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[KT] Blizzard’s Next MMO Is ‘A Total Ball To Play’, Follows Diablo III

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There's this guy who says that Blizzard's next massively multiplayer game is "a total ball to play." He says the game, code-named Titan, is "the type of game that will have a very long life, much like World of Warcraft has."

This guy is biased. He's Paul Sams and he works at Blizzard. He's the chief operating officer of the makers of World of Warcraft. Should we trust this man?
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Trust him or not, Blizzard has never disappointed me personally with a launch of one of their games. Sure their games take absolutely forever to launch and they take decades to make a final release date, but in the end the game is always polished well.
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Ugg I am afraid that Diablo is kinda the same D&D type environment, wish they would have started something fresh!
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Ugg I am afraid that Diablo is kinda the same D&D type environment, wish they would have started something fresh!
Why mess with perfection?
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I don't doubt what he says. Blizzard always delivers. They're the last of the handful of AAA PC devs, so they have my support 100%
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No I think it will have a successful launch due to massive millions thrown at the marketing campaign but ultimately fail 5 - 6 months down the road. Blizzard has sucked lately, just keep on milking more stale WoW expansions, trying to pass off a regurgitated SC1 with WC3 engine as SC2, dumbing down Diablo franchise for the 6 year olds and removing pentagramms. They don't have innovative ideas any more, just milking their brand equity focus group design by committee approved by the board of directors calculated to appeal to target audience.

Blizzard had a good run, but nothing will ever kill WoW, and all their other franchises are on the decline. If I were Bobby Kotick I would rather order Blizzard to just keep milking WoW as long as they can, and develop WoW - 2.
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No I think it will have a successful launch due to massive millions thrown at the marketing campaign but ultimately fail 5 - 6 months down the road. Blizzard has sucked lately, just keep on milking more stale WoW expansions, trying to pass off a regurgitated SC1 with WC3 engine as SC2, dumbing down Diablo franchise for the 6 year olds and removing pentagramms. They don't have innovative ideas any more, just milking their brand equity focus group design by committee approved by the board of directors calculated to appeal to target audience.

Blizzard had a good run, but nothing will ever kill WoW, and all their other franchises are on the decline. If I were Bobby Kotick I would rather order Blizzard to just keep milking WoW as long as they can, and develop WoW - 2.
Lol? Not sure if this post is serious.
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His use of the word "ball" makes me think the game is for senior citizens.
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Lol? Not sure if this post is serious.
It is, he speaks the truth
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I don't see how SCII is that bad. I like it very much, and it feels very nice for your eyes to play on nicer graphics. As for WoW, I stopped playing it because it gets old after 1-3 years. Maybe Titan won't be a WoW killer, but if it's good it will get my attention just to play something new. Cataclysm didn't impress <- that's recycling if you ask me. If you looked at the Cata add 1-2 months before release, they said the "whole" azeroth whatsoever world will be changed. Yet only a few lands have minor/medium changes. Elewyn Forest isn't in flames.
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