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post #11 of 27
Why do you guys attack him when he says the same things we do?
post #12 of 27
does he know of COD? BO best selling game ever? apparently not.


(i know COD is a crap example but it sold well)
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post #13 of 27
Yea except to some of us those 99 cent games are only good for sitting on the toilet or a waiting room... mainly sitting on a toilet.
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post #14 of 27
1) Take a few months to design a creative game.
2) Sell for $1 or so.
3) Make big bucks.
4) Claim console gaming is dead.

There you have it people. A guy who made a successful casual game says the still thriving console industry is dead.
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post #15 of 27
Doesn't the Xbox and PS3 have casual games in its store for cheap?

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Why do you guys attack him when he says the same things we do?
The hive mind is confused.
post #16 of 27
Consoles will die when your friends all want to come over and have some beers and play NBA Live on a 2" x 5" screen.. which will be like never. Stupid guy is stupid, but it doesn't matter because in a year everyone will have forgotten completely who he is.

And in other news, the CEO of EA has apparently died from laughter in his $500 million home in Beverly Hills.
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 3/15/11 at 9:13am
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everything's dying...
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Attributed to the general trend of the masses toward shorter and shorter attention spans, the insistence of having everything right here right now, the loss of appreciation for patience, and the general air of entitlement with the younger generations. I'm upset, but not surprised.

Then again, the general availability of "always connected" devices (i.e. smartphones) that can only handle simpler games doesn't help.

Give me an immersive, engaging, and slightly innovative PC or console game any day over a game where it amounts to me massaging the touch screen of an ipod touch, iphone, or android device. I'll admit, lots of games I play on my ipod touch are good for passing the time, but I'll never be interested in paying for a single one.
    
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post #19 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by PhillyOverclocker View Post
Consoles will die when your friends all want to come over and have some beers and play NBA Live on a 2" x 5" screen.. which will be like never. Stupid guy is stupid, but it doesn't matter because in a year everyone will have forgotten completely who he is.

And in other news, the CEO of EA has apparently died from laughter in his $500 million home in Beverly Hills.
Exactly... LOL

Yea Angry Birds is definitely going to outsell COD...
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Yea except to some of us those 99 cent games are only good for sitting on the toilet or a waiting room... mainly sitting on a toilet.
Hahaha... This ftw. The only time I ever play angry birds is on the toilet at work.
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