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BS. I remember ten years ago when PC games were $30.
$30 ten years ago for a AAA title, right when it was released and not on a sale? I don't remember that.

I remember paying $55 for a SNES game in 1992. That would be $85 today.

PC games have a wide range. I paid $13 for Minecraft 6 months ago. I paid $20 for Sins of a Solar Empire (with 2 expansions) 8 months ago. But I can still pay $50 for many games.
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post #52 of 97
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New releases of major titles were still about $50 in 2001. In fact, they have been $50 or more since the 1980's.

Im' pretty sure that, even counting for the inflation, developers are charging way more today than they did back in the 1980.

Just think about how many games they would have sold in the 1980's @ $50 vs games they're selling these days at $50.
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post #53 of 97
homefront sucks. sorry. it was a waste of money. another game hyped up by a decent looking trailer that just didn't deliver.
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My guess is the game has had mediocre sales, based off of its mediocre gameplay, and they want to move more units.
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Im' pretty sure that, even counting for the inflation, developers are charging way more today than they did back in the 1980.

Just think about how many games they would have sold in the 1980's @ $50 vs games they're selling these days at $50.
That is totally not true. I remember some games would be sold for $40, $50, $60 or even more in the original NES era. One thing that is true is that videogame prices have mostly remained the same despite inflation.
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post #55 of 97
It's a CoDclone AAA FPS that didn't get at least 9/10

That's a significant problem, if you don't get at least nine everyone loses faith in you, THQ's stock fell like 20% cause it didn't get the 9/10 mark
post #56 of 97
Surely they should be charging more for this?

It's a great game, single player is very reminiscent of Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and multiplayer is fantastic. Its a shame that CoD:BO Still sells for the same price after 4 months, yet after a few days, this goes down in price.
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post #57 of 97
Still FAR To expensive. Make it $20 and I MIGHT consider buying it.
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Im' pretty sure that, even counting for the inflation, developers are charging way more today than they did back in the 1980.
You must be born in the 90's to make a statement like that. Prices went up with SNES and Genesis to $80 before they went back down to $40 with Ps1.

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Just think about how many games they would have sold in the 1980's @ $50 vs games they're selling these days at $50.
And just think how much more it costs to MAKE a game now than back in the 80's.
    
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Being a STEAM game you can see all players playing it. It peaked at like 6-7k. That's pretty terrible.
You sent this message 9 hours ago.
Here, at argentina, I still need to wait 6 horus to play the game... So... I guess the game hasn't been released everywhere, yet
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