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post #11 of 104
Aww man, I liked those. Then again, 90% of my games are purchased on Steam now.

I remember reading the GTA: San Andreas manual on the loo, makes good bog material.
    
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post #12 of 104
Only manuals I ever read were ones related to fighting games, as it showed you the combos and such, after they started putting that information in the game I didn't bother reading them anymore. Pretty much every game according the the genre has the same controls now.
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post #13 of 104
I always liked a nice quality colour manual, I'm kinda disappointed when I open up a game and it's black and white
post #14 of 104
You can just print the manual online..

Honestly lol.
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You people know you can read them on the computer? They aren't completely ditching the manual just having the electronic copy.
post #16 of 104
I forgot the last time I actually read one of those, unless I was visiting the bathroom.
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post #17 of 104
Good move by EA, no one really uses manuals anymore, plus it saves money, greater profits, and the slight chance of lower prices [madness?!].

+1 for EA
    
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post #18 of 104
Normal Edition = £30
Special edition with one bonus item = £40
Ultimate Edition with above Plus manual = £50
Omega Ultra edition with above plus artwork = £60
Alpha Omega UberDuper Super edition with above plus a figurine = £100

I see how this works...

Ok the benefits are obvious... I dont see anything wrong with this unless u reeealy reeealy need reading material when jumping on the loo...
post #19 of 104
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I remember buying CnC Ra3 but I lacked the hardware to play it so I spend hours reading and sniffing the manual
Same with supreme commander
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post #20 of 104
I also liked reading the manuals. I just got BF:BC2 and was quite shocked that the manual was like 6 pages. (EA game) Looks like they have been moving towards this for a while.
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