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post #21 of 29
Their super fast pacing is why the game is only 4 hours instead of 8.
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post #22 of 29
I'm sorry but 3 million on the first day for an franchise that isn't well established is an unfair expectation.
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Lol half of these preorders where due to getting a hat in TF2, and a free copy of metro 2033. I'm not sure it would of sold as much as it did without them.
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CoD doesn't get critized as much because MW2 was the first game that invented the entire "interactive movie' genre, as opposed to Homefront blatantly ripping it off, I was experiencing deja vu when seeing the white house destroyed U.S. gets overrun, similiar to MW2, drive by and watch civilians shot, just like in COD4, drive humvee, watch slo mo cutscenes, shoot predator drone. All these ideas were stolen from CoD.
Edited by Heret|c - 3/23/11 at 6:21am
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post #25 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Heret|c;12836890 
CoD doesn't get critized as much because MW2 was the first game that invented the entire "interactive movie' genre, as opposed to Homefront blatantly ripping it off, I was experiencing deja vu when seeing the white house destroyed U.S. gets overrun, similiar to MW2, drive by and watch civilians shot, just like in COD4, drive humvee, watch slo mo cutscenes, shoot predator drone. All these ideas were stolen from CoD.

cod was definately not the first game to do any of those. Once again people thinking that cod invented the FPS, probably the same people who think blizzard invented the MMO and RTS genre, and that warhammer and starcraft are a ripoff of warhammer and 40k.
Edited by Vhati - 3/23/11 at 6:46am
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i actually enjoy this game....
    
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I'd just like to say that Pachter is a (f)tool. He has oral diarrhoea turned on 24/7.


I don't know how anyone can still take him seriously.
    
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post #28 of 29
In all seriousness, the game looked great pre launch (still does), but I never got the impression that it was going to sell Millions in its first month, nor did i get the impression that that is what others thought that as well. Nowhere near enough hype for it.

they made 15 Million before the game even launched, It's not GTA/Rockstar, but that's still a fine metric to be proud of by any standard.

I think it's an excellent shooter, and Vhati's point about new comers being judged more harshly than the veterans in gaming reviews is spot on. Hopefully the game and co do well despite this absurd turn of events lol.
    
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I enjoyed the SP enough to buy it for the MP. I really hope it gains more momentum in the sales department so the MP can really take off. Sure a lot of the stuff has been done before, but it helps to compare a game to a piece of music. Just because there has been songs made using guitars, bass, and drums doesn't mean that every song using those instruments is a ripoff of it.
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 3/24/11 at 5:29am
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