dumb question i know, but nowadays since i hear that term so much what is it?
are they the game equivalent of a summer blockbuster movie? just a high cost technical explosion feast? because so far thats what it seems.
nowadays there's like 2 tiers of games, top level AAA and indie, why is that? there used to be a middle ground, i've played many indie/cheaper/lesser known games that are insanely fun & then theres the big titles that were imo quite boring.
it just seems to me that the cheaper titles are more game-ish? while bigger titles are like movies that let you join in sometimes, its like each new title takes a bit more of the gameplay away each time. seems the longer a series lives the less you can really do. story is great to have, wicked visuals are a bonus but if they outnumber the gameplay in a videogame then something needs to be tweaked.
thats why i always thought it was funny people bashed asura's wrath when it seems thats where games are headed anyways --- "Remember Me" is awesome
#2KalammerPosted 7/31/2013 4:16:23 PM
It's any game with a sufficiently large marketing budget, and completely lacking originality. --- "My job isn't to offer help in the way that you mean." - Boogiepop
#3ChromaticAngelPosted 7/31/2013 4:16:36 PM
It's a very high budget, commercially published game. --- "The easiest way to stop piracy is ... by giving those people a service that's better than what they're receiving from the pirates." ~ Gabe Newell.
#4donbrifwayPosted 7/31/2013 4:17:28 PM
Remember Me is a AAA game. --- Steam: donbrifway
#5DownSouth113Posted 7/31/2013 4:18:51 PM
Its all your overrated games. Call of duties,bioshocks,grand theft autos, all AAA --- i5 3570k,Nvidia GTX 650 Ti, 8gb DDR3,ASRock Z77 Pro 4,Apevia Black/Blue X-Trooper, 675 Thermaltake,Windows 8 Steam- Overyourlimit85
#6lazycomplifePosted 7/31/2013 4:18:57 PM
It's the baby of a morally questionable, slightly talented developer and a powerful and corrupt money hungry mob boss. --- Official Swinub 3DS Friend Code: 0602-6783-9027
#7jake-sfPosted 7/31/2013 4:20:17 PM(edited)
I spent 10 millions on making the game
I spent 100 millions on marketing.
I'm an AAA game. --- http://www.youtube.com/user/SFJake250?feature=watch http://sfjake.zxq.net/
#8skpalPosted 7/31/2013 4:19:28 PM
Its all your overrated games. Call of duties,bioshocks,grand theft autos, all AAA
#9Kokuei05Posted 7/31/2013 4:20:07 PM
Basically high marketed games. There is still the middle ground games where there won't be any commercials of them but they'll just show up on Steam one day randomly. --- http://youtu.be/WbxOaq6_i1Y
#10DaedalusExPosted 7/31/2013 4:23:03 PM
It's a rating of how good the game is, except the grading rubric is reversed.