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2 years ago#1
Ubisoft:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMcMph-TW9I

2K:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tMjyGJdzwk


Makes me sad to see AC4, which will obviously be crap since Ubisoft is just milking the series now, is getting a ton of love from a cliche idiotic pirate trailer. While poor old Bioshock is getting leftovers with a well designed, intriguing mockumentary.

What is wrong with the gamers?
2 years ago#2
PCmonkey101 posted...
What is wrong with the gamers?


Lots of things. BioShock is not an annual release, hence, it doesn't get as much recognition.
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2 years ago#3
They have different business models. Ubisoft releases every year because they want to, but 2K doesn't because they simply don't want to and their beliefs are different on it.

2K, and Ubisoft has 2 completely different business models.

Also CDPR has the best business model.
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2 years ago#4
zerooo0 posted...
Also CDPR has the best business model.


I'll reserve my judgement till they become a bigger company.
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2 years ago#5
From: PCmonkey101 | #001
Makes me sad to see AC4, which will obviously be crap since Ubisoft is just milking the series now



now?
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2 years ago#6
I lol'd.
ITT: "a game I like isn't getting enough attention! This other popular game that I barely know anything about sucks!!!"
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2 years ago#7
I'm waiting for 2014 summer to play AC4. It's gonna be fun then cause that's a year and a half since I played the last one.
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2 years ago#8
From: DarkSymbiote | #004
zerooo0 posted...
Also CDPR has the best business model.


I'll reserve my judgement till they become a bigger company.


Maybe he shoulda stated that his opinion was from a consumer's point of view.
It's yet to be seen whether their no-DRM policy will actually pan out to a huge loss of sales.

Honestly, I doubt it. If people want to pirate your game, they're going to pirate it. They found that the vast majority of pirated versions of The Witcher 2 were actually the original DRM laden version they could later crack, rather than the completely DRM free versions released later. Suggested to them that pirates are more interested in cracking a game open rather than simply taking it.

It's like stealing a magazine or stealing a Argos catalogue.
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2 years ago#9
Was AC3 really that bad?

I just finished 2 in December. Have Brotherhood and Revelations in my drawer and plan on digging into them soon.

3 looked sweet. Was it really that buggy? Is this just a case of big game backlash?
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2 years ago#10
AC3 seemed bad for people who loved the series, I played 1 and 2 (not Brohood or Revelations) and never got into it. Even though I never got too far in AC3 from what I did play it was easily my favorite.
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