Why is Rayman such a big deal all of a sudden?

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User Info: Ryu X

Ryu X
4 years ago#1
How many of you have played Rayman Origins? Because Rayman Legends is really similar to it. If anything its just a really ordinary platformer. Rayman doesn't even sell that well has a lot French humor in it that a lot of people just don't care for.

Rayman Origins sales figures
PS3 - 720,000
360 - 555,000
Wii - 420,000

This game sold about 1.7 million copies total on all systems it was released for. Rayman has never been a major release or a highly anticipated game.

Considering the Wii sold about 98 million consoles and it sold a measly 420k copies of Rayman Origins. This isn't a hot selling game by any means.

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4 years ago#2
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User Info: Baha05

4 years ago#3
It's more the fact that it got pushed back to try to make the most money rather then releasing the finished products
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User Info: LemonKweenstaaa

4 years ago#4
I never really cared for Rayman.

Now watch me get called a flip flopper despite never praising the series. Ever.
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User Info: wingo84

4 years ago#5
Because it looks awesome?
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User Info: jackorhoads

4 years ago#6
Any excuse to slam the wiiu and nintendo. It probably got more attention because of the limited game library. Either way I wasn't going to buy it - but sucks for the people who were hyped.
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User Info: Bahamut_10th

4 years ago#7
You don't get it.
The Wii U doesn't has more than a few games worth buying at the moment.
Many people were looking forward to Rayman because it would be one good game to play while bigger and more hyped games were coming later.
That's also the reason the game could have had a lot more atention than it will ever get from old and new players.

Now Ubisoft delayed the release for september no one will care about it, it will sell like crap despide the bigger userbase. Too many antecipated titles will be coming around that month.

User Info: VRX3000

4 years ago#8
1) Because I played the demo and loved it.
2) I already paid for it in full
3) It is already complete
4) It was kind of a game drought right now so it was the perfect time to release a good "not big name" game. It WILL get clobbered holiday season with too many big names out there. That's why Fire Emblem is doing great right now. Dry spells are the perfect time to get sales. Fire Emblem in September however, would lose half the sales because Mario would drown it out.
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User Info: Beatperson14

4 years ago#9
Let's see... Why is one of the most established series in the world a big deal? Hmm... I dunno!

User Info: genlock

4 years ago#10
TC, I agree. This game doesn't even really look that interesting, even with the WiiMote
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