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User Info: yamas11

yamas11
2 years ago#1
Does From even have any other series that could allow them to get as much sales as the Souls games?
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DotsAndLines
2 years ago#2
Armored Core has a dedicated fanbase.
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User Info: CammyApple

CammyApple
2 years ago#3
yamas11 posted...
Does From even have any other series that could allow them to get as much sales as the Souls games?


Considering none of their games were ever big sellers in the past I don't think it's an issue.
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User Info: KyoReiseTaisen

KyoReiseTaisen
2 years ago#4
CammyApple posted...
yamas11 posted...
Does From even have any other series that could allow them to get as much sales as the Souls games?


Considering none of their games were ever big sellers in the past I don't think it's an issue.


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User Info: CammyApple

CammyApple
2 years ago#5
Also before someone loses their butt and goes nerd rage I'll point out I enjoy many of their other games and series. I feel that they make quality games, as well as some real horrible ones too. I'm simply saying their games never sold well in the past. Sales numbers have never been a "thing" for FROM.
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User Info: KyoReiseTaisen

KyoReiseTaisen
2 years ago#6
CammyApple posted...
Also before someone loses their butt and goes nerd rage I'll point out I enjoy many of their other games and series. I feel that they make quality games, as well as some real horrible ones too. I'm simply saying their games never sold well in the past. Sales numbers have never been a "thing" for FROM.


Translation - They are niche. #dealwithit

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User Info: CammyApple

CammyApple
2 years ago#7
KyoReiseTaisen posted...
CammyApple posted...
Also before someone loses their butt and goes nerd rage I'll point out I enjoy many of their other games and series. I feel that they make quality games, as well as some real horrible ones too. I'm simply saying their games never sold well in the past. Sales numbers have never been a "thing" for FROM.


Translation - They are niche. #dealwithit

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User Info: shawnmck

shawnmck
2 years ago#8
They also make the Armored Core series, but it has limited appeal.
The Souls series is their BIGGEST franchise by far.
But it should be kept in mind that they are a small Developing studio...its hard to branch out when you are a small company and thus can't just start multiple games at the same time.
And with the success of the Souls series, its possible that they can branch out and try new things.
Give them another ten years, and they will probably have a bigger library of titles.

User Info: CammyApple

CammyApple
2 years ago#9
shawnmck posted...
They also make the Armored Core series, but it has limited appeal.
The Souls series is their BIGGEST franchise by far.
But it should be kept in mind that they are a small Developing studio...its hard to branch out when you are a small company and thus can't just start multiple games at the same time.
And with the success of the Souls series, its possible that they can branch out and try new things.
Give them another ten years, and they will probably have a bigger library of titles.


I wouldn't be so sure. Since 94 they essentially have two franchises. The Armored Core series which peaked in quality a while ago. And The King's Field/Souls series. The pop out a one off game here and there but really that's it.

In ten years the library will likely be larger, but they will be Souls or Armored Core titles. Maybe a Chromehounds 2. Perhaps another first person RPG.
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User Info: Aeneman

Aeneman
2 years ago#10
They did 3D Dot didnt they? I'll have another of those please!
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