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Submitted by TheGamerScene 1153d ago | news

£50,000 DLC experiment ‘Curiosity’

Peter Molyneux’s upcoming game has DLC that costs £50,000. The former Microsoft and Lionhead man told New Scientist that it forms part of an experiment to explore the minds of social media users, he told New Scientist. (22 Cans, Android, Dev, iPhone, PS3, Xbox 360)

Snookies12  +   1153d ago
Every time I turn around this guy does or says something even dumber...
MAJ0R  +   1153d ago
In this case I'm not so sure that he's being dumb, but actually trying to prove a point that no matter how much or what kind of DLC is released, people will buy it.
NewMonday  +   1153d ago
and he will get even more pissed off hackers targeting the game in retaliation
zeeshan  +   1153d ago
This guy and Patcher! Arrghh, I can't, I just can't... :s
WolfLeBlack  +   1153d ago
Who is willing to bet that when that final person breaks open the black cube to reveal its contents, it'll be a diamond chisel?

Peter Molyneux, screwing with your head because he damn well can! :D
TLG1991  +   1153d ago
whats that in xbox live points -_-

this guy is a tit, end of he thinks he is clever or some kind of visionary like steve jobs or something and he is far from it.
Lord_Sloth  +   1153d ago
I find it funny that you cited Steve Jobs as a Visionary.
Bowzabub  +   1153d ago
Sounds kinda gimmicky to me.
Hufandpuf  +   1153d ago
Interesting...
Colonel_Dante  +   1153d ago
There is a line between sanity and insanity..

Peter crossed into insanity.
What he calls a "psychological test" is really a silly ploy to trick one stupid child in the world to max their parents credit card..

Note the last statement, "would one individual buy it? or would gamers club in the money to "share its power" "

That is manipulation.

Sorry, Peter. But you're asking for trouble and lawsuits.
Colonel_Dante  +   1153d ago
There is a line between sanity and insanity..

Peter crossed into insanity.
What he calls a "psychological test" is really a silly ploy to trick one stupid child in the world to max their parents credit card..

Note the last statement, "would one individual buy it? or would gamers club in the money to "share its power" "

That is manipulation.

Sorry, Peter. But you're asking for trouble and lawsuits.

P.S, Peter, if the "contents" of the "cube" was so important, you can bet they'll be a video of it on Youtube and another saying you're mad.
kasasensei  +   1152d ago
I'm going to make another experiment. Completely ignore everything he's saying. Wanna rape gamers in the name of experimentation? No thanks, we got all we need with present dlc habits already.
MacDonagh  +   1152d ago
Wouldn't it also depend on what the DLC was exactly? Say that the DLC in question had every game of every system that's ever been, including all releases for the next two generations of consoles over a 10-20 year period; would people be interested in buying it?

Probably not, but it's nice to think about.
TheGamerScene  +   1152d ago
Very interesting read
pandehz  +   1151d ago
The day someone buys that dlc and he calls it a marketwide consumer analysis I swear im gonna.....

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