Activision has issued a statement regarding the release dates for the PC and Playstation 3 versions of the upcoming multiplatform title, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD.
Customer Comments On Buying Tony Hawk HD : "I have the money to buy it, but since your not releasing it at the same time I will spend it elsewhere. When will I have enough money to buy your pure profit game? Well I dunno, i'll let you know after I buy a few other games"
It sucks that some stuff are timed exclusives. I mean i understand console exclusive games but timed exclusive games and DLC is just ridiculous.
Wish Microsoft would use the money to make some new IP's instead of wasting time on timed exclusive stuff that people on PS3 and PC will just wait for... Pointless.
I just find it ironic they would do that to sony considering Tony started on the ps brand. It's almost discriminating if you ask me.
That sucks hairy balls. Tony Hawk was born on Playstation, and it was the PS fanbse that turned it into such a big franchise, so if any platform was going to get it first it should be PS3. Not to mention its the best controller for TH.
Microsofts "Here is money we could spend on an exclusive title of our own, but instead we are paying for a stupid timed exclusive deal" check sitting on Activision's desk says otherwise.
they clearly have a lame exclusive deal with microsoft... they just dont want to talk about it and they think we are stupid enough to believe the p.r bullshit they say.
or someone at Activision Marketing division seriously needs to get a reevaluation. It makes absolutely no good business sense to release a new title on one platform while purposefully delay the release of the same game on another platform within the same timeframe. It cannot only negatively affect consumer goodwill, but it can also result in lost sales. Microsoft must of made a "contribution" to Activision that was sizeably enough for them to just think: "F*ck PSN, Microsoft is our real daddy now!"
I saw this coming a mile away as soon as it was announced as an Xbox Summer Arcade game, in fact I think we all saw it coming.. Its no doubt this is none other than another one of Microsoft's exclusivity deals with Activision. They do this with Call of Duty and now THPS. Worst of all is they outright neglected their main fanbase who have been begging for a remix/remake of the original THPS games for years now. I am of course speaking of those who played all the games from THPS on the Playstation 1 to the horrid THUG sequels on Playstation 2 and Playstation 3. Well there's really nothing I or we can't do but to wait for the game to be um.. "finished" *roll-eyes* and then purchase it. Thank you Activision for once again proving you're total money grubbing scumbags, and thanks Robomodo for not even telling us the truth.
"Still in development" Yeah, ok.
THPS HD is the first game of Xbox LIVE's Summer of Arcade. Why would anyone expect it to release at the same time on PS3 or PC? I don't care about this game, though. I'm way more excited about the other Summer of Arcade titles like Dust: An Elysian Tale, Deadlight, and Hybrid. Microsoft is just knocking it out of the park with XBLA this year! I'm a happy gamer.
XBLA fanboy plug if I ever heard one... :/ Plenty of people care about this game obviously. Just cuz ur not interested in it doesn't mean it's crap or not worthy of the "legendary" summer of arcade label.
Microsoft demands timed exclusivity for anything in their Summer of Overpriced Games. I remember people being pissed about Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light receiving the same treatment.
Exactly. Just like Braid and Limbo. With the latter even becoming close to being a PSN exclusive but the devs didn't want to give Sony the IP. So what happens? They go to XBLA where there are no quality restrictions and they love to pass on original and promising IPs. Smh. Just wait for these games to eventually come out better, complete, and cheaper on PC and PSN.
Now that really irritated me, especially the Underworld DLC being timed exclusive....Thats also when i started to not care about Tomb Raider as much....
Yeah, Microsoft paid for exclusive DLC for Underworld and the game sold better on PS3.
I was going to pick this up, but bought Witcher 2 so that'll keep me busy. Dust: An Elysian Tale will be bought Day 1 though.
I really have had it up to here (lol) with developers and game studios speaking of how much they want to give fans what they want and how all of their work is simply just to satisfy gamers but then things such as this happen.
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