Down with Demos |

Ed Wilson @ - "I don’t like demos. It’s taken me a while to realise though. I’ll still download them until the cows come home, but that doesn’t mean that I like them and I’ll tell you why. To me a demo should provide you with the full game experience up to a point, expressing to you what you can expect to see and do when you purchase the full release but then limiting the amount of time you can spend on the game or limiting the amount of progression you can make."

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Linko642116d ago

What exactly was he expecting from a Fifa/Pro evo demo? they showcase the new gameplay by providing a match with 2 halfs. Asking for all the features of a Fifa game in a demo is just silly and unrealistic.

OhMyGandhi2116d ago

What is this guy talking about? The Dead Space demo was fantastic, it perfectly captured the overall mood/atmosphere of the game, and it didn't feel cheap or "unfinished" like the author mentioned.

It sounds like he doesn't like demos because of a few sports related titles, which is interesting, because he sounds incredibly loyal to a few soccer titles already, so he would most likely be picking up the games anyway.

Demos are free. You get to play a retail title for -free-.
This is the first time I've ever heard someone not just dislike a particular game's demo, but -all- demos.