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4 Things in the Gaming Industry That Have Turned Their Backs on Their Fans

Don’t we all get frustrated when we have a favorite game or publisher or even console that doesn’t quite live up to our expectations? It can feel like we got slapped in the face for throwing our money down on something isn’t what it was perceived to be or did not match what was presented to us in the past. When a game gets popular it is because of the fans, it is because what we were shown was something we enjoyed which is why fans come back to buy next installments of games or the next big console. There have been a few major things in the gaming industry that has made their fan base feel betrayed by a company’s actions; leaving gamers upset around the world. Out of the handful of reasons to feel upset by a certain game some have abandoned everything they made themselves to be, abandoned their fans to get a step ahead with money. When thinking about getting ‘thrown under the bus’ we are sure a few choice names in the gaming industry come to mind but which ones are the most deceiving?

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TheSuperior 1290d ago

The disappointment I feel with Saints Row makes me sad every day. I hang on to the last hope with Saints Row 4 following what Saints Row 2 made but know with the whole "Enter the Dominatrix" thing it won’t be what the true fans want. Guess I will be relying on GTA V to get my gangster fix.

TheSuperior 1290d ago

Activision is a vampire but doesn’t really turn their back per-say... Think they publish the same content over and over again; exactly what the players can expect from them. Extremely disappointing but turn backs only sort of.

SheaHoff1290d ago

With advances in technology come different costs, processes, etc. It seems that every gaming company has to struggle or make hard decisions regarding pricing and customer-base. I guess it just depends which way they go. Some definitely did better than others this year.

NintyJazz1290d ago

The Wii wasnt a great console but it seems like the author focused his attention from a lot of really great games. Like he mentions NSMWii but doesnt mention Galaxy? It's just a little off and comes off as butthurt.

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