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Gearbox Software's Randy Pitchford says sales aren't everything

Randy Pitchford says that sales figures aren’t the only thing the developer is looking for after some fans debated whether or not “Borderlands” was Gearbox Software’s only successful franchise following the recent controversy surrounding “Aliens: Colonial Marines.” The President of Gearbox Software said, "Sales are nice, but we exist to gratify and entertain and we always learn something when we fail to impress some customers."

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Root1189d ago (Edited 1189d ago )

He says after he found out Aliens CM flopped

BakedGoods1189d ago

True, but he did say:

"...we exist to gratify and entertain..."

...which is totally hypocritical considering ACM. If sales aren't everything you'd think they'd have spent the last year 'completing' ACM instead of developing a fake-gameplay trailer and jamming the real game out the door.

Nitrowolf21189d ago

Funny thing is, every dev says this when their game tanks in sales. They never do say this when their games sell millions first months.

Non-flop - Thanks for teh support guys
Flop - Sales don't mean shit to us!!

HammadTheBeast1189d ago

"Gearbox Software's Randy Pitchford says sales aren't everything"

Apparently, neither is quality.

zeal0us1189d ago (Edited 1189d ago )

Sorry Randy but "Sales are nice, but we exist to gratify and entertain and we always learn something when we fail to impress some customers."

Doesn't justify what happen A:CM. You can keep coming up with excuses/pointless statements or you can try to fix the problem.

g2gshow1189d ago

they should be locked in a room an forced to play duke nukem

dasbeer881189d ago

Not Duke Nukem Forever.

Superman 64. O_O

3-4-51189d ago

I guess telling the truth isn't "everything " either Randy.

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A LIVING LEGEND1189d ago

long winded excuses and public apologies are preferable to decent games or acceptable sales....if all else fails.

coolbeans1189d ago (Edited 1189d ago )

Remember when this saying was saved to serve as a reminder for us to focus on the game's quality?

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coolbeans1189d ago (Edited 1189d ago )

Double Post. Sorry.

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