Codemaster wants to bring back Shareware.
People already do with all the DLC bullshit at launch or a month after the game is released.
And then people wonder why Codemasters' games fail so badly that they're forced to go and beg players to play them for free...
That's is why won't buy for a while Blazblue CS, cause of those unbalanced practices in the gaming industry...
so you don't want a rebalanced fighting game sold at half price with news features and some minor character dlc afterwards ..meaning that the game will still cost you less than a full retail price game .. nice logic bro
They sell the game finished but just make us pay to unlock the stuff thats ALREADY ON THE DAMN DISC! We are looking at the beginning of another crash i think due to the obscene greed of companies.
Like Modern Warfare 2? No thank you... Next!
Beat me to it. Not like I had much of a chance, though; it's a miracle this joke wasn't made in the first post.
ironically the game sold millions up on millions
How was MW2 unfinished? It has more content on the disc than most games released in the past 4 years.
Sounds a lot like episodic content.
what the hell are these companies thinking? they do realize that core gamers are the ones that buy things new, and not used right. Well we buy things that we want and are looking forward to, new. Do the CEOs want it to be 1982 all over again?
shouldn't codemasters be worrying about producing games that people want to buy period, let alone episodically? frankly they're the easiest publisher to ignore.
Harsh but nonetheless true. +bubs
what games have they made?
They made the Dirt games, and my favorite failure of theirs, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising.
Sounds like excluding several parts of the game that have to do with the storyline just to sell them online to be able to finish the main story arc, and if you choose not to buy the DLC then you will end up with a game that doesn't make sense, and leave much more conflicts unresolved (though many complete games feel incomplete and have nothing to do with the DLC trend or this idea).
It's official. This guy, Pachter & Kotick complete the 3 stooges of gouging.
Hmmmmm, explains why operation flashpoint dragon rising sucked balls.....
I can not remember when Codemasters actually released a finished game. Like a fool I have purchased their titles and not one of them has ever been polished. I have learned my lesson though.
Don't they only make racing games anyway... I got GRID free with my video card...good game, shame about the douchebagery though.
Something tells me that in the future i will be buying a great deal fewer games rather than more. They are going to get less out of me, certainly not more. I think im going to need to stock up on games this gen and keep playing them (lots of gooders too this gen i think) and simply skip moving to the next gen entirely prehaps.
I think it might be bargain bin o'clock. But titles from devs that don't screw you early on, buy games from devs you hate used or for $10 12 months later.
Here's a simple solution: DEVELOP FOR PS3. Blu-Ray + Un-hacked firmware = NO PIRACY. (I'm pretty sure it's still un-hacked. I read some guy did it, but it doesn't seem to have spread, so I'd just say it isn't hacked.)
We as Gamers buy games to enjoy the FULL experience. We already buy the games for $60. We don't want to pay again to play the complete game. FOR EXAMPLE: you pay $60 for the disk then they charge you another $40 to play the other half of the game. That's a total of $100 just to finish a game that was originally supposed to be $60. Talk about companies been greedy.
I think- and this is gonna sound crazy here- some companies might have already started doing that.
Unfinished games,lol. I thought we already had them. Yeah, sounds good and it's right up there with unfinished cars,planes,trains. Then again maybe this guy should work for M$, because they release unfinished goods:)
the apocalypse of gaming is coming people our only savior is the holy PC with the greed of companies like Crapivision and CRAPmasters our only hope is to turn back to the PC with the small companies and the indie stuff and hacking SPREAD THE WORD PEOPLE.....THE APOCALYPSE OF GAMING IS COMING
Wow.....just, wow. That pic on the article was exactly what i was thinking.
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