Play.tm: Though Bulletstorm is a new IP, EA has high hopes for the title based on its developer's heritage.
Better. Because I'm actually buying a copy and it's on all platforms.
Too many FPS games this year and early 2011, even if it's multiplatform, it will maybe sell 2-4m units.
Yeah, I'm going to have to agree with you. I mean Killzone 3, Crysis 2, Gears of War 3, Dead Space 2; there are so many great games in the early part of next year and I think Homefront may be a sleep. Just too many shooters for a new IP to really make any really impact and I'm pretty sure hundreds of thousands will still be playing Halo Reach and COD: Black Ops.
Im not going to buy this the game looks great but the gameplay seems... Mehh
I think it has a chance. They need to market it right. While it's game play is somewhat unique it's nothing super special but what has me interested is the cheesy humor. The game play demo's they showed at Gamescom and E3 had me laughing a few times just from the one liners. Being a fan of Steve Blum(who plays the main character) I will be picking up a copy just to hear him in the game.
i was actually annoyed by the one-liners. I'll probably give it a rental first, then decide if it's worth the purchase.
Ya I agree this game line of reminds me of time splinters on the gc I'm looking forward to this game but it has a lot to deal with in terms of fps.
I didn't know Steve Blum voiced the main character. Thats an automatic +1 for Bulletstorm.
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EA is retarded. I mean its possible, its a multiplat, but looks kind average and there are alot of FPS already. And FPS are my favorite type of games.
Then they'll get disappointed...
Not that many people care about BS, the same way they care about GeoW. It might sell less.
I dont know why I just dont like the art direction and the style of the game. So im gonna pass, it just looks to gritty..i dont know how to really explain it.
nobody cared about gears before it was released
All it really has going for it is the multiplatform benefit. I honestly can't see it doing that well - maybe like Dante's Inferno, Dead Space or Bioshock 2 levels but its gonna have trouble pushing more than 1.5 mill, IMO.
It will sell more considering it is multiplatform.
A lot of multiplatform games haven't sold well.
Even multiplatform, I doubt the game will sell as much as Gears. You never know though ...
Maybe, maybe not.
EA expects too much
EA is putting to much pressure on a new IP to be something that it's not. Gears Of War 3 is a accumulation of 5 years of work, building a community of core Gears fans. The Franchise has sold 12+ million to date and Gears 2 sold around 6 million. Gears Of war 3 with 4 player co-op, Horde/beast mode and multi-player with dedicated servers will be tough to beat for anybody, let alone a brand new IP. Having said that, Bulletstorm does have some great graphics and gameplay and the multi-player hasn't been shown yet. I think expecting MOH to sell 7 million is a wee bit lofty but who knows with MW2 gamers buying any and every military FPS coming along. Bulletstorm: http://www.youtube.com/watc... Gears Of war 3: http://www.youtube.com/watc... They both look great but I think Gears is gonna be tough to beat an any platform.
New IPs rarely sell better than well know previously established ones.
Aye. Like Bioshock and Dead Rising, right?
Like I said, Rarely.
the original gears sold well to, and it was a new IP at the time.
But it was an exclusive game and largely hyped for that reason alone. Not to mention it came in 2006 when there weren't that many good titles on the Next gen systems.
@Theonik Thanks for the explanation, didn't think of it like that, because Bulletstorm def isn't as hyped as Gears was.
How much did Gears sell?
It's at six million.
Bulletstorm, Brink and Killzone 3 all in the same month! Damn its a good time to be a gamer.
I don't have Gears. I will have Bullsetstorm.
EA has some delusional expectations. (since they are)
I'm not buying it, way too many better looking games coming out.
I would love to see this game sell more then Gears but it most likely wont.I like that Its bringing something new to the FPS genere thats over the top.I think that Gears is worn out like most shooters and thats why I think its important to have games like bulletstorm being released.But like most people say there are to many FPS coming out that are pretty big in 2011 which will hurt this game in every spot.
I actually forgot about this game till I saw this article.
Good luck. Hhaha
It may very well do .you lot forgetting its multiplatform game not just screwbox 360.
It probably does not get the gears 1&2 marketing push microsoft did for the gears series.
12 million+ isn't exactly a little. We'll have to see.
the only way that is game can sell that much is if you marketed the right way and put alot of aggressive marketing into it, otherwise, it may not push units like that, it may very well be a great game, but one of those games that is recommended through word of mouth. But if they aggressively market this game, then it just might, not sure of EA has the money like MS to do that, but if they do, they would go that route if then really want to sell this game.
keep telling your shareholders that...... game looks like poo...unreal 3 in 720p is gross.....seriously...this gen NEEDS TO END!!!!
^ ^^^ How does this tool still have 5 bubbles?
Ehhh.... It's gonna have to have something else going for it besides the "Snatch-Kick-Shoot" gimmick if it wants to do big numbers. A great story, awesome MP or clever use of said gimmick is needed to keep people interested. I hope it's not more of the "Kill the endless waves of enemies & finish off the Boss" crap [Even Gears is guilty of this] that is in every FPS nowadays.
Think again, EA.
I doubt it'll even hit 1 million.
I'm not sure about this game. It looks kind of cheesy but also fun.
that looks unique and pretty brutal, I think it will sell well, probably get it for PC if there is a good community of players. All I got right now is BFBC2 for shooters which i have not played in a while.
Good luck with that. It's a new IP that's being released in February; that doesn't sound like a recipe for a 5 million plus selling game, even if it is multiplatform.
I think it will sell more than Gears because it is a FPS and multiplatform. It will sell because it is different from the other FPS. It has its unique selling points.
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