"PS3 exclusives have a way of getting pissed on by the general public and media before they are given a chance. The more superstitious fanboy might even call it a PS3 curse." -TheGamerAccess.com
they always live up to my expectations
that because Sony don't know how to market their games.
Yeah... cursed to be awesome :)
i dont think its that sony "dont know how" to market, the choose not to. look at their past and what they have done with their marketing... im sure it shows that that statement is FAR from the truth. imo, and i do believe it is a good opinion, is that sony doesn't want to waste their money on marketing at the moment because without it they are keeping up with 200$ and a 250$ console, plus they arent exactly profiting to much on each console and in fact they JUST started to make the slightest profit. would you want to market a console that is unappealing to the avrage consumer price wise? like: 'here, buy this please, its awesome, but, its 400-500$ wile the 360 is 200$'. <--- see its really pointless to market right now and i think sony is playing it smart. they already announced that this year will be their most aggressive marketing year in their HISTORY which is remarkable knowing that they were awesome at marketing aggressive (crash bandicoot commercials at nintendo corp. lol) and its showing with MLB09 the show as the latest commercial states"MLB09 the show IS THE MOST REALISTIC BASEBALL GAME, EVER" which is extremely aggressive comparing to 2k9's baseball game. whew im tired, peace.
PS3 exclusives get pissed on because Sony has a long history of delivering quality and everyone in the MSM loves to nitpick every tiny flaw to death and then blowing it completely out of proportion. If they don't live up to your expectations all the time, maybe your expectations are simply too high? I know Sony's games have satisfied my expectations, but then again I'm realistic. I don't expect the world from Sony, merely great games that I can enjoy for hours without nitpicking every single detail: this could be better, that could be better, that texture resolution should be higher. Spend all the time you want nitpicking things to death. While you're doing that, I'll be back at my HDTV playing the current great exclusives as well as the old ones. As for Sony's lack of marketing, I think it has to do more with Sony being humbled by the disastrous launch of the PS3 when all of the hype came crashing down. They talked the system up something fierce, and after the launch blew up, they quieted themselves and figured they'd let the system and the games do the talking.
Sony exclusive get more flak these days simply because some individuals go out of their way to make it so. It's the usual self perpetuating snowball effect that has been set in motion here. The only way to stop it is to ignore these attention whores...
PS3 exclusives are awesome. However the public likes to nitpick to death and I think that's the problem. e.g Friend 1: Hey! Have you picked up Killzone 2? The graphics are awesome, with great storyline and superb multiplayer. Friend 2: I heard the controls suck. Friend 1: What? No they don't. Friend 2: Yeah, well I don't know...
PS3 stomped microsoft and cleaned house for Game of the Year at AIAS. 2008 belonged to Sony and 2009 does too. Microsoft is done, all the top rated exclusives lately are on PS3. What curse idiot? :)
Give internet access to a fanboy and he could make it look like everything's wrong with the exclusive. Let MS play their part thru the media and they could make it even look a lot worse.
^^^ morganfell, so true.
I pretty much respect your posts on N4G. Even now I'm not challenging your dislike of Dan Hsu. I've had no idea who he was, so I checked Wikipedia. I know anyone can edit it, but according to it, he seemed to have exposed some bad practices in the industry. I'm really curious what he has done to piss you off that bad. Cheers.
GrandTheftStreetcar, what you say is true. Anyone can edit, and as we have seen anyone can edit Wikipedia. Dan Hsu was the architect of everything that went wrong at 1Up and EGM. He injected a bias into both that was beyond belief. To sit here and claim that he never did anything good would be idiocy. But the evil he perpetrated far outweighs the good. When you are a journalist you are supposed to report the news. But when you lose your objectivity and begin to attack companies, when you begin to create and influence the news then you are no longer simply keeping people abreast. You are now a catalyst and part of the news. Dan Hsu was a catalyst and not in accidental form but rather by design. I will give you one example that exemplifies his standard practice. Dan Hsu was responsible for the infamous PS3 tomato cover of EGM. http://www.gamesetwatch.com... He stated in his editorial that he invited Sony execs to a get together and showed them the forthcoming feature. That was in January when he unveiled the March cover. He said he laughed when he saw their faces. Let me see if I understand this. The PS3 has been out in the US for a mere month and a half, not even out in Europe, and the editor of EGM decides this is a fitting cover. Okay, in the name of all that is fair and holy, lets examine the balance. Microsoft dropped a billion dollars on the warranty issue. Think about that. Imitate Dr Evil here and say One Billion Dollars. That is massive nuclear bomb sized news in the gaming industry. Did EGM ever in their existence publish a cover story with the central feature being the RROD issue and the Microsoft Billion Dollar "Head the mandatory recall off at the pass" maneuver? No? No. How is that for fair? Yet the PS3 is 45 days out of the starting blocks and this is the cover Hsu decides it will receive. It is beyond the pale that it was all over looked. By this time a great many people in the game industry were deserting Sony and picking up their torch and pitchfork in a scene reminiscent of Frankenstein. Remember how we all hate the one moron villager that always screams the loudest to burn the monster? That was Dan Hsu. There was a problem though. This wasn't the dumb, sad, creature from the Boris Karloff incarnation of the Frankenstein. This is the intelligent Robert Deniro version. The above is just one example of practices that he instituted where Sony was continually under his heel. You never saw him review a Sony game the way he reviewed Gears of War. Tell me there was any sense of justice or journalistic integrity in that review. He used his authority not to report the news but to create it, to influence and direct it. To write about the laugh he received from screwing with Sony clearly shows where his intentions lie. His editorial practices were a sham without even the slightest pretense at a level playing field of objectivity. He edited like he was a member of a college fraternity doing idiotic, jackass style dares for beer money. What a moron. It is people like him that have continually retarded the growth and acceptance of the game industry. Good riddance. I and many others can recount incident after incident where he committed such acts and little to nothing was said because of his influence. Fair? I don't think so. I only regret he ran like a coward instead of sticking it out so we could see him get the firing he rightly deserved. The worst part was he wrote several rambling pieces about bias in the game industry. I personally haven't seen a bigger hypocrite in quite some time.
morganfell, Thanks for the reply. I have my reasons for avoiding anything Microsoft, (besides having to pay for Vista so I can install Linux on a new PC), so I don't have an Xbox to compare games with scores. I thought all rambling about exclusives on one console being better than on the other one was just a fanboy rant. Until I got GTA4. Although it has its merits, there are things that wouldn't be forgiven if it was PS3 exclusive: I steal cops car, run over few pedestrians. At 9 a.m. I come to pickup Michelle with a smashed police car covered with blood. She remarks that I stil have the same clothes. I take her to a burger place and I get to nail her ten minutes later. And now I read complaints about "bad AI" in Killzone2. The other multiplat I have is Bioshock. Even though I loved the game, It doesn't look near as good as most of PS3 exclusives I have (RFOM, R2, HS, Lair, R&C) that got lesser score. I got curious as how bad PS3 "flops" really are, so I recently got Haze and Lair. Lair is a visual masterpiece although I can't yet comment on other aspects and I really enjoyed Haze campaign. Yeah, they could have been more creative with dialogues, but 4s and 5s were undeservingly low. I have a strong feeling that there is a bias against PS3. Don't know exactly why is that, but thanks for sharing where you think that might come from. Cheers. @Head Shot King That doesn't sound like what a black guy would say. Fail.
LOL PS3 exclusives cursed? The best exclusives this generation are exclusive to the PS3!!
Obama's black, McCain's white. Now which console did you pick again?
I think it's the problem of media bias. Every time I read something about a PS3 exclusive, there are all these small almost unnoticeable flaws but some how once the media or some random internet blogger finds it. It's blown out the water while 360 exclusives have their flaws overlook for the most part. Another thing is, there always seem like there is a lot of pressure on PS3 exclusive. From system sellers to Halo killer to whatever. So far, I've aim for games worth my money and have been very happy with my choices except DMC4. I haven't bought a Multiplat title since CoD4.
I must agree. While playing Ninja Gaiden 2, Fable 2, Mass Effect and Gears of War 2...I noticed a sh1t ton of bugs, glitches and the occasional c-c-c-combobreaker!!! that (for as much as I keep up with gaming) weren't harped on like PS3 games. But you can only hate something for so long. Look at how the press treated Nintendo with their DS and Wii announcements to now. With the 1st party muscle Sony is flexing right now, I have no doubts that the pendulum will swing the other way. EDIT: I own 5 multiplat games: Rock Band, GH3, Burnout Paradise, GTA4 and SF4. Everything else is exclusive.
and the excuses continue....
Resistance 2 has a score of 87% on Metacritic. Want to know something else? I don't give a sh!t. My score for the game would be a 92%, and that is all that matters. The media could go ahead and give 2/10 scores to games such as inFamous and Uncharted 2. It would not stop me from buying them and enjoying them. EDIT- Lol at the disagree
I disagree, most of the exclusives are AWESOME! (Killzone 2, MGS 4, R2... even Warhawk...).
The media expect too much from PS3 exclusives and too little from other consoles exclusives.
which is a good thing..cause sonys then gotta step up there game..while MS can relax and just pimp out sh1tty exclusives
a little rant im far from a MS supporter but even i want them to produce quality exclusives, why? because my bro was given a 360 near Xmas and is struggling to find a decent game (we already had a 360 and played pretty much everything worthwhile) at the moment hes playing phantasy star online/universe? in my opinion, its one of the worst MMORPG i have ever seen ps2 graphics stiff gameplay unknown story (im not even sure it exsists) and worst of all, you have to pay each month as well as XBL subscription just to play this piece of sh!t anyway...im done
and marketing.. i dont see why people give a sh1t to begin with... let sony worry about the marketing of games i dont see why anyone in this site would care about marketing.. if u on this site you are obouisly up to speed about future projects these companies are doing so WTF ... and as far as the sales go.. obiously sales are good enough to keep pumping out these sequals...( motorostorm, Kz2 , Uncharted and lair 2) ... just kidding about the lair 2 ^_^
As long as the game is fun for me, I don't really care, nor should any of you. Yes, its unfair that good games get a bad shake, and the media has way too much control over the perception of games with their pathetic little scoring system. Numbers tell you NOTHING, considering how arbitrary they are. But yes, in general, I do see the GENERAL MEDIA perception to be that of being harder on a PS3 exclusive than exclusives on other systems. The general air about the system is that "its a failure" and needs "saving" as evidenced by constant articles. Each title, from Uncharted to MGS4 to God of War 3, is unfortunately saddled with this BS expectation of "being a savior and turning it all around" when nothing needs to be saved. The game is never judged on the merits of the game, but rather on the merits of being a "savior." This is not an Xbox versus Playstation thing, please don't misread me. It's simply a matter of perception, bias, and inconsistency in the media, period.
"PS3 exclusives have a way of getting pissed on by the general public and media before they are given a chance. The more superstitious fanboy might even call it a PS3 curse." The only one's who pissed on any PS3 exclusives are the 360 fanboys who are delusional and still live in the past they take every BS article and take it as the truth but ignore the articles that prove that the crap they believe is wrong. Ive enjoyed every PS3 game I bought so far and will continue to enjoy the games that are coming out this year and in the future. Sony may have a rep of not marketing their games to the best they can but were still getting top notch quality titles from some of the best in biz today.
The stupidest article I ever read.
"PS3 exclusives have a way of getting pissed on by the general public(i.e xBots!!!) and media(i.e Micro$oft Lovers!!!)before they are given a chance" WHO CARES??? What they say. PS3 is selling well whatever these haters are saying everyday on the internet. I have been playing the best games this Gen, i.e - KillZone 2 MGS4 LBP R&C Uncharted MotorStorm1/2 Resistance1/2 WipeOut:HD Flower PJ:Eden WarHawk GT5:Prologue...etc etc...ALL 'AAA' for me... ;-P Keep hating, while i keep playing the BEST GAMES!!! ;-P
its not the general public and media but rather the payed media(which is 90% of the media) by MS and its allies that tries to make ps3 exclusives sucks!! MS is a very dirty company, they r trying to do monopoly just like the zionist with petrol/oil/gas and just like Intel with CPUs etc, MS is part of the big players who control the world!!! and they dont like competition, and last gen they got their @sses kicked so hard by sony PS2!!! so this gen all what they do is trying to destroy sony PS3 rather than be the best console with the best services and minimize the cost of such console(making Live free). Ms goal is to just make ps3 image very bad, they pay money for companies to release their DLC(which suppose to be for both console) on only 360 and to lower the quality of ps3 versions of the games since their 360 cant handle it etc in the end the people who spend their hard earned money are the ones who have to make a choices and trust me people, they r not idiots!! many bought the 360 because it was the better option and cheaper one in 2007 and in 2006 it had no competition! but now things r different!! now all good games r exclusive for ps3 KillZone 2 best FPS ever made by man kind! MGS4 best overall game of man kind!! LBP best innovative game in many years etc! and more on the way and even multiplatform games r better on ps3(Resident Evil 5). and with ps3 price cut sometime in spring u will see the 140 million ps2 owners starting to buy ps3! PSP is doing great too!! every years sells more than 10 million!!! it must be a good time to be a sony fanboy these days, Sony is giving their fans a lot of love!
^^^ Waaaaahhhh http://www.kleenex.com the game broke no sales records, cry me a river "Blame the Xbots" because the game hasn't sold the way we wanted :(
Your 100% right mate;) + "MS is a very dirty company" YEP so TRUE!!! :-/
Another day another negative PS3 article pulled out of some fanboy's @$$.
AH! my loved bashing ps3 news, they never get old, what we would do without them?
I get his point but this guy himself is overreacting. "the voice overs are stricking" ? haha, no. edit: I'm sure rhis guy thinks everygame was to sell like they were screaming "buy me!"
It's not a curse, it's a global conspiracy.
Actually, it's business. I still think its funny that after its been proven time and again that the media is biased one way or another, and heavily opinionated, people joke that it's just fanboys whining about a "conspiracy." I want all titles to get a fair shake, be it MGS4 or Fable 2. I mean, REGULAR news is biased. We expect gaming news to NOT be biased? Why?
In the UK, there are actually laws against news sources being biased, at least when on TV. If you compare Sky News to Fox news, they'll seem COMPLETELY different, but they're both owned by the same parent company.
In the US, its whatever gets people's attention sadly.
" PoSTedUP - 8 minutes ago PM Track Ignore1.3 - i dont think its that sony "dont know how" to market, the choose not to. look at their past and what they have done with their marketing... im sure it shows that that statement is FAR from the truth. imo, and i do believe it is a good opinion, is that sony doesn't want to waste their money on marketing at the moment because without it they are keeping up with 200$ and a 250$ console, plus they arent exactly profiting to much on each console and in fact they JUST started to make the slightest profit. would you want to market a console that is unappealing to the avrage consumer price wise? like: 'here, buy this please, its awesome, but, its 400-500$ wile the 360 is 200$'. <--- see its really pointless to market right now and i think sony is playing it smart. they already announced that this year will be their most aggressive marketing year in their HISTORY which is remarkable knowing that they were awesome at marketing aggressive (crash bandicoot commercials at nintendo corp. lol) " some quotes out of that post: "the choose not to" Its not a choice, they simply can't loose more money. Otherwise they would have marketed the hardware and games a lot more. Initial costs to market something are high, but it has its returns if done well. If you don't market or not enough, you sell less "would you want to market a console that is unappealing to the avrage consumer price wise? like: 'here, buy this please, its awesome, but, its 400-500$ wile the 360 is 200$'. <--- see its really pointless to market right now" Damn that comment is stupid... So what if the PS3 drops to 299 or even 249, then Sony starts marketing the console suddenly? What if the 360 drops from 200 to 149 or even 129 then? The same answer you'll give? Sounds like the most stupid explanation ever. That way it'll be pointless to market the hardware forever this gen as the 360 will allways have the price advantage. What has hardware marketing to do with game marketing by the way? Microsoft just knows how to market the games. And 360 owners spend more on games, the attach rate is higher then the PS3 attach rate.
Mart- It's not that Microsoft knows how to market there games, every company knows how to market games. It's that Microsoft over markets there games. They spend billions (overexageration don't take seriously) on marketing for bigger titles, while others like Banjo and Kazooie? Kids Cuisine, that's right kids cuisine commercials are used to advertise those.
u r very wrong!! the attach rate is not higher on 360!!! unless u count all the games that was purchased since 360 release which had 1 year advantage!! in fact in most cases the attach rate is higher on ps3 and the easier example is RE5 in japan or GTA4 or DMC4 etc all had higher attach rate on ps3 than 360! also how else can u explain all major publishers reporting more profit coming from ps3 than 360???? EA,Activition,UbiSoft,2K etc all reporting that ps3 is generating more money for them than 360!! @TheMART at Xboxkings, u lost ur credibility with this argument of attach rate, u cant fool any body with these false/dream claims!! u cant back it up with solid information unless u counted all game that was purchased even before PS3 entered the market!! next time try again with evidence to back up ur claims and stop being blinded fanboy! be a gamer! and support those companies who deserves supporting!
yea they will lose money on marketing a 400-500$ console because it is unappealing and not to many people will buy it JUST BECAUSE OF THE PRICE and not many people can relate to that price in these times of struggle. (recession) its not smart to market a 400-500$ console in the midst of a deep recession(because they are doing fine without it anyways, and marketing will not help all that much because of the recession, they will only lose money like u said) thats like trying to sell Rolex's in the ghetto XD.
WHAT IN THE F**k!?!?! What was this guy smoking? What do you have to be on to A: believe that games can be cursed B: Believe that one system's games are cursed What would BIG BOSS do if he found a drunk enemy? He would ignore him, just as you should with this article.
The media praises PS3 exclusives, I don't see the point of the article, it's the sales of PS3 exclusives that gets attacked, the quality isn't question Seems like flamebait article,
Hehe. Yeah. I will play my cursed PS3 games over any other game collection thankyou very much. All the hate an niptick will not change the fact that there is no answer to MGS4,KZ2,Uncharted,LBP and RC TOD. The hate will always be there but Sony and co will still deliver an unmatched gaming experience on the PS3 for years to come.
All i know is this. Concerning Racing. GT5P is the most realistic game i've ever played, handling is unreal. Motorstorm Pacific Rift. A pure RUSH. And online, when your at the front of the pack, last lap, and coming towards the end, and people are creeping upto you. Makes my heart beat faster. FPS. Hardest FPS i've ever played is KILLZONE 2. I ran through crysis,crysis warhead on all modes. I've done so many fps, but so far killzone 2 is the hardest on higher setting. and has so much going on, it's crazy(hhg). LBP is so funny at times, great making maps, playing other peoples maps, there's alot of fun to be had with this game. More people should be buying this. Uncharted, when i finished it, i felt sad, i just wanted the game to go on and on. I've really enjoyed what i've had out of my PS3. Let alone online,streaming,blu-ray. I'm not quite sure how anyone could knock the PS3, without having an agenda.
I don't think it as a curse because it is something you can control, the media chooses to scrutinize the PS3 games because quality is in Sony's blood so this can turn into just high expectations or hate
Fan-blogger articles continue to overhype and mislead the public daily. Instead of just enjoying K2 for what it was, sites like this overhyped what would happen when the game came out and are now claiming the PS3 is cursed? Let's put the truth-o-meter up to this article and see how it rates: 'The launch of Yakuza 3 during the first week of March sparked a fury of PS3 console sales across the sea in Japan. The PS3 outsold all other consoles including the dominant Nintendo handhelds in its home market.' True statement Everyday on N4G.com you keep hearing that ALL Xbox 360 owners care about is sales...and that sales 'don't matter.' But after seeing all the articles claiming the world has suddenly changed since Yakuza dropped, we can all now agree that people care about sales. But, I noticed how eerily quiet everyone was the week before when 'Star Ocean 4' sparked a 'FURY' of 360 console sales and outsold all consoles in Japan too. 'Over here, Killzone 2 moved 750,000 units in its opening weekend alone' False Statement Killzone 2 did not sell 750K in the US on it's opening weekend. In fact, the site that reported the preliminary data is now saying that Killzone 2 is currently at 725K Worldwide. 'It instantly became the third highest selling PS3 game ever. This situates the title amongst the chosen few; trailing only behind Metal Gear Solid 4 and Grand Theft Auto IV' False Starement The same site reported based on the 750K preliminary sales data that Killzone 2 became the third FASTEST selling title on the PS3. To put this in perspective, Gears of War 2 sold 2 million copies in it's first weekend' Killzone 2 will have to top 4 million copies in it's life time to beat the #3 game Metal Gear Solid 4 for overall sales. The single player campaign is epic; the voice acting is striking; and the trophy support stellar. Opinion (neither true or false) This is where outsiders laugh at the unnecessary hype for this game. Let every 'honest' PS3 fan who actually played the game commment on this. Was the voice acting in K2 really 'striking'? Let's be real... is there actually 'Stellar' Trophy or 'Achievement' support for ANY system or game. You either have support or you don't. 'In fact, Guerilla games have set the bar for quality amongst all game companies pursing the PS3 audience. Other developers and publishers can no longer satisfy the expectations of PS3 gamers with subpar ports built upon the Xbox 360 infrastructure.' See how the article went from PS3 being cursed to bashing the 360? Did K2 really do all of that? Did it really turn the gaming world upside down? So much so that all developers and publishers have to halt production of their games and completely restructure their development approach? Look, once again we are seeing why you should never overboost a game like the media has done with K2. Because, at the end of the day when reality sets in...that's a loooong way to fall
"Other developers and publishers can no longer satisfy the expectations of PS3 gamers with subpar ports built upon the Xbox 360 infrastructure." I don't see how this is bashing the 360, when often times yes, the PORTS to the PS3 from the 360 are indeed subpar. Things have improved, but I don't see how this is considered "360 bashing?" Also, where are the KZ2 numbers coming from? Over 1 million preorders in Europe alone? I have to imagine the game hit at least 1.1 million sold world wide so far. 725k seems rather lowballing it.
'In fact, Guerilla games have set the bar for quality amongst all game companies pursing the PS3 audience. Other developers and publishers can no longer satisfy the expectations of PS3 gamers with subpar ports built upon the Xbox 360 infrastructure.' 'See how the article went from PS3 being cursed to bashing the 360?' How is that even remotely bashing the 360? If anything, he's bashing devs and publishers of crappy ports of multiplatform games that had the 360 as the lead platform. He makes no statement, factual or opinionated, positive or negative, regarding the 360. And he's right. Not in the over-dramatized, 'halt the presses' way you try to use to discredit him and KZ2, but right nonetheless. Any developer who truly wants to woo PS3 owners for sales now has a new benchmark to meet. The choice will be to put little into the making of a PS3 game and possibly not recovering costs, or making a true concerted effort to achieve sales. The same parallels could be drawn to other high quality system exclusives. PS3 owners have seen what the system is truly capable of, and don't have to settle for 'second-bests'.
To both of you..again the article had nothing to do with the 360. But then it turns into that multi-plats shouldn't be led on the 360 silliness again. But the argument is weak anyway. Killzone 2 doesn't even come close to holding this kind of weight over developers. So this guy is saying that developers should spend 60 Million dollars,take four years to develop, and have the suits at Sony spend every other weekend traveling to their offices, to ensure that their game is above 'subpar'? See this is when hype actually makes people believe the world is flat. The top selling games on the PS3 are multi-plats period. Killzone 2 will not even outsell Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1 or 2. And guess what? Infinity Ward doesn't need anybody's help to make their games on multiple systems. In fact, I think we all can agree that their games are far from subpar. Also the 1.1 Million pre-orders was misleading in that those encompassed retailers and not consumers. But, since everyone, including most gaming sites, will say anything...NPD will prove it one way or another.
'So this guy is saying that developers should spend 60 Million dollars,take four years to develop, and have the suits at Sony spend every other weekend traveling to their offices, to ensure that their game is above 'subpar'?' Again, I have a difficult time following your logic. 4 years and $50 million later GG has built a brand new engine and a game. It will not take this kind of expenditure and time again. No one is asking devs to do anymore than to optimize for the PS3. There are many costs of game production that once spent are usable across all platforms, e.g. story writing, scripting, storyboarding, character and level design, artwork, etc. The additional cost would be only in coding, and unless you're a 'one and done' dev, the optimized routines are applicable to your future projects. And again, he's not addressing the 360, just the games. Nowhere did he make the statement that in his opinion they should lead on the PS3, have separate teams for each platform or anything else. You seem to be reading into his words to intentionally find some fanboy tripe in his article. The fanboys are overjoyed to bring up every PS3 multiplat that is 'inferior' even to the ridiculous contention that 13 jaggies more are a game breaker, contending it's a hardware issue, but you take issue with the devs and publishers being called out for it? Your statement in your original post "Let every 'honest' PS3 fan who actually played the game commment on this" actually shows more fanboyism that anything in the article, the implication being that any fan who disagrees with you is being dishonest, though you previously post, relative to the same comment of the author that it is in fact "Opinion (neither true or false)". Do the two statements not seem contradictory to you? The hype train has left the station. Things are hyped before they actually occur, as in the release of a game, as after they occur there are measureable means to judge quality, even for one who has not yet purchased the game, by way of demos, reviews, etc. The author at this time has no means to add to the hype, but we'll have to wait and see if industry-wise the game lives up to the hype. For me personally, the game has shown itself to be all that was said. As for CoD:MW, I own the 360 version, and can't personally speak to the PS3 version. I'm sure as well MW2 will be a fun and solid game, and I look forward to it's release.
it's DOOMED!! Now, It's CURSED!! They quoted it from the Mummy!! Lighten up journalists.
... Unless the Microsoft faithful hired a witch doctor or something....
see? stupid questions sound completely retarded eh?
lol. that was great. bubbles for you sir.
No marketing? Check! Media bias? Check! Microsoft buys everything? Check! and the excuses continue...
And your trolling continues. Pretty sad.
They all go to xbox hell.
yeah, this is true!
its just business. Microsoft pays Sony impresses Right now if you had a website to run , whoever pays for the most adspace gets the nod. not to mention microsoft is a American company that creates alot of jobs even if they do outsource. Its cool that they are in the videogames business. Its not really that serious when you understand that any business that makes millions & billions of dollars can be corrupt. Of course the bias is blatantly obvious & in favor of showing support & even selling games in thier bullcrap review. Whatcha gonna do? Well, we've been doing it. Sony fans & gamers in general have attacked websites like g4 & others in the comments section & forums. The media pretends no one needs us but in every review or subject on the matter of games mentions us... The fans. like it or not its the fans who run this show. In football, if fans stop buying tickets the owners might sell the team. the gaming media must continued to be attacked, those that show support of the author or website will be belittled & made a mockery until they leave the site in anguish. We will scale back the hits, give them a bad reputation as sponsors pull advertising. The Internet is for you. I understand some people will think , dam socomer 1979 can't we just have some peace & enjoy games? The Internet is not for you. what you need is a magazine & a low key website because this place is a battle field & it ain't pretty. as we speak, I'm looking forward to Adam sessler losing his job & g4 going the way of the dodo bird. I gain a personal satisfaction out of this . Unlike xbox360 only gamers, I've been in a few console wars & I know what it feels like to watch fanboys die with thier crushed console. How quickly they dissapear into the misery. How they supported bias sites & opinions. its brief & should not be missed because it happens in the blink of a eye. Which is why console wars are supposed to be fun & left to the fanboys to fight about & not the professional media. So take a look at the bad guy. This is the last time you will ever see a bad guy like this. Show your support & join up with Sony fans & let's seize g4 & xplay & delete it. More websites & shows must die. We will take them 1 at a time. Its fun & if you're lucky sessler might throw a b1tch fit in your honor. can you say cocaine induced heart attack?
You know one would figure with all the 24hr pop up game sites that came out of nowhere just to review Killzone 2 and somehow only find a place here at N4G (many N4G user created). It would have helped to at least increase the sales, but it didn't. With as much hype, attention, 24hr pop up gaming sites, and controversy surrounding this game you would think that it would be a 2-4 million seller in a day. Now that it's out, Killzone finds itself battling with Halo Wars (an RTS) and Halo Wars is winning. When probably the most anticipated game for the PS3 fails to raise eyebrows, how does that look for future titles? Don't get me wrong the game looks good, but those looks arn't pushing consoles like Sony and it's followers would dream of.
...guess M$ has been to the crossroads...
Anti-PS3 Article Day? I guess the fanboys must be more affected by KZ2 than I thought. So, can I expect to see more BS articles when inFamous comes out? And Heavy Rain? Uncharted 2? This is just stupid.
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