Game analyst Michael Pachter makes bold statements regarding Star Wars: The Old Republic and World of Warcraft
Doubt it. WoW just has nothing to offer anymore.
i don't believe Tor will satisfy the hardcore mmo fan....
Well, it depends. Because there are hardcore role-players, hardcore pvpers, hardcore raiders...i doubt it can please all three.
I don't think WoW satisfies them either though
I don't know about that. But I am looking forward to Guild Wars 2 more than anything else.
The Old Republic doesn't either.
shit you got a crystal ball? where can I get one, I wan't to put the euromillions on :)
Not me, but apparently Michael Pachter does. Or he is the crystal ball...
Pachter just thinks he has crystal balls...
mmorpgs are all about grinding once they get rid of that i might be interested but yh star wars is awesome lol
Star Wars: The Old Republic Players Will Move To Guild Wars 2 "Within a Year" fixed.
haha, after playing the beta, they'll be dropping both of these within the first 6 months. SWTOR is so damn boring and trust me, there is nothing, absolutely NOTHING revolutionary about SWTOR. Played beta twice, gave one acct away and in rage told bioware to cancel the other cause its that bad. GW2 is where its at, hell FFXIV v2.0 is where its at...swtor. What a joke bioware has become
Well, pc-TROLL-v4, I figured SWTOR was doomed, then I played the beta and was completely impressed. The single-player MMO-style is excellent. Every NPC has a voiceover, the quest storylines are interesting and cinematic. Very KOTOR-ish. The classes/skill trees seem deep enough for the WoW-crowd and PVP was great. I'll admit it definitely copied WoW is almost every way, it also built on those features to provide something different. Plus, lightsabers.
I agree with pc troll gw2 or ff 2.0 will be something to look forward to
impressed? its WOW at its peak 5 years ago. There is absolutely nothing revolutionary about it. Its just fetch quests and extremely noob friendly since it takes absolutely no time to hit the high levels. Lightsabers alone wont save swtor. The But i guess to each their own.
LOL FF14. All I've heard is crap about that game. GW2 won't be out till who knows when. You don't think an entirely voiced MMO isn't revolutionary? It's nothing new, but it's quite a feat. Clearly you don't care for story.
lmao revolutionary voice acting in an mmo. FF has voice acting, so does rusty hearts. Does it make it any better? yes, does it mean its revolutionary? absolutely not. SWTOR has insanely boring dialogue as well as storyline. You really have to LOVE star wars to enjoy swtor and how boring it is. Its extremely noob friendly as it takes no time to reach high levels. SWTOR is WOW at its peak 5 years ago. Nothing else. As far as story goes, no i dont really care about lame stories which are pretty much all of biowares stories with maybe mass effect series as an exception, but thats just a maybe.
I'm so sick of WoW, sorry. I'm in the TOR beta and really liking it.
He might be right... With the wow dev growing bigger each month and finnaly blizz is scared about SWTOR i'm thinking they'll stop slacking now
I agree really that TOR players will either just quit MMOs or move back to WoW. Blizzard have nailed WoW down to perfection in so many aspects and while I find endgame boring and the whole constant gear progression dull, I can't deny that the combat is PERFECT and extremely involving and addictive. The combat videos I've seen of TOR makes it look like WoW on ritalin. It suffers from all the exact same combat stereotype every other mmo suffers from.. a detachment from the character.. the delay in button press to action to be more specific.. it has always felt off in just about every other MMO that I've played and personally ruins the combat for me.
It looks like WoW with a star wars skin and dialogue options and less content. Interested, I am not.
Can you really criticize TOR for having less content than WoW when considering WoW has had 3 huge expansions.
Honestly I'm in the beta as well, and the stories for each class is loads of fun. And questing isn't as boring as you may think.
/Waveshand "These are not the mmo's you are looking for..."
They'll both survive and give each other the competition that the two sorely need. TOR is nothing like Rift was, and by a more respected company in Bioware (sorry, Trion, but you fucked yourselves over when you started thinking that Rift was God's gift to the MMO genre). So yeah, both succeed because TOR is well hyped and has a fanbase already from it being Star Wars, and WoW will continue to succeed because it's just too big to fail at this point (that and patch 4.3 seems to be headed in the right direction). I haven't heard much about Guild Wars 2, so can't say any about that. And I'm surprised the people here on N4G on this story are treating MMOs with a bit of respect. Usually they only use the "MMO players have no life" line constantly.
Michael Pachter is just a big troll....and is never right about anything he sees in his crystal ball. Dont know why people stil watch his show?
I think he may be right when he said MW3 will outsell BF3
Hehe, yeah true. But that is something even I know :)
Anyone who is going back goes back at the end of their free month, and it's usually groups of friends who move back together. Blizzard are smart and always try to release new content around that time, too.
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