ak-blanc

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I'm a musician, web developer and gamer. Also a husband and father.

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If so, Nintendo owners still wouldn’t care about those games not coming to Wii U then… You can’t have it both ways!

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Not wanting to dismiss people who may have died but it seems like a relatively harmless challenge.
People die while playing football too, it doesn’t mean all people should stop playing football.

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That’s actually nice. Nice touch to nominate people from the competitors :-)

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He still got right to left and top to bottom for his next two games. After that, it’ll become trickier…

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I could see them remaking MGS but this is about Metal Gear which I doubt they would remake.

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I might, when it’s on PS4 and when I can get it for less than 25€

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This is an intelligent piece. Although I find it dangerous to assimilate all those trolls and extreme fanboys and toxic players with simply “hardcore gamers”. I’m pretty sure all “hardcore gamers” (I know the definition of which would vary from person to person) aren’t gonna flame you on twitter or try to trick you into looking at penises if you write something they don’t like.

The thing is, internet is filled with stupid and mean people who feel they can say and act with no social restraint because they’re safely seated behind their computers. Looking at comments on Youtube or blogs or websites treating of almost any kind of topic will show you that it’s not something directly linked to gaming. I’m sure the same goes with car enthusiasts and music fans among other things.

It saddens me though that people like you have to suffer this kind of abuse simply for stating an opinion.

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Flashback
Landstalker
The Story of Thor (‘Beyond Oasis’ in the US)

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Different times are different. At the time, the franchise was just starting and if my memory’s correct, there weren’t as many multiplatform games anyway. Also, the Playstation was killing the Saturn too, not the other way around.

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I actually have some numbers from a poll on the major french video games website. It’s not very scientific, it’s 3 months old, and it concerns the 3 most recent consoles, including the Wii U.
Anyway, for all people stating to have bought at least one of the 3, here’s the results :
53% – PS4
22% – One
20% – Wii U
5% – All of them

Of course, France is Playstation territory so results in the US would be very different, and the Wii U has been out for much longer, and there’s probably more people who own two than there are who own 3 consoles but still, I really believe the majority of people don’t buy two ‘similar’ consoles.

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Do we have any numbers regarding people who own both consoles? Because I don’t know any personally and I’m willing to bet this is far from 50% of all. If I had to guess, I’d say maybe 20%?

Also, bad PR isn’t a smart move in the long run and that can hurt the company. Looking for immediate profit is one thing but if it hurts the company long-term, that’s not so smart…

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There might be a lot of people who will only buy a next gen console in a couple of month. At which point, having such an exclusive (at that time) could sway them over to the Xbox one. People buying consoles aren’t all following gaming news closely either and might not know the game will eventually be on PS4. I guess this is a smart move from Square Enix, they get some money and avoid direct competition with Uncharted.

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OK then, I wasn’t going to buy it at launch anyway. It would still be better to be a little more honest upfront and say “coming to Xbox first” as Sony did with all the timed exclusives they showed.
But a timed exclusivity isn’t so bad, I’m guessing Squeenix actually thought it’d be better for them to not compete directly with the new Uncharted and they might sell more if they launch a little later on PS4…

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The teaser is published by Sony. I really don’t think that gives any information about the actual game. Calm down and wait to know about something before getting pissed off.

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I’m french and I didn’t know!

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I’m at 90+ boxed on PS3 but I tend to wait for games to be cheap before I buy them, which explains why I don’t have many on PS4 yet ;-)

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So the Wii’s attach rate is indeed lower than those of PS3 and 360. Not by a whole lot though. Thanks for digging up data.

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Yep, that’s a really awesome idea… if it works!

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It does look a lot like Heavenly Sword, which isn’t a bad thing although I didn’t quite like the ambiance in that game.

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We’re not comparing to other Nintendo hardware though. But I’ll admit I haven’t checked numbers before posting, it’s simply what I think I remember reading but trying to find recent numbers right now proves more difficult than I thought. So I might be wrong!

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Come on, it’s a joke, the whole box is a joke. [most] Men like women, it’s not like the picture on the box is a character in the game, the girl for once is almost naked for a reason : distracting the guard (which isn’t realistic in the slightest of course)…
Now how the sniper-girl is dressed in the game, that you can criticize.

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I have no idea what this is but it looks huge and lovey, especially for what I assumed was a pretty small team… I’m really curious now.

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Q-Games is a very good studio, I’m really curious about this game, it looks really promising!

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