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Problem: StarCraft II sucks. Solution: Ban game-reviews.

Discussion in 'Games' started by newtekie1, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Why? Beta is out there, and many media outlets are talking about it. Over-react much?



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    the game is no diffrent then the first with updated graphics sure glad it took so, long, FAIL EPIC FAIL PEICE OF SHIT! sorry i have really started to dislike tactics of blizzard. i refuse to buy anything from them anymore.
     
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    I don't care for Starcraft, but after playing the beta I think people who do enjoy this type of game will be pleased.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    I can't believe you expected more.:laugh:

    This is the first of three installments for StarCarft, as far as I understand, so it's not even the complete game, as most "traditional" gamers would consider it.
     
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    But the beta is not the final game. There really isn't any other good reason to not allow reviews other than being scared of what the reviews have to say.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Yeah, I agree. I don't think that's the reason though.


    Of course, I'm ignoring that little else makes sense....:laugh: but the whole thing surrounding this title doesn't make sense to me. This was never a day-one purchase for me. There aren't many choices in this genre, so I'll buy anyway, no matter what reviews say. If I like it...then I'll buy two or more.
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Were you really expecting SCII to be that dramatically different from the first?, i think Blizzard really wants to have that stable fanbase from the first to be able to mirgrate easier, if they decided to go all out and create a drastically different feel for the game, it'd be to risky for such a high profile game. Instead the best thing to do is create the same kind of ''base'' as the first, but instead build upon it without turning people off.


    Agreed,
     
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    what i laugh more about is the 3 seperate campaigns over time at $60 each so to own all of SC2 you gotta spend $180 and the new battlenet means any user mods are completely owned by blizzard and they can charge for user mods. Said mod makers have no choice in the matter either
     
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    So let me get this straight, they are not offering a demo?
     
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    One DVD per campaign, three parts of a massive game. Can't wait :D
     
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    Never played any of blizzard strategy games.But this was kind of looking good game.But still I need some rewiews to consider a buying option.
     
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    Starcraft was one of the greatest RTS games I have ever played. It was just plain fun. Starcraft 2 should be somewhere around the same, but I'm probably not going to play it for a few years to wait for all 3 races to be available in a pack of some sort. I'm still irritated they split the races into the game plus 2 expansions, I don't care how many missions each race gets.

    But, it should still be a good game, except for the BattleNet/RealID thing they have going on.
     
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    good game,n what do you mean that starcraft 2 i just like the first. I suppose as said the basics are the same, but the tactics and strategic options to defeat an opponent are more varied compared to first. It's also much faster paced, several several new units for each race. And no the beta isn't the final, compared to when the first beta came out, game's changed a lot so i can see why they don't want reviews yet. They're using the beta mostly for balancing the stats of units between the 3 races. My bro has the beta n i play it often and it is a different game from the first if you played the first like crazy as i did, but on top of that i definitely think it'll live up to the first's rep.
     
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    i have decided not to pick up the retail of this game primarily on the precedence of the 3 disc purchase, i typically only play multiplayer games so the missions don't mean anything, but like myself who is turned off by this tactic, so are many others and i have a feeling those on the multiplayer are going to be rediculously good at the game and i am not, so i feel that i'll be at a disadvantage. just my 2 cents
     
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    whats starcraft??????.....:)
     
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    Look it up.

    It's considered to be one of the best RTS games of all time.
     
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    i was trying to be sarcastic

    which went down like a lead ballon

    sorry

    im just not impressed with this sequel

    (i should stop drinking and typing now)
     
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    Ah ok... sarcasm is hard to detect on the interwebs.
     
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    I`m not too big fan of RTS. But knowing how popular was and I believe still is. Even if StarCraft II is just updated graphics it would be enough for the large fan base that it has.
     
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    No offense but its seems as if these people get one thing right and can't do anything else. Unlike Valve who explorers many ideas and know the meaning of the word creativity.
     
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    so many haters :cool:
     
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    Not hatin just sayin. :ohwell:
     
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    That's what makes Valve stand out, you can see the effort they put in there games and updates showing that they actually give a damn about there players, and a lot of devs still have yet to do this, not just Blizzard.
     
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    It might have a lot to do with the Activision/Blizzard merger. A lot of Activision mentality (which is similar to EA from which it spawned) may have rubbed off on Blizzard...


    In any case, I withhold judgement until after I play it. :p
     
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