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User Info: MASKOAAA

MASKOAAA
5 years ago#11
SmoboHash posted...
never a good sign to see a new game this cheap this soon


Not really, its down this cheap on one site plus its a single player online game about sniping....console version still isn't on sale. Pretty typical for a PC game if ask me.

User Info: cody4783

cody4783
5 years ago#12
From: MASKOAAA | #011
Not really, its down this cheap on one site plus its a single player online game about sniping....

I still find the "online" portion of this sort of thing funny. Nothing against the genre---slow, methodical sniping in SP is all good. I quite enjoy the first Sniper Elite, aside from the parts where you...aren't sniping.

But full on multiplayer battles of "Who pokes their head out first" just comes off as a biiiit of a bad idea. As one review I saw pointed out: It's like taking that "1337 snipah" that sits in the back of the map in *all* online multiplayer shooters that allow it, and making *everyone* that person.
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User Info: Bristow84

Bristow84
5 years ago#13
Well I hope that it goes on sale during Steam Sale. As Amazon sucks outside of Canada
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User Info: PeteZaHutx

PeteZaHutx
5 years ago#14
SmoboHash posted...
never a good sign to see a new game this cheap this soon


i agree but isnt spec ops the line on sale on amazon right now for 50% of?or is is that game garbage?

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animanganime
5 years ago#15
A game that is on sale quickly after its release is because it is not selling. That does not mean that its bad, it just simply means people are not buying for whatever reason.
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User Info: 60fps

60fps
5 years ago#16
No, Max Payne 3 was also 50% off like a month after release. It has nothing to do with the game and everything to do with the PC gaming market.

They are able to increase sales by having more discounts. It's the same tactic that Valve has been using to keep their own games selling high and now many other publishers and distributors do the same. Even Skyrim was on sale quickly after release. Hell, it still hasn't been a year and Deus Ex:HR had over a dozen sales.

There isn't a PC game attached to Steam that doesn't do a hard discount within it's first few months. The only PC gaming company that holds from doing these kinds of discounts are Blizzard.

PC gaming has become Walmart and Target-like ever since Steam became notorious with these sales,
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User Info: sfcalimari

sfcalimari
5 years ago#17
Honestly it's not that great a game, but $15 is a decent price for it so soon after release.
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User Info: Crimson_Jesus

Crimson_Jesus
5 years ago#18
Sniper Elite V2 is pretty terrible. Honestly I wouldn't buy it for 10 dollars if I could take back my purchase of it.
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User Info: JKatarn

JKatarn
5 years ago#19
I really don't understand the hate...I played the demo and loved the atmosphere and the realism of the sniping....is the full game significantly worse than the demo or something? Is it because you actually have to account for bullet drop, heart rate and wind etc.?
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Rarehunter_idol
5 years ago#20
I really enjoyed the demo myself. Sadly i spent all my saved up gaming money, otherwise i'd jump on this.
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