While it would be awesome I highly doubt anyone at MS went "you know what old franchise we need to bring back to front our new console ? ... KILLER INSTINCT!!"
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@aegon: But according to what we've heard in the show Stark had an army 5 times bigger and could've taken The Twins if he wanted to. Sure they've might've caught a good portion of the army off-guard, but the rest would surely retaliate and siege the city as revenge for killing the king. But then there's also the bigger picture of why on earth Robb needed men from the Twins in first place, if that army isn't really that big but only has position. If he was that strapped for men just to take Casterly Rock (and even running the risk of just getting completely crushed by reinforcements) how big is the Lannister army ? and why hasn't Tywin just taken the throne by force...
As I said this might be explained in the books, but going by the show it makes very little sense.
I dunno how it is in the books, but I get a feeling that there's a reason we have heard so little about the warfare this season as these tactical desicions makes absolutely no fucking sense. I guess we'll see what happens...
Anyways, it was good to finally see something happening. Still think the Dany storyline is a complete waste of time, and sucks to not see any of Jamie or Tyrion. Not really sure why everyone suddenly reacts to the series being brutal now. I do sorta share @kevin_cogneto sentiment though as it seems that it's just developing more and more into a compendium of stories rather than having any sort of overarching storyline. You would think at the rate people are dying it would be more interesting to start focusing more on other more powerful houses instead of following all these small straggling storylines. I mean, apparently House Frey is big and powerful enough to not worry about taking on the Stark army and all their bannermen. Why haven't we seen more of them before ?
The PC game market and the console game market are more different than you'd think. The vast majority of popular PC games doesn't exist on consoles and vice versa. It is in fact really just this generation of gaming that there has been any significant overlap. I grew up a PC gamer, for close to two decades I never even thought about consoles or their games and I had more than enough great PC only games to entertain me. Most of my favorite PC games come from PC only developers that would still exist even if there was no console market at all. I think a hypothetical console crash would have less impact on PC gaming than you think.
Having that said I don't think that's what these "people" you're talking about means though. They're basically just saying "you don't sell coffee? OK, I'll go around the block and get it there then."
Can't say my experiences reflect much of what you're saying, but then again I'm just a newb =) I've generally had way more success by finding my own way rather than trying to follow a lot of these generally accepted newbie tips, but I guess it sorta goes without saying that that's a better approach.
Let's put this into context. First of all, console userbase has grown dramatically since the release of the current generation. Secondly, the media coverage of the announcement is much bigger and way more focused to a specific day. Which leads to the third point, the record mentioned is pre-orders within the first 24 hours. So with a much bigger audience that all learn the news at the same time ofc the amount of pre-orders in the first 24 hours will rise dramatically.
Also, the amount of pre-orders you see at this point is completely insignificant, and there is not really any question if Microsoft will be successful or not. So ye, it's a non-story.
Jeff, but it mostly comes down to what kinda gamers they are. He's just a "no bullshit, let's do this" kinda guy.
According to the quote all they're talking about is liquidating some capital by selling some more of their company to people that already has shares in it. I don't know how many shares they hold, but I highly doubt they would sell enough to give away their power. It's just a big "would it be smart to get some money now, or do we want to wait and hope our stock goes higher" thing. Probably has something to do with the upcoming release of PS4 and people being more eager to invest in hopes it will be a big success.