By BraindeadRacr 5 Comments
Paging through the E3 content, I came across an article related to Bungie and having somekind of mystery game set within the Halo universe. Basically, it's one of those cases where Microsoft will avoid having their other games being overshadowed by what is the biggest ****ing advertisement on it's own. A Halo game.
But, I personally don't give a good goddamn whether Bungie's going to give birth to another epic milking session or is actually willing to create something that can truely compete with games like GTA:IV and MGS4. All my eye catches is the endless and endless of *****ing that follows such an article.
"Ahh... Not another Halo game.", "**** Bungie, enough milking", "Die Bungie, die", and it goes on.
It suprises me. There's THREE Halo games. Halo Combat Evolved, Halo 2 and Halo 3. There's now two in the makes, one being a complete blur, the other being a RTS set within the Halo universe. Do five games give a guy the right to say 'Die Bungie, die' as if they've been milking the same franchise for twenty-five ****in' years? Hell no.
I mean, look at Nintendo. How many mother****ing Mario games have there been released? OVER TWO-HUNDREDsince 1981! Yet, everyone's obeying Nintendo as if they're a bunch of Gods, who purchased a slice of heaven and became the holder of The Rights and Wrongs; Originality.
Bungie's getting dogged down for the exact reason of why still, after 27 years, people buy Mario games. People like 'em.
Ah, I can almost hear you think "But you have to admit, Halo 3 was a letdown. The whole series has let us down when it comes to endings". Basically, you're saying there wasn't enough content to justify the purchase. And obviously, like the rest of us misguided fools did the same. Allow me to rephrase that same point; "Do you think it was necessary to create over 200 games, with the major selling point; It has Mario?".
If you're now nodding "Pointless idiot", I'll tell you right now to shut the hell up, and wait 20 years. If then, Halo's still getting milked like the sore cow it is; Then you've made your point. Take Super Smash Brothers Brawl. That game and Halo 3 are nearly similiar on this point; Both were hyped beyond belief. Both were purchased as if they were made out gold, and gave the cure to cancer.
... In the end, a large group came back, saying "Meh, it was good for the first week...".
To cut a end to it; Bungie has done nothing wrong as a company, nor as a developer. And if you still have to stick up for the cliffhanger endings. You should consider giving BioWare and Mass Effect a bull****ting session. ME was 'the first out of a trilogy'. There. Suck on that.
Still, people seem to think they're the anti-christ of gaming for creating a very popular game. Hell, people seem to blame Bungie for it to become popular in the first place.
Wrong; It's the publishers' work to advertise. And as Microsoft discpicted it as their little pearl. A whole year decicated to non-stop ad-campaigns
But still, what people then try to shove the blame on is the hype. People kept saying how good of a game Halo 3 was going to become. Listen, you ignorant, one-way-tracked idiot. Didn't you know that YOUR opinion counts? That you should RENT any game you have doubts on?
Or are you one of those fools that use reviews as a first opinion? Don't know what I'm trying to say with that? "Jeff Gerstmann gave it a 9.5. I MUST BUY IT NOW!". Allow me to quote something I've said a while ago:
"Reviews are the biggest crock of bull****. For what they're worth, they mean as much as any player review. If you honestly, HONESTLY, use reviews as a FIRST opinion - Then you, my dear fella'. Need to get a ****in' brain."
If you didn't use your own opinion first, and to back you up, Gerstmann's review of Halo 3 as a second opinion, you were standing in the mile long line at GameStop. While those who thought smart, were at the Blockbuster spending three bucks on a test run. Now, seeing as on nearly all points I've made a counter, there's one left;
Advertising. Sure, pretty pictures is what sold you, eh? The "Good look of the game". You "liked the impression it gave". You were so certain of yourself before September 25th, 2007. Sure, tons of people still play it today. But I'm talking to the dissapointed ones here.
Let nothing, NOTHING, adjust you from your own taste.
And don't blame a company, for your own mistakes. Dissapointed? Let down? Mass hype? All what could've caused to make you go out and spend the 65$ you so regret, that you verbally attack a company - It. Is. All. Your. Fault.
(I figured I'd copy it. Just to have it on here. By the way, does anyone know whether vulgar language is even allowed overhere? I mean, there's roughly 10 people listed as staff, and nearly 7.000 of us. Plus, the T.O.S is a strange joke leading to somesort of Comic website)