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#2 Edited by demonbear (1877 posts) -

@mb said:

@demonbear: Well...they haven't skipped an Assassin's Creed year since 2008, so chances are strong that the annual installment trend will continue.

I'm not saying they won't. I'm saying they shouldn't.

#3 Edited by demonbear (1877 posts) -

@mb said:

@demonbear said:

Declining sells would send a pretty strong message I think.

But are the sales actually declining? I mean people talk a lot but there are still a lot of people out there who still blindly preorder games, and even more people who just buy games straight off the shelf because it says Assassin's Creed or Madden from the local Wal-Mart and don't pay attention to reviews or online communities like ours.

I know it's too soon to compare Unity's sales to Black Flag's, but don't underestimate the Ubisoft marketing machine or their willingness to keep churning out annual editions of games when they're still making money. Maybe not as much money, but this game will probably still be quite profitable so I don't see Ubisoft changing their behavior anytime soon.

If there isn't at least one AC game in 2015 I would be absolutely shocked.

Oh there will be one in 2015, its probably far ahead in development already. But 2016?

#4 Posted by demonbear (1877 posts) -

@mb said:

@demonbear said:

What they need is a break, a year off. Go back to the drawing board and get it right.

Yeah but it's Ubisoft. There has been at least one Assassin's Creed game every year for the last seven years or something. They just make too much money for Ubisoft to slow down making them.

Declining sells would send a pretty strong message I think.

#5 Posted by demonbear (1877 posts) -

What they need is a break, a year off. Go back to the drawing board and get it right.

#6 Posted by demonbear (1877 posts) -
@onarum said:

If you do a great port of a fantastic game it will sell well, who knew :), good on them, I hope this will possibly give them the idea to bring VC2 and VC3 as well, but since those were psp games and VC3 wasn't even localized it would be a considerable greater effort to port, so I'll not get my hopes up.

I really think this is what's going to happen. Considering every dollar coming in from now on is a dollar that Sega never even dreamed of getting from VC1, there is no reason why they should'nt at least consider doing it for 2 and 3. It might be trickier though since those are psp games and might look crappier on a pc screen.

#7 Posted by demonbear (1877 posts) -

Yesterday, Valkyria Chronicles™ released for PC via digital download, and during its first 24 hours on sale blew all forecasts and predictions out of the water. The award-winning Strategy RPG, originally released in 2008 for PlayStation®3, forced its way to the top of the Steam download charts, beating a host of brand new games to reach number one.

"We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the fans for their support in the phenomenal success of this launch," said John Clark, Senior Vice President of Commercial Publishing for SEGA Europe, "We're also delighted at the response from the Steam community which indicates that newcomers to the series are finding it as enchanting and engaging as those who have played it before."

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This is fantastic news. VC will be seen by much more players now and sends the right message to Sega. If they localize them, we'll buy them.

#8 Edited by demonbear (1877 posts) -

@slag said:

@corevi said:
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@zella said:

@fallen189: Save Data can't be imported but they have the Dragon Age Keep website which allows you to create a profile of all your decisions. I think it might be able to read your save data to save you the time of picking them all (cause there is a ton of decisions to pick).

oh even the PC saves can't be imported?

Nope, need to use the keep.

well that's a bummer

No, the Keep is really nice and well made. You can customise all your decisions in a few minutes, its not that long. Plsu you can watch them all play out narrated by Varric, its pretty cool. You should check it out.

#9 Posted by demonbear (1877 posts) -
#10 Edited by demonbear (1877 posts) -

Kickstarted that game a long time ago, even bought the first expansion for 20$ before even playing the original game. That's how much faith I have in those guys. can't wait!!!