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In regards to this article. Not directly related, but just my feelings on Hardcore Console Gamers.

Went to a "Focus Group" last night for an unreleased game that happened to be a game where you shot people from a first person perspective, and the question came up, what incentive would make you want to buy this game... Some idiot (actually just about everyone but me was nodding) said, "I think promise of DLC would help."

Really?

They also asked who was going to buy Call of Duty: Black Ops (no it wasn't CoD:BO we were playing) when it came out, everyone but me raised their hands.

Hard core gamers are stupid as fuck. Most of them there thought that multiplayer gamers were in the majority, when polls state that most games are made or broken on single player content. I was seriously probably the only one there that knew the Treyarch was doing Black Ops, and it will probably be nothing new.

How do console gamers justify spending $60+tax+DLC for a rehashed video game every 8-9 months?

Look at PC, Look at Steam, look at those weekend sales where you can get great games for 75% or more off. If you stop buying crap, eventually someone will drop the prices.

I will admit I spend big bucks on Blizzard Collectors Editions, but I LOVE the art books, I consider them worth $50, but if the other 2 StarCraft "Expansions" come out for $60, then f___ you guys.[url]
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About Android8675one of us since 12:28 PM on 01.02.2007

First Home Console Game?
Combat (Atari 2600)

Best Game from First System?
Adventure (Atari 2600)

Worst Console?
NES

Worst Game?
Skydiver (An EA "Gonzo" game, back before casual had the right marketing, I think PC Gamer gave it a 13/100)

Most $ Spent on a Console?
PC

Favorite Game?
System Shock 2 (AKA, Bioshock, but better), Portal quickly gaining ground, EverQuest as well.

Best Humor?
Sam & Max, Psychonauts, DotT, Monkey Island, Tim Schafer.

Easiest way to kill a day?
Civilization, or any Sid Meiers game.

Scariest Game?
Silent Hill or Fatal Frame, and Resident Evil.

Best non-Destructoid Website?
https://www.wikipedia.com

Best MMO?
Dragonrealms or EQ1

Most Recent game played for each system owned?
The Last Ninja (Atari 2600)
Adventure II (Atari 5200)
Archon (Atari 800, repurchase)
Sundog: Frozen Legacy (Atari ST)
Earthbound (SNES)
Aliens Vs. Predator (Jaguar)
Lord of the Rings Online: The Shadow of Angmar (PC)
Guitar Hero 80s (PS2) (Sad)
SSBB (Wii)
Rock Band (XBox 360)

Currently hating on?
Halo 3, just about everything Nintendo, Microtransactions, lack of hacking for Microtransactions and lack of easy cheating in MMOs like LotR:O. Where are the free bots people?
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