All reading this article makes me wonder is how much bloatware and sloppy programming went into padding the game so much that it becomes a resource-hungry "game" that most people won't even be able to play without a supercomputer.
Well I was looking forward to seeing what this show was like, but the way you talk about it makes it sound like it sucks.
I was hoping for science fiction, not some lame family-focused soap-opera with an annoying robot child and ooh-spooky-mystery to fill out the "sci-fi" quota.
If a publisher deliberately decides NOT to release a game in a particular region, they have nobody to blame but THEMSELVES when that game gets pirated by people in that region.
Region locking games causes publishers their problems.
It looks cool, though I wasn't aware that there wouldn't be random loot. Kinda loses a few points after hearing that.
Also, why do people keep saying 'well that's a thing' or whatever? No duh, everything is a damn thing. Seems like a silly nonsense phrase.
Why would I pre-order a game in this day and age?
Been burned too many times by rushed-out beta releases that needed day 1 patching. Or were just plain old crappy crap.
Now I always wait for reviews before deciding whether to spend my money.
Then in that case, Gamestop aren't required...
So I've just discovered that Sacred 3 is going to be A Thing. PC, PS3 & Xbox.
I was quite excited as I remember Sacred 2 on the PC being very fun and addictive. Then I remembered that the console port of Sacred 2 was a half-assed incompetent mess and my enthusiasm for Sacred 3 on the PS3...