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There is a youtuber who teaches people programming and computer stuff that I've seen in my youtube shorts feed. He used to work for Blizzard and he said that when he worked at Blizzard he worked on Starcraft 2 Wings of Liberty which was the first game in the SC2 trilogy. That game made LESS money than the first store mount in WoW. The stupid $15 horse that started the whole in-game store for WoW made more money than the first new Starcraft game in like 15 years.

As much as we hate it, the reason why microtransactions have taken over so much of the industry is people buy them, and they buy that at ridiculous profit levels. Shark cards, skins, ultimate team, it's insane the amount of spending people will do. And there isn't much we can do to stop it than not support games we feel are unfair in that regard. But we are a drop in the bucket compared to the flood of normie dipshits who throw money at games without regard for anything.
That's a real shame, SC2 single player was super fun and I went trough it multiple time. But RTS are clearly dying and I can't really say I'm surprised, MOBA offer all the fun part of it minus the crazy reflex needed.
 

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That's a real shame, SC2 single player was super fun and I went trough it multiple time. But RTS are clearly dying and I can't really say I'm surprised, MOBA offer all the fun part of it minus the crazy reflex needed.
I mean it explains why they are never doing a warcraft 4.
 
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Ah so they're just making a straight up remake of the trilogy and are waiting long enough for us who remember it to die out.
tbh I'd like a remake of the trilogy, fix the awful combat of 1, and change the story of 2 so that its actually about finding a way to stop the collector rather than bum around with cerberus in what turn out to be a side chapter at best and then finish with actually implementing the solution found in 2 while delaying the reaper in 3 (and don't have a colour coded ending).
 

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Sledgehammer responses to the rushed development: "No we didn't, and they're lying"

So what, all the complaints about how lackluster the game is are just a bunch of bs. Hmmm. I’d like to give them the benefit of the doubt, buuuut it sounds like there’s a lot of doubt out there.

Maybe they can start by explaining their reasoning for this -
 
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So here’s some of the dirt behind it -

Yeah it sounds like Sledgehammer basically got fucked over by not only Activision but also Infinity Ward. Hope those two bags of dicks are happy.
 

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Ah Actman. And OG Diablo. You both rock.

I actually am interested in trying out D1 with the Belzebub mod. My concern is that the game still feeling really cryptic, dare I say outdated. I mean I tried playing Morrowing but couldn't get into it because of how oudated it felt. It also looks like warrior might not be the most beginner-friendly because you get peppered with ranged mobs, with no way to run/sprint?
 
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I actually am interested in trying out D1 with the Belzebub mod. My concern is that the game still feeling really cryptic, dare I say outdated. I mean I tried playing Morrowind but couldn't get into it because of how oudated it felt. It also looks like warrior might not be the most beginner-friendly because you get peppered with ranged mobs, with no way to run/sprint?
 

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Man, AB is just shoving problems to MS. Not defending MS, but this is a terrible way to start post-acquisition
If anyone at Microsoft was even remotely capable of due diligence, they'd have seen this coming. If not... well, Microsoft's feet are basically made of bullets at this point. What's one more?
 

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It’s so weird, ES seems to be only franchise that does this for me. Zelda, Metroid, Mario? Played the newer games first, but still enjoyed older games.

Played AC Brotherhood first, but still love AC1 and AC2.

Got into Diablo 3 first, but ended up loving Diablo 2 (pre-resurrected) more.

It’s just Elder Scrolls. Idk why
 
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Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth has mild pc requirements. Tho the series has never been a technical powerhouse, it's nice for a new release to not require the latest and greatest
MINIMUM:
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Windows 10 1903 (OS Build 18362)
Processor: Intel Core i5-3470, 3.2 GHz or AMD Ryzen 3 1200, 3.1 GHz
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960, 4 GB or AMD Radeon RX 460, 4 GB or Intel Arc A380, 6 GB
DirectX: Version 12
Storage: 82 GB available space
Sound Card: Windows Compatible Audio Device
Additional Notes: 1080p Low @ 30 FPS w/ Balanced FSR 1.0, requires a CPU which supports the AVX and SSE4.2 instruction set

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Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Windows 10 1903 (OS Build 18362)
Processor: Intel Core i7-4790, 3.6 GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600, 3.2 GHz
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, 6 GB or AMD Radeon RX 5700, 8 GB or Intel Arc A750, 8 GB
DirectX: Version 12
Storage: 82 GB available space
Sound Card: Windows Compatible Audio Device
Additional Notes: 1080p High @ 60 FPS w/o FSR, requires a CPU which supports the AVX and SSE4.2 instruction set
 

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