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Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 8th, 2011 @ 07:57 PM Reply

I was in a local game stop the other day and I noticed a copy of WOW starter edition for only 99 cents? and its free to play

Makes it seem as if they are desperate for new members

wouldnt you think?


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 8th, 2011 @ 08:28 PM Reply

At 10/8/11 07:57 PM, Armissea wrote: I was in a local game stop the other day and I noticed a copy of WOW starter edition for only 99 cents? and its free to play

Makes it seem as if they are desperate for new members

wouldnt you think?

They make almost all of their WoW money from subscriptions. It's not that big a deal.

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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 8th, 2011 @ 11:03 PM Reply

Even still though it seems like a desperate attempt to draw newbies in


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 8th, 2011 @ 11:18 PM Reply

People still take Blizzard seriously? After SC2 flopped I really don't care about anything they do.


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 8th, 2011 @ 11:37 PM Reply

Blizzard was good before becoming ActivisionBlizzard.


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 8th, 2011 @ 11:52 PM Reply

At 10/8/11 11:18 PM, Chemich wrote: SC2
flopped

What? How did StarCraft II flop in any way?


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 12:27 AM Reply

At 10/8/11 11:52 PM, Viri wrote:
At 10/8/11 11:18 PM, Chemich wrote: SC2
flopped
What? How did StarCraft II flop in any way?

Flopping like donkey dick

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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 02:13 AM Reply

The campaign of SC2 was good, but wasn't worth playing again and again. As for multiplayer, I just never really grew too attached to it like I did with the original Starcraft. Meanwhile, I did play World of Warcraft for a few years, but I quit when things just never really changed and seemed to get boring after a while.

I will agree that they were much better off on their own.


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 03:31 AM Reply

At 10/9/11 12:27 AM, Oliver wrote: Flopping like donkey dick

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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 04:59 AM Reply

At 10/9/11 12:27 AM, Oliver wrote:
At 10/8/11 11:52 PM, Viri wrote:
At 10/8/11 11:18 PM, Chemich wrote: SC2
flopped
What? How did StarCraft II flop in any way?
Flopping like donkey dick

i'm glad you're back lol

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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 06:13 AM Reply

You should keep in mind it was most likely the shop trying to get rid of some old stock, I don't think anyone bought the damn things considering it was the same as going onto the trial website.


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 09:55 AM Reply

It's nothing new, those things were there 3 years ago too, and then i got it free.
I wouldn't say it's desperate, they're just trying to get new players, they always tried this.

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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 12:48 PM Reply

At 10/9/11 09:55 AM, f-izzle wrote: It's nothing new, those things were there 3 years ago too, and then i got it free.
I wouldn't say it's desperate, they're just trying to get new players, they always tried this.

Yeah but up to level 20 thats pretty easy isnt it?


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 01:47 PM Reply

Well. That's how business goes in a gaming industry


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 04:13 PM Reply

My guess is Blizzard is realizing WoW is slowly on its way out. The graphics are pretty dated, most of what they're throwing in there is nothing new, and people are running out of things to do in there. Still, on the other hand, free to level 20 is just a new way of promoting their free trial. Even from the beginning, Blizzard was handing out free seven day trial cards like there was no tomorrow, and it was easy to get to level 20 in those seven days anyway.

Truthfully, Blizzard really needs an all new franchise besides Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo. While those three have always been highly respected, I think something completely new would be really appreciated.


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Response to Blizzard Desperate? Oct. 9th, 2011 @ 10:52 PM Reply

At 10/9/11 04:13 PM, RazorHawk wrote: Truthfully, Blizzard really needs an all new franchise besides Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo. While those three have always been highly respected, I think something completely new would be really appreciated.

I would love to see them make Shattered Nations.

Shattered Nations was a post-apocalyptic strategy game originally assigned to the makers of Starcraft before being canceled in order to make Starcraft. Other than this not a whole lot is known about it other than a trailer and some previews that can be found on the original Warcraft II cd's

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGZwGyKkI kw


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