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Old 11-17-05   #1
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>Nintendo DS game price jacking when a GBA version exists

When will this bullshit trend end? The logic escapes me; MS should make Halo 3 for the Xbox for 50 bucks, that way the Xbox 360 version can be $75. The sad thing is that they could probably get away with doing that.

Am I the only one that's noticed/become pissed off about this trend? Are there any signs of it stopping?
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Am I the only one that noticed that you can actually speak english, and that thinks it's a positive thing, you know, being able to decipher what you're saying.
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Am I the only one that noticed that you can actually speak english, and that thinks it's a positive thing, you know, being able to decipher what you're saying.
no

now talk about ds
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Gaming companies stopped having integrity when the console wars kicked up. It stopped being about the games and started being about beating your competitors in sales.
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I would expect this from the japs (sony) but from our own loyal american companies (ms, nin)

for shame
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You kidding me? When it comes ot business you really cant look at nationality, everyone will be ruthless. The Japs? for sure. The Americans? fuck yeah. Microsoft especially, they arent known for being too consumer friendly, nor are they known for being fair players.

Best solution? Id say dont play thier games but that would suck, so I advocate piracy, theft, bearshare and other such things.

You play WoW yeah? I am sure you played other Blizz games too, didnt you notice thier customer support and cool factor dropped somewhere around Diablo 2's Expansion was released? I wonder if it had something to do with Vivendi taking a more hands on approach with thier little cash-cow.
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ya i really was kidding you
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I don't think it will end, because it's the nature of business. Earn more = good, providing people will actually shell out the cash. With project sales of Xbox 360 being preeeeety good, I don't think they'll be changing their ways any time soon.

If you expect Microsoft to bow to the customer, then I got a river to sell ya...
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ya i really was kidding you
Couldnt tell, there was a lack of emoticon or something in your post.
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A clever thing to say wether you meant to be sarcastic or not. Truly.
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since when were nintendo an american company?

i sold my ds.

i dont know if i will get back on the nintendo wagon or just stay xbox. mweh. time will tell.
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I still play diablo 2 lol there are like massive who still play it with me and who only really play the pc games, that's a good way to go.
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I would expect this from the japs (sony) but from our own loyal american companies (ms, nin)

for shame
Isn't Nintendo Japanese too?
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MS should make Halo 3 for the Xbox for 50 bucks, that way the Xbox 360 version can be $75.
Yes! You speak like we think! Sereously, I hate the fact H3 is only for 360.

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i dont know if i will get back on the nintendo wagon or just stay xbox. mweh. time will tell.
Stick with xbox and buy nintendo when somthing good comes out for it, AKA SUPER MARIO SMASH BROS. VS HARRY POTTER AND THE DEMONS OF R.A. SALVATOR WITH 100% MORE GORE!!!! HO YEAH!!!
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i still hate the fact that a $.48 DVD burned with a program (totals $1.28 ) costs $50.00!!! talk about mark-up!!!!
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but what about the millions that are spent coding and designing and making and testing and suchlike? and the running costs of the places that these are done at, and the wages of the people who do it all, and the programs that are made to make such games, and the programming for them and the hours it takes and ....
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