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News Music games blamed for falling game sales

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  1. mjm25

    mjm25 New Member

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    not with that stupid tony hawk controller though.
     
  2. glaeken

    glaeken Freeeeeeeze! I'm a cawp!

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    Exactly. With RB2 and its extensive music collection there really isn't a need to buy standalone games.
     
  3. Aracos

    Aracos New Member

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    Another point is that the whole guitar hero thing started in 2005 so the hardcore fans that go out and buy every game will should be extremely good at expert now meaning there isn't much reward for continuing to play because you can play everything, thats guitar and bass covered but in 2008 (2007 in the us) drums and vocals came with rock band 1 and by now even the slowest of learners should be able to play everything song on expert drums and vocals and the fast learners are most likely not getting much challenge anymore so it wouldn't surprise me if there's a lot of players given up with the game because it's not much of a challenge or fun anymore. Why buy new games if you don't have fun anymore? They're only really fun for hardcore players when friends come round or you're having a rock band/guitar hero party =\
     
  4. identikit

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    Typo? "Meet the lofty sales expectations"?
     
  5. Star*Dagger

    Star*Dagger New Member

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    This is the basis of the Corporate C(r)apitalist structure, which died in 2008, enjoy the show as we find another economic system that works and isnt based on a cancer growth system.
     
  6. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    The majority of people who like the beatles don't appreciate games in general.
     
  7. mikeuk2004

    mikeuk2004 What you Looking at Fool!

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    I got guitar hero 3 and thats enought for me.
     
  8. greensabbath

    greensabbath Got Wood?

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    That Van Halen thing was a joke too. I figured they would just send both games at once but all there was was a sticker on GH 5 that said there was more information on the back (which of course there wasn't) and after that I just couldn't be bothered. Now that the graphics don't look like complete crap, they should just make song packs to download instead of more games.
     
  9. Phil Rhodes

    Phil Rhodes Hypernobber

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    Well they should stop publishing asterisks, then, shouldn't they.
     
  10. vampalan

    vampalan New Member

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    Sports games do very well in that department, especially football games here in the UK.

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    Oh and driving games, can't wait for GT5.
    And first person shooters...
     
  11. frontline

    frontline Punish Your Machine

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    Why are there no games based on the music of Steeleye Span?
     
  12. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    dark_avenger Well-Known Member

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    +1
     
  14. [USRF]Obiwan

    [USRF]Obiwan New Member

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    It is just like the wii, everybody wanted one, got one play a few months and now all of them are eating dust..
     
  15. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    That's what GH is starting to remind me of, <Insert Sport Here> <Insert Year Here> games. At least with Rock Band they're gonna leave it at RB2 and RB Beatles.

    At least with FPS' you get some variety from the differing stories, settings, etc.
     
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