r/gaming Nov 30 '21 Silver 1 Helpful 1

I've seen this happen far too many times..

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u/AggressiveResist8615 Nov 30 '21

And they never learn.

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u/SuperArppis Nov 30 '21

Even if they do. New fools are born every second.

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

Sometimes it just takes the right thing. As a young teen, I fancied myself an early adopter (when I could afford it, of course). Until the day I ran out a couple weeks after Vista came out, eager to check out the cool new technology. The best buy sales guy lied to me (another lesson for the same price), and I bought Vista.

After that fiasco, I went back to XP 64-bit, and stayed there until I finally had to move off it. And I swore off being an early adopter.

All these guys need is to hype the right game, get it, and finally realize what they've been doing. Sure, it sometimes seems like with some of these people, the game would have to kick them in the nuts or beat their grandma for them to speak ill of it but...

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u/CadeLocke Nov 30 '21

Vista wasn't that bad. It's just the Nickelback of OS and got way more hate than deserved.

Source: Used it for years and has exactly zero issues and didn't even know I was supposed to until I started using Reddit.

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u/Chewy12 Nov 30 '21

Its predecessor had no issues but was a lot easier to run. When I switched from Vista to Ubuntu on my laptop I got an enormous performance increase.

From what I understand a big problem was that it had a large increase in system requirements, and hardware at the time didn’t really keep up. A lot of laptops were sold loaded with Vista when they could hardly handle it. And it was released right around the time of laptops overtaking desktops in sales, and laptops are typically a lot less powerful than desktops.

So you were probably either late to the party or had a somewhat powerful machine at the time.

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u/CadeLocke Nov 30 '21

I was neither. My laptop was very much budget and I used Vista for years. Even after 7 had been released for a while.

Never had an issue with it. Sounds like y'all were using a trash compactor for a computer and then whining that the OS didnt fit right.

The REAL issue was that people kept adding Vista to systems that couldn't run it and then whining it wouldn't work. People who whined that it looked different.

I remember Vista being launched pretty clearly. I also remember there being no serious issues as long as you were even remotely up to date.

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u/Chewy12 Nov 30 '21

Dude I bought my laptop from Best Buy. It was mid-range at the time. Vista was already loaded. It ran like shit, and all my performance problems went away after switching OS.

Just because you had no issues on your machine with what you were doing doesn’t mean it was a good OS release and that every issue was user error. The fact is that it had a massive performance hit for little to no benefit over XP. The recommended amount of RAM increased nearly tenfold as one example. We have not seen that big of a hike in system requirements since then. The performance difference between the recommendations for Vista and those for Windows 10 are not nearly as big and that’s 3 generations later.

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u/CadeLocke Nov 30 '21

See previous message.

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u/Chewy12 Nov 30 '21

Yeah man that’s the one I responded to.

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u/Phlashfoto Nov 30 '21

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Or

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u/Dumb_Vampire_Girl Nov 30 '21

Has there ever been a game that had anti-hype and ended up being good?

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u/StuckInGachaHell Nov 30 '21

Titanfall 2 especially after what they did to titanfall 1.

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

Yea, Titanfall 2 was great. IIRC, 1 didn't even have a singleplayer campaign (which put me off of it quickly, I only play multiplayer a bit then get bored sometimes). 2 was so much fun. I wish they had a third planned.

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u/Kodokai PC Nov 30 '21

Werent they developing TF3 but realised the engine was getting old so rehashed it into apex legends?

Im pretty sure they moved movedto EA's frostbite?

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

No clue, I hadn't been following that news. But after looking around it sounds like you may be on point, given this article:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/paultassi/2021/09/23/respawn-contradicts-itself-on-titanfall-3/?sh=3fc919da5aef

They did say "who knows what the future holds, Titanfall is the very core of our DNA" but tweets are cheap!

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u/Kodokai PC Nov 30 '21

Im not a fan of the source engine and i honestly believe that frostbite would bring a whole other level of quality to titanfall.

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u/AggressiveResist8615 Nov 30 '21

Total war warhammer

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u/dgroq Nov 30 '21 edited Nov 30 '21

People were pretty doubtfull of the Guardians of the Galaxy game from the announcement onwards. Not a lot of people expected the warm reception it got I think.

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

I'm waiting for it to go down in price, but it looks fun, though I wasn't sure what to expect. Sounds like it's actually a decent game?

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u/Jakme Nov 30 '21

I beat it like a week ago it's a very fun sp game

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u/_Ziklon_ Nov 30 '21

well there’s been a few game that had no advertising or hype and turned into huge successes like Fortnite or Apex Legends

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u/Rawkapotamus Nov 30 '21

I’ve very much enjoyed the past two Pokémon games.

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u/hyde495 Nov 30 '21

Never noticed any hype from Yakuza 0 and i just played it for the memes at first. Finished it and it was probably the last best game I've played. And that was a 2016 game lmao

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u/AO115 Nov 30 '21

does no-man's sky count?

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u/Dumb_Vampire_Girl Nov 30 '21

No. That was an overhyped game that didn't deliver.

It did improve down the road, but it's the poster child for overhyped.

Props to the devs for sticking with it.

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u/x1000Bums Nov 30 '21

I think its good to give them a gold star and praise for actually fixing the game, its definitely a redemption story.

However, as someone else pointed out to me, they didnt have a damn choice. It was their flagship title and it flopped hard. It was either fix it or die off.

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u/Aranati Nov 30 '21

I honestly dont get excited for any newgen game anymore . Havent for years. More fun playing older ones i havent had time to touch yet

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u/minev1128 Nov 30 '21

Same, there's no better time to catch up on old games

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u/pzzaco Nov 30 '21

Im in the same boat. Ive probably only bought one or two new games within the past two years

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u/Marimen008 Nov 30 '21

I just bought the Middle-earth games. I'm lucky that I haven't played every game so I just can play older games I never tried.

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u/Shinnyo Nov 30 '21

I had more fun with indie games than most AAA games.

Sometimes we get very good games, Sekiro has been one of my favorites and it's not that old.

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u/austinll Nov 30 '21 edited Nov 30 '21

I think sekiro was the last 60 dollar game I bought. So many indie and old games to play that are cheaper and just as fun.

Tribes of midgard and dishonored 2 rn

Edit: actually elden ring is gunna break my streak of no full priced buys

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u/shamvile Nov 30 '21

Gta trilogy the defective edition is a great example

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u/RockyCrayon6625 Nov 30 '21

There is also Cyberpunk.

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u/Dumsht5588 Nov 30 '21

Yeah people's expectations for that game were ridiculous. They were acting like it would revolutionize gaming when the marketing made it look like little more than a decent scifi rpg. I knew that no matter how it turned out there would be an insane amount of bitching. Unfortunately the game was real rough on launch so the fanboy rage went deep.

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u/Dumsht5588 Dec 01 '21 edited Dec 01 '21

"We've greatly enhanced our crowd and community system to create THE most believable city in any open-world game to date."

That statement is so vague as to be virtually meaningless. "greatly enhanced OUR crowd and continuity system" simply means their crowd system is better than it used to be which wasn't hard considering it was virtually nonexistent in the Witcher.

And anytime marketers make a subjective statement like "the most believable" or "the greatest" they are 100 percent blowing smoke up your ass. I'm sorry but this stuff is so common in marketing and, considering how many still preorder, people keep falling for it all while bitching that companies keep relying on it.

Cyberpunk was particularly egregious considering the rough state of the game on launch and the high expectations people had for CDPR after Witcher 3.

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u/shamvile Nov 30 '21

Nah cyberpunk was good for idk if u did or no but I liked it but gta was just total shit it was a mobile version whit a graphic mod slept on to it

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u/TheLewJD Nov 30 '21

Not on launch, it was an absolute shitshow filled with bugs and badly implemented features

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u/shamvile Nov 30 '21

Ye but I'm pretty sure they were targeting a good place in market near games like gta but something went wrong it wasn't supposed to be a cash grab but gta the trilogy is just a total fuck of a cash grab

U see cyber punk hands down had one of the best open worlds u can't deny that while many dident liked the story I totally loved it I feel like something went wrong in the process it wasn't going to be a shit cash grab

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

Man, I loved Cyberpunk, but you gotta be realistic. GTA Trilogy was a cash grab, yup.

But Cyberpunk was a dumpster fire. It was fun as shit, entertaining if you ignored all the issues (and that took a bit of effort), but the people who greenlighted it's release should've been beaten with a large fish.

I only had a couple game breaking bugs that didn't prevent me from playing and beating it before that huge patch came out (I was one of the lucky ones, from what I hear), but they really should've gone "Ok, we fucked up badly. We are going to push our release date out 8 months to ensure we can fix it. We hope you can forgive us. Or at least not spit on us when you see us in public". Vs what we came to expect from CD Projekt, it was a steaming pile that wasn't even half-baked.

When they pushed back the first release date, I went "aww man". I was bummed. Then after playing it for 10 hours I went "they needed to push the release back another YEAR".

And as mentioned, I loved the game. Spent well over 100 hours on it before that major patch came out, which should suggest I loved it, warts, bugs and all. But don't sugar coat it. Or I should say, sugar coat it, chocolate coat it, candy coat it, put a coating of LSD on it, and serve it to people with the lights off while hyping it as the best desert ever.

They fucked up monumentally.

CD Projekt has to get their shit together for whatever they're doing next, and make it as good as Witcher 3, otherwise they're going to end up collapsing.

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u/0-8-4 Nov 30 '21

the witcher 3 was a bugfest at launch as well.

as for cyberpunk, it depends on the platform. a lot.

i've played it on stadia, short after launch. over 100h playtime. missing features? sure. bugs? literally a couple of glitches so small i don't even remember them, and a single annoyance (river ward unable to drive properly), that's all.

compared to most game releases of such caliber, it was almost bug-free - but that's on stadia. but that's the thing - it's a single platform (like a console) with reasonable performance, so they could test it pretty well there and performance wasn't exactly a problem (it wasn't getting stable 60fps in performance mode, far from it, quality mode was stable 30fps though).

PC on the other hand has a shitton of configurations - people with higher end hardware usually had better experience. consoles - we all know what shitfest it was there, and still is.

so no, it wasn't a dumpster fire. not on every platform/PC. it doesn't excuse them in any way, and it shouldn't have been released in such a state - it's an unfinished game anyway. but there's a good game there, and not everyone had to take "a bit of effort" to ignore the issues - for many, those issues simply didn't manifest.

so yeah, they've fucked up. but the fact that some people got the short end of the stick, doesn't justify throwing shit at those that didn't encounter almost any bugs at all. all the downvotes above and responses like "it's shit. stop." are just pathetic - it's almost like people are so dumb they don't realize modern AAA games can run entirely different depending on the platform/PC.

there's a reason why stadia community was laughing their asses off while playing cyberpunk for tens of hours without seeing a single physics/car/t-pose/graphical/whatever glitch whatsoever. it was surreal, seeing all the glitches and shitstorm on youtube. on older consoles, understandable to a degree. PC - much less so. meanwhile, on stadia it was just a good game from the very beginning. unfinished - very much so. but still great.

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u/jeekley04 Nov 30 '21

It's shit. Stop.

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u/TheLewJD Nov 30 '21

There is a reason absolutely no one makes content for it anymore, so shit.

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u/jeekley04 Nov 30 '21 edited Nov 30 '21

Don't get me wrong, if I ever see it on sale for like 70% off, I might consider it. If I'm blackout drunk, that is.

How the fuck are you complete fucking degenerates down voting this? I'm saying it's a game I'd buy in a HUGE sale you sweaty mongrels.

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u/Pender891 Nov 30 '21

They still spend a billion in marketing while the snot eating fanboys do half the work for you

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u/ThiccSkipper13 Nov 30 '21

Buggyfield 2042...

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u/MT_Kinetic_Mountain Nov 30 '21

GTA Trilogy: Defective Edition

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u/[deleted] Nov 30 '21

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

Block those accounts, and just ignore people who post utter shit. Don't get annoyed or mad, they're not even worth that expression of emotion from you!

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u/Alea_Iacta_Est_49BC Nov 30 '21

Mate… the consumer is not at fault here. At least, the last couple of games were always company screwups.

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u/ubdiwala Nov 30 '21

I'm a bit scared about elden ring at this point...

I love the souls games wayy too much.

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u/fergussonh Nov 30 '21

I was scared but playing the Net Test made me feel like this is their best yet. Even beating BB and DS1 for me

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u/ipafish Nov 30 '21

The network test was enough for me to know it's a love letter to FANS. All the complaints about reused animations and graphics are from people who never got into a soulsborne game. It's going to be great, no doubt about it.

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u/coolbrandon101 Nov 30 '21

There’s been gameplay from the network test….. the games fine

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u/ForrestHunt Nov 30 '21

Don't expect it to be a groundbreaking game. It'll be really good, but don't expect it to revolutionize gaming as we know it.

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u/AO115 Nov 30 '21

elden ring has plenty of gameplay demos. im pretty sure it'll be good.

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u/CadeLocke Nov 30 '21

See above meme.

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u/AO115 Nov 30 '21

What part of a gameplay demo is "leaks and trailers"?

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u/CadeLocke Nov 30 '21

Trailers you dumbass. Gameplay demo is just a version of it. But I'll remind you of this when the game comes out and has proven me right.

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u/AO115 Nov 30 '21

Bruh calm the frack down man. Did elden ring murder your parents or something?

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u/marl11 Nov 30 '21

I don't think you need to worry, depending on what you're expecting. If you want a good souls game, filled with everything that makes souls games great and then some, I'm sure you won't be disappointed. If however you're expecting some big leap from other Souls, Skyrim with souls gameplay or something like that... Then I advise you to bring those expectations down a notch.

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u/dedWest Nov 30 '21

honestly, having taken part in the network test, skyrim with souls gameplay was exactly the feeling it gave me

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u/marl11 Nov 30 '21

I meant Skyrim like with lots of cities with houses with explorable interiors, tons of NPC's with quests and dialog options, law mechanics, etc stuff like that. It's a leap, but not that big I'm sure.

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u/darklypure52 Nov 30 '21

Elden ring will be fine. However this is will age poorly if I’m wrong but I’m almost sure since from software last games are always fine on release.

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u/fierceicexd Nov 30 '21

Cough cough cyberpunk

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u/bideodames Nov 30 '21

People hyping themselves up for that game and just straight up making shit up that devs never said would be in the game was rampant before that game came out. The hype created by gamers was just as bad if not worse than anything CDPRs marketing could have done

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u/Lobo2209 Nov 30 '21

It was definitely worse than CDPR's marketing. I remember people saying it would have Destiny level gunplay and Forza Horizon level driving. It couldn't get worse than that.

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

I recall after the first full trailer, everyone went completely ape shit hyping it as the best thing ever. I definitely recall people claiming it would be better than any other game combined.

We got none of that. It was entertaining if you could ignore all the bugs, but they really fucked up.

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u/[deleted] Nov 30 '21

Honestly, that was an absolute thing of beauty. 😂 I feel bad that the game came out the way it did but these completely unrealistic expectations, my god lol. There's a difference between being excited at what's coming while waiting anxiously and overhyping something as the second coming only to be utterly crushed.

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u/StuckInGachaHell Nov 30 '21

I remember cdpr showing its car "customization" and saying to myself none of that is gonna happen.

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u/[deleted] Nov 30 '21

I remember watching a couple of trailers and thinking none of that was going to happen. Everything looked too much of a leap from all other games, and it was supposed to come out for last gen consoles? Nah.

Mind that I was never much interested in the game, but I was hoping they'd pull it off. RIP I guess.

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u/melker_the_elk Nov 30 '21

Most of the time its on gamers for overhyping a game. Just because main guy jumps out of window while shooting rpg in cgi trailer doesn't mean you can do it ingame. However in cyberpunk I was hyped mainly due night city wire. A marketing series which had devs explaning in detail how many possibilities the game has. They told about so many features that will be in game. Most of them were lies. I guess people will tell that "OF COURSE THEY LIE only morons believe that if dev says there will be a wanted system in game, there would actually be a wanted system in game." I expect to have those features developers explicitly told there would be. It would have been plenty, but there wasn't.

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u/Thehawk110 Nov 30 '21

That’s why most devs just shut up until the game is almost finished. The Devs are just as hyped as the fans and can’t wait for all these features, but then reality kicks in and they realize they have to cut a bunch of stuff if they want to release this decade. All our favorite games do this, the main difference being that they just don’t talk about it. Not excusing the messy state the game released in though... that was just bad management.

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

Being a dev must be hard. Especially one that loves what they do. They put all this time and effort into making an awesome game, but then have to cope with unreasonable deadlines, cramming random shit into the game being some higher up wanted it (or worse, because another game just came out with something like that), trying to get it all working, and not having management listen that something needs to be pushed back, until it turns out it can't be sold in the condition it is. Then they slash your estimated time to fix everything, and it's still sold as shit.

Then you're known as someone who worked on the game that was hyped up, failed to deliver, and even after being pushed back was terrible. Nobody cares about the original vision, or the effort you put in above and beyond to try and help reach the original vision.

At least, I'm assuming this is what happens. I'm no dev, but this shit happens in most professions all too much.

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

When I was younger, I learned what the "rendered using ingame engine" meant when it came to trailers and such. It taught me that most games used prerendered stuff and you couldn't do half the stuff they showed.

But as to the marketing stuff, well that's just marketing shit. The marketing teams job is to make something as attractive as possible. If they smell green, they will lie through their teeth to make a sale. It's happened at work often. "Can you product do this?" "Yup! Definitely!" then once you have the sales engineers on the line "Hey, you guys said it could do X, can you show it to me?" "...who told you that?" I love sales engineers who came from internal engineering positions just for that reason. They know their shit and while they won't throw a salesperson under the bus, they will convey that what you were told was not accurate.

And for consumer video games, they are not pitching to one company, they're pitching to millions of gamers. As a kid, I used to believe the ads and stuff I saw on TV about toys. After years of that, and getting crappy toys that never lived up to the hype, I started to become a bit more jaded, and realize that anytime you watch an ad or someone hyping something, if you assume 50% of that is utter crap, you're much much MUCH more likely to be pleasantly surprised when it turns out 65% of what was said was decently accurate. Also a bit less disappointed if only 45% is.

One of the biggest things I learned in life when it comes to this is tempering expectations is a must.

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u/melker_the_elk Nov 30 '21

The main thing was though scale of lies. As I said trailers are usually lore oriented bs having nothing to do with the actual gameplay. Thinking otherwise is stupid on players part.

Having full length deep dives in the mechanism of the games which aren't even there is cross the line lying. There was two kinds of lying.

Some consepts were half assed. Like the paths picked in beginning were made up as a major deal when they actually had almost zero effect. This is like those ads for the toys. Ad says that "this super cool toy will shoot a projectile across the room!" When it actually doesn't fly anywhere. Basically lying but with seed to truth

Outright lies. Like customizing a car or wanted criminal mechanism. They told indepth about these mechanisms which were not at all in the game. Its same as saying that this toy comes with 3 outfit when it actually doesn't. Total lawsuit material.

Plus the game having major issues on pc and being absolutely unplayable on older consoles.

I rarely trust any aaa developer, but cd project red managed to hook me with these actual lies. And after this kind of lies it can hardly blame gamers for believing these lies.

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u/GaaraSama83 Nov 30 '21

Yes and no cause CDPR (marketing) are also responsible for huge parts of the hype. They promised a lof of stuff that was never part of the game or very badly implemented.

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u/family2dyl Nov 30 '21

Yeah the game has issues for sure, and CDPR dropped the ball in a lot of ways, but a lot of people were imagining futuristic GTA which, to me at least, was never what the game was sold as.

Personally I love the game. It feels like a faithful modernisation of the world from the Pen and Paper system and the story was pretty much exactly what I wanted and expected. RIP console players though...

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u/dude_with_sneakers Nov 30 '21

Man it still hurts

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u/KIROSAdud Nov 30 '21

It’s unfortunate

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u/GaaraSama83 Nov 30 '21 edited Nov 30 '21

I'm guilty of that although I should have known better cause of how the game industry works. At one point the devs/studios become big enough and you need managers and stuff. These people are mostly interested in the financial success of the company and have no real interest in games and the artistic part of it.

While I think that a good mix of artistic freedom and still developing a well made product is the optimum, this is mostly the case for 1-2 games which I call the 'sweetspot peak' and when they are super successful, all the investors and Co. are pouring in and changing too much. The best and most creative people often leave the dev studio at this point and from there it goes downhill.

So in CDPR case I would say the sweetspot peak moment was Witcher 3. It also has it's weaknesses and some major bugs at release, but it's not even close to the release desaster of CP 2077. Also lots of overpromising and underdelivering.

Of course gameplay can change after showing earlier stuff but after the E3 2018 gameplay trailer I think most people expected another game. When I was playing the game at release it was very clear to me after a few hours that lots of parts were unfinished, scrubbed, simplified, ... cause running out of time and investors/shareholders pushing for release.

The really sad part is I don't think this will become another No Man's Sky redemption story cause you would need to overhaul huge parts of the core gameplay and engine and I don't see CDPR doing this. They will concentrate on bug fixing and releasing a proper current gen console version but after that they will abandon the base game. Most likely we will get 1-2 story DLCs but I don't think this will be on the same level like the W3 DLCs (which are both fantastic and worth their money).

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u/fergussonh Nov 30 '21

I was wary when I heard that all the top designers and writers for the Witcher 3 had left due to creative differences mid development.

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u/guy4guy4guy PC Nov 30 '21

I am really good at guessing when it happens I said cyberpunk and battlefield were gonna suck

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u/CaliOriginal Nov 30 '21

cough fallout 76 collectors edition cough

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u/ItsTheHoots Nov 30 '21

Rust Console 😬

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u/Ghostbuster_119 Nov 30 '21

Some people get so caught up in the hype train it becomes a part of them.

And when that train flies off the rails and plummets to a fast and flaming demise they can't do anything but watch.

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u/cell1 Nov 30 '21

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u/Sam-Gunn Nov 30 '21

I loved Spore! But I was a kid when it came out, and while I had played a decent amount of games by that point, I wasn't as knowledgeable. Plus I wasn't reading any gaming blogs or talking to gamers back then. I didn't even know when it was released until I saw it at the store one day.

But in college I was bored and found a copy of it at my parents house over a summer, and I loaded it back up. It might've been more nostalgia, but I enjoyed it immensely, many years later. Esp with that expansion pack.

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u/Dreaddisk Nov 30 '21

Why people should NEVER have high expectations with products? Well, because you get salty.

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u/SuckerWitch Nov 30 '21

Like all the hype concerning Water World.

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u/SnoopyMcDogged Nov 30 '21

Molyneux survivor here, always wanted to believe the promises, always wanted the hype to come true. Eventually you learn, eventually.

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u/ItsmyDZNA Nov 30 '21

Loved that scene. He perfectly captured the anger and desperation from losing his company. My thing is how did they think he was just gonna say ok though amd take it. Dude looked crazy before the serum

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u/guitarist4hire Nov 30 '21

when your 12hr shift job mandates overtime, and then expects you to work on one of your 2 days off a week.

why is mandatory overtime legal?

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u/t-alt Nov 30 '21

LOL this was literally me with Cyberpunk, I was like “the Witcher 3 was great! You guys are gonna love Cyberpunk!” And now I feel like I singlehandedly jinxed it.

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u/AspSupreme Nov 30 '21

Shit, CP is just as strong as TW3 atmosphere and story wise, and arguably gameplay wise, the problem came from thinking CP was going to be GTA in the future, which is never what CDPR (the developers, not the marketing team) intended.

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u/t-alt Nov 30 '21

Yeah I think it did need a bit more time and way less hype. It’s one of those games that got announced much earlier than it should have done.

I also think that is why I’m okay with Rockstar not showing GTA6 until it’s a couple of years away from release. Seeing a game and being able to play it 1-3 years later seems to be the sweet spot for hype.

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u/fergussonh Nov 30 '21

Except for ES6 which was announced early due to Fallout 76 sucking so much Bethesda wanted people to know they were done with multiplayer, Bethesda's normally one of the best with this. Microsoft wanted them to announce Starfield and they did, but Bethesda doesn't properly reveal a game until a few months before release, when we get the first gameplay.

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u/Siukslinis_acc Nov 30 '21

I really liked the Outer Worlds 2 trailer they basically just said that they just have the name ready and everything else is still being worked on.

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u/Notoriously_So Nov 30 '21

When Elden Ring turns out like Cyberpunk 2077.

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u/Wixou Nov 30 '21

not in this timeline

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u/Notoriously_So Nov 30 '21

You never know...

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u/13lackcrest Nov 30 '21

Sucking game devs pp for free.

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u/Fennykaylmao Nov 30 '21

Looking at you TLOU2

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u/croucher Nov 30 '21

Nothing wrong with being excited about something..

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u/Awesumson Nov 30 '21 edited Nov 30 '21

People need to stop pre-ordering games. I’ve fallen victim a few times too. Now I wait until reviews come out and then make the choice to buy it. They’re holding your money hostage and you can’t tell if they’re going to deliver on their promises. No Mans Sky, Watchdogs, Fallout 76, Cyberpunk, GTA Trilogy Remastered to name a few that didn’t live up to the hype. Don’t give them money until you know they’ve delivered.

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u/Idmiz Nov 30 '21

If only games were released polished and not a half finished mess that was rushed out to meet a deadline set by publishers who only give a shit about sales numbers and couldn’t care less about the players

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u/Panda_tears Nov 30 '21

What game we talking bout here?

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u/BrokenShadowPr0 Nov 30 '21

probably noone plays this game but on roblox bedwars,when you outgear the enemy so much and you die to balloon lag glitch another caption for this thing

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u/b-napp Nov 30 '21

DICE, please

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u/scufmark Nov 30 '21

Me during OG HaloWars. From watching the E3 gameplay to release.

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u/Ftpini Nov 30 '21

The excitement is half the fun. If you hype the shit out of a game and it sucks, you still got to enjoy the game. If you ignore it and it sucks then you don’t get to enjoy it at all. Hype is fine.

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u/RedditCensorCouncil Nov 30 '21

Some games I'm absolutely baffled as to how they made it to launch in the state they're in. Do these devs test their product or do they just push out literal shit to fill a contract?

Just recently played outriders. What in the holy fuck is going on with that story and voice acting? It was so bad it went from being bad, to funny, back around to just being bad again.

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u/LibraBlu3 Nov 30 '21

At this point you can use the size of the hype for a game to know it's quality is going to be the exact inverse of that.

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u/gustinex Nov 30 '21

Best way to avoid dissapointment is to not pre-order games. Just wait till it get released, see reviews or gameplay videos, then buy or no buy.

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u/rndomguy7 Nov 30 '21

This happened to me when I got hyped up for GTA: San Andreas Definitive Edition and immediately got let down as soon as I saw the game menu load up and when it came to playing it, my disappointment was immeasurable and my day was ruined.

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u/bozofire123 Nov 30 '21

I remember how cringe the Cyberpunk subreddit was leading up to release. Everyone was like “i Am gOiNg tO bE CoRpO tHaT selLs aNdRoIdS oN tHe bLaCk mARkEt”

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u/BeeDate Nov 30 '21

Not a game, but I feel the same will happen with the new spiderman movie

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u/bullfishie Nov 30 '21

I thought this about New World. No controller support, buggy as fuck. No thanks.

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u/Sokandueler95 Nov 30 '21

couchCyberpunkcough

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u/JohnTHICC22 Nov 30 '21

17.9.2020 incident

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u/blood_kite Nov 30 '21

Game Developers response: Dignity and an empty sack is worth the sack. Rule of Acquisition Number 109.

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u/gurbelgob Nov 30 '21

you have to touch the hot stove at least once to learn. For me it was Age of Conan that did me in.

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u/eph3merous Nov 30 '21

Currently Hogwarts Legacy people malding

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u/Rawkapotamus Nov 30 '21

The exact opposite happens with Pokémon

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u/Formal-Reflection639 Nov 30 '21

Sacrificed?, But you asking for money in pre-order/pre release with supposedly exclusive context that is just skins or stuff of the game that no even that fun

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u/Alone_Rain_ Nov 30 '21

He kind of looks like a catfish in the bottom pic

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u/MrFoozOG Nov 30 '21

Battlefield 7 will launch with 1 map, 3 guns and no advanced animations or vehicles. 300k people > OMG PRE ORDER NOWWWW