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Offline Sarafan

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Blizzard/Activision merge!
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7123582.stm

What does everyone thinks of this? Great opportunity or bad move?

edit: fixed, sorry about the link, I was in a rush to post this.
« Last Edit: December 03, 2007, 09:31:10 am by Sarafan »

 

Offline Polpolion

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Re: Blizzard/Activision merge!
My first thoughts: An infusion of Diablo II and Tony Hawk Pro Skater.

 

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You sure that is the right link? It shows a article about God of War 3...
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Yep link seams to be leading elsewhere.
Neverless I have heard about this fusion somewhere else and I don't like the idea that much. It could be good as they could give a strong oposition to EAs more or less generic games like the sports titles or the sims.
If it develops into something like EA for casual and cheap game and Activision/Blizzard for the more complex games I won't have any problems with that.
I only fear that they both try to get the attention of the same groups and throw out game after game without much quality checks.
Well we can't do much about it except to buy there games or not.
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Offically approved by Ebola Virus Man :wtf:
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Activision made some really great and complex games like Battlezone.
Blizzard is one of our last bastions of hope against lowest-common denominator mediocrity.

I think this fusion has hope written all over it.
Whether the light at the end of the tunnel is daylight, or the train coming is yet to be seen.
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I never really cared much for the Blizzard games, to be honest.  :snipe:

 
Re: Blizzard/Activision merge!
Activision made some really great and complex games like Battlezone.
Blizzard is one of our last bastions of hope against lowest-common denominator mediocrity.

I think this fusion has hope written all over it.
Whether the light at the end of the tunnel is daylight, or the train coming is yet to be seen.

Now someone tell me World of Warcraft isn't a lowest-common denominator mediocrity.
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I never really cared much for the Blizzard games, to be honest.  :snipe:

Me neither. Good, but nothing special. And I'm very dissapointed with WOW.
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Don't like any Blizzard games myself, so I could care less.

 

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I think the starcraft fans here will take that to heart.................


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Re: Blizzard/Activision merge!
I think the starcraft fans here will take that to heart.................


 :nod:

Oh, they truly will! Now with the latest release of:



Skatecraft!

Fight the cunning Terrans, the nefarious Zerg and the misteryous Protoss in the best graphical made world yet, ALL while making wicked moves with your personalized skate board!

Oh, yeah!!!!


 :D :D :D

 
Re: Blizzard/Activision merge!
With my poor bastard zerg-protoss-terran merge Zerote.
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Offline NGTM-1R

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Skatecraft!

Fight the cunning Terrans, the nefarious Zerg and the misteryous Protoss in the best graphical made world yet, ALL while making wicked moves with your personalized skate board!

Oh, yeah!!!!

May God have mercy on your soul, and nobody from the new company see this. :p
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Offline Sarafan

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May God have mercy on your soul, and nobody from the new company see this. :p

But you didnt even see Pro Diablo 3: Skater Lord, where you can use spells to enhance your board to Xtremes!!!!!!!!!!

 :D

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May God have mercy on your soul, and nobody from the new company see this. :p

But you didnt even see Pro Diablo 3: Skater Lord, where you can use spells to enhance your board to Xtremes!!!!!!!!!!

 :D

I'm going to hell, wont I?

Funnily enough, I think I've played that!  :lol:
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Offline NGTM-1R

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But you didnt even see Pro Diablo 3: Skater Lord, where you can use spells to enhance your board to Xtremes!!!!!!!!!!

 :D

I'm going to hell, wont I?

They're working on a new level, just for you; or they were thinking about contracting you as an employee for punishing gamers. I forget which.
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coulda been worse, coulda been ea :D
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coulda been worse, coulda been ea :D
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Defeat the Lord of Terror in a all out skating tournament!

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