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The STEAM Sales and Releases Thread

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Hobo Elf, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. Modron Arcane

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    Only tells you that game wasn't even seen really.
     
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    And hasn't been pushed by anyone either.

    Word of mouth about good games travels pretty quick.
     
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  3. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Very, very suspicious looking games.





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  4. Modron Arcane

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    Word of mouth only gets started if anybody sees your game in the first place though, the tidal wave of shit on steam means that if something doesn't make it past the popular new releases algorithm on steam 99.999% of steam users will never see your game.
     
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  5. Safav Hamon Self-Ejected Village Idiot The Real Fanboy

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    You used to be able to play it free online. It was P2W, but that might have changed in the steam version.

    A sequel with a greater multiplayer focus was in development, but it's probably abandonware now.
     
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  6. Unkillable Cat Prestigious Gentleman LEST WE FORGET Patron

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    Are you saying that the 'new releases algorithm' is the one-all, be-all method of pushing games now?

    That developers can't, for example, push it on social media? Or register on like-minded forums?

    And is it completely impossible for someone to browse Steam and come across this game without the algorithm to help along?

    Because all of those options exist, plus more. And yet the game has virtually zero eyes on it.

    So either it's not worth our time, or it's been abandoned... and even a good abandoned game would have people talking about it.
     
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  7. Modron Arcane

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    No just that for small indie developers with no following it can be hard to get journalists/streamers to play your game specially for turn-based affairs that don't appeal well to the modern A.D.D. youtube audience. If you can't get previews/reviews going then basically all you have is visibility which is much worse these days. People used to talk about getting on steam being the golden ticket before 2015 because you were basically guaranteed money nowadays getting on steam means nothing.

    I am sure these developers probably did push it on social media, I'll let you google that.

    Kek, browse steam until you find the game without searching for it by name, I'll hold my breath.

    So there is no room for finished and released products in your dichotomy?

    The median earning for games on steam is probably under a 1000 just because something didn't achieve success doesn't mean it's a bad game just that steam is kind of in a winner takes all situation at the moment.
     
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  8. Solid Snail Learned

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    Castlevania Anniversary Collection will release on may 16th, those are the games included:

    Castlevania
    Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse
    Castlevania II Belmont’s Revenge
    Super Castlevania IV
    Bloodlines
    Kid Dracula
    Castlevania the Adventure
    Castlevania 2: Simon's Quest
     
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    No Rondo, no buy.

    This game looks like it could be an ok game in the genre(when it's out of EA at least). Anyone tried it?



     
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    The first of Konami's Anniversary Collections, Arcade Classics:





    What's the point of having separate versions at this point? Why don't they just include both local versions for everyone.
     
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  12. Solid Snail Learned

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    Because it's Konami, they did the same for ZOE2.
     
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    Bought this today and it's everything I wanted it to be. If you like tough SNES looking platformers with a bit of a puzzle element I highly recommend it. Also great synth tunes.
     
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  18. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Sometimes to deal with the difficulty of being alive, I need to believe there is a possibility that life is not real.

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    By some multimedia artist Jeremy Couillard.
     
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    Before someone asks it: No, that's not the longest title for a 'game' ever.

    Not even close.
     
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    Guess I'll just have to report myself for [citation needed] harvesting.

    Also, the longest game title (at 395 characters) is: Summer-Colored High School ★ Adolescent Record – A Summer At School On An Island Where I Contemplate How The First Day After I Transferred, I Ran Into A Childhood Friend And Was Forced To Join The Journalism Club Where While My Days As A Paparazzi Kid With Great Scoops Made Me Rather Popular Among The Girls, But Strangely My Camera Is Full Of Panty Shots, And Where My Candid Romance Is Going.

    It's an open-world jRPG on the Playstation 3+4.
     
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    Flashback is currently 50% off.
    EDIT: Holy hell the italian subtitles are a mess, they don't make sense. I'm trying to change the language to english but apparently you can't. I'm tempted to refund because they used some crappy tier automatic translator and I can't understand what is going on in the game, the whole translation seems chinese to me, with some random words in and there.
     
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    What's the Kodex Kritical Konsensus on Resident Evil 7?I played the demo and liked it,is this one worth the money now that it's 50% off?Is the season pan worth the money?I am not really a fan of the series,I have only played 1 and 4 and bit and dropped them so I need some expert Kodexian help here
     
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