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Ubisoft further destroys Anno, Silent Hunter and Might & Magic.

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Astral Rag, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. Astral Rag Arcane

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    "Ubisoft are putting a lot of stuff online. There’s Anno Online, Silent Hunter Online, and Might & Magic Heroes Online, and you can see a trailer for each of them downstairs. These are browser-based free-to-play reincarnations of the popular, long-time franchises. Do you want those then?"

    http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/08/15/ubisoft-classic-franchises-going-online-en-mass/
     
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  2. bonescraper Guest

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    There won't be any new Silent Hunter games, so there's nothing left to destroy :roll:
     
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  3. titus Arcane Patron

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    WTF!? Silent Hunter, browser game? Jesus....
     
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  5. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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  6. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    Where's that online game buble burst we all need?
     
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  7. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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    This is what happens if business decisions take over design decisions. It's really about time for a game industry collapse.
     
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  8. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    It's like sitting with glass of fine wine, multiple mushroom clouds on the horizon, savouring last moments of the civilization before the shockwave hits.
     
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  9. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    More like evil Jesus breaking into your :obviously: house and turning your fine wine into Budweiser Light...

    Also, JarlFrank just gave me my 1,000th brofist.

    :love:
     
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  10. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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  11. sgc_meltdown Arcane

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    ubisoft heroically frees itself from market competition in city builder, sub sim and tactical fantasy genres
     
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  12. Reject_666_6 Arcane

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    Ultima Online... oh wait.
     
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  13. raw DEUS VULT Patron

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    and then we will have... fallout!
     
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  14. Dim Not sure if advertising plant?

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    Ubisoft: faster on the uptake than EA.
     
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  15. xilo3z Educated

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    This is what I never fucking get. I'm fine with the whoring of DLCs and all that shit as the mindless consumer has constantly bent over and screamed for more... Can't fault businesses for taking advantage of them. But who the fuck has bent over and said "Shove Silent Hunter: Online Browser Extreme Edition into me!"... No body! No fucking one has ever even thought that. Farmville Mom is not screaming for Silent Hunter. There is no market for this. At all. Hell, Quake Live even tried for the browser-hardcore-crowd and after a year or so it lead to Carmack calling it a failure of a system. Who would think this as a good idea?! :( .... poor Silent Hunter...

    Ubisoft. Fucking Ubisoft.
     
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  16. Angthoron Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Silent Hunter Online, early alpha Facebook screenshot:
    [​IMG]
     
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  17. DwarvenFood Arcane Patron

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    I used to cluster ships like that as well, but in two or three separate clusters. And not right next to each other, unless larping Pearl Harbor.
     
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  18. Excommunicator Arcane

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    I love how they act like all the platforms and game formats have exactly the same type of audience - like they can just change one into an online browser game and everyone will automatically appreciate it in exactly the same way.


    It seems online browser gaming is going to come and go before I even have the chance to get into it.
     
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  19. sgc_meltdown Arcane

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    everyone should have one stint in tick-based web games like utopia

    still very much about who you know or being lucky enough to find yourself in a good random group last I checked

    it's probably all F2P crap now

    though with the highest overall interaction possibility due to sheer userbase, I still think pvp-enabled doorgames are the purest form of competitive social 'web' gaming, insomuch as being the next logical step from bbses
     
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  20. Destroid Arcane

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    Those tick based browser games are terrible, this was discovered over a decade ago with shit like archmage.
     
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  21. Comte Arcane

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    FUCK UBISOFT that is all folks
     
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  22. sgc_meltdown Arcane

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    I didn't play archmage so I can't say. I heard a lot about how you either joined the best clans or shouldn't bother playing, so I opted for the latter.

    Oh yeah, and kingdom of loathing. That can be fun for a bit.
     
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  23. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    MIGHT AND MAGIC NNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
     
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  24. Angthoron Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Silent Hunter Online, Alpha screenshots, batch #2:
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  25. raw DEUS VULT Patron

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    at least nazis are in
     
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