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Old 11-14-2012, 09:02 AM
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the ads are ignorable, even if somewhat taking the p*ss
....but at least it doesnt cost so $40
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:38 AM
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the ads are ignorable, even if somewhat taking the p*ss
....but at least it doesnt cost so $40
Yeah, I have to agree, they aren't really that bad but the audacity of pulling this on a $7-$13 game is pretty tacky. Simple question, would they do the same on one of their $60 PS3/360 releases?
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:11 PM
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Yeah, I have to agree, they aren't really that bad but the audacity of pulling this on a $7-$13 game is pretty tacky. Simple question, would they do the same on one of their $60 PS3/360 releases?
Yeah, pretty much all console games I've bought included some kind of booklet or other ads for other games.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:36 PM
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Yeah, pretty much all console games I've bought included some kind of booklet or other ads for other games.
Sure, but banners in game?
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Old 11-14-2012, 01:01 PM
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Sure, but banners in game?
Unfortunately, it could start happening. Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 let you create billboards in your park. Atari could easily make those display game ads. Even racing games could advertise games on billboards or along side railing. I have a Shaun White Snowboarding game with 'Subway' logos all along one of the slopes. Personally, I don't mind so much in-game placement advertising. It's the forced click, popups or stealing game window real estate I feel are a problem.

But yeah, I guess I haven't played the game in ages as I had no clue there were ads. I also had to load and check it out. At first I didn't even notice it, then realized it was a scrolling text along the top. It's definitely not something that would cause me to avoid the game. I actually don't think I've played the game since I got my iPad 1.5 years ago. I don't recall ever playing it on the larger screen.
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:49 PM
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well i'd still prefer $6 with ignorable menu adds, than $60 with no ads :-)
...and i don't really count the menus as in-game btw
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:59 PM
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well i'd still prefer $6 with ignorable menu adds, than $60 with no ads :-)
...and i don't really count the menus as in-game btw
So I guess they were just too lazy to have it in game? Like in the midst of diplomacy Genghis Kahn reminds you of the latest NBA 2K release?
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:46 PM
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Like in the midst of diplomacy Genghis Kahn reminds you of the latest NBA 2K release?
Reminds me of what happens in the first "Monkey Island." You talk to a pirate and he gives an hilarious ad for another LucasArts game. I was laughing out loud. That game is quite humorous.

But yeah, pretty lame if you trade monarchy and in return you get a link to some other game.
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:48 AM
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well i'd still prefer $6 with ignorable menu adds, than $60 with no ads :-)
...and i don't really count the menus as in-game btw
Not that you would think it the way iOS developers talk, but there's plenty of $5-$10 digital download games... and yes, without ads.
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:17 AM
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game look very nice I recommended
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