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Game Releases 2012 - Games to Come Each Week

12-13-2012, 05:36 PM
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This month will definitely live in history as one of the best. Given that we saw GTA Vice City, MC4, and a slew of other hit games on the 6th, and next week scheduled to be just as big, it may just top December of 2010.

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12-13-2012, 07:26 PM
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This month will definitely live in history as one of the best. Given that we saw GTA Vice City, MC4, and a slew of other hit games on the 6th, and next week scheduled to be just as big, it may just top December of 2010.
What were the December 2010 releases? Just out of curiosity

12-13-2012, 07:28 PM
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What were the December 2010 releases? Just out of curiosity
I think Aralon was one of the many great releases at the time!
12-13-2012, 10:54 PM
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Off the top of my head:

NOVA 2
Aralon
Dungeon Hunter 2
Eternal Legacy
Real Racing 2
Infinity Blade
Secret of Mana
Dungeon Defenders
Battlefield 2
Sentinel 3

There were tons more too. All of that came out within a span of 2 weeks. One of the only two months I've ever spent anywhere near $150 on iOS games. The other was Sep. 2010. Good times.

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12-13-2012, 11:17 PM
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World of Goo was released at the time too.

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12-14-2012, 12:08 AM
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There were tons more too. All of that came out within a span of 2 weeks. One of the only two months I've ever spent anywhere near $150 on iOS games. The other was Sep. 2010. Good times.
Holy mother of all cows. I don't think I've quite yet spent $150, let alone $100, on the iTunes Appstore for games this whole year! You must be some rich guy!
12-14-2012, 12:37 AM
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Holy mother of all cows. I don't think I've quite yet spent $150, let alone $100, on the iTunes Appstore for games this whole year! You must be some rich guy!
Console games are $60 a pop, and I don't know many console gamers who only play one game a month..

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12-14-2012, 12:59 AM
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Console games are $60 a pop, and I don't know many console gamers who only play one game a month..
Total Xbox 360 sales (in North America) are 41 million consoles and 445 million games. That's 10.88 games per console, over an average period of 5 years or so. The average console owner buys a couple of games a year. (PS3 and Wii statistics are similar.)
12-14-2012, 01:07 AM
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Console games are $60 a pop, and I don't know many console gamers who only play one game a month..
$60 bucks is usually for the absolute high-end games, like FPS and racing titles. Many people usually wait for 3-6 months to get these games at 50% off or more.

Also, for one big title, yes you could theoretically just play the one game the who friggin month. I can say that on my PS2, between 2006 and 2010, all I ever played was F1 2006, LMA 2007, Socom 3 and a few iterations of PES. So basically one friggin new game a year!

And now, you got Xbox Live selling quality indie titles for $5 or $10.

So yeah, spending $60 on console games in a month is pretty uncommon, much less $150 for mobile games!
12-14-2012, 02:42 AM
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Lol, clearly we're not talking about the same demographic sample then. I'm 19 and in college. We're the group (males between 18 and 24) that got Black Ops II $1b in 2 weeks, etc. Like I said, most people that "I" know have quite different buying habits from the entire population of the US, which includes those who generally don't have time to play games but own a console. The average gamer is 30 years old. That means there are tons of older people playing games too. They account heavily for those who buy new games sparingly.

Anyways, this is pretty off-topic. There are guys here like Sanuku and syntheticvoid who break $100 monthly for just iOS games. It really doesn't matter. $100 for one's main source of entertainment monthly really is not a significant sum when iPhone bills cost more than that! I haven't spent more than $25 on the AppStore in a month in quite a while personally. Been playing too much PC/XBOX games.

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