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Kick the buddy gone

12-23-2011, 02:41 AM
#1
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Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 19
Kick the buddy gone

Does anyone know why Kick The Buddy is off the AppStore?
12-23-2011, 02:26 PM
#2
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,073
No idea, but I bought it 2 days ago. Good timing!

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12-23-2011, 02:38 PM
#3
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,250
Quote:
Originally Posted by evol View Post
Does anyone know why Kick The Buddy is off the AppStore?
Didn't get it, but had noticed that it was even in the top 10 on the AppStore sales charts. So it's pretty strange that they pulled it unless there's some legal reason behind it.
12-24-2011, 08:43 AM
#4
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
Didn't get it, but had noticed that it was even in the top 10 on the AppStore sales charts. So it's pretty strange that they pulled it unless there's some legal reason behind it.
Something legal has to be behind it. I had problems with the game and every time I updated my review about my concerns as with others they would never get taken care of. The game was never in the top 50 and the star rating was all over the place. Then all of a sudden you have 4000 five star reviews and no one has issues with the game anymore BTY, check out the iPad version of the game and that is around what the activity is normally like after each update of the game.
12-24-2011, 07:31 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,073
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Originally Posted by Unreal View Post
Something legal has to be behind it. I had problems with the game and every time I updated my review about my concerns as with others they would never get taken care of. The game was never in the top 50 and the star rating was all over the place. Then all of a sudden you have 4000 five star reviews and no one has issues with the game anymore BTY, check out the iPad version of the game and that is around what the activity is normally like after each update of the game.
The game bribed you with in-game currency to give a 5-star rating. I gave it one solely for that reason.

Game Center ID: Quazonk
Twitter: @GomeraMosking
12-24-2011, 08:15 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by Quazonk View Post
The game bribed you with in-game currency to give a 5-star rating. I gave it one solely for that reason.
Oh. I didn't know that. It crashes on me, achievements don't work and IAP are out of hand. You have to spend over $50 to buy most the the content. That does not get 5 stars even if they offer money.
12-25-2011, 12:08 AM
#7
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,348
Quote:
Originally Posted by Quazonk View Post
The game bribed you with in-game currency to give a 5-star rating. I gave it one solely for that reason.
I bought this because I think it's a success story like Amazing Breaker, but while it seems fun at first, lots of its content must be purchased and the game turns from "torture fun" into "reversed ATM".
It's pulled now. Not going to miss this one, and now I know why it catapults itself to top ten. If it comes back, don't buy it!

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