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No More Rolando 3

02-17-2010, 10:25 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 237
No More Rolando 3

Not that this should come to a surprise for anyone, but Rolando 3 has been officially cancelled

http://wireless.ign.com/articles/106/1069968p1.html

The bad news is that it seems as though ngmoco is planning to continue in the path that we (maybe I, if I an only speaking for myself) do not like, meaning the whole "pay-to-play" pricing model that (arguably) ruined Eliminate.

Rolando 2 still remains one of my favorite iPhone games to date and I for one am very sad to see this news.
02-17-2010, 10:28 PM
#2
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: NYC
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Originally Posted by highlyrefinedpirate View Post
Not that this should come to a surprise for anyone, but Rolando 3 has been officially cancelled

http://wireless.ign.com/articles/106/1069968p1.html

The bad news is that it seems as though ngmoco is planning to continue in the path that we (maybe I, if I an only speaking for myself) do not like, meaning the whole "pay-to-play" pricing model that (arguably) ruined Eliminate.

Rolando 2 still remains one of my favorite iPhone games to date and I for one am very sad to see this news.
Hand circus is the only saving grace of ngmoco and it's a shame to see them go.

02-17-2010, 10:29 PM
#3
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Originally Posted by highlyrefinedpirate View Post
Not that this should come to a surprise for anyone, but Rolando 3 has been officially cancelled

http://wireless.ign.com/articles/106/1069968p1.html

The bad news is that it seems as though ngmoco is planning to continue in the path that we (maybe I, if I an only speaking for myself) do not like, meaning the whole "pay-to-play" pricing model that (arguably) ruined Eliminate.

Rolando 2 still remains one of my favorite iPhone games to date and I for one am very sad to see this news.
Just wanna say that I called this a month before it came out.

And then I was threatened to be banned.

...Still dunno why...

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02-17-2010, 10:38 PM
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Joined: Jul 2009
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Dissapointing to hear, I now have lost all faith in ngmoco. I believe they have sealed their own fate through this "freemium" BS and I do not see We Rule and GodFinger raking in big profits

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02-17-2010, 10:41 PM
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Dissapointing to hear, I now have lost all faith in ngmoco. I believe they have sealed their own fate through this "freemium" BS and I do not see We Rule and GodFinger raking in big profits
Yeah, I'd rather have a full experience at a set price than an empty experience where you need to pay constantly to get the full experience.

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02-17-2010, 10:45 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: South Dakota
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Pay to play pisses me off. It's not an arcade....

Seriously, this is really dumb. They cancel the one series of games that was actually decent from them.
02-17-2010, 10:47 PM
#7
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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Originally Posted by Will090 View Post
Dissapointing to hear, I now have lost all faith in ngmoco. I believe they have sealed their own fate through this "freemium" BS and I do not see We Rule and GodFinger raking in big profits
I don't know. They're making themselves into the Zynga of the App Store, and Zynga seems to be doing rather well. Fremium, unfortunately, works.
02-17-2010, 10:48 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,570
I'm getting tired of ngmoco. Their first few games were really good, and now this whole free app + DLC pay sucks. It seems like they abandoned the extra DLC levels for Star Defense and now Rolando 3. I guess it's more about the money, they're probably earning more than they usually did..

I did like the idea of Rolando 2 first chapter set, then pay for extra levels if you want to play on. It works well this way rather than paying for extra energy cells/food.

EDIT: Rolando was once pulled from the app store for the release of Rolando 2.... remember that..

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Last edited by 5duc29; 02-17-2010 at 10:53 PM.
02-17-2010, 10:50 PM
#9
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Location: South Dakota
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I'm getting tired of ngmoco. Their first few games were really good, and now this whole free app + DLC pay sucks. It seems like they abandoned the extra DLC levels for Star Defense and now Rolando 3. I guess it's more about the money, they're probably earning more than they usually did..

I did like the idea of Rolando 2 first chapter set, then pay for extra levels if you want to play on. It works well this way rather than paying for extra energy cells/food..
Yes, but they don't get you to buy new worlds every week...
02-17-2010, 11:03 PM
#10
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 380
ngmoco sucks

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