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"No retina display, no sale!"

10-06-2010, 06:00 PM
#1
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Location: USA
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"No retina display, no sale!"

I don't understand how someone can whine and protest about a game just because it doesn't cater to their specific device...

All of the "Boo hoo! This game doesn't support my fancy new display, so I'm not going to buy it! Hehe! That'll show them!" crap really needs to stop. It's embarrassing, shallow, and it's only going to chase developers out of the app store.

Are games without "retina display" REALLY that bad? Did you mind them before "retina display" was an option? Of course you didn't. So stop acting like babies, and try to show a little respect and appreciation.

Last edited by tsharpfilm; 10-06-2010 at 06:05 PM.
10-06-2010, 06:08 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2009
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How many threads like this are you gonna make? I mean seriously, we get it! I still will buy a game without retina, but if it comes down to two $.99 games I want, and I only have a buck, I'm going to choose the one with retina.

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Last edited by 270Kp; 10-06-2010 at 06:12 PM.

10-06-2010, 06:13 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2010
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At least finish up your other thread. http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=68368
10-06-2010, 06:13 PM
#4
Quote:
Originally Posted by tsharpfilm View Post
I don't understand how someone can whine and protest about a game just because it doesn't cater to their specific device...

All of the "Boo hoo! This game doesn't support my fancy new display, so I'm not going to buy it! Hehe! That'll show them!" crap really needs to stop. It's embarrassing, shallow, and it's only going to chase developers out of the app store.

Are games without "retina display" REALLY that bad? Did you mind them before "retina display" was an option? Of course you didn't. So stop acting like babies, and try to show a little respect and appreciation.
IT just is a FACT, that once you are used the retina, you really can't stand the old display anymore. In fact, for me, it was one of the reasons not to buy a first-gen iPad. I simply thought it is looking ugly compared to the retina. This display is so fantastic, you have to have it to know what I'm talking about. And then, things like Epic Citadel simply blow you away... and also smaller games like Ninjatown look totally different in high-res. But what is a great display without the right content?

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10-06-2010, 06:14 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2010
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tsharpfilm View Post
I don't understand how someone can whine and protest about a game just because it doesn't cater to their specific device...

All of the "Boo hoo! This game doesn't support my fancy new display, so I'm not going to buy it! Hehe! That'll show them!" crap really needs to stop. It's embarrassing, shallow, and it's only going to chase developers out of the app store.

Are games without "retina display" REALLY that bad? Did you mind them before "retina display" was an option? Of course you didn't. So stop acting like babies, and try to show a little respect and appreciation.
You would feel like most games are not as good if you had retina display..... Because I had a 1st gen then got 4th and realized how bad games looked with no retina display
10-06-2010, 06:16 PM
#6
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I'd never rate an app poorly for not supporting retina display. But it certainly does influence my purchase.
About 90% of the games that I've bough since I got my iPhone 4 have been games that support retina display. And I don't buy games without retina display unless they're really special. The retina display is a great feature and I like to see developers using it. In the future, probably all newly released apps will support retina display, so I like to only buy retina display games. Also it's a good way to decrease the amount of money you spend. After all it's my money, so I can choose what to do with it.

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10-06-2010, 06:16 PM
#7
Joined: May 2009
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Originally Posted by Andylasian View Post
At least finish up your other thread. http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=68368
Ha!.
10-06-2010, 06:17 PM
#8
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 72
No offense man but someone chooses to not buy a game based on well... anything he decides, then thats his choice right? This is a forum where people come and talk about things. Seems to me like your complaining about other people complaining.
10-06-2010, 06:18 PM
#9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pgboy View Post
You would feel like most games are not as good if you had retina display..... Because I had a 1st gen then got 4th and realized how bad games looked with no retina display
He does have retina display...he's got a 4th generation too.
10-06-2010, 06:21 PM
#10
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