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Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned

In spite of EA saying the original "under-performed," a sequel to Bulletstorm was in the works at People Can Fly before being cancelled by parent company Epic Games reports GameSpot, who hear from Epic president Mike Capps on the topic. Mike indicates they have put the Polish developer on a different project they will "be announcing pretty soon," though there is no clue if this is the recently revealed PC game Epic is planning. "We thought a lot about a sequel, and had done some initial development on it, but we found a project that we thought was a better fit for People Can Fly," he said. "We haven't announced that yet, but we will be announcing it pretty soon." He goes on to praise Bulletstorm and says he'd love to go back to the property, "but right now we don't have anything to talk about." Just to stir the pot a little, the story concludes with Capps' comment that sales of the PC version may have been harmed by piracy: "We made a PC version of Bulletstorm, and it didn't do very well on PC and I think a lot of that was due to piracy. It wasn't the best PC port ever, sure, but also piracy was a pretty big problem."

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189. Re: Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned Apr 11, 2012, 15:21 Bhruic
 
Speculation is based upon assumption

Sigh.

Once again, there is reasoned speculation/assumption, and presumptious. For example, if you were to say that you think it's going to be cold tomorrow, we can assume that you are doing so reasonably, based on things like "how warm was it today", and "what weather patterns are moving into place for tomorrow". If, however, you said it was going to be 40F tomorrow, there would be a higher expectation of proof on your part. How did you determine what the temperature is going to be? What qualifications allow you to make that determination? Etc.

Once you bring out numbers like "over a million copies downloaded", and "over one hundred thousand people would have bought it", you better have some evidence to back that up if you want to be taken seriously. Which I assume you do.

If you don't want to be taken seriously, disregard everything I've posted, and continue your "speculation".
 
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