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On Universal Combat Pricing

In apparent response to 3000AD's Derek Smart's complaints about the price point for Universal Combat (story), DreamCatcher sends along a brief statement describing their stand on the decision to market the game as a value-priced product:

A DreamCatcher Spokesperson says “Our pricing strategy has been set in the best interests of the title and more importantly the consumer. Universal Combat provides terrific value to the consumer at $19.99 and we are happy to be able to deliver that value.”

DreamCatcher does not expect to comment further on this matter.

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30. Re: The thing I don't get... Jan 30, 2004, 15:28 Hump why, after all the previous problems, Smart does not have either control over these items or extremely specific agreements.

I imagine he mustve gone into the contract with some pretty specific language after the crap he went through with BC3000AD.

As someone else said, DC must be on some kind of solid legal footing to do something like this. I can't fathom anyone in their right mind breaking a contract in such a way unless they know they're secure.

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