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Steam Top 10

Here's Valve's report of the 10 bestselling games on their Steam service for this past week:

  1. Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings
  2. Arma II: Combined Operations
  3. Deus Ex: Collections
  4. Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion
  5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Collection 2
  6. Max Payne 3
  7. The Elder Scrolls V" Skyrim
  8. Deus Ex: Human Revolutions
  9. Magic: The Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013
  10. Torchlight II

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31. Re: Steam Top 10 Jun 25, 2012, 02:15 Crustacean Soup
 
Chromius wrote on Jun 25, 2012, 00:04:
A game does not even need to be made for todays consoles for it to be dumbed down for the console masses. Civ 5 was very basic on release and its funny how you all get faked out by the pretty graphics, just like the oversized boobs on the blonde bimbos on tv that are ugly as hell. It was simple and is simple.

In what way? The interface is much nicer, they changed Happiness from a city thing to an empire thing and got rid of health, they added building and tile improvement maintenance, they got rid of war weariness, they added a far higher (empire-wide) happiness penalty for annexed cities, they got rid of religion, they added extra brains to the diplomacy-side AI to form blocs more organically.

There were some heavy balance and AI issues on release, but exactly where's the dumbing down?
 
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