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Op Ed

games.on.net - Supporting the PC: Itís okay to get upset about poor console ports, but do the right thing anyway.
This is why, if you support PC gaming, and especially if youíre one of the people who actually signed the petition, you should do the right thing and buy the game. If the game sells well, itíll encourage other publishers to think about doing the same. It might convince more publishers to take their games to our favourite platform, and, hopefully, theyíll take the time to properly optimise them.

If it sells badly, itís just yet another nail in the coffin of publisher confidence in the platform. And thatís the last thing we need.

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44. Re: Op Ed Aug 14, 2012, 23:45 jdreyer
 
Creston wrote on Aug 14, 2012, 14:02:
Being upfront about something doesn't excuse pisspoor quality. Never has, never will. You can try to be upfront with your boss about why you're not going to do any work this week, and at the end of the week, your ass will still be fired.

I fail to see why some dipshit developer feels that they should somehow be exempt from this rule. 720p is a fucking joke. the PC ran that resolution back in 19fucking96. Now we're supposed to be shouting for joy that 16 years later, we get a game that runs at 720p? Fuck. that.

Creston

Well, the positive thing about their transparency is that it allows we consumers to make an educated (non)purchase. I appreciate that at least, although I've never been interested in this game in the least.

As for the boss-worker analogy it's actually the opposite case where I work. We try to work around people's personal issues when they tell us as to not lose valuable employees. It's when they don't communicate that people get fired.

Voodoo I, released in 1996, was limited to 800x600 resolution and didn't even have SLI. 1024x768 resolution wasn't available until Voodoo 2 was released in 1998, but I get your point.
 
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