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On Darksiders II Sales

GamesIndustry International has the NPD Group's estimate that Darksiders II sold just 247,000 units in the U.S. in August, saying it reflects how weak game sales have been lately that this still managed to place THQ's action/RPG sequel on the top ten bestseller list for the month. They were unable to get a comment on this from THQ, but have a reaction from analyst Micael Pachter who presumes the game has sold about a million units internationally by now, but that he doesn't think the game will be profitable, saying: "my understanding is that breakeven is greater than 2 million units, so it's not likely to get much higher than that."

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46. Re: On Darksiders II Sales Sep 9, 2012, 11:52 durandal
 
Cpmartins wrote on Sep 9, 2012, 10:25:
Indeed they cannot. They can make better games than darksiders 2 though. And have. Many times over.

Oh come on! Even you have to admit that the most of (NOT ALL) indie titles are pretty short, shabby and shallow due to small budget.

Maybe you enjoyed some indie title better than Darksiders 2, but sadly I don't know any that I enjoyed that much.(Amnesia was great, but it didn't last 40 hours.)

By the way I don't regard Darksiders 2 as a masterpiece in gaming history or anything, Although I think the guys at Vigil did a tremendous job creating the game with this much contents.

Again, I respect the indie devs. But I sincerely hope that that is not the future of PC gaming.
 
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