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SimCity Compensatory Games Revealed

The EA Forums now offer details on the promise of a free game to compensate SimCity owners for the botched launch of the urban planning sequel. Anyone with a registered copy of SimCity by the end of March 25th will be entitled to download one of the following games from Origin through March 30th:

Battlefield 3 (Standard Edition)
Bejeweled 3
Dead Space 3 (Standard Edition)
Mass Effect 3 (Standard Edition)
Medal of Honor Warfighter (Standard Edition)
Need for Speed Most Wanted (Standard Edition)
Plants vs. Zombies
SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition

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121. Re: SimCity Compensatory Games Revealed Mar 19, 2013, 04:09 Slick
Texas Jake wrote on Mar 18, 2013, 21:42:
again, welcome to the wide world of gaming, sometimes the first week after launch is a bit shakey. especially with titles which are widely-publicized as online-only. how many mmo launches have resulted in a second free game exactly? care to name a few off hand?

This ^

Unfortunately the ragers aren't going to consider that, because the last SimCity from 10 years ago didn't require you to be online so they're somehow entitled to stuff because this one does and it took them a few days to iron out problems.

EA fixed the game, it's fun now. Time to move on.

yeah, good to know there's a fellow realist out there with me. cheers mate. i'll see you at the super secret after-party where EA showers us apologists with money and champagne enemas

Quboid wrote on Mar 18, 2013, 20:31:
Slick wrote on Mar 18, 2013, 20:20:
1) so a year's head's up isn't enough? who out there didn't know this game was online-only? if so then i'm sorry, but you're not a savvy consumer and do absolutely no research into the products you buy before throwing your dollars at them, can't help you there.

*looks at floor, blushes*

It wasn't just lack of research, I had been told and I forgot. It was an impulse buy and I messed up.

Hey no harm no foul, I bought Crysis 2 on an impulse buy when they told me that they'd fix the fact that aiming down sights doesn't slow down your, umm aiming? if that makes sense? your reticule scrubs just as fast while in ADS than without it, this to me is unplayable. they said they'd fix it in crysis 2, So far i've heard the same thing for Crysis 3 on PC. I have some fellow teammates who made the snap decision to buy it, and they're telling me the same story, still isn't fixed.

ASeven wrote on Mar 18, 2013, 20:48:

If you look at his post history, he already has quite an history of lying and deceiving. Steamguard as a sort of DRM is just one example of him lying and Dev can back me up on this since when Slick was called out on it by Dev he never replied.

Wow. love the slander. fox news called, they want their lead writer back. how far off topic do you have to reach to try and hurt me? you have a real hard-on for me you know? it's okay, it only tickles my fancy. If i'm Jon Stewart, you're definitely my Bill O'Reilly. Not quite Rush Limbaugh, but you're working at it. Not sure why i'm even taking your troll bait but just to leave it rest once and for all. Ok. i was wrong i DID NOT know that the steamguard was optional. All i knew was that one day when i started using steam on a new computer, it now asked me to verify with an email confirmation code. that's it. this does not detract that steam is as much DRM as origin is DRM. waaaay off topic here. next time try to give me a low blow on the issue at hand, and i might gain some respect for you.

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This thread was pretty boring till Slick got here. -Drayth
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