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Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses

Kotaku has a response from SEGA to the lawsuit filed against them and Gearbox over differences between how Aliens: Colonial Marines was marketed and how the first-person shooter turned out. They say they cannot comment, and then proceed to comment: "SEGA cannot comment on specifics of ongoing litigation," they tell the site. "But we are confident that the lawsuit is without merit and we will defend it vigorously." They followed this up with a comment from Gearbox, who think it is less than without merit, saying they will defend the rights of entertainers: "Attempting to wring a class action lawsuit out of a demonstration is beyond meritless. We continue to support the game, and will defend the rights of entertainers to share their works-in-progress without fear of frivolous litigation."

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72. Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses May 4, 2013, 13:35 deqer
Beamer wrote on May 4, 2013, 09:39:
deqer wrote on May 3, 2013, 19:17:
"work in progress" doesn't mean you show in-game footage that looks better than what the released product ends up being.

"work in progress" isn't a backwards thing. It's a forwards thing. The finished title is supposed to look better than what your "work in progress" video showed, not look worse.

This is regularly untrue in most industries so stop saying it. Again, cars never look like prototypes, oculus rift is uglir than what was shown on kickstaryrr, Kinect can't see fingers like the prototype, and many games get uglier when they can't get the final version to run as well as what they showed.
Just because you throw a few more examples out there of other people doing it wrong, doesn't make it right.

Beamer wrote on May 4, 2013, 09:39:
And, again, typically what you see at e3 is faked. Its optimization and polish done that hasn't been applied anywhere else and often can't be.
Yup. It's misleading, therefore wrong and should be illegal.

Beamer wrote on May 4, 2013, 09:39:
Stop talking about ...
Yah, how about you stop talking. Thanks. I'm done reading your post. Good day.
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