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Batman: Arkham Asylum Patch

The version 1.1 patch for Batman: Arkham Asylum should now be available on Games for Windows LIVE, among other things adding PhysX support to the superhero game (there's a new video on the YouTube with comparisons with and without PhysX). A manual version of the patch is also available thanks to The Patches Scrolls, available on FanGaming, FileFront, Gamer's Hell, The Patches Scrolls, and Strategy Informer.

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64. Re: Arkham Asylum Patch Sep 24, 2009, 05:30 Jerykk
 
I know full retail sales are important, I know early release sales are important... gaming is my main hobby and I want to support the kinds of games I like so I get more of them.

I agree completely. However, I also believe that developers should earn their keep. Not all games are created equal so to pay the same full price for all of them is basically saying that the best games are worth the same as the mediocre ones. If I really like a game, I won't hesitate to pay full price, even when its completely impractical. I bought Psychonauts directly from Double Fine for $40. I could have gotten it off Amazon for less than $10 but I thought the devs deserved a lot more than that. If I think a game is merely solid but compelling enough for me to beat, I'll pay less. I bought Wolfenstein for around $30 and I think that's a fair price. However, I will never buy Gears of War, Kane & Lynch, Mercenaries 2, etc, for any price because I played them for about an hour before getting completely bored.

I do not really agree with it, since you should pay full retail whenever you complete a game early on, your piracy unwillingly supports other piracy and I bet you play an average but enjoyable game like Darkest of Days and say it's not worth anything, even though people worked hard on it and you got 10 hours of entertainment out of it.

That may have been true years ago but recently my attention span has grown rather short. I used to be able to play through mediocre games but I can't really do that anymore. The vast majority of games can't hold my interest for more than an hour or two. Therefore, if a game is compelling enough for me to actually play all the way through, I'll definitely buy it. How much I'll pay for it depends entirely on the quality of the experience. Unlike Beamer, I don't pay for the "right" to play a game. I pay for the game itself. I don't assume that I'll like or dislike a game based on reviews, word of mouth, marketing, etc. I know whether I'll like a game because I'll actually play it first.

I'm not going to assume that every pirate does what I do nor am I going to assume that they don't. There are no statistics to back up any assumption I can make about general pirating habits. That's why I only speak for myself. While piracy can certainly be used to get free games and screw over developers, it can also be used to reward developers for making good games that otherwise wouldn't have been played. There are many, many games I would have never even tried (and bought) had it not been for piracy. There are also many shitty games that I was really hyped about (like DX2, Gothic 3 and Assassin's Creed) that I avoided thanks to piracy. To me, the end justifies the means and in this case, the end is good developers being rewarded for making good games.
 
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