ImaJAN Media Network
MeltedJoystick Home
   Games  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
     
 

SimCity (2013) Game Talk


Add to List: Add to game list Your Rating:

 
 

 Location: All Game Forums / Video Games / SimCity (2013)
  1 - 2 of 2 1  
Member Comment Date  
  Jonzor
Jonzor
Regular Gamer
 
You know what drives me nuts?

Every time someone from EA gets marched in front of the press to fall on their sword about how always-on internet has ruined this game's launch they always take time to squeeze in some version of...

"Man...we just didn't think the game would be THIS popular!  We just weren't prepared for all the people WHO WANT OUR GAME!  SO MANY PEOPLE WANT TO BUY THIS GAME, IT'S INSANE!"

I realize that's how PR works, it's their job to spin stuff like this.  But still... it just makes my skin crawl that you don't get to punch them when they try and sell THAT as the problem with SimCity's constant internet connection.
03/13/2013
4:41 pm CT


reply +
report spam +
  Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
Moderator
 
Apparently they learned nothing from Diablo III or else they planned for it and still failed miserably. In any case, to quote one Dr. House: EA... "You're an idiot."

To any future companies looking to make a game that requires you to be connected online at all times: if you think your servers are good enough - quadruple whatever you think just to be safe. It still might not work, but hey, you can avoid angering the might of the internet and digging yourself deeper into a hole by proclaiming how many people you are truly screwing over because you are so damn popular.
03/22/2013
9:09 pm CT


reply +
report spam +
  1  


To Post a Comment, Please Sign In
         
 
User Name (email):
 

Become a Member

 
Password:
   
    Forgot password?

  Sign Up for MeltedJoystick.com
         


 
Log In
 
For members wanting to use FB to login, click here
remember me
 
 

What Members Are Doing

Comments about...

New Game Reviews

EnHanced game review by Nelson Schneider
Blossom Tales: The Sleepin... game review by Nelson Schneider
Armada game review by Chris Kavan
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 game review by Nelson Schneider
Demolition Racer game review by Megadrive
Jarrett & Labonte Stock Ca... game review by Megadrive
Detroit: Become Human game review by Chris Kavan
Cthulhu Saves the World game review by Nick

New Game Lists

Backlog (Multi-Player) by Nelson Schneider
Games I Own: PS1 by dbarry_22
Craplog by Chris Kavan
Top Game List by Megadrive
Top Nintendo (NES) Games by Nick
Top Games I own by MeltedJoystick User
Top Game List by SIngli6
Backlog by Matt

 

 

 

Contact Us Public Relations MeltedJoystick Friends    

Advertise and Business

Contacts Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support Us

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy

Hitfix.com

Amazon.com

OVGuide.com

   
Are you sure you want to delete this post?