Beyond Two Soul sells ONE MILLION wordwide

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#1 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

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#2 Posted by Netret0120 (3325 posts) -

Surprisingly I haven't played this yet. My backlog is insane!!!

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#3 Posted by lostrib (49999 posts) -

Whoopty doo

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#4 Posted by FoxbatAlpha (10669 posts) -

Great movie. Would watch again.

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#5 Posted by XboxDone74 (2116 posts) -

Was a great game. Caused much jelly and butthurt which is even better.

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#6 Edited by ghostwarrior786 (5811 posts) -

that is good sales considering the type of game it is, imagine releasing a creative game on sh*tbox lol sell under 100k guaranteed.

@FoxbatAlpha said:

Great movie. Would watch again.

are u looking for ward to watching quantium break?

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#7 Edited by MrYaotubo (2874 posts) -

For a game of that budget 1M in 3 months isn´t that impressive when you have stuff like Starbound and DayZ on that mark in a month or less.

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#8 Posted by _Matt_ (10267 posts) -

@FoxbatAlpha said:

Great movie. Would watch again.

What you did there...

I see it.

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#9 Edited by tubbyc (3848 posts) -

Good news. I've finished 18 of 25 chapters and it's been a pretty amazing experience. It's exciting to think of what they'll be able to do with the PS4.

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#10 Posted by FoxbatAlpha (10669 posts) -

@ghostwarrior786: damn right brother! What about you?

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#12 Posted by Jakandsigz (6341 posts) -

Ok.

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#13 Posted by ShepardCommandr (4316 posts) -

really? What's with people these days?

This thing shouldn't even qualify as a game.

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#14 Posted by ghostwarrior786 (5811 posts) -

@FoxbatAlpha said:

@ghostwarrior786: damn right brother! What about you?

na not into those type of games. didnt play this either or heavy rain

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#15 Edited by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@MrYaotubo said:

For a game of that budget 1M in 3 months isn´t that impressive when you have stuff like Starbound and DayZ on that mark in a month or less.

The game didn't have a massive budget. I think the total cost(including marketing) was around $27 million. It will profitable.

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#16 Posted by senses_fail_06 (7062 posts) -

Great news. Can't wait for his next game, which is sure to induce a lot of similar levels of butthurt.

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#17 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -
@ShepardCommandr said:

really? What's with people these days?

This thing shouldn't even qualify as a game.

It is the next game up for me after I finish ACIV. I like movie games though...and apparently a lot of other gamers do too.

@MrYaotubo said:

For a game of that budget 1M in 3 months isn´t that impressive when you have stuff like Starbound and DayZ on that mark in a month or less.

The game didn't have a massive budget. It will profitable.

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#18 Edited by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -
@FoxbatAlpha said:

Great movie. Would watch again.

You must be really looking forward to Quantum Break then.

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#19 Posted by XboxDone74 (2116 posts) -

@ShepardCommandr: does this statement qualify as jelly?

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#20 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@xboxdone74 said:

@ShepardCommandr: does this statement qualify as jelly?

Yes it does.

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#21 Posted by blackace (23259 posts) -

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

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#22 Posted by millerlight89 (18655 posts) -

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

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#23 Edited by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

A niche game compared to the sports game. A game like Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 500K lifetime on any Xbox Console. Microsoft wouldn't even take Heavy Rain which has sold 3 million lifetime. Look how hard Alan Wake flopped. Xbox gamers just play same type of games repeatedly.

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#24 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.


Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

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#25 Edited by millerlight89 (18655 posts) -

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

You have no proof it wouldn't sell more. So I will take that for what it is. A guess pulled from thin air.

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#26 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@millerlight89 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

You have no proof it wouldn't sell more. So I will take that for what it is. A guess pulled from thin air.

We saw how a game that tries something different on Xbox is received. Alan Wake flopped hard. Guarantee it sells at least 3 million on PS3. Thankfully I was able to get on Steam after Remedy tried to salvage it.

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#27 Edited by charizard1605 (77332 posts) -

What a shame.

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#28 Posted by blackace (23259 posts) -

@Netret0120 said:

Surprisingly I haven't played this yet. My backlog is insane!!!

Mine too. It's still sitting in the package I got in the mail.

Yes Beyond Two Souls could sell over a million on the XBox 360. If a games like Viva Pinata 1 & 2 and Kinectimals can sell over a million copies, Beyond: Two Souls will be a breeze.

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#29 Edited by JangoWuzHere (19031 posts) -

This game could have sold more if the story and writing weren't so poor. For a story that jumps around time constaintly, it sure is pretty bad at keeping you emotionally invested.

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#30 Edited by blamix99 (2685 posts) -

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

most of it is boring anyway.. Great story but boring gameplay. Heavyrain is way much better. this is the only PS3 exclusive i didn't enjoy in 2013.

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#31 Posted by crimsonman1245 (4253 posts) -

I'm loving the damage control guys, keep it up.

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#32 Posted by MFDOOM1983 (8465 posts) -

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

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#33 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

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#34 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive and not a $60 game either so I don't see your point. Also The Walking Dead is zombie game which all the rage right now. Perfect for Xbox casuals.

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#35 Edited by lostrib (49999 posts) -

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

Are you blind?

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#36 Edited by MFDOOM1983 (8465 posts) -

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

You were arguing that Beyond wouldn't find success on 360 because differences in its demographic (360 v. ps3). TWD's success on 360 paints a different picture.... Exclusivity has nothing to do with it. 360 users have supported similar games.

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#37 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@lostrib said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

Are you blind?

The Walking Dead is nothing like Beyond Two Souls other than both being story driven. Microsoft would never fund an artsy game like this.

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#38 Posted by lostrib (49999 posts) -

@StrongBlackVine said:

@lostrib said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

Are you blind?

The Walking Dead is nothing like Beyond Two Souls other than both being story driven. Microsoft would never fund an artsy game like this.

proof?

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#39 Edited by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

You were arguing that Beyond wouldn't find success on 360 because differences in its demographic (360 v. ps3). TWD's success on 360 paints a different picture.... Exclusivity has nothing to do with it. 360 users have supported similar games.

The games are not similar other than both being story driven. That is where the similarities end. Would Microsoft finance game with premise like like Beyond or Heavy Rain. We already know the answer is no because they had the chance and declined.

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#40 Edited by mems_1224 (55770 posts) -

Thats a shame. 1 million people wasted their money on a shitty $60 movie

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#41 Posted by mems_1224 (55770 posts) -

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

You were arguing that Beyond wouldn't find success on 360 because differences in its demographic (360 v. ps3). TWD's success on 360 paints a different picture.... Exclusivity has nothing to do with it. 360 users have supported similar games.

The games are not similar other than both being story driven. That is where the similarities end. Would Microsoft finance game with premise like like Beyond or Heavy Rain. We already know the answer is no because they had the chance and declined.

You're right, they aren't similar. TWD is a great adventure game with a great story while Beyond is a shitty adventure game with a stupid story.

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#42 Edited by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@lostrib said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@lostrib said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

Are you blind?

The Walking Dead is nothing like Beyond Two Souls other than both being story driven. Microsoft would never fund an artsy game like this.

proof?

Microsoft declined Heavy Rain because of the subject matter. Fact.

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#43 Edited by Sagemode87 (1281 posts) -

TWD is the most popular series on TV, of course It'll sell. Gtfo of here with that, it's not a new IP like beyond is. Sony takes more risks than MS, period! Well deserved sales for an amazing game. Let's see how well Quantum Break sells. It's no secret Xbox gamers don't care for deeply story driven games.

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#44 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@mems_1224 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

You were arguing that Beyond wouldn't find success on 360 because differences in its demographic (360 v. ps3). TWD's success on 360 paints a different picture.... Exclusivity has nothing to do with it. 360 users have supported similar games.

The games are not similar other than both being story driven. That is where the similarities end. Would Microsoft finance game with premise like like Beyond or Heavy Rain. We already know the answer is no because they had the chance and declined.

You're right, they aren't similar. TWD is a great adventure game with a great story while Beyond is a shitty adventure game with a stupid story.

Yet over a million people bought it in less than 3 months. I love TWD by Telltale, but I would like to see how many copies they sell at $60 a pop for what it offers. Not many. Totally different ballpark.

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#45 Posted by MFDOOM1983 (8465 posts) -

@mems_1224 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

You were arguing that Beyond wouldn't find success on 360 because differences in its demographic (360 v. ps3). TWD's success on 360 paints a different picture.... Exclusivity has nothing to do with it. 360 users have supported similar games.

The games are not similar other than both being story driven. That is where the similarities end. Would Microsoft finance game with premise like like Beyond or Heavy Rain. We already know the answer is no because they had the chance and declined.

You're right, they aren't similar. TWD is a great adventure game with a great story while Beyond is a shitty adventure game with a stupid story.

Pretty much, but I still found heavy rain and beyond enjoyable. All three games, 4 if I include TellTales's TWAU, offer very similar experiences.

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#46 Posted by lostrib (49999 posts) -

@StrongBlackVine said:

@lostrib said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@lostrib said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

Are you blind?

The Walking Dead is nothing like Beyond Two Souls other than both being story driven. Microsoft would never fund an artsy game like this.

proof?

Microsoft declined Heavy Rain because of the subject matter. Fact.

Uhhh except Microsoft wanted to fund an artsy game, they just didn't like the subject matter of Hard Rain since it involved kidnapping kids

"We had a very long talk and they loved Fahrenheit, and they really wanted to do something with us." MS did want to fund a David Cage artsy game, just not Heavy Rain

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#47 Edited by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

@lostrib said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@lostrib said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@lostrib said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

@MFDOOM1983 said:

@StrongBlackVine said:
@millerlight89 said:

@blackace said:

@StrongBlackVine said:

http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

Are you blind?

The Walking Dead is nothing like Beyond Two Souls other than both being story driven. Microsoft would never fund an artsy game like this.

proof?

Microsoft declined Heavy Rain because of the subject matter. Fact.

Uhhh except Microsoft wanted to fund an artsy game, they just didn't like the subject matter of Hard Rain since it involved kidnapping kids

"We had a very long talk and they loved Fahrenheit, and they really wanted to do something with us." MS did want to fund a David Cage artsy game, just not Heavy Rain

Not willing to take chances. Go for the safe route.

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#48 Edited by foxhound_fox (95731 posts) -

A shame. That means we'll see more crap from Cage.

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Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

Are you blind?

The Walking Dead is nothing like Beyond Two Souls other than both being story driven. Microsoft would never fund an artsy game like this.

proof?

Microsoft declined Heavy Rain because of the subject matter. Fact.

Uhhh except Microsoft wanted to fund an artsy game, they just didn't like the subject matter of Hard Rain since it involved kidnapping kids

"We had a very long talk and they loved Fahrenheit, and they really wanted to do something with us." MS did want to fund a David Cage artsy game, just not Heavy Rain

Not willing to take chances. Go for the safe route.

And here we see the true foolishness of System wars...

nvm this is pointless

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http://www.quanticdream.com/thanks-a-million/thanks-a-million.html

Congrats to Quantic Dream. Another hit PlayStation exclusive. Sony delivering again on dat variety.

So did Forza 5 with only 3 million units sold, compared to 80+ million PS3 sold.

http://n4g.com/news/1429030/forza-5-surpasses-1-million-online-players-in-6-weeks

Woopidee-Doo

There are also more worthwhile games on the PS3. Though, I found the game to be pretty mediocre.

Beyond Two Souls wouldn't sell 100K on any Xbox console. Different demographics for the two user bases.

Ever heard of TWD?

Not an exclusive so I don't see your point.

You were arguing that Beyond wouldn't find success on 360 because differences in its demographic (360 v. ps3). TWD's success on 360 paints a different picture.... Exclusivity has nothing to do with it. 360 users have supported similar games.

The games are not similar other than both being story driven. That is where the similarities end. Would Microsoft finance game with premise like like Beyond or Heavy Rain. We already know the answer is no because they had the chance and declined.

The gameplay is very similar. You wander around investigating different objects which triggers a little canned action, and talk to different characters, eventually leading to moving the story forward. There's the action sequences where you have to respond to visual prompts. Plus the choices made for different comments or approaches to other characters, some of them changing the story slightly, drastically, or just causing different reactions from them.

You're right that MS declined Heavy Rain because of the kidnapping subject matter, but that doesn't mean that it couldn't have sold well on the Xbox 360, like The Walking Dead.