03-22-2011 12:13 AM
Two completely different markets, $60 versus well over 15 thousand. My philosophy is this, spending 5 bucks or so more to go to the developer doesn't bother me, it helps drive their income, and possibly lead to a sequel if they sell enough and game is good enough. Don't really care about buying from the same car company, as long as it gets me to and from my destination.
I also buy my games new, most of the time. Usually when I buy used it's to replace my damaged, lost or stolen games. I'm not gonna buy the game brand new every time something happens to it. Also, I don't have any issue with wheather people wanna buy their game new or used, it's none of my business. A growing number of developers are trying to push out the rental industry as well as the used gaming industry. That is my business. Sometimes I'm not sure about a game, so I'll rent it first. If I like it, I'll buy it. If developers like EA and THQ have their way, I won't be able to do that anymore. Like I said, I don't have a problem with you buying your games new. None of my business. But if you're against people being able to rent their games, then I do have a problem with you. And people wouldn't have to rent their games if developers would stop producing garbage. If they want people to buy new and not rent or buy used, then they need to step up the quality.
One more thing. A lot of people only buy a console only because they can rent so many titles to play on it. They just can't afford to buy a lot of games. If the rental industry goes, you will see a drop in console sales. I guarantee it.
07-28-2011 02:59 AM
Um if i recall correctly when u activate the one time codes they stay with ur system not ur game so u wont have to buy a brand new game everytime so its not as shady as it seems they just know about the billions of dollars places like gamestop are making and they want a cut is that so hard to understand.