So taxing products that contain high fructose corn syrup is taxing something that people already pay taxes on!
Robert Kotick has nothing to do with business of Blizzard. Activision's business ethics have no influence on Blizzard Entertainment.
Question: who does blizzard CEO answer to, and who sets strategic goals as well as general policies in the company.
Hint: not an employee of a company that starts with a B.
Michael Morhaime (Blizzard Entertainment CEO) reports to René Penisson (Vivendi Games).
You're right, it doesn't start with a 'B' but it still isn't Activision. Any other questions?
Activision may portray a history of being in it for the money, but Blizzard doesn't. As mentioned before by others; Blizzard is very good at supporting their older titles.
The default position on the existence of ghosts is, ghosts do not exist, because there is no empirical evidence to support the contrary. Therefore if one is making a positive claim, like ghosts do exist, then the burden of proof is on them. If they are unable to provide sufficient evidence to support their claim then the scientific community will stay with the default position.
James Randi will always stay with the default position, the side that the requires proof.
I plan on playing this on my PC. The same PC that's always on and connected to the internet. There will be no change between me playing this and me playing Skyrim.
As for the Kung Fu Panda comment. The 'Pandaren' race was in place before Kung Fu Panda was released.
But who really needs their facts straight when bashing a game they'll never play.
There is absolutely no hate on my side, just a slight disappointment. Where do you see hate? Because my prediction is dire? That is an invalid conclusion on your part.
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I'm not trying to troll you here. I'm just calling a spade a spade.
Early estimates put pre-orders at ~3M.
You don't need to be a mathematician to figure figure out that they will make money off of this title. Thus your prediction is far from correct.
I for one am impressed with what Bioware has added to an increasingly bloated genre. I know they will continue to do amazing things in the future.
PS. Turn down the hate.
A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom. -- Parkinson