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Posted: Dec 20th 2010 12:04PM slash beast said

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Looks like they're gonna push it out the door and get box sales to try to recover from time lost.

Oh well.

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 1:34PM SocksForYou said

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@slash beast

God I hope not, but I wouldn't be surprised.

Anyone have real intel on this game? Is this another rushed-to-release turd?
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Posted: Dec 20th 2010 12:05PM delphinius81 said

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Interesting. I thought this game was lost in "perpetual closed beta" status given the lack of news.

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 12:29PM Zhaosen said

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No NA release? /sad

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 12:43PM slash beast said

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@Zhaosen

Why would you willingly waste money?
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Posted: Dec 20th 2010 12:52PM DevilSei said

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@Zhaosen

The company is Bulgarian, so its like Asia releasing a game in Asia first, or Blizzard releasing WoW for NA first. It does suck, but at least it means we should see it somewhat later.
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Posted: Dec 20th 2010 12:33PM mko said

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Define 'whole Europe'

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 12:46PM Jef Reahard said

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@mko

I've asked about that and haven't received a response yet. The exact wording of the press release is "pan-European publishing agreement" which is pretty vague. I'll update it when the info is available.
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Posted: Jan 17th 2011 4:57AM Bigcheez said

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@mko
If its anything like Pan European Game Information (PEGI - basically the game rating system for Europe) then this wiki link lists the countries that use it.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan_European_Game_Information

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Posted: Dec 20th 2010 12:58PM Dumac said

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Sweet. Hope it doesn't suck. Actually, i literally don't know anything about it, so i don't care either way. But it would be sweet if a NICE game came along once in a while.

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 1:43PM Tearofsoul said

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It is pretty much a un-polished/un-finished MMO if you have checked out their "beta" combat video. It is horrible:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJx9NSIexaQ

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 1:48PM nearly nil said

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Earthrise itches my Tabula Rasa...

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 2:08PM pixledriven said

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Having to wait for a NA release could be a good thing. Work out the "launch bugs" =)

I want this game to be good so badly

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 2:30PM Pewpdaddy said

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@pixledriven

Seems to be the story of the genre for the past few years, everyone "wants" a game to be good. Too bad 99% of them flop terribly. What's that? Release a turd and get no sales... Who knew!!

*MMO Business Model*
Hype Hype Hype / Cross Fingers / Ship a Turd / Fail!!
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Posted: Dec 20th 2010 3:29PM pixledriven said

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@Pewpdaddy

Yeah, that's true. Still waiting for that trend to die ... if it ever does.

I'm not sure why MMO developers keep going with this model of releasing junk. Even Ford figured out that if you continue to release junk, people will stop buying your product.

Maybe it helps that you only really get 1 or 2 games from a single company. The newest generation of crap comes from a difference source...
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Posted: Dec 20th 2010 2:44PM werewood said

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Look its so obvious that its kind of silly.
All we get from them are few pictures every month.
Then there is that unimpressive video ... you all know what I am talking about.
There is no Beta going that gives ton of keys like Rift, and even DCUO to some extent. NDA is not lifted either.
Its nothing close to stable with content - that is the only conclusion one can get to. As mentioned above ... its vaporware ... just forget about it ever popping on your radar.

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 2:56PM pixledriven said

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@werewood

I dunno... I don't want to sound like a fanboy, but that's what we all said about Darkfall.
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Posted: Dec 20th 2010 5:17PM ZenJitsu said

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@werewood
Agreed. Between the sparse environment, mediocre animation, and low resolution, that video did not do Earthrise any favors. No video is better than poor video. The screenshots and developer interviews made it look very promising, too.
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Posted: Dec 20th 2010 3:34PM Ryukan said

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I have been interested in this game for awhile. Will be looking forward to hearing about the NA release and NA beta, if any. But I will not blindly drop money on it without first getting to try it out, not falling for that anymore.

Posted: Dec 20th 2010 3:56PM Aganazer said

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I fully expect negative comments once this is released into the wild. I have no doubt it is a niche game and will only appeal to a small audience.

My only personal reservations are that it may be too PvP focused and will suck terribly is its played for the PvE. I must be one of the few that actually wants a game that can be played for the PvE, but has the risk and threat of PvP at all times. UO was great in that regard, but nothing since then has even come close to pulling it off.

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