Poll - Do you play new releases?

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Poll - Do you play the latest game releases?

Yes I do
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81%
No I don’t
71
19%
 
Total votes: 365

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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by Juggernaut Headcrush » Fri May 27, 2011 12:06 pm

Not as much as older games, but yes.
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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by killert2010 » Tue May 31, 2011 10:41 am

yeah, i play retro just as much as modern. well 75% to retro actually :wink:
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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by ncf1 » Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:11 pm

Yes I do. But really I just love games.. old, new, even pinballs, love those things and they emulated the arcade ones brilliantly with visual pinball. But I probably play an equal 50%... I'll play a new game then dish out an old game, back to new game, ad infinitum.

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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by GamingWeston » Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:38 am

50 - 50 depending on the mood. I love new releases because you cannot but stand amused in front of them, and the old ones because they remind me of my childhood :)
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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by scorpionatthepc » Sat Jul 02, 2011 3:40 am

Very rare I buy a new release I tend to buy a few month later.

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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by Rm88 » Sat Jul 09, 2011 1:37 am

Yes, pretty much equally. Because I love games it doesn't matter to me if they're new or old - it's just that I'm personally not a huge fan of most current "AAA hardcore" games.

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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by Gambles22 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:47 pm

Its usually half and half for me. If there are any new titles that spark my interest I'll usually set aside some time to play through those. The rest of my gaming time I fill with retro titles I haven't revisited in a while.
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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by Psychedelicious » Fri Jul 15, 2011 8:01 pm

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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by The Laird » Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:45 pm

I havn't bought a new release since the days of the Saturn :lol:

Unless you count new games for retro machines of course 8)

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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by Multiplechris » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:15 am

Absolutely! Despite my thorough enjoyment of retro games there are experiences to be had on current games that previous generations lacked the technology to create.
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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by Paulie » Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:02 pm

I play both retro and new, maybe 75% retro to 25% new. I don't pre-order or buy games on the day of release anymore though. I tend to pick games up a month or so after release, mainly due to the fact that by then they have usually had a hefty price cut.
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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by Steve Halfpenny Ver 2.0 » Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:10 am

There was a time when I automatically bought a new release because it was a remake / sequel to a classic franchise! Not so much now.

I have a massive problem with general mainstream games rather than new releases, which I like depending on the genre of course. I find it astonishing that the majority of gamers these days are into single player FPS / GTA style adventures that take a million hours to complete and ruin your social life (that includes online co-op play, which I don't see as being social in large - they tend to be people you don't really know). Who the hell has time to sit and play such stuff?! Is anyone here over 30 able to do this?! Besides, I have always enjoyed little bursts of gaming (an hour here and there), which probably also explains why I prefer classic arcades, fighters, shoot em ups, etc over what's now considered "real games".

So no I wouldn't consider myself a retro gamer either, it's just that the kind of games I'll go out and buy, won't be considered your norm to your average Joe (this year I've bought a handful of stuff off XBox Live and Deathsmiles and still haven't finished Ghostbusters, Boyonetta or DK Country Returns, which I bought last year... yep, exactly).

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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by DeadZoo » Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:59 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:Yes and no.

I own and play all of the current gen systems, but never play the 'latest releases' the poll is asking about, I always wait a month or two for the price to drop. If its a good game new, it'll still be a good game in a month and I'm not exactly short of back catalogue games to play.
This ..except substitute "month" for "year" .Lots of 2nd hand ps3 games and Steam Sale PC stuff.
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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by SpiffierRabbit » Thu Aug 18, 2011 3:04 pm

The only new release I play are on the Iphone since I dont own any current gen consoles.

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Re: Poll - Do you play new releases?

Post by philly_fap_fap » Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:41 pm

I ticked "No I don't" just because I don't play games as soon as they are released. I do play recent games but usually refuse to pay £40-£45 for something that will be in a 2 for £30 offer within 6 months! :shock:

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