The Justification of a Price Point: Flexibility Edition – Casposaurus

Video games: We all hate them, but let’s talk about the ideal of a price point, specifically, the $60 ideal.

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Sources:

PCGamer – Rainbow Six Siege Starter Edition:
http://www.pcgamer.com/rainbow-six-siege-starter-edition-is-now-available-for-15/

Archived version: https://archive.is/ysQjf

PCGamer – Siege player base almost doubled:
http://www.pcgamer.com/rainbow-six-siege-player-base-has-almost-doubled-since-launch/

Archived version: https://archive.is/gWPfO

Bioshock Infinite – No multiplayer:
http://www.gamechup.com/ken-levine-confirms-bioshock-infinite-wont-have-a-multiplayer-mode/

Archived: http://archive.is/PTmqG

Steam forum-goers praising the lack of multiplayer in Bioshock Infinite: http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3015050

Archived: http://archive.is/t7WZK

EA Rep on Single Player: http://au.ign.com/articles/2010/12/08/ea-single-player-only-games-are-finished

Archive: http://archive.is/SEJUm

Article in defense of the single-player only experience from around the same time:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2012/09/06/single-player-matters-why-not-all-games-need-to-be-social/#b24dbe20cfa4

Archive: http://archive.is/ih4jI

No Man’s Buy Player Figures: http://steamcharts.com/app/275850

Articles, documenting the immense drop: https://www.vg247.com/2016/08/25/no-mans-sky-concurrent-player-numbers-down-by-90-on-pc-less-than-two-weeks-from-release/

Archived version: http://archive.is/o4Tc0

Battleborn Death Toll: http://steamcharts.com/app/394230
Batman Pre-order shit: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/batman-arkham-knight-preorder-bonuses/1100-6427627/

Archived: http://archive.is/RpYgo

Xenoverse 2 Black Goku no longer a pre-order: http://www.christiantoday.com/article/dragon.ball.xenoverse.2.news.goku.black.no.longer.pre.order.exclusive/95005.htm

Archived: http://archive.is/t3qdE

Square Developer Catalog: https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=SQUARE+ENIX+Co.,Ltd.&hl=en

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Games featured in this video in order of appearance:

Just Cause 2 (PC/PS3/360)
Bloodborne (PS4)
Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4, XBO, PC)
Yakuza 5 (PS3)
The Last of Us (PS3, PS4)
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3, 360, PC)
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (PS3, 360, PC)
Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4, XBO, PC)
Sleeping Dogs (PS3, 360, PC)
The Sims 4 (PC)
Bioshock 2 (PS3, 360, PC)
Uncharted 2 (PS3)
Dead Space (PS3, 360, PC)
No Man’s Sky (PS4, PC)
Battleborn (PS4, XBO, PC)
The Crew (PS4, XBO, 360, PC)
Mad Max (PS4, XBO, PC)
Dark Chronicle/Dark Cloud 2 (PS2, PS4)
Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen (SNES, Wii VC)
Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits (PS2, PS4)
Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4, XBO, PC)
Samurai Warriors 4 II (PC, PS3, PS4, PSV)
Dragon Ball Xenoverse (PS3, 360, PS4, XBO, PC)
Final Fantasy VI: Post-Processing Edition (Pretty much everything.)
Radiant Historia (NDS)
Paper Mario: Color Splash (Wii U)
Darksiders 2 (Fucking everything ever made.)
The Witcher 3 (PS4, XBO, PC)
Road Redemption (PC)
inFamous 2 (PS3)

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Music used in this video in order of appearance:

Grandia Theme – Grandia OST
To a Distant Place – Breath of Fire III OST
Natural Selection – Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits OST
The Edge of the Green – Radiant Historia OST
Sophisticated Fight – Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky OST
Royal Castle – Legend of Dragoon OST
Terra – Final Fantasy VI OST
Battlefield: Storm – Etrian Odyssey IV OST
Grandia Theme again – Grandia OST

(I have no idea what the real names of the songs are, but this is what they’re listed as, and they’re all fucking magical.)

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More of my videos –

Examining Interviews with Suikoden Creator Yoshitaka Murayama –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6S5b9V5f84

How Link’s Awakening Presents the Ideal Moral Choice –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGTtzVFitZI

Alundra: Horror Through Association –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptVB83O5KXM

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