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Even if the original context has changed, the behaviors of humans have not. You are all correct in stating that there is a lot more information out there, but the majority of consumers are doing the same thing they've done for years: ignore that information and buy on impulse, past experience, or word-of-mouth. Why? Because it's easier and less time-consuming. More...
This is a little lesson for those of you who want to do analysis on sales numbers. What is the best-selling Atari 2600 game ever? Pac-Man, weighing in at a very impressive 7 million copies sold (unprecedented for the time; the attach rate of Pac-Man was well over 50% during its peak). It also moved an impressive number of systems, resulting in one of the best years for...
I've been saying for ages that we've had a blatant repeat of the late 80s with this current wave of "hardcore vs. casual" mentality, so it's hardly surprising to me that someone has unearthed Usenet posts verifying it. The so-called "console wars" were nothing more than an exploiting of that divide, and ultimately culminated in Sony using their marketing muscle to create the PlayStation...
Occupation: Freelance translator
Education: Currently in Junior year of college
University: Portland State University
Eye colour: Blue
Hair colour: Brown
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Relationship status: Single
Favourite Games: Most pre-PS1 FF games (and FFX), a great deal of Squenix titles, most of the big Nintendo franchise games (Mario, Zelda, Metroid, etc.), Castlevania games, Suikoden games, Harvest Moon games... the list is lengthy, to be sure.
Favourite Music: Alternative rock circa 1990s, classical, and of course video game music
Favourite Films: Comedy, adventure, sometimes action; also, anything by Hayao Miyazaki (especially Ponyo)
Favourite Books: Pretty much everything by Terry Brooks
Favourite Food: Bagel sandwich w/cheese and turkey
Hobbies: Gaming, reading, writing, translating, film-watching, game designing, LP authoring
About Me: A life-long gamer and gaming enthusiast. My personal life is really nobody's beeswax and would probably bore most, so I'll not be describing it here.