ZechsMerquise said:
Boutros said:
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Enslaved and Castlevania have both bombed. For the amount of money that was thrown at Castlevania Konami will be seriously disappointed. But the HD flops keep coming, Blood Stone failed to chart on the 360  and only just made it into the worldside top 50 on the PS3.

Blood Stone is at 63 on metacritic and it sold 71,426 FW (excluding PC sales). That is half what Goldeneye did on the Wii. Far from being a flop I think.

That is a major flop. It will probably struggle to do 300k on either console.

EMEAA Week 2 sales:

Goldeneye 007: 36,751 - Metacritic: 82

Blood Stone: 29,820 (excluding PC sales) - Metacritic: 64

Still a flop?

I would say the fact that the 360 version of bloodstone failed to chart in the top 50 worldwide makes it a flop. Especially as dev costs are so high for HD games. I think that is also combined sales of the 360 and PS3 version you're talking about. Overall I think we agree that sales have at least been underwhelming?

No the sales are on line with what they deserve to be for Blood Stone. Underwhelming for Goldeneye though.

I doubt sales of Bloodstone will be pleasing Activision one bit. Also, but saying that a game is doing well because it got a low average score then doesn't sell well is wrong. The fact that it got a low average score would suggest it is a critical flop, I would also say at the very least the 360 version has been a commercial flop!

But to be a commercial flop, it would first mean that they had high expectations. But if they know the game is bad, then they won't have high expectations which means it really isn't a flop. "Flop" must be used in consideration of the expectations of the publisher.