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Could Hasbro be... GREEDY?!

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COULD THEY THINK OF SOMETHING MORE STUPID TO SUE ABOUT? IMHO, Hasbro is greedy. People have been making Tetris clones for the last 10 or 20 years, and SUDDENLY they''re in trouble? It''s like having your school cafeteria serve E-Coli in the meat at school for the last 8 years, and SUDDENLY one of the parents has the bravery to set up a commitee and STOP them! Hasbro is one of the leading manufacturers of toys, and I (personally) like their toys. But when it comes to computer games they just don''t have a clue. Nerf Arena Blast uses the UNREAL engine, but it runs about 2.5x faster than UNREAL did! None of their games make any sense to me! Pour example: Frogger and Pac Man started out as 2D games with basically LAMO graphics and sound. Beep here and there, and music made from 1970''s synthesizers. They recreate them and put them into 3D, and they''re not as addictive any more. The people, wanting the original addictive Pac Man or Frogger that was made for the original ATARI system that won''t run on their computer, decide to create their own with the same LAMO graphics that the originals had. They decide to sell them to make consumers happy. And this had been going on for years. Now, 10 years later, Hasbro sues them. Are they JEALOUS that their games don''t have as much of a profit as the other clones? Or are they GREEDY and they just want to shut down every other gaming company that would be compitition to them? You decide. Top quality games don''t kick ass as well as these. http://danavision.homestead.com Prepare to be blown away! ------------------------- Magic Card

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later, Hasbro sues them. Are they JEALOUS that their games don''t have as much of a profit as the other clones? Or are they GREEDY and they just want to shut down every other gaming company that would be compitition to them? You decide.


This is wrong. Hasbro isn''t jealous of the other games, especially not because the other games make more profit. Just the oposite is true... the Hasbro games make about 99% of the profits. The ''clones'' (which aren''t really clones in most cases, but games based on ideas from the old original games) don''t make much money by comparison.

For example, Hasbro''s yearly revenues on Frogger alone are more than eGame''s entire yearly GROSS INCOME. And probably 100 or 1000 times more than the developers'' gross income. On Frogger alone. Hasbro isn''t upset over market share. Hasbro is just trying to clinch a monopoly.

But don''t be fooled, Hasbro''s games are best sellers. The competition isn''t hurting Hasbro financially. The competition is just pissing off Hasbro, irritating them.

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No...the idea that a major corporation is greedy is just plain silly! I will not tolerate any furtherance of these lies!!!!! Let them cash in on some else''s work forever!!!!!! AH!!! MONEY!!! AH!!!!

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