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Yeormom, you said halo 2 was a crappy game. It's not on pc so you were talking about xbox. if you're talking about a port, sure it might be crappy. that's not i'm talking about though.

stallworth, you're right. pc games do cost more. but halo 2 has been the first game to ever beat those movies in it's first 24 hours moron. plus more people go to the movies than buy games. you got served.


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My first comment you went off was between me and mother, talking about a port, not the console. See below since you don't see yourself...

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it would be nice if halo 2 for pc would include the co-op.


Even on console, I think the game is crappy. I really don't care whether you like my opinion or not.

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whatever man. that's what you said.

who said it would touch titanic....wtf...

the point is halo 2 made more money than titanic on it's first day...it made more money than any movie ever made on it's first day.....that's all i'm saying....i'm not taking up for the game in any way. yeormom, i have no problem with your opinion. i have one too though ya know.


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Hmmm...

Let's see...

On average movies cost 8.50. Thats a stereotypical average as estimated by Hollywood for profit.

XBOX games average 50 bucks.

Halo 2 customers= 2,500,000

Thats a rough estimate mind you, but it is ball park figure.

Spider-man 2 opening day gross= 40.5 million
people who say it opening day: 5,062,500

Halo 2 way off from box office record......again these are ball park figures, but it's not even close....

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Reaganomics wrote:
Spider-man 2 opening day gross= 40.5 million
people who say it opening day: 5,062,500

Halo 2 way off from box office record......again these are ball park figures, but it's not even close....


Someone was saying that in the barn. Microsoft spent massive money pushing it to the point they made less here and there last I was told.

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Halo will make alot of money. It's a popular game. Yeah, yeah.

I liked Perfect Dark.

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Spider-man 2 opening day gross= 40.5 million


Actually, Halo 2 made 125 million it's opening day. Sporked.[/url]


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plus more people go to the movies than buy games.


exactly, which means if you scale movies and halo on the same price range, spider man would have pwned the fuck outta halo, im not saying halo is a bad game, I LOVE THE SINGLE PLAYER, but to compare it to spider man 2, it just doesnt work, cuz 5,000,000 X $50 = $250,000,000, so by saying how many ppl went and "bought" the product, SM2 pwns halo.

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Trying to compare the video gaming industry to the movie industry is really stupid anyway. What moron started that comparison?

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Yeormom wrote:
Trying to compare the video gaming industry to the movie industry is really stupid anyway. What moron started that comparison?


I have no idea.

The comparison I'm stating is actually a record, stalworth. Halo 2 broke entertainment sales for it's first 24 hours.....That means it made more money than any movie (including Spiderman 2 Stallworth) in it's first 24 hours...it made more money than any other video game on any platform in it's first 24 hours.....it broke entertainment sales...not quantities.....

In simple terms for you shadowguy, halo 2 has made more money than anything else released in it's first 24 hours in the entertainment industry.

I'm not saying it will make more money than spidey 2 when it's all said and done...it probably surely won't. Spiderman 2 pwned. it was the biggest box office hit of last year.


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for a game that is pretty phenomenal, but, and im just throwin this out to freshen the conversation, battlefield 2 might break halo 2 records

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Well since the PC crowd seems to be 10x more educated than the console crowd, most of them will bittorrent it when it comes out instead so the official record will be flawed.

Oh yeah, about highest sales...Halo 2 didn't even come close to netting the most on anything because of the insane development and mostly adverstising cost put into it. Even back in the beginning of the year, they almost canceled it because of the high cost but it would mean the end of xbox so...yeah. Too bad Microsoft won't come out and tell how much they spent on it all cause it's too bad for them to say.

http://www.armchairempire.com/videogame ... xbox-2.htm

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True. There's no telling how much they spent on promoting it, making it, etc. but they actually did pull in 125 million in profits which is more than anything else. Movies cost millions to make too you know.

Battlefield 2 will get a buy from me the day it comes out.


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You said it made more than any movie did on opening day.

Movies cost less.

Therefore movies would make more if they were the same price.

Not a fair comparison.

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# 1. I didn't make the comparison.

#2. Both are related to the entertainment field, and plus, no other game to date has ever beat those records in it's opening 24 hours so it is a fair comparison.

#3. Please see your MGC IT Administrator on how to refresh webpages properly because this topic has been dead.


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