Originally Posted by Vainamoinen
There has been a lot of very open discussion about this going on in this forum, mostly with Back to the Future. Some discussion was rather quiet, some very loud, some decent, some aggressive. But any discussion about this subject boils down to this: TTG WANTS to make its games available to anyone, WANTS to publish on as many systems as possible (and in as many languages, come to speak of it), if possible. With BTTF, the decision was obviously that it wasn't worth the hassle - yet. Microsoft's de-scheduling of previous TT titles is obviously directly opposed to what Telltale's fundamental concept
For JP, there are no platforms announced yet. Maybe you'll luck out. If you don't, however, it would be far better to direct complaints to Microsoft. I fear that right here, you're not addressing the root of the problem.
/edit: It IS worth sticking around. Honestly.
And I'm absolutely
sure the following posts will prove this.
I'm sure if Telltale REALLY do want to make its games avalible to everyone, they can.
MS are no angels, this I know...but every other publisher seems to work things out with them ok. I can't help but wonder if TT denied BTTF as a gesture to Microsoft rather than genuine difficulties of putting it on xbox. I'm sure if they wanted to work something out, they could.
I can't do anything about MS. Trust me, I KNOW that they are flawed, and are pretty much idiots about some things (the whole refusing to open xbox to community created content like for example campaigns for left 4 dead and other community creation tools). But I dont think I and others should be punished for that.
I don't blame TT at all by the way, sometimes hassles are a pain. But denying two or three series with huge amounts of fans on every console is somewhat self defeating, if only because they will be cutting off a HUGE amount of potential audience.
I'm sure BTTF will do VERY well on PC and PS3, but why limit yourself when you have potentially millions of other customers?
I just dont have the money any more to go out and buy a PS3 or new gaming PC, as much as I would love to. It's just not feasable at the moment. If I could for these games, I would.