Empyre's Avatar

Empyre profile

267
Most played
Company of Heroes 2 icon

Company of Heroes 2

65 days 5 hours

War Thunder icon

War Thunder

26 days 4 hours

Heroes & Generals icon

Heroes & Generals

21 days 20 hours


Empyre Avatar
Empyre commented on
2 Months ago
Total War: Warhammer 2's peak players so far are down 36% on the original'sTotal War: Warhammer 2's peak players so far are down 36% on the original's
Empyre Avatar
Have you seen the player figures of all the Total War games? Each game is in its thousands of players dating back to Shogun 2.
sign in to comment
Empyre Avatar
Empyre commented on
3 Months ago
Surprise! Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is happeningSurprise! Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is happening
Empyre Avatar
For the Old World!
sign in to comment
Empyre Avatar
Empyre commented on
3 Months ago
Dishonored 3 would focus on a brand new set of charactersDishonored 3 would focus on a brand new set of characters
Empyre Avatar
I just love Micheal Madison's voice as Daud we need more of that!
sign in to comment
ChefTicles Avatar
ChefTicles responded to Empyre's comment in
11 Months ago
The best co-op games on PCThe best co-op games on PC
Empyre Avatar
Vermintide.Reply
ChefTicles Avatar

Too right, where the fuck is Vermintide?

sign in to comment
Empyre Avatar
Empyre commented on
11 Months ago
Gabe Newell teases Left 4 Dead 3 and Half Life movie in his ‘Ask Me Anything’ on RedditGabe Newell teases Left 4 Dead 3 and Half Life movie in his ‘Ask Me Anything’ on Reddit
Empyre Avatar
I wouldn't say that is a L4D3 tease at all. He was just using it as an example to reinforce the comment he just made. The Click Baiting is starting to annoy me on this site.
sign in to comment
WhiteCrow Avatar
WhiteCrow responded to Empyre's comment in
1 Year ago
Microsoft refund COD: Infinite Warfare Windows Store buyers due to low player countMicrosoft refund COD: Infinite Warfare Windows Store buyers due to low player count
Empyre Avatar

Gabe has quite vocally called Microsoft out on several occasions on how their business ethic is bad for everyone in the past. Personally, the way he put forward these comments was more on personal ethic than any marketing ploy.


Microsoft always comes across totally disjointed when talking about their products and their consumer base. It will take a long time, if ever, for Microsoft to seem get customers back on board.

Reply
WhiteCrow Avatar

It's their pride, and ego. Surely they realize that they're not top dog when it comes to the gaming space on PC, but I don't know if we'll ever see them compromise for the benefit of consumers.


They're becoming the Yahoo, or AOL of PC gaming; unwilling to change or compromise, and offer second rate services that no one wants which ultimately embarrass them.

sign in to comment
SkankwOn Avatar
SkankwOn responded to Empyre's comment in
1 Year ago
It'll cost you $99 to rent a Battlefield 1 server from EA for 90 daysIt'll cost you $99 to rent a Battlefield 1 server from EA for 90 days
Empyre Avatar
Umm, why are consoles 33% more expensive to rent?Reply
SkankwOn Avatar

Seems you got that the wrong way around Empyre, PC is more expensive. ;)

sign in to comment
Anakhoresis Avatar
Anakhoresis responded to Empyre's comment in
1 Year ago
Pitchforks down people, Steam aren't making exceptions to their refund policy for No Man's SkyPitchforks down people, Steam aren't making exceptions to their refund policy for No Man's Sky
Empyre Avatar
I work in customer services and of course, you have company policy, but ultimately the man on the ground has to make a call and then they can be managed on their decision there after. You do what you can to get the customer walking away satisfied by reasonable means. If I personally had a refund complaint to deal with about this game being falsely advertised I would 95% of time oblige them.

This game had a marketing campaign which was made of complete bullshit, with a tipple of spin doctoring. In any other marketing sector it would be completely unacceptable.Reply
Anakhoresis Avatar

"the man on the ground has to make a call and then they can be managed on their decision there after."


Which is exactly why the last company I worked for had policies that most of the time, meant said man on the ground not only had to deny the customer what they were asking, plus didn't have the power to grant anyway. But invariably after the customer getting mad and the manager coming over, the manager would accept the request and then the employee looked bad to the customer. Good times.

sign in to comment
AnAuldWolf Avatar
AnAuldWolf responded to Empyre's comment in
1 Year ago
Despite poor sales, 2K plan to keep trying to grow Battleborn's audienceDespite poor sales, 2K plan to keep trying to grow Battleborn's audience
Empyre Avatar
You just don't go toe to toe against Blizzard like that, you will just get burnt.Reply
AnAuldWolf Avatar

It might have been better if they'd launched as a PvE only game, yeah. The fact that they never even really advertised the PvE just drove me nuts, they just kept pushing the advertisement for the PvP segment. Most Overwatch players who seem to hate it on principle don't even seem to realise it has a PvE component.

sign in to comment