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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #15 on: June 06, 2009, 04:28:49 pm »
What myth?

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2009, 04:31:06 pm »
What myth?

Your thinking that somehow Mammon is the son of Satan in Christian myth. But whatever.

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #17 on: June 06, 2009, 04:32:25 pm »
Eh.. it is referenced in Constantine.... but I picked it because it just screamed "villain name!"

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #18 on: June 06, 2009, 04:34:59 pm »
Eh.. it is referenced in Constantine.... but I picked it because it just screamed "villain name!"

Yeah, that's not exactly a reliable source, you know. That's pretty cheesy pseudo-myth stuff. I don't know... to me it screams 'money', because that's what Mammon is, actually. In Christian myth he's the demon representation of monetary greed. I'm sure there are books with lists of middle-ages demonology... surely there's one that's fitting for the 'type' that Lavos is...?

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #19 on: June 06, 2009, 04:47:14 pm »
I removed my reference to this from the news post.  It is kind of fishy that it is only that one site.... Maybe someone can contact the author?

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #20 on: June 06, 2009, 05:39:04 pm »
Just fired this off:

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Hi Alex, this is FaustWolf, an admin at the Chrono Compendium (a large English-speaking Chrono series news and fansite). We recently learned about your report that Shinji Hashimoto made comments about "unimpressive" CT:DS sales numbers, and we're obviously taken aback.
 
I was just interested in verifying Hashimoto's comments personally with you, and inquire as to whether Hashimoto's comments will appear in the full Front Mission: Evolved interview. Were other gaming journalists present, or is this an exclusive interview you landed with Hashimoto?
 
Thanks for any more info you can provide about the context of Hashimoto's comments, and for taking the time to read this.
--FaustWolf

I'll let you know if I get anything in response. It should appear as part of a fuller interview, so hopefully we can verify this quickly after all.

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #21 on: June 06, 2009, 06:16:25 pm »
Well, for creative input purposes, what do you propose for a name?

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #22 on: June 06, 2009, 07:10:58 pm »
It's so wierd that they expect us to buy more ....they should also add the snes release sales and the final fantasy anthology sales it was in as well to that number ....thier would be enough then .

Im sure no one is willing to buy the same game more than once :S

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #23 on: June 06, 2009, 07:13:20 pm »
Well, for creative input purposes, what do you propose for a name?
This isn't your project thread, take that discussion to Kajar.

As for sales.. It seems like CTDS got a lot of sales, but it was a pretty poor year for all of SE's franchises, wasn't it? I would buy another CTDS for my brother, but I don't have the money for it.

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #24 on: June 06, 2009, 07:14:20 pm »
I'd actually never even heard of this site, nor do I find it likely they actually managed to get a chance to ask a non-FF related question. SE's conference in E3 was a FFXIV Q&A, and I seriously doubt anyone managed to confront any SE bigwigs in an interview. It makes sense that there was a Front Mission interview but I'm still skeptical on SE answering just anything from anyone.

Well, for creative input purposes, what do you propose for a name?

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #25 on: June 06, 2009, 07:30:47 pm »
Found this on NeoGAF:

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=16203277&postcount=15

"Apzonerunner" matches with the MSN address shown in Alex Donaldon's profile.

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #26 on: June 06, 2009, 07:42:21 pm »
Found this on NeoGAF:

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=16203277&postcount=15

"Apzonerunner" matches with the MSN address shown in Alex Donaldon's profile.

Can we get this guy to show the VP Crimson Echoes... Pleaseee. FAN MADE (SEVERAL) GAMES!! THEY CAN USE IT (me thinks?)!! JUST TELL HIM TO CONTACT THE COMPENDIUM :O !!

(me hopes that this VP dude from SE of Japan is still around? Is E3 still open?) EDIT-- no, its totally not.... unfortunately...
« Last Edit: June 06, 2009, 07:44:08 pm by Happy-Dude »

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #27 on: June 06, 2009, 07:48:54 pm »
I still haven't received an answer, so I assume he's busy getting the full interview up. As Pyt opined, it's kinda weird that rpgsite.net gets an exclusive interview with Hashimoto (rather than, say, IGN), but nor do I see any positive indication that this is fake. I doubt the reporter in question even knows about the C&D we received, but I haven't investigated the site too thoroughly yet.

It'd be great if this were not an exclusive interview but other gaming sites/mags were present (and thus we could vet one source against the others). From the article, I'm not sure one way or another though. I hope I get a reply back.
« Last Edit: June 06, 2009, 07:52:52 pm by FaustWolf »

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #28 on: June 06, 2009, 07:56:59 pm »
I hate it when corporations live in bubbles. 

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Re: Square Enix Not Impressed by CTDS Sales
« Reply #29 on: June 06, 2009, 08:04:20 pm »
dont all corperations live in bubbles these days lol