Ashes Cricket 2013 Cancelled... After Release

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  1. Gahars
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    In case you weren't aware, Ashes Cricket 2013 is a game... or was, anyway, sort of. After negative feedback, Ashes Cricket 2013 is being completely recalled. Essentially, the publisher is retroactively cancelling the title.

    It's a Thanksgiving miracle!

    The publisher, 505 Games, offered a statement on the cricket kerfuffle.
    :arrow:Eurogamer

    For reference, here's some "gameplay" of the "game" in question.



    Move over, Big Rigs, because there's a new disasterpiece in town. And hey, look on the bright side; now the civilized world has a reason to care about cricket.
     
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    10/10 would play game all day err day.
     
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    That video. My sides. :rofl:
     
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    Well...at least they admit their mistake and correct it. At least nobody has to pretend the game is any good (unlike that Alien vs predator game...).
     
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    There are cricket video games?
     
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    LMFAO. That is the most ridiculous thing I've heard today :)
     
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    0:34 OMFG :rofl:
     
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    Better than they look. Many wonderful hours spent on this title.
     
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    im a brit but fuck me... who the fuck in the right mind will play Cricket in a video game..... or real life. :glare:
     
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    +1 to Flame.

    Also despite it being a terrible game I wonder if it will ever end up on a rare and thus silly expensive games list (rare offbeat sports games typically being the main bulk of such lists). Pity it is Steam only really.

    Edit. This also gives me an idea for a nasty money making scheme.
     
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    For a moment there, I thought the title said Ashens Cricket.
     
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    wow now that's terrible. bad planning and what-not but i doubt any game can be that bad.
     
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    I would totally play that.
     
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    You and me both. I'm not much of a sports person but this game was part of my childhood :wub:
     
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    Apparently. I was under the impression that only a few nations in the whole world actually cared about cricket, it is the most dreadful sport to watch after all. I am surprised anyone actually bothered to make a game but this game looks like theyt tried to do too many things at once and wound up messing it up big time. At least they had the brains to pull them s disasters piece.