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Gearbox Publishing and G2A team up on a collector’s edition of Bulletstorm

Syysch

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So this is what it looks like when both parties have to scrape the bottom of the barrel to find a partnership.
 

Rizific

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Any actual support or proof of all this g2a tomfoolery? I've always read things like that about them on here, but don't think I've seen any actual proof. I haven't purchased from them (yet) either because of the bad image, but I've noticed that they have a couple esports teams sponsored. So I'm genuinely curious.
 

Shadowhaxor

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Any actual support or proof of all this g2a tomfoolery? I've always read things like that about them on here, but don't think I've seen any actual proof. I haven't purchased from them (yet) either because of the bad image, but I've noticed that they have a couple esports teams sponsored. So I'm genuinely curious.
There are several Esport organizations that will deny access if you are promoting or sponsored by G2A.They've also lost people who were sponsored by then but eventually left, due to people outing out the company. But at the end of the day, most don't care as it's free/easy money, with little regard that they are promoting crooks.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2016-08-02-youtubers-walking-away-from-g2a-sponsorship-revenue

More info can be found in this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBakPg6x63Q

I know they've approached my site, multiple times, to see if we wanted to work with them with advertising. Apparently "Not a snowballs chance in hell" was enough, because I got another one 2 weeks ago.
 

Sinatar

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Shady shitty developer teams up with shady key stealing scumbags G2A.

A match made in heaven.
 

Linkark07

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Really Gearbox? Really?

Actually, this shouldn't be surprising considering Pitchford is the CEO of Gearbox.
 

ElBoxyBrown

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I like how Bulletstorm became a Gearbox property. People Can Fly sure haven't said a single word during all of this.
 

Dinosur

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Any actual support or proof of all this g2a tomfoolery? I've always read things like that about them on here, but don't think I've seen any actual proof. I haven't purchased from them (yet) either because of the bad image, but I've noticed that they have a couple esports teams sponsored. So I'm genuinely curious.
I'm not sure if it's the same thing talked about in that video too, but here's a giant screenshot chain from their backfired reddit ama. Somebody points out with multiple proofs that they're scamming people and g2a ends up finding his account, locking it, and essentially stealing all his site credit.

http://imgur.com/gQhoEmH
 

chrominance

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I will always give Gearbox credit for mostly doing right by the Homeworld franchise, but what fresh hell is this?
 

SolidSnakeUS

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I will always give Gearbox credit for mostly doing right by the Homeworld franchise, but what fresh hell is this?
Homeworld is probably the least bullshit thing they've done in many years. Then you have shit like Colonial Marines and the DLC bullshit with the Borderlands franchise.
 

Durante

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This past Sunday I was at the airport in Innsbruck, and there was a boy (elementary school age) with a t-shirt with a massive G2A logo on it. I had to do a double take at that, and then point out my incredulity to my coworkers (who of course had no idea what I was talking about).

When I saw the shirt from the other side I figured out it was actually from an eSports team. Still, goes to show just how much marketing G2A is doing.
 

Skulldead

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At that price it's going to be one of the rarest Collector's ever or one of the cheapest aftermarket collector's ever ? make you bet
 

AHA-Lambda

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Just keep on digging Gearbox

Even ignoring the G2A thing, why the hell would I want a box that's been shot at? And for that price?!
 

SolidSnakeUS

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This past Sunday I was at the airport in Innsbruck, and there was a boy (elementary school age) with a t-shirt with a massive G2A logo on it. I had to do a double take at that, and then point out my incredulity to my coworkers (who of course had no idea what I was talking about).

When I saw the shirt from the other side I figured out it was actually from an eSports team. Still, goes to show just how much marketing G2A is doing.
Shit, one of the big people that G2A is tied to is PewDiePie right?
 

TeamLeftMatch

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Did Gearbox just kill this game before it even came out? Seriously with it being full price and now this, the game doesn't look like it will sell well.
 

ElBoxyBrown

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That's our TB, always taking a stand when he knows something isn't right.
Well, except for that one time.................................
Homeworld is probably the least bullshit thing they've done in many years. Then you have shit like Colonial Marines and the DLC bullshit with the Borderlands franchise.
With the exception of the DLC with vault, most of BL's DLC was fine.
 

Rizific

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There are several Esport organizations that will deny access if you are promoting or sponsored by G2A.They've also lost people who were sponsored by then but eventually left, due to people outing out the company. But at the end of the day, most don't care as it's free/easy money, with little regard that they are promoting crooks.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2016-08-02-youtubers-walking-away-from-g2a-sponsorship-revenue

More info can be found in this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBakPg6x63Q

I know they've approached my site, multiple times, to see if we wanted to work with them with advertising. Apparently "Not a snowballs chance in hell" was enough, because I got another one 2 weeks ago.
I'm not sure if it's the same thing talked about in that video too, but here's a giant screenshot chain from their backfired reddit ama. Somebody points out with multiple proofs that they're scamming people and g2a ends up finding his account, locking it, and essentially stealing all his site credit.

http://imgur.com/gQhoEmH
thanks! will give those a read in a bit when i need to pretend like im working 0_0
 

RionaaM

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I enjoyed Bulletstorm as much as the next guy, but who are these huge Bulletstorm lore fans clamoring for expensive limited edition figures of the characters??
I was thinking the same, only with less love for the game (it was OK to me, but nothing more than that). Who wants to pay $266 for Bulletstorm in 2017? And partnering with G2A, of all sellers...
 

Suzushiiro

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I love that Gearbox's credibility is apparently so far down the shitter that they have to resort to partnering with the internet equivalent of the shady guy selling DVDs on the street corner.
 

StalkerUKCG

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£99.99


A 3D printer figure, Some cheap dog tags, A tiny mouse mat, An ugly as fuck T-Shirt and a box some G2A or Gearbox employee has shot bullet holes into.

I'm as big a Bulletstorm fan as any but this is abysmal not to mention supporting G2A.

Just get yourself a Grayson hunt figure from Amazon and buy the Game on Steam. I'll even make and print a certificate for you if you want
 
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I also noticed that Bulletstorm's normal edition on G2A is the exact same price as on Steam.

So now you can make a deal with G2A to not let other people scam with your game.