Sense in having Football Manager 06 on 360?

Sheps
Sheps
Since 5705 Days
ok, is it just me or am i the only one that see's no sense in having a manager game like Football Manager or any other sports managing games on the 360.

Maybe im the only one that isnt willing to fork out £10-20 more for a game that wont even use the power of the 360, just seems very strange.
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Optimusv2
Optimusv2
Since 5656 Days
These types of managers games probably will use the power of the 360 in the future either way I expect it to look much better than any previous gen games then again its not a game i'm expecting so i don't really care.

Keep in mind though there are good and bad games for every console. Some I might like some you might like some we both hate or the ones we both agree on and like equally.
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Acert93 - Mr. Bad Cop
Acert93
Since 5735 Days
Posted by Sheps
ok, is it just me or am i the only one that see's no sense in having a manager game like Football Manager or any other sports managing games on the 360.

Maybe im the only one that isnt willing to fork out £10-20 more for a game that wont even use the power of the 360, just seems very strange.
Not all games are about graphics. There is a fairly large demographic of people who like Fantasy Football and the business side of sports.

So games like this are about diversity AND appealing to a broader market of consumers. Remember, the 360 is a platform. There is no rule every game on the system has to push the hardware. As long as their are consumers who own a platform and desire a game it does not matter how much of the system it uses. See: Xbox Live Arcade for proof.

Alas, Football Manager is an EA product that is part of the shady lock out all the competition/hurt consumers movement, so meh. Not interested.
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Sheps
Sheps
Since 5705 Days
Yeah but, essentially, the main difference the 360 has over the Xbox is the graphics, so why would you basically buy a game for £15 more if its all the same spreadsheet game.

I could understand if it was a total different genre, but a game like this could be ran on a PS1.
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Acert93 - Mr. Bad Cop
Acert93
Since 5735 Days
Port, Port, Port -- that is the mantra ;)

To be fair, not everyone who has a 360 either (a) owned an Xbox1 or (b) still has their Xbox or (c) if they still have it have it connected to the TV.
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Slabs
Slabs
Since 5794 Days
"a game like this could be ran on a PS1."

A game with 1/1000 of the leagues, statistics, players, events, transfers etc. maybe. But then that wouldn't be Football Manager 2006 any more would it?

Football Manager is a CPU intensive game and the 360 will slice through Football Manager like a hot knife through butter (ie. between games when it calculates everything going on) it's a title that some people may want to play but not have a PC that makes it worth playing.
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Manager - Shemale
Manager
Since 6238 Days
Absolutely, and you can't even use HALF of the leagues in FM06 when you play it, you have to chose only a few. So it sure is a CPU problem.

I don't like the save system though. The PC saves takes 300 MB just a couple of seasons in.
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