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Good Idea/Bad Idea in Gaming #004

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Good idea:

Releasing a PC version of Assassin’s Creed II.

Minimum Configuration:

  • SUPPORTED OS: Windows XP (32-64 bits) /Windows Vista (32-64 bits)/Windows 7 (32-64 bits)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHZ or AMD Athlon X2 64 2.4GHZ
  • RAM: 1.5 GB Windows XP / 2 GB Windows Vista – Windows 7
  • Video Card: 256 MB DirectX 9.0-compliant card with Shader Model 3.0 or higher (see supported list)
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0-compliant sound card
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0
  • DVD-ROM: DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
  • Hard Drive Space: 8 GB
  • Peripherals Supported: Keyboard, mouse, optional controller
  • * This product does not support Windows 98/ME/2000/NT

Recommended Configuration:

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ or better
  • Video Card: GeForce 8800 GT or ATI Radeon HD 4700 or better
  • Sound: 5.1 sound card
  • Peripherals: Keyboard, mouse, joystick optional (Xbox 360 Controller for Windows recommended)

Supported Video Cards at Time of Release:

  • ATI RADEON X1950, HD 2000/3000/4000/5000 series
  • NVIDIA GeForce 7/8/9/100/200 series

Bad idea:

Releasing a PC version of Assassin’s Creed II four months later and charging $59.99 USD for it.

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