Originally Posted by jhwisner
I think these guides in general are now more aimed at the people who buy up game merchandise and special editions and maybe want a video game equivalent of a coffee table book. The wikis that cover bethesda games generally become quite extensive and do so fairly rapidly - including helpful notes such as bugs and how to avoid and resolve them which will not be found in most guides. They're really not aimed at people who are thinking "value for money" as far as it being just a guide go as a large part of their purchasing equation. It's probably more about wanting to own something that maybe looks cool and/or has some decent production values.