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Real Name James Holbrook   
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Nickname Hyatus
Email Concealed by request
ICQ None given.
Description I'm me...duh. ~,^
Homepage http://
Signed On Jul 14, 2001, 22:15
Total Comments 1086 (Pro)
User ID 10334
 
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News Comments > StarCraft II Budget Oopsie, Preorders Soar
9. Re: StarCraft II Budget Oopsie, Preorders Soar Jul 23, 2010, 12:16 Hyatus
 
So, they spent over $100 million on WoW. WoW opened in 2004(november, almost 6 years ago). Let's assume the game has had 5 million monthly subscribers(has been more(11 million with China), has been less(when it started)) who all pay for 6 months at a time($12.99/month). That's $64.95 million a month times 12 months times 6 years.

Minus the $100 million for development and not even including what they've made on box sales, that leaves:

$4,576,400,000

4 and a half billion dollars.

It's no wonder all the good gaming companies want to make another stupid MMO and Activision Blizzard wants pay to play on everything.
 
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News Comments > Half-Life 2: Episode Three Hints?
4. Re: Half-Life 2: Episode Three Hints? Jul 22, 2010, 11:53 Hyatus
 
I could care less if they bring it out on an Atari 2600. Finish the fucking storyline without leaving me hanging for 3 years.

Only book authors should be allowed to do that and even that pisses me off(damn you George RR Martin).
 
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News Comments > A Game of Thrones: Genesis Announced
6. Re: A Game of Thrones: Genesis Announced Jul 16, 2010, 17:03 Hyatus
 
I hope Martin doesn't have a hand in this. We won't see it for ten years.  
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News Comments > James Bond 007: Blood Stone Announced
9. Re: James Bond 007: Blood Stone Announced Jul 16, 2010, 16:57 Hyatus
 
Note to Activision: Posting pics of a homely girl doesn't make me want to play your game.

Speak for yourself. I would tap that in a heartbeat. Plus, she has a kickin' singing voice. Though, I liked her a little better with some more meat on her bones.
 
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News Comments > James Bond 007: Blood Stone Announced
4. Re: James Bond 007: Blood Stone Announced Jul 16, 2010, 12:12 Hyatus
 
It would appear she has both a nasal AND a navel piercing, although she could just have a ridiculously large "outie" belly button...or she's a thin pregnant woman.  
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News Comments > James Bond 007: Blood Stone Announced
2. Re: James Bond 007: Blood Stone Announced Jul 16, 2010, 11:49 Hyatus
 
Yeah, well, Bond isn't supposed to be non-stop action, either, but look at the last twenty years of Bond films.  
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News Comments > Schafer versus Kotick, Round 2
13. Re: Schafer versus Kotick, Round 2 Jul 15, 2010, 00:08 Hyatus
 
"Bobby has always been passionate about games, and loves the video game industry. But as CEO of a company that makes games enjoyed by millions of people worldwide, the demands on his time now make it difficult to play games as often as he'd like to or as much as he once did."

So what she is saying is that a guy who runs a VIDEO GAME COMPANY doesn't spend time playing VIDEO GAMES? Good choice for running a company. Do you think the head of a movie studio doesn't watch movies? Ridiculous.
 
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News Comments > Tim Schafer Blasts Bobby Kotick
17. Re: Tim Schafer Blasts Bobby Kotick Jul 14, 2010, 13:44 Hyatus
 
kxmode wrote on Jul 14, 2010, 12:36:
TangoBaker wrote on Jul 14, 2010, 12:31:
Can we all just agree to spell his name as Bobby Kodick? Did you see what I did there? Brilliant! I think.

I suggest Bobby Kotex.

WARNING * MATURITY LEVEL FALLING RAPIDLY * WARNING

It only falls to zero when someone invokes Godwin's law. Wink

"go to an industry that makes more money. Ball bearings… something that suits his passions more. Weapons manufacturing?"

You know who else was involved in Weapons manufacturing?
 
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News Comments > Korean Law Behind Real ID Changes?
4. Re: Korean Law Behind Real ID Changes? Jul 8, 2010, 18:39 Hyatus
 
Word us:

Word.
 
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News Comments > Irrational Guessing Game
12. Re: Irrational Guessing Game Jul 7, 2010, 23:15 Hyatus
 
Obviously they are doing this because... well, it's not very clear why.

Well, the name of the company isn't Sensible Games.
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age Sale
6. Re: Dragon Age Sale Jun 21, 2010, 13:53 Hyatus
 
Just started playing this. Wow is it awesome. It's too bad they couldn't remake the Baldur's Gate series with this engine. I'd play it(again) in a heartbeat.  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
2. Re: Morning Mobilization Jun 17, 2010, 18:25 Hyatus
 
Droid 2 has it.  
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News Comments > Virgin Goes Game Gambling
3. Re: Virgin Goes Game Gambling Jun 15, 2010, 13:14 Hyatus
 
Well, if you have to play to gamble, who cares?
If someone just threw a game and I just made money because I beat them, I could care less about the outside betting. Assuming it would be a matched bet, of course.
 
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News Comments > Portal 2 Delayed
13. Re: Portal 2 Delayed Jun 9, 2010, 13:30 Hyatus
 
Less funny.
More fake business/technical jargon.

Talk about synergies. SYNERGIES!!!
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Re: Morning Consolidation Jun 7, 2010, 11:58 Hyatus
 
Goddamnit. I thought it was an announcement for a Marvel X-Factor game. Marvel should get on pushing out new awesome games.  
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News Comments > Why Didn't You Buy GSB?
38. Re: Why Didn't You Buy GSB? Jun 5, 2010, 21:54 Hyatus
 
I don't have games in my main budget anymore. I'll buy the occasional sub-$7.50 game on Steam and the occasional sub-$15 console game at a used game store, but that's what I can do.

Growing up sucks because you have to pay for things that are more important than video games. But hey. Once my kid(s) is(are) out of college(20 years from now) and if my wife will let me, sure, I'll buy it. I guess if I had more time to play the games now I'd spend more on them, but I only get a couple of hours a week at best for me-time.

I do miss it.
 
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News Comments > DigitalMindSoft Steamed at Steam
26. Re: DigitalMindSoft Steamed at Steam Jun 4, 2010, 23:11 Hyatus
 
LOL, are you implying that Valve patches games based on how well they sell?

I think the idea is that they probably process patches on popular games that make them lots of money before going back to support the lower-end games. Sucks, but I understand.
 
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News Comments > Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Games
1. Re: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Games Jun 1, 2010, 12:11 Hyatus
 
engaging with Death Eaters and Snatchers in epic battle sequences at every turn.

*snicker*
 
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News Comments > Shogun 2: Total War Revealed?
8. Re: Shogun 2: Total War Revealed? May 28, 2010, 14:19 Hyatus
 
I still load Shogun: TW up now and again. Still one of the more fun RTS army games. Plus the Kurosawa opening is awesome.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
9. Re: Op Ed May 27, 2010, 23:14 Hyatus
 
I read the gamefaqs reviews and see if there are common complaints among them before I buy. I don't need a game the minute it comes out and would rather spend my money wisely than waste it on crap.  
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