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Real Name James Holbrook   
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Nickname Hyatus
Email Concealed by request
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Description I'm me...duh. ~,^
Homepage http://
Signed On Jul 14, 2001, 22:15
Total Comments 1079 (Pro)
User ID 10334
 
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News Comments > Legal Briefs
1. Ugh Jul 1, 2008, 22:03 Hyatus
 
I am so sick of hearing about this girl. She's dead. It sucks. Those people were asses. Welcome to the USA. "Cyberbullying" is ridiculous. If she was so unstable she should have been either monitored or shut off completely from the internet. I hope this bill gets struck down.

 
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News Comments > Diablo III Announced
31. Eh Jun 28, 2008, 12:12 Hyatus
 
Diablo is fun, don't get me wrong, but I was hoping D3 was going to be a bit more revolutionary. It looks to me like a console game. Similar to Gauntlet(the newer 3d ones, not the classic top-downs). We'll see, I guess.

 
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News Comments > On Linux Game Piracy
18. No subject Jun 25, 2008, 00:13 Hyatus
 
I'm going to have to agree with Stardock on this one. All this is going to do is piss off the buyer while the pirates download cracks.

It's all about the licensees in this case(as someone just pointed out)

 
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News Comments > Op Ed
1. No subject Jun 23, 2008, 11:19 Hyatus
 
I don't know what that guy's problem is. I enjoy the Spider-Man games. I enjoy the sandbox-style gaming experience I get from it. Spider-Man 2 and Ultimate Spider-Man were perfect. I still play them every few months. If ever there were games that made you feel like Spidey, these are it.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. wow Jun 23, 2008, 11:15 Hyatus
 
Did not expect to see Carlin dead when I woke up.
That sucks. RIP funnyman.

 
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News Comments > Spector on Long Games
10. ermm... Jun 18, 2008, 11:29 Hyatus
 
Why would you spend $100 mil on a short video game?

And the reason people haven't finished GTA is because you get to kill lots of people and blow shit up in exciting ways. The story takes a back seat to the gameplay a good amount of the time with that one. That's why people like the "100-hour" games.

Look at the Elder Scrolls series. A lot of people didn't finish those, either, but I'm sure they had fun with it.

And besides, how many devs spend that much time with the last level anyways? It's usually a slightly spiffier version of the levels you've seen over and over again.

 
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News Comments > Team Fortress 2 Pyro Update This Week, Free Weekend
5. strange Jun 16, 2008, 18:10 Hyatus
 
Why isn't it the Meet the Pyro video?

 
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News Comments > Rise of the Argonauts Trailer
1. No subject Jun 16, 2008, 11:08 Hyatus
 
looking to Greece the way

You wrote for the old Batman TV show, didn't you?

 
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News Comments > Grimm Trailer
5. No subject Jun 15, 2008, 00:44 Hyatus
 
What? This trailer is darling. I'd say that even if I wasn't his grandmother, Canadian McGee.

 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. No subject Jun 13, 2008, 22:07 Hyatus
 
Silicon Knights made one of my favorite PC games of all time, Cyber Empires(Steel Empires to you UK folk). I wish someone would remake it. Was loaded with fun.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
27. No subject Jun 13, 2008, 21:47 Hyatus
 
Seriously, how hard is it to make a freakin' Punisher movie? Garth Ennis' books read like a film. If they'd stop trying to "adapt" and stay with the source material it'd be bitchin' cinema.

I can't believe how they "Baned" The Russian in the last attempt.

And yeah, I actually kinda dug the Dolph Lundgren one. Super-campy, sure, but it fit the material at the time.

 
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News Comments > Hulk Combat Movie
1. No subject Jun 13, 2008, 11:32 Hyatus
 
People told me that playing Hulk: Ultimate Destruction was just like being the Hulk. It is. But that's because the Hulk is a giant green "living" tank that jumps far. Has to be the easiest superhero to code, save maybe The Punisher.

 
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News Comments > Limbo of the Lost Pulled
56. Re: Wintermute Engine Jun 12, 2008, 22:04 Hyatus
 
2.5D is not what the RE games are. 2.5D is what Duke Nukem 3d was.

 
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News Comments > Limbo of the Lost & Oblivion Similarities
6. No subject Jun 11, 2008, 13:30 Hyatus
 
I'm curious as to whether Majestic will pass it off as programmer's art just to show off the engine and not the final product which will be 100% theirs, or if they'll send off an apology to Bethesda and fire the artist.

It'll be a lot harder avoiding a lawsuit if they've given a copy of the game(no matter what the state) to anyone outside their company.

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News Comments > PC Aces of the Galaxy Ships, Demo
6. Re: Not bad! Jun 10, 2008, 12:27 Hyatus
 
Didn't need to. They put it up for free for a couple of days on FilePlanet.

I am very glad I didn't actually shell out money for it.
Talk about misunderstanding the audience. Even my wife would've rather played a space sim than that travesty.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
30. Re: Portal Tatoo.... Jun 9, 2008, 10:25 Hyatus
 
Where the Buffalo Roam was great. Maybe you didn't see it in the "right mindset"?

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. No subject Jun 8, 2008, 22:31 Hyatus
 
While I won't defend SM3 with my life, I will contend that I've seen much worse sequels.

X-Men 3 sucked. They killed off a major character(not talking about "her"), "Baned" Juggernaut and ruined the whole "Dark Phoenix" thing. There wasn't a single alien. The only good thing about the whole movie was Kelsey Grammar(sp?) as Beast.

And what's wrong with Transformers? How could that movie undo the sheer terror that was the dance scene in Transformers: The Movie? I thought it was awesome. Giant robot battles in metropolitan areas, cool beans.

 
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News Comments > TF2 Pyro Update Plans
16. No subject Jun 8, 2008, 00:40 Hyatus
 
I agree about the stupid achievements. I'm cool with the ones that are gameplay-essential, like 1,000,000 healing points. That's awesome. That's an achievement.

However, the ones that REALLY piss me off are the stupid "friend" ones. I have to make buddies to get extra weapons? Lame. I play this game when I have time to, which with a wife and kid makes it almost nil. I don't play with the general public because I "love the community". I play because nobody can develop realistic AI.

ah well...

 
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: DUI Jun 7, 2008, 03:34 Hyatus
 
I dunno...I call fake. Seems staged to me.

 
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News Comments > Empires of Steel Announced
1. wha? Jun 6, 2008, 20:27 Hyatus
 
Impossible. No data from that time remains! I call shenanigans!

 
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