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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
6. Re: Evening Metaverse Aug 13, 2014, 20:32 Creston
 
Anyone who gave Robin Williams' daughter abuse will hopefully die of agonizingly painful ass-cancer in the next two weeks.

And as for Comcast, shit, they're just doing what SCOTUS told them to do. Why the fuck do FCC commissioners show up to shit like that? Oh wait, I forgot, they work for the cable industry.

And finally, OMG, Y512K!!!!

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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Aug 13, 2014, 20:31 Creston
 
I know. Don, please go back to Microsoft. Since you've been gone they've actually done a few sensible things, and it's less enjoyable that way.

There are plenty of plates of crow left to eat, so kindly go back and fuck some more shit up.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
2. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Aug 13, 2014, 20:30 Creston
 
Has anyone called the cops yet? They know names and everything from these clowns. Put them in fucking jail and let them enjoy it for a year or 10.
 
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News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
37. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 16:45 Creston
 
NKD wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 16:27:
Frankly it's very unusual for a major developer to show pre-alpha footage at all. I get the impression they are trying to start showing things early enough that they can actually make changes based on feedback. Usually from Bioware (or any other larger studio) you don't see any real gameplay until a few months before release and the game is basically in a finished state.

Well, EA did say they were thinking about the whole Early Access process, so maybe this is their trial run with it or something.

Still, it's infuriating to see people shitting on something based on a few blurbs and some pre-alpha gameplay.

I'll admit it doesn't look great, but it's in pre-alpha, so...

A four player vs 1 enemy player Diablo-type game that you can play in easy spurts of say 10-20 minutes could be quite fun, as long as you can stay away from having to pug.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 13, 2014, 16:24 Creston
 
The 'soldiers come home to ecstatic doggies' compilation made it a little dusty in here... Cry
 
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News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
33. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 16:21 Creston
 
Eh, it's in pre-alpha, so the final product will undoubtedly look little to nothing like this. It looks like over-the-shoulder Diablo, only this time there'll be a DM running around as well. Still seems interesting.

 
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News Comments > The Evil Within Season Pass Details
1. Re: The Evil Within Season Pass Details Aug 13, 2014, 16:15 Creston
 
Buy a season pass now! No details on what will be in it, and it may not even be available on your system of choice! BUY NOW!

Fools and their monies...
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
8. Re: Evening Tech Bits Aug 13, 2014, 14:40 Creston
 
nin wrote on Aug 12, 2014, 18:32:
Creston wrote on Aug 12, 2014, 18:24:
Well, Ballmer can't be any worse than Donald Sterling, that's for sure.

It's true! He'll throw a chair at you no matter what color your skin is!


Only if you work for Google.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 13, 2014, 14:29 Creston
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 14:27:
I was not looking forward at all to the original cast being in the new Star Wars movie, but I have to say, Mark Hamill looks like a total Jedi master with his full beard.

Now wait until you see Leia's beard...
 
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News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
25. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 14:13 Creston
 
nin wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 13:34:
Creston wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 13:32:
UHD wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 12:51:
Oh I didn't realize Bioware is terrible now, sorry. I'll update the spreadsheet.

Hahahahaha. Bravo.

Considering the original Dragon Age was last decent thing they've done...it's not like it's a secret.


You're too young to be this grumpy.

Mass Effect 3 was a great game with a bad ending, which they eventually fixed (twice.)

DA2 was terribly mediocre and a direct result of EA forcing shit out the door in 18 months, which does not appear to be an issue with DA3.

So it's a little rough to kick Bioware to the curb for having one bad, publisher-fucked, game.
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer
7. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer Aug 13, 2014, 13:41 Creston
 
Watter wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 13:21:
So, not a troll, really, but why are folks excited about this? I hear a lot of folks saying they're looking forward to it, which is surprising given the general attitude of Bluesnews'ers after a game in series is as disappointing as DA2 was. What is it that seems to be making people optimistic? Are there gameplay vids out there that I missed that are blowing people away. Surely it's not CGI-fests like the trailer above that are raising hopes.

DA2 was mediocre, but it was also rushed out the door by mandate of EA with just 18 months of development time. This has now been in development for more than 3 years, and they just delayed it another 6 weeks to do extra polish, so that in itself would mitigate the short development time isue.

The story in DA2 was actually pretty good. The Qu'nari, the mages and templars finally exploding into all out war, cool companions, etc. It's just the combat sucked ass, and mostly because of the spawns issue, which they had already pretty much addressed in the DLC/expansion. I've played through DA2 twice (if you just turn the combat to normal or easy, so you can blast through it in 20 or 30 seconds, and then switch it back to hard or nightmare for the boss encounters, you don't get too bored with it, at least imo) and actually quite enjoyed myself the second time.

Inquisition is set in both Orlais and Ferelden, and there is a ton of cool lore about Orlais, and it just seems to be an intriguing place to visit. Also, Morrigan is back and plays a major role, Leliana is back and plays a big role, etc. It seems to tie in pretty well with Origins.

Finally, I've seen gameplay videos of the open world (ish) areas, which are pleasantly huge and you can travel through them free-form (rather than maps that are made up of 4 corridors, a la DA2), the intention is that you circulate through the maps rather than go to one, finish it, then never come back (whether it works out that way... who knows), and they've said they've developed areas that are basically so high level / difficult that they're designed to be visited after you've finished the storyline.

Oh, and the engine looks bloody gorgeous.

So that, combined with the fact that I'm still a pretty big Bioware fan (DA2 was a misstep, which they've admitted, and they actually fixed all ME3's problems to my satisfaction), means I'm giving the benefit of the doubt. I'm not preordering (unless they do a preload...) but if I hear good things on day 1 or 2, I'll undoubtedly pick it up.


 
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News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
22. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 13:32 Creston
 
UHD wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 12:51:
Oh I didn't realize Bioware is terrible now, sorry. I'll update the spreadsheet.

Hahahahaha. Bravo.
 
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News Comments > Obsidian's Pathfinder License
3. Re: Obsidian's Pathfinder License Aug 13, 2014, 13:31 Creston
 
Never heard of pathfinder, but I hope their CCG does well so they'll make a cool RPG with it.  
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News Comments > Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox-clusivity "Has a Duration"
2. Re: Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox-clusivity Aug 13, 2014, 13:30 Creston
 
I'll look forward to buying it for 2.50 on a Steam sale somewhere in 2016 then.  
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer
3. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer Aug 13, 2014, 11:52 Creston
 
But will it be this kind of Inquisition?

All kidding aside, I'm pretty fucking excited for this.
 
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News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
17. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 11:46 Creston
 
I like the idea of 4v1, but the episodic thing... Other than Telltale, nobody seems to be able to make it work.

Is there any info on any of those links as to how the combat plays out? real time, turn based, FPS?
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
12. Re: Evening Consolidation Aug 12, 2014, 23:31 Creston
 
Beamer wrote on Aug 12, 2014, 23:01:
Let's assume that TR sold 4 million copies and Square made 10 million per copy.

HOLY SHIT!

*starts making games*
 
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Trailer
4. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Trailer Aug 12, 2014, 23:29 Creston
 
dumpy wrote on Aug 12, 2014, 18:58:
"Inernet connection is required."

Wuh?
 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Unity Trailer
2. Re: Assassin's Creed Unity Trailer Aug 12, 2014, 23:28 Creston
 
Trailer... eh.

Piano track ... freaking incredible.
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 4 Trailers
11. Re: Far Cry 4 Trailers Aug 12, 2014, 23:27 Creston
 
The Half Elf wrote on Aug 12, 2014, 18:47:
Creston wrote on Aug 12, 2014, 18:21:
Gotta say, it's looking pretty awesome.

So was Far Cry 3. Remember jumping off the cliff, the underwater life, the shadows on the wall. Then Remember how NONE of that is in the actual game?

Not really, but I really liked Far Cry 3, so I do have good hopes for 4.
 
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