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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Launch Pricing and Preorder Bonus
27. Re: Elite: Dangerous Launch Pricing and Preorder Bonus Sep 12, 2014, 16:16 Creston
 
ItBurn wrote on Sep 12, 2014, 13:12:
Wow. Way too early to release this... Must be extremely feature light... Or... I'll be amazed.

They're out of money, so they kinda have to. There was an article, I think blue linked it, couple of days or a week or so ago that Frontier was in the red.
 
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News Comments > Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B?
170. Re: Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B? Sep 12, 2014, 12:58 Creston
 
Btw, this is big enough news that the Wall Street journal did about an entire page's worth of article on it, and they are saying that the "fans" (or at least the two they talked to, most likely) are NOT happy with the news of Minecraft soon being owned by the biggest corporate overlord possible.

And then, of course, someone had to go talk to Michael Fucking Pachter, and the moronic dipshit actually said "This will be awesome. There is no way Microsoft will mess this up."

How can someone be an analyst while he is wrong about everything literally EVERY SINGLE TIME? He must really suck some mean cock.
 
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News Comments > PC GTA5 in January
33. Re: PC GTA5 in January Sep 12, 2014, 12:55 Creston
 
Beamer wrote on Sep 12, 2014, 12:49:
You're Rockstar. You give exactly zero shits about the PC. Do you hold up the next-gen releases till past Christmas to make sure they get launched at the same time as the PC rel ... hahahahahahahahaaaaaa!

You're Rockstar.

Quite frankly, I'm glad we're getting a PC version at all. If it actually runs well, I'll be extremely happy.

Now for some modding genius to make an actual Realistic Driving mod, and I will play this thing for a hojillion hours, just driving my Sesto Elemento through shitty LA traffic.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent
55. Re: Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent Sep 12, 2014, 12:52 Creston
 
Prez wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 23:04:
I just don't have the heart to tell him at the rate it's progressing he and I will be in a geriatric home before it ships.

At least you'll have plenty of time to play it then.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
7. Re: On Sale Sep 12, 2014, 12:46 Creston
 
Rossini wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 22:30:
At 5 bucks for the base game and 10 for the game plus DLC, is Kingdoms of Amalur worth it? and who actually gets paid since 38 Studio's has been dead for a while?

EA, probably.
 
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News Comments > Dying Light Early
20. Re: Dying Light Early Sep 12, 2014, 12:38 Creston
 
I dunno, I think this looks pretty fucking awesome, and I'm excited for out. Not sure that releasing right on the same day as the PC version of GTA5 is all that smart, though...
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
1. How to get a job in computer security Sep 12, 2014, 12:34 Creston
 
- Read every single article ever written about computer security, ever.
- Study up on everything from virusses, anti-virus software, malware, firewalls, Ironport, Websense etc.
- Get certified as a security engineer.
- get job
- continue having to read every single article ever written on security and bypassing security, until you're so sick of it just the word security makes you vomit.
- Attend every "hacker" conference in existence
- Have all your efforts defeated because of one fucking HR user who can't be bothered to abide by network security standards.
- Get your ass roasted by senior management because obviously it was YOUR fault, not the useless HR toadie.

You couldn't fucking pay me enough to work in security.


 
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News Comments > AU Game Price Inflation
8. Re: AU Game Price Inflation Sep 12, 2014, 12:30 Creston
 
"Why? Because FUCK YOU, that's why!"

- basically any game publisher ever.
 
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News Comments > PC GTA5 in January
26. Re: PC GTA5 in January Sep 12, 2014, 12:20 Creston
 
You like how we made you wait a year? Here, wait another two months.

Also, every single game ever made is now being released on November 18th. WTF?

It does look awesome, though. Sandy Shores is amazing.

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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Unity Trailer
3. Re: Assassin's Creed Unity Trailer Sep 11, 2014, 16:30 Creston
 
I like the idea of co-op missions, but every single thing in this video was just Bog.Standard.AC.101.

We should just start referring to this as Assassin of Duty.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
8. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 11, 2014, 15:56 Creston
 
I gotta admit, Forza Horizon 2 looks fucking great.

Too bad it's on a system I have no intention of buying.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent
32. Re: Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent Sep 11, 2014, 15:55 Creston
 
The Half Elf wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 15:22:

Even comes with a Kilrathi Co-Pilot

I want my very own Hobbes.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent
26. Re: Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent Sep 11, 2014, 14:53 Creston
 
Yeah, seeing that F as an R and doing a rapid double take was quite a shock to the system...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 11, 2014, 13:44 Creston
 
nin wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 09:44:



QFT!
 
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News Comments > Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B?
147. Re: Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B? Sep 10, 2014, 18:35 Creston
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Sep 10, 2014, 18:17:
Market value is different from capital value. But considering the other pies that they've got their fingers in? They could easily have ~200B in cash value assets as it sits right now. Usually when a company is selling, the market value is halved or cut down to 1/3 of the actual value.

Valve? How on earth do you think Valve has 200 billion dollars in assets? Again, their biggest money producer (probably their only money producer, unless you count TF2 hats) made 1.5 billion dollars in revenue last year. Even if you said that Steam has made 1.5 billion dollars every year AND that Steam ran at 100% profit, it would have to have been in existence for 130+ years.

I'm not being a smartass (or not trying to be ), but I just can't understand why you think Valve has so much money?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
39. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 10, 2014, 17:37 Creston
 
Yeah my produce in Tulsa is pretty cheap, but not THAT cheap.

But even so, I'd rather spend more and make my own stuff and know what's in it and that it's mostly healthy vs buying a jar or box of whatever and seeing that there's 4000 mg of Sodium in it...
 
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News Comments > Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B?
134. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 10, 2014, 17:32 Creston
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Sep 10, 2014, 17:25:
Wish I could find the statement, but it was more along the lines of he could buy either EA or MS with the current capital that valve has. Where as MS or EA would require asset offloading plus stock trades to make it happen, and as many people know--cash is still king. So are physical assets with purchases.

What? As of May 2014 (first link I could find, I'm lazy), Microsoft's market value was $343.82 billion. Do you seriously think Valve has 350 BILLION dollars in cash lying around? Steam made 1.5 billion dollars in revenue last year. I know it makes them insane amounts of money, but we're still talking massive levels of difference here.

MS probably has enough cash to buy Valve, IF Gabe was interested in selling, but he's never given any kind of indication that he was, nor that he'd be amenable to MS taking over and, undoubtedly, completely fucking ruining Steam.
 
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News Comments > Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B?
132. Re: Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B? Sep 10, 2014, 17:25 Creston
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 10, 2014, 15:17:
Well, this thread exploded in a hurry. Why would a simple business acquisition inspire such discussion?


Slow day at work...
 
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News Comments > Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B?
81. Re: Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B? Sep 10, 2014, 14:43 Creston
 
Prez wrote on Sep 10, 2014, 14:39:
Is there anyone in the world besides maybe the Pope and the Dhali Lama who would say no to 2 billion dollars?

The Pope, seriously? He'd sell out for fifteen bucks.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
32. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 10, 2014, 14:40 Creston
 
I didn't realize the Ravens had actually cut Rice, and that the NFL FINALLY indefinitely suspended him.

So apparently, dragging an unconscious body out of an elevator when the only possible explanation is that you knocked her out: 2 games suspension.

Being caught knocking the woman out on tape so the NFL can't deny it any longer: Lose your job, suspended indefinitely.


Fuck Roger Goodell and every piece of shit owner in the NFL.
 
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