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News Comments > Ubisoft on AMD & Assassin's Creed Unity
3. Re: Ubisoft on AMD & Assassin's Creed Unity Nov 12, 2014, 21:15 Creston
 
This should not affect the vast majority of PC players, as they simply suffer from the general shitty performance of our engine.  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
11. Re: Game Reviews Nov 12, 2014, 17:38 Creston
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 17:09:
Was there some management shakeout we're unaware of? I can't fathom why they'd start screwing up now otherwise.

Arrogance. Some assbiscuit in a suit somewhere always thinks he knows better than the filthy peasant customer, and things need to change because reasons, and why are we listening to the imbeciles in QA, etc etc etc. And then shit rapidly slides downhill again until the idiot leaves and gets a job at EA, and the next guy with slightly more sense comes in and makes a few good games until he inevitably also becomes an assbiscuit, and the whole circus repeats.

It's called the EA Corollary. Apparently working for a game publisher turns you into a giant fucking TOOL within a few years.
 
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P)
30. Re: Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P) Nov 12, 2014, 15:34 Creston
 
ForgedReality wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 11:55:
Creston wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 11:46:
True, but you have dozens of hours of FUN ahead of you getting it all back!
Did you ever grapple yourself to one of those propane canisters (the short stubby ones) and then shoot it? That's so awesome.

Hasn't everyone? That's my favorite way of gaining altitude before I start para-grappling my way around the island @ 90mph.
 
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P)
27. Re: Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P) Nov 12, 2014, 11:46 Creston
 
True, but you have dozens of hours of FUN ahead of you getting it all back!
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
4. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 12, 2014, 11:25 Creston
 
jimnms wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 04:39:
I haven't played any of the Dragon Age games. I've never been a big fan of action RPG types, but it does have the pause/tactical view like the old Infinity Engine games. I've heard so many good things about it, I almost picked up Origins during the past few Steam sales, but ended up passing. I did grab it while it was free on Origin though.

One of the earlier videos of Inquisition made the game look interesting, but still something I'd pick up later on sale if/when I ever get around to playing DA:O. Then I saw some game play footage a day or so ago and the combat animations are goofy. It looks more like dancing than fighting. The mages twirl their staff around, turn their back and shoot spells and shit over their shoulder, and the fighters do all this stupid looking jumping, spinning moves. I hope those are placeholder animations, because honestly don't think I could play it if I had to watch that.

No, sadly that's how the game is, because the ADD generation loved that about DA2...
 
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P)
24. Re: Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P) Nov 12, 2014, 11:23 Creston
 
ForgedReality wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 11:20:
It's nice to see PC at the beginning instead of the end of the release platforms.

That reminds me, I should get back into JC2. Great fun. I wish I could reset the map though, or at least just the offshore oil rigs. Those were super fun to complete, but there weren't enough of them.

You can just start a new game. The initial mission takes like 15 minutes to complete, after which the entire map is open and ready for mayhem.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
11. Re: On Sale Nov 12, 2014, 11:07 Creston
 
Prez wrote on Nov 11, 2014, 23:28:
Elf Shot The Food wrote on Nov 11, 2014, 20:36:
I was just about to buy Rogue Legacy on Humble Bundle at 75% off, but I believe I'll go for the higher discount on Steam instead.

I said "Oh - Rogue Legacy! Been meaning to buy that! Well, no better time than on a sale. What? I already own it? What is happening to me?!?"

Steam now just adds every new release to your account automatically.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: 343 apologises for Halo Master Chief issues Nov 12, 2014, 11:04 Creston
 
nin wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 10:45:
Creston wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 10:42:
"Yeah, so shit doesn't work, but hey. WE GOT YOUR MONEY! HAHAHAHAHAHA!

Totally read that in an Angry Joe voice (perhaps when he dresses as Cobra Commander).


It's pretty telling when Joe's Cobra Commander is probably the most honest person in the entire fucking game industry.
 
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P)
22. Re: Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P) Nov 12, 2014, 11:02 Creston
 
harlock wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 09:58:
another thing that is awesome about JC2 is how super good the performance is, considering how good it looks and how the physics and destruction turn out... its not only one of the most fun games of all time, its also one of the best engines ive ever seen for a sandbox game

i cant wait for JC3, i wish they had waited until it was only a month away because now im gonna be thinking about it constantly for like a year

I think they kinda had to reveal something or risk all the negative rumors killing their game before it ever got started.

Agree with the engine, though, it is magnificent. It still looks gorgeous, it runs at a billion frames per second with everything maxed out, and there is simply NO LOADING once it's underway, except when it needs to do a cutscene. It's incredible.

I don't think any game has ever had me laugh out loud at pure "what the FUCK just happened? " moments as Just Cause 2 did.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. 343 apologises for Halo Master Chief issues Nov 12, 2014, 10:42 Creston
 
"Yeah, so shit doesn't work, but hey. WE GOT YOUR MONEY! HAHAHAHAHAHA!

"Testing? Why do we need testing? Fuck that. Release it, and we'll see about maybe fixing it later."

The industry is collectively jizzing itself at the thought of Early Access just becoming the norm.
 
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News Comments > Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Free Ultimate Vault Hunter Plans
3. Re: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Free Ultimate Vault Hunter Plans Nov 12, 2014, 10:40 Creston
 
Eh, if you add it into BL2 after the fact, I would expect it to be in BL 2.5 from the start...

 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
4. Re: Game Reviews Nov 12, 2014, 10:27 Creston
 
Yeah, they are RAPIDLY running back towards the "Fuck these guys" side of the teeter-totter.

Way to fuck up the goodwill you've built there, Ubi. I'm getting your next games Far Cry 4 when it's on sale for five bucks. Enjoy the cup of coffee.

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News Comments > Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Free Ultimate Vault Hunter Plans
1. Re: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Free Ultimate Vault Hunter Plans Nov 12, 2014, 10:17 Creston
 
That wasn't in the game to begin with? Odd...
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
20. Re: Game Reviews Nov 12, 2014, 00:54 Creston
 
Redmask wrote on Nov 11, 2014, 22:46:
Just to remind everyone, this is what DA2 got in terms of reviews

http://i.imgur.com/4uVna95.png

So I would wait to see what users have to say.

I think EA spent fifteen times the total amount of the entire development budget of the game on buying review scores for DA2... Which seems roughly in line with how they typically spend their money.

 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Unity Reviews
9. Re: Assassin's Creed Unity Reviews Nov 12, 2014, 00:51 Creston
 
NKD wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 00:00:
I have a 4.2GHz i7-3970K six-core processor and three Titans and I can't get anywhere near a steady 60fps with everything maxed at 1440p.

Holy shit, that is some truly fucking terrible coding.

I imagine there's a few bugs involved there though, rather than just performance scaling. Because changing settings, for me, doesn't really improve my framerate.

Yeah that has to be some kind of code loop somewhere that just destroys performance. (Or, as Egosoft calls it: "Every other line!" HEYYYYOOOO!)

It's still fucking terrible though, especially seeing as how the consoles are reportedly also running like shit. So the amount of testing apparently done on this game was... I'm gonna guess -15%?

Ubisoft is quickly going down the crapper again. First Watch Dogs, now this... If FC4 also sucks performance wise they're not going to have fun weathering the PR shitstorm.

 
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P)
10. Re: Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P) Nov 11, 2014, 22:23 Creston
 
Fuck yeah, homies!

But please for the love of God put an indestructable grapple option in there. The game was a hundred times more fun with an indestructable grapple, and the one mod that everyone used to get it was broken with the latest patch.

Grappling passenger jets to random boats never got old.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
16. Re: Game Reviews Nov 11, 2014, 22:19 Creston
 
Beamer wrote on Nov 11, 2014, 18:26:
Crysis being about a 90-91 feels right to me.

Crysis would have been worth a 90. PC Gamer gave it a 98. It's still the highest scoring game they ever reviewed, a spot it shares with (IIRC) Alpha Centauri.


But yes, from what I understand, DA2 really has no right being mid 90s. Again, someone may love it, but the odds that that someone is also the writer for a major magazine seems unlikely.

This was deep in the midst of their "OMG IT'S EA, QUICK, BLOW SUNSHINE UP ITS ASS!" phase. The phase where they also, for example, did an entire editorial about how they were going to be firm about the new wave of DRM that was hitting PC Games (SecuROM with limited installs, and having to beg for more installations was just starting to show up), would mention it if games were crippled by it, and would adjust scores to show that it was a game with shitty DRM.

And then Spore came out, and they "forgot" to mention it on their way to give Spore an "editor's choice." (SPORE! One of the worst fucking games to ever disgrace the PC.) Whatever her name was who was editor at the time gave some asinine explanation to try to justify that omission, and quickly quit her job after. Maybe she realized how ridiculous they'd become.


DA3 sounds like they learned from both prior games.

One more week and some 50-100ish hours and we'll know for sure.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. YEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!! Nov 11, 2014, 17:57 Creston
 
Just Cause 3 Confirmed!!!!!

Lots More Info
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 11, 2014, 17:51 Creston
 
Dammit, my german isn't that technical. Eraser, please translate that entire DA:I benchmarks article, 'mkay?
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
13. Re: Game Reviews Nov 11, 2014, 17:50 Creston
 
Avoiding gamespot reviews paid advertisements is a smart suggestion, period.
 
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