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Signed On May 28, 2003, 23:35
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News Comments > 64-Bit PC Dead Rising 3 Confirmed
27. Re: 64-Bit PC Dead Rising 3 Confirmed Jun 5, 2014, 20:45 HorrorScope
 
ViRGE wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 18:43:
descender wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 12:30:
6GB of ram minimum?!? For that fuzzy, dated looking garbage?

God damn programmers have gotten fucking lazy.
It's a game built for a console with 8GB of RAM. Don't be surprised when your PC needs as much (or more) resources than a console to play console ports.

This. We should be expecting this.
 
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News Comments > The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Trailer
3. Re: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Trailer Jun 5, 2014, 20:35 HorrorScope
 
If that was Ethan Carter he was killed by the old dude on the trial with a steel crank.

And if it wasn't for you kids and that dog who saw the youtube video of me doing it... I would have gotten away with it.
 
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News Comments > Steam FAQ Adds Early Access Caveat
12. Re: Steam FAQ Adds Early Access Caveat Jun 5, 2014, 15:55 HorrorScope
 
Read. And if you want to buy, buy. If you don't feel right, don't buy.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
12. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jun 5, 2014, 15:44 HorrorScope
 
Anybody sporting one of these kind yet? Extra-wides? Been eyeballing that over a std 16:9 with higher rez:

X-Wide
 
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News Comments > 64-Bit PC Dead Rising 3 Confirmed
17. Re: 64-Bit PC Dead Rising 3 Confirmed Jun 5, 2014, 15:24 HorrorScope
 
1:46 puts a little smile on my face.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
7. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jun 5, 2014, 11:59 HorrorScope
 
Interesting Linux Benches. Ouch Nvidia.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
6. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jun 5, 2014, 11:44 HorrorScope
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 10:23:
HorrorScope wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 09:54:
Story has me confused he talks up 4K but is using a 1440P monitor.

"Asus’ latest 4K monitor, the PB287Q" - It's not 4K.

I did a search and another article is talking about this model being 4K. But both Amazon and New Egg have this monitor at 1440P.

ASUS PB287Q, LED-Monitor
3840x2160 Pixel
699€

You look at the wrong stores ,)

And if you were really curious.. well there is the official site
https://www.asus.com/Monitors_Projectors/PB287Q/

I figured something was up, what happens when I searched is both those places took me to 278 vs 287, no heads up or nothing. So it was in details. Thanks for clearing that up for me. (Yep Beamer)

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News Comments > Why World of Darkness Went Dark
6. Re: Why World of Darkness Went Dark Jun 5, 2014, 11:42 HorrorScope
 
Primalchrome wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 10:54:
Prince of Persia, Assasin's Creed, or Titanfall style wall walking and terrain traversal would have been (and might still be?) revolutionary in MMOs. Climbing some ladders (AoC), Flying Mounts (WoW), or wings (Aeon) are all implemented to give greater mobility....but I'd love to see truly interactive terrain ala EQL via grappling hooks or the like.

The Superhero MMO's all have things like this, so much for the revolution.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
2. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jun 5, 2014, 09:54 HorrorScope
 
Story has me confused he talks up 4K but is using a 1440P monitor.

"Asus’ latest 4K monitor, the PB287Q" - It's not 4K.

I did a search and another article is talking about this model being 4K. But both Amazon and New Egg have this monitor at 1440P.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
1. Re: etc., etc. Jun 4, 2014, 22:00 HorrorScope
 
Quite a list of recent hires...

Holtman is one of the more high-profile hires at Oculus, but he's far from alone. In fact, the company has been on a real tear lately, picking up personnel from Valve, Google, Electronic Arts, 343 Studios, id Software, Bungie and several others. At least 17 have joined up just since March:

Neil Konzen, former engineer at Valve and one of the original Microsoft employees
Brian Hook, former engineer at RAD (Telemetry) and the original author of 3Dfx Glide
Adrian Wong, former lead systems engineer at Google[x] (Glass)
Ian Field, former engineer at ARM and co-inventor of Cortex-M
Raul Corella, former head of supply chain at JawBone, Monster, and Leap Motion
Laura Fryer, former GM of Epic Seattle and WB Seattle
Paul Pedriana, former lead engineer at EA
David Moore, former engineer at RAD (Granny)
Kenneth Scott, former art director at 343 Studios (Halo 4)
Seneca Menard, former technical artist at id Software
Paul Pepera, former environment artist at Valve and 343 Studios
Brian Sharp, former engineer at Bungie
Aaron Nicholls, former engineer at Valve, 343 Studios, and Microsoft
Matt Alderman, former engineer at Valve and ArenaNet
Cass Everitt, former GPU architect and engineer at Nvidia
Ross O’Dwyer, former at head of development support at Havok
Douglas Lanman, former research scientist at Nvidia Research and MIT Media Lab

Other big-name executives at Oculus include id Software co-founder John Carmack, Quake and Half-Life developer Michael Abrash and former EA Vice President David DeMartini, the man who became famous in 2012 for saying that Steam sales cheapen intellectual property.
 
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News Comments > Crytek Announces HUNT: Horrors of the Gilded Age
21. Re: Game as a service Jun 3, 2014, 23:12 HorrorScope
 
Beamer wrote on Jun 3, 2014, 20:01:
HorrorScope wrote on Jun 3, 2014, 19:17:
MUGWUMP wrote on Jun 3, 2014, 17:42:
"Games-as-a-service"


"Not-a-Fucking-Chance"

Yeah those words never would come out of a game designer or developer. Just front office suits. They should know better than ever trying to sell entertainment with such business words.

Someone has never been to GDC.

True. Sad though, but there's all types, plenty of games I play, I'm sure those words are never said.
 
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News Comments > Crytek Announces HUNT: Horrors of the Gilded Age
17. Re: Game as a service Jun 3, 2014, 19:17 HorrorScope
 
MUGWUMP wrote on Jun 3, 2014, 17:42:
"Games-as-a-service"


"Not-a-Fucking-Chance"

Yeah those words never would come out of a game designer or developer. Just front office suits. They should know better than ever trying to sell entertainment with such business words.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
3. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jun 3, 2014, 09:57 HorrorScope
 
Videocards already have DDR5 on them. I agree system ram has been over-hyped, just was willing to see what the diff was with DDR4 system memory and got a big blank with this article. "Dramatically Boosts Gaming Performance" and nothing, golf clap.  
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News Comments > Legend of Grimrock 2 in Alpha
4. Re: Legend of Grimrock 2 in Alpha Jun 2, 2014, 23:55 HorrorScope
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
15. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jun 2, 2014, 21:53 HorrorScope
 
nin wrote on Jun 2, 2014, 21:17:
He's buying high bitrate audio/video and then ripping to a lower bitrate (thus taking 25-40+ gig of data down to 5 gig)? Might as well stick with dvds if you're going to do that...

That's like buying a cd and then making 128 mp3s out of it...

Yep the videophiles are going nutso because streaming etc is destroying the finer details in which they are all about.
 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Saved Game Bug
5. Re: Watch Dogs Saved Game Bug Jun 2, 2014, 21:49 HorrorScope
 
Need a good industry article about the state of the cloud and gaming and what beyond some basic saving has it done for us?  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
13. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jun 2, 2014, 21:05 HorrorScope
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jun 2, 2014, 19:29:
To me blu-ray discs didn't even exist until I knew for a fact that I could rip them. Discs... Discs are so 19th century. I rip my bought blurays to 1080p h.264 encodes sized about 5gb and have them sit on my NAS and stream them to my TV.. the future!.. And the future does not involve discs if I can help it

But wait, you are still buying/renting the disc to begin with. I can't see how you see buying a BR and using a player as archaic, you have to buy/rip/keep storage/make sure it's all working, etc. Not that what you do is a bad, but I see a very healthy counterpoint of someone just buying the disc and using a player. Simple.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
1. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jun 2, 2014, 20:51 HorrorScope
 
Nothing in there shows any game boost performance. It talks about memory boosts, but we'll have to wait and see what it really means in real world gaming.  
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News Comments > Homefront: The Revolution Announced
46. Re: Homefront: The Revolution Announced Jun 2, 2014, 19:33 HorrorScope
 
Ludomancer wrote on Jun 2, 2014, 16:33:
Welcome to the 1980s!

China has owned us for a very long time, and they have so thoroughly rooted our networks for more than a decade that the flip of a switch is the only step remaining.

They represent 1.3 trillion of a 17 trillion debt.

I hope and pray they flip the switch, it will be a huge win for the american worker. Flip it, we'll flip them off on the debt, jobs will instantly be needed in the states. Do it, because we should have never farmed out to commies in the first place. That was the whole reason not to do business with them. The Gov't was right on this one, but industry won out, cheap labor at the cost of our own.
 
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News Comments > WildStar Head Start Underway
35. Re: WildStar Head Start Underway Jun 2, 2014, 16:59 HorrorScope
 
Sempai wrote on Jun 2, 2014, 16:42:
Hey, It's all good! You keep on supporting the cunts on your site Blue!

Sincerely Fuck you.

Tyrant. Like we aren't allowed to have our own opinions. Look at yourself first, improve and then come back. I didn't get to read your removed comments, but if what I write hurts, too bad. I'm a critic and I don't give any game/genre a free pass.

We very well could be jaded gamers, the industry was somewhat like this prior to FPS/Mouselook. We get bored with the same ole. Quality VR can't get here fast enough.
 
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