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News Comments > All Platform Battlefield Hardline Beta Coming
7. Re: All Platform Battlefield Hardline Beta Coming Jan 14, 2015, 16:28 Tumbler
 
Let's just move past this...thing, and talk about Battlefront.  
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News Comments > Roberts on Star Citizen in 2015: "No Finish Line"
76. Re: Roberts on Star Citizen in 2015: Jan 9, 2015, 15:36 Tumbler
 
Vall Forran wrote on Jan 8, 2015, 17:59:
They really need to just focus on making a game. Right now they have a pre-Alpha combat simulator with really shitty flight mechanics, buggy interfaces, and laughable control schemes. If you have a hotas setup, you need to set your rotary trims to dead center, or your ship will fly backwards. That was a fun one to figure out.

To anyone who's been watching the progress of the game your suggestion is laughable. They continue to rake in millions advertising and promoting the game at the same time they develop it so they should just keep doing what they are doing and laugh as they cross 100 million.



 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
5. Re: Morning Metaverse Dec 29, 2014, 14:41 Tumbler
 
I'm curious to know if The Interview's projected box office take was higher or lower than that download total.

I rented it at home and watched it and couldn't make it through the movie before falling asleep. I tried to finish it 2 night later and ran out of time at the end of rental period. So I ordered it again!

It's a really stupid movie that has a lot of funny moments in it. At no point was I ever interested in going to a theater to sit down and watch it and I'm surprised they only charged $6 for the rental on streaming.

I would not have been surprised if this movie finished it's opening weekened in the single digit millions assuming all this drama had never happened and they'd released it as planned so I hope that releasing it for rental at home was successful for them.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
7. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Dec 17, 2014, 16:52 Tumbler
 
Meh, The interview is a movie I'd rather watch at home. It looks funny but I don't want to go to the theater to see it.

Dumb and Dumber to is another one I'll catch at home one day.
 
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News Comments > Valve Apologizes as Hatred Greenlight Campaign Returns
80. Re: Valve Apologizes as Hatred Greenlight Campaign Returns Dec 17, 2014, 14:22 Tumbler
 
Good on Valve.

I don't have any plans to buy this game but I feel like all the people throwing their hat into the ring on how awful this game is are going to help it be a bigger success than it ever would have been.
 
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News Comments > The Crew Reviews Delay
20. Re: The Crew Reviews Delay Nov 25, 2014, 16:01 Tumbler
 
Something tells me this game is going to be fun to watch after release. Looking forward to all the Drama Ubi!

 
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News Comments > Game Cancellation Causes Double Fine Layoffs
9. Re: Game Cancellation Causes Double Fine Layoffs Nov 22, 2014, 19:24 Tumbler
 
12 people doesn't seem like that big a deal. It would be if they were making something I want to spend money on... Sadly the last thing they had was the kick starter project.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 21, 2014, 13:24 Tumbler
 
That's interesting. Letting people try the crew before launch isn't what I expected. Maybe it's better than I'm expecting. I'll give it a shot.  
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Refund Policy
42. Re: Elite: Dangerous Refund Policy Nov 20, 2014, 13:18 Tumbler
 
I expected this would be their policy. The game has been delivered to many who paid more all this time, would be hard to believe they'd offer a refund to people who'd been playing it up to now.

Will wait to see how people feel about the game once it's "released". I've been hesitant to jump in because of the elevated prices for beta and alpha so I look forward to being able to get in around $50.

 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
4. Re: Sunday Metaverse Nov 10, 2014, 09:44 Tumbler
 
This looks like a negotiating ploy.

This. It sounds like these services pay the same royalty no matter the music? Seems reasonable to argue for higher rates while the music is new if nothing else. How do radio stations pay for use of new songs like this? I would assume they pay for a certain amount of plays per hour? (day?) It's hard to say how many people are hearing it but I'd expect they see higher earnings than $1 for every 11,111 listeners.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 4, 2014, 13:44 Tumbler
 
I think I'd heard it's just one spot in the Campaign as well. Seems like some serious cherry picking if all they are talking about is one little section of the campaign goes below 60fps.

Maybe it's a constant problem, but I believe this all started from someone mentioning that hte PS4 version dropped below 60fps on a section of Seoul when you were throwing special grenades. On the xbox they just dropped the res to make sure it held 60fps.

I assume in MP it's just 60fps at 1080p the whole time? Seems like a silly thing to be reporting on if that is all there is.
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
8. Re: Morning Interviews Nov 4, 2014, 13:40 Tumbler
 
A recent movie comes to mind, Rampage. I've not heard anyone say that inspired mass shootings. I don't know why this game is any different. I'm interested to see what a reviewer has to say about it. I hope it's more than just grotesque killing, I'd heard that all that stuff is optional. It seems like a more extreme version of postal.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
18. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 3, 2014, 16:49 Tumbler
 
Found one! (And it's barely noticeable)

Xbox One vs PS4 Advanced Warfare

I have a real hard time seeing the difference, I think I see it in some shots but the lighting is slightly darker on the Xbox One version capture so it could just be my imagination.

There are a few shots taht seem slightly better on the ps4 but nothing that jumps out. Without these side by side video's I doubt anyone will notice.

I did notice some differences with lighting though, in one shot the xbox light would change on the gun so it was illuminated one second then it'd go black or very dark then back. Like it wasn't able to change the intensity of the lighting on the side of the gun but it could turn it on and off. On the PS4 the lighting on the side was just slowly changing the whole time like you'd expect from a fire. (a burning crate was the light source) That might be more of a bug than an actual graphical choice though.

I would say the ps4 looked better in a lot of shots but it was hard to see without having them side by side.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
15. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 3, 2014, 14:23 Tumbler
 
Haven't found any good comparison video's of the xbox one version and ps4 version on youtube. the only one I did find had the full screens of both smushed down so both fit on screen then the video was at 720p....how the fuck is that helpful!?

Each screen is 1080p, then you smoosh those down horizontally so you can see both in full in one 16x9 shot, then you upload that in 720p.

Someone must be making a good one...
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
7. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 3, 2014, 12:54 Tumbler
 
That's hilarious.

1360x1080? Jeez, I assume the PS4 runs at 1920x1080?

Are we going to have another media blitz about how resolution doesn't matter and it all looks fine? (IE make sure you don't piss off MS!)
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
3. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 31, 2014, 15:33 Tumbler
 
The fire phone is basically a Kindle phone right? Like it's all amazon all the time?

They should have just called it the Kindle Phone and charged $100 or $200 contract free, carrier free.

This move by them is just hilariously stupid considering the competition. The google Phone up to the nexus 5 was a better deal all around. If you're going to sign a deal with Att and pay $200 you can get a way better phone that runs off google stuff.

The free prime membership at least made me curious enough to look, but it took about two seconds to close the window and move on.
 
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News Comments > WildStar Realm Transfers
5. Re: WildStar Realm Transfers Oct 29, 2014, 13:06 Tumbler
 
Heh, just went over the website to check for a F2P option. There isn't one. How this game launched without a F2P option is bizarre to me.

You'd think going to the website would have some offer of a free trial at least, a week or something. Nada. Pay us $60 to try the game! It's a fucking online game that won't work without a constant internet connection directly to them.

How does it make any sense not to offer at least a free trial!?
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen at $59M
4. Re: Star Citizen at $59M Oct 29, 2014, 12:58 Tumbler
 
edaciousx wrote on Oct 29, 2014, 12:43:
just release the game already....

Heh...heheheh.

I do worry that these guys will burn out fan patience with how much they are showing all the time. It hasn't happened yet for me, with each month that passes something improves enough that I'm excited to fire up the game again. New Hangars, new ship models, new gun mechanics, it's no small feat to keep this process entertaining over such a long period of time.

I'd love to see how much money is going into all these trade show visits because it seems like a really robust advertising budget for this game. (Money well spent in my opinion)
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront in Holidays 2015
7. Re: Star Wars Battlefront in Holidays 2015 Oct 28, 2014, 20:15 Tumbler
 
Meh, I'd be cautiously optimistic about battlefront if they pulled the plug on hard-line...

Seems like a medal of Honor beta access deal is being planned. Buy this POS if you want to play battlefront!
 
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News Comments > Civilization: Beyond Earth Linux & OS X Status
1. Re: Civilization: Beyond Earth Linux & OS X Status Oct 28, 2014, 15:48 Tumbler
 
All I want them to do is colorize the tech web. The techs all look the same and if they just made the icons in color it would be SO much easier to understand.

The xenomass pools for example, make that a green icon that looks like the pools of ooze! That weird dead insect thing with yellow legs, a major resource, make that hte same color on the icons!
 
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