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News Comments > Space Marine Exterminatus DLC Released
1. Re: Space Marine Exterminatus DLC Released Oct 25, 2011, 20:39 Tumbler
 
Add Terminators or GTFO.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Battlefield 3
57. Re: Ships Ahoy - Battlefield 3 Oct 25, 2011, 16:02 Tumbler
 
Anyone tried using a controller with the game? Does it work by default with everything?  
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Reviews
71. Re: Battlefield 3 Reviews Oct 24, 2011, 19:49 Tumbler
 
Teddy wrote on Oct 24, 2011, 19:31:

No, you do not assume the role of the pilot in that mission. Apparently you simply failed to understand it. The other guy is the pilot, YOU are the weapons officer responsible for handling... you guessed it, the weapons.

Does anyone know if this back seat position is available in MP?
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Reviews
19. Re: Battlefield 3 Reviews Oct 24, 2011, 12:49 Tumbler
 
This youtube channel shows some outstanding video of gameplay. It's a walkthrough starting from the beginning and the SP side of this game looks like something people are going to love. HD quality, definitely worth the watch...but be warned, it will spoil the game for you. There are 11 parts so if you're definitely waiting on the game maybe you don't care, but if you're going to buy this tommorrow then probably don't watch this:

SPOILERS

http://www.youtube.com/user/TheMediaCows#p/u/13/jrM7eQPXbNs

SPOILERS

I'm wondering if I'll even play the SP side after watching these video's. I highly recommend watching part 4 if nothing else. It's the (first?) jet mission and it's amazing.

Edit: I'm shocked that reviews are harping on the SP like it's not "good". It's as good as all the CoD stuff we see each year and people obviously love that so I would expect that a lot of CoD players will be happy to play through BF3. The graphics certainly bitch slap CoD across the face. It's literally the same formula that CoD uses with a fresh coat of paint. What's not to love about that airstrike mission?

Judged on it's own I can't see how the SP side isn't going to run circles around MW3's SP campaign. DICE seemed to be aiming for a better CoD experience since E3 and this looks to be exactly that...

Reviewers are weird...

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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Community Town Hall Summit
27. Re: Battlefield 3 Community Town Hall Summit Oct 24, 2011, 00:33 Tumbler
 
If you want to spoil the shit out of this game there is an excellent set of lets play videosin HD! I've watched the first 6 bids, 4 was the jet mission in full!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrM7eQPXbNs

The guy doesn't talk much either!

 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Community Town Hall Summit
9. Re: Battlefield 3 Community Town Hall Summit Oct 23, 2011, 18:08 Tumbler
 
To be fair, this is an amazing trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7GVSx7yMaA

I feel like the Singleplayer game is going to be outstanding, it looks like that is where they put the most time. The MP is a significant part of this game for me so my main concerns are there.

The jet scenes in this trailer and nothing short of magical.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Community Town Hall Summit
5. Re: Battlefield 3 Community Town Hall Summit Oct 23, 2011, 17:19 Tumbler
 
They're going to make millions. Of course it will be.

They've spent millions, probably more than they'll make on Tuesday.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Community Town Hall Summit
3. Re: Battlefield 3 Community Town Hall Summit Oct 23, 2011, 17:01 Tumbler
 
I'll be shocked if Tuesday is a good day at DICE or EA.  
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News Comments > Free Diablo III with World of Warcraft Annual Pass
17. Re: Free Diablo III with World of Warcraft Annual Pass Oct 21, 2011, 22:14 Tumbler
 
This is a really smart move.. But I don't know why anyone outside of PR/press uses the word 'free' to describe a 144? Dollar expense...

That is what I was looking for. $144 hunh. That is a lot. I guess if you're going to play wow for a year there is no reason not to get the newest game free. Smart marketing move. Assuming you already wanted to buy Diablo 3 you're looking at $65 so that means you could get a year of WoW for $79 with purchase of Diablo 3.
 
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News Comments > Orcs Must Die! DLC Next Week
8. Re: Orcs Must Die! DLC Next Week Oct 21, 2011, 12:37 Tumbler
 
Cmon man, I hate ripoff DLC's also but not only do you get alot of content in the original for $15 bucks but $2.50 for a few items and upgrades isn't much to ask from these guys.

They put out a solid game for cheap, and the dlc content isn't too bad, I'll bite and support them, and more important, have fun doing it.

This is a $10 game if the buyer feels generous. At $15 they should be offering this DLC free of charge to existing owners and dropping the price on the core game to account for the DLC purchase for new buyers.

This game is overpriced. Adding DLC for free would work to bring it more in line with a fair price.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 3 Early Access Demo in January
4. Re: Mass Effect 3 Early Access Demo in January Oct 21, 2011, 12:07 Tumbler
 
Meh, doesn't make buying BF3 look any better than it did before. ME3 was a pre-order for me until recently. That MP mode announcement was the deal breaker for me. I've been a little concerned about the game being the open world style system we've seen in the past. I don't understand how they're going to do that when you start out with the earth being attacked... It seems more likely that ME3 is going to turn into a very narrow storyline that has you following a path rather than exploring a galaxy. I have no idea what they are really doing behind the scenes but I don't want to buy it at launch because of this concern. ME3 isn't the type of game I even want a demo for, give me the full game. I don't want to play part of it then stop and wait for a few weeks.

If they'd attached the MP side of the game to BF3 that might be interesting if they'd show some gameplay that looked fun. Heck ship the full MP game a month early and make it all downloadable for people with this code.

Everything I see coming from EA is off the mark. They could combine products like this in a way consumers would like but they can't seem to every connect the dots and do something that makes your product look like a stronger purchase. EA is acting like their shit doesn't stink and they don't have to make any effort to entice customers. As a longtime BF player I find myself speechless a week before BF3 comes out. Not buying that and I still can't believe I'm saying that. How do you screw that up when you've made so many BF games up to now? WTF.
 
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News Comments > Orcs Must Die! DLC Next Week
1. Re: Orcs Must Die! DLC Next Week Oct 21, 2011, 11:45 Tumbler
 
Oh nice, that $15 price tag doesn't seem so bad now maybe I'll pick this up! ...wait, they want you to pay an additional $2.50?

LOL. Lemme just go check what i can get from Redbox. $2 gets me 2 days (today and tommorrow) with Resistance...Dark Souls (already have this one), NBA 2K12, Assault Horizon and many other games. In what world does this game deserve $15 when I'm probably going to beat it in one day and then you pay another $2.50 for additional content?!

Paying $15 should have prepaid for about 5 dlc packs with this game.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
3. Re: Evening Consolidation Oct 20, 2011, 22:58 Tumbler
 
Warner Bros. has missed the ball with the Batman: Arkham City. Many fans who picked up the Collector's Edition have been reporting a number of serious issues. PS3 owners were promised a copy of the animated movie, "Batman: Gotham Knight" on Blu-ray, but they only received it on DVD. The four collectible cards and Catwoman unlock code are simply not included in the package, while the Robin DLC redeem code is not working at all.

...it's a serious issue when your game doesn't work. I doubt these little hickups are going to stop anyone from buying and enjoying the game.
 
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News Comments > New Dawn of War II: Retribution DLC
9. Re: New Dawn of War II: Retribution DLC Oct 20, 2011, 17:31 Tumbler
 
you build bases in company of heroes? have you even played it? daw2 has nothing to do with coh, other than tales of velure. coh and coh: opposing front, where of the same high quality as dawn of war 1, and have absolutely none of the dumbed down shenanigans as daw2. daw2 might as well be a flash game it's so mindless.

Was thinking the same thing, it's dirty pool to say if you like CoH you'll like DoW2. The company is the same that made both games and there are a few mechanics borrowed from CoH but it's definitely not CoH in the WH40K universe. My god I wish it was though.
 
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News Comments > New Dawn of War II: Retribution DLC
2. Re: New Dawn of War II: Retribution DLC Oct 20, 2011, 13:13 Tumbler
 
Is this game any good? I haven't played any of the series.

Way more bang for your buck with the first Dawn of War and expansions.

I bought DoW2 at full price and was frustrated with that price. I waited until the first expansion was half off, $20 and that felt like a bad purchase. I bought retribution at launch because I was too lazy to cancel my pre-order on steam and I don't think I've ever played it. (played a few games in beta and just thought it was horribly boring)
DoW2 is an ok game but I think you'll find it tedious and boring very quickly. I don't know why they keep adding these content packs. They are tempting, or where, until you play the game. Ooooh that looks nice, maybe I'll fire it up for a few games....oh right, that is why I don't play this anymore. Thanx but no thanx.
 
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News Comments > CCP Layoffs
1. Re: CCP Layoffs Oct 19, 2011, 20:32 Tumbler
 
That sucks. I'm surprised we are not seeing Dust 514 this holiday season...I feel like they announced it in 2009 at e3...no? Maybe a bit later but looking at youtube they definitely were showing the game off in 2009...why isn't that done already?  
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News Comments > Mojang Wins Scrolls Injunction
12. Re: Mojang Wins Scrolls Injunction Oct 18, 2011, 14:38 Tumbler
 
I don't see why the Trademark system has to be so ridiculous that someone with a game called "The Elder Scrolls" has to worry about their game if someone wants to make a game called "Scrolls". These trademarks shouldn't overlap. One is a pc card game and one is an RPG? I don't see this being a problem even if notch decided to change the game and make it a First person RPG set in a fantasy realm.

Nobody is going to confuse "Scrolls" with "The Elder Scrolls". Fix the stupid trademark laws so there is no argument about needing to defend your trademark.
 
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News Comments > Sledgehammer's CoD "Probably" Cancelled
3. Re: Sledgehammer's CoD "Probably" Cancelled Oct 18, 2011, 14:33 Tumbler
 
WHAT!? But you can never have enough CALL OF DUTY!!!! NEVER!!!!

That latest trailer, Redemption, didn't do the game any favors in my opinion. The game looked better showing the actual gameplay back in E3. The guys going after the sub and eventually being picked up in the water was pretty impressive but watching that trailer makes the game look considerably worse than what we saw at E3.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
5. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 17, 2011, 16:31 Tumbler
 
I watched the Dark Souls 90 min speed run last night and realized a few things that are very important. First I've spend 20 hours in the game and this guy showed me areas in the first 10 min I didn't know about yet. Second, speed is key to success. I've been wearing leather armor which I assumed allowed me to still be very agile but watching him made me realize that you can basically run past most enemies with ease as long as you are wearing the lightest armor.

I tried fighting the giant wolf maybe 6 times and kept dieing with him still at 50% health. Moved over to the lighter armor, had an easier time running through the forest and beat the wolf in 2 tries. (almost killed him on the first but got cocky and he stabbed the shit out of me) I gave up on trying to fight him up close, a sorcerer is better using a shield and backing away from the wolf while firing soul arrows. Worked like a charm! Can't wait to tear through a few more levels. Also came to realize how important vitality is. I hadn't put anything into that and getting hit is almost always a death sentence. Seeing how much more this guy was able to survive because of more health bar made me drop a lot more souls into that stat and I think the game is going to be a lot more fun between that and the faster movement.
 
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News Comments > DICE: Battlefield 3 Beta "Mission Accomplished"
11. Re: DICE: Battlefield 3 Beta "Mission Accomplished" Oct 17, 2011, 11:46 Tumbler
 
Not buying this at launch. Maybe they wanted to make sure only fanboys played it for the first month? If you're willing to buy this at launch I cringe at the turd they'll try and push out next. Maybe they should sell bf4 a few months from now. You don't get anything but a box...I wonder if the folks buying bf3 will pick that up as well.  
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