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Signed On Feb 6, 2004, 13:18
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News Comments > Star Citizen Asset Leak
11. Re: Star Citizen Asset Leak May 25, 2015, 16:17 Kajetan
 
jdreyer wrote on May 25, 2015, 16:04:
There are a few exceptions, like the Borg ships or maybe the Sulaco, but usually space ships are designs that don't take the 3D nature of space in mind.
Its because the designers of those ship think only in two dimensions. How many shooters do you know with explicit vertical level design? Not many, because most gamers do not like levels, where they are forced to look up or down.

We are children of the savanna. Our ancestors developed in the vast planes of ancient africa. We humans prefer flat
 
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News Comments > Need for Speed Reboot This Autumn
6. Re: Need for Speed Reboot This Autumn May 21, 2015, 13:39 Kajetan
 
How do you "reboot" a game series, which has no storyline, no narration, no "lore" and no tradition whatsoever? Everything you can do with arcade racing games has already been done with NfS over the years. What's there to reboot i wonder?

Or, silly me, maybe i took some stupid marketing blurb too serious
 
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News Comments > Take-Two Suing BBC Over GTA Movie
3. Re: Take-Two Suing BBC Over GTA Movie May 21, 2015, 11:30 Kajetan
 
mellis wrote on May 21, 2015, 11:12:
50/50 it goes Take-Two's way.
50/50? 0/100 concerning Take2 wishes. They cannot prevent a movie about GTA. They cannot prevent the movie using footage from the game. They cannot even prevent a movie about GTA, if GTA would have never been released. They just cant. They do not have the right to do so.
 
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News Comments > CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades
18. Re: CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades May 21, 2015, 09:57 Kajetan
 
Lord Tea wrote on May 21, 2015, 09:45:
Nope. Wrong. I don't understand. Plenty of games out there that are PC only and do/did extremely well. Wasteland 2 for example. And tons of other indie games.
No, you are right. You dont have to understand. But ...

inXile is a privately held indie studio. They do not need to go BIG. They are, like Larian, just fine in making a decent profit. CDP on the other hand, is publicly traded company. They have to report to investors who are only interested in a fast return of their investment. Therefore CDP has to produce a big multi-platform AAA game, because thats the way to make big money in a short term. CDP was (!) an indie game developer.
 
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News Comments > CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades
11. Re: CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades May 21, 2015, 09:41 Kajetan
 
InBlack wrote on May 21, 2015, 09:34:
Yeah, some people need to get over their entitled bullshit egos.
Where is entitlement? The game was announced using a specific look, which they couldnt deliver on the PC simultaneously with the console releases. But instead of informing their customers they said nothing and advertised with the old media. Where is this entitlement you speak of?

It's not like the bait and swtich of Aliens: Colonial Marines, far from it.
No, its not. And its not the point.
 
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News Comments > CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades
6. Re: CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades May 21, 2015, 09:26 Kajetan
 
Quboid wrote on May 21, 2015, 09:23:
I wonder if The Witcher 3: Enhanced Edition will be DX12.
Probably. Traditionally (if you want to call two games of a series a tradition) i'll buy Witcher games when the Enhanced Edition is released. Served me well in the past, will serve me well in the future.
 
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News Comments > CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades
2. Re: CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades May 21, 2015, 09:13 Kajetan
 
... but note that without the console editions, the game wouldn't exist at all.
This everyone does understand. Higher production costs make it necessary to widen the audience.

And yes, it is understandable, that a studio can be overwhelmed with the task to release specialised versions of the game for three different platforms at once. And therefore cuts have to be made. That is OK!

NOT OK is it to lie to your customers. To withhold this information, hoping that no one will notice, pretend that everything goes smoothly as planned and STILL ADVERTISE the game with media showing the old build. This is not ok!

 
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News Comments > 25,000 H1Z1 Bans
7. Re: 25,000 H1Z1 Bans May 20, 2015, 10:21 Kajetan
 
HorrorScope wrote on May 20, 2015, 10:06:
Kajetan wrote on May 20, 2015, 09:55:
Banning does not improve online gaming.
Banning cheaters to me in a game is an improvement.
And thats the problem. Instead of fixing bugs, companies just ban someone. Its cheap, it makes you feel good and it does not change a thing.
 
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News Comments > 25,000 H1Z1 Bans
4. Re: 25,000 H1Z1 Bans May 20, 2015, 09:55 Kajetan
 
Omni wrote on May 20, 2015, 08:52:
Not that I care too much but its good to see cheating scun gets bans.
Yeah, it does always feel good, when some cheater is getting banned, doesn't it ... but its utter and complete bullshit!

Banning does not improve online gaming. Fixing bugs and memory leaks does improve online gaming, not this crap. But this does cost money, so the devs and the publishers go the easy way. Catering to the righteous anger of the "honest" player, so nobody will notice that they do shit to fix security holes which are responsible for allowing cheats in the first place.
 
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News Comments > Take-Two Results: GTA5 Sells 52M Units
24. Re: Take-Two Results: GTA5 Sells 52M Units May 19, 2015, 05:45 Kajetan
 
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News Comments > Take-Two Results: GTA5 Sells 52M Units
23. Re: Take-Two Results: GTA5 Sells 52M Units May 19, 2015, 05:44 Kajetan
 
Quinn wrote on May 19, 2015, 05:22:
So, sure, it's their decision. It's my decision to complain about it. Trust me, those console gamers pay 60 dollars happily. Every time. Somehow.
No. They dont. A lot of them buy second hand games. In fact, so many console gamers do that, that Gamestop was able to restructure their business model around that.

I get it that you probably like TW3, i get that But your emotional connection blinds you. There are WAY more people who dont give a shit about this game at all. What are they to you?
 
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News Comments > Take-Two Results: GTA5 Sells 52M Units
20. Re: Take-Two Results: GTA5 Sells 52M Units May 19, 2015, 05:13 Kajetan
 
Quinn wrote on May 19, 2015, 05:01:
I know you're just kidding, but people with that attitude.. with that "I'll buy it when it's complete and it's in the bargain bin for 5 dollars" are truly worse than pirates.
Its their money, its their descision how they spend their money. You dont have a say in that. And no, they are not boycotting anything. They just dont feel that 50 bucks are justified. I dont feel that 200-300 bucks are justified for a smartphone. I buy used smartphones. My money, my descision.
 
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News Comments > Take-Two Results: GTA5 Sells 52M Units
18. Re: Take-Two Results: GTA5 Sells 52M Units May 19, 2015, 04:53 Kajetan
 
Quinn wrote on May 19, 2015, 04:49:
Oh, and also.. every reviewer confirms that the campaign is 100+ hours large so again.. please, just shut up with your "I'll buy it when it's complete".

*counts to ten before he slaps a colleague*
But ... the game IS complete with all DLC and addons
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
3. Re: Morning Metaverse May 14, 2015, 18:19 Kajetan
 
wtf_man wrote on May 14, 2015, 15:08:
I don't suppose "F**k You BBC As We laugh all the way to the bank" would be an appropriate title?
Maybe, but no money in the world can heal his hurt pride. He still has a big ego and getting fired from his own hugely successful show about someting he probably considers a small, unimportant "thing" ...
 
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News Comments > WoW Bot Bans
4. Re: Re: WoW Bot Bans May 14, 2015, 12:02 Kajetan
 
El Pit wrote on May 14, 2015, 11:13:
I heard the Obama government wanted to follow your idea, but Peter Molyneux asked the PotUS personally to not do it.
Peter DOES NOT LIE. He only tells the truth. Every day another one. Which is true. For that day.
 
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News Comments > Alien: Isolation Sales Disappoint
39. Re: Alien: Isolation Sales Disappoint May 11, 2015, 17:33 Kajetan
 
swaaye wrote on May 11, 2015, 17:22:
I guess the question is how much did it really cost?
Too much?

On the other hand, 2 mio. units sold may have been enough to make a decent profit, but SEGA thought there may be potential for more and therefore those sales were dissapointing?
 
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News Comments > Alien: Isolation Sales Disappoint
37. Re: Alien: Isolation Sales Disappoint May 11, 2015, 17:18 Kajetan
 
swaaye wrote on May 11, 2015, 17:08:
In other words a bleeding edge technology survival horror with a movie license, a lot of game content, motion captured animation, and professional voice work is an untenable game concept in today's gaming industry?
It is, when this big budget is spend on a horror survival game, which caters to only a small fraction of the market. When you spend a lot of dollars, you have to make sure that this game is for a broad audience. Horror survival is a niche. I was surprised that AI sold over 2 mio.

And yes, the more expensive your game is, the more it has to be dumbed and watered down, the more it has to follow popular features and genres. Because that's what those AAA games are for ... to make big money for the majors.
 
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News Comments > Alien: Isolation Sales Disappoint
31. Re: Alien: Isolation Sales Disappoint May 11, 2015, 14:59 Kajetan
 
swaaye wrote on May 11, 2015, 14:49:
2.1m is disappointing? I suppose it's possible that is true. Games cost a lot more to make these days, even more than PS360 era.
While rising costs are true (without slowing down, hence the utter need for the majors to make as much money as possible with overpriced DLC), spending a big budget on a niche game like Alien Isolation is outright stupid.
 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Trailer
20. Re: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Trailer May 5, 2015, 08:43 Kajetan
 
Qbex . wrote on May 5, 2015, 08:01:
Top end sli rig and such a shitty performance, texture pop ins and all kinds of nasties. I'll wait for new drivers and optimization guide before I get back in.
What do you expect from the unloved child of John Carmack?
 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Trailer
17. Re: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Trailer May 5, 2015, 06:56 Kajetan
 
InBlack wrote on May 5, 2015, 03:15:
Do the Germans sensor Nazi imagery in their films and books too?
No. Films and books are considered art, therefore you can show films like "Iron Sky" in Germany without removing any nazi symbols. Games, on the other hand, games are NOT considered as art. Yet! It may take some time, but one day we will be able to officaly buy a Wolfenstein game with swastikas, instead of using pirated copies or weird VPN setups to fool the Steam region block.
 
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