Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

User information for Jerykk

Real Name Jerykk   
Search for:
 
Sort results:   Ascending Descending
Limit results:
 
 
 
Nickname Jerykk
Email Concealed by request
ICQ None given.
Description
Homepage http://
Signed On Apr 23, 2004, 02:42
Total Comments 13820 (Ninja)
User ID 20715
 
User comment history
< Newer [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ] Older >


News Comments > Morning Screenshots
8. Re: Morning Screenshots Mar 28, 2014, 05:11 Jerykk
 
And I wonder if that's meant to be Oracle Bats is talking to on the holo-comm on his wrist. Havent seen or heard her mentioned in any of the previous Arkham games, have we?

You talk to her a lot in Arkham Asylum. I don't remember if she's in City. She makes a cameo appearance in Origins.
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Dead Space Free on Origin
30. Re: Dead Space Free on Origin Mar 27, 2014, 23:28 Jerykk
 
ItBurn wrote on Mar 27, 2014, 23:04:
Dead Space is probably the worst PC port I've ever played. It's basically unplayable, looks like crap and is just a consolized mess. I gave up after an hour. And I LOVE horror games.

You haven't played a lot of PC ports. Saints Row 2 and Resident Evil 4 (the original port) were way, way, way worse than Dead Space. I'm talking about missing lighting, zero mouse support, horribly broken performance, etc. Dead Space's only significant issue was related to V-Sync and was easily fixable.
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Shadowrun Online Early Access Next Week
3. Re: Shadowrun Online Early Access Next Week Mar 27, 2014, 23:26 Jerykk
 
Seems like poor planning. They should have realized that the Jagged Alliance Online engine wouldn't work for the game before they even launched the Kickstarter.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Shadow Warrior Demo
14. Re: Shadow Warrior Demo Mar 27, 2014, 14:57 Jerykk
 
The new SW was great. Stabbing things in the face never got old.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Steam Top 10
16. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 25, 2014, 04:43 Jerykk
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Mar 24, 2014, 14:13:
InBlack wrote on Mar 24, 2014, 08:23:
So DayZ Alpha appears to be the new Skyrim? Im not sure how I feel about an alpha game selling so well. I hope it ends up being a proper game and all.

Yea. Wish I hadn't bought it. Featureless game with nothing to do.

It's a sandbox. You set your own goals and create stuff to do. If you bought the game without realizing this, you probably should have done more research beforehand.
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > On Sale
6. Re: On Sale Mar 23, 2014, 06:11 Jerykk
 
I thought Papers Please was great. There's a certain satisfaction to be gained from paying attention to details and foiling those who would try to deceive you. The game also offers a surprisingly engaging story with branching paths and ambiguous moral choices.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Bulletstorm Disappears from Steam
28. Re: Bulletstorm Disappears from Steam Mar 23, 2014, 03:25 Jerykk
 
headkase wrote on Mar 23, 2014, 01:47:
Mad Max RW wrote on Mar 22, 2014, 22:58:
headkase wrote on Mar 22, 2014, 16:47:
Task wrote on Mar 22, 2014, 16:33:
Just like when Fallout (originals) were removed from steam, some companies are just blowhards. fucking Bethesda...

Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout: Tactics are back on Steam. They were removed for a short period because the sale of all Interplay IP completed to Bethesda and Bethesda took them off while they redid the art and such to rebrand the games as their own and then they put them back on Steam.

The pages exist but you still can't buy them. I'm sure you already knew that, right?

No, I did not know that. I bought my copies off of GOG.com, they aren't available for purchase there either but they're still in my purchased games list. Eh, time for a torrent then.

Why would you need to torrent them when you already have them on GOG..?
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Far Cry 4 Rumor Extravaganza
24. Re: Far Cry 4 Rumor Extravaganza Mar 23, 2014, 01:03 Jerykk
 
The problem with FC3 is the same problem that all of Ubisoft's open-world games have. Too shallow and too repetitive. Populating your world with generic and shallow side activities and an absurd amount of collectibles doesn't make it more interesting. What makes it interesting are complex missions with branching paths, ambiguous moral choices and a meaningful impact on the game world. By the time I reached the second island in FC3, I had already seen everything the game had to offer many times over.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Bulletstorm Disappears from Steam
19. Re: Bulletstorm Disappears from Steam Mar 22, 2014, 20:02 Jerykk
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Mar 22, 2014, 15:05:
That reminds me, I still haven't completed this. But it still pisses me off that the game doesn't allow you to jump - it's a console game through and through.

What does lack of jumping have to do with consoles? I seriously don't understand that correlation. There are plenty of console games (including shooters) that have jumping. There are also PC shooters that don't have jumping (Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, Operation Flashpoint, ArmA, etc).

You may love jumping and hate consoles but there is literally no correlation between the two.

As for Bulletstorm, the levels weren't designed with jumping in mind. Therefore, there would be no benefit to jumping even if you could. It's not a platformer. It's not Quake. It's not UT. It's not Tribes. Saying that every shooter should have jumping is about as arbitrary as saying that every shooter should have leaning, iron sights or reloading.
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > 75 More Steam Greenlights
11. Re: 75 More Steam Greenlights Mar 20, 2014, 05:11 Jerykk
 
I think you guys are exaggerating a bit when calling Steam "unusable." Sure, there are more releases now but it takes all of 5 seconds to look at each one. Check the new releases, click on titles that seem interesting, glance at a few screenshots, read the descriptions if you're still interested, done. It's a negligible investment of time and effort.

As for BoneTown, apparently the censored, non-XXX version was greenlit.
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > On Sale
8. Re: On Sale Mar 19, 2014, 02:46 Jerykk
 
Not sure if it even qualifies as an RPG. It's basically an action game with RPG elements. At the very least, it has a cool setting.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > On Sale
12. Re: On Sale Mar 19, 2014, 02:39 Jerykk
 
harlock wrote on Mar 19, 2014, 00:21:
Cutter wrote on Mar 18, 2014, 17:53:
If you haven't grabbed Expeditions: Conquistador yet, run, don't walk, to get it. Totally a steal for $5. I don't know how or why this was overlooked by so many people but it's a gem. Ima probably give this another playthrough again very soon. I hope it did well enough to warrant a follow-up.

yeh its pretty damn good

fun fact: they lifted lots of stuff from D&D for the combat, sometimes word-for-word

Really? What did they take from D&D? One thing I really liked about Expeditions is that, unlike in D&D, there's 100% chance-to-hit for all melee attacks. There's nothing more annoying than missing a melee attack in turn-based combat.

As for the game's lack of success, I think much of it is unfortunately due to the setting. It's not fantasy or sci-fi and apparently most people have little to no interest in historical RPGs. It's a shame because Expeditions was great and I'd love to see more RPGs explore non-traditional settings.
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Steam Top 10
22. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 17, 2014, 02:31 Jerykk
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 17, 2014, 01:30:
netnerd85 wrote on Mar 17, 2014, 00:51:
Ozmodan wrote on Mar 16, 2014, 14:36:
Can't believe there are that many sick people that bought that South Park crap
I wouldn't say sick... just stupid. So expensive for something so... lame.

Oh, so you bought it and played it and didn't like it? That sucks.

I think you assume too much. It's pretty common for people to bash games they've never actually played. Silly, yes, but common.
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Redesigned Steam Controller Unveiled
28. Re: Redesigned Steam Controller Unveiled Mar 15, 2014, 18:35 Jerykk
 
The Dual Shock has had four buttons for their D-Pad since forever. Works fine. 99% of games basically use the D-Pad as buttons anyway.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > The Blackwell Epiphany Next Month; Preorders Begin
6. Re: The Blackwell Epiphany Next Month; Preorders Begin Mar 15, 2014, 06:39 Jerykk
 
bingus wrote on Mar 15, 2014, 02:50:
i.e the previous Thief games were great (well, first 2) but the new one, not so much.

That being said, I have a lot more confidence in these guys. Pre-order is in!

I thought the new Thief was pretty good but that's another topic. It's a poor analogy anyway because The Blackwell Epiphany is being made by the same developers of the previous games, unlike the new Thief. I think Cutter was just trying (and failing) to troll me or something.
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Redesigned Steam Controller Unveiled
21. Re: Redesigned Steam Controller Unveiled Mar 15, 2014, 06:36 Jerykk
 
I don't think it's necessarily a waste of time, effort or money. M/KB is not ideal for every genre and if Valve can create a gamepad that's better than current ones, that's great.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > The Blackwell Epiphany Next Month; Preorders Begin
3. Re: The Blackwell Epiphany Next Month; Preorders Begin Mar 15, 2014, 00:09 Jerykk
 
Sure? Not sure how they're related.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > The Blackwell Epiphany Next Month; Preorders Begin
1. Re: The Blackwell Epiphany Next Month; Preorders Begin Mar 14, 2014, 22:58 Jerykk
 
Looking forward to this. The previous games were great.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Alpha 3.0 Released
16. Re: Elite: Dangerous Alpha 3.0 Released Mar 14, 2014, 22:50 Jerykk
 
This has been making progress significantly faster than Star Citizen. Elite already has the cockpit, combat and docking implemented. We're still waiting on combat from Star Citizen. Hopefully SC doesn't end up being a poorly managed disaster ala Duke Forever.  
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > THIEF Patch & Tips
38. Re: THIEF Patch & Tips Mar 11, 2014, 12:49 Jerykk
 
I understand your points but I repeat my point, you don't need to play the game to have reliable information on it.

Except you just proved my point. You relied on that inaccurate map to inform your assumptions about the game's level design as a whole. As such, your assumptions were mistaken. Similarly, you watched a video of the AI acting stupid and assumed that the AI always acted stupid. Again, misrepresentation.

If you approach something with a strong bias, you will focus solely on examples that support that bias while ignoring examples that don't. Franchise reboots tend to be approached with strong bias, as fans have deeply entrenched notions of what the series should be. There's also a defensive mentality at play. Thief was a fairly niche series and there are people who would never want to see it go mainstream, as it would taint the series in their minds. This happened with DX:HR, XCOM:EU, Tomb Raider and basically every reboot ever. The positive reviews of those games ensured that only the most passionate fans maintained their antagonistic viewpoint while more casual fans learned to accept the new games for what they were. Sadly, THIEF hasn't had that benefit.
 
Avatar 20715
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
13820 Comments. 691 pages. Viewing page 3.
< Newer [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ] Older >


footer

.. .. ..

Blue's News logo