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Signed On Jul 29, 2004, 18:08
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 25, 2008, 15:57 CrimsonPaw
 
Merry Christmas all, hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday!  
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News Comments > APB Teaser Site
5. Re: APB Teaser Site Dec 24, 2008, 12:26 CrimsonPaw
 
It hasn't been 2 years, but it has been a while
Yup, you're right, it's been 3 1/2 years since we saw it: http://media.pc.gamespy.com/media/730/730089/vids_1.html

I'm not dogging on it, I just don't want it to end up a DNF. The concept is cool and one of the trailers made it out to be damn sweet.

This comment was edited on Dec 24, 2008, 12:27.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 24, 2008, 12:07 CrimsonPaw
 
I think movie adaptations of comic books have proven that they can, and should, be done correctly and not just to cater to that particular fan base (though staying close to the source material). This year is yet another that proved that point with Iron Man and especially Batman: Dark Knight.  
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News Comments > APB Teaser Site
1. Re: APB Teaser Site Dec 24, 2008, 00:35 CrimsonPaw
 
Ummmm, didn't we see a teaser for this some 2 years ago? I would think it should be past the point of a "teaser site", or am I wrong?  
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News Comments > GOG for the Holidays
10. Re: GOG for the Holidays Dec 23, 2008, 14:25 CrimsonPaw
 
Thank god for the holidays! Otherwise I'd have to plunk down the extra $2 to get these.
In these economic times, that $2 will get you ... umm ... uhhhh ... an iPhone game??

Right now, the Freespace bundle is calling my name but I'm not listening! Make it stop calling me! STOP CALLING MY NAME, I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR YOU! PLLlllleeeeeeaaaaaassssseeeeee ssssstttttttttoooooooooppppppppppp
 
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News Comments > Game Price Cut "Warning"
30. Re: Game Price Cut Dec 23, 2008, 14:20 CrimsonPaw
 
The price should go up for the best, $60-$70 games should be the new trend for the best of the best games, those are the ones I would want to buy.
And what constitutes the "best games"? There's no telling that a game will sell as the publisher wants; granted games like GTA and Gears will sell like gangbusters, but does that make them the best? Little Big Planet was to be one of the best (and still is in many ways) yet hasn't sold for SHIT in the US (250K from what I remember). Putting a premium price on a potentially good game is only going to make people wait until the price matches the perceived value; something Sony learned quickly with the launch of the PS3.

Best Buy selling CoD WaW for 34.99. That not a bad price all thing considered. It's probably worth $34.99 in most respects. I'm still going to rent it, but that is a whole lot better than $49.99. ]
Is it still a WWII shooter? If so, I'll pass.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Re: Morning Consolidation Dec 23, 2008, 10:27 CrimsonPaw
 
Analyst Predicts New Zelda Wii Title in 2009
Analyst predicts you will systematically go through dungeons only to find a tool you need to complete said dungeon and to get past an obstacle to progress the storyline.

I think I've given up on Zelda like I have Mario Kart ... I'm tired of doing the same general mechanics (find dungeon, complete each room's puzzle, find item, use item to complete puzzles, defeat boss, find next dungeon). To me, the best part of Twilight Princess was the NON dungeon portions of the game
 
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News Comments > It's Good to be the Lich King
2. Re: It's Good to be the Lich King Dec 23, 2008, 10:19 CrimsonPaw
 
I think GTA is lacking on this list because of the major issues people are having with the game.

As for Lich King, I'm so glad I've gotten myself "clean" from the e-crack that is World of Warcraft. I was only on the stuff for 2 months, but during those months I was a slave to it ... I think God personally jacked my processor up as an intervention.

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News Comments > Game Price Cut "Warning"
2. Re: Game Price Cut Dec 23, 2008, 10:16 CrimsonPaw
 
And I have an EB email that has the 360/PS3 versions of Far Cry 2, EndWar, and the latest POP, each for $39.99...
Yeah, I was surprised at how quickly these dropped (especially PoP after 2 weeks), but that's UBI games for ya. If I didn't get Far Cry 2 in a Buy2Get1 sale I'd be pissed, but I've gotten to play it since release day for $40.

I wonder how many companies are going to follow this. I would think that there are some who feel their title still holds a $60 value (I'm looking at you CoD:MW) and won't budge. Others will most likely follow the ways of Ubi and pull them down to $40.
 
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News Comments > Free Radical Follow-up
5. Re: Free Radical Follow-up Dec 19, 2008, 16:55 CrimsonPaw
 
Anyone know if a different studio can pick up the TimeSplitters line? It would be cool to see someone pick up this ball and run with it since TS has such a cult following (rightfully so).  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
6. Re: Are they kidding? Dec 19, 2008, 11:04 CrimsonPaw
 
Write me off. Twenty bucks for five hours of content. Fuck that.
How about $60 (Mirror's Edge) or $40 (Force Unleased). I think it may be a tough sell only because the DLC is coming 9 months after the original shipped and it's not at the forefront of peoples minds. Then again, it is GTA and people love their GTA experience.

My hope = they're working on GTAIV: Vice City (or San Andreas Drool ) to be brought in early '10.
 
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News Comments > The Sims 3 Interview
3. Re: The Sims 3 Interview Dec 19, 2008, 10:59 CrimsonPaw
 
I'm sure they have the next 5 expansion being worked on as we speak so they can turn one out every month or two after release.

I never played any of the Sims games, but I have a feeling I'm not missing much.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. 4th Dimension Dec 19, 2008, 10:54 CrimsonPaw
 
Blue, I get the joke, but it would be funnier if support had an 's' at the end of it (i.e. it supports time already).

Edit - Good job on the change Blue!

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News Comments > Free Radical Design Closed?
7. Re: Free Radical Design Closed? Dec 18, 2008, 13:01 CrimsonPaw
 
Yeah, I think they were betting the bank on Haze and it led to their demise. I'm sure TimeSplitters 4 will get picked up though, that series has a pretty grand following NOT to pursue it.  
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News Comments > Riddick Sequel if Dark Athena Lights It Up
8. Re: Riddick Sequel if Dark Athena Lights It Up Dec 18, 2008, 11:48 CrimsonPaw
 
Pretty sure these games don't have any kind of multiplayer.
A quick google of 'multiplayer "dark athena"' produces many results that say you're wrong.
http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/news/43390/Chronicles-of-Riddick-Assault-on-Dark-Athena-Multiplayer-Detailed

Anyway, rumor has it that Vin is a big gamer and wanted to make sure his character was done right, thus leading him to create the studio.

Can't wait for a game based on 'The Pacifier'.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
5. Re: Home on PS3 Dec 17, 2008, 13:29 CrimsonPaw
 
Home isn't that bad, I think it's getting bad press because everyone sees it as a "game" which it's not. It's a social networking application that has activities inside of it. Granted, most people in home are idiots who are running around spouting dumbass comments or just dancing, but there are a few who are sitting (or standing) around chatting it up.

I think the intent is to have a virtual LAN party where you can launch games with your group of friends, or (theoretically) share a movie between them. I think Home is on the cusp of either being pretty cool or being shit; if Sony applies their resources it could be good.

I'm not defending it, I'm just saying that people are quick to discount it.
 
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News Comments > Axl Rose on GnR in Guitar Hero
12. Re: Axl Rose on GnR in Guitar Hero Dec 17, 2008, 11:04 CrimsonPaw
 
Well, rumor has it that Chinese Democracy is coming to Rock Band; it's possible that Axl wants to bring all the Gn'R songs over but since Activision now has Jungle he's not going to be able to port over all the most popular ones.

Hell, give me the Illusion albums on RB and I'll be happy. I though Appetite was OK, but Illusion was much, much better (except for "My World").

Edit: It seems there's some missing punctuation in the quote that would REALLY clear it up. After reading Lincoln's comment below and then re-reading the quote it makes more sense.

This comment was edited on Dec 17, 2008, 11:07.
 
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News Comments > Terminator Salvation Movie
14. Re: Terminator Salvation Movie Dec 16, 2008, 11:04 CrimsonPaw
 
It has stayed true to the Terminator lore and has expanded on it in very logical ways.
It does, but sometimes it breaks its own rules. I'm a bit behind (a few weeks) but I just watched the episode that shows what Cameron does at night and the Terminator she rips out of the wall starts fighting back instantly. If you remember in one of the first episodes (where John was holed up in the bunker with the "triple 8"), it look something like 70 seconds to boot ... that didn't apply when she ripped the "metal" out of the wall.

Other than that, I have really enjoyed the show. Yeah, some episodes are slower than others, but even the greatest TV series had this problem. Brian Austin Greer has finally earned my respect after 90210 ... man, all I could think of when I saw that guy was "Squash It!".
 
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News Comments > Terminator Salvation Movie
3. Re: Play The Game - See The Movie - May Dec 15, 2008, 23:31 CrimsonPaw
 
Bale's done a good job with Batman so I think he can pull off John Conner (just lose the lisp). That and Arnold isn't back which is a plus (they finally realized there's other terminator models). I'm looking forward to the movie especially since I've been pleasantly surprised with the show.

I think we all pray for a good terminator game but expect it to be shit.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
8. Re: Morning Consolidation Dec 15, 2008, 18:03 CrimsonPaw
 
I thought I could sing ala Eddie until I put in a Pearl Jam karaoke collection in that my father-in-law has. I didn't do too bad on Daughter and Yellow Ledbetter, but everything else proved why I'll stick to the drums.

I have a feeling that Oceans will bring out some REALLY bad vocal performances (myself included).
 
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