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Signed On Apr 8, 2005, 11:25
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News Comments > Nuketown 2025 II Map Pulled from Black Ops 2 Playlists
27. Re: Nuketown 2025 II Map Pulled from Black Ops 2 Playlists Nov 20, 2012, 10:42 theyarecomingforyou
 
Fibrocyte wrote on Nov 20, 2012, 10:26:
Look, I get it. You're a hardcore PC gamer and you get weirdly jealous when a game designed for consoles gets a lot of attention. Hell, you're so hardcore that you post your gaming rig details in your signature. That's HARDCORE! Speaking of bullshit, did you actually buy two GTX680 cards and SLI them?
Heh. Yeah, it's best not to take me seriously... I say a lot of random shit.
 
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News Comments > Nuketown 2025 II Map Pulled from Black Ops 2 Playlists
25. Re: Nuketown 2025 II Map Pulled from Black Ops 2 Playlists Nov 20, 2012, 10:03 theyarecomingforyou
 
Fibrocyte wrote on Nov 20, 2012, 06:15:
I found it there, too, just a short while ago and couldn't help but smile after all the BS posted in this thread.
The only bullshit in this thread is you admitting that you actually bought this game.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Kickstarter Reaches for the Stars
65. Re: Star Citizen Kickstarter Reaches for the Stars Nov 20, 2012, 08:01 theyarecomingforyou
 
DangerDog wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 21:11:
Okay, now space sim people need to give Elite:Dangerous kickstarter some love.
As much as I love space sims, that Kickstarter offers me zero confidence in the game. I just don't see how it's going to come close to Star Citizen with a fraction of the budget.
 
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News Comments > Croteam on Windows 8 Issues
153. Re: Croteam on Windows 8 Issues Nov 19, 2012, 14:51 theyarecomingforyou
 
John wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 10:37:
So you actually bought WinME and Vista?
I certainly did. WinME was a mistake - I bought the upgrade and it crashed when I first went to install it. I ended up having lots of driver and stability issues, so I ended up going back to Win98SE. As for Vista, I was very happy with it - most games performed faster and it was a huge improvement on the desktop (well, it's what Win7 was based on). It was only really slower systems that had issues with it.

I've bought every consumer version of Windows since 3.1 and being an early upgrader has improved with every release, to the point where I haven't found anything incompatible with Windows 8 yet (undoubtedly there is a lot of software but nothing that I use).
 
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News Comments > Rockstar: GTA 5 for PC "Up for Consideration"
29. Re: Rockstar: GTA 5 for PC Nov 19, 2012, 13:05 theyarecomingforyou
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 12:47:
wOW. Soo they aren't promising a PC edition? Crazy.
Even if they do it will be swamped in the media blitz that will accompany Microsoft's (and Sony's?) new console at the end of 2013 and it will also be competing with Watch Dogs. That's without even considering the backlash after the terrible PC port of GTAIV.

If Rockstar were to port GTAV to PC they would have to do an exceptional job and that's without even considering whether GTAV actually improves the gameplay for the series, as the previously game was decidedly lacking and hasn't aged well. Don't get me wrong, that's certainly possible - Alan Wake demonstrates that. It just seems very, very unlikely.

Oh, and if they're going to include Rockstar Socialcunt Club then they might as well just stop right now.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Kickstarter Reaches for the Stars
14. Re: Star Citizen Kickstarter Reaches for the Stars Nov 19, 2012, 12:59 theyarecomingforyou
 
Creston wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 11:39:
Every time I watch his updates, I just giggle at Braben's terse "Thank you for all the support" crap and no footage of any kind whatsoever other than his talking face in front of a monitor that shows a few screenshots they whipped together in a day. I feel sorry for all the people who support that.
I can understand why people want to support Elite: Dangerous - what with the dearth of space sims on the market - but it just looks shoddy. Meanwhile, Chris Roberts has created an amazing prototype for so early on and there is already a strong basis for it - not only that but it's based on CryEngine3, so we know it will scale well (especially as Star Citizen won't be released until 2014-15).

Optional Nickname! wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 12:46:
The negativism towards this game is unwarranted and much like the guy who poo-poos the brand of vodka the party host has provided in a failed attempt to impress the pretty girl he's chatting up, you can be walked away from and ignored.
I wouldn't say there has much much "negativism", just healthy scepticism.

Anyway, I decided that despite my earlier statements about not buying it unless it's on Steam that I'd support it anyway. I can always buy it again later but I really wanted to get in on the alpha and beta tests.
 
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News Comments > U.K. Sales Charts
1. Re: U.K. Sales Charts Nov 19, 2012, 12:39 theyarecomingforyou
 
The charts don't include digital distribution, which makes them effectively worthless. As for the Sims, it's a franchise typically played by those less knowledgeable about gaming and digital distribution in general, so it's no surprise to see it topping Black Ops 2.

Looking at the Steam stats it's clear that Blacks Op 2 has sold pretty well, as it is already the second most played game on Steam.
 
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News Comments > Rockstar: GTA 5 for PC "Up for Consideration"
25. Re: Rockstar: GTA 5 for PC Nov 19, 2012, 12:25 theyarecomingforyou
 
Yakubs wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 12:18:
Is adding actual gameplay up for consideration as well?
Right after adding anti-aliasing support... so never.
 
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News Comments > Rockstar: GTA 5 for PC "Up for Consideration"
10. Re: Rockstar: GTA 5 for PC "Up for Consideration" Nov 19, 2012, 11:16 theyarecomingforyou
 
What utter bullshit. Rockstar is part of Take-Two, which regularly releases games across multiple platforms. Heck, even Rockstar studios - of which there are many - manage near-simultaneous releases.

The reality is that they whored themselves out to Microsoft and Sony. At this point they might as well, considering they've pissed away any good will that PC gamers had towards them.

I hope they all get Ebola in their face.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Funding Homestretch; Video
48. Re: Star Citizen Funding Homestretch; Video Nov 19, 2012, 11:10 theyarecomingforyou
 
Okay, I caved. I've added my support for the game because I really wanted access to the alpha and beta. If they add Steam support automatically then that's great; if not then I'll simply buy the game again on Steam.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Funding Homestretch; Video
47. Re: Star Citizen Funding Homestretch; Video Nov 19, 2012, 11:01 theyarecomingforyou
 
Holy shit, it's up to $5.8m with 3hrs to go.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Funding Homestretch; Video
24. Re: Star Citizen Funding Homestretch; Video Nov 19, 2012, 05:34 theyarecomingforyou
 
InBlack wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 04:04:
I swear I will tear someone's heart out if this turns out to be a glorfied SpaceMMO ala EvE...

Not that this is such a bad thing but im with Prez on this one. We NEED a good solid singleplayer Space Sim first...
Personally I'm hoping that Chirs Roberts can be the first to properly bridge the gap between singleplayer and co-op / multiplayer. Games like Borderlands 2 are great for co-op but they have very little narrative; games like The Old Republic have the multiplayer and storytelling side but shit gameplay. If CR can get the balance right and create a sustainable, singleplayer game with multiplayer elements then I'll be all over it - and I don't mind contributing to non-gameplay related items to support the universe, as long as its not pay-to-win (which he say it isn't).

When I read the details of the persistent universe and how you can operate in the safe, well-policed areas or take your chances on the fringes I just can't help think of all the potential. From the video I can certainly picture elements of BSG and Tie Fighter, while parts of it remind me of Starlancer (an awesome game).

As I've said, as soon as this is released on Steam I'll be picking it up and I'm happy to pay full asking price. It's just a shame that it's years away from a release date.
 
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News Comments > Hitman: Absolution Reviews
31. Re: Hitman: Absolution Reviews Nov 19, 2012, 04:35 theyarecomingforyou
 
Trevellian wrote on Nov 18, 2012, 23:18:
Adam Sessler of old Xplay fame has found his way to doing video reviews on the internet. Thank goodness for that because I loved the guy.

From his Review as far as I can tell he mentions 3 things repeatedly. Massive Levels, Multiple Paths and Methods, Plays like a Hitman Game.
Massive levels? Seems dubious considering other reviews specifically mention that levels are broken up into multiple sections, likely because of limitations relating to consoles.

Trevellian wrote on Nov 18, 2012, 23:18:
I find PC Gamers review hard to believe based on his Video Review, which, you know. Has Video evidence... and such.
I'm sorry but you're in denial. Just watch the Gametrailers video review - which, you know, has video evidence - that was posted earlier, as they slate the game. Wanting a game to be good doesn't make it good.

PS - I could barely watch any of that Adam Sessler video; he strikes me as a pretentious prick. If you trust his opinion then I would suggest that gaming isn't really for you.
 
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News Comments > Hitman: Absolution Reviews
15. Re: Hitman: Absolution Reviews Nov 18, 2012, 17:47 theyarecomingforyou
 
Gipson wrote on Nov 18, 2012, 17:20:
GameTrailers video review
Yup, that about sums it up.
 
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News Comments > Hitman: Absolution Reviews
8. Re: Hitman: Absolution Reviews Nov 18, 2012, 16:51 theyarecomingforyou
 
I wasn't impressed by the trailers and it's no surprise to see the game being slammed by many reviewers. The series has been going downhill since the original game. And the trailer with the nuns was simply ridiculous - comically bad but not in a deliberate way.

Here are some juicy quotes:

"Absolution isnít a complete failure" - Rock, Paper, Shotgun
"Absolution is not worth buying" - PC Gamer
"The PC version, from developer Nixxes, has a number of bugs that have yet to be fixed a day before launch" - Joystiq
"It's difficult to tell what IO was trying to do with the characters: were they meant to be intentionally funny, or are they simply poorly designed?" - Shacknews
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Funding Homestretch; Video
5. Re: Star Citizen Funding Homestretch; Video Nov 18, 2012, 16:15 theyarecomingforyou
 
This might completely quench my desire for a Tie Fighter sequel, as really I was just after any decent space sim. It looks incredible and I really hope it lives up to expectations.  
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News Comments > Croteam on Windows 8 Issues
25. Re: Croteam on Windows 8 Issues Nov 17, 2012, 16:53 theyarecomingforyou
 
DangerDog wrote on Nov 17, 2012, 16:12:
Because Apple can, and to a small extent Google with the play store.
Google Play is optional on Android, as you can use any competing store - that's exactly what Amazon has done. As for Apple, my opinion is that they should come under scrutiny for limiting the market.

Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Nov 17, 2012, 16:12:
So, has apple come under regulatory scrutiny yet?
See above. Just because they haven't come under much scrutiny yet that doesn't mean they shouldn't. The EU was in the process of investigating Apple with regards to iTunes' DRM restrictions, unless Apple dropped it altogether.
 
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News Comments > Croteam on Windows 8 Issues
18. Re: Croteam on Windows 8 Issues Nov 17, 2012, 15:52 theyarecomingforyou
 
I'd be incredibly surprised if Microsoft didn't come under regulatory scrutiny, as the requirement to use the Windows Store to distribute WinRT apps is fundamentally anti-competitive. I honestly don't understand why Microsoft thinks it can get away with it.  
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News Comments > New AMD Catalyst Beta
2. Re: New AMD Catalyst Beta Nov 17, 2012, 11:55 theyarecomingforyou
 
Crossfire scaling of just 30% for PlanetSide 2 at 2560x1600? Ouch.  
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News Comments > Newell Next AIAS Hall of Fame Inductee
11. Re: Newell Next AIAS Hall of Fame Inductee Nov 16, 2012, 03:48 theyarecomingforyou
 
Anonymous wrote on Nov 15, 2012, 23:24:
I cannot BELIEVE that they are saying Valve is the creator of Counter-Strike and Team Fortress!

How can they get away with this?!!!!!!!!!
Actually, it said they created the "franchises" and technically that requires more than one game.
 
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