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News Comments > etc., etc.
1. Re: etc., etc. Mar 14, 2014, 21:25 Agent.X7
 
BFV was great...until they patched it to "improve performance" on some maps and made most of the maps unplayably laggy.  
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News Comments > Respawn Chasing Titanfall Cheaters
49. Re: Respawn Chasing Titanfall Cheaters Mar 13, 2014, 20:22 Agent.X7
 
IF you are encountering cheaters. LOL. It's not IF. Every game I have played so far has had at least one guy cheating his ass off. It's pretty obvious stuff - speedhacks and aimbot. Nothing like being repeatedly headshot across the map with the sub gun.  
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News Comments > etc., etc.
2. Re: etc., etc. Mar 13, 2014, 20:10 Agent.X7
 
Did they mention how anything over 1080p cuts your HUD off? Or the acid jazz texture replacement that keeps happening?  
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News Comments > Titanfall PC Connection Issues Fixed
11. Re: Titanfall PC Connection Issues Fixed Mar 12, 2014, 22:49 Agent.X7
 
*slaps self in face*

And I wound up with a copy of Titanfall. Apparently MS is really pushing this, since our distributor got copies to give out on both PC and Xbone.

Was not going to buy, bu free? Well, shit.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Titanfall; First Patch Released
38. Re: Ships Ahoy - Titanfall; First Patch Released Mar 11, 2014, 14:46 Agent.X7
 
TangledThorns wrote on Mar 11, 2014, 09:20:
This has to be the most over-hyped game ever.

Got it in one. They need this game to help their console, so they need you playing it. I went in with an open mind and decided I thought it just wasn't that good.
 
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News Comments > Titanfall Reviews
37. Re: Titanfall Reviews Mar 11, 2014, 00:54 Agent.X7
 
Beamer wrote on Mar 10, 2014, 23:55:
SpectralMeat wrote on Mar 10, 2014, 22:23:
Total Biscuit seems to like it
Of course he also have a few negative points, especially about the campaign mode, graphics, and a few other things.

"Merely great, poor us, we have to make due with merely great."
"Titanfall is totally awesome."

His closing remarks.
I don't really watch videos like this, it's 30 minutes of time I'd rather play something. These "Let's Play" things are just beyond me for that reason. I have enough crap to play that I don't need to spend 30 minutes watching someone else play something to see if it's good or not. That gets determined pretty well over the first week or three regardless.

You are not alone. I cannot fathom watching someone else play. I want to be the one playing. Then again, I can't watch sports on TV for the same reason.

The amount of kids that come into my store thinking they are going to get rich and famous by posting let's plays astounds me.
 
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News Comments > New GeForce Drivers for Titanfall
13. Re: New GeForce Drivers for Titanfall Mar 11, 2014, 00:49 Agent.X7
 
Played the beta for a few hours. Going to pass. It feels too new COD for me. I liked the older Modern Warfare 1 and 2, but then it got stupid. This is in line with MW3 and Black Ops.

Also, big maps, tiny player limit. And you can so tell AI from players because they are stupid bowling pins to shoot while you wander around wondering where the fuck everyone is.
 
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News Comments > Warlords of Draenor Preorders Get Level 90 Boost Now
3. Re: Warlords of Draenor Preorders Get Level 90 Boost Now Mar 11, 2014, 00:41 Agent.X7
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 10, 2014, 20:01:
What happened Blizzard? You used to be cool.

Refusal to update. I know they don't want to split the player base, but there are a lot of us who just are tired of playing the same game that is now almost 10 years old. And this expansion is so uninspired that I cannot even force myself to think about buying it. (Never finished Pandaria either...)
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 10, 2014, 18:34 Agent.X7
 
Aw, not Wild Bill! I met him at a gunshow a couple of years back. We're slowly losing all the heroes.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 7, 2014, 20:37 Agent.X7
 
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on Mar 7, 2014, 16:02:
Agent.X7 wrote on Mar 7, 2014, 14:07:
It's not the tech, it's the person using it.

That sounds suspiciously like "Guns don't kill people; people kill people." Look I get the whole "the world changes and you have to be able to adapt to change" bit but that doesn't mean that it's not a worthwhile to question to ask if the world is changing for the better. You aren't going to be able to evaluate whether technology is actually improving your life if you don't take a step back from it every now and then.

Also I'm surprised you didn't notice the irony of calling people using their phone while walking stupid, and then demanding that you not be judged for using you phone while at dinner with your wife.

If you cannot tell the difference between looking at a screen while walking and looking at a screen while stationary, you are beyond my capacity to help you understand.

Also, shockingly, guns do not kill people all by their lonesome. You know, being inanimate objects and all.

Re: Verno's comment - Yeah man, I don't let my phone go off in a restaurant like that. I actually asked a family behind us last night to please turn down their son's 3DS that he was playing at max volume. People don't seem to care that other people have the same right to enjoy themselves and don't want your noises intruding on them. (I am drilling this into my young daughter on a daily basis.)
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
31. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 7, 2014, 14:12 Agent.X7
 
Sepharo wrote on Mar 7, 2014, 03:31:
Agent.X7 wrote on Mar 7, 2014, 02:20:
nin wrote on Mar 4, 2014, 08:47:
Creston wrote on Mar 4, 2014, 02:53:
Agent.X7 wrote on Mar 3, 2014, 16:12:
I always thought it would be ultra cool for Neo to wake up after he "died" in the third one and realize that the reality being sold to them was actually still the Matrix.

The stupid thing is, this is what they implicitly implied when Neo suddenly gets the power to stop the squid things at the end of Matrix II while he's outside the Matrix. I was utterly convinced that that, combined with the Architect's speech, just meant that while everyone in Zion thought they were out of the Matrix, they were just in sort of a DMZ, kept away from the docile sheep in the rest of the system.

If you all haven't seen it, I highly recommend the movie The Thirteenth Floor. As well as Dark City (bonus: directors cut!), filmed around the same time as the first matrix, and I believe used some of the same sets, hence they look similar.


Saw that one. Also very good. There was also another movie out around the same time that had people in VR games and crazy reality twists, but I forget the name.

eXistenZ

It is kind of interesting that 3 of the movies came out in 1999 (and Dark City in 98).

Yes, that one. Thank you. I could not figure it out and had no luck Googling it. (My Google Fu was weak, noooooo!)
 
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News Comments > Tomb Raider "Exceeded Profit Expectations"
21. Re: Tomb Raider Mar 7, 2014, 14:10 Agent.X7
 
Verno wrote on Mar 7, 2014, 13:59:
There is also this thing called reality. Not every game can be Uncharted, GTA or Call of Duty, and not every game can sell like it. Any publisher that pretends their game is going to soar to such heights, history of the franchise be damned (and Tomb Raider had never sold more than ~4 million copies), are a bunch of delusional fucking morons that, again, have no fucking clue what they are doing.

I totally agree with you Creston but if the budgets come down to more realistic levels then consumer expectations have to do so as well. We would have received a far different Tomb Raider if they had spent half of the money.

It doesn't have to be that way. A lot of "development budget" is eaten by super high salaries of management and ridiculous spending that really has nothing to do with the game.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 7, 2014, 14:07 Agent.X7
 
Creston wrote on Mar 7, 2014, 12:45:
I would totally be up for unplugging for 24 hours, if it wasn't for the fact that

A) My job involves being plugged in.
B) Battle of Lion's Arch is running, yo!


HELL YEAH! I beat Scarlet last night. Finally. I just moved back to NC and all I had was my laptop, which literally fried as I loaded into LA after the patch. Hadn't been able to do anything until the truck with all my stuff showed up.

Unplugging is overrated. Life evolves. You either evolve with it or get left behind and be a grumbling old person complaining about how it used to be so much better. My in-laws have cell phones, they use computers and all sorts of tech gadgets. They still manage to have friends and a social life and interact with others. I use all sorts of tech, but I can have conversations without looking at my phone all the time. My mom doesn't use any tech except a cell which she is barely capable of making calls and texting with. She complains and says it's because she is old and people don't appreciate how much better life was before all this tech, blah blah blah. Yeah, mom, the in-laws are 10 years older than you, and they adapted just fine.

Yes, some people really need to look at how they use their stuff. I used to sit at the quad for lunch with the other acting students and laugh at people who fell in the grass or stepped in puddles because they were looking at theirs phones and not watching were they were going. Stupid people. It's not the tech, it's the person using it.

Also, sometimes I go to dinner and am looking at my phone while waiting. I run my own business, so I need to respond to things, and sometimes my wife and I just don't feel like conversing after a long day. Who are you to judge?
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
25. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 7, 2014, 13:56 Agent.X7
 
Panickd wrote on Mar 7, 2014, 12:26:
Verno wrote on Mar 7, 2014, 11:06:
Bundy wrote on Mar 7, 2014, 10:19:
Games generally look better going forward through a consoles lifespan as things get optimized, for some reason a lot of people think the xb1 is gonna do the opposite.

Games also run up against resource limitations more as devs leverage the hardware which results in tradeoffs like what I already mentioned.

Unless you had the PS4 version and the XBox One version side by side on some large ass TVs that you were sitting unnaturally close to you wouldn't be able to tell the difference. Like, not at all

Depends on the game really and what else was scaled down, its way too subjective to generalize. I can certainly tell the difference between AC4 on my PS4 and my buddys Xbox One. People who only have one console probably don't care either way but then again the internet is filled with comparisons so who knows *shrug*.

If you have an XBox One and a PS4 how often are you out there buying the same game for them though? Do the extra lines of resolution impact your enjoyment of the game in any way? If you owned an XBone and never saw the PS4 version of a game would you feel cheated in any way?

I have a PC capable of playing pretty much anything at some pretty insane resolutions. I also own a PS3. I own a small number of games on both platforms thanks to Steam sales and, as you might expect, the PC beats the PS3 in graphical fidelity hands down. But when I'm playing those games on the PS3 I'm not sitting around going, "Screw this 720p bullshit! 4K is sooooo much better! It makes the game soooo much more enjoyable!"

Absent the ability to directly compare two versions, it's not even an issue. That was my point.

I don;t know, I LOVE Uncharted, but every time I have played I have said to myself "Fuck, I wish this was on the PC so the textures weren't so damn grainy." Yes, graphical fidelity can impact your enjoyment.
 
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News Comments > Tomb Raider "Exceeded Profit Expectations"
18. Re: Tomb Raider Mar 7, 2014, 13:49 Agent.X7
 
I'm just glad they are making a sequel. I loved it on PS3 and it was even better on PS4. One of the very few games that I have played through multiple times.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
29. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 7, 2014, 02:20 Agent.X7
 
nin wrote on Mar 4, 2014, 08:47:
Creston wrote on Mar 4, 2014, 02:53:
Agent.X7 wrote on Mar 3, 2014, 16:12:
I always thought it would be ultra cool for Neo to wake up after he "died" in the third one and realize that the reality being sold to them was actually still the Matrix.

The stupid thing is, this is what they implicitly implied when Neo suddenly gets the power to stop the squid things at the end of Matrix II while he's outside the Matrix. I was utterly convinced that that, combined with the Architect's speech, just meant that while everyone in Zion thought they were out of the Matrix, they were just in sort of a DMZ, kept away from the docile sheep in the rest of the system.

If you all haven't seen it, I highly recommend the movie The Thirteenth Floor. As well as Dark City (bonus: directors cut!), filmed around the same time as the first matrix, and I believe used some of the same sets, hence they look similar.


Saw that one. Also very good. There was also another movie out around the same time that had people in VR games and crazy reality twists, but I forget the name.
 
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News Comments > Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Plans
12. Re: Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Plans Mar 7, 2014, 02:15 Agent.X7
 
Sepharo wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 22:49:
"[T]he first `Shaq-Fu,' that was at the end of analog right before digital came out."

Good ol' analog videogames.

Yet another reason celebrity spokesmanship is fail.
 
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News Comments > Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Plans
11. Re: Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Plans Mar 7, 2014, 02:14 Agent.X7
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 22:32:
Saboth wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 20:56:
Shaq has a reported net worth of 350+ million dollars. They want 450k to make a game about him. Seems like if he had faith in it, he'd put up most/all of it, for a return on investment?

I was just going to add that myself. Just say no to funding mufti-millionaires who can easily fund their own projects.

Agreed. Put up or shut the fuck up, Shaq.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
17. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 6, 2014, 23:09 Agent.X7
 
COncerned about Hennig leaving during the new Uncharted development.

Re: PS Plus - Get it on sale yearly at Amazon during the holiday season. I paid $24 for a year this Christmas. Also, you can add on all the free months that come with games and systems. I don't have to pay again for PS Plus until June 2015 right now.
 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs in May; New Trailer
33. Re: Watch Dogs in May; New Trailer Mar 6, 2014, 23:05 Agent.X7
 
Mmmm, still looks good to me.  
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