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Signed On Jul 28, 2005, 12:16
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News Comments > Analyst: Mafia II "Unlikely to Achieve Profitability"
51. Re: Analyst: Mafia II Aug 31, 2010, 08:52 Lorcin
 
It didn't really go anyway by the end of the game your still sleeping in a run down flat with no money. The main character makes a serious of really dumb choices which completely left me detached from him - case in point the family he joined after leaving prison, nobody in their right mind would follow the idiot Joe anyway.

Finally the last mission is no more difficult than the first just slightly longer.

All in all I was actually glad when the credits rolled on this one and if it hadn't been so short I would have quit.
 
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News Comments > ZeniMax Acquires Arkane Studios
13. Re: ZeniMax Acquires Arkane Studios Aug 13, 2010, 05:47 Lorcin
 
You sure that's not the ANGRY-DOME?  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Aug 6, 2010, 23:21 Lorcin
 
No honestly I was hoping the style of rock band would win against guitar hero this year - but lets be honest the RB soundtrack is WEAK. Def Leopard? really??? they were old in the 80s when they were at their peak.

Tear's for Fear's, The B-52s? they SUCKED even though I was a teenager in the 80s - these songs don't need reviving they need burying.

Unless Harmonix pulls a late ace out of the bag (and I don't mean songs by the so called "super group" who sound exactly like "Queens of the Stone Age" with more pretty faces for the media.) like a hugely massive ace like slipknot's "best of" then their gonna be doomed to releasing dlc's of Bangles tracks.

The war is nearly over GH - you may be the usurpers but your rocking way harder than the people who bought the world a "beatles" game.
 
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News Comments > Square Enix Profits
1. Re: Square Enix Profits Aug 6, 2010, 22:42 Lorcin
 
Nice their not drowning but really now is the time to sack 90% of the staff and start again from scratch. The name Square Enix currently carries as much weight as Atari - I see that name on a box and I now it's an ambitious game which gets 60-70% reviews because it can't deliver.

Reboot it guys and go back to what you do best.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 2 Firepower Pack
5. Re: Mass Effect 2 Firepower Pack Aug 4, 2010, 04:25 Lorcin
 
Yeah have to confess I used a trainer to give me the resources too - planet scanning sucked big donkey balls.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
1. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jul 29, 2010, 22:02 Lorcin
 
It's cool - with larrabee failing and nvidia stock falling it's simply a matter of time before Intel buy Nvidia. I wish I had money for stock now because if amd/ati are kicking arse atm imagine what intel/nvidia will do.  
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic to Feature Space Combat
8. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic to Feature Space Combat Jul 23, 2010, 21:01 Lorcin
 
Either that's the worst press release ever or it's a limited selection of mini games with no pvp or serious punishment for losing.

btw WTF Octobers PC Gamer is now out in August? seriously? Buy a calendar guys.
 
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News Comments > Alice: Madness Returns Announced
8. Re: Alice: Madness Returns Announced Jul 20, 2010, 20:01 Lorcin
 
Cool!!! Still have the original on erm original in the shed - can't think of many other games from back then I still keep.  
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News Comments > DirectX 11 WoW
65. Re: DirectX 11 WoW Jul 6, 2010, 03:39 Lorcin
 
Don't worry I'll put on Fire Resistance Aura  
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News Comments > DirectX 11 WoW
52. Re: DirectX 11 WoW Jul 5, 2010, 20:45 Lorcin
 
How did you expect them to do cartoon water? The fire and other effects tend to be realistic too.

Also for all the complaining about the low poly count etc try putting all the graphics to high then go into a 25 man raid. You still need a fairly decent pc to cope with that many effects without slowing down a bit.
 
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News Comments > Virgin's Gaming Return?
5. Re: Virgin's Gaming Return? May 20, 2010, 12:47 Lorcin
 
Well as virgin media have the most unreliable service I've ever experienced from an ISP I certainly wouldn't buy a game from them these days.

As their saying online only and have an ISP wing good luck access their servers!

I can't wait until my contract expires and I can change isp - would rather get 2.5mb from BT consitently than 50mb from virgin when they feel like actually making it work.
 
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News Comments > Star Trek Online Demo, Welcome Back Weekend
20. Re: Poor from May 8, 2010, 09:39 Lorcin
 
yeah downloader is hideous - and really missing a pause button. I'm getting less than a tenth of my avaliable speed but it's pushing my ping up in everything else from 100ms to ~800ms.

LOTRO always was and always will be a WoW wannabe - everything from the icons to the bags looks like wow. It just plays a lot worse with no real feel that your using anything except auto attack.

 
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News Comments > WoW, That's an Expensive Horse
3. Re: WoW, That's an Expensive Horse Apr 15, 2010, 22:57 Lorcin
 
Funny thing is with roughly 11 million wow players that works out too one in 68 players having the thing based on the north american sales alone.

Oh and lets not forget - 3 years ago 50% of the player base was Chinese where WOTLK and therefore this mount isn't out. So it's actually more like one in 34 players.

Or in other words this mount is about as rare as a cheesy grin on a blizzard accountant's face.
 
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News Comments > GameStop Used Game Lawsuit
12. Re: GameStop Used Game Lawsuit Mar 26, 2010, 12:30 Lorcin
 
It may be mildly annoying if that's what you mean by legitimate beef but to SUE - I mean come on.

I don't care whether their well informed or not - in any other country the most this would ammount to would be a phone call followed by the person thinking "oh well still saved some cash on the game anyway - and the dlc is probably crap anyway".

Not a lawsuit.
 
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News Comments > GameStop Used Game Lawsuit
8. Re: GameStop Used Game Lawsuit Mar 26, 2010, 12:24 Lorcin
 

http://graphjam.com/2010/03/25/funny-graphs-initiating-lawsuits/

Talk about sue for the sake of sueing. I mean not even an emo would cry about this.
 
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News Comments > Over a Million New DDO Unlimited Players
15. Re: Over a Million New DDO Unlimited Players Feb 26, 2010, 20:06 Lorcin
 
I agree with that one - although I don't like wow this, war, conan everything has to have that layer of polish as a bare minimum to make it.

Nothing actually competes to wow - even EQ2 gives an initial old school impression with some awful icon graphics.

If you crossed DDOs dungeons with Wars open group quest system, EQ2s lore and finally vanguard's huge world you'd be close - but it would still need one hell of a lot of polish to compete with wow.

OH btw whilst I don't like wow - I still play it about 6-12 hours per day - but I have no idea why. It's like internet crack. Intercrack?
 
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News Comments > No More WoW Tiered Raids Before Cataclysm
21. Re: No More WoW Tiered Raids Before Cataclysm Feb 14, 2010, 23:12 Lorcin
 
I've been going back and clearing dungeons for achievements as I want to have those before the changes in Cataclysm, and it reminds me why I quit after hitting level 60 when the game first came out. The dungeons were too long and often boring as hel. As were many of the raids, with having to clear mounds of trash before seeing a boss, or just having to clear through trash just to get into the instance. That design just exhausts and bores players.

I'm totally torn on this - whilst yeah the old dungeons were bloody long and intricate the new ones can in some cases (VH) be literally one room. I had to go back to BRD for a schematic today and as I've only played it as dps I quickly got very lost and could not get where I needed to go.

Nobody could manage to get lost in the new dungeons - there a room or a straight line. But the new ones are far better for pug and emblem grinding so it's swings and roundabouts really.

It would be nice if they put in the occasional old style dungeon I guess.
 
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News Comments > Direct2Drive.eu Launches
2. Re: Direct2Drive.eu Launches Feb 3, 2010, 21:37 Lorcin
 
IGN Entertainment announces the launch of Direct2Drive.eu to cater specifically to European digital distribution customers. Word is: "To celebrate the launch of the new store , D2D are teaming up with a host of AAA publishers on a series of price promotions , beginning with THQ who are offering 50% off mostly a load of rubbish you'd never look at if you weren't drunk and impulse buying. Happy Shopping.

I fixed it!
 
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News Comments > WoW Direct Auction House Access
1. Re: WoW Direct Auction House Access Feb 3, 2010, 21:34 Lorcin
 
"certain elements of the service will be premium-based"

That would by buyout then. It's the only single feature 99.9% of the people would really really want from AH access and so the one thing they'll charge for.
 
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