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Signed On Oct 16, 2006, 19:42
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Unstoppable Gorg
7. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Unstoppable Gorg Jan 19, 2012, 23:45 LOC
 
Dungeon Defenders is tower defense, and that's getting to be over 5 gigs now (with all the DLC added probably more).  
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News Comments > The Old Republic Update Next Week
4. Re: The Old Republic Update Next Week Jan 13, 2012, 02:05 LOC
 
And not only that, but the Rakghouls are already in the lore of the SWTOR universe, since Rakghouls were in the game since the first KOTOR itself.  
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News Comments > PC Stacking Plans
2. Re: PC Stacking Plans Dec 16, 2011, 11:23 LOC
 
I wish they'd bring over Trenched....er Iron Brigade to PC. I'd totally dig playing that on PC bigtime.  
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News Comments > Arkham City DLC Next Month
18. Re: removed Nov 29, 2011, 22:36 LOC
 
Sphinx wrote on Nov 29, 2011, 20:26:
They should rename it "Batman: Punch Thugs in the Face." I'd gladly pay full price for that too.

I'm just saying it's pretty rewarding when those guys show up in body armor so you get to do the "beatdown" combo. Especially after a bad day at work.

Yeah, the combat in the game, while really quite simple, is soooo satisfying. I love the slo mo zoom ins on doods getting raped by Bats.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Serious Sam 3: BFE
12. Re: Ships Ahoy - Serious Sam 3: BFE Nov 22, 2011, 19:03 LOC
 
Dev wrote on Nov 22, 2011, 18:24:
Something about playing this makes my eyes go wonky. I've never had that happen before from playing shooters.

Oh man thank you! I thought I was the only one. I got seriously dizzy playing this. This has NEVER happened before in my entire gaming life, so I don't know what the hell Croteam did, but yowza. When you get that hammer at the start and swing it, I felt like I was going to puke/pass out practically!
 
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News Comments > Hedone Beta Testing
1. Re: Hedone Beta Testing Nov 8, 2011, 00:33 LOC
 
Very slick game. Presentation, sometimes at least, is everything. And this game has it in spades imo. Game is fun also, which is a plus. I just wish there were more beta testers. Not to mention more test windows open.  
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News Comments > WAR Safe From F2P and TOR
2. Re: WAR Safe From F2P and TOR Oct 13, 2011, 02:02 LOC
 
Illumin wrote on Oct 13, 2011, 01:43:
If Lucas Arts didn't let Galaxy go free to play you can bet they aren't going to let SWTOR go free to play. EA loves money too so don't see it happening anyways. There could be 5 guys left playing and EA would still charge them 15$ a month.

This had nothing to do with TOR going F2P. He discussed whether they would make WAR F2P and how TOR would affect WAR in the long run. Since they have WOH coming up, they don't feel the need to go down the F2P route with WAR, even though most people would argue otherwise.

TOR will never go F2P, not with the budget and resources that have been sunk into it. WAR should be F2P by this point.
 
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News Comments > Max Payne 3 in March 2012, Multiplayer Support Confirmed
3. Re: Max Payne 3 in March 2012, Multiplayer Support Confirmed Sep 8, 2011, 10:28 LOC
 
Verno wrote on Sep 8, 2011, 10:26:
Rockstar rarely lets me down, I'll give it a chance.

I agree. Even though we didn't get RDR on PC, R* very rarely releases a dud. So I have high hopes for this. Plus, I always wanted multiplayer for Max Payne (The Specialists HL1 mod ftw!) so this is great news finally for me!
 
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News Comments > Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Announced
36. Re: Marketing speech hurts Aug 12, 2011, 20:00 LOC
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Aug 12, 2011, 19:34:
Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress)

Newsflash, if you are a corporation, you better know what franchises you created and which you didn't.

Because TF and CS are not by Valve , TF was a mod for Quake, and CS a mod for HL. Done by modders, NOT by valve.

Valve bought the mod teams, and the IPs for those games/mods as I'm sure you know. Therefore they can say whatever they want, since they own the names and all that good stuff.
 
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News Comments > BioShock: Infinite E3 Trailer
11. Re: BioShock: Infinite E3 Trailer Jul 10, 2011, 00:49 LOC
 
bigspender wrote on Jul 9, 2011, 18:53:
Acleacius wrote on Jul 9, 2011, 18:49:
Looks great, count me in!

It's scripted becasue they are tying to give an example of the story and gameplay. The progression had to make sense in the context of the presentation.

Complaining becasue a preview is scripted is like going to a movie and complaining you don't get to make the decisions and choose the paths during the movie.

we're complaining that the game is scripted not the presentation (of course its going to be set up to show off the game)

the gameplay itself looks like you don't really have any control over the game, it might as well be a movie

edit: that was the first 15 minutes of the game apparantly not an example.

Actually that part of the game is from the end of the 3rd level of the game. If you watch the extended cuts interview with Levine on GT, he says that explicitly.
 
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News Comments > PC Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale This Week
9. Re: PC Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale This Week May 23, 2011, 17:40 LOC
 
Elessar wrote on May 23, 2011, 16:41:
Icewind wrote on May 23, 2011, 15:39:
LOC wrote on May 23, 2011, 15:21:
Sweet. Don't know why exactly, but I'm rather looking forward to this game for some reason.

I hate when people say that. "Oh gawd, I don't know why but I want this."

Then why are you even gaming?

It's being made as a modern day equivalent to the Dark Alliance games, the devs even admitted to being BG:DA fans and they want to recreate that same type of casual gameplay with this one.

Educate yourself.
Yeah LOC get your shit together! Don't come in here with your anti-gaming attitude and your uneducated drivel! It's seriously offensive. Like seriously!

I'm so sorry! Please forgive me!
 
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News Comments > Dead Island Trailer
3. Re: Dead Island Trailer May 23, 2011, 15:22 LOC
 
That's what I thought also lol

Sign me up also!
 
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News Comments > PC Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale This Week
1. Re: PC Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale This Week May 23, 2011, 15:21 LOC
 
Sweet. Don't know why exactly, but I'm rather looking forward to this game for some reason.  
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News Comments > Battlefield Play4Free Launches
9. Re: Battlefield Play4Free Launches Apr 4, 2011, 16:22 LOC
 
zirik wrote on Apr 4, 2011, 16:05:
LOC wrote on Apr 4, 2011, 14:39:
zirik wrote on Apr 4, 2011, 11:52:
they need to fix that stupid load time at the start of every match when custom outfit are loading for each player. or at least give the option to disable viewing of custom outfits.

This is actually fixed (or changed?) in the newest version. I was shocked to see it gone myself. I got killed and was like, here comes the stuttering stupid nonsense as it tries to load everyone else's customization's etc. But nope, they are gone!

i stopped playing the beta last month. when did this latest patch come? people i play with say it is still there. the same problem exists with battlefield heroes and that game has been out for a long time now.

Not sure when it got patched. I played yesterday and noticed it was gone then (and that was the latest patch as far as I know).
 
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News Comments > Battlefield Play4Free Launches
7. Re: Battlefield Play4Free Launches Apr 4, 2011, 14:39 LOC
 
zirik wrote on Apr 4, 2011, 11:52:
they need to fix that stupid load time at the start of every match when custom outfit are loading for each player. or at least give the option to disable viewing of custom outfits.

This is actually fixed (or changed?) in the newest version. I was shocked to see it gone myself. I got killed and was like, here comes the stuttering stupid nonsense as it tries to load everyone else's customization's etc. But nope, they are gone!
 
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News Comments > Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime and Demo Available
1. Re: Ships Ahoy - Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime Mar 23, 2011, 22:40 LOC
 
Here's a tip for this game guys.

The PC version has NO online co-op at all, just like the previous port did not. Isn't that nice? It does have local co-op, but that's it.

Plus, from what I played of the demo, it's horrid.
 
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News Comments > Black Prophecy N.A. Closed Beta Begins
2. Re: Black Prophecy N.A. Closed Beta Begins Mar 23, 2011, 17:14 LOC
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Mar 23, 2011, 17:09:
Wow... ANOTHER MMO. How much random unspent monthly income do games companies really think their target audiences have, let alone free time?

Seriously, there can only BE so many financially successful MMOs concurrently, publishers. Pull your heads out of your asses.

The game is F2P.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Black Ops Double XP Weekend
2. Re: Call of Duty: Black Ops Double XP Weekend Feb 4, 2011, 13:15 LOC
 
It'd be nice months after release now if I could actually play the fucking game by now. Jesus christ.  
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News Comments > Crysis 2 Trailer
4. Re: Crysis 2 Trailer Feb 2, 2011, 17:37 LOC
 
Techie714 wrote on Feb 2, 2011, 16:11:
That was a pretty cool in game trailer. The graphics looked awesome & the music was pretty sick. I'll be getting this on day 1.

The music was sick alright. Frank Sinatra is turning in his grave.

SP looks pretty good to me though. Didn't care for the MP demo all that much. But then again, it is just a demo.
 
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News Comments > OnLive PlayPack Launches
17. Re: OnLive PlayPack Launches Feb 1, 2011, 20:55 LOC
 
Tumbler wrote on Feb 1, 2011, 20:14:
Hmmm some weird issues with the MP side of DoW2 on Onlive. There are only 3 options for MP games, 1v1, 2v2, and 3v3. The version on steam currently has 6 options I believe including several FFA options. Plus the pool of games you connect with must be unique to onlive because it only ever found 1 game and after about 5 min of searching I was still the only apparent game on there. (said it found 1 game, which I believe was me)

I booted up the steam version to see if there was just no one on and it immediately found 10 or so games.

Hopefully they will be able to sync these games so it's all the same online community.

Nope, multiplayer will be separate for the foreseeable future with Online. It's one of the major major downsides of the service imo.
 
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