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Signed On May 23, 2007, 03:50
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News Comments > Spawn of StarCraft II
7. Re: Spawn of StarCraft II Jun 5, 2013, 09:57 MattyC
 
Xero wrote on Jun 5, 2013, 09:41:
the Best Buy near me has 3 Collector Edition cases still sitting on the shelves in their PC gaming section

I think the PC gaming sections of well... pretty much every store are just graveyards anymore. I usually see collector or limited editions of most any game there well after release. They only seem to get a very limited number of titles and they don't ever really seem to move. I think most people go digital instead of B&M.

Plus collector's editions really only target hardcore fans. They all snagged it at launch. More casual players aren't going to pay the premium and with direct download it isn't that likely that they would even go to a store for it.
 
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News Comments > DuckTales: Remastered for PC This Summer
22. Re: DuckTales: Remastered for PC This Summer Jun 5, 2013, 09:41 MattyC
 
Interesting. I had Quackshot as a kid, but I never knew there was a full on DuckTales game.

Parallax Abstraction wrote on Jun 5, 2013, 09:07:
Did someone say Duck Tales? /shamelessplug

edit: After watching your video that game seems really familiar. I guess I played it as well. Might have been a rental. Either way thanks for the nostalgia.

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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions May 29, 2013, 15:40 MattyC
 
Hopefully NASL continues its SC2 content. It had really shaped up to be an excellent league with lots of extra content. Pity if it has to close down because of WCS.  
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News Comments > Marvel Heroes Early Launch Delays
6. Re: Marvel Heroes Early Launch Delays May 29, 2013, 13:09 MattyC
 
This early access is for those who coughed up $199.00 for The Ultimate Pack from the game's founder's program

Shocked Given the history of MMOs, those are some bold people. I felt really burned by paying retail for the mess that was Age of Conan. I couldn't imagine dropping $200 and hoping a quality MMO that will last comes out.
 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. May 29, 2013, 12:40 MattyC
 
I thought the Whimsyshire easter egg in D3 was a great jab at those people on its own. That said, they mostly ruined it by making it annoyingly hard to get to. The higher difficulties of it were also absurdly expensive given what was likely to drop there. Funny idea but weak implementation.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: Morning Consolidation May 15, 2013, 14:42 MattyC
 
Rumor: Gran Turismo 6 for PS3 this holiday.

Given the development time of the last one, I highly doubt this. Unless it is just some minimal upgrade from the previous release.
 
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News Comments > Resident Evil Revelations Demo
9. Re: Resident Evil Revelations Demo May 15, 2013, 08:58 MattyC
 
I haven't enjoyed a RE game since Resident Evil 4, but if they are willing to release a demo I will give it a go.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Turning One
45. Re: Diablo III Turning One May 15, 2013, 08:34 MattyC
 
Beelzebud wrote on May 14, 2013, 18:50:
People keep bringing up an expansion. Here is all I'm going to say about an expansion for Diablo 3:

The RMAH should have paid for one 10 times over again, and they really have completely lost touch if they plan on charging for an expansion, while making who-knows how much money on their RMAH.

They make what? Like $1 per RMHA? How much activity is on the RMAH? People make this argument but it seems silly to me. They run WoW, they don't need the money and I doubt the AH even covers server costs for D3.

I don't mean to say that the game doesn't continue to have issues, but I doubt the RMAH is some super cash cow.
 
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News Comments > Anno Online Open Beta
7. Re: Anno Online Open Beta May 14, 2013, 15:20 MattyC
 
It seems very limited. I guess I was still in the tutorial section, but it was still forcing me to use prespecified building locations a reasonable bit in.  
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News Comments > Anno Online Open Beta
3. Re: Anno Online Open Beta May 14, 2013, 13:27 MattyC
 
Creston wrote on May 14, 2013, 13:07:
It's free. All you're out of is a few hours of spare time.

Creston

Yes, but some F2P games are really more 'F2P but not really, you have to pay to do pretty much anything after the start'. Age of Empires Online was like that (at least at first, they may have changed it later).
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Turning One
25. Re: Diablo III Turning One May 14, 2013, 12:25 MattyC
 
I quit long ago, never really got very far into A4 Inferno and I didn't think I would be back. I started playing again after the most recent patch and am having a bit of fun. I doubt I will continue to play for a long time, but they really did make a ton of improvements since launch. It doesn't change the fact that it is absurd for a game that spent that long in development to take another year after release to get this good, but it is something. I think D3 wasn't really a traditional Blizzard quality game, but it was still fun.

I can't speak to the AH, never really used it.
 
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News Comments > Metro Last Light FOV Locked; DX9 & Aiming Workarounds; Reviews; Sale
17. Re: Metro Last Light FOV Locked; DX9 & Aiming Workarounds; Reviews; Sale May 13, 2013, 22:13 MattyC
 
netnerd85 wrote on May 13, 2013, 21:06:
Yosemite Sam wrote on May 13, 2013, 20:52:
TB says
That guy is a douche of the most first class douches.

... Why exactly?
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
6. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 3, 2013, 14:05 MattyC
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on May 3, 2013, 12:15:
We have four Pis at the house running Raspbmc that do nothing but stream media off of the media server in the rack.

They work flawlessly and we've had zero issues so far with anything we've played. You have to manually setup the A/V sync in the settings menu, however.

Is this with standard def or HD? I would love to replace my power guzzling mid-tower with soemthing tiny that sips power, but I am just not sold on it being able to handle HD.
 
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News Comments > Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses
6. Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses May 3, 2013, 10:12 MattyC
 
Mad Max RW wrote on May 3, 2013, 09:31:
This is Ion Storm all over again.

While I gather there was false presentation here, (haven't played the game myself, going off of comments) I don't think it was the level of Dominion trickery. I also don't think they are buying up games and shoveling them out to get out of a contract, they are just being dumb as far as I can tell.

I am not trying to say they are sustainable, but they also aren't throwing out shovelware while hyping up a terrible title like Daikatana. Also, sadly, I don't see one of their subdivisions cranking out a Deus Ex or Anachronox.
 
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Hardware > 2.1 speakers?
10. No subject Apr 25, 2013, 19:50 MattyC
 
Verno wrote on Apr 8, 2013, 14:24:
Echoing PHJF to just get a great pair of headphones unless you're doing a lot of gaming with friends over.

If you must have speakers, get some nice bookshelf speakers and an amp.

I would second this. Though that is going to put it out of your budget. It is something you might want to consider saving up for. I highly doubt you will regret it.
 
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News Comments > First BlizzCon 2013 Tickets Sell Out
4. Re: First BlizzCon 2013 Tickets Sell Out Apr 25, 2013, 14:12 MattyC
 
Optional nickname wrote on Apr 25, 2013, 11:06:
Just like in their battlenet forums and reddit subforum, All these tickets have been sold out to Blizzard Moderators pretending to be the brainless yes-men fanbois!

Fact: EA , (EA! Guys, we're talking about EA!!!) ==> has, and is actively supporting their new game of Simcity, in the first month of release, far more than Blizzard ever has or will ever do, in the course of this whole year since D3 was released!

What an embarassment of epic proportions that must be!

so long, Blizztards.

I might go out there and scalp some T-Shirts with printed words: EA +1, Blizzard -1

...ok
 
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News Comments > XCOM Shooter "Fresh Look" Reveal in "Days"
9. Re: XCOM Shooter Apr 24, 2013, 10:17 MattyC
 
Enemy Unknown had some issues for sure, but overall I thought it was a great game. I thought the length of the campaign was perfect. I am at about 50 hours and I am just shy of finishing my second campaign with the second being set to the longer campaign DLC option.  
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News Comments > March NPD Results
6. Re: March NPD Results Apr 19, 2013, 16:52 MattyC
 
Prez wrote on Apr 19, 2013, 16:19:
Isn't' that version of "The Walking Dead" the one that completely sucks?? Speechless

Pretty much
 
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News Comments > March NPD Results
1. Re: March NPD Results Apr 19, 2013, 10:50 MattyC
 
Is it just me or did they really fail with marketing that Gears of War game? I didn't even know they were making another entry in the series until I read an article saying it wasn't selling as well as past ones a few days ago.  
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News Comments > Morning Previews
1. Re: Morning Previews Apr 18, 2013, 13:16 MattyC
 
FIFA!  
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