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Signed On May 23, 2007, 03:50
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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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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Apr 17, 2013, 12:45 MattyC
 
Topevoli wrote on Apr 17, 2013, 11:26:
Gran Turismo 6 set for PlayStation 3 according to online retailer.

Based on GT5 I expect this to hit sometime before or around the next millennium.

No kidding, I am surprised this isn't for the PS4. I really don't see them getting it done while the PS3 is the lead console.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
12. Re: Steam Top 10 Apr 14, 2013, 16:58 MattyC
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Apr 14, 2013, 15:39:
Skyrim sounds great, from reviews online, face to face anecdotes about the game friends and coworkers tell me, etc. None of that matters, however. It is the principle now. Discounted GotY version and/or $9.99 or under version.

The few who are left will prevail!

I can kind of get what you are going for there. I payed full price at launch for AoE II, so I am not sold on the HD Edition at that price point. That said, c'mon... Skyrim is great. If you won't give money to devs making great stuff then what are you going to expect in the future?
 
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News Comments > Shadowrun Returns DRM Clarified
17. Re: Shadowrun Returns DRM Clarified Apr 13, 2013, 17:02 MattyC
 
Dev wrote on Apr 13, 2013, 15:53:
Rattlehead wrote on Apr 13, 2013, 15:38:
Why would anyone want to sign a deal with Microsoft? They literally have no souls.
Because if they didn't they couldn't use the IP.

Which is sad because it makes no sense. The only game Microsoft made with the IP had absolutely nothing to do with the IP. It had the name and nothing else.
 
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News Comments > America's Army Beta Signups
1. Re: America's Army Beta Signups Apr 8, 2013, 20:54 MattyC
 
This is still going? I had no idea they ever really followed up on the first release.  
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News Comments > Infinite Space 3: Sea of Stars Kickstarter
3. Re: Infinite Space 3: Sea of Stars Kickstarter Apr 4, 2013, 18:07 MattyC
 
Blackhawk wrote on Apr 4, 2013, 16:20:
The term 'roguelike' has ceased to have any meaning whatsoever. It needs to be retired.

I am always just sad that it never really means roguelike. Nethack is still around and I play it every now and then. It is still plenty of fun, but I wouldn't mind to see a 'modern' retake on that. Though I imagine they would really have to tweak the controls
 
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News Comments > BlizzCon 2013 Ticket Sales This Month
27. Re: BlizzCon 2013 Ticket Sales This Month Apr 4, 2013, 17:53 MattyC
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Apr 4, 2013, 17:43:
I feel Blizzard is on a bit of a tumble currently with SC2

You didn't care for SC2 either? Guess we just have really different taste. I thought Wings was good and HotS great. D3 I will give you. I think I got my moneys worth with it, but I'd say that was a 70% game on release that way maybe patched into the 80% much later. Which is fine, I have played much worse, but it isn't what I expect from Blizzard.
 
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News Comments > BlizzCon 2013 Ticket Sales This Month
23. Re: BlizzCon 2013 Ticket Sales This Month Apr 4, 2013, 17:35 MattyC
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Apr 4, 2013, 17:19:
Tired of game after 6 years

I am sure my taking a break for pretty much all of Cata impacted how much I like MoP. I got just far enough in that to start running heroics, realized I was done, and was more or less on break until a while after MoP launched. I think that even if someone hadn't been on break they would still feel this expansion is one of the better ones.

I wouldn't recommend you buy it, but if they give you some free time you might want to give it a try. It really renewed my interest in a game I hadn't really been that into since probably early - mid Wrath.
 
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News Comments > BlizzCon 2013 Ticket Sales This Month
21. Re: BlizzCon 2013 Ticket Sales This Month Apr 4, 2013, 17:12 MattyC
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Apr 4, 2013, 17:00:
I listed it as a contributing factor, not the main cause. And I said the skill changes were the bigger reason. At some level you're right, cartoons are cartoons. But everything has it limits and the pandas seemed to cross the line. Remember, they actually did them as an April's Fools joke prior to this....

Ah. I misread that to be more like 50% Pandas 50% talent tree. The talent tree thing I disagreed with on principle, but in reality I haven't really noticed. In that past there was almost always a 'best' build that almost everyone stuck with (with a few relatively rare exceptions) so it didn't change much in game.

I just felt that they did a really good job this time with the instances, zones, art, music, and questing. It really felt like an expansion to me, whereas Cata felt like a lame content patch (at least the max level stuff). Some of the low level redos for Cata were excellent, but out of the higher level content I think the brief novelty of Vashj'ir and the Harrison Jones and Commander Schnottz quests are really the only fun things I remember about Cataclysm.
 
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News Comments > DOOM 4 Development Rebooted in 2011
59. Re: DOOM 4 Development Rebooted in 2011 Apr 4, 2013, 16:48 MattyC
 
game could and should be as big as Skyrim.

So it is safe to say that they know nothing about Doom as a series.
 
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News Comments > BlizzCon 2013 Ticket Sales This Month
19. Re: BlizzCon 2013 Ticket Sales This Month Apr 4, 2013, 16:43 MattyC
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Apr 4, 2013, 15:17:
the silliness of the pandas

I will never get this. At what point was WoW super serious? It has always had pop culture and little silly things all over it. But no, Pandas (that were in WC3) somehow ruins it? Different things for different people and all, but that seems pretty extreme.

It is still WoW, which is an old game at this point, but MoP incredible compared to Cata. I would say best expansion since TBC.
 
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News Comments > Source Engine Steampipe Conversions
6. Re: Source Engine Steampipe Conversions Apr 2, 2013, 19:55 MattyC
 
Verno wrote on Apr 2, 2013, 10:11:
Day of Defeat, le sigh. My favorite mod which languished after Valve bought the IP, I've never seen a community dry up so quickly.

I miss 3.1

A version of it exists for Steam, but I don't think I have ever seen an active, real server for it unfortunately.
 
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News Comments > XCOM Shooter Getting Rebranded?
2. Re: XCOM Shooter Getting Rebranded? Mar 27, 2013, 21:14 MattyC
 
I was happy with Enemy Unknown, but this? Unless they have made massive changes I can't see myself being interested.  
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News Comments > Natural Selection 2 Free Weekend
7. Re: Natural Selection 2 Free Weekend & Sale Mar 21, 2013, 11:03 MattyC
 
This is just what I have been waiting for on NS2. I really had fun with the mod, but was unsure of this release. Getting to actually try it to decide is perfect. I had just seen too many mixed comments / reviews to buy it without a test.  
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: On Sale Mar 20, 2013, 22:33 MattyC
 
If you haven't picked up XCOM: Enemy Unknown it is a great game. Not without some bugs, but overall a solid release.  
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News Comments > Alice 3 Possibilities Raised
9. Re: Alice 3 Possibilities Raised Mar 14, 2013, 11:39 MattyC
 
dheer wrote on Mar 14, 2013, 10:17:
I guess I'm in the minority but I loved both Alice games. Madness Returns, while repetitive in some spots, felt like a solid step forward.

I'd back it on kickstarter, no doubt.

I never played the second, but I really enjoyed the first. Another title in the series could be interesting.
 
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News Comments > Numenera Details
4. Re: Numenera Details Mar 12, 2013, 16:49 MattyC
 
I am trying to not get super excited for this until it has shown more progress, but I don't think it is working. Everything seems to, at least for now, confirm that it will be great.  
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