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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 1, 2015, 15:23 nin
 
garrywong wrote on Feb 1, 2015, 15:20:
Also, why are people buying 900 series cards now? For what purpose? My last upgrade was a 760 4gb and there's still nothing that brings it down to its knees.

You realize your own personal experience doesn't apply to everyone, right?

 
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News Comments > Besiege Early Access
2. Re: Besiege Early Access Feb 1, 2015, 15:17 nin
 
siapnar wrote on Feb 1, 2015, 14:59:
This game looks like it can have some pretty hilarious randomness

Let's play link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=716g_OL9-nE


Robbaz liked it as well.

 
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
2. Re: Saturday Consolidation Feb 1, 2015, 15:15 nin
 
Jivaro wrote on Feb 1, 2015, 14:08:
It reminds me that I still haven't gotten of my ass and played Last of Us yet despite the fact that I very certain that I am going to love it. I really ought to do that, if only so I can stop having to go out of my way to avoid spoilers.

It's a fantastic game. Some of the best writing in a game, for sure. Don't forget about the SP DLC afterwords, and then watch Grounded there on YT, or on Amazon video.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 1, 2015, 15:12 nin
 
as it's the last game for a long time.

Whooooooo!

 
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News Comments > Evolve Unlocks in Match-3 Game
14. Re: Into the Black Feb 1, 2015, 01:41 nin
 
NegaDeath wrote on Feb 1, 2015, 00:57:
nin wrote on Jan 31, 2015, 19:47:
"GUISE! WE HATE IT WHEN PEOPLE THINK WE'RE UNDERHANDED ASSHOLES!!!!!!!"

We'd like to apologize to all the fans out there for the confusion over our microtransaction plans. To view this apology please buy the time limited "Apology Pack" for only $24.94!

A Mse once bit my sister...

 
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News Comments > Evolve Unlocks in Match-3 Game
8. Re: Into the Black Jan 31, 2015, 19:47 nin
 
NegaDeath wrote on Jan 31, 2015, 16:33:
Even the "companion app" has microtransactions. As if all the high priced dlc packages wasn't bad enough.

"GUISE! WE HATE IT WHEN PEOPLE THINK WE'RE UNDERHANDED ASSHOLES!!!!!!!"

 
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News Comments > Saturday Safety Dance
9. Re: Saturday Safety Dance Jan 31, 2015, 19:34 nin
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 31, 2015, 18:50:
I get hijacked from Blues at least a couple of times per year because of this.

I sent Blue that Shadown HK link on RPS the other day, and it (specifically the ads) tried to redirect him to malware (he emailed back, and asked me about it). So yeah, it's frequently not the web site so much as who they get the ads from, and what shit goes on over there.

 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Jan 31, 2015, 15:33 nin
 

Watched that video last night and was amazed at the quality.

 
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News Comments > Prison Architect Sells 1M
9. Re: Prison Architect Sells 1M Jan 31, 2015, 15:30 nin
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 31, 2015, 12:27:
Anyway, kudos to them.

Agreed. Glad it turned out well for them.

 
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News Comments > Evolve Unlocks in Match-3 Game
4. Re: Evolve Unlocks in Match-3 Game Jan 31, 2015, 15:28 nin
 
DangerDog wrote on Jan 31, 2015, 14:01:
They spent more time dreaming up ways to make money off of this game than actually making a fun game to play.

I'll be glad when it's over, I'll say that...

 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
12. Re: etc., etc. Jan 31, 2015, 08:29 nin
 
MacLeod wrote on Jan 31, 2015, 07:49:
Julio wrote on Jan 31, 2015, 04:58:
beremot wrote on Jan 30, 2015, 23:03:
All those people out of work and here you are just crowing about it.

Yes, I'm pretty happy about it. Unethical gaming journalists can all be out of work and that's a good thing. Perhaps they should have done a better ethical job and they'd still have one.

All the people who just stuck to writing gaming articles at joystiq, massively and wowinsider are out of jobs, and you're acting the douche.

If you look at his post history, you'll see you're better off ignoring his inane comments.

 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
5. Re: etc., etc. Jan 30, 2015, 21:16 nin
 
garrywong wrote on Jan 30, 2015, 19:22:
Mmm, fall out from "gamers are dead"? Serves them right.

I don't recall them participating in that, actually. Do you have a link? I didn't think they editorialized much (if at all), they just reported news.

 
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News Comments > Steamship Ahoy - Life is Strange
12. Re: Steamship Ahoy - Life is Strange Jan 30, 2015, 21:15 nin
 
yuastnav wrote on Jan 30, 2015, 20:20:
Okay, so I actually finished Episode 1 and it's pretty shor.
Steam says I've played for 7 hours but I think I've idled for 3 of those.

It was a beautiful experience. Beautiful game.

If they can keep that pace, $20 for 20 hours (even 15) is awesome.

 
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News Comments > Evolve Solo Trailer
5. Re: Evolve Solo Trailer Jan 30, 2015, 21:13 nin
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 30, 2015, 18:50:
You can experience everything Evolve has to offer offline, playing single player.
Okay, then. You've got a sale. Not out of the gate for $60, but when a GOTY edition ships with all the DLC.

Done in one. Well put!

 
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News Comments > Into the Black
1. Re: Into the Black Jan 30, 2015, 17:35 nin
 
Former Joystiq, Shacknews editor Andrew Yoon passes away.

Holy fucking shit...hadn't heard that. Wow.

 
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News Comments > Blizzard Rumors: "Low Expectations" for Heroes of the Storm?
8. Re: Blizzard Rumors: Jan 30, 2015, 11:04 nin
 
SimplyMonk wrote on Jan 30, 2015, 10:59:
BitWraith wrote on Jan 30, 2015, 10:31:
What's wrong with Hearthstone?

TL;DR: Good game, but unfriendly business model by comparison to other offerings.

Maybe it is just me having come from playing a lot of traditional TCGs and Scrolls, but Hearthstone is a very unfriendly business model by comparison.

It costs you a $1.50 for a booster which contains 5 random cards. The only thing you are guaranteed is 1 Rare and 4 commons which have a trade in value of 40 dust or 1 common card of your choice. Add onto that the fact that they have two extra tiers of rarity, Epic and Legendary, but don't publish the drop rates for these tiers so they can increase or decrease the value of your purchase with you having no knowledge of it.

You can't trade with other players or lend them your decks. There is no benefit to play against friends as quests can only be done against random opponents. Drafts don't award you cards of your choosing, but rather just more dust or random cards. The only way to be guaranteed to get a specific card you want is spend obscene amounts of money and hope you get lucky in generating enough dust to craft the card.

Game play itself is an uncomfortable level of random chance, the last expansion particularly. They are also extremely limiting on how you can earn in-game currency. To the point where it is spend $1.50 for a pack or spend 2 days doing quests.

This is highly subjective, but compared to just about every other Digital CCG out there, I despise Hearthstone's model due to all the points above. Solid presentation, flavor and support, but I could never see spending more than the $3 I've spent on that game whereas I've spent maybe ~$100 on Scrolls which wasn't required but because I wanted preconstructed decks or some cosmetic items without having to spend a day or two farming currency for them.

Based on the time I've played, I feel that's a very accurate critique. It's fun, and I like it, but there's a lot of room for improvement, based on your examples.

 
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News Comments > Steamship Ahoy - Life is Strange
2. Re: Steamship Ahoy - Life is Strange Jan 30, 2015, 10:34 nin
 
siapnar wrote on Jan 30, 2015, 10:25:
Gotta say, this looks pretty fantastic

I've heard nothing but good things about it. I'll check it out once all the episodes are out.

 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
2. Re: Game Reviews Jan 30, 2015, 10:13 nin
 
Tim1_2 wrote on Jan 30, 2015, 10:00:
So Dying Light is pretty decent. I think it might get old fast, but we'll see.

Even as someone who got tired of Dead Island by the end, I admit the videos do make it look fun. If I wasn't still plowing through the fall releases, I'd have grabbed it. But as it is, I'll grab it in 6 months for half off...

 
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News Comments > Blizzard Rumors: "Low Expectations" for Heroes of the Storm?
1. Re: Blizzard Rumors: Jan 30, 2015, 09:47 nin
 

Dammit. I want another D3 expansion!

Hopefully the rumors are incorrect...
 
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: On Sale Jan 30, 2015, 08:55 nin
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 30, 2015, 05:13:
I knew a guy who worked help desk that used to play Hearts of Iron on his work PC in between calls. I think it was HoI 2.

We had a guy at my work who ran Runescape all the time...or at least we used to. Not seen him lately.

 
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