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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
5. Re: Morning Consolidation Jun 10, 2014, 09:42 Verno
 
ViRGE wrote on Jun 10, 2014, 09:20:
Verno wrote on Jun 10, 2014, 09:07:
The Playstation TV thing is kinda crazy good. Plays PS1-PS3 and Vita games, runs streaming apps and can use PS Now. All that for $99, the cost of a FireTV or Roku.
Two quick points of clarification:

1) It only plays PS1 games and [i]some[/i] Vita games. Most Vita games do not work on it since it lacks touchpad controls.

2) For comparing it to the FireTV/Roku, the Vita/Playstation TV can only output to a maximum of 1080i/720p. All dedicated media boxes these days can do 1080p.

I read it's going to do PS1/Vita natively and PS2/PS3 using PS Now.

Didn't know about the resolution thing but I'm not streaming a lot of 1080p content for the moment. Good to know though.

The remote play potential with the PS4 on a second TV is pretty good too. I think I'll pick one up.
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V for PC This Fall
13. Re: Grand Theft Auto V for PC This Fall Jun 10, 2014, 09:36 Verno
 
Ozmodan wrote on Jun 10, 2014, 09:11:
When you get to the 5th version, most games get stale, this is one of them. They are better off just doing this game for the new consoles than wasting time on the PC version.

Even the kids are tired of this series. Time to move on to something different.

Hahaha what? This game sold like 33 million copies you dunce and is by far one of the strongest creative efforts in the series.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Jun 10, 2014, 09:07 Verno
 
The Playstation TV thing is kinda crazy good. Plays PS1-PS3 and Vita games, runs streaming apps and can use PS Now. All that for $99, the cost of a FireTV or Roku.  
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News Comments > Far Cry 4 Trailers
1. Re: Far Cry 4 Trailers Jun 10, 2014, 09:05 Verno
 
Man, if they don't let you venture up to some of the Himalayan peaks that would be a huge missed opportunity. Having the big boss fight set against Kangchenjunga or Makalu would be amazing.  
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News Comments > Dreadnought Announced
1. Re: Dreadnaught Announced Jun 10, 2014, 09:03 Verno
 
That looked pretty cool and its nice to see something a little different for a change.  
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V for PC This Fall
5. Re: Grand Theft Auto V for PC This Fall Jun 10, 2014, 09:02 Verno
 
Awesome, the mods for this are going to be nuts.  
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News Comments > H1Z1 "My Evil Ways" E3 Trailer
10. Re: H1Z1 Jun 9, 2014, 16:23 Verno
 
Wallshadows wrote on Jun 9, 2014, 15:02:
I'll just come out and say it. If a game can come along and be a DayZ clone but not look, run and control like shit then I'd probably buy it.

The Real Virtuality 3 engine is both a curse and a blessing so seeing how a game like this runs on the same engine that powers Planetside 2 will be interesting.

Agreed. Something on the scope of DayZ without an insane amount of bugs and the clunky controls would be fine.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 9, 2014, 15:01 Verno
 
harlock wrote on Jun 9, 2014, 14:53:
new crackdown and phantom dust.. seriously fucks with my distaste for xbox

I don't know, I've tried going back to Crackdown and the gameplay didn't age well. I didn't care for the second game at all either. I can't even remember Phantom Dust anymore, the original Xbox days are awhile behind me.

That Scalebound game was the only thing that really piqued my interest.

I love the point where they fucked with Conker fans by admitting (with the help on Conker) there wasn't going to be a new one, but you could go make your own in Spark. Classy

Yeah that was pretty lame. Project Spark itself has some of the most obnoxious microtransactions I've ever seen in a game too.

Creston, it was basically Halo HD collection, Crackdown, yet another Fable game, Sunset Overdrive and a lot of third party stuff. Very underwhelming.
 
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News Comments > Two Tomb Raider Games Announced
1. Re: Two Tomb Raider Games Announced Jun 9, 2014, 14:36 Verno
 
Cool, I really enjoyed the latest reboot so looking forward to these.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 9, 2014, 14:33 Verno
 
That was really underwhelming. Felt like a very "safe" showing when they should have been swinging for the fences. No Halo 5 showing was surprising too, the Halo HD collection on the other hand not so surprising.

On the plus side no TVTVTVTV and Kinect nonsense.
 
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News Comments > etc.
10. Re: etc. Jun 9, 2014, 13:51 Verno
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 9, 2014, 12:12:
If this guy ever moves beyond a one hit wonder and establishes himself as a real designer with some longevity I might give him some credence. The reality is so far he's a punk who got lucky once, so no.

Your bitter jealousy is apparent in your post. He got lucky to the tune of many million dollars. I think all of us could stand to have some of that "luck". If the number of hits is a yard stick for success then by your own words most developers are total failures by comparison.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
23. Re: Steam Top 10 Jun 9, 2014, 10:46 Verno
 
I know a lot of people who just play MMOs as time fillers and don't even seem to derive much enjoyment from them. Sometimes I think "well just play something else!" but I do the same thing with ARPGs so who am I to criticize?  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Jun 9, 2014, 10:41 Verno
 
Crackdown 3 announcement expected tonight.

Ugh why? The first game was a fun bonus to getting that old Halo 4 beta or whatever. The second game was completely uninspired and the gameplay did not age well. I know they own the IP but I can't believe its worth that much anymore, the second games sales were quite tame and Microsoft would have been better off funding something new.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 9, 2014, 10:14 Verno
 
The NFL operating as a non-profit is still pretty amusing.  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
6. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jun 9, 2014, 10:09 Verno
 
Dagnamit wrote on Jun 9, 2014, 10:02:
Look guilty? He IS guilty. He broke the law. He's not a "traitor", but he's definitely a coward. He had a great opportunity to stand for something bigger than himself and be a symbol for what the people want. Less intrusion. the vast majority of Americans were outraged by what was/is going on. He blew it for himself and for everyone else, tbh.

I don't know, if you look at how past whistleblowers have been treated by the government and the scope of what he broke info on I can totally understand fearing for your safety and fleeing. The deck is loaded against whistleblowers, the protections are inadequate and the legal reprisals can be significant, that's without getting into the grey area shit the government can get into. Maybe he wasn't thinking about his place in history and was instead worrying about the safety of his family and himself, a pretty human thing to do.

I think it's really easy to criticize his convictions and courage but putting myself on the other side of it I can easily see why. How many of us would do any different? He's not exactly living the life of luxury either. Being exiled to Russia away from friends and family potentially forever is pretty significant.

I think he should have stayed but at the same time I can't really blame him for not doing so.
 
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News Comments > It Came from E3 2014, Part 0
2. Re: It Came from E3 2014, Part 0 Jun 9, 2014, 09:26 Verno
 
Microsofts is this morning at 9:30 to 11 a.m. PDT, early afternoon for east coasters.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Hits $45M
46. Re: Into the Black Jun 9, 2014, 09:01 Verno
 
NKD wrote on Jun 8, 2014, 23:36:
harlock wrote on Jun 8, 2014, 21:28:
NegaDeath wrote on Jun 8, 2014, 20:19:
a nazi sympathizer

should i even bother to ask?

Dude was downplaying the Holocaust and playing up the benefits of the Third Reich in a previous thread. I believe the context was he wanted a game where he was a Nazi hero.

Hahaha at least hes cast off any semblance of being a legit poster and just gone full troll.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 6, 2014, 16:02 Verno
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 6, 2014, 15:44:
Verno wrote on Jun 6, 2014, 14:15:
Yeah.....no tact or introspection.

Shit man, truth hurts, huh?

Back on ignore you go until you grow up!

"be quiet facists, I'm going to censor you!" LOL. You have zero introspection.

I'm not the one trolling for attention on D-Day BTW. Ignore is pointless but feel free, it won't stop me from pointing out when you're being foolish and someone else will inevitably quote it anyway
 
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News Comments > Xbox One Controller Windows Drivers
28. Re: Xbox One Controller Windows Drivers Jun 6, 2014, 14:21 Verno
 
PHJF wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 18:36:
Been using DualShock 4 for months. With wireless.

Does XB1 pad really have so little appreciation that nobody has it working on PC?

It uses proprietary encryption on top of Wifi-Direct so no one can get it working without an adapter, likely one they will sell for $50+.

Also the bumpers on the Xbox One controller suck.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 6, 2014, 14:15 Verno
 
Yeah.....no tact or introspection.  
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