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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
7. Re: Evening Consolidation Jul 20, 2013, 02:25 entr0py
 
Julio wrote on Jul 19, 2013, 19:40:
They're going to lose a ton of cash by making it Xbone exclusive. Maybe they know the game is going to suck, so taking the sure cash from Microsoft is the better approach?

The original game was also an Xbox exclusive, and that didn't keep it from being good. I just hope they do a windows port. I mean, it's still a Microsoft OS after all, why not?
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
9. Re: Evening Consolidation Jul 17, 2013, 01:14 entr0py
 
If you're communicating via Skype or any other sort of voip or video conference, it seems safe to assume that can be intercepted by intelligence agencies.

But here's what I don't get about the fears that the Kinect will spy on you all the time that the console is on. Don't we have the technology to tell if a videostream is being uploaded? Even if it was saved to the hard drive and uploaded along with other data, I would imagine researchers could detect that.
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Gameplay Trailer Teases "Grand Theft Auto Online"
110. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Gameplay Trailer Teases Jul 11, 2013, 04:34 entr0py
 
InBlack wrote on Jul 10, 2013, 07:49:
Just noticed something, there is "five" embossed in front of the roman numeral "V". I guess thats for people who can't read roman numerals...

/facepalm

Ive heard that the U.S. education system has gone down the tubes in the last 20-30 years or so, but really? Is it really THAT bad???

They're trying to make the logo look like currency. Just changing the color and texture of the logo would be too subtle, but the FIVE banner in that font gives the instant impression of money.
 
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News Comments > Natural Selection 2 Female Marine Detailed
9. Re: Natural Selection 2 Female Marine Detailed Jul 6, 2013, 04:24 entr0py
 
It is ironic that in the press release they site an article about the impracticality of having decorative metal boobs built into breast plates, but all of their designs feature futuristic boobplate.  
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
7. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jun 28, 2013, 03:35 entr0py
 
Yeah that seems pretty messed up, and crazy that he wasn't at least released on bail if the charges weren't dropped entirely.

However the only human contacted for the story was the kid's dad. There might be more to it.
 
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior Classic Redux Announced
10. Re: Shadow Warrior Classic Redux Announced Jun 26, 2013, 17:31 entr0py
 
I just hope they don't remove the racism. Cringing at the game is really half of the nostalgia.  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
15. Re: Evening Consolidation Jun 21, 2013, 00:38 entr0py
 
I think the preorder numbers made it very clear, it wasn't just a minority "internet whining" as Blizinski put it, rather it was a huge number of customers actually willing to put their money where their convictions are. And a victory for consumer rights. Long live the first sale doctrine.  
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News Comments > MS Backtracks on Xbox One DRM & Region Locks
57. Re: MS Backtracks on Xbox One DRM & Region Locks Jun 19, 2013, 19:08 entr0py
 
I was waiting for this news. The very day after the console was announced Microsoft started backtracking. Apparently no longer immune to universal disdain.

Microsoft dismisses Xbox One online requirements and used-game fees as 'potential scenarios'

Now all they have to do is offer a Kinect-free version for $100 less and it would be a decent option.

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News Comments > Humble Bundle with Android
4. Re: Humble Bundle with Android Jun 19, 2013, 01:32 entr0py
 
This make me think, can anyone recommend a site with useful android game reviews? Metacritic doesn't do android, and the play store directs you to truly awful stuff.  
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News Comments > It Came from E3 2013, Part Six
8. Re: It Came from E3 2013, Part Six Jun 16, 2013, 20:03 entr0py
 
I'm not bothered by sexy game characters; games are entertainment, and attractive women are certainly entertaining. But what seems embarrassing and unprofessional is hiring lots of models to bounce around your trade conferences. You're there to work, the only people allowed are industry and press. And while you're at work you need to work with women who you should do your best not to creep out or demean.

I guess it could be argued that the booth babes are a form of advertizement, and there for the customers, not the attendees. But that doesn't really seem to be the case.
 
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News Comments > New Warhammer 40K MMORPG Announced
18. Re: New Warhammer 40K MMORPG Announced Jun 12, 2013, 20:09 entr0py
 
Before anyone starts getting excited I feel you should see this:


http://www.metacritic.com/company/behaviour-interactive
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
11. Re: Evening Consolidation Jun 12, 2013, 01:12 entr0py
 
Sony deserves all the praise they're getting, but unfortunately they did copy Microsoft's policy in one area. On the PS4 you'll have to pay $50 a year to play any games online, even though most console games are peer-to-peer.


Sony to require playstation plus membership for online games
 
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News Comments > Castlevania Lords of Shadow Ultimate Edition for PC
14. Re: Castlevania Lords of Shadow Ultimate Edition for PC Jun 7, 2013, 02:54 entr0py
 
I recall enjoying this as a rental, but I don't think it's worth much more than that. So. . . wait until it comes down to $10 on the PC?  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
3. Re: Morning Safety Dance May 31, 2013, 15:53 entr0py
 
Can we assume they access social networking pages that are meant to be private? Otherwise it's all just information published in the public domain.  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
8. Re: Evening Consolidation May 31, 2013, 00:22 entr0py
 
I hope Microsoft is paying attention. EA must have had good reason to abandon their scheme to fine customers for reselling games. They didn't do it out of the goodness of their hearts, they did it because at some point screwing your customers becomes bad for business.  
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News Comments > Memorial Mobilization
11. Re: Memorial Mobilization May 27, 2013, 20:54 entr0py
 
Isn't the central idea of a god game that the player is the god? Making it into a game where you worship an arbitrary young Scottish boy takes it in a rather different direction.  
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News Comments > Xbox One Announced
68. Re: Xbox One Announced May 21, 2013, 17:33 entr0py
 
Redmask wrote on May 21, 2013, 17:15:
nin wrote on May 21, 2013, 17:13:
SpectralMeat wrote on May 21, 2013, 17:09:
I find the Blu-Ray player in the xbox pretty amusing

They're trying to slide that one under the radar.


Along with the online requirements and Kinect datamining, looks like that patent was the real deal.

The details are still fuzzy, but according to the Wired article there will be offline games. Though it seems there must at least an online activation for each game.

Are developers forced to create games that have these online features, and are thus not playable offline? They are not, Xbox exec Whitten said to Wired but I hope they do. So the always-online future may come in incremental steps.
 
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News Comments > Xbox One Announced
15. Re: Xbox One Announced May 21, 2013, 15:16 entr0py
 
I hope they run into a big class action due to the proposed game licensing scam. My understanding was that computer software has a special exemption from the First-sale doctrine, but that game consoles have no such exemption and so must legally allow resale of software and hardware.

Unless they plan to integrate some sort of meaningless "online service" into every game that is only there for the purpose of DRM. Even then I hope there's room to challenge it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_sale_doctrine
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
17. Re: Saturday Metaverse Apr 28, 2013, 04:38 entr0py
 
So, reddit finally drove someone to suicide? Time to shut the experiment down, it's had a good run.  
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News Comments > "Strong Possibility" Relic to Make Dawn of War 3
19. No subject Apr 23, 2013, 23:08 entr0py
 
My one real complaint about DoW 2 was how they approached single player. The gameplay of multiplayer was much more fun and varied, I probably spent most of my time with the game in skirmishes against the AI to try to enjoy that part of the game, while avoid the uber leet community that dominates every online RTS game.

The most fun I've ever had with RTS games were the single player campaigns of DoW 1, Winter Assault, CoH, and Opposing Fronts. And they all had a similar formula, missions were scripted and story driven, but basically used the same units and rules at the multiplayer component. I hope they return to that.
 
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