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News Comments > Gearbox Snags Homeworld IP
32. Re: Gearbox Snags Homeworld IP Apr 22, 2013, 17:49 Trevellian
 
I knew before I even opened this comment thread that it would just be a cesspool of hatred towards Gearbox. You guys sure don't disappoint.

I for one am happy Homeworld 1 and 2 will finally see the light of day with possible updated HD Resolutions and functioning Steamworks multiplayer.

That's all I want, I don't need a Homeworld 3, I just want the originals, available and playable online with Steamworks.

Thats it. You can all go back to your circlejerk of anger towards Gearbox for finishing up someone elses games instead of grading them on their own merit (i.e. titles they actually worked 100% on).

Peace.
 
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News Comments > Homeworld IP Sold; Kickstarter Refunding Pledges
13. Re: Homeworld IP Sold; Kickstarter Refunding Pledges Apr 19, 2013, 10:43 Trevellian
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Apr 19, 2013, 10:34:
In my fantasy world, Creative Assembly bought the IP and have decided to put a temporary hold on developing the Total War series after Rome II so they can work on Homeworld III.

or they could call it....
Total War: Spaaaaaaaaaaaace
 
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News Comments > Rise of the Triad Multiplayer Footage
22. Re: Rise of the Triad Multiplayer Footage Apr 17, 2013, 10:15 Trevellian
 
This was definitely made with those of us in mind who grew up playing Doom over BBS/Dwango, Quake and Rocket Arena, Duke3D and the original ROTT, for sure. And I love them for it.  
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Certs Gone Wild
22. Re: PlanetSide 2 Certs Gone Wild Apr 11, 2013, 20:45 Trevellian
 
So many of you claim to know so much about a game you all claim to not even or hardly play. It's hilarious.

The game has been improving with every update and the next one will return the game to a more Planetside 1 state with a funneling/lattice system and actual base capture timers.

They make you redownload 5 gigs every time there is a HUGE map update, i.e. the next update coming up with reworked bases and territory. This is because you have to download the entire map files for the giant maps with all the changes.

This cert thing is indeed a pretty serious fuck up. But it's not as bad as everyone makes it out to be. They can give people all the free certs in the world it won't make them a better player or able to take on organized outfits.

Quit fucking crying about a good F2P battlefield style game on a massive scale. Just like any other F2P game if you don't want to put a little cash into it to unlock a few weapons, or you don't want to put a few days of time in to unlock a weapon (Seriously, those of you crying that 1000 certs is a lot for a weapon, don't play the fucking game, you can easily make 300+ Certs in a few hours, I made 700 certs in 3 hours the other night) then you need to go play another fucking game anyway. You're what I refer to as a freeloader, a Free player who thinks they deserve the world. Get lost.
 
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News Comments > Batman: Arkham Origins Revealed
9. Re: Batman: Arkham Origins Revealed Apr 9, 2013, 13:41 Trevellian
 
If its not Rocksteady they might as well not release it. This series is dead, thanks WB! Prototype and Hulk are balls, no hope for this prequel.  
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News Comments > Thunder Wolves Trailer
3. Re: Thunder Wolves Trailer Apr 8, 2013, 11:42 Trevellian
 
Looks like garbage, guess no one will ever beat the original Comanche.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4/AMD Bundle Plans
13. Re: Battlefield 4/AMD Bundle Plans Apr 7, 2013, 11:52 Trevellian
 
You'd think with all of the debri and destruction that the Frostbite engine provides they'd do the competent thing and bundle it with a 680GTX and enable PhysX.

I'm kind of spoiled by Planetside 2 now that they have turned PhysX on, it truly does make the destruction beautiful.
 
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News Comments > Warframe Registers 1M Players
6. Re: Warframe Registers 1M Players Apr 6, 2013, 00:07 Trevellian
 
Most farm boss levels only for Warframe parts. Etc. Thats the only reason I could think of you not finding a group, I queue up regularly and find people.

The game isn't superb but it's fun with a few friends a couple times a week.

It is also technically still in beta. The game has not reached Version 1.0 yet. There is still Deathmatch to be added later on and such.
 
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News Comments > Lara Croft: Reflections TMed
1. Re: Lara Croft: Reflections TMed Mar 22, 2013, 09:38 Trevellian
 
Proceed to speculate? They're already planning a sequel. How damn hard do you need to speculate. Can I get a job in the games industry speculating obvious shit? I assume it pays a lot to do nothing.  
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
3. Re: Evening Interviews Mar 21, 2013, 12:23 Trevellian
 
Old or not, he was more knowledgable and had more integrity (see article for when he refused to be the one to pull the plug during the Halo 3 trailer at the microsoft press conference and go to commercial) than anyone else on their station.  
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News Comments > No Plans for Single-Player Tomb Raider Expansions
17. Re: No Plans for Single-Player Tomb Raider Expansions Mar 20, 2013, 10:39 Trevellian
 
As amazing as Tomb Raiders single player is, and how happy I am with it.

The multiplayer is awful. Something is seriously wrong with their camera positioning. It pales in comparison to Uncharted's multiplayer. So this was the only disappointing aspect of the game for me. Guess I won't be downloading the DLC.
 
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News Comments > New Strider Game for PCs and Consoles?
7. Re: New Strider Game for PCs and Consoles? Mar 19, 2013, 18:18 Trevellian
 
HoSpanky wrote on Mar 19, 2013, 14:06:
If they make it a 2.5d game like the bionic commando remakes, it could be a fun little romp. Here's hoping they didn't try to "freshen it up" by making it a third-person platformer.

And why not? Ninja Gaiden is one of the most difficult and rewarding series put on the modern consoles. They could do the same thing with Strider.
 
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News Comments > Mortal Kombat Game of the Year PC Edition?
20. Re: Mortal Kombat Game of the Year PC Edition? Mar 18, 2013, 10:30 Trevellian
 
Theo wrote on Mar 18, 2013, 05:56:
Trevellian wrote on Mar 17, 2013, 18:47:
Also... MK9 is one of the most used Fighting Games currently in competition. So it may not be in his top 25, but it is certainly in other peoples top 25. Since it came out it has mostly overshadowed the competitive play of SF4 and Tekken at EVO. It's definitely worthy of a Game of the Year edition regardless of this guys opinion.

Is it worthy of a GOTY? well yes, even for casual fighting game fans; the story mode is just good fun. Utter good fun. Its also packed with features; 2v2 team fights, ladder fights, and the challenges etc.

As for the evo comments, not accurate if you ask me; But it has been taken seriously (and that's pretty much a first for a MK game in recent years) so it is good that they put effort in to the actual mechanics (beyond fun) this time around for more serious players.

The online is still a bit of a lagging mess, but its a lot of fu n once you get around the issues. I tend to buy all fighters on the x360 when they come out, and then on the PC when they get them because ill be able to "keep" them for longer past hardware generations.

Most fighting game ports thus far have been good (capcom), lets hope WB/NR do a good job with this one, can only be a good thing.



EVO Comment was more of an opinion, I was never really into Tekken, I always liked DOA more, it was a shame how long it took 5 to come out. So I sort of felt like MK9 overshadowed SF4 and Tekken as far as how good the competitions were. I watched a lot of great bouts in it last year. I do hope the port is good but I won't be buying it, I have the Kollector's Edition on PS3, so I think I gave them enough money. I will pick up Injustice when it comes out though, it looks great. I like the bit of experimentation they've done with the interactive arenas (One of the things I love most about DOA5 actually, though you can't pick anything up, knocking people through multiple levels of an arena always added a nice change to me)
 
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News Comments > Mortal Kombat Game of the Year PC Edition?
11. Re: Mortal Kombat Game of the Year PC Edition? Mar 17, 2013, 18:47 Trevellian
 
ViRGE wrote on Mar 17, 2013, 17:52:
JohnBirshire wrote on Mar 17, 2013, 14:39:
What's with these games that weren't even in most people's Top 25 list being called "Game of the Year"?
GOTY is now commonly used and commonly recognized as the flag indicating that it's a re-release, specifically one containing any expansion packs, add-ons, and DLC that was released between the initial release of the game and the release of the GOTY version.

Also... MK9 is one of the most used Fighting Games currently in competition. So it may not be in his top 25, but it is certainly in other peoples top 25. Since it came out it has mostly overshadowed the competitive play of SF4 and Tekken at EVO. It's definitely worthy of a Game of the Year edition regardless of this guys opinion.
 
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News Comments > Saints Row 4 in August
42. Re: Saints Row 4 in August Mar 15, 2013, 19:47 Trevellian
 
Creston wrote on Mar 15, 2013, 17:27:
So what's so special about this whole "enter the dominatrix" expansion that I guess is now being turned into SR4?

Creston

more of the Super Powers from the mutated Gat DLC. Was what I originally heard. Cause people loved the few minutes you got to have superpowers (myself included)
 
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News Comments > New Warhammer 40,000 TBS Game Planned
6. Re: New Warhammer 40,000 TBS Game Planned Mar 14, 2013, 22:02 Trevellian
 
I'd rather see Relic do Homeworld 3 and fuck all else.

But it will never happen so I'm going to go cry in a corner.
 
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News Comments > Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer Confirmed
7. Re: Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer Confirmed Mar 13, 2013, 12:29 Trevellian
 
If it's Coop multiplayer and it doesn't detract from the quality of singleplayer I am all for it.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
31. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 11, 2013, 16:32 Trevellian
 
Verno wrote on Mar 11, 2013, 15:42:
Trevellian wrote on Mar 11, 2013, 15:15:
There are people who flip flopped in reverse of your assumed owners of both took. I found more and more I played my PS3 over the 360 when i still owned both and they both were in working order. And that was soley because of titles like Uncharted and Little Big Planet being far more interesting than anything Microsoft had left in their arsenal.

That describes me pretty well too. I started out with just a 360 and loved it. They were making cool stuff across a variety of genres. Everything from oddball JRPGs to their big name franchises. They had fun stuff on Live like contests, 1 vs 100 and polls where they actually took feedback into consideration. I bought a PS3 when the Slim came around to play a few exclusives and simultaneously Microsoft started buying exclusive DLC instead of making games. Gradually I just got more and more into the PS3 then realized I had paid for a year of Live without even using the Xbox 360. That combined with the ads and other stuff made me sell it. It was kind of silly owning three platforms anyway, way too many games and not enough time.

Yeah at the time Reach came out, I had not used Live to play anything online since a year earlier when Gears 2 came out. After I was done with reach I never renewed my Live account again, and then the Xbox Red Ringed anyway and I just said fuck it.

And I too enjoyed the Mistwalker ridiculous multi disc RPG's at first on 360 but they just didn't continue with enough of that. I enjoyed things like Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon, Infinite Undiscovery and even things that were a little off like Nintey-Nine Nights.

But they all but abandoned that fanbase in the favor of like you said, just buying DLC exclusivity for things. It was a sad move in my opinion and helped push me over to Sony even more. Sony is at least willing to try new things, made obvious by stuff like LBP, Heavy Rain and Beyond Two Souls (Which is now PS4 I believe). I think their willingness to experiment makes them the better choice of console as a PC gamer who is used to seeing experimentation and new genres appear. This will just become even more apparent now that the PS4 is x86 based and PC and PS4 will both benefit from ports not suffering quite as much.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
28. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 11, 2013, 15:15 Trevellian
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Mar 11, 2013, 14:32:
fujiJuice wrote on Mar 11, 2013, 14:16:
I own both the 360 and the PS3, and while I rarely, very rarely play games on them, I use the 360 several times a day. Like someone said, you can buy Live, if you shop around, for a year at around $30, which is money I would rather not have to pay, but I feel I get value out of.

The 360 has so many extra features, some which the PS3 has, but doesn't do nearly as well, that I find myself using it as a media console and not a gaming console.
My brother is the same. He owns a X360, PS3 and Wii, yet he pretty much uses the X360 exclusively (he also games on PC). The biggest fans of the PS3 seem to be those who own it as their only console or who dislike Microsoft as a company - most people that own both prefer the X360.

Only true for some people.

I was an early adopter. I was huge for the first Xbox and loved mine. Had no problem dropping the money to preorder a first gen 360 (I got lucky, mine lasted for 3 years before red ringing, but I take care of my shit). I actually did not buy a PS3 till the first Uncharted released, it was the first exclusive I felt I needed the system for. That and Blu Ray had won the war with HD DVD by then.

After 2 red rings of death and paying 50 dollars for Live for years, when it red ringed again, and they wanted to up their subscription to 60 bucks. That was when enough was enough. They had already plastered enough ad's all over their online service to make me feel jilted as a consumer. If I'm paying for your service, you had better not ram ad's down my throat over and over just so I can play my game online. Reach was the last game I played on 360. I am actually a huge Halo fan, and am disappointed I will never get to play Halo 4, because I now prefer Sony's console to Microsoft's shennanigans. For this reason alone I am excited to see what Bungie does with Destiny.

There are people who flip flopped in reverse of your assumed owners of both took. I found more and more I played my PS3 over the 360 when i still owned both and they both were in working order. And that was soley because of titles like Uncharted and Little Big Planet being far more interesting than anything Microsoft had left in their arsenal.

Verno wrote on Mar 11, 2013, 13:25:
I think people forget that the PS3 sold like 70m systems and the Xbox 360 is only at 76m itself, they are pretty close to parity and I wouldn't declare either one a "winner" this gen. That's despite the PS3 have a higher price tag the majority of the time. In fact this whole gen was really weird thanks to the Wii undercutting everyone. Microsoft made money on the Xbox 360 but it's peanuts compared to their traditional revenue sources and Sony had other products lumped in with the PS3 dragging it down, I'm not sure where it stands on profitability.

There is also no telling how many of those 76m 360's were sold to the EXACT SAME PEOPLE after their console red ringed. Because I know people who were so addicted to shit like Halo and COD they didn't want to wait the month or more for them to send the box and send their console back, so they just went and bought an entire new console (Myself included, my system Red Ringed as soon as I got Halo Reach and I just went and bought a new one) but one of which I knew personally went through 4 360's, just to play COD, that is literally the only game he plays, now he plays it on PS3. So I don't trust that Microsoft actually beat Sony in "actual" install base this Gen to begin with. The numbers are skewed.

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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
8. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 11, 2013, 12:19 Trevellian
 
Beamer wrote on Mar 11, 2013, 12:03:
People would prefer the better online experience for what they play, rather than other games that aren't necessarily the best games.

This kills everything you said for me. It is not a better online Experience. I have 5 friends who play COD religiously every night on PSN and have no issues.

You know what they don't have to do though? Look at 12 ad's before they can play their game and spend 60 dollars to do so. Playing online should be FREE. They aren't offering anything extra for 60 bucks. Live is a complete and total Ripoff. Whereas PSN+ Is all extras, beta access, 1 hour demo's of full games, free games, Steam Style sales on games. at 50 dollars a year instead of 60.

Live is in no way better than PSN. Maybe when the systems released, yes. Now? No, not at all, PSN is the better value.

The rest of Verno's post sums up my feelings pretty well.
 
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