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Signed On Oct 8, 2009, 22:22
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News Comments > Jade Raymond Leaving Ubisoft
22. Re: Jade Raymond Leaving Ubisoft Oct 20, 2014, 17:00 Yakubs
 
Primalchrome wrote on Oct 20, 2014, 15:39:
Yakubs wrote on Oct 20, 2014, 15:24:
She's just another suit that gets extra attention due to her looks. /snore
Man....I hope you never have a daughter reproduce.

So she's not just another suit?
 
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News Comments > Jade Raymond Leaving Ubisoft
1. Re: Jade Raymond Leaving Ubisoft Oct 20, 2014, 15:24 Yakubs
 
She's just another suit that gets extra attention due to her looks. /snore  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
6. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 13, 2014, 14:47 Yakubs
 
Gonna be fun to buy the PC port with the DLCs already included for $30-40. Console Destiny with the announced DLCs costs $60 + $35 (+ $400 for the console, which has basically no good games yet).  
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News Comments > ArcheAge Hits 2M Players
17. Re: ArcheAge Hits 2M Players Oct 3, 2014, 12:54 Yakubs
 
Really fun game. The questing in the beginning is annoying and tedious but once you get past that, it really opens up.

IMO the fact that there are hacks and crazy shit going on just makes the game more fun. We're living in a world where our corporate overlords like Blizzard and EA keep tight control over everything we do in-game so it's nice to play a game like this again. It's just a video game after all, not your real life.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
7. Re: etc., etc. Sep 25, 2014, 08:24 Yakubs
 
The Titan cancellation didn't cost Blizzard anything. The development is what cost Blizzard $50m+.  
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News Comments > ArcheAge Launches; Founders Unhappy
25. Re: ArcheAge Launches; Founders Unhappy Sep 17, 2014, 08:38 Yakubs
 
Bunch of whiners. I played the game with no problem at all last night. Launch was perfectly fine. Better than WoW's launch, I can tell you that. Then again I wasn't dumb enough to drop $150 on it.

Based on my initial few hours of play last night, I can also tell you this game _SO FAR_ has more potential than WoW. Game doesn't treat you like you're retarded or child-like and doesn't assume you need boosts to your self esteem. Obviously the proof is in the pudding though so we'll see.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
8. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 8, 2014, 11:29 Yakubs
 
Ceribaen wrote on Sep 8, 2014, 11:03:
I tried Destiny on PS3 during one of the beta weekends, but honestly can't see what all the hype is about.
Doesn't seem like there's anything new or innovative in it, the story seemed alright but not super immersive either.

So what's the draw?

I guess the character/item persistence that helped make CoD so popular... but now there's PvE content along with it?

I also tried the beta and found it quite boring, though. Wander around nearly empty levels and gun down simple enemies? Uh ok.
 
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News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
30. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 15:38 Yakubs
 
This looks horrible (gameplay):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pUlD0Kd6We8
 
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News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
19. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 12:21 Yakubs
 
UHD wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 10:42:
Verno wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 10:06:
Tough crowd here, I thought it sounded interesting and will definitely check out the alpha/beta. They're trying something new for a change so I'm a bit dismayed to see people crapping all over them for it when thats what they've been demanding forever.

Nope. Gimme Dragon Age 1-2 and a conversation wheel or gtfo, Bioware. Get this innovation shit out of my lesbians and gore.

All seriousness, the game sounds like fun. No skepticism here at all, this is a kind of game I'm surprised took this long for someone to do. Anyone that genuinely doesn't see a game like this appealing to some folks probably also doesn't understand why a game like Dark Souls is such a hit.

Um, the difference is not in the idea but in the execution. BioWare will turn this into a casual crapfest, the exact opposite of a well-designed niche title that transcends to a broader audience.
 
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News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
5. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 09:51 Yakubs
 
The Shadowlord is not a disembodied character affecting the world from outside and “above” the game, so to speak. They are in the mix with the Hero player characters for the entire dungeon crawl sharing the same 3rd person over the shoulder camera and control scheme.

This sounds like trash.

Also, I remember when they promised that Dragon Age would harken back to their classic games and that turned into a casual-fest with inspiration from MMORPGs from all places.
 
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News Comments > The International Tourney on TV
3. Re: The International Tourney on TV Jul 17, 2014, 16:58 Yakubs
 
Primalchrome wrote on Jul 17, 2014, 16:08:
League of Legends Season 3 Worlds had 32 million viewers. DotA2 will be lucky to have a quarter that many. I guess it's all in who you know.

Actually it has more to do with the size of the International prize pool. But let's not let that stop us from trying to incite a LoL vs Dota2 fanboy war.
 
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News Comments > The International Tourney on TV
1. Re: The International Tourney on TV Jul 17, 2014, 15:32 Yakubs
 
ESPN2?!!? I don't believe it.  
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News Comments > Community Suggested Changes for Battlefield Hardline
5. Re: Community Suggested Changes for Battlefield Hardline Jul 16, 2014, 09:20 Yakubs
 
When designers start saying things like "without sacrificing any of the fun" you know it's going to be a shallow experience.  
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News Comments > Rumor: Year-old Dishonored 2 Details
11. Re: Rumor: Year-old Dishonored 2 Details Jul 15, 2014, 13:58 Yakubs
 
Had potential but the execution was mediocre. Another game where the player is a god and the enemies are a bunch of dopes. It reached the climax during... the climax, actually, where the head badguy _knows you're coming_ and decides to deal with it by relaxing in his base with several entrances wide open, and about 10 dope guards meandering the dark hallways.

With all the game companies bending over backwards trying to copy Hollywood, you'd think they'd learn one of the fundamentals first: a story is only as good as the villain.
 
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News Comments > Camelot Unchained Livestream
2. Re: Camelot Unchained Livestream Jul 14, 2014, 10:55 Yakubs
 
Wut. According to that schedule there's like 95% of BS content and 5% of actual gameplay. Oh well.  
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News Comments > Cliff Bleszinski Talks a Blue Streak
10. Re: Cliff Bleszinski Talks a Blue Streak Jul 10, 2014, 11:16 Yakubs
 
Normally I'd get more worked up about morons like this but it's a virtual certainty that Poo Streak will fail miserably. So, meh.  
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News Comments > Underworld Ascension Announced
17. Re: Underworld Ascension Announced Jul 1, 2014, 15:15 Yakubs
 
Zoom wrote on Jul 1, 2014, 13:24:
Cutter wrote on Jul 1, 2014, 12:55:
Without any media and a lot more information I'm not going to get excited yet. This is awesome news, but how many times have we been let down before. Let's just see what the reality is first, mmmkay.
The guy got some of the greatest games of all times to his pedigree. Let's give him the benefit of the doubt.

You do realize this guy was an exec at Zynga right? And you do realize that at his time at Zynga he had a lot to say in support for the world of mobile gaming?

Sounds like someone I wouldn't trust with the revival of a respected franchise from before the days of corporate plundering.
 
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News Comments > Areal: Spiritual Successor to S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
3. Re: Areal: Spiritual Successor to S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Jun 25, 2014, 10:09 Yakubs
 
Porn-O-Matic wrote on Jun 25, 2014, 10:03:
"...not blinded and limited by a standard good/evil system."

As if people don't already have a blurred sense of responsibility for thier actions, someone is now making a game with the express point of teaching that there should be no consequences for acts of violence.

Why don't we just start making games where the object is to rape women, or abduct and molest children? No consequences, right? No good or evil, right? No difference whatsoever... right?

Right.

And people think climate change is a problem?

2/10
 
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News Comments > More Crytek Rumors
1. Re: More Crytek Rumors Jun 24, 2014, 14:16 Yakubs
 
Game over man  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 23, 2014, 09:44 Yakubs
 
The entire sport is sketchy. Bunch of grown men with 10 pounds of gel in their hair pretending that a gust of wind broke their leg.  
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