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Signed On Jun 20, 2010, 17:07
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News Comments > Homefront: The Revolution Announced
15. Re: Homefront: The Revolution Announced Jun 2, 2014, 10:55 MajorD
 

The original Homefront was 'okay' for me; it had so much potential, but was plagued with lazy and poor design decisions and it felt like it was rushed out the door, which I'm sure it was. I'm sure 'The Revolution' will be a better SP experience, but we'll just have to wait and see.

 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs PC Performance Patch Plans
27. Re: Watch Dog PC Performance Patch Plans May 30, 2014, 14:58 MajorD
 
harlock wrote on May 30, 2014, 14:22:
even ULTRA!! settings arent really impressive, it looks pretty damn mediocre

and yet they take a fucking beast machine to even run them at decent fps

so yeh, enjoy that


Yeah, that's because they are being greased by the hardware manufacturers to increase the system requirements in order to boost their hardware sales because we don't need to upgrade as often any more since consoles have become the lead platform. They're obviously feeling the hit.

That's my conspiracy theory for the day.

 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs PC Performance Patch Plans
9. Re: Watch Dog PC Performance Patch Plans May 30, 2014, 09:58 MajorD
 
Frags4Fun wrote on May 30, 2014, 09:28:
The performance is also terrible. It should not be this bad with GTX 680's in SLI.

I've read in various places that the game is poorly optimized for SLI. A lot of people were complaining how choppy the game was in SLI, but as soon as they turned SLI 'off', the game ran much better.

Hopefully this is something they are working on too for this next patch, but I didn't see that mentioned from TWEETle Dee or TWEETle dumb.

 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Invasion Details
3. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Invasion Details May 29, 2014, 17:53 MajorD
 

Creston wrote on May 29, 2014, 14:07:
500 dollars got you iteration 2 of a camera that MS has again given up on, a horrifically underpowered box to play games on, worthless games in their free program, and (for awhile) paywalls.

But on the flipside, you get 4 mp maps for a shitty edition of CoD an entire month earlier! WOOOOO FEEL THE LOVE!

And the sad thing is, there are still people that will lap it up like dogs to peanut butter.....

 
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News Comments > DICE Opens BF Hardline Preorders; Promises Continued BF4 Support
7. Re: DICE Opens BF Hardline Preorders; Promises Continued BF4 Support May 29, 2014, 10:13 MajorD
 

....yes, the check is in the mail, they love us, and they won't.....

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue May 28, 2014, 18:38 MajorD
 
nin wrote on May 28, 2014, 09:01:
Now I gotta go toss on Bowie's "Five Years"...


NICE!!!

That's a great song, was just listening to that album (David Bowie's best one IMHO) a few weeks ago.

 
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News Comments > Bethesda Announces BATTLECRY
31. Re: Bethesda Announces BATTLECRY May 28, 2014, 16:38 MajorD
 
jacobvandy wrote on May 28, 2014, 16:20:
Bethesda Game Studios' major releases:

2002 - Morrowind, Tribunal
2003 - Bloodmoon
2006 - Oblivion
2007 - Shivering Isles
2008 - Fallout 3
2011 - Skyrim
2012 - Dragonborn

That is nowhere near Valve status (as far as branching out away from core titles)... Entitled much?

As an interesting comparative:

1998 - Half-Life
2003 - Day of Defeat
2004 - Half-Life 2
2004 - Counter-Strike: Source (Co-Developed with Hidden Path Entertainment)
2005 - Day of Defeat: Source
2006 - Half-Life 2: Episode 1
2007 - Half-Life 2: Episode 2
2007 - Portal
2007 - Team Fortress 2
2008 - Left 4 Dead
2009 - Left 4 Dead 2
2011 - Portal 2
2012 - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (Co-Developed with Hidden Path Entertainment)
2013 - DOTA 2

 
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News Comments > Bethesda Announces BATTLECRY
29. Re: Bethesda Announces BATTLECRY May 28, 2014, 16:20 MajorD
 
Agent.X7 wrote on May 28, 2014, 16:13:
MajorD wrote on May 28, 2014, 11:44:
/Twirling finger in the air. WHERE'S FALLOUT 4 BETHESDA GAME STUDIOS?!

Betheseda is publishing this, not developing it.

Clarification made above.

 
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News Comments > Bethesda Announces BATTLECRY
17. Re: Bethesda Announces BATTLECRY May 28, 2014, 14:34 MajorD
 

Task wrote on May 28, 2014, 14:24:
MajorD wrote on May 28, 2014, 11:44:
/Twirling finger in the air. WHERE'S FALLOUT 4 BETHESDA?!

They are becoming like Valve.

Funny you should say that Task, as that very thought was going through my head when I was typing that post.

 
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News Comments > Bethesda Announces BATTLECRY
4. Re: Bethesda Announces BATTLECRY May 28, 2014, 11:44 MajorD
 

/Twirling finger in the air. WHERE'S FALLOUT 4 BETHESDA?!
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Watch Dogs; First Reviews
4. Re: Ships Ahoy - Watch Dogs; First Reviews May 27, 2014, 10:08 MajorD
 

Thanks for the info Verno. Too bad the PC controls leave a lot to be desired. One of my friends preordered this, so I'll be curious about his assessment too.

 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Videos
1. Re: Watch Dogs Videos May 23, 2014, 09:30 MajorD
 

With all these videos, there's not going to much novelty left....

 
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News Comments > Crytek Announces Arena of Fate
8. Re: Crytek Announces Arena of Fate May 22, 2014, 10:01 MajorD
 

Sleeping


 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue May 21, 2014, 09:19 MajorD
 
SpectralMeat wrote on May 21, 2014, 08:59:
Blue wrote on May 21, 2014, 08:56:
I'd have done it by now, but MrsBlue is resistant. I think for her the scar of losing Hudson is still too painful.
It does take some time to heal, and sometimes people doesn't want another dog because they do not want to go through the same pain again when they loose them.
Most times though people end up with a puppy.

Yeah, it's bittersweet, it's what we sign up for, but IMHO it is all worth it. Both my dogs are over 12 now and the one is especially slowing down, so I have been trying to mentally prepare myself, and tear-up in the process.....it'll be tough.

 
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News Comments > X Rebirth 2.0 Released
13. Re: X Rebirth 2.0 Released May 20, 2014, 10:28 MajorD
 

It was released in an 'Alpha' state, but it just wasn't labeled as such, and then the sales were used to further develop the game......

 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The New Order Shipped, Reviewed
14. Re: Wolfenstein: The New Order Shipped, Reviewed May 20, 2014, 10:22 MajorD
 

A couple reviews stated there was texture pop-in, which I thought was inherent to RAGE, but unfortunately it seems it is inherent to idTech 5. Hopefully we won't see it with DOOM 4 using the idTech 6 engine.

 
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News Comments > F.E.A.R. Online Beta Next Week
13. Re: F.E.A.R. Online Beta Next Week May 19, 2014, 14:30 MajorD
 

F.E.A.R. = Feeble Effort At Revenue.

 
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News Comments > Pro Cycling Manager 2014 Revealed
1. Re: Pro Cycling Manager 2014 Revealed May 16, 2014, 20:28 MajorD
 

Less than 2 months for Le Tour De France.

 
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News Comments > The Golf Club Early Access
3. Re: The Golf Club Early Access Apr 18, 2014, 12:10 MajorD
 
PropheT wrote on Apr 18, 2014, 11:40:
I've still yet to see a game that captures the experience of a real game of golf where my brother crashes a cart and my dad is cracking dick jokes every hole, but I might give this one a shot if the swing mechanics are well done

LOL, good times!!! Reminds me of my brother and playing night golf one time (of many), drinking beer and lit before reaching the back nine, him driving the golf cart and taking a sudden sharp left turn without warning me and launching me right out the golf cart where I went tumbling across the damp fairway. Our golf game went downhill as the night progressed, but we certainly had a lot of fun and laughs......

 
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News Comments > The Golf Club Early Access
1. Re: The Golf Club Early Access Apr 18, 2014, 11:31 MajorD
 
Early Access, the new trend to keep that cash flow going to keep the development going.

I'm glad to see a new PC golf simulator IP, as the last/latest one I have is Links 2003 Championship Edition, which is still really good to date IMHO. I certainly won't buy into the 'Early Access' with The Golf Club, but I look forward to seeing how the game turns out upon release.

 
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