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Signed On Sep 2, 2010, 18:08
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
25. Re: Morning Consolidation Jan 24, 2014, 12:18 avianflu
 

The launch games on both were hastily made, or ports: not sure anything is "proven" there.
 
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News Comments > Resident Evil 4 SD & HD Comparison
11. Re: Resident Evil 4 SD & HD Comparison Jan 24, 2014, 11:51 avianflu
 
quite a few of their earlier posted shots of the HD version show LOTS of texture stretching on anything that isnt a figure. AKA they are cherry picking screenshots.

Fun game in any case.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
7. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jan 24, 2014, 08:36 avianflu
 

YouTube is all about $$: it is an advertisement engine to capture as many eyeballs as possible.

One should not be surprised how corporations use it.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Might & Magic X Legacy
16. Re: Ships Ahoy - Might & Magic X Legacy Jan 24, 2014, 08:31 avianflu
 
just know it uses Uplay  
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Voice Cast
29. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Voice Cast Jan 24, 2014, 08:27 avianflu
 
now we know where the monthly price is going towards.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
20. Re: Morning Interviews Jan 23, 2014, 15:31 avianflu
 
you want choices that matter? Play Alpha Protocol. Terrible combat but the plot forced you into hard choices that were interesting to make.  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Jan 23, 2014, 12:08 avianflu
 
MMX requires Uplay. Sadly that is a pass.  
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News Comments > Metacritic Analysis
18. Re: Metacritic Analysis Jan 22, 2014, 08:30 avianflu
 

Metacritic is dreadful but we all knew that anyway. It IS revealing when the professional reviews dont at all jibe with the consumer reviews.

There's no other website that shows that dissonance so for that reason only I find metacritic marginally "useful"
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
22. Re: Op Ed Jan 22, 2014, 08:23 avianflu
 
Early beta release benefits the devs with consumer $$ but I dont see the compelling benefit at all for the typical game consumer.

Consumers have already figured this out -- you can see people grumbling in the steam forums and many are saying "rip off."
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
7. Re: Evening Consolidation Jan 22, 2014, 08:18 avianflu
 
some PR company working with MS to promote the console messed up badly. I am not shocked.  
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News Comments > Resident Evil 4 HD Next Month
26. Re: Resident Evil 4 HD Next Month Jan 22, 2014, 08:10 avianflu
 
Likely this is simply the xboxlive "HD version" that came out 2 years ago. I realize the press blurb says otherwise but the screen caps shown on Steam dont look redrawn from scratch.  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Jan 17, 2014, 09:08 avianflu
 
i would laugh heartily if the "new" Tetris sells for $59.99  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
12. Re: Morning Consolidation Jan 16, 2014, 15:28 avianflu
 
The exec is obviously mad, so I would take what he says to the press with a grain of salt. He's looking to slash and burn.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
8. Re: Morning Metaverse Jan 15, 2014, 11:46 avianflu
 
it is big business and lobbyists that are driving these "federal laws" into existence.  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Jan 15, 2014, 10:07 avianflu
 
Banner Saga -- it looks good but call me when the game's 3 parts are actually complete.  
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News Comments > King's Bounty: Warriors of the North - Ice and Fire This Month
1. Re: King's Bounty: Warriors of the North - Ice and Fire This Month Jan 15, 2014, 10:05 avianflu
 
love these games, even though they have been in a circling pattern for quite a while now.  
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News Comments > SimCity Offline Mode Coming
10. Re: SimCity Offline Mode Coming Jan 13, 2014, 09:54 avianflu
 
i am playing the "offline" console version of diablo 3 and its great.

Perhaps 2013 will be remembered as the year that the publishers (hopefully?) figured out that every game franchise cannot be massaged into "Pay to play" format.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
17. Re: Op Ed Jan 8, 2014, 09:17 avianflu
 
I get a whiff of indifference from Valve about all of their own recent Valve technologies.

Not sure Valve cares all that much, as they swim in their cash.
 
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News Comments > Steam Machines Announcement
51. Re: Steam Machines Announcement Jan 7, 2014, 11:04 avianflu
 
Granted "Steam Machine" is nice and catchy for selling purposes, but few will buy these things.  
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News Comments > Fallout 3 Removes GFWL?
8. Re: Fallout 3 Removes GFWL? Jan 7, 2014, 10:58 avianflu
 
I played FO3 on XBOX to avoid the GFW crud. Nice to see it gone.  
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