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Signed On Aug 26, 1999, 19:25
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News Comments > etc.
7. Re: etc. May 5, 2014, 00:35 Fantaz
 
NetHead wrote on May 4, 2014, 15:52:
It seems Bitmap Brothers either have, or are trying to become the biggest franchise milker in the games industry.

Sure everyone loves pointing to Call of Duty there, though even each CoD is a new game however much it lacks innovation, whereas Bitmap Brothers at best slaps on a few new textures (mostly regarding the GUI) on an ancient game and expect people to eat it up like hot-cakes. These things aren't even "HD" remakes which are already a milking money grab no matter how great the a once was.

Taking this "Z" as an example the biggest difference between the original, which is approaching 20 years, and the new release when looking at screenshots of the newer on steam, is that the GUI map has changed. Pretty much the same goes for "The Chaos Engine", talk about kicking Call of Duty's arse when it comes to milking something.

Don't even get into them milking Speedball because that would make your head turn trying to keep track of all the remakes. The boldest of which was a complete and utter failure which could be seen coming from a year away even before they started talking about their money grubbing micro transaction ideas. Before you try saying Bitmap Brothers had nothing to do with that version "Mike Montgomery from Bitmap Brothers is supervising all steps in the development of the game".

How Bitmap Brothers still has anything remotely resembling respect from anyone is beyond me, that coming from someone who enjoyed some of their games once upon a time.

lol! relax, bro... i appreciate them releasing old games. if they make money with rereleasing their old games then i'd say there's nothing wrong with that. and it makes business sense to always put games at a higher price and then put them on sale so ppl will want to get it thinking they're getting a deal. i never played Z, but read about it in magazines of the 90s and always wanted to check it out. was always more of a C&C guy.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
6. Re: Sunday Tech Bits May 4, 2014, 18:00 Fantaz
 
walrus1 wrote on May 4, 2014, 17:37:
Steele Johnson wrote on May 4, 2014, 12:36:
"iOS7 style changes coming to Mac OS X"

Cool, now all the hipster Windows 8 haters have something new to complain about. The general hipster uses Mac OS X for their desktop (because they've abandoned Windows), and Android phones because the iPhone is too "mainstream". So now what will they do? Switch to Chromebooks? Yup! lol

You know a true hipster will say "I stopped sing windows and OS x years ago. I make my own locally sourced and organic OS at home."

gimmie some of dat home grown OS, dawg...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue May 4, 2014, 17:08 Fantaz
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on May 3, 2014, 10:02:
I'll call that lucky Blue. We've had 5 days of rain here over in Southern Ontario, it's overcast now and they're calling for even more rain and T-storms today, with more rain tomorrow. I say if you can BBQ something up in the morning do it.

And just so the weather can grind it in...or as my grandfather used to say: "And God said, let Canada be pissed on..." 2 days of sunshine forcast on Monday/tues, with 5 more days of rain. I think May is the new April here.

yes, exactly! the weather here in Toronto has not been the greatest so far. tho it was sunny so far today but still windy and cold.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Details; Preorders
21. Re: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Details; Preorders May 4, 2014, 01:21 Fantaz
 
PHJF wrote on May 3, 2014, 21:06:
The only question is, will Kevin Spacey be playing Call of Duty in S3 of House of Cards, and will he encounter VIRTUAL KEVIN SPACEY?!?

if that happened, he would be all like "WTF?!?!..." and crack in the space-time continuum.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in November
64. Re: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in November May 2, 2014, 20:34 Fantaz
 
Creston wrote on May 2, 2014, 14:55:
SpectralMeat wrote on May 2, 2014, 14:46:
Sadly Creston a lot of people doesn't care about that stuff. For one thing they buy these games for the MP. How else do you think Act. can make record profits on DLC map packs?
I personally have zero interest in SP when it comes to CoD. Same thing I can say about BF games.
What they should do is make the SP and MP 2 separate games and let people buy them separately. $39.99 for SP or MP only or $60 for both.

That's exactly what I said, actually.

I can't imagine that there are that many people who buy CoD for their SP campaigns, it's MP only, but if they go MP only then Activision has a hard time justifying a $60 price tag. And the campaign really doesn't cost that much to make. It's just a pure profit motivator, really.

i like to rent or borrow these games to play just for the singleplayer campaign. not a fan of CoD's multiplayer, and prefer CS and BF series instead for that.
 
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News Comments > Unreal Tournament Reveal Teased for Next Week
8. Re: Unreal Tournament Reveal Teased for Next Week May 2, 2014, 19:19 Fantaz
 
we all knew this was coming... UE4 engine needs a killer app from Epic Games, and the game industry already exhausted all new game IP/design ideas. everything's already been done.  
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The New Order Specs
32. Re: Wolfenstein: The New Order Specs May 2, 2014, 16:31 Fantaz
 
50GB download?! jeebus...  
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The New Order Specs
27. Re: Wolfenstein: The New Order Specs May 2, 2014, 14:58 Fantaz
 
TangledThorns wrote on May 2, 2014, 09:11:
The single player looks fun but I remember Return to Castle Wolfenstein had amazing multiplayer. I was playing the Beach map all day long!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-KEyPqOT6s

me too! played a lot of that in the demo also.

netnerd85 wrote on May 2, 2014, 09:17:
Either way, not giving any more money to ZeniMax after the latest bullshit, I mean... how low can they go.

...what did they do? the lawsuit thing with Facebook/OR guys? well that shouldn't really affect the games themselves.
 
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News Comments > Next Call of Duty Teased; Reveal on Sunday
21. Re: Next Call of Duty Teased; Reveal on Sunday May 2, 2014, 04:02 Fantaz
 
...hell yeah, full gameplay trailer link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFu5qXMuaJU
 
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News Comments > Next Call of Duty Teased; Reveal on Sunday
16. Re: Next Call of Duty Teased; Reveal on Sunday May 2, 2014, 00:09 Fantaz
 
new video...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClSGyJeLcj0

Kevin Spacey? well he does like to play them shooters in House of Cards.
 
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News Comments > NOLF Trademarks Filed
5. Re: NOLF Trademarks Filed May 1, 2014, 19:09 Fantaz
 
any NOLF news is good news!  
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News Comments > Next Call of Duty Teased; Reveal on Sunday
4. Re: Next Call of Duty Teased; Reveal on Sunday May 1, 2014, 19:06 Fantaz
 
jdreyer wrote on May 1, 2014, 18:47:
"Black Ghost of Duty"

Carl on Duty: Black Cops

new screenshot here:

http://image.noelshack.com/fichiers/2014/18/1398968519-cod.jpg
 
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News Comments > Hardware Reviews
1. Re: Hardware Reviews May 1, 2014, 16:19 Fantaz
 
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti vs. Radeon R9 280X CrossFire on ocaholic

"GTA V ... Ha Ha !!"

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue May 1, 2014, 14:18 Fantaz
 
Cutter wrote on May 1, 2014, 12:49:
Finally caught The Grand Hotel Budapest last night and it was hilarious. Gadzooks I love Wes' work. L'Air De Panache....heh, I've been laughing about that for hours now.

i really want to see that movie, partly because i'm Hungarian...
 
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News Comments > Hellraid Delayed for Overhaul
5. Re: Hellraid Delayed for Overhaul May 1, 2014, 03:51 Fantaz
 
bigspender wrote on Apr 30, 2014, 23:47:
Cutter wrote on Apr 30, 2014, 21:29:
2 year delay? Means it's shit. Sure looks like it.

By shit, do you mean totally awesome?

Its a first person Diablo essentially.

First person Diablo? one game that i remember such as that would be Hellgate: London

i'm surprised why they decided to go with the Chrome Engine? tho Dying Light does indeed look pretty darn impressive
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
32. Re: Out of the Blue May 1, 2014, 01:53 Fantaz
 
i went out to the movies today (i go like maybe once or twice a year) to go see Captain America Winter Solider and it was really good! looks like they're going to do another one by how the way it ended.

eRe4s3r wrote on May 1, 2014, 01:23:
So what's the correct order to watch Almost Human then?

i don't think order really matters... it's one of those shows that seems like with every episode there's a new story. it's a pretty decent show.
 
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - PC BloodRayne: Betrayal
3. Re: Steamships Ahoy - PC BloodRayne: Betrayal Apr 30, 2014, 21:34 Fantaz
 
IGN gave it a 9, everyone else random scores between 2 through 8.  
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News Comments > WildStar Beta Key Giveaway
5. Re: WildStar Beta Key Giveaway Apr 30, 2014, 14:45 Fantaz
 
Total-Khaos wrote on Apr 30, 2014, 12:33:
Wallshadows wrote on Apr 30, 2014, 11:18:
Total-Khaos wrote on Apr 30, 2014, 10:32:
"Only users who Like this page are eligible to enter."

So, you're basically holding beta keys hostage in order to force people into liking your page, even if they really don't? That is so lame.

It's give and take. After it's all said and done, you can just unlike.

Absolutely - I just don't like companies doing shady things like this. Why not offer the beta key with no stipulations, and simply ask that users like their page instead afterwards? I'd be more inclined to do so than I would by making it a requirement. Meh.

companies get a lot of money with Facebook likes. this is very smart of them, because a lot of ppl are lazy and don't bother to unlike them afterwards.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Hits $43 Million
74. Re: Star Citizen Hits $43 Million Apr 30, 2014, 04:22 Fantaz
 
Sepharo wrote on Apr 29, 2014, 18:16:
BobBob wrote on Apr 29, 2014, 17:04:
http://youtu.be/ETxmCCsMoD0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXE_n2q08Yw

"The uploader has not made this video available in your country. Sorry about that. :\"
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
6. Re: Into the Black Apr 30, 2014, 03:57 Fantaz
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 29, 2014, 23:30:
GOJIRA!!!

i literally say the same thing out loud every time i watch a trailer for this movie.

GAWDZHIRRAAAH!
 
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