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Signed On Jul 12, 2000, 17:57
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News Comments > EA Dropping Licensed Firearms
24. Re: EA Dropping Licensed Firearms May 8, 2013, 02:11 DangerDog
 
This all started with the red cross getting upset about red crosses being used on health kits. I remember seeing an advertisement for licensing Hummer vehicles for games.

This is kind of funny because EA really pushed the fact that Medal of Honor Warfighter had all the licensed gear and weapons.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs May 7, 2013, 11:42 DangerDog
 
So just create a bunch of small business names and insure you don't go over the one million cap.  
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The New Order Announced
18. Re: Wolfenstein: The New Order Announced May 7, 2013, 11:36 DangerDog
 
RollinThundr wrote on May 7, 2013, 10:47:
Bah and here I was sure it was a Terminator game. Not interested.

I'm sure there will be plenty of nazi robots to shoot at, if that giant red eye is any indicator.
 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The New Order Announced
16. Re: Wolfenstein: The New Order Announced May 7, 2013, 11:34 DangerDog
 
All Nazi paraphernalia and imagery will be strictly expunged from the game.

aside from that, sounds really stupid.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
11. Re: Evening Consolidation May 7, 2013, 02:25 DangerDog
 
Haven't they said "oh it's up to the publishers to require internet connection to play the game".

seems like the easy way out is to deflect blame.
 
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News Comments > German GTA5 PC Listings
3. Re: German GTA5 PC Listings May 6, 2013, 17:29 DangerDog
 
There was only a few weeks delay before Max Payne 3 was released for the PC.  
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News Comments > EA's Exclusive Star Wars Game Rights
8. Re: EA's Exclusive Star Wars Game Rights May 6, 2013, 17:02 DangerDog
 
I would LOVE to get my hands on a Star Wars flavored Battlefield game - yes there's that mod for 2142 but it isn't quite as compelling as a game made from the ground up or one that utilizes the frostbite engine.  
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News Comments > Bethesda's New Tease
5. Re: Bethesda's New Tease May 6, 2013, 14:09 DangerDog
 
Looks like another shot at making a Terminator game without using the Terminator license.

 
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News Comments > Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses
46. Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses May 3, 2013, 16:04 DangerDog
 
Having Aliens Colonial Marines on a resume is perhaps punishment enough, I count on every future game that Gearbox puts out there will be "fan edits" of their trailers inter-splicing "From the makers of Aliens Colonial Marines" and pulled voice over quotes from Randy.  
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News Comments > Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses
37. Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses May 3, 2013, 15:22 DangerDog
 
Beamer wrote on May 3, 2013, 14:46:
DangerDog wrote on May 3, 2013, 14:34:
Attempting to wring a class action lawsuit out of a demonstration is beyond meritless.

but using fake gameplay footage from a demonstration and putting it in marketing videos that had "100% in game footage" text included is deceptive if not false advertising.

we'll see if the judge thinks it's without merit.

How can you prove it was fake gameplay footage?
Obviously if you have internal documents, but the story we've heard is that, at the time, it was absolutely real gameplay footage. But it didn't run well, was optimized only for what they showed, and it was scaled back considerably.

Here's something people seemed to know in the past but have all forgotten: virtually everything you see at E3 is optimized for the specific moment you're seeing and often running on more powerful hardware than it will ever be played on.

Again, this is an extreme example of this, but the general consensus is that, at E3 last year, Gearbox legitimately thought the game would look like that. They then got the outsourced stuff, saw it was crap, made it even worse, and released it.

But it isn't as if they were showing that footage at launch, were they? We were already seeing the footage that looked like garbage.

Gearbox handled this very poorly and deserves all the crap they're getting, but I don't think this can be proven as "illegal" instead of just "inept and shitty," and this is also just another reason why we haven't seen anything about HL3.

I call it fake because it didn't end up in the game, and they kept using footage from that e3 demo way past any reasonable time frame of knowing the game wouldn't look or play like that.

The biggest problem is that you're dealing with clips shown that last mere seconds, to anyone who hasn't played the game and then compared it very closely to the marketing videos you wouldn't be able to see the parts that are actually from the game and the ones spliced from the e3 demo.

I missed the announcement that Sega canceled the Wii U version, that speaks volumes in itself - not with regards to the lawsuit but that even Sega internally admit they put out a turd of a game.
 
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News Comments > Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses
30. Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Responses May 3, 2013, 14:34 DangerDog
 
Attempting to wring a class action lawsuit out of a demonstration is beyond meritless.

but using fake gameplay footage from a demonstration and putting it in marketing videos that had "100% in game footage" text included is deceptive if not false advertising.

we'll see if the judge thinks it's without merit.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Announced
3. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Announced May 1, 2013, 15:16 DangerDog
 
PREORDERED!!!  
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News Comments > Aliens Colonial Marines Lawsuit
44. Re: Aliens Colonial Marines Lawsuit May 1, 2013, 15:13 DangerDog
 
Those fast food ads don't have "100% actual product shown" plastered across the screen, most of the advertisements that SEGA made for the game did - but it was just that target render footage that Pitchford showed at E3, more like 100% bullshit footage.  
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News Comments > Aliens Colonial Marines Lawsuit
41. Re: Aliens Colonial Marines Lawsuit May 1, 2013, 14:37 DangerDog
 
Honey badger doesn't give a shit, and neither does randy pitchford.  
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Trailers
14. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Trailers Apr 30, 2013, 17:21 DangerDog
 
Trevor seems like a classy guy, probably won't be able to play that character till you go through the other two first.

Nice new tits! raaaawr!
 
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News Comments > "Something's Up at Callofduty.com"
6. Re: Apr 30, 2013, 03:04 DangerDog
 
petition for mod tools and public dedicated server files

starts here.............................................
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
1. Re: Morning Interviews Apr 29, 2013, 11:15 DangerDog
 
They're adding guns to FIFA?

count me in!
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty Ghosts Revealed?
10. Re: Call of Duty Ghosts Revealed? Apr 29, 2013, 11:14 DangerDog
 
Left out the best part, it's using a new engine.

lol

I wonder if there's enough left of id software's quake 2 engine tech to warrant any royalty payment to them.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 26, 2013, 20:45 DangerDog
 
Always on? No used game sales?

blame the publishers, nice diversion there microsoft.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 25, 2013, 21:46 DangerDog
 
$299 and all the ads you can watch for $10 a month 2/year contract.

I'm still waiting on the price increase announcement for the games, $79.99 perhaps?
 
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