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Description Using a steering wheel on a Burnout game is like using the Space Shuttle controls to fly a kite.
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Signed On Mar 14, 2002, 15:47
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News Comments > Cyberpunk 2077 in Full Development; More Witcher Games Likely
6. Re: Cyberpunk 2077 in Full Development; More Witcher Games Likely Mar 31, 2017, 10:24 The Half Elf
 
Haven't finished Witcher 3 yet (too many damn ?'s on the Skele Isles made me take a long break).

But Witcher goodness with some Shadowrun.... CD Projekt... please choose which kidney or other organ you'd like to have this game out in 2017.
 
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News Comments > For Honor Update Increases Rewards
1. Re: For Honor Update Increases Rewards Mar 31, 2017, 10:06 The Half Elf
 
Quick response from Ubi when your playerbase threatens to boycott your game.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 1 DLC Sharing
7. Re: Battlefield 1 DLC Sharing Mar 31, 2017, 08:10 The Half Elf
 
Slick wrote on Mar 31, 2017, 07:00:
Bludd wrote on Mar 31, 2017, 04:58:
Or: not enough people have bought premium for BF1 so here's a little taste, get hooked please!

sigh.. I love how anytime a game company gives something away for free, there's always a core contingent who see it as nefarious. Oh sure... they give it away free now, so that you have to pay later! As opposed to how it is now? how it always has been? Pay before you play?

Also the first DLC was pretty decent, but nothing crazy, it's still the same game with some new maps. the new behemoth looks cool, but i've never gotten to use it.

First off it's not 'Free'. Someone still had to purchase the overpriced season pass.
And EA has gotten to the point where they can't keep pumping out these expensive season passes for every game and keep fraturing the player base. Try finding a 40 man game in Star Wars Battlefront. Maybe that's why they are shoving out another Battlefront game by the end of the year?
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
4. Re: Into the Black Mar 30, 2017, 23:28 The Half Elf
 
Do I get credit for seeing the 1st half of the 1st episode?  
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News Comments > Mass Effect Andromeda Plans
44. Re: Mass Effect Andromeda Plans Mar 30, 2017, 22:58 The Half Elf
 
Here is a GREAT example of how it should be in the voice actors studio.  
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
2. Re: Evening Safety Dance Mar 30, 2017, 20:25 The Half Elf
 
xXStellarDadXx wrote on Mar 30, 2017, 20:20:
Who thy hell uses Pornhub anyway...There are better ones out there...I mean...from what i hear.... Blush

Your a parent and probably married, so you would NEVER have a need for adult websites would you? *wink wink nudge nudge*
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect Andromeda Plans
40. Re: Mass Effect Andromeda Plans Mar 30, 2017, 20:18 The Half Elf
 
Anyone else that Turians have somehow had a evolution change and no longer have the holes on their noses? Garrus had some amazing facial animations especially with the nose.

As for the voice acting.... it's not bad, but without the facial animations to complete it (yeah yeah I know), but it's like Star Wars Movies without John Williams music.

Look I hope Bioware fixes some of these things (at least the tech bugs), but there is no way in hell I'm going to play this multiple times especially with ME:A2 comes out and I didn't save my character to use in that game.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 30, 2017, 17:20 The Half Elf
 
Finished binge watching season 3 of The Blacklist. I NEED MORE!  
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News Comments > Mass Effect Andromeda Plans
32. Re: Mass Effect Andromeda Plans Mar 30, 2017, 16:51 The Half Elf
 
There are just some BAD things that no-one thought out in the game.

The Andromeda Init. is the invaders/aliens. Granted the Kett aren't nice but, "Humans" travel 600 years, don't expect anything to change, show up like they are entitled to everything, go around stealing shit left right and center from poor purple aliens just trying to survive on an ice planet.
Everyone speaks english (least it was Basic in Star Wars, but still).The Citadel was suppose to be finished before you got there but even after 14 months (how the fuck were they suppose to survive, cause if the Hyperion's golden planet was golden then they wouldn't have gone directly to the Citadel/Nexus/whatever it's called).

Why is noone salvaging all the shit all over the place. You can't make 1 shuttle with all the shuttle halfs all over the place?

And WTF is up with the Tardis/Tempest? "It's bigger on the inside" no shit, and why can't I just board the fucking Tempest without going into orbit?
 
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News Comments > Destiny 2 PC Hype?
13. Re: Destiny 2 PC Hype? Mar 30, 2017, 15:19 The Half Elf
 
BTW it is coming to PC. Go to the pre-order page, they have the PC listed just with no retailers at the moment.

Here ya go thx PC Gamer!
PC Pre-order
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect Andromeda Plans
24. Re: Mass Effect Andromeda Plans Mar 30, 2017, 15:12 The Half Elf
 
Agent-Zero wrote on Mar 30, 2017, 14:12:
The Half Elf wrote on Mar 30, 2017, 14:01:
Visually still an amazing game, especially the 1st vault you go to, but after 5 years this game is such a step backwords for Bioware it's not funny.

so many people dont understand this clearly enough... namely the fact that 99% of the people who worked on this game have not worked on the previous mass effect series.. and presumably most of them are novice developers in general

sure they work for "bioware" but "bioware" is not a monolithic organism, like some kind of developer Voltron... so its not a combination of ultimate power or past experience, its just a fucking name on a door... the people who actually coded and animated and designed and so forth are the ones responsible for this, and sure the corporation "bioware" signed off on it and put their name on the box - but honestly it doesnt mean shit... clearly.. to wit: this fucking game

Maybe YOU don't understand, that with Bioware's name on the box it doesn't matter if you were the CEO or Janitor, or which Bioware office you worked at. The game has some major faults, and you can't tell me in any way shape or form that they couldn't get other people from the OTHER Bioware offices to come in and clean up this mess?
Also is the Mass Effect franchise, not some sort of kickstarter game. Why wouldn't you put your best talent forward? Out of the 3 studios they couldn't do a final pass 6 months ago and worked some of this shit out? What are the other 2 offices doing?
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect Andromeda Plans
18. Re: Mass Effect Andromeda Plans Mar 30, 2017, 14:01 The Half Elf
 
So here is a list I've compiled after finishing the 2nd world.

Sam won't shut the fuck up. You ever used Google Maps and the program goes apeshit and keeps telling you to make a U-turn to the point you want to throw the phone out the window? This is the crystal-meth infused version of that x10.
Worlds are massive with a bunch of worthless scenery to fill it.
So many bugs with mission objectives not showing up. Invisible items you can see on a scanner but not without it and don't seem to have any relevance.
Yeah the facial animations suck (can sorta fix this with a custom Ryder), but there is a new alien crew member with a holographic eye piece like Garrus that clips into his head/eye every time ya talk to him.
Remember all those shitty MMO missions of 'go all the way across the map, talk to 1 person for 5 second and come all the way back'? Oh yeah we got PLENTY of those.
Sound will kick off for no reason at all, especially when you're in a spot that the game will NOT let you save (which is just mind fucking boggling).
Some saved games won't load at all, seems to happen mostly with the auto-save.
Keeps matching me up with people in 3rd world countries on dial-up connections as hosts, which causes some annoying as fuck gameplay.
If I hit M to open the map, I have to hit esc, which takes me to the menu, instead of just closing the map, or just hitting M again.
Horrible fucking UI. Would be nice to have all missions on 1 planet in the same place (it sorta does this) but at the same time likes to spread them all over the fucking place.
I am SICK and fucking tired of !'s in UI that I have to go through EVERY SINGLE FUCKING OPTION to get rid of them (and I thought Assassin's Creed Syndicate was bad at this) INCLUDING completed missions.
Stupidly absurd inventory system. How the fuck does letting people out of Cryo increase my inventory space as a perk. I pick up a gun, I can equip it right at that moment, but if I don't I have to go back to a forward base to do so.


Visually still an amazing game, especially the 1st vault you go to, but after 5 years this game is such a step backwords for Bioware it's not funny.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
4. Re: Into the Black Mar 30, 2017, 06:57 The Half Elf
 
DangerDog wrote on Mar 30, 2017, 01:55:
Well at least it takes place in his home town, won't be a tearjerker story about being ripped from his family and deported by ICE.

Did you not watch the video? Someone started deporting him, and the dog was trying to finish the job!
 
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News Comments > Surf World Series Trailer
3. Re: On Sale Mar 30, 2017, 00:33 The Half Elf
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 29, 2017, 22:35:
Looks promising. Last surfing game I played was T&C Surf Designs.

And you were not alone Kxmode lol. First thing that came to mind watching the video.

*still has T&C shirts somewhere*
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront II Trailer Tease
5. Re: Star Wars Battlefront II Trailer Tease Mar 30, 2017, 00:15 The Half Elf
 
After Mass Effect Andromeda how can it get worse... oh wait.. it's EA.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 29, 2017, 11:22 The Half Elf
 
A plane can circle the earth and come back where it started from via a cleverly hidden loading screen (ala Deus Ex Mankind Divided). And normally people never find the edges of the earth due to invisible barriers. As to what is on the other side of this flat earth? Empty grayness, as some people have found hidden holes to escape to the other side. On the subject of containing the edges of the ocean... that is so easy... skyboxes DUH!  
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News Comments > Watch Dogs 2 Free Update Plans
2. Re: Watch Dogs 2 Free Update Plans Mar 28, 2017, 21:26 The Half Elf
 
It's not a bad game, but in no way compeled to complete it.  
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News Comments > Destiny 2 Teaser
4. Re: Destiny 2 Teaser Mar 28, 2017, 20:06 The Half Elf
 
As someone who dislocated their thumb from hours of Halo 2 and 3 (and quit playing console shooters) I picked up Destiny and have to say it's a pretty decent game. I haven't gotten very far into it but if they bring Destiny 2 to PC I'm in.  
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News Comments > Destiny 2 Teaser
1. Re: Destiny 2 Teaser Mar 28, 2017, 19:17 The Half Elf
 
LOL  
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News Comments > Into the Black
8. Re: On Sale Mar 28, 2017, 08:16 The Half Elf
 
If I had to rate the AC games I'd pretty much do it like so.

Black Flag
AC 2/Brotherhood/Revelations
AC 1
Rogue/Unity (yeah Unity had it's problems but a great story and 4 player co-op was a blast, and easily the sexiest game once patched)
Syndicate (still haven't finished with it yet, not bad but not great)
AC 3

What I did like is how Rogue's ending is the start of Unity.
 
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