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Re: PC Madden NFL 22 Not Getting Newer Console Features
Jun 19, 2021, 10:21
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Re: PC Madden NFL 22 Not Getting Newer Console Features Jun 19, 2021, 10:21
Jun 19, 2021, 10:21
 
necrosis wrote on Jun 18, 2021, 23:25:
Isn't this basically par for the course when it comes to EA Sports titles on PC?

I can’t speak for FIFA but that’s definitely the case for Madden. They treat the PC like a second class citizen and then wonder why no one buys the game. It’s the same problem that led to the cancellation of the PC title the first time. Why did they even bother bringing it back?
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Re: Battlefield 2042 Has Neither Campaign nor Battle Royale Modes
Jun 9, 2021, 18:46
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Re: Battlefield 2042 Has Neither Campaign nor Battle Royale Modes Jun 9, 2021, 18:46
Jun 9, 2021, 18:46
 
The Half Elf wrote on Jun 9, 2021, 18:38:
Actually one of the games I wouldn't mind having a BR mode in.

They probably don’t want to muddy the waters and compete with Apex Legends. I never liked BR much anyway so this is a plus for me.
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Re: Atari's Game Plan
Apr 7, 2021, 23:03
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Re: Atari's Game Plan Apr 7, 2021, 23:03
Apr 7, 2021, 23:03
 
Dev wrote on Apr 7, 2021, 22:20:
Ahhhh blockchain. The magic way to rake in millions from investors

And don't forget Atari Hotels. Coming soon!

The whole thing reeks of so much despiration that you can't help but laugh. Enjoy your trip to bankruptcy guys. Maybe the next owners of the Atari brand will have some better ideas.
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Re: Atari's Game Plan
Apr 7, 2021, 19:15
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Re: Atari's Game Plan Apr 7, 2021, 19:15
Apr 7, 2021, 19:15
 
I'm looking forward to Air-Sea Battle 2022. And maybe they can convince Spielberg to do an ET sequel game. The giant holes are even bigger!

This comment was edited on Apr 7, 2021, 23:10.
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Re: Amazon Games Opens Montreal Studio
Mar 23, 2021, 13:39
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Re: Amazon Games Opens Montreal Studio Mar 23, 2021, 13:39
Mar 23, 2021, 13:39
 
Amazon Games is in it for the long haul. They aren't afraid of making a big investment and they won't get cold feet like Google did with Stadia. That doesn't mean that they'll be successful anytime soon. But early failures like Crucible won't scare them away.

This comment was edited on Mar 23, 2021, 14:01.
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Re: Illinois Bill Seeks to Ban Violent Video Games
Feb 22, 2021, 23:09
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Re: Illinois Bill Seeks to Ban Violent Video Games Feb 22, 2021, 23:09
Feb 22, 2021, 23:09
 
But on a horse in the beginning of the 20th century - that's okay, right?
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Re: Terraria Stadia Port Cancelled
Feb 8, 2021, 13:33
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Re: Terraria Stadia Port Cancelled Feb 8, 2021, 13:33
Feb 8, 2021, 13:33
 
Verno wrote on Feb 8, 2021, 13:03:
I completed my break up with Google in December. Gmail, search, drive etc. The only Google resource I use now is Youtube due to the lack of viable competitors. I don't really miss Google services, DDG search is great these days and self hosted for everything else.

I need to do the same thing. It's scary enough thinking about the fallout from losing Gmail alone if they locked me out of my account. I have too much invested in a company that I don't trust.
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Re: Morning Metaverse
Oct 21, 2020, 14:15
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Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2020, 14:15
Oct 21, 2020, 14:15
 
Acleacius wrote on Oct 21, 2020, 14:06:
I've got to say it's a big step up from "the internet is a series of tubes".

Surprisingly, it was quite entertaining. I never watch Twitch and I enjoyed it.
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Re: Star Citizen Leaves Some CPUs Behind
Oct 12, 2020, 15:59
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Re: Star Citizen Leaves Some CPUs Behind Oct 12, 2020, 15:59
Oct 12, 2020, 15:59
 
phinn wrote on Oct 11, 2020, 18:05:
Not sure how this is even news. Supporting a 10 year old CPU in a game that's supposed to be technologically cutting edge makes no sense. It should require Dx12 or better yet Vulkan too. Just support the latest and greatest and turn this into a 'game' already.

Who's going to tell the whale with the $50,000 ship that he won't be able to play on his Core 2 Duo?
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Re: Democracy 4 Early Access
Oct 7, 2020, 12:42
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Re: Democracy 4 Early Access Oct 7, 2020, 12:42
Oct 7, 2020, 12:42
 
I wish them luck. Democracy 3 has great Steam ratings but I just couldn’t get into it. The game mechanics seemed off and didn’t portray how the US government or US politics actually works. And public opinion of the decisions I made in game seemed to have a heavy European bias, even when playing as the US President. Maybe I was doing something wrong but conservatives were mad at me for cutting taxes.

This comment was edited on Oct 7, 2020, 13:00.
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Re: Gone Gold - Cyberpunk 2077
Oct 5, 2020, 15:27
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Re: Gone Gold - Cyberpunk 2077 Oct 5, 2020, 15:27
Oct 5, 2020, 15:27
 
Primalchrome wrote on Oct 5, 2020, 10:51:
Onward to the Zero Day patch!!!

Is Gone Gold even relevant at all anymore? It’s the code that ships on physical discs for consoles which doesn’t apply to us. And for the Dev team it’s just six more weeks of polishing for the first patch.

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Re: Baldur's Gate II Turns 20
Sep 21, 2020, 13:22
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Re: Baldur's Gate II Turns 20 Sep 21, 2020, 13:22
Sep 21, 2020, 13:22
 
It's really hard to believe it's been 20 years. BG2 is one of the pivotal games in PC gaming history. Up there with Doom, Half-Life, Diablo 2, and the original Civilization.
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Re: Poker Club Announced
Sep 2, 2020, 00:24
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Re: Poker Club Announced Sep 2, 2020, 00:24
Sep 2, 2020, 00:24
 
Wow!!!! Poker at 4K and 60 fps with advanced rendering techniques and hardware-accelerated ray tracing!
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Re: EA Play Live on Steam
Sep 1, 2020, 00:44
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Re: EA Play Live on Steam Sep 1, 2020, 00:44
Sep 1, 2020, 00:44
 
Reactor wrote on Aug 31, 2020, 22:53:
This looks like a terrible deal.

Why? I don't have a lot of love for EA either but it still seems like a good bargain. It's only $2.50 a month if you buy the yearly subscription and you get 43 games up front.
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Re: Game Reviews
Aug 31, 2020, 15:29
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Re: Game Reviews Aug 31, 2020, 15:29
Aug 31, 2020, 15:29
 
HorrorScope wrote on Aug 31, 2020, 15:12:
Unfortunately the market spoke +esports and +influencers that somehow instead of just playing the teams they give you like we always did. That you now have to spend money to make the team you want to then play people. No doubt they leveraged us, but we still could have just stuck with the actual teams as-is. I still do and yes they won't make say Franchise mode with the NFL teams better because they fear that takes away from Ultimate Team.

Pay to win revenue generating game modes ruined sports gaming. And there's no turning back unfortunately. EA will give Franchise mode some lip service over the next few years because they've been publicly embarrassed. But I agree that the focus will always be on Ultimate Team and modes that directly make money.

If there's any real future, it's going to be with smaller sports titles like the Super Mega Baseball series.
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Re: Game Reviews
Aug 31, 2020, 14:09
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Aug 31, 2020, 14:09
 
Prez wrote on Aug 31, 2020, 12:59:
It has been said countless times but STOP BUYING THE GAME. Until that happens nothing will change.

Madden is a bit unique in that regard since most of their revenue growth over the past seven or eight years has been driven by IAP from Ultimate Team. A purchase (or lack thereof) from someone like me who only likes franchise mode and will never spend additional money in game frankly is a lot less valuable to them.

We'll see if social media push back and public embarrassment will lead to any meaningful change. I'm skeptical because their developer's track record has been abysmal if you care at all about quality. But it has forced EA to finally acknowledge problems that they've been ignoring for years.
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Re: Another Ubisoft Departure
Jul 25, 2020, 00:13
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Re: Another Ubisoft Departure Jul 25, 2020, 00:13
Jul 25, 2020, 00:13
 
Last one out please turn off the lights.
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Re: Tim Sweeney on Digital Ownership
Jul 22, 2020, 17:24
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Re: Tim Sweeney on Digital Ownership Jul 22, 2020, 17:24
Jul 22, 2020, 17:24
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Jul 22, 2020, 16:47:
Epic Games is very much like Valve was, only Fortnite is a lot more successful than Half-Life has ever been.
Half Life didn't need to be nearly as successful. In 2003/2004, Steam's only significant competition was physical game sales so they had the luxury of being able to start off slow and build. I don't even think they allowed third party games until after HL2 was released.

The EGS is facing a huge and entrenched competitor with a very loyal customer base. And as we know very well, many of those customers have no interest in switching or trying another store.
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Re: Tim Sweeney on Digital Ownership
Jul 22, 2020, 13:38
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Re: Tim Sweeney on Digital Ownership Jul 22, 2020, 13:38
Jul 22, 2020, 13:38
 
Avus wrote on Jul 22, 2020, 12:26:
I definitely worry Epic game store will go out of business MUCH MORE than Steam.

It’s interesting. For Valve, Steam is the endless stream of revenue that drives the rest of their business. It’s also allowed them to make enough mistakes that would have shut down most other companies. Or forced them into a buyout.

For Epic, it’s Fortnite and that revenue won’t last forever. So the clock is ticking for them to take enough of Steam’s market share to generate a sustainable profit.
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Re: Orcs Must Die! 3 Released: One of Five Google Stadia Exclusives
Jul 14, 2020, 20:45
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Re: Orcs Must Die! 3 Released: One of Five Google Stadia Exclusives Jul 14, 2020, 20:45
Jul 14, 2020, 20:45
 
bigspender wrote on Jul 14, 2020, 19:48:
I'm going to guess it'll be an exclusive for about a month at best since nobody wants to use Stadia because it's a stupid idea with a stupid execution. WTF would you clog up the internet with graphics traffic. It's sOOOOOOOOOOOOO stupid.

And streaming video too! What a waste of bandwidth! It’s why I only have VHS and the occasional DVD.
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