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Re: Phoenix Point Gets Blood and Titanium DLC
Mar 6, 2020, 12:04
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Re: Phoenix Point Gets Blood and Titanium DLC Mar 6, 2020, 12:04
Mar 6, 2020, 12:04
 
It's definitely bland (I own it) - so I'd stay away.

Definitely doesn't have that polish like X-com 2...
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Re: Op Ed
Feb 28, 2020, 18:02
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Re: Op Ed Feb 28, 2020, 18:02
Feb 28, 2020, 18:02
 
It is funny when Blizzard did a great job of a story in Warcraft 3 then totally relied on the sole characters for 18 years.

I doubt it's the lack of creativity, it's the lack of corporate balls to try something different.

All we get is reforged, Wow Classic and a terrible movie.
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Re: Roberta Williams to Receive GDCA Pioneer Award
Feb 26, 2020, 22:41
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Re: Roberta Williams to Receive GDCA Pioneer Award Feb 26, 2020, 22:41
Feb 26, 2020, 22:41
 
Hah how strange, it was only Tuesday that kings quest 1, 2 & 3 turned up from eBay and was reading up about her as she was on the back of the box
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Re: Out of the Blue
Feb 12, 2020, 14:08
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Re: Out of the Blue Feb 12, 2020, 14:08
Feb 12, 2020, 14:08
 
I've been using the services since the days of Stomped.com was around. Bluesnews has always been top quality for me! I'll honestly say I do use Ad Blockers (Pi Hole) so having a patreon account would be great for me to contribute. Again like those below, I don't care for gimmiks of tiers and rewards but perhaps if you had a merch store, I'd be interested in a purchase or two
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Re: Evening Tech Bits
Oct 3, 2019, 17:02
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Re: Evening Tech Bits Oct 3, 2019, 17:02
Oct 3, 2019, 17:02
 
The fact is that anything can be done for a price - your old car run indefinitely if you’re willing to pay for it...

Unless of extremely good reasons, I’d be embarrassed to work in an IT environment that still runs 7. What you do at home of course, is entirely up to the individual.
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Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3
Sep 23, 2019, 17:01
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Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 23, 2019, 17:01
Sep 23, 2019, 17:01
 
I don't get all the silly hate about which store you buy the game from, especially when developers get more from it.

I have a lot of stores, EA's origin, Uplay, Blizz launcher, Epic and Steam and I don't mind. Yes it'd be great for a unified launcher, but guess what, I have desktop shortcuts!

Platform exclusives, now I can see that being annoying as you need to buy different hardware to play the game but simply installing another launcher for free to buy/play on the same hardware is hardly worthy of the whinging I see here.

PC gamers are supposed to be gritter than console players as we've gone through the challenges of setting up a gaming system. Perhaps we've had it too easy and a return to the dos days would make people appreciate what they have.

Back on topic, I'm glad it's sold well.
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Re: SYBERIA: THE WORLD BEFORE Announced
Aug 19, 2019, 16:04
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Re: SYBERIA: THE WORLD BEFORE Announced Aug 19, 2019, 16:04
Aug 19, 2019, 16:04
 
Darks wrote on Aug 19, 2019, 13:40:
Chipp0r wrote on Aug 19, 2019, 13:30:
Great news - Played 3, was okay but budget and story was lacking.

Hopefully a better adventure for cake-walker this time around.

Oh, I'm sure it is after that hand out of EGS money they are getting. Even though it hasn't been announced, I'm calling it now.

If this helps make the game better, then so be it. I don’t care which store launches the game.
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Re: SYBERIA: THE WORLD BEFORE Announced
Aug 19, 2019, 13:30
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Re: SYBERIA: THE WORLD BEFORE Announced Aug 19, 2019, 13:30
Aug 19, 2019, 13:30
 
Great news - Played 3, was okay but budget and story was lacking.

Hopefully a better adventure for cake-walker this time around.
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Re: Metal Wolf Chaos XD Next Month
Jul 4, 2019, 13:24
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Re: Metal Wolf Chaos XD Next Month Jul 4, 2019, 13:24
Jul 4, 2019, 13:24
 
The voice acting is simply awful. It’s like they were afraid to be loud because it’d wake their dog.

Could’ve been a goofy fun title with decent voice overs... But more cringe cringe.

(Understand it’s a jap title but that’s a sure way to kill sales internationally)
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Re: Marvel's Avengers Announced
Jun 11, 2019, 16:39
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Re: Marvel's Avengers Announced Jun 11, 2019, 16:39
Jun 11, 2019, 16:39
 
That is one huge cringefest of a trailer. How embarrassing.
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Re: Evening Consolidation
May 13, 2019, 16:46
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Re: Evening Consolidation May 13, 2019, 16:46
May 13, 2019, 16:46
 
"FLUID COMBAT BUT THE OPEN WORLD ISN’T WORTH INVESTING YOUR TIME INTO"

I played that game, was Rage 1. Avoid for me
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Re: Evening Consolidation
May 11, 2019, 14:33
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Re: Evening Consolidation May 11, 2019, 14:33
May 11, 2019, 14:33
 
Totally agree. I saw the trailer and even after reading the article it doesn't sound bad. People love to whine these days though.

I'm staying away from this due to the real-time combat. Love the remake but also spirit of the old game which no doubt be a dummy button masher. Ether go fully FPS and make the combat fun or stick to the turn based system.
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Re: NVIDIA 20XX Reviews
Oct 16, 2018, 14:56
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Re: NVIDIA 20XX Reviews Oct 16, 2018, 14:56
Oct 16, 2018, 14:56
 
Nvidia is moving away from rasterisation to ray/path tracing as as a natural move away from the old tricks used to present a 3d gaming image which has had deminishing returns in graphical quality for the last 8 years.

Expect this to be the start of a crossing over and further h/w, software and games move to this new method. New consoles will utilise hybrid ray/path tracing - See Sony's next gen...

Heh, in 20 years time, you'll probably have to buy an old 2080 to play 'those old games' that used the current method

Hopefully Bluesnews will still be around then to say I told you so
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Re: FINAL FANTASY XIV Turns <strike>Eight</strike> Five
Sep 2, 2018, 06:52
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Re: FINAL FANTASY XIV Turns <strike>Eight</strike> Five Sep 2, 2018, 06:52
Sep 2, 2018, 06:52
 
I saw my wife watching a some eps from that show...

God, it's awful cringey affair which reminded me how dull mmorpgs are.
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Re: Steam Spy Ending Due to Steam Privacy Changes
Apr 11, 2018, 13:19
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Re: Steam Spy Ending Due to Steam Privacy Changes Apr 11, 2018, 13:19
Apr 11, 2018, 13:19
 
I assume this is because of the new EU directive on data (GDPR) as it becomes enforceable in May.

Many companies are beefing up their account options to allow better visibility of what data they collect and give users control over it.
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Re: Windows Gaming Survey
Jul 9, 2016, 07:37
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Re: Windows Gaming Survey Jul 9, 2016, 07:37
Jul 9, 2016, 07:37
 
Few excerpts from my survey:
- Integrate Windws Store with Steam as there is very little reason to use it due to lack of current or back titles.
- Make the desktop more useful for gamers (and I don't mean the Xbox homepage as that doesn't work for 2k+ displays)
- Redo Windows Experience to provide a benchmark on a PC and inturn give all games a score based on on CPU, GFX, etc and thus can suggest improvements to make it run better on your PC
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Jul 1, 2016, 17:13
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 1, 2016, 17:13
Jul 1, 2016, 17:13
 
Please say Java is dying. I hate this software, it's the bane of my job trying to manage petty installs and version conflicts.

The sooner this drops down the toliet into computing history, the better.

Regarding GFX cards, for 2k plus gaming, a 1070 is the new standard. The 1060 will be a good upgrade card for the 750TI users to game at 1080p, hense 3GB. It is more of a budget card so it does fit.
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Re: No subject
Jan 14, 2007, 15:36
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Re: No subject Jan 14, 2007, 15:36
Jan 14, 2007, 15:36
 
Really? So you can start farming all their gold perhaps?

This comment was edited on Jan 14, 15:37.
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Chinese movies
Mar 10, 2003, 17:08
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Chinese movies Mar 10, 2003, 17:08
Mar 10, 2003, 17:08
 
Encouters of the Spooky Kind is a very funny and great movie. I don't think this movie will be great.. The One was an awful flick. Even crouching tiger was poor compared to 'real' chinese movies. See Jet Li in Fong Sai Yuk or The Evil Cult. Fun fun fun..

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greece is not right
Feb 13, 2003, 13:13
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greece is not right Feb 13, 2003, 13:13
Feb 13, 2003, 13:13
 
fredrickson: You're always asking to be banned? Why's that?


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