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Signed On Mar 29, 2003, 01:39
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News Comments > NVIDIA GTX 970 Lawsuit
14. Re: NVIDIA GTX 970 Lawsuit Feb 23, 2015, 10:39 Xero
 
What's the rest of your specs? I built in December a nice rig and got Shadows of Mordor late December. I have to say, it runs smooth as butter maxed out completely at all moments.  
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News Comments > NVIDIA GTX 970 Lawsuit
6. Re: NVIDIA GTX 970 Lawsuit Feb 23, 2015, 10:11 Xero
 
I love my 970gtx (with the exception of coil whine, damn EVGA) but I'm down to get compensated in anyway, lol.  
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News Comments > Homeworld Remastered Trailer
18. Re: Homeworld Remastered Trailer Feb 19, 2015, 16:06 Xero
 
I tried hard to get into this game. I bought the original plus expansion. I think it was the game of the year edition. Still own the original box and discs.

Aside from the awesome graphics back then and hypnotizing music, I had a hard time to get into it. I think it required a wee bit more patience than I typically can put out for a strategy game.

I think it made me realize I'm more of the Blizzard/C&C type of strategy player of 15-20min max games.
 
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News Comments > DX12: 900% FPS Increase Over DX11 Claimed
65. Re: DX12: 900% FPS Increase Over DX11 Claimed Feb 19, 2015, 08:12 Xero
 
A load of bull.  
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 Trailer
8. Re: Just Cause 3 Trailer Feb 13, 2015, 11:47 Xero
 
I have Just Cause 2 and try to get in to it but it has too many controls. I hate how you have to control each gun individually and reload each one, it's a pain.

Don't get me wrong, I love the concepts and idea of all the crazy stunts you can pull off but the majority of the time I'm trying to remember which key was for what with so many controls.

I know I know, it's probably controller worthy, but I will never succumb to it! lol
 
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News Comments > Ironcast This Month
3. Re: Ironcast This Month Feb 12, 2015, 11:36 Xero
 
Pr()ZaC wrote on Feb 12, 2015, 09:33:
grudgebearer wrote on Feb 12, 2015, 09:10:
Love the setting and art, but hate the gameplay. I just can't get into games like this one.
Reminds of Super Puzzle Fighter.

Ditto, lol.

Still probably one of my favorite games to load up when I plug in my Dreamcast every now and then. Very addicting!
 
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News Comments > Rare Vets Plan Banjo-Kazooie Successor
7. Re: Rare Vets Plan Banjo-Kazooie Successor Feb 11, 2015, 19:31 Xero
 
Let's not forget exactly what Rare was behind.

Killer Instinct? Goldeneye? Donkey Kong Country series? Perfect Dark? Banjo? And how can anyone forget? When Rare finally lost their minds...Conker's Bad Fur Day, lol.
 
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Finds Lost Vikings
6. Re: Heroes of the Storm Finds Lost Vikings Feb 11, 2015, 11:56 Xero
 
InBlack wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 10:03:
@Xero: Considering that this is Blizzard we are talking about here I think you should reconsider using another word to describe the speed at which they will be making new maps and content. "churning" doesnt cut it I think. A more suitable word would be "glacing" IMO. As in what the glaciers do when they move.

Ok, churning wasn't a good word in referring to the speed they move at, but I think quantity and quality should not be an issue over time. They'll get their map base built up with a lot of solid maps that are balanced well.

I just think currently they are snailing with the map production as they have other issues with higher concern than the maps... at the moment.
 
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Finds Lost Vikings
4. Re: Heroes of the Storm Finds Lost Vikings Feb 11, 2015, 10:00 Xero
 
Frijoles wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 09:50:
What they need are maps. More heroes is interesting, but I'm not going to level that many heroes. I've settled on one I like and I'll probably stick to that one and just occasionally try others. But maps... one of the key differences between this and DOTA is the map rotation. I hope they come out with a new map at least every couple of months or so, otherwise they may get a bit boring.

In the latest interview with the lead designer of HotS, he did mention they are going to be churning out lots of maps and just about nonstop as well as the heroes so I don't think that will be a problem in the future. Their focus I'm sure right now is just bugs and balancing what they have and maps in the end.
 
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Finds Lost Vikings
1. Re: Heroes of the Storm Finds Lost Vikings Feb 11, 2015, 09:28 Xero
 
That's interesting but I think they'll blend right in with the Warcraft theme. Not too much difference there.

I like how Blizzard says they'll keep adding characters until they get bored but they don't see that anytime soon. The thing is, at that point, your going to have every single character from every Blizzard game thrown in here, lol
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA Evolve Drivers
16. Re: NVIDIA Evolve Drivers Feb 11, 2015, 08:14 Xero
 
Oh and in regards to Giants and Sacrifice. Likewise! I too had both of them around the same time and thought they were amazing for their time.

Giants I actually had preordered months before it's release as I followed it in gaming mags and whatnot. When it released, it was a great great gaming experience. Enjoyed it a lot. Can't believe it hasn't been refreshed with HD textures or remade at this point. So much potential with that franchise.

Also Sacrifice was awesome and could use a refresh. At least Steam has it but obviously it's graphics are quite outdated at this point.

 
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News Comments > NVIDIA Evolve Drivers
15. Re: NVIDIA Evolve Drivers Feb 11, 2015, 08:10 Xero
 
The issue is probably that when the 970 and 980 was released and immediate reviews came out comparing the 970 and 980, they noticed, hey, there is only a 10% performance decrease between the 970 to the 980, but it's half the cost of the 980.

Use your intelligence on which is better bargain.

At that point when people took notice, PERHAPS Nvidia, to salvage the 980, could have attempted to nerf some performance on the big name titles. I hope this isn't the case, but I don't leave anything out of question.

I do have a 970 and it performs like a beast in 99.9% of the games I throw at it. I could care less about Evolve or any Assassin game, but I hope they don't ruin my future titles as well!

Leave GTA5 alone!
 
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News Comments > BAFTA Award Nominees
1. Re: BAFTA Award Nominees Feb 10, 2015, 12:29 Xero
 
Let me predict how this will go. Shadows of Mordor will win in all it's categories and then Dragon Age will win for Best Game, lol.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Cheaters Banned
9. Re: Diablo III Cheaters Banned Feb 10, 2015, 12:10 Xero
 
Well good for those that get moved up in rank for doing it the legit way while the douchebags cheating get canned. That is how it should be. You know, using actual skill and you know, skill that would not be there should you walk to an actual event and have you demonstrate that talent with someone standing over your shoulder.  
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News Comments > Universal Combat CE Free on Steam
13. Re: Universal Combat CE Free on Steam Feb 9, 2015, 12:05 Xero
 
Just because they give you a free turd doesn't make it a better turd.  
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News Comments > Battlefield Hardline Beta Details
12. Re: Ships Ahoy - Watch Dogs; First Reviews Feb 9, 2015, 11:35 Xero
 
ELITE wrote on Feb 9, 2015, 10:57:
Tried the Beta - it felt like a mod.
If you're gonna do Cops And Robbers - why am I running around with BF4 weapons?

I was really hoping they were trying something different.

I'd rather have Battlefield 1942 updated...


Same. Or even 2142. I guess with the new Star Wars they will avoid any other futuristic Battlefield game that can steal it's thunder.
 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Rogue Pre-Purchases
9. Re: Assassin's Creed Rogue Pre-Purchases Feb 8, 2015, 11:03 Xero
 
Yeesh! Assassin's Creed 3? I booted it up to test out my 970gtx and prompty uninstalled it following horrendous controls and dull gameplay.

I'm done with anything with the word Creed in it I think.
 
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News Comments > D.I.C.E. Award Winners
8. Re: D.I.C.E. Award Winners Feb 6, 2015, 11:21 Xero
 
Shadow of Mordor wins 8 awards and Dragon Age gets game of the year. Makes sense.

No wait, no award show for gaming makes sense. It's nothing more than advertising and fluffing your money guns around.
 
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News Comments > Mortal Kombat X Specs
11. Re: Mortal Kombat X Specs Feb 5, 2015, 08:52 Xero
 
Super Street Fighter 2 X or whatever hell it was called for SNES was going for $79.99 at my nearby Toys R Us store back when N64 was already out. I always wondered what the hell warranted it but I guess there are some diehard fans that would of paid it.

I actually paid I think it was $70 dollars for MK Trilogy on the N64 when that first released because there was like zero titles available to buy for N64 at launch.

lol, my 2 launch titles were MK Trilogy and Super Mario 64, lol night and day.
 
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News Comments > Underworld Ascendant Kickstarter
4. Re: Underworld Ascendant Kickstarter Feb 4, 2015, 12:17 Xero
 
I read the plan first... then watched the video. YEESH!

I think better looking games were made with a lot less from smaller indie companies.
 
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