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Signed On Sep 24, 2003, 23:48
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue May 28, 2016, 15:16 Kxmode
 
Thanks Frans for smashing those server bugs! Smash  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Delay Confirmed
5. Re: No Man's Sky Delay Confirmed May 28, 2016, 15:05 Kxmode
 
This announcement was made on the Playstation site for Playstation customers, and where the PS4 is available for sale the release date has changed to 8/9. The release date for the PC version on Steam and other sites has not changed. It's still showing June 21.

TL;DR PC Master Race
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue May 27, 2016, 14:17 Kxmode
 
Blue wrote on May 27, 2016, 11:35:
Cutter wrote on May 27, 2016, 11:34:
So are you guys off today or Monday? Our long weekend was last week.

Memorial Day is Monday, though many companies also let people out early today as part of the long weekend.

Yup! My manager is off today. My coworkers are off today (one in Santa Cruz, another heading to San Francisco for his sons college graduation). I'm out of here at noon. Good opportunity to see Captain America and buy a new law mower.
 
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2. Re: etc. May 27, 2016, 14:15 Kxmode
 
Jagacademy wrote on May 27, 2016, 12:24:
LOL at all this talk over that Vanilla server, when servers like Warmane make millions of dollars a year, and Blizzard doesn't bat an eye.

P.S. Vanilla WoW sucked. Game wasn't worth playing until after the expansions. I had grown bored and quit, a couple years later WoW becomes a phenomenon. It wasn't a phenomenon because of Vanilla.

K.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Delayed?
48. Re: No Man's Sky Delayed? May 27, 2016, 02:26 Kxmode
 
GameStop is NOT a reliable source. Those guys are notorious for posting misleading release dates. And "Kotaku" and "reliable source" cannot possibly be used in the same sentence.

Anyhow, on the NMS Steam page, which is managed by Hello Games themselves, the release date is still June 21. So as far as I'm concerned June 21 is still a go.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Warcraft movie is not good May 25, 2016, 21:59 Kxmode
 
Creston wrote on May 25, 2016, 20:11:
What? No! Nobody saw that coming!

Critics thought Avatar was amazing. They didn't praise it for its story but for its special effects and pushing cinema forward. Contrast that with viewers in Poland who have given Warcraft an average rating of 9.46. There are other movies where critics and movie goers don't agree. Watchmen, for example, did poorly with critics but was praised by movie goers. And more than a few of you - as well as many on MetaCritic - thought the critics were wrong with their high praise for Star Wars The Force Awakens. The bottom line is critics have their viewpoint but it is their's alone. They doesn't reflect the vast majority of people. Basically I'll wait for the user reviews and scores to appear on MetaCritic and Rotten Tomatoes.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: Out of the Blue May 25, 2016, 18:06 Kxmode
 
eRe4s3r wrote on May 25, 2016, 15:39:
Kxmode wrote on May 25, 2016, 12:50:
Cutter wrote on May 25, 2016, 12:08:
You give this massive property to a guy who's made two movies and knows nothing about the property? Yeah that was bound to work out well. Rolleyes

Duncan Jones is actually a fan of the Warcraft games and WOW, and a gamer.

Being a fan of WOW and being a good character writer are mutually exclusive apparently.

I was specifically responding to Cutter's claim that Duncan Jones "knows nothing about the property". Please don't look for meaning beyond that clarifying point.
 
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12. Re: Out of the Blue May 25, 2016, 12:50 Kxmode
 
Cutter wrote on May 25, 2016, 12:08:
You give this massive property to a guy who's made two movies and knows nothing about the property? Yeah that was bound to work out well. Rolleyes

Duncan Jones is actually a fan of the Warcraft games and WOW, and a gamer.
 
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6. Re: etc. May 24, 2016, 18:57 Kxmode
 
Beamer wrote on May 24, 2016, 16:49:
Kxmode wrote on May 24, 2016, 16:29:
The Half Elf wrote on May 24, 2016, 15:24:
Kxmode wrote on May 24, 2016, 12:25:
Rovio was so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn't stop to think if they should. Certain things cannot be films, and Angry Birds is one of them. There's NO story to this game. It's a casual thing people play in-between waiting for things.

Birds live in peace. Pigs come and steal their eggs. Rather basic story, but still a story.

It would be better suited as a Saturday morning cartoon. Build up enough fans. Created enough stories. THEN create a movie. That's what Hasbro did with Transformers and G.I. Joe in the 80s.

Again, in one week The Angry Birds Movie has made double its budget.

Transformers in the 1980s was an infamous box office flop. GI Joe, therefore, had its theatrical release canceled and was a direct to video film.

You're letting nostalgia ruin this for you. It's a terrible movie, but you're not its audience. The people who are its audience are flocking (no pun) to it. Even correcting for inflation, The Angry Birds has made exponentially more than the GI Joe and Transformers 1980s movies combined. Combined! Transformers made $5.8MM on a $6MM budget. Angry Birds has made $150MM on a $73MM budget.

It looks awful, but clearly they did something right. Hasbro, meanwhile, did not. Not until the new Transformers movies, which actually look worse, yet print money.

If I write "1 + 1 = 2" will you at least acknowledge that's correct?
 
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4. Re: etc. May 24, 2016, 16:29 Kxmode
 
The Half Elf wrote on May 24, 2016, 15:24:
Kxmode wrote on May 24, 2016, 12:25:
Rovio was so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn't stop to think if they should. Certain things cannot be films, and Angry Birds is one of them. There's NO story to this game. It's a casual thing people play in-between waiting for things.

Birds live in peace. Pigs come and steal their eggs. Rather basic story, but still a story.

It would be better suited as a Saturday morning cartoon. Build up enough fans. Created enough stories. THEN create a movie. That's what Hasbro did with Transformers and G.I. Joe in the 80s.
 
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News Comments > Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan Released
4. Re: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan Released May 24, 2016, 16:25 Kxmode
 
Well, at least they look like the TMNT and not the freakish creatures from the movies.  
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1. Re: etc. May 24, 2016, 12:25 Kxmode
 
Rovio was so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn't stop to think if they should. Certain things cannot be films, and Angry Birds is one of them. There's NO story to this game. It's a casual thing people play in-between waiting for things.  
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18. Re: etc. May 23, 2016, 15:04 Kxmode
 
jdreyer wrote on May 22, 2016, 14:57:
MisterBenn wrote on May 22, 2016, 12:09:
My guess is they're sitting on HL3 so it can be the honey pot, if they make a major play into a new market in future.

Me: Do not try and believe Half Life 3 exists. That's impossible. Instead... only try to realize the truth.
MisterBenn: What truth?
Me: There is no Half Life 3.
MisterBenn: There is no Half Life 3?
Me: Then you'll see, that it is not the reality that bends, it is only yourself.

Beatnik

That's deep yo.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
2. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs May 21, 2016, 19:46 Kxmode
 
I had a video taken down because it was a snippet of commercial for a drug with a minute long list of side effects including "sudden death". The drug company's marketing firm was very adamant about my theft of their property, and if I didn't want to see the inside of a court room I would 100% comply with their demands to take down the video.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue May 21, 2016, 16:33 Kxmode
 
Sepharo wrote on May 18, 2016, 21:37:
I randomly decided to watch the first Addams Family movie the other day. I don't think I had seen it since I was in the single digits. It's still a pretty fun movie that holds up. The acting, setting, script, all on point.

Is that one where Wednesday and Pugsley do that bloody play?
 
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4. Re: Out of the Blue May 21, 2016, 16:17 Kxmode
 
The Division's rating on Steam has gotten worse since launch.

58% (out of 25,208 reviews) overall: Mixed
21% (out of 5,837 reviews) recent: Mostly Negative

21%... wow. That's like "Tom Green" land.

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6. Re: etc. May 21, 2016, 16:10 Kxmode
 
Stupid gaming execs making movies out of games that shouldn't be movies. Nobody is going to watch a Fruit Ninja movie. There's no story. It's something you quickly play to pass the time.

This is why video game movies is going to be retired for the next decade. The catalog of games being chosen to make into movies is lame!

- Ratchet and Clank
- Angry Birds
- Fruit Ninja
 
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5. Re: etc. May 21, 2016, 16:06 Kxmode
 
Valve doesn't need to make Half-Life 3. They make a ton of money from Steam and from their existing library of games.

On a side note Gabe is a meany pants for not officially confirming Half-Life 3 is coming.
 
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8. Re: etc. May 20, 2016, 12:15 Kxmode
 
Not shocked by this. Releasing a half-finished game to meet a release date close to the theatrical premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" shows a complete lack of vision. A true visionary is someone who would see a single-player campaign as absolutely vital to maximize Battlefront's success; even if that means the game's release date doesn't coincide with a film.

A "Battlefront" sequel is currently planned for a 2017 release, one that will feature connections to the new movies, and one that should this time feature a campaign.

This is the textbook definition of insanity.

Soderlund says: "Are we happy with the 75 rating? No. Is that something we're going to cure going forward? Absolutely. The depth and breadth is something that's proving to be more and more important."

Star Wars Battlefront isn't "the official game of the movie" material so stop treating it as such.

The EA BOD should fire Patrick Soderlund immediately. He's damaging the Star Wars video game property.

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5. Re: etc. May 18, 2016, 14:27 Kxmode
 
Orogogus wrote on May 17, 2016, 20:50:
jdreyer wrote on May 17, 2016, 20:26:
Kxmode wrote on May 17, 2016, 14:10:
What's the difference between "can't into" and "can't even"?
One is proper English and the other isn't?

I don't think either one is proper English.

Yeah. Both is meme speak. I don't understand either.

This reminds me of that episode of TNG "Darmok". The language of the Tamarian culture was basically meme speak that only they could understand.
 
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