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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Jun 8, 2017, 04:37 ViRGE
 
Wipeout Omega Collection Launches Today PlayStation.Blog.
Wipeout 2048 in 60fps HD. Yay!
 
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News Comments > SQUARE ENIX and People Can Fly Collaborate
2. Re: SQUARE ENIX and People Can Fly Collaborate Jun 2, 2017, 04:23 ViRGE
 
I really like PCF. But Bulletstorm and GoW:J have not been stellar works for them. So whatever comes of their collaboration with Sqenix needs to get them back on the right track.  
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News Comments > TEKKEN 7 Released
2. Re: TEKKEN 7 Released Jun 2, 2017, 04:20 ViRGE
 
Lorcin wrote on Jun 1, 2017, 21:34:
Expand your fighter's journey by purchasing the Tekken 7 Season Pass separately and gain access to stunning additional content

Or wait about a year for it to be patched and rereleased with all the content for half the price.
Good answer!
 
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News Comments > Star Trek: Bridge Crew Released
17. Re: Star Trek: Bridge Crew Released May 31, 2017, 05:16 ViRGE
 
If this game is any good, then the trailer is not doing it justice. Which is a shame because Artemis is a blast, and this is essentially official Artemis.

The use of VR wands just looks like an impediment. The VR part itself seems interesting, but the game just screams for a keyboard (or a gamepad).

This comment was edited on May 31, 2017, 07:35.
 
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News Comments > Agents of Mayhem Trailer
2. Re: Agents of Mayhem Trailer May 31, 2017, 05:09 ViRGE
 
jdreyer wrote on May 31, 2017, 03:24:
Is anyone looking foward to this? Maybe I'm just not the target audience.
I am. Volition has not let me down yet. And I have a soft spot these days for games that aren't too serious.
 
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News Comments > On Destiny 2 Networking
15. Re: On Destiny 2 Networking May 27, 2017, 23:18 ViRGE
 
HoSpanky wrote on May 27, 2017, 22:57:
Suppa7 wrote on May 27, 2017, 15:18:
Creston wrote on May 27, 2017, 14:15:
What's the tradeoff for client-server, exactly? That it works great and everyone has a smooth match?

Oh wait, cost-benefit analysis. So you ARE trying to save money.

The whole thing is bullshit PR, anyone who knows how computers work know there is no reason not to give players control of servers. Quake and unreal had dedicated servers BUILT into the fucking game. But once game companies realized the average gamer is a fucking moron we got this shit of company controlled servers because the average gamer is grade A fucking tech illiterate.

Quake and Unreal had NO persistent data. Any game with persistent characters CAN'T let people run their own servers. The very first thing that would happen is there'd be "get all legendary gear in 3 seconds!" servers.
Eh, I don't know. You could very easily edit your inventory in Borderlands 2. In a purely PvE game, the only person you can cheat is yourself. With Destiny 2 however, the extra wrinkle is that it has PvP as well...
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black May 27, 2017, 17:44 ViRGE
 
NIST porn
Oh god, this is like combining peanut butter and chocolate!
 
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News Comments > LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Trailer
2. Re: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Trailer May 26, 2017, 17:06 ViRGE
 
I like the games, but someone get back to me when they post an actual gameplay video.  
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions May 26, 2017, 02:04 ViRGE
 
Penny Arcade Expo launches global expansion.
Eh, I don't know. PAX as a show is at its limits - Gabe and Tycho certainly aren't looking to travel to yet more conventions. But this seems like a dilution of the brand. Like a Porsche-branded cell phone.
 
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News Comments > South Park: The Fractured But Whole in October
2. Re: South Park: The Fractured But Whole in October May 18, 2017, 18:12 ViRGE
 
Season pass. Boo!

Steelcamp wrote on May 18, 2017, 09:06:
"dont forget to bring a towel"
But what am I supposed to do with the towel?
 
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News Comments > Alan Wake Sunset Sale
4. Re: Alan Wake Sunset Sale May 12, 2017, 22:37 ViRGE
 
Acleacius wrote on May 12, 2017, 21:35:
Looks like the franchise is $40 US, so guess they are saying $4. Wonder if it will be pulled on GOG too. There doesn't seem to be any info there atm.
Yes. Remedy and their publisher will no longer have the rights to sell new copies of the game at all in the US come the 15th. It will have to be removed from GoG just like anywhere else.
 
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News Comments > X-Wing XWVM Mod Video
20. Re: X-Wing XWVM Mod Video May 1, 2017, 19:07 ViRGE
 
El Pit wrote on May 1, 2017, 09:57:
No, really, this is impressive. I will definitely go back to X-Wing with this mod. Great work, guys! And now... TIE Fighter, please, after you have finished this mod. PLEASE!
It makes sense that they would start with X-Wing. But it was also the weakest game of the series in every way (especially the difficulty curve). So I agree, nail X-Wing and then bring on the Tie Fighter.
 
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News Comments > Prey System Specs
3. Re: Prey System Specs Apr 27, 2017, 22:12 ViRGE
 
I'm actually a bit surprised the recommended specs are only a GTX 970. That's the equivalent of a $200 video card these days. It's surprisingly affordable.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
8. Re: Morning Consolidation Apr 27, 2017, 22:07 ViRGE
 
jacobvandy wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 18:32:
Also, don't forget this thing came out in March... NOBODY releases a new console outside of the holiday season anymore. GameCube, Xbox, PS3, Wii, 360, PS4, Wii-U, Xbone, PS4 Pro, and probably Scorpio will all have released in November because that's when everyone starts spending the most money.

It's pretty bonkers for Nintendo to put up competitive launch sales at a time of year when they don't have that inherent advantage. That means people are specifically looking to buy the Switch, not just whatever game console they find on the shelf when they're out Christmas shopping. Who knows how much bigger that number would be if they were actually keeping up with demand...

For comparison, PS4 and Xbone sold 4.2 million and 3 million respectively between their launch in mid-November and the end of December 2013.
Also keep in mind that console launches are almost universally sell-out events. So the number of systems sold is the number of systems produced. The fact that Nintendo moved so many in March is indeed impressive, but it's hard to compare to other launches.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 27, 2017, 04:18 ViRGE
 
Zelda having a better than 100% attach rate in the US was good for a joke. But I'm now genuinely surprised it's global...  
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News Comments > Starfighter Origins Tomorrow
28. Re: Starfighter Origins Tomorrow Apr 25, 2017, 02:15 ViRGE
 
Newtonian or non-newtonian? Everyone seems to gravitate towards the former, but I find it not to as much fun since it puts such a heavy emphasis on planning every maneuver ahead of time.  
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News Comments > Scanner Sombre This Week
3. Re: Scanner Sombre This Week Apr 25, 2017, 02:10 ViRGE
 
Huh, this came out of nowhere. Introversion stuff is usually fun, so I'll definitely have to check it out once it's released.  
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
14. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Apr 22, 2017, 19:26 ViRGE
 
NetHead wrote on Apr 22, 2017, 13:24:
Yet when they complain to G2A to remove such codes and G2A asks for the codes in question they refuse, sometimes rudely and publicly.
G2A needs to go to the publisher with the codes, not the other way around.
 
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News Comments > Ranked Dota 2 Now Requires Phone Number
4. Re: Ranked Dota 2 Now Requires Phone Number Apr 21, 2017, 06:44 ViRGE
 
Hmm, any idea why Valve would be instituting this change now? Given all the work that goes into increasing your ranking, I'm not immediately seeing why someone would want multiple accounts, or why it would be a problem for Valve.  
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News Comments > Saints Row 2 Free on GOG.com
14. Re: Saints Row 2 Free on GOG.com Apr 21, 2017, 06:42 ViRGE
 
Rhett wrote on Apr 20, 2017, 18:02:
2 was great, like a more arcadey GTA 4.. but man it ran like complete and utter ass on PC. I think it's one of the worst ports I've played on PC...
It was also rather buggy, IIRC.
 
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