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News Comments > Obsidian Tease
8. Re: Obsidian Tease Nov 9, 2017, 12:24 Jerykk
 
Bill Borre wrote on Nov 9, 2017, 10:57:
I was thinking they probably regretted doing AP.

Not at all. They've gone on record saying that they'd love to make a sequel.
 
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News Comments > New HITMAN Plans
6. Re: New HITMAN Plans Nov 9, 2017, 04:47 Jerykk
 
Dacron wrote on Nov 9, 2017, 01:34:
Jerykk wrote on Nov 8, 2017, 22:49:
The bonus missions were just that: bonus missions. They weren't originally part of the season pass and were basically given away for free.

THESE bonus missions aren't like the OTHER bonus missions. They're super special!!!

Why?

Because IO was still owned (and funded) by Square when those bonus missions were made and now they're not? IO's financial situation is completely different now that they're independent. They can't afford to continue creating substantial free content when they've already delivered everything they originally promised with the first season. Hell, they've delivered more than they promised.

I know it's a crazy notion but game development costs money. Content doesn't magically create itself. But hey, continue fighting the good fight on the internet. You'll show those damn greedy developers who actually want to get paid for doing their job!
 
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News Comments > New HITMAN Plans
3. Re: New HITMAN Plans Nov 8, 2017, 22:49 Jerykk
 
The bonus missions were just that: bonus missions. They weren't originally part of the season pass and were basically given away for free.  
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News Comments > Hellbound Announced
2. Re: Hellbound Announced Nov 8, 2017, 22:43 Jerykk
 
In this case, "show, don't tell" definitely applies. Gameplay would have been far more effective than some generic protagonist talking.  
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News Comments > New HITMAN Plans
1. Re: New HITMAN Plans Nov 8, 2017, 12:24 Jerykk
 
$20 for the GOTY upgrade is a bit much for what you get, but I consider it a donation towards Season 2's development.  
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News Comments > EA Financials
12. Re: EA Financials Nov 2, 2017, 04:24 Jerykk
 
Mordecai Walfish wrote on Oct 31, 2017, 23:56:
Jerykk wrote on Oct 31, 2017, 22:23:
BF1 sold 23 million copies? Or am I just misinterpreting that statement?

Sounds about right, including PC, PS4 and XB1 sales. Battlefield games are generally solid performers on any platforms they are released on.

23 million is more than just solid. I have a feeling they're including people who just played the beta/demo or played the game on Origin Access.
 
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News Comments > Descent Underground Next Year
24. Re: Descent Underground Next Year Nov 2, 2017, 04:13 Jerykk
 
There were a lot of red flags about the Kickstarter. For one, nobody on the team had actually worked on any of the original Descent games. There's also the fact that almost none of the devs have worked on a game that's shipped within the past 10 years. Then there was the paltry $600k goal with an 8-person team. That would cover maybe a year's worth of development if they worked out of someone's house, skipped all benefits and accepted a low salary.

I don't have much faith in Overload either. They made $300k on KS (before taxes and KS's cut) and have about 6000 owners on Steam. If you subtract the KS backers, that means they've only sold about 1000 units on Steam since they started Early Access in March. 1000 units in 8 months is pretty terrible.

Sadly, there simply isn't much interest in the 6DoF genre. By comparison, Carmageddon: Reincarnation and Road Redemption (two other KS games based on old niche genres) have over 100k owners on Steam.
 
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News Comments > Descent Underground Next Year
16. Re: Re: Descent Underground Next Year Nov 2, 2017, 00:08 Jerykk
 
Kxmode wrote on Nov 1, 2017, 23:19:
And Slick "IMO" is not a valid excuse. But since you fail to understand what I'm talking about. Do this: the next time you log into a publisher's heavily modded community forum, start promoting another competing title. See how fast your post gets locked/deleted/relocated.

But this isn't a publisher forum. This is a gaming news forum. I see nothing wrong with talking about Overload, since that game would also be of interest to people interested in D:U. If Overload compares favorably to D:U, that's not our fault.
 
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News Comments > EA Financials
5. Re: EA Financials Oct 31, 2017, 22:23 Jerykk
 
BF1 sold 23 million copies? Or am I just misinterpreting that statement?  
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News Comments > The Bard's Tale Remastered & Resnarkled
13. Re: The Bard's Tale Remastered & Resnarkled Oct 29, 2017, 23:03 Jerykk
 
Good to see older games receiving updates for modern compatibility. Wish more devs/publishers would do that.  
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News Comments > Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus GeForce Hotfix
8. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 29, 2017, 22:48 Jerykk
 
Overon wrote on Oct 29, 2017, 22:37:
Which cards are keppler cards? I don't like how they expect you to know what codename your graphics chipset is. Just fucking say the god damn model names that this hotfix is intended for. Why is that so fucking hard?

Kepler is the 700 series.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
10. Re: Steam Top 10 Oct 29, 2017, 20:59 Jerykk
 
Just beat EW2 and enjoyed it quite a bit. Definitely a more consistent experience than the first game, where the first half was good and the second half wasn't. I do think the first game had a more interesting story and characters but that may have been due to the mystery of it all. In the sequel, you basically already know what's happening from the very start.

But yeah, I'd be shocked if EW3 ever happens. EW2 has flopped commercially and hasn't received much critical acclaim either.
 
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News Comments > The Amazing Eternals on Hold
3. Re: The Amazing Eternals on Hold Oct 26, 2017, 23:16 Jerykk
 
RNG and shooters don't really mix. Shooters need to be 100% skill-based. If I lose because my opponent has a better deck, I see no reason to play.  
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News Comments > HITMAN - GOTY Edition Next Month
5. Re: HITMAN - GOTY Edition Next Month Oct 25, 2017, 23:27 Jerykk
 
Giant Bomb gave it GOTY. It was my personal GOTY too. $20 is a bit much for a bunch of remixed levels but I really want to see Season 2 and as indie developers, they need all the support they can get.  
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News Comments > Play Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for Free
13. Re: Play Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for Free Oct 25, 2017, 23:25 Jerykk
 
Acleacius wrote on Oct 25, 2017, 09:09:
Personally, I say it's still complete bullshit, as long as they are still running their single player, 'microtransaction dlc scam' and obviously the denuvo. Middlefinger

It's like people turn their brains off when they hear the word "microtransaction." The microtransactions in DX:MD are only for the optional (and completely worthless) Breach mode, not for the actual single-player campaign. You will miss nothing if you buy the game for $15 and don't spend anything after that (except for the DLC, which is actually pretty solid).
 
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News Comments > Play Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for Free
5. Re: Play Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for Free Oct 25, 2017, 03:03 Jerykk
 
Nucas wrote on Oct 25, 2017, 00:05:
it didn't feel short to me so much as it felt like it simply stopped, plot threads not just left dangling, but slashed and left blowing in the wind. and by some accounts, we'll never get a conclusion.

If you've played DX and IW, you already know how the Illuminati arc concludes. That's why I never understood why people were so upset by DX:MD's ending. The main story arc (the train station bombing and the people behind it) was resolved. The Illuminati stuff wasn't but these games are prequels so you already know how that stuff ends. It's not like Bob Page was going to die in any of these prequels, nor would the Illuminati be exposed or dismantled.

In any case, DX:MD is well worth playing if you enjoyed DX:HR. It doesn't have as much environmental variety but the environments it does have are much larger and more dense. You can spend hours simply exploring the hubs, breaking into random apartments, reading strangers' e-mails and drinking their booze. Also, Golem City is probably the most atmospheric level I've played in years. Basically the best sci-fi ghetto I've seen in any game. Really impressive stuff.
 
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News Comments > Steam Sale Dates Leaked?
22. Re: Steam Sale Dates Leaked? Oct 22, 2017, 05:49 Jerykk
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Oct 21, 2017, 13:55:
Slightly related: I gave in and bought The Evil Within 2 on a minor sale off Gamersgate. The game is awesome.

If you liked The Evil Within at all, you'll most likely love the sequel. I highly recommend interested parties pick it up if the Steam sale price is decent.

If you hated the first one... you'll probably still hate the second one.

You don't even need to wait for the Steam sale. You can get the game for less than $30 at cdkeys.com. From the numbers on Steamspy, it seems like it's a flop. I'd be extremely surprised if we see another game in the series.

I'm enjoying TEW2 but it still has a lot of the jank from the original. I was hoping they would have resolved all that.
 
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News Comments > Steam Sale Dates Leaked?
21. Re: Steam Sale Dates Leaked? Oct 22, 2017, 05:45 Jerykk
 
FloorPie wrote on Oct 21, 2017, 19:13:
Jerykk wrote on Oct 20, 2017, 21:02:
Pepe wrote on Oct 20, 2017, 20:43:
Saboth wrote on Oct 20, 2017, 20:12:
MEH! Why oh why did people have to ruin the system? Steam sales used to be so exciting. Now it's like you are paying the normal price when a game is on sale, and the rest of the year you are paying the marked up price. I'd rather have flash deals again and not be able to get refunds.

I wonder why people keep saying this, makes no sense, basically the old "sale" was not realy a sale, just a waiting game to see if you could find the game you wanted at the "special" temporary lower price, now it's the whole time of the sale at that price.

Well, no, that's not actually true. When sales last a week or more, they aren't going to be as good as sales that only last 6-8 hours. That's why the flash sales were always better than the regular ones. The current sales lack the deeper discounts offered by the flash sales and daily deals.

Except that the flash sale system meant you waited to buy anything on the last day of the sale unless it was a flash sale. I would just briefly check if something I wanted was on a flash sale and if I missed it I'm waiting a few days to a week for it to come back again for that 75% off price. Then I may just forget about it or get turned off and spend my money elsewhere.

For as much joy one might get checking out the daily and flash deals it got aggrivating if you missed one. The other trade off is you get returns now. So, I don't get why people cry that much about flash sales, especially when there are other sites out there competing. That and steam has weekly and weekend sales all the time now.

I only care about getting the lowest price possible. Were variable prices less convenient for the average consumer? Sure, but I'm not the average consumer. I'm cheap and willing to put in the effort to save extra cash. Flash sales are great for people like me.
 
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News Comments > Consortium: The Tower Demo
1. Re: Consortium: The Tower Demo Oct 20, 2017, 21:03 Jerykk
 
I backed Consortium 2 on Fig but I'm not going to play the demo because I'm not interested in spoilers.  
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News Comments > Steam Sale Dates Leaked?
7. Re: Steam Sale Dates Leaked? Oct 20, 2017, 21:02 Jerykk
 
Pepe wrote on Oct 20, 2017, 20:43:
Saboth wrote on Oct 20, 2017, 20:12:
MEH! Why oh why did people have to ruin the system? Steam sales used to be so exciting. Now it's like you are paying the normal price when a game is on sale, and the rest of the year you are paying the marked up price. I'd rather have flash deals again and not be able to get refunds.

I wonder why people keep saying this, makes no sense, basically the old "sale" was not realy a sale, just a waiting game to see if you could find the game you wanted at the "special" temporary lower price, now it's the whole time of the sale at that price.

Well, no, that's not actually true. When sales last a week or more, they aren't going to be as good as sales that only last 6-8 hours. That's why the flash sales were always better than the regular ones. The current sales lack the deeper discounts offered by the flash sales and daily deals.
 
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