MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Jan 27, 2021, 14:02:
I'd say these patent trolls have no chance, but the article mentions that Microsoft already opted to license the patent from Ironburg. It's a shame Microsoft caved, because it'll be an uphill battle for Valve now.
Of course, "Ironburg/SCUF" doesn't actually make any fucking products, but what are you going to do when they've already won one case against Microsoft?
Incidentally, they stopped selling the Steam controllers? I still use mine occasionally, best PC controller I've had.
The Half Elf wrote on Jan 13, 2021, 13:17:MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Jan 13, 2021, 13:11:NKD wrote on Jan 13, 2021, 12:20:
Sigh. Time to chalk up my hands and prepare to climb some towers.
Haha! I was too late to make this exact comment.
That said, I've gotten a lot of hours out of the Ubisoft formula games, so I'm cautiously interested.
Massive Games didn't have towers....
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Jan 11, 2021, 13:05:BIGtrouble77 wrote on Jan 11, 2021, 12:39:
This is just another attempt by the corrupt left wing tech companies to stifle conservative christian conversation. What they are doing is disgusting and I'm not going to take it any more. There's nothing going on in Parler that's hate speech or anything else it's just a group of people wanting to have a Twitter like experience without having some sort of disclaimer on the bottom or worried about their accounts getting banned or anything else.
-- my former coworker here in Georgia
Sheesh, how do people NOT consider the thousands (tens of thousands?) of death threats and calls for the violent overthrow of the government, along with the murder and torture of anyone they disagree with, hate speech?
Also, so much for businesses being able to deny service at any point, for any reason. Those anti-gay bakers are going to be pissed.
jdreyer wrote on Dec 15, 2020, 01:27:
Reviews are not good. Maybe a good idea to wait until this is on sale and not pay $60.
Dash wrote on Oct 23, 2020, 09:17:
Oh. Just had a thought to add.
The streamers are paying the publishers and dev in 'exposure'. Because isn't that something some try to fob off on artists?
Gadzooks wrote on Aug 22, 2020, 11:27:
This game is not at all ready for release...
Not from a technical perspective - the game is marred with bugs, huge performance issues, freezes, crashes, memory leaks, and utter lack of optimization...
and subjectively not from a gameplay perspective. Its uninspired, dull, and just overall boring gameplay. The loot system is awful and unnecessary, the visuals are smeared and marred with over use of motion blur, and the combat is mostly spam buttons and nothing else.
Its so obviously not a platform for a good game from start to end, but one designed to be merely a market stand to forever sell their endless supply of micro transactions.
FloorPie wrote on Aug 10, 2020, 14:36:
Heh, its not cheap hardware causing the problem and well, this game was originally on a ps4 at 1080p. It shouldn't take much HP to run it.
HWUB does a good rundown on GPU performance in the game:
HoSpanky wrote on Mar 27, 2020, 15:30:
Just finished the game, took about 14 hours, and I missed some stuff even though I THOUGHT I was quite thorough.
Valve never, EVER said "We guarantee our games will never need advanced equipment to play". In fact, Half life 1 and 2 required hefty rigs when they came out, I don't see what the difference is here. Their goal with each HL game was to push gaming forward, and Alyx is no different.
If you don't want to get a VR kit, go watch someone else play it on YouTube. It'll be a far more authentic experience of the game than if you played a hacked together, absolutely feature-devoid version of it.