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Signed On Jul 25, 2009, 17:36
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News Comments > Burnout Paradise Remastered Announced
5. Re: Burnout Paradise Remastered Announced Feb 20, 2018, 22:58 Rhett
 
Just make a new one already, gad damnit!

I knew this was coming, only a matter of time. But after playing through it on PC and 360 multiple times.. I can't take that soundtrack or DJ anymore.
 
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege Co-op Event Next Month; Ubisoft Plans a Decade of Support
4. Re: etc. Feb 19, 2018, 16:52 Rhett
 
I was kinda looking forward to this event, but it looks really, really boring. I expected something better than a crappy L4D ripoff.

Though I do like the way they're handling games now. I've seen some real improvements, especially to The Division.
 
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News Comments > Metal Gear Survive Details
2. Re: Metal Gear Survive Details Feb 17, 2018, 16:35 Rhett
 
That's why I usually hate Japanese-made games, as for whatever reason, they have their own system for menus and it's usually awful or lacking sensible options. Controls are often also clunky.

I personally really enjoy the game though, once learning the controls and (awkward) menu system. It's like a more mature Fortnite (PVE). Doesn't really need the Metal Gear name attached to it, nor does it really feel like the MGS universe, but I imagine the SP campaign fills that gap as there's supposedly some oldschool story writers for MGS onboard.
 
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News Comments > Steam Drops Developer Over Self-Reviews
2. Re: Steam Drops Developer Over Self-Reviews Feb 14, 2018, 20:09 Rhett
 
Yikes, and they were talking about losing their jobs before...  
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of War DLC and Free Content
3. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of War DLC and Free Content Feb 6, 2018, 16:28 Rhett
 
Watched LOTR recently again, kinda want to reinstall it.. if only it wasn't 100GB. Yikes.  
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 Content Detailed
3. Re: Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 Content Detailed Feb 3, 2018, 01:19 Rhett
 
Yeah.. they've shafted co-op significantly up until now though. Weird they finally put this out... and then it's limited. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.  
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News Comments > Freeman: Guerrilla Warfare Early Access
1. Re: Freeman: Guerrilla Warfare Early Access Feb 2, 2018, 08:37 Rhett
 
This looks really cool. Definitely keeping an eye on it. Call to Arms/Men of War still feels clunky as hell, hopefully a more ARMA approach feels better.  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Feb 1, 2018, 22:44 Rhett
 
Indeed.. so awesome. I still have friends that (sadly) haven't experienced it yet. One of my most favorite games ever!  
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News Comments > Overwatch Patch
2. Re: Overwatch Patch Jan 31, 2018, 07:13 Rhett
 
I was gonna say, I haven't played OW in ages, but every time I see patch notes there's a Mercy nerf. Yikes.

Then again, I mained Ana. Suck it, blondie!
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront II Loot Crates Returning
5. Re: Star Wars Battlefront II Loot Crates Returning Jan 30, 2018, 21:54 Rhett
 
Fion wrote on Jan 30, 2018, 21:21:
Not that it matters, this game is dead now. It's not even close to the top 100 played on Steam, and there are currently about 250 people watching battlefront II streams on Twitch. It's nowhere near the first page.

Apparently it sold under 2 million units, which is pathetic for a AAA multiplayer game. Sure they may get some wales spending a few thousand on these microtransactions, but they won't come close to recouping their costs.

EA can go fuck themselves. I don't even care about Anthem, let alone if it got pushed back. Bioware is dead to me.

Top 100 on steam? This isn't on Steam... only Origin. Though I'm not sure if there's a stats page for Origin.
 
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News Comments > Insurgency: Sandstorm Trailer
2. Re: Insurgency: Sandstorm Trailer Jan 30, 2018, 14:15 Rhett
 
Still? There was no campaign in the first one...

The game already heavily supports PVE/co-op against bots, about 50/50 with PVP, and it's a lot of fun.
 
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege Standard Edition Price Not Increasing
3. Re: Rainbow Six Siege Standard Edition Price Not Increasing Jan 27, 2018, 15:34 Rhett
 
Yeah, all of those editions are quite confusing.. I'm sure intentionally. Siege is already filled to the brim with cosmetics for sale.

And they also are giving new players/sales more "free crates" for the upcoming event, 3x as many as people who have played since launch and supported the game. I don't personally play or like Siege, but the whole game just seems scummy.
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Loot Crate Plans
12. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Loot Crate Plans Jan 24, 2018, 15:48 Rhett
 
There's just no place in this game for these... Yes, probably one of the lesser-intrusive ones, but just having them dangling there is bad enough. Plus you can't even earn them in-game, at all. There is no way to earn in-game credits (the paid "currency") either.

The main campaign has gotten no love outside of the DLCs, and the CMs kept saying "we have something big planned for the end of december for PVE!" which ended up being a very basic Predator event, with 99% of the cool stuff locked behind a $20 pay wall.

Community asked for a lot of minor features, only one of which is finally coming to fruition, without warning, which is Fallen Ghosts DLC in the main campaign. So I dunno.. pretty irritating devs.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: WWII Resistance Event Begins
2. Re: Call of Duty: WWII Resistance Event Begins Jan 24, 2018, 00:21 Rhett
 
Er... prop hunt in call of duty? Are people already bored with it?  
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News Comments > World of Warcraft Recruit-A-Friend Changes Live
4. Re: World of Warcraft Recruit-A-Friend Changes Live Jan 23, 2018, 03:11 Rhett
 
Besides this and the new leveling changes though, I believe dungeon leveling is still totally viable. It's pretty quick too, last I recall.

Odd changes, but I guess when you steamroll all of the content you don't really learn how to play your class that well (for newer players anyway).
 
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News Comments > Hunt: Showdown Closed Alpha Next Week
5. Re: Hunt: Showdown Closed Alpha Next Week Jan 22, 2018, 14:19 Rhett
 
Looks akin to Escape from Tarkov, which is neat. A newer concept, mixing PVE and PVP (Tarkov has AI with loot mixed with players) along with the hardcore complexities of DayZ-esque one life, lose everything if you die-gameplay.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
5. Re: Op Ed Jan 22, 2018, 14:16 Rhett
 
Siege is pretty damn ridiculous too. You load it up, and it's very clear they fully intend you to throw money at them. Takes an absurd amount of grinding just to unlock one (old, even) DLC operator. They've continually attacked Terrorist Hunt and reduced payouts there by 80% since launch (due to people botting/AFKing for points).

I can't even stand to play it anymore, it's just loaded with cosmetic microtransactions that don't even fit the theme. And there's loot boxes now. FFS!

Meanwhile For Honor is actually much more reasonable in this regard, supposedly being from part of the Siege team. I don't get why there's a huge disparity between the two in regards to unlocks.
 
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News Comments > More on Destiny 2 Rewards
3. Re: More on Destiny 2 Rewards Jan 21, 2018, 15:55 Rhett
 
Yeah, it's a great game technically speaking.. it works very well. It's just that they make a lot of stupid decisions (somehow), trying to be "different" I guess, and they are also incredibly inept at communicating with the public, too...

I imagine Activision's greed didn't help either. They're probably stuck in the middle, taking all the flak.
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Jan 21, 2018, 13:48 Rhett
 
But boy has 2B gotten some love...  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
1. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 21, 2018, 13:47 Rhett
 
Oh, Blue... They make it too easy!  
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