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Signed On Jul 18, 2011, 18:07
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News Comments > Serious Sam 4 Gameplay Footage
11. Re: Serious Sam 4 Gameplay Footage Jun 19, 2018, 13:30 Gadzooks
 
Sorry Sam, you have just changed too much, and not for the better.

Sure the graphics are more "life like", but the retro style FPS graphics of your first games were never a bad thing. It actually added to the experience.

Now, you are just another generic, seemingly open world shooter, with boring visuals and bland looking combat.
 
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News Comments > RAGE 2 Announcement and Gameplay Trailer
16. Re: RAGE 2 Announcement and Gameplay Trailer May 15, 2018, 21:29 Gadzooks
 
Darks wrote on May 15, 2018, 21:16:
Going to be so bummed out if theirs no Coop this time around. Yes the first one had Coop missions, but those were trashy.

Yup, probably wont buy it if there isnt co-op campaign.

Ill just wait for Borderlands 3
 
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News Comments > Soulblight Released
1. Re: Soulblight Released Mar 16, 2018, 12:28 Gadzooks
 
The camera zoom/position makes me think they made this game specifically to be a mobile game.

 
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News Comments > Alaska Released
1. Re: Alaska Released Feb 2, 2018, 12:05 Gadzooks
 
Is there something special about this game?

Was it developed solo by someone with a mental disability or something like that, where we can appreciate and celebrate the challenge they over came to create it?

Because otherwise, it looks like hot garbage.

 
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News Comments > Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Story Trailer
2. Re: Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Story Trailer Jan 15, 2018, 12:13 Gadzooks
 
coming from the team that made the van helsing arpg series, im a bit disappointed with how clunky and cumber-sum this games controls and gameplay are.  
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News Comments > Ironsight Next Month
1. Re: Ironsight Next Month Jan 15, 2018, 12:11 Gadzooks
 
Looks more or less like the higher tech call of duty games  
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News Comments > Kings and Heroes Released
1. Re: Kings and Heroes Released Nov 19, 2017, 15:41 Gadzooks
 
This game still very much feels unfinished and unpolished.

For using the UE4, it somehow manages to look a lot worse than skyrim, a game from 2011, and perform a lot worse.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront II Grind Complaints
29. Re: Star Wars Battlefront II Grind Complaints Nov 13, 2017, 12:46 Gadzooks
 
40 hours is hardly "I want everything NOW!"

Remember when players would play 40+ hours in a game just because playing the game was fun, even when there was NOTHING else to unlock?

Sense of accomplishment came from doing well in the game, not how many hours you had to put into it, or even silly unlocks or achievements.
 
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News Comments > Ubisoft Denies Denuvo Slowing Assassin's Creed: Origins
37. Re: Ubisoft Denies Denuvo Slowing Assassin's Creed: Origins Nov 2, 2017, 12:17 Gadzooks
 
El Pit wrote on Nov 2, 2017, 11:55:
Nailbender wrote on Nov 2, 2017, 11:25:
El Pit wrote on Nov 2, 2017, 06:12:
If there were not pirates and/or cheaters, there would not be DRM and "anti-tamper solutions". Thank the pirates and cheaters, this is who you should point your fingers at. Action: stealing, reaction: DRM et al. It started with code wheels and has evolved into partially horrible DRM (e.g. Starforce). In the end: nobody wins.

How about sources for your claims, buddy?

Oh, how I was waiting for exactly this answer. And here we have the guy who had to spring the trap!

Proof? How about this experiment: I hope you live in a big city (like the internet is one very, very huge city). You leave your door open and tell websites to announce this on the web (like Pirate Bay announcese "Hey, don't pay, just take it for free!") and leave your house open for 24 hours after the announcement. Leave the house. Meanwhile, I will leave my house, too, but will lock it up. And in 24 hours, please come here again and tell me how the experiment worked for you. You can use your neighbour's computer to do this, by the way, because I got a feeling that some things will have been stolen (oops, "pirated") from your home. How about that, "buddy"? Got the balls to try this and tell us then again about your own "proof" (experience) how this worked for you? LOL!

The naivete of thinking that the theft of a tangible object is anything like virtual theft... With one, you actually LOSE the item, with the other, you only lose the possibility of potentially selling it. If you cant understand this difference, you shouldnt even be debating this issue.

Is virtual theft/piracy still an issue? Yes, 100%.

Is piracy worth punishing PAYING customers over? Doesnt seem like a smart solution to me.

Does DRM/anti piracy stop pirates? No.

So in the end, paying customers are getting punished, and piracy is still happening. Doesnt sound like DRM is any solution at all to the problem.

 
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News Comments > Ubisoft Denies Denuvo Slowing Assassin's Creed: Origins
16. Re: Ubisoft Denies Denuvo Slowing Assassin's Creed: Origins Nov 2, 2017, 02:20 Gadzooks
 
You have to pay attention to what Ubisoft is saying here, because what they say is crafted to insure zero chance of blame.

What they are basically saying is this:

The DRM in no way keeps you from running at a solid 30 FPS.

Which is 100% true.

The DRM seems to only keep people from running at a consistent rate ABOVE 30 FPS, such as a steady 60 FPS. But since they are only ensuring 30 fps, then no, the anti-tamper solution in no way hinders that performance.
 
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News Comments > Activision Patents Driving Microtransactions Through Matchmaking
16. Re: Activision Patents Driving Microtransactions Through Matchmaking Oct 18, 2017, 12:36 Gadzooks
 
If there was ever any doubt before, there sure isnt any now:

Game Design is no longer about making good, fun, and entertaining games. Its pure sales now.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront II Incorporating Beta Feedback
5. Re: Star Wars Battlefront II Incorporating Beta Feedback Oct 13, 2017, 12:23 Gadzooks
 
There are many things you can earn in the game, including weapons, attachments, credits, Star Cards, Emotes, Outfits and Victory Poses.
As a balance goal, we’re working towards having the most powerful items in the game only earnable via in-game achievements.
Crates will include a mix of of Star Cards, Outfits, Emotes or Victory Poses.
Players earn crates by completing challenges and other gameplay milestones, or by purchasing them with in-game credits or Crystals, our premium currency.
If you get a duplicate Star Card in a crate, you will get crafting parts which you can then use to help upgrade the Star Card of your choice.
And lastly, you have to earn the right to be able to upgrade Star Cards and unlock most Weapons. You can only upgrade or unlock them if you have reached a high enough rank, which is determined by playing the game.

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/31/311ab87178f17d227f8d63e2d60e49a087ab88293a3dede983a0e04acef83316.jpg

Seriously... none of these points addresses the issue of the game being Pay 2 Win.


 
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News Comments > Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Announced
5. Re: Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Announced Aug 30, 2017, 12:11 Gadzooks
 
I hope its more than just new levels and characters.

The first game was a lot of fun, but it felt like a Corvette that never went above 45 mph.

They really need to put in the features, functionality and customization that players have been asking for in the current game. Leaving all that out would make the sequel not much more than an over priced DLC.
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
3. Re: Morning Interviews Aug 17, 2017, 12:17 Gadzooks
 
It could also be that its lacking one of the main selling features of their big name series... Multiplayer Co-op.  
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News Comments > Valve Teases Artifact: The Dota Card Game
5. Re: Valve Teases Artifact: The Dota Card Game Aug 9, 2017, 12:23 Gadzooks
 
Pretty much a let down, even for Dota fans (as expressed in this reaction video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OR4jPtrDCLo

Valve CAN and SHOULD do better than this.
 
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News Comments > Gearbox Teases Project 1v1
8. Re: Gearbox Teases Project 1v1 Aug 9, 2017, 00:51 Gadzooks
 
Typically, companies stick to what they are good at (ie: borderlands)

Not gearbox.

Takes over failed game project - Duke Nukem... game bombs
Takes over failed game project Aliens Col Mariness... game bombs
Tries to jump into the moba and FPS genre at the same time with Battleborn... cant compete with the bigger games and bombs
Having not learned their lesson with Battleborn... they try again with their 1v1 project.

Meanwhile... Borderlands fans are like, "Um, gearbox, we have money, if you want it... just sayin"
 
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News Comments > Metro Exodus Announced
10. Re: Metro Exodus Announced Jun 12, 2017, 12:54 Gadzooks
 
Fallout is going to have to step up its game after this.  
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News Comments > Grim Dawn Sells 1M Copies
9. Re: Grim Dawn Sells 1M Copies May 25, 2017, 12:05 Gadzooks
 
Great ARPG, hands down.

The expansion has me super hyped as well.

Between PoE and Grim Dawn, Blizzard should be ashamed at the state of D3's continual growth (ie: stuff they are adding or expanding upon)
 
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News Comments > Keystone Announced
2. Re: Keystone Announced May 24, 2017, 00:17 Gadzooks
 
Ill try this game, as soon as Warframe is out of beta  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Re: Morning Consolidation May 15, 2017, 13:06 Gadzooks
 
Making modes exclusive to either console or pc, is just dumb.

All the PC players who have supported this game so far are basically getting a slap in the face by not getting this game mode.

Ive had my eye on this game for awhile, and a co-op horde mode sounds really fun. Im not a console gamer though, and this marketing move is enough to make me not give the devs my money.
 
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