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Signed On Jul 12, 2000, 17:57
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News Comments > Titanfall 2 Release Window Narrowed
14. Re: Titanfall 2 Release Window Narrowed Jun 2, 2016, 12:51 DangerDog
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Jun 2, 2016, 10:38:
Tachikoma wrote on Jun 2, 2016, 10:00:
Single player would be awesome but I don`t see this happening

Duuuuuudddeee. Easy. SP campaign has been confirmado (though it will apparently come out later as DLC or something):

http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/02/07/titanfall-2-will-have-a-single-player-campaign

Oh man, not the TV tie in crap again. I mean it could be done as some sort of mocap cartoon using in game assets but these things get blown way out of budget scope.

Now it all makes sense why DICE went WW1 for Battlefield though, 2142 sequel would have been at odds for Tittyfall 2.

I'd rather have had BF2142 sequel myself.
 
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News Comments > Starbreeze Acquires Cinemaware Catalog
4. Re: Starbreeze Acquires Cinemaware Catalog May 31, 2016, 21:41 DangerDog
 
These are all from the days of the Amiga, they did an HD remake of Wings and Defender of the Crown.

They forgot to upgrade the gameplay though.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
3. Re: Sunday Tech Bits May 29, 2016, 18:38 DangerDog
 
Version 2 of the VR headsets with 4k UHD Display, worth waiting for.  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Delay Confirmed
12. Re: No Man's Sky Delay Confirmed May 28, 2016, 19:30 DangerDog
 
All those console kiddies throwing a temper tantrum over a couple of weeks delay. Bigcry

Considering how unaccommodating gamers are to open sandbox games like Elite Dangerous I can't see this being a success without a hand holding scripted campaign.
 
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News Comments > Mirror's Edge Catalyst Trailer
7. Re: Mirror's Edge Catalyst Trailer May 26, 2016, 04:50 DangerDog
 
Yeah, that part isn't for me. I would have been more interested in exploring the city if it were more detailed. I guess it's down to priorities but you don't even need to glitch out of the confines of the playable area to see the lack of detail. I'm not expecting the full version to be any different than the beta, they're down to the wire and are just fixing bugs.

I love stuff like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQnl_yxEGi8

I can spend hours just walking around in a game world like GTA V and check out the architecture and textures, but in Catalyst the attention to detail drops off a cliff when you explore instead of being a reward onto itself.
 
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News Comments > New Unreal Tournament Map
2. Re: New Unreal Tournament Map May 26, 2016, 01:01 DangerDog
 
Delorean back in production  
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News Comments > Mirror's Edge Catalyst Trailer
5. Re: Mirror's Edge Catalyst Trailer May 25, 2016, 21:34 DangerDog
 
Played the beta for a few hours and although it's touting the new Frostbite engine it didn't seem much improved from the first one, on the surface it looks and plays well enough but the open world aspect falls flat if you go off script and want to do any urban exploration.

The open world missions were repetitive and boring, I'm not into doing perfect runs to get a fast time on a leader board. It felt like a lot of the pseudo open world racing games that EA makes, the fact that they're virtually devoid of life makes the experience less than ideal and that's the vibe I got from the beta, pretty on the surface but don't look too closely otherwise it falls apart and the corners cut start to show.

I imagine if you just stick to the scripted story it'll be worth a playthough but I'll wait for a discount price before taking the plunge.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue May 23, 2016, 14:17 DangerDog
 
VaranDragon wrote on May 23, 2016, 14:00:
Im short(or near)-sighted. I wonder if I would need to wear glasses, considering the RIFT's screen is actually pretty close to one's face anyway?

only way to find out is to try one on, I'm near-sighted and can use google cardboard without glasses just fine.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue May 23, 2016, 13:54 DangerDog
 
Maybe you could get a pair of glasses that would work better with the Rift? I don't think contacts would be a good fit for gaming because you tend to not blink as much when playing games intensely.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
2. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 23, 2016, 13:51 DangerDog
 
Palmer even said that there wouldn't be such locks on VR software for the Rift, that didn't last long.

Riftbook will have to unleash their army of lawyers now.
 
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News Comments > Elite Dangerous Expansion Next Week
7. Re: Elite Dangerous Expansion Next Week May 20, 2016, 22:31 DangerDog
 
I wouldn't say never on a story campaign, I just don't think they have the modules in place to do it up right. Wait till you can walk around inside ships and on space stations.

 
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News Comments > Free Forge - Halo 5: Guardians Edition for Windows 10 Announced
12. Re: Free Forge - Halo 5: Guardians Edition for Windows 10 Announced May 20, 2016, 14:40 DangerDog
 
/Price is Right fail horn  
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News Comments > etc.
6. Re: etc. May 19, 2016, 17:27 DangerDog
 
It was the right decision financially, captured the hype of the new movie even though there's zero content that ties it to the force awakens directly (yeah there's that one map Jakku but it's set in the OT time period).

Also, if the movie had bombed they would have lost a lot of money. The movie should have bombed, it was a horrible Star Wars movie.

The rumor is that the next battlefront will be based off of Rouge One, again set in the OT time period - they can recycle all the assets from the first one so that makes sense.
 
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News Comments > Google's Daydream VR
1. Re: Google's Daydream VR May 18, 2016, 22:42 DangerDog
 
Drift is one of the biggest issues with current Cardboard VR, what they should develop is a way to track eye movement within the VR space for hands free UI control. They sort of have it by moving your head to view a UI element on screen but if you could combine the two you could create shortcuts like moving your eyes to the edge and then center could be a command event, long blink left or right etc.  
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News Comments > Homefront: The Revolution Released
21. Re: Homefront: The Revolution Released May 18, 2016, 13:58 DangerDog
 
Wesp5 wrote on May 18, 2016, 03:13:
I still can't get over the stupid setting. I mean North Korea occuping the USA? How could this even be remotely possible?

By 2016 the US had turned to socialism and by 2020 it was a complete failed state much like so many socialist countries before, after much civil unrest and rioting China sends in North Korean proxy armies to establish order from the ruins.
 
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News Comments > Acer Partners for StarVR
8. Re: Acer Partners for StarVR May 15, 2016, 15:43 DangerDog
 
Cart before the horse, all this VR stuff is still too experimental to go mainstream.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
34. Re: Out of the Blue May 11, 2016, 15:22 DangerDog
 
Pigeon wrote on May 11, 2016, 10:02:
Probably your best bet is to go with a case designed to dampen sound and then go with a liquid cooling option. Unfortunately I don't think passive cooling is an option for a gamer unless you also happen to do field studies on antarctic penguins. I want to do the same thing, but have come to the conclusion I can't make a perceptible difference without sending ~$200 on my current rig.

Some of the fans made today are virtually silent, I'm using noctua which are extremely impressive. Passive or liquid cooling your still dissipating x watts of power so one isn't going to lower the ambient temps of a room over another.

At any rate, you always will have that feeling of something better right around the corner to wait for but I really would hold off for the next wave of GPU's and CPU's to do a new build. I'm thinking next fall will be a good time considering by then there will be 3rd party coolers for the 1080gtx which are always more desirable than the reference design - no matter what they say about it being redesigned to be quiet etc.
 
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News Comments > Microsoft Improving UWP Gaming
13. Re: Microsoft Improving UWP Gaming May 11, 2016, 04:23 DangerDog
 
Can only hope that Vulcan takes off in a big way.  
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
2. Re: Sunday Safety Dance May 8, 2016, 21:04 DangerDog
 
most people don't talk on phones anymore, they just text on them.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 1 Announced
6. Re: Battlefield 1 Announced May 6, 2016, 22:09 DangerDog
 
I fear that they'll make it super casual like what they've done with Battlefront. Pretty much nonplussed by the trailer though, thinking of the scenarios of WWI battles transformed into a game leaves me feeling like it'll be more fun on paper than in reality.

 
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