On PC Bulletstorm

An article on Ars Technica talks about issues with the PC edition of Bulletstorm, the just-released first-person shooter from Epic Games and People Can Fly. This offers some gripes about the PC edition of the game, talking about unreadable text after switching to widescreen mode, lack of in-game graphics adjustments, a framerate lock, the use of Games for Windows LIVE, and more. The good news is they describe how many of these issues can be addressed by messing around in the .ini files, which they describe as "weakly encrypted." They don't actually give details on what to change or how, but say: "The various unofficial forums online have great advice for different video card set-ups. Don't look for critical thoughts on the PC version on the official site, however, as those are getting locked," but a later article offers more tangible suggestions. Thanks Joker961.
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Verno wrote on Feb 24, 2011, 15:57:
You even go out of your way to say that the game is not designed around jumping amusingly but then somehow claim it's a minor, nitpicky thing. Some people enjoy things you don't and some people don't enjoy things you do. That doesn't make them strange or picky, you just seem to be trying to discredit opinions other than your own. Trying to act like you're Joe Everyman who loves everything and is somehow above the rest of us petty folk who are just unfairly lambasting this shining product is disingenuous. Focusing on that alone is incorrect, people have brought up some valid points about the game and the PC port in particular. If that were my only problem with this game then I'd find a way around it as some of the best games ever made have their own major issues, Deus Ex is a great example of having several large flaws but still being an excellent experience. I'd be happy to name a few other beefs with the 360 version but you seem determined to dismiss everything anyway.

I'm just saying on this forum, and on PC forums in general really, people seem to concentrate on minor issues that bother them rather than look at the game as a whole and see how fun it is. I'm just fucking drowning in negativity and most of it is over small little things most people don't care about but PC gamers seem to focus on relentlessly.

And yes, I know you're going to reply with something like "well we're more discerning and that's a good thing." That's all well and good but at some point to me it just feels like refusing to fuck a hot blonde chick because the lightbulb is flickering.

Anyway... nevermind. Play what you want.
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