http://gamingtrend.com
August 22, 2014, 03:57:40 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News:
 
  Home Help Search Calendar Login Register  
  Show Posts
Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5 6 ... 45
121  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: November 21, 2013, 04:22:16 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on November 21, 2013, 12:41:27 PM

Also let's not confuse DLC with boosts, payed bypasses, and pay gates.  Horse armor was silly but also wasn't any of those things.  It does sound like some of these titles feature these F2P style micro transactions,  EA started doing this late last gen too.

That's the future IMO. Paid DLC, unlocks, season passes will become even more common. Yea the games are still $60 but publishers will find ways to extract the extra money.
122  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Almost Human on: November 20, 2013, 07:08:44 PM
It has that sort of by the numbers network feel to it especially the main cast but it seems pretty well made and hopefully more depth will get shown in the long run. Its supposed to be by the people behind Fringe which was a good if sometimes flawed series so I'll get it more episodes.
123  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: November 20, 2013, 03:09:55 AM

Quote from: leo8877 on November 20, 2013, 02:22:54 AM

I remember Sony saying you could play the game after only a fraction downloaded and it would download the rest.  Is that something that needed to be implemented for games and doesn't just work?


Calling it a fraction is being somewhat generous. Killzone Shadowfall needs around 7 gigs downloaded before you can play it.
124  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is the worst game you've ever played? on: November 19, 2013, 06:42:35 AM

Quote from: Turtle on November 19, 2013, 03:00:51 AM

Battlecruiser 2000AD

I think you mean 3000AD.
125  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: November 19, 2013, 06:36:51 AM
Several times I found myself hitting the crouch button cause I thought well that I was crouching...but glad to see I'm not alone in having that sense of being lower than normal to the ground.
126  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/XB1/PS3/PS4/Wii U/PC]Assassin's Creed IV:Black Flag on: November 18, 2013, 10:33:33 PM
Different strokes. I love the sea stuff. I've spent so much time running around cities in previous AC games sailing the ship around to different islands to do tasks, and just searching is fun. The seamless nature of no long loading screens is a huge plus. I'm sure it will wear off after awhile but this game has gotten me interested in AC again when the III one left me indifferent to more in the series.

Being a pirate is just plain fun.


P.S. I'm so glad they have minimized the modern day stuff. The gimmick of it being a gaming studio is cute but the less of it the better.
127  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: November 18, 2013, 05:55:40 AM
I think the "pass" was that people kept buying 360's even with all the return's. I had 2 360's die on me and I put up with the waiting because well I liked the games on it so I dealt with it.
128  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: 5 Days until Xbone. Which system are you getting? on: November 17, 2013, 02:53:42 PM

Quote from: Canuck on November 17, 2013, 02:48:57 PM

That is probably the one thing that will actually make me keep my pS4 in the end. If I had to play it on my TV I would probably never get any time on it. Can I turn on and turn of the PS4 with my Vita?

I think the Vita Remote Play will work if the PS4 is in standby mode.
129  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 5 Days until Xbone. Which system are you getting? on: November 17, 2013, 02:48:35 PM
Looks like we finally have a console launch that wasn't supply constrained either. Plenty of pre orders and extra units in stores to sell.

The only slightly "Debbie Downer" comment I'd make is I want to see sales after the initial hardcore gamers rush and holiday sales. Do both systems keep good numbers after that. I hope they can.
130  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: November 16, 2013, 06:54:12 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on November 16, 2013, 05:58:36 PM

Quote from: msduncan on November 16, 2013, 05:45:35 PM



I'm not sure I really like the interface for the PS4.    It's still early, but I'm starting to decide that it's underwhelming me.

I am finding I like it much more than the XMB from PS3.  Much faster navigation to the things I want to get to.

I'm fine with it. I don't want the UI to get overblown and cluttered. Its still a console not a full windows/Mac PC. Just let me do the few basic things I want in a quick and straight forward manner.
131  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: November 16, 2013, 04:12:05 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on November 16, 2013, 03:06:03 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on November 16, 2013, 03:05:45 PM

So UPS has screwed me over, and it's set for Monday delivery.  They can't even change it to customer pickup at the facility.  I have a bad feeling my PS4 delivery odyssey isn't going to be over Monday either...

That blows, sorry to hear man!  Have you contacted Amazon to see if they can compensate you in some way?

If it was not regular shipping option where they have a window of days to get there, but something like 2 day then they should refund the shipping charge back for failing to deliver it.
132  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS4 LAUNCH DAY!!!! Which system are you getting? on: November 15, 2013, 07:43:18 PM

Quote from: TiLT on November 15, 2013, 05:14:35 PM

Word of warning to those of you planning to play Assassin's Creed 4 on the PS4: Give it a couple of days first. Ubisoft just confirmed that the retail version of the game runs at 900p, but that it will be upgraded to 1080p in a title update available "shortly after release". Still no word on the resolution of the Xbox One version, which is kind of suspicious.

There was a 1.01 update available when I put the disc in this morning.
133  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS4 LAUNCH DAY!!!! Which system are you getting? on: November 15, 2013, 03:19:35 PM

Quote from: msduncan on November 15, 2013, 03:04:45 PM

I am willing to have a larger sized box that provides a full featured entertainment system that integrates into my living room.

Let's call these two systems for what they are:

PS4:  Turbo charged PS3 (in terms of not expanding really on the feature set) that is capable of next gen gaming, but is focused only on gaming.   Developer friendly architecture.
Xbone:  Next gen gaming device that also provides living room/entertainment center integration and multitasking


There is room for both.   In fact I'm thankful we will have both.

The only multimedia ability that the One has over PS4 is the HDMI pass through. The rest is just app support for streaming. Also the PS4 can do multitasking too like any modern operating system.
134  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS4 LAUNCH DAY!!!! Which system are you getting? on: November 15, 2013, 02:48:08 PM
If they are gonna charge for things like MP now the one thing I won't give them the least bit of slack anymore is performance and reliability with PSN. The network damn well better work and it better be up 99.99 percent of the time Sony.
135  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on: November 14, 2013, 11:14:30 PM
Whedon is nowhere near this thing. His focus is on the Marvel movies and directing Avengers 2.
136  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: November 14, 2013, 06:17:06 PM
Yay got email from Bestbuy saying its ready to pickup...tomorrow.  icon_confused

Anyway to keep yourself distracted for a few minutes at least the obligatory .50 Cal vs gadget video. In this case a shiny new PS4.

http://youtu.be/5dvWGY2bAd0
137  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: November 14, 2013, 04:19:53 AM

Quote from: Punisher on November 14, 2013, 02:43:20 AM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on November 13, 2013, 11:14:17 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on November 13, 2013, 06:52:24 PM

Anyone know how to transfer data if you swap HDD at a later date?

I would like to know this, too.  I've watched a few of these HDD swaps, but no one mentions transferring the info.
I would assume it's the same or similar to the PS3.
You use a usb flash drive with the built in Playstation backup software, pop the new drive in, then restore from said flash drive. It was easy to do, but time consuming..IE: hours...

Newegg's got 128GB thumb drives for $80.  slywink
138  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on: November 08, 2013, 08:08:00 PM
Call me clueless but when the show started I just assumed the Fitz & Simmons were brother/sister... retard
139  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 8 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 07, 2013, 11:58:36 PM
The Target B2G1 deal next week is better than that $25 bonus Bestbuy is doing.
140  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: November 07, 2013, 10:51:59 PM

Quote from: Crawley on November 07, 2013, 07:47:45 PM

It almost reads like only the special event "The Defenders" will air on Netflix but not the other shows with the individual characters (Daredevil, Jessica Jones (?), Iron Fist, Luke Cage).

They will all be on Netflix each with a full commitment of 13 episodes.
141  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 8 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 07, 2013, 03:38:36 PM
Sony beats iFixit to the punch by making their own teardown video.

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/11/07/get-your-first-look-inside-the-ps4
142  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: RIP Blockbuster on: November 06, 2013, 11:34:10 PM
So looks like Redbox has pretty much cornered the market for physical disc rental. Whatever is left of it at least.
143  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on: November 06, 2013, 11:31:25 PM
The problem with episodes like this is putting a main character in mortal danger doesn't have the emotional weight since you know they will come out at the end. Unless its like the last episode of the season and they want to kill a character off for a big splash.

Amused by the comment that the casting people felt none would think she could pass off as a scientists, but hey hot brunette hackers are totally common.
144  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Humble Bundle with Android 7 Bonuses added on: November 05, 2013, 08:31:10 PM
That's right up there with the recent EA bundle for a great value.
145  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 10 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 05, 2013, 04:52:11 PM
Well its expected in that case. I assume MS is paying some fee to Unity so developers can use the engine free, but of course that means they can't make it for PS4. If developers don't want to be platform limited then they license it themselves.
146  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: November 04, 2013, 10:43:24 PM
I don't get the not being given out to the press part in that quote. There have been many reviews already on AC IV and BF4 talking about the PS4 version from sites like Revision 3 and IGN among others so the press do have units.
147  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 11 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 04, 2013, 07:29:11 PM
I don't think he missed any point. I agree 100% with him. It's always someone else's fault I didn't get what I wanted. Boohoo, its called life people.
148  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: November 03, 2013, 11:22:26 PM
No argument there. All credit to Sony for not trying to get on the pay for DLC/Premium that so many 3rd parties are doing.
149  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: November 03, 2013, 02:18:03 AM

Quote from: TiLT on November 02, 2013, 05:22:10 PM

Quote from: Jumangi on November 02, 2013, 05:14:17 PM

Quote from: TiLT on November 02, 2013, 04:12:28 PM



PLEASE NOTE:
The Xbox One footage is the same one that DF got heavily criticized for. The color balance in the Xbox One footage is wrong! Don't draw any conclusions based on it. It actually has the same color balance as the PS4 version, but you can't see that in these videos. Since the black colors are crushed in that footage, a lot of detail is lost in dark areas. The best comparisons are done in the bright parts of the videos for this reason.

The flaw of Internet video vs actually watching the game on the TV. Even if its 1080p the video is still heavily compressed compared what you get on your TV.

No, you're talking about something else. There's very, very little compression in these videos (hence their size), but the Xbox One footage has the wrong RGB range set. This has nothing to do with compression, but it means the recording equipment received values outside of the color range it was expecting, clamping them as a result.

My mistake in wording. I wasn't talking about these downloadable ones but stuff people are watching streaming from Youtube and other websites.
150  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: November 02, 2013, 05:14:17 PM

Quote from: TiLT on November 02, 2013, 04:12:28 PM



PLEASE NOTE:
The Xbox One footage is the same one that DF got heavily criticized for. The color balance in the Xbox One footage is wrong! Don't draw any conclusions based on it. It actually has the same color balance as the PS4 version, but you can't see that in these videos. Since the black colors are crushed in that footage, a lot of detail is lost in dark areas. The best comparisons are done in the bright parts of the videos for this reason.

The flaw of Internet video vs actually watching the game on the TV. Even if its 1080p the video is still heavily compressed compared what you get on your TV.
151  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Playstation Plus - Now with lots more free games! on: November 01, 2013, 07:24:19 PM

Quote from: EddieA on November 01, 2013, 11:13:33 AM

This month also marks the anniversary of Vita games being added to PS+, so presumably the year-long games (Uncharted, Gravity Rush, and Wipeout) will be replaced by three new games.  I don't think Sony has confirmed this, but that's what they did with the year-long PS3 games.  Also, Sony confirmed that you'll be able to add the PS4 games to your account even if you don't have a PS4.  I don't plan on getting a PS4 until next year, so that should make for a nice big library once I do get one.

They could change them, but the Vita has a much smaller library of games vs the PS3. I would be surprised too see them take out something like Uncharted as its still one of the best games to show off the Vita.
152  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: November 01, 2013, 07:19:07 PM
Well for the most part I think your a part of a minority. The rise and popularity of the FPS genre is not based on story and characters. Even Bioshock's designer Kevin Levine said they had to make a great shooter first with quality game mechanics at its core.
153  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: November 01, 2013, 05:26:05 PM

Quote from: Turtle on November 01, 2013, 08:16:06 AM

There's still time yet for it to fail. Guerrilla Games has proven its inability to write a decent story since KZ2 even if they've finally gotten the technical aspects down.

The game could very well turn out like Crysis. Technically sound, but overall lacking any soul, with a stupid and ridiculous story.

And the difference to this compared to just about any other FPS "story"? I mean really Battlefield and CoD are massively popular. Do people really get into the crazy Michael Bay plot lines of either of those?

Outside of maybe Bioshock it doesn't matter much to most players IMO.

154  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Playstation Plus - Now with lots more free games! on: October 31, 2013, 06:28:30 PM
Looking like a pretty good month for PS+ users.

For PS4:
Resogun
Contrast

FOR PS3:
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen
Ibb And Obb
Binary Domain

FOR PS VITA:
Soul Sacrifice
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath.
155  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: October 31, 2013, 02:06:20 PM
Will be interested to see if Sony will change policies because of feedback with the PS4. This no DLNA, no MP3 stuff is clearly not tech related but business so as to try and drive business to their online music and video services. For all the crap MS took about things I'll give them credit for making a number of changes to get back on the good side with users.
156  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on: October 31, 2013, 04:57:26 AM
I'm sure they will get to those other characters since they have the standard network need to will 22 or so episodes. I just don't have the patience to go through that many to get there. It's the fundamental problem I have with network series. They want to much content so there's too much filler and dragging on. I so much prefer series on basic cable like FX, AMC etc. They have 10-13 per season. It's more condensed, more stuff of consequence happens. Think if Breaking Bad had to pump out 22 per season what that would have done to the quality of the show. Well enough of my rant. I wish I would like SHIELD more but with my viewing time available I don't think I want to commit that much to it anymore.
157  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: October 30, 2013, 03:21:53 PM
So I guess you can sit in front of your TV with the DS4 and pretend your smoking Helghast for the next couple of weeks.  Tongue
158  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: X-Men:Days Of Future Past on: October 29, 2013, 07:21:12 PM
Didn't know they were gonna have even more Wolverine. They just did another stand alone movie with him.
159  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 28, 2013, 07:41:53 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on October 28, 2013, 05:10:17 PM

I read a great article that was basically an interview with several developers talking about the differences between the Xbox One and the PS4. (If I can find it I'll post it again, it was on n4g and I can't find the link now).

This Digital Foundry article sounds like it, or close at least.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-the-secret-developers-what-hardware-balance-actually-means-for-game-creators
160  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Driveclub on: October 28, 2013, 07:33:25 PM
Really looking forward to Driveclub especially since PS+ gets a free version to try out, but I hope there's a new Dirt game coming. I loved the off road Rally racing of those games. The big dirt flinging slides and high jumps were so much fun.
Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5 6 ... 45
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.18 seconds with 20 queries. (Pretty URLs adds 0.058s, 1q)