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81  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: January 08, 2014, 02:43:28 PM
Microsoft clearly put allot of stock into the US since its already become easy to get one now. If they had taken some of that into other markets they could have been closer in sales, but then again they are also hindered by having to get Kinect voice working  in all those different languages.
82  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Alien: Isolation announced - kinda looks good? on: January 08, 2014, 01:45:48 AM
People got excited when they herd Gearbox was doing an Aliens game...then Colonial Marines happened. There's been a surprising number of Aliens themed games and IMO only a few have been worth anything. This games got allot to overcome to get me to lay down cash for it.
83  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: January 07, 2014, 10:17:43 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on January 07, 2014, 07:22:13 PM

Here's something that will blow your mind.

It took the 360 2 1/2 years to reach 10 million units. The XB1 has already hit nearly 1/3 of that in less than 2 months.

The PS3 reached 20 million units in 2 years. The PS4 has already reached nearly 1/4 of that in less than 2 months.

Both of these consoles are crushing records. Game publishers have to be doing a happy dance right now, because apparently the console industry is FAR from dead.

Your numbers look like just U.S. not worldwide. 360 sold more than that in total after 2 /12 years.
84  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: January 07, 2014, 07:15:48 PM
Its like E3 all over again. Sony comes in after MS and gets to poke fun at their slip-ups with DRM, used games sales etc along with a lower price. Now the day after MS touts 3 million Ones sold they get to counter punch at CES with 4.2 million.
85  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: January 06, 2014, 05:37:56 PM
Major Nelson touting 3 million Ones sold worldwide by end of December.
86  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: DISNEY buying LUCASFILM....More Star Wars coming... on: January 05, 2014, 11:58:44 PM

Quote from: metallicorphan on January 05, 2014, 08:35:26 PM

I may have covered this before on here somewhere,but I have the DVD versions of the Originals from the Limited Edition collections released in 2006 they look fine,and if a company like Lowry(who did the Bond movie restorations)could get hold of them,they can polish them up even more ready for HD conversion(i have no idea how it is all done,so....er..yeah)

The Bond movies were meticulously restored by frame by frame from the original negatives.
87  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: January 05, 2014, 11:52:53 PM

Quote from: Canuck on January 05, 2014, 11:53:59 AM

Quote from: Lee on January 05, 2014, 06:26:33 AM

According to this Forbes article, which they admit is based off info from a sketchy site, the One was outsold by the Wii U the week before Christmas.
And the 3DS outsold everything. That's pretty amazing for a system that was practically DOA.

The 3DS was just overpriced at the start because Nintendo was greedy. Coming off the success of the Wii and DS they thought people would pay a premium for their system even though affordable was a cornerstone of those systems success. They quickly saw the error or their ways, lowered the price and it started selling.
88  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: DISNEY buying LUCASFILM....More Star Wars coming... on: January 05, 2014, 06:27:33 PM
Ah that's right. Its was the merchandising rights Lucas held onto at the time since the studio didn't think they were worth anything. Bad executive decision on that part.

Now I wonder why has there never been blurays of the original trilogy released so many fans have wanted(Not Lucas's bastardized versions) . Lucas always gave excuses up to saying that there basically weren't viable versions around anymore. Knowing Fox had the rights its amazing that they didn't keep negative copies of their own stored securely.
89  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: on: January 05, 2014, 01:15:35 AM

Quote from: metallicorphan on January 04, 2014, 08:21:32 PM

Quote from: Purge on January 04, 2014, 05:17:17 PM

Uhm, no. Sorry, but the SW movies are overblown. It was a B movie that went over budget. Phenomenal special effects of its day but so much of what made it great has been tinkered and tampered with - the characters and the license are pretty much dead to me.

/rant from someone who just completed Force Unleashed ][

That's why i said early 90s,before the special editions(Before the Empire..sorry couldn't resist)


Is it true FOX still owns the current 6 Star Wars films until 2020 apart from the original Star Wars film,that they have the rights for forever?

Pretty sure Fox has just been the distributor for the previous films but Lucas owned all rights to the them, which would now be with Disney.
90  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Wild Card Weekend on: January 05, 2014, 01:08:19 AM
The NFL has officially turned into Arena football.
91  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: DISNEY buying LUCASFILM....More Star Wars coming... on: January 04, 2014, 07:41:51 PM

Quote from: metallicorphan on January 04, 2014, 11:24:03 AM

Quote from: TiLT on January 04, 2014, 11:07:07 AM

Quote from: metallicorphan on January 04, 2014, 10:38:09 AM

Looks like one of the prequel stand alone films WILL be about Boba Fett.....before Episode II was released i would have been over the moon about this,now i wish they leave the character alone,they have done enough damage to it

Who are these "they" you're talking about? We are dealing with a different company now, and in particular, with one less George Lucas.

Oh i see,so Disney will just ignore everything from Episode II?..damage is done

God we could only hope so.
92  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: January 01, 2014, 04:36:53 AM
Half-Life 2. Great game of course but cheap ass collectors edition. Last one I ever bought.

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93  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [xbox 360]Games with Gold on: December 31, 2013, 06:00:38 PM

Quote from: Hrothgar on December 31, 2013, 06:14:22 AM

Quote from: th'FOOL on December 30, 2013, 09:21:01 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 30, 2013, 06:27:58 PM

Looks like the January games have been announced, and they finally have a good, somewhat recent game in Sleeping Dogs and there will also be Lara Croft: Guardian of Light.

Roughly a year and a half after PS+ gave Guardian of Light away for their members. retard

Hey it's only 9 months after Plus gave away Sleeping Dogs.  Seriously though, Pllus started off pretty crappy for games and got much better. GFG seems to be getting better and Microsoft didn't give up on it right at the end of their initial announcement.  So I'm pretty happy about it even if I've played both of the games.  Competition could make both of them even better. 

I really enjoyed Sleeping Dogs. It was much better than expected.  I actually got the Platinum on PS3.  It deserves more exposure.

Microsoft is gonna have to get allot better if there's to be any sort of competition in the monthly free games area. PS+ subs got these games awhile ago, and this month will get Brothers and Bioshock Inifinite. Frankly there's no comparison between the two offerings on a month to month basis.
94  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 2014 Winter TV Season on: December 31, 2013, 02:15:36 AM

Quote from: Ironrod on December 30, 2013, 10:44:13 PM

My wife will not let me forget for one moment that Downton Abbey returns a week from Sunday, nor does she believe that I'm cold toward this season after the way the last one ended. I will probably end up watching it because that makes her happy, but I won't last long if it veers too far into soap opera.

Spoiler for Hiden:
Well you can't blame the writers/producers on the ending of season 3. The actor playing Mathew wanted out because of other roles being offered. It wasn't originally in their plans to off 2 main characters in one year.
95  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Playstation Plus - Now with lots more free games! on: December 26, 2013, 07:08:01 PM
One of PS+'s better months.
96  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Pacific Rim on: December 24, 2013, 09:25:59 PM
Not sure what people were expecting. Its a modern day Kaiju movie with flashy CGI. It wasn't made for plot or dialog, anymore than other big summer action movies are.
97  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Arrow on: December 16, 2013, 07:33:12 PM
Her character has been the lone disappointment for me this season. I assumed(as I bet others did) when it was announced she was of course going to be in a more action oriented role. Yet she just stands around looking pretty and berating Oliver about is CEO responsibility.
98  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 38 Studios/Big Huge Games Problems on: December 16, 2013, 07:23:40 PM
Don't forget the bag of money they gave to the Spawn creator guy too.
99  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Games you are looking forward to in 2014? on: December 16, 2013, 03:13:12 PM
Witcher 3
The Division(hope it makes it)
Watchdogs
100  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: December 14, 2013, 01:39:35 PM

Quote from: Soulchilde on December 14, 2013, 01:17:29 PM

Seriously, lock it.   the console wars from the previous generation did not get this ugly.


Heh, you've got a short memory if you think that.
101  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Almost Human on: December 14, 2013, 02:38:49 AM
While it still feels very much like a standard network TV show in its style the two main characters make it worthwhile. I'll keep it on the viewing schedule for now.
102  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Arrow on: December 14, 2013, 02:28:38 AM
Uhh really? The particle accelerator blows up, then crazy lightning hits him, then there's a closeup of him lying there and they show a little red light flicker effect across his face. Pretty sure that's him getting his powers.

I will say i"m still a little nervous with them introducing real superpowers into the world, since the first season was just regular action. Something I actually liked them choosing to do, but I'll hold off till I see more.
103  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 13, 2013, 07:37:16 PM

Quote from: Purge on December 13, 2013, 06:35:42 PM

Nintendo is doing better right now, but 200,000 Marios sold? That isn`t great news.

Nintendo is cratering in sales. They push barely more than 200k consoles in one of the 2 busiest months of the year. Nintendo is gonna have to have a reckoning about their future after the Holidays.
104  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Arrow on: December 12, 2013, 06:59:33 PM
never though I'd say that a CW show is one of current favorites, but they writers are really hitting their stride in full with the comic book mythology they are planning out.
105  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: on: December 12, 2013, 11:07:27 AM

Quote from: PR_GMR on December 11, 2013, 07:51:03 AM

That..... actually looks good. Consider me excited for this new 'Godzilla'.

Hollywood knows how to produce slick trailers. A good 2 hour movie, not quite as good.
106  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: on: December 12, 2013, 11:01:45 AM

Quote from: PR_GMR on December 11, 2013, 08:00:08 AM

Does anyone really want to another 'Bad Boys' sequel? Martin Lawrence must be really hurting for that paycheck.. from whatever van down the river he's been living at these past few years.

After Will Smiths last few Box Office performances he's not exactly Mr superstar garanteed box office anymore either.
107  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: December 12, 2013, 10:51:22 AM
This and The Division look to be the upcoming games to show off for the new gen eye candy.

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108  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 11, 2013, 10:49:29 PM
Pretty sure at this point its sold to consumers considering whenever retailers are getting either Ones or PS4s in stock they are gone again within the day.
109  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: December 10, 2013, 03:49:15 PM
Its not every game one the One besides those 2 listed. Your doing typical Internet forum hypebole dude.  Roll Eyes
110  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: December 10, 2013, 03:43:53 PM
If Blizzard thinks your account has been compromised or your a gold farmer in WoW its a fucking pain in the ass to get it straightened. Sort of a guilty until proven innocent. Sony does have issues but I could make an endless list of companies who have had network/account problems out there.
111  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS3]Gran Turismo 6 on: December 06, 2013, 03:40:50 PM
Still zero damage modeling, poor sound, no change in the AI. But the usual tons of cars...sorry I don't see how people keep giving the series a pass based on memories of when they played GT1 or 2. This just isn't acceptable from what's supposed to be a AAA racer in 2013.
112  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movie] 300: Rise of an Empire on: December 06, 2013, 04:56:43 AM
I enjoyed the first for a one off stylized action flick like Sin City. Not interested in seeing a rehash with more slo mo.
113  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Batman vs Superman (Man of Steel 2) on: December 04, 2013, 07:47:21 PM
They cast the wrong actress from the Fast & Furious. Wonder woman is an Amazon warrior not a fashion runway model.

114  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: December 04, 2013, 02:17:46 PM
NPD doesn't give numbers anymore. We'll only have them if MS or Sony allow it. They will also probably do allot of combining to make the numbers look better like last gen, or use doll or values in sales to spin it. Whatever puts their stuff in the best light.

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115  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Playstation Plus - Now with lots more free games! on: December 03, 2013, 01:25:30 PM

Quote from: Ridah on December 03, 2013, 06:42:00 AM

Where are the PS4 games? Throw us some ports, at least.

Your gonna be waiting allot for PS4 titles. The library to get titles from is minuscule and will be for many months. Besides the PS+ version of Driveclub its going to be PS3 and Vita titles coming out for awhile.
116  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: on: December 03, 2013, 06:51:01 AM
The third wasn't as bad as #2 but it still sucked. The very definition of mindless, and loud big budget Hollywood movie.

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117  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: December 03, 2013, 06:46:08 AM
They both have already passed the Wii U in a few days.

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118  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: December 03, 2013, 06:42:18 AM
Shouldn't this be under portables?

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119  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: December 03, 2013, 06:39:44 AM
So the Xbox one "dominated" because it sold more in Target and Walmarts. Great analysis...

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120  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: November 24, 2013, 10:05:11 PM
A "nuts and bolts" article from Digital Foundry about Shadowfall. They got to spend time at Guerrilla Games and talk to several of the devs about making it.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-the-making-of-killzone-shadow-fall
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