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2241  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Gaming Trend Gives Back] BLUR BETA KEYS (1000 of them) on: March 05, 2010, 05:49:09 AM
got the beta key, thanks! See you guys in the beta!
2242  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Just Cause 2 demo now up on: March 05, 2010, 05:24:42 AM
Didn't enjoy the first game...... But this demo really impressed me and I'm probably sold day one. Very fun and chaotic
2243  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XBLA]Toy Soldiers on: March 04, 2010, 04:25:47 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on March 03, 2010, 04:44:18 PM

I tried the first 3 SP levels.  Really nice.  I keep wanting to control the gun view with my right stick, though, so I wish there was an option for that (although I didn't look, so maybe it's there).

Otherwise, I see this as an "in short bursts" kind of game.  Played for long stretches, it feels like there's not enough overall variety.  However, there is a lot to do while you play.  Place defenses, upgrade, take over defenses, go for the rations tickets, fly a plane.  There's probably more I haven't seen.

To me, the style is what sets this game out, though.  It just looks really cool.

Yes you can invert and switch how the gun view controls work in the full version options menu.  Just pick one of the many southpaw options, which is what I did.
2244  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Spartacus: Blood and Sand [new TV series] on: March 03, 2010, 05:02:24 PM
I like the series and I'm happy that the powers that be have decided on a second season already. 
2245  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XBLA]Toy Soldiers on: March 03, 2010, 03:45:28 PM
Very well done game.  Hark and I even played some 1 vs 1 (he kicked my ass) and the game is suprisingly deep for a tower defense type game.  Also there some sort of metagame world map that can be played via Facebook.
2246  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: (360/PS3) Greed Corp- Turn Based Strategy on: February 27, 2010, 07:28:59 PM

Quote from: PeteRock on February 27, 2010, 04:06:52 PM

Quote from: USMC Kato on February 26, 2010, 06:44:32 PM

Getting this for my wife and I to play...seems pretty cool

If Jaime and I pick it up as well, I understand you can play up to four players online.  Perhaps Casa de PeteRock can take on the United States Marine Kato.   ninja2

That would be pretty awesome.  Going to go ahead and try to firgure the game out, since I haven't tried playing the game since I bought it.
2247  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Aion - Official Server = Lumiel, Faction = Elyios on: February 26, 2010, 06:49:01 PM

Quote from: Hotfreak on February 25, 2010, 04:45:30 PM

The dynamic duo make their triumphant return!!!!

How are things going in Aion now?

Forgot how deep this MMO is compared to some.  Hark and I are pretty much trying to re-learn the game again before we do some PVP rifting, or going to the Abyss.  Noticed a lot less bots, but Auction house prices seem to be pretty high.  Overall, I missed Aion and will be looking to playing some more.
2248  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 2/26/10 on: February 26, 2010, 06:46:40 PM
360: I have my copy of Borderlands again, AvP
PS3: Heavy Rain (mostly wife playing)
PC: Aion, Titan Quest, UFO Extraterrestrials
2249  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: (360/PS3) Greed Corp- Turn Based Strategy on: February 26, 2010, 06:44:32 PM
Getting this for my wife and I to play...seems pretty cool
2250  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Aion - Official Server = Lumiel, Faction = Elyios on: February 24, 2010, 07:47:23 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on February 23, 2010, 10:40:13 PM

I'm back!

Me too  ninja
2251  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 24, 2010, 06:28:59 PM

Quote from: PeteRock on February 24, 2010, 06:08:20 PM

Played for the first time in months last night.  Jumped into a game with Nonnahob, RomyBolognaPony, and Calvin.  I didn't bother to turn my mic on as rarely do I have much to say outside of cursing and I just wasn't up for much conversation following hours of chem homework and more home renovations.  I just needed a brief distraction/break for a bit and figured MW2 was as good an option as any.  I was surprised to hear Calvin ask who I was as I was sure we've played MP games in the past (Halo 3, maybe Gears of War). 

I didn't really do anything noteworthy, playing a little below a 1:1 kill/death ratio, but I attribute that to not having played a videogame outside of 1 vs. 100 for the past few months.  The main issue I ran into was wondering what guns folks were using.  I was killed by either Nonnahob or Romy (can't remember which) when I was moved to the opposing team and each time I watched the killcam I saw what appeared to be no recoil on their weapon whatsoever.  I have yet to find a weapon that doesn't have recoil, and each time I watched the camera it looked like their red dot sight stayed pretty steady.  As my thumbstick aiming isn't always steady, I could really use a weapon with little to no recoil.  LMGs are out for me as I can't keep them steady, I'm not a sniper rifle fan, and SMGs still seem to have quite a bit of recoil.  Only the M4 and the M16 work out best for me. 

I'm not sure what gun it was, but I certainly want one. 

Probably the ACR Assault Rifle Pete
2252  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: February 23, 2010, 01:33:07 AM

Quote from: Sparhawk on February 22, 2010, 10:04:29 PM


Lol, God damn it Sparhawk.   finger
2253  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (2/22) on: February 22, 2010, 10:56:32 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on February 22, 2010, 10:26:04 PM

Quote from: SensuousLettuce on February 22, 2010, 09:46:32 PM

Quote from: Teggy on February 22, 2010, 09:29:03 PM

Quote from: USMC Kato on February 22, 2010, 03:25:39 PM

Heavy Rain followed by watching Purple Rain

Wash that down with some Chocolate Rain.

Woe is me I played Vampire Rain

Then style that AZN hair helmet with White Rain.

Then keep that style until you can wash it out in the November Rain.
2254  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Halo Legends: Impressions incoming! on: February 22, 2010, 05:17:33 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on February 22, 2010, 05:06:27 PM

I think all of them were pretty cool except the Babysitter and that really, really bad 1337 one.

The Package and The Duel are my two favorites.

Totally agree on the Package and The Duel as my favorites.  Hated Babysitter because
Spoiler for Hiden:
I really, really hate when movies, TV shows, etc.., portray Spec Ops/Elite level military acting like unproffessional spoiled brats.  Why do they constantly do this?
2255  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Mass effect 2 Launch and impressions (the REAL One) on: February 22, 2010, 05:09:16 PM
Hopes for Beyond ME:3

Mass Effect MMO  thumbsup
2256  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [ps3] ryu ga gotoku (yakuza) 3 impressions on: February 22, 2010, 03:56:39 PM
Day 1 purchase. 
2257  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (2/22) on: February 22, 2010, 03:25:39 PM
Heavy Rain followed by watching Purple Rain
2258  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: UFO : Extraterrestrials Gold on: February 22, 2010, 03:22:35 PM

Quote from: frost on February 22, 2010, 02:26:42 PM

Quote from: Sarkus on February 22, 2010, 07:59:55 AM

It's a nice enough game, mods or not, but not using the real Earth destroys the mood IMHO. 

Though it didn't ruin the game, I agree that it would have been a great improvement if they had just used the real earth.  Is Earth copyrighted or something?  Does someone have the patent on the planet Earth?

that's what I was wondering as well. I'm suprised that there isn't an Earth mod out there for this game
2259  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: UFO : Extraterrestrials Gold on: February 21, 2010, 04:17:40 AM
Okay, I'm going to buy the gold edition from steam. Is it confirmed that Bman's mod is already included?
2260  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Off to Quebec for son's graduation from basic training. on: February 18, 2010, 09:42:35 PM
"Enemy Armor out in the open, stationary. Fire for effect! Repeat!"
2261  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Latest Jace Hall show is up on: February 18, 2010, 08:43:37 PM
I enjoyed all of his episodes so far, very funny. 
2262  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Aliens vs Predator on: February 18, 2010, 08:11:09 PM
Had a lot of fun playing with Hark and JarrodHk this morning.  Still learning how to effectively play with the Alien species, but other than that I'm having a blast. 
2263  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Aliens vs Predator on: February 18, 2010, 01:39:12 AM

Quote from: Caine on February 18, 2010, 12:39:20 AM

That last one sounds fun. Wasn't there a similar mode in halo?   

yeah zombie mode I think
2264  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Aliens vs Predator on: February 17, 2010, 09:33:02 PM
Sorry you're not having a good time Jblank. Maybe this type of game isn't for you, I've had no problems with the campaign (hard difficulty) or controlling the other species.  
2265  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (2/15) on: February 15, 2010, 10:59:49 PM

Quote from: SensuousLettuce on February 15, 2010, 07:04:51 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on February 15, 2010, 04:49:24 PM

Quote from: SensuousLettuce on February 15, 2010, 04:22:14 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on February 15, 2010, 04:06:13 PM

Getting AvP for 360

Dood. It got a 5.75 in GI

Why would I care what GI thinks of a game?  I played the demo and enjoyed the game.  I hope enough people follow your line of thought and don't play it though, might make the in-game community a bit better slywink

Well, the bar will have been set pretty low if you're there so... icon_cool
In for AvP2 for 360.  Guess I'll be slumming it with Harkonis..... since the bar is set so low, right ATB?
2266  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Star Trek Online (Cryptic's "other" new MMO) on: February 13, 2010, 04:41:00 AM

Quote from: raydude on February 13, 2010, 04:36:22 AM

played in two excellent pick-up groups tonight. The team leader of the 2nd group actually awarded his teammates with loot at the end of the deep space encounter. I want to know how to do that cause I want to be able to reward good team play. Hopefully that will catch on.

Anyone know how to do this?

Yes just press the "O" key which will bring up your social tab, select your team options and the loot options are there to choose
2267  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XBLA]Toy Soldiers on: February 13, 2010, 12:08:03 AM
I'm so getting this  icon_biggrin
2268  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 11, 2010, 04:37:32 PM
Going to trade this game in for AvP2 or Bad Company. I think my total play time is around 7 days, so I definitely got my money's worth. 
2269  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Official Review] Heavy Rain - PS3 on: February 10, 2010, 10:16:21 PM
Hey great review Ron.  My wife played the hell out of Fahrenheit (Indigo Prophecy) and I liked it too.  Definately going to go get it now.
2270  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Aliens vs Predator on: February 09, 2010, 08:36:18 PM

Quote from: skystride on February 09, 2010, 04:11:20 PM

I liked the demo but I really hope they add a mute option in the full version or I'll have to play without a headset.  Seems like the demo draws the worst crowd.

Which is why I almost always turn on the option to only hear people from my friends list.  Anyways, I thought the game was great (after I learned the controls for each species)
2271  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: February 06, 2010, 04:48:33 AM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on February 06, 2010, 12:05:10 AM

Quote from: Daehawk on February 05, 2010, 11:11:23 PM

Quote from: Toe on February 05, 2010, 10:53:27 PM


Wow that was good.

Really nice.

 thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup Damn good. 
2272  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Star Trek Online (Cryptic's "other" new MMO) on: February 05, 2010, 09:27:30 AM

Quote from: Harkonis on February 05, 2010, 08:01:17 AM

Kato killed it, with Ramming Speed

At Full power to engines, Evasive maneuver, then Ramming Speed.  Did over 500k kinetic damage to that damn Crystal Entity
2273  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Aliens vs Predator on: February 05, 2010, 02:28:56 AM
I like it.  Day 1 purchase for me
2274  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Star Trek Online (Cryptic's "other" new MMO) on: February 03, 2010, 01:46:17 AM
 icon_neutral

I just used the mail system to twink out my new alt.  You can mail up to 6 items on each mail you compose.  The mailbox is a console right next to the bank console
2275  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Would you play a PVP'less MMO? on: February 02, 2010, 08:10:41 AM
Nope.  I enjoy some PVE action but I need the thrill of PVP in my MMO's
2276  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 1/29/10 on: January 29, 2010, 05:44:09 PM
Star Trek Online, and when the servers go down I'll be playing Mass Effect 2 (great game!!!!)
2277  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: January 28, 2010, 04:54:42 PM
I'm officially done with this game for a while (2-3 months) 

IMHO there is no reason to play this game until they iron out all the issues/glitches. 
2278  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Star Trek Online screenshots *only* on: January 26, 2010, 12:37:50 AM
My new Galaxy Class Cruiser, powerful but turns so sloooooooow
2279  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Star Trek Online screenshots *only* on: January 24, 2010, 10:32:53 AM
My Tier 3 Science Cruiser



Here I am visiting Harkonis's Bridge



And of course, the running man:
2280  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Vandal Hearts questions on: January 21, 2010, 02:24:21 AM
I'm a sucker for SRPG's so I'll bite.  I'll play a little tonight and tomorrrow
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