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361  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 20, 2014, 10:45:55 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on March 20, 2014, 10:31:40 PM

@PlayStation: Q: Can I get inFAMOUS Second Son tonight at midnight on PlayStation Store? A: Yep! More info on the Forums: http://t.co/IV5jnGdQEC
PST.  So sucks for us east coasters.
362  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: March 20, 2014, 08:15:51 PM

Quote from: Gratch on March 20, 2014, 07:23:59 PM

Quote from: hepcat on March 20, 2014, 07:20:18 PM

Quote from: Gratch on March 20, 2014, 03:13:42 PM

by Frontline Assembly

Next you're going to tell me that Front 242 is still together

<checks wiki>

Jeebus, they are.  Old fogies still playing industrial.  Who'd a thunk it?

I saw Skinny Puppy last month, and it was an amazing show.

Same, and I'm seeing Gary Numan Monday, woo!
363  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 20, 2014, 07:59:46 PM
The best approach to reviews is to find a small group of reviewers you like and follow them to where you understand their preferences.  Then you should ideally be able to get insight on to how their tastes mesh with yours, and where you agree/disagree with them as well as their general idiosyncrasies in taste.   Metascores and looking at random reviews I feel isn't entirely useful except in extreme cases.  
364  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/PS4/XB1] The Division (Tom Clancy) on: March 20, 2014, 06:25:11 PM
Since the Infamous thread is starting to veer towards WD and Division I thought I'd post this here and bump this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dORoTIEOyEg

This still looks very impressive here, but...definitely somewhat leery on how real that all is with what's been seemingly going on with Watchdogs.
365  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: March 20, 2014, 06:18:45 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 20, 2014, 06:13:34 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on March 20, 2014, 06:10:40 PM

I'll still buy it on XB1, unless the graphical difference is amazing. I trust MS's network/server infrastructure way more than Sony's.

If MS hadn't gotten exclusivity for TF1, wouldn't the PS4 version still have been played on the same Azure servers?

Far as I know there's no reason they can't use Azure for PS4 or Wii games but I doubt they'll get the type of discount they are getting with being an Xbox/PC exclusive.
366  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 20, 2014, 04:45:06 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 20, 2014, 04:00:50 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on March 20, 2014, 03:36:31 PM

Those reviews are pretty good I thought. 

Ok, apparently I'm failing at communication today.  The game is getting great reviews, but I was expecting it to get "omg awesome omg omg" reviews.  This looks like an instabuy if you have a PS4, and I'll buy it as soon as I get a PS4, but without the "omg awesome omg omg" reviews I can't quite justify dropping another $400 so soon after getting the XB1.  That's all.  I'm not trying to say it's getting bad reviews.

If I post more in this thread, it's because it's a lot more fun to talk about this game than on other forums where there's a more negative ratio of people who love the game to people who think it's the biggest flop ever.
367  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: March 20, 2014, 03:27:53 PM
Man you only finished season 1, it gets so much better!
368  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 20, 2014, 03:17:01 PM
Keep in mind Eurogamer who gave this a 7 gave MGS:Ground Zeroes a 9, a game you can beat in under an hour. Reviews are weird.
369  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 20, 2014, 02:52:26 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 20, 2014, 02:30:29 PM

Huh, reviews are lower than I was expecting based on all the hype and excitement.  Not that these are bad reviews, mind you--it looks like the game will be a ton of fun--but this isn't going to be the system seller for me that I was starting to think it was.
Well what does a system seller need to score?  
370  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 20, 2014, 02:19:02 PM
Day one patch adds ~5 hours of gameplay eek
http://www.videogamer.com/ps4/infamous_second_son/news/infamous_second_sons_day_one_patch_adds_19_new_missions_5_hours_of_additional_gameplay.html
371  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Project Morpheus: Sony Playstation VR on: March 19, 2014, 11:09:20 PM
The Verge hands on
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRbHBhFkO-E&list=UUddiUEpeqJcYeBxX1IVBKvQ

Polygon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngMOngbsdY4
372  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4, PS3, Vita] Helldivers (Starship Troopers with friendly fire) on: March 19, 2014, 05:13:02 PM
The highlight of all of them is still when, in the GB one, Brad dies early, they call him back in and his orbital drop kills all three other players.
373  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: March 19, 2014, 03:11:54 PM
First feature update due soon, updates to video sharing etc
http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2014/03/19/new-ps4-update-add-share-enhancements-hdcp/
374  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: March 19, 2014, 03:07:20 PM

Quote from: JayDee on March 19, 2014, 03:05:32 PM

Anyone experience the issue where their PS4 turns on randomly when powered off, spits the disc out, and then won't let you put it back in until you unplug it? Seems to be a common problem and now my system is affected. May need to ship back for replacement.

Does that do it if you shut it down, or is it just suspended?
375  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: March 19, 2014, 02:04:50 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 19, 2014, 01:34:10 PM

The 360 version is delayed again by two weeks.  Now due April 8.  What the heck is going on with that port?!

The original delay never seemed like a reasonable amount of time if it was development related.  I wouldn't be surprised to see it move again.
376  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: March 19, 2014, 01:56:29 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 19, 2014, 01:44:52 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on March 19, 2014, 01:41:28 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 19, 2014, 01:34:10 PM

I wouldn't mind seeing more weapons in an update, but 10 weapons seems fine to me because they've hit just about every shooter weapon archetype.

Of the modern military shooter yeah, but go back and play some UT and you realize how many weapon types are missing these days.  Not an indictment of TF specifically but more of the genre as a whole and the direction it's moved in over the years to being all hitscan all the time.  Some of the Titan weapons stray from the norm here though, so that's good.

I barely even dabbled in UT.  Any weapon types in particular you think Titanfall should copy from it?

That's a harder question to answer as the game is sort of designed around the weapon set, but I generally miss things like the Flak Cannon, Shock Rifle, Ripper, Pulse Gun, and Bio Rifle (Goop Gun).  Nevermind that all these guns had alt fire, some where it defined the gun.  Shock Rifle fired either a slow moving projectile or a hitscan energy beam, but the real use of the gun was to fire the slow moving projectile and then to shoot THAT with the hitscan beam which caused a large explosion.  Goop gun shot slime that stuck to walls, the Flak cannon shot a wave of shrapnel that on the surface was like a shotgun, except you could bounce the shrapnel off walls.   Does any of that have a place in TF, I don't know, but in general we've really moved backwards in regards to weapon variety.

Like I said, TF is bit better on the Titan side with things like the triple threat and arc cannon.

It also occurs to me that Halo has been pretty decent with having some interesting weapons like the needler.
377  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: March 19, 2014, 01:41:28 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 19, 2014, 01:34:10 PM

I wouldn't mind seeing more weapons in an update, but 10 weapons seems fine to me because they've hit just about every shooter weapon archetype.

Of the modern military shooter yeah, but go back and play some UT and you realize how many weapon types are missing these days.  Not an indictment of TF specifically but more of the genre as a whole and the direction it's moved in over the years to being all hitscan all the time.  Some of the Titan weapons stray from the norm here though, so that's good.
378  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: March 19, 2014, 03:35:01 AM

Quote from: Harkonis on March 19, 2014, 03:27:53 AM


One main stream shooter in 5 years has had destructive terrain and such, we're not at a point we can mark that as a negative I think.  If it had it, it would be a positive, but marking it down because it's lacking it seems silly.  I think it should score less because it doesn't have ship to ship combat in space and I can't play as the flying bird things! slywink

Poor Red Faction: Guerrilla doesn't make the cut at mainstream crybaby
I really did like the MP in that too.

Quote from: Harkonis on March 19, 2014, 03:27:53 AM

I do wish they would do something like Section 8 or whatever it was called though and instead of different game modes just have the objectives dynamically evolve as you play.  I really enjoyed that.

Killzone does this too though a bit different from Section 8, where in Section 8 they were sort of bonus objectives, while in Killzone they change between gametypes, so it would go from Domination to TDM to CTF in random order.   I like that a lot in both those games MP wish more would start doing that.
379  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Project Morpheus: Sony Playstation VR on: March 19, 2014, 03:05:14 AM
http://scei.co.jp/corporate/release/140319_e.html

Specifications of “Project Morpheus” Prototype

    Component Processor unit, head-mounted unit
    Display Method LCD
    Panel Size 5 inches
    Panel Resolution 1920×RGB×1080 (960×RGB×1080 per eye)
    Field of View 90 degrees
    Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope
    Connection interface HDMI + USB
    Function 3D audio, Social Screen
380  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Project Morpheus: Sony Playstation VR on: March 19, 2014, 02:56:02 AM
I believe they said it detects motion at 1000hz, though checking now I see 100 or 1000 depending on the site I go to....
381  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: March 19, 2014, 02:17:54 AM

Quote from: JayDee on March 17, 2014, 01:33:49 PM

So glad I got my PS4 at "low" price of $399 before they jacked them up. Sucks that games are 69.99 up here now though.

Also MLB 14 The Show has been announced to be out on May 6th. This is the only exclusive I care about.

Bunch of new shots http://www.baseballisbetter.com/post/80022971985/mlb-14-on-ps4-the-ps4-is-the-most-powerful-gaming

382  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Project Morpheus: Sony Playstation VR on: March 19, 2014, 01:52:18 AM
It's official. Demos and devkit at GDC.

383  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/PS3] Dark Souls II on: March 18, 2014, 03:03:22 PM
With the PS3 version being sold out when I went to order before it came out, and my Xbox Gold being expired, I'm back to waiting for the PC version.
384  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: March 18, 2014, 02:37:36 PM

Quote from: Teggy on March 18, 2014, 02:34:22 PM

Eh, not everyone has to like every game and genre. MOBAs are like a foreign language to me and I can't play RTS to save my life.

MOBAs are more like competitive versions of Action RPGs like Marvel Heroes or Diablo than an RTS.  Just all the loot/leveling is sort of confined to the match.
385  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 18, 2014, 12:02:25 PM

Quote from: Harpua3 on March 18, 2014, 04:02:10 AM

This blows. Isn't the reason for release dates is so everyone gets it all at once ? I have numerous friends on my list playing it now . Even some of you jerks. icon_wink
it's to protect the retailers not the consumer.  It's to ensure one doesn't have an unfair advantage over another.  You do usually see them allow them to start selling a game if one of them breaks the date,  but I guess the eBay thing isn't big enough.
386  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: March 17, 2014, 11:56:52 PM
Continuing the year of shakeups, Marc Whitten has left Microsoft.  Now we just need Reggie or some other Nintendo bigshot to leave Nintendo and that will be all 3.  E3 sure is gonna be different this year.
387  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4, PS3, Vita] Helldivers (Starship Troopers with friendly fire) on: March 17, 2014, 05:38:14 PM
On one of the recent streams I swear they said there were 3 enemy factions, the bugs, the cyborgs, and one as yet to be revealed.
388  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 17, 2014, 02:44:32 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on March 17, 2014, 02:42:02 PM

For anyone else going digital like me, I found this on gamespot about game size:

Quote
Infamous: Second Son will require a 24GB install. Fans concerned about the size of the download will be happy to know that the PS4 sports the Playgo feature, allowing gamers to start playing before downloads are complete.

The real question is when can we start downloading it?
389  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (03/17) on: March 17, 2014, 02:25:13 PM
Infamous.  Wonder when they'll let us install the digital version.
390  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [PC] Gauntlet on: March 17, 2014, 02:11:02 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvNxItMCK1w

Arrowhead Games sure are busy, both this and Helldivers (seriously go check that out!) are due out this year.
391  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: March 16, 2014, 06:45:29 PM
At level 35, I too am starting to burn out on it.  This is around the same point I burn out on CoD too.  I'm going to try and hit 50 at least in this one though, but no way Im gonna prestige/regen.
392  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: March 16, 2014, 03:02:55 AM
I typically don't like shotguns in these games but it's really strong here and I find I prefer it too.  I may switch to the other smg when I finally unlock that though.
393  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4, PS3, Vita] Helldivers (Starship Troopers with friendly fire) on: March 16, 2014, 02:41:21 AM
It's supposed to be crossbuy, cross play and cross save.
394  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4, PS3, Vita] Helldivers (Starship Troopers with friendly fire) on: March 15, 2014, 11:03:05 PM
Yeah one of the other neat things is I believe it's going to be crossplay between PS4, PS3, and Vita.   Though I can't imagine voice chat will work in those circumstances.
395  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 15, 2014, 10:03:13 PM
Ok last one from me...maybe
396  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: March 15, 2014, 01:55:22 PM

Quote from: disarm on March 15, 2014, 12:39:40 PM

I don't know why it should make a difference, but I got a Titanfall bundle this week and the box is not a slipcover. It's a fully custom-printed box for the bundle. Everything inside the box is standard except for the Titanfall download card though.

There seems to be a mix of both out in the wild.
397  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 15, 2014, 12:44:48 AM

Quote from: Turtle on March 15, 2014, 12:42:45 AM


Actual screenshot taken on the PS4, by someone who got the game early. No BS processing or supersampling. This is new gen gaming.

I was just about to post that one, man it looks fantastic.
398  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 14, 2014, 10:38:09 PM
With the release date broken, they just need to open the flood gates and let me download it already  nod
399  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: March 14, 2014, 10:25:57 PM

Quote from: Caine on March 14, 2014, 10:11:15 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 14, 2014, 09:50:56 PM

Quote from: Andrew Wonser on March 14, 2014, 09:40:45 PM

Saw two where I work. As well as XB1, both the original and titanfall bundle. Though I thought it was odd that the titanfall one didn't have the changed, in appearance, console.
There's no Titanfall branded console for sale, and even the Titanfall controller that exists is not a part of the Titanfall bundle.  It's the exact same XB1 in a box except that Intern Josef slipped a download code card in.
well, that's a big ole box of disappointing. laziest bundle ever.  the use of the code instead of a retail copy is even worse imo, although it would make flipping it easier.

Well based on the leak at GAF before the bundle ever showed up it was going to be a custom console, and concept art was leaked, that ended up looking exactly like the box Respawn received.  We'll never know why they abandoned it but speculation is that they already had too many regular Xbox Ones in the channel and the big box stores were reluctant to take more shipments.  The bundle I believe just has a digital card inserted and puts a cardboard slip cover around a standard XB1 box. (yup just watched an uboxing of the bundle, that's exactly what it is.)

400  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC] Heroes of the Storm on: March 14, 2014, 07:37:59 PM
The guy with some of the least MOBA experience gets in... saywhat
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