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41  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 21, 2014, 11:49:20 PM
I'm having a great time with the game so far.  Just unlocked Neon.  Interesting that you can only have one power at a time, I may have read that at some point but I was still thinking you could switch on the fly with a button press.  Here you can still switch but need to find a resource first, so if you are using Smoke and want to use Neon better find a neon sign which are reasonably abundant but you're not going to be pulling off any smoke/neon/whatever combo moves.   I could stare at the effect for draining neon all day.
42  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 21, 2014, 07:15:41 PM
I only played about an hour at lunch, and it really stuck out Tongue   Game on the whole seems pretty good so far.
43  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 21, 2014, 06:27:17 PM
More than any other game this game nails water on pavement.
44  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4/XB1/PC] Assassin's Creed V: Unity - rumors, early pics on: March 21, 2014, 03:38:49 PM
Ahem http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLcjwqXATIM
45  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: March 20, 2014, 11:37:39 PM

Quote from: Canuck on March 20, 2014, 11:31:38 PM

I wonder if Titanfall 2 will come to the PS4? Titanfall is practically the sole reason for the Xbone having sold any units. I wonder if Microsoft will give a blank check for it in order to get complete exclusivity? I'm guessing Respawn isn't a publicly traded company so they can't go hostile take over route but they could offer the guys in charge an insane amount of money.

I think that's a mischaracterization.  Xbox was going to sell a reasonable amount of units just based on brand loyalty and online history (friends, gamerscore, etc)
46  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.
47  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!
48  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.  
49  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.
50  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.
51  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.
52  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!
53  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.
54  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?  
55  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
56  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
57  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.
58  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/
59  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?
60  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.
61  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.
62  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.
63  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.
64  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
65  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....
66  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

67  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.

68  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.
69  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.
70  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.
71  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.
72  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.
73  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?
74  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.
75  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.
76  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.
77  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.
78  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.
79  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.
80  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 15, 2014, 10:03:13 PM
Ok last one from me...maybe
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