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641  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 09, 2013, 04:30:05 AM

Quote from: Caine on December 09, 2013, 03:59:52 AM

ok, let's clear this up.  AC4 look worse on XB1 than it does on either PC or PS4.  no arguing will change this.  does this show a weakness in the platform or the developer?  unknown, we haven't played AC5 yet.  if the next one comes out and is still noticeably worse to look at on XB1 compared, then we can make a better assessment of a system's strength/weakness.  agreed? 

That wasn't even the point though, if you read my original post you see it's specifically about the sharpening filter, with a side of gee, isn't the WiiU sad.
I noted that comparisons are a tired topic, but that shot and the article specifically highlighted an XB1 quirk.  Yes it's 900p XB1 v 1080p PS4, but I  was  commenting on the odd choice to pretty much globally apply a sharpening filter to all upscaling. I mean look at what I said "Jeebus Microsoft lose that sharpening filter! "

From the Eurogamer article
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As we've seen in other sub-1080p games upscaled by the Xbox One hardware, overall image quality is further impacted by the introduction of an unwanted sharpening filter

This seems more of a MS need to disable or make that an option at the system level, as opposed to a hardware power issue or a developers learning the system issue.   Ryse gets around the issue by handling the scaling internally to the game, and not letting the XB1 do it. 

642  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: No Man's Sky on: December 09, 2013, 03:03:03 AM

Quote from: naednek on December 09, 2013, 02:43:47 AM

I was going off memory, but after seeing No Mans Sky I thought it was this game...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kqNp1fZ9xQ&noredirect=1

I guess my memory was wrong.
That game is Homeworld now.
643  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 09, 2013, 03:01:07 AM

Quote from: YellowKing on December 09, 2013, 02:41:50 AM

The comparisons themselves are not taboo. If just about anyone else had posted that, I probably wouldn't have batted an eye. But it was posted by someone who doesn't own an Xbox, doesn't plan to own an Xbox, and has a history of only posting negative news about the Xbox.

At any rate, enough said. I have confidence these issues will be ironed out.

 

[pedantic]I own an Xbox, two in fact, but not an Xbox One.[/pedantic] 
644  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: December 09, 2013, 02:29:52 AM
Finished Jekyll today.  It's a fun series, especially if you like Moffat's Sherlock and Doctor Who, though I wasn't fond of the way it ended.
645  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Tomb Raider on: December 08, 2013, 09:38:22 PM

Quote from: Soulchilde on December 08, 2013, 09:20:01 PM

is this ps4 only?
Ps4 and XB1,  Ceekay only posting the XB1 box art should have tipped you off :p
646  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/XB1/PS3/PS4/Wii U/PC]Assassin's Creed IV:Black Flag on: December 08, 2013, 09:24:16 PM
I love the weather in this game with the exception of the fog, which when it rolls in makes me feel like I'm playing a game from 1996.
647  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/PS4/XB1] The Division (Tom Clancy) on: December 08, 2013, 06:16:39 PM
GT has it up now
http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/jz8rt1/tom-clancy-s-the-division-vgx-2013--world-premiere-featurette
648  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Tomb Raider on: December 08, 2013, 04:18:16 PM
I hope they fix some of those awful quicktime/instadeath moments.  Game was great, but would be better if they lost those.
649  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Starbound on: December 08, 2013, 03:46:48 PM

Quote from: msduncan on December 08, 2013, 03:33:38 PM


Guys, since this game is offered through Steam how would I get it for my son?

In other words, I am playing it on my computer from my steam account.   My son got interested watching me, but I'm not sure how I would get it onto his computer so he could play at the same time.   Do I need a separate Steam account?   I'm ok with buying the game again, but I'm unsure how that works.

Eventually this
http://store.steampowered.com/sharing/

But you probably just need to buy it for him.
650  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 08, 2013, 01:03:53 PM
May your games never get patched.
651  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: VGX discussion on: December 08, 2013, 01:00:46 PM
VGX was kind of a disaster, arguably one might not have wanted to be associated with that mess,
652  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/PS4/XB1] The Division (Tom Clancy) on: December 08, 2013, 03:50:23 AM
Engine trailer.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpnkheFjn2A&feature=youtu.be
653  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: VGX discussion on: December 08, 2013, 02:09:31 AM

Quote from: leo8877 on December 08, 2013, 02:03:15 AM

BORING!  I expected more.

You should never expect more from these things.
654  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 08, 2013, 02:01:45 AM

Quote from: Turtle on December 08, 2013, 01:49:20 AM

Apparently the fix is just to disable 1080p output and force the system to output 720p, and let your TV's upscaler do the work for now.

For stuff at 720p native that's fine,  but for stuff at 900p you are losing res.  So not really ideal.
655  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 08, 2013, 01:43:42 AM

Quote from: YellowKing on December 08, 2013, 12:19:22 AM

Crickets chirping because nobody cares anymore.

YOU actually should care as an XB1 owner, as the sharpening and color altering of the scaler is a patchable issue.  Even at 900p AC4 should not look that much worse like it does there, that's the sharpening filter making the resolution difference worse.  At the very least MS should make it a system wide option.   But if you all just shrug your shoulders and say "LOL, SDF!" then MS will never patch it, so good on you.
656  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: VGX discussion on: December 08, 2013, 01:39:23 AM
I think people held back where it wasn't on TV. 
657  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: VGX discussion on: December 08, 2013, 01:31:05 AM
658  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: December 07, 2013, 09:23:14 PM
They are after the FIFA card packs or whatever they are.  It doesn't matter if you own FIFA.
659  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: December 07, 2013, 07:20:24 PM

Quote from: msduncan on December 07, 2013, 05:57:18 PM

Quote from: TiLT on December 07, 2013, 09:20:48 AM

Quote from: msduncan on December 07, 2013, 07:12:48 AM

Damnit Sony, get your network security shit together.

That's what they're doing. Have you heard about anyone actually getting hacked this time? They're being safe rather than sorry.

Seriously?

I don't even know what to say to your habit of assuming Sony is infallible no matter what.  It has carried over from the console war apparently.

hacked accounts used in fraudulent activity

PS4 has sold over 2 million units.   You don't have to go to war for them anymore. 

No surprise it's Fifa bullshit.  This plagued the 360, just ask several people on this forum.
660  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: December 07, 2013, 02:57:21 AM
Bah.  I really hope there's some space between this and The Division as I'm looking forward to both of them.
661  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Starbound on: December 06, 2013, 08:58:34 PM
Autistic Angel*



*sorry I just really wanted to use that GIF.
662  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 06, 2013, 06:32:54 PM
Ok, this is a bit tired topic, I know but

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-assassins-creed-4-next-gen-face-off


Jeebus Microsoft lose that sharpening filter!

also, WiiU version inferior to PS360, that's kind of sad.
663  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Starbound on: December 06, 2013, 04:42:23 PM
But what is he trying to imply?  I get there's sarcasm there, but to what point?  GB liked the game, and I've seen others on other sites say that QL specifically sold them on the game.  Far as I can tell AA likes the game, and is sarcastically attacking GB for not liking it...but...

It's like I and others watched a completely different QL, or AA is just carrying some weird Brad grudge.
664  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Starbound on: December 06, 2013, 03:05:15 PM

Quote from: msduncan on December 06, 2013, 02:53:03 PM


AA is using sarcasm to rip that reviewer a new one because he thinks he's an idiot.

Ok... so I jumped to another planet.  This one is arid and has a lot of copper and coal deposits.  It gets cold at night and I have to huddle around a campfire to stay alive.  I stumbled across an underground base belonging to some bizarre looking life forms.  They were aggressive, so I wiped them out and stole all of their goods.   They had some great stuff, including tents and floodlights that I can use for base camps.   I looted a lot of pixels.  If they had possessed beam weapons I wouldn't have been able to take them, but they didn't so I was victorious.

Packing up now to jump to another planet.   I'm staying on level 1 planets for now.   I was able to craft some copper armor - not a complete set.  More later!   

But the GB guys seemed to like it....
665  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Starbound on: December 06, 2013, 12:36:58 PM
Having watched the quick look, one, Brad is just watching over some ones shoulder as he isn't playing the game, and two, I have no idea what AA is going on about...
666  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 05, 2013, 12:20:03 PM
And both XB1 and PS4 have outsold the WiiU LTD in the UK now, so its launch couldn't have been that great.   

Didn't they also price cut the WiiU in its first three months?   I ll check when I'm at a computer.
667  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 05, 2013, 12:14:14 PM
I just recall Wii U being very easy to get at launch.  There were GAF threads and they talked about just going to a store and buying it on the Bombcasts around its launch.  I don't remember it being anything like what we see this year.
668  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 05, 2013, 03:22:48 AM
Are we sure on those Wii U numbers, that those are sold through and not shipped?
669  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: December 04, 2013, 12:51:19 AM

Quote from: Purge on December 04, 2013, 12:39:57 AM

and given the abysmal rate of their sales (according to others on this board),

Strangely the only people saying that are #GTteamxbox...
670  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 03, 2013, 05:55:58 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 03, 2013, 05:49:03 PM

we did?

Look up

From what one would call a reputable source
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with more than one million consoles sold through worldwide in less than 24 hours
http://news.xbox.com/2013/11/xbox-one-biggest-launch-in-xbox-history

Now you can argue we haven't seen the numbers with an additional week of sales, and that is true, but I highly doubt MS was able resupply a million consoles in a week's time.
671  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 03, 2013, 04:28:11 PM

Quote from: msduncan on December 03, 2013, 03:58:16 PM

Quote from: The Grue on December 03, 2013, 03:20:15 PM

Quote from: TiLT on December 03, 2013, 07:47:55 AM

According to Andrew House in a live stream just now (no written source yet that I can find), the PS4 has sold more than 2.1 million units worldwide as of the 1st of December.

Edit: Now with source.

But...but....what about XBox One selling more on Black Friday??!?!?!  LOL. 

Before you strut around peacock proud, let's wait for the global sales for Xbone.

Do you think MS shipped or held back a million units for a week?
672  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: December 03, 2013, 02:13:28 PM

Quote from: Soulchilde on December 03, 2013, 10:36:44 AM

My advance replacement still hasn't shipped.. Called CS last night and they couldn't give me any information.  My My Device page states I should have my return unit between 11/30 - 12/3. Well today is 12/3 and if I don't have a replacement today I might have to turn to Amazon to see if I can get a replacement  and dispute the 530.00 hold on my CC @#$(*&%

That sucks.
673  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: December 03, 2013, 04:09:01 AM
Check out this prognostic grenade of mine
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=1400269353548277
674  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: December 02, 2013, 09:01:01 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on December 02, 2013, 08:57:45 PM

TiLT, you haven't been able to get your Harmony Ultimate to work with the PS4, right?

Word is, nothing is working, remote-wise.

I was all ready to upgrade to the Ultimate from the One, too, even with it's bizarre button placement (and no skip feature).

I got my TV remote working via HDCP for simple functions.
675  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: December 02, 2013, 09:00:18 PM

Quote from: Caine on December 02, 2013, 08:52:42 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 02, 2013, 07:32:38 PM

interesting numbers.

yeah.  interested in seeing total availability and game attach rate.

No numbers, but here's last weeks sales in the UK.
http://www.chart-track.co.uk/index.jsp?c=p/software/uk/latest/index_test.jsp&ct=110032
676  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 02, 2013, 08:09:53 PM

Quote from: msduncan on December 02, 2013, 08:08:41 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on December 02, 2013, 07:58:37 PM

Quote from: msduncan on December 02, 2013, 07:25:25 PM


Meaningless stat, and I'm not sure how accurate anyways.  Black Friday is pretty much irrelevant when both consoles launched within two weeks of it,  I doubt this has any meaningful impact on the November sales numbers.  Has MS even broken 1 million in the US yet?


LOL seriously?   They broke 1 million in the first 24 hours....
In the US are you sure?  Because all the articles said 1 Million worldwide, which is a fair bit different.

From what one would call a reputable source
Quote
with more than one million consoles sold through worldwide in less than 24 hours
http://news.xbox.com/2013/11/xbox-one-biggest-launch-in-xbox-history

And hey, and article with a bit different take on that BF report
http://techland.time.com/2013/12/02/did-microsofts-xbox-one-really-beat-sonys-playstation-4-in-black-friday-sales/
677  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2920 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 02, 2013, 07:58:37 PM

Quote from: msduncan on December 02, 2013, 07:25:25 PM


Meaningless stat, and I'm not sure how accurate anyways.  Black Friday is pretty much irrelevant when both consoles launched within two weeks of it,  I doubt this has any meaningful impact on the November sales numbers.  Has MS even broken 1 million in the US yet?
678  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/XB1/PS3/PS4/Wii U/PC]Assassin's Creed IV:Black Flag on: December 02, 2013, 06:59:13 PM
Yeah, I don't lack for money, I lack for wood and metal...
679  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Mario outsold Knack on: December 02, 2013, 06:54:12 PM

Quote from: Roguetad on December 02, 2013, 05:17:11 PM

Knack should have been a PS+ title from the start.  Resogun + Knack. 

But then it wouldn't have outsold Mario in the UK...
680  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Mario outsold Knack on: December 02, 2013, 06:53:45 PM

His source was the PS4 fastest selling console in UK history article
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-12-02-ps4-fastest-selling-console-in-uk-history

Quote
PS4 exclusive Knack debuts at 13 ahead of Super Mario 3D World on Wii U at 14. Yes, Knack sold more than Mario.
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