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961  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 9 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 07, 2013, 12:12:49 AM
Another NBA2k14 vid.  Game probably deserves its own thread, I'm just not enough of basketball fan to create it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BJR6z1W7Ew&feature=youtu.be
962  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 9 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 06, 2013, 06:25:38 PM
So maybe Xbox music isn't free?

963  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1]Killer Instinct F2P on: November 06, 2013, 03:33:48 PM
Some long time XBL subscribers are getting notified that they will get Killer Instinct (all characters unlocked) for free, it's pretty unclear what the criteria for qualifying are at this point, but some folks here surely will get it I think.
964  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 9 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 06, 2013, 02:30:44 PM
The biggest problem with both Music Unlimited and Xbox Music is that they are not Spotify.  Just give me Spotify on consoles ya goofs!
965  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: GTOfficial PS3 Network Name REQUEST THREAD on: November 05, 2013, 09:34:58 PM
Hmm, I'm already managing a google doc for PSN IDs for another forum now so I'd prefer someone else do it here...hint hint.
966  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 10 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 05, 2013, 08:40:18 PM
That Mark Rubin interview has already been GIFd eek
967  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 10 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 05, 2013, 08:16:31 PM
Mark Rubin is not allowed to talk about which console is more powerful
http://metro.co.uk/2013/11/05/call-of-duty-ghosts-mark-rubin-interview-there-are-things-that-were-not-allowed-to-talk-about-4173810/

Quote
GC: So the obvious assumption from all this is that the PlayStation 4 is definitely more powerful than the Xbox One, is that true?

MR: [acting very embarrassed] I canít answer that.

GC: You canít answer it on a technical level or because youíre being diplomatic?

MR: Canít answer that.

GC: You canít say whether youíre avoiding the question for diplomatic reasons?

MR: [embarrassed] I just canít say anythingÖ

[Even the attending PR guy is looking embarrassed by this point]

PR guy: Itís very hard for us to beÖ

GC: Are the console manufacturers leaning on you to avoid these sort of questions?

MR: [unsure - speaking to PR guy] I donít know if thatÖ

MR: [even more embarrassed to us] Yeah, thereís things that weÖ We sign NDAs with the first parties [i.e. Microsoft and Sony - GC] and there are things that weíre not allowed to talk about.

GC: So when John Carmack and Shinji Mikami say the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are almost identical, is that something you could agree with?

MR: HmmÖ I would say thatís a bit inaccurate but I wouldnít be able to tell you any detail of why thatís inaccurate.

GC: For diplomatic reasons?

MR: Yes.

GC: Okay, thatís fine. I think we can all read between those lines. But thatís absurd, how can they not except any journalist, any reasonable journalist, not to ask that question? Itís what everyone wants to know.

MR: [still feeling very awkward] The key thing is we try to focus people away from that sort of thing and try to focus them on the fact that the game is fun no matter what platform itís on.
968  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3/PC/Wii U/PS4/XB1]Call of Duty:Ghosts on: November 05, 2013, 02:23:42 PM
Crossgen comparison video
http://www.ign.com/videos/2013/11/05/call-of-duty-ghosts-current-gen-vs-next-gen
969  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 11 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 05, 2013, 02:14:16 AM
NFS: Rivals is now a PS4 launch day game...again.  That delay to launch the PS4 version and XB1 version on XB1 launch day seemed kind of silly.
970  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: November 04, 2013, 10:46:25 PM
The specific guy in question saying they're overheating didn't get one, he just wants a free PS4 it seems.
971  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: November 04, 2013, 07:22:55 PM
High res 60fps video of multiplayer dowload.
http://www.killzone.com/kz3/en_US/blog/news/2013-11-04_new-hq-footage.html
Direct link
http://killzone.dl.playstation.net/killzone/kzsf_multiplayer/KZSF_HIGHTBITRATE_H264.zip
972  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 11 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 04, 2013, 06:43:52 PM
There's a whole series of LotR 720 gifs, I'll try and find the others.
973  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 11 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 04, 2013, 03:57:07 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on November 04, 2013, 03:54:43 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on November 04, 2013, 01:30:35 PM

Yeah, I don't understand the indie game emphasis. It's probably because I already have two platforms to play cheap indie titles on - a PC and an iPad. Lord knows I don't need a $400 console on top of it to play games like that. I can see why people without a PC would be into it, but for me personally it's not much of an incentive.



this.  plus I imagine I'll be able to get them at a cheaper price quicker than the price will drop on XBL/PsN.

Nothing cheaper than free, which is what some of them will eventually be on PS+
974  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: GTOfficial PS3 Network Name REQUEST THREAD on: November 04, 2013, 02:35:12 PM
So I mostly neglected my my PS3 friends list and did most of my gaming on the 360, but looks like I'm going to be primarly on the PS4 this go around so I better take some measures to fix that, PSN id below.  

forgeforsaken

Should we create a new thread for PS4?
975  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 12 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 04, 2013, 02:06:53 PM
So many indie games these days are love letters to old console games too so it's only fitting to be able to play them on a console.
976  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3/PC/Wii U/PS4/XB1]Call of Duty:Ghosts on: November 04, 2013, 01:06:11 AM

Quote from: Roman on November 04, 2013, 12:59:45 AM

I really hope that xbone version has dedicated servers - I grow tired of losing 1v1s and reliving the Han Solo debate.

I believe all versions of the game are getting dedicated servers this time out.

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/10/07/call-of-duty-ghosts-to-use-dedicated-servers-on-all-platforms
977  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: November 03, 2013, 11:49:59 PM
Well it's not all roses.  Th co-op mode is going to be paid dlc it looks like.
978  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: November 02, 2013, 09:10:20 PM
Only got one of those videos downloaded but it makes it pretty clear that Youtube just isn't going to cut it for showing off next-gen stuff.  Hopefully the game sites step up their players.
979  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 14 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 01, 2013, 07:30:36 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on November 01, 2013, 07:24:32 PM

The new Killzone looks so pretty, but I know next to nothing about the series.  Are the previous titles worth playing?  Start with with the first, or the most recent?

I think you can pretty much skip straight to Shadow Fall.  It takes place something like 30+ years after the previous games. 
Killzone 2 also had one of the most aggressively annoying characters as one of your team mates in the history of video games.  At one point playing that game I spent over a minute just knifing him in the face, sadly there was no damage from friendly fire   icon_frown

The older games were also more of CoD style corridor shooter, whereas the new game looks a bit more Crysis like with open levels and multiple approaches to objectives.  I actually think it looks a lot improved from a gameplay point of view based on the trailers.
980  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 14 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 01, 2013, 07:17:00 PM
The plan was just got get Killzone  and the PS+ games and to wait until Xmas, but with that Target deal and rumors of Amazon matching it, I'll probably grab two more.  Maybe BF4 and AC4 if I can tack them on to my Amazon preorder, or if I got to Target I'll add Knack or NBA2k14 or maybe something else.  Have to see how it all shakes out.
981  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Killzone Shadow Fall on: November 01, 2013, 04:13:05 PM
This game takes place 30 years later or some such, so I think we are safe from Rico, cameo at best I'd guess.
982  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 01, 2013, 02:47:48 AM

Quote from: msduncan on November 01, 2013, 02:43:17 AM

Quote from: Canuck on November 01, 2013, 02:31:06 AM

Quote from: msduncan on November 01, 2013, 02:22:55 AM

Quote from: Canuck on October 31, 2013, 10:56:22 PM

Quote from: Chrisoc13 on October 31, 2013, 07:49:33 PM

Struck a nerve with the club Sony comment eh? Just stating what I saw as I read through this thread.  Get mad if you want I guess just a comment from an observer reading through.  Carry on don't let me interrupt your regularly scheduled console war haha
Two posts in a row with absolutely no worthwhile content. You're on a roll!

Let's review the gameplan team:

1.  Post positive PS4 news.   (this is 100% ok and I'm totally for it, the only one on the list I'm good with)
2.  Post negative Xbone news
3.  Jump at the chance to dive into discussion about how negative the news is for Xbone even though you aren't buying one
4.  Pretend to be 'non partisan' and innocent.   I mean the other people that think you are shitting on their console of choice are overly sensitive after all.     They are obviously either ignorant or overreacting.  
5.  Throw a post up to demonstrate your superior and magnanimous stature and position of 'neutrality'
6.  Discredit or dismiss any opposing opinions.
7.  News clearly positive for the Xbone and against your theme?   Ask for source.
8.  Source good?    Say it really isn't that important anyway.... not a big deal to you.    Meh.
9.  Get called on being asinine about fanboi tactics?   Accuse person of adding no value, being too sensitive, being part of the problem, or just toss virtual hands up and say 'hey I'm just being a totally neutral and cool dude here!   Don't look at me! "
10.  Accuse accusers of being 'crazy', 'adding no value', 'hey look!  people are rolly eyeing you'
11.  Virtual high five other club members and continue back to 1

And no, this isn't directed only at Canuck.   I'm NOT going to get into the business of naming names, like Canuck, Forgeforsaken, Tilt..........

The fact that you've gone to the effort if writing this whole thing shows that you're way too into it. You're way too defensive for someone who is getting both consoles. You're even slamming your own console purchase ("haha no Titanfall for ps4!") just to spite others. It's time to take a step back.
TiLT has posted lots of negative xbox news because there's been an embarrassment of riches in that regard. But he also consistently posts negative Sony news as well.

Reference items #4 and #12

I'm glad you're owning up to pretending to be non-partisan, that ruse of yours was getting old.
983  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: Re: Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 01, 2013, 02:29:11 AM

Quote from: msduncan on November 01, 2013, 02:22:55 AM

Quote from: Canuck on October 31, 2013, 10:56:22 PM

Quote from: Chrisoc13 on October 31, 2013, 07:49:33 PM

Struck a nerve with the club Sony comment eh? Just stating what I saw as I read through this thread.  Get mad if you want I guess just a comment from an observer reading through.  Carry on don't let me interrupt your regularly scheduled console war haha
Two posts in a row with absolutely no worthwhile content. You're on a roll!

Let's review the gameplan team:

1.  Post positive PS4 news.   (this is 100% ok and I'm totally for it, the only one on the list I'm good with)
2.  Post negative Xbone news
3.  Jump at the chance to dive into discussion about how negative the news is for Xbone even though you aren't buying one
4.  Pretend to be 'non partisan' and innocent.   I mean the other people that think you are shitting on their console of choice are overly sensitive after all.     They are obviously either ignorant or overreacting.  
5.  Throw a post up to demonstrate your superior and magnanimous stature and position of 'neutrality'
6.  Discredit or dismiss any opposing opinions.
7.  News clearly positive for the Xbone and against your theme?   Ask for source.
8.  Source good?    Say it really isn't that important anyway.... not a big deal to you.    Meh.
9.  Get called on being asinine about fanboi tactics?   Accuse person of adding no value, being too sensitive, being part of the problem, or just toss virtual hands up and say 'hey I'm just being a totally neutral and cool dude here!   Don't look at me! "
10.  Accuse accusers of being 'crazy', 'adding no value', 'hey look!  people are rolly eyeing you'
11.  Virtual high five other club members and continue back to 1

And no, this isn't directed only at Canuck.   I'm NOT going to get into the business of naming names, like Canuck, Forgeforsaken, Tilt..........
Roll Eyes
984  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 31, 2013, 11:27:45 PM
There's two types of third party exclusives really.  There's the good ones where the company basically helps fund a game that wouldn't get made otherwise, like Bayonetta 2 on Wii U, or Dead Rising 3 on the XB1 (at least that's the impression I've gotten from Capcom), and then there's the shitty ones where a company pays out to prevent a game that would be on multiple platforms from being able to.  Pretty much all the players do both types, but I'd really rather see more of the first and less of the second.
985  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 31, 2013, 09:31:54 PM
Feh, I remember the Atari *Vision wars

986  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: October 31, 2013, 06:50:36 PM

Quote from: msduncan on October 31, 2013, 06:48:12 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on October 31, 2013, 06:35:55 PM

On the plus side of Origin- you can return the game if it sucks.

Wait... what?   Seriously?
Within 24 hours.  They have a "great game" guarantee.
http://www.origin.com/news/origin-great-game-guarantee
987  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 31, 2013, 04:55:25 PM

Quote from: Chrisoc13 on October 31, 2013, 04:21:23 PM

Yk I agree with you 100 percent.  I was actually laughing reading people's responses to your rumors. So predictable.  But of course people don't even see the humor in their responds.  Carry on club Sony.  Both systems will be great and successful.

FFS it has nothing to do with being pro-Sony or anti-MS it has to do with reputable sources and credible rumors v things that some dweeb pulls out their ass, and what do you know most of the credible rumors from reputable sources have in fact been confirmed.
988  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: October 31, 2013, 03:06:49 PM
Putting some speculation to rest (note Yellowking, speculation and rumors are different)

PC version out the same day as Xbox, does not require Windows 8.
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2013/10/30/titanfall-pc-release-same-as-xbox-no-windows-8/
989  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: October 31, 2013, 02:10:06 PM
If you look at Yosp's twitter things are already trending to a change.  Sony have been very fast in responding to the uproar.
990  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 31, 2013, 11:56:33 AM
There's a difference between rumors from reputable sources and those from folks just making shit up.  Generally the stuff that's been posted here has been the former, and many of us have made a point to detail the source and their history of accuracy.   I mean YK you really are doing some gymnastics lately.   Are there all kinds if crazy rumors that are bullshit on the internet,yes,  have most of the rumors posted here by members turned out to be accurate, yes,
991  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 31, 2013, 01:26:11 AM

Quote from: msduncan on October 31, 2013, 01:20:18 AM


Just thought of something --  even if that launch day patch that Hetz downloaded is legit (and if it was I was going to do the same thing), he won't be able to put it on a USB drive to install it.
You can.

Will I be able to install system software update 1.50 via a USB drive?

Yes, you will be able to download the firmware to your PC and transfer it to PS4 using a USB memory stick. However, to use the USB method the first time you take PS4 out of the box and before installing system software update 1.50, you’ll need to enable safe mode. When PS4 is powered off, press and hold the Power Button for seven seconds to enter safe mode. Note: Users should only update using official files downloaded from PlayStation.com.
992  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 31, 2013, 01:01:52 AM
Never even saw some of those, and some of those have been confirmed.  The Titanfall PS4 one WAS true until recently, Respawn's tweets confirm that pretty much, but the deal changed, but it was true at the time.
993  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 30, 2013, 10:15:51 PM
In regards to MP3s, they are listening
994  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 30, 2013, 10:08:11 PM
So I got my DS4 today.  It's pretty nice but nothing earth shattering. PC support is a bit messy right now, but I did try it out in a few games on PC as well as PS3 (where it also works for a bunch of games if you wire it in).   It's definitely way better than the DS3.  For dpad based games like Volgar I like it a lot better than the 360 controller.  For analogue stick games I think I may still like the 360 controller slightly better, but it's very very close.  It's certainly not like the DS3 v 360 where the 360 controller was a clear cut winner.  I think for this coming generation, controller preference as a deciding factor on games is going to be not much of a factor (assuming the XB1 controller is about the same as the 360) I could use the DS4 pretty interchangeably with the 360 controller based off of first impressions.

Opinions subject to change as I get more time with it.
995  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 30, 2013, 07:44:44 PM
For the fanboy wars, a funny video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnoiCP4MReU
996  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 30, 2013, 06:46:12 PM
Mark Rubin of IW just confirmed the CoD res rumor.

Quote
Hey, been on the road last couple weeks so havenít had a chance to update, but wanted to confirm that for Xbox One weíre 1080p upscaled from 720p. And, weíre native 1080p on PS4.  We optimized each console to hit 60 FPS and the game looks great on both. Still on the road, but glad to see the great reception to Extinction.  Canít wait for next week's launch.
https://twitter.com/IWMarkRubin/status/395618217592631297
997  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 30, 2013, 06:23:18 PM
For MP3s, XB1 maybe too, but unclear.  Some confusing posts on twitter from some journalists, I really wouldn't read anything into it yet.

I hope PS4 ends up supporting Spotify or Pandora at least and I can use those as an alternative. I already have a Spotify sub, so I'd hate to have to double dip for Music Unlimited.  I could probably live without it as I didn't use it that often on 360, but I did find it rather nice to have with certain games...blah. 
998  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 30, 2013, 06:15:37 PM

Quote from: msduncan on October 30, 2013, 06:03:12 PM

GWitta tweets
Sadly not a debunk, he didn't use the functionality that was supposedly causing issues (snap while in game).  He discussed the stuff he played around with in a GAF thread and specifically said he didn't try the Snap feature.  Post in question
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?p=87991551&highlight=#post87991551
999  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 30, 2013, 06:04:52 PM
Also, in the bad news on PS4 front it sounds like you will need a subscription to Music Unlimited if you want to use custom soundtracks.  Seems it might not play MP3s either, which seems a bit foolish.

Via the FAQ
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2013/10/30/ps4-the-ultimate-faq-north-america/
1000  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 30, 2013, 06:00:10 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on October 30, 2013, 05:51:04 PM

It's not just that the news was more negative against Xbox, it was that most of it was rumor-based and most of *that* turned out to be discredited or overblown.

No, most of it has turned out to be accurate.  The BF4 res was called exactly.  CoD hasn't been confirmed yet but also looks highly likely to be true.  Maybe peoples interpretations of what the res difference would mean etc was overblown but the rumors from the reputable sources were in fact not discredited or overblown.
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