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7441  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 28, 2007, 05:58:45 PM

Quote from: CSL on April 28, 2007, 05:58:02 AM

JEFF COWAN FTW!!!!!!!!

CANUCKS WIN!

Great game and great to see Marcus Naslund finally get a goal. Another goaltender show case.
7442  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The circle is complete, Sony is making money. on: April 28, 2007, 05:46:20 PM

Quote from: Gratch on April 28, 2007, 04:58:45 PM

Quote from: Kobra on April 28, 2007, 12:32:08 AM

PS3 is a flop, its dead and done unless something dramatic happens.

The "something dramatic" will be when the AAA titles from the AAA franchises are released.  The question becomes, will there be enough support for the system at that point for anyone to care?

To be honest, the lack of AAA titles from both MS & Sony baffles me.   Outside of Gears of War and maybe Guitar Hero, where are the big system sellers for either console?  There's no GTA, no Halo, no Final Fantasy, no Metal Gear, nothing from any of the series that are all but proven to sell more systems.  Hell, even the new IP's that are considered heavy hitters have been ridiculously slow in coming (i.e. Lair, Mass Effect, Assassin's Creed).  I know they're all on the way, but it seems like both systems are sure taking their sweet time.

Gotta hand it to the big N.  At least they're smart enough to release something from their flagship franchises (i.e. Mario & Zelda) quickly to keep people interested.

Nintendo has no choice in regards to releasing their own AAA games as 3rd party support for their consoles has been poor since the N64. Whereas MS and Sony both had excellent 3rd party support last console gen. The support for the XBox in particular was phenomenal considering MS only sold about 25 million units.
3rd party support seems to be continuing for the 360, but I'd agree that it's waning for the PS3.
7443  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS2] Tomb Raider Anniversary screens on: April 27, 2007, 08:49:23 PM
Damn, for a PS2 game those graphics look great! Since I liked TR: Legends so much it's safe to say I'm in; probably a 1st day purchase.
7444  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Nintendo - still making a profit! on: April 27, 2007, 06:17:21 PM

Quote from: Kevin Grey on April 27, 2007, 01:06:15 PM

Quote from: kronovan on April 26, 2007, 09:08:00 PM

1st what they should do. With the large install base they're accumulating, they need to buy new development studios that can produce AAA games.

Perhaps not AAA, but Nintendo evidently just purchased Monolith Software, makers of the Xenosaga and Baten Kaitos series, as well as the dev on their upcoming Disaster: Day of Crisis.  This is pretty significant because it gives them an experienced in-house JRPG arm, especially since they lost Camelot, developers of the Golden Sun series. 

Damn, I didn't hear about this. This is just the type of studio Nintendo needs to buy. While not AAA, Monolith definitely makes AA quality JRPG's. Add a few more like this and they'll be able to keep the flow of titles coming.  icon_wink thumbsup
7445  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 27, 2007, 02:30:53 PM

Quote from: Ragnarok on April 27, 2007, 12:58:52 AM

YES! 5-3

EDIT:WOOOOOOOOOOOoooooooooooooo!  Round one, Senators!



Dang I forgot the game was on so I missed it.  icon_eek  But yeah... GO Senators!
7446  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist: ATB Sole Parent Weekend Edition 27apr07 on: April 27, 2007, 02:15:26 PM
My son got me to dust off Everything or Nothing in anticipation of some weekend co-op play.

I just picked up Batallion Wars last Friday, so we'll tag team on it.

Then the usual Star Wars fix with Battle Front 2 and Lego Star Wars II
7447  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What happened to Gamerankings.com? on: April 27, 2007, 02:06:17 PM

Quote from: Gratch on April 27, 2007, 01:33:20 PM

Since it's now been down for 2 weeks, my guess is that Gamerankings is not coming back.   What a bummer.  Their "top rated" lists were extremely handy when picking up a new system.   It was also really useful to have not only all the reviews, but also all the preview articles in one easy to find place.

 icon_cry

EDIT:  Scratch that, I guess it's back.  Really strange though.  If I type in gamerankings.com, I get the "sorry we're off-line message".  However, if I type in www.gamerankings.com, then it comes up just fine.  Odd..

I've also encountered some strange things while entering a URL to access the site. Sometimes when I enter gamerankings.com my session of IE attempts to access http://www.gamespot.com/gamerankings; WTF? .
It's great the sites back, but unfotunately the hyperlinks for some games don't currenlty work; I'm sure it will be ironed out in time.
7448  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Nintendo - still making a profit! on: April 26, 2007, 09:08:00 PM

Quote from: Tebunker on April 26, 2007, 06:25:00 PM

This is great and all, but my main question is what will Nintendo do now that they are coming back to relevance? What can we expect if they become a market leader.

What they should do is different than what they probably will do.

1st what they should do. With the large install base they're accumulating, they need to buy new development studios that can produce AAA games. In a nutshell, they need to find and purchase a new studio that's the equivalent of the old Rare of the N64 days; they'll probably need to buy more than 1. Having a consistent stream of AAA titles will help them keep market momentum with the Wii. As it appears now, if they rely on 3rd parties the quality titles aren't going to materialize. On another note, if Nintendo's given a quarantee form a 3rd party for the development of an AAA quality title, i.e. Capcom's RE4 for the Cube, Nintendo needs to put some solid marketing behind it.

Now what they'll likely do. As I mentioned once before in a different thread, Nintendo can be their own worst enemies. The AAA quality they deliver for the majority of their titles makes some 3rd parties nervous about heavily committing new games with long development cycles. A number of 3rd parties have complained in the past about only Nintendo's own titles selling well on their consoles. Even thought the Wii is proving to be wildly more successful than the N64 and the Cube, this sentiment will probably continue at least through 2008.

My concern is that Nintendo will hold off with purchasing new studios in order to appease this concern from 3rd parties. As is apparent with a majority of the titles that have been produced for the DS, 3rd parties are very content to ship low quality shovelware for Nintendo systems. My concern is that Nintendo will hold off with developing new IP's and the 3rd party won't deliver. If you consider that Reggie Fils-Aims considers his 3rd party Wii relationship with Ubisoft to be a good one, this is a legitimate cause for concern.

It's ironic, but what was a good plan of action for the N64 and Gamecube is going to prove to be a bad plan of action for the Wii. Nintendo has got to get the quality out there, because not enough 3rd parties are. I'd like to say it more diplomatically, but if you consider how few 3rd parties have produced AAA and AA quality titles for the 40 million + selling DS, all I can say is fuck them!
7449  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Krazy Ken Kutaragi Kuits Kompany on: April 26, 2007, 07:52:55 PM
His supercomputer quote about the PS3 is almost identical to the supercomputer quote /  claim he made about the PS2. I guess there's a Sony superdupercomputer born every console generation.  icon_confused

At least Sony's being quick about it and not dragging Krazy Ken's tenure out like Nintendo did with Yamauchi.
7450  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 26, 2007, 07:14:44 AM

Quote from: CSL on April 26, 2007, 04:21:54 AM

Quote from: kronovan on April 26, 2007, 03:27:33 AM

On another off Topic comment; my general impressions of the quality of the Canadian Broadcast Corporation's Internet hockey broadcast.

I'm here at work crunching to make a deadline for tomorrow, so I have the radio broadcast on. During the 1st intermission I fire up my 2nd computer so that I can watch the replays on the CBC's online broadcast. The game's now in the 2nd period and the pregame show is still being played on the online broadcast; WTF!?!?!?!?!?!
I've heard of Internet lag but this is a freaking time warp!
First I'm unable to watch the games last week because I was connecting from the US and now this bullshit. This is the crap that we get to spend our tax dollars on; what joy!
That planned letter to the CBC and my Member of Parliament is gaining content like a runaway snowball.  icon_evil

Game footage isn't on the same page as the pre-game/post-game...

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup2007/streams/


I did go to the Streams page and the feed was still screwed up!
Anyways bummer about tonights game, hope they play better next game.
7451  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 26, 2007, 03:27:33 AM
On another off Topic comment; my general impressions of the quality of the Canadian Broadcast Corporation's Internet hockey broadcast.

I'm here at work crunching to make a deadline for tomorrow, so I have the radio broadcast on. During the 1st intermission I fire up my 2nd computer so that I can watch the replays on the CBC's online broadcast. The game's now in the 2nd period and the pregame show is still being played on the online broadcast; WTF!?!?!?!?!?!
I've heard of Internet lag but this is a freaking time warp!
First I'm unable to watch the games last week because I was connecting from the US and now this bullshit. This is the crap that we get to spend our tax dollars on; what joy!
That planned letter to the CBC and my Member of Parliament is gaining content like a runaway snowball.  icon_evil
7452  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 26, 2007, 03:16:27 AM

Quote from: CSL on April 26, 2007, 02:21:22 AM

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!

Jeff Cowan!

Too bad it was followed by 3 unanswered goals by the Ducks frown
7453  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Mario and Zelda-I Just Don't Get It... on: April 25, 2007, 11:40:08 PM
As is the case with some of the others that have already replied, it isn't previous experience with the game or nostalgia for me as the 1st Zelda game I played was LOZ: OOT and the 1st Mario game was Mario 64. What I think really makes the game stand out is the following:

Story and Pacing: the games are very well structured and there stories unfold very effectively. The Zelda stories have a real epic feel to them which make you -well at least me- want to play them to the finish. The pacing has a bit of a down side in that disruptions to the game flow can really spoil things. With Zelda games I really recommend referring to a game guide or cheats if you ever get hung up. The puzzles in some of the Zelda games can be quite challenging or not overly apparent and these game are ruined if you can't keep the story and plot flowing.

Humour: There's a lot of  humour in Mario and Zelda games and some of it's very clever. Some of it can be a bit silly, but it still done well enough to always make the game fun.

Quality: These franchises are the most bug free out of any game series I've ever played. Playing a Zelda or a Mario game you can really tell that the development team obsessed over it with a lot of attention to detail.

Not Genre Restricted: By this I mean that the Mario and Zelda series games can't always be pigeon holed into a specific genre. There's often different elements of action, adventure, platforming and even light role-playing. This makes these games appeal to players of varying interests and a variety of age groups.

I'd agree that these games may not be for everyone and that there are other series that equal them in quality; Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy come to mind. I think their sales success is a direct reflection of what I highlighted above and there really isn't much mystery to the large numbers.
7454  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare?? on: April 25, 2007, 11:00:55 PM

Quote from: Kevin Grey on April 25, 2007, 10:39:08 PM

However, HBO just greenlit the Pacfiic sequel to Band of Brothers so expect to see a rash of Pacific themed games started about a year after it airs.

One can only hope that this along with the recent Flags of our Fathers film will stimulate some proper treatement of this theatre for a quality shooter.
This still doesn't address the problem of there being zilch shooters themed on the Korean war. I guess the Korean campaign really was the forgotten war.  icon_frown
7455  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare?? on: April 25, 2007, 06:54:57 PM

Quote from: Tebunker on April 25, 2007, 06:31:53 PM

My biggest issues with WWII shooters is that they don't vary the Theatres enough. The Pacific has barely been touched in games, and some of the biggest and best battles were fought along the Pacific Midway.

Exactly. To the best of my knowledge there hasn't been a WWII shooter that takes you from the landings on the beaches of Iwo Jima to the moment the flag was placed on the mountain top; um... I mean the actual 1st flag, not the 2nd  photo op one. And that's just one example of many WWII pacific battles that haven't been covered.
And WTF about there being no Korean war based shooter! That war had some of the most grueling and amazing land battles in it.
7456  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / [CDN] MGM James Bond Titles on Sale at Futureshop Stores on: April 25, 2007, 06:15:44 PM
Futureshop stores are selling the MGM re-releases of the single DVD James Bond titles for $9.99 CDN. All discs are remastered and come with both DD 5.1 and DTS sound. This is an in-store offer only; not available from website. I picked up Goldfinger, Thunderball, For Your Eyes Only and Goldeneye and the can say that the quality for all of them is very good. The Thunderball disc in particular just blew me away; couldn't believe my eyes and ears that I was watching a 1965 movie.

Some of the titles available are:

Goldfinger
Goldeneye
The Man with the Golden Gun
Thunderball
The Spy Who Loved me
For Your Eyes Only
From Russia with Love
Die Another Day

The titles available may vary from store to store.
7457  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Vanguard on: April 25, 2007, 05:35:34 PM
I played the trial but didn't continue because, as a number of posters have already said, the game was released before it was ready. The game lacked proper optimization in a number of key areas, which really diminished it's playability. I found it amazing that the lead designer at Sigil admitted as much publicly in an interview and in a very cocky way at that.

I think the game has a lot to offer and will eventually be well worth playing; great to play a game that has a kick ass healer / caster class re. the Disciple! My concern however is that the game world is so big that by the time it's really ready for the masses, there won't be enough players to give it a decent sized population.

I've found that you have to be patient with ambitious MMORPG's like this and consider returning to them at a future date. Playing the trial got me hungry for a new MMORPG, which eventually led to me to trying Dungeons & Dragons Online once again.  I played DDO about a year ago shortly after it's release and lasted only about a month before giving up. I've now been playing for about 2 months and the difference between the current game and that of a year ago is night and day. The game has improved significantly in almost every area and I'm enjoying it very much now. I think the same will be true for Vanguard, give it a year and it will most likely be a much better experience.
7458  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So I'm checking out Kotaku ... (ad related). on: April 25, 2007, 03:05:12 PM
Yes well...it's like this...he's an artist from Montreal...  Roll Eyes
7459  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Mechassault 2 Live play.... on: April 24, 2007, 06:06:01 PM
I'd be up for this as well. I haven't playe MA2 in a while but I'll dust it off tonight. smile
7460  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 24, 2007, 04:36:22 AM

Quote from: ScubaV on April 24, 2007, 04:03:14 AM

If your team lost in the first round watch this video.  It should help raise your spirits a little.

http://geekologie.com/2007/04/junior_hockey_fight.php

LOL It's moments like this that made sitting bleary eyed in the bleachers, downing endless cups of coffee at 5:00 in the morning all worth while. I'll never forget the time my oldest son and his teamates came up with the idea of taking turns holding a puck in their mouth and diving in on net to score  icon_lol
7461  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 24, 2007, 03:45:39 AM
Goodbye Dallas !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
7462  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 24, 2007, 03:21:10 AM
LOU, LOU, LOU, LOU!!!!! Outright freaking theft on that save!!!!
7463  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 24, 2007, 03:16:59 AM
Yah, yah Linden. Come on Canucsk get another one!!!!!!
7464  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 24, 2007, 02:51:49 AM

Quote from: CSL on April 24, 2007, 02:29:41 AM

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yah it was a nice goal at an important time. Now if they can just get another one.
7465  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (4/23) on: April 23, 2007, 03:44:17 PM
Most likely Pokemon Diamond or Pearl this Friday.
I picked up FF VI and Batallion Wars on Friday so those along with my backlog will keep me more than enought occupied.
7466  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: What Was the Best James Bond Song? on: April 22, 2007, 10:49:06 PM

Quote from: Destructor on April 22, 2007, 10:10:18 PM

While I voted for Live and Let Die, I truly meant to vote for the Guns N' Roses 'remix' of the song. biggrin

I'd say that still counts. In a comparison like this I think we're mostly considering the actual composition as opposed to the production. If we were to focus on production there's no way 'For Your Eyes Only' would be in the poll, as the instrument arrangement for that song was weak.
7467  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Official "ZOMG Hi2u Pokemans Trading!!1!" Thread (Plus Impressions) on: April 22, 2007, 10:11:38 PM

Quote from: Godzilla Blitz on April 22, 2007, 09:42:00 PM

Anyone able to comment on whether a five-year-old would be able to play this? Too hard?

There's too much reading in it for a 5 year old IMHO. I've had 2 sons play the Pokemon series and now a daughter that's 7. My daughter has only been able to really enjoy the game this year and she's a fairly advanced reader for her age. That being said my oldest son was able to enjoy the GBC versions at age 5, but he was an extremely advanced reader for his age group.
7468  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I just used the women's restroom on: April 22, 2007, 09:58:38 PM
Cool, but for a real adventure I highly recommend using the ladies restroom when there's really some ladies in there. You know, just for some shits and giggles.  slywink thumbsup
7469  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: In search of: Traditional RPG on: April 22, 2007, 09:43:44 PM
I'd agree with Gellar's recommendation of SoA as well; a great TB-RPG game that was better than the original DreamCast release. I'd also 2nd Final Fantasy X, even though it's a bit linear it's still an excellent game. You also might enjoy the card-based Baten Kaitos GC games. They do have a time limit on moves, but they play and feel very much like a TB-RPG.

If it's both you and your girlfriend that are interested why don't you try some co-op play, and on that note give Tales of Symphonia for GC a whirl. It may be an action RPG, but it definitely has some design elements that would appeal to a TB-RPG fan.
7470  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / What Was the Best James Bond Song? on: April 22, 2007, 08:53:09 PM
Last night I fired up Goldfinger for my brother in-law and nephew since the hockey game was over. During the opening my son commented that the song was really bad and I had to agree; Shirley Bassey's Gold Finger wasn't one of the worst Bond songs ever. This started off a real heated debate between my brother in-law and I over which was the best Bond song ever.

My brother in-law claimed that Sheena Easton's "For Your Eyes Only" was by far the best. Damn him because it brought back memories of my 1st live-in girl friend and how we used to do some close dancing to it at college dances; I found out she died of cancer a few years ago. So after I could wipe the brief tears from my eyes I countered with either "Live and Let Die" or "The Look of Love" as the best Bond songs ever. Then he accused me of dissing the great women Bond composers and said if it wasn't Sheena Easton it had to be Carly Simon's "Nobody Does it Better"; LOL I had completely forgot about that song and yes it's a good one.

Well....the debate went on and on with my nephew giving thumbs up to some of the newer bond songs. After I downloaded a number of MP3's to compare, we all did agree that the 4 above songs were probably the best. I have to admit that I haven't been impressed with the newer Bond themes and the 4 above IMHO at least represent the best songs from the 60's, 70's and 80's. We also couldn't find MP3's for Nancy Sinatra's "You Only live Twice", Gladys Knights "License to Kill" or Sheryl Crow's "Tomorrow Never Dies", so they might be contenders as well.

After all was said and done I'd have to give the nod to "The Look of Love" because it was another song from a theme song composer who has a great track record.  I told my brother in-law that to settle this I'd ask some real experts; so hence this post. My brother in-law insisted that I list "For Your Eyes Only" at the top of the poll, but I refuse to list it above a song composed by one of the 'fab four'; nuff said. So please post your favorites and arguments.

7471  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: NHL 07 Play-by-Play on: April 22, 2007, 03:18:19 AM

Quote from: CSL on April 17, 2007, 11:59:16 PM

Where is Jim Hughson!!!!  eek

CSL I hear you, it's one of the reasons I lost interest in the series. Not that I'm in love with commentary in NHL 2K7. I've only rented EA's NHL series for the last 4 or so releases so I don't even recall who they're using; is it Don Taylor? I loved Hughson's commentary in the older NHL games like 99. I still crack up when I think of his "hooohoo freight train coming through!"  icon_lol

BTW How are you finding the gameplay in NHL 07?  As I said above I only rented it briefly so I'd be interested in hearing your impressions.
7472  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Looking for X-box games for 360.. on: April 22, 2007, 03:04:42 AM
There hasn't been 1 game suggestion so far in this thread that wouldn't be a great purchase; thumbs up to all of them.  icon_wink thumbsup. I'd also suggest trying Phantom Dust as it's an excellent game, has some RPG-like elements and is now BC.
7473  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 22, 2007, 02:47:53 AM

Quote from: gellar on April 22, 2007, 02:29:34 AM

And a cheap shot by Burrows of the Canucks on Morrow.  Some of this stuff is really bullshit... the league needs to do something.

gellar

Well you seem to forget the very cheap, dangerous play the Stars pulled in the 1st 2 games. Just in case you forgot both Cooke and Keslar aren't playing for the Canucks in this series. Interesting how you seem to be very selective in you comments like this, some balance would be appreciated.
7474  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 22, 2007, 02:34:52 AM

Quote from: Jiffy on April 22, 2007, 02:22:16 AM

The Canucks are becoming depressing to watch.

Well if you're talking about tonights game, then I'd tend to agree. I just got in the door in time to catch the 3rd period. I didn't get to see the 1st and only caught a bit of the 2nd while driving back from the airport. From what the CBC commentators are saying the Canucks didn't play much better in the 1st and 2nd periods. I did think this would be a 7 game series so I'm not completely surprised it's come to that; just a bit surprised the Canucks played poorly in this game.

Sounds like another very -away from home- dismal performance by the Flames. I mean 5 - 1 is quite a blow out for a playoff game. Not surprised that things got ugly at the end; would have liked to have seen some of it just no way possible at 36,000 feet  icon_frown
7475  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist 20Apr: ATB @ Calvin's House Splitscreening Gears of War Edition on: April 21, 2007, 12:32:42 AM
I'm flying home from Tulsa to Vancouver tomorrow, so there' ll be lots of DS action. I hope to finish FF III and Castlevania DOS, with some possible play time in SMB. Once I get home I'll probably find some time for NHL 2K3 and Godfather:BH.
Of course having put in a number of 12 hours work days with one of my best customers ever, I might just be too tired to play anything.  icon_confused
7476  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Nintendo Shakes Up The Industry on: April 20, 2007, 10:09:09 PM

Quote from: unbreakable on April 20, 2007, 07:29:45 PM

Now how all these new gamers feel about the system once it's lost it's "new thing smell", I have no idea.  Surely the same mentality is at work with Word of Warcraft, which likewise is grabbing new gamers.  And while many of them don't stick with it, more than enough of them do.

I really like the comparison to WoW that you make here. Just as some people don't understand the mass appeal of the Wii I don't understand the WoW phenomena. I've tried playing it but it's far too much casual oriented, too cookie cutter and too non-challenging to interest me. I know it has mass appeal as I'm constantly reminded of that by local EB and Futureshop employees who literally trip over themselves with excitement discussing the thrills and challenges it has to offer.

I know from my limitted experience with WoW, that like Nintendo's game's it's AAA quality. I'ts just too simplistic to interest someone like myself who's been playing rp games for 2 decades. Unlike WoW I do enjoy the casual games available for the Wii, but I do understand how some long time gamers wouldn't.
7477  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Surprise! NEW 360 Backward Compatibility Update! on: April 20, 2007, 06:15:51 PM
I'm glad everyone who's posted so far is happy with the BC list. I'm not sure why anyones surprised by the new additions as Microsoft promised to update it with new titles on a quarterly basis. I'm more surprised that it took them over 4 months since the last update.

I'm glad to see Phantom Dust, Street Fighter Anniversary, Mechassault 2, -OMFG Microsoft makes another of their own game BC- Mercenaries and JSRF added to the list.
It infuriates me to no end however, that Midtown Madness 3 and Rallisport Challenge 2 are still absent from the list. Just amazing that even with the 360 having been out for 1.5 years Microsoft still hasn't managed to make 2 of their own better games BC!  icon_evil
7478  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Getting screenshots from console games on: April 18, 2007, 12:34:50 PM

Quote from: Geezer on April 17, 2007, 10:58:03 PM

yeah. I figured.  Wonder of there are any tvs/monitors outthere that can capture screenshots?

Some of the S-Video ports on video cards are bi-directional. If your video card has such a port you should be able to find some software that would allow you to grab a frame. If I recall correctly, the utility called TV Tool might have this capability, or at least their site has information on this. Sorry, don't have a link but try googleing for it.
7479  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: What does FTL mean? on: April 18, 2007, 05:08:38 AM
You're all too young; Feel The Love.
7480  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NHL Playoff Talk on: April 18, 2007, 04:53:09 AM
Good to see Warriner was OK and made it back in the game. Much better effort by the flames in this game and Iginla finally shows up.
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