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121  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360]Fable Anniversary on: January 18, 2014, 11:32:05 AM
Fable Trilogy which includes Fable Anniversary,Fable 2 and Fable 3 will be out the same day as Fable Anniversary stand alone,February 7th




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The listing appeared on the Xbox Marketplace, where it noted that it "offers these games together at a discounted rate over individual purchases." Furthermore, it added that this collection won't receive any enhancements to the earlier releases of Fables 2 and 3. "The games in this bundle are available as individual downloads in the Xbox Games marketplace and are exactly the same," Microsoft stated.

From the listing it isn't clear that it contains Fable Anniversary, but a Microsoft spokesperson cleared that up in a statement to Eurogamer. "The Fable Trilogy bundle in the Xbox Marketplace is real and in development. The bundle will include full Xbox 360 titles for Fable Anniversary, Fable 2, and Fable 3." the publisher said. "We're excited to share official details regarding the release soon on Lionhead.com."


I will certainly look into this,i enjoyed all 3 games and i am looking forward to Anniversary...Although remember Fable 3 was free last year through Games with Gold offer,and also look to see if it includes all the DLC for 2 and 3,although i don't recall a 'GOTY' edition of Fable 3 so i reckon it will just be the stand alone games

Eurogamer
 
122  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: January 17, 2014, 02:26:40 PM
123  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: January 16, 2014, 07:21:42 PM

Quote from: Soulchilde on January 16, 2014, 12:59:35 PM

Alpha invites are going out.   You can sign up here

Looks to be XB1 and maybe 360 only

I just signed up and it said

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Your application to participate is complete. If you are selected to take part in our upcoming test, you will receive an email in the coming days with a unique code and instructions on how to download and access the game on Xbox One. Thank you!

No mention of the 360


either way after i signed up i noticed i was on the USA page,so likely i wont be selected anyway


I really could do with demoing this game first if there is no single player,I like the sound of it but its still a bit of a leap to buy an online only game for me
124  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movie] Doctor Strange on: January 16, 2014, 07:12:02 PM
Just watched him last night in...

Spoiler for Hiden:
A Young Doctor's Notebook series with Daniel Radcliffe for SKY Arts(Series 1=3 episodes @ 23 minutes each/Series 2=4 episodes @23 minutes each)

I love Jon Hamm,so i would be very happy if he turned out to be THIS Doctor icon_wink
125  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Nuclear Map on: January 16, 2014, 07:03:57 PM
I actually watched that without sound,when it got to the 60s,was anybody else reminded of Close Encounters when the Spaceship at the end is communicating through colours and sound fast paced? Tongue


I bet Australia really hates the UK icon_lol
126  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on: January 16, 2014, 06:49:10 PM
Just found out that this does not come back in the UK until March...fkin Ch4  icon_mad
127  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Nice Beaver!]Naked Gun to get a reboot on: January 14, 2014, 08:30:51 AM
well this will make you all feel better*


Apparently Ed Helms is playing Frank Drebin,no relation to Lt Frank Drebin

This is not a reboot,rather a continuation with another Frank Drebin

http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/naked-gun/28852/fresh-details-emerge-of-new-naked-gun-film

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He confirmed that the plan is to write the new film in the Zucker/Abrahams/Zucker style, saying "we're trying to fit in 100 jokes a page". "We're very much embracing the style", he said. To our knowledge, none of the original ZAZ team are involved, however.

As for the recasting of Drebin, Garant revealed that "our take is that Ed Helms is Frank Drebin, no relation. That's how he introduces himself", adding later that "we're making it pretty clear that he's not Leslie Nielsen. Those are just too big of shoes to fill but we're trying to do as good as those"







*No,It wont
128  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [BBC]Sherlock on: January 14, 2014, 08:20:04 AM

Quote from: JCC on January 13, 2014, 09:55:51 PM

I thought the series 3 finale was incredible. Awesome series overall (like the first two). Can't wait to pick up the blurays.

I enjoyed the series,but think Series 3 may have been the weakest

129  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movie] Doctor Strange on: January 14, 2014, 08:04:24 AM
Depp?

130  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movie]Ant-Man on: January 14, 2014, 08:01:53 AM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on January 13, 2014, 11:12:22 PM

Michael Douglas playing Hank Pym

Which means Rudd is playing the younger version, unless there's some weird narration flashback thing.


Rudd is playing Scott Lang


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Director and co-screenwriter Edgar Wright explained some time ago his plan for the film which he confirmed yesterday. "So you actually do a prologue where you see Pym as Ant-Man in action in the '60s, in sort of a 'Tales to Astonish' mode basically, and then the contemporary, sort of flash-forward, is Scott Lang's story, and how he comes to acquire the suit, how he crosses paths with Henry Pym, and then, in an interesting sort of Machiavellian way, teams up with him".

DoG

131  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Youtube problems with Chrome on: January 14, 2014, 07:35:54 AM
Youtube has been playing up for the past few weeks on Chrome for me,when i click a link to go to Youtube it stutters along,then stops a few seconds in but the sound carries on,when i try to close Youtube it takes a while for it to close,sometimes not closing until the video(sound)has finished)

This only happens on Google Chrome,Youtube works fine on Firefox and Internet Explorer

I have disabled various plugins in the chrome://plugins/ page without any luck,and my Google Chrome says its up to date


Any ideas?
132  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: DmC - Devil May Cry on: January 14, 2014, 07:18:31 AM
I downloaded this on PS3 through PS+ and i liked the opening mission enough to want to continue


However the sound keeps skipping and its getting annoying,anyone else have/had any problems with the sound on PS3?
133  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Binge TV watching on: January 14, 2014, 07:11:33 AM
A lot of shows i Binge watch,i just watched the remaining 8 episodes of Boardwalk Empire on Saturday night just gone,went to bed at 5am

Netflix has a lot to answer for,having just watched American Horror Story season 1 and 2 back to back over a couple of nights,and i have season 3 on my DVR to watch,I was also doing it with Star Trek series


GoT i waited until the series was over before i started watching,much better like that(I still have all 3 seasons on my DVR)


but then there are some shows i do watch weekly,Arrow and Dracula...as soon as Dracula is on my DVR i watch it(FF through commercials),gutted its the last episode this week(and probably last ever)


on my DVR however i still have season 2 of A Young Doctors Notebook(Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe,first series was really good) and Season 3 of Falling Skies to watch which i need to get round to...i think FS 3 has been on my DVR since last July
134  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] The Dark Knight Rises - Impressions start page 12 on: January 13, 2014, 06:58:49 PM
for me i thought it would have been from the beginning of TDK..or at least added to it
Spoiler for Hiden:

In the multi storey car-park jumping off the ramp to land on Scarecrows white getaway van below

135  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/Consoles] Rambo: The Video Game on: January 12, 2014, 10:49:21 AM
New Trailer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k20NtULzVLY


For some reason i want to play this even though it looks quite pants  icon_confused
136  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Weekend Playlist -- 1/10/14 on: January 12, 2014, 09:36:12 AM
PS3

Downloaded DmC from PS+,so will probably give that a go

360

Started Fallout:New Vegas again,hopefully i can get further this time around

Xb1

wrapping up on Peggle 2(I enjoyed the first more)
137  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3/PC/Wii U/PS4/XB1]Call of Duty:Ghosts on: January 12, 2014, 09:33:34 AM
First DLC pack out 28th January



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This is reportedly a GameStop promotional poster dating Call of Duty: Ghosts' first DLC installment, Onslaught for Jan. 28.

It describes four new maps—Fog, Bayview, Containment and Ignition—and two bonus weapons. Episode one of the Extinction-mode narrative announced back in mid-December also is included.
138  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360]Fable Anniversary on: January 11, 2014, 10:09:51 AM
Due the first week of Next Month,this game has gone gold and here are the pre-order bonuses

CVG

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Peiratēs Pre Order Pack

Peiratēs Outfit: Peiratēs was a famous plunderer, known for travelling uncharted waters to take entire cargo ships hostage for their most expensive items. He was also known by the name "Pete" in less formal circles.

Peiratēs Cutlass: A weapon used at sea needs to be both practical and effective. Peiratēs spent years refining this weapon so that the hook could be used to catch fish, the tip could be used to eat fish, and the blade could be used to slit a man's throat.

Snowspire Pre Order Pack

Snowspire Guard Outfit: Made from genuine horse hair, this outfit is said to calm even the most vocal of criminals.

The Jackarse: An age-old popular pasttime was run by a chap named Jack, who used to slap people around the face with a dead fish until they fell onto their arse. The rest, as they say, is history...


Apollo's Pre Order Pack

Apollo's Outfit: Apollo is the pseudonym for the leader of The Grey Company, the man responsible for monitoring Lady Grey's financial investments. As fearsome as that may sound, he had a reputation for being incredibly nice, often using his own money to bail out any villager that couldn't afford that months rent.

Apollo's Crossbow: Based on a centuries old concept, Apollo wanted to create a modern crossbow with the feel of a relic from the past - and thus this crossbow was born. Dependable in combat, but also pretty tasty to look at.

February 4th-US
February 6th-Asia
February 7th-Europe

edit:

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The high definition Xbox 360 update features new Achievements, leaderboards, an updated save system, and 1080p visuals with lighting and animation powered by Unreal Engine 3. Beyond cosmetic improvements, Lionhead is also planning to add content to Fable Anniversary, starting with SmartGlass functionality.
139  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PC] State of Decay (formerly Class3) on: January 11, 2014, 09:58:15 AM
I wouldn't mind seeing State of Decay re-released on the Xbox One,i have the 360 version but ran out of steam playing it,being on Xbox One would make me come back

Looking forward to Class 4
140  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Boardwalk Empire on: January 11, 2014, 09:54:33 AM
There were rumours a few weeks ago but now Season 5 has been confirmed will be the last season

DoG


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Boardwalk Empire, it's been confirmed, returns to HBO in September 2014 with what will be its fifth and final season.

Creator Terence Winter had this to say on the announcement: "After much discussion with my creative team and HBO, we’ve decided to wrap up the series after such a great run and look forward to bringing it to a powerful and exciting conclusion.”

It's regrettable for fans that Steve Buscemi-starring prohibition-era drama is bowing out after next year, especially after what was arguably the show's greatest season, but five is at least a decent run. It didn't do Breaking Bad any harm to say its goodbyes at that point.

I still have half of season 4 on my DVR to catch up with(last episode of season 4 on TV tonight for UK)
141  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3/PC/Wii U/PS4/XB1]Call of Duty:Ghosts on: January 09, 2014, 07:18:21 PM
Quite amusing

Video in the link of gameplay with 'Xbox Sign Out'

http://www.computerandvideogames.com/444498/xbox-one-prankster-trolls-cod-players-with-his-gamertag/
142  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/Ps3] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Impressions, tweaks and more! on: January 09, 2014, 09:10:47 AM
I will probably pick that up,would it be a big jump in performance and looks?(Played 360 version)



oh and isn't TESO due in April-ish?
143  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: January 08, 2014, 06:35:18 PM

Quote from: Moliere on January 08, 2014, 06:24:59 PM

Quote from: Caine on January 07, 2014, 10:59:01 PM

Quote from: Lee on January 07, 2014, 08:56:30 PM

Apparently CeeKay rode off into the sunset. No posts since the new year.

wow.  who'd have thunk it?

Last Active:   December 31, 2013, 10:58:58 PM
New Year's resolution to stay away from GT?

I hope he is okay,maybe the Weather got to his area(where is he from?)
144  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: January 08, 2014, 08:58:04 AM
Titanfall multiplayer has a 6 Vs 6 limit

CVG


I am a bit disappointed with that,although you do also fight alongside AI,so that's something

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Despite negative responses from some fans following this tweet, Zampella assured players that the 6v6 limitation was a decision made by the development team after substantial playtesting.

"It is incredibly fun, we did a lot of testing," he explained. "It is all about what we found most fun. There are other games with higher player counts if that's your metric."

Stressing that the decision was not based on hardware or network limitations, he added: "We had [the player count] higher at points in testing, this felt best." Zampella went on to clarify: "That's [the] humans only count. There are lots of AI, everyone can have a Titan in follow or guard mode too."
145  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Alien: Isolation announced - kinda looks good? on: January 08, 2014, 08:34:26 AM

Quote from: Jimmy the Fish on January 07, 2014, 11:38:53 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on January 07, 2014, 07:13:49 PM

Not falling for this again!

Me neither. There hasn't been a decent Alien game since the Sega Genesis days.

I enjoyed Alien Trilogy on the original Playstation
146  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Hobbit finds a director on: January 07, 2014, 08:04:06 PM
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Total Lifetime Grosses
Domestic:    $230,360,654      30.4%
+ Foreign:    $527,000,000      69.6%
= Worldwide:    $757,360,654   

In Release:    25 days / 3.6 weeks

Box Office Mojo
147  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]South Park:The Stick of Truth on: January 07, 2014, 07:52:35 PM
Delayed Again?


Don't worry too much though if true,its only a few days(it mkay just be the mix up with the Tuesday and Friday release)


EDIT: just saw that typo...i'm keeping that in,M'kay? icon_biggrin
148  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: January 07, 2014, 07:43:11 PM
Question:


I know its 64 players on the Xbox One,but are the maps the same as Xbox 360 version or are they bigger?

(I may remember DICE saying they had the maps smaller on consoles,but not sure if that goes for next gen consoles as well)
149  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: January 07, 2014, 07:30:08 PM
4.2million PS4s sold worldwide
150  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Alien: Isolation announced - kinda looks good? on: January 07, 2014, 07:25:59 PM
Yeah a few of us a couple of weeks ago were talking about it here,and that seems to be the general feeling...wait and see

Even the 2010 Aliens Vs Predator game didn't scare people off like Aliens Colonial Marines did
151  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [BBC]Sherlock on: January 07, 2014, 06:39:10 PM

Quote from: rshetts2 on January 06, 2014, 11:58:01 PM

Quote from: metallicorphan on January 06, 2014, 07:10:24 PM

Yeah,its all opinion anyway

i loved all of series one,the first being the Taxi Driver giving Holmes a choice of pill,the third being the bombs planted on people and Holmes had to solve each one in a number of hours(ended at the Swimming Pool),but number 2 was The Blind Banker,with the Asian girl in the museum with the tea cups,decent enough episode but i liked the other two better

FWIW-Episode 3 next week-His Last Vow-,looks really good,and a lot more serious(so probably expect a friggin' cliffhanger again Roll Eyes)
http://www.denofgeek.com/tv/sherlock/28746/sherlock-his-last-vow-trailer

Im fine with cliffhangers as long as it means theres more series to come in the future.

 thumbsup
152  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 10 Years of ConsoleGold/GamingTrend!!! on: January 07, 2014, 06:38:15 PM
Myto told me about this place when we were playing Final Fantasy 11 together

2006-03-04

Congrats on the 10 years,keep up the great work
153  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: January 06, 2014, 07:56:20 PM
Thanks Purge,sorry i got mixed up with the SONY/MS external games....gotta check out buying a MicroUSB cable,good idea and probably a lot cheaper than a PnC
154  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Weekend Playlist -- 1/3/14 on: January 06, 2014, 07:29:15 PM
Played a bit of COD Ghosts on XB1,annoyed that my Wolf didn't make the leap across platforms,and even though i now have the Free Fall map with the XB1 version,it never appears on the playlist,so i have still not played that map


Having a lot of fun with Forza 5,probably just at my skill level as well(in other words,if there are options to make it harder or easier then i have it on default)

I bought Peggle 2 last night ...got through the first 5 Masters and on the last one now i think(still have the skills and trials to do though)

Quote from: Gratch on January 06, 2014, 03:16:27 PM

Put about 7 hours into Lost Odyssey over the weekend.  Some minor annoyances aside, I had forgotten how much fun this game is.  It still looks great 6 years later as well.  Hoping I can actually get all the way through this time, but with a new gaming PC arriving sometime this week, I'm sure I'll end up distracted again.  smile

Yeah,its a very long game as well(4 discs)..I have completed it once,but got distracted by Disc 4 on other playthroughs

155  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: January 06, 2014, 07:20:18 PM
Thanks for those who said about the External HDD coming to XB1,good to know,even if you can't put games on there,it's at least something


as for the controller,i will be getting a plug and play and just using the controller as a wired controller ..i had a wired controller for the past 3 years for 360 and loved it to pieces,no screwing about with the batteries(even the plug and plays for the 360 wouldn't last long,either the lead would stop working or the battery stopped charging,so i just got a wired controller)
156  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Game of Thrones - Season 4 is coming (please mark spoilers) on: January 06, 2014, 07:15:24 PM
pic of 'The Mountain'(New Version) icon_biggrin

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/ustv/s151/game-of-thrones/news/a541768/game-of-thrones-first-look-at-new-gregor-clegane-picture.html
157  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: DISNEY buying LUCASFILM....More Star Wars coming... on: January 06, 2014, 07:12:18 PM
Ahh,okay,thanks ...everyone Tongue
158  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [BBC]Sherlock on: January 06, 2014, 07:10:24 PM
Yeah,its all opinion anyway

i loved all of series one,the first being the Taxi Driver giving Holmes a choice of pill,the third being the bombs planted on people and Holmes had to solve each one in a number of hours(ended at the Swimming Pool),but number 2 was The Blind Banker,with the Asian girl in the museum with the tea cups,decent enough episode but i liked the other two better

FWIW-Episode 3 next week-His Last Vow-,looks really good,and a lot more serious(so probably expect a friggin' cliffhanger again Roll Eyes)
http://www.denofgeek.com/tv/sherlock/28746/sherlock-his-last-vow-trailer
159  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: DISNEY buying LUCASFILM....More Star Wars coming... on: January 06, 2014, 08:42:57 AM

Quote from: TiLT on January 06, 2014, 05:43:45 AM

Quote from: Jumangi on January 05, 2014, 11:58:44 PM

Quote from: metallicorphan on January 05, 2014, 08:35:26 PM

I may have covered this before on here somewhere,but I have the DVD versions of the Originals from the Limited Edition collections released in 2006 they look fine,and if a company like Lowry(who did the Bond movie restorations)could get hold of them,they can polish them up even more ready for HD conversion(i have no idea how it is all done,so....er..yeah)

The Bond movies were meticulously restored by frame by frame from the original negatives.

Yup. You can't really make a HD conversion from DVDs. Increasing resolution through some kind of magic algorithm is, sadly, something that only happens in movies and TV shows. Missing data is missing data. A computer can't tell what's missing.

My point being about FOX that they HAD released the originals versions on DVD,and just 7 years(8 if you want to be fussy) ago,so they had the original negatives then,so as i said if a company like Lowry can get hold of them(meaning the original source)..etc etc,if any film needs restoring frame by frame it would be the original Star Wars trilogy,as they have been gobbled up by the Special Editions
160  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: January 06, 2014, 08:15:25 AM

Quote from: Harpua3 on January 05, 2014, 09:06:37 PM

Quote from: metallicorphan on January 05, 2014, 11:50:22 AM

I can't believe that Call of Duty Ghosts is nearly 40gig,WTF is up with that?..it doesn't look or run that much better than when i had the 360 version

And then there is Forza 5,again nearly 40gig,it makes me shudder that we are all asking for more tracks and wondering how much more space will be needed if Turn 10 do that for Forza 6

And another matter,we are what?..1 month into next gen and games are taking up 40 gig,with the Blu Ray being able to hold 50gig(That's still the case isn't it?),so sooner rather than later we could be back to 2+ discs per game,disc swapping and everything else

right?..or am i missing something?



and I am using Pin more than i did on the 360,just because i can get to stuff like Settings easier,rather than go looking for them in the apps or hope its been rotated on the Home screen

On ps4 I'm having the same thoughts. Not even two months in and I'm already only showing 242gb free...guess ill end up throwing a 1 or 2 tb drive in at some point. 1tb should have been the minimal for these drives if they require installs.

At least you can do that with the PS4,I understand you can't even use an external HDD on the One

(and if its like the 360,where 500gb is really 362gig,then 242gb after 2 months is not that bad going,with me installing Forza 5(40gb) and COD(40gb),Peggle 2(1.5gb),Dead Rising demo(7gb) and Killer Instinct(3gb) to name a few,i am probably around 270gb left)
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