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41  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Oculus Rift VR headset on: March 26, 2014, 02:59:36 PM

Quote from: tcweidner on March 26, 2014, 02:53:56 PM

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It's not like we have to log in to Facebook to use the Oculus Rift either, so what kind of privacy breaching are they supposed to be doing? This isn't an online service.
How do you know?  fact is you just made that up.  We have no idea how this will effect things, all we know as of a few days ago it would of been madeness to think you would have to have a facebook account to play with the Oculus, now..not so much.  Did you even listen to what Zuckerberg said, even in PR spin he still mentioned  socialization is now a big part of this... ugh

Fact is, nobody knows for sure. I think the one thing we can at least consider is that the founders of the company have a vision for where they want to take this product, and they almost certainly have been fighting off suitors for several months now. Time will tell how this plays out.
42  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Oculus Rift VR headset on: March 26, 2014, 02:54:32 PM

Quote from: tcweidner on March 26, 2014, 02:45:16 PM

VR will be a battefield in these upcoming years, Oculus wasnt the only company doing this.. but it was the one the "nerds" were pushing for, they had the backing on the indies, the developers like NOtch who like or not have changed the industry.   Whoever wins the VR battle is going to need to backing of the indies, the nerds, the techies, Oculus just lost all of that. Will we move toward SOny's new VR product, or a new start up, or possibly will Valve get into the game now that they were just screwed by Oculus and have the best tech in VR?   

take a look at reddit http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/

is that the PR you really want after a merger? 

We were all pulling for Oculus, now we arent, thats the simple truth.  Noone wants this technology tied to freakin Facebook in anyway.

Horseshit. Pure horseshit. Once the nerdrage settles it's not going to make a damn bit of difference. It was always going to take a larger entity's involvement to push this outside the narrow scope of gaming, and if Facebook keeps it's side of the bargain together they will drive the technology into an area beyond the niche peripheral.
43  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Oculus Rift VR headset on: March 26, 2014, 03:50:58 AM

Quote from: tcweidner on March 26, 2014, 02:51:33 AM

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Ridiculous kneejerk reaction
tell that to Notch

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We were in talks about maybe bringing a version of Minecraft to Oculus," he tweeted. "I just cancelled that deal. Facebook creeps me out.

but you go ahead and feel free to fall for some dime store PR blurbs about how its all such a good thing.


If I could tell Notch to his face I absolutely would. And those articles merely confirmed my initial thoughts on the matter the minute it was announced. This technology has a MUCH greater potential than just games, and Facebook's backing- along with nearly every move Oculus VR has made since the beginning- widens the scope of that potential dramatically.

Think back to how Google diversified and expand their focus over the last decade. This goes beyond Facebook the social media platform.
44  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Oculus Rift VR headset on: March 26, 2014, 01:50:16 AM
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/25/5547884/interview-oculus-founder-says-facebook-deal-will-make-virtual-reality

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We're a rocket, and we just attached ourselves to an even bigger rocket to get it out there and deliver a better virtual reality experience to the world.

This purchase wasn't made because they want to give us stupid Facebook games in VR, this was made because Zuckerberg wants to make Snow Crash come true.
45  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Oculus Rift VR headset on: March 26, 2014, 01:34:43 AM

Quote from: tcweidner on March 26, 2014, 01:09:40 AM

and my enthusiasm just went from about 95% to 5%  with this nightmare announcement that Facebook has bought Oculus.   And it seems I am not alone, the community surrounding the Oculus is just imploding with hate and disappointment with the company.

Ridiculous kneejerk reaction.

http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/25/oculus-founders-facebook-lets-us-bring-the-best-vr-experience/

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"We don't know what we'll price this at," he said. The goal is to "get this out at the most affordable price possible." Zuckerberg, according to Iribe, offered Oculus the chance to "reduce or eliminate the hardware margin and just get this out there."

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"We already had a vision for the company," Luckey told us in a brief post-announcement interview. "Facebook is going to let us do it, but with their resources behind it."

"We have zero interest in doing what someone else thinks is the right thing," he added.
46  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 22, 2014, 03:21:45 AM
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I've seen a lot of talk about the facial animations and particle effects, both of which are very nice, but I'm surprised there hasn't been more talk about the voice acting and dialogue.  The chemistry between Delsin, his brother, and Betty is on par with what I'd expect from an Uncharted game -- the environmental mixing is pitch-perfect, and it sounds like the actors are actually talking to each other rather than just recording lines in a booth.

This. Absolutely.
47  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 20, 2014, 05:46:15 PM
Reviews that cite a lack of innovation speak more about the reviewer's expectations than the game itself. I think there is more merit to reviewing a game for what it is rather than what it isn't, though at times there is certainly a fine line when it comes to critique in that regard.

As developers become accustomed to developing for next-gen systems we'll start seeing more innovation, but I'm surprised anyone was expecting something beyond an iteration from the previous two games with higher quality graphics. I'm actually glad Sucker Punch showed some restraint and iterated on what worked.
48  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Solomon Kane on: March 01, 2014, 06:57:27 PM

Quote from: Blackjack on March 01, 2014, 04:23:07 PM

I don't remember how it did over here.


That's easy- it didn't. Was direct to video over here
49  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Arizona passes controversial anti-gay bill on: February 25, 2014, 02:58:43 PM

Quote from: hepcat on February 25, 2014, 02:53:35 PM

You shouldn't have to feel that giving someone a basic right is capitulation though.  It should just be the right thing to do.  Period.

I think this underscores the issue. There are degrees of support and opposition, and like I alluded to earlier, those on the right that don't support the discriminatory laws aren't exactly championing gay rights and are more ambivalent than anything else.
50  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Arizona passes controversial anti-gay bill on: February 24, 2014, 04:06:30 PM

Quote from: hepcat on February 24, 2014, 02:00:28 PM

Quote from: brettmcd on February 24, 2014, 02:45:45 AM

Yes AA all conservatives are evil and want laws like this to pass.

I have to agree with brett on this (his point, not the sarcasm).  There are many types of conservatives.  Not all of them are pitchfork wielding villagers trying to drive out anyone who is different.

I think it's safe to say that mainstream GOP has a pretty strong track record of trying to deny gay rights and gay marriage. Not all of them are as willing to cede the moderate votes as Arizona is, but I'd be willing to bet that if there were no public or media outrage over bills such as these that they would at least be complicit.
51  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Find me a more 80s album cover. I dare you on: February 21, 2014, 03:48:12 AM
52  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Goodbye Bioshock. Irrational is shutting down?! on: February 20, 2014, 03:47:02 PM

Quote from: Travis on February 20, 2014, 03:17:18 PM

All that said, I have seen this with movies where everyone is all about a movie once a twist or surprise unfolds only in time to not look back so favorably on it as the eighty minutes that lead up to the end were really not that good (The Usual Suspects is a movie that comes to mind for this example). 

whaaaaaaaaa...?!?!?!
53  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Goodbye Bioshock. Irrational is shutting down?! on: February 19, 2014, 10:38:02 PM
I still don't get all the Bioshock Infinite hate, most of which I've heard from press. It was my GOTY last year and I couldn't stop playing it once I started, and pondered the ending for days after I completed it.
54  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Goodbye Bioshock. Irrational is shutting down?! on: February 18, 2014, 07:21:45 PM

Quote from: TiLT on February 18, 2014, 07:18:21 PM

This is actually good news. He's obviously planning to go the crowdfunding route, probably Kickstarter, which will give him creative freedom and the ability to create far more interesting and unique games.

Nope. Take-Two is still involved
55  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bands You've Never Seen In Concert But Wish You Could/Had/Will on: February 18, 2014, 03:52:57 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on February 18, 2014, 03:13:04 PM

Quote from: th'FOOL on February 18, 2014, 02:44:04 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on February 18, 2014, 02:22:38 AM

Quote from: th'FOOL on February 18, 2014, 02:18:51 AM

I second Curve and Tom Waits and Beastie Boys (came so close to see them 3 times... frown)

Wednesday I'm going to see Cibo Matto biggrin In recent months I've seen Peter Murphy doing all Bauhaus, New Order doing 5 Joy Division songs as an encore, peter Hook & The Light giving his take on early New Order (which was awesome), Mudhoney, Melvins, Dead Milkmen, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Atoms For Peace, Queens of the Stone Age and Skinny Puppy.

I'm gonna see Gary Numan, Les Claypool, King Buzzo acoustic(!), and maybe even Neil Young in March. In May I'm going to Psych Fest, 3 days of obscure psychedelic bands.

I love Austin biggrin

Just saw Skinny Puppy Saturday and it was another great show by them, my 3rd time seeing them.  I'll be seeing Gary Numan  again in a few weeks as well.  Also saw that Peter Murphy Bahaus set up here in Boston.   We seem to have similar tastes, if you haven't seen Killing Joke I'd recommend you do if they come around again,  they are getting a bit old, but their last tour was awesome.

Also in two weeks I'll be seeing Throwing Muses with Tanya Donnelly opening, that has a lot of potential to be a great show.

Yeah, it was my 3rd Puppy show- always a blast. I actually took my 15 year-old son who recently started considering them his favorite band in the last 6 months or so.

I'm a huge Martin Atkins fan, but never really got into Killing Joke. Which brings me to my next "wish I'd seen": Pigface (original lineup)

Then you're raising that boy right.  On the father son front and getting back to the first post, I took my dad to see AC/DC on their last tour.  Not my or his first time seeing them, but was fun to share with him now that I'm much older as they've always been his favorite band and at 60+ not something he'd go to on his own.  I also managed to get our tickets upgraded at the show too from nosebleeds to lower field!

Yeah, we just realized after the QOTSA show the other night that I've taken him to 12 shows since his first one (Muse) back in '09
56  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bands You've Never Seen In Concert But Wish You Could/Had/Will on: February 18, 2014, 03:49:31 PM

Quote from: Gratch on February 18, 2014, 02:46:24 PM

Quote from: th'FOOL on February 18, 2014, 02:44:04 PM

I'm a huge Martin Atkins fan, but never really got into Killing Joke. Which brings me to my next "wish I'd seen": Pigface (original lineup)

Pigface had an "original lineup"?  I always just considered them an ever-rotating group of rivetheads.

EDIT:  Speaking of Pigface, I just stumbled across this footage of Ohgr, Reznor, Atkins, and Jorgenson on stage together doing "Suck".  Early 90's, I would assume. 

Well, yeah- the lineup from their first album/set of shows
57  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bands You've Never Seen In Concert But Wish You Could/Had/Will on: February 18, 2014, 02:44:04 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on February 18, 2014, 02:22:38 AM

Quote from: th'FOOL on February 18, 2014, 02:18:51 AM

I second Curve and Tom Waits and Beastie Boys (came so close to see them 3 times... frown)

Wednesday I'm going to see Cibo Matto biggrin In recent months I've seen Peter Murphy doing all Bauhaus, New Order doing 5 Joy Division songs as an encore, peter Hook & The Light giving his take on early New Order (which was awesome), Mudhoney, Melvins, Dead Milkmen, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Atoms For Peace, Queens of the Stone Age and Skinny Puppy.

I'm gonna see Gary Numan, Les Claypool, King Buzzo acoustic(!), and maybe even Neil Young in March. In May I'm going to Psych Fest, 3 days of obscure psychedelic bands.

I love Austin biggrin

Just saw Skinny Puppy Saturday and it was another great show by them, my 3rd time seeing them.  I'll be seeing Gary Numan  again in a few weeks as well.  Also saw that Peter Murphy Bahaus set up here in Boston.   We seem to have similar tastes, if you haven't seen Killing Joke I'd recommend you do if they come around again,  they are getting a bit old, but their last tour was awesome.

Also in two weeks I'll be seeing Throwing Muses with Tanya Donnelly opening, that has a lot of potential to be a great show.

Yeah, it was my 3rd Puppy show- always a blast. I actually took my 15 year-old son who recently started considering them his favorite band in the last 6 months or so.

I'm a huge Martin Atkins fan, but never really got into Killing Joke. Which brings me to my next "wish I'd seen": Pigface (original lineup)
58  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bands You've Never Seen In Concert But Wish You Could/Had/Will on: February 18, 2014, 02:18:51 AM
I second Curve and Tom Waits and Beastie Boys (came so close to see them 3 times... frown)

Wednesday I'm going to see Cibo Matto biggrin In recent months I've seen Peter Murphy doing all Bauhaus, New Order doing 5 Joy Division songs as an encore, peter Hook & The Light giving his take on early New Order (which was awesome), Mudhoney, Melvins, Dead Milkmen, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Atoms For Peace, Queens of the Stone Age and Skinny Puppy.

I'm gonna see Gary Numan, Les Claypool, King Buzzo acoustic(!), and maybe even Neil Young in March. In May I'm going to Psych Fest, 3 days of obscure psychedelic bands.

I love Austin biggrin
59  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Ted Cruz: The Alienator on: February 17, 2014, 10:24:49 PM

Quote from: Rip on February 17, 2014, 09:44:04 PM

Perfect example of why our political process is broken with little hopes of real compromises ever getting traction. Everyone pretty much knows that compromise is synonymous with capitulation.

This is where you and I differ on an extreme level- I feel like the political process SHOULD BE about compromise- give and take- not this ideological game of chicken that we've been seeing in recent years. When the political process prevents our elected officials from governing and making shit happen, then it's broken.
60  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: February 17, 2014, 02:46:44 AM

Quote from: YellowKing on February 17, 2014, 01:23:43 AM

You can eventually unlock Electrical Smoke which damages pilots trying to rodeo you. You can also jump out of the Titan, put him in guard mode, and shoot the pilot off his back (one of my favorite methods). There may be other ways I'm not aware of, or that aren't available in the beta.

I don't think you can really get a feel for the strategies going on in two matches. Hell, I don't think I had a full grasp of the strategies going on after 2 1/2 hours. People were still surprising me with stuff, and I was still figuring out how best to utilize the Titan. There are cases where it doesn't make sense to spawn one in as soon as you get it. There are cases where it's better to use it as a guard dog than to pilot yourself. And then there are interesting use cases, like the time I threw mine out as a decoy to draw fire while I ran in the opposite direction to capture a hardpoint.

Remedy has also responded to criticism of the "simplicity" of Titan on Titan combat saying that the beta's limited Titan/weapon selection doesn't allow you to experience all the strategic options available.

This is the problem with demos and betas- the tendency is to judge the whole game based on a limited version of it.
61  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Here come the remakes of mediocre 80's movies on: February 11, 2014, 03:59:27 PM

Quote from: metallicorphan on February 11, 2014, 03:56:34 PM

I never did see About Last Night,i did see,and own on DVD St Elmo's Fire,which also starred Rob Lowe and Demi Moore

I remember, uh, a particular scene in About Last Night that I REALLY liked when I was a teenager...
62  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Walking Dead tap dances onto AMC for Season 4 on: February 10, 2014, 09:53:01 PM
My 15 year-old son now watches the show, and Aimi and I thought it was an excellent episode for him to watch. And I actually thought Carl acted better than a lot of the previous episodes he's been in.
63  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Walking Dead tap dances onto AMC for Season 4 on: February 10, 2014, 05:41:18 PM

Quote from: Lee on February 10, 2014, 04:31:23 PM

Quote from: th'FOOL on February 10, 2014, 03:55:31 PM

Quote from: Lee on February 10, 2014, 02:44:09 PM

Michonne: Cutting off arms and jaws make the zombies likes puppies on a leash? Every other zombie fights until the end no matter how destroyed it's body is. Hers stop and move with a shake of her leash. And now she can walk with the zombies? She couldn't do that when she had her zombie puppies the first season. In the first season smearing guts all over themselves barely worked, yet she can walk freely with zombies because she has pet zombies?

Uh, no. She used her previous zombies in the same manner. It's the whole reason she had them.

Doesn't make any sense, it goes against everything the show does with zombies. Not that I remember her walking safely with zombies when she was introduced.

So why do you think she chained two armless jawless zombies up and walked them around? Why does she do it again during this episode? If she liked them as pets or something like that, why didn't she keep them around before, or make new ones before?
64  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Walking Dead tap dances onto AMC for Season 4 on: February 10, 2014, 03:55:31 PM

Quote from: Lee on February 10, 2014, 02:44:09 PM

Michonne: Cutting off arms and jaws make the zombies likes puppies on a leash? Every other zombie fights until the end no matter how destroyed it's body is. Hers stop and move with a shake of her leash. And now she can walk with the zombies? She couldn't do that when she had her zombie puppies the first season. In the first season smearing guts all over themselves barely worked, yet she can walk freely with zombies because she has pet zombies?

Uh, no. She used her previous zombies in the same manner. It's the whole reason she had them.
65  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: World of Warplanes advertising (please read) on: February 05, 2014, 05:14:37 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on February 05, 2014, 03:25:00 PM

Quote from: th'FOOL on February 05, 2014, 02:42:21 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on February 05, 2014, 02:40:34 PM

I'm only seeing one ad, the same ad on every page. It's the 'World of Warplanes' play for free ad.

So, the forums, then.

Sorry, yes... the forums.

Just IE 11? Does it work on any other browsers?
66  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: World of Warplanes advertising (please read) on: February 05, 2014, 02:42:21 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on February 05, 2014, 02:40:34 PM

I'm only seeing one ad, the same ad on every page. It's the 'World of Warplanes' play for free ad.

So, the forums, then.
67  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: World of Warplanes advertising (please read) on: February 05, 2014, 05:55:49 AM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on February 05, 2014, 05:21:25 AM

Hmmm... nothing happens when I click on it. I can pause / replay the ad and the mute toggle works, but it doesn't take me anywhere. This is with IE11 and no kind of ad blocking on. FYI.

Which ad/page?
68  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: World of Warplanes advertising (please read) on: February 04, 2014, 05:00:50 PM

Quote from: Caine on February 04, 2014, 04:40:45 PM

I'll look once the ads go up.  I DL'ed the client the last time the WoW ad was run, but got distracted by something shiny and never logged in. 
They not up for you yet?
69  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon Prime price hike coming? on: January 31, 2014, 05:47:32 PM
I pretty much buy everything I can via Amazon nowadays, so I'm in for either increment. Seriously, if I could do all of my grocery shopping via Amazon I would (hoping that happens soon....)
70  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Party Down South is anyone else watching this train wreck? on: January 31, 2014, 05:45:28 PM

Quote from: Scraper on January 31, 2014, 03:53:57 PM

Say what you want about Jersey Shore and "reality" TV shows, for the most part they are a waste of time. For some reason I am hypnotized by CMT's Party Down South. For those that haven't seen the show it is from the same guy who produced Jersey Shore. The show is basically Jersey Shore, but with a Southern cast. What amazes me about the cast is that they somehow managed to get 4 guys and 4 girls that can all drink way past the point where they should be dead. Either they are doing some serious editing and they aren't actually drinking that much or these people have superhuman livers.

Seriously the one guy bongs 31 beers, before dinner, then goes to dinner and does a bunch of shots,then goes to a bar, then goes home and passes out, then later that same night he wakes up and starts drinking some more. I've seen some good drinkers in my life, but how this guy could even walk to the restaurant is beyond me.

In no way am I saying this is a great show that everyone should watch, but it definitely has that train wreck quality that makes me want to keep watching.

Is it Miller Lite? 'Cause that shit ain't beer
71  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Gaming Trend to speak at SXSWi 2014 with Richard Garriott? YES! It's happening! on: January 27, 2014, 05:24:16 PM
Check it out!!!!  http://www.sxsw.com/interactive/news/2014/2014-sxsw-interactive-session-spotlight-press-start-begin--ux-and-video-games
72  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: January 24, 2014, 10:54:01 PM
Just to be clear, that isn't a statement against anybody in particular, I just thought it was a funny image smile

And for the record, I have a PS4 and not an XboxOne. I think all of you people need to LIGHTEN THE HELL UP.

73  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: January 24, 2014, 10:53:06 PM
74  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Gaming Trend to speak at SXSWi 2014 with Richard Garriott? YES! It's happening! on: January 24, 2014, 03:46:28 AM
And here is our listing:

http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_IAP22949

Anybody going to be in Austin that week?
75  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: January 23, 2014, 04:19:19 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on January 23, 2014, 04:16:48 PM

I don't know if I'm more amused by imagining the squirrel as the weapon, or as an accomplice.  Probably the latter.  Squirrel walks just behind and to the side of the wife, punching his fist into his paw threateningly as they approach.

I interpreted it as being the husband was -with- the squirrel. Maybe she caught them en flagrante?
76  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Broken Age (formerly Double Fine Adventure) on: January 15, 2014, 05:12:24 PM
I put in about 45 minutes last night while my two daughter looked on, and all three of us were thoroughly delighted. I was VERY sad I had work to do and couldn't continue playing (and very sad that I won't be able to play tonight either)
77  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: January 15, 2014, 03:12:38 AM

Quote from: Ridah on January 15, 2014, 02:59:18 AM

Quote from: th'FOOL on January 15, 2014, 02:06:25 AM

Quote from: Purge on January 15, 2014, 12:37:25 AM

If you want to compare apples to oranges, good for you. BC has meant the ability to play your old games on your new system. PS3Phat60GB did it, older PS3 emulated it, and 360 did too (select titles).

Wii *was* BC to GC.

Stuff you rebuy is a rerelease. It isn't compatibility, its programmed on the new platform. So opinion on that is pretty open/closed on that - BC is new being set up to use old, not reselling old on new.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backward_compatibility

"In telecommunications and computing, a product or technology is backward or downward compatible if it can work with input generated by an older product or technology."

It's not generated by an older product or technology, it's generated by brand new technology. The content may be old, but what generates the content is new  Tongue


Are you saying a game isn't a product?
78  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: January 15, 2014, 02:06:25 AM

Quote from: Purge on January 15, 2014, 12:37:25 AM

If you want to compare apples to oranges, good for you. BC has meant the ability to play your old games on your new system. PS3Phat60GB did it, older PS3 emulated it, and 360 did too (select titles).

Wii *was* BC to GC.

Stuff you rebuy is a rerelease. It isn't compatibility, its programmed on the new platform. So opinion on that is pretty open/closed on that - BC is new being set up to use old, not reselling old on new.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backward_compatibility

"In telecommunications and computing, a product or technology is backward or downward compatible if it can work with input generated by an older product or technology."

79  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: January 14, 2014, 08:19:39 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on January 14, 2014, 07:50:22 PM

Quote from: Purge on January 14, 2014, 07:11:49 PM

BC means backwards compatibility, FWIW - not access to re-buy what I already have.

I get what you're saying, but plenty of people said the Wii had the most ultimate backwards compatibility because it could play games from so many older consoles, even though you did have to pay for them.

I interpret backwards compatibility to mean "games from earlier systems can be played on the newer system." I'd wager that that is a more accurate and complete interpretation than "I can play games I own from an earlier system on the newer system". The attribute of ownership isn't explicitly called out, it's an assumption on your part, Purge.
80  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Release Day Calendar on: January 12, 2014, 11:57:39 PM
Get that going and I'll see what I can do about feeding it onto page on the site
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