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  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 2 days ago

    That's great. How about the lousy 16hz tickrate or the godawful regional matchmaking or the short-ranged meta that favors weapons with the Splashdown?

    Posted in Splatoon 2 Is Getting Its Biggest Update yet This Week

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 14 days ago

    Oh look, it's the next company to purchased and gutted by EA. Anyone who expects these guys to avoid Visceral's fate is a fool. You'd think decades of history would show developers that this is a bad idea, but money has a way of changing minds.

    Posted in EA Will Buy Titanfall Developer Respawn Entertainment for as High as $455 Million

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 16 days ago

    @dr134 Quite a few issues here. First off, games stopped costing 60 dollars years ago. Star Wars Battlefront was 110 dollars factoring in the season pass that is, you know, the rest of the game which is a fine example of this. 60 dollars is the shell price now, what you're paying to just get in the door for the baseline experience. Actually receiving the "full" game from big-name developers can be hundreds of dollars now.

    Next, cosmetics are just as much of a problem as game-changing lootboxes even if the reasons are less apparent. First off, manufactured envy - it creates a have/have not situation when players see someone else running around with the rare skin and doodads and such, and want that stuff for themselves. It's only a few dozen loot boxes away!

    Even with that aside, wholesale embracing of "just cosmetic" loot boxes led DIRECTLY to games like Shadow of War and Forza 7 and Battlefront 2, because publishers figured out that if people will buy into one, maybe they'll buy into another. Give them an inch and they'll take all your money.Edited 3 weeks ago by Unknown

    Posted in After Two Days With the Final Review Version, Star Wars Battlefront 2's Loot Boxes Are... Tolerable

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite A month ago

    I'll admit to not playing too many mobile games, but didn't Dungeon Keeper get slammed in the court of public opinion for the same mechanic of using premium currency (read: money) to speed up glacial construction? Add in crafting, something that gives me hives. I'll freely admit this looks charming and like a full-fledged product, but there's enough dealbreakers for me to pass on it.

    Posted in Be in IRL Debt to Tom Nook When Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Launches This Year

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 2 months ago

    As long as it plays the same, I don't give a fart how the game looks.

    Posted in Bethesda: Doom on the Switch Graphics Not One-to-one, Custom Built for Comparable Console Experience

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 3 months ago

    Very well written. I'm having similar feelings about Splatoon 2. Game's great and all, but I've kind of done all this already.

    Posted in Left Behind: Why These Avid Destiny Players Aren't Making the Jump to Destiny 2

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 4 months ago

    I can see the issues with the app, not so much with the game itself. The method to join turf war with friends is exactly the same as the first game, and while there's obvious room for improvement, it does work. Definitely wouldn't mind an upgrade there though.

    As for ranked, that's a design decision. If you want to do ranked modes together, go to league. Ranked is now strictly solo, because so many lousy players had their skilled friends carry them to S rank and beyond. Now your rank, all three of them, are entirely your own.

    I hope they improve the app with time, but even so, a lot of the hardcore squid nuts (like me) are just gonna be on the app for the loot.

    Posted in Splatoon 2's Grouping and Nintendo Switch Online Voice Chat Are A Big Mess

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite A year ago

    As much as we all bag on Steam for it's problems, we always cheer when an obscure title gets a new life on the platform. It's certainly good for that, still.

    Posted in Now on the PC, Corpse Party Remains a Must-Play for Horror Fans

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite A year ago

    And this is news... why? It's gonna be garbage like every other video game film.

    Posted in Pokemon Live-Action is Happening, as Studios Fight for the Rights

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite A year ago

    The "controversial" bits of games in recent memory have been getting more and more petty. I really doubt it's about Mizenha with a few people. Gamers will use any excuse to vomit up hate, won't they?

    Eesh. The amount of bile that gets tossed about over stupid and ultimately irrelevant entertainment products is ridiculous. This is the society we've created, where people have the time and money to devote their negativity to these things.Edited April 2016 by Unknown

    Posted in Baldur's Gate EE Dev Handles Controversy with a Delayed, But Perfect Response