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dr134

  • Registered 4 years ago
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  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 3 days ago

    I believe in meritocracy.

    Bart Simpson is a young man voiced by a middle aged woman. Do I care? No, because she is great at her job.

    Whoever is best should get the job, full stop.

    Posted in Uncharted: Lost Legacy Review: Pass The Torch, Drake

  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 9 days ago

    Sounds like it is almost ready for release. When does it come out?

    Really looking forward to buying this, Final Fantasy XV, and Mass Effect: Andromeda once they finish their beta's and are officially released!

    Posted in No Man's Sky Atlas Rises Overhauls Much of the Game, Adds New Missions, Co-Op

  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 13 days ago

    @KaiserWarrior

    I have no problem with the way the loot boxes are handled in Overwatch. 100% cosmetic and all dlc (characters, maps, modes) are free to anyone who bought the base game. If loot boxes support the game receiving additional content and support for years on, then the people who are willing to buy them are just supporting me having a better/longer lasting game.

    I also have an issue with people thinking it is greedy for a company to pursue profits. The only reason the gaming industry (AAA gaming industry in particular) still exists is because they can make money. Plenty of gaming companies go out of business and close down shop. If we want them to continue to make games, we have to allow them to make profit. You don't have to buy the loot boxes, but the fact that someone does allows these companies to continue operating.

    Having said all that, there is a fine line between a fair additional revenue stream (Overwatch, Injustice 2, and the like) and what you describe as a cynical attempt to exploit customers for more profit. I am certain that companies will push over this line and there will be a market correction where the blow back is too much and they back off on it.

    The fact that a game has loot boxes (or any other additional revenue stream) built in does not automatically make it terrible. The implementation makes or breaks it.

    TL;DR
    I have never bought a loot box with real world money, but I have no issue with them as a concept.

    Posted in Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Asks Players to Pay Real-Earth Money With New Loot System

  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 20 days ago

    I think there is a problem with a business model where 3.7 million sales is a disappointment.

    Posted in Capcom Is In A Sad, Sorry State Right Now

  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 A month ago

    At that price without the map pack.........hard pass.

    Posted in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Is Free From Its Infinite Warfare Prison

  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 2 months ago

    I think a lot of people are looking at the Xbox One X the wrong way. It has the potential to be a hit because so many people do not have the Xbox One. Unlike the PS4 Pro, which hasn't enticed a ton of PS4 owners to upgrade, people without an Xbox One may buy one to play all the multiplatform games and keep their PS4 for exclusives.

    Then again, it may just completely fail.

    Posted in The Xbox One X Doesn't Have Nearly Enough Exclusives to Justify its $499 Price Tag

  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 2 months ago

    I think a lot of people are looking at the Xbox One X the wrong way. It has the potential to be a hit because so many people do not have the Xbox One. Unlike the PS4 Pro, which hasn't enticed a ton of PS4 owners to upgrade, people without an Xbox One may buy one to play all the multiplatform games and keep their PS4 for exclusives.

    Then again, it may just completely fail. All I know is that I am getting one.

    Posted in The Internet Reacts to the Xbox One X $499 Price

  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 2 months ago

    I think there is an extra word in the headline for this piece. It should read:

    "The Frostbite Engine Tanked Mass Effect Andromeda"

    Posted in The Frostbite Engine Nearly Tanked Mass Effect Andromeda

  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 2 months ago

    @BulkSlash

    Taking a cue from Nintendo, I think Microsoft is probably going to call it the New Xbox One S.

    Posted in Microsoft Files a New Trademark for This "S" Logo, Shows off Scorpio Dev Kit

  • Avatar for dr134 dr134 2 months ago

    That logo is terrible. I envision them coming up with it like this:

    Boss - "I am going to give you 15 seconds to draw a new Scorpio logo...go!"

    Intern - Draws an S, realizes it looks terrible, starts to erase it....

    Boss - "TIME!!! Looks fantastic. Let's trademark it."

    Posted in Microsoft Files a New Trademark for This "S" Logo, Shows off Scorpio Dev Kit

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