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  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 12 days ago

    I honestly thought they'd been phased out years ago. I haven't seen a physical Vita game in forever and the only one I ever had was Lumines, which I eventually got on PS+ anyway.

    Posted in Report: Sony Will Stop Making Physical PS Vita Games

  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 23 days ago

    Could do with a spoiler warning on this one. I was expecting a pretty simple "no cheatin' allowed, second heart score maxes out at 8" kind of story, but this feels like it details a little too much about the consequences of cheating to not have a heads up, in my opinion.

    Posted in There's No Harem Route Allowed in the Stardew Valley Beta Update

  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 25 days ago

    This is a less-than-relevant comment and entirely unimportant, but the above spammer has made me take note that the Eurogamer voting buttons are up/down, whereas the USGamer voting buttons are down/up.
    Any chance we could get some consistency there, please?

    Posted in Madden Creative Director Suddenly Departs in the Midst of Madden 19's Development

  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 A month ago

    Isn't the percentage of backward compatibility gaming on the XBone on the order of a fraction of a percent?

    It's a nice feature, sure enough, but I don't have an XBone and I haven't touched my 360 in years. I have plenty of old games for the thing, but its time has passed...

    Posted in Xbox One X Enhanced Backwards Compatibility is Incredible, and Microsoft Isn't Getting Enough Credit

  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 A month ago

    So, a game-degrading microtransaction system is being removed, but will it stay gone?
    That's the sad thing about these systems; they've really degraded my trust in these companies. My first question with Ubisoft and EA games these days is "how abusive is the microtransaction system?"; not even whether it's abusive, because they overwhelmingly are, but whether it's tolerable enough that I can even start looking into what the game actually is.
    Honestly, I just find it less stressful to stick with indie games these days.

    Posted in Middle-earth: Shadow of War is Removing Microtransactions From the Game Entirely

  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 A month ago

    @WiIIyTheAntelope At the time, Microsoft were aggressively pushing the WIndows store, the Metro interface and trying to tap into the free money supply that could come from a very Apple-style walled garden.
    Steam Machines were a very real line of defence in the fight-back against that nonsense. You want to create a walled garden, Microsoft? Well here's the open source gaming SteamOS, and an open console-like gaming platform in the form of Steam Machines.
    Given that Microsoft failed to generate any kind of Windows Mobile/Windows App Store ecosystem, they've since rolled back from that whole angle and the need for Steam Machines has disappeared. At the time though, they were definitely a necessary threat against the looming figure of Microsoft's anti... anti-PC, really... behaviour.

    Posted in Valve Quietly Removes Steam Machines From Its Hardware Section [Update: Valve Reaffirms Commitment to Linux]

  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 2 months ago

    Any word on whether they do anything for the bug seen while playing FF15 that reduces the PC's overall graphics performance to a crawl?
    I've got a multi-monitor setup and it knackers up whatever's going on on the second monitor, too. Really odd.

    Posted in You Can Download New Nvidia GPU Drivers Optimized for Sea of Thieves

  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 2 months ago

    Feels odd to say the arcade racer is dead. There's the Need For Speed series, The Crew and its soon-to-release sequel and a fair number of indie titles. And Mario Kart.

    The Ubisoft and EA offerings might be distastefully jam-packed with microtransactions, but they're certainly *around*.

    Posted in Burnout Paradise Isn't The Burnout Game That Needed Remastering

  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 2 months ago

    I've bought the game now, and I'm about ten or twelve hours into it.
    Gotta say I'm siding with Caty and Mike so far.

    Posted in Final Fantasy XV is Still Tearing the USgamer Staff Apart

  • Avatar for Frosty840 Frosty840 2 months ago

    Video games - THINK OF THE CHILDREN!
    The Internet - THINK OF THE CHILDREN!
    Actual firearms used to actually murder actual kids - Not a concern.

    Got it.

    Posted in Trump Urged to Treat Violent Games Like "Tobacco and Liquor"