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Zebetite

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  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 9 days ago

    Okay, sure Ubisoft, I'll choose not to play money-grubbing games with loot boxes. Being expected to pay 60 dollars for a game and then potentially hundreds more on top of that is an absurd trend that I thankfully never bought into. There's enough "choice" in the games industry that no one has to waste time on something so disrespectful of their wallet if they don't want to.

    Posted in Ubisoft on Loot Boxes: It's About Quality and Choice

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite A month ago

    @Electryon Hear hear. If Nintendo ever put these toxic practices into Splatoon, I would drop the game in a heartbeat.

    Posted in PUBG Reveals Insane Drop Rates for Its Rarest Items

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite A month ago

    @Electryon Hear hear. If Nintendo ever put these toxic practices into Splatoon, I would drop the game in a heartbeat.

    Posted in PUBG Reveals Insane Drop Rates for Its Rarest Items

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 2 months ago

    Neat article, but uh, you're kinda handicapping yourself if you play Splatoon 2 without sound. There's so many sound cues, from bomb tosses to bullets passing you, that not hearing them makes you dangerously unaware. If you can play that way, more power to you, I just can't imagine doing so myself (competitive tryhard hurr hurr).

    That said, I agree with everything else on the list. Solid article!

    Posted in The Best Games of 2017 to Play While Listening to Podcasts

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 2 months ago

    People are right to be skeptical. Developer promises are worth very little these days. Even if the game is free of microtransactions at launch, there's no guarantee it won't be modified to bring them in at a later date, even years after the fact in some cases. The fact that they have to say this at all worries me.

    Posted in Obsidian Promises "No Microtransactions" For Game Published By Take-Two

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 2 months ago

    @sevenpains Like I said, I'll be the first to admit my intense love for the series makes for a different viewpoint. I can certainly see why the criticisms I have wouldn't affect someone who loads up the game for casual fun. And no, casual is not a dirty word, games like this need players of all skill levels to thrive, so more power to you, man. Just take me at my word and know there's problems under the hood that could be very problematic long-term.

    Posted in Splatoon 2 Is Finally Starting to Feel Like an Actual Sequel

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 2 months ago

    ...No? We still have less maps than Splatoon 1, and half of what we have are returning stages that haven't been edited in any meaningful way (Blackbelly Rainmaker is still busted). The hype for all this new stuff has already faded for many regular players, because new clothes don't change the 16hz tickrate or the busted matchmaking. It took 5 months for every weapon from the first game to return, they've kinda been treating it like the first game didn't exist and everything is "new". Also, you know, this latest patch did nothing to address the stuff dominating the meta, particularly the Splashdown with it's invincibility frames.

    The threat of paid online looms ever closer, and if Nintendo starts charging money for peer-to-peer without any improvements players are going to leave in droves. Even as it stands, a great many pros have been losing interest and quitting the competitive scene.

    I dunno, maybe my viewpoint's skewed from being entrenched in the community and logging around 2,000 hours combined on both games. I just worry for this game's future. This still feels like an expansion pack for the first game, and player retention is slipping, particularly in the EU region, that's practically dead already. Nintendo is going to have to pull out something bigger than a new mode to ensure that this game lasts even a full 2 years outside of Japan.

    Posted in Splatoon 2 Is Finally Starting to Feel Like an Actual Sequel

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 2 months ago

    THIS is why I come to USgamer. I comment on the news pieces but it's articles like this that grab my attention. Excellent work. Kowloon, for all it's faults, is a miraculous piece of human history that deserves to be remembered.

    Posted in A New VR Experience Reignites Forgotten Cult Classic Kowloon's Gate

  • Avatar for Zebetite Zebetite 3 months 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 3 months 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

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