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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 17:30:44

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Yarcofin said:


Hey guys I need suggestions...  I'm probably going to buy a game this weekend for PC. What do you think is the best choice of:  - Fallout 3 - Command & Conquer 3 - COD: World at War - Other?


I'm looking for the best single-player experience out of all of them, since I can't connect  to most games online because of the damn university's port-blocking.  De Blob goes on my Christmas list with whatever games I don't choose now. No Wii games on the list because I will be at university without Wii... I'll play them for 2 weeks during the Christmas break.




Consider World of Goo (or get it during thems 2 weeks on Wii).  Seems right up your alley.  Oh, and I don't think Fable II was released on PC (or even announced yet) which confuses me.






Ah, ok. I was thinking 360. Scratch Fable II then. I still recommend Fallout 3. Even though I haven't played Red Alert 3 yet I'd recommend that as my second choice just because I'm a big fan, it looks good, and the reviews were at least decent.
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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 18:30:12
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@Topic creators

How can you post  Guinness World Records review and forget about Chrono Trigger? Tsk, tsk Nyaa

@all

Read the Deadly Creatures interview, there is talk about snail porn Grinning

Guinness Word Records > Chrono Trigger

eww, snail porn? You scare me sometimes, Iga.

Nyaa

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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 20:35:22
Eidos' business practices are disgusting. Sad

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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 20:43:27
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Eidos' business practices are disgusting. Sad

Agreed! I could make a thread about the business practices with respect to the video game "journalism", but I am lazy!

So you do it, or I will bombard you with snail related porn!

Get to work my dear hamster

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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 21:57:17
Ugh that Eidos story numbs the brains.

Whhhhhhhhhhy?

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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 22:28:59
I was mulling over getting a new SDTV for my Standard definition consoles and dvds. But here they have completely phased out not only SDTVs in stores but CRTs as well which have a better faster picture traditionally.

So I'm considering using an external scaler to solve all Dreamcast/Wii/Xbox problems. I came across this from HDTV magazine:

"In the past we had only NTSC video which uses 480i and comes in a variety of different connections and level of performance. Our displays have been 480i also and this is called the native scan rate. HDTV though is 720p or 1080i and that means your HDTV has one of these native scan rates and possibly one more, 480p. There were few displays that do more than two and with CRT dead and gone there is only one scan rate that will perfectly match the pixel matrix of our new digital displays. Connecting a 480i signal to a native 480i display is a straight forward process. Connecting that signal to an HDTV will not work until it has been converted to the native scan rate of the display. This process is called scaling and every HDTV has one that will convert most everything out there so you can view it on the display. We call this an internal scaler. Unfortunately many of the internal scalers of the past were quite poor significantly degrading the final image you see. While scaling has radically improved over the last 8 years even with current displays you may not get the last word on performance with out an external scaler. The way to get around that is to use an external scaler that does a far better job and set it to one of the native scan rates of your display.
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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 22:30:52
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Ravenprose said:
Eidos' business practices are disgusting. Sad

Agreed! I could make a thread about the business practices with respect to the video game "journalism", but I am lazy!

So you do it, or I will bombard you with snail related porn!

Get to work my dear hamster

I've nearly completed my Associates Degree in Business. I've written soo many business oriented papers recently that I'm completely burned out. So, no thanks, Iga.

I like that hamster pic, though. Happy

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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 23:00:25

Best post ever!!!

From Neogaf written by Pseudo_Sam

Oh thank God, someone who understands.

The title of this thread should have been "Oh my fucking God Excite Truck is amazing sequel plz" or some such variant. Anytime I see a thread and it's not titled like so, I die a little on the inside and curse the heavens for allowing such unbridled ass-kickery to go so unappreciated.

Seriously, have any of you even played Excite Truck? The insanity is virtually impossible to describe. If a robot cyborg ever had to be made out of only video games, Excite Truck would be its dick. I'm not talking some stubby shit, either, this thing would be huge. Think 10 inches, with throbbing veins and shit. Anytime the cyborg tried to have anal it would instantly kill its partner with its massive cock, which wouldn't be easy considering robots have metal assholes.

Robot sex aside, Excite Truck fucking rules. God damn. Just go buy this shit already. A sequel would be the greatest thing in the history of things, but its never gonna happen if you sit on your ass and whine to GAF all day. Think about it: people like you are directly preventing the greatest game of all time from being made. You are one sick motherfucker.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 23:23:43

Excite Truck does indeed rule, but I'd rather have a sequel to Wave Race right now instead.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 23:38:52
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Ugh that Eidos story numbs the brains.

Whhhhhhhhhhy?

Because Eidos are fucking pigs. They've been like this for years.


God, they can fuck off now. I'm either renting TRU or buying TRU used. I mean, what's worse? Giving Eidos money or giving Gamestop/Blockbuster money? Ditto the Batman game.

So I'm watching the new Sonic movie - the Werehog one. Someone uploaded it on to YouTube. It's alright - good CG.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 23:53:18
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I was mulling over getting a new SDTV for my Standard definition consoles and dvds. But here they have completely phased out not only SDTVs in stores but CRTs as well which have a better faster picture traditionally.

So I'm considering using an external scaler to solve all Dreamcast/Wii/Xbox problems. I came across this from HDTV magazine:

"In the past we had only NTSC video which uses 480i and comes in a variety of different connections and level of performance. Our displays have been 480i also and this is called the native scan rate. HDTV though is 720p or 1080i and that means your HDTV has one of these native scan rates and possibly one more, 480p. There were few displays that do more than two and with CRT dead and gone there is only one scan rate that will perfectly match the pixel matrix of our new digital displays. Connecting a 480i signal to a native 480i display is a straight forward process. Connecting that signal to an HDTV will not work until it has been converted to the native scan rate of the display. This process is called scaling and every HDTV has one that will convert most everything out there so you can view it on the display. We call this an internal scaler. Unfortunately many of the internal scalers of the past were quite poor significantly degrading the final image you see. While scaling has radically improved over the last 8 years even with current displays you may not get the last word on performance with out an external scaler. The way to get around that is to use an external scaler that does a far better job and set it to one of the native scan rates of your display.
"

My Walmart is still selling five or six different SDTV CRT models, but most other stores here in Colorado have completely phased them out. When my SDTV dies, I'm probably going to buy a used CRT as a replacement if my Walmart stops selling them by then. I have no need or desire for an HDTV, especially at current prices.

As far as the external scaler, I have no idea if that will work, but I heard they are quite expensive.

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NFS Undercover is fucking broken.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 03:29:55
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Best post ever!!!

From Neogaf written by Pseudo_Sam

Oh thank God, someone who understands.

The title of this thread should have been "Oh my fucking God Excite Truck is amazing sequel plz" or some such variant. Anytime I see a thread and it's not titled like so, I die a little on the inside and curse the heavens for allowing such unbridled ass-kickery to go so unappreciated.

Seriously, have any of you even played Excite Truck? The insanity is virtually impossible to describe. If a robot cyborg ever had to be made out of only video games, Excite Truck would be its dick. I'm not talking some stubby shit, either, this thing would be huge. Think 10 inches, with throbbing veins and shit. Anytime the cyborg tried to have anal it would instantly kill its partner with its massive cock, which wouldn't be easy considering robots have metal assholes.

Robot sex aside, Excite Truck fucking rules. God damn. Just go buy this shit already. A sequel would be the greatest thing in the history of things, but its never gonna happen if you sit on your ass and whine to GAF all day. Think about it: people like you are directly preventing the greatest game of all time from being made. You are one sick motherfucker.

As they say, "he's right you know."

Oh, and Microcosmos is in fact awesome.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 07:06:24

Tomb Raider Underworld (Wii) sucks!

I had a Rent 1, Get 1 Free Coupon for my local video store, so I figured I'd rent a couple games for the weekend. Well, that plan hasn't worked out so well. I went to the store to rent Mirror's Edge (360) and Tomb Raider Underworld (Wii).

Well, so far I've spent about two hours with TR, and it has been one miserable gameplay session. Why? The game's camera is absolutely horrid! It's constantly twitching and/or flickering all over the place, and causing me to needlessly die over and over again. I can't get a good angle of anything except Lara's ass. WTF were they thinking? Have none of these dumb-ass devs ever played a 3D Super Mario game? The camera is soo bad that it actually made me sick, and I've NEVER become sick with any game before. Not only is the camera bad, but the games controls are far worse than they were on the Wii version of TR Anniversary. This is one of the worst controller configurations that I've seen on any Wii game I've played so far, and is very unresponsive too. This is exactly the type of half-assed crap that makes me not want to buy games anymore (except Nintendo's). Tomb Raider Underworld is nothing more than shovelware on Wii. Yell

What really gets me is that Anniversary was so great! Sure itt had its flaws, but it was still a very enjoyable game on Wii. Same can be said of Legend on GC too. So WTF happend?

Thank God I have Mirror's Edge to play instead. I haven't played much of it yet due to the pounding headache TR created, but I will tomarrow.

Edited: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 08:09:28

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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 08:23:08

Ok so I finally saw Oldboy. For a lot of the movie I was like what the fuck is this. It was a weird movie, very different directing style. I was kind of wondering where it was all headed, I thought the main dude would kill the bad dude and nothing would happen.

Then the revelation came and I was like HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY SHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I just sat there for the rest of the movie with my jaw on the floor. Everything clicked at that moment, the whole movie came into focus and it was like wow. When I read the description on the box about a revenge tale I figured it would be your classic tale of revenge with the hero getting back at his enemies, I never thought it was twisted like that. Amazing.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 08:25:28
darthhomer said:

NFS Undercover is fucking broken.



You should have read some reviews, they all say its broken.

I saw you playing that earlier, I was wondering how it was going.

Raven TR on PS3 is no different, the camera is constantly going nuts. Its like the camera is a horny teenager that only wants to see Lara's ass and tits but I want it to show me the damn level and we are constantly in a fight.
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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 11:07:08
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My Walmart is still selling five or six different SDTV CRT models, but most other stores here in Colorado have completely phased them out. When my SDTV dies, I'm probably going to buy a used CRT as a replacement if my Walmart stops selling them by then. I have no need or desire for an HDTV, especially at current prices.

As far as the external scaler, I have no idea if that will work, but I heard they are quite expensive.

Yeah they are expensive but there isn't much choice. I guess if you have a launch PS3 you have guaranteed backwards compatibility and upscaling for your PS2 collection, that version never launched in europe. With the other systems things get fuzzy, with a 360 you need online and a hard drive and not all games are supported for upscaling. With Wii nothing is upscaled at all. I put my Xbox and Ninja Gaiden with components through my HDTV and it looked like an N64 game. Scaling is crap. On Wii the only games that I have that seem to come out relatively unscathed are mario kart, galaxy and prime 3, although they lose sharpness and gain jaggies. I certainly hope that whatever system nintendo decides to release in the next few years has upscaling for Wii and Cube games.

Not only that, I dont know why but I still can't get VC games to run on my HDTV, the only game which does is Super Mario RPG which has a special note that it runs in 480p. Maybe it has to do with PAL vs NTSC on HDTVs and interlaced vs progressive. It's a pain in the ass. I don't mind HDTV it is the next step but they never tell you that your SD content and consoles and everything else will look worse. Here the only way to get HD television is to subscribe to Fox which costs a ton for a box and then the monthly subscription and most of their content is upscaled anyway. Otherwise there is this new service called freesat which is few but has only a handful of channels. You have to pay over $140 for a satellite dish and then double that for a decoding box. Really the only thing HD is getting used for is gaming. This is why I wish the PS3 had launched at a lower price, at least I would get gaming and blu-ray out of it. And if Sony hadn't have screwed europe I would have got a PS2 out of it too. Sad

So at the moment I'm just glad that my excellent sony wega TV is still running, because when it goes, with shops phasing out SD CRTs I could be forced into playing on a 14" with a fantastic picture or playing on a massive 50" with a shitty picture. Or paying through the nose for an external scaler.

  • I think the optimum camera angle should be on Lara's ass LOL It's what you suckers get for playing Womb Raider
  • Iga that post is legendary. I still haven't even tried excite truck but I'm not a fan of tilt for driving unless there is some kind of feedback. When its done well, it feels great like warioware or this one section on Disaster, but mostly it feels too waffling and inprecise. It needs clever design to make it work, for instance on warioware it has this superb wii remote speaker use on some minigames so when you turn you can hear the sound like gears clacking in your hands which helps you judge how far you are turning.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 11:24:04
Dvader said:

Ok so I finally saw Oldboy. For a lot of the movie I was like what the fuck is this. It was a weird movie, very different directing style. I was kind of wondering where it was all headed, I thought the main dude would kill the bad dude and nothing would happen.

Then the revelation came and I was like HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY SHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I just sat there for the rest of the movie with my jaw on the floor. Everything clicked at that moment, the whole movie came into focus and it was like wow. When I read the description on the box about a revenge tale I figured it would be your classic tale of revenge with the hero getting back at his enemies, I never thought it was twisted like that. Amazing.



LOL Glad you enjoyed it. The film plays out like a puzzle where you see them trying to figure everything out and then at the end when its solved you are like GASP . The beauty of the film is that.... argh I can't even say because it would spoil it for others. It's even better the second time watching it I find, because now that you know what the final puzzle looks like at the end you can appreciate how it all fits together when repeat watching. It's one of my favourite movies, ever.

The director is Park Chan Wook and he's the best director around at the moment for my money. Another one of my favourite films ever is by the same director and I love it as much as Oldboy although it's a very different vibe, very melanchonic, almost like a Majora's Mask type feeling. It's Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, there is a trailer and details on my Movie blog. He also did a movie called JSA about a border post between north and south korea that is fairly quiet before a blow out ending. And a film called I'm a Cyborg but that's okay about a girl in a mental institution who thinks she is a cyborg. That's not as good as his other movies but still inventive and funny. It's a much lighter film that some will hate.

Anyhow I'm glad you like it, Korean cinema has had a great time although flagged a little recentely, there are some great movies out there, if need any reccomendations, check my movie blog or ask. I think you guys might like The Host, it's a Monster movie but a black comedy at the same time and the same director did this excellent film called Memories of Murder about the first serial killer case in Korea. It's not your typical hollywood blood and guts or forensic tale though.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 11:58:27
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darthhomer said:

NFS Undercover is fucking broken.



You should have read some reviews, they all say its broken.

I saw you playing that earlier, I was wondering how it was going.

Raven TR on PS3 is no different, the camera is constantly going nuts. Its like the camera is a horny teenager that only wants to see Lara's ass and tits but I want it to show me the damn level and we are constantly in a fight.

I know, I posted that IGN review for gods sake. But I needed to see if it was really that bad - I mean, it's IGN!

Frame rate is a HUGE problem. Then there's the fact that you can buy stuff THAT YOU HAVEN'T UNLOCKED IN THE GAME TO THAT POINT VIA REAL MONEY. THAT IS NOT FUCKING RIGHT. NOT IN THE SLIGHEST.

God, I need more time to go on...

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