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  • The E3 Bulletin: Thursday

  • GamesConnoisseur 18/06/2015

    I remember at the time of difficult 3DS launch that almost all here were predicting Vita successful future.

    How times have changed, I loved both platforms and got new 3DS but mourned the wasted potential of Vita. It certainly could have coped with GTA portable, proper AAA titles that aren't coming from Sony.

    Indie titles are well and good but not why I bought Vita.

    Purely remote gaming PS4 seem going to be its fate.
    Reply +5
  • Shenmue 3 returns, but has it already been left behind?

  • GamesConnoisseur 18/06/2015

    I had Shenue on the original platform, Dreamcast, then Shenmue 2 on Xbox (original one!) and now could be getting it on a PC.

    At one time I would dearly love this, but I never finished 2, boredom sets in. Better open world game have come and gone.

    Yes we should pay homage to it, but I felt the time had passed for it to break through as anything other than cult classic.
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  • Sony's E3 conference: an artful blend of nostalgia and big business

  • GamesConnoisseur 16/06/2015

    Where's the games for 2015?!

    What left for 2016 E3? Maybe just flinch 2017 and 2018 stuff!
    Reply -2
  • Xbox 360 saves carry over via Xbox One's back compatibility service

  • GamesConnoisseur 16/06/2015

    Does PS now works online modes for PS3 games and saves carried forward too?! Reply 0
  • Destiny's divisive PlayStation-exclusive content deal continues with The Taken King

  • GamesConnoisseur 16/06/2015

    I had a very large clan on Destiny, but now dwindling away bit by bit, week by week, I can't see Destiny lasting for ten years, DLC one year exclusive deal or not. Make an arse of a difference!! Reply +1
  • PlayStation "new home of Call of Duty", Black Ops 3 DLC headed to PS4 first

  • GamesConnoisseur 16/06/2015

    I really chuckled at how some are thinking this is a good move, COD FPS sweary Chavs nuts been associated too long with Xbox and now it's shifted to Playstation.

    I m for one honestly looking forward to BLOPS III, as its one of better COD, but timed exclusivity shit too.

    Be happy about that one, just confirmed something about a sizeable chunk of the proud PS4 owners, of which I am one.
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  • Final Fantasy 7 Remake is real

  • GamesConnoisseur 16/06/2015

    Coming out 2017 it seemed like, no date, no gameplay trailer!

    But boy what a beautiful build up to confirmation it is FF7 remake, no it isn't, wait, Barrett?! Yay!!!!

    Multi platform but Sony 'owns' FF7 remakes in people's eyes, I m only concerned that remake may not come close to how we 'dreamed' it would play.

    Finger crossed it's come close enough, FF recently, including demo of FFXV stunk for me.
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  • Could this be the last year 'For the Players' is enough for PlayStation?

  • GamesConnoisseur 12/06/2015

    PS4 the only place for games.. Cough cough, my i7 GTX 970 PC say hello!

    Only looking forward to the No Man's Sky, and that will also come on PC!

    Uncharted remastered, nice but prefers new IP or new sequel. For multi platform online games, I mostly go for XBO as got long fiends list there, people I know. Still active Destiny clan.

    Delighted PS4 doing well, it is certainly a better console to XBO's badly put together hardware and launch. However of the two, MS and Sony, for me as the gamer, I really can't see how we would not prefer MS's offering. Sony seem resting on laurels a bit too much.

    E3 next week may tell us differently, that both offers all the goodies, but be open eyed and consider if MS or Sony shows was instead on the other foot, would we be more delighted or not?
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  • Halo 5's story sees Master Chief team up with Blue Team in single-player and co-op

  • GamesConnoisseur 09/06/2015



    I got PS4 also (likewise PS3, PS2 etc), didn't stop me from being a neutral multi platform owner that enjoy games just as they are.
    Reply +4
  • The Witcher 3 sells 4m copies in two weeks

  • GamesConnoisseur 09/06/2015


    Waste of time replying to " boycott the Witcher 3 coz of the downgrade" crowd.

    They wont be happy unless..

    a) CD Projekt goes bankrupt cos of poor sales as wise gamers avoid the downgraded/false advertising

    b) CD Projekt released the upgrade to restore the superior PC version as per the orginial trailer.

    They live in their own world, as I got GTX 970 and Witcher 3 code, running it on ultra setting and its a great looking game as it is. Sure bit rough in places, but come on, its still a good game.
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  • The Digital Foundry 2015 graphics card upgrade guide

  • GamesConnoisseur 07/06/2015

    I got last week GTX 970 bundled with these two games, Witcher 3 mostly on ultra, oh so gorgeous! Runs very smoothly on my 2 and half years old i7 8 GB PC. Reply +5
  • Video: The sex scenes of The Witcher 3 reviewed

  • GamesConnoisseur 05/06/2015


    No once every Summer Solstice, and then the soap is just optional
    Reply +1
  • PlanetSide 2 gets a June release date on PS4

  • GamesConnoisseur 03/06/2015

    Well I think Activsion would see Planetside 2 as a bona fide competitor to the Destiny's PS4 players base. That this game can retain long term attention of the players who would potentially afford less time to Destiny.

    Both games ARE quite different I agree, yet its quite similar in how expect players to engage long term, grinding/playing whether PvP/co operatively.
    Reply +2
  • This week's free Witcher 3 DLC is...

  • GamesConnoisseur 02/06/2015

    Free stuff each week, you are spoiling us! I played 60 hours on PS4 but yesterday got a new Nvidia video card, GTX 970 and oh boy the bundled Witcher 3 game on an ultra settings just so good! Reply +30
  • Microsoft E3 2015 press conference date, time confirmed

  • GamesConnoisseur 14/05/2015

    Oh bloody hell!!!

    Absolutely loads of negative posts?!

    I accept cynicisms, but complete hate toward Xbox, it's just a game machine not a target of ideological war, such as Stalin, Bush.. Hang on maybe this is exactly it!

    Fanboys taking themselves so seriously!

    My respond as multi platform owner is simply, come on you better really prove that. Without baggage!
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  • Ubisoft ditches Xbox 360 and PS3 development

  • GamesConnoisseur 14/05/2015

    I think X360/PS3/Wii era certainly does make a strong argument, meta critic averages, also after-all it's the last time we see the published works of mid tier AA publishers. However, prior to that, we see far more strong platform exclusives on Xbox/PS2/GameCube.

    This gen could give a good shout, we are only one and half year in.
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  • Witcher 3 on Xbox One uses dynamic scaling to boost resolution

  • GamesConnoisseur 12/05/2015


    Don't bother replying, we won't change his graphic whore obsessed mind, if it fall below the perfection in his mind eyes.

    I will enjoy this to full, already looking better than Skyrim on X360, however obviously on PC modded Skyrim (which I got) would looks so gorgeous. Hence if you got a PC, run this at full tilt and hopefully CD Projekt will allows the modding scene on scale of what we had seen on PC's Skyrim. That literally the sky is the limit!
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  • MGS5's seedy Quiet figure has squeezable boobs

  • GamesConnoisseur 11/05/2015

    :rolleyes: Reply +4
  • Nintendo to launch five smartphone games by March 2017

  • GamesConnoisseur 08/05/2015

    Beginning of the end of the Nintendo years on the home consoles, when next Nintendo console can't compete with Nintendo's profits on smartphone gaming, that it. Reply -1
  • The land beyond Achievements

  • GamesConnoisseur 07/05/2015

    I never 100% game just for achievements, as it's just arbitrary.

    A case in point is someone I know who really OCD about it and get disappointed if didn't 100%, looking for one more car to hijack in Just Cause 2. He spent weeks looking for that car!

    I finally finished MGS4 on hardest difficulty and yet no deaths, stunned only. No trophy unlocked but it was one of my proudest moment.

    Iron Banner last week in Destiny, my first time doing Iron Banner even though I finished all raids, nightfall and so on. PvP not touched much until Iron Banner, got into the zone, managed a 16:0 Kill Death Ratio and got third Iron Wrath bounty.

    This was my highlight, no achievement for it, but didn't care, don't need meaningless arbitrary system to tell me it was worth it. It's mean something to me, not necessarily the case for everyone.

    Same as it mean something to achieved the top ranking leaderboard, or whatever personal yardstick each of us may have aimed for or reached accidentally.

    I used to think it was an exciting feature, but who really check each other's achievements?!

    Just the shared anecdotes with mates over a beer, that more meaningful.
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  • P.T. no longer available for re-download in the US

  • GamesConnoisseur 06/05/2015

    Konami haven't yet explained WHY cancelled Silent Hills or commented on it? Did they?

    As we heard from the actor, director involved. Seem to be the budget of having on board big names and Kojima's vision left a lot to be desired in dwindling revenue Konami boardroom?

    Or that Hideo punched a middle manager coz beef dinner wasn't served on time or something.
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  • Killzone: Shadow Fall's 1080p class action lawsuit dismissed

  • GamesConnoisseur 05/05/2015


    I chuckled heartily at the pun, but reading comments, saw that no one but you commented on it.
    Reply +1
  • First screenshots of Dragon Age: Inquisition single-player DLC

  • GamesConnoisseur 01/05/2015

    Multi platform owner but DA:I is on my PS4, Witcher 3 will not permit me a chance to play DLC as too late by then! Reply +3
  • GamesConnoisseur 23/03/2015

    When it's Destiny and Sony 12 months timed exclusive for PS3/ PS4 it's fine and dandy, but NO NO NO NO it's not acceptable, for an unspecified amount of timed exclusivity for DA:I DLC on Xbox and PC?!!

    Hypocritical much?!

    First, it won't be 12 months, my guess is 1 to 2 months, and Sony didn't think EA Access was good enough when they are flogging their own at much more ridiculous price!

    EG did an article about this, EA Access while a bit threadbare but did already looks quite reasonable!

    However before u call me up as a fanboy, I need to declare an interest, I got Ps4 version of DA:I and spend huge number of hours on it, looking forward to that DLC once it's come out on PS4.
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  • Code Name: STEAM review

  • GamesConnoisseur 01/05/2015

    Loved to bits both the Advance War and Fire Emblem series, tried the demo, really didn't take to it. A lot of things doesn't gel right with regards to how the two strategy series worked well. It's felt more like it trying too hard to be a third person shooter with bit of strategy in it!

    Perhaps I was too hasty in my judgement, recommended. Will wait on further reviews though.
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  • PlayStation 4 lifetime sales pass 22.3m worldwide

  • GamesConnoisseur 30/04/2015


    That's make very poor sense!

    Get one free sell it on, get one free use it as door stop if not scrap parts. But point blank refuse it coz u HATE Xbox. That is a very fanatical viewpoint!

    I m multi platform owner and always had been, Xbox One doesn't really deserves all that hate.

    Hate away!

    Congrats on Sony for reaching a milestone with PS4.
    Reply +2
  • eSports betting site Unikrn is now live

  • GamesConnoisseur 29/04/2015


    Didn't you se the bit where European can use the betting service? On eSports and ergo a future trend for our growing and more diverse vices with regards to gaming?!
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  • The top 15 Final Fantasy 15 demo complaints addressed, one by one

  • GamesConnoisseur 28/04/2015

    Applauding this level of interaction with the fans and for responding!

    Still I m feeling that the whole game, based on demo is not for me or that my tastes have moved on. Witcher 3, Pillars of Eternity etc are more like it.

    Still all the best.
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  • Goodbye, P.T.: Inventive, brilliant, and troubled

  • GamesConnoisseur 28/04/2015

    Goodbye P.T. Is true, but I think it's actually goodbye to Silent Hill, Konami as a AAA publishers of full consoles title.

    Endless non-risky sequels and spin offs, social and mobile gaming takes a larger share.
    Reply +12
  • Dirt Rally could well be Codemasters' first real sim

  • GamesConnoisseur 27/04/2015


    Now your latest comment made it official, that you was just trolling all along!!
    Reply +1
  • Digital Foundry: Hands-on with PlanetSide 2 on PS4

  • GamesConnoisseur 27/04/2015

    This was the game I was really looking forward to, screen-tearing is a massive turn off for me, no deal.

    Turn down the effects, screen resolution to maybe even the 720p and maintain a stable and locked 30 fps then we can talk.

    Being stubborn at the supposed ideal 1080p capacity of PS4 in face of the reality of maintaining hundreds of players and very large map, where even the much more powerful PC can still struggle, why think 1080p 60 fps a remote possibility?!

    If Beta is really just to test how PS4 performs in real world demands, then please resolve screen tearings and soft cap fps as a priority before the resolution and the effects please!
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  • Resident Evil HD remaster sells 1m copies

  • GamesConnoisseur 24/04/2015


    Seconded that and also happy for RE Zero too
    Reply +4
  • Xbox sales decreased 20 per cent year-over-year in Q1

  • GamesConnoisseur 24/04/2015

    Wii U is even more of a 'flop' than Xbox One, but still the fans and Nintendo are happily anticipating X, Zelda and so on.

    MS need to adapt the same spirit and commitment, produces and secures an unforgettable exclusives and so generation later, people will reminisce and say didn't do very well, but boy what a great games...

    Original Xbox had a great exclusive games, far, far behind PS2, but I don't regret for a second the experiences I had. Will we be able to say the same? That the yardstick rather than who the top dog!

    PC will rains on both the consoles together anyway!
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  • Video: Video game sequels you'll never get to play

  • GamesConnoisseur 23/04/2015

    Prey 2 looked fun. Reply +13
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection gets new 1.6GB patch

  • GamesConnoisseur 22/04/2015


    Re squeakyg

    Yes choosing one console over another due to sizes of patches when both were equally afflicted seem misinformed or misrepresentation of facts.

    However, as a very heartbroken MCC day one purchaser, and where I still HAVENT been able to get back to the game. I think if sqeakyg had stated the issues of broken MCC that persuaded him to go with PS4 instead. That would be much more understandable even if we take into account likewise borked certain driving game on PS4.
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  • Project Cars technical details confirmed

  • GamesConnoisseur 15/04/2015

    Looks great, my problem more about competing with Witcher 3's demand on my time, certainly will pick this up, maybe later in the summer quiet months!

    Or I weaken as usual nearer the time and splash out anyway! In either case, shaping up to be one of the exciting release for the driving fans.

    I m leaning toward 900p version, simply as I m Deaf and the narrating won't do me any good but the impulse vibrations will help with immersion. Plus my friends list and others who also planning on getting this game. Beating lap times etc.

    I m aware that most would prefer PC with wheel and having the options is a good thing.
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  • The Order: 1886 now has a Photo Mode

  • GamesConnoisseur 13/04/2015

    I enjoyed the game however features/modes thin it was and yes bit short, but still a blast and photo mode would indeed not go amiss, but I wouldn't play through it again just for that! Though graphically it's does have it moments and the photo mode would be useful! Reply +8
  • Destiny House of Wolves expansion release date

  • GamesConnoisseur 13/04/2015

    I m playing Witcher 3 first, even though already got season pass!

    Why? There's huge number of days between HoW and next DLC in Sept!

    Will get bored before long and let glitches/cheesing be patched first!
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  • Team Ninja making Dissidia Final Fantasy arcade game

  • GamesConnoisseur 10/04/2015

    Square Enix already remade FFVII

    FFXIII was FFVII reimagined for today audience

    Still one can dream, yes Cloud looks nice there! Port of Dissidia to console in EU, hope so.
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  • Video: The importance of Pillars of Eternity's first 30 minutes

  • GamesConnoisseur 02/04/2015


    What a way to miss the point, this game was successfully kickstarted on the premise of doing game in SAME style as Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale etc

    The demands and audience is there, but no one is saying EVERYONE should buys it!

    Why come into this thread and just drop a poop?! If I wasn't interested in a new film noir movie, all in black and white, but I know there's audience for it. Would I feel the need to go and say so?!
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  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D review

  • GamesConnoisseur 01/04/2015

    WHY can't they use the lower screen properly and leave top screen largely GUI free?

    That the worse sin but still gonna get it regardless.
    Reply +6
  • Is Bloodborne the next-gen Souls you've been waiting for?

  • GamesConnoisseur 28/03/2015

    Bloodborne where does this leaves Dark Souls 2 remaster?

    1. Bloodborne is not a multi platform ergo, for NON PS4 owners, this is not an issue!

    2. Even so, PS4 owners may wish to soak themselves into both like me, just as playing PIllars of Eternity doesn't mean I can't carry on enjoy Icewind Dale on iPad, both the same genre and if you got the time and inclination, you may wish to enjoy both.

    I m having fun with Bloodborne, but I still miss certain stuff from Dark Souls, and so will get back into that one day.
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  • Bloodborne dev working on a patch to improve load times

  • GamesConnoisseur 24/03/2015

    Been playing it via US PSN Store, fun game but loads time are indeed bit much!!

    So a good news that they are looking to improve this issue.
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  • Is Bloodborne the best game ever, or just the second best?

  • GamesConnoisseur 24/03/2015

    Staring at Bloodborne Logo a lot!

    I purchased off US PSN Store as its 10 cheaper and 3 days earlier!!

    Enjoyed so far stil very Dark Soulsy, but more terrifying, loadings. Even hearing about the issue beforehand, doesn't really prepare you for how much you will be staring at the logo after each death!

    A necessary cross to bear but marking people down for pointing this factual point out? SDF much?

    Yes metacritic aren't wrong, but read every reviews, virtually all mentioned it.

    After 1,000s deaths, I don't think I ll be quite enamoured of the logo!
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  • Batman: Arkham Knight delayed by a few weeks

  • GamesConnoisseur 23/03/2015

    Played Arkham Origins, it's really DOESNT feel like a proper Rocksteady's game, it's just a cash in by Warner Bros, but surprised they signed off on remaster only including Rocksteady's work and yes will need a lot of repair work to update Origins however much fun I did get out of it. Reply +1
  • Titanfall: One year on

  • GamesConnoisseur 19/03/2015

    The best thing about Titanfall for me is the regen challenges forced me to appreciate every arsenal choice, and was thankful for it. I never presitged once in COD as why repeat everything?!

    I m a Gen 10 only cos of the new challenges each regen, and telling once I reach Gen 10, nothing left, I moved on. I just found out that added new ranking system, if they had it at start I feel a lot more players would stayed on a lot longer.
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  • Two years on, DmC takes its rightful place in the series

  • GamesConnoisseur 12/03/2015

    DmC Definitive Edition really in a way should have been what DmC should have been on X360/PS3, but hardware didn't permit 60 fps. If it was, then would have answered satisfactorily most of the criticism levelled against it. Far more scaleability in difficulty, want hardcore? There you have it.

    Played the old series and I m a convert to NT's take, as always felt that old Dante was too naffy cool, tried too hard and yet looked bit camp. NT's Dante and more importantly the universe, felt more grounded, the transitions to hell etc. Not only looked beautiful but also seemed more proper supernatural compared to the old DMC which felt just like a Final Fantasty-esque random monsters to beat.

    I hoped NT would be allowed to continue the reboot series, but if not I still enjoy both the old and new take. Some people will never be convinced that fine, I would think they have a lot more merits in their argument if also had played to end the definitive version of the reboot. I think some of them would not recant but admire NT's work a lot more.
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  • Face-Off: DmC Devil May Cry Definitive Edition

  • GamesConnoisseur 11/03/2015

    I went with XBO instead of PS4 version, simply cos of my friends list, leaderboard has lots of added value to the game.

    I have stated over and over in my previous posts how scree tears BREAKS immersion.

    Thankfully hardly very noticeable, on that basis, denying XBO a rare graceful 'win' seem unfair.

    Both version are just as fun to play with I m sure, but it is interesting that a few examples where PS4 ranked behind XBO need further investigating.

    I was disappointed with PS4 version of RER2 as frame rates all over place, but when playing on XBO much better.

    Why??? PS4 is clearly much more capable, it is just developer's fault? CPU slight inferior to XBO a culprit?


    I m interested in finding that out.

    I love both consoles and PC, I make choice based on friends, better quality or other reasons (much cheaper via US PSN etc)
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  • Long-awaited Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking patch out now

  • GamesConnoisseur 04/03/2015


    Your biggest fear is simply a reality of the situation.

    I could at one time be able to see everyone on my friends list playing the next Halo game, bit fewer each time, but still easily the most popular. A good few of us got ourselves HMCC.

    When it's was proven to be nigh unplayable, the rest just went, avoid.

    I see almost no one playing HMCC any week, I still got it as hasn't the heart to trade it away but also not got the heart anymore to boot it up.

    Question should be, did HMCC fiasco damaged Halo franchise? I m not going to speculate that Halo 5 won't sell, it's will but how much of the potential sales are now gone?

    I really don't imagine seeing Halo 5 on majority of my friends list.

    MS cocked it up big way, the launch of XBOX One and HMCC.

    I said that with a heavy heart.
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  • Does resolution really matter?

  • GamesConnoisseur 28/02/2015

    I got both consoles, the fact that the best looking PS4 game so far, The Order DOESNT run at full 1080p, at 74% and The Ryze for XO runs at 69%. That's says a lot about so called 1080p as a minimum standard. Come on!! It's time to move on 1080p arguments.

    I vastly prefer The Order to Ryse, however the gap isn't really about just the resolution counts, IF it is ALL that it's matters? THEN Go to PC OVER both the PS4 and the XO for god's sake!! PC always will get best resolutions options over consoles. FULL STOP!

    I always prioritise frame rates over resolution, so if it's runs smoother on XO but still looks fairly close, then that's the best choice!

    Got the latest Resident Evil game on PS4 and was a bit burnt that it performed better on XO, but to many people if it's doesn't really matter that PS4's version is a bit inferior to XO, then WHY does it ONLY matter when it's the other way round for other games?!

    Perceptions counts as they say.

    That the hypocritical thing, but for me the priority is the frame rates, then the nice additional visual processing features and then finally the resolution.

    You can get highest resolution but minus the things that ENHANCES the immersion, IE low frame rates or loss of A nice visual extras ARENT REALLY worth it in my book.

    Just as a car that can do top speed of 160 mph isn't the be all and the end all of it, it's the comfy of driving, the gears, petrol mileage, and so on. Sub 1080p, right FORGET IT! Doesn't care anymore! Huh?!
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