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  • The silent composer

  • GitSomE_UK 19/04/2014

    The music that ALWAYS resonates strong gaming memories with me is Half Life 2 - Nuclear Mission Jam...



    Everything just gelled together in the game when this music played.

    Music is as essential as the graphics for total immersion IMO.
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  • Rapture leaked: The true story behind the making of BioShock

  • GitSomE_UK 17/04/2014

    I just wished they ported Bioshock to Vita. My gaming on the go life would be complete. Reply +2
  • Sony wanted Titanfall developer Respawn to work on Vita

  • GitSomE_UK 17/04/2014

    Interesting to learn about the turmoil in the background. I really like TitanFall. However, I can't help but feel that there was so much more planned for it that would have turned a great game into something truly epic. The back story for the campaign always feels as though it was meant for something more.

    I'm playing on PC on insane detail level and I find the look and pace of the action at times to be simply stunning.

    I don't know, but after watching the intro movie and sometimes on the campaign it feels like I'm playing a synopsis of something that was meant to be so much bigger but the developer just couldn't get around to doing it i.e. money and legal people have taken precedence over creativity and longevity of the IP.

    I just hope TitanFall 2 will have a proper single player campaign and arrives on the Playstation.
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  • Face-Off: Titanfall on Xbox 360

  • GitSomE_UK 12/04/2014

    The interwebs may just explode over this analysis Reply +10
  • Video: Dialling into Hotline Miami 2's Wrong Number

  • GitSomE_UK 11/04/2014

    This looks brilliant, took me a while to warm to it but when I did I couldn't put it down. Cannot wait for this.

    Please, please, please release straight to Vita!
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  • A glimpse at The Last of Us Remastered on PS4

  • GitSomE_UK 10/04/2014

    @sjmlondon

    Brilliant! That made me GLOL! :-D
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  • Titanfall Xbox 360 footage arrives online

  • GitSomE_UK 07/04/2014

    @Kendrene

    Chap! It's the Internet. Common sense, facts, intelligence and integrity mean nothing.

    Best to be wowed by the spectacle of this narcissistic, nihilistic zoo rather than be one of the performing exhibits.
    Reply +3
  • Rockstar lays out Grand Theft Auto Online spring update roadmap

  • GitSomE_UK 02/04/2014

    All very well R*... PC version please! Reply +12
  • Next-Gen Face-Off: Titanfall

  • GitSomE_UK 15/03/2014

    @zme-ul

    Many thanks for the response. Looks like this is a no then.

    Having read the @Cartho comment it sounds like it's not what I was hoping for either around the campaign. A real shame as I was so excited about this.

    EA insertion initiated...
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  • GitSomE_UK 15/03/2014

    There's no review so maybe someone can tell me.

    Do you need Origin to play? Is it like Crysis 3 on PC where you MUST login before you can play?

    If you need Origin then EA can stick this right up its arse!
    Reply +4
  • Video shows how to dock in Elite: Dangerous

  • GitSomE_UK 14/03/2014

    The more I see of this the more I like and I'm seriously, seriously thinking of stumping up the cash and supporting it.

    It's been a looooooooong time since we had a decent space game.
    Reply +1
  • War has changed. But has Hideo Kojima?

  • GitSomE_UK 14/03/2014

    @jabberwocky
    I know, I know as much as I enjoyed MGS3 there was something that just didn't quite gel with me around the story. I still don't know why as its really well done.

    I think Twin Snakes was my wooah I'm loving this moment.

    MGS2 the characters, the music, the setting, the story everything was just perfect and propelled the series higher still.

    MGS3 seemed to implode into itself a little. I loved the back story, the evolved engine it was just something that didn't quite click.

    MGS4 as per my spoiler comment and how the characters evolved. It just had me totally hooked especially with my spoiler - I did not see that coming :-)

    Hmmm I think now is the time to do an MGSathon and revisit them all in readiness for MGS5... I'll see how MGS3 fares again after a third play through.
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  • GitSomE_UK 14/03/2014

    For some reason when I read this...

    Out at Konami's remote snow-covered lodge in rural Nasu, Japan, I ask Kojima what keeps inspiring him to return for yet another encore role in the director's chair.
    I pictured the snow fortress from Inception

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  • GitSomE_UK 14/03/2014

    Nice article.

    The man is a legend. MGS Twin Snakes and MGS2 are my faves. MGS4 takes a special place due to what happened to Raiden which I thought was cool as fuck.

    The moment Raiden took on the Geckos and Metal Gear are classic gaming moments for me

    Really looking forward to the next one although... Mr Hayter did an excellent job with Snake and I'm genuinely not impressed that he won't be doing this. So, Sutherland you waltz in here with your fancy pants Hollywood blingy ways, you better not fuck Snakes voice up.

    Anyway...

    /Cue MGS2 main theme

    I salute you Hideo Kojima
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  • Titanfall tech interview

  • GitSomE_UK 13/03/2014

    I was so stoked about this but the more I read the less I want to know about it. Reply +1
  • Tech Analysis: Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition on PS4

  • GitSomE_UK 09/03/2014

    Version for the Vita please!!! Reply +30
  • Gearbox's Homeworld HD is now Homeworld Remastered

  • GitSomE_UK 06/03/2014

    Hell yeah!! Instabuy this one Reply 0
  • Microsoft "concerned" by claims GCHQ considered using Kinect for surveillance

  • GitSomE_UK 28/02/2014

    My arse!!! Of course Microsoft knew!

    I told you this would happen

    /rings bell

    /runs away shouting

    I told you, I told you all... see!!
    Reply -6
  • Unreal Tournament retrospective

  • GitSomE_UK 23/02/2014

    A true classic, loved the music and loved the imaginative levels. As pointed out elsewhere the music was really good for the time too.

    What has happened to out MP games? I'm looking forward to Titanfall. However, when compared to the imaginative approach to gameplay that UT displayed 10 years ago the thrill of piloting a mech in a very flat environment it pales compared to this.

    I hope EG does an article on BF2142 as that was another imaginative classic that was criminally underated.

    Great article EG.
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  • Editor's blog: New mobile site, guide content and more

  • GitSomE_UK 14/02/2014

    I hate the rejigged mobile site. It's as bare as a badgers arse and it's all over the place on my Galaxy 2.

    Popular now is for dumbos who can't be arsed to read the site. I couldn't give a fuck what average Dave considers to be interesting. I like to browse and select articles, sometimes I even click on articles that average Dave wouldn't click on rather than being spoon fed click bait. Get rid of it.
    Reply +1
  • The Last of Us: Left Behind review

  • GitSomE_UK 14/02/2014

    I have not read this review or looked at the screen shots for fear of spoilers. I can't wait to play this! The last of us is gaming at its very best. Reply +11
  • AMD Kaveri A8-7600 APU review

  • GitSomE_UK 09/02/2014

    @Silverflash

    Here's a timelapse video of my own machine being built.



    The spec is in the YouTube description. It will give you an idea what you need to think about. My machine needed some custom adjustment with the dremmel due to the amount of stuff I wanted to pack into it.

    This machine cost me a grand you can do it for much cheaper (i.e. 600 quid). I planned for that as I wanted something to last me 7+ years before I refreshed again.

    If you like lego and model kits then PC builds are a doddle.
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  • Savour the Wii U and Vita - they're our new Dreamcasts

  • GitSomE_UK 01/02/2014

    Hang on a minute! These are nothing like the Dreamcast and the companies concerned are nothing like in the predicament SEGA was in.

    if you're into the business of enjoying games rather than just dry business, it's worth ignoring the headlines, and instead embracing two future cult classics in the making.
    That sir is why this article is bollocks and I'm not listening. The Vita and WiiU are far from dead. Its pundits like the author of this article that are helping to supply wood, hammers and more nails for a coffin that just isn't there.

    In hardware terms these devices aren't even approaching middle age and still with loads more potential. The Vita constantly delivers quality on the go gaming and the WiiU... It's Nintendo, a world without Nintendo would be a very cold, dark world indeed. I play Nintendo when I want to break away from the grind of struggle, guns, explosions... I just want a little dose of innocent happy.

    Don't build the coffin EG, celebrate them for what they are.
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  • New cheaper Xbox One model this year - report

  • GitSomE_UK 31/01/2014

    @EEEinator

    Well someone needs a hug today don't they?
    Reply +4
  • GitSomE_UK 31/01/2014

    Too late MS - I built my PC now! Reply +30
  • Can a £100 PC graphics card match next-gen console?

  • GitSomE_UK 26/01/2014

    @Suarez07

    I'm not too sure myself as to why with some games I find it better on the big TV than my 27" monitor. I think it's because some games are like playing an interactive movie (The Last of Us for example). When I'm sat on the couch it just feels right. I think Watchdogs will be one of those games where the story grips you (The Division and MGS too). The missus also likes to watch me playing some of the blockbuster games too as the visuals can be stunning the most recent being Killzone/Assasins 4 on PS4. She's just hopeless at gaming and doesn't want to play but likes to be involved.

    I think by my being in the living room playing on the TV rather than being in my own office/den I'm still there but not isolating myself away. A kind of shared immersion, like watching a film but not that's what the console gives me for certain titles.
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  • GitSomE_UK 26/01/2014

    @OtisBDriftwood Very true re: Game trades. Forgot about that side of things as I tend not to bother with trades as I usually keep them. I like to play some games again a few months down the line. When I sell the console it all goes on ebay as a bundle.

    As for PC or Console each has their place. I buy both as I like to have options. For example I'll be buying watchdogs on PS4 and not PC as I want to play on the big TV and immerse myself.
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  • GitSomE_UK 26/01/2014

    Here's the spec of the 600 quid PC. May help others who are thinking about what to do next. Shop around for the prices as I found they changed from week to week.

    Cooler Master Elite 130 Mini ITX Case - Black £37.00
    ASRock B85M-ITX Motherboard £66.05
    Cooler Master GeminII M4 for CPU £22.00
    Intel i5 4440 Quad Core (3,10) £134.27
    Kingston (2x 4GB) HyperX BLU XMP RAM £61.76
    Sapphire Radeon R9 270 £135.00
    Corsair CX 500 Watt ATX/EPS 80 PLUS Bronze PSU £47.00
    Bitfenix LED 120mm Spectre Pro Fan £11.99
    OcUK 22x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM £18.00
    Windows 7 (ebay) £36
    Kingston 120GB SSD V300 SATA 3 £55.00

    NOTE: I bought 120mm fan to replace the supplied case fan as the Bitfenix added better airflow and some subtle LED bling to the case :-)

    This PC: 623 quid - approx 25 per game, annual MP subs - none
    XBOne: 430 quid - approx 45 per game, annual MP subs - 40 quid
    PS4: 385 quid - approx 45 per game, annual MP subs - 40 quid

    Needless to say the recipient of this machine was very happy. He's planning on getting a PS4 for the console exclusives.
    Reply +23
  • GitSomE_UK 26/01/2014

    Great article.

    I recently built my own PC (i5-4760k, 8GB Hyper-X, EVGA-GTX770) and the machine is just awesome at 1080 (It's all my monitor can support). I bought this instead of buying an XBox One as I was really put off by Microsofts shambles of an approach and I despise Kinect. The PC cost me around a grand.

    However, I could have shaved that price down further by not switching to SSDs, Haswell, no GTX770 and gone with R9270. If I would have retained my old drives and other bumph I could have done this for under 600 quid.

    Even with a reduced spec PC its still better than the Xbox One as I have a machine I can use for work too (i can create VMs as test labs). I built the 600 quid version for my daughters BF and he's loving it (i5, Haswell board,R9270, 8GB, 120GB SSD) as part of the graphics card promotions he got BF4, Ass Creed4 and Batman for free.

    With my new PC, PS4 and possibly a WiiU (watching prices) I'm set for the next 6+ years. As I've bought the Haswell board I know I've got room to upgrade post 6 years if I need to.

    Microsoft console is dead to me for this generation. It's a shame as I enjoyed the 360 as at the time it seemed to hit the sweet spot of price and performance.
    Reply +44
  • Watch Oculus Rift let people virtually swap bodies, genders

  • GitSomE_UK 23/01/2014

    @septimus

    Yep it's called Rifting... You read it here first people!
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  • GitSomE_UK 23/01/2014

    Well you may all stroke your beards and declare interesting.

    What we've just witnessed is the future.... The future of on line eye level man-cam spanking the monkey, woman strumming the prawn, man/woman does whatever/be part of the action like never before porn that's what this will be used for.

    It won't be touchy feely like this it'll be full on dirty nasty porn.

    Sadly I think that's whats going to contribute greatly in making OR a success :(
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  • Thief PC minimum and recommended specs revealed

  • GitSomE_UK 20/01/2014

    i7?! i7 recommended that's top of the line! Reply 0
  • Titanfall test gameplay footage hits the internet

  • GitSomE_UK 20/01/2014

    Fuck me - This looks next level awesome I cannot wait to play this on PC. Reply -2
  • Stories with dice: the thrill of old-school D&D

  • GitSomE_UK 18/01/2014

    I loved D&D although I hardly had anybody to play with as most people just didn't get it :-(

    I hated the eighties as a teenager - I was the gaming Billy Elliot where I lived.
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  • Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

  • GitSomE_UK 17/01/2014

    I have cash, I really want a Wii U but I just don't think it offers good value.

    There's only a few games that really do it for me. Yes we like Mario etc. but there's no new Ninty IP that grabs you by the balls and says look at me! I just feel I'm buying exactly the same thing Mario, Zelda, Pikmin again, again and again. It's a lethargy that I'm feeling towards it there's just nothing exciting in their roadmap.

    Break my lethargy, drop the price and we can do business ninty.
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  • Octodad: Dadliest Catch PC, Mac and Linux release date announced

  • GitSomE_UK 16/01/2014

    Standby for obligatory meme #12...



    Ayethankew
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  • The Steam Controller ditches its touchscreen

  • GitSomE_UK 16/01/2014

    I think I must be the only one who thinks this Steam controller looks bloody awful. It looks like two big rubbery nipple areola's. I'll take the twin stick combo over the flat rubbery stroker any day. Reply +2
  • Eurogamer readers' most anticipated games of 2014

  • GitSomE_UK 15/01/2014

    Ive built myself a brand new kick ass pc just for Titanfall and few other PC games. PS4 and PC I think i've got the best of both worlds nailed. Reply +6
  • Catlateral Damage is a first-person cat simulator

  • GitSomE_UK 15/01/2014

    Just need a bonus hairball and it's there!

    Reminds me of this

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  • Eurogamer Readers' Top 50 Games of 2013

  • GitSomE_UK 31/12/2013

    I agree with this list, I think we did rather well.

    I'm going to give Guacamelee a try though. Was never sure about it. I recently bought Papers please due to the EG love and I've got to say it's well worth the praise.

    Happy New Year everyone and I think 2014 is going to be a kick arse year for games!
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  • Games of 2013: Papers, Please

  • GitSomE_UK 26/12/2013

    Bought this today based on this article. Thought I'd give it a try... I love it. The time pressure you are under knowing the more people you process, the greater the reward and the greater the risk of a screw up really hits home especially when the paperwork starts to get complex. You are very aware of time ticking away!

    It's easy to be cynical about this game but it's a perfect example of how graphics and QTE eye candy are not the essence of gaming. Someone made to comment around it being an extended Warioware segment. That's no bad thing as some of the Warioware segments were brilliant and I wanted some of those in an extended version.

    I'd love for this to come out on tablets so I can play it anywhere. Very, very good and for 6 quid it's a bargain!
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  • Eugene Peyton Jarvis - Pioneer

  • GitSomE_UK 22/12/2013

    @crestedzulu

    Agreed. check out Resogun on PS4 it's Defender jacked up on a huge amount of steroids. It fully embraced the spirit of Defender and is a sublime testament to it.
    Reply +5
  • Hands-on with SteamOS

  • GitSomE_UK 19/12/2013

    @tidy-spidey

    I can't take credit it's from a Eurogamer review that was written tongue in cheek in 2011. However, the review captured the essence of a massive area of the game market... There just wasn't a name for the market until that review!.
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  • GitSomE_UK 19/12/2013

    Really, really interested to see where this goes. If and that's a big IF Valve manage to make a useable Linux install that can be used by average Dave on his PC this could have huge ramifications outside of the gaming industry too.

    It needs to be easy to install, automatic updates of drivers (based on an approved for use hardware list) and the less command line the better as this scares average Dave. With cloud provisioning of office apps why would you need to use Windows?

    If this works, in a few years we really could see the beginning of the end of Windows dominance of the PC landscape for gaming. Dare I say it a few years after that maybe even finally creep into the business world.

    I'm no Linux fan boy but I've used a fair few OS's in my time and both Mac OS and Windows are far too bloated for what they do. The market is long overdue for a complete change.
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  • Joe Danger 1 and 2 out on PlayStation Vita Q2 2014

  • GitSomE_UK 19/12/2013

    Umm so what is Joe Danger? This missed me completely. Reply 0
  • Tomb Raider Definitive Edition is more than a facelift, dev insists

  • GitSomE_UK 18/12/2013

    Trying to justify this spend to my other half...

    OH: So you want to pay 50 quid for the same game you had early last year?
    Me: Yeah, it's got better graphics and everything!
    OH: But it's the same game?
    Me: Yeah, oh and Lara has TressFX hair now
    OH: .... ????

    /gives me a WTF look

    OH: TressFX hair? What?
    Me: Err Yeah...
    OH: I'll take the 50 quid so I can get enhanced hair
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  • Radeon R9 290/290X review

  • GitSomE_UK 16/12/2013

    Hmm I'm building my gaming PC in Jan. I really like the look of this but the heat... So what's the alternative? The Nvidia 780ti looks sweet and all but the price! What's the next level down for price and performance? Reply 0
  • NSA, GCHQ can listen to Xbox Live chat communications

  • GitSomE_UK 09/12/2013

    I told you, I told you all!!!!

    /runs away tripping over a bin
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  • Titanfall dev shows off new Ogre and Stryder titan classes

  • GitSomE_UK 08/12/2013

    @the-bodybuilder

    Not sure I didn't touch Halo4.

    The thing I love about this is that it looks so fluid and seamless. I really hope this works.

    I think I'm going to go the PC route for this as I have my PS4 for everything else.
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  • Techland shows Dying Light PS4 gameplay footage

  • GitSomE_UK 08/12/2013

    Another excellent looking game for PS4 2015 would be about right for me when I'll be ready to play as there's some awesome stuff in the pipeline for 2014! Reply -3