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  • Street Fighter 5's first DLC character, Alex, live in March

  • LFace 10/02/2016

    @albertino Like I said previously, MK had some pretty good extras for single player for those times you dont want to play online. Quoting Counter Strike as an example doesnt hold water as that purely is a multiplayer game and has no single player to speak of (talking about original CS mod for Half Life here, no idea if modern versions have it).

    Full price for SF5 with just bog standard online 1v1 is a little steep in my eyes when you compare to other current gen fighting games that offer much much more, but that is subjective and is purely my opinion.
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  • LFace 10/02/2016

    @jabberwocky Added at a later date you say? Just checked and the game is 50 to buy digitally, and theres next to sod all single player content? Well colour me disinterested then. Reply -3
  • LFace 10/02/2016

    Curious in seeing what single player content there will be in this having been spoiled by masses of extra gubbins in Mortal Kombat 9 and X.

    I'm not really one for going online much with fighting games as I dont have the time to put in to learn the characters well enough to go up against the folks who play online constantly, but I do love a go on single player from time to time.
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  • The Witness has already shifted "substantially more than 100k" copies

  • LFace 03/02/2016

    @Agarwel_Idiriz @UncleLou
    Cheers for that. It does sound intriguing and might make sense now from one particular moment I saw on Twitch when the shadows around the landscape looked a bit like the interface panel itself and I was trying to work out how the streamer solved the puzzle based on that shadow but obviously tuning in with no prior knowledge puts me massively at a disadvantage.

    Will definitely put it on my list. Thanks.
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  • LFace 03/02/2016

    @Bambot based on reviews and feedback I've been tempted by this since I saw it, but when watching streams on twitch, all the puzzles appear to be that grid based line drawing style. Is that correct? Reply 0
  • GOG launches an early access program with "no questions asked" refunds

  • LFace 28/01/2016

    Skate 4

    ..oh wait
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  • Disney invests in new YouTube channel network starring PewDiePie

  • LFace 14/01/2016

    Sooner watch Ashens than that irritating cock womble Reply +10
  • Watch the Xenomorph from Alien rip apart Mortal Kombat X

  • LFace 12/01/2016

    Hurrah for Leatherface! Didn't get pack 1 but I sure as hell will be buying this. Look what your brother did to the door! Reply 0
  • Minecraft: Pocket Edition 2 is as shameless as App Store games get

  • LFace 07/01/2016

    Looks a solid 5/7 to me Reply +9
  • Minecraft will change forever with addition of flying cape

  • LFace 07/10/2015

    Shark well and truly jumped. I used to play this pretty regular on PC years ago, and loved the game so much I bought it on several consoles since.

    Although nothing to do with the PC dev team, the ridiculously slow development of patches for the console versions has killed the game for me. Last I checked, there was still none of the new biomes like the Mesa and enchanting wasnt using Lapis.
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  • Netflix testing adverts on Xbox 360 app

  • LFace 02/06/2015

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  • Bloodborne review

  • LFace 27/03/2015

    Unfortunately the gods saw fit to part cheeks and ram cock in with me this week. My PS4 stopped working outside of warranty 2 days ago and in my angor filled phone call with support wanting 175 for repair, I cancelled this pre-order (and Mortal Kombat).

    I was so looking forward to this game having never played the previous influences, and feel I must have shit on a royal families twin daughters or something in a previous life.

    Glad to see the game is as good as it looked then. Once I have a working PS4 again I'll snap this up instantly.
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  • Mortal Kombat X: Mobile announced

  • LFace 02/03/2015

    The last paragraph worries me "players who own it can unlock content in the mobile game and vice versa by signing up for a WB Play account and completing tasks and achievements within each version"

    Do I sense an AC:Unity Companion App failure in the making? If stuff is locked away on the game and can only be accessed by performing grindy crap on the mobile version then not one single percent of that sounds fun.
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  • University dives into the physics of Assassin's Creed's haystacks

  • LFace 25/02/2015

    Bag o shite Reply +5
  • Ready at Dawn responds to concern over The Order: 1886 campaign length

  • LFace 16/02/2015

    I was kinda intrigued by this game, but the games length isn't the major concern for me, its those bloody QTE's that I absolutely hate. Am I the only one that cannot stand them, and think they are a lazy gameplay mechanic (and gameplay is used loosely here) ?
    Whats wrong with having to use actual reactions like moving yourself to somewhere to dodge something rather than "press X to initiate automatic control of the character".
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  • 100 Mortal Kombat X Kollector's Edition includes Scorpion figurine by Coarse

  • LFace 03/02/2015

    I keep seeing Goro being a pre-order only item from GAME in the UK but what about those who only buy digitally? Are we gonna get the stinkpalm because we dont want a scratchable piece of plastic from that shit hole?

    Not getting into an argument over digital v physical price wise, as I know digital is higher but for the convenience I prefer it. I dont mind pre-ordering the game on digital too at the standard price but if doing so does not net the "pre order bonus" then what is the point ?
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  • Digital Foundry vs Saints Row 4: Re-Elected on PS4

  • LFace 18/01/2015

    Having gone from being a PC gamer to xbox 360 and now PS4, it irritates me when fools comment on a console not being able to hand x because pc can when we are talking a single game. It's not as black and white as that. Different hardware requires different optimisations. A basic cube rotating on screen might run at 120fps on PC but straight porting it to ps4 with barely any code changes might run at 5fps as it wasn't designed for ps4. Rewrite the code and it might do 240fps on ps4 because it's been coded specifically for the ps4. Software varies. You can't jam a bagel in a toaster on same settings as bread and expect same results. tweaks are needed. Don't tweak and you get shit results ! Reply +4
  • Digital Foundry vs Resident Evil on PS4

  • LFace 08/01/2015

    @xXJippedXx They can, but clearly whoever is porting this dont know their arse from their elbow Reply +1
  • Sony video suggests PS4 friend notifications coming soon

  • LFace 11/12/2014

    Has there been talk of having video chats coming soon? Me and a mate typically Facetime each other on iPad yet we both have PS4 with the camera so it would be much better just using that to call each other. Not fussed about "snapping" it to screen so we can play a game at same time, thats not necessary. Reply +2
  • The race to defeat Destiny's (new) toughest challenge begins

  • LFace 09/12/2014

    FYI, Destiny is on the 12 Days Of Christmas sale today on PSN. 35 for PS4 and 30 for PS3.

    I bought myself a 35 voucher online for 29.44 so it wasnt that expensive to get, so I'm looking forward to playing it. Been on the fence since its release as I didnt want to pony up full price having tried the beta test and finding it average.

    Im sure EG will put an article up soon about todays sale.
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  • Ubisoft details third major Assassin's Creed Unity patch

  • LFace 17/11/2014

    @Darren I'm loving the game and have not had any game breaking bugs so far, and I've encountered the huge frame drop you refer to as well. On any of the buildings with stained glass it tanks massively when you are climbing around it, but if you release R2 it seems to speed up the frame rate. Almost like the engine is struggling to figure out the "attach" points for your character around the stain glass Reply +3
  • Assassin's Creed Unity walkthrough and game guide

  • LFace 14/11/2014

    There is a few hundred streaming it on Live On Playstation and having watched a few streams, I've yet to come across any of the show stopping bugs. Not saying they dont exist its clear they do, but perhaps falling through the floor is a rare bug ? Frame rate issues doesnt make a game unplayable, it just makes it jarring.

    Those of us that went through the early "modern" console age of PS1/Saturn will understand that framerate drops do happen but do not break the game. I have it on digital which I will be trying out tonight (had it on pre-order, one of the first games this gen I have pre-ordered) so I'll see for sure how it is then. Of course, it is inexcusable to have frame drops so severe in this day and age, and I hope they do sort it out. But for now I can live with it.
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  • Trials Fusion to receive free eight-player online multiplayer this year

  • LFace 06/11/2014

    Too little too late. All my friends who bought this to play multiplayer are now sick of the game and I doubt we'll even have a single multiplayer online game now. Poor show. Reply +2
  • Destiny guide

  • LFace 05/11/2014

    oh good, more Oh good, more Destiny articles comments! Reply +45
  • The many styles of Mortal Kombat X

  • LFace 08/10/2014

    Glad to hear the Block button is back. It feels more natural in MK games than pulling back like Street Fighter. I couldnt get on with Injustice for that reason. Reply +4
  • Trials Fusion: Welcome to the Abyss expansion release date

  • LFace 24/09/2014

    The game is dead to me now. I simply dont touch it due to lack of online multiplayer. Me and several friends bought it on the premise that multi was coming and we thought it would be a laugh. Its now several months later and no show and none of us touch it anymore. Its a shadow of its former xbox 360 self. Pathetic Reply +25
  • Microsoft to buy Mojang for $2 billion - report

  • LFace 10/09/2014

    IS this for Mojang AND the Minecraft IP (as stated in comments earlier, Mojang doesnt have the Minecraft IP, Notch does) or just Mojang?

    If it is just Mojang, then whats the point exactly.

    If the IP is also up for grabs, and does indeed sell, would that mean that updates to non-MS platforms could potentially stop coming? So the recently released PS4 version could well never be patched again?
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  • New full-size Lego Minecraft range revealed

  • LFace 18/08/2014

    Still an improvement on the first lot which looked nothing like minecraft, and even had terrible ratio size. But like has been said, these still dont look quite right and are another poor attempt. Reply +2
  • This is how Minecraft looks running on PlayStation Vita

  • LFace 14/08/2014

    @pb Cheers. I thought it might be but thought I would ask. Reply +1
  • LFace 14/08/2014

    If upgrading to PS4, does it then stop your PS3/Vita copy from working or is it unaffected? I own this for 360 but swapped camp to PS4 so wouldn't mind having a Vita version for commuting but would also like to have it on PS4 as well. Reply +8
  • Diablo 3 download/install sizes are much higher on PS4

  • LFace 11/08/2014

    Can I also point out that they want 60 quid to get this on Digital but only 44 for physical on amazon. Thats taking the piss. I want to be digital only but at that price hike they're having a laugh Reply +5
  • Titanfall reveals its second DLC pack Frontier's Edge

  • LFace 09/07/2014

    @CosmicGypsy Surely a better comparison would be the band charging more for extra songs as an encore? Reply +18
  • Trials Fusion's first DLC lands this month for 3.99

  • LFace 02/07/2014

    I know it's not a large cost, but charging for tracks is a bit pointless seeing as there's hundreds available for free that the community made online. Time would have been better spent getting online multiplayer working. I'm bored of the game already yet I was a die hard fan of the 360 versions Reply 0
  • Video: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel gameplay

  • LFace 18/06/2014

    @bertrandolf I wouldn't use AC4 as a benchmark. I bought it for PS3 thanks to it being cheaper than PS4 and they also did a flash sale. There was a cheap upgrade path to unlock it on PS4 which combined with the sale price of PS3 version made the next gen one cheap.

    Me and a few friends did this to get it on our new PS4's so it will technically look like it was purchased on previous gen for us.
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  • First Mortal Kombat X gameplay footage

  • LFace 10/06/2014

    @nickthegun Its weird, I was brought up on Street Fighter (from the very first one through to the later Super 2 Turbo) but switched to Mortal Kombat when that came out. Now after all this time, I got Injustice which uses back to block and I'm awful at it and keep pressing a trigger to block like MK9. Reply 0
  • Amazon lists next-gen Mortal Kombat 10

  • LFace 02/06/2014

    Being a massive MK fan since the very first one appeared in my local arcade back in the day, I Kano wait to get this! (sorry)

    ... so long as its not another shitty crossover with DC
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  • If Grand Theft Auto 5 were a Commodore 64 game

  • LFace 27/05/2014

    Not enough brown to be a classic C64 game Reply +1
  • Minecraft PS4 and Xbox One won't have "infinite" PC worlds

  • LFace 09/05/2014

    Like people have mentioned, its got to be down to the cloud based backing up of saves. If it was just saving to the console HD then fair enough but at the end of every game I'm sure nobody would like to have it uploading a few gig save file to the cloud. Especially those on poor internet connections with heavily capped upload speed.

    And then playing the game at a friends so you transfer your save to his from the cloud and you're sat waiting for 4gb to download or something.

    I'm disappointed in there being no unlimited too but I can see the problems it would have. As mentioned, the world being triple or more the size of the 360 version would be good enough if it could fit everything in thats needed to progress in the game. Unlike my luck on a world I had on 360 a while back where the End portal clipped with the map edge. That pissed me off that did!
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  • Ubisoft hails Trials Frontier as a free-to-play success

  • LFace 22/04/2014

    Might be people downloading and playing the required tracks to unlock some gear in the Fusion game, then deleting the garbage Reply +1
  • Titanfall defends UK chart top spot from 2014 FIFA World Cup

  • LFace 22/04/2014

    I would gladly purchase south park if it came out for PS4/XBO. Quite ironic that the tv episode it featured in was about them getting the next gen console.

    I sacked off both PS3 and 360 to concentrate on PS4.
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  • Microsoft: Xbox 360's Games with Gold programme will improve

  • LFace 10/03/2014

    @MattEvansC3 Can hardly expect more from Sony this early into the consoles life span. What else could they give away? COD? BF4? That would be lunacy Reply +3
  • LFace 10/03/2014

    @Jake316 Good point about the discounts. Had some bargains from there. Assassins Creed 4 being one of them. Discounted PS3 price with a 10 upgrade to PS4 version. Getting AC4 on PS4 cost me around 30 quid in total due to discounts, plus buying vouchers from the discounted online stores that sell 30 voucher for 27 as an example. Reply +1
  • LFace 10/03/2014

    I dont see why people are moaning about PS+ being rental only. Its 30 quid a year. Its cheap as chips. Get a voucher bought for Christmas from someone and its done with. Heck get several, they stack.

    I had both Gold and PS+ back when I owned 360 and PS3/Vita and I only had Gold for a 3 month sub to play online with a friend. Once we were bored playing that game I let it expire. During that period I didnt download a single xbox game as they were garbage. When PS+ releases the games I tag them all to my account regardless on whether I want them or not just because I can.

    I see PS+ like netflix. You play (watch) what you fancy and once finished with it you can move on. I dont begrudge the fact that a film I watched on netflix when subscribing wasnt available when I cancelled the sub. If I so desperately want to watch it again I can either sub again or go and buy it second hand from CEX or wherever for a pittance. Same applies with xbox. The games you get on Gold are going for less than 3 quid in places.

    Fact is that Sony offer far far far superior content than Microsoft. Whether you get to keep them or not is irrelevant in this day and age. Do you honestly see yourself in a few years time booting up the 360 to play a Game For Gold game such as Magic The Gathering when you dont have a Gold sub? I dont.
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  • Win a 400 Sony Entertainment Network voucher

  • LFace 21/02/2014

    Trials Evolution: Origin Of Pain was the one for me. The trials and tribulations of the BMX Bike growing up in a cardboard box in t'middle o road, working long shifts darn pit to scrape together the entry fee and prove itself as a worthy competitor in the Big Trials Competition that it had long dreamed about since childhood. Playing through all it's hopes and dreams was an absolute joy and the rich vast story of it is a modern day rags to riches tail worthy of a DLC Purchase. I give 3 thumbs up. Reply 0
  • TxK review

  • LFace 13/02/2014

    @Dizzy Hardly same two. His iOS games have been very good too. Goatup 2 being a great platformer. If he ports his other mobile games to Vita then I'll be a very happy man indeed. (Also Jeff, please port Space Giraffe to PS4 that would be splendid!) Reply +3
  • Xbox developing TV series based on rapper Nas

  • LFace 12/02/2014

    I'd rather watch Dave Lee Travis play Macbeth Reply -1
  • PS4 sells over 2.1 million worldwide

  • LFace 03/12/2013

    @SpaceMidget75 I fully agree. I was always in the Xbox 360 camp for many years as I saw it as the better console. I wasnt fussed by online gaming so never bought Gold.

    However, when a mate told me all about how good the Vita was and that Sony was giving away free games of good value on PS Plus, I got a Vita and a 15 month sub. Fast forward a couple of months (as well as purchasing the free games for PS3 each month via the web costing 0) and I got a PS3 and instantly got 10 good quality games ready to play due to Plus.

    The Xbox only got played for GTA5 as that was on pre-order. And now I'm almost done with that game, the Xbox never gets turned on and this weekend I got a PS4.

    The free Games for Gold that MS give away are absolute garbage and in the 3 months I had a gold sub to play Minecraft with a friend online, I never even bothered downloading one. They just werent worth the hassle.

    I've gone from being a massive MS fan with Xbox 360 (and original Xbox) that never cared for Sony, to moving over to camp Sony and loving every minute of it. Sorry Microsoft, you've lost a customer with the attitude that gamers come second on your games console.
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  • HTC One review

  • LFace 30/03/2013

    @mattigan quite the opposite really.

    Samsung galaxy s2 which I have has been dropped from head height onto the pavement which then bounced into a very gravel laden road and it merely got a little scratch on the bottom of the screen. No cover/case. Do that with any phone featuring actual glass and you would have one shattered screen.

    People hate the "cheap" style of the galaxy phones but they fare up better in drop tests than any metal+glass combo phones. I prefer less repair costs than how a phone feels for first day of usage - you get used to it and it doesn't bother you.
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  • Arena.Xlsm is an RPG made by an accountant and played entirely in Microsoft Excel

  • LFace 25/03/2013

    Shame the code is locked. Would have liked to view it to have a tinker around.

    When the system was down at work a while back, I coded Tetris and Columns within Excel for something to do. Its fun having a mess within VBA and Excel is quite a good base as you can use the Cells as a cheap way of drawing pixels so a graphics engine isnt fully required.

    Pic below :

    Tetris Pic
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  • Minecraft XBLA outsold Minecraft PC in 2012

  • LFace 11/01/2013

    I see in almost every Minecraft article's comments a lot of out of date statements and opinions on Minecraft as a "game" saying it has no objective, or completely pointless and nothing but lego. A long time ago I would agree, but now that the survival mode is fleshed out a lot, there certainly IS an objective now.

    There is an end boss and a completion screen. You have to do certain tasks and craft certain things to allow you to get to the end boss. Just like every other game out there pretty much.

    If people are going to blatantly give an uneducated out of date opinion on a game they do not like then at least get your facts right. The game is being added to constantly and although the xbox version is behind the PC version, it will get there eventually.
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