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  • Silent Hills is dead, actor Norman Reedus confirms

  • Ryze 27/04/2015

    @Number52

    Ever considered that they may want to ask him a question (or several) privately?
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  • Mario Kart 8 x Animal Crossing DLC review

  • Ryze 24/04/2015

    Fuckin Hell. Now I want a Wii U again.

    I might just pick one up on the cheap.
    Reply +1
  • Video: Video game sequels you'll never get to play

  • Ryze 23/04/2015

    Ugh. Ian Higton's turned into a member of Outside Xbox.

    Trying way too hard, there. Relax.
    Reply +1
  • The best PC games

  • Ryze 23/04/2015

    @Sousuke_Sagara

    Subtitle quote:

    Old and new, this is our pick of the PC games you should play today.
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  • Ryze 21/04/2015

    @MaxiSleep

    The best PC games ACCORDING TO EUROGAMER.

    Not the best PC games in or of 2015.

    But, yes, it's a bad headline / title. Got you clicking and posting, though. Looks like that's what they wanted.

    Regardless - those are great games! Make your own lists!
    Reply -1
  • Ryze 21/04/2015

    @Sousuke_Sagara

    Stay with me now, as I know that a lot of you kids don't understand this:

    IT. IS. THEIR. OPINION.

    THESE. ARE THEIR RECOMMENDATIONS.

    Imagine you hadn't played PC games before - if you came from the Wii / DS via iOS and the Xbox 360. This is a list of games that make PC gaming what it is.

    It's not YOUR new opinion. They're not running a popularity contest. They're not running for president. It's a list of iconic and high quality PC games, that THEY believe are significant.
    Reply -2
  • Ryze 20/04/2015

    @Sousuke_Sagara

    I think that the point is that this is Eurogamer's recommended essential PC games. If you already know what you like, and don't want recommendations, then - move along - this isn't the article you're looking for.

    I find it interesting to see what they consider essential. I have most of these, but not all. I may, at some point, branch out and try one of the ones I don't have, based on the recommendation. I don't expect that I'll love everything, but it's nice that they're telling us what they think is great, without needing those arbitrary numbers pasted everywhere. Especially '8', which was funny, but just meant highly recommended, but not perfect.
    Reply +1
  • The Elder Scrolls Online PS4/Xbox One requires 15GB day-one patch

  • Ryze 23/04/2015

    Looks to me like these consoles should have been compatible with BDXL discs. Wouldn't have added much to the cost of the drives, as they're pretty much the same discs with one or two additional layers.

    Oh well - still 65GB COMPRESSED, is a ludicrous amount of data for one game. Again - OH WELL. If you want the game, what can you do?
    Reply -1
  • Mortal Kombat X review

  • Ryze 20/04/2015

    I'm actually much more curious and interested in this game after reading that review.

    PC or PS4 - later on in the year with the rest of the characters included.
    Reply -2
  • EA shutting down four F2P PC games

  • Ryze 16/04/2015

    ^ This dude needs someone to proofread his work.

    That was just one of the errors.
    Reply +6
  • Project Cars technical details confirmed

  • Ryze 15/04/2015

    @Mer-Man

    :D
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  • Guitar Hero Live skips backwards compatibility as it reboots series

  • Ryze 14/04/2015

    Video?

    Hmmm...

    Really don't know. Better than 'cartoons', I guess.
    Reply 0
  • What made Super Mario 64 so special?

  • Ryze 12/04/2015

    @DoctorFouad

    Add Hard Drivin, Virtua Racing, Virtua Fighter, Battlezone, Star Wars Arcade.
    Reply +1
  • Ryze 12/04/2015

    the reason he has always been so compelling to control, is a set of universal laws: mass, momentum, and inertia.
    And THIS is exactly why modern Sonic games are considered complete garbage.
    Reply +7
  • Microsoft testing Xbox 360 update that adds 2TB USB support

  • Ryze 09/04/2015

    Only 4 years since I bought a 2TB drive, and a year since I last bought anything from XBL!

    Well done!
    Reply +7
  • Smart Boy will turn your iPhone 6 Plus into a Game Boy Color

  • Ryze 04/04/2015

    It'd be great to see this gain a few more control buttons.

    The form factor has real potential, and this is the sort of thing that Nintendo should already be doing, and bundling with downloadable, official games.

    Seeing a tablet-focussed official Nintendo bundle, with a wireless pro controller, HDMI cable or wireless video sender (chromecast or otherwise), and a bundle of games from across the generations would be marvellous.

    Of course, Sega and other studios could do the same, but a company like Nintendo are the ones who could really focus on this sort of thing right now. Unfortunately, the seem to struggle getting their own back catalogue onto their own hardware at the best of times, so...
    Reply +4
  • Grand Theft Auto 5 PC 60fps gameplay footage

  • Ryze 02/04/2015

    I'll grab it cheap in the future. Way too many delays for a 30-40 purchase. Reply +6
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D review

  • Ryze 01/04/2015

    @Parashurama

    2 guesses:

    - It's not ____________
    - It's not _________
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  • Ryze 01/04/2015

    @OnlyJoeKing

    Perhaps the reviewer suffered from playing the DOLPHIN version so recently to the 3DS edition.
    FIXED
    Reply 0
  • Ryze 01/04/2015

    Oh no, where's the badge? THE BADGE!?!?!??!

    :D
    Reply +3
  • It's over: PlayStation Home has closed

  • Ryze 01/04/2015

    @tjirish

    It may have had an income stream. That's not to say that it recouped its development costs.
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  • Ryze 01/04/2015

    ED! Reply -7
  • Headteachers threaten to report parents who let their children play 18-rated games

  • Ryze 31/03/2015

    I understand the concern, but no mention of TV, books and magazines, films and especially REAL LIFE violence, smacks of typical 'video nasties' style demonisation if the latest misunderstood and feared entertainment medium. Reply +3
  • The PC version of Dead or Alive 5 Last Round launches on Steam without key features

  • Ryze 30/03/2015

    No Steam achievements or Steam Cloud. No online multiplayer.
    No Sale.
    Reply +54
  • Spotify app launches today, exclusive to PlayStation "for the foreseeable"

  • Ryze 30/03/2015

    Design looks very Windows 8! Reply +1
  • Battlefield Hardline fends off challenge of Bloodborne in UK chart

  • Ryze 30/03/2015

    Dinosaur chart without digital sales. 90% of my past 2 years purchases have been via Steam.

    100s worth. This chart is broken.
    Reply -2
  • MSI Titan GT80 Titan SLI review

  • Ryze 29/03/2015

    That thing looks shockingly impractical.

    Like a pocket elephant.
    Reply +2
  • Infestation: Survivor Stories / The War Z gets a reboot with Romero's Aftermath

  • Ryze 27/03/2015

    Reply +25
  • Video: Introducing The Eurogamer Show, weekly on Fridays

  • Ryze 27/03/2015

    Yay! Reply +1
  • Grand Theft Auto 5's latest PC screenshots sure are a looker

  • Ryze 27/03/2015

    Took WAY too long. Can't fucking believe this isn't out yet.

    Already got 2 versions of this from 2013 onwards. Not paying more than 19.99 for this, and I might not even bother for that price unless they add something to the single player game.

    Sorry! I was going to buy it in January for 30. It's nearly fucking April. 2015.
    Reply -4
  • Sony cuts PlayStation TV UK price to 45

  • Ryze 27/03/2015

    Just bought a fucking Chromecast, and it's perfect.

    Have Sony even got around to supporting apps like Now TV and Twitch on this paperweight?

    It wont even play most Vita games. It can't even sync with a Vita as a controller.

    FAIL. This is OldSony.
    Reply +1
  • Xbox One April system update includes voice messages

  • Ryze 27/03/2015

    Looks like a Geeks' Social Anxiety Anonymous meeting in here. Reply -1
  • Atari considering rebooting Tempest, Missile Command, more

  • Ryze 27/03/2015

    They should have worked with Minter.

    They need to speak to each other, and they really ought to buy the game from him. Oh well. These things happen.
    Reply +2
  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection has 16GB day one patch on Xbox One

  • Ryze 26/03/2015

    Sad. Reply +1
  • The best PS4 games

  • Ryze 23/03/2015

    @Number1Laing

    SORRY, BUT they weren't out by March.
    Reply 0
  • Ryze 22/03/2015

    @MrBlock

    It's hardly started. Would you judge the PS2 based on its library at this point in 2001?

    It was shite, at this point. The Dreamcast's library, and success, was where the Wii U is currently.

    What's happened so far, is an avoidance of the 2006-2007 droughts that we saw last gen, and the 2013 Wii U droughts.

    There has been a steady stream of PS4 software, but the best of the original exclusives will take another year or two to complete.

    In the meantime, I guess we're suffering playing Dragon Age, Shadow of Mordor, Alien Isolation and Bloodborne, eh?

    Shocking stuff.
    Reply +5
  • Ryze 22/03/2015

    @McGooch

    I believe that they should reserve judgement for once the Playstation Plus version is eventually delivered.

    This is Sony's worst mistake this gen so far.

    Marvellous console, however. Well done Sony.
    Reply +2
  • Out Ran: Meeting Yu Suzuki, Sega's original outsider

  • Ryze 23/03/2015

    @StahlWurst

    I can imagine that these guys' dreams can be VERY costly for their host companies, despite being wonderful for their reputations.

    I know that some of the crap that I've spent money and time on could have been much better spent on business and money making, so at least I'm responsible for my own finances.

    I can only imagine how much money AM2 has spent on R&D by being so bleeding edge. The stuff they were doing with Lockheed Martin , getting the Model 2 board together for Virtua Racing & Daytona at the beginning of the 90s - that must have cost a bit.

    Making some of the earliest motion capture tech for games for the 1st Virtua Fighter - that must have cost a bit.

    Shenmue being in development as a concept starting in the Saturn days, and only having 2 of 10 episodes released before the Dreamcast died a death - that must of cost a bit.

    The R360 - that must of cost a bit.


    I can only imagine how much Hideo Kojima costs Konami, and Kazunori Yamauchi and formerly Fumito Ueda & Ken Kuturagi cost Sony. Must be a fortune, and very, very difficult to say no to their expensive ideas after they've had a couple of hits.

    I do wonder if these guys all actually make a long term profit for their hosts.
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  • Ryze 22/03/2015

    @MrBlock

    This man, and a few others actually WERE Sega.

    They're a dead husk without him.
    Reply +4
  • Ryze 22/03/2015

    Fantastic.

    A man who's work rivalled and often beat rollercoasters as the star attraction at theme parks; had you sat in a hot arcade instead of on the beach in some of the most beautiful locations; rivalled and beat pretty much every form of entertainment in a marvellously entertaining and dazzling 1980s; and pushed relentlessly at the forefront of video games and graphics hardware technology throughout decades of change and development from the 80s into our current landscape of lavish HD capable consoles.

    All of that was the tip of the iceberg. Sprite scaling, lavish soundtracks, Networked cabinets, multi-monitor gameplay, 3D, motion capture, texture mapping, Open worlds, AI, even the often loathed Quick Time Events. Pioneer in video games. The imitators usually lacked quality, refinement and style, and only dreamed of coming anywhere near close to his greatness.

    Bravo, and thank you.



    Reply +18
  • Google Nexus 6 review

  • Ryze 22/03/2015

    I wouldn't mind having this as a reader / web browser / secondary handset - for my old number which I moved over to prepay a couple of years ago.

    I have to keep it active to avoid missing calls from some people, or having to contact 25 or so companies to update it, and move junk calls to my new number in the process.

    I'd never be making calls on it, and I'd be tethering it to my iPhone 5, so that'd work well instead of a new tablet.

    Maybe, if I can get a decent deal on this, I'll go for it. Not spending 550 on it, anyway.
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  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD review

  • Ryze 21/03/2015

    @FortysixterUK

    Just for the hard of thinking like you:

    'NOT highly RECOMMENDED'.

    Read the review.
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  • EGX 2015 tickets now on sale

  • Ryze 20/03/2015

    Life's full of ups and downs!

    Ups: I wont have to try to traverse blooody Birmingham in order to get to London for EGX this year!

    Downs: I'll have to traverse bloody Birmingham in order to get to EGX this year!

    Hurrah!

    60 pass please!

    Cosplay beckons!
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  • God of War 3 Remastered announced for PS4

  • Ryze 20/03/2015

    Low hanging fruit. Low cost conversion. It already looks amazing on the big screen.

    360 only owners from last gen are in for a treat, but I'll wait for some new experiences now.

    If the next God of War doesn't have some serious innovations along with local / online co-op for 4+ players, it'll be hard to get excited for more button bashing.

    Santa Monica should tie up with Sega and make a modern Golden Axe, then Guardian Heroes with Treasure, based on God of War Tech.

    THAT would be exciting.
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  • With the announcement of the NX, Nintendo admits defeat with the Wii U

  • Ryze 19/03/2015

    @liveswired

    It is a great system in 2015.

    It's just flawed. It has great games, and it's worth buying for NOW and this year.

    What would stop me splurging on it, and its library, is that I can spend the same cash on a new GPU for my PC, and unlock my current games library and the next couple of years worth (AND BEYOND) in marvellous quality, OR:

    Get a PS4 and be sorted for the next 5 years.

    That's the issue. Look at how cheap X1s are. I'd be so tempted to buy an X1 before a Wii U, even though I really do want a Wii U!

    I want a Vita too, I want a new 3DS - I want it all - but I also want a holiday, and I need to prioritise. I'm swimming in games, and my Steam Library is just sat there looking at me, and can get better every time I invest in my PC.

    That is VERY powerful. PC gaming is gorgeous for me right now, even though I don't game much. Some of the new stuff, classics and emulation, plus the mass of control options that I've owned for years already...

    I've not even mentioned mobile, because I'm not that audience, but Nintendo's competition is bloody strong in 2015. I say I'm not the audience, but since the Wii U launched, I've bought an Android phone, and iPhone and a Nexus tablet. Nintendo's position is a bit laughable in 2015 - unfortunately they've been pushed into a place where standalone Sat Navs are.

    I bought a cheap Wii in 2011, and now have a Wii library of probably 15-20 of the best games, and more Gamecube games as well. half of them were only available (at a reasonable price) pre-owned. I could only stomach pissing around enough with Wii's 'online store' long enough to buy Mario Kart SNES in 2011. There's still credit left from their ripoff system on my account, but I'm not pissing around for long enough to pay them any more. None of those Gamecube games were available to buy online directly from them, and the console never had storage options for such games anyway. Eeeeeeejits! Wii's are so ubiquitous and antiquated now, that I'm sure you can grab the console from 10 without cables these days. Great strategy not releasing a Wii HD in 2009-10, eh Nintendo? even the current console still plays Wii games at 480p!

    My god the competition is strong. They ought to really leverage Sega and other brands like Ubifail with complementary content and make a huge push with this new unified strategy.

    It's just a shame that I have no confidence in their ability to pull it off.

    Look at how nice the New 3DS is? It's taken them since TWENTY ELEVEN to deliver that unit, it still has shockingly bad battery life, a crap touch screen and low resolution. They sell it WITHOUT A POWER ADAPTOR. Well done, chaps. That must mean that's it's just a generic micro or mini USB adaptor, right? Right!? RIGHT!!?!?!?

    It's a 2006-8 spec handheld, with a nice lenticular screen. Still marvellous, and I want one, but there you go.

    Come on, Nintendo! I'll not be jumping though a single Nintendohoop just to play more Mario, while I have a Wii with the best Mario games already running on it.
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  • Ryze 19/03/2015

    It's gonna be hilarious when this NX comes along, and it's basically a cheapo Nintendo Ouya created to cash in on the Chinese market.

    They'll be able to very quickly and CHEAPLY port all of these Nintendo mobile pay-to-win games over to it, however!

    :D
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  • Jeff Minter "beyond disgusted" with Atari over TxK block

  • Ryze 19/03/2015

    @wibbl

    I refer you to my arse, with suggestions that you pucker up.
    Reply -2
  • Ryze 19/03/2015

    @wibbl

    Them surely Jeff can just continue selling his game, and ignore all of this.

    OK?

    All of this media coverage and debate is unnecessary, as what Jeff has done is just fine, and Atari don't have a leg to stand on.

    Right?
    Reply -1
  • Ryze 19/03/2015

    @BellyFullOfHell

    Sorry, but these clones, if they're similar enough, or make money, can be sued and removed from sale by Namco.

    The question is of whether Namco deem it worthwhile to spend the money defending their IP.

    Edit: Hey! Somebody edited out my insult from my last comment to you!

    I believe we should be free to call each other knobs.

    Knob.
    Reply 0
  • Ryze 19/03/2015

    @BellyFullOfHell

    It's the way people will end up in court if they don't own the IP.

    I could make a maze game that's not quite Pacman, but is inspired by it. My game would include online multiplayer, and the 'zombies' would be human controlled as they chased Zackman around the maze.

    If I start selling it for a healthy profit, Namco would rightfully shoot me down to protect their property. Makes no difference if Namco hired me in 1983 to code Ms. PacMan, or PacLand or whatever.

    But if you'd not played my game, whoever you are - your opinion on the subject would be completely null and void, clearly.
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