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  • Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor review

  • brazzauk 26/09/2014

    Preorder stay in place!! Really pleased they didnt blow this one. Reply +1
  • Steam Music Player lets you listen to your music while you play

  • brazzauk 25/09/2014

    I love the internet 'community'. Since when is adding extra functionality a bad thing, was this a charged for? No. Don't like it, don't use it. Why slag it off? Reply +19
  • Destiny thrills, but the big picture rings hollow

  • brazzauk 10/09/2014

    @Silverflash Agree, with all these games the end game is key. No end game it wont last online. Reply +1
  • brazzauk 10/09/2014

    @Britesparc Just play on your own. So far when playing the other dudes are just there. Not really with them as such. Reply +2
  • brazzauk 10/09/2014

    @DrJiggles Didnt see anything in the article that called the game a failure. I am really enjoying the game so far, best game ever? No not by a long strech but its far from a failure.

    Way to read what you wanted to read.
    Reply +25
  • Xbox One snappable media player, Party updates roll out to preview members

  • brazzauk 15/08/2014

    This is the one area the PS4 is not delivering. Fair play to Xbox. Reply +57
  • Microsoft confirms Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox exclusivity deal "has a duration"

  • brazzauk 13/08/2014

    @Illusive_Man You are so one sided in your arguments its beyond a joke. You sir are a one eyed fanboy who can see no wrong with your choices. You accuse others of it but they have reasoned arguments, you just spout marketing bullshit. Reply +7
  • brazzauk 13/08/2014

    @k1fry67 So you felt the last gears installment was worth the money. You just lost all credibility. The first two were good then......... Reply +4
  • brazzauk 13/08/2014

    @Illusive_Man You are joking right. My initial point was not having a reason to buy a one and you highlight games that will only run the same as on the PS4 I already own. As for Sunset Overdrive its an unknown.

    Dont give a shit about Skype, its not a game. i have a phone that can do that, I have a tablet that can do that. Care as much about twitch.

    Smite is a good addition but I have it on PC and will only play it on that format, Planetside 2 is better than anything you have listed here and thats F2P on PS4 and PC. Diablo III is years old and again its better on PC and then you have exclusive content on the PS4.

    You Sir are a plant! Who other than PR and marketers say fall lineup?

    Do me a favour, you started this by saying I had predetermined the Xbone. Do you read what you write?
    Reply +12
  • brazzauk 13/08/2014

    @obidanshinobi Didn't realise that 2 titles constitutes tonnes as stated in previous posts. And can Sunset Overdrive be called triple a at this point? Reply +2
  • brazzauk 13/08/2014

    @Illusive_Man Multiplats run better on PC or PS4, I am done with Halo thanks, Gears is crap now, Fable better on PC. For all the previous gens I have purchased all consoles. This is the only time I have no interest in the Xbox console. It lacks focus and doesnt know what it is. I questions the statement there are so many great AAA games coming this year!

    Name them.
    Reply +4
  • brazzauk 13/08/2014

    @null Multiplats run better on PC or PS4, I am done with Halo thanks, Gears is crap now, Fable better on PC. For all the previous gens I have purchased all consoles. This is the only time I have no interest in the Xbox console. It lacks focus and doesnt know what it is. I question the statement there are so many great AAA games coming this year!

    Name them.
    Reply +8
  • brazzauk 13/08/2014

    Still not been given a reason to buy and Xbox one and this wont be it. Was mildly interested in DR3 and marginally interested in Ryse and now I will play both on my PC and a much lower price. I liked the Tomb Raider reboot but not enough to make me drop 300+ on a machine to play it especially with Drake around the corner.

    I just dont understand Microsoft at the moment. There may well be a good console in there somewhere but I cant see it.

    PC is the best format for gaming at the moment but I found a reason for my PS4 purchase, even found a reason for the Wii U I purchased but cannot find anything to justify the XBone.

    Am I missing something?
    Reply +12
  • brazzauk 13/08/2014

    @GamesProgrammer Great post! Sums it up totally Reply -1
  • See how Bungie updated Destiny's Dinklage dialogue

  • brazzauk 17/07/2014

    Bring that bloody wizard back from the moon!!! Get the line back in Bungie. Reply +3
  • Mario Kart 8 review

  • brazzauk 15/05/2014

    The Wii U is a solid machine that was pitched at the wrong price and has not had the software to shift it. What is there is pretty good. Cant wait to get this at the end of the month. Now make sure SSBM is good a get a Zelda game out and we might have something people would buy for sub 200. Reply +1
  • Digital Foundry vs. inFamous: Second Son

  • brazzauk 27/03/2014

    Last of Us was my favorite game of this type but that was due to an amazing narrative. I find that all games are an extension of older game types so to say this isn't next gen in its gameplay doesnt really sit with me.

    I am about 40% of the way through this game and i am really enjoying it. It looks amazing and plays well and the story is solid. Think 7 was too harsh, gaming is subjective though and I have always found the EG reviews of Infamous arent right for me.
    Reply +25
  • inFamous: Second Son review

  • brazzauk 20/03/2014

    I loved the first two Infamous games and they hit to mixed reviews. Cant wait to play this! Reply +2
  • Titanfall review

  • brazzauk 17/03/2014

    I agree with the review, 8 seems fair. Enjoying it a great deal on PC but it just seems a bit limited on options.

    It feels like a great jump off point and where it wins for me is in the fact its just really great fun to play.But I am not sure how much I will play it in a month from now. Will have to wait and see.
    Reply +3
  • Next-Gen Face-Off: Titanfall

  • brazzauk 16/03/2014

    I keep waiting for a reason to get the XBone but it just isnt there. I got this for 27 on PC and it a far better version.

    Hard to justify the money. It really seems that spending 700 on the PC is a way better investment. It may be another 300 but the money you save on GMG or Steam will get that money back in a year!

    I cant understand how MS got this so badly wrong after a really good unit in the 360.
    Reply +12
  • Large-scale Elder Scrolls Online public beta this weekend

  • brazzauk 26/02/2014

    Played a couple of beta weekends and was so so gutted by this game. this could have been amazing, but it was beyond dull. FF XIV puts it to shame. Playing the beta made me cancel my pre-order, so many mis-steps its criminal. Reply +3
  • Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition confirmed for PS4

  • brazzauk 26/02/2014

    @TheEarlOfZinger Nope and with Feb being a short month it might not be till the 12th. Reply +1
  • brazzauk 26/02/2014

    This was rumoured to be the free PS4 game for PS+ in March. Seems a bit soon. Reply 0
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth censored in Europe

  • brazzauk 25/02/2014

    Are you kidding me? This is beyond annoying. You cannot cut scenes from a South Park game. Its offensive by default! Will be looking to get the import of this then Ubisoft, nice one. Reply +17
  • Assassin's Creed dev questions Shadows of Mordor similarities

  • brazzauk 24/01/2014

    Combat looks much more like Arkham to me. Like both the Arkham and the AC series (AC III, not so much) so this looks very interesting. Reply +3
  • PSN buckling under pressure of EU PS4 launch

  • brazzauk 29/11/2013

    @Brucelong Updates and patches are working fine, no issue with them. PSN connectivity is the issue. Reply +2
  • Forza Motorsport 5 review

  • brazzauk 20/11/2013

    I would always prefer a good action/arcade racer over the monotony of Forza and thankfully Rivals will provide that.

    Still not got a good enough reason to buy an XBOne.
    Reply +6
  • brazzauk 20/11/2013

    WOW... of all the launch titles on either platform this was the only stick on 9. Turn 10 can usually do no wrong! Reply +23
  • Hardware Test: Xbox One

  • brazzauk 20/11/2013

    i think at some stage I will get an XBOne But it wont be for a while. Most of the additional stuff is not stuff I want or need so the key for me is what console will give me the best experience on multi platform titles. Both have good exclusives i enjoy so its six of one on that front but it does appear that the extra grunt on the PS4 will make a difference on the cross platform stuff.

    PS4 and PC for at least the next 6-9 months, then see where the XBOne is in terms of games and price.
    Reply +3
  • Asda still offering Xbox One Day One Edition stock

  • brazzauk 18/11/2013

    Cancelled my pre order a while ago now and was worried that the launch reviews would drag me back in but that doesnt seem to be the case. Not interested in Forza so I can wait the week for my PS4.

    Titanfall was the other main pull for me but judging how both next gen machines are running BF4 and CoD it will be the PC version of that for me.

    Will still get an Xbone but not at anything over 400.
    Reply +5
  • Killzone Shadow Fall review

  • brazzauk 14/11/2013

    Even the reviews that give it around 7/10 all say how much fun the MP is. These games are reviewed as complete packages, single player and online together which is fair enough. For me though I haven't bothered with a single player campaign in a FPS for years, formula is tired.

    I focus on the longevity of the multiplayer. I am loving BF4 online and that scored less than nearly all other Battlefields in the reviews because of a weak single player campaign. If BF went back to its roots and removed the single player would it have got more than an 8/10?

    Maybe in the reviews we can split the scores add some weighting and then come up with an overall.
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  • brazzauk 13/11/2013

    Not overly fussed by the single player or the story, all FPS games are pretty much a rinse and repeat exercise these days. I loved the KZ2 and KZ3 multiplayer, made a nice change from the monotonous CoD games, which have all been dull since the great CoD 4.

    With this and BF4 I think I have more than enough till Planetside 2 hits the PS4.
    Reply +7
  • Warner apologises for Batman: Arkham Origins technical problems

  • brazzauk 01/11/2013

    Managed to get through on the PC and only hit the Burnley Tower issue that had a way round so nothing major.

    I loved the story personally and actually preferred this one to Arkham City.
    Reply +1
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts 720p on Xbox One, 1080p on PS4

  • brazzauk 31/10/2013

    @underh1ll Lego Marvel suffers from poor frame rate on the 360 so I doubt it! lol Reply 0
  • The Walking Dead: Season Two details revealed, due this year

  • brazzauk 30/10/2013

    I can see Clem being a key character in all seasons but not always playable. She will be a constant thread, the games version of Carl. Season 2 may well build in a new protagonist who will become the focus in season 3 should we get one. Reply +1
  • Batman: Arkham Origins launches with half the sales of Arkham City

  • brazzauk 28/10/2013

    Think most sales will be hit this month, 2 new rather expensive consoles on the horizon!! Reply 0
  • brazzauk 28/10/2013

    I really like it, playing it on PC and it looks and flows so much better than the 360 one I played.

    I really think this sit well with the other 2 games and is a really worthy add on. Enjoying the story, voice acting is not as bad as people make out. As for it being more of the same, what did people really expect. The devs played it safe and have been slammed for that. The would have been slammed more if they had changed it up. Truly no win for them on this one. Its the third game in a series so its harder to feel fresh but keep the core mechanic.

    Still this this is a very solid 8.
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  • Has EA Sports broken FIFA 14 by trying to fix it?

  • brazzauk 16/10/2013

    @jnewco81 Yep, as I said earlier the defenders are dumb as bricks in 14. Dont track runners, stop in mid chase of defenders, don't take up position in the box for crosses. EA struggling with the balance the last few year, either attack biased or defence biased.

    Maybe they have shortcut the current gen this year and gimped them to make the New gen stuff more desirable.
    Reply +2
  • brazzauk 16/10/2013

    Although use of pace and the through ball is nothing new this year its an absolute joke. Playing on the already patched PC and it has done nothing to stop this. Dicks are still hitting through balls from the back and tearing though.

    The actual issue is not the through ball but the dumb as shit defenders who cant seem to track a runner. Online it is really ruining the game. I try to play and no matter the formation on tactic online this is a joke.
    Reply +10
  • GTA 5 outstrips lifetime Black Ops 2, FIFA, Skyrim sales on Amazon

  • brazzauk 14/10/2013

    @IkariW Totally agree on Cod 4. Not one has been a patch on that since. Reply +1
  • Dragon's Crown review

  • brazzauk 09/10/2013

    Picked this up on Vita in the US and have had a blast with it so far. Bit chaotic at times but for me it plays better than a 6.

    Well worth 25.
    Reply +9
  • Disney Infinity review

  • brazzauk 23/08/2013

    Gonna buck the trend here and say I quite like Infinity. Arrived this week and so far I feel it's a pretty good package but only if disney is your thing. Really liked Toy Story 3 and the sand box aspect of that and this has grown on that. Of course there is a money making aspect to it which could have been toned down but again it's consumer choice, don't like it then don't buy it.

    Monsters U and Pirates are good, incredibles is solid but not the best. Cars and the Lone Ranger are really very good. Took my son 8 hours to play through monsters u and that was without collecting everything.

    For me the game is a high 7 / low 8 but each to their own. Very easy to dismiss a game like this when its not made for you.
    Reply +2
  • Microsoft names next free game for Xbox 360 Gold subscribers

  • brazzauk 03/07/2013

    Playstation got a lot wrong with the PS3 and PSN but Plus was a major thing they got right. It has added tons of great content for the annual fee and having joined it on day one I have managed to drastically grow the content. Even games we had in the house where there was online content it added a second copy.

    Be interesting to see how they handle PS4.
    Reply +3
  • A list of every confirmed Xbox One game

  • brazzauk 12/06/2013

    @Ricky_Gabriel_Bird I understand the position but look at Ryse, all the functionality is there without the kinnect. The issue here is you MUST have the Kinnect connected for the machine to even work. Why? Forcing developers into adding it into games is dodgy for me. it will be added in to most games for the sake of it.

    The idea of a mandatory peripheral is a joke in my opinion. Beyond a pad all other should be optional. Its crazy to think that if my Kinnect 2.0 is faulty I cant play anything.
    Reply +3
  • brazzauk 12/06/2013

    @Electric_Bones Dont want a Kinnect. They are pointless. They are making people buy it rather than making it an option.

    As for the list, only really sold on DR3 of the exclusives. Killzone is as interesting to me as Titan Fall but it looks okay.
    Reply +5
  • Miyamoto blames Wii U launch software delays on Nintendo's leap to next-gen

  • brazzauk 12/06/2013

    Calling the Wii U a next gen machine is a bit of a joke. It was clear that opting to stay on the current gen with the PS4 and Xbone about to be announced was a massive error and with a 300 price point!! The PS4 has highlighted what a rip off this was.

    Get it down to 149 for the bundle and it may survive on the first party titles alone.
    Reply +3
  • Xbox One: developers have their say on specs, self-publishing and TV TV TV

  • brazzauk 24/05/2013

    who in their right mind would leave an Xbox on all the time you watch TV, most of my 360's red ringed just from game usage. MS saying they are not worried is not going to reassure me! Dont care about any of the TV shite.

    Ball is well and truly in the PS4 court for me at the moment.
    Reply +4
  • Phil Harrison tries (again) to clarify game ownership, second-hand sales and always-online in Xbox One

  • brazzauk 23/05/2013

    People talk about Steam on this but this is a digital service and I usually get most stuff on that for about a fiver. They will compound the nonsense of this new generation so far by upping the price of the software to 60. Increase the price then limit how I use it? Theses games will be glorified PC game that are already graphically superior but are on sale for 30.

    I was keen on the Xbox but this is really making me think about the Xbox One. In my household we share games around on the couple of 360's we have. I am not going interested in buying games twice so my boy an play it, even a nominal fee for him on his machine is a bridge too far I think.

    Sony have a real oppotunity to steal in here and appeal to the informed gamer crowd. It appears to have the power advantage, if they get the network right this time and avoid this DRM bullshit we might have a clear winner this time.
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  • Xbox One second-hand games will charge a fee to play

  • brazzauk 21/05/2013

    @Hackers76 How is it second hand if you are in the same household? Reply +11
  • brazzauk 21/05/2013

    That changes it for me now. Was keen on this as I have always prefered Live even though its paid for but this will not work in my house. My son and I share games and there is no way I am paying 50 plus more to allow others in the same bloody house on the same poxy machine to play the same stupid game!

    What arsehole thought this was a good idea? Money men ruining the gaming industry again!
    Reply +13