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  • Watch: Six strange moments from E3 2016

  • makeamazing 18/06/2016

    @timeless001 haha yeah thats pretty good, but not as good as the end of 2012?? ES conference where they said, one last thing, everyone got really excited and they played a video of a fireworks display. Only nintendo can get away with that stuff, funny days. Reply 0
  • makeamazing 18/06/2016

    @timeless001 haha, its in the video above, but its longer in the Sony E3 conference vid. Reply 0
  • makeamazing 18/06/2016

    Really loved the Orchestra from Sony, such class and I really did enjoy the whole woman making funny noises, it went with the song...lol.

    But yes my favourite is definitely Chris, so funny, and I cannot imagine how embarrassing that would have been for some people. I applaud EG for covering VR porn though, even though I can imagine why people might not want to talk about it, but it is part of the landscape. I just wish Chris was able to ask some more detailed questions about its update and what success they have had, just because I think it could define VR in the future (seems like he wanted to get away as quickly as possible...lol :)
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  • Are 4K visuals really the best use for Project Scorpio and PlayStation Neo?

  • makeamazing 18/06/2016

    I agree with the general sentiment of give me 1080p with 60fps with as much graphical enhancements and effects as possible.

    I might buy a 4K screen in the future, but it's really not the reason I want a new console, I want better AI, better frame rates, better looking textures, quicker loading, I'll take all of that over 4k. What would be a big disappointment would be a machine running 4k with no more effects or improvements and still at 30fps, then I think both MS and Sony have missed the point.

    I think this is a reaction to this gens, 720p/900p fiasco but I think its totally the wrong direction.
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  • EA E3 2016 conference live report

  • makeamazing 12/06/2016

    That Battlefield 1 stuff, looks pretty good. Reply 0
  • makeamazing 12/06/2016

    Crikey these two are annoying.... Reply 0
  • makeamazing 12/06/2016

    Still don't fully understand why they need two events, I assume they are showing off exactly the same stuff? Reply 0
  • makeamazing 12/06/2016

    @Jmog, thanks, was thinking it might be more 2 hours... Reply 0
  • makeamazing 12/06/2016

    Do we know how long this is going on for, I have to get up really early tomorrow, so making a decision if to watch it tonight or early tomorrow? Reply 0
  • Xbox One S console leak: 40% smaller, 2TB, 4K

  • makeamazing 12/06/2016

    @SeanBeansGravyBoat or 720p depending on the game?

    Joking aside, I like the look of it, and was at some point going to buy an XBO, but was hoping the slim would come along...because the XBO is a massive box. Wonder what the price will be, don't want to pay too much as its going to be a 2nd console thats only used for 2 or 3 games.
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  • Dead Rising 4 screenshots and gif leak

  • makeamazing 12/06/2016

    The game is seemingly getting more and more bizarre. I know the original two were not what you would call grounded in reality, but its just getting sillier and sillier. I love zombie games, not sure this is the continued direction that I want it to go to. Reply +1
  • Face-Off: Mirror's Edge Catalyst

  • makeamazing 11/06/2016

    I wasn't that impressed by the graphics so far of Mirrors edge, and some of the character models are quite poor. Not really liking the game as much as the first right not :( Reply +7
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 review

  • makeamazing 10/06/2016

    @arcam Thanks Arcam.

    Just wish sites would do FPS based on unclocking. I know that's what all the kids do these days, but I will just buy out of the box unclocked MB/CPU :) - that way I have a good idea what to buy with it (I've got a nice old dell aluminium case that I am going to rebuild a new PC in).
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  • makeamazing 10/06/2016

    Interesting stuff. Been out of the PC gaming card business for a while, but thinking about buying a 1070 or 1080.

    What is confusing is the i7 bit is the motherboard processor right, so what would the performance of the card be without OC that? I've never OC anything and am unlikely to, so does this have an impact or am I getting the wrong end of the stick?
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  • Watch: 6 publicity stunts that worked for all the wrong reasons

  • makeamazing 28/05/2016

    And they're very relatable since, like us, they grow up to become complete assholes.
    write up boards with humourous/cryptic advertising for your game, get 10 friends
    @redseedsprofile @riceNpea

    Haha, perhaps but I am Billy no mates.. (how to answer two posts with one joke :D

    Though @riceNpea if I can scratch the money together to have a stand at EGX this year, perhaps thats an option!!!
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  • makeamazing 28/05/2016

    Wonder if these attempts increased their games sales...

    I'm currently making an indie game and wondering what crazy idea to use for marketing that doesn't involve meat, booth babes..or balloons..

    Maybe something to do with cats?
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  • Dear Donald: How video games could help you trump Hillary

  • makeamazing 28/05/2016

    Seems like a missed opportunity, more of a jokey article rather than perhaps looking at politics in games. What I would have preferred would have been an article talking about games that use politics or people power in their games.

    Sim City, Tropico, Democracy... delving into them and seeing how accurate they are with todays politics would have been a far more interesting article me thinks.
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  • Total War: Warhammer is the fastest-selling Total War game ever

  • makeamazing 27/05/2016

    I was playing a co-op battle and it ran quite well, very impressed... I'm still crap at these games but its in a much better state than Rome, which was a game I was really looking forward to :(

    Lets hope for a Rome 3 now running as well and with some nice new features.
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  • Watch: Eight great games that used to be very different indeed

  • makeamazing 21/05/2016

    The sad thing about borderlands vs rage, is that Rage might have gone into obscurity, I liked it more :( Reply +6
  • Speedrunner sets new world record for Doom... 3?!

  • makeamazing 20/05/2016

    Whats with some people moaning about articles about games that have just released (or associated with games just come out)... what do people expect them to do, ignore the fact that games are out.

    BUT...The only negative about websites is when they decide to start talking about easter eggs, storylines etc before the rest of us have had a chance to play it in any detail (and some sites have ruined that on twitter etc by posting the actual easter eggs/story elements - I want to find this stuff myself after paying 40 for a game, not be ruined by the first website that thinks they can get more clicks through posting it).
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  • The Doom movie missed the point - but so did most rival games

  • makeamazing 20/05/2016

    From what I remember Doom was quite entertaining and one of the best movie adaptions I can recall. Perhaps its not as good as I remember.... Reply +2
  • Combat fatigues: How Uncharted is a walking simulator in action game's clothing

  • makeamazing 13/05/2016

    Problem with the term "walking simulator" is it tends to be an insult wielded by small-minded gate-keeping asshats who want to be arbiters of what is and isn't a game.
    @MrTomFTW I agree, its also the same problem I have with people who call games "Quick Time Events Simulators". Heavy Rain and Until Dawn being two excellent games that were made to look poor by some elements using a term widely used as a negative.
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  • makeamazing 13/05/2016

    @BishBashRoss Disproportionately to what...?

    Note I am not saying that games should not have diversity in them (and UC has that in spades), what I am saying is that there is nothing wrong with having a character that is white.
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  • makeamazing 13/05/2016

    @XBgamer I find it strange that it can be better than the other three games (according to the review), but it didn't get essential.

    I found the first chapter (rope swings) to be very clunky, but it pushes on wonderfully after that, and its just a fantastic game. I cant see how it cannot be essential. Its the last in the series, its a well loved, well liked franchise, its well made and very well written....

    For anyone who likes uncharted or wants a story led action adventure game with puzzles and great acting, it is an essential purchase. Its difficult to argue with that imho.
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  • makeamazing 13/05/2016

    Ah lovely, only gaming websites can make it seem that being a white heterosexual male with a white female wife seem like a bad thing. Sorry for being so generic in real life.

    'Walking Simulator' is my third favourite new internet term behind 'Port Begging' and 'Salty'
    @TheStoneRoses - surely you missed out "No next gen gameplay" that must be high up there.
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  • Watch: So, is Doom any good? Find out live, at 1pm

  • makeamazing 13/05/2016

    @IronSoldier Ian is pretty cool actually and seems to have a good sense of what makes a good game or not.

    I certainly rate his opinion highly... some of the others on this site, not so much :)
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  • Doom systems specs and launch times revealed

  • makeamazing 07/05/2016

    @d0x I agree its a waste of manufacturing resources. Reply +9
  • Nvidia unveils GTX 1080 and GTX 1070: a new level in GPU power

  • makeamazing 07/05/2016

    This looks amazing, and its been a long time since I've really been that bothered with card technology, but i'm starting to feel the itch again.

    But with this kind of performance, and the AMD ones on the horizon, with low power consumption and more importantly more respectable prices, its no surprise that sony wants/needs to do a 4.5, tech is starting to move at such a pace that it has to try and at least keep up with some pace.
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  • Digital Foundry: Hands-on with Mirror's Edge Catalyst

  • makeamazing 01/05/2016

    @markyidoeverett Making games is far from easy, and being devs are far from lazy (in fact the amount of crunch (overtime) is usually a lot).

    This is why Sony have decided to go with a PS4k, and it seems sensible to me that a better console with better performance is what everyone is clamouring for.

    What is surprising is how Phil denies doing this is a good idea when developers are struggling to get past 720p on the XBO. The XBO is definitely in need of a 1.5 upgrade.
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  • Watch: Mafia 3 gameplay shows a 1960s open world that feels fresh

  • makeamazing 24/04/2016

    That last scene was a bit ropey on the AA and shadowing (nice face animations though).

    I loved Mafia 2 and still am shocked at the poor score it got in some sites :D... but I am concerned about how long this game has taken to make and the lack of quality shining through in places.
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  • Watch: Why does VR give some people motion sickness?

  • makeamazing 03/04/2016

    I am excited by VR, but as someone who suffers minor Vertigo.... I do think i'm going to struggle :( Reply 0
  • Watch: Doom brings old-school deathmatch to Xbox One

  • makeamazing 03/04/2016

    Found the doom beta particularly boring, not sure why. The map I played on wasn't very good and everything was just so slow. I'm looking forward to the SP, but hoping they havent sacrificed it to make the MP. Reply +8
  • Watch: What's game development actually like?

  • makeamazing 19/03/2016

    Lorne seems like the type of chap you want to work for in game dev, fully understands and appreciates the complexities and hassles of it.

    Shame it couldn't have been a bit more detailed/longer (though I appreciate this wasn't the best place to do something more detailed), as it really is generally fascinating, and I think something that many end users know very little about.
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  • Watch: We play a horror game on the HTC Vive

  • makeamazing 05/03/2016

    Looks good but those space requirements and the cables are a massive hassle.

    Just waiting for prices of PSVR before I jump in and buy anything.
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  • Game jam at the top of the world

  • makeamazing 28/02/2016

    You can almost see the BO in 'Conference Room One'.
    @Some_Goats Yeah because all dev's/indies/gamers smell of BO right.

    /s
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  • Firewatch PS4 patch 1.02 improves framerate and draw distance

  • makeamazing 19/02/2016

    @ChockysChild They do they have test units.... as well as dev units, test units are effectively retail units. Edit... note when I say "They" I mean they are available to developers, doesn't mean these guys had them.

    Now that doesn't mean if a game needs to be released *now* and it has poor frame rate, doesn't mean it won't get released anyway.
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  • makeamazing 19/02/2016

    I've completed the game.

    It's enjoyable but it feels like a rushed game, poor performance, a story that only half makes sense (and written by someone who likes going out beering it too much me thinks), an ending that is just pointless, a game that you easily felt there could have been more too it.

    As someone else said, it really is a one time play through, with the lack of other things to do in it, I just don't feel the need to go back.
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  • Fallout 4 DLC revealed, season pass price hike announced

  • makeamazing 16/02/2016

    I'll just wait for the GOY edition once all the DLC is done, as it will probably end up a lot cheaper for me to rebuy the game than buy a season pass. Reply +2
  • Strange undertaking: the birth of gaming's first graveyard simulator

  • makeamazing 15/02/2016

    When Matthew Ritter found himself wandering through a cemetery a few years back, he discovered a grave that had his name on it. "The death date was very close to my birth date," he tells me. "That was odd."
    Yeah it's always peculiar when you see something like that.. when I was searching for my name on amazon (I had written a few books and was just wanting to see if there had been any user comment) I found a book from the 70's about my death... now that was weird.

    The game sounds like an interesting concept, but I am not for one of the "You make the story yourself" type games... I think that sometimes sounds like a general get out clause of designers.

    Or even just close the game and send me hate mail.
    Why would anyone send hate mail because of a game... stupid people.
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  • Performance Analysis: Hitman beta on PS4

  • makeamazing 14/02/2016

    @Paulanator Yeah that sounds poor, you would expect more realistic AI than that.... gah. Reply +1
  • makeamazing 14/02/2016

    @cloudskipa Don't worry mate this will be utilising DX12 on XBO and will be running at a much better framerate and resolution than the PS4.... Lolz.

    Shame they didnt test this on XBO because you would have been here saying how well it looked and how it's amazing what the programmers can do...
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  • makeamazing 14/02/2016

    Wow that video didnt look good at all, the game looks trash.

    Slow animations, poor AI, weird "You can't get on the boat" so you walk a little away (where they would be watching you) and you jump through a window. Lots of static pointless characters getting in the way (reminds me of unity).... then add in the bizarre episodic stuff, this game is destined to fail hard.
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  • Dying Light Spotlight Edition costs $10m

  • makeamazing 12/02/2016

    And there'll be some rich idiot that will actually buy it...
    @Plankton1975 Well you say that, no one purchased the cheaper $250k deal, why would someone then buy the $10m one...

    Seems to me this is just a marketing thing... and its working, its in the news :)
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  • Dear Charlie: A letter to my son about video games

  • makeamazing 06/02/2016

    Any parent constantly worries about their children...

    But I can honestly say I have 0 worries about my kids playing video games and 100% concern of drugs, dangers of other people/violence, idiot car drivers.

    So for me as a parent of three children, Games are awesome... :)
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  • In Play: After a miserable January, games are here to help

  • makeamazing 05/02/2016

    I think its a good article, many people I know have been bemoaning the fact that January have been rubbish, and gaming wise its been just about adequate.

    Hopefully as we move more into Feb gaming and life wise things improve. with Xcom2, Firewatch, Primal and Dying Light Expansion... its starting to look up very well.
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  • Blackmagic Video Assist review

  • makeamazing 31/01/2016

    Excellent video... was thinking of buying an legato... not that I really need one, but play so many games, should record funny moments.

    Nice to see a brief round up of the competitor devices, might be nice (if you haven't already done it) do a round up (tech wise) of the different capture solutions.
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  • Watch: Weaponising the new two-seater buggy in Dying Light: The Following

  • makeamazing 24/01/2016

    Dying light looks fun, couldn't stomach any more videos as they all had that really annoying coke advert at the start.... gah. Reply 0
  • Finally, tide turns in war with PC game crackers

  • makeamazing 08/01/2016

    Thank goodness, sick and tired of pirates thinking they can get any game for free and then moaning about games they have pirated. Reply +8
  • PlayStation in 2015: Goodwill ensured that the party continued

  • makeamazing 30/12/2015

    It's the spineless, easily seduced games media that I find lazy. Sony has them wrapped around their little finger, a PR masterclass in how to get journalists so invested in your product.
    @obidanshinobi - you must have forgotten all the negative press Sony got before the console launched....

    Remember the Broken PS4 stories, making it sound like another Red Ring was around the corner, or perhaps the over heating pictures, the PS4 will definitely have DRM news....

    I actually thought there was way too much "Opinion" - not from EG but from other sites, rather than actual news/evidence. People were making crap up all over the place to try and put the XBO in a better light when they had screwed up so bad.
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  • Uncharted 4 release delayed until April

  • makeamazing 24/12/2015

    I mean seriously waiting an extra month is nothing. I think people on the whole can cope with it... except for the odd people who were not buying it anyway getting all "upset" about the news. Reply +2