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  • Terraria's massive console update coming Thursday

  • wobbly_Bob 15/04/2014

    What a brilliant update. A very generous update. If this was a big company like EA or similar, they would charge for this. Indy development is a real breath of fresh air fire the games industry. Here is what happens if you love games.

    I got this on the PS3 and then for it for the vita. It seems a great fit for a portable. I couldn't play it on my vita though because of the bloody back touch pad. Now I can turn off the Bach touch I can finally play it.
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  • I never want to play Shenmue 3, Half-Life 3 or The Last Guardian

  • wobbly_Bob 12/04/2014

    It's an odd attitude. Surely let them try and if it's terrible well...ok. So what? But what IF it's good! Surly it's better to try than just do nothing?

    I mean would you not eat again in a restaurant you had the meal of your life in on your 30th birthday because it might not be as good? Not go on a date because she might not like you? Surely in every aspect of life there is the chance as chance that we will be bitterly let down and disappointed but if we do nothing then there will never be that chance that thing could be all that we dreamed and hoped for.

    Yes those games could be crap but what do you have to lose? Are you finding them? No. Of its crappy then don't buy it... But, oh, what if!
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  • Transistor, the next game from the creators of Bastion, is out next month

  • wobbly_Bob 10/04/2014

    KanePaws wrote:
    @joetheblow Oof! Way too expensive.
    Stick to buying jewels in phone-games if a 15/$20 RPG is too much for you, man.

    I think the problem is that on the last gen this would have been 9.99 or 11.99 at the most. Suddenly nearly every digital game is 15 quid. Why the price hike? It would be difficult to argue it's because next gen graphics cost more since nearly all this indy digital titles aren't big on graphics eye candy and are fairly simple. It's simply a crafty and greedy price hike... Coz... It's next gen...

    That said, I'm really keen for this and excited. It's Defiantly a purchase for me!
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  • The numbers game

  • wobbly_Bob 05/04/2014

    Whitster wrote:
    I agree whole heartedly, but unless Eurogamer puts it's money where it's mouth is, drops review scores, and stops playing the publishers game, it's a meaningless and hypocritical platitude.

    Reply +12
  • Video: Child of Light in words and pretty pictures

  • wobbly_Bob 03/04/2014

    Every time I see this I think the same thing: looks very pretty but the game looks rubbish. Hopefully in wrong. Reply 0
  • Half-Minute Hero 2 teased for a western Steam release

  • wobbly_Bob 27/03/2014

    Yes. Vita, please!!! Reply +1
  • Luftrausers turned a profit in two days on Steam alone

  • wobbly_Bob 26/03/2014

    One again old news copied from other sites. This news is at least 5 days old published 21st March you really are a joke as a news site. There's more to gaming journalism than sitting at a PC and looking at Web sites.

    It's not even new copied news. Often while tracts of text or headings are the same. Come on, Eurogamer.

    Oh and while we are at it can we stop silly click bait or fan boy baiting articles for hits? You can be better.
    Reply -3
  • Hotline Miami 1 heading to PS4 as Cross-Buy

  • wobbly_Bob 24/03/2014

    As brilliant as Hotline Miami is, and it is, I can't help thinking this is totally pointless. The only people that are buying PS4 at the moment are the early adapters and surely most people that wanted it already have it? How many sales are the likely to make? Still great game and if for some reason you haven't got it then now is your chance! Reply -2
  • UK budget could end 69p cheeky cheapies

  • wobbly_Bob 24/03/2014

    IT's not the end of cheap 69p games, is it? Those games will cost 79p. Hardly the end of cheap games. Way to go on those sensationalist click bait headlines. Stay classy, Eurogamer. Reply +9
  • From Software explains changes to Dark Souls 2 graphics

  • wobbly_Bob 21/03/2014

    Firstly well done Eurogamer for once again reporting days old news!

    I watched the video and to me there isn't a great difference between the two. In some cases I actually prefer the version we have now. What a Storm in a teacup. If the game runs better with the scaled back graphics then fine. Would people prefer they releases a broken stuttering mess? If I was the Dev I would feel like I can't win.

    As for From Software purposely trying to decieve people, I think from deserves or trust. Here is a developer that doesn't have micro transactions, pointless rip off dc and ask the other horrors that plaue modern gaming. People saying they feel cheated? Really? Really? Is the game good? Yes. Then fine. It's all that matters.
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  • How does Project Morpheus compare to Oculus Rift?

  • wobbly_Bob 20/03/2014

    Want it! Want it! Want it! Want it! Want it! Want it! Want it! Want it! Want it! Want it! Want it! Want it! :-D Reply +4
  • Dragon Fin Soup: a SNES-style RPG for PS4, PS3, Vita and PC

  • wobbly_Bob 19/03/2014

    @Daryoon Totally disagree with you. I love rouge like elements! I Every game is an adventure. This is why I still play Spelunky.

    Also I think that the rise in popularity of these rouge elelments is because people are tired of games having no challenge. Without consequence what's the point?

    I get shot but I just hide for a few seconds to refill my health or die and just get placed 3 steps back from where I was? Dying should have meaning and should be scary. See Darksouls which is an AAA rouge like.
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  • Mercenary Kings to kick butt on PS4 in April

  • wobbly_Bob 12/03/2014

    This looks fabulous! Can't wait! Reply +2
  • Halfbrick's upcoming game is a puzzler called Bears vs Art

  • wobbly_Bob 12/03/2014

    Binba442 wrote:
    Half brick are often some of the best people when it comes to fair business models, unless it's fruit ninja... But otherwise, jetpack joyride had a fair coin system, and their twin stick game had no currency in it.

    I have to disagree with you. Jet Pack Joyride was very fair bit have you played Collossotron? I paid for it and it still have in app purchases. As if that's not bad enough you quickly get to a point where you really need to start paying or grinding for ridiculous amounts of time. After my experience with that game I now won't buy anything by them.
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  • Games are squandering their potential to truly immerse us

  • wobbly_Bob 08/03/2014

    I totally agree with this article. It's not something I have seen brought up before. The collection of crap really put me off assassin cred 4. I thought it really ruined batman too. I'm the dark knight trapped in an asylum full of the counties most dangerous nutters who are our to get me but I'll just stop and work out this puzzel the riddler left me. It made it feel very gamey.

    One of ff the things I love about video games is the chance to be essentially a virtual tourist in an amazing World bit that's often ruined by the other bugbear of modern games which is the need to shoot things in the face. Does it need to be that I have to run around killing everything that moves?

    The rise of Indie games have been the one greatest thing to happen to modern video games. I find myself enjoying those far more and getting more and more bored by the same old same dull same old same old of the mainstream titles.
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  • Rocksteady reveals Batman: Arkham Knight in detail

  • wobbly_Bob 05/03/2014

    Although I loved the first game Arkham City bored me. One of the problems with Arkham City was it's lack of focus because of the size so this game being 5 times the size isn't necessarily a good thing. Sometimes less is more. Also apart from the car what else is new? I just can't get excited by this although I reserve judgement. Reply -2
  • SteamWorld Dig delves onto PS4 and Vita in two weeks

  • wobbly_Bob 04/03/2014

    Perfect game for my vita! It's coming at a great price too. I'll defiantly be picking this up :-) Reply +9
  • The many adventures of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls

  • wobbly_Bob 28/02/2014

    Bloody hell! I really want this but why is it taking so long!!! There isn't even a release date. It's looking really good. I guess I'll just have to be patient. Reply +1
  • Risen 3 announced for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, due August

  • wobbly_Bob 25/02/2014


    I tried to give this away and couldn't. That tells you all you need to know.
    Reply -4
  • Microsoft announces first Xbox One price cut - and throws in Titanfall for free

  • wobbly_Bob 24/02/2014

    "The price cut comes just three months after the Xbox One launched in Europe on 22nd November 2013. While the console has sold over twice as fast as its predecessor the Xbox 360, it is being outsold by its cheaper rival the PlayStation 4.

    Xbox UK managing director Harvey Eagle told Eurogamer the price cut was not in response to this sales situation.

    No, of course not. Really.
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  • Rovers Return: reinventing the ARG with Extrasolar

  • wobbly_Bob 24/02/2014

    Sounds fantastic! Thanks. I'm a big space and planetary science fan. I won't say geek as I know very little, really. But I love this type of thing. Reply +4
  • Ryse's previously announced challenge editor mode has been canned

  • wobbly_Bob 22/02/2014

    Kendalf wrote:
    Spartan? Spartan!? Only 500 years and 500 miles off target ;-)

    I'd have thought the whole "Son of Rome" thang might have given that away!

    Actually Sparta was was still around during the early Roman time period. They fought alongside the Romans during the first punic war.
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  • Rock Band dev announces music-based FPS Chroma

  • wobbly_Bob 18/02/2014

    I loved Rockland but I'm sorry to say I'm so bored and disinterested now. I personally haven't liked anything they have done since. It feels so contrived putting music into other game types. It's not even original. It seems to me harmonix had lost it's way. Count me out. Reply -1
  • SteamWorld Dig headed to PlayStation 4 and Vita

  • wobbly_Bob 15/02/2014

    Fantastic! Perfect for the vita! Always thought this looked fab so I'm really happy it's coming out. Reply +2
  • We no longer have to be space marines

  • wobbly_Bob 15/02/2014

    True there are more interesting quirky and different games being made now and those are the games that really interest me. There are a few exceptions but mostly AAA games hold less interest for me. It's the smaller indy games I tend to have the most fun with.

    It's depressing though because when a story about quirky indy game gets published, even when it's a big budget title like puppeteer, you'll typically see 20 to 50 comments but something generic like battlefield or space marine blah blah will get 200+ comments. The real problem is people say they want different but like the big publisher suits people are by nature conservative and deep down want the same thing. This is true in any media.
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  • Dungeon Keeper Android's rating system filters out "1-4 star" reviews

  • wobbly_Bob 07/02/2014

    Fucking hell. What a bunch of sleezy shitbags. I thiink in going to have to view with my wallet and so giving them my money in future. Reply +2
  • This new Elder Scrolls Online cinematic is outstanding

  • wobbly_Bob 29/01/2014

    Seems I'm the only one here that was massively bored by that trailer. I turned it off about a third of the way in. Personally is anything but awesome. It's generic, bland, and by the numbers.

    Reply +7
  • How Thief has changed, for better and for worse

  • wobbly_Bob 24/01/2014


    I can't say that I'm all that surprised. I haven't liked the look of this from the get go. Give me Disohonered 2!!!
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  • Stories with dice: the thrill of old-school D&D

  • wobbly_Bob 18/01/2014

    When I look back through the pages of my life the times spent playing dungeons&dragons with my friends will always be some of the most deeply cherished.

    I was young, no responsibilitys to speak of, full of energy! We would all meet up at my friends house on Saturday afternoon (4 of us) and start playing. At some point we would get hungry and go and get Chinese take away and then carry on through the night. Eat breakfast and then carry on till his mum cooked us Sunday lunch. We would then play some more till around 7ish.

    We laughed, chatted about this and that (video games aroung the subjects and often which was best?Sega or Nintendo?), we would argue... Some monumental arguments that were often very silly and often about the rules or something stupid we wanted or character to be able to do but we always made up and laughed some more. Such adventures we had. Good times. The best times.
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  • Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

  • wobbly_Bob 17/01/2014

    Wow, that's brutal and grim situation.

    Iwata needs to go. it's plain. It's simple. Nintendo needs new leadership. The Internet isn't going away. The global market isn't going away. The Wiiu is a collection of monumental mistakes and it the blame is squarely at iwata's feet.

    I personally feel strongly that the wii, although generated huge profits for them, was a lucky fluke rather than genius business move. It was in the right place at the right time. The wii though a financial success damaged Nintendo greatly because it alienated the core gamers and damaged Nintendo reputation with the huge amounts of shovelware released on the system; This too has to be placed iwata's feet.
    Reply +24
  • Xbox One's limited edition Titanfall controller looks like this

  • wobbly_Bob 15/01/2014

    Don't have a x1 but really like that controller. Reply +1
  • Don't Starve review

  • wobbly_Bob 15/01/2014

    Don't like this at all and this is the sort of game I normally really like. I find it really boring. Reply +2
  • Inside Monopoly's secret war against the Third Reich

  • wobbly_Bob 14/01/2014

    Astoundingly wonderful article! More like this, please. Reply +1
  • Christmas storms flood No Man's Sky dev Hello Games

  • wobbly_Bob 02/01/2014

    TarickStonefire wrote:
    Welcome back to work, Rob! This was (bad) news on the ol' interwebs over a week ago...

    Come on! That's not fair! They just got back. Give them a chance to read through other news sites such as vg247 to get news and then reword them ever so slightly
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  • Games of 2013: Rocksmith 2014

  • wobbly_Bob 25/12/2013

    Lunastra78 wrote:
    PS Store is having its biggest sale ever, I find it weird that there are no reports on it here on Eurogamer.

    PS Store January Sale

    I'm aware I sound like a Spam-bot, but you really should check out that sale if you have a PS3 or Vita.

    Second that! An amazing sale. I'm gonna be broke :(
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  • "A future that has a history": Introducing No Man's Sky

  • wobbly_Bob 09/12/2013

    I think it's sadly telling that you get an article about a game that gives you an entire an entire universe to explore and have adventures in and it gets a few comments yet post an article about the next big AAA seuqel, boring FPS, or same 'ol(tm) driving game and you can get hundreds of comments.

    This sounds amazing and infinitely more exciting than another assassin's creed, halo, killzone, forza, gran tourismo, ( insert big name franchise here )
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  • Microsoft reveals loads of indies developing for Xbox One

  • wobbly_Bob 04/12/2013

    Another me too move by Microsoft. Pretty pathetic list. They're so desperate they included those that are considering developing for the one. Reply -15
  • PSN buckling under pressure of EU PS4 launch

  • wobbly_Bob 29/11/2013

    Logged into mine eventually but it took a lot of patience and failed attempts! Logged in now and downloading Resogun, Contrast, and Need for Speed Rivals. Reply 0
  • The next Xbox Live Games with Gold title is Gears of War

  • wobbly_Bob 27/11/2013

    Dear Microsoft,

    A bit of friendly advice: either give away decent games or just don't give anything away at all because people just feel insulted and get the right hump. Try buying something from the "everything a 1" shop, leave the price on it and give it to your granny or other loved one this Christmas and watch their reaction. Same thing.

    Best Regards,
    Reply +22
  • wobbly_Bob 27/11/2013

    This actually honestly made me lol. Reply +8
  • COD dog gets next-gen fur on PC

  • wobbly_Bob 27/11/2013

    Isn't this patched on fur-sday? Will i need a fur-mware update? Is this a fur fetched story

    /Gets coat.
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  • Twitch removes The Playroom from directory following non-gaming activity

  • wobbly_Bob 27/11/2013

    Maybe people should just use Ustream since that isn't game focused. I believe ps4 gives you the choice to upload to either. I could be wrong. Reply +18
  • wobbly_Bob 27/11/2013

    Boo. Boring twitch. If it's spam I can understand but an imaginative fun stream that is kind of video games related since its using play room isn't harming anything. I say booooo! Reply +24
  • Sony confirms PS4 apps and services for European launch

  • wobbly_Bob 26/11/2013

    Shame no you tube. I use that quite a bit on the ps3. Reply +3
  • Final Fantasy 4 sequel now available for iOS/Android

  • wobbly_Bob 25/11/2013

    10.99 for a mobile phone game? Haaaaaaaaahahahahahahahaha oh Square Enix you are great for the lols! That's as good as your last one of we expect to sell 6 million tomb raiders... Oh my aching ribs. Tell us another one... Reply +3
  • Xbox One off to a great start, too

  • wobbly_Bob 25/11/2013

    ghostgate2001 wrote:
    Jumping ship to Sony myself, after 2 generations of Xboxes being my primary go-to console, but even so I'm applauding this because it would've been disastrous for us all if the Xbone had utterly tanked.

    In the same way that actual wars (amidst all the killing and general unpleasantness) lead to great leaps in innovation and progression in all fields, we need at least two super-powers to be constantly engaged in the console wars on a roughly equal footing - otherwise there would be no competition, and no incentive to advancement.

    If anyone ever wins the console wars decisively, we all lose. The closer-matched they are, the harder the fighting - and we all benefit from the wonderful new toys their R&D boffins come up with to try and outdo each other :)

    I agree with you a hundred percent. Sony needs Microsoft and Nintendo to keep it honest and the same is true the other ways around. However I do hope Microsoft's xbox1 gets a proper thrashing, not out of any fanboy glee, but because a message needs to be sent regarding their anti consumer practices. I want them to get a bloody nose... Only not too badly or we might get arrogant ps3 launch Sony back and that would be bad.
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  • wobbly_Bob 25/11/2013

    ziggy_played_guitar wrote:
    @wobbly_Bob : Xbox One is not available worldwide, I had to import mine.

    I mean worldwide in the same sense as Microsoft or any company uses the word not as in literally every single place on the planet :)
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  • wobbly_Bob 25/11/2013

    I wouldn't say it was a great launch for them and to say otherwise is simply spreading Microsoft PR spin.

    As many have pointed out they did one million world wide, while Sony has a million units sold in just North America. I think the really interesting story here is that ps4 is rare as unicorn shit where as the One is sitting in the shelves and easily obtained; Mirosoft's Xbox1 is clearly being massively outsold. Despite Mirosoft's spin they cannot be happy with these sales.

    Its going to be very interesting seeing how this plays out in the next year. MS still seems like it hasn't got it's act together. Sony was the same with the launch of the ps3 but they turned out around so it's certainly possible that Microsoft will get their act together. However they are up against a Sony who have their game face on this time. Much of Microsoft's success last gen was down to Sony massively fucking up. A reinvigorated Sony will be a fierce opponent. They didn't dominant two generations with luck. Interesting times!
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  • Crackdown retrospective

  • wobbly_Bob 24/11/2013

    Glad to see a few posts from people who couldn't get on with it either. It seems nearly everybody loves this game. I tried twice to like it and see what all the fuss is about. To me, its empty, short, and boring. Reply -5
  • What happens when free-to-play games aren't free?

  • wobbly_Bob 23/11/2013

    I know it's going to be an unpopular opinion but I think M. Is bad for gaming. Sure, every company, Sony and Nintendo included, are in it for the money despite what some fanboys might think but Microsoft cold disregard for anything but strip mining it's customers is something else. Reply +4