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Lawyers hold up Doom 3 source code release

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7 years ago

'Carmack's Reverse' is the best name for anything ever, it sounds like a chess strategy or how Carmack beats the Kobayashi Maru...
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Frontier still "working hard" on Outsider

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8 years ago

I'm guessing my the time Elite 4 comes out we'll all be flying around in space ships anyway and then no one will care.
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Borderlands: Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot

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9 years ago

After finishing Zombie Island I downloaded this without a second thought.

Have to say I'm a bit dissapointed so far and the main flaw is the length of time it takes to play. I'm level 50 and while it's hard it doesn't seem impossible. What's causing the problem is, as eveyone above's said, that there's no save mechanic so I'm having to play super defensive or risk throwing away hours of gamplay.

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE patch in an end of round/wave save.
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Space Invaders: Infinity Gene

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9 years ago

I'm loving this currently (touch of R-Type final unlocking goodness).
Does anyone know the full set of weapons? I've just unlocked the gravity bomb and was wondering if there's anymore to come...
I also noticed my score isn't tracked on some of the later levels, does it only count the score if you start at stage 1-1?
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Nintendo games dominating in 2009

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9 years ago

WARNING: People are reading these figures WAY wrong.

The original report from ChartTrack GFK is top 10 individual skus (ie. not combined sales for multi format titles). RE5 has outsold Killzone 2 by far all formats.

can we get a correction in the article?

UPDATE: MCV have pulled the chart pending a correction....
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Nintendo loves "insatiable" hardcore

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9 years ago

Can some one tell Nintendo that the Emperor has no clothes on?

It's getting embarrassing now...
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Gold Trading Exposed: Introduction

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9 years ago

"playing the right game wrongly"

Fair point but I believe the onus to change is on the developers. As an analogy we'd all (rightly) criticise a beat-em-up that you could win by repeatedly mashing one move (I'm looking at you Soul Calibur 4) but early level play on some (not all) MMO's can boil down to pretty much that.

It's a tough challenge and I'm not suggesting I have the answer. If you focus too-much on player skill you'll risk alienating a large chunk of your audience who'll be resigned to never being good enough and if the goal is rewarding dedication / play-time then we're back to grinding as a time-sink.
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9 years ago

I wish developers would stop confusing "grinding" with "gameplay".
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9 years ago

jonthepymm: "so that you are disadvantaged somewhat compared to the "regular" player who does not buy gold"

At which point they'd turn round to non-regulated RMT surely? The whole point of buying gold is to get the advantage isn't it? If you take the advantage away where's the perceived value to players?
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9 years ago

What I find interesting is that MMO's are so grind-based that people are willing to pay to NOT play the game. Player's seem to be keen on the virtual willy-waving and more exciting gameplay that high end kit opens up but don't want to have to grind there way through to get there. By effectively "skipping ahead" they're getting to the part of the game they actually enjoy and the fact that people are willing to pay (decent chunks) of real world cash seems to be a pretty damning inditement of the current grind-centric MMO design standard.
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iPhone Gaming

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10 years ago

There's already way too many Bejewelled rip-offs on the App store, how's about:

X-com
Any RTS
Elite (pretty please!)
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GTA IV smashes records at Play.com

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10 years ago

@benstarkie "Maybe it will be upon my mat."

I'm hoping mine is too but the wait to find out is killing me. If it isn't then Play.com are going to be on my shit list.....
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10 years ago

My Play.com order initially said shipped 25th, I've just recieved a ship note that says it left today. If they've messed mine up I'm going to be annoyed especially as I walked past shelves full of it earlier today....
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Fallout 3

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10 years ago

@Grayvern "the nuclear ammo rocket launcher still sounds bloody dumb."

bloody dumb + military = win

and here's the proof:
http://www.noahshachtman.com/archives/00...
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New Dead Space details

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11 years ago

Dino Crisis 4 anyone???? (Sounds just as good as DC3!)
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TGS: Echochrome

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11 years ago

this looks escher-riffic (TM) but really needs a XBLA release too......
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New Dungeon Runner content

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11 years ago

I've been enjoying the free side of this for a couple of weeks now, has anyone made the jump to the subscription side of the force?
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Bizarre offers Club update

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11 years ago

Boom Boom Rocket? Please be Chu Chu Rocket on Live, PLEASE!!!

Edit: Bollocks it's just a Fantavision clone....
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Armored Core 4

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11 years ago

how's the multiplayer? If your going to spend all that time tweaking the AC's then online where I want to show it off.....
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11 years ago

wasn't trolling really, just looking forward to some quality games, chill!
(and for the sake of balance I'm looking forward to Lair and Motorstorm on the PS3)

As for Bioshock I didn't realise it had gone back, damn that's going to be a tough wait....
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11 years ago

Q1 is going to be so busy on 360 GRAW2, Bioshock, Crackdown (and Halo 3 beta), Mass Effect (hopes) and now stompy robots.....GET IN!
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11 years ago

360 version?
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2D Castlevania for next-gen?

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12 years ago

oh god, oh god, oh god!!!! (runs around like a giddy schoolgirl...)

please please please let me have this now! I need home console 2d Castlevania like Whitney Houston needs crack......
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Devil May Cry 4

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12 years ago

@Dizzy

No it doesn't (I hope that was a joke.....)
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Dead Rising

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12 years ago

get in!

Frank + (Zomies x 52000) + chainsaw = smiles
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Dead Rising

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12 years ago

want this badly, roll on September....
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Remembering E3

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12 years ago

ah E3 how we'll miss you: the sight of booth babes, the deafening sounds of 30 promos on loop, and the smell of the uber-large american fan boys (all of whom are MD's of madeup.com)
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Dead Rising demo soon

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12 years ago

agrees with glaeken

On your first playthrough there's pretty much no way you'll see most of the game. As time keeps flowing you need to try and squeeze scoops in between the main story and without careful planning and mad skills you'll miss most of them the first time through.

as for the state of emergency comparison: NO NO NO NO NO NO!
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12 years ago

Trust me it's worth the wait, most fun I've had on 360 to date (sorry Oblivion!)
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12 years ago

Actually game lasts more than 3 hours now, nearer 6 for a quick play through.
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12 years ago

This is actually out on the 8th of Sept, not the 15th. One week sooner!
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PotC is Monkey Island rip-off

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12 years ago

Bounces off me, sticks to you
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Golden Axe goes next-gen

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12 years ago

Death=Adder surely?
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Resident Evil 4

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13 years ago

I'm glad there's some extras, couldn't get enough of it on the GC and now I can't wait for more on the PS2!
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13 years ago

Seriously impressed! Extra missions, more weapons, true widescreen and progressive scan, need this NOW!
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