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Sun 23rd June, 2013

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Contrite commented on Feature: The Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Direct...:

@AhabSpampurse "I'm almost thinking that unless you have it the game will struggle to run 60fps online wirelessly."

Struggle to run 60fps online? What? The game won't render at a lower rate because you use wireless. The reason he's mentioning it, is probably in case people expect it to lag much less than Brawl. There'll be improvement, I'm sure, but playing online wirelessly in games as fast paced as Smash is usually a pretty bad idea.

If you don't want noticeable delay when playing online, use a cable, not wireless. Fighting games do not like wireless.

Just as an example, when I was trying to play Mortal Kombat online against my friend, who lives just over the fjord. It lagged like hell. We were both on wireless, it was almost unplayable. So I plugged in Ethernet instead, and it was more than smooth enough for us after that.



Contrite commented on Former Naughty Dog And THQ Head Jason Rubin Sa...:

@Einherjar League of Legends has an "okay" way of doing F2P. As in, everything is accessible without paying a dime, but you'll get it faster if you do. But accessing said stuff doesn't make you inherintly more powerful in anyway. It just gives you more options.

If there's a best way to do F2P and microtransactions it's either Heroes of Newerth (all microtransactions are purely cosmetic), or Path of Exile (almost purely cosmetic, except you can buy stash tabs which are a convenience, as you can just make more characters to use as mules).

If all F2P titles followed that scheme, I wouldn't be worried whatsoever about the trend of going F2P, that is, sadly, not the case though.



Contrite commented on Wii Karaoke U Doesn't Censor Explicit Lyrics:

Censored music is about the most ridiculous and annoying thing ever.

Censoring also often makes things sound, or look, worse than it actually is. This depends on the type of censoring used, but still.

It's so annoying, trying to find that one song you have plastered unto your brain at the moment, only to realize the edition you found is censored most of the time ruining the rhythm and what not.



Contrite commented on Soapbox: Why Grand Theft Auto V Isn't For Me:

Meh, I don't get the extreme hype for GTA V. I played San Andreas a lot when I was younger, but It certainly doesn't draw my attention as much as it did back then. I still find the same parts of it fun, but not enough.

Basically, GTA is only entertaining to me in a few ways.
Mostly screwing around with the physics, and the occasional chain car explosion. Other than a small amount of that, nothing really grips me about these games anymore.



Contrite commented on Soapbox: Retail Games Cost Too Much To Downloa...:

Buying games digitally is almost always more expensive than buying it on disc. At least in my experience, especially if the game was released some time ago. Might just be here where I live it's like that though, I don't know.

In any case, It's silly that a cheaper way of distribution is often more expensive for the consumer.



Contrite commented on EA: Frostbite 3 On Wii U "Not Impossible":

I don't really care much about what EA does. The only games they publish that are even moderately interesting is BioWare's games, and those have taken a down turn lately. Besides, I'd much prefer playing Inquisition on my PC, that is, if it's anything like DA:O and not the wannabe-themepark-MMO-button-spam-fest that DA2 was.

The only other thing I care about from them is The Sims 4, but considering what a disappointment TS3 was, I'm not getting my hopes up. At least Maxis is back in the drill again.



Contrite commented on Angry Birds Trilogy Flocks to Wii and Wii U in...:

Definitively not looking forward to that, as in, I don't care whatsoever. I've tried Angry Birds on my Galaxy briefly, and it was eye-clawingly boring. I'd much rather have a port of Punch Quest, let the birds be angry somewhere else.



Contrite commented on 3D Adventure Title Dreamfall Chapters Under Co...:

How is Red Thread Games "best known" for The Longest Journey? The Longest Journey, and its "kind-of-sequel-but-not-quite" Dreamfall were both made by Funcom. Granted, Ragnar Tørnquist was the "mastermind" behind both of those, but it was still made by Funcom.

Also, Dreamfall Chapters is a direct sequel to Dreamfall.

Anyway, as for the prospect on Dreamfall Chapters on Wii U, I'd love that. Having a game in actual Norwegian on the Wii U would be awesome. There's so few of those for any console or PC, for good reason, but still.



Contrite commented on Bethesda Has No Current Plans For Wii U or Han...:

I really don't care at all. Apart from the fact that more third-party games are positive, even if i want to get them or not.

I love Bethesda games, though. At least, kind of. Pretty much all of their latest games are "mediocre" in my opinion.

The thing that makes these games wonderful for me though, is all the mods. Which fixes most things Bethesda ain't good at. Which is pretty much everything except: Lore, Exploration, and World Building. Which is why I can't fathom why people rate these games as amazing when they're playing them on consoles.

Any Bethesda game without unofficial fixes, or even the console to cure general buggy-ness of it all would be horrible.