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TrueShibe responded to Ben Burns's comment in
1 Month ago
Diary of a sky pirate: hands-on with the Worlds Adrift betaDiary of a sky pirate: hands-on with the Worlds Adrift beta
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Thanks Jac. It's obviously very early days for Worlds Adrift, but I can say with certainty that I found it to be a very chilled out experience, which is great because the weather is boiling hot.

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You should have made a personal reviver, that way when you die you can respawn on your ship, and when you log out your ship logs out with you. (If it's floating in the air)

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Ben Burns responded to CygnusBlack comment in
3 Months ago
Outlast 2 patches down the difficulty by reducing battery consumptionOutlast 2 patches down the difficulty by reducing battery consumption
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It would have been awesome if the franchise sported weapons. A hammer or any other melee option would suffice.
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...or a kitten cannon.

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3 Months ago
Korean politician gives herself play of the game in Overwatch-themed campaign videoKorean politician gives herself play of the game in Overwatch-themed campaign video
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I was expecting serious cringe but came away rather amused.

For those wondering about the content:
It's a series of clips showing her grilling various ministers for not doing their jobs in a really direct, stop-with-the-bullshit manner (is such and such ministry even capable of doing their jobs, what specifically is being done about such and such disaster beyond speechifying, how can such and such an indignity happen in this day and age, etc.), to which the response is chagrined silence in each instance (hence the elimination ticks). The final clip (presumably the ult) is a rather boilerplate speech about filial duty.

I wonder, though, if they received (seems highly unlikely) or even sought permission to use ActiBlizzard IP in this manner.
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No way! Thanks for the translation. I was wondering what was actually being said.

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3 Months ago
Democracy in action - Call of Duty's return to WWII decided by full studio voteDemocracy in action - Call of Duty's return to WWII decided by full studio vote
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"However it would seem that Sledgehammer Games were somewhat divided on the matter and the initial vote did not result in a large margin for either side."

Interesting. I sure hope it won't impact the game in any way when you have half the employees working on something they didn't want to do in the first place.
I'm actually quite happy they finally went back to WW2. Might be the first CoD I'll buy on release since BO.
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Same here. The last one I bought was Black Ops and I really enjoyed it. You can't deny, this was a genius business move on their part, tapping into all those nostalgia dollars!

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DustyGerkin responded to Ben Burns's comment in
6 Months ago
Microsoft promises more exclusive games for Windows 10 in 2017Microsoft promises more exclusive games for Windows 10 in 2017
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Since it's Microsoft, I'm guessing the strategy will be to charge as much as possible whilst doing as little actual porting as possible.

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Forza Horizons isn't a bad port but the Microsoft strategy doesn't really seem developed, more tacked on.

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6 Months ago
"They're bigger than anything we've ever done" - Three new games from Bethesda"They're bigger than anything we've ever done" - Three new games from Bethesda
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If Square Enix can get away with it...

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Short of infringing on copyright, they can 'get away' with calling their game whatever they like (unless 'fans' actually get murderous, but then the game just wouldn't come out).

I wonder who won the civil war, presumably a Sky2 would have to canonize that.

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