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Jenks responded to Doctor Pony comment in
6 Days ago
Wolfenstein 2's biggest plot twist is a missed opportunityWolfenstein 2's biggest plot twist is a missed opportunity
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Can anyone else hear loud wet slaps? It kind of sounds like self-gratification.
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Nowhere is safe from this stuff at this point.

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3 Weeks ago
Destiny 2's XP scaling is gone, but it now takes double the XP to earn a loot boxDestiny 2's XP scaling is gone, but it now takes double the XP to earn a loot box
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If you think developers can put loot boxes and other microtransactions into games and have them not affect gameplay, you're wrong. The things we're seeing are only the beginning.
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1 Month ago
Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s expansion pass features new characters and a new regionMiddle-earth: Shadow of War’s expansion pass features new characters and a new region
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loot box proponents: "loot boxes subsidize DLC! Everyone wins!"

I see we've already slipped right past that point on the slope.
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Jenks commented on
1 Month ago
Destiny 2's mute player is an ill-advised throwback that pushes you out of the worldDestiny 2's mute player is an ill-advised throwback that pushes you out of the world
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You can't have a good, on rails story in a massively multiplayer game. The two things are mutually exclusive. The best you can get are games like Destiny or World of Warcraft where an unreal amount of cognitive dissonance is required to even pretend it makes sense.
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South Park: The Fractured but Whole is getting blasted on Steam for bugsSouth Park: The Fractured but Whole is getting blasted on Steam for bugs
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“God, why didn’t they let Obsidian do this one too?”

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In their defense, Obsidian had major layoffs and isn't what they once were either.


That said, Ubisoft is known for buggy games. Particularly buggy PC games, so no surprise here.

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1 Month ago
NeoGAF competitor ResetEra has reached 100,000 posts in less than 36 hoursNeoGAF competitor ResetEra has reached 100,000 posts in less than 36 hours
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I'm sure it won't be as gross as neogaf, that would be nearly impossible.
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1 Month ago
Overwatch's loot box system isn't as innocent as it seemsOverwatch's loot box system isn't as innocent as it seems
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This is the best thing I've read on PCGN in a very long time, maybe ever. There are so many drones willing to echo "it's ok if it's just cosmetics!" It's not ok. Cosmetics were an integral part of online games. Unlocking new looks through play randomly or by achievements was rewarding. That fun has been stripped out of games first by microtransactions and now by loot boxes.Reply
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I used to say that, and I would at least say it's the best scenario if one MUST have loot boxes at all, but it still is gambling, I think there's really little room to argue otherwise.


So it should be limited, even banned, from games. Especially AAA full priced ones.

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The 7 worst PC building crimes and how to avoid themThe 7 worst PC building crimes and how to avoid them
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I definitely was a victim of 4 and 6 on my first few builds 20 years ago.

Related to #2, a buddy of mine couldn't figure out why his pc was running games so poorly. Turned out his wife was doing some cleaning while he was away, unplugged everything from the pc to clean under his desk, and plugged the hdmi into the mobo rather than the video card. Unlike the author his on board video was not disabled so it took him a lot longer to figure out.Reply
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I remember upgrading my first PC, an SX 25, with a DX 100 chip I got from a computer fair at the local leisure centre. As a wee kid I had no idea what this heatsink thing I needed was and was so confused with no interwebs to help.

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Palmer Luckey talked about VR hentai in a bikini ahead of an HTC Vive stage appearancePalmer Luckey talked about VR hentai in a bikini ahead of an HTC Vive stage appearance
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What do you mean "damaging?" Damaging to Hillary Clinton?Reply
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Did some pretty bad damage to his being-a-CEO

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3 Months ago
Eve Online players commemorate the game's largest ever theft with a songEve Online players commemorate the game's largest ever theft with a song
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What a sociopathReply
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Er, I don't think you understand what that word means. His explanation for his actions are the opposite of sociopathy.

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