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« Reply #180 on: March 08, 2010, 08:16:07 AM »
:lol he's probably talking about the blur WEBSITE key. Enjoy registering :lol

I've already got about 5 locked when they send them out
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« Reply #181 on: March 08, 2010, 08:18:57 AM »
Nope,EG was giving free keys.

This says below the code.
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Well done! You've done the hard part and clicked the button. It's easy from here.

All you have to do is redeem your code. You can do this directly on your Xbox 360 (hit the Guide button, move to the left-most blade and select "Redeem Code") or via the web-based Xbox Live Marketplace.

Enjoy the beta!
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« Reply #182 on: March 08, 2010, 08:19:50 AM »
You are right, egg on my face. :bow maxy
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« Reply #183 on: March 08, 2010, 11:40:56 AM »
http://www.viddler.com/explore/shogungamer/videos/689/13.61/

first videos of the new Prince of Persia game

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« Reply #184 on: March 08, 2010, 11:42:09 AM »
You are right, egg on my face. :bow maxy

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« Reply #185 on: March 08, 2010, 09:36:23 PM »
I caught this gaming show on Aussie TV last night.  It even has the mandatory hot chick, who is fairly painful to watch.

[youtube=560,345]hqHLmtgmkDM[/youtube]

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« Reply #186 on: March 08, 2010, 10:14:14 PM »
You've never seen Good Game? It used to be great, but they fired the PC gamer guy and replaced him with the chick who is so unnatural in her delivery it's painful.
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« Reply #187 on: March 08, 2010, 10:28:42 PM »
I never saw it before, I'm not entirely sure how I've never noticed it.

I assume the chick doesn't play games, or she's awful at reading lines and ends up looking like someone who doesn't play games.  Last night they reviewed PB Winterbottom and she implied she'd played N64 Banjo and the music was similar.  I lolled.

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« Reply #188 on: March 08, 2010, 11:49:09 PM »
I just watched some more.  She actually said "now before Australia does a collective face-palm."

Saying internet expressions out loud?  This show is SO DAMN RAD. 

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« Reply #189 on: March 09, 2010, 12:02:48 PM »
I caught this gaming show on Aussie TV last night.  It even has the mandatory hot chick, who is fairly painful to watch.

[youtube=560,345]hqHLmtgmkDM[/youtube]
That guy has a look on his face like he hates his life half the time lol. I bet as soon as soon as they stopped filming he dropped the deranged smile and strangled her with his HDMI cables
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« Reply #190 on: March 09, 2010, 02:25:26 PM »
New RPG published by EA

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    REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS – News) today announced an agreement with 38 Studios, LLC to publish the company’s first video game, an epic single-player role-playing game codenamed ‘Project Mercury’. 38 Studios is the creative enterprise of World Series MVP and avid gamer Curt Schilling. ‘Project Mercury’ is being developed at Big Huge Games, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 38 Studios, under the leadership of Ken Rolston, former lead designer of the critically acclaimed hits, Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. The game marks the first entry into the company’s vast universe created by New York Times best-selling fantasy author R. A. Salvatore, with artistic direction by Todd McFarlane, renowned artist and creator of Spawn.

    “From day one, 38 Studios has been focused on creating the next generation of entertainment experiences that embrace all mediums, including film, television, comics, novels, toys and, of course, games,” said Curt Schilling, Founder and Chairman of 38 Studios. “We are creating an enormous world, with heroes and villains and a rich back story from the brilliant minds of R. A., Todd and Ken at its heart, and I can think of no finer partner than the global powerhouse that is EA Partners. Being able to leverage the expertise of EA’s publishing organization to bring our first product to market is a dream come true for 38 Studios.”

    “We are thrilled to be working with 38 Studios. The world of RPG gaming is so rich and it is a perfect complement to our partners and title portfolio in EAP,” said David DeMartini, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EA Partners. “Project Mercury is bursting with first-rate talent, with passion that spans across the board, from Curt to R. A. to Todd and Ken. We look forward to collaborating with them to create an amazing game set in this incredible new world.”

http://www.38studios.com/home/list
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« Reply #191 on: March 09, 2010, 02:45:29 PM »
Wasn't EA's last rpg that LotR one?  Yeah, good luck with this.

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« Reply #192 on: March 09, 2010, 02:46:19 PM »
Wasn't EA's last rpg that LotR one?  Yeah, good luck with this.

lol. LOTR is the least bit interesting universe to work with. What did you expect them to do? At least with this they can try something different.
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« Reply #193 on: March 09, 2010, 03:44:21 PM »
http://kotaku.com/5488801/first-look-at-bodycount-an-orgy-of-bullets--destruction

This looks EXACTLY like Black on the Xbox. What the fuck.
yeah, but it looks like it does some new stuff too.  It's too bad it's a year away.

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« Reply #194 on: March 09, 2010, 03:46:43 PM »
I played the Black demo and I remember the enemies would take a million hits to die and I was like screw this and turned it off.

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« Reply #195 on: March 09, 2010, 05:27:01 PM »
[youtube=560,345][/youtube]
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« Reply #196 on: March 09, 2010, 07:31:24 PM »
Wasn't EA's last rpg that LotR one?  Yeah, good luck with this.

Mass Effect 2

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« Reply #197 on: March 09, 2010, 07:32:39 PM »
I wanted Dragon Age till I started reading this forum's opinions on it. :(
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« Reply #198 on: March 09, 2010, 07:38:20 PM »
I wanted Dragon Age till I started reading this forum's opinions on it. :(

Mistake #1.

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« Reply #199 on: March 09, 2010, 07:42:26 PM »
No mistake, game is shit. You'll live.
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« Reply #200 on: March 10, 2010, 07:27:52 AM »
Wii motion controls and Netal annihilated with one gif:



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« Reply #201 on: March 10, 2010, 12:37:13 PM »
Motion controls :yuck

Anyway, should I play Blue Dragon or Lost Odyssey?  LO looks better, but BD is cheaper.

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« Reply #202 on: March 10, 2010, 12:49:49 PM »
LO. Definitely LO.
Avoid BD.

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« Reply #203 on: March 10, 2010, 12:52:04 PM »
I wanted Dragon Age till I started reading this forum's opinions on it. :(

EB's groupthink is generally pretty good as groupthink goes, but they missed the ball on this one big time, IMO.

edit: two drops this morning while laddering in SC2 beta made me toss my router into the trash and bust out the "rainy day" buffalo router I got a while back specifically for when my current one died on me. Sucked so hard, I had a good 40+ food count and additional expansion advantage on them both times.  :'(
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« Reply #204 on: March 10, 2010, 01:05:12 PM »
You might have to mainline that shit.
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« Reply #205 on: March 10, 2010, 01:59:11 PM »
Looks like single player WoW with better graphics and worse combat. Someone change my mind?
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« Reply #206 on: March 10, 2010, 02:06:50 PM »
Motion controls :yuck

Anyway, should I play Blue Dragon or Lost Odyssey?  LO looks better, but BD is cheaper.

BD has better combat and graphics (and boss music), LO has better everything else. I'd say they're pretty equal in quality, but I like BD just a little more.
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« Reply #207 on: March 10, 2010, 02:11:01 PM »
BD has better combat and graphics (and boss music)
:lol
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« Reply #208 on: March 10, 2010, 02:13:04 PM »
I like the Blue Dragon boss theme.  It is awesome in a cheesy kind of way.

:bow [youtube=560,345]sCNyNmuFSlw[/youtube] :bow2

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« Reply #209 on: March 10, 2010, 02:13:46 PM »
Meh, I don't understand the love for BD.  :yuck

Lost Odyssey review:
http://www.xbox360achievements.org/review.php?gameID=405

Blue Dragon review
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/blue-dragon-review?page=2

Read and decide.

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« Reply #210 on: March 10, 2010, 02:17:24 PM »
"Read" and decide. Both games alone are $20 combined. Dirty poors.
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« Reply #211 on: March 10, 2010, 02:21:29 PM »
I wanted Dragon Age till I started reading this forum's opinions on it. :(


What? Demi + Willco does not equate to the whole of this forum. And they played the vastly inferior console version.  

Get it for PC - it's the meatiest and most tactical rpg you'll play this gen... I can't remember the last rpg I did 3 run-throughs of almost back to back....

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« Reply #212 on: March 10, 2010, 02:56:33 PM »
Looks like single player WoW with better graphics and worse combat. Someone change my mind?

It borrows some MMO conventions (which are in turn adapted from pen and paper games) for the way some of the mechanics in the game work, but I found the game to have an interesting setting, a really neat relative morality system that was based on the beliefs of your friends and companions instead of an absolute good/evil scale, great combat implementation and good area design.

Very good game. I'm passing on the expansion since it doesn't look like it's got enough to warrant $40, but I played through DA twice back to back when it came out and had a great time in doing so.
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« Reply #213 on: March 10, 2010, 09:13:11 PM »
I think you're a fucking shill
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« Reply #214 on: March 10, 2010, 09:18:36 PM »
i hope lots of people buy into that onlive "minimal lag" hokum, and i hope i get to play against them online
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« Reply #215 on: March 11, 2010, 02:04:59 AM »


Second place got me a free EA Sports game and a Gilette Fusion shaving pack.

First prize was a trip to Florida for the finals :(
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« Reply #216 on: March 11, 2010, 08:10:53 AM »
[youtube=560,345][/youtube]
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« Reply #217 on: March 11, 2010, 08:35:27 AM »
On the topic of PSP, how easy is it to keep one modded for playing PS1 games while still being able to play legit games?  I haven't kept up with PSP modding in a long time.  IIRC, the newest firmwares are uncrackable or something.  The Borecast's gushing about Class of Heroes has made me kinda want another PSP, but I want to keep it modded to play PS1 games but not bother with pirating PSP games. 

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« Reply #218 on: March 11, 2010, 09:54:20 AM »
[IMG]http://i39.tinypic.com/20fyvm8.png[img]

Second place got me a free EA Sports game and a Gilette Fusion shaving pack.

First prize was a trip to Florida for the finals :(

That's awesome!  :o

Congrats!
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« Reply #219 on: March 11, 2010, 10:39:38 AM »
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« Reply #220 on: March 11, 2010, 11:19:52 AM »
The Last Story art,looks like Vesperia

http://www.allgamesbeta.info/2010/03/last-story-wii-concept-art.html



Looks really nice. Hopefully the second piece of art means there's a world map in the game! I already call that Last Story will be better than FF13.
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« Reply #221 on: March 11, 2010, 11:31:42 AM »
On the topic of PSP, how easy is it to keep one modded for playing PS1 games while still being able to play legit games?  I haven't kept up with PSP modding in a long time.  IIRC, the newest firmwares are uncrackable or something.  The Borecast's gushing about Class of Heroes has made me kinda want another PSP, but I want to keep it modded to play PS1 games but not bother with pirating PSP games. 

The current custom firmware is a hacked version of an older firmware, and has not gotten the same updates for PSOne games that the official firmwares have gotten.  So basically some of the games that were released on PSN will still not work properly on CFW PSPs. 

99% of all the new PSP games released work on CFW PSPs.  It's just the Japanese Kingdom Hearts and God Eater that have yet to be cracked.   Some are claiming that they have or are close to getting CFW 6.20 finished, but it's going to be a while before they release it.  They cite piracy as a major reason why, but I don't believe this for a second since the current CFW plays almost everything anyway.
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« Reply #222 on: March 11, 2010, 11:50:53 AM »
[youtube=560,345][/youtube]

All I ask for is that PW be a return to non-linear stealth.  I want my MGS games to be about getting from point A to B while giving me 3 dozen ways to do so.

The decoy stand and supply drop look great in that video.  I also like the new radar.

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« Reply #223 on: March 11, 2010, 11:52:31 AM »
On the topic of PSP, how easy is it to keep one modded for playing PS1 games while still being able to play legit games?  I haven't kept up with PSP modding in a long time.  IIRC, the newest firmwares are uncrackable or something.  The Borecast's gushing about Class of Heroes has made me kinda want another PSP, but I want to keep it modded to play PS1 games but not bother with pirating PSP games. 

The current custom firmware is a hacked version of an older firmware, and has not gotten the same updates for PSOne games that the official firmwares have gotten.  So basically some of the games that were released on PSN will still not work properly on CFW PSPs. 

99% of all the new PSP games released work on CFW PSPs.  It's just the Japanese Kingdom Hearts and God Eater that have yet to be cracked.   Some are claiming that they have or are close to getting CFW 6.20 finished, but it's going to be a while before they release it.  They cite piracy as a major reason why, but I don't believe this for a second since the current CFW plays almost everything anyway.

Kingdom Hearts, God Eater, Classic Dungeon and probably Zettai Hero.
Basically all the major JP games in the last month or two outside of Valkyria 2 because Sega was too poor to get protection.  I'll be surprised if Peace Walker doesn't have the same protection as well.

Hope they crack 6.20 soon!

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« Reply #224 on: March 11, 2010, 12:07:07 PM »
Is Classic Dungeon also on PSN?  Wondering if it has something to do with that.

Sangoku Musou Multi Raid 2 just came out this week.  That's another big PSP game, and it has zilch for protection.  That's Koei-Tecmo, so I assume DOA Paradise won't have any problems on CFW PSPs either.  Metal Gear Peace Walker is a big enough game that someone will find a workaround or they will update the firmware for it.  I think the same might happen with Kingdom Hearts in English too.  Those Japanese games just don't have as much interest from the community as a whole.

I've been wanting to ditch my OFW 1000 and upgrade to a 3000, but haven't done so in the hopes that they will finally reveal the PSP 4000 series.  Think I will give it until Peacewalker hits USA in May, although if that game does run fine on CFW, I probably won't give a shit.
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« Reply #225 on: March 11, 2010, 12:11:24 PM »
Classic Dungeon is on PSN.  They dumped both versions but can't get either working.

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« Reply #226 on: March 11, 2010, 01:48:09 PM »
Classic Dungeon is on PSN.  They dumped both versions but can't get either working.
apparently fat princess got a PSP release too,is it worth?
also where are my zettai hero impressions? :smug
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« Reply #227 on: March 11, 2010, 01:55:48 PM »
Teleport me my game and I'll give you some  :smug

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« Reply #228 on: March 11, 2010, 03:13:48 PM »
lol,

well I just got an e-mail that ncsx shipped my copy.  Which is bizarre since their news for today: http://www.ncsx.com/2010/030810/ncs0308h.htm doesn't mention they actually got the game in.  So either they only got my copy and sent it, or they felt the game wasn't even worth mentioning which is  :'( since Zettai Hero is the 3rd biggest psp release of the year behind KH & MGS.

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« Reply #229 on: March 11, 2010, 07:34:55 PM »
There's a "playable" demo for DOA Paradise up now (link to the link to the site is at Andriasang.com).  "Playable" as in you can pick Hitomi and take some gravure pictures of her for a couple of minutes.  No mini games or anything.  So my impression would be that they did a good job on the boob physics.  Guess that's all that really matters.

lol,

well I just got an e-mail that ncsx shipped my copy.  Which is bizarre since their news for today: http://www.ncsx.com/2010/030810/ncs0308h.htm doesn't mention they actually got the game in.  So either they only got my copy and sent it, or they felt the game wasn't even worth mentioning which is  :'( since Zettai Hero is the 3rd biggest psp release of the year behind KH & MGS.


Perhaps not.  Wouldn't #3 be Godeater in the Nippon anyway?
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« Reply #230 on: March 11, 2010, 10:29:26 PM »
I doubt anybody cares, but I have six Heroes of Newerth beta keys available.  PM me your email address and I'll be more than glad to hook you up.

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« Reply #231 on: March 12, 2010, 12:03:00 PM »
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BioShock 2's first batch of DLC, the Sinclair Solutions pack, may have been on the game disc all along.

Users on the 2K forum (spotted by VG247) recorded the download size as a teensy 24K on PC and 108K on Xbox 360. That's what it says on the Xbox Live Marketplace page too.

Developer 2K Marin would need something akin to a miracle to squash all of the Sinclair Solutions content - two new playable characters, 20 new trials, a third weapon upgrade for each weapon, five additional masks, rank upgrade to 50 - into such tiny files.

2K Games is avoiding comment at the moment, which suggests that a more measured and senior statement be needed.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/bioshock-2s-dlc-on-disc-already-article

At least it saves bandwidth.
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« Reply #232 on: March 12, 2010, 12:39:31 PM »
Is "rank up to 50" exactly what it sounds like?  paying for level ups? 

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« Reply #233 on: March 12, 2010, 12:47:36 PM »
Is "rank up to 50" exactly what it sounds like?  paying for level ups? 

The original game maxed out at 40. This "new" DLC ups it to 50.

Theres no achievements for it either, so its literally buying whats on the disc it seems.
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« Reply #234 on: March 12, 2010, 01:29:44 PM »
Teleport me my game and I'll give you some  :smug
i digged up a video out of desperation :'(
http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm9991581
EDIT:
wa... wait... this is a roguelike? :o :omg :o :omg :o :omg
spoiler (click to show/hide)
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« Reply #235 on: March 12, 2010, 02:09:37 PM »

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Capcom Europe has announced that Dead Rising 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the multi-million selling Dead Rising, will be released in Europe on September 3rd 2010, in North America on August 31st and Japan on September 2nd for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Furthermore Capcom has also revealed that Xbox 360 gamers will be able to get an exclusive taste of Dead Rising 2’s signature gameplay with the release of its downloadable prologue, Dead Rising 2: CASE ZERO.

Available as downloadable content (DLC) only on Xbox LIVE shortly before release of the full game, Dead Rising 2: CASE ZERO, will introduce main protagonist and former motocross champion Chuck Greene and provide a link between the original game and the events that await players in the gambling paradise of Fortune City.

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« Reply #236 on: March 12, 2010, 02:19:01 PM »
Pre-launch DLC? :lol
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« Reply #237 on: March 12, 2010, 02:26:28 PM »
?

You didn't know about that?Old news
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« Reply #238 on: March 12, 2010, 02:30:23 PM »
Guess I'm out of the loop
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« Reply #239 on: March 12, 2010, 02:30:48 PM »
From what I understand, Case Zero is akin to an XBLA title. Similar to Fable 2 Pub Games.
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