- A 34 year old male gamer
- New Zealand
- Joined on May 7th 2008, last online on 25 September 2010.
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"To put it simply, religion answers all the questions science CAN'T ." The fact that the answers can't remotely be proved means that they aren't worth the paper they're written on. Science hunts for answers but rarely puts down a rubber stamp stating that X is the answer to this, they simply list ideas that are logically (and test-ably) feasible....
The lack of 1080p games with Gow3 style graphics isn't due to power utilization, its simply because the RSX gpu doesn't have the fillrate for it (~4GPixel/sec). Alot of post processing effects have been moved to the CPU (Spe programs) to get around burning the fillrate on post processing, but that still produces enough latency to be annoying and I'm sure there are other issues that I can't think...
Occupation: Software Engineer
Relationship status: Partner
Favourite Games: My tastes have changed over the years I generally like
PC FPS games (Doom, Quake, unreal series, Half life)
Some PC RTS games (Warcraft series, some of the C&C games)
Action/platform/adventure games (Mario, God of war, Prince of persia, sonic)
Hack n slash (Diablo series)
Western RPG games (Baldur's gate, Neverwinter Nights series, Morrowind, Oblivion)
some JRPGs (Final Fantasy Series, Chrono trigger, looking to branch out this generation with some JRPGs, suggestions would be great so long as its on DS/PS2/PS3 platform and in PAL region).
Favourite Music: 90s Grunge music, also a fan of some rock instrumental music.
Favourite Films: Standard arrangement of movies I love
- engaging action movies (ie one with a reasonable story)
- serious horror films
- Mystery films
- satire films.
Favourite Books: If I read books they are generally technical manuals.
Favourite Food: As long as its not boiled potatos I'll down it :) (potatos MUST be roasted or mashed!)
Hobbies: Game technologies, programming, gaming, guitar, rugby (watching), cricket.
About Me: Standard gaming/computer geek, some outside interests (sports etc).
Started gaming in the 80s, I didn't own a console until I got a Sega Master System (which was popular in my part of the world), got SNES next generation but PC gaming took hold until 2006 (although I got a PS2 in 2004, pretty much just for tekken and GT4) when I returned to console land to experience fantastic games that I've missed out on.
Currently a proud owner of the current console with games still in production
- Sony Playstation 2 Slim
- Nintendo DS Lite
- Nintendo Wii (With XCM 1080p up-scaler unit)
- Sony Playstation 3 (PAL 60GB version, with BC) And PS3 Slim (120GB Model). Use Slim for gaming, old Ps3 for Linux/programming fun.
- PC With following Specs (Core i7 930, ATI Radeon 5850 HD, 6GB of DDR3 ram, CAS9 timings, Windows 7 Ultimate retail 64bit, 24" dell Monitor supports up to 1920x1200 resolutions).
Mario Kart Wii: 2836-2153-3409
Super Smash Bros Brawl: 0044-4328-8923
(its Games for Windows live, however it still communicates with xbox players believe)
Currently playing: Star Ocean 4 (PS3), Monster Hunter 3 (Wii), Dragon Age (PC), Disgaea DS (DS)
Last New Game Clocked:
Game: God of War 3
Platform: Playstation 3
Playtime: 10 Hours (Normal Skill level)
Date: 20th March 2010 12:07am (NZT)
Will Play Again: how could I say no.
Second to last New Game Clocked:
Game: Final Fantasy 13
Platform: Playstation 3
Playtime: 57 Hours
Date: 16th March 2010 (NZT)
Will Play Again: Yes, once I've maxed out my characters.
Last Replay Game Clocked
Game: Mass Effect 2
Play-through Count: 2th Play-through
Playtime: 17 hours.
Fav Game(s) so far this Generation (Note: subject to change as always)
- Disgaea 3 -
- Demon's Souls -