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Tired of this Schmidt: Ubisoft & Other AAApolitical Rebels

in Gaming Discussion, last active on on 25 June 2019

Just reposting a recent blog in my oddly-titled series.  If you're on the up-and-up regarding this topic, maybe you'll get interesting points out of it.  Anyways... [Inspired by real-world arguments made by corporate suits and click-mongering vloggers, this rebuttal was considered, written, and submitted by one guy with certain beliefs. The 'Tired of this Schmidt' series has never...

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My Retrospective Blog on CoD4's Campaign [LONG READ]

in Gaming Discussion, last active on on 17 September 2017

Wrote this 2-part blog elsewhere and wanted to generate some discussion.  I'll set links and quote whole thing in OP.   http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/coolbeans/539766 http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/coolbeans/539767 Part 1: " [NOTE: As this blog pertains to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare’s campaign, there’s going to be YUGE SPOILERS ahead. If you haven’t played it...

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New Xbox 360 bundle for Canada (includes 5 exclusives)

in Microsoft Discussion, last active on on 24 August 2011

http://www.joystiq.com/2011/08/24/xbox-250gb-bundle-throws-in-alan-wake-gears-2-and-3-more/ Just noticed this on n4g and thought I would post it here.  This 250 GB Xbox 360 bundle is being priced at $299 and includes all 5 games listed. ...

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Splinter Cell: Conviction Gamestop deal

in Microsoft Discussion, last active on on 07 June 2010

http://www.gamestop.com/Catalog/ProductDetails.aspx?product_id=65497&loc=360carousel For anyone interested, Gamestop's selling the PC + 360 version (new versions, mind you) for $41.99.  The reason for it is beyond me but if you're interested in grabbing Sam's latest adventure but just haven't come around to doing so, now seems like a good time....

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Star Wars: TOR ='s EA's most expensive project yet

in PC Discussion, last active on on 12 June 2010

http://pc.ign.com/articles/109/1093149p1.html It's really just a short article mentioning that Star Wars: The Old Republic is EA's most costly game to create yet.  Considering they've been in the video-game biz for over 28 years (mentioned in article), this news shouldn't be taken that lightly.  Could this be the most expensive videogame to develop yet? What are your thoughts?...

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First Alan Wake DLC dubbed "The Signal" dated.........

in Microsoft Discussion, last active on on 25 May 2010

http://xbox360.gamespy.com/xbox-360/remedy-project-next-gen-title/1090875p1.html Things to note: -They've dated it for July 27th -It's free for anyone who's bought Alan Wake new.  There's a one-use code inside each new copy so remember to hold onto that. -It's not really necessary to Alan Wake 2 (if there will be one) or the core Alan Wake itself.  Remedy did say it'll answer some...

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Alan Wake non-internet advertising: "Where you at?"

in Microsoft Discussion, last active on on 19 May 2010

This is just a general question to vgchartz go-ers regarding Alan Wake advertising outside of the internet.  I just saw an announcement trailer FOR a CoD: Black Ops trailer to be shown during the Eastern Conference Finals on TV.  At the very end I noticed it only showed the 360 "Jump In" logo so I'm expecting the same treatment for the CoD: Black Ops trailer as...

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How to get banned on XBL 'til the year 9999

in Microsoft Discussion, last active on on 19 April 2010

http://kotaku.com/5520100/what-gets-you-banned-from-xbox-live-until-the-year-9999 Can't bring the hilarious pic (someone plz) but like it's stated on Kotaku, it's priceless.  I'm not sure how I've been able to by with that for so long, guess I'm just lucky ....

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Alan Wake ( internet vid.) prequel annouced for April 22nd

in Microsoft Discussion, last active on on 16 April 2010

http://www.thelostgamer.com/2010/04/16/alan-wake-prequel-to-release-april-22nd/ Looks pretty cool although vague.  Mentions something about watching "Bright Falls: The Series" so......maybe a sort CG TV show before Alan Wake's released?  Your thoughts.........

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New Star Wars: TOR (and SW mythos also) planet reveal

in PC Discussion, last active on on 12 April 2010

http://swtor.com/news/news-article/20100409_001 The new planet is called Voss and will be an entirely new planet to the Star Wars lore.  Seems like it'll be a faction type of planet like certain lands of WoW had....

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First SC: Conviction review in, it's *gulp*.....from Edge

in Gaming Discussion, last active on on 09 April 2010

http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=242110 I'm sorry everyone but I have to give the news that Edge (in all their biasness) has given Conviction an......an........8/10.  Send as much ragemail as you can . Edit: Bear in mind I don't condone sending hatemail to Edge because an 8/10 is a great score.  Only a joke but it's been thought to be a misleading one by certain...

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Star Wars: TOR's new character: Sarlacc Enforcer

in PC Discussion, last active on on 01 April 2010

http://www.gamespot.com/pc/rpg/starwarstheoldrepublic/news.html?sid=6254499&tag=topslot;title;1&mode=previews Okay, Okay the article is an April Fools joke but I found it a bit funny.  I wonder which faction it'd fall under lol....

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KOTOR3, small hints from Obsidian.

in Gaming Discussion, last active on on 31 March 2010

http://systemlink.gamersguidetolife.com/2010/03/obsidian-hints-at-knights-of-old.html Although the hints are very very subtle, there's still the chance .  I'm very excited right now :D, and for all those wondering no Star Wars: TOR by Bioware was never meant to replace a possible KOTOR 3....

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Finally, first Metro 2033 review

in Microsoft Discussion, last active on on 14 March 2010

http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=238823 For those too lazy to click on link= --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9/10 +Full of clever ideas +Gripping levels, superb world -Weak...

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Heavy Rain sequel? Plot seems plausible......come see :P (*spoilers*)

in Sony Discussion, last active on on 03 March 2010

  <Sorry about the VY Rain under it.    How far would you go to save something you love?  (Wasn't able to replace Klondike with Origami figure)   *Major Spoilers of Heavy Rain from BEGINNING to END, you've been warned again) Synopsis: Looks like the Origami Killer has been found and taken care of after coming to a bladetastic end.  After our 3 heroes...

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Poll: Which genre of games should I review next?

in Gaming Discussion, last active on on 01 March 2010

Felt like editing some of my older reviews and then wondered which games I should review next.  So I've come to the VGC community, to which genre should I do the honor of putting my beautiful reviewing mind towards first? I'll really focus on just that genre for now and then move on. Stealth: Main series of MGS (not spin-offs and portable games), Splinter Cell (not the portable game), and...

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Next playable world shown for Star Wars: TOR. Taris

in PC Discussion, last active on on 16 February 2010

http://swtor.com/news/news-article/20100212_002 You may recall the planet Taris being razed by Darth Malak 300 years before in KOTOR 1, now the Republic wishes to recolonize but faces the worst of the worst people and creatures to survive the bombardment.  Here's the full description: Once home to a thriving civilization, Taris was razed by the Sith Lord Darth Malak 300 years ago during...

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Wii got a We!!!.....o wait

in Nintendo Discussion, last active on on 27 December 2009

 Just wanted everyone who visits VGChartz to know my parents recent late-Christmas buy: Ninty Wii.  While it's really for my sister, I'll be sure to play it for some games like SMG, Zelda, Wii Sports etc.  atm I'm not worried about telling my sis which games to get but I'm a bit more curious about how the online works.  Could anyone care to explain that part?  Either...

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2009: Year of which genre?

in Gaming Discussion, last active on on 25 December 2009

Okay folks while most would agree that 2009 was the year of the PS3, what does the VGChartz community think which genre had the best year?  Okay I'll try to list out (in no particular order) the most popular/acclaimed games from their respective genres: -Action Adventure 1. Uncharted 2 2. Batman: Arkham Asylum 3. Assassin's Creed...

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May I kill PS3 ME:2 rumors?

in Gaming Discussion, last active on on 18 December 2009

Saw this on another site's forums so decided action needed to be done on this site: No Mass Effect 2 for PS3, Bioware explains benefits of Platform ExclusivityThe Decision of not making ME2 for multiple platforms :"We started Mass Effect on Xbox 360 - it was our lead development platform. It made sense for us, we built all of our tools around that and again we're leveraging all of that...

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