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    Write 78

    Full scale Pokemon RPG for home consoles - Why not?

    in Nintendo Discussion on 19 January 2009

    I like Bacon said: I'd buy it! and I hope it would stay 2D-ish like the handheld games. So only sprites! I agree.  The sprites are way prettier than 3-D could ever be, even if it was built for the highest-end PC available today with unlimited space for textures and models....

    Write 38

    9 Reasons Why Blu-Ray Will Succeed

    in Gaming Discussion on 19 January 2009

    SMcc1887 said: @ GhostThere is a bigger picture quality difference between Blu-Ray and DVD than DVD and VHS.So Blu-Ray is not DVD 1.5 That may be true in terms of resolution, but in terms of picture degradation, artifacts, and other methods of measuring 'quality' which are more visible to the human eye than straight-up resolution, it is most certainly false. Also, he used a movie...

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    Proof that the Media is biased against the PS3!

    in Sony Discussion on 18 January 2009

    Huh, only 6,750,000 for 'wii hate'Of course, there are 10,700,000 for 'wii kiddy', so there's that......

    Write 18

    EA to distribute Wheel of Time Games...

    in Gaming Discussion on 17 January 2009

    http://meikon.homeip.net/extras/Wheel_of_Time-Summaries/Obligatory :-)...

    Write 45

    VGC Poll: How many units will the Wii have sold by January 1, 2010?

    in Website Topics on 17 January 2009

    Why couldn't the poll wait until after the FY ended? It's no good to guess now - we don't even know how much Nintendo is planning on making/selling yet....

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    [Blog Article] Is Sony too artsy for its own good?

    in Sony Discussion on 16 January 2009

    alephnull said: alpha_dk said: I thought the smart gamers were all on the DS! Brain Age, Sudoku, Crosswords, all the language trainers... You are thinking of scrabble nazis, smart gammers play EU and Hearts of Iron.   Oh man, I love europa universalis.  I picked up EU1 for $2 new at EB waaay back when, then proceeded to play a single game for the next 6...

    Write 94

    [Blog Article] Is Sony too artsy for its own good?

    in Sony Discussion on 16 January 2009

    ssj12 said: alpha_dk said: I thought the smart gamers were all on the DS! Brain Age, Sudoku, Crosswords, all the language trainers...Now this schmuck says they're on the PS3? Who knew?(Also, this is the most pretentious POS I've read in a while.1) Assumption: PS3 is filled with smart gamers.2) Assumption: Smart gamers like artsy games.3, from 1 + 2) PS3 is filled with artsy...

    Write 420

    The Official December NPD 2008 Thread

    in Sales Discussion on 16 January 2009

    Esa-Petteri said: TWRoO said: Esa-Petteri said: Hey, I trust npd numbers more than a random guy on internet saying "wii sells everything nintendo ships". Also it is so amusing that some people don't want even to consider that there could be plenty of wiis sitting at the shelves.   I get the feeling in 4 months time you will produce a grainy mobile phone photo...

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    CEO of Harmonix willing to bring back Frequency/Amplitude

    in Sony Discussion on 16 January 2009

    krimoz911 said: YESfrquency was one of my first ps2 games , and amplitude was one of my all time favourites.But I thought GH and RB were already some kind of sequels to those games (never played GH or RB), anyway I hope it happens. Frequency was (one of) the game(s) that got me back into console gaming after a long hiatus.  Back when I lived with someone that owned a PS2, I...

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    The Official December NPD 2008 Thread

    in Sales Discussion on 16 January 2009

    Esa-Petteri said: Acevil said: Esa-Petteri said: So is wii really overtracked by a million? Just lulz. It has not been adjusted down? Does that also mean that ps2 did not lose record for one weeks/months sales?       Something alongs the lines that the reason it won't be adjusted down was to keep these numbers aligned with the rest of the year....

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    CEO of Harmonix willing to bring back Frequency/Amplitude

    in Sony Discussion on 16 January 2009

    http://arstechnica.com/articles/culture/alex-rigopulos-interview.ars/1 Long interview, some interesting info on the behind-the-scenes music licensing issues.  A quote that excited me: [quote] For us, that lingering question of "what are we going to do about Amplitude" is still very much out there. I would love to come back and do it right for the PlayStation 3, for...

    Write 40

    Something to Ponder... Killzone 2 has a cover system!

    in Sony Discussion on 16 January 2009

    Wait, now 'lean and shoot' is counted as a cover system? Jeez, Medal Of Honor: Allied Assault had that in what, 2001? 2002?...

    Write 4

    Hooking Wii to computer monitor how?

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 January 2009

    480p:http://www.vdigi.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=shop.flypage&product_id=2&category_id=3&manufacturer_id=0&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=1&vmcchk=1&Itemid=1You'll need to also get a standard RCA audio -> 3.5 connector as well, but if the 480p over i is important to you.......

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    [Blog Article] Is Sony too artsy for its own good?

    in Sony Discussion on 16 January 2009

    I thought the smart gamers were all on the DS! Brain Age, Sudoku, Crosswords, all the language trainers...Now this schmuck says they're on the PS3? Who knew?(Also, this is the most pretentious POS I've read in a while.1) Assumption: PS3 is filled with smart gamers.2) Assumption: Smart gamers like artsy games.3, from 1 + 2) PS3 is filled with artsy games.4) PS3 is not selling5, from 3 +4) Artsy...

    Write 420

    The Official December NPD 2008 Thread

    in Sales Discussion on 15 January 2009

    bigjon said: alpha_dk said: *snup* For November I see 1,378: http://vgchartz.com/amonthly.php?month=11&year=2007&console=&maker=&boxartz=1   NDP was wrong last year in December, I cleary remember this, ioi adjusted down for NDP, then he had to reajust back to where we were when fiscals came out. Also, If this 2.3 million is correct...

    Write 420

    The Official December NPD 2008 Thread

    in Sales Discussion on 15 January 2009

    TWRoO said: alpha_dk said: TWRoO said: DMeisterJ said: Oyvoyvoyv said: TheSource said: I'm very suspicious of the Wii number given that December had five weeks and that November had four. 2.04m/4 weeks in Nov = 510k/week 2.15m/5 weeks in Dec = 430k/week   Does anyone really believe Nintendo would ship more in November weeks than in December...

    Write 420

    The Official December NPD 2008 Thread

    in Sales Discussion on 15 January 2009

    Chrizum said: So this basically means that1) Wii didn't outsell this holiday season in the US, OR2) Nintendo didn't up the production as much as they said they wouldEither way it's really disappointing. Anecdotal, I know, but near me it was at least difficult to find, in that the two places I go that would have it didn't while I was there.  I wasn't actively checkin, though, so...

    Write 420

    The Official December NPD 2008 Thread

    in Sales Discussion on 15 January 2009

    TWRoO said: DMeisterJ said: Oyvoyvoyv said: TheSource said: I'm very suspicious of the Wii number given that December had five weeks and that November had four. 2.04m/4 weeks in Nov = 510k/week 2.15m/5 weeks in Dec = 430k/week   Does anyone really believe Nintendo would ship more in November weeks than in December weeks? If they just sent a massive...

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    Will there be another Onimusha?

    in Gaming Discussion on 14 January 2009

    Okay, be honest: who came in here expecting this to be the onimusha?...

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    PS3 price will drop soon, predicts MS

    in Sony Discussion on 13 January 2009

    Yojimbo said: PS360ForTheWin said: clever, MS must be hoping this will scare off some PS3 buyers who will wait for a price cut that may or may not come, very good move, anyone ever think that the console war is like chess? Less sales means less shipping that means less PS3s being made and that translate to less loss? :P   Less sales means less shipping means...

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