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Re: General Gaming Thread

Post by ian » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:37 am

Since the internet, they’ve been the biggest scam ever.

I have 3. Shenmue, gta 4 and gran turismo 2 guides.. that’s it.

Was gonna get gta 5. But it was like $35 instead of the realistic $10 tops


I’m pretty sure it was a final fantasy game (8,9 or 10) that killed the strategy guide..

Whole book was basically “go online for detailed information”

You’re a fucking guide that tells you your purchase was worthless
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Post by melancholy » Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:49 pm

There are a few games that I will still buy guides for. Mainly ones that are collect-a-thons (DKC Tropical Freeze and Mario Odyssey being my most recent guide purchases). So guides still have value for me in some instances.

I used to buy them a lot for RPG’s until I started realizing that the strategies in them were worse than the solutions on the internet. I remember the Final Fantasy XIII guide having some confusing overview for weapon leveling, while people on GameFAQ saying not to follow their advice because it was so bad.

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Post by OrangeRibbon » Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:48 pm

There return policy is pretty liberal. Isn't like 2 or 3 weeks no questions asked?

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Post by ian » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:28 pm

It’s funny and sad because it’s true.
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Post by Calavera » Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:28 pm

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:00 pm
The last strategy guide I bought new was for Sonic Adventure 2. I barely used it though, I thought with the guide I'd be able to get an A rank on every level and unlock the hidden Green Hill Zone level. The guide didn't help much, and this was before I realized you could download save files and transfer them to your VMU. :olol: The only other guide I ever bought was for Starfox 64. Another useless guide, but hey I was like 8 years old at the time. I flipped through it at Wal-Mart and saw a part where Fox was wearing sunglasses and was like OMG! You can play as his dad!? Mom, I've got to get this book! I think it may have actually taught me how to get to all the alternate paths though. The latest guide I bought was for Banjo-Tooie, it was $0.99, I sold it for $15! Funny I would find that guide because one time years and years ago (2006ish?) I downloaded a PDF of the Banjo-Tooie guide and printed the entire thing in full color! :ocool:
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Re: General Gaming Thread

Post by Hawq » Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:42 am

A MESSAGE FROM THE JUST CAUSE 4 TEAM

Hello Everyone,

Firstly, we want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported Just Cause 4 to date. We’re a small but very passionate team here at Avalanche Studios New York, and each and every one of us has put our hearts into this project for the past three years.

Due to the complexity of Just Cause 4’s vast open world and advanced physics systems we understand that a number of you are experiencing various technical issues. Even though the game has now launched, this is just the start of our continued support on Just Cause 4. We are actively monitoring your feedback very closely and have a team of engineers at Avalanche Studios working hard on updating and improving the game. Once these fixes have been through internal and first party tests then we’ll be rolling them out ASAP.

In good news, we are already planning to release the first wave of improvements and aiming to have these available to everyone in the next couple of weeks. Here is an overview of some of the updates we are working on:

Xbox One & PS4

Fixes to some motion blur rendering issues
Add a motion blur toggle to the options menu (following user requests)
Improvements to the overall visual quality on both Xbox One and PS4
Fixes to some texture mapping issues
Other graphical improvements, such as smoother vegetation transitions
Various stability fixes
Lighting updates to some cut scenes

PC

Improvements to menu navigation for mouse and keyboard users
Support for remapping of movement keys
Improved vegetation rendering and asset updates
Fixes to some texture mapping issues
Increased mouse sensitivity range
Corrected specialised vehicle support for mouse and keyboard players
Fixed issue with steering flying vehicles with keyboard
Numerous stability fixes

We are aware of many other issues being reported and are prioritising tasks as best we can so you will continue to see further updates.

If you are experiencing issues then please contact the customer support teams who are also providing direct feedback to us:
Europe: http://support.eu.square-enix.com
North America: http://support.na.square-enix.com
Japan: http://support.jp.square-enix.com

We really appreciate your support and feedback on Just Cause 4, we will continue to monitor this and will keep you all updated along the way.

The Just Cause team
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TGA 20118 has started.


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Re: General Gaming Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:48 pm



It needs some 90s techno to make it better.

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Re: General Gaming Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:01 pm



Take your first look at work-in-progress gameplay footage clips from Dangerous Driving, the Burnout spiritual successor from the original Burnout creators at Three Fields Entertainment.

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Re: General Gaming Thread

Post by Skynet » Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:27 pm

Could be fun! Hopefully no EA Trax to go with it :olol:

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Re: General Gaming Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:42 pm

They need to add Avril at least. Hey hey!

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Re: General Gaming Thread

Post by ian » Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:29 pm

Soundtrack needs to be an endless loop of paradise city.
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Re: General Gaming Thread

Post by Hawq » Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:35 am

new JC4 patch

Hello Everyone,

As we mentioned in our recent update, we have been monitoring your feedback and understand that a number of you are experiencing technical issues. We’re very sorry to hear this and want to assure you that our team of engineers at Avalanche Studios have been working hard over the last week to correct this.

We are expecting the first Just Cause 4 update for PC to roll out today around 3PM PST. The Just Cause 4 console patches should be ready next week (they take a little more time due to approvals with Microsoft and Sony). Full details on each of the patches can be found below.

Please rest assured that this is just the start of the work we are carrying out. We are prioritizing as best we can, and we are already working on further updates that will come in the New Year.

If the fix you are after is not in the list below please bear with us and we will update you ASAP.

PC Patch

Numerous stability fixes
Improvements and fixes to menu navigation for mouse and keyboard users
Support for remapping of movement keys
Improved vegetation rendering and asset updates
Fixes to some texture mapping issues
Increased mouse sensitivity range
Corrected specialized vehicle support for mouse and keyboard players
Fixed issue with steering flying vehicles with keyboard
Fixed the disabling SSAO option in Graphics menu, which resulted in broken Ambient Occlusion

Please note that this patch will also enable automatic crash reporting to ensure Avalanche can roll out fixes ASAP for any crashes that still happen to occur.

Xbox One & PS4 Patch

For Xbox One & PlayStation 4 we understand that motion blur is a big issue for some of you. We are therefore adding the ability to either alter the amount of blur, and the option to toggle the blur on or off. We have also made an important improvement to the resolution of the game on every platform. The full list of updates to expect are below:

Improvements to resolution on both Xbox One and PS4
Added a motion blur toggle to the options menu (following user requests)
Added the ability to alter the amount of motion blur
Fixes to some motion blur rendering issues
Fixes to some texture mapping issues
Other graphical improvements, such as smoother vegetation transitions
Various stability fixes
Lighting updates to some cut scenes

If you are experiencing issues then please contact the customer support teams who are also providing direct feedback to us:

Europe: http://support.eu.square-enix.com

North America: http://support.na.square-enix.com

Japan: http://support.jp.square-enix.com

As well as paying close attention to your feedback, we are really enjoying the incredible gameplay clips you have been creating. This is a big part of any Just Cause game, so please keep sharing your work. Our work continues, and watching you enjoy what we have created helps provide the fuel we also need. Once again, a huge thank you to everyone who has supported Just Cause 4 to date, we really appreciate your patience while we work on further patches and fixes. We will continue to monitor all of your feedback and keep you all updated on future patches.

The Just Cause team
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Re: General Gaming Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:55 pm

A truck driving simulator is finally coming to consoles. Germans are very excited.




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