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#23041 Ryuukishi   My ambitionz az a Ryder CAGiversary!   11660 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 12:38 AM

Same question here, it’s weird batch. DF guessed that maybe these were just the games that ran well very quickly


Some combination of:

1. These were the games that have passed testing
2. These were the games that publishers okay'ed
3. They probably wanted to showcase a variety of genres

#23042 BobbyTastic   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9304 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

BobbyTastic

Posted 18 February 2021 - 12:44 AM



For those not in the know, 1 and 2 are the upgraded PS3 versions and Isn't Ninja Gaiden Black still far superior over the Sigma version?

Imo, it is. But Sigma at least isn't a complete downgrade the way that Sigma 2 is compared to NG2. This was a good opportunity to touch up the collection but I imagine they wanted to be lazy and are just doing straight ports.

#23043 Freeze Time  

Freeze Time

Posted 18 February 2021 - 12:58 AM

Does anyone here know how to work Twitter on their phone? I downloaded it today to get notifications of when items go in stock and other tweets but I am not getting any notifications at all despite triple checking that notifications are on and resetting my phone.



#23044 idogames  

idogames

Posted 18 February 2021 - 01:16 AM

I wonder if we lost Ninja Gaiden 2 on Game Pass to get the Master Collection instead... Hmm. Still isn't for a few more months though.



#23045 darthfracas   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1290 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

darthfracas

Posted 18 February 2021 - 01:21 AM



For those not in the know, 1 and 2 are the upgraded PS3 versions and Isn't Ninja Gaiden Black still far superior over the Sigma version?

It can’t be a proper Nnija Gaiden collection of it downs have the NES games.

#23046 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5010 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

SIX min WHISTLE

Posted 18 February 2021 - 02:30 AM

On Xbox it might actually be better to play the BC games over that collection unless you need 4K. Should have just included the originals and Sigma versions.

#23047 p0rn0saur   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3247 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

p0rn0saur

Posted 18 February 2021 - 03:07 AM

Not that I was expecting any different but bummed Legend of Mana is Switch,PS4, PC. Throw them a couple million Phil, just to see what happens. Then again after that Ace Attorney debate, maybe they already ran the numbers. 



#23048 2ndopp   CAG Assassin CAGiversary!   653 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 05:24 AM

Day 3 of no power.  No water as of yesterday.  Life sucks.

Hang in there bee

 

Auto HDR and framerate are definitely in effect for FC4 running off of an external HDD. The toggle on the menu screen which is supposed to show 'FPS Boost' is enabled isn't present, but I played this game a lot a few months ago and the FPS is definitely improved. 

 

The improved smoothness of motion with HDR makes this game look great, despite not having any resolution improvements. Apparently it's not full 1080p, it's more like 1400 x 1080p with some scaling happening. It still looks much better than it did on the One S. It's also possible the original version used dynamic resolution and now it's maintaining max res, which could account for the improved clarity.

 

You may be seeing the benefits of the higher frame rate reducing the motion blur on our TVs. It actually improves the resolution our eyes see. It is wonderful isn't it :whee: 60fps really should be the lowest required frame rate now

 

 

 

Could I possibly bother 2 CAG members to follow my gamertag on Xbox: https://account.xbox...tag=x 2nd Opp x

It's a quest on Xbox Ambassadors that earns me reward points. I only need two new followers



#23049 p0rn0saur   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3247 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

p0rn0saur

Posted 18 February 2021 - 05:52 AM

I tossed you a follow



#23050 bee01   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1115 Posts   Joined 16.8 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 06:16 AM

Hang in there bee

Thanks - just got power back a while ago, warming the house up now.  Thankful that I don't have burst pipes like a lot of people in the area.



#23051 Zenax[zd]   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   826 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Zenax[zd]

Posted 18 February 2021 - 07:48 AM

Throw them a couple million Phil, just to see what happens. Then again after that Ace Attorney debate, maybe they already ran the numbers. 

It didn't really get brought up in the discussion but it was more then just Ace Attorney. It was certainly the most extreme but according to the leak Okami HD for example sold 2.2 mil copies but only 120k of that was on Xbox. Onimusha Warlords had a similar split (percent wise) as well.

 

My main thought on the matter is that we're lucky for what we did see on the Xbox One to be honest. A lot of people seem to have forgotten but Microsoft did throw money at Japanese companies in the early years of the 360 and we got some awesome games out of that but most didn't sell all that well. I think the best was Tales of Vesperia but it sold worse then the 2 major installments before it, Symphonia and Abyss, and Abyss didn't even come out in Europe.

 

After that a lot of more niche/mid tier Japanese games started to skip the 360. The fact some companies decided to try again on the One is very lucky.



#23052 Sielanas  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 10:26 AM

Not that I was expecting any different but bummed Legend of Mana is Switch,PS4, PC. Throw them a couple million Phil, just to see what happens. Then again after that Ace Attorney debate, maybe they already ran the numbers. 

The thing I want to know is how big a difference there is these days between PC and Xbox development. That's a question for Phil. Ports shouldn't be too hard these days if it's PC. PS4 only I get it.



#23053 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8442 Posts   Joined 17.5 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 12:43 PM

Fuser and Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr are this weekend's Free Play Days games (Games With Gold or Game Pass Ultimate required).

 

Warhammer was previously on Games With Gold.



#23054 awp   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   10995 Posts   Joined 17.4 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 12:53 PM

Cool. Was always on the fence with Fuser but was afraid I may not like it.

#23055 KrayzieKMF   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4029 Posts   Joined 17.0 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 01:44 PM

Cool. Was always on the fence with Fuser but was afraid I may not like it.

i had fun messing around in fuser but i am not sure how good it is as a game though



#23056 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   15792 Posts   Joined 15.5 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 18 February 2021 - 02:15 PM



C'mon Game Pass...

#23057 Sielanas  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 02:34 PM

https://twitter.com/...9166286854?s=19

C'mon Game Pass...

Smells like Sony had a one year exclusive

#23058 LoganDX   Five by Five, B CAGiversary!   2008 Posts   Joined 17.5 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 02:38 PM

Could I possibly bother 2 CAG members to follow my gamertag on Xbox: https://account.xbox...tag=x 2nd Opp x
It's a quest on Xbox Ambassadors that earns me reward points. I only need two new followers


Got you, fellow ambassador here

#23059 RiPPn  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 02:46 PM

Could I possibly bother 2 CAG members to follow my gamertag on Xbox: https://account.xbox...tag=x 2nd Opp x

It's a quest on Xbox Ambassadors that earns me reward points. I only need two new followers

Done. I could use 1 follower for ambassador as well. https://account.xbox...?gamertag=rippn



#23060 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   15792 Posts   Joined 15.5 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 18 February 2021 - 03:27 PM

I Started Dragon Quest XI last night and so far my only real complaint is somehow my name of FartGod was deemed too offensive so I had to tone it down to CoolDude.



#23061 darthfracas   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1290 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

darthfracas

Posted 18 February 2021 - 03:38 PM

I Started Dragon Quest XI last night and so far my only real complaint is somehow my name of FartGod was deemed too offensive so I had to tone it down to CoolDude.

Having a flashback to the original Dragon Warrior all of a sudden...

“FORTUNE SMILES UPON THEE, FARTGOD”

#23062 sharpeone   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2350 Posts   Joined 14.5 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 03:42 PM

Done. I could use 1 follower for ambassador as well. https://account.xbox...?gamertag=rippn

Done.  I could use a few followers as well :)

https://account.xbox...rtag=sharpeone 



#23063 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   15792 Posts   Joined 15.5 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 18 February 2021 - 03:45 PM

Having a flashback to the original Dragon Warrior all of a sudden...

“FORTUNE SMILES UPON THEE, FARTGOD”

I Guess it wouldn't make sense for a God to go to another church to pray to another God to save their game, but then again FartGod is all about breaking conventional barriers and farting in it's face.



#23064 gamegirlpocket   hope rides alone CAGiversary!   3537 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

gamegirlpocket

Posted 18 February 2021 - 04:35 PM

Hang in there bee

 

 

You may be seeing the benefits of the higher frame rate reducing the motion blur on our TVs. It actually improves the resolution our eyes see. It is wonderful isn't it :whee: 60fps really should be the lowest required frame rate now

 

That would make a lot of sense, actually. I was observing some of the motion of the trees and little touches they have and felt like the trees looked more detailed. Along with maintaining max resolution vs dynamic, decreasing blur would definitely enhance those details. Pretty impressive that once it's enabled, it just works.

 

Now we need Far Cry 5 to run at 60fps. It's 4k native on Series X already via the One X enhancement but the framerate isn't changed. Here's hoping other Ubisoft games get updates, too, Black Flag is top of my list to revisit if so.



#23065 Cloudrivera   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   88 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Cloudrivera

Posted 18 February 2021 - 04:43 PM

It didn't really get brought up in the discussion but it was more then just Ace Attorney. It was certainly the most extreme but according to the leak Okami HD for example sold 2.2 mil copies but only 120k of that was on Xbox. Onimusha Warlords had a similar split (percent wise) as well.

My main thought on the matter is that we're lucky for what we did see on the Xbox One to be honest. A lot of people seem to have forgotten but Microsoft did throw money at Japanese companies in the early years of the 360 and we got some awesome games out of that but most didn't sell all that well. I think the best was Tales of Vesperia but it sold worse then the 2 major installments before it, Symphonia and Abyss, and Abyss didn't even come out in Europe.

After that a lot of more niche/mid tier Japanese games started to skip the 360. The fact some companies decided to try again on the One is very lucky.


That's unfortunate.

To be fair, the games are old, but still I don't like to see that.

Capcom should put them on Gamepass.

I think there's only 2 Capcom games on Gamepass currently.

I really hope we can get a Megaman Battle Network Collection

#23066 darthfracas   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1290 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

darthfracas

Posted 18 February 2021 - 06:02 PM

I’m not the only one on here watching US Congressional representatives trying to understand the GameStop situation, am I?

#23067 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   15792 Posts   Joined 15.5 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 18 February 2021 - 06:04 PM

I’m not the only one on here watching US Congressional representatives trying to understand the GameStop situation, am I?

No Sea of Thieves or World of Tanks freebies, no watch.



#23068 darthfracas   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1290 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

darthfracas

Posted 18 February 2021 - 06:10 PM

No Sea of Thieves or World of Tanks freebies, no watch.

What about “tendies”? I think that’s the word I’m looking for.

#23069 WNYX585AM   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3846 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2021 - 06:22 PM

What about “tendies”? I think that’s the word I’m looking for.

This sounds like a word I expect Will Smith in Fresh Prince to use often when describing the ladies.



#23070 darthfracas   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1290 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

darthfracas

Posted 18 February 2021 - 06:36 PM

My big takeaway from this hearing so far is that “I appreciate that question” will be meme’d into oblivion over the next 24 hours