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#26071 HektiK   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   401 Posts   Joined 13.7 Years Ago  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 03:23 PM

I’m actually doing both. I’m getting digital for Xbox as that’s what I have the newest hardware for, but I am getting the physical version on PS4 at Best Buy for the steel book, and because I have a problem. I played the original Mass Effect on 360 and then played part 2 on 360 doing a paragon path. When Mass Effect 2 later got announced for PS3 I jumped ship because I was primarily a PS3 gamer at the time. I decided to replay the game and went with a renegade path just to change it up. When Mass Effect 3 came out I bought it on both so I could finish both my runs. I then ended up buying the physical version of the trilogy on PS3 because I wanted a physical copy of Mass Effect 1 on PS3. At that point I had bought every Mass Effect game on console, so when Mass Effect 3 got a Wii U port I said why not. At this point I’m just keeping the ridiculousness alive. I’ll do a paragon run on Xbox, and when I later get a PS5 a year or two down the line I’ll go through it again doing renegade. Every time I read some stupid decision I see somebody post I think about this and tell myself, yep I’m stupid as Fuck sometimes too.

You are not alone in the stupidity, I also own the trilogy in multiple formats.  

 

Mass Effect: xbox, origin

Mass Effect 2: xbox, origin, PC physical collectors edition

Mass Effect 3:  xbox, xbox collectors edition, origin, and wii u

 

I was always tempted to buy the box set but resisted.  Now I am going to buy the legendary edition on steam but I really want that steel book so may need the xbox version as well.



#26072 chnandler_bong   Unofficial CAG Headless Mad Comber of Comb Mountain CAGiversary!   11535 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

chnandler_bong

Posted 04 May 2021 - 04:12 PM

New Season trailer is up for Destiny 2, which launches next week:

 



#26073 gamegirlpocket   hope rides alone CAGiversary!   3503 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

gamegirlpocket

Posted 04 May 2021 - 04:43 PM

Freedom Cry isn’t considered DLC?

 

 

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#26074 awp   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   10862 Posts   Joined 17.3 Years Ago  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 04:53 PM

PSA: Alien Isolation needs to be run off SSD or Internal storage with FPS boost. Runs like dog shit on external. Tried rebooting and didn’t help.

Only game so far with FPS boost that gave me issues off external.

#26075 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   15662 Posts   Joined 15.4 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 04 May 2021 - 05:06 PM

There's a special Game Pass daily reward for today only for booting up Fallen Order and you'll get 100 points.



#26076 gorgo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1166 Posts   Joined 17.4 Years Ago  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 05:36 PM

Well got my iOS xCloud invite. Gave it a try on my iPad and iPhone. First issue, it recommends using Safari, but I can't open the link in Safari due to a "content blocker". Anyone else get this? I'd add it to allowed urls if I could find out where to do it.

 

So, I opened it in Chrome and started up Injustice 2. It quikcly loaded up my cloud save and knew what DLC I had; nice! It ran ok (I just tried for a few minutes), but I wish the browser could go full-screen so I didn't have the address bar at the top. I was using a Series X controller and it was responsive.

 

I'm impressed by the # of games they've added touch controls for. Haven't tried it yet, but they really are getting behind it.



#26077 whitereflection   Shake well before serving CAGiversary!   5823 Posts   Joined 17.5 Years Ago  

whitereflection

Posted 04 May 2021 - 05:58 PM

It can go fullscreen. You didn't check the options?

#26078 Echotech83   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   935 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Echotech83

Posted 04 May 2021 - 06:03 PM

So I pre-ordered mass effect trilogy the other month like a dumb ass, and now there is a punch card. Can I cancel and re-order it to get the punch card to work? It specifically states the purchase has to be between may 3-28th.

#26079 Deadpool   I club baby seals CAGiversary!   2603 Posts   Joined 16.8 Years Ago  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 06:13 PM

So I pre-ordered mass effect trilogy the other month like a dumb ass, and now there is a punch card. Can I cancel and re-order it to get the punch card to work? It specifically states the purchase has to be between may 3-28th.

You can. I do it quite frequently.



#26080 LoganDX   Five by Five, B CAGiversary!   2008 Posts   Joined 17.4 Years Ago  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 06:22 PM

Is it ok to express my insane disappoint that I won't be playing Mass Effect because I gotta deal with a dang detached retina instead?

#26081 GamerSavage   The Throwback Kid CAGiversary!   1637 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

GamerSavage

Posted 04 May 2021 - 06:24 PM

Is it ok to express my insane disappoint that I won't be playing Mass Effect because I gotta deal with a dang detached retina instead?

Yes it is and I'm sorry to hear that. Prayers for speedy treatment and recovery.



#26082 chnandler_bong   Unofficial CAG Headless Mad Comber of Comb Mountain CAGiversary!   11535 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

chnandler_bong

Posted 04 May 2021 - 06:46 PM

More Night Court, anyone???

 

https://www.hollywoo...pickup-4177785/

 

EDIT - F*CK that original cast is old...



#26083 chnandler_bong   Unofficial CAG Headless Mad Comber of Comb Mountain CAGiversary!   11535 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

chnandler_bong

Posted 04 May 2021 - 06:47 PM

There's a special Game Pass daily reward for today only for booting up Fallen Order and you'll get 100 points.

I'm not installing a 46GB game for 100 points.  May da Schwartz be wit everyone else though.

 

#Moichandising



#26084 Series M  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 06:50 PM

I'm not installing a 46GB game for 100 points.  May da Schwartz be wit everyone else though.

 

#Moichandising

You don't have to install the full game. Just until it is ready to start if that is any better. I love not having a data cap so I do not have to worry about this sort of thing.



#26085 chnandler_bong   Unofficial CAG Headless Mad Comber of Comb Mountain CAGiversary!   11535 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

chnandler_bong

Posted 04 May 2021 - 06:54 PM

You don't have to install the full game. Just until it is ready to start if that is any better. I love not having a data cap so I do not have to worry about this sort of thing.

It looks like I'll only have to worry about getting to ~18GB before I can stop the install.  That's much more palatable. 



#26086 WNYX585AM   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3839 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 07:10 PM

More Night Court, anyone???

 

It's shocking how unoriginal Hollywood is.  At this point it feels like they have remade as many movies as created something new and original.  And of course, so many copies of other ideas, too.  That's not to say all remakes, reboots, and copies are bad, but as a group and industry that considers itself as art/artists, they sure seem low on creativity.



#26087 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4945 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

SIX min WHISTLE

Posted 04 May 2021 - 07:36 PM

Leaked email from the Epic lawsuit. Phil Spencer last August directly they're still working on getting xCloud onto other consoles. Not much else, just that they were working on the free F2P games back then already, and that Epic was hoping it would be ready to go for their 8/27 price drops of 20%.

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#26088 Echotech83   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   935 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Echotech83

Posted 04 May 2021 - 07:52 PM

Is it ok to express my insane disappoint that I won't be playing Mass Effect because I gotta deal with a dang detached retina instead?

https://youtu.be/70crbjjWLqs
All joking aside, I do hope you get better fast and there’s no permanent issues.

#26089 adonfraz   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   668 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 08:50 PM

Did anyone get their auto-redeem credit for May?  I haven't gotten anything.

 

Nope



#26090 ArugulaZ   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1882 Posts   Joined 16.6 Years Ago  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 10:11 PM

More Night Court, anyone???

 

https://www.hollywoo...pickup-4177785/

 

EDIT - F*CK that original cast is old...

I've been following this. Melissa Rauch is playing Judge Stone's daughter? Wasn't that Sexy Nerd from Two and a Half Nerds? That immediately gives me pause. We all know what passed for jokes on Two and a Half Nerds...

 

 

Also, some comedy from the show worked well enough in the 1980s, but perhaps not now. Wasn't the whole shtick behind Dan Fielding that he was a horny womanizer? Good luck making that work now. It's also important to note that the original Night Court took three years to find the right chemistry for its cast. They didn't have Roz and Christine until well into the run. The new Night Court may not have three years to find a cast that works.

 

Yes, I'm being pessimistic. I hope they at least have the sense to build a new ensemble cast instead of repeating what they already did in the past. Danny Pudi as a bailiff could work.



#26091 LoganDX   Five by Five, B CAGiversary!   2008 Posts   Joined 17.4 Years Ago  

Posted 04 May 2021 - 10:39 PM

https://youtu.be/70crbjjWLqs
All joking aside, I do hope you get better fast and there’s no permanent issues.


Ha! That's a good one! Thanks, won't know about permanent issues for a while but at least it's a step in the right direction finally after a year

#26092 kcobra22  

Posted 05 May 2021 - 12:11 AM



#26093 Z-Saber   moon2S CAGiversary!   6988 Posts   Joined 16.3 Years Ago  

Posted 05 May 2021 - 01:21 AM

I couldn't play the RE VIII demo for more than twenty minutes.

The threat of the sixty minute timer combined with me absolutely sucking at the "run around blindly until you stumble upon the right doodad to put in the whatsit puzzle" gameplay of all survival horror games resulted in me stressing myself out over not finding the next step. Wasn't worried about monsters or whatever is in the game. Didn't even get to a point to see them.

I couldn't get out of the very first situations in either scenario and freaked out.

#26094 p0rn0saur   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3240 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

p0rn0saur

Posted 05 May 2021 - 02:34 AM

Yeah RE 8 demo was kind of weird, definitely has some RE 4 vibe to it with at least visual style for the Village portion. The dialog made me laugh more than a couple times in a so bad it's kind of funny. I know that's a staple of the franchise but don't remember a lot of that from RE 7. Haven't tried the "castle" portion yet, do that tomorrow. I'm not sure I'll pick it up, just not sure on release day. I did have a couple minor things that I found weird and annoying. Interacting with objects seemed to have a very very tiny sweet spot where I felt I was having to really step back and line up with my controller to pick something up or examine it. The other thing I found a bit distracting, does this game have a ton of motion blur cranked up? Looking left to right felt really weird, moving around beside that seemed fine. 



#26095 Blade   This is the way CAGiversary!   15227 Posts   Joined 15.9 Years Ago  

Posted 05 May 2021 - 03:06 AM

Must've been all you console bros who complained about a survival horror game being too scary. Same bunch of ingrates who make fetish memes about a 9-foot-tall zombie dressed in their grandma's work clothes...

 

We'll keep Phasmophobia on PC, don't worry.



#26096 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4945 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

SIX min WHISTLE

Posted 05 May 2021 - 03:25 AM

Must've been all you console bros who complained about a survival horror game being too scary. Same bunch of ingrates who make fetish memes about a 9-foot-tall zombie dressed in their grandma's work clothes...

We'll keep Phasmophobia on PC, don't worry.

Yeah, all of those fake Resident Evil fans who have been the primary audience for 25 years ruined it for the PC players who account for roughly 15% of sales.

#26097 Razzel   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   863 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 05 May 2021 - 04:13 AM

I’m confused, didn’t RE7 sell extremely well? Like the best selling RE title ever?? I can’t explain the stupidity behind changing what was so successful.

Don’t blame the fans, blame the morons actually making these decisions. The fans spoke with their wallets and they were the ones not listening

#26098 2ndopp   CAG Assassin CAGiversary!   635 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 May 2021 - 04:21 AM

PSA: Alien Isolation needs to be run off SSD or Internal storage with FPS boost. Runs like dog shit on external. Tried rebooting and didn’t help.

Only game so far with FPS boost that gave me issues off external.

 

My copy of Alien has stuttered and been unplayable since I got a Series X, was hoping the FPS Boost would fix it. Does simply moving it to internal work? I read somewhere else that you had to also unplug all external hard drives to get it to run normal again. Sega really needed to patch this one

 

---::EDIT::---

 

I finally went ahead and tested this. Just moving Alien Isolation to the internal did not fix the game for me. It was still unplayable running at 2-5 fps. I could barely get out of the menu. However, as soon as I restarted the system with all my HDD drives disconnected, the game started acting normal and was playable. It is something very particular with this game that when an Xbox is communicating with a USB device the game breaks.

 

But here's another thing I found, it seems that the external drives are making my games on the internal drive boot slower as well. When they were disconnected, Forza 4 loaded a heck of a lot faster.

 

It's like the hard drives are sucking up resources communicating with the Xbox, maybe scanning all the games for updates every time I start it?

 

 

Is it ok to express my insane disappoint that I won't be playing Mass Effect because I gotta deal with a dang detached retina instead?

Yikes, can you still see from the bad eye?



#26099 LondonGaijin   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   388 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

LondonGaijin

Posted 05 May 2021 - 04:57 AM

Must've been all you console bros who complained about a survival horror game being too scary. Same bunch of ingrates who make fetish memes about a 9-foot-tall zombie dressed in their grandma's work clothes...

We'll keep Phasmophobia on PC, don't worry.


Case and point of the type of people on the other side of the fence.

#26100 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4945 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

SIX min WHISTLE

Posted 05 May 2021 - 05:12 AM

Resident Evil has pretty consistently bounced between balanced more toward horror or action starting with the original RE2, and really kicking into gear with RE4. I'd wait to play the game or at least see some reviews before jumping too harshly on that dev statement. 8 seems most heavily influenced by 4 as far as I've seen, and with it only being the second FPS I'm not surprised they decided to change things up. This main team went from 7 to 2 Remake which were both more horror leaning.

As far as listening to feedback, it really depends on where they sourced it and how they implemented it. It sounds different than just following trends that led to 6.