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#13195946 Pro Wrestling discussion topic--WWE, TNA, ROH, New Japan, PWG, indies

Posted by KaneRobot on 09 February 2016 - 09:24 PM

Giving a speech you want to give, having the crowd going nuts for you, followed by your attractive wife joining you in the ring to hug you is a pretty ideal retirement scenario for a wrestler that has to go out without a "final match" sendoff.

#13189364 Pro Wrestling discussion topic--WWE, TNA, ROH, New Japan, PWG, indies

Posted by KaneRobot on 05 February 2016 - 01:18 PM

So my wife saw me watching some botchamanias last night and thought they were funny. Do you guys have any specific submissions that stand out or recommend for viewing? It's hit or miss sometimes for us so I thought I'd try to turn her onto the wrestling stuff more with some of the better videos. TIA

The Steiner Botchamania collection is pretty solid, if I'm understanding what you're looking for correctly.

#13186017 XBox One Backwards Compatibility Thread - 2/11 update

Posted by KaneRobot on 03 February 2016 - 03:15 PM

From the other thread that people shouldn't be using anymore, TTT2 works with a workaround:


David Hibiki:

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 works as well but requires a bit of work around. You need to follow someone who has played it and check their followers. You can use me: David Hibiki, and look at who I'm following and you should find Tekken Tag Tournament 2.

#13185146 XBox One Backwards Compatibility Thread - 2/11 update

Posted by KaneRobot on 03 February 2016 - 12:38 AM

Meh, I think it's one iteration behind so not a big deal.
OP, if you can Wikify the second post this can be a community effort!

Can't do that on non OPs, but I actually meant to do it on the first one anyway.

If anyone edits the list with new stuff please keep it in the new stuff at the top/bolded setup.

Depending on how this goes I may add performance notes in the reserved post (ie "Reach performance suuuucks" / "Reach is kind of fixed now") if anyone wants to report on stuff.

#13184491 XBox One Backwards Compatibility Thread - 2/11 update

Posted by KaneRobot on 02 February 2016 - 07:21 PM



I'll update the list below once or twice a month but keep in mind the current list can always be found right here:


VOTE on games you want to see backwards compatible here:


Games on disc you can put in your XBone, it'll download/install automatically. Any XBLA/Games on Demand should just show up in your games library list.

Note that of Jan 2016, MS has done away with specific release dates for batches of backwards compatible games. Games will now just be released as they become ready.


Similar to the 360 install sizes thread, I'l try to color code stuff for a quick n dirty performance review. Text-based performance information will be collected in the second post in this thread. NOTE - also adding * asterisk marks, as Tapatalk users can't see color coding.


Green or * - No significant issues. You can play this on the X1 and get a reasonably comparable experience to playing it on the 360. Some games may even run better than on the 360.

Blue or ** - Some performance issues, but still enjoyable, especially if you only have an X1.

Yellow or *** - Significant problems. Avoid unless you're desperate to play it and don't have a 360.

Red or **** - Significant problems. Lots of them. Don't bother, you're not going to have an enjoyable experience.


Current list...

FEB 2016 - update 1
**Stuff added in the last few weeks is brought to the top of the list and bold/italicized**


Alan Wake's American Nightmare

Lego Batman

Sam & Max Beyond Time & Space

Trials HD

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings*
A Kingdom for Keflings
A World of Keflings

Aegis Wing

Age of Booty
Alien Hominid HD
Assassin’s Creed II*
Asteroids & Deluxe
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts**
BattleBlock Theater
Bejeweled 2
Bellator: MMA Onslaught
Beyond Good & Evil HD
Blood of the Werewolf
BloodRayne: Betrayal
Call of Juarez Gunslinger
Castle Crashers
Centipede & Millipede
Condemned: Criminal Origins*

Counter-Strike: GO
Crazy Taxi
Deadliest Warrior: Legends
Defense Grid: The Awakening
DiRT 3
DiRT Showdown
Discs of Tron
Doom II*

Doritos Crash Course
Dungeon Siege III
Earthworm Jim HD
Fable II
Fable III
Fallout 3*
Feeding Frenzy
Feeding Frenzy 2: Shipwreck Showdown
Gears of War*
Gears of War 2*
Gears of War 3**
Gears of War: Judgment***
Golden Axe
Halo: Reach****
Halo: Spartan Assault
Hardwood Backgammon
Hardwood Hearts
Hardwood Spades
Heavy Weapon
Hexic HD
Hydro Thunder*
Iron Brigade

Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad
Jetpac Refuelled*
Joy Ride Turbo
Just Cause 2
Kameo: Elements of Power*
Kane & Lynch 2
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Lode Runner
Mass Effect**
Metal Slug 3
Metal Slug XX
Might & Magic Clash of Heroes
Mirror’s Edge
Missile Command
Monday Night Combat
Monkey Island 2: Special Edition
Monkey Island: Special Edition
Motocross Madness
Ms. Splosion Man
Mutant Blobs Attack!!!
NBA JAM: On Fire Edition*
NiGHTS into dreams…
Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
Pac-Man: Championship Edition*
Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX+*

Perfect Dark*
Perfect Dark Zero*
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds
Pinball FX**
Plants vs. Zombies
Portal: Still Alive
Prince of Persia
Putty Squad
R-Type Dimensions
Rayman 3 HD
Sacred Citadel

Sam & Max Save the World
Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co.
Sega Vintage Collection: Golden Axe
Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World
Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage
Shadow Complex*


Small Arms*
Sonic CD*
Sonic The Hedgehog**
Sonic The Hedgehog 2**
Sonic The Hedgehog 3**

South Park: The Stick of Truth

Space Giraffe

Splosion Man
Super Meat Boy
Supreme Commander 2
Ticket to Ride
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas**
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2
Toy Soldiers
Toy Soldiers: Cold War
Tron: Evolution
Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon
Viva Piñata*
Viva Piñata: Trouble In Paradise
Wolfenstein 3D
Zuma’s Revenge!

#13175971 [PC/PS4/XB1] The Division Free Beta Codes!

Posted by KaneRobot on 28 January 2016 - 04:17 PM

Site is going up and down. Keep tryin' if it's not working.


"PLEASE ENTER YOUR COUPON CODE" coming up for me too.

#13174283 XBL Deals - DwG: Deadpool NBA 2K, Dragon Age Origins, more | GwG: XB1: Hand...

Posted by KaneRobot on 27 January 2016 - 07:23 PM

Looks like they realized a lot of people had Gears 1 / 3 / Judgement and decided to burn a month throwing out Gears 2.


Pretty weak offerings. I suppose Rocket League will help me take my mind off them once it's out.

#13173862 Pro Wrestling discussion topic--WWE, TNA, ROH, New Japan, PWG, indies

Posted by KaneRobot on 27 January 2016 - 04:07 PM

The WWWWEE Uunniivveerrssee





#13162467 Pro Wrestling discussion topic--WWE, TNA, ROH, New Japan, PWG, indies

Posted by KaneRobot on 20 January 2016 - 06:13 PM

I'm also doing the chronological Nitro thing...at least through Hall's debut, at which point I may jump off. Getting close now, up to March '96. The biggest surprise to me from going through all of this? Lex Luger was awesome during this period. He's basically a freakishly built monster that is also a total pussy, and a sleazebag idiot. Watching him play dumb whenever anyone questions his morals is hilarious. One of my favorite rasslin' exchanges ever is something I just discovered from this period:


Luger (after blindly accepting a street fight with LoD on Sting's behalf): I'm from Chicago, but I don't know what a Chicago Street Fight is.


Sting: What?!


Luger (in full "duh" mode): I don't know what a Chicago Street Fight is!





Not that this is anything new, but coming away from this stuff - Sting, Flair, Luger, Giant, PILLMAN, Arn, and the ECW imports are all pretty awesome. Savage is decent but seems incapable of having more than 1 match a year where he looks dominant. Dungeon of Doom is incredibly stupid, but in a (mostly) good way. Hogan  and Beefcake are fucking garbage and good lord I hate them during this period (and I'm usually not someone who is super down on Hogan). For that matter, Beefcake may be #1 on my list of worst wrestlers ever, at least among those who got a lot of tv time / push. That corny, useless fucker is TERRIBLE. The fact that Hogan is literally the only reason he's there makes it that much worse. "Ok, time to put him in the main event with me despite being nothing for the last 6 months. Ok, make the hottest chick in the company suddenly fall in love with him out of nowhere." Fuuuuuuuuuuuuck you, Brutus Beefcake.

#13120086 Best Buy Deal of the Day: Star Wars Battlefront $39.99 // Guitar Hero Li...

Posted by KaneRobot on 24 December 2015 - 09:45 PM

Every time I almost buy Battlefront I think about their fucking ridiculously priced season pass and change my mind.

#13120078 Pro Wrestling discussion topic--WWE, TNA, ROH, New Japan, PWG, indies

Posted by KaneRobot on 24 December 2015 - 09:43 PM

NXT tickets came today for 1/30. This'll be the first rasslin' show I've gone to since...I don't know. A LONG time ago. Since Matt Hardy and MVP were feuding on Smackdown.

#13108994 XBL Deals - 2015

Posted by KaneRobot on 18 December 2015 - 08:39 PM

I really wish websites would stop calling denial of service attacks as "Hacking".

That's bad, but what annnoys me more is little kids stealing each others' phones, posting a dumb picture on instagram, and then claiming they "hacked" their friend's account. There is literally zero chance of young kids growing up having any idea of what hacking actually is.

#13100075 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Xbox 360) - $4.88 Walmart.com Free Store...

Posted by KaneRobot on 14 December 2015 - 04:34 PM

Sure, for less than 5 bucks. I'll get around to it someday (says the guy who still has the MGS 2/3/whatever disc untouched from like 3 years ago)

#13078573 Barbie and Her Sisters Puppy Rescue (Wii U) - $14.99 via Jet.com

Posted by KaneRobot on 04 December 2015 - 01:18 AM


#13077443 XBL Deals - 2015

Posted by KaneRobot on 03 December 2015 - 05:39 PM

I'm about to pull the trigger on MKX. How's the single player experience? Is it filled with content like Injustice?

Yeah. It's not quite as good as MK9 but still well worth your time.