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2596  Media / General Games / Re: Resident Evil 6 on: September 27, 2012, 07:23:55 PM
I'm a nitpicker, but how can you say the controls were awkward? Functionality haa been vastly improved, the speed is overall faster, the melee combat handled incredibly well once you figured it out (initial melee is a stun, similarly to shooting a knee or shoulder in RE4 and 5, followups were instant kills). I don't see a problem with x being the everything button, it's far better than wasting a button for something as trivial as readying the knife. I agree that the cover system is complete shit, and I doubt it's gonna be fixed, but I barely used it anyway. Sure Chris' campaign felt like a scene out of CoD, but blame that on the people of the world being mindless zombies (see what I did there?).

I like it, and I really hope it does well.
2597  Media / General Games / Re: Next 10 years of Mega Man being discussed by "Top Men" at Capcom on: September 21, 2012, 11:51:48 AM
I am not pleased by this. They better put X in the next Dragon's Dogma to sooth my rage.
2598  Media / General Games / Re: Resident Evil 6 on: September 21, 2012, 01:38:55 AM
As a resident evil title, I am disappointed. It's not scary at all anymore, the fright factor is gone. It's a shame, even the cheap thrills feel have no real fear inducing effect. I mean christ, enemies are on the floor and inactive, and you trip over them as you walk. It's as bad as smash brothers brawl's stupid ass tripping. Chris's scenario was so action paced it didn't have any feel of impending doom at all. You wanted to rush forward and just destroy shit....

Which leads me to my actual opinion. The new controls are astounding, if a bit difficult to get used to at first. Reminded me of going from MGS3 to MGS4. It feels familiar, but so much more to it. It actually reminded me of mgs4 with the rolling and prone fire. Running in as Chris and just shooting everything in so many ways... I was in my glory. The new melee tactics are impressive too, like Leon's awesome bulldog, and the facesmash against walls and fences. The new controls are a huge step in the right direction. They SERIOUSLY need to fix cover though. It's far too flaky as it stands, sometimes you go in, most of the time you eat a shitstorm of bullets. The qte you saw in yggdrasil's video is sort of misleading, it's actually not so silly, you're choosing directions to look in and find the keys, not just run through predetermined motions in a set time limit. More qte's like that would be nice, like if a large enemy grabbed you and you had to aim your knifr at a weak point to stab instead of just mashing your controller like a fiend to get out of its grip, similarly to dead space.

The demo has me excited, I really look forwars to this game.
2599  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Soda Restriction/Ban! on: September 19, 2012, 12:36:17 PM
I guess I'll just drink more arizona iced teas. They're cheaper anyway.
2600  Media / General Games / Re: Resident Evil 6 on: September 19, 2012, 12:34:39 PM
Dem qte's....oh gawd.
2601  Media / General Games / Re: Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes on: September 19, 2012, 12:31:33 PM
Yes, peace walker is definitely worth playing.
2602  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Re: Borderlands 2 on: September 14, 2012, 10:49:21 PM
If you all haven't done so yet, truly recommend a pre order at any place offering the preorder bonuses. Plenty of extra crap for an early promise you'll buy it. As much as I hate lamestop, I enjoy the game more so I put mine in already (2weeks ago).
2603  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Soda Restriction/Ban! on: September 14, 2012, 10:45:53 PM
Soda isn't culinary shit, it's just heavily processed now. I've had a fresh lime soda made of freshly carbonated water and lime syrup (lime juice and sugar ) that was actually very tasty. You overprocess something to make it cheap and mainstream, and of course it's not going to be healthy. When was the last time you bought a container of fruit juice that was 100% juice and didn't cost triple the price of an equally sized juice cocktail or juice drink? Here's a good one, how many 100% juice drinks are 100% of the same juice? Juicy Juice was notorious for that. Ideally we should only eat fruit and drink only water. Course, that means you have to buy water now, since only a few places in the world offer decent tap water. A 16 ounce bottle of water, btw, costs as much as a 12 ounce can of soda, or a 23 ounce can of Arizona iced tea (another sugary atrocity that just tastes awesome).


If you'd like to know why so many people drink so much soda, it's because a 2 liter bottle of generally any soda in most super markets only costs a dollar and fifty cents, unless you get a sale where then it's a buck. The equivalent 2 quart (wait sorry, moat orange juice companies changed that, now 59 ounce) container of Orange Juice now costs minimally 3 dollars when on sale, generally 4 or better otherwise. Even if we succumb to lower value juice drinks like ocean spray juice cocktails (30% juice, 40 grams of sugar per serving roughly) or tropicana fruit punches (15% juice and about the same sugar content) we still see prices twice as high as the equivalent 2 liter bittle of soda. Guess what ladies of gentlemen, healthy=expensive. Not everyone is a multimillionaire like michael bloomberg, most of us actually work to get paid (check bloomberg's yearly salary as mayor, guarantee you'll be shocked). If I had a 6figure salary I'd probably be drinking only 100% fruit juice as well, but til I hit the mother lode and make some serious cash, soda is cheaper, and diet soda is sugar free anyway.
2604  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Soda Restriction/Ban! on: September 14, 2012, 06:03:57 PM
You know what's funny? They keep saying "sugary soft drinks", but the average glass of juice has as much sugar as any soda on the market.
2605  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Soda Restriction/Ban! on: September 14, 2012, 02:27:30 PM
Considering that the normal size drink in most fast food establishments is a 22 ounce cup, that's alot of menu re-writes for just one state.
2606  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Soda Restriction/Ban! on: September 14, 2012, 01:38:42 AM
My city has turned against me...

Inb4newyorkapocalypse
2607  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Guilty Pleasure Movies on: September 13, 2012, 03:33:10 PM
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist

Not really guilty pleasure, since I give no fuck who knows I watch it all the time. I love the movie, and now have a vhs, a dvd, a digital copy, and now a dvr copy of it.

THAT'S A LOT OF COPIES.

OWEEOWEEOWEEOWEEE
2608  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Wii U to be ~350$ and controllers ~175$ (to be confirmed soon) on: September 13, 2012, 03:25:26 PM
It's almost as bad as buying the old wii controllers at launch. The difference here is people probably won't be stockpiling these to sell later.

Nothing will ever beat the original Wii sales in new york though. Generally 6-700 bucks for the console at launch. Little stores paid people to sit online and buy the console so they could resell it later...I know cuz I was asked to do so, lol.
2609  Media / General Games / Re: Bayonetta 2....... on: September 13, 2012, 11:48:42 AM
Nintendo...

They're like a pre-op tranny. They just can't figure out which way to go.
2610  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Random and Amazing Pictures, Please! on: September 13, 2012, 09:24:30 AM
Apple.
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