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Thread Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection |OT| Knight of the Living Dead
I’ve collected 15 out of 17 demon orbs and 201 umbral bees so far. No idea where the remaining two orbs are, so the grind continues onto playthrough #4. On a positive note, I’m getting solid reads on attack patterns during boss fights now that I’ve got few playthroughs under my belt. Clear times and death count are rapidly declining. Playing Knight difficulty here.
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Thread Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection |OT| Knight of the Living Dead
I’m not sure which level you’re referring to as I don’t recall seeing a stone wall, but I presume you’re referring to the Graveyard level. Going off by memory, the black chest can be found at the bottom of the hill right after the red arremer cathedral. Jump around a bit (don’t cross the pond) to trigger the chest. You can either back out of the level or beat the level boss, but you will need to go back to the beginning of the graveyard level and make your way to the staircase. As you’re about to approach the cathedral, a tombstone will fall off the upper platform and punch a hole thru the stairs. You simply drop into the sinkhole.
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Thread Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection |OT| Knight of the Living Dead
Destroying the black chest and defeating the jester from it will open up a secret portal (that purple glowing warp platform) somewhere within the level. Completing that secret level gives you precious items such as Umbral Bee, Golden armor, and yes, the elusive Demon Orb.It should save the most recent mid-checkpoint as well when you back out of the level.
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Thread Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection |OT| Knight of the Living Dead
It truly warms my heart to see fans coming around to the title. Yes, I am a Capcom guy partial to the game. But before that, I am a diehard fan of the GnG series who have been waiting for a new entry and for me this game didn’t disappoint. True to the series, this is a through and through signature Fujiwara title that will beat you to a pulp — very tough but fair —but with enough difficulty options and systemic QOL improvements that hopefully will cater to a wider (though still not for everyone…) audience.
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Thread Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection |OT| Knight of the Living Dead
Haha,1cc runs are frustratingly fun! I did that on Ghouls (more specifically, Daimakaimura) arcade during my youthful years. Muscle memory and 50 y/o hands be damned as I try basking in my former glory in CAS this past weekend via score challenge. Got pretty close as I got to the third stage on loop #2 (got unlucky with an unfortunate weapon pickup). As for 1cc on GnGR, I’ve come to accept that it’s a systemically different beast that probably doesn’t befit the 1cc concept. IMO GnGR is a harder game where you’re expected to die a lot more. It has RPG-like elements (Umbral Tree), much longer levels than prior arcade entries, and allows for backtracking the same level or taking a different path. This is all supported by checkpoints and a save system. That being said, I am confident there will be some crazy ass dude/dudette that will speed-run and beat this game in under three lives. Can’t wait to see that happen on AGDQ sometime in the future!
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Thread Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection |OT| Knight of the Living Dead
: agreed on all points! Similar to past GnG, it’s memorizing the patterns and tells as you die each time. Each time I die, I know why it happened. Why I shouldn’t have been jumping willy nilly. Or I could have down-thrust the weapon as I made that jump. And so on :) I’ll have to look into the CAS situation you mention. I’ve heard from another poster here that it’s been brought up to Capcom Japan so at least they’re aware.
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Thread Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection | Review Thread
If my old hands can do it (just turned 50), you can do it :-) And mind you this was on Knight difficulty which IMO feels on par with Ghouls arcade on default settings. That being said, if you’re remotely familiar with side scroll action games but haven’t played or beat past GnG games, I recommend (second from the bottom). If you’re an experienced GnG player who can consistently beat Super GnG or Ghouls, I recommend starting with Starting with is also okay in my books for highly experienced GnG players, but be prepared to die a lot. And I mean a lot. In my case, I decided to scale back and complete Knight difficulty first before tackling Legend., the absolute easiest difficulty of all, is practically a cheat mode since you have infinite lives, can withstand 4 hits before you die, less enemies on screen, and you respawn right on the spot even during boss battles. It’s good for folks who aren’t good with action games in general and wants to just get through levels quickly.
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Thread Capcom Arcade Stadium Announced for Feb 2021 on Nintendo switch [Update: Available Now - 1943 & Ghost n' Goblins Free]
This is a bit concerning. Can you (or anyone else experiencing this) provide additional details? FYI, paid add-on Content packs can be purchased via eShop by: 1) Manually searching for Capcom Arcade Stadium or finding it under the Featured section 2) Once you reach the main title store page, scroll down to see the “Downloadable Content” and “Bundle” section 3) You should see four bundles: - Pack 1 (years ‘84 - ‘88) - Pack 2 (years ‘89 - ‘92) - Pack 3 (years ‘92 - ‘01) - Pack 1/2/3 Bundle If you’re not seeing any of this, please let me know via PM what country you’re from and what eShop country you’re accessing as it could be a country-specific issue.
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Thread Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection announced for Nintendo Switch, out February 25th, 2021 (UPDATE: Dev Diary #3 released)
Even for a battle-hardened GnG vet, Knight difficulty will probably be a good starting point. This is a genuine Fujiwara difficulty game after all. Would love to hear what y’all think once it comes out!
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Thread Let's talk about PS5/Series X load times. Are they at the level you thought they'd be?
Very happy on both platforms for both native titles as well as cross gen and forward-compatible titles. Xbox gets an extra tip of the hat for FC titles since they utilize raw bandwidth available to the system. Bottom line is I can no longer tolerate titles running off of mechanical drives. Thank you Sony and Microsoft for raising the water level for all and setting a new baseline. Now we just need storage expansion at reasonable prices.
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Thread Last Chance PS5 & XSX Pickup |OT| “I’m going dressed as bushes.”
Finally got through at Walmart for both XSX and PS5. Sleepless nights are now over for me. Phew... Also, below will speed up your checkout process. These are direct add-to-cart links for the PS5 (got these thru Discord and it helped me get one). Disc: Digital:
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Thread Last Chance PS5 & XSX Pickup |OT| “I’m going dressed as bushes.”
I spoke with a live Walmart agent over chat. FWIW. Are more units going back on the store page this evening? I still see the message "Get excited! This & more Black Friday deals available soon." At this moment, we don’t have information the PS5 will be available today. But can assure the . And one last question I suppose -- what time do you expect PS5s to show up on the store this Friday? Just so I can plan my sleep... We have notify this will be available at . Can you confirm this additional you will receive an email of alert. Is that Eastern Standard Time or Pacific Standard Time? Is . Thansk for your patience and really apologize for the inconvenient. I appreciate your assistance, despite these crazy times. Thank you.
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Thread Last Chance PS5 & XSX Pickup |OT| “I’m going dressed as bushes.”
In the same boat as others here. Got to the checkout phase with the PS5 in cart, but fails at at the final "Place Order" step. After today, I think I'm done until general availability.
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Thread Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection announced for Nintendo Switch, out February 25th, 2021 (UPDATE: new dev video released)
I’ll be turning 50 soon and my fingers will be ready. As a GnG series fan, I’ll be tackling the new game on the second highest difficulty first. Wish me luck!
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Thread Two Month Check-in: Xbox Series X and GamePass
I’ve been having a blast playing DQ11S so far. Been playing on Series X in the living room half the time and other half on my PC when my wife kicks me off the living room TV. Cross save/cross platform and auto-synching between Xbox and PC GamePass is such a blessing.
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Thread Don't Buy a "Gaming Chair" - Office Chair vs. Gaming Chair Round-Up & Review - GamersNexus
Tl;dr...a fully optioned brand new Aeron Remastered with a full 12 year manufacturer warranty can be had for under a grand in the U.S. I hear many local used markets don't have Aerons or are simply overpriced thanks to the pandemic. I got a used Aeron Classic for $300 in the SF Bay Area off craigslist in great condition back in March, but it's now much more expensive. I'm now up in Seattle and the used market was just as bad and overpriced. So I ended up buying a new Aeron Remastered from HM using a B2B office furnishing vendor who sell direct to consumers on the side. It's basically a drop-ship - the vendor gets their small commission while the chair ships directly to consumers from HM. Long story short, I got a full-optioned brand new Aeron Remastered for $984. MSRP is $1,445, so that's 32% off. HM Direct store only goes up to 20% off only during major sale events (4th of July, Black Friday). The vendor I use deals nationwide; if anyone's interested, let me know. EDIT: While my purchase example is for the Aeron, you can pretty much order anything else from the lineup. EDIT #2: Someone asked what’s the difference between Aeron Classic and the Remastered version. Here’s a video that explains it in detail. I love them both, but make sure to get the right size that fits your body type.
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Thread Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition |OT| 2D, or not 2D, that is the question (now available on PS4/XB1/PC)
You made my evening! Thank you :) Download under way!
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Thread Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition |OT| 2D, or not 2D, that is the question (now available on PS4/XB1/PC)
Yep, I’m downloading the Windows Store version and it’s one and same version that also shows up on the “Xbox” GamePass app on Windows. Can’t wait to resume my adventure!
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Thread Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition |OT| 2D, or not 2D, that is the question (now available on PS4/XB1/PC)
Question for anyone in-the-know — is this game cross-save compatible between Xbox and Window Store (non-Steam) version? I ask because my kids kicked me off the Xbox so they can play other games (I don’t blame them!), and I want to continue where I left off on my gaming PC, provided the cloud saves carry over. I’m going to download the Windows version anyway just to try it out, but thought if anyone who tried already can share their experience. I’ve started playing this game again on Series X since the GamePass drop and have been enjoying it immensely so far after 10 or so hours (just got to the point where the two sisters join the party).
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Thread Aside from size, are there any differences between the old and new Xbox Wireless Adapters?
I have both the old and new versions when they originally released and continue to use them today. They were purchased directly from a B&M Microsoft Store so they’re genuine stuff. Im happy to report that functionality wise, I perceive no difference between the two models. I’ve used them on OG XB1 controller, updated version with the audio out, Elite 1, Elite Series 2, and the most recent revision bundled with Series X. They all function flawlessly on both adapters without synch issues, connection stabilities, or any perceptible input lag. The old version was given to my son’s new rig as a hand-me-down while I got the new one for the PC I built a year ago. I also use it occasionally on my new Dell XPS 15 laptop thru a USB C hub and the new version works just fine. I haven’t tried it with the old adapter on my Dell, but I have no reason to suspect it to have issues.
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Thread Ghosts 'N Goblins Resurrection announced for Nintendo Switch (Out February 25th, 2021)
Ha, one step at a time. We’ll see how Resurrection goes. As a fan of the original arcade duo and the Super Famicom/NES version, I personally would love to see all them come forward to modern systems.
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Thread Ghosts 'N Goblins Resurrection announced for Nintendo Switch (Out February 25th, 2021)
If anyone is interested, we do have additional gameplay system info (branching paths, magic & skills upgrade tree, weapons showcase, etc.) and 1080p/60fps clips that should give you a clearer look at the visuals and animations of the new GnG game below.
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Thread Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition (PS4/XB1/PC) | Review Thread
Quoting myself in case someone wants to play this game in full Japanese. I was able to download and play the native Japanese version (text, UI, VO, voice drama, everything in Japanese) by simply changing the console’s system locale to Japan. FYI.
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Thread Is Blue Dragon worth playing in 2020?
While I enjoyed BD (got 1,000 pts. avhievements), Lost Odyssey gets the nod from me as well. Got my XSX, and this thread reminded me I should replay LO. Soundtrack, composed by Nobuo Uematsu, is also fire: Love this rendition of the main theme in particular:
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Thread Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition (PS4/XB1/PC) | Review Thread
Looking forward to playing it. I started playing on Steam, but the English V/O was kinda turn-off for me and I dropped it after reaching the protag’s old hometown. I’m secretly hoping there’s a workaround to play it with Japanese text.
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Thread Xbox Series S/X Preorder Mega Thread (Worldwide Preorder Details in OP) - Starts Sep 22nd
Got my order through Microsoft Store in 5 minutes after the pre-order opened. Checkout was super slow and got me worried, but got final confirmation. Phew!
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Thread DMC5:SE announced for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | Vergil DLC also coming to last gen versions + PC
That I have no idea. At this point, let’s just wait for the preview/review cycle and have press folks speak to it. I only wanted to confirm the existence of 4K/60 mode since that question kept popping up here and on social media.
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Thread DMC5:SE announced for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | Vergil DLC also coming to last gen versions + PC
Don’t do dirty on him though. He will expect nothing but perfection - speed, accuracy...and more powerrrrr :-)Yep, as platocplx mentioned, it’s Dec. 1st for both PS5 and Series S|X.
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Thread DMC5:SE announced for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | Vergil DLC also coming to last gen versions + PC
Hey folks, I know there’s been concerns circulating across different threads with respect to resolution and frame rate for XSX and PS5. Having checked with our DMC hype man Matt Walker, I can confirm that DMC5:SE will support when RT is turned off. To recap:That’s all I can share for now. Expect previews/reviews in the coming weeks. We’re only three weeks away from launch!
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Thread DMC5:SE announced for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | Vergil DLC also coming to last gen versions + PC
Expect all of that, including current gen systems, in the coming weeks. Can’t share anything beyond that. Stay tuned!
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Thread DENUVO removed from Resident Evil 3 on Steam
Yep, this is more or less a standard procedure for us after the final content update is done and project wraps up. Cost-benefit of maintaining Denuvo implementation after a certain period does diminish.Not exactly related to Halloween, but rather our final content update for RE Resistance which went live earlier today. This is for all platforms BTW. ↓
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Thread Buying a Xbox Controller for an Upcoming PC Build - Is the "One" variant okay or should I wait for the "Series" variant?
That is a good point. USB-C ports are much more durable and the connector is reversible. I'd pay $10 extra just for that. That being said, I'd be curious what the impressions are wrt the D-pad.
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Thread Buying a Xbox Controller for an Upcoming PC Build - Is the "One" variant okay or should I wait for the "Series" variant?
Seconded. I have both the original and the updated versions of this adapter and they work flawlessly to this day. Connection is secure and reliable, but it is also low-latency like the Xbox console (I presume it uses the same proprietary wireless protocol). Also, someone alerted in another controller thread that there are counterfeit ones out there. Be careful and make sure to ge tit from a reputable seller. Personally, I would just get it straight from Microsoft Store just to be sure. It's one of the best $20-$25 I spent on peripherals. Edit: link.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
Huh? Never heard of that before. FWIW, I have the OG adapter from 3+ years ago and the refresh model from last fall, both genuine Microsoft products, and have had zero issues whatsoever.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
Didn’t know there were counterfeit ones out there. Yikes. I bought both of mine at Microsoft Store. Functionally, both old and new versions perform the same as far as I can tell and they’re super reliable to this day.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
That is an excellent idea. I ended up getting two controllers because of this (one for Xbox, another for PC). While I’m still happy with my purchases (knock on wood), it would be nice to have a toggle button to switch between different devices. Here’s hope they consider such feature for V3.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
I had the same "issue" since Series 1, so I ended up buying two controllers this go around. One for the PC, and the other for Xbox. Of the two controllers that I originally purchased in November of last year, first one started to exhibit this when pulling the right trigger with trigger stop engaged. Had it replaced under warranty and it'd been ace since. The other controller has been perfect and feels the same as I remember from Day 1. That being said, regardless of where you purchase the controller from, I cannot recommend enough getting the optional $20 three-year warranty from Microsoft Store. It's less than $7 a year for a lenient service/exchange program that doesn't cost a dime more as they also cover shipping. If you are not purchasing the controller directly from the Microsoft Store, call the customer service at MS Store with your product serial number and purchase date info (they may ask for a proof of purchase, i.e., receipt) within one month of the original purchase date and they should authorize the $20 warranty sale. While it's absurd that you need to consider insurance on top of a $180 USD controller, it does provide a nice peace of mind for the next three years.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
That’s 100% the Classic model, and it seems to be fully optioned out with posturepedic back support, tilt/tilt lock levers, and adjustable armrest. Provided it’s not broken, that is a good deal. Also, polished aluminum option doesn’t come by often and that alone is normally a $150 upgrade. If I didn’t have one already, I’d jump on it.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Incidentally, if anyone is looking to get a brand new Herman Miller chair, another good option is to look for an authorized dealer. I already picked up a used Aeron Classic for my apartment for $350 off local Craigslist back in March, but I also bought a fully optioned brand new Aeron Remastered today for my home @32% off vs. hermanmiller.com web price. Saved me $500 and a change, and it’s being shipped free directly from Herman Miller to boot. For anyone considering a brand new HM chair, including the recently launched Embody x Logitech chair, it may be worth checking in with your local or national AD.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
If it’s reasonably optioned (back support, adjustable arm rest) and in good condition, that’s a decent price point. I would check it out in person if possible just to feel it out and you’re comfortable in it.At that price point, it’s neigh impossible to find a remastered version unless it’s damaged or the seller doesn’t know its market value. That’d be a steal price if it’s a remastered version and I’d jump on it ASAP.
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Thread 2020 Dell XPS 15 and 17 leak (top-firing speakers, SD card reader, small bezels and more...)
Not in my experience. I used the laptop skinless for a couple days to make sure there were no issues, then applied the skin last night. While not scientific at all, I can’t discern any difference in terms of thermal dissipation capabilities. FWIW, my previous XPS 15 laptop that I used for 4 years had these skins as well, and it ran flawlessly all these years. Frankly it’d still have worked fine had the battery been replaced, but since this is my work laptop, I was due for an upgrade anyway. Plus the new GeForce 1650 Ti chip was also a significant upgrade coming from a 960M chip.
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Thread 2020 Dell XPS 15 and 17 leak (top-firing speakers, SD card reader, small bezels and more...)
So jelly...mine is arriving on 8/6 but will need few more days for our IT to set it up. I'm also updating from a 9550 2016 model. I also ordered and received my 3M laptop skins from dbrand. Little pricey but this stuff looks ace and also protects your PC from scratches. Edit: my skins 1. Top: Dragon skin (black) 2. Bottom: Carbon fiber (red) Logo: Matte color (red)
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Thread 2020 Dell XPS 15 and 17 leak (top-firing speakers, SD card reader, small bezels and more...)
It’s been only a few days, but so far no issues and it’s very performant. None of the launch issues like loose track pad some users reported. I also opted for 1920x1200 this go around since the 4K panel which I had last time, while pretty, was a battery hog and, frankly, for the size of the screen it’s difficult to appreciate the pixel density. The 1920x1200 has no noticeable impact in terms of legibility in my view, and it certainly ain’t blurry at all. It’s great. I also gamed on it for a couple of hours each with Destiny 2 and MHW/IB and both ran at solid 60fps using a mix of medium and high settings. Looks and plays great and super thrilled about it since these two are my current go-to grind games.
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Thread 2020 Dell XPS 15 and 17 leak (top-firing speakers, SD card reader, small bezels and more...)
Finally got my XPS 15 laptop earlier this week. It's been a long wait but totally worth it. Applied dbrand's 3M black dragon skin. It's got a really nice rough textured feel to it. Close-up. Dell logo using textured matte red 3M decal Backside: red carbon fiber. Looks gaudy when you flip it over like this, but it's not really visible under normal use when faced down (which was the intent :)) Love the large, smooth, and responsive track pad: Top side before skin application:
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Thread Recommend me a good RPG on iOS pls
If MStories piques your interest, there’s a free demo that you can download. It’s the first couple of hours of the full game, and the save data will carry over to the full game where you can continue. Search is a bit a weird for the demo. You’ll have to enter “MHST” as your search keyword for the demo. Or simply click here :)
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Thread resetera AUGUST 2020 Pick-Up Post! Show Us Your Gaming Goods + MORE (REAL PICS ONLY)!
Couple of 'things' I picked up this month: 1) A new Dell XPS 15 to replace my 4 year old work laptop. Applied 3M skin from dbrand. Before skin application: 2) Ordered a custom YETI coffee cup/tumbler for myself. Sadly my delivery got stuck and won't be here until early next week, and I'm traveling...so for now a rendered version of it: The Ryu/Ken cross-up stencil is based off of an old Japanese arcade gaming mag, GAMEST, from the 1990’s.
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Thread My PC wouldn't turn on until it did - is it the PSU?
Exactly. I have a 1,000W Cooler Master PSU that I've owned for almost 8 years and it's still going strong. I only recently updated it along with the rest of the system with another 1K PSU with a modular cable design. Anyone want my old PSU free? LOL (half serious)
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
I’m glad they didn’t go all out gaudy with RGB lighting and ‘Racer’ bucket styling. Didn’t expect them to, but nonetheless reassuring now that it’s outed. Design wise I like how the Logitech branding and color scheme is subdued and doesn’t look too gamey. Looks like they also have additional padding in the cushion compared to the vanilla Embody so there’s that. But that $1500 price...oof. Same price as the vanilla Embody but still quite pricey with no discount right now. I suppose you get what you pay for.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Yeah, you may need to find one with fully adjustable arms. from the remastered version has lateral tilt/pivot, depth slider, and height adjustment. Remastered arms have softer cushion padding for both leather and synthetic option
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
For folks with enough budget, Herman Miller currently has a 15% off + Free Shipping deal right now thru 7/26. Unsurprisingly, the newly announced Embody HM x Logitech collab. is exempt from this offer. However, the non-Logitech branded Embody is 15% off. Benefits of going new are: 12 year manufacturer warranty, ability to customize options and design (i.e., polished aluminum vs. powder coat paint, different color fabric), and no risk of stench or wear/tear from prior ownership.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Speaking of HM Embody, looks like the upcoming HM x Logitech collaboration “gaming” chair will be based on the Embody design. to the images for mobile users. It won’t be cheap. I’m guessing it’ll be over $1,000. It’s scheduled to be revealed this week.
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Thread I need a 40 foot long (or more) DisplayPort cable. Is there a cheap option available than this?
There may also be issues with signal integrity. I had issues recently when setting up my 'home office' with a KVM switch. Using a 6 ft. DP cable, I had reliability issues where video signal gets lost when switching from one PC to another. Purchasing a shorter 3ft. cable from the same brand solved this issue for me. Perhaps the issue was more pronounced when using a KVM switch, but the point stands that signal strength/integrity degrades with cable length.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Sorry, no pets around me to really know for sure. The pellicle mesh fabric is a strong material that suspends weight up to 400 lbs without stretching or losing tension, but not so sure how it holds up against sharp objects. I'd have to assume it won't do so well against cat claws either. Honestly, I don't think any office seating material, be it fabric, hard plastic, leather or mesh will be resilient enough to withstand clawing.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Another option maybe BTOD. I never bought anything from them, but their YouTube channel was very informative which helped me in my purchase decision. They seem to have good warranty too.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
I am not familiar nor have used one before, but there appears to be an aftermarket headrest attachment for the Aeron. Not even sure if this is what’s needed to solve the unique issue you have, but Something worth looking into. Also may want to check with a chiropractor or some doctor for advice.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
For those looking for Aeron Remastered at discount prices, check your local Craigslist listing. You might find a local office furniture liquidator that carry them. Do note that Remastered is more expensive than the Classic model since they are new (introduced in 2016), and condition is generally like-new. And since Aerons use mesh material for support, there are no issues with flattened/aged cushion material or musky smell from years of abuse by flatulent folks :-). What you need to check for are hydrolics and seat adjustment mechanics. Most furniture resellers will encourage you to come in and try them out on site to make sure the size and fit is right for you. That’s how I got my Aeron Classic. In my area, Remastered can be had for $700 - $850 for a fully optioned version. No frills version, which I don’t see any at the moment, I believe is around $500. Either way, these chairs are built like tanks and should last you for decades with proper care. Consider it an investment. They also have high resale value, are generally in high demand, and can be offloaded quickly if you need to move or no longer need it. OEM service parts and third party aftermarket/replacement parts are also readily available. In case you haven’t noticed, I can’t recommend these chairs enough :-)
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Ha, I was about to post the same chart :)A size C from the Aeron Remastered line seems to fit the bill provided it’s within budget, or you can expense it from work or get partial cost offset via FSA. Make sure to look for the Remastered model and not the Aeron Classic. Newer version has a higher weight threshold (up to 350 lbs.) Video below explains the differences between Classic and Remastered: As for me, I got a used Classic B for about $325 off Craigslist during the early days of pandemic.
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Thread Tell us about a game that you were incredibly/world-beatingly good at.
Love that game. I played it religiously to the point of changing my gamertag name. At one point I reached top 10 on the leaderboard for the main champion edition map. Last I checked, I was down to the teens. Need to pick it up again. EDIT: talking about the original Pac-Man CE on X360.
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Thread Ghosts N Goblins spiritual successor - Ghost Knight: A Dark Tale - 2020 Reveal Trailer
Looks nice. Aesthetically, it reminds me of Rare's Grabbed by the Ghoulies. Now I got the sudden urge to play Ghouls 'n Ghost. Been burned out with grindy games for a while now. Imma gonna whip out my Mega Drive Mini this weekend and bask myself in SOR2, GnG, Castle of Illusion, and more.
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Thread 2020 Dell XPS 15 and 17 leak (top-firing speakers, SD card reader, small bezels and more...)
XPS 15 is built like a tank. I have the 2015 model (9550) and still use it today, and there's been no damage or wobbliness to it. Aside from minor cosmetic scratches to the outer bevel area, it still looks, feels and performs like it did when it was new (aside from the tired 5-year old battery of course). I expect no different from this year's model, and the new 15 will by my replacement. EDIT: This is for my work PC and come with full Dell support
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Thread 2020 Dell XPS 15 and 17 leak (top-firing speakers, SD card reader, small bezels and more...)
Well done :) Good things come to those who wait. The wait is going to be worth it and you're gonna love it especially if this is your first late model XPS! I'm having mine ordered next week. EDIT: Also recommend getting high quality 3M skins. They not only add flair to your PC, they provide protection from scratches and scuffs. I personally use dbrand. Looks like they have the pre-order page already up for the new model.
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Thread Jim Sterling: Ubisoft Redefines Gameplay Trailers As Trailers Without Gameplay In Them
Not specific to Ubisoft, but perhaps a better, universally accepted terminology should be adopted by the industry to avoid these confusions in the future....implies graphics rendered locally using game engine’s renderer and in-engine assets....video footage that is actively controlled from a player’s perspective and is indicative of what customers should expect when they actually “play” the game.
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Thread PC Gaming in April 2020 | Tak Fujii's Stationflow, Treachery in Beatdown City, Disaster Report 4, Cloudpunk, Trials of Mana, Gears Tactics, FO76
How is everyone holding with the whole human malware and shelter-in-place mandate? Finally got off my lazy butt last month and rebuilt my PC along a with home office setup (KVM, multi-monitor, office chair, yada yada). I've been grinding a lot in Destiny 2 lately and soon need to find time to get back into MHW. On a low key note, our asset creation folks have quietly been updating a bunch of title cards for the new Steam Library View. Only a dozen or so left to go, but we'll get there!
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Thread PC Gaming in April 2020 | Tak Fujii's Stationflow, Treachery in Beatdown City, Disaster Report 4, Cloudpunk, Trials of Mana, Gears Tactics, FO76
And a decent game might I add! It's got the Strider reboot vibe, and it visually holds up IMO :) Mmmph...now I'm in a mood to take a crack at the Castlevania Collection that I bought some time ago but never played.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Congrats on the score. I’ve had mine for about a week now and it’s been great. Super comfy and maintains great posture. And this thing is built like a tank (the Classics and not the newer Remastered) so I can tell it’ll last me for years, if not decades, to come.
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Thread Resident Evil 3 |OT| Desperate Escape
You can safely ignore it if it doesn’t affect you. It’s meant for certain countries where Windows doesn’t ship with Windows Media codec. Any Windows with an N or a K designation will have to download Microsoft’s free Windows Media Feature Pack which contains the necessary codec.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
For anyone wondering what the differences are between HM Aeron Classic and Aeron Remastered, the YT video below does a good job explaining it. There are some pros and cons to each, but ultimately there’re masterworks all, you can’t go wrong. Edit: linked to the correct video
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
FWIW, I picked mine up through Craigslist for $300 cash. It was loaded with options and in great condition. Price and availability may vary by region, but you should be able to find them in the $300 territory.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Nice! I also expensed a separate work desk (didn't have a proper desk suitable for work...), keyboard/mice, XXL mouse mat, ink cartridge, and paper. Get them essentials covered!
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Thread Don't purchase a custom prebuilt, just build your own PC. A lesson learned and a horror story with Cyberpower PC
Yep, that's a pretty good setup. As a last-ditch effort, have you thought of reformatting and reinstalling windows to start from a clean slate? Just to weed out any potential conflicts at a software/OS level...
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Thread Don't purchase a custom prebuilt, just build your own PC. A lesson learned and a horror story with Cyberpower PC
Provided you're savvy enough to build your own PC, it's always best to build your own rig. With these boutique pre-built gaming PC outlets, they inevitably have to cut corners (cheaper, perhaps off-brand OEM components) somewhere to cover overhead for running the business and turn a profit. Or you will pay more to get the same high quality components vs. building your own. For the same amount of money, you will get higher quality components, have it _exactly_ the way you want it, AND it will grant you the opportunity to learn the inner workings of your PC. That being said, for a complete newbie trying to get into PC gaming, pre-builts are still a decent option provided they give you hassle-free tech support and warranty coverage.
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Thread Don't purchase a custom prebuilt, just build your own PC. A lesson learned and a horror story with Cyberpower PC
Oof...well that is rough. Sorry to hear about that. My next go-to would be the PSU. If you have another desktop PC with a known good PSU, try Frankensteining it into the suspect PC and see if that fixes the issue. If that doesn't solve it, I suspect it's the motherboard.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Another option is to go the local Craigslist route. I got a mostly fully loaded (talking options here) Aeron Classic in mint condition for $300 I also had the chance to sit in it to make sure the size and fit was perfect for my height/weight (note: there are ). Something to consider.
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
I wouldn’t know where exactly to look, but checking with Herman Miller customer support may be a good starting point. At least scope out the price for the part you need. Maybe it’s a dealer-only service part. Found a toll-free customer service number: 888.798.0202. Good luck!
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Thread resetera MARCH 2020 Pick-Up Post! Show Us Your Gaming Goods + MORE (REAL PICS ONLY)!
With the whole shelter-in-place / work-from-home situation, I shopped around for a pre-owned butt high quality ergo chair. Just picked up one these bad boys thru Craigslist: Normally, a brand new fully loaded Herman Miller Aeron chair above costs $1400. Pre-owned, you can get ‘em for around $225 - $350 depending on options that comes (or doesn’t come) with it. It also serves as an AWESOME gaming chair so my lower back and butt is already thanking me.
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Thread resetera MARCH 2020 Pick-Up Post! Show Us Your Gaming Goods + MORE (REAL PICS ONLY)!
Haha :) Well, before I got this chair, I was sitting on a super comfy recliner chair for gaming sessions. Short term it was fine, but an extended session did make my back go out of whack because of the poor posture. Then again, it’s an individual thing so your mileage may vary. Nonetheless, I think it’s worth investing in a decent chair. These high end industrial chairs are built like tanks backed by a 12 year warranty, and for the asking I sure hope so. The Aeron chair above is a tried and true design and has been around for more than 20 years, and very little has changed from the core design since its introduction. If you can find one for a good price, I think it’s worth it. Check your local Craigslist and OfferUp — they can be had for around $300 give or take. Sit it in it; try it before you buy. For anyone interested, there are three sizes so to choose from so make sure to look for the appropriate size. Size chart:
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Thread So... I've been looking into "proper" computer chairs for back support and HOLY FUCKING SHIT
Similarly, I bought an Aeron due to the shelter-in-place/work-from-home mandate in my state (CA). I picked a pre-owner one off of Craigslist and man, are these comfy and ergonomic. Top quality stuff And built to last too. Got mine for $250 cash, but most seem to be selling for around $300-$400 range depending on what options it comes with. Either way, it was money well spent and my back thanks me. I highly recommend these. EDIT: Definitely check the seat size chart before you buy. ↓
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Thread Recommend me a gaming Headset that has a great mic for WFH
I swear by the Arctic Pro Wireless headset. A little pricier but the convenience and quality far outweighs the cost for me. 1) has Bluetooth so you can synch it to your phone. This allows you to hear BOTH game sound from your console/PC whatever and audio from your phone, and you can individually adjust volume mix between the two source. This has been the biggest game changer for me besides wireless freedom. With the whole “work-from-home” situation right now, this feature has been a blessing as I can ZOOM call from either my PC or iPhone/iPad, and pick up regular calls on my phone without any panic-inducing input switch-a-roos 2) It comes with two Li-on battery pack. One charges inside the slot of the audio mixer station while you use the other one. If battery runs out, you can swap in the freshly charged pack and place the used one In the charge slot. Each battery charge lasts about 8-10 hours continuous use Depending on volume level. There are other many other good stuff about this set you can read up from the below as it relates to gaming, but the above are what really sold me on this set.
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Thread All Xbox Games May Have HDR on Series X, Select XB1 Games to Get Resolution Enhancements Through BC (No Work Needed From Devs + Testing Unlocked FPS)
And imagine practically zero loading times getting in and out of battles and entering/exiting hub towns. I would totally re-play LO.
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Thread The remastered Streets of Rage 1/2/3 soundtracks are finally available on digital download
I love LOVE tracks from SOR1 and 2 so definitely will get these. No strong urge to get SOR3 tracks though...melody is a bit too haphazard for my liking.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
I probably have a solid 200+ hours on the controller mostly playing Destiny 2 and MHW. The left movement stick has the default (loose) tension and right camera stick has the firmest tension. They both feel the same as it was when I first got the controller.
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Thread My Decade On Xbox by Trueachievements
Here’s mine. I was afraid Avatar might show up as the Fastest Completion but I was wrong. (^^;) On the other hand, it took me over 4,000 days to complete Castlevania SOTN. I stopped playing after I ‘finished’ the game, only to realize later there was another half of the game remaining.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
I bought two of them when they initially came out. One replaced so far due to a weird creaky noise coming out of the right trigger when the trigger stop was engaged. The replacement unit was initially fine, but it started to exhibit the same problem again, though not as severe as the first one. Anyone experience this? The controllers are otherwise the bomb and have been an absolute pleasure to use. There’s no going back to the vanilla versions.
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Thread Persisting Xbox One X controller sync issues and no Xbox support in sight
Just to rule out wireless network interference, try powering down your WiFi router and any other device emitting wireless signal near the Xbox. Turn on your Xbox and see if the problem still persist. If everything works fine, now you know you have wireless interference.
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Thread Persisting Xbox One X controller sync issues and no Xbox support in sight
Yeah, rule out that it’s a network interference issue first. If the problem persist, you likely have a faulty console or controller. If it IS a wireless interference issue, we’ll I’m not so sure. Maybe there’s an option in the router to shift channels or frequency range or something to that effect. I’m not knowledgeable enough to give you sound advice here. As for wired connection, definitely keep it that way! 10 times better from a bandwidth, latency, and reliability perspective. All my consoles (sans Switch) and PC are hardwired for this reason.
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Thread Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Ships 4 Million Units Globally [Monster Hunter: World ships 15 million units globally]
To clarify and be more exact, we’re talking about peak daily users playing the game and not peak unique users at any given time. With that in mind, Peak Daily CCU was 334,684 for the initial MHW launch window back in August 2018, and 284,524 for Iceborne this past weekend on Steam. This is public information registered via Steamstats but I wanted to provide clarification backed by exact numbers. Either way, many users came back to play Iceborne and we’re super thrilled with where things stand right now with MHW.
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Thread Wanna help me find a PC game to play with my 11 yr old?
I’ve been playing Destiny 2 with my (now) 15 year old son. While it’s slightly above his age bracket, I think the game is fairly tame and safe (no blood & guts, no glorified violence). We play mostly coop story and mission strikes. Very fun game and you can play in short spurts. It’s his weekend treat if he maintains good grades and have satisfactorily finished all homework. If you haven’t played it yet, you may also want to test the waters first with the free client.
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Thread Weird and beautiful Sega Saturn games
So many great games listed here :) Back in the day, I nodded my Saturn so it can play both domestic and import games. Some of my favorites which I still own: 1) Digital Pinball: Necronomicon 2) Digital Pinball: Last Gladiators 3) Soukyugurentai, a vertical SHMUP reminiscent of M.U.S.H.A. on Genesis but amped to 11!
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Thread Bluetooth Adapters For An Xbox One Controller & Windows 10?
Echoing many others here, I highly recommend the official Xbox One adapter from Microsoft. I have both the original and the new slim version and they both work flawlessly. Great range, no connectivity loss/stability issues, and no perceptible input latency. It’s a device you’ll be using for many years to come, so I wouldn’t cheap out on alternatives just to save a few bucks.
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Thread PC Gaming ERA | December 2019 - A Monument To All Your Sins
One game a time :) We'll should also retroactively update localized names for past games as well, though I don't have a specific timeline. Pricing - I don't have full visibility or context into local market's pricing strategy since each Capcom subsidiary manages on their own. Sorry...
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
Despite hit or miss quality control issues on some batches, I’d say they’re still worth it. I loved my V1s but after having used the V2 for over a month now, there’s no turning back. V2 is that much more refined and feels great in hands. And You can rest assured that Microsoft will replace it without any hassle if you have issues.Completely agree. Whatever glue material they used is a lot more permanent. I have two of these controllers and use both of them extensively, and there is absolutely no sign of the rubber grip peeling off.
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Thread Pour one out for another 2TB Seagate Firecuda failing
While purely anecdotal, I’ve experienced three HDD failures over a 15 year period and they all came from consumer grade Seagate drives. I’ve been using a mix of Hitachis, IBM Deskstar series, and Seagate cheetah/barracudas in various home applications from gaming PCs, home NAS network storage, to console external enclosures. I’ve also used 10K and 15K RPM Seagate highend mechanical drives in gaming PCs before SDDs became mainstream and while loud, those did not fail. That being said, I’ve became apprehensive towards Seagate because of prior failures. I avoid them whenever possible. Within the last 5-6 years or so, I‘ve been using HGST Helioseal mechanical internal drives given their industry leading low failure rate and they’ve been great in terms of performance, reliability and accoustics. I bought a couple of 6TB units on the cheap a while ago as well, threw it into an external enclosure, and use that for my Xbox and PlayStation. So far no issues whatsoever. Helioseal mechanical drives are a bit pricey but for me, the extra peace of mind was totally worth it. Helioseal drives started as enterprise solutions but they’ve made their way into consumer grade drives in recent years starting with Western Digital/HGST, and lately, Seagate. Might be worth looking into.
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Thread Xbox Series X announced (formerly Project Scarlett)
“Xbox” is the platform or the brand and the model name is “Series X.” Xbox as a 20 year old brand is already ubiquitous enough that it probably doesn’t need to be a part of the official product name. Judging by their reveal trailer today (first row XBOX, second row Series X), I’d wager all of their ads will simply refer to this product as Series X. Phonetically, Series X is much easier to pronounce than “Xbox One X” or even just “Xbox.” Visually, they will always have that white Xbox globe logo visible so there’s no mistaking it’s the latest Xbox console. While the name may seem somewhat sterile, I think it’s a smart strategy. I dig it. As for text abbreviation in these boards, the name is short enough so I’d type Series X. Edit: Ugh. I meant to post the above in the ‘XSX, XbSX or XS’ thread. Still relevant so I’ll just leave it here. Edit 2: to further add, I think Microsoft is taking the same approach as . Tesla is the brand/platform and product names are Model S, Model 3, and so on.
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Thread Xbox Series X announced (formerly Project Scarlett)
I like it! Its minimalist design language will fit and sit nicely in my entertainment center. Looks like it'll have a nice exhaust and ventilation setup too, so I suppose this means we can expect a highly clocked CPU/GPU that can rival a desktop gaming PC. Can't wait.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
Though I never used BT connectivity, it does suck that it’s unreliable at best. Hopefully a firmware update in the future fixes this. On the other hand, their proprietary WiFi adapter is a very good investment especially for sub $20. I’ve had the OG version since 2015 and it continues to serve me well today. OG Model: nu Slim Model: Hghlights:
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
I had a squeaky right trigger whenever I flipped on the hair trigger slider. () Replacement from Microsoft arrived today and so far it’s perfect. Will put the controller through its pace over TG break this week. Hopefully it’ll hold up. Meanwhile, the BestBuy unit is starting to exhibit similar issues though not nearly as loud and annoying. It’s only audible if the room is quiet and I bring my ear close to it. The first MS Store unit, as you can see in the video, was LOUD and you can feel it grating against .
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
So I bought two Series 2 controllers - one from Microsoft online store (U.S.) and another one from Best Buy online. The one I got from MS store last week was working fine the first couple of nights, but it now has a minor yet annoying issue with the right trigger when I engage the trigger-stop (hair trigger mode). It now makes a squeaky noise whenever I pull the trigger. It only happens on the right side. Anyone experience similar issues? Video w/sound: In any case, I called support and they’re going to send a replacement since it clearly is faulty. Fortunately, the other S2 controller from BB works great. I’ve been having a blast playing Destiny 2 and MHW all weekend.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
I received my first unit from Microsoft’s online store yesterday with the three year extended warranty ($20 up charge). I played Destiny 2 on Steam for about five hours with all four paddle shifters on and everything felt great. None of the technical issues some have reported here either. Overall, I am super satisfied with my purchase. My two year old V1 still looks and feels great, but it’ll go to my son as a hand-me-down. My two year old Elite V1 (left) next to Series 2 (right). V1 held up nicely and still looks and feels good as it did when it was new. But Series 2 is in its own league both from a build quality and ‘feel’ perspective. Close-up of Series 2
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Thread resetera NOVEMBER 2019 Pick-Up Post! Show Us Your Gaming Goods + MORE (REAL PICS ONLY)!
Ordered two Xbox Elite Series 2 controllers and got my first one yesterday. This one is from the Microsoft online store. I have another “open box” unit coming from Best Buy next week which I snagged for $145. My two year old Elite V1 (left) next to Series 2 (right). V1 held up nicely and still looks and feels good today as it did when it was brand new. But Series 2 is in its own league both from a build quality and ‘feel’ perspective. (Close-up of Series 2)
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
I have two V2s arriving this week, one today, and another on Friday, so I’m curious about this issue. My guess is that the rubberized coating applied to the outer shell crept into the sides where buttons contact. if that’s the case, I can see it wear in in no time. That being said, it’s a quality control issue and it’s something that Microsoft should address during assembly.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
Yep, Tim’s video was super informative and entertaining at the same time. He did a great job! WRT the “software stick drift prediction,” my guess is that it’ll detect and compensate unintended drifting when the stick is in neutral position. Probably akin to slightly expanding the deadzone by a few percentage points.
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
I was content on holding off the V2 (for now) since I still love my V1, but these positive impressions...cod damn. The Tim Rogers video sealed the deal. I caved and ordered two. One from the MS store and another from Best Buy which had an ‘open box’ unit for $140. One controller for the gaming PC and the other for XB1X. I’m too lazy to re-sync the controller between systems. V1, which is still in perfect condition after three years of solid use, will be a hand-me-down gift to my son. :)
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Thread Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 |OT| Everything Else is Child's Play
Yeah, that could be the case too. There are two scenarios that I can think of. a) controller is still brand new and the controller reliably returns and holds its neutral position — except that firm neutral position may be off to begin with due to the mfg. tolerance or whatever variance there may be from one unit to another. For this, I can see the software may auto-detect and compensate to find its ‘new’ neutral position to prevent drifting. b) the analog stick module will inevitably wear in after months and years of use, and may no longer return or hold its neutral position as firmly as it used to compared to when it was brand new. I believe in this scenario the software can slightly expand the deadzone to compensate for the somewhat worn in analog pods. Well, I suppose time will tell how durable the new analog pods will be. Fingers crossed!
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Thread Resident Evil Triple Pack doesn't give any Gold coins
I don’t believe Capcom (or any other publisher for that matter) has any say in which titles grant coins and what-not. Incidentally, has anyone reached out to Nintendo Support? I’m curious to know their response to this matter.’s a FAQ on Nintendo America’s site that explains what purchase qualifies for the coins/points. Excerpt for physical:Based on the above description, it’s unclear whether Nintendo will grant coins/points separately for pack-in codes. Perhaps someone can ask Nintendo Support whether points are awarded separately for pack-in codes.
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Thread Resident Evil Triple Pack doesn't give any Gold coins
I have no idea whatsoever. I highly doubt we have any say or control on how or what games receive a gold coin. Sorry.
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Thread Monster Hunter Iceborne - 4K/60fps PC Trailer (January 9th 2020)
To clarify, the 'fast-track' comment above is from our that launched today which covers additional details about the PC version.
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Thread Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 (Release on 4th of November; Internal Battery; MSRP of $179.99)
I use the short knurled sticks exclusively so the grippy bumps do wear off rather frequently like any other Xbox One sticks. To get relatively inexpensive stick replacements, I buy genuine stick replacements in bulk. They usually sell six packs @$13-$14 with two of each kind. But if you want all short concave sticks for example, the seller will accommodate by sending a note with the order. The below seller has been great and the quality was the same as the original ones that came with the controller.
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Thread Gears 5 PC performance thread
Awesome! Glad to hear it worked for you. That being said, no idea why this solved the problem in the first place. I might try re-transferring the installation back to the OS drive this weekend to see if that fixes the original problem. Like you, I prefer running off of an SSD for faster loading times. :)
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Thread Gears 5 PC performance thread
So I also had the 'stuck at 70%' issue and tried what was suggested here including rebooting multiple times and reinstalling the game from scratch to no avail. As a last ditch effort, I tried relocating the game installation from the primary C drive to the secondary D drive and that seems to have done the trick. It started at 70% as usual, but the percentage started to progress after about 20 seconds in. To relocate the game installation files... 1) Type "Add or Remove Programs" in the Win10 search bar 2) From the list of installed apps, locate Gears 5 3) Click the Move button 4) Select the drive you want to move it to and click Move to confirm This is the Windows Store version by the way. Hope this trick works for you. GL![/QUOTE]
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Thread Monster Hunter World: Iceborne |OT| The cold never bothered me anyway
For what it’s worth, the pre-launch patch that comes with the free Guardian Armor set has other adjustments such as the greatly reduced monster track investigation phase (Pink Rathian and I think...Val Hazak) that should help cut down on the investigation grind.
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Thread Monster Hunter World: Iceborne |OT| The cold never bothered me anyway
You’ll have access to Clutch Claw from the very beginning provided you also bought Iceborne. :)
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Thread PC Gaming ERA | August 2019 - A Bethesda.Net Account is required to view this topic
Sadly no plans as far as I’m aware. For now, your best bet is Xbox One with it’s backwards compatibility system.
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Thread Should we be calling for an organized boycott of Walmart & ABC regarding the past week's scapegoating of games for gun violence?
We live in such terrifying times, and prayers to those who have been impacted by this tragedy. Meanwhile, some Walmart employees are taking matters into their and have organized a strike to stop gun sales.
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Thread SEGA will announce a new AAA title at Gamescom 2019
Oops, disregard! You're correct...it was meant for another thread. :) Edit: But to stay on topic, as an old school Sega fan I look forward to whatever they have to announce. My personal wish list: I'll take anything on Jet Set Radio (pretty please) and Panzer Dragoon series (besides the already announced remasters).
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Thread SEGA will announce a new AAA title at Gamescom 2019
Meanwhile, some Walmart employees are taking matters into their and have organized a strike to stop gun sales. EDIT: replied in the wrong thread. sorry.
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Thread Developers now can't change release date on Steam without Valve approval.
I can agree with that. I think independent developers have some more leeway and control (or lack of control depending on how you look at it) on when to release the game. Valve still can be impacted by that for the reason I noted earlier. Larger and publicly traded companies rarely move or miss dates since it affects stock price, distribution partners, and/or other partnership-related commitments.
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Thread Developers now can't change release date on Steam without Valve approval.
That’s my understanding. If customers still want the game, they will need to hop back onto the store and pre-order/pre-purchase again.Maybe a clarification is in order. “Pre-order” is more commonly used for physical goods where you typically pay a small deposit (like $5 at a local GameStop) or pay nothing at all until the product is ready to ship. “Pre-purchase” on the other hand is a terminology we use for digital games since most platforms require full upfront payment when you ‘pre-order’ your game. So to answer your question, Steam offers pre-purchase for most games that are sold on their platform. Not pre-orders.
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Thread Developers now can't change release date on Steam without Valve approval.
This may also be related FTC regulations (at least in the U.S.). I can’t find the page that specifically talks to this on ftc.gov, but I recall resellers (and this includes platform holders like Steam/PSN/Xbox/eshop) are required to automatically refund customers who pre-paid for a game if the product slips 30 days beyond the advertised release date. While Valve provides refunds on pre-purchases at any time and for post-launch titles if playtime is less than two hours & within two weeks of purchase, customers are still required to manually submit the request. I believe FTC regulation requires stores to automatically refund pre-order customers if the product release date lapse beyond the 30-day threshold. That can be painful for a reseller who may be hit with whatever credit card or bank processing fees that maybe be associated with the refund process. Just my hunch.
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Thread Ducktales Remastered Being De-Listed August 8th
Hi there - yes, the Twitter has only so much space so it's elaborated further in the linked blog post. The intent of the "starting August 8th" was to point out that certain platform/stores, such is the case here with Xbox Store will remove DT:R from their store on August 8th at around 5pm pacific. Either way, if anyone's still interested in the game I recommend not waiting until the last minute :) As for the reason for delisting; sorry, I can't get into that.
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Thread Ducktales Remastered Being De-Listed August 8th
This is as intended. It’s being delisted on August 9th at 5:00pm Pacific Time as noted in our . That means it will be August 10th in some countries and time zones.
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Thread WindowsCentral: Is the Console War Over For Xbox?
I buy all systems because I love new gadgets and hardware in general. Same applies to PC hardware. I buy games on consoles that look/performs the best. PC is a different beast and buy games separately for that, which leads to double or triple dipping on certain multiplayer-centric games because I have friends that play on different platforms. My body is ready for new hardware :-)
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Thread Suddenly need to make a 4K tv purchase... my 1080p tv just died
What’s your budget and location? Assuming you’re in the U.S., my personal recommendation would be the LG OLED “B” Series. You can get it for around $1000 for a 55” incher. I personally have the LG B6 55” model from 2016 and it continues to perform well and look fantastic today. Also low latency. The newer B7 and B8 are slightly better than the already superb B6. Consider you’ll be using the TV (hopefully) for 5+ years, so try to get something decent and reputable, even if it cost a little bit more than the bottom of the barrel brands.
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Thread Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (Switch) is 50% off in NA on the eShop
Ah, I misread then. :) But yes, save data from the cartridge is one and same as the digital download version. Saves get stored on the device and NOT on the cartridge.
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Thread Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (Switch) is 50% off in NA on the eShop
First, you’ll need to pick up the Transfer App on 3DS (). Then follow steps as outlined below.
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Thread Game devs of Resetera, how do leaks impact your work?
I can only speak from Capcom’s perspective, but it certainly would be deflating for our dev folks who have worked years on it before reveal, and it would impact our marketing plan to some degree. Leaks for smaller titles such as port projects that tend to leak via ratings agency are relatively benign as we can’t always control it. We expect some of it to happen. But leaks for major titles that are bound for reveal during a first party press conference would really sting. For any press conference material, we bring our A game with real gameplay footage and cutscenes and want it to be a genuine surprise for everyone. I’m sure many folks here understand, but there’s lots of coordination that happen behind the scenes between the dev team, marketing, sales, PR, social, and last but not the least, first party. From conceptualizing and storyboarding the trailer suitable for the show to coordinating specific announcement times and delivering assets so they also show up on first party channels right after announcement. Things of that sort that require months of planning, communication and coordination amongst stakeholders. ...and it leaks out of the blue. It just poo-poo’s everyone’s hard work who have been preparing for the reveal. Capcom, for the most part, have been fortunate. Looking back at RE7, MHW, RE2, and DMC5 in recent memory, most of them got through relatively unscathed with just a couple that leaked hours before the official reveal. At the end of the day, E3 is a ‘show’ in and of itself — an annual spectacle of showmanship and an opportunity to excite and delight fans and the media. We get it. Leaks are fun and exciting as it stokes fire and drives conversation before the official reveal. It’s just that early leaks deflate some of that excitement and eliminates the element of surprise.
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Thread Resident Evil 0, 1, 4 |Switch-OT| Ah, i'll buy it at a high price!
Correctomundo. 60fps for RE4. RE0/1 will be 30fps — same as PS4/XB1. We also included an Achievements system within each game. In a nutshell, features/content, performance, and graphical fidelity are pretty much on par with current gen systems. The benefit here is that you can enjoy the same experience on-the-go or in docked mode.
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Thread Resident Evil 0, 1, 4 |Switch-OT| Ah, i'll buy it at a high price!
Sorry, I did not check at the time. I only looked out for baseline features in relation to recent console versions.
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Thread Resident Evil 0, 1, 4 |Switch-OT| Ah, i'll buy it at a high price!
The ports are all based off of modern console releases in terms of features, visual/texture fidelity, and in RE4’s case performance. So yes, short answer is RE4 runs at 60fps.
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Thread DF Retro EX: Ninja Gaiden 2 X-Enhanced on Xbox One X vs 360/ PS3/ PS Vita/ Xbox One!
Don’t sleep on this game folks. For $20 or less, it still stands among the best in today’s action combat. It’s a tough as nails action game for sure, but it’s quite rewarding when you overcome the challenge.
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Thread Monster Hunter World: Iceborne releasing on September 6 for consoles, winter on PC - 40$ for DLC only, 60$ combo pack physical
You can also see it and the Yukumo layered set in motion just a teeny bit at the tail end of the first trailer. Timestamped below:
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Thread DF Retro: Virtua Racing Switch vs Every Console Port vs Model 1 Arcade!
On one hand, I would love to start playing VR this weekend. On the other hand... Wearing my business-side hat, this practice could hurt Sega’s business for their territory offices. More specifically, sales that would have normally been recognized as SOA / SOE sales will be accrued as Japan sales. If the practice becomes mainstream and western region sales suffer as a result, that could lead to Sega skipping release entirely for certain games and/or platform (in this case the Switch version), or worse, scaling back their operations in those ‘underperforming’ markets. That would be terrible. Of course, none of this would have been an issue if the game sim-shipped across all territories. Perhaps it’s a logistical issue (if they’re doing cartridge), additional localization/culturalization work needed for the Western markets, or Nintendo certification that’s adding to the delay. I wouldn’t know. As for me, I’m going to be patient and wait for the eventual U.S. release.
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
Agreed. Plus you’d be missing out on cool melee moves like Helm/Skull/Brain Splitter. So satisfying when every hit connects.
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
Ha, I'm on digital sales. I just happen to be a DDDA fan first and foremost as you can probably tell by my profile icon. :)
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
This is awesome - thank you. I guess the HIDE function is just that - it hides from non-ERA members. It appears you see it by default if you're already logged into your ERA account. Edit: Perhaps you can include the spreadsheet link in the OP or the second post?
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
Nice! You can use the HIDE function so the content is only revealed when a member quotes/replies to your message. [put here] put your URL here [/put here]
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
That was my first suggestion as well but it seems to have fallen through the cracks. Now that you mention this, do you want to take a crack at it? ;-)
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
Awesome! And I see you did this already, but it would be ideal if everyone else update their original thread-marked post since that's where most people will visit to view FC's.
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
I’ve accepted all friend requests and have taken out several low to high level pawns onto a number of quests. But for the love of me I can’t figure out who’s who from the ERA handle name to the pawn/arisen name. I was only able to identify here since that was the same name used on her Arisen. So with that said, I think everyone should update their Friend Code posts and add their Arisen/Pawn names. (Mine: Wilhelm/Elvira)
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
We're aware of the server connectivity issue and have alerted the dev team over the weekend. We'll let you know as soon as the fix is confirmed. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
Ha, I’ll be sure check out your pawn and take him/her out on some quests. I’ve been renting pawns exclusively to those I befriended instead of complete rando’s. Port projects are usually one and done since they’re mostly outsourced (as is the case with DDDA), so any feature considerations are planned out before the dev contract is signed. With that in mind, I am not optimistic on adding gyro support post launch. Sorry...I also noticed while playing the game this past weekend. Hopefully the fix will be quick. The timing is terrible though since many folks in Japan are out this week due to Golden Week holiday...one of the biggest, if not *the* biggest holiday break in Japan. Edit: I recognize that name. Your warrior pawn is awesome! He’s such a brute. He’s been tanking on the battlefront and mule-packing tons of loot for me.
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
Perhaps you can create a shared Google docs spreadsheet where anyone can write in their friend code, ERA handle name, current pawn level, vocation, inclination, etc. That way you won’t have to constantly scrape info off the thread and update the list.
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Thread Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for Nintendo Switch |OT| Wolves Hunt On The Go, Arisen!
Likewise, feel free to add me if you would like to use my pawn. Her name is Elvira. She’s currently a Sorcerer at level 21. Friend Code:
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Thread Switch owners who haven't played Dragon's Dogma, are you picking up the port next month?
I had few people ask me for clarification with regards to the differences, if any, between the Switch version and other platforms. At a high level, the Switch version is based off of the excellent PC HD port so you'll get all transferable features, content, bug fixes, and tweaks from that version. Most of the points below have been showcased in the official Capcom TV Japanese broadcast, but to summarize:Edit: fixed typo
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Thread Switch owners who haven't played Dragon's Dogma, are you picking up the port next month?
Honestly not sure. Haven’t really crossed my mind either when playing it as it controlled and felt exactly like the PS4/XB1 versions.
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Thread Ninja Gaiden II [Xbox One BC - X Enhanced] |OT| No More Stair-Stepping
Wholeheartedly agree. It is absolutely stunning. The graphical assets holds up REALLY well in 2019. It’s hard to believe this came out in 2008. It’s been over 10 years ago since I played this game and I hardly remember the game. It’s like playing a whole new game again. The only knock I had against the game back when it originally released were the gameplay slow downs and the severe frame rate drop when action got intense and chopped limbs start flying all over the screen. All of those issues so far appears to have been remedied it’s running at near 4K resolution. Absolutely stunning. Huge props to Microsoft back compat team for a job well done! Whether you are new or have played this game in the past, if you’re a combat action game fan, you owe it to yourself to give NG2 a try.
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Thread Ace Attorney Trilogy now up for preload on Switch eShop, PSN, XBL, & Steam [Releasing April 9th, Price: $30]
Nice comparison video! FWIW, the text box translucency level can be adjusted. It’s under “Text Box” field in the Options menu. BTW, the Steam version also supports touch input for those with a touch capable laptop. Small but a nifty feature for the PC folks :)
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Thread Resident Evil 2 (PS4/Xbox One) is on sale for $39,99 until April 13th. (US Only)
Ha ha, no. :). I meant the Xbox sale was imminent. Sale is now live on Xbox worldwide except Japan (Japan has its own separate promotion cadence). Xbox: (U.S. store URL for reference) - (33% off) - (25% off) Edit #1: @ for visibility Edit #2: I modified the URL and removed the “en-us” region/language toggle. I believe clicking the link will now default to the user’s locale settings. YMMV. Xbox: (universal link??) - (33% off) - (25% off)
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Thread Resident Evil 2 (PS4/Xbox One) is on sale for $39,99 until April 13th. (US Only)
PSN U.S. (34% off) (25% off) Xbox...very soon.
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Thread Monster Hunter World - High Resolution Texture Pack releasing April 4th on PC
The time has come - you can now download it from the page below.
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 |OT| It's been 11 years since we last met. Where does the time go?
Can you post your config info on Steam’s troubleshooting guide thread below? The OP in the thread has been updated with known issues regarding BP. There’s a potential temporary workaround if you’re using a Windows 10. See Section 10 for details.
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Thread My interest in gaming has hit an all time low today
I’m 48, married with two children, and still try to squeeze in 2-4 hours a week of game time. Though my play time is sporadic and limited due to work and other IRL commitments, I do find games as a mean to unwind from my busy lifestyle. One recommendation is to stick with one game at a time, play it at least once a week even if it’s just an hour, and finishing it to completion. Preferably a non-GaaS type game. Or a short, iterative, arcade-style game that doesn’t require long term commitment or has a grandiose ‘ending’ that you need to work towards. I’ve experienced gaming withdrawal couple of years ago when I juggled several games at a time. I ended up dabbling only a few hours per game just to get a taste of each, and then dropped most of them due to IRL commitments. The problem is when you set the game down for more than a couple of weeks, you forget where you left off. The byproduct of this is that you lose motivation to go back in. You think, “Do I restart to get the full experience or f the story/plot line and power through it?” Either option is not great as it becomes a stress/nuisance. So back to my original point: try sticking with one major game at a time and finish it. There is nothing more rewarding than the catharsis and the lingering sensation of accomplishment you feel when you complete a game. It’s what drives me to look forward to picking up the next game. Good luck! Edit: I also tend to stay away from competitive online multiplayer games. I don’t have the time commitment nor energy to stay competitive. And losing sucks. I don’t play games to get my ass handed to me every single time by randos. :)
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Thread Monster Hunter World - High Resolution Texture Pack releasing April 4th on PC
Assets are of higher quality than those included in the original release, so texture fidelity and overall image quality will be better than above. As far as memory footprint is concerned, it will of course vary depending on the monitor resolution due to differing frame buffer requirements. Graphics options you enable will also have a slight impact on memory usage. The 8GB memory mentioned in the blog post is on the upper end when using 2160p resolution. We'll have more details in the next Steam blog post.
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Thread PSA: Don't bother with Devil May Cry 5 on PC if you suffered stuttering/freezing in Resident Evil 2 Remake
Much appreciated. As you can imagine, the biggest challenge with these type of issues, given its apparent impact on small number of users, is dev/QA's inability to reproduce it. They only have a finite number of PC configuration, and even with the same hardware setup, there's no guarantee they'll be able to replicate the problem. Either way, a DXDiag log should give devs a good indication on the test environment which may potentially lead to discovering the core issue.
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Thread PSA: Don't bother with Devil May Cry 5 on PC if you suffered stuttering/freezing in Resident Evil 2 Remake
Just curious. Have you shared your feedback on the Steam bug reporting thread? They may be able to take a look at it and address it if they can replicate the issue. DXdiag log output here would be super useful. RE2: DMC5:
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 |OT| It's been 11 years since we last met. Where does the time go?
I believe it already did? At least it appeared that way for me when I tried it on my PC. I can check and get back to you.
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 |OT| It's been 11 years since we last met. Where does the time go?
Not to my knowledge. I believe Playstation button fonts are Sony’s mark, so I would have to assume they’d have to give their blessing for it to be used on PCs. Edit: fixed fat finger mobile typo
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 |OT| It's been 11 years since we last met. Where does the time go?
Awesome! DMC IS BACK BABY!!
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Thread Devil May Cry 5: The Digital Foundry Analysis + All Consoles Tested!
↓ Though you'll need a fairly beefy Graphics card to pull this off at 4K
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 |OT| It's been 11 years since we last met. Where does the time go?
Just flagged it to our legal peeps to get them DMCA’d. Thanks!
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 |OT| It's been 11 years since we last met. Where does the time go?
The wait is almost over :) And yes, most retailers such as GameStop should be hosting a midnight...well, a 9:00pm local launch (check with your store beforehand tho). In fact, Matt Walker & Co. will be with us at the Union Square San Francisco GameStop location at 9:00pm PST tomorrow to celebrate the launch. Come see us if you’re nearby!
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 |OT| It's been 11 years since we last met. Where does the time go?
Thank you. As much as I’d like to say the pleasure is all mine, it’s thanks to the fan support and the dev team’s hard work, passion, and craftsmanship. It just makes my (a sales guy’s) job that much more easier. :)
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 |OT| It's been 11 years since we last met. Where does the time go?
Yep, Steam version for Europe, Asia and Ozzie region will unlock in about 20 hours from now.
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 |OT| It's been 11 years since we last met. Where does the time go?
The time has come and so have I! We also had a nice little DMC5 pre-celebration this morning. To celebrate the opportunity, Discord folks came by our office and dropped off these awesome Devil May Cry-inspired cake pops :)
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Thread Capcom is BACK, says Capcom USA CEO
The time has come and so have I! We also had a nice little DMC5 pre-celebration this morning. To celebrate the opportunity, Discord folks came by and dropped off these awesome Devil May Cry-inspired cake pops! EDIT: Ugh crap, I meant to post this on the OT thread. I'll leave it here as it's somewhat relevant.
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 Preview thread - HYPE IS REAL BOYS
Yep. There are multiple, multiple versions and it’s quite refreshing. Same thing with the title call when the voice actors are in character when they announce “Devil May Cry”
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Thread What platform are you getting Devil May Cry 5 for ?
DMC5 is developed internally and will have the usual PC options/feature set similar to other RE Engine-based games. In fact, all platforms will be properly optimized and should give you nice performance across the board. As Caxton would put it, They're masterworks all. You can't go wrong. :)
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 UNMARKED Spoilers + Info Thread - It has begun...
Steam pre-load is definitely coming. We don't have a specific date/time yet, but we'll try to get it out by early next week. Game size is approximately 35GB. I'll also post regional launch times similar to . Should have that one up over the weekend.
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 UNMARKED Spoilers + Info Thread - It has begun...
I recall we had to take down some of his videos back during RE7 pre-launch window since he/she started posting a bunch of spoiler footage prior to the game's official release. Then again, there were other folks who did the same and also had to be taken down. It's all game after the official release date though!
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 PC release date removed from Steam Store (Update: Still coming out March 8th)
Pffft. I don’t know what’s going on with the db but rest assured it’s coming out in Steam day-and-date with the rest of the platforms. March 8th. Count on it.
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Thread Lost Planet 1, 2 and 3 and RE Code Veronica X are now backwards compatible on Xbox One
You’re absolutely correct. It’s one of the progenitors of cross-platform play :) If you're in the market for LP1, make sure to get the Colonies Edition. CE includes all previous DLCs, new game modes, the aforementioned PC cross-platform play, and more. Online player base is likely going to be stronger on the CE version today. (and no, vanilla is not multiplayer compatible with CE since it uses a different TitleID) The wiki below nicely summarizes the differences between LP1 vanilla and Colonies Edition.: Colonies Edition: EDIT 2: Perfect excuse for launching super nova again :)
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Thread Lost Planet 1, 2 and 3 and RE Code Veronica X are now backwards compatible on Xbox One
Both LP1 and LP2 servers are live and well. We use Xbox Live matchmaking service, so as long as Xbox remains up and running, so will the game. Same applies to LP1CE and LP2 on Steam. It uses GFWL but still utilize Xbox Live for leaderboards, achievements, and matchmaking service. It is live and well, though it may be a bit finicky to get it running since the GFWL client hasn’t been updated in years. It works though!
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Thread Lost Planet 1, 2 and 3 and RE Code Veronica X are now backwards compatible on Xbox One
Tons of emote animations in LP2 are taken from the MH franchise ;-)
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Thread Lost Planet 1, 2 and 3 and RE Code Veronica X are now backwards compatible on Xbox One
Hope y’all give LP a shot, particularly LP2 multiplayer. Personal opinion, but I think the game was ahead of its time. In some ways, it’s kind of like Monster Hunter but with guns ‘n ‘nades.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 (2019) PC performance thread
From a VFX, geometry granularity, and image quality standpoint, there is no visual difference between DX11 and DX12. DX12 is just another render path option you can experiment with. If DX11 performs better on your setup, simply use DX11.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 |OT| 1998... I'll never forget it
Yes, once the game officially launches in your territory. Example: Australia: EDIT: U.S. Still hasn't launched yet so there is no purchase option at this time. However, the price and buy button will show up once it launches. U.S. link below for reference:
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Thread Resident Evil 2 |OT| 1998... I'll never forget it
FWIW, when you die you have the option to ‘Continue’ (from autosave), manually load from any of your previous manual save, or quit to main menu.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 ‘1-Shot Demo’ tops three million downloads
To clarify, the numbers we reveal here are unique downloads as reported by respective first party platforms. So alt. accounts on the same platform doesn’t count.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only]
Pre-load, most definitely. Hopefully end of this week; at the latest, early next week. Steam release time: I’ll put up a post once we finalize specific rollout times. More on this later.Pretty much.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only]
Sorry, I can only comment/clarify on what we publicly showed or spoke about, or operational matters such as preloads. :-)
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only]
All I’ll say is Hardcore mode is HARD! You’re in for a surprise in a good way ;-) That being said, I still recommend first playing on Normal difficulty and save the Hardcore run later, even for reasonably seasoned action gamer. Normal mode is plenty challenging IMO. Even if you’re an RE vet, there are enough changes to warrant Hardcore run on a subsequent play-through.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only]
1. Sorry, no idea as I haven’t tried it. 2. Hard/Hardcore is one and same. 3. We mentioned it in one of our streams, but similar to RE7’s Madhouse difficulty, ink ribbon save feature is for hard mode only. There are many other differences in hard mode, but I will not spoil it here.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only]
It’s contextual. If you run or walk at max speed towards the door, Leon/Claire will basically shoulder-charge and push the door open. When you walk slowly towards the door, they will place their hand in front and gently push the door open. I haven’t checked but perhaps this isn’t as noticeable on PC since WASD directional input is inherently digital and makes the character walk at full speed, unlike analog sticks where you can adjust the speed.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only]
Need not worry. It’s going to take a lot longer to get to that shotty in the full game. The access card will not be placed in the same location. In short, some of the item placements have been shuffled around and optimized for the abridged 30-minute demo experience.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only]
It means the game is working the GPU hard. Solution is cooler room temps, removing any blockage to the air intake, clean out dust or any junk that may have clogged the fan housing, etc. Some newer systems from what I understand have improved fan / thermal control as well.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only]
Do you have Windows Media Codec installed? The game relies on Windows' WMV codec. Some European Windows do not come with the codec due to the Microsoft antitrust case with the EU Commission. If you have the stripped down "N" edition Windows, you'll need to install the codec pack below:
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only]
Someone asked earlier in this thread and I can’t find it now. But to answer his/her question, Steam version will natively support 21:9 aspect ratio ultra wide monitor. The demo will also offer a plethora of graphics tweak options that should allow it to support a wide range of PC configuration and visual preferences. The demo will be released in about 45 minutes from now. Edit: fixed typo.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only] (Currently available on NZ PSN & XBL)
Sorry, no idea.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Demo Impressions Thread [Demo Spoilers Only] (Currently available on NZ PSN & XBL)
Rough ETA is 15 hrs. 45 min. from now. (PST 10:00am on Jan.11) It'll be a global unlock.
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Thread [PC] ANTHEM pre-order is $46 at cdkeys
I can only speak to Capcom games but the above is correct - Steam keys enclosed in physical retail package are geo-fenced to prevent gray market resale. For example, a key stripped out of a European boxed retail version will not work in the Americas.
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Thread Resident Evil 2 System Requirements Revealed on steam, Will require 26GB HDD Space
This is correct. This also applies to MHW as well, but cutscenes are primarily in-engine which significantly cuts down on hard drive space. The added benefit of course is that any costume change you apply to the characters will also be reflected in the cutscene.
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Thread There is less than a month of wait left for Resident Evil 2. How excited are you?
Yep. Going in fresh and blind is the way to go if you’re already committed to the game day one. There’s nothing like experiencing moment to moment encounters, cutscenes, and new environments in-person the very first time.
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Thread Steam Winter Sale 2018 - Stuff for the price you pay for it
For those looking for deals from specific publishers and/or developers, there’s a custom landing page for them. Full list and shortcuts here:
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Thread Resident Evil 2 Remake - New Gameplay Videos & Impressions/Previews (Mr. X, Ada, Sherry, Sewers and More)
PC version is being handled by the same team working on the console versions.A word of caution that you’ll likely end up with a Europe-only Steam key when purchasing from sites that resell codes stripped out of retail packages. FYI, Capcom Steam keys from European boxed retail versions are geo-fenced to Europe and will not activate, for example, in Asia or the Americas. If you’re looking to snag a deal, look for official discount outlets that sell our games. You know where to look.
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Thread PC Gaming Era | December 2018 - We got 99 problems, but 76 ain't one
My goals for the holiday: - Spend lots of time with the kids - Get long overdue physical exam. I’ve been avoiding it for 3 years - Finish DQ11 on Steam - Get my son off of Fortnite and get em hooked on MHW (he also enjoys MH on handhelds)
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Thread Steam Autumn sale ~ ends Nov 27th
Happy Turkey Day everyone! Pro tip for those looking for deals from specific publishers and/or developers. There's a page just for that. Most, if not all major publishers/developers, have their own landing page with custom layouts and featured titles. Full list and shortcuts here:
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Thread PC Gaming Era | November 2018 - See that button? You can't click it!
I would assume most publishers will stick to same discounts since the two promotions are close to each other. Capcom will stick to same discount rates. We’d want to avoid pissing off customers who just bought our games during Autumn Sale only to find out it’s cheaper three weeks later.
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Thread PC Gaming Era | November 2018 - See that button? You can't click it!
Not sure if this was mentioned before, but worth mentioning now that we’re in holiday shopping season. For those looking for deals on Steam from specific publishers and/or developers, there’s a custom landing page for them. Full list and shortcuts here: Happy Turkey Day, y’all!
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Thread Steam adds Austrailan dollar and has completely and utterly broken the store.
That’s very odd. Which country are you located in? FYI, DDDA does not have any country restriction whatsoever, at least from our end. Only Germany is restricted for Dead Rising. Are there any other games you noticed that aren’t purchaseable? This could be a bug on Steam’s end.
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Thread Microsoft's free 4K 360 enhancements put a lot of paid remasters to shame
BC is one of the neatest features of the Xbox platform. There’s a Newegg $100 gift card deal available now with free shipping. I think Dell did one recently too.
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Thread PC Gaming Era | October 2018 - Jason and the $10 Argonauts
Update: it appears the MM11 boot-up issue was caused by a corrupted save file. Here are the recommended steps to get around the issue:It seems the above steps helped mitigate the issue for some users:
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Thread According to SteamSpy , Monster Hunter world is now over 5M on Steam
Ha, well I would be more forthcoming if I was an indie developer. :) With Capcom being a publicly traded company, it's on IR (Investor Relations) to manage and share forecasts and sales results. Hope you understand. Either way, we're super thrilled with how things have turned out for Monster Hunter on the PC, thanks to everyone's support. (and patience!)
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Thread PC Gaming Era | October 2018 - Jason and the $10 Argonauts
I’ll check with community/customer support person. Is there an active forum thread you can point me to discussing the specific issue at hand? Either way, if it’s a widespread issue I’m positive they’ve flagged it as an urgent matter and escalated it to R&D. Usually they’d ask for details such as the user’s system/OS/driver information via DXdiag system log so they can attempt repro.
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Thread Controllers on Steam randomly stopped working mid-way through games.
Do you use third party controller remapper apps? (e.g., DS4WINDOWS) If yes, I’d try uninstalling any of those controller apps first and then let the Steam client auto-detect the controller.
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Thread [Poll] PC ERA: Conventional monitor on a desktop or TV with comfy couch PC gaming?
Both here as well. 1440p/144Hz ASUS ROG monitor 2160p/60Hz LG B6 OLED HDTV For sheer laziness and comfort, I spend the vast majority of my PC gaming hours on the couch using the aforementioned HDTV along with an Xbox One controller. My keyboard/trackpad of choice: Logitech illuminated living room wireless keyboard for coach use.
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Thread Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle Sept 18th (Switch/Xbox/PS4/PC)
You can indeed turn off the wallpaper. There are four options available: None (black pillar box), Nostalgic, Heroes, and Versus. Each game can independently save its own wallpaper type.
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Thread Devil May Cry 5 Pax West Gameplay Panel live stream [*LIVE*]
Itsuno used the term "じゃじゃ馬 (ja-ja-uma)" and "おてんば娘 (otenba-musumé)" to describe the Tomboy Devil Beaker. Ja-ja-uma is basically an untamed horse...a stallion. And otenba-musumé is...well you know what a is. Simply put, it's a weapon that's too powerful and uncontrollable, hence no lock-on. Hope you enjoyed the panel. More to come at TGS!
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Thread Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate demo releases tomorrow (16/08)
Somewhat off topic but this is my personal take on the systemic differences between MHW and classic MonHun games. MHW is like a modern sports car with a dual clutch transmission and paddle shifters. Classic MonHun is akin to a sports car equipped with a stick shift tranny. Both are equally satisfying and fast in their own ways, but require different set of skills to operate. DCT vehicles are objectively faster, efficient, and consistent. Manual cars have more engine RPM control, can be more fun to drive, but is a bit of a pain during stop ‘n go traffic jams. I enjoy both types but still drive a manual car :)
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Thread Monster Hunter: World PC |OT| Now Jaggi Free!
Quoting myself here to further clarify. So having checked this matter further, it’s no longer an issue. The launch binary (a.k.a. Default branch) already has an offline mode. It turns out it was the Steam side causing it. This is no longer the case. Simply opt out of beta if you haven’t already and you’ll get the launch binary. With that said, see you on the hunting grounds soon!
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Thread Monster Hunter: World PC |OT| Now Jaggi Free!
I’ll have to look into it, but it could be an oversight. While I know Denuvo only checks once a week or so, perhaps it’s on the Steam DRM side that has an additional check. Not sure on the Poogie petting behavior though. Ive been playing on an Xbox controller and haven’t noticed anything out of the ordinary. At least it felt the same as the console versions.
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Thread Monster Hunter: World PC |OT| Now Jaggi Free!
The random crash that some reviewers encountered during the preview window was totally unexpected and spooked the team. Fortunately, they found the culprit and it has already been fixed. Phew! The code for launch is practically finished; that being said, the team wanted to err on the safe side and keep QA team on it into the final hours in case something serious crops up that requires an update. The last thing we want is to force pre-loaders to redownload the game. Fortunately the download size, in my opinion, is reasonable at 16.7 GB.
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Thread Monster Hunter: World PC |OT| Now Jaggi Free!
It will unlock globally on August 9th at 9:00am Pacific Time. Pre-load...no change in status as of now. Again, the team has been afforded time and will be working very close to launch to ensure we deliver the best product possible. (above quote had a fat-finger typo/auto-correct, ha!) We want to avoid a situation where you have to redownload a 15GB asset container file just because some files had to be updated at the last minute.
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Thread DBZF, BB, Tekken 7, and SFV are free to play this weekend on Steam
SF 30th Anniv. Collection is also on sale at 25% off. In fact, SF30 will be on sale across all four platforms throughout the EVO weekend, at least in the ‘Americas’ territory. Yep! I lurk here whenever I can and occasionally jump in to provide clarification. For the very first time, I will be at EVO this year. So excited! (Not competing though, ha!)
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Thread DBZF, BB, Tekken 7, and SFV are free to play this weekend on Steam
For our titles, yes. A bunch of SFV costume bundles as well as Season 1 & 2 character passes are on sale. GG Revalator also has a bunch on sale as well. Edit: BB:CTB also has their all-in character bundle on sale.
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Thread Monster Hunter: World - PC port previews and impressions thread
To eliminate interstitial loading during active gameplay, MHW loads the entire level into memory. In addition to managing assets loaded into memory, it keeps track of monster interactions, health status, environment/object changes, manages LOD & object culling, calculates collision detection and physics simulation, and tons of other background telemetry stuff that you don't see yet requires CPU cycle. This is in addition to supporting any GPU rendering tasks. While the MT Framework engine has been around for ages, it does a good job in distributing CPU cycles and load-balancing tasks across all available cores and threads. The engine itself is optimized for x86 CPU instruction set, is highly scalable, and loosely speaking, is platform agnostic regardless of PC or console platform so as long as it conforms to the x86 instruction set. For example, screenshots from the post below shows CPU load per core/thread.
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Thread Monster Hunter World PC IGN Live Stream
I did watch a segment of his stream and did notice he has been using Reshade that was injecting 60 or so shaders upon boot-up. Perhaps that may be causing issues. Either way, we’ll keep an eye on Max’s feedback.
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Thread Monster Hunter World coming to Steam with August 9th release date
I don't know how the whole doom 'n gloom started, but I can assure you there is absolutely nothing to worry about with regards to optimization and performance. From a purely performance perspective, our min spec / rec. spec is generally set on the conservative side to ensure there's enough headroom. As you pointed out, the game is based on our proprietary MT Framework engine. If you're familiar with any of our other games using this tech, you'll know what to expect in terms of performance profile, tweak options, and high scalability that can be adjusted to fit your needs.
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Thread Monster Hunter Community |OT| A New World, A New Era
As a Capcom guy, I’ll be dabbling on all three platforms. ;-) I’ve only started playing the series from 4U, but it’s been quite a revelation in terms of overall depth of the gameplay. I play with my 12 y/o son on and off over weekends, and it’s been quite fun. Finger cramp is real, so I ended up getting one of these . Such a life saver.
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Thread Monster Hunter Community |OT| A New World, A New Era
I can not recommend it enough. Go for it. Make sure to get Version 2 — the one I linked above. Difference between Version 1 is the finger rest position for your index (or middle) finger. Version 2 has a much better and natural placement. Feels so gud in hands.