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Old 06-02-2017, 10:53 AM
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On the subject of virtual console support, 8bitdo, makers of very good, third party Nintendo clone controllers recently patched in support for the Switch.

I'm strongly considering picking up the SFC30 (Super FamiCom clone) controller when the get the ball rolling on VC.

I just hope Nintendo doesn't patch out compatibility for third party controllers by then.
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I think the console player base is more at risk. Nearly everyone I know that played D1 is going to play D2 on a PC. Except me. I don't know that I'm getting D2.
I could see it going either way. On the one hand, I read that when competitive games are available on PC, PC tends to get the attention (the article I read pointed out Overwatch, but failed to acknowledge COD). I've also stopped paying for PS+, and I think a lot people that just want to play big name games and aren't interested in cheap Indies think it's stupid pay twice to play online, so that should help the PC base. And graphics.

On the other hand, if there's more than a 2 week delay, the hardcore destiny fans will have pumped in 40-50 hours, or more, into the game and won't want to start over. If it's any longer than that, I would expect everything to land on the consoles first. I'd love to see cross-platform for PvE, or even a way to transfer progress between platforms, but I haven't heard anything about that yet, so I'm not holding my breath.
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I could see it going either way. On the one hand, I read that when competitive games are available on PC, PC tends to get the attention (the article I read pointed out Overwatch, but failed to acknowledge COD). I've also stopped paying for PS+, and I think a lot people that just want to play big name games and aren't interested in cheap Indies think it's stupid pay twice to play online, so that should help the PC base. And graphics.

On the other hand, if there's more than a 2 week delay, the hardcore destiny fans will have pumped in 40-50 hours, or more, into the game and won't want to start over. If it's any longer than that, I would expect everything to land on the consoles first. I'd love to see cross-platform for PvE, or even a way to transfer progress between platforms, but I haven't heard anything about that yet, so I'm not holding my breath.
They've explicitly said you will not be able to transfer progress from console to PC or from console to console. Honestly, if you could go from console to PC, I think there are a lot of people they could sell two copies of the game to.
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Old 06-05-2017, 08:42 AM
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I played through Inside this weekend. I thought it was ok. Trying to figure out what to tackle next.

I also started DMC1 HD, and games (including this franchise) have gotten a lot easier in the last 16 years. I'm a few chapters in and finally starting to regain some of my flow, but Normal is way harder than I remember (and I finished Must Die Mode on PS2). I remember cruising through the DMC reboot and finishing Hell or Heaven mode without too much pain.
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No XBox One X or MS press event talk in here?

+ Abbreviates to XBOX
+ Xbox OG BC (guessing it'll be limited; not clear if you can pop in OG disks)
+ Anthem looked amazing; kinda looks like Bioware's Destiny
+ AC Origins looked cool too (I've played them all, so why not)
- $499 (while there's value to the price compared to building a gaming PC, PS3 and XBONE proved this is too high for general consumer)
- XBox One X sounds too much like XBox One S (trivial )
- Aside from Cuphead, XBox exclusives just didn't move the needle for me, personally
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No XBox One X or MS press event talk in here?

+ Abbreviates to XBOX
+ Xbox OG BC (guessing it'll be limited; not clear if you can pop in OG disks)
+ Anthem looked amazing; kinda looks like Bioware's Destiny
+ AC Origins looked cool too (I've played them all, so why not)
- $499 (while there's value to the price compared to building a gaming PC, PS3 and XBONE proved this is too high for general consumer)
- XBox One X sounds too much like XBox One S (trivial )
- Aside from Cuphead, XBox exclusives just didn't move the needle for me, personally
Just read on twitter that you will be able to pop in OG XBox disks. That's pretty cool. Although...how many people have those disks lying around?
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No XBox One X or MS press event talk in here?

+ Abbreviates to XBOX
+ Xbox OG BC (guessing it'll be limited; not clear if you can pop in OG disks)
+ Anthem looked amazing; kinda looks like Bioware's Destiny
+ AC Origins looked cool too (I've played them all, so why not)
- $499 (while there's value to the price compared to building a gaming PC, PS3 and XBONE proved this is too high for general consumer)
- XBox One X sounds too much like XBox One S (trivial )
- Aside from Cuphead, XBox exclusives just didn't move the needle for me, personally
I wonder if my old MechAssault disc will be as useful as before.
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Given I do indeed have an amazing 4k tv, I'll prob pick up the xbox one x (dumb name).
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Just read on twitter that you will be able to pop in OG XBox disks. That's pretty cool. Although...how many people have those disks lying around?
I still have Halo, Halo 2, Morrowind and one of the baseball games laying around. (Or is it lying around?)

I know this b/c we just had a yard sale and they didn't sell.
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No XBox One X or MS press event talk in here?

+ Abbreviates to XBOX
+ Xbox OG BC (guessing it'll be limited; not clear if you can pop in OG disks)
+ Anthem looked amazing; kinda looks like Bioware's Destiny
+ AC Origins looked cool too (I've played them all, so why not)
- $499 (while there's value to the price compared to building a gaming PC, PS3 and XBONE proved this is too high for general consumer)
- XBox One X sounds too much like XBox One S (trivial )
- Aside from Cuphead, XBox exclusives just didn't move the needle for me, personally
Sounds like too much money to pay to play the same games. I don't pay to upgrade my computer until there is a game/s I want to play that I don't have enough power for and the same goes for consoles. Games are key, I'll pay more to play new games but $500 is a lot to pay to play the same games. Sure if you don't have any current gen console it may be worth it to go in at this level but I can't see this selling that well.
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