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Oct 6
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The storage problem isn’t a thing. Disc based games still need the entire contents to be copied to the drive to be played, as disc read speeds are orders of magnitude too slow to play games these days. Download and disc installs are identical in size. This was true on the current gen as well. Makes me wonder if the Read more

Aug 27
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Getting excited about new hardware is one of the few positive things in keeping up with news I have. Instead of endlessly refreshing important but depressing news, I like to check up on the latest rumors and trailers every few days. Even if it’s in less than ideal conditions, I think having something like this to look Read more

Aug 27
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The way this article is worded is misleading. They aren’t taking actual preorders yet, just signups for a chance at having a reserved slot once preorders do go live. I’m taking this as a sign that we’ll finally have a date and price in the next week or two.

Aug 7
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It’s difficult to understand the logical flow articles are placed in. As someone who does actually check several times a day, I’d really prefer the top to have the latest articles at the top, ordered linearly (not in a grid) by time posted.

Grids are fundamentally harder for the viewer to parse, due to the non-linear Read more

Aug 2
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I’ve had this issue off and on for a few years and I’ve finally figured out the cause. It’s static buildup from a bad USB port, specifically the one on the right for me. Ever since I switched my external hard drive to the left port and left the right one unused, it hasn’t randomly beeped a single time in the past month Read more

Jul 10
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Given that it’s representing an official government body, wouldn’t this violate the 1st amendment?

Jul 9
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You can definitely open the safes by listening for the clicks. After my fourth or fifth one I didn’t even look for the clues, I just listened closely and was able to open them no problem.

Jul 3
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It depends on the company. That’s true for studios under Ubisoft and a lot of Japanese developers, but for games made by Bethesda’s studios or a lot of EA’s studios have a single core studio that does most of the work per title, with additional help where needed. Besides, it doesn’t really matter what project the Read more

Jul 3
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The 2013 Tomb Raider reboot famously didn’t break even until the end of the year after launch despite selling something like 3.5 million in March when it released. It eventually did become quite successful after the PS4/XB1 port, but that’s just one very public example off the top of my head.

Jul 2
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AAA ps1 games didn’t take 300+ skilled workers to make either. The cost of development has gone way up as the technical skill needed to make them and the amount of work they take to make have gone up. It’s not just about inflation.

Jul 2
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This is ignoring how massively disproportionate the profits of the ultra-successful games like Minecraft and Fortnite are to the average AAA (and indie) which sometimes barely break even despite selling millions of copies.

Jul 2
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A modestly sized AAA studio of about three hundred can easily spend $20-$25 million per year in salary costs. When you consider that most games take at a minimum 2 years to make, often 3 or 4,the cost to employ those workers (who are already underpaid relative to other industries that hire similar skillsets) suddenly Read more

Jun 30
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This. I just took off the bottom panel and removed the power supply, then took some cotton swabs and compressed air to the fan and heatsink, and my PS4 is so quiet that I thought I broke the fan for a minute. I’ve had it since launch and that was the first cleaning I gave it, too.

Jun 30
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You absolutely don’t need to replace the thermal paste to get your PS4 quiet. Just spend 15 minutes thoroughly and properly cleaning the dust out. It worked wonders for mine to the point where I can’t hear the console if I have my headset on at all.

Jun 21
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I recommend you actually play the game. You clearly have no idea what it’s like.

Jun 21
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user reviews are worthless on metacritic, literally everyone knows this. And maybe, just maybe, the 95 critic score actually does reflect near-universal critical acclaim among the people who finished the game? I don’t think the scoring system is broken in that sense - the aggregate of fuzzy estimations of someone’s Read more

Jun 11
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The system looks good imo, but the controller has awkward proportions visually (willing to bet it’s ergonomics over appearance of course.)

May 16
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I’m still shocked Unsane was ever in the game to begin with. Sad they’re not coming back, I wonder if they even bothered trying to license the track again.