rbemrose
Powerlord
rbemrose
Apr 16
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Final Fantasy XIV, their biggest ongoing seller, is on their console and will remain so because Microsoft refused to share servers with PlayStation and PC players way back when and hasn’t budged on that. Read more

Apr 16
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Final Fantasy XIV (the newer of the FF MMOs) is enough of a cash cow to keep the company afloat by itself, let alone any of the other big properties S-E owns.

Apr 15
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For me, it would have been Stone Vigil, but I mea culpaed and realized I should have been upgrading my gear (I was leveling AST at the time, meaning that I wasn’t getting gear for said healer job as part of the MSQ).

Apr 15
2

I’m going to warn you right now: Stone Vigil has a noticeable spike in difficulty over the dungeons before it, namely because enemies hit much harder than they do in previous dungeons even for their normal attacks. Read more

Apr 7
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I tend to acquire the hairstyles unless they cost real money or are prohibitively expensive in game... even if I’m not currently playing a race that can use them. Read more

Apr 2
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You mean they’re not stupid enough to spend $660,000 on a physical object that has no intrinsic worth.

Mar 29
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Since we’re on the subject, the Zero Escape games are also really good. Pretty sure they were influenced by 428: Shibuya Scramble.

Mar 22
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Part of that is because the ARR voice studio was in North America while the current voice studio is in Europe.

Mar 22
2

Hard version dungeons are really just remixes of earlier dungeons... they’re not really hard per se.

Mar 22
3

Apparently Square Enix switched voice acting studios between A Realm Reborn and Heavensward, resulting in everyone getting recast. Read more

Mar 20
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[Really wondering when I’m going to finally get to Heavensward though, there really is a lot of game in there.] Read more

Mar 20
2

To be fair, at least one of those MMOs is the second highest grossing MMOs on the market, so big surprise that they spend a lot of dev time on it.

Mar 19
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This makes perfect sense to me. Microsoft has been busy pivoting its entire company to revolve around their cloud offering, Azure. Which presumably includes mundane things like their download services for GamePass.

Mar 19
3

People tend to vastly undervalue quality of life changes to products.

Mar 18
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The only issue I had with it was a weird framerate issue during one of the level 30 boss fights.

Mar 17
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Activision is definitely worse than Epic.  Still on the fence about being worse than EA though.

Mar 17
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I read a vague explanation of what happened and in this case, it sounds like Rockstar screwed up and instead of caching data in memory, they reloaded it from disk multiple times. Read more