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We deserved better 😔


 
 
 

Not sure if this is new or if I missed an earlier announcement, but apparently there's an upgrade path for the Uncharted PS5 collection. Xbox style Smart Delivery would have been preferable, but this is better than Sony's full double dips, at least


 
 
 

A lot being made of this quote today, with focus on the "existing agreements" component and how things could easily change post acquisition. But it's worth pointing out that no ZeniMax IP got a name drop like this or a mention to "keep it on Playstation"


 
 
 

Fuck you, Xbox Back Compat Sale. Fuck you very much.


 
 
 

Market consolidation sucks but also this quote is hilarious in hindsight


 
 
 

Well... I mean that's certainly one way to get Bobby Kotick to resign, I guess?

 
 
 

Genuinely think I might cry here. I had over 600 emails in my Inbox. Thought I had hit the point of no return, but somehow managed to clear it out today and save everything that was of value. Did not believe this was possible lol


 
 
 

Vita Could Have Been Switch, but Sony Fumbled the Bag

This March marks 5 years since the launch of the Nintendo Switch, one of the most successful video game systems of all time. It will also be the 2-year anniversary of the PlayStation Vita's discontinuation. A decade after it hit Wester...

 
 
 
 

A few of these are definitely staged/over acted, but I stand by my belief that 343 Guilty Spark is a master class in game design. Getting to see this level through fresh eyes was a real treat. I wish I could re-experience it all over again



 
 
 

RIP PlayStation Now. Spartacus news seemingly imminent? Possibly?


 
 
 

The market reaction to the Zynga acquisition announcement is... well...


 
 
 

People dragging this on the Bird App but I unironically want a dark, direct prequel to Gen I focusing on the Pokemon Wars


 
 
 

Aight, my uncle gave it his blessing, I'm gonna watch Arcane lol. I know literally nothing about this IP but I'll let you know how it goes...


 
 
 

PSA: If you're like me, you have Game Pass, just finished downloading ME Legendary Edition, and are wondering how all 3 games + DLC were only 25GB. Well, they're not: ME2&3 need to be installed separately from within the game (which is 94GB total)


 
 
 

So Sony announced a new piece of hardware (PSVR2) with a spin off in a major franchise (Horizon) that is already getting a "real" release this year (Forbidden West). Did they learn nothing from Vita?


 
 
 

This was a depressing read. I worry some folks will make the mistake of framing Ken Levine as as a unique problem, when he's really just a hyperbole for most of the industry: game directors make for shit managers


 
 
 

In an effort to avoid a second date w/ Rona, I'm home bound for the evening. It's just after 7pm ET. What % you think I can get in Super Mario World before 2022? (Price is Right Rules lol)


 
 
 

You get 1 wish to make any game you want release tomorrow: a new sequel, a remake, a remaster/re-release of an old/lost game, something cancelled/vaporware, or even just a game that's years from launch. What is your pick? Here is (obviously) mine:


 
 
 

Oh so we doing GOTY lists today? Okie doke! Here's mine. Biggest thing that stands out to me? Other than GotG and Alan Wake, everything new I played this year came from Game Pass...


 
 
 

As some of y'all know, I work for a regulator, so lemme tell you from first hand experience that this part of the Riot settlement (which Eric touched on in his article) is easily the most significant and impactful


 
 
 

Sincere question for those who've praised the story of FF14: how is it good? Like, as an MMO, you're one character in a world of millions of players, no? Is it that the plot/lore is good as an observer, like you're watching a movie play out?


 
 
 

Merry Christmas from Tsushima


 
 
 

Honestly just give this man whatever he asks for. Shit, if he wants to have a cagefight with Chris Pratt to decide who gets to voice Mario, I say let him


 
 
 

A buddy of mine loves the recent AC games (I loved the old ones) so he bought me Origins and Odyssey as a gift. I'm several hours into Origins and man -- this is really just a wildly inferior version of Ghost of Tsushima, huh?


 
 
 

I thought Witcher season 1 was good not great, and I had little experience w/ the franchise before that, but god damn this 2nd season is excellent. Absolutely worth the 2yr wait. Get on this shit asap if you haven't started yet


 
 


About ctg867one of us since 2:47 AM on 11.29.2013

I'm an (aging) dude who plays games and comments about stuff. Been on Dtoid since 2010-ish, back during the Jim Sterling days, though this account's a bit newer than that. Don't post on the FP anymore but you can find me on Qtoid and the Cblogs.

I also stream on Twitch sometimes, if you're interested:

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