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by bluemonkey1
July 1st, 2011, 2:28 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Sam Tramiel and the Atari Jaguar.
Replies: 22
Views: 1420

Sam Tramiel and the Atari Jaguar.

The main problem with the Jaguar was that the development kits were pretty awful and a lot of the documentation missing or incorrect.  The result is that a lot of the less impressive titles were merely using the Motorola 68k chip to do all of their processing when this was never meant to do any...
by bluemonkey1
July 1st, 2011, 2:23 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Why Has Gearbox Gotten A Pass On Duke Nukem Forever?
Replies: 20
Views: 890

Why Has Gearbox Gotten A Pass On Duke Nukem Forever?

[QUOTE=Leo]<P>And if things failed, Gearbox deserves a lot of the criticism. They're the ones that finished it and they're the ones that have been doing development work on it since late 2009. AAA games have been started from scratch and brought to store shelfs in that amount of time. Its not like t...
by bluemonkey1
June 26th, 2011, 3:58 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Am I the only one who didn't know the PS3 is completely backwards compatible with the PS1????
Replies: 12
Views: 359

Am I the only one who didn't know the PS3 is completely backwards compatible with the PS1????

[QUOTE=Leo]And it has a considerable effect. PSOne games actually look nice on my HDTV, which has a poor internal scaler. It's a huge advancement from any of my pre HD consoles when hooked up to that set, including the PS2 or Xbox when hooked up via component (For all intensive purposes, it's c...
by bluemonkey1
June 23rd, 2011, 2:35 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: At the Beach
Replies: 14
Views: 398

At the Beach

Sand, water and electronics?! Sounds like an accident waiting to happen to me.  Plus if you nip in the sea you know someone's going to pinch it.

by bluemonkey1
June 23rd, 2011, 5:10 am
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: New Kinect Titles
Replies: 11
Views: 376

New Kinect Titles

Gah that's what I get posting on 3 hours sleep. Sorry Julio.

by bluemonkey1
June 22nd, 2011, 4:02 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: New Kinect Titles
Replies: 11
Views: 376

New Kinect Titles

<P>[QUOTE=Julio III]Most people I've heard who have experienced it with Kinect say that it is better than with the controller - but mostly due to the slow cursor speed of the controller setup. .[/QUOTE] </P>Funnily over on the other forum I frequent (ntsc-uk) it's been resoundingly the other way aro...
by bluemonkey1
June 22nd, 2011, 3:59 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Does vibration control make a difference in gaming?
Replies: 7
Views: 262

Does vibration control make a difference in gaming?

<P>[QUOTE=Julio III]It depends on the game. Rez (and thus Child of Eden) would be rubbish without it. [/QUOTE] </P>Except that, you know, it isn't <img src="/images/boards/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" align="absmiddle">.<br><br>Also it hasn't been on <b>every</b> system, the PS3 went quite sometime...
by bluemonkey1
June 18th, 2011, 9:57 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: On-line gaming, is it age related?
Replies: 23
Views: 708

On-line gaming, is it age related?

[QUOTE=0-Storm]<P>If I want to talk to someone I'll invite them over or go to their house. I don't talk on the phone. If I want to play video games with someone I either have them over or go to their house. I don't play games with them online. </P><P>[/QUOTE] </P><br>Then you are very luck...
by bluemonkey1
June 15th, 2011, 6:55 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: On-line gaming, is it age related?
Replies: 23
Views: 708

On-line gaming, is it age related?

[QUOTE=JesusSaves][QUOTE=Ken]<P>When it comes to on-line gaming and on line multi-player I could care less.<BR></P><P>[/QUOTE]<BR>Sorry, this is one of my pet peeves. It's could <B>NOT</B> care less.<BR><BR>[/QUOTE] </P>Yeah this drives me round the bend too.<br><br>People seem to be getting confuse...
by bluemonkey1
June 5th, 2011, 5:01 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Modern Warfare 3 Subscription Fee?
Replies: 11
Views: 402

Modern Warfare 3 Subscription Fee?

[QUOTE=andrew]<P>Basically what I get out of this is that your COD status is determined by the size of your wallet, not your skill level.</P><P>[/QUOTE] </P>There's been no indication that it will affect experience points game in game.<br><br>What it says is that for those who spend a lot ...

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