Virtual Reality - So much more than gaming.

Assume you're really poor, but you own a pair of VR googles, a computer, and you have access to internet.

Imagine if someone has made a VR classroom and had a proper professor teaching in his free time, for free to those who join the instance.

There you are, listening and taking notes to a professor demonstrating how astrophysics work in real-time, who even may answer your very own questions, in real-time.

Virtual Reality will be the start of the poorest to get high-class education. I imagine seeing not just games coming out to VR, but lectures as well. Live, and pre-programmed.

I cannot wait. The future is here, at last. Nonsense will be thrown out, and everyone with a VR will hopefully be able to get a SOLID education.

VR is... I hope, so much more than gaming.


Resident Evil 7 - How the mighty has fallen.

When I was 6 years old, I snuck into my dad's bedroom and popped in the CD to Resident Evil 2 into the Playstation.

I was scared shitless after the intro, and turned the game off. About 3 months later, dad played it, and I was... scared shitless.

Few games scares me shitless nowadays. The scariest game I have played is Amnesia, a real masterpiece in horror gaming, and it is terrifying.

Back ca: 11 years. I now have played Resident Evil 2 and completed it. "Best game ever" was my 7 year old self's conclusion.

The experience has never been the same. Resident Evil 3: Nemesis was good. Resident Evil 4 was great. Then, something happened.

Resident Evil 5 came out. I regard this as trash. It isn't scary, not in the least. The pathetic attempts at fright didn't scare me, it had another effect, it pissed me off.

Resident Evil has always been considered a Survival Horror series, and it has been, until Resident Evil 4.

Yes, RE4 was a great game, but on the horror side, it was a bit lackluster.

Resident Evil 5. I... hate this game. It is an action game. It has nothing to do with Resident Evil as a Survival Horror game. It was a pathetic attempt at trying to be Für die Masse, and to make it worse, it is the end point of one of the greatest villains ever in gaming, Albert Wesker.

Redemption time...?

Resident Evil Sex-giraffe:

Labled as "going back to the roots of survival horror". This is the best of the Resident Evil games... when it comes to being the direct opposite of "going back to the roots of survival horror". This is CAPCOM's best-selling game of all time. It also is praised for how shit it was at launch. Buuuut... it is all about the $$$.

I was seriously hyped up for the game when I heard about CAPCOM FINALLY going back to the roots with zombies and shit. ...What did we get? I don't know.

I just do not know. I know that it was shit, and that a lot of people thought of it as such and hopefully these people learned something.

I expect Resident Evil 7 to be at E3. My thoughts? I have stopped to get hype for everything when trailers are shown overall as in-game engine, or as a "demo". This seems to mean that it is a version with extremely upscaled graphics to blow us away graphically. I'm sorry, just no. It will not work on me, but it may on the gullible. This is a really dickish phenomena that has been going on for a while now, not to forget Watch_Dogs' trailer that was... amazingly good looking, and whereas the finished product looked nowhere near as pretty as the demo.

CAPCOM is NOT doing good financially, and if they fuck RE7 up

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Ryan Davis, 1 month later.

1 month ago, we received the worst message ever to have hit us duders as fans, workers, and as a community of this site.

It feels odd listening to the Bombcast, and even weirder to see his desk during the mailbags. He is missed, a whole damn lot.

I still get teary-eyed and cry a bit when I think about him and the incredible impact that guy had on me, although I never had the pleasure of meeting him in person - nor talking to him.

Ryan may no longer be with us bodily, but in our memories he will bring us laughter and interesting thoughts as we reminisce. The content of this site, and also Gamespot among other things, will definitely have us remember him for as long as exists.

Never forgotten. Fiercely loved.

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5 new characters to Street Fighter IV!

In a few hours, CAPCOM will announce 5 new characters, whereas the 5:th has never been in a Street Fighter game before.

My suspicion? Asura, from Asura's Wrath. Do I have any evidence for this? Nope, absolutely not! ^-^

In a few hours, we'll know if Rolento, Hugo, Elena and Poison, along with Asura, really is intended for SSFIV.

The announcement is supposed to occur just before the EVO finals in SSFIV.

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gods and Ryan Davis, a pet-peeve.

I didn't want to post this in the Ryan Davis thread because it could start arguments, and I will not let that happen. That thread is for goodbyes, not arguments.

A lot of people ends with "god bless you", and "he's in a better place". This drives me insane. - 1. Nothing is better than being alive - being dead is not fun. How I know? Well I've been "dead" once, before I was born. Also, IF that was a better place, why the fuck be sad about it? - You all know deep inside that there is no better thing than being alive. - While it is a nice thought, thinking about Ryan up in the clouds (cause "heaven" has clouds, apparently), it isn't real. - His body can't move because he is DEAD, nor browse the internet to read your wonderful comments about his death and how much he has meant to all of us.

2. The "god" thing. - That's a weird way of "blessing" Ryan, right?

The fucking truth is that things happen, and no "deity" can do anything about anything, at all. Also, if death is a "blessing", why not just die? - Also, consider that Ryan may not even have been religious. Saying "god bless" doesn't equal irrational belief, it is more of a genetically inherited thing that people just say.

Celebrate his life, not his death. And don't you fucking dare try to find good things in his death, there ARE NONE.

Edit: Forgot to mention I just woke up from crying myself to sleep. I had dreams, about Ryan and Jeff, talking. - Does it mean anything? No. Just that when being hit with reality, it affects us, more than we think.

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Xbox - The Fall of a Mighty

A few problems I have with the console/teamxbox/microsoft.1. The FUCKING CANCELLATION OF THE E3 Q&A. (Biggest problem I have. They essentially say "Wanna know about the console?! Well, FUCK YOU!")

2. The very approach by Team Xbox about questions concerning the fucking console!3. UNCLEAR and UNANSWERED STATEMENTS and questions.4. DRM5. Always online. (YES, it has been said that you ONLY need to up the console ONCE every 24:th fucking hour.)6. "Family sharing" bullshit. Also see #1 and #3.

7. Inability to play YOUR GAMES on another console for more than ONE FUCKING HOUR.8. Manda-fucking-tory installation of ALL GAMES to a 500 GB HDD.

There is no going back, Xbox will fail with Xbox One. The console is doomed to fail us gamers.

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Xbox Forever - Announced today?

What would you say if the new console was called Xbox Forever?

Imagine a real PS fanatic having to say that. It is a pretty disgusting idea to name it that, but okay, I admit that it'd be a hilarious marketing decision having people say "Xbox Forever".

I've heard "Xbox Infninity" and "Xbox 720", along with "The Xbox", and "Xbox MIST" (MIcroSofT) which I came up with just now... What other good marketing names can you come up with? Perhaps even better that that of Microsoft themselves could come up with?

Now, for retarded reasons, I had a dream tonight which I just woke up from. In the dream, they announced it as "Xbox AC". But dreams are delusions, they always are, and always will be.

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The next big thing in MMOs?

Is it too much, or would it pressure people too much if hunger & sleep was implemented, along with "needs", such as peeing or shitting...?

Surely the creatures have the ability to pee/shit/getting hungry?

Imagine the following.. You fight a bad-ass boss, and things are going very well for you and your team. However, you need to take a dump. So, your focus goes down, constantly, and as a result, you won't do as well as you normally would.

Is this on the way into MMOs? What do you think? Would MMOs get better from including things such as hunger, and the other "needs"? Would hunters who kill creatures/farm crops actually pay a much more important role in that case?

Discuss! - What do you think, would MMOs get better from such things as these?

While we're at it - is there anything you'd like to see from the real world implemented into MMOs which seems to be oddly missing from it?


Sonic. A Childhood Hero Ruined.

Sonic The Hedgehog - One of my favorite videogame characters, ruined.

A few years back, he was an Icon of innovation, graphics, and speed.

Remember this li'l fella?

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So do I. I have fond memories of Sonic 1 and Sonic 2. At Sonic 3, things started to go downhill, but what happened? - 1. The gameplay felt slow. Sonic is about SPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEED, and while I appreciate a few puzzles, Sonic 3 just felt a lot like a puzzle to me. A boring one. Rarely were there speed-segments, and when there was, the sense of speed just wasn't there anymore.

Then there's this guy...

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This stranger made me HATE Sonic The Hedgehog. While I admire SEGA's wish to change, it shouldn't take as long as it has in order to figure out that the way they made the newer Sonic games was a FUCK-UP! - The newer Sonic games felt like on-rail games. Little to no exploration, nearly NO puzzles, and no Tails (for the most part).

Sonic 4.

This game.... is great! They went back to the good old times (makes me sound old... xD) with interesting new mechanics, the feeling of speed is back, FINALLY, oh and there were even a few puzzles!


This can be summed up in one word. Money.

I'll end on a soft note. Sonic is FUCKING DEAD! He is RUINED! And who ruined him? Take a wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiild guess. (Hint: $$$)

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