• frytup posted a message in the forum topic Schreier continues to dominate the Stadia schadenfreude beat. Google spent tens of millions for ports.. on the Google Stadia board

    The idea of Google senior management trying to understand video game development will never not be funny to me. It's just so far removed from the kind of engineering they're used to and so difficult t...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Game Sequels Only you would want. on the General Discussion board

    @imhungry said:Alpha Protocol would be my answer too but apparently there's at least 2 of us who want it! Hell, I'll settle for the original AP on Xbox back compat.But my actual answer is Sunset Over...

  • frytup posted a message on the post Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection, Blizzard Arcade Collection, and Capcom Arcade Stadium.

    @jacksmedulla said:Am I weird for loving the way Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection looks?Points to the devs for trying something, but when you make a game that trades very specifically on nostalgia, you...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic How are you "consuming" Giant Bomb?. on the General Discussion board

    I have the premium podcast feeds in Overcast. Non-premium videos I usually watch on youtube. Premium videos I either watch in a browser or through the Xbox app.Other than that, it's whatever GB stuff ...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Anthem NEXT officially cancelled by EA. on the Anthem board

    @bigsocrates said:@frytup: "EA bungled the management of Bioware so now maybe it's time to shut it down and for everyone to lose their jobs" is an absolutely wild take here.It's never okay when EA sh...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Anthem NEXT officially cancelled by EA. on the Anthem board

    It was always an ill-advised attempt to get Bioware to bail on their core competency and cash in on loot shooters. No offense to people who like those games, but there are plenty of other/better optio...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic More Games Like Planescape Torment. on the General Discussion board

    @aem2169 said: Thanks for getting back so quick! I keep hearing about Baldur's Gate 2 and Neverwinter Nights any input there?BG2 is pretty much the gold standard for "classic" (late 90s/early 2000s) ...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic NVIDIA is limiting the hash rate of cards (well, one of them) and re-launching mining cards. on the General Discussion board

    Hey, if they wait long enough eventually consumer cards will be useless for mining Ethereum. That strategy worked with Bitcoin.Looking forward to my 30 series card in 2024.

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Building a Plex server (never built before). on the General Discussion board

    @aktivity said:Plex uses very little resources if your streaming without transcoding. But depending on how you encode your media you may often find yourself transcoding. Plex likes some container for...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic danny o dwyer - Rotating Chair (West Coast Edition). on the General Discussion board

    @glots said:I imagine that while probably busy still, he can now more easily spare time for doing a podcast, since he can't exactly travel around the world to interview people...and while that's kind...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic What's a good SECOND Yakuza game to play?. on the Yakuza board

    I'd say Kiwami 2 is the second best game in the series. If you only want to play one more before Judgment or 7, go with that.

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic What did everyone think of GOTY 2020?. on the General Discussion board

    Very satisfying. Popping in live here and there and BSing with chat was a good time, and the discussions were productive."Efficient" probably isn't an especially complimentary way to describe GOTY del...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic r/wallstreetbets and Gamestonk. on the GameStop board

    Yeah, "let the markets burn" would be a wonderful sentiment if the vast majority of retirement funds weren't tied directly to it. And if interest rates weren't so low that dumping money in a savings a...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic More writing on Giant Bomb!. on the General Discussion board

    @judoboy said:I think I'm realizing I actually want more blog-like writing than written reviews. Yes. Writing reviews may not be worth the time investment, but writing which doesn't require finishing...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic What's your ideal lifestyle?. on the Off-Topic board

    Buy a house half a mile from the nearest neighbor. Or at least as far as I can get and still have decent internet.Build a home gym.Sleep.Never work again.

  • frytup posted a message on the post Rami Ismail's Top Games of 2020.

    I was a massive flight sim nerd in my teens. Back then, MSFS would have been the thing I spent hundreds of hours on. Cut to now and I dedicated a total of perhaps an hour to the game before moving on....

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Tv or Monitor and Ryzen or Intel. on the General Discussion board

    @gloveslipper said: My budget is pretty high as I don’t want to upgrade for awhile. Around 2k total.Assuming your PC is intended almost entirely for gaming, I'd suggest you're better off going Intel....

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Tv or Monitor and Ryzen or Intel. on the General Discussion board

    What's your budget?

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Need a new monitor! 1440p or Ultrawide? G-Sync? 120hz? HDR? Aargh!. on the General Discussion board

    As someone who's been running 1440/144Hz on a 1070 for over a year, I can tell you that getting a stable frame rate at reasonably high settings with most AAA games is a struggle. You're definitely goi...