• mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic $250 for a diskless Xbox. on the Xbox One board

    yeah, without a compelling new service or feature that’s a hard pass for me.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Wired exclusive on the next Sony console. on the General Discussion board

    no real shockers here. but i am glad they appear to be taking a hardware-centric approach. it will be interesting to see how the market speaks when we have google going ham on streaming, microsoft wit...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Rate the Last Show you Binged. on the Off-Topic board

    not enough people in my life have seen 'godless' on netflix. it's a limited run series (only 7 episodes, which i deeply respect)- and as far as modern westerns go, it's outstanding. jeff daniels is a...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic I've been pretty dissapointed by the Switch. on the Nintendo Switch board

    what type of games do you normally play? and yeah- if you're the type to have a podcast, movie or discord up on a second screen at all times, i could see why the switch experience might not do it for...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Why is everyone hating on Epic over exclusives?. on the PC board

    @dudeglove: to be fair, everything i hear about HL2 on steam sounds like a shitshow so fair enough. but i think that's a different situation given it's a first-party game. i don't think anyone is ragi...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Why is everyone hating on Epic over exclusives?. on the PC board

    @dudeglove said: Steam was absolute dogshit for several years and the only reason people even put up with it was because it was one of the few places you could play a particular game exclusively. Sou...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Why is everyone hating on Epic over exclusives?. on the PC board

    @baconhound said:^I've seen this conversation come up a number of times too, and every time, there are a handful of folks saying things like "give me a reason to use the service" or "make the product...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Two new Switch models discussion. on the Nintendo Switch board

    really don't see the 'pro' offering much more than a premium screen (1080p undocked with better quality image) and maybe better battery or slimmer form factor.they will drop in a hotter tegra but i be...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Sweaty merch requests?. on the Off-Topic board

    i only really sweat from my forehead. gb sweatbands or bandanas plz.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Sony streaming a PlayStation news event on March 25th. on the PlayStation board

    @lego_my_eggo said:I think you are reading way to into this thing. They have basically said this is a show they have been planing on doing and are going to do every so often just to show off games, a...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic The effect of Google Stadia on the gaming industry. on the General Discussion board

    regarding the impact of stadia itself- i thought this editorial makes a salient point- it's quite likely stadia is google's business response to amazon and twitch (and less likely a sudden 'passion pr...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Obsidians new RPG (The Outer Worlds) no longer coming to Steam until 2020. on the The Outer Worlds Forum board

    @frytup said: This is all about 30% vs 12%.^one hundo. i don't blame the devs for doing right by themselves- but i'm also not going to pretend that the epic vs. valve fight is somehow good guys vs. b...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic The effect of Google Stadia on the gaming industry. on the General Discussion board

    @reap3r160 said: All this said, the reaction to this announcement is the EXACT same as when streaming started becoming dominant in both music and video. Now, streaming is the accepted dominant form o...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic The effect of Google Stadia on the gaming industry. on the General Discussion board

    in terms of the product google is selling- seems neat. could be great, could be lackluster- it might be a mix of both (great under ideal conditions with a small set of compelling exclusives, but then ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post 575: Thousand-Player Battle Royale.

    google certainly talks a big game- until it’s real product i’mma cool it on the koolaid.

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Episode 198.

    @crimsonjester said:Edited By CrimsonJester • when they were talking about their favorite videos it really made me sad they really don't do that kind of work anymore, I know it takes a huge amount of...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Episode 198.

    ha, that's the last time beastcast gets sent beer.

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Mass Effect 2 - Part 06.

    @thechris said:TheChris • “Rage is a hell of an anesthetic” love Zaeed.this line is so good, and would be so terrible without Robin Sachs' delivery. some of my favourite voice acting in the game- you...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Google is showing off their gaming controller. on the General Discussion board

    this is slightly OT, but i cannot understand the bit of hype surrounding this thing. even if it is 100% real deal and works flawlessly under real world conditions- google has an awful track record of ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Anyone here interested in this game?. on the Days Gone board

    in a post-'The Last of Us' world, just speaking honestly- it's an uphill battle getting me to care about this game. the story would have to do something unique with the characters and setting...and f...