• ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic The Surge is Dead Space and Dark Souls rolled into one and I'm all in. on the The Surge board

    As someone who isn't a big Souls fan I really liked the Surge its moment to moment gameplay is terrific the limb system is quite addictive, every new area you enter is like shopping for body parts. Th...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic stadia vs geforce now. on the Bombcast board

    GeForce Now is a wholly different beast it's streaming for your exisiting library and also the plan once out of beta is to charge for time spent, it's never going to be mass market.Joe public buying t...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Google Stadia's $9.99 Pro tier gets you "ONE free game a month". on the Google Stadia Forum board

    @gundato: That's part of the point, would such light spenders be enough to keep Stadia afloat.And how many non-gamers have a controller lying about? Instant access wouldn't be so instant.With Google's...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Has Microsoft done enough the past few years to lead again next generation?. on the General Discussion board

    @humanity: VGChartz numbers are not reliable but the gist of its true the PS4 is leading about 2-1 its not a close race at all.

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Has Microsoft done enough the past few years to lead again next generation?. on the General Discussion board

    Looking at the poll a lot of folks are on different planet.70-80% of XB1 sales are from the US the PS4 has been above Xbox every month except two for nearly five years the gap between the two has alwa...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Has Microsoft done enough the past few years to lead again next generation?. on the General Discussion board

    @justin258: For all the ills of the PS3 it outsold the 360 from day 1 (PS3 selling faster than Xbox 360 in US) and eventually just about sold more (Figures Show PS3 Has Finally Outsold The 360).

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Hottest Mess Waiting Room 2019. on the General Discussion board

    EA needs to actually manage their studios they're too hands off, EA should have stepped in well before Andromeda & Anthem went off the rails or even failed to get going at all.Dice is easily hot m...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Hottest Mess Waiting Room 2019. on the General Discussion board

    @magnetphonics: IMHO these issues the are a subset of the true hot mess of "The complete unsustainability of game development on many scales."Whenever a studio closes or a publisher does something bon...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Market Size for Pervy Games?. on the General Discussion board

    A lot of adult games tend to be dating sims and visual novels, your typical AAA game will have nowhere near the sexual content you'll see in something like Game of Thrones. Considering gaming tends to...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Has Microsoft done enough the past few years to lead again next generation?. on the General Discussion board

    MS has done almost everything right from game pass, refunds, cross play and backwards compatibility but for all the goodwill its made no difference to XB1 sales and the only thing that will is games, ...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic I can't tell if the hype for Death Stranding is ironic. on the Hideo Kojima board

    Never played Metal Gear Solid the franchise hasn't done anything for me, but I'm all in on Death Stranding.I'm expecting a typical stealth third person action game intercut with bonkers 15-20min cutsc...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic There's a new half-hour gameplay clip. on the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order board

    It's a remarkable achievement to make Star Wars look this boring, you can't describe your game as a metroidvania-lite and show a 30-minute linear gameplay demo with no exploration or any backtracking ...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic E3 is Broken. on the General Discussion board

    E3 started as a trade show for game publishers to sell their end of year titles to retailers it has morphed well beyond that, and the fact that everyone descends to one place for a few days hoping to ...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Data Dump: Who Won E3 2019?. on the E3 2019 board

    Despite the lack of announcements we have good stuff coming I think MS in particular could and should have had a much better presentation. The xCloud stuff was awfully vague and only really confirmed ...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic For now, DICE has revitalized Battlefield V with a new trailer and roadmap. on the Battlefield V board

    BFV has so many aggravating issues that drive me up the wall constantly added pointless new game modes with firestorm being a major waste of time and I don't think assignments should be in the game pe...

  • ThePanzini posted a message in the forum topic Weird e3 and a Weird Industry. on the General Discussion board

    A year away from the next generation its clear no one wanted to show anything new which I find surprising because it was perferect opportunity for somebody to have a Watchdogs moment and grab all the ...