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7:10 PM on 06.10.2008

This is was the day I realised how Street fighter 4 will rock me.

I was never really good at SF2 and I didn't even know there was a SF3. I'm more a Dead or Alive and tekken man. I didn't think SF4 was special or something. I thought it was just going to be another SF. I think I'm wrong, The trailer at the bottom blew my mind.
IT LOOKS SO GOOOODDDD. I am acually hyped for this game, and i'll do my best to get good in it. I like the look of the new characters, but I just love the style.
[embed]90050:12144[/embed]   read


6:11 PM on 06.10.2008

Wow EA your football 'simulator' sucks.

I love football. I think it rocks,


If you were lured in here cause you thought this was about madden then you fail. this about the european version of win. For you americans its called soccer. for the rest of the world it's football.

In case you didn't know the european championship finals started saturday. The tourney has 4 poules followed by quarter finals and eventually a final. the favorites italy are in the pool of death. which includes: The Netherlands (my favorite), France, and romania. this is the pool with the most quality and only two teams will go to the next round. The netherlands are not in most bookies top 5 teams lists.

I'm a big fan of the pro evo soccer series made by konami, so every chance I can get to take a cheap shot at EA's fifa series I take. Not because I'm a fanboy but because I hate EA with a passion, and i don't like their fifa series.

What EA has done is simulate the whole tournament. they say portugal will be champions(I hate the portugal team) and that they will beat italy in the final. they also say that the netherlands are chanceless.

The Netherlands played italy yesterday and won 3-0. this is embarrissing for the italians who are world champs.

[embed]90041:12139[/embed]

this is the original post i dont feel like translating (I can without babel fish so im just lazy)

Jammer maar helaas. Het Nederlandse Elftal begint vanavond pas met de eerste wedstrijd tegen Italië, maar het is bij voorbaat al een verloren strijd. Electronic Arts heeft met behulp van haar game UEFA 2008 namelijk een simulatie gedraaid en daaruit blijkt dat Italië en Frankrijk de groepswinnaars zullen worden.

Uiteindelijk zullen Italië en Portugal de twee sterkste landen blijken en in de finale tegenover elkaar komen te staan. Hierin zal Portugal met 2-1 als sterkste over de brug komen. Dit mede dankzij Cristiano Ronaldo, die topscorer van het toernooi wordt.

Of de simulatie het bij het rechte eind heeft of de werkelijkheid toch echt onmogelijk te voorspellen is zal de komende weken blijken. Tot die tijd kun je jouw voorspelling kwijt in de onderstaande reacties. Veel voetbalplezier gewenst!   read


3:37 PM on 06.10.2008

What is the second game i should get for my ps3?

So i'm getting the mgs4 ps3 bundle, and after I have completed the game I am going to want a second game. What should I get ? I have a list of games that look interesting.

Warhawk


I looks like fun and I think it will be a good game to play online. It's also the cheapest of the games on my list. Is it fun online? And do people play it a lot?

Motorstorm


Good game? does it have enough replay value? is it fun to play?

Resistence: FoM


I don't know about this one. It looks alright but console shooters don't really give me the chills. I liked time splitters 2 and halo 1 but the rest just don't do it for me.
Will this game be any different?

Virtua tennis 3 or similar


I liked top spin. But it got a bit boring after a while. Is this game different? Is it good fun? Is it worth the money?

Uncharted: Drakes fortune


Ive heard good things and bad things about this game. do the good outweigh the bad? Will it compell me to the end? Will I want to complete it?

And last but not least.
GT5 prologue


I loved GT2 and I love Forza 2. is this game worth a purchase over other games in this list?   read


3:55 PM on 06.08.2008

scammers keep me from the second hand market

Because of metal gear solid 4 I am now in the market for a ps3. I love buying new consoles. I love going real early to a store the day after I got enough money to buy a console. I love picking the new console up from the stand and looking contemplating in the games section of this console. It feels so good. It feels even better when you get t the register and pay in cash, walk out the store acting paranoid as if someone is going to steal it, after this I always get in the car with my dad who was nice enough to bring me to the shop. All I do in the car is read EVERYTHING on the box. When I get home with console in hand I always call some people over to open my BRAND NEW console (excuse the caps).



Above is one of those orgasmic feelings I get with new consoles. But sometimes I have to resort to second hand.
I love second hand stuff, as long as it is older than a ps1 I will buy second hand. When a console gets newer than the ps1 generation I feel like i'm stepping on thin ice.
See you can drop a snes from a ladder and it might survive but a ps2 will probaly explode in pieces. The technology is much too breakable these days, And even a console that looks good might be broken somewhere. But because consoles are so expensive I dont have a lot of choice.

But there is a big problem these days with the online second hand games and consoles. There are too many scammers they mostly roam on sites like craigslist, we in holland dont have craigslist, we have Markt plaats market place in english . Now you have two kinds of scammers in my eyes:

The obvious: mostly bad english and/or from Nigeria(sorry but it is true). Sells the console for really ridiculous low prices. Will do stupid things to get you to pay. (ship
internationally for free) they also often use western express or unknown banks

the best con men: these guys are the adders in the tall grass they wait passively for pray and con you in more subtle ways that you'll notice after.


O wait theres also the plain stupid that tried to be an elite conner.
[embed]89714:12067[/embed]


In the past 2 days ive encountered atleast 4 scammers on my quest to a ps3. These encounters were once with selling my psp and the rest with looking for a ps3. The one that had me interested more than I was comfortable with was an ad that was offering 80 gig ps3s with mgs4 which is not coming to europe anytime soon. So I took a look and asked a few questions. The reason I even tried was because the ad said this guy was based in amsterdam. That would be the best because I live in amsterdam and always like to know what im buying. He replied with bad english while the ad was in dutch and after another question he said he was based in london. Wait what? So I told him that I couldn't afford shipping. And he replied that he would pay shipping. Well seemed unlikely cause shipping from england to the netherlands for a ps3 should be around 60 euros. That would kill his profit. So I bailed.

The experience with the potential buyer of my psp was obvious:

Hello Seller, i am Anita Ingram from Belgium and am happy to be the buyer of your item bove . I want to know if the present condition of the item is as described as am buying it as a gift for my Husband. I want to pay you immediately for the item today so that the package can be shipped asap. and i will be very grateful if you could help me ship this item to him via TNTPOST AANGETEKEND and i want you to get back to me with the total cost of this item plus shipping and also with your Bank account details this will help me to transfer the money into your Bank account and the money will be transfered from my bank Citi Bank please i am ready to send u your money first before u send the item so i want you to get back to me ontime with all i requested for and am not too good in dutch and i will like this deal to be completed in English and here is my Husband shipping address Name: Adebayo Tunde Address:25 road 7 City ; ile ife State :osun state Zip code:234036 Country:Nigeria

The funny thing is that her spelling is spot on but the grammar is a bit off. The big give away is the nigeria part.
But just to be sure If this was a serious person wanting my psp sorry Anita Ingram

I didn't reply to keep me safer.

of course there are people that are not scammers and i have had contact with a few. still i only want a ps3 and mgs, and maybe resistence or something else. but alot of the ads are out of my budget

Ill probaly buy a new ps3 so I can have that experience that I love so much.   read


7:00 PM on 06.07.2008

I got hideo kojima's autograph. epic experience gives me epic giggles.

Hideo kojima the one man that changed my gaming taste, was in amsterdam 2day. Of all places he could of gone he came to amsterdam. I was shocked surprised and very happy with the news. The event was at Media Markt Amsterdam. And he was going to start at 3 o'clock so I made sure I was there as early as possible.
I was there at about 11 and brought a friend and my psp and ds to pass the time. It was an epic wait, there were only 2 people infront of me in the line, they were 2 girls, yep girls and these girls were the definition to hardcore gamers. one of them had a well done tatoo on her back of snake in that mgs art style. she also had a very unique and very cool foxhound tattoo with a foxhound on her arm.

I mean these were the 2 best gaming tattoos Ive seen ever. While the other girl seemed far from hardcore and just a friend of the girl with the tattoos she was very nice. She overheard me talking about ninja gaiden 2 and she turned to me. “oe thats a fun game. Completed it last night. Pretty easy tho.” I stood there stunned and just replied that super:O.
I thought I was pretty hardcore for a mgs fan but I was blown away by the amount of unique items brought to get signed. One guy had a very rare mgs 3 subsistence limited edition he wanted to get signed. I only had mgs2 and 1 with me these are my favorite mgs games so I really wanted them signed. The line stretched about 5 isles when hideo started. I was only aloud to have one item signed so I chose the nicest looking cover. Which is mgs2 in my opinion. It has artwork galore and is just plain beautiful.

I also met takeshi we didnt have a long time cause he wanted a place in the line. but it was nice to finally meat a fellow dtoid member.

I tried a little japanese on him and the art director and they really were nice to me:) and replied to me in japanese. I actually understood and replied again and then shook his hand and said goodbye, thank you for making games, I hope you keep on making great games and asked him if he was gonna make a new snatcher. He laughed and just raised his shoulders.
I never thought id ever get fanboy giggles but today I did. It was great and It was so worth the wait.
Also, I think that these events do work because after the event I wanted to play it so bad that I put up a ad to sell my wii and psp so I could get a ps3. Just to play mgs4.
For your entertainment a little clippie of the action jacked from youtube.
[embed]89643:12032[/embed]   read


2:20 AM on 06.03.2008

your favorite game music accapella. EPIC?


Well if you are bored and have nothing to do then check these songs out. they are pretty short but fun enough to well have fun.
there are final fantasy songs, zelda, donkey kong. all done in sweet mouth sounds.
links adventure
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11:59 AM on 05.28.2008

"If you love it, change it": dead rising is not perfect

ahhhhhhhh, dead rising. some people say its perfect. it isn't. it has loads of flaws. but the game idea itself is so good and so well executed that the flaws don't matter. If a DR2 comes out then these flaws should be fixed.



first the story:(skip of course if you already played the game)

YOU are American reporter frank west. Also known as total idiot asshole from idiotville. You come flying in a helicopter because you want that big scoop you have been waiting for for a good time. You are a badass because you are an ex war reporter. You land on a mall surrounded by zombies and here your adventure starts. Well not really, the mall is pretty safe because the zombies have not broken in yet. this all changes when a stupid (cunt) ladie opens the door to get her dog from outside. Your first reaction will be like: "oh wtf is that? stupid bitch!!"
but I'm glad it happened. because otherwise this game would not be very long.
There are 3 kinds of people.
1. survivors, generally friendly people that you can save.
2.Psychopaths. these people are crazy, you can choose to fight most of them.
3. Zombies. Big part of the game, very important.

of course your goal is survival and this can be achieved with:

1. weapons from all around (park bench, katana, lawnmower)
2. eating food.
3. avoiding zombies.

there is a level system and a attack upgrade system. By taking funny gory or erotic pictures you can earn “cc points” this is really just experience. You can also get those points by killing zombies in a great way.

Dead rising is my favorite xbox360 exclusive. i've completed it loads of times. and have (i
think) all the achievements. It's a fun game and very rewarding but. some options the developers and some ideas the developer used, are pretty poor ones. and if you just start out with the game, these get you killed real easy. and when you are further in the game just annoy one to death or frustration.

DIFFICULTY:

the difficulty of the game is in the start extremely high. you only have like 4 bars of health which you go through in an instant when you are trapped by 3000 zombies. to recover all you need is a good amound of food. different food give different amounts of HP. The Hp is upgradable with some good old leveling.
But on level 1 you have 5 bars and no special moves. It’s a hard game in the start. This is the greatest obstacle for beginners of the game. They die at the first boss. This is because of a number of reasons.:

1. Health. Why would you have so little hp at the start.
2.only a handgun to fight him.
3. He has the highground
4. And a smg.
This makes the first boss one of the hardest to complete because you have no idea what you are doing. You don’t have to beat him but if you don’t you fail at the games story and have to act like you have a reason to live.

In the game there are a good amount of psycopaths ranging from cultists to crazy clowns. They are really funny but are extremely hard. They are harder than any of the story bosses, this leads me to suspect that capcom purposely made them this hard so they could enlongen the game. This is not a 1 play through game, you will complete this game multiple times if you want to rock. And this is all because of the difficulty. You can not complete the game with level one skills and you will not kill and explore everything in the given storyline within your first play through its just too hard. Now the zombies themselfs are not that hard to kill, with the range of weapons they are fairly simple. But surrounding you with thousands of zombies makes the game harder in the start of the game. And in my opinion less fun. This brings me to my second point



ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

I’d rather have quality not quantity. I’d rather have a less dense zombie population and have more divers zombies. Even though the zombie isn’t known for its intelligence it would be nice to have artificial intelligence. It’s really a point A to point B system in this game. They are point A and your brains are point B. They want to get to you and you want to keep your brains within your skull. But rather less zombies that are really hard to kill and are pretty smart then the .stupid zombies.
Now this flaw of course is hard to see because there are so many zombies and that they all want your brains, and in a way you are the center of attention . But it makes the game repetetive. Id also rather have more kinds of different zombies. Like in resident evil.

And talking about resident evil this is exactly the opposite. Resident evil is creepy, this is fun. Resident evil has a few zombies. This has cities of zombies. Residnt evil you have a gun and a knife. Here you have a park bench and a plasma tv.



The level system

After a good few hours of play you level up and you will be able to do more moves and you will have more hp. But the level system is again a reason this is a more than one time play through.
All the good fun attacks are unlocked in the last levels and your hp goes up devishly slowly. I’d rather have a more choice specific level system, where I can choose if I want more hp or a new attack. I know I have not used as many attacks as I have hp recovery items. So I would of preferred more health over fun attacks. Also if you don’t take pictures or go around killing every zombie you see you will not level fast. More like slow poke slow. It took me 53000 zombies to get to level 44 and im still not in the last level. So if you don’t commit to all the aspects of the game you will never complete it.

The control system.

This will annoy you time after time. The controls are terribly loose. And the animations are very stiff. So you can want to turn around to hit someone but you cant because you suck. There isn’t really a fault with the buttons, it’s more of a problem with frank west moving like an ass. Also this has the very annoying jump like an idiot system.

Save game system.

Now this is where most people fail. The save system. The game is already hard in the start but if you don’t get good at it fast you will hate the game. The sve system is a one file affair. You can only save over your progress. Also the savepoints are spread so far apart that if your in trouble you might as well reset your console try again without getting into trouble. The game is hard enough as it is why there is a piece of crap save system is beyond me. Improve improve improve
.
The simple stuff.

The size of the letters in the game that hold vital information is crazy small. The time in the story to do fun stuff is stupidly short. The survivors are as stupid as the zombies. And there are not enough savepoints.

The reason I love the game.

Even though this game is flawed, the game stil sucks me in. It has diversity and is fun if you understand it. The characters are funny and unique and it is short enough to have fun with for a hour.

If you haven’t played this game buy it it rocks, but only if you liek killing milions of zombies with shower heads.   read


9:31 AM on 05.28.2008

Guitar hero ds. this is worst video ever (wiggle wiggle)

I'm serious this is not for the faint hearted.
[embed]87928:11651[/embed]

I mean really. come on. what the fuck.

ALSO, WIGGLE WIGGLE   read


9:51 PM on 05.27.2008

"If you love it, change it": Dead Rising

ahhhhhhhh, dead rising. some people say its perfect. it isn't. it has loads of flaws. but the game idea itself is so good and so well executed that the flaws don't matter. If a DR2 comes out then these flaws should be fixed.



first the story:(skip of course if you already played the game)

YOU are American reporter frank west. Also known as total idiot asshole from idiotville. You come flying in a helicopter because you want that big scoop you have been waiting for for a good time. You are a badass because you are an ex war reporter. You land on a mall surrounded by zombies and here your adventure starts. Well not really, the mall is pretty safe because the zombies have not broken in yet. this all changes when a stupid (cunt) ladie opens the door to get her dog from outside. Your first reaction will be like: "oh wtf is that? stupid bitch!!"
but I'm glad it happened. because otherwise this game would not be very long.
There are 3 kinds of people.
1. survivors, generally friendly people that you can save.
2.Psychopaths. these people are crazy, you can choose to fight most of them.
3. Zombies. Big part of the game, very important.

of course your goal is survival and this can be achieved with:

1. weapons from all around (park bench, katana, lawnmower)
2. eating food.
3. avoiding zombies.

there is a level system and a attack upgrade system. By taking funny gory or erotic pictures you can earn “cc points” this is really just experience. You can also get those points by killing zombies in a great way.

Dead rising is my favorite xbox360 exclusive. i've completed it loads of times. and have (i
think) all the achievements. It's a fun game and very rewarding but. some options the developers and some ideas the developer used, are pretty poor ones. and if you just start out with the game, these get you killed real easy. and when you are further in the game just annoy one to death or frustration.

DIFFICULTY:

the difficulty of the game is in the start extremely high. you only have like 4 bars of health which you go through in an instant when you are trapped by 3000 zombies. to recover all you need is a good amound of food. different food give different amounts of HP. The Hp is upgradable with some good old leveling.
But on level 1 you have 5 bars and no special moves. It’s a hard game in the start. This is the greatest obstacle for beginners of the game. They die at the first boss. This is because of a number of reasons.:

1. Health. Why would you have so little hp at the start.
2.only a handgun to fight him.
3. He has the highground
4. And a smg.
This makes the first boss one of the hardest to complete because you have no idea what you are doing. You don’t have to beat him but if you don’t you fail at the games story and have to act like you have a reason to live.

In the game there are a good amount of psycopaths ranging from cultists to crazy clowns. They are really funny but are extremely hard. They are harder than any of the story bosses, this leads me to suspect that capcom purposely made them this hard so they could enlongen the game. This is not a 1 play through game, you will complete this game multiple times if you want to rock. And this is all because of the difficulty. You can not complete the game with level one skills and you will not kill and explore everything in the given storyline within your first play through its just too hard. Now the zombies themselfs are not that hard to kill, with the range of weapons they are fairly simple. But surrounding you with thousands of zombies makes the game harder in the start of the game. And in my opinion less fun. This brings me to my second point



ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

I’d rather have quality not quantity. I’d rather have a less dense zombie population and have more divers zombies. Even though the zombie isn’t known for its intelligence it would be nice to have artificial intelligence. It’s really a point A to point B system in this game. They are point A and your brains are point B. They want to get to you and you want to keep your brains within your skull. But rather less zombies that are really hard to kill and are pretty smart then the .stupid zombies.
Now this flaw of course is hard to see because there are so many zombies and that they all want your brains, and in a way you are the center of attention . But it makes the game repetetive. Id also rather have more kinds of different zombies. Like in resident evil.

And talking about resident evil this is exactly the opposite. Resident evil is creepy, this is fun. Resident evil has a few zombies. This has cities of zombies. Residnt evil you have a gun and a knife. Here you have a park bench and a plasma tv.



The level system

After a good few hours of play you level up and you will be able to do more moves and you will have more hp. But the level system is again a reason this is a more than one time play through.
All the good fun attacks are unlocked in the last levels and your hp goes up devishly slowly. I’d rather have a more choice specific level system, where I can choose if I want more hp or a new attack. I know I have not used as many attacks as I have hp recovery items. So I would of preferred more health over fun attacks. Also if you don’t take pictures or go around killing every zombie you see you will not level fast. More like slow poke slow. It took me 53000 zombies to get to level 44 and im still not in the last level. So if you don’t commit to all the aspects of the game you will never complete it.

The control system.

This will annoy you time after time. The controls are terribly loose. And the animations are very stiff. So you can want to turn around to hit someone but you cant because you suck. There isn’t really a fault with the buttons, it’s more of a problem with frank west moving like an ass. Also this has the very annoying jump like an idiot system.

Save game system.

Now this is where most people fail. The save system. The game is already hard in the start but if you don’t get good at it fast you will hate the game. The sve system is a one file affair. You can only save over your progress. Also the savepoints are spread so far apart that if your in trouble you might as well reset your console try again without getting into trouble. The game is hard enough as it is why there is a piece of crap save system is beyond me. Improve improve improve
.
The simple stuff.

The size of the letters in the game that hold vital information is crazy small. The time in the story to do fun stuff is stupidly short. The survivors are as stupid as the zombies. And there are not enough savepoints.

The reason I love the game.

Even though this game is flawed, the game stil sucks me in. It has diversity and is fun if you understand it. The characters are funny and unique and it is short enough to have fun with for a hour.

If you haven’t played this game buy it it rocks, but only if you liek killing milions of zombies with shower heads.   read


4:30 PM on 05.12.2008

Is your license plate Liberty city as well? Here's a comic for you.



I like ctrl alt del. Its funnier than penny arcade in my opinion.   read


8:26 PM on 05.03.2008

What is: your favorite under rated game ever?

thats what I want to know. tell me.
Mine is rogue trooper for all kinds of systems.
  read


3:15 PM on 03.31.2008

My gaming rig (update in a way)

I've been gaming since 1998. In all that time i've pretty much devoted all my time in to playing games. but that means you have to have a lot of stuff to fill that time. I have loads of stuff. What you are gonna see in these pics isn't even half of my ps1 collection. the rest is all in my cellar

Lets start with the overview shall we? this is the left side of my console setup.


A little more detail shall we have.


zoom in.


my ps2, xbox(360), pc(1/4th of what i have)


straight view.


right side view. spot the 360.


My pride games, these are games that i've collected over the years. also, boxed snes games
the middle one is yoshi's island


I forgot a photo




HOLY FUCK i was posting all this crap when this came in.

raiden project pocket fighter and you can see what else. Import rulez.

I WAS going to talk some more but smash has priority. CIAOSSU



BRAWL   read





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