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Old 05-07-2011, 01:40 PM   #4291
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Old 05-07-2011, 07:24 PM   #4292
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Now with Homefront.

Let's see wassup
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Old 05-08-2011, 07:30 PM   #4293
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Wicked

Glad I bought used at GameStop.

Not impressed. Granted, no hi-speed interwebs at the house, so no multiplayer time under my belt.
Feels too guided and the characters step in your line of fire and stand in doorways constantly. Single player was short, I buzzed thru it in about 3.5hrs playing time. And watched all the cut scenes.

I'm taking it back
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:26 AM   #4294
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The multi was ok, stopped playing it after about a week, so that should tell you what your missing...

Just finished Portal 2, f'n amazing... loved the plot twists and voice acting.
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Old 05-09-2011, 03:25 PM   #4295
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Just finished Portal 2, f'n amazing... loved the plot twists and voice acting.
I'm in the middle of it right now. This is now one of my favorite all time games. I didn't think it would be possible to outdo Portal 1.
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:12 PM   #4296
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I just got an e-mail that they are giving 100 dollar off coupons for the PS3....guess there has been a major sales hit now that it has no online play.
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:18 PM   #4297
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I just got an e-mail that they are giving 100 dollar off coupons for the PS3....guess there has been a major sales hit now that it has no online play.
Not just online play but it locks you out of Netflix as well.
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:34 PM   #4298
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Well fuck, I was thinking of trading my ps3 in on a Xbox. I'd probably be lucky if they offered $50 for it now.
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:39 PM   #4299
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Not just online play but it locks you out of Netflix as well.
Watching it on my 360 right now

The PS3 has a blu-ray but from what I've been reading the 360 is a better all around experience....plus everyone I know has one and only a handful of PS3's and there are a lot of hardcore gamers in that group.
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Old 05-10-2011, 12:08 AM   #4300
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Atleast with no online I wont have to suffer through there 700meg "patches" any more
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Old 05-10-2011, 07:13 AM   #4301
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Not just online play but it locks you out of Netflix as well.
Really? I watched 3 movies on my PS3/Netflix on Sunday and I believe the network was down then, wasn't it?
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Old 05-10-2011, 08:04 AM   #4302
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Not just online play but it locks you out of Netflix as well.
I've been watching Netflix this whole time. Just keep attempting to log-in and ignore the "maintenance" messages.
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Old 05-10-2011, 11:52 AM   #4303
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Atleast with no online I wont have to suffer through there 700meg "patches" any more
Just wait for the 3 Gig patch when they come back online.
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Old 05-11-2011, 03:29 AM   #4304
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So my buddy picked up the newest Socom with the PS move package.

The verdict is still out. I like the idea of aiming something at the screen to shoot... but combining that with the movement of the character, especailly in 3rd person is hard to get used to. Also you don't aim down any sights on your little plastic gun thing, you just follow the cursor on your screen. I think with some tweaking it will improve.

Still waiting on Matrix style virtual reality for wargames where i can aim down a sight and experience real recoil. Just not the feeling of getting shot ;)
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Old 05-12-2011, 07:53 AM   #4305
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Been borrowing a bluray player from my parents ever since they bought a newer one.

I found out why a few months back as the one I borrowed doesn't have enough system memory to make it all the way through a movie without running out. Usually about half way.

Back before Christmas my playstation got the YLOD and due to a limited amount of funds and various other life changes I just stuck it in a box. Ever since I've mostly lost interest in video games. I still enjoy them, but I've just got too many other things going on to have it worth being something to put money into.

A couple of days ago I decided to dig it out to either fix it or trash it and sell the games.

Did some research and found that most likely it's failure was due to the solder on the GPU and CPU not having lead in it (because it's marketed to kids under 12) so it has a tendency to fracture after a given amount of use and cause a "general hardware failure" condition (IE the yellow light).

So I borrowed my brothers two stage Milwaukee heat gun, stripped the machine down, and spent about 2min heating the mother board on the low (750*) setting and then another 4-5min heating the GPU and CPU specifically to reheat and revoke the solder to bridge the connections. Let it sit for 30min untouched and out it back together.











SUCCESS!!!!

She lives once again!!

Now I can ditch this POS samsung bluray player!
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