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  Topic: The PSP Thread (now with Vita!)
Mr Waffle

Replies: 623
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PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:18 pm   Subject: The PSP Thread (now with Vita!)
I bought a Vita from the EB website sale, $198. Didn't really want the bonus stull you can get in the $248 packs so it was better for me.

I'm really impressed with the hardware and design, it's an ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:39 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
All the guys on the mission get a bit of XP, but yeah, kills gets the most. It's not too hard to help a rookie get the last shot, usually gotta flank with them to make sure you get it. Or use a grenad ...
  Topic: The Official "I'm going to Japan, help pls" thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 1159
Views: 338992

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:43 pm   Subject: The Official "I'm going to Japan, help pls" thread
If I recall correctly we have at least one ex-NOVA employee around...


Japan TimesEx-Nova language school founder Sahashi's two-year prison term finalized
Kyodo

The Supreme Court has rejected ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:20 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Yeah, I definitely don't recommend playing Iron Man in your first playthrough. You'll need a full run to really understand the ins and outs of the skills, aliens, and combat... not to mention what thi ...
  Topic: Nate Silver wins U.S. Election
Mr Waffle

Replies: 21
Views: 4578

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:41 pm   Subject: Nate Silver wins U.S. Election
I was surprised how quickly it was all over. I was watching the live updates on CNN and they only had ~50 electoral votes each, went out for a while, then by the time I got home Obama had already won. ...
  Topic: The XBox 360 Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 5207
Views: 752384

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:21 am   Subject: The XBox 360 Thread
Hah yeah, I thought of Metroid Prime too, I love the new HUD.

The story is interesting, definitely a different approach than previous Halo games... love the multiplayer, I normally don't care for ...
  Topic: RedBull Stratos
Mr Waffle

Replies: 12
Views: 2786

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:53 pm   Subject: RedBull Stratos
I'm amazed at the amount of "I don't like Red Bull so I'm not going to watch this" etc hatred going around. Did I miss Red Bull punching babies and kicking kittens or something? Sure, it's a ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:20 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
http://www.darksiders.com/blog-post/darksiders-ii-crow-armor-set-giveaway

Thanks for that, have it on order from Zavvi, hopefully will get it in the mail before then. Absolutely adored the first ga ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:33 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
I thought "Ooh! XCOM demo!" until you said it was 6GB. Shocked

Yeah, it's not really worth it, since there's actually only about 5 minutes of gameplay amongst all the talking and scripted ...
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 11:12 am   Subject: PC Gaming Thread
Whoring this out because I really like the look of it and hope it succeeds. There's a kickstarter project called [url=http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1035580424/blackspace-plan-dig-defend-survive] ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:02 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Stuff about Tekken Tag Tournament 2

I'm pretty crap at fighting games, even worse at Tekken, and even more so at this. I'm beyond button mashing but this game still hands me my butt more than previ ...
  Topic: Network Ten doesn't like credits on their shows.
Mr Waffle

Replies: 39
Views: 10396

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:23 pm   Subject: Network Ten doesn't like credits on their shows.
Not sure about other channels but it always annoys me when they squish the ending credits to 1/4 of the screen so they can show a big banner down the bottom and some video to the side (advertising Mas ...
  Topic: Disc or Download?
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17
Views: 3519

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:16 pm   Subject: Disc or Download?
I used to love collecting things; DVDs, CDs, whatever. Then I moved house, and had to carry box after box after box after box up my apartment building's stairs.

Never again. Digital all the way, ba ...
  Topic: The PSP Thread (now with Vita!)
Mr Waffle

Replies: 623
Views: 119096

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:53 pm   Subject: The PSP Thread (now with Vita!)
I tried my friend's Vita out, the interface gave me the syphillis. I kept trying to select things with the buttons but oh no, you have to use the touch screen. Why not just have both options? How is forci ...
  Topic: The Official "I'm going to Japan, help pls" thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 1159
Views: 338992

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:59 pm   Subject: The Official "I'm going to Japan, help pls" thread
I have a question - how do Australian customs view gifts being brought back from Japan? Things such as Chopsticks, lacquer Bowls or chocolates/snacks (kit-kats and pocky spring to mind)

I've always ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:48 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
So, one of the E3 game previews is for a new Splinter Cell game that doesn't appear to have Michael Ironside voicing Sam Fisher. How can they call the character Sam Fisher if Michael Ironside isn't vo ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Mon May 28, 2012 9:49 am   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
If I had realized it was an import in store I wouldn't have bought it since I wasn't sure about imports.

You won't ever have a problem playing an import from the UK, over half my collection is from ...
  Topic: Diablo III
Mr Waffle

Replies: 135
Views: 37375

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Thu May 17, 2012 10:39 pm   Subject: Diablo III
Oh hey, server is down. Best singleplayer experience ever!
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Tue May 15, 2012 5:51 pm   Subject: PC Gaming Thread
Facebook feed is currently full of people raging over not being able to play Diablo 3 because of server loads.

Hah.
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 6:51 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Didn't play Bastion, Skyrim was fun but shallow. So much content, so little depth... especially the cardboard-cutout characters, Fallout 3-style companions would've made Skyrim so much better. In befo ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 12:31 am   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
On a side note, it was criminal how many copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution were in the sale bin considering how great a game it is.

Indeed, looking back it was probably my Game Of The Year™ for s ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:13 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
@Dragon's Dogma: Thanks for the heads-up on the demo, will cue it up over the weekend. Looking forward to seeing how it plays, as I remember being interested after watching one of the trailers.

Whe ...
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 4:06 pm   Subject: PC Gaming Thread
Stormo, I'm honestly shocked you're the one defending this, after you had so many troubles with the garbage known as HDCP. If I recall correctly you were denied full use of devices you bought because ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:03 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
I heard the combat was more like Monster Hunter rather than Demons/Dark Souls. Is that the case?

Never played either so can't really say, though I've heard that's the case. It's kind of the combat ...
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:58 pm   Subject: PC Gaming Thread
If there was no always-online single-player, then there would be know way to verify that items weren't duped.

Here's a crazy idea-

When you start a new character, you can choose-

Offline-only ...
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:16 am   Subject: PC Gaming Thread
If there was no always-on singleplayer in Diablo 3, then the game's auction house would be completely worthless.

Except for, you know, the people who play multiplayer. The mode that every long-term ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:14 am   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
The Dragon's Dogma demo is out now on XBL and maybe PSN. Has two quests in it (one as warrior and one as ranger), and the full character customisation suite, and the character can be used in the full ...
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:21 pm   Subject: PC Gaming Thread


The client took all night to download a measly 3gb, and after it froze while trying to load, it now wants to download another 883mb...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:51 am   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
I don't really see why people have an issue with this, given that Diablo 3 is, you know, an online multiplayer game.

If it was an MMO, sure, but it has a 'singleplayer' mode, does it not? I've had ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:44 am   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Last time it was mentioned in this thread was November, but it's coming out soon... anyone had a look at Dragon's Dogma? At first I was like "pfft another jrpg whatever" but after being sat ...
  Topic: The Playstation 3 Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 6130
Views: 907687

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:34 pm   Subject: The Playstation 3 Thread
Has it been long enough since the last time I complained I didn't like Uncharted to do it again? Razz

I might try it again... one day...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:33 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Dear Valve,

The point of April Fools is to amuse people,

It's not by Valve, look at the URL, it's got two Ps in it.
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:21 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
A guy I know said he lined up, but the guy at the front of the line bought ALL the 360s/DS etc that were there, so there was practically nothing left to buy.

Gotta love it when stores don't have &q ...
  Topic: The XBox 360 Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 5207
Views: 752384

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:11 pm   Subject: The XBox 360 Thread
Well, I'm not HeDanny, but I can comment on Blur too Razz I liked it... while it lasted. Seriously, there's only a couple of hours of racing for the singleplayer, the rest is all in the multiplayer... w ...
  Topic: The Playstation 3 Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 6130
Views: 907687

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:53 pm   Subject: The Playstation 3 Thread
Almost everyone complains about the "corridor syndome" that FFXIII allegedly suffers from, but I have to say it didn't bother me at all. I liked being able to play without feeling obliged to ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:49 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
BG 3? How the hell are you going to do that? Aren't you the God of freakin' Murder at the end of ToB? (Of course, the same was said when God of War 2 was announced...)

I'll definitely play these up ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:09 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread


Oh man, it mentions Skies of Arcadia too, would love to play that again. I was nostalging over that the other day while walking around the Normandy in ME3, thinking about how you could upgrade you ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:36 am   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Took a picture of my Shepherd.

Julia Gillard is saving the galaxy? Laughing
  Topic: Star Wars The Old Republic
Mr Waffle

Replies: 33
Views: 11705

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:20 pm   Subject: Star Wars The Old Republic
So if The Old Republic is going to steal important personnel away from Mass Effect and Dragon Age (like Drew Karpyshyn, lead writer for ME1 and ME2 but MIA for ME3) then it had better be bloody good o ...
  Topic: Star Wars The Old Republic
Mr Waffle

Replies: 33
Views: 11705

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:48 pm   Subject: Star Wars The Old Republic
as well as poor response from the game's developers regarding these issues.

nope.jpg

that's second hand information from launch. We've had every major bug patched as it appeared. They announced ...
  Topic: The Official "I'm going to Japan, help pls" thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 1159
Views: 338992

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:20 am   Subject: The Official "I'm going to Japan, help pls" thread
If you're with commonwealth bank, you can get a money exchange card thing. It lets you load it up with cash and then withdraw it from an ATM over there with a flat $2 fee (rather than the $10+ you'll ...
  Topic: The Playstation 3 Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 6130
Views: 907687

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:16 pm   Subject: The Playstation 3 Thread
I tried the Kingdom of Amblsaghdjgh demo. I think I preferred it when I played it on the Xbox and it was called Fable.

Seriously though, those graphics. So blurry and dull. Looks like a PS2 game, a ...
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:33 am   Subject: PC Gaming Thread
I bought mine from Zavvi because I wasn't able to play it over Christmas anyway so the delay didn't bother me. People less patient than I bought it from Amazon for express shipping goodness.

Any ga ...
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 11:05 pm   Subject: PC Gaming Thread
Basically what you'd expect... Tatooine is a desert, Korriban is really orange, etc. Unfortunately the scale is all wacked (like, your characters are 50% the size of how the environment is designed) t ...
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:12 pm   Subject: PC Gaming Thread
Who's getting The Old Republic? Hopefully it's better than what some people are saying. I've been waiting for a game like that to be set in the future. All they need now is a GTA game set in the futur ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 6:06 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
SO where's the R18 content then that pushes it towards R18 instead of MA15+ then?

It was addressed in a follow-up article.

http://www.kotaku.com.au/2011/12/this-is-why-syndicate-was-refused-clas ...
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:08 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
This article keeps getting updated with the latest news:

http://www.examiner.com/video-game-industry-in-national/ocean-marketing-gaming-pr-rep-to-avoid-at-all-cost
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:30 am   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Because the first 150 are the only ones that most people remember, I imagine. Razz
  Topic: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 17021
Views: 2452081

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:42 pm   Subject: The General Video Game Discussion Thread
I can't even comprehend what it would be like. I won't hold my breath...
  Topic: PC Gaming Thread
Mr Waffle

Replies: 696
Views: 154744

PostForum: The Madhouse   Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:57 pm   Subject: PC Gaming Thread
I'm in the States at the moment. Modern Warfare 3 is $60. Arkham City is $50. I know it's all to do with geolocking, but why? There are no countries on the internet!

Because it's to protect the lo ...
 
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