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Forum: News Items 09-01-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,983
Posted By Somberfire
Rarely do I go all out metal like I have this...

Rarely do I go all out metal like I have this weekend. Thank you Tool. Thanks for the new album, thanks for making me go back to some of my all time favourite guitar powered music.
Forum: News Items 07-02-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,381
Posted By Somberfire
So some facts not speculation. I am currently...

So some facts not speculation. I am currently employed by Ubisoft. Of course this is just me typing away and I do not speak for anyone else there ;)

I used to work under the Vivendi Universal...
Forum: News Items 05-27-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,932
Posted By Somberfire
I have to post this and run.. ...

I have to post this and run..

https://gfycat.com/UntimelyMajesticAppaloosa
Forum: News Items 04-20-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 21,304
Posted By Somberfire
I am not an engineer, but I know that every game...

I am not an engineer, but I know that every game I have worked on this generation of consoles has been CPU bound, not GPU.

We can make things look pretty for sure, but having lots of them to...
Forum: News Items 08-14-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 23,103
Posted By Somberfire
There are many different genres of games. Some...

There are many different genres of games. Some of them work best and are popular as single player narrative games, others are better as a cooperative / competitive online experience.

GTA and...
Forum: News Items 08-09-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,082
Posted By Somberfire
I really enjoyed the Leviathan Wakes audiobook...

I really enjoyed the Leviathan Wakes audiobook that I picked up a few months ago. Enjoyed the setting, characters, and story telling. There was one aspect of it that I didn't groove with, but the...
Forum: News Items 05-07-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,600
Posted By Somberfire
I haven't had any first hand experience with GMG...

I haven't had any first hand experience with GMG as a consumer or a developer. I however have a very close and trusted friend that did work with them as an Indie developer trying to sell his game to...
Forum: News Items 04-28-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,531
Posted By Somberfire
My first gig in the game industry was working on...

My first gig in the game industry was working on a game tie in for this movie. We were really excited to be part about it.. then we saw the movie.

Yet somehow I still have a soft spot in my...
Forum: News Items 04-22-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,885
Posted By Somberfire
I picked up Total War: Shogun 2 on sale on steam...

I picked up Total War: Shogun 2 on sale on steam a while ago and was very happy with my purchase. From my understanding the newer games as very similar just in different locations and eras.

I...
Forum: News Items 04-17-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 26,797
Posted By Somberfire
Most important part of the entire trailer is text...

Most important part of the entire trailer is text in the last four seconds..

"Frostbite Game Engine footage representative of Playstation 4. Not Actual Gameplay."

Show me 2 minutes of Game...
Forum: News Items 01-21-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,253
Posted By Somberfire
I managed to get a code for the PS4 Technical...

I managed to get a code for the PS4 Technical Test over the weekend. I played the Creature Tutorial and about one hour as two of the hunter classes afterwards.

This game has many good elements,...
Forum: News Items 12-09-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,176
Posted By Somberfire
I understand that events related to the DLC are...

I understand that events related to the DLC are not available to people who did not purchase the DLC. However, I still enjoyed running Tiger strike missions, the fact that they removed the rewards...
Forum: News Items 02-09-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,317
Posted By Somberfire
This is the sweetest spin ever. I buy it,...

This is the sweetest spin ever. I buy it, because it is 100% the truth.

Side effect, significantly fewer less than perfect ratings in the store. A win / win from EA's perspective. If I ever...
Forum: News Items 01-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,469
Posted By Somberfire
A couple comments about the Fad aspect of VR...

A couple comments about the Fad aspect of VR devices.

3D TVs arrived on the scene and we got a couple of them in at the studio. No one that I interacted with was very impressed with them. ...
Forum: News Items 12-19-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,870
Posted By Somberfire
I have very contrary feelings about this news. ...

I have very contrary feelings about this news. A few months ago when I found myself searching for work, a few THQ studios reached out to me about possible positions. I had a number of...
Forum: News Items 10-16-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,307
Posted By Somberfire
.. And if I could edit my post above I'd add a...

.. And if I could edit my post above I'd add a comment about the very intriguing and free Game of Thrones mod containing more times the game play than your average game you'd pay full price for.
Forum: News Items 10-16-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,307
Posted By Somberfire
I do agree that Crusader Kings is a great game. ...

I do agree that Crusader Kings is a great game. Easier to learn, for sure, easy to learn, no. But that is half of the fun! Creating a dynasty that lasts four hundred years shouldn't be something...
Forum: News Items 10-10-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,227
Posted By Somberfire
45 minutes of more LOVINGS. ...

45 minutes of more LOVINGS.

http://www.gamespot.com/shows/gamespot-live/?event=roberts_space_industries_gdc_panel20121010
Forum: News Items 10-09-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,853
Posted By Somberfire
.. and my Xbox ( along with all of my possessions...

.. and my Xbox ( along with all of my possessions ) are still in a truck being moved across the country. Going to be a cruel few weeks living out of a hotel on a laptop that was never intended to...
Forum: News Items 09-09-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,378
Posted By Somberfire
Very cool that they release this hot lap the day...

Very cool that they release this hot lap the day of the race itself. Just finished watching the race, and it was cool to see the virtual version of it. They really did a good job of creating the...
Forum: News Items 03-22-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,595
Posted By Somberfire
Damn .. now I have a reason to buy an iPad. ...

Damn .. now I have a reason to buy an iPad. Currently my tower, laptop and iPhone are all I need.

However playing a game like Baldur's Gate on the iPad could be awesome!
Forum: News Items 11-02-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,452
Posted By Somberfire
As highlight by one of my coworkers and the frame...

As highlight by one of my coworkers and the frame displayed for the video above.

"For Sale"
"2405"

Would they do that?
Forum: News Items 10-17-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,026
Posted By Somberfire
The first batch are up. Looks like there are...

The first batch are up.

Looks like there are almost 500 Server Blades posted ( maybe more to come? ) at this moment, with a starting bid of $100. As there are three batches it looks like they...
Forum: News Items 10-16-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,026
Posted By Somberfire
I am going to hope that the comment about...

I am going to hope that the comment about subscriber base and selling servers to stay profitable is a joke. As mentioned in what you actually quoted, these blades are the original hardware that WoW...
Forum: News Items 08-12-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,232
Posted By Somberfire
This looks pretty darn cool. And free! I have...

This looks pretty darn cool. And free! I have interest ( as long as I dont get stuck with Williams )
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