Evil Avatar  



Go Back   Evil Avatar > Daily Gaming News > News Items

» Sponsored Links


» Recent Threads
Ubisoft Releases Far Cry...
Last post by SpectralThundr
Today 07:53 PM
113 Replies, 5,403 Views
Weekend Headbanger -...
Last post by SouljaOfChrist
Today 07:08 PM
12 Replies, 1,235 Views
Weekend Gamer: What are...
Last post by Methos
Today 06:27 PM
4 Replies, 432 Views
Far Cry 5 - Official...
Last post by ministryofwrath
Today 06:07 PM
24 Replies, 3,595 Views
Nintendo Wii U Buying...
Last post by Metal Jesus
Today 02:20 PM
0 Replies, 315 Views
John Wick 3 Details...
Last post by Emabulator
Today 02:01 PM
5 Replies, 983 Views
Hitman May Survive Sale...
Last post by Blog
Today 01:36 PM
1 Replies, 602 Views
Zack Snyder Steps Down...
Last post by Angelus073
Today 01:32 PM
10 Replies, 1,584 Views
» Promotion


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-17-2012, 10:20 PM   #41
donkeydrop
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1,221
Isn't it fundamental to the Dark Souls gameplay that you and all other players have a connection to a central server at all times? So, really what other choice is there except for GFWL? Steam isn't going to run servers for them unless they get some cash, and MS already has the servers and all the code that would be needed.

It's funny that people used to say all the same things about Steam, but after they started frequent and aggressive sales people stopped noticing the problems. Maybe MS should learn from that. Make them feel like they got a bargain and those PC gaming "rebels" will bend over and take it just like any console gamer.
donkeydrop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2012, 11:54 PM   #42
Wizzkidd
Subscriber
 
Wizzkidd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Seattle
Posts: 1,265
The thing is, even if from this point forward there was never a single problem with GFWL messing up saves or any of the other things people have apparently had problems with, all the same people would still complain.

It's 2012, and that's what people do.

Cheer up, folks!
__________________
I used to indecisive, but now I'm not so sure.
Wizzkidd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2012, 06:34 AM   #43
sixtyfps
Evil Dead
 
sixtyfps's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 1,132
GFWL is still as broken now as it was when it was founded, and we have every right to warn publishers and fellow gamers about why we abhor it.

Namco-Bandai: which do you want? a day-one purchase from me (online w/o GFWL), or nothing (GFWL)? I'm asking this as someone whose rig probably can't even handle this game!
__________________
Cops say "legalize drugs."
___Steam: sixtyfps

Wanting to be taken seriously as a gamer is like wanting to be taken "dessertly" as a potato. óLoTECH
sixtyfps is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2012, 08:07 AM   #44
Azrael
Subscriber
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Perth, Australia
Posts: 3,107
GFWL has stopped me from playing Batman AA for about a year now, bought it on steam but had such a shit fight just to set up a account. Every time i tried i got some bull-crap reason about why it wouldn't work. Just played Bulletstorm which also required a GFWL account, after about 30 minutes finally managed to get it to set up a account, asked it to save the details and log me in automatically and thankfully its been working since then.

Guess its time to finally play Batman AA? GFWL is fine now but was infuriating to set up. Hopefully its smooth sailing from here
Azrael is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
dark souls, prepare to die edition

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:24 PM.