Evil Avatar  



Go Back   Evil Avatar > Daily Gaming News > News Items

» Sponsored Links


» Recent Threads
Jerry "The King of...
Last post by ElektroDragon
Today 01:07 AM
4 Replies, 261 Views
Mass Effect: Andromeda...
Last post by Paranoia
Today 12:33 AM
19 Replies, 1,317 Views
Quake Champions Heads to...
Last post by Laz
Yesterday 06:14 PM
7 Replies, 927 Views
Fishing Planet Game...
Last post by AkumaATR
Yesterday 05:38 PM
6 Replies, 964 Views
Netflix's The Punisher...
Last post by vallor
Yesterday 01:25 PM
18 Replies, 1,865 Views
Star Wars Battlefront 2...
Last post by vallor
Yesterday 01:24 PM
15 Replies, 1,657 Views
Spintires: MudRunner -...
Last post by DeadPixel
Yesterday 08:36 AM
3 Replies, 1,141 Views
Kingdom Come:...
Last post by Kheldar
Yesterday 07:01 AM
3 Replies, 1,376 Views
» Promotion


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-09-2017, 04:20 PM   #1
Emabulator
The Voight-Kampff
 
Emabulator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: The Garden State
Posts: 29,405
Blog Entries: 58
LawBreakers PS4 Problems with Hitches and Stutters Massively Improved with Patch


Eurogamer has the story.

Quote:
Good news for prospective buyers of Boss Key's Lawbreakers. The hitching and stuttering issues that heavily impacted gameplay on launch day are now massively improved. "PS4 players, the @lawbreakers hitching fix is live! Thanks for your understanding. Now go kick some ass," Boss Key announced on Twitter.

The patch notes for update 1.04 cite "hitch improvements" and we can confirm that the frequency of the problem, not to mention the length of the stuttering (now 100ms at its worst) represent a night and day difference from the sub-optimal experience we played yesterday.
Emabulator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2017, 06:18 PM   #2
ElektroDragon
Evil Dead
 
ElektroDragon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Seattle area
Posts: 9,956
Never even heard of this game, and that's unheard of.
__________________
Proud to be perma-banned 5 times on NeoGAF.
ElektroDragon is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2017, 11:18 PM   #3
Evil Avatar
Citizen Game
 
Evil Avatar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 31,044
Blog Entries: 19
Other than like one reader here who tried the beta, I've heard nothing about this game and seen nothing worthwhile. Their own YouTube channel only gets a few hundred views on each video they post.

I honestly don't have any idea what CliffyB was thinking. The era of PC-Only Deathmatch-Only titles is pretty much at an end (other than perhaps Call of Duty) and nothing about this title stood out.

The characters look generic, the levels look generic, the action looks generic... it's just bland heaped up on top of bland.

If you were a millionaire ex-game developer with the backing of a massive Korean Pay-to-Win company behind you, is this seriously what you would create?

I can think of about a dozen unique game ideas (or or two of which might actually be good) just off the top of my head and I'm sure everyone here could do the same and if we had unlimited resources like CliffyB did we would stand a chance of getting them made.

This was just weird all the way around and the week after it launches it will already be dead. I doubt it will even last as long as Evolve. Heh.
__________________
I'm bad, and that's good. I will never be good, and that's not bad. There's no one I'd rather be than me.
Evil Avatar is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2017, 01:26 AM   #4
Scherge
Voice of Reason
 
Scherge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Germany
Posts: 2,063
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evil Avatar View Post
I honestly don't have any idea what CliffyB was thinking. The era of PC-Only Deathmatch-Only titles is pretty much at an end (other than perhaps Call of Duty) and nothing about this title stood out.
What exactly do you mean, "PC-only"? This thread is about the PS4 version. And isn't "Overwatch" little more than a multi-platform deathmatch-only title? I hear that's doing okay...
__________________
“Ich bin der Geist der stets verneint!” - Me(phistopheles)
Scherge is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2017, 07:14 AM   #5
Mozain
Fueled By Tits & Revenge
 
Mozain's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Canada eh!
Posts: 516
I gave it a shot waaaaay back in alpha/beta and was thoroughly unimpressed. Mind you most things weren't implemented yet, but the game didn't flow as nicely as I think they imagined. Perhaps that changed but a good deal of time I was fighting against the various gravity/aerial aspects rather than being able to use them in any meaningful and game enhancing way.
__________________
I Hear Death Is The Only Cure For Stupidity... Would You Like To Be Smarter?
Mozain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2017, 07:18 AM   #6
Chimpbot
Godzillaologist
 
Chimpbot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Third Planet of the Black Hole
Posts: 7,110
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scherge View Post
What exactly do you mean, "PC-only"? This thread is about the PS4 version. And isn't "Overwatch" little more than a multi-platform deathmatch-only title? I hear that's doing okay...
It doesn't have a deathmatch mode yet, but you're not entirely wrong.
__________________
EvAv's Senior Godzillaologist
Member of the Nintendo Offensive Front
Chimpbot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2017, 09:42 AM   #7
Evil Avatar
Citizen Game
 
Evil Avatar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 31,044
Blog Entries: 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scherge View Post
What exactly do you mean, "PC-only"? This thread is about the PS4 version. And isn't "Overwatch" little more than a multi-platform deathmatch-only title? I hear that's doing okay...
I think you get the idea, straight Deathmatch titles just don't do as well as they once did. The new Quake looks like a failure and this looks like massive amounts of failure.

Blizzard was sure able to pull it off with Overwatch (though I wasn't all that impressed with that game either, to tell you the truth).

Yes, there is a PS4 version, but this was designed and marketed in the beginning as a PC-only title.
__________________
I'm bad, and that's good. I will never be good, and that's not bad. There's no one I'd rather be than me.
Evil Avatar is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2017, 10:10 AM   #8
VideoMike101
Lord
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Posts: 86
CliffyB's Folly.
VideoMike101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
boss key, cliffy b, lawbreakers

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 01:16 AM.