Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [Kotaku] EA Shuts Down Visceral Games
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Kotaku] EA Shuts Down Visceral Games - Page 5

post #41 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by iARDAs View Post

I only played the first Dead Space and it was AMAZING. No idea about 2nd and 3rd one..

Battlefield Hardline was better than I expected but at that time I did not have the time to play it. I wish I did.

The second game was... as good as the first one IMO. Never tried the third since it requires you to have Origin installed and... I'm not okay with that. tongue.gif
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-6300HQ Dell Proprietary 4GB Nvidia GTX 960M Samsung 12GB (1x8GB 1x4GB) DDR3L 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
256GB SanDisk M.2 SSD 1TB HGST 7.2k HDD Custom Cooling by Dell Solutions Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
15.6" 1920x1080 IPS Screen Dell 130w PSU Logitech G602 Wireless 
Mouse Pad
Xtrac 'Ripper' Mouse Pad 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-2760QM Toshiba Qosmio X775 Nvidia 1.5GB GTX 560M 8GB DDR3 1333 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
120GB Samsung 830 SSD + 1TB HGST 7200RPM HDD CD/DVD-RW Stock Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
17.3" - 1600x900 Standard backlit 180w Power Adapter Logitech G500s 
Audio
Harmon/Kardon Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-6300HQ Dell Proprietary 4GB Nvidia GTX 960M Samsung 12GB (1x8GB 1x4GB) DDR3L 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
256GB SanDisk M.2 SSD 1TB HGST 7.2k HDD Custom Cooling by Dell Solutions Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
15.6" 1920x1080 IPS Screen Dell 130w PSU Logitech G602 Wireless 
Mouse Pad
Xtrac 'Ripper' Mouse Pad 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-2760QM Toshiba Qosmio X775 Nvidia 1.5GB GTX 560M 8GB DDR3 1333 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
120GB Samsung 830 SSD + 1TB HGST 7200RPM HDD CD/DVD-RW Stock Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
17.3" - 1600x900 Standard backlit 180w Power Adapter Logitech G500s 
Audio
Harmon/Kardon Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #42 of 77
Yet another amazing dev completely destroyed by EA
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 4690k 4.7Ghz @1.219v 24/7 Gigabyte Z97 Gaming 3 Sapphire Tri-X R9 290x G.Skill Ares  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung Evo 850 250GB Toshiba 3TB LOL Phanteks PH-TC14PE 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Dual Boot: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Xubuntu 16.04 QNIX QX2710 Evolution 2 OC'd to 110Hz CoolerMaster Quickfire Pro  XFX 850W Pro BE 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
NZXT H440 Monoprice Zowie AM steelseries QcK+ 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 Asus P5LD2-VM Sapphire HD 3870 512MB 2x1GB OCZ DDR2 800MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate 500GB Lite-On 24x DVD burner Stock Windows 8.1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Sharp 47" TV Wireless keyboard/mouse combo Cheap Enermax 400W Banged up Coolermaster Elite 330 
Mouse
Touchpad 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 4690k 4.7Ghz @1.219v 24/7 Gigabyte Z97 Gaming 3 Sapphire Tri-X R9 290x G.Skill Ares  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung Evo 850 250GB Toshiba 3TB LOL Phanteks PH-TC14PE 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Dual Boot: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Xubuntu 16.04 QNIX QX2710 Evolution 2 OC'd to 110Hz CoolerMaster Quickfire Pro  XFX 850W Pro BE 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
NZXT H440 Monoprice Zowie AM steelseries QcK+ 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 Asus P5LD2-VM Sapphire HD 3870 512MB 2x1GB OCZ DDR2 800MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate 500GB Lite-On 24x DVD burner Stock Windows 8.1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Sharp 47" TV Wireless keyboard/mouse combo Cheap Enermax 400W Banged up Coolermaster Elite 330 
Mouse
Touchpad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #43 of 77
Count me among the sad.

DS1 was superb. A little derivative of all sorts of SF if you're a SF freak like I am....but still wonderfully done. OK it was a linear on the rails sort of game - you're in a dang ship, for bleep's sake. Of course you're going to have limited pathways. But I really liked how they had you retracing your path a couple times and seeing how the, um, 'infection' was progressing upon your return. The cliffhanger reasons they put you thru to have to do so were all really well done in my opinion.

Then DS2 was even bigger and better, IMO. It built well upon the story of the first, extending and expanding it, even explaining a bit more without dumbing it down any, and Issac's growth as a character throughout (however unwillingly at times) was thoroughly satisfying.

I *wanted* to like DS3 more than I did. I see what they tried to do with the 2nd playable character and interactions, and some of the set pieces were pretty good, but overall it felt too much like it was becoming a caricature of the first 2 games. At one point early on you're fighting a mid-game 'boss' and the others are just kind of ....carping on you, "try shooting for the yellow parts!" type of duh I've been trained that for 2.5 games now! It seemed a bit campy which didn't fit. Otherwise the icy wasteland (John Carpenter's "The Thing") setting had promise. But then on top of that they reconned the whole storyline in a way that just didn't make sense related to the first two. (Don't want to spoiler.)

I still had hope that an eventual IP return to the hands of the original studio vs. the pub might one day rescue it....but now alas, unlikely. (Hey, Wastelands 2 eventually got made, so I guess there's a tiny, tiny hope. HL3, I see your ghost whimpering in the corner and refuse to acknowledge you're there....)
Edited by rtrski - 10/18/17 at 6:25pm
post #44 of 77
only got through half or 3/4 of DS1
loved DS2
have DS3 but didn't play it

should I still bother with DS1 from the start? dont know if it has aged decently. My horror backlog still has games like Amnesia and Alien Isolation...of which I want to wait until I have VR.
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 4.2GHz Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Green DDR3 4X4GB @ 2.1GHz Samsung 850 Pro 2TB Samsung SpinPoint F4 EcoGreen 2TB HDD LG GH24NS72 DVD Rewriter 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Swiftech H240-X Liquid Cooler Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM E-IPS Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard Rev 2 Seasonic X-750 80+ Gold 750W Rev 3 Corsair Carbide 500R Arctic White 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Alienware TactX Gaming Mouse 5000DPI SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mousepad Edifier M3300SF 2.1 Speaker Set 54W RMS Logitech G930 7.1 Wireless Gaming Headset 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Sennheiser HD 650 Open-Ear Headphones Creative Sound Blaster E5 High-Res USB DAC/ Por... Logitech F710 Wireless Gamepad  Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X Flight Stick 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core m7-6Y75 vPro Intel Graphics HD 515 DDR3L-1600MHz 8GB Samsung 960 Pro 1TB  
OSMonitorOther
Windows 10 Pro x64 Sharp IGZO 4K UHD touch Dell x Wacom active stylus 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 4.2GHz Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Green DDR3 4X4GB @ 2.1GHz Samsung 850 Pro 2TB Samsung SpinPoint F4 EcoGreen 2TB HDD LG GH24NS72 DVD Rewriter 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Swiftech H240-X Liquid Cooler Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM E-IPS Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard Rev 2 Seasonic X-750 80+ Gold 750W Rev 3 Corsair Carbide 500R Arctic White 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Alienware TactX Gaming Mouse 5000DPI SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mousepad Edifier M3300SF 2.1 Speaker Set 54W RMS Logitech G930 7.1 Wireless Gaming Headset 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Sennheiser HD 650 Open-Ear Headphones Creative Sound Blaster E5 High-Res USB DAC/ Por... Logitech F710 Wireless Gamepad  Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X Flight Stick 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core m7-6Y75 vPro Intel Graphics HD 515 DDR3L-1600MHz 8GB Samsung 960 Pro 1TB  
OSMonitorOther
Windows 10 Pro x64 Sharp IGZO 4K UHD touch Dell x Wacom active stylus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #45 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by twitchyzero View Post

only got through half or 3/4 of DS1
loved DS2
have DS3 but didn't play it

should I still bother with DS1 from the start? dont know if it has aged decently. My horror backlog still has games like Amnesia and Alien Isolation...of which I want to wait until I have VR.

o.O ... things to look forward to once I do my next build... replaying A:I in VR... Good call... And yes... you should replay Dead Space from the start. I just did a couple months ago. I thought it aged pretty well.
post #46 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Man I completely forgot about the Star Wars game.

Amy Hennig left Naughty Dog to work with them to make the SW game...

So who wants to start the Death Timer thread for BioWare?

I say less than 2 year.
average
(11 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790K Asus Z97 TUF Gryphon Sapphire Radeon RX Vega 64 G.Skill TridentX 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO Samsung 850 EVO NZXT Kraken X61 Windows 10 
MonitorPowerCase
LG 24GM77 Corsair AX1200i Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ATX 
  hide details  
Reply
average
(11 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790K Asus Z97 TUF Gryphon Sapphire Radeon RX Vega 64 G.Skill TridentX 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO Samsung 850 EVO NZXT Kraken X61 Windows 10 
MonitorPowerCase
LG 24GM77 Corsair AX1200i Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ATX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #47 of 77
EA has always done shady things,They closed down the servers for bf2 after the game was maybe 4 years old.Not long after bf3 came out they killed off bf2.
post #48 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by andrewmp6 View Post

EA has always done shady things,They closed down the servers for bf2 after the game was maybe 4 years old.Not long after bf3 came out they killed off bf2.

 

 

You remember things way off.

 

BF2 servers were shutdown due GameSpy shutting down, not because of EA.  BF2 came out in 2005, GameSpy shutting down didn't happen until 2014.

^_^
(13 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2600K ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3 Gigabyte Windforce 7970 OC Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 
CoolingMonitorPowerCase
Noctua D14 Asus VG248QE Corsair TX 750 V2 Corsair 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
G400, MX518, G500, G5, IMO 1.1, IME 3.0, Deatha... fUnC 1030, QCK+, QCK Heavy, PureTrak Talent Whi... X-Fi Titanium HD Sennheiser HD555 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 2.4GHz Intel HD 4000 8GB 256GB SSD 
Monitor
2880 x 1800 Retina 
  hide details  
Reply
^_^
(13 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2600K ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3 Gigabyte Windforce 7970 OC Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 
CoolingMonitorPowerCase
Noctua D14 Asus VG248QE Corsair TX 750 V2 Corsair 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
G400, MX518, G500, G5, IMO 1.1, IME 3.0, Deatha... fUnC 1030, QCK+, QCK Heavy, PureTrak Talent Whi... X-Fi Titanium HD Sennheiser HD555 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 2.4GHz Intel HD 4000 8GB 256GB SSD 
Monitor
2880 x 1800 Retina 
  hide details  
Reply
post #49 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rei86 View Post

So who wants to start the Death Timer thread for BioWare?

I say less than 2 year.

That will really depend entirely on Anthem's reception next year. If it gets a ton of sales then Bioware will be around a few more years, if it bombs in the reviews and after players see the game themselves then the studio will most likely be shut down within 6 months of the games launch.


I havent liked anything from Bioware in quite a while and the good talent has already left, but they did bring back a couple notable people to help make Anthem and the trailer from E3 has wowed a lot of people. So there is a small glimmer of hope. Still has a high chance of failure but Id put it at about 30/70 split for success or failure on the game right now.
Gaming
(17 items)
 
Gaming PC
(20 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
7700K AS Rock Z170 OC Formula Titan X Pascal 2050MHz 64GB DDR4-3200 14-14-14-34-1T 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
950 EVO m.2 OS drive 850 EVO 1TB games drive Intel 730 series 500GB games drive Custom water cooling 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 10 Pro x64 AMH A399U E-Element mechanical, black switches, Vortex b... EVGA G3 1kw 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Lian-Li PC-V1000L Redragon M901 LH Labs Pulse X Infinity DAC Custom built balanced tube amp with SS diamond ... 
Audio
MrSpeakers Alpha Prime 
  hide details  
Reply
Gaming
(17 items)
 
Gaming PC
(20 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
7700K AS Rock Z170 OC Formula Titan X Pascal 2050MHz 64GB DDR4-3200 14-14-14-34-1T 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
950 EVO m.2 OS drive 850 EVO 1TB games drive Intel 730 series 500GB games drive Custom water cooling 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 10 Pro x64 AMH A399U E-Element mechanical, black switches, Vortex b... EVGA G3 1kw 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Lian-Li PC-V1000L Redragon M901 LH Labs Pulse X Infinity DAC Custom built balanced tube amp with SS diamond ... 
Audio
MrSpeakers Alpha Prime 
  hide details  
Reply
post #50 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rei86 View Post

Amy Hennig left Naughty Dog to work with them to make the SW game...

So who wants to start the Death Timer thread for BioWare?

I say less than 2 year.

Na... BioWare will stay alive as long as SW-TOR stays alive, and there's still enough of a dedicated player base there to keep the game going for at least 2-3 more years.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Video Game News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [Kotaku] EA Shuts Down Visceral Games