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William Barnes's Blog

 

Gamer, Musician, Technician: All in one. IT Degree in hand and a Game Software Development degree in the works. I play games on multiple platforms as well and have been playing them for better than 3 decades.

 

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Comment In: [News - 06/19/2013 - 04:29]

Another analogy... r n Nancy ...

Another analogy... r n Nancy Pelosi 's statement regarding Obamacare: We Have to Pass the Bill So That You Can Find Out What Is In It. r n r nA publisher 's version is... a standard where you have to purchase it, to get to the EULA. To get to ...

Comment In: [News - 05/29/2013 - 09:48]

Some elements of a PC ...

Some elements of a PC will be equal, or nearly at launch. Some elements, as usual, will blow a console out of the water too. A couple years down the road when the PC hardware has taken more steps forward, consoles will still be locked into the same hardware, now ...

Comment In: [News - 05/28/2013 - 04:53]

The iPhone, iPad, and iPod ...

The iPhone, iPad, and iPod are walled gardens. ALL software for the platforms are vetted by Apple. Even they have problems from time to time. Windows Phone is nearly there. BTW, Metro is on ALL Windows device platforms in production... All MS OSes and platforms are Windows 8 based. r ...

Comment In: [News - 05/21/2013 - 07:08]

' There are many devices ...

' There are many devices in your life that require the Internet to function, Harrison explains, repeating the rationale shared by Microsoft representatives past. ' r n r n r nI know of no device that requires an Internet connection to have at least SOME functionality. I see this only ...

Comment In: [News - 05/22/2013 - 03:44]

Read: We see no value ...

Read: We see no value in opening up our latest and greatest platform to even consider supporting indie games. IF we see trends swing in favor of us making huge profits off of it, we may change our minds at that time.

Comment In: [News - 05/22/2013 - 01:53]

Not every gamer dumps a ...

Not every gamer dumps a game as fast as they finish it. That said, some hang on to them because they feel they might go back and revisit it at a later time. Some actually continue to play the older games they found fun and entertaining. My speculation is, perhaps ...