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Report: Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Studio For $2bn+

Stormwatch Re:HALO (367 comments)

That was the first proposal, yes. The second one, the one that everyone actually wanted, was supposed to be a third person shooter, set in an open world, with online team multiplayer.

4 days ago
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Report: Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Studio For $2bn+

Stormwatch Re:HALO (367 comments)

And then they cut off almost everything that was exciting about Halo.

5 days ago
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Apple Said To Team With Visa, MasterCard On iPhone Wallet

Stormwatch Nothing really new (187 comments)

What's the big deal? Mobile payment exists since the late 1990s.

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Lobby Denies the State of Chile Access To Free Software

Stormwatch Re:Microsoft cannot compete in the marketplace... (159 comments)

I'd argue that using windows is easier for most people than it is using Linux.

After Windows 8, that's quite debatable.

about three weeks ago
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Netflix Now Works On Linux With HTML5 DRM Video Support In Chrome

Stormwatch Re:Why is (201 comments)

Ex-Microsoft people, always causing trouble to their new companies to benefit their old company. See also: Stephen Elop.

about a month ago
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Big Bang Actors To Earn $1M Per Episode

Stormwatch Re:Nerd Blackface (442 comments)

crappy "Friends" ripof

And "Friends" was a ripoff of the movie "Singles".

about a month ago
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Satya Nadella At Six Months: Grading Microsoft's New CEO

Stormwatch Re:Microsoft has a new CEO? (151 comments)

Weren't they going to kill GFWL?

about a month ago
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:Elop (149 comments)

Go read all that Tomi Ahonen (former Nokia exec, consultant on mobile market) wrote about this fiasco. When you put all the pieces together, there is a very clear case of breach of fiduciary duty. It's either that, or the most insane case of business incompetence in the history of capitalism.

about a month and a half ago
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:Elop (149 comments)

Are you blind? Everything he did, EVERYTHING, was designed to prop Windows Phone at Nokia's expense.

about a month and a half ago
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:Elop (149 comments)

Could anyone cause that much destruction innocently?

about a month and a half ago
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:It's a funny world (149 comments)

If Samsung really puts their weight behind Tizen, it might have a chance.

about a month and a half ago
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:Elop (149 comments)

Breach of fiduciary duty.

about a month and a half ago
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:It's a funny world (149 comments)

It's not killing Symbian that angers me (although the timing was horrible and hurt Nokia immensely as well). It's killing MeeGo. It had a better chance of being a successful "third ecosystem" than Windows Phone.

about a month and a half ago
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Linus Torvalds: "GCC 4.9.0 Seems To Be Terminally Broken"

Stormwatch Why the asterisk? (739 comments)

If you want to say shit, say shit. We're all grown-ups here.

about a month and a half ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

Then your company was rich. Not the regular user's typical monitor.

about 2 months ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

If you were rich. The typical monitors back then were still 15-inch non-flat CRTs.

about 2 months ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

How can that be "typical", when most monitors at the time did up to 1024x768?

about 2 months ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:$300 for a GPU (210 comments)

Indeed. And in this review, the guy explains how to build a solid gaming PC for $500, same price as the quite weaker Xbox One (before they got rid of the Kinect).

about 2 months ago

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Stormwatch writes "Like we hadn't enough reasons to hate Sony... Lik-Sang.com, possibly world's best-renowned online videogame store, has gone out of business after multiple legal actions by electronics behemoth Sony. This sets a very dangerous precedent for import retailers everywhere."

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