That Interactive Media Development Guy. Confederation College.

Titanfall might just be my favorite FPS in the past few years.

So, I’m in the Titanfall PC beta.

And as the header plainly says, It might be my favorite FPS in a long while. I mean sure, I played MW3- Black Ops 1 and 2, and I even bought ghosts for PC… I don’t know why, because I barely play COD. I guess it’s because I’m always looking for that tactical squad-play, like back in CS:SO… Why I look for it in COD… Beats me.

But I also bought Battlefield 3 and 4… and although DICE has respawn beat in terms of map size and complexity, i feel Titanfall is much more compacted (and frankly, way less buggy) experience. Though with the scale of the project, it’s obvious bf3-4 would have more issues.

I feel like Titanfall is as close to a Quake twitch shooter as we’ll get. If you’re a fan of fast gameplay and being constantly on the move, Titanfall is great. I could easily see it knock COD Ghosts out of competitive play… But the problem right now is that other game types and weapon balance are sort of an unknown.

We’ll see where it goes, if EA handle this as they have other games (well, ones that weren’t saved by a huge fan following) then it could die off and just become a tech demo for the new source engine. I hope Respawn and EA settle on a good marketing plan that doesn’t include paying $15 for 3 maps 2 months after release…

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dorkly:

THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE PLAYING THE SAME GAME OF POKEMON
So here’s something: thousands upon thousands of people are playing a game of Pokemon Red. The same game of Pokemon Red. At the same time. Controlling the same individual character.
They’re doing this through Twitch.tv - where someone’s set up an emulator that takes input from chat commands (currently recognizing directional pad options, A, B, and Start). Naturally, this is pretty chaotic (two Pokemon are named JLVWNNOOOO and ABBBBBBKO because EVERYONE’S TRYING TO PRESS BUTTONS AT ONCE). It’s sorta the ultimate backseat gaming experience - people are desperately trying to get the main character where he’s trying to go, in spite of the hordes of people who just wanna screw around (and watching them try to deal with shopkeeps and item usage is a sight to behold).
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dorkly:

THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE PLAYING THE SAME GAME OF POKEMON

So here’s something: thousands upon thousands of people are playing a game of Pokemon Red. The same game of Pokemon Red. At the same time. Controlling the same individual character.

They’re doing this through Twitch.tv - where someone’s set up an emulator that takes input from chat commands (currently recognizing directional pad options, A, B, and Start). Naturally, this is pretty chaotic (two Pokemon are named JLVWNNOOOO and ABBBBBBKO because EVERYONE’S TRYING TO PRESS BUTTONS AT ONCE). It’s sorta the ultimate backseat gaming experience - people are desperately trying to get the main character where he’s trying to go, in spite of the hordes of people who just wanna screw around (and watching them try to deal with shopkeeps and item usage is a sight to behold).

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