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Forum: Games Talk 30th June 2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Schizo
I'll add a few more from my collection that I've...

I'll add a few more from my collection that I've enjoyed, and expand a bit more on some of the others mentioned here:

Final Fantasy XIII - as much hate as it gets (and much of it is...
Forum: Hardware Talk 25th October 2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,848
Posted By Schizo
One thing that strikes me as odd - I've been...

One thing that strikes me as odd - I've been noticing over the last couple of weeks a rather large media blitz (mostly in the form of television commercials) for the Playstation 4 and games appearing...
Forum: Console Talk 25th July 2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,526
Posted By Schizo
My 360 has been dead now for 3 months. About...

My 360 has been dead now for 3 months.

About 6 months ago, it decided it wanted to stop all video output. Got it fixed. Three months later, it stops video output again. The repair shop says it...
Forum: Retro Gaming and Nostalgia! 2nd July 2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Schizo
I (now) have a SMS I purchased as part of my...

I (now) have a SMS I purchased as part of my retro console collecting obsession hobby, the status of which I update (in)frequently in my TOG blog page.

Hooray for shameless plugs!

*ahem*
...
Forum: Retro Gaming and Nostalgia! 21st June 2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Schizo
Now that looks very interesting! I'd given up...

Now that looks very interesting! I'd given up hope of a decent Sonic game made anytime after the 90's.

Is it a standalone PC game, or something made to be played on a Genesis emulator?
Forum: Hardware Talk 11th June 2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,848
Posted By Schizo
So let me get this straight: The Xbox One is...

So let me get this straight:

The Xbox One is going to cost (here in the US) $100 more than the PS4.
The Xbox One has lesser hardware specs than the PS4.
The Xbox One will require an internet...
Forum: Hardware Talk 24th May 2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,848
Posted By Schizo
Being a console collector, I'm always fascinated...

Being a console collector, I'm always fascinated by new consoles when they come out. I love seeing the marketing strategies and how it plays out. Seeing competitors go at it is a freaking blast for...
Forum: Hardware Talk 23rd May 2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,848
Posted By Schizo
And if I were a eccentric billionaire, I'd buy a...

And if I were a eccentric billionaire, I'd buy a Super Bowl ad that would consist of someone saying:

"Xbox on! Internet search: Two Girls, One Cup! Play!"

Just because we can do something...
Forum: Hardware Talk 23rd May 2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,848
Posted By Schizo
Microsoft completely underwhelmed me with this...

Microsoft completely underwhelmed me with this one.

The 360 was the worst console I've ever owned. Cheaply made, chock full of ads, and requiring a monthly subscription to use features. I vowed...
Forum: Retro Gaming and Nostalgia! 27th April 2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,505
Posted By Schizo
Funny you ask that. A buddy just gave me his...

Funny you ask that. A buddy just gave me his intellivision, but it didn't have the necessary hookups.

You should be able to use the RF adapter bundled with an NES or Sega with the Intellivision....
Forum: Retro Gaming and Nostalgia! 26th April 2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,505
Posted By Schizo
Funny I never noticed this thread before... ...

Funny I never noticed this thread before...

I do collect the old video games and consoles. Heck, I even write a (infrequently updated) blog chronicling it here on the TOG site. The link is in my...
Forum: Hardware Talk 24th February 2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,337
Posted By Schizo
Previous Sony consoles had additional incentive...

Previous Sony consoles had additional incentive to be purchased at the time of release. The PS2 was just about the cheapest DVD player available at the time. The PS3 was just about the cheapest...
Forum: Hardware Talk 23rd February 2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,337
Posted By Schizo
And just to interject some humor into all this...

And just to interject some humor into all this talk of the PS4, I have to share this Onion video that I feel is particularly relevant:

(note before you click, the language in this video is NSFW,...
Forum: Hardware Talk 22nd February 2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,337
Posted By Schizo
Note: I'm not trying to flame away, I'm not...

Note: I'm not trying to flame away, I'm not trying to bait anyone, and I'm not trying to play as a Microsoft/Sony/PC/Steambox/Whatever fanboy. These are just my observations from the announcement...
Forum: Hardware Talk 20th February 2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,337
Posted By Schizo
3d gives me a headache. And I really should post...

3d gives me a headache. And I really should post some shots of my theatre room. 7.1 surround is just as good as any positional sound, and I don't have to leave my couch :)
Forum: Hardware Talk 19th February 2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,337
Posted By Schizo
I just can't get excited over the idea of a PS4. ...

I just can't get excited over the idea of a PS4.

I have way too many games on the PS3 I just haven't had the time to finish (or even play!). The PS3 still looks jaw-droppingly beautiful to me.
...
Forum: Games Talk 25th January 2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
PS3: Ni No Kuni
Views: 590
Posted By Schizo
Actually this game has absolutely nothing to do...

Actually this game has absolutely nothing to do with pokemon whatsoever.

If you are a fan of Studio Ghibli films (and if you aren't, check out Spirited Away or Princess Mononoke right away!)...
Forum: Games Talk 25th January 2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
PS3: Ni No Kuni
Views: 590
Posted By Schizo
Ni No Kuni

Anyone playing this JPRG yet? I picked my copy up on release day.

I'm only a couple of hours into it, but it seems like a really deep game so far. The visuals are possibly the best yet I've seen...
Forum: The Barracks 27th November 2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Schizo
It's totally true folks! She really did just...

It's totally true folks! She really did just turn 25 today!

(I am SO robbing the cradle)

Anyway, one of the admins should be around shortly (look out for that Monty guy, he's shady) and should...
Forum: Hardware Talk 21st November 2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,160
Posted By Schizo
The big N has been disappointing to me for the...

The big N has been disappointing to me for the last decade or so.

The Gamecube had some decent games, but they were decidedly fewer in number than some of the exclusives to the PS2.

I passed on...
Forum: Retro Gaming and Nostalgia! 8th October 2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,471
Posted By Schizo
Don't ask me why, but this old Zelda commercial...

Don't ask me why, but this old Zelda commercial has stuck in my head for years...

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Forum: Console Talk 2nd October 2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By Schizo
Unfortunately, I've had to do this more times...

Unfortunately, I've had to do this more times than I can count. Luckily I haven't experienced any file corruption yet.

Darn buggy Fallout 3...always decides to lock up my system only when I...
Forum: Retro Gaming and Nostalgia! 23rd May 2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,159
Posted By Schizo
Ok, I'm going to go on a completely different...

Ok, I'm going to go on a completely different track to answer this question.

The first game to scare me? Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem on the Nintendo Gamecube.

For those of you...
Forum: Retro Gaming and Nostalgia! 11th May 2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,870
Posted By Schizo
I've been thinking about this for quite a while. ...

I've been thinking about this for quite a while. There are so many good themes to games I've played over the years...but to pick a best one? That was difficult for me.

There have been quite a...
Forum: Retro Gaming and Nostalgia! 24th March 2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By Schizo
I've been playing it for a bit now. The...

I've been playing it for a bit now.

The good:
- Updated visuals
- Plotline closely follows the continuity established in the original games, and even some nods to the extended universe
- Great...
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