GS News Top 5 - Titanfall Won’t Run at 1080p + Flappy Bird Summarized!

Titanfall does not run at 1080p on Xbox One, Flappy Bird is explained, Warner Bros. won’t fix Batman: Arkham Origins, and do games ruin your morals?

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warrenx1
warrenx1

The fact that people are willing to have last gen resolutions on games amazes me.

MS dropped the ball and that is why I wont be getting one 

jesterofbass
jesterofbass

Titanfall is fun..... if you like dying every 30 seconds.


:D


Played the beta, it does have some new concepts that helps it differentiate from all the other faceless shooters. I'll prob pick it up.


But Destiny is the one to wait for.

Zloth2
Zloth2

PC Gamer got Titanfall going at 7680x1440. ;)  On a game like this, though, I expect a lot of PC gamers will be lowering the resolution and turning off graphic features to pump the framerate up.  This looks like one where framerate is going to be trumping beauty.

stickybun
stickybun

Played the Titanfall beta on ONE this weekend. It's ridiculous how fun this game is and I'm generally target practice for other gamers. Still couldn't wipe the smile off my face.

gawthy
gawthy

I didn't need to play flappy bird to know I would hate it, but buying it online off someone's phone is plain stupid. Also why does WB think we are stupid enough to buy a game if it is buggy and broken but we should all buy DLC for it. As much as I would like to buy it as the other 2 games were awesome I cant justify buying it if doesn't work.

mazakou
mazakou

You are absolutely lovely.

UNCStriker88
UNCStriker88

I want to see a video of these pixel junkies picking out which game is 720p vs 1080p without actually knowing, when they do the "comparison", they look like a bunch of idiots, Dumb: "Do you think the PC version looks better?" Dumber: "Umm, yea, I think, yea it looks...sharper...and stuff"

notsonegi
notsonegi

Due to my older model of TV, I've been playing my 360 in 720 for years. This doesn't bother me at all because i just LIKE PLAYING GAMES. Gameplay > Resolution.

Merseyak
Merseyak

titan fall is just for the no lifers you know the type house stinks because the shit bucket is always full looool

Silv3rSt0rm82
Silv3rSt0rm82

Been chosen to take part in the Xbox One Titanfall beta and my opinion is that the game looks great and runs great but there's absolutely no chance whatsoever for a "casual" shooter fan to enjoy these kind of multiplayer games as like 90% of the players must have been playing Battlefield/COD non-stop for like 10 years already!

I mean, as hard as I try I end up in the bottom of the list with like 1~2 kills and 8~12 deaths...

It sucks cause I actually think the game is great but that the time it would require to become competitive would be wayyy too long to be worth it...

ZephyrEden
ZephyrEden

I don't really know about morals with younger kids, but saying that younger kids are more impressionable than older ones. I just don't know if that counts for that age range. What I do know is that age ratings aren't just there to take up space. I wouldn't let my 13 year old play a M rated game, just like I wouldn't let them see an R rated movie. Unfortunately, it seems like all the games they wanna play are the ones that are rated M, kinda like how my little sister always complains about not being able to watch R rated movies because "they're the only ones she wants to see." 


Then we see commercials for Frozen and The Lego Movie and make plans to see them, hahaha ^_^

trackles
trackles

Well we have age ratings for a reason stupid parent's fault if it corrupts their kids plus that study only surveys 14 year olds who are generally morally corrupt already, and WTF is with all these cool games not being able to run at 1080p on XB1, Don Mattrick is such a lying dick.

cboye18
cboye18

Well what do you expect; there are no good E/T-rated games being released out there anymore, unless you're in the Nintendo wagon (which isn't doing so well). 

Quite a shame really because I did get to experience alot of lesser voilent games during the PS2/gamecube era. Sucks to be a new generation gamer... 

robbiejones
robbiejones

kinda lame that an old engine with heavy mods can't run 1080p on a supposedly next gen system. Guess they shoulda stuck with the ps4?

djwood84
djwood84

The 13 and 14 year old's in this study all had one thing in common - their parents don't care what they are doing.  Maybe that's why they lack empathy.

Or we could blame skateboarding and comic books, if we're just grabbing random things.  I for one just caught bronchitis, and my Dr. couldn't tell me why.  I think it must have been because I'm left handed and I like turtles.

translucent17
translucent17

titan fall looks pretty good, but really what is it other than another arena, team based shooter? seriously? the game looks fun don't get me wrong, but this is what ms thinks is going to be the defining game for the xone? really? no story. no substance. fun still, but shallow, and empty beneath the surface. 

kenundrum7
kenundrum7

People will be people, and there are many factors for people learning bad or non-empathetic behavior. Games may be one such factor, but not a default  "if you play this you will develop this behavior" type guarantee. It may contribute, but also maybe people already leaning in that direction choose to play such games.


If a psychopath buys a game, that didn't mean the game taught him to be psychopathic. There are atrocious things happening in countries where video games don't exist. Genocides, and bloody wars, with people hacking each other to pieces with machetes.


You do not need to be taught to be evil. Although it may be a contributing factor.

I use to listen to hard rock, and never felt hostile or negative from it, but it did have that effect on others. Everyone is different.

inspectercoley
inspectercoley

Johnny’s always running around, trying to find certainty

GameYakuza
GameYakuza

just one time, I wished one of those studies looked into TV shows, some games reward players for having low morales or empathy (I'm looking at you rust and dayz!), but it's the player's choice. meanwhile, ALL reality TV shows and game shows actively reward ans encourage people to act as jerks, betray each other, and simply break the law. and they know kids love these programs.

EvalKaneval
EvalKaneval

It's sounds like a rather dubious study to me. There are so many "studies" about all kinds of subjects that are poorly substantiated and motivated by a theory that has already been predetermined. No one has been able to get anything near definitive proof that gaming affects people's behaviour.

shalashaska88
shalashaska88

Those of you saying that the human eye cannot tell the difference between 30fps and 60fps really don't know what you're talking about.

qualopec_1
qualopec_1

I don't care as long as the game is fun and well made.

Goobshoeriot
Goobshoeriot

I'd say YES! I am morally deficient and games helped me get there! I've been playing games since I was old enough to pick up a controller and I couldn't give two shits about helping my fellow man or pushing them into oncoming traffic. Games was definitely the Cause! Evil, Evil games!


..or maybe I was genetically predisposed to being this way or maybe it was due to the environment I grew up in and games were an outlet to crave my appetite for destruction without actually hurting people in the real world and maybe if i didn't have this outlet I would inevitably unleash these feelings in the real world.


Truth is still a mystery.. You decide which one is the right answer

ECH71
ECH71

Flappy Bird: Downloaded the game 2 days ago and am enjoying it (thanks to Jailbroken iPhone). Not frustrating at all, just addictive. Not nearly the most difficult game out there either. 


Would love to punch those selling their iPhones on eBay for $1000s. Someone needs to inform the bidders of iOS Jailbreak.

SnakeEyesX80
SnakeEyesX80

Wow, Xb1 really is a piece of shit. 720p. . .er I mean 792p. . oh 900p. Haha. It better run at 240fps.

_Roo_
_Roo_

@Zloth2 I've got a 5760X1080 set-up with dual HD6970's and it runs the BETA smoothly even when there is a lot going on (everything maxed except AA, full FOV.)  I'm really impressed by the optimization.  My only problem with the set up is the mini map is static.  I would like the option to shift it to my center monitor.  It is hard to keep in your peripheral vision with it all the way in the corner.


I am surprised the 'NEXT GEN' console can't even get to 1920X1080 on what should be an anchor game for the XBone.

warrenx1
warrenx1

@UNCStriker88  Its  easy to tell the difference on a HD projector actually, People who can't need their eyes testing

ABIBASS
ABIBASS

@UNCStriker88  low res is like your mom's face... but srsly imagine u wore thick glasses and looking without it. thats the difference right there dumbass

ExtremePhobia
ExtremePhobia

@Merseyak  loooolololol! So funny! Judging people based on their video game of choice! Must be in middle school!

torrne667
torrne667

@Silv3rSt0rm82  I think its like a lot of fps games to be honest, in that you need to learn your way around the maps and where you are most likely to be picked off/sniped etc..it takes a few hours but it is worth it as it is a great game! :)

theEmmers
theEmmers

@Silv3rSt0rm82  It does have a bit of a learning curve, but once you get your loadouts sorted and you find your groove you will find yourself on the top of the boards in no time. :D Don't be discouraged! 

tansei
tansei

It doesn't look good at all, this could have been a previous gen game. It plays great though.

ExtremePhobia
ExtremePhobia

@ZephyrEden  The thing is that it's unlikely the fault of the games themselves. Murder is bad, but soldiers are heroes. They do the same things but in one instance, it's ok and in the other it isn't. It's the context that changes the situation. But if a child isn't being provided with context, then they may never see the difference.

They didn't show causation, just correlation. I suspect you'll find that the children who play violent games are also more likely to play games alone, spend less time with their parents and other family members, etc. It's actually a fact that the biggest influence in a teenager's life is actually their parents and not their friends or public figures.

torrne667
torrne667

@robbiejones  Nah, its just like the ps3 all over again, the hardware is powerful enough but they just dont understand fully how to unleash the power. It'll happen, its very early days :)

jcogopogo
jcogopogo

@translucent17  feel the same , kinda like when you first play tribes it's amazing skiing and jet packing in the air , then after 30-50 hours it is just another online FPS.  To be honest thief looks like it will be more fun then titanfall imho, I have 10 fps shooters that I hardly play anymore , I am getting tired of shooters that you lvl up in.   

Nube36
Nube36

Take the blinders off and play the game for 10 minutes.. I promise, you won't be disappointed. ;)

jcogopogo
jcogopogo

@GameYakuza  I stop with network tv when sienfied went off the air , more brainwashing and forced advertising on TV .  My 5 yr old picks to watch video game walkthough on you tube instead of TV.

canuckbiker
canuckbiker

I hate reality shows. They celebrate the worst of humanity.

ECH71
ECH71

@SnakeEyesX80  


You know it's only going to be 30fps.


XBOne is one big great failure that only Microsoft and fanboys can defend.


Azubedo
Azubedo

@torrne667 @robbiejones  you guys are still around? Xbox1 is inferior there is no oh it's more powerful we just have to learn to use the hardware....it is INFERIOR


on another note

<----PS4 guy playing Titanfall at 1080p how goes those exclusives Xbots?

translucent17
translucent17

@jcogopogo the idea of fallout being an online game really intrigues me,  I just don't know if it would be the same without the lonesome, desolate feel it has as a single player.


translucent17
translucent17

@Nube36 I don't doubt that this game is fun, personally im bored with the genre.  MS had/has halo, and in its time, was revolutionary.  but halo wasn't just a online shooter, it was story driven, cooperative, engrossing and involving gameplay.  I hear so much talk of this game being MS new blockbuster like halo was and I just don't see it.   I'm giving you a thumbs up because your name is nube.... happy saturday

Ferric24
Ferric24

@ECH71 @SnakeEyesX80  Graphics aren't everything. Millions of gamers were perfectly happy playing gta V at 720p just a couple of months ago. 

jcogopogo
jcogopogo

@translucent17 @Nube36  I bet you shoot stuff lvl up and get access to new weapons and gear as you lvl up, sounds like a revolutionary idea , glad no other games have ever thought of this :)

ECH71
ECH71

@Ferric24 @ECH71 @SnakeEyesX80  


I think you're confusing software with hardware.


GTA V is popular because of great gameplay but that's thanks to creative software.


The hardware vendors have only one job, to provide more powerful hardware to allow for better graphics, frame-rates, physics, etc.


For software, graphics isn't everything, but as far as consoles go, graphics is virtually everything.


I haven't even mentioned the price you pay for such a small boost in graphics capability if you go with the XBOne.

SnakeEyesX80
SnakeEyesX80

@Ferric24 @ECH71@SnakeEyesX80But you don't think if people had a choice of playing GTAV in 1080p they wouldn't? My point is that this is the "next-gen" now current, they should be able to produce 1080p @ 60fps. Especially after they talk about how great their hardware is.

SJGSpook
SJGSpook

@Ferric24 @ECH71 @SnakeEyesX80  The problem is a new generation of consoles at the kind of the prices they are charging should be a significant step up. Not being able to go 1080p which has been the norm for years on PC is an embarrassment.