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Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-24-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,259
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Posted By barrelbelly
I'm playing Fable Anniversary right now. I...

I'm playing Fable Anniversary right now. I finally got around too it. I loved it on Xbox 360. And the PC version is much better from a graphics standpoint. I'm really enjoying it again. I have so...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-30-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 127,803
Posted By barrelbelly
Best Inventory system IMO was kingdom of...

Best Inventory system IMO was kingdom of Amalur-Reckoning. I loved everything about that game on PC so much more than my very brief stint with Skyrim on Xbox 360. I was pretty much like YRD on...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-28-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By barrelbelly
New Microsoft Windows 10 & XBox VR-"Mixed Reality" Headset Coming in 2017

This intriguing product could be a game changer for Microsoft and XBox going forward. Especially if they can hit that $299 entry price point with...the capability to operate and game cross platforms....
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-28-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 367
Posted By barrelbelly
Hmmmm!...I think it is now much wiser to take a...

Hmmmm!...I think it is now much wiser to take a wait and see position with Microsoft and Sony (before making the leap to Oculus Rift or Vive). Especially based on an article like this one today....
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-19-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 444
Posted By barrelbelly
Now this is how you make a movie or TV series...

Now this is how you make a movie or TV series about VR! Even though it has truly frightening implications.
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Forum: Latest Industry News   10-18-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,398
Posted By barrelbelly
This sounds really odd. Except Razer sees THX as...

This sounds really odd. Except Razer sees THX as a big part of their planned aggressive push into VR. So on that narrow basis it may make a lot of sense. From VR Games to VR films & Video...sound...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-09-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 444
Posted By barrelbelly
@Anthony1: No...I did not see the Oculus...

@Anthony1:
No...I did not see the Oculus connect 3. I'll look it up. I agree with the Golf comments. I think PS is almost already there with the Move. It just needs to be weight adjustable to...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-07-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 444
Posted By barrelbelly
IMO VR Golf will be one of the very best...

IMO VR Golf will be one of the very best simulations of all time for the Genre. It won't happen until VR matures more...Treadmills are made specifically to synch and simulate with VR. And as you...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   09-30-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 444
Posted By barrelbelly
I have all of my fingers crossed that this one...

I have all of my fingers crossed that this one will launch in VR, Since I'll be onboard early in 2017 with one or more of the headsets (PSVR seems for sure). But I still love the idea of having a...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   09-30-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 127,803
Posted By barrelbelly
Nice! I really wanted to try this game, because...

Nice! I really wanted to try this game, because "Time" based games are one of my favorite genres. But I didn't have XB1 or a DX12 capable GPU yet. Now I will definitely snag it in the Steam Winter...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   09-29-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 444
Posted By barrelbelly
I agree with your opening statement HeadRush. And...

I agree with your opening statement HeadRush. And in fact that was exactly the point I was attempting to make. Especially the grown up & politics part of it. But it looks like actual VR game...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   09-29-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 444
Posted By barrelbelly
This right here is a bombshell that seems to be...

This right here is a bombshell that seems to be exploding in an out of control way right now for Palmer Luckey, Oculus Rift, and Facebook.
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Forum: HTPC Gaming   09-29-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 127,803
Posted By barrelbelly
I definitely plan to grab this one. But I really...

I definitely plan to grab this one. But I really don't like early access games. I'll let this one get farther along before jumping. It does have the appealing look and feel of a more expansive...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-21-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By barrelbelly
I loved everything about this movie when it was...

I loved everything about this movie when it was released. From the awesome & haunting David Bowie music, to the "Steven A. Smith" looking talking door knockers (the mouth one), I just adored the...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   09-16-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 4,994
Posted By barrelbelly
The Intel product looks really interesting. My...

The Intel product looks really interesting. My only problem was the video in the link played upside down. That was annoying. I don't know if Intel meant for it to be viewed that way. I didn't see any...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   09-16-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 248
Posted By barrelbelly
@YRD: Your post made me think about something I...

@YRD:
Your post made me think about something I have wondered about for awhile. I don't understand why gaming laptop makers don't design their products to be more modular. Especially since one...
Forum: PlayStation Area   09-12-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 9,259
Posted By barrelbelly
@Anthony1: I can talk about this a bit. My...

@Anthony1:
I can talk about this a bit. My daughter in law (in Texas) is Japanese. She is very bright with a Masters Degree in Finance from one of the top Universities over there. And she does a lot...
Forum: PlayStation Area   09-10-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 9,259
Posted By barrelbelly
I too, like DaverJ demoed a PS4VR combo at my...

I too, like DaverJ demoed a PS4VR combo at my nearby Best Buy. I thought it was awesome! and it was perfectly balanced with their console IMO. I think Sony has a real winner on their hands. I really...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-27-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,058
Posted By barrelbelly
I sure wouldn't want to sit 2.5 feet from a 70"...

I sure wouldn't want to sit 2.5 feet from a 70" 8k display. Heck I wouldn't want to sit 5' from it. But I do see potential value for 8k in the developing category of VR headsets/displays. In...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   08-24-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 367
Posted By barrelbelly
Hmmm...there are a ton of games ready to be...

Hmmm...there are a ton of games ready to be played in VR on PC right now with VorpX. And it looks like you can even configure your XBox360 controller in VorpX to play all of the Mass Effect segments...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   08-24-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 36,860
Posted By barrelbelly
@DaverJ: Great feedback. DEMD is on my get list...

@DaverJ:
Great feedback. DEMD is on my get list this week too. I played DEHR on Xbox 360 and it was one of my all time favorite games. I never played all of the DLC. But I bought the full DE boat...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,433
Posted By barrelbelly
This in a nutshell is exactly why I adamantly...

This in a nutshell is exactly why I adamantly refuse to go digital download only! I'll stick with a disk based system until I croak for movies, games, music, video, pictures and archiving of any...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   08-16-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 367
Posted By barrelbelly
VR is a very fast moving category right now. If...

VR is a very fast moving category right now. If the following article regarding Intel VR is indicative of where things are headed; It looks very promising.
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Forum: HTPC Gaming   08-15-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 127,803
Posted By barrelbelly
I love exploration games. Especially interactive...

I love exploration games. Especially interactive ones like this one is purported to be. But the awful reviews, glitches and crashes have me spooked. I'll wait for an inevitable $4.99-$8.99 Steam sale...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   08-10-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By barrelbelly
What this article says to me is: Massive...

What this article says to me is:

Massive overkill for 1080p gaming at the top
Massive overkill at the top @ mid ultra res
Anemic and lacking by all at 4k. But a promising compromise at the...
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