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gizmo1990

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  1. Wow, that blew me away. Absolutely pitch perfect in every way, imo. What a fantastic trailer, fucking bravo!
  2. I think it's very difficult to talk about frame rates now without prior experience and context of what was possible back in the 8 and 16 bit days. A good example is that new Amiga fps. It's a great achievement on a A500 but would you honestly want to play it at its current fps? I know I couldn't and I can still happily play BBC Elite and Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe etc. However, its A1200 speed which looks nearer 20 (?) now we're talking. That's perfectly playable for me with no nostalgia driven experience. I suspect though that a player with no experience or enjoyment of older games would be able to put up with even the 1200s speed.
  3. This looks really lovely, fantastic stuff. Shout out to the decision to show it via CRT too. That does a fair bit of heavy lifting visually, giving it that lovely soft hue and glow.
  4. This was bloody good. Went in knowing very little, other than the basic setup and general gossip during filming, came away being thoroughly entertained and buzzy. It's basically a glorious homage to old Hollywood, ageing, friendship and a massive dollop of What If! Gleeful stuff. As a side note, the Bruce Lee scene was utterly harmless, the proverbial storm in a teacup, imo.
  5. Are there any Switch physical releases, other than Tetris 99, which include a 1 year online sub? I need to re sub but I'd rather grab a physical game than just the £17.99 an online sub I think it currently is. Tbh, I'm tempted to just get another copy of Tetris!
  6. This show really does deserve all the plaudits. Has it been mentioned how (imo) this is the perfect example of how to update a nostalgia based drama into a modern context? From female characters to masculinity to modern social values, it treads a line so wonderfully assuredly. Just a pure delight and proves you can do something like this and keep 'most' people happy. It's just damn hard and requires amazing writers.
  7. I thought this looks surprisingly good from the trailer. Can it capture the spirit of the those 80s and early 90s buddy cop films?
  8. I wasn't that fussed, but then they got me with the end. Hopefully therell be moree of that and it will actually go somewhere.
  9. As soon as that music comes in.. whoosh! Damn the nostalgia is strong. All in!
  10. I watched Prometheus a few times and that was a few too many, as far as I'm concerned. The downright stupidity of the characters, the depiction of exploration and the major beats of the movie, destroy any of the praise worthy stuff on show, imo.
  11. The deepfake stuff is really impressive now, isn't it. I kinda want a re release of Tron Legacy with it.
  12. I feel like the psychological effects of retro games is rarely mentioned but one which must surely chime with many. I get the same calming feeling when I look at my collection. And that's before checking out the boxes, going through manuals, leafing through magazines. Let alone playing the games themselves! It's obviously that connection to the past but there's something grounding about it. Physically being able to hold and puruse the objects, that has a deep effect on the mind, or my mind at least.
  13. 4K is a race to wasted potential and creativity, imo. Long may (and will) Nintendo rebuff the cries from the tiny minority of their players who feel like it will magically justify a new gaming system. DLSS offers a gentle path for Nintendo to support a form of 4K in the future, likely the Switch 2.
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