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EA's Origin has signed up 9.3 million players since launch {Joystiq}

Feb 1st 2012 8:42PM @Ospov If it was just down to the accounts, then Origin would have around 160 million users. Its 9 million active Origin Client users.

CESA calculates gaming industry losses due to portable piracy {Joystiq}

Jun 7th 2010 10:15AM @maemikemae
That would be a valid argument, if the company actually lost something when you made a copy of their game.
The best a illegal copy of a game will cause is a lost sale, copying something that you will never use, and therefor never buy, is nothing. The game company is not sitting there with less copies to sell, as there is a infinite supply of copies available.

Steeling a car filled with diamonds, will make the owner of that car have one less car and one set of diamonds less. This is not the case when you make a copy of something.

We don't hate 'I Hate Mountains,' a fan-made Left 4 Dead campaign {Joystiq}

Jun 6th 2010 7:48PM The map could have needed some Valve-esk man off the street testing.
While the scripts are really awesome, and new meshes look great, voice scripting is fantastic, and overall, great work on these parts... It is way to dark, so hard to see where you should go, each map seems to have a split way system, but nothing preventing me from backtracking up the wrong way when I come to a centre point, they have not followed the "lights" rule that Valve has (always follow the light, it will guide you to the right way) so I ended up wandering into areas that were brighter then the surrounding areas, but going the wrong way. I also felt that the amount of loot was lacking. After a tank, 1/3rds of the way along one map, I ran out of ammo, did not find new weapons or a ammo stash before the safe room.

All in all, if they did some minor fixes, this would be on par with Blood Harvest or Mercy Hospital. It's already way better then The Passing and Swamp Fever.
Looking forward to the L4D2 port, better lighting system, weather effects,

CESA calculates gaming industry losses due to portable piracy {Joystiq}

Jun 6th 2010 7:34PM Did they also note that the most popular DS Torrent files are packed with ALL DS games ever made? So, even if you just want that one game, you end up getting 6000 games along side it, as it's the fastest torrent there.

Latest Left 4 Dead 2 mutation: more like Left 1 Dead {Joystiq}

May 29th 2010 10:25AM Best mutation yet, should add it as a permanent thing.

For every Alpha Protocol video, there's a Joystiq post {Joystiq}

May 26th 2010 2:53PM Nope, there is me as well, Obsidian never let me down, they are like a poor version of BioWare.

There games might not look that great, but they are always fantastic to play.

Oh, and a new game with Brian Mitsoda attached to it, this can't go wrong.

For every Alpha Protocol video, there's a Joystiq post {Joystiq}

May 26th 2010 2:50PM Comes out tomorrow, if you are in Europe AND got it from Steam.

Report: Mass Effect movie rights obtained by Legendary Pictures {Joystiq}

May 25th 2010 1:06PM Well, it's going to be
Avi Arad
Iron Man 2 Visuals
Mass Effect
Who knows...

Inhabitat's Week in Green: surfing renewable energy, hexagonal LEDs, and ultra-efficient aerodynamics {Engadget}

May 23rd 2010 10:42PM @FADE Wave power generation will slow down water flow in the ocean, and from there, slow down the spin of the earth. Same thing with to much wind power.

Google to digitally distribute games through web-based app store {Joystiq}

May 20th 2010 3:38PM you already know the userbase of a OS that is not out? I for one plan on having Chrome on the laptop, but I still have a powerhouse gaming PC that runs anything under the sun...