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  1. Binge

    Binge Overclocking Surrealism

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    Who got? For what platform did you get? Noticing weird behavior on your PC version? Turn Vsync off!!!

    My impression of the game has been nothing but good after I fixed the Vsync issue. The story had me almost pulling an all nighter. It's not very scary unless you're fooled by the classics but it sure keeps you awake, lol! Graphics are very nice, but I wish they had options for AA.

    Do you guys like your copies? I am in chapter 3 right now on HARD and kickin' :pimp:
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    I saw this on IGN and i want to get this so much. i might pick it up soon.
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    I want to get this game too. It looks sick!

    I might try and rent it for my 360 this weekend.
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    My co-worker has it on 360 and says its definitely worth buying if you like scarey games. He is a big fan of Bioshock and said Dead Space is right up there with it if no better.
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    i want! i want!
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    playing F.E.A.R was scary is this game good than fear?
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    Chapter 3 umm it's only just been released. How many chapters it have ?.

    Think i'll skip this one for a while as it sounds like it would not last me and my wife for more than 2 days.

    All though look forword in playing it when it drops price and hopefully EA have allowed more exspenses for updates.
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    It's a 12 chapter story based on the locations you go inside the ship. The chapters in no way reflect the length of the game, but areas you can access. There are mission objectives, maps with highlighted areas and pathways to help you complete the missions, and the objectives themselves scale really well in relation to what chapter you receive them.

    :)

    Oh and this is more like Resident Evil 4 with nicer controls than something like FEAR
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    From what I've seen/read, this game puts FEAR to shame when it comes to scaring the crap out of you.
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    hmm this makes me get a copy :D
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    It doesn't even launch for me. Screen goes black to load, then it crashes. I'm about tired of these bugged ass games.
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    Is there a way to get 1st person with this game ?..

    Was watching more vids on it and that weired 3rd person camera looks dumb... Silly me to miss such a details as i hate it when they do that.
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    I think this view is good in an horror game since you can't really do a 180 degree turn instantly, it kinds of makes you more stressed, I don't know if you understand what I mean.
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    Ya, but the sluggish controls response (yes, Vsync is off, yes sensitivity is raised) make me even more stressed.

    I'd use a gamepad, but the one I have has a problem with the right analog stick. It's all backwards. Up = left, right = up etc.
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    EA is useless. I got the game to load ONCE after uninstall/reinstall (wouldn't even uninstall right) and controls were shot. The camera just spins and can't stop it.
    Now, the game won't even load.

    EA needs to be sued.

    I turned vsync off and mouse was fine. It's just a buggy piece of shit.
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    You seem to be the only person with this problem. You should make a help thread.

    I played it alittle on my friends 360 and love it. I'm planing to get it for PC
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    No point. It's not like EA will ever fix it (in a timely manner).

    No problems with any other games (except far cry 2 of course haha).
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    yeh , me too , i hear it will be great title maybe more than farcry2 , we should get it and me too sure :toast:
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    Do you have a Guitar Hero guitar connected to your computer? I can't have mine connected, UT3 and GoW thinks it's a regular XBOX controller and gets confused.
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    LOL, guitar hero....

    Well, you might be on to something, I do have a flight control system hooked up.

    But it's pointless. The game doesn't even load.
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    c:\Users\YourProfile\Appdata\ElectronicArts\Deadspace\ or something like that... in that folder there is a settings.txt file. Delete it before loading up the game. This is a huge problem with 90% of vista users.

    Turn off Vsync~ crank up the mouse sensitivity.

    The loading issue seems to be that the game can not be loaded up in resolutions above 640x480 >.> stupid EA
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    Shame so not realistic. I was hoping for another game like AVP dark creepy FAST! and so on but controls sound crap to me and only being able to turn around slow ( Semi Slow ?), well i know if i was him i'd be turning around instantly HAHA. Shame i hated DOOM 3 for lame spawns and i HAD hope for this one but o well. Back to hoping for another AVP lol.
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    I second that for another AVP; God what a classic set of games.


    Though, give Dead Space an hour or two of your time, and you'll start to find some features, aspects and such that broaden it's horizons. I won't say anymore, don't want to spoil it.

    Visually speaking it's alright; for me it has way too much of a console look or maybe a 'Carmack,' look. The physics are dandy smooth, but the texture resolution is awful, and the lack of AA support is definatley left wanting.

    I won't re-harp on the controls, but I for one am glad you move slow. It adds to the creepiness, and it also helps the yucky controls seem more tolerable :)
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    dude.... you have a D2 card... and vista 64bit...
    I have these issues too... i think its openAL.... (soundcard)

    not sure...

    can you run Unreal Tournament 3, Grid?
    cause i cant on my vista boot
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    UT3 is fine, as is all other games (both crysis, TF2, flat out UC, stalker 1 and 2, bioshock, BIA HH, etc).

    I have Grid installed, haven't played yet.

    I haven't had an issue with gaming unless it's EA (battlefield 2 ring a bell lol).

    I just installed (for the third time) and dead space SEEMS to work. I'll have to actually get in game and try it out.

    And this xonar is smoking the x-fi POS that I had.

    EDIT: It runs, but vid driver keeps crashing and recovering every few secs. This is absurd. Using Xtreme-G 178.26. I reverted back from 180.42/43, but that didn't fix the shadows or grass in Far Cry 2. I had to crank the brightness and gamma to see anything but black in shadows and the grass is still blue/green. These console ports are terrible.
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