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Submitted by WilliamUsher 155d ago | video

Xbox Live Booed Out At QuakeCon By PC Gamers

One Angry Gamer "Wow, Microsoft just can’t seem to catch a break can they? The Micro ‘S’ has been on a huge upswing lately with trying to recover their image from the Hidenbox that Don Mattrick and crew crashed and burned over the public in 2013, but it looks like they still haven’t won back over some of the most core of the core gamers from within the gaming community, especially not in the deepest, darkest, inner circles of the Glorious PC Master Race." (Culture, Xbox LIVE)

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GeofferyPeterson  +   155d ago
When will the Xbox booing stop? I know they have made mistakes in the past but people used to love the Xbox!
WilliamUsher  +   155d ago
It's going to be a long, hard walk back up to the top of the mountain.

I really wasn't expecting gamers to boo out deals on a gaming service. lol, I mean really... THEY BOOED OUT GAME DEALS!!!
KendrickLamar  +   155d ago
That's because the one's who booed are also the one who also so happen to be the most obnoxious gamers...they are:

http://www.youtube.com/watc...
LOGICWINS  +   155d ago
I don't consider anyone that boos game deals a gamer.
Somebody  +   155d ago
QuakeCon have always been about PC gaming so it's understandable when someone appear to promote stuff that won't appear on the PC will get no warm hugs and cheers. Consoles edged out the PC from E3 with the 360 and PS3 so seeing next gen console stuff on other PC-centric conventions is worrying.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   155d ago
Well The PC Master Race wants nothing to do with consoles.

Especially at a super PC event like Quakecon.
SPARTAN3  +   155d ago
long hard walk? No it will be one console generation like sony did from ps3 to ps4.
aiBreeze  +   155d ago
Well it would be like promoting PSN deals at a halo convention.
its_JEFF  +   155d ago
ehhh... I wouldn't pay too much mind to it. Remember when the fighting community booed the guys announcing "Killer Instimct"? which BTW I am totally ashamed of as a gamer, booing the devs for making a game? Come on... KI was a this years EVO, so they may boo but I doubt it will stop them from buying it or using it. Remember the COD kids who swore not to buy the next COD... Yeah, they bought it.
aiBreeze  +   155d ago
^^^ The booing was more because of the Xbox One (back then it was before the 180s) as opposed to booing the game. Many people were really excited for Killer Instinct, it's just the excitement couldn't let them look past all the flaws with the Xbox One's initial vision.
Thomaticus  +   155d ago
It wasn't the deal per se, it was more who they were dealing with to market those deals.
mcarsehat  +   155d ago
The destination isn't even the TOP of the mountain, what about half way up where the ps4 would be too.
At the top sites the ps3, the 360 and the PC the consoles with a lot of experience and love behind them.

Contrary to what everyone says, if you play a game on a console, a phone, a calculator or go on twitter, you are a gamer. I wouldn't boo a console or company out of a conference hall because i don't own them, that's just weird but it's the same amount of weird that comes from most gamers. I'm a gamer but i wouldn't say the phrase "gamers are sulky, whiny, petty psuedo intellectuals" is wrong.
DragonKnight  +   155d ago
This isn't about the Xbox One. People said they didn't boo the PS4 but it really wouldn't be surprising if they had because A)They're PC elitists (different from PC gamers) and are just like that. B)It's Quakecon. A convention named after a famous PC game. Consoles don't have much of a place there.
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ThanatosDMC  +   154d ago
That's their fault for putting anything peasant related news in front of the PC master race people. I dont even understand why they would put anything console related on such an event.
Michiel1989  +   154d ago
I don't consider anyone who booes out a (certain) console a gamer.
r1sh12  +   154d ago
@williamusher exactly.
Its just a game deal, yet it makes great 'news' LOOL.
People have too much time, if they write an entire article on this 90second video :(
guitarded77  +   154d ago
Pretty low brow to boo something so trivial. It's one thing to boo a policy or something not good for gamers in general, it's another to boo a freaking sale price. A lot of people in that auditorium need to grow up.
TheRedButterfly  +   154d ago
- _ - Couldn't you just keep to Cinemablend? That way we wouldn't have to see or hear from you outside of your lair of deceit and exaggeration?
Concertoine  +   154d ago
Why are people surprised? This is primarily long time PC gamers being shown comparatively poor deals on a console they probably don't care about. I wouldn't be surprised if they booed playstation either.
mrpsychoticstalker  +   155d ago
Millions still love it, just n4g doesnt.
johndoe11211  +   155d ago | Well said
Your hatred and ignorance knows no bounds. Are you saying that everyone at quackecon are n4g'ers? For God's sakes get a life.
MysticStrummer  +   155d ago
"just n4g doesn't."

That's clearly not true.

Millions could love it and it still might not sell more than 10 million, so your comment is both false and meaningless.

Well done!
Eonjay  +   155d ago
This is from Quakecon not N4G.
Unless you think that the event is attended exclusively by readers from this site.

And you are on N4G so you must hate the Xbox One as well.
zeuanimals  +   155d ago
For someone who constantly badmouths N4G, you kind of spend a lot of your time here. 1076 comments right now and that's all from less than a year. You also only have 1 bubble meaning you must visit a lot of articles everyday to be able to get that many comments in less than a year.
sAVAge_bEaST  +   155d ago
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Why o why  +   155d ago
-MORE=

Talk about defence force. What on earth has the quakecon reaction got to do with n4g.....
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nix  +   155d ago
i'm sure it's not N4Gers.

why go all the way to the conference to boo when it can be done from the couch? we're all too lazy ass for that!
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UltraNova  +   155d ago
Oh my...you clearly weren't around early last gen were you? You know when n4g was xbox land?

Well, deal with it or rather deal with your purchase and stop spreading bullshit.
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kayoss  +   155d ago
@mrpsychoticstalker
You have only one bubble rofl.
Akira2020  +   155d ago
"Millions still love it, just n4g doesn't"
....Denial just isn't a river in New Jersey my good man.
kenshiro100  +   155d ago
Boo hoo, no one likes the XB1 on N4G!

Just stop. Microsoft brought this on themselves.
Revengeance  +   155d ago
Spoken like a true Xbox drone
FlameHawk  +   155d ago
Probably wouldn't have made a difference if it was PSN, those guys were teh masta race.
WildArmed  +   155d ago
Pretty much.

It wasn't the fact that it was Xbox Live, but more so that it wasn't steam.

Origin / UPlay may have gotten the same booing as well
WilliamUsher  +   155d ago
@WildArmed

Nah, they didn't boo out GMG and a few other digital services that were listed where Bethesda/id games were being sold at a discount during the presentation.

EDIT: But you're probably right, they would have likely booed out uPlay since it sucks pretty badly.
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LOGICWINS  +   155d ago
True. If the Apple Store/Play Store popped up on that screen the reaction would have been the same. These people are literally that stupid to whine about something that doesn't affect them.
BitbyDeath  +   154d ago
It was more likely because MS tried forcing Live onto PC which got rejected a number of years ago.

It has a history with the PC crowd and not a good one.
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joab777  +   155d ago
Sorry, MS doesnt get a pass on breaking the hearts of millions of loyal fans. We all had such high hopes for xbone and they took it for granted and decided to tell us what we wanted and needed...cool new tech and entertainment. NOOOOO! We bought into the xbox b/c of its commitment to gaming and gamers.

If u wanna know how bad MS actually screwed up. All Sony did was copy the blueprint written by MS last gen and now they are beloved and selling very well. MS was forced to do a 180, but there are drawbacks and will be the entire gen b/c they thought they knew better than we did. No pass from me.
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dragunrising  +   155d ago
Comment needs even more emotion.
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DLConspiracy  +   155d ago
I see the N4g community was finally able to use the 'off topic' bubble properly for a change.
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ATi_Elite  +   155d ago | Well said
Ok this is QuakeCon bro not E3. Dont mention xb1 or any console when you are sitting in a room full of Core PC Gamers and Steam is on the big screen.

(Yes some consolers were there, i spoke to 2 of them and gave them PC building advice)

Wolfenstein, Quake, Doom are the foundation for FPS and all utilized the PC unique abilities (at that time) to make for revolutionary gaming experience.

So pluggin the XB1 was the worst out of the 3 because Microsoft's DirectX Box represents MS turning its back on PC Gaming and being a follower when they use to be a one of a few innovative leaders in the gaming biz.

Sony PS4 was mentioned and it wasnt booed or cheered as PC Gamers nodded with respect to a company (Sony) and a machine thats delivering the best console experience the correct way since day PS1. Sony never ditched their Core audience ulike MS who ditched PC Gamers then ditched Xbox fans with that Kinect thing.

Ditching your core audience twice and Games For Windows Lousy will get you booed until MS recognizes its mistakes.
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MRMagoo123  +   155d ago
Thats the best comment I think you have ever made bubbles up for well said.
CaptainObvious878  +   155d ago
Great comment.

Wish I could agree twice.
MasterCornholio  +   155d ago
That's so true.

Well said.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   155d ago
@ATI Very cool and Icy comment.
TardcoreGamer  +   155d ago
Well said! I couldn't agree more with you.
imt558  +   154d ago
Great post, ATI.

Anyway, Xbone get booed a year ago @EVO 2013 :

https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Seafort  +   154d ago
Well said.

This isn't about consoles this is about PC gamers long history with Microsoft. Much longer than Xbox gamers history with them.

MS abandoned the PC gaming platform to make their own gaming platform and still have to this day.

They've been doing everything they can to bring down PC gaming from buying out Bungie so PC gamers didn't get the Halo franchise, closing down Ensemble Studios who made the best RTS games on PC and then bringing out the abomination that is G4WL.

And now they want to make everything ok and come back to PC gaming. No wonder they got booed.
HaveAsandwich  +   155d ago
ouch. it's all ouch.
IndoAssassin  +   155d ago
Well what did they expect. Windows Live was an abomination. They try to charge a monthly fee to use that abomination. They change the name of Windows Live store to Xbox store. They keep saying they will support PC, yet they go to a PC centric conference to promote Xbox.

Gee I wonder why
dmitrijs88  +   155d ago
Never forget, never forgive.
beerzombie  +   155d ago
I hope your love ones apply this to you and your mistakes that you make. Then persecute you forever for them.
GamerzElite  +   155d ago
I was watching that stream live, and smiled when he said "I am talking abt the kid gamers" and That laughter.
Redgehammer  +   155d ago
Hardcore PC gamers booing XBL, i dont expect anything different. Being a former PC elitist, i laughed at all my friends with consoles for almost 25 years. Now, i believe in gaming where you're happy, and XBL makes me happy. I've been gaming since 1975, and the most stable, consistant fun I have had in the online MP era has been on XBL.
HaveAsandwich  +   155d ago
ok
neogeo  +   155d ago
Stable? Ever try this thing called steam?
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funkybudda  +   155d ago
See, the problem is Xbox's existence is waste of space, if you have a decent PC gaming rig, why get an Xbox? At least with Sony's PS platform, u get to play high quality AAA exclusives that will not make it to the PC side. I got an Alienware and has owned all PS consoles, good setup for me.

But back to topic, promoting anything Xbox related at this event is pure stupidity by MS.
Redgehammer  +   155d ago
Thinking something should not exist, because you are less than keen on it, seems like a problem. Sony has one game that seems a shame to miss, but not enough for me to ever give it money. I have a no Sony electronics zone, in my home, but i am still glad it exists. My will is my own, and imposing it on others is not my idea of being a proponent of choice, and I'm happy with mine.
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2cents  +   155d ago
Just pathetic
Azzanation  +   155d ago
The ones that booed are a disgrace to us gamers. I am also a PC gamer that spends thousands on a gaming rig. I don't boo consoles at all even thought there not my primary source of gaming.
Akira2020  +   155d ago
Valid and respected point, but you should've spent some of those "thousands" on grammar classes....I'm just saying.
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neogeo  +   155d ago
Why not Boo the company that tried to destroy video games as we know it? Yes MS really did want to destroy gaming. If they had what they wanted we would be only playing kinect and watching TV, DRM TV, DRM TV, TV, Comcast, comcast, comcast, Sport, sport, sport.
Azzanation  +   155d ago
@NeoGeo - MS don't own the console market and are free to do whatever they to there products. If they took that road doesn't mean gaming would be ruined since there are other options to choose from like Nintendo or Sony's machine.

Did you forget Sony tried to destroy gaming when they charge $599 for a PS3 and forcing a Blu Ray drive on everyone. PS3 was more expensive and it ended up not as powerful as the cheaper 360? Funny how that works, Sony told us to get 2 jobs.. and since gaming is for kids, what kid is going to get 2 jobs? MS had a different view but still offered us a console with a great controller/service/games for a reasonable price. Full digital gaming requires DRM that's the price we have to pay to go down that track.
iagainsti120  +   155d ago
@Azzanation Im sure with the Xbox 360 once you buy everything that is needed for it (before slim) would cost you more than a PS3 at launch. Xbox $400 Wireless adapter $99.99 Hard drive $99+ Wireless controler + play and charge kit $75 +.
Thats like $730 with Xbox live. So no the Xbox was not cheaper, it just looked cheaper.

How can anyone defend a company like Microsoft that nickle and dimes there customer base every chance they get.
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iagainsti120  +   153d ago
@PumpkinEater69 That 20gb Hard drive was not big enough. I don't have any friends that have not upgraded to the 120GB. + you could only use like 80% of the drive.
Mikikoto  +   155d ago
You guys need to stop playing the sympathetic Microsoft supporter. This has NOTHING to do with Xbox or because it's a console since PS4 wasn't boo'd this has to do with the dreaded games for windows - live that us PC gamers had shoved down our throats for years hell some of us couldn't even play our games because of it. Hell, they EVEN CHARGED US FOR XBOX LIVE when it first came out. Just no, lol. MS constantly states they support the PC community which they tend to do for like the first year or so and then turn us around to fuck us right in the ass. Frankly, many PC games have a deep seated hatred for MS and it's brought by their own actions. This is coming from a PC gamer that owns the original xbox and the 360 with the halo 1 and 2 collectors edition tin box.

http://www.onlysp.com/games...

EDIT: Before anyone start running their mouth talking about Sony Fanboy, post me a link to a Sony DRM storefront that I'm forced to download to play a game. Until then, my comment is valid.
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iagainsti120  +   155d ago
So true. Also i always wanted that green OG Xbox. I also remember the Xbox 360 costing more to run that the fat PS3. I had the 360 first and spent close to $800+ on the console. WiFi adapter, wireless controller, Play and Charge Kit, Hard drives, and Xbox live. Although i preferred the Xbox at the time I also played a lot of PC games back then. I was lucky the have 2 gaming PC's growing up. One was a AMD k6-2 with a Voodoo 3. The Other was a Pentium 4 3.02Ghz with HT, ATI 9800 pro 128MB, Creative labs Audigy 2, and 1GB of Rambus memory. That was a kick ass system I could Run Halflife 2 Max settings at 1200x1600 with Anti-aliasing at 2x.
nosferatuzodd  +   155d ago
Good good hahahahaha
Goro  +   155d ago
These are just hardcore PC gamers, i'm sure they would have booed if it was PS4 as well.
AndrewLB  +   155d ago
That was called "Jeering", not "booing". Two completely different sounds and meanings.

Here... this is jeering. (British House of Commons) http://youtu.be/4bhpXhxP-WU

Booing is what you hear when Obama limp-wrists the opening pitch at a baseball game or when his wife started a NASCAR race. lol.
lelo  +   155d ago
Like every platform out there, pc also have moron fanboys that should be in a asylum.
Haki1112  +   155d ago
Dat Master Race! they would have boo anything that isn't PC lol
hkgamer  +   154d ago
its not a hatred for xbox. quakecon is a pc thing. no one cares for consoles. psn would have been booed aswell.
whothedog  +   154d ago
@Logic

People who attend gaming conventions are not real gamers? pfffff
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XxExacutionerxX  +   154d ago
Pc gaming community means nothing.. Stick to your 1000 hours on Wow that leads to nothing. Pc gaming does not and will not make money unless you bring out a DMR, always online game that you have to pay for every month even though you have to paid full price for the disc retail. Everything else is pirated and so the games developer don't really make money from PC games. Pc games run off microsofts ios, so do you think microsoft care about what the pc community thinks of Xbox One. Pc gaming sucks and has always sucked, 15 years from now do you really remember what pc you played something on. I will never forget Playstation or Snes or PS2 or when I waited in line the first night that I got my PS4 and Xbox One. PC gaming needs to take a hike.
1OddWorld  +   155d ago
They made their bed and now they must lie in it.
HaveAll3  +   155d ago
If Sony can recover from the PS3 after having amazing consoles from the PS1 PS2 days then anybody can recover.
RiPPn  +   155d ago
Sony had a console priced to high, made excuses for lack of rumble in the sixaxis, and a cloud of arrogance. None of this compares to what Microsoft tried to pull.. I'll be surprised if they recover from the mess they made.
XiSasukeUchiha  +   155d ago
Oh boy lot's of work is required!
RichardDawkins  +   155d ago
BOOOO
mhunterjr  +   155d ago
The master race hates consoles, period.
Vegamyster  +   155d ago
I think part of it has to do with GFWL :p
WildArmed  +   155d ago
And Uplay :P

And sometimes Origin
MRMagoo123  +   155d ago
Yet they didnt boo ps4 ....fancy that
XxExacutionerxX  +   154d ago
Pc gamers hate the PS4, buddy
onyoursistersback  +   155d ago
you mean
"the mustard rice"
right???
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funkybudda  +   155d ago
Did that come out from one of those Asian elite gamer's mouth? Sounds like it.
AnotherProGamer  +   155d ago
The true master race owns both PC AND consoles, they are just elitist assholes
funkybudda  +   155d ago
nah, just PC gaming rig + PS4, rest is waste of space and money.
hkgamer  +   154d ago
yeah, though it was a stupid move from ms. quakecon audience dont give a shit about consoles. it bloody has quake on its frucking title.
Vantage  +   155d ago
Oh look there are thousands of hungry people in the worXBOX LIVE BOO!!!

I hope they get gentile warts, yeah gentile warts.
creeping judas  +   155d ago | Funny
Gentile warts? Is that a rich persons genital warts?
Vantage  +   155d ago
Yes
Section8uk  +   155d ago
+bub for making me laugh
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AndrewLB  +   155d ago
Gentile warts are the non-Jewish variety.
OP_Tigrex  +   155d ago
Syphilis
Akira2020  +   155d ago
And may they also contract a nasty "Hair Piece"....LMAO!!!!
Necro_559  +   155d ago
The gaming community has become absolute sheep. Their brains washed. MS hate is the cool thing to do. Even though they dont deserve it. Everything they are doing is great. But people have to fit a false narrative. They do this by lying and spinning things. Keep out the false hate you cattle.
KonsoruMasuta  +   155d ago
To be fair, Microsoft didn't help with things like their orginal plan for 24 hour check ins and all those other be policies.

They seem to be righting the wrongs they made when the XboxOne was first announced but the stigma is still there.

Most people will forget in time, but Microsoft must continue working towards a better image.
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Testfire  +   155d ago
First impressions are so important and MS definitely blew that last E3. It'll take a long time for that ship to right itself.

Personally,I want to see if they give the X1 full core game support throughout its life cycle. If they do that and focus on games, next gen they will win hearts back.
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AndrewLB  +   155d ago
Funny how microsoft is the bad guy for being honest and telling gamers about their DRM plans, and actually listened to them when they voiced opposition. Yet Sony had the EXACT SAME DRM planned, and after watching what happened to Microsoft, they quietly went about removing it via the day 1 patch. While I agree that was a smart tactic, where Sony showed they have zero ethics was when they attacked M$ over the DRM, claiming they would never do such things.
Spotie  +   155d ago
@Andrew: Just stop.

How many times will people have to link the interview from February of last year where Sony said there wouldn't be DRM?

It hurts deep inside, I know, but you can't just put Sony on the same level as Microsoft when it comes to trying to screw people over. It's just not possible.

Microsoft made a bunch of mistakes, told us they were right and we were wrong, and then said we didn't understand even after they rectified the mistakes. So even IF Sony had done the same- which they did not; Google the damn stuff and stop perpetuating lies- they never went as far as all that.

To that end, part of the booing received here was about their screwups in the PC arena. Though it also had to do with promoting a console-related anything at such a gathering.

The thing I hate the most about this site is how it allows people to continue to flat-out lie, especially when that'd explicitly against the rules for commenting.

Here's plenty of articles refuting your stupid claim, from Feb of last year.
https://www.google.com/sear...

Give it a rest.
DigitalRaptor  +   154d ago
Andrew, shut up.

Good guy Microsoft tells people they're going to give you no options to own your physical games, and attempt the biggest anti-consumer heist in the history of the industry. Is that what you're trying to infer? That they were "just trying to be honest"?

http://semlalie.files.wordp...

Stop taking what your fanboy friends tell you, believing it and spreading it around without any indication or proof. Back in February of 2013, Yoshida confirmed there would be no DRM on physical discs in affect of used game sales: http://www.dailytech.com/So...

You hear that? FEBRUARY before Microsoft even announced their Xbone, and before PS4's day one patch.

Stop spreading misinformation just to attempt to even the playing fields and drag Sony down to Microsoft's level. Don Mattrick and his colleagues worked for many years to swindle gamers through a controlling and intrusive series of policies. Stop making crap up to defend your beloved from the hole they've dug for themselves.
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Majin-vegeta  +   155d ago
*Even though they dont deserve it

Yea no...They almost single handedl destroyed gaming.
Imalwaysright  +   155d ago
Huh no. If the gaming community was absolute sheep it would have bendover and accepted MS draconian policies. Its natural to despise MS for attempting to destroy our hobby.
Seafort  +   154d ago
No PC gamers have hated Microsoft for years. Way before the OG Xbox was even thought of.

We'll never trust them again.

When MS released the Xbox that was the nail in the coffin for PC gamers to never have anything to do with MS again.
98xpresent  +   155d ago
Lmao the guy was making up excuses
HaveAll3  +   155d ago
I LOVE MY XBOX ONE, WII U AND PS4...
cell989  +   155d ago
How original, the classic peace keeper, cmon man try harder
HaveAll3  +   154d ago
Why try harder??? I truly love all 3 for different reasons. Just this week I played Titanfall with some friends on Xbox One, then some Mario Kart 8 with the kids and to top it off with some Destiny beta on PS4. I been gaming all my life and never been a "Fan boy" because that would mean I would miss out on some amazing games and that just cant happen. Plus I do game on a PC not as much as I use to but I still do. (Its the only way to play Counter Strike).
tgunzz  +   155d ago
Now that's pathetic. A group calling themselves a master race booing something that is meant for consoles... I do love the subtle slam by the announcer (I am talking to the kids who have not gotten a pc). Just taking this into account, they are booing the very group that they beg ( I mean petition) to get games from... Could this be because of the HMCC not coming watsoever??? Real G's game, while real B's complain...
Bodge  +   155d ago
It would be the same if Microsoft showed Playstation shit at their conference.
tgunzz  +   155d ago
What MS should do is push DX12 back to fall 2016 for the master race... Put their butts on a time out! hahahahahaha!
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LightDiego  +   155d ago
Sony fanboys are the worst!!!
Oh, wait...
TheDevKit  +   155d ago
On this site, Sony Fanboys are defiantly the worst.
WeAreLegion  +   155d ago
Yes, they are "defiantly" the worst. -_-
Snakefist30  +   155d ago
Not really!
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sGIBMBR  +   154d ago
They used to be, now I would say the elitists are the worst. Desperation to be heard.
chobit_A5HL3Y  +   154d ago
i don't understand why people can't spell/use the word "definitely". i really don't. it's not even one of those words that you skim over and think it's the other. i don't know what's more sad, that a grown-ass person can't spell or that other people read it and agreed with it...
SkullBlade169  +   155d ago
Good.
RIP_Cell  +   155d ago
making gamers pay for online, what gamers wouldn't boo that, oh wait PS fans are now fine with that too
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Master-H  +   155d ago
Oh yes, let's act like the instant game collection (across ps4,ps3, vita)/monthly games/price reductions & special ps plus deals don't exist.
Vegamyster  +   155d ago
One of the the big things things PS fans went after Xbox fans last gen was about the need to pay for online, yes the instant game collection is great value for those who either haven't played those games or are interested in them but personally I'd rather have the option, right now on the Humble Bundle you can pick up $234 worth of games for $20 or $174 worth for $8.25 so its not like other platforms don't get good deals.
Kivespussi  +   155d ago
PS+ is awesome but it doesn't justify the service being mandatory
tommygunzII  +   155d ago
I still booo Xbox to this day for starting that. At least PS+ isn't a rip off like Xbox Live was.
WeAreLegion  +   155d ago
I don't think anyone understands. Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network don't run like Steam or Origin. You're using THEIR servers to play most of these games. Steam is the service with which you purchase these games, but most PC games are running on servers created by the developers. Nintendo will follow suit if they ever have a proper online network.
DLConspiracy  +   155d ago
Which in a way consoles have a slight advantage sometimes. More dedicated servers depending on the console.
akaFullMetal  +   155d ago
If sony wanted a better online experience they needed to compete with Xbox live, so they started charging for online to make a better online infrastructure. At least Sony gave games and deals to gamers to give it more value.
kingdom18  +   155d ago
Wow, just wow, is all I can think of after seeing this. The guy seemed scared of getting booed off stage if he said something positive once they started.... booing.
BX81  +   155d ago
So a bunch of pc gamers sort of booed xbl. Wow
Rivitur  +   155d ago
Gotta agree boo..
The_HarryEtTubMan  +   155d ago
"I'm talking about the young kids who haven't stepped up to PC yet" XD
SilentNegotiator  +   155d ago
He knows how to pander.
The_HarryEtTubMan  +   155d ago
He's telling the truth about the peasants.
SonyNGP  +   155d ago
>Taking this seriously
HappyWithOneBubble  +   155d ago
Haha good. Boooo.
ape007  +   155d ago
so much immaturity and elitism.....such bad@asses yeah..........LoL
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Dewitt  +   155d ago
Obviously they were booing because Quakecon is for PC gamers wouldn't make a difference what console it was. Of course this site doesn't realize this, which is why stupid articles like this are approved.
DLConspiracy  +   155d ago
Lately it seems its rather O4G than N4G. "Opinions 4 Gamers".
aerisbueller  +   154d ago
I don't think it's just because it's a console. It's also because the last time MS and Live had anything to do with PC gamers, was when they tried to pull the charge you to play online bs many moons ago. Unlike the xbox sheep at the time praising MS, and waxing poetic about how wonderful it was they had to pay a toll to play online, PC gamers got Games for Windows Live shut down permanently within short order.
ic3fir3  +   155d ago
Hate is not on xbox, is the price of the game, pc gamers find the price of console games ridiculous , even if it was a game of ps4, hate would be equal
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Goku781  +   155d ago
XBOX One is toxic it gets booed alot, you dont see anything like that with Nintendo or PS4.
SilentNegotiator  +   155d ago
I guarantee PSN would get the same amount of booing from that crowd, if not more.
cell989  +   155d ago
Doubt it, psn is more bang for your buck, PC gamers understand this. Ms has no identity at least Sony has a definite set of goals,back at MS Hq they're still scrambling like roaches after a 12 midnight raid.
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mmc-007  +   155d ago
playstation was mationed in the show and it didn't got booed at. sorry for the hard reality..
SilentNegotiator  +   155d ago
"sorry for the hard reality"

I'm devastated.
The_HarryEtTubMan  +   155d ago
You obviously are, responding to everyone that isn't talking to you. Console peasants lol.
Dewitt  +   155d ago
PS was not mentioned the whole presentation, I saw the thing. Quit lying. Also cel they don't care how good of a deal you think it is, they only care about Steam.
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TXIDarkAvenger  +   155d ago
They would. I don't know why your getting disagrees. A large amount of those people at quakecon are PC gamers. They don't give a shit about console stuff, they want to see more PC stuff.
DARK_FOX  +   155d ago
Booooooooooooooo.
SilentNegotiator  +   155d ago
"Less talking, I get to the Doom fest. SHUT UP."
bunt-custardly  +   155d ago
Awesome comment.
edonus  +   155d ago
PC gamers = older virgins
saint_seya  +   155d ago
Well you cant say that all of them are like you.. your experience in life *or lack of it# may differ from others ;)
DigitalRaptor  +   154d ago
I'm curious.

Have you ever gamed on a platform that didn't have a big green 'X' associated with it?
Dlacy13g  +   155d ago
Insecurity is a funny thing.
AutoCad  +   155d ago
N4Sony
Akira2020  +   155d ago
I'm sure Microsoft is very glad they still have loyal fans like you supporting their amped up Cable-box.
IndoAssassin  +   155d ago
Well what did they expect. Windows Live was an abomination. They try to charge a monthly fee to use that abomination. They change the name of Windows Live store to Xbox store. They keep saying they will support PC, yet they go to a PC centric conference to promote Xbox.

Gee I wonder why
mysteryraz11  +   155d ago
quakes always been a pc game so it makes sense, ppl still mad though about the drm for xbox one
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