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Starfield: How To Change Appearance & Name

Here's how you can change your appearance and name in Starfield.

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15 Most Lively Open-World Games – 2023 Edition

With this feature, we run down 15 of the most dynamic open worlds players can just get lost in for dozens upon dozens of hours.

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StarkR3ality1d 4h ago

Fuck this website.

Imagine thinking you have such rivetting content that you expect people to click 15 times to view your stupid list.

repsahj1d 2h ago

Page-4 is lively-open world? Hahaha.

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Bethesda responding to negative Starfield reviews on Steam

Bethesda's customer support team has been responding to negative Starfield reviews on Steam.

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__y2jb1d 14h ago

That's pretty pathetic but also kind of the standard expected from XBox these days.

Why struggle to create compelling content when you can just tell users they are wrong?

notachance1d 14h ago

currently people flocked to the comment section of those reviews to mock the AI template response lol

probably used their "advanced" engine to procedurally generate those comment 🤣

OtterX1d 14h ago (Edited 1d 14h ago )

Someone should do a YouTube video of Starfield NPCs reading these "developer" responses, with their bland awkward faces. 😂

OtterX1d 14h ago

Most small indies don't even grovel this much for approval. It sounds kind of unprofessional really, "oh you didn't play it right", like a teenage employee at Gamestop. Usually developer responses on Steam thank the person for their feedback, tell them that they'll consider this feedback towards future improvements to the game. This just comes across as, "our product is fine as it is, you're just not playing it right". Man, I'm starting to read these in a snarkyTodd Howard voice. 😩

anast1d 12h ago

"Man, I'm starting to read these in a snarkyTodd Howard voice. 😩"

This means it's time to get out of this relationship.

MrBaskerville1d 11h ago

Maybe they saw how much goodwill New Blood got from being snarky in Steam reviews. Just reads different when you aren't funny and you are writing on behalf of a trillion dollar company.

Michiel19891d 9h ago

ofc it's unprofessional because they get trained in customer support, not in game design. I worked in customer support for a bit over a year and often you just get presented with questions or problems that you don't have much to do with or knowledge about, but still have to answer. It doesn't take away that the person gave probably the most awful response they could have, but its also not such a drama that this twitter Karen makes it out to be. It's funny though.

UpvotedOpinions1d 11h ago

What about Sony tlou2 "review bombing" and having meta put down legit user reviews and Neil druckmann defending The game on social media and how others are wrong and dont get The masterfully crafted story. He probably still does IT lol

OtterX1d 11h ago

Steam are 100% verified purchases. There's your difference.

I don't agree with review bombing either, but these are 1st hand experiences. Of course peoples' opinions, who only have 1-2 hour logged, should be taken with a grain of salt.

Redemption-641d 9h ago

Stop making a fool of yourself. The only time Neil came out and said anything was when some of the devs where being harassed and he was getting death threats, even anti-semitic messages. Unless you are one of those people that think threatening devs, voice actress and her daughter, sending racist anti-semitic messages are criticism?

-Foxtrot1d 7h ago (Edited 1d 7h ago )

@Redemption-64

You're also making a fool out of yourself trying to make him out to be a saint.

The MAJORITY of his tweets from the minute TLOU2s plot was leaked was him throwing fuel onto the fire and deliberately stirring the pot, he loved people calling him as he got to bundle actual trolls and fans with legit criticism together so it become "Well if don't like it then you're homophobic, transphobic, racist or a typical troll".

https://boundingintocomics....

Like...there's no need. This is a fragment of the shit he was saying during the time and the whole metacritic fiasco was basically removing any actual legit criticism to fluff up the user score. Yet despite that and removing thousands upon thousands of reviews it's still only 5.8.

Redemption-641d 6h ago (Edited 1d 6h ago )

@Foxtrot

Look fox we all get how the last of us hurt you and your thin-skinned ilk. The harassing, death threats, lies and racist began almost immediately after the leaks. The very 1st response from Neil that I recall was to send a standard statement about how sad the team feels about the leaks and for players to actually play the game and judge for themselves. Death threats, harassing, racism followed immediately from snowflakes

I don't need to defend him or the game, I was here and on Twitter when the racist messages, death threats began before he even said anything, but I guess you will pretend otherwise. He also never went as low as you and your ilk, plus he was within his right to make fun of such snowflakes that are so hurt over a video they wished him to literally die. You have made a complete fool of yourself so many times and everyone here know how easily triggered you get. Just take a seat, I have little time to out you in your place.

Also, stop embarrassing yourself, it was entertaining watching miserable people like you get this worked over a video game, but now it's getting sad. You using user reviews shows your desperation. No one with a functioning brain well would. Especially giving the game was review bomb. Within 3-5 hours of the game being released there were 10s of thousands of negative reviews from people who didn't even play the game. Am sure that's what you view as legit.

How about we use sites such as Amazon that requires verified users to review the game? That would not fit the narrative you want to push. The only place you would large negative rating are from placing that don't require you to prove you own the game, care to guess why?

DeusFever1d 5h ago

“What about Sony tlou2 ‘review bombing’”

Whataboutism is the epitome of a weak argument but even so, incels complaining about women in games isn’t the same as customers who are disappointed by gameplay and graphics.

Killer2020UK1d 3h ago

@foxtrot when you pick an incredibly ill chosen hill to die on, do everyone a favour and don't draw it out for three years

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Ra30301d 9h ago

Naw....this is just Microsoft out trying to collect that Xbox tax! A Trillion Dollar Corporation out there working them streets bullying, intimidating gamers, maybe paying that actual tax of other former friendlies but naw not pathetic its Microsoft being Microsoft doing what Microsoft do there's no level they won't stoop to.

0hMyGandhi1d 6h ago

Me: I tried the bike but it seems to fall apart when I try to ride it: the brakes stop working, the tires keep rapidly deflating, the handlebars turn in place, and the seat pops off when going over small bumps.

Bethesda: You're just riding it wrong.

Abracadabra1d 3h ago

Gamers are entitled little shits... always complaining about something.

Godmars2901d 3h ago

Standard for Bethesda you mean. Fallout 76 aside for having as many issues, failing to live up to official hype, not even Tod Howard could simply brush them off.

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anast1d 14h ago (Edited 1d 14h ago )

I also heard they were going to heavily monetize the modding scene.

crazyCoconuts1d 13h ago

These responses are so Microsoft - lean into the fail.
"I don't like this game"
"Are you sure you don't like this game? Could you perhaps actually like this game? I think you might! You do like this game after all!"

OtterX1d 13h ago (Edited 1d 13h ago )

"TELL ME YOU LOVE ME!!!!!" ((growled in a deep sinister voice)) 😭🤬👹

https://i2.wp.com/www.nerfe...

MrBaskerville1d 11h ago

You can't find it boring, it's fun!

gold_drake1d 13h ago

its just so wild to me that they actually defend the loading screens and empty planets.

we've see other games that have more complex infrastructure with less loading time in this gen.

dumahim1d 10h ago

The funny thing is that some of those loading screens aren't even needed. There's places you can trigger the loading screen with a door but then go around where there isn't a door, and there's no load screen. I can't remember the exact example but I did run into one of them in my playthrough and I think Alex mentioned it in one of the DF videos.