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    MrAnderBRO

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  • joined Jan 17, 2014
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Yeah, it could be done more cheaply but it would suck. I don’t think a lot of people realize that Kinect also handles noise cancellation. I can have few friends over, play a game with the volume turned all the way up, and everyone at my house can be in a party chatting with my other xbox friends and they won’t hear anything but our voices. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve used this.

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Whole game for 24 hours. Some games you’ll be able to burn through.

I’m guessing you probably won’t get achievements though

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This is so cool that you are here responding to comments! I’m not kidding, I think it’s awesome that you are proactively taking a direct approach with your customers.

While you are here, I want to say that I think Guacamelee is one of the best games on XO right now. The art style, humor, and platforming elements all combine together for one really fun experience. Kudos to you and your team, sir!

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I know that, Sherlock. I’m talking about when you click on the tab in big picture mode. The first thing you see is recommended games. Read my original comment again and you ‘ll see that. You can argue that it isn’t an advertisement all you want, but it’s something I wouldn’t see unless someone was trying to sell me something. For me, that is an ad, no matter how subtle it might be.

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This is how I turned them off.

Steam -> Settings -> Interface -> Uncheck “Notify me about additions or change… etc etc..”

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No thing goes over your head. Your reflexes are too fast and you would catch it.

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I’ll try that when I get home

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I just did a Google search for this: why do i see ads when I exit steam

I’m not the only one I’m afraid. But you can disable!

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I get that. I guess I’ve just never really paid any attention to those because they are pretty unobtrusive and sometime those ads are things that I actually care about. I’d rather have the opportunity to see an ad about something that I’m interested in than not have that option at all.

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Whatever helps you sleep at night, mate.

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Usually, I start up Steam with the desktop client. It is a windowed version of what you see if you navigate to Steam via a browser. I then launch Big Screen mode. Yes, when you launch Big Screen mode you don’t see anything, but as soon as you get to the Store it offers recommendations. Sorry, but those are ads even if they are targeted toward you. They want you to buy those things and that is the purpose of an ad.

Don’t forget about the ads you see when you exit the game!

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Watching the xbox 360 UI turn into a billboard is what made me more of a PC gamer this gen

Dude, Steam hits me with adds as soon as I launch it in desktop mode. You also get hit when you exit a game. There are definitely ads on PC

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