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Your predictions for 2017

Postby Achtung Englander » Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:39 pm

This is how it will work

10 political predictions

10 game related predictions
http://whatculture.com/gaming/13-predic ... ideo-games

5 death list

3 points for dead on
1 point for half right

To add up on 31 Dec 2017 / 1 Jan 2018

Righto

Political
1. Donald Trump will get impeached
2. Le Penn will win French elections
3. The EU will stop free movement of labour as we know it
4. The US will bomb Iran
5. The Labour party will split into 2 parties
6. The Dow Jones Index will crash by at least 800 points
7. China will devalue the Yen
8. A new US election is called for 2018
9. Assad is assassinated
10. Somewhere in California will have 8 Richter scale earthquake

Games
1. Nintendo will pull out of E3
2. Star Wars Battlefield 2 will outsell Call Of Duty in the UK & USA
3. Oculus Rift experience a price drop of 50% by the end of the year
4. GTA VI announced
5. The Switch will sell less than the Wii U in the US
6. Konami announced it will pull out of console games with the exception of PES
7. Destiny 2 will sell less copies than Destiny 1 in the US
8. Bioshock 3 announced
9. Left 4 Dead 3 announced
10. New Assassin Creed game set in ancient Japan

Death List
1. Prince Philip
2. Kirk Douglas
3. Britney Spears
4. David Jason
5. Michael Caine
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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Prey » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:00 pm

Political
1. Brexit Article 50
2. Brexit Article 50
3. Brexit Article 50
4. Brexit Article 50
5. Brexit Article 50
6. Brexit Article 50
7. Brexit Article 50
8. Brexit Article 50
9. Brexit Article 50
10. Brexit Article 50

Games
1. Destiny 2 will be announced for PC. Will sell fuck all across all platforms ala Titanfall 2.
2. The Nintendo Switch will do worse than the Wii U. Nintendo call it quits on console hardware.
3. THQ Nordic will announce new Darksiders, Saints Row and Red Faction games.
4. Rockstar announce Red Dead Redemption 2 will never come to PC.
5. Valve announces it will cease making its own hardware. Steam controller goes way of the dodo.
6. Mass Effect: Andromeda flops.
7. Call of Duty: World at War II. Back to basics Vietnam based shooter.
8. Blizzard announce Overwatch the MMO. Movie in the works.
9. Far Cry 5 ditches open worldyness. Ubisoft bring on board original devs Crytek. Open world gaming balloon finally bursts.
10. Gearbox redeem itself for Battleborn with first look at Borderlands 3.

Death List
1. Michael Schumacher
2. Kim Kardashian
3. Morgan Freeman
4. David Walliams
5. Noel Edmonds signs new Channel 4 deal for Celebrity Death or no Death. Then dies.

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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby PaladinAl » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:20 pm

Political: Everyone will still be running around in circles while violent barbarians knock at the gates.
Games: They'll all suck and be full of bugs.
Death List: Another shred of hope for humanity will be found in me and swiftly killed.
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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Achtung Englander » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:30 pm

Prey wrote:Political
1. Brexit Article 50
2. Brexit Article 50
3. Brexit Article 50
4. Brexit Article 50
5. Brexit Article 50
6. Brexit Article 50
7. Brexit Article 50
8. Brexit Article 50
9. Brexit Article 50
10. Brexit Article 50

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that is only 3 points not 30 if right !
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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby gpa-gone-west » Wed Dec 28, 2016 12:01 am

Political
1. Tensions in the Sea of Japan between China and the West greatly increase.
2. Le Penn wins, and announces a French EU Referendum
3. Angela Merkel will leave office
4. Shengen Agreement will be scrapped
5. PM Issues Article 50
6. Labour Splits
7. US leaves Nato Alliance
8. EU Army plans put in place (UK refuses to join)
9. Scottish voters choose not have a second Independence Referendum
10. Mike Pence will become US President

Gaming
1. Thief 5 Announced
2. Next COD Game bombs
3. Royal Navy Battleships Arrive in World of Warships
4. Next Single Player Elder Scrolls Game Announced
6. Destiny 2 Bombs
7. GTA VI Announced
8. Geoff Crammond comes out of retirement and creates a killer F1 game



Deaths
1. President Trump Assassinated (If the CIA are reading this. This is a prediction, not a threat) :shock:
2. Meat Loaf
3. A Rookie F1 Driver
4. Turkish President Assassinated
5. Justin Bieber
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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Snowy » Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:10 am

Political
1. Le Penn will lose the French election (fingers crossed - the Austrian far right were expected to win and didn't, so I can only hope that the French also come to their senses)
2. Donald Trump will not do anything about 'building the wall'
3. However he will initiate a new increased nuclear programme
4. Russia will take aggressive military action somewhere outside its current borders (not including Syria)
5. The civil war in Syria will end (again, more out of hope for the poor people there than anything else).
6. Nigel Farage will rebrand UKIP and go back into politics
7. Daesh will continue to lose ground and splinter
8. There will be more European terror attacks that they take the credit for however
9. Racial tensions in the US will continue to increase
10. The queen will die, Charles will choose not to become King, and William will take the throne

Gaming
1. Dave finally upgrades his PC to an AMD/Radeon-free model that runs games
2. Blizzard announces a new MMO
3. EA announce a re-working of Battlefield 1942
4. A new GTA title is announced, but not for the PC
5. Star Citizen will not be released
6. VR headsets will bomb as nobody releases the killer game/app for them
7. A killer game/app is released that sees skyrocketing sales of VR headsets, with one or two brands becoming dominant while the rest quietly die
8. Ghost Recon: Wildlands will be completely awesome and thr PW Ghosts will love it (pleasepleasepleasepleaseplease [-o< )
9. The next instalment of COD bombs utterly
10. EA close down Origin



Deaths
1. The queen
2. Mick Jagger
3. A certain presenter of nature programmes who shall never be named (the grim reaper is just too fucking ninja these days)
4. Donald Trump
5. Nigel Farage
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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Edwin » Wed Dec 28, 2016 10:47 am

Politics:
1. Article 50 does what ever it does
2. Literally Hitler doesn't start WW3
3. Literally Hitler doesn't do anything exciting, just tweets bullshit all year
4. Sort-of-peace in Syria is achieved, this is considered terrible news because the Russians did it
5. SNP keep threatening to have another referendum but doesn't
6. EU continues to pretend everything is fine
7. Labour party doesn't split, Blairites just sit around being grumpy and hoping Corbyn dies or retires
8. Le Penn doesn't win French election
9. Famous old person says "darkie" massive fall out, Daily Mail defends them
10. Lefty celebrity tries politics, is revealed to be clueless

Games
1. Star Citizen delayed
2. Mass Effect Andromeda gets rave reviews despite being crap
3. Valve announces big announcement, everyone expects a game, turns out to be some Steam gimmick like VR shopping
4. New Duke Nukem game, is ultra PC and humour limited to referencing five year old memes, also crap
5. New Call of Duty released, everyone calls it worst game ever but buys it anyway
6. Wreckfest stays in early access for another year (I feel like I'm cheating here)
7. No big VR game released
8. RDR2 wins GOTY by default
9. Pink haired indie developer calls everyone transphobic just before releasing new pile of pixelshit, doesn't sell, hipster blames transphobia
10. Japanese teenager literally wanks himself to death playing some school girl dating game.

Deaths
Prince Charles
Ozzy Osbourne
School of American children
William Shatner
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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Jez » Wed Dec 28, 2016 11:29 am

Urggh 10 gaming predictions is steep. Can't be arsed :) you guys have about covered what I'd predict anyway.

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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Animalmother » Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:11 pm

Politics

1. Trump's presidency causes the US senate to enact a law where actors/TV celebrities can never run for president.
2. China sinks a US or other foreign ship in South China Sea.
3. Russia openly intervenes in the Ukraine, nobody does anything about it.
4. Turkey is told to go fuck itself by the EU.
5. Another major tsunami hits an Asian country.
6. Trump allows oil drilling in a national park.
7. Huge race riot in an American city.
8. Syrian War ends, another one starts almost immediately.
9. North Korea does something childish, gets ignored.
10. Israel throws the toys out of its pram and pouts, then manages to kill several hundred Palestinian civilians somehow.

Deaths

1. A member of Monty Python
2. Ringo Star
3. Hulk Hogan
4. Rupert Murdoch
5. Stephen Fry
6. Roger Moore

Gaming

1. Gearbox announce another Borderlands game, cause what else can they do.
2. Valve do nothing.
3. Next CoD game is delayed for a year.
4. A triple A WW2 game gets announced.
5. Ubisoft finally get bought out.
6. Nintendo Switch gets dumped by 3rd party developers.
7. As Trump causes misery, games about revolution and causing anarchy become more popular.
8. VR takes a dirt nap.
9. New Bioshock game announced.
10. Consoles go download only.

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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Sly Boots » Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:17 pm

Too fucking depressing.
My face is tired.

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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Mantis » Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:53 pm

The world continues to spin around the sun.

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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Animalmother » Wed Dec 28, 2016 2:28 pm

Sly Boots wrote:Too fucking depressing.


Aye :(

How about..

1. A working vaccine for HIV is developed.
2. Trump is impeached and imprisoned within 6 months of taking office.
3. ISIS implodes
4. Putin resigns, reveals he is in love with a man and turns Russia into a democracy.
5. Halflife 3 announced for realises.
6. Contact with a alien species is made and they ask us to teach them about this human thing called love.
7. David Bowie wasn't really dead, he was just taking a break with Alan Rickman and Gene Wilder.
8. David Attenborough is discovered to be immortal and will live forever.
9. Hidden & Dangerous 3, Crimson Skies 2 and Fallout Moscow have all been in development and are to be released soon.
10. Tim Burton and Johnny Depp stop making films together , Adam Sandler retires and James Cameroon makes a new Terminator film.

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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Sly Boots » Wed Dec 28, 2016 2:40 pm

Animalmother wrote:
Sly Boots wrote:Too fucking depressing.


Aye :(

How about..

1. A working vaccine for HIV is developed.
2. Trump is impeached and imprisoned within 6 months of taking office.
3. ISIS implodes
4. Putin resigns, reveals he is in love with a man and turns Russia into a democracy.
5. Halflife 3 announced for realises.
6. Contact with a alien species is made and they ask us to teach them about this human thing called love.
7. David Bowie wasn't really dead, he was just taking a break with Alan Rickman and Gene Wilder.
8. David Attenborough is discovered to be immortal and will live forever.
9. Hidden & Dangerous 3, Crimson Skies 2 and Fallout Moscow have all been in development and are to be released soon.
10. Tim Burton and Johnny Depp stop making films together , Adam Sandler retires and James Cameroon makes a new Terminator film.


Wasn't aimed at you in particular mate. Just the thought of what the next year might bring after the colossal shit-show that was 2016 makes me want to cower in bed with the blanket over my head.
My face is tired.

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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby Jez » Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:25 pm

I like that list AM

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Re: Your predictions for 2017

Postby PaladinAl » Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:53 pm

Actually I've got a better prediction now I've sobered up: shit won't be as bad as the mainstream media would have us believe and we'll all actually enjoy life.

Or we can drown in the collective neurosis of modern humanity via Twitter. I guess that might be cool too.

Smile you bastards! [-o<
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