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Title: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on June 21, 2014, 09:30:45 AM
The title says it all folks. At the moment I'm currently playing Payday 2 on the computer and trying to get into Witcher 2 on the xbox. Difficult times indeed  :hmm:
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on June 21, 2014, 09:42:33 AM
Gone back to Black Op's II (Zombies!) on the PS3. Got bored of BF4 on PS4. Will soon play Tales of Xillia I think.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on June 21, 2014, 09:57:59 AM
Playing Transistor after Child of Light.

I suspect I'll enjoy this game a lot.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on June 21, 2014, 09:59:32 AM
I'm tempted to buy a PS Vita, just so I can play Persona 4 Golden. I've never played a game in that series but I've heard a lot of good things about them.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on June 21, 2014, 10:02:04 AM
Persona series is brilliant.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on June 21, 2014, 10:57:31 AM
I've never heard of these games  :unsure: Then again, I'm only into strategy games most of the time
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: cheeku1999 on June 21, 2014, 11:33:00 AM
I'm currently juggling -

1) DoTA 2
2) Bioshock infinite
3) trine 2

and persona series were awesome!
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Manimal Claus on June 21, 2014, 12:36:15 PM
Saints Row 4. Just like 3 I'm loving it. So fun! I don't get hooked by very many games and I end up dropping them after 5 minutes or so but Saints Row is just one of those games that so fun and wacky that I love it.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Coryn on June 21, 2014, 12:37:50 PM
we have a video games board guys.

stop making video game posts elsewhere. make them here. stop making me move them.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Vio on June 21, 2014, 08:58:08 PM
Playing though the Phoenix Wright games.  ;D
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on July 27, 2014, 07:06:54 PM
Was doing a marathon run through Crusader Kings II. Recently however, a new game called 'Gods will be watching' came out and really blew me away  :ohmy: Spent nearly 15 hours and still can't get past chapter 5 >.>
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2014, 07:09:28 PM
What is that?  The gods one...

I'm playing Dark Souls 2.

Dying. Dying. Dying. Being deaded. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Killdeaded. Deaded. Murdered. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. e.t.c e.t.c
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on July 27, 2014, 07:13:22 PM
It's a super awesome game! It puts you in several deadly scenarios which are solved through trial and error.
Chapter 2 is about you and a friend being tortured for information... How do you go about it? Do you take risks? Force your friend to take the beating? What if they start taking limbs off? When will you confess?
*Mind explodes*

I heard about that... apparently you die alot?
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2014, 07:18:41 PM
Yeah apparently you do..

Is it a VN? Weird!
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: DBNext on July 27, 2014, 07:19:14 PM
I finished Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 a few days ago after playing for over 53 hours.
Now I'm hacking away at EA Sports UFC on my PS4 just to get rid of boredom. Although the game itself is rather boring, so I'm not sure it's worth the time.
I also recieved an early copy of The Last Of Us Remastered yesterday, so I'll be playing some multiplayer when they turn on the servers on the official release date (I already finished the story mode on the original PS3 version last year).
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on July 27, 2014, 07:22:47 PM
Lego: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_eTz9xFunI (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_eTz9xFunI)
More of a point and click puzzle  8)

DB: Man, I'd give anything to get Last of Us on xbox...
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Austadophilus on July 27, 2014, 07:24:27 PM
Fatal Frame. The first one.

Horror games give me some sort of adrenaline rush, I swear. I get really into the atmosphere of this title. Shooting ghosts with a camera? Now this should be a competitive sport!

Will play the third game afterwards.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: DBNext on July 27, 2014, 07:25:13 PM
@Ginger: Well, I'd give anything to play Titanfall on PS4
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2014, 07:25:49 PM
@ Ginger *leclick *lebuffer

@ DB Cool man! Any chance you'll play Bungie's Destiny?

How was FF 13? I only hate on it without actually hearing anyone who's played it so... >.>
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Vio on July 27, 2014, 07:26:11 PM
What is that?  The gods one...

I'm playing Dark Souls 2.

Dying. Dying. Dying. Being deaded. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Killdeaded. Deaded. Murdered. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. e.t.c e.t.c
(http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2014/208/4/2/dark_souls_lol_by_ipop99-d7sjjj1.jpg)
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on July 27, 2014, 07:28:53 PM
Ohhhh, I love video games that give you difficult choices... TellTale were pretty good at that!

And I could never play horror games  :ohmy: I tried watching a Slenderman playthough and actually hid under my desk till it was over
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2014, 07:30:33 PM
Telltale games made something fantastic.

@Vio seems legitimate

Fatal Frame. The first one.

Horror games give me some sort of adrenaline rush, I swear. I get really into the atmosphere of this title. Shooting ghosts with a camera? Now this should be a competitive sport!

Will play the third game afterwards.

Fatal frame scared me so bad I didn't even touch the game. The whole 'based on a true story' thing terrified me!
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: DBNext on July 27, 2014, 07:31:12 PM
@ Ginger *leclick *lebuffer

@ DB Cool man! Any chance you'll play Bungie's Destiny?

How was FF 13? I only hate on it without actually hearing anyone who's played it so... >.>
I heard the beta for Destiny is like 21 GB, and I can't dream to download anything that big. A 500 mb patch for UFC took me 2 hours afterall. Though I might buy the full game on disc when it comes out.
And FF 13 Lightning was amazing. The first 2 (13 and 13-2) were awful. I know because I played them both and hated their guts. Lighting Returns is actually closer to Skyrim, with its fully open world and customization options.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Austadophilus on July 27, 2014, 07:33:20 PM
Telltale games made something fantastic.

Fatal Frame. The first one.

Horror games give me some sort of adrenaline rush, I swear. I get really into the atmosphere of this title. Shooting ghosts with a camera? Now this should be a competitive sport!

Will play the third game afterwards.


Fatal frame scared me so bad I didn't even touch the game. The whole 'based on a true story' thing terrified me!
Ha! Have no fear, Master Lego. That tagline Based on True Storyline was added when the game cross to North America to increase sales. I believe the creators admitted the only true part of the game was the fact that there is a Himuro Mansion and people do speculate its haunted. The game is based of those legends.

But another rumor goes that someone died of a heart attack while playing the second game.

I played it when I was eleven. I'm good.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: NO1SY on July 27, 2014, 07:34:02 PM
I am currently playing way too much Guild Wars 2. But it's the only mmorpg that I have been able to seriously get invested in because I lost my ability to play Champions Online when my family switched over to Macs and runescape just became a chore to play without a membership.

Also playing rom hacks of Pokemon Black 2 and white 2 called Blaze Black 2 and Volt White 2 by Drayano. Excellent hacks of the game that make all 649 pokemon (up until that point) available in game - even legendaries but only scrubs use them :P He even changed up some stats, typings, move sets, evolution methods and levels, trainer rosters and items you can find. Basically the game feels a whole lot better to play - like you aren't missing out on anything, and the changes are all tasteful and make sense and make things more interesting. He did several other notable hacks before these including hacks of the first Black and White games and of Soul Silver and Heart Gold.

I'm watching a lot more gameplay on youtube than I am playing at the moment though. I have played skyrim to death on the PS3 and have no real drive to go back and replay my other games on it. I'm a poor ass student so can't afford to buy new ones as I really want to save up for a PS4 with my brother to play Destiny, Second Son, Assassin's Creed Unity and The Order as well as a few others... But we are happy to leave it for a while until everything is patched up and running smooth. If there was one game that I wish I had, to play at the moment for what I already have, it would be Dynasty Warriors 8.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2014, 09:31:41 PM
Ginger! This game is refusing to load t-t
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on July 27, 2014, 09:42:57 PM
 :santa:
You will remember this pain I caused Lego... And use it as your strength
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2014, 09:46:53 PM
Well pain or not... it aint loading. What browser do you use?
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on July 27, 2014, 09:49:16 PM
Meh, google. Try typing the name into YouTube and it should come up with gameplay  :hmm:
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2014, 09:58:26 PM
>............................< I mean i want to play it >.> i saw the video <.<  you use chrome?
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on July 27, 2014, 10:03:47 PM
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Haha, you can play a demo on the website without problem, and I use normal google only for that. To play the actual game though, you need to buy it off of steam!
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2014, 10:09:55 PM
For reals? Damn. Guess I won't be able to play then.

... I died during the night of hypothermia in the demo haha

Survived 4 days
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Echo_River on July 27, 2014, 10:16:48 PM
Video games huh.

1. Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies
2. Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations
3. Bravely Default
4. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy
5. Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (3DS)
6. Legend of Zelda: Link Between Worlds

...Yeah. I've a habit of starting plenty of games and then playing them at random.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: GingerStark on July 27, 2014, 10:21:47 PM
Lego: try eats the dog, it means less food to give out every day!

Echo: Which ace attorney do I get if I wanna start the series?
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Echo_River on July 27, 2014, 10:33:26 PM
That would be -

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

The one I'm working on - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies
Is the latest one.

The - Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth
Are just as cool!
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Austadophilus on July 27, 2014, 10:41:17 PM
I'll be playing Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask in my lack of sleep caused by insomnia tonight.

My favorite Zelda game.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Echo_River on July 27, 2014, 10:54:23 PM
@Austadophilus On the GameCube? I've seen my bros play it. I really like the masks and all.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: MissChurro on July 27, 2014, 11:02:49 PM
Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

The only game I'll ever need.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2014, 11:15:12 PM
Lego: try eats the dog, it means less food to give out every day!

Echo: Which ace attorney do I get if I wanna start the series?

The dog eats food too? I'll make it hunt for its own food. The day it fails is the day I have dog bbq!
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Austadophilus on August 02, 2014, 12:32:49 PM
I'm on my horror game binge lately.

1. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
2. Fatal Frame 3: The Tormented
3. Haunting Ground/Demento
4. Ku-on (not to be mistaken for Ju-on)

Anyone wanna recommend a good horror game (not Resident Evil!)?
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: DBNext on August 02, 2014, 03:08:26 PM
Anyone wanna recommend a good horror game (not Resident Evil!)?
Silent Hill: Downpour. Really atmospheric and scary, but the gameplay is pretty average. Only recommended if you're that desperate.
There's also The Last Of Us (the best horror game ever created), and Siren (probably the scariest game I've ever played. I had to put it down half way through because I couldn't take any more jumpscares).
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on August 02, 2014, 03:38:44 PM
What platform is Siren on?

The Last Of Us is really that good huh. Hope I get the chance to play that one
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: DBNext on August 02, 2014, 04:09:14 PM
I played Siren on PS3. Not sure if it's available on other platforms. It's rather old though.
And yeah, The Last Of Us is GOOD.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Austadophilus on August 02, 2014, 04:44:10 PM
Anyone wanna recommend a good horror game (not Resident Evil!)?
Silent Hill: Downpour. Really atmospheric and scary, but the gameplay is pretty average. Only recommended if you're that desperate.
There's also The Last Of Us (the best horror game ever created), and Siren (probably the scariest game I've ever played. I had to put it down half way through because I couldn't take any more jumpscares).

Played Downpour. Great story, but not scary. The Last of Us is the same. Not that good of a "horror' experience, but a great story and playthrough. Hahahah! Siren is pretty decent as a horror game, but it was an awkward game.

Played em all.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: DBNext on August 02, 2014, 04:51:06 PM
Well, there's Outlast, a download-only game. People say it's good. Personally I never tried it.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Austadophilus on August 02, 2014, 05:02:25 PM
Well, there's Outlast, a download-only game. People say it's good. Personally I never tried it.

Haven't played it either. I'll check it out! :D
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on August 02, 2014, 05:03:48 PM
People are having a lot of jump scares from that one. Some people played it right after watching a horror movie. They quitted after a bit.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Lord Kesashi on August 02, 2014, 05:28:21 PM
People are having a lot of jump scares from that one. Some people played it right after watching a horror movie. They quitted after a bit.

PewDiePie has a long Let's Play of that game. Youtube on the PS3 will continue to play random videos after the last one ends until you tell it to stop. I left it playing overnight and ended up in his outlast videos. Not a fun game to wake up on, unless you're curious how a sex-change is performed with a sword.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Coryn on August 02, 2014, 10:51:43 PM
What is that?  The gods one...

I'm playing Dark Souls 2.

Dying. Dying. Dying. Being deaded. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Killdeaded. Deaded. Murdered. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. Dying. e.t.c e.t.c


I started my new game+ run through of dark souls the first just a day or two ago. even better the second time (i know where i'm going and i don't get murdered so much). also am finding stuff i didn't the first time. probably cause i'm not fighting for my life so much anymore. although all the enemies do get buffed each time you new game+, so you still have to be careful.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on August 02, 2014, 11:30:37 PM
Man how did you beat it so fast? What was your death count by the first playthrough? I'm close to a thousand. Did you join the covenant of champions?
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Coryn on August 02, 2014, 11:47:41 PM
man i didn't beat it that quickly. i just played consistently, learned how each enemy moved, picked a good weapon (basic longsword by the way. good reach with the one handed thrust and very fast)

had a hell of a time with ornstein and smough though. so by the time i finally beat them i was probably overleveled for the rest of the bosses in the game.

didn't keep track of deaths. is there a stats menu for that somewhere? and i joined the chaos covenant
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on August 03, 2014, 12:25:43 AM
Ooooooooooooooooooooooooh. Oh I thought you were talking Dark Souls 2 dude hahaha. Okay for 1 then it's okay.

I've gotta ask man, the first black knight. Did you survive your encounter with him? *Evil laugh
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: NO1SY on August 03, 2014, 05:58:07 AM
I'm playing Dungeon Defenders!!!
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: WhiteCrow on August 03, 2014, 06:58:21 AM
The Last of Us Remastered for the PS4.

Still an amazing game even though I initially played it for PS3...

By the way... did anyone participate in the Destiny Beta?
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: NO1SY on August 03, 2014, 07:33:06 AM
No but I hear its really good. People were complaining about the size of the play space not living up to expectations or promises, but from what I can tell it's still fairly big and is packed full of content which is what the developers wanted -they are very wary of those games that flaunt how big they are but then end up being mostly empty space.

I have a friend whose brother has got the beta version on Xbox 360. My friend was not expecting to get into gaming again at all, but started playing Destiny in his spare time and says he has thoroughly enjoyed playing, seeing tons of people wandering around in game, doing missions and events and exploring. He says it's far less like Halo and Borderlands than people think though.

From what I gather it's a polarising game. Either people will really enjoy playing it, or it just won't be what people want from a game. But the general consensus is that whatever people feel the game is good and already has a lot of content ready to be patched in and played on full release.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: WhiteCrow on August 03, 2014, 07:37:39 AM
No but I hear its really good. People were complaining about the size of the play space not living up to expectations or promises, but from what I can tell it's still fairly big and is packed full of content which is what the developers wanted -they are very wary of those games that flaunt how big they are but then end up being mostly empty space.

I have a friend whose brother has got the beta version on Xbox 360. My friend was not expecting to get into gaming again at all, but started playing Destiny in his spare time and says he has thoroughly enjoyed playing, seeing tons of people wandering around in game, doing missions and events and exploring. He says it's far less like Halo and Borderlands than people think though.

From what I gather it's a polarising game. Either people will really enjoy playing it, or it just won't be what people want from a game. But the general consensus is that whatever people feel the game is good and already has a lot of content ready to be patched in and played on full release.

Yeah, i played the beta. i personally enjoyed it a lot, but honestly, for a game that is marketed as an mmo, it was the limited space for friends that bothered me. only a max of 3 people on a regular mission, a max of 6 on a raid, and 6 on pvp.

you cant explore a planet in a party of 6, it can only be 3... to me, that is not an mmo.

the gameplay was good, i mean, a lot of it was good, but the limited number of friends you can play with at one time is a huge negative.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: NO1SY on August 03, 2014, 08:49:14 AM
I think that might be console limitations and also limitations from the style of gameplay itself. Didn't they want to make it squad based? But yeah its a bit silly to have a limit to 3 people in an mmo, maybe mismarketing a little there. They probably couldn't balance the game well enough to scale well for variations in squad size.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Coryn on August 03, 2014, 10:15:24 AM
yeah i got into the beta. I'm honestly really excited for that game now. haven't felt that way about an fps for a long time. and for me, who's genre of choice has been fps for many years, that is saying something.

yeah though, marketing it as a full blown mmo was a little strong. but i think i prefer it being a little scaled back. other mmo's i've played always made me feel small in comparison to everything going on. but destiny made me feel like I was actually playing an important role in every encounter.

what really stood out to me was just the feel of the gameplay. it had what i like to call 'bulk'. as a character you felt heavy, like you had weight. like you're there. not a lot of games can pull that off for me.

i'm definitely getting it.


@lego: yeah just the first dark souls. like i said.

as for that first black knight, i took him out the first time i met him. of course i kinda missed the little path that leads to him for the first few hours or so. so by the time i did fight him i was a little overleveled.

the rest though, they kicked my ass pretty hard.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Vio on August 03, 2014, 07:43:01 PM
Fire Emblem - Awakening.  ;D

I love my Fire Emblem games.  :heart: :heart: :heart:
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: FreezingCicada on August 03, 2014, 08:38:11 PM
Fire Emblem - Awakening.  ;D

I love my Fire Emblem games.  :heart: :heart: :heart:
My sword arm thirsts for justice! Sacred Stones!!!!!! Etc.


Right now. Path of Exile.
Still waiting on my import...
Oh and Sword Art Online video game on the vita coming out on August 19.
I'll pick that up too.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: legomaestro on August 03, 2014, 09:03:50 PM
SAO huh. Is it a hack and slash?

Destiny man, I'm hearing so many good things about it. An artist on fb I follow has gone crazy over it, drawing fanart even despite his busy schedule.

Fire Emblem killed me, the GB version. I'd like to get into that game some time
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: NO1SY on August 04, 2014, 04:11:49 AM
Fire emblem on the ds made me so sad because you could never make it through with all your favourite characters surviving!

I think the vita has become the target for all japanese game adaptations of anime
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Austadophilus on August 04, 2014, 12:57:49 PM
Sonic Adventure 2 Battle

Me and my boyfriend are obsessed with playing in the Chao Garden at the moment. I have two dark chao and one shiny white chao. Fun stuff!
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Syntax on August 04, 2014, 09:03:12 PM
I love Fire Emblem. One of my favorite series. So good, and actually somewhat challenging!

But currently, I've been playing Space Engineers. That game has such a great community and devs who actually care about the players. Weekly updates and always working to improve an already amazing game. When it's fully finished, it'll be a truly unique product, more so than it already is.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: WhiteCrow on August 04, 2014, 09:34:49 PM
@Coryn, what system are you playing Destiny for?

@Syntax & others

What's Fire Emblem and what system is that on?
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: Syntax on August 04, 2014, 09:41:31 PM
The best way to describe Fire Emblem, that's a turn based, tactical JRPG with permadeath. That's the simple definition. It's levels play out on a grid based map, which you move your units around on to defeat other units, primarily relying on tactics to make sure none of your units are killed. The challenge isn't beating a level; it's beating it without losing someone.
Title: Re: What video games are you playing at the moment?
Post by: FreezingCicada on August 04, 2014, 11:01:07 PM
The games arnt that hard when you abuse the OP units.
Like Axe Jesus (Nolan) or Captain Haar in Radiant Dawn.

Or the most OP unit in any FE game. Nephenee in Path of Radiance.
Just plop in the middle of an army and watch her wreck.


Most enjoyable part is the support convos. Makes me feel more if my favourite dude happened to die from RNG.
And convos make the game less rage inducing when units level to gain nothing...
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Post by: Vio on August 04, 2014, 11:14:22 PM
(http://i.imgur.com/fsRXNHB.png)

sooooooo smooooooooooooth...
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Post by: WhiteCrow on August 04, 2014, 11:18:51 PM
What system is it for? And I assume there is more than one title out as well.
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Post by: Vio on August 04, 2014, 11:26:04 PM
The latest FE, Fire Emblem: Awakening, is for the Nintendo 3DS. However, you can get some FE ROMs for GBA, Nintendo Gamecube, and Nintendo DS. 
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Post by: Syntax on August 05, 2014, 12:40:22 AM
FE games, the early ones, are much harder than the new ones. Still not that hard, but definitely more challenging than Awakening. You can just abuse the system in Awakening to get an extra 10 levels of stats for all the children. So broken.
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Post by: WhiteCrow on August 05, 2014, 12:42:57 AM
I feel so lost. I guess I will have to try one of them.

But my question is this.. if the game has permadeath, does that mean you can lose the game? Or do you continue to get new characters?

Is there a story or is it just battles?
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Post by: Syntax on August 05, 2014, 12:45:37 AM
There's a complex story to every game except Shadow Dragon, which has virtually not plot. You get a very large cast of characters, so you're unlikely to lose them all. Besides, you'd have to be a special kind of awful to lose all of the ones that matter. It's generally somewhat difficult lose good characters.
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Post by: legomaestro on August 05, 2014, 01:47:16 AM
You can be evil and make the game challenging for yourself by losing all characters, but really you'd just get stuck and rage quit.

The GBA rom is the easiest to get. Just quickly google it and download it. And get a GBA emulator.

If you want a more advanced one get an NDS rom and an NDS emulator of course. Larger though. The GBA one is the quicker way to test and see what kind of game it is.

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Post by: GingerStark on August 07, 2014, 06:39:15 AM
Just recently downloaded Commander: The Great War. Pretty much has you organising the war effort for WWI, and it's bloody difficult  :ohmy: Never underestimate trench warfare!
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Post by: legomaestro on August 07, 2014, 07:23:52 AM
You sure like to choose tough strategy games
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Post by: GingerStark on August 07, 2014, 08:01:01 AM
Its a great way to feel smug when you outwit the opponent  :thumbsup:
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Post by: Coryn on August 07, 2014, 11:22:14 AM
so i recently got Battle Block Theatre for free on gold, and it's real good. the narration is great and the puzzles are appropriately complicated. but i don't know. I just can't burn through it like i can most games. maybe it's just the puzzle part of it that keeps me from wanting to hit so much at one time. maybe it's just repetitive.

anyone else ever played it?
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Post by: legomaestro on August 09, 2014, 03:34:42 AM
Haven't even heard a peep about that game before. What do you mean on 'gold' ?
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Post by: NO1SY on August 09, 2014, 05:41:06 AM
A puzzle game called "Battle" block theatre??? hmm..... nope never heard of it, but I'll check it out.
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Post by: Syntax on August 09, 2014, 07:12:14 AM
Haven't even heard a peep about that game before. What do you mean on 'gold' ?

He's referring to "Games With Gold" which is when Xbox Live Gold subscribers get select free games.
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Post by: FreezingCicada on August 09, 2014, 07:27:01 AM
I still enjoy PSN membership.
Feels like they give better games for free then xbox.
Also PSN is a must for Vita owners.
I got Muramasa Rebirth for free awhile ago. :3


Also my import UNiEL (Under Night In-Birth ExE Late) came in.
I might record some combos.
The game itself has a fairly easy combo system kinda like MvC3 but more enjoyable.
Cause I enjoy my RC-ish style of cancels.
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Post by: Syntax on August 09, 2014, 08:08:08 AM
PSN Plus really is pretty good. Some solid titles for free available. I don't a Vita, but it still goes great with just the PS3.
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Post by: Coryn on August 09, 2014, 11:22:36 AM
it's hard to say. i mean yeah some of the games gold offers for free are kinda lacking. but at the same time, i've gotten dark souls, iron brigade, civ rev, dust. it's kinda a crapshoot i guess, but some nice games will come up.
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Post by: cheeku1999 on August 09, 2014, 11:37:53 AM
I am playing:
Road not taken
Fez
Deadspace 3
Crysis 3
Dota 2
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Post by: GingerStark on August 09, 2014, 12:10:05 PM
it's hard to say. i mean yeah some of the games gold offers for free are kinda lacking. but at the same time, i've gotten dark souls, iron brigade, civ rev, dust. it's kinda a crapshoot i guess, but some nice games will come up.

By civ rev, do you mean Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution??  :hmm:
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Post by: Coryn on August 09, 2014, 11:19:31 PM
yes. always been a fan of the civ games.
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Post by: Syntax on August 10, 2014, 02:08:11 AM
Beyond Earth looks pretty awesome, so I'm hyped for when it comes out. I love Civ games.  :clapping:
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Post by: Roshon21 on August 10, 2014, 02:12:48 AM
I play DOA5U (Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate )
and that's mostly what I play.
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Post by: Syntax on August 10, 2014, 02:15:31 AM
I've never personally met a DOA player. Mostly Marvel vs Capcom, Street Fighter, and Tekken.
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Post by: Roshon21 on August 10, 2014, 02:18:32 AM
I've never personally met a DOA player. Mostly Marvel vs Capcom, Street Fighter, and Tekken.
Wow really that really upsets me. >.>
I basically grew up on DOA, but I guess not many play. :unsure:
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Post by: WhiteCrow on August 10, 2014, 02:44:29 AM
XCOM: Enemy Within is probably one the Better games ive ever played. Great strategy game
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Post by: Syntax on August 10, 2014, 03:49:15 AM
I've actually never even met someone who owned a DOA game. You just hardly ever see them where I'm from.

XCOM is amazing. I'm a big TBT fan, so I knew I'd love it the moment I heard about it. I hope Firaxis continues the series.
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Post by: GingerStark on August 10, 2014, 08:26:13 AM
I just got the dlc for civ 5 :D still trying to get used to it
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Post by: Syntax on August 10, 2014, 08:46:48 AM
I've had that for a while, but haven't tried it yet.
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Post by: GingerStark on August 10, 2014, 08:56:59 AM
It's pretty decent from what I've played so far, at least good enough to eat my time well into AM  :ohmy:
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Post by: Syntax on August 10, 2014, 09:04:57 AM
I should play it then. Civ 5 is enough of a time suck anyways. This expansion will keep me pretty busy.
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Post by: GingerStark on August 10, 2014, 09:12:34 AM
If you're up for game, I'm happy do multiplayer  :thumbsup:
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on August 10, 2014, 01:54:47 PM
Last of Us remastered

Dat multiplayer though!
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Post by: Syntax on August 10, 2014, 09:40:40 PM
I'm cool with getting a multiplayer game going, a few of us hitting the Civ 5.

TLOU remastered actually looks really great. I loved the PS3 version, so I'm glad it's getting a next gen makeover.
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Post by: legomaestro on August 10, 2014, 11:35:39 PM
I finished Dark Souls 2.

Total deathcount: 1005


When I wake up, yeah I know I'm gonna be I'm gonna be the one who dark souls till it's two
When I wake up, yeah I know I'm gonna be I'm gonna be the one who darks souls till it's two...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otXGqU4LBEI

And I will die one thousand times and I will die one thousand more!
just to be the guy who died a thousand times to sit upon the throne!


and now... Time to uninstall the game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py3t2NfAVug

Ooooo~ uninstallll~

*traumatized*
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Post by: NO1SY on August 11, 2014, 04:40:31 AM
Hahahaha congrats on finishing it :P
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Post by: WhiteCrow on August 11, 2014, 07:50:46 AM
@Vacant... tell me youre a ps4 owner.... if so, Gonzo6996 is myPSN name. Last of us remastered multiplayer, lets do it.
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Post by: Syntax on August 11, 2014, 10:52:18 AM
Can PS3 TLOU owners play with PS4 owners? I have no idea if it's crossplatform or not.
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Post by: FreezingCicada on August 11, 2014, 11:05:02 AM
^If I remember correctly it doesnt support cross play.

But you know what does?
Guilty Gear Xrd!
I'm debating on importing when released in December or waiting to get localized.

Degenki Fighting Climax.
Comes out in November gonna import that though.

Imports are kinda addicting...
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on August 11, 2014, 11:28:15 AM
I don't think it does to be honest Syntax :( That's why I ended up buying the game again, to get down to some multiplayer! Love the online mode of that game, seriously addictive.

Yeah Whitecrow no worries, AIRboy09  (Don't ask) is my PSN name
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Post by: Syntax on August 11, 2014, 11:30:12 AM
Importing games get expensive, but it can be worth it a lot of the time. I've considered importing several JRPGs that never made it across the ocean. I've reached the point where I know enough Japanese to probably understand the general idea of what's going on.
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Post by: FreezingCicada on August 11, 2014, 11:33:24 AM
Yeah it is pretty expensive.
But importing from Play-Asia, havent came across any problems and I order 4-5 different items already.

I dont understand a thing of Japanese. (I might know a few words here and there.)
Good thing fighting games are universal and easy to pick up. :D
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Post by: Syntax on August 11, 2014, 11:52:29 AM
Yeah, I've never played a fighting game in Japanese. But I assume it isn't hard. Like, if Marvel was in Japanese, I'd still know what was going on.
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Post by: Pavo on August 11, 2014, 12:03:19 PM
I'm currently playing only Dark Souls 2 on PC, and DotA 2.
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Post by: Syntax on August 11, 2014, 12:56:47 PM
I feel like I'm going to have to play Dark Souls are some point, but I'm not sure if my mind is ready for that kind of torture.
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Post by: Pavo on August 11, 2014, 01:11:19 PM
Dark souls isn't really hard, it just requires from you that you learn to play the game and not to just randomly mash the combos. It gets easier with the time.
And also has great lore, but you need to get to the lore, it wont be served to you like in most of the games.
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Post by: Syntax on August 11, 2014, 02:04:32 PM
I've heard it's basically trial and error. You die over and over until you learn how to do something through your mistakes. I hadn't heard about the lore though. From everything I understood, it's not a story heavy game.
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Post by: Pavo on August 11, 2014, 03:28:24 PM
The story is more or less, you are told to get strong and then kill the final boss. There is not even something like, he is evil or something, they just tell you that you have to kill him and replace him.
But when you start reading the item descriptions you find out about other characters and the places in the world, and that is quite good. And I actually like that you have to explore, instead of having it all served for you.
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Post by: Syntax on August 11, 2014, 04:12:30 PM
I suppose that's interesting enough. I like having to dig around for more information, but I've always been a sucker for cutscenes.
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Post by: Pavo on August 11, 2014, 04:36:44 PM
Both dark souls and dark souls 2 have 4 cutscenes all together
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Post by: Syntax on August 11, 2014, 05:46:23 PM
The beginning and ends?
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Post by: Pavo on August 11, 2014, 06:14:41 PM
yup. Well bosses have cutscenes, but those have no dialogue at all, it's only boss apearing and attacking you
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Post by: Syntax on August 11, 2014, 07:20:24 PM
I see. I expected that though. It's about the gameplay after all.
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Post by: DBNext on August 16, 2014, 05:49:54 PM
Just downloaded P.T. on the PS4 the other day. It's a free horror game whose ending comes in the form of a trailer for a new Silent Hill game. It's being called the scariest game out there, so those of you who are into horror and own a PS4 need to check it out.
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Post by: Pavo on August 16, 2014, 06:44:53 PM
being sad since I only owned (actually my brother owned) a ps2 and am missing out on a lot of hack 'n' slash games. And since my bro sold the ps2 can't even play the old games that I want to play once in a while, like god hand and shadow of th colossus. And my pc cant handle the emulator.
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Post by: NO1SY on August 17, 2014, 08:26:46 AM
:( fun games

I have Darksiders 2 on the PS3 which I would like to get back into.

Really going at it again on Guild Wars 2. If anyone plays it and want to hang out on there I can PM you my username.
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Post by: GingerStark on August 24, 2014, 09:33:16 PM
So I just found out the Walking Dead Game is releasing it's last episode for season 2 in 24 hours.

*Que a shot of me with camping equipment next to my computer*

And already I'm dribbling like a fool because I need to know how it all ends. So, to anyone who plays the game, what are your thoughts???  :ninja:
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Post by: Vio on August 24, 2014, 10:15:07 PM
24 hours? That's not what it says on VideoGameBlogger

• Tuesday, August 26 – PC/Mac worldwide, PlayStation 3 & Vita in North America.
• Wednesday, August 27 – Xbox 360 worldwide, PlayStation 3 & Vita in Europe.
• Thursday, August 28 – iPhone and iPad via the App Store.
• Near-Future – PS4, Xbox One & the other Mobile versions will be confirmed later.

http://www.videogamesblogger.com/2014/07/21/the-walking-dead-game-season-2-episode-5-release-date.htm (http://www.videogamesblogger.com/2014/07/21/the-walking-dead-game-season-2-episode-5-release-date.htm)

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Post by: GingerStark on August 24, 2014, 10:15:52 PM
I'm a PC user, so 24 hours for me :D
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Post by: GingerStark on August 24, 2014, 10:16:32 PM
Also different time zone ~~~
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Post by: Vio on August 24, 2014, 10:18:30 PM
And I'm on the PS3. I ain't waiting that long for the PS4 version. -.-

Still wondering who did who after Clementine's final choice. :sadbye:
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Post by: GingerStark on August 24, 2014, 10:24:07 PM
From the teaser trailer, it looks like almost everyone since she's on her own. But I feel that would be a bit of a waste because we still know nothing about Luke (and his groups) shady past, Bonnie's backstory with Carvers group, Or Kenny and how he found Sarita.
My guess though is perhaps someone like Lilly or Molly will make an appearance...  :hmm:
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Post by: Vio on August 24, 2014, 10:31:52 PM
I believe Sarita stated that she found Kenny in a building (I think it was a gas station?), and Kenny was a complete mess; physically and psychologically.

I'm going to make a guess and say that Christa will make an appearance.

Spoiler
Because in the first episode, all we heard was a gunshot. And at the endpoint of the episode, we found the group that attack both Christa and Clementine. Christa's body not found = chance... I hope :sadbye:
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Post by: GingerStark on August 24, 2014, 10:37:51 PM
Huh, I must have missed that part

And I didn't like Christa hat much. She was kinda interesting season 1 since she was pregnant and acted as a serious foil to Omid's humour, but with that all gone... She feels unnecessary and empty in a way.
Lily on the other hand is the bomb, that girl was my favourite!

Maybe we might get a guess appearance from Lee!

*reaction to death: stage 1- denial*
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Post by: Vio on August 24, 2014, 10:46:23 PM
What's wrong with Christa's "hat"? ;). But another point~ Christa was going to have a baby, then *spoiler* happens, Clem is with a group who has a baby~ The red dots connect! >:3

That might happen, just depends on final choice in season 1.

I would love to see Molly and Jane team up for Clem in the final episode~! :clapping:
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Post by: GingerStark on August 26, 2014, 02:40:03 PM
I hope you've got goosebumps like I have Vio, because I just finished the last episode! Some flaws here and there that detract from the enjoyment, especially in the beginning. But the last few scenes were amazing and my god was I on the edge of my seat!
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Post by: Coryn on August 26, 2014, 02:43:55 PM
So, long shot, but anyone out there planning to buy Destiny? maybe even for 360? *wonk*
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Post by: legomaestro on August 26, 2014, 02:49:29 PM
No chance of that happening for me
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Post by: NO1SY on August 26, 2014, 04:37:31 PM
When my brother and I save up we want to buy a PS4 and Destiny for that... but don't own a 360... sorrrrrrry...
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Post by: Vio on August 26, 2014, 10:00:56 PM
I hope you've got goosebumps like I have Vio, because I just finished the last episode! Some flaws here and there that detract from the enjoyment, especially in the beginning. But the last few scenes were amazing and my god was I on the edge of my seat!

Spoiler
:sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye: :sadbye:

I loved it~ However, I wasn't really attached to the ending. I think it was ok, but they should have done it a little differently. :glare:
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Post by: GingerStark on August 26, 2014, 10:05:42 PM
What ending did you get though?? I got the one with Kenny, and decided to stick with him

*Bromance*
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Post by: Vio on August 26, 2014, 10:13:55 PM
Spoilers for the ending in The Walking Dead Season 2.

Spoiler
I picked Jane first to see how it ends with her. But I find it a bit flaccid. I mean, you pick a balls-squeezing choice, hear Kenny's final words ( :sadbye:), and move on.

I'll go through it again tomorrow and see how it ends with Kenny.

Have you picked Jane after picking Kenny first?
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Post by: GingerStark on August 26, 2014, 10:17:17 PM
Spoiler
My balls were definitely squeezed...  :sadbye:

I picked Kenny first, since he was my plan all along. He might be extreme, but he's reliable. I admit, I was getting scared by the end of the chapter, but when I found out what Jane did with the baby... no regrets. From then on I stuck with Kenny, even with the other choices presented like staying at Wellington.

It'll be fun to see how this plays out in chapter 3
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Post by: Vio on August 26, 2014, 10:26:30 PM
Spoiler
I think they should have end it after making the choice between them, go through the credits, and then show the aftermath. I think that would have been better. I might change my mind once I see Kenny's.

I just hope we don't have to wait that long. took awhile last time for season 2 to start. It's great, though, that season 3 is conformed, as well for season 2 of The Wolf Among Us. ^^
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Post by: GingerStark on August 26, 2014, 10:30:37 PM
Spoiler
Spoiler
Spoiler
Ohhh, that would have been good. Then again, not everybody looks through the spoilers though.

But I'm glad they renewed it. The first three episodes weren't too good but the last two were much better. I hope they make the characters more consistent though...
Also Borderlands and Game of Thrones will be out this year! Hell yeah!
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Post by: WhiteCrow on August 26, 2014, 10:42:08 PM
Thoughts on the ending to The Wolf Among Us Season 1?

Spoiler
-Do you think Nerissa was actually Faith just using Glamour?
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Post by: GingerStark on August 26, 2014, 10:44:44 PM
Spoiler
Disappointed in the ending somewhat. Felt is was too short and not that climatic. Also a lack of control because Snow White still employs Bigby no matter how he acts. I wanted to be a bad wolf but I was so restricted...
I do think Nerissa was Faith and Bloody Mary since they affected the mirror's ability...
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Post by: WhiteCrow on August 26, 2014, 10:52:07 PM
@Ginger

Spoiler
-You think she was Bloody Mary as well? What makes you think that? I think that in Ep. 1 Nerissa was glamoured as Faith, when she got back to the Strip Club, Georgie had been told about the plot the girls were working on, Nerissa unglamoured, as did Faith, and Georgie killed her(Faith). Wanting revenge, Nerissa placed Faith's head at the steps and so on and so forth. I believe this because Nerissa says the same thing to Bigby that Faith said in Ep. 1...
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Post by: GingerStark on August 26, 2014, 10:57:37 PM
Spoiler
Oh wait, I think you're right... man I wish Bloody Mary could be sided with, that would have been an interesting ending.
Too be honest though, I did get confused with the whole Nerissa thing. Still, I think a stronger hook could have been something else  :hmm:
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Post by: GingerStark on August 28, 2014, 10:12:40 AM
Still playing Civ 5  :D This game will never get old!
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Post by: NO1SY on August 28, 2014, 10:43:20 AM
I really want to be able to afford Divinity: Original Sin... Looks so good!
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Post by: Hanabi on August 28, 2014, 05:21:09 PM
Rune Factory 4!

(http://i.imgur.com/R386r40.jpg)
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Post by: NO1SY on August 29, 2014, 09:42:06 AM
^ Is that a euphemism???
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Post by: Hanabi on August 29, 2014, 11:21:33 AM
Nope. You can farm in this game. XD
Among many other things.

(http://bossdungeon.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Farming.jpg)
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Post by: Coryn on August 29, 2014, 11:36:42 AM
I have started playing KOTOR 1 again. for like the 25th time.


i really love this game guys.


but i'll be honest, it's starting to show its age. its been like 4 years since i last picked it up. even in that time we've come a long way.
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Post by: GingerStark on August 29, 2014, 11:38:35 AM
I just got that for my IPad :D finally doing my first dark play through
*cries inside*

To be honest, I prefer this game over other RPGs like dragon age II
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Post by: Coryn on August 29, 2014, 11:40:40 AM
i prefer most games over dragon age II

though let the record show that origins was indeed the sh*t.

i'm looking forward to seeing how well inquisition is received. i'm hoping it's more in the vein of origins than II
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Post by: Pavo on August 29, 2014, 11:42:42 AM
dragon age 2 is a bad example of rpg since game was rushed and made badly.

As for playing old games, I recently played Legacy of Kain: Soul reaver, and then I realized how bad graphics it has, even though in my memory it has one of the greatest graphics.
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Post by: Pavo on August 29, 2014, 11:44:08 AM
i prefer most games over dragon age II

though let the record show that origins was indeed the sh*t.

i'm looking forward to seeing how well inquisition is received. i'm hoping it's more in the vein of origins than II

feel the same way about it.
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Post by: GingerStark on August 29, 2014, 11:44:23 AM
Origins was top notch quality :D although I sometimes thought it lacked energy and it didn't have much of a morality system...

I'm unsure how the new one will go. I feel it could be either way in quality  :hmm:
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Post by: Coryn on August 29, 2014, 11:55:22 AM
origins was deefinitely a more slowly paced game. but damn if it didn't pay off.

i'm kinda happy it didn't have much in the way of morality though. had that very nice 'everything is shades of gray' feel to it. i like that in my rpgs
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Post by: GingerStark on August 31, 2014, 06:50:52 PM
That 'shades of grey' thing does make it feel more unique to the player  :hmm: I wonder if Telltale would do a dragon age game...

I was tempted to buy Sakura Spirit visual novel from Steam, but am unsure whether it'll just be a typical boob fest or something more ambitious!
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Post by: Echo_River on August 31, 2014, 08:23:00 PM
Almost done Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies.
I was thinking of going back to the plain old DS to play Hotel Dusk.

Went to the store to buy Professor Layton Vs. Phoenix Wright...
They were sold out T_T
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Post by: NO1SY on August 31, 2014, 09:17:25 PM
Why are all the steam games I want early access and therefore windows only :(

Endless Legend, Age of wonders 3 and Lichdom: Battle mage all look epic!
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Post by: Pavo on September 01, 2014, 06:22:11 AM
i tried lichdom but my pc can't handle it well so I can't play it. Plus it's first person game and I can't play those for 30 mins at a time.
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Post by: NO1SY on September 01, 2014, 07:48:47 AM
Once you get past the tutorial though it looks so cool!
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Post by: Austadophilus on September 04, 2014, 02:31:51 PM
Sly: Honor Among Thieves


Sly series ftw! It makes me sad they don't get as much attention as Jak and Daxter or Rachet and Clank. The writing and dialogue in Sly is some of the best there is in video gaming, at least in my opinion. When a character says something in this game, it sounds natural. Everything sounds like the character would actually say it.
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Post by: NO1SY on September 04, 2014, 02:39:07 PM
Sly is good but I always preferred Jak...
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Post by: Austadophilus on September 04, 2014, 02:43:14 PM
Sly is good but I always preferred Jak...
Everyone prefers Jak and I love Jak too. XD

But Sly was always my series between them.
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Post by: MusicFreak8800 on September 04, 2014, 02:44:46 PM
Mark of the ninja, Bastion and Lego marvel superheroes :D Just finished Broken Sword 5 ;) Awesome games! Lego gotta be my favorite though, because I can manage playing it without worrying about dying, can be played without mouse, and the characters is just so cute! XD
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Post by: Manimal Claus on September 13, 2014, 04:39:12 PM
Got South Park Stick of Truth today. I didn't think I'd be buying any more video games anytime soon, I stopped playing because it became a waste of time but when I saw the collectors edition of this game with the Cartman figure I had to buy it. It was way cheap as well. Started playing and I then realized it was turn based. God damnit.

I hope this doesn't turn into something I force myself to play like Neptunia just because I bought it and feel I have to justify my purchase. I don't like turn based games. I gotta be careful not to play too much. Video games are really a big waste of time if you play too much in a day. I hope to never spend an afternoon doing nothing but playing again. Damn you Halo you ruined my view on video games! It was never an issue until I overdosed on that!
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Post by: NO1SY on September 13, 2014, 04:43:54 PM
That game is seriously fun though and way better thought out than I expected it to be. Just sit back and enjoy it man, that's what gaming is about :)
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Post by: Manimal Claus on September 13, 2014, 04:54:29 PM
I would like to enjoy video games again but all I can ever think now is, "how long do I plan on playing?", "what's the point of this?", "I should be doing something else.", "This isn't getting anything done." I can justify watching anime but I can't justify video games.
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Post by: NO1SY on September 13, 2014, 05:19:21 PM
You think too much :P The way I see it is if you would be fine reading a book or watching TV then you should be fine playing a game. It's more interactive and engaging so as a recreational activity probably just as good a use of your time. If you enjoy it you shouldn't need to justify it!
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Post by: GingerStark on September 13, 2014, 05:32:39 PM
Well, it's definitely easier to watch tv and eat a Katsu Curry with flimsy chopsticks.... then it is to play a video game and eat the same food item  :hmm:
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Post by: NO1SY on September 13, 2014, 05:55:01 PM
Not Civ V :P
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Post by: GingerStark on September 13, 2014, 06:02:16 PM
Valid point. Very valid point  :thumbsup:
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Post by: GingerStark on September 17, 2014, 12:52:41 PM
Rome II Total War: Emperor Edition came out. Looks like I'll be doing a couple of all nighters!
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Post by: cheeku1999 on September 17, 2014, 01:51:06 PM
Dota 2, Destiny, Smite are the ones Im playin atm... I expect to buy more after a while
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Post by: NO1SY on September 17, 2014, 02:01:17 PM
My Civ V is LAN multiplayer only :( damn you Apple App Store! The Dutch are so fun to play btw!

I've been hearing a lot of people are unhappy with destiny, but it'll still be one of the first console games I buy when I upgrade :) hopefully issues with AI will be patched out and new content added by then.

Just upgraded to Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls also, good to be playing Diablo again :)
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Post by: Pavo on September 17, 2014, 09:15:28 PM
I got civ 5 a year ago when golden joystick was giving out copies for voting on game of the year.
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Post by: WhiteCrow on September 17, 2014, 09:23:26 PM
Destiny.

Very pissed at SWTOR because they just released the trailer for their new expansion and it looks as if Revan is somehow making an appearance. Which of course is tempting me to play...
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Post by: FreezingCicada on September 18, 2014, 07:55:59 PM
ITS HERE!!!!1!!!!!

Tokyo Game Show!!!
Banzai!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFZTsanYs20 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFZTsanYs20) -Guilty Gear Xrd.
Best looking game on PS4, imo.
I'm biased for cell-shaded goodness.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dK7vxwo6cM4 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dK7vxwo6cM4) - Great Ace Attorney

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wT3dyanB3pk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wT3dyanB3pk) - Final Fantasy XV
(AKA FFversusXIII) Demo to come out in 2015....Dont get hyped!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVIc7L230bA (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVIc7L230bA) - Final Fantasy Type-0
I'm looking forward to this more then 15.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5o8jwqKsDE (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5o8jwqKsDE) - Bloodborne
Basically sequel to Demon/Dark Souls.
Did the Fable thing and era jumped except...Doing it WAY better.

I'll keep my eye and post anything else I'll be looking forward to seeing.
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Post by: Austadophilus on September 22, 2014, 08:45:21 PM
Playing Kya: Dark Lineage

This isn't the game to play if you want a deep involving storyline. I'm playing it to get my platformer fun time on.

And it certainly succeeds as one of the most underrated platformers I've ever played. From the gameplay to the incredible colorful world that you travel through, I always play this when I want a free feeling from a game.

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Post by: Daisetsu-bushido on October 06, 2014, 07:12:41 AM
Hyperdimension Neptunia and Dragon's Dogma on PS3.

I would like to enjoy video games again but all I can ever think now is, "how long do I plan on playing?", "what's the point of this?", "I should be doing something else.", "This isn't getting anything done." I can justify watching anime but I can't justify video games.

Exactly my thoughts! Especially when you're getting older and have much more responsibilities.

But still I think that sometimes it's important to do something more than just watching anime and reading manga. That'll require you to do some more action like gaining exp and items [more than just reading and watching] :).
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Post by: WhiteCrow on October 06, 2014, 10:17:26 PM
Shadows of Mordor

Very good game, I'd give it a 9/10.

Fighting system is a brutal take on the Batman Arkham Series, and it infuses elements of Assassins Creed as well.

But what makes the game stand out so much is its Nemesis System, which is really awesome.

There are Captains throughout the game that you encounter, if any survive a battle with you, they remember the last encounter and increase in strength each time they survive. If a random grunt kills you, they get promoted to Captain and become your rival, some Captains who you think you kill, come back with a backstory as to how... it's a really cool system that allows you to develop a rivalry with certain enemies that doesn't seem forced.

There is currently a Captain that started at level 5, I have fought him 5 times and he has escaped 5 times (When I fight him he summons a mini army to fight by his side). So now he is a Level 10, his armor has changed and he has become stronger and more challenging. I look forward to our next battle which will be our final battle!
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Post by: legomaestro on October 06, 2014, 10:40:58 PM
Haha that sounds nicely epic.

I've dubbed October 'Retro Gaming Month' because I've caught way too much news of oldschool games haha. From Austa's reviews to some artist getting into Chrono Trigger on fb and just now I found a friend playing metroid. I got castlevania from him, so while it's not exactly retro per se I think I'll try that out. Either that or something older
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Post by: WhiteCrow on October 06, 2014, 10:43:21 PM
This month for me was "Try games you would normally ignore" Month.

Shadows of Mordor is a Lord of the Rings title, I'm not a fan, so normally I'd ignore it, but I tried it, and love it.

I bought Smash Bros. for the DS... I am not a fan of anything Nintendo (Aside from Pokémon), so that was a rarity for me, but it's an ok game.
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Post by: Robin Ryuu on October 06, 2014, 10:46:22 PM
I started playing Morrowind again. I never did complete the main quest...

I'm also planning on making some mods for it.
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Post by: legomaestro on October 06, 2014, 10:51:01 PM
Can't say I've heard of that game, but then again I live under a rock.

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Post by: Robin Ryuu on October 06, 2014, 10:57:34 PM
Have you heard of Skyrim?

The games of the The Elder Scrolls series that I've played are...

The Elder Scrolls III Morrowind

The Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion

The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim
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Post by: WhiteCrow on October 06, 2014, 11:07:00 PM
Lego, i'm sure you know of the Elder Scrolls Games, some of the most awesome open world games with some awesome bugs in them as well.
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Post by: legomaestro on October 06, 2014, 11:10:22 PM
Heard of them

Don't lynch me but they do not catch my fancy. But I know the fanbase is rabid, and they've been there for ages so I do respect them
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Post by: Robin Ryuu on October 06, 2014, 11:13:05 PM
Morrowind was the first computer game I ever played so I love it...
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Post by: WhiteCrow on October 06, 2014, 11:17:08 PM
@Lego

No lynching, I enjoy the games but have yet to beat any. There tends to be too much to distract me with, same thing with the Fallout games.
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Post by: Robin Ryuu on October 06, 2014, 11:19:46 PM
Yeah that's exactly why I haven't finished Morrowind. I also have Fallout 3 which I haven't finished either...
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Post by: Austadophilus on October 07, 2014, 08:36:48 AM
Heard of them

Don't lynch me but they do not catch my fancy. But I know the fanbase is rabid, and they've been there for ages so I do respect them

Haha, another one who isn't caught by these games. They look good, but I don't ever wanna play them. XD
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Post by: NO1SY on October 07, 2014, 08:40:53 AM
These games were groundbreaking back in the day, I played Morrowind tirelessly... but they are the kind of games that you can't really go back to now, especially if you play and enjoy the later games in the franchise. Some people can, but they have an appreciation for certain things that I just dont have...

On another note, I bought Shogun 2 total war on steam for £7!!! Looking forward to playing a TW game again :)
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Post by: Austadophilus on October 07, 2014, 08:56:55 AM
Well, I see the appeal of the games and they look fun, but I'm so busy at college. I feel that these games would suck away all my time. XD

Playing Kuon for the reviews and whatnot. Poor game is one no one knows of.
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Post by: GingerStark on October 23, 2014, 04:54:13 PM
Got the Long Dark alpha, and I'm quite impressed with it so far. It seems to have a lot of promise and ambition  :hmm:
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Post by: Austadophilus on October 23, 2014, 04:56:05 PM
I think I've heard of that. ^^

I'm trying to pick a new game to review. *sweatdrop* Not sure if I should continue the Horror games because only seven more days till Halloween's over.
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Post by: GingerStark on October 23, 2014, 04:59:01 PM
It's gained popularity with youtube players atm, and for good reason  :thumbsup:

Go with what would be easiest is my opinoin  :hmm:
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Post by: Austadophilus on October 23, 2014, 05:01:19 PM
It's gained popularity with youtube players atm, and for good reason  :thumbsup:

Go with what would be easiest is my opinoin  :hmm:

Yeah, I was noticing that.

XD Well, it's not like anyone reads the reviews anyways, so I guess I'll just see what my bf wants to review. He was saying something about Luigi's Mansion. O.O
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Post by: Lovus Eternius on October 23, 2014, 05:17:40 PM
Skyrim, Destiny, Soul Calibur V, Assassin's Creed IV.

Skyrim because it's fun and I (finally) bought all the DLC.

Destiny because the Male Awoken is Alucard (Crispin Freeman) and IT'S SO AWESOME!!! I'M PLAYING AS ALUCARD!!!! WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! Is this like his first AAA video game role??!?!!? So badass. I love it.

Soul Calibur V because I've always wanted to master at least on character in a fighting game. So I played as Nightmare and devastated the opposition, then the Pyrrha Nation attacked.

Assassin's Creed IV, not so good - gameplay was relatively boring and could not attach to the characters - had no major impact on me.
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Post by: Coryn on October 23, 2014, 07:20:57 PM
Having conquered Dark Souls, I have moved on to Demon's Souls.

Let me tell you, Dark Souls made some serious and much needed improvements.

"I just fought the boss and died. Now I have no healing items left. Guess I'll have to grind for another 3 hours to get enough healing items to fight him again. Estus? What estus? THERE IS NO ESTUS IN DEMON'S SOULS!!!"
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on October 23, 2014, 07:27:47 PM
Anyone heard of Star Ocean 3: Til the End of Time? I'm working on getting the Nel ending. <Doesn't really game that much but aayyyyyy>
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Post by: Austadophilus on October 23, 2014, 07:28:25 PM
Anyone heard of Star Ocean 3: Til the End of Time? I'm working on getting the Nel ending. <Doesn't really game that much but aayyyyyy>

OMG!!! I HAVE THAT GAME!!!

Sorry...it's just no one ever talks about this game ever...
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on October 23, 2014, 07:33:12 PM
I know right?? I have the really old Galerians: ASH game, too. And the old Ghost in the Shell game. And Persona 4.
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Post by: Austadophilus on October 23, 2014, 07:34:58 PM
I have yet to play Persona. But I do love Shin Megami Tensei regardless.
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on October 23, 2014, 07:39:03 PM
Yeah; I have been meaning to check out more of those games. RPGS and things that make you think..two of my favourite things.. :dance:
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Post by: Austadophilus on October 23, 2014, 07:44:45 PM
I know right. Eh, maybe I'll do a review at some point for Star Ocean. :D
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Post by: NO1SY on October 23, 2014, 08:17:46 PM
Soooo my friends all got Civilisation: Beyond Earth... and I can't because it's windows only atm... sigh...

Playing a Diablo 3 reaper of souls coop with a couple of mates, and just having general fun mowing down hordes of enemies  :biggrin:
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Post by: OmegaRay on October 24, 2014, 12:43:28 PM
Playing The Legend Of Korra atm. Platinum has once again made a great game, and to my fev show of all time too. I am really hooked to the game.
Even tho most reviewers scored it badly cuz it doesnt have guns and have "anime" style :/
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on October 24, 2014, 12:47:53 PM
But Korra isn't even an anime, necessarily. Then again, that depends on your definition. The show has anime style and some parts are animated in I think Korea, but the idea of the show itself is originally from the United States and Nickelodeon. I consider this cartoon via Americanization. Oh well, nevertheless, I personally feel that too many games have "guns" and whatnot to advance their plot, so it seems really overdone and unoriginal, but I'm not "most reviewers." :noidea:
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Post by: legomaestro on October 24, 2014, 01:05:18 PM
Man with the way I dislike Korra I don't understand how it's so well loved. Guess I'll take the plunge again and continue watching from book 2.
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Post by: OmegaRay on October 24, 2014, 01:13:39 PM
Book 2 was decent. Only 3-4 good episode. But book 3 where Korra shines. If you dont love Korra series after book 3 then its not your type, I guess
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Post by: NO1SY on October 24, 2014, 04:32:26 PM
The best part of the legend of Korra for me was when the show wasn't focused on her (anyone who has watched it will know what part I am talking about)

watched Totalbiscuit's first impressions review of the game and I think it looks alright as a franchise game, but as a game on the PS4 and Xbone (and PC) you get what you pay for ($15) and it's just not as good as some of the others you can buy - would much rather play dynasty warriors or something along those lines.
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Post by: Coryn on October 24, 2014, 04:49:25 PM
i played the korra demo. it was a pretty standard beat-em-up

though the bad reviews I saw mostly concentrated on how the cutscenes were pretty ugly, and that the writing didn't have much of the wit and charm that the series is known for.
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Post by: Austadophilus on October 24, 2014, 05:36:54 PM
That sucks. I had good expectations for that game. Oh well.
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Post by: OmegaRay on October 24, 2014, 05:55:55 PM
Yeah, the story was weak. But the gameplay is awesome. Not to mention the AVATAR STATE. That alone worth the $15 price tag lol
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Post by: Coryn on October 24, 2014, 06:06:45 PM
yeah, for 15 bucks, it's a solid buy. though I do wish I could get a physical copy, not just a download
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Post by: OmegaRay on October 25, 2014, 11:46:24 AM
The file size is not that big. Only 2.4GB. I personaly like to download games, so I dont need to swap discs. And I rarely sell my games.
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Post by: Austadophilus on October 25, 2014, 06:41:19 PM
Playing Ocarina of Time, doing a few sidequests while doing the Fire Temple. ^^
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Post by: Echo_River on October 27, 2014, 04:06:15 PM
Tried playing Coropata. It's soooo hard. Not a fully translated game, and full of these completely physics controlled stages that lead up to these strange interactions with other characters as the MC goes on her errand to deliver daikon radishes.

T_T I tried...
Example:...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vv4m3ktAhyw
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Post by: GingerStark on October 30, 2014, 07:08:55 PM
Just got Neo Scavenger, and my god is it an addictive game. I'm surprised it's missed a spotlight in the youtube gaming community.
It's great gameplay and a really compelling world that reminds me of Fallout but harsher. I started my game with one shoe and a plastic bag to carry items in. Managed to find a rifle and used it as a club against raiders. Died from hypothermia a day later XD
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Post by: NO1SY on October 30, 2014, 07:16:47 PM
I'll have to check that one out.

I'm still playing through Diablo III Reaper of Souls with my friends :)

My housemate got Civilisation: Beyond Earth... I had a Precis to write last night but instead of doing that I ended up playing hotseat for 2 and a half hours... that game is dangerous!
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Post by: GingerStark on October 30, 2014, 07:17:53 PM
Oh man, I really want Beyond Earth!!! It's good thing I got my Essay done before the due date, in case any urges sneak up on me...
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Post by: NO1SY on October 30, 2014, 07:39:52 PM
I can't get it because no Mac port yet :(

It's fun, but I actually prefer Civ V... so I actually really want a Civ VI rather than Beyond Earth...
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Post by: Austadophilus on November 01, 2014, 07:40:23 PM
Playing Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 for my next review and to celebrate Sonic Boom's TV release (from what I heard, it's Nov 9th).
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Post by: FreezingCicada on November 01, 2014, 07:46:57 PM
Playing Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 for my next review and to celebrate Sonic Boom's TV release (from what I heard, it's Nov 9th).
You'd play that spawn of the devil in game form?

I mean yeah I played through it when I was a kid....


...I have no idea how I even managed to sit through those awful load times.
Should have played Sonic Colors. (Better then Unleashed, imo.)
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Post by: Austadophilus on November 01, 2014, 07:50:41 PM
Oh brother.

I actually like the game. *sigh* And as far as I know, it's not a devil spawn. I reserve that title for Postal or God of War.

And I loved Unleashed too. I was the type to never let load times get in my way. I have a similar experience with Sly: Thieves in Time too.
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Post by: FreezingCicada on November 01, 2014, 07:57:54 PM
God of War 2 ending still angers me to this day.
Might as well ended with "Please Insert Next Disc"

I could still see some enjoy in Sonic'06.
Just theres just so much you have to overlook that only die hard fans would do.
Plus dat plot.

Wouldnt even want to try to go for those hard missions either.
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Post by: Austadophilus on November 01, 2014, 08:05:51 PM
Spppffff, I just hated the series as a whole. No one understands why I do and I guess I shouldn't really spoil other's fun for it (which I got nothin' against). So, I'll leave it there. I was all right with the first game though.

Eh, I don't really have to overlook anything. Sure, the plot's not the greatest, but at the same time, I really feel like I'm playing Sonic Adventure again. But hey, that's just the appeal is has to me. But the plot was never the greatest travesty in the world to me. And I've seen so many games that are way worse.

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Post by: GingerStark on November 05, 2014, 01:23:12 PM
Looking up a game called Sunless Sea  :hmm: Anyone think it might be worth the buy?
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Post by: GingerStark on November 06, 2014, 03:35:01 PM
Playing the walking dead again ::) How I miss Lee...

(http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2014/234/4/1/681_aug22_get_dunked_carver_by_jamesab10-d7w7gsd.png)
"You act like a bitch, ya gonna get thrown like a bitch"
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Post by: Austadophilus on November 06, 2014, 03:38:17 PM
XD I wanted to play that game. Is it good?
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Post by: GingerStark on November 06, 2014, 03:45:20 PM
Best thing since takeaway food  8) Get your tissues ready, your eyes will get moist quite a lot
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Post by: GingerStark on November 06, 2014, 08:12:23 PM
Preordered Valkyria Chronicles :D I'm a happy man
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Post by: Lovus Eternius on November 07, 2014, 01:16:32 AM
Still playing Destiny. Don't even know why... it has no story and I can't equip more than one piece of exotic gear.
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Post by: Austadophilus on November 12, 2014, 09:56:55 AM
I'm playing Phantasy Star Universe. Not much for the online fun it once had, but the story was so much fun! I gotta say, it's more fun than I remember it was when I was a kid. Something about sci-fi rpgs just really get me, you know?
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Post by: NO1SY on November 12, 2014, 11:17:55 AM
Uh oh... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gavcvi19q1g
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Post by: NO1SY on November 12, 2014, 08:46:46 PM
UH OH... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA8ESl-9Ubg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgpzT5V5Mgs
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on November 12, 2014, 08:52:27 PM
I'm playing COD: Advanced Warfare at the mo...

Also, still playing Persona 3 FES, enjoying that game too
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Post by: GingerStark on November 13, 2014, 12:07:40 PM
Eh, I've never been much of a fan for shooting games. I mostly brought COD for the story and zombies, which is why I stopped after Black Ops. Now I just youtube the campaign.

I finally gotten around to playing Valkyria Chronicles which I pre-ordered :D Let's see how this goes...
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on November 13, 2014, 12:09:35 PM
but theres zombies in this one!!!!  :ninja:

I'm not great either, it's a good laugh though playing with friends
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Post by: GingerStark on November 13, 2014, 12:11:09 PM
I just go round my neighbours and play that, since they're COD fanatics :D

Is it just me, or are games starting to focus more on choices? Like, it was in a few of the COD games I think, it was in the Last of Us, and it's becoming more common in upcoming games.
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Post by: NO1SY on November 13, 2014, 12:30:58 PM
It's been a trend now for a long time as new technology has allowed advances in what games are capable of. Essentially the more emphasis that is put o player choice not just in gear and looks and mission selection but in the actual story itself, the more that game is immersive for the player on an interactive level and also allows it to offer more replay-ability.
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Post by: Austadophilus on November 16, 2014, 09:27:32 PM
I'm playing Tales of Symphonia again. It's my hands-down most favorite game in the world.


I always play it when I feel sad or confused. It seems to set things right for me oddly enough. It's one of those things that is just so special to me.
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Post by: Coryn on November 16, 2014, 10:21:23 PM
Having finished Demon's Souls, I have once again taken up Dark Souls for my NG+2 run through.

I had thought to used a different weapon type each play through. I have given up that idea as spears are stupid.

*flies into battle swinging wildly with Great Lord Greatsword*

AIMING DOESN'T MATTER IF YOU HIT EVERYTHING!!!
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Post by: Pavo on November 18, 2014, 05:22:44 AM
Started playing FFXIV last week. Seems fun so far
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Post by: Lovus Eternius on November 19, 2014, 03:41:28 AM
Final Fantasy. The irony of the name of the game is simply outrageous.
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Post by: Vio on November 22, 2014, 04:45:31 PM
I'm going to play some XCOM. brb. ;D
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Post by: NO1SY on November 22, 2014, 06:05:01 PM
^great game, gotta start playing it again at some point :)
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Post by: GingerStark on November 22, 2014, 06:20:15 PM
I've played the predecessors to XCOM, the UFO series. I only watched gameplay of XCOM and it's amazing to see the differences between the two...
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Post by: Dangerous8 on December 03, 2014, 01:12:41 PM
Disney Infinity 2.0 and WWE 2K 15.
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Post by: cinnamoroll on December 04, 2014, 12:28:15 AM
i play osu!, animal crossing and gaiaonline :P (not that much of a gamer ^^;)
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Post by: WhiteCrow on December 04, 2014, 12:38:57 AM
I can confidently say that I think XCOM: Enemy Unknown is my favorite game of all time.
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Post by: GingerStark on December 04, 2014, 12:47:40 AM
You need to try the UFO series >.<
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Post by: WhiteCrow on December 04, 2014, 12:51:37 AM
That's the one that was on PC right?
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Post by: Austadophilus on December 04, 2014, 08:50:40 AM
i play osu!, animal crossing and gaiaonline :P (not that much of a gamer ^^;)
Someone else here play Gaiaonline?

I'm playing Radiata Stories and I'm loving this game so far. I'm not even that much of a Square Enix fan, but damn, this is fun.
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on December 04, 2014, 09:19:26 AM
omg Gaia--I haven't been on that since like middle school! Therefore I probably lost all of my gold..oh, bluh, I'm too swamped with RP, forums, and life to game that much these days..still wish I could finish Star Ocean: Til the End of Time at some point..
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Post by: Manimal Claus on December 04, 2014, 01:47:50 PM
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Post by: GingerStark on December 18, 2014, 05:29:26 PM
I just recently started playing Sunrider, and by the gods it has everything I could ever dream for in a game!
-Moral dilemmas that change how the story unfolds
-Manga art
-Dating sim elements with the characters
-Drama and comedy
-Tactical gameplay
-Lots and lots of lovely lore and unlockable bonus features :D
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Post by: darlingGrim on December 20, 2014, 01:56:05 AM
Hmm, I'm on and offing my Tales of Game. I ended up marathoning Tales of Xillia 2. I still need to replay and go for completion (Unfortunately the only time I play video games is when I intend to marathon them oops).
I probably wont actually buy another game until Tales of Zestiria comes out (Pokemon is always the exception).

Although, I've been thinking of restarting my DS game Avalon Code. I really love it, I think the makers went bankrupt but I really wish they had a series because wow is it an amazing and unique Title. "Saving" the world while romancing various characters sure is the life~ <3
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Post by: Coryn on December 20, 2014, 10:44:04 AM
Just picked up Bioshock Infinite for 4.50 off xbox live. quite the steal. though I'm not quite a fan of the control scheme. who decided to map melee to Y? seriously.
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Post by: NO1SY on December 20, 2014, 12:35:29 PM
I didn't think Xbox did deals :P

Just re-bought Civ V through steam instead of the Apple App Store so now I can play online!!!  :biggrin:
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Post by: Austadophilus on December 20, 2014, 02:23:26 PM
Been playing Five Nights at Freddy's which people keep saying it's the best horror game out there. And yeah, it is great and I like the story and mystery behind it, but I wouldn't say it's the greatest horror game everest. But it does have a lot of good stuff.
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Post by: lasthope2300 on December 21, 2014, 01:59:21 AM
Metal Gear Solid V - Ground Zeroes. BEST. GRAPHICS. EVER. Got it for 13 bucks. Also bought Metal Gear Rising Revengeance, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, and the first Mass Effect. The last three games mentioned were 5 bucks on steam.
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Post by: Coryn on December 21, 2014, 11:40:01 AM
Xbox does some great deals from time to time. more if you're a paying member. then you also get a free game a month too. which sometimes they give you some real gems. Iron Brigade (from Double Fine) and Dark Souls to name 2. I also got like 80% off the first skyrim dlc because of my subscription.
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Post by: GingerStark on December 22, 2014, 03:42:12 PM
Valkyria Chronicles has got me so depressed T_T 6th mission in and I'm stuck already... Trying to do a playthrough without anyone dying is so hard...

Still can't get over this dude though XD

(http://i.imgur.com/pgLVx.png)
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Post by: NO1SY on December 24, 2014, 09:44:43 AM
Bought myself Lords of the Fallen on PS4 with what little money I have left... :biggrin:

Comes on saturday and I will be doing no work that day hehe!
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Post by: Coryn on December 24, 2014, 12:16:26 PM
ah Lords of the Fallen. Heard it was ok, but not blow you away or anything. but hey, if it opens up the door for more "souls-like" games, then I'm all for it.
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Post by: NO1SY on December 24, 2014, 12:44:40 PM
Thing is, I was a bit intimidated by the Souls games and also found the combat a bit slow and repetative (although I'm liking the look of Bloodborne from the creator)

Lords of the Fallen is more appealing to me for its slightly lower challenge level, hack and slash combo-like elements to gameplay as well as special moves, and diablo 3 style loot system. It's like this game was made for me.

Otherwise just waiting for Tom Clancey's "The Division" and also "The Order 1886" to come out.
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Post by: SapphireStar on December 26, 2014, 09:15:25 PM
I guess for the most part I play Tomodachi Life, Sonic, and Pokemon.
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Post by: Coryn on December 27, 2014, 11:34:56 AM
for christmas I got a copy of Metroid Prime: Hunters for the DS. Which is big for me, because it's the only metroid game I haven't beaten yet. and let me tell you, I love me some metroid.


it feels a bit dumbned down though. Like I get that it's a portable version of a console based series and all, but I mean stuff like the puzzles basically boil down to "kill everyone in the room to unlock the thing" and "use the right lazer on the door". Not that the regular prime puzzles were brain breaking or anything, but there's no excuse to take 'em out.

over all though, surprised at how easily it controls. though it would definitely benefit from being played on a DS with a larger screen and with a bigger stylus. rocking the original DS, and it was just not designed for my big hands.
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Post by: Austadophilus on December 28, 2014, 08:59:04 AM
Playing a lot of Beyond Good and Evil over break.

And now, I'm actually playing an Inuyasha RPG game I found at 2nd and Charles. I think it's Inuyasha: Curse of the Mask, or something like that. It's very final fantasy-ish, but still a fan's dream come true. I mean, you get to sort of make your own character to go on an adventure with Inuyasha and the gang. Who didn't want that growing up? XD
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Post by: RuDeChro on January 05, 2015, 11:19:45 AM
Warframe has become incredibly addicting and fun for me lately~
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Post by: WhiteCrow on January 05, 2015, 11:36:07 AM
I just got back in to FF14 for the PS4.
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Post by: MK on January 05, 2015, 11:42:49 AM
I played Rock Band 2 at my cousin's house for the past week on vacation.  I never played before and couldn't even do easy mode lol.  After intense training/soreness/burning eyes I was able to get to the point where I can do any song on medium, some songs on hard (like half of them) and 3 songs on expert.  Not only did I train so much I used the guest user which I had to make new characters.  (I now have like 3 times my cousin's fans lol)
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Post by: WhiteCrow on January 05, 2015, 11:44:38 AM
Many a hour of my life passed me by because of Rock Band and guitar hero Metallica.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on January 05, 2015, 03:05:00 PM
Truly classic games. Rock Band and Guitar Hero 3 are two of the best video games ever. They are the funnest games to play with friends. I learnt about so many good songs from Rock Band. Highway Star, Epic, Don't Fear The Reaper...I bought the fricking thing because it had Detroit Rock City on it. When I started playing guitar I stop playing it solo but it's still a blast to play with friends. Guitar Hero Van Halen was great as well.
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on January 06, 2015, 01:41:39 PM
Got Persona 4 Golden for xmas.....there goes my life for the next few months :D
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Post by: LifeBoy on January 06, 2015, 02:42:22 PM
I just download Tera Online. It's a very good game but it's a little laggy atm because it still downloading data.  :sheep:
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Post by: Von on January 06, 2015, 03:15:59 PM
Gone back to Black Op's II (Zombies!) on the PS3. Got bored of BF4 on PS4. Will soon play Tales of Xillia I think.


Playing zombie toi on ps3
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Post by: Von on January 06, 2015, 03:19:24 PM
I am more like PC gamer like LoL, left for dead 2, saint row 4, fallout 3, Smite, DC universe
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Post by: KingLycus on January 06, 2015, 05:46:44 PM
I'll generally play on any system so long as it's a good game. Right now I've invested a fair amount of time into The Legend of Heroes: Trails to the Sky and Little Big Planet 2 (have to get 3).
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Post by: NO1SY on January 06, 2015, 05:55:42 PM
Selling Little Big Planet 3 (PS4) still in it's wrapping :P

Been playing some Divinity: Origin of Sin on my laptop. Great game :)
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Post by: Vio on January 07, 2015, 09:10:34 AM
See what's going on have while I'm having my break from Dragon Age: Inquisition.

~*happy*~
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Post by: cinnamoroll on January 07, 2015, 05:50:44 PM
Recently got into League of Legends  :dance: My ign is Amys if anyone's interested...
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Post by: Lovus Eternius on January 07, 2015, 06:21:44 PM
Recently got into League of Legends  :dance: My ign is Amys if anyone's interested...
Which server?
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Post by: cinnamoroll on January 07, 2015, 09:33:50 PM
Recently got into League of Legends  :dance: My ign is Amys if anyone's interested...
Which server?
oceania
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Post by: Von on January 07, 2015, 09:48:07 PM
Cool
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Post by: KingLycus on January 08, 2015, 12:12:44 AM
I'm not really into League of Legends. I dunno, just something about it isn't really appealing to me. I personally prefer older games (classic MegaMan, Zelda) and some indie games once in a while (Five Nights at Freddy's 1 and 2 come to mind, which are fun and unique for horror games). Speaking of which, beating the absolute hardest difficulty on the second game was horrible, and amazing at the same time. The feeling of beating something truly challenging makes it worth pouring in hours upon hours. ^_^
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Post by: Von on January 08, 2015, 01:43:14 AM
Super smash N64 BEST GAME EVER!
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Post by: Lovus Eternius on January 08, 2015, 01:48:50 AM
I'm not really into League of Legends. I dunno, just something about it isn't really appealing to me. I personally prefer older games (classic MegaMan, Zelda) and some indie games once in a while (Five Nights at Freddy's 1 and 2 come to mind, which are fun and unique for horror games). Speaking of which, beating the absolute hardest difficulty on the second game was horrible, and amazing at the same time. The feeling of beating something truly challenging makes it worth pouring in hours upon hours. ^_^
So you like single player games and puzzles without multiplayer competitiveness...

...I suddenly feel nauseous. As I am reminded of my puzzle-solving days...

...Back in 'nam.
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Post by: GingerStark on January 08, 2015, 02:18:54 PM
I am suddenly feeling an urge to play pokemon... despite it being 8 years since I last did Pokemon Emerald T_T

Does anybody know where I can get the game and a DS for a bargain price?
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Post by: Coryn on January 08, 2015, 05:48:56 PM
you talkin regular DS or 3DS? if you want a regular one I'd suggest rooting round amazon or something like that.
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Post by: GingerStark on January 08, 2015, 05:56:10 PM
A 3DS?  :unsure: I did not know they existed...

I'll try amazon anyways.
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Post by: Coryn on January 08, 2015, 05:58:49 PM
man, you're like 2 years behind the nintendo times
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Post by: GingerStark on January 08, 2015, 06:44:46 PM
I'm behind on a lot of things. I only just found out my goldfish died 3 months ago  :(
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Post by: KingLycus on January 08, 2015, 07:30:01 PM
Emerald is awesome :D
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on January 09, 2015, 02:51:47 PM
Could always try ebay dude. I got a 3ds XL on there with pokemon X for under £120.

Theres some good games for the 3ds, Bravely Default, Fire Emblem, Link to the past and Ocarina of Time, super smash bros. etc, so is worth investing in one.
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Post by: Vio on January 10, 2015, 08:09:23 PM
I'm currently playing Pokémon X on my 3D XL~ ;D
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Post by: Robin Ryuu on January 13, 2015, 10:07:48 PM
Playing Race the Sun.

http://www.kongregate.com/games/flippfly/race-the-sun (http://www.kongregate.com/games/flippfly/race-the-sun)
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Post by: GingerStark on January 20, 2015, 11:15:08 AM
(http://37.media.tumblr.com/40115477087c3a031ff9b6ced9dce716/tumblr_n7sx2a93vC1saz6a2o1_1280.jpg)

Currently playing this dating sim on Steam. I'm a big fan of dating sims; Ecchi or Drama  :thumbsup: This one stood out because of A) Full voice acting cast B) Play as a female C) Choose your own dialogue similar to Banner Saga and D) Lots of Mini Games!
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Post by: NO1SY on January 20, 2015, 03:59:21 PM
I think you need a girlfriend Ginger :tongue: but then again... Those anime girls are nicely endowed...

Banner saga is still sitting in my library... Had no time to play  :(
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Post by: OmegaRay on January 20, 2015, 05:30:38 PM
Playing Kingdom Hearts 2.5 currently.  Man, that how an HD remaster should look like/play.

@ginger
Man, and I always ignored the term "dating sim"   o.o
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Post by: KingLycus on January 20, 2015, 07:24:41 PM
Kingdom Hearts 2.5 is great. Personally my favrorite KH game is Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, which I'm also playing :D
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Post by: Lovus Eternius on January 21, 2015, 01:02:32 AM
I should play some dating sims. There is a severe lack of story-telling in most games I've seen throughout my generation.
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Post by: legomaestro on February 05, 2015, 08:18:42 PM
Just finished Killer is Dead by Suda 51. It was something else. It's a hate it or love it game, and I loved it. I'll definitely be playing it for a while to extract any amount of inspiration I can from this wacky tale.

it is misogynistic as heck though
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Post by: FreezingCicada on February 05, 2015, 08:51:22 PM
Just finished Killer is Dead by Suda 51. It was something else. It's a hate it or love it game, and I loved it. I'll definitely be playing it for a while to extract any amount of inspiration I can from this wacky tale.

it is misogynistic as heck though
I have the collectors edition.

I still didnt beat it though. I got caught up with the dating those chicks for their weapons and doing that nurses mission modes. Kinda dropped it since people watching me play would be like "WTF are you doing?"

Me: "Winning"
*Date ending cutscene*

@Hunnie Pop. I thought about playing it before. But bejeweled games arnt my thing.
But if you looking for more date-ish games check out Record of Argarest games.
Grindy and time sink, but...You could pick 3 different waifus through the MC-kun and his 4 different sons! :thumbsup:
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Post by: legomaestro on February 05, 2015, 09:25:59 PM
I failed those missions man! They're impossible! I never get the right gifts. I didn't know you can get their weapons dude. I'll try this time in my second playthrough.

Which is the highest combo you've got? And a collecters edition? Lucky bastard...

Hahaha I totally get that thing with the friends though haha.
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Post by: NO1SY on February 05, 2015, 09:39:32 PM
Anyone play Torchlight 2??
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Post by: legomaestro on February 05, 2015, 09:52:35 PM
I have a hardcore game i've started in that one, and another one where i'm at level 30. The desert is evil. The damn cockroaches, and that genie is impossible.

It's bootleg though, and I'll quickly lose people to play with it seems. And half the fun is having others to play with
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Post by: FreezingCicada on February 05, 2015, 11:46:54 PM
Anyone play Torchlight 2??
I have it. But Stream was vbeing picky. SO I cant use its built in Local player and have to use Tungle.

I dont like tbh, I prefer PoE, Sacred 2 or heck. Even Diablo 3. Over Torchlight 2. xD

I failed those missions man! They're impossible! I never get the right gifts. I didn't know you can get their weapons dude. I'll try this time in my second playthrough.

Which is the highest combo you've got? And a collecters edition? Lucky bastard...

Hahaha I totally get that thing with the friends though haha.
Trial and error.
Its like DMC mission modes. You learn the mechanics of the game after awhile.

But I think my highest combo was just 70 hits-ish. I get distracted cause he starts doing more faster and flashier moves the higher the combo.
And the chicks, after you "smex" them gives you alternative side arm weapons.
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Post by: NO1SY on February 05, 2015, 11:56:36 PM
I got it coz it was £2 in a sale an I'm a bit tired of grinding on D3:RoS... I'll give it a try. It's got very good reviews, but they may be quite old...

Can't wait for Darkest Dungeon to come out of early access. Been watching a lets play on Youtube and it looks awesome. Definitely gonna buy the moment it gets a sale :)
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Post by: Synctual on February 07, 2015, 08:14:31 AM
I've decided to take a break from GTA V and play some good old Fallout: New Vegas. Im saving Fallout 3 for last (My Favorite). I'm a level 41 and am currently playing through the Sierra Madre Casino DLC. It feels good to play some good old games every once and while.

Btw, Are there any good RPG games for PC you guys would recommend. I'm thinking of playing some. I'm looking for something along the lines of Dragon Age/Elder Scrolls, or something like Diablo.
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Post by: NO1SY on February 07, 2015, 08:53:12 AM
^Divinity: Origin of Sin is a brilliant RPG but slower paced than Diablo. I'm playing The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing series, which is a thematic ARPG like Diablo, and I just bought Torchlight 2, which is another.

Dunno about games like the ES series... can't really top them for that kind of experience... FarCry 3 is excellent though, and Dishonoured is good too.
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Post by: KingLycus on February 09, 2015, 04:48:45 PM
I am currently playing The Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap for the first time.
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Post by: Operative13 on February 09, 2015, 07:24:16 PM
Shogun 2 all the way.

A Shamefur Dispray!  :ninja:
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Post by: Robin Ryuu on February 09, 2015, 09:40:02 PM
Playing Race The Sun. The highest level I've gotten to is 5.

http://www.kongregate.com/games/flippfly/race-the-sun (http://www.kongregate.com/games/flippfly/race-the-sun)
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Post by: Miles Montgomery on February 10, 2015, 02:46:14 PM
Currently playing Final Fantasy XIII. On my way to rescue Sazh and Vanille.
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Post by: NO1SY on February 10, 2015, 07:33:12 PM
urgh vanille....
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Post by: FreezingCicada on February 10, 2015, 09:44:11 PM
I've been playing FF14 again.

I played it at launch and got to end game. But stopped cause my friends didnt keep up. >_<
Right just playing on weekends. Though in some aspects it went full anime mmo. :P


Also fun thing to do is people their favourite FF. It usually ends up as.

Tactics > 4, 6 > 9 > 7, 8
Then randomly people poping in saying they actually liked FF 12.
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Post by: KingLycus on February 15, 2015, 02:34:47 PM
I kind of liked 12, though not NEARLY as much as say 4 or any of the tactics spin offs. Those were fun :P And ate up entire summers completing the missions in the game xD I actually have yet to play XIV, though I've heard rather good things about it. Which makes me interested in eventually playing it :O
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Post by: Alkyun on February 15, 2015, 03:10:11 PM
I've been playing Monster hunter 4 ultimate! I'm addicted halp! XD
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Post by: NO1SY on February 15, 2015, 03:50:37 PM
I'm almost tempted to buy a 3DS for MH4U... and Smash bros... and Pokemon... Actually cant think of a reason why I haven't put more thought into buying a DS yet...
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Post by: Miles Montgomery on February 17, 2015, 03:11:24 PM
My favorite FF is 12. Maybe because it's the only one I've beaten so far. And got all the secret bosses, hunts, and summons.
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on February 17, 2015, 03:39:22 PM
add bravely default to that list too. It's not a bad game to play at all if you're getting a 3ds.
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Post by: MissChurro on February 17, 2015, 03:41:39 PM
*whispers*
If you're getting a 3DS, definitely get Animal Crossing: New Leaf.
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on February 17, 2015, 03:43:52 PM
Noooo.....It will steal far too many hours of your life if you do :(
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Post by: MissChurro on February 17, 2015, 03:48:26 PM
Ahahaha... *hides my ACNL hour count* ...I don't know what you're talking about... :sure:
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Post by: Monok on February 17, 2015, 05:45:55 PM
I downloaded Rogue Legacy on the Vita and PS4.

Loving it. Some of the traits the character can have are so random. There's even one that flips the whole screen upside down.
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on February 17, 2015, 06:09:53 PM
*steals churro's ds*

600 hours!!!! :o impossible!

Yeah one of the ps plus games rogue legacy was I think?  Downloaded it but haven't got round to it yet.  Still finishing up persona 4 golden
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Post by: MissChurro on February 17, 2015, 06:11:54 PM
600 hours...? HA! That's for the weak. It's actually closer to 1,500 hours... ::)
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Post by: Monok on February 17, 2015, 06:20:48 PM
yeah, it's one of the free ones this month for PS+. Can still get it normally though even without +.
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Post by: NO1SY on February 21, 2015, 04:23:23 PM
Just finished the Stories for both "The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing" and "The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II".

I thought they were pretty great games and completely satisfied my desire for a new dungeon crawling, loot hording, ARPG story since I'm a bit tired of grinding for gear in D3:ROS...

The setting is pretty cool and steampunk and the story is good. The 2 games are essentially 2 parts of the same story and so number 1 doesn't feel like it ends properly, but because you can get them for dirt cheap on steam I just treated it as a chance to try out 2 of the different classes in one story.

I just wish that there was more of a focus on monster hunting specifically... although the enemies are really quite varied and tough and there are several spoof cameos and there were plenty of mini-boss battle opportunities, I just didn't feel like I was playing as "Van Helsing: Monster Hunter" more just a random hero.

Still despite satisfyingly cutting my way through thousands of mobs and only playing on casual difficulty so I could just experience the story the enemies still posed a significant challenge... in fact I died an absolute ton... Some of the enemies are ridiculously strong and require good mouse control and strategy to beat.

The games also have a cool ARPG-Tower Defence Mini-game as part of them, which was so popular that the devs have now made a whole game based solely on this aspect called "Deathtrap".

Great games, and I'll definitely re-visit number 2 for a second playthrough in another class and maybe again in a higher difficulty to unlock more of the skills and high level loot. But for now I'm moving onto Torchlight II :biggrin:
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Post by: legomaestro on February 21, 2015, 04:26:32 PM
Sort of didn't occur to me there'd be a Van Helsing game. If it was a good play then that's a pleasant surprise.

Haha died a ton. I love it when games do that.

Except when it's Dark Souls. I'd say that game can go to hell but it'd probably enjoy it...
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Post by: NO1SY on February 21, 2015, 10:27:08 PM
They are like Diablo 2 clones... Pretty fun if you like that sort of thing. Thematically they are great though :)

I remember my friend having a Van Helsing game on the PS2 just after the movie came out... This has nothing to do with the movie... plus you are Van Helsing but you can be a hunter, a thaumaturge or a mechanical alchemist... so you won't be the Van Helsing you think of right off the bat... I think you are actually Van Helsing's son and trying to follow in his footsteps...

Best parts of the games were the main character interactions (You have a ghost companion) and the spoof cameos like Jack the Ripper, The Bat Signal, The Incredible Hulk and Saving Private (B)Ryan :P

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Post by: Monok on February 22, 2015, 08:58:47 PM
Got "The Order" over the weekend. Haven't had much of a chance to play it yet. From what I have played it feels like that Tomb Raider game (Rise of the Tomb Raider I think it's called). Very nice graphics though, and haven't noticed any big issues with it.
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Post by: han ki-tae on February 23, 2015, 07:57:35 AM
Evolve is awesome. If anybody wants to play together add me on PSN : arniemarcy.
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Post by: Sukebe on February 25, 2015, 04:59:08 AM
Some quick random flash games at Armor Games. lol
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Post by: legomaestro on February 25, 2015, 06:18:56 AM
Used to spend all my time at miniclip. Loved that site. Newgrounds too (not sure about spelling)
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Post by: Coryn on February 25, 2015, 09:46:52 AM
Got "The Order" over the weekend. Haven't had much of a chance to play it yet. From what I have played it feels like that Tomb Raider game (Rise of the Tomb Raider I think it's called). Very nice graphics though, and haven't noticed any big issues with it.

I have a friend who says it's almost nothing but cut scenes and quick time events. I guess I can't see the appeal to well? Sounds like a super expensive movie in the direction of games that I wish weren't made.
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Post by: NO1SY on February 25, 2015, 02:10:41 PM
The Order hasn't got great reviews atm... I'm all for a good short story but I find quick time event bosses so boring... Apparently it's trying too hard to be cinematic and as such would have done better as a film rather than a game... so  may just watch a lets play to experience the story.

Playing Torchlight II atm, this game is pretty fun but the maps are freakin huuuuuuge!!! Taking forever to explore it all. Tons of secret stuff all over the place though and lots of loot. The pets are the best though  :biggrin:
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Post by: legomaestro on February 25, 2015, 02:23:35 PM
"Your pet has fled!"
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Post by: NO1SY on February 25, 2015, 02:59:01 PM
Your pet's just not badass enough :P
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Post by: Monok on February 26, 2015, 04:39:21 AM
The work network wouldn't let me post this

Played some more of "The Order" and quickly losing interest.

Pros
- Interesting boss battles so far - but not very tactical
- Good scenery designs
- Good character models
- Voice acting seems pretty decent
- Characters are nice
- Story seems okay so far
- Interesting weapons

Cons
- Completely linear
- The walking sections are useless - you are directed where to go, can only move slowly generally, can't interact with much
- There is no collecting of things
- Some areas just seem there to showcase the design and models rather than improve the gameplay or story (such as the brothel scene)
- Even if you pick up a weapon you like it is likely to be taken from you pretty quickly

It deserves its 18+ rating, not so much for the titties and *** in the brothel (yes, you walk in on someone, your character doesn't do it though, then the nekkid dude tries to attack you, was so wrong...), but the violence. The boss battles against werewolves are brutal, but it's not like there was much to do except follow instructions, shoot when told, hit the reaction buttons when required, blah blah. Had some pretty full on fire fights with the rebels, but the companions who go with you are friggin useless. No matter how much I like Lafeyette as a character he was so useless in this one fight that the shot gunners kept getting too close to me, basically just running straight past him. And it starts with you getting tortured, then jumps back in time...

It boils down to this:
- Cut scene
- Walking around not being able to do anything
- Fire Fight
- Walking around slowly climbing some things
- Fire Fight
- Cut Scene
- Fire Fight
- Useless walking
- Boss fight part 1
- Useless walking
- Boss fight part 2
- Cut scene
- Boss fight part 3

Look, this would have been so much more fun if it was in an arcade and was one of those games with the guns where you point at the screen and shoot, with maybe a few buttons on the gun for the reaction stuff.

On a lighter note, my 5yr olds name is Galahad, so it is weird playing a game where the main character has the same name as your son and it is not a very common name.

Lol, my work internet wouldn't let me post it with certain words in it.
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Post by: Sukebe on February 26, 2015, 05:45:05 AM
The last game I played is a flash tower defense from armor.
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Post by: Lovus Eternius on February 27, 2015, 01:24:17 AM
The last game I played is a flash tower defense from armor.
Truly?

In other news... the games I'm playing are How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition, Trials Fusion Deluxe Edition.

I'm also kind of torn between buying Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires or GTA V again.
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Post by: Synctual on February 27, 2015, 01:46:42 AM
The last game I played is a flash tower defense from armor.
Truly?

In other news... the games I'm playing are How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition, Trials Fusion Deluxe Edition.

I'm also kind of torn between buying Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires or GTA V again.

Don't know much about Dynasty Warriors 8 so I can't say anything about the series. However I have been playing GTA V recently. I don't know if you have heard, but the Online Heists Update is coming to GTA V Online March 10, so that's something to look forward too.  :D
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Post by: Lovus Eternius on February 27, 2015, 02:03:06 AM
Very well cannons... I will take GTA V. Since I was pretty high up there and I was enjoying the gameplay before I started playing on XB-ONE
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Post by: NO1SY on February 27, 2015, 06:18:04 AM
With Dynasty Warriors you have to know you'll enjoy it... I really want 8: Empires but am waiting until I can afford it... But then my brother already got GTA:V on the PS4 so I don't have to make that choice...

Still need to finish Lords of the Fallen...
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Post by: han ki-tae on February 27, 2015, 07:10:23 AM
I am playing Evolve on PS4. If anybody want to party up and play, add me: arniemarcy.
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Post by: Monok on February 28, 2015, 12:59:13 AM
I think my PSN name is Night_Monster, add me, we swapped The Order for Evolve.

Can't wait for the new Final Fantasy games, and my wife wants Blood Borne.
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Post by: WhiteCrow on February 28, 2015, 01:03:03 AM
Gonzo6996, Evolve PS4
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Post by: WhiteCrow on February 28, 2015, 01:05:40 AM
I am anxiously awaiting FF: Type 0 and Batman: Arkham Knight
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Post by: GingerStark on February 28, 2015, 07:55:11 AM
Attila Total War is where it's at my friends  8) Nothing I love more than historical sandbox games
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Post by: NO1SY on February 28, 2015, 11:14:03 AM
Still gotta boot up Shogun 2...
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Post by: Monok on February 28, 2015, 07:22:16 PM
same, I barely started Shogun 2, have it sitting here though. Love the Total War series.
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Post by: GingerStark on March 01, 2015, 06:37:41 PM
Shogun 2 no longer works due to extensive modding  :hmm: I wonder if they'll bring out a third in the series? Perhaps set in World War Two, since Japan had a diverse role in that.
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Post by: FreezingCicada on March 01, 2015, 06:43:15 PM
Shogun 2 no longer works due to extensive modding  :hmm: I wonder if they'll bring out a third in the series? Perhaps set in World War Two, since Japan had a diverse role in that.
Forgive me on my lack of history.
But what did they do again? I just remember them allying with the Germans and having the "Samurai spirit" to bum rush against machine gun fire...

I'm waiting for Yakuza 5. Guilty GearXrd is the only game I have for the ps4 so far...
Might get that new Neptuna game too. I actually like compile heart games. >_>
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Post by: Operative13 on March 01, 2015, 07:57:08 PM
Shogun 2 no longer works due to extensive modding  :hmm: I wonder if they'll bring out a third in the series? Perhaps set in World War Two, since Japan had a diverse role in that.
Forgive me on my lack of history.
But what did they do again? I just remember them allying with the Germans and having the "Samurai spirit" to bum rush against machine gun fire...

Pearl Harbor, Bataan Death March, Rape of Nanking...

Yup, usual  :D

Banzai! \(^-^)/
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Post by: GingerStark on March 01, 2015, 08:17:50 PM
Studying the subject in college (And being a keen amateur Historian) Japan was proud due to being the first Eastern 'uncivilised' nation to beat a civilised industrial nation in the Russo-Japanese war. It showed Japan that they could stand up to the status quo of world powers.

However, Japan themselves could only expand their industrial base by invading due to their lack of raw materials in their native homelands. Thus they invaded parts of Asia (Especially China), the East Indies, and threatened India and Austrialia, both coming under the British Empire.

Japan was almost a military junta at the time, the Emperor having 'official' power but the military elite actually pulling the strings. They had a dedicated, is somewhat under-developed, military. Of course, with invasion comes the worst of humanity; rape, killing civilians, mistreating POWs.

They allied with the Germans, wanting to split the world between them and Italy. This scared Britain, it's worst nightmare came true, it was surrounded by threats on all sides of it's Empire. This impacted the USA's choice to put up restrictions on oil trade (Churchill and Roosevelt were very close friends, including Churchill walking around Roosevelts room naked).

Japan had no oil, thus their infrastructure and military was crippled, thus they invaded more and attacked the USA in retaliation.

This is all off the top of my head, so I'm likely wrong on several accounts.  :blush:
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Post by: Operative13 on March 02, 2015, 04:50:43 AM
Rising Storm!

The American cowards shall flee before the might of the Great Japanese Empire!  :ninja:
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Post by: Monok on March 02, 2015, 05:34:11 AM
I am so hooked on Rogue Legacy I basically haven't played much else.
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Post by: Sukebe on March 02, 2015, 06:19:08 AM
Just finished this flash game (http://armorgames.com/play/17678/family-rush). Plain, simple and lack of better ending. I was expecting more though.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on March 15, 2015, 11:01:51 PM
I've been enjoying Ultra Street Fighter IV recently. It's the perfect game to put on a record and play. The music is always 100 times more important than the game for me, I could stop the game at any time as apposed to the album, so I've been looking for games where I don't need sound and I can just chill out and play for a little bit. This is a perfect one! I am beyond awful at fighting games, one of the worst of all time, but I oddly enjoy them and I quite like this one. I only play as Poison, the only character I really care about though, though I like Juri to. I have no clue how to do anything and I don't understand all the combos and things but I'm enjoying it. Even though I constantly get destroyed. I just tried playing online, I lost 12 out of 12 games and only got 1 KO. I'm pretty good.
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Post by: Lovus Eternius on March 16, 2015, 12:47:42 AM
Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires and the new Bladestorm: Nightmare Demo.

Also Pre-ordered that there "Final Fantasy Type-0 HD"
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Post by: Coryn on March 16, 2015, 10:18:11 AM
so, that recent tomb raider reboot/prequel thing about young(er) Laura Croft was (is?) free for xbox360 gold members. so I downloaded it for *censored*s and giggles.

but I have to say, it's surprisingly fun. it sorta falls into that problem recent games have where it's more like an interactive movie for a lot of it. (seriously, it's not a bad concept, but it's way too overused)

but I digress. It's a lot more fun than expected and a lot longer too, I've played probably around 14 hours now, and it's still going strong.
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Post by: GingerStark on March 23, 2015, 02:52:16 PM
I've recently got Yu-gi-oh for the Ipad, since my interest in it has been resparked  :thumbsup: Definitely much cheaper then buying a hundred booster packs
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Post by: NO1SY on March 23, 2015, 03:16:32 PM
Ahhhh I miss Yu-Gi-Oh...
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Post by: GingerStark on March 23, 2015, 03:28:48 PM
I still don't believe mokuba is a boy...
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Post by: Crackhead Johny on March 24, 2015, 01:20:11 PM
I assume you have seen all of Yu-Gi-Oh abridged on Youtube?
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Post by: MandeepSenpai on March 24, 2015, 03:31:10 PM
Attack on Titan Tribute game is the only game I play currently. I bought all the Sims games, expansions and stuff packs to date and haven't touched them since November.
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Post by: KingLycus on March 24, 2015, 04:49:42 PM
Been playing a lot of Namco and Square Enix lately. Baten Kaitos Origins, Tales of, FFT A2...
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Post by: stardustpink on April 01, 2015, 12:50:43 PM
Dragon Quest, Sentinels of Stars. I like fantasy games especially if you can customise them a bit.

My fave is Dark Cloud. I really miss that, wanna play it again... ;-;
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Post by: Crackhead Johny on April 01, 2015, 03:44:07 PM
HOTS and I'm not sure if it is supposed to be fun or just cater to OCD.
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Post by: NO1SY on April 22, 2015, 11:52:39 AM
Anyone have Warframe on the PS4? my brother got me into it the other night and it's freakin fun! and free!
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Post by: legomaestro on April 22, 2015, 12:54:16 PM
Warframe man, loved that game. Can't wait to start playing it again on Steam
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Post by: Crackhead Johny on April 22, 2015, 02:01:10 PM
Diablo 3 season grind. I was trying out HOTS but its only attraction is OCD's demand I collect all the characters so i can quit playing.
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Post by: NO1SY on April 22, 2015, 05:59:30 PM
Just been given a HOTS beta key actually... But I'm really bad at MOBAs...

Got a seasonal monk up to 70 in D3:ROS but my laptop is kinda giving up on gaming atm... Strangely enough it can just about manage my lecture powerpoints so I think it's trying to tell me something...

@Lego - damn if only you had it on PS4 man...
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Post by: Operative13 on April 24, 2015, 06:57:05 AM
Just woke up to check Steam and if you ever played the game Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, Valve is now charging you to pay for mods. They're hoping to expand this concept to other games as well.

What do you guys think about this new change?
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Post by: NO1SY on April 24, 2015, 07:14:59 AM
I don't own skyrim on PC... I have it on PS3, I'm just waiting avidly for the next ES game on PS4 which isn't the half-assed game that ESO is. After further reading and research in less excited for this mod store than before... It's something that should be a good thing in theory but in practice and just by considering things more deeply it just causes so many issues.

This link sums it up well http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2015/04/24/valves-paid-skyrim-mods-are-a-legal-ethical-and-creative-disaster/?linkId=13760602&utm_channel=Technology

TB also did a great content patch about the topic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGKOiQGeO-k
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Post by: Operative13 on April 24, 2015, 08:27:41 AM
In theory it sounds like a good idea (capitalism). In practice it's a disaster (reality).

Paid mods are equivalent to company-released DLC. The only difference is that there's no trust whatsoever whether it will work and you start entering a sketchy area where you get into copyright, creative-freedom, etc.
I'm definitely not paying for a broken mod (hence why better ones rise to the top of the ratings). What I do have a problem with though is the terrible copyright crackdowns and limiting the spread of mods as a result of requiring payment for select individuals. What's worse is that because mods are modifications of existing games, modders inherently do not have complete rights to the work. It launders control and power of mods over to the corporations in association with the games. I'd rather have self-righteous high-end modders making these things for the community than money-centered grubbers making the same mods and lending it out only to those with deep pockets. Even if it results in higher-quality mods, the amount of mods that actually do make it into the system I believe will go down in reaction. People have this misled belief that the capitalist system is a do-all be-all system. It's not. Business is entirely motivated by profit, not ethics. People can protest all like about the high prices but if the companies make money out of the few who do by their products, who cares? We've seen that with Apple and Iphones for example. Not much has changed with them over the last few years, yet people continue to buy the newest editions.

I agree people should have the option to receive compensation for the work they do. However out of technical and legal issue, I must say no to this kind of practice. It'll cost the community more than it will cost the modders who won't mod without profits.

Also, Valve announced they will be taking 75% of the profits made by the sales of mods. The other 25% is split between the game company and the modder.

I don't like the direction gaming has been taking for the past 20 years or so. Back in the 2000s, you used to get full games with expansion packs that would account for being an entirely new game for the price range of around $20 or so. Now you have platforms you are required to use to play your games like Steam, Origin, or Uplay (PC gamer here), high-end games cost $50 or more and sometimes they'd cut down the game to the bare minimum, scraping the rest for overpriced $15 DLCs that altogether cost more than 2x as much as the original. It's turning into a sinkhole real quick the way companies are going at this and how the consumers are reacting...  :sick:
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Post by: Crackhead Johny on May 09, 2015, 03:09:44 PM
Since my data drive decided to float at the top of the tank I'm playing Steam.

And by playing Steam I mean going from one game to the next and telling them to install. I have been doing this for hours.

Steam needs an "Install all my games that are not demos" button.

Origin  :sick: is installing its games.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on May 09, 2015, 04:27:42 PM
I downloaded the Love Live! mobile game School Idol Festival last night. It's a really fun free rhythm game but it's evilly addicting. I never ever play games on my phone and I very very rarely play games any more, this is basically the very first app I have ever downloaded on my phone. It's so fun to assemble an idol team, it's a great little game...God damnit. I've been in a Love Live! craze recently, which is weird since I watched the anime 8 months ago.
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Post by: Monok on May 10, 2015, 03:57:24 AM
I have also been playing the Love Live game.

And Unfinished Swan.
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Post by: neoraise on June 09, 2015, 07:41:33 PM
Titanfall-HAnds up!!!
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Post by: Manga Is Amazing on June 11, 2015, 07:35:16 PM
I personally love the battlefield series. I admit, the campaigns may be a little short sometimes, but multiplayer gameplay is awesome. I currently am a level thirty three and have already gotten the achievement of "recon master". I am trying to get better with my assault kit and support as well. One other good game I recommend is Guild Wars two. It has that sort of anime/manga feel and a sort of mythical gameplay. I love the ps3 gaming system. I also recommend the final fantasy series.
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Post by: Nairbons on June 11, 2015, 10:41:12 PM
Summer Steam Sale is now. Maybe this time I'll play every game I buy!

Ha!

Haha!
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Post by: Echo_River on June 12, 2015, 07:59:00 PM
I've been playing Monster Hunter 4. I'm loving it T_T
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Post by: legomaestro on June 12, 2015, 08:04:54 PM
Oh gawd I love that game. I want to play it! I played 3 on my friend's console and had to abandon it. And now 4 is out? Yikes...
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Post by: Echo_River on June 12, 2015, 08:14:50 PM
There's another one coming out after that one O_O and we just got this one X_X
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Post by: Leviticus on July 09, 2015, 03:26:11 AM
Kingdom Hearts. All day erry day.
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Post by: Wasted_Dragon on July 15, 2015, 01:53:00 AM
Dino Crisis 2! I started taking a break from drawing every now and then to have a couple drinks and play it. I also decided to record myself, and man it's terrible lol. I gotta hand it to the lets players who can sound good, and not like an idiot, like me. But I figure, i should train my voice. It's been a good game so far though, I'm glad I can finally finish what I started a decade later.

Check it out if you're bored and need something to listen to, links in my sig :)
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Post by: lukevm89 on July 22, 2015, 04:28:59 AM
Dying Light and GTA5 (PC)
:D
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on July 27, 2015, 04:45:52 PM
Just purchased Five Nights At Freddy's 4. Not looking forward to the result.
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Post by: legomaestro on July 27, 2015, 04:54:04 PM
Oh gawd I'm so sorry.
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on July 27, 2015, 04:54:53 PM
About to play with two friends, thinking of recording the reactions haha.
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Post by: Synctual on July 27, 2015, 05:01:39 PM
Ah, Five Nights at Freddy's. The legendary Jumpscare Jamboree of Death. I wish you the best of luck. If you record those reactions, I would love to see them. I always love laughing at the screams of grown men. That probably didn't come out right :ohmy:
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Post by: Vio on July 29, 2015, 05:39:11 AM
The Elder Scrolls: Online PS4 edition has made me go on hiatus from the outside world for a couple of days now. :confused: :ohmy:  :push:
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Post by: Icanttakecritiscism on July 29, 2015, 05:40:14 AM
Life is Strange.
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Post by: Vio on August 18, 2015, 07:50:03 AM
I've just finished playing MlB 15 online. My favourite part about the online matches is when lag is involved, because that's when a fastball turns into a 97 MPH curveball. :ohmy:
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on August 18, 2015, 04:31:55 PM
Been getting into Planetside 2 which is rare for me, not an FPS guy but any battle in that game is utter chaos and I love it.

Also waiting for Episode 6 of Telltale's Game of Thrones, Episode 5 broke me with it's final choice. :(
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Post by: legomaestro on August 18, 2015, 04:38:12 PM
Oh, I thought those things usually only had 5 episodes. I shall play it!
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on August 18, 2015, 04:41:44 PM
Usually they do but they've done 6 for Game Of Thrones and by God, the fifth episode literally threw me. Won't spoil it but to put it simply I paused the game for twenty minutes because I couldn't bear to make the choice it forced on me haha. Telltale knows how to give me the feels.
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Post by: legomaestro on August 18, 2015, 04:54:49 PM
Telltale is amazing. I'll get that then.
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Post by: Funkermonster on August 22, 2015, 10:47:00 PM
Not too long ago, I beat Mega Man 2 for the first time on Normal difficulty, and I gotta say it was awesome and I enjoyed it, I'm a bt of a newcomer to the series. The 8 robot masters weren't all that challenging (except Quick Man, so annoying!), but the wily castle bosses made me eat my heart out, especially the boobeam trap. Getting closer to the final boss in Mega Man 7 too, and I really hope the later bosses are tougher because most of the ones I've played against so far were too easy, only ones who gave me trouble are Slash Man and Freeze Man. Not everyone is excited for it, but Mega Man Legacy Collection comes out in a few days and I plan on getting it to support the IP and to get myself another PC game, don't have many atm.

I also play a LOT of competitive Super Smash Bros 4.
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Post by: Echo_River on August 24, 2015, 08:21:18 PM
I was shown this game called "The Nameless Game". X_X It was originally in Japanese but it got an English patch, and so I tried it out... It's a horror game... never going to play horror games again....
I watched someone else play it to the ending though. It was actually a good ending.
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Post by: legomaestro on August 31, 2015, 09:45:48 AM
I actually want to get into Mega Man or Zelda when I have the chance! Impressive
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Post by: Vio on August 31, 2015, 09:52:27 AM
Have you tried the emulators and rom versions, lego? :hmm:
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Post by: legomaestro on August 31, 2015, 10:18:33 AM
Not yet but I'll collect them soon.

The old school games I desperately want to complete are Prince of Persia and Super Mario
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Post by: Vio on August 31, 2015, 10:26:14 AM
God, I miss playing my StarFox N64 on my laptop... :sadbye:
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Post by: legomaestro on August 31, 2015, 10:51:06 AM
Star Fox was awesome

Only ever played the SNES one though
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Post by: Vio on August 31, 2015, 10:59:06 AM
I never played any SNES. But I do have my N64. I should hook it up one day and play some old school Tony Hake Skating games~ :clapping:
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Post by: Monok on September 04, 2015, 09:53:43 PM
Valkyria Chronicles 2, on the vita
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Post by: GlassKetchupBottle on September 05, 2015, 05:15:44 AM
Not been playing games much at all lately, but occasionally I'll play Terrarria online with some friends :D
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on September 05, 2015, 02:53:41 PM
Mortal Online, if you can get on the server. It's basically a Morrowind MMO but it's having issues due to the mass flood of players since it's steam release (the games been around for 5 years apparently)
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Post by: legomaestro on September 12, 2015, 11:38:27 AM
I'm still considering it, but have so many games already I don't want to spread myself too thin.

Finally getting back into my warframe save. Finally got an xbox pad for my pc too so it's quite heavenly.

The damn bow is hard to use though. My aim is atrocious haha. But Space Ninjas is soooo fun. My brain tingles.

Also playing Killing Floor on the side, and considering getting Dark Souls.


Steam Sales are ridiculously reasonable. They'll clear out my wallet I swear
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Post by: Monok on September 12, 2015, 08:22:43 PM
With the latest update going through getting ready for the Taken King, I find Destiny reasonably enjoyable again.

I went from level 29 to 34 in a single sessions, since it isn't based on your light levels anymore.

And the ghost and class thing (like the armband for warlocks) actually give bonuses now! Yay!
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Post by: newartriot on September 14, 2015, 04:06:25 PM
im casually playing heroes of neweart and clash of clans at the moment :D
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on September 15, 2015, 03:06:29 PM
Humble Store rocks, currently getting killed repeatedly in Risk Of Rain with a wee bit of Shadow Of Mordor on the side.

Also purchased Grim Fandango Remastered but I've yet to try it.
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Post by: GlassKetchupBottle on September 16, 2015, 03:00:13 AM
Playing Smite atm
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Post by: Vio on September 17, 2015, 12:58:27 PM
I've been going back and forth between Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain and Breaking Dawn.

(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ek6Bhq67Lco/U8EKBGrUfJI/AAAAAAAABA4/oGDVOvxVvu4/s1600/1362694482290.png)
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Post by: Tzefa on October 03, 2015, 07:34:48 PM
Heroes of the Storm, Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain and Pulsar: Lost Colonies
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Post by: Monok on October 10, 2015, 05:53:15 AM
Lego Dimensions...

And I have to say, I love this game, and can't wait for more packs to come out, especially Ghost Busters and Dr Who.
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Post by: Synctual on October 19, 2015, 06:37:59 AM
I finished the first episode of Minecraft Story Mode by Telltale Games.

I'm not a big Minecraft fan, if not a fan at all, but I learned to trust in Telltale. They did a really great job, I liked it!
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Post by: Akhdas on November 11, 2015, 11:11:32 AM
dota 2 and tf2, valve needs to update their game :(
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Post by: Jackhammer on November 11, 2015, 01:35:09 PM
Dota 2, Vermintide, Path of Exile, Guns of icarus, Neverwinter nights 2, Divinity Original sin, Neverwinter Nights 1.
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Post by: NO1SY on November 11, 2015, 03:40:01 PM
Ah I want to get back into guns of icarus at some point. Playing as a team of 4 was always so fun!

Still stuck on Divinity: Original Sin... so for now I'm playing the Shadowrun games...
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Post by: Funkermonster on November 11, 2015, 06:50:21 PM
My gaming life is basically just this:

Super Smash Bros 4
Mega Man games: 1-7
Fire Emblem Awakening (real anticipated for ire Emblem Fates to come out)
Super Mario Maker
Pokemon Alpha Sapphire

Aside from Mega Man, its mostly just Nintendo stuff atm.
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on November 13, 2015, 08:14:19 PM
My new Ps4 and Fallout 4 will likely cause a fair amount of silence from me for the coming weeks xD

This game is eating my life
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Post by: Vio on November 15, 2015, 02:07:54 PM
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Post by: Kata_Misashi on November 15, 2015, 02:25:08 PM
Been trying to beat Undertale for the longest now :V
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Post by: Monok on November 27, 2015, 08:13:07 PM
FALLOUT 4!

my wife is addicted to it, she's like twice my level.
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on November 27, 2015, 08:32:16 PM
Got the charming little game Journey on the Black Friday sales, alternating between that and Bloodborne.

It helps me relax between those stressful Bloodborne moments. :P 
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Post by: Nairbons on November 27, 2015, 08:39:34 PM
Got the charming little game Journey on the Black Friday sales, alternating between that and Bloodborne.

It helps me relax between those stressful Bloodborne moments. :P 

Just picked up Bloodborne today. Once I take that PS4 out of the box, I plan on playing it.

For now, Crypt of the Necrodancer is a fun little roguelike/rhythm game. It's not everything I hoped it would be, but the custom soundtrack feature is pretty sweat.
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Post by: legomaestro on December 06, 2015, 05:22:27 AM
Bloodborne. I want to play that game asaic, roguelikes are scary hard. I need to beat some more to increase my gaming street cred.

I just finished Telltalegames' Game of Thrones. It was hard hitting and fun other than two certain characters. All in all let me just say that The Forresters are a useless family and I am shocked they don't simply get invaded and destroyed in the first episode. So frustrating man
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Post by: Manimal Claus on December 10, 2015, 08:50:09 AM
Finished playing through Halo 1, 2 & 3 again. I don't really play video games that much anymore but I had the urge to play these great games again.

Man oh man, what a great series. My favourite shooters for sure. It's like watching a great movie series playing through the games one after the other. Halo 1 has such a great mystery and sense of adventure to it. If you pretend you don't know anything the story unfolds nicely and than explodes and the whole tone changes when The Flood come in! What a great plot twist! By the time I got a 360 (the Christmas before Halo 4) I was very late to the game, but I'd played split screen multiplayer before and Halo was always the coolest game!

Anyways Halo 1 is great, it has some frame rate issues and slows down a lot but it's still a very fun shooter with an interesting story! Although The Library and Keyes are no fun. Ugh. Halo 2 is an improvement in just about everything. The cinematic are stepped up and it introduces a lot of new elements. However when you play the games back to back with no bias it seems like Halo 2 is just the beta for Halo 3. While it introduces a lot, nothing is perfected until the next game. The story is good and it has a great plot twist as well. The Arbiter is badass and I actually do enjoy his missions. However some times I think the level designs are a bit iffy. It's a good game though and the ending is a supreme cliffhanger! Also that soundtrack! Oh man! It has the best soundtrack of all the games. A lot of new pieces and some really rocking ones! Of course it's awesome when you enter that room in one of the last missions and Blow Me Away starts playing. The music in the first 3 games is what takes it over the top. When that grand theme is playing you feel like your an unstoppable super solider. So exciting!

Halo 3 has easily the best gameplay. It's so smooth and a massive improvement over Halo 2. All the new elements from that game are perfected here and it really all comes together. The last mission is simply the best Halo mission. That ending Warthog run is so exciting! It's exciting in the first game as well but the Warthog doesn't control very well and there is a lot of stop and go where as the one in Halo 3 is pretty much non stop. Stuffs exploding, Cortana's yelling at you, the theme is playing, it's so great! Halo 3 is awesome, though it's so much easier than Halo 2! The Brutes are really toned down. But Cortana, what a pain that mission is! However I like the ending when Arbiter is there destroying Flood with a flame thrower. Arbiter really feels like your best bud in this game. I really like the little touches like Master Chef looking to see if he's okay when they jump onto the Forward Until Dawn. All in all Halo 3 is easily the best of first 3! Talk about a game living up to it's hype...

Halo 4 though is maybe my favourite. It was the first new Halo game I played and I think 343 did a great job with the campaign. Master Chef actually gets to talk more and we see a more human side of him. I really liked that. The gameplay is different, that's for sure, but the weapons feel very satisfying. The story is good as well, I like the trope of old hero adapting to new times. The only thing though, the soundtrack isn't there. Without that classic theme it's just not a complete Halo experience. There is a good theme in the game and when it plays in that exciting Broadsword part in the last mission it's goosebump raising! But for other parts there is just nothing there. There are a ton of standout moments in the game but there isn't anything there to take them over the top. For the most part the score is pretty generic and doesn't stand out at all. Halo is not the same without those classic songs.

Also when you play them in order Halo 4 really is missing a lot of the original vibe. I can see why a lot of people don't like it, I really enjoyed the game myself but I understand the complaints.

That's as far as I have. It sucks that Halo 5 seemly didn't turn out well. I was very excited to see what would happen next in the story after Halo 4. But whatever, I don't plan on getting an Xbox One anytime soon anyways. I would still buy Halo 5 to see for myself if I could though.

Oh my God I can't believe I just typed that much about Halo.
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Post by: han ki-tae on December 10, 2015, 09:37:39 AM
@Monok: I am playing Fallout 4 too!!!! It is fun! Lvl 25 here, just started the Diamond City quests. How about you?
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Post by: legomaestro on December 10, 2015, 12:01:47 PM
I really need to get into Fallout haha.


@Manimal yesss. Halo will always be close to my heart on that front. I still do want to play reach, and even finish ODST. But I'm always the guy who plays games over someone elses' shoulder.... I really need to own my own rig in the future. I'd love to settle down and play all of those games.

Halo 4 I only tolerated because I had no choice and it was a fun option to play with a friend, otherwise I just can't forgive 343 continuing the story, because some stories have to end before they make your badass supersoldier hero get romantically shipped with his AI, make him don a Final Fantasy cloak and use mass ring worlds for the umpteenth time as a threat to the galaxy.

But I'm in a love-hate relationship. I get so excited and pissed sometimes, so yeah, I'll shamelessly be looking for any new scrap of news on the franchise.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on December 10, 2015, 01:22:52 PM
I liked Reach a lot. It was the Halo I played most leading up to Halo 4 since it came with my 360. It's a fun game, the campaign is fine and I enjoyed multiplayer. I played it way too much though. That's why I cut myself off from video games.

Halo 3 was a good way to end the series but I liked the story for Halo 4. It's true it was another ring world threatening to destroy the world, but it was a cool new planet with new enemies and the like. Again I like the idea of an aging Master Chief fighting with new Spartans. Halo 5 though ya I don't know. I don't know what the story is and I don't plan to look.
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Post by: legomaestro on December 10, 2015, 01:29:11 PM
I just watched a patch together of the theatres to get an idea. You cannot say they didn't work on the graphics, but the story man...

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Post by: Vio on January 04, 2016, 11:01:34 PM
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What a birthday it will be!

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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on January 05, 2016, 07:56:09 AM
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What a birthday it will be!

Can't wait, that and The Division are my highlights for this year
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Post by: NO1SY on January 05, 2016, 12:47:21 PM
Dude it releases the day the Con starts! What are we gonna doooooo!?
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on January 05, 2016, 12:56:41 PM
For real? I didn't realize it was so soon!

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUU-

*Removes £45 from the merchandise budget*
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on January 23, 2016, 11:34:04 PM
I'm considering a Persona 3 play through/lets play and recording it. Would be time consuming but could be fun  :hmm:
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Post by: Nairbons on January 24, 2016, 01:14:56 AM
A shorter run of P3 is still gonna be around 60 hours! You gotta start small!
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on January 24, 2016, 05:15:19 AM
Should screen share on Skype and let people shout advice as if they know better :P
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Post by: legomaestro on January 24, 2016, 05:43:45 AM
Man, Persona 3 has no mercy on how long it goes, but that could be fun yeah. It'd be episodic as heck though haha.

I've just gone through a playthrough of SWOKOTOR 1. Amazing game. Dated but I really enjoyed the heck out of it. Just started part two and Bioware knew exactly what to improve upon from the first one. My social life is dwindling at an exponential rate and I have no issues with this...

I got XCOM 1, I'll have to see how good the game is before I get excited about 2
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on January 24, 2016, 06:18:05 AM
Play now! The aliens are coming!

I lost a LOT of hours to XCOM: Enemy Unknown. I may wait for a console release for XCOM 2 though since my PC is pretty dated and I need to save money for London.

Well, London and The Division in March  8)
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Post by: legomaestro on January 24, 2016, 06:28:32 AM
The Division man, so looking forward to that. You've gotta tell me how that game is when you get it haha.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on February 11, 2016, 01:03:58 PM
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is free with Playstation Plus. 11 gigs! It took all of yesterday to download. The game looks cool and the art style is nice but man Smash is the one and only fighting game I'm able to play, I was trying to hit the right stick to do Smash attacks and use the shoulder buttons to block. I can't be bothered to learn all the combos and attacks with other games...I tried to play Ultra Street Fighter 4 but there are too many combos and I nearly destroyed the joy sticks on my controller trying to learn them. I like Smash...one button to block, no combos to memorize, and it's not locked into one space like the arcade style fighters. But I'm sure Persona is good for a game of it's type. Tried to play story but it bored me, is it just VN type reading the whole time? Tried aracde mode and already decided Rise is my favorite fighter. With fighting games I always pick the best looking characters and if they suck I learn to deal with it.

Guess I gotta give Persona more of a chance.
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on February 11, 2016, 04:04:13 PM
XCOM 2 has broken my heart. RIP all my loved ones and a big F.U to the ones who panicked and got their whole team killed.

Also got a recent addiction to Blazblue games.
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Post by: Monok on February 11, 2016, 06:05:14 PM
Realm Grinder..... According to the data I have been playing it for 207 days, and thats from when it started recording that data..... help me, it has stolen my soul.
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Post by: Coryn on February 11, 2016, 07:12:48 PM
So after finishing assassins Creed 4, I found out that they're making a Lego force awakens game...in June

So to scratch my itch, I went out and bought the video game adaption of episode 3

I forgot the feeling you get playing a movie tie in game
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Post by: Manimal Claus on February 11, 2016, 07:15:09 PM
The Revenge Of The Sith game was pretty good. It was the first game I got for my PS2 along with Sonic Heroes, I played it again a few years ago and quite enjoyed it. The Lego games are good to, I will probably get The Force Awakens one.
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Post by: Corycaly on February 11, 2016, 07:59:20 PM
I have bought the collector remastered editions of Kingdom Hearts I and II some months ago. I'm quite addicted to this game.
I also have the f Professor Layton games on nintendo ds: the scenarios are very fascinating and I like the bittersweet endings. I like its music and its animation. I can spend hours on enigmas!
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Post by: Monok on February 13, 2016, 05:33:21 PM
I bought Firewatch...

This is a PSN game. After watching the trailer I was intrigued. So I got it. 6 GB download, that was annoying. So I thought, hey, this game must be pretty big yeah....

First, it takes you through this background stuff of your character. Which, at the time, felt stupid, and after finishing the game was completely pointless. It really has no bearing on the game itself and was a waste of time and space. Maybe some of the dialogue options would have changed later on, but its minor things.

The world itself looks really nice, and I did enjoy walking around the world. But there is noone there. Its empty. I mean, in the distance you see some people, but there arent even any animals. I felt a bit let down by this. Was generally just me walking around a nice landscape.

At the start the adventure was awesome. There was all these surprises, and it was suspenseful. BUT, and here's the kicker, the twists were crap. The ending was boring. This game could have been so much MORE but in the end I felt let down.

Look, if you can get it cheap, do so, but don't expect great things. I don't think it was worth what I paid. Its little more than a point and click adventure set in a 3d world, and it took me like 4 hours to finish.
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on February 20, 2016, 01:06:57 PM
Finally got Blazblue: Chronophantasma, first game online was a complete massacre.  :confused:

Also got myself Mortal Kombat X, how the times have changed with this series o.O
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Post by: swearzy on March 12, 2016, 12:03:10 AM
I bought Firewatch...

This is a PSN game. After watching the trailer I was intrigued. So I got it. 6 GB download, that was annoying. So I thought, hey, this game must be pretty big yeah....

First, it takes you through this background stuff of your character. Which, at the time, felt stupid, and after finishing the game was completely pointless. It really has no bearing on the game itself and was a waste of time and space. Maybe some of the dialogue options would have changed later on, but its minor things.

The world itself looks really nice, and I did enjoy walking around the world. But there is noone there. Its empty. I mean, in the distance you see some people, but there arent even any animals. I felt a bit let down by this. Was generally just me walking around a nice landscape.

At the start the adventure was awesome. There was all these surprises, and it was suspenseful. BUT, and here's the kicker, the twists were crap. The ending was boring. This game could have been so much MORE but in the end I felt let down.

Look, if you can get it cheap, do so, but don't expect great things. I don't think it was worth what I paid. Its little more than a point and click adventure set in a 3d world, and it took me like 4 hours to finish.

Tis' why youtubers do game reviews so you don't waste your money. I definitely liked watching someone play it but I don't think I would play it myself. I think it was $15 on steam.

It'd call it more of an interactive movie.
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Post by: Operative13 on March 15, 2016, 07:39:43 AM
Hopping back into The Division after a long while.

(http://images.akamai.steamusercontent.com/ugc/548682681782929023/0CB0C9C063141506B1A7AA0D2AA7485E91D84CE9/)
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Post by: swearzy on March 21, 2016, 09:50:33 AM
Add me on Steam! Swearzy101
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Post by: Vio on March 27, 2016, 05:06:29 PM
Playing as a General Manager on NHL 16 and crushing dreams as I cancel all contracts from "unneeded" players.

(https://i.ytimg.com/vi/w5ehyTKWjcY/hqdefault.jpg)

This is what I hope to play in the upcoming weeks:

Spoiler
(http://2static.fjcdn.com/pictures/Soul+sister_d825c3_5858930.jpg)
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Post by: Coryn on March 27, 2016, 10:29:23 PM
In fact, that's what I'm playing right now! I got the scholar of the first sin edition. I can see why people say it's the lesser of the dark souls, but it's still a damn fine game
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Post by: OhGodHelpMe on March 27, 2016, 11:04:52 PM
Huge archipelago map in Civ V. Lots of interesting naval combat situations and fights over islands with lots of resources going on

Oh yeah and then there's this dick making ridiculous demands like GIB OIL AND GOLD FOR NOTHING IN RETURN and then getting mad when you decline. I'm playing with 12 other AI and they all hate him

(https://i.ytimg.com/vi/14YHs0375tY/maxresdefault.jpg)
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Post by: Monok on May 28, 2016, 07:42:31 AM
Battleborn mostly

also got the remaster of Valkyria Chronicles, love that game

and Tropico was a free download for PS+, and it's a bit of fun, but hard in some spots, like the rebels
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Post by: Vacant The Red Faced Raider on May 28, 2016, 05:09:44 PM
I've bought the Remastersed Valkryia Chonicles too. Never played it before but always heard it was decent so giving that a spin.
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Post by: legomaestro on May 28, 2016, 05:14:51 PM
Awesome.

For me I finally got my hands on Witcher 3! I'm looking forward to dissapearing off the face of the earth. So glad to have the chance. Dark Souls 3 is next on the list..

But damn, MGS is on steam for sale this weekend. Steam sales are evil
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Post by: swearzy on May 29, 2016, 09:01:39 AM
Even though my pc is out of action I seem to spend money on something I can't play... until the new computer is built D:
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Post by: Echo_River on May 30, 2016, 02:38:24 PM
Tetris!! Ended up getting reintroduced to it recently and got hooked on it. I've fished out my beaten up GameBoy and the oversized Tetris cartridge. I didn't know it could be so fun lol. My frustrated childhood day attempts have been fooling me all this time :p
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Post by: Jinjer on June 10, 2016, 11:01:08 AM
finally got around to finishing Dragon Age: Inquisition!

apparently, the elves are the reason for everything or something like that...
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Post by: datchosthog on June 27, 2016, 04:32:06 PM
Anyone else addicted to overwatch?
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Post by: Austadophilus on June 27, 2016, 07:50:10 PM
I don't play Overwatch, but I love it's art and characters. <3

Currently playing Yokai Watch and Silent Hill 2.
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Post by: TheClayMaker on June 27, 2016, 08:30:26 PM
I started playing Guild Wars 2 a few months ago, but school got in the way. Figured now's as good a time as any to get back in.
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Post by: datchosthog on June 28, 2016, 04:33:50 PM
I don't play Overwatch, but I love it's art and characters. <3

Currently playing Yokai Watch and Silent Hill 2.
yeah the character design is great except zarya, who I main, so that's annoying. Is that yokai watch any good, looked kinda like pokemon.
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Post by: Jinjer on June 29, 2016, 02:10:58 AM
can't play overwatch, installer says my pc can't handle it...
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on June 29, 2016, 02:43:06 PM
Dead By Daylight is the scariest and most exhilarating multiplayer game I've ever played.

5 players, 1 killer, 4 survivors. Killer sees in first person and Survivors see in 3rd person.

Survivors have to activate generators to activate the door that lets them escape.

Killer has to stab survivors and put them on meat hooks. If a generator backfires or a noise is made, he can see exactly where the noise was made.

There is nothing more terrifying than trying to vault a window as a guy with a chainsaw comes barreling towards you.
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Post by: Jackhammer on June 29, 2016, 04:36:42 PM
It's a game about punching (or stabbing) Dodos. It's called ARK: survival evolved.

First five minutes of Ark:
Punched a dodo.
Punched another dodo.
Ate some berries.
Punched a tree.
Punched a rock.
Ate some more berries.
Pooped.
Made a pickaxe.
Mined some flint.
Made a spear and a woodcutters axe.
Cut down two trees.
Ate some more berries.
Pooped again.
Stabbed a dodo.
Starved to death.
10/10. Would starve again.

I'm also driving a rave-van with a f**kton of unwanted party crashers (read SWAT). Payday 2.
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Post by: legomaestro on June 29, 2016, 04:51:49 PM
ARK is stupid fun hahaha. Was fun for a while. Will get into it again at a point.

Dead By Daylight is the scariest and most exhilarating multiplayer game I've ever played.

5 players, 1 killer, 4 survivors. Killer sees in first person and Survivors see in 3rd person.

Survivors have to activate generators to activate the door that lets them escape.

Killer has to stab survivors and put them on meat hooks. If a generator backfires or a noise is made, he can see exactly where the noise was made.

There is nothing more terrifying than trying to vault a window as a guy with a chainsaw comes barreling towards you.

Man I heard about that game, I was eyeballing it, but still waiting on it to fix its bugs? Or is it complete now
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Post by: Jinjer on July 20, 2016, 01:32:12 PM
so there's this thing called va-11 hall-a

pretty nice cyberpunk waifu visual novel thingy with a bartending minigame mechanic
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Post by: Ramellion on July 20, 2016, 10:25:02 PM
I play a lot of FIFA and I mean A LOT, to the point where I haven't finished Halo 2, Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, and DA: Inquisition just to name a few. But I'll finish them off, hopefully before the new Final Fantasy comes out  ;D
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Post by: Jackhammer on July 24, 2016, 03:46:56 AM
YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!!!!!!

Evil Island is in GOG! I've been waiting for that game for soooooooo long! I played the demo over and over again when I was a kid, back in 2001 and I never found the game!

YEEAAAAAARRGGHH!!!

*finds his wallet*
(http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/walkingdead/images/3/3f/Shut-up-and-take-my-money.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/640?cb=20140829235648)
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Post by: AzimuthComics on July 24, 2016, 06:38:14 AM
Crusader Kings II.
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Post by: Vio on July 24, 2016, 08:25:23 PM
What I've been play since this weekend:

Rocket League
7 Days to Die
Prison Architect
Yu-Gi-Oh: Legacy of The Duelist
Gone Home
Metal Gear Solid 5
Dark Souls 3
NBA 2K16
MLB The Show 15
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Post by: cydoniaos on July 24, 2016, 08:40:37 PM
Overwatch. Does Neko Atsume count?
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Post by: TheClayMaker on July 24, 2016, 08:51:23 PM
I got Hyrule Warriors: Legends for my birthday, and I've been playing that all day.
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Post by: MisterSherbetLemon on July 25, 2016, 11:02:57 AM
Went back to Planetside 2 but on PS4 this time. Anyone want to start a squad? ;)
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Post by: Coryn on July 25, 2016, 12:58:58 PM
I have been playing Lighting Returns. God help me but I really do enjoy the FF13 games
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Post by: Jinjer on July 30, 2016, 11:06:22 AM
just finished i am setsuna recently, and i gotta say it's been a nice run

really love the "indie foreign film" vibe it's got
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Post by: Vio on August 08, 2016, 10:10:17 PM
anyone else waiting for No Man's Sky to come out in the next couple of hours? ;D
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Post by: Coryn on August 13, 2016, 01:21:20 PM
Just got it. Can't wait for download to complete
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Post by: Vio on August 16, 2016, 03:29:54 PM
After spending the entire week playing that game, I'd say about 75-80% happy with it. The few problems I have with the game are some errors that causes the game to crash, slipping through the worlds' geography, and, something that I should no better of but still fell for it, expecting the game to be what they showed off In trailers like E3.

Other than those issues, I've been having fun with the game. ;D

I thought this video comparing the 2014 E3 trailer to actual gameplay was funny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvAwB7ogkik
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Post by: Coryn on August 16, 2016, 09:11:45 PM
Well, I feel like there is plenty of room for updates.
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Post by: Jinjer on September 10, 2016, 12:24:38 PM
going on a civ5 binge, quick-paced settler-level run on all leaders

just trying to contain myself until civ6 finally gets released
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Post by: Tzefa on October 28, 2016, 10:12:27 AM
Titanfall 2 hype, I've even been streaming it, been a ton of fun so far
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Post by: Misyne on November 02, 2016, 08:45:58 PM
Just finished the new King's Quest... Sort of a mixed bag for me but what's good about it is REALLY good!
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Post by: Carshald on November 02, 2016, 11:57:21 PM
I just went ahead and got Borderlands The Handsome Collection... Borderlands has always been one of my favorite series of all times... Plus it'll keep me busy until November 29th when the new Final Fantasy comes out, then i'll be MIA for atleast a week! XD
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Post by: BobbyJoeXForgotenSB on November 03, 2016, 12:04:56 AM
Animal Crossing just got a massive update so i picked it up again
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Post by: Misyne on November 06, 2016, 02:10:13 PM
Mirror's Edge Catalyst

Got it for a really nice price and loved the original, so decided to finally give this a try despite mostly non-favorable reviews.

I'm about 2 hours in, and already finding some things I really like and/or was hoping to see. I like the new controls and fighting a lot - they're close enough to those of the original, yet they feel a bit more robust and make Faith easier to control without it all being too easy. I'm playing the PC version with an Xbox One controller, which works great and just works out of the box with the game.

The dialog is pretty edgy and everyone seems to be pissed at each other all the time for no apparent reason, but to be honest, that's more or less how things were in the original as well. Now there's just a lot more of it. The motivations of the characters, especially Faith's, seem to be there to aggressively push the story forward and not really trying to be all that believable. For example, I'm not too far into the story, so I shouldn't be spoiling anything, but it seems Faith is making some really dumb decisions in order to get a story going, like let's-challenge-the-biggest-mofo-in-town-since-we-got-the-chance type of dumb decisions - all to prove she's still the best runner, I guess? And she has just gotten out of a 2-year can. It just doesn't seem believable especially in a game that tries to introduce some RPG elements. I can't get into Faith's mindset at all so far.

The story was never the strong point of Mirror's Edge anyways - it's more about the unique atmosphere crafted from combining fantastic electronic ambient music and an art style that just stands out and is generally very pleasing to look at. And I have to say, they've executed that Mirror's Edge atmosphere really well here - an absolute high point of this game that makes it worth buying if you liked the original.

On further terms of gameplay, it really feels like they were trying to blend Skyrim and Mirror's Edge together. You unlock skills through gaining levels, which you gain by accumulating experience points. It works well enough, but the downside to that is that some of the skills you knew from the start in the original (like the 180-degree turn) you now have to learn by unlocking it - this seems a bit tacked-on to make the leveling system seem a bit more extensive. As for all-new skills to learn, most notably I'm interested in what appears to be a magnetic rope you use to be Spiderman. That seems like an extremely fun addition to the gameplay, if not a bit dumb if you think about it too much.

The way they've built your map also seems straight-up lifted from Skyrim. You insert waypoints on the map on points of interest, then follow the route shown in-game by red swirls moving the way you're supposed to go - although you may freely deviate from that route if you wish, as the route shown isn't necessarily the fastest one. There's even a 'quick travel' option, despite the (as the box proclaimed) massive city not really being that massive at all.

In fact, I find myself moving on the same routes over and over again without even trying to. With quests usually ranging from 'take this item and run over there' to... Actually no, that's all you get, at least said 2 hours in. That's all you do, and usually end up running through the same exact routes over and over again. This is a MAJOR factor to why I suspect people are saying this game gets boring.

Mirror's Edge just doesn't work all that well in an open-world setting in my opinion, especially with the way they've laid it out here. But then again, should they have made another game that clocks in to only about 5 hours and is essentially almost completely linear like the original was? I'm not sure if that would have been the way to go, either. But since Mirror's Edge Catalyst is trying its best not to be linear, I would appreciate not having to use the same routes time and time over, and having more variety to the quests.

So far, the main problem is just that the game seems a bit hollow. With the disconnect to some of the characters and their motivations, missions that are mostly all the same, and constantly moving through the same areas, it looks like it's easy for the game experience to come to a halt. I'm hoping the main story will provide variety, but unfortunately, the reviews I've seen would indicate otherwise.

To sum it up, they tried something new, and not all of it is great - but at least you get the authentic Mirror's Edge feel, if not a bit hollow the way they've made it. I'm still glad they made this game. Buy it if you just want more Mirror's Edge than you get with original game, but the original is still a very valid experience today, so if you never played that one, I will definitely recommend it over this new game... Most definitely.
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Post by: Carshald on November 06, 2016, 02:22:01 PM
Mirror's Edge Catalyst

Got it for a really nice price and loved the original, so decided to finally give this a try despite mostly non-favorable reviews.

I'm about 2 hours in, and already finding some things I really like and/or was hoping to see. I like the new controls and fighting a lot - they're close enough to those of the original, yet they feel a bit more robust and make Faith easier to control without it all being too easy. I'm playing the PC version with an Xbox One controller, which works great and just works out of the box with the game.

The dialog is pretty edgy and everyone seems to be pissed at each other all the time for no apparent reason, but to be honest, that's more or less how things were in the original as well. Now there's just a lot more of it. The motivations of the characters, especially Faith's, seem to be there to aggressively push the story forward and not really trying to be all that believable. For example, I'm not too far into the story, so I shouldn't be spoiling anything, but it seems Faith is making some really dumb decisions in order to get a story going, like let's-challenge-the-biggest-mofo-in-town-since-we-got-the-chance type of dumb decisions - all to prove she's still the best runner, I guess? And she has just gotten out of a 2-year can. It just doesn't seem believable especially in a game that tries to introduce some RPG elements. I can't get into Faith's mindset at all so far.

The story was never the strong point of Mirror's Edge anyways - it's more about the unique atmosphere crafted from combining fantastic electronic ambient music and an art style that just stands out and is generally very pleasing to look at. And I have to say, they've executed that Mirror's Edge atmosphere really well here - an absolute high point of this game that makes it worth buying if you liked the original.

On further terms of gameplay, it really feels like they were trying to blend Skyrim and Mirror's Edge together. You unlock skills through gaining levels, which you gain by accumulating experience points. It works well enough, but the downside to that is that some of the skills you knew from the start in the original (like the 180-degree turn) you now have to learn by unlocking it - this seems a bit tacked-on to make the leveling system seem a bit more extensive. As for all-new skills to learn, most notably I'm interested in what appears to be a magnetic rope you use to be Spiderman. That seems like an extremely fun addition to the gameplay, if not a bit dumb if you think about it too much.

The way they've built your map also seems straight-up lifted from Skyrim. You insert waypoints on the map on points of interest, then follow the route shown in-game by red swirls moving the way you're supposed to go - although you may freely deviate from that route if you wish, as the route shown isn't necessarily the fastest one. There's even a 'quick travel' option, despite the (as the box proclaimed) massive city not really being that massive at all.

In fact, I find myself moving on the same routes over and over again without even trying to. With quests usually ranging from 'take this item and run over there' to... Actually no, that's all you get, at least said 2 hours in. That's all you do, and usually end up running through the same exact routes over and over again. This is a MAJOR factor to why I suspect people are saying this game gets boring.

Mirror's Edge just doesn't work all that well in an open-world setting in my opinion, especially with the way they've laid it out here. But then again, should they have made another game that clocks in to only about 5 hours and is essentially almost completely linear like the original was? I'm not sure if that would have been the way to go, either. But since Mirror's Edge Catalyst is trying its best not to be linear, I would appreciate not having to use the same routes time and time over, and having more variety to the quests.

So far, the main problem is just that the game seems a bit hollow. With the disconnect to some of the characters and their motivations, missions that are mostly all the same, and constantly moving through the same areas, it looks like it's easy for the game experience to come to a halt. It's not just because I've not gotten far in the story, either - these missions you find all over the city, and they're just all the same. Your HQ will most likely stay in the same location, so you'll be getting used to running the same parts over and over...

Bottom line, they tried something new, and not all of it is great... But at least you get the authentic Mirror's Edge feel... If not a bit hollow the way they've made it. I'm still glad I'm playing it.
Thank you for that great review XD i'll definitly now wait for it to be on sale!
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Post by: Misyne on November 06, 2016, 02:25:30 PM
Thank you! ^-^
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Post by: BobbyJoeXForgotenSB on November 06, 2016, 04:45:18 PM
animal crossing got a little stale (no amiibos) so now im replaying the *censored* out of EarthBound for the 50th time
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Post by: Carshald on November 06, 2016, 05:58:08 PM
animal crossing got a little stale (no amiibos) so now im replaying the *censored* out of EarthBound for the 50th time
Omg i haven't played that in ages! This brings back memories of the good ol' SNES days! Thinking about it suddenly makes me feel old XD
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Post by: Jinjer on November 15, 2016, 04:56:58 AM
tyranny just came out, i've never really cared about character creation (my process: 1. pick a girl, 2. make her hair red and with a ponytail, 3. get thief/archer class) but this one i probably spent 90 minutes just picking options for the backstory!
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Post by: Misyne on November 15, 2016, 06:52:49 AM
I'm playing Zero Time Dilemma for the Vita. Seems I'm about 16 hours in.

If you played 'Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors' and 'Virtue's Last Reward' (and you totally should have), I'd say you love this game. I know I do.
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Post by: Forlorn Serpent on November 21, 2016, 08:13:30 PM
So... Pokémon Moon is taking up a big chunk of my day/ week :blush:
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Post by: legomaestro on November 22, 2016, 03:00:37 AM
That fun huh? Haha.

I just played Hyperlight Drifter, apparently it was made by Gamemaker, a software I had touched way back when when it was free and small, but now it has become a beast that makes legitimate Steam Worthy games that are just good pixelated old-school goodness. I'm blown away.
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Post by: Misyne on December 01, 2016, 09:37:05 PM
Started playing If My Heart Had Wings, a lengthy VN that was on sale.

Surprisingly, I've only really played through one pure VN before (okay, two if I'm honest). Just a quick sitting to see what the story is about took me an hour without me ever noticing - which is a good sign.
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Post by: Synctual on December 01, 2016, 09:41:38 PM
If My Heart Had Wings is one of my guilty pleasures and favorite games of all time. Probably holding the 6th spot or something like that, but it's up there.

The story is great, music is astounding, and the "scenes" aren't so bad either, but that's besides the point.  ::)
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Post by: Misyne on December 01, 2016, 09:52:37 PM
Have you an idea of how many hours you've clocked in? It's a long game I hear!

My version apparently doesn't have the "scenes" in it, but I guess I don't mind. I've played Katawa Shoujo before, and although it was good, I honestly could have done without the "scenes". Guess I'm strange that way. :D
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Post by: Synctual on December 02, 2016, 06:31:16 AM
What you've heard is true, It took me 50 or so hours to finish it, so it's pretty long.
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Post by: Misyne on December 02, 2016, 02:49:39 PM
There was this one reviewer on Steam who had clocked in 1000 hours of If My Heart Had Wings. I suspect an obsession of some sort was involved there though - you'd have to play it for almost 3 hours every single day for a year! And if he makes a full playthrough in 50 hours, that means he completely finished it 20 times.

Now that's dedication. Must have got his money's worth :D
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Post by: Synctual on December 03, 2016, 11:52:30 AM
1000 hours!? Yeah, he was definitely obsessed with the game. That's more hours than I put into Fallout 3 and I've played a lot of that game.

But whatever makes you have fun, I guess. 1000 hours or 50 hours, as long as you enjoy the time you're spending playing the game!  ;D
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Post by: Nairbons on December 03, 2016, 06:49:49 PM
Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom got re-released on PS4 today, so I'll be jumping on that train again tomorrow. Probably. It'll be neat to hop back on that pony again.

Really hoping the netcode isn't so iffy this time around.

It's Mahvel, baybee!
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Post by: Misyne on December 03, 2016, 10:50:20 PM
1000 hours!? Yeah, he was definitely obsessed with the game. That's more hours than I put into Fallout 3 and I've played a lot of that game.

But whatever makes you have fun, I guess. 1000 hours or 50 hours, as long as you enjoy the time you're spending playing the game!  ;D


That's true :D if he likes to play it for 1000 hours, then who are we to judge?

I played Fallout 4 for almost 130 hours and I thought that was a lot for one game. I stand corrected.
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Post by: Misyne on December 31, 2016, 10:32:52 PM
Doom (2016)

I simply can't believe how good this game ended up being. A must-have for anyone into any FPS games whatsoever.
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Post by: Misyne on January 02, 2017, 09:55:23 PM
Sound of Drop - Fall Into Poison

It's a horror-themed visual novel, although I'm crying more than I'm scared. #-.-

Storywise, it's in a similar vein to Corpse Party. Needless to say, it's pretty good!
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Post by: Manimal Claus on January 02, 2017, 10:00:53 PM
I got the new Shantae game on Wii U 'cuz I still had balance and I was like ya let's play a game I better use this console for something before it's outta date. It's more involved then I was hoping, I just wanted a platform to drop in, put on an album and slam out the action like Sonic but it's fun so far so we'll see how it goes.
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Post by: Thall213 on January 02, 2017, 10:08:11 PM
Skyrim! The only way to go.
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on January 21, 2017, 12:58:15 PM
Well I'm not exactly playing, but my friend is playing through all of FF XV for myself and a mutual friend so we can discuss the story.

What I expected: mild gay undertones, testosterocean, just dudes going around doing stuff.
What I got: my gay exploded. (http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/finalfantasy/images/2/26/Aranea_Highwind.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20160131061107) Like, it just keeps happening. (https://i.ytimg.com/vi/SJGp2EdYM6E/maxresdefault.jpg)

Needless to say yes I'm enjoying what I'm observing.
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Post by: Forlorn Serpent on January 23, 2017, 10:00:21 AM
I just found out that Yugioh: Legacy of the Duelist had an update and showed how many cards are left to collect. time to finish up that game.

I lost my 3DS so i can't play my Pokemon Moon. I'm sure it's in my room. I just can't find the strength to clean.
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Post by: Carshald on January 23, 2017, 05:13:16 PM
Well I'm not exactly playing, but my friend is playing through all of FF XV for myself and a mutual friend so we can discuss the story.

What I expected: mild gay undertones, testosterocean, just dudes going around doing stuff.
What I got: my gay exploded. (http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/finalfantasy/images/2/26/Aranea_Highwind.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20160131061107) Like, it just keeps happening. (https://i.ytimg.com/vi/SJGp2EdYM6E/maxresdefault.jpg)

Needless to say yes I'm enjoying what I'm observing.


I just picked up FF XV again yesterday because of a Special Event that'll arrive tonight. But I admit my gay vibe was tinkling a tiny bit... But I admit for a game that i've waited on for 10 years it was really well done (despite all the negative crap others say about it). We all have our own opinion in regards to the plot, but honestly to me I kinda enjoyed the whole underlying bromance. I don't remember the last game I played that had bromance rather than the typical romance. I don't know how far you and your friend are story wise, but I admit I felt saddened at the end. Almost to the point I felt like crying XD but nonetheless this game was a amazing in every way, and worth every dime. But this also comes from a diehard FF fanatic XD
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on January 23, 2017, 10:36:38 PM
I like the bromance. I think it was a good, fresh direction to take all things considered. To clarify, I mean that I was out cold asleep from a little too much beer but I woke instantly tf up when I heard Gentiana's voice and my friends turned it into a joke that my own gay, as its sentient self, woke me up to look at pretty lady.
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Post by: Nairbons on April 20, 2017, 04:46:20 PM
Persona 5 is a some good stuff. 60 hours in at this point, and I think I'm hitting about the 2/3 point. Already pumped for that New Game+.

Which reminds me: It would be swell if people took this survey and reported their results so I know which friends to min/max for the sake of efficiency:

https://www.quotev.com/quiz/5739130 (https://www.quotev.com/quiz/5739130)
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Post by: BobbyJoeXForgotenSB on April 20, 2017, 04:51:43 PM
i got me no Persona 5s (dont own any of the new Gen systems... unless you count the wii u) or anything but i did boot up ProjectXZone again, might grab the second one when i get a chance
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Post by: Operative13 on May 14, 2017, 04:13:37 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AATn7-Mlk7o&index=144

This brings so many memories... I can't help but feel bad for destroying a relatively popular Youtuber at his own game, but oh well.

It's a shame the playerbase went way south since the release of other Total War games. Perhaps when the multiplayer kicks back in, I'll get to doing Shogun 2 again  :-\
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Post by: Robin Ryuu on June 22, 2017, 06:40:33 PM
So... I finally got around to completing the main questline of Morrowind... After like 10 years and hundreds if not over a thousand hours of play time... XD
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Post by: Vio on June 22, 2017, 09:45:06 PM
So... I finally got around to completing the main questline of Morrowind... After like 10 years and hundreds if not over a thousand hours of play time... XD

10 years worth of sidequests folks. Robin is a fine example of "Just one more side quest, then main quest" type of player. :sure:
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Post by: Robin Ryuu on June 22, 2017, 09:53:04 PM
XD More like 50 different characters and most of them got turned into werewolves and/or lived in a cave. The game is fun even without the quests.
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Post by: Vio on June 22, 2017, 09:58:45 PM
I remember crashing the game on my Xbox because I would input the cheat codes to get more money, and with that money I would customize spells like super-jump and featherfall together. :glare: :push:
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Post by: Manimal Claus on September 04, 2017, 02:07:10 PM
Played through Halo 3 for I dunno the 800th time. As if the 10th anniversary of Transformers wasn't enough to give me a crisis now it's been just about 10 years since this fricking thing!

While I didn't get a 360 till the end of 2011, I felt the hype for Halo 3 second hand. Sure enough it was the biggest game release I've witnessed and it was the absolute best game to play at friend's houses, even if I could never beat them. In any game. But table flipped when I got a 360...ah how I spent way too much time playing Reach and later 4. I still am just 2 levels away from max in Halo 4! I want to get gold again just to finally complete that, but last time I played Halo 4 there where barely over 100 people in Slayer. I still love Halo 4 I don't give a shizz bizz what anyone says.

But man 10 years, and Halo 3 is still so exciting. The two moments that never fail to give me goosebumps are when the Forward Unto Dawn lands on the arc and of course the last mission which is without a doubt the greatest video game moment for me. Literally I couldn't give less of a sh*t about all other games besides the original Sonics compared to Halo, it's the only series I'll play with volume. It's just so fun to marathon through a campaign, Halo 3 is really easy. But there is a lot of run here, then run back to where you just where and go somewhere different this time which is slightly annoying.

Also the volume is out of control, so many clipping issues with the dialogue. But whatever, it's always a good time. Now it's always a good crisis. 5 years from Halo 3 to Halo 4 and now 5 years since Halo 4...what a time that was. 2012 me cared about nothing in the world nearly as much as the release of that game. That was a long ass day of school, I ran so fast I broke world speed records the second I got off the bus and thankfully my Mom was MVP of 2012 because bam there it was. Naturally I played it until I beat it in one go, and it was so worth it. It's in the top 5 most notable things that happened in high school haha, so pathetic but who cares not me.
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Post by: eukocar on October 25, 2017, 09:53:49 AM
i am playing a lot of metal waltz lately ;D.

its cancolle but with tanks!
Spoiler
(http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/metalwaltz/images/2/20/Panzer_38%28t%29_Ausf._D.png/revision/latest?cb=20160218134557)
the steam version does not support english so prepare to learn some german.

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Post by: Vio on October 31, 2017, 08:49:48 PM
I'm currently playing SMITE, and it's the only game that makes me loose my mind when salty. Nothing pisses me off more than a team that won't push! >:( :thumbsup:

My main god is Skadi BTW. Love that little Pup <3

(https://pre00.deviantart.net/11eb/th/pre/i/2016/071/a/e/skadi__background_version____smite_by_sciamano240-d9uspuc.jpg)
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Post by: GreenTrap on December 12, 2017, 01:36:54 PM
Recently I've been gifted Skyrim and have been thinking about playing it  :hmm: I don't know much about the Elder Scrolls series aside from >10 hours on Oblivion, so alot of this will be new to me!

Anybody have any tips on how to play or what mods to download?  :thumbsup:
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Post by: Coryn on December 12, 2017, 01:45:04 PM
There really is no wrong way to play Skyrim. It's all pretty user friendly and each combat style is well balanced.

Download the mod that turns all the dragons into Macho Man Randy Savage
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Post by: Coach Fro on December 12, 2017, 01:50:30 PM
Or the one that turns dragons into Thomas the tank engine...
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Post by: GreenTrap on December 12, 2017, 01:52:52 PM
That's pretty neat, I never was a good mage and they seem to be the best class in other RPGs  :ninja:

Spoiler
(https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/mods/110/images/5518-2-1325898360.jpg)

That just went from RPG to Horror...

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Post by: Coryn on December 12, 2017, 02:39:38 PM
When I played Skyrim, I waded into every fight with a sword in one hand and an ax in the other. Cause defense is for losers.

Seriously though, you get a good chance to try out the play styles early on, and there is no real level cap, so feel free to experiment.
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Post by: GreenTrap on December 12, 2017, 02:56:42 PM
Well if the option to go full on beserk is there, I might as well take it  :thumbsup: Time to prepare for an all nighter...
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Post by: MK on December 12, 2017, 06:58:30 PM
Recently I've been playing lots of sc2
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on December 27, 2017, 02:54:11 PM
Just got myself a replacement disc for Star Ocean: Till the End of Time.

I've had this game for years, but one day, I made it to the Crystal Palace-y level thing, and I kinda ran out of supplies, so I headed back to the trading town of Peterny, only to find out that my disc was scratched in such a way that that region refused to load. I'd be stuck on a blackscreen with the music of the previous area forever. I tried all the tricks to get out the scratch in the disc that caused it, but nothing worked.

So I spent $20 dollars so I can finally beat the damn game, after 12 years. It was my Christmas gift to myself.

That said, you'll probably won't see me much for the next like, three days lmao.
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Post by: OhGodHelpMe on December 27, 2017, 07:42:49 PM
Why am I putting myself through the absolute wankfest that is Dark Souls II
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Post by: Corycaly on December 29, 2017, 11:40:11 PM
Currently, I am playing Mario Odyssey on Nintendo Switch. I won both the Nintendo Switch and the game at a cosplay tornament one month ago
The game in itself is very beautiful: the colors, backgrounds and textures are awesome! I often stop to look around at the details (the sand, water and vegetation animations are outstanding).
It is so outsdanding I even get vertigo in some scenes!

I'm still getting familiar with the controlers but as usual this Mario opus is very funny. ^^
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on December 30, 2017, 02:38:59 AM
It took me three days, but I did, in fact, finally beat Star Ocean Till the End of Time. Whoo, man, that was a trip. I enjoyed that a lot, actually. It was so satisfying, walking up to the final boss. They did a neat little camera trick too.

Just over 60 hours of gametime (granted, I had my save file from when my disc broke, so I did not accomplish 60 hours of gaming in 72 hours) and a party at level 78 and there I was. Credits rolled, and it was beautiful. I also got the couple ending I had been hoping for, although that's not a shock considering I followed the guidebook religiously.

Probably next up on my gaming list is going back and actually playing through Persona 4 and not being underleveled and item f8cked between the boss with Rise's Shadow and then Teddy's Shadow. Or, for old time's sake, I'll go back and play Galerians: ASH again. It's been on my mind a lot, and it's not really a long game. Just a little tedious at points. Over the summer I think my goal is going to be to play through the Jak trilogy in order. I played 2 first, then 3, and I only recently found the first one at a sale.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on March 03, 2018, 09:58:53 AM
Now that I got a PS4 I'm wasting more time on games. 

Mostly I still like to play mindless games. I've been playing WWII a lot this week, from before launch it looked like a disaster, and while it's a typical Call of Duty game I find it fun enough. I was good at Black Ops I & II, and this seems like another one I can do well in, it's fine for a fast and simple type thing which is what I prefer to play most often. The campaign is easily the worst of all the WWII focused COD games. Ridiculous, stupid, silly, over the top, and just a boring setting. Another D-Day opening? I'd love to play a game on the Continuation War to blast the Soviets and save Karelia or something with Canada. This one is bland, and I don't even bother with Zombies. Basically WWII is just another goofy but fun COD game. Most of the maps suck though, only the snow ones are remotely interesting, otherwise it just looks like oatmeal.

Battlefield 1 is fairly fun also, it's a good setting and all. I just play Team Deathmatch in these kind of games, so I don't care about the vehicles and stuff, but I like how smooth the Battlefield games are. But I don't like how every week or so I put the disc in to see "UPDATE REMAINING TIME 9 HOURS". I try Overwatch sometimes, I know playing on console is for peasants but I don't care. The game is smooth and colourful, but not my style so much. I love the designs and overall feel of things, but the rushing around shooting things style doesn't work so well.

Nier Automata, I've played for 8 hours so far and it's fun. I'm not fond of games that take a while, normally I'll get stuck on one part that's unfun and never go back, which I'm at right now. But this one is fine, the combat is cool but the guns make it pretty boring, where I'd rather just button mash and slice things apart. I want to beat the game, but it seems like it will take so long. I got the Final Fantasty IX PS4, as it was the only slim I could find in town, so I played a bit of the game, not my style. RPGs are often too involved for me, I don't like all the inventories and leveling up business. I don't like that kind of nonsense, I just want to go place to place and progress, not run around in the same spot.

Sonic Mania is a cheap nostalgia fan game. It plays well, looks great and has classic Sonic fun but I think it's just a cheap shot at trying to be like the old games. It has some new touches but often just reuses old elements for a familiar type game. This is what Sonic is now, and even if I find the gameplay enjoyable I can't get into this game like the old ones because it tries to hard to be like something that's over. I got some other games but really I'm still very casual so I mostly just like mindless things.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on March 22, 2018, 01:00:43 PM
Started playing Gravity Rush 2, a few hours in or so.

It's a decently fun game. It's big thing is the gravity manipulation that lets you fly around, it's a cool mechanic and it can be pretty fun to float about. Sometimes it's frustrating to aim your kicks, or even do something as simple as change your flight course, but that might just take some getting used to. The side mission where you Superman 64 was annoying as you can't really turn without stopping. It's a great use of the gyro however, very smooth. You can do some cool things.

The open world is simple and actually fun to run around in. I find myself wanting to do all the side missions, although they are mostly just doing random chores. There are some neat addition elements like the photography and mining, which add fun features to game. The main story is alright, I like how the cutscenes are told in comic panels. The characters have great designs, Kat is fun to play as. The cell shading looks good, and in general it's a detailed world. The combat is simple, with only one melee button. It can get annoying to gravity kick, as you will go off course or miss often, but when everything works well it's smooth. The combat is a weaker point for sure.   

I think it's enjoyable so far though, I like the tight open world setting and the simpleness of everything, it has good design elements and the gravity elements add for interesting gameplay, even if it can be a little annoying at times. Good so far!

I got to Route B in Nier Automata and man I don't even want to play that game now. I dislike playing as that stupid guy, he's lame and I just want to play as 2B or the other cool girl. But I have to go through this first...playing it all over again. I mean it's fairly fun, super smooth and great combat. But not 9S, his combat is annoying and the hacking thing gets tiring. I want to rush this route as fast as possible, but I've not wanted to go back yet.
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Post by: Coach Fro on March 23, 2018, 07:53:51 AM
I still need to get Nier. It's on my list of games I want to play but won't put the effort in actually getting them. I'll get to it eventually.

I'm really enjoying DragonBall fighterz at the moment. The mechanics are fun and noob friendly, and once you get past the basics and really dive deep into the core system, theres a lot of interesting tricks and techniques involving combo structure that really takes the game in a cool direction.

My only problem with the game at the moment is the lack of defensive mechanics. I understand that the game is meant to be played aggressively, which is why they added  mechanics like vanish and super dash, but I feel there are times where it's extremely difficult to deal with an opponents pressure on block. Hopefully the db fighterz community will figure out more ways to combat this issue as the game's run progresses. 
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Post by: Vio on March 24, 2018, 03:46:59 PM
I bought MLB 18 two days ago and I've spent most of my time on the market buying and selling cards like trade stocks.

(https://media.giphy.com/media/3o6ZtpPQRePzDimkso/giphy.gif)
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Post by: GreenTrap on March 28, 2018, 10:35:06 AM
Been playing a lot of jackbox recently on steam  :ninja: It's handy that all you need is one copy and other players just need a phone to play
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Post by: Manimal Claus on June 11, 2018, 05:00:44 PM
Now is finally a good time for the Wii U, the used prices have gone down enough. I knew it wasn't a terrible idea to buy it 2 years ago. 

I played through Super Mario 3D Land in a few days, very fun game but very very easy. It's a cake walk, and if you die enough it gives you a power-up to make you invisible anyway! Even though it's simple I find the game very enjoyable, it's just a great time to play through. Finally a game I could get really into and beat! and play again for the stars even because it's just so fun. It's so hard to find a game I want to play through, I was listening along to GenoSamuel2's Chris Chan : A Comprehensive History series as I played, better than any documentary series on Netflix, seriously. Amazing production so far and an Internet age story all should know. An engaging tale and a very well done series of videos.

Mario has classic music and it's a shame to miss it but the only way I can play games is if I multi task. I knew I shouldn't bought God Of War for this reason...good but I never want to play it. I bought some more games yesterday, still have to beat Tropical Freeze which is actually a more tricky game. I bought Sonic Lost World for the sake of it, I always like a Sonic even if it's subpar but I instantly regretted my choice when I realized this was Super Sonic Galaxy and that there is a separate button to run fast, what is this nonsense? Sonic games are all about momentum, Sonic Generations got this right. I'll see how it is, I'm not too critical if I enjoy myself.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on August 26, 2018, 06:30:44 PM
Got Sonic Mania Plus today so I played through that in just under 3 hours.     

I railed against the game for being just nostalgia and built only on the old games, which is exactly what this is. In principal this bothers me but because it's Sonic...I'm just like, man this is fun. Indeed this fan game published by Sega is ridiculously enjoyable. It has such great gameplay and the graphics are fantastic. There are a lot of cool touches and bits old levels put together. I think the game should've been only new levels though, as the few in the game stand out the most for being...new. Especially the desert level. The choices for old levels where fine, Oil Ocean Zone was a surprise that worked nicely, as was Lava Reef. 

The game takes a lot from Sonic CD, I wish it had the Sonic 3 double jump shield thing. The music sounds great, the new songs aren't as good but still solid overall. Aside from the main boss themes that are not very good, unlike the old games. The boss battles can be very annoying and long, like on Flying Battery. I like when the game gets crafty, such as the Mean Bean Machine bit in Chemical Plant Zone and the reversal of piloting the bomb dropping thing in Hydrocity Zone. I like Eggman here when he does his funny fat guy things. Knuckles is such a bro as well, I outta play  through the game as him, I've never beat the old games as Knux, I found it was not fast enough. 

So ya they made a pretty rad game, though if they make another I'd hope for only new levels. Give us stuff like Genocide City and whatnot, like what they did with the desert level of an original ditched idea. This game had so many creative new elements in the old levels that it felt new enough to not just be a better looking version of the old games. Sonic is always the best for me, it's the series that has always been there, and the classic games are the best video games ever made for myself. Mania is good stuff to, and warrants many replays, but it should've carried on after Sonic 3 & Knuckles to make something new. 

Generations had the right idea, I think it had the best Sonic gameplay ever, it got everything right and felt amazing. It'd be nice if Sega could make a straight forward Sonic game with the boast and homing attacks like Generations and Unleashed but without any gimmick.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on September 10, 2018, 11:17:31 AM
Started playing Spider-Man on Friday.

Man what a game, this is the kind of thing I bought a PS4 for. This is why through time I've loved the Sony systems. This is the classic video game fun I haven't experienced since Saints Row The Third. It's such a smooth and fun game, it controls great, has awesome combat and a fantastic setting. I love games in cities like this, where you can just swing around and go to various areas. It's set up perfectly, going through the story while doing the side missions that expand the game. The story is cool, it takes all eras of Spider-Man, with all the Tobey movie stuff I love and the science stuff from later. The game has good down time and neat puzzles and stuff to relax from all the fighting.

I'm maybe 30% through and I just love this game. It's like all the PS2 games I loved, Transformers, The Hulk Ultimate Destruction, Driv3r and all, same type of feeling. It's an open world I care about unlike boring fantasy ones. You got the city and you got fricking SPIDA-MAN! IT'S SPIDA-MAN it sells itself man. This is such a great game and for once I actually want to beat a title. God Of War didn't excite me even though it was technically good, Spider-Man brings the pure fun I haven't had in forever. The 360 era was all the multiplayer stuff that I still play and enjoy as a brainless thing to play records in the background to. The PS3 was similar but I played some awesome games from PS Plus in 2013 and on. But this game takes it back to the PS2 days for me in a better controlling and looking modern game.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on September 15, 2018, 12:12:11 PM
Beat Spider-Man.

So, it was pretty awesome. The story was good, it plays like the best Spider-Man movie. Everything is linked well and the emotional payoff in the end works perfectly. Some elements where a bit off, Mary Jane wasn't a very dynamic character here. She was written pretty dully, but other characters where just fine. Some missions where a drag, the stealth could be boring and easy to just zip around. It was cool the first few missions but not all of them. It sets up a lot for a sequel and the reveals in the game become more obvious as you go, but are pretty cool anyway. I liked Yuri a lot in the game, and the various clips from Jameson. So as a story I liked it, and it was very fun and engaging to play through. I had to do the classic swing through the city after the last mission, it's not Spider-Man until you dramatically swing with the epic music going into the credits.

There is still stuff left to do and I liked how the world opens up, it's a great environment to swing around in. Detailed and alive city. The combat is satisfying even if it becomes the same thing over and over. On the normal difficulty the game is pretty easy with only a few parts I had to redo a couple times. This was just a great game to play and finally something I got engaged in and played bit by bit everyday till I was done. It helped being Spider-Man, since I watched the Tobey movies a lot in the earlier days like any real 2000's kid I have a built in soft spot for Spida-Man and all the fun that goes along with him. So the game hit me on that level, same as Sonic Mania, where other games like God Of War and Horizon I have issue getting invested in. Now it can be something fun to swing around in and do the little side missions and collectables when I listen to records. It was worth full price to me, and gave me what I want in a game, but I think to someone who wants a long game or something it might be better to wait till it goes down. 
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Post by: Manimal Claus on October 14, 2018, 06:50:35 PM
So after I dunno 6-8 hours I must say, loving Black Ops 4 so far.

Call Of Duty is the best casual game for me, the games I put the most time into because they are still fun and just boom put 'em on and blast things. and if I wanna get serious I can. Blacks Op 1 & 2 are the best CoDs no contest at all for me, Black Ops 2 is the last of the golden CoDs in my eyes and what a damn great game it was, I didn't play 3, but this one is seeming to be another great entry. Instantly better than WWII, which I put maybe 24-28 hours into and found enjoyable but lackluster in many regards. It was the first I played since Ghosts which was not a great game either, though I played it quite a bit regardless.

But Black Ops 4 is giving me what I want. Now, I wish there was customization. They have the different specialists or whatever so you like choose your character and they all have different R1 gadgets and specials. I only want to play as Serpah because she's the best looking character, but a tac-insert is not always needed, I'd rather make a character to feel a little more attached like in Halo. But the new bits in the game I like. No auto heal instead you L1 it to heal, which actually works smoothly. The game wants to be more "tactical". I have a tactic in CoD, it's called run, gun and have fun. Though I did go pretty hard in the objective based modes in original Black Ops, so I might have to try those and not only do TDM... 

Still things feel solid, I like the slide and you move fast. The time to kill is a little longer aside from when you are killed which seems like normal CoD where as soon as you're hit you are basically dead. The class system is like Black Ops 2 which I liked, however I can't get the diamond launchers like I did in that game without having to gold ALL the sidearms, which is lame. The perks are pretty standard and it has gun prestige like WWII. I never payed much attention to how things worked in WWII, I pretty much only used one gun in that game.

Some things are stupid like the riot shield that also has a gun. Are you kidding me? The riot shield was always annoying but now you can shoot with it? It's absolute bs! Some of the gadgets get annoying as well, but atleast there are no weird extra things like wall jumping or that useless lean in Ghosts. The maps have colour unlike WWII and are pretty good though they use a lot of old maps which feels cheap, though I will never complain about getting to play in Firing Range and Summit. 

As for Blackout I played a few games and hated it because Battle Royale is stupid, I didn't like the little bit of Fortnite I played and it's a trend I have no interest in. Running around the map or 5 minutes only to get killed in 2 seconds is not fun. I suppose if you play with other people it's fine, but I only play by myself or split screen so I have no use for it. I never play Zombies either. But ya, I think Black Ops 4 will get a lot of time from me...we will see but so far it's another really fun Black Ops game. Hopefully I don't go too crazy like I did with 2...

Also disappointed in the lack of campaign. I atleast like to play a CoD campaign once and Black Ops is good for campaigns. But it's no big deal.   
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Post by: Manimal Claus on October 27, 2018, 10:52:54 AM
Making my way in Shadow Of The Tomb Raider, maybe 30-40% done the story.

I do like the new Tomb Raider series, I have not played the old games, but I find these to be fun. This game is enjoyable as well, it controls decently and looks alright. The only issues are in the story and how you have to suspend your disbelief in an otherwise realistic feeling game. Lara is just inhuman in what she can do. Nothing really phases her and she's so apathetic to all the craziness. She has a sort of shocked look like she doesn't really know what she's doing, but it seems like everything dramatic just blows over her in seconds. I just got to a character death where I cared more about it than any of the characters in the game did. I was like damn I liked that character but it was shrugged off in the game like, eh life goes on.

Still the gameplay is good, I like the climbing and jumping and the combat is fun, very limited ammo. The puzzles are neat, nothing super hard so far but you get to think a lil bit. I like the Maya theme and it has all the good elements of the previous entries, the story is just iffy for me, but I want to beat it anyway and see how it ends. I don't care for the leveling up elements in any game and I never explore, to me I just want to beat a game as fast as I can, but there are the optional tombs and stuff in this game, I did one so far, it was a neat puzzle of sorts, but I got too many games to beat to mess around. 

Now I've got 31 hours in Blacks Op 4 lol, you know it makes me kind of mad how these dead simple games are the most engaging. Call Of Duty just has the best leveling up system I've ever seen and it blasts you with so many feel good points and awards. Plus when you get in a tear it feels awesome. I am enjoying it anyway, I am NOT enjoying the nonsense from the specialists like that riot shield with a gun and the trip wires and barded wire thing. I do dislike all the extra BS ways to die. I like it simple, shoot shoot. It's pretty maddening when you play Domination and you just keep getting blown up out of nowhere. I play as Seraph everytime and the tac insert is useful but I never use the gun because I just want to get the AR challenges. I like the game just not the extra COD BS.
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Post by: +Plus on October 27, 2018, 01:16:59 PM
Hiu,

You have a pretty good list, I like Black Ops 4 as well, but right now my prime game is maplestory 2.
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Post by: Coryn on October 28, 2018, 09:26:51 AM
Oh man, Red Dead Redemption 2 is just killing it.

Like, everything you do matters. Little decisions you make on one side of the map during a random side mission creep up again during another random side mission. Characters remember you for the little things you say or do. It's crazy.

Even the people milling about your camp. They'll go into some line as you walk by, that at first you think is just going to be some sound bite that you're going to be real tired of come the end of the game, but instead it turns into a whole conversation about something you or another character just did. It's crazy detailed this game. Really feels like a living world, and not just a video game world dressed up like one.
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Post by: MahluaandMilk on October 30, 2018, 05:32:33 PM
My roommates and I are playing through most of Kingdom Hearts in preparation for the release of KH3 this January.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on November 01, 2018, 09:11:43 PM
Beat Shadow Of The Tomb Raider after on and off play.

You know, the game was pretty fun. I have my issues with the story and how Lara felt unconnectable as a character in this game as she turns into Rambo and becomes a stealthy murdering machine, but I can't deny how enjoyable it felt. It looks amazing, the environments are excellent and the story keeps you going. It has some puzzles and some of the tomb sections where quite remarkably especially late game. There are all the optional tombs and little side quests that I kind of ignored, so I only finished the game with about 50% completion! It's amazing how great the game looks, but it plays a little wacky at times. The close quarters combat is awful and I wish there was better melee in the game. The focus is on stealth but any of the combat in small spaces was a little annoying. The final boss fight was messy and kind of...poorly done.

There are good moments in the combat, and though some of the platforming can be wack, it feels good when you get going. Though the game can be too easy at times on normal difficultly, it really leads you along at times, even going as far as to help you ahead a bit if you die. Seeing as I've never played a Tomb Raider game before the 2013 one I can't compare to anything but I find these games to be fun action adventure titles with some great set pieces and fun. This is a good $20-30 game, one to get used for cheap rather than full price. It gives you a cool world to play in but there was a few problems I had with the characterization and combat. I feel Lara's character in the game has a strong disconnect from her killing machine actions. Still worth the play, just should've waited to pay less that's really all.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on November 04, 2018, 05:28:25 PM
So I started playing Tomb Raider Underworld and thought I would be making a great post about the game after presumably beating it today. I figured it was a really great game and though buggy at times it proved to be a great challenge with legitmently great and clever level design and super hard but rewarding to figure out puzzles and platforming. 

Than came the Southern Mexico level. At first it was fine, the rainy mood was great and set a fantastic atmosphere. The bike was tough and the gate was a little annoying but it all went good. Then came the four stones. Very hard but with a walkthrough, which I didn't want to use too much, it proved to be challenging but cool. I thought alright this is very hard but do-able. Then came the blue water part. Hard but if you use a walkthrough you can do everything.

THEN came the final swing.

Now I haven't played a lot of hard video games since the PS1 era. Sure enough I just kind of stopped playing games that where too hard, and even ones like Halo Reach and Halo 4 that I solo'ed legendary I just used videos to help speed run, and Halo CE Anniversary solo legendary I got through with the infinite ammo skull for endless grenade spam. After Driver 2, the hardest game I've ever beaten, I never really moved on to something even more challenging. But this final swing is the most ridiculous and fundamentally broken thing I have come across in forever. It's insane, it's meant to make you fail. It's basically impossible unless you do every single movement correct. It's beyond explaining how it made it to the final game, it's so fricking hard I was ready to smash my controller in half everytime I died.

I don't know if I'll ever get past it but I'll keep trying. It's just crazy how the game went from so good on the Costal Thailand level to a complete and utter BS festival. I was really enjoying the game until the blue water part and this last swing is just stupid. I ordered the first 3 games, which I feel might have been a mistake. I kind of forgot there was no analog sticks at the time so the movement will be next to impossible. But I wanted to play the old games after beating the new one. and Underworld was doing great for me until this part. I hope I can pass it because I have been really liking the game otherwise.
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Post by: OhGodHelpMe on November 04, 2018, 10:23:20 PM
I jumped into Love Ribbon for that sweet yuri wincest, not expecting for the characters to be hit with real-world consequences once everyone found out that they were more than just sisters. I quite enjoy VN's like that.

I played Wolf Tails after that. I was promised wolf girl action. I got wolf girl action. No complaints there.

fault: milestones 1 & 2 were some great feels-trips. Kinda slow-paced but the payoff was always worth it. The main heroine underwent some sort of dynastic ritual where the knowledge of all of the previous lords of her kingdom is zapped into her brain (for lack of a better way to put it). One of those lords was a particularly infamous queen in her kingdom's history, known for being both ruthless and heartless, but ultimately empowering her nation because of it. The consciousness of that particular queen takes over the main heroine for a while and the result is entertaining as hell.

Red Dead Redemption 2. It's pretty fun. Not a fan of some of the design choices. Having to wait for your horse in real-time is a bore. I appreciate the detail of the skinning animations, but when the animation glitched out once, Arthur just went ahead and yanked the skin right off a deer. It just kinda made me wish the animations were actually like that, quick and easy. Watching him skin a bear realistically is cool, but I don't appreciate having to wait for a lengthy animation to wrap up what the game can clearly do in two seconds. Kinda wish Arthur didn't just automatically put his guns away during long trips too. Re-arming every time is kinda tedious. It does give you a wonderful sense of panic when you're ambushed by a few thugs and realize you don't have your repeater because your horse darted off at the first sound of gunfire though.

It's hard to wear whatever you want when you want because there's apparently a "too hot/too cold" mechanic. Again, great attention to detail. Just tedious and annoying when you want to play Red Dead Fashion 2. Overall, fantastic game. Graphics are insanely good too. The lighting, weather effects, and texture work in particular are gorgeous. Bethesda usually advertises the hell out of their super special GOD RAYS (IT JUST WORKS!), but the volumetric lighting in RDR2 is some of the best I've seen in an open world game. Sunshafts piercing through trees will have this thick, flowy veil of fog sometimes. During the night, it looks especially spooky when you're walking through a forest.

Playing Red Wars in Mount and Blade Warband. I initially ended up joining the Swazi Reich to fight against the filthy communist menace, but my commander got all of us either killed or imprisoned. So I said balls to him and went full Big Boss, taking over a fortress on the island to the northeast of the Not-United-States faction. We've only got a few hundred men right now, but we're starting to take the fight to the socialist/communist factions. Then I'll get revenge on the Swazi Reich.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on December 28, 2018, 09:33:45 AM
Got and NES a few weeks ago, I got about 9 games by now.

I like it! I really wanted to go to something dead simple, I'm sick of big cinematic games. I just want a game, straight up. No movie nonsense, just the game which is the core of these old ones. The NES controller is pretty great, the buttons are so perfect, the d-pad isn't as good but it's overall a good design. It was a good idea to buy one, the games are challenging, sometimes unfairly, but it's often your own mistakes that get you in some of these games. I wanted to go back to when games didn't hold your hand and make sure you beat them.

For games naturally I got Mario 1 and 3. How can ya not love Mario, even if the games are really hard if you played Sonic all your life and are used to that series, rather easy, gameplay. Man the hardest parts of Sonic & Knuckles are nothing compared to what goes on in these games. The first game is the one I like most since there is less on the screen, though the third controls better, but man oh man, beating either of them will be a task for me. But I find them to be super replayable and with these games you get better the more familiar you become with the levels. 

Tiger-Heli is a very difficult top down shoot 'em up. You can only take one shot and you have to play the same thing over and over, memorizing where the enemies will be as you scroll along. It's challenging but very fun when you swerve around and blow up the evil tanks, boats and...people's houses? Mach Rider is...I haven't figured out that game yet, my God you just ride then you blow up, you ride, you blow up, you have to look at the top of the screen for the split second of warning you get of someone coming behind you. 

Bart Vs. The Space Mutants was a game I used to play on my very old Windows 2000 PC I had in my room when I was very young. Man this game is...not good. I will have to be patient and try play more because, thankfully I played like $4 for this game...it's annoying. Track & Field was another game I used to play on my old computer, it's a button masher basically, good for 2 players. I just bought Ice Hockey, it's pretty fun. A Canadian from a hockey town should be amazing at hockey games right? Well, not really, I barely know what the game is doing vs. my input with this one, but with 2 players it should be fun. 

I needed something like this I think, since I've been uninterested in playing anything more than Black Ops 4 recently. You can emulate the NES games dead easy but it truly isn't the same unless you have the controller and the terrible quality on your TV (those wavy lines!). For someone more casual like me a good pick up, play for a bit and start from the beginning when you play again type of thing is perfect for me.

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Post by: pixel_cat on January 22, 2019, 06:54:37 AM
Dead Space 2. I am back to scary space again!
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Post by: Manimal Claus on February 11, 2019, 07:56:19 AM
Been playing through Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal. It's an enjoyable game, mission after mission of beating up multiple enemies and some really, cheaply done story telling scenes with like 3 still images over text with voice acting. The game controls pretty well, actually better than I thought it would, and it's pretty fun. It knows how corny it is and pulls it off well enough, I just hate having to play as Hibari, terrible character. I like the Yagyu and Asuka missions. The graphics are as typically okay as they often are in these games, nothing great or terrible. It's enjoyable enough so I might end up beating it.   

Oddly been enjoying Cruis'n USA on the N64. It has a lot of terrible buggy bits, like anytime you run into a car and all the spinning, and all the hitting walls and suddenly zipping back to the road. But when it runs good it gives a good sense of speed and fun, even with some of the annoyingly tight corners and that tree level early on that is a pain. The graphics are kind of Sega CD in parts. I like that it's just a simple kind of racing game, it works with the N64 controller well. I also got Rogue Squadron which has been a long time coming since I used to play it on the old Windows 2000 computer in my room that didn't have Internet, just games. I haven't even seen this game in...what 12-14 years. It's um...annoying. Controls fine, looks fine, but shooting is very difficult, it doesn't help you at all so you gotta be right on point. Which is fine if you had a better stick to aim with like when I used a Joystick on PC. It's actually pretty hard, I just wanna get to the Death Star Trench level, it was like the best thing ever.   
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Post by: Manimal Claus on February 25, 2019, 03:18:30 PM
Beat Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal

I did both stories, all the free missions and both DLC characters (one was free with the game), because this game was fun enough to do everything, and plus it's not that long. Man this was a good time! Very enjoyable gameplay and a good cast of characters. There is a (little) bit more to it than just boobs and button mashing. The characters are actually pretty decent and there are some good little bits here and there. The combat is fun and every character plays different. Rin is the best, she is fast and has all the good moves. Ikagura is good when you get the hang of her, and so are Homaru, Yagyu and Mirai. It's really easy to level up and the game is just the right length for me. It's not too hard, only a few missions I had to redo a bunch. 

This is a great game for my trademark super nights. Something I can listen to records with and just have fun without thinking too much. Short missions and good characters. It's the best anime themed game I've yet to play, I ordered Estival Versus so we'll see how the other games in the series are. This is certainly my kind of thing. The DLC however is not worth getting. The Yumi one comes with the game, it's actually a good little story, it was done quite well and had a theme to it. It was a little too easy though but was a little satisfying. The Miyabi one though is not so interesting, her design is boring and she isn't all that unique to play as. I just wanted to do everything in the game, but for $7.99 I was not too happy with that. The actual game though, worth getting if you like these kind of things.     
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Post by: Manimal Claus on March 05, 2019, 09:23:36 PM
Got Dead Or Alive 6 and have been going at that

I like fighting games, but there are only so many I actually enjoy playing. Mortal Kombat is only with friends and Street Fighter is too much for me. and those really complex super anime ones...they always go bad (though I liked Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax). This one seems to be a winner for me. I haven't played the others but it's a really fun game with simple enough mechanics and a cast of cool characters. I basically picked Marie Rose as my absolute main right away and went from there. I love the look and feel of the game, it has great character designs and a good aesthetic, not too cartoony or "dark". I haven't picked up a lot of things in the combat yet but I feel I'm getting it down. It seems the characters all have their own things, I like to play as Kasumi and Leifang also.

I played a bunch of matches online today which was awesome, it was a real challenge for once, not just me being destroyed mercilessly like Smash 4 competitive and Ultra Street Fighter IV online. It feels actually intense and I had some really great close games. I intend to keep doing that, since it seems pretty fun. Arcade is dead easy until you go to Champ and I haven't tried the other modes yet.

The costume unlock system seems like something kind of annoying that will take forever, and ya let's not talk about that DLC. The whole clothes breaking thing isn't a bother at all to me, it just seems more random than anything. I like how the characters get scruffy and actually beat up as you go on, it makes you feel kind of badass, I think the hits and impacts are right on in this game. I'm no fighting game pro as I said but this game seems like it should give me the simple fun I want in a game like it. Certainly it's my style for a fighter and I'll just keep trying to destroy as Marie online.         
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Post by: Manimal Claus on March 19, 2019, 10:40:29 AM
Played through Senran Kagura Estival Versus or atleast the main story.

It's alright, the game has a lot of content compared to Burst Re:Newal and some different features in the combat. The unlockables and festival platforms to destroy in every level give it a neat element and I like how the special missions are laid out. Combat is not as tight and I found it to get a little repetitive. There are a lot of characters, some are cool and some are pretty bland, but pretty much all of them have their own thing or style. I liked Homura, Ikagura, Jasmine and Asuka the most. The story was kind of whatever, some fun character bits and scenarios. I found Burst Re:Newal to do just about everything better besides the content, which this game certainly boasts more of, and gives you a lot of characters to replay the levels with also. Very fun game to listen to records to.

Still enjoying Dead Or Alive 6. It gets harder the higher grade I get and I've had some pretty great fights online. It feels like everytime I lose it's because I wasn't good enough or didn't play well enough. You get a feel for how different people play the game. I've encountered a lot of AFC for 2 rounds then coming back to wreck me in the last. I still feel most of what I do is random luck of button mashing since I don't have everything down yet, and people who are good at Hitomi always seem to destroy me with the grabs and counters. But it's a fairly enjoyable game to play online. The rest of the content I don't think so much of however.           
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Post by: Manimal Claus on April 12, 2019, 10:27:20 AM
Been playing a lot of F-Zero X on the N64.

Woooow what a good game. Oh my, it controls so well. Smooth as hell racing, nice maps with lots of exciting turns, jumps and bends. I love the N64 for racing games since you got that middle prong to grip and the Z + R buttons make for good drifts. The stick is nice if you have a non-broken controller for those sharp movements. This game controls so good for it's time, it's stupid how well it runs. It can be a little wonky when you move from the weird wormy twisty track to the ground again, and the tunnels. Once you go to Standard this game gets hard as hell to win. On novice it's a bit of a challenge but it's not hard to win. But you really gotta be perfect on the higher difficulties. I really like this game and it should provide a lot of fun to keep playing and get better.

I also got Destruction Derby 64 and it's my nightmare. Unlike F-Zero X it's a total mess that runs like garbage and looks awful. Like a normal game of it's time. Wow the frame rate is death and it's slooooow so sloooooow wow. F-Zero X is a like a shining exception of it's era. It's easy to forget how actually bad a lot of PS1 era games where and how they are unplayable today, like when I tried to go back to Twisted Metal 4 and couldn't make it past the first level. I have been looking for games I have no sentiment for, since I didn't have an N64 I've been getting more games for it recently.
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Post by: Forlorn Serpent on April 12, 2019, 11:21:54 AM
I gave in and started to play Fortnite.

At first i thought this game sucked, but it's drawing on my competitive energy. I'm not paying for anything though.
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Post by: Forlorn Serpent on April 12, 2019, 08:55:53 PM
And now i tried to play Apex Legends. And i quit.
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Post by: Lord Kesashi on April 13, 2019, 01:00:29 AM
I actually played a lot of fortnite when it first came out. What they now call "Save the world". It was pretty cool the way it was like an endless grind, but the problem is that it was an endless grind and it didn't really have anything else to introduce to the game once you get to a certain level.

I've recently been playing a lot retro games like Sim City 4. I installed an emulator for the Gamecube/Wii and also one for the PS2. So I am in a really weird place right now in terms of gaming.
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Post by: Forlorn Serpent on April 23, 2019, 12:45:09 AM
Man Fortnite sucks now that they got rid of the respawn mode. I think it was called team rumble or something.

Now, I’m just going to focus on mk11.

This is the first time I downloaded using Steam, so new experience and everything.
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Post by: Coryn on July 27, 2019, 07:21:47 PM
So I've been playing Bloodstained recently, which if you're not familiar is a kickstarted metroidvania get that is a new 2D Castlevania in all but name.

Now, I'm something of a fan of metroidvanias. You wouldn't call me a fanatic, buut I freaking love the things. Especially the 2D ones. And this game is just ticking all of my buttons. Is it innovative on the genre? Hell no! But I don't think anyone needed it to be. Igarashi took the things everyone already loved about his previous Castlevania games, and just combined them to create the best possible version of them. The only complaint I have for it is that they went with a 3D art style as opposed to pixel artwork. Which I understand of course. Really good pixel work like the game would have demanded takes time and money. I just worry hat come 10 years from now, where as old Castlevania games are still going to have a timeless sort of quality, Bloodstained will have suffered somewhat.

Full 10/10 though from me. I am fully in my happy space with this one. If only I could cram it onto my Gameboy  :hmm:
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Post by: Happytimedoggy on September 27, 2019, 01:14:59 AM
I've gone back and started playing the very first game I got for PS-2, Okage Shadow King.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on November 10, 2019, 04:16:17 PM
Been playing Modern Warfare

I'm in the cycle, the new game comes out and I play it until the next one. That said I quite liked Black Ops 4 and now I'm enjoying this one. It's the best looking COD by far and the campaign was pretty decent. Atleast we had one this time and it's good enough to play through in an afternoon. I've put 11 hours into multiplayer so far and I like it. A faster paced game but it feels pretty satisfying once you get the hang of it, which takes all of 30 minutes. I don't really like the Create A Class system which is overly complicated and overstuffed. I'm salty that they removed prestige mode. Now, I'm currently only in the 30's ranks but the fun of COD is to level up and unlock things again and again. I'll see how it is when I reach that point, the prestige system was one of the most addicting things about the franchise. 

The maps are pretty boring. I think a number of them are awful and end up being a game of running around until the time limit runs out in TDM. Same old gray and dirty colours. I am happy that normal killstreaks are back and not the silly scorestreaks from BO4. There are still things to discover about how the game is laid out but I strive for something more simple. I liked BO2's class system the most with it's pick 10. That said this game should prove to be more mindless enjoyment I like it so far. 

Still playing Dead Or Alive 6 here and there, I really do like that game. and Gunsmoke on the NES which I've been trying on and off to beat. It's pretty tricky but I find NES games to be most engaging on my brain so I like this one.
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Post by: Manimal Claus on April 19, 2020, 09:54:28 AM
Played through Doom last week and now on to Doom Eternal.

These are very fun games, I love FPSs and these are perfect since they are no nonsense chill and kill demons. The first game was a blast and Eternal is a lot harder and takes a slightly smarter play style. Everytime you die it's because you were playing stupid not because the game is bs. Eternal surprisingly has more platforming elements and some pretty crazy jumps. Though it sort of auto locks and makes things easier as long as you can figure out where you have to go. The game gives you tips and helps but ammo is easier to run out on so you have to use your chainsaw tactically to replenish. I love exploring in both games, it's not too complex so I feel compelled to check every corner.

I enjoyed the first game more, I think it's overall more tight and I'd go back and replay it after I finish Eternal. But I'm not done that game yet so we'll see. That said it's still very fun and expands on the first game, introducing some new elements and a decent challenge. I just play on medium though. The story has elements extremely similar to Halo 2 and Halo 3. Some levels look like the nightmare that was Cortana and the whole demons invading Earth and guy in green armour having to kill prophet like dudes. Yup. I don't play with sound so I'm probably missing a lot and honestly I don't really know what the story is but gaming and records or podcasts are how it's done over here. I get my enjoyment that way. 

I've been playing Need For Speed Rivals a bit also because I wanted a driving game. It's fun, kind of gets old though like drive around, cops come they bust you or something and start over. But it nails a lot of the fun parts of driving games, though it takes a little bit to get the hang of. It's enjoyable though.
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Post by: Coryn on September 25, 2020, 04:21:38 PM
So since it's been a topical subject recently, I finally checked out Among Us, and gosh this game is silly. If you've got $5 to burn, I recommend picking it up. If you haven't heard, it's an asymmetrical jellybean murder mystery, which lends itself to a fun little emotional rollercoaster as you try and find out who the murderous imposter on the spaceship is while completing a series of tasks. Games are quick, and it's having a real moment right now so they're super easy to jump into.

Hit me up if you want to start an MR murder mystery night <.>
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Post by: NO1SY on September 28, 2020, 05:48:16 AM
My "home friends" have been wanting to play Among Us, and I've had a good time watching Quiet Shy and Disguised Toast play with their friends, but this is the kind of game I just don't vibe with myself...

On another I have managed to pull myself from the grinding pit that is Warframe... I finally realised that it's just never going to turn into the RPG I want it to be... In fact, I've fallen quite out of love with live-service loot-based aRPGs recently, like Warframe and Diablo III. I need a narrative hook for what I'm doing, whether that be the scripted story and events with real game-world impacts like in Skyrim or Borderlands, or the open ended, ever evolving narrative of server vs server PvP conflict in Guild Wars 2, or I need my looter aRPGs to be sprawling and engaging the whole way through a one and done experience like Torchlight II and Grim Dawn. I just can't get behind grinding leaderboards or grinding gear with no purpose anymore. Here's hoping Diablo 4 is a great RPG experience in and of itself, and not some mindless hord-cleaver...
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Post by: Echo_River on September 28, 2020, 06:13:31 PM
I saw my brother playing Among Us, but I haven't played it myself yet. Reminds me of Mafia or Werewolf. I'd be down for doing an MR imposter hunt.

Speaking of RPGs, I've started playing FFXIV and I'm liking it so far. Before this I'd been doing Blade and Soul, which is similar in that you take on quests to progress the storyline. Both very clicky mouse and keyboard abusing. Although in FFXIV you have to (as far as I know) go into dungeons with a party while in BnS you could do the whole game solo if you wanted. Kinda wish the fighting was more real time without cooldown waits. Iz all good though.