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What are you playing right now?

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Greg_S_H, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. Morgan Jolley

    Morgan Jolley Lead Actor

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    I totally get what you are saying about MKX. The big emphasis on 2-player stuff is the sole reason I generally don't buy fighting games much anymore. I plan on buying MKXL when it's at $10 or less on PS4 and I have nothing else to play, mostly just for the single player stuff (I kinda dig the story overall, even though I know it's kind of goofy).

    Are you playing God of War on easy? I'd recommend doing whatever you can to get as far into it as possible because it's worth it.
     
  2. Clinton McClure

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    I was playing on the easiest difficulty. I may give it another go this weekend.
     
  3. Bryan^H

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    I think I'm closing in on finishing "Deracine" for the PS4. I actually don't want it to end. This VR experience has been a complete joy. Such a small, bright gem of a game. From software has been one of my favorite game developers since the mid-90's when King's Field was released from the PS1. I have liked nearly everything they have released since then.

    I did however throw in the towel on Sekiro. I was shocked at how uninterested I was with the game even with great graphics, and excellent control. It really just did nothing for me:(
     
  4. Russell G

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    I'm mostly playing Elder Scrolls Blades on my cellphone. It's the worst of the Elder Scrolls games, but I'm such a mark I'm playing it anyway. It's repetitive and there's not much of a story. At around level 15 you'll feel like your pressing against the paywall. I've yet to spend a dime on it though, grinding works to improve your stuff.

    I'm not going to recommend anyone give it a shot. It is what it is.
     
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    I playing game right now is Asphalt 8 Airborne game. This is my favorite.
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    I prefer to read niehime to kemono no ou manga at mangazuki me.
     
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    I'm still having fun, but after nearly 20 hours in Red Dead Redemption, it's clear it still suffers from GTA syndrome. I'm at the point now where things don't really seem new. I'm just repeating things I've already done, with some variation in the setting, characters that I may be working with, etc.

    Still some amusing random encounters though. I hope that keeps up for the entire length of the adventure. I had a girl in a corset run up to me while I on horseback, yelling for me to help. When she got close, she proceeded to yank me off my horse, hop on, and run off with it the other day.

    And instead of whistling to get my horse back (which I suspect would've worked) and not wanting to lose my horse, I pulled out a gun, panicked a bit and didn't use dead-eye, missed, and killed my own horse. I don't think I'm going to get that 20 missions with the same horse achievement at this rate.

    Stuff like that really adds to this.
     
  7. Morgan Jolley

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    There was a Capcom sale on the Switch a couple weeks ago so I got Megaman 11, Megaman X Collection 1 + 2, and Resident Evil Revelations 1 + 2 (all digital). Played MM11, now playing through X Collection 1 (I'm almost done with MMX2).

    I still have several games that are about a year old sitting on my PS4, waiting to go or half-started, but there's something about the Switch that just makes it hard for me to move on.
     
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    This week I'm playing a couple of games through Game Pass on the Xbox One.

    Void Bastards is what you get when you cross a space strategy and resource management game like FTL with a horror first-person shooter like System Shock 2. Playing as literally disposable criminals, you fly from location to location, stopping when needed to raid ships & unlock weapons and powers on a big crafting/ability tree. It's nicely written and designed, and has a cool, stylistic (and sometimes overwhelming) comic book interface. It seems like the kind of game that could get repetitive after a while.

    Outer Wilds is a single-player 3D space adventure with some charming world-building and an impeccably-designed solar system to explore. The main game mechanic forces you to return to the same areas and planets over and over, and some of the puzzles get pretty obtuse, and the controls can be a pain, but overall I'm enjoying it. The pace is quite slow and you're really not guided along a specific path at all. You don't see a lot of games like this nowadays, especially games this polished.

    Although I haven't played it, I also have my eye on A Plague Tale: Innocence, out for PC, PS4, and Xbox. I've seen some impressive gameplay videos. People are calling it a "double-A" game, in that the French studio that developed it didn't have the resources of a behemoth like Sony or Microsoft, but still (apparently) managed to create an impressive, polished experience anyway. It's a linear, narrative-driven 3D stealth game with some puzzle solving elements... set during the Middle Ages I think, with invading soldiers and evil forces and plague rats.
     
  9. Bryan^H

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    Fire Emblem Three Houses.

    I think this qualifies as a great game. I'm hooked!
     
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    I've been on a Fire Emblem kick lately too. I haven't wanted to pick up Three Houses because my executive cognitive functions are awful, which means I'm exceptionally bad at turn-based strategy games (including chess). This means I usually play on casual difficulties, and/or cheese my way through these strategy games, which isn't very fun. By all accounts this game is so good that I need more experience before I dive in. I feel like these games are best enjoyed if you have a good enough grasp of strategy to progress without using grinding to brute force your way through.

    Therefore I've been playing the first North American Fire Emblem for the GBA, played via the Wii U's Virtual Console. Its first several chapters make for a simple, excellent introduction to the battle mechanics. For good measure I also picked up two other games in the series: The Sacred Stones (GBA) and Shadow Dragon (DS). In addition to Awakening for the 3DS and Radiant Dawn for the Wii, this makes a whole lot of Fire Emblem on my plate.

    Speaking of Three Houses, I've also been playing a game that seems to have inspired at least some of it: Persona 5. I'm coming up to 50 hours in this game. I've played most of the other Persona games, but this is the first one to provide a battle system that doesn't make me take notes in a spiral notebook. The game is just SO good at providing you with enough information in battle to make smart choices. It's just stupidly addictive.
     
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    I picked up the Lego Harry Potter collection and Lego Avengers for PS4 today. So far I’ve been playing Harry Potter and really enjoying it.
     
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    Auto battle works great and plays smart. However it does take longer because it controls your characters and it heals them an awful lot.


    I didn't not use it much, just when I start getting worried of losing a battle.
     
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    Lego Harry Potter is still my favorite of the Lego series. And I have played all of them.
     

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