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

  1. Sam Posten

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    I bought Death Stranding when it hit $35. Interesting so far. Weird tho.
     
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    Dead Cells for the Switch, and Strafe for the PS4 would easily be favorite games of mine.....except they are both Rogue-Like, and
    Permadeath.
    I just can't play them anymore, I don't have the patience.
     
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    Just platinumed Bloodborne last night, my first 'Soulsborne' game. It was great. Had a few extremely irritating mechanics, and was very difficult for the first 4 hours, but got pretty manageable after that,
     
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    One of my favorite games of all time. Easily better than all three Dark Souls games IMO.
     
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    I finished Observation on the PS4 yesterday. It's an adventure/puzzle game that takes place in flat, static menus and in the 3D environment of a space station. You play an AI that must work with one of the astronauts to unravel a mystery. The voice acting is really good & there's also good blend of exploration and navigating various ship computer laptops and mainframe menus. The game uses the "VHS in space" aesthetic that was used in Alien: Isolation to really great effect.

    The story is clear as mud. It kind of falls apart a little in its last act, but it kept me interested. It's striving for a 2001: A Space Odyssey vibe, but its strongest passages are about the relationships between the AI and the humans, and the humans themselves.

    Some of the puzzles were too inscrutable, and a few of the necessary features (like setting waypoints to find your way around the station) are easy to miss if you don't pay attention. But I do recommend it with those caveats. It's probably about an 8-hour game.
     
  6. Sam Posten

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    I am still, and apparently forever, playing Witcher 3 on the PS4. Currently doing the "FINAL PREPARATIONS" main guest line. I'm lever 34, have done all the side quests, contracts and treasure hunts that I have found. Am I close to the end? Maybe? Each branch of this main quest seems to create more side quests, so we'll see!

    Still not bored with it. A few times I've wandered off hitting question marks just to prolong everything even though I have the two DLC to do.
     
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    Oh if you still have the DLC left then you have a long way to go. They aren't just little side mission add ons, they're full blown expansions each.
     
  9. Russell G

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    Nice to know! I'll hold off on hitting all the question marks until I'm deep into the last one. That said, the Skellige water ones are pretty much a waste of time.
     
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    Beast Quest for the PS4. fun, and simple. Good control. I lowered the sound FX, and Dialogue, and cranked the music(I love when games give you this option) good stuff. But I have always been easy to please with generic type fantasy games.

     
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    • Hollow Knight on the Switch. After a couple hours of wandering, finally got the dash move! I have some problems with the design of the early hours of this game, but it's hard not to admire.
    • Ori and the Will of the Wisps on the Xbox One X... best visuals in a 2D platformer I've ever seen.
    • Exit the Gungeon was just released on the Nintendo Switch! $10. I formerly had played it with a paired DualShock on my iPad, but it was a hassle to play that way. It's a fun, single-room, Contra-style bullet hell run & jump shooter. Basic, but perfect for handheld play.
    Looking forward to Animal Crossing: New Horizons at the end of the week.
     
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    Doom Eternal

    Play it on the easiest difficulty setting. Trust me. And you're welcome.
     
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    Unravel 2, coop with my wife. A delightful two player coop game. Works well for a not-good gamer to play with a more experienced gamer.

    Untitled Goose Game, on my own. This was my travel game before the world went pear shaped. I will probably get back to it at home. I’m stuck at the moment. Seems like a new section should be open, but I can’t find it. And I can’t figure out the puzzle I’ve got remaining (drop bucket onto surly man’s head).
     
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    STILL PLAYING WITCHER 3! JEEEEEEEZUS! Started the Blood and Wine DLC or whatever it is called and honestly, it's ridiculous! They could have put it out as Witcher 3: Part 2 stand alone like that Undead Red Dead redemption gimmick. Well I ever finish Witcher 3? Yeah of course, but not anytime soon.

    Nearly ordered a Switch to play Animal Crossing because a relaxing game with cute animals I can play with online friends visiting sounds nice with the constant news of real world plague and death. I held off though because, well, Witcher. Now I see that a bunch of Mario Bros games I've never played are either getting ported or are rumoured to be at least and boy oh boy and I'm gonna end up with a Switch I don't really need...
     
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    Gonna be finishing the campaign of Doom Eternal tonight. Man what a fantastic game.
     
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    Resident Evil 3 XBox One.

    Terribly dark (as in difficult to see, even after adjustments), great graphics and gameplay. And just like Claire Redfield from the 2 remaster, Jill Valentine curses like an angry sailor throughout-- F#*K --nonstop (just pissed off, and stressed out). I get it gritty, but when the only emotion is anger with lots of swearing it gets to the point of making these iconic video game characters unlikeable.
     

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