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Ard
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Reply #4550 on: April 20, 2019, 10:52:19 PM

It's not even that.  It's really it's own weird abortion.  My problem is that it all feels the same, and they make you do it 8 times.  I thought they'd learned their lesson on that shit after bravely deault 1, but here we are.
you just described a saga game

They make you do it simultaneously in parallel, and not in a way that makes sense.  Also lacks all the weirdness that I personally find compelling in saga games.
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Reply #4551 on: April 22, 2019, 11:15:32 AM

Sonic Ether adds ray tracing to minecraft and it's awesome

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jD0mELZPD8

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Reply #4552 on: May 07, 2019, 03:17:00 PM

Did we talk about the Amazon game New World? I had an alpha invite and forgot about it until I just got an email that they're going to be shutting down the alpha soon. Woops.

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Reply #4553 on: May 07, 2019, 03:34:01 PM

They are gonna shut it up in a month. You have plenty of time to see what is there to be seen... which is not much. Give it a whirl though.

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Reply #4554 on: May 10, 2019, 12:50:52 PM

OMG YESSSSS  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yk5WQe5zX7g

(Trails of Cold Steel 3)

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Reply #4555 on: May 10, 2019, 02:08:19 PM

i just want to pop in and say legend of heroes for the psp was reprehensible garbage and I'm struggling to believe the series got good
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Reply #4556 on: May 10, 2019, 03:18:27 PM

i just want to pop in and say legend of heroes for the psp was reprehensible garbage and I'm struggling to believe the series got good

Yah. That would explain my hesitance as well. Generic, crappy JRPG with an end boss battle that was long as hell and liked to 1 shot you.


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Reply #4557 on: May 10, 2019, 05:45:09 PM

I really like what they offer here (the Trails of Cold Steel arc/games):

- A story that starts small but grows bigger in what is an immense world that spans across 9 games with a hyper detailed history that you slowly get to know and care about. It's immense and there's a ton of scenes to read. Might not be for everyone, but it works for me.
- The huge cast of characters and the fact that they have given a semblance of life even to all the usual two-lines NPCs in every single town to the point that they ALL have an evolving little story told through their always changing lines. If you care to read it.
- The world full of slice-of-life details like the passing of seasons or train rides or a radio show. I am a sucker for those kind of things.
- The school life and activities, and the relationships with your friends. So basically, the Persona stuff.
- The turn based battles which are exactly my cup of tea, and very satisfying.

I went in expecting NOTHING. Actually I was expecting a generic, crappy JRPG. That's what it looked like from the trailers and I only picked it up because Trippy told me it was turn based. But ended up hit by something much bigger and better than I thought. The lack of actual dark tones so far is my only complaint. Everything is too chill.

Or maybe it's only for weeaboos, which I suppose I am. It's much much better than average weeaboo stuff though.


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Reply #4558 on: May 11, 2019, 12:29:11 AM

The full God of War documentary by Sony is out now:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJZWKBDXXFY&has_verified=1
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Reply #4559 on: May 16, 2019, 10:14:04 AM

Necrobarista. Game of the Year contender based on the trailer.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9R8fPRfRQ6w

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Reply #4560 on: May 17, 2019, 01:08:27 AM

As part of a sale the Epic game store has going on right now, you can get $10 off a pre-order of Borderlands 3 (or $10 off any game $14.99 and up, but Borderlands 3 is the only notable one since Outer Worlds isn't up for pre-order yet).
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Reply #4561 on: May 17, 2019, 09:44:25 AM

Again, I forget why I'm supposed to avoid the Epic store. Maybe because Unreal Tournament was too hard.

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Reply #4562 on: May 17, 2019, 09:47:33 AM

They are partly owned by Tencent which might as well be the goddamn Chinese government all up in your shit.

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Reply #4563 on: May 17, 2019, 10:43:22 AM

Ah, yes. I suppose Chinese being in my shit is inevitable. We white people have had a good run.

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Reply #4564 on: May 17, 2019, 10:58:50 AM

They are partly owned by Tencent which might as well be the goddamn Chinese government all up in your shit.

Sure is a good thing we don't get any of our consumer electronics manufactured in China then.
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Reply #4565 on: May 17, 2019, 11:21:10 AM

outer worlds will be on steam

i will absolutely spend more money for a game on steam than for sale on epic's horseshit
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Reply #4566 on: May 17, 2019, 03:43:44 PM

Sure is a good thing we don't get any of our consumer electronics manufactured in China then.
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