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Postby Stan » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:17 pm

I'm enjoying the updated Ch14 of FFXV. The expanded Insomnia is great. Hope they give this treatment to other areas of the game and make them bigger.
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Postby cyharding » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:28 pm

View Original PostSachi wrote:Is that 27% of the acheivements? Did you only do the story? The hunts make up quite a bit of the sidequests, and then there's collecting all the espers.


Yes I completed the story. I did some of the hunts, but not all of them. I guess that makes sense. It's a good game though.

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Postby AngelNo13Bardiel » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:11 pm

-Just finished up on the Secret of Mana remake on PS4. Frequent crashing aside (though the autosave helps), this is a decent 1:1 remake. The RNG on some of those late-game drops (equipment/weapon orbs) was a right pain in the ass, but I managed to get the platinum trophy. Good times.
-Picked back up on Bloodborne, seeing as it was a free game this month (I already own a physical copy, but whatever). Still a tossup on whether this or DS3 is my favorite of the Soulsborne games, but I think I like this game's aesthetics more. I like the higher focus on aggression, too.
EDIT: Add on Far Cry 5 and Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition to that list, too. Both have had me and Ash hooked (again, in my case, for DS3) for the last week or so.
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Postby Justacrazyguy » Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:13 pm

Axiom Verge: Bought this for PS4 for a cheap price with high expectations and they were kind of met? The game play is fun, by the the end of the game you can basically fly through the map, which is super satisfying, the soundtrack is this fun electronic sound and the story is unobtrusive, but satisfying.
Still, the bosses are a joke, they're very pretty, some of the best visual of the game are in the bosses, but they have just a couple of attacks that are easy to dodge...until you get near the end, where super fast dodging suddenly becomes a necessity. There's no difficulty curve at all. It's even more jarring because the rest of the game isn't like this at all. It's hard to believe the same guy did everything. I also don't know how to feel about the aesthetics. It's very Metroid, probably? As a kid I only played Castlevanias, so these weird alien environments are new to me, and I don't know how much I really like it.

These minor complaints can't sour what is ultimately a wonderful Metroidvania experience in an age where those sorts of games aren't all that common anymore.
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Postby Blue Monday » Mon May 07, 2018 8:27 am

I've been playing Tekken 7 almost religiously on PS4 since launch last year. Sadly, somehow it's become corrupt on my profile after a power outage incident. I've tried reinstalling the game completely a couple times, scrapping my save file(s), everything, save reformatting the entire machine from scratch, which I'm reticent to do as everything else works fine. So, I got a Steam/Windows copy. The only hitch; my laptop is a piece of shit and even had a hard time trying to run Medieval II: Total War not long ago...

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Postby AdamMalkovitch » Thu May 10, 2018 1:11 pm

That's a pretty fuckin radical avatar, Blue Monday. I should really finish Cowboy Bebop one of these days.

Right now I'm very slowly working my way through the campaign of Anarchy Reigns [this is like the one time I prefer a US localized name to the original Japanese one, both because it's cooler and it works as an oxymoron]. I've never played Madworld but I might have to find myself a copy if Anarchy Reigns' ridiculously fun combat is anything to go off of. It's taking me so long to progress because you have to essentially grind points by doing side missions to unlock story missions to advance, but also because even once I have all three story missions in an area unlocked, I still want to keep running around and chainsawing dudes in half because it's just so fun and satisfying. This is one of those games like Super Mario Odyssey or Sonic Adventure where even just moving around in the world with no real objective is fun because of how tight and responsive the controls are, and how they work with the area design to give everything a feeling of flow.
I've reached a point where I just generally don't give a fuck anymore. In a good way.

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Postby AdamMalkovitch » Wed May 16, 2018 11:18 am

Started a Half-Life marathon recently upon getting a new laptop that can actually run things, and "finished" Source last night. I never beat the original Half-Life despite owning it since I hated the combat, but upon turning on godmode, my enjoyment skyrocketed. Nihilanth was still annoying as hell, I have no idea how you'd even survive Xen without godmode. I'm currently watching a playthrough of the unavailable demo, Half-Life: Uplink, and will start Blue Shift tonight, this time really trying to get through without godmode.
I've reached a point where I just generally don't give a fuck anymore. In a good way.


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