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Re: Video game news

Post by ziggy23 » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:13 am

- You like noisy music?
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Post by hellboy » Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:27 pm

Looks like my new PC parts should arrive this week, so might be able to get Cyberpunk going over the weekend - keen!

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Post by tys0n » Thu Dec 10, 2020 12:45 pm

Can't wait for it to be optimized for the xbox series x!
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Post by ziggy23 » Thu Dec 10, 2020 6:57 pm

Dead Space Creator Reveals New Sci-Fi Survival Horror, The Callisto Protocol

Dead Space creator Glen Schofield has announced The Callisto Protocol, a new sci-fi horror game due for release in 2022 on Xbox Series X/S, PS5 and PC.The debut game for Schofield's new studio, Striking Distance, The Callisto Protocol was revealed at The Game Awards 2020.

https://www.ign.com/articles/dead-space ... o-protocol




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Post by ziggy23 » Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:49 am

- You like noisy music?
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- You don't like to think? What do you like?
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Post by ziggy23 » Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:10 pm

- You like noisy music?
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- You don't like to think? What do you like?
- Never thought about it.

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Post by ms2r » Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:51 am

They are offering money back to unhappy players. On a dutch forum the few ones who started speak of rather glichty uncomplete game. (Uncomplete in terms of : empty world).

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Post by hellboy » Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:12 pm

My first impressions are generally positive. Playing on PC and it's a little glitchy, but not in a game breaking way (yet).

Not sure why so many people are in a rush to get a refund, but I guess if you're Australian then you're legally entitled to such a thing. I think the makes of an excellent game are there though, so worth waiting it out.

The world doesn't seem empty to me, at least not more so than other open world games. It doesn't really feel densely populated, though occasionally it gives the illusion that there's more going on.

I should add I haven't paid a great deal of attention to pre-release videos, so have little in the way of preconceptions or hype (aside from just being keen for a Deus Ex like game).

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Post by ziggy23 » Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:53 am



LMAO
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Post by ziggy23 » Sat Dec 19, 2020 2:43 pm

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Re: Video game news

Post by hellboy » Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:26 pm

Finally, the one we've been waiting for:


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Post by earthrocker » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:53 am

Anyone going to give their two cents about Cyperpunk? Not to fussed about the issues over the super high end quality of it. Happy to just play it on the PS4 on a normal TV. :lol:

Tried to get into Ghosts of Tshusima and honestly can't get into to
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Post by hellboy » Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:55 pm

I've spent about a week with it now. On PC there's bugs, but no show stoppers I've come across - more just odd graphic and physics glitches.

As far as the game goes, it's a cool story, and an interesting world, even though many of the open world aspects come across as a bit last gen. Map seems adequately large and there's plenty to do & see.

Combat and missions are fun enough, though I don't like how much NPCs are just bullet sponges - shouldn't have to unload 3 clips into someone to kill them. Apparently this gets better later in the game though as you spec up your character. I get that this is a really an RPG based game, so ultimately a numbers one, but I wish combat gave you better feedback than just floating numbers. I really like the braindance detective type parts. I've been running with hacker build on my character, and that's been fun so far.

It's a solid 8/10 game, perhaps with a bit of post-release love from the developer could become a 9. It's probably given a little too much criticism and scorn from those on systems where it is much buggier than PC. I feel for them - it doesn't mean it's an awful game though.

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Post by Whowatchesthewampas » Wed Dec 23, 2020 1:44 pm

hellboy wrote:
Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:26 pm
Finally, the one we've been waiting for:

God I hope this one doesn’t tear apart my stomach when I power it on like the food does when I eat KFC
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Post by ziggy23 » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:02 pm

- You like noisy music?
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Post by ms2r » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:03 pm

That's so cool.

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Post by ziggy23 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:23 am

- You like noisy music?
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- You don't like to think? What do you like?
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Re: Video game news

Post by tys0n » Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:54 pm

Noice
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Post by hellboy » Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:31 pm

My favourite games of 2020:

Hades - great game, a roguelite kinda in the vein of Binding of Isaac. Addictive as crack
Cyberpunk 2077 - despite the bugs, I still had a really good time with this one
Assassins Creed: Valhalla - I really disliked the first couple of hours of this game, and I was about ready to throw it in the "been there, done that" heap. There's still a certain element of that (it's not a heap different from Odyssey) but there's something about it keeping me playing
Monster Train - a deck building game not dissimmilar (but not better than) Slay The Spire
Snowrunner - driving around getting bogged in snow and mud doesn't sound fun, but it is strangely compelling
Hardspace: Shipbreaker - a game in which you disassemble space ships in zero G.
Intergalactic FIshing - no idea why this is so addictive, but it is. Fishing in an unlimited number of space lakes is kinda cool
No Mans Sky - the updates for this great game keep coming, and I keep playing

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Re: Video game news

Post by earthrocker » Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:50 am

hellboy wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:31 pm
My favourite games of 2020:

Hades - great game, a roguelite kinda in the vein of Binding of Isaac. Addictive as crack
Cyberpunk 2077 - despite the bugs, I still had a really good time with this one
Assassins Creed: Valhalla - I really disliked the first couple of hours of this game, and I was about ready to throw it in the "been there, done that" heap. There's still a certain element of that (it's not a heap different from Odyssey) but there's something about it keeping me playing
Monster Train - a deck building game not dissimmilar (but not better than) Slay The Spire
Snowrunner - driving around getting bogged in snow and mud doesn't sound fun, but it is strangely compelling
Hardspace: Shipbreaker - a game in which you disassemble space ships in zero G.
Intergalactic FIshing - no idea why this is so addictive, but it is. Fishing in an unlimited number of space lakes is kinda cool
No Mans Sky - the updates for this great game keep coming, and I keep playing
Just looked at No Mans again and it looks interesting. Seem to remember it got slated when it was released. Going to check it out as it looks similar to Satisfactory which hopefully will get full release this year.

Hardspace looks awesome! Kind of like Subnautica in space
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Post by hellboy » Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:37 am

earthrocker wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:50 am

Just looked at No Mans again and it looks interesting. Seem to remember it got slated when it was released. Going to check it out as it looks similar to Satisfactory which hopefully will get full release this year.

Hardspace looks awesome! Kind of like Subnautica in space
I probably should have added Satisfactory to the list as well. Really good factory game, that I need to spend more time with. Visually it shares some similarities with NMS, but is fundamentally a different game, and has no procedural elements.

Hardspace is an excellent game, and still in early access - very different vibe to Subnautica though (which I think is one of the best games in the last 5 years)

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