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Video Games General

Discussion in 'General' started by Smuthunter, Mar 25, 2017.

  1. OverReactionGuy

    OverReactionGuy Verified Sanity

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    Wow, they actually translated a song and sang it. That's rare.
     
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  2. Sword Stalker

    Sword Stalker Wings on the Wind.

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    You know, Viscera Cleanup Detail has a Shadow Warrior spin off, I think something similar but for DOOM might be kinda fun.
     
  3. Jace Spicer

    Jace Spicer Procrastination Master

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    Damn, that would be at least a few levels worth of cleaning right alongside a few hours. Crazy
     
  4. Drak4806

    Drak4806 Experienced.

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    Human ingenuity truly is amazing



     
  5. Megaolix

    Megaolix Moderator

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    Oh right, Persona 5 Scramble is out in Japan. From what I first see from comments, it seems to be a worthy sequel to P5.
     
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  6. Deathwings

    Deathwings Questionable French Guy

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    The new character is an epic DILF. Also, boy is his Thief outfit chunii as fuck.
     
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  7. Megaolix

    Megaolix Moderator

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    So I tried out Arknights.

    This kinda reminded me of the pain from when Aigis closed. But while it's a nice game, I'll pass on it after all. I don't feel like redoing what I did with Aigis all over again and the story didn't grab me.
     
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  8. Smuthunter

    Smuthunter Demon Girl Aficionado

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    FF7R’s demo is out on the PlayStation Store, it lets you play through the bombing run up to shortly after the first boss and I am officially on board this hype train!
     
  9. Deathwings

    Deathwings Questionable French Guy

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    All I can do at this point is hope that SE will get greedy and make a PC release.
     
  10. OverReactionGuy

    OverReactionGuy Verified Sanity

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    PC ports for playstation games are generally lazy as fuck.

    -edit-

    So even if they do odds are it has a game breaking glitch at launch they won't get around to fixing in a month. Or cost a lot of data space.
     
  11. Scygnus

    Scygnus Versed in the lewd.

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    Hm. FF7R's battle system is fun, though I have some doubts about ever being able to block or dodge anything- hopefully I can tank most of it. There are some... interesting... additions to events, but still within reason, so far.
     
  12. Garlandknight

    Garlandknight Happiest Arbites

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    The demo was fun. I can't tell how close they stuck to the original script 'cause I never played the original (VII is the only PS era Final Fantasy I haven't played aside from FFXI), but I really like Barret.

    My only complaint is the boss battle. I was doing pretty well with dodging attacks attacks aside from the gunfire enemies, but the scorpion's missiles just fucked me up no matter where I went. I figure this is one of those attacks you can only block and not dodge, but it's still annyoing.

    The tells for enemy attacks were also weird. Some enemies have clear tells like the eyeballs on stalks and turrets' laser attacks. Others are much harder to notice, like the machinegun bursts from the guards. I'm still unsure if I just sucked or if SE still can't into action game mechanics.

    And as far as the gameplay goes... it's fluid, and all animations look good, but I would rather have control of when Cloud jumps instead of him deciding to chase enemies knocked in the air some times and him staying on the ground most others. I have my misgivings about how Cloud's moveset works, but I admit that DMC5 spoiled me with its amazing action gameplay and FFVIIR definitely isn't the same sort of game or even trying to be, so I'll withhold my criticisms until I get some more experience in the final release.
    Other than that, I can only complain about the camera, really. It's a bit too close to the character and it's extremely easy to lose sight of everything other than the enemy you're locked onto, which is a fairly annoying when half of them have Ranged attacks.

    Overall, I'm impressed with the demo and actually have hope the remake won'tbe terrible, but not impressed enough to pre-order, let alone get the digital deluxe edition. Especially not with DOOM Eternal and Nioh 2 right around the corner.
     
  13. Melmar

    Melmar Should probly stop sayin' words

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    Played the FF7 demo thingy.

    Positives:
    -Looked pretty good.
    -Cloud actually has some hints of a personality this time. The dude was unreadable before (I never watched any of the movies) so that's a plus.
    -Jessie is the new best girl.

    Negatives:
    -The camera's too close in and makes keeping track of enemies and their attacks harder than it should be for a game in frickin' 2020.
    -I worry the game might suffer from enemies having bloated HP scores like an MMO later on.
    -Aeristh or whatever they're calling her this time looks weird from the front though I can't really put my finger on why. Too round maybe?

    Neutraltives:
    -The combat seems better than 15's. I wouldn't call it great compared to similar fare like Astral Chain or something but, it's decent enough.
    -Barret reminds of a pro wrestler now. The dude struck some poses while he was speechifying and everything. It's amusing but, it's not really the impression I got off of him before so I don't know how to feel about it. Also, I think he gargles gravel.

    Overall: I'm not gonna buy it full price but, maybe if it's on sale way later down the line and if the reviews are decent.
     
  14. OverReactionGuy

    OverReactionGuy Verified Sanity

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    -plays hardcore minecraft for the first time-

    Wooo, I'm doing well! I even got iron, I never find iron! I even got a farm!

    Oh, there's a crevice in a cave system connected to my mine that has some decent stuff! Just need to get down there by carefully placing blocks down the wall.

    Huh, is that a skeleton with a glowing bow...OH SHIT!

    -dies-

    Four days in I died and my corpse fell into lava as the skeleton killed me. The world was forever lost.
     
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  15. OverReactionGuy

    OverReactionGuy Verified Sanity

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    Another tale of my minecraft experience.

    Setting fire to small animals using flint and steel can burn you to death. Who knew?

    Days survived: 2 Death: setting pigs on fire.
     
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  16. Rakdos92

    Rakdos92 Goosh Goosh

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    Anyone with a minor degree of basic deduction? "Fire hurts + moving animal = Moving Fire that attacks you"
     
  17. Jace Spicer

    Jace Spicer Procrastination Master

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    Bannerlord is everything I wanted it to be : Better graphics, combat feels better and pretty looking environments and characters.

    My only gripe?

    Whenever I go into the arena they keep giving me the spear...stop giving me a fucking spear please!
     
  18. OverReactionGuy

    OverReactionGuy Verified Sanity

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    But damn wasn't it amusing to me. Ever since I saw the flint and steel on hermitcraft I just knew exactly what I wanted to use it for.
     
  19. Smuthunter

    Smuthunter Demon Girl Aficionado

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    I've been playing Persona 5 Royal for the last 2-3 days and I'm shocked at how many improvements Atlus managed to make to a game that was already pretty damn close to perfect. Here's just a few that I've noticed:

    • You can access the hardest difficulty setting right from the start instead of needing to unlock it.
    • Guns are now actually useful because their ammunition refreshes with every battle.
      • Morgana even lampshades the ammo problem as "shadows always expect the guns to be loaded, so they are" when he explains how cognition turns toy guns into real ones in Kamoshida's palace
    • Personas have passive skills that give them more personality in battle beyond just the 8 or so that they gain from levelling up.
    • Your party members' Personas all have passive party-wide buffs whenever they're on the front line, like Carmen buffing magic use.
    • Boss battles with palace rulers have at least one new phase each.
    • Morgana doesn't force you to go to sleep nearly as often as he used to, so you get a lot more time to do night activities.
    • Haru makes some surprise cameo appearances early in the game instead of only showing up near the very end.
    • You can take Caroline and Justine on not-dates outside the Velvet Room, giving them way more character depth as confidants than they had before.
    I'm just about to start on the third palace so I haven't dug into most of the new content with Kasumi and the third school semester but everything I've seen so far has made P5R objectively superior to P5, and that was already a 9/10 game on its own. If you have any love of JRPGs definitely give this one a look, it's done a great job of holding me over until FF7R comes out next week.
     
  20. OverReactionGuy

    OverReactionGuy Verified Sanity

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    Vast improvement but will never top Elizabeth I bet.


    Always made me feel sad that my first playthrough I went with Futaba and never finished my new game plus where I was planning on going for Haru. Ah, hell I'm in quarantine, I have plenty of time if I felt like it. On the ps3 version obviously since I don't have a ps4 or 5 and not planning on getting one.

    Also something hilarious about persona royal!

     
  21. Smuthunter

    Smuthunter Demon Girl Aficionado

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    P5R is a PS4 exclusive, unfortunately.
     
  22. OverReactionGuy

    OverReactionGuy Verified Sanity

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    Yeah, kinda figured that. It was amazing that p5 even came out on the ps3 in the first place honestly.
     
  23. SwiftRosenthal

    SwiftRosenthal Connoisseur.

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    cries in Switch, also at lack of unified P3 FES-P3P remake and P4G port

    looks at extensive game, anime, manga, and LN backlogs

    ...Okay never mind.
     
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  24. John At Dawn

    John At Dawn Seeker of Answers

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    There is one negative about Royal I’ve encountered so far. They moved being given access to the gallows back one palace, so now Arsene is useless for even longer. Also I don’t remember having this problem the first time but holy fuck you need so much yen.
     
  25. OverReactionGuy

    OverReactionGuy Verified Sanity

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    It hurts even in the original, trust me on that. Which is why you do easy first.
     
  26. Scygnus

    Scygnus Versed in the lewd.

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    Wait, so it doesn't end on December 24th anymore?

    Satan doesn't get to save Christmas?
     
  27. Imabot

    Imabot Well worn.

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    Well it's a major spoiler so you're reading it at your own risk:

    Satan Saves Christmas but Joker don't turn himself in. When Sae proposes that, Akechi suddenly appear revealing he survived and he turn himself in as a true criminal behind murders.

    Joker can continue being normal student for another semester.
     
  28. Scygnus

    Scygnus Versed in the lewd.

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    Spoiled myself but thanks. Definitely need to get it now... but I don't want to line up outside gamestop... hm...

    EDIT: Hm... is it available digitally, maybe? I'll check in a minute.
     
  29. Imabot

    Imabot Well worn.

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    Yes you can get it digitally.
     
  30. The-Lewd-Dude

    The-Lewd-Dude Not too sore, are you?

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    so this was probably already asked but i didn't want to make a thread specifically for it, but since i'm basically stuck inside all day for the foreseeable future does anyone got any good decently long or at least worth the money in replay game recommendations? i'm willing to take just about anything you can give me barring horror and even that i'm willing to make some exceptions. even lewd and beyond if they have at least some decent gameplay.