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What are you playing?

Discussion in 'Gaming Forum' started by Desides, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. Unlucky 13

    Unlucky 13 Just a Guy Club Member

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    After a wait that ended up being much longer than I had even anticipated, I'm finally getting comcast to come hook me up on Tuesday. When that happens, I'll not only be able to game online should I choose, but I'll be able to update my ps4 for the first time since August of 2017, update 8 games for the first time ever, and get dlc for a few others that I've been waiting on. Almost like getting a bunch of new titles.

    I'll also update the ps3 for the first time in four years. Hopefully it doesn't melt, lol.
     
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  2. Desides

    Desides Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    It's worth it. So far, this is the true DQ8 successor I've waited 12 years to play.
     
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    Unlucky 13 Just a Guy Club Member

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  5. Zeke0123

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    Playing Yakuza 0 on PC...very fun game with great story line only 19.99 and plays like a 60 dollar title.. Its an RPG but more than that kind of hard to explain but I am very happy with the purchase.
     
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  6. Unlucky 13

    Unlucky 13 Just a Guy Club Member

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    So, I reloaded FFXV today. At first, there was a 5 GB update, and I thought sure sounds good......but then the 29gb one came next, lol. I haven't gotten into it to check things out and start over yet.
     
  7. Unlucky 13

    Unlucky 13 Just a Guy Club Member

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    So, apparently I didn't pay attention before and didn't realize that Sony now requires you to buy a PS+ membership to play any game online. Screw that. I'll keep doing things the way I have been.
     
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  8. Not So Fast

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    Some stuff is still free like Fortnite and Warframe, but the majority is locked behind the subscription.
     
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  9. Deerless Dice

    Deerless Dice Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    the PS1 Classic doesn't look that good. No analog sticks and they've only announced a quarter of the games.
     
  10. Unlucky 13

    Unlucky 13 Just a Guy Club Member

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    I agree. Pretty lame. And most of the games they've talked about aren't good. The difference between that and the Nintendo consoles is that Nintendo dominated and controlled the market in those days, and all the best games were theirs. When Sony started, it became a lot more third party stuff.
     
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    Deerless Dice Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    Sony absolutely dominated the market during the 5th(PS1) and 6th(PS2) console generations. PS1 games that should be on this thing are Castlevania Symphony of the Night, Metal Gear Solid, Resident Evil 1-3, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Gran Turismo, Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon. Some of these games have recently remakes so they might not be included for that reason.

    Edit: forgot Tomb Raider and both Legacy of Kains (Soul Reaver being the better of the two)
     
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    Unlucky 13 Just a Guy Club Member

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    Lol, the funny thing is that I was exclusively a Sony guy through that whole time and never played a single one of those
     
  13. Deerless Dice

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    Holy cow, you missed out. Symphony of the Night is one of my favorite PS1 games, Konami completely ripped off Super Metroid and the result was magical. PS1 also had Square on board, so in addition to FF7 there was FF8 and FF9, FF Tactics, Xenogears and Vagrant story to name a few.
     
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  14. Unlucky 13

    Unlucky 13 Just a Guy Club Member

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    I've never been into fast paced action games. The FF games have always been a staple of mine, going back to the NES. I moved to the PS1 in part for FF7. I didn't play Xenogears, but I did play Xenosaga 1 & 2. Otherwise, in the PS1 & PS2 days, I was big into sports games, GTA and clones, and Gran Turismo. My wife was big into Kingdom Hearts, Okami, Psychonauts, and Katamari. And that's when we started playing the Lego games, starting with Star Wars.
     
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    I picked up Dragon Quest this week, and its fantastic. I've played 10 hours in the last three days, and just got to the point where I have three followers. The choice to go with the anime style graphics was fantastic, and they've done wonders with it. Best I've ever seen with the cell shading, and everything is 3D and has weight.

    For me, its a ton of nostalgia, bringing me back to when I first started playing RPG games 30 years ago, but on today's consoles with updated graphics and sound. I've read reviews where people don't like the turn based style and find it foreign, but for me its like putting on a comfortable old jacket that fits the same as it always has. I'm really enjoying it, but I'm trying to figure out how to gain more control over the companions in battle.

    EDIT: Figured out while exploring the menu how to take full control of companions. They really burried it!
     
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  16. Not So Fast

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    Finished Spider-Man and got the Platinum trophy - my first one ever. Also playing some Overwatch during the Halloween event.
     
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    Caved and bought Black Ops IV. I like their take on battle royale. Popular maps from the series melded together in a pretty cohesive fashion. In the second game I remember stumbling into Kino Der Toten (sp?) and immediately getting assaulted by zombies! Decent gameplay and plenty of nostalgia.
     
  18. Unlucky 13

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    I'm about 45 hours into Dragon Quest XI, and am about to cross what's clearly a big spot in the game's story. I'm not sure if I'm almost to the end, or starting the third act, but I hope there's a lot of game left. I have a lot of spots on my skill trees I'm interested in unlocking still.

    I have been disappointed in the game's equipment system though. Almost every time I get the plans and/or materials to build a new piece, the ones I've come across to buy are already better. And given how compact the character's stats are, and how little they progress every level, the tiny bumps from one piece to another aren't worth worrying about all that much anyways. I'm also sad that almost none of the equipment changes the character's appearance. That seems woefully outdated for a game today, even one that harkens back to older titles.
     
  19. Desides

    Desides Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    If you're at a very green place with a rainbow bridge, you're at the end of Act 1. There are three acts if you play everything the game has to offer.
     
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    I took all six orbs to the World Tree, and went through the events that followed. After playing a while longer, I realize that there was in fact a lot more game to go.
     
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    Desides Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    You're in Act 2. Act 3 is optional, you have to seek it out. But it can be as long as Act 2, depending on what you do.
     
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    I guess I'll see how I'm feeling at that point. Hidden, optional, post story stuff isnt usually my cup of tea.
     
  23. Desides

    Desides Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    It's basically an entire new game.
     
  24. Unlucky 13

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    I understand what you mean now. Completed the main story in 85 hours, at level 75.
     
  25. Desides

    Desides Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    I had to say it in a way that didn't spoil you!
     
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    I ordered a NES Classic this morning from Amazon "for my kids" for the Holidays. It'll be fun to introduce them to the games that I enjoyed when I was a bit older than they are. I know that my older daughter will love a lot of them.

    And of course I'll spend time with it too :king:
     
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