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    DOOM Doomed?

    Gamestop had a 50% bonus trade in credit going over the weekend and I knew I would never touch Uncharted 4 again, so I went ahead and picked this up. I'm only on the second level. So far, it's okay, but I think I like Doom 3 better. Of course Doom 1 and 2 are untouchable classics. I actually...
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    Uncharted 4

    22 plus a bonus "level". But since most of the early game is a tutorial, at the start of the Scotland cave, you're perhaps only 30% of the way through the game. For me, chapters 9-15 were the best part of the game.
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    Why did it take so long for RPG's to become popular in the west?

    What's the story with Deep Down ? Is it vaporware ? I was looking forward to it. I don't like the Witcher either. But one other cool RPG I forgot to mention was STALKER. I had fun with that.
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    Why did it take so long for RPG's to become popular in the west?

    When I was a kid, I remember looking down my nose at friends that were playing FF on NES. I was playing Ultima, Bard's Tale, M&M, Wizardry and the SSI D&D games on computer. I had Phantasy Star on Genesis, and thought it was a good game. But otherwise, I never got into JRPGs. Later I was...
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    Uncharted 4

    Finished the SP game. Final treasure count was 44. I looked for them but didn't scour every inch of the map. So in my final review, I'd give the graphics a 10. The story an 8. The gameplay was maybe a 7. Some levels were fun. Some I couldn't wait to just get it over with. I got pretty tired of...
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    Dark Souls 3

    I wondered why I have never had to repair a weapon even once the entire game. Every time I checked in at the blacksmith, they were always in 100% condition. Repair powder is basically useless. Between that and the lack of poise, FROM made some weird choices with DS3. I can't help but think they...
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    DOOM Doomed?

    it's a shame they did that. I stopped playing most MP FPS games when that trend started. Games that are less about pure skill and more about unlocking perks through grinding.
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    Uncharted 4

    I knew about the journal pictures being added after inspecting the oil paintings. What I'm complaining about is that I found it difficult to actually see the star patterns on the sigils as I was rotating them. I was referencing the journal pictures and thinking okay, this one needs 3 stars on...
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    Uncharted 4

    I think it's undeniable the graphics are one of the big draws of the game. I was a little harsh in my earlier criticism. Levels 12 and 13 were a blast. But I don't like watching 5 minute cut scenes. The first several chapters were boring. I can see where others like comixbooks and yourgrandma...
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    Uncharted 4

    I'm playing on normal and they seem like bullet sponges to me. I just finished chapter 11. Some of the punks on the motorcycles took way too many shots before going down. It's a well polished game, but the shooting and platforming are not my epitome of excellent gameplay. It's just very...
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    Uncharted 4

    So I can resell it.
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    Uncharted 4

    I finished the Scotland level tonight and made good progress in Madagascar. I was bored in the beginning but the game has picked up considerably.
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    Dark Souls 3

    I think the only NPC story I managed to complete was Seigward's. I've glanced at some FAQs, and many of the NPC progressions are so convoluted. I'd rather experience it organically, than needing to consult a guide to make sure I don't break someone's quest line.
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    Dark Souls 3

    I remember reviews saying the Xbox One version runs noticeably worse than PS4. DS3 uses the Bloodborne engine which was developed on PS4. There has only been one spot in the game where I even noticed the frame rate slowing down. Specifically around Dragon Barracks bonfire inside Lothric Castle...
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    Uncharted 4

    I'm up to the party inside the mansion. So far, the gameplay has been a little underwhelming. Half the game has been cinematic scenes. All of the quick time like events in melee, the grappling hook and some of the jumps seem unrealistic. I feel like spider-man. The shooting is ok, I guess. What...
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    DOOM Doomed?

    I'm pretty skeptical of the new Doom. Game seemed to be in development hell for a long time. And I know Carmack isn't involved with id anymore. Also I saw they already have the game discounted on the playstation store. That's not a good sign. Maybe I will rent it out of curiosity, but I'm not...
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    Uncharted 4

    Just got back from gamestop. I'm downloading the 5GB update file as I type. I had a lot of fun with Uncharted 2 MP. I skipped 3. Wasn't sure if I was going to buy 4, but all the positive reviews and hype over the graphics was too much to resist.
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    Dark Souls 3

    Yeah I'm furious to learn that. I don't even feel like playing anymore. I wasted 41 points on vitality so I could wear the cathedral and gundyr's pieces and maintain rolling speed. The sword does ok damage when I'm wearing the right pontiff eye ring, and get a 3-4 attacks in, but still not the...
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    Uncharted 4

    Hard to imagine you could ever sell it for significantly more than you paid. Are any US retailers breaking the street date on this game ? Would love to start playing today.
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    Dark Souls 3

    I just realized I'm supposed to actually kill that ancient Wyvern on Archdragon peak. I thought at first, it was an option like the dragons in Demons Souls world 1. Then got to the next fog gate and can't get through. Also just read in the console DS3 thread that poise isn't working ? WTF.
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    Dark Souls 3

    I didn't like Dark Souls 2. But can't comment much on the level design. I bought the Scholar of the First Sin PS4 edition and only played for an hour or two before trading it in. Coming from Demons and DS1, the movement just felt broken.
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    Dark Souls 3

    I could imagine how hard the game is with a Faith build. I didn't mess with magic. Put most all my points into vigor, endurance, and vitality. I like wearing stout armor and keeping the 70% roll speed. Some of those bosses were still a pain in the ass, even with a poise of 30 and +10 fire longsword.
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    Dark Souls 3

    Yeah I didn't even get inside the castle structure or whatever yet. It made me think it could be a Sen's Fortress type level. I don't know yet.
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    Dark Souls 3

    Just made it to the Kiln of the First Flame. (45 hours on my save) This game is huge. The levels are so expansive. I still haven't explored Archdragon peak. I just found it today and summoned a mad phantom, who turned on me and I killed him, and then I was invaded with only 1 estus left, and...
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    Dark Souls 3

    I just got to that snow city and found out I have never upgraded my estes flask. Holy Shit. Burned them all and went to +5. Used to take 4-5 flasks to refill my health, now one almost fills it up. Game suddenly became much easier.
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    Dark Souls 3

    On certain levels, it does seem like there are too many. Quite a few times, I went from one bonfire to the next without dying. I think FROM did it to appease all of the complainers that the last souls games were too hard. Cathedral of the Deep did it right. Only a few bonfires but lots of...
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    Dark Souls 3

    Yeah probably like how Kings Field and Shadow Tower influenced Souls. Souls will influence the new IP.
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    Dark Souls 3

    I doubt Bloodborne is getting any sequels. Miyazaki said in an interview something like it was too limiting. From what I have read, DS3 does incorporate some of Bloodborne's concepts though. I think he also mentioned wanting to do a new IP. But based on its success, I think we can certainly...
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    Dark Souls 3

    I don't know about the quality of the PC ports, I played them on console. IMO DS1 is easily the superior game. It was directed by the creator of the souls franchise. DS2 was made by a "B" team and it really shows.
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    BLOODBORNE - Gamescom gameplay trailer

    I beat Demons and Dark 1. I mostly used a heavy armor shield type build in those games. I was getting beat up good the first 6 hours I played BB. Then I started adapting more, started upgrading my weapon and getting really aggressive and the game has suddenly become much easier. I'm only at the...
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    BLOODBORNE - Gamescom gameplay trailer

    The first area of the game is rough until you upgrade your weapon. I was getting my ass handed to me by anything more than 1 villager or dog at a time. Take blood shards to the workbench in hunters dream and get at least +1. Just with a +1 saw, I was capable of engaging the hooded brutes and...
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    You can tell they skimped on build quality compared to PS3. I get vibrations from the BD drive spinning. But at least they didn't gimp the hw as bad as the other consoles.
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    BLOODBORNE - Gamescom gameplay trailer

    So far the environment is very drab compared to DS. Better graphics, but DS was "Prettier". But I'm not far yet. I never played DS2. When I bought BB, I noticed the poster for a PS4 remaster DS2. I might give it a shot a few months from now, after I have played through all of Bloodborne's...
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    BLOODBORNE - Gamescom gameplay trailer

    I have killed both the werewolves, and made it into a sewer once, but can't get back without dying. Good to know the lever to open the shortcut is soon. I can still get owned by the mobs at the start of yarnham central. I'm still just messing around. Haven't leveled or anything. I started with...
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    BLOODBORNE - Gamescom gameplay trailer

    No chance of it coming to PC. Sony owns the IP. It's like Demons Souls on PS3, Bloodborne will remain exclusive, guaranteed. But there is a good chance From's next game will be multiplatform. I believe I heard the B team is already working on Dark Souls 3. And Miyazaki should have time to do...
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    BLOODBORNE - Gamescom gameplay trailer

    Waiting to buy a retail copy in 12 hours. This game is gonna be awesome. Reviews are great. I haven't read any details to avoid spoilers, but it should easily crack 90 on metacritic. Really liking what I hear so far. :cool: edit: I'm not concerned about load time.
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    BLOODBORNE - Gamescom gameplay trailer

    I'm giving them the benefit of the doubt. I think there are new character customizations that will take the place of the souls games str, dex, faith, magic styles. They are just trying to mix it up a little. I'd be worried if it wasn't a game from the masters. :cool: Look at poor...
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    BLOODBORNE - Gamescom gameplay trailer

    A bunch of press preview impressions: http://m.neogaf.com/showthread.php?t=1011286 Regarding the day and night cycle, I'm guessing the areas are more dangerous at night. And it sounds like the gameplay is considerably faster than souls games.
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    BLOODBORNE - Gamescom gameplay trailer

    Your wallet should be ready just in case. :D
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    Uncharted 4 delayed until Q1 2016

    Disappointing, but for the best if it's not ready. But Bloodborne made me buy one anyway. I held off cause there still aren't any next gen games out today I'd buy. But the investment will be worth it in the long run. UC4 will be sweet. And I'd buy the console for Bloodborne alone. I hope...
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