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10582 No. 10582 Stickied hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [Last 50 posts]
Let's play some games together already!
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>> No. 12297 [Edit]
Dota 2 patch 7.00 hits in 2-3 hours.
>> No. 12375 [Edit]

Let's be friends!
>> No. 13355 [Edit]
Apologies for the late delay. Magicka 1.

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13572 No. 13572 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
This is my first Yakuza game.

I am absolutely blown away by how anti-fun these boss fights are. I have never in all my years of gaming experienced boss fights so insufferable, so infuriating, so unfair.

I LOVE getting stunlocked in a single hit while the boss's combo is impossible to interrupt. Getting my control of the character taken away from me instantly and repeatedly is so immersive. Pausing five times during a boss fight to use health items really adds a nice gameplay flow. It's so awesome how the prompt for heat moves has no audio cue while being relegated to the upper right corner of the screen, nowhere near where the action is happening. And the icing on the cake is bosses who regenerate health while they are supposed to be winded, as if the Kingdom Hearts-tier health bar wasn't enough.

These game design choices don't make sense to me. I'm gonna persevere through this shit show because they got me hooked on Kiryu, Majima and the wacky side quests, but I'm going to be cursing the fine people at SEGA every step of the way for signing off on something so uniquely aggravating.

Anyway, does it get better with the other games?

I'm thinking next I will play 0, then 6, then Kiwami 2. Is that a good order?

Or if you have any thoughts about the series you would like to share, please do.
>> No. 13573 [Edit]
Incredible. I just threw a chair at a boss and watched it clip through his body. I guess breakdancing makes you invincible?

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5436 No. 5436 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Anyone here for a spot of fighting games?
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>> No. 13444 [Edit]
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How's Boxer in Zero3?
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Onsen stage

Guile's sonic boom vs Urien's Aegis Reflector. Nice.
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Does KOF: All Stars count as a fighting game related? It's a action RPG.

No. 12251 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Watcha playing?

Anyone else playing Granblue Fantasy? You can collect waifus and aidorus.

Mod edit: Do not make a mockery of waifuism like this here.
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>> No. 12580 [Edit]
I try to play Elite which I dropped like 2 years ago... and they only added more grind. How is this even possible?!
It's like Frontier actually wanted to only have empty soulless grind in game. I regret paying 20 english dubloons for Horizons expansion.

There was a game parody called Progress Quest where you'd only press a button and the "game" would proceed to play itself pretending it's repeating pointless quests, filling meaningless bars and changing stats.
Elite feels exactly like that except you have to do every painful task by hand. And then in multiplayer you can lose months of arduous progress at any moment because other players armed with latest toys both in and out of game are waiting to fuck you up in the smuggiest ways possible. At least it's possible to avoid that with solo mode.

I ignored past experience because I was desperate for fun space ship things, I wanted it to be good. Visually it's still alright and audio is very good but the gameplay is so, so bad.
LARPing on forums seems to be bigger than actual in game content, maybe they're having crazy fun over there but I don't know and don't care about any of that.
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I got a Nagato in Azur Lane, yay!
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I prefer Kongo (Azure Lane's version is better than Kantai Collection version) but this is fine too.

Also American McGee's Alice.
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Brunette ALICE seems weird. I guess the DISNEY version has better marketing

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7066 No. 7066 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Thread for random video game-related news, so we don't have a bunch of small dead threads
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>> No. 13459 [Edit]
Sekiro is proving to be too hard for gaming "journalists". Haha.
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AI KIZUNA guest-stars in Azure Lane?
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Best VR system today~
Is VR going to changing gaming forever?

Back to FF14...
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<p align="center"><a href="" target="_blank">손오공</a> - 손오공</p>
<p align="center"><a href="" target="_blank">블랙홀</a> - 블랙홀</p>
<p align="center"><a href="" target="_blank">통기계버전</a> - 통기계버전</p>
<p align="center"><a href="" target="_blank">추억게임</a> - 추억게임</p>
<p align="center"><a href="" target="_blank">고전게임</a> - 고전게임</p>
<p align="center"><a href="" target="_blank">오락실</a> - 오락실</p>

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<p><a href="" target="_blank" title="추억게임">추억게임</a></p>
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13524 No. 13524 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
It's that time of year again!
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>> No. 13564 [Edit]
"You're breathtaking" was the best part of E3 2019. Hahah.
>> No. 13566 [Edit]
I hate what CDProjekt is doing.
Their diluted RPG formula combined with their meme reputation of "the good guys" and "RPG/PC saviours" is inflicting enormous damage to the genre.
Oh I still remember how their new game was supposed to bring RPG's back closer to its pen and paper ideal. No one remembers these announcements now.
They slid back into their wide audience milking comfort zone and plebs are gobbling it all up like hungry pelicans.
Also they have one of the world's worst actors on board now. Just kill me.
>> No. 13567 [Edit]
You say that as if they had much of a choice in those decisions.
>> No. 13568 [Edit]
They really had. They specifically picked a pnp RPG to adapt, they had an enormous budget to utilize and a lot of faithful fans (fanboys?) who would have accepted anything, even shit wildly straying from the mainstream.
They chose to squander the opportunity.

There's no reason for CP2077 it to be tied with CP2020 game anymore. Lore alone isn't enough to justify the connection. They could have slapped together their own standard futuristic setting and called it a day.

Years ago when it was announced it was supposed to have all that stuff cRPG's were known for back in the day- a blank slate player character, a wide selection of classes, deep and reasonably adapted mechanics.
Now it's trimmed down to 3 combat oriented classes tied to one defined player character. Who seems to be some uninteresting douchebag I have no business playing as, and have little hope of significantly altering the character to my liking.
It's shaping up to be just another "role" playing game, where you play the role as assigned to you by the devs. Where choice is possible only within a narrow scope of staying in-character.
In the predefined fucking character.

Have you ever wondered what lies at the very core of a traditional RPG? The most important thing which trumps everything else?
It's player agency.
Usually bound by rules of the setting of course, but within the confines of that world a player must have the full freedom of action. Actions carry consequences which shape everything about the world the players are in and so on. That's the whole point of role playing games.
It demonstrates to the players that they matter. That their will makes the game.
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13476 No. 13476 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Does anyone else love the concept of arcades, but find themselves at a complete loss of what to do when actually at one?
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There aren't any arcades around here, or at least not ones with legitimate games. Makes me kind of sad, I'd like to go to one.
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Went to an arcade that had a Silent Scope; Bone Eater machine. Never played one of those before, thought it was neat.

>If you're on a budget you have to be smart about what you play.
Some arcades let you pay per hour, which makes things a bit more reasonable. Doing that you can load up machines with as many credits as you want.

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Arcades are dying where I am. Mainly games where you can win a prize.
>> No. 13563 [Edit]

They still have some arcade games at my local movie theater but i never see anybody playing them.

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13374 No. 13374 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Have any of you played around with VR? If so what kind of things have you used it for? and what has your experience with it been like?
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>> No. 13555 [Edit]
Wouldn't it be weird to be in a virtual world of anime girls only for them to speak with the voice of men?
>> No. 13556 [Edit]
My thoughts exactly.
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>I have to ask, how different is the Asian internet compared to the western one?
What do you mean? Asian people on the internet? Asian websites? Asian internet connection quality?

Cute avatars are still cute if the player is male.
There are a lot of mute players that don't use their mice or use text to speech.
And there is a surprising high number of female players I'd guess maybe 1/4.
People with voice changer also exist but are easy to recognise.
I'm mostly speaking about the Asian community, the only westerners I have as friends are Weeaboos, Koreaboos and people that learn Japanese.
>> No. 13561 [Edit]
Asian websites. Is it that different? There’s a crowd that acts like textboards and futaba are the promised land but it doesn’t seem that different.

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11700 No. 11700 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Who else here prefers old video games over new?

I know people are probably sick of hearing this but I just have such incredible nostalgia for the games of the late 90s and early 2000s. It felt like every major release was something I was excited about, and they were games that other people were excited about too - Majora's Mask, Final Fantasy X, Metroid Prime, etc. Now every headline-grabbing game is yet another generic open world RPG and/or FPS, and I just don't feel like keeping up with the mainstream gaming community at all. I played 2 hours of Skyrim and it bored me to tears. Fallout 4 is such a normie thing, it's disgusting. I basically only play Nintendo games and other japanese games now.

I'm pretty excited about The Last Guardian and Shenmue 3 though, and other people are excited about those too. Gives me some hope.
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>> No. 13552 [Edit]
I prefer newer games over older games with a few exceptions.
In my opinion most old games are only better because you played them earlier with less experience. If you play part 5 of a series it's not as fresh as part 1.
Old games often have a lot of problems like awful controls or annoying mechanics.

Squeals often have their own problems because thy try to be interesting for new and old players.
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Street Fighter 5 dumb down a lot of Street Fighter mechanics rather than do a good tutorial....
It's perplexing that the best intro into fighting games 101 is one done by a fan:
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For iterative game series, such as meltyblood, what you say is true.
Every sucessive game adds a lot more things and fixes problems with the previous games, and adds a lot more overall polish and makes for a more enjoyable fighter.

But when I think of new vs old, I'm comparing Xenogears to Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
Same type of game, same genre, but very different games for very different eras.... and all I see is a gigantic leap backwards when it comes to the overall experience of enjoying the story and combat systems.
>> No. 13559 [Edit]
I generally agree with your sentiment, but the filters on that screenshot look bad.

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13491 No. 13491 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Are there any strategy games that never compromise on the scale? I hate big goofy units representing armies fighting. I want to see the whole battle to scale. The whole city to scale. Everything in full. Does that exist?
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>> No. 13514 [Edit]
Regarding WW2 RTS I think Men of war is much better.
>> No. 13515 [Edit]
Who cares about balance? This isn't about abstract games that need to fiddle with arbitrary rules so no player feels offended, it's about simulating battle to scale. War isn't balanced.

>US Civil War
Ultimate General?
>> No. 13546 [Edit]
Mod Total Annihilation with old-timey units?
>> No. 13551 [Edit]
Spring 1944 is an open source World War 2 game that is inspired by Total Annihilation.
The Spring engine was originally made for a Total Annihilation clone and there are other games using the same engine.
It's free so you can just try it.

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13495 No. 13495 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
What do you think the best game console is?
I know emulators make this largely irrelevant, but if you had to have one console in your room with every game available to it, what would it be?
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Are all PS1 and PS2 games backwards compatible in a PS3?
>> No. 13548 [Edit]
I believe so. The PS3 even provides anti-aliasing for PS2 games I think.
>> No. 13549 [Edit]
I believe it's the majority of games with a handful of exceptions, and only the original 60GB and 20GB launch models are backward compatible. They removed that thanks to retards who kept crying about the console's price tag. The 80GB Metal Gear Solid PS3 had it via emulation but I think it was removed in a softwear update.
>> No. 13550 [Edit]
If we don't count the PC the only home console I have is the Switch so the answer is trivial.
I do plan to get the PS5 though, because it can play all PS4 games, so maybe the PS5 if you include all PS4 games.
Also old consoles and retro games are overrated.

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