[The video game thread]

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Post by Heinrad » Fri May 29, 2020 1:08 am

I'm loving the special editions, but the special editions seem to be getting less and less.... well.... special.

Senran Kagura Burst re:Newal Tailor Made Edition for the PS4: And I was able to stick to my guns on this one. I vowed to myself that when I got this game(because I knew I would. It's Senran Kagura), I wouldn't pay full price. It's not the fault of the Marvelous! or XSEED, but Sony and their sacrificing of cheesecake on the altar of public opinion. I admit it, I don't really use the interactive mode(it was a lot more fun on the original 3DS version), but it's more the fact that Sony just gave up instead of saying "Okay, if you don't want little Timmy to interact with anime ninja girls, maybe don't let him buy the game". Yeah, I know, I'm sure there were more points they brought up, at least I hope there were, but it's more the fact that they'll let triple A games have nudity, sex, and violence, but the more niche games get it in the neck. Since I got a new, unopened copy for far less than retail, I'm wondering if I'm not the only one to think this way. C'mon, Marvelous! and XSEED! Go over to the Switch! Everybody and their uncle bought one! Although at this point, all the work they had to redo on the announced Senran Kagura 7 should have made them want to tell Sony to pound sand and move over to Switch.

Wow. I guess I'm still annoyed about this whole thing.

EDIT: And I was still so annoyed, I forgot to say why the special edition wasn't as wonderfully special. They've been putting less and less in for extras.

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Re: [The video game thread]

Post by HeavyArms » Sun May 31, 2020 5:55 am

I've finished the story mode for Grand Theft Auto V and I will now be trying to gold a bunch of missions and try out the Director mode and the online section.

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Post by ganon578 » Tue Jun 02, 2020 6:24 pm

A small sale and I downloaded the last map for theHunter: Vurhonga Savanna. Haven't played it yet, but I will in time.

There's also the Days of Play Playstation sale starting tomorrow here in the States, so i will check that out (not that I need any more games, but c'mon).

And if I hadn't mentioned previously (I suffer from CRS) I downloaded Revenge of the Bird King on Switch. It's an Indie retro platformer which was $0.01. You play as a half-eagle half-man who can plant 'gun seeds' to grow guns to use, a huge knife to break walls and cut things, etc. It's absurd. But kind of fun. And it was dirt cheap, so there's that.

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Post by HeavyArms » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:21 am

WWE Smackdown: Shut Your Mouth - Another one for my wrestling video game collection.

South Park: The Fractured but Whole - Bought from EB Games for $10.

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Re: [The video game thread]

Post by HeavyArms » Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:34 am

Days Gone - Bought it while it was cheap and because I like Sam Witwer, so I wanted to support him.

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Post by Hound » Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:53 pm

Sam Witwer is so awesome right? I've watched a handful of interviews with that guy. The rest of the world only thinks they're Star Wars fans, he's next level, and he's just genuinely cool. I don't do Zombie Horror though.

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Post by HeavyArms » Sun Jun 21, 2020 5:47 am

Hound wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:53 pm
Sam Witwer is so awesome right? I've watched a handful of interviews with that guy. The rest of the world only thinks they're Star Wars fans, he's next level, and he's just genuinely cool. I don't do Zombie Horror though.
He's very cool, he's Star Wars knowledge is very deep and I think he's knowledge of other sci-fi series, like Star Trek, is pretty good as well. I can understand how someone might not be into Zombie Horror.

I've pretty much finished with Grand Theft Auto V, I've just got to play a match of Tennis in the online mode, I think.

Metro: Exodus - Bought during EB Games' sale at half-price.

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Re: [The video game thread]

Post by ganon578 » Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:59 pm

A couple new pickups over the last few weeks:

Ratchet & Clank (PS4): Half off sale. I wanted something lighthearted to play with the kids, and it does the job.

God of War (PS4): Also half off, but on disc through Amazon. Not kid friendly (LOL) but a very good game. Haven't played too much of it, but it's been enjoyable.

And I re-upped my PS+ membership for the first time in a couple years, so I (re)downloaded a few titles that I enjoyed back then: Transformers: Devastation, Gauntlet Slayer Edition, etc.

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Post by angloconvoy » Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:32 pm

HeavyArms wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:34 am
Days Gone - Bought it while it was cheap and because I like Sam Witwer, so I wanted to support him.
I didn't know Sam Witwer was in it. I always found him very likeable. Might give it a look next time I see it on sale.

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Post by HeavyArms » Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:17 am

The Last of Us Part II Special Edition - Bought from JB Hi-Fi.

Finished with GTA V, I'll move back to Lego Batman 3 and Gears Of War: Judgement and finish them off.

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Post by Heinrad » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:22 pm

Terminator Resistance - While Wolfenstein 3D is probably my favorite FPS of all time(the original), I did have a lot of fun with a few Terminator games put out by Bethesda years ago, especially the game Future Shock. I've been wanting something like it for years now, and Resistance comes pretty close to bringing that feeling of fun back. It's not perfect(whoever came up with the lockpicking thing for it can have their nostril hairs spontaneously combust), and the ultravision goggles are a neat idea, but I don't think they intended the player to be able to see assets being loaded in.

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Re: [The video game thread]

Post by HeavyArms » Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:15 am

Devil May Cry V - Bought from EB Games during their mid-year sale.

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