PWB Heat Death of the Earth (August) 2023

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martTM

New month, same games. Maybe.

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Ollie Ollie World - Grabbed a cheap Switch key from eneba and then picked up the season pass content from the eShop sale. It's good, definitely looks better than the last two games and has more soul thanks to the overarching story. That doesn't mean it's easier, but at least the spread of challenges means you can make progress without having to 100% everything.
Pikmin 4 - Still lovely, and it's getting harder as I get further in. A dislike of tower defense means I'm kind of avoiding the night missions but at some point, I think the game's going to insist I get them done (it's already poking me).

WANT
Blasphemous II - Already pre-ordered, gimme that sweet, sweet horrific world to mess around in once again.
Bomb Rush Cyberfunk - Can't wait. Really, really hope this lives up to the hype and trailers.

BIN
Nothing much, I actually can't complain right now despite (waves at everything).

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Ninchilla

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All I'm really playing at the minute is Horizon Forbidden West, just grabbing a couple of hours here and there as time allows.

Want
Looking forward to Stray Gods, which is out next week. Also Spider-Man 2, in the not-too-distant future. I'm intrigued but not sold on The Expanse. Anything else (FFVII Rebirth, Star Wars Outlaws) is so far off it doesn't even have a release date yet.

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Brian Bloodaxe

I really want Pikmin 4, but I never did finish Pikmin 3 and I have Pikmin 1 on my phone now.

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Gripshift PSP - This game is 18 years old now and it still has some of the most incredible level design I have ever seen. Should be an essential play for anyone who works in games.

Pikmin (see above)

Skies of Arcadia - I am at Pirate Island. You know, 30 minutes in. Determined to actually see more of this game this time.

Zelda TotK - Still great, not quite as excited about it as I was though.

WANT
Somebody else to decorate this room.

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aniki

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The mobile battery continues to be depleted by Honkai: Star Rail and Isle of Arrows, but there's not much new to report on either.

The kid and I finished Portal (again; he completed all but one of the test chambers without assistance, but I had to handle the escape), and have a Portal 2 playthrough that I really need to finish. The TV's Steam Link app and a bluetooth-paired controller work pretty well for slower games, but poor performance crops up from time to time and doesn't really work for that.

Gamepass has a preview of a citybuilder-type game called The Wandering Village which I've enjoyed; it's pretty chill, though monitoring your settlement's situation on the TV isn't as easy as on PC.

Want

I've seen a few YouTubers playing through Viewfinder and it looks 100% up my street. I'm also very keen to get Telltale's The Expanse, though I'm prepared to be disappointed by its under-use of langbelta.

Bin

Cloudpunk has, in a lot of ways, a very cool aesthetic, though the boxy people aren't doing it for me. The major hurdle, though, is the awful voice acting. As much as I enjoyed just wandering around the city, the prospect of having to sit through any more cutscenes or mission briefings is just too much.

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martTM

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I've seen a few YouTubers playing through Viewfinder and it looks 100% up my street.

Did you ever play Superliminal? I can't help but think Viewfinder stole its concept from that, but nobody's called them out on it. Hmm.

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aniki

I can't help but think Viewfinder stole its concept from [Superliminal]

I don't think I had heard of it before, but after watching a couple of youtubelol videos I'm not sure they're really stepping on each other's toes. There's some ovelap of course (Viewfinder arguably also has some Portal DNA in there), but I don't know that they're close enough to say that the concept was stolen.

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big mean bunny

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So I committed to an idea I have always wanted to do which is making videos about old football and football management sim games. I just did a 6 part series playing through Premier Manager 98 and am going to start LMA manager (both on the Ps1) when we get back to Sheffield on Saturday. Which has made me oddly happy to have completed.

Metroid - trying to plod through this when I can but gaming has been difficult the last 2 weeks due to a condition with my face/nerves.

Goldeneye - been having some dabbling on this and still love it.

Want

Some time to properly set up and use my retroid pocket 3+. I feel like everytime I get round to sorting it the battery has died and it goes on charge then never gets used. I wanted to try and get some PSP games on it.

Bin - Bells Palsy, so I celebrated the final day of school by ending up having to go for a stroke assessment, that sounds very dramatic and it was scary but I wasn't feeling great and then noticed that the right side of my face didn't work. It's been a real pain still, but luckily about 2 days ago some of its use and movement has returned, it's been a hindrance to eating, drinking and sleeping and my eye on that side has impacted the amount of gaming I could do.

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martTM

On the plus side though Bunny, you've now got the same condition as legendary wrestling commentator Jim Ross, so you can just walk around going 'BY GOD, THAT MUST BE KANE' all the time without having to explain yourself.

(this is a poor joke as an attempt at lightening the mood, hope you're feeling better soon)

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Garwoofoo

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Tears of the Kingdom - I’m trying really hard to like this but it doesn’t like me back. It’s just so directionless, most sessions seem to end with me either getting stomped flat by something I obviously wasn’t supposed to meet yet or finding a puzzle I can’t be bothered to solve because I am sick of laboriously sticking bits of wood to other bits of wood all the time. Or, most dispiritingly of all, I turn it off having achieved nothing of note apart from plodding around for ages. I’m just finding it really, really boring and sadly I don’t think that’s going to change.

The Last of Us Part 2 - grim as all hell and utterly compelling. I see it’s upset all the usual gaming reactionaries too which is usually the mark of a good game. I haven’t looked into Why exactly for fear of spoilers, but if I had to guess, it’s because this game actually tries to do something different and isn’t just Man With Guns Protects Girl, Part 2. Well, good on them. It’s a brave departure for sure.

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cavalcade

We agree on TotK. it's a formless, boring game, that mistakes structureless freedom as being epic game design. There are plenty of freeform videogame experiences a lot better than this. And one, Banjo Kazooie Nuts and Bolts, did everything TotK does a lot better in 2008 (it even runs at a more stable framerate).

LoU P2 is a masterpiece, but holy fuck is it grim. I'm surprised you haven't worked out what got the red faced men of the internet all riled up, I think it's pretty clear in the opening hour or so. Well, the main thing, there are many other things they got cross about too.

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cavalcade

ending up having to go for a stroke assessment, that sounds very dramatic and it was scary

Imagine actually having one of those and finding out you'd had a stroke though (spoiler alert, that's what happened to me).

Hope you're on the mend

I'm starting to wonder if someone is slipping something into the Society signature gin.

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Smellavision

Play - well, I’m also in the same boat about TOTK, I’m not as in love with it as I was with BOTW. I do love exploration of the sky islands, but the depths are just too annoying.

I’m also coming up against terrible beasties, head off to try and upgrade something or other and forget all about what I was doing in the first place.

Want - Baldurs Gate 3 - not sure where I want to play this, I hear great things about the Mac, but I know it will see more play in the PS5.

Bin. Time. Next week is the first anniversary of my wife’s death, and I’m sure there is something wrong with gravity that is making that year feel like both the shortest and longest period I’ve lived through.

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big mean bunny

That sounds very tough Smell, if we can help in any small way let us know, even if its just arranging another Mario Kart night or something.

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martTM

I am down for therapeutic Mario Kart whenever (and if you ever get to Frankfurt, Smell, there's another night out on the curry waiting!).

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cavalcade

@Smellavision I was thinking about you the other day. It doesn't seem like a year to me either.

Is anyone here still in touch with Wev? I wonder how he's getting on.

Wev is pretty active on rllmuk, and he seems to be getting through it as best he can.

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Diablo 4 (PS5) and Baldur's (Baldurs?) Gate 3 (PC) at the same time. Not a good idea. Diablo 4 I am enjoying a lot more so far, but it's absolutely identical to Diablo 3. Bonk bonk bonk, things fall on ground, collect, bonk bonk bonk, skip story, bonk bonk bonk (also a script I'm developing for a new erotic movie). But it's like crack (not that sort). The refined gameplay loop triggers whatever deep animalistic bit of the brain it's designed to ruin and I've had immense fun playing it and skipping every conversation as fast as I can.

Baldur's is a bit of a harder sell. The opening is utter dogshit, with more sphincters than anyone should have to endure in an RPG. And I am so burned out, still, from a Divinity 2 run with some mates I did during lockdown that I'm not sure I can cope with any more Larian whimsicalness. Lol, talking brain. Fuck off. Lol, interdimensional dragon car chase. FUCK OFF. What is notable is the total way the game changes if you use pad to if you use mouse keys. The former is very fantasy Mass Effect with pauses, the latter is more old school, but disconcerting in how you can spin and traverse the environments. I'm not sure which I prefer. It just about runs on the Steam Deck at 25-40fps, but looks rough, so it'll have to be a main PC job and who has time to not sprawl on a sofa playing games in 2023?

Want
A functioning NHS in Wales

Bin
The usual

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martTM

Additional WANT:
Red Dead Redemption - Because it'll be on Switch and I'll actually play it. Even though I already have it on Backwards Compatibility for Xbox. But hey, never let it be said I'm not an idiot*.

(* not THAT much of an idiot, fuck paying €50 for it, I can wait until a discount)

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feltmonkey

@Smellavision hope you are doing okay. I can't imagine what you have gone through over the last year.

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A functioning NHS in Wales

Amen, brother. Amen.

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Call me feltmonkey. 20-something years ago - never mind how long precisely - having little to no titles in my Steam Library and nothing particular to interest me on PS2, I thought I would play on the Gamecube a little and see the Nintendo part of the world*. It was here, within the game Metroid Prime, that I encountered the beast that would haunt my dreams. My White Whale. Meta-Ridley. Metroid Prime was and still is one of my favourite games of all-time, but I never completed it despite getting to within five minutes of the end, because I couldn't beat Meta-Ridley. Well, the remastered version has bought me face to face with that absolute prick once again. Even though the game now has controls that actually make sense, Meta-Ridley is still a very difficult boss fight. He repelled me effortlessly at first, so I went off and scoured the game for health and missile power-ups and returned determined. He swatted me aside again. Several times. Actually probably a couple of dozen times. But in the end I prevailed, through that bit where he's got about 5% health and for some reason your attacks stop doing any damage. I beat him. After 20 years. I didn't even have to get tangled up in a harpoon rope to do it. I then beat the final boss in about four attempts. Finally, I can say that Metroid Prime is one of the top ten games of all time without that nagging itch at the back of my brain telling me I had unfinished business with it. I'm not going anywhere near a remastered Metroid Prime 2. I didn't get past the first boss in that one.

*I'm abandoning the conceit of rewriting Moby Dick to make it about Metroid Prime here, because at this point Melville starts rambling about spleens and coffins. You try making that fit.

Death Stranding - I'm not really a Kojima guy. I can appreciate, and be excited by, his ideas, his game concepts, and the crazy stories he tells in his games. I love some of his games. But I do bounce off his stuff as often as I get drawn in. So it's probably a strange choice to leap into the most Kojima game Kojima has ever made. I'm enjoying it though. The story is extremely peculiar in every way. The world it builds is unsettling and nonsensical in a way that is clearly deliberate. ilweran and I are brimming with theories. There's a lot of stuff about dead fish, the compulsion to deliver packages, and the gap between the worlds of the living and the dead. You can make your guy have a dump, and his shit gets turned into grenades.

The game itself is a walking simulator, but not in the manner of Firewatch or Dear Esther. It actually simulates walking. Tim Rogers called it the Gran Turismo of walking simulators. You have to keep your balance while carrying increasingly absurd stacks of parcels, trying to avoid turning your ankle on rocks, judging whether you can wade through a stream, and figuring out routes over mountains. When it rains, it's not just cold and miserable (although the atmosphere is so vivid that it definitely feels like the temperature drops) but there's also the possibility that you might get stalked by invisible malevolent spirits of the dead. Fortunately you have a baby in a jar to warn you about them and pinpoint their location. I went into Death Stranding thinking it would just be a self-indulgent oddity, and it definitely is that, but I wasn't expecting to enjoy it as much as I am doing. It is, surprisingly, really good.

Cricket 22 is the latest symptom of my disease which makes me get addicted to any sports game with a solo career mode. It simulates the sport fairly well, which means it can't be much less that okay as cricket is such a consistently fascinating sport, but everything around it is deeply cursed. The weird mannequin models are unsettling. At the start of the match the two captains toss a coin to decide who will bat and who will bowl. The coin goes up, and the two mannequins turn to stare at each other intently for a few seconds. Neither speaks. Then the game announces "Nottinghamshire will bowl" as if these two freakish specimens had decided it telepathically. It's like Scanners. I keep waiting for one of their heads to explode. The fielding animations are comically bad, a standard that does not belong in a commercial product in 2023. They would have been laughed off the PS1. The commentary is consistently wrong. Sometimes players get hit right in the face with the ball, and not only do they not flinch, but the commentator says, "they sway out of the way of the short ball." They didn't sway, and they certainly didn't get out of the way. The game now includes women's cricket, which is great, except they either haven't been able to or haven't taken the time to implement it properly. So for example the game has options for female haircuts, but they can exist on anyone's head. That's a great option for the player character, but the game randomly generates players to fill out the lower-league sides, and in every one of them there are always at least three or four players with clearly wrong gender haircuts. Fast bowlers running in with plaits and ponytails, that sort of thing. In a way, it's very progressive, but it's clearly an accident. I suppose it's better to be inclusive by mistake than not inclusive at all.

A couple of quick mentions of things I've dabbled with over the last few months but not mentioned. Boltgun is great - a Doom-style old-school maze-shooter set in the Warhammer 40K universe. It's fast, fun, characterful, and bombastic.

Bowzer's Inside Story is an RPG adventure on 3DS featuring Mario, Luigi, and all those guys. It's quite light and fun, but to be honest I'm a bit put off by checking how long it is. HLTB has it at 22 hours, which we all know means at least 40 in real terms (why do so many people under-report their completion times on that website? Do they think it earns them hardcore gamer points? idiots.) That's too long for a silly comedy game that doesn't have enough laugh-out-loud jokes.

Want
Game-wise, Baldur's Gate 3, but I'll have to wait until the price comes down a lot.

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Again, game-wise Halo Infinite, perhaps. I know everyone else moved on from this a long time ago. I still dabble a bit in the multiplayer, but it's kind of joyless. The campaign is just rubbish. A great gameplay loop spoiled by a bland open world, a complete nothing of a story, and sod-all of interest to do. The multiplayer is a good arena shooter spoiled by a terrible front-end and a community full of pricks. I only play it for the 30p worth of Microsoft Rewards, really.

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big mean bunny

After a year of plugging away on Lego Star Wars Super Lego Star Wars edition (or whatever it's actual title is) we have finally made it to 700 blocks! Granted this has been an assisted by a 6 year old who likes to make up her own objectives and stories but it's still insane how much is in this game.

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Garwoofoo

I'm not going anywhere near a remastered Metroid Prime 2. I didn't get past the first boss in that one.

Did you play it on the GameCube originally? It was bastard hard, I didn't enjoy it at all. But when they re-released in on the Wii, they overhauled the difficulty to be more like the original. It was far more enjoyable and I think I ended up preferring it to the first game overall.

I'd hope/assume any re-release is based on the Wii Trilogy rather than the original, and keeps the rebalanced difficulty level.

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martTM

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I bought myself an Amiga 500 Mini because why the hell not. Another thing I'll tinker with for a few weeks, then leave to gather dust. But hey, some stone cold classics to enjoy on there before I do…

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cavalcade

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Boltgun, I suspect, will be taught on future game design degree programs as an example of the importance of level design in making a fun and compelling gaming experience. Everything about Boltgun on the surface is great, it looks good, it sounds good, it feels good to shoot things which explode in fountains of blood etc. But the level design is incoherent and without a map (even Doom had a map) by about level 5 or so it's embarrassingly poor - like playing hide and seek in an MC Escher drawing .

If you played the directors cut of Half Life 2 where they explain the thought that went into every room to guide the player's eye to what they want you to look at and where they want you to go (through lighting, geometry, and space), every single lesson in that is avoided here. Near identical corridors and geometry between areas when you're trying to find a key. No directionality indicators in a level to help orientate yourself to if you're going the right way. Sometimes bafflingly weird main path and blatantly obvious secret rooms. etc etc

It's a horror show. I hope modders can carve out the core and then put a decent set of levels to play with the mechanics.

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d0k

Updated computer with a better processor and a – well, the video "card" (onboard chip) still sucks, but it's a small update. The processor is quite a bit better than the low power crap I had before. So what do I do with all this new power? New games? Haha, no, I've been emulating Sega Saturn, PS2, Gamecube, Nintendo DS, and XBox (original) games!

(And honestly, except for on the Saturn, most of the games aren't that good. Sorry. Maybe I'm missing the best ones.)

It's funny how my old computer could run Dreamcast games just fine but Saturn was too powerful. Ahead of its time, I suppose.

So I guess Play: Saturn games, Want: Decent games for everything else, Bin: all the games I've played on those other consoles so far. Yeah.

I guess the PS2 Katamari games are pretty good.

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big mean bunny

Excellent. What has you played then? Saturn is the undisputed king of my heart though. My Saturn stopped working this year but thankfully was just the PSU so revived it with a new one.

I had never heard of it or played it before but Future Cop: LAPD is a bit of a "retro game accounts" social darling, but it's really good as been having a med on it on my Retroid Pocket.

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martTM

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I bought myself an Amiga 500 Mini because why the hell not. Another thing I'll tinker with for a few weeks, then leave to gather dust. But hey, some stone cold classics to enjoy on there before I do…

Genuinely impressed at how well this works. I've always had difficulty getting Amiga emulation to run well - lots of error messages, Guru Meditation, blue screens, etc. But this just… works. And it works perfectly (so far) with WHDLoad files as well, which is a real joy. Spent the afternoon catching up with a bunch of games I haven't played in forever and bar one (Harlequin) appearing to run at double the speed it's meant to, no issues to report. Very happy with this, as much as it has zero importance in the grand scheme of life.

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Garwoofoo

The big problem with Amiga emulation on a PC was that the games were designed to run at 50Hz which made them really jerky on a 60Hz monitor. I’d imagine that a mini console plugged into a modern TV would resolve that issue nicely.

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martTM

It has options to run at both 50 and 60Hz, which is nice. Latest firmware lets you zoom in where games appear in a smaller frame, plus use ADF files if you prefer (and create playlists for them so you don't need to fuck about with disc changes). It's all very lovely.

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big mean bunny

Nice. I got an actual A500 the other year and havent touched it as much as I hoped, and then got the Amiga mini this time last year for my birthday and still havent opened the bloody thing! I might stop being a horder and have a dabble at the weekend.

I did spend some time today playing Championship Manager 3. I got it running (it's Windows 95/98) on an old laptop of my missus that i recently found, the laptop is XP and pre-dates our time together its so old, its a really odd feeling seeing the games screens ago and playing it, as I played so much of it. My brother actually used to just not go work on the days I was due to be back from Uni in 2000 and 2001 as we were sp into our career/save we had.

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d0k

Excellent. What has you played then? Saturn is the undisputed king of my heart though. My Saturn stopped working this year but thankfully was just the PSU so revived it with a new one.

I had never heard of it or played it before but Future Cop: LAPD is a bit of a "retro game accounts" social darling, but it's really good as been having a med on it on my Retroid Pocket.

On Saturn a little of everything, really. My Saturn favorites from back in the day of Daytona USA, Sega Rally Championship, NiGHTs, Panzer Dragoon, VF2, Clockwork Knight, and so on endure to this day, and I remember figuring out the swap trick that got me going with JP games and let me play Nocturne in the Moonlight (JP version of Symphony of the Night) and a couple of other strange games. It's still a good version and you can play as Maria.

I did, for a short time, own both the PS2 and Gamecube, but sold both because I really couldn't find anything worth playing on either. I wasn't a fan of Mario on GC for… ahem… obvious reasons that you all should know about (3d platformers = yuck), nor Metroid Prime for similar control issues, nor many of the other popular games for it. I did get into Simpsons Road Rage, which was the opposite of what most people liked (the GTA-like one that really bored me). And nope, never a fan of Smash Bros. Sorry. PS2 I just remember a bunch of subpar games plus the boring MGS2 and other games that I really couldn't relate to, but at least the Katamari games were good. Trying to figure out any other games worth playing for these two but I'd rather play other things, I think.

Never owned an XBox, and never had any motivation to own one. I've only played a couple of subpar games for it on its emulator given that all the "good" games are… problematic to the time it takes to "acquire" (let's just leave it at that, use your imagination and pretend everything's on the up and up here), and really haven't seen anything too interesting I want to try that I already haven't played on other platforms.

Been replaying these by emulation, and really exploring a part of gaming I haven't experienced in a long time. Also, finding it hard to find any DS game really worth playing besides New Super Mario etc etc.

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feltmonkey

@d0k the obvious choice is Panzer Dragoon Orta on Xbox.

It is kind of difficult to recommend stuff for you because our tastes are very different.

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martTM

Most of me knows I should wait for the reviews and a discount on Bomb Rush Cyberfunk when it drops tomorrow. A tiny part of me suspects it will never, ever live up to the hype and probably be quite janky. And then there's the part that'll probably get it first thing tomorrow after it launches. Ho hum.

Hahahaha I just saw this is €40, nope. Big big nope.

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cavalcade

@d0k the obvious choice is Panzer Dragoon Orta on Xbox.

It is kind of difficult to recommend stuff for you because our tastes are very different.

You two are the Garwoofoo and cavalcade of Society clashing game opinions.

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BeanyFGC

Most of me knows I should wait for the reviews and a discount on Bomb Rush Cyberfunk when it drops tomorrow. A tiny part of me suspects it will never, ever live up to the hype and probably be quite janky. And then there's the part that'll probably get it first thing tomorrow after it launches. Ho hum.

Hahahaha I just saw this is €40, nope. Big big nope.

That's more than I thought….but I've got to get it day one. It ticks every box for me.

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d0k

It is kind of difficult to recommend stuff for you because our tastes are very different.

Well, to be fair, that's the way it is with every single other person on this entire planet and me and not just with gaming, so don't fret.

I have wanted to play that one, though, so thanks. I really did miss an entire console's worth of games but at least I've heard of that one.

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big mean bunny

Finally got through the tutorial on Warhammer 40k Daemonsgate today as got some rare undisturbed time on my PC. Feel like if that had come out pre fatherhood (granted I didnt actually own a PC for years prior to that) this would have been one of my favourite games.

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BeanyFGC

Bomb Rush cyberfunk is perfection! I'm a few hours in and I can't believe how well they delivered on this game. It's unapologetically Jet Set Radio 3. I can easily see people being put off by how the game plays like it's from the 2000's but I can definitely see why people will love it because of that. That's not to say they haven't improved a lot of a little annoying moments from the Jet Set Radio series. For one the camera isn't perfect but it isn't a issue either and you can always just use the analog stick to move it around. Which also helps with tricks being mapped to the face buttons rather than the analog. I think it comes down to the gameplay loop. A few people I've talked to kinda think it's similar to the tony hawk's games, but in all honesty there isn't a lot of tricks you can do. The Jet Set Radio games have always been more about traversing the world hubs. Figuring out how to reach high up places for collectables or to spray paint. This game has hit the nail on the head when it comes to the Jet Set Radio vibes. From the world, characters and the amazing soundtrack. Mart brought up a good point before with the price of the game, and it is higher than I thought it would be. So the best way I could put it if you should buy it or not is how much do you want to play a new JSR game and is it worth the price tag, because the content is there. The game itself is excellent but it's still a indie game at the end of the day. For me it's easily worth it and to be honest I can't really believe that this game exists. I hope it sells well for more Bomb Rush Cyberfunk games in the future.

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martTM

Goddamn it, beany. Goddamn it. :laughing:

The distinct lack of reviews for this one has me still quite cautious. But what I have seen, the complaints about the combat not being great or the controls being quite janky… well, while it's likely true, I can't help but think those people haven't played JSR in a long time and have their rose-tinted glasses on. JSR is janky as hell! But the game overcomes that and is fun to play. I suspect the same is true here.

I still want it. But man… €40. You're not helping, beany. :laughing:

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BeanyFGC

Ok I'm pretty far into the game now and it's not going to get easier I'm afraid. I'm doubling down and saying it's incredible still. I forgot to mention the combat though and I agree with what most people are saying. It's not great, but you barely have to use it. I normally just stake pass the enemies. Weirdly, I'm glad it's in the game though. It work decent on some of the boss battles and even than it's mostly about finding a way to get to them and kicking them. Also, I can't say it feels janky to me. Maybe I'm in the opposite side of things and being too kind considering I've played a lot of JSR, but it feels pretty polished to me. I'll probably post about this again when I've completed it. So I'll just say. I think you'll love it, but it's €40 for an amazing JSR game that's only around 8ish hours for the campaign. Which is short for that price. So I'll say that's the best advice I could give. I can see the reasoning for buying the game now and waiting for a discount later on.

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martTM

Decision made, I think: I'll get it, but not yet. Not specifically because of the price, but I'm in the final stages of finishing Pikmin 4 and then Blasphemous 2 is out Thursday. One game at a time. :laughing:

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big mean bunny

So been playing some Super Mario 3D world on the Wii U. Its quite interesting how the game works in two player with the Wii screen (did that actually have a name?) when playing with my kid she finds the endless running levels too challenging, so I sometimes will carry her whilst she uses the screen and stylus to stop things or collect the coins.


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