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Post by Pr4wn on Thu 30 Mar - 4:13

Nice new thread to start!

I'm on Mass Effect Andromeda for the time being. Think the negative press is way overblown, I'm really enjoying it so far.

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Post by Hero on Thu 30 Mar - 5:00

Not really ever tried the Mass Effect series and have the original trilogy free with EA Access so should really go through them.
Still on Overwatch here, level 209 atm and maining between D.Va and Symmetra currently.

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Post by Pr4wn on Thu 30 Mar - 5:47

But you're on XB1, right?

You really should try Mass Effect. I loved all of the original trilogy.

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Post by compelling and rich on Thu 30 Mar - 7:33

bit late but finally got round to playing arkham night.

ive downloaded mass effect from ea access but havent played any of them

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Post by rick_dagless on Thu 30 Mar - 17:18

Zelda Breath of the Wild

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Post by Derbymanc on Thu 30 Mar - 17:27

I'm slogging through Arkham City again, I loved Arkham Knight and the new one, whatever it's called but seem to find City a ballache (I hate the bits with Catwoman) although I had to laugh at the game ending after a couple of bad choices.

I'm also to my absolute shame, engrossed with Clicker Hero's on Steam, why? I have no idea it's a stupid concept and a stupid game but i gotta keep clicking them baddies

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Post by President Trump on Thu 30 Mar - 19:02

I have started FF15 so i'll be on that for awhile and I just the Premium for Battlefield One, the new map on the DLC are brilliant

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Post by Pr4wn on Thu 30 Mar - 23:19

Arkham City was by far the worst in the Arkham series, imho.

There's not a single Switch available here in Toronto, all sold out. So Zelda will have to wait, sadly.

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Post by TrailApe on Fri 31 Mar - 20:04

I'm on Andromeda at the minute and I can't understand the negativity.

Sure there are a few glitches, some of which can be quite amusing or frustrating in equal measure, but hells teeth, what do people want? I'm thinking the sort of gameplay some are calling for will be waaayy beyond the average 3 year old PC that most people have got.

And I'll admit it's taking a while to find out all of the stuff behind the scenes like research and How-To-Buy-Bad-Ass Assault Rifles etc. but it's still a good game - and with future patches and DLC can only get better.

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Post by Derbymanc on Fri 31 Mar - 20:32

I find it really stops and starts Pr4wn, I actually nearly turned it off last night thinking i'd finished it (couldn't find anything else to do) ran about the city for 15 mins and then it flashed up saying i had to go and pick up the cure. Stoopid thing. (I really really hate the catwoman parts as well)

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Post by Pr4wn on Fri 31 Mar - 23:37

Agreed, Derby. I also found that I got lost around the city way too often, not knowing where to go next for a quest etc.

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Post by President Trump on Sat 1 Apr - 0:50

TrailApe wrote:I'm on Andromeda at the minute and I can't understand the negativity.

Sure there are a few glitches, some of which can be quite amusing or frustrating in equal measure, but hells teeth, what do people want? I'm thinking the sort of gameplay some are calling for will be waaayy beyond the average 3 year old PC that most people have got.

And I'll admit it's taking a while to find out all of the stuff behind the scenes like research and How-To-Buy-Bad-Ass Assault Rifles etc. but it's still a good game - and with future patches and DLC can only get better.


Anyone else find that line really sad, a game shouldn't have to get patched and have more content to be a good game, sad times

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Post by Pr4wn on Sat 1 Apr - 0:53

Agreed. I'm sick of games being released when they're clearly not finished yet.

Also, EA's habit of milking their customers with DLC does my head in.

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Post by FreekShow on Sun 2 Apr - 5:45

rick_dagless wrote:Zelda Breath of the Wild

Just finished this today. The most enjoyable 4 weeks of gaming I've ever had. 11/10.

It even justifies the 400 quid outlay on the Switch Laugh

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Post by compelling and rich on Tue 4 Apr - 20:19

games with gold have some cracking titles this month

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Post by Derbymanc on Sun 9 Apr - 17:44

It appears I have finished Arham City (just not all the riddles) but I've spent 2 days running around trying to activate the main missions again after the last Catwoman level against two--face. Dunno but this just seemed meh and didn't feel like an end at all.

Arkham Origins now, lets hope that's better

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Post by Guest on Wed 12 Apr - 0:09

I've not long finished Horizon which I really enjoyed

Bought the Uncharted collection and started the first one but I'm really not enjoying it. All seems a bit average. Also picked up day of the tentacle on PS store for like 3 quid which is a bargain for a bit of nostalgia

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Post by Derbymanc on Wed 12 Apr - 0:19

DOTT is brilliant, Sam N Max is the bees knees though :-). I started with Uncharted 3 which got me right into it, i read up on 1 and 2 and there were a lot of meh reviews so i haven't bothered (yet)

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Post by Pr4wn on Wed 12 Apr - 0:50

Uncharted 4 was great fun, if a little linear.

DOTT is a total classic. Love point-and-click games like that and Broken Sword.

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Post by GSC on Wed 19 Apr - 4:10

Thought Mass Effect Andromeda was excellent but probably with the caveat I played after they patched a lot out I guess. Built to stand alone to the original trilogy so nobody needs to chug through those (though 2 and 3 are also excellent and free with EA Access if you haven't played them).
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Post by FreekShow on Sun 23 Apr - 22:59

Despite the awful reviews and general backlash I bought Kick Off Revival yesterday and wow...

How in this day and age they've managed to completely butcher one of the best football games ever made is beyond me. It's that bad you just HAVE to play it!!

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Post by GSC on Wed 3 May - 18:34

Might dig out the Witcher3 since I never really got started with it first time round. Worth putting time into?
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Post by rick_dagless on Wed 3 May - 18:46

Fantastic game, GSC, if you like your action RPG's

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Post by Scottrf on Wed 3 May - 19:22

Dota 2 again Shocked

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Post by rick_dagless on Wed 3 May - 19:43

Scottrf wrote:Dota 2 again Shocked

Same thing happens with me with Diablo III

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Post by compelling and rich on Wed 3 May - 20:30

GSC wrote:Might dig out the Witcher3 since I never really got started with it first time round. Worth putting time into?

yeah definitely, one of the best games ive played recently

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Post by Pr4wn on Wed 3 May - 22:27

Loved the story and exploration of Waitcher 3 but I couldn't get on with the combat. Found it clunky.

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Post by GSC on Thu 4 May - 0:24

I'm a big fan of most Bioware games, so would assume the story elements would appeal. Think I bought it around the time Legion came out so never got round to it.
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Post by Derbymanc on Sat 13 May - 17:51

Aliens Vs Predator (FPS) on PS3. It's pretty good to be fair and a lot similar (in style) to Star Wars rebel commander (or whatever it's called) Short levels but quite difficult. Also has scared the crap out of me in places (not as bad as Alien Isolation though)

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Post by Pr4wn on Mon 15 May - 22:43

I just started Little Nightmares. Great fun!

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Post by profitius on Wed 24 May - 6:21

The walking dead game. It's the original game. Bought about 18 months ago on a steam sale but only just started playing it. Must say it's very good. If you're a fan of TWD you'll like it. It's probably a cross between tv and games rather than a normal game.
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Post by Pr4wn on Wed 24 May - 6:56

Made my Telltale, it's fantastic. Also really enjoyed The Wolf Among Us. I'm actually currently playing Tales From the Borderlands which is free on PS4 this month.

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Post by Derbymanc on Wed 24 May - 17:38

I tried the back to the future one and got bored, tried the Jurassic Park one and couldn't get into it, need to check the Borderlands one to see if i can get into that.

Am now playing punch club after completing hotline Miami, I tried no.2 but found it really difficult and wasn't enjoying it.

Punch club is brilliant though. takes a little while to get into it but I love it.

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Post by GSC on Wed 24 May - 18:06

The borderlands telltale game is pretty good.

The rest tend to be fairly mediocre in my experience.
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Post by compelling and rich on Wed 24 May - 20:33

i tried the walking dead, couldnt get into it. think i need a bit more free role

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Post by GSC on Wed 24 May - 20:36

Telltales very much a niche game developer. Classifying them as video games tends to be generous, interactive movies is a better description imo
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Post by Hero on Wed 24 May - 20:43

They remind me of the old 1980s/90s game called Dragon's Lair, a story in which occasionally you have to press a certain button to continue rather than a game. I enjoyed the journey within the Walking Dead game purely from a storytelling point but it did annoy me that you're really not in control of anything.

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Post by President Trump on Thu 25 May - 20:12

Has anyone here received early access to the new Xbox Game pass?

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Post by Hero on Thu 25 May - 20:42

No what's that??

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Post by President Trump on Thu 25 May - 20:46

Xbox game pass is like EA access, you pay for a years subscription and you get to play certain games free, I got a 14 day free trial

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Post by Crimey on Thu 25 May - 20:49

Yeah it's available to me, haven't activated it yet, but I'm tempted. With EA Access, Games with Gold and the Xbox Game Pass, it'd mean in theory there's probably going to be 2-3 games a month that I'd like, which for a total cost of about £100 a year isn't bad at all.

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Post by President Trump on Thu 25 May - 20:56

I think it said they will have 100+ games at launch for Xbox pass with more being added, it looks great if I'm honest

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Post by Crimey on Thu 25 May - 21:09

President Trump wrote:I think it said they will have 100+ games at launch for Xbox pass with more being added, it looks great if I'm honest

I guess it depends on the quality of games, EA Pass is basically worth it for me just on a couple of games because it's so cheap, but this is more expensive and I'm worried it's going to be padded out with a load of old 360 games that I've already played or didn't want to play at the time.

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Post by GSC on Thu 25 May - 21:15

To be honest having gone through the list of games, there's a metric ****ton of fluff.

They'd have been better off included these as part of gold to be honest. EA Access is cheaper and has much better games.
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Post by GSC on Thu 25 May - 21:20

To be honest, it feels like they just took the 2-3 free games with gold, mashed it into a library and asked you to pay for access. Not for me unless the standard ramps up significantly
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Post by President Trump on Thu 25 May - 21:46

Of course there would be 90% fluff at this stage, I say they just want to get it out there and to say we have 100 odd games on launch but I should pick up in the future

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Post by Crimey on Thu 25 May - 21:58

Eh, there's 3 or 4 games in there that I'd take, which isn't bad for the £8 a month.

I have a feeling this will end up phasing out Games with Gold though which is a shame.

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Post by GSC on Thu 25 May - 22:01

Would expect other way around, heavyweights in now to promote it at launch.

That there really isn't much worries me
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Post by GSC on Thu 25 May - 22:16

Comes down to each person ultimately but for me it costs too and doesn't have a good enough library to sit on my account monthly imo, especially in comparison to what EA Access offers.
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Post by President Trump on Tue 30 May - 20:15

Me and my sons have being playing a lot of Plants vs Zombies: GW2, its a fun game, good missions, survival mode, online gameplay and best of all its split screen

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