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Alpharius a go go
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/cog/ General, a thread for all things /tg/ & /v/idya that doesn't have it's owne thread. Steam Sale SOON edition

Y'all beat be having fun playan' vidya and play by the rules.

Old thread ==> >201749
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Anonymous
Nioh coming for PC kinda threw all my gaming plans into disarray. I planned on tackling the DLC once all of it was released, but now I'd rather wait for the PC version, since it also includes the DLC and will most likely be the better version.
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202318
Alpharius a go go
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Remember to take breaks from playing games when you get too mad.
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202319
Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
Capcom announced Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition today. Current SFV owners will receive the following content free of charge: a UI update, an Arcade Mode, an Extra Battle Mode (compete in challenges for a chance to earn premium costumes), a gallery, and a second V-Trigger. (As of SFV:AE, players will select their V-Trigger before a fight, similar to the Super Arts selection in Street Fighter III.) Those who buy the physical release for $39.99 will receive all SFV and SFV:AE content in addition to all 12 DLC characters to date.
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202344
Anonymous
This might actually be the first year where I bought enough new games to have a top 10 list.
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Alpharius a go go
2017 is a good year for good games, maybe not so much for the industry. I wonder how long until the lootbox shenanigans gets hit with regulation or laws. I just hope it doesn't completely remove the existence of IRL lootboxes, i.e. MTG card packs. The only reason I don't want card packs gone is that I genuinely like the Draft format.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>202345

2K added lootboxes to WWE 2K18.

Fuck that “not gambling according to the ESRB” form of gambling. And fuck any developer who does it.
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Anonymous
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Anonymous
>202348
Waht is this Lawbrekers that is making 4/v/ so mad?
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202353
Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/status/921411503491813377

Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck the hell yes.
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202354
Anonymous
So NeoGAF is dead.
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:D
>202354
And it got the best coverage:
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
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Anonymous
>202356
Weird........ did not think you would hate that place.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>202357

Hate? Nah. I only ever went there on rare occasions, like when a big news item pointed towards a NeoGAF post. But the overwhelming “thank fuck it’s dead” response from the gaming part of the Internet kinda called for the reference.
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202359
rasputin_zeroe9Z+3lbULwW
>202358
Unfortunately for them, the GAF is only "down for scheduled maintenance." So says the front page when I just checked.

I just built myself a swanky new PC thanks to the GAF thread on the subject, so I'm glad it's still around at least.
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Anonymous
>202359
What did you get for the PC?
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Anonymous
Years ago when I was a regular on Neogaf, I came up with a thread in the off topic forum that was about pedophilia. To my surprise the first post was about how many pedophiles were misunderstood and were not doing anything wrong, and most of the replies agreed with the OP. I immediately replied with what more or less summed up to "are you guys fucking insane what the hell", and after a while found myself permabanned because I was being hateful and toxic and what not.

So yeah, fuck Neogaf and good riddance if this is really the end of them. Classic example of becoming the very monsters you fight against.
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rasputin_zeroe9Z+3lbULwW
>202360
An overclocked Intel i7 processor with a GTX 1060 graphics card, an NVMe SSD that moves like greased lightning and a transparent case that's got more fans blowing out of it than a box at the opera.

GAF is semi-back now, allowing me to investigate exactly why it went down in the first and no, nope, nuh uh, deleting the bookmark, no fucking way am I giving ad revenue to a sex pest like holy shit.

Why does every fun video gaming thing I enjoy turn out like milkshake duck? It's getting tedious.
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Anonymous
>202364
>An overclocked Intel i7 processor with a GTX 1060 graphics card

That i7 was about 300 bucks and the card 250, right? Well, if you were building a mostly gaming oriented PC, the cardinal rule is to spend more on the GPU than the CPU. Those you got are good, don't get me wrong, but unless you do more than gaming on your PC, you won't see much return of investment on that i7 over a much cheaper i5.


>and a transparent case that's got more fans blowing out of it than a box at the opera.
Not all fans should be blowing out, one or two should be intake fans, that's the correct way to mantain the ideal air flow inside the case.
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rasputin_zeroe9Z+3lbULwW
>202365
I'm using the PC to draw comics as well as play games, which is why I plumped for the i7 over the i5. It's a media creation tool as well as consumption tool.

And yes, there are intake fans, I was just making a funny.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
Dead by Daylight gets new licensed content in the form of the Springwood Slasher:

//youtube.com/watch?v=1o9JljEJ7HUyoutube thumb
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Anonymous
>202369
Odd, that doesn't quite look like classic Freddy but also not like remake Freddy.
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Anonymous
>202370
Thankful it doesn't look like Remake Freddy at least. But yea it needs that Robert Englund look.
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Anonymous
>202371
My guess is that they got the license for Freddy but not Englund's likeness.

Also, I would like for somebody to use Freddy's design from New Nightmare.
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202373
Anonymous
I no longer have any fun playing videogames yet I don't know what else I'm supposed to do with all this fucking free time.
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Anonymous
>202373
>first world problems: the post
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
Killing Nazis II: Look at What You Can Do with a Hatchet seems like a lock for GOTY, judging by all the positive reviews, happy streamers, and the whole “killing Nazis” thing.
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All I wanted was Shadows Over Mystara to be on sale, and it's not. Guess I'll wait for the next steam sale.
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Anonymous
>202375
>Killing Nazis II: Look at What You Can Do with a Hatchet seems like a lock for GOTY, judging by all the positive reviews, happy streamers, and the whole “killing Nazis” thing.
It and 40 other things this year. Odyssey came out the same day. Nier was this year. P5 was this year. Horizon was this year. Battlegrounds TECHNICALLY isn't out yet but come on. Divinity 2. Breath of the Wild. Cuphead. Prey. Sonic Mania. Nioh. Night in the Woods.
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Anonymous
>202377
This is the best year for releases in a long time, but also the year with possibly the most insidious fucking gamedev bullshit in a while too because of all the lootboxes and such.
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Anonymous
>202378
Goood thing none of the good games are affected.
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Anonymous
>202379

Shadow of War is pretty good if you ignore the lootbox crap.
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Anonymous
>202380
And if you ignore these good open world games that came this year.
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Anonymous
>202380
Yea but it kinda broke the nemesis system. Abundance of overused names instead of it being the occasional rare one.

Your nemesis is some kinda random one and the nemesis progression system is kinda crappy and a dice roll.


While the combat is said to be better. Overall SoM still seems like the tighter game.
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Anonymous
>202373
Comics and Cartoons are pretty good.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
https://twitter.com/leslieleeiii/status/924457004281843713

Holy goddamn shit, Bethesda, you went for the fucking throat.
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Anonymous
>202387
>Bethesda
Machine Games.
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TeethandHunger
//youtube.com/watch?v=XxNtq0jwIDsyoutube thumb

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https://twitter.com/DeadRising/status/925120359380258827/photo/1
"Dead Rising 4 has been nominated for Best Xbox Game!"

.....I'm angry about this. All of this just pisses me off.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
//youtube.com/watch?v=J9H9cf83VcEyoutube thumb

This was the best speedrun race ever.
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TeethandHunger
>202390
So the update to Dead Rising 4 is a huge 29 Gigabytes.
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202396
Anonymous
So new short for Overwatch and a new character on the horizon.

//youtube.com/watch?v=sQfk5HykiEkyoutube thumb

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New character is a active healer and damage dealer and has a teleport.
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202402
Anonymous
>Bioware is quickly becoming the next dumpster fire of EA.

Ah fuck. Guess we'll always have Baldur's Gate 1 and 2, MDK 2, Mass Effect 1 and 2 (if you feel like it) Dragon Age Origins, Neverwinter Nights, Jade Empire (Which I'd wanted Sequel to so badly) KoTR.

Its not a bad run but it still gonna be a shame to see them go in a couple of years.

The Old Republic should have been a Single Player RPG series instead of a WoW clone boondoggle with a series worth of narrative crammed into it.

Ah well. Least Obsidian is still around.
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>202396
David Bowie is best girl.
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Anonymous
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Ah New Sonic stuff. So much fun.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>202404

>Sonic straight-up calling Shadow an “edgelord”

Say whatever you want about the games, but the Sonic social media stuff is consistently great.
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202407
TeethandHunger
https://www.eventhubs.com/news/2017/nov/05/playstation-trophies-can-now-get-you-real-psn-credit/

"100 silver trophies earns you 100 points, 25 gold trophies earns you 250 points and 10 platinum trophies earns you 1,000 points. It takes 1,000 points to purchase $10 of PSN credit."

Eh...could be useful if you do nothing but play games every day.
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202408
Anonymous
>202407
Don't really bother with trophies on the few PS4 games I play on my friend's console.

Too bad this isn't Steam related, I would be rolling in Steam Credit.
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Alpharius
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>202409

With Sonic, there are no winners.
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202413
Anonymous
Evil Within 2 actually looks really fun to play, but I just can't handle scary stuff at all.
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Anonymous
>202413
In my opinion TEW's style of horror is less about being scary and more about grotesquerie and suspense. If you can deal with that kind of thing then you'll be fine.
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TeethandHunger
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EA's hunger continues to grow, even now. Never to be sated.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>202416

How long will that studio last, I wonder. Bets on it even lasting past the 2010s?
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Anonymous
>202417
EA meddling will fuck up whatever progress they made with Titianfall 2.

So Three will be the last one of that series before they get turned into just a Star Wars Dev.

If lucky they'll be devoted to Bounty Hunter games.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES CONFIRMED FOR INJUSTICE 2

//youtube.com/watch?v=3rXE2RjinkUyoutube thumb
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Anonymous
>202419
When exactly did cameo fighters become so everpresent in fighting games?
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Anonymous
>202419
not only that its a iteration of the '90s Film mixed with the 80s cartoon.

Nice.
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Anonymous
>202420
Been that way for a while. But before they were secret code stuff. Now its just DLC.
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Anonymous
>202420
Soul Calibur is probably the one that made it widespread.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>202420

Guest fighters were a thing well before modern fighting games—Capcom pulled that trick in both of the Marvel fighting games that preceded X-Men vs. Street Fighter—but Soul Calibur II certainly popularized it with the console-exclusive guest fighters.
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Anonymous
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Speaking of TMNT( or TMNT-esque characters) and guest fighters...
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>202425

https://www.eventhubs.com/news/2017/nov/12/nocits-lucis-caelum-final-fantasy-15-announced-tekken-7/

Fucking what.
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202430
Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
A timely and relevant article:

https://kotaku.com/a-history-of-cool-and-quirky-fighting-game-cameos-1820403937
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
https://twitter.com/ProbablyTTMR/status/930327478312230912

Pffft
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Alpharius
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>202434
I remember a time when people thought that EA wasn't gonna fuck over Star Wars Battlefront.
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202436
Anonymous
https://kotaku.com/the-curious-case-of-the-ea-game-dev-who-said-he-receive-1820474458
Well then. The plot thickens.
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Anonymous
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So? Wheres all the fanart of Robotnik waterboarding Sonic?

Or tying him to a chair with the bottom cut out and beating his testicles with a rope?

Or drilling his teeth while asking IS IT SAFE?
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Anonymous
>202436
Just like them pulling the micro-transactions "for the moment".

Anyone that acts like its some kinda victory is a fool.

They only did that because Belgium is looking into if their garbage falls under gambling statutes.

Because once countries step in and decide to regulate that shit as on-line gambling they are screwed.
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Anonymous
>202439
It is utterly detestable, not being paying as close attention to it since I'm not interested in SWBF2 but the despicable ploys the company has in place to manipulate public opinion cannot be forgiven.
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Anonymous
>202441
And that's not even including in game manipulation to make people think you need to buy that shit in order to be a better player.

though with SWBF2 and their "gameplay accelerators" that's actually true.

Least what I'm seeing with one LP of Shadow of War they kept that loot box system pretty far away from the core game. Just upgrading one of of the gems leaves you swimming in enough currency to buy anything you need and enough orcs and such to get the followers you need ever for the True Endgame. Nowhere near the hack job EA DICE did with SWBF2
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202448
Anonymous
>Belgium and the Rep from the State of Hawaii have declared that loot boxes are a form of gambling and should be regulated as such.

Aw shit. This is getting good.
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202449
Anonymous
Looking back I can't believe what a naive fucking idiot I was to get excited when big industry guys announced that they would stop looking at preorder numbers only and start focusing on the long term.
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Anonymous
>202449
Yea, course they walked straight into something they had no clue would be a legal fuck up.
Congrats EA you just encountered a group that's bigger assholes than them. Governments and games commissions.

Though it makes one wonder how Valve dodged this bullet for just about a decade.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>202450

They didn't make a Star Wars game.
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202452
Anonymous
>202451
Well that is part of it I guess.

Though the crate system has been around for ages now. Yet it wasn't until Overwatch that things really hit the fan with the stuff. I wonder why.
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202453
Anonymous
Australia is now looking into this as well.

Wow shit hit the fan quickly.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>202452
>202453

Again: This is because it happened with a Star Wars game. If EA had kept this shit to Need for Speed or whatever, nobody would have cared as much or raised as much of a fuss. But with Star Wars, EA chose the wrong fucking franchise - and the wrong fanbase - to fuck with. The franchise being a legit "all-ages" thing these days only added to the furor.
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Anonymous
survivor discord
https://discord.gg/bxxAvyQ
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Anonymous
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>Love A hat in Time
>Go pass the middle of the game
>Toaster can't handle it anymore and becomes unplayable
I don't want to abandon such a good game so deep into it just because of this, it hurts.
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Mister Twister
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Something 120% positive to end this board with:
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Mister Twister
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If you ever wanted a lossless copy of the Tomb Raider 1 and 2 soundtracks, you can get it by buying the original PS1 releases. The audio is a bunch of CD format tracks on the disks.
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202461
Anonymous
It took me half an hour to take down Hilda Berg on Cuphead.
Jesus christ
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202472
Anonymous
Watching the Death Spiral that is Destiny 2. Another good example of why not to make a game around a digital marketplace.
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Anonymous
>202460
I loved it when games did that back in the day. So many that I could just load into the CD player.
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202475
Anonymous
Monster Hunter World is out.
Anybody else playing it?
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Anonymous
>202475
its on the list.

Tried the FFXV Benchmark. My system is no slouch but dang that thing chugs. I think it needs some serious optimization.
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Anonymous
>202476
I tried it on mine which is on the lower tier of rigs and it works just fine on Standard settings. Hitched like once or twice when loading into a new area which I mostly blame on my shitty HDD and it's happening to me in most other games because of that as well, but smooth otherwise.
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Anonymous
>202479
It's been spotty across rigs apparently it running fine for some and others it just blows out. Possibly because they rebuilt the entire engine to run on PC so just a patch or two to get all the bases covered.
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Anonymous
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>202480
To be fair, it's still looking much worse than Witcher 3 at the same framerate on my PC, so I wouldn't call it well optimized. Especially the pop-in is fairly egregious. But it's still way better than most Japanese ports in that it actually runs smoothly.
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Anonymous
I'm glad that they're trying at least. XV has basically turned into their guinea pig, and I like the setting enough that I'm OK with them churning out whatever still kind of messy content they do here and there it leads to better games down the line.
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Anonymous
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>french reviewer makes a WHOLE fucking movie parodying HP to go with his review
>It actually looks kind of good
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Anonymous
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Look at this crap, there is something so off about it and by the video seems like it plays like crap too
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Mister Twister
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>listening to a videogame music podcast
>let's play the "track of the week"
>fucking musical perfection, both composition and execution
>I'd rate it...... a 9/10
>playing a track in a different genre and mood
>I'd rate is 9.4
Music critics were a mistake. A big mistake.
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Anonymous
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So cute.
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Anonymous
>417427
Until people learn to put more effort into their romances, I feel the opposite.
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Meester Tweester
Posting here because FUCK THE POLICE
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Anonymous
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SPIDER-MAN IS REALLY REALLY GOOD SO FAR!

Fuck slott
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Meister Tweister
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This is a good thing. Enjoy it:
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Anonymous
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Anonymous
Just started watching a playthrough of Conker's Bad Fur Day.
It's absolutely trippy but great, and deserves the hype. I originally expected it to be a kid's game
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Anonymous
>417479
Conker has a bit too scat humour, looking back at it 15 years after I played it. But it's a brilliant game still.

There's a Director's Commentary on YouTube by the original makers of the game, unfortunately it wasn't ever finished, but it's still humours as fuck.
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Meester Tweester
>417479
By the old Rare that died with Dinosaur Planet and never came back? I'd watch that!

Wrong board. [Janitor note: this post series was originally posted on >>>/mtv/]
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Anonymous
It always intrigued me how a game series can get worse over time.

>417480
>Conker has a bit too scat humour, looking back at it 15 years after I played it. But it's a brilliant game still.
Agreed. It's certainly an unpredictable game with interesting story elements.
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I'm going to stream in fifteen minutes, please come join me, this is a test stream and criticism is welcome:

https://www.twitch.tv/sneakiesttiki
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User 9
The Crazy Taxi patents ought to have expired around the end of last October, so any developers who've been wanting to make something like Simpsons Hit and Run and can start revving their engines.

Also, on the topic of game mechanics I'd like to see used more, Breath of the Wild's sheild surfing is great, and I wouldn't mind seeing ti spread to other game franchises.
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Completely unexpected news; I just heard today that they are remastering S.W.I.N.E. so it works fine on modern systems & in widescreen.

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Maybe now I'll finally have a chance to finish the game...
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Anonymous
>417495
At first I thought this was that other pig soldier game, Hogs of War.
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I've been playing Katamari Reroll on steam lately.

It's a decent port of the PS2 game, most of its problems come from the fact that it had difficult controls on the PS2 as well. They cleaned that up in the sequels, but I always preferred the first game. Not only because it was more difficult, but because it was more surreal. Ignoring the entire concept, the first game tried to have somewhat functional landscape, with some bizarre events here and there (sumo wrestlers embedded in concrete, loch ness monster living in a small artificial lake in a town, giant mushrooms, or a couple of spinning boulders and a tractor rolling down a hill and splashing into the ocean). The sequels were just too busy, they piled too much random crap everywhere, and they had much worse music too.

Only faults of the game seem to be that you can't change controller settings before doing a tutorial. The tutorial is also forced, although that's kind of understandable given how nonstandard the games controls are. You pretty much need a controller for this game. Note that if you have a non-xinput controller, you can use X360CE with the game, you need the 64bit version with xinput9_1_0.dll. I couldn't get vibration working.
Some people complain about it running in 30fps, but this is not the game where that matters. The framerate is at least smooth with no slowdowns, even on very old hardware.

The only difference I've seen compared to the PS2 version is that you can't seem to roll up the cousins anymore, they just pop up randomly on the mushroom as you progress. I'm pretty sure you had to roll them up originally. Also, they removed the fuzzy ghosting in the distance. Originally the PS2 version rendered distant landscape at reduced resolution, which made it look blurry and pixelated (even on hi-res emulators). I think that fit well with how surreal and dream-like the game is. Reroll has everything crystal clear and sharp in the distance too. It's a small detail but I miss it.

Other than that, it plays like in a hi-res emulator, but in widescreen and with significantly better textures, and a hi-res UI. Not sure if it's worth the 20€ it is selling for, considering that you can buy the original PS2 game a bit cheaper on ebay. If you are a fan, it can be fun to re-play it again after so many years.

My only fear is that now, 15 years later, I may be unable to immerse myself in the game as much as I used to back then. I remember knowing every little detail, like how big you have to be down to centimeters to pick up certain things for the most optimal progress, where every hidden object could be found, and I'm pretty sure I got every constellation to 100% too, but now I'm struggling a lot with those. Still managed to get 90% of items by the time of my first playthrough, so it's not that bad.

Still, this is one of the most peaceful, dreamlike games I have ever played, so I'll be having fun with it regardless of difficulty.
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Mooster Twooster
>417500
What's wrong with PS2 controls? DualShock 2 is very fine.
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Anonymous
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>417501
In the first katamari, the controls are a bit difficult. You lose momentum easier, it is harder to get up slopes, harder to climb walls (and easier to fall off while climbing), and easier to crash or get stuck and have stuff falling off of you. And the bigger you get, the more the controls slow down (presumably the weight of the ball makes it harder to push). This isn't because of the Dualshock, it's because the game is written this way.

The sequels tweaked the controls so you can move around much more easily. The idea was to make it less annoying so you can just focus on rolling things up, but I think they went overboard and made the game too easy. One of the difficulties in the game was getting into certain locations, where they could be hiding rare items. Now this is not an issue anymore, and because getting into hidden parts does not require any skill or struggle, it feels less rewarding. It's why I preferred the first game to the sequel.

But I haven't played the sequels in many years so I could be wrong. This is just my impression from when I did play them, over ten years ago.
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Okay, nevermind. The cousins are in the game. Seems you just can't roll them up on the first playthrough. I guess I remember wrong, I thought you had to roll them up first so they can be usable in multiplayer, but they are there once you finish a level (and show up in the ending), and you can then roll them up in-game if you are a completionist.

Odd that there's no achievements for rolling them all up. Once you finish all levels, the only things you can get achievements for is getting all presents, and being the "King of Katamari" which I can only assume is getting all items. They could have had one for doing 100% on all the constellations, for example.
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Anonymous
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Is there a way to get Steam to save screenshots in png instead of jpg?
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Anonymous
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this landscape is surreal.
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Mooster Twooster
>417502
Could have said "physics" or something.

>417504
You can make your own screenshots.
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Anonymous
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>417506
>Could have said "physics" or something.
Yes, how dare I elaborate on my point. Here, have a sandwich instead.

>You can make your own screenshots.
no shit, guess what I am posting.
Anyway, Steam does make pngs, they are just in another folder (the one you set up under settings -> in-game, and you need to have "save uncompressed image" ticked). The "show disk" button points to the jpgs, but everything gets saved as png in the folder you set manually.
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Mooster Twooster
>417507
Do not assume hostility, I meant none.
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Anonymous
Epic Game Store seems like shits.

You can make arguments about the realities of them trying to break into a field of competing juggernauts but their marketing tactics are a pain in the ass.
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Anonymous
>417509
Agreed, they are busy trying to get a share by enforcing companies to use their market, instead of focusing on having enough features to entire the users. In doing so, they are fracturing the PC market.

I'll just pirate their games if they keep that up. I mean I played Borderlands 1-2 for a couple hundred hours before actually buying it on Steam, so I might just end up doing the same for Borderlands 3.
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Anonymous
EGS are also a bunch of puritans that are too stuck up to have porn games on their store.
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Anonymous
>417520
It's too early for them to do that. Steam can allow porn because they are already the de facto PC digital game marketplace, their growth is therefore limited as they have saturated the market. Allowing porno allows them to reach out to a group who are not yet present on their marketplace, and therefore maintain growth and appease shareholders with positive graphs.
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Anonymous
>417521

Valve is privately owned, they don't have shareholders in the sense you're using the term.
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The shilling for Vergil and the general overlooking of his actions is terrible, he should have stayed dead.
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Anonymous
Don't understand why people need hundreds of finicky mods installed to play games.

Played Skyrim on the 360 and New Vegas on PC all vanilla.

Played Kenshi with a single mod, which could have done myself with a simple file edit but it was quicker that way.
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Anonymous
>417509
Epic store continues to be a shit show.
People are being banned for buying too many games... during a sale. Developers are pulling their games from the store due to some issue regarding them not being talked to before said sale and its slashing of their games prices.
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I can't wait for Vampire the Masquerade 2.
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Anonymous
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I'm a bit late by noticing this, but one of my childhood dreams came true... they made a Bud Spencer & Terence Hill beat'em up, back in 2018.

Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps and Beans - Official Traileryoutube thumb
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Anonymous
What the fuck is this.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1083870/CountryBalls_Heroes/
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Anonymous
>417546
A meme game on steam.

Its hardly the first.
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Anonymous
I re-played Grey Goo recently, now that I got a new videocard, seeing as the last time I played it, it lagged badly once I started building very large bases.

… it still lags, despite using a 6x more powerful videocard. At the exact same spot even. So it wasn't the videocards fault - the game was just badly optimized. Petroglyph just can't seem to be capable of writing code that scales well. Universe at War had the same issue too. All their C&C games had this issue too, and I recall even Dune 2 slowing down bad once you had too many units on screen. In 25+ years they could not figure this out.
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Anonymous
>417594
realistic character designs just don't work with FF7 imo.
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Anonymous
>417595
I disagree, seeing some real emotion on those face and even through body language is touching, also everyone looks amazing.
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Anonymous
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KFC is making a dating simulator.

Not joking.
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Anonymous
>417598
Thinking about it, that's not so much weirder than a dating sim about pigeons or what-have-you.
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Anonymous
>417596
Nah, part of the charm was that they were not using realistic characters. It made things more lighthearted, which was really needed given how emo the story turns at some points.

>417599
There's also this if you are looking for weird.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1085750/Sex_with_Stalin/
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Anonymous
>417601
Nah, its BETTER now. Like that moment in the trailer when Cloud goes to draw his buster sword but it bangs off the doorway he's standing in.
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Mister Twister
>417608
>rewatched
>it's real
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Anonymous
Man fuck Blizzard and their Chinese overlords.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/oct/08/blitzchung-hearthstone-blizzard-banned-hong-kong-protests

Expect incoming announcement where they make another character gay in Overwatch to try and deflect the bad press from this.
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>417638
>that feel when never ever bought or played anything from Blizzard
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I'm really looking forward to the Lithoid species expansion in Stellaris.

Not just new rock people portraits and ships but actual gameplay differences too.

Also the whole 'Origin' gameplay feature that is coming with the larger Federation DLC sounds interesting.
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Anonymous
>417678
having a rock daughter like that might not be too bad.

It could get weird when explaining puberty, though.
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Anonymous
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>417679
Not all Xeno-Mixing works out so aesthetically.
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Anonymous
http://falloutfirst.com/
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Anonymous
>417687
Aww it got taken down already, oh well

http://boards.4channel.org/v/thread/482669027/fallout-first
>make shitty premium subscription for shitty game
>forget to register domain for shitty service
>be me
>buy domain
>shit all over service
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>417687
>417688
Nothing can be truly deleted on the internet

https://web.archive.org/web/20191024101229/http://falloutfirst.com/
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Outer Worlds looks fucking sick.
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All that talk about Odin Sphere on /co/ made me want to play a game like that, but apparently none were released for PC. The closest is The Vagrant by another company, which really, really tries to copy the same art style.

It's not the same, but it's plenty fun so far. The only hiccup is a technical problem, directinput gamepads are not supported, and x360ce does not work - you have to apply x360ce to Steam itself, then it works. Except that the up button is glitched.
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Mstr Twstr
>417693
Some games will remain console exclusives, and we have to collectively deal with it. Or emulate.
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>417689
Liberté, Equalité, Fraternité
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Anonymous
>417697
They deserve it.
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Pav is so very sweet.

Never even realized she's voiced by that Burch chick until I saw it pointed out online, her voicework is so different to every other example I've seen from the individual's acting.
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Hope something interesting happens with Blizzcon
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Anonymous
>417731
I lost all interest in Death Stranding 1 minute into reading the sypnosis of the games plot. Just simply lost track of who is what and where.
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Anonymous
>417737
Kojima has always been a terrible writer, when he makes his debut into the world of movies as he's talking about doing it will be a trainwreck.

Though the gameplay of Death Stranding is meant to be fun, you have to have the right mindset to enjoy the oddity but its quite an innovative experience.
There's the matter of getting to Chapter 3 to have all the mechanics open up and go wild instead of just plodding around the 'starting stage' trying to clear out everything.
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Anonymous
>417738
>Kojima has always been a terrible writer, when he makes his debut into the world of movies as he's talking about doing it will be a trainwreck.

The synopsis didn't feel "terrible writer" bad, it felt "ten-year-old kid writes his first anime" bad.
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