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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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202345
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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202361
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
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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
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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.

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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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202406
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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202419
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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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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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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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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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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202476
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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>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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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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SPIDER-MAN IS REALLY REALLY GOOD SO FAR!

Fuck slott
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This is a good thing. Enjoy it:
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