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Old 07-12-2018, 03:04 PM   #46
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Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4.

Couldn't have been more "Meh". I rushed through the main story cause the game was so boring. It felt like an inferior expansion of the previous game. The story managed to be even less interesting as well.
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Old 07-25-2018, 04:53 AM   #47
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This was one was also pretty good. It's kinda silly how much better at facial animation these guys are than Telltale, even if the Life is Strange series isn't exactly cutting edge. I thought the story wasn't as good as the first game, but the episodes were all pretty well done. Being 3 episodes was nice too.
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Old 07-25-2018, 06:00 AM   #48
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Arslan: warriors of legend on ps4.

Really good warriors game. Cell-shaded graphics look gorgeous, characters are cool, story is good. If you watched the anime you will know already.

Cons are the same as the anime. The game covers season 1 wich is just the beggining. The manga hasn't even catched up to the anime, though the source novels have finally been finished. Wish it had the whole saga. It would be an epic game if it did.

But, this was pretty good. Only 15 characters, but they have multiple weapon sets to keep it varied. Honestly, the best dynasty warriors spin off for me. It fits perfectly.

I liked it so much i bought Berserk Musou! Wich will probably suffer from the same problem. Why do good anime take decades to complete and go at a snails pace? :/
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Old 07-31-2018, 12:48 PM   #49
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Nier Automata. I really enjoyed it but something was off. I stretched this 1 out and at 20 hrs I was only 50% complete. 10 hrs later, credits were rolling? Weird. Anyhoo, I am currently playing it again but with 9S instead of 2B. It's a little different as you get to see what 9S did when he left 2B on the first play through but I don't see me finishing it again any time soon unless I an get some of those damn locked elevators opened!
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Old 08-01-2018, 03:07 AM   #50
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I completed Berserk and the band of the hawk on the PS4.

I was in a high from Arslan, but while i am a massive fan of the Berserk series, this just wasn't very good. It was square the game. The triangle combos were so slow they were hardly worth pressing.
It did become a very different game later on because it become a you alone (plus a couple of other characters without forces) versus every hostile, wich is a bit more interesting, but the combat just wasn't amazing. It was missing variety, where in Arslan there's 15 characters with 2 or 3 weapons and unique attacks, in berserk there's i think 8 characters and each one with just one set of moves (Guts gets a second one very late in the game, but it's well a berserk form and you need to sacrifice your super bar for it and it's time limited).

So, i don't think Tecmo believed in this game very much. Could have been cause the decision was made to also put it on the Vita, but this is definitely not on the level of Arslan and DW8XL.
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Old 08-01-2018, 04:07 AM   #51
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Berserk on the PS2 was a lot better and it was the same style game too. Too bad it never came out over here. I imported it and love it.
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Old 09-02-2018, 12:02 PM   #52
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Finished Prey yesterday. Played through the last 15 or so again this morning to get a different ending. Fantastic game.
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Old 10-09-2018, 06:55 AM   #53
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So, i sort of beat Tokyo mirage sessions #FE on the Wii U.

I say sort of because i didn't really bother with the last chapter that was just more of the same grinding and just watched the ending on youtube. Why? Because the game starts interesting in the first chapter or two, but then becomes a grindy slog full of anime clichιs.

The game is pretty much like watching Japan's next top model. By the 4th capter my cast was filled with the clichι foreign girl, the tough but soft inside girl, the young female girl japanese pedophilia complex added to the regular klutz heroine.
It just became too much of a cliche harem anime and i couldn't really stomach it anymore.

The combat system seems deep and interesting in the first few chapters but devolves into simply hitting the weakness and watch your characters do a session combo, wich is about 2 different animations per character and you will be doing it over and over and over.

In short, i don't see this game being ported to the Switch, simply because it isn't that great. Started with promise, but they obviously ran out of budget, just like the anime scenes get replaced with in-engine scenes from the second chapter onwards.

Was a good try, but no dice. It really is best that we never hear about it again.



I also finished South park: The fractured but whole on ps4.

Aside from some Ubi soft micro transactions malpractices, it was alright. The combat system wasn't very deep and the game was shorter than the first, but it flowed well and didn't outstay it's welcome.
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:19 AM   #54
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Yakuza 6!

Finally done with this series. I'm gonna be skipping Kiwami 2 cause there's really no point. The good thing about this series is the story and i already know it.

As for the game, it's pretty much the same as the others. A good story, decent graphics, combat system with the same frustrations it's always had, with crappy camera work and cheap enemies and side quests/mini-games that are a waste of time.

Side quests had voice acting this time, but they are still boring to me. Theres hints from yakuza 0 as well.

Anyways yeah, those are filler. Some people like them, i only went far in a few of the mini-games in yakuza 0 but maybe that is why i knew they weren't worth it. They always make a little campaign for most mini-games that always goes the same way.

The plus is the port of Virtua Fighter 5 FS. Pretty good game, better than Yakuza 6 if you ask me, but in a pretty barebones version here (arcade version).
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