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News Comments > Overwatch Animated Short
10. Re: Overwatch Animated Short Aug 19, 2016, 12:00 heroin
 
Parias wrote on Aug 18, 2016, 19:27:
This was adorable. Wish they'd actually put a story-driven campaign into this game.

My thoughts exactly, single-player campaign, or even a story-driven co-op please!
 
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News Comments > Deus Ex Mankind Divided Reviews
15. Re: Deus Ex Mankind Divided Reviews Aug 19, 2016, 11:55 heroin
 
I liked HR on the first playthrough. But, the second playthrough seemed to be glaring. The original Deus Ex, I played through like 10 times.... awesome everytime, never one slouch. On top of that, I don't trust any of these reviews, even RPS... I will wait to hear what ACG has got to say, it will probably be positive, but maybe he can convince me to care.  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
18. Re: Game Reviews Aug 16, 2016, 23:47 heroin
 
Damn, that's a harsh review! Haha. I was excited for this game because it was basically a single-player experience. I don't give a shit about multiplayer in a space exploration game to be honest. Though, I like this game a lot for what it is. This game is a breath of fresh air, no matter how repetitive it's systems are.

But, going back now and rewatching Hello Games' videos about the game as they compare to the actual game, man - they were really deceiving. Watching the dev do let's plays, leaving a lot of room for one's imagination to come up with what they might be keeping secret by being vague and insinuating there's a lot more. Selling the game for $60, when it's DEFINITELY/INFINITELY a $20/30 game... man, all of that just sucks, what a bunch of assholes lol. But, I still like the game as it is and hope the future holds more for the game.
 
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Adding StarCraft Maps and Zarya
1. Re: Heroes of the Storm Adding StarCraft Maps and Zarya Aug 16, 2016, 22:18 heroin
 
Finally, SC maps. I hope they make a lot more new maps for this game.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
6. Re: Morning Mobilization Aug 14, 2016, 22:02 heroin
 
I used to not like controllers until Witcher 3 (& Rocket League) pretty much forced me to get one. For No Man's Sky, the PC controls are terrible, no doubt about it. But, with a controller this game is a lot more fun to play. Haven't looked back, that is just the way the game way designed and definitely feels right.  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Released
78. Re: No Man's Sky Released Aug 13, 2016, 23:35 heroin
 
The Half Elf wrote on Aug 13, 2016, 22:42:
nin wrote on Aug 13, 2016, 20:08:
Taking a break after a 4 hour session. Found this awesome ship with a shitload of guns on it crashed on a planet. Then I found this huge spaceport where one of the guys from Daft Punk asked me how smart my race was...

I get if you don't like to explore, you won't like this game. But if the idea of what's over the next hill or what's on the next planet excites you, it's a blast. I explore planets, I name some ferret looking thing a Space Weasel, I meet weird aliens, I learn their language, I make shitloads of money, then I take the the stars and head to the next destination...


That's what I'm getting out of it. I'm still on my second planet searching for more inventory slots.

I managed to jump about 10 times now without additional inventory slots. Eventually, when you get the AtlasPass you can stop at space stations and buy inventory slots... it kind of sucks that they use inventory as sort of main mid-game objective.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Released
76. Re: No Man's Sky Released Aug 13, 2016, 23:26 heroin
 
Quboid wrote on Aug 13, 2016, 21:21:
heroin wrote on Aug 13, 2016, 21:01:
It's funny that Truck Simulator gets glowing reviews. I can't help but wonder if the retail price had been $30.00 (where it belongs) if reviews may have been different based on perceptions of what you get from a $30.00 indie title instead of a $60 AAA blockbuster. It definitely retarded that it seems like they tried to market this that way.

ABZ█ too. A very different game, but it looks like it has a similar chilled vibe to it. Well received, less than half the price of NMS. At $30, this would look like an ambitious indie project. At $60, this looks like an over-hyped disappointment.

Yeah, I bought ABZ█. I like it a lot, I was about 2 hours into it when NMS came out. I bought ABZ█ for $15 or $16 on sale... so far I've spent a lot more time with NMS, but still, the pricing on NMS is just crazy.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Released
72. Re: No Man's Sky Released Aug 13, 2016, 21:01 heroin
 
It's funny that Truck Simulator gets glowing reviews. I can't help but wonder if the retail price had been $30.00 (where it belongs) if reviews may have been different based on perceptions of what you get from a $30.00 indie title instead of a $60 AAA blockbuster. It definitely retarded that it seems like they tried to market this that way.  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Released
61. Re: No Man's Sky Released Aug 13, 2016, 13:09 heroin
 
Optimization problems went away for me after putting all settings to low, restarting, putting them on high and then restarting again. Now, the game runs very smooth. The game is meant to be played with a controller... the pc controls on this are terrible, feels much better with the controller. Still having fun, the only thing that slightly bugs me, is after playing lots of Overwatch this week, when I play NMS I feel like I'm playing Torn, the avatar has the height of a dwarf.  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Released
51. Re: No Man's Sky Released Aug 13, 2016, 10:16 heroin
 
VaranDragon wrote on Aug 13, 2016, 08:50:
Slick wrote on Aug 13, 2016, 06:41:
the review bombing is pretty funny. But totally understandable, any game with hype this high is bound to make some people boarderline suicidal when it's just "a game" in the end. I think they deserve a solid 8/10 after the technical issues are mopped up by a larger QA firm, which is already underway. Game is exactly what they said it would be, and for some reason actually playing it I fall in love with the simplicity and don't really want anything else.

I'm finding it very zen. A total break from other genres. I never got into minecraft, or rust, or dayz, or fortnite, or any other crafty, survivaly, resource hoardey game like that. But for some reason NMS scratches that itch in a very chilled out way.

NMS is like electronic opium.

Let us know how it is after about 5 hours of gameplay time.

I think I played the game for about 5-8 hours yesterday, by the end of my session it was zen, like I could taste old LSD in my mouth (like a metallic dirty sock). Came across a space anomaly with 2 creatures (instead of 1, WHOA!!) in it whom pointed me back en route to my mission and finally gave me a fucking AtlasPassv1. I'm wondering if there will be more surprises after this point, besides getting to the Center. Still enjoying it, haven't been this immersed in a game in a while.

Though, holy shit, if you like "zen" gaming then I think the first time you breakthrough into a cave system in Minecraft is like the Brian Eno of gaming, at least for me it was a powerful gaming moment; procedural greatness with the accompaniment of brilliant music, sound and the tools to do whatever....
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Released
36. Re: No Man's Sky Released Aug 13, 2016, 02:30 heroin
 
Game is exactly the way I thought it'd be... elite meets spore: not much substance. It's a little more spore than elite, since Elite actually nailed the atmosphere and mechanics of flying in space which this game doesn't even attempt to do. But, I'm having fun with it for what it is. Definitely, not worth $60.00. I mean in theory it should be worth $60.00... but the sense of wonder pretty much wears off after the first few hours or so, but watching it all unfold really is quite a beautiful achievement and in that sense it's not even like Spore of Elite but more like a piece of tech software... it's like the people who made Bryce took their software and threw in some WASD and controller support, lol  
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News Comments > The Witcher III Game of the Year Edition Confirmed
3. Re: The Witcher III Game of the Year Edition Confirmed Aug 11, 2016, 19:59 heroin
 
GAME OF THE DECADE  
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Specs and Preloads
4. Re: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Specs and Preloads Aug 11, 2016, 19:58 heroin
 
whoa, totally forgot about this  
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Adds Auriel
1. Re: Heroes of the Storm Adds Auriel Aug 10, 2016, 01:08 heroin
 
Hate the quick match balancing right now. Played a few games where there are 2 supports Auriel + another healer on both teams. It's pretty annoying.  
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News Comments > BioShock Remastered Trailer
3. Re: BioShock Remastered Trailer Aug 9, 2016, 21:51 heroin
 
Bioshock was so good, the other games really didn't do it for me. I don't know if it even needs to be remastered... off topic but I'd like to see Interstate '76 & No One Lives Forever remastered. Those games would be awesome with a little love and care to bring them up to speed.  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky is Very Very Chill
36. Re: No Man's Sky is Very Very Chill Aug 9, 2016, 09:03 heroin
 
heroin wrote on Aug 9, 2016, 00:41:
BitWraith wrote on Aug 9, 2016, 00:35:
It'll have as much game to it as Minecraft does. If that appeals to you, then this may be the game for you.

I totally agree with this. Minecraft never sold for more than $30 right? And it still made tons of profit. NMS doesn't seem to have the multiplayer or modding, I just don't understand the the pricetag. It is spaceage modern indie Minecraft without multiplayer & modding. $60?

Since no one answered, I think they are keeping the price at $60 because they thought hype would not die down, ie: real gameplay footage not released, no early review copies sent. If you have spent a few hours watching leaked streams you will know this game is not worth $60.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky is Very Very Chill
21. Re: No Man's Sky is Very Very Chill Aug 9, 2016, 00:41 heroin
 
BitWraith wrote on Aug 9, 2016, 00:35:
It'll have as much game to it as Minecraft does. If that appeals to you, then this may be the game for you.

I totally agree with this. Minecraft never sold for more than $30 right? And it still made tons of profit. NMS doesn't seem to have the multiplayer or modding, I just don't understand the the pricetag. It is spaceage modern indie Minecraft without multiplayer & modding. $60?
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky is Very Very Chill
8. Re: No Man's Sky is Very Very Chill Aug 8, 2016, 21:05 heroin
 
Total-Khaos wrote on Aug 8, 2016, 20:34:
Very very chill is code for "won't be fun unless you're blazed out of your skull" the last time I checked.

Exactly. I'm willing to do just that but not for $60.00. Only a few games warrant that pricetag and the last time I checked they were games like GTA V & Witcher 3, all of which were well worth the money. I mean, "chill" in this case is kinda boring, it's a lot of inventory screens and resource gathering which I suppose is sort of like *toke, toke, look at the silly creatures, yawn*.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Alpha 2.5 Nears
18. Re: Star Citizen Alpha 2.5 Nears Aug 7, 2016, 18:12 heroin
 
Chris is like "I can't wait to get this guy and his pants away from me"  
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News Comments > Quake Champions Gameplay Trailer
5. Re: Quake Champions Gameplay Trailer Aug 4, 2016, 21:37 heroin
 
Bethesda is really whipping id back into shape!  
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