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by Flabyo
June 20th, 2019, 6:40 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3391
Views: 401707

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

I'm about 20 odd hours in to BOTW and have hit a bit of a snag. It seems like I'm being asked to just go around and photograph landmarks that are in my album, but how am I supposed that know where they are? 1) that’s an optional side quest, and quite tricky (though it’s worth doing) 2) working them...
by Flabyo
June 19th, 2019, 10:43 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8004
Views: 842756

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

I pushed it as far as I could with alien upgrades, stopping short of the threshold at which turrets would start tracking me as enemy. It does have an effect on the ending, but only in the sense that a LOT of the things you’re doing will change the ending slightly. Saying more would be a spoiler. Go ...
by Flabyo
June 17th, 2019, 12:51 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8004
Views: 842756

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

If you liked Elite Beat Agents but not so much the music, then the Japanese games it’s essentially a spin-off of might be more to your taste, they’re waaaaaay more JPop. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osu!_Tatakae!_Ouendan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moero!_Nekketsu_Rhythm_Damashii_Osu!_Tatakae!_Ou...
by Flabyo
June 17th, 2019, 9:57 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8004
Views: 842756

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

I buy Lego for myself fairly often, I find putting them together to be a good way to relax. Got most of the Overwatch sets now, for example. On topic... still playing Mortal Kombat 11, I seem to have settled into Skarlet as my main now. I’m actually starting to win matches in ranked play. Don’t seem...
by Flabyo
June 16th, 2019, 6:55 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8004
Views: 842756

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

It’s not well remembered now but Lego had a whole series of racing games through the late 90s and early 00s before Lego games turned into the Travellers Tales formula and nothing else. (I know this cause I worked on one of them) There have been Lego sets themed around racing for a while now as well,...
by Flabyo
June 15th, 2019, 2:21 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8004
Views: 842756

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

One of the things I lament about the Trocadero closing is that they had that 8 player Daytona setup and it was always busy, (the other is the whole DDR scene they had there which was always fun to watch)
by Flabyo
June 15th, 2019, 6:51 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8004
Views: 842756

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

There’s a moment where you have enough stuff and skills that the combat turns in Prey, where you can actually fight without getting wrecked. Reminds me a lot of how System Shock 2 was balanced.
by Flabyo
June 13th, 2019, 2:25 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8004
Views: 842756

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

I play Elite Dangerous for much the same reasons. Handy to have something that doesn’t occupy all of your brain from time to time.
by Flabyo
June 13th, 2019, 8:27 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3391
Views: 401707

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

So I’ve watched the Fire Emblem gameplay stuff and... I’m probably going to pass. The whole ‘high school’ vibe is pretty off putting (though I know that’s only going to be the first act of the game), but more than that it just looks very bland. Maybe I’m more used to the OTT style of the recent 3ds ...
by Flabyo
June 13th, 2019, 5:45 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3391
Views: 401707

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

Well here’s the half hour Treehouse segment on Fire Emblem...

by Flabyo
June 12th, 2019, 7:47 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3391
Views: 401707

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

Kotaku has some hands on impressions of Cadence of Hyrule. While it seems like it doesn’t have the same crazy steep learning curve of Crypt of the Necrodancer, it doesn’t look like it’s been dumbed down either, still seems pretty tough.
by Flabyo
June 12th, 2019, 6:23 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Xbox news and discussion thread
Replies: 897
Views: 120116

Re: Microsoft Xbox news and discussion thread

Switched myself to Gamepass Ultimate last night. The conversion changed over what I already had prepaid into my gold subscription (and this months already paid gamepass fee) and so now I don’t pay anything again until late February. I get the arguments about ownership, and that a lot of people reall...
by Flabyo
June 11th, 2019, 9:17 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat
Replies: 148
Views: 1867

Re: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat

It’s gotten a bit confused how the remake is actually going to work out, as far as I can tell it’s not ‘episodic’ in the sense that a telltale game might be, but more like the Star Wars movies are. So it’ll be ‘ff7, part one’ as a full game on it own, then later on a new full game called ‘ff7 part t...
by Flabyo
June 11th, 2019, 7:31 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3391
Views: 401707

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

Neither Game Informer, Eurogamer, Siliconera nor even Nintendo Life appear to have written a single article about the new Fire Emblem trailer, unlike virtually anything else shown during the Direct. Unless I missed something it was just a montage of cut scenes, it’s not going to be high on the list...
by Flabyo
June 11th, 2019, 4:27 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3391
Views: 401707

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

The LA remake looks great, but I suspect the switch tax will be in full effect and I don’t know if I want to buy it for full whack for a third time... hehe.

Not really much else to interest me in that one. A sequel to Breath of the Wild existing is nice to know, but was almost a given really.
by Flabyo
June 10th, 2019, 7:18 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat
Replies: 148
Views: 1867

Re: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat

Watch Dogs 3 looks fun.

And I know most of you didn’t play the second one, you missed out. Was way better than the first.
by Flabyo
June 10th, 2019, 2:44 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat
Replies: 148
Views: 1867

Re: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat

It sounds like they’re planning to use an ssd as a RAM disk in the Scarlett. So it’s not what you’re downloading your games onto, but something they’re adding in as a secondary cache element to speed overall loading times. The primary storage will probably end up as an ssd as well anyway, but it’s s...
by Flabyo
June 9th, 2019, 8:57 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat
Replies: 148
Views: 1867

Re: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat

Obsidian’s new one had a very Fallout vibe to it, and there’s also Wasteland 3. So it’ll be nice and easy to forget that Fallout 76 ever existed... hehe. Pleased I have gamepass, lot of good stuff will be on there (and Metro Exodus? Surprised that didn’t get a bigger crowd response, that thing isn’t...
by Flabyo
June 9th, 2019, 7:25 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat
Replies: 148
Views: 1867

Re: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat

Because of course Neo is in Cyberpunk (I’m still hoping they have Ciri in there as well, trust me, it would be in canon)
by Flabyo
June 9th, 2019, 3:48 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat
Replies: 148
Views: 1867

Re: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat

9pm uk time for the Xbox event.