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by KissMammal
September 18th, 2020, 6:44 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3985
Views: 720262

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

Loving revisiting Mario 64, but can totally tell that it's almost purely nostalgia thats getting me through. Hard as it is to admit for such a classic game, but I can't imagine anyone who wasn't there at the time getting much out of it - the simplistic gameplay, sparse level design, stubborn camera ...
by KissMammal
August 25th, 2020, 6:53 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Other great video game podcast suggestions?
Replies: 14
Views: 339

Re: Other great video game podcast suggestions?

How Did This Get Played? which is sort of a gaming-focused spin off of the bad movie podcast How Did This Get Made? . I find it tends to be a bit hit and miss (bad games generally aren't really as interesting as bad films imo), but with the right combination of subject and guest it can be very funn...
by KissMammal
August 18th, 2020, 7:05 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Indie games to get excited about
Replies: 8
Views: 278

Re: Indie games to get excited about

Looking forward to Sludge Life, The Red Lantern (if that's still actually coming out?) and Cyber Shadow.
by KissMammal
August 4th, 2020, 3:16 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Journey (PlayStation 3) - After many years and getting the game for free recently I got the chance to experience Journey. All the positive things I have to say about it relate to the visuals to be honest. The game itself I found to be hugely confusing and lifeless - set in a game world far too expa...
by KissMammal
June 26th, 2020, 7:38 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Resident Evil 4 on Switch. This is probably my third full playthrough, the first 2 being on Wii probably over 10 years ago, and all I can say is this game still really does deserve its masterpiece status. Honestly, the only thing dated about it are the QTEs. It's like the gaming equivalent of that c...
by KissMammal
June 18th, 2020, 8:48 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Sony news and discussion thread
Replies: 2671
Views: 510499

Re: The Sony news and discussion thread

Makes me think though, is there a thread on here for the best looking consoles?
by KissMammal
June 18th, 2020, 8:46 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Sony news and discussion thread
Replies: 2671
Views: 510499

Re: The Sony news and discussion thread

I have to say I started off quite liking it, but every time I see it now I'm really going off it already. Stood up or laid down - it's just not a nice-looking thing to me either way. It's just a bit self-conscious and vulgar, and the fact it is literally one of, if not the largest, consoles ever ma...
by KissMammal
June 8th, 2020, 2:26 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

I loved Huntdown but bailed once I got to the final boss. The last few bosses are tough, but the final final boss was just too frustrating for me. I started another playthrough, this time on easy mode (I loved the game that much I was more than happy to play it through a second time) but I couldn't ...
by KissMammal
June 5th, 2020, 4:10 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Days Gone is one of those games I spend all day looking forward to being able to play later. I'm really loving it so far. The sense of being a drifter, riding from place to place carrying out bounties or exploring NERO sites is brilliant, and I'm starting to feel almost as attached to my bike as I ...
by KissMammal
May 23rd, 2020, 2:42 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3985
Views: 720262

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

Does anyone find it odd that Nintendo revealed Paper Mario not via a Nintendo Direct? It seems odd to me when they have done Directs for a lot less. My suspicion is that Nintendo has put the kibosh on all Directs for 2020 due to Covid. Partly because it's no doubt thrown a lot of their plans into d...
by KissMammal
May 18th, 2020, 8:09 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Huntdown on Switch. If you asked a 12 year old me to describe my dream videogame, this would pretty much be it. For those not familiar, it’s a 2d sidescrolling platform shoot ‘em up that is kind of similar in feel to those old licensed Acclaim action games of the 16 bit era - specifically Alien 3, S...
by KissMammal
May 12th, 2020, 7:06 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Lonely Mountains: Downhill on Switch. Despite loving the aesthetic, I was a bit worried I wouldn’t get into this initially as the game feels a little hostile and prickly to begin with. This is because riding off-road and exploring to find faster routes (which is essential in order to beat the time ...
by KissMammal
May 1st, 2020, 7:13 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Might have to do the unthinkable and switch over to Easy mode... The inability to avoid attacks is grating more and more the further I get. In particular the jump-kicking short haired female assailants and the black-suited cops who seem to be able to grab me from the other side of the screen are dri...
by KissMammal
May 1st, 2020, 5:33 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Final Fantasy VII Remake
Replies: 75
Views: 16114

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake

If they made a HD remaster of the original with a completely overhauled translation and skippable summon sequences I'd be more than happy. Keep the LEGO men, they're great. The recent rerelease versions of FF7-10 allow you to fast forward by up to 3x at any time by clicking the left stick, which is...
by KissMammal
May 1st, 2020, 12:25 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

It's possibly because I literally just got done playing Super Crush KO, which does have a dodge/slide ability. Fantastic little game btw if anyone here hasn't played it. Very slight, but very addictive. I'm hesitant to say, for a modern scrolling beat em up, that the core gameplay is more fun that t...
by KissMammal
May 1st, 2020, 12:22 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Yeah, that's just it. It's like my brain has time to perceive the incoming attack, so I instinctively try to reach for a 'dodge' or 'block' button that isn't there... :lol: Makes for a slightly aggravating gameplay loop at times.
by KissMammal
May 1st, 2020, 12:13 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Cheers. Pretty sure I tried that but must have timed it wrong. As I say, maybe its down to the genre, but there's something that gets under my skin a bit about repeatedly seeing an attack coming, then having half a second to wait for it to land with no way of avoiding it no matter what I do. Feels a...
by KissMammal
May 1st, 2020, 12:00 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Final Fantasy VI
Replies: 26
Views: 8077

Re: Final Fantasy VI

Nupraptor wrote:
April 30th, 2020, 12:21 pm
Still waiting for my Switch release. ☹️
I would kill for a Switch remake of VI done in the style of Octopath Traveler...
by KissMammal
April 30th, 2020, 11:58 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 9841
Views: 1558903

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

I'm enjoying Streets of Rage 4 as well, but is anyone else finding the character movement a little... sluggish? Perhaps that's faithful to the genre, but I'm finding myself a little frustrated by the apparent lack of a 'dash' or a 'block/parry' button. I often find that by the time I see an attack c...
by KissMammal
April 30th, 2020, 7:53 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3985
Views: 720262

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

I'm not usually one to moan about game prices - I don't even mind paying $60 for Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze for example. But yeah, $50 for Burnout Paradise is bananas.