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by James
June 24th, 2019, 9:06 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Dragon's Dogma
Replies: 112
Views: 15521

Re: Dragon's Dogma

Yeah, really frustrating, Alex79uk. :( Sorry, Scrustle! :oops: I can only say that the dagger abilities I have mostly seem to come down to holding R1 and a face button to initiate, and then mashing an attack button to continue the move. I either stagger the enemies by continuing to mash or risk my a...
by James
June 24th, 2019, 4:14 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Dragon's Dogma
Replies: 112
Views: 15521

Re: Dragon's Dogma

Ooft! I'm about 10 hours in now, and am struggling to find a hook that'll keep me going, sadly. The combat feels very mashy and weightless, plus I feel I'm relying on my pawns to carry me through the tougher confrontations. The traversal is pretty frustrating, with incredibly-slow stamina regen, and...
by James
June 22nd, 2019, 3:13 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Dragon's Dogma
Replies: 112
Views: 15521

Re: Dragon's Dogma

Yeah, getting that feeling from it myself. Will definitely set aside 1-2 hours at a time for it, and save shorter sessions for other games, I think.
by James
June 22nd, 2019, 2:08 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Dragon's Dogma
Replies: 112
Views: 15521

Re: Dragon's Dogma

Far be it from me to dust off an old thread, but I've started playing Dragon's Dogma today! :o I've heard lots of good things about the game over the 7 years since release, but just never got around to playing. Well, the time is now! I was passing my local CeX this morning and stuck my head around t...
by James
June 22nd, 2019, 1:55 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Replies: 122
Views: 4252

Re: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Fear not, Alex79uk, the enemies which need multiple deathblows are definitely mini-bosses. The distinction is similar to Souls games in that he won't respawn once you beat him. That particular fight is testing your ability to deal with Perilous Attacks (symbolised by the red kanji alert). This was c...
by James
June 21st, 2019, 6:36 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Games Completed 2019
Replies: 672
Views: 24171

Re: Games Completed 2019

1st Jan - Virginia (Xbox One) 13th Jan - Gravity Rush 2 (PS4) 27th Jan - Mortal Kombat (Vita) 3rd Feb - Mortal Kombat X (Xbox One) 18th Feb - Crackdown 3 (Xbox One) 12th Mar - Dark Souls 3: Ashes Of Ariandel (Xbox One) 17th Mar - Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City (Xbox One) 6th May - Guildmaster Story ...
by James
June 17th, 2019, 8:31 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Destiny / Destiny 2
Replies: 46
Views: 6473

Re: Destiny / Destiny 2

I had almost exactly the same experience with D2 as I did with Destiny; the shooting felt good enough for me to see the campaign through to completion, but I quickly ran out of steam thereafter. Sadly, with both games I found myself completely unsure of what to do or where to go once I didn't have a...
by James
June 17th, 2019, 8:05 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Destiny / Destiny 2
Replies: 46
Views: 6473

Re: Destiny / Destiny 2

Pretty sure I'm going to hop back into D2 when New Light launches alongside the Shadowkeep expansion in September. I was hoping Rage 2 might give me the looty-shooty fun I've been missing of late, but word of mouth on that game kinda put me off. The Pitchford Effect is still cooling any enthusiasm I...
by James
June 16th, 2019, 3:12 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Games Completed 2019
Replies: 672
Views: 24171

Re: Games Completed 2019

1st Jan - Virginia (Xbox One) 13th Jan - Gravity Rush 2 (PS4) 27th Jan - Mortal Kombat (Vita) 3rd Feb - Mortal Kombat X (Xbox One) 18th Feb - Crackdown 3 (Xbox One) 12th Mar - Dark Souls 3: Ashes Of Ariandel (Xbox One) 17th Mar - Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City (Xbox One) 6th May - Guildmaster Story ...
by James
June 7th, 2019, 12:21 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Videogame News
Replies: 1584
Views: 203865

Re: Videogame News

I suppose Darksiders: Genesis also means that Strife will have his own solo outing, so Darksider IV could be a four horsemen game?

I guess we'll see!
by James
June 7th, 2019, 12:02 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: What classic games or series are still to be looked at by C&R that you hope get covered in the future?
Replies: 20
Views: 338

Re: What classic games or series are still to be looked at by C&R that you hope get covered in the future?

Unsurprisingly, all of these series (and most of the spin-offs mentioned) are on the spreadsheet. With previous series, we recorded on a monthly cadence, but even that had to be relaxed for Final Fantasy. This was to give the team time to play each game, and also because the Volumes can quickly beco...
by James
June 6th, 2019, 4:38 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Games Completed 2019
Replies: 672
Views: 24171

Re: Games Completed 2019

1st Jan - Virginia (Xbox One) 13th Jan - Gravity Rush 2 (PS4) 27th Jan - Mortal Kombat (Vita) 3rd Feb - Mortal Kombat X (Xbox One) 18th Feb - Crackdown 3 (Xbox One) 12th Mar - Dark Souls 3: Ashes Of Ariandel (Xbox One) 17th Mar - Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City (Xbox One) 6th May - Guildmaster Story ...
by James
June 3rd, 2019, 7:09 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat
Replies: 152
Views: 2465

Re: E3 2019 - Conference times and general chat

Go on then, some E3 predictions...‬ Ubisoft: ‪- Splinter Cell (obvs‬) ‪- Just Dance VR‬ (‘bout time) Microsoft: ‪- Heavily streaming-focussed presentation & next-gen reveal (bold guess, I know!) ‪- Gears 5 release date: October 2019 ‪- Ori & TWOTW release date: August 2019‬ ‪- Cyberpunk gameplay/rel...
by James
June 3rd, 2019, 3:08 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Games Completed 2019
Replies: 672
Views: 24171

Re: Games Completed 2019

1st Jan - Virginia (Xbox One) 13th Jan - Gravity Rush 2 (PS4) 27th Jan - Mortal Kombat (Vita) 3rd Feb - Mortal Kombat X (Xbox One) 18th Feb - Crackdown 3 (Xbox One) 12th Mar - Dark Souls 3: Ashes Of Ariandel (Xbox One) 17th Mar - Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City (Xbox One) 6th May - Guildmaster Story ...
by James
May 29th, 2019, 8:34 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Games Completed 2019
Replies: 672
Views: 24171

Re: Games Completed 2019

1st Jan - Virginia (Xbox One) 13th Jan - Gravity Rush 2 (PS4) 27th Jan - Mortal Kombat (Vita) 3rd Feb - Mortal Kombat X (Xbox One) 18th Feb - Crackdown 3 (Xbox One) 12th Mar - Dark Souls 3: Ashes Of Ariandel (Xbox One) 17th Mar - Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City (Xbox One) 6th May - Guildmaster Story ...
by James
May 22nd, 2019, 7:44 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Games Completed 2019
Replies: 672
Views: 24171

Re: Games Completed 2019

1st Jan - Virginia (Xbox One) 13th Jan - Gravity Rush 2 (PS4) 27th Jan - Mortal Kombat (Vita) 3rd Feb - Mortal Kombat X (Xbox One) 18th Feb - Crackdown 3 (Xbox One) 12th Mar - Dark Souls 3: Ashes Of Ariandel (Xbox One) 17th Mar - Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City (Xbox One) 6th May - Guildmaster Story ...
by James
May 20th, 2019, 7:50 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discourse
Topic: Whatcha Been Watching?
Replies: 1228
Views: 197000

Re: Whatcha Been Watching?

I enjoy British Brevity in my TV, but am unable to employ British brevity in my forum posts! ;-)
by James
May 19th, 2019, 1:44 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Games Completed 2019
Replies: 672
Views: 24171

Re: Games Completed 2019

That's a shame! I was hoping RAGE 2 would fill the Borderlands-shaped hole in my gaming life. Sadly, from everything I've seen/heard, I get the impression that the shooting is fun, but the world and story let the side down. On that basis, I'll wait for DOOM Eternal to get my tight, fast id FPS, and ...
by James
May 19th, 2019, 1:41 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: If you could only pick one console...
Replies: 40
Views: 745

Re: If you could only pick one console...

Hang on! I need some clarification here. Are Wii/WiiU/3DS' Virtual Console or Vita's PSOne catalogues allowed? They could be seen as digital re-releases of previous gen games, and therefore equivalent to a HD remaster/re-release. So Xbox 360 backwards compatibility for Xbox One should also qualify, ...
by James
May 18th, 2019, 11:04 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Xbox news and discussion thread
Replies: 897
Views: 121859

Re: Microsoft Xbox news and discussion thread

It obviously depends on what you're looking for from gaming. I choose not to rely solely on Game Pass, Games With Gold, PlayStation Plus, EA/Origin Access, Humble Monthly, and Epic Store's free games; I'd feel like I was missing out on too many games that interest me if I did that. That said, if I j...