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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by clippa » January 26th, 2020, 10:58 pm

There's also speaking simulator (Jan 30), I don't think I'd like to play it but it's worth watching the trailer.



Hollow Island (Jan 30) looks nice and relaxing if a tad dull. Open world farming/crafting thingy with procedural dungeons.



and Thunder Kid 2 (Jan 29) which looks like it'd have enough constraints to actually work as a 3rd person bullet hell game.


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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by ThirdMan » January 28th, 2020, 12:18 pm

Alex79uk wrote:
January 26th, 2020, 7:35 pm
Has anyone actually played K.Route Zero? I'm really tempted by it, but don't know anyone who's ever tried it. It looks right up my proverbial street.
It's superb. Fundamentally it's a point and click 'adventure' but there are no puzzles, dead ends or resistance of any type. It's all about the writing and atmosphere. There are definite nods to David Lynch and also moments of pure fantasy. It contains a handful of music sections and each of them floored me. Easily some of the most blissful, transcendent sequences I've ever encountered in a game.

It's not for everyone. It's very weird, frankly. The writing and plotting is obscure and deeply thematic. You'll have to work at it. In fact if there is a puzzle then it's in piecing it all together.

Ryan from the team is a huge fan so I suspect he'll be pushing hard for a future podcast!

I'll be buying the console edition today. There's not a lot of pixel hunting etc. so I expect it will have ported over very nicely.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Alex79uk » January 28th, 2020, 6:14 pm

Thanks, definitely want to play it at some point. Annoyed with myself that it was discounted for pre-order on Switch and I had enough credit to cover it, but now it's creeped just above my impulse buy amount. I also have enough to play at the moment so are being strong enough to wait for a sale.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by ThirdMan » January 28th, 2020, 6:40 pm

Alex79uk wrote:
January 28th, 2020, 6:14 pm
Thanks, definitely want to play it at some point. Annoyed with myself that it was discounted for pre-order on Switch and I had enough credit to cover it, but now it's creeped just above my impulse buy amount. I also have enough to play at the moment so are being strong enough to wait for a sale.
Yeah wait for a sale. That's a wise policy with all unknown propositions and this game is certainly that!

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by DomsBeard » January 29th, 2020, 1:00 pm

Alex79uk wrote:
January 28th, 2020, 6:14 pm
Thanks, definitely want to play it at some point. Annoyed with myself that it was discounted for pre-order on Switch and I had enough credit to cover it, but now it's creeped just above my impulse buy amount. I also have enough to play at the moment so are being strong enough to wait for a sale.
This also screams Game Pass at some point. Always had my eye on this so will pick it up in a sale if not.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by stvnorman » January 29th, 2020, 9:40 pm

Kentucky Route Zero has been calling out to me this week, saying “I’m your game of the year” and I really don’t know why because I don’t like point and click! Loads of other stuff on the go so at its launch price I think I can wait for a sale though.

Bit niche, but Arcade Archives Tecmo Bowl is out tomorrow too. Never even seen an arcade version of this before, but I’ve grown very fond of the NES version over the last couple of years so will definitely pick this up.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Alex79uk » January 30th, 2020, 11:14 am

stvnorman wrote:
January 29th, 2020, 9:40 pm
Kentucky Route Zero has been calling out to me this week, saying “I’m your game of the year” and I really don’t know why because I don’t like point and click! Loads of other stuff on the go so at its launch price I think I can wait for a sale though.
I think it's more interactive story than actual point and click puzzler. Think 80 days rather than Monkey Island.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by dezm0nd » February 3rd, 2020, 5:48 pm

Dawn of Fear [PS4] – February 3
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics [PC, PS4, XBO, Switch] – February 4
Life is Strange 2 Collector's Edition [PC, PS4, XBO] (US) – February 4
Monster Energy Supercross 3 [PC, PS4, XBO, Switch, Stadia] – February 4
Monster Jam Steel Titans [Switch] (Retail) – February 4
The Sims 4: Tiny Living Stuff Pack [PS4, XBO] – February 4
Zombie Army 4: Dead War [PC, PS4, XBO] – February 4
7th Sector [PS4, XBO, Switch] – February 5
Battlefield 5 - Chapter 6: Into the Jungle [PC, PS4, XBO] – February 6
For Honor - Year 4, Season 1 "Hope" [PC, PS4, XBO] – February 6
Ghosts’n DJs [PC] – February 6
Knights and Bikes [Switch] – February 6
Throw Anything [PSVR] – February 6
Wargroove: Double Trouble DLC [PC, XBO, Switch] – February 6
The Turing Test [Switch] – February 7

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Flabyo » February 3rd, 2020, 6:49 pm

Trying to remember if the Dark Crystal game is a gamepass one or not. Either way, I love me some tactics so it’ll likely get played.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by James » February 3rd, 2020, 9:18 pm

I don't recall TDC:AOR Tactics ever being announced for Game Pass. That's not to say it wasn't, or isn't going to come to GP at some point, of course. Google doesn't throw anything obvious up though.

Quite interested by it, mainly fuelled by how much I enjoyed the Netflix series last year. If the game captures even a sliver of the wonderful world they expended out from the original film then I'll be happy.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by dezm0nd » February 11th, 2020, 12:29 pm

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 2 [PC, PS4, XBO] – February 11
Metro Exodus: Sam's Story DLC [PC, PS4, XBO, Stadia] – February 11
Yakuza 5 (The Yakuza Remastered Collection) [PS4] – February 11
The Yakuza Remastered Collection: Day One Edition [PS4] – February 11
Necronator: Dead Wrong [PC] – February 13
Darksiders Genesis [PS4, XBO, Switch] – February 14
Dreams [PS4] – February 14
DualShock 4 Back Button Attachment [PS4] (EU) – February 14
Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition [PC, PS4] – February 14

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Scrustle » February 11th, 2020, 12:56 pm

Strange how there seems to have been practically no promotion for Darksiders Genesis. It was the same story with the PC/Stadia release at the end of last year. I assumed they were not pushing that release so hard so they could go all-in on the consoles instead. It's not like the game is a terrible mess and they're trying to pretend it doesn't exist. It was a solid little romp on PC.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by DomsBeard » February 11th, 2020, 4:27 pm

Scrustle wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 12:56 pm
Strange how there seems to have been practically no promotion for Darksiders Genesis. It was the same story with the PC/Stadia release at the end of last year. I assumed they were not pushing that release so hard so they could go all-in on the consoles instead. It's not like the game is a terrible mess and they're trying to pretend it doesn't exist. It was a solid little romp on PC.
Yeah I had no idea what it was when it appeared on Stadia, I wrongly presumed it was a remaster of the original or something for Stadia.

I have just taken delivery of the Yakuza Remastered Collection and Yakuza 6 so very much looking forward to getting stuck into 3 through 6 after getting back into 2.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by dezm0nd » February 16th, 2020, 9:04 pm

Corruption 2029 [PC] – February 17
Mokoko [PC] – February 17
Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle [PS4, XBO] – February 18
Drone Champions League - The Game [PC, PS4, XBO] – February 18
Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition [Switch] – February 20
Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2 [PC, PS4, XBO, Switch] – February 20
Puyo Puyo 2 [Switch] – February 20
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 [Switch] – February 20
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] [PS4, Switch] – February 20
Ciel Fledge [PC, Switch] – February 21

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by chase210 » February 16th, 2020, 9:42 pm

I was nearly gonna get the Vanquish/Bayonetta combo then I remembered I've tried both of those games before and didn't like either.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Alex79uk » February 17th, 2020, 9:41 am

chase210 wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 9:42 pm
I was nearly gonna get the Vanquish/Bayonetta combo then I remembered I've tried both of those games before and didn't like either.
:lol:

That's me all over.

"Oh that game I tried 3 or 4 times before and didn't really like is getting a re-release on a newer system! Well I might like it this time round!"

Oh. No. I still don't.

:(

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Scrustle » February 17th, 2020, 10:28 am

Looking forward to DMC3 on Switch. For those who don't know, they've actually done quite a lot to this version. They added the ability to change styles on the fly like in 4 and 5, and you can now equip all weapons at once, instead of only being able to have two of each type. They also added local co-op for Bloody Palace mode. Those two first changes are huge though. It should totally blow open what is possible in the game. It's almost strange they haven't decided to give this release a new name, because it definitely would justify it.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by chase210 » February 17th, 2020, 11:55 am

Alex79uk wrote:
February 17th, 2020, 9:41 am
chase210 wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 9:42 pm
I was nearly gonna get the Vanquish/Bayonetta combo then I remembered I've tried both of those games before and didn't like either.
:lol:

That's me all over.

"Oh that game I tried 3 or 4 times before and didn't really like is getting a re-release on a newer system! Well I might like it this time round!"

Oh. No. I still don't.

:(
It’s a curse to constantly want to try new releases.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by DomsBeard » February 17th, 2020, 4:25 pm

Vanquish I loved but I've never finished Bayonetta despite owning it on Xbox and Switch still

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Flabyo » February 17th, 2020, 6:15 pm

The various bits of Kingdom Hearts games prior to 3 might be appearing on the XBO this week as well.

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