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20 minutes ago, E.Worm Jimmy said:

Got both Valhalla and Immortals:Fenix Rising and I had a lot of fun in Fenix over the weekend. 

 

I have read all reviews and thought that I would like Valhalla better at it is less childish  - but no - apparently I like Zelda / I meant Fenix more. I only played Valhalla for 2 hours.

 

Some of the vaults are annoying but combat is pretty fun. I think I am about 10 hours in and plenty to do. And juvenile narration is kind of fun sometimes ;)

 

Was it worth buying both games at full price - not sure -  maybe not - but it is a decent Zelda replacement for the PC - and judging by previous Creeds - both games willl keep the price for a while.

 

Only regret - not buying for PS4 because I wanted better graphics and keyboard and mouse.  - however for PS4 I could have sold both games after I was done and while they still cost a lot.

I played Valhalla for 260hrs on PS5 and loved it, I also have Fenix and will try that after I've completed Control.

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techbeck
11 hours ago, E.Worm Jimmy said:

Was it worth buying both games at full price - not sure -  maybe not - but it is a decent Zelda replacement for the PC - and judging by previous Creeds - both games willl keep the price for a while.

 

I got AC:V full price.  Was a fun game and still play a little now and then.  New DLC coming this month so looking forward to that.

 

Immortals:Fenix Rising is %50 off on XBOX now.  May grab that in a few.   Something to play in between DLCs for other games I am waiting for.

11 hours ago, SnoopZ said:

I played Valhalla for 260hrs on PS5 and loved it, I also have Fenix and will try that after I've completed Control.

AC:V was/is fun.  I put about just as many hours into it. Maybe a little more.  Looking  forward to AC Japan.  I just enjoy the series.

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George P

I tried to play NBA 2k21 but I just couldn't, they've made these too much of a sim than what I grew up with.  I ditched it and started yakouza 3.

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techbeck

Started playing Immortals:Fenix Risin.  Fun game so far.  And like everything I read, feels like a combo of AC and BOTW.

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techbeck

Immortals:Fenix Rising was fun.  Got the available DLC and playing that now.  But the main game was fun, the commentary kinda funny, but some of the vaults were a PITA so I skipped over them.

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dipsylalapo

Completed Arkham City over the weekend and picked up another game that I was part way through, Ace Combat 7.

 

It's amazing how much variety they can create for a fairly simple concept. Really enjoying the game so far.

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George P

I think I'm around 75% done with Yakuza 3, going to play the Evil Within after this before I swing back to Yakuza 4.  I think it's best to split it up and play something else and not do the whole series back to back.

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Steven P.

I still play Quake Champions (almost) every day to blow off steam but I am sick and tired of all the cheating and Bethesda's refusal to deal with it.

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daniel_rh

PC:

Prison Architect

Two Point Hospital

The Witcher 3

 

Android:

Tintin Match

Family Guy

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nhjay
On 05/10/2015 at 13:38, DConnell said:

Oh yeah, and Berzerk!

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So many hours of my childhood spent on Berzerk! Thanks for the good memories.

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Steven P.
44 minutes ago, Steven P. said:

I still play Quake Champions (almost) every day to blow off steam but I am sick and tired of all the cheating and Bethesda's refusal to deal with it.

Saw this pic in another thread

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relevant!

 

Quake Champions, in early access since 2017.

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1 minute ago, Steven P. said:

Saw this pic in another thread

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relevant!

 

Quake Champions, in early access since 2017.

hahaha - so true,   i cannot believe so many people buy early access - i tried it, and it is just not worth it, i would rather wait and see the final reviews, and then pay more.

 

same reason i stopped using Kickstarter, as originally it was 75% success, but now it is a freaking gamble. they final product is either delayed for years and by that time someone in china makes a similar version for much cheaper. or it is just not the product they originally described at all.

no more falling for this crap.

 

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nhjay

I've been replaying Civilization II, yes Civ II, lately. What better use for my Ryzen 5 3600, and GTX 1660?

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SnoopZ

Just platinumed Control Ultimate on PS5, what a great game.

 

No idea what I will play next.

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George P

Started playing the evil within, finished the first 2 chapters before I took a break.   Gonna dive back in later tonight.

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techbeck

Replaying Witcher 3. Been a while and never play the expansions

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KiHu

Finished Horizon: Zero Dawn yesterday.

 

I think now I have to pick upp Immortals: Fenyx Rising again to finish the DLCs.

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6 hours ago, techbeck said:

Replaying Witcher 3. Been a while and never play the expansions

Expansions stories are fantastic

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George P

Finished the evil within, waiting for MS to put the sequel up on game pass at some point.  I was planning to play Yakuza 4 next but I kind of feel like something else, don't know yet.

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1 hour ago, George P said:

Finished the evil within, waiting for MS to put the sequel up on game pass at some point.  I was planning to play Yakuza 4 next but I kind of feel like something else, don't know yet.

I've tried this and that in that series but finally decided since I probably wasn't going to finish any of them anyway I'd just work on Kiwami 2 and go from there.

 

Outriders is pretty much excellent.  I wasn't really expecting a unique and polished property that feels influenced by so many things without being a copy of any of it.

 

After that...?  I have no idea, hoping XSX shipments start showing up in the US again sometime before 2025.  ;)

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SnoopZ

Gone back to God of War 2018 and trying to get platinum now it's 4K60 on PS5.

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14 minutes ago, SnoopZ said:

Gone back to God of War 2018 and trying to get platinum now it's 4K60 on PS5.

i still have ps4pro collecting dusk and i only did like 20% of that game before i stopped playing.  i stopped and could not get back to it after a few month break, so if i play again, i would have to start from scratch, because even after 4 months i forgot all controls and how to play - open world is very different from previous GOWs where i can start from any place at any time, and it just seemed to work.  gameplay is very different.

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On 08/04/2021 at 05:24, E.Worm Jimmy said:

Expansions stories are fantastic

As are the mods, you can completely change the gameplay with mods!

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14 minutes ago, jnelsoninjax said:

As are the mods, you can completely change the gameplay with mods!

I never tried mods at all - did not even think about it.  and i did the full game with both expansions twice - most time i EVER spent in the game since i was a teenager with patience and sega genesis - i think i spent 100s of hours on Sonic games - which i later beat in under 10 hours in my 30s LOL  - but as a kid i just could not beat the later levels.

 

anyways - what exactly do mods do?

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37 minutes ago, E.Worm Jimmy said:

i still have ps4pro collecting dusk and i only did like 20% of that game before i stopped playing.  i stopped and could not get back to it after a few month break, so if i play again, i would have to start from scratch, because even after 4 months i forgot all controls and how to play - open world is very different from previous GOWs where i can start from any place at any time, and it just seemed to work.  gameplay is very different.

I last played and completed the story in 2019 and I thought I would struggle with the controls but after 30mins or so it all fell into place and this morning I have managed to kill 5 of the 8 Valkyries which I found too hard before, maybe 60fps makes all the difference.

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