Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:21 pm
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:31 am
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:33 am
_themissingshade_ wrote:Andrew wrote:Picked up both Wolfenstein New Order and New Colossus for $40 on PS4, played NO when it came out and dug it. Replaying it now and it's still freaking great, story character and cover-leaning gunplay. I definitely prefer it to DOOM
Did see Doom for pretty cheap, might pick it up for PS4 and might enjoy it more on console?
Smashed through NO. New Colossus gets batshit, took me some time but i'm loving the hell out of it
Finished New Colossus, was okay. They fucked the Stealth system hard.
I really wanted to like Wolfenstein (New Order), and I assumed I would based on its glowing praise. But damn did I walk away disappointed from it. I seem to be the only one who felt environments were bland, the gameplay tedious (the AI is pretty bad), and the story/characters mostly forgettable (this isn't an issue in Doom because the story isn't doing much work to carry the game). The first red flag for me was trying to make the player stress out over a dilemma involving characters you barely know. Fable 3 tried this too and it also had the emotional impact of a wet tissue. According to friends, I took the "less interesting" path with respect to that initial dilemma. IMO, it's not great design if your game has a less interesting path. With all this said, I also thought MGS V was horrible, so...
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:58 am
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:11 pm
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:15 pm
UglyCasanova wrote:Mega Man X is best Mega Man
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:55 pm
All of those games are grounded in their own universe though, Wolfenstein works to show how oppressive and expansive the Nazis are and Phantom Pain was built as a place to project yourself into. MGS was always steered towards using unique ways to beat a situation rather than being violent. Besides; games like PUBG, Minecraft, Rust, Pokemon GO, etc, is all entirely that and everyone is going to have their own weird experience - which is completely unique to games.
I will delicately say in criticism of Wolfenstein, the blatant "Ludonarrative dissonance" *wankwank* does get to the point where you are directly responsible of thousands of heinous murders where BJ is simply a War Criminal. Which goes against the tired Soldier trope that New Order was mostly about and what New Colossus was glorifying.
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:56 pm
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:19 pm
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:02 pm
_themissingshade_ wrote:With the Mega Man comments above, I have to assume you all are getting hyped for Mega Man 11?
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:56 am
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:59 am
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:23 pm
nogodsnobedtimes wrote:Wife bought a Nintendo Classic last night, it's been pretty fun playing Castlevania and Final Fantasy again. Save slots are a wonderful thing.
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:25 pm
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:01 pm