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Old January 12 2014, 06:32 PM   #2626
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^^That's a top notch review Bob, makes me glad i jumped off the console launch bandwagon after last gen fiasco.
What fiasco?
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Old January 12 2014, 06:52 PM   #2627
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Picked up Aliens:Colonial Marines for £3 from Game. I'll give it a try.
That's the worst three pounds you ever spent.
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Old January 13 2014, 12:47 AM   #2628
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Picked up Aliens:Colonial Marines for £3 from Game. I'll give it a try.
That's the worst three pounds you ever spent.
Apparently you can beat that game without firing your gun once.
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Old January 13 2014, 02:47 AM   #2629
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Picked up Aliens:Colonial Marines for £3 from Game. I'll give it a try.
That's the worst three pounds you ever spent.
Apparently you can beat that game without firing your gun once.
The game also follows none of the Aliens-universe "canon" (for what that's worth). It's like they creators did no research at all.
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Old January 13 2014, 02:32 PM   #2630
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Picked up Aliens:Colonial Marines for £3 from Game. I'll give it a try.
That's the worst three pounds you ever spent.
Apparently you can beat that game without firing your gun once.
Having also bought it before Xmas for much the same price, that sounds like a challenge.

However, that'd be work rather than relaxation, cos i have to cover it in the updated Beautiful Monsters.

Anyway...

Getting frustrated at totally failing to win the final boss battle in Saints Row IV, I think it's time for Assassins Creed 3...
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Old January 13 2014, 03:25 PM   #2631
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Are you ready to put in a good 4 hours before the game even starts?
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Old January 13 2014, 04:24 PM   #2632
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Are you ready to put in a good 4 hours before the game even starts?
As long as it's not repeating the same two minutes with the same boss lines fifty times, it'll make a nice change.

And I already played to the point where you land at Boston - was most amused to see you can pat dogs when you see them.
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Old January 13 2014, 04:32 PM   #2633
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Ah, fair enough. I fairly enjoyed AC3, I did ignore a lot of the sailing missions, though it may be worth trying them out if you intend on getting AC4, where it's a major component of the game.
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Old January 13 2014, 05:22 PM   #2634
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Ah, fair enough. I fairly enjoyed AC3, I did ignore a lot of the sailing missions, though it may be worth trying them out if you intend on getting AC4, where it's a major component of the game.
My wife gave me both AC3 and AC4 for Xmas...
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Old January 17 2014, 10:29 AM   #2635
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Were you playing Tomb Raider on Xbox? It appears under Games with Gold they're selling Legend, Underworld and Anniversary for £5.09 each and giving away Guardian of Light if you have it.
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Old January 17 2014, 12:42 PM   #2636
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Were you playing Tomb Raider on Xbox? It appears under Games with Gold they're selling Legend, Underworld and Anniversary for £5.09 each and giving away Guardian of Light if you have it.
I don't have Gold, mind you...

Liking AC3 so far - it's nice that you can pat the dogs... Strange there are no viewpoints in Boston, at least so far.
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Old January 18 2014, 02:56 PM   #2637
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God but the orphans' giggles in AC3 is annoying - a misophonia trigger actually - and the fucking game won't let me kill them or hit them like it let you beat the beggars in previous games...

Also, is there anything coming of the "pet animal" thing? Like, is there a secret achievement for petting 1000 dogs or something?
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Old January 18 2014, 04:57 PM   #2638
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That's the worst three pounds you ever spent.
Perhaps. I've paid that for things that have been more of a waste. I haven't come across any bugs yet (besides the characters) and the weapons feel underpowered but I've played games I've liked less. Still, I'm not that far into it, so there's plenty of time.

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Apparently you can beat that game without firing your gun once.
Yeah, I don't think I've managed that so far, though I have to admit, I'm not trying to.

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The game also follows none of the Aliens-universe "canon" (for what that's worth). It's like they creators did no research at all.
Oh hell yes.

As for what's next on the agenda, Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (it's been a while) or Bioshock 1 (never got around to finishing it).
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Old January 18 2014, 05:49 PM   #2639
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Just started playing The Walking Dead Season 1. Enjoying it a lot so far.
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Old January 18 2014, 05:52 PM   #2640
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Perhaps. I've paid that for things that have been more of a waste. I haven't come across any bugs yet (besides the characters)
If you get behind an Alien, it forgets you exist and won't attack...
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