What games are you playing currently?

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by charlhussey, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. DBR

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    I'm a few hours away from completing Mass Effect Andromeda. It's not nearly as bad as I'd been lead to believe, but not a great game.

    SW Battlefront II
    and Assassin's Creed Origins are both calling out to me (I was going to cancel both, but got them pretty cheap on E3 preorder sales, so I kept them.
     
  2. JD

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    I finished the main story in AC: Syndicate today, so I'll probably be focusing on LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 for a while.
     
  3. od0_ital

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    Picked up Call of Duty: Ghosts for the Xbox 360 for $4 at Half Price Books on Black Friday. Started playing it this morning, already gone through the first five levels - Ghost Stories, Brave New World, No Man's Land, Struck Down & Homecoming - and unlocked seven achievements - one for each completed level plus 'Spatial Awareness' (kill your first enemy) and 'Blimey O'Riley' (pounce on 10 enemies whilst controlling Riley) - in just a couple of hours.

    This is my first CoD game, and I'm playing it on the "Recruit" level, so its been easy to get through. But the levels are super short, seems like the cut scenes are longer than the game action. Not sure if I'll get more CoD games later yet. Got a good deal on this one, though. Black Friday, HPB was giving out $5 gift cards & everything was 20% off, so I still have change left on the card, didn't pay anything out of pocket for it.
     
  4. JD

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    Does anyone else who's playing LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 know how to defeat the enemies in the red vests? I've run into them several times now, and I haven't been able to figure out how to break the vests off of them. The only way I've been able to get rid of them was knocking them off ledges.
     
  5. kirk55555

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    I beat Mario Odyssey a few days ago, and it was very fun (also the first Mario game I've beaten, although I've played most of them). Today I beat Fallout 4. Its fun, but nowhere near as good as FO3 or NV. I've left a lot of side quest that I might get back to, but I'm good just beating the main quest right now. I'm still playing Wolfenstein The New Order, and enjoying it a lot. I'm also still playing Overwatch, which I'm basically going to be playing for the foreseeable future.

    I do want to start another game to replace the two I beat, so I'm going to have to go through my (rather large) backlog and find something. Maybe Uncharted 4 or Yakuza Kiwami (although I have a bunch of things to go through, these just happen to be the frontrunners).
     
  6. Turd Ferguson

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    I beat Super Mario Odyssey yesterday with somewhere around 260 moons. Now, I'm traveling around to various kingdoms searching for more.
     
  7. Pazuzu's Head Lice

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    I'm up to 664 and there's another (fucking hard) challenge at 500 moons.
     
  8. Turd Ferguson

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    370 moons now, and the Koopa races are annoying as fuck. Especially the one in the lake world
     
  9. JD

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    I finished up the story in LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2, but since this a LEGO game that means I'm just over 30% done.
     
  10. kirk55555

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    I just got Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 on PS4, and its fun. I had played it on PS3, but it was fairly inexpensive and this Ultimate edition actually came with all the DLC. Not the most meaty game from a single player perspective, but I'm having fun (and both its roster and look are a lot better then MvC Infinite, at less then half the price).

    I've also gotten hooked on Stardew Valley on the switch. Its a fun little game, with a very good "just one more day" feeling that makes me want to keep playing.
     
  11. Pazuzu's Head Lice

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    Just finished a playthrough of Oxenfree. really enjoyed it. Also finished TeelTale's Guardians of the Galaxy, liked it less than I usually like their games, just didn't seem to click .
     
  12. JD

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    I bought and started playing Horizon: Zero Dawn last night, and after 2 or 3 hours I'm really enjoying it.
     
  13. Lookingglassman

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    Dishonored Death of the Overseer
     
  14. Lookingglassman

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    Yeah it is a really good game.
     
  15. JD

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    In Horizon, I think I've already figured out who/what Aloy is after the scene in the mountain, not quite sure what it means though.
     
  16. kirk55555

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    I beat Wolfenstein The New Order. It really fell apart story wise and the combat got boring about half way through.

    I started Uncharted 4 and its decent so far. I liked UC2 a lot but couldn't be bothered to finish UC3, so hopefully this ends up being more like UC2 (just removing the Nightcrawler based enemies will be a huge improvement on UC3).
     
  17. Owain Taggart

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    UC3 felt like a bit of a rush job. It had some gorgeous setpieces (the escape from the burning palace, and the cruise ship) and some terrible level design (the desert ambush) but while it had a great setup, the story just fell apart, especially towards the end. I loved the boss fight in AC2 and felt it was rewarding, and so I was pumping myself up for another good boss fight, only to have it fizzle in the form of a QTE. That's my biggest criticism of the game. They built it up all throughout the game, how dangerous the baddie was, so when it came time to defeat them, it really felt anticlimactic. It wasn't even a difficult QTE either as it was rather slow, giving you time to do the required button presses. It was as if they just gave up on further developing it. Guess they were distracted by The Last of Us.
     
  18. JD

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    I loved UC4, the story is especially good if you have any interest in learning more about Nathan Drake's backstory. I don't remember having any real problems with any of the gameplay. Uncharted is one of my absolute favorite game series of all time. I still need to play The Lost Legacy.
     
  19. Smellincoffee

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    GTAV, Cities Skylines, and Sims 3. Lately I've been exploring the Showtime and Island Paradise expansion packs, both of which were disappointments in their own way. Island Paradise' water map is laggy, and Showtime's "careers" are all basically the same, just with different animations for the show and costumes.
     
  20. kirk55555

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    Well, the gameplay is fine. The story of UC4 is really, really frustrating. The flashbacks are fine, but fuck domesticated Nathan Drake and his whiny "There are no permits, and I refuse to do something remotely adventurous without all paperwork in order" philosophy. I was so pissed off that I purposefully tanked the Crash bandicoot section, since it wasn't what they probably meant it to be (a charming little throwback) and was more of a "Remember when Naughty Dog gave a crap?". I also skipped the post Bandicoot cutscene because screw Elena (worst female character in the series) and screw Nathan Drake, 50 year old suburbanite.

    At least that one character showed up in the very next cutscene and will presumably force Nathan to do something besides fucking paperwork and bantering with his boring, why-the-fuck-are-they-even-married wife. This whole game is feeling less Indiana Jones and more "What if Bilbo was a real prick and kept refusing to go with the dwarves at the beginning of The Hobbit because they hadn't filled out certain paperwork in triplicate". I honestly think I'm permanently soured on Nathan now, even retroactively. He's such a whiny prick. Even Elena points out how he's being a moron. Who thought this was good writing? Even UC3, which was so painfully mediocre I didn't finish it, never got this bad with the writing. This is going to be hard to get through, assuming I can bring myself to do it. How can Uncharted 2 be generally really good but everything after be such utter crap?

    The worst thing is I know how this shit ends. Nathan retires and helps produce some brat with Elena. I guess UC4 is taking a lot of influence from the Indiana Jones films, in that the fourth one sucks. Actually, that's unfair to Indiana Jones. At least the character of IJ was still adventuring and willing to go do stuff in KotCS even though he was past retirement age at that point. Nathan would probably just be at a retirement home in Miami complaining about his bad knee.

    On a more positive note, I got Pinball FX3 and most of the boards on PS4, and I'm really getting into it. I've never played much pinball, but I like the unrealistic style Pinball FX has, and the themed tables.