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Troy: Total War Saga

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- Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:01:45 EST 1gcP/wOX No.755276
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It's free on epic store today only. Might as well pick it up, even if you don't really like total war. Just start a new epic account and sell it or something. It's a $50 game.
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Wander - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 01:27:22 EST PphJgLk8 No.755286 Reply
No such thing as free, you are still giving epic something they value more than free game here and there. Probably selling them part of your actual soul in the fine print in the eula, and that helps some satanist executives cum harder, or at least contributing your pc to chinese government.
Chihuahua Supremacist - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 12:45:14 EST YNbUhUHH No.755294 Reply
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so??? would you rather pay for the candy that rots ur teeth?????????

>>755286but youre gonna be giving your soul away don't matter what platform youre using to play your games, and dont matter if youre paying for the games or not. Thats completely besides the point
chihuahua master of internet debates - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 21:56:58 EST P+Ej6R/f No.755299 Reply
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i just DEMOLISHED these two homeboys' arguments and now theyre too embarrassed to say anything back lmao ayyyyyyyyyyyy

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 Remake Announced for PS4, Xbox One, PC

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- Tue, 12 May 2020 12:27:13 EST FKaMvHkQ No.752443
File: 1589300833289.jpg -(117553B / 114.80KB, 769x960) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 Remake Announced for PS4, Xbox One, PC

>Activision has announced Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2, a compilation remake of the first two THPS games developed by Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy studio Vicarious Visions, which has a long history with the series.THPS 1 and 2 will be released for PS4, Xbox One, and PC via the Epic Game Store on September 4, 2020, with preorders offering fans early access to a demo of the iconic Warehouse level. The game is a remake compiling the first two games in the beloved THPS franchise, including all levels (even the secret ones), and IGN spoke with Vicarious Visions studio head Jen Oneal to learn more about what’s new and returning to THPS 1 and 2

>In addition to gameplay tweaks to make the skateboarding itself more modern, THPS 1 and 2 will mark the return of all the hallmark missions — collecting SKATE letters, secret tapes, etc. — from the original games, while also introducing some new challenges.

>THPS will support competitive online play, but the remake will also feature split screen multiplayer for those who want to play with friends locally.

>“Most of the songs made it into the game. There's only a small handful that we just couldn't get the licensing rights for. It's a pretty full soundtrack and you'll get to hear your favorites, like “Guerrilla Radio” is in there, “Superman,” which is kind of like the anthem of THPS, is in there,” she said.

I'm pretty stoked.
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 11 Aug 2020 18:16:53 EST w5rH0tWd No.755229 Reply
Only through their app I believe.

>Anything that provides exclusive in game shit that you can only get by buying other shit always feels scummy to me

Agreed but it depends on how you look at it but there's plenty of people that would want it. Burger King had done it with great success although PocketBike Racer, Big Bumpin, and Sneak King were all complete games that you could buy separately without having to buy their food.

I pre-ordered the game this past week but I didn't get a code for the demo (I guess that's only for digital pre-orders or something) but when saw they were doing this promotion, I went for it cause I like Chipotle and the THPS series but this isn't anything new in gaming. One example I can remember is buying Crackdown when it came out just to play the Halo 3 multiplayer beta.
Lan Di - Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:35:55 EST lYYSfbAB No.755234 Reply
god damn c-higgy you are like a fast food video game cross promotion expert
Garrett - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 19:08:10 EST zHapUDnP No.755298 Reply
Demo's out (if you pre-ordered or subjected yourself to two hours shitting your whole bowels out of your ass)

I kinda wish there was more actual content in the demo, but fuck it. Plays good, looks good, definitely bodes well for the full game, imo

Next-Gen Game Prices Jump to $70

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- Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:53:53 EST o6//q1BG No.754128
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Hope you're all ready for $70 to be the new normal. Surely this new premium means publishers will no longer need to aggressively monetize their games with season passes, gambling, and micto-transactions, right? RIGHT?
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Dixie Kong - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 11:07:47 EST WK70lQyn No.755292 Reply
I've been reporting every single post of his for obviously using an avatar, mods don't seem to give a fuck. I'm fairly sure the report button is just placebo at this point.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 12:59:10 EST 9LS4YT9V No.755295 Reply
It is surprising that the standard retail price for games was 60 bucks for the 7th and 8th generations, which is almost 15 years now and now they finally decided this was the generation to make it $70. I remember 6th generation games were $50 though back then it was rare to see collector's editions of games though after Halo 2, they became more popular and the standard for big game releases that would allow to charge more than $60 for games. Even with having one price, there's now the added costs of DLC, microtransactions, season/battle passes, lootboxes, etc.

$70 is like the amount Nintendo used to charge for SNES and N64 games though that was due to the high production cost of cartridges. Given that the cost of development for games has been exponentially increasing, it makes sense to increase the cost of the games themselves.
Hammer Bro. - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 16:22:03 EST vHFds3Hn No.755297 Reply
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Dev costs have increased, but so have sales.
The best selling SNES game that didn't come with a SNES was DK2, at 5 mil sold.
RDR2 sold 32 million copies, FIFA 18 and COD BLOPsII 24.

In any case, price isn't directly related to dev costs.
Do sequels that reuse assets, engine, design work, voice lines, etc cost less than the first edition?

Madden and FIFA sell for full price but have a yearly dev budget of about six bucks, 7-8 if the dev has to spend 10 minutes remembering how to import the new spreadsheet.

BWP: Life is meaningless and too short to not play vidya games edition

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- Tue, 07 Jan 2020 03:50:11 EST ee15B55K No.747953
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Last thread >>739208

Finally got a chance to play ACE COMBAT 7 in my backlog. Yeah! Aerial combat rocks!
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Tom Nook - Wed, 12 Aug 2020 07:52:12 EST wNcsjSSV No.755253 Reply
Risk of Rain 2 1.0 full release is out. Fun game.
Pigma Dengar - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:57:13 EST IcB310ea No.755296 Reply
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Didn't wanna make an entire thread but Hitman 3 will be playable in VR.

Don't have super high expectations but I could see this being extremely fun to mess around in

Fighting games

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- Sun, 17 Jun 2018 22:36:56 EST Em5eQTJ4 No.721991
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Are there any easy games to master? By easy learning moves and combos and strings.

I heard Doa6 and Sc6 will be easier to learn? Is that true?
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Dregs - Sun, 09 Aug 2020 20:13:09 EST 1gcP/wOX No.755166 Reply
Soul Calibur series is definitely a good "easy to learn, hard to master" but in a gentle way. For instance, Raphael can beat the AI just by mashing the Y or triangle button in many SC games. But then there's Nightmare, who has a not very challenging full combo that you can do right from the word "fight". Basically, SC is as difficult as the character you pick.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 11:13:28 EST j+I6iPCZ No.755293 Reply
Who knows. Maybe Virtua Fighter 6 will finally come out on next-gen consoles if Sega finally decides to do so.

The Last of Us: Part II

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- Sun, 14 Jun 2020 10:34:56 EST KOtt88cJ No.753361
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Let's talk about it.
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Chun-Li - Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:35:12 EST XIuwxrth No.755277 Reply
Still not totally clear on how permadeath works with saved progress. I understand you can't manually save, though.
Chun-Li - Thu, 13 Aug 2020 16:05:22 EST XIuwxrth No.755279 Reply
Also, ammo and resources are REALLY scarce so far. Fuck.

How do you guys figure out what to play next/ massive backlog

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- Thu, 13 Aug 2020 12:15:16 EST 5LhCL4yN No.755270
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I remember when I couldn't afford games and they never went on sale. Now they go on sale and I end up collecting them. Back then I'd buy a title new play it to completion then move onto something else.
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Captain Price - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:42:40 EST 9VPrc8rD No.755283 Reply
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Does it count as a backlog if it's just a bunch of extra keys you've picked up from bundles? I've got over 1,100 games in my Steam library alone, and I doubt I'll even install 75% of them. Games I actually consciously purchase, I'll try to at least sink a couple of hours into to, but honestly if something is not immediately at least an 8/10, I'll fucking drop it and move on to something that is because the market is just stupidly saturated with too many excellent games to waste time on anything that's just "OK". Sorting by most recently purchased is generally how I work through my list.
Wander - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 01:17:16 EST PphJgLk8 No.755285 Reply
Maybe when you dont know what to play its your aging subconscious mind telling you to get another hobby or go outside or get a job or something.
Meryuuna Lafette - Fri, 14 Aug 2020 05:33:28 EST 5JizN8QW No.755288 Reply
I just buy games I really want to play and avoid most AAA-titles that play all the same.
Then I pick two genres I can play and change things up inbetween.

What a fucking retarded minigame

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- Sat, 18 Jul 2020 23:10:13 EST uXMai21a No.754551
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Lord Grazel - Sun, 19 Jul 2020 07:20:06 EST BJtLvEfC No.754557 Reply
You can buy a decent foam mattress for less than the price of a current gen (as in their price has already been reduced a few times) console new, probably a frame and nice duvet and pillows.

Shin Megami Tensei V and Nocturne HD remaster announcement

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- Mon, 20 Jul 2020 10:57:08 EST 85p2kgBz No.754593
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>Shin Megami Tensei 5 will come to Switch in 2021, Atlus confirmed in today's Nintendo Direct Mini.

>American and European players won't have to wait any longer than Japanese players.

>Atlus announced a remaster for Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne, originally released on PlayStation 2 in 2004. The remastered version will come to Switch and PS4 in spring 2021

>Nocturne is multiplatform. Releasing along side the PS4. More information on the 23rd.

Nocturne with up-to date fusions is pretty exciting news. Hoping we still get Dante.
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Four - Thu, 13 Aug 2020 03:07:29 EST QT0fwvFH No.755263 Reply
Well, dante was included in the maniax version, and replaced by raidou in the chronicle version
the remaster is a remaster of the chronicle edition, and the maniax content is the dlc so it makes sense.

Ghost of Tsushima

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- Thu, 16 Jul 2020 15:42:28 EST hRfsG87y No.754480
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Ghost of Tsushima is coming out in a few hours and apparently it's really good. What are your thoughts, who has it preloaded? Please use spoiler tags for spoilers.

>ACG Review
>DF technical breakdowns
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Chihuahua (the office is a great show (WATCH IT)) - Mon, 10 Aug 2020 05:14:04 EST 220pmdwu No.755177 Reply
>>755141beautiful checkerboarding artifacts

Crash 4

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- Sun, 21 Jun 2020 13:25:41 EST BkU9oAA0 No.753669
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Oh my God what did they do to Coco
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chihuahua of the brazilian variety - Wed, 12 Aug 2020 14:41:21 EST +JbkcDEj No.755260 Reply
coco is coconut in brazilian portuguese. cocô is something else in brazilian portuguese

Master Chief Collection on PC confirmed

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- Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:18:09 EST hRfsG87y No.733267
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We've all heard the rumors, but it's official. The Master Chief Collection is coming to PC. When and how much will it be? Who fucking knows, but it's coming to Steam and the Windows store.

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Four - Wed, 12 Aug 2020 10:52:14 EST qM9XlB9v No.755256 Reply
They've been working on it for five years. Shamelessly using covid as an excuse when their latest presentation was subpar at most. This just 343 terrible mismanagement at work. I can't believe Halo is gonna miss the Xbox SeX launch.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 12 Aug 2020 13:07:50 EST a28I0VBP No.755259 Reply
Also their original creative director Tim Longo, who was Halo 5's creative director, had left 343 last year so you can imagine the creative changes they would have to make that would impact its development. Halo Infinite not being a launch title is a big loss for the Xbox Series X launch. I'll probably end up just getting it a few months later like I did with the 360 and Xbone.

hacked PSPs

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!!nOu201Dt - Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:51:16 EST +Qfog5pX No.748332
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i got a 32gb card in mine and i pretty much loaded it up with emus, roms, ps1 games, ISOs & some custom software. 15mb left. can't find a 64gb card anywhere online. not sure if they are a myth or not. micro sd cards are slow and the adapters would make them even slower. fuck microsd.

PSPs ftw! anyone else still use a hacked PSP?
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Rayman - Wed, 12 Aug 2020 02:35:17 EST p1j7IyKN No.755246 Reply
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Sons of bitches jackin muh spice wurms
KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:10:38 EST 5nRDyOou No.755258 Reply
lol I played through Thousand Arms at least 5 times back in the day. I still remember that game for Sodina waifu. You even had to take the female party members out on very boring dates.

Cheapass gamers

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- Mon, 13 May 2019 03:03:58 EST b42yZ7wv No.736838
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Anyone else?
I haven't bought a new full priced game in years. 60 bucks is and will always be ludicrous
Nothing tickles my anus more than finding a great game for $20 bucks or under.
Also helps that I'm patient and I don't play many online games so I don't have to worry about the community still being active
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Daniel Spunkmeyer - Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:19:58 EST +0yi7xMh No.755238 Reply
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Since this is a cheapass gamer thread..

>any GZdoom users here play "Aliens Eradication"? (pic related)

I believe it was made by a veteran dev of all 3 avp games; combining his favorite elements of each into one kick ass Doom 2 mod. It utilizes sprites, textures, and sounds from Alien Trilogy on PS1 and AVP 1/2 on PC, as well as the iconic horror stings and ambient tracks from the films.

>8 large, multi-objective maps modeled after iconic locations from the films
>Can be played on any map/.wad, retaining its dark ambiance and new textures
>4 playable classes: Colonists have to escape alive and rescue others
>Mercenaries (Marines) have to obtain vital research and materials
>Yutani Operatives must collect live xeno samples and eliminate all witnesses
>and Combat Synths simply need to exterminate all Xenomorphs
>Features entire arsenal of weaponry from the films
>Encounter various xenos, dormant eggs, terrified colonists, roaming marines, and Yutani death squads; With random placements every playthrough.
>The entire Xenomorph life cycle can be seen in realtime by observing the NPCs interact: Egg hatches, facehugger impregnates human, chestburster erupts from host, and it quickly grows into a fully grown Xeno if not killed before scurrying away. Sometimes friendly NPCs will chestburst at random.
>Uses a BrutalDoom-based gore system; complete with attention paid the corrosive properties of Xenomorph acid and the trademark white color of Synthetic blood.

I played an older version of this not too long ago and loved it. Now it has a full release! You can get it here: https://www.moddb.com/mods/aliens-the-ultimate-doom/downloads/aliens-eradication

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