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Buyers Remorse- / Shitting on games-thread? by Ronny Fulliburghs - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 01:59:49 EST ID:1f0BDLMb No.717531 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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After playing the beta of GW WILDLANDS with friends,
we decided to buy it through a deal.

Turns out the game is boring as fuck,
every mission is the same,
the weapons shoot all like garden-hoses and
they didn't even fix the stupid enemy-AI or HUD-issues!

Now I returned because of the Splinter-Cell-Update,
turns out the game shoves Microtran$actions into your face mid-game
and is still boring as fuck.
Ronny Fulliburghs - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 02:06:08 EST ID:1f0BDLMb No.717532 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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and I don't know if its the camera or the poor-weapon-sounds,
everything feels so detached, so un-immersive!

I had more fun playing Delta Force back then!
Altaïr Ibn La-Ahad - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 02:43:05 EST ID:yfjeb0K4 No.717535 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Ghost Recon is long dead sadly, and Ubisoft games are basically an indistinguishable, generic gruel.

>Bought an Xbox 360 at launch to play Perfect Dark Zero. Turns out the game was a complete piece of garbage, and the 360 red ringed like 3 times before I got one that worked.
>Bought the steel case special editions of Doom 3, Splinter Cell: Conviction and Resident Evil 5. Seems like every 360 game I got hyped for turned out to be a piece of shit.
>I saved up to buy Star Fox: Assault on release thinking it was going to rule like 64. I'd rather play Adventure again than suffer through that piece of shit.
>I keep buying Mario & Luigi games like clockwork, and I never have any fun with them. I guess I just keep holding out hope someday one of them will be as good as Mario RPG or the first two Paper Marios.
Claude - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 03:00:21 EST ID:4nOjBi40 No.717536 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Star Fox: Assault
Did you ever try multiplayer? Singleplayer was admittedly weird with terrible pacing but the MP was unironically better than Halo yet that console generation totally ignored it
Ignatio Mobius - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 03:43:25 EST ID:vUQMvqUU No.717539 Ignore Report Quick Reply

While perfect dark zero was bad as a first person shooter, I fucking loved the Infection game mode. I must've played hundreds of hours of that shit with my friends in high school.
Kessler - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 03:50:43 EST ID:4Qx///XE No.717540 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I just picked it up on the deal. I don't mind it. I haven't had any issues with the game so far.


I got the fucking special edition of Duke Nukem Forever.
Claude - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 04:00:51 EST ID:4nOjBi40 No.717541 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i bought an xbox for duke nukem forever
Sephiroth - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 11:15:57 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.717564 Ignore Report Quick Reply
my condolences to you
Sophitia Alexandra - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 11:50:27 EST ID:uKhYx3Wy No.717566 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Oddly enough, I've never had a serious case of buyer's remorse. At least not on modern consoles. That's probably mostly because I'm not a scrub who preorders games.
Guile - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:15:03 EST ID:Qp43yh0P No.717567 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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You'd think OP would have learned not to buy Ubisoft games after his last equally whiny as fuck thread about Siege
Harman Smith - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:38:02 EST ID:X37fkeKQ No.717571 Ignore Report Quick Reply

hey remember Splinter Cell Chaos Theory? That was great.

Hang on a minute, what's this Wildlands thing about?
Dark Queen - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 14:35:48 EST ID:OH/OGlHP No.717575 Ignore Report Quick Reply
every single purchase I've ever made in world of tanks which is now above 5,000 canuckaroos total
Andrew Ryan - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 15:33:40 EST ID:VsQJM6ph No.717579 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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what the fuck man
Four - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 15:40:23 EST ID:B5mRbyS0 No.717580 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Now i dont feel so bad about spending that fiteen cannocks to change the look of my character in FFXIV.
Kazuma Kiryu - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 15:46:46 EST ID:An8kNAhA No.717581 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'd say the worst ones to really hurt my feelings deep down inside are:

Burnout Paradise - I hate the focus on freeroam, point-to-point tracks and online multiplayer. It completely ruined it for me. Also, I love constantly being told someone's amazing track records while I am trying to play solo! Fuck you, Criterion. lol at the $40 for the remaster

Mercenaries 2 - What a fucking grind. Also, fuck you for making civilians dive into the road if I drive my muscle car too fast and charging me for their deaths. I got about 30% through the game and then never picked it up again. Playground of destruction was so much simpler and more enjoyable.

What the fuck happened to the Need for Speed franchise? Fuck, I'm making myself sad.
Raphael Sorel - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 15:51:00 EST ID:JAfM/azk No.717582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>What the fuck happened to the Need for Speed franchise?

It got popular. Though to be fair the only NFS I find interesting are Shift 1 and 2
Four - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 16:09:19 EST ID:GCyVY9sk No.717584 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Need for speed has always been popular, peaked with underground. Greatest tragedy was Gran Turismo Sport. Barebone game, no weather dynamic, no offline career, no offline save system. I could go on and on but the series is dead and i would much rather just move on.
Harman Smith - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 16:38:29 EST ID:X37fkeKQ No.717585 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Mercenaries 1 was great.

I didn't like the cutscenes and the storyline in 2, plus they basically took the most popular character from the first game and made him the protagonist, and I liked the other two. Plus NK was a much more interesting location and atmosphere.

I only ever played NFS Underground. It was alright, fun.
Professor T. Bird - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 17:50:12 EST ID:JzBfCkUx No.717588 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Never played mercenaries 1 but I loved 2. Sure it has plenty of flaws but the amount of stuff you could do in terms of calling in weapons, vehicles, airstrikes on the fly made it really fun.
Tons of ways to complete those open optional objectives, you could attack with a chopper, call in a tank, go crazy with airstrikes, or just go on foot and go crazy with a fuel burst rocket launcher.

Tbh the first game definitively sounds more intriguing though.
Rebecca Chambers - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:23:28 EST ID:i4gUHXvQ No.717592 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Ugh I got to play GT sport with one of my cousins the other day, total trash.
Desmond Miles - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:51:20 EST ID:eAPvvZ29 No.717594 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I played the demo this weekend, ya I'm with you OP. It's a great setting, the sort of thing I'd be into if it had better gameplay. For me it's Injustice 2, got pulled into the lootbox/ leveling up loop, the actual game itself is pretty lackluster IMO.
Illidan Stormrage - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 19:38:34 EST ID:Ys+B1JAg No.717595 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Fucking Brink.
Sheogorath - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 20:28:48 EST ID:us7Zum46 No.717599 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'm gonna have to go with Final Fantasy XV. Two years ago, it was released as an unfinished game, and now it's fully realized with more DLC on the way. At this point I don't care to see what the game is like now. This was the realest kick in the balls I've ever received from a gaming company.
Dogmeat - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:17:16 EST ID:h+u5/93O No.717608 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I have only ever regretted buying one game, and that was Ping Pals for the original DS. When the DS came out i grabbed a few launch titles and didn't realize that it was basically pictochat but nobody else had it so I played it alone.

I probably put at least 30 hours into Ping Pals drawing and writing to myself and decorating my character. It was really depressing but not the worst thing that happened around that time.
Four - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 03:14:26 EST ID:94ywvG0U No.717610 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Yeah i regret buying it too but not too much. I only hate it cause the story is an unfinished pile of garbage. I get so annoyed by Noctis always leaning forward like he's about to fall when he's running that i had to take breaks from playing the game. Major events in the story are being sold back to you as DLC, its just so fucking sleazy its disgusting. Imagine if you played FF7 and the Nibelheim Incident was sold back to you as DLC later on after you finished the game. By that point you don't even give a shit anymore. And why is everyone wearing black and look like a japanese gigolo its fucking disgusting. When the game was released i was kind of ok with it cause i didnt know what it was, but i went to Tokyo last summer and walked around Shinjuku and all i saw was japanese men dressed up like FFXV characters. FF7 remaster is gonna be shit
Krystal - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 04:20:13 EST ID:97Y+QXT8 No.717612 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Yeah, that game was a piece of shit. There was probably more money put in to the marketing than the game itself. I bought Brink on release and like everyone promptly dropped it. The story and world setting seemed really cool but the game itself was trash.

For me my biggest regret purchase would have to be Rust. The game itself is so fun, but it only makes sense to play with people you know in real life. The community is so toxic, you can befriend someone in game and they will betray you at the first opportunity.

This isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it is psychologically taxing because I used to try to talk with people and work with them, but have gotten burned so many times that now I just shoot people on sight because nobody can be trusted. It feels bad because I want to be friendly to people, but because of the way the community is and the way the game works, the risk/reward of helping a new player is a no brainer: shoot them in the head before they get too close.

It essentially punishes you for doing the right thing and the cognitive dissonance of it all makes me pretty uncomfortable. Being a good friendly person is the fast track to getting fucked over and losing all your shit.

In fact, the game has probably made me have a much dimmer worldview in real life. I used to think people were like me, just wanting to be friendly and exploring what is to be found, but in reality they are mostly psychopaths that would chop you up with a hatchet and eat your flesh when they're a bit hungry if there wasn't a huge societal and governmental apparatus to prevent them from doing it.

Just now I spent about 15 minutes helping a new player that begged me to let them live, explaining some of the mechanics and stuff in the hopes of getting a new ally. I walk away for 30 seconds to take a piss and they have caved my brain in with a pickaxe. Is this really the state of nature of people? Do they really feel no remorse or guilt after something like that?

How can I look at a person in real life when I know there is a murderous conniving animal hidden behind their face? After 300 hours, this question is why I hate Rust.
Jack Rex - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 04:46:50 EST ID:ShGAvpfW No.717613 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I bought Red Alert 3 on release due to how much I enjoyed 1 and 2 - little did I know it would be the beginning of the end for the C&C series as a whole.
Blanka - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:00:51 EST ID:4Qx///XE No.717614 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The only part of FF XIV i've enjoyed is Kingsglave and the ending of the game.

Kingsglave is really good and the I did get some feels from the ending of the game.

But the overall pratice of selling parts of the game as DLC as well as platform exclusive attire? Come the fuck on.
Cain Highwind - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:46:50 EST ID:wfEtFUGF No.717615 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think you need a brake if you think gamers in a game are representative of real people behaviour irl. Don't become a jaded two faced asshole because of a fucking game, cause that'd be pretty silly.
Nick Havoc Parker - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 06:33:25 EST ID:/YOyxhTP No.717616 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Picked up BLOPS3 the summer after it released because there was a fast paced FPS hole in my gaming at the time and I convinced myself I wanted it.

Ran like absolute dogshit on a machine that could handle witcher 3 on high at 30-40fps. Awful awful optimization, had to play it on potato mode and then discovered that the gameplay was dogshit too, every assault rifle felt the same, all the weapons felt dinky as fuck, campaign was a boring "shoot them as they pop their heads up" fuckfest. The multi-player maps were tiny and the wallrunning was terribly slow and useless.

Titan fall 2 released that fall and oh boy did that wash the bad taste out of my mouth.

I regretted buying For Honor new as I grew bored of it fairly quickly but I've been back to it with friends enough to figure I've now nearly got my money's worth.

Oh yeah I bought BF: hardline. Lol. Campaign was pretty bad and weirdly dissonant, though I admit they really tried to do something different and interesting. Some of the gadgets like the zipline, poison gas/gas mask, grappling hook etc were pretty fun and the multi-player had it's own feel, but ultimately it was just a chunk worse feeling to play than BF4 after it was fixed, and the playerbase was 70% total chucklefucks.
Guy - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 06:39:05 EST ID:X37fkeKQ No.717617 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I was just turned off by the game pretty fast and the double-cross thing. Mercs 1 has a great opening driving out of a plane immediately into a warzone, and the tropical setting didn't do it for me like the foggy brown setting of North Korea with the particular style of architecture, it really felt dangerous to go off the beaten path into some canyon where you might find a tank.
Nick Havoc Parker - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 06:39:27 EST ID:/YOyxhTP No.717618 Ignore Report Quick Reply
People are just monkeys in shoes. Some monkeys are chill, some will happily rip your face off for looking at them funny.

My best experience with rust was when I spawned after dying and met another naked player, we then found someone with armour and guns who told us to fight and said he would give the winner a bow. I won because the other guy just ran around the tree screaming for me not too kill him. he gave me the bow, I was severely tempted to shoot him in the back of the head but every time I pulled the bowstring back he turned around and I acted all innocent.

Lack of actual consequences, years of playing games against AI and lack of empathy because you don't know the rando/can't see their face all factor into this sort of behaviour. It's unfortunate because it leads to things like DayZ and Rust turning into shoot on sight deathmatches, which is why you have to Ally with friends and form your own little protected tribal nation.
Four - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:22:39 EST ID:oVtuQhi0 No.717619 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Honestly, the only reason i watched it was for Sean Bean but i was pleasantly surprised. Its a decent movie, but i felt the visuals and Sean Bean Carried the entire thing. The story was weak, but the other Voice Actors weren't really good themselves, at least not for their part. Lean Headey was wayy too old for Lunafreya's role. A forty four year old woman shouldn't be playing the role of a 20something girl. Aaron Paul also was pretty mediocre. The character he was playing wasn't great anyways so i guess i shouldn't be surprised. Everyone else were meh. Honestly, the movie should be watched only for Sean Bean and the action scenes, skip all the other talking parts.
Carmen Sandiego - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:58:39 EST ID:ABSDFTut No.717624 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Red Orchestra 2.
That game is on another level of shittiness. I can't even begin to list why is it overrated as fuck. Look. I'm not a casualfag. I loved ARMA, OP Flashpoint, (1k hours on CSGO also, kinda different game tho) and especially bought Red Orchestra 2 because everyone said it was a realistic, immersive WW2 game, just what I wanted.
Wtf is that game? How can anyone enjoy this? The maps are retarded as fuck by design. There's no variety or anything dynamic about it. You just get spawnkilled over and over, and when you don't, you camp with a sniper.
Keep in mind I still play CS 1.6 and Quake 3. I don't care about low res graphics. But I cant stand ugly as hell, bland as fuck, eye cancer graphics. And every single map in that game is that: brownish sludge, no more than 2 different wall textures, you just have to play the game to see how bad it really looks, it really made me throw up.
There was just nothing enjoyable about that game for me. I'm not scared of a steep learning curve, I bought the game because I expected it to be a challenging, complex, deep WW2 game, like everyone said it was.
What I got was staring at the shittiest brown wall texture for 2 hours while constantly getting spawnkilled. Now If i wanted that, I would play CoD 1, at least that game is enjoyable.
RO is the shittiest, most pretentious, most overrated shit game of all time.
Sheogorath - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:40:36 EST ID:us7Zum46 No.717626 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>I only hate it cause the story is an unfinished pile of garbage.

The story is still an unfinished, incomprehensible disaster even if you watch Kingsglaive and the miniseries. Can you name one other game that makes you do that? Not only did I regret buying it, but FFXV really is one of the worst games I've played. The combat is complete shite, and the open world is boring and empty. It baffles me how most people constantly shit on FFXIII, but give this game a pass.
Four - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:29:30 EST ID:oVtuQhi0 No.717627 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The combat at the beginning is a pain to get through but it gets better. The huge big monsters definitely makes it more interesting but yeah overall its nothing remarkable. but I agree with you in every other point, the game is a mess and it does get a pass but its only because it was hyped for like a decade. It was too hyped to fail. I don't think the next Final Fantasy game is going to matter as much no matter how much they hyped it though, and if they did lets be glad it will be another ten years before we see the next one.

Also i heard from someone though im not sure that the FFXV mobile game generated more revenue than the actual game its based on. This series found its place in a strange place, Old fans want it to get better and are still somewhat loyal to the series but all the people who made FF what it was are long gone. You have to be very skeptical of every video game SquareEnix is going to be a part of from now on. They want that GTA5 money but they are too stupid to know how to do it. All they managed to do is kill every western series they managed to get their hands on and wreck the Japanese ones just as much. I'm not a Dragon Quest fan but i hear they feel the same way about their series as well.

Sega is doing the same thing with Valkyria Chornicles 4 now. The dlc in the first one was actually added stories to expand on the most loved characters, it was a really nice touch. with VK4 The beach Episode and some extra missions that expands on the story are locked in the season pass. I can never buy a game on release anymore, i have to wait six months to a year after release for the "complete" edition to actually get to play the full game. I'm always six months late with video games.
Gray Fox - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:49:08 EST ID:kAnS0XUn No.717629 Ignore Report Quick Reply
In other words you sucked at the game and you didnt even list anything about the game other then, I keep getting kill and map design sucks.
Voldo - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:43:28 EST ID:Svm5z6HE No.717631 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah. The mobile FF games pull in silly amounts of cash because they're gatcha and have the fanbase of players that are old enough to have jobs now.

I bought the new Dragon Quest : Builders for Switch and while I'm not that far into it yet, it just seems... like, a cross between Minecraft and Terraria, and not even the best parts of either game. The controls are really clunky and I feel almost no drive to go towards the next goal I'm being railroaded towards. One would have hoped by this point people could make something better than this, especially from the Dragon Quest line. But then again I never really got into DQ to begin with, I just saw decent reviews and it was switch exclusive and I only had 2 Switch games at the time (now I have 4)
I don't regret it yet, because it'll still be there anytime I feel up to playing it again, maybe after playing something else I enjoy more.
Falco Lombardi - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:50:52 EST ID:kl6/gxGO No.717632 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I was disappointed in 15, but not nearly as much as I was in 13. Final Fantasy hasn't had decent characters in years, but 13s was the worst. Hope is probably the lamest character in the series. I had fun with 15, don't know what people are bitching about so much.
Carmen Sandiego - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:09:02 EST ID:ABSDFTut No.717634 Ignore Report Quick Reply
all i can say is try the game and you'll see it's unplayable
I love this type of games, I don't mind getting killed all the time, what i do mind is getting killed at spawn and have nothing to do with it due to ridiculous map design
the game ran shitty and janky even tho i met the requirements and played on low (microlags, sometimes 0 fps sometimes 144), weapons didnt feel all that special (supposedly bullet drop etc is simulated, idk about that, i never felt anything about that while shooting in the game, bullets just went where i aimed, i kept using sniper positions with SMGs and 1 hitted people with them constantly), i had a good connection in the middle of europe and still couldn't find a single server that wasnt full of people just lagging all over the place, I just felt like I had no chance to play the game, and what I've seen sucked ass.
The graphics are just depressing as hell. they look so bland and horrible, no fucks were given by the devs in that area.
When i started playing ARMA, even Americas Army, Battlefield or any other non-casual mmofps game, I actually had a chance to do things, get killed because i did them wrong, then go at them again considering what i did wrong and the game mechanics, get killed again, then get killed less starting to get a grip on things. thats what i call a learning curve which i love to be steep and covering a loth of depth. thats what keeps me coming back for games like ARMA.
my experience of this game was: no matter what server i connected to, i was placed on a shitty ass map with textures so bland, BROWN and mushy it made me throw up, constantly geting killed in the first 10 seconds around the spawn area by a sniper. When that didnt happen, I wandered around the map until I've found the sniper positions, beat the sniper there in the head with my weapon, then I crouched there, spawn killing people in 1 shots with an SMG for half an hour. I then refunded the game on Steam. This was my experience.
Realistic WW2 shooter my ass.
Carmen Sandiego - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:16:28 EST ID:ABSDFTut No.717635 Ignore Report Quick Reply
and im not critizing the graphics cause i played on low settings (although thats mostly standard for me when talking about online games, to get the most client side performance possible, and not one game i ever played on low looked this bad), i did that only in an effort to try and eliminate the inconsistent fps, which didnt help.
All I'm saying in the graphics department it looks so bad it's insulting, it really shows no one fucking cared about any details, or the color palette, or anything. I'll happily play a 20 year old game if i can see the developers actually tried their best and put effort into making things pleasant to look at. If i see a newish game with graphics that just scream "idgaf" I tend to throw up no matter the fancy post processing or whatever.
This wouldn't be a reason to bash the game for me if it was otherwise enjoyable, I care very little about graphics in general, but with this game, the offensively bad textures were just the icing on the cake.
Gray Fox - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:31:52 EST ID:kAnS0XUn No.717636 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>all i can say is try the game and you'll see it's unplayable

I have played it I have over 1200 hours on it. The game has a step learning curve and moves fairly clunky, but spawn killing is almost impossible and I think your bullshitting here. If you start to run toward anything you get kill, part of the game is patience and or having a good team leader, to have you respawn somewhere safe. All of your reason for not liking the game are not valid points.
Sheogorath - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:32:43 EST ID:us7Zum46 No.717637 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>I was disappointed in 15
>I had fun with 15, don't know what people are bitching about so much.
Carmen Sandiego - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:41:30 EST ID:ABSDFTut No.717638 Ignore Report Quick Reply
obviously if you manage to play for 1200 hours you'll find the game likeable
i felt no motivation to learn to play this shit and all what I've said happened.
I had the most fun when i was camping in a snipers spot with a fucking ppsh and kept killing every single person that ran out of the spawn building area. at that point the game felt like a complete joke, a worse Call of Duty 1, so i refunded.
Interestingly i never had this problem with other games that are hard to master. That's what I was looking for when I got this game and that's what kinda games I play.
I've found nothing enjoyable about this game for 2 hours and the game mechanics or design did not seem impressive enough to be worth getting invested into. I couldn't find a server where there was any kind of communication or team leading.
This is also the ONLY game I ever refunded on steam.
The Horned Reaper - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:18:05 EST ID:o7v2cc0f No.717639 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I had the most fun when i was camping in a snipers spot with a fucking ppsh and kept killing every single person that ran out of the spawn building area
Were you playing in a server mostly populated by bots?
Carmen Sandiego - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:39:25 EST ID:ABSDFTut No.717640 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah. Obviously I base my opinion on a multiplayer game by playing on a single server with bots.
It would've been better tho, at least they wouldn't have lagged as much as the actual people.
Falco Lombardi - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:08:24 EST ID:kl6/gxGO No.717644 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just because I was disappointed, didn't mean i didn't have fun with the game. Im a long time final fantasy fan, so I appreciate all the monsters, music and bitches. I was expecting it to be more fleshed out, thats why I was disappointed. I had more fun with this game than any dragon age, mass effect, or assassins creed.
B.B. Hood - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:31:45 EST ID:LeEUsS4s No.717648 Ignore Report Quick Reply

FFXV wasn’t fleshed out at all when it was released, and now early adopters need to to pay $40 for A) The Royal Edition Update B) The next season pass.

Like the other guy wrote, it’s a kick in the balls, but at least I won’t be buying sixty dollar games anymore.
Dark Link - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:19:54 EST ID:SmuKHQlf No.717677 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I was so excited for it and it got a really good review in the gaming mag I read at the time, so I got it at full price at launch. The guy at the store made a point that there were no returns, but didn't actually explain the reason why: the disk had only three installs. Not three installs on different computers, three installs maximum. And of course the game had been gutted by EA, so that none of the cool creature physics that everyone saw Robin Williams play with were there, none of the cool space effects were there, and half the gameplay was shitty real time strategy sections.

Also evolution in Spore comes down to a really shallow parts upgrade system, and terraforming is basically moving from a handful of predetermined stages, and they tried so hard to cover that fact up before launch.
Sonya Blade - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:49:20 EST ID:t35ih8Sj No.717678 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Super Mario Run.
Jill Valentine - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:24:29 EST ID:FeQZdHyN No.717680 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What did you expect?
Nemesis - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:39:58 EST ID:hFgjOy52 No.717681 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Battlefield 4. It's not bad, but man...the Bad Company games were so much more laid back and enjoyable.
Morrigan Aensland - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:52:04 EST ID:vUQMvqUU No.717682 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Something about the map design just turned me off of that game compared to BF3 and the bad company games. It had nice improvements but everything seems to have this weird color filter over it and the maps are just weird. I want some classic wide open maps with lots of enterable buildings that you can hunker down in and fight from instead of them just being enclosed CQC areas with maybe 1 window to snipe from.
Falco Lombardi - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 03:17:32 EST ID:o7v2cc0f No.717684 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Dead Space 3.
There no point where I wasn't thinking "This was probably really scary at some point in development, then altered to promote more cinematic, action-oriented gameplay".

There's enemies that use vents and crawl on walls and only attack when you're not looking, and could be terrifying if you never knew if you'd gotten them all
Except they literally never stop screaming after they spawn and have massive yellow orbs, and the door to the next area doesn't unlock until you're safe.
There's enemies that disguise themselves as corpses
Except they jump up and start screaming as soon as you get within 15 feet.
There's parts where you're in a white-out, slowly freezing
Except they show you where to walk so there's no question of whether you might have gotten off-track when you were attacked.
There's vent/wall-covers that enemies can hide in to attack from areas you thought were safe
Except they literally always contain enemies so you know they're going to come from there as soon as you see one.

The entire game was littered with design choices that have no place in a horror game, like 15 second cinematic introductions to new types of enemies.
Also micro-transactions for ammo/upgrade parts in a single-player campaign.

Pic unrelated.
Jason Fleming - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:17:24 EST ID:76NIU5gx No.717685 Ignore Report Quick Reply
what is that pic? I played that game but cant remember what it was,
Mr. X - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:28:36 EST ID:yfjeb0K4 No.717686 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Jason Fleming - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:30:47 EST ID:76NIU5gx No.717687 Ignore Report Quick Reply
right, i need to play the second one
Capt. Bannon - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:04:31 EST ID:/LAqvwyS No.717688 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Meh, it wasn't that good. Mostly boring, 5/10
Gary Oak - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:16:42 EST ID:KX/w/EfW No.717689 Ignore Report Quick Reply

You didn't miss anything.
Inky - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:16:49 EST ID:vj6vfcn7 No.717702 Ignore Report Quick Reply

If emphasis on story over gameplay is your thing, give it a try. However I think both were severely lacking. Just play SOMA instead. I played through it entirely on ketamine and it was the most existential experience of my life.
James Earl Cash - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:49:08 EST ID:xvQV5sQg No.717715 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That sounds fantastic. I still haven't finished it, it's a spooky one.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:24:10 EST ID:PXxW6WEX No.717748 Report Quick Reply
Alpha Protocol. I was so hyped for it but it was a huge letdown.
Ammon Jerro - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:58:59 EST ID:PH1tLUBP No.717752 Ignore Report Quick Reply

an espionage rpg just sounds like the biscuit juice, doesn't it jim?
Kasumi Koto - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:05:21 EST ID:JzBfCkUx No.717759 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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That game is a hidden gem son.
Choices actually matter in Alpha Protocol.
JC Denton - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:11:25 EST ID:P/yDGuVS No.717760 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Alpha Protocol was amazing. The hell is wrong with you?

Go back to playing Life is Strange, you pansy.
Darth Malak - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:09:41 EST ID:b3zYB9tz No.717764 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Games should be finished before they are sold buddy.
Quan Chi - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 02:35:17 EST ID:SmuKHQlf No.717782 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What exactly were you hyped for that you were let down by?

I mean, you know if it's made by Obsidian that it'll be an unbalanced, badly optimized game with a shitty unfinished ending. That's a given. However, they do consistently hide a quality game underneath all that.
Feng Wei - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:47:56 EST ID:oFr3Lq8Z No.717814 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I remember being super disappointed with this because the demo was pretty fun but the final game was bland as fuck
Alice - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:54:40 EST ID:4Qx///XE No.717815 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Another game i regret Re-Buying is World in Conflict.

At the time, I found it an enjoyable game, graphics were nice, story was something different but it was good enough for me.

So I picked it back up a few years ago and...lets just say the times haven't been kind to it. It's still a good looking game, but with games like Wargame: Red Dragon out, it's pretty lackluster and quite boring.
Samus Aran - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:22:39 EST ID:/DOGofKa No.717842 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I regret backing Starbound, and Need To Know(this will be vaporware, but at least I got my money back).

Fuck me.

>$5k on World of Grind and Bias
Why? I have got to know what you spent all that cash on.
Cole MacGrath - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:03:46 EST ID:uKhYx3Wy No.717843 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Some people are just dumbass whales. There is no logic.
Cutman - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:26:20 EST ID:ivIby6P6 No.717847 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I bought dook long after it was exposed for being shit for $4 and I'm still not sure if I'm surprised how bad it actually was or impressed with how passable it was at times. I bought it again for PS3 and I'm going to try and play it whenever I forget how long the loading times were.
Big Daddy - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:06:26 EST ID:FeQZdHyN No.717856 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I had a good time with both TDD and AMFP. They're really two different styles of survival-horror games (though I think they're supposed to exist within the same shared universe) and this makes sense since they were developed by two different development studios.
SOMA was made by the same studio that did Amnesia: TDD (and Penumbra before that) and I think it's their best work. It's less scary than Amnesia, but the game makes up for its horror lacking with interesting sci-fi ideas that other games don't dare to attempt to convey. I don't regret buying any of these games.
Hwoarang - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:10:03 EST ID:4Qx///XE No.717863 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I love the dook so it was gonna be a day one buy regardless.

I just didn't know how bad it was. The game play tried to bring back the days of old with the multiple weapon selections (which was fine) but the gameplay itself felt like it was from late 2000s/early 2010 and poor Duke himself felt SEVERELY outdated, like an old man trying to be cool.

They didn't have to do Nukem that way.
Big Boss - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:34:47 EST ID:as8MQkdd No.717864 Ignore Report Quick Reply
starbound is really underwhelming. i could never get into it as much as i could get into stardew valley
Darkstalker Kaathe - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:47:36 EST ID:eU+0igES No.717866 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Nathan Hale - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:05:40 EST ID:PWa1lB/r No.717867 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I really enjoyed starbound
Pinky - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:20:24 EST ID:CMAOPcJv No.717872 Ignore Report Quick Reply
yeah, it's a good chill and build game. aimless, but chill af. still fire it up occasionally to make things.
Claire Redfield - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:19:47 EST ID:0z+RVgZ0 No.717876 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What pisses me off most about Starbound is the lack of simulation in the world. You have a world of blocks, and enemies and animals randomly wander around and either bump into each other or shoot each other until one dies. Sometimes a block can kill (lava, boobytraps, and it kills an enemy or animal. That's it.

Terraria was pretty fucking barebone in its simulation (because it had unique enemy behaviors) and even that was more advanced than Starbound.

A lack of simulation in a build-and-explore game ruins it. There's no point in digging up rare shit and building new machines when you're just doing it in an empty space.
Barret Wallace - Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:24:53 EST ID:/DOGofKa No.717934 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I could understand it if WoT was FUN. Guess you're right.

It was a lot better, pre-release state and a lot more free-form.
MayDay - Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:52:47 EST ID:zoR7ZEYG No.718038 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Suck Fighter V
Nightmare - Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:57:05 EST ID:kAnS0XUn No.718054 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The only good thing about this game looks like the mods from what I see.
Heishiro Mitsurugi - Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:38:15 EST ID:eAPvvZ29 No.718085 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Ricks Ufofactory - Tue, 01 May 2018 06:16:02 EST ID:qkbAu1wP No.718523 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>2018 and games still can't compete with Saboteurs World-consistency from 2009!

How COOL would it be, to destroy different strategic points on the map, like communications, fuel and mining and just wiping out the enemy-camps?

So the influence would shrink more and more and the cartel would lash out with more elite-fighters?
It so damn obvious this game was just another generic annual release by the assembly line.
Lucy Stillman - Tue, 01 May 2018 10:03:41 EST ID:5udSRRSX No.718527 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I have many regrets in my gaming life.

Buying a PS Vita at all. I don't know what I was expecting but the selection doesn't really match my tastes. Got FFIX and Chrono Trigger for old time's sake. Problem is, Sony in it's infinite wisdom didn't specify that they were graphically fucked. It's not that they had the original graphics- I was sort of expecting that. They actually reduced the screen size of the games so they only take up less than half the screen. To play them I have to hold the screen 2 inches from my face and squint. (Not to mention that FFIX had a remastered version for the same price that they neglected to make available on their actual portable system.) And I bought them on the online store so no goddamn refund.

I got Far Cry 4 and Primal for a $40 package deal. They're okay I guess. I've heard the multiplayer is good. But I like games with a story, and the story in these games is lame and stretched out in between lots of mindless slaughter. I probably should've played a demo first.

I got a few hours into Pocket Morties when I realized how far some loot boxes could get me. But then I got bored with the game not long after. (For the same reason I got bored with Pokemon when I tried playing one of the newer ones: mindless grinding.) Only spent like 2 bucks, but it's 2 bucks I'll never get back.

And a handful of random indie platformers I can't even remember the names of.

I realize much of this is my fault. So I live and learn to be cautious when buying from the PS store.
Lemming - Tue, 01 May 2018 11:37:55 EST ID:wh8DEHsH No.718532 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I really liked Metal Gear Survive. But then I finished the game and was like ‘wtf did I waste my time on this for?’

Pros: building shit on the fly is fun, scavenging for Gear and weapons is fun, being blind and having an oxygen tank while exploring is fun, and some of the battles in the game are epic. Plus you build your own base!

Cons: You are constantly starving, which is annoying, until you get a solid base and then you literally never have to hunt down food again. There’s so little gunpowder in the game you can’t craft a lot of ammo until end game, at which point there’s little incentive to even play. Really all the best content is completely beyond the end game, which is retarded. Like it’s all in the multiplayer and the base digs, but like what’s the point of working hard to obtain epic gear when you’ve already completed the entire game and have no challenges to face other than multiplayer’s levels, of which there are only a handful of options? Like I’ve got this epic base and there’s no point in having it, because there’s no way to progress the game unless I’m just trying to score better gear to use in multiplayer.
Chrono - Tue, 01 May 2018 19:16:36 EST ID:sPfIsqLc No.718555 Ignore Report Quick Reply
> Really all the best content is completely beyond the end game, which is retarded.
>what’s the point of working hard to obtain epic gear when you’ve already completed the entire game and have no challenges to face other than multiplayer’s levels
It's been like this with every MGS game.
Nariko - Tue, 01 May 2018 20:29:40 EST ID:wh8DEHsH No.718558 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>it’s been like this every MGS game.
Bruh. NO.
Metal Gear Survive isn’t even a Metal Gear game; it wasn’t made by Kojima.
Metal Gear isn’t about getting dope Gear. Like none of the MGS fans care about getting active camo after beating the game. It’s about going on an epic fucking adventure where you use what you’ve got to survive and slaughter. It’s also about deep philosophical musings about a plethora of topics from existentialism to AI as well as fun historic fiction that references countless real/significant events of history and ties them into their lore well.

Metal Gear Solid was such a revolutionary game in my childhood. And then Metal Gear Solid 2 cane out and literally became the most significant take on AI and Free will at the time, and it foresaw the dark future of the internet, like for real. And then Metal Gear Solid 3 came out and was just a sick fucking adventure full of new and fun ideas; one god damn boss could die of old age. And then Metal Gear Solid 4 came out and was the best god damn stealth action game ever made, with an ending to the series that had us all feeling those feels. And then came the very fun but very odd Metal Gear Solid 5, and the series officially died.
Kaim Argonar - Tue, 01 May 2018 22:27:16 EST ID:AcJLZtnC No.718569 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Kojima isn't real, dude.
HK-47 - Tue, 01 May 2018 22:32:14 EST ID:dy8AdRmM No.718570 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>none of the MGS fans care about getting active camo after beating the game.
Shut. The Fuck. Up.
I've played every game since MG and ran mgo1 -3 talk about serious rep and you're not a real fan if u dont get dat camo and go back through every area and just fuck people up just to do it.
Goro - Wed, 02 May 2018 11:06:46 EST ID:vUQMvqUU No.718605 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I gotta agree. I love trying to unlock as many things as possible in metal gear games
Pac-Man - Wed, 02 May 2018 17:51:49 EST ID:sIGpJnNC No.718640 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I enjoy collecting everything, especially in 2 and 3, but yeah I agree that that isn't the main pull for the games. It's everything you said. I didn't love mgs4 as much as you, but I did love the ending.

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