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Old 01-12-2010, 12:33 PM   #251
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Anybody ever play the Shining Force games on Sega Genesis? I bought that Sega Genesis collection for $15 for my 360 and it's fantastic. Over 40 Genesis games. I'll be busy for awhile.

SHining Force is pretty fun, as well for the Classic Phantasy Star games.
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Old 01-12-2010, 03:10 PM   #252
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Fable 2 its really good
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Old 01-18-2010, 01:00 PM   #253
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Old 01-30-2010, 02:07 PM   #254
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Mass Effect 2.


From a purely technological viewpoint - it's a marvel. Certainly sets a new high bar to what people call "cinematic gaming". The setpieces have much more variety than the original, and the game pacing is extremely smooth. The plot probably depends on tastes though and some might find it cheesy, so I won't delve into praising that while I personally seem to be having loads of fun with it.

The gameplay aspects might make some people frown though. It's basically a standard shooter and a RPG lite, which doesn't make me think it's going to be quite the winner among all people. Some RPG purists are definitely going to complain about the toned down (or "streamlined") character customization and action-centric gameplay, while those just craving to get into the next shootout might be appalled by the lengthy bits you just spend walking around and talking to people.

I'm familiar with both and thus able to enjoy most of the stuff the game throws at me - the only low note being the resource-gathering minigame. It's a tad tedious, but I've heard that unlike last time it actually ties to the main plot and you're forced to spend some time scanning planets if you wish to reach one of the game's better endings.

All things considered though, it plays and feels pretty good to me. I'd believe most gamers should at least check it out - as is the case with part 1.
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Old 01-30-2010, 02:45 PM   #255
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Just went back and started playing Resident Evil 4 again.I can't express how much I adore this game!
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Old 01-30-2010, 03:08 PM   #256
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Resident Evil 4 is a modern masterpiece. Played throught it numerous times on the Gamecube and again when I upgraded to the Wii edition.
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Old 01-30-2010, 10:09 PM   #257
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the best game EVER, of course!!

CALL OF DUTY MODERN WARFARE 2!!!!!!!

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Old 02-01-2010, 10:29 PM   #258
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Well, I finally got around to playing Broken Swords today. I must say, so far, it's pretty good. I really love the references the game made to Poirot and Tintin at the beginning.
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Old 02-02-2010, 11:20 AM   #259
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Well, I finally got around to playing Broken Swords today. I must say, so far, it's pretty good. I really love the references the game made to Poirot and Tintin at the beginning.
It's one of my all-time favorites, that's for certain. However, I must ask... why do you constantly type the name in a plural form? Are you referring to the whole series instead of simply one entry (likely the first)?
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Old 02-02-2010, 05:11 PM   #260
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It's one of my all-time favorites, that's for certain. However, I must ask... why do you constantly type the name in a plural form? Are you referring to the whole series instead of simply one entry (likely the first)?

Oh jeez, you're right. All this time I've been reading it with an s in the end when there wasn't any. I guess I need to have my eyes checked.
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Old 02-19-2010, 01:21 PM   #261
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I've also been taking time playing the Phoenix Wright games. I finished Apollo Justice not too long ago. Overall, the gameplay is great, but I don't care very much for the story nor for the anime art style.
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Old 02-23-2010, 11:39 AM   #262
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Sonic's Ultimate Genisis COllection. It has Streets of Rage.
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Old 02-23-2010, 11:19 PM   #263
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I just dled the demo for Heavy Rain. At the moment though, I am currently strolling through the City of Dis.





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Old 02-24-2010, 10:40 PM   #264
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Just finished Bioshock 2. AMAZING! Not quite as profoundly good as the first but still a great game. The story, voice acting, and gameplay are all excellent, but the thing that really makes Bioshock stand out for me is its sense of style. It's rare to see a first person horror/action/scifi game with so much 1930s/40s influence. Great soundtrack, and really well polished all around.
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Old 02-25-2010, 01:21 AM   #265
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They made a game of Dante's Inferno? From the looks of things they could've titled it anything along the lines of "demons fire hell gore concept." I'm guessing they missed the conceptual brilliance and point of Dante's work altogether.

This was never meant to be a video game...seriously, what the hell?

Next, watch Hollywood make a video game-based film from this...
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Old 02-25-2010, 03:18 AM   #266
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Next, watch Hollywood make a video game-based film from this...

You mean something like this?



The New York Times was a bit perplexed as well.
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Old 02-25-2010, 06:52 AM   #267
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Next, watch Hollywood make a video game-based film from this...
I think I'll skip that one. Might pick up the novelization when it comes available though.







Yes. I know.
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Old 02-26-2010, 04:09 AM   #268
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This should look familiar to all Grim Fandango fans. And if it doesn't, let's hope you qualify for one of the premium packages.


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Old 03-03-2010, 05:11 AM   #269
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It's apparently possible to play as one of Heavy Rain's protagonists in the buff. Kotaku has a full write up on it, here.
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Old 03-03-2010, 10:57 AM   #270
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Old 03-03-2010, 11:42 AM   #271
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Old 03-04-2010, 10:24 AM   #272
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Old 03-04-2010, 03:51 PM   #273
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Old 03-22-2010, 08:50 PM   #274
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I've finally finished playing Broken Sword, and I must say, it was fantastic. I would say it's probably in my top 10 or 20 favorite games. The ending was a little weak, but not bad. I'll probably begin playing the second game tomorrow.

I'd like to thank Finn for bringing it to my attention. And if anybody knows of any other good adventure games, ideally one that can be played on ScummVM, please PM me.
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Old 03-24-2010, 01:31 AM   #275
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I've still been playing Modern Warfare 2 mostly, trying to rank up.
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