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18-11-2019, 03:00   #256
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Ori and the Blind Forest.
Decided to finally try out my Gamepass sub. Nice little game. Main tune stuck in my head now. Probably because Spoiler: I heard it so much during the escape sequences due to dying a lot during them
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18-11-2019, 13:34   #257
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Resident Evil 2
Anthem
The Division 2
Far Cry New Dawn
Days Gone
Red Dead Redemption 2
Remnant from the Ashes
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Links Awakening
Gears 5
Modern Warfare

Death Stranding - Finished this far quicker than I imagined I would as I was enjoying it so much I just couldn't stop playing it. A fantastic experience from start to finish and undoubtedly my GotY.

It would take too long to set out everything I loved about it so I'm not going to even try, but it is definitely a game I think everyone should try. I definitely wouldn't blame anyone for disliking it, it's that type of game, but it just hit all the right notes for me.
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20-11-2019, 02:14   #258
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Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

Well finished the campaign anyway so will go back and do the tombs I missed and some side stuff.

And after 4 games in about 2 weeks, I think I'll take a break.
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Shadow of the Colossus remake PS4 - An all time classic.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves remastered PS4 - Loved this, an improvement over no.1 which was also good but has aged somewhat.
God of War PS4 - The game of this console generation.
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception - A cinematic masterpiece.
What Remains of Edith Finch - A beautiful and moving game.
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition PS4 - Absolutely amazing, a must buy and is often on sale.
Infamous Second Son - feel like a super hero. Good game but can get repetitive.
Horizon Zero Dawn - This game is breathtakingly beautiful. Matched by excellent gameplay.
Detroit: Become Human - damn this game just draws you in and plays with your emotions. Highly recommended.
Yakuza Kiwami - my first introduction to the series and absolutely loved it. A complete blast. Highly recommended.
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Resident Evil 2
Anthem
The Division 2
Far Cry New Dawn
Days Gone
Red Dead Redemption 2
Remnant from the Ashes
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Links Awakening
Gears 5
Modern Warfare
Death Stranding

Luigi's Mansion 3 - After the marathon that was Death Stranding this was exactly what I needed. A fantastic 12-14 hour experience that had a smile on my face from start to finish. Probaby made it into my top 3 games of the year along with Death Stranding and Resident Evil 2.
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24-11-2019, 19:40   #261
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Red Dead Redemption 2.
Destiny 2: Forsaken, Warmind and Curse of Osiris.
Assassin's Creed III Remastered.
Assassin’s Creed III: Tyranny of King Washington.
Far Cry 5.
What Remains of Edith Finch.
Mass Effect 1.
Dishonoured 2.
Grand Theft Auto V.
Dishonoured: Death of the Outsider.
Fallout 4.
Infamous: Second Son.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Remastered.
Detroit:Become Human.
Assassin's Creed Liberation Remastered.
Borderlands 2 (Handsome Collection).
Borderlands 2: Captain Scarlett & Her Pirate's Booty DLC.
Final Fantasy 15.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered.
No Man's Sky.
Far Cry Primal.
Vampyr.
Call of Duty Ghosts.
Borderlands 2:
Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC
Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep DLC
Torgue's Campaign of Carnage DLC
Commander Lilith and the Fight for Sanctuary DLC.

Spider-Man PS4. Completed and platinumed. This is a must-play for Spider-Man fans. It's incredibly cinematic in terms of how it's shot and directed to the point where it actually feels like you're playing a superhero film at times. Structurally, it's as by the numbers as an open world game can get but the exhilarating web swinging, the dynamic combat and the slick animations gives the dated tropes a unique angle.

I cannot praise the web swinging enough which has more depth than at first glance. Every destination, collectible and random crime event is just another opportunity to master it. This is a game that is clearly made by people who understand what makes Spider-Man Spider-Man - it's all so polished.

Insomniac should be proud of what they've accomplished. Now if Rocksteady can just make that Superman game.
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26-11-2019, 17:52   #262
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Resident evil 2 - PS4
Shadow warrior - PS4
Red dead redemption 2 - PS4
Fifa 19 - PS4
Life is strange - PS4
Split Second - Xbox 360
Tomb raider legend - Xbox 360
Soma - PS4
Turok - Xbox one
Spiderman - PS4
Metro exodus - PS4
Fifa 19 - Switch
Ghostbusters remastered - PS4
Outlast - PS4
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27-11-2019, 12:34   #263
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I completed Middle Earth: Shadow of War last night as it is on PS Now until February. I enjoyed it a lot. The first three Acts are great fun but I only completed the first two Shadow Wars stages in Act 4 (end game section) as I was burned out at that stage so didn't bother with the rest of them.

The game does have a few problems though, the monologues when you encounter a Captain are beyond tedious and the fact you can't skip them is a ridiculous decision. I find the Nemesis System isn't as interesting as it's made out to be, especially since each in game Region has it's own hierarchy. It's definitely worth playing up to the Shadow Wars section but the end game is not engaging enough to keep playing.

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Assassins Creed OdysseyPlayStation 4
God of War PlayStation 4
Spyro The Dragon PlayStation 4
Spyro 2: Ripto's Revenge PlayStation 4
Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon PlayStation 4
Spider Man PlayStation 4
Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered PlayStation 4
Eventide 3: Legacy of Legends PlayStation 4
Grim Legends 3: The Dark City PlayStation 4
Spider Man DLC: The City That Never Sleeps PlayStation 4
Flower PlayStation 3 (PS Now)
Knack PlayStation 4
Bastion PlayStation Vita
The Lego Movie Videogame PlayStation Vita
Virginia PlayStation 4
What Remains of Edith Finch PlayStation 4
Noir Chronicles: City of Crime PlayStation 4
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham PlayStation 4
Red Johnson's Chronicles: One Against All PlayStation 3 (PS Now)
Stranger Things: The Game Android Mobile
Legacy 2: The Prisoner Android Mobile
Lego City Undercover PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Nightmares From The Deep 2: The Sirens Call PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Sherlock Holmes: The Devils Daughter PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
My Brother Rabbit PlayStation 4
Nightmares From The Deep: The Cursed Pirate PlayStation 4
Lego Ninjago The Movie Video Game PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Detroit: Become Human PlayStation 4
Queens Quest 2: Stories of Forgotten Past PlayStation 4
The Town of Light PlayStation 4
Gravity Rush 2 PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Metro 2033 Redux PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Middle Earth: Shadow of War PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
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28-11-2019, 12:40   #264
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Resident Evil 2
Anthem
The Division 2
Far Cry New Dawn
Days Gone
Red Dead Redemption 2
Remnant from the Ashes
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Links Awakening
Gears 5
Modern Warfare
Death Stranding
Luigi's Mansion 3

Borderlands 3 - I'm by no means done with the game but I finished my first playthrough last night. It's a more refined version of Borderlands, nothing more, nothing less, which is exactly what I wanted from it. Crazy loot, more build diversity, more varied locations, better gunplay and more fluid movement; it improved the series in all the areas it needed to.

My only gripe would be the narrative and writing pale in comparison to Borderlands 2. Handsome Jack was a phenomenal antagonist and extremely well written as a character. The Calypso twins who serve as the main antagonists here are boring, corny riffs on streamer culture and all the obnoxious BS that comes along with it. Their motivations are weak, and the weakness of the villains is only exacerbated further by a narrative that is so by the numbers it makes me question how many of the writing department who were present at Gearbox for the development of Borderlands 2 remain.

As bad as the story was at times, it wasn't enough to sour the overall experience and the gameplay is that good that it overshadows flaws elsewhere. Now to get stuck into the endgame and work on a build that will get me through the new Takedown activity (raid like activity).
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30-11-2019, 17:25   #265
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Red Dead Redemption 2.
Destiny 2: Forsaken, Warmind and Curse of Osiris.
Assassin's Creed III Remastered.
Assassin’s Creed III: Tyranny of King Washington.
Far Cry 5.
What Remains of Edith Finch.
Mass Effect 1.
Dishonoured 2.
Grand Theft Auto V.
Dishonoured: Death of the Outsider.
Fallout 4.
Infamous: Second Son.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Remastered.
Detroit:Become Human.
Assassin's Creed Liberation Remastered.
Borderlands 2 (Handsome Collection).
Borderlands 2: Captain Scarlett & Her Pirate's Booty DLC.
Final Fantasy 15.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered.
No Man's Sky.
Far Cry Primal.
Vampyr.
Call of Duty Ghosts.
Borderlands 2:
Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC
Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep DLC
Torgue's Campaign of Carnage DLC
Commander Lilith and the Fight for Sanctuary DLC.

Spider Man, the City That Never Sleeps: The Heist.

Got all the trophies for the first episode. It's basically the base game but smaller but not as polished. It takes a long time for all the side activities to pop up after you've just completed one and Peter stops commenting mid sentence the moment he moves away from the mission area. Can get annoying when the game fails to operate multiple tasks in an open world game. I do enjoy Peter's interactions with Black Cat but feel that he causes some unnecessary drama that could have easily been avoided... Interested to see where the story goes. Gonna try to finish off the remaining DLCs when I get time.

ETA: Also got the platinum for Call of Duty: Ghosts.

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30-11-2019, 19:28   #266
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It takes a long time for all the side activities to pop up after you've just completed one and Peter stops commenting mid sentence the moment he moves away from the mission area. Can get annoying when the game fails to operate multiple tasks in an open world game.
That happened me with the first Watchdogs. I was going around waiting for new side missions to pop up. I had finished the main story and everything.
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Red Dead Redemption 2.
Destiny 2: Forsaken, Warmind and Curse of Osiris.
Assassin's Creed III Remastered.
Assassin’s Creed III: Tyranny of King Washington.
Far Cry 5.
What Remains of Edith Finch.
Mass Effect 1.
Dishonoured 2.
Grand Theft Auto V.
Dishonoured: Death of the Outsider.
Fallout 4.
Infamous: Second Son.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Remastered.
Detroit:Become Human.
Assassin's Creed Liberation Remastered.
Borderlands 2 (Handsome Collection).
Borderlands 2: Captain Scarlett & Her Pirate's Booty DLC.
Final Fantasy 15.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered.
No Man's Sky.
Far Cry Primal.
Vampyr.
Call of Duty Ghosts.
Borderlands 2:
Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC
Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep DLC
Torgue's Campaign of Carnage DLC
Commander Lilith and the Fight for Sanctuary DLC.
Spider Man, the City That Never Sleeps: The Heist.

Prey (Arkane Studios). Finished a second playthrough as now I'm going for platinum. Will probably resume my third and (hopefully) final playthrough next weekend. Technically, you can get the platinum in 2 playthroughs but the first time I played I just wanted to..."play my way".

Criminally underrated and not enough people are aware of it but you can blame Bethesda for that. For one, it should never have been called Prey so, really, it was set up for unfair expectations. It's very much an immersive sim, not a Doom-like shooter, so if you're into games that give you multiple ways to complete your objective and reward you for being creative then this is it.

There's also a horror element to it without being too overt - it knows when to turn up the creepy and when to dial it down. The opening in particular is so good that the rest of the game never quite lives up to it. From the start there's always that nagging feeling that something is off so the reveal early on comes as no surprise, but is still pretty awesome in execution.

Third act is a bit of a mess if you haven't completed all side missions or hoarded enough items by a certain point and it also exposes how long the area loading screens are. You won't have much need for exploring late game so will be zipping from loading screen to loading screen having only spent about 10 seconds in one area each before having to sit through about 1 to 2 minutes of loading.

The ending is controversial - bound to intrigue some and outrage others. It really needs a sequel but sadly I doubt we'll get it because Bethesda is Bethesda. You can get it for about 9 quid and under on ebay which I think is bargain.
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Red Dead Redemption 2.
Destiny 2: Forsaken, Warmind and Curse of Osiris.
Assassin's Creed III Remastered.
Assassin’s Creed III: Tyranny of King Washington.
Far Cry 5.
What Remains of Edith Finch.
Mass Effect 1.
Dishonoured 2.
Grand Theft Auto V.
Dishonoured: Death of the Outsider.
Fallout 4.
Infamous: Second Son.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Remastered.
Detroit:Become Human.
Assassin's Creed Liberation Remastered.
Borderlands 2 (Handsome Collection).
Borderlands 2: Captain Scarlett & Her Pirate's Booty DLC.
Final Fantasy 15.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered.
No Man's Sky.
Far Cry Primal.
Vampyr.
Call of Duty Ghosts.
Borderlands 2:
Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC
Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep DLC
Torgue's Campaign of Carnage DLC
Commander Lilith and the Fight for Sanctuary DLC.
Spider Man, the City That Never Sleeps: The Heist. DLC

Spider Man: Turf Wars DLC. Again, it's just a slice of the base game although I prefer the Heist DLC because of Black Cat. Still enjoyable to swing around the city and I quite enjoy the Screwball challenges, mainly because of Screwball herself.
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I've had Tomb Raider on my PS4 for a while now and I finally got to play it over the last week. I really enjoyed it, good story, action gameplay etc. and I actually enjoyed the collectible mechanics in this one even though I usually hate collectibles. It reminded me of the Uncharted series in many ways. I'm looking forward to playing the sequels now.

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Assassins Creed OdysseyPlayStation 4
God of War PlayStation 4
Spyro The Dragon PlayStation 4
Spyro 2: Ripto's Revenge PlayStation 4
Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon PlayStation 4
Spider Man PlayStation 4
Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered PlayStation 4
Eventide 3: Legacy of Legends PlayStation 4
Grim Legends 3: The Dark City PlayStation 4
Spider Man DLC: The City That Never Sleeps PlayStation 4
Flower PlayStation 3 (PS Now)
Knack PlayStation 4
Bastion PlayStation Vita
The Lego Movie Videogame PlayStation Vita
Virginia PlayStation 4
What Remains of Edith Finch PlayStation 4
Noir Chronicles: City of Crime PlayStation 4
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham PlayStation 4
Red Johnson's Chronicles: One Against All PlayStation 3 (PS Now)
Stranger Things: The Game Android Mobile
Legacy 2: The Prisoner Android Mobile
Lego City Undercover PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Nightmares From The Deep 2: The Sirens Call PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Sherlock Holmes: The Devils Daughter PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
My Brother Rabbit PlayStation 4
Nightmares From The Deep: The Cursed Pirate PlayStation 4
Lego Ninjago The Movie Video Game PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Detroit: Become Human PlayStation 4
Queens Quest 2: Stories of Forgotten Past PlayStation 4
The Town of Light PlayStation 4
Gravity Rush 2 PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Metro 2033 Redux PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Middle Earth: Shadow of War PlayStation 4 (PS Now)
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition PlayStation 4
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Game: Death Stranding
Platform: PlayStation 4

I can't even begin to describe what this game is to people who haven't played it.
The outsiders and dabblers call it a "postman simulator".

Sure, most, if not all of the game's biggest gameplay loop is delivering packages to places. It sounds dull, bland and boring when you put it like that. But it's no different to saying GTA is nothing more than a criminal simulator, and it's biggest gameplay loops is stealing cars and shooting civilians, or that FIFA is nothing more than trying to kick a ball into a net, so on and so forth. Scratch the surface and you're only going to get the experience you think it is on that level.

But after playing 90 hours worth, I can say it goes well beyond that. It is one of the most creative video game experiences I've ever had, told in one of the most unique stories in one of the most unique worlds ever crafted by a developer.

I would not have trusted this game to any other creator except Hideo Kojima. Only he could be this mental.

It also resonated with me on a personal level.

I won't go into too much detail but I lost my dad during the Summer, and I've been using video games to help with the grief. And plenty have helped.....

But Death Stranding was the game I needed. The tone, mood and general ambience of that game has made me feel more things no other game did this year. Again, I can't really describe it, but it helped. And I'm grateful for it.

And now, as I write this, I just Tweeted about it, and Hideo Kojima retweeted me, so now my phone is blowing up

Death Stranding was a game that's really not for everyone, but it was definitely for me. And I loved it.



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