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Quote by Kat:


I like dragon age and that's my first pick, but no interest in batman or yet another assassins creed.

Sidenote- remember when assassins creed was relevant? And cool?

Thief reminded me I don't like survival horror because I'm literally sitting there with my heart pounding even during the credits- I'm wayy too tightly wound- but still, evil within should have a respectable showing.



Thief was a survival horror game?



No- no fucking idea what game I was actually referring to, either. :/

After thinking about it, I can't remember specifically what I was talking about but it actually was Thief I was playing. There actually are supernatural beings/survival horror in it. Totes forgot.
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so this releases on tuesday, anyone getting it?




I got my copy preordered and paid off, my gf is stoked about this game and made sure I had it paid off b4 release. I'm pretty excited myself, gameplay vids remind me of RE to an extent
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Gamefly sent it to me so I'm ready to play it, didn't plan on buying it if they didn't hook me up though.
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So i'm about a couple hours in. Pretty creepy game, but i've got some complaints.

1) I CANNOT tell where i'm supposed to be going half the time. There are all these buildings with shit in them and i want ALL the shit. So i spend 15 mins covering building by building hoping to find something new that leads me in the right direction and normally, i die and have to start all over and reclaim my shit. I've died a bunch.

2)This game feels insanely clunky. everything from walking, running, getting over obstacles, opening doors, it all feels clunky.

3) My biggest complaint is the hospital "safe zone" sequences, which are a bunch of bullshit. It takes me right out of the game. Why can't i have save stations on the map? why do i have to come here to save? Why can't i find mirrors to access this place half the time? Why do i have to come here to upgrade? Im sitting on (literally) 19700 green goop stuff and im dying to spend it, but in the last 30-45 minutes not one mirror to help. Why can't they just have added benches? That would have fixed everything. why why why why why why why.

4) i see framerate dips a lot and textures sometimes take up to 5 seconds to actually load in a cutscene. it goes from booty to beauty, but takes forever.

Maybe i was just hoping for something more RE4, and im comparing it too much. It's fun, but really hard and tedious. Other than that, they hit the atmosphere perfectly. I am creeped out the majority of the time, especially when hearing noises and seeing nothing. The enemies are overly powerful which adds a feeling of helplessness and makes you want to do encounters all the less. Ammo is practically non-existent. Yup, good ol' fashion survival horror.
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I've heard similar reports about the clunkiness and difficulty, I watched some Twitch streams last night and wasn't impressed from what I saw, but I'm hoping it's better once I actually get my hands on it.
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Got some hands on time with this and was not impressed. Mostly just the clunky nature of the game and general lack of information that Chained talked about. Considering the rave reviews it got from the top sites I too was expecting something on par with RE 4. Maybe ill try it again in a couple of months after they fix some of the technical issues (Like the horrid frame rate problem)
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i started gundam reborn instead of starting this
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This is living up to the expectations! Anyone else enjoying this game as much as me?
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I haven't even started it yet.
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I am up to Chapter 5. Bosses are very tough.
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One of the biggest things that ruined this game for me was watching this video some time before it came out. i didn't think it'd have that much of an impact but it did. Now all i can hear is potato chips..... :(

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