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If this were the NBA, you'd be a sack riding Heat fan.
But this is overclock.net, where a Heat fan would be someone who fondly remembers SegaSoft's old catchphrase, "Cyber bullets cause no pain."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic

Dark Millennium

Guild Wars 2


One down, two to go!
But Dark Millennium isn't expected until 2013!
    
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I've never understood why people claim SWTOR to be a "next-gen MMO" like GW2. At least GW2 is trying to be different.
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I wish I could minus rep bovice.

I'm sad for SWTOR. I had such high hopes for this game, but I lost interest long before this review was posted. I'll probably still end up giving the game a try, who know where it will end up?

My money is on GW2.
    
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This is a forum buddy, you're extremely delusional if you think you inflicted any sort of trauma on me, other than the obvious irritating fact than the realization that I'm arguing with an idiot. Don't worry though, I won't respond to you anymore and you can feel all high and mighty.
You know what? Have you played it? No...so your opinion on the matter literally means nothing in comparison to someone who has, which just happens to be the guy you're arguing with.
     
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Second, I would like to know which theme park MMO the author actually likes, since most of his criticism seems aimed at usual MMO mechanics.
IMO, SWTOR is being heralded by people as some sort of harbinger of a new age of story based MMO's. If the story's not good enough, then the mechanics will shine through like a 100000 watt lightbulb. And when you use a similar system to the bog-standard tab-target combat etc, that is not something you want to show off. Plus, even though his lightsaber comment was off mark, his bounty hunter one is right on the money.

I reckon a third-person action type combat would've worked better especially when you're using so many gun classes in a game.

I dunno who the hell brought GW2 into the equation, but yes, it does seem like they're doing something quite different. I like the idea of actually defending towns because It's been invaded, rather than being told to eliminate 10 mobs dossing outside of town apparently "invading" it. The fact that it may lead to some interesting set pieces sounds good too. But that game has very ittle iformation still; I want to see an actual dungeon gameplay. Taral V had atomosphere, regardles of gameplay. Crap falling out the sky, gunfire, etc, I wanna see if GW2 can match that atmosphere. Additionally, some mid-game storyline exerts would be nice too so we can get a feel of non-noob storyline; I'm guessing at the start, its all basic stuff.

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It's been clear for a long time that SWTOR is going to be a classic gear/level based theme park MMO, with some extra story on top.
*wipes tear*
Edited by Perdition64 - 4/29/11 at 1:07pm
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Wish they would just go back and finish KOTOR2 and put out KOTOR3.
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Wish they would just go back and finish KOTOR2 and put out KOTOR3.
Obsidian were the guys who did KOTOR2, and modders stepped in to restore the cut content.
    
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Not surprised.
    
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