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I am getting burned out with the FPS and OTS games. Any one played something they really liked recently that wasn't one?

I don't have the time for a MMO these days...so I have to rule those out, but any other genre is fine as long as it has a pause button.

I was thinking of picking up Crusader Kings 2, but it was just released today and games published by Paradox are seldom that great right out the gate...they usually need a few patches.
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skyrim, witcher 2, batman quite a few

alan wake comes out tomorrow also
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I know the feeling, have you tried Tribes: Ascend yet? It may be an FPS, but it's fun as hell. And all you have to do is "like" their facebook page to get a free beta key. As for non-FPS games I'd recommend Skyrim, Total War: Shogun 2, Batman Arkham Asylum, and Overlord.
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Originally Posted by knoxy_14 View Post

skyrim, witcher 2, batman quite a few

I consider all those to be basically shooters...though not too sure about batman, but I think it is from screens I've seen of it. You may not be firing bullets, but the view angles and game play are basically a shooter
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sorry i missed OTS but i still highly recommend witcher 2
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I had a lot of fun with skyrim, It's very easy to get lost in that world.

Starcraft 2 will most likely be my RTS go-to for some time.

I'm also a fan of city / eco builders so I tried the Tropico 4 demo out recently and it was kinda cool. Not good enough for me to buy yet though
Edited by DBEAU - 2/14/12 at 7:21pm
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CC Kanes Wrath, From Dust, Darksiders, Dungeon Defenders, Garrys Mod, Eufloria, Oil Rush, Rock of Ages, Trine 2, and maybe Mount and Blade Warband
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Skyrim smile.gif.

Also Starcraft II
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post #9 of 17
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Originally Posted by knoxy_14 View Post

sorry i missed OTS but i still highly recommend witcher 2

Yeah, I have it too. One of the better to games to be released in recent days. Just looking for something...different.
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I know the feeling, have you tried Tribes: Ascend yet? It may be an FPS, but it's fun as hell. And all you have to do is "like" their facebook page to get a free beta key. As for non-FPS games I'd recommend Skyrim, Total War: Shogun 2, Batman Arkham Asylum, and Overlord.

I actually have a beta key in my email for Tribes...and I have no idea where it came from. I sure know I didn't register for it or go any where near face book.

As for skyrim, I see that already coming up...isn't that game is more of a shooter than a lot of games that claim to be shooters. Don't you have cross hairs like Oblivion did? If you are using magic or a bow it then I think it would be a full on shooter. Plus, I know there is still a hint of level scaling in the game...and the scaling in Oblivion still disgusts me when I think about it. Not rally ready to try it yet...maybe once it is a $20 game.

I have Overlord...hmm wasn't there an Overlord 2 recently? Maybe I should check into that.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 2/14/12 at 7:36pm
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The Sims 2 pets, seasons, nightlife and The Sims 3
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