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Now don't ask deep questions like that, too much gaming has silted up the channels of my mind.

75%? Could it be so?
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post #72 of 106
What. I have to actually use my brain?

YES! FINALLY!
post #73 of 106
I had a play at Eurogamer expo. fantastic game!

off the bat, went around the roof tops and got the the objective without getting seen. got to the extraction point easy enough, but then got killed by the really tall walker guard.

the key is to think outside the box, this game rewards this heavily compared to following commands. and this is the type of game I really like biggrin.gif
post #74 of 106
You guys remember Tomb Raider 2?

You had NOTHING, not even a map.

I guess the age of challenging a player is coming to an end. Now you gotta hold their hands and spoon feed them all the info.

> Map: Check.
> Cursor telling you which direction you need to go: Check.
> Silly side-screen texts telling you all of your objectives, IN CASE you forgot: Check.
> In-world location marks with distance in case you're directionally-challeneged (first world problems): Check.
> Press X to win: Check.

Some days I just want to sell my PC, burn all my gaming gear and move to an island.
post #75 of 106
All maps and arrows do is save me from tabbing out to a FAQ or guide when I have questions... so I find them helpful if anything.
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Originally Posted by xentrox View Post

You guys remember Tomb Raider 2?

You had NOTHING, not even a map.

I guess the age of challenging a player is coming to an end. Now you gotta hold their hands and spoon feed them all the info.

> Map: Check.
> Cursor telling you which direction you need to go: Check.
> Silly side-screen texts telling you all of your objectives, IN CASE you forgot: Check.
> In-world location marks with distance in case you're directionally-challeneged (first world problems): Check.
> Press X to win: Check.

Some days I just want to sell my PC, burn all my gaming gear and move to an island.

Some of those things I don't consider dumbing down. Maps and lists of objectives are fine by me. Having location markers or an arrow pointing the way I do consider hand-holding though. I think it's fine that games have them but I wish there were the option to turn them off. The reason games do some of these things is to make up for what they cannot do well, for example, showing you an ammo count, and how much ammo is in your clip, both of those are unrealistic, but do they really want the player sifting through an ammo box counting their ammo, or pulling out a clip to check? Again though, it might be neat to turn have the option to turn off the UI for that.
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post #77 of 106
What happened to games like Castlevania: SotN and Resident Evil 1-3? You actually had to solve puzzles to progress through the game. Hell, SotN went as far as having a false ending.
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Really cannot wait for this game to drop!
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Guard tells me that I can't go upstairs. Proceed to blow his head off..
No, go inside the guards head next to him, and have him blow his head off.

I looked at this game, and it did look a bit confusing.
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The game looks legit, these guys are just totally noobs.
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