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Originally Posted by crutch norris View Post

I could never get past the boston level of Assassins Creed III... Played the first installment of the Assassins Creed franchise and I loved it, but for some reason, I could just never get into AC3. The game was just kind of boring to me...

You and 3/4 of the people who played it. ubi chalked it up to "new engine, it'l be less boring next time"

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Originally Posted by boredgunner View Post

You can say that haha. 225 hours in Dragon Age: Origins, and that's with only 3 out of my planned 7 playthroughs.

May have to look into this after tomb raider
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Originally Posted by Dorkseid View Post

SaGa Frontier 1 and 2, and Unlimited Saga - I'm not one to knock unconventional gameplay, but those games were utterly inexplicable. Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories - There is no greater sin than taking a series like Kingdom Hearts and reducing it to the equivalent of a drunken episode of Yu-Gi-Oh. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Some people enjoy games that are a series of cutscenes linked by quick-time events. Those people are referred to as spectators; they might as well not be holding a controller at all. Final Fantasy X-2 - Every time that game would get fun, something would happen to turn it into an episode of Sailor Moon and I would lose interest.

Tomb Raider is one of those games... But it is so far EXTREMELY well done...




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post #512 of 1298
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It's a shame that people need objective markers and can't think or choose for themselves... I can only imagine what would happen if you played an open world game.

Come on now, give them a break, not everyone wants the same thing in a game and there's no reason to rip someone for what the like in a game.


Also if the OP is interested in Tomb Raider Ubisoft has it on sale right now for something like $12.50
Edited by DarkStarX - 7/26/13 at 9:47pm
post #513 of 1298
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It's a shame that people need objective markers and can't think or choose for themselves... I can only imagine what would happen if you played an open world game.

Noob question, but could you define "open world game"?

Also, as has been previously mentioned, a lot of people played Half-Life when it came out, and yes, for 1998, it strikes me as a very good game. However, I was 1 in 1998, so it's difficult for me to feel sentimental.
Edited by GingertronMk1 - 7/27/13 at 3:26am
 
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Metro 2033 - linear, no exploration, go forward for the most part, no turning back unless you missed mission item, filter, ammo etc.
Fallout 3 - in every single way, the opposite of metro 2033.
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Deux Ex
Fallout 3
And all of the call of duty games
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I'd have to say Crysis just went right over my head. Everyone always screams over the graphics and how you can play it "Any way you like", then when you actually play it its pretty much 10 hours of you running around like in Call Of Duty, Only exception is in Call of Duty the story was at least followable.

Edit

I'd say Metro as well. Again, it suffered from "On the rails" Shooting. Not much exploration, you're stuck on the same path, oh, and the biggest pet peeve is how you have to sit through those GOD AWFUL CUTSCENES.
Edited by cards525 - 7/27/13 at 11:43am
 
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Any Valve game. I always buy them after hearing how "great" they are, and play them for around 3 hours. The exception would be Dota 2, but it isn't really a Valve game at this point.
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Mass Effect 1 &2, Fallout, Dragon Age Origins, Alan Wake, Just Cause 2, Far Cry 3 (won't load for me on Steam after DL'ing it twice), GTA (the fourth, I think?), Deus Ex HR, The Witcher 2, Half Life 2, Star Wars KoTOR, Maffia 2... etc...

The last 2 games I finished were Metro 2033 and Tomb Raider (and Angy Birds Space)

You've got to try get Far Cry 3 running, it's awesome, and I've only played it on a console so far. (at least until I build my PC, which I got a download code for it anyway)
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Deux Ex
Fallout 3
And all of the call of duty games

Despite the game itself being crappy (except MW1, and even MW2 imo. It was crappy graphics, but just lots of fun), the storyline to the whole MW series was great.
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Despite the game itself being crappy (except MW1, and even MW2 imo. It was crappy graphics, but just lots of fun), the storyline to the whole MW series was great.

LMAO! lachen.gif
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