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Assassin's Creed. I never want to play that game ever again. Also Sleeping Dogs. I've tried to play it many times but, it just never appealed to me.
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Incidentally, AC was fun for me until 3 just totally destroyed it. Even sold the game at low price just so I don't have to see it anymore. Sleeping Dogs however, is the most fun I've had in a game in a long while. *Note: Fun*.

But that might be because I play the game when I'm homesick. (I was born there) The team has captured the feel of the city so well, right down to the swearing when you bump into NPC, it's authentic as opposed to foreign VAs acting it out. Anyway, I love Sleeping Dogs. Wish there was a next gen sequel where instead of half fictional layout of the city, they can build the actual city, maybe in parts instead of making bits up (still authentically). Next gen hopeful. biggrin.gif
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Incidentally, AC was fun for me until 3 just totally destroyed it. Even sold the game at low price just so I don't have to see it anymore. Sleeping Dogs however, is the most fun I've had in a game in a long while. *Note: Fun*.

But that might be because I play the game when I'm homesick. (I was born there) The team has captured the feel of the city so well, right down to the swearing when you bump into NPC, it's authentic as opposed to foreign VAs acting it out. Anyway, I love Sleeping Dogs. Wish there was a next gen sequel where instead of half fictional layout of the city, they can build the actual city, maybe in parts instead of making bits up (still authentically). Next gen hopeful. biggrin.gif

this.
I got back from a holiday from Kowloon + Macau not too long ago
when I was there I was amazed how spot on they nailed the vibe of the city, of all video game renditions of a city, sleeping dogs is probably the most true to life of any game I've played
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Here's another one: Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer. I started it, liked it, and wanted to play it, but one of the main quests broke and I can't advance any more. I'll have to try again in the future.
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Here's another one: Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer. I started it, liked it, and wanted to play it, but one of the main quests broke and I can't advance any more. I'll have to try again in the future.

Same thing happened to me with NWN 2. I'm revisiting it now.
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this.
I got back from a holiday from Kowloon + Macau not too long ago
when I was there I was amazed how spot on they nailed the vibe of the city, of all video game renditions of a city, sleeping dogs is probably the most true to life of any game I've played

The vibe, dude, the vibe. My home is not ridden with people who swear at everything and a man slaughtering and running over people for no reason!

Oh wait, is that just me who does that in the game...? Oops.

But yes, the team did great in capturing the city and bringing it to life. The vehicles, buildings, colours, language. Mwah. Awesome.

Speaking of Macau, they should put a bit of that in too, in my dream sequel. No Venetian of course, but an excerpt like the existing game, but with Portuguese buildings and streets that are in Macau. That'd be awesome for shoot out missions! And exploration.
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The vibe, dude, the vibe. My home is not ridden with people who swear at everything and a man slaughtering and running over people for no reason!

Oh wait, is that just me who does that in the game...? Oops.

But yes, the team did great in capturing the city and bringing it to life. The vehicles, buildings, colours, language. Mwah. Awesome.

Speaking of Macau, they should put a bit of that in too, in my dream sequel. No Venetian of course, but an excerpt like the existing game, but with Portuguese buildings and streets that are in Macau. That'd be awesome for shoot out missions! And exploration.

yeah that would have been sweet to include, Macau is such a unique looking place
there a lot of potential for great level design if they were to set a sequel or dlc there
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I'm also adding Dishonored to the list. I pre ordered it and played it the very next day for a few hours, then I uninstalled it and haven't touched it since.
There's also Borderlands, Batman Arkham Asylum & City, Far Cry 2 (don't know if people raved about this one), Oblivion and currently going through the same thing with Skyrim... so much to do. I still haven't met Delphine in Riverwood yet laughingsmiley.gif Just been doing side quests and exploring. I still have The Witcher 2 installed... haven't finished that one either, so I'm throwing it on the list too, but I'll get around to it eventually. I'm also adding Assassin's Creed Revelations to the list as well. I never was really interested in it, but I stopped playing it because I kept getting an error whenever I tried to play it. Well, those are all the ones I played on PC. As for PS3? Dark Souls, Saints Row 2 (did people rave about this?), Uncharted 2 & 3, Killzone 2, Resistance 2, God of War III, Red Dead Redemption, and Infamous 2 (will change this soon probably).

Yes, those are all the games I've started and never bothered to finish. Well, most of the ones I can remember anyway wackosmiley.gif
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just finished Bioshock Infiinite - I don't see how people couldn't finish this game. it was a good length (could be a little shorter, but it really wasn't that bad)
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just finished Bioshock Infiinite - I don't see how people couldn't finish this game. it was a good length (could be a little shorter, but it really wasn't that bad)

I was the same. At first I wasn't used to it and "didn't get it" and put it aside for a while. But once I put a little bit more time into it, and went with the "go along with it" mindset, it was done before I knew it. Good story and character portrayal too. Gameplay was meh, but still good game.

Now on my list is Splinter Cell: Blacklist. Man it plays different from the original trilogy. :/
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