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im the typical asian gamer.

i dont like games that us americans are crazy over.
which are FPS games and war games. like left 4 dead, BF4, metro, farcry, dayz, world of tanks, etc etc etc.

im more into games like RTS, final fantasy, MMORPG, etc etc

i mean sure, i would play metro, bioshock and those kinds of games if it were free, for me personally, its not worth buying, but definitively worth playing if it was free.

EDIT: im starting to get the feeling that PC gamers are mostly "single player" players.

like they get the old games (when they go on sale) and play the story mode.

Maybe here but most of my friends play pretty much MP only. Games like DayZ, CS, BF4, Titanfall, Gmod etc. are popular at least amongst my friends.
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Gotta disagree.
All previous GTAs supported Anti-Aliasing, yet 4 dropped support for it


It was down to how the lighting worked,that is why there was no AA.
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I've lost interest in mainly single player games since my previous drive was trying to be a perfectionist. I still try to do that (who knows how long I'm going to be at 10 Second Ninja or Bit Trip Runner/Runner2) but otherwise, I have to play with friends since it's just so much more fun.

 

End story I'm probably going to spend a lot of time using Dolphin Emulator with friends.

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I definitely think that Modern Warfare's multiplayer was poor. Terribly, terribly overrated. As for the the singleplayer campaign, it was short, but I don't really agree about the quality. I actually think the SP was very well executed. What Call of Duty campaign do you think was the gold standard for the series?

I think it was CoD 2, it felt way more authentic and had by far the coolest sets and locations (especially Pointe Du Hoc). Plus the campaign took you to several different sides of the war. I actually liked Finest Hour too for the same reasons, plus it had some epic battles at Stalingrad and Remagen. Though even if you liked CoD 4 SP you can see that they were shifting focus to multiplayer. I think it was the beginning of the end.
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I definitely think that Modern Warfare's multiplayer was poor. Terribly, terribly overrated. As for the the singleplayer campaign, it was short, but I don't really agree about the quality. I actually think the SP was very well executed. What Call of Duty campaign do you think was the gold standard for the series?
This is what I keep trying to tell people. The "devs only focus on graphics now" argument is severely misguided. I wish there was still a huge drive for next gen graphics, that way at least we'd have some kind of progression.

perhaps they mean presentation, like cut scenes, scripted pieces.

I watched Adam Sesslers review of infamous on PS4, he actually complained about the lack of cut scenes. People expect a certain standard in presentation thanks to games like uncharted.

About the topic, I've enjoyed Walking Dead by telltale, Tomb Raider reboot, Trine 2 and Witcher 2 recently.

Games like Crysis 2/3 Dead Space 2 Bioshock Assassins creed I lose interest sharply. Far Cry 3 is pretty slow starting off, very close to stopping. Too many crappy little set pieces.

I think after the original Crysis there's been a big downturn in bigger budget games.

OP have you tried payday 2? I hear its very good.
Edited by routek - 3/23/14 at 11:32am
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DayZ, far cry, crysis and some console adventure games are all really inventive and exciting in my eyes
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DayZ, far cry, crysis and some console adventure games are all really inventive and exciting in my eyes

Far Cry was innovative, yes. Even Day Z was. The only inventive aspects of Crysis were the engine and strategic multiplayer really. What console adventure games do you find to be inventive?
 
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EDIT: im starting to get the feeling that PC gamers are mostly "single player" players.

like they get the old games (when they go on sale) and play the story mode.

I'm one of those Single Player players smile.gif I refuse to pay more than $15 for a game...so generally I play older titles when they go on sale.

However, there aren't all that many worth even $15 to me recently. The only reason I have some recent ones is they came free with hardware.

I thoroughly enjoy the "re-made" classics since the original source was released and updated with modern graphics. Like Doom, Duke3D, Dune2, stuff like that.
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I'm surprised no one here has mentioned Rust.

Although I play some Neverwinter with my wife, (she likes WoW but I refuse to pay for two accounts monthly to casually walk a world, and Neverwinter fits the bill perfectly), Rust has been my game of choice lately.

It's currently still in Alpha, and is 20.00 on steam. I'm very much considering buying the full version, the game is pretty fun. Private servers, moddable, survival RPG, sort of like a cross between Far Cry 3 and Minecraft. It's pretty dependent on the server you play on and who's on it. Built in mic support allows you to talk to anyone in range of the distance your voice would normally carry. Day turns to night and if you don't have a torch or flashlight, you won't be able to see. You can die to wolves, radiation, falling from a cliff, bleeding out, or a bullet to the gut. It's definitely worth checking out.
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EDIT: im starting to get the feeling that PC gamers are mostly "single player" players.

like they get the old games (when they go on sale) and play the story mode.

I don't know about that. WoW, Dota 2, SC2, LoL, CoD, and Battlefield are all some of the most popular games on PC. The only single player game I can think of that comes anywhere close in terms of popularity is Skyrim, judging by sales.

But I'm definitely a single player gamer first, multiplayer second. Multiplayer games are more repetitive and quite meaningless, the better ones being merely a test of strategic thinking (NS2, I imagine SC2 falls into this category too) while the worst ones are just mindless casual fragfests with no challenge and close to no gameplay diversity (CoD, Titanfall, BF3/BF4). There are single player games that challenge the player in a strategic way, while also providing a story, character development, and other thought-provoking material. Opposed to just battling other people over and over again to find out who is better, the choice is obvious for me.

Nonetheless, the quality loss in games within the last 6-7 years is obvious in both single player and multiplayer games, in nearly every genre.
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