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Andy Bolsover

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  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant A month ago

    @pimento It was Redout. Which isn't a bad substitute I suppose.

    Posted in Reaction: This Was Pretty Much the Switch's Worst Case Scenario

  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant A month ago

    I loved the last 3 entries. You can argue the point that they became more and more absurd, but that element was there in the fourth entry (mecha-Napoleon statue anyone?) and I loved it. The ridiculous b-movie action and dialogue is part of what makes the series so much fun. Admittedly, I played RE6 long after launch, so maybe there was a certain amount of jankyness patched out, but there is a certain sniffiness towards it from critics that has always struck me as being a little po-faced.

    I'm sad they're probably not going to make any further games like 6. I feel that with PT, Layers of Fear, Outlast etc the market is already full of first person horror, whereas the chances of having a mega budget game where you punch a zombie shark in the face are comparatively slim.

    Posted in Opinion: Finding Resident Evil Again Requires Letting Go Of Resident Evil

  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant A month ago

    @matthewcooley77 Really? Persona and Nier look fantastic, and Horizon looks great too, as long as it isn't some Ubi style open world drudge. Gravity Rush is reviewing really well too.

    Really disappointed about Scalebound. Kamiya can basically do no wrong so the fact that years of work have gone down the tube is an unbelievable waste.

    Posted in Revisiting Xbox E3 2014: Remembering All The Games That Died

  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant 2 months ago

    @link6616 The PC version of Trails is functionally identical, and I don't think there are significant carry overs if you have a save on the same platform.

    Posted in Steam Winter Sale 2016: What Are The Best Games to Buy?

  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant 2 months ago

    @riderkicker I slogged through the whole game. The characters and dialogue are great, but the world, story and mechanics are kind of dull. It ends on a cliffhanger so I bought the sequel, played a couple of hours, realised it was exactly the same and couldn't bring myself to play any more.

    Posted in Steam Winter Sale 2016: What Are The Best Games to Buy?

  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant 2 months ago

    Dormant IPs such as....

    Deep Down!

    Seriously though, more Dragon's Dogma, Breath of Fire, Dino Crisis would be great.

    Posted in Capcom Needs to Get Creative About Reviving Its "Dormant IP"

  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant 4 months ago

    Sleeping Dogs is an all time favourite, and probably my favourite open world game. Always hoped for a sequel. By all accounts Triad Wars turned into a bit of a disaster, but Smash and Grab was put on Steam about a week ago. Weird that it wasn't given any time at all to find its feet. Very sad for all the folks who've lost their jobs, hopefully they'll land on their feet.

    Posted in Sleeping Dogs Developer United Front Games Reportedly Shut Down

  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant 4 months ago

    An Amstrad CPC 464. I must've been 5 or 6 years old, and those games were unbelievably difficult for me at the time. Still have fond memories of Oh Mummy, Roland on the Ropes, and what must've been really poor versions of Golden Axe and Renegade, which I loved all the same.

    Posted in USgamer Community Question: What Was Your First Game System?

  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant 4 months ago

    The writing is as great as always here but I'm not sure if I get the whole 'Does it hold up?' thing, so soon after the fact. Surely it would be more useful to go further back? Most people who were going to play something this soon after release would already have done so. Maybe games that are a little older, but not 'retro' would make more sense?

    Posted in Does It Hold Up? Undertale

  • Avatar for siamesegiant siamesegiant 5 months ago

    I don't know a single person with a 4K TV or display. It might be the future, but it's certainly not the present. Wish it wasn't called 4K too, as that's really misleading, given that it's only twice the resolution of 1080p.

    As a keen retro gamer I shudder to think how old games are going to look stretched even further. New stuff will undoubtedly look great though.Edited September 2016 by Unknown

    Posted in USgamer Community Question: What's Your View on 4K Gaming?

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