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  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 2 days ago

    Yeah, it's Dark Souls 2 for me. Maybe its because my first Soulsborne game was Bloodborne. After I finished that, I wasn't sure if the Souls series proper would be for me and I got the recently released Dark Souls 2 SotFS edition. It ended up being one of my favorite games of the generation so far, I like it a lot more as a whole than DS3 at least.

    Some things like Soul Memory, no password system, max health decreasing with each death aren't great. And the level design isn't on the same level as the first game, but the infamous elevator to iron keep didn't bother me at all.

    I adore the power stance mechanic and bonfire ascetics, and wish they'd been carried forward into DS3. The DLCs were some of the best Souls content of all time, Majula is the best hub area in a Souls game. I could go on, but suffice to say that in my eyes it gets a bad rap from the fans.

    Disclaimer: The first game is probably better, but I've only played through it once. Looking forward to that remaster.

    Posted in What's Your Favorite Critically or Fan-Panned Game?

  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 3 days ago

    I didn't watch, but decided its time to install the game. I was holding off because its not on steam and I'm lazy, but my god is it blowing up in a big way.

    Posted in Fortnite Battle Royale's Ninja Teams up with Drake and Travis Scott, Smashes Twitch Stream Record

  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 5 days ago

    All of the positive reviews list things that I see as negatives, nothing about this looks appealing.

    Posted in Ready Player One is Already Polarizing Fans and Critics

  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 6 days ago

    I'll throw my hat in with Silent Hill, because I've never played any of those games and would love to try them in HD. But also, I can't be the only one who's been secretly hoping for a Chaos Legion remake with improved gameplay.

    Posted in Bluepoint is Working on Another Remake—Here are the Games We Hope They Tackle Next

  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 10 days ago

    The 7 I want:


    Just do it already Nintendo, make him Bowser size. It can work.

    Posted in Smash Bros: The 7 Characters We Want in the New Switch Version

  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 20 days ago

    @Number1Laing Believe me, I get it. I'm not gonna go to bat for Konami as a business. But the way I see it Kojima landed on his feet and built a new studio, and we're getting Death Stranding at some point. I'll show my support for his efforts when that game is released, it looks amazing so far! He's gonna be just fine I think :)

    Posted in Metal Gear Survive Review

  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 20 days ago

    To me this is a classic 7 out of 10 game (3/5 isn't far off from that). I actually liked the opening hours a lot more than Mike, the harsh conditions forced me to try learning the game better. It forces you to use everything at your disposal in order to...survive. It's kind of like a rogue like in that way, and I find myself drawing on experience from stuff like Binding of Isaac in order to progress. Can't tell if that's more because I've never played a survival game before or what.

    I agree with most of the stuff in this review, aside from the balance issues. To me it seems perfectly balanced with the hunger and thirst, but maybe the O2 gauge drops a little faster than I'd like in the Dust. Mike saying that this is basically true "survival horror" is totally apt. I kinda hope they make a Survive 2 someday, but with the backlash I doubt that'll happen. All I'll say is when Revengeance came out nobody was complaining that it wasn't "Metal Gear" enough despite the gameplay being 1000% different from traditional metal gear. Its a spinoff, not MGS6.

    Posted in Metal Gear Survive Review

  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 22 days ago

    Doom 2016. I was never a fan of the older games, but the newest one managed to draw me in by being a great FPS in its own right (not that the old ones were bad, just not for me). No idea how it ties into the rest of the series, but I hope they make more of those.Edited 4 weeks ago by Unknown

    Posted in What Game Do You Like From a Series, but Not as Part of Its Franchise?

  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 24 days ago

    @Vanderdulpp Totally agree with you, except I liked Phantom Pain a lot also. I think those of us who put 2 and 4 closer to the top are in the minority, but the sheer audacity and craziness of them goes a long way for me personally. When I played 2 for the first time and got to *that* brain melted. I didn't ever think video games could do stuff like that.

    And 4 despite its flaws manages to tie together all the lore in a way that was satisfying (for me anyway), had a bunch of great action scenes and cool gameplay moments. It was exactly what I wanted.

    Posted in What's the Best Metal Gear Ever? Ranking the Legendary Series

  • Avatar for Drachmalius Drachmalius 24 days ago

    I vehemently disagree with a lot of the choices made here but can respect the reasoning. It's closer to my personal list than Parish's anyway. Metal Gear is such a subjective series, it seems like everyone who likes it has different reasons.

    Posted in What's the Best Metal Gear Ever? Ranking the Legendary Series