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  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider 26 days ago

    @MHWilliams I saw somebody suggesting Bulma in a mech and I think that sounds like a ton of fun.

    Posted in Dragon Ball FighterZ Review-In-Progress: A Perfect Cell for Dragon Ball Fans

  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider 27 days ago

    @admiralsnackbar Yeah, I got my Kickstarter version but only put in a few hours. I honestly turn on my PC so rarely these days (since I mostly play games on console and mostly browse the internet on my phone/tablet) so I haven't gotten back into playing it. I'd definitely be tempted to pick it up again on Switch.

    Posted in Cosmic Star Heroine Likely Coming to Nintendo Switch, Creator Says

  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider 28 days ago

    I managed to accidentally buy Stardew Valley for Switch this weekend. (I wanted to buy Golf Story and I didn't have my wallet on me so I did a search for it on Amazon to buy a digital code and I was half paying attention while talking to my wife and only realized I accidentally bought a Stardew Valley code... whoops.) Anyway, I was kinda bummed because I already had it on Steam and I was planning on trying it there, but, uh... I wound up playing pretty much all night Saturday and Sunday and now I'm a little obsessed. Boy, people weren't kidding about how charming this game is, huh?

    Posted in Why is Stardew Valley Such a Hit on the Nintendo Switch?

  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider A month ago

    Weirdly enough I just got Titanfall 2 a week or two ago when I saw it on sale for around $10. This also coincided with a gap in my Xbox Live account so I've barely touched the multiplayer. The singleplayer has been a blast, though. I finished it fairly quickly the first time and I'm replaying it now, which isn't something I usually do with (if I enjoy a game, I often come back to it a few weeks or months later, not right away). I think one thing that benefits Titanfall 2 is how quick and easy it is to play through the game.

    Posted in Titanfall 2's Best Level Isn't Effect and Cause

  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider A month ago

    I didn't have the same complaints that you did in regards to Odyssey, but I do think Mario Galaxy is probably one of the best games Nintendo's put out and probably the better game than Odyssey. It's a definite high point for the series.

    Posted in Clearer Art Direction Helps Super Mario Galaxy Shine Brighter Than Super Mario Odyssey

  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider A month ago

    See, I actually think the ongoing Assassin/Templar lore is the only thing that makes me want to keep playing Assassin's Creed games. Most of the heroes are Bland Videogame Protagonists and their stories are at worst completely meaningless and disposable and at best disjointed and rudderless.

    The lore stuff gives the series an overall direction and some actual momentum. Well, at least, it used to have momentum until the recent games. I haven't played much since ACIV but it sure seems like every AC game since then has tried minimize if not completely remove the modern day plot which means that nothing actually happens in them.

    I mean, I don't think Desmond was the best character or anything, but at least he had a character arc and a larger goal that spanned multiple titles. It drove me to want to see what happened next.

    Posted in Assassin's Creed Origins Sheds the Series' Usual Rooftops in Favor of Something Greater

  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider A month ago

    Yeah I was never a huge fan of the Splinter Cell games (of the original series I only played the first and a bit of Chaos Theory) but I really enjoyed Conviction and Blacklist. I get why longtime fans didn't love Conviction (but it was great for somebody like me who loves clever abstractions of in-depth gameplay mechanics) but I think Blacklist did a great job of finding a good middle ground between the classic games and the streamlined Conviction.

    Honestly, I don't want an open-world game (because, if we're being quite frank, there's nothing about Splinter Cell that really requires a large-scale open world like MGSV; which, by the way, ALSO didn't have a good reason for being an open-world game), BUT what I think could work really well for Splinter Cell is dropping Sam into a single large facility that he needs to traverse across back and forth during the campaign. So still one large sprawling level but self-contained enough that it's just a single facility (or city or whatever). In other words: I think the setting and scope should be closer to something like the original Metal Gear Solid and not so much like the unnecessarily sprawling Metal Gear Solid V.

    Posted in The Games We Hope Will be Announced in 2018

  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider A month ago

    @Cabbage-head-must-di I dunno, I think they could balance the popular games like Daytona or Virtua Fighter with the rarer games like Panzer Dragoon Saga.

    But if we're being realistic, I get the feeling this is just going to be for new PC-compatible controllers without any hope for mini consoles. I think the effort of putting together a decent Saturn or Dreamcast emulator box might be more than Sega is looking for in this kind of deal. I'd love to be wrong, though.

    Posted in Retro-bit Partners With Sega to Create Accessories for the Genesis, Sega Saturn, and Dreamcast

  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider 2 months ago

    I love ARMS. I'll admit I haven't gotten a chance to try the last new character, but there's something about this game that really clicks for me.

    The weird thing is I actually spend a lot more time playing it in single player mode because I'm not that good at the multiplayer. Part of me... kinda wishes there was some kind of campaign mode? I dunno, that sounds crazy and I don't know how it would work so it's probably a bad idea.

    Posted in Arms Version 4.1 Adds Springtron As The Newest Fighter

  • Avatar for Outrider Outrider 2 months ago

    @admiralsnackbar Yeah, I mean... the first Xenoblade wasn't without its fan service, but this is definitely worse.

    Posted in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review: An RPG With the Heart and Soul of a Titan

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