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  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer 5 days ago

    The on,y two games I was impressed with when it came to relationships were Xenoblade Chronicles and Lufia 2. No choices and a linear story but there's a relationship in both games that just naturally peters out as someone new comes along. The spare wheel then has to deal with this. What I liked about it was it wasn't boy meets girl and ends up with girl. It's a far more realistic and refreshing exploration of a much more complicated relationship.

    Posted in How Games Mess up Romance

  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer 10 days ago

    The real answer is a PC.

    But if I keep to console only I have a hard time choosing between the PS1 and DS. Both systems have vast libraries with lots a very eclectic mix of games. Older consoles are limited to mostly 2D while I find modern consoles really stale in terms of the variety of game on them. The PS2 would be a good contender as well.

    Posted in What Would Be Your Desert Island Console?

  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer 13 days ago

    I want to love this game but it's just horrible to play on a Base PS4. The framers is criminal and couple that with the janky controls and I just gave up when something more interesting came along.

    Posted in Don't Forget The Last Guardian

  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer 20 days ago

    Thank you. I've been saying thus for the last two days and getting ridiculed for it.

    The original with its over the top bloom and technical shortcomings was rather stylised and reflected the same style in other team ico games.

    This remake tries to make things more realistic. The biggest loss is the bloom and replacement with a more realistic lighting model. It's lost that feeling of looking like a fairytale. It now looks like a cgi movie.

    Posted in Shadow of the Colossus' Remake on PS4 Loses the Magic in its Quest for Technical Brilliance

  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer 25 days ago

    Great to see this and yakuza break out of their niche finally. Thankfully their publishers didn't abandon them. It's only a matter of time before quality shines through.

    Posted in How Monster Hunter Went From Japanese Phenomenon to Global Success

  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer A month ago

    Interesting. The last game was sent out to die by EA, which is a shame because it was excellent.

    Posted in NBA Jam May Return For Its 25th Anniversary

  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer A month ago

    I stop all games and TV twice a year to watch this. I'm missing super metro is this year but it's also nice to change it up I guess.

    Posted in Why Awesome Games Done Quick is Such a Joy To Watch

  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer A month ago

    I kind of feeling that Sony are just coasting and as a result aren't putting the effort in. They're no.1 by a considerable margin so why try harder? I hope the success of the switch starts to wake them up a bit and they start expanding their exclusives to tap into a wider market than just focusing on stale triple A games like Horizon.

    Posted in What We Want From PlayStation in 2018

  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer A month ago

    I'm not convinced. The first game showed promise and maturity... then the true horror that Akihiro Hino was the pribnciple writer and it turned into his usual garbage he always writes. Remember this is the guy responsible for garbage writing like Overblood 2 and Gundam Age. I know level 5 can do good games and charming story but it's always when thus guy is left out of the writing role.

    Posted in New Ni no Kuni II Gameplay Demo Shows off a Delicate Balance Between Cute and Serious Content

  • Avatar for retr0gamer retr0gamer A month ago

    Switch for me. It actually had games I wanted to play on it. The PS4 disappointed me. It was basically a machine where any game on it I got on my PC. What exclusives there were were disappointing and even persons 5 was on PS3.

    Xbox one was just the PS4 but worse.

    Posted in USgamer Community Question: What Was the Most Successful Platform of 2017?

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