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  • neems 9 Nov 2017 18:21:54 3,632 posts
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    Hmm, watched the trailer for LA Noire - a game I bought and never finished on PS3 - on the front page and suddenly I'm really tempted.

    I think i have some sort of Switch related mental illness. But imagine if it was Red Dead Redemption!
  • mothercruncher 9 Nov 2017 18:33:11 14,500 posts
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    I really enjoyed LA Noore and couldnít quite understand why it wasnít a bigger hit. The setting and that gorgeous facial animation well and truly won me over. I think I Platinumíd it but, if it isnít stupidly priced I might buy it again too.
  • mothercruncher 9 Nov 2017 18:33:28 14,500 posts
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    Itís going to be stupidly priced, isnít it?
  • THFourteen 9 Nov 2017 18:37:54 47,312 posts
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    Itís £34 on prime right now which isnít too bad as far as Switch games go
  • mothercruncher 9 Nov 2017 19:59:40 14,500 posts
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    Ah, thatís too much for a reheated old game to me. Worth it if you never played through the original though.
  • neems 9 Nov 2017 21:20:20 3,632 posts
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    Jesus it's £45 on the e-shop, for some reason I thought it was going to be £30.

    In unrelated news, maybe I'm just getting old but did anybody else think that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 looks insanely fucking complicated?
  • superbob85 9 Nov 2017 21:27:22 8,481 posts
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    LA Noire is well worth a play through I thought it was excellently put together. The facial expressions during the interviews were implemented really well.
  • THFourteen 9 Nov 2017 21:35:41 47,312 posts
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    @neems

    The first one seemed complicated at first but actually you didnít have to worry about half of it to get through the game.
  • Blackmarsh63 9 Nov 2017 21:36:33 1,196 posts
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    Just a heads-up for anyone getting LA Noire. It seems an SD card is required if you get it digitally and a hefty download is required if you get the cart version.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 9 Nov 2017 21:40:38 7,229 posts
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    Fucking hell, I wish they'd cut that shit out.
  • Murbs 9 Nov 2017 22:10:38 23,812 posts
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    LA noire is massively overrated. I'd never want to play it again, mostly dull experience. Feel it gets a pass because Rockstar.
  • mothercruncher 9 Nov 2017 22:17:25 14,500 posts
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    Yeah, youíre right- I ignored the interesting setting, the great motion capture and facial animation and the Black Dahlia/gumshoe style stories because I was blinded by the Rockstar logo.
  • Murbs 9 Nov 2017 22:19:07 23,812 posts
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    :p
  • Murbs 9 Nov 2017 22:19:33 23,812 posts
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    Well I thought it was boring ;-)
  • Murbs 9 Nov 2017 22:20:19 23,812 posts
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    Do you agree that it didn't need to be open world?
  • Your-Mother 9 Nov 2017 22:22:26 1,055 posts
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    It wasn't really open world though. It had an open world, but it was still a linear game. Like the original Mafia.
  • Addy_B 10 Nov 2017 01:07:00 2,799 posts
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    I didn't like it either. Still I can't remember much about it. Maybe I didn't give it long enough.

    Edited by Addy_B at 08:43:55 10-11-2017
  • chrisno21 10 Nov 2017 08:27:34 1,912 posts
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    Once was enough for me.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 10 Nov 2017 08:37:34 7,229 posts
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    I really enjoyed it, but I don't really need to play it again. I would recommend it to anyone who missed out the first time round.
  • UncleLou Moderator 10 Nov 2017 08:40:27 39,181 posts
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    @BigOrkWaaagh Yeah, it is a cool, very unique game, and very atmospheric. Not without its faults, but a no-brainer if you've never played it.
  • monkman76 10 Nov 2017 08:42:24 12,342 posts
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    Oh FFS! Over Doom (played first half on PS4 then traded it) and Skyrim (never played it)?
  • BigOrkWaaagh 10 Nov 2017 08:46:43 7,229 posts
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    Rinse Doom, trade for Skyrim.
  • UncleLou Moderator 10 Nov 2017 08:47:45 39,181 posts
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    Does this appeal to you?



    Do you like L.A. Confidential? :)
  • monkman76 10 Nov 2017 09:06:43 12,342 posts
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    Yeah that looks cool, and I do like LA Confidential. Think Skyrim might still be the old game I need to play though. Will wait on reviews for both I guess (though I suppose they're not going to tell us much that we don't know).
  • THFourteen 10 Nov 2017 10:09:27 47,312 posts
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    LA Noire is good for people who like those sorts of american cop shows.

    I enjoyed it.
  • THFourteen 10 Nov 2017 10:11:04 47,312 posts
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    Batman out next week too.

    Really interested in this one, as long as they've managed to port the engine better than it generally works on iOS.

    probably leave it till next year tho, with rabbids coming and xenoblade soon too.
  • redcrayon 10 Nov 2017 13:20:19 4,649 posts
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    neems wrote:
    maybe I'm just getting old but did anybody else think that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 looks insanely fucking complicated?
    Yeah, Iíve been thinking that too. Im hoping the mess that is the UI makes it look more confusing than it is.
  • Addy_B 10 Nov 2017 13:21:29 2,799 posts
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    I didn't like XC2. It's just not my cup of tea at all unfortunately.
  • DangerousDave_87 10 Nov 2017 13:29:39 3,618 posts
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    The Xenoblade games are unnecessarily more complicated than they need to be, but you don't need to understand everything to get any enjoyment out of them. Those games are huge time sinks and as you become more comfortable with the basics of combat, you naturally start to explore and digest the more complex tactics. Its something you can learn at your own pace, too.

    It means as you progress through the game your play style evolves and you uncover this extra layer of depth that keeps things interesting as you clock up the hours.

    I'd personally recommend playing the original if you're unsure. Its an absolute classic and it eases you into the combat system nicely. It also has an epic world and one of the best soundtracks ever. Its much better than Xenoblade Chronicles X.
  • THFourteen 10 Nov 2017 13:48:55 47,312 posts
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    I miss Shulk and Reyn :-(
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