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  • cowell 3 Apr 2017 11:17:33 1,376 posts
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    Surprised there isn't a topic already. Anyway here it is....

    I was vaguely aware of the title, but didn't really have any clue what it was. Managed to play the demo at Rezzed and its very much on my radar now. Looks gorgeous - demo area was very Mediterranean - blue skies and simple white buildings. Seemed to be a puzzle game with strong Zelda and Ico vibes to me.

  • mrpon 3 Apr 2017 11:25:46 33,794 posts
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    Yup looks great, the only decision is what platform to buy! Out in Summer on Switch or end of May for other platforms. Hmmmmm.
  • Cappy 3 Apr 2017 12:44:44 13,653 posts
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    cowell wrote:
    Surprised there isn't a topic already. Anyway here it is....
    Ahem!
  • MrFlay 25 May 2017 09:58:08 3,626 posts
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    This is out tomorrow.

    It got a 9 in next month's Edge. Not bad.
  • MrTomFTW Best Moderator, 2016 25 May 2017 10:04:25 47,262 posts
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    Does it contain any Ancient Mariners?
  • wobbly_Bob 25 May 2017 15:30:56 4,264 posts
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    @MrTomFTW

    See what you did there!
  • Frogofdoom 25 May 2017 15:39:46 6,218 posts
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    Throw back to a level english right there.
  • MrFlay 25 May 2017 15:42:33 3,626 posts
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    Samuel Taylor Coleridge approves.

    Edge have been hyping this game for years so I'll be waiting for reviews. It does look interesting. I don't see how an embargo works for a game like this where they're desperate for publicity and people have no real expectations.
  • caligari 25 May 2017 15:44:24 17,737 posts
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    Oooh, looks like they've taken Ico/Colossus/Guardian and sprinkled in a little Witness/Okami/Wind Waker.

    I/will/definitely be buying!
  • spleendonkey 25 May 2017 16:13:49 256 posts
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    Recommended by Eurogamer. I'm sold.
  • JoelStinty 25 May 2017 16:15:49 5,901 posts
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    Seems to be reviewing pretty well.
    Switch or PS4 version though 🤔
  • Furtive_Pygmy 25 May 2017 16:20:32 6,435 posts
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    @JoelStinty

    Neither, PC version. :p
  • Furtive_Pygmy 25 May 2017 16:23:21 6,435 posts
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    A "buy" from ACG, that's good enough for me.

  • MrFlay 25 May 2017 16:28:21 3,626 posts
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    Polygon, PC Gamer and Gamespot weren't too impressed (65-ish). I hope Rock, Paper, Shotgun review it, John Walker preferably.
  • Kichii 25 May 2017 16:40:49 406 posts
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    I've been looking forward to this ever since the epic ps4 reveal trailer. Now it's here I'm thinking I'll wait until sub Ł20. Still looks great though.
  • young_nell 25 May 2017 16:42:14 240 posts
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    Essential on Portuguese Eurogamer. I think i'll give it a try.
  • cowell 25 May 2017 16:44:43 1,376 posts
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    Looks like it's on track for a meta of 75. Based on the art style, the general consensus, a very reasonable price and a sub-10 hour playtime, this sounds like a piece of me.
  • Singularity 25 May 2017 16:49:40 2,673 posts
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    So is this out tomorrow on Switch too, or is that later?
  • cowell 25 May 2017 16:53:01 1,376 posts
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    That's later in the year, no date confirmed
  • Switch024 25 May 2017 17:06:09 2,107 posts
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    I've been really looking forward to this, glad to hear it's reviewing well.
  • mrpon 25 May 2017 20:39:23 33,794 posts
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    The run animation looks janky.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 25 May 2017 21:23:57 30,779 posts
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    I'll be honest, this isn't really doing anything for me. It just looks...dull.
  • Singularity 26 May 2017 10:47:29 2,673 posts
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    @cowell Cheers.

    That's a bit of a bummer. I still haven't finished The Last Guardian, properly started Persona, and I've just bought Injustice 2, so my home-based gaming is overstuffed. Would've got it on Switch though.
  • Stranded87 26 May 2017 11:20:48 1,676 posts
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    Yeah I'd have got it on Switch if it was out. Don't want to wait though so I've bought it on PS4. Perhaps I'm wrong but I doubt many Switch owners don't also have another platform which can run Rime, so I can't imagine them getting many sales on the Switch. Hopefully they don't use backwards logic to conclude it's therefore not worth bringing future games to Switch.
  • Furtive_Pygmy 26 May 2017 16:57:57 6,435 posts
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    Odd, this has completely vanished from the CD Keys website, I was going buy it at just Ł20 too, balls.
  • Jono62 26 May 2017 17:04:27 18,451 posts
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    @Furtive_Pygmy Out of stock unfortunately

    http://www.cdkeys.com/pc/games/rime-pc-steam-cd-key
  • Furtive_Pygmy 26 May 2017 17:06:56 6,435 posts
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    Bollocks, knew I should have got it this morning when it was in stock.
  • GuybrushThreepwood 26 May 2017 17:41:52 1,377 posts
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    @Stranded87 I'm a switch only person. I've a laptop i use for "serious stuff" that could just about play the original Doom and that's it. I couldn't justify the space a desktop took, nor the cost of a gaming laptop or a console "just for me".

    I'm happy to wait though. I'm enjoying actually playing games rather than building up a backlog of things I buy on impulse.
  • Phattso 27 May 2017 11:00:21 22,091 posts
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    Any PC players care to comment on the performance? There are a large number of reports on Steam of it running very slowly on even beefy PCs, but a couple that say "calm down, just disable SSAA and it's all good" so I'm tempted to wait for a patch. It's just so purdy though!
  • Stranded87 27 May 2017 12:56:48 1,676 posts
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    Anyone playing this? I did the first section (up until just beyond freeing the fox). Was nice and relaxing. Far too early to say whether the game is any good or not yet, but it looks promising. Once I'm done with Prey it will have more of my attention.
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