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  • Bichii 12 Feb 2018 21:05:09 381 posts
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    @greg_wha share button. Triangle.
  • Daeltaja 12 Feb 2018 21:14:47 1,613 posts
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    Well, it looks and sounds outstanding. Gameplay wise, the camera can go do one. I've wrestled with it more than the first three collossi combined. Have vague memories of the PS2 version, but I forgot how much R2 holding there is.

    Still, spectacular cinematic experience.
  • FuzzyDucky 12 Feb 2018 21:23:29 2,963 posts
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    @greg_wha Or you can set the function of the Share button in the (console) system menu... Mine is a quick press for screenshot, double press for video and hold the button to open the Share menu.
  • greg_wha 12 Feb 2018 21:32:23 1,056 posts
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    @FuzzyDucky THANK YOU!
  • Bichii 12 Feb 2018 21:32:53 381 posts
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    No worries.
  • -HairyArse 12 Feb 2018 21:39:09 1,076 posts
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    I nearly bought a PS4 at the weekend just to play this.

    Only managed an hour first time around on the PS2 as the frame rate and controls ruined it for me.
  • Daeltaja 12 Feb 2018 21:40:37 1,613 posts
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    -HairyArse wrote:
    I nearly bought a PS4 at the weekend just to play this.

    Only managed an hour first time around on the PS2 as the frame rate and controls ruined it for me.
    Well, only one of those things has been addressed!
  • -HairyArse 12 Feb 2018 21:48:14 1,076 posts
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    I thought the controls had been modernised?
  • andy10 12 Feb 2018 22:07:36 262 posts
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    I have the privilege of playing this for the first time in my life. Had a gaming hiatus between SNES and Xbox 360, and now have a PS4.

    It looks incredible (Pro, with standard HDTV). The environment is sparse but the graphics rival most other contemporary games.

    I drank in the introduction - I can't remember the last time I sat through cinematics so patiently. Already I'm feeling that vague sense of wonder, melancholy and conflict (which is about the only thing I know about this game, from having read about it so much over the years).

    Only one colossus down (a tutorial colossus?). Piece of cake, though it still felt great climbing up the guy and enjoying the sheer scale of the event. Can already tell I'm going to love this. Played one of the 3D Castlevania games on the 360 that was clearly trying to emulate Colossus in its boss encounters, but was a pale imitation of this.

    Think this is one of those games I'm going to ration and savour, as I won't want it to be over too soon.
  • greg_wha 12 Feb 2018 22:16:09 1,056 posts
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    @Daeltaja Just bottom mapping. The camera and movement are as the original.
  • drhcnip 12 Feb 2018 22:27:22 5,673 posts
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    @andy10

    good man...;)
    castlevania lord of shadows had a few encounters that were clearly influenced by this and the god of war series...
  • Derblington 12 Feb 2018 23:02:44 30,398 posts
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    I have that unplayed.
  • neilka 12 Feb 2018 23:04:30 20,958 posts
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    greg_wha wrote:
    @Daeltaja Just bottom mapping.
    Sounds like a bum steer.
  • drhcnip 12 Feb 2018 23:42:22 5,673 posts
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    @Derblington

    lord of shadows? well worth a play - hell of a lot of game as well, if i remember correctly....dash of this, bit of dmc, touch of god of war...
  • pacrifice 13 Feb 2018 05:04:22 4,309 posts
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    1. I said this before and dude picked up on it too

    2. https://youtu.be/1hZjQHMq6oc from 31m30s - 32m03s, they cut 33 seconds of very significant content!

    Still a worthy remaster but why cut and snip, ☹️


    I love this game, still gets a 10/10
  • pacrifice 13 Feb 2018 05:07:33 4,309 posts
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    Oh yeah, he doesn't look as beaten up, gradually throughout the game, untill the very.

  • pacrifice 13 Feb 2018 05:24:17 4,309 posts
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    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DUMxtJrUMAA_8Cf.jpg

    https://i1.wp.com/nordicgame.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/fumito.ueda_.850.560.jpg?fit=679%2C447&ssl=1

    Holmes has done what, 3 games and he's better than Kojima.
  • cowell 14 Feb 2018 09:45:22 1,431 posts
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    I'm 5 beasts down and the Dunkey review pretty much summarises how I feel about it.

    "Something every gamer should experience at least once, but you'll have to deal with some really annoying shit"



    Edited by cowell at 09:45:37 14-02-2018
  • Dr.Haggard 14 Feb 2018 12:15:04 4,625 posts
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    pacrifice wrote:

    2. https://youtu.be/1hZjQHMq6oc from 31m30s - 32m03s, they cut 33 seconds of very significant content!

    Maybe I'm misunderstanding you here, but that scene was not cut from the remake.
  • pacrifice 14 Feb 2018 22:23:30 4,309 posts
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    @Dr.Haggard dude, it was. I haven't seen it (I'm doing another playthrough so I'll check again but I'm sure it's not there).
  • Dr.Haggard 14 Feb 2018 22:47:14 4,625 posts
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    @pacrifice It's there. I just checked a random play through on youtube to be sure I hadn't imagined it, and in doing so realised they changed the music for the scene which I hadn't noticed, but it's definitely in the game.
  • pacrifice 14 Feb 2018 22:52:06 4,309 posts
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    @Dr.Haggard yes, just checked too and same.

    So it's in there except, not precisely in there! Checked a quick YouTube walkthrough for the remaster, the piano score is different - I guess I was playing the game and I didn't take in the edited scene as was expecting the original.

    I swear I wasn't asleep during the entire game but strange how I don't recall seeing it myself when it did play. Hmm
  • cowell 16 Feb 2018 22:53:19 1,431 posts
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    On the 7th and driving myself mad trying to just get on the damn thing. Absolutely infuriating
  • Dgzter 16 Feb 2018 23:04:02 1,633 posts
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    @cowell Not sure if you're looking for tips, but just in case:
    swim near him until you get his attention, his eyes should turn orange and he'll head towards you, then try to use the lights on his body as pseudo-landing strip lights - if you stay between them as he swims under you, his tail should then emerge in exactly the right place for you to grab on (frantically pulling R2!)
    . It took me a stupid amount of time to get this right, so rest assure that you cannot be doing worse than I was :)

    Edited by Dgzter at 23:04:40 16-02-2018
  • Humperfunk 18 Feb 2018 14:57:46 7,332 posts
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    Bit harsh, absolutely destroyed the 8th Colossus and did it without him turning over......No gold trophy.

    Third gold trophy I have been fucked out of in the last two weeks, really should give up on them.
  • DangerousDave_87 18 Feb 2018 17:09:26 3,618 posts
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    The one thing I love about Nintendo. No trophies.
  • mothercruncher 18 Feb 2018 17:33:33 14,500 posts
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    Er, I’ve found myself playing other things at around the fifth or sixth colossus again.
    I need to dive back in before I permanently park it yet again and then end up attempting once more on the PS5.
  • Humperfunk 18 Feb 2018 18:23:01 7,332 posts
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    DangerousDave_87 wrote:
    The one thing I love about Nintendo. No trophies.
    Was so good playing Zelda in Jan after years of trophy whoring. Now just banged three hours into Golf Story and just enjoying the game without having to think about guides or anything. This is more like it.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 18 Feb 2018 18:40:29 12,515 posts
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    You could just do what normal people do and completely ignore the trophies and achievements?
  • Humperfunk 18 Feb 2018 19:15:15 7,332 posts
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    That is indeed what I am going to start doing.
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