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  • Pokémon Go Valentine's Day event begins today

  • SegaBlueSky 08/02/2017

    @SupremeAC Damn, lucky. Back to Pidgeys and Rattatas everywhere for me! Oh and Drowsey of course... Reply +1
  • SegaBlueSky 08/02/2017

    Glad they're keeping the events coming, it tends to be the only time I can ever find anything interesting in my area! So aside form those I've pretty much stopped playing it now, not much reason to bother with it. Just wish the core gameplay was better done. Reply 0
  • Super Bomberman R for Nintendo Switch costs £50, Konami says

  • SegaBlueSky 19/01/2017

    Would definitely buy this at under £25, but £50!? Konami are nuts. Reply +4
  • Come and work at Gamer Network!

  • SegaBlueSky 18/01/2017

    Must be a tough job at times, always very much admire people that create entire game guides in their spare time for fun! Reply +2
  • Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Switch and Wii U differences outlined

  • SegaBlueSky 18/01/2017

    Couldn't care less about the specs, personally. I want to play the new Zelda because it looks like a lot of fun, not because it's presented in whatever resolution or frame rate. Reply 0
  • How Marvel vs. Capcom 2 brought us together

  • SegaBlueSky 16/01/2017

    Oh how I loved this game. Loved unlocking all the characters too, kinda miss that with modern fighters, always found it to add plenty of replayability. Cable was probably my fave in this one, would love to see him return for the new game! Reply 0
  • Nintendo's precarious reveal runs risk of Switching off fans

  • SegaBlueSky 13/01/2017

    I have no problem with the price of the console, it delivers a lot of tech for that price.

    I also have no problem with the launch lineup - I only need one good game to kickstart a new console, and Zelda and 1 2 Switch are two games I'd consider must-buys with the console, so I'm happy with that. With so many games coming out on PS4 in the first quarter of this year I really don't need much more on my secondary console just yet.

    The battery life doesn't bother me much either - if I'm taking this thing out with me then guaranteed I'm going to have a backpack on me, which means I'll be bringing a power bank along for the ride anyway.

    Lack of memory is a pain, but again - I've got plenty of SD cards hanging about with plenty of memory on board, so it won't be a problem and I won't have to buy any with the console itself.

    What does rub me up the wrong way though is those accessories. There is no way in hell I'm going to pay £75 for a controller. Ever. And the other controllers weren't much better. It's an absolutely devastating price point that makes the console so much harder to get on board with.
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  • Let's compare and contrast the US and European Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild box art

  • SegaBlueSky 13/01/2017

    Both very nice. The EU one is more representative of the game I guess. Either way would love to be able to buy lithographs of the artwork - gorgeous! Reply 0
  • First-person horror game Sylvio is coming to console this Friday (the 13th)

  • SegaBlueSky 11/01/2017

    Yeesh people, maybe read the RPS review linked in the article before you make snap judgments?

    Wasn't sure about this at first but reading the review has made me very interested. For the right price I'll definitely check this out.
    Reply +1
  • Sources: Microsoft and Platinum part ways on Scalebound, development ceased

  • SegaBlueSky 10/01/2017

    Regardless of whether the game was your cup of tea or not, I think we can all agree that it's always a shame when a project that's obviously had so much time and effort put into it gets pulled before it sees the light of day. A whole team of people have working on this game and now won't be able to have that awesome moment when the finished project launches. Such a shame.

    Makes me appreciate that Nier is still happening though, will definitely be picking that up.
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  • Gravity Rush 2 review

  • SegaBlueSky 10/01/2017

    Dangit, I really need to get around to playing the first one, this looks brilliant. Reply +5
  • Glacier White PlayStation 4 slim model announced, released this month

  • SegaBlueSky 10/01/2017

    @el_pollo_diablo Sounds like you need the Pro, my friend!

    Anywho, glad the white variant is back, I guess. Would like to see the Pro available in more colours too.
    Reply +10
  • Assassin's Creed film review

  • SegaBlueSky 21/12/2016

    If the core premise of Assassin's Creed still held any flicker of interest to me, I'd definitely go see this. But it's been milked too far now and I just can't find much reason to bother. Reply 0
  • Let's remember GamesMaster's most infamous incident, broadcast 20 years ago

  • SegaBlueSky 20/12/2016

    What I'd give to see comedy gold like this once again. Was hoping for similar bouts of unbridled rage on that recent show on Go 8 Bit. It was a good enough show, but not THIS good. Glorious.

    Of course, what we all really want to know is - is there anyone like this on the Eurogamer team??
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  • Nintendo Switch CPU and GPU clock speeds revealed

  • SegaBlueSky 19/12/2016

    As is always the case with Nintendo, the games are going to be the be-all and end-all for me. A strong lineup of first-party games that are visually a step up from the Wii U and also portable as a bonus? Great, sign me up. If the rumours of an upgraded Pokemon Sun/Moon are true then that alone would probably sway me.

    I can see why people would be disappointed of course, but personally Nintendo are always my second console and as long as the quality of the games is still up there I don't see that changing.
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  • Eurogamer reader's top 50 games of 2016 voting

  • SegaBlueSky 09/12/2016

    Very, very tough to decide! In the end I went for:

    1. The Last Guardian
    2. Uncharted 4
    3. Dark Souls 3
    4. Final Fantasy XV
    5. Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE

    Sadly that's leaving out some smaller games that I really enjoyed this year, so a special mention too for Hyper Light Drifter, Firewatch and Abzu!
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  • Pewdiepie hits 50m subscribers, claims he'll delete channel today

  • SegaBlueSky 09/12/2016

    @Wyrm I didn't say anything about not accepting it, I just don't find it interesting or entertaining. I've tried a few but nothing sticks. I find it all very attention-seeking for the most part, and I can't stand being told to 'like, subscribe and share' everything I read or hear these days. It's not just YT that is guilty of this of course, but it's the example we're discussing here. I agree that it's a perfectly legitimate media, but it's not one I enjoy. Reply +8
  • SegaBlueSky 09/12/2016

    All things aside - I will be the first to admit I can't stand the YouTuber culture - I'm absolutely floored by the success of this guy and can only commend him on that front at least. Seems like a good guy from what I can tell. I wish him luck whatever he decides to do with his new channel, but I will remain completely oblivious as I've only ever watched one video of his. It just ain't for me, but I continue to be astonished (and more than a little envious) of people that can be so successful through YT. Reply +56
  • Super Mario Run only playable with an internet connection

  • SegaBlueSky 09/12/2016

    That's a shame for times when you're on the underground, maybe they could have it so that you have to reconnect at least once every 30 minutes or something as a compromise? I get that Ninty is very piracy-conscious and that on Android in particular piracy is a problem, but still seems a little extreme. Reply +17
  • PS4 shoots through 50m sold barrier

  • SegaBlueSky 07/12/2016

    Gotta say it's well-deserved, I've had mine for about 2 years now and the quality of the exclusives so far have easily made it worth the purchase. Regardless of your preferred platform it's always good to see games and platform holders doing well in general. Reply +5
  • One Night Stand is suitably awkward

  • SegaBlueSky 07/12/2016

    @HappyGator And for gamers to be their usual cynical selves and dismiss it without, y'know, trying it for themselves. An open mind is a wonderful thing. Reply +21
  • "She can't understand how someone she's never met would be so kind"

  • SegaBlueSky 06/12/2016

    What a lovely story, so glad to see a community come together for someone in need. After a few weeks of feeling generally pretty bitter at people and the world at large this has genuinely lifted my spirits today. Reply +8
  • Captain America and Morrigan confirmed for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

  • SegaBlueSky 06/12/2016

    Glad to see some actual gameplay this time around, and it's looking really good! Wasn't sure about the return to 2v2 at first but actually watching the flow of the fight I think it might be a good thing, just to bring it back down to earth slightly. The infinity stones were great in Marvel Super Heroes back in the day, so glad to see those return too. Reply +3
  • The Last Guardian review

  • SegaBlueSky 05/12/2016

    I really need it to be Friday now, please. I had confidence that this would be a very special game even if it wasn't technically perfect or a bit janky to control, but to see such a positive review after years of development hell is an amazing thing to see. Can't wait!! Reply +4
  • Why The Last Of Us doesn't need a sequel (and why we'll play it anyway)

  • SegaBlueSky 05/12/2016

    I'll agree that The Last of Us didn't *need* a sequel, but I have to admit watching the trailer got me ridiculously excited. It's hard not to feel like that when you love the original so much. There's not really a right-or-wrong answer to the debate, so it's gotta just be left up to Naughty Dog to justify the decision. Though if there's one developer I'd trust to make a kickass sequel, it's them. They've done enough quality work for me to give them the benefit of the doubt for now at least! Reply 0
  • Final Fantasy 15 worldwide launch makes it series' fastest-selling game

  • SegaBlueSky 01/12/2016

    Very impressive, good to see it doing well. I'd LOVE to be able to see a final tally of how much the game has cost in total over the massive marketing campaigns, 10 years of development and changing of teams, etc and then figure out how much it needs to sell to make a profit. Reply +14
  • Why I think big console game sales are down

  • SegaBlueSky 30/11/2016

    I think there are too many reasons we could point to, as gaming is becoming an ever more diverse landscape with increased options across both hardware and software. It's just a case of picking one element and discussing it at length but you could write a book if you went into all of it.

    Personally, I find myself in the position where I can't possibly find the time to finish all the games I buy.

    There are SO many sales and offers across so many platforms and genres that I have a game library that could easily last me all of 2017 if I stopped buying games today. I genuinely have to stop myself from buying anything until I've finished X number of games I already own. Right now I've gone against my rule by buying FFXV and pre-ordering The Last Guardian in the hopes that I might catch up a bit over Christmas, but I know I probably won't.
    Reply +1
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 4 reportedly due out 2017

  • SegaBlueSky 29/11/2016

    I'll be very disappointed if there's no X-Men characters at all as I've always loved those comics the most, but still ridiculously happy either way, really hope this is true! Reply +2
  • No Man's Sky's long-awaited update brings its galaxy back to life

  • SegaBlueSky 29/11/2016

    NMS still has a ways to go but I'm really enjoying the update so far - the additions are genuinely fun and the universe feels a more interesting and varied place than it was before. Looking forward to seeing what they do next! Reply +7
  • Final Fantasy 15 review

  • SegaBlueSky 28/11/2016

    @HotCoffee Yeah I get what you mean, just the way you phrased it before seemed like a bit of a generalization! Agreed with you there though - it really should be better than that and I'm looking forward to playing it and judging for myself. Reply +1
  • SegaBlueSky 28/11/2016

    @HotCoffee While I agree that after 10 years they really, REALLY should have nailed it, the phrase 'It's just writing' really doesn't do justice to how tough writing a good story can be. Reply +100
  • SegaBlueSky 28/11/2016

    Very interesting review, get the feeling there will be a lot of debate about this game following launch. I'm still interested enough in the core group of characters to want to find out what happens to them, but it's a shame to know that the world at large struggles to keep up with that.

    On the basis of this review too, I've got to wonder once again whether FFXV can ever possibly hope to recoup the astronomical costs that have gone into developing and promoting it.

    EDIT: Looking at other reviews too, it seems there's a big split between those that are lifelong FF fans (like Aoife) and those that aren't. I'm someone who hasn't enjoyed any main FF game since IX (apart from XI and XIV), so really not sure which side I'm going to end up on. We shall see!
    Reply +36
  • No Man's Sky studio breaks silence, announces base building and more in huge Foundation update

  • SegaBlueSky 28/11/2016

    @papalazar0u It applies to all modes, but in creative you have unlimited resources and start off near a base 'hub' so you can get started right away. In regular mode you have to go find a suitable spot and build up everything from scratch, managing your resources etc. In survival mode it sounds like it's going to be very difficult to build up a base, but haven't tried that yet. Reply +2
  • SegaBlueSky 28/11/2016

    I'd kinda gone into hiding from the internet to avoid Black Friday over the weekend so was really surprised when I booted up the PS4 on Sunday and saw an update for NMS appear. Spent a good few hours trying out the new features and been pretty impressed so far - genuinely adds a lot to the game. If this is a foundation as they claim, then the future looks a lot brighter for this game. That doesn't erase the things they did very, very wrong of course but glad to see they haven't given in to the incredible levels of criticism and are trying to make NMS a good game. Reply +1
  • Titanfall 2, Gears 4 price plunge at HMV on Black Friday

  • SegaBlueSky 22/11/2016

    Would love to try this at some point - it's been a long time since I properly enjoyed an FPS. But just too many other things to play right now. Reply 0
  • Rollercoaster Tycoon World review

  • SegaBlueSky 22/11/2016

    Very well-written review - obviously very negative but still managing to be objective, honest and fair.

    That aside, what a shameful game. Hope Planet Coaster and Parkitect gets the success they deserve.
    Reply +7
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon review

  • SegaBlueSky 15/11/2016

    And now the true battle begins...convincing one of my relatives to buy me a 3DS for Christmas... Reply -3
  • Dishonored 2 launch sales down 38% on Dishonored

  • SegaBlueSky 14/11/2016

    Always thought it was a bit weird that a company whose games I've always considered some of the most overrated in the games industry took such action to prevent their games from being rated at all. I enjoyed the first Dishonoured more than the Elder Scrolls or Fallout but honestly forgot this was releasing in November. Don't like seeing games fail but after their statement about review code I just can't support Bethesda as a company. Reply +4
  • Can The Last Guardian live up to expectations?

  • SegaBlueSky 10/11/2016

    Some of the best games I've ever played have been patchy in one way or another, whether it be graphics or controls. That's not what I buy games for. I buy games for the best experiences, stories and concepts. Based on Ico and SotC, I think I'm gonna be very happy with The Last Guardian. Reply +4
  • The Last Guardian is getting PS4 Pro support

  • SegaBlueSky 10/11/2016

    Aw man, between this and FFXV it's starting to sway me into wanting a PS Pro. Either way I just can't wait to play this game at long last. Very excited. Reply +2
  • Trackmania Turbo gets free VR update on PS4, Oculus and Vive

  • SegaBlueSky 08/11/2016

    Aw man, I really need to buy PSVR soon. Very cool they've added this, would love to give it a try! Reply +3
  • Mass Effect Andromeda ditches character classes, but lets you respec

  • SegaBlueSky 08/11/2016

    Expecting a very polarizing response to this game when it finally arrives, but so far everything is looking pretty good to me (and I was VERY skeptical up until now). The dialogue being less good cop/bad cop is a huge plus in my book. Romance options are fun but nice to know that if you're not that bothered then you don't have to get bogged down by it.

    The class system stuff I'm a little less sure about - in some ways it sounds like a plus - the multiplayer mode in Mass Effect 3 was superb and it really made me better at creating builds for Shepard - but I found myself wanting to play way more styles than I possibly had time to do, resulting in many unfinished games and restarts. So it's nice to know on one hand that with the main character I can go between styles at key points if I want to. BUT - I wonder how that will affect the multiplayer, as part of what made that so fun was the sheer variety in the characters and builds.

    All in all though, I'm really very excited now. Would love to see some kind of VR implementation for the PS4 version, mind.
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  • Farewell to DriveClub, the PS4 launch disaster that became a racing great

  • SegaBlueSky 03/11/2016

    At it's completion, Driveclub is one of the best driving games I've ever played. The only niggle I had was that I really would have loved local multiplayer, but still. Really hope the guys at Evolution move on to even bigger and better things at Codemasters. Reply +4
  • Sega just teased a new Daytona USA for the arcade

  • SegaBlueSky 02/11/2016

    Yeaaaaah! I'm going to be so upset if this doesn't release on consoles eventually. Hope this is a sign of things to come from Sega...too many classic franchises that have been gone for way too long. Reply +3
  • Owlboy review

  • SegaBlueSky 01/11/2016

    Never even heard of this before but looks right up my street. Console release please! Reply 0
  • 'It was a good spot we ended up in. But it was messy getting there'

  • SegaBlueSky 01/11/2016

    Really wanted to love this game but just felt dated and repetitive to me, sadly. Still good, just not great. Reply -3
  • Cuphead delayed until mid next year

  • SegaBlueSky 12/10/2016

    Glad they're taking the time to make sure they make the best game possible. If they improve the platforming sections sufficiently then this could be a real gem of a game! Reply +3
  • Batman: Arkham VR review

  • SegaBlueSky 06/10/2016

    @Aj64 Maybe so, but that's how much they cost in 3D.

    And heck, go for an average night out in a major town/city and you'll easily pay £4-5 per drink or more. One round for me, my wife and even one other couple would usually cost £20+.

    I'm happy to pay for relatively short-term bursts of entertainment if they're good enough. Many films aren't, many games aren't. But some definitely are and Batman VR looks like a lot of fun, albeit a brief experience. At least I can replay it for free afterwards, whereas another movie or round of drinks just keeps adding up...
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  • SegaBlueSky 06/10/2016

    @Aj64 Personally, I'd pay £15 for this over the £15 I paid for my Suicide Squad cinema ticket any day. Reply +75
  • No Man's Sky subreddit shut down, community erupts

  • SegaBlueSky 05/10/2016

    @jonbwfc That's true, but regardless of how the gaming public at large is reacting, you can't deny they haven't been forthcoming enough with their communications. There's no easy fix but personally I think their silence is hurting them further.

    Like I say, I'm a fan of the game and I'd love to see NMS expanded and Hello Games continue to make games. I also think there are numerous problems with the mentality of the gaming public, not just with NMS but as a whole. Regardless, their radio silence has contributed to this rabid response.
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