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A new Doom movie is in the works

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2 hours ago

@Dizzy You're so smart you don't even know things!
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Bayonetta 2 physical Switch launch down on Wii U

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2 months ago

@chilon Okay, Transformers is taking Bayonetta's core mechanics (Korra, is actually more like a stripped back Revengence) but that's where the similarities end. They aren't transporting Bayonetta's mechanics in all their games.

Yes, they specialise in the 3D brawler genre but to say Bayonetta is the same as Nier is to say it's also the same as God of War, God Hand and Ninja Gaiden.
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The Virtual Console's continued absence on Switch is creating some exciting possibilities

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3 months ago

@FilthyAnimal I wouldn't call the Hamster ports lazy. They deliver arcade perfect experiences for a modest price and do exactly what they say on the tin
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Desperately trying to get Ubisoft to talk about Far Cry 5's controversial US setting

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5 months ago

This game raised an eyebrow when it was first shown and was the first time I thought about getting a Far Cry game but now I'm just afraid it'll have no teeth. God forbid having a game relevant to the times.

I guess I won't bother with it like the others.
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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 review

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5 months ago

@Nikanoru no, I know full well where the discussion is and where it goes. The same land of bollocks as usual. I was expanding on the criticism in the review which you responded to, so I dunno how it was possible for me to miss the point.

Look, I have this game, I've put 9 hours in so far and there is a lot I love about it but I'll never not criticise this demeaning pandering that exists in these kinds of games. And don't go thinking all of Japan agreed that this is okay.
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5 months ago

@Nikanoru This isn't about people being offended, it's about criticising bad art.

You can say a lot about a character through their design, you can communicate a lot about them, their personality. What does the over sexualisation of Pyra say about her? Why does she look that way? It certainly doesn't inform her character. It has one purpose and that is to titillate. It does so to the point of it being distracting, especially in certain scenes.

The design is a disservice to Pyra as a character and it is verging on objectively bad design since it doesn't serve anything related to the game. It's cynical.

Even in this thread there are people complaining that the VO is distracting and dampens the game, well visual designs do the same thing yet you're "offended" for pointing that out.

I still can't believe people will die on this hill. What a load of jokers!
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David Cage on Detroit and its depiction of domestic violence

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6 months ago

I've read enough interviews with film directors to know they get asked questions like this. Cage's inability to answer it frankly like a real writer/creator would speaks volumes.
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Switching on Ark PS4-Xbox One cross-play would "not take more than a few days"

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8 months ago

@GreyBeard Like I keep saying, I'm pretty sure it would benefit both (and all) parties by giving online games a bigger pool to draw from which would increase software sales (where the real money is made) since online games would be kept alive longer and have more chance to expose themselves to more potential customers.

I can't see people confusing brands. I think the same marketing and exclusive games will give everyone their own identity.

As for being responsible for harassment I just think it's something they'll have to figure out. Maybe form a third party board who oversees this stuff. But it would be worth it for them to figure it out. It benefits gamers, it benefits developers, it benefits the industry as a whole and despite what some have it in their heads it would - at the end of the day - benefit Sony.
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8 months ago

@Fourfoldroot The login stuff is paranoid nonsense. Christ, I already have an MS login because of MS Office and Skype and whatever. I believe you can use it for XBL.
They might, potentially, take a hit on hardware sales but it works two ways. Someone also wouldn't have to buy an XO to play with their XO friends, they could buy a PS4 because maybe they prefer the exclusives and still play with XO buddies. And on top of that Sony get a cut of any software.

Cross play is just a net positive.
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8 months ago

@grassyknoll Do you honestly think people are gonna bin their PS4s and only buy games for XO, PC and Switch if they embrace cross play?

I don't get it.

What's gonna happen? I'm at a total friggin' loss.
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8 months ago

@Whitster Pass.

I dunno why devs aren't more vocal (though they are notoriously secretive due to weird NDAs). The Ark guy does say in the bigger devs want it as well which is anecdotal but I believe it. If you've made a game why would you not want as many people to play as possible, and a larger pool keeps it alive longer.

It benefits everyone, even Sony. Because they might just be left behind if the don't embrace it.
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8 months ago

@grassyknoll I'm struggling to see how they could possibly lose so much money if they agree to this.

Like, I'm sitting here thinking if all the other consoles are doing cross play I'd rather use those, because that's where the player base is... then I buy the game elsewhere. Sony loses money.

People here keep saying its logical business sense... but it isn't. It just isn't. Like just saying it makes it true but it isn't. This isn't even good business sense.
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8 months ago

@Whitster see, that's the point. Of course you have no problems finding a game on Overwatch, it's one the biggest things around at the moment. But not many games have the luxury of being Overwatch.

So a few weeks ago I finally got a bit of confidence in my King of Fighters skills and tried to take it online. Sony might have sold 60 million PS4s but none of them are playing KoF in this region. And I mean there was *no-one*. It did just come out on PC a little while ago and that game would definitely benefit from cross play.

If you just play Overwatch, Battlefield and Call of Duty maybe you don't care but there are *a lot* of cool multiplayer indie games and smaller studio games that would hugely benefit from being able to pool their players together.
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8 months ago

@Whitster PS4 players aren't starved of people to play with? Tell that to those who bought LawBreakers. And I don't believe you either since when I play Street Fighter V seven out of ten of the randos I play are on PC.

And why is everyone using terms like "logical" and "level headed" to defend this bollocks? Just sounds like being a doormat to me.
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8 months ago

@Billy-Daniels You're a treasure
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8 months ago

@Whitster Well it was the Wii that won that generation, sales wise, as you say. And I think there were many, many other factors that contributed to MS's success and what were talking about here probably wasn't one of them.
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8 months ago

@Fourfoldroot Business is a lot more complex than that so it isn't all that logical at all. Simply sandbagging your own customers says they don't actually have much confidence in their product and that could push people away, anyway.

Any gamer opposing this is a corporate fanboy
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8 months ago

@arkadiuszkaminski pretty sure the same criticism was levelled at MS at the time, too. Sony have the benefit from learning from that decision and they aren't.
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8 months ago

@Fourfoldroot it baffles me that people are on Sony's side here. Are you brainwashed? It's only a benefit to players since it gives a larger pool of players to match make. We talk a lot about not splitting up a community in games regarding DLC maps and this is a similar thing.

It would also give smaller games a chance to tie up their fractured communities which would only increase software sales (and even on PS4) on multiplayer games if people weren't so anxious they'd be dead in a month.

And you know, good will "for the players" should mean something.
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Returning to Metroid

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8 months ago

@the_ewan You don't want to piss off the interviewee to the point they'll walk off. It's just video games, no need to go all Paxman.
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Remembering G-Police, the best Blade Runner game ever

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9 months ago

@jonathanharding-rath it might have but it was out at a time where the dualshock or its rumbleless cousin weren't very common so most played it on a standard controller.

But yeah, this game owns. I often think what a modern take on this would be. Especially since it was pretty ahead of its time.
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Trunks is in Dragon Ball FighterZ

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9 months ago

Like, I know sweet F A about Dragon Ball Z so the character reveals aren't really moving me too much but man I just want to play this game. Looks like its gonna own.
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Our first look at Jedah and Gamora gameplay in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

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9 months ago

As much as I prefer the design of movie Gamora to comic Gamora but I think she looks like a lot of fun to use. Like Deadpool from the last game but with no dank memes. A big plus in my book.
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Street Fighter 5's next DLC character is Abigail from Final Fight

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9 months ago

He looks preposterous, I love it.
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Splatoon 2's single-player is an enjoyable if familiar encore

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10 months ago

@flooff Has there been a series of action games - ever - that is even approaching 20 hours long? (granted, my clumsy first play throughs of RE4 and Metroid Prime may approach that) At least one that doesn't have have a meandering open world with questionable busy work.

You don't have to answer because they don't exist.
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City of Brass looks like Prince of Persia meets BioShock

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10 months ago

I had a 3D platformer set in an art decor / steam punk world in mind off the headline.

Now I'm just disappointed.
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Why are some Monster Hunter fans upset about a new game in the series?

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10 months ago

It's not complicated at all. These fans complaining need to stop being shrieking babies.

I accidentally scrolled down to the comments at NintendoLife regarding this news and was staggered at what I'd saw. I'd love MH on the Switch but I'm also really looking forward for what they'll do with a real budget.
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Angry Birds movie is getting a sequel

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11 months ago

10 Years?!

Angry Birds is ten years old?!

That realisation hit me hard.

Shit.

Fuck
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Titanfall 2's best moment made me not want to shoot anybody

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1 year ago

I'm annoyed at myself because of this section as I also tried to avoid shooting people as I worried about messing with the past but I left it for the night halfway through and when I came back to it I sort of forgot and just shot a bunch of guys out of habit (it is a bad habit I have; so many faux pas).

I'm totally gonna pacifist it when I run it again.
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Metroid Prime: Federation Force flops

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2 years ago

@retr0gamer I totally get this sentiment. What bothers me about the reaction to this game is "fans" would rather have a game they want rather than allow creators to make game they want to make.

Fans don't know what they want. Metroid Prime had a hard with its run up to release. Barmy looking back now.
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2 years ago

I think another problem it had was that it's very multiplayer focused on a console that doesn't handle online stuff that well. Monster Hunter and other some bigger Nintendo games aside.

I hope Next Level Games don't get too off put by this. They had a pretty good idea but other elements around it didn't come together to make something super appealing.

And nothing is worse than a bunch of petty fanboys feeling vindicated by this news.
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Here's the first trailer for the new Toejam & Earl game

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2 years ago

Dad Jokes About Youth Culture: The Video Game
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Pokémon leak reveals bizarre new designs

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2 years ago

"Recent Pokémon designs often come in for some flak - everyone hates the ice cream Pokémon Vanillite, for example."

Get out of town. Goofy pokemon rule
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Street Fighter 5 pro player takes Guile to the next level

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2 years ago

A lot of dads in the comments here.

I've seen this pulled off in training environments after many failed attempts so it's cool to see it done in a tournament match. It's not the flashiest combo but it really is a tough one, and it shows how dangerous Guile can be if you don't watch your positioning.

Cool stuff.
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Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft in next Tomb Raider film

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2 years ago

Alicia Vikander is great but I can't shake the feeling the film is just a pay cheque for her and probably others involved. I'm thinking Jennifer Lawrence in X-Men.

Love to be proved wrong.
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Toki Tori developer Two Tribes is shutting down

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2 years ago

This is sad. Toki Tori 2 has such an earnest quality to it.

What I played of Rive was genuinely brilliant, too, so at least I'll buy it to see them off.
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Watch: Are fighting games losing popularity?

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2 years ago

I don't think fighting games aren't much less popular than they were with the resurgence the genre had with SFIV. I think young folk can still have now what we had when we were young, at least locally, just playing it like you're bashing action figures together, much like you guys in the video ;-)
So you can still play them for fun, they are more accessible than ever.

I think the difference now is two things: It is because of online so you see how good you can get at this game very easily (and how easily you can be beat), and you also have YouTube and Twitch that also show you high level play. This is going to have one of two effects: You're either going to look at all this and think 'nope'! or actually want to get involved in a big way. That wasn't there before unless you were perhaps in a good arcade scene back in the day.

I think I would encourage trying to get into fighting games; it's a very satisfying style of gaming, and in a world where the Souls games and Monster Hunter are increasing n popularity they're not that outside of many peoples skill levels. They do kinda require a similar mindset.
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Watch: Street Fighter 5's brilliance just about makes up for barebones launch

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2 years ago

I feel pretty bad for the people wanting to learn the game right now as the content isn't there for another month. It may be worth holding out til then.

I can't wait until mine shows up though. I got a solid Karin built during the beta and I can't wait to just jump in the ranked matches.

The 'early access' style of approach for SFV isn't for everyone, but it fits my current situation.
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A new game bundle wants to give Bryan Henderson, the god who Peter Molyneux forgot, $10,000

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2 years ago

Okay, it sucks he didn't get the prize he won fair and square but treating this kid who is in the grander scheme of things doing more than okay as a charity is *really* weird.
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Eurogamer's top 50 games of 2015

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2 years ago

No Devil's Third? Get out of town!

This list is so weird I love it.
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Games of 2015 no. 8: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

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2 years ago

@AaronTurner This turns up a lot when it comes Monster Hunter but I do think a lot of PS4 owners would play it a little, realise it doesn't control like Uncharted or Assassin's Creed then drop it like a stone. I don't think it would even do nearly as well as a Souls game.

Not saying it shouldn't come to PS4, I just don't think it would bloom there as much as people think.


But this was the first Monster Hunter I clicked with and I'm glad I stuck with it. Lovely game.
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Bayonetta is final Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U DLC character

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2 years ago

Bayonetta is cool an all but come on, surely Tingle should have been #1. I want a recount.
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Preserving the past: why emulation matters

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2 years ago

@WilhelmvonOrmstein I'd say that's because the article is about how the industry should do more with emulation and not about where emulation exists, because we all know that answer.
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Final Fantasy 7's Cloud confirmed for Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U

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2 years ago

Let's mosey
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Splatoon originally designed with toilet travel

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3 years ago

@DasManiac It wasn't designed to be a Mario game. There was a brief point when he was considered to star in it but he wasn't in from the start.

And you complain about Nintendo's unoriginality under a piece about a game that is an original IP for them. I think that's why you got the negs. Talk shit you get negs, it's that simple.
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Face-Off: Transformers: Devastation

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3 years ago

It's a shame the PS3 and 360 version weren't tested as I think that would be a more interesting piece for readers since there is quite a price difference between last gen and current gen versions, and surely I'm not the only one who would like to know whether it is worth going for the current gen version or not.
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Ex-Metroid Prime devs announce twin-stick shooter Dead Star

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3 years ago

@DasManiac Sure, but I think the remaining talent could do a good job with Prime.

I don't want a new Prime, personally, since that was wrapped up nicely and I don't know what could be done with it that is as interesting as those games were at their release. But saying that, I'm sure today's RS would make a cool Metroid game.
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3 years ago

@DasManiac I know the Retro Studios Donkey Kong games don't wow in a flashy way but those games have some really smart design to them. To say that there is no remaining talent at RS is nonsense.
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Watch: Xbox One indie games you might fall in love with

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3 years ago

@TheTruthHurts Is that what you shout at the traffic during rush hour?
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Video: Watch us play The Legend of Korra from 5pm BST

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4 years ago

@snafu65 nah, it's better than Anarchy Reigns
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