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#13285676 Jun 06, 2017 at 10:11 AM · Edited 5 months ago
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I have signed up to the Xbox Games Pass free trial and given Mad Max a try. I enjoyed it for a bit since the vehicle combat is a lot of fun as is upgrading the car, much of the game though is extremely repetitive and you have to do the same 4 or 5 tasks in each region to find scrap and lower your threat level so you can upgrade the car with little to no story associated with the tasks. The graphics are good for such a large open world but not great, the story so far seems like a rehash of The Road Warrior and has Max helping settlements against raiders after having lost the V8 Interceptor.... again 😐

There is a good idea for a game in there but it is just so very very boring, I tried to keep going but I have to take a break from it so I am giving Ryse a go now.


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#13285731 Jun 06, 2017 at 10:51 AM
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#13285676 DamodarThade wrote:

I have signed up to the Xbox Games Pass free trial and given Mad Max a try....

I'm glad to see you try it out. And I think that's the point. Try out the games before you spend a lot of money for something you don't like. Even though you are spending some, you get to decide what games you like first. 😉

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#13350525 Jul 15, 2017 at 04:07 AM
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Now playing Persona 5.


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#13350534 Jul 15, 2017 at 04:19 AM
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#13350525 TidusandYuna1983 wrote:

Now playing Persona 5.



Great game. I've played it twice!
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#13350536 Jul 15, 2017 at 04:22 AM
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#13350525 TidusandYuna1983 wrote:

Now playing Persona 5.


I'm still playing that too. Bouncing from Persona 5 and Diablo 3.
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#13374929 Jul 31, 2017 at 03:12 PM · Edited 2 months ago
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Beside Fallout 4, where I spend most of my time, I have been playing the Legend of Zelda, Breath of the Wild. It takes me back to when my son was young and I bought him a Nintendo 64, I used it more than he did, so I bought my own and the Zelda games were the "bomb". The biggest issue I have with the Switch is the button use, the A button on the Switch pro controller is where the "B" button is on the XOne, so I am continually hitting the bottom button on the Switch which is the "Back" button, pretty frustrating. The controller that comes with the system is awkward and uncomfortable at best, but luckily they have the pro controller that is just between XOne and PS4 as to size, and not too bad a controller.

I have tried lately to play Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 and Sniper Elite 4, but they just aren't grabbing my attention, which seems to be the norm for me since FO4 came out, so of course I am waiting on the next Fallout game with baited breath.

Stuck in "Prey" for an hour or so, but what a weird game, I guess I didn't give it much of a chance, but I found it irritating to be honest. Also have tried to re-vist Shadows of Mordor, and that one hasn't grabbed me either.

So, I am still waiting for that "Borderlands, Red Dead Fallout 4 experience to show up, guess I shouldn't hold my breath huh?
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#13374933 Jul 31, 2017 at 03:17 PM
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#13285676 DamodarThade wrote:

I have signed up to the Xbox Games Pass free trial and given Mad Max a try. I enjoyed it for a bit since the vehicle combat is a lot of fun as is upgrading the car, much of the game though is extremely repetitive and you have to do the same 4 or 5 tasks in each region to find scrap and lower your threat level so you can upgrade the car with little to no story associated with the tasks. The graphics are good for such a large open world but not great, the story so far seems like a rehash of The Road Warrior and has Max helping settlements against raiders after having lost the V8 Interceptor.... again 😐

There is a good idea for a game in there but it is just so very very boring, I tried to keep going but I have to take a break from it so I am giving Ryse a go now.



The auspice of this game is great, just way way too repetitive and boring scenery after a time.
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#13394486 Aug 13, 2017 at 07:33 PM
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Now that I've finished Persona 5 for the first time it was a glorious. It made me both laugh and cry, good times and stuff!
Continuing to finish my other games, I'm not playing Fate/Extella. From the hit VN and Anime series Fate/Stay Night

I'm actually surprised that for a Dynasty Warriors kinda game I actually get defeated here from time to time. What I love here is the characters and move sets
So many to choose from. Most characters came from the Anime and Visual Novel. but others are original which is good too.
As for the lore of the characters, They are from History's great figure reincarnated as both heroic and anti-hero spirits so yeah Japan is just being Japan.
I guess this game is not meant for everyone fans sure..... new comers not so much 😆
I'm just having frustration about costume DLC prices and versions. since I'm in asia my PS Store tells me to go buy Japanese or Chinese version. I don't speak those. I'm still English speaker. I only know two tongues, Filipino and English. haha
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#13397664 Aug 16, 2017 at 01:41 AM
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I've been playing a combination of Payday 2 and Battlefield 1 lately. BF1's second DLC, In The Name of the Tsar, launches next month so I'm looking forward to that.

I also bought the Prototype Biohazard bundle a couple of months back so it's been fun revisiting Prototype (I played it years ago).


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#13397696 Aug 16, 2017 at 02:21 AM · Edited 2 months ago
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I've downloaded Teslagrad. It looks interesting. I'm downloading Ratchet and Clank into the Nexus. It's been a while since I've played a Ratchet game,and I found it for cheap,and it has an easy platinum.


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#13400242 Aug 17, 2017 at 01:28 PM
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I've played a few hours of Teslagrad today.It has some clever ideas,a nice artstyle,but it's lack of production values definitely affect the game's quality,the controls are oversensitive and stiff.This has compelled me to do a blog about how I feel about Indie games,because some of the most memorable gaming experiences I've had have been from Indie games,but many Indie games are so broken or unplayable,that they have controls worse than an 8-bit game,and have less playability than an Atari 2600 game.


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#13411975 Aug 26, 2017 at 06:31 AM · Edited 2 months ago
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Well, finished Fate/Extella's 3 routes from 3 heroines. there's a last 4th but took a detour to play Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed. it's actually great, I was thinking it's a mediocre games it's actually have a high replay value having multiple endings and NG+(seriously all RPG should have that)

EDIT: about Akiba's Trip, it's not what everyone thinks that it's about me stripping people off their clothes....... well IT IS but the combat is actually thrilling given with the higher difficulty (Ranging from Easy, Casual, Gamer and Otaku) Gamer = Hard and Otaku = Very Hard
I'm only kinda disappointed when they lack the matching models and clothes, a lot of it are mismatches so it's kinda ridiculous to see how your character's body build gets smaller and larger in every clothing you wear aside from that they look nice. I can't even decide what to wear. 😂
That is Clothes are also your armor which is upgradable.

Now, I'm kinda stuck on deciding whether or not pre-order Destiny 2 or not. Sure I like a bonuses and stuff on it like Exclusive weapons and customization I'm thinking it'll be useless in the late game since it's kinda for beginning hours.
That being said I'm also deciding if I'll be in be PS4 or PC. I'm sure my PC can run it like how PS4 will but. my weighing scale is this;
1. PS-Plus Subscription (I'm deciding to have The Division on PS4 to play with my bro,that I'm thinking two birds with one subscription)
1.1 PC doesn't need those subscription.
2. of course if my PC can actually run it like how a PS4 will. I'm still deciding on that.
3. DLCs! I have a debit card linked on PC since buying Digital Destiny 2 is on Battle.net. Thank goodness I'm a blizzard fan so It'll be no problem. but in PS4 it's a Singaporean account but I'm actually in PH. (you guys know it haha) I buy Prepaid PS cards to add on my wallet. which is really hard to come by in my place.
4. Communication. a good MMO Player communicates with teammates even just by chat. I'll have to admit PS4 doesn't have a keyboard unless those miniature ones that connects on your controller but PC has a size right for me(my keyboard is old but gets the job done)
So I'm stuck on deciding which is which 😩
Regarding on that Open-Beta or Beta gameplay. I'm not actually playing Betas never did I like how the game surprises me when I get my hands on the finished product. plus I let the masses give the feedback on the Betas. So I'm not worrying about How I'll miss Destiny 2's beta this month before release.
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#13413288 Aug 27, 2017 at 07:48 AM
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I've played AkibaStrip. I enjoyed it. It's definitely an original concept. Ripping the clothes off vampires to expose their skin to the sun to kill them.


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#13431314 Sep 08, 2017 at 07:36 PM
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Been playing a lot of Mass Effect: Andromeda lately, just to change my pace of RPG games, since Akiba's Trip is really not serious about themselves and an anime at that.
Diablo III has no comparable story telling than ME. So yeah I'll be in Space this time.
in a way Mass Effect: Andromeda is somewhat better than what people say it is. or maybe I'm a little late on Day 1 since the devs already patched and fixed most of the complaints still it is not that bad.
The bad thing I complain is the Glyph Sudoku! seriously I'm not good at this.
If there's one thing I'm good at it's shooting people. turned the game in Hardcore difficulty since Mass Effect games are nothing but walks in the park for me.
The thing that takes a lot longer time to deal with is the glyph puzzle. never really good at puzzles, really bothers me and I just wanna go chill with my teammates..... or shoot things. simple as that.
Well to remedy my puzzle suckage, I downloaded some guide, that'll keep me from getting stucked.
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