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Posted by MysterD on 27 November 2016 - 12:52 AM
Oh no, I totally agree. Mass Effect 2 was basically Bioware's last genuinely good game (2010), it's after that where they started rolling downhill. For me they basically peaked with Mass Effect 1 and Dragon Age: Origins (though I still feel Jade Empire is my favorite Bioware game).
I feel like ME2 was a step back from ME1 overall, but I'd still count it as a really good game. But DA2, ME3 and DA:I were all mediocre messes at best.
I'd really love to see Jade Empire 2 some day, TBH.
Posted by MysterD on 26 November 2016 - 07:20 PM
Current BF stash:
- That $1.50 Adventure Time game by WayForward (gift from an old buddy... who coincidentally asked me if I knew how to make Finn shut the hell up)
- Dragon Age Inquisition GOTY
Aaaaaand that's it. I've spent more money on movies this time around.
See any good movies?
I rented Hell or High Water, which was excellent.
Posted by MysterD on 26 November 2016 - 06:37 PM
Black Friday Week Haul:
28'' Samsung 4K Monitor U28E590D (with 1ms Response time + AMD FreeSync support).
Logitech G502 Proteus Core Turnable Mouse.
PC Games -> All Steam versions:
Rise of the Tomb Raider - Deluxe Edition (AKA 20th Anniversary Edition)
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided - Digital Deluxe Edition
Hitman: Full Experience (2016)
Homefront: The Revolution - Freedom Fighter Bundle
How to Survive: Third-Person Edition
Batman: Arkham Knight - Season Pass
Lightning Returns: FFXIII (Part 3)
Final Fantasy Remastered versions = Final Fantasy III, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX
PC Games -> Humble Bundle Picks: Nick (BTA) - All Steam keys:
TIS-100 (also comes w/ DRM-FREE copy)
Legend of Grimrock 2 (also comes w/ DRM-FREE copy)
The Secret World
Infinifactory (also comes w/ DRM-FREE copy)
PC Games -> Non-Steam versions:
Dragon Age: Inquisition - Game of the Year Edition -> EA Origin version.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines -> GOG Version.
Posted by MysterD on 26 November 2016 - 06:10 PM
There are six episodes that play separate from the main campaign that range from 20 minutes to an hour or so.
There are also challenge maps added for both addon characters and batmobile action.
There are the usual skins but whatever.
There are 4 missions added to the main campaign that are not very long as well but allow you to fight villains that are not included in the base game.
Thanks for the info.
Batman Arkham Knight Season Pass = $5 on GamesPlanet UK website.
Looks like the cheapest this has been:
Looks like I'm gonna add this to my Black Friday Week haul.
Posted by MysterD on 26 November 2016 - 01:50 PM
I expected it to run badly, I knew going in it has problems. I was just thinking out loud. After $15 GC I got it for like 13 bucks from BBC and thought it to be worth the investment.
isn't the game built on the same engine as new Doom?
Doom 2016 is on the newer, better & much more optimized version of Id Tech Engine.
Doom 2016 is on Id Tech 6.
Dishonored 2 is on Void Engine, which was based off Id Tech 5.
Id Tech 5 powered RAGE, which was un-optimized as hell on the PC - and still could use some improvements, fixing & optimization, TBH. RAGE was a pretty good game, but its performance absolutely sucked.
I knew we were screwed w/ Dishonored 2 PC, when I found out its Void Engine was on Id Tech 5 (ugh!) and they recommended 6GB GTX 1060 & 8GB RX 480. Seriously, though - "WTH?!?!" @ these VRAM requirements.
Posted by MysterD on 26 November 2016 - 01:11 AM
Physical copies of Arkham Knight for a little over $10 at Amazon (via a third party seller but with Prime): https://www.amazon.c.../dp/B00IQCRKQ6/
Batman AK base-game only for the PC version is only $8.51 before BlackFriday10 voucher on GMG VIP:
If BlackFriday10 voucher actually works, it'll be $7.65.
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Posted by MysterD on 25 November 2016 - 10:51 PM
Debating between Deus Ex Mankind Divded's Season Pass for $7.50 or Homefront Revolution Freedom Fighter Bundle for $15. Thoughts?
Wait - where's Homefront Rev Freedom Fighter Bundle for $15?
Oh, is this on GMG?
I forgot all about BlackFriday10 promo code/coupon. Does it work on this?
Yep, it does work on GMG w/ that code.
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Posted by MysterD on 25 November 2016 - 07:15 AM
If anyone is looking for Deus Ex there's a dude on Steamtrades selling AMD vouchers for $15 each either PP or Wallet. Decent rep too.
We can do a bit better.
GameStop PC Download:
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided - Digital Deluxe Edition (Base-Game + Season Pass + Extra Goodies) = $22.49
Posted by MysterD on 25 November 2016 - 06:53 AM
Posted by MysterD on 25 November 2016 - 04:09 AM
Here is a Frys Deal for a mouse if anyone is interested:
[Mouse] Logitech G502 Proteus Core Turnable Gaming Mouse - $25 ($40-$15 Promo Code: 83448)
Yup. Ordered one a little bit ago tonight.
When ordered, it was listed for back-order for like almost a month or so now, LOL.
Fine. I can wait for it to arrive, for that kind of deal.
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Posted by MysterD on 24 November 2016 - 03:09 PM
PC Gamer - Deep Silver blames "poor timing" for Homefront: The Revolution's poor sales + reception:
No, Deep Silver should be blaming "poor technical performance" + releasing the game when it wasn't ready. I imagine if they released a decent technically performing game a few months later, gamers who like these type of FPS's would've been all over it.
While the story+character stuff is serviceable enough for this kind of game (open-world Far Cry 3+4 type of FPS) - the gameplay is addictive; has a few nice twists on that genre of open-world FPS's; and is honestly tons of fun if you like that kind of FPS and is looking for something good to hold you over until true-blue Far Cry 5 comes along.
The game upon release ran like garbage for most and it took a Free Weekend on Steam to show most people, "Look, we fixed our game finally! Go buy it!"
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