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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #120 on: January 07, 2011, 04:38:03 AM »
I've been playing a lot of "Charles Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Chapter 1 of the Hoopz Barkley SaGa".

Surprisingly solid as a JRPG, even with the completely fucktarded premise.

Plus, the intro is my new theme song:
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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #121 on: January 07, 2011, 10:34:45 AM »
Sean-o-tron,

That game is awesome. I'm playing it at work and I love it.

Charles Barkley and an RPG. It is an unholy-holy union. Other than Scotty Pippin, Charles Barkley is my favorite b-baller. This Rocks!
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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #122 on: January 07, 2011, 09:28:41 PM »
Sean-o-tron,

That game is awesome. I'm playing it at work and I love it.

Charles Barkley and an RPG. It is an unholy-holy union. Other than Scotty Pippin, Charles Barkley is my favorite b-baller. This Rocks!

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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #123 on: January 10, 2011, 02:59:25 AM »
Just got through my second run of Alpha Protocol, and I gotta say. You know what?
I really do think most of the crappy reviews are by people who haven't really sat down and played the game.

Yeah, the AI is dumb (stop charging me when I have a shotgun, morons), and the controls (particularly the cover mechanics) occasionally spaz out. But the actual action is solid, if somewhat basic, the leveling actually matters a great deal as far as what you can do, unlike some other games coughcoughMassEffect2coughcough, and it's actually worth going through multiple times, which is good, because it's rather short.

First time I went through, I Solid Snake'd it. No kills, no alarms, no alerts, executed all the big bad guys in cutscene (FOR GREAT JUSTICE), saved AMERICA (fuck yeah), you name it. That play style lent itself towards slow, tense exploration and a lot of waiting and memorizing patrol routes.

Second time. . .I just went 'yeah fuck it' and shot everyone in the head with an assault rifle. Except for the civilians who are just doing their job because I am terrible at being an asshole. Bv

So all in all, good game. Flawed, but the story, characters, action (sometimes) are all more than enough to redeem it.

Disclaimer: My experience is based entirely off of the XBox 360 version, and I may make no claims as to the quality or lack of bugs in other versions.
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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #124 on: January 13, 2011, 02:16:19 AM »
I love you Octopus.

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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #125 on: January 13, 2011, 08:50:01 AM »
My kid beat me at NHL 11 last night.

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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #126 on: January 13, 2011, 10:20:03 AM »
I love you Octopus.

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Yeah, this was actually a fun game, aside from how it's like 300 MB for a game you can beat in 40 minutes.

My kid beat me at NHL 11 last night.

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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #127 on: January 13, 2011, 01:21:44 PM »
Just got my mitts on Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective.

Will post impressions and so on later.
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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #128 on: January 13, 2011, 04:37:35 PM »
Playing through 999: 9 hours, 9 persons, 9 doors. Anyone who likes the Phoenix Wright games or Hotel Dusk: Room 215, or anyone with a DS really, should buy this game.

There's a Flash demo on the main website: http://www.aksysgames.com/999/pages/demo

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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #129 on: January 13, 2011, 05:24:08 PM »
Playing through 999: 9 hours, 9 persons, 9 doors. Anyone who likes the Phoenix Wright games or Hotel Dusk: Room 215, or anyone with a DS really, should buy this game.

There's a Flash demo on the main website: http://www.aksysgames.com/999/pages/demo

I've heard good things about it. Once I get my hands on Hotel Dusk 2 (I'll have to import it from the UK, luckily the DS isn't region locked unlike the 3DS (what's up with that crap, Nintendo?), but once that happens, that is right there on my list.

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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #130 on: January 13, 2011, 05:53:11 PM »
Final Fantasy 7, I'm at the good part where i'm not forced to have cloud in my party.
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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #131 on: January 13, 2011, 05:58:33 PM »
Final Fantasy 7, I'm at the good part where i'm not forced to have cloud in my party.

There's a good part in that game?

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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #132 on: January 13, 2011, 06:02:58 PM »
Final Fantasy 7, I'm at the good part where i'm not forced to have cloud in my party.

There's a good part in that game?

Yeah. It's called 'Everything that isn't outside of Midgaard."

FF7 is a good game. Just like Transmetropolitan is a good comic. The issue is that the fans are fucking obnoxious and enough to make you want to hate it and everything to do with it.
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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #133 on: January 13, 2011, 06:14:16 PM »
FF7 is a good game. Just like Transmetropolitan is a good comic. The issue is that the fans are fucking obnoxious and enough to make you want to hate it and everything to do with it.

Fair enough.  I suppose my general disinterest in JRPGs probably adds to that.

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Re: What Vidja games are you playing?
« Reply #134 on: January 13, 2011, 06:21:32 PM »
FF7 is a good game. Just like Transmetropolitan is a good comic. The issue is that the fans are fucking obnoxious and enough to make you want to hate it and everything to do with it.

Fair enough.  I suppose my general disinterest in JRPGs probably adds to that.

Can't blame you there. I used to be huge on JRPGs, but as I aged, I got sicker and sicker of the same few ideas being regurgitated again and again and again, and each time held up as "THIS IS AWESOME" when it was exactly the same thing as the last ten entries.

Star Ocean, Tales of, and Suikoden remain notable exceptions to my great dislike of JPRGs in general, however.
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