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81  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Wii U] Lego City Undercover on: April 04, 2017, 11:31:20 PM
Now that this has launched on PC and the new consoles I thought it might be worth digging up this old thread.

Here is a new launch trailer!  Anybody picking it up?
82  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Humble THQ Nordic Bundle for PS3/PS4 on: April 04, 2017, 07:34:34 PM
Some games for Playstation platforms, specified below.

https://www.humblebundle.com/thq-nordic-playstation-bundle

Pay at least $1 for:
Unwritten Tales 2 [PS4]
Red Faction [PS4]
Super Dungeon Bros [PS4]
Deponia [PS4]
ArcaniA: The Complete Tale [PS4]

Pay more than the average (currently $11.34) for:
Battle World: Kronos [PS4]
Destroy All Humans [PS4]
Destroy All Humans 2 [PS4]
Legend of Kay Anniversary [PS3 & PS4]

Pay $15 or more for:
Darksiders [PS3]
Darksiders Warmastered Edition [PS4]
Darksiders II [PS3]
Darksiders II: Deathfinitive Edition [PS4]
MX vs ATV Supercross [PS3]
MX vs ATV Supercross Encore [PS4]
83  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Amnesia Fortnight 2017 (Double Fine and Humble Bundle) on: April 04, 2017, 07:29:24 PM
Double Fine is doing another two week internal Amnesia Fortnight game jam.  They have once again teamed up with the Humble Bundle crew to bring you some broken prototypes or even real games (good ones!) if you want to pay more. 

https://www.humblebundle.com/double-fine/amnesia-fortnight-2017

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April 4-7: Vote for your favorite game ideas to be prototyped.
April 10: Finalists are announced.
April 12-25: Double Fine creates prototypes for four of the ideas (two from your votes, one picked by Double Fine's team, and one picked by the founder, Tim). 2 Player Productions films the game-making madness so you can watch!
April 28: The bundle ends, and you download the finished prototypes for Windows.

Pay at least $1 to:
Get to vote on which prototypes Double Fine makes!

Pay $5 or more for:
2 Player Productions AF2017 Daily Videos
Amnesia Fortnight 2012 prototypes
 - The White Birch
 - Autonomous
 - Black Lake
 - Brazen
 - Happy Song
Amnesia Fortnight 2014 prototypes
 - Dear Leader
 - Mnemonic
 - Steed

Pay $15 or more to also get:
Costume Quest
Stacking
Hack 'n' Slash
Iron Brigade
Spacebase DF-9
Little Pink Best Buds prototype
84  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Potential Bayonetta News on: April 04, 2017, 02:55:27 PM
They released a free Bayonetta 2D on Steam.  It's pretty crap.
85  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Volition - Agents of Mayhem on: April 03, 2017, 10:58:46 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on April 03, 2017, 07:18:41 PM

I just read a preview (can't find it now), and the reporter kept coming back to the question: "Why isn't this just a Saint's Row game?"

Probably because they kind of ran that franchise into the ground?  You became the president.  With superpowers.  Aliens invaded.  They blew up the earth.  You went into cyberspace.  You went to literal hell.  It's kind of run out of places to go.  

This gives them a chance to be in a new city, with an all-new cast of characters and changes to core mechanics rebalancing everything without breaking the fiction or history that fanboys would cause an outcry about.  

I loved Saints Row, especially 3 and 4, but I for one am very happy that this is a brand new franchise.
86  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Kickstarter] Outcast HD Reboot on: April 03, 2017, 05:46:51 PM
A bit of a late update, but this game is being published by BigBen Interactive.  It was supposed to come out by March but has now been announced as delayed until the fall.

But they did release this debut trailer

To me the trailer looks a bit ...low budget.  Jilted animations, floaty jumping, etc.  But hopefully it recreates what people loved about the original.
87  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Volition - Agents of Mayhem on: April 03, 2017, 05:17:53 PM
They have released a new Bad vs Evil trailer and announced that the game will be coming out on August 15th this year.  Looks like a good time to me!
88  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (April 2, 2017) on: April 03, 2017, 03:28:03 AM

Quote from: coopasonic on April 03, 2017, 01:24:31 AM

I am intrigued by LEGO City Undercover... but I am unlikely to buy it any time soon. It would be for one of the kids birthdays... probably the younger so that would be September.

I played it on the Wii U when it first came out a couple years ago and it's great fun!  The perfect GTA clone for the family, with lots of humor and everything.  And I imagine (or hope) that the loading times that were pretty bad on that system will be lessened on better hardware.
89  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / What are you buying this week? (April 2, 2017) on: April 03, 2017, 01:16:55 AM
A JRPG sequel, some DLC, a couple re-releases and a partridge in a pear tree.  What's appealing to you?

PC
Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition
Dead Rising 4: Frank Rising
Flatout 4
LEGO City Undercover
Paradigm
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment
Slime-san
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 - The Escape of Lydia

Xbox One
Blackwood Crossing
Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition
Dead Rising 4: Frank Rising
Enter the Gungeon
LEGO City Undercover
Talent Not Included
Use Your Words

PS4
Air Conflicts: Secret Wars Ultimate Edition
ArmaGallant: Decks of Destiny
Blackwood Crossing
Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition
Drawn to Death
LEGO City Undercover
Mortal Blitz (PSVR)
PaRappa the Rapper Remastered
Persona 5
Plutobi: The Dwarf Planet Tales
Use Your Words
Virry VR (PSVR)

Switch
Graceful Explosion Machine
LEGO City Undercover

Wii U
Animal Gods

Xbox 360

PS3
Persona 5

3DS

Vita


90  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So... my friend is an author on: April 02, 2017, 05:54:38 PM
Cool, congrats to your friend on being so prolific!!   icon_eek

And many thanks for the free book links!   thumbsup  I claimed the fourth from bottom, the other bottom ones were claimed (or "expired") already. 
91  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Logan on: April 01, 2017, 03:59:16 PM
I went to the late showing of this last night and really enjoyed it!  I didn't have many expectations, and didn't even realize it was rated R, so it surprised me on multiple fronts.  Great way to send of those characters.
92  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: MXGP3 [PC/PS4/XB1] on: March 31, 2017, 10:28:58 PM
A bit of look at how the scrub mechanic has evolved.
93  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Coming to all three major platforms] Titanfall 2 on: March 31, 2017, 08:51:48 PM
Looks like this is having a free weekend on Origin (and consoles?) if you still haven't played it.  And if you're not buried in all the other recent quality titles.
94  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Total War: Warhammer 2 (even more totaller warring!) [PC] on: March 31, 2017, 08:45:44 PM
Sega and Creative Assembly have announced Total War: Warhammer 2 today with the release of a cinematic trailer and a few details including new races (and a little tease at the end).  Sounds like it will be out later this year, but no hard release date yet.

Quote
What’s in Total War: WARHAMMER II?

- A new style of narrative campaign in which players race against the other factions to save or destroy the Great Vortex while thwarting competing Races
- Players will build and expand empires, raise armies, develop cities and fight vivid grand-scale battles in the classic Total War style
- This campaign is set across four mysterious new continents:
  * Ulthuan
  * Naggaroth
  * The Southlands
  * Lustria
- Four new playable races, each with unique campaign mechanics and army rosters of Legendary Lords, Heroes, spellcasters, troops, monsters and siege weapons:
  * High Elves
  * Dark Elves
  * Lizardmen
  * And a fourth, yet to be revealed… (clearly this seems to be the Skaven from the trailer - EN9)
- A suite of thrilling new campaign and battle features inspired by the Warhammer lore
- Additionally, a vast combined campaign map covering the geographic areas of the first and second parts of the trilogy. Players will be able to embark on campaigns as any owned, playable race from both games. This will be available for free shortly after launch for owners of both games.

I still have to go and play the first game that I got in last month's Humble Monthly...it looks pretty dang cool, I just have too many games these days.
95  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Release date 3/3/2017 on: March 31, 2017, 07:03:44 PM
I guess they put out a patch that significantly increases the framerate in most situations, at least on the Switch. 

I'm curious to hear what the verdict is on the Wii U version as well.  Also whether there were any tweaks to the weapon durability in the early game.
96  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: March 30, 2017, 09:05:40 PM

Quote from: farley2k on March 14, 2017, 02:18:33 PM


If you have 3 other videos paused midstream to watch this one, and still got bored 2 minutes in...you might have ADHD.   icon_biggrin
97  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Day off from family... on: March 30, 2017, 08:58:36 PM
I have also heard great things about Get Out (currently 99% on Rotten Tomatoes).
98  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Humble Multiplayer Bundle (including Helldivers) on: March 28, 2017, 06:46:45 PM
In order to satisfy Blackjack's need for more coop partners, Humble Bundle has a new Multiplayer bundle.   icon_biggrin

https://www.humblebundle.com/hooked-on-multiplayer-bundle

Pay at least $1 for:
Tricky Towers
Eon Altar Episode 1
Primal Carnage: Extinction

Pay more than the average (currently $6.24) for:
Move or Die (w/ soundtrack)
Ultimate Chicken Horse
Rampage Knights (w/ soundtrack)

Pay at least $10 for:
Helldivers
Helldivers Ranger Pack DLC
99  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Mafia 3 Confirmed - More info @ Gamescom - Trailer Added on: March 28, 2017, 06:21:07 PM
Oh, there is also a Free Demo, which comes with it's own trailer.

Quote
The Mafia 3 Free Demo is available now on PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, and Windows PC.

If purchased, your saved progress will carry over for either a physical or digital full game installation.
100  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Steam Deals Thread: Daily, Weekly, Midweek, Weekend and all other sales! on: March 28, 2017, 06:05:24 PM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on March 28, 2017, 05:06:13 PM

Daily Deal: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen -60% $29.99 $11.99 (81)

Buyitbuyitbuyit!!
101  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Mafia 3 Confirmed - More info @ Gamescom - Trailer Added on: March 28, 2017, 05:59:18 PM
They just put out a trailer for the Faster, Baby! DLC that launches today.  It sounds like everybody gets access to the new area, but only those who own the DLC or Season Pass get the actual story and other content.

I never actually played the base game since my Deluxe Edition from Amazon didn't come with a Steam key, and by the time it got worked out a couple weeks later I was too angry and disillusioned that I never started.
102  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC] Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun (Commandos meets Ninjas/Samurais) on: March 27, 2017, 10:49:32 PM

Quote from: Hrothgar on March 27, 2017, 10:20:14 PM

Not a deep discount yet, but it's on sale this week for $30 (25% off).

Well worth the price for anyone even remotely interested!!  Give the demo a shot, but it's a great game and I was happy to support these guys.
103  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Steam Deals Thread: Daily, Weekly, Midweek, Weekend and all other sales! on: March 27, 2017, 10:48:13 PM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on March 27, 2017, 05:03:05 PM

Quote from: Oct 30, 2016
Quote from: Dec 20 '15
Quote from: Jun 06 '15
Super Meat Boy $2.99

Daily Deal: same as above

Daily Deal: -90% $14.99 $1.49

Daily Deal: Super Meat Boy -90% $14.99 $1.49

Is there really anybody interested in Super Meat Boy that doesn't have the game at this point?   saywhat
104  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (March 26, 2017) on: March 27, 2017, 05:47:41 PM
I guess the Mafia 3 Faster, Baby! DLC is out this week, so I added that up top and I get it as part of the Deluxe edition.  From what I hear, the new location may be freely accessible by everyone, even if you don't own the season pass or DLC pack.

I want to read reviews of Rain World, but probably won't pick it up if it's as hard as it sounds.  Meganoid and Sumoman might be interesting later.
105  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / What are you buying this week? (March 26, 2017) on: March 27, 2017, 02:58:15 AM
Time for some more games to come out to finish off Q1 2017, but it's mostly indies on the block this week.

PC
Beat Cop
Dark Souls III: The Ringed City
Guns of Icarus Alliance
HackyZack
Has-Been Heroes
Mafia III: Faster, Baby! DLC
Meganoid
Old Time Hockey
Rain World
Snake Pass
Stardrift Nomads
Sumoman
Swarm Universe
Thimbleweed Park
Tiny Thor
X-Plane 11

Xbox One
Anoxemia
Dark Souls III: The Ringed City
Four Sided Fantasy
Has-Been Heroes
The Inner World
Mafia III: Faster, Baby! DLC
Old Time Hockey
Punch Club
R.B.I. Baseball 17
Skykeepers
Snake Pass
Thimbleweed Park
Vikings: Wolves of Midgard

PS4
Anoxemia
APB: Reloaded
Dark Souls III: The Ringed City
Fated: The Silent Oath (PSVR)
Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition
Has-Been Heroes
Heroes of the Monkey Tavern
Horse Racing 2016
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix
Korix (PSVR)
Mafia III: Faster, Baby! DLC
MLB The Show 17
Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren’s Call
Old Time Hockey
PaRappa the Rapper Remastered
Punch Club
R.B.I. Baseball 17
SkyKeepers
Snake Pass
Thimbleweed Park
We Are The Dwarves
Wonder Boy Returns

Switch
Has-Been Heroes
Snake Pass

Wii U

Xbox 360

PS3

3DS

Vita
Salt and Sanctuary

106  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Killing Floor 2 (more zombie massacre-ing) on: March 26, 2017, 07:22:20 PM
I was bummed to only see the free weekend today.  I had a bit over 3 hours to play, but Steam said the 15GB download was going to take ~4 hours.   icon_confused  So it goes... 
107  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Train to Busan on: March 26, 2017, 03:42:01 PM
This is an awesome movie, well worth anyone checking it out!  It's available for streaming on Netflix in the US, so if you have a subscription you should check it out!

I really enjoyed just how real the zombies felt, like actually running and climbing and falling and face planting...it just gave them a realistic gravity you don't see in many zombie movies (especially CGI fests like World War Z).
108  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (March 19, 2017) on: March 20, 2017, 12:59:04 AM

Quote from: jztemple2 on March 20, 2017, 12:24:51 AM

Afghanistan '11 comes out from Slitherine this week, I will probably be getting it.

Added up top.
109  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (March 19, 2017) on: March 19, 2017, 11:41:28 PM
Not buying anything, but I'm curious to see how 88 Heroes and Troll and I turn out in reviews.
110  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / What are you buying this week? (March 19, 2017) on: March 19, 2017, 11:40:35 PM
Well, the Switch seems over the launch games for now.  But the 3DS gets its first game in a while, and there are a few other games still coming out too.

PC
88 Heroes
Afghanistan '11
Mass Effect: Andromeda
Toukiden 2
Troll and I

Xbox One
88 Heroes
Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey
Mass Effect: Andromeda
This is the Police
Troll and I
Watch Dogs 2: Human Conditions
Worlds of Magic: Planar Conquest

PS4
88 Heroes
Berserk and the Band of the Hawk
Death Tales
Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey
Everything
Freedom Planet
Mass Effect: Andromeda
Rayon Riddles – Rise of the Goblin King
Royal Defense
This is the Police
Touhou Double Focus
Touhou Genso Wanderer
Toukiden 2
Troll and I
Zero Escape: The Nonary Games

Switch

Wii U

Xbox 360

PS3

3DS
Mario Sports Superstars

Vita
Berserk and the Band of the Hawk
Touhou Double Focus
Touhou Genso Wanderer
Toukiden 2
Zero Escape: The Nonary Games
111  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / RIP Chuck Berry on: March 19, 2017, 11:09:10 PM
Aww, a real shame to see another legend go by the wayside. At least he had a good, long life and really left his mark on rock 'n' roll.

http://www.npr.org/2017/03/18/520684903/a-father-of-rock-n-roll-chuck-berry-dies-at-90
112  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Free games, get yer free games, heeyah! on: March 19, 2017, 03:58:10 PM
Gave most everything away elsewhere, updated original post.
113  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Netflix] Iron Fist on: March 18, 2017, 11:57:49 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on March 18, 2017, 09:47:39 AM

I liked JJ better than the others...

I felt the same way. 

But instead of trying out Iron Fist this weekend I just started on Into the Badlands, which seems to be a decent replacement so far.  Sort of a post-apocalyptic Kung Fu or something, I guess.
114  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Capcom's Disney Afternoon Classic NES Collection on: March 18, 2017, 11:05:48 PM

Quote from: Andrew Wonser on March 18, 2017, 03:54:41 PM

Played the two Rescue Ranger games last year. They were not great. The first one was fine but the second was worse in my opinion. As far as the first DuckTails would recommend the remake over the original.

My big problem with the Duck Tales remake was that they put in unskippable cutscenes.  They eventually patched it so you could skip them, but only if you had already beaten the game!  That would be bad enough in a new game, but in a remake of a NES game that was untenable.
115  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Movie trailer catch all on: March 17, 2017, 03:41:01 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on March 17, 2017, 03:34:29 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on March 16, 2017, 04:40:54 PM

T2 Trainspotting (no, not joking)

Why would this be a joke?  I've been looking forward to it since it was announced.

Because the name is T2...well known to mean Terminator 2.

And it's also a sequel to a movie about heroin addicts coming 20 years after the original. 

Lots of reasons people might think that a post with that title might be a joke.
116  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Capcom's Disney Afternoon Classic NES Collection on: March 17, 2017, 03:34:41 PM
Capcom is putting out a collection of 6 classic NES games that (if you are a certain age) you may remember as being part of your everyday after school cartoon time. 

  • Duck Tales
  • Duck Tales 2
  • Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers
  • Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers 2
  • Darkwing Duck
  • TaleSpin

They are still in pure NES form (no HD remasters here), and I think this is being done by Mike Mika and Digital Eclipse guys that also did the Mega Man NES collection.  They have a real dedication to preserving classic games and doing it right, so that's a good sign to me.

This trailer highlights some of the additions like Boss Attack, Time Attack, Rewind, Concept Art, etc:

Disney Afternoon Collection announcement trailer

Personally I loved Duck Tales, but that got it's own remaster a while back.  I also owned Darkwing Duck since I was a big fan of that show, but I don't know whether it was actually a good game or I just had nothing else to play for like 6 months.  Probably the latter.
117  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Ubisoft Uplay Store Spring Sale on: March 17, 2017, 03:02:43 PM
Good Gravy, I think you could have started a new thread rather than resurrecting this one from FOUR years ago!   icon_eek icon_razz
118  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist 3/17/17 Edition on: March 17, 2017, 03:01:19 PM
Hopefully I'll get more time in Ghost Recon Wildlands. 
119  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Movie trailer catch all on: March 16, 2017, 04:40:54 PM
T2 Trainspotting (no, not joking)
120  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4, XB1, and PC] Mass Effect Andromeda Will Release In Q1 2017 on: March 16, 2017, 04:10:47 PM
I had never really gotten into the Mass Effect series, so had been looking at this "reboot" as a great way to get in after they had really found the core of it and polished everything. 

After watching some videos I am definitely not jumping on board.  Too many other games I'm interested in to bother with this.
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