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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by delbert_trout » Sun Apr 22, 2012 3:54 am

I'm giving the original 'Breath of Fire' on the SNES a go - looks quite good, bit of a slow start but hoping it'll pick up once I get other characters into the party.
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by ShadowMan » Sun Apr 22, 2012 4:13 pm

I finished off my Hard mode playthrough on Shank. A couple of cheap deaths thanks to bottomless pits but other than that it wasn't to bad. Dead fun and I like the combat in the game, once I got the swing of things I managed to pull off some great combo's.

I then started Shank 2. What a piece of crap. The combat system has been changed for the worse, its possible to continually get hit as you try to get up which is stupidly cheap, the counter attacks is a good idea but implemented sloppily meaning you'll probably grab someone else instead of pulling off a counter attack more often than not as the same button performs both functions and the dodging has been ruined, it was much better as one of the shoulder buttons, meant I could dodge much quicker from attacks. I'm bitterly disapointed, they took the first game and ruined pretty much everything I liked about it :(
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Post by JetSetWilly » Sun Apr 22, 2012 5:23 pm

Managed to get GoldenEye working on Project 64k, and had a blast. Trying to get some speedy times down (fastest I've got so far is 54 seconds on Dam), but it's still just as great as ever, and it even works fine with the 360's control pad. My next trick is to get SM64 playable (which should be do-able.)
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by BennyTheGreek » Sun Apr 22, 2012 5:25 pm

Marble Madness - NES
Off road Ivan Stewart (or something like this) - NES

2 class games.....

I really must buy some more NES games......its a cracking console...

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by Ferret Oxide » Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:18 pm

I've made it to the last level of Black. I've been playing on Hard so far, but I can't even clear that last room on Easy. :(

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by DPrinny » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:31 am

Fallout Bortherhood of steel PS2

Bloody good game, enjoying it more than Fallout 3 New Vegas

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by gmintyfresh » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:53 am

ShadowMan wrote:Fist of the north star: kens rage for the 360. Standard dynasty warriors stuff, notably that complicated when it comes to gameplay - just beat the crap out of anyone that gets in your way. The gameplay feels slower compared to other warriors titles but after a few levels I get used to that. The game seems to get better the more you level up your character as the more powerful combos and super moves can decimate groups of enemies in spectacular fashion :mrgreen:
1000 pointed this one mate and that takes quite a few playthroughs to accomplish but I shamefully loved every second and you're right as you open up further paths in each character's skill chart the game gets more and more over the top. I love the way the story changes to the perpective of the character you're controlling. Wait till you unlock Jagi, his moves are insanely powerful - the best £15 I've spent on a game in a long time :D

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:09 am

Playing Pandora's Tower. Really enjoying it. Great visuals, Castlevania like elements and clever gameplay mechanics.
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Post by ShadowMan » Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:09 am

gmintyfresh wrote:1000 pointed this one mate and that takes quite a few playthroughs to accomplish but I shamefully loved every second and you're right as you open up further paths in each character's skill chart the game gets more and more over the top. I love the way the story changes to the perpective of the character you're controlling. Wait till you unlock Jagi, his moves are insanely powerful - the best £15 I've spent on a game in a long time :D
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Post by jdanddiet » Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:14 am

DPrinny wrote:Fallout Bortherhood of steel PS2

Bloody good game, enjoying it more than Fallout 3 New Vegas
You should try the Baldur's gate DA games if you like it, same engine
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by samhain81 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:27 am

Finally starting resonance of fate. Looking great so far...

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Post by nakamura » Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:45 pm

samhain81 wrote:Finally starting resonance of fate. Looking great so far...
Interested to see how you get on with that. Thought the demo was just ok but the whole style was so appealing.
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by Shinobi » Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:01 pm

On the fifth boss on Pandora Tower can't understand why people are saying its average when its anything but.. I started Last Story but not bothered with it since!!!

Dante's Inferno sure I can get 1000g on this seems largley really easy, maybe that 50 level arena could be a slog
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by shiftytigger » Mon Apr 23, 2012 2:47 pm

Me and My Katamari - first time Ive ever played any Katamari game and I have no idea what is going on - so camp its untrue.
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by samhain81 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 3:02 pm

Shinobi wrote: Dante's Inferno sure I can get 1000g on this seems largley really easy, maybe that 50 level arena could be a slog
The 50 Arena is actually very fun, and easy. Time flies by

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