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Post by DanDare » Thu May 24, 2007 4:02 am

A friend lent me 688(i) Hunter Killer on PC. Only had a brief fling with it, but it looks pretty good. That reminds me, I must have a look for a demo of Silent Hunter 4.

I've got £20 to spend a HMV. Thinking of going for Flight Simulator Deluxe (it'll cost more than £20, but it'll make a dent in it) or maybe a new game for Wii. So expect another post from me on Saturday :P

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Post by The Penultimate Ninja » Thu May 24, 2007 4:44 am

I downloaded frogger for Xbox 360 last night after reading the feature in the latest issue. It's a very good version.



In preparation for a nice extra long Bank Holiday weekend (I have tomorrow and Tuesday off too - 5 day weekend! :D )....

-I downloaded and installed the last 2 episodes of Sam & Max
-I downloaded and installed the Oblivion formID patch ready to delve into the game again
-Created a new character to try out the new classes in Guild Wars Nightfall.
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Post by djcarlos » Thu May 24, 2007 10:09 am

Freshmetal wrote:
djcarlos wrote:About to start "Spartan - Total Warrior"
Any opinions yet? I played it about a year ago and rather enjoyed it. It's a shame it was so overshadowed by God of War.
It's pretty good yeah....lot of button mashing though.

The graphics are nice, and the cutscene accents are hilarious.
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Post by Freshmetal » Thu May 24, 2007 10:44 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:Something I discovered when I was messing about, after having the frustration you're having, is the alternate vision mode. It is mentioned very early on in the game but by the time you need it you've forgotten its there having never needed it. The rail gun not only lets ou see through walls with a sort of heat vision, it can also shoot through walls. You can take out bad guys from the other side of a wall before they've even seen you, so their rail guns just become ammo drops for you.
Thanks for that tip, I shall give it a go later.

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Post by MikeHive » Thu May 24, 2007 4:28 pm

I saw the mention of Lemmings in the 'next issue' blurb in RG, and that inspired me to dig out my Lemmings 2 cart.
Can't believe how bad I am at it now though - I can't remember what ANY of the Lemming skills are :wink:
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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu May 24, 2007 4:44 pm

DanDare wrote:A friend lent me 688(i) Hunter Killer on PC. Only had a brief fling with it, but it looks pretty good. That reminds me, I must have a look for a demo of Silent Hunter 4.

I've got £20 to spend a HMV. Thinking of going for Flight Simulator Deluxe (it'll cost more than £20, but it'll make a dent in it) or maybe a new game for Wii. So expect another post from me on Saturday :P
688 is a good game , but if you can get hold of Silent Scope 2 , get that
It's worth it for the manual alone
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Post by DanDare » Thu May 24, 2007 7:22 pm

I just googled that and it's an FPS? Is that the one you meant?

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Post by Madge » Thu May 24, 2007 7:26 pm

I think he means Silent Service II.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri May 25, 2007 1:18 am

DanDare wrote:I just googled that and it's an FPS?
No, Silent Scope is a lightgun game, similar to Virtua Cop. I suppose technically its an FPS in as much as it is viewed in first person and you do shoot stuff, but being on rails and having no freedom to look around negates it being classed a FPS as we know them.
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Post by Sega2006 » Fri May 25, 2007 7:14 am

R-type on the GB. I am acctually playing on my original yellow gameboy and it aint half bad even if its only in Green and shades of grey going to black
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri May 25, 2007 7:27 am

Nitro Ball in Mame for the League.

This game should be in RG. Its mental. Screenies don't do it justice, it all looks a bit generic. But then it starts moving and its mad. Completely off the wall barking mad. Even Minter would agree.

And a bit more Guitar Hero II. Only 6 songs left to 5 star in Easy mode.
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Post by DanDare » Fri May 25, 2007 7:37 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:
DanDare wrote:I just googled that and it's an FPS?
No, Silent Scope is a lightgun game, similar to Virtua Cop. I suppose technically its an FPS in as much as it is viewed in first person and you do shoot stuff, but being on rails and having no freedom to look around negates it being classed a FPS as we know them.
Thanks.

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Post by kaiserpc » Fri May 25, 2007 7:40 am

Currently playing Ultima 7 The Black Gate (under Exult). Will be playing Serpent Isle when I'm finished.

Also just got a gp2x (and playing ultima 7 on that :D ) - so busy installing all the emulators and romulans
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Post by nwosteve » Fri May 25, 2007 12:18 pm

At the mo, Megalomania on the MD, Smackdown 2 on PS1, Bubble Bobble on DS and as much speccy Target Renagade as i can.

And, of course, Guitar Hero 2. 3 more songs to beat on hard.
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Post by The Penultimate Ninja » Sat May 26, 2007 8:28 am

I just played Worms on XBLA, I won for a change (unlike the old days).

We were down to our last worm each, and I killed his (which 150health) with mine (20 health) by using the 'prod' move into a pool of water. I then p!ssed myself laughing - I don't think he liked that, but I couldn't help myself. :lol:
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