Modern games that 'restore your faith'

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Post by Wildnites » Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:31 am

SirClive wrote:Have I mentioned Guild Wars?
Only in a few threads :wink: :lol:
Please Sir I cannot tell a lie......

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Post by SirClive » Thu Aug 02, 2007 7:21 am

Oh, sorry :?

Did I mention that it is only £10 and there are no online fees?
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Post by felgekarp » Thu Aug 02, 2007 7:25 am

SirClive wrote:Oh, sorry :?

Did I mention that it is only £10 and there are no online fees?
What's that you say?
Splink!

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Post by Wildnites » Thu Aug 02, 2007 7:28 am

felgekarp wrote:
SirClive wrote:Oh, sorry :?

Did I mention that it is only £10 and there are no online fees?
What's that you say?

:lol: :lol:
Please Sir I cannot tell a lie......

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Post by MC1 » Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:26 pm

Wildnites wrote:
felgekarp wrote:
SirClive wrote:Oh, sorry :?

Did I mention that it is only £10 and there are no online fees?
What's that you say?

:lol: :lol:
I prefer World of Warcraft.
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Post by DrBlue » Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:00 am

ICO. And I fully expect to get the same feeling from Shadow of the Colossus when I buy it later this month.
SotC is a thing of sheer and utter beauty.
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Re: Modern games that 'restore your faith'

Post by 8bitgamer » Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:37 pm

Raiden III for the PS2.

http://brettweisswords.blogspot.com/

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Post by Type2XS » Tue Aug 14, 2007 5:44 am

Played the demo yesterday and have to say: Damn, I want Bioshock. The art-style, the lighting, the sound, everything's nearly breathtaking. And FINALLY a proper nextgen-game which isn't a racer or a war-shooter.

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Post by Spiff » Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:12 am

Type2XS wrote:The art-style, the lighting, the sound, everything's nearly breathtaking.
Gameplay?

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Post by Ryuranger » Wed Aug 15, 2007 9:27 am

Love FPS games, even though if its the same thing over and over again.

I usually Play Counter Strike Source or Halo 2 quite a bit, Online + FPS is meant to be :P
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Post by Type2XS » Wed Aug 15, 2007 5:40 pm

Spiff wrote:
Type2XS wrote:The art-style, the lighting, the sound, everything's nearly breathtaking.
Gameplay?
Gameplay too, of course. On the surface it's just like a regular shooter. But the more you play, the more you get different solutions for bringing down more powerful enemies. The combination of plasmids and the environment for example. Imo one big leap in the shooter genre.

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Post by Fladnar » Thu Aug 16, 2007 7:58 am

GOW2, the only PS2 game in the last year that has impressed me...
And, in PC, The Civilization series, altough Civ III was much of a dissapointing to me, Civ IV has restored my faith :-)

The problem i see with modern games is that they are visually impactating, but gameplay is not half as funny as most 80-90 classics.
The power on the modern consoles is used mainly for graphics, and they forgot that the main point of a game is make the player enjoy his time. Some games are as funny as a travel agency brochure... beatiful images, but nothing else...
As an example, i think Psion´s Speccy Match Point is the leader in tennis games...graphics are crap, but the gameplay is impressive... and in only 48K and 16? colours. Beat that, PS3 :-)
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Post by HalcyonDaze » Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:29 pm

Global Defence Force on PS2,

and it's only £5.99 at Morrisons...........

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Post by kiniki » Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:27 am

Freelancer
Locoroco - Really love that game, so simple and addictive.
Pikmin 1 & 2
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Post by davrho » Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:12 am

Gears of war and Crackdown are great games.
Viva Pinata is great fun.

My favorite though has to be Dead Rising. I dont even bother going through the levels. Just get tooled up and wipe out zombies. Great fun. Never tire of this.

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