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  1. I'm going to make a million alts so I can make this the most popular post on Rllmuk. The first one was great but frankly the second one was mindblowing to my young self. That whole pursuit through the Rockies at the beginning was so like something from a 90s thriller movie, coming down off the mountain, creeping along the mountain road past the enemy troops, and then the whole bridge section and the train section was amazing. It might actually be one of my most nostalgia-inducing games ever, shame it was made before everyone figured out the whole left stick-right stick thing, controls were fucking terrible. I think shoot was bound to Square. Dogshit. Then Dark Mirror on PSP or whatever it was called was excellent, especially in terms of replay challenges and unlocking everything. Also Lian Xing looked quality in slightly higher resolution instead of a PS1 blockhead.
  2. I haven't played many horror games but the first Condemned game scared the living shit out of me from start to finish. Especially that bit in the department store with the mannequins. Shame about the second one.
  3. Every time this thread gets bumped I'm like "oh sweet maybe there's a barber in the game now"
  4. Yeah Far Cry 2 was, in my opinion, one of the defining games of the 360/ PS3 era for me. The structure was perfect - it was extremely difficult, really well-balanced, and the writing was fairly good being very loosely based on Heart of Darkness. You're some asshole doggedly pursuing someone who's a bit more of an asshole than you, wreaking destruction as you go. I don't think there are many games, for me, that can top the experience.
  5. MGSV Lifelong MGS fanatic, I got disenchanted with the whole thing and uninstalled it halfway through Africa. It's a fucking pity, as it's the most "complete" MGS gameplay experience in terms of how if you practice and git gud you can be an unstoppable stealth machine in ways that the more linear nature of previous games didn't allow, but regardless, the lack of Hayter, lack of compelling story (imo), lack of structure didn't really do it for me. It felt more like a really good Ghost Recon: Wildlands than an actual MGS game, and we'll never see another Kojima MGS ever again.
  6. Aw man every time someone mentions that game I get a little jolt in the intestines remembering how awesome it was, and then a jolt of sadness as I realize I haven't had time to play a videogame in over three months.
  7. I played 50% on PS4 and it ran like absolute, appalling dog shit. Despite that, it was still my favorite gaming experience of my entire life
  8. Old (2021) Movie theater As you might expect from an M. Night Shymalan movie, the plot is predictable, convoluted, and constructed almost entirely of holes. The ending is trite and convenient, and the acting is for the most part wooden and terrible. As is the writing! Fuck me, at times I was convinced that he was trying to emulate old Clue-style movies, but I think it's actually just a bad movie. None of the people behave like human beings, for the most part. It's like an AI has watched a whole bunch of bad movies and thought "Ah yes, this is what people are like" and then written all the dialogue. Still, it's an interesting premise I guess and sort of tense at times. 2/5
  9. agreed, it gets super fucking stressful at points, but those moments where you are absolutely outnumbered but end up sniping three people on a staircase with one snooker ball give you a sense of joy that is hard to replicate in any other game
  10. it's all good, i know youre a decent guy underneath your gruff exterior
  11. How do you know? You havent created your character yet
  12. I have a question, and please forgive me if it's already been answered. I have the PS4 remastered copy which I played for 5 minutes and then shelved after I discovered that the mods available on Xbox were inexplicably unavailable on PS4. Are the good mods available on PS now? I'm talking about, like, the crafting mod for instance which gives you access to a much wider variety of weapon and armor skins for each material. For instance instead of there being 1 glass armor skin there's 10. I think it was called ARS Metallica or something. All there seemed to be on PS was lampposts
  13. You can just play Spotify to come through your speakers while you're playing the game though. I have fond memories of charging into Elite: Dangerous space battles listening to Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
  14. actually i remembered my most compulsive habit and its one a lot of us have. in a semi-linear game, when produced with more than one path to go down, i creep along one until I can see that it's the "correct" one to advance the narrative and then i backtrack and check out all the other ones to make sure i didnt miss any goodies. I have always done this, and it makes playing games really painstaking and boring sometimes tbh
  15. This is a good post but I have my hair tied up in real life and the game too! I’m like Violet Beaudelaire in that regard - when I need to concentrate it has to go up well ok mr grumpy i like the writing but the plot left me cold. Maybe i overhyped it before I read it
  16. I didnt have any real bugs on my launch PS4 but the game looked like I was watching old CCTV footage it was so muddy and grainy, the framerate was appalling, and half the time buildings or the road or textures or lighting just didn't exist or there was weird clipping etc. I had this perpetual issue where my hair would obscure my vision, and the only way I could get rid of it was by putting on and removing (or vice versa) a pair of glasses Fucking strange
  17. Lusty Argonian Maid is a classic I personally am compelled to complete every available bit of side missiony shit before I progress the main quest. When the quest unlocks more side stuff, I do all that before continuing. Obviously this is not possible in games like Skyrim, where the main quest doesn't really gatekeep much side content at all. With those kind of games I crunch sidequests until I'm on the verge of tears if boredom and then relent and do the main quest for a little bit. Made the final assault in Cyberpunk extremely entertaining as I was so overpowered - making large groups of enemies kill themselves and detonate their grenades and attack each other, and then when I came up against Mr Terrible Scary Badman it was a case of haha SMG go brrr and he went down like a sack of sloppy turds.
  18. plus, driving around the city is fucking sick but other than the races, driving with the nomads, and that one bit where you have to chase a van nothing happens with vehicles. It’s just slow fast travel. No one pursues you, you don’t pursue anyone. Lame @ZOK wasnt impressed
  19. Having now read everything cyberpunk William Gibson ever wrote I have an even greater appreciation of this fucking game oh my god such an accomplishment Johnny Mnemonic is a terrible short story though
  20. yeah or not seriously enough. Ah, there’s four squads going at it over there, let’s rush straight into the crossfire instead of mopping up the survivors apex players have the old “if I win it’s because I alone am the best, if I die it’s because my teammates are trash” down to a tee
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