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    Pillars of Eternity 2

    If you've literally never played an RPG like this, I'd suggest watching gameplay of each (ideally including some dialogue), and see what you think. Of Pillars and Divinity I've only played the first of each (both on PS4), and love Pillars but have repeatedly bounced off Divinity. Pillars is a sombre, more serious game, and feels like an update of an Infinity Engine RPG, which is great for someone like me who grew up with Baldur's Gate et al. That's also what people dislike about it however, as the world has moved on since Infinity Engine, and Pillars is still quite old school (despite having updated and streamlined a lot), though the console controls are impressively slick and intuitive. Divinity in contrast feels more lighthearted and silly, which I disliked, and I didn't warm to the turn-based combat despite finding the idea of it appealing; felt very clunky to control on PS4 too. Your mileage may vary
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    Tetris Effect - Mizuguchi does Tetris

    Hello. This is fucking brilliant. That is all.
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    Nintendo Switch

    Um, not when things get busy it doesn't. My first time playing it has been the Switch port, and while the game itself is fantastic, I literally asked out loud "How does THIS have performance issues?" when the slowdown kicked in.
  4. I frequently get a connection error after a match on PS4, but clearing it puts me back into the results/XP gain screen immediately.
  5. Sounds like his passive: deploys a decoy and cloaks him for a few seconds after he's downed.
  6. Played a few matches with @df0 and though we were very much just figuring things out, we had a pretty good time. The gunplay is basically Titanfall 2, and the BR mechanics are solid. Really hope this takes off, as so far I love it.
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    Destiny 2 - Sekiro's out on Friday

    Countdown is an abomination of a game mode.
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    Satisfye - Switch Gaming Grip

    Just echoing others really, but I bought the bundle with the grip, case, thumbstick grips and USB-C cable. I was stung for import tax, the thumb grips are shit and the USB-C cable is very short... ...and I don't regret my purchase in the slightest! The grip is a wonder - makes a hell of a difference and is the reason I was able to play/finish Doom in comfort. The case is excellent too - good quality, with juuust enough space for the switch, grip, a bunch of carts, small pair of headphones, charging cable and little Mu plug, while somehow still remaining slim. Fantastic product.
  9. Seems like it - just get a server side error code when I try to unlock my preorder.
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    What games did you complete? 2019 Edition (besides Sekiro)

    21/01 - Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide (PC) Played the campaign and some of the DLC through with guys from work for a couple of weeks. As a rat smashing Left 4 Dead clone it's competent, and I enjoyed my time with it, but the loot system really lets it down. Roll dice at the end of a 20-30 minute level for an item that may or not be for the character you're actually using, and may or not be a duplicate of a weapon you already have...if you get one at all. Quite often we found the hidden extra die in the level, only to find we still rolled blanks and received a crappy reward; felt like a bit of a kick in the teeth. I was surprised we stuck with it to the end, given the daily bitching about the loot system, but can't see any of us returning to replay on higher difficulties, which is really where the hook of L4D always lay. Previously:
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    Destiny 2 - Sekiro's out on Friday

    In other news, having initially disliked it, I've really warmed to Gambit. This coinciding with having the Queenbreaker drop and discovering I'm not terrible at invading with it is purely coincidental.
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    Destiny 2 - Sekiro's out on Friday

    Sayeth the Nova Warp Warlock with Jotunn Last night I saw Nova Warp Warlocks kill entire teams, then make it back to where they were respawning to kill them again with a single super. I'm not saying that Stabby Hunters can't do the same thing (I assume; haven't tried), but to claim that Blade Barrage is more of an issue than practically unkillable roaming supers is nonsense. Re-institute energy weapons being Super killers, then we'll talk.
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    Have you ever completely mastered a game?

    I was really, really good at F-Zero X. I unlocked all the things, beat every cup multiple times at maximum difficulty, and doggedly topped every time trial score in every magazine I could find. I will never be that good at a game again, and I'll pretend that's because I can't be bothered instead of admitting that I'm not the young man I was. Years later I was sad to find that I was really, really shit at F-Zero GX I was going to add N64 Goldeneye to this (unlocked all the cheats etc) until I saw the videos earlier in this thread - bloody hell!
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    Nintendo eShop (Software Chatter)

    Yeah, there's more than enough singleplayer content in Mario Kart to keep you busy for a while; it's an outstanding game.
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    What games did you complete? 2019 Edition (besides Sekiro)

    06/01 - Celeste (Switch) The combination of theme and gameplay really took me by surprise; it really is a wonderful message for anyone who has experienced depression or anxiety, or just has a part of themselves they'd rather be without. Reached the summit with 1374 deaths, and only 49 strawberries, so there's certainly plenty left I can chip away at, and expect I'll be recommending it to everyone I know for some time to come. Absolutely loved it. Previously:
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