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  1. I mean they clearly aren’t but I’m not going to engage further with this tiresome ‘you’re just a cheerleader’ nonsense. If you knew that it was a completely different scale of game targeting a different generation of console then presumably you also realised it was a daft comparison.
  2. Demons isn’t open world like Elden Ring, it isn’t even open world like Dark Souls - it’s a series of relatively small levels and is targeted at next gen only. Bluepoint are also technically very good and their engine produces excellent results. From’s engine doesn’t seem to support anti-aliasing which is the most jarring thing and reminiscent of DS3 - but this is all technical. Their art and design is peerless and I can’t think of many open world games with the same impact as Elding Ring and looks better than anything From have done before, the effects work with magic and fire looks superb.
  3. I’ve not tried anything that bumper dependant on Series X yet. I agree that the new bumpers feel better but still find the controllers ergonomics slightly off so that your hands don’t quite sit in the right position to use them comfortably with much regularity.
  4. Brave. I can’t get on with parry on the Xbox bumpers at all. Be interesting to see if Eldin Ring is anything like as parry heavy as Sekiro or even Bloodborne.
  5. Definitely. The giant cloaked beasts from Bloodborne they stealthed past for instance.
  6. Enjoyed Elden Ring's Siegmeyer-alike. Every Souls game needs one.
  7. At the end of that vid they mention a 'digital adventure guide' as one of the preorder bonuses.
  8. Sweet Jesus, a fusion of BotW x Soulsborne - I'm not sure I can take the anticipation for this - it looks incredible. Anyone heard back about the beta?
  9. Characters are generally rejigged to accommodate their role in the story so it'll be interesting to see what they do with Connor and Naomi. I got a friend into The Thick of It after loving Succession. He's watched it fresh and pointed out the similarities in character between Greg and Ollie which I thought interesting, they do occupy a similar sort of role. Also, I thought the last episode was about the best episode I've ever watched, and not just of Succession either - quite incredible television. Amazing how it's developed from a slightly clumsy start.
  10. His character, a bit like Naomi, seems to have shifted a little this season. Previously he came across as irredeemably daft and delusional with his plans to run for President and so forth. This season he seems a have more wit about him and is less unlike his other siblings. I agree he hasn’t been used much, other than as the butt of the odd joke but you sense he’s building to something.
  11. Targeting in Soulsborne? Crouching in shooters or whatever you non-tactical heathen use R3 for? Both pretty critical and work just fine for a click. Obviously holding it in is another matter altogether
  12. petrolgirls

    The Spurs Thread

    Don't follow that. Both have won the CL twice, Pep has won 31 trophies to Mourinho's 25. In their head to head Pep has won 12, drawn 6, lost 7.
  13. Talking of zero quality control - the original FX version had this peach in episode 2: That was about the most interesting thing to happen in the six episodes I've watched, sadly they fixed it for the BBC release. To pledge's point - I liked OJ and Versace fine but they both felt a bit a bit loose and overlong - this though is glacial. The last six hours of this you could tell, comfortably, in 45 minutes. An hour tops. A shame really, it's an important story and Beanie Feldstein is is good despite having little to work with, particularly given Tripp, Jones, Clinton and every other character are completely two dimensional. I'm going to stick with it to see how they portray the grand jury testimony.
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