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@  d2_s : (19 June 2017 - 10:16 PM) I'm in agreement with you Tony and I would hazzard a guess that Sony's own exclusives will be impressive enough that people wont be wishing they were on XB1X much like the X1's exclusives were technically as good as anything else.
@  ermac666 : (20 June 2017 - 06:37 AM) I am quite impressed with the ps4 exclusives like days gone where there are tons of zombies on screen, and the game still maintains the frame rate and graphical fidelity. It is also no typical shooter where you endlessly just shoot down zombies. You have to utilise the environments and stealth to play. Story looks to be good as well.
@  Brandino : (30 June 2017 - 01:36 AM) The SNES classic ....  only 20 somewhat games is a bit of a disappointment.   The urge to buy a raspberry pi with a snes case is much higher then dropping 100 on something with corded controllers and 20 games
@  SpaceInsomniac : (09 July 2017 - 04:44 AM) So Kyle / Direwolf: I just recently picked up Rocket League again after not playing since the first month or so.  Still great fun, but I was wondering if you could suggest any You Tube tutorials or anything for new-ish players.  Anything come to mind?
@  kyle_5_16 : (19 July 2017 - 10:56 AM) Honestly I don't really know of any tutorials online, I never really watched any, just played a LOT
@  kyle_5_16 : (19 July 2017 - 10:56 AM) The training in that game is great for building up your mechanics though
@  kyle_5_16 : (19 July 2017 - 10:57 AM) and people make and share all sorts of custom training scenarios too
@  kyle_5_16 : (19 July 2017 - 10:57 AM) after that it is learning the basics or teamplay (if you aren't doing solos) and overall team rotation, which I do know there are tutorials on, i'll see if I can find them
@  kyle_5_16 : (19 July 2017 - 11:09 AM) https://www.reddit.c...ositioning_and/
@  SpaceInsomniac : (20 July 2017 - 07:33 AM) Cool.  Thanks for the advice!
@  Brandino : (05 August 2017 - 02:26 AM) I've been playing the new Doom on PC..... that game is so bad ass and so much fun.  I wish more FPS would go back to the classic roots...
@  TonyDP : (05 August 2017 - 08:15 PM) I beat the new Doom on my PS4 a few weeks back; really fun game. Once you beat it, make sure to watch the credits - they're actually one of the best cinematics I've seen and really kick ass (you'll know what I mean when you check them out).
@  Brandino : (05 August 2017 - 10:33 PM) I've been taking my sweet time exploring each level for the secrets ,   it's a fun throw back which is nice for a change.
@  ermac666 : (08 August 2017 - 08:37 PM) Hellblade Sensua's Sacrifice on ps4 is an interesting game you guys should check out. I played for 2 hrs, and I am liking what I see!
@  ermac666 : (08 August 2017 - 08:39 PM) ps4 pro is 60 fps for hellblade, and ps4 frame rate is unlocked.
@  d2_s : (12 August 2017 - 04:09 AM) I completed my 1st playthrough of hellblade earlier today. PS4 pro suports both a 60hz mode and a high res 30fps mode. The game is a flawed masterpiece IMO. Gorgeous visuals and excellent overall story and presentation let down by a sometimes painful combat system. The combat itself is not bad, but the targeting system is complete rubbish and some of the combat scenarios plain stink - i wont spoil anything. I'd describe the combat as being like Ryse Son of Rome minus the button prompts and dismemberment. Definately worth a look for the price.
@  d2_s : (12 August 2017 - 04:10 AM) The game gets more visually stunning as one progresses and is up there with the prettier games this gen. Ninja Theory really outdid themselves.
@  Brandino : (17 August 2017 - 12:06 AM) Crackdown delayed yet again...
@  d2_s : (17 August 2017 - 08:15 AM) bummer
@  d2_s : (17 August 2017 - 09:46 AM) Ha I was going through my psn download list and noticed someone purchased 42 movies on my account last september.

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#21 ermac666

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Posted 12 August 2017 - 04:56 AM

I have gotten more selective in buying consoles. I don't own everything that's out like in the previous generations. I don't own any XBOX One consoles or nintendo consoles this gen. I am all sony this gen.
I am taking a wait-and-see approach for the Xbox One X. If the multiplats are significantly better, I would make the jump as most of my games are multiplats, so I would want the best console versions to play till this gen is over. The XBOX exclusives don't interest me except for the forza and forza horizon series. I am not too keen on high end PCs.

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Posted 12 August 2017 - 01:33 PM

Microsoft's complete lack of any recognition of VR when it comes to the Xbox One X was really disappointing to me. Other than Forza their exclusives have really diminished in quality over the years and hold little interest (hated where the Halo story went and never cared much for Gear). If they'd made some sort of a VR announcement then I would have pre-ordered but as I don't have a 4K TV yet there is little incentive to get the new console.

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Posted 12 August 2017 - 06:51 PM

Agree with pretty much everything you said Tony regarding MS exclusives. Halo took a dive when 343 took over IMO and the Gears formula has really worn thin for me. Project Cars 2 and GT Sport have come along in strides and look far more exciting to me than Forza 7, which looks like just more of the same. The one thing I will give MS is that their exclusives are generally very polished and I am looking forward to all the 4K + HDR updates existing games will be getting.

HDR+4K/Psuedo-4K are the main reason I'm getting the X and I'm really looking forward to seeing titles like Forza Horizon 3 running in native 4k @ 60hz on a console.

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Posted 14 August 2017 - 12:29 AM

Halo 5 multiplayer is definitely one if not the best multiplayer I've ever played on a console...  the continual updates and free add on content really makes it shine.  

Gears however... wow what a stinker the last one was.   Absolutely zero creativity on the level design and it was boring and not much of a looker.
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