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3 Weeks ago
Torment: Tides of Numenera PC reviewTorment: Tides of Numenera PC review
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Great review, Jeremy.
Out of all the RPG-s of this new wave, this was the one that made me both the most excited and the most worried, because of how much I love Planescape: Torment, and how hard it would be to replicate the sense of wonder that game poured out of itself.
I've been anxiously waiting for the reviews, but judging by this, I'm gonna buy the hell out of it when I get home.
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EA are now offering a year's subscription to Origin Access for $30EA are now offering a year's subscription to Origin Access for $30
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Only problem for me is that I pretty much own all those games already. Nearly every one of those has dipped below $10 during a sale.
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so does not worth it for such old games...

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Fallout 4 surpasses Skyrim to be crowned as Bethesda’s most successful gameFallout 4 surpasses Skyrim to be crowned as Bethesda’s most successful game
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I must be old fossil now closing to mid thirties that don't understand what gamers want. I mean to me Fallout 4 was even worse than Skyrim which itself already was rather bad. I gave up on Fallout 4 after 30 hours of clearing locations and running to empty my inventory to base and repeating while nothing interesting happened.
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Yeah, it's not a good RPG, not a good building/crafting survival game, not a good shooter, doesn't have a good story, it's mediocre at everyting.


I have no idea why is it so successful.

But I REALLY do enjoy it when 15 year olds talk shit about the original games, because they were "boring, and ugly"...

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1 Month ago
Torment devs apologise for cutting stretch goals, future content to be "free to all backers"Torment devs apologise for cutting stretch goals, future content to be "free to all backers"
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oh THANK god crafting is gone.
it usually is just a bother...
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Hidden gems of PC gaming: BioshockHidden gems of PC gaming: Bioshock
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I'm just here to reassure you James, that not all of your readers are morons.Reply
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First time I've commented in ages do to the MASSIVELY lack luster commenting system. Signed in just to up vote this comment. This is almost an insult, hidden gem...

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2 Months ago
Stoic's lessons from The Banner Saga 2: "we dropped the ball" on community engagementStoic's lessons from The Banner Saga 2: "we dropped the ball" on community engagement
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good lord, I've completely forgotten about this coming out.
just like I've forgotten the story of the first one.
So, 2 new games added to my backlog, TYVFM
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Korean Overwatch team claims they were forced to sleep 10 to a room after 16-hour daysKorean Overwatch team claims they were forced to sleep 10 to a room after 16-hour days
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I don't think I will ever understand the unnecessary, skewed, fucked-up thing the professional gaming world is.Reply
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Most players are fairly young, making it easy to exploit them.

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Sony's Shuhei Yoshida says he understands "some criticisms Sean Murray is getting" for No Man's SkySony's Shuhei Yoshida says he understands "some criticisms Sean Murray is getting" for No Man's Sky
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Aaaand the next time something like this happens, people are gonna believe all the bullshit again, and spend money, and games will keep having more and more lies and broken features.

Yay.Reply
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Not I!


Really, you just have to pay attention to how people are talking about their game. And there is a difference. For example, Molyneux I feel I still trust because I was always able to distinguish what he dreamed a game could be (and wanted it to be, ideally) from what it would be and adjusted my expectations accordingly.


That's the thing with Molyneux. He was never a liar. He was just crazy passionate about game design, and an irrepressible dreamer. Those who got burned with Godus deserved it, for not being able to manage their own expectations. And sometimes you'll have a game that's great at launch, but then ruined over time through mismanagement, making me long for the days of optional patches.


However, with No Man's Sky.... How can I put this? They were too political. It wasn't about being passionate with them, it was clearly always pandering. I didn't want to say too much before the game got closer to release and other people started seeing it. I just saw so much pandering. Almost every 'Jetfighters in Space!' tropey game is like this. If not all of them. The developers of them want to make money with cash-ins.


If they'd just been honest, or displayed any honesty, I could have forgiven them much. They were so political though, speaking in very vague terms and always spinning things. It's that kind of thing where people use so much corporate doublespeak it makes your head spin.


There's a difference between being an idealist and deliberately misleading people, and I think the latter is what happened here even without being cynical about it at all. It's just obvious.

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Dev diary celebrates tomorrow's release of Crusader Kings 2 The Reaper’s Due expansionDev diary celebrates tomorrow's release of Crusader Kings 2 The Reaper’s Due expansion
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just stopReply
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Stop writing gaming news or stop making expansions for Crusader Kings?

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Fallout 1.5: Resurrection is an ambitious mod that sees the return of "good old Fallout"Fallout 1.5: Resurrection is an ambitious mod that sees the return of "good old Fallout"
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I don't know...
If an official game would come out like this, from the original developers, I would cry tears of joy, but from a random modding team... who knows...Reply
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Hello guys, I am Czech, so I was able pay this mod many months earlier by English translation was done, so I can say this is simple excellent project with exactly the same feeling like original Fallout 1 & 2 games. I suppose you will be not disappointed, so let's try it, it's for free :-)

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