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Discussion in 'Gaming and PC Discussion' started by Erandil, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. Arthellion

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    So, Vampyr is getting decent reviews. Doesn't appear to be a great game, but one that might fix the Vampire itch while still providing a solid story.

    Anyone picked it up?
     
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    Picking it up when I get paid next week. Actually been something I was keen on since announcement day.
     
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    I got it. The combat/controls are meh and it's atmosphere is more drab than foreboding at this stage. I seriously recommend checking a stream for it before you buy it. I feel regret on buying it, but that isn't to say it can't be a good game just that it's not hitting the right notes for me.
     
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    Man, the world of Dragon Quest XI looks gorgeous, but I really can't fucking stand the Toriyama character art style...
     
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    Its probably gonna be a game I wait for a Steam Sale on despite my desire for a solid vampire game. Really wish we could get a nother Vampire: The Masquerade game.
     
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    It does look like they're beginning to move away from it a little though. The chars look slightly less same-facey, and the eyes/eyebrows aren't being exagerrated as much.

    I'm mostly disappointed with the lack of innovation in the battle system. DQ's standard turn-based menu system is fine for nostalgia wank, and I still occasionally enjoy it... it's just a bit boring as modern turn-based systems go. A gimmick or two would be nice.
     
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    I'm firmly in your camp. I think turn-based is absolutely nostalgia wank and just boring - unfortunately, when you try to innovate (think XIII), you get bitching the other way. Complain about XIII all you want, to this day it has one of the most enjoyable battle systems I've ever used in a JRPG.

    DQ I think is there for pure nostalgia-wank. I'm hoping going forward they innovate more with FF.
     
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    Do any of you play mobile games?

    I picked up a game last year-Clash Royale.

    I don't play any other games(PC/Mobile/Console) (too busy).
     
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    As far as Vampyr goes, I've watched a let's play of the first hour or so, and it looks decent, but not £50 worth of decent. I mean, I wasn't going to get it at the moment anyway, because I'm conserving funds and have a stupid amount of unplayed games already, but even so. FWIW, the people doing the let's play spent a lot of the time poking fun at the narrative choices, but ultimately concluded by saying it was fun and they'd probably do some more on it.
     
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    So basically, a decent game for a company that has never produced an an action rpg on this level that should be worth 30 bucks but not a triple a or game of the year contender by any means? Expect better in the future?
     
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