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|>>|| No. 22483
Shadow Warrior 2 is free on GOG for a couple of days.
|>>|| No. 22618
Sonic Mania is apparently good, they handed over the licence to the hard core mega drive modders, I believe otherwise they are considered shit.
|>>|| No. 22619
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is one of the best racing games of all time as far as I'm concerned. Very fleshed out single player with lots of content.
Sonic Generations is good and so are Sonic CD and Sonic Mania. Rest of them range from shit to mediocre.
|>>|| No. 22690
This fortnight's freebie on Epic Games is The Jackbox Party Pack.
Time to get the mates round lads!
|>>|| No. 22735
There are many different clients which have free game incentives. If I didn't know better, I would be inclined towards the assumption that you want people to download the launcher and the free game is irrelevant.
|>>|| No. 22736
Not at all. People have shared games here which I have enjoyed in the past so I thought I'd contribute. I saw this on efreebies and I thought some people might like it. I'm not the same lad who mentioned it earlier.
|>>|| No. 22737
You reckon anyone is doing to bother directly marketing to the three of us?
|>>|| No. 22738
Fortnite must really be getting worried by Apex Legends if they're marketing directly to us.
|>>|| No. 22923
That 1996 adventure game with Christopher Lloyd, Toonstruck, is free on GOG until Sunday afternoon.
|>>|| No. 22947
Other than a misprice, which has now been rectified, for Two Point Hospital the Steam Summer Sale looks shite. I may pick up Swords of Ditto for £2.84, but that's it.
|>>|| No. 22948
You can get Blood bowl chaos edition for £2.99 which if you have any interest in blood bowl at all and don't have the newer blood bowl 2 already is a bargain. I am part of a league that plays on the old version so I am pedaling it to everyone I know.
|>>|| No. 22965
The entire Valve back catalogue is on sale for 60 fucking pence. No-one has any excuse not to get these games if they haven't already.
|>>|| No. 22966
No it isn't. That's probably your price because you already own nearly all of it. And the only games worth having from their back catalogue are either always completely free or Portal 1/2.
|>>|| No. 22967
Oops. Yeah you're right I see it's actually about a fiver for first timers. That's still a good deal though.
What have you got against Half Life? It's, um, the best PC game series ever made for a period of at least a decade.
|>>|| No. 22968
Yeah, Half-Life was good in the nineties, no doubt about it. It's almost 2020 mate. I wouldn't play a game like Half-Life now for the same reason I wouldn't watch a black and white movie.
|>>|| No. 22969
>I wouldn't play a game like Half-Life now for the same reason I wouldn't watch a black and white movie.
That says more about you than the quality of the game.
|>>|| No. 22972
All right lads, I'll watch one black and white movie. How about Sin City? Will that make me a good person? Please tell me it would.
|>>|| No. 22976
That is a strong one, not sure which is better that, Casablanca, or citizen Kane. It happened one night is another strong pick.
|>>|| No. 22979
I like Last Year at Marienbad and The Seventh Seal but I probably wouldn't recommend them to other people unless they had a just-above-threshold dose of something psychedelic (including sleep deprivation) to watch them on.
|>>|| No. 22980
Citizen Kane is a boring load of old wank, I don't care if it had groundbreaking camerawork or whatever.
|>>|| No. 22982
I'm going to stick my neck out and say Half Life never aged all that well.
It was remarkably influential game that led us into more "cinematic" storytelling, but I am often forced to wonder if that was even a good thing. Look where that influence led us over the next decade. From a gameplay perspective, it was also one of the games that pushed us towards "realism" where there is an overabundance of hitscan enemies and no real way of mitigating damage. This is what pushed us towards the Halo style model of regenerating shield/health, and ultimately, to boring cover shooters.
The older I get the more I can't escape the idea that Doom was not only one of the first but arguably always one of the best first person shooters. Its gameplay is so incredibly well balanced in all sorts of ways, that were certainly happy accidents rather than intentional, but I think all shooters should learn their lessons from it.
Where Half Life was great was in level design, atmosphere and environmental storytelling, but I think Half Life 2 surpasses it. Black Mesa infuriates me because they have messed with the formula to make it even more unforgiving- You have lower ammo caps and seem to take far more damage than the original; which only exacerbates what I think are already weaknesses in the first game.
|>>|| No. 22984
Yes imagine the idea that the films on the top of the poll that didn't just come out and get the hollywood hype train behind them might actually be good.
>Citizen Kane is a boring load of old wank, I don't care if it had groundbreaking camerawork
It is the film I mentioned that tends to get the most heat firstly because people feel it is over praised, and also the subject matter and tone, the others I mentioned (even Seven Samurai) have comic relief moments Citizen Kane is dry as bone. I love it as a character piece though. I think you are supposed to come away sincerely saying 'the tragedy of the man' and I do.
|>>|| No. 23002
Don't-buy-games-for-years-lad here. Saw Dishonored was £1.50 on Steam so I thought what the hell I'll pick it up. Buying the 'Definitive Edition' including all the DLC cost me £3. But then discovered something amusing.
There are the sequel games, Dishonored 2 and Death of the Outsider. Buying the 'Complete Collection' which includes the DLC and the sequels is currently on offer for £16.49. But there is also a 'Death of the Outsider Deluxe Bundle' which includes both sequels on sale for £8.
So if you bought the Definitive Edition and the Deluxe Bundle you'd pay £11, and get all the games in the Complete Collection for about £5.50 less.
Nice pricing there lads!
|>>|| No. 23003
I was going to argue that you shouldn't judge Half Life on the games that it arguably led to, but I do sort of agree with you. I was only eight when Half Life 1 came out, so HL2 was the game I really remember and was blown away by. In terms of level design, it's stellar, I've only played through the game twice, yet could draw you out entire locations in there if I had to, it's just that memorable.
I definitely agree with you about Doom. I noticed a lot of people (rightly) gushing about how refreshing and perfectly balanced the new reboot was, and I can't help but think that style is exactly what an FPS is supposed to be. I do love Halo, but I'm not sure I love Halo for the gameplay. You can't even sprint in CE.
|>>|| No. 23005
Humble Bundle are selling Crusader Kings II and all its DLC. I keep seeing this game everywhere so I thought I'd pick it up for the $1. I go back to Steam and in the reviews everyone is raving about what an amazing deal getting all the DLC is for $15. So caving into peer pressure I went back and purchased it again. You lads can have the spare Steam keys.
Is this morally right? I dunno I'm only depriving the sick kids of $1 aren't I?
Crusader Kings II: 9TK5A-AKV2H-POZLOADS-CMPBX
The Old Gods DLC: H5CER-BEEFYPOZ-95XNN-ANVTK
The Republic DLC: DVQIF-87IPL-BEEFLOADS-JWN0X
Sunset Invasion DLC: EDMR8-POZCHASER-GZ39X-JYAIQ
Legacy of Rome DLC: CW54A-20R02-love and cherishED-0F5Q5
Sword of Islam DLC: DC2V3-DAFTWOGS-68M5X-MALPJ
|>>|| No. 23006
Pushing over and stealing the shoes from a Paradox bod's feet would be morally right. Their DLC is the cheekiest I've seen.
|>>|| No. 23007
Yeah, charging a quid for some fucking portraits or whatever is a joke, but I'm presuming that the actual expansions are all solid purchases.
But none of my money is going to them anyway, I always give it all to the charity.
|>>|| No. 23057
Good thing the PS5 will be out next year so consoles will be cheap as chips. I like my games without invasive DRM, thanks.
|>>|| No. 23073
Almost. Looks like a Social Club exclusive for all of a month before it comes to Steam in early December. Most media sales are made within the first 2 weeks of release so it might work out for them, who knows.
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