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  1. Well, that's cause I notice that the Oscars are very self-indulgent & they just give awards to movies/ actors/ actresses that they want, rather than what most people actually consider the best film of that particular year. Like that time when Shawshank Redemption got 7 nominations but got home empty handed which is BULLSHIT, how Jake Gyllenhaal wasn't even nominated for his absolutely amazing role in Nightcrawler back in 2014, how the Artist won 2012's Oscar even though looking back that film is not as good as Hugo, how Sylvester Stallone didn't win an oscar for his awesome Rocky performance in Creed, man I can go on. I have never enjoyed the oscar much, but there was one Oscar which I quite enjoy, and that's the one where Hugh Jackman hosted it. Even though Slumdog Millionare shouldn't have won that much award, hell Dark Knight was the best film of that year but it's not even nominated for best picture, that was still a lot of fun. Now Golden Globes however, is so much more fun & enjoyable to watch, with winners that actually deserves them, most of the time. I mean damn, this intro for 2017's show was awesome The Game Awards is the equivalent of the Golden Globe these couple of years. Sure some parts are cringy, but the games that won freaking earned it, there's great game announcements, and it's just a lot of fun. It has evolved a lot compared to the cringey years before 2015.
  2. Man, 2019 flies by fast, and it's time for the upcoming Game Awards. Only this year, the nominations are...... let's say questionable. Some I actually have good opinion towards, others not so much. First off, look at these 3 back to back nominations Best Game Direction Control (Remedy/505 Games) Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE) Resident Evil 2 (Capcom/Capcom) Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (FromSoftware/Activision) Outer Wilds (Mobius Digital/Annapurna) Best Narrative A Plague Tale: Innocence (Asobo/Focus Home) Control (Remedy/505) Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE) Disco Elysium (ZA/UM) The Outer Worlds (Obsidian/Private Division) Best Art Direction Control (Remedy/505) Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE) Gris (Nomada Studio/Devolver) Sayonara Wild Hearts (Simogo/Annapurna) Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (FromSoftware/Activision) The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Grezzo/Nintendo) Death Stranding is guaranteed to win them all, which is, well, fair play. The other nominations don't stand a damn chance. But come now, why doesn't Kingdom Hearts 3 get nominated for best art direction? The amount of visual variety of the Disney worlds there are incredible, and Frozen + Tangled especially are so good that they look better than the film versions! Best Score/Music Cadence of Hyrule (Brace Yourself Games/Nintendo) Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE) Devil May Cry 5 (Capcom) Kingdom Hearts III (Square Enix) Sayonara Wild Hearts (Simogo/Annapurna) Where the hell is Ace Combat 7? That game has the best soundtrack of the fucking year! Though I want Devil May Cry 5 to win. Silver Bullet is epic, though Kingdom Hearts 3 also had great songs. Death Stranding is most likely going to win though, especially because the game has this Best Performance Ashly Burch as Parvati Holcomb, The Outer Worlds Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden, Control Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz, Gears 5 Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff, Death Stranding Matthew Porretta as Dr. Casper Darling, Control Norman Reedus as Sam Porter Bridges, Death Stranding Parvati is a nice surprise. I like her cause she's so adorable & kind. But................ really? Kait Diaz from Gears 5? What about Die Hardman from Death Stranding?? The one scene near the end of the game have him acting his damn heart out! If anything Norman Reedus should be replaced with him. Norman acts the same way for 90% of the entire game with his same low gravely voice! That said, Mads Mikkelsen deserves to win. He's freaking awesome in the game. Best Action Game Apex Legends (Respawn/EA) Astral Chain (Platinum Games/Nintendo) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision) Devil May Cry 5 (Capcom/Capcom) Gears 5 (The Coalition/Xbox Game Studios) Metro Exodus (4A Games/Deep Silver) DMC 5. Hands down that game is going to win. If Modern Warfare wins, well I can sort of see why because the campaign is pretty cool this year, but if Gears 5 wins I will be very upset. Best Action/Adventure Game Borderlands 3 (Gearbox/2K) Control (Remedy/505 Games) Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE) Resident Evil 2 Remake (Capcom) The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Grezzo/Nintendo) Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (FromSoftware/Activision) If Sekiro doesn't win, I will be very sad, but I am afraid that it won't win. Best RPG Disco Elysium (ZA/UM) Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix) Kingdom Hearts III (Square Enix) Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (Capcom) The Outer Worlds (Obsidian/Private Division) I hope Disco Elysium will win, but Kingdom Hearts 3 is a good alternative, even though that game should've been under the Action Adventure category. Best Fighting Game Dead or Alive 6 (Team Ninja/Koei Tecmo) Jump Force (Spike Chunsoft/Bandai Namco) Mortal Kombat 11 (NetherRealm/WBIE) Samurai Showdown (SNK/Athlon) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai Namco/Sora/Nintendo) Wow....... they actually put Jump Force instead of Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid....... these guys fucked up BAD This though is the biggest red flag of the entire nominations Game of the Year Control (Remedy/505 Games) Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai-Namco/Sora/Nintendo) Resident Evil 2 Remake (Capcom/Capcom) Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (FromSoftware/Activision) The Outer Worlds (Obsidian/Private Division) WHY ISN'T DMC 5 HERE?? That game should win the award easy! Sekiro is my pick, but it's highly likely that Death Stranding is going to win. Which is, well, gonna piss a lot of people off. I actually don't mind because the game is actually a really good delivery simulator, with great moments sprinkled in. If the game actually tone down the delivery & make the sidequests actually memorable instead of just delivering the same packages over and over to outposts until you max out their meter, I would actually be more ok with it. Shame that Judgment isn't on this year. That game should at least get a nomination for action adventure & narrative, but it can't be helped I suppose. This year's award is pretty much guaranteed to be a Death Stranding showcase, though to be fair, it IS pretty much an award bait game, like how the Academy Awards have award bait films despite the films being ok. Next year though, I want Cyberpunk 2077 to dominate the award. Well, the award just happened: And I am SO GLAD that it's not a Death Stranding showcase. I thought for sure that game will win a lot of awards, but thankfully the right games won. That game deserves best direction, music & Mads Mikkelsen best performance, and I am annoyed that best performance is just on the sideline like that. URRGHH, I wanna see him on stage! AND OMG SEKIRO WINS GOTY & BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME! HELL FUCKING YES, THE WORLD IS ON THE RIGHT PATH! I still want DMC 5 to be in that game of the year list but STILL SEKIRO FUCKING WINS!! While the announcements are mostly ok, we still got great announcements. Hellblade 2, Wolf among us 2 which I never thought I would see, Ghost of Tsushima, THIS AWESOME. Last year was better since it has God of War "read it boy" & MK 11's announcement, but this year was actually good. Well done Game Awards, once again you pick the right winners & are not as bad as the oscars!
  3. 136) Spin Rhythm XD Platform: PC A funky ass DJ rhythm game..... hm that's not quite right. Let me show the game: You control that circle thing on the bottom & make sure to hit either the red or blue note in tune with the song if it's a solid line, and you sometimes press spacebar on the green parts & spin to the left or right when it's an arrow part, which translates to moving your mouse in that direction. It is definitely harder than it looks. It took me 5 tries to pass the first song in the game. Granted I right away go for the hard difficulty, but it's so much fun doing it! Cool song collections, and one of the song is actually the exact song that a game called Just Shapes & Beats have. Spin Rhyhm's still in early access, but it'll be a lot more fun when the full version is out. My favorite song in this game atm is this funky tune. 137) Superliminal Platform: PC When I saw this game on the PS State of Play, I didn't know that it was already out on Epic Games store. This is the full complete version of the game that I saw here in the forum years ago where you use forced perspective to make an object bigger or smaller that I like so much. So of course I immediately play it. The story, yes there's a story, is that you're taking part in a dream experiment conducted by the Pierce Institute for people who wants to get rid of self doubt & negative emotions. And the entire game is basically just you in this dream world doing a bunch of cool as hell illusion based puzzles where you either use forced perspective to get through a puzzle, and many optical illusion stuff which will blow your damn mind after you completed them. Even though the game is quite short, I mean I beat it in around 1 hour, the game ends on an uplifting tone that makes you happy to get through it. Well done def team, you have finally made your game & expanded on that mind blowing tech demo. Can't wait to see what you will come up with next!
  4. Dayum, old school CS competitive player? Welcome aboard sir!
  5. Well, the award just happened: And I am SO GLAD that it's not a Death Stranding showcase. I thought for sure that game will win a lot of awards, but thankfully the right games won. That game deserves best direction, music & Mads Mikkelsen best performance, and I am annoyed that best performance is just on the sideline like that. URRGHH, I wanna see him on stage! AND OMG SEKIRO WINS GOTY & BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME! HELL FUCKING YES, THE WORLD IS ON THE RIGHT PATH! I still want DMC 5 to be in that game of the year list but STILL SEKIRO FUCKING WINS!! Fuck the Ongoing support game award though. We are sick of Fortnite, and it's criminal that Warframe wasn't even nominated. WARFRAME'S THE FUCKING BEST DAMN IT, GIVE THAT GAME THE RECOGNITION IT DESERVES! While the announcements are mostly ok, we still got great announcements. Hellblade 2, Wolf among us 2 which I never thought I would see, Ghost of Tsushima, THIS AWESOME. Last year was better since it has God of War "read it boy" & MK 11's announcement, but this year was actually good. Well done Game Awards, once again you pick the right winners & are not as bad as the oscars!
  6. I checked your youtube channel. 4K subscribers in 6 months is a great milestone, congrats! And it's good that there's a modern channel talking about the Bible while also being relatable to the current times. We need more positive stuff like this in youtube, not nonsense dramas! I think it's a cool idea to have Joe cover this game with you, but unfortunately, he most likely won't see this post. He's not here a lot. He's busy with his own stuff & most people in the community go to discord to discuss stuff. And I'm not really sure that Joe wants to cover a religious game with seriousness cause he likes to play games for fun. Maybe you can cover it on your own channel? That'll be pretty neat. That is if the game ended up being a harmless game where you play as Jesus throughout his historical recording & not a bait and switch game which turns the game into some monstrously distasteful game. I saw a game called the Priest Simulator recently, and that game just...... it sucks ass because it's just WRONG.
  7. One of my mates showed me this. I......... I can't believe this is an actual video posted online by this company & they think it's actually acceptable. This has got to be a sick prank by them to ruin other people's PC after they follow the STUPIDASS instructions it provided. The beginning itself is already clear that everything is going downhill from then onwards: How the hell that instead of a normal screwdriver, this person recommends a SWISS ARMY KNIFE THAT HOPEFULLY HAS A SCREWDRIVER IN IT?? 😠😠😠 The best part is the highly exaggerated Chinese guy, who as it turns out, is purposefully talking that way cause that's his joke character voice. Normally he speaks like normal for other videos in his channel. "That's a Livestrong bracelet. He not fighting static, he fighting cancer." OMG that made me laugh so hard. XD
  8. The lesson in all this story is pretty much this: before releasing the video, make sure to check if you're doing things right, or else you're just gonna look like a joke.
  9. Love that Corporate Commander talks to EA like he's talking to a girlfriend that left him after a shitty date. XD To quote myself in my comment on my own review with a member, The review's out & he gives it an 8. Time to buy this game if you haven't!
  10. We got 2 upcoming superspy movies who attracts the opposite sex, and both come out 1 month apart from each other. This is going to be.... interesting. Well, this film is WAAYYY too late now, but it still looks fun. I wonder what characters here besides Taskmaster will show up in future MCU films. Wow. 3 girls. Actually 4 counting Moneypenny. The question is, will Bond stay to his girl Swann, or will things change & he moves on to one of the other girls? I would love him to just stay with 1 girl for once. Makes it much more interesting to see rather than the usual routine of new girl every new movie. Seeing how this is Daniel Craig's last movie as Bond, anything is possible.
  11. Hell no. There hasn't been a violent games ban since 2013 after they decided to put a new R18+ rating for games since GTA5. Well, Hatred is banned, but that's a good thing because that game ended up sucking hard anyway. The game has been improved over the years compared to the initial release, so that's not surprising to hear. Now total conversion mod that makes the game a lot better? That sounds great! Modders make everything awesome. I believe it's this mod you're talking about. https://www.moddb.com/mods/templargfxs-acm-overhaul
  12. 134) Last of Us Remastered Platform: PS4 Gotta love PSN's sudden discount. Really good deals from it, like getting Last of Us Remastered for just $13 SGD. Still really freaking good after all these years, and it's actually so much better to play the remastered version since it's in 60 fps. THIS is how you do a remaster right, which now that I think about it, is pretty much like the Yakuza games with their recent remasters of 3 - 5, and probably Ishin, 0 & Kiwami too since those 3 are available for PS3 & PS4. Now I'm just even more excited for Part 2. 2020, I'm ready for you! 135) Kyle is Famous Platform: PC Love this game. It's a choose your adventure game where you're a famous interviewer named Kyle & you have to prepare for an upcoming interview with a guest. What you do before then is up to you. Do you want to prepare for the interview like you're supposed to & get the interview without a problem? Do you want to entirely forget to prepare the interview & do stupid things? Do you want to just enjoy your time in your apartment & not wear any clothes when you're doing your interview? Up to you! Best of all, it's a free game.
  13. Vampyr's pretty awesome. I went through the whole game without sucking any NPCs blood, though I had to kill some of them because of a decision I made that changed an entire district for the worst........... but I still get the best ending anyway! Can't wait for Vampire Masquerade Bloodlines 2, even if the youtube gameplay of this game looks really rough. 132) Red Dead Redemption 2 Platform: PC Since I already played the crap out of the PS4 version & traded that game, I go to the PC version because Black Friday sale for this game is pretty sweet. I pretty much skipped the entire chapter 1 - 6 & go straight to the epilogue thanks to a modder's save file, and best part is he didn't do any sidequests, so I can actually start the REAL game without having to worry about a camp that's going to fall apart in the end. I also can finally play the online mode without needing to buy PS+, and it's.......... such a grind heavy multiplayer. The story missions are fun, but they're too few of them that by the time I get to the last story mission, I thought there's even more story to play, but turns out to get 100% story mission progression, there's a high honor mission set & low honor mission set you have to play. Seeing how I don't want to be an evil player & turning the allignment cost 3 GOLD BARS, I'll pass this one. Hopefully a future update gives more story missions which I am excited to do. I spent days online just to get the 15 gold bar necessary to unlock one of the 3 special jobs, and I choose the bounty hunter profession because that's always fun to do. Why the hell are all the weapons in this game SO DAMN EXPENSIVE?? Also I can't fish unless I reach rank 14, and I can't dual wield pistols unless I reach rank 25, so I had to hunt animals, do free roaming events & do the same stranger quests over and over again until I reach that point. What kind of bullshit is that??? Still, it's the same fun Red Dead 2 so I still have a lot of fun. I like fishing the best because fishes give you the most money after you catch them, especially the big ones. 133) Ice Lakes Platform: PC Speaking of fishing, here's a more traditional fishing game, but in the north pole, or somewhere with a snowy lake that you have to drill. So all you do is prepare your fishing equipments, and then choose a map + mode of play. And then you go to where you want to fish, drill a hole on that frozen lake & fish. Then you just move your fishing rod back and forth until a fish bites, then catch that fish. Simple & it works. Man, fishing in these 2 games reminds me of this one PS1 fishing game I played. I caught that fish a long time ago in the game & I couldn't believe how gigantic it was. That thing could be fried & feed to 10 people!
  14. Yep, I was shocked that 428's songs are THAT damn good. The songs still sticks to my mind even now! Well, time usually does that to previously too expensive gaming consoles. They all get cheaper & everyone will be able to play them eventually. XD These next songs are from a previously only for iPhone rhythm game called Muse Dash, now available for PC & Switch. The songs are so damn catchy Also this next song is from a criminally unknown game called MO: Astray on PC. This game is an awesome platformer with many cool moments & I would love more people to play it.
  15. Time to carry over this thread from the previous forum! I just had a thought, we all know catchy and memorable video game musics over the years, like the Guile theme, the MGS theme, Final Fantasy Sephiroth's theme, you know, the classics that most gamers seems to know. But what about the obscure ones that's so awesome that it must be heard but unfortunately aren't because they're not that well known? That's why this thread is for those songs, to spread the awesomeness to the world that's been surrounded by terrible Boy Bands, Justin Bieber and Glee songs. And of course to see how many of you like a game for it's soundtrack as well as it's gameplay, as well as show you guys these obscure games as well. Just to remind you, this is for not so popular game only, so Street Fighter, Final Fantasy, Tekken, Guilty Gear and Mass Effect are all out. I'll start. Got a whole lot to uncover here. If you can, name the game and just post the song link bellow the game's name. Chain Dive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axiIfslE6Z8 The second version of this song, which is more complete If you want to download these songs without needing to buy them through itunes, you can do it by copying the links of the song, and go to this website. http://www.youtube-mp3.org After that, just paste the link, download the song and its all yours. Have fun!
  16. Actually you don't need a thermal paste applicator to apply a thermal paste. All you gotta do is put just enough in the center of a CPU because it will spread itself evenly to the rest of the CPU after you press a cooler on top of it. Worst part is he didn't even use that applicator ice cream plastic spoon thingy, he just mentioned that thing out of his ass. What that guy did with his thermal paste in the video is...... fucking terrible. That will make the CPU overheat very quickly & that liquid will spread everywhere. That PC will be dead after just a short while, compounded by everything else wrong he did. Also that video I showed was just a funny compilation of some of the youtubers who reacted. If you see their individual videos, they actually go into more detail on what's wrong, like this guy for example. They are mostly PC building youtube channels, so they know what they're talking about. There's a ton more reactions out there, even newbie PC owners think that video is just a troll job. Everyone who knows the basic of PC building agrees that this guy is a dumbass. Worst part is the Verge, aka the one who posted the original video without the reaction, not only removed the video out of shame, but they also issued copyright strikes to the youtubers https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/02/the-verge-briefly-censored-youtubers-who-mocked-its-bad-pc-building-advice/ Yeah, these guys are that petty.
  17. Get this game ASAP. Joe will probably review it, and if he does I am sure he will give this game around 8 - 9. Well, Jedi Academy lets you make custom characters. This game isn't like that though since it's about Cal, and I like his story a lot. Maybe in the future when KOTOR 3 comes, or something close to that.
  18. I can't believe it....... It finally happened. There's a Star Wars game that is actually freaking awesome & not just ok like what we got since 2010! This game takes place 5 years after Revenge of the Sith & 1 year before the Han Solo movie that I haven't watch & don't want to. The game stars Cal Kestis aka Joker from the Gotham tv series, a poor Padawan who survived the event of Order 66 and has been in hiding as a maintenance worker for the Scrapper Guild, pretty much people who scavenge wrecks from the Clone Wars. It was business as usual when the game starts when he's working with his fellow worker, then whoops, his friend slipped & fell down during work which forces Cal to use a force slow motion ability to rescue him. I don't think I have ever seen a force slow motion before but here it is! Which got Cal in trouble with the Empire after they found out. One of the Empire Inqusitors was sent down to capture him, which forces Cal to escape from them. Luckily for him he's rescued by a woman named Cere Junda aka the one played by the same person who was in Wolfenstein New Colossus & her pilot friend Greez Dritus, who has the best comedic moments in the game. Later on his journey, Cal will meet a cute and very useful droid named BD 1, Forrest Whitaker reprising his role as Saw Gerrera from Rogue One & a few others which you have to play to find out. Together, they set out on a journey to make Cal complete his training to become a full Jedi & hopefully restore the Jedi order. This story is actually canon in the overall Star Wars storyline, so unfortunately for them, it'll take Return of the Jedi for that to happen, but still, this is a surprisingly good start for an intriguing new journey. The story has the expected twist and turns, the characters are all well written with funny dialogue banters with some being really cool ones, and overall, I really like where they are going with this plot, FAR more than Force Unleashed back when that game was canon. It's really sad to see Cal dealing with order 66 when he was young in the flashbacks, and it makes me feel bad for all the Jedis + Padawans even more after I play this game. Good thing Palpatine will get his just desert in Return of the Jedi. BTW, it's funny that Mark Hammil played Luke, only to become Joker, and now Cameron Monaghan who played Joker becomes the new Star Wars hero. That's what I call a twist of fate! Now before I gush about how awesome this game is, I'm gonna have to get the annoyances out of the way first. First off, this game is quite buggy at the moment. Not Fallout/ Assassin's Creed 3 levels bad, but it's noticeable here and there. There are times when I was fighting an enemy & the enemy floats above me for some reason, especially wild animals & Purge Troopers. Sometimes character's clothes will stretch out into the walls for no reason which makes cutscenes pretty jarring to watch, though this only happens a few times. And at one point I was supposed to fall into water to continue a story, but then I got stuck & can't move because of debris that froze in place, so I had to restart the game to proceed. For some reason, sometimes sound effects during cutscenes can be too slow before something happened. Maybe it's because I'm playing on PC with 60 fps while it usually runs 30 fps on consoles. And you can't skip cutscenes, or dialogues with npcs. I do hope that patches will fix these things soon because otherwise, THIS GAME IS FUCKING AWESOME! This game is essentially this generation's new Jedi Knight game. Jedi Outcast & Jedi Academy are my personal favorite Star Wars game to date, and now this game has joined those 2 as my favorite Star Wars game to play. The gameplay is pretty much what happens when Jedi Knight Jedi Academy has the precise combat of Sekiro, the exploration + puzzle solving of Tomb Raider 2013 & the parkour of Prince of Persia PS2 games, although you can't parkour up a wall. All of these mixed together makes a very tasty combination. This game has different planets to explore, and all of them have SO MANY collectibles to collect. It's like Tomb Raider in that you have to have a keen eye to hunt these collectibles, and some of them requires puzzle solving. Some are trickier than others, but it feels good to solve them. The best part is you have a map you can see, and this map is so very helpful as it highlights which area you can't access yet because you don't have the right ability at that moment, so you'll have to get back later on after you acquired the right ability. You get mostly cosmetic collectibles for your ship, outfit and BD-1 droid, but you also get customizable parts for your lightsaber, max HP + MP I mean force power increase collectibles & healing stim slots for your droid companion which are basically estus flasks. Speaking of BD-1 he is probably one of my favorite Star Wars droid at this moment, second to BB-8. This little dude makes funny banters with you, helps you out a ton when doing puzzles especially once you acquire his upgrades, and he can even hack enemy droids during combat so they become your companion. More Star Wars games needs droids like this! Sorry R2 D2, you're just too big. Some of the collectibles are lore-based which are pretty cool as it gives you nerdy Star Wars trivia about the planet that you are on. The game doesn't have fast travel which takes getting used to, but instead it has quick shortcuts. Part of the reason is that you travel to different planets with your companions on a spaceship, so having fast travel pretty much negates the need to use the spaceship. Thankfully the shortcuts does make traveling from point a to b a lot faster than normal so it doesn't feel bad to not have fast travel. Besides, new enemy bounty hunters will show up if you decide to backtrack to a previously unreachable area, so they mix things up. Combat in this game feels SO DAMN GOOD. Imagine the fun of lightsaber combat in Jedi Outcast/ Academy And change the controls so it plays like Sekiro. The result is one of the best Jedi Star Wars game mechanic in history. Not like Force Unleashed where its just a ragdoll simulator where enemies are no match for you at all. In this game, only the basic stormtrooper enemies can't stand a chance against you. Against more complex enemies like the various bosses & Purge Troopers? They will make you pay if you're not careful, and that's how I like it! You'll notice how they have a block bar similar to Sekiro, but this game doesn't have the "deplete block bar & instant kill" like that game has. Instead once you deplete their block bar, you have to reduce their health bar to truly beat them, although some enemies does let you instant kill them after you reduce their health to almost death. Death in this game is like Dark Souls, but more forgiving. Falling off a cliff doesn't kill you instantly thank God. If you die by an enemy, you will lose your XP but thankfully the XP is like Sekiro in that once the XP bar fills up to a number, the number still remains and only the bar gets reset to 0. You can regain it back if you attack the enemy that kills you, AND as a bonus, you will get full health & full force power back which is very nice indeed. Everything else is like Sekiro/ Dark Souls where you have bonfire I mean "meditation points" you can use to restore your estus flas I mean "healing stims" that your adorable droid friend BD will give to you. Force powers are your friend here, and Cal has access to 3: slow motion, push & pull, all of which requires the force meter to use, but thankfully you can use it infinitely outside of combat. You can upgrade these abilities to affect more than 1 enemies, and the pull can be upgraded to something similar to force choke. At first you only have force slow motion, but playing through the story will unlock the rest. It's pretty weird that wall running & double jump are considered Force powers. My years of Prince of Persia & metroidvania has considered them normal general game character abilities. XD Speaking of upgrades, your lightsaber fighting ability can also be upgraded too. Through playing the game, you will unlock the Darth Maul esque dual lightsaber staff, and later on in the game, you can unlock dual wielding attacks which are the strongest attacks in the game, though it requires force meter to use. It feels really good to fully upgrade your ability & make you able to just mow down enemies with ease like this: Love the boss fights in this game as well. They all give you great challenges & feels really good when you take them down. They're not quite the levels of epic as Sekiro's bosses are because a couple of the story bosses have cutscene breaks that make them much easier to deal with, but they're still fun. I do wish that when the sequel is made, we get even more Sekiro level difficult boss battles because having you earn the kill through skill is so much more rewarding. The final boss is as close as we get to a Sekiro level difficulty boss, and the boss fight afterward isn't a fight but more of an Uncharted escape sequence, but DAMN that was awesome. Can't spoil what it is, but it's quite epic! The best part about this whole game though? NO MICROTRANSACTIONS! And it takes me 21+ hours to complete everything 100%. For an EA game, THAT is simply unheard of this day and age, which is pretty depressing but true. THIS is the game EA needs more of. Respawn has done the unthinkable & actually made a freaking EA Star Wars game an actual game with no bullshit! THEY FINALLY BREAK THE CURSE!! Overall, I freaking love this game. Hands down one of the best Star Wars game in a LOOOONG time and a well deserved spiritual successor to the Jedi Knight games. I give this game ther rating of " so awesome that you can't wait for the sequel", with a badass seal of approval. And oh yeah, there is definitely going to be a sequel. The game ends on a possible sequel bait, and seeing how damn good the game & story is, I am all in for what's coming next. Please EA, Respawn needs to make a sequel to this game. Let them do it & don't put your stupid money grubbing bullshit into it. Do what you do now & give them the chance to make more of this kind of game, because I would LOVE more of it! More force powers so we can get the full Jedi Academy powers of chaos, more bosses, much less bugs and more BD-1 can make the next game absolutely legendary. I cannot wait to see what's next!
  19. Unfortunately Bioware died when they made Anthem, especially after a couple of the key people left. I am NOT looking forward to anything they will make onwards, but if EA actually sees the error of their ways after how awesome Fallen Order is & let Bioware be who they were when they are good, then hope is still alive for this dev. Let's just hope for the best, but for now let's be cautious.
  20. That is perhaps one of the best intro of the entire show. XD
  21. Fun fact: there was a game while back by Capcom called Dark Void. That game is essentially Anthem, but surprisingly much2 better. Also if you don't mind, can I.......... maybe have Colonial Marines? I have never played the game, but I want to see how bad it is. XD Here's my personal suggestion though. If you want a much sweeter revenge, I suggest giving him this game: This was made by the same people who made the Rambo rail shooter, and believe it or not, Rambo is actually a much better game than this borefest. Also the latest Terminator game they did is.... actually ok!
  22. 129) Jedi Fallen Order Platform: PC Beating this game just make me want to see how the sequel will be. So much potential for more greatness, and for Star Wars games right now, this is what this series needed! Especially after I'm hearing things that the upcoming Star Wars movie had people from its screening walk away from the film because it was bad........ Let's just hope the actual film will be good & the one the test screening saw was just a misdirection. 130) Shenmue 3 Platform: PC 18 years people waited for the next game of this series, and we got........ a complete waste of time filler episode of a tv series....... URRRRRRRGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Now I understand that this game is intentionally made as a direct continuation of 2 & it plays like it's a Dreamcast game, because this game is pretty much like the old Shenmue in its exploration, npcs interaction & intentional bland voice acting. But what I don't understand is WHY, OH WHY does this game have to make things so painfully annoying to play???? First off, Ryo is still a dumbass when talking to people. His way of talking to people still consist of awkward sentences that no normal human should ever utter. Here's an example of 1 out of 1000+ npc interaction: Ryo: Hi there sir/madam Citizen: Oh hi there sonny, have a seat & order your food/ play lucky hit, it's the best game in town! Ryo: I'm looking for someone. (show photo of someone). Have you seen this person? Citizen: Who on earth is this person? Ryo: Anything you can tell me about this person? Citizen: I haven't the slightest clue who this person is Ryo: I see. Ok, the person already have no idea who the guy in the picture is, SO WHY DO YOU ASK THEM AGAIN??? Not only are you going to see this dialogue for 80% of the game, but the worst part is that you can't fast forward the dialogue. You have to sit through it every single time & the ones that you can skip are only if you have spoken to the npcs the first time. Which makes the game longer than it has any right to be. Next up is the combat. Oh boy oh boy, what have they done with it. Gone is the fun Virtua Fighter combat & in are this.... awkward as hell grindfest button pressing. Here's how the moves work: you have these scrolls that you collect with you throughout the game which have individual moves. You have 5 moves that you can input into your move slot so you can use it during battle, or so you can use it in sparring & press that move over and over and over again like in this video until you fully level up the move & replace it with other scrolls. Why do you need to do this? Because that's how you can level your attack power up, and you HAVE to do this to progress through the game or else you're screwed. Now imagine doing this thing 100+ times. It will get on your nerve at somepoint. As long as you have the scrolls, you can do the moves by putting the right button input, but it's such a damn shame that it's no longer like the old Virtual Fighter combat with the movelist that you do by doing different directions & even mixing them to do throws. Instead here you pretty much have to do press stuff like "press X SQUARE SQUARE" to make the moves come out. And another thing, THERE ARE NO THROWS! But Ryo had been learning those moves in 1 & 2! WHERE ARE THEY??? Other than sparring, you also have to do 3 training to level your HP. One is by doing one inch punch, then this thing And then a rooster strafe training once you get far into the game & unlock it. If you think doing these things 100+ times to level yourself up so you can progress through this game's combat sounds fun, which it can be when you maxed everything out, then congratulations! You at least have fun! Until you go numb & just do it on instinct. The actual battle in the game is actually really easy if you manage to continuously grind yourself. The enemies you face will whoop your ass if you're under-leveled, but they will all become a cakewalk once you level up. It's really too bad that combat in the game is really freaking awkward to play due to how stiff it is. When you get your moves from the scrolls, some of the moves you do have a STUPIDLY long cooldown that makes you freeze for 2 seconds, and the enemies WILL whoop your ass during this time if you're not careful, and especially when you are underleveled. So the best strategy in the game to get through combat is to simply just do those training until you overpowered everyone in the game, WHICH ISN'T FUN AT ALL! How about the side activities you may ask? They're mostly unfortunately not that much fun. Gone are the Sega arcade games because well, this game isn't published by Sega anymore, although oddly enough there's Sega placements all over the place. They are instead replaced with minigames that are pretty basic, like whack a mole, a driving game & a parody of Virtua Fighter They're not as much fun as After Burner & Space Harrier....... Those lucky hit games are all over the place though, and they are STILL annoying as hell to play because the damn ball just does whatever it wants, but they're the best way to win you easy money in the game so you have to do it if you don't want to spend 5 hours doing wood chopping part time jobs or fishing. Here's my trick to doing this game. Just save your game before you start, and pick the one board with the highest multiplier like this one. After you win big, save it again, and then load if you lose too much. And then do it over and over again until you get as much credit as you want. Then you go to the prize exchange store & exchange them with gems, and there you go. Easy money. DOES THIS SOUND LIKE FUN? BECAUSE IT'S MAKING ME CRAZY! THOSE BALLS HAVE MINDS OF THEIR OWN! AHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! To top it ALL off, the game's plot. OH MY GOD, IT IS SOOOOO BAAAAAADDDD. I have never seen a game that just answers so little, and then leaving you with more questions. The first 10+ hours or so, you mostly spend it looking for Shenhua's father & figuring out why stonemasons in this little village got attacked. Then you find these 3 punks that attacked the stonemasons, and you have to fight them 3 times. All because even though you actually beat 3 of these guys twice, the game makes you lose anyway. Because apparently, Ryo doesn't know how to beat the biggest guy in the group after he does a WWE style clothesline on him. This move basically So after 2 times of getting his ass kicked with this move, he FINALLY learned the move that will beat it after paying for a 2000 yuan alcohol & catching chickens for 3 in game days from a town drunk, which thankfully I can get much of those money after playing lucky hit over and over. It's this move .................... are you freaking kidding me? So ALL those cool martial arts moves you learn from Shenmue 1 & 2 are completely forgotten??? What about this??? Or this??? The stupidest thing is this elbow move is actually one of your moves in the game, SO WHY DOESN'T RYO USE IT AGAINST THE THUG?? IT MAKES NO SENSE!!! ARRRGHHHHHH!! Then after you FINALLY beat that big guy thug, you move on to the next city. Now there are pretty cool stuff here that you do like calling old friends through a phone in the hotel you stay in after you buy the international phone cards. Man I remember buying these things before Whatsup was a thing. Funny enough, these phone conversations are one of the only time Ryo actually speaks like a normal human in this entire game. This city is also where you do the usual long Shenmue QTE sequences you usually do which are fun, albeit annoying because the prompts come out too fast. Then for whatever reason, the same thing that happened with the 3 thugs before happened again in this city. You find a gang, beat them up, but the game still whoops your ass twice because you haven't learned ANOTHER BODY CHECK WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS BULLSHIT??? Ren joins you in the second fight and he got his ass whooped, so what's the point of him helping you??? Then to top it all off, after 30+ hours of grinding & talking to npcs without being able to skip dialogues the first time, the game ends ON ANOTHER CLIFFHANGER!! TO BE CONTINUED IN SHENMUE 4!! This new villain comes out of nowhere to take the series over for some reason, AND WE STILL DON'T KNOW WHY THE HELL ARE THE MIRRORS SO IMPORTANT IN THE FIRST PLACE!! ARE YOU FUCKING SHITTING ME??? AFTER ALL OF THAT BULLSHIT??? Alright, so after some closer inspection, the new villain had been foreshadowed since after Shenmue 2 in promotional materials. It's still out of left field by how completely out of nowhere this villain just shows up, and it not until the next game where we find out more. Bottom line, if you want to see how this series continues, wait until when the series is finally over. Skip this game COMPLETELY. It is by far the weakest of the 3 Shenmue games & it's all just completely unimportant filler episode, or one of those movies that long running animes always do to capitalize on their success. Wow, what a freaking letdown. But at least I have a couple of fun, unlike the initial No Man's Sky that sucks my soul dry after playing it. 131) Audiosurf 2 Platform: PC The first game was simple, fun and have infinite replayability. This second game tries to add more modes, but the rough graphics & awkward new mechanics somehow made this less fun to play. Better to play the first game all over again & play other different infinite possibility music game than buy this, unless you never played the first Audiosurf before.
  23. Yep, I saw the tweet about this game on Tuesday. Joe even gets in on the reaction. This is as close as we can get to 3 atm. And the good thing is we get to play as Alyx in singleplayer, even though I don't have a VR so I'm not going to play this game...... Is it just me, or does G Man look something out of Team Fortress 2's short film? Then again, they're using the improved Source 2 engine for this game so that's to be expected.
  24. They did this every year & unfortunately, it hasn't changed. Which is weird since every year the award gets better and better with their announcements & awards, so you'd think that they will eventually realize "hang on, I think we should give games on December a chance at the award". Though to be fair, December's lineup this year are pretty much dead. Some indie games here and there, but they're not likely to be hidden gems of the year.
  25. I am really happy that I was right about this game when I saw it at E3, that this is going to finally be a good Star Wars game after years of mediocrity for this series. Reviewers for this game have all agreed that this is a really damn good Star Wars game, and they say this game is Star Wars Dark Souls with Uncharted mixed in, so I was excited to play this game for myself. I just got Jedi Fallen Order for my birthday & played 5 hours of it. I am a bit worried that maybe the reviewers are overhyping this game a bit because it tends to happen in the past with Star Wars Battlefront. And people, this game is not good................... IT'S FUCKING AMAZING!!! FINALLY, WE GOT THE NEXT BEST STAR WARS GAME AFTER 14 FUCKING YEARS!!! OH MY GOD I AM SO HAPPY THAT THIS MOMENT IS FINALLY HERE!!! BRAVO RESPAWN, YOU FINALLY DID IT!!! This game isn't just a copy of Force Unleashed, or just Star Wars Dark Souls. Oh hell no, those reviewers are just scratching the surface. This game is this decade's long awaited spiritual successor to Jedi Knight Jedi Academy. WOW, I can't believe I just said that. Jedi Knight Outcast & Jedi Academy are both one of the best Star Wars games that I have ever played. So much fun to just use your force power & actually have great intense lightsaber duels with other Siths, ahem I mean Reborns in those games. Jedi Fallen Order is pretty much what happens when you mix Jedi Knight Jedi Academy with Sekiro, Tomb Raider 2013 & Prince of Persia. You get to travel on planets with SO MANY collectibles, actually solving puzzles with your force powers, doing platforming that requires fun jumps to do, and all of that mixed with EXCELLENT combat which is pretty much like Sekiro, but replace ninja tools with force power and your sword with a lightsaber & make it like Jedi Academy with all the chaos that you can bring upon when fighting multiple enemies at once, as well as customizing your lightsaber with many different unlockable parts, with both single saber & unlockable double lightsaber at your disposal. Here's an example of the MANY fights with the cool & challenging Purge Troopers you will encounter throughout the game. The story is also really good, and surprisingly funny. And best of all, IT'S SINGLEPLAYER, WITH NO MULTIPLAYER MICROTRANSACTION BULLSHIT! The right thing to do is just have Respawn do their thing without EA's involvement, and the next best Star Wars game is instantly born. Why the fuck didn't EA do this sooner?? If it's not clear enough already, this game is the Star Wars game we had been waiting for. It makes Force Unleashed look so freaking lame by comparison. 5 hours in & I barely scratched the surface with this game. I can't wait to spend 20+ hours collecting every single collectible, fighting various epic bosses which means the lightsaber duels I have been longing for so long, and I will do it all over again once I finished the game on the hardest difficulty.