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  1. RuneX liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in MK11 launch trailer: FUCKING BRILLIANT   
    The previous trailers are pretty good, if a bit awkward with the song choices. But this? Best trailer of them all. That MK theme remix is Godlike. I want this game so badly! 
     
    Shame that Cyrax & Sektor will be the same case as Rain Baraka in MKX in that they can't be played unless through a mod. But THIS TRAILER IS FUCKING HYPE!
  2. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by Bartordermen in Joker trailer. This.... is gonna be a fucked up film.   
    Didn't even know this one is coming out! Had chills running all over my body while watching this, thank you for the info! <3 Looks to be a wonderful act.
  3. Bartordermen liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Joker trailer. This.... is gonna be a fucked up film.   
    It's those shit kids' fault. They're responsible for the Joker being created. Lesson here: be nice. If not, you will create a monster that unleashes his retribution to you & the world.
     
    Joe already made a reaction of this
     
    Can't wait to see this film. This trailer's tone is perfect for a Joker origin story before shit hits the fan. We get to see young Bruce & looks like Bruce's dad is going to be a corrupt businessman and who the Joker will ruin/ kill, causing Bruce to become Batman. Pretty interesting take on the lore there, but I want to see how this goes since looks like this will either be a new alternate universe unrelated to the DCU films before, or it's the same universe all along and Joaquin is the first incarnation of Joker before Jared Leto becomes his successor or something. Hope this film turns out to be awesome!
     
  4. Bartordermen liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order trailer   
    It's pretty damn sad when "it's a singleplayer game with no microtransaction" is actually the best thing that happened to EA. That's the bare minimum of singleplayer games since the dawn of time! XD
  5. Tmacster1 liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Wondering?   
    Wow.... that is one beefed up PC. You can pretty much play ANY game on max graphics settings with that!
     
    You’ll be fine playing games with that beast for many2 years.
  6. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by Lazilot in Awesome obscure game music & hidden well known game music thread.   
    I know it's not technically an official soundtrack but I've been playing this mod for AOE2 set around the time of the Viking Expansion and there's a custom music pack that replaces all of the in-game music with well...
     
     
    Which is great because If I'm being honest the original AOE2 Soundtrack never gets this epic.
     
  7. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by Bartordermen in DMC 5 review. It's official. 2019 has the best early months release for games EVER   
    awesome freakin review, intense, stylish, well-written, informative, excellent job friend!
  8. PlasticFrogCG liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Would you buy a $25 self-published book?   
    Congrats on making a second book! I know someone who made books like this one:

    I was given this and 2 other books she made as a package for a job consultation course she offered. I read the book & because of it, I got a job after struggling a lot with finding one. Then I helped her out with her events + bookselling, so I know how hard it is to sell books that's just made. The price is the same as yours, $25 USD, or $35AUD, and she does sell these books after lectures in events she did. The key is good marketing + showing what your book has to offer so people will want to buy it. Then word of mouth will settle the rest, though it's harder nowadays since everyone wants to read stuff in digital form + audiobooks.
  9. Exilecute liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in It's time to put a stop! (HEX: SHARDS OF FATE) Kick-starter DISASTER!   
    Thankfully as I have searched just now, this company's rep has been shattered to pieces. That QST thing you mentioned only got $30,585 out of $600,000 in September 2017. And judging by the chart of funding, they got most of that in the first 2 days of their Kickstarter, probably out of their own pocket to fool people into thinking that people actually pledge for this thing, and then the rest just plummets to oblivion, most definitely by the fact that people realized who these company actually were so they let people know about it.

    Even if they create a new Kickstarter, people will know "oh, aren't these those assholes that rip us off with their previous game?" and blacklist them anyway, so we don't have to do anything. They're going to fall by themselves.
     
  10. PlasticFrogCG liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in I will go to LA. Any good attractions there besides Disney Land?   
    Oh, that show that Matthew Mercer hosts!
     
    Nah, too nerdy for me. Love the voice actors, but I'll let them do their business. I'm not so much a super fan that I would go ask for their autograph.
     
    Besides, meeting all the famous FGC players in my Dragonball tournament + Disney Land is already a great adventure. 
  11. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by PlasticFrogCG in How is everyone? ...I got a kitten!   
    The shelter called him L'Chaim, which is a Hebrew toast meaning "To Life". I thought it was cool, so I kept it. But we also call him "Stubs" because they had to dock his tail due to an infection. Of course, like EVERY other cat I've owned, he's been reduced to being called "kitty" or "puss cat". The dog is Maggie.


  12. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by Lazilot in Awesome obscure game music & hidden well known game music thread.   
    I'm appalled that I haven't posted this before considering it's one of my favourite games, it's incredibly obscure (Hell there wasn't even an english version of the second chapter until 2015 ffs 2015 ON A PSP!) and the music that accompanies you on your journey throughout it is easily the strongest and most touching part.
    And that theme...
    I swear, when I heard it play at the end of the first chapter, after being put through what is possibly the saddest ending of all time I literally shed tears and rarely does a game ever garner that much emotion from me, so that's some seriously high praise coming from me.
     
  13. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by DestinyDecade in My Top 15 Best Games of 2018   
    My Top 15 Best Games of 2018
    If you thought that 2017 was a great year for gaming, think again. 2018 has blown it out of the water and there’s a reason why. What better way to celebrate this year than by looking back at what I consider to be the best of the best. This will not be an easy list and remember that my list is an opinionated one. So let’s get underway with a list that’s good. So let’s get to the cream of the crop, the pedal to the metal. These are my Top 15 Best Games of 2018.
    Before I begin, here are some rules.
    Rule #1: Straight-up ports or compilations to newer consoles will not be included. If they were, I would pretty much have half of the list devoted to them. There will be a few exceptions.
    Rule #2: This list focuses on games that I’ve played and put time towards. So yes, expect the list to be not to your liking.
    Rule #3: If you feel a game you like isn’t on your list, feel free to provide your own.
    Now that we’ve got them out of the way, let us begin.
    Number #15: Octopath Traveler (Nintendo Switch)
    Kicking off the list is an RPG that has a simple premise yet works. It centers on 8 different characters, each having a story of their own to tell. What makes it so good is how players go about it. The game is a love-letter to old school RPGs, offering up something exciting while challenging you. Everything about it is great whether it be the gameplay, music, presentation, voice acting, etc. Plus with the fact that you can customize your party however you like adds replay value. Don’t take my word for it, even though I still need to beat it. Get this. Octopath is an RPG that deserves all the love it can get. Who will you choose to start your journey?
    Number #14: The Alliance Alive (Nintendo 3DS)
    In 2018, the 3DS continues to get support from companies like Atlus. This game is no exception. The Alliance Alive centers on a group of characters that must work together to free their world from creatures called Daemons. What makes this game stand out is the battle and leveling system. Battles take place on a 3x5 grid where your group can be in different formations offering unique and interesting strategies. Not only that but towers also help provide advantages in battle. Leveling is similar to games like the original FF2 with its nurture vs. nature mechanic. Not only that but the cast can wield whatever weapons they can use offering a lot of variety and strategy. It’s a very underrated game that deserves more appreciation. Give it a chance. You won’t regret it.
    Number #13: Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (PlayStation 4, PC)
    If there’s one thing I will say regarding 2018 is that this year is home to RPGs and this list is going to have plenty of these. It had been seven years since the last Ni no Kuni game and people wonder what happened. Well we didn’t have to wait that long, as Namco Bandai would give us a sequel, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. Taking place hundreds of years after the events of the first game, Ni no Kuni II centers on Evan Tildrum and Roland Crane. Together the two must gather allies and save the world while dealing with those that threaten it including a sinister evil. It’s an RPG that I should have put more time towards. Plus its story is a journey for everyone involved. Thankfully the game did sell well enough that we’re getting DLC in the form of new campaigns and exclusive gear. Hopefully these guys can add more and let’s face it. The game is fun, the battle system is interesting and the building mechanics for the kingdom is interesting. It deserves your time and money.
    Number #12: Hollow Knight (Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
    This is the one exception that is on this list and for a very good reason. Though it came out last year on Steam, the fact that Hollow Knight had come to consoles, especially the Nintendo Switch is more than enough to convince me to give it a shot. This game is part-Metroidvania/part-Dark Souls. It’s a game that I can’t put down and yet it offers so much more. Its atmosphere is dark, creepy and enticing. There’s a lot to do in the game. The challenge is there and will push you to your limits but when it’s all said and done, you will feel satisfied knowing that you made the impossible possible. It’s a reason why I put over 20 hours and there is so much more to do. The fact we get the final expansion Gods and Glory is meant to end it out on a high note and it did. Hollow Knight is an amazing game and if you haven’t bought it, you should. My review I did should be proof enough.
    Number #11: Mega Man 11 (Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, Xbox One)
    We waited 8 years for a new Mega Man game and then Capcom decided to enter its dork phase and cancel anything relating to the blue bomber left and right either out of spite or stupidity. We would reach Mega Man’s 30th anniversary and Capcom announced a brand new Mega Man game in the form of Mega Man 11. Its plot has Mega Man stopping Dr. Wily once more as he uses a strange machine to capture eight new Robot Masters and use them in his goal for conquest. Mega Man is still as fun as you remember except he has a new trick: the Double Gear system. It can be used to either slow down time or power up his attacks. My only complaint with the game is that it’s not a long game. It’s still fun but I only wish that Capcom can consider adding DLC down the line such as Proto Man and Bass. That would help add more to the game. At least it’s not at full price because if it was, that’d be another story.
    Number #10: Soulcalibur VI (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)
    Never thought Namco Bandai would ever go back to this series, especially after Soulcalibur V. This is a game that’s going to make or break the series… thankfully it helps give the series new life. Soulcalibur VI serves not only as a reboot of the series but also a celebration of the franchise. It goes back to its roots meaning the game’s fast paced and really fun. With a roster of 21 characters and additional characters incoming such as 2B, it’s a game I feel that breathes new life to the series. In addition the game also has a really good story mode where you create a character and travel on a journey in the Soulcalibur world. That’s amazing. A game like this deserves all the love it can get. I don’t want the Soulcalibur series to die.
    Number #9: Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee & Let’s Go, Pikachu (Nintendo Switch)
    There’s going to be somebody here that will complain at me wondering why it’s so low on my list. To be fair, this game is a bit divisive but honestly, this is a spin off and it’s meant to hold us over until Game Freak actually releases Generation 8. Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee takes us back to Kanto where it all began except in a very different way. The difference between that the game incorporates elements from Pokemon Go. That’s not necessarily a bad thing since it’s only done to make the game a bit easier. It’s accessible for people new to the franchise while bringing something that has us old-school veterans feeling nostalgic. Let’s only hope that when Gen 8 does come, its gameplay should be like every other main line in the series. Don’t screw it up guys.
    Number #8: Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country (Nintendo Switch)
    A DLC making this list?! You don’t say but thing is, this is no ordinary DLC we’re talking about. Monolith Soft surprised us with something that could almost be a full game if it wants. Torna ~ The Golden Country is set hundreds of years before the events of the main game. It focuses on a pair named Jin and Lora who travel the continent of Torna. Meeting new and familiar companions, their story details how Torna had fallen and how it all leads up to Xenoblade 2. This feels like a full game and it does. It offers a lot of customization for the cast, quests to complete and plenty to do. I am amazed that they were able to pull it off and it’s another that I recommend you should get on the Nintendo Switch. Heck it’s available as a separate game so there’s that.
    Number #7: Dragon Ball FighterZ (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)
    When it was announced, everyone was excited for it especially when Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite turned out to be a dud. Dragon Ball FighterZ is pretty much Marvel vs. Capcom 2/3 but it incorporates characters from Dragon Ball Z. The result is absolute beauty. Dragon Ball FighterZ is the definition of an amazing fighting game. 3-on-3 action that’s intense, addicting and satisfying. We even have a story mode that’s split into three acts, each just as good as the next. It felt like a breath of fresh air and even the roster has everyone you ever want and then some… almost. Though the game is real fun and it has its moments, I only hope that the tournament scene doesn’t get screwed over… hopefully. Yeah. DBFZ is great. It really is. Also Android 21 is best waifu. Don’t @ me.
    Number #6: Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (PlayStation 4)
    2018 should also be the Year of Kiryu. Why? Well, because in addition to a fantastic remake of the 2nd Yakuza game, we also get one that serves as a fitting yet emotional finale to his tale. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life has a simple theme: “How far would you go for family?” For Kiryu, it’s more than you realize as he’s on a journey to save those that matter to him while uncovering a secret that could rock the fate of Japan. It’s Kiryu’s tale and it feels so strong and emotional. Not only that but Yakuza 6 is awesome in terms of gameplay and content. The Dragon Engine allows the game to run amazingly at 60fps. Not only that but there is much for Kiryu to do and so much more. This may be the final tale for Kiryu but not the end of the series. With the announcement of a spin-off titled Judgment coming this year, it’s flame will not die out. It deserves the #6 spot and it’s a bit fitting too.
    Number #5: Spyro Reignited Trilogy (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
    After the success of the Crash N. Sane Trilogy, Activision figured that if one franchise found new life, why not do the same to another. The result is the Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Activision and Toys for Bob delivered a trilogy that was remade from the ground up and treated with love and respect. We know all about the struggles of the game’s development & that Activision did the right thing by delaying the game. For all the negatives the company has done, they did at least something right. As for the game itself, the game is completely redone. It looks amazing, plays amazing and is just so good. It made me now be a fan of Spyro and I feel that the praise will convince Activision to give the franchise another shot. Let’s hope it does. It’s why Spyro Reignited deserves to be in the Top 5.
    Number #4: Monster Hunter World (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)
    Where do I even start with a game like this? Monster Hunter World is just incredible. A game that is not only accessible for newcomers but also offers something veterans can enjoy. The best of both worlds and it’s great. A game like this is more fun when you have friends along. You can play it solo if you want. Plus the fact that it continues to add more content in a way that can get people back in is just stunning. This is how you get people coming back to your games. With the announcement of it’s first expansion, Icebound coming this year, what better time to get into this game is now. Did I forget to mention that it looks great with a great amount of accessibility? Yep. Monster Hunter World is the franchise at its highest point and it’ll only continue to get higher.
    Number #3: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo Switch)
    If I wanted to, it would be #1 but it’s not and there’s a very good reason for it. Sakurai and Nintendo should be praised to high heaven. No one ever thought that there would be a system seller the way Mario Odyssey and Breath of the Wild were. Well look no further than this: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It’s the game where EVERYONE IS HERE! Yep. Every character from Smash 64 all the way to Smash 3DS/Wii U have made their return along with the arrival of many new characters such as Ridley, K. Rool and Simon Belmont. The game is fun, simply fun whether online or off. Not only that but the game’s Adventure Mode, World of Light will take you quite a long time to do. I can’t do it justice. This is truly a game Switch owners MUST HAVE! Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the magnum opus of the franchise. Immediate recommendation and if I wanted to, this would be #1. But it isn’t and like I said, for good reason.
    Number #2: Spider-Man (PlayStation 4)
    After years of the Spider-Man license being dragged through the mud courtesy of Activision & Beenox, Insomniac comes in and delivers a game that gives the webhead justice. Marvel’s Spider-Man is a blessing. It’s not a movie-licensed game but it is one of the best Spider-Man games ever. The gameplay is amazing. It has a lot to do in terms of content such as side quests, challenges, bases and it goes on and on. It’s story is real good. They skip the origin story and give us an older Peter Parker who has to deal with the Daemons and I really don’t want to spoil the rest. The DLC, while nice could be better but it shouldn’t dissuade anyone from enjoying this. I hope that they get the opportunity to do the sequel. They set the bar for Spider-Man and I hope with the sequel, it’s set even higher. Oh and if this doesn’t convince you to get a PlayStation 4 and play this, the next will.
    Number #1: God of War (PlayStation 4)
    Here’s the thing. My brother got me this as a birthday gift and I swear, the sooner I started playing it, I was hooked. God of War for PlayStation 4… I have no words to express my real feelings on this. This game along with Spider-Man and many others are pretty much a big, fat, FU to Electronic Arts & any others that say, “single player games are dead and that online & live services are the future”. Future my ass! The fact that it’s a PS4 exclusive says a lot. Sony killed it this year. They really did.
    God of War is simply incredible. Everything about the game is awesome. The story is well done and crafted. Combat is real good and the customization for both Kratos and Atreus is real good. Speaking of which, Kratos and Atreus are two characters that share a bond and you see it grow throughout the game. It’s so good that it makes you cry when it’s all over. When a game like this makes me cry, you know it’s a game worth your time. I’m not kidding. As I said already, if Spider-Man isn’t the reason why you should get a PS4, this definitely will. You will not be disappointed. That’s a guarantee.
    Honorable Mentions
    Not every game that was good is on this list. Therefore I will provide some honorable mentions, games that are real good along with my reasons why.
    Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
    I’ve heard a lot of good things about the game and I was able to give it a shot. I liked it but I truthfully should have put more time into it. It deserves an honorable mention because you should give it a chance. It’s a Dragon Quest game made for the current generation of gaming. My issue is with Square-Enix behind the scenes. They didn’t bring the 3DS version overseas, the Switch version is delayed to 2019 & they even have the gall to say that they won’t release any more Dragon Quest games westward if the game doesn’t meet expectations. How petty & pathetic. Should this stop you from trying DQ XI? No.
    Hitman 2
    Another game I got my hands on but never got around to playing, so much so that I also got the Definitive Edition of Hitman 2016. iO Interactive had their work cut out for them when developing this. Square-Enix pulling out and de-investing them didn’t help. Thankfully they stuck to their guns and gave us a game that is just as addicting as the original. They continue to add more content in the form of elusive targets & they’re bringing back the missions from Hitman 2016 but revised and improved. It’s truly good. All of this may want me to give it a shot. You should too.
    Kirby Star Allies
    When I first played & reviewed the game, it was all right but it lacked in some ways. Almost a year ago, the game feels now complete. I want it on the list but I always review games based on as they are. Thankfully the game has a lot of additional content in the form of new modes, allies, the works. It now feels complete and I commend the people at HAL for devoting their time to this game. I love it. All of this may want me to go back. The game is more fun if you have friends and it shows.
    Mario Tennis Aces
    We haven’t had a proper Mario Tennis game in a while and the Wii U version was a major dud. Camelot Software Planning had their work cut out for them. At least with this game, it fixed many of the problems the Wii U game had. Although I still feel Mario Tennis Aces could have been a lot more. Though they added new characters and modes, I feel it’s not enough. The Adventure Mode was okay. Now I only wish Camelot Software can maybe give us a brand new Golden Sun game. It’s been too long.
    Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology
    Another 3DS game I should have put more time into and I feel bad because if there’s any company that deserves praise for their commitment to Nintendo’s handheld, it should be Atlus. This game is an updated port of the original DS game but with a lot of updated bells and whistles such as visuals and music. It also has a new sub-plot where you explore alternate timelines and what happens there can unlock new stuff in the main timeline. It’s awesome and a game like this really should get you interested. I mean it. Why do you think I wish I could put time into it huh?
    Red Dead Redemption 2
    There’s going to be somebody here saying that Red Dead Redemption 2 should be on the list. Look… I know. This game broke sales records. It defied expectations and then some. The game is incredible. Rockstar has a reputation for delivering amazing single-player experiences. RDR2 is no exception and I should have at least put some time into it. I didn’t and I regret it. My only issue is the multiplayer and I feel it’s going to be the same way they did it with what they did to GTAV. I’m worried since GTAV suffered due to online making them more money. That is my only worry. I will enjoy RDR2, just not the online though.
    Starlink: Battle for Atlas
    Originally, it was going to be on this list but after much consideration, I changed my mind. Starlink has some good ideas. The game is like No Man’s Sky but with ships, ship combat and a lot of battles. If you plan on getting any version of it, get the Switch version. The Switch version is a recommended because you get an exclusive character and ship, Fox McCloud and the Arwing. Not only that but an exclusive campaign regarding the Star Fox team. It’s good. My issue with it is the DLC. Unless you got the $80 digital deluxe edition, expect to spend a lot of money to get everything. Plus the toys-to-life stuff while good is a bit problematic. That’s what turned me off but its Ubisoft so what else is new. Give it a chance if you can.
    Valkyria Chronicles 4
    A game I got for Christmas and one I should put time towards. I never thought we would get another Valkyria game after that awful Valkyria Revolution. I was worried but SEGA surprised us with a game that takes us back to what it should be. It’s well done. It has characters that you will like and the gameplay is back to how it was in the original Valkyria Chronicles. Expect to spend a lot of time towards a game like this and yes, there is additional content as DLC. So yeah, you are getting more for your money’s worth and then some.
    Yakuza Kiwami 2
    Yakuza Kiwami was a major hit and then SEGA announces that they are remaking the second. But it isn’t just any remake. They just went the deep end with this, implementing the Dragon Engine used for Yakuza 6 in this game. The story is awesome, the combat is refined and there’s so much to do it would take you hours. I kid you not. Not only that but this game also has a side-story centering on the Mad Dog of Shimano himself, Goro Majima. It’s not long but it does add more to the overall plot of the game. With the Judgment spin-off coming next year and hopefully HD remakes of Yakuza 3-5, the franchise is going strong. Very strong.
    And that’s my list in a nutshell. If you feel there’s a game you like that came out this year that should be on here, feel free to tell me. I look forward to hearing from all of you.
  14. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by RuneX in Games Beaten By the AJSA (2019)   
    Game: Hitman 2 [2018]
    Platform: Xbox One
    I've been a fan of the Hitman series since 'Codename 47' on the PC in the early 2000s. I've played them all, following the story and antics of Agent 47 closely. I regard Silent Assassin, Contracts, and Blood Money to be three of the best games in the series. 
    Hitman 2 is a fun and interesting game, plenty of freedom and opportunities to go about playing your missions. The story throws hints to past games and characters as well which is a nice touch for long-time players. This is my first game of 2019 that I've beat and I hope to showcase more completed games in this thread as the year goes on.
  15. RuneX liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Top 10 best games of 2018 time! Happy new year everyone!   
    Happy new year from Australia! And you know what time it is: Top 10 best games of 2018 list time! 
     
    This year has been...... pretty basic compared to previous years. In 2017 there are so many surprisingly great games that I don't even think can be that damn good, like Evil Within 2, Prey, Nier fucking Automata, Gravity Rush 2 and Hollow Knight.
     
    2018 on the other hand has all the games that are expected to be good, actually being good. Which is awesome! But a shame that there's not that many surprise unexpected heavy hitters. The Fall 2 & Vampyr were awesome, Remothered was pretty good, if confusing to follow, also Celeste and Obra Dinn which I heard so many good things about and will play when I can, but I want more! I like being surprised with stealthy heavy hitters!
     
    Here's my top 10 best games of 2018:
     
    10) The Fall 2 part 2: Unbound
    What do you get if you take the Fall, and make it so much bigger with more gameplay variety? You get this game. Bigger story, more characters, and more fluid gameplay which doesn't restrict your movement like before. And come on, how can you not love a game with One Finger Death Punch sections in it??

    9) Detroid Become Human
    This is David Cage's best game since Indigo Prophecy. Not only is this game SO much better than Beyond Two Souls + Heavy Rain, it manages to allow for dozens and dozens of different outcomes in your choices which heavily affects the ending of the game for every character in the story. It's such a shame that we don't actually get the answer of are the androids in this game gaining sentience because of a glitch in their system, some brain uploading shenanigans or they actually have spirits of dead people reincarnating in them, but it's still a really fun time regardless.

    8) Assassin's Creed Odyssey

    Ubisoft did it. They make Assassin's Creed Origins bigger & more like Witcher 3. Which is awesome! I played the crap out of this game, completing almost all the quests until I got the true ending. I never do that to any Assassin's Creed games before because they all bored me with their one note gameplay, but this game is varied enough that I want to see through to the end of the journey. It's too bad about the microtransactions and the very grind heavy journey to get to the true end, but it's still a great fun ride.
     
    7) Vampyr

    Hard to believe that this game is made by the people behind Life is Strange. They're actually capable of making a solid RPG with concequences that actually is reflected to the world you're in. And they make being a vampire awesome. Bravo dev! Unfortunate though that there's not much to the NPCs in this game besides you either sucking their blood or let them be with their various dark secrets. I want it so that some of these NPCs like the criminals can be punished by another means besides sucking their blood, but ah well, what's done is done.
     
    6) Hokuto Ga Gotoku/ Fist of the Northstar Lost Paradise

    It's Fist of the Northstar meets Ryu Ga Gotoku. The best combination ever. Where else can you see Kenshiro blowing people to gory bits like he did in the anime, while also watching him do this:
    This is just the beginning of a new line of Hokuto Ga Gotoku games, and I can't freaking wait for the sequel. 
     
    5) Spiderman PS4

    A great restart to Spiderman with the potential of other Marvel superheroes to join in and have their own games. Great story & characters to accompany it as well, and it's the best Spiderman story in any media ever. The end still makes me tear up a bit every time I look back at it.
     
    The reason why this is number 5 on my list is simple: The combat is quite simplistic & doesn't have as much movelist like Web of Shadows, which I replayed after playing this game and feel has a much better and funner combat. Also there's too much easter eggs from other Marvel characters, and we don't see them. Looking at you Avengers, Daredevil and Black Panther, who should have come and help Spiderman during the last few acts of the game but decided not to ARRGHH WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE???
     
    4) Judge Eyes

    The other new spinoff series of Ryu Ga Gotoku / Yakuza besides Hokuto Ga Gotoku, and it's just as awesome as usual, especially since this game's plot is now about a murder mistery which keeps you guessing till the very end, and it has Phoenix Wright style courtroom sections! And this hype as fuck intro!
    What's not to love?
     
    3) Dragonball Fighter Z

    Oh my God this game. Best Dragonball game ever, and I'm still playing it till this day, improving myself bit by bit and vowing to be even better. This game introduces me to the amazing fighting game community in Australia, giving me the experience to play at a pro level tournament and it allows me to go face to face against the top FGC players that came all the way from Japan and USA. I thank this game so much from the bottom of my heart for the memories it gave me. Good news is it's still young and growing, and I can't wait for the future of this game. Not to mention I will attend the final world tour tournament in 26 January in Los Angeles, and I'm still training hard for that time. Wait for me LA, because I'm comin for you!
     
    2) Red Dead Redemption 2 & God of War PS4


    2 games that are definitely GOTY candidates, each expertly crafted and are both amazing games. I like God of War because it actually makes Kratos not a cunt, and of course because of the potential for future sequels that I am so so looking forward to seeing. Red Dead Redemption 2 has all those really damn good random npc encounters that makes every quests you do fun and new every single time, as well as the excellent story, which is such a shame when you pretty much know that this game is just a prequel to the first Red Dead Redemption, and because of that you know that no matter how happy the plot ends, it will be undone because of the first game. I want the first game to be non-canon now so I can continue the story in a completely different direction.
     
    But these are not my number 1 GOTY of 2018. There can be only 1 game that fills that spot:
     
    1) Fate Grand Order

    Yes. Like I said in another thread, this magnificent culmination of all the time I spent in this game has finally arrived in 20 December when the game's final chapter of part 1 has been released. And the feeling of joy, sadness & awesomeness I felt after playing the final chapter makes my journey playing this game from when it's released in english in 2017 till now absolutely worth it. So worth it in fact that it's why this is my favorite game of 2018. And the best part: I don't pay a single real life money! 
     
    Now that part 1 is finally over, it's time to wait for the english translation of part 2, and the Fate Babylonia anime!
     
     
    Like usual, share your top 10 GOTY if you so choose, and let's all hope for a great 2019 in gaming. January's already looking hype as fuck with Resident Evil 2 remake and Kingdom Hearts 3 which I WANT TO PLAY REALLY BADLY ARGHHH GIVE THESE GAMES TO ME NOW!!!!!!!
  16. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by FakeAvus in Beyond Good and Evil 2   
    Wow this game is like GTA but in the whole STAR SYSTEM!!
    New gameplay trailer
     
    dev video
    older dev video
     
    Please take your time and don't be Fallout 76
  17. PlasticFrogCG liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in My PAX Australia 2018 2 days experience. Much more awesome than last year!   
    Actually there's a global event coming up in December 15 - 16 called Couch Warriors Crossup.
    https://www.couchwarriors.org/category/couchwarriors-crossup/
     
    It's a big worldwide Dragonball FighterZ tournament which I will take part in, which also has other fighting game tournaments to join in. Buut since it's coming soon, I'm guessing you don't have the time for it, and it's probably not your kind of event if you don't play fighting games. Australia always waits for newcomers, so feel free to come any time you want.  
  18. Lazilot liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Fallout 76 Angry Review   
    Good thing I don't bother with this game cause I know it's just online Fallout 4. But I didn't expect this game to be worse than Elder Scrolls Online and Sea of Thieves. Holy shit what a FUCKING DISASTER! These many bugs?? This lazy of a content?? This is pretty much No Man's Piece of Crap, or Metal Gear Boring Zombie Fest, only it's by Bethesda. That's like if the MCU actually made Fantastic Four 2015 instead of Fox! 
     
    On the bright side, I laugh hard at this review. And Doom Eternal + Rage 2 will be even better than this crap. Maybe the teams are busy making those games and decided to give Fallout 76 to interns. Which is just fucking sad but it's the most logical explanation for this whole shit. People definitely should get a refund for this game, which unfortunately Bethesda didn't approve of. Dick move there.
  19. Legolas_Katarn liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Holy shit. GOTY 2018 confirmed: Judge's Eyes   
    No, GOTY for 2018 is not God of War, Spiderman PS4 or Red Dead Redemption 2. THIS IS:
    The spinoff of the Yakuza series is looking magnificent. These are 80% new heat action for this game, and only 20% from previous Yakuza. And that's not counting potential new heat moves, duo heat moves and the fuckload of minigames + detective investigations to do! Coming December 13 in Asian countries, and I will pre order this game. It'll be in chinese and I won't understand a thing BUT I DON'T CARE! I can actually get the first chapter of this game now, but I have to buy PS Plus for that which I don't want to do. I WANT THE FULL GAME NOW!!!!
  20. Lazilot liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Awesome obscure game music & hidden well known game music thread.   
    I recently completed the first game after 1 year of not playing it. Glad I finally finished that game. 
     
    Good news is the fans of the game made an english patch right here
     
     
     
    This next song is from one of the best Metroidvania games to ever feature a Luchadore, Guacamelee 2. Recenly released in August & no one besides me and a few others talked about it. WHY? THIS GAME IS AWESOME!
     
     
    And this one is from the, MUAH, byoutiful surprise release that was Deltarune. Aka Undertale 2, or 0 I don't know. But what I do know is the music is still fucking phenomeally good!
    Unfortunately this is only chapter 1 and the full game is not out until an undetermined time. ARRGHHH!!!! I WANT THE FULL VERSION NOW!!
  21. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by Lazilot in Awesome obscure game music & hidden well known game music thread.   
    What's more obscure than that PSP exclusive sequel to Valkyria Chronicles that so few people in America played it basically killed the series over here and WE'LL NEVER SEE AN OFFICIAL ENGLISH RELEASE OF VALKYRIA CHRONICLES III BECAUSE OF IT!? *Ahem*... but seriously I do love this game and it's music. Hitoshi Sakimoto is a fucking god!
     
     
  22. Cyborg-Rox liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Telltale experienced massive layoffs. Oh no......   
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/21/17888162/telltale-games-layoffs-the-walking-dead
     
    And because of that, the upcoming Wolf Among Us season 2 and Stranger Things are unfortunately cancelled. Then again, it's to be expected. After the awesome Tales from the Borderlands, they've been releasing licensed games that has mixed reviews like Batman, Walking Dead Season 3, Guardians of the Galaxy and Minecraft Story mode, and these games quite frankly I don't give a crap about because I know that these are just another Walking Dead with a face lift where your choices doesn't matter in the long run. Where's Monkey Island? Sam and Max? Puzzle Agent?? Actual game titles not based on licensed TV shows/ Movies/ Minecraft with puzzles?_? The unfortunate thing is Wolf Among Us & Walking Dead Season 4 are going to be a sure hit, but unfortunately we won't see Bigby, Snow White and the other guys we like from the first season after this. 
     
    My condolences for all the employees that got laid off. I wish they will go to greener pastures. As for Walking Dead Season 4, I hope it will end in a satisfying way.
  23. Kaz32 liked a post in a topic by Shagger in My second major Fighting Game tournament, and that moment in the internet when you become a living meme......   
    Congratulations. TL;DR I'm forced to admit, but it's great to see you doing well and enjoying it. Be sure to keep us informed and I think I speak for the whole of the AJSA when I say we're rooting for you. Well done, mate. 
  24. Crazycrab liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in My second major Fighting Game tournament, and that moment in the internet when you become a living meme......   
    So I've been playing a lot of Dragonball FighterZ till now. After my last major tournament BAM10 which I put here

    I've been going to small monthly tournaments in Melbourne which goes every third Saturday of the month. I've placed 3rd, 5th & 2nd in the last 3 monthly tournaments, and it's not until I used Discord that I finally realized that I am actually a meme.  Everyone in the Australian DBFZ FGC called me either "Agent Numbers", "Agent Chaos" or "Agent Salt" because my play style makes people throw off their game plan and salty afterwards. Apparently from what I heard, I "play this game so dumb, but somehow I keep on winning." LOL, man, that's the most interesting description I have ever heard. And I assure everyone in Discord that the salt was unintentional so I apologized for those that got salty.  
     
    And just yesterday, I entered the next big fighting game tournament in Melbourne named Melbourne Esports Open.

    Lots of people actually came to this place to play Fortnite. When I tried to enter the arena to get to my Dragonball FighterZ tournament, everyone's like "hey, where's the Fornite arena?" Damn, that game took off like crazy! PUBG is left in the dust now!
     
    I was unable to enter the tournament arena until 11 am, and I was in the place from 9 am, so I went "Game On" section of the building where I get to play and see upcoming games.
     
    Like the Ori sequel

     
    Spiderman PS4 which I instantly pre ordered because it's $10 off normal price if I buy it there, and the game is as I expected, pretty much an even better Amazing Spiderman

     
    Starlink which has Fox as a playable character, which makes this game better than the Star Fox Wii U

    Ace Combat 7 which is a trip back to the past because it plays very much like the old Ace Combat games

     
    And Soul Calibur 6 with the full roster revealed. Which has Raphael and Cervantes that doesn't have their own character trailer yet. So yay! I get to know it first!

     
    After playing around with these games, I finally entered my Dragonball FighterZ tournament, while hanging out with my mates that I know from BAM10 & the monthly tournaments. Like I said in BAM10, these are nice guys. But I'm especially surprised by one of the participants named RaptR who's also there.
     
    RaptR is actually a really famous Dragonball youtuber who uses Hit 
     
    I played a lot of matches with him online with my battle name "Determinationftw", until I beat him often that he dodged me. Then I went to his Twitch Stream and say sorry for making him mad at me, and he's like "oh sorry man, it's my fault for being salty." And we're all good. Until I beat him in his stream and he went salty again.  
     
    He had no idea that I am actually Determinationftw, so when I met him in person I just play with him like normal without saying who I am. When he was about to leave the event though, I finally told him who I am online, and he's like "WHAT?? HOLY SHIT!!" then we're all good. It was the funniest thing.
     
    So my first couple of matches went pretty swimmingly. I beat 2 other players, one who actually beat me in one of the monthly tournaments. Then I realized that the next opponent that I have to go up against is Baxter. 
     
    AKA the number 1 Dragonball FighterZ player in Australia & the BAM10 champion. You bet your ass I am scared for my life when I found that out.
     
    How did the match go? Well......... there's no youtube video of it yet, but there is a twitch stream you can watch. My match starts at min 54
    https://www.twitch.tv/videos/304390387##
    I have no idea how I even pulled that off. Like....... that match forced me to just go fucking nuts. WITH TEEN GOHAN, AKA one of the WORST character to do a solo! It was so intense that everyone went crazy, from the Twitch stream chat, to the commentators and to the other players watching our match! Especially Sketch, the guy that beat me at BAM10 and eliminated me from the tournament. Holy shit what a match.
     
    Then after that, I finished 3rd place! Not bad. First at BAM10 I somehow finished rank 13th, now at this event I moved up.

     
    All in all, what an amazing time I had. Now I'm more motivated to do better at the next monthly tournaments! And I guess Baxter has experienced the Agent Salt meme.  
     
    My hat is off the the 1st place winner though. His name is Zed, also from Melbourne and we went to the same monthly hangouts. He also beat Baxter, and it is a well deserved victory! Not only that, but before this, he won a ticket to any of the Dragonball FighterZ worldwide tournament from fighting other Australian players online on PS4 last Tuesday, which means you'll definitely see him soon in the other tournaments, and maybe see him beat GO1 and SonicFox. He is a force to be reckoned with I tell ya, watch out for him!
  25. ProfessorGodLike liked a post in a topic by Kaz32 in Awesome obscure game music & hidden well known game music thread.   
    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!