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Rockstar just released their own game launcher, comes with a free copy of GTA:San Andreas.

in Gaming Discussion on 17 September 2019

*sigh* So I'll have to download and use a dedicated launcher for a single series, which gets a new release every 5+ years. Nice. Slow clap for Rockstar. ...

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in Gaming Discussion on 17 September 2019

OK interesting, so your experiment suggests that melee against enemies you've no reason to worry about, magic against tougher enemies (which does seem too strong since it's strong early on and is also scaling well based on your testing), and then melee when you run out of mana is the most effective way to approach things. But that there's not much utility for the ranged weapons afterall. On the...

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The Nintendo Switch Lite Launches This Week - Will You be Buying One?

in Gaming Discussion on 16 September 2019

This week's front page poll. The Nintendo Switch Lite launches on the 26th. How many of you are getting one?...

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in Gaming Discussion on 16 September 2019

Hiku said: Machina said: Not sure I like the option of viable primary ranged weapons and such strong magical ranged attacks. I suspect going the ranged route may prove fatal when it comes to later bosses. It makes regular mobs a breeze to work through, but it means you get lazy and don't practice and get proficient at melee combat, so if you eventually have to take on a boss using...

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in Gaming Discussion on 15 September 2019

Mixed feelings from me. May get it when it's on sale. Not likely to get day one.I enjoyed the Souls-like aspect of collecting resources to use on upgrading your character - the risk-reward inherent in staying out longer in order to advance further - but it wasn't as challenging as Bloodborne, which to-date is the Soulslike I think most nails the difficulty of being tough but not impossible....

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Death Stranding Walkthrough Vol 2: Safe House and Kojima antics - 30 Minutes

in Sony Discussion on 12 September 2019

Wish the subtitles were better ("crowded car" xD), or that it gets an English voiceover at some point. Coming from a sceptic: this is the best it's looked so far and there's actually a lot I like in there visually and in terms of the game world. The pacing is going to put off a lot of people (it's not quite a 'walking simulator', more like a 'delivery man simulator' in a post-apocalyptic...

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What Do You Think to VGChartz Posting Box Office Charts?

in Website Topics on 12 September 2019

super_etecoon said: I hate to post it here...since it is off topic. But if you want to be relevant in videogames or movies or whatever, you must fix the mobile site. It is imperitive. Most people just aren't using PCs or laptops for their online experience. Agree that this is a priority. Not sure if this is something @TalonMan can do when he returns though. If he can't then that...

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Research on first and favorite Final Fantasy Game

in Gaming Discussion on 10 September 2019

FF III is the first and only one I've played. I didn't enjoy it, so I've still yet to play any of the others. ...

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The Dreamcast turns 20

in Gaming Discussion on 09 September 2019

Thanks for the reminder xD ...

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Dreamcast is 20! Favourite of the Dreamcast's Best-Selling Games?

in Gaming Discussion on 09 September 2019

Today's poll was going to be something different but I just happened across this @SammyGiireal thread reminding everyone that the Dreamcast is 20 years old today - http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread.php?id=240914 So I'll run the poll I was going to do next week and we'll run a Dreamcast related one instead this week.  Have excluded Japanese-only titles for the purposes of this poll....

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Heads or Tails?

in General Discussion on 08 September 2019

Fittingly close. I've always picked Tails myself, and not because of the video game character.Back to proper polls tomo :) ...

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Alternate History: What happens to gaming if the internet never existed?

in Gaming Discussion on 07 September 2019

Shadow1980 said: I think the lack of an internet would have only impacted things regarding market share in the current generation, and I think it would have benefited MS. Much of the XBO's woes early in the generation stemmed from poor reception from the gaming public, namely the heavy focus on multimedia applications in the announcement conference and, more importantly, the initial...

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Alternate History: What happens to gaming if the internet never existed?

in Gaming Discussion on 06 September 2019

Interesting idea.Agree with all of the conclusion except this - "The overall market share of the Big Three in the console space would probably not be too dissimilar in Gens 6 & 7, but would probably be different in the current generation without the online-fueled factors that came into play prior to the launches of the PS4 & XBO in 2013". Gen 6 I agree, but Gen 7 would probably have been...

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Most Wanted October Voting Thread

in Gaming Discussion on 04 September 2019

1. Cyberpunk 2077 (PC)2. Homeworld 3 (PC)3. GRID (PS4)4. Last of Us Part II (PS4)5. Ghost of Tsushima (PS4) ...

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Most Wanted September Results

in Gaming Discussion on 04 September 2019

Thanks for the hard work as always axum! ...

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Heads or Tails?

in General Discussion on 02 September 2019

I'm on holiday and I don't have my list of upcoming polls to hand, so this is your front page poll this week. Enjoy :)...

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(Diarychartz) Just diagnosed with a tumor

in General Discussion on 31 August 2019

That really sucks. Best of luck with the operation, hope it turns out to be benign. ...

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Best snow/ice/winter levels

in Gaming Discussion on 28 August 2019

God of War's crunchy snow is pretty damn satisfying to walk through and marvel at. Horizon Zero Dawn's Frozen Wilds expansion is the best part of the game imo. It's got a similar level of detail to God of War's, although not quite as good. But the atmosphere as a whole is stronger and there's great use of colour. ...

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Predict Pokémon Sword/Shield's End of 2019 Shipment Total

in Sales Discussion on 26 August 2019

This week's front-page poll. The first quarterly Nintendo report after Sword & Shield release is cover up to the end of 2019. How many units of the game do you think Nintendo will ship by then? Over 16 Million15-16 Million14-15 Million13-14 Million12-13 Million11-12 Million10-11 Million9-10 Million8-9 MillionLess Than 8 Million ...

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Bluepoint Director teases "Legend of Dragoon Remaster"

in Sony Discussion on 24 August 2019

I was going to say someone's a bit late for the thread given it's all he ever talks about, but maybe he's just in shock. ...

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