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    < curl-6 I may be a Nintendo fan, but Xbox 360 is one of my favourite consoles
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    < curl-6 updated his status:

    I may be a Nintendo fan, but Xbox 360 is one of my favourite consoles

    I might have ended last gen playing ps3 primarily but damn straight, 360 was a phenomenal console.

    2 days ago

    Why? What's special about it for you?

    2 days ago

    I cant comment on why Curl thinks that but for me, It was my first entry into online gaming and long story short, i made a bunch friends that ill never forget and had fun in COD4/GTA4 multiplayer that iv never topped.

    2 days ago

    It just had a huge number of games I loved; Gears 1-3, Halo 4/Reach, Bioshock 1 and Infinite, Dead Space, Vanquish, etc.

    2 days ago

    < curl-6 updated his status:

    Replaying the original Dead Space; it's still magnificent, holds up beautifully even 8 years later

    I need to get these for my X360. Other than Gears of War and a few other games I really wanted to play these.

    on 05 August 2016

    Would definitely recommend it. Also worth playing on 360 if you haven't already are Alan Wake, Halo 4/Reach, Bioshock 1/Infinite, Vanquish, and Forza 3/4/Horizon

    on 05 August 2016

    Nothing like playing as a technician nerd who's actually capable of fending off an entirely hostile alien entity.
    That was one of EA's hallmark games before they went creatively bankrupt.

    on 05 August 2016

    Yeah, the trajectory of the Dead Space series itself is kind of a tragic parallel of EA's descent into horribleness in my opinion; the first was great, the second less so as they tried to compete with the likes of COD by making it more action-oriented, while the third was ruined by a microtransaction economy

    on 05 August 2016

    I'll take the Dead Space trilogy over most things EA pull out these days, though. But yeah, it's actually an accurate simile of the evolution (descend into madness?) of their philosophy.

    on 05 August 2016

    It's a fucking brilliant game, one of the biggest surprises of the last gen and still looks gorgeous imo.

    on 08 August 2016

    Totally agree.

    on 08 August 2016

    Love Dead Space! Really wish the studio has stuck with the silent faceless protagonist and the slow-burn survival horror.

    on 09 August 2016

    Yeah I'm not fond of 2 or 3, but the original is one of my favourite games of last gen

    on 10 August 2016

    So I'm not the only one that loves the first one but feels a bit meh about the 2nd? I thought I was a weirdo. The 2nd is a very good game that improves some things from the first however it never hooked me as much as the first, not even close, and I wonder why.

    on 10 August 2016

    You're in good company :-)

    I adore the first game but was disappointed in the second. In Dead Space, Isaac was part Samus Aran, part Gordon Freeman. He was a silent everyman, who used his technical and mechanical skills to survive in a hostile environment.

    In the second game Isaac was more of a badass space marine. For me, that sapped the game of its soul.

    on 10 August 2016

    I never got the chance to play it till a couple nights ago. Absolutely amazing game. Probably going to buy Dead Space 2 as well.

    3 days ago

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    I don't really think GTA V is a bad game, mind you. But I don't consider ditching such a big AAA, heavily-marketized and widely loved game in favor of some much more niche, unnaccessible game to be that rare either. Both games are pretty much two different experiences altogether, and just like it happens with other media, both aim to capture a different public. There are several things that one offer, which the other lacks. And viceversa. Having favored one over the other doesn't really have to do anything with the quality, but rather, the content itself. What most people fail to acknowledge is that sometimes, one simply prefer something to other, more popular product, just because you actually prefer it. No reason needed. Not a hipster reflex, not a deviated taste. I'm positive every single game out there has the potential to become someone's favored (or favourite) game.



    I generally point out Final Fantasy 8 to be my favourite game of the franchise, and one of my favourite games altogether. Detractors (or people who really didn't like it that much) are quick to point me out its flaws -flaws I actually acknowledge-, but it doesn't matter if the game were to be an objectively piece of trash because I'd still like it regardless. Not because of being different, but because I do. For all its problems I always find something to love in it.



    Fatal Frame 5 is just the same case. I'd prefer it over GTA V, because, I do. It also helps the fact that I do love some japanese horror, it features some unique atmosphere that can't be grasped in any other genre.

    < curl-6 updated his status:

    Am I the only one who really loves Splatoon's campaign?

    Nope, I do to. People just forget about it because the multiplayer is so insanely fun that eclipses it. Everybody agrees on how amazing the final boss is though, that is hard to eclipse.

    on 25 July 2016

    Of course not. It was very fun, but a tad bit short.

    on 27 July 2016

    Yeah, I do wish it was longer, but I thoroughly enjoyed it while it lasted. DJ Octavio is still some of the most fun I've had in a boss fight, ever

    on 27 July 2016

    Yeah, it was a very fun final boss. He made me smile a bit with the things he said.

    on 27 July 2016

    I'm gonna remix your face and turn you into a radio edit you slimy little hipster.

    on 27 July 2016

    Man, I played him last night, and I just couldn't help but have this ridiculous grin on my face the whole time. Then the squid sisters music comes on at the end and I'm bopping up and down in my seat like a 4 year old haha. Pure awesome.

    on 27 July 2016

    The campaign was like a 7, that final boss however is one of Nintendo's best.
    After the success of the game I have such high hopes now for Spla2n

    on 28 July 2016

    < curl-6 updated his status:

    Replaying Halo Reach. Awesome game. Still some of the best enemy AI I've seen.

    Yes! That AI is awesome. Some of the best I've encountered.

    on 11 July 2016

    Enjoy! :D halo is amazing.

    on 18 July 2016

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