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Ryuu96 said:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQFmpakz9Yo

The game keeps looking better and better. I normally wouldn't have any interest in this type of game. But the graphics almost look real. 



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Everything looks good and there are no broken images. Here’s to a new year and gen 🍻. Good job Ryuu and OTB, hopefully Phil puts lots of Teraflops on our next machines.



trunkswd said:
Ryuu96 said:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQFmpakz9Yo

The game keeps looking better and better. I normally wouldn't have any interest in this type of game. But the graphics almost look real. 

Same here but those graphics are amazing, it's making me just want to casually fly around Earth, whatever they're using needs to be converted to Forza Horizon somehow, mostly in regards to the weather but I bet it would help Playground a lot when mapping out countries they base Horizon on.



Ryuu96 said:
trunkswd said:

The game keeps looking better and better. I normally wouldn't have any interest in this type of game. But the graphics almost look real. 

Same here but those graphics are amazing, it's making me just want to casually fly around Earth, whatever they're using needs to be converted to Forza Horizon somehow, mostly in regards to the weather but I bet it would help Playground a lot when mapping out countries they base Horizon on.

I'd also be all for them creating an arcade racing game using whatever they are using for this. Could be a way for them to create their own Mario Kart style game, but make it different enough with the addition planes. 



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@Poll

  1. Halo Infinite
  2. Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  3. Hellblade II
  4. Gears Tactics
  5. Wasteland 3
  6. Everwild
  7. Minecraft Dungeons
  8. Grounded
  9. Psychonauts 2
  10. Age of Empires IV
  11. Flight Simulator
  12. Tell Me Why
  13. Bleeding Edge
  14. Battletoads

I'm ignoring remasters.

Last edited by Ryuu96 - on 01 January 2020

I hope we'll see a Gears of War 2 Ultimate Edition next gen.



I voted.



Xbox Empire Game of the Year 2019 Results

Category Top Pick Runner-Up
Best Shooter  Tie (Borderlands 3 and Gears 5)  Apex Legends
Best Action/Action-Adventure  Crackdown 3  Control
Best RPG  The Outer Worlds  Kingdom Hearts 3
Best Platformer  Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night  Tie (Indivisible and Trials Rising)
Best Fighter  Dead or Alive 6  Jump Force
Best Horror  Resident Evil 2 Remake  Tie (World War Z and Blair Witch)
Best Sports/Racing  Tie (Team Sonic Racing, Crash Team Racing, Madden 20, F1 2019, and Wreckfest)  Tie (Trials Rising and FIFA 20)
Best Soundtrack  Kingdom Hearts 3  Tie (Control, River City Girls, Devil May Cry 5, and Bloodstained)
Best Art Design  Kingdom Hearts 3  Tie (River City Girls and Control)
Best Graphics  Gears 5  Metro Exodus
Best Male Performance  Matthew Porretta as Dr. Casper Darling in Control  Tie (Terry Crews as Issiah Jaxon in Crackdown 3, Barry Sloane as Captain Price in CoD MW, John DiMaggio as Marcus Fenix in Gears 5)
Best Female Performance  Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz in Gears 5  Tie (Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden in Control, Ashly Burch as Parvati in The Outer Worlds)
Best Moment/Sequence in a Video Game The Ashtray Maze in Control Tie (Theater in Gears 5, Sekiro Final Boss, Xehanort Boss in KH3, and Going Dark Mission in CoD)
Best Singleplayer  The Outer Worlds  Gears 5
Best Multiplayer  Apex Legends  Tie (Gears 5 and Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville)
Best Story  The Outer Worlds  Tie (Gears 5 and Control)
Best Games With Gold Release List  Celeste  Tie (SW Battlefront 2 2005, Forza Motorsport 6, and Tembo the Badass Elephant)
Best Backwards Compatibility Release List  Star Ocean: The Last Hope  Tie (King of Fighter XIII and Crackdown 2)
Best Indie  Untitled Goose Game  Tie (Blair Witch, Afterparty, Guacamelee 2, and Blazing Chrome)
Best Xbox Console Exclusive  Tie (Gears 5 and Crackdown 3)  Natsuki Chronicles
Overall Xbox Game of the Year  The Outer Worlds  Gears 5
Most Anticipated 2020 Multiplat  Cyberpunk 2077  Doom Eternal
Most Anticipated 2020 Xbox Console Exclusive  Halo Infinite  Ori and the Will of the Wisps

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Yeah, Outer Worlds was my GOTY actually. I didn't even vote... Only played a few 2019 released games this year.

I have bought Jedi Fallen order now though, I just have to actually play it. After I finished Gears.