** Betting is CLOSED - all winnings have been paid out by trunkswd **

 

OpenCritic Prediction - Ori and the Will of the Wisps

50 or Less 0 $0.00 0.00%
 
51 - 55 0 $0.00 0.00%
 
56 - 60 0 $0.00 0.00%
 
61 - 65 0 $0.00 0.00%
 
66 - 70 0 $0.00 0.00%
 
71 - 75 0 $0.00 0.00%
 
76 - 80 0 $0.00 0.00%
 
81 - 85 0 $0.00 0.00%
 
86 - 90 5 $969.00 35.71%
 
91 or Over 9 $2,621.72 64.29%
 
 
Totals: 14 $3,590.72  
Game closed: 03/08/2020

Hawt.

Also yeah, Minecraft Dungeons will be big, it's Minecraft.



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Hype! Lol.



IGN's Poll for Which New Xbox Game Studio are you most excited to see a game from? Has Obsidian winning with 41.9% of the votes so far, followed by Ninja Theory at 23.9%, Playground Games at 14.9%, The Initiative at 11.6%, Undead Labs at 4.5%, InXile at 1.7% and Compulsion Games at 1.5%.

Compared to our poll from the last Empire thread.

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Anyone thinking about changing their rankings? I'm growing more convinced that InXile is going to be a dark horse into next gen and surprise a lot of people, my rankings would remain mostly the same but I'm growing some excitement over the thought of The Initiative working on Perfect Dark since I want a Cyberpunk title from Xbox.

My Ranking of Excitement.

  1. Obsidian
  2. Playground Games
  3. The Initiative
  4. InXile
  5. Ninja Theory
  6. Undead Labs
  7. Compulsion Games
  8. World's Edge.


1. The Initiative
2 Obsidian
3. Playground games
4. UndeadLabs (AAA mmo zombie games sounds amazing if done well)
5. Ninja Theory
6. InXile
7. Compulsion Games
8. World's Edge



coolbeans said:
Ryuu96 said:

I can't believe Obduction is finally arriving on Xbox One.  It's like one of those underappreciated 'deluxe-indies' in the vein of The Talos Principle finally sidling over to the Xbox Store.

Talking about old as fuck games that have never been on Xbox consoles:

https://www.trueachievements.com/game/Machinarium/achievements

10 years late to the party.



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Ryuu96 said:

IGN's Poll for Which New Xbox Game Studio are you most excited to see a game from? Has Obsidian winning with 41.9% of the votes so far, followed by Ninja Theory at 23.9%, Playground Games at 14.9%, The Initiative at 11.6%, Undead Labs at 4.5%, InXile at 1.7% and Compulsion Games at 1.5%.

Compared to our poll from the last Empire thread.

Anyone thinking about changing their rankings? I'm growing more convinced that InXile is going to be a dark horse into next gen and surprise a lot of people, my rankings would remain mostly the same but I'm growing some excitement over the thought of The Initiative working on Perfect Dark since I want a Cyberpunk title from Xbox.

My Ranking of Excitement.

  1. Obsidian
  2. Playground Games
  3. The Initiative
  4. InXile
  5. Ninja Theory
  6. Undead Labs
  7. Compulsion Games
  8. World's Edge.

My ranking:

1. Playground Games- The thought of possibly getting both FH5 Japan and a Fable reboot from them easily puts them at number 1 for me.

2. Obsidian- A sequel to The Outer Worlds and the rumored Skyrim like AAA 3D Pillars of Eternity both sound great, MS having their own 1st party Elder Scrolls like and Fallout like is amazing for me as I love Bethesda’s games.

3. The Initiative- The hope that they’re working on a story driven 3rd person action-adventure reboot of Perfect Dark puts them high on my list. Though it does worry me that Phil keeps saying they are doing something very different, I hope that doesn’t mean that is some non-traditional game.

4. inXile- I wasn’t very hyped for inXile when they were first acquired because they mainly make AA 2D isometric RPG’s that don’t interest me, but as soon as they started talking about making a AAA 3D RPG my interest level shot up.

5. World’s Edge- I was a big AoE fan once upon a time, especially AoE2. I have high hopes that Worlds Edge will be able to return the franchise to it’s former glory.

6. Double Fine- It’s a little hard for me to get hyped for Double Fine just yet since unlike many of the other studios we have no idea what they are working on other than Psychonauts 2. My hopes for them are Costume Quest 3 and Brutal Legend 2, but I fear we won’t get either anytime soon.

7. Ninja Theory- It’s a little hard for me to get excited for them because I’m not a big Hellblade fan, and because their other projects are horror games and I don’t usually play horror games, I watch let’s plays of them on YouTube instead. Bleeding Edge is great and I’m definitely excited to see future content for it, but I fear the game will die without receiving much DLC sadly.

8. Compulsion- I see a lot of potential here, We Happy Few had promise but was overambitious for their team size and budget at the time, which caused them to rush the game out before it was ready, and to rely on repetitive content to pad out the game. But with MS budget they have expanded some and I hope that with the increased budget and team size that they will be able to meet the high AA scope of their next project. They could become Microsoft’s very own first party version of Irrational Games, making Bioshock like games.

9. Undead Labs- Hard for me to get excited about them since we pretty much know that they are doing State of Decay 3. Zombies games aren’t really my cup of tea.

Last edited by shikamaru317 - on 04 April 2020

Xbox Game Pass made me (mainly) buy an Xbox One X. I also really enjoyed playing Halo and Gears splitscreen. Forza Horizon 4 was one of the few racing games I really loved playing, so much fun. I still really want to play Cuphead, but I'm waiting for it to come to Game Pass.

Last edited by Anonymous1796 - on 04 April 2020

Done with A Plague Tale: Innocence. I'll keep it short as most of you have completed it before I did.

Fantastic game. Only thing I would criticize is the depth of gameplay. The "abilities" (or ammunition) you get don't really change the game much. It would've worked better if the game was shorter but as it's pretty long they should've come up with something else (which they kinda did at the very very end).

Still, it's a must play if you have Game Pass.

9/10



Anonymous1796 said:

Xbox Game Pass made me (mainly) buy an Xbox One X. I also really enjoyed playing Halo and Gears splitscreen. Forza Horizon 4 was one of the few racing games I really loved playing, so much fun. I still really want to play Cuphead, but I'm waiting for it to come to Game Pass.

Is this your first Xbox console? 

Either way, welcome to the thread.



Xbox I ordered is no longer arriving today, but is coming in on Tuesday.



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