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3946  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: I'd like some recommendation on: January 13, 2012, 04:25:15 PM
Hey! Someone of my same age. Welcome! :)

If you have access to a PS3 try Demon's Souls if you haven't already. Is hard to get into it at first but is pretty challenging and has some nice moments.

and this since it is long, and has good music/story

Ah Nier. Never got around to buy it, and I've never saw another copy of the game in stores after a few months it was released. Though, isn't the game depressing or something? I'm kinda tired of sad stories in games lately but if it is as great as you guys said it is since last year or so, then, I should give it a try. No?
3947  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Worst Final Fantasy game (No online games) on: January 11, 2012, 06:37:21 PM
^I think that's why I liked FFVIII when I first played it. I like how it looks but when it starts to show you what really is, everything just goes to hell.

But, there is a lot of people (crazy people?) that loves the story and cast of FFVIII. To each his own I guess.

Oh well. I always liked IX, some parts of VII and X, enjoyed X-2 (yeah I know) and got alienated with VIII and XIII. I have tried to play the older games but... I can't do it. FFV seems (for the little I played) very fun but never cared all that much to play it. And no, I can't get into IV and VI.

VI seems to take his sweet time before getting to the good part and IV I've heard is a hard game but I never cared for it just like FFV, and the same goes for the NES/Famicom games. Played the first Final Fantasy on a emulator a bit and hated it, read a bunch of times how bad the second game was I never touched it, and all of what I've read of FFIII is that is a very tedious games.

So in a nutshell for me Final Fantasy is a pretty weird series that got big between FFIII or IV, and is not afraid to make changes to the formula even if that means messing with something that people liked about the other games in the series. Also, the music of every game is very enjoyable and depending who you ask is the best thing that comes out from every new game (though you can say that for a lot of RPGs).
3948  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: The Merged Final Fantasy XIII-2 Thread on: January 11, 2012, 06:01:22 PM
They really shouldn't put a map, it breaks the immersion and the whole part of "exploring" seems kinda pointless.
3949  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Asura's Wrath on: January 11, 2012, 05:57:11 PM
Didn't want to do a thread about this but I would like to know your impressions about the demo and maybe if anyone buys the game talking about that too.

So the demo, I have to say that I am very disappointed by the excesive amount of QTEs but the part where you fight (if rather simple) is not bad. There is potential and this is afterall just the demo, but still, very disappointing so far.
3950  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan's Games of the Year 2011 Thread on: January 10, 2012, 04:22:15 PM
Do all the people who laud the greatness of Dark and Demons Souls actually play through the whole thing?

I'm pretty sure I have finished Demon's Souls a bit more than 10 times or so and Dark Souls between 6 and 7 times now.

These games can last as long as you want by exploring, experimenting, helping other players online or whatever you wanna do really. These are one of the few games that I like wandering around just to see if I find something new.

To be honest, I just get a feeling of bandwagon jumping with these games. Were "supposed" to like them because their hardcore, and only the elite can beat them. From a non-difficulty standpoint they sound pretty awesome to me. I just wish they had a "you suck at games" setting for guys like me. Or would that defeat the point?

There is no such thing as bandwagon. Sure, at the beginning is very intriguing seeing so much people loving a game as "cruel" as this but like it was mentioned before if you stick with it and really get into it then you are gonna be surprised by how much you enjoy the game.

Though, I find it interesting how some people have said that they like the ideas behind both games but not the execution.
3951  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Dark Souls on: January 10, 2012, 03:27:13 PM

Always remember, Darkwraiths are assholes.
3952  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Iran Gives Death Sentence to Amir Mirzaei Hekmati on: January 09, 2012, 11:47:11 PM
from GiantBomb: American game designer sentenced to death in Iran for alleged espionage

What a way to start the new year.
3953  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Dark Souls on: January 09, 2012, 11:22:01 PM
It really creeps me out the amount of crazy people playing this game when it came out finding stuff like the Ash Lake, or how to get all the loot in the Great Hollow or even finding the secret wall on Sen's Fortress to get a Titanite Chunk.

Hell, getting all the sorceries is pretty damn tricky (and a bit annoying).
3954  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Megaman X! On iOS. on: January 09, 2012, 11:12:29 PM
Since this has turned into a Capcom bash-a-thon, I might as well point out that I think Asura's Wrath looks really good.  What I played of it at PAX was super fun.  Isn't there supposed to be a demo out soon?

Yes it does look like a pretty cool game, and I really don't want to see more videos of it for fear of spoilers.

Though for what understand Capcom is just publishing that game.
3955  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Sonic Generations on: January 09, 2012, 12:21:57 AM
@Eusis: Well, if Dimps made it that means is at least decent.
3956  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The NEW Game Journal on: January 09, 2012, 12:10:55 AM
Got killed by a Japanese player in Dark Souls when I invade him, got literally raped strong and fast by his Lightning Katana. After that I went to see his trophies and he had three trophies for Final Fantasy XIII-2.

They look so pretty and shiny. :3
3957  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Sonic Generations on: January 09, 2012, 12:00:29 AM
Wasn't 3DS version made for the same guys who did some of the Sonic games for the GBA? Can't remember. But my point is that there is people saying that is pretty good.

Other than that, I have no idea.
3958  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Dark Souls on: January 08, 2012, 11:52:54 PM
*Be wary of spoilers*

Ash Lake might be only place in where you can get stuck without a route of escape if you don't have the Lordvessel, but I remember seeing a video in YouTube showing how to get out of there without it.

Also the only thing that you need to warp between places is to get the Lordvessel. Putting the Lordvessel can open or close the Darkwraith Covenant depending in how you do a quest that is really never explained to you until you defeat The Four Kings before giving the Lordvessel to Frampt to talk with Kaathe.

Or, something along those lines.
3959  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Random and Amazing Pictures, Please! on: January 08, 2012, 06:26:42 PM
^Dat... everything. :O
3960  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Megaman X! On iOS. on: January 08, 2012, 06:24:32 PM
DLC? For Mega Man X?

"Full Armor $1.99"

Jesus Christ Capcom, Jesus Christ.
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