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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7080 on: February 17, 2014, 03:40:11 PM »
I didn't mind how they linked the stories of XIII and XIII-2. It was basically like two separate seasons of a TV series. Each game presents it's own plot, but together they reveal a much larger plot that links the "incidents" of each game together.
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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7081 on: February 17, 2014, 03:50:11 PM »
Nah, I am talking about

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when you have to shout at Hope from the future to the past during the Proto Fal Cie Adam fight. I understand the logic behind it but it doesn't stop it being ridiculous.

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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7082 on: February 17, 2014, 07:28:03 PM »
Surprise, Inazuma Eleven dropped this past weekend for 3DS so I decided to blow some funds in my Nintendo eShop account on it.  I've dabbled a little bit, but so far the game's pretty fun.  

Anyone else playing Inazuma Eleven?
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« Reply #7083 on: February 17, 2014, 07:30:05 PM »
I just finished Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
A pretty simple game all the way to the end. Just how I like them nowadays.
The story was good, but definitely not a light-hearted happy tale. It goes dark, and stays there. I'm glad I played it, though.
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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7084 on: February 17, 2014, 09:37:39 PM »
Surprise, Inazuma Eleven dropped this past weekend for 3DS so I decided to blow some funds in my Nintendo eShop account on it.  I've dabbled a little bit, but so far the game's pretty fun. 

Anyone else playing Inazuma Eleven?

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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7085 on: February 18, 2014, 08:00:10 AM »
Surprise, Inazuma Eleven dropped this past weekend for 3DS so I decided to blow some funds in my Nintendo eShop account on it.  I've dabbled a little bit, but so far the game's pretty fun.  

Anyone else playing Inazuma Eleven?
I really like the Inazuma series. Plan on getting the third eventually. The games are really fun but can be kind of repetitive. My only issue with the first is that instead of allowing female players, they make extremely feminine guy characters and give them names that would make you think they are girls.


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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7086 on: February 18, 2014, 09:21:56 AM »
Surprise, Inazuma Eleven dropped this past weekend for 3DS so I decided to blow some funds in my Nintendo eShop account on it.  I've dabbled a little bit, but so far the game's pretty fun.  

Anyone else playing Inazuma Eleven?
I really like the Inazuma series. Plan on getting the third eventually. The games are really fun but can be kind of repetitive. My only issue with the first is that instead of allowing female players, they make extremely feminine guy characters and give them names that would make you think they are girls.



Did any Inazuma game allow for female players at all (outside of a token low tier all grrl team)? I ask because this is a Level 5 series we're talking about.
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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7087 on: February 18, 2014, 11:11:00 AM »
Alright, I finished Sora no Kiseki the 3rd. The final dungeon, final boss and ending were just perfect. It's now my favorite in the series.

(Also, the music is amazing.)

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« Reply #7088 on: February 18, 2014, 01:07:51 PM »
Alright, I finished Sora no Kiseki the 3rd. The final dungeon, final boss and ending were just perfect. It's now my favorite in the series.

(Also, the music is amazing.)
Of course the music is amazing! It's Falcom! :D
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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7089 on: February 18, 2014, 01:35:28 PM »
Now that I've actually managed to defeat the first major boss of Lightning Returns, there's a major relief on the difficulty level of the game. Everything finally opens up and there's more freedom to explore different areas and quests. Spending Day 3 mostly in Yusnaan, and really loving the atmosphere there. And as others have said, the tension the clock causes diminishes pretty quickly when you start to realize just how much time there actually is.
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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7090 on: February 18, 2014, 06:10:40 PM »
Rage quit Last of Us today, for what I thought was supposed to be a survival horror game there sure are a lot of fucking battles, and seriously WTF is with the insta-death from clcikers, so damn cheap
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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7091 on: February 18, 2014, 06:40:36 PM »
Rage quit Last of Us today, for what I thought was supposed to be a survival horror game there sure are a lot of fucking battles, and seriously WTF is with the insta-death from clcikers, so damn cheap

Try to lower the difficulty to easy, you can do that and also be sure to use molotovs and fire weapons to deal with the clickers.

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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7092 on: February 18, 2014, 07:07:10 PM »
Rage quit Last of Us today, for what I thought was supposed to be a survival horror game there sure are a lot of fucking battles, and seriously WTF is with the insta-death from clcikers, so damn cheap

Try to lower the difficulty to easy, you can do that and also be sure to use molotovs and fire weapons to deal with the clickers.

Definitely.  I don't find the game's upper difficulties worth it for how "intuitive" combat is.  You throw a bottle to get enemies to gather, then molotov their asses (on Easy you get more than enough supplies most of the time).

Clickers are tough, but they're blind and easy to stealth for the most part.

It IS worth it for the plot.  I have trouble with game plots these days because they don't have that "human factor" that the Last of Us has.
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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7093 on: February 18, 2014, 07:12:54 PM »
I found the clickers embarrassingly easy on normal, to be honest.  They were kind of a joke.  Sure they take a few hits, but they're so easy to stealth and so predictable it actually hurt the whole horror aspect of the game because there wasn't any tension..

Humans, on the other hand...there were a few points when I wanted to rage-quit when fighting humans...

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Re: The NEW Game Journal
« Reply #7094 on: February 18, 2014, 08:42:31 PM »
Rage quit Last of Us today, for what I thought was supposed to be a survival horror game there sure are a lot of fucking battles, and seriously WTF is with the insta-death from clcikers, so damn cheap

Try to lower the difficulty to easy, you can do that and also be sure to use molotovs and fire weapons to deal with the clickers.

Definitely.  I don't find the game's upper difficulties worth it for how "intuitive" combat is.  You throw a bottle to get enemies to gather, then molotov their asses (on Easy you get more than enough supplies most of the time).

Clickers are tough, but they're blind and easy to stealth for the most part.

It IS worth it for the plot.  I have trouble with game plots these days because they don't have that "human factor" that the Last of Us has.

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The story is great and totally worth it. Stealth those clickers like mad. I was very patient around them.



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