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Posted 01 May 2017 - 06:34 PM

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 12:29 AM

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Switch just made the list, this game is insane. Very addictive and highly polished. AAA Nintendo at its finest.

 

Very excited with what Nintendo has done with the Switch.  Hopefully it continues.  Have always been a Mario Kart fan, so I'm looking forward to playing it.  Cool to see another Nintendo fan on Sabre Space.   :thumbsup:  

Anyone here play Destiny?

 

Used to play it too much.  After bugs were fixed and dlc was made available, Destiny began to reach the hopes many had for it.  Had to delete Destiny from PS4 due to lack of storage.  Maybe after I finish a couple of games I'm currently going through I'll get back to Destiny.  With new dlc it may make it worthwhile.  



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Posted 14 May 2017 - 09:27 PM

Alright gamers, what games are you currently playing?  I'm about to embark on an adventure in The Witcher 3 on the PS4.  Have started it in the past, but got distracted by other great games.  Latest was Resident Evil 7.  Finished the other night.  Incredible game.  



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Posted 14 May 2017 - 09:54 PM

Zelda BOTW

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 10:02 PM

Zelda BOTW

 

So can't wait to play that.  Waiting until Christmas to pick up a Switch for my kids.  Can time go by any slower?  Just can't wait for BOTW time! 



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Posted 14 May 2017 - 10:09 PM

So can't wait to play that. Waiting until Christmas to pick up a Switch for my kids. Can time go by any slower? Just can't wait for BOTW time!


You're gonna love it 👍

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 06:42 AM

So can't wait to play that. Waiting until Christmas to pick up a Switch for my kids. Can time go by any slower? Just can't wait for BOTW time!


Uh huh. The kids. :P

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 08:12 AM

Uh huh. The kids. :P


I have a funny story about my switch; bought it on release day, was strictly going to be a gift for myself and was to use it in portable mode only (didn't think my girls liked video games anyway). Kept it up in my room and didn't bother to tell the kids.

A couple weeks ago when MK8 was released, I pre ordered it from gamestop. Was suppose to pick it up that Friday but couldn't because of work. The following day, saturday, was running errands with the kids.

My oldest said "dad why are we going to gamestop?". I said "to pick up Mario kart". They both said we don't have a switch though. I told them yeah we do, their response "WHAT!". Lol.

So yeah it's been docked in the living room since haha.

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 08:34 AM

Uh huh. The kids. :P

 

lol So glad my kids are into video games

 

I have a funny story about my switch; bought it on release day, was strictly going to be a gift for myself and was to use it in portable mode only (didn't think my girls liked video games anyway). Kept it up in my room and didn't bother to tell the kids.

A couple weeks ago when MK8 was released, I pre ordered it from gamestop. Was suppose to pick it up that Friday but couldn't because of work. The following day, saturday, was running errands with the kids.

My oldest said "dad why are we going to gamestop?". I said "to pick up Mario kart". They both said we don't have a switch though. I told them yeah we do, their response "WHAT!". Lol.

So yeah it's been docked in the living room since haha.

 

Great stuff  :thumbsup:

 

Gives me an idea.  Maybe I'll do the same.  Get a Switch now and keep it in my room.  I'll get to enjoy it for months.  At Christmas I'll put it back in the box and act as if it's never been played.  My kids will unwrap it Christmas morning and they'll never know we've had it since May.   :lol:

Of course I'm kidding on that.  It'll be a lot of fun having the same, if not more, amount of excitement for the Switch as my kids!



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Posted 15 May 2017 - 08:39 AM

Broke out this old guy for nostalgia's sake the other day:

 

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City building game with a greek mythology bend. Me and my brother played the crap out of this game for a while.



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Posted 15 May 2017 - 08:39 AM

lol So glad my kids are into video games


Great stuff :thumbsup:

Gives me an idea. Maybe I'll do the same. Get a Switch now and keep it in my room. I'll get to enjoy it for months. At Christmas I'll put it back in the box and act as if it's never been played. My kids will unwrap it Christmas morning and they'll never know we've had it since May. :lol:
Of course I'm kidding on that. It'll be a lot of fun having the same, if not more, amount of excitement for the Switch as my kids!


It really is a home console for the entire family. I enjoy Zelda BOTW and Fast RMX with the pro controller and they love Mario Kart 8 and Minecraft with the joycon contoller. Those 4 games alone are easily enough for this year til Mario Odessey comes out. ☺

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 08:48 AM

It really is a home console for the entire family. I enjoy Zelda BOTW and Fast RMX with the pro controller and they love Mario Kart 8 and Minecraft with the joycon contoller. Those 4 games alone are easily enough for this year til Mario Odessey comes out. ☺

 

Always making family consoles is one of the many reasons I continue to be a big fan of Nintendo.  Can't get burned out on their 1st party titles.  Anything Mario or Zelda is beyond great.  Wish Nintendo would return to Metroid.  Loved the NES, SNES and Gamecube Metroid games.

 Have a PS4 but there's not enough games for kids under 10.  Have a few games I will not play in front of them due to profanity, mature content, etc....


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Posted 15 May 2017 - 09:00 AM

Always making family consoles is one of the many reasons I continue to be a big fan of Nintendo. Cant't get burned out on their 1st party titles. Anything Mario or Zelda is beyond great. Wish Nintendo would return to Metroid. Loved the NES, SNES and Gamecube Metroid games.
Have a PS4 but there's not enough games for kids under 10. Have a few games I will not play in front of them due to profanity, mature content, etc....


I agree, I've always been team Nintendo. I've been playing platform games since I first started playing video games (1986 NES). Platformers, racing and adventure games are my favorite.

Now that I'm a dad its really awesome I can still play nintendo games in the living room unlike Sony/ Xbox games which are way too violent. FPS is not really my thing anyway. Only thing I miss out on as a nintendo fan is EA Sports, partucularly NHL and PGA.

But if switch continues to sell this well EA will hop on board. Either way Nintendo for life 👍☺

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 09:28 AM

I agree, I've always been team Nintendo. I've been playing platform games since I first started playing video games (1986 NES). Platformers, racing and adventure games are my favorite.

Now that I'm a dad its really awesome I can still play nintendo games in the living room unlike Sony/ Xbox games which are way too violent. FPS is not really my thing anyway. Only thing I miss out on as a nintendo fan is EA Sports, partucularly NHL and PGA.

But if switch continues to sell this well EA will hop on board. Either way Nintendo for life ☺

 

 

If EA returns to Nintendo, many people I'm sure will return to as well.  Let's face it.  Sports gaming is very popular.  W/ Nintendo lacking it people have opted to not buy Nintendo consoles.  So come on EA.  Bring NHL and Madden back to Nintendo.  NHL is the sports game I have to have every year.  Madden not so much.  Maybe once every 4 years or so.  



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Posted 15 May 2017 - 09:36 AM

If EA returns to Nintendo, many people I'm sure will return to as well. Let's face it. Sports gaming is very popular. W/ Nintendo lacking it people have opted to not buy Nintendo consoles. So come on EA. Bring NHL and Madden back to Nintendo. NHL is the sports game I have to have every year. Madden not so much. Maybe once every 4 years or so.


Absolutely, if I can get one NHL game in the switch' s life cycle ill be content. EA was on board with the Wii and that was just two generations ago. They're already releasing a FIFA so outlook is good. ☺

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 09:56 AM

Far Cry 3, Red Dead Redemption, Pokemon White 2. 

 

Yeah, I'm the guy that waits until there is a new console and buys all of the popular games for the previous one for $4 a piece and plays them all. Same enjoyment, a few years of waiting is all.



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Posted 15 May 2017 - 02:15 PM

Far Cry 3, Red Dead Redemption, Pokemon White 2.

Yeah, I'm the guy that waits until there is a new console and buys all of the popular games for the previous one for $4 a piece and plays them all. Same enjoyment, a few years of waiting is all.

Saves serious money! Has there ever been a game you wanted, but later found out it's current selling price was $100 or higher? Games like that are few and far between. But it happens. In fact I have a few games that are worth a few hundred. I'll never pay that much for a game. Just cool when you find out years after you bought a game it has a lot of value. Kind of like collecting baseball or hockey cards.

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 02:25 PM

Saves serious money! Has there ever been a game you wanted, but later found out it's current selling price was $100 or higher? Games like that are few and far between. But it happens. In fact I have a few games that are worth a few hundred. I'll never pay that much for a game. Just cool when you find out years after you bought a game it has a lot of value. Kind of like collecting baseball or hockey cards.


As a kid, I was constantly waiting for Phantasy Star IV to drop below $100 because my parents flat refused to pay that much for a game. Then when we got our first home PC, I discovered emulators :D

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 02:26 PM

Far Cry 3, Red Dead Redemption, Pokemon White 2. 

 

Yeah, I'm the guy that waits until there is a new console and buys all of the popular games for the previous one for $4 a piece and plays them all. Same enjoyment, a few years of waiting is all.

 

I broke out my old PS2 this past week.  It wasn't that long ago, but that machine already feels like a dinosaur.  It's amazing how something as simple as wireless controllers completely changed things.



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Posted 15 May 2017 - 03:47 PM

I broke out my old PS2 this past week. It wasn't that long ago, but that machine already feels like a dinosaur. It's amazing how something as simple as wireless controllers completely changed things.

Wireless controllers and top notch headsets. The sound is incredible. It's very difficult for me to play games w/out a headset on.

And before we know it it'll be virtual reality. The Playstation VR, when a game is developed properly for it, is supposed to be incredible. Many refuse to play RE 7 with it. And the refusal is a good thing. For they choose not to because it's too scary and feels far too real.

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 04:50 PM

I broke out my old PS2 this past week.  It wasn't that long ago, but that machine already feels like a dinosaur.  It's amazing how something as simple as wireless controllers completely changed things.

 

The PS2 is over 17 years old.  How old do you feel now? :P



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Posted 15 May 2017 - 04:53 PM

The PS2 is over 17 years old.  How old do you feel now? :P

 

 

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Been gaming since the NES days....



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Posted 15 May 2017 - 06:20 PM

Oh man the PS2 has the best games library of any console ever.

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 06:37 PM

Oh man the PS2 has the best games library of any console ever.


Not going to disagree, but the SNES can compete for that title.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 12:19 AM

Not going to disagree, but the SNES can compete for that title.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 06:29 AM

Not going to disagree, but the SNES can compete for that title.


SNES library easily beats ps2. Ps3 library was better than ps2.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 09:07 AM

Wireless controllers and top notch headsets. The sound is incredible. It's very difficult for me to play games w/out a headset on.

And before we know it it'll be virtual reality. The Playstation VR, when a game is developed properly for it, is supposed to be incredible. Many refuse to play RE 7 with it. And the refusal is a good thing. For they choose not to because it's too scary and feels far too real.

 

A headset is one investment I don't feel the need to make.  I don't play too often and I'm happy enough with the sound system I have hooked up to my tv.  I can definitely see where it has it's advantages, but it's just not worth it to me.

 

VR is in a strange spot.  It seems like it is essentially impossible to market it since you can't give people a sneak peak of the action unless they actually have that system already.  It's something I'm not interested in for that very reason, I've never actually seen it.  Then again, I'm not in their target demographic anyway, the people who will casually walk into a gamestop type store and browse around for an hour.  I'd imagine that the stores have something setup to push that hardware now, but I'm the type that only goes if he has a specific game in mind.

 

The PS2 is over 17 years old.  How old do you feel now? :P

 

That sounds about right.  I was starting college at that point and waited a year or two to buy one.

 

SNES library easily beats ps2. Ps3 library was better than ps2.

 

The quality is better obviously, but as I glance through my stash of old games, I'd say that I have more PS2 games than PS3.  That even includes a bunch of PS3 games that I sold (Red Dead Redemption is the first that comes to mind) when I had to replace my system that died.  It's probably has a lot to do with the lifetime of the system though.  I'm flying by memory here, but the PS2 must have been around longer than the PS3.  I'm too lazy to look this up, but every franchise I can think of that I played always had more games on the PS2 than the PS3 (GTA, Final Fantasy, Metal Gear).  Not the most scientific way to measure it, but I think it's a safe assumption.



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Posted 16 May 2017 - 04:57 PM

The quality is better obviously, but as I glance through my stash of old games, I'd say that I have more PS2 games than PS3.  That even includes a bunch of PS3 games that I sold (Red Dead Redemption is the first that comes to mind) when I had to replace my system that died.  It's probably has a lot to do with the lifetime of the system though.  I'm flying by memory here, but the PS2 must have been around longer than the PS3.  I'm too lazy to look this up, but every franchise I can think of that I played always had more games on the PS2 than the PS3 (GTA, Final Fantasy, Metal Gear).  Not the most scientific way to measure it, but I think it's a safe assumption.

 

No, but it's pretty close.  The PS2 debuted in March of 2000.  The PS3 debuted in November of 2006 (6 years, 8 months later).  The PS4 debuted in November of 2013 (7 years later). 



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Posted 17 May 2017 - 02:37 AM

No, but it's pretty close.  The PS2 debuted in March of 2000.  The PS3 debuted in November of 2006 (6 years, 8 months later).  The PS4 debuted in November of 2013 (7 years later).

 

4 years already?  Time can go by fast. Thankfully with the PS4 Pro recently being released many are not expecting a PS5 until 2020.  That'll be 7 years since the PS4 release.  Fits average lifespan for a Playstation nicely.  



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Posted 17 May 2017 - 08:07 AM

No, but it's pretty close.  The PS2 debuted in March of 2000.  The PS3 debuted in November of 2006 (6 years, 8 months later).  The PS4 debuted in November of 2013 (7 years later). 

 

So the PS3 was actually around longer?  Wow, I would have never guessed that.  I assume games just took longer to develop on that platform.  Anyway, it's nice to be able to break out the (not so) old PS2 and have no issues other than remembering exactly which plug on the AV plug goes where.  I do not miss all the hassles that came along with any of the cartridge based systems.  I'll take some slow loading times instead of needing to blow on a game and trying to position it just right (paging inkman, unintentional innuendo alert in the video game thread).

 

Also, I forgot about one major tech advance that came along with the jump to PS3, internal memory.  Thank god I threw the old memory cards in the box with the PS2 or else I'd be out of luck with my final fantasy game.



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Posted 18 May 2017 - 06:48 PM

This could probably go here, the TV/movies thread, and the awesome thread....but probably will have the best audience here. Netflix is going to make a series based on The Witcher books. I'm beyond excited. They're some of my favorite RPGs of all time, and the books (which I didn't read until after I played the games) are also fantastic--gritty, dark, brutal high fantasy. Think GoT, but possibly more vicious. Seriously giddy right now.



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Posted 18 May 2017 - 07:46 PM

This could probably go here, the TV/movies thread, and the awesome thread....but probably will have the best audience here. Netflix is going to make a series based on The Witcher books. I'm beyond excited. They're some of my favorite RPGs of all time, and the books (which I didn't read until after I played the games) are also fantastic--gritty, dark, brutal high fantasy. Think GoT, but possibly more vicious. Seriously giddy right now.

that should be awsome



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Posted 18 May 2017 - 08:28 PM

This could probably go here, the TV/movies thread, and the awesome thread....but probably will have the best audience here. Netflix is going to make a series based on The Witcher books. I'm beyond excited. They're some of my favorite RPGs of all time, and the books (which I didn't read until after I played the games) are also fantastic--gritty, dark, brutal high fantasy. Think GoT, but possibly more vicious. Seriously giddy right now.


Have only experienced The Witcher 3. It was incredible! Netflix just made me very happy.





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