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  • DUFFMAN5 17 Nov 2018 18:52:47 23,772 posts
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    AddyJB wrote:
    I'm probably the only person on here that's never played Skyrim. I can get the special edition for a tenner. Not sure whether to go for it.
    ...you are not the only one mate...


    Actually I think I have played just past the opening when it came out on 360, I still own that and the xb1 version!
  • MrFlay 17 Nov 2018 18:53:15 3,864 posts
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    @DUFFMAN5

    Next Far Cry setting?

    Fantasy RPG?

    It will probably be a Destiny/Anthem/Halo aping sci-fi setting.

    South American jungle?

    They've done tropical island (twice), Africa, prehistoric, Himalaya and US redneck.

    Edited by MrFlay at 18:54:43 17-11-2018
  • DUFFMAN5 17 Nov 2018 18:55:33 23,772 posts
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    @MrFlay
    Good shout.

    I was hoping War of the Roses*, maybe AC will hit that next.


    *or UK, Wickerman type thing.
  • AddyJB 17 Nov 2018 18:58:49 526 posts
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    I'd like them to go all Blood Dragon again and have some 80's vibe futuristic setting.
  • AddyJB 17 Nov 2018 19:00:38 526 posts
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    DUFFMAN5 wrote:
    AddyJB wrote:
    I'm probably the only person on here that's never played Skyrim. I can get the special edition for a tenner. Not sure whether to go for it.
    ...you are not the only one mate...


    Actually I think I have played just past the opening when it came out on 360, I still own that and the xb1 version!
    I'll probably go for it. It's cheap as. Anyone played Kingdom come? I know that's a newer rpg on the market.
  • Vortex808 17 Nov 2018 19:05:29 12,867 posts
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    Skyrim is great and well worth a play. Much better than FO4 was.

    Bow and sorcery was so much fun. Usual wooden voice actors though. And too few voices. I loved the fact the more you did stuff levelled your skills too.

    Never did finish the DLC stuff either sadly, i got it late on and was playing as the console generation crossover happened.
  • DUFFMAN5 17 Nov 2018 19:05:38 23,772 posts
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    AddyJB wrote:
    I'd like them to go all Blood Dragon again and have some 80's vibe futuristic setting.
    That was brilliant. A sequel is often requested.

    Re KCD. I have it but again only played an hour. It really is hardcore. MrWonderstuff absolutely loved it though.

    It looks to be awesome once you "tame it" I think Skyrim will offer more fun though.
  • MrFlay 17 Nov 2018 19:06:00 3,864 posts
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    Mass Effect: Andromeda is about 4 right now. It's not as bad as you've heard. The combat is actually much improved over the previous games and it has an Xbox One X upgrade now. Worth a shot if you like Mass Effect for that price.
  • Ror 17 Nov 2018 19:06:47 17,877 posts
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    I know there are some that don't like Skyrim, but it's up there in my list of favourite games of all time. The story isn't all that, and the character models looked dated at release, but that world. It's absolutely captivating, and combines with the wonderful Jeremy Soule score to create an incredibly immersive atmosphere.


    I lost about three hundred hours of my life to that game, and I keep meaning to go back. It's just a great world to explore, diving into deep, dark caves hidden in the undergrowth and finding yourself stealthing through ancient ruins for an hour. And the first time I came across Solitude...
  • Vortex808 17 Nov 2018 19:08:34 12,867 posts
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    Northern lights, swirling song and beautiful snowy mountains.

    Skyrim is a game for this time of the year too!
  • AddyJB 17 Nov 2018 19:12:05 526 posts
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    Nggghhh might have to buy it.
  • Ror 17 Nov 2018 19:16:44 17,877 posts
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    @Vortex808 Ha, I was going to add "this is the perfect time of year to play it, too!" but somehow forgot :D
  • MrFlay 17 Nov 2018 19:25:04 3,864 posts
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    I like Skyrim a lot but you really need to do the vampire dlc ASAP as you risk losing NPCs to vampire attacks on towns. No way to disable this without mods. For example, the blacksmith in Whiterun gets often gets killed.
  • northernlights 17 Nov 2018 19:25:25 1,007 posts
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  • AddyJB 17 Nov 2018 19:42:45 526 posts
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    Right so to cleanse myself of my Fallout 76 disappointment I'll buy Skyrim and Spyro Reignited with the sale proceeds.
  • Ror 17 Nov 2018 19:52:18 17,877 posts
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    I hope you won't regret it!


    I was going to start AC Oranges today, having finished Shadow of the Tomb Raider last night. But my import copy of World of Final Fantasy turned up this morning, so I started that instead. Take that, Phattso!
  • Phattso 17 Nov 2018 19:56:34 24,137 posts
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    @Ror noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

    Joke's on you - I just did a crossover mission in AC Oranges that awarded me a bunch of FFXIV themed armour. Ha!
  • Ror 17 Nov 2018 20:11:17 17,877 posts
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    @Phattso Ooohhh. I am now intrigued.
  • DUFFMAN5 18 Nov 2018 09:50:38 23,772 posts
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    Phattso wrote:
    @Ror noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

    Joke's on you - I just did a crossover mission in AC Oranges that awarded me a bunch of FFXIV themed armour. Ha!
    I got that (several months back) the good thing was I was totally unaware of it being a thing! Never read the initial stories detailing it.

    Talking of FF. I still have 15 to start. I have never played a FF and have no real interest in them, but was lead to believe this was more a stand alone action rpg ?
  • Phattso 18 Nov 2018 10:03:20 24,137 posts
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    Actually, the armour wasn't the best thing about that mission. It was the Chocobo mount that was the best surprise.
  • Ror 18 Nov 2018 11:35:14 17,877 posts
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    Heh. That sounds ridiculous and amazing all at once.

    Duff, every mainline FF is a new story in a new world, with new characters. The only ones that are connected are direct sequels (FFX-2, FFXII Revenant Wings, FFXIII-2 and Lightning Returns). So you don't need to have done anything before playing XV (well, you could probably watch the Kingsglaive film, I suppose).
  • MrFlay 18 Nov 2018 13:26:46 3,864 posts
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    What are people expecting from the next Xbox?

    Faster CPU, slightly faster GPU. 4k as standard. Probably not going to be 60fps as standard. Full backwards compatibility. Is forwards compatibility realistic? I think the leap over the One X will be fairly modest in comparison to previous generations.
  • GoatApocalypse 18 Nov 2018 14:10:51 4,920 posts
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    Gotta be a lot more CPU heft I'd have thought.

    I wonder if it'll be disc-free by default?

    And I'd expect some sort of support for Vive or Rift out of the box.

    Edited by GoatApocalypse at 14:12:02 18-11-2018
  • JamboWayOh 18 Nov 2018 14:16:48 10,252 posts
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    There's a strong possibility they'll offer a version the new console without a disk drive. I also imagine the jump between generations will be incremental. Hopefully with better cpus we'll get a locked framerate with fewer dips.
  • richardiox 18 Nov 2018 14:51:55 7,448 posts
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  • richardiox 18 Nov 2018 14:52:22 7,448 posts
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    MrFlay wrote:
    What are people expecting from the next Xbox?

    Faster CPU, slightly faster GPU. 4k as standard. Probably not going to be 60fps as standard. Full backwards compatibility. Is forwards compatibility realistic? I think the leap over the One X will be fairly modest in comparison to previous generations.
    Some baked in Back Compatibility wizardry that enables 75% + of 360 games to be rendered at 4K and similar hardware level enchantments to a large swathe of the Xbox One catalogue (not sure if this is possible...but two years ago I didn't think 360 games @ 4K was possible either)

    I need Halo Infinite as a launch title with New generation graphics that side by side with the X version make me want to upgrade...eg 30fps on XB1/X and 60fps on Scarlet.

    New controllers with extra buttons on the underneath similar to the Elite pad.

    Other than that, just more of the same...but shinier!
  • MrFlay 18 Nov 2018 15:00:44 3,864 posts
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    Enhancements to Xbox One games would be massive. Dark Souls 3, MGSV, GTAV.
  • Darth_Flibble 18 Nov 2018 17:23:31 3,215 posts
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    Hoping its not just a slightly more powerful xbox one x but a decent leap in power. Also lots of good launch titles
  • richardiox 18 Nov 2018 17:48:48 7,448 posts
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    I miss the days when consoles launched with a proper AAA unit shifting exclusive. Be that Tetris, Mario World, Halo or Mario 64.

    I guess botw on Switch would count but it wasn't really exclusive. I know it would be economic suicide but I kinda hope Halo Infinity ends up next generation only. Would add so much for to the hardware launch hype, unboxing knowing there's no other way to play the game.
  • askew 18 Nov 2018 18:26:02 17,992 posts
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    Nooooo. Stop with the enhancements to old games. Make new shit!
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