Following New Game Pass additions Page 35

  • TechnoHippy 15 Mar 2020 12:54:34 17,470 posts
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    The intro to the new Ori is quite beautiful, and a grand example of fine story telling. Although the first game was the same, and I ended up abandoning it in frustration. Will try this one in easy mode and see how I get on.
  • Frogofdoom 15 Mar 2020 12:59:01 16,587 posts
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    Hasnt been too hard for the first 7 hours or so (until the dark bit). Its absolutely stunning though, amazing visuals and music, the gameplay has been excellent too and a big improvement on the first which I also loved.

    Spoke too soon, the darkness boss was a bastard.

    Edited by Frogofdoom at 16:02:47 15-03-2020
  • AddyB- 18 Mar 2020 07:44:39 769 posts
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    @Frogofdoom

    Think I'm en route to that boss now. Dark area was tricky.
  • ChiefGB 18 Mar 2020 08:38:30 12,553 posts
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    @its-H1ggyLTD pretty sure changing styles is via dpad during combat.
  • Frogofdoom 18 Mar 2020 08:52:40 16,587 posts
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    @AddyB_ yeah it was, a lot easier with the new ability though. None of the stuff I have done after that has been nearly as difficult though.
  • Rogueywon Most Generous Forumite, 2016 18 Mar 2020 17:46:49 8,979 posts
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    Ace Combat 7 and The Surge 2 this month. AC7 is decent and The Surge 2 is an excellent and much-underappreciated Soulslike.
  • Blackmarsh63 18 Mar 2020 17:48:45 3,336 posts
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    @Rogueywon Is that for pc Rogeuy ?
  • Frogofdoom 18 Mar 2020 17:50:01 16,587 posts
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    Got about 30 mins left of ori I think, its been bloody brilliant. Anyone that likes metroidvania games should be playing this.

    Edited by Frogofdoom at 17:53:53 18-03-2020
  • TechnoHippy 18 Mar 2020 18:01:56 17,470 posts
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    Rogueywon wrote:
    Ace Combat 7 and The Surge 2 this month. AC7 is decent and The Surge 2 is an excellent and much-underappreciated Soulslike.
    I've been wanting to try Ace Combat, so that's happy news.
  • Malek86 18 Mar 2020 18:12:51 10,158 posts
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    Never tried Ace Combat before, I guess AC7 could be interesting to try. Console only though, and I seem to remember from DF that the Xbox version runs at 720p and nowhere near 60fps. Oh well.
  • Rogueywon Most Generous Forumite, 2016 18 Mar 2020 18:14:56 8,979 posts
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    Blackmarsh63 wrote:
    @Rogueywon Is that for pc Rogeuy ?
    Yes on Surge 2, no on AC7.
  • Blackmarsh63 18 Mar 2020 18:20:50 3,336 posts
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    @Rogueywon Good stuff. Was wanting to give that a proper go.
  • Rogueywon Most Generous Forumite, 2016 18 Mar 2020 18:25:15 8,979 posts
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    @Blackmarsh63 It's great. I know the PS4 version apparently has some problems, but on PC it has some of the most responsive (and satisfying) combat around. Plus the area design is amazing.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 18 Mar 2020 18:30:00 9,441 posts
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    Rogueywon wrote:
    Ace Combat 7 and The Surge 2 this month. AC7 is decent and The Surge 2 is an excellent and much-underappreciated Soulslike.
    Oh get in, I fucking loved The Surge.
  • deez 18 Mar 2020 22:27:35 301 posts
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    Loving ori but sure I've played the game in a weird order that's made it much tougher. Now got to what seems to be the end but not got all the wisp things I was supposed to collect to proceed so back tracking to an easier area I think I should have done earlier...
  • Frogofdoom 18 Mar 2020 22:32:34 16,587 posts
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    I think I did dark, ice, sand and then finished the water one (which I had already started but hit a roadblock). I did find the end roadblock before going back to water but it was necessary in the grand scheme to get an ability.

    Edited by Frogofdoom at 22:33:27 18-03-2020
  • Tomo 18 Mar 2020 23:18:40 17,805 posts
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    Gahhh. Just tried Ori 2 on PC XGP and it's a horrible buggy mess. Buzzing sounds intermittently and massive frame drops whenever I use the Kuro Feather. I endured the prologue, but I'll put it on hold till they fix it. How it could be released like that is utterly beyond me. Sounds like the devs are on it though judging by recent update on the website.
  • Tomo 18 Mar 2020 23:19:28 17,805 posts
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    Also: the XGP software on PC is fucking awful. I know it's a beta version, but it makes the EGS look good.
  • Frogofdoom 19 Mar 2020 06:54:53 16,587 posts
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    @Tomo if you have an ssd, delete the game and put it on there as it fixes the sound issue. I had the same thing and they said that it's a temporary workaround but it works.
  • FatsoJetson 19 Mar 2020 07:07:29 405 posts
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    Frogofdoom wrote:
    @Tomo if you have an ssd, delete the game and put it on there as it fixes the sound issue. I had the same thing and they said that it's a temporary workaround but it works.
    This also worked for me, sound wise, although I still get some framerate hitching when moving between certain areas.
  • AddyB- 19 Mar 2020 07:33:52 769 posts
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    I've done around 40% of the pc version and not noticed any issues.
  • Tomo 19 Mar 2020 08:33:15 17,805 posts
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    I'm just gunna wait till they patch it. I loved the first one and the opening proglogue for this one made me want to really savour it. Can't be dealing with some half assed version.
  • Goban 19 Mar 2020 09:48:33 10,071 posts
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    Are there any local turn based multiplayer games on PC?
  • johnnyrocketfingers 19 Mar 2020 11:01:28 300 posts
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    I think atm only Wargroove
  • Goban 19 Mar 2020 12:04:44 10,071 posts
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    Cheers, I'll check it out
  • Frogofdoom 19 Mar 2020 13:15:36 16,587 posts
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    Just finished ori, absolutely wonderful. One of the best things I have played in ages.
  • AddyB- 19 Mar 2020 13:19:54 769 posts
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    @Frogofdoom

    I am upto spider fucker.
  • Frogofdoom 19 Mar 2020 13:39:28 16,587 posts
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    There is a boss that is a bit harder later on that I came across, but that one is a bastard for sure.
  • AddyB- 19 Mar 2020 13:42:04 769 posts
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    @Frogofdoom

    I know how to beat it. I'm just being impatient as fuck in its 2nd phase. Might just go to the other areas first.
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