Topic: What are you playing? (Read 140667 times)

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just finished deus ex human revolution

the game isn't without some superficial fun, and i could muster up some compliments about the music and occasionally the level design and pacing, but on the whole this is really a profoundly stupid game. i am too tired from binge-playing this terrible experience(just to get it out of my life) to really put together many worthwhile thoughts, so i will leave it with these thoughts:

-it is impressive how they managed to take topics that have some remote capacity for intelligent thought and presented them uniformly in the most unstimulating way possible.

-unquestionably the worst video cutscenes i've seen in a recent big-budget videogame. every fucking cutscene was an uninformative shot of the main character staring blankly at something, always striking some sort of cool and dominant pose. it is clear that they did not have any ideas in mind when they haphazardly threw these in there. just make the main character slowly walk towards the quest object while looking cool. this summarizes every cutscene that i can remember.  you could ritualistically look away from the screen and get a drink or something whenever a cutscene appears and would actually miss zero information.

-i can't remember a main character in a videogame i disliked more than adam jensen. atrocious writing, possibly worse voice acting. i can't believe his motivation in the game is actually WHERE'S MY GIRLFRIEND HAVE YOU SEEN MY GIRLFRIEND as if there's nothing more important going on in his life. this is not really an oversimplification. it's not until the end that he really expresses more than a passive interest in anything else happening in the story.

i could really write an extremely long post about all the things this game did poorly, often poor to an offensive degree, but i'm just too tired. just don't play this game. deus ex 2 is seriously a far superior game to this garbage, which is really saying a lot as i thought deus ex 2 was a complete waste of time.
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yeah but can you see your feet when looking down in first person view??
no you can only see your giant robot dick
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Yeah, the story was pretty dumb. Basically the minimum necessary to keep me interested and an excuse for running around being a cyborg bad-ass. Didn't stop me from having an absolute blast playing it.

My worst complaint was with the awful choose-your-own-irrelevant ending based on a choice you make 10 seconds before the end of the game. Honestly, why even bother at that point.
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Its the same way at the end of the first one. Pretty annoying. I'd rather just have an ending. That they would actually say is 'cannon'. Because its like, writing a book, and then at the end you just say "The hero/heroine saves the day, or the bad guy/girl wins out in the end, or that they have sex and forget about the rest of the conflict. Up to you reader buddy, I'm off to drink"

Fuck split endings like that in video games.
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Has anybody played the new KOTOR 3 yet? Is it worth a shit? I bought it online a few months ago for 170$ (I don't remember why it cost that much I was supposed to get some snazzy lightsaber shit or something and thought I had the extra money to throw around). It came to my house like 2 or 3 weeks ago and got rained on and I still haven't played it cus I'm workin.

Its hard for me to even get into those kinds of games anymore but I really like stabbin shit with a lightsaber its cool and all the kotors were really fun.
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"kotor 3" basically looks like WoW with lightsabers and romancable npcs. oh and they made revan into a fucking dungeon boss. what.

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Well it is an mmo and every mmo is pretty much like wow right? Can I kill whoever thefuck I want or do I got to go find the sith/jedi base like wow.

Ima force snap a motherfuckers neck.
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Well it is an mmo and every mmo is pretty much like wow right? Can I kill whoever thefuck I want or do I got to go find the sith/jedi base like wow.

Ima force snap a motherfuckers neck.
It doesn't even try to distance itself from generic WoW gameplay at all. Except by implimenting lots of dialogue trees and shit that dont fit in an MMO at all.

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saints row 3 is such a fucking unlikable game, but im kinda enjoying it. I hate how generic it is, how bro it is, how sexist it is, how dumb it is, how it's idea of hilarious is strippers with machine guns, i hate how it has no story and how every single character is a total cunt that i honestly wouldn't care about if they died. But man, you can customise your character, your cars and your gang. I get a major boner for customisation to the point where i'm a dedicated follower of wwe games for solely their create a wrestler modes. It just constantly reminds me of how much GTA4 is an unbelievably good game.

saints row 3. hideous, disgusting, gross, sexist, dumb, unlikable, yet somehow enjoyable.
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and in the end that's all that matters
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not really, it comes off negatively to the gaming subculture, as well as subconciously affecting those who play it, further reinforcing the naive sexist beliefs that are rampant in said subculture. With GTA I can understand because it's done with a level of matuirty now, but saints row's preoccupation with whores is baffling, when you go into one of the strip clubs or see a hooker, it's pretty clear that the games designer has done none of those things personally, and is just basing it on the hollywood movie version of sexuality, which is fucking fake and creepy. One of my close friends who I trust prettymuch more than anyone else alive is a drug addict who prostitutes herself for money. I also know drug dealers and have had naruto orientated conversations with proper tough gang members. It's a world I have a suprisingly close connection to, so the way saints row represents it, to me is really absurd and disgusting, because it glamourises certain kinds of people, none of which would be there if they had any choice in the matter. It's kinda like inri's view on black people really.
GTA IV was really good at showing how shit a life it really was, and that everybody involved was ultimately pathetic and in the end, truely helpless to their situation. Those who had a choice but chose the life of crime, were the bad guys.

it's a true guilty pleasure, i hate myself for playing it and giving these creepy naive bastards my money, but i can still have fun on it. I guess it's kinda like watching porn, yet somehow more sexist.
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I caved and bought MW3 during that 25% off.

It plays/looks/feels very much like MW2. Which I'm finding to be completely acceptable...
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saints row 3 is such a fucking unlikable game, but im kinda enjoying it. I hate how generic it is, how bro it is, how sexist it is, how dumb it is, how it's idea of hilarious is strippers with machine guns, i hate how it has no story and how every single character is a total cunt that i honestly wouldn't care about if they died. But man, you can customise your character, your cars and your gang. I get a major boner for customisation to the point where i'm a dedicated follower of wwe games for solely their create a wrestler modes. It just constantly reminds me of how much GTA4 is an unbelievably good game.

saints row 3. hideous, disgusting, gross, sexist, dumb, unlikable, yet somehow enjoyable.

I thought the whole point of the game was to be completely ridiculous and just not take anything seriously?
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it is, but in a very cynical way that seems to be a great example of what's wrong with mainstream male culture.
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Well I just mean it's easy to see exaggerations of "male-centric" things as being misogynistic or "typical male bullshit" but isn't it ridiculous in every aspect? Like, it's not "sexist" or anything like that, because everything is crazy stupid, right? Like it's not just HUTE TITS / SHOOT A MAN / BRO-5 but just kind all-around, almost like "fair" craziness?

Basically I'm just wondering if it's really sexist and negative or just idiotic/stupid. The game looked kind of fun, like a polished GTA that doesn't try to be serious or have cohesive narrative. Like GTA with cheats already activated or something.
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