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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby DjchunKfunK » Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:21 am

Horizon: Zero Dawn is getting some very impressive reviews, but upon reading them it sounds like it is just like every other open world game, it even has it's own version of Batman Vision. Eurogamer seem to be the only place that was bothered by the unoriginality.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017- ... awn-review

http://www.polygon.com/2017/2/20/145760 ... ce=twitter
9.5/10

http://www.gamespot.com/reviews/horizon ... 0-6416620/
9/10


EDIT: After Witcher 3 I think I'm just less willing to give this open world stuff a pass and it has me worried that I'm not going to get on with Zelda.

EDIT 2: I'm getting strong DA:I vibes off this game in that it was highly praised at the time, but was actually a very dull and average game.
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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby eVoL » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:46 am

I just hope it's not another shitty map janitor game ala FarCry, the systems look neat.
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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby Raid » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:08 pm

Had it not been coming out the week of the Switch and BotW, I'd definitely be considering this. I love the overall style of it.

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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby DjchunKfunK » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:17 pm

eVoL wrote:I just hope it's not another shitty map janitor game ala FarCry, the systems look neat.


Sounds like it could be. This is taken from the Destructoid review.

Horizon Zero Dawn is a fascinating premise wrapped in a tortilla of tropes. It has detective vision, radio towers, skill trees, masked load screens (Tony Hawk's American Wasteland gets no credit for popularizing this in 2005, by the way), and a world map littered with billions of points of interest -- all stuff you've seen before.


This game seems to be doing a lot of the stuff that AC games in the past have been criticised for, but isn't getting criticised in anywhere near the same way.
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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby eVoL » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:37 pm

Hmmmm


Also games had masked loading screens before THAW! Metroid Prime? :/
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Postby DjchunKfunK » Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:27 pm

‘Horizon: Zero Dawn' is ‘The Witcher 3’ for the ‘Avatar’ Generation


So The Witcher 3 for idiots?
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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby Mantis » Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:10 pm

Sounds to me like Eurogamer's review cynicism is well placed. The traditional reviewer sites always go all out with high scores for big new IPs. This looks like they created an interesting world but had no idea how to make the gameplay unique or innovative, so largely it's a by the numbers open world game. Fine for people who enjoy that if it's competent all round, not so fine for people who are burned out on the same game mechanics being present in every single big release.

Could be something I pick up in a couple of years on the cheap but definitely no sooner.

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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby eVoL » Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:37 pm

Disc Jam, PS4
Tearaway Unfolded, PS4
Under Night: In-Birth, PS3
Earth Defense Force 2025, PS3
Lumo, PS Vita (crossbuy on PS4)
Severed, PS Vita

Very good month for plus!
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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby DjchunKfunK » Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:04 pm

Yakuza 0 is £30 in the Easter sale on PSN. I highly recommend it.
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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby eVoL » Tue May 09, 2017 7:13 pm

https://github.com/xyzz/vita-moonlight/releases

Pretty impressive. Nvidia Gamestream homebrew port to Vita. In other words, stream PC games to Vita.



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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby Rossell » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:02 pm

Until Dawn and Telltales Game of Thrones for PS Plus in July.
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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby eVoL » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:45 pm

Until Dawn – PS4
Game of Thrones: A Telltale Series – PS4
That’s You – PS4 (4th July onwards)
Tokyo Jungle – PS3
Darkstalkers Resurrection – PS3
Don’t Die Mr Robot – PS Vita (cross-buy with PS4)
Element4l – PS Vita


Fecking amazing line up there! PS3 games are great, DDMR is great. Not sure about Element or That's you but dang...



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Re: Sony Playstation Computer Consoles By Sony

Postby Mantis » Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:54 am

If anyone is prone to a little Crash Bandicoot I'll just go ahead and say that the remaster is absolutely brilliant.

It's also the biggest single platform launch of the year! Even managed to beat Horizon. Well deserved though, it's reasonably priced, a classic platformer and they've done a fantastic job on making it look good without compromising any of the gameplay. Well worth the £28.

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