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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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Octane wrote:

@CanisWolfred I have to say, your obsession with Paragon makes me want to try it. There's no single player or offline mode, right? I don't have PS+ unfortunately.

@Ralizah I want to try Persona 5 some day, it's definitely pretty cheap these days. Maybe next year...

It's free to play, so I don't think you need PS+? Don't quote me on that, though. I do know that PS+ players get a couple extra character skins, though. But that might be due to the fact that there's also a Steam version. PC version's suffering the most in terms of stability right now, unfortunately.

Also: The tutorial is garbage. I'm just gonna say it. Feel free to ask me some questions if you try it, since you might need it.

If you do try it, I recommend playing Solo vs AI for a while until you're reasonably comfortable with at least 3 characters - that way you can set the difficulty instead of being thrown to the sharks like I've seen happen to so many thus far. I also believe lower difficulty AI matches have their own tutorial/objectives for you to follow, unless they took that out?

Ranged Carries like Murdock and Twinblast are usually easy enough to figure out, though do be warned that in PVP, it's Ambush city without a support. You should probably try playing Phase, too. She's a great healing support geared towards helping DPS characters. Gideon drops meteors, but you gotta have good aim. I honestly suck hard with him, but he's a common midlane pick. The solo lane is meant for melee bruisers and tanks, though there are a few assassins who work well over there. Just follow your marker and you should figure out where to go.

Also, the support deck is the only default deck with vision wards now, which is really a shame. You kind of need them so you can push safely into enemy territory. Otherwise, you gotta try to move in groups unless you're confident you know where all of the enemies are by looking at the minimap. You don't see that much in AI matches, but in PvP, it's the only way to keep your team organized without, you know, just getting 4 friends together and communicating via mics...

Only other thing I'll say right now is that it's a complicated game, but also simple by MOBA standards. Expect a few hard losses, but always try to work with your team and try your best. Even if one of your teammates thinks he's rambo and keeps charging Murdock with Gideon, while spending all of his credits on agility and potions instead of anything that would be useful to a mage, and now Murdock is fed so fat he's an unkillable god going 20/0. Even in that situation, you can still win if an opportunity arises and everyone works together.

...also, try to not be that Gideon in that scenario. Just put points in stuff that'll get you cards.

@Operative2-0

Western RPGs in a nutshell, at least from my experiences with them. I get that they want to give players time to get a feel for things and explore the various options, flesh out the world, usually without forcing any choices on the player...but I dunno, I usually think it takes too long to get interesting. The few where I've made it past that point I genuinely think are great, but I prefer JRPGs since they always manage to do all of that with tighter pacing and potentially interesting characters and motivations to drive the plot forward. I know it might be a matter of taste, but to me, the question I go into with a game is "what is the hook? What makes it different?"

The games you've described to me are usually the games that fail to present that hook early enough in the story for me to feel invested. Not always - Tales of the Abyss, for instance, I only struggled to enjoy because of its main character, and I came to love the game once said character finally started to realize the error of his ways and made a genuine effort to become a better person.

@YummyHappyPills Like I said, I think I overreacted, and for that, I apologize.

As for ports...they're never really system sellers, as I understand it. From what I've heard, it's more about cost-effectiveness - could they do it so that even a few thousand sales could break even?

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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@YummyHappyPills Yeah, I saw a bunch of walls of text pertaining to Detroit whatever that felt like a lot of strawman/mountains-out-of-molehills and I added you to my ignore list. I think I might've overreacted, though. I just kind of assumed the worst because its the internet and some of your posts in this had rubbed me the wrong way before.

But now we're talking about SMT and I cannot resist that siren song.

...hopefully I don't regret it.

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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Checked out the latest trailer of Metal Gear Survive's singleplayer campaign...I'm still not feeling this one. I can see where they're going with it, why they think it'd work and be appealing to MGS fans, but eh...it just looks too boring. Like, I'd rather play No Man's Sky instead. Maybe if I played it co-op I'd get something out of it, but I don't know anyone who'd be interested, and I still wouldn't pay much for it...

Paragon:

I played a few bad matches where I decided maybe I should play Twinblast again. I have nothing against the character, but I've seen so many obnoxious Twinblast players that I got sick of him and stopped playing him out of spite. Someone else beat me to the punch, so I picked solo lane. That's meant for mele characters, but since it was vs AI, Twinblast's player decided to steal my lane, possibly so he could use me as a shield while he farms minions, effectively stealing gold I desperately need to buld health and defense so I could do my job as a tank. Put up with that once today, and I lost every teamfight. It's like I shouldn't have bothered showing up. I don't know why they do this, it never works once their opponent hits level 5, and then we lose a tower. :/

This time I figured...I have a card called coinmaster, and so I get extra gold periodically. Why not just quit and come back in 5 minutes? He'll have to switch lanes to help left lane, I mean, they'll struggle regardless. I can't go over there until I hit level 5, or I'll just feed the enemy DPS - I need that ultimate for the character I was playing.

So I do that, do the dishes, come back...it's a mess. Apparently the game glitched out hard after I quit. Twinblast couldn't hit the broad side of a barn due to lag. Gideon is floating. Our jungler had to reset. 3 of the enemies stayed at their base so we lucked out there, but Gadget had to manage the entire thing for a while. Twinblast quit as soon as I got back. I feel so bad. I mean, we won. I farmed my initial lane and had a huge edge over my opponent, who finally left base. Twinblast leaving meant another AI was inactive for a time, and overall I got to finish the map without him. Or Gideon, who went with a DPS build for some stupid reason, anyways. He's a mage that chucks meteors, why would you purposely limit that for the sake shooting tiny blast slightly faster than normal? Instead he got to float in a corner, occasionally firing tiny blasts at nothing so he doesn't get penalized.

I wanted to teach a single team member a lesson, but I could not even imagine the consequences that effected my entire team. I guess I should've realized it was a team game and stop worrying about personal glory...although it was way more fun this way. Not gonna lie, the AI is kind of dumb. I was actually afraid of Shinbi and Muriel for a while, despite them having the borkiest AI in the game. Shinbi literally wastes half if her mana before she even gets to her lane. It's like an in-joke. Yet at one point she actually forced me to scramble for an invisibility buff, since just a few hits would've been enough to kill me and send me back to base. She also had 10 kills before I got back. I don't want to know how that was possible.

and before anyone asks: That was a known issue. It's happened to me before. I've even been that guy who was stuck with extremely limited movement before, like Gideon there. Really sucks. Suddenly the game becomes a snail sim.

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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^I've certainly done so in the past, and the time demand has kept me from going back to Monster Hunter for quite a while now, though I may reconsider that soon enough....

Also, sad that Ni no Kuni 2 may have to share the same release week at Digimon Story: Cyberslueths - Hacker's Memory, since the priority will likely go to Digimon. Because Digimon. They're both sequels to games I haven't finished, though...

As for Paragon:

New character has been a blast so far, either to play as, or have on your team. She's a great dedicated tank character with abilities that I found easy to grasp. The basic Tank deck works so well with her so far that I don't think I need to make a custom deck for her. Would be nice...after I hit 20, I'll be out of available deck slots for the foreseeable future...unless I pony up cash, of course...F2P, man...

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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@YummyHappyPills Wait, people actually watch these things? I just look for the info after the fact. It's much easier. All I care about is the games, anyways.

Meanwhile, in Paragon Land, a new character is on her way tomorrow, along with a Winterfest event. I also gotta look and see if Overwatch has a winter event setup, but I already caught the news for Paragon. The new character was already featured in a short story (which also featured one of my favorite characters so far), so I'm really looking forward to how seeing how she plays. What I'm less excited for is finding out whether or not the new Winterfest will bring with it a ton of glitches like the October event did. Seriously, this game was rock solid until late September/early October when the last map update hit, and its been fairly bad ever since. Kinda tough to play PVP when there's always at least one person on a team crashing, and plenty of people encountering weird technical hiccups. There will also be some balance changes, so hopefully those help to a degree. I know a few characters that could use a tune-up, especially Howitzer. Seriousy, a critter in a Mech suit shouldn't be so easily outmatched by a fairy...

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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Snaplocket wrote:

@Videogameguru50 3D World is my favorite Mario game, stellar in every way.

I agree, I had a blast with it, and I think it'll be one of the Wii U games I revisit the most.

Also: Street Fighter collection incoming - https://gematsu.com/2017/12/street-fighter-30th-anniversary-c...

Yes please!

EDIT: Holy crap, Iconoclasts finally has a release date! I mean, I have been waiting for this game since 2008! This is huge! And unlike Konjak's other game, Noitu Love Revolution, I don't have to wait even more years for the console version! I'll finally be available on January 23rd! I can't wait!

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Re: Games You Feel are Overrated

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Wait, I thought Fallout 4 was one of those games that everyone was really hyped for, but said hype immediately deflated when it turned out to be exactly the same as the last two Fallout games, except slightly worse and with some completely tacked-on mechanics? That was my take, at least. Sold it as soon as I could. Honestly, I think even Fallout 3 has lost its luster for me by now, but I think I already had a big write-up on that in this thread somewhere...

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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I'm not going to bother with those lists since most of my "first games" for a system are universally terrible. Only exception is the PSP, with Wipeout Pure....followed quickly by Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters and Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow. That was a great time for me.

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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I get what Yummy's saying. A remake of a beloved game better be good. I love HeartGold/FireRed not only because they're good Pokemon games, but they were great improvements of two of my earliest childhood games, while still staying faithful to what I recall enjoying about them all those years ago. It was like rediscovering my childhood and I found myself falling in love with those games all over again.

On the hand, I've been very critical of Star Fox Zero, Ratchet & Clank PS4/The Movie, and to a lesser degree for this argument, Metroid: Other M - and after hearing input from people who enjoyed them, I think I might've been a bit too critical. Since they insist on reiterating and changing things that I loved about their original games - games I still play and enjoy today - I couldn't help but feel a sense of betrayal, like they were trying to ruin the good memories I already had. I think that does come off as a bit silly, though, and I think I'll have to revisit those games soon. However, there's still no denying that they're flawed. Ratchet & Clank was short, and the story honestly felt rushed. Hell, the only reason I no longer hate the story from the movie is because the idea that this is all being told by Captain Qwark in and of itself explains so many of the changes to the story that it's much easier for me to enjoy. It's not really what happened, but I could definitely see Captain Qwark telling this way if he was ever asked, similar to those Qwark Vid-Comics from Up Your Arsenal.

Star Fox Zero might actually be really fun if I could get used to it, especially since it seems like there is a control option I didn't know about that means I don't have to use Motion controls all the time, just when it's really necessary. I think. I really gotta check...

Other M....it's not really a remake, so much as a prequel with major retcons, but I still think it fits this argument. Personally, I don't think it even remotely resembles what I want out of a Metroid game, both in atmosphere and story, and I still don't think the gameplay was that great. I don't think exploring its would was very satisfying. I don't think it implemented the first person sections very well. I don't think it had enough of an isolated atmosphere for me to really take it is setting, and I think that's less to do with the story or setting as much as the action gameplay itself. It just made things too fast and easy too quickly for my tastes. I'm not even saying it has to be scary, but if this is supposed to be before Samus proves herself as a bounty hunter, why is Samus so much more agile and physically powerful than she is in any other Metroid game? Is this just the brash methods of a young bounty hunter looking to prove themself? (Oh wait, it takes place between Super Metroid and Fusion. Still ignores one of my favorite games in the series outside of repeating its linearity and telling a story that we didn't really need to see to understand its impact on the character, but whatever, I was still wrong here) Or is this just Team Ninja doing what worked in their games about bad*** ninja wars, with barely any concern for how this fits into Metroid as a whole?...my money's on the latter

...However, at the same time, I could see why people might still enjoy the gameplay of it. It's not Metroid in my eyes, but I guess that doesn't immediately equate to bad. Hell, I really like Ninja Gaiden 1 & 2. If its even half as good as those, I could definitely seeing people enjoying so long as they're judging the game based on its own merits. I'm just not one of those people.

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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Dezzy wrote:

Ralizah wrote:

@Peek-a-boo Bleh. I'll never understand why people were so impressed with the first Xenoblade.

Really unique world, good characters, good storytelling, only good JRPG in 7th gen.

This. I still feel like I'll be lucky if I enjoy Xenoblade 2 even half as much as the first or even Xenoblade Chonicles X...which I haven't started yet. I really need to correct that oversight before I get a Nintendo Switch...

In the meantime, I watched some Completionist videos (which I learned I shouldn't do on an empty stomach since he references food a lot...I'm gonna be making a lot of sandwhiches this week. Maybe I should try some chicked salad on a Cresent Roll bun?), and finally got convinced to try Yooka-Laylee again, since it really seems like it was everything it set out to be.

So far it's...alright. I'll admit that it's a bit difficult to adjust to since I have played so few singleplayer games recently. I probably should've started with something that I could start from the beginning instead of continuing a save file from April. However, I still want to give it a chance, since my expectations are much lower now than when it first released, and it's possible that it might grow on me. The second world is definitely better than the first, for instance.

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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@Octane Damnit, and I don't think I've even cracked open my PS3 bundle...which doesn't have Jak X...I always wanted to try that one...but I'll probably save my money. I definitely don't remember Jak II looking that good...

EDIT:

Also, I found someone to party up with in Paragon who is a Support main. Made a world of difference so far, especially now that so much has changed, and playing as a carry is much more difficult than it used to be. You really need that support to keep you alive...still sucks to lane as a melee character, though, especially if you're up against a ranged character.

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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Dezzy wrote:

Yeah the title "Ys" should probably be a warning "We don't worry too much about how this stuff translates". No game should have a title that you need to flip a coin about how it's pronounced (It's pretty sure its "eees")

That is how you pronounce it, yes. Also, tell that to the unnamed authors of the original legend of Ys: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ys

Might have to wait until time machines are invented, though...

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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@Snaplocket - Yeah. I know. I was agreeing with you there. Please stop repeating youself like a broken record. God, I can't even talk about a game I actually enjoy here without getting annoyed. Maybe I should just go back to complaining about the games everyone else seems to like, since it seems like I'll just get the same results regardless?

...but I'll try one more time:

@-Green- Bloodbourne did turn out to be better than I expected. That was the game I played over Halloween, and while it was freaky, the difficulty was a lot more fair than Dark Souls 1 & 2, and I never truly felt intimidated by it. This allowed me to actually enjoy its combat and setting, which I agree are fantastic. Definitely the surprise of the year for me, at least.

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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@Snaplocket I'll agree that the plots are basic in other Ys games. I think that's why the other elements I talked about stood out to me more. I tend to expect basic everything when it looks like the story is simple, but that rarely was the case beyond the original entry.

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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Snaplocket wrote:

@CanisWolfred Personally, the translation is nowhere near bad enough to hurt my enjoyment of the game. There were a lot of awkward lines, but the voice acting is pretty good and I still liked a lot of the characters and the story. The action is what you're really here for and it's fantastic. It's in my opinion, the best action combat in a JRPG ever and yes that includes Nier Automata. The game is also chuck full of content and it's one of the few JRPGs where I want to do absolutely everything. It's certaintly more then what I can say for XC 1 where exploration and sidequests were a complete waste of time and the characters and story were boring. VERY highly recommended, better then Nier Automata (imo).

Have you played any other Ys games? I mean, I'm not saying its a bad game. I haven't played it, after all. It's just that, well...the series has always had those elements. But NIS America has had a history of sloppy translations (Disgaea excluded), and this was the first Ys game they've translated. The previous games were all worked on by XSEED, who actually put a lot of effort into their translations, and as a fan of the Ys series, I can only be disappointed that the translation is sloppier in comparison. I look at those examples and read those awkward lines and say "this isn't the Ys I've come to know and love."

If you enjoyed it fine enough, and are a fan of the series already, then I'll leave it at that. But if you're new to the series, then I can highly recommend the earlier games in the series, even if they may not be exactly the same mechanically. You may find yourself impressed with more than just the fast-paced gameplay.

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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Dezzy wrote:

So has anyone played Ys 8?
I know they said they were redoing the translation. How bad actually was it? Cos I noticed the game was at 85% on metacritic. So couldn't be that bad?

It's bad, from what I've heard. The examples I've seen make it clear that it was sloppy. Not enough that it's unplayable, but a major system had a lot of details associated with the wrong items (recipes described a certain effect, only for the end result to have a completely different effect) and a lot of names, flavor text, and dialogue clearly reek of amateur work - like they knew enough to get the point across, but could care less about how it was presented. IMO, that really hurts Ys' appeal, since Falcom does put a lot of detail and naunce into its worlds and characters. It's not exactly "Hamlet as told by a 15-year-old high school student," but it's close enough that I decided to wait until the patch is out before I dive into it. I'll play Ys Origins while I wait...

Here's a link to said examples: https://imgur.com/a/g6f8y

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Re: Dragon's Dogma PS3 vs PS4

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@Dezzy Wrong game, dude. You're thinking of Dragon's Crown. The PS4 version for that isn't out yet. He's talking about Capcom's Dark Souls clone. The PS4 version supposedly has technical enhancements and other upgrades, and it'll likely have a more lively online community if you care about that. I personally sold my PS3 copy for the PC version (which the PS4 version is based on), but only because I hadn't put much time into it in the first place.

I guess the question to ask is: Do you think you'd need the technical enhancements to convince yourself to finish it?

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Re: PC Gaming

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Yeah, I just got a Steam Link, but I'm completely passing on this year's Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale. I got enough games to test it with as it is. I bought GBC Pokemon and Zelda on the eShop. That's enough for me this time around.

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Re: Unpopular Gaming Opinions

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@subpopz To be fair, you could just...ignore the elitists. I mean, I don't even know who or what you're talking about, and the PS4 has been my main platform for over a year now (can't afford a Switch). I'll take that as a sign that it's entirely avoidable so long as you don't seek it out...

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Re: The PlayStation 4 fan thread.

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@Dezzy Well, okay, but their argument was about respect. EA doesn't come off as respecting its customers when you look at its practices and some of the products they they produce.

But I'm already bored of this conversation...

Paragon

I jinxed myself. Between base defense changes and minor movement speed changes across the board, with a lot of slow and root increases, I'm not getting killed a lot more easily. I'm glad I ditched my Zinx deck, because split pushing is now a very dangerous game...

But that's not all: They changed the dynamic of the lanes. I forgot they had previewed this change a few months ago. Before you'd always have one group in right lane - one attack-damage-focused "carry", who is guarded by a support, while a durable/maneuverable character tries to contest them and guard their tower. This 2v1 stuff was honestly unique to Paragon, and now they're making it more like what I've seen in League of Legends or Smite, where it's two in one lane, and one in the other lane, whick are either on the left or right side based on what part of the map you're on. Granted, Mid lane is still a solo featuring characters with powerful abilities, so not everything is different, but it certainly makes it more complicated. They actually have little arrows to point you on your way, too, so I guess I would be less confused if I didn't turn them off as quickly as I could...oops...I just had one especially embarassing match, where Murdock murdered Twinblast in the lane I should've been in, while three people were in Left Lane, going completely nuts for surprisingly little gain...

Granted, I don't think this change will stick. The map was not designed for this, and there's definite advantages for starting on certain sides of the map, yet you won't know which side you'll be on before you start. So far, fighting literal uphill battles against two ranged characters is utter suicide thanks to the recent defense reductions, and I'm seeing a lot of high death counts even from experienced players. Most just say "Screw it" and go back to the other lane, usually leaving their supports to clean up the mess...or the Jungler...

Actually, the solo laner part is where it really falls appart. Now it's 1v1, but one side has both a strategic vantage point, safe access to a health buff, no support, and their junglers can respond easier with ambush points that are significanly more accessible to once side than the other, so even trying to risk going for it if you're from the other team could put you in a tricky spot. And trying to flip it back to the old way doesn't work anymore now even the tankiest characters are easy targets. Now having multiple carries and no tank is the preferable option, which is baffling to me...

Nothing about this change works, is what I'm saying. Nothing that I've seen, at any rate. Hopefully they can pick up the pieces sooner than later, though I don't think the game is ruined by it...but it's certainly damaged...

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