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Parsnip
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(03-21-2017, 02:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lomax

Wait, if it's a guaranteed Just Cause 3 then I'd be all over it. The bundles have always been the same for each region, right?

They have been in the past, but not this year.
5 mystery games in the US bundle, 3 mystery games and JC3 in euro bundle.
Lomax
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(03-21-2017, 02:49 AM)

Originally Posted by Parsnip

They have been in the past, but not this year.
5 mystery games in the US bundle, 3 mystery games and JC3 in euro bundle.

That seems... odd. Just Cause 3 seems like it would be semi-likely in the US bundle too even without the EU info... but then it's still $60 retail. Ugh, where's that list of all the stuff in previous SE bundles? That helped me avoid the last one. Guess I could just have someone buy me an EU bundle.

Edit: wouldn't the EU bundle have VAT added? Would that account for the price difference?
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https://youtu.be/c7Oq5O7uX0E


So good
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(03-21-2017, 03:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Phox

https://youtu.be/c7Oq5O7uX0E


So good

Makes me wanna play Catherin again. I might just do that too, since I have it BC on Xbox.
Would totally buy it again if it hit PC too. While I was let down by the title, since I expected more from it's story. It was still a really fun and unique experience.
Lomax
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(03-21-2017, 03:11 AM)
Did some digging and found the list of games in previous S-E bundles:

https://www.reddit.com/r/GameDeals/c...99649/db3hoi9/


2013 Christmas Box (£4.99)

Just Cause 2
Hitman: Blood Money
Tomb Raider
Dungeon Siege III
discount voucher

2014 Christmas Box (£4.99)

Thief - The Master Thief Edition
The Last Remnant
Murdered: Soul Suspect
Lara Croft: Guardian of Light
Deus Ex – The Fall
Nosgoth Founders - Warlord Pack
discount vouchers

2015 Easter Box (£4.99)

Life is Strange Episode 1
Just Cause collection
Hitman Absolution Elite Edition
Deus Ex GOTY edition

2015 Christmas Box (£4.99)

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris
Thief
Final Fantasy XIII
Life is Strange Episode 1
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
discount vouchers

Easter 2016 per /u/zayth

Final Fantasy VIII
Final Fantasy XIII-2
Quantum Conundrum
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut
20% coupon for Just Cause 3 and Rise of the Tomb Raider

Christmas 2016

LIGHTNING RETURNS™: FINAL FANTASY® XIII
GOETIA
LEGACY OF KAIN: SOUL REAVER
LEGACY OF KAIN: SOUL REAVER 2
HITMAN INTRO PACK
HITMAN GO: DEFINITIVE EDITION
TOMB RAIDER: UNDERWORLD

So based on the pattern of Final Fantasy games, I'd guess this box will have either Final Fantasy VI or FF IX. Can't really think of much else other than Just Cause 3 but it does seem odd it would be in the US bundle if the EU bundle costs more and has fewer games.
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(03-21-2017, 03:17 AM)
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i will trust Square-Enix to not let me down this time
Catshade
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If you haven't grabbed it on GOG yet, Eschalon: Book 1 is free on Steam now.
longlivegaming
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(03-21-2017, 03:20 AM)

Originally Posted by Catshade

If you haven't grabbed it on GOG yet, Eschalon: Book 1 is free on Steam now.

Thanks for the heads up. Oddly enough I own the 2nd and 3rd game but not the first one so this is perfect.
Anteater
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(03-21-2017, 03:59 AM)
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"Having to turn things off is indicative or poor optimization though."

fucking gaming side
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Originally Posted by Anteater

"Having to turn things off is indicative or poor optimization though."

fucking gaming side

At least there are people fighting the good fight.

Didn't Durante write a good article on this a few years back?
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(03-21-2017, 04:14 AM)
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Just finished a 3 and a half hours session of Nier like 15mins ago and I'm already feeling like firing it up again. This fucking game, man. It's so damn good! And I'm still early-ish in Route B, so other than the intro nothing drastically different from Route A has happened yet.
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Originally Posted by gngf123

At least there are people fighting the good fight.

Didn't Durante write a good article on this a few years back?

It's not surprising that people are frustrated with Nier since it doesn't really pass the eye test (though I think it looks really good in certain places) so to them it's a "bad port". It's a pretty barebones port IMO, but it's a game with Nier in its title. There's no way Square Enix gave them the budget to make it run super smoothly on both platforms. Now if the sales are as good as they seem to be, then hopefully there's post-launch support to improve the performance on a greater range of hardware, but it's Sqeenix so.... *shrug*

Just to be clear, I don't have issues with the port, but I can see why some people are upset.
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(03-21-2017, 04:30 AM)
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Oneshot has 98% positive reviews out of 1k? What is this game?


The Square box will probably have Life is Strange complete and Lara Croft Go as they've been out a while and not included previously.
Could it have Mankind Divided? Sales for that have been pretty deep already.
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Anteater
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Originally Posted by gngf123

At least there are people fighting the good fight.

Didn't Durante write a good article on this a few years back?

yeah he did
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(03-21-2017, 04:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by pantsattack

Oneshot has 98% positive reviews out of 1k? What is this game?


The Square box will probably have Life is Strange complete and Lara Croft Go as they've been out a while and not included previously.
Could it have Mankind Divided? Sales for that have been pretty deep already.

Oneshot's pretty great. It's mostly an adventure game, but it's very meta focused sort of like Pony Island and Undertale.
Teggy
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(03-21-2017, 05:37 AM)
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I'm finding so many hidden places in my Nier B run. It's like I wasn't even paying attention during the first play through :/
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Originally Posted by Corpekata

Oneshot's pretty great. It's mostly an adventure game, but it's very meta focused sort of like Pony Island and Undertale.

I had a friend gush about it. I guess I'll pick it up and add it next in line after I'm done with NieR.
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Originally Posted by pantsattack

Oneshot has 98% positive reviews out of 1k? What is this game?


The Square box will probably have Life is Strange complete and Lara Croft Go as they've been out a while and not included previously.
Could it have Mankind Divided? Sales for that have been pretty deep already.

OneShot is a puzzle-adventure with a really cool meta aspect. Honestly, don't look to much into it so you won't spoil the experience, but the game's pretty awesome.
Anteater
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(03-21-2017, 06:17 AM)
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finished route A in Nier Automata, yeah Nier 1 was definitely a stronger game, but I still enjoy Automata, also 9s is adorable, let's see where they go with this in the other routes
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(03-21-2017, 06:24 AM)
Subscribed to Humble Monthly to play The Witness but my 2011 laptop with a GT525m overheats and freezes/crashes in less than 2 minutes.

I guess I'll try playing at less than native resolution? That might help, right? I guess?
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(03-21-2017, 06:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Anteater

finished route A in Nier Automata, yeah Nier 1 was definitely a stronger game, but I still enjoy Automata, also 9s is adorable, let's see where they go with this in the other routes

bro i haven't even played the game but i know you can't review it after only one ending.
Anteater
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Originally Posted by Stumpokapow

bro i haven't even played the game but i know you can't review it after only one ending.

no I mean like comparing the first route with Nier's first route lol, obviously it can/will likely get better from here so I can't wait
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Platy
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Originally Posted by Stumpokapow

bro i haven't even played the game but i know you can't review it after only one ending.

Isn't this game that has like 24 endings ?

I wonder how many endings a reviewer must make xD
spineduke
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(03-21-2017, 07:04 AM)

Originally Posted by GrinningColossus

Subscribed to Humble Monthly to play The Witness but my 2011 laptop with a GT525m overheats and freezes/crashes in less than 2 minutes.

I guess I'll try playing at less than native resolution? That might help, right? I guess?

There's an option for dynamic resolution. Also try keeping vsync on to keep a frame limiter so as to not overwork the GPU.
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Originally Posted by Platy

Isn't this game that has like 24 endings ?

I wonder how many endings a reviewer must make xD

A lot of those are joke endings. I got Ending W by dying in the opening section.
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i think i screwed up in nier

moved forward in the story (9s got beat up and now i'm alone) and all the in-progress sidequests are gone

i was kinda wishing there wouldn't be big missables like this but i guess it's understandable
Monooboe
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Man, all the NieR hype really has gotten to me! Eventhough a gaming PC wasn't in my plans until I managed to set some things in place, I can't do this anymore, I need to figure something out and start building a PC.:D

Also Hollow Knight, damn I want to play that so much too.

This year seems to be one hell of a year for games.
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(03-21-2017, 07:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by zkylon

i think i screwed up in nier

moved forward in the story (9s got beat up and now i'm alone) and all the in-progress sidequests are gone

i was kinda wishing there wouldn't be big missables like this but i guess it's understandable

completed sidequests carry over to the next game I think? so I guess you just have to carry on, the transport at the resistance camp is broken for some reason so you have to fast travel to the nearest one
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Originally Posted by Anteater

"Having to turn things off is indicative or poor optimization though."

fucking gaming side

Eh....having to turn things off to get the game to run as well as another game while looking worse is indicative of potential optimization problems. It's a bit more complex than than the people you're referencing are making it out to be, but if a game's twice as taxing on my hardware than another I expect it to look better. Much better.
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So is Nier accurate on Steamspy yet? Cus it's looking good
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Originally Posted by Crimsonclaw111

So is Nier accurate on Steamspy yet? Cus it's looking good



It is, and it's not over yet. That's really good and I hope SE is taking fuckin notes.
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Originally Posted by Lanrutcon

Eh....having to turn things off to get the game to run as well as another game while looking worse is indicative of potential optimization problems. It's a bit more complex than than the people you're referencing are making it out to be, but if a game's twice as taxing on my hardware than another I expect it to look better. Much better.

I think that's confusing optimization and engine. Poor optimization would mean it's a specific PC issue, which, considering the PS4 version isn't 1080/60, isn't quite accurate. It's not like the console version is fantastic and the PC version sucks - they both suck, in a way you wouldn't expect either of them to. Generally speaking, the engine can't cope with what's being demanded of it, and PG's experience with PC dev leaves a little to be desired (like, why tie AA and AO together? And why not have hi-res cut-scenes? And what's the deal with the full--screen weirdness?).
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Originally Posted by GhostTrick

It is, and it's not over yet. That's really good and I hope SE is taking fuckin notes.

Still waiting on Dragon Quest Builders...
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Originally Posted by Crimsonclaw111

Still waiting on Dragon Quest Builders...


I'd say they should skip it and go for DQB2 as it should have online play.
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Originally Posted by GhostTrick

It is, and it's not over yet. That's really good and I hope SE is taking fuckin notes.

I hope the way they handled this up to the release is not on these notes though.
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Originally Posted by dude

I hope the way they handled this up to the release is not on these notes though.


True.
Pixieking
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Anyone know when the next GOG sale will likely be? I've got my eye on Icewind Dale 2, but 10 bucks is a bit steep for me right now.
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Originally Posted by zkylon

i think i screwed up in nier

moved forward in the story (9s got beat up and now i'm alone) and all the in-progress sidequests are gone

i was kinda wishing there wouldn't be big missables like this but i guess it's understandable

Theres nothing permanently missable on the game
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Originally Posted by Pixieking

Anyone know when the next GOG sale will likely be? I've got my eye on Icewind Dale 2, but 10 bucks is a bit steep for me right now.

Summer sale for one thing
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Originally Posted by Tizoc

Summer sale for one thing

Ah, that's not too long a wait. Cool cool. :)
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any vouchers for GMG going around? because they have Toukiden 2 23% off

edit: hmm checked my email and theres 5% codes but for specific games. Bummer.
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Originally Posted by GhostTrick

It is, and it's not over yet. That's really good and I hope SE is taking fuckin notes.

They might be taking notes now but when Dragon Quest Heroes 2 comes out day and date with PS4 and ends up bombing they'll rip up those notes and set them on fire.

Like I said yesterday, I'm pretty sure the Platinum name and 2B are selling Nier Automata right now. DQH2 has the Dragon Quest name but that's not worth much on PC.
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Originally Posted by Lomax

Edit: wouldn't the EU bundle have VAT added? Would that account for the price difference?

It's probably more in line with the fact that we can refund the purchase if we don't like the surprise whereas you're stuck with the US bundle.
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All this andromeda drama makes me want to buy a switch and go play zelda.
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