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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Morgoth, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. Morgoth Arcane

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    She looks fine. I'm more worried about the clumsy boring combat.
     
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  2. Parsifarka Prophet

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    What a pile of crap. So it's half movie, a quarter of excruciatingly boring combat and a quarter of stupid puzzles apt for preschoolers with yet another detective vision mimicry. And on top of that she's not even hot. Terrible, way to spoil what three years looked like a good idea.
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    I won't forget the original cutie :salute:
     
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  3. sullynathan Magister

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    Nu-DMC isn't too bad but that Enslaved is like a shittier version of Uncharted without guns. This looks way too much like God of War 4 too.
     
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    Ninja Theory has never really gotten the hang of combat. DmC was the closest they ever got to designing 'good' combat, and even then that's because it was basically just a substantially watered-down variant of DMC4's combat with most of the complexity cut out.
     
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  5. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I really like their take on the mental issues of the protagonist. The many toned whispers, the quirky visuals.
    Looks like hey could really pull of a descent into madness type of story.

    But it also looks like the gameplay will be just boring corridor walking and slashing the same enemy type over and over.
    Too bad, I hoped for something that would be worth more, than playing on youtube.
     
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  8. Mynon Scholar Shitposter

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    It does look promising enough. If nothing else, it will certainly scratch that Rune itch.
     
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    Might be worth a watch on YouTube. Playing it? No fucking way.
     
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  11. Morgoth Arcane

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    http://www.geekculturepodcast.com/2017/08/07/hellblade-senuas-sacrifice-will-erase-save-die-much/

     
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  13. Pretty Prophet

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    So, is it okay?
     
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  14. Morgoth Arcane

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    Steam reviews seem very positive. Avoid the forums like the plague though, some assholes are headlining spoilers.

    I'm prolly gonna get this very soon.
     
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  15. Ezekiel Savant

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    So far, it feels like it would have been better as a movie. I've barely played it at all. I have a sword, but I can't use it yet and get accustomed to the controls early because the game wants you to play its way, to present its story how it wants. It started with a really long boat ride which I had no control over and which just had the camera on her back the whole time. I'm now in the first detective vision part and don't know what the game wants me to look at. There are symbols everywhere. The screen gets redder when I look at the door, but I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do beyond that.

    It's probably something obvious and when I figure it out I'm gonna be pissed.

    Edit: Jesus Christ, how could I not notice that for so long? Fuck me.
     
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  16. Morgoth Arcane

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    Listen to the voices, buddy. :P

    https://www.destructoid.com/review-hellblade-senua-s-sacrifice-452614.phtml

     
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  17. Parsifarka Prophet

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    So it's a good movie.
     
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  18. Ezekiel Savant

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    I like the controls. Ctrl to parry, Spacebar to dodge, run with Shift, attack with the two mouse buttons, interact with F and target switching with the side buttons of the mouse. But I don't like how it plays. The combat is overly telegraphed and pretty simplistic. You don't even need to face an enemy to parry. If I get a Game Over and have to start over, it won't be because of the combat, but because of not knowing what to do on short notice. I died a few minutes ago because I took a wrong turn as a fire was spreading.

    If someone could tell me how to turn off the chromatic abberation and motion blur, that would be great. Why are these things so popular?
     
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    As the veil of night hides the thief and the manly facial features of a cheap tranny prostitute, so these sickening visual effect cover awful 2001-quality textures and other aesthetic crimes.
     
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  20. Pretty Prophet

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    I enjoyed Rise Son of Rome. Is it the same? A pretty game with simplistic spectacle combat? Or is it even more linear?
     
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    A bull dyke walking simulator. Neogaf GOTY 2017.

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  22. Valky Cipher Manlet

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    This looks more like a movie than a game.
     
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  23. bylam Funcom Developer

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    I've played it for about an hour.

    At it's heart, it's a walking sim with a few simple puzzles. The game does atmosphere well, but it gets pretty heavy handed with the constant whispering.
    Combat is functional - it's not deep or particularly difficult and the dodge being full immunity pretty much puts an end to the depth the combat system might have. Though later enemies might challenge this more.

    I'll probably see it through to the end if it is 6hrs long, as reported. I like the setting.
     
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  24. Mynon Scholar Shitposter

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    How does it compare to Rune?
     
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  25. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    Rune had actual levels with actual maps that were actually interactive, not sure where you're getting the idea that this will be similar.
     
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