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Quantum Break - now available on Steam

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Morgoth, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-04-01-quantum-break-review

     
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  2. Riskbreaker Arcane Patron

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    What I'm getting from this is: by-the-numbers cinematic cover shooter with clumsy movement and merely serviceable gunplay, that is somewhat saved by its presentation and by protagonist's time manipulation abilities (that are apparently taken away from him every now and then).

    Alan Wake's gameplay was tolerable due to its mood and environments. This on the other hand looks horribly bland, with even less though put into actual game.

    And no, it's not ":hero:" at all. Remedy can and ought do much better than that. To see them reduced to this is genuinely sad, as is the possibility of them going away if this thing fails to sell.
     
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  3. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    Hence the :hero:
    I pressed "F" to pay my respects.:cry:
     
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  4. IHaveHugeNick Arcane

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    Remedy is one company where I don't give a flying shit about reviews. Alan had shit gameplay and reviews too and I had an absolute blast with it.
     
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  5. typical user Arbiter

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    Corrirdor shooter without sandbox world (aka yet another Uncharted): Check
    Some Michael Bay unique-ass mechanics to make hype about: Check
    Spamming Batman-eqsue vision-ability to find collectibles and other stupid crap: Check
    Popamole: Check

    Summary: Would not buy. :keepmymoney:
     
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  6. Taka-Haradin puolipeikko Prestigious Gentleman Filthy Kalinite Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Bubbles In Memoria
    http://www.gamewatcher.com/news/2016-05-04-quantum-break-pc-where-s-our-review-bad-port

    Show Spoiler


    PC launch seems to be proceeding as expected.
     
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  7. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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    I'm sure it got nothing to do with this shitty UWP.

    Damn I'd have actually bought it if it were on Steam. Stupid stupid Microsoft.
     
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  8. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    That Bradford...
    [​IMG]
    what are you talking about man? It can't be...
    [​IMG]
    :hmmm:
    did the devs working on the PC version just get used to alt-F4ing out of the game and figured it'd be no big deal? Really?
    [​IMG]

    So you play shooter on PC and have urge to grab controller?
    absolutelydisgusting.bmp
     
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  9. Carrion Arcane Patron

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    Max Payne was initially a PC-only third-person shooter, which stood out from other games because it allowed you to manipulate time and was visually influenced by 80's and 90's action movies. They never attempted to make an interactive movie, though, and even resented the term when they were asked about it in various interviews. This was for a good reason, as they had obviously put a ton of work into making the gameplay as enjoyable and smooth as possible, to a point where it was damn near flawless, with very responsive controls and satisfying gunplay — they knew that they were making an action game, so they made sure the action was as good as possible. The game was also (mostly) gorgeous without requiring a monster computer to run properly.

    Quantum Break is similiarly a third-person shooter with time manipulation as its gimmick. However, instead of just being stylistically influenced by movies and TV series, it actually makes you watch one, so that the term "interactive TV series" is kind of correct. As if that wasn't bad enough, it's also a multiplatform game with an apparenty shitty PC port that runs like crap and barely knows how to make use of mouse and keyboard. And of course it also has a cover system.

    It sucks that it has come to this with Remedy.
     
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    Another quality Win Store release. I have a feeling that we won't see many more of them from MS.

    This explains why PC version was barely mentioned despite its parallel release, and why even their friendly journos didn't see anything of it nor received their review codes.
     
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  11. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    "Thanks lord athe, and glorious anita sarkesian, that we don't need to test another product, of our masters, on these devilish machines called pee-cees."
     
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  12. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    But we really want to get in PC gaming again!!
    Next time :P
     
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  13. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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    Inb4 10GB Day 1 patch fixing ~1000 bugs and doubling performance. Sorry guize, the journos received an outdated review copy.
     
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  14. Silly Rabbit Learned

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    MS delivers again!
    What a fucking shitshow:

    From the results we're getting it can be assumed that the game is using the same resolution reconstruction technique as on XBO.
    Thus when you select 1080p in game's settings what you're really getting is 720p SAA4x reconstructed into 1080p by a shader program.
    If you select 1440p you're getting something akin to 1707x960 SAA4x reconstructed into 2560x1440 and if you're selecting 4K you're getting 2560x1440 SAA4x reconstructed into 3840x2160.


    http://www.pcgameshardware.de/Quantum-Break-Spiel-15745/Specials/Technik-Test-1191358/

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  15. tormund Arcane

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    http://archive.is/cwLU2
    :dead:
    Also, only funny thing about that eye-patch "punishment" for pirates is that, since this game isn't cracked yet, only people who are getting eyepatches are legit buyers who are playing their game without being logged in.:D
     
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    I have a feeling they will keep pushing turds like this out from the windows store for a long time before they give up...
     
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  17. vortex Fabulous Optimist

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    Which engine is running the game ?
     
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  19. Durandal Arcane

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    Originally I was going to buy QB just because CIA was in it, but not even Winbotnet 10 and pure popamole can make me submit to the memes.
     
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  20. GrainWetski Arcane

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    So not only does the game suck, Remedy managed to make one of the worst ports ever?

    Hope they go under after this, like they deserve to.
     
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  21. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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    Remedy's own Northlight engine.
     
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  22. Riskbreaker Arcane Patron

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    To be fair here, MS probably holds significant share of responsibility for this port's shittyness. Remedy probably couldn't allocate enough resources and manpower for PC port, and I doubt that MS provided much funds or assistance for its development, but they were still expected to ship it alongside the Xbox version.
     
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  23. Cassidy Arcane

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    Still hoping the two excremental walled garden platforms this likewise excremental game was made for shall bomb horribly.
     
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  24. typical user Arbiter

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    It takes a huge talent to fuck up a PC version of game on your own fucking system especially when you are biggest company in IT and diverging resources for that port shouldn't be a problem at all.
     
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  25. vortex Fabulous Optimist

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    It's not that bad. It's playable but it can be better. I'm sure Remedy will cook up something.
     
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