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The Last Of Us 2 - now with protagonist-murdering trannies

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by imweasel, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. Silverfish Arbiter

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    Or you could buy a good game instead.
     
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  2. Olinser Savant

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    Paying 15 dollars for them to shit in your mouth is still 15 dollars too much.

    I literally wouldn't play this crap if it were free.
     
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  3. JDR13 Arcane

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    Except for the expansion DLC, which was garbage, the first game was good.
     
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  4. kangaxx Savant

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    The first game was 95% story and world, and the gameplay was wildly overrated. I can't see myself ever bothering with the second.
     
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  5. Norfleet Moderator

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    Also it was a shooter on consoletrash. Why the hell would you want to play a shooter with a controller?
     
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  6. Ezekiel Arcane

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    Gameplay was overrated and story wasn't even that good. Never really bought into it or cared, their relationship. Clickers got old quick. Post above reminds me, I was irritated about not being able to turn off the aim assist tracking of enemies. Why when Uncharted let you play without?
     
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  7. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    If I was thinking of playing a game like this I'd probably play Days Gone instead.
     
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  8. Ezekiel Arcane

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    Fifty dollars on Steam. Will have to wait a couple of years. If it were a GOG game, I'd just pirate it.
     
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  9. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    Just pirate the steam version?
     
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  10. Ezekiel Arcane

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    Used to do that a lot, but more of a hassle. Last Steam game I pirated, The TakeOver, wouldn't even crack/work. If I'm gonna keep something on my computer or in my archives, I'd rather it be DRM and crack-free.
     
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  11. ferratilis Magister

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    16 bucks
    https://www.eneba.com/us/steam-days-gone-steam-key-global
     
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  12. JDR13 Arcane

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    Days Gone is nothing like TLoU, and it's actually worth paying for.
     
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  13. Matador Arcane

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    I would like the police inspect the Hard Disks of all the people who liked this game.
     
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  14. Ezekiel Arcane

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    Went pretty far in the Last of Us II today before deciding Survival was just crappy. I found it so lame that your enemies always have unlimited ammo and you always have maybe two bullets, if any. Makes the game way too much about coming up behind, grab n' stab, rinse and repeat. So now I'm trying a balance of Hard and Survival. Nice that you can adjust all the individual difficulty parameters. But now, with the meter just one lower I'm finding too many resources, when I only really wanted more ammo. Oh well.

    She kills so many people to avenge one person, in a story that's supposed to be serious. If you look up the term "cognitive dissonance" in a dictionary, the definition is "The Last of Us, Part II." The story has no point. I don't feel like what I'm doing matters, because revenge is a stupid motivation. It's excusable in fantasy like God of War or exploitation like Kill Bill and Lady Snowblood, but stupid in serious drama. Imagine going through so much trouble, getting killed over and over from the player's perspective, to do something for a dead person who won't come back anyway.

    First game that made me put the PS4 out in the hallway.

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    Because when you're playing a cinematic game, what you want to hear is your console fans roaring nonstop over the ambience. Brilliant engineering, consoles. Build them like computers but make them so small that the fans can barely ventilate the heat. And all the gamers care about is how nice it looks.

    The default Contrast and Brightness are much too low and high. Have them at +4 and -4 in HDR.
     
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  15. Ezekiel Arcane

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    Twenty runners, a bunch of clickers and a bloater for some guitar strings from the music shop?!

    I dislike only being able to swap shoulders while aiming. It makes corners worse. L3 doesn't do anything important. Just lets you look at points of interest, which could have been done with Triangle when those moments occur. What they could have done is move the flashlight to L3 and then let you swap shoulders at all times with R3, fittingly the camera stick. Also wouldn't then have to leave the camera stick to press Cross to control THE CAMERA.
     
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  16. Ezekiel Arcane

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    I can't stand the rain, and not because of sweet memories.

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    Any film director who would intentionally do this to their lens to make a storm feel wet would be laughed at. Really distracting and stupid. Screw artistic intent. Your artistic intention here was stupid and you should have provided an option to disable it. There's a lot of rain in this game.
     
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  17. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer Sad Loser

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    Thankfully there are no actual lens in videogames. So ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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  18. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    "lens" effects in third person games are retarded, I don't want to feel like I'm playing as a cameraman
     
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  19. revealer Augur

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    same with fpv
     
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  20. Sodafish Arcane

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    Unless the POV character is wearing a gasmask etc, like in Metro.
     
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  21. revealer Augur

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    Even then. I mean there is realism that increases immersion, and then there's realism that's just annoying.
    Like depth of field setting - bitch irl I just focus my eyes on background and have it clear, here it's just blurry shite all the time. Gives a movie effect? I'm not watching a freaking movie mkaay?!
     
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  22. Sodafish Arcane

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    Almost without exception the use of this is retarded in games. We can agree on that.
     
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  23. Ezekiel Arcane

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    I always turn off chromatic abberation, lens flares and such when I have the choice. Learned you can disable the rain droplets on the screen in The Last of Us II by turning off Accessibility Options > Motion Sickness > Enable Full Screen Effects.

    The production values are nice. But that's a double-edged sword that stifles creativity. When you have over 2,000 people (I didn't make that number up.) working on a game, it's much harder for any one of them to make a suggestion. If I had worked there at the time and it was a smaller project with fewer people, maybe someone would have listened to me or read my note in the suggestion box when I said that shoulder swapping would have made more sense on R3, allowed at all times, not just while aiming.

    Would be good if some of the upgrades weren't under abilities that you don't really want and have little if anything to do with the other. I hardly ever use the Listening mode, but I have to enhance it if I want certain other upgrades. Those later upgrades already cost more, so why put that extra cost there for something the player doesn't want? I hardly upgrade anything, because it's generally so expensive for so little. Wasted 80 on that rifle scope I hardly get to use.

    Aiming is weird. Partly because the game assists. Wish the stealth was better. Wish that merely aiming at an unsuspecting enemy with your gun didn't give them this sixth sense. Well, not quite sixth sense, but it makes them extremely attuned to the outermost regions of their far peripheral vision.

    Wish you could aim your gun from low cover without lifting your head. In Uncharted 1, you could actually pop out to the side from low cover, rather than always popping up. Uncharted 2 removed that, and I don't think Naughty Dog ever really improved their cover mechanics, whether it's sticky cover like Uncharted or free cover like The Last of Us. Well, it's nice that you can crouch and lie down. That's an improvement over Uncharted. But your movement options are still so limited that it's hard to aim at any enemy without getting shot at.
     
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  25. JDR13 Arcane

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    Says the penis...
     
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