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rjrumfel
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So I know this is a pretty old game, but I didn't see any threads out there for it.

Wow what a great story for a game.

Has anybody seen the trailer for the new one coming out? Pretty intense.

1/24/2018 10:02:40 PM

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This is in my top 3 favorite games ever, looking forward to the new one

1/24/2018 10:42:11 PM

rwoody
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This works for part 2 I guess, just bumped old thread

1/24/2018 11:07:19 PM

rjrumfel
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^Thanks, I searched and couldn't find it.

1/25/2018 1:08:02 AM

rwoody
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Saw a commercial that said 6/19 release! Advertising works!

6/8/2020 9:06:01 AM

rwoody
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Multiple ps3s in the first hour. Glad they have enough resources to use power on video games!

6/20/2020 2:49:45 PM

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Finished it almost 30 hrs!

Pretty great all the way through, good story and lots of super tense moments

7/12/2020 10:42:25 PM

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I think i am about 12 hours in. I just got to the hospital. I have really enjoyed it so far.

7/13/2020 8:08:06 AM

moron
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Just got this for Xmas, a few hours in now on og PS4. I’m almost in tears sometimes at how well made the world in this game is. Storytelling-wise this is the pinnacle of gaming, and possibly drama in general. There’s really a striking difference in polish and finesse between this as Cyberpunk. Great game if you’re thinking about picking it up... only thing I would caution is that it’s a constant depressing atmosphere (being post apocalypse and all)

12/27/2020 12:14:51 AM

moron
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This game needs to come with a Zoloft prescription

1/1/2021 6:44:39 PM

rjrumfel
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I got it not too long after it first came out, started it, then couldn't get anywhere because kids usurp all of my time. I want to get back into it though.

1/4/2021 10:01:41 PM

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You me me you. Awful slog.

1/24/2021 9:22:55 PM

Cabbage
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I've decided I'm gonna get myself a PS5 (just as soon as I can find one for retail price) for the primary purpose of playing these games.

1/27/2021 3:26:45 PM

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I know Among US, an app game, is super popular now. Every kid plays it.

1/27/2021 3:35:07 PM

rwoody
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^^save a chunk and just get a ps4

1/27/2021 3:38:49 PM

Cabbage
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Is a ps4 more stable/reliable or something, or is the main advantage just being cheaper? I'm not a big gamer, but I don't want to miss out on potential future games I might be interested in.

1/27/2021 3:46:42 PM

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Ah ok, I was going off your primary purpose, maybe my mind translated as sole purpose. Long story short those games are fine on ps4, but yea if you're worried about future games that's another story.

1/27/2021 3:56:19 PM

Cabbage
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Thanks! I've never owned many gaming systems (Atari 2600, Nintendo Switch, and Oculus Quest I/II are all I've ever had, not counting PC) so I am looking forward to having more game options available with a new PS5.

1/27/2021 4:01:00 PM

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The important question is does your planned location have a color anesthetic that will go better with black or white!

But yea LOU will probably also look at least a little better and maybe load a little quicker on ps5.

1/27/2021 4:15:30 PM

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I'm also curious to check out PSVR at some point (and I know you can do that with either system). I've had a lot of fun with Oculus VR, but there are some interesting titles on PSVR only, like Resident Evil.

1/27/2021 4:23:30 PM

rjrumfel
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Not that many folks get into physical media these days, but if you're going to get a PS5, and you don't have an HD Blu-ray player, get the PS5 with a disc slot.

1/27/2021 10:18:55 PM

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Thanks! I've tried learning about the different options in just the last couple of days, and I was planning on the one with the Blu-ray drive anyway. I do have a Blu-ray player, but it's hooked up to a TV and most of the movies I watch are watched on my computer instead (and I plan on using that same monitor for the PS5), so this will be more convenient for that.

Anybody have any idea when PS5 stock is supposed to come back? I teach during the school year and have limited time for gaming then (but I do have some--I just started playing Ghostbusters remastered on the Switch) but my goal is to have the PS by early May when I'm free. That seems like a reasonable time span to me, but I remember waiting for months and months during the early pandemic to have a chance to buy a Quest for my niece and nephew; stock was completely dry at the time.

1/27/2021 10:59:25 PM

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Seeing PS 5's huge gigantic main body, I lose interest and seriously doubt it will attract fans from Switch. Hard to say about its stock.

2/1/2021 8:14:34 AM

Cabbage
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I've been regularly checking vendor websites for PS5 stock lately. Had a good feeling about today when I heard Walmart was getting new stock this afternoon. From 3:00 to at least 4:30 they were releasing stock every 10 minutes; I was reloading the page trying to add it to my cart as soon as it was available, but no luck at all. It would go out of stock as soon as it was released. So I ended up biting the bullet, paid some extra, and bought it through Stockx this evening; cost me $780 ($694 + shipping and fees). Supposed to be here in 2-3 weeks.

3/4/2021 9:12:26 PM

Cabbage
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Got my PS5 today, along with a few games for it: Sackboy's Big Adventure, Demon's Souls, both Spider-Man games, and The Last of Us. Dabbled a little with each game tonight; TLOU definitely had the most intriguing beginning, but I think I might play Sackboy first and save the others for the summer when I have more time.

I did have one question: I just use the same monitor that I use for my PC, just switch out the PC and plug in the PS5. The monitor has no speakers, though, so I connect speakers separately. My Nintendo Switch has a 3.5mm audio jack right in the system. I was a little surprised that the only such jack I found on the PS was in the wireless controller itself (I didn't see one on the actual machine), so my wireless controller ends up wired to the speaker. It's a minor inconvenience, but I would prefer the controller actually be wireless. Anybody know any simple alternate way of connecting my speakers without having to wire it through the controller? (Without paying extra money to buy new wireless speakers or anything).

3/12/2021 2:01:23 AM

rjrumfel
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Stay with TLOU, you'll get sucked in soon.

3/15/2021 9:51:26 AM

Cabbage
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^Oh, I'm already sucked in, I just want to save it for when I have more free time to play it (otherwise, when I play a game during school, it's not unusual to have a period of weeks when I'm just too busy to play and I forget what the fuck's going on).

Having said that, I didn't find Sackboy that intriguing, so I went with Bioshock as my first game instead (I'm loving it, but I'm not as hyped to play it as TLOU, so I'm OK if I have a lag and forget what's going on).

3/15/2021 10:01:49 AM

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Finished Bioshock tonight and immediately began playing The Last of Us. Loving it so far (I got to the point where he picks up the young girl to be smuggled before I quit for the night) but, as usual for me with new games, I feel like I'm missing a lot as I get accustomed to the interface and controls.

4/13/2021 6:19:07 AM

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explore every nook and cranny in TLOU and TLOU2. Spare parts, ammo, supplies - all of that stuff is hiding in drawers, lockers, cabinets.

I may play through TLOU2 again this summer. I was spent after my first play through. I absolutely loved it.

4/13/2021 8:25:28 AM

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I followed a guy on Twitter that talked about playing the survivor modes which just sounds like a nightmare, esp for part 2.

I played part 1 again before part 2 came out but I can't imagine playing part 2 again. I enjoyed it but it's way too long to play twice imo

4/13/2021 8:40:38 AM

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^^Thanks, that's the way I usually play by default, but I know some games have some goals on a timer, so that kind of fucks me up in my usual methodical, inspect-everything approach.

4/13/2021 8:09:03 PM

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Y'all see this shit about a remake for PS5?

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-09/sony-s-obsession-with-blockbusters-is-stirring-unrest-within-playstation-empire

Absolutely wretched. Even with the generational leap in power, I can't see how remaking this game so early in the PS5's lifetime could possibly be better than just, I don't know, developing a fucking new game!

They could make it really immersive with the Tempest 3D audio, but I'd rather see that explored in new games...like fucking Resident Evil Village!

The faster loading speed isn't even something you'll notice in The Last of Us in the first place. Go play Remastered on the PS4. It takes like 15 seconds to load. I bet it's faster with Remastered on the PS5.

Graphically, a remake could improve some things quite a bit, but I doubt most people would notice or care. Remastered still had some low-detail geometry in its 3D assets and relatively poor lighting for a late-stage PS4 game, but who the hell cares about putting more triangles in some pipes? The Last of Us 2 had much better lighting and shadows, but that doesn't seem worth a remake to me, especially since the expectation will be at least one graphics mode with ray tracing.

So what the hell else could possibly be the draw for a PS5 remake? DualSense features? I mean I love the controller and all, but come on, that doesn't justify this kind of waste.

And on top of it all, we've already seen other PS4 titles like Ghost of Tsushima get patches that offer improved performance and graphics on PS5 without needing a native PS5 build, so it seems like releasing a similar patch for Remastered (and 2) would be a much easier win. The problem is that couldn't sell it to you.

4/14/2021 7:28:08 AM

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