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Posted 10 July 2017 - 11:57 PM Edited by iiConTr0v3rSYx, 10 July 2017 - 11:58 PM.

Finished Quantum Break. Good game but the last boss fight was really frustrating and almost made me want to give the game a rest. Story got kind of scattered near the end but it was ok.

The ending leaves a chance for a sequel and I believe it could of made a great TV series if MS allows Remedy the chance.

Was it though? After three tries (and one of them was me being impatient) I got the gist of it. You're meant to dodge Serene's attacks (when it all goes red) and kill his goons in the meantime. I think he takes two or three shots with the rifle and he's dead (or rather stunned). It's not as frustrating as other shooters. I had more trouble defeating bosses in Doom but then I learned a speedrun trick involving the BFG.

If they made it into a TV series it would get stretched out too much. The actual live action footage is an entire movie's length (or two if you add up all the possible decisions). I think it could work as a movie instead but only if they kept the original actors and writers. However, I would much rather play a second game than just watch a movie.
I would say the boss fight had way too much going on. They spam the knock-off flashes against you and the heavily armed big guys! The camera also locks on to Serene when he does that time bomb blast, making it difficult to escape it sometimes. It also doesn't help that the game auto saves right before a cutscene.

And I totally forgot about the other choices for the live action show so I guess I'll have to replay those parts. Aidan Gillen is a good actor and I loved his work in The Wire.

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Posted 11 July 2017 - 09:22 PM

Got $400 in PayPal from a friend, with more on the way. Hopefully I will have enough to get the X1X and a 4KTV by the time it drops.

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 09:25 AM

Got $400 in PayPal from a friend, with more on the way. Hopefully I will have enough to get the X1X and a 4KTV by the time it drops.

 

Tell your friend my paypal is open, too. :p

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 10:47 AM

Got $400 in PayPal from a friend, with more on the way. Hopefully I will have enough to get the X1X and a 4KTV by the time it drops.

 
Tell your friend my paypal is open, too. :p
it is from something we are selling. He finally ran out of his stock of stuff, so he is using mine, and giving me half of the profits. Long story short I paid $7 and will be getting the X1X and possibly a 4KTV.

Imagine telling everyone you know that you paid $7 for the latest and greatest in entertainment.

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#10265

Posted 12 July 2017 - 11:58 PM

I just beat DR3, and it was well worth the $12. Now I want to play at least the first two games. The twist was fun for fans of the previous game. Might have to boot up my 360 for the first time in a few months. But I'm thinking about finding them on Xbone for cheap.
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Posted 13 July 2017 - 01:46 AM

I just beat DR3, and it was well worth the $12. Now I want to play at least the first two games. The twist was fun for fans of the previous game. Might have to boot up my 360 for the first time in a few months. But I'm thinking about finding them on Xbone for cheap.

 

Definitely get Dead Rising 1 for Xbox One.  It's the best of the series and playing it at 60 FPS makes it so much better, when it's already an amazing game.  It's the most difficult and least wacky of the series and has the best iteration of my favorite Dead Rising protagonist, Frank West.  One of my favorite games of all time without a doubt.


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Posted 13 July 2017 - 01:05 PM

 

 

Got $400 in PayPal from a friend, with more on the way. Hopefully I will have enough to get the X1X and a 4KTV by the time it drops.

 
Tell your friend my paypal is open, too. :p
it is from something we are selling. He finally ran out of his stock of stuff, so he is using mine, and giving me half of the profits. Long story short I paid $7 and will be getting the X1X and possibly a 4KTV.

Imagine telling everyone you know that you paid $7 for the latest and greatest in entertainment.

 

 

 

Oh, "stock of stuff" ;) Got it lol

 

Not bad, I spent around $100 and gas money to get my custom Xb1 with DR3 and one year of Live back in 2013. Won it :p

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Posted 13 July 2017 - 01:39 PM

 

 

Got $400 in PayPal from a friend, with more on the way. Hopefully I will have enough to get the X1X and a 4KTV by the time it drops.

 
Tell your friend my paypal is open, too. :p
it is from something we are selling. He finally ran out of his stock of stuff, so he is using mine, and giving me half of the profits. Long story short I paid $7 and will be getting the X1X and possibly a 4KTV.

Imagine telling everyone you know that you paid $7 for the latest and greatest in entertainment.
 
 
 
Oh, "stock of stuff" ;) Got it lol
 
Not bad, I spent around $100 and gas money to get my custom Xb1 with DR3 and one year of Live back in 2013. Won it :p
Dpnt worry it is nothing illegal :p We simply cheated a store's system to get 1000x of something we were only supposed to get 1 of.

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Posted 13 July 2017 - 04:54 PM Edited by GTA3Rockstar, 13 July 2017 - 04:54 PM.

 

Dpnt worry it is nothing illegal :p We simply cheated a store's system to get 1000x of something we were only supposed to get 1 of.

 

 

 

Sounds like you hustled the store like people did for the NES mini but those weren't $7 :p

 

what was it? ;)


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Posted 13 July 2017 - 07:25 PM

Dpnt worry it is nothing illegal :p We simply cheated a store's system to get 1000x of something we were only supposed to get 1 of.

Humm...?

Sounds ileagl.
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Posted 15 July 2017 - 09:31 AM

Very 'ileagl'

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 12:59 PM Edited by ΣΓ, 15 July 2017 - 02:37 PM.

Or a website bug. One of our biggest retailers had a bug on Black Friday two years ago (I think) where one TV (or similar product) was priced at $1 or some ridiculously small amount. Somebody ordered it and they got it for that price because that's the way it was advertised.


Edit: Forza Motorsport 7 has really cool looking graphics. I just noticed how opponent cars reflect onto the hood of the player's vehicle. I have never seen reflections like this in a video game before (which is no surprise since it takes a lot of GPU power to reflect moving objects onto a moving surface). The effect is most likely restricted to the hood of the car and for the player vehicle only but it is a cool effect nonetheless.

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Never mind. Turns out even Forza Motorsport 4 on the Xbox 360 had this effect.
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Posted 18 July 2017 - 06:45 PM

Trip, I thought your live account was hacked after I saw the name change. XD
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Posted 18 July 2017 - 07:23 PM

Trust me it felt weird changing it.
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Posted 18 July 2017 - 07:33 PM Edited by ΣΓ, 18 July 2017 - 07:37 PM.

How do cross-platform Xbox games work on Windows 10 if you buy the disc version, which is Xbox One only? Do you install it on Xbox and then on the same account you can log in on the Windows store and download your game? That sounds risky for them because they don't know whether you still have the Xbox disc if they allow a digital download on PC.

Edit: Turns out you need a digital license to play it on both. f*cking sucks but kinda makes sense. This means that I will be forced to buy both physical and digital copies of the Forza games (it also sucks that the prices on the Windows Store are jacked up).

f*ck me. I can't wait for November to come to get my One X.

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Posted 18 July 2017 - 07:50 PM

Why buy the physical copy?

All digital is the way to go. You will always have your games...no lost, broken, scratched discs.

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Posted 18 July 2017 - 08:25 PM

Often times physical copies are cheaper. Also, I like to collect some of the games that I really like in the form of discs.

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 01:55 AM

Why buy the physical copy?

All digital is the way to go. You will always have your games...no lost, broken, scratched discs.

I'm normally a physical copy guy. I just feel secure in having a physical copy of a game I really like. I don't have a problem with damaging my games. I think I've damaged one game in twenty years of CD/DVD media. The Lord of the Rings Return of the King for PS2. And once someone thought I told them I could sell my Rogue Squadron 2 & 3 discs at a garage sale. But other than that, it's not a problem for me.

I'm just worried that I'll get accidentally banned from XBL, and I won't have any games, except the ones I have already downloaded. And I have had my account suspended for "unusual activity", and there wasn't any unusual activities. I think I was using my mom's credit card at one point, and that was unusual. But I really think it's because I redeemed too many free bing rewards gift cards. I don't want that happening again, I don't know how to plan for when they decide I'm breaking their rules, so I get physical copies of the games I really want.

I do get digital games, though, if they are on sale. Like today, I got Battlefield 4 for $5.

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 01:48 PM Edited by GTA3Rockstar, 19 July 2017 - 01:54 PM.

Digital will be the only way forward for me, considering the use of game sharing. Basically half price, anyways.

 

Though, I tend to use Gamefly for rentals, still.


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Posted 19 July 2017 - 07:18 PM

Forza Motorsport 4 allows you to take 4K pictures in game. Meanwhile the actual game is running in 720p. They were ahead of their time with this feature. It kinda gives me hope that these games will one day make it to PC with the back compat mode that the Xbox has. Phil Spencer hinted at in one interview that they are thinking about bringing the back compat feature to PC at some point.

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Posted 22 July 2017 - 06:28 AM

Why buy the physical copy?

All digital is the way to go. You will always have your games...no lost, broken, scratched discs.

Personally, i disagree.

 

I prefer collecting the physical copys. I like having the option to sell the games to GameStop if i dont want it anymore, trading disks with my friends, and a lot of digital games i can't play without an internet connection. Also, I feel more secure knowing if anything ever happened to my account, I'd still have my games. I do buy digital games if their really cheap XBLA titles or on sale AAA games most of the time.

 

Also, damaged games aren't an issue for me as i keep mine in great condition, and i usually spend a couple dollars extra for a 1-year warranty for that stuff anyway.

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Posted 22 July 2017 - 12:39 PM Edited by Gremlin Sombra, 22 July 2017 - 12:47 PM.

Since I'm a huge cheap asshole. I prefer to get games on disc because that's where games go down in price more quickly. And if I'm buying something day one. I'm gonna get it from best buy with my GCU discount.

Not saying Deal's with Gold isn't great. But it usually takes awhile for most games to have an actual good sale on them. When you compare them to physical.

Edit: Also, kinda like the being banned scenario. What if someday the xbox servers where to go down and i lose my external hard drive or anything like that? Would i just lose all my games? Physical is a sure way I'll have them forever.
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Posted 22 July 2017 - 05:55 PM

Forza Motorsport 4 allows you to take 4K pictures in game. Meanwhile the actual game is running in 720p. They were ahead of their time with this feature. It kinda gives me hope that these games will one day make it to PC with the back compat mode that the Xbox has. Phil Spencer hinted at in one interview that they are thinking about bringing the back compat feature to PC at some point.

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Are you talking about the original Big Shot feature the photo mode had, that took half an hour to render a single picture?

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Posted 22 July 2017 - 07:49 PM

Yeah. Actually it takes more like 4-5 minutes. The video capture thing takes that long.

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Posted 22 July 2017 - 07:52 PM

 

Why buy the physical copy?

All digital is the way to go. You will always have your games...no lost, broken, scratched discs.

Personally, i disagree.

 

I prefer collecting the physical copys. I like having the option to sell the games to GameStop if i dont want it anymore, trading disks with my friends, and a lot of digital games i can't play without an internet connection. Also, I feel more secure knowing if anything ever happened to my account, I'd still have my games. I do buy digital games if their really cheap XBLA titles or on sale AAA games most of the time.

 

Also, damaged games aren't an issue for me as i keep mine in great condition, and i usually spend a couple dollars extra for a 1-year warranty for that stuff anyway.

 

 

 

You mean give away to GameStop. ;)


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Posted 22 July 2017 - 08:40 PM

Honestly, the only games I take back to gamestop is sports games. I'll get 5-10 bucks taken off to buy the new one, so what the hell.

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Posted 22 July 2017 - 09:02 PM

You mean give away to GameStop. ;)

Yeah, usually it's not much of a deal, but the other option is the game just collecting dust on my shelf. There are only so many games I play at any given time (and even less I return to to replay these days), so I see the worth in the price cut when trading in for the new releases.

 

I used to keep my copies, but then I found out that I have shelves overflowing with games, while on regular basis I'm still usually just getting the mileage out of a handful of favorites anyway. So now I'm just sitting on the games I know for sure I will return to more than once, while circling the rest in and out.

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Posted 23 July 2017 - 04:25 PM

Xbox one X is coming out and they want to bring back xbox original games, mainly I believe for system link on all generations of xbox, I believe this needs to jump start system link again to newer games. I think there should be a re release of GTA V with all included DLC on a disc and/or a marketplace store add on for system link for xbox. Especially since xbox 360 hasn't had an update for a while and it would be an excellent way to send it off with a bang, those servers WILL eventually be gone so definitely previous gen users should support this. The only games that take advantage of this multiplayer game mode are shooters and racing games. Just imagine being able to play at a friends local party play without getting kicked for being idle and on a separate ranking system, or even an option to play with your online unlocks and not earn any additional unlocks offline so there is no cheating. It would be really fun to practice and play off especially when there servers aren't running for whatever reason. Borderlands, saints row, and a few other games have released there updates and DLC on discs before and this would be a HUGE release! Please everyone we should request this it CAN be added in future content.System Link only exist on xbox one via Call of duty and half AS*ED it in gears of war 4 by only having VS and no horde mode. Kameo had a system link add on that released on the market place. System Link still works on Xbox one and it needs bigger games to support it, dont you guys want to be able to play if your Internet is out? Halo you lost me, I can't believe you guys said you couldn't add system link when I have EVERY CALL OF DUTY GAME ON XBOX ONE THAT WORKS ON SYSTEM LINK!!!! It would be AMAZING to be able to mess around on a new game and Unlock everything with your friends offline and work for it the same way you would online.
Edited by Mikezx6r, 18 hours ago.
Xbox one X is coming out and they want to bring back xbox original games, mainly I believe for system link on all generations of xbox, I believe this needs to jump start system link again to newer games. I think there should be a re release of GTA V with all included DLC on a disc and/or a marketplace store add on for system link for xbox. Especially since xbox 360 hasn't had an update for a while and it would be an excellent way to send it off with a bang, those servers WILL eventually be gone so definitely previous gen users should support this. The only games that take advantage of this multiplayer game mode are shooters and racing games. Just imagine being able to play at a friends local party play without getting kicked for being idle and on a separate ranking system, or even an option to play with your online unlocks and not earn any additional unlocks offline so there is no cheating. It would be really fun to practice and play off especially when there servers aren't running for whatever reason. Borderlands, saints row, and a few other games have released there updates and DLC on discs before and this would be a HUGE release! Please everyone we should request this it CAN be added in future content.System Link only exist on xbox one via Call of duty and half AS*ED it in gears of war 4 by only having VS and no horde mode. Kameo had a system link add on that released on the market place. System Link still works on Xbox one and it needs bigger games to support it, dont you guys want to be able to play if your Internet is out? Halo you lost me, I can't believe you guys said you couldn't add system link when I have EVERY CALL OF DUTY GAME ON XBOX ONE THAT WORKS ON SYSTEM LINK!!!! It would be AMAZING to be able to mess around on a new game and Unlock everything with your friends offline and work for it the same way you would online.
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Posted 23 July 2017 - 06:47 PM

Honestly, the only games I take back to gamestop is sports games. I'll get 5-10 bucks taken off to buy the new one, so what the hell.

 

Best buy usually has the better deal for that. The last few years, if you return Madden and get the new one pre-ordered; you end up with like $30.

 

 

 

You mean give away to GameStop. ;)

Yeah, usually it's not much of a deal, but the other option is the game just collecting dust on my shelf. There are only so many games I play at any given time (and even less I return to to replay these days), so I see the worth in the price cut when trading in for the new releases.

 

I used to keep my copies, but then I found out that I have shelves overflowing with games, while on regular basis I'm still usually just getting the mileage out of a handful of favorites anyway. So now I'm just sitting on the games I know for sure I will return to more than once, while circling the rest in and out.

 

 

 

Ebay is by far the better option when you wan to sell your games.


Xbox one X is coming out and they want to bring back xbox original games, mainly I believe for system link on all generations of xbox, I believe this needs to jump start system link again to newer games. I think there should be a re release of GTA V with all included DLC on a disc and/or a marketplace store add on for system link for xbox. Especially since xbox 360 hasn't had an update for a while and it would be an excellent way to send it off with a bang, those servers WILL eventually be gone so definitely previous gen users should support this. The only games that take advantage of this multiplayer game mode are shooters and racing games. Just imagine being able to play at a friends local party play without getting kicked for being idle and on a separate ranking system, or even an option to play with your online unlocks and not earn any additional unlocks offline so there is no cheating. It would be really fun to practice and play off especially when there servers aren't running for whatever reason. Borderlands, saints row, and a few other games have released there updates and DLC on discs before and this would be a HUGE release! Please everyone we should request this it CAN be added in future content.System Link only exist on xbox one via Call of duty and half AS*ED it in gears of war 4 by only having VS and no horde mode. Kameo had a system link add on that released on the market place. System Link still works on Xbox one and it needs bigger games to support it, dont you guys want to be able to play if your Internet is out? Halo you lost me, I can't believe you guys said you couldn't add system link when I have EVERY CALL OF DUTY GAME ON XBOX ONE THAT WORKS ON SYSTEM LINK!!!! It would be AMAZING to be able to mess around on a new game and Unlock everything with your friends offline and work for it the same way you would online.

 

 

No.


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Posted 24 July 2017 - 03:50 AM Edited by Awesom-0, 24 July 2017 - 03:52 AM.

 

 

Why buy the physical copy?

All digital is the way to go. You will always have your games...no lost, broken, scratched discs.

Personally, i disagree.

 

I prefer collecting the physical copys. I like having the option to sell the games to GameStop if i dont want it anymore, trading disks with my friends, and a lot of digital games i can't play without an internet connection. Also, I feel more secure knowing if anything ever happened to my account, I'd still have my games. I do buy digital games if their really cheap XBLA titles or on sale AAA games most of the time.

 

Also, damaged games aren't an issue for me as i keep mine in great condition, and i usually spend a couple dollars extra for a 1-year warranty for that stuff anyway.

 

You mean give away to GameStop. ;)

Yeah. While GameStop does have a bad reputation for ripping people off with that stuff, its still better than not being able to sell them at all.

 

Besides, i get most of my games off of Amazon, where they're way cheaper. So I'm not really loosing much money anyhoo. and it's not like i sell them my expensive games because i know I'd.get ripped off then.





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