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  1. #27151
    Since 1929 Morris Schæffer's Avatar
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    I think that they really wanted to emphasize the cinematic part and so it charges forward with nary a challenge - action or cerebral - but it's not the best playing Uncharted game.

    That being said, quitting was never on the cards for me.
    MOVIES

    • Lion (Davis, 2016) ♦♦♦
    • It (Muschietti, 2017) ♦♦♦
    • Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D (Cameron, 1991) ♦♦♦♦
    • The Terminator (Cameron, 1984) ♦♦♦♦ rewatch
    • Abduction (Singleton, 2011)
    • Titanic 3D (Cameron, 1997) ♦♦♦♦
    • Baby Driver (Wright, 2017) ♦♦♦
    • Dunkirk (Nolan, 2017) ♦♦♦♦
    • Spider-Man: Homecoming (Watts, 2017) ♦♦½
    • War for the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2017) ♦♦♦½
    • The Mummy (Kurtzman, 2017) ♦½
    • Whiteout (Sena, 2009) ♦½

    TV

    • The Americans (S5) ♦♦♦♦ / Game of Thrones (S7) ♦♦♦½ / The Americans (S4) ♦♦♦♦
    • Better Call Saul (S3) ♦♦♦ / The Americans (S3) ♦♦♦♦ / The Americans (S2) ♦♦♦♦

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    The best Uncharted game is Uncharted 2.

    Just Watched
    Payback (1999) ★★★★
    The Avengers (2012) ★★★★★
    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) ★★★★½
    Ghostbusters II (1989) ★★★★
    Ghostbusters (1984) ★★★★★


    Currently Playing | Played
    The Witness (Steam) ★★★★★

    TV Show Currently Watching | Watched
    Twin Peaks (S1) ...
    The Defenders (S1) ★

    Currently Reading | Read
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    Quote Quoting Dukefrukem (view post)
    The best Uncharted game is Uncharted 2.
    Hear! Hear!
    Last Seen (out of 10):

    Man Vs. - 6.5
    Blair Witch - 4
    Get Out - 8.5
    Scream - 7
    Arrival - 8

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    The epilogue of Uncharted 4 is one of my favorite gaming moments ever.
    I'm back to rating shit again.

    Carol (Todd Haynes) - ***
    Phoenix (Christian Petzold) - ***½
    The Hateful Eight (Quentin Tarantino) - ***½
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens (JJ Abrams) - ***
    The Mend (John Magary) - ***


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    Quote Quoting Watashi (view post)
    The epilogue of Uncharted 4 is one of my favorite gaming moments ever.
    True!

    Just Watched
    Payback (1999) ★★★★
    The Avengers (2012) ★★★★★
    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) ★★★★½
    Ghostbusters II (1989) ★★★★
    Ghostbusters (1984) ★★★★★


    Currently Playing | Played
    The Witness (Steam) ★★★★★

    TV Show Currently Watching | Watched
    Twin Peaks (S1) ...
    The Defenders (S1) ★

    Currently Reading | Read
    Songs of Susannah (King) ...
    Wolves of Calla (King) ★



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    Uwe Boll movies > all Marvel U movies

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    I am digging the hell out of Pillars of Eternity. So glad it came to the consoles. I'm surprised by how good it plays with a controller. The port is pretty solid.

    It's been well over ten years since I've played a game like this - since the second Icewind Dale game.

    I'm playing it on the easiest setting, because I don't really care about the strategic combat. But exploring the world, the dialog and story is all great.

  7. #27157
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    Finally done Uncharted 4. What a plodding experience that was. I have replayed the original 3 several times and surely will several more, but it's going to be a long ass time before I feel like going through that again.

    Completely boring, and the ending really lost any gravitas at all by not having the balls to have SOMEONE die. The whole point of the adventure was that Drake is realizing this stuff is not worth the risk anymore. That's all for nothing when everyone gets out completely unscathed and they CONTINUE DOING IT.

    Sure the epilogue was cute, but man. This missed the mark big time.

    And I am so. Tired. Of. Climbing.
    Last Seen (out of 10):

    Man Vs. - 6.5
    Blair Witch - 4
    Get Out - 8.5
    Scream - 7
    Arrival - 8

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    Rockstar continues to troll us by announcing L.A. Noire on next gen consoles. No Red Dead though.

    Just Watched
    Payback (1999) ★★★★
    The Avengers (2012) ★★★★★
    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) ★★★★½
    Ghostbusters II (1989) ★★★★
    Ghostbusters (1984) ★★★★★


    Currently Playing | Played
    The Witness (Steam) ★★★★★

    TV Show Currently Watching | Watched
    Twin Peaks (S1) ...
    The Defenders (S1) ★

    Currently Reading | Read
    Songs of Susannah (King) ...
    Wolves of Calla (King) ★



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    Quote Quoting D_Davis (view post)
    Uwe Boll movies > all Marvel U movies

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    Games aren't always fair, the magic lies in making you think they are.

    Crazy cool Polygon article about the tricks game designers use to make us feel a certain way. Contains some light neuroscience, a lot of specific examples from popular games, and this quote from The Prestige:

    "The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something extraordinary. Now you're looking for the secret... but you won't find it, because of course you're not really looking. You don't really want to know. You want to be fooled."

    If you want to be fooled, seriously don't read. But if you don't mind then you'll find out stuff like [
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    Man Darksiders holds up really well.
    Last Seen (out of 10):

    Man Vs. - 6.5
    Blair Witch - 4
    Get Out - 8.5
    Scream - 7
    Arrival - 8

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    Quote Quoting megladon8 (view post)
    Man Darksiders holds up really well.
    No shit.

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    Quote Quoting Idioteque Stalker (view post)
    Games aren't always fair, the magic lies in making you think they are.

    Crazy cool Polygon article about the tricks game designers use to make us feel a certain way. Contains some light neuroscience, a lot of specific examples from popular games, and this quote from The Prestige:

    "The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something extraordinary. Now you're looking for the secret... but you won't find it, because of course you're not really looking. You don't really want to know. You want to be fooled."

    If you want to be fooled, seriously don't read. But if you don't mind then you'll find out stuff like [
    ]
    Great article.

  13. #27163
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    Darksiders is fantastic.

    Just Watched
    Payback (1999) ★★★★
    The Avengers (2012) ★★★★★
    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) ★★★★½
    Ghostbusters II (1989) ★★★★
    Ghostbusters (1984) ★★★★★


    Currently Playing | Played
    The Witness (Steam) ★★★★★

    TV Show Currently Watching | Watched
    Twin Peaks (S1) ...
    The Defenders (S1) ★

    Currently Reading | Read
    Songs of Susannah (King) ...
    Wolves of Calla (King) ★



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    Uwe Boll movies > all Marvel U movies

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    Since 1929 Morris Schæffer's Avatar
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    Haven't bought a lot of 3DS games, 2 in fact, but Metroid: Samus Returns is getting great reviews. Looked slick also.
    MOVIES

    • Lion (Davis, 2016) ♦♦♦
    • It (Muschietti, 2017) ♦♦♦
    • Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D (Cameron, 1991) ♦♦♦♦
    • The Terminator (Cameron, 1984) ♦♦♦♦ rewatch
    • Abduction (Singleton, 2011)
    • Titanic 3D (Cameron, 1997) ♦♦♦♦
    • Baby Driver (Wright, 2017) ♦♦♦
    • Dunkirk (Nolan, 2017) ♦♦♦♦
    • Spider-Man: Homecoming (Watts, 2017) ♦♦½
    • War for the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2017) ♦♦♦½
    • The Mummy (Kurtzman, 2017) ♦½
    • Whiteout (Sena, 2009) ♦½

    TV

    • The Americans (S5) ♦♦♦♦ / Game of Thrones (S7) ♦♦♦½ / The Americans (S4) ♦♦♦♦
    • Better Call Saul (S3) ♦♦♦ / The Americans (S3) ♦♦♦♦ / The Americans (S2) ♦♦♦♦

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