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[Poll] Which game should I play next?

Discussion in 'Games' started by Zxanphorian, Apr 30, 2011.

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Which one?

  1. Batman: Arkham Asylum

    36.2%
  2. Crysis

    8.5%
  3. Fallout: New Vegas

    12.8%
  4. FarCry 2

    2.1%
  5. F.E.A.R. 2

    4.3%
  6. Grand Theft Auto IV

    10.6%
  7. Mass Effect

    19.1%
  8. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky

    4.3%
  9. Saint's Row 2

    2.1%
  1. toniglandyl

    toniglandyl internal data fragmentation : 62203480%

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    well I played FEAR again more or less recently, and I'm getting so much more enjoyement from the sounds (the shotgun is just great) and the combat. I already know the scares so that is too bad. :(

    FEAR2 has less detailed shadows than the first, and just soooo many things wrong that I don't want to get in those in detail now as I have in the past already. :eek:
    to list quickly :
    -sound is of lesser quality
    -shadows are less detailed
    -slowmo has become pussy mode
    -grenades go puff
    -mother ****ing QTE for nothing !

    most of the scares were good, I'll admit that.
     
  2. Jacks:Revenge

    Jacks:Revenge ╠╣E╚╚O

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    I'm going to have to agree.

    not only is GTA4 the best game on that list (next to Mass Effect), it's also one of the best games for testing new hardware. RockStar has stated that GTA4 is future proof, and anyone who has been playing the game since it's release can attest to this.

    with each new version (I think they're on 5 or 6 now) they don't just patch the game for bugs, they introduce small updates to the graphics; enhanced shaders, better shadows, higher texture resolution, increased draw distance, etc.

    assuming your machine can handle it, it will really blow you away to see GTA4 with max settings. it's also extremely fun. it's probably the best stress relief game ever made. shooting random peds and the police is hauntingly realistic and disturbingly satisfying.
     
  3. Zxanphorian

    Zxanphorian ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    If an i7-2600K and a GeForce GTX 570 (with 8GB system ram) don't cut it, then I don't know what will (based on what I saw in reviews and benchmarks).
     
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  4. Entr0p1cLqd

    Entr0p1cLqd New Member

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    Out of those you've listed I've only got Saints Row 2, and GTA-IV.

    SR-2 has lots of game and very little in the way of quality. Once the (bearable) story is done there's still tons of stuff to toy with. It's nice that you can play the whole story through in co-op mode (the net-code sucks badly although when it works it's a hoot).

    GTA-4 has lots of quality and very little in the way of game. That is, once the main story is done there's very little to do. And unlike previous games (even San-Andreas given its size) there aren't jumps & stuff every 200 yards to provide post-story distractions. The cop chases are more fun than in previous versions though. GTA-4 also looks way way better than SR2.

    Personally I'd have to suggest going with something other than SR-2 or GTA-IV.
     
  5. Zxanphorian

    Zxanphorian ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    Currently it looks like Batman: AA is taking the lead by 3 points, trailed by Mass Effect, with Fallout: NV and GTA IV tying for 3rd. It's still anyone's game (except :foreveralone: FarCry 2)! Although there is no date the poll expires, we still have a good 5 full days of voting!
     
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  6. Jacks:Revenge

    Jacks:Revenge ╠╣E╚╚O

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    lol... well not exactly.
    ultimately it's your game.

    don't go buy and play a game because it wins the poll.
    buy and play the game because it's the one you want.
     
  7. Zxanphorian

    Zxanphorian ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    Haha, I meant "anyone's" referring to the games in the poll.

    Also:
    I mainly bought the games when I couldn't run them properly because they were on sale, so I could wait to play them in the future, which is less than a week from now. There was no way I would have been able to play Crysis or GTA IV when I bought them last December.


    This poll was merely there to determine which game I would play first, and then I'll go to the next game on the list I want to play.
     
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  8. Zxanphorian

    Zxanphorian ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    Another bump. Batman is still in the lead, but only 5 votes ahead of Mass Effect. Can ME make up ground by the weekend? Stay tuned!
     
  9. hal

    hal Dictator Staff Member

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    I can guarantee you that it cannot. ;)
     
  10. Zxanphorian

    Zxanphorian ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    Haha I was waiting for you to vote in this poll!
     
  11. togmkn

    togmkn tog-em-kay-en

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    1) Batman
    2) Crysis
    3) Mass Effect
    Then Far Cry 2 or GTA IV.

    If you play Crysis first, the graphics from the other games won't impress you. If you play Batman first, you'll be impressed by it then also by Crysis. Not to mention both games are really fun. Don't play Far Cry 2 right after Crysis because you'll be disappointed by it. Take your time in Mass Effect, then play Far Cry 2, and you'll be able to enjoy it for what it is. Save F.E.A.R 2 for when you're really bored. Bam, perfect video game playlist.
     
  12. SleepyHe4d

    SleepyHe4d fap fap fap

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    Considering the level of graphics on some of those games, I'm guessing you haven't played Dead Space 2 either?

    Play Batman first, then play Dead Space 2. (Don't really need to play Dead Space 1, but can if want)
     
  13. Slainchild

    Slainchild Gold Member

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    If I were in your position, I'd be playing all of them, alternating between them every so often so I didn't get bored.
     
  14. Big-Al

    Big-Al amateur de bière

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    batman, cos you can do it over a weekend.
     
  15. Vitamin-Carrot

    Vitamin-Carrot If

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    I would have voted
    but i dont see tidly winks on there
     
  16. Plumb_Drumb

    Plumb_Drumb yumb

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    nah, they are better. Plus you can't even use AA with soft shadows enabled in the first game, or you end up with "double vision" shadows, which is terrible.
     
  17. NRG

    NRG Master Console Hater

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    I didn't remember the first being better either, but going back and playing after he said that, it's true. Yeah, the soft shadows are missing but the levels in the first FEAR were only lit by dynamic light sources where everything in FEAR 2 is global and poopy.
     
  18. BITE_ME

    BITE_ME Bye-Bye

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    Ummmm.
    UT3 :)
     
  19. Big-Al

    Big-Al amateur de bière

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    though... i'd say my favorite on that list is S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, but do batman first.
     
  20. BillyBadAss

    BillyBadAss Strong Cock of The North

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    I would recommend WoW, but I doubt you want to play it. The same as GTA, they have updated the game over the years in patches and huge updates with expansions to keep the graphics and effects update. For me the game is everything I have ever wanted in game. A RPG where you never stop leveling, gear that keeps getting better, PvP (The best part of the game IMO)

    Ultimately the game comes down to how cool the people you regularly play with in it. My guild is pretty awesome, so queing up some PvP or arena matches and chating over Vent, makes for some really fun times in the game. If you are in one of those raid crazy guilds, it starts to feel more like a job than a game. (hence why my guild is all about arena and PvP now) Anyway, that's my honest $.02.

    EDIT:

    They have a 10 day free trial if you have never checked it out.
     
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