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I've played a bit of Alice:Madness Returns, and I enjoyed it but never finished it, too much of a backlog of other games I suppose. 

There may be plans for a 3rd game but I think McGee is going to see how his Alice in Otherland shorts pan out first. 

 

Otherland looks interesting. I followed the kickstarter to see if it was getting funded or not. 

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Does anyone have the following titles yet? What are your thoughts on them?

Far Cry4

Dragons Age:Inquisition

Also **** you to game companies for releasing all of these games at once, including the next-gen GTAV

Only a few hours in but dragon age inquisition is pretty fun and is gorgeous. Good judge would be if you ever liked or enjoyed dragon age origins or skyrim it'd be a safe bet you'd like this one. The game is just massive in scale. Haven't tried multiplayer yet though. Playing on pc not on console fwiw.

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Ah, need to check it out then. Thanks, waiting on game fly for  Shadow of Mordor currently. 

 

Cool - I've actually been playing that on and off - I don't want to get to attached to it since I borrowed it from my library, of all places, lol. I have to bring it back next week, they dont let you extend renewals if someone else is waiting for it. That game has been a lot of fun so far, I think you'll like it. All I will say is that riding Caragors is loads of fun. 

 

 

 

Only a few hours in but dragon age inquisition is pretty fun and is gorgeous. Good judge would be if you ever liked or enjoyed dragon age origins or skyrim it'd be a safe bet you'd like this one. The game is just massive in scale. Haven't tried multiplayer yet though. Playing on pc not on console fwiw.

 

I'm not a big RPG guy, but I did sink hundreds of hours into Skyrim, so I think I will like this one as well. 

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any LOTR geeks ?   I've played a few.

 

my faves

 

return of the king

 

 

 

the battle for middle earth.  my helms deep defense is perfect.  much better than this clown

 

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Cool - I've actually been playing that on and off - I don't want to get to attached to it since I borrowed it from my library, of all places, lol. I have to bring it back next week, they dont let you extend renewals if someone else is waiting for it. That game has been a lot of fun so far, I think you'll like it. All I will say is that riding Caragors is loads of fun. 

 

 

Wow, never knew libraries allowed you to get games.

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Wow, never knew libraries allowed you to get games.

 

Same here, and I hadn't set foot in one in a long time. I guess I'm lucky our town library is very well funded, loads of donations too, etc. I hadn't set foot in one in years, until the kids got older (school projects etc), and I was blown away.

Extensive DVD movies and TV series on DVDs, and I was shocked to see games in there too. Not a crazy amount, but they had a lot of Wii/DS/360/PS3 games, most from donations. I was shocked that they started carrying XB1/PS4 games to boot. Can't complain about borrowing them for free, it's a nice 'try before you buy' type deal, like having an extended 2-week demo.

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What's it called when it's a game like I think, call of duty? Where you don't see yourself, you see in front of you? Most shooter games are like that. The controls or more movement of your head and torso or aiming your gun. I HATE THOSE GAMES. They make me nauseous. And it's so hard to control. Too much movement. What those type of games called again? I want a super scary game without that type of BS.

I get nauseous playing those games too.

I recently started gaming again. Mostly for Madden. My nephew plays and whip his ass online all the time.

When I bought Madden, I asked the nerd what games are like Fable because that was the last game I was into before I stopped playing games. They pointed me to God of War. Good sh*t, but I've beaten them all already.

Anyone know of similar games?

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I get nauseous playing those games too.

I recently started gaming again. Mostly for Madden. My nephew plays and whip his ass online all the time.

When I bought Madden, I asked the nerd what games are like Fable because that was the last game I was into before I stopped playing games. They pointed me to God of War. Good sh*t, but I've beaten them all already.

Anyone know of similar games?

 

God of War? That's hardly an RPG, not that I know much about RPGs....but for which system?

 

Anyway I found this for you, it sounds like you need something in 3rd person view though

 

http://similarsam.hubpages.com/hub/games-like-fable-2

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God of War? That's hardly an RPG, not that I know much about RPGs....but for which system?

Anyway I found this for you, it sounds like you need something in 3rd person view though

http://similarsam.hubpages.com/hub/games-like-fable-2

I have PS3. I don't know you mean it's hardly RPG. Role playing game?

All I know is I like that type of a game where your character grows as the game goes on and you kill sh*t and do stuff to get past levels and you see the whole body and not just the first person view.

Thanks for the link!

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I have PS3. I don't know you mean it's hardly RPG. Role playing game?

All I know is I like that type of a game where your character grows as the game goes on and you kill sh*t and do stuff to get past levels and you see the whole body and not just the first person view.

Thanks for the link!

Dragon Age is like Fable

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Yeah I'd recommend Dragon Age as well. The first one was good the second one was meh but still okay; haven't played Inquisition yet.

I picked up Dungeon Siege 3 the other day and it reminds me of Fable a little bit. There is not so much personal customization and the loot table is kind of blah but it's a pretty solid game.

Also if you haven't played Skyrim you owe it to yourself to go buy a copy. It's awesome.

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I have PS3. I don't know you mean it's hardly RPG. Role playing game?

All I know is I like that type of a game where your character grows as the game goes on and you kill sh*t and do stuff to get past levels and you see the whole body and not just the first person view.

Thanks for the link!

 

Come on man, keep up with the nerdspeak :P 

 

I'd highly recommend Skyrim as well, as I have sunk hundreds of hours into it - it's mainly first person view, but there is a 3rd person view you can switch to. Along the same lines Im a huge Fallout fan, so I'd recommend Fallout3 & Fallout:New Vegas too - all 3 games can be had on the cheap for sure. You can always check out gamplay videos on youtube before you decide. 

 

Today I broke down and got Dragon's Age:Inquisition, after anguishing over COD: Advanced Warfare, FarCry4, and GTAV. 

I'll post my impressions soon enough.

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Cool - I've actually been playing that on and off - I don't want to get to attached to it since I borrowed it from my library, of all places, lol. I have to bring it back next week, they dont let you extend renewals if someone else is waiting for it. That game has been a lot of fun so far, I think you'll like it. All I will say is that riding Caragors is loads of fun. 

 

 

Loving Shadow of Mordor so far. 

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2014 Video Game Awards nominees - 

 

linky 

 

http://www.cinemablend.com/games/Game-Awards-2014-Nominees-Revealed-68511.html

 

 

The Game Awards 2014 won't be stingy with trophies. Today producer Geoff Keighley revealed that 21 awards will be given out during the event's first year. 

Like spiritual predecessor Spike VGX, The Game Awards recognizes the best games in the past year across several genres and platforms. It also asks gamers to vote on the upcoming game they're most excited for. Voice actors are once again up for awards, though male and female performers are now competing for the same crown. 

The Game Awards doesn't only recognize the folks making the games, though. Instead, they're also recognizing the culture around games. For example, the top video personalities will compete for the awkwardly named "Best Trending Gamer." eSport teams and individual players will also be recognized. The "Best Fan Creation" award will commend viral sensations like Luigi Death Stare and Twitch Plays Pokemon

Here's the full list of nominees and awards, announced by Keighley today on Twitch (via GI):

Best Shooter

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Sledgehammer/Activision
  • Destiny – Bungie/Activision
  • Far Cry 4 – Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft
  • Titanfall – Respawn/EA
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order – MachineGames/Bethesda

Best Action/Adventure

  • Alien: Isolation – Creative Assembly/Sega
  • Assassin’s Creed Unity – Ubisoft
  • Bayonetta 2 – Platinum Games/Nintendo
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Monolith/Warner Bros.
  • Sunset Overdrive – Insomniac/Microsoft

Best Role Playing Game

  • Bravely Default – Square Enix
  • Dark Souls II – From Software/Bandai Namco
  • Divinity: Original Sin – Larian Studios
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Bioware/EA
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth – Obsidian/Ubisoft

Best Fighting Game

  • Killer Instinct: Season Two – Iron Galaxy Studios/Microsoft
  • Persona 4 Arena Ultimax – Arc System Works/Atlus
  • Super Smash Bros. 3DS – Nintendo
  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U – Nintendo
  • Ultimate Street Fighter IV – Capcom

Best Family Game

  • Disney Infinity 2.0 – Avalanche Software/Disney Interactive Studios
  • Fantasia: Music Evolved – Harmonix/Disney Interactive Studios
  • Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo
  • Skylanders: Trap Team – Toys for Bob/Activision
  • Tomodachi Life – Nintendo

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • FIFA 15 – EA Canada/EA Sports
  • Forza Horizon 2 – Playground Games/Turn 10 Studios/Microsoft
  • Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo
  • NBA 2K15 – Visual Concepts/2K Sports
  • Trials Fusion – RedLynx/Ubisoft

Best Online Experience

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Sledgehammer Games/Activision
  • Dark Souls II – From Software/Bandai Namco
  • Destiny – Bungie/Activision
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Blizzard
  • Titanfall – Respawn/EA

Best Mobile/Handheld

  • Bravely Default – Square Enix
  • Monument Valley – Ustwo
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Blizzard
  • Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – Nintendo
  • Threes – Asher Vollmer, illustrator Greg Wohlwend, and composer Jimmy Hinson

Best Remaster

  • Grand Theft Auto V – Rockstar Games
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection – 343 Industries/Microsoft
  • Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire – Game Freak/Nintendo
  • The Last of Us – Naughty Dog/Sony
  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix

Best Narrative

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth – Obsidian/Ubisoft
  • The Walking Dead Season 2 – Telltale Games
  • The Wolf Among Us – Telltale Games
  • Valiant Hearts – Ubisoft
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order – Machine Games/Bethesda

Best Score/Soundtrack

  • Alien: Isolation – Joe Henson and Alexis Smith, The Creative Assembly/Sega
  • Child of Light – Coeur de pirate, Ubisoft Montreal
  • Destiny – Marty O’Donnell, Bungie/Activision
  • Sunset Overdrive – Boris Salchow, Insomniac Games/Microsoft
  • Transistor – Darren Korb, Supergiant Games

 

Best Independent Game

  • Broken Age Part 1 – Double Fine
  • Monument Valley – Ustwo
  • Shovel Knight – Cellar Door
  • Transistor – Supergiant Games
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter – The Astronauts

Games for Change

  • Mountain – David O’Reilly/Double Fine Presents
  • Never Alone – Upper One Games
  • The Last of Us: Left Behind – Naughty Dog/Sony
  • This War of Mine – 11bit Studios
  • Valiant Hearts: The Great War – Ubisoft

eSports Player of the Year

  • Martin ‘Rekkles’ Larsson – League of Legends
  • Xu “Fy” Linsen – Dota 2
  • James “Firebat” Kostesich – Hearthstone
  • Christopher “GeT_RiGhT” Alesund – Counter-Strike: GO
  • Matt “NaDeSHoT” Haag – Call of Duty

eSports Team of the Year

  • Samsung White – League of Legends
  • Evil Geniuses – Dota 2
  • Edward Gaming – League of Legends
  • Newbee – Dota 2
  • Ninjas in Pajamas – Counter-Strike: GO

Trending Gamer

  • Evan “Vanoss” Fong
  • Jeff Gerstmann
  • PewDiePie
  • StampyLongHead
  • TotalBiscuit

Best Fan Creation

  • BEST Zelda Rap EVER!! By Egoraptor
  • Luigi Death Stare by CZBwoi and Rizupicorr
  • Mine the Diamond (Minecraft Song) by Tobuscus
  • Minecraft – TITAN City by Colonial Puppet
  • Twitch Plays Pokemon by Anonymous

Developer of the Year

  • Blizzard
  • Monolith
  • Nintendo
  • Telltale Games
  • Ubisoft Montreal

Best Performance

  • Adam Harrington as Bigby Wolf, The Wolf Among Us – Telltale Games
  • Kevin Spacey as Jonathan Irons, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Sledgehammer Games/Activision
  • Melissa Hutchison as Clementine, The Walking Dead: Season Two – Telltale Games
  • Trey Parker as Various Voices, South Park: The Stick of Truth – Obsidian/Ubisoft
  • Troy Baker as Talion, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Monolith/Warner Bros.

Most Anticipated Game – (To be voted on by fans)

  • Batman: Arkham Knight – Rocksteady/Warner Bros.
  • Bloodborne – FROM Software/Sony
  • Evolve – Turtle Rock/2K Games
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – CD Projekt
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Naughty Dog/Sony

Game of the Year

  • Bayonetta 2 – Platinum Games/Nintendo
  • Dark Souls 2 – FROM Software/Bandai Namco
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – BioWare/EA
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Blizzard
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Monolith/Warner Bros.

The Game Awards 2014 will be streamed live on Dec. 5 starting at 9 p.m. Eastern.

 

 

 

 

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Yep and it looks beautiful.

 

yeah I just watched a walkthrough on youtube.  holy moly is it gory and violent.  I just couldn't play that with my 9 year old around, so I will probably have to wait a little longer, lol

 

dang

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So, I got Dragons Age and New Vegas. Definitely not what I remember Fable being like and not like the God of War games. Don't like them. Make me nauseous and it's too little action and too many scenes and what not....pretty boring (no offense).

I need more action.

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So, I got Dragons Age and New Vegas. Definitely not what I remember Fable being like and not like the God of War games. Don't like them. Make me nauseous and it's too little action and too many scenes and what not....pretty boring (no offense).

I need more action.

 

If you're going to roll with New Vegas, I would highly recommend getting Fallout3: Game Of The Year Edition first, if you haven't played it already, and it can be had dirt cheap.

Maybe I'm biased because it's one of my favorite games of all time.

 

You can swtich from first to 3rd person mode in it as well, although I usually play it in first person mode. There is a lot of exploration, so you're not constantly fighting enemies/shooting all the time. Same goes for New Vegas, although some of the enemies are harder in Vegas.

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