Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet comes to Steam ina week. Thoughts?

#1 Posted by BisonHero (7085 posts) -

Man, fitting that game's name into the topic title really wastes a whole bunch of space. Damn you, topic title character limit!

Anyway, now that people have had quite a few months to let their thoughts on this game gestate, what was your lasting impression of the game? Should I convince three of my friends to buy the game along with me, so we can have ridiculous Lantern Run shenanigans?

Also, for those that care, doesn't look like it will have Steam achievements, because it is using Games for Window - LIVE.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/205730/

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#2 Edited by Dagbiker (6978 posts) -

GFWL means i wont be buying it, at least on steam.

Otherwise, it looks fun, although not my type of tea.

#3 Posted by Phatmac (5730 posts) -

Looks decent. Not really in the mood to go out and get it.

#4 Posted by TheKramer89 (423 posts) -

How are they gonna do lantern runs without Will?

#5 Posted by Dagbiker (6978 posts) -

@TheKramer89 said:

How are they gonna do lantern runs without Will?

FUCK. Will isnt even around and hes still screwing up everybody.

#6 Posted by MrBoBo (102 posts) -

Games for windows is shit. I wish it would just die. Everyone loves steam. Everyone. Barring anti-drm internet hero's and pirates. So basically everyone that matters.

Fuck GFWL.

#7 Posted by ez123 (1997 posts) -

It's a great game, I got it when it was on sale for 600 pts. For 11 bucks, I'm not sure. It's fun but short. Though, Lantern Runs seem to increase replayabilty, I only did the campaign. Also, GFWL has real achievements so it's great. Microsoft Flight, AoE, Bulletstorm, Dirt 3, I had zero problems with any of those.

#8 Posted by BisonHero (7085 posts) -

@ez123 said:

It's a great game, I got it when it was on sale for 600 pts. For 11 bucks, I'm not sure. It's fun but short. Though, Lantern Runs seem to increase replayabilty, I only did the campaign. Also, GFWL has real achievements so it's great. Microsoft Flight, AoE, Bulletstorm, Dirt 3, I had zero problems with any of those.

It's 11 bucks because it automatically includes that Shadow Hunters co-op DLC thing with every copy of the PC version.

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#9 Posted by alternate (2720 posts) -

Didn't realise this was coming out. Seen zero promotion for it.

#10 Edited by MonkfishEsq (278 posts) -

It's officially out now. I saw someone buy it then immediately say that they couldn't login to GFWL to play the game.

I went to check the GFW marketplace program for the PC to see if I could login. it INSTANTLY told me my ID/PW were wrong. Did I mention that this is my main XBL account? And at the top of the login screen for the marketplace is my XBL Avatar and username.

I am logged into xbox.com with the same account with exactly 0 problems. When people say they hate GFWL. It's not just hyperbole. It's fucking continuing and never ending first hand fucking proof that the entire system is a huge pile of super shit. Every single help article that Microsoft provides is just an endless stream of broken URL redirects or just straight up missing pages. If Microsoft themselves have abandoned supporting GFWL except for a moderator on the forums that just regurgitates the same bullshit excuses. Why the fuck do they keep subjecting us to it?

e: Holy shit I managed to login. The first thing that I see in the marketplace tab?

"Great Games, Great Prices: Now on Xbox.com"

Microsoft themselves have fucking abandoned the program and just redirect you to the xbox website.

#11 Posted by alternate (2720 posts) -

@MonkfishEsq: I know. I bought it. Tried to play it and GFWL kept crashing (because I had not accepted the latest T&Cs and the PC client didn't know what to do so just hangs). Eventually solved it but while googling to see if anyone else was having the problem - number one forum advice - the warez version is already out and cracked to run without GFWL Another great consumer experience for the legit gamer.

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