• Bane posted a message in the forum topic A positive thread about what you're currently playing. on the General Discussion board

    Skyrim Special Edition.I bounced off of Outward, but it left me wanting to play something "better". Skyrim was the first thing to come to mind. I thought no, there's no way I'm going to play more Sky...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Anyone play Outward yet?. on the Outward board

    I bounced off of it, unfortunately.I found the open world to be far too empty for its size. I think I know one reason why: the combat can be difficult and is rife with consequences for mistakes, and i...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Fortnite success has led to perma-crunch at Epic Games. on the Fortnite board

    One of these dev studios is going to have to make a stand. If the studio's entire rank and file walked out what is management going to do, fire everyone? With a live service game hanging in the balanc...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic What is the SINGLE key feature PS5 needs?. on the The Next-Gen PlayStation Forum board

    The popularity of backwards compatibility always amazes me. I don't recall ever wanting to play an older game on an older system, but I'm obviously in the minority.The PS5 could make a case for it tho...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic A positive thread about what you're currently playing. on the General Discussion board

    Outward.I haven't played much of it, but it has some interesting ideas so far. One is your inventory is split into two sections: pockets and backpack. The reason for this is wearing your backpack in c...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Shlooters with even "okay" gunplay?. on the General Discussion board

    The Division 2.There are six or seven types of guns, each with several variants. Each type handles differently of course, but the variants within each type handle differently as well. It has a weapon ...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Early Impressions of TES: Blades. on the The Elder Scrolls: Blades board

    Yep, the chest timers and the pay-to-play are really bad. I play for a half-hour or so on my lunch break and then I've got 9-12 hours of chest timers to get through.The random nature in which we get c...

  • Bane posted a message on the post The Elder Scrolls: Blades (04/03/29).

    One of the biggest issues brought up on the official forums is the chests.You're awarded silver chests faster than you can open them, and eventually your limited inventory is full of unopened chests w...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Early Impressions of TES: Blades. on the The Elder Scrolls: Blades board

    Hmm, I don't really play games on my phone so I had no expectations going in and I think it's quite fun.The dual joystick method of movement feels fine to me. You can also tap to move, and swipe back ...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Tips and tricks for new players!. on the Tom Clancy's The Division 2 board

    Here are some tips:You can donate to active Projects from the map. Open the map and tab left to Projects.There's a Perk that makes it easier to spot lootable items if a Control Point is sufficiently s...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic A positive thread about what you're currently playing. on the General Discussion board

    The Division 2. It's a great sequel, folks.It seems like all the systems have been evolved in smart ways. Take the citizens for example. They play a much larger role this time around. In The Division ...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Desktop wifi advice?. on the PC board

    Powerline is the only way to go in my opinion. I've been using powerline network adapters for many years to get my living room entertainment center online.I recently reconnected my Xbox to powerline a...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Any good MMO's lately?. on the General Discussion board

    Black Desert came out on Xbox recently (it's been on PC for years). I've only played a few hours, but it seems fun. The combat sets it apart from the other MMOs I've played. It's an action game with ...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic A positive thread about what you're currently playing. on the General Discussion board

    Anthem.The moment-to-moment gameplay, the shooting, the abilities, and the flying and stomping around the world in a Colossus is a lot of fun. I like the Ranger, too. The Storm and Interceptor not so ...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Favorite Giant Bomb Quotes. on the General Discussion board

    I think my favorite will always be "I'm a wizard, and that looks fucked up."

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic No Man's Sky or Astroneer. on the General Discussion board

    @thebooknerd: Yeah, it's primarily underwater, but there is a bit of dry land to explore. The movement is great. As you explore and discover new things you can improve both the speed you move as well ...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic No Man's Sky or Astroneer. on the General Discussion board

    Have you played Subnautica? I would play that over No Man's Sky, for sure. I haven't played Astroneer.

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Tomb challenges?. on the Anthem board

    I've been playing in a squad of at least two, sometimes three. The only box I had left to check was Ultimate kills. My friend plays Storm so he would freeze a group in place, and I'd use my Colossus U...

  • Bane posted a message in the forum topic Anthem impressions thread. on the Anthem board

    This game is in a weird place. On one hand it can be really good, and on the other it's baffling how bad it is.The traversal, combat, and moment-to-moment gameplay can be a lot of fun if you're in a s...