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#1 Posted by TracerX (133 posts) -
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#2 Posted by TracerX (133 posts) -

Even more than blowing up the moon out of nowhere, I can't wait for their reaction to Piccolo having a clothes beam because sure why not:

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Piccolo is the best. DBZ is the best. This podcast is the best.

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#3 Posted by TracerX (133 posts) -

Danny DeVito, and especially DeVito in Sunny, is a national treasure and too good for this world.

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#4 Edited by TracerX (133 posts) -

The problem with Horizon for me, and I think the GB dudes as well, is that while it is an incredibly well made game, it's not a particularly memorable one. I can't say it did any one thing better than any other open world game I've ever played. The graphics sure, but that on it's own isn't enough for me to want to invest 40+ hours in beating it. I tried twice this year to let it get its hooks into me and both times, about 12 hours in, I fell off (and ended up playing a bunch more Zelda instead ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ).

Either way who cares. It's a dumb, arbitrary list, made even dumber and more arbitrary by the sheer volume of great games this year.

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#5 Edited by TracerX (133 posts) -

@adamlcook: I don't know, I mean Leia didn't die, sure, but to say she didn't pass the torch in her own way is kinda silly. At the end, when Po tells everyone to follow the crystal critters out of the cave, she literally says "Don't look at me, follow him". It's not as clean as "Luke dies and Rei takes the Jedi texts", but it's pretty dang clear to me that she wouldn't be leading the resistance in the next movie either way. Or at least she would be leader only in name, with the next generation of rebels calling the shots.

The movie had problems, but that part I felt pretty good about, actually. But yeah, we'll have to see how they handle it in the next one.

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#6 Edited by TracerX (133 posts) -

Horizon: Zero Dawn seems to show as a 2016 game in the search results list, but shows the correct date on the actual wiki page. Hooray weird little things!

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#7 Posted by TracerX (133 posts) -

PS4: Aloy, Bloodborne default dude, Daddy Kratos maybe?

Switch: Marth? BotW Link? Xenoblade character?

Xbox: Uhh, someone from Killer Instinct, maybe? I seriously can't think of any exclusive characters that'd make any sense at all... Cuphead?

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#8 Posted by TracerX (133 posts) -

It absolutely should, I think. Times are changing, every game released today is supported and made better long after they come out, whether they're released in early access or not. Even story based games like Final Fantasy XV are getting huge updates after release to flesh out the plot and improve gameplay in campaigns that many players may have already finished. I'm not saying that's good or bad, but it is different.

If the gang feels like they played and enjoyed what's there enough for it to be in the 10 best games of the year, I don't know why that kind of technicality should matter. Between PUBG and Dead Cells, I think this is the year early access as a term became totally meaningless.

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#9 Edited by TracerX (133 posts) -

I want to think this will be cool but hoo boy, Lords of the Fallen was pretty rough.

On console it launched with a bug where sometimes the enemies' animations straight up didn't play when they were attacking you, so you'd just get hit for seemingly no reason. If you've played any Souls style game, you know that's, like, the worst possible bug you could ever imagine. It happened to me multiple times during the first boss fight and I turned it off and never came back.

Holding out for Armored Souls. C'mon FROM, make it happen.

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