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E3 - What are you looking forward?

Started by DJ Omnimaga, June 16, 2015, 05:11:42 am

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Streetwalrus

Quote from: DJ Omnimaga on June 27, 2015, 05:14:56 pm
Is it me or has Zelda 2015 switched back to Windwaker graphics? This is from E3:
http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/gdv9olhzf5yqvl2ajl7y.gif

It's skyward sword style which is somewhere between TP and WW.

CKH4

Quote from: TheMachine02 on June 28, 2015, 09:55:37 am
Indeed. The minecraft hololens demonstration looked really stunning. Also, it seems that battlefront III won't really look like (in terms of gameplay) to the II, but I personnaly like the change they've made. (Like, no classes, but own player design). Can't wait to play it  :D

Oooh that sounds like a good change. I want to watch a trailer but I also just want to wait until it comes out.


DJ Omnimaga

It looks like Super Mario Maker will retail for $60 in USA and $70 in Canada. I guess this breaks the trend of retro stuff being released for $30-40, but the level editing capabilities of this game probably explains it.

Unicorn

Wow. 60$? That is extremely expensive O.O



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DJ Omnimaga

It's the standard price for new games, but generally, HD ports or remakes, as well as re-releases, are priced $30-40. THis game appears to be an exception. I'm definitively getting it, though and Omega Quintet might have to wait a bit.

Snektron

Over here it's always been 60€ too, despite the eur/dollar exchange...
Way to much for a game IMO. Though on steam it's generally a little cheaper than in game stores. Also there are sales :3
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Unicorn




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DJ Omnimaga

Indeed. I tend to prefer physical copies, though, since it's easier to re-install from a disc than redownloading everything (plus if Steam ever closes down and you have to reformat your hard drive then you're screwed)


And AFAIK, Steam lacks Nintendo games :P

CKH4

If steam ever closed everyone would be screwed as they use an online authentication service to play games. After you launch the game for the first time it does the necessary things to launch the game in offline mode but its very screwy and sometimes does not work.


DJ Omnimaga

Isn't there a way to launch Steam games without launching Steam client? IIRC you just had to find the executable in your Programs folder and you were set.

But yeah, that is why I tend to prefer physical game copies. Not to mention that a digital copy has no trade-in value.

CKH4

The program file one launches a steam thing to launch the game so in theory it could be disassembled to allow direct launch but I think it's near impossible.

Also on the original topic which I guess is pretty old now,
No man's sky and battlefront 3


Snektron

No man's sky yes O.O that's gonna be amazing.
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CKH4

Hopefully it won't bomb like star citizen and whatnot but yes I am like sooooooo exited for it.


DJ Omnimaga

August 17, 2015, 05:14:15 pm #43 Last Edit: August 17, 2015, 05:16:32 pm by DJ Omnimaga
Quote from: CKH4 on August 17, 2015, 05:06:52 pm
The program file one launches a steam thing to launch the game so in theory it could be disassembled to allow direct launch but I think it's near impossible.

Also on the original topic which I guess is pretty old now,
No man's sky and battlefront 3
Yeah but I once managed to launch some Steam games and programs (eg RPG Maker VX) without launching the Steam thing. I went in C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common and the games were there. However, I bet it won't work if a game in particular requires Steam to work.

CKH4

Yeah that may be how it is. I think I've only tried if with valve games so I wouldn't really know all the details.


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