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LtSarge

Gave PowerWash Simulator a go on Game Pass. On paper it sounds right up my alley since I like doing "menial" tasks. The first level was pretty fun, but the second one where you clean an entire garden just went on for far too long. It took me over an hour to clean it and at that point it just became annoying. So I think I'm done with the game. If the objectives took 10-20 minutes, I think I would've liked it more. But having levels that are so long just hurts my head.

I also started playing CrossfireX Operation Catalyst campaign and honestly, it's pretty fun. It heavily reminds me of a 360 era CoD campaign and it's just mindless fun. It just sucks that you have to pay for the other campaign and there are literally no achievements for the story. So I'm just going to play through the first campaign and then move on from the game.

LtSarge

Lavalera

I just started Binary Domain. A first person shooter by RGG studios. Very curious since I'm absolutely loving the Yakuza games and fist of the north star. Binary domain is the only rgg game avaliable on modern consoles I haven't tried yet so I'm curious

PSNid: Lavalera

LtSarge

Decided to give the game Exo One a go on Game Pass. It's heavily reminiscent of a thatgamecompany game. I think the best comparison would be Flower meets space. You're basically playing as a ball that's jumping and gliding through one planet after the other and it's just a relaxing experience. If you're looking for that Flower or Journey experience on Game Pass, definitely give Exo One a shot.

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Lavalera

Binary Domain was a pretty decent cover shooter like gears. Not to long, finished it in like 9 hours or something. After that i started Solasta: crown of the magister. An isometic rpg that is based on D&D 5th edition. Never been a real top down rpg player, but i wanted to give this game a try to see if i like it before i start games like Divinity, Pillars of Eternity etc. It's a pretty enjoyable game until now, the voice acting is a bit all over the place and it is getting used to if you havent really played an isometric rpg before. But i think i can finish it. Thats the good thing about gamepass at least i can try this type of game now.

PSNid: Lavalera

el_pieablo

I've just beaten The Evil Within, I've had it for years but never got round to finishing it. Decided to do it. Wasn't as good as I expected it to be. Playing Metro Last Light atm.

How appropriate, you fight like a cow

dmcc0

Still really into SnowRunner - about 100hours in now. I've now unlocked all 4 of the Michigan maps and, having done all the side quests, have only 3 main campaign contracts remaining in the region. The second two maps are a bit smaller than the first 2, but don't have a garage and have limited refuelling stations, so need to plan the journeys a bit more.

This game has seriously taken over my gaming life. Apart from the odd round of Rocket League and a level or 2 of Shredder's Revenge (playing through story mode with each character) I've played nothing else. Haven't even picked up my Switch for over a month.

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crippyd

I've just finished Road 96 and really enjoyed it. An easy, chilled game with a good story.

crippyd

Xbox Gamertag: Crippy D

Royalblues

Just got Gunbird. A shmup. Really cool, and difficult, as you would expect from the genre. I love the 90s aesthetic.

Royalblues

LtSarge

I'm five hours into Eiyuden Chronicle and I'm going to be honest, the game feels like a chore to play right now. You spend so little time exploring areas and spend so much time building your town with dozens of shops. It honestly feels a bit overkill to have these many shops for a game of this size, you don't really need all that help. Then you have 160 side quests, which is a ridiculous amount because according to HowLongToBeat, the game is only roughly 10 hours long.

It genuinely feels like the developers didn't have that much time creating tons of areas to explore and because of that, they designed the game around a few areas, hence creating the aspect of building a town and having hundreds of side quests. Because you're constantly revisiting the same places in order to complete these side quests. As a result, it doesn't feel like a game where you're adventuring and such. It feels like a bloated mess, you literally spend 20-30 minutes developing your town for 5-10 minutes of adventuring. It's an awful mix, it should be the other way around.

I still want to see it through to the end considering I've played it for so long already. And the combat is actually quite fun and unique, so I'll give the game that. But man I wish I could just explore places for more than 10 minutes before reaching a roadblock and being forced to return to town in order to do several side quests and unlock the item I need to progress.

LtSarge

Balta666

@LtSarge everything you said is true but for some reason I did it all along lol... I think the fact you have rewards every so often (new shop, new gear, etc.) works for me and the fact it is only 10h means it is still very manageable.

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Balta666

Lavalera

@LtSarge I can fully understand the criticism on Rising. That's what a lot more people think about it. Just like @Balta666 said it didn't bother me at all since it is so short and i didn't play it in 1 go but over several days and then it wasn't that bad.
Just a few facts about Rising: it is meant as a bonus prequel for the kickstarted jrpg Eiyuden chronicles: Hundred Heroes, which will come out next year. That will be a full fledgeg turn based JRPG, which is a spiritual successor to the Suikoden series. Rising is basically meant to introduce the pre war world and your side characters in the main world. Since most resouces are being focussed on the main game and this is a bonus, i can understand it can feel cheap.

PSNid: Lavalera

LtSarge

@Balta666 Those are also some of the reasons why I haven't stopped playing it.

@Lavalera That makes sense, thanks for the explanation. I'm curious to see what the sequel will be like. Looking forward to it!

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Lavalera

@LtSarge np m8. I'm also looking forward to it. Getting more into jrpg lately and seeing Xbox is finally getting more jrpg is a good thing. Sure I can play jrpg on my ps5 or on my wife's switch but I prefer having a choice where to play so seeing Xbox also is getting them is a huge deal.

PSNid: Lavalera

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