GameSpotting: Irrational Games, Outlast Impressions, and PC recommendations

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I hope you enjoyed your long weekend, but it's time for your weekly GameSpotting blog. Each week the community team features content created by you guys. Our site is filled with blog posts, reviews, and forum threads that deserve a lil bit of love.


Bravely default by popky07

Bravely Default is a traditional Japanese turn-based fantasy RPG with an epic story told via 3D visuals, multiple endings, and engaging characters. There has been buzz about this game since everyone loves it’s old school feel. Our very own community member, popky07, gives their take on this JRPG. [User Review]


System Wars

Irrational Games shutting down

Today’s most shocking and talked about news is the message from Ken Levine that Irrational Games would be closing. The studio that created Bioshock would be laying off most of its employees and our community members chimed in with their thoughts.

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Primary Games

Gaming in the last generation

The games and consoles that have come out in the last generation do not compare to those that came out in the generation before. The amount of issues newer games out number the games of the past, but isn't that expected? The more advanced the game is the more issues that will arise. You be the judge and let us know if you agree.

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Couple of important games coming out in 2014 on the 3DS.

The 3DS was of the best selling consoles in 2013 and is expected to continue with its outstanding 2014 game line up. Are you excited about a certain 3DS game coming out this year?

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Outlast Impression

Outlast is a survival horror video that was first released on the PC last fall and recently released on the PS4. Depending on your tolerance for horror games, you might be able to get through this game without crapping your pants. One GameSpot community member is asking for you impressions on the game. If you’ve played the game, let him know what you think of the game.

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List of must play exclusives

Exclusives are usually what make or break a person’s decision on a specific console. What Xbox exclusives do you love?

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PC parts recommendation needed

Building a PC is one of the most rewarding and sometimes frustrating things a gamer can do. Everything is great till what you put together doesn’t work. Help a fellow community member out with a couple recommendations.

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Maybe you could highlight Humble Indie Bundle 11, Francy.