What games have you dropped recently?

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#1 Posted by Speeny (1651 posts) -

For me, none. That's because I tend to keep my "to play" list pretty small and manageable I guess.

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#2 Posted by mrbojangles25 (43965 posts) -

Dropped, as in stopped playing?

Ooof, a few. AC: Odyssey got a little tedious for me. I really enjoyed part 1 of the "Legacy of the First Blade" DLC and the second part had a great intro mission, but then it branched out into these five side missions or something and I was like "Ugh, here we go again...". My character is level 44, a few levels shy of 50 which is where everything seems to unlock and/or be accessible, so I feel it's only going to get worse haha. I'll get back to it sooner or later, but for now it's on the backburner.

Let's see what else...Elite: Dangerous. The new 4.0 patch came out and it changed a lot of things, most notably exploration (something I enjoyed but found a bit tiresome) and mining (something I was interested in, but heard was very very boring). I went back to it and tried out both these things and played the everloving crap out of it, I'm talking like 20 hours over a week (that's a lot for me, fyi, for one game). It was great and don't let me scare you away from trying Elite: Dangerous, especially after this awesome update, but I tend to burn out on things quickly, especially if I over-play it.

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#3 Posted by Ezekiel43 (1504 posts) -

Well, I haven't played God of War in about a month. I was at another tedious axe puzzle that I didn't want to keep trying to figure out. I like the original trilogy. This Last of Us wannabe sucks.

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#4 Posted by hrt_rulz01 (18878 posts) -

I bought 2 Indie darlings on Switch, in Undertale and Cave Story... and couldn't get into either of them, sadly :(

Undertale was definitely interesting, but the combat got tedious for me in the end (I played like 2/3 of it). Cave Story I played about 1/3 of it, but it just wasn't clicking with me for some reason.

Luckily there's plenty more to choose from.

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#5 Posted by YammiReckorrdSan (615 posts) -

AC Odessey. It is not that the game is that bad, but for everything it does do, there is other game that is doing the same better. But I played over 30 hours of it, so I'm okay with that.

Dragon Quest 11. The game is amazing, I played over 50 hours of it. But I need a break. I'll return to it someday for sure.

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#6 Posted by sakaiXx (5499 posts) -

Life is Strange: Before the Storm.

Should have played this game before the main LiS. I have Zero interested in what happened between Chloe and Rachel after playing LiS. Better left it mysterious

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#7 Posted by dragonps (1704 posts) -



After the recent professions update that pretty much circumvented all your hard work from the previous grinding has really put me off to the point I've dropped it. It's normally my go to game so I'll probably go back to it eventually but right now I never touch it.

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#8 Edited by Valgaav_219 (2379 posts) -

FFXIII-2 but I really need to pick it back up again. Fallout 4 with no desire to play again any time soon. Infamous: Second Son, I'll beat it eventually since I beat every other one. The Last of Us, I hate zombie games/horror films, etc

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#9 Posted by goodzorr (497 posts) -

I'm on the epilogue of RDR2 but just kinda stopped playing.

Got the final DLC for Spider-Man to do too but again, just stopped playing since the New Year.

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#10 Posted by RSM-HQ (8337 posts) -

Depends on the context of "dropped"

My assumption is not giving a game a good amont of hours, less than thrilled to ever return, and will unlikely see development credits at some kind of climax?

For me that would be Super Smash Bros Ultimate, never did much of the single player content, and gave up with online match making. Went back one last time and got bored at just under six hours of play.

I drop a few games anyway because I judge a game within a set amont of hours of play, what I want out of the experience, and if I'm getting it. While I don't think every game I discard are bad, they're just not for my taste in games. The Witcher III, Uncharted 3, Until Dawn, System Shock 2, Gothic, and Xcom 2; just to name a few. And I have no regrets, I felt these games, while had merits, are not the kind of gaming experience I'm after. That's as polite as I can explain it, without roasting these games.

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#11 Posted by UG_Vader (3 posts) -

Destiny 2, its dead as crap lol

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#13 Posted by VFighter (4913 posts) -

@ug_vader: How is it dead? I play it a lot and there's always lots of people playing.

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#14 Posted by Sevenizz (3844 posts) -

I dropped Far Cry 5 behind the TV a few months ago. I found it the other week while unplugging my ps3.

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#15 Edited by robert_sparkes (3020 posts) -

Fallout 4 I just can't do it that engine is on its last legs.

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#17 Posted by rmiller365 (786 posts) -

Red dead 2. I'm on chapter 6 and there's just no progression to push me forward in the game. I'm doing the same shit in chapter 6 I did in chapter 1 only with different clothes and a few upgrades on my guns. The story for a game usually pushes me to complete it, but it's just too predictable in RDR2. (Hint, watch out for the guy that dresses in red and black like a Sith lord and looks like Angel Eyes from the good, bad, and the ugly. Chances are he's the bad guy.)

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#18 Edited by warmblur (2376 posts) -

I tried replaying Syndicate 2012 it has aged horribly didn't get that far until I uninstalled.

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#19 Posted by Gwynbleidd_91 (98 posts) -

I tried FTP WoW out of curiously and it's certainly a drag so far. It's unfortunate because I find the lore so interesting, I'm just not big on MMOs.

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#20 Posted by Byrdyin (24 posts) -

None. Still go on with the ones I want to play on my favorite mantigames and my friend recommend <3

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#22 Posted by goodzorr (497 posts) -

I'm in the epilogue on RDR2 and just can't push on. I also have the third DLC on Spider-Man to play. I feel like it's not that I've dropped them per se, just that I'm waaay more in to playing Apex Legends with friends atm.

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#24 Posted by uninspiredcup (33414 posts) -

Shenmue, got really annoyed having to wait.

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#25 Edited by Plaguecrafter (33 posts) -

Destiny 2. I played it for a while, loved the gunplay, but it didn't have anything that would keep me playing still. Nobody from my friend group continued to play it two weeks after installing it, sadly. Was fun for a while, though!

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#26 Edited by GettingonwithGamingLife (242 posts) -

Dropped Infinite Warfare campaign. Too repetitive.

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#27 Posted by Malflft (6 posts) -

@speeny: Assassins Creed Odyssey, had fun with it but it is just so damn slow and while huge and beautiful it just feels empty.

Heroes of the Storm, I love this game to death but the slaughter of the Esports scene was the final nail in the coffin for an already pretty niche game.

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#29 Posted by GNS (321 posts) -

Probably, AC: Odyssey. But, then again, I don't play much anymore. Sometimes, instead of Sollitaire, when I'm on a break at work, I turn-on Civ5 and play a couple of rounds.

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#30 Posted by Yams1980 (3474 posts) -

I stopped playing Monster Hunter a while back. I couldn't get into the game at all. I thought i would like it, but every moment i was in the game I felt like I was just wasting my time and wanted to do something else.

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#31 Posted by Valgaav_219 (2379 posts) -

Currently playing Tales of Zestiria and I'm really thinking about dropping it. Everything just feels so bland and every other aspect of the game has been done better in other Tales games. Not sure if I can waste another weekend while being bored and not really making much progress.

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#32 Posted by Lembu90 (577 posts) -

For some reasons I never able to finish Blue Reflection. The game itself practically unfinished product.

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#33 Edited by Random_Matt (4141 posts) -
@valgaav_219 said:

Currently playing Tales of Zestiria and I'm really thinking about dropping it. Everything just feels so bland and every other aspect of the game has been done better in other Tales games. Not sure if I can waste another weekend while being bored and not really making much progress.

It is known that one is not great, Berseria was a big step up. Although, it is a little restricted in terms of being able to explore freely, Xillia is the best imo.

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#34 Posted by Random_Matt (4141 posts) -

Stopped FF XV two days ago during chapter five I think. Side content is so, so poor, Lv54 already.

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#35 Posted by Speeny (1651 posts) -

@Yams1980: Yeah, I feel as if this'd be the case with me too. Not really into games like that.

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#36 Posted by KuroMath (9 posts) -


cuz time

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#37 Posted by Zalissa (5 posts) -

Well I don't know if dropped, but more like lost touch or interest with, for now.....But I was playing Borderlands 2, but most of my friends dropped it for other games and I really like playing that. I also am still playing Mincecraft, but again most friends stopped playing it. Still have our server though, maybe I'll get back into it. I mainly play GW2 now and its still going strong.