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#1 Posted by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -

They'll walk out onto a stage, with someone holding a ps5 upright in their hand, then accidentally drop it as they're walking, while it smashes open on the stage. Then another stage hand will run by with a ps4 that has a 5 taped over the 4 and act like nothing has happened.

Then i'll buy a ps5 a launch.

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#2 Posted by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -

I'm sure games will still have the initial loading screen, and then stream in the rest as it goes. There's already games like that now. Unless they've found a way to get bits from SSD to RAM and through the processor faster than the hardware on the market allows for currently, I can't see this happening.

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#3 Edited by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -

Atmospheric immersion: Subnautica.

Story and character immersion: Witcher 3

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#4 Edited by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -

I'm going with Witcher 3. The vastness of it, and the details are so well done. Toussaint was an absolute pleasure to play through with eye candy lookouts from nearly every location.

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#5 Posted by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -
@Epak_ said:

Bullshit, Rise was miles better.

This. In fact:

Rise > TR >> Shadow

For some reason, i bought Shadow, having loved the last two games, and i find shadow to be a huge step backwards for the series. The animations are stiff and cut in odd ways between them. The shooting mechanics feels like the old school TR games, which was horrendous. The graphics have definitely taken a hit also, with lower res textures and level design that once again looks like barricaded linear paths with little tree style offshoots. I played like 5 hours and then quit of boredom.

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#6 Posted by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -

I hope that they hold off on rushing the PS5 and make it a killer console with at least 2nd gen RTX tech. Anything less than native 4k would be a no go for me.

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#7 Posted by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -
@zaryia said:

These type of titles are designed for Sony fans who are more casual in nature. These people play maybe 1 or 2 games a year, and typically "Press X" to win God of War or Uncharted type movie games that are finished in 1 day.

I can tell you haven't played GoW since you think its as easy as press x to win.

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#8 Posted by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -

My top 3 are:

1. Hollow Knight

2. Ori and the Blind Forest

3 Guacamelee

But I don't consider Dead Cells a metroidvania game, since it is very level based, and the exploration resets on each death, as many upgrades are lost also.

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#9 Posted by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -

Tell me when Puppeteer goes multiplat, because it's a sin that game released only on the PS3 as the gen ended and was totally overlooked.

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#10 Posted by Phazevariance (12334 posts) -

Well, I was never truly a PS fan myself.

I grew up with Nintendo, from the NES to current gen. When PlayStation was released, I easily chose the N64 over PS1.

The next gen, I chose the GameCube over PS2, and near the end of that generation, i cycled a bit towards the Xbox (OG).

The following gen, I gravitated away from Nintendo due to the Wii being a massive disappointment, so I was a 360 guy over PS3. Near the end of that gen I did end up getting a PS3, my first PlayStation platform. While many of that generation of games were multiplatform, PS3 definitely had some of the better games overall that drew me in.

This generation, I decided to get a XBONE, and a PS4 at launch. I had the money, and rumors turned out to be true that the PS4 hardware was better than the X1 this round. The first few years there were hardly any good games for either platform, but PS4 started to pull ahead quite a lot with it's exclusives, and multiplatforms that ran better. I ended up getting a Switch, and for a time, that was my most played console, but it's pretty much a tie now between that and the PS4.

I learned that it honestly doesn't pay to be a fanboy of any platform, and only matters to get the games you enjoy regardless of platform. I realized lately that I haven't turned my X1 on in years, so it's on the market to be sold off now. I think this also is due to the fact that my PC is still the top MS platform of choice and there is no point in having two MS platforms for the same games.