Hey. Just passing by to respond to your post (Too lazy to edit my post)
You should absolutely get Silent Hill 3 and 4. SH3 is great with interesting and scary places to visit but it's kinda short. SH4 though is a real deal! Amazing story, chilling monsters and long duration. You should be able to find them easily for a good price.
Silent Hill 1 is not that good. You should try Origins though. It takes place before the events of SH1 but it has the same characters.
Eh, I'll probably hold off on it entirely. It never sparked much interest for me.
I could see that complaint. It would make the ending - specially destroying the station - seem utterly pointless and nonsensical if Jensen is back. He's a great protagonist, but devs need to learn how to let-go from time to time (like 343 did with Cortana ). Oh well, I'm sure whatever comes next for Deus Ex will be a while since Edios just finished up with Thief last year. I'll be looking forward to it! And I now understand why you consider DX your favorite 7th gen game. It was a great experience.
I'll look out for it. Still pumped for that game and hope we see it in late 2015!
And the loading screens! The Director's Cut couldn't be installed to the hard drive, so going between the Hengsha districts was so, so, so irritating. But I do agree sometimes getting lost allowed me to explore a little alley or some NPCs I wouldn't otherwise have met.
How was that game overall? I didn't hear much about it, really. Sucks there's no in-game map. You'd think that should be a staple in open-world games. In terms of Deus Ex: Universe, I don't think they'll be any meaningless collectibles. The e-books, although I don't think ANYONE could find all 29 without a guide, served as a nice supplement to Darrow's background/influence.
The article you posted todays about Universe perhaps being broken down into a trilogy kinda bothers me I feel as though it'll somehow "cheapen" the (no pun intended) universe/story.
That's an interesting way to look at it. Start the next game without really having it's foundation built on HR's ending, that way it's a mystery. Ahhh, I just hope for the next game…the cities are easier to traverse. I can't tell you how many times I got lost while in Hengsha.
It's funny, I haven't played a game like this in a long time. One that makes me think about reality in such a way…cause I've been thinking about it all day (as lame as that sounds). Neither ending seems morally right. Destroying Panchea delays the inevitable, Taggert's leaves the Illuminati in power, Sarrif's hides the truth and shifts the blame, and Darrow's seems cowardly. Ugh. I'm glad I played this game, dude. It was great. I'd venture it houses one of the best and thought-provoking endings for a video game!
Did you play the original Deus Ex? I know I'll never bother with it, but people said it's 1572x better and that the Bob Page guy from the credits is the main baddie.
I wonder what Deus Ex: Universe could be about is HR was a prequel? Surely Jensen wouldn't be the protagonist because there's no sense of which ending was canon?
Which of the four endings in Deus Ex appealed (if that's the right word) to you most? I had a hard time thinking which was the most justified. Sacrificing the facility made the most sense, but at the same time, I feel strangely sympathetic towards Darrow's message.
Swimming, kayaking, water polo, lifting weights, and of course, playing games.
Swim instructor extraordinaire
Awards Showcase - 17 Awards
Name: Submit - Emerald This member submitted unknown achievement pictures, game tiles, game covers, or avatar awardables from 20 different games
Name: The Best of 2014 Challenge Club - Tier 1 Complete these titles:
Child of Light (X360 or XB1)
Costume Quest 2 (X360 or XB1)
Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (X360 or XB1)
Super TIME Force (X360 or XB1)
Valiant Hearts: The Great War (X360 or XB1)
Name: Xbox One Maximum Clubs Novice This member has reached 100 points on the Xbox One Maximum Clubs' Point Leaderboard.
Name: Staff Club - Madhatters13 Enter the Max Clubs for the titles below to join this club:
Call of Duty 4
Fallout 3 (Xbox 360)
Monkey Island: SE
Name: Achievement Guide - Bronze This member has had 3 achievement guides published on the site.
Name: Road Map - Bronze This member has had 3 road maps published by the site.
Name: Adhere to the Creed Franchise Club - Tier 3 Complete these titles:
Assassin's Creed (WP) 200 Club
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (Xbox One) 1000 & 80/170 DLC Clubs
Assassin's Creed Liberation HD 400 Club
Name: Arcade Crazy - Bronze This member has unlocked 10 achievements from the Arcade Crazy checklist.
Name: Can This Make Phone Calls? Challenge Club - Tier 2 Complete these titles:
Cut the Rope
Cut the Rope: Experiments
Roll in the Hole
Name: Can This Make Phone Calls? Challenge Club - Tier 1 Complete these titles:
Women's Murder Club
Name: Staff Club - DEG23 Enter the Max Clubs for the titles below to join this club:
Assassins Creed II
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Name: Micro Guide - Bronze This member has had 3 micro guides published on the site
Name: Staff Club - DeekBoy Enter the Max Clubs for the titles below to join this club:
Dead Space 2
Dead Space Ignition
Name: 2,500 Posts This member has made 2500 posts on the forum
Name: XBA Promoter This member is part of the XBA Ambassador program, at the Promoter level.
Name: Staff Club - * Clueless * Enter the Max Clubs for the titles below to join this club:
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
Name: Over Achiever - Bronze This member has unlocked 10 achievements from the Over Achiever checklist.