The Last of Us.

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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by JimC » Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:35 pm

Seabass wrote:
JimC wrote:I have never, in my entire life, played a video/computer game...

Do I win a prize?
Not even Pac Man, Asteroids, or Donkey Kong? How is that even possible?
They never interested me - I had my head in a book when others were doing that stuff.

I'm also weird in that I don't have a smartphone; and my only social use of the internet is Rationalia...
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by klr » Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:38 pm

JimC wrote:
Seabass wrote:
JimC wrote:I have never, in my entire life, played a video/computer game...

Do I win a prize?
Not even Pac Man, Asteroids, or Donkey Kong? How is that even possible?
They never interested me - I had my head in a book when others were doing that stuff.

I'm also weird in that I don't have a smartphone; and my only social use of the internet is Rationalia...
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Seabass » Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:21 am

JimC wrote:
Seabass wrote:
JimC wrote:I have never, in my entire life, played a video/computer game...

Do I win a prize?
Not even Pac Man, Asteroids, or Donkey Kong? How is that even possible?
They never interested me - I had my head in a book when others were doing that stuff.

I'm also weird in that I don't have a smartphone; and my only social use of the internet is Rationalia...
Books, games, music, art, and other hobbies and interests aren't mutually exclusive you know... :whisper:
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by JimC » Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:25 am

Yes, I wasn't saying they were...

I'm just a bit weird. Give me books, Rationalia, science magazines, Aussie rules football to watch and gin to drink and I'm a happy chap...
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Śiva » Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:47 pm

Video games have come a long way. Many of them are more like interactive movies now - some really good story writing involved. Voice acting has come a long way in just the past 7 years as well with many hollywood stars performing and other very skilled actors besides. Also, with the quality of the animation, modelling, texturing, lighting, and sound all approaching or surpassing early computer animated film standards it's pretty amazing.
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by pErvinalia » Mon Jun 03, 2013 1:32 am

Yeah, but who has time to do that?
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Animavore » Mon Jun 03, 2013 6:13 pm

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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Audley Strange » Mon Jun 03, 2013 6:48 pm

Okay that does sound pretty neat.
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Animavore » Mon Jun 03, 2013 6:54 pm

I think this going to be the best game this year. Sucks that not everyone could enjoy it. It's too big for the XBOX though. I'm expecting around 45gb.
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Audley Strange » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:03 pm

If it's a rave I'll expect it on the X-bone.
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Animavore » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:06 pm

Audley Strange wrote:If it's a rave I'll expect it on the X-bone.
No. Naughty Dog work exclusively for Sony. You won't see it anywhere else.
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Animavore » Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:39 pm

I managed to find a Last of Us demo on the interwebz to install on my friend's dodgy PS3. Only problem is, it's in Russian and although I can change the text language there are no subtitles or speech files in with the demo :ddpan:

EDIT: oh wait! There's the subtitles appearing now.
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Audley Strange » Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:46 pm

Animavore wrote:
Audley Strange wrote:If it's a rave I'll expect it on the X-bone.
No. Naughty Dog work exclusively for Sony. You won't see it anywhere else.
Well they obviously don't want or need more money. Good luck to them.
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Animavore » Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:17 pm

The game plays brilliantly but the demo is way too small. I was sure it was supposed to have two playable sections, not one. Anyway, the zombie fighting is great fun. They've managed to capture the feeling of struggle and narrowly beating monsters to a tee. Defo can't wait for full game.
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Re: The Last of Us.

Post by Animavore » Wed Jun 05, 2013 3:39 pm

Holy shit! Check out all the 10/10s. Looks like The Last of Us has become this year's "must buy."

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