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By  Hush404     Saturday, November 22, 2008    Labels:, 
This time around, I'm asking for advise on a game which I will receive for christmas. My mother/sis said they'd split on a game for me and I'm stoked... but I'm not sure what to get.

I've got a few ideas of games I'd like to give a whirl but can't decide. I'll list these games and give a few notes as to why I'm considering them. If you have any other suggestions please feel free to state them.

*I'm looking for PS3 games - games I already own are here. Already receiving Mirror's Edge as xmas gift.

Tomb Raider: Underworld (Action Adventure)
  • +Really enjoyed the other two titles done by this team
  • +Looks good, fun etc
  • -From reviews I hear it's short :(
DeadSpace (Survival Horrish)
  • +Looks fresh, kewl setting and characters
  • +Dig the combat (that I've seen)
  • -Not sure about the length
Eternal Sonata (RPG)
  • +Looks spectacular (visuals)
  • +Been tracking for a long time, very interested in title
  • -Heard from reviews that story, conversations are lacking
FarCry 2 (Shooter)
  • +Superb visuals
  • +Open world, vehicles, weapons, apparently very immersive
  • -Heard it takes a while to get into.
  • -Not positive about how gameplay holds up.
Pure (Racing)
  • +Looks good
  • +Reviews are generally positive
  • -May have enough offroad like racing with MSPR on my hands
Grid (Racing)
  • +Older title I've been putting off, very interested
  • +rather good reviews
  • -Not anticipating it as much as other titles listed.
Like I said, any suggestions beyond this list is accepted.

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9 comments:

  1. I would go with Pure or Far Cry 2. Grid was really good too though.

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  2. I agree with AttackedCamo about Far Cry 2. Dead Space also looks cool, but Far Cry 2 looks epic.

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  3. i would say Far Cry 2 or deadpsace i just love far cry 2 and one of the best fps out there.

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  4. I see that FC2 will have some downloadable content soon. Will cost $10 though. Dead Space sounds really good too. I just can't decide. Let's see you've already got DiRT and MSPR so Pure may be overkill, unless you really want it.

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  5. Thanks guys, much appreciated. Seems to be that the common thread is FarCry2. Looking heavily at that one now :D

    Pure does look good, but I agree with Meek and Rojer (@GS) who say that having MSPR and DiRT is enuff to satisfy my need for offroad racing - which makes sense.

    DeadSpace has been heavily suggested as well... but rojer tells me it took him only 12hrs - on a mild playthrough... which sucks. I may just wait for it to become a bargain bin purchase.

    @Meek - Yeah I was reading about the FC2 DLC. Not really interested. I think $10 for 3 guns and 2 vehicles is kinda retarded. I don't mind paying a few bucks for a song on RB or a costume in LBP ... or even Burnout Paradise content - cuz it usually rawks and they've given away so much already - but some DLC I will just not support. An extra gun or two or even a vehicle should be free.

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  6. Prince of Persia... Or Tomb Raider. But I'd go with Prince of Persia...

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  7. LOL, why am I not surprised that you would say PoP, prince? :P I'm going shopping for christmas stuff very soon, think I may just buy a game myself. Is PoP out yet? 's it good? I'm heavily thinking of getting TR:U.

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  8. Comes out December 2nd, but I can assure you that it will be good. I put up ten rep points betting that t will be good XD

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  9. lol 10 rep points :P I had no doubt it'd be good, just to what degree of "good" is what I always questioned. From your latest blog post it seems like IGN really liked it. Actually, I'm still thinking about it but... PoP may just be that game that I will get! It's honestly impressing me that much.

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