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    Re: The Video Game Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Soriambi View Post
    Is that including on Steam and GOG, because if so, "rest of the year" is nothing.
    No - I'm just talking about my PS4 games. I haven't played Steam/GOG games for a while.
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    Re: The Video Game Thread

    I'm not exaggerating when I say Persona 5 is the best game on the PS4. If you're remotely a fan of RPG's and actual plot, get this game. I spent about 10 hours trying to get through the first story arc/dungeon -- it's essentially a mini TV series with how flushed out everything is. That doesn't even talk about how goddamn impressive the game looks.

    Don't even let the turn based fighting detract you; it just works. This is coming from someone who doesn't watch anime, but I was pretty much captivated by the storyline right out of the gate.

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    Re: The Video Game Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by teknetic View Post
    I'm not exaggerating when I say Persona 5 is the best game on the PS4. If you're remotely a fan of RPG's and actual plot, get this game. I spent about 10 hours trying to get through the first story arc/dungeon -- it's essentially a mini TV series with how flushed out everything is. That doesn't even talk about how goddamn impressive the game looks.

    Don't even let the turn based fighting detract you; it just works. This is coming from someone who doesn't watch anime, but I was pretty much captivated by the storyline right out of the gate.
    You are making this very difficult for me Tek...lol. Turn-based combat doesnt deter me at all. I am more worried about the managing of the social aspect of the game. I almost picked it up yesterday, but I just stare at my backlog and keep changing my mind...lol

    I have read that the game hits on some pretty dark subject matter.
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    Re: The Video Game Thread

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    I have read that the game hits on some pretty dark subject matter.
    Yes! The very first mission/storyline deals with some taboo stuff. It's extremely well done. The social aspect of the game is probably it's only flaw (you are kinda limited for a while as to what you can and can't do in terms of exploring and stuff). The combat system is excellent, though. It's got a bit of Pokemon in it. Just drop whatever you're playing and play it.

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    Re: The Video Game Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by teknetic View Post
    Yes! The very first mission/storyline deals with some taboo stuff. It's extremely well done. The social aspect of the game is probably it's only flaw (you are kinda limited for a while as to what you can and can't do in terms of exploring and stuff). The combat system is excellent, though. It's got a bit of Pokemon in it. Just drop whatever you're playing and play it.
    What do you guys mean by the social aspect of it?
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    Re: The Video Game Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Soriambi View Post
    What do you guys mean by the social aspect of it?
    Persona is basically a double-layered game. You have the dungeon crawling aspect where the battles and loot come into play, but you also have, what is essentially a social simulator. You go to class, study in the library, get a part time job, interact with other characters, etc. These all impact the storyline and your overall skills in the dungeons. The only thing to take note of is that this isn't an open world RPG -- you're limited who you can talk to, what activities you can partake in for a good portion of the game. It sounds like a drawback but it kinda makes sense in the overall scheme of things.

    It's kinda hard to explain what the dungeons actually are (the game does a really good job of laying it out piece by piece over the course of the first mission).

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    Well, I keep flipping back and forth between Mass Effect and Persona 5 and neither as I am still plugging away with Horizon and other backlogged games. So, I did the only logical thing I could do, bought both Mass Effect and Persona 5
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    I haven't bought a videogame since NHL 12 but after watching this I may have to get a PS4 just to play it.


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