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#4. Finished up the short campaign portion of Extreme-G (N64). Some games are as good as you remember! I had a lot of fun. The music is great too. Really gets you in the zone while you're doing 400 mph.

Racing sims are cool and all, but I want this type of racing game to come back.
 
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I could definitely do this. Probably from just Steam alone, but I also own several PS4 games I never bothered to install either. Hmm... reserving spot, I may be in.
 
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Put me in the game coach.

Bioshock (first one)
Bioshock: Burial At Sea
Burnout 3
Darkwatch
Dead Space 2
Final Fantasy X-2
God of War 2018
Killzone (first one)
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
Resident Evil 7
Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
San Andreas
Shadow Hearts Covenant
Shadow of the Colossus
Silent Hill 2
Silent Hill 3
Splinter Cell (first one)
SSX3
TimeSplitters 2
TimeSplitters 3
Vice City
Darkwatch done. Beat on hardest difficulty, both good and evil paths. Great game. Belongs in any ps2 or xbox collection.

On to burnout 3 takedown. Never played a burnout before but I am very proficient in racing games.
 

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Three more finished! Trying to bang some games out this month since in the coming months I probably won't be able to play as much.

5. Spyro the Dragon (Reignited) - Used reshade as I didn't love the look, but loved the game. Glad they had an original music option.
6. Mario Kart 64 - Continuing my 64 nostalgia trip. Beat every 150cc cup, shortcuts still fresh in my mind after all this time. A classic.
7. Max Payne - Focused and intense. Noir executed to perfection. A few issues on PC but a unique work of art nonetheless.
 
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I recently finished 2 plathrough of original Resident Evil Remake and I was thinking replay RE2Remake but I will do that when we get little closer to RE3Remake release. So instead I'm gonna play Yakuza 0, I only played Yakuza 3 and 4 on PS3 I enjoy them but never got the chance to play the other game so I'm gonna start with Yakuza 0.
Thats my favorite in the series! Bring a Kleenex box, you funa be in da FEELS!!!!
 

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I think so far Phase Phase has completed the most games out of their backlog. Nicely done!
Although some are short, It's been awesome playing through some games from my childhood again with a new perspective. I love how focused older games are, little to no fluff. All about the gameplay. I'm also planning on playing a few I never got around to like Gex: Enter the Gecko, Donkey Kong 64, and Nox on pc.
 
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I would be up for this except I'm probably buying a new PC next month and the first thing I would play is Sekiro, which I haven't bought yet, so I'd lose by default.

Now that's a name I haven't heard in a long time
Sekiro isn't a new game anymore :messenger_winking_tongue:
 

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I've completed Mini Metro 100% now. Great game. If I were to suggest an improvement, it would be nice to have some achievements where you target efficiency instead of passenger numbers. Going for numbers with the threat of a game ending overcrowded station, bakes in that any big score attempt will, unless you are very restrained, involve manually moving trains at some point or even using the very cheeky phantom line. Extreme mode stops that with permanent lines and trains but I find it a little more hardcore than I'd like and would rather have something in between. Nitpicking over. So I will be trying this in the endless mode to see how high I can get efficiency. And will try to improve my best passenger numbers on my fave maps. This one is staying installed, good for those spare lazy half hours.
 

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I should get my eyes tested. I considered a few times sending a message to DunDunDunpachi DunDunDunpachi to create this thread but it’s been here all along! I enjoyed last year, played some good games and some great games too at much less cost than my average year of gaming. I wasn’t perfect, but did show some impressive restraint for me.

So, so far this year has started with me re-downloading Binding of Isaac and finally trying Days Gone. Days Gone being a game that I didn’t buy last year whilst trying to stay true to the spirit of this thread. I got it as a Christmas present.

Anyhoo, glad to be here again 👍
 

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I should get my eyes tested. I considered a few times sending a message to DunDunDunpachi DunDunDunpachi to create this thread but it’s been here all along! I enjoyed last year, played some good games and some great games too at much less cost than my average year of gaming. I wasn’t perfect, but did show some impressive restraint for me.

So, so far this year has started with me re-downloading Binding of Isaac and finally trying Days Gone. Days Gone being a game that I didn’t buy last year whilst trying to stay true to the spirit of this thread. I got it as a Christmas present.

Anyhoo, glad to be here again 👍
Glad to have you for another round. Keep us all appraised of the fun stuff you're playing.
 
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Well, I'm backlog free 😳

- finished Disgaea 5 and Assassin's Creed Rogue
- Starlink and Okami are officially 'suckers4ever'

To keep track for the year:

Finished in 2020:

1.) Disgaea 5
2.) Call of Cthulhu


Hm, my current backlog:

- Disgaea 5 (almost done)
- Okami (10 hours or so in)
- Assassin's Creed Rogue (soon)
- Starlink

I could try since nothing is coming soon. Probably will lose when Hatsune Miku releases hopefully in March or so.
 

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Finished two more today. :messenger_grinning_sweat: After these the completions will slow down as most of the other games in my backlog are much longer. What a fun start to the year this has been.

8. Star Fox 64 - One of a kind. Was really fun to go back and play this through. The music, sounds, voices of the characters all brought back great memories. I had forgotten about how the game has multiple paths based on your success or failure in certain missions. Really cool.
9. Wave Race 64 - I've always loved these arcade style racers. Beat normal, hard, expert difficulty modes and completed stunt mode. This game reminded me to get another game - Hydro Thunder! I used to play that with my brother when we were younger.
 

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I had a look at my game completions from last year... 32 games completed, of that only two came out last year... so... I'm in! Though I'm going for the 1 new per 10 backlog at best, cause there's no way I'm skipping TLOU2, Cyberpunk calls to me, and Doom Eternal also (plus I backed Psychonauts 2 all the time ago so I assume I get it at some point this year.

I have... an uncountable amount of games in my backlog... something like 2000 Steam games, boxes of PS3/PS4/PSP/Vita games, 10 years of PS+ games, Humble monthly... etc etc etc... so I'm not going to make a list in advance.. as my options are VAST... Sometimes people will question why I play some of the games I will get to... and it's cause... I bought a LOT of cheap old PS3 games in run out sales etc.. and the plan is to play them then sell them off

Thus far this year I've already completed

1. Midnight Club Los Angeles (PS3)

My first Midnight Club game, overall I had a pretty good time with it, I mean, it's SUPER arcadey, and more often than not it was traffic that took me out rather than crashing from taking a corner badly. The "campaign" is really quite long, although I'm not really sure why they even bothered to add a story... My biggest complaint was... I finished all the missions to the point of becoming the champion, and then the final task is to pay $1 million to buy in to a garage, which then gets you access to all the cars for free... Well... I wasn't planning on this... I spent a bunch on upgrades as the game went along, so when I got to this point... I had about 100k only... It meant I had to do hours of grinding... in a racing game.... took the shine off things a bit. Still seems a bit weird that like... 12 years later, there's been no mention of any new Midnight Club game... I guess GTA/RDR just makes too much money to bother!

2. Weeping Doll (PSVR)

This is like... a 1 hour experience at most... early days VR title where it's the teleport method to move, really (REALLY) simple puzzles.... you won't get stuck.... and.... it's supposed to be a horror game apparently... but... nope... not remotely scary... I'd pass on this one

3. Eagle Flight (PSVR)

Maybe 3-4 hours to complete (to the credits, not to 100%). This is a fairly chill VR game where you pretty much are just using head movements to fly, and a few buttons on the controller to speed up/slow down, shoot, and block... It runs perfectly smoothly but again being close to a launch title.. it has very noticeable black borders that move in close as you get close to items, and no way to turn this feature off or set levels. I know it was early days and people were getting their VR legs still... but I seem to be luck in that I don't suffer any ill effects from VR aside from if the game is super low res and has text I am supposed to read... Aside from that though, was a fun time... Multiplayer is dead though so I couldn't try that

The game I'm playing right now is... Medievil (PS4)... now.. I need a judgement made on this one.. I DID buy this a few days in to the new year... HOWEVER.... I already own the PS1 release and was playing that on Vita, before deciding to upgrade to the new pretty version... So..... does this count as a backlog game cause I owned an earlier release of it... or have I already failed for the year before any of the cool new games even come out!

Congrats to anybody that made it through that wall of text btw!
 

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Good job on your progress so far LegionX LegionX

So..... does this count as a backlog game cause I owned an earlier release of it... or have I already failed for the year before any of the cool new games even come out!
Remakes of old games that you already own are 100% okay. Another example of a "safe" purchase would be a physical copy of a game you already own digitally, or a digital purchase of a game you own physically, or a re-purchase on a new system (i.e. I played Diablo 3 on PC years ago and then started anew on the Switch).
 
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Good stuff! Then I should be pure up until that TLOU2 release at least! 1 in 10 is the goal.

Currently as I said, playing Medievil on PS4, but have also started Baja - Edge of Control HD on PC (upgraded from PS3 copy last year), and Killzone Liberation on PSP
 
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Looks like I will be going for the Evangelical Kanye tier since I can't skip Cyberpunk or TLOU 2. I have a billion games in my backlog (give or take) so I should be able to knock 10 off of it through the year. Currently working on Fist of the North Star, Death Stranding, Jedi Fallen Order among others.

I'm going to make a list to help myself prioritize which games I would like to knock out this year. Once I have done that I'll post it here.
 
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Still getting no gaming time. Tbh my schedule is a bit buggered between trying to lose 2 stone, continue my education with Crime and Punishment, and get back to making games again. What time I have is in little bitesize chunks and Horizon Chase Turbo has been scratching that itch nicely. No doubt I'll get back to the good stuff in due course but priorities are getting in the way.
 
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Haven't got too much gaming in the past two weeks - outside of playing some Final Fantasy XIV with my son. Technically, last year I bought Shadowbringers and still haven't even finished the Heavensward stuff so we've got a ways to go on this. I've also been (slowly) working through Bloons TD6 - which I played on my phone but am now playing again on Steam - and Star Ocean: First Departure R on the Switch. Along with playing Diablo III again with the wife. Maybe I've been gaming more than I realized haha.

Outside of that I've been working super weird and long hours. And I'm trying to put together RetroGOG (and coordinating with contacts there, etc) trying to get achievements put in. Hopefully will have some traction there soon.
 

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I think I'm gonna be at Environmental Station Alpha for quite some time. I've beat the eighth boss and it's getting pretty tough. Think I'm only about 40% of the way through. If the difficulty keeps on then the last boss will be after a long section of monster filled passages and grapnel climbs over spikes and lasers, and have 6 health bars and god knows what else. Plus it's thrown an alien language at me. Hopefully there's a translate tool, but it's probably behind a hidden breakable wall, which is the one thing I find a bit annoying in this. Having to blast every surface hoping to find stuff. Even so, I am liking it a lot. Just didn't expect it to be as big a challenge.
 
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Alright, I created folders on each platform (xbone and ps4) that include all the games I would like to knock out this year. To go along with my theme for this year I've named them both 2020 Vision. I have an external HD and Game Pass on the Xbox which is why the group is so much larger than ps4. If somehow I manage to clear all these with time left I have other games I can install next.

I added 1 rule that I am going to follow to help me stay focused. Mainly that I can't uninstall a game in either folder until I have beaten a game that I can uninstall to replace it. This will help me from jumping around a bunch between games.

Instead of listing them I am gong to be lazy. Here are a couple of screen grabs that show the groups for each platform.




 
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