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Star Wars |OT2| This is getting out of hand. Now there are two of them! [NO LEAKS]

Einchy

Member
Oct 25, 2017
27,428
Damn, I re-subbed to Gamefly last night and they already sent Death Stranding.



I won't have to wait long for get Fallen Order then, noice.
 

Quinton

The Fallen
Oct 25, 2017
8,778
The Research Triangle
How in the blazes can people who clearly have some degree of interest in Star Wars legitimately want a decade-long hiatus before the next Star Wars movie following Episode IX? It just... defies belief for me.
 

Scrobbles

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,336
Haven't we known that they're going to take a few years off from releasing movies for like a year now

Why is this news
 

Quinton

The Fallen
Oct 25, 2017
8,778
The Research Triangle
Shiet I aint getting younger.
I know, right?!

Haven't we known that they're going to take a few years off from releasing movies for like a year now

Why is this news
It isn't news at all, nope. But I think the craving is strong in some folks have to try to bless the damn rains in Africa every time there's a chance for them to express their "Star Wars fatigue! Go away until Quinton is like 40!" (not exact words, fine).
 
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WadiumArcadium

The Fallen
Oct 25, 2017
4,074
UK
The Mandalorian OT is hopefully finished. I included a small section on the Razorcrest and had to include this BTS clip from Celebration. It makes me smile every time.

 

JediTimeBoy

Member
Oct 27, 2017
3,899
I'm suprised that Disney haven't made a deal with any company in the UK to stream the Mandalorian, since D+ won't be available here until March 2020. They know people will Captain Jack Sparrow it, but they don't seem too concerned, else they would've made a deal imo...
 

Cross-Section

Member
Oct 27, 2017
3,077
What are the general impressions?
I'm just gonna copy-paste them from the Reddit thread (where there appears to be more impressions since I last checked):

/u/Fat_Log said:
Okay here we go... I am in no way a game reviewer, or particularly tech savy so just some very average Joe thoughts from about 2 hours of playing...
Game installed fine, requires 55gb.
First things first this game looks AMAZING. I have an old xbone (before S & X) and everything looks so nice. A couple of choppy textures but my xbone is ancient as I say. Lightsabers / lasers really pop. I'm getting massive Blade Runner vibes so far which is awesome. Cut scenes look really nice as youd expect
Running & Climbing to me definitely has a Assasins Creed / Shadow of War vibe. Feels smooth, pretty fast and responsive traversing terrain which is nice! I have fallen off stuff alot when I'm trying to climb but it's probably me being crap.
Skill tree so far looks big! split into three trees (that I have access too at this point). New attacks / Force abilities, everything you would expect. Again a bit like shadow of war in that you upgrade to get new attacks + abilities rather than stats like Dark Souls say. You can preview them and choose what bad assery you want next.
You encounter save points which are kinda of like Dark Souls bonfires, you rest to restore health and force + upgrade but enemies respawn. Pretty cool wasn't expecting that! Bd-1 can also heal you a little bit whilst not at save but only a couple of times.
Okay combat feels AWESOME. As soon as you whip out the lightsaber for the first time I couldn't stop smiling. Normal storm troopers die with one attack or deflection, but heavier troops you need to parry / guard break and you can get execution style animations. Combat feels like Sekiro lite or something along those lines to me. You can hold the block button but really you need to time parries to stagger enemies. Really really fun and duels with more powerful enemies do feel like a challenge, if you don't parry or you run out of stamina you can get rinsed pretty quick. Also I remember reading there's no dismemberment but non human enemies do seem to get chopped in half which is pretty fun.
Theres been a few set pieces so far, kinda similar to uncharted, but after the first hour or so things have opened up and I'm in the first area / planet. It's kinda dark soulsy in that there's places you can't get too, but you can see treasure etc but BD-1s map is pretty useful and shows you paths you haven't been on / your objective / current impassable areas.
Lightsaber customisation looks massive, 6 bits to change I think, with many options in each one from loot found in Game. Like modern FPS's with gun customisation but really cool.
Planets sadly I can't comment on how many there as I haven't had the option to travel anywhere else yet!
So far, its pretty great! Sekiro meets A/C meets Mass Effect meets Uncharted Im loving it after these couple of hours and I feel like I haven't scratched the surface at all
 

PshycoNinja

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,631
Los Angeles
What is up with the weird obsessive criticism of Finn screaming REY? Does it really bother people that much lol.

Loved it in the trailer, was a nice callback to TFA too.

Like, yeah, the trailers for the last Skywalker episode are going to be purposefully vague. What were you expecting?
I think it's a strange criticism.

Some people say Luke's shoulder brush in TLJ is silly, but Rey's hand-to-face gesture here is just as silly IMO. But both are great.
I don't find the hand to face here strange or silly at all. What?

The characters just felt so much more lively and natural in their interactions. TLJ felt a little too.. disconnected and sometimes forced in this regard.

JJ/Kasdan really, really nailed that special charm and chemistry, reminiscent of the OT.
I fully agree with this.
 

Einchy

Member
Oct 25, 2017
27,428
I didn't really have high hopes for Battlefront 2's campaign, so I wasn't really disappointed when the game turned out to be an okay 5 hour campaign. With Fallen Order, however, I'm actually really hopeful that we get a great and meaty campaign. A campaign where even if you stripped out all the Star Wars stuff, I'd still want to play it.
 

Drewton

Member
Oct 27, 2017
9,008
I just realized this is the first single player focused Star Wars game in nine years since the most disappointing Star Wars game, The Force Unleashed II. Completed that game in three hours.
 
Oct 27, 2017
3,697
I can't contain my hype for Fallen Order, only question is do I get it on my pc or console

It'll look better on my pc but I have the security that I can just put it in and it'll work on console 99.99% of the time
 

Einchy

Member
Oct 25, 2017
27,428
So, what do you guys think that third Disney+ show in production is? I know it won't be but goddamn would I love if it was a Knights of Ren show or something in the ST.
 

BDS

Member
Oct 25, 2017
10,214
So, what do you guys think that third Disney+ show in production is? I know it won't be but goddamn would I love if it was a Knights of Ren show or something in the ST.
Did I misunderstand or wasn't he referring to Mandalorian, Cassian, and Obi-Wan as the three shows?
 

MagicHobo

Member
Oct 27, 2017
896
So, what do you guys think that third Disney+ show in production is? I know it won't be but goddamn would I love if it was a Knights of Ren show or something in the ST.
After watching The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, I firmly believe they need to do a more family oriented serialized television show with a focus on puppets and adventure. Something that is a lower stakes serialized mix between Little House on the Prairie, Fraggle Rock, and the Ewok's movies. I think there is a good idea to be mined there.
 

Meowster

Member
Oct 28, 2017
4,709
Missouri
I am glad that the Obi-Wan movie turned into an Obi-Wan miniseries. Yeah, it probably could have been a concise and well-made film but I think it would benefit from a miniseries structure a lot more. My boyfriend said earlier today that he couldn't believe there had never been a proper live action Star Wars show - and I agree with him. Now we are getting at least three in a very short time period.. quite exciting.
 

PshycoNinja

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,631
Los Angeles
I love how confident Disney is with Mandalorian that they are already filming the second season before the first is done.

Also isn't Favreau directing some episodes in Season 2 since hes more freed up? I thought he said that.