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Epimetheus
08-07-2007, 10:31 AM
There is a pretty cool MMOFPS (persistent) game coming out called Huxley (http://www.huxleygame.com/) soon, and I am definitely stoked about Half-Life 2 Episode 2 this fall.

Anything else fun and exciting to you and possibly others? Any Genre of PC games welcome of course. What new comes our way?

Revtim
08-07-2007, 10:42 AM
Crysis looks pretty cool. High system requirements, but I'm going to be getting a new machine soon anyway.

Epimetheus
08-07-2007, 10:46 AM
Crysis is definitely scope worthy. Is Direct X 10 still limited to Vista?

Smith8762
08-07-2007, 11:05 AM
I think the HL2 Orange Box stuff will be great. Looking very forward to Crysis and Hellgate London...maybe Bioshock as well.

Speaking of games that just came out (well sort of...) I noticed yesterday, that almost the entire catalog from ID Software was released on Steam at fairly reasonable price. From Commander Keen up through Doom 3. Pretty sweet. I downloaded Quake 1 and spent the afternoon feeling all nostalgic. Not too many other FPS allow for the baddies to explode in a little pile of bloddy giblets!!! *sigh*

Darkhold
08-07-2007, 03:50 PM
Hellgate London...maybe Bioshock as well.These. I can't wait though sadly I'll have to turn the Graphics way down on both of them I'm guessing.

Antinor01
08-07-2007, 04:03 PM
Bioshock comes out in a couple weeks. I'm not big on the FPS genre overall, but this looks really good.

Mikemike2
08-07-2007, 04:29 PM
Duke Nukem Forever! I hear that it's release is just around the corner.

Revenant Threshold
08-07-2007, 04:59 PM
Bioshock, Hellgate: London, Bioshock (which I think I can get to work ok), the Orange Box for Team Fortress 2 more than Episode 2. Varied expansions.

This is a disturbingly good game season. There will be many broke nerds.

Antinor01
08-07-2007, 05:08 PM
Duke Nukem Forever! I hear that it's release is just around the corner.

Keep telling yourself that...if it helps you sleep at night. :D

Argent Towers
08-07-2007, 05:12 PM
I like the first 1/3 of Crysis - battling human enemies in an ultra-realistic jungle environment with super detailed vegetation and terrain. After that? The entire jungle gets frozen in ice by an alien spaceship, and you get to play the next third of the game looking at a dreary blue-gray color palette and battling generic tentacled alien creatures. After that, you get to fight aboard an alien spacecraft - something that's never been done before, ever. Except in Doom 3. And Prey. I can't wait for the generic indoor environments of the spaceship, which I'm guessing will consist of a lot of corridors, tunnels, ventilation shafts, and shiny tubes, wires, and random ducts and "control panels" everywhere. Lame, lame, lame.

Happy Scrappy Hero Pup
08-07-2007, 10:29 PM
Not to be an ass, but that should be "forward to which you are looking."

;)

this is how I subscribe so I can decide what to buy next

RickJay
08-07-2007, 10:55 PM
Supreme Commander is still giving me boners.

And they're coming out with a new one later this year. It was so awesome they figured "Hey, let's make it awesomer, and release it as a stand alone game, but you cna buy it as an expansion too."

Askance
08-08-2007, 02:09 AM
Spore.

Left Hand of Dorkness
08-08-2007, 06:55 AM
Bioshock is coming out in a couple of weeks? Awesome, yet curses: I'm in my first year as a teacher, and I'm not anticipating extra time to play. Maybe it'll be a winter break thing.

The game I'm most looking forward to is Starcraft II, but I imagine that's gonna come out some time after Duke Nukem Forever.

Daniel

straight man
08-08-2007, 10:37 AM
As a Mac user, I have to second Starcraft II.

(Blizzard is keeping its tradition of Mac friendliness, right?)

Revtim
08-08-2007, 10:47 AM
After that, you get to fight aboard an alien spacecraft - something that's never been done before, ever. Except in Doom 3. And Prey.And Duke Nukem 3D and Unreal (the original), and I think Halo (although I'm not sure, I never played it through).

BlackKnight
08-09-2007, 09:52 AM
As a Mac user, I have to second Starcraft II.
(Blizzard is keeping its tradition of Mac friendliness, right?)
Yep. From the StarCraft2.com (http://www.starcraft2.com) FAQ:Will StarCraft II be available on Mac simultaneously with PC?
As with all of Blizzard's recent releases, StarCraft II will ship on both PC and Mac simultaneously.
Even as someone who has never owned a Mac nor used one in years, I always appreciate that Blizzard supports the platform. Now if only they'd start supporting Linux ...
Oh, and I too eagerly await SCII.

Unauthorized Cinnamon
08-09-2007, 10:40 AM
No love for Left 4 Dead? Read about it in PC Gamer, and decided I must get over myself and learn to play action games, so I can play this. My love of all things zombie trumps my poor coordination.

I also think Bioshock looks wicked cool, but again, I'm going to be so pathetic at it it won't be funny.

What makes it worse is my sweetie is totally uber at all this stuff, so I feel particularly bad in comparison, and it's hard for him to help me because the gap between us is so wide.

The good news is I got him a spanking-new gaming system for his birthday, so we'll be able to play these in all their processor-chewing glory.

msmith537
08-09-2007, 11:23 AM
Spore.


I hear that's shipping in a two-pack with Duke Nukem Forever

marshmallow
08-09-2007, 11:53 AM
Half-Life 2: Episode 2 and Portal from VALVe in the near future. Portal looks like it could be surprisingly good if they pull the concept off with enough original puzzles (if you haven't heard of it, just check out the trailer on youtube).

DeadlyAccurate
08-09-2007, 12:12 PM
I watched a new video of Bioshock yesterday on Gametrailer, and I'm really, really looking forward to that one now.

Also, even though it's been out a while, Super Paper Mario, as soon as I finish up Zelda on the Wii.

Aioua
08-09-2007, 12:16 PM
I hear that's shipping in a two-pack with Duke Nukem Forever

*fingers in ears*

Oh? What's that? Yes, I am also excitedly anticipating Spore's timely release.

FWIW, It'll be playable at the Leipzig convention on the 23rd this month.

Diceman
08-09-2007, 12:22 PM
Another vote for Half-Life 2: Episode 2. Plus, a series of Sam & Max games have been released on Valve. I'm going to have to check them out.

Miller
08-09-2007, 07:13 PM
Plus, a series of Sam & Max games have been released on Valve. I'm going to have to check them out.


Ex-Doper SolGrundy is one of the writers for those, starting around episode 3, IIRC.

Antinor01
08-09-2007, 07:45 PM
Another vote for Half-Life 2: Episode 2. Plus, a series of Sam & Max games have been released on Valve. I'm going to have to check them out.

I played the Sam and Max series on Gametap. It is quite entertaining.

Skywatcher
09-14-2007, 05:05 PM
I just heard of Hellgate: London. All I can say is :cool:!

msmith537
09-18-2007, 12:02 PM
I was looking forward to the RTS wargame World in Conflict, expecting a kind of 80s Cold War Company of Heroes. I downloaded the demo though and was disappointed. The graphics requirements appear ridiculous and unlike, say, Company of Heros, the action takes place at a level so zoomed all I see are exploding dots.

BaneSidhe
09-18-2007, 12:39 PM
I think the HL2 Orange Box stuff will be great. Looking very forward to Crysis and Hellgate London...maybe Bioshock as well.

Speaking of games that just came out (well sort of...) I noticed yesterday, that almost the entire catalog from ID Software was released on Steam at fairly reasonable price. From Commander Keen up through Doom 3. Pretty sweet. I downloaded Quake 1 and spent the afternoon feeling all nostalgic. Not too many other FPS allow for the baddies to explode in a little pile of bloddy giblets!!! *sigh*


And where does one find this goodness?!? I must have it, oh yesh...

I'm looking forward to Hellgate London too. Now that I have a machine that won't crap out on me in the middle of the game, should be fun.

Slacker
09-18-2007, 12:44 PM
I played Team Fortress 2 for about 15 minutes this morning. I must have more.

BaneSidhe: http://www.steampowered.com

BaneSidhe
09-18-2007, 12:48 PM
BaneSidhe: http://www.steampowered.com

Thanks!

Darkhold
09-18-2007, 01:34 PM
Since this thread got bumped anyway I'll give my current watchlist
Neverwinter Nights 2 : Mask Of The Betrayer
Hellgate: London
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men
Assassin's Creed
The Witcher

MJinks
09-18-2007, 04:18 PM
I'm looking forward to Pirates of the Burning Sea and Championship Manager 2008

Skywatcher
09-28-2007, 08:53 PM
I happen to have an extra Hellgate: London beta code. :)

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