Limbo - Was making slow and steady progress, each new task required a certain amount of thought and skill but was completed through slight repetition and practice. However, I soon hit a brick wall. One section required such precise timing I got well and truly stuck. Through frustration I have had to walk away. Up to that point it had been challenging but fair with just the right amount of precise movement. Now it requires the sort of speed and twitch skill I don't possess.
Try Red Dead Redemption, one of the best games I've played, so addictive though, so be warned if you start it
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funny you should mention 'Red dead Redemption'. I've had it for a few years but played it for the first time, yesterday. It was supposed to be a quick fiddle, just to see what it was like. When I looked at my watch, i'd been on it for two hours! Brilliant game.
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You owe it to yourself to play a PSN game called Journey.
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I loved Journey, but it took my 7 yr old lad less than 2 hours to complete. It's not particularly replayable either
But it is indeed beautiful. As was Flower.
“Out beyond ideas of wrong and right, there is a field.
I'll meet you there."
Bretty, you addicted to Red dead yet?
Err, yes would be the answer to that question! I've not known a game before to be such a time swallower. I had a day off earlier this week and chucked on RDR. I started playing at 10am and before I knew it, it was 4pm! Oh well, bye bye life!
I did warn you it was addictive!
PS4 announcement has prompted me to dig my PS3 out. Just bought XCOM Enemy Unknown - had the old Amiga game which was fantastic and this is a good re-imagining of it. It's by the same people that made Civilisation Revolution which I also loved, so depends on if you like these turn based sim games.
I went back and finished Limbo. I found a more efficient way of doing the bit I was stuck on, it was my own fault all along.
The game can be frustrating as it constantly presents you with a new challenge that is introduced, invariably, by killing you.
So there's this constant pattern of repeating sections once you know what is coming. However, it's never unfair and making progress is pleasing.
I enjoyed the demo for X-Com, seems an interesting game with a steady pace. At the moment I have Batman and Mass Effect from the playstation+ offer and these will each take many months to finish no doubt.
Gran Turismo, and if you liked Grid, Grid 2 is out may 31st
You'll also be pleased to know there is a follow up, Undead Nightmares. I have it but haven't started it yet as I'm not ready to be addicted to the PS3 again just yet
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