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gbanas92

Not in Shambhala anymore.

Male, 23, United States

Graham is a bit of a jack-of-all-trades. His interests are quite varied, meaning he can feel at home in almost any genre. While he's most comfortable with smaller indie games with interesting art styles such as The Unfinished Swan, it's by no means all he enjoys.

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#5

gbanas92 commented on Review: Game of Thrones: Episode 4 - Sons of W...:

@ApostateMage @ztpayne7 they were mostly the same as the ps3 ones. Wolf Among Us was a little worse though :(

@jonny_aces its not really that anything in the writing was bad. It just wasn't as good as it was in ep.s 2 & 3, which felt a lot more complete. This one might have been more important as far as developments in the overarching narrative are concerned, but the individual incidents themselves (except maybe Mira's stuff) didn't feel as memorable after having finished the episode.

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Broken Age (PlayStation 4):

@DrClayman Yeah, you move a cursor rather than the characters (with a couple small exceptions in some uniquely styled bits). And yes it feels good even on the console! Sure a mouse would be quicker to work with a cursor, but the console version still feels really good. And if you don't like the normal reticle version with the left stick, the right stick is like a snapping one that goes from interactable to interactable as you move it!

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Broken Age (PlayStation 4):

@Mrskinner Ooo, that's a tough one. They're both fantastic. Broken Age has less complex puzzles and is probably quite a lot easier to navigate, but Grim Fandango is a classic . I personally enjoyed Grim Fandango more, but it's definitely an easier game to get hung up on. But if you don't mind more complicated (sometimes almost nonsensical) puzzles, I'd say start with Grim Fandango! Both are worth playing though.

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gbanas92 commented on Indie Games Rule in May PlayStation Plus Freeb...:

@get2sammyb I totally forgot Ether One was coming out on PS4 until this too. I haven't played it since the week it released on Steam though, so I'm cool with not paying beyond the Plus subscription to give it another go. I do agree with the consensus that variety would be appreciated though. I mean, I love a couple of these games (Well The Unfinished Swan mostly, but Ether One is great), but for those outside of that mindset or set of interests, there should be something to enjoy there too haha.

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Broken Age (PlayStation 4):

@thatguyEZ It was just the one Kickstarter (for Act I), and initially I thought the game might have been $25 because that's what it cost backers to acquire it. That's why Planetary Annihilation was like $80 on Steam for a stretch of time. But that wasn't the case. It was $15 for backers! And then, as I understand it, Act I did well enough that the profits Double Fine made off that allowed them to complete Act II using that. It does seem like a steep price for a 5-6 hour game, but at least it's a really good one. (Silver lining and such?)

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#16

gbanas92 commented on Review: Broken Age (PlayStation 4):

@Swiket The whole way through was about 6 hours. But I'd beaten Act I on PC previously, so I mostly just breezed through the former act to focus on the latter. Most of the time was with Act 2. Probably like 4 hours of it.

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gbanas92 commented on Review: R.B.I. Baseball 15 (PlayStation 4):

@jgrangervikings1 I think it's supposed to. I didn't play R.B.I. '14 but their website says there's new stat tracking and authentic stadiums as well as the ability to control the pitch on the way to the plate (how much a curve the pitch should get, which I guess wasn't in the last one?). It doesn't sound like a whole lot that's new though.

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Game of Thrones: Episode 3 - The Sword...:

@KAPADO @get2sammyb alright that's a fair point. I was thinking of it like they weave between a lot of the events but don't drawn attention to them. But that's only really because I know what's going on already, so it seems like there's not much attention placed on them because it's not new information. But without any prior knowledge there's quite a lot of info there to be spoiled. Holding off is maybe best. I'm not really fond of fantasy either Sammy (I prefer Sci-Fi, Noir, that stuff wayyy more), but Game of Thrones is still worth it. Persevere though! I started season 1 like three times before I actually finished it. I just couldn't get into it because of my lack of affinity for fantasy, but I'm gald I trudged through. It's a pretty great show.

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Game of Thrones: Episode 3 - The Sword...:

@get2sammyb Yes and no. The Forrester's basic plot is straightforward enough that not knowing anything about Game of Thrones wouldn't be too much of a problem, but the series is also interwoven with a lot of events from the show/ books that are huge moments in the series. And they're not addressed too too much in comparison because the fans already of the series already know their significance. So pretty much I would think you should be able to enjoy it, but you'd probably be scratching your head a few times at things or just not noticing the significance of them.

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Game of Thrones: Episode 3 - The Sword...:

@ferrers405 well I definitely agree to an extent, but Telltale's using the books/ show to help guide its direction, though onviously with. new characters amidst the familiar faces. I honestly feel like a lot of what they've been adressig through the first 3 episodes have had payoffs. It's just that they've all been negative things for the Forrester's. And then there's stuff like the North Grove that they should be taking their time with. Something as secretive as that shouldn't just instantly be found. It wouldn't be a secret then! Plus the 6 episode season instead of five affords them the time to slow things down a bit. Not too much of course, but a little.

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Game of Thrones: Episode 3 - The Sword...:

@ferrers405 To be fair the show does a lot of that. Lots of things happen really slowly and feel like they take an eternity, and then BOOM, so much happens all at once! I just found so much of the stuff around the Forrester's awesome. Like with Roderick, every little thing you decide feels like it could have giant consequences later on in the series, and Asher's segments (like with the dragon) are just great from an action standpoint.

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Apotheon (PlayStation 4):

@get2sammyb It's very playable! Short of one segment of the final boss, it was no trouble at all. I died maybe 4 times through 15 hours? There are some other modes to ramp up the challenge if you want, but the base one's pretty normal.

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Life Is Strange: Episode 1 - Chrysalis...:

@bepcsngsf A lot of the time, once the entire season's been released digitally, a disc version will come out. Telltale does this for pretty much all of their games! And in the case of their Jurassic Park game, they released it on disc at the beginning (but they may be more because it was, well, less than good). You'll usually be waiting about a year from when a season first starts at least to get the disc version though. In the meantime, you can either by episode by episode or buy a Season Pass (sometimes at a slight discount) that pays for all the episodes up front, and you just download them as they release. Hope that helps!

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#41

gbanas92 commented on Review: Super Mega Baseball (PlayStation 4):

@rjejr Ah Blitz that's it! Hitz is only hockey (same series just a different sport). I vaguely remember playing a baseball years and years ago that was the baseball equivalent, with thing like going around punching umpires and stuff of that nature. I can't for the life of me remember what it was called though!

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Destiny: The Dark Below (PlayStation 4):

@ShogunRok Exactly! There's simply not enough for the game to sustain itself. This expansion could have been a part of the Vanilla game, and it still wouldn't have had enough content. At this point, if this is how Bungie's going to support Destiny, they'd be better off just not bothering with this one, and making extra sure they get the second one right!

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gbanas92 commented on Review: Tales from the Borderlands: Episode 1 ...:

@get2sammyb a lot of the humor is more situational, and less LOUD NOISES BECAUSE FUNNY. There was still some meme-based "humor" present, but it wasn't leaned on nearly as heavily as in past ones (Can't speak for the Pre-Sequel though, as I haven't touched that one).

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#50

gbanas92 commented on PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 Has More Than Pr...:

I could not be more excited about this composer pairing if I tried! They have both contributed works in more than one instance that rank amongst my favorites! Add to that, that I was already super excited about the game, and it's a perfect storm of hype for me!