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During the early years before my epiphany, I put together one unfinished amateur project after another — and without even programming, using tools like Multimedia Fusion and Construct 2, it dawned on me just how long and difficult a process development is. Other games like Metroid Prime and Dead Space have been lauded by players for the way they create an atmosphere of tension and loneliness among the stars, and this game absolutely continues in that great tradition. My first moments with ADR1FT were the best, experiencing the horror as protagonist Alex Oshima wakes up to find the space station she was in charge of destroyed. I felt quite sick during some sections as even the smallest debris or foothold seemed to send me careening, and slowly snapping back into an upright position with a press of the left trigger generally increased my nausea rather than alleviating it. Oftentimes, these games allow you plenty of time to stop and smell the proverbial roses, making environmental observation a key facet of their appeal. But while there are plenty of audio logs, email terminals and other things to check out along the walls of the destroyed space station here, I found myself rather unconcerned with them thanks to the aforementioned oxygen meter. For the early part of your adventure, this thing absolutely buries any enjoyment you might have with the one element the game does well — the atmosphere — by forcing you to move in a linear path from one upturned box of oxygen canisters to the next. It also ruins the immersion: Who Knows, Who Cares?

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Dec 11, 10 at UC3 Multiplayer I don’t really feel that the connection problems are a big issue, sometimes it annoys me how long it takes, but in the end it’s nice to wait, cos then you can go grab a drink or something xD The whole just joining a match thing, is this in any way linked to the COD way of doing things, because if so I hate that method of doing it, I think RDR does it too. I don’t want to join a match thats been going for 10 minutes already, its pointless. The only thing I really want to see completely sorted out in Uncharted 3 is the spawns, cos yesterday I got spawn killed 4 times in a row, and to say the least it annoyed the hell out of me.

I hope new game types are introduced, but I can’t think of that many they can do, not off the top of my head anyway, a free for all is the only one that springs to mind.

Naughty Dog has a surprise! The Uncharted 4 multiplayer beta on PlayStation 4 is already available, one day early, to everyone who owns Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection. Accessible from now.

And so with that, The Division and Destiny came to be a part of the MMO-blended shooter, a genre that for better or worse, takes key features of social and action-based games to create what is a hopefully compelling experience. Broadly, The Division is a far more accessible and rewarding game for those seeking a game to play with or without friends. Set in mid-crisis New York, players create an avatar to assist with the secret government agency referred to as, you can imagine, The Division.

Sounds good to you? Maybe even 20 hours. Unless, of course, you get sick of it after those first few hours. The mechanics are serviceable, but The Division is a numbers-based game — like Destiny — but without the sophisticated Bungie gunplay to support skilled players hoping to outlast overwhelming odds. Most of your luck in The Division will come down to what level you are and how awesome your gun is, which could be really appealing to some.

In my case, the disconcert between action and stats was a constant annoyance.

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Jun 21,  · Yep. I set up a game and played it solo the other night lol.

Despite many fans, again myself included , making noise over the course of various beta tests, Naughty Dog refused to give in and change what they believed was better for the series. Thankfully and maybe even too little too late for sales, Naughty Dog has finally decided to listen to their fans by inviting them from the official Uncharted forums to their studio in Santa Monica for their input on the controls. After seeing how real fans in person felt the same way as many of those who felt the aiming was far worse than Uncharted 2 and made their voices heard via hundreds of forum threads, Naughty Dog has finally tweaked the controls and released Patch 1.

In addition to fixing the aiming, 1. Check out a full list of patch notes for 1. Allow grenade throw while scoped Tuned Pull Down range from 1. Fix for a user having an online ID containing fifteen or more characters created in uppercase format and actively using a voice comm device. Server Matchmaking now waits for double the number of players in the biggest party in the room to be present before starting a game to prevent parties from being split frequently Players no longer able to join party that is already in Matchmaking.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Multiplayer Impressionados

Comments Shares The Version 1. Drake’s Deception has gone live in US and EU territories, with Asian territories to share the update in the next few days. The patch addresses a number of minor issues, but the big change is to the single player game’s aiming mechanics.

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception with Sisik [Time and date are placeholder][Yup, forgot to extend the session – didn’t get an email reminder this time around]This is a v2 session for treasure hunters (the v1 was hosted by Irish, but he forgot to extend it).

This is… a whole lot more than I was expecting from what I thought would be a quick fix patch. I still say they should get around to making a boss with this as a mechanic. That was a bug? Are they sure about that? Could this be the long-awaited gank squad nerf? Needing to actually manage their resources instead of having, you know, functionally infinite everything.

First off, the blue spirit limit cap buff is misleading. This, combined with the white summon cooldown, most likely means gank squads who try to farm invaders will actually have incentive to equip WoB now and give blue spirits a way to actually do their job. Technically speaking, even a one second duration reduction from indefinite would count as greatly reduced. I wonder what the new time limit will be? Even despite the insanity of investing in three different stats instead of two or even one.

Players Report Matchmaking Problems on Uncharted 4 Multiplayer Beta

Drake’s Deception realises what we dreamed video games would one day become. Lawrence’s poignant phrase as the curtain raises on Uncharted 3: Like others, we dared to dream. For 20 years we longed for a cinematic interactive experience capable of rivalling those we watch on the silver screen.

Uncharted 2’s matchmaking is kind of hit or miss. Sometimes I find players within 10 seconds but sometimes it takes up to a minute. However there is little to no lag and they’re usually balanced fairly, unless you run into a huge party/clan of people over level 40 who take up most of one team and wipe the floor with you by double teaming guys.

I’ve been playing MP for a bit, recently, and I’m up to level 18 in it’s slower than all hell progression system. I’m getting the hang of the flow of gametypes like TDM and Team Objective playlists, but there are some glaring issues regarding the game that bug me. The varied maps I like the airport one, fuck the train map are a very good example of what the movement system can do. Then you get to the rest of the game and I feel myself fighting against the rest of it to really enjoy it.

The gunplay is really messed up in the game IMO. I feel as if there’s no sense of weight or power with each shot you pull off with weapons like the T-Bolt or the M2. Think Lost Planet’s gunplay It’s like everyone on the map are shooting static dart guns that slowly pelt away at your enemies until they died. It doesn’t help that there’s little to no stopping power for the weapons and that people can easily run and gun through your fire AS they’re getting pelted with fire.

I think that the gunplay has a lot of it working against the movement in Uncharted 3 than it does in other third person shooters like Max Payne 3 and yes I’m going to compare the two Gears of War. Then you get to the melee, and

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Review for PlayStation 3 (PS3)

To that end, we combed over a multitude of comments and forum posts to see what you wanted changed in the multiplayer game. We took the most highly-sought changes mentioned and made them happen. If you want to talk to us more about any of the changes, please join us in our Reddit AMA celebrating the Uncharted 3 two year anniversary Friday, November 1st from 3: We wanted to celebrate our two biggest changes to the multiplayer in a video. A new map, and all our DLC maps, meaning all the multiplayer maps are now free… pretty cool, huh?

Connectivity issues have been plaguing the multiplayer experience in Call of Duty: WWII since its launch a fortnight ago. Soon after release, the HQ which has space for 48 players lay empty due to the fact that Sledgehammer had to suspend matchmaking in order to solve server performance problems.

Yet lone wolf players still find it a struggle to access much of the high level content, simply because very little of it can be played alone, and the game purposely limits matchmaking options. Bungie seems firm on this point, and with only a few weeks until the launch of The Taken King , there has been no announcement to the contrary.

Of all the Destiny debates to persist through Year 1, none is as polarizing as issues of matchmaking. Both sides make strong arguments of support either way. Opposition is usually framed by the fact that some content, notably Temple of Osiris and raids , would be brutally difficult to play in squads with no communication. Support for more matchmaking options counters with a simple question: Lone wolf players still find it a struggle to access much of the high level content, simply because very little of it can be played alone.

While LFG sites offer options for those who are feeling lonely, they certainly do not represent a panacea solution without problems. As a gamer, I play a lot. Until the emergence of Destiny a year ago, the word casual seldom had negative connotations in gaming circles. Imagine being scolded for this in a public forum…the gaming equivalent of being dressed down for not studying for a test. Currently three weeks prior to the release of The Taken King you cannot find matchmaking in:

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