13 June - 19 June 2016 : What video games are you playing this week?
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1. Video Game: Mass Effect 3 [Average Rating:8.05 Overall Rank:68]
Video Game: Mass Effect 3
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Continuing this game this week...

So far, I'm at 27 hours played...
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2. Video Game: Overwatch [Average Rating:7.98 Overall Rank:288] [Average Rating:7.98 Unranked]
Video Game: Overwatch
Fun albeit simplistic at times.
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3. Video Game: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:2015]
Video Game: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege
Still loving this game...it's so good!
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4. Video Game: Civilization V: Brave New World [Average Rating:8.39 Overall Rank:79] [Average Rating:8.39 Unranked]
Video Game: Civilization V: Brave New World
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Started yet another game of this last night. King level, small random world, random leader (Babylon).

I don't think I've ever won as Babylon, and it's not looking good for me this time either. I got up to the 18th century, and I feel I'm lagging behind in tech and everything. Staying out of trouble, though, and I've got plenty of territory.

On the so-called small map, this game is bigger and slower than I like. I switched from tiny to small because I feel I ought to be playing the "real" game to get my money's worth and have the full experience. But as always, I'm finding it's an experience I don't like that much.

I'll probably go back to tiny (and duel) maps or else eventually abandon this game altogether.
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5. Video Game: Marvel Heroes [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:4858]
Video Game: Marvel Heroes
I got in some ARPG time with MH. I am level 57 now with Captain Marvel, the cap is 60 so I may just get there! I actually died in a boss fight as I wasn't paying attention I got hit by the Lizard, Dr. Octopus, and Venom all at the same time! lol Good times!
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6. Video Game: Valkyria Chronicles [Average Rating:8.17 Overall Rank:83]
Video Game: Valkyria Chronicles
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Have began to played this game on PS4.
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7. Video Game: Dishonored [Average Rating:7.94 Overall Rank:151]
Video Game: Dishonored
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Been playing lots of this. I'm really impressed by how much choice there is in how to complete each mission. I just finished the party last night - it was awesome, albeit a little short. I felt like it was too easy to figure out who the target was (I think it was just one conversation with someone), but scouting around and planning out how to do the deed, and then pulling it off, was a blast. I really like this game.
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8. Video Game: Watch_Dogs [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:1910]
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Played this for some minutes. Got so bored. Seem I can't stand it.
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9. Video Game: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:2015]
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Played a few terrorist hunts with Rudy. It's always fun to play with him.
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10. Video Game: Overwatch [Average Rating:7.98 Overall Rank:288] [Average Rating:7.98 Unranked]
Video Game: Overwatch
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Played this with two of my friends and my little brother. After the initial "wow this is hard to learn" I've really enjoyed playing this and it's so super fun to learn all the things the different characters can do etc. I'm glad I bought this one, even though it was way more expensive than I would like to spend on a game
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11. Video Game: Fallout 4 - Far Harbor [Average Rating:8.58 Overall Rank:1711] [Average Rating:8.58 Unranked]
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The Far Harbour expansion.

Really enjoying this (I haven't finished it yet). I forgot how much I enjoyed Fallout 4.

Plot wise it feels fairly engaging, something the Fallout 4 storyline never felt like to me.

Well worth owning but doesn't really anything new and is overpriced when compared to the base game.
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12. Video Game: République Deluxe Edition [Average Rating:6.62 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.62 Unranked]
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I picked this up pretty cheaply for the PS4.

I figured I couldn't go too wrong with an indie stealth game, but this game is super generic, seems to have needlessly poor interface / navigation controls, and so far puts more emphasis on collectibles than I'd like.

Feels directionless so far. Will give it at least one more session...
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13. Video Game: Overwatch [Average Rating:7.98 Overall Rank:288] [Average Rating:7.98 Unranked]
Video Game: Overwatch
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Pardon me, fine folks. Do you have a moment to hear the good word of Overwatch?


Still addicted...
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14. Video Game: Overwatch [Average Rating:7.98 Overall Rank:288] [Average Rating:7.98 Unranked]
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Just so we can have even more Overwatch on this list.

Most played thus far are Mercy by a huge margin, then Junkrat, Tracer, Pharah, and Zarya.
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15. Video Game: Banished [Average Rating:6.64 Overall Rank:1803]
Video Game: Banished
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First time playing this, streamed. An enjoyable enough little sim game. Old age is the greatest disaster of all.
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16. Video Game: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves [Average Rating:8.52 Overall Rank:20]
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Started this up, but it might be a bit too early after playing the first.

Thinking, I might try a second playthrough of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Because of Sony's free games I still have Tropico 5 to try and maybe NBA 2K16 to play.

Hopefully, the Warriors complete that tonight. The Spike Lee story looks kinda blah, specially since the your character is forced to be "Freak." But that's the main mode I play in.
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17. Video Game: Hand of Fate [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:1560] [Average Rating:6.83 Unranked]
Video Game: Hand of Fate
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Starting to try out Endless Mode. Still need to explore and unlock many of the character story lines and some of the extra DLC. Oh, and I still need to beat the dealer, but I'm not doing a good job of focusing on that.
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18. Video Game: Patrician IV [Average Rating:5.33 Overall Rank:7033]
Video Game: Patrician IV
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The Steam Special Edition.

I love it! It's so easy and laid back. I like that building lots of things makes the game actually have to go buy the stuff from the market in order to build it. So you can supply your own building materials at a profit. I've just started up some serious production. I'm making grain, salt, meat, and beer, along with wood and clay. There's always a clay shortage as I build a ton of houses. I have counting houses in 3 cities. I really need to get one in Bruges to get that sweet, sweet wine production going.

I found something out, in that my convoys couldn't go down the river without a smaller ship, which makes sense, but they CAN go down with a small and a large ship. I guess the large ship waits at the mouth of the river or something.

I know I could pirate if I wanted to but I'm having a good time just trading, setting up route, and now I have to go kill a pirate. I'm not against it, but it isn't my favorite part of the game. I'm having a hard time getting a crew.

So I guess I'm finally getting the hang of this and it's really great.
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19. Video Game: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor [Average Rating:7.50 Overall Rank:442]
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Still burning time on this game, I'm learning more and more as I'm playing and I'm having enormous fun. I'm very impressed by this game and how it works. I don't even miss my grappling hook anymore.
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20. Video Game: Final Fantasy XIII [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:1134] [Average Rating:6.63 Unranked]
Video Game: Final Fantasy XIII
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Up to Chapter 5 now. I'm surprised that there are more systems still being introduced, but with the upgrade system available I at least have a use for all the crafting junk I've picked up over the past 15 or so hours.

While the progress through the game is undeniably on rails (which is the most prevalent complaint I hear of it), the battles, character skill progression and equipment customization are much more dynamic, so in a sense there is still a good bit of exploration. I still haven't been bothered by the linearity, but I am hoping for some more challenging enemies soon.
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21. Video Game: Alpha Protocol [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:1451]
Video Game: Alpha Protocol
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Partly inspired by my Trophies thread, here:

The Trophies and Achievements Thread

And partly because République Deluxe Edition just made me want to play a deeper and more interesting stealth/espionage game...

...I've decided to dive in and go for the Platinum Trophy on Alpha Protocol. If I get it, it will be the rarest thing I've done on Playstation.

Felt pretty energized the moment I loaded it up. I had forgotten how much I like this game - how much heart it has in spite of a pronounced lack of technical polish. I've finished it twice before (on normal difficulty), and I'm tailoring this run to be a bit different. Since I've done full stealth and full Bruce Lee (martial arts), this time I'm going to be a total shotgun-toting jerkface. Because gun-builds don't really need as many skillpoints, I'm playing as a Recruit (basically a penalty of -3 to your starting level - no small thing). But, because the shooting in this game has a few rough edges, I'm playing on easy difficulty.

The prologue was hilarious, as I massively pissed off Alan Parker and Yancy Westbridge. Hard to believe these guys would send me into the field afterward.

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Surprised by how well the shotgun playstyle is clicking for me.
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22. Video Game: The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:1867]
Video Game: The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited
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I was looking for some opinions on ESO?

Elder Scrolls Oblivion and Skyrim were some of my favorites, but since this a MMO, I don't know if I'd like it.

I've never delved into MMO's before.


We shall see. The PSN sale within the sale was too much to not try.
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23. Video Game: LEGO Batman: The Videogame [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:796]
Video Game: LEGO Batman: The Videogame
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I'm still playing through this on the Nintendo DS. I've completed all 3 Hero campaigns and am now playing through the first Villain campaign.

I managed a couple of levels before bed last night, but my eyes were closing for increasingly longer periods of time.. so I kept missing studs from things I'd smashed!
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24. Video Game: Pools of Darkness [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:2065]
Video Game: Pools of Darkness
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I've played some more of this. I think I'm about half-way through. I've taken out the dragon Thorne - the first of Bane's lieutenants - and am going to start work on lieutenant number two. I'm a little unsure of who to go up against next. Kalistes geographically looks like she should be next, but she's full of drow, who are a pain, and also I've encountered something called "Kalistes's pets" while cleaning out Manshoun's tower that resulted in a reload. So I may skip her for the time being.
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25. Video Game: LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga [Average Rating:7.50 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.50 Unranked]
Video Game Compilation: LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
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I'm also playing this on steam.. I had been playing it co-op with my 5 year old, but he kinda moved on to Lego movie game, so I've mostly been playing to collect Red Bricks etc., though some of the story levels have not yet been completed.
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