Gaming Immortals Fenyx Rising

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seems the likes of Gamespot and IGN were fairly meh on it but then SkillUP and ACG loved it. Not sure what to think really. Maybe I'll pick it up for cheaper when I'm finished Cyberpunk.
 

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Definetly fancy trying it at some point, ACG was a big fan and usually trust his verdict.
 

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Proper tempted by this. Loved BoTW and this looks very similar. That may be to its detriment though because I consider BoTW one of the best games ever made.
 

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Proper tempted by this. Loved BoTW and this looks very similar. That may be to its detriment though because I consider BoTW one of the best games ever made.
I wouldn’t go in thinking it’s a BOTW. ACG specifically said it doesn’t feel as comparable as you’d think.
 

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I wouldn’t go in thinking it’s a BOTW. ACG specifically said it doesn’t feel as comparable as you’d think.
I've watched no reviews yet but they've definitely stolen elements of Zelda. They're not even subtle with how that game influenced them. I'm sure it doesn't play the same but with the amount of similarities it will get compared to BoTW, either rightfully or wrongly.
 

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Finished the demo which is about an hour on Stadia.
Had a blast to be honest, definetly a game I'll get in the future. Cyberpunk soon.
 

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Did anyone pick this up? Its £35 on PS store and I'm tempted.

it seems to have been received very well. Seen a few reviews and even ACG who i usually trust said its great and surprising how good it is.
 

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Did anyone pick this up? Its £35 on PS store and I'm tempted.

it seems to have been received very well. Seen a few reviews and even ACG who i usually trust said its great and surprising how good it is.
That’s not a bad price actually.
 

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For Pc players it’s £22 on Epic store with the £10 gift voucher they are seemingly giving out like candy. BOTW is my favourite games of all time and this looks like a complete rip off - so much so that I might actually enjoy it!

Also I can’t believe they changed the original title, “Gods and Monsters” to “Immortals - Fenyx Rising” :lol:
 

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Did anyone pick this up? Its £35 on PS store and I'm tempted.

it seems to have been received very well. Seen a few reviews and even ACG who i usually trust said its great and surprising how good it is.
Great got it on the PS5, I really liked it. For me it was better than BOTW
 
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It look likes one of those mobile games constantly advertised that ends up having gameplay nothing like they show.
 

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yeah for that price I think I'm going to get it. It’s not a huge amount and I’ve nothing to play at the moment anyway.
I’m going to give AC Valhalla a go I think now after finishing Cyberpunk and I’ll wait for that to be updated.
 

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£32 on amazon so I went and got it on PS5. Was a bit torn between that and the Switch for portability but the graphics difference seemed worth it. Hopefully it's good as I need a decent console game right now.

I couldn't give a shit if it's a BOTW rip-off seeing as BOTW is one of the best games ever so if it's even half as fun that's OK by me.
 

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With how quick this fell in price I'm going to hold off another month or so. It's almost half price a month after release.

I've only heard good things about it though so it is surprising it's suddenly being discounted. But then again all the new Ubisoft titles have received sizable discounts over Xmas. Maybe they're not selling well.
 

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I’m going to give AC Valhalla a go I think now after finishing Cyberpunk and I’ll wait for that to be updated.
I've just finished Valhalla, it’s brilliant but it’s a long slog to the end, I’ve put 140 hours into it now. I’m waiting for the next patch for that as I’ve every trophy apart from the fishing one, I only need to catch 1 fish and I’ll have the platinum trophy but the fish are generally bugged so the bastard thing doesn’t spawn.

I’m going to give this a download tomorrow I think.
 

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Bought the Ps5 disc version on sale for 30 euro, just finished it took around 30 hours. I enjoyed it took a little while to get into but then it opens up. I'm sure I won't touch it again so I'm glad I got it on a sale is a solid action/platform game kinda relaxing to play.
 

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Im 10 hours in and it does take awhile to get going but its actually a pretty fun game, the story is interesting, the dialogue is well written and its actually made me chuckle a few times.

Solid 7.5/10 from me, it might bump up as I progress.