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I revisited the first Crysis a little over a month ago, and was kind of surprised to see that the frame-rate still dips well below 60fps in physics-intensive moments. It is only optimized for two CPU threads. A remaster making use of today's 6+ CPU cores would be most welcome.
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Assassin's Creed II is free on Uplay for a limited time.

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Picked up Hatred. That is one gore fest of a game.

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Just Cause 4 is free on the Epic Games store for a limited time.

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Just Cause 4 is free on the Epic Games store for a limited time.

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Played a little of it and am liking it so far. Just Cause 2 was the pinnacle of the series in my mind, with the third entry being a disappointment. This fourth game seems to have a map layout more inline with part 2, which is a good thing. It also seems to run better in 4K than part 3 does, but that's just a quick observation since I have yet to play much.
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I think I own all four Just Cuase now, from freebies/bundles. Haven't played any of them.

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I think I own all four Just Cuase now, from freebies/bundles. Haven't played any of them.

Not to counter @NewAger , but I had a blast with Just Cause 3 XXL edition. So much great content for a very low price.
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I played through Just Cause 4 on Xbox, and found it to be a mixed bag. And when it's bad, it's pretty awful. The cut-scenes look atrocious, and lots of interesting game mechanics are introduced and then discarded. It comes across as a game that had grand designs, but developers gave up halfway through and pushed it out the door. But that said, it still does sandbox chaotic battles pretty well, so despite being very rough around the edges, there's still a lot of fun to be had. But 3 XXL was a more solid, tighter, consistent experience for me.
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Not to counter @NewAger , but I had a blast with Just Cause 3 XXL edition. So much great content for a very low price.
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I played through Just Cause 4 on Xbox, and found it to be a mixed bag. And when it's bad, it's pretty awful. The cut-scenes look atrocious, and lots of interesting game mechanics are introduced and then discarded. It comes across as a game that had grand designs, but developers gave up halfway through and pushed it out the door. But that said, it still does sandbox chaotic battles pretty well, so despite being very rough around the edges, there's still a lot of fun to be had. But 3 XXL was a more solid, tighter, consistent experience for me.

I'm in your camp on this one DaverJ. I downloaded it..and have been playing it over the weekend. It's a decent freebie. But about $4.99 on special Steam sales or elsewhere is maxx for this level and quality of game imo. The combat was fun...but way too easy for my taste. No challenge whatsoever. But I do enjoy using all of the acrobatic gadgets. I shut it down at 5:00 today. And I do not feel the fascination strings begging me to return soon. I may give it a twirl later this evening. But a creeping boredom is already beginning to happen. But no complaints...it was free. And therefore a good decent catch as a quarantine time killer that I had no experience with.
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I had issues with just cause 3v with graphics and my old card I quit playing it. Haven't tried it since I got me 2070 super. Will pick this one up so I continue the franchise .

Debating on fallout 76. Should have jumped on it when it was on sale, now I have the itch to play it because of the update.

I just realized how much of a game addict I am and I just buy to have and not necessary play for long but to have in the library

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One of my favorite games on the original XBOX. Glad Microsoft decided to release the MCC on PC.

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I would totally be in for a remaster of the Crysis trilogy. The tech in those games overshadowed the fact that there's a solid game underneath the sheen.
The first two are great, the third not so much
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Not to counter @NewAger , but I had a blast with Just Cause 3 XXL edition. So much great content for a very low price.
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Your opinion probably holds more weight since I have only played a little thus far. Part 3 just never clicked with me, with a map layout that seemed uninspired for the most part. In particular, the colors used for part 4 is more my style, and it creates a semblance of the interest I had when playing the second game.

The truth is none of these games have much depth beyond blowing stuff up. The stories take a far back seat to using your own imagination in creating chaos. So far, blowing up stuff in part 4 is more enjoyable to me than blowing up stuff in part 3. Neither matches the rush I had in my 50+ hours of blowing up stuff in Just Cause 2.
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One of my favorite games on the original XBOX. Glad Microsoft decided to release the MCC on PC.

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Man.. that game with be awesome with a Dolby atmos remix.
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Ashes of the Singularity Escalation is free on the Humble Store for a limited time.

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I'm playing Outlast 2
Thought it was just a bunch of religious crazies… then suddenly there's some supernatural stuff
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Square Enix Eidos Anthology featuring 54 games for $39.24. Final price factors in titles already in your Steam library. Proceeds go to various charities.

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Square Enix Eidos Anthology featuring 54 games for $39.24. Final price factors in titles already in your Steam library. Proceeds go to various charities.



https://store.steampowered.com/bundl...dos_Anthology/
I was excited by the opportunity, but found out that I already have everything in the bundle. Just another example of how a good deal can provide a bigger rush than actually playing the games.
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I'm playing Outlast 2
Thought it was just a bunch of religious crazies… then suddenly there's some supernatural stuff
Like so many others I was stuck at the water mill
I would never have figured that part out (thank you, youtube)
Bad game design or am I stupid?
Don't answer that...
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SnowRunner. I haven't had this much fun with a vehicular challenge-based game since Blast Corps. The visuals can be stunning, looking photo-realistic at times.
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Grand Theft Auto V is free on the Epic Games store for a limited time.

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Kenshiro, is there any way of getting notified of free games automatically?
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Kenshiro, is there any way of getting notified of free games automatically?
I believe the Epic Games Launcher has a free game notification option in the settings.
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The Lego NinjaGO Game is free on Steam for a limited time.

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Just completed Outlast 2
Not bad, but I liked the first one better
Recently I've been playing games I for some reason abandoned in the last five years
Next up is Alien: Isolation
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Next up is Alien: Isolation

I pulled that one out of storage recently to play it at 1440/120fps. I think the storyline is better than some of the Alien movies. But that game really needs a bigger crosshair - even though I rarely get motion sickness, I feel a little queezy walking around in this game. Maybe that's intentional?
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Came back to Overwatch (PC) about a month ago, after a 6 month break. I really like where the game is at now after all the patches. Any other Overwatch players on here?

Also playing some Animal Crossing and Overcooked 2 in multi-player.
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Civilization VI is free on the Epic Games store for a limited time.

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