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 Post subject: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 21:42 
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June 12th for 'reveal' which must be E3 time ?

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 22:31 
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Given how quickly Titanfall appeared to die...


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 23:41 
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I quite enjoyed the first one but I did find it very hard. Even the horse mode was hard and as soon as the Nuke Titans turned up, you had no chance.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 3:34 
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I'd like a single player campaign. The first game had plenty of elements that would suit one, I think.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:46 
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There definitely wasn't enough horses in the first one.

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 12:13 
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Well the single player stuff looks like every other boring cinematic FPS. Shame.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 12:18 
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Did anyone here play the first one? I never even bothered with the free trial.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 12:50 
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I played the first one a fair bit. Mainly on the horde mode with 3 of my friends.

It was very hard but extremely satisfying and the mechs controlled brilliantly. As Lewie has said, it is pretty much bog standard in many respects but that shouldn’t mean it’s a bad game. Not at all, it's actually very enjoyable.

The only thing missing from the first was single player campaign so yeah, I’m kind of interested in the 2nd one. I think it’ll be one of those games to pick up when it’s £20.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 13:21 
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I played quite a bit (up to first prestige i think) of the first one on the PC , and it was good fun and the movement mechanics were new and different but we've now had multiple COD's doing the same thing.

The main problems with the first one were - lack of player population - lack of map selection (there was an issue with keeping getting the same maps over and over again) - and a few problems with 'too powerful high up weapons' where some of the later weapons with unlocks were quite a bit more powerful than the standard ones.

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 13:23 
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I would have said that releasing on PS4 would solve the player population issue, but they've sandwiched it's release right between COD and BF, which is a bizarre decision.

Probably would have had more players on PC if they put it on Steam, too.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 21:21 
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https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2016/08 ... r=36969785


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 18:03 
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Well. I've had a go now. It's basically a newer 'wall-runny' CoD with big stompy robots. and it says something that the mode I liked the most was the one without the big stompy robots.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 12:05 
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Sounds promising:

https://twitter.com/NathanDitum/status/792154229808955392?s=09


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 12:47 
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But how will it run on my PS4 Amateur?


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 12:48 
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I thought that link was going to be the one where they have said all new maps / all new weapon unlocks / all new game modes will be free (so no season pass)

I've played a few multiplayer matches and its fun - and i've done one mission of the campaign mode which again seems as if it at least has a story and gets you use to the traversal and weapon options available.

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 22:12 
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I've made up my mind after playing the betas for this year end's FPS' and I'm going to get this.

Titanfall was different enough to be fun whereas CoD was utter dogshit. I'm interested in BR1, mind, but the multiplayer has never held my interest for longer than a few hours since I mainly FPS by my lonesome and BF1 is squad-based. Oh, and the unlocks in BF are always such a fucking time consuming chore.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 19:52 
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The single player is amazing.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 16:07 
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I've put my money where my mouth is and dolled out some cash money on this.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 16:08 
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I've put my money where my mouth is and dolled out some cash money on this.

I am tempted, by as with all Online FPSes I play them for a few weeks and never go back.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 17:12 
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I'm not really tempted. It all looks a bit too CoD.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 17:18 
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I've heard nothing but good about the single player campaign but my appetite for online games has really shrunk recently. This looks like it'll be £19.99 before too long so I'll pick it up then as I did enjoy the first one and thought it would have really benefited from a single player campaign.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 18:00 
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Mr Biffo's review of the single player (sort of)

http://www.digitiser2000.com/main-page/ ... ion-tested

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Or if you prefer a more traditional review here is Kotaku

http://www.kotaku.co.uk/2016/10/31/tita ... aku-review

And their attempt to sell you on the single player - how a typical encounter might go

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:16 
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I started the single player campaign last night and, as expected, it looks beautiful, runs fast and sharp, and the shooting is reet punchy and immediate. I only played it until I got into Optimus Prime and I was happy with what had happened so far.

I gave the multiplayer a crack too and that was just as fast and meaty as the campaign until the Titans start falling and then it turned into a fucking Royal Rumble of machines and pilots and grapple hooks and swinging about and things exploding. I must admit I was very impressed by the carnage. But once again the TTK seems incredibly low when it should be far higher so everyone can stay alive longer.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2016 13:24 
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I felt like a badass sliding along popping my shotty. Blam blam. The best thing about Titanfall 2 so far is that it makes you feel awesome even though it's just a FPS. I'm sure it's got something to do with it being a stable 60fps because it's smooth as silk and the movement system feels great (especially compared to BLOPS3 and the IW beta) (not sure if I like it more than jetpacking whoosh whoosh of AW but the single player campaign in AW didn't let you burst around like a nutter like the multiplayer did. AW is about as close to Quake as you can get once you start belting around and stop playing it like another CoD).


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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Deffo gonna get this sooner or later.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2016 15:11 
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I have set up a BeeX 'network' in Multiplayer.

Single player is like a quality puzzle platforms with meaty shooting layered on top.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:43 
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More from Mr Biffo

http://www.digitiser2000.com/main-page/ ... y-mr-biffo

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 18:20 
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I was smashing this yesterday. Everything is great: the movement, sliding, the grapple hook, Titans, the titan voices, the voiceover woman etc. It's groovy.

It's terrifying seeing a Titan bearing down on you as a pilot, but you jump about, wall run and grapple hook the big bastard and pull out a core knocking his health right down. It's immensely satisfying.

Or just being a lumbering Titan, chasing down tiny pilots with massive weapons or thrashing it out with enemy Titans, blocking their weapons, having a reet good dust up, swinging fists at metal faces or crushing an opponent with a devestating Titan on Titan finishing move. Or just smashing eject and flying hundreds of feet off the map.

Vee enjoyable dis is.


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