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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 19:11 
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Yeah, it's so... Kinetic. When you're in the groove and chaining wall-runs, grappling hooks, double jumps and kills, it's exhilarating.
Then you get a Titan and it becomes, well a royal rumble. I didn't enjoy Titans in the beta. I get them now. Sometimes you end up taking on the world, and they're just not that powerful. Even a pilot or two can give you major problems if they're not stupid and have good cover.

Kicking ass in a Titan is reasonably uncommon. When it happens it is awesome. But that eject is inevitable, every bit of damage lasts, the only way to repair a Titan is using stolen batteries and they don't heal much. It's about doing as much damage as you can while it's up and running.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 23:03 
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some footage what I ttok of the multiplayer.



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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:41 
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*watches video*

I think YouTube is broken, I'm sure I played better than that.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:54 
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This sound in the game is pretty damn good, isn't it? I mean, I'm just watching a video, but even then it really draws you in.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:00 
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Yeah, the sound design is really good. The weapons sound really nice, which is unusual for a sci-fi game.

I like that the Titans each have different voices, and have multiple lines for the same situation. The CO barks are good like that, multiple lines for double kills etc. And as you level up, you get to change the CO, so if you find Briggs annoying, you can change to the Seeth Efrican guy.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 22:12 
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Awooga, Awooga! Titanfall 2 is 35 quid in the PSN black Friday Sale!

Totally worth it at that price!


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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It's £19.99 in HMV tomorrow!

For the Xbox One...


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:42 
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TheVision wrote:
It's £19.99 in HMV tomorrow!

For the Xbox One...

It is? Damnit. No chance of being near one...


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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Spoilers for a single mission

https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article ... ptwitterus

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 19:38 
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You ought to spoiler that to anyone who wants to go in blind. It's so left field when it happens, it feels marv.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 19:46 
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Do not read that article! Just rest assured that that level is particularly awesome.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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Christ, and I thought people flying around in CoDIW were annoying...

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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I find that doing lots of the parkour is painting a target on your back. It's awesome, and you can get around the map super fast, but it's also pretty easy to take someone wallrunning out.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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£25 on the PSN store
https://store.playstation.com/#!/en-gb/ ... ALL2RSPWN1

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 10:54 
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Get it you fools!


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 0:50 
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Well, I've clocked up 4 days on the multiplayer. As in 98 ish hours playtime. So I've certainly got my money's worth

It reminds me of COD:MW1 (the one I liked most in multiplayer, before they overcomplicated it with loadout points buy systems and 18 trillion challenges) simple on the back-end, all action.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 20:13 
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I've had this for a while as it part of a bundle deal with my PS4. However, due to having very limited time for playing games I only got around to trying it yesterday.

It's a bit good, has a lovely feel to the mechanics, has a non patronising tutorial baked in. The weapons feel suitably robust and do serious damage. I've not tried the MP as I don't have PS subscription or whatever it's called but I'm surprised you lot aren't all over this like a bad suit.

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:49 
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Released at wrong time, people won't risk it, and choose CoD instead. Even though the latest CoD is worse in every way.

If it released last week, people would be all over it.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:15 
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I played it last night and I was wondering why I stopped playing Titanfall 2 when I could be playing more Titanfall 2. I ended up jumping 7 levels and it was bloody marv. It's gotta be my favourite MP at the moment.

I unlocked the softball which fires sticky grenades from a grenade launcher which was an absolute blast to play with. Fortunately they don't have a big blast radius (or at all) so you pretty much have to squish one on a players fat head. When I lost a match of pilot v pilot and the losing team had to escape back to the ship I was loitering around a hiding place until the other team came chasing us down and squibbed a bunch of them with this thing before they knew what was happening. Glorious.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 14:37 
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I'm a level 49 pilot now.

I'm ace. So is Titanfall 2's multiplayer. I've got a video somewhere on the PS4, hang on a bit...


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 15:29 
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So around 12 mins or so I'm wrecking shit in my phat up Titan but it takes major damage and is about to pop.

But I've got the martyrdom perk equipped so I run into 3 titans (2 of which had only just dropped. Poor buggers) and do a nuclear explosion nailing all 3 of them. It's glorious but you kinda had to be there.



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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 22:16 
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I've reached prestige and I've prestiged. Zaphod would be proud of me.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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FREE DLC update: 2 new maps and a game mode. Available for download today.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 23:12 
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I've added this to The List because the single player campaign got such a lot of love in all the reviews. Have any of you guys played it or did you all just fire into the multi player?


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 23:57 
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Single player is excellent. Really, really well put together. It's like someone took the meaty combat from FEAR, the mobility of Mirrors Edge and the puzzly-ness of Portal, added Big Stompy Robots and mixed it all up.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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Pundabaya wrote:
Single player is excellent. Really, really well put together. It's like someone took the meaty combat from FEAR, the mobility of Mirrors Edge and the puzzly-ness of Portal, added Big Stompy Robots and mixed it all up.


Wow, that's as compelling a recommendation of a game as I've read in a long time. Sweet!


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:07 
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I'm barely playing anything at all now except iRacing and phone games, but Titanfall 2 SP is excellent so far.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:09 
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The only reason I've not picked this up is that I've no interest in the MP and the campaign although excellent is apparently a bit short.


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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
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markg wrote:
The only reason I've not picked this up is that I've no interest in the MP and the campaign although excellent is apparently a bit short.

But it's about £20 now!

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 Post subject: Re: Titanfall 2
PostPosted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:51 
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If anyone was wondering how much better is TF2 than CoD then this is the weekend to find out*. Free weekend trial!



*Answer: much.


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