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What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Casual Observer » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:55 pm

Well, for the first time in 6 years or so I'm a game console owner again. The wife convinced me to get myself an Xbox for Christmas so i got a Minecraft 1TB version XBox One at Kohl's fir 199, which seemed to be the commonly best price on cyber Monday. Kohl's deal came with a $60 Kohl's card but sadly i procrastinated and didn't realize it expired 12-5, doh. Luckily the Xbox is regular white not that aweful Minecraft camaflauge that was pictured.

Anyway, I bought these so far:
- Red dead redemption 2
- Forza horizon 4
- GTA 5

Let's say i get just 1 more game for Christmas, what should i get?

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:44 pm

Well, the best game available for the Xbox One is Rocket League but that is multi platform. If you have never played it, buy it and take the day off from work. You're welcome.

Otherwise, let's see... what does the ole Xbox One have available for it....

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Wolfenstein: the New Colossus is the one I think Pinback liked a lot.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Casual Observer » Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:34 am

Thanks. I was thinking that Wolfenstein looked good.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by pinback » Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:16 am

The Witness.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by RealNC » Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:31 pm

No XBox game is worth buying. PC Master Race for life.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Billy Mays » Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:06 am

I have to take RealNC's side on this one, you just bought yourself a 200 dollar turd.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Casual Observer » Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:28 am

Billy Mays wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:06 am
I have to take RealNC's side on this one, you just bought yourself a 200 dollar turd.
Yeah, cuz I really believe Billy has a bad ass gaming rig on his desk at home.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Billy Mays » Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:10 pm

You should return it now or just throw it in the garbage and save yourself the disappointment.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Casual Observer » Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:34 pm

Billy Mays wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:10 pm
You should return it now or just throw it in the garbage and save yourself the disappointment.
Wow, the hostility. If I paid attention on Caltrops then I'd have known about this apparent console <--> PC rivalry. However, I really still don't believe that this Billy Mays character is any kind of real gamer, certainly not someone with a $1500 gaming rig that can best the newest xbox one. Shit, Jack Straw's used modded 360 was good enough for me except for the 3 red ring thing. RealNC, he probably has the cred to say I cheezed out with a console but Billy Trumpster boy? Nah.

Billy, pls to be telling us about your awesome gaming machine and all the PC games you play on it?

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by pinback » Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:44 pm

(The Witness was the right answer.)
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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Billy Mays » Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:48 pm

You should buy Fallout 76.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Flack » Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:22 pm

I don't have one, but I think people are still pretty happy with that Spider-Man game. Red Dead Redemption 2 is getting great reviews as well, although I've heard some people don't like all the constant side missions.
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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Flack » Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:23 pm

I forgot, you already got RDR2. Is Tomb Raider on sale yet?
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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:15 pm

There is absolutely no console vs PC gamer thing going on at Caltrops.

There's liberals versus conservatives.
Anonymous shitposters versus the old guard.
Fans of domestic violence versus constantly REEing man-children.

But never console versus PC. First off, it's because I ran the place and knew that the hierarchy goes like this:

1. Game creator
2. Owner of arcade games
3. PC gamer that also owns all the consoles
4. Guy that owns all the consoles, but no PC
5. PC gamer
6. Single-console owner
7. Dude that just has a Gameboy
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Flack is correct, Spider-Man PS4 is awesome. Go get that one. Unlike most people, I can separate the art from the artist. While I would never buy The Witness, pinback is correct that if you enjoy puzzle / exploratory / adventure games at all, you'll love that one.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by RealNC » Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:57 pm

The PC Master Race thing is supposed to be joke, people :-P

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Billy Mays » Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:14 pm

I have to take RealNC's side on this, some of you guys really need to lighten up. What I wrote was also meant to be a joke.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Casual Observer » Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:44 am

Billy Mays wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:14 pm
I have to take RealNC's side on this, some of you guys really need to lighten up. What I wrote was also meant to be a joke.
Billy is to making jokes what TDarcos is to understanding them.

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by AArdvark » Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:01 pm

Haaaaa!

Best of!

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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:57 am

So, you didn't ask about PS4 games specifically, but here is what I have bought for my PS4. I assume most of this stuff is on both consoles.

Read Dead Redemption II: totally fine so far, only played it for a couple hours

Spider-Man PS4: I can't stand that they just call these things "Spider-Man" so I will always call it Spider-Man PS4 or whatever. A high quality game, so far.

The Last of Us Remastered: I had to finally see what the fuss was about. So far I am in a teenage girl's room trying to explore a house. This utter masterwork has all the intrigue of most text adventure creator's first roll with Inform.

Arcania: bought in a bundle, haven't tried yet

Pac-Man: bought on the PS store.

The Evil Within 2: I actually bought this because I was feeling down in the dumps and wanted to buy something to make me feel better. I installed it but haven't played it yet.

Persona 5: My favorite Persona game. I get them all and never get very far.

Polybius: SIGH. You knew some guy would eventually be tedious enough to name a game Polybius. I like all of Minter's other stuff but this.

Butcher: If this is available on the Xbox One store, get it, it's a crazy little $3 2D shooter.

The Last Guardian: I got this because Team Ico always makes games that people feel are classics. I dunno about this one.

Now that I write it all out, I guess a lot of them are PS4 exclusives.
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Re: What XBox One game should I buy?

Post by Billy Mays » Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:59 am

This topic is heading towards an "I told you so". 6 months tops.

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