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Damn, that's looking good, and quite innovative too I might add.
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This is shaping up to be a compelling purchase - right after reviews hit and shower it with praise. As long as it shines, I won't be waiting for a sale. This game hits all the buttons on my radar. Open world. Driving. Body-mod/Cybernetics. Futuristic dystopia. Story-driven. Solid shooter combat. Interesting mechanics. Beautiful graphics. I'd wager my current PC could handle it well enough to be happy on relatively high visual settings.

I'll be really bummed out if reviews stagger in from release and vomit on the floor. With this being the same team that made The Witcher III - generally hailed as "The Best Game Ever" I have high hopes.
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Plus first-person perspective. For a gamer who games mostly for immersion, that's the biggest plus of all.
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I am tempering my expectations by thinking of it as "from the makers of 2007's The Witcher".
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AWS260 wrote: Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:34 pm I am tempering my expectations by thinking of it as "from the makers of 2007's The Witcher".
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I really try not to read into concept art. It's the ideal the designers dream up, not the finished product. It's art. Maybe partially accurate to the finished product, but used more to inspire the finish than actually create it.

Still - I love the theme. This game has an automatic +2 on the 1-10 scale for just that alone. If it's a Critic's 6, I'll probably end up thinking it's an 8. In the right settings, I've played 6's for longer than they deserved. Any lower than that, though, and a game tends to become literally unplayable due to bugs, glitches, and missing features.
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+2 for theme, +1 for first person. Fitting my style is as important as technical perfection for me.
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Even better: Quality over Quantity.

The game won't contain any procedural elements generally used to fluff the size of some games. Due to the 'vertical' nature of the map, everything is put together by hand.
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While "Making Of" videos and trailers are really nice, what I need is a "Pre-Order" button somewhere.
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Yes, well the game has quite a ways to go, according to the devs, so buckle up for the long wait.
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Paingod wrote: Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:07 am Still - I love the theme. This game has an automatic +2 on the 1-10 scale for just that alone. If it's a Critic's 6, I'll probably end up thinking it's an 8. In the right settings, I've played 6's for longer than they deserved. Any lower than that, though, and a game tends to become literally unplayable due to bugs, glitches, and missing features.
I'm kinda in the opposite boat. While I'm certainly appreciating the level of detail that is going into building the world, the cyberpunk setting does absolutely nothing for me.
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Suitably Ironic Moniker wrote: Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:36 pm Yes, well the game has quite a ways to go, according to the devs, so buckle up for the long wait.
I'm totally fine with them polishing it to a high gloss instead of releasing a thrashing pile of bugs... as long as that's what they're doing.
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Just saw the new trailer on E3 Twitch. Pretty cool. Has a surprise at the end and special presenter. Wish it had come out a year ago.
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Suitably Ironic Moniker wrote: Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:18 pm Whoa.
I literally said that out loud watching the trailer. :lol: No idea how they kept it a secret.
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Paingod wrote: Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:28 am While "Making Of" videos and trailers are really nice, what I need is a "Pre-Order" button somewhere.
i have literally never pre-ordered a game before, but there's a first time for everything.

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It's even on the right platform. The one with no mandatory client to install.

*Edit: Just watched the trailer, too. Very cool ending.
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So much more excited for this game than Jedi: The Fallen Order. :twisted:
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and they just announced the "Simply: RED" collection (get alllll the Witcher-related titles on top of the pre-order for an additional $17) - i sent an email to gog's customer support to see if i could switch my pre-order to that.
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hitbyambulance wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:32 am
Paingod wrote: Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:28 am While "Making Of" videos and trailers are really nice, what I need is a "Pre-Order" button somewhere.
i have literally never pre-ordered a game before, but there's a first time for everything.

Same and same. This looks amazing.
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Day 1 for me and thats saying a lot these days as I get older. Until the makers of The Witcher screw up something, Im all in. Cant wait.
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Hamlet3145 wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:30 am
Suitably Ironic Moniker wrote: Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:18 pm Whoa.
I literally said that out loud watching the trailer. :lol: No idea how they kept it a secret.
i thought Keanu Reeves was regarded as a mediocre-at-best actor. why are people so excited about this?
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The John Wick movies would be my guess. Perfect for his acting abilities and probably match the game
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IceBear wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:03 pm The John Wick movies would be my guess. Perfect for his acting abilities and probably match the game
Also, it turns out he's a pretty awesome person instead of being a dick. That buys a lot of goodwill.
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Redfive wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:47 pm
hitbyambulance wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:32 am
Paingod wrote: Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:28 am While "Making Of" videos and trailers are really nice, what I need is a "Pre-Order" button somewhere.
i have literally never pre-ordered a game before, but there's a first time for everything.

Same and same. This looks amazing.
I'll end up pre-ordering too but I'll wait before I do (mostly because I don't have the cash right now) as there's almost a year before it's out and there's a very slim chance something will change my mind before then
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gbasden wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:06 pm
IceBear wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:03 pm The John Wick movies would be my guess. Perfect for his acting abilities and probably match the game
Also, it turns out he's a pretty awesome person instead of being a dick. That buys a lot of goodwill.
And between Bill & Ted and The Matrix, he holds a lot of 'nerd cred', and introduced a lot of people to cyberpunk to begin with (Johnny Mnemonic notwithstanding.)
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IceBear wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:07 pm I'll end up pre-ordering too but I'll wait before I do (mostly because I don't have the cash right now) as there's almost a year before it's out and there's a very slim chance something will change my mind before then
This (or is it that?). I can see pre-ordering, I do it myself, but only for sales. It may be infinitely improbable that the game might suck or have major issues on release, but that means it is finitely possible.
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this was first announced in 2012. what is sobering to think about is how long before that it was being worked on... this will probably be at least a decade-long effort.
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Crossover hyping

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hitbyambulance wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:00 pm
Hamlet3145 wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:30 am
Suitably Ironic Moniker wrote: Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:18 pm Whoa.
I literally said that out loud watching the trailer. :lol: No idea how they kept it a secret.
i thought Keanu Reeves was regarded as a mediocre-at-best actor. why are people so excited about this?

Dude is a Nerd God!

He was in every awesome movie in the 90's! Just Point break and B&T were quoted daily by me and my friends for years. Plus a few other iconic/nerdy films.

Point Break
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Then he really turn's it up with:

Matrix
Scanner Darkly
John Wick

Plus as mentioned he is universally recognized as one of Hollywood's few genuine and good guys. He's at the tops of my would like to have a beer with list.
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hitbyambulance wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:00 pm
Hamlet3145 wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:30 am
Suitably Ironic Moniker wrote: Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:18 pm Whoa.
I literally said that out loud watching the trailer. :lol: No idea how they kept it a secret.
i thought Keanu Reeves was regarded as a mediocre-at-best actor. why are people so excited about this?
Same here. I must be so out of the loop though, as I didn't even realize it was supposed to be him until it was pointed out in the thread.
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They are working on 5 games...2 of the others are also Cyberpunk games.

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That turns out to have been a Google translation failure. :)
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