Currently a medical student.
My main non-gaming hobbies are photography and listening to music.
Favorite game series is Uncharted, and I primarily gravitate to games similar to it.
Posts made by bam541
RE: The EZA Community Top 20 Best of 2020!
I feel like the Ori games has a reputation for being "underrated", not getting enough love or popularity. I don't know why that is, but at least that's not the case in this forum.
Anyway, I can't wait to see the next two placements, mostly curious about the points they get and how it is distributed. I feel like both of those things says a lot about the game itself. Like how Ghost of Tsushima gets mostly HMs and 4th places, or Ori being top heavy despite not a ton of people voting for it.
RE: [Official] What are you playing?
Finally got around to Carto. This game is so adorable! I'm really enjoying it. I didn't expect it to have neat characters and world lore. The puzzles are quite fun so far, the first few levels progressively showcase how challenging the map tile-switching mechanic can be. It's not a long game apparently, so I think I just need 1-2 more short sessions.
On the other hand, I'm really considering to drop my playthrough of Haven. The gameplay is not really fun, and there's a couple of rough edges that starts to really grind my gears. I do love the intimate romance of the main couple, but it's hard to keep up with the rough gameplay.
Your Most Anticipated Games of 2021, Post-E3
While there are surely more showcases and announcements to come, this week's E3 period has confirmed that this year has a lot to offer already, with many new reveals or confirmed dates for previously announced games. I'm interested to know what games you guys are most excited about right now. I would love for you guys to list as many games as possible, but that might make this thread be too crowded, so I'll ask you to name three to five games that you're most looking forward to (or more, if you're cool with rapid firing them without using too much space). You can either just name them or add extra stuff like why you're excited for it, screenshots, trailers, etc.
My excitement for many games is primarily hampered by the fact that I don't have a next-gen capable hardware yet, so I can't be too excited for stuff like Deathloop and Battlefield 2042. I only have a PS4 and Switch rn so that limits things for me. Anyway, here's my list, from least to most hyped for:
Riders Republic. The only thing that worries me about this game is the potential of Ubisoft's usual tendencies (flat humor and basic open world structure especially) showing up and making the game feel more stale than it is. I was already excited for this since the first time they showed it, but the E3 trailer is so well done, so I'm even more hyped now.
Life is Strange: True Colors. Putting the murder story aside, the setting of the game looks cozy and lovely as heck. The premise of the story is cool, and the characters seem likeable. I also really like the idea of the empathy power, and it could be fun to see how people manifest their feelings differently. I think that's mostly up to the presentation and production value, which does seem higher in quality than previous LiS games.
Metroid: Dread. I never played any Metroid game before, and this looks hype af. Metroidvanias always intimidate me, but there's just something about this that makes me ignore that feeling, and I want to just jump in and give it a go.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD. Something about this game just speaks to me, and I've been looking forward to try it for years. The fact that a lot of people dislike it makes me extra curious, tbh. Not excited to pay the Nintendo Tax, but it is what it is. I just hope it's not a lazy port attempt.
Kena: Bridge of Spirits. I absolutely love pretty much everything I've seen from this game. The art style, the cute little Rots, the action-adventure gameplay, the Southeast Asian influences, and so on. I know this is the dev's first rodeo, but hopefully this will be a banger. Great debuts have happened before!
Shoutout to The Falconeer which comes out on PS4 and Switch later this year, I have been wanting to try that out too. Also shout out to the tons of indies with unconfirmed dates, I feel like indies tend to push their dates often so I want to hold back on that front.