Neoseeker.com Forum Thread: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1 - page 1

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Author:   RabidChinaGirl
Date:   Oct 31, 09 at 3:45am (PST)
Subject:   Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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Hello Neo-nites,

We've got the first part of our annual holiday guide ready for your prying eyes.
Part one has a ton of awesome stuff, for techies and gamers alike, whether you're into hardware or video games -- or both.
We've included price checks for every item, both online and in-store retail, along with excerpts and links from the original reviews.
Still, if you don't want to read the reviews themselves, just know that the products on the list have been loved by some member of our review staff or another.

And if you don't see something you're interested in, feel free to ask questions.
Also keep in mind that we will be rolling out more guides as December comes around, which will no doubt cover those major holiday titles... if they're worthy.

The first page is a comprehensive guide for the guide, in case some of you are new to the site or our reviews.


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Author:   Mishtram
Date:   Oct 31, 09 at 4:05am (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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I hadn't actually heard or Risen before I read the guide, which kind of disappoints me -- I've had so little time to keep up with the gaming scene. =( This is made even more embarrassing by the fact that it was reviewed on Neoseeker... =O



Author:   Hellfire29
Date:   Oct 31, 09 at 6:33am (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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I hate living where I do. I have to order all this stuff in if I want it. I'm still shocked that my local game store no longer stocks Risen. Apparently a month old game is too old to order more stock in for.



Author:   chautemoc
Date:   Oct 31, 09 at 6:50am (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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quote Mishtram
I hadn't actually heard or Risen before I read the guide, which kind of disappoints me -- I've had so little time to keep up with the gaming scene. =( This is made even more embarrassing by the fact that it was reviewed on Neoseeker... =O
It's not very popular. I wish more people cared about it.
Try the demo and buy the crap out of it! It could entertain for years.



Author:   Mishtram
Date:   Oct 31, 09 at 8:04am (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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Man, this is actually a sort of successor to the Gothic series?

I mean, the folks who made Gothic were never great at hyping their games either, so usually only the more avid RPG fans ever found their stuff. I never even heard of a spiritual successor being made though. =O

The graphics looks amazing, I hope this ancient PC can handle them. *bites lip*



Author:   chautemoc
Date:   Oct 31, 09 at 9:17am (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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quote Hellfire29
I hate living where I do. I have to order all this stuff in if I want it. I'm still shocked that my local game store no longer stocks Risen. Apparently a month old game is too old to order more stock in for.
Have you considered digital downloads?

Mishtram, it's not sort of, it is absolutely Gothic 4, just not named so for legal reasons (the upcoming Arcania: A Gothic Tale, from a different studio, sounds barely like Gothic...they're changing everything, seemingly for the worse).

I prefer games that let me discover them instead of shoving themselves in my face.

It's even more gorgeous in action. Mmmmm.
You should be able to if your PC is decent, but on low settings it looks quite different. Still very playable but not so much with the "wowwww" factor. I would say it's worth upgrading for, absolutely, if you can't run it.



Author:   Shadow of Death
Date:   Oct 31, 09 at 10:24am (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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I'm DLing the Risen demo, if I like that, I'll DL it.

The Article also reminded me to install the Path Prologue. If I like that, I'll spend the $10 to get the main game.



Author:   chautemoc
Date:   Oct 31, 09 at 10:48am (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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Attaboy!



Author:   VeGiTAX2
Date:   Dec 07, 09 at 9:40pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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For those scoping out the thread for updates, we've completed an update of products we covered this last month, more gadgets, more hardware with a giant dose of gaming goodness as well.



Author:   RabidChinaGirl
Date:   Dec 07, 09 at 9:41pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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The guide is still being updated as we come out with more reviews.

The music games section has been expanded to include The Beatles Rock Band, among other things.
You'll also find games like Dragon Age on there as well.
Just some extra content until we come out with the official Part 2.




Author:   Superfast Oz
Date:   Dec 17, 09 at 2:01pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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Cool guide. I'd remove the positive review of Aion though. It's a really poor MMO that after initial promise descends rapidly into a horrible grind.

I'm gonna check out Risen anyway.



Author:   chautemoc
Date:   Dec 20, 09 at 10:54pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide - Part 1
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quote Superfast Oz
I'm gonna check out Risen anyway.
You must.


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