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Old 05-08-17, 09:50 AM   #1
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Outlast 2

Anyone play this yet? I loved the first one, one of the scariest, most tense games I've ever played.

Second one looks great and I hear their are new hiding mechanics.

Feel free to post trailers, videos, etc.. to this post (mods) as necessary as I do not have access while I'm at the office for my job.
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Old 05-08-17, 10:20 AM   #2
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Re: Outlast 2

I still haven't played the first one on the PS4 yet.
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Old 05-08-17, 10:39 AM   #3
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Re: Outlast 2

2nd game isn't nearly as good as the first IMHO. I have basically all the same gripes as Angry Joe does in his review. It's basically a game of trial and error. Not Whistleblower scary but the creep factor is all over it.
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Old 05-08-17, 10:55 AM   #4
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Re: Outlast 2

I'm a big fan of the first one so I'll pick it up first time it goes on sale.

Don't really understand the complaints about trial and error since that was a heavy part of the first game also.
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Don't really understand the complaints about trial and error since that was a heavy part of the first game also.
It was. But this time around enemies have this pseudo magical ability to see you through walls & objects.
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Old 05-08-17, 01:53 PM   #6
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It was. But this time around enemies have this pseudo magical ability to see you through walls & objects.
I read on I think Kotaku that a patch was coming out soon to balance some of that.
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Old 05-08-17, 04:07 PM   #7
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I read on I think Kotaku that a patch was coming out soon to balance some of that.
Nice!
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Old 07-06-17, 09:06 AM   #8
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2nd game isn't nearly as good as the first IMHO. I have basically all the same gripes as Angry Joe does in his review. It's basically a game of trial and error. Not Whistleblower scary but the creep factor is all over it.
Finally started playing this. It's a nice upgrade from the first mechanics-wise and I love being able to re-watch certain videos you record.

It's nowhere near as anxiety inducing as the first (I always had to prepare a sec before playing the first game - especially the DLC) but it's actually creepier.

I'm not that far in at all but I do like that it's more than just approaching enemies, hiding, then figuring out which route to take - of course that aspect still remains but they've added a lot more.
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Old 07-06-17, 10:45 AM   #9
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Re: Outlast 2

I just started playing it last weekend and am I'm guessing about two thirds of the way through. I was a big fan of the original and the DLC and while I don't think the plot is as interesting in this one the core gameplay and locations are great and I'm really enjoying it.
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Old 07-06-17, 10:48 AM   #10
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It was. But this time around enemies have this pseudo magical ability to see you through walls & objects.
So it does look like the patch fixed that. I'm playing with the recent patch and haven't had that happen at least on normal difficulty.
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Old 08-03-17, 09:58 AM   #11
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Re: Outlast 2

Ok so, the anxiety has kicked in..lol - It starts off nice and slow but that's just to give you the "feels" before the shit starts to hit the fan - the chases in this game are awesome.

What I don't like is not being able to see where you need to go but unfortunately, this is the games bread and butter - I hope a navigation system comes with later installments - it's tough because on one hand I love not knowing where to go or what to do but on the other, I get pissed playing the same part over and over again because I didn't see the gate i needed to push to get into a barn and escape.

They did a good job with this game and looks great - I'm not that far but I'm taking my time with it as I enjoy the environment and creep factor.
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