Video games tend to stick to some tried-and-true experiences. But what other experiences could games provide?
Soon as I saw this I remembered the movie Abyss. Man I wish I could have some of that in a video game.
It would have to be future astronauts, because an entire game where your living space is as big as 4-5 cars would get boring quick. * Astronauts on a space station 1 mile wide, however would be very interesting.
You might be right, but i'm pretty sure the underwater lab was much bigger that. Also, look at Rapture in Bioshock. You could have subs that let you explore out to other underwater bases as well.
There's tons of PC games where you play as an astronaut.
Yeah I was just about to make this comment. Just because it's not an AAA blockbuster astronaut game where you're out-running space explosions and killer asteroids from angry aliens while trying to save the planet in a nuclear powered space craft doesn't mean more reasonable space simulators don't exist.
I always get out of my ship on X3 to repair it myself.
The author never played Solar Jetman?
kerbal space programme anyone? (yes i realize s/he said AAA games) isn't Risen 2 exactly the pirate game he described? and i'm sure there is a deep sea game somewhere
There is a game that has been greenlit called world of diving not sure if it will have deep sea stuff in it. But it looks quite interesting i have a close eye on it atm.
A regular person: heavy rain probably AC4 will be a great pirate game.
Obviously you never played toe jam and earl. I got the dentist laugh as my ringtone. Freaks the hell out of people.
A game where you get on a spaceship, and travel to Mars, and fight aliens ON THE PLANET, not in a ship or anything would be epic.
Uh... you do that in Starbound.
Never heard of it in my life. If it's a PC game, that's probably why.
Google up Starbound. Do you play games on PS Vita or planning on getting a PS4? It's coming to both those consoles even if you don't game on PC.
Yeah, I got both. I'll definitely check it out then, thanks!
Wouldnt SIMS be consider a "regular" person game? And doesnt AC fit the bill as far as Pirates go?
I've played as an astronaut in a game... but it was No More Heroes 2. I REALLY like the idea of an underwater survival horror esqe exploration game, that seems to me to have the biggest chance of doing something different and creating a unique atmosphere to do it in. Underwater should be the new terror location next gen.
I think of bioshock when you said that. But I would not mind seeing some more under water and space games.
I'm talking more like exploring the ocean, like 10,000 Leagues Under the Sea mixed with the scuba portions of the Abyss or Lords of the Deep turned into a game instead of being in a stationary city. If nothing else I at least want a game where you can judo chop stingrays :)
Why would you want to play as a regular person in a game? Who in their right mind would want to do that when you could be Commander Shepard for example. I've never understood the need for games to realistic unless they are something like a driving or flight simulator.
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