Horizon: Zero Dawn (Now Out!)

BiousBious Seasons GreetingsJoined: Posts: 10,806
edited March 4 in General Discussion
E3 Trailer:



IGN Rewind :



Horizon Zero Dawn is set in a lush, beautiful open world where nature has reclaimed the ruins of a forgotten civilization. It is a world where mankind is not the dominant species, and highly advanced machines sit at the top of the food chain. You play as Aloy, a young outcast from a tribal society, who has learned to hunt the machines. Intent on unraveling the many mysteries that surround her, Aloy embarks on a quest that will lead her to discover her own destiny.
Along the way, Aloy will face off against an entire menagerie of machines – some traveling in herds, others roaming in solitude, all of them presenting a formidable danger. You will need to learn their behaviors, attack patterns and weak points in order to survive. You must use the beautiful environments to your advantage, and employ stealth, agility, and cunning to approach your prey unseen.
Of course, you won’t be hunting unarmed in Horizon Zero Dawn. Aloy is capable of combining natural materials with machine parts to turn them into ingenious weapons, ammunition, traps, and tools. By cleverly using the right items at the right moment, you can exploit weak points and bring down even the largest machines. Unfortunately, the most dangerous machines aren’t necessarily the biggest…

Continue fawning over this game please.
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  • VynceVynce Hater. Joined: Posts: 14,632
    Whoa, that looks awesome. I just watched the trailer you posted.
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  • HawkingbirdHawkingbird Crack is back! Joined: Posts: 23,615
    It sucks there's a lack of interest in this game. This is the best new IP to come out of E3 this year.
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  • orochizoolanderorochizoolander 2LANDER! Joined: Posts: 15,590
    edited June 2015
    More info on Horizon: Zero Dawn: http://blog.us.playstation.com/2015/06/15/announcing-horizon-zero-dawn/

    So it's not just an action game but a role playing one too wow awesome! This is straight up one of the best game trailers I've ever seen, totally blew everything even DOOM 4 out of the water, I'm in love with Fallout+Transformers+Turok+Tomb Raider: The game

    Also this is really awesome to see Guerilla Games a developer who has made nothing but Killzone games branch out and make something that's very different than what they know how to do, I see some similarity between this and Killzone franchise especially in the art of the mech mastodon which is clearly inspired by Killzone tech, but it's still definitely a financial risk so Kudos to SONY and Guerilla Games for trying somethign new rather than just making a new Killzone. Hope more developers branch out of their comfort zone so we get unique surprises like this, I think I've just become convinved to get a PS4 sooner rather thna later wow.
    P. gorath said: seriously though, it really crystalized how much better mvc3 is than that game. "Oh look, commando vs. 3 characters...this will be excitin--zzzzzzzzzzzzzZZzzzz"
  • orochizoolanderorochizoolander 2LANDER! Joined: Posts: 15,590
    More Horizon info: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/horizon-zero-dawn-is-prehistoric-and-modern-all-at/1100-6428257/

    Open world you say?

    Wow this game is already shaping up to be insane.
    P. gorath said: seriously though, it really crystalized how much better mvc3 is than that game. "Oh look, commando vs. 3 characters...this will be excitin--zzzzzzzzzzzzzZZzzzz"
  • BiousBious Seasons Greetings Joined: Posts: 10,806
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  • GomuGomuGomuGomu Strider Sucks Joined: Posts: 9,351
    Just dropping in my support for this game, I'm definitely keeping my eye on this one. I'm quite pleased they didn't just do another Killzone because I literally was not expecting anything out of Guerilla that would make me look in thier direction. Seems like they're taking a bit of a Souls approach to the game judging by that article and that's always a good thing.
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  • BrianCrowMnBrianCrowMn Bread & Butter Specialist Joined: Posts: 64
    Leaving E3, Horizon was the game I was most looking forward to. Can't wait to see how it turns out.
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  • DevilJin 01DevilJin 01 Ibuki and Juri BUFFZ Joined: Posts: 50,607 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG
    Yeah this is one of the only non fighting games I was interested in this year at E3. Looks fun.

    Still waiting for Quantum Break.

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  • The MartianThe Martian A Terrible Fate. Joined: Posts: 11,860
    Didn't expect to be blown away this much by a new IP this year.

    Really looking forward to this.
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  • DeOndeDeOnde Pocket Fighter OG Joined: Posts: 238
    Day One supporter; the game's atmosphere is so charming, and the dynamic combat, crafting, RPG elements; it's kind of "Monster Hunter meets The Witcher meets Enslaved"; the fact that it's single player focused just makes it more interesting to me, but it would be nice if multi-player elements like online raids and big boss fights were added as DLC later.This game was the biggest surprise of E3, and the new IP i'm looking forward the most. I can only imagine Guerilla Game's executives suggesting the idea of this game to SCE.

    - GG: Mr. Yoshida, we have an offer.

    - Shuhei: Sure, what is it?

    - GG: We have been working on a new project, and we'd like the approval of SCE. It has robots... and dinosaurs.

    - Shu: So, the next Killzone already? Wonderful!. I'm fully aware Shadowfall was not nearly the limit of your creative minds, with the pressure of being a launch title and all. But tell me, why would you put dinosaurs in Helghan?

    - GG: I'm sorry mr. Yoshida, I may have made a poor choice of words; we meant we're working on a new IP Action-RPG, with robot-dinosaurs and a redhead archer set in a post-post apocalyptic future.

    - Shu: Say no more. Just tell me how much.
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  • BiousBious Seasons Greetings Joined: Posts: 10,806
    An interview with Guerrilla Games:


    And some things not shown at E3:
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  • BiousBious Seasons Greetings Joined: Posts: 10,806
    An interview showing how worried Sony was going with a female lead. Po Trigger warning, Polygon.

    http://www.polygon.com/2015/6/18/8802349/sony-was-worried-about-a-female-protagonist-in-killzone-devs-new-ip
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  • crotchpunchacrotchpuncha Joined: Posts: 19,683
    I don't blame them, now is the worst possible time to be writing female characters.
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  • d3vd3v Coughing DAT PINK SPIT Joined: Posts: 34,388 mod
    I like how the trailer segwayed straight into gameplay.
    You can't ask for well-thought-out changes off day 1, week 1, or mostly even month 1 play...and that's when the game is out and everyone's in the lab.
    -Mike_Z

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  • angelpalmangelpalm Not a terrible thing to waste Joined: Posts: 22,569 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG
    I don't blame them, now is the worst possible time to be writing female characters.

    Why?

    Because of crybabies that want them to be one dimensional mary-sues?
  • crotchpunchacrotchpuncha Joined: Posts: 19,683
    Yes.
    It's not the end of the world, but you can see it from here.
  • BiousBious Seasons Greetings Joined: Posts: 10,806
    edited August 2015
    Preview and Technical Analysis:


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  • HawkingbirdHawkingbird Crack is back! Joined: Posts: 23,615
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    Bious wrote: »
    An interview showing how worried Sony was going with a female lead. Po Trigger warning, Polygon.

    http://www.polygon.com/2015/6/18/8802349/sony-was-worried-about-a-female-protagonist-in-killzone-devs-new-ip

    I didn't read because Polygon is shit but I don't trust them with this kind of thing. They are part of the problem.
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  • X-DeathX-Death Sturm Und Drang Joined: Posts: 482
    Not a fan of Killzone but this blew me away at e3. Don't fuck it up Guerilla!
  • BiousBious Seasons Greetings Joined: Posts: 10,806


    New video.
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  • Geese PantsGeese Pants RIP Shatta........ Joined: Posts: 20,089 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG


    New trailer.............
    The Prince of Masturbation.........

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  • CTGCTG Army of Zero Joined: Posts: 5,800
    Delayed to 2/17.
  • BiousBious Seasons Greetings Joined: Posts: 10,806
    E3 Gameplay Trailer:

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  • d3vd3v Coughing DAT PINK SPIT Joined: Posts: 34,388 mod
    Resurrected since the game is now out.

    Horizon Zero Dawn - 4K Gameplay Show and Tell



    Horizon Zero Dawn - A True Open World



    Horizon Zero Dawn - Skills and Abilities



    Horizon Zero Dawn - The Rich Narrative


    Kojima Death Stranding easter eggs.
    http://www.gamespot.com/articles/horizon-zero-dawn-hides-a-kojimadeath-stranding-ea/1100-6448168/

    Digital Foundry's technical breakdown of Horizon and the Decima Engine.
    You can't ask for well-thought-out changes off day 1, week 1, or mostly even month 1 play...and that's when the game is out and everyone's in the lab.
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  • d3vd3v Coughing DAT PINK SPIT Joined: Posts: 34,388 mod
    You can't ask for well-thought-out changes off day 1, week 1, or mostly even month 1 play...and that's when the game is out and everyone's in the lab.
    -Mike_Z

    Everyone (should) be mindful that if there isn't a new generation after my generation, the FGC (fighting game community) will basically become extinct, so it's important to think about the future.
    -Daigo Umehara

  • CTGCTG Army of Zero Joined: Posts: 5,800
    I've been playing on PS4 vanilla and the visuals are amazing. First time I've ever been interested in moving to 4k.
  • Dangerous JDangerous J Clinicals now!! Joined: Posts: 9,162 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG
    CTG wrote: »
    I've been playing on PS4 vanilla and the visuals are amazing. First time I've ever been interested in moving to 4k.

    Is the bow/arrow your main weapon for most of the game?

    Are there any close distance melee weapons or hand to hand combos?

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  • Phantom AngelPhantom Angel The Divine One™ Joined: Posts: 26,711
    CTG wrote: »
    I've been playing on PS4 vanilla and the visuals are amazing. First time I've ever been interested in moving to 4k.

    Is the bow/arrow your main weapon for most of the game?

    Are there any close distance melee weapons or hand to hand combos?

    The bow is the main weapon, but you have a spear for melee combat. No hand to hand stuff other than stealth kills on human enemies, AFAIK.
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    Aloy's got hips. Despite all that clothing, anatomy doesn't lie.
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  • d3vd3v Coughing DAT PINK SPIT Joined: Posts: 34,388 mod
    You can't ask for well-thought-out changes off day 1, week 1, or mostly even month 1 play...and that's when the game is out and everyone's in the lab.
    -Mike_Z

    Everyone (should) be mindful that if there isn't a new generation after my generation, the FGC (fighting game community) will basically become extinct, so it's important to think about the future.
    -Daigo Umehara

  • LiangHuBBBLiangHuBBB Joined: Posts: 1,996
    got this game today and it's so dem good <3
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  • Phantom AngelPhantom Angel The Divine One™ Joined: Posts: 26,711
    That moment when you get snuck up on by a Stormbird and then 5 minutes into the fight when you have it down to 10% you get ambushed by a Sawtooth...






    ...then when you think you have things under control a Thunderjaw appears out of thin air and fucks you in the ass.
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    Marea is fine as fuck
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  • CHIEfyCHIEfy Joined: Posts: 976
    Yesterday I encountered my first Tallneck.

    I've played Shadow of the Colossus with its huge enemies along with Xenoblade's, but none of them were fucking machines.

    Somebody (or something) actually BUILT these things. Jesus...
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  • PerthoPertho The Runed One Joined: Posts: 20,905 mod
    Is it good? This is one of the few Next Gen games I actually want to play.
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    pertho attacked me first, saying i get all my life tips from 106th and park.
  • KimuraLOXKimuraLOX Step into my zone, mad rhymes will stifle ya Joined: Posts: 3,946
    Fuck Stormbirds.

    Thunderjaws are fun as fuck to fight.
  • EskillsEskills Joined: Posts: 3,537
    I like stalkers.

    Knock their gun off and they run straight at you where your explosive tripwire is waiting. :rofl:
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  • d3vd3v Coughing DAT PINK SPIT Joined: Posts: 34,388 mod
    Pertho wrote: »
    Is it good? This is one of the few Next Gen games I actually want to play.

    Did you enjoy Witcher 3, then you'll enjoy Horizon since it basically follows the former's lead.
    You can't ask for well-thought-out changes off day 1, week 1, or mostly even month 1 play...and that's when the game is out and everyone's in the lab.
    -Mike_Z

    Everyone (should) be mindful that if there isn't a new generation after my generation, the FGC (fighting game community) will basically become extinct, so it's important to think about the future.
    -Daigo Umehara

  • Phantom AngelPhantom Angel The Divine One™ Joined: Posts: 26,711
    They need to work in more control over overridden machines. I want to be able to give them commands(follow, stay, attack, roam, etc) and mount more than just a handful of them. All the work it takes to override a, say, Sawtooth or Stormbird and all they do is patrol their usual area. WTF is the point? Bitch you better follow me until one of us dies.....and it BETTER not be me.
    "Old enough to know better, Young enough to not give a fuck"

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  • crotchpunchacrotchpuncha Joined: Posts: 19,683
    d3v wrote: »
    Pertho wrote: »
    Is it good? This is one of the few Next Gen games I actually want to play.

    Did you enjoy Witcher 3, then you'll enjoy Horizon since it basically follows the former's lead.
    I was already sold but Jesus H Christ am I fucking sold now.
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  • Disciple of RyuDisciple of Ryu The King of Iron Fist Joined: Posts: 713 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG
    It's more like the Witcher-lite. Storylines aren't as good and you can't fuck anybody.
  • IanoIano Joined: Posts: 51
    This is turning out to be one of my most enjoyed games of the year, between the art, the story, and the game play I'm hooked. Doing every side mission and exploring like crazy.
  • crotchpunchacrotchpuncha Joined: Posts: 19,683
    edited March 4
    Well The Witcher was already locked into a pre-existing universe so I would the story for this isn't a retread of style and themes and character types.
    It's not the end of the world, but you can see it from here.
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