Judging a Book by its cover…

Hey everyone! Syniax here with another blog/rant before I head off to sleep! So pretty much I’ve played Call of Duty games for years! The argument is that ever since the Modern Warfare series dropped, They have been the same basic game ever since. I will not debate that it practically is. I mean for a few minor touch-ups and other games had jetpacks and rocket boots, pretty much the same game.

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When they announced Black Ops 4 for our current generation without an actual campaign, I was surprised. I really didn’t want any parts of it. I decided I was not going to buy COD this year because of the lack of a campaign. I really enjoy playing campaigns in these first-person shooters like Battlefield and Call of Duty. When you strip that way and expect me to pay 60 dollars, you are basically out of your damn mind and it is disrespectful to even ponder the thought that we should pay 60 dollars for an actual incomplete game.

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Now fast forward to today and I heard that they even dropped a Battle Royal mode into the game. Ever since Fortnite did its thing with Battle Royale, I basically gave up on the franchise. I actually loved playing the game in its PVE mode but everyone and I mean everyone loves the Battle Royale. Games like PUBG couldn’t even compete even though they kinda originated the idea from a gaming point. Even though Call of Duty always had free for all with just 10 people… 1/10th of Battle Royale. (Math might be wrong).

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They even dropped a trial that we could access for free. This is where I feel so wrong yet I will have to say it. I enjoyed the Blackout aka Battle Royale mode this game has to offer. It gives me the same intensity of PUBG. The fear and tension are all there. Running around trying to find weapons and hoping you don’t get merc when turning the corner or having to run out of the house just like PUBG made this game so great. It didn’t feel so kiddy like and happy go lucky feeling that you go through when you play Fortnite. I actually felt like this game has some potential and did Battle Royale just right. Almost debating if I should get the 29.99 dollar copy from best buy at this point because of that mode alone.

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Not me… I am so much hotter.

I almost feel like a hypocrite each time COD comes out and I find something to dislike but at times some people just follow the norm. Oh, let’s hate this game for a bit because it does things the same over and over but when I play it I actually enjoy it.  I actually miss the old days when playing with my friends back in Modern Warfare 1 and 2 with tags like 718 and BBAG (Bang Bang Anywhere Gang) Those were the good old days. Anyways this is Syniax signing out! Enjoy and always remain epic!

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My view on Fallout 76 as of today

Hello everyone! Syniax here with another blog. I will try my best to be active on this site weekly if possible so I guess according to the last blog, every Sunday sounds about right? Anyways moving on to the topic at hand… Fallout 76.

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So pretty much everyone has heard about the infamous Fallout 76 and the great launch and success of this title right? From having one of the worse beta tests and also making it available at certain times to defer us from the truth, has made us question Bethesda as a company. A lot of these companies have fallen into this idea that they can pitch out a dream of a game but when we actually get to play their test or actual product, we are actually faced with a terrible and buggy game. Fallout 76 definitely takes the cake on this trend.

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From Power Armor glitching to graphic pop-ins, Fallout 76 has done it all. It has also felt like an incomplete game with the fact that we got no NPCs. Only holo-tape after holo-tape. It feels as if no one even tried to get this game going. Even though we were told that so many people had their share of helping this game what it is today. It almost feels as if no one even cared about the final product. They knew what they were shipping out. Yet they still decided to shoot this one out without even trying to make it actually better than their previous installment. I almost believe that they were trying to fund Fallout 5 with this failed project.

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Someone almost got me a little convinced to give it a shot again. A friend of mine who I played ARK with at one point. He goes on to tell me that its a Fallout themed ARK. Only players are around and make the game with their PvP and PvE elements. They added in these little quests as bonus incentive but in reality, they might have been trying to make a game like Ark and survival games we grew to love over that last couple of years. Also I found Fallout 76 for 35 dollars pre-owned… I was almost convinced. However, I really thought this one through and decided this game will not be joining my collection at this point. I might wait for it to appear in a bargain bin and pay 10 to possibly 15 dollars for it at this point. Not worth my time nor my money. Anyways that is another rant by yours truly… always remain epic!

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New Years Resolution! What’s yours?!

Hey everyone! Syniax here with another blog and with Christmas down the road we already know what to expect for most gamers and people alike. New Year’s Resolutions. Time to get fit. Time to read all those books. Time to even get those back logs cleared up.

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A person I follow on twitter inspired me recently to actually play along with the New Year’s Resolution randomness. This person goes by the name @GlassesAreCo0l on twitter. Very cool and chill gamer who decided that she too wanted to clean out her back log. I noticed when she kept putting up post in relation to games she completed like this one for example:

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Automatically you can say I was inspired. Everyday I look into my area where all my games are put on standby. Some of these games are in wrappers or open once and put down because of games like World of Warcraft or Destiny took priority. After a while certain games like God of War and Spider-man came out also pushing me to complete many single player games that are in my library.

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So basically long story short, my New Year’s resolution will be to play as many games as I can in the time that I have and actually complete these games. They won’t be 100% but I will definitely try to finish these games laying around collecting dust. I will also try to stream some of the games being played but I can’t promise that I will do them 100% on stream with the way my life has been in the past few months with my little blossom of joy running around.  I hope some of y’all are willing to join me in my epic adventure of actually finishing these games. I will still fit in games like the upcoming Anthem and Kingdom Hearts 3 into the mix but overall I will be focusing my time and energy on these games. Anyways Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas everyone! Also have a Happy New Year! I will see you all on twitch.tv/syniax next year!

First Impressions on Fallout 76

Hey everyone Syniax here and I gotta say after I just finished up with Fallout 76 Beta, I am not impressed. You’ve probably heard this from many youtubers and reviewers but here is my two cents on the matter.

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And here we go…

So I started up my stream with my new beta entry into Fallout 76. I was hype about it and I just got a new desk for my profession as a streamer and entertainer. One step at a time right? Anyways moving on, Starting this game up and going into the character customization I was a little confused on how everything works and if we were limited or not.

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It seems that we got a decent selection of choices when it comes to what you want to look like in your adventures. Moving on into the world was where things seem all too familiar and it really just felt horrible the whole way. Going in and fighting with my guns or melee felt exactly like how Fallout 4 was. Seemed like Bethesda didn’t even try to do anything with this game… Just gave us a huge map and through a few people who don’t even appear until a few quest in. Mind you we get no human like npcs… just robots who wish humans existed again.

fallout762.PNG      In one mission I was told to find someone and when I found them they were dead by the water. Kesha had a tape I could listen to that went on for like 30 minutes. I lost interest after the first five that this person kept going. It’s almost like this person knew that they would die and I would come up on their corpse to continue their work… This game felt like a super water down version of the Fallout Series. This reminds me of when Bethesda said we will release Elder Scrolls Online… another super water down version of Elder Scrolls Series. The game even had frame rate spikes which got annoying after a while mind you I was gaming on a PS4 Pro.

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Overall in my opinion this game itself is critically injured. I don’t why the devs went in this direction when it came to Fallout and why did they take a lazy approach. I feel that this game is ultimately a cash grab to fund for hopefully a possible Fallout 5… We shall see… This game is not worth your 60 dollars. Alright this was your PSA from Syniax and I am out! Always remain epic!

Switching it up!

Hey everyone! So I recently tweeted about how I will be switching up the schedule of what I stream on my channel. Pretty much I am going back my modern ways because its  what I enjoy.  Don’t get me wrong I love my retro but I feel like I am not getting my current games done and replaying a lot of the old ones that I’ve finished years ago. With the coming storm of E3 announcements and the library of PS4 / Xbox One games I want to actually play and finish I keep finding myself playing games from when I was a kid. So now I want to organize myself with a new schedule on what shows up on my streams and when. With games like Devil May Cry 1-3 HD sitting in the PS4… and the rumor announcement of Devil May Cry 5 coming soon…. I had to switch it up

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When are you going to play with me David…

So what I am planning to do for the most part will be Sun Mon Tues Weds will be the time for the modern games or games I actually want to finish. Thursday will be ThrowBackThursdays and will consist of games that are from my child hood such as the Zelda series I am currently doing. This will be a better way of trying to get games out of the way in my library that are currently just in idle such as Devil May Cry and Ratchet and Clank. Also looking forward to the new Detroit become human. The moment I find that for sale/pre-owned I will def move forward with that.

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Anyways I will be trying this format out for a while to see the reception. Anyways this is Syniax and I am out! Always remain epic!