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  1. I noticed the other day that M&S are selling a beer from Polly's Brew Co who are one of the best craft breweries in the country imo. Gave it a try and wasn't disappointed, super hazy and tropical, a million times better than those Cloudwater (brewed at Brewdog) beers that have appeared in Tesco. On that topic I do find it weird that a great brewery like Cloudwater have put their name on some pretty generic beers that they've outsourced to Brewdog.
  2. Yep enemy and NPC AI/Behaviour is like something from 15 years ago. Most of the cities inhabitants are like living statues, it's really odd and ruins the city as a place to experience and explore. The way police teleport in around you in seconds is fucking irritating as well. I'm interested to see how much of a fix the AI will get or if that's just the way it is.
  3. Must admit that irritated me yesterday, absolutely no idea why they've set up the download / install process like that. They could have at least had the initial download contain the whole story mode and then have the multiplayer/DLC stuff as an additional download you kick off afterwards.
  4. My hugely insightful Day 1 impressions of the Series S: It's tiny! Coming from the PS4 Pro I was amazed how small this thing is when I picked it up. The Xbox UI is a bit messier than the PS4 one that I'm used to. I'm finding the way it lays things out it a bit weird, it's tile overload on the main screen. I also don't like that it has sponsored ads on the main screen. Gamepass Ultimate is unbelievable value! Having not owned an Xbox since the 360 there is a crazy amount of stuff on GPU that I want to play. Started off by installing Gears 5 and Horizon 4. I know they're not "next gen" games but they look and run amazing. Gears in particular has some fantastic looking effects in it and the performance is silky smooth. All in all I'm really happy so far especially as selling my PS4 Pro at Game has virtually covered the whole cost of the S. Oh the other thing I forgot to mention. The S is so quiet coming from the PS4 Pro! I played a couple hours of Gears and the console was virtually silent the whole time.
  5. A positive story about Game for once. Having just got a Series S I decided to sell my PS4 Pro because I'm still planning to get a PS5 as well later next year. Checked CEX who were offering £150 cash for them. I thought I could get more by flogging it on Gumtree when I noticed that Game in York had their phone number listed on their Twitter. Decided to give them a call and ask, not expecting much I was surprised to find out they were offering £220 cash for Pros. Took it in expecting someone in store to tell me the price I'd been given over the phone was wrong but in the end it was all good and £220 was correct. Took them 20 minutes to test it was working and they didn't give me any of the usual game elite / pre-orders nonsense. Staff were all good and the whole process was painless thankfully.
  6. Cheers fellas, can't wait for the S to arrive so I can try some of the Gamepass goodness!
  7. Quick question in readiness for my Series S arriving. I have an old Xbox account that hasn't been used in 6 or so years but previously had an Xbox Live subscription. Will the Xbox Live Gold to Gamepass Ultimate trick work on this account or will I need to create a new one?
  8. So I've ordered a Series S, excited to try out an Xbox for the first time since the 360. This has probably been asked a bunch of times but does anyone know the cheapest way to get a gamepass subscription?
  9. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Xbox-RRT-00007-Series-X/dp/B08GD9MNZB/ref=sr_1_1?crid=10MV3W78LT830&dchild=1&keywords=xbox%2Bseries%2Bx&qid=1607959042&sprefix=xbox%2Bser%2Caps%2C-1&sr=8-1&th=1 S's in stock at amazon
  10. Maybe I shouldn't have played Red Dead 2 just before this. God Cyberpunk feels totally outdated in terms of NPC interactivity and AI. Despite the city being so dense it feels so lifeless and static compared to Red Dead. Literally walking straight through NPCs and them not reacting or animating at all feels a generation behind what Rockstar achieved. I'm hoping it grows on me as I'm only 6 hours in but it's definitely underwhelming so far.
  11. Quite possibly, I have noticed a couple of other applications which I can't update now which is probably fair enough given the age of my computer. That said I definitely don't want to spend money replacing it because FM is the only game I play on it and otherwise all I use it for is web stuff which is all fine still. I might end up installing a Windows partition to play this if I can be bothered.
  12. Little bit gutted that this years game doesn't run on my 2012 iMac because I'm now on an unsupported version of mac OS FM20 runs perfectly on my iMac and I can't imagine they've added anything which actually warrants Sierra being unsupported. Especially annoying as FM21 still supports Windows 7 which isn't exactly a current OS.
  13. It is a bit annoying that Amazon in America offer Xbox All Access but it looks like Amazon UK aren't. I really wanted to get the AA deal but can't say I'm enthusiastic about getting it from Smyth's and Game is an absolute no. I got a launch PS4 Pro from Game which had a hardware fault and it was a complete nightmare getting them to replace it. Had to piss about calling head office to get the people in the store to do anything, I'm not risking that again with the new consoles.
  14. Yep, before lock down I'd regularly go to Bristol for work and LHG was a frequent haunt. You'd be going some to find a more impressive brew pub space.
  15. Made it to Act 2 and I think I'm done doing any of the side missions. Repetition is kicking in and despite loving the combat I think I'll just rattle through story missions otherwise I'll end up dropping it altogether.
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