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Game with load times so long you legitimately think it froze

 
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:02 pm    Post subject: Game with load times so long you legitimately think it froze Reply with quote

I could say any recent EA Sports game, but Tiger Woods 14 is a whole different monster. At boot-up, the screen freezes for at least 90 seconds before displaying "Press Start".
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spec Ops: The Line. Sometimes, after the phenomenally long time it takes to reloads a checkpoint, it will do a long pause, then surprises you with sudden gunfire to the face.

Same thing with BF3.

Skyrim, on consoles, will sometimes either leave you looking at a blank screen for a while, or even worse, an actual loading screen that displays 'did-you-know?' after 'did-you-know?' and doesn't seem to be getting anywhere, leaving you to stare at an ugly werewolf while your mom wonders what's wrong with you.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The original Assassin's Creed. There were time wandering in the mist where you wondered if the Animus was broken.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Game with load times so long you legitimately think it f Reply with quote

used44 wrote:
I could say any recent EA Sports game, but Tiger Woods 14 is a whole different monster. At boot-up, the screen freezes for at least 90 seconds before displaying "Press Start".

I think it has something to do with the Xbox. Ever since Halo 4 it's been struggling and these games have maxed out the hardware. No excuses it's like, just give me a worse looking game. Battlefield 3 was another loading monster for me, and in the end I didn't think the engine was worth the fps drops.
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The original Assassin's Creed. There were time wandering in the mist where you wondered if the Animus was broken.

Yup. You're like "Oh, cool I get to control Altair while I wait.... why is this taking so long. Well I guess I'll make Altair run a few laps... oh boy, how many laps is that."
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Even better is running around in the mist as Desmond. No attacks or anything to practice or whatever.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Desmond...what a tool.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DmC had some long loading times. But the most annoying thing in that was when you skipped a cutscene - it didnt skip it! It just brought up a loading icon and a further wait of 20 seconds.

Is Tiger Woods 14 any good by the way?
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 5:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess there was some bug with x360 Oblivion that made the load times atrocious, including the simple action of opening a container or inventory. It was so bad I brought it back to Gamestop to get a new copy (of which they only had a collectors edition, score!). Turns out you just had to hold A at the Bethesda startup screen and it cleared the games cache or something. Worked like a charm and never had problems with it again after 400+ hours of gameplay.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Clearing the cache was vital in both those ES games.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

swtor had some pretty bad loading times, and to make things worse there were loading screens all over the place.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DC Universe... Every.single.time.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't have a problem with loading times. Installing games, now that pisses me off. Espeically since I always forget and I take time to get myself all ready before popping in a new game only to sit there and watch it install.

Great, so that time I spent taking a leak and getting a drink and messing about before game time could've been done while it was installing,
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

None of you console using pussies know the true meaning of a long loading time.

The Sims 3.

Additional content adds loading time. I'm currently at the 3-4 minutes load and 1-2 minutes save stage, and i am considered extremely lucky in the community.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fallout 3 back on the 360.

To be fair that 360 didn't last long. Red Ringed
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

log in screen to path of exile

id boot it up then have a shit shower shave workout breakfast and come back just in time
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Metroid: Prime trilogy. Shoot the door. Stand outside of door for a while. Did the game just break? Let me shoot the door again.

It's still not opening.
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