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Uncharted: Drake's Fortune 14 60.87%
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:06 AM
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Default Uncharted or Valkyria Chronicles?

These are the two games for the PS3 I've been meaning to go back and pick up for some time. I'm trying to be a good husband and not blow to much money on games with my wife being 6 months pregnant and all...So rather than buy both now, I'm thinking I will buy one now, pick up Killzone 2 (likely) at release, then get the other in the summer.

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Old 01-16-2009, 09:08 AM
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I'd go with the later. More game for your money.
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:11 AM
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How long is VC from start to finish if you explore and take your time?
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:12 AM
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First, congrats on the baby.

I think I agree with Snad and I haven't even played Valkyria. Uncharted was one of my favorite games for the past couple years, but it was short. You can finish it in a few sittings, but it's an incredible experience, so I say rent it. VC seems to have a ton more content - I'm looking forward to nabbing it myself down the line.
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First of all, I have to clarify that I never play RPG games and the only thing I know about Valkyria Chronicles is the good things I've read about it here on HDD.
That being said, if you are going to pick up Killzone 2 anyway it would probably make sense not to buy 2 shooter games (forget the Dude Raider jokes, Uncharted plays like a 3PS 80% of the time and the platforming sections basically serve as breathers) in a row.

P.S. I can't vote against Uncharted in the poll. I like it too much
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:22 AM
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How long is VC from start to finish if you explore and take your time?
There's no exploration. It's an SRPG.

The game is setup like a graphic novel with cutscenes and missions. You fight for the Gallian Militia to defend Gallia against the Empire. After completing missions you gain XP and money to upgrade your squads equipment and skills.

To finish the game and all it's side content (reports and skirmishes) it took me close to 40 hours. But in reality it took longer as I had to restart missions I failed.

Uncharted is 6-8 hours long.
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:34 AM
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If your plan is to pick up the other one in the summer, I'd say wait on Uncharted. It's been long overdue to be discounted to $30. It's a great game though.
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:52 AM
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These polls always crack me up because you get people who vote who have NOT tried both games.
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Old 01-16-2009, 10:04 AM
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Both games are awsome. I would say get Valkyria Chronicles though since it is a much longer game and may be hard to find in the summer. Where Uncharted is due to have a price drop soon.

But I strongly recomend you try out the demo 1st to make sure you like the game.
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Old 01-16-2009, 10:10 AM
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I would say Valkyrie Chronicles. The story is better, it's artistic and beautiful, and the value in the money you spend is far better than what you get out of Uncharted.
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