GSY Video PS4 Xbox One PC

Virginia is now available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, but if you haven't had the chance to try the demo yet, maybe it would be wise to take a quick look at some of the following videos. Developer Variable State designed a fully narrative experience in which gameplay mechanics are extremely limited. The emphasis is clearly on story and atmosphere, with a movie approach to the way the story is delivered. You go from one scene to another with no transition, making it difficult to understand what is going on at first, and the point of all this is to let the player connect all the dots together. The absence of dialogues is also justified by the desire to deliver a story differently than in most games. Being focused on narration only - even though there are some minor interactions with the world -, it does not take long to complete, about 2 hours, but it's still a journey worth taking if you like thrillers.

Note: Strangely enough, the developers say the game is best played at 30 fps, which would be fine if the frame-rate felt smooth at 30 on PC. You can of course choose to lock the frame-rate at 60, which makes it better overall, but it's still not perfectly smooth. We haven't seen the game on consoles, so we don't know if the 30 fps cap works better.
WagnerSKY
WagnerSKY
Commented on 2016-09-24 00:28:34
I wanna buy this one.
In reply to
nostradamus
nostradamus
Commented on 2016-09-24 10:20:20
firewatch had a good run.
In reply to
rogermorse
rogermorse
Commented on 2016-09-26 11:09:05
the game on console (PS4, demo available) has the exact same problem. I can't play with this kind of jitter / stutter. I had a thread opened on steam. They (developers) have no clue though and they replied avoid the whole problem, they said 'try setting a higher mouse sensitivity' (I was like.... rotfl?). This is what I refer to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3tcjirWCtY (not my video). The problem is much stronger when at 30fps of course. Although any fps counter would show steady 60fps or steady 30, the eyes obviously tell something totally different.....I hope they will fix it because I am interested in the game.
In reply to
rogermorse
rogermorse
Commented on 2016-09-26 11:12:47
also the problem seems to be limites to camera pannings. The game when walking (as well as animations etc) seems fine and smooth. The problem (I think) is exclusively when 'looking around'. I think the developers actually have something to fix and investigate.....not just leaving it like this.
In reply to
About the game
Platform
PC PS4 XBOXONE
Published by
505 Games
Developed by
Variable State
Patreon

$224 of $400 per month

What's up?
  • Tinks

    Tinks what's everyone playin lately (6 Hours ago)

  • Seth

    Seth @nostradamus: bulgarian site for selling gaming stuff. Jumping in later after work and i'll be UPS delivery dude. (12 Hours ago)

  • nostradamus

    nostradamus kinda funny that the most mixed bag reviewed (apart days gone) game, is the most imprerssive tech wise and no downgrade scheme went on, since the first unveiliing trailer to realeas, WISIWYG (17 Hours ago)

  • nostradamus

    nostradamus @Seth: FU, where? (17 Hours ago)

  • Loakum

    Loakum Death Stranding is Make America Great Again! It’s a venture that has my full support! *salutes* (22 Hours ago)

  • Seth

    Seth Found Death Stranding copy for €40 today, good some people not like it and sell the game already. Now gotta wait a day before receive it, Oh boy, i hope is better than it looks lol. (1 Day ago)

  • Seth

    Seth @nostradamus: i was dead once BB Mario started crying haha. (2 Days ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)

Also on Gamersyde

Red Dead Redemption 2, native 4K or resolution scaling?

  • Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Driftwood

Our Death Stranding livestream replay

  • Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Driftwood

Need for Speed Heat's hard day's night

  • Thursday, November 7, 2019
  • Driftwood