Submitted by EvilCackle 973d ago | opinion piece

2013 Games You Think Will Suck But Won't

There are a lot of games to be excited about this year. Games like BioShock Infinite and Grand Theft Auto 5 have been showered with praise since they were first announced and have been steadily racking up pre-orders. Not every big release in 2013 is so eagerly anticipated, though. Some are downright dreaded. (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Seraphemz  +   973d ago
WTF is with all these damn "2013 games that..." "top 2013 games..." articles....

must be a slow news day.
EvilCackle  +   973d ago
Doesn't have anything to do with how much news there is. This always happens at the start of a new year.
Spenok  +   972d ago
Someone gets it!
dedicatedtogamers  +   973d ago
The title should have been "2013 games where the game developers have strayed so freakin' far from the series roots that it looks nothing like the games you've grown to love".
HammadTheBeast  +   972d ago
DmC: Devil May Cry developer Ninja Theory believes that they have created an experience that will not only be accessible to newcomers, but also still challenging for the hardcore.

In an interview with OXM, combat designer Rahni Tucker explained:

When I looked at videos of pro-players playing the old DmCs, they’re always in the air, they’re always juggling enemies around, and doing stuff that most of us look at and think ‘I have no idea how that works’.

We wanted to take that magic the pro-players could create and give more casual players a bit of that feeling. A bit extra hang-time, more aerial moves, the launch button is a single press without a lock-on.

In addition, Capcom game director Hideaki Itsuno lamented the fact that interest in the franchise has waned over the years, saying that this new layer of accessibility will hopefully reignite widespread interest in DmC. “As the series has gone we’ve seen new users die out, as it took longer to get into it,” he said.

“When it came time to make DMC 4, with the new hero and new moves, new techniques and skills, not many new fans entered the series. But with this new DmC, you can take the techniques built up during the old series, and the bar to entry for new users is very low,” Itsuno added. “Both old and new fans will be able to enjoy the game, and I’m very proud of them.”

Meh, pass.
fresh2death93  +   972d ago
Its the start of a new year , what did you expect ?
Tokyo_reject  +   973d ago
Who the hell thinks XCOM is going to suck...????
Also all the Splinter Cell games ive played have NEVER sucked....one isnt better then the other, but none sucked....im sure SC fans would agree...so ive never heard someone say that game "Might" suck....
Hufandpuf  +   973d ago
Splinter Cell Conviction was a letdown
Tokyo_reject  +   973d ago
I agree, it was a letdown...but it was far from "Sucked" lol, i wouldnt have finished it lol
FarCryLover182  +   972d ago
I am the biggest SC fan there is and I am here to tell you that SC Essentials was not the greatest and Conviction made me cry how they killed my favorite game series. Just like how they killed Ghost Recon.
Syntax-Error  +   972d ago
Conviction was bad, but didnt suck
Suck means I have no motivation in finishing it. Kinda like Resistance 3. Ghost Recon I finished, but that game changed so much that I said I can't play this anymore. It was THAT bad. Even looking at what they showed at E3 to what the finished product was is enough to tell you they had no clue what they were doing. The cutscenes were terrible and voice actors were atrocious. They had an African warlord with a hispanic accent(same voice actor). Graphics looked just like GRAW2 and that game was like 4 years older. UbiSoft really took a backseat with that shit
FarCryLover182  +   972d ago
Oh, I didn't mean it sucked. It was still a fun and good game, but not what I want nor expect from a Splinter Cell title and that is why it disappointed me.

Ghost Recon future soldier is fun too, but not what I wanted.
DevilVergilX  +   973d ago
Dmc probably wont suck but still doesnt interest me. I played the demo and it was too damn easy even on SoS mode... probably wait till gold edition comes out and then borrow it from my friend or youtube the movies since its more story then gameplay.
HammadTheBeast  +   972d ago
It's not Devil May Cry, just the sticker on it.
zeroskie  +   973d ago | Funny
There's only 5 games on this list. Where are the other 2008?
knowyourstuff  +   973d ago
*Ba Dum Tshhh*
smashcrashbash  +   973d ago
Premature negativity. That is why I love this gen. A game sucks before you even play it. Like people trying to already say why Last of Us will suck. Lame generation of gamers.
I don't think anybody has ever said that. . .and been allowed to live.
Venox2008  +   973d ago
MG:rising ... it will be a great game, no matter what some people say
ForgottenProphecy  +   972d ago
I disagree. Although I'll be picking it up, if the story elements stray too far from that of the Metal Gear universe, and if the gameplay is way too repetitive, with enemies that aren't even the least bit varied, this game will suck. I don't care how bad the gameplay is, I just want a good story. That's why I buy any Metal Gear game.
Venox2008  +   972d ago
I buy Platinum games games for gameplay.. and I bought all PG games and never regretted.. I dont believe that they'll screw on this one
AsimLeonheart  +   972d ago
DmC wont suck... by today's shallow standards. Gamers and reviewers find nothing wrong with lack of challenge, hand-holding and broken mechanics. They are only happy that they can get through the game easily, without any trouble. DmC is another game that was casualized and bastardized to appeal to the modern gamer generation.
geddesmond  +   972d ago
DMC will flop and its not because of reboot and change to Dante. The demo was crap, the combat ain't the same as it was and the graphics are ps2 quality. The series is dead to me now.
PS4isKing_82  +   972d ago
I wish ppl would stop tryin to convince us older gamers that this new dmc is worth playing.
I'm seeing more and more articles lately defending this piece of shit.
Face it, capcom ruined one of their best franchises.

Ill be shocked if this game manages to sell 300,000 copies.
Where previous devil may cry games have sold in the millions.
VileAndVicious  +   972d ago
defending....perhaps people generally like it?? strange.
zerocrossing  +   972d ago
"perhaps people generally like it??"

That's what I find strange, I mean sure as a new IP it would be fine but its a Devil May Cry game and we expect a certain standard.

Perhaps if people generally do like it they should consider re-evaluating their standards because crap like this getting defended only hurts the industry.
DragonKnight  +   972d ago
@VileAndVicious: Nice use of the double standard.
VileAndVicious  +   972d ago
so it's a double standard that people may actually like a game? but it's not for you not to like it?

Your logic is flawless good sir.
The only thing I stated is that maybe people actually like something and there you go.Lol
DragonKnight  +   972d ago
@VileAndVicious: Given that you've been among the champions of "how can you hate what you haven't played" the question is put to you "how can you like what you haven't played?"

Therein lies your double standard.

@TheBlackSmoke: No one has said the game is sh*t because it has received good scores. What has been said is that a sh*tty game will get good scores because reviewers are sh*tty. Take a look at the casualized games of this generation and look at their scores. Reviewers love easy games, they don't care how broken it is, how cliched and terrible the story is, how the characters suck. They just like that it's easy. In the past reviewers hated how they couldn't pull off the combos that DMC pros could do, now that they can because it's been dumbed down so that minimum effort gains some undeserved sense of accomplishment, they LOVE it. Easy always gets high scores. Always. Enslaved flopped because it sucked, but it got high scores. DmC is more of the same so history is not on its side.
VileAndVicious  +   972d ago
An earlier comment of mine:

"Here its even said that the demo is form an earlier build of the game. That being said, Ive had a "mostly" positive experience with the demo. Yes combat is different and there are things I dont like: theres no lock-on button, you dont seem to be able to fire Ebony&Ivory in different directions and there is no wall run. Those issues aside after a play through or two I was fine with the combat. So as a whole I haven't shared the "majority" of the gripes you guys have. Im sorry. But as Ive said before I do understand why some might not like the gameplay changes and I havent condemned you for it."


Your right...I'm so full of all kinds of contradictions. Lol god I love you man.

Your so spiteful and I love it. The way over seen you twist others words is amazing. But perhaps you have me confused with someone else?
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TheBlackSmoke  +   972d ago
"I wish ppl would stop tryin to convince us older gamers that this new dmc is worth playing. "

Again more of you morons trying to generalize that only kids and non fans of the older DMC games like this game, trying to make out like your a majority when your the actual minority. People who want to complain are always gonna be the most vocal because guess what, everyone else is too busy playing and focusing on things they enjoy.

Oh nice dragonball z avatar by the way mr "older" gamer. I used to like that shit too when I was 12.

edit: @vile

Its not even worth arguing about. Over the last year this new era of the entitled whiner has crept in and taken over the everlasting ps3 vs 360 arguments. This site has gone to absolute shit, now everyone's an armchair game designer.

Whatever, you know your fighting a pointless battle when the new argument is that DmC is "shit" because it has good review scores....
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VileAndVicious  +   972d ago
your words are futile here.smh

some can't even be reasonable and agree that some people like things and some don't.

Lol its not even about DmC anymore
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Godmars290  +   972d ago
And its inability as you've shown - to insulting degree at that - to realize someone's only expressing their opinion that's making this situation if not the gaming community worse.

And how is it a problem that an old gamer decided to use a pic from an old show as his avatar?
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PS4isKing_82  +   971d ago
@TheblackSmoke That's cause the majority of dbz fans are in their 20's and 30's kiddo.
But seriously, how does that even relate to what I said?

I think you're just being the young immature kid that this game is made for.
No respect, no manners, and no class. Just like this game.

Serriously, I think they threw more "fuck you"s in this game than most mature rated games have combined!!
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PhoenixRising37  +   972d ago
if DmC is good then i have a lot of apolagizing to do...
zerocrossing  +   972d ago
We'll find out for sure if DmC sucks when we play it (And it will suck, yes Im calling it now) but I refuse to give NT and Capcom my money after all the lies and insults.
Hanso  +   972d ago
well said
DragonKnight  +   972d ago
People don't "think" DmC sucks, we "know" DmC sucks. Everything we've seen, heard about, read, points to a terrible game. NT have used the most cliched story elements, patched together stuff like weapons from other games, casualized the combat system, butchered Vergil, and threw in a sex scene just because.

Yeah, such a great game/ /s
eXclurel  +   972d ago
We know because we did not just trust the review scores. We waited for years for a DMC game and when we found out there is going to be a new one we started to investigate.

We read every article about it, watched every single video of it, read every interview with NT and did every kind of research. And you know what? We are sure that it will suck because we spent 1000 hours on every single DMC game and we can understand this will be nothing like them with a single frame from this DmC.

I would trust us instead of people who get money from reviewing this game. We know what we are saying.
dredgewalker  +   972d ago
The new (or ewww) DMC will definitely suck for the real fans. One of the reasons why DMC was so cool because it was harder to pull off the combos and it takes a lot of skill. The new DMC is just for the casual crowd that doesn't like to get their fingers sweating.
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Godmars290  +   972d ago
More like games you don't really care about for me. DmC especially.

The poor way its announcement was handled, NT's initial reaction to the reaction, was enough to turn me off, but all this "give it a chance" BS is turning me off it more.

Its not the DMC I'm use to and I don't want to bother with it. That is all.
Ezz2013  +   972d ago
what about we wait untill those games come out first ??!!
crackforgangstas  +   972d ago
XCOM, I'm fairly certain they changed the enemies but the first footage they showed all you fought were black gooey blobs, reaaaal creative. Any news on what they did with the enemies?
lizard81288  +   972d ago
Well, I heard there are issues with DMC, with it being too easy, via combos and getting SSS rank incredibly easy. Lets also not forget the douche dev telling old fans to go suck it.

Lets not forget the BAD press I Am Still Alive had (the PC version), when the Dev said it wasn't worth his time to port it to the PC, because nobody will buy it, because nobody buys PC games. PC gamers were pissed off and passed on his game, due to his comments...I think his name was Stanislas Mettra. Google him. Even during the Steam sale, when that game was like $5, people said to pass on it, because the guy is a huge douche that doesn't deserve your money.

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