It's time for Anti-hero ambiguity in Dark Sector for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.
These guys are pretty harsh when it comes to reviews but Sessler seems really down on this..
i like sessler. and i respect his opinion. and damn did he rip it to shreds. maybe a rent.
Same here. Great guy even though he is hated by most gamers...
oh well. i like him and thats all that matters. :D
yea, i dont think they were very fair to the game. But all to his own opinion.
the day i take G4 reviews seriously i will stop playing games.
Was fun ? lolzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
Would they have been working on this game before gears came out?
honestly speaking i really don't play games for fun anymore. It is more for entertainment. If a game is entertaining enough it scores. Sort of how you don't have fun watching a movie but you are entertained by it.
They're a mixed bag when it comes to reviews Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb don't actually review the majority of what's on X-Play. They are simply the narrators for the review segments I'm surprised with the 2's they're handing out because those use to be reserved for really crap games. Mediocre titles like Dark Sector use to score 3's and even 4's, but I guess the scoring system has received too much scrutiny over time
x-play to me is a joke they are still in the times of sega and snes were a character on a game has to look stupid,jump ten times the high of their body,have fancy colors and big BIG heads. this game is not meant to be fun this is for grown ups just not little babies like them.
I would've pegged that one as a winner!! Well time to head over to my Gamefly Q and delete this one.
It's like they never seen duck and cover games before Gears of War. If anything the camera angle is more similar to Resident Evil 4. Frickin clowns.
not to even mention this game has been in the works since long before Gears of War was even a sperm finding its way to the 360. Even from the initial trailer of Dark Sector [long before the make over/s] it looked like the developers were shooting for a stealth action title. Matter of fact they probably said that at one point... But what really gets me is when reviewers call out Dark Sector as a Gears of War clone. Get over yourselves ladies and rate the game for it's own merits and quit calling games clones. I could come up w/ a list which makes any modern game a clone of something, if not an entire list... *shakes head* reviewers, what kind of idiot makes decisions off their opinions anyway? *shakes head* and I just got to say this. Gears of War was awful mechanically. I know many will disagree, but I think it was awful. And every single friend I personally know feels the same way about it. It might have the graphics, and a decent story but the gameplay sucks... You want cover and shoot play Kill.Switch. At least that game was fluid, and fun.
Seraphim what kind of drugs are you on and how do I get some? Dark Sector might have been in development for longer than gears of war but obviously the development wasn't going well and they changed the game. Now it IS a gears of war clone simple as that. I don't blame them, gears is one of the best games i've played in the last decade. It is not awful mechanically, the controls are damn near perfect and the gameplay is insanely fun. I seriously doubt you have ever played the game so take your fanboy crap somewhere else.
um... so I'm a fanboy because I don't like Gears? Um.... Ok.... Guess maybe I should put down that 360 controller and start cracking out on my PS3 then? Matter of fact I just got MLB 08 The Show so maybe I should put down Lost Odyssey and just play baseball? It has been quite some time since I gave my PS3 some Love and God knows it deserves it... Yeah, just because someone doesn't like a popular exclusive doesn't mean they're a rabid fanboy. I have a 160 Gb PS3 [60 gig model] and a 360 Elite and an arsenal of old consoles and games to boot. I'm dam near 29, a gamer, and a gamer first and foremost and as such I'm certainly entitled to opinion. If the games are there the console is here, in this house, being played. So before you tell someone to take their "fanboy crap" elsewhere maybe you should do research into them. Had you looked at my profile or glanced at many of my postings you'd see otherwise. And for the record, every single friend I know who says the same thing about Gears doesn't even own a PS3. Most of my friends are XBOX junkies/fanboys... the rest I'll leave as your opinion [about Gears] as it's idiotic and redundant to argue ones opinion. But mine is certainly different, and I firmly stand by everything I say about any game. Had Gears been a fluid game [not so clunky] it could have been excellent, but as it stands Gears is nothing more than an average-good game...
People at G4 think Halo and Gears Of War are the end all be all games and it's sad people listen to their reviews of the games and don't judge for themselves. If the game is good or not i dont trust their reviews for any game on any system.
they just have love for ds games god knows how they hate the psp.
This is just stupid!
G4 is writing this crap for attention. They know this isn't a 2/5 and neither is Crisis Core!!!
How can they do this to games?
This has got to stop.
lmfao. I called this piece of sh1t last year. :) all I have to say to the emo fanboys who claimed I was a dumbass, well, u can suck it.
I got to play the 1st level a month back, the first level was fun, good spooky mood liked the black and white, so i picked up the game today only to find out its a bit flawed Graphics are GREAT!!!!! gameplay makes you want to kill urself at times i would give it a 3.3/5.
maybe like in the movie "Twins" and Dark Sector would be Danny Devito to Arnolds Gears.
im really get of sick of people saying that, adam said the same thing about uncharted which is bs he says that about any game that uses a cover base system. Geow wasn't even the first to do it but just perfected it was actually the ps2 game killswitch where you use the surroundings like cars or trash cans to take cover or blind shooting, seriously geow is a badass game and all but adam needs to stop D!ck riding cliff b for a sec and give his anus a rest >_>
When it was TechTv X-Play was a lot better...but now that there G4 they wouldn't know a good game if it was them being glaived in the ass. I'll admit the game isn't perfect (but what game is?) but I wouldn't say it isn't fun plus I would think that the game has potential for a sequel. All they need to do is flesh some of the ideas out better. Plus they built an awesome engine for the game and it also has super fast loading times.
its a multiplat!!!!! if the game was a 360 exclusive it would have scored at least 4 out of 5.
I'm sure IGN will have the ps3 version at 6.8 while the 360 version will be at 9.0. They never fail to be unbiased. /sarcasm edit: nvmd, both at 7.7...I am surprised, but had it been a 360 exclusive, IGN would have gave an instant 9.0
lol, a clone of geow, but gets a 2 ? hmmm, proves again that geow was totally overhyped, and got wrong ratings all over the bord. what did you expect, its also on the ps3.
ok.. here is the thing,
its a clone of gears ( personally i don't think it is ) but as many people have stated it was in development before gears. Now when it was first announced it was a completely different game to what it is now. The only thing this has in common with the old concept is the name and the ninja mask thing.
i am not sure i would say it was in development for 4 years. one game was in development, got scrapped basically and a new concept, new game of the same name then went into production.
Does anyone know when they sort of changed the concept and started work on what is now dark sector. i could be wrong, i still would not call it a clone and i'm still going to get it anyway.
Personally I never played Gears long enough to really say that this comparison is valid (only played online). I do have to say I like the gameplay that they are showing for Dark Sector. The idea of a third person shooter grabs my attention a bit. And honestly, let me be truthful I have a fond appreciation for the B movie genre and if the story is indeed along those same lines then it will be right up my alley. Maybe he was being a bit harsh, and I have never really been one to allow Sessler or his Soap Box to influence my decision on a game, so why start now.
Back to Gamefly...put it on my Q!!!!
I really enjoyed Gears of War and Uncharted so, i'm going to enjoy this game, Screw G4! i.e LAIR is a good game not great, seriously!
I can honestly say that I only agree with about 2-4%of any G4 review. I de realize that sessler and webb are entertainers and have to go along with whatever is scripted for their shows; they do this for ratings and b/c they are told to.I think Sesslers soap dish is the most hypocritical thing I've ever seen as he always manages to champion one console or game type over another regaurdless of what is being reviewed. I won't even get started on Webb. But truth be told these reviews are only opinion and we as gamers don't have to agree with what they say; we reserve the right to form our own opinions. I appreciate the effort but I don't take anything they say seriously. They say the story of dark sector is bad with a gears combat play style? This is being said when Gears was a game that was all gameplay and no real story other than "Shoot the aliens!"Nice try G4 at still being on the air.
I bought it last night, and I'm loving it. Sure, it's got a nonsensical story, and bad A.I., but so do MOST games. If this game had released BEFORE GOW, there's now way it would be given such a bad score. It's a solid 7-8/10, IMO.
I played it last night & really liked it - I mean, come on, Army of Two got like 80% from most reviews & this is a better game, IMHO.
That's why I take reviews with a grain of salt. If it's above 85% on metacritic, it's probably a great game... but even if reviews like this one slam a game & you watch gameplay trailers & it looks interesting to you, you probably want to at least rent it & find out for yourself = Thats what I do.
Same score as Crisis Core PSP. LOL
Dosent Adam Sesler work on the Food Network as that really annoying chef with glasses that talks about food as if its science. This review is the reason I no longer trust reviewers. I bought this game and love it sure its story may not be all that great however neither is Smash Bros. and that got great marks and all you do is punch each other. Games don't always have to be perfection this game deserves more than a lot of these reviewers are giving it. I also think its about preference of games as well but they are not supposed to be bias about certain games
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