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Review: 'Dead Rising 3' is the Xbox One launch game you want - The Globe And Mail

The Globe And Mail: If it’s a true “next-generation” game you’re after, look no further than Dead Rising 3. Capcom Vancouver’s gory, over-the-top zombie thriller is a technological masterpiece that amply showcases the power of Microsoft’s new Xbox One console. But more importantly, it’s also immensely and outrageously enjoyable. While other launch titles for the Xbox One and Sony’s rival PlayStation 4 are doing much to show off their respective systems’ improved graphics, Dead Rising 3 goes beyond that simple call of duty, no pun intended. It masterfully uses the console’s beefed-up processing power to pump not just a few more, but a ton more things onto the screen – in this case, of course, it’s zombies. (Dead Rising 3, Xbox One) 10/10

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Dragonborn312  +   816d ago
10 out of 10! Awesome!
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kiz2694  +   816d ago
Withdraw comment :P
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NYC_Gamer  +   816d ago
The score is on the left side 10/10
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Dragonborn312  +   816d ago
My original comment was about the score on Metacritic from the Globe And Mail. I did not see the score of 10 out of 10 in the top left hand corner of the review under the image. Dead Rising 3 and all those zombies are going to put a smile on my face!

Edit to kiz's comment below: Oh haha I thought you meant that I should withdraw my comment.
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kiz2694  +   816d ago
Didnt mean you, I ment I have withdrawn my comment :P
Freedomland  +   816d ago
It's a review or an advertisement for X1 and its games. Really confusing.
malokevi  +   816d ago
This article has drawn more comments then any other article on the board by a wide margin, and has a heat score of 320 degrees.

I'm not saying that N4G is owned, controlled and manipulated by Sony.... but that's exactly what I'm saying.
xHeavYx  +   816d ago
Check the main page. PS4 negative article (Red light related) has over 1000 degrees with 130 comments, and a positive one (fastest selling console) has 750 degrees with 113 comments, that's only a 17 comments difference.
I'm not saying you are full of it... but that's exactly what I'm saying
TheGreatAndPowerful  +   815d ago
10/10...are they talking about framerate?

Rev3 gave it a 3/5
StraightPath  +   816d ago
the most fun and worthwhile next gen game at the moment. Looks so much fun. A lot of people just getting Xbox One for this game. I mean who wants to play a generic shooter and some crap platformer on another platform?
kiz2694  +   816d ago
Me. It wouldn't call KZ:SF a generic shooter its one of the most original shooters there is. And Knack is a very selective taste type of game, some will love it, some wont. Dont state other people wont enjoy games, everyone is different. Now shh troll.
NoLongerHereCBA  +   816d ago
StraightPath, why the need to troll? What's the use? I wouldn't call KZSF a generic shooter or knack a crap platformer.

A 10/10 for Dead Rising 3 goes a bit to far imo (though I haven't played it), but I'm glad the game is getting reviews around the 7.5-8 mark a lot. Seems like a worthy game to pick up when the Xbox One is released.
malokevi  +   816d ago
We don't need to put down PS4 games. XB1 has a great game here. No need to stir up more confrontation.
JokesOnYou  +   816d ago
StraightPath, why the hate? Nobody was trolling until you said that...can't we just enjoy that X1 has some great launch games?
Derajcan2  +   816d ago
agreed! xbox one has the better games and thats no surprise
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sincitysir1  +   816d ago
Obviously u speak out ur ass as I'm sure u haven't played knack or killzone. Knack is a surprise hit shot down by reviewers for god knows what. If u gave games outside ur comfort Zone a chance then Ud realize how ignorant ur comment is

What r the disagrees for? What u guys are scared to go out of ur comfort zone?
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Freedomland  +   816d ago
Metacritic score is 78.
LiQuiZoN  +   816d ago
Not even sure why I Take time to combat trolls, but Killzone is a great game. If you think otherwise (without even playing it) your out of your mind. Much better than BF4 and COD ghosts.

Knack I have but haven't played yet, so I can't comment.
Ashby_JC  +   816d ago
There is a reason you have one bubble.

I like to feel that xbox gamers are above the trolling..guess not. But all that replied...kudos for NOT supporting troll comments such as this.
EdoubleD  +   816d ago
You don't deserve that Big Boss avatar...troll.
Sitdown  +   816d ago
Perhaps I was playing it wrong.... maybe having missions and task makes it more appealing than what was at the Xbox One tour.
imt558  +   816d ago
Quote from article :

If it’s a true “next-generation” game you’re after, look no further than Dead Rising 3. Capcom Vancouver’s gory, over-the-top zombie thriller is a technological masterpiece that amply showcases the power of Microsoft’s new Xbox One console. But more importantly, it’s also immensely and outrageously enjoyable.

jetlian  +   816d ago
what part dont you like? if its the power of xbo then it does show improvements over last gen
imt558  +   816d ago

quote :
if its the power of xbo then it does show improvements over last gen

Which improvents? More zombies and bigger world? NO!

I don't wanna spend 500$ on console which can't run a game properly with akward graphics and unstable framerate ( drops from 30 to 16 according to DF framerate test )

From IGN :

Notice that I didn’t say it was pretty. Dead Rising 3 runs at an upscaled 720p resolution, it doesn’t have amazing textures outside of its cinematics, and it suffers from regular framerate stutters and occasional walls that pop in after you’ve driven into them. It doesn’t look a whole lot better than what you’ve probably played on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.
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Brix90  +   816d ago
"The power"

lol it's 720p and not even locked at 30fps...Don't get me wrong not saying it's bad game but definitely not push the graphical bar.
jetlian  +   815d ago
if you cant see the difference in graphics thats on you



imt558  +   815d ago

No, you don't understand me. XO is powerful enough even to handle much better graphics than DR3 has and at 900p or 1080p, not graphics that is little better than current gen.
malokevi  +   816d ago
Holy hell in a hand-basket!!! WOOO!!

And Forza and Ryse reviews haven't even crested the hill! my goodness gracious me... I could not be happier this morning :D

Plus I'm getting all kinds of work done =D The thought of a vacation day on Friday is spurring me forward !!!!
jackdaddy  +   816d ago
10/10 lmfao
lifeisgamesok  +   816d ago
Nekroo91  +   816d ago
78 on metacritic...

this game cant compete with gta v or the last of us so 10 out of 10 is bs

But still, i think its better than Killzone
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Loki86  +   816d ago
So it seems like some reviewers had the patch and others didn't strange. Regardless, this game is going to be insanely fun.
MasterCornholio  +   816d ago
Does the patch fix the frame rate issues?

Nexus 7 2013
Loki86  +   816d ago
According to EDGE and destructoid it does.
kiz2694  +   816d ago
Good news actually, really wanted this to be a hit :)
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ThatIrishGamer  +   816d ago
Well this gets their name in the next TV Ad. Job done!
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Edsword  +   816d ago
Hahaha the Global. I don't even have words.
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Caffo01  +   816d ago
maybe i'm looking too much into this but... they gave Killzone 6/10, 1,5 points below average... and then give Dead Rising 3 10/10, 2 points above average. Smells fishy.
Hope i'm wrong, would hate to see a wannabe polygon..
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Software_Lover  +   816d ago
I wouldn't give it a 10, but it's not my opinion.
SlavisH2  +   816d ago
did you play it?
Salooh  +   816d ago
I don't need to play it to know it's place. I can score the games before even playing them. I know it's vision , graphics , gameplay , story just by watching it's videos. I can do that in all games. It's rare when i'm wrong about this.

For me , this game wouldn't get more then 8/10 . No way this is 10/10 on next gen. I know X1 can do much better. Look at quantum break . This game is about fun and that's it. Nothing breath taking to get that score.
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StifflerK  +   816d ago
Can not wait for this , I'm hoping Amazon ship my console early .....

4 more days ........
user7402931  +   816d ago
i'll borrow someones xbox 1 and rent this, looks fun.
Dmagic  +   816d ago
..... i hate when people say that bullshit no one and i mean NO ONE in the world is going to let you take their brand new system they just paid over 500$ for to borrow! sound like thoes kids who use to say yeah i will just borrow my friends 660$ ps3 and play uncharted and such shut up.
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s8anicslayer  +   816d ago
DR3 is no doubt a good game, but my assumption is that the reviewer really enjoyed the game as he's given it a 10/10 which would be the first, So far the lowest is 6/10 from joystiq many 7-8/10's but this is the first perfect. I really hope it's this good cause I will be playing it on friday.
Salooh  +   816d ago
Never hype a game. Just play it with open mind. Some played the last of us and hated it , why?. because people were praising it a loooot even though it deserve it.

Doing this will make you have fun more. Well , that's how i do it. So that i don't get disappointed and get impressed if it's a great game..
Ashby_JC  +   816d ago
I agree. It's the same for movies as well. Hype it up. Go in with to high expectations and get let down.

I'm not going in with any high expectations for any xbox one games.

These are the first wave..I'm looking forward to the next waves of games from both systems.
Master-H  +   816d ago
"technological masterpiece" that runs in 720p with a frame rate that dips below 30..k
But the game looks fun nonetheless.
Concertoine  +   816d ago
I think the lack of loading screens and number of zombies on screen are still pretty admirable technological feats.
Especially as the old games had terrible load times.
Death  +   816d ago
The game runs in 1080p, but it's native resolution is 720p. There is a very expensive upscaler that bumps the resolution to 1080p for all games regardless of the native resolution. Unless you are sitting 2-3 feet away like you would a PC monitor, the difference between native and upscaled is hard to see.
thekhurg  +   816d ago
You don't understand how upscaling works, do you?
Death  +   816d ago

Upscaling will fill in missing pixels by duplicating nearby pixels. On a native 1080p game the developer assigns those pixels manually or in some instances it's done just like hardware upscaling but on the software side.

I haven't seen anything that really screams higher quality with the native and upscaled images we have seen on the net. Most of the differences we have seen is minimal at best and has more to do with AA and filtering. Until devs get used to the eSram setup on the Xbox, I expect this to be the case.
Z_-_D_-_3  +   816d ago
I was thinking the same thing, there's simply too many technical drawbacks for this title to merit a 10. ANYTHING below a perfect score would be acceptable, but this review is a bit hyperbolic.
ufo8mycat  +   816d ago
720p? Don't care
This game looks like so much damn fun!
WeAreLegion  +   816d ago
Good reviews. I hope I get to play it at some point.
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towelie1288  +   816d ago
great reviews soo far looks really fun and in the end thats all that matters Day one!! X1!!!
christocolus  +   816d ago
Ryse, ki and dr3 for me.
Grown Folks Talk  +   816d ago
Never cared for the 1st. 2nd seemed less restrictive, but i'm not into the zombie craze like most. I'll probably rent this & wait for the new Walking Dead from TellTale.
svoulis  +   816d ago
"Capcom Vancouver’s gory, over-the-top zombie thriller is a technological masterpiece that amply showcases the power of Microsoft’s new Xbox One console."

Stopped reading there. Ya I bet the game is fun. Technological masterpiece? Really?

10/10? Really? Hell I didn't even think GTA V deserved a 10/10.

Oh well
mochachino  +   816d ago
Lol any reviewer giving 10/10 to game like Dead Rising raises red flags of review score inducements.

10/10 is a revolutionary game that changes the course of the industry, Dead Rising is no such game irrespective of how fun it may be.
MidnytRain  +   816d ago
Are you trying to enforce your own definitions on other people? Lol...
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mochachino  +   816d ago
Standards in quantifying qualitative products is necessary.

Globe and mail gives 10/10 way to much, it detracts from the value of their review scores.
MidnytRain  +   816d ago
"Standards in quantifying qualitative products is necessary."

So you're trying to do it yourself? A standard will never happen anyway, lol.
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mochachino  +   815d ago
Lol it up all you want, but where a professional reviewer's standards are discordant will the majority of gamers that reviewer loses all value as a reviewer.

In order to trust reviewer scores and assessments people need to feel like the reviewers standards for what constitutes "perfect or revolutionary", "good", "great", "average", "bad", "horrible" etc. are more or less in line with their own. If you throw out perfects all the time...there's no point explaining this to you if you don't get it already.

Think what you want. It's not my own standard, it's common sense. But anyways, all the best.
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MidnytRain  +   815d ago
"10/10 is a revolutionary game that changes the course of the industry"

"It's not my own standard, it's common sense."

You are entirely convinced that these are facts.
SageHonor  +   816d ago
Good reviews
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GearSkiN  +   816d ago
Forza Ryse Bf4 that's it.
RedDevils  +   816d ago
There no way this game deserved a 10/10, but I give it 9/10 for the fun factor though
ironmonkey  +   816d ago
I'd rather play 1080p than 720p so what?
windblowsagain  +   816d ago
Seriously 10/10.

Wow wtf.

I can smell the fruit baskets being passed about.
ocelot07  +   816d ago
10 out of 10 so the game is perfect is it? I very much doubt it. Don't get me wrong it is most likely a really really good game but perfect?
MidnytRain  +   816d ago
Because a scale from 0 to 9.99 makes so much sense. /s
WeaseL  +   816d ago
Just think when they advertise the game they will also advertise there website

"10/10 " free hits
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