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The Order: 1886 is Both Exciting and Worrying | IGN

The alternate history slant of The Order: 1886 speaks to me. After all, few things are more interesting than taking the historical record and bending and twisting it to make something new, yet subtly recognizable. Ready at Dawn’s upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive title strives to do just that, marrying its so-called “Neo-Victorian,” alternate-history story and aesthetic with more standard conventions of the third-person shooter genre. (PS4, The Order: 1886)

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4ShotKing  +   145d ago
That's a bit worrying about the gameplay side of things, IGN didn't sound too positive, but I agree with the visuals, they're astonishing, truly next-gen.
Paulie_gualtieri  +   145d ago
I said the same exact thing in another article last night and got 40+ disagrees lol.

Clearly the gunplay is stiff and in my opinion, downright horrible.I even mentioned as Colin did in this piece, it has the same crappy shooting mechanics of Gears of war.

I know they have a lot of time to polish things up but i'm still skeptical.This is their first big console AAA title they've ever done..
4ShotKing  +   145d ago
I said the samething and was bombarded with hate and disagrees. Seems like I was right after reading more previews.
The Meerkat  +   145d ago | Well said
"same crappy shooting mechanics of Gears of war".

So it's a Victorian steampunk vampire werewolf gears of war.

I'm sold!
Farmassy   145d ago | Off topic | show
asmith2306  +   145d ago
What was wrong with Gears shooting mechanics??
nypifisel  +   145d ago
The press didn't see more than 12 minutes total, out of which roughly 2.5 min was gameplay. Honestly, they haven't seen more than us so I'm not sure how anyone could come to such firm conclusions. There could be another 10 months of polishing the game in any way so I'm not worried one bit. It is after all from what we've seen probably the best looking game ever to have been made to date.
SuperLupe  +   145d ago | Intelligent
It'll be another Ryse scenario.

Fantastic graphics and stmosphere and ok-ish gameplay.

At the end of the day it'll still be a nice game.

But I must say, for a crowd that absolutely ripped Ryse a part at every opportunity possible, PS4 fanboys sure seem content with the "bland" gameplay shown and the QTE's.They are even "blown away" ... Funny huh.
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   145d ago
^^^

lol wut? What about the crowd that went around ripping Heavy Rain and Beyond for being nothing but QTE to point where they even went as far saying that they aren't even games... but then Ryse came along and it was all fine and dandy... Funny huh?

The gamepaly is far from bland from what R@D has revealed themselves. The footage they've shown isn't fully representative of the full scope of the game.
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Saigon  +   145d ago
I guess no one really read what Colin stated. He said he saw this game play at the last Gamescom. So that is sometime around July/August if I am not mistaken. All of his hits on the game is from that time frame, nothing of recent. This is his opinion and my only issue with the article, is that it should have been released during Gamescom. I am sure the game has been worked on a lot since that time. And if the game is still not polished, I doubt Sony will release it. Also, wasn't there rumors that ND was helping R@D with this game to help get it up to par.
LeCreuset  +   145d ago
I don't know why some of you are astonished that you're getting disagrees. You come off like, "Hey, the other day I had this unpopular opinion which got me, like, 40 disagrees, but now I found this other guy who has the same opinion. Do you know what that means? Yeah. 2 opinions to your 40. Eat it."
Debaitable  +   145d ago
It gets a negative nod for being like Gears of War but when Microsoft announced a GOW followup for the Xbox One a month ago it was OK to be excited about that.

I guess.
blackbeld  +   145d ago
The title should be like this.

"The Order: 1886 is Both Exciting and Worrying Xbox One | IGN"

Here I fix that.

@zeldas

You ok? Cause more AAA games for PS4 is coming out this year. Hope you can keep up.
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hellzsupernova  +   145d ago
I thought people love the gears of war at shooting mechanics? I couldn't play gears cause it was far too dude bro idiotic for me, but if this is more mature and uses similar mechanics I'm stoaked. I'm really concerned about performance though
Kryptix  +   145d ago
You do realize that this game has a very long way to go till release date, right? There's a lot of room for improvement, especially in the combat.

And what's wrong with a Gears of War style cover system? I truly enjoyed tactical advancing with the Gears cover mechanics. It also looks like the lore is starting to sound like it's going to be beefy. I want to learn more about where these monsters come from, how the order was created, who designed the weapons and all the technological advances that had to be made to survive.

Can't wait to learn more about it. Hoping for some sort of skill point system even if it's simple. Just wanting the game to have depth in it's combat just like it's story.
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TheGreatAndPowerful  +   145d ago
Old habits die hard IGN? The game is still being developed so of course it's going to suffer from framerate and other issues.
guitarded77  +   145d ago
Colin says:

"I saw ran relatively poorly, with sudden, sharp transitions between scenes,"

then he says...

"Technical issues aside, seamless transitions between cutscenes and gameplay are well-executed,"

So which is it?

Personally, my opinion of games has always been in contrast with Colin... we are very different gamers. I need to see the gameplay myself before believing it. Not saying it isn't true, but until I see it, I'm not worried. Optimization issues on a non-QA tested bit of gameplay are expected in a demo. I seen worse than what I assume he's talking about in BETAs.
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BlackTar187  +   145d ago
So now Gears of War shooting and movement suck now? Please confirm Xbox faithful.

I'm interested to hear how stupid Gears of War shooting mechanics are now.

Please fill me in.
I hope no one says Gears Story is Epic cuz it just isn't. Better yet i do want to hear people sayi they played Gears for the story. I want to read that
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ShinMaster  +   145d ago
WTF are you guys talking about?

IGN said they found the lack of polish on the technical side of things in the build they played worrying. NOT the gameplay itself, which was said to be "well executed".
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mediate-this  +   145d ago
Gears has wicked shooting mechanics
morganfell  +   145d ago
You are trying to compare The Order with Ryse? Branching QTEs versus button mashing?

No, just no.

Back to strict Xbox defending SuperLupe. It is all you normally do. But then again you are reaching the point of desperation.

Everyone knows what they witnessed in The Order. A tour de force of gaming. The Xbox is getting buried in hardware performance, sales, the press, and now coming titles. The last couple of days must have been brital for you. No amount of DLC purchases or people like you attempting to draw apples to peach pit comparisons will help you now.
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InTheZoneAC  +   145d ago
@green

What I find weird and funny is that someone was calling out a different green. Then you "green" show up out of nowhere, despite not coming here often, thinking flunkinmonkey was talking about you.

No where else in these comments did you post anything so how did know to look for flunkin's post or even guess that he was talking about you?

are you sure you don't have THREE accounts?
cozomel  +   145d ago
So this Colin guy must be really worried about Titanfalls framerate issues, game drops down to 35fps
CryofSilence  +   145d ago
No one has had any hands on time except the developers. The game looks phenomenal, and I am confident they will fix any performance and control issues prior to release. Ru himself tweeted that what they saw wasn't optimized at all.
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Zhipp  +   145d ago
@Zeldass
Gears of War was awesome. Your point is not valid.
xx4xx  +   144d ago
I realize Gears may be stale at this point, but the mechanics of the game are solid. I was looking for The Order to dethrone Gears...sad no mp.
scott182  +   144d ago
This shares a common characteristic as gear of war so.... what? I thought gears of war's shooting mechanics were awesome, and this game looks awesome! Best looking game so far as well.
phil_75  +   144d ago
So Gears of War is "amazing" and "revolutionised tps" when in an Xbox article but its "rubbish" "bland" and "crappy Gears of War shooting mechanics" when in a PS article!?

Right, think we all see what's going on here!
WilDRangeRrfc  +   144d ago
Same crappy shooting mechanics as Gears????
I have PS4 but let me tell you something bud,Gears revolutionised 3rd person shooters and games like TLOU and Uncharted followed Gears. Gears MP to this day is the best gaming experience I have had,just cause you probably played it once( if at all ) sucked ass and gave up don't shit on a game that has millions upon millions of the most dedicated fans in gaming,not to mention Gears average metric of over 90,MP is untouchable even to this day,the game has a steep learning curve and the game takes years to develop your skills( I went from 0.5 kd to 1.8 took me 8 years ) show one of the greatest,successful and most loved franchises of all time a bit more respect pal,go play COD you will find the mechanics in that a little more suited to your skill
princejb134  +   144d ago
So what exactly do you expect from a shooter
Each shooter is a copy of each other
Play one first person shooter and 90% of them play the same
Third person 70% play almost the same expect for a few things that make them unique
As long as this game gives me fun and good story I'm sold on day 1
Kribwalker  +   144d ago
You guys tell me what's wrong with gears. Ps fanboys are the ones that were saying it was tired and worn out game style when Microsoft announced they bought the rights. Which is it then, is it that you are upset that you won't have gears or is the game style as terrible as you claim it to be?
scott182  +   144d ago
^
Just because some people aren't interested in a series doesn't mean they think the shooting mechanics are bad, I never heard anyone say they thought that about Gears of War. besides there are many games that used a cover system and over the shoulder shooting before gears, and people loved it then too.
FlunkinMonkey  +   145d ago | Well said
I think you are the most indiscreet troll i have seen for a long time.. Actually, it's pretty obvious that you are TheTruth or Green (who are the same person mind).

What is your purpose? except for evidently being so insecure about his/her console that you actually waste time creating different accounts? It is so pathetic my friend, god forbid you lose your virginity before you are 40.

IGN are so blatantly in MS's pocket, before anyone says anything, MS have been caught multiple times recently literally paying sites for good reviews, because they are so unsure of their product, this reflects perfectly on how snake like, and misleading they are.

IGN didn't write up anything about their worries with Titanfall (horrible A.I., extremely dated graphics, repetitive gameplay), and now he voices his concerns about frame rate in which the game isn't going to be released for many months.

It's moronic. Gaming journalism is a sham, along with MS.
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4ShotKing  +   145d ago
I actually own all the next-gen consoles and I'm neither of those people you mentioned and I'm not trolling, simple stating what I'm reading from IGN and this is my first account... Just because I joined recently doesn't mean I'm a second account.

Actually IGN made an entire video talking about Titanfall's AI...

I've never seen anyone that get's so upset over the slightest criticism over a Playstation exclusive... Grow up, you're absolutely pathetic.
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green  +   145d ago
"Actually, it's pretty obvious that you are TheTruth or Green (who are the same person mind)."

Whatever helps you sleep at night lol.
FlunkinMonkey  +   145d ago
Ha, I'm not upset my friend, i'm actually laughing at you.. You think anyone here believes you?

You should practice subtlety, it's clearly not your speciality. Bahahaha, i'm reading your comments now, you are a SHAM.

4ShamKing, see you on your new account soon.. I love arguing with multiple personalities..

You might be TheKayle actually, I literally made him delete his account the other day.. You seem to speak the same pearls of wisdom as he does /s
360ICE  +   145d ago | Well said
What's wrong with you, FlunkinMonkey? People can't have differing opinions without you dragging up conspiracies?

I welcome IGN's critical angle. Far too often previews are too positive, without the writer taking any time to take a more critical look at the game.

Colin Moriarity was extremely positive to PS4 arounds its launch, so to suggest he's a fanboy is just bs.

"except for evidently being so insecure about his/her console that you actually waste time creating different accounts?"

Apparently you're so insecure that you go around calling people insecure, blame them of having multiple accounts and accuse a writer of bribes, all of which you do without good evidence.

Shame on you. People like you ruin N4G.
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green  +   145d ago
If you believe i have multiple accounts (wonder what made you come to that conclusion when i do not post on this site frequently), then as i said, if that helps you sleep better at night, then good for you lol.
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FlunkinMonkey  +   145d ago
^ - @green. I'm talking about GreenPowerz, not you..

@360ICE

If you can't see that IGN are full of blinding inconsistencies, letting Titanfall get away with so much, so close to release, and then for some reason, now having these 'worries' about a games frame rate, when it's months and months away from release, then I don't know what to say.

Also, if you are honestly going to try and sit there and tell me that 4ShotKing isn't blatantly a second account, then my gage of your naivety has just gone through the roof.

I would welcome their 'critical angle', if it was consistent, which it isn't.. So don't try and lecture me on my reaction with regards to other peoples opinions, when I am expressing opinions of my own.

You can call me out all you want for ruining this site, but you're letting 2nd account trolls go over me at this point, so maybe you need to get your priorities sorted out.

Sorry for hurting your feelings there, champ.
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green  +   145d ago
Next time clarify by using the actual name of the person you are accusing.
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360ICE  +   145d ago
"I would welcome their 'critical angle' if it was consistent".

Sometimes they don't find anything worthy of critique. Not everyone likes every game equally, so the idea that there must be some balance to which games are criticised makes no sense.

Also, the conclusion of the text is "I'm excited, but...", so if you ever wanted balance, I think there's rarely been a less conclusive judgement. Basically he's saying "Let's wait and see".

Many people are extremely excited about Titanfall. A game, btw, made by a great developer that many have played and loved. I'm not a fan myself, but I can't blame them for that.

And even if 4ShotKing had multiple accounts, who cares? Still a legitimate opinion. Moderators will have to consider that.

It's not as much that your hurt my feelings, as that you hurt my faith in humanity. If you can't stand that someone criticises a video game, I'd frankly take a holiday, make do some mindfulness meditation or even see a therapist. And remember to think equally of the different solutions, so there's consistency to your critique.
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hellzsupernova  +   145d ago
No ign are not in microsofts pockets! The ign Xbox team might be but colin is a awesome amazing journalist who gives you the real deal and doesn't pull punches, he gave the last of us a perfect score and it got game of the year, explain that!

He is voicing his concerns in the hope that ready at dawn fix them. It's called good honest journalism
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diehardmetallicafan  +   145d ago
@FlunkinMonkey

i agree with everything your're saying! i used to check out ign daily until i found n4g and a few other half decent sites. its blatantly obvious how biased they are toward the xbox brand. most pages are covered with ms ad banners and video ads. i knew, and i think everyone knew to expect new footage on the order 1886 early tuesday, but it literally took hours before they showed anything. meanwhile over the last 24hours there have been at least 3 titanfall articles praising that piece of junk to the heavens. it is very hard to find an unbiased video games site which really sucks. gametrailers is another pile of dog turd that have there whole head up microsoft's arsehole, and its pachter leading the penetration. i have nothing against people who purchase microsoft products but that shit aint for me at all.
bjmartynhak  +   145d ago
It is a story-driven 3rd person cover-shooter, what else where people expecting?

The gameplay is known for this genre, the setting and lore is quite interesting, the graphics are stunning. Day one for me!
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hellzsupernova  +   145d ago
I'm not sure why people are disagreeing. I read the article they have some massive concerns, now imagine that's the best part of the game they have running at the moment there is noway this game is getting released this year. Unless Santa Monica bring a team on to help crunch.

Really hope this game turns out I love the idea, costumes, setting, graphics everything looks great but if it barely runs what's the point
DaGR8JIBRALTAR  +   145d ago
not worried at all...this game will be just another dagger in the hearts of all the haters and non-believers.
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GribbleGrunger  +   144d ago
And how did I know that out of all the articles about The Order, this would get the hottest?
showtimefolks  +   144d ago
sorry i didn't know the game was released, ready at dawn will get as much time as needed. If sony delayed drive club which was a huge title for launch than i am sure delaying the order 1886 to 2015 won't be an issue if the developers need more time

this is feedback to developers so they can try to fix what's being reported as issues
lilbrat23  +   144d ago
The good news is they still have time to fix it and anything else for that matter.
iamnsuperman  +   145d ago
Wait he is talking about a demo he saw back in August. I know that still raises issues but an entire article? Come on. That was around 6 months ago.
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Paulie_gualtieri  +   145d ago
He's talking about the demo shown at SM last week.
iamnsuperman  +   145d ago
How is one meant to assume that when he makes no reference to going to see the demo at SM. He jumps from only seeing the hands off demo at Gamescom to the 10 minute hands off demo he talks about for the entire article.
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Paulie_gualtieri  +   145d ago
"Until just recently, no one’s actually seen the game. Sure, I saw a behind-closed-doors tech demo when I was at Gamescom last year, and we have the really pretty reveal trailer, too, but no one outside of Sony and Ready at Dawn has been privy to what The Order: 1886 is all about. Until now."

Keywords being until now.Since colin was at SM where they showed off the game (among others) i'm sure it's safe to assume he's talking about that, no?

Then there is this-

"I was left wondering how this could be the best 10 minutes of the game the studio had to show, especially when he reiterated that The Order would indeed launch in 2014."

Ru didn't confirm a 2014 release until just recently so Colin is indeed talking of a recent demo.
iamnsuperman  +   145d ago
Again your assuming. Your trying to fill in the gaps with your own assumption. If what you assume is true then this is poor writing. Until now we haven't seen anything but Colin has (with his Gamescom showing).

What he says maybe true but what he has written is vastly different and tells a different story. For a start no-one else has done a piece like this. Kotaku and Eurogamer are two publications who would write articles like this. But they haven't (Eurogamer and Kotaku have been really positive).

You should never assume
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Paulie_gualtieri  +   145d ago
I'm not trying to fill in any gaps.I'm just going by common sense.

He was JUST at the Santa monica event.
The embargo's JUST lifted.
Every other site is talking of the same demo he is.
Why would he talk about a demo from 6 months ago on the day the new demo goes public??

It's not some crazy mystery lol
CrossingEden  +   145d ago
Wow....I really wish I had the mentality of a fanboy, if you REALLY think that he's talking about the a demo from 6 months ago, and not the demo that everyone other big gaming news outlet saw recently, then you're deluded, plain and simple.
solidjun5  +   145d ago
"Wow....I really wish I had the mentality of a fanboy,...."

Ummm...you do. It's pretty evident.
hellzsupernova  +   145d ago
The stupidity. Please fanboys from Sony I'm on your side, but why are you guys all disagree with people who are giving an analytical view on this game, Colin is talking about the preview he was shown just the other day!

We should all be concerned if the game runs that poorly hopefully they are in oldish mode now and all the story stuff etc is finished.

Stop with the downvotes of people who are not even giving a fanboy comment it's ridiculous this community is disgusting
cozomel  +   145d ago
This community? really? try the whole internet. Otherwise you're deluded.

And at Crossing eden, you are a fanboy
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PR_FROM_OHIO  +   145d ago
It's IGN LOL!!!!!
curtis92  +   145d ago
Not saying Colin is right or wrong here... he's played it, i haven't... but it REALLY seems like he had something else in mind, was mad it wasn't what he was thinking, and decided to basically burry the game right out of the gate on gaming's biggest site. Again, I BELIEVE what he says (don't mistake that for 'agree') but man... with all the praise IGN gives a generic FPS like titanfall, to say the order 'feels like a typical TPS' seems a bit lopsided. Especially when comparing it to a series IGN always gives a 9+ score (GEoW).

I respect Colin and his honesty, but REALLY sounds like this isn't his kind of game, which is no reason to discourage people. But.. I dunno, who am I to say that, though. Just typing out loud.
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Farmassy  +   145d ago
I have played titanfall and don't think it is generic. Maybe you are the one that likes to burry a game based on preconceived opinions
curtis92  +   145d ago
I have played Titanfall, and I think it does feel a bit generic.
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listenkids  +   145d ago
I've played it ( playing it right now ), and think it's generic. No saviour here, but it's fun. Now, discredit my opinion if you can.
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strifeblade  +   145d ago
You can play and hate titanfall all u want. Your opinion is not the end all, won't change.the fact.the.game will be critically acclaimed and loved by most of the gaming community who love competitive multilayer fps lol. I played it and loved it. I felt the order felt similar to gears, and I.felt gears got tired and.needs a break and revamp, judgement was alright. If this is a gears clone with nexgen graphics I'll be disappointed because I was hoping for more. I love gears multi (gears 2 was the best), so I'm surprised this game wont have it since it's similar to gears. I'm also hoping when gears does come in a.few years it should revamp physics and graphics engine since I feel it's getting stale and hope order is not falling in line with gears
nategrigs  +   145d ago
I don't think he's played it either, he's just seen 10 minutes of it.
Prime157  +   145d ago
I quote, "The brief 10-minute hands-off demo I witnessed..." fourth paragraph. Hands off. Glad to see someone else actually read it :-)
hellzsupernova  +   145d ago
It's exactly his kind of game, he is a historian and loves alternate timelines. I think we have all know it's a story driven tps for a long time now. I think he was just voicing his honest concerns for this game. I know all this because I've been listening to podcast beyond for 4 years lol.

Plus the people hyping up titanfall on that site are Ryan the Xbox team leader and no one could be a bigger fanboy then him. Plus he is reviewing titanfall so it is going to get at least an 11/10.

Hopefully ready at dawn iron out the kinks but I think we should be cautious about this game
gamedebater  +   145d ago
the game has no unique gameplay features. No Stealth, No Loot, No Platforming. It's a movie + 3rd person shooting. It's going to be like Gears 1 and get a 8 if the story is real good.
WeAreLegion  +   145d ago
Oh, so stealth, looting, and platforming would have been unique?

You want Assassin's Creed in 1886 London. You should ask Ubisoft for that.
gamedebater  +   145d ago
hey dummy. Last of us has stealth and looting. Uncharted has platforming. Other than shooting and taking cover (like killzone) what other gameplay mechanics will it have? NONE hence my point hence IGN's recent article.
iTehDroiD  +   145d ago
@gamedebater
congratulation to the most stupid comment of the day!!
Darkfist  +   145d ago
lol and yet you fanboys dont like uncharted which has platforming, and the last of us which has stealth ans looting.
Master-H  +   145d ago
And how do you know all that ? based solely on a two minute gameplay video ? Genius.
gamedebater  +   145d ago
bc of it did they would say it. Like hey we have this cool loot feature and this mechanic. but instead they keep talking about visuals and story and QTE's.

you dont have to believe me but i read game news like a maniac and when last of us was announced they hit that stealth shyt hard.

basiclly The Order is a story driven 3rd person shooter. Much like quantum break . but that game will probably be better since it will have time controls ect
WickedLester  +   145d ago
Uh, how do you know it won't have those things? We've seen all of like 30 seconds of gameplay.
gamedebater  +   145d ago
just you wait. your obviously giving them the benefit of the doubt. you'll see. there is no loot or stealth in this game. just you wait.
jmac53  +   145d ago
@gamedebater Obviously you like games with loot and stealth, so why dont you go play games like that. I dont see why this game needs that.
killzone619  +   145d ago
lol we barely saw any gameplay!
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WeAreLegion  +   145d ago
So, what I gather from the article is...

He watched a video of an unfinished game with audio and frame rate problems...and now he's worried about the game.

Sweet. Let's worry about every game that hasn't released yet then.

Freakin' Colin Moriarty. Every time.
MasterCornholio  +   145d ago
"He watched a video of an unfinished game with audio and frame rate problems...and now he's worried about the game."

The game is coming out at the end of this year so there's still plenty of time to work out the kinks. I would not worry so much especially since they have help from SSM.
nategrigs  +   145d ago
Exactly. 7/8/9 months is plenty of time to work out bugs....I'm actually pretty amazed that it already looks as good as it does
Kayant  +   145d ago
@nategrigs
Yep basically the PS4 devkit situation again.

You would think as a journalist they would know think like this are a possibility. It's the very reason the public is not shown behind the doors stuff because when it's still a work in progress and people will overly react.
Slevon  +   145d ago
For starters, the gameplay vids that I have seen for this game do look great and I wouldn't be worried about the Order not turning out amazing at all.

With that said Collin is just voicing his opinion of what he saw and even though the games is over half a year out, I think he's concerned that they did not have a more polished piece of the game to show at this point. It's fine and dandy to have bugs and other issues at this point in development but if they were finally ready to show off some of it, i think he assumes that is should have been something to show off the game rather than to just show it.

Again, not trying to troll, just my interpretation of what he is saying
PaulFiend  +   145d ago
This Moriarty guy is so incompetent and immature it's friggin' annoying. =\
jmac53  +   145d ago
He is a serial complainer. You watch enough of Podcast Beyond and you learn he hates most things.
CharlesSwann  +   145d ago
Microsoft still thinks the gaming media can sell xbone back to the top. They just don't get it.
cyhm3112  +   145d ago
or maybe it is the stupid media fanboy themselves or they own the shares of MS or somehow related? who knows? But it certainly looks biased.
xx4xx  +   144d ago
Not sure what anything you said has to do with The Order.

Let me educate you about The Order and Microsoft. Nobody's worried about this as a Sony exclusive....we already played it 7 years sgo...it was called Gears of War.
chrissx  +   145d ago
I love every single thing I've seen about this game so far
DaGR8JIBRALTAR  +   145d ago
me too buddy..me too!
WitWolfy  +   144d ago
God I hope this isnt another Ryse.. Awesome in graphics but the gameplay is forgettable.
lifeisgamesok  +   145d ago
It's funny IGN wasn't "In Microsoft's pockets" when they were bashing everything Xbox related smh

Playstation games can get criticism it doesn't mean that it's coming from a check MS wrote

The graphics look good mixed with cutscenes but idk about the gameplay
Brix90  +   145d ago
Kinda hard to believe when MS was desperate enough to pay YouTubers for "good" reviews
tigertron  +   145d ago
Well, you can't spell ignorance without IGN. *shrugs shoulders*

I doubt RAD will make the Order as another Gears clone. This looks like it has a lot more to it than just another cover shooter.
psDrake  +   145d ago
I am not here to troll since I have a PS4 but the trailer did not excite me one bit. The gameplay footage wasn't long enough for me to judge the graphs but what I saw was not so spectacular. It was good but I still don't get the hype. The voice acting was good. The story seems to be not so unique.

Hopefully we will see more trailers so that I can get an idea of the so-called super-duper graphs and the story.

- The only game that impressed me with the visuals is the Division...The snow engine rocks :) -

And after playing the Last of Us, games that are zombie based, apocalyptic, walking dead knock-offs have to offer depth and quality for me to invest in it.

This is a personal opinion, like a single drop in ocean. No need to go ape-shit on a comment you don't like, this is an individual take on a hyped game.
iTehDroiD  +   145d ago
Ok I'll take that as your opinion and I respect that but you say "The story seems to be not so unique". Really?? This is probably one of the most unique stories of the past years if you you did read all the informations about it.

But I expected more gameplay than we saw today. I thought we see some destruction and physics but we only saw a couple of seconds of gameplay :(
Anyway I'm still extremely excited for this game
monkeyDzoro  +   145d ago
Worrying about a game which is bound to release in October/November 2014. Which means 6 to 7 months from now. 7 months of polishing and optimizations. Yeah that's sounds right... if you're so keen on WORRYING yourself for nothing.

Now about the feeling of the guns. Nobody thought they built the gameplay for the guns to be like that? Characters are living in the 19th century, guns were not as maneuverable as they are now.

The gameplay is still a mystery from the info I gathered on many sites. Guns handling may improve through some ability like in TLOU or through an RPG-like progression.

Anyway, the game looks great. The gameplay is good but need some improvements. Which will come obviously. I'm confident that with RAD devs, all those "issues" will be gone at release. So to people who want this game to FAIL, if you're here... don't get your hopes too high.
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Synthax  +   145d ago
I have no idea why I read this article. The game is really good and there‘s no reason to be worried, all games have issues when there are months ahead the release.
GundalfDeGrej  +   145d ago
The game could turn out awesome. It's a shame they didn't really show any new and unique gameplay elements to make it stand out more from so many other third person shooters. Their spin on quick time evenents could be interesting but it remains to see how much of an impact they will have on the overall experience.
lonewolfjedi  +   145d ago
Hmm that's weird cause when ign talks about previews for xbox games they only talk about the positives.
icheerbothconsoles  +   145d ago
Take off your fanboy panties and give your tears a wipe. They're just giving their honest opinion of what they've seen so far.
lonewolfjedi  +   145d ago
Guess I'm a fanboy for pointing out a coincidence
_FantasmA_  +   144d ago
Thats why IGN is IGNorant. I rarely visit that site and after all the years that I have visited it, I've never made an account. Too pro M$ for me. The site as a whole is pro M$, but you can see some of the staff wants to say good things about Sony and some do love Sony. I mean they got Ryan Mcaffrey over there. I remember him from when Official Xbox Magazine in the early 00s and I always thought he was biased even at OXM and now that he is with IGN, I still think he's even more biased. They guy loves anything Xbox. All their games are good and perfect and M$ is golden and I just IGNnore anything and everything he says.
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from the beach  +   145d ago
Hopefully there's more here than just a graphics showcase with a cool setting.
HaveAsandwich  +   145d ago
let's hype it, then bash it, then hype it again, then never play it because "it sucks." gaming!
spektical  +   145d ago
sounds like the author was looking for a chaotic shooter , guns blazing, rambo-style-kill-everything-yo u-see esque game....And punishes the game for not being that
isarai  +   145d ago
1) game isn't finished
2)Vertical slices are usually several months old by the time anyone outside the studio sees them
3) it's going to be a WHILE till this game is released giving them plenty of time to work this issue out if they haven't already

Conclusion? why the hell is he pointing out and focusing on something that will obviously be addressed?
Re-versed  +   145d ago
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

is THIS worrying???
I can see amazing grafics!!!Never seen this quality in an unfinished 9 month yet to release game...Now i understand why use letterbox...Thats because they have such cinematic grafics...I cant understand you IGN
GundalfDeGrej  +   145d ago
Maybe, just maybe they're talking about more than just the graphics?
Re-versed  +   145d ago
they bash its generic look too my friend...So maybe just maybe this made me write this post...
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GundalfDeGrej  +   145d ago
"Bash" is a strong word. They said and I quote "Clearly, a lot of love was put into making The Order: 1886 look gorgeous" and "The Order: 1886 absolutely nails its period costumes and its wonderfully realized, believable setting". No one is arguing that the game looks phenomenal.
14Feb-R  +   145d ago
Awesome Visuals : Check
Great Story : No one knows until we play it to the end.
Graphics : I need to see more , so far i love the characters look.
Gameplay : Cover looks good but i can't tell if gameplay will be good or not. We only seen one old weapon in a very small area , so we need real gameplay footage not just 2 minutes.

Told you people to never hype even if it looks good. It's a new ip from psp developers. It looks promising but we need to see more to judge and decide it's level..
icheerbothconsoles  +   145d ago
This game reminds me a bit of when Dishonored was in development. Unknown studio, new ip and some different ideas. I loved Dishonored and I guess time will tell how good this game will be. Hopefully not another generic shooter but I'll still curiously await. Stunner to look at though.
Master-H  +   145d ago
Seems to me like he's trying to downplay The Order as much as he can, he doesn't even make it clear if he's talking about the Santa Monica reveal or his experience back in gamescom, then goes on babbling about frame rate issues for a game that's not releasing in at least 6 months from now even tho the dev told him it's not optimized yet, then finally compares it to Gears of War to make it seem like a rip off or something when we all know Gears wasn't the first third person shooter with a cover system..yep really trustworthy preview you got there IGN..
stormplyr  +   145d ago
IGN really has the worst writers both on the playstation and the xbox side.
Dlacy13g  +   145d ago
Grain of salt takin...this game still looks very interesting to me.

I am of two minds on the combat hud only being present during combat. One on hand its nice having a clean hud free of the clutter during exploration. On the flip side the hud suddenly appearing is going to be a dead give away that combat is commencing. For a game like this with monsters ever present I would think that may not be the best call since it could kill off some of that tension.
bleedsoe9mm  +   145d ago
getting a ryse vibe , hope i'm wrong
windblowsagain  +   145d ago
You could tell ryse was bad the first time it was shown.

If this game is anything like tlou,uncharted and even gears. It has my money.

It looks fantastic, physics are awesome. They never showed much gunplay for the simple reason, it's being saved for later on.
strifeblade  +   145d ago
Ryse was amazing beat it twice. I think this game looks good as well, but don't knock ryse ifbu have not played, under
rated Imo
icheerbothconsoles  +   145d ago
The cynical cycle of gamer life continues online. Fanboys feelings get hurt so they spew venom and critics of PS spew from their angle. I usually like to sit on a fence, let things sort themselves out, don't cast judgement until there's something to judge. From what I see of the game so far is it looks promising and the graphics are amazing.
izumo_lee  +   145d ago
I'm very disappointed in Colin in his written preview of the game. Does he not get that what was shown is only a glimpse of what the final game will be? Does he not get what was shown is probably not even 1% of the game?

To complain about the frame rate, the BRIEF look at gameplay, & other little things that don't mean anything at this point in the game development....Colin should know better.

Ready at Dawn didn't even have to show anything about the game at this point in time but they decided to give gamers & journalist a glimpse of what they are working on. Coming from games on the PSP to a AAA title like this is a massive endeavor and what they have shown is very impressive.
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feraldrgn  +   145d ago
The only gameplay we've seen is where we're getting funnelled through the narrative, because linearity is important to keep a good story going at a reasonable pace, there will most probably be instances when we have more freedom & that will be when we know so much about the characters etc. that they don't need a constant narrative.
feraldrgn  +   145d ago
A quote from the preview:

"Your weapon and ammo count are only shown during battle, so as to not muddy the screen during exploration, with weapon swapping seemingly mapped to the directional pad."

^"During exploration".
So there'll be more to the game than what we've seen.
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iiorestesii  +   145d ago
"Is it because Ready at Dawn is worried about showing too much, about being spoilery? Or is The Order: 1886 simply not ready for primetime?"

Its not for being "spoilery" in the sense of plot, as trailers and footage are so famously good at at avoiding(?). The spoilery that SONY is preventing here is hype. I would expect to have bare minimal information for these next gen games until your within a 2 or 4 week launch window of any given Title. This is to drive sales for Titles as they are released.
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