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Titanfall | Angry Review

Angry Joe & Other Joe battle each other with Titans in this review of Respawn Entertainments newest FPS, Titanfall.

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Hellsvacancy864d ago

I like Angry Joes reviews, even if it's a game I don't care for or will never play, he makes reviewing fun, shows pros and cons

Looking forward to his inFamous And MGS reviews

xHeavYx864d ago

I agree. I like that he is honest no matter what

badboy776864d ago

I know that Superman shirts stinks. That's all he wears.

SpringHeeledJack864d ago

Very fair review. The game is way overrated. For a multiplayer only game it lacks content and becomes a bore after a few days. The lag and people bumping their score farming bots is not fair plus bots have no place in a competitive multiplayer game.

Boody-Bandit864d ago (Edited 864d ago )

I agree as well.
He tells it like it is and without all the fluff. No way is TF a 9 / 10 and those site that gave it a 5/5 or 10/10 is a joke.

It's not even that this game has no real single player campaign. It's more about even with it being a multiplayer only game is lacks a lot of content, far to few modes and lacks polish with performance issues.

This is just another in a long line of MS exclusives rushed out the door. There is absolutely no doubt that it's a fun game and a welcome addition to online FPS but this game could've and most likely would've been so much better if Respawn was given more time to develop it.

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xHeavYx864d ago

@Edonus
Who says you can't talk about what a game doesn't have? Let's say that the next GoW game has no weapons at all, and all you do is jump around. Wouldn't you criticize the lack of weapons?
Also, he is a stealth pony? How? He has always admitted to be a 360 gamer who doesn't even own a PS3, he gave Killzone SF a 6. Stop the non sense

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AKissFromDaddy864d ago (Edited 864d ago )

I love singleplayer campaigns more too. I love co-op campaigns even more, for example: Borderlands 2. Destiny should blow me away.

This game is truly fun but lacks a lot of content, details, and customization in comparison to Modern Warfare 2.

For example. No custom class names, no private lobbies, no leveling pilot abilities, no leveling Titan abilities, 5 game types, and not all the maps are available to the Attrition game type, no custom camo, etc.

Modern Warfare 2 has a ton of content in comparison. MW2 launched with 16 maps. Titan Fall became boring after I unlocked everything that's useful in Attrition. Attrition is all I like to play. The last two gun unlocks are useless in Attrition.

I wish there was a gun game game type. I wish there were way more guns. I wish for a lot of stuff. Titan Fall 2 should be a lot better. That's my opinion. Just sharing.

ic3fir3864d ago

The less stuff you have in the customization, better, more important is gameplay, balance, and maps, and this is the perfect titanfall.
halo 3 for me was one of the best online ever, and yet the beginning had little content, and was practically played with 3 or 4 weapons often.
I hate many weapons, many perks, many crap will ruin the experience because then noobs is just exploring it and give back to those who like to play competivamente and justly as equals.
Titanfall is skill based, noobs here are dominated and there is no way to ruin the experience, and rightly

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GW212864d ago

Keep it up buddy. Titanfall isn't that good. Everyone knows it. That's why there are so many Xbox guys on N4G all the time trying to talk the game up.

ZombieDust864d ago

@GW212 yeah with that logic PS4 is just awful then. Now I don't feel that way, it's a great console, but that is just going along with your logic.

ZombieDust864d ago (Edited 864d ago )

Yeah that's were I think EA played their typical role, rushing out a game that wasnt ready. Respawn said in addition to the paid dlc maps they are going to come out with free updates, thats where I think maybe more guns and game modes come in, maybe camos too. And I know they said custom class names are incoming. Personally leveling abilities is unnecessary, CoD got carried away with it, it messes with balancing the game fairly.

AKissFromDaddy864d ago

"Personally leveling abilities is unnecessary..."

To each's own then. Personally, I really enjoyed when perks did two things instead of one.

For example, Lightweight Pro: Move faster & Quicker aim after sprinting; Sleight of Hand Pro: Faster reloading & Faster aiming down the sights; Steady Aim Pro: Increased hip fire accuracy & Hold breath longer when scoped.

When they were broken up in other CODs, it wasn't as fun for me.

PONTIAC08G8GT864d ago (Edited 864d ago )

Lacks content? You mean a single player campaign which most people will place once for a couple hours and then go straight to MP for the next 50 hours?

Custom class names - coming with a patch
Private lobbies - may come with a patch
Leveling pilot/titan abilities - leveling how? Making them more powerful?
5 game types - how many more would you like to see? CTF, domination, death match, death match with bots, campaign, last titan standing. How many do people really need?
Custom camo - would be nice but you dont have time to admire someone's look

Why the need for tons of guns? You spend 50% of the time in a titan anyway. The balance is almost spot on. Having 10 SMG's with barely different stats doesn't make much sense. If anything I'd like to see more tactical and ordances, guns are fine. And Attrition is one of the worst game modes. I feel thats the noob mode where killing bots contributes to the score. Pilot hunter, last titan standing, and hardpoint are the best modes because bots dont decide the outcome.

Lets not forget, this is the first Titanfall. Sequels always add more content (generally). Compare modern warfare and modern warfare 2, big difference.

AKissFromDaddy864d ago

"Lacks content? You mean a single player campaign which most people will place once for a couple hours and then go straight to MP for the next 50 hours?" No buddy. Content in multiplayer & the campaign is multiplayer.

"Custom class names - coming with a patch" Not here now where it matters. Am I wrong?

"Private lobbies - may come with a patch" Should be here now. Am I wrong?

"Leveling pilot/titan abilities - leveling how? Making them more powerful?"

Yes. I'd like Stim 2.0 to last longer. I'd like Cloak 2.0 to be harder to see. I'd like ARP 2.0 (Active Radar Pulse) to last longer. The more I use any of only 3 pilot abilities, the better I'd like it to get.

I appreciated perk system in Modern Warfare 2 & I'd love this in Titan Fall. Should I not feel this way?

"5 game types - how many more would you like to see? CTF, domination, death match, death match with bots, campaign, last titan standing. How many do people really need?"

There's no deathmatch, only team deathmatch. Next, Pilot Hunter only has pilots but I'd like an increase to player count. Feels so empty in Pilot Hunter. Am I wrong?

Additionally, I'd like a king-of-the-hill game mode. I'd like a gun game mode. I'd Mercenary Attrition mode(we switch players up). A demolition game mode involving the huge turrets that can be hacked w/ data knife. I'd like Titans vs Pilots mode. I'd like more because I paid for for TF. Am I wrong? If yes, please explain.

"Custom camo - would be nice but you dont have time to admire someone's look" I want to admire my own camo. What do you think?

"Why the need for tons of guns? You spend 50% of the time in a titan anyway."

I don't spend 50% of my time in a Titan. I fight side by side with my Titan most of the time, even in Attrition because I get more kills. Additionally, I like a lot of gun options because I'm bored using the same guns. On top of that, the snipers are useless. Am I not suppose to like more gun choices?

That's why I love Modern Warfare 2 and Borderlands 2. That's I'll love Destiny. What do you think?

"Having 10 SMG's with barely different stats doesn't make much sense." We don't need 10,...but we need more than 2(R-97 Compact SMG & C.A.R. SMG). 4 SMGs is perfect, in 4 versions of each gun type is reasonable. Why would you write 10 SMGs? Am I unreasonable?

"And Attrition is one of the worst game modes. I feel thats the noob mode where killing bots contributes to the score." Voice that to Respawn. Personally, I'd prefer if Pilot Hunter were as big a player count as Attrition. I'd personally have more fun but I didn't design TF. I didn't make Attrition have more life than Pilot Hunter. I didn't make TF 6 vs. 6 on huge maps. What do you think?

"Pilot hunter, last titan standing, & hardpoint are the best modes because bots dont decide the outcome." That's a subjective opinion. Personally, I'd replace Attrition's NPC w/ pilots but that's my preference. What do you think?

"Lets not forget, this is the first Titanfall. Sequels always add more content (generally). Compare modern warfare & modern warfare 2, big difference."

You're right. However TF is missing basic things that even COD4 has. COD4 has more content that TF. On top of that, most of Respawn made Modern Warfare & Modern Warfare 2, so they know what they're missing the most. What do you think?

R0n0rve864d ago

Very fair review in all honesty. Campaign Multiplayer mode was very lazy.

antz1104864d ago

Very solid review. I love that Joe was comprehensive enough that his review was HALF AN HOUR.

Gives it a 7 (which he labels as great), and then justifies it. More reviews should be like this.

S2Killinit864d ago (Edited 864d ago )

I feel this is a better score for this game. Although i would give it a 8.0 (at most)

WeAreLegion864d ago

Love his reviews. His review of Rambo is brilliant.

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