Millenium writes : "While DriveClub is not a complete failure, as the first new generation title of Evolution, it is a big disappointment:"
Driveclub, game of the year, or so at least one trashy website called it before all these reviews started to hit. Oh the irony
Ouch explains the embargo
Why does it explain the embargo? i could understand but what about the free version that EVERYONE gets to try. Its one game that reviews are pretty pointless because most people can make up there own mind for a change without spending a penny.
Games that are ancipated to be mediocre (or atrocious in the case of EA) get late embargos. Ubisoft, EA and Activision do this all the time.
Ooohh if the world worked the way it does in your head Business is business they'll make more money if gamers aren't cancelling preorders
Last 4 big releases. destiny and Driveclub both had embargos until after released. While Forza Horizon 2 and Shadow of Mordor lifted their embargos about a week before released. I'll let you figure that one out pertaining to why the later 2 scores so great while DC and Destiny kind of Flopped with critics. The old saying, if you don't have anything to hide...then show it, comes to mind.
@S_D_F_Repellent if there was something to hide, then there wouldn't be a free version for Ps+ members. Cause majority of people are going to try it for free first before buying.
@Utalking2me... The free version came out the same day as the regular version...it is not like a demo that came out a couple weeks in advance like what MS did with Forza Horizon 2. The people that had their mind set on the game and already prepurchased the full version and predownloaded the $60 digital version are what the embargo is basically targeting. Sony got their money already from those customers just like how Activision and Bungie got that record sale launch for their game.
To my knowledge, studios get mock reviews of their titles when they are close to completion. This is a sort of professional "user testing" for them that allows them to guage where they are going to end up. If there are less then optimal findings in those mock reviews they can issue an embargo while they address some of the glaring issues. Those issues could be technical or gameplay related. Usually an embargo is not a good sign - though not always a harbinger of failure.
Graphics < gameplay
wow I can't believe people are disagreeing with you.
He only put 1 " < ". He should have used atleast 5. That's why he is getting disagrees.
because he's a TROLL and what he's trying to say is DriveClub doesn't have the gameplay, just graphics, which is an obvious sign of a TROLL because as far as gameplay is concerned, DC nails it!
I wonder what the score would be if it is a xbox one exclusive, i bet it will be a lot higher.
No...It would still be low. It would still have to go up against Forza. Just as well its not an Xbox game.
oh the idiocy its a good thing its not a x1 exclusive because it would get berried by fh2
There really should be a site that reviews the reviewers. Its obvious the game is great (>8) and some "reviewers" are either biased or coming in thinking it should be a cakewalk of a game. Thinking of the same people complaining about the controls in GT. Its hard because its more of a simulator than Forza as an arcade. The same COD is easier than BF. Different sub genres.
"Its hard because its more of a simulator than Forza as an arcade." false. I have seen a few reviews today that describe DCs handling as "too grippy" to "awkward"..that does not mean difficult. Furthermore, given that FH2 is based on a toned down version of FM5s sim physics..on top of the fact that I currently play FH2, Its FH2 that has the more realistic handling of the two, simply because it inherits a sim engine to begin with. I hear the cars in DC handle like NFS...make what you will of that..
"its obvious the game greater then 8?" look no need to be a fanboy. if you enjoy it thats great, thats all that should matter. but no need to call out reviews as "wrong" just because they have a different opinion then you.
Not a fanboy, just love being a troll. I just wanted to ignite a fire. From what i've played of driveclub (under 2 hours so far) is that it has tight controls, easy to set up a race and seems easy to play with friends. It looks shiny. What I dont like is the lack of content and customization. IMO it seems as it followed Destiny's path. Lots of content shown in trailers etc but the final product did not have that content. Unlike Destiny, I'm not sure how much the devs can easily add content. Destiny is set up so you can easily integrate new content. These next gen games have disappointed in the content field for $60. I understand its still early, but hope the tide turns with some of these winter schedule games.
Don't cry for bad scores because you were very loud about high ones. Don't brag again about graphics because 1080p got nothing to do with good and immersive gameplay......
I've never made a comment on this site so this'll be my first . I've never liked racing games I've never bought one(aside from I think need for speed underground on the gameboy).When I saw this for the first time I fell in love with it the graphics looked great,the way the rain poured down on your car while you're driving was beautiful.I've yet to play the game myself so I can't really say anything about the gameplay but from what I've seen so far DriveClub looks like a simple racer,I guess a lot of people were expecting something AWESOME like they thought whatever evolution studious would dish out would be revolutionary but from the game play videos that doesn't seem to be the case it looks like a by the numbers racing game an that's not a bad thing,if it is then I'm sorry this game isn't for you.Now my sudden interest in the game might be due to the lack of PS4 games out ATM.But this game has something that attracted me.I know I'm going to enjoy this game and have tons of fun with my buddies.At the end of the day isn't that the only thing that matters?No?Well,then my friend you're looking at life from the wrong angle.
Good perspective. DC to me also always looked like a rather standard racer. Very pretty, with some nice features that haven't been implemented very well in console racers so far, but otherwise, all the cars were going to handle rather similarly, and it would be mostly about driving in lines. Taking the game for what it is, an arcade racer and not a sim, it seems most people say it does that very well. That's why I am having a hard time understanding why it's getting downrated for not being what it isn't supposed to be.
And ps store wants 59.99 for this crap lol
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