Edge via twitter: We deliver our Bloodborne verdict In the new issue, out tomorrow.
8-9. but then again edge is notorious of giving out low scores
I say 8-9 too. I sense great things for this :)
I would say 7-8 when we are speaking about Edge's score.
Perfect 10 is what it will get
actually, i noticed edge has always given souls games really high scores
From the Edge 'verdict': "If you've been watching this generation from the sidelines, unmoved by remasters and rush jobs while you wait for the first true essential to arrive, now's the time." There you have it folks. Greatness is finally here. :)
Thank you septic. Bubble for you my good sir, :)
bloodborne will get a 9 or 10, guaranteed. then all the conspiracy over rating sony games low will vanish until the next game that gets average to low scores. another reason for the numeric system to go away.
the only difference with BloodBorn is that it checks the boxes and follows the rules of the gaming media I'v had a great time with my PS4 ever since Knack...yes Knack! also.. inFAMOUSss, Transistor, GuiltyGear Xrd, DrivClub, PT, the Order1886
Wait so its just an impression. Well, it is kinda early to start doing reviews.
7-8 from Edge is my estimate. 5-7 from Polygon. Average 8-9. Really have high hopes for this game. It might finally convince me to purchase a PS4.
Some remarks have already been leaked: *Playthrough did not involve Chalice Dungeon or multiplayer. *This is not an official review/no score, despite the cover of the game saying "THE VERDICT" *"Bloodborne is Hidetaka Miyazaki's brutal riposte to the section of his playerbase that thinks it has seen it all before." *Merchant sells a clip-on lantern (hello Demon's Souls augite) *"Yharnam spends the game in the grip of a perpetual night...that can only be brought to an end by the player finding and finishing off the source of the scourge of beasts." (this could be referring short term like...defeat a major boss, get some daytime, or overall, I guess) *Description on the first shield they found: Shields are nice, but not if they engender passivity. *Some enemies in the game can use spells *Confirmed Bloodtinge stat governs bullet damage *Transforming strikes and their follow-up attacks give you a way of reaching enemies that in other Souls games might be out of reach because they were pushed back by your earlier attacks - they say stamina management is a more diverse process in Bloodborne than in the earlier games *Bloodstone shards = titanite, coldblood = portable souls, most common items are blood vials (healing) and quicksilver bullets, but stocks can grow low later in the game *Surplus items are automatically sent to a storage box, and if you die your items are replenished from the box automatically *They say your starting stats are dictated by the trick weapon you choose, which runs counter to the origins shown in the character creator... *Enemies only drop upgrade mats and items *Very few chests, almost all have something good inside *Clothes found in the world or from a merchant whose catalog expands when you defeat bosses *Only found 6 or so weapons and 6 or so guns in 40 hours *Bloodgems are an upgrade item that allows you to change the attributes of a weapon, ex. increasing physical attack power, adding poison damage, or increasing scaling - all the weapons in the game are customizable with bloodgems *"Discrete areas flow together to create a believable world" - separating the hub from the main gameworld allows the world itself to be more coherent *They say in Souls you are frequently scared of dying, but in Bloodborne you are also scared of what is coming to kill you - "There is a moment in Dark Souls that we will never forget: down in the Depths, picking up an item from a corpse and a slime dropping onto our head. We spent the rest of the level panning the camera endlessly for unseen threats, no longer scared of dying, but of moving. Imagine a whole game of that." - For this reason they think taking the replayability factor to CD makes more sense. *Torch may be very important for newcomers/first playthroughs *There is a new mechanic they are not allowed to discuss *"If you thought From Software was going soft, Hidetaka Miyazaki is about to put you brutally back in your place. And if you've been watching this generation from the sidelines, unmoved by the remasters and rush jobs while you wait for the first true essential to arrive, now's the time. As if there was ever any doubt, Miyazaki and his team have done it all over again."
Never played any of the souls games... Difficulty did put me off a bit if im brutally honest But this game im getting day one,after reading its still hard but the combat is alot nicer Cant wait to try
/\/\/\ It depends on how you view difficulty. If you are a twitch/panicky person then souls game will be hard. In all honesty it is a fair game if you are patient and keep your cool. I have seen my cousin play DS and he dies a lot because he panics and is use to rushing through games. In a lot of way he is already defeated in him mind before he even tries because he have it in his mind that it is too hard. Any new and menacing foe makes things worse. DS still remains one of the best games last gen and of the best in many years. You should really try them out.
"8-9. but then again edge is notorious of giving out low scores" Edge have given a few perfect scores to Sony Exclusives. The Last of Us, Uncharted, Little Big Planet...
They deserve those scores. Check other sites for those games as well.
and gran turismo not uncharted
Rightfully so, more times than not.
It will be an 8 or 9 game but Edge being Edge will score it a 6 or 7, because you know, Edge is edgy.
Did u know almost 50% of Britishers gave an accent of a old hag.
I can't believe I'm so close to finally owning a PS4, THIS is the game I've been waiting for, then next month Dark Souls 2+ then in May (birthday month) Witcher 3 RPG heaven, hmmmmm, Heavensvacancy, could it be?
what have you been waiting for? PS4 is amazing : )
Er Bloodborne :)
Get Infamous for cheap. Driveclub is amazing, dont listen to what anyone says, I did and got in last month, THEY ARE WRONG!!
I'm expecting a 8 or 9. I have really hight hopes for this game. Souls games usually rate high and this games looks to improve on those.
What a great cover! Dayum!
rip in peace internet
"Rest In Peace in peace internet"?
Yeah, bags of peace today! lol
Looks like everybody gets a peace...
Drowning in the peace.
Im waiting for the day when all trolls die. It will be a good day for both sides. Now move back to the other PS articles.....
Couldn't agree more!
They could give it a -10 and I would still buy it! :-) With that said I am curious about what they will say.
That cover is awesome, better than the game's latest cover art. Getting the game day one regardless, but interested to read what EDGE has to say about what they've played so far.
So is their review based on single player only? Wouldn't of thought acces to online co-op or chalice dungeons were available so early....
I dont think they ll give it a 'score' already so Im guessing it ll be left open
I guess so, either way I'm buying. I don't think they should publish a review with the "whole experience " available Thoe.
Another good game is coming to the PS4. It seems its not broken or rushed and thats good start. Lets see the rest. I think the look of the game is vicious and i like it.
I'm a die hard fan of the souls game and have completed them dozens of times and I seriously cannot wait for Bloodborne, playing it with 2 buddies is going to be hella fun and right after that Mortal Kombat X also comes out! Dear Lord, all the excitement! xD
I'm pretty hyped for this. Bloodborne could potentially be the FIRST legitimate next gen game(as in not a technical shitshow and plays like an actual game)
I'm guessing this means a high score? You wouldn't do a cover like that for a 'meh' game right?
Hopefully someone who has played the past dark and demon souls games does the review. Not someone who's never played them, cuz they'll probably give it a low score.
Great point. Another thing which makes no sense is review scores given out by someone who has NOT completed the game, or explored every facet of its offerings. It is irresponsible to only touch on a quarter of a games girth and then rate it sans experiencing the whole enchilada. Can you imagine if other media were treated with that same apathy? A book reviewed after reading half, or a film reviewed prior to seeing it in its entirety? Heaven forbid someone review an album after listening to the opening track only. Sadly, many games are treated as such.
These games should also be reviewed after launch because you get a different experience with pvp or if you need to summon help to fight a boss. Unless you hate being invaded or invading someone else.
BloodBorne ! Here I come !
This game will be epic, doesn't care the scores, but EDGE really like the Souls series.
After the disappointing Dark Souls II, I'm sure this game will return the series to greatness. random generated dungeons, deep Souls gameplay, fantastic lore, and co-op. This game is going to be a winner.
Until then go get and play Demon Souls (if you havnt already)the REAL soul game! Dark Souls 1+2 is a walk in the park compared to DemonS! (Or maybe I just got better at that style of game by pouring 150 hrs into DemonS..)
Bloddborne will get IN MY COLLECTION....That is the the score...... MS fanboys will bash it, whether it gets a 5 or a 10....If a 5, it will be, "I told you so, guess you PS4 fanboys are still waiting for greatness"... And if it gets a 10, they will claim bias or paid reviewing..... MS fanboys have rapidly taken the mantle from Nintendo fanboys, as THE WORST... Now, I'm not saying there is more of them, or they have worse attitudes than Sony, or any other fanboys, as to me, all fanboys are the same...It just seems that MS fanboys are the most busy on social media, websites & such, trying desperately to discredit & dismantle EVERY Sony exclusive they fear. Anyway, I love Infamous:SS,TLOU:R, KZ:SF, Driveclub, The Order 1886, LBP3, & even Knack..... But, I also love Sunset Overdrive, DR3, KI on my XBOne.... MS fanboys have been desperately crying like biatches about how Sony consoles have no games, since PS3's early days... & apparently, even now they scream in desperation how XBOne has some vaaaast catalogue of better games than PS4......when I have 20+ games on PS4 (not including digital titles, yet only 4-5 on XBOne, & that's digital game inclusive... add one more to that, as I'll be getting Ori, later today.... I have more digital titles alone on PS4....& these are not sh1tty little "INDIE" titles that MS fanboys keep shouting about (which is hypocritical considering the best games on XBOne are now definitively "Indie digital" titles... I'm talking quality games, like Helldivers, Resogun, & a bunch more, that are aaa quality experiences. Bloodborne is a AAA title, regardless of what idiotic, supposed gaming media, supposedly unbiased reviewers score it... I know for a fact, it will be downplayed, & down scored by American based sites, as there own console is getting smashed 20+million, to 10million....(pretty substantial, given they released virtually the same day.) I mean, Demons Soul was virtually ignored & massively downplayed by mass media, after it's release....then the lesser games in the series, Dark Souls 1&2 went multiplat, & all of a sudden, these games were scoring 10's EVERYWHERE, & were on EVERY magazine cover & plastered all over EVERY game & entertainment media website in existence. Funny that, huh?
Well this is a PS4 exclusive so I dont expect it to fair well in the reviews but that's just how it goes, xbox fanboys are so angry this gen from losing so badly the only thing they have left is this ridiculous smear campaign in an effort to ruin Sony and its games, the people that actually play the games will know the truth though and that's all that matters. The xbox fanboys can make all the fake review articles they want we still have the best games regardless. Not that it seems to be working for them anyway, just look at those recent console sales numbers, PS4 obliterated xbone yet again.
It's gamers like you that give us gamers a bad name. We can clearly see you're upset at the fact that most of your ps4 exclusives are bombing with review sites but does that make them bad? No just sit down play your games and if the X1 is not your plastic box of choice why worry about it?
The reviews for PS4 and XB1 exclusives have been very similar so I don't know what you're on about most bombing when that isn't true at all. If this game scores well it will actually push the favor in PS4 direction.
So you're saying The Order was good? Xbox fanboys wrote those dozens of horrible reviews?
I'm not gonna argue with them they know their exclusive line up is tanking on metacritic I want bloodborne to be good I do because I love the souls series I can use another game on my ps4
Sounds like a masterpiece! Check my avatar and quake with fear, fanboys.
I am waiting for the bad reviews from Microsoft fanboys, like angry joe, septic, ign etc...... you know it is going to be slaughtered for not being a dark souls replica, even though it is made by the original creator if demon souls. Watch the excuses on the reviews
Sounds like it might be the best game of 2015. Can't wait till this masterpiece comes out. Sony should really buy these developers.
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