Is there any game released yet this generation that might qualify as an "instant classic" in your eyes? Or are we still waiting on that special title?
Not really,Microsoft,Nintendo and Sony still haven't released their major titles yet.
Sunset overdrive, bayonetta 2, SM3DW, bloodborne, splatoon, killer instinct... All classics. Sometimes major game and classic aren't synonymous But I do agree with those that say this gen is comparatively lacking to those before it in terms of classics in this timeframe.
only Splatoon and Bloodborne ..ok maybe and Bayo 2
My only console is a PS4 so I can't comment on Xbox or Wii games but yeah, Bloodborne is a classic in my opinion. I love the way the story begins to unfold later in the game and completely changes the way you view everything (introducing the Lovecraft themes), and the combat and level design is close to perfect. Brilliant game. I got a PC copy of Titanfall and would add that to the list as well, definitely a classic in the multiplayer genre and it's crazy to see just how much it's influenced the industry already. It's almost as much of a gamechanger as the original Modern Warfare was. I'd rank Bloodborne and Titanfall as the most fun singleplayer/multiplayer games I've played in a really long time. They're definitely classics.
@Crimzon Not gonna hate on Titanfall since i haven't ever played it, but it can't be much of a classic when the servers are off. I was thinking of games that people are going to be talking about in 10 years, that collector's will be wanting to add to their collection.
I'd define a "classic" by a game I'd still recommend even in 5 years. This generation that might be Bloodborne, Rocket League and maybe The Witcher 3 as well. I think that this year could add MGS5, Fallout 4, Persona 5 and Battlefront to that list but we'll see :)
Bloodborne Forza Horizon 2 Splatoon Great games that could be regarded as classics.
For console exclusives I say Bloodborne and Ori come closest currently.
And as for multiplats I would say The Witcher 3. Those are all great games in my opinion.
How silly. Your comment makes it sound like only first party exclusives can be exceptional. The Witcher 3 is probably the best game I've ever played and is definitely going to go down as a classic in my book.
Mario 3d world. Smash Bros and Mario Kart. Resogun, Titanfall, are close IMHO.
nX you going to just laugh and disagree. Or put your big boy pants on and put up your list?
Every canon Mario game, Smash Bros and Mario Kart are classics in my book. Definitely no exception with the Wii U entries.
The Witcher 3
Arkham knight Bloodborne Ori and the Blind Forest Forza Horizon 2 Mortal Kombat X Splatoon
Were only a couple years into this gen but so far games that I cant stop playing are: Cities Skylines (PC games released in the last couple years should count as part of this gen too) Rocket League Depth Insurgency Forza Horizon 2. Dont have a PS4 yet so I have not played exclusives like Bloodbourne, Driveclub and more. Still need to get Witcher 3 and MGS 5 and Fallout 4 will most likely be classics as well.
The Binding of Isaac
That game came out in 2011
Rebirth came out last year on PC and this year on consoles.
This gen it's Destiny (b/c it will be remembered), Bloodborne (though it will always be in a Soul's context), and TW3, for byielding a gorgeous world with unparalleled story and questing. That said, it's new IPS or iterations that usually make the biggest impression...like Bioshock, Fallout 3, Lost Odyssey, Ni No Kuni and Valkyria Chronicles last gen. So, maybe we have yet to see a true classic yet. Even now, it's mostly sequels that most ppl are waiting for. MGS5, F4, Halo 5, Persona 5, FF15, Uncharted 4...Maybe Battlefront will be special...who knows. Until then, I want my Bioshock...all 3 remastered.
Aren't all games new IP's or iterations?
Bloodborne Splatoon, Bayonetta 2 Maybe Sunset Overdrive (Full disclosure, do not have an X1 so can't really give an opinion on those exclusives) The Witcher 3 (Game of the gen so far) Arkham Knight (for me at least. I know opinions on this one are mixed)
I'm surprised you didn't say Watch Dogs, Aiden
Lol, jeez dude I really jumped the gun with that username. xD
So far just Bloodborne for me if we are talking exclusives. Lots of great multiplats though.
Bayonetta 2 and Wonderful 1o1 are. Splatoon is. Xenoblade X will be. heck most Wii U published or first party games are.
Bloodborne and Ori (even if I've yet to play it, looks amazing!) Rocket League also, that game came out of nowhere and is insane fun.
The Order: 1886
Off topic! That's a movie!
Classic should be a game that either exceeds what is presently out there or something that does something incredibly innovative. Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Splatoon Bloodborne Xenoblade X (I live in Japan and own it) Bayonetta 2 MK8 Mostly WiiU titles so far... For the PS4 and XBox1, the classics still seem to be on the way, but there are some promising ones coming: Recon, Scalebound, The Last Guardian etc. Also, a couple of really overrated games in Witcher 3 and Arkham Knight, if you want to judge them as games rather than interactive stories. Gameplay-wise they are both balls.
I'm thinking about getting Xenoblade for my New 3DS (PS the system is also new since I just bought it). Do you reccomend it?
I played Xenoblade Chronicles using Dolphin and HD texture packs and the game is outstanding. You wont be disappointed. Make sure you take your time and don't miss sidequests. They really make the game complete.
Rocket League !!!!!!!! This brought me back to competitive online multiplayer ..and I can't stop.
Sunset OD, Ori and Bloodborne.. thus far in my opinion.
Sunset OD and Plants vs Zombies.
Off top of my head Alien Isolation Bloodborne Witcher 3 Life is Strange P.T Demo Rocket League
I would only call Witcher 3 and Bloodborne classics so far.
As a 40 y/I old gamer, I would say Forza Horizon 2 is the greatest driving game I have ever played. Killer Instinct is also a classic re-born. Can't comment on Wii U or PS4 as I haven't got those yet.
Shadow of Mordor Mario Kart 8 BloodBorne Witcher 3 Forza Horizon 2 (not sure) These games in my mind I think would qualify Instant-classics which I think of as games that are not only great but will also be used as reference in the future as tentpoles in their class.
Forza horizon 2 Ori Bloodborne the witcher 3 supertimeforce ( I dont care that its not AAA. Its bloody great!) shadow of mordor (understated goodness) Halo:MCC ..And Im probably going to have to explain my reason for this one. Its my own opinion. So here goes. If you disagree, thats fine: Its had its issues. We all know what I mean. Had they never happened this game would have been king of the hill, critically speaking purely as a game. Its halo. But it was ruined by the issues for a long time. But when it drops you into an online match. Its the same halo we all played on Xbox 360 and the OG xbox. Only better. Just playing halo MP at 60FPS is enough for me. The only shooter I need. But certainly not the only shooter I want. But it is my favorite. BTB is still a riot. Slayer is still this tense ultra competitive, tactical-on-the-fly thing that is always was. But its smoother and tighter now. I love playing H2:anniversary slayer and BTB on any map. It still feels like the most balanced, most skilled based FPS out there, next to counter strike. Both games have another thing in common. They have been played billions of times over the decades online. Good MP never gets old. Ask anybody who ever played mario kart of goldeneye. They would pick up either of those games today and lose hours to them, effortlessly. Im sure people here will disagree, but as I said, those are my games that I consider classics so far.
from what I played on Wii U and PS4. I say Super Smash Bros. Wii U Bayonetta 2 Mario Kart 8 Hyrule Warriors Splatoon Super Mario 3D World The Wonderful 101 Pikmin 3 Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Bloodborne Rocket League J-Stars Victory VS+ The Witcher III Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
Driveclub Resogun TLOU Remastered Bloodborne Destiny-played on PS4 Shadow of Mordor-played on PS4 The Witcher 3-played on PC
For me personally ... Bloodborne Splatoon The Wonderful 101 Super Mario 3D World The Evil Within Bayonetta 2 The Legend of Zelda A Link Between Worlds These are near classics or better this gen.
So far, I'd say: Alien: Isolation Pikmin 3 Bayonetta 2 Shin Megami Tensei 4 P.T. (Yeah, I know...) I'm yet to play games like Bloodborne or Splatoon, so I can't comment on those.
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