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ELEX Review - IGN

IGN: "ELEX has enough good ideas to be a great RPG in a year or two, but bugs and bad balance make it hard to recommend now."

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bluefox755245d ago

That's too bad, The story and setting seem really interesting. Hopefully they patch the game up over the months and I'll give it a shot.

Pinkamena_Diane_Pie245d ago

If you knew the developer of this game, then you would already know what to expect. This is a 30 person team responsible for such games like Risen and Gothic series. So basically, if you liked those games despite their flaws, then you'll like this game.

Krysis245d ago

It's doesn't excuse them for releasing games in this state. If they ever want to be considered top tier then they have to work on the quality of their presentation.

Segata245d ago

From what I understand it's not a good studio to work for.

Krysis245d ago

@segata that's interesting, I've never heard that but it would explain the state of their releases. Poor moral = poor products.

thekhurg245d ago

You haven't play this game, correct?

xenz245d ago (Edited 245d ago )

First off, Gothic was released 20 years ago and the third installment was almost unplayable at launch.

Second, Risen is a very bad series. It started OK with Risen 1, but the last two entries were atrocious.

Elex looks like to be no different. It has leaps and bounds of technical issues and a poor combat system. Only good thing seems to be the world and story, but everything else is boring, repetetive and broken af.

Pinkamena_Diane_Pie245d ago

Maybe we're not playing the same game... I'm enjoying it, but then maybe my standards are far less hoity toity.

TejasTV243d ago

You haven’t played it.

Krysis245d ago

That review doesn't make this one irrelevant. Ign has had some weird scores over the years but his points seem valid.

Ashunderfire86245d ago

From the previews I knew it was going to get a bad score. Just look how wonky the enemies and friendly A.i move. Look to have. A great story and voice acting, but poor execution!

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