New Normative's Nic Reuben explains why he quit playing Assassin's Creed: Origins. Hint: It wasn't the hippos. Although screw those hippos.
Zelda breath of the Wild is walking and climbing simulator.
Best game of the year by a long shot as well.
The way link sticks to objects makes no sense. He climbs like spiderman..
@adonisisfree Imagine if an Uncharted game or Horizon Zero Dawn did that!?
but climbing and jumping off mountains is fun as heck, the developers must have noticed that many people try to climb everything in games and just made it easier and even encouraged.
I understand the die hard fans love of Zelda but personally as someone that did not grow up with it ... I thought it looked pretty but I got bored so fast... it's still so empty and slow... like every other Zelda game I have tried before it and ended up putting down after 3-4 hours... same as every other Zelda games. Meanwhile I loooove Mario 3D World and I still hope Nintendo brings it to switch!
The game is so much fun and i love egypt setting since i'm from egypt the gameplay and the story are spot on and so on
I second Zeref's comment
I don't care. I love the game. It's actually one of my favorite games of the year.
yea the game is great and everyone but this person knows it. Its funny that zelda isnt mentionted as a walking simulator but this game is and I love that game.
I really want to play ACO but I'm tired of open world games. How's the grind in this one? Is side exploration and secret discovery exciting or does it feel like a chore? Does it keep your interest throughout?
I have not liked most of the series but I got this for xmas and to be honest I have not stopped playing it. I love running off and finding new things, the side quests are a bit get this for me and kill him for him but still have liked this and I didnt like Black Flag.... however tempted to try it again now
It's a Ubisoft game it's very much formulatic it's not bad they have changed a few things most notably the combat system. It feels a bit more RPG esque IMO it's a good game but there are better options if you want to sink a ton of time into a game. The story is not engaging IMO it's very fragmented I find myself not caring I'm more interested in upgrading my armor and weapons than following the main storyline there are a lot of fetch quests and busy work. The setting is cool very cool to look at an explore but the game it self is less engaging because the story hasn't clicked for me at least not yet. It's kind of problematic when I rather gather resources and upgrade my weapons and armor than follow the main storyline.
The entire game has been so fantastic. It's literally full of surprises and you can do whatever you want. I spent a half hour just scaring flocks of flamingos while controlling my Eagle Senu. I also got good enough at flying that I would fly in a v formation with other types of birds and just enjoy the amazing scenery. As for the grind, everything is pretty much about xp now so it's less of "the walk to the waypoint 20 times" to complete sequence 3 feeling. To get better gear you can either do missions, explore freely, go hunting, get in fights, finding all loot in a certain area also gives you bonus xp so you always feel rewarded for everything you decide to do. and you never feel like you're in the wrong place with nothing to do. There are always nooks and crannies to get lost in. Tons of moments that make you remember how awesome the game, and It's egypt setting are. Tons of moments that have made me say Wow. Origins is my personal GOTY.
Best game of the year
No Zelda, Mario, and Horizon all the way
That is your opinion not a truth, but thank you are free to have one.
one of the best, absolutely. Best though? Not quite. Ubi did a great job on it and I'm again looking forward to more AC.
Top 5 for me maybe, but with Horizon, Persona 5, Zelda and Mario all released in 2017 I find it tough to give it my GOTY. I can't argue if it's your favourite though as it really is a great game.
Opinions people, opinions, if he thinks it's the best game of the year, then he's completely valid for thinking so, for me it's Divinity Original Sin 2, but i love AC Origins.
I still need to play Divinity. Looks so good. Just having trouble starting such a massive RPG... plus I'm balls deep in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and then Monster Hunter is right around the corner, ahhh too much to play too little time!
Not even close, lol.
To you. Gosh you guys are like children that can't handle people having a preference.
Man if you really are sick with the game, just ship me your copy, you don't have to deal with looking at the game, and I can keep all my AC games finished :).
If you havent played it yet you should. Its the best AC game ever.
Believe me I wanna play that game so bad. It's just rough times for me at the moment, and an extensive backlog of unfinished games. Hopefully 2018 will be a year for good times
Your mom works better as a walking simulator
Better eagle flying simulator
It's a fantastic game and works great just as it is.
Got this for Xmas. After playing every game in the franchise I'd say this is average at best. I like that it doesn't feel like an AC game and is by far the best looking and more detailed, but the busy work is still there. Side quests are just fetch quests or bandit kill quests and the story isn't anything special. I also can't stand the fact this game isn't very rewarding and wants you to either grind or pay for a way out. But then again I like the fact it's harder and the combat system is way more refined. I've played for over 50 hours and maybe just over half way through. Now I'm starting to get bored of jobbing in this game and just wanna complete it.
Amazing game, having a blast playing it. Recently got to Giza and the pyramids
This article works better as a "skipping articles based on the title simulator"
Its a great game, I just wish they didnt bother with so much boring story for most of the side quests.
Have gone off AC. But I am enjoying BOTW on PC:)
What is with this "walking simulator" mess I keep seeing people call games that involve....walking? Such a grossly oversimplified description of a video game like AC: Origins. Makes it sound like you do nothing but walk around. I don't get it.
If they are talking about traversing between points of interest, just jump on a mount and go automatically. They will take the smallest of quibbles and write a story any more.
newnormative ugh, no thank you, they're trash. Reading anything there can give you brain cancer.
Let me guess, you don't like it because it's not an sjw game. This sites articles are always dumb as hell.
? It actually is a bit of sjw at times.
I'm struggling to finish the game. Glad I Gamefly'd it and didn't but it.
BOTW is so damn boring !!! BOTW feels like a game which feels so tedious at times. Zelda can cut the grass with his sword that's the only plus for this so called 2017 GOTY. :P :P :P ACO is way better....
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