Will this red-headed heroine be enough to tide you over until Kratos hits the next-gen scene?
for those that don't want to watch the video review.
close enough to a 8
long way away from a 9
sooo....double A and a half?
Another mediocre game...We need AAA 9 plus rated on average games for our Ps3's. It wasn't Lair...It wasn't Resistence, it wasn't Motorstorm, it wasn't F1 racing, maybe Ratchet and clank? I doubt it...But I guess we will have to wait and see.
only a few days left and you will be sucking off master chief to your little hearts content.
and so is WARHAWK and HEAVENLY SWORD
ur garbage box 360 with cartoon halo 3 and u talk big
u nasty BOT
RESISTANCE has a press average of 88% (AAA)
WARHAWK is also AAA
MOTORSTORM got 8.9 from IGN and editor's choice award too
HEAVENLY SWORD also has an average of 81 %
check :- gamerankings.com
why rant here rather tah playing your low powered and defective x360 with cartoon halo3 featuring powerpuff girls
jajaj so if resistance is AAA (with 8/10), motostorm is AAA (8/10), HS (7/10), and warhawk is AAA (8/10)...what are Gears of war (9.5/10),oblivion (9/10), Forza (9/10), Bioshock (9/10) ?????....AAAAAAA maybe? jajaja
That is AAA. In case people didn't know.
isnt a AAA title considered 9+ unless im mistaken. you cant spin this like you spin everything else.
AAA means a lot of things in the video games business. Most gamers take it to mean a game that has average reviews of 90%+. It's not the only meaning, as it's also used to judge production values, and sales numbers. AAA isn't just about review scores, but people have forgotten that, it seems.
"cartoon halo3 featuring powerpuff girls"
...you do releaise Ratchet and Clank is one of Sony's strongest titles?
its still a buy for me.
they gave gameplay a high score unlike IGN who gave gameplay a low score. and also most of the 2 reviews contradict themselves. Its weird, everyone seems to love something in the game.
The gist is that it is a good game with great elements, but is too short. If I had a PS3 I would buy it, though. Chronicles of Riddick was another great game that was too short. ICO, too. I enjoyed these games and don't regret buying them.
shadow of the colossus was short, another great game! as long as its about six to 8 hours I think its ok if the the hours we get are top notch. Gah I'm sick of them using that as a reason to lower the score. Gears of war was short and so was bioshock, and bioshock doesn't have multiplayer!! yet no one took any points away from that, no because its a great game, who cares if it doesn't have multiplayer? These reviewers grade extra hard on Playstation games now, I'm certain of it.
You're not seriously comparing Heavenly Sword to ICO, Riddick, Colossus, Gears and BioShock are you? Each and every one one of them is lauded as one of the best games of their respective console generations. While still being a very good game, Heavenly Sword is a class below that (judging by reviews). Being short is just one of its problems.
He saids only 2-3 minor negative things on the game, but he graded it harsh, that's weird. He said the game was fun to play, and i think that's what matters to most people. I will see for myself.
trolling evry PS3 game want change anything, since when was 7.9 bad?People really are grasping here.
Because it was hyped, so a 7.9/10 for this particular title is bad news.
anything under 8 is not anything worth buying. Renting, yes. Buying? No.
I don't follow everyone else, I'll make up my mind when I'm playing one of the funnest looking games in the nextgen. Reveiws don't make it a AAA, fans is what makes a game AAA. Money talks and a game can get 10/10 but if it only sells 500,000 copies noone will remember it. Show me where in the xbox 360 library a game that looks as good and as fun as heavenly sword........none because their all FPS....Xbot idiots eat some SH1T and go play your toaster
God of War ahd 7 reviews as well, its no big deal at all.
after seeing that guy from ign that reviewed Lair, reviewers have absolutely no say in what games I buy or do not buy. And reviews don't determine AAA...it's sales. The great thing about ps3 is it has a wide variety of games FPS, 3ps, rpg, dragon flying, w/e you want. So it's not just about releasing FPS and get automatic 10 becuz everybody is in the FPS craze right now (atleast in NA) it's about giving gamers variety. I for one like to have a little change like heavenly sword, I play a lot of sport games, rpgs w/e I just like variety. And just because a game gets 7.9. It doesn't mean that it's bad, it just means the guy is too used to all this FPS :D. I thought the demo was pretty fun TBH. I don't see what everyone's problem is o.O.
yep can't trust reviewers really anymore. What one says is bad another says its great. If the reviewer says something you don't like then people say o whatever he is just biased. My proof is warhawk 6.5 on psm. Thats totally BS. I'm never buying another psm again. My thoughts are because these games are supposed to "save" the ps3 thats why even though they are good, they still get high 7's or 8s
Good Point...I agree w/you in every way..bubbles for you.
...can really help push sales. Whether the reviews are by official magazines or news sites or by word of mouth. A triple AAA rating is really the culmination of excellent reviews and sales. AAA titles with poor sales are more your cult classics.
Lets face it, Factor 5 and Sony will be pissed that Lair has reviewed so poorly given so much time and money has been invested in it. The bad reviews will equate to poorer sales. Same for Heavenly Sword - its sales won't be as good as they could have been due to it not receiving AAA reviews.
The real concern for 3rd party PS3 publishers is that longer development times to deliver powerhouse visuals may not always pay off. Killzone 2 needs to reverse the trend and become the flagship FPS for the Sony platform.
I don't care if this game gets a 6 I think it's proven itself to be a good game to anyone that played the demo.
imagine SKATE got 8.8 and HS 7.8 that is way sony should be careful with the hype that is created, therefore SKATE should be an AAAAAA game
It's a good thing people like different stuff.
I would never buy Skate or Madden or any FPS game, but I'll be sure to pick up Heavenly Sword. Can't wait.
Another flop, fantastic.
aww whats the matter sony bots? Disagreeing with me coz the truth hurts?
Here maybe this will help.
flop, flop , FLOP FLOP FLOP FLOP. Flopstation 3.
is the sony fan that defends a good sony game are bots? Or maybe the guy that clicks on a the ps3 news looking for blood in the water a bot??
Heavenly Sword is not a flop but it won't be a blockbuster success either. The 360 has had its fair shares of mediocre releases also (e.g. Saint's Row, Lost Planet, etc). What needs to stop happening is all the hype building a game up to be more than what it actually is.
Heavenly Sword in my opinion looks good but will it make me buy a PS3...no. I had thought Lair would persuade me to make the jump but lets not go there...
Your picture should be posted next to the word idiot. How can a game be a flop because of one average reveiw....Let's wait til the numbers come in and I can bet you that heavenly sword will sell 3 times as many copies as bioshock..So if bioshock doesn't sell more copies than a game with average score, is it a flop tooo. Xbots poor excuse for gamers
having such a big hayday with these reviews. "The world is doomed! Sony shall fall. If it's below a 9, it's not a fun title! Wahhhhh" Don't they have games to play or something?
Be wary of anyone who badmouths Motorstorm; the Revenge Weekend update is sweet and the gameplay is extremely addictive. It's the most popular demo at the PS3 kiosks for good reason.
These sad individuals are just afraid, so the keep spamming anti-sony vomit.
They lie awake at night, not being able to sleep, thinking about how they can come up with some more anti-sony propaganda. They fear that the PS3 will eventually ovetake their own beloved console, so it all stems from fear.
It really is sad that people like that exists.
Right on. They no longer can say, when are the good games coming out? so now thy move on to the next thing, try to sell that these games are not good games anyway. Sad......
giving a possibly good game bad reviews pulls in more viewers. if a PS game gets a low score, all the sony fans INCLUDING xbox fans will flock the site (or buy the magazine) to see what went wrong (or how badly the reviewer thrashed it) and VICE VERSA!!!
try the game, if you like it, it's good! if it gets good reviews, it's only a bonus!!! q:
why do people care about aaa? ill never know. i mean are people that unsure of theire choise of console that they constantly have to convince themself that they did the right choise by asking other "pro" reviewrs what they think!
i dont care if HS has less points then halo for example. i would still prefer to buy HS becouse i like that kind of games more then shooters.
If you really want to be picky about the AAA tag i think Warhawk is AAA all day and so did most reviews i have read after the game came out.
HS looks very cool and even thou i would rent a 7 hour game most times this game is a must buy. Im not going to wait a month to rent it and you know it will be hard to get. I will trade in 3 games and pay maybe 10 bucks for it. Its well worth that!
Three games going
NNCA=I like the pro game more and i got my drafts
Ninja Sigma=beat it
Vegas=dont need this with warhawk taking all my time for the next 6months.
I will rent Lair when i find it!
This is just the start. HS will rule
That is another site that has talked about how short it is. Most sites have said 6-7 hours of gameplay. Sony fanboys have said their is about 15 hours of gameplay. This game is a solid 81% on gamerankings.com. A great game for a rental.
So far 3 "big guns" have shown themselves and still no AAA....What is next?
that works for me. I use reviews just to get a idea of what is good and bad about a game.
Like HS they say its only 7hours long(once through) and its linear. No more then Bio Shock. I dont mind when they lead you on a path just so long as that path is fun and filled with great momments. I think HS will have that in spades.
I think someone at GameTrailers replaced the score with another games score cuz after watching the video prise the game and tell you how good it is with the only real complain being the length it gets that score?
Like someone here at N4G said before PS3 games are doomed to be over scrutinized and never living up to the hype according to reviewers
Just because u havent played it doesnt make it anymore AAA.
You cant judge AAA on reviews anymore. To many are wack and just plain on both sides of the scale. I cna tell you now that i have played Warhawk i cant see how anyone could give this game a 6.5. Do you not aggree? Have u played it Firstnight?
I can see if u sucked and u are around a .25 kill ratio maybe this game will turn you off real fast. No one likes to think they have a kill 2 then get blown out of the sky. Its the best online game out but it doesnt suffer noobs to easly.
Game Informer gave HS a 8.75...good enough for me. I wonder what they will say about Warhawk?
Doesnt matter thou cuz i give it a 10 for a online game. I drop that a piont for only being online. Most fun i have ever had and the means its a big winner in my book.
Well since you gave me a well mannered reply, I'll reply to you with the same respect....
I have played Warhawk and while it was fun...it wasn't "the greatest online experience ever" 3 vehicles for a next gen game is a joke. Sniping was no fun either. 5 maps was to low...It's fun flying the warhawk and having a good ole fashion dogfight but that was pretty much it. After awhile it got kinda boring. My cousin played the game alot too but he said he still prefers Socom. But we experienced a few problems like getting booted....waiting a long time for a game....So it's not the best of games. I think a solid 8.0 is a good score for this game. I would give it a 7.7 personally.
I echo all the related comments. PS3 reviews are being bullied. If heavenly sword was releasing on 360 the game would get a 9.0. You mean to tell me that Crackdown got better reviews then *Heavenly Sword*?? Give me a break. Microsoft viral marketing and the way they are penetrating the developers are out of control. The video game industry has turned into a complete Black wall street industry, its corrupted its crooked and its just too bad.
Im sure the Japanese are aware of whats going on in North America and will respond. Thats why Metal Gear Solid is Exclusive thats why Final Fantasy 13 is exclusive and thats why the BIG GAMES from Japan will continue to be exclusive on PS3.
Don't read into any of the BULL CRAP from the reviews, GO OUT AND TRY LAIR and you will like it! Go out and Buy Heavenly Sword go out and you will like it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
All of these reviews are trying to keep anyone owning a 360 from buying a PS3 I tell you!!
If they gave heavenly sword a 9.0 or 10 then it would entice people to switch from 360 and buy a PS3. I can't wait until March arrive!! what are they going to do next give metal gear solid 4 a 7.9 as well?? Oh I know they will give Gran Turismo 5 a 7.5 no i get it Little Big Planet will get a 6.3 Oh no Ratchet & Clank will get a 7.0 o wait a minute Killzone 2 will get a 7.4 because of the AI o wow Final Fantasy 13 will get a 6.1 because its not part 7, God of war 3 will get a 8.1 because its repetitive.................... PS3 will finally get a game thats a perfect 10 once the Xbox 720 comes out lol
Drakes Fortune will get a Solid 7 lol, umz Unreal Tournament 3 will get a 7.9 Haze will get a 6.5, Hot Shots Golf 5 will get a 5....Folks Lore will get a 6 Socom confrontation will get a 8. F%$CK REVIEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!
IGN gave VIVA PINATA ON 360 A 8.9 and GAVE HEAVENLY SWORD A 7. So you mean to tell me VIVA PINATA IS BETTER THAN HEAVENLY SWORD????????????????????????? ??????????????????????????????? ??
There are some good things i love about this country and there are some bad things I HATE about this country................!
gave it a 6/10
i can't understand some of these reviews, it looks amazing, the voice acting is incredible, the facial animation is incredible, but it gets bad scores. It must be the length and the fact that its repetitive. I think i will rent this, the demo was great.
still a one day purchase
AAA Doesnt mean that a game has 90+ rating
AAA means that a Title gets nearly unlimited funds for Production and gets more time to produce (push backs) than the normal Titles.
7 hours of gameplay... that's short.
PS3 also has Oblivion...and a better version of the game. You knew that didn't you?
About no AAA games...ever heard of Ninja Gaiden: Sigma? Guess not!
P.S. Resistance's avg. score is 87% ;) Just a heads up...
Oh and one more thing, keep on bashing the competition's games instead of enjoying your own console and games...you are a waste of oxygen man...
Renting it, dont care much about the score, to me it looks great and i love these kind of games. But 7 hours is too low, not enough to buy and it doens look like i'll want to play more than once. Hope they make a heavenly sword 2 (dont know anything bout the story but suppose its possible) so they can maybe add a little depth to it (maye more weapons, upgradeble ones) and make a longer game too. Waiting for DMC 4 and GoW 3, and ninja gaiden 2.
see hsword is nowhere as fun as ninja gaiden therfore it deserve the score in fact the gameplay is repetitive and even the a.i doesent allow to pull off combos.ninja gaiden producer was right abt his critisisms.doubting?go back and compare the a.i and gameplay of ninja gaiden
the reviewer's only major gripes are short game length, and sometimes-repetitive (but nonetheless admittedly satisfying) game-play.
The rest came across as nothing but high-praise all across the board. So I don't understand the sub-eight overall score.
All I know is that I was on the fence of purchasing this title, but after seeing that review, it's got me really enticed to want to play it. While watching that video, I couldn't help but keep thinking that Heavenly Sword has got to be the most gorgeous-looking videogame I've ever seen, bar none.
...just looks ABSOLUTELY AMAZING.
At worse, the game's short gameplay, and high-quality cinematic like nature deems it a Hell of a rental bargain, considering that renting a flick is almost as expensive and only a couple of hours long, at best. ;)
(BTW: Heh, I have to wonder whether the reviewer comment that the option to turn off motion-control "is a nice option to have", is an indirect reference to Lair's infamous and disputed control scheme.)
Odds are you'll continue to project your innate, pathetic misery onto everything else around you for the rest of your apparently-miserable life...not unlike the many other trolls around here who continue to bombard threads which they claim to wholeheartedly hate and belittle, yet are uncannily and contradictorily unable to resist.
PS: How the Hell did you get off my 'Ignore' list??? Gotta make sure to fix that right away. I encourage you, and everyone else who slithers among your like, to reciprocate.
Good riddance (again.)
the game is a solid 8/10; can we stop nitpicking it now?
lovers: enjoy the fact that you actually *OWN a Playstation 3, and will be able to enjoy this game in three short days (i paid for it in full yesterday, so i'm pumped).
dissenters: *GET OVER the fact that the Playstation 3 is, in fact, a games console, and is getting solid, enjoyable games on a near weekly basis; exclusive *AND multi-platform.
bottom line, Heavenly Sword has gotten maybe 3 scores in the 6/10 range, and roughly 10 or more, in the 8/10-9/10 range.
the game is a solid 8/10, which isn't quite AAA in terms of gameplay, but more like A/AA in stead (in terms of production values, however, it's a AAA effort).
i swear, there can't be a single positive Playstation 3 review post without a sh*t-ton of dissenters turning it into a flame war. you people disgust me. it's sad and pathetic, not to mention petty and spiteful.
i'm upset that i can't play Bioshock on my PS3, but does that mean i'm going to sh*t on the game, or gripe because it's 360 exclusive? *NO! it means i'm going to play it on my roommate's 360 until i purchase one of my own. simple.
the angriest of you lot seem to be the ones that don't actually own a Playstation 3, and are bitter at those that do.
now, if the PS3 is constantly delivering 7's and 8's by this time *NEXT YEAR, then there may be a problem, but i don't see how that's going to happen, looking at the system's Q1 and Q2 2008 lineup.
just enjoy the god damn system you have and quit b*tching.
feel sorry for PS3 owners.
I'll go back to playing the MANY GAMES that score an average higher than this game & Lair & Warhawk.
This game sucks man.
too bad for losers who bought a 600 dollar system for games like this. CRAP!!!
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