"So, you know how a few weeks back we said that Batman: Arkham City was the frontrunner for game of the year? Well, that was before we played Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception!"
"We said that Batman: Arkham City was the frontrunner for game of the year? That was before we played Uncharted 3." Sorry Bats.
I like how you got 3 disagrees for that. Like I said in another story, Arkham City is good but from reviews, it hasn't made an impact on critics the way Uncharted 3 has and that WILL make a difference come time to choose GotY.
Seems like we're reading different reviews then. From what I read it seems that critics agree that Batman is leaps and bounds ahead of the previous Batman (Portal 2 also deserves a mention for similar praises) while games like Uncharted 3 and Gears 3 are cursed for being a franchise in their third iteration and therefore get some "just incremental improvements" and "same old mechanics" notions from many critics. Regardless of that, Skyrim is still not out. So I guess all GOTY contenders are up for some fierce competition.
"Like I said in another story, Arkham City is good but from reviews, it hasn't made an impact on critics the way Uncharted 3" That's odd Kona? Batman is scoring 97% overall on Metacritic for the PS3 version and 95% for the Xbox360 version. Then you have Portal 2 that scored 95% overall exclusively. Uncharted 3 is scoring 93%. So it is safe to say that 97% PS3 batman/95% XBOX360 batman (and we have not even seen the PC version which will have better frame rates and graphics) has made a bigger impact on CRITICS based on this...unless of course 93% is higher than 95 and 97% by your standards?
the whole metacritic VS N4G debate is irrelevant because N4G scores also include tons of unmoderated junk sites. @foryouonly Why did you come to that misguided conclusion and why do you think this is relevant? I played both Uncharted 1 and 2 (haven't got to 3 yet obviously). But this has nothing to do with my experience of the games (I haven't played the third Gears or Arkham City as well) because my own impression with the games is irrelevant. It's about what the review outlets themselves say because they're the ones giving out GOTY awards. Just read the reviews and you'll see.
As much as we love Uncharted 2, whether we like it or not Uncharted 3 is better than Uncharted 2. Which really is a good thing, fortunately. Uncharted series will be the developer's game that always push them all back to the drawing board. This is the advantage of doing an exclusive game that can only be done on the PS3 platform. You push the technical prowess of the console to its limits of technical marvel and magic. To their envy & unfortunately a privilege multiplat game developers cannot even dream of.
I'm still waiting for mine in the post. I get the feeling that I will like 2 more than 3 based on the reviews but I will have to judge it myself.
I'm on Chapter 12 of Uncharted 3, and all I can say is that 3 is as good if not better than 2. Either way it will be a great experience.
Batmans overatted. Great game, but overatted. If anything, The whole Uncharted Series is under-appreciated. It should have 20 million sales. PS Every other game looks stiff, next to Uncharted.
Did I say there WEREN'T at least a half dozen great AAA titles released last and this month? Hell, I bought House of the Dead, Battlefield, Batman, Rocksmith Uncharted 3, Gears 3, pre ordered and paid for Saints Rows 3, Assassins Creed and Call of Duty3 all in the last few weeks. Just because UC3 has the best animation doesnt mean I dont like all those other games.
ain't that a fact...The Uncharted series should sell more ; )
lol just logged in to dislike shit comments B:AC is not goty, but goat..
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