GameSpot: Final Fantasy XIII-2 doesn't capture Lightning in a bottle, but it's still a fun and heartfelt role-playing adventure.
Ouch, since when did an FF game 7.5 from Gamespot? SE has taken the FF series to new lows. Why cant SE just go back to roots of FF and use the formula's that worked? Good stories and strategic gameplay e.t.c If it isnt broken dont fix it !
Since when does a FF fan even cares about Gspot's opinions or most of those sites ? especially when it's trendy to nitpick jrpgs these days , and when Gspot or ign are mostly trend followers ?
its because japanese rpgs are so much better than western ones insecurity has reached all time high this gen
He's even pathetic enough to quote CVG of all places lol . Can't wait for IGN's score to arrive and him to sink that low .
Its not like they're pickin on Jrpgs, its SE that makes unworthy games that are called Jrpg by people like you who pretend to be FF fans. SE destroyed the franchise, this game needs all the internets hate
I guess people are finally getting tired of watching he-shes, crybabies, and 12 year olds save the world. And no Stealth, jrps are just getting worse.
those disappointed with FF13-2 should support NiNuKuni
I will buy Ni No Kuni day 1! i am so happy ! i can't wait :)
I'm buying both the minute they're available to me.
a 7.5 is a great score for a game, chill.
By gamespot standards no its not.
By FF standards, that's an all time low.
"gamespot standards" are not as low as you seem to think. http://www.metacritic.com/p... They usually rate 5 points lower than others, with a 68 average. So yeah, 7.5 on gamespot is not that bad...
It got a higher score than Zelda Skyward Sword! I'm so getting this! /s (Getting it though) I can seriously not trust Gamespot anymore..
They rate games high they are getting paid for reviews...they rate games low now you can't trust them... I see.
^Welcome to the internet.
Nobopdy asked u to trust them, and this got the same score as Zelda. The problem is, Zelda sucked too. It was too western. Windwaker was the last good Zelda game. This didnt the same score as Zelda, Zelda is more like an 8-8.5 and FF13-2 is more like a 6.5 reviewers should not be afraid to punish a game
My comment was pretty stupid as my point did not come out as it should. My point was that Gamespot hands out weird scores these days that don't communicate with my or other peoples opinions. That does not mean they are wrong with the score as it is their opinion but it does not really communicate with what other people think as it should. (I may be wrong though) Does they also mean this is just as good as Zelda because it got the same score? I feel like their scores are all over the place.. @CarlitoBrigante "Zelda sucked too" ? They should not be afraid to punish the game indeed but Gamespot had silly reasons for giving Zelda 7.5/10. I can name them if you like but since it seems you know so much about Skyward you probably already know what I mean. "Nobopdy asked u to trust them" No, but you are supposed to trust them right?
LAMO 7.5? I can't wait for Final Fantasy 13-3!
i heard in the end of FFXIII-2 it says "To be Continued" meaning there could be FFXIII-3 didn't Square Enix register FFXIII-3 domain? so this is what Square Enix meant by making FF like COD where they could release an FF game every year.
Do these low scores turn you on?
Once I saw leveling up monsters you can catch, My interest for this game quadrupled .
Well deserved score. Edit: No, you know what? Give XIII-2 at least a 5/10 and THEN it'll be a well deserved score. From there, with all dear hope, Square will finally realize that continuing the XIII series is a big waste of time and effort and realize that Versus XIII is a bigger priority than developing another sequel.
"Caius is a fantastic villain" FF XIII-2 >>> FF XIII confirmed
LOL ok Square back to Versus XIII NOW!!
Proof 13 was overated by all websites. 13-2 is actually.better.
13-3 best ff ever
Why is everyone here saying that 7.5 is low? Has far as i know on a scale of 10. 7.5 is on the high end of the scale. People here are acting like 7.5 is a 2.5 or something.
As far as I can tell, XIII-2 is scoring lower than XIII - the game that most fans have shown their disappointment about. A game that is meant to be a huge improvement, well, it just isn't apparently. By comparison to other games in the series, Square have completely lost focus. People want a classic FF game to play, not just a decent one.
I've seen one score at a 5/10, and everything aside from this has so far been 8+. I wasn't checking into scores so much when XIII came out, but what did they look like?
This is what bugs me, a lot of people are claiming it's an improvement, a lot of reviews say it's an improvement. SO logically, how can it score lower then it's predecessor? It doesn't make sense. I'll pick this game up once it's in the bargain bin and be my own judge.
damn, Square Enix should replace CEO Yoichi Wada. He was influenced by Call of Duty. that is why FF is going down hill. they should also fire this guy, Motomu Toriyama. He was the director for FFXIII, XIII-2, and FFX-2. pff no wonder.
@wah-ah you must be stupid or something you have know i deal that versus xiii is being develope by the kingdom hearts team who doesn't even like the xbox 360 becausse its a weak console im saying it right know versus xiii will never see the light of day on xbox 360
Final Fantasy Versus XIII is released?
i played the demo and it wasn't too bad, it did feel more FF than the last one but still not to the standards of 1-9. I hate the KUPO noise from the moogle though... I would kill it if i were in the game. SE take note. 1: FF Vs XIII 2. KH 3 3. Ditch any possiblity of XII-3 4. ChronoTrigger ... a good one. 5. Always remember you were a struggling company at one point and FF saved you! do it justice
People need to understand that as one franchise gets bigger the company will try to appeal to the masses. When FF got bigger and bigger, SE tried to appeal to the whole audience. more audience = lower standard to gaming company by default because there are more stupid people then smart people in this world. that's why old classic games are actually good. and old youtube is good. COD is the same case except compare to FF franchise it actually succeeded appealing to the whole mass by making it very easy to kill, no real aim skill require by virtually making it no-recoil guns, and etc... because most FPS players are well... in a bad mouth has more stupid audience. FF tried the same except people who likes RPG has more smarter audience which is good news because at least Japanese finally didn't buy it and send signal to SE that they really need to stick to their roots.
Who cares for a score. What matters is that SE is releasing a new version of FF13 with even less characters, but saying the battle can be more tactical because you can choose over 500 MILLION POKEMONS. They are milking something that never really had any milk and people are excited to get a game like this, a game that doesn't look at all like a Final Fantasy game. "O LETS PUT THIS CHOCOBO GIRL HERE AND THIS MONSTER CALLED OMEGA, OK, WE ARE A FINAL FANTASY GAME NOW HUHEUHEUHEUHEUEHU". Like I said before, FF13 is so bad for Final Fantasy standards that it makes any rehash of it looks good, like FF13-2. Seriously, only reason for someone to say this game is a good Final Fantasy is because he never played any before.
haha so true. Ive played FF7,8,9,10,12 and the aweful FF13.So sick of the new crap square is producing i decided to check out the old FFs 1-6 Ive just started playing the original final fantasy on my PSP and wow its so much better than FF13. Will be playing FF6 after that. i recommend to people if they havent played the originals and hate the new stuff go play them instead there brilliant.
not really your comment don't make any sense and its immature so your saying if i like 13 i never played any other final fantasy game wrong!! i played other final fantasy games and i loved 13 this is not even a opinion anymore people I've seen on here are all talking trash and pure hate Not everyone hates 13.. people like me or others loved 13 to.. Let's just get along and leave this alone....(sigh)
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