Angry Joe adventures back to Tamriel in the latest from Publisher Bethesda, only this time its been developed by new caretakers Zenimax Online! Is this a worthy MMO extension of the universe or an opportune business savvy cash in? Find out!
I believe in Angry Joe. I rather trust a gamer as a reviewer than any outlet.
same here i know he gets his haters because of his angry persona but i find his reviews to be some of the best out there.
Most of the people in those outlets are gamers. But I agree to a degree. Angry Joe's reviews are a lot more detailed than other reviews and he doesn't sugar coat things like other reviewers do.
They may be gamers, but their opinion is bought.
They may be gamers, but they're casual
Name one example of a reviewer whos verdict is "bought". You might think they are, but I can assure that they're not - I work in the industry have never, ever, been asked to massage a score.
@ darkmorgado. Pretty sure we all remember the Kane and Lynch fiasco with Gamespot. Jay because your site (whatever it is) doesn't receive bribes doesn't mean others don't. Maybe it's not big enough? Just assuming.
Is this best watched on a Ubisoft Nexus pad?
i wouldn't trust him with an mmo or any subscription based game though. he likes to fuss about money. It's hard to review MMO in the same way as a normal game, in a way its kinda like comparing a TV series to a movie. Anyway Angry Joe is great, made some good points for this game. But as I said, MMO is ever changing and things will be different as time moves on. However, gamers or AJ still have the right to complain about things that do not work in this moment of time though.
true he does seem to hate subscription mmo which are the best mmo are the market. in this case he got it right, the reason i like subscription based mmo is because i get the game and everything with it no paying extra for little things. a subscription mmo with a price tag shouldnt have micro transactions
Exactly. Recently I have played DCUO and FF14. I love them both for different reasons. One is f2p, the other costs money for the game and a sub. Guess which one I have spent the most on? The free one by a factor of 10. And while I trust angry Joe and he seems to understand mmo's, I wonder if he got this right. I guess we will see but I have read many, many opinions on this and it is amazing how different his is.
Joe doesn't hate subscription based MMOs, he was fully excited for this game. What he hates are subscription based MMOs that also charge to even get the game along with the subscription. If you are going to charge a monthly subscription, it should be a criminal offense to also charge just to get the game. He also wants that subscription to be worth the price, which he doesn't feel is the case for TESO when F2P games are doing things better than TESO and have been since they launched. The one thing I disagree with him is that it is most definitely a TES game given the amount of bugs in it.
@farsendor1 I agree. Unless it is purely cosmetic. @joab777 It is really hard to review an MMO game and experiences vary depending on who you play the game with. MMO is hugely based on social interactions, and many people will have different experiences due to this. I've played DCUO for maybe 1-2 hr. it took me probably 24 hours to download that damn game on my PS3 and then to find that it was curropted. Tried playing again on my PS4 and didn't really have much fun. FFXIV played many hours on my PS3. I kinda stopped around the end of december, but I am likely to get bac into the game. Definitely one of my favourtie games I have played recently, though many aspects of the game did suck.
who wouldn't? Paying subscriptions to play or rather socialize never made sense to begin with.
This game is a flop. Official. Worst Elder Scrolls game ever.
I'm the same he thinks like real gamers and says exactly what we are thinking when it comes to games. Points out the flaws we notice rather than the crap IGN point out which 9/10 is BS reasons to put down/up games to be biased or not.
I'm very surprised by the score he genuinely seemed to like it earlier.
one of the best reviews out there
Just wonder why he put this review out over infamous or anything else. Anyone here know and can explain I don't follow him on twitter. *Edit* Thanks for replies, just seemed weird he didnt review any games for a while especially when infamous came out. He said during his killzone review he would try to review playstation games more, just seemed like a pretty big missed opportunity to an actually decent exclusive.
He said he wasn't Inspired to make one..
He said he was going to review this first and his infamous review might come after. He really wanted to review this one because it got more of a response out of him.
I don't see it happening, he seems really busy with ESO, and if something doesn't inspire you to do something you enjoy anway, you probably aren't going to bother.
I think he had to spend a lot of time playing ESO to give it a fair review. MMO needs atleast 100+ hours gameplay to give it a fair review. Infamous:SS probably didn't stand out enough for him to spend the amount of hours it takes to put out his review. At the end of they day he needs views to get paid and creating a mediocre review would just be a waste of time.
The ESO is nothing but a quick cash grab in my opinion
Played the Beta and got bored in less then 2 hours, can't believe they're charging $15 a month for it.
You played a Beta (not even the full game) of an MMO for less than 2 hours and decided that charging $15 a month is absurd?
he said he was bored after 2 hours, not stopped playing.... i felt the same way. over 70 hours in all the beta tests trying hard to find a reason to continue on. after the first hours or two it got quite stale. i guess the only reason it didnt feel like that from the start was the hope that it might be a good elder scrolls game like all the others, it wasnt.
@xPhearR3dx Like Are_The_MaDNess said plus i looked on youtube of footage later in the game, still looked boring.
I own the game and I'm Veteran Rank 2. The beta disabled tons of content and those areas we played aren't even the starting areas. There areas for each faction that you go to for a few hours tops. The real game is very ES, just with MMO style combat. Everything within an ES game is pretty much there aside from some things that aren't implemented or not yet added.
I played for 2 days in beta and I got bored as well... the game is so tedious and linear.
His Rambo review was incredible. I love Angry Joe. I hope he interviews Major Nelson again this year.
his interviews are kinda dissapointing. It's good that he gets to try it, but its definitely not his style and should just keep to reviewing games. If he does want to interview people, then maybe he needs to act a little more professional. It's just a sign of respect/
He shouldn't act like anything other than himself and respect is earned, not given. Major Nelson didn't treat him with respect, Geoff Keighley didn't treat him respect, and you expect him to treat those jokers with any? Joe is fine the way he is.
@dragonknight Major nelson treated him with enough resepct that he agreed to let him interview him even if he had a videocamera on a tripod. I know its major nelsons job to take interviews but he didn't have to give him one. AJ needs to act more normal in interviews, dont be so biased and not go in his angry joe persona. EDIT/Update: Need to watch that interview again, but he needs to at least have his own cameraman. Major nelson may be a nobody but he is getting interviewed and he could have given his time to major publications. I personally think his interviews are kinda boring and think he should stick to reviews, livestreams(?).
Major Nelson is a nobody who doesn't deserve anyone interviewing him. He doesn't know anything about the product he talks about, he's just a mouthpiece and Joe pretty much debased himself interviewing him. Joe isn't biased, and he should be himself in interviews because to be anything else would mean he isn't asking what he wants to ask, he wouldn't be doing a proper job for his audience. Ironically, Major Nelson showed himself the greatest disrespect in that interview when he proved that he knew nothing about the product he represents, so Joe didn't have to do anything.
It's going to flop hard! (at least on consoles)
lol Achievement unlocked. Man… way to go Zenimax… smh
Loving Angry Joe. Figure I'll steer clear until it becomes Buy To Play - that way the griefers can't get in, but it's value for money. Maybe. I'll keep playing The Secret World until that happens.
I think ill choose FFIV over this game.... How disappointing i was looking forward to this since i love Elder Scrolls.
Anyone know what music was that was playing when he was doing the large battles with the Angry Army?
Everything he said is true! Am not buying this crap should be free to play
better off waiting for ArchAge (is in an English Beta now) or Black Desert to make a move to the english market. or just stick with Skyrim/Oblivion
Almost 40 minutes?
Ok this game is worse than I thoguht, i played thebeta and didn't get to be high level... But the PvE is so bad lol
Hes claims and opinions are biased or more or less meaningless or out of proportion. Like.. why make a point of being inside of an instance for only 48 seconds? There are MANY public and quest instanced dungeons where you spend much more time in and honestly you spend enough time with leveling to veteran rank 10 already. Or why whine about mobs droppinb only 1 gold? Really.. wtf. I've seen several elite monster drop more than he describes in this video and its not like you should be betting your gold from monsters. Its not intended. He makes alot of useless, even stupid claims such as this that are not just that simple as he makes them look like, for someone who has no clue, he obviosly looks like he knows what he is talking about. But to me? He looks more like a comedy actor that brings up all kinds of jokes about the game with bad arguments. Every true MMO gamer would laugh his ass off if some random guy made an argument why a mob drops only 1 gold, why is it respected coming from someone with a knows name? I do not understand. The way I see it, its your charisma and style driving the subscribers in, not actual knowledge or skill.
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