Perhaps it isn’t surprising, but the upgraded version of last year’s multi-multi-award winner The Last Of Us currently has the highest Metascore of 2014.
It will probably stay that way for the rest of the year (it might go higher given than it's about the release EU, and we wait for those reviews to be added to metcritic). The only real competition it will have in the Review department will be from the Master Chief collection, and possibly Destiny. But if Destiny doesn't address some of it's issues by release - especially voice chat, them I'm pretty sure the media will use that as reason to dock review points.
it's gonna be very tough to beat it score this year and even though i know this won't happen just imagine the meltdown if TLOU win GOTY again ..lol it will take me a week to stop laughing at the DC
The only other game that might score as high this year will be GTA V for PS4.
Actually, good point. I forgot about GTAV. Yeah GTA will possibly score higher, but it depends on what new content it will have.
The best rated game of 2013 remastered is the best rated game of 2014. What a surprise. Those remasters shouldnt be in the run for game of the year awards though, including the master chief collection and gta5 remake, that's just unfair to the new games. My opinion anyway.
TLOU fanboys are ready to disagree.
That's what happens when you release one of the highest rated games towards the end of the 7th generation, early in the 8th generation. It's shows how barren things are on the exclusive front for Sony this fall.. It's okay, they're just buying time.
If they're barren on the PS4, wouldn't they also be barren on the WiiU and X1 as well - given neither machine's exclusive Fall line-up trumps the PS4's by any noteworthy amount?
Did you just mention the wiiU regarding exclusives this year? I'll pretend you didn't. . as for PS4 and X1, yes they're both still toddlers thus why exclusives games are so thin right now. Neither is even a year old yet, and people expect the world of them. But, I'd still give the XB1 a thumb up over PS4 regarding exclusives this year, actually since launch. apparently I'm not allowed to critisize Sony without doing the same to Microsoft in the same comment. . ^_^
Yep, I did mention the WiiU. I guess you can't see beyond your own thoughts, which is cool. Just don't expect to be taken serious when you compare three consoles and single out one of them, state it as fact, and then get defensive when you're called out on it. ;) Criticize who/what you want. No worries there. The lack of consistency is where your problem lies. Thus, I ask again, if things are barren on the Sony platform, how exactly, beyond your own thoughts, are they not elsewhere? Is this based on sales? Appeal?
"just don't expect to be taken serious when you compare three consoles and single out one of them" He didn't, you did. Also it's subjective which console has the best exclusives for this fall. If he thinks that the PS4 has the weaker lineup then what of it? It seems to me that the only person acting defensive here is you.
@ Imalwaysright: Why mention the "barren" situation of the PS4 if he WASN'T comparing it to anything else? Barren compared to what PC? Mobile? The PS3? Right. Makes no sense. He was making a comparison to current gen machines (solidified by his follow-up post). Had he said something similar to what you did in your second paragraph, I wouldn't have said anything. Ultimately, I was looking for clarity. Seems you missed that (as did he - since there's no response) and most agree with me.
"Why mention the "barren" situation of the PS4 if he WASN'T comparing it to anything else?" Because he wasn't. He stated that the PS4 lineup was weak period. You then started making comparisons and that is why in his follow up post he stated what he feels about other consoles lineups. Also getting more agrees than disagrees in here means nothing. Absolutely nothing. @ Artista apparently you can't. Saying something about any company in here without being branded something or being "accused" of having an agenda just isn't gonna happen. In N4g everything has to be a competition.
News flash it's rated higher than anything on XB1 as well. Ps4 has 2 games in the 90s while xb1's highest rated game is an 84 yet Microsoft and it's fanboys has the audacity to say xb1 has better games.
Next gen is so ahead of it's time that it needs to go back in time to feel relevant.
it would be insane if this won 2 goty's in a row, its possible though.
It would deserve it, but i think it wont happen because the purpose of giving a "game of the year" is to let everyone know about new achievements. Therefor they will never give the same game the honors even if it deserves it. But I totally agree with you, and in fact i think if we could erase everyone's mine and rerelease this game for PS4, then it COULD even deserve to be the game of the current generation.
Ok all the PS4 owners are Happy now that they got the Best new IP Sony can offer for the ps4, Cause I'm not happy with paying $400 for a system and get a Freaking PS3 game, n not a New IP...Not sure why it bother me so bad cause EA does the same Crap Every year with Madden..so it's not that big of a deal
is the highest rated game on every next gen console
Shame to see, yet totally expected. Nothing will really combat TLOUR right now, it's basically getting the spot light twice now, very lucky for that as well. GTA5 Remaster will probably stand a chance, or the Halo collection, all the true current-gen games come out next year sadly.
PS3 had the most top rated games last gen. Expect PS4 to be the same.
well, i don't think there is a need to re-rate this game. The ratings for the original speak for themselves. But i do think that the reviews may inform someone who has no clue about this game so that they too can discover it for the masterpiece that it is.
I don't think it should get a separate score. As far as I'm concerned it's the same game for a different console. CoD:G has a better resolution and improved textures on next gen consoles. Does that mean it should be considered a new game? TLoU:R has the DLC added but usually when developers do that they just call it "game of the year edition". THAT would be a more fitting name.
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