Technical issues and questionable design hurt this hyped-up space adventure.
"This is not a $60 game; the crashes alone see to that. In a few months, however – and it almost certainly will take that long – this will be an amazing $30 game, while in a few months after that it’ll likely be an amazing freebie in the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection library. It also serves as a wonderful test case for what happens when the heady mists of hype run headlong into cold, hard reality…and it’s an example that our pals working on Star Citizen might want to keep in mind." Ouch, they gave it a NAY instead of a YAY. Let's hope these negative reviews are the minority.
Sean was right when he said it was divisive. I've seen plenty of people saying they're loving it and then plenty saying they're bored of it
But that's basically every game ever made
So basically life right?
As I have gotten older, I see games differently. Games that I used to live hold no sway anymore. I see them as reskins of experiences I have had a thousand times before. For example...Gears of War 4. No interest at all. Not much interest in Deux Ex, Battlefield or Titanfall. Yeah, can't wait for ff15 and Persona 5 because they look new and fresh. So does NMS. And I am loving it.
I mean seriously, I know somebody already said it, but that sort of defense can be leveled at literally everything in existence. Some will like things, some won't. It's one of those pointless truisms that doesn't even need to be intonated.
So this was submitted by you... who has been in several articles of this game downplaying it... nope not suspicious at all.
Suspicious of what? Having an opinion? Welcome to the real world. Not everyone will agree with you and you have to live with that.
Yin yang.....what do you think of recore?
Lol negative reviews dude there's been three posted two from actual known sites that gave it an 8 and 8.5 and this one from an unknown site looking for clicks so no need to be "concerned"
"This is not a $60 game; the crashes alone see to that." Ehhhm, what? 1) when a game crashes way too often it has no bearing on the pricing, it's just buggy, not even a buggy mess is worth $30 since it's a buggy mess 2) yeah have heard of some crashes here and there but most people seem to have no issues at all and seem to love it too
Never heard of this site before. This review looks like it was written by a PS hater. People, wait for trusted reviews from IGN and Gamespot and not a review by a nobody.
If you're so insecure about reviews for NMS that you'll quote IGN and Gamespot as "trusted reviews" then you sir are blinded
Lmao did he just say trust ign???? They have list trust by the intellegent long ago....my final straw was evolve getting a 9......a 9 tho....evolve. ...9. Smh I was already done with them as a site but that score was just a nail in coffin.
Ign won't give a trusted review they have literally been promoting this game for over a year so I don't think they will be totally honest with the score.
[Web site name here] won't give a trusted review they have literally been doing zero promotion or news of this game so I don't think they will be totally honest with the score. Sword swings both ways. Edit: What I've learned so far is pretty much what I knew in 2014. If you like exploration and survival, NMS is likely for you. If you don't like those type of games, it's likely not for you. That's about as "polarizing" as the reviews go since the people behind the opinions tend to fall on one side of that or the other.
His point is to wait for reviews from sites that are more established. I would put more stock into IGN and Gamespot than I would in a site I just heard of for the very first time. This is especially true about a site that posts such a low score.
Sites more established are likely worse than smaller sites and some of IGNs and Gamespot's questionable reviews prove that. Such a low score? Compared to what? There's hardly any reviews up right now. Just speak the truth, you WANT the game to have high review scores and if you see a site like this not give it a 9 or 10 then you bash the site even though you or I have no idea how hard the writer worked on the review. Take your fanboy BS away
So ignore all the little sites that score it low. Unless of course they score it high.
@Yin, The chances of a small site looking for hits to say something "extreme" is much more likely than an established site doing it. I spoke the truth or at least gave my honest opinion. I would like the game to have honest reviews, because that is what gamers deserve. As for the rest of your post, you would do well to follow your own advise.
Oh please, give me a freaking break. The same IGN that people online bash 24/7 for being one the worst sites online, and giving one of the most biased and unfair reviews. Hahahaahahahaahahaha this is too funny.
Be honest Death, when people like you say "honest scores", you really mean "score that appeals to my own individual bias and views."
@drakefan That is utterly rediculous. What happen if Gamespot gives it a 6 or 7? What will your reply going to be then?
In other words you only want the positive reviews to be approved and shown
@DrakeFan "Never heard of this site before. This review looks like it was written by a PS hater. People, wait for trusted reviews from IGN and Gamespot and not a review by a nobody." fair enough which means i also don't want to read reviews from known sony fanatics who will oversell the title because sony is publishing it. from the article, "What’s more, the most essential resources are so plentiful that you’ll never feel pressured by something like dwindling life support; you can just blast one of the billions of huge plutonium crystals that seem to grow on the surface of every single planet in the galaxy and you’re good to go. You aren’t ever in danger of suffocating, you’re just in danger of having to go into the inventory screen (again), find your life support (again) and select the plutonium to stuff into it (again.) This is a cute idea at first and makes you feel like a real self-sufficient space adventurer, but after the first half an hour or so it’s becomes clear that this is aggravation for the sake of being aggravating and it adds nothing to the experience" this is what i was afraid of, a grind of a game thet become repetitious and tedious. all i kept hearing the past years is how massive the game is but i kept asking will it be fun though?
The same IGN that u love the scores it gives to COD every year right...................... Hypocritical B.S
"This guy doesn't have the same opinion as me. Must be a PS hater." "Wait for people you can trust, like IGN and Gamespot." You're a moron on so many levels.
Edge is generally the best rewiewer
Trusted reviews? It's well documented they have been paid for better scoring reviews.
Man, you really got downvoted.
Except it's not a PS exclusive right?
seems like the people who hate it hate that its a survival game or dont like the way the mechanics are implemented. Ive also noticed the negative reviews mention that their planets or animals started looking the same while alot more of the positive reviews say everything looks totally different. I bet alot of people are going to give up before they reach the center. Personally ive seen and read enough that i know this game is gonna be one i play for a long time and will definitely be worth the 60$. also " No Man’s Sky casts you as an unnamed space explorer out to…well, explore space. That’s pretty much it, really." way to make being a space explorer sound so damn minuscule and boring lol
I personally like the game design. Many won't. And yeah , in a game world unlike anything we have ever see, it is natural that we would want more. And we may get it . It is a marvel of an accomplishment without a doubt.
Biggest dissapointment of the year.
How many hours have you put into it.....?
Just look at his comment history. There is no way that he has played this game. He's a xbox fanboy.
@Horse Ignore him, always been a M$ fanboys, check his comment history....
I've seen much worse this year. And no it's not Ratchet and Clank or Uncharted 4. Those games lived up to the hype.
so i guess it was okay for battlefield 4 to launch unfinsihed(took 9-12 months to really fix most of major stuff) it was okay to release ac:unity unfinished don't give free pass to a developer of over 800 than NMS team is 14 people
Ive got about 15 hrs in now since last night and have to say this is a solid 9. Also in that time I have had only two crashes and one bug were I couldnt shoot and had to reload the game. Its much less buggy then fallout 4 which everyone seems to give a pass although its very buggy. NMS is one hell of a great game.
Did 8 hrs on it straight , no crashes , does suffer from pop up issues though , so far a reliable 7/10 for me but I have only been on three planets and my view of the game will probably change as I get deeper into it.
Reads like it was wriiten by a butt hurt xbox fan lol.
Totally. My question is: if the game was also released for the X1, will this "journalist" have the same opinion?
As a hopeful xbox gamer, that would like NMS to be a great game, (and subsequently migrate to Xbox) I hope it is fun for my PS counterparts. However, I thought the article was, mostly, a well written opinion piece. It took thousands of hours, but I can't even play minecraft, without falling asleep. That's my fear with exploration games, but I truly hope NMS exceeds expectation. Have fun, PS folks. It looks like it's possible.
I played this all evening yesterday after work and had a great time. The only time I had an issue was the very first time it loaded, I got some kind of playstation error code. That was it though and didn't have any other issues after about 4 hours of gameplay.
Why is it that any negative review or opinion is directly related to that person being an xbox "fanboy?" lol, No Man's Sky isn't even PS4 exclusive.. it's on the PC, as well. Like any Sony "fanyboy" would say - they'll just play it on the PC, which these xBox "fanyboys" can do, as well. Maybe it's just not for everyone. Hmmmmmmmmmmm..
What makes all the games each ýear like CoD worth full price then? If they're the same crap, NMS is at least something new.
Like I said earlier: What about all the similar 20$ game on Steam that get mixed review for: Non cohesive Storytelling, repetitive, mundane task and boring fetch Quest. games like: RUST, Rotina Subnautica Kholat Space Engineers Savage Land Similar indies games that didn't got uber massive coverage from the like of Ign and Gamespot. But I know, I can't appreciate ART and new experience so I must be wrong. I'm sure the stanley parable guys had the NMS elites in mind when they create this path. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
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