A critical and commercial success, Bloodborne is one of the most beloved games of the PlayStation 4.
This is going to be a very stupid question.. Can i still get the free games from previous months, even though I missed it last month?
unfortunely not, but if you are contemplating getting bloodborne, its usually on sale because of its age now. and definitly worth it. specially if you get the old hunters dlc included or for super cheap
Quite shocking I haven't played it yet to be honest... Will have to be post GOW now though.
Try the used bins from stores. Game prices for the ones that are free on PS+ usually drop down in price for less than $20.
Wow. . I haven't seen Thanatos is ages. . .how been. . . @Krangs uncle. . Definitely worth the pick up
Bloodborne is game of the generations. Your perspective and review doesn’t count because you didn’t play it when it came out.
Seriously, once you are done with GOW, do yourself a favour and pick up Bloodborne. There is a reason there is so much hype surrounding this game, for me, its a close run thing between The Last of Us and Bloodborne for my favourite game of all time, it really is that fantastic! Hope you enjoy GOW too, I am hoping my copy turns up tomorrow, really excited to see what the fuss is about :)
Same here with those two. Great minds and all that.
I plated it when it released, but due to the huge increase in the community thanks to it coming to PSN Plus I've put another 100 hours into it and can't seem to put it down.
That wasn't even an actual game review. I don't how far the writer advanced in the game, but it doesn't sound very far to me. You played for a few hours (maybe), not well played. You missed out on so much more, and I haven't even finished it...
You can't finish Bloodborne: Bloodborne finishes you.
With a visceral attack.
@Yi-Long: thank you! That's how I feel every time I play it. It kicks my ass so much! And I am decent gamer, Demon souls didn't give me that much trouble (Well a lot of trouble, but not like that!)
lol I completely agree with this review. Bloodborne is nothing special. It has clunky combat, a clunky camera, if something like that giant pig rushes you, it hits you taking half your health away, then before you can even get up during the animation, it registers another hit and you're dead, back to the beginning. The game is a mediocre action game like all the souls games, only trying to be different by removing checkpoints and removing all progress if you die, only having to find the creature that stole all your progress points. If the combat would actually register hits properly (hit detection is poor compared to much better games like God of War) it might gain more interest from me, but all I see here are loser gamers trying to get past a hard game to give themselves some fake sense of accomplishment that they never get from any other aspect of their life. You know how to recreate the Souls' games formula? Take any other average hack and slash, remove most of the checkpoints such that you can play for 2 hours or more and lost all progress because of cheap hits and things killing you off screen, and remove all progress points when you die. That's it. Add in checkpoints or even allow people to save whenever they like, and you'll see how mediocre the game actually plays. The only intensity comes from the massive punishment from dying, and the cheap hits that come your way, so who cares?
Shame on you.
I still haven’t play it.
Its not bad pretty easy *polishes demons souls plat* very good games all souls are
I could never get into a game like Bloodborne. It's too weird and creepy looking. Even with it being free, I played it and I was like yeah this game isn't for me.
There’s no shame in that. Each to their own.
Feel the same. Bloodborne is not for me.
Feel the same it’s not for me
To each their own . I felt the same about TW3.
Me too. No comparison really.
I played it when it first came out and felt the same way. I downloaded it when it was free and cot damn I love this game. I think after playing Nioh I was ready to get into the weirdness, it reminded me of the fist time I played DMC.
-No learning curve. You are dropped right in to the thick of it -Dying is an intricate part of the game and may be a turn off for some are you fucking kidding me?! haha u cant use this as cons for the game its part of it. souls games never gave tutorials and there is lots of deaths, this was the worst BB review ever.
Not giving info and game mechanics is a con. I know it is standard for Souls games but I had to watch a youtube video to explain the game. That is a con.
There was ll of that in the hunters dream. Messengers as well in the clinic gave controls.
There is info on game mechanics though... You have to read all the tombs laying around in the opening area. They give you all the button commands. The rest is left to your intelligence of being able to read item descriptions.
All of that is in the hunter's dream. You just have to read the notes.
Wow so you mean the messagers saying press X to attack explains this game's depth and mechanics.../s. There is SO much more to Bloorborne combat and game systems that isnt told to the player ever. Yes you can figure these out or never do. If the devs point you in the right direction and then let you figure it out that is fantastic and I enjoy that in a game vs a 20min tutorial. In Bloorborne and Souls games they do not do this at all. There are a ton of vids talking about game mechanics and lore which are needed because From Software failed to properly put in the game. You guys must been fans of the Grimoire from Destiny cause going to a website to read about stuff that should be in the game is great /s.
" There are a ton of vids talking about game mechanics and lore which are needed because From Software failed to properly put in the game. " did u ever once read any item description. not only are mechanics explained in those, but every bit of lore is in them... dont even consider putting destiny and soulsborne in the same sentence, let alone paragraph. Destiny wish it had the lore and world building that soulsborne has.
I couldn’t get into it. The menu system seems ridiculously cumbersome. It also doesn’t support the PS4 Pro and doesn’t look good upscale to 4K.
Pro has boost mode support, which makes some difference. Maybe you'd enjoy it more if it was on Xbox 😕
No I like NiOH Much more
Nioh is good but Bloodborne is something else.
Now that's just petty imo.
You didn't like it because of the menu? Seems even Bloodbornes menu is too hard for some lol.
I really wanted to like the game and I likely would have except one thing. The frame pacing is so bad I seriously got a migraine that lasted for hours. I got a little woozy as well. Sorry BB I really wanted to play more but I just physically can't.
You might wanna get that looked at.
The framerate problems were patched ages ago.
No they were not. I played this last month. There was a big topic on it on ERA 2 months ago how they never fixed the frame pacing.
@Segata are you using a pro or standard, as the pro offers some fix for the pacing. i've only noticd it in a few spots, Cleric beast and a fe areas in the hunters nightmare
I checked that on google segata and your correct to a point but its still not as bad as you are making out. Patch 1.03 fixed a lot of the problems but didn't eliminate it entirely. Your making it sound like its a slide show or something lol.
Frame pacing not frame rate.
Just be glad that the death loading time is so much faster now compared to when it was release. It was rage inducing back then.
Good review. I actually got like 10 hours into the game and quit. Once the enemies respawned I was like thats it I'm out!. I went back a year later, started a new character and weapon and...beat the game and loved every minute of it. So what changed? Well I recommend every new player watch a begginer tips video. Alot of the game's mechanics are not explained. Going in knowing this stuff makes the early part better. It actually gets easier later in the game. Yes the enemies get harder but your character and eq level too. Add that to skill and knowledge you didnt have at thr start and I found mid and end game easier than the start. Amazing game and worth playing. Still think it is easier than old school Nintendo games like Mega man or Ninja Turtles!
Played through the game again when the dlc was discounted, last boss In the dlc went from 0-100 In seconds lol Enjoyed it, love the Bloodborne YT community In breaking stuff down, I never knew that the pebbles you pick up are actually the crows eyes. Patience, Observe & don't be Greedy - We are born of the blood, made men by the blood, undone by the blood.
Patience & Observe is the best words to use to play BB.
Great game. I am primarily a PC gamer and Bloodborne is what got me to buy a PS4.
Lmao, why all the hate for Bloodborne all of a sudden (referring to the comment section)? Nothing changes the fact that this game is a masterpiece and it may be a difficult game, but from a world and creature design, level design, lore, gameplay perspective, and how it combines everything, you're hardly going to find a game that can top it. It's one of those games that may appear shallow on the surface, but once you delve into is so rich and rewarding. If you're complaining about the game and only played it for two hours then your point is irrelevant.
The fact its an exclusive masterpiece is why the hate lol.
Each to their own, but It's always worth having a go for free if you can. I Ending up loving the game.
I have tried many times to get into this game but i keep getting distracted by other game's. I guess Bloodbourne is just not my cup of tea at the end of the day. Nothing wrong with the game and deserves all the praise it get's just not for me i don't think. And before anyone says it's because it's too hard, No i love a challange in games.
Played the game at launch and loved it. First souls game I finished as well. With it becoming free, a couple of buddies started playing and I jumped back in to play the chalice dungeons and DLC I missed out on. Super glad I popped it back in again. One of my favorites.
One of my personal absolute favorite games of all time. A real love letter written to my soul. 7 playthroughs in so far and I'm still learning about it's mysterious backstory. I hope with all my heart this game is backwards compatible with next gen and gets a 4k/60fps boost on ps5. Ouh god... Oh ma lord. Excited for my next run.
well atleast the headline is honest haha xD
I've never played it but at some point I definitely will
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