"Peril on Gorgon feels like another Outer Worlds mission and while that may have been okay 6 months ago, it's too little, too late now." - Trey Griffeth from Video Chums
"Too little, too late" How a Video Chums contributor decided to throw a fit over single player DLC for a game, which released less than 1 year ago.
No fits were thrown - just an honest and well-articulated review. Also, The Outer Worlds released almost 1 year ago on October 25, 2019.
How are you sure if you haven’t played it yourself ? I’ve played great DLC for games I loved and not so great DLC for games I love .
5 out of ten sounds like a score for something that is broken/glitchy. I'm pretty sure fans of the game will probably enjoy the dlc
Trey (the reviewer) loved The Outer Worlds and scored it 8.5 - https://videochums.com/revi... He just didn't think much of this DLC but that's merely his opinion. I'm sure some fans will love it and others might not. After looking at user reviews, it seems like there's quite a mix. Edit: sorry, just wanted to add that a broken glitchy game would be about a 3 or 4 at the most. Our review standards state that a 5 is "Just playable" - in other words, it works but isn't anything to write home about.
Seems pretty on point. Having beaten it, I'd agree its ok, not great. If you played the base game its not worth running back to until more dlcs come out. It certainly doesn't seems like its 1 year worth of content to me. Maybe they held it to get closer to the steam release so those players would have newer content.
That's a possibility and an interesting thing to ponder - holding off on DLC for a new platform release. It's very possible that they did exactly that with this DLC.
If this 5/10 equates to the median of the critics world of 7/10, that's fair. If not, your system might be broken.
Perhaps the "critics world" system is broken. 😉
You can't avoid it. Every debate will lead to this collective finality. Yes you can do your own thing entirely and have a completely different rating system to the market but scores are not observed and assessed independently by the buyer. There is a general sense of where 1 is and where 10 is and that is collectively being defined by every outlet in combination. Good for you no doubt, but bad for the dev and maybe misleading for the gamer who has to now deal with two or more different forms.
Not all rating systems have to be exactly the same , if they explain their system and rating It’s fine if it’s different from the median critics of the world whatever that is . 7/10 is a pretty good review but not great or GOTY to me, not forgettable and don’t bother . 5 sounds about right the way they explain their view . I haven’t played it and maybe I would love it but I generally don’t go back for DLC unless I really loved the main game anyway and I can live without a small DLC that doesn’t seem to add much .
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