Despite its technical prowess and stunning visuals, The Medium is a drag. From slow, uninteresting gameplay to a confusing and poorly executed story, Bloober Team's latest makes for a good tech demo, but not much else.
It's like they named the game based on anticipated critical reception.
5.5/10 DualShockers vs 9/10 Gamespot and on the other hand 9.5/10 XboxAddict 9.3/10 SomosXbox 9/10 Generación Xbox 9/10 TheXboxHub 8.5/10 Xbox Tavern such a drastic difference in score lol whom should one believe?
Probably the ones that don't say Xbox as those would be bias. Reviews from sites that cover all games and not just one platform. Those are the ones you should believe.
Seems to be the general consensus on the majority of the reviews.
No it dosen't, and you know that 😆
@ Pedro It's 72 metacritic and will probably get to 71. That is a general consensus
I'm not surprised considering that Layers of Fear and Blair Witch were both mediocre games.
I thought Layers of Fear 1 and 2 were pretty good. Observer, and its remaster, was fantastic.
What's fun is watching all the 'usual' sites throwing praise at this game. Xbox sites are chucking around scores like 95/100 and acting like it's the second coming of Christ in game form lol
Reviews are all over the place with this one. I think the lofty performance has a lot to do with it.
No they arent. This is 6/7 game with old resident evil gameplay, average graphics and less fear then it was expected.
I was calling for the game to probably review around a 7. Maybe an 8. But there's reviews giving this game a 3, and reviews giving it an 8 or 9. A lot of the reviews mention the odd performance issues. So what I said was not inaccurate, so I don't know what to tell you.
The performance doesn't seem to be the issue, it's the lack of any significant game play that is. This game reminds me of Death Stranding. It simply doesn't look fun.
But Death Stranding has an 82% on Metacritic
Death Stranding has a lot of good gameplay though and is actually a fantastic game. But it's not for everyone.
Phil spent xbox gamers moneys, on this garbage
I think it's fine for a gamepass game. But I wouldn't pay the cost for this game at all.
hence why their games are going straight to GamePass, as no one will buy these below-average games anymore.
Seems polarizing so far from a gameplay standpoint, but what surprised me was watching the Digital Foundry breakdown. XSX can top out at 4k, but lives in 1440p and can dip as low as 900p. At 30fps, I am kind of shocked any game goes sub 1080p on the XSX. XSS tops out at 1080p, lives mostly in 900p, and can dip as low as 648p. Woof. Unreal's temporal upscaling seems to help improve the low native res, but I really thought that AC:Vs 720p60 would be the lowest we'd see on the XSS. I'll be curious to see how this runs on my aging higher end PC when it unlocks on Game Pass tomorrow.
It's a mess on PC as well. They apparently made sure they could do the best they could on Xbox, because the PC version is struggling to run at a constant 1080p @ 60fps WITHOUT Raytracing on a RTX 3080 (YES A 3080 lol). And when you turn on raytracing there are plenty of times where the performance is still in the exact same ballpark which makes absolutely no sense as the RT settings should tank the fps, not be within the 1% margin of error. A whole mess on the PC side.
Hoooly smokes, if that's true I'm doomed. I'm running a once solid system (6700k 4.5ghz all-core, GTX 1080), so I'm prepping for some unholy performance if a 3080 is barely keeping 1080p60 lol. Got my place in the EVGA queue for a 3060 Ti. The shortage is nuts - been in line since 12/1, the 1st day you could get on the notify system, and still nothing almost 2 months later. Probably stuck with what I've got for a while longer still.
next gen game... Please.
the game suffers from constant frame pacing issues, which means the game is a stuttering mess phil was more concerned about raising prices then getting his tools up to date
The gameplay sounds boring from what I’ve read in most reviews . Going to the other side is scripted only , your only projectile is to start generators and shoot moths .!
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