COG writes: Days Gone is finally on PC! The open-world zombie survival game faced plenty of bugs and technical limitations on the PlayStation 4, but does the PC port manage to fix these problems to help it unlock its full potential?
this is in no way shape or form "perfectly average"
"There are honestly only so many bases I can clear of raiders, scraps to scrounge, things to craft, treasures to check off on the long list before I feel like it is all meaningless. I also think this feeling is especially exacerbated because I’ve played all these other great open-world games in the past with the exact same side missions." That's a legitimate feeling. I personally felt the game had great visuals and a good story with a certain character revelation pushing that story just beyond serviceable and into 'good' territory. Hordes were fun, but scrounging is scrounging, all the burnable nests are the same, as are all the outposts with the bunker-with-a-ladder layout. It's a checklist with a beautiful world and some occasionally fun hordes, but even those wore out their welcome for me. The characters were generic and I wanted to punch Skizzo not because he was a bad guy, but because he was a 'bad' bad guy. Good game, but I really don't get all the praise.
there is no need to do all the nests , side missions and all that if you feel like its "tiring". The gameplay loop was more than adequately fun for me and kept me going trying to do it all. you contradict yourself , you say "good game but i really dont get the praise" . It most certainly is a good game and thats why it gets praise not "perfectly average". hordes werent just fun. there is nothing like them in the market in any open world game and they were damn fun, exhilarating and pretty bad ass gameplay loop dealing with them. so i dont buy this nonsensical clickbait title , clearly the reviewer doesnt know what he is talking about
@garos "You contradict yourself" I think the game is good but gets more praise than it deserves. I explained that well enough. "so i dont buy this nonsensical clickbait title , clearly the reviewer doesnt know what he is talking about It most certainly is a good game and thats why it gets praise not "perfectly average". Your opinion versus his - nothing more.
If you wanted to punch Skizzo, then it's job well done. If you've ever had to deal with brown nosing, back stabbing losers in real life you'll be tempted to throw in a kick for good measure too.
How do these people even have fun playing this genre if this is average?
Depends on the execution within that genre?
If this game is average, it's a pretty high personal bar frankly.
You know, this comment doesn't actually make any sense. If someone says that a game is average that implies that they believe that a significant amount of games are also better (and worse) than it, not that they think it's a 3/10 or that they didn't have any fun with it. 75/100 is a fair score. There's far better open world games out there (Horizon, Ghost of Tsushima, Red Dead , The Witcher 3, Spiderman, MGS5, etc). Are you comparing it to Watch_Dogs: Legion or what? It's hard to think of an open world game that I enjoyed less than the first 10-12 hours (not particularly fun) of Days Gone as well. I've never seen a fan of Days Gone respond in good faith to detailed criticisms of the game even when they're directly responding to a review ... and it's been 2 years. "The Good: Amazing Voice Acting, Beautifully Realized Open-world, Interesting Gunplay" "The Bad: Nothing Unique, Clumsy Storytelling, Full of Busy Work" Score: "75/100" There's a first time for everything.
Ah the review scale. Stop complaining when reviewers give out 7s they say. It means its a good game they say. And here we are calling 7.5 average. Nothing todo with the game itself i just think scores don't mean much when comparing between outlets.
I feel like when you see 7’s and 6’s it’s more like they’re saying the game is just ok, which to me feels like they’re saying it’s average no matter how people spin the grading scale. You see 5’s and below and it’s basically degrees of how bad they are.
The problem I have with this review is it sounds like the reviewer is just tired of open world games haha. I never played this game on PS, but it really looks awesome. Preloaded it this weekend and can't wait.
It seems this game will transfer its underdog status from ps4 to pc. I understand that some people dont like this game, but I absolutely loved it. Way above mainstream open world games like FC, AC or WD. And for me on par with HZD and GOW. HZD, GOW and DG are only open world games, which I played consistently from begining to end. But it seems gamers community is much more polarized then in case of HZD and GOW.
Good to hear, I preloaded it on steam and will be playing tonight after work. Can't wait!
"i understand that some people dont like this game, but i absolutely loved it, way above mainstream". yes. for you personally. at this point, there has to be a reason why the game is not liked or seen as "way above mainstream", you know?
Of course. But there are lot of people like me. See petition for days gone 2. But I understand. Simply it isnt so much mainstream. Thats life. I only wrote what I see in this game. Its ok, that it is not opinion of majority of people.
This game is done and gone, wasn't good enough for a sequel. It's the epitome of meh.
While I may personally feel that the score is low, I will respect any reviewer who gave the game a low grade when first released and have stuck to their convictions and gave the same or similar score to the PC version. The PC crowd was given the same game PS4 players had minus the small bugs and glitches, although PC may have its own set of new bugs to deal with. I'm glad its the same game barebones with no extra frills for the PC, as that would have likely upset many PS4 players. Yet I'm sure the PC community will find ways to enhance the look and feel of the game even more that what Sony Bend released. Here's hoping the PC crowd enjoys the game, those who never played it before, and can see why many consider it a jewel in the rough.
I love watching the reaching this site does anytime this thing gets anything less than an 8. I genuinely liked the game; I also had issues with it. It's a 7 in my books, but I'm not the majority of N4G who finds every excuse in the book why this game wasn't reviewed as the masterpiece they want you to see it as.
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