Days Gone is hated and loved by many gamers. Find out why we changed our mind about this polarizing title in Playstation's first-party collection.
Not sure why this game is “hated”. My boys and I have played through this multiple times and enjoyed it all. Hoping they do that sequel one day…
Same over 300hrs on 3 playthroughs, my favourite game of last gen. I don't understand why people hated it.
Makes no sense to me. One of the best.
I loved this game. I don’t really understand why it got such a bad rap.
Same. We had a lot of fun with it, especially when we replayed with our better weapons against the hordes. Lots of fun.
Such a fantastic game and I played it day one with the few glitches. Seen so many quit because it starts off slow. Stick with it until it opens up. It must be stunning in 4K/60 now. Great game.
Yep starts getting going about 10hours in, it was the same with the original watchdogs took time to get good with the story.
Mediocre at best.
Pretty much. I enjoyed it, but there's a lot of monotony in it.
You can say that about any video game . It’s called - gameplay loop , every game has it .
Well it is an open world. So you do have the typical camp clears....aside from that not sure what exactly get monotonous. Please feel free to share.
@jzn Some are entertaining. Some aren't. Depends on the player. @doomedguy Smallest gas tank on the planet. Forced stealth scenes. Regurgitated mission structure.
Smallest gas tank? Did you not do the upgrades? And what about the hundreds of gas refills you easily find around? Not an issue and if anything running out would break the monotony. Forced stealth scenes? Yeah well it's a stealth section. A realistic one where you would die if caught or specifically story related in a way that makes sense. Deacon is not a cold killer after all. He only kills other people when he needs to. Regurgitated mission structure? So I guess your issue is the open world aspects...I agree i would have much rather gotten a linear game. I'd argue it's still a more entertaining open world than most in the market though. At least this one had a better setting and better story. Other open worlds regurgitate every aspect of the gameplay and the story sucks. And this is a survival open world. Hence the need to scavenge for resources and fuel.
A fantastic game! Highly recommended. Mature, interesting, has its own personality and gameplay is fun and evolves.
Nothing like stumbling into a horde inside a cave.
Oh yeah! I will never forget the first time I stumbled into a horde in a cave... Slowly music building up, me wondering in a random cave thinking why is this sounding so ominous... and suddenly I turn right towards another pathway using my tiny flashlight, and boom... it was FULL of freaks and their eyes glowed, and they once they charged at me I was overwhelmed in a matter of seconds. It was like a nest of ants or aliens, two meters away from me, slumbering, and poor me woke them all up deep in a pitch black dark cavern in the middle of nowhere. When I saw them, I stood up on my frikkin sofa and felt pressure in my chest as I got so frikkin scared! And the lovely laugh and panic after that failed attempt of running away from them... and the sense of wonder and how I started to talk about that experience to everyone around me. I genuinely didn't have courage to go into those caves in a while! Although, I was most impressed by the storytelling and really well written characters, that was one hell of a gameplay experience! It was just so random, but seemed like a moment from a psychological thriller/horror and that feeling never left me. It was a better experience than most AAA action games' scripted sequences.
Bought this when it was cheap expecting an "ok" experiance. Was really surprised how good it was. Would have happily paid full price knowing how much I enjoyed it.
One of the few PlayStation exclusives I just couldn't get into.
I played in several months back on PC and it was a great experience. Really hoping for a sequel down the road.
I would have liked this game more if there wasn't a stamina bar and the gun mechanics weren't overdone with the recoil. Other than that it's a pretty good game.
You can lessen recoil for weapons with skills
You do realise there was plenty of stamina tablets to take don't you? I was always full of most things in my weapon wheel
I had a great time from the outset. I cranked the difficulty right up and role played the game, lots of sneaking and creeping and exploring and loved every minute on the way to getting the platinum trophy. The biggest shock for me was just how invested I got in the story and how much I ended up liking Deacon and Boozman. They seemed quite unlikeable and a bit stereotypical from the trailers etc., but they were actually pretty great once I got stuck in.
Boozer is one of my favorite characters.
The characters were great and evolved over time with little twists and was never a chore to go do a side quests
Man, I've been playing this game like crazy.
This game got a lot of flak for not being that linear type of game and doing zombies like many other games. It's by far the best zombie open world game there is. And as far as open world it's also pretty darn good. I still think there was some kind of gangup agenda against it. Favourite story in any open world. Liked it more than or about the same as horizon zero dawn. I do have a slight preference for dinosaurs though since we don't get that often.
I've played too many open world games, and I really wanted to give this a solid chance. After some time it just felt like it followed the formula of Assasssin's Creed games and other similar ones. Simply too many repetitious tasks, empty spaces, unnecessary item gathering.
If only Sony did the same too.
The game is not perfect by any means, but it's still pretty good and I appreciate the support the devs gave it. After hearing what were their plans to add or improve upon the sequel, now I sorta wished Sony bothered to give Bend Studios a chance to correct their mistakes from launch. Who cares if the metacritic score isn't 80 or higher?
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