Even while trying to nudge itself towards something more approachable, there is still nothing quite like this game.
From looking at the 2 reviews getting the most attention on N4G right now, you'd honestly think this has a Metacritic of around 60. Currently at 87. What's with the negativity, lads?
People love freaking out over nothing. IGN's is the most commented it seems here - scored a 7 - which is better than the 6.8 they scored the original.
I hate them more when they're trying to explain what each score means to them like we don't already know but we all know it's bs.
People I think were expecting a generic action game, this game does something unique and different. As much as people complain about devs never doing anything new, they complain when one does. Not everyone obviously, but I think a lot of people simply didn't get it. The game tells a story through every medium, from the dialogue, to the art, to yes, even the gameplay. They weren't going for some generically addictive gameplay loop, clearly. People by and large have judged the game on what they wanted or expected it to be, not what it is.
The old moan it's the same moan if it's different argument lol. It amazes me gamers sometimes, never happy. The games basically a walking sim, with inventory management with a awesome story. I don't get what gamers find hard to fathom. You even like these games or you dont. The problem is most people who reviewed the game for gaming websites IGN, KFG etc don't like inventory management or walking sims so why get them to review it in the 1st place.
@EvertonFC I think even calling it a walking sim is oversimplifying it. The gameplay is tied to the story, you're literally acting out the plot. You're carrying the heaviest load you can across difficult terrain. Bearing your cross if you will, in order to improve a seemingly hopeless world. A timeless story, but an effective one. Rather than disconnect the story from the gameplay, it's all woven together. It's pretty rare to have gameplay mechanics be part of the narrative, usually you just get some generic tried and true gameplay loop. It was pretty refreshing to see IMO, and it worked if you got it, and didn't think it was just some arbitrary busywork to fill in the gameplay.
Elvis, You get it my friend.
"What's with the negativity?" It's probably because it's on PS5
Exactly. This game is just another game for PS users and it's great but it could easily be the game of the gen for another certain platform.
No i love my ps5, this game is not for everyone. That’s what the Sony fanboy don’t understand that not all exclusive should get 10/10 form everyone. The game look really good but it’s just not fun to play.
The irony. Mostly everything non-PS4/PS5 related on this site for years has gotten unnecessary negativity and stories in the Pending queue take longer than Sony stories. It's a pro-PlayStation site through and through.
The review should be divided in two Art direction 10/10 Fun factor 2/10
I disagree, I thought the game was fun. It's a matter of taste.
Yes that’s what a review is all about
So why are you saying their review 'should' be different?
Because a review is not a dictature, I still can say my opinion
That's subjective and a matter of opinion, right ✅ 🤔
Another great review, nice! Bunch of 8's 9's and even 10's
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