OXM UK: "Sometimes, games make us sad. We go into them chirpy believers, fresh of face and breezy of tone, and leave them drained men, cradling the wreckage of our lust for life."
Games that claim to be about blowing everything up, but turn out to be filled with objects you can't blow up. Thanks, Bodycount.
Bodycount wasn't that bad. It suffered most from being compared to Battlefield. Treat it like a linear arcade shooter and it's quite decent.
"It suffered most from being compared to Battlefield" No it wasn't. The game they made before this was 'Black', which was amazing for its time and with some pretty awesome gameplay. Besides the comparison to an awesome game before it, the reasons Bodycount scored how it did was boring gameplay and awkward controls.
SilentNegotiator is correct. Black was first shown behind closed doors to media. They referred to it as gun porn. It was amazing with great destruction for a last gen title. http://www.youtube.com/watc... http://n4g.com/news/151630/... Bodycount was referred to as the spiritual successor to Black in the manner that Cold Winter was the spiritual successor to Goldeneye. Not even close.
Sounds like Battlefield 3(at least the beta)
How can you disagree?
How is a beta a big disappointment? Your expectations are misguided. It's like being disappointed in the pre-order numbers.
You know what's funny number 6 is actualy spot on. Those bots are really good, how long has someone had to wait untill a bot dies so you can join....sometimes I wait a while because they manage to survive more then real players. Number 13:....Yeah thanks Sheva <sigh>
LOL You know what I meant :)
Number 13 that was amazing, and it made my night lol
lol, first thing i thought of when you said number 13 even before he commented.
Half-assed stealth. Silently clear an area of brain-dead enemies only to have the last guy automatically see you because it's part of a scripted event. Here come the reinforcements.
"8. When you're knocked off a wall by a rock in Assassin's Creed I'm not sure what you're trying to achieve, Mr Papal Guard. I just executed twenty of your friends. Do you really want me to stick around?" That one made me laugh the most, so so so true.
Thats a great one, had me in stitches.
That one's a classic, had me going.
I literally LOL'd at number 5. Very very well written and hideously funny. Totally imagined it happening in slow motion.
Haha, Quest for Vengeance, God of War 3 anyone?
Pretty damn funnty
12. When the game "does a Flood" Here are two completely compatible statements: (1) Halo has the best enemy design of any FPS ever, and (2) Halo has the worst enemy design of any FPS ever. This was humerous. While its not often, you do still see some games "doing a flood". It worked perfectly in the original Halo, but its a hard thing to replicate and usually ends up sucking.
I felt the flood ruined the flow of the first Halo.
same here, Halo is one of my all-time fav. games... due to co-op and its ease of use controls. I must have beaten it 10 times already and twice on legendary... and everything time I get to the "flood part" I fell for a lack of a better word depressed. I don't know why, its just the story and gameplay just screeches to a halt and the there is a lack of motivation. It wears off but it always happen whenever I got to that part of the game.
I actually liked it to a certain extent. Maybe because the first time I played it with a friend on the library level we were both kinda scared (we were around 11 orso) but we thought it was a awesome level to play at, having to both defend each other vigorously against the unknown enemy. While after that level, or just replaying that level is just actually not fun at all.
That's nonsense the first halo was perfect. It's still my all time favourite FPS (right next to HL2)
Halo is far from perfect. Dont get me wrong, its my favourite in the series, but the cookie cutter/copy paste level design together with the Flood left it feeling almost like an engine in need of a game. The 2nd half definately isnt as strong as levels like Halo and The silent Cartographer. The little pop ball guys are kind of fun, but the bigger ones that offer no tactile feedback when you shoot them suck. Its like shooting through a bag of water, they dont react, you just have to keep shooting til they die and theres never a sense of bullets hitting anything. The idea of a second race of aliens was a great one, but its poor design as far as the flood goes.
God I always hate it when I'm being knocked out in AC by rocks
I agree with the Gears 3 *player, i freaking hate bots
It's even worse when you waiting to spawn in as ones replacement and he's the other side of the map ironsighting a lovely flowerbed, or a brick wall...
I love the Assassin's Creed series so this one: 8. When you're knocked off a wall by a rock in Assassin's Creed I hate when I am climbing a building and people/guards are throwing stuff at u and u fall. It is sooo annoying, especially because it's probably because I am trying to get away from the guards, not fall onto the ground in the middle of them lol
"14. When you fire up a new game and there's an Xbox Live update Xbox 360 should come with a "detect first go on a game" feature. Or a bottle of whiskey I can drink while that download bar fills." Game updates take, what? 5 seconds to download or less? This tard must be pretty impatient....
That's what I was thinking. One of the bigger updates I've seen was only 4 MB. He must have dial-up. Unless he's talking about a system update. But the title updates don't take any longer than 10 seconds.
Lol well i think he is talking about game updates, because system updates always happen as soon as you log into LIVE. Dial-up is probably what he does have. either that, some crappy 500kb internet connection, which still wouldn't even take that long.
@signifiedsix "...because system updates always happen as soon as you log into LIVE." What are you talking about exactly? There has been one update and that was recently (0ctober 11, 2011). Before that the last update was (July 19, 2011). Even if you clear your cache you couldn't generate another Xbox system update. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/w... Number 14 is bull crap. No update beyond the rare system update takes more than 10 seconds.
@SITH- No crap. I'm talking about when there IS a system update. I didn't say EVERY TIME you log into xbox live
plus how often does xbox live update anyway, like 4 times a year. and like you guys said it is usually 3-5 mb to download. I was scratching my head a little on that one.
I could actually relate to that one, if you're talking to a friend on private chat or something and start a game, and then being greeted by a update and a sign out its pretty damn annoying to having to resend a privatechat msg or something.
Hmm I can see your point but if you create a party and put it to private its basically a private chat. Plus if you update it will automatically join back in for you.
Good list. #1 is my most hated, not just in CoD, but in any game. There are few things worse than trying to go undetected and some moron blows it. Last year, I was trying to get the trophy for calling in the final killstreak in Medal of Honor. I need 600 points without dying and I made it up to about 596 by hiding in some ruins with a sniper rifle. Some jackass spawned on me and proceeded to stand next to me firing his assault rifle half way across the map. It only took about 15 seconds before someone got us with mortar fire. FFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUU!!!!
What I hate about fps shooter games (its entirely down to preferance)s where they send you on quests which are pointless. For example, rage, the guy sends you after some supplies which he needs, while he stands there doing nothing. I can't stand that.
Don't play Dead Island then lol. At one point you find a mercenary and he's got this big ass machete. I've got a broomstick..we run into a couple zombies and he stands up on a hill and yells "Go get em!" So while I kill zombies he's standing on a rock watching and later after I finally kill all the zombies, he goes. "Here take my machete, it could be useful" NO SHIT SHERLOCK
Too many COD/BF clones. You don't see RC Cola getting in on Coke & Pepsi's action do you?
shooters arent so great this generation and we need more ips while this year theres been nothing new but just sequels and barely any new ips and most of them are shooters
Shooters can be fun again if we move away from military shooters.... or just do something that hasn't been done before. New IP's are desperately needed as well- I couldn't agree more. It's so bad that there are a number of games completing their trilogies just in this season alone....
i agree their are shooters that are great ig:metro 2033, deus ex, ect but we need more innovative ones than the military feel. we need more games such as infamous, assassins creed , and mirrors edge.
why did the submitter choose a big picture of Gears 3 as the image for this? oh right, to try and imply that Gears 3 was the biggest disappointment in gaming so all the idiots who dont actually read the articles will assume thats it. troll harder.
Awwww stop being butthurt.
GoW3 "did a flood" too... I want to kill evil scary locust - not some fat glowy guy that blows up when you shoot it.
People who only play horde and beast mode in Gears 3. You suck!
its actually fun and my friends, borther and i love it and play it a lot. Ill get my moneys worth no matter how i do it
I agree with #3 so hard
you said hard lol!
You know what worse that turning on a new game only to see a update for it on the 360? Turning on your ps3 to a new game and there being an update for it, then having to install it. Or a old game and having to download 5 updates, One. At. A. Time. And Installing them. One. At. A. Time. Not a troll, I never played my PS3 for 3 months because I know there are updates waiting
Or you could patch it when you feel like it, and simply sign out of the network to play w/out patching.
Im disgusted with the ace combat franchise after ace 6 rocked me online now its just plain yuck,and capcoms pathetic attempt at moto gp games,play 06 and 07 by THQ then the capcom games look and play like used bog rolls.
What is the name of the game in that last picture?
Final Fantasy XIII
It looks like Final Fantasy XIII. Edit: need to remember my refresh button.
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