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Borderlands

I've never been so disappointed in a game that is so critically acclaimed.

What happened? I almost bought that game last week for $10
post #432 of 1298
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I didn't really ever get in to Read Dead Redemption. I loved GTA 4 and played that a lot. I saw the potential in RDR, I knew I would've liked it if I kept playing, I just didn't I guess it didn't suck me in enough initially.

I would like to play RDR, but I just never play on my Xbox. I started playing it a long time ago, it was a pretty awesome game imo, but that's what hindered it for me. If it were on PC it'd be different.
post #433 of 1298
BL2- play it with friends, or don't play it at all type of game.
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post #434 of 1298
I started KOTOR a long time ago but hadn't gone back to finish it till recently. Took me over 50 hours to finish it and, though it was a lot of fun, I couldn't get more than an hour into the second one. I was really not fond of the gameplay.

I also couldn't get into the binding of issac. I like the gameplay but the game itself was dumb and after a couple levels I just gave it up.
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What happened? I almost bought that game last week for $10

It's the lack of 'happening' to be honest.

I heard it was great in co-op so me and a buddy bought it in the Christmas sales. Played it for 30 minutes and we just weren't feeling it.

The shooting felt dumb, the story line was super weak. I just didn't get it, at all. I'm not usually very picky or critical with games, so I tend to enjoy most games even when people say they suck, but I just couldn't get into this.
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Borderlands had a lot of hype going into it as a new AAA shooter -looter game. That partially made it fun, being excited about something like that on a large scale game. There is a lot of humor in the game as well. If the humor doesn't work for you I could see the game being rather boring, as a lot of it is repetitive deep down.

Deep down it is just a shooter with repetitive looting.

I loved the game. But I didn't get BL2.
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Borderlands had a lot of hype going into it as a new AAA shooter -looter game. That partially made it fun, being excited about something like that on a large scale game. There is a lot of humor in the game as well. If the humor doesn't work for you I could see the game being rather boring, as a lot of it is repetitive deep down.

Deep down it is just a shooter with repetitive looting.

I loved the game. But I didn't get BL2.

That's a shame, since BL2 is better in every way. There's more humor, better gunplay, more imaginative environments, better characters, etc.

In fact, I often recommend people skip BL1 and go straight to 2, since BL2 is pretty much what 1 should have been all along.
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post #438 of 1298
ya I have too many games at the moment to get BL2. Also my time to play with others is significantly less compared to when BL came out smile.gif
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post #439 of 1298
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My friends are constantly playing Borderlands and try as I might I just can't get into it.

The art direction, variety of weapons etc. is great, but the gameplay itself gets really boring after a while.

Again, to each his own!
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I feel the same way about Deus Ex HR as OP.

Other games that were given a lot of credit and I could never get into are:

Assassins Creed franchise (I've tried playing each one), Dishonored, Final Fantasy IX, League of Legends, DOTA2, The Walking Dead, and Amnesia.
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