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I'm thinking about buying it now, worth it?
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It lacks content, $15 a month for cross platform game is dumb. It lacks content due to its ps3 release as well, and I heard the beta was HORRIBLE and people that played the beta are shocked the full release is out already. As the beta was more of a Alpha.

I would pass mate, its another global agenda, i can smell it now. Free2Play within a year.
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Yeh Global Agenda is an awful game.

Gameplay videos look good, I'm confused O.o
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I'm also curious as to whether or not it's worth it. My biggest worry is how good/bad the port to PC was done.
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I'll admit to buying this on a drunken Steam store shopping spree. So, I'll weight in on it.

Negatives:
-Straight up console game. It's all keybindings and no mouse unless you're on a menu screen. Plus they didn't even implement PC-quality graphics with launch (i.e. no res textures..but they did say that they'll be coming soon)
-Short. Getting to max level will take you about 10 hours MAX. (max level is 30)
-UI. Can only have a max of 6 skills out at once + 2 consumables. And you can't customize it at all.
-Chat system. Hard as hell to chat in the game. Most of the time when you hit Enter to chat it wont register so you have to go to the Chat Menu.
-Lack of reward for open world PvP. About all you get is the satifaction of squatting on those you've vanquished.

Positives:
-Character customization. About the same as all the other superhero games.
-Items. I like how they did it in this game. It has the classic white -> green -> blue -> purple -> orange itemization system. Gear unlocks costume styles as you progress, and you can either use each piece of gear's style, keep your original, or use a style that you've previously equipped. Plus there's rare and unique styles.
-Combat system. This for me is a positive but some may find it a negative. But, for a lot of you're abilities, it requires you to combo them through mouse clicks and what-not.. I find it better than mashing 1,2,3,1,2,3,1..
-Lore. Lots of lore to keep you busy. BUT, this involoves flying/leaping/running around looking for glowing question marks on the ground to pick up and hear some dialog.
-End game content. While small at the moment, there is something to do once you hit 30.
-Open world. Self explanatory.


SO. If you want my opinion.. It has potential, so long as Sony implements some more end game content and makes the PC version an actual PC game.
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lol @ no mouse in game
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Max level in 10hrs? No PC res textures? No mouse?

What a slap in the face. Bad game is bad. Yup, it be free2play in no time.
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Originally Posted by kilrbe3 View Post
What a slap in the face. Bad game is bad. Yup, it be free2play in no time.
This is why you shouldn't really have console port MMO's. Thought all the trailers I saw were for only the console but I guess since you can't really up it all that much it will still look god awful on a computer.

Hopefully they don't end up like APB is all I can say.
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Max level in 10 hours? Lol maybe if you were in the beta and know your way. I've been playing for 28 hours and am only level 27.

My take:

Combat is great. Most engaging of all MMO's. No dull auto attacks. Just combos action RPG style. Recommend playing with the controller. The world is pretty huge from what I've seen. You can literally go anywhere. Superspeed is awesome.

The bad things about the game is that it's obvious it was made with the console in mind. Chat is a pain, and the UI is tailored for the console. Settings also reset ( Though res and Vsync do not ) when restarting.

Aside from the bad things I listed, it's a good game for any DC fan. Is it an MMO for the hardcore people? Definitely not. I'd wait a month to see what they patch to see if the issues above get fixed.
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If they make it more PC friendly, I'll pick it up. Gotta be able to use a mouse, though.
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