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Dead Space 2 is an amazing game. I'm going to write about its scary moments, cool kills, and how much I dig the main character's internal struggle, but Dead Space 2 is about more than this. When I beat it for the first time, I sat on the couch with my heart racing and dissected the journey I had just taken. Then, I started my second playthrough, and when that was done, I jumped into a new game for the third time. Dead Space 2 is just that good.

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This is extremely good news for me!

I loved the first one, and knowing that the second one is actually better, makes want to have it really bad!


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I don't know, I'm kind of weary about this game.
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I don't know, I'm kind of weary about this game.
Well, I don't know if you played the first one, it was actually a good game, IMO.

It's a mix of action/horror, and it suited my tastes quite well
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It's just a copy/paste of the console reviews. It doesn't say anything about the PC version specifically.
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I've pre-purchased mine already!
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It's funny one guy exposed the dude who wrote a article on it.

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I am getting Dead Space 2, but I'm not a fan of IGN's biased reviews is what I'm saying. A game doesn't deserve a 9.5 lasting appeal purely for Greg's stated reasons. There was NOTHING above and beyond in that game to pull players in, other than added challenge.

And no one cares whether YOU liked Ninja Gaiden 2. The REVIEWER liked it and HE said it was worth playing through on those difficulties. Therefore, based on his perspective, he believed lasting appeal deserved a 8.0 because of the added challenge of the difficulties.

Based on Greg's review, EVERY fun game with multiple difficulties should get a 9.5 lasting appeal regardless of whether or not they have multiplayer, since it clearly doesn't matter whether or not your MP is fun or not in order to get a 9.5 in lasting appeal.

Let's put this in a better perspective for your simple mind. Call of Duty Black Ops received a 9.0 for lasting appeal despite its multiple difficulties and INSANELY good multiplayer (for people who enjoy that genre, no anti-CoD goons comment on that). World of Warcraft got a 9.5 for lasting appeal and it was the single greatest MMO to ever exist at the time. You can't get much better lasting appeal than with the original WoW.
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It's funny one guy exposed the dude who wrote a article on it.
Exposed? That was just some dude ranting on Greg for giving it a 9.5 in lasting appeal because he thought the game was fun to play multiple times.
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people on reddit were ripping the reviewer a new one for his pretty low level writing skills and shallow review.
 
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post #9 of 32
IGN is extremely biased. Try the game for yourself!
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It's become plainly obvious that a 9.0 means nothing these days. Especially when Black Ops got one.
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