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post #11 of 32
I played the first one quite a few times, I don't expect anything less then another amazing game. redface.gif If you have an Xbox 360 controller, I would hook it up and play with that.
Edited by paulerxx - 1/25/11 at 3:10pm
post #12 of 32
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Originally Posted by ilam3d;12141089 
IGN is extremely biased. Try the game for yourself!

It got about 9/10 by many other reviewers

Check by yourself
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Space_2#Reception

So are you saying that all of them are biased ?
post #13 of 32
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Originally Posted by PanicProne;12138978 
It's a mix of action/horror, and it suited my tastes quite well smile.gif

Agreed. I played the first one numerous times and it never got old. I remember playing Friday the 13th for old school NES and could only play it during the day; I was a lot younger mind you.
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post #14 of 32
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Originally Posted by ThePath;12141331 
It got about 9/10 by many other reviewers

Check by yourself
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Space_2#Reception

So are you saying that all of them are biased ?
It's like getting your news from Fox as opposed to an unbiased news source. You get the same news, but one is riddled with filth. I stopped reading IGN along time ago.
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Agreed. I played the first one numerous times and it never got old. I remember playing Friday the 13th for old school NES and could only play it during the day; I was a lot younger mind you.

I played both RE1 and 2 at night in the dark, when it was the scariest thing out there. You can only play horror in the pitch black.

Off Topic: Anyone know if there is a steam requirement for PC?
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when i read the review, I actually had to look at the url bar, and page title to make sure I was on IGN and not some kids blog page....awful writing. The 1up review was great.
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If you have an Xbox 360 controller, I would hook it up and play with that.
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post #18 of 32
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Originally Posted by PanicProne;12138978 
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 smile.gif

I played the first one and didn't like it, I think I quit after an hour or so.

Anyway, I never trust reviews from big sites like IGN, they are basically obligated to kow-tow to the big publishers in order to get their review copy early and have it ready on launch day. Otherwise their readership and thus advertising dollars plummet.

There are some reviewers out there that wait, buy the game with their own money, and maybe their review is a little late but you know they were not told what to write by the publisher.
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Originally Posted by just_nuke_em;12141554 
It's like getting your news from Fox as opposed to an unbiased new source. You get the same news, but one is riddled with filth. I stopped reading IGN along time ago.

An unbiased news source.lachen.gif As if one of those exists on TV. lachen.gif
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An unbiased news source.lachen.gif As if one of those exists on TV. lachen.gif

C-Span is about as unbiased as you can get.

However, the thread is about Dead Space 2. rolleyes.gif

Never played the first one, but maybe i'll pick them up when they go on sale.
    
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