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PC Gaming is dead.
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Originally Posted by rocstar96;12752086 
PC Gaming is dead.

A little early for bad jokes I'd say.
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I think they deserve all the humiliation possible. Of course this sorta thing happens all the time... but to get caught doing it, pathetic.
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post #34 of 42
and I wondered where all the 0 reviews came from...

haters keep on hating I guess...

I rather liked it... not as much as DA:O which I would've given a 9... but this I'd still give it an 8

if we remove ALL the 0, 1, and 2 reviews the average user score would probably be on par with reviewer scores

because in a hater's opinion, anything that's not the way they like, even slightly, warrants a 0 or 1... while to a reviewer, a horrible game's a minimum of 5...

and in my personal opinion, EA's been doing a tremendous job in the past 2 years... compared to the other 2-3 before that... it's Ubisoft I'm kind of worried about...
Edited by zedex - 3/16/11 at 6:03am
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Good main story (but narrow) and I loved the companion quests. They front load the side quests but I can look past that.

What I couldn't stand was sheer laziness/rushed quality of the game. There was literally 1 or 2 of a dungeon "type" used for every single freaking dungeon. I cleared over 5 dungeons using the same freaking cave map from different angles. I mean, in one dungeon you enter a "hidden cave" or whatever and EXIT the same spot by going through a DOOR in the cave that CONNECTS to a hallway to a room on the map. (which is a dead end, because that room is used in another dungeon. Off the top of my head they used that exact zone for 3 locations.

Not to mention the tiny zones and EVERY quest made you load to another zone.

Gets a 6.5-7 from me. And from what I hear there's no real re-playability as it essentially ends the same no matter what.
Edited by Nugu - 3/16/11 at 6:46am
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EA potty training Bioware?
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LOL, quoted for truth!! Only complaint I have is you left out any Valve game from your sentence. That would have hit the nail on the head for overclock.net and pc gaming threads.

I would have added Valve but L4D2 got in the way of that.
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On-topic:
I agree that it's bad form for a dev to give his own game a 10/10 rating. And his argument is a logical fallacy. According to him, all bad reviews are due to personal preference and all good ones aren't? Does not compute.

Kinda off-topic:
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Originally Posted by Nugu;12752651 
Good main story (but narrow) and I loved the companion quests. They front load the side quests but I can look past that.

What I couldn't stand was sheer laziness/rushed quality of the game. There was literally 1 or 2 of a dungeon "type" used for every single freaking dungeon. I cleared over 5 dungeons using the same freaking cave map from different angles. I mean, in one dungeon you enter a "hidden cave" or whatever and EXIT the same spot by going through a DOOR in the cave that CONNECTS to a hallway to a room on the map. (which is a dead end, because that room is used in another dungeon. Off the top of my head they used that exact zone for 3 locations.

Not to mention the tiny zones and EVERY quest made you load to another zone.

Gets a 6.5-7 from me. And from what I hear there's no real re-playability as it essentially ends the same no matter what.
Very similar to my sentiments, except I didn't enjoy the main quest too much (way to disjointed). I'd also give it a 6.5. The game has a lot of potential but it's painfully obvious that much of the game is rushed.
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"I helped make it, of course it's perfect."
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You guys always have to complain about something don't you? Before you bash on the single 10/10 that's at the center of this thread, why don't you think about where all of the 0/10 ratings came from? Right zedex?
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and I wondered where all the 0 reviews came from...

haters keep on hating I guess...
 
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