Average User Score: 1.7Dec 19, 2012I consider myself to give all games a fair chance to prove themselves. WarZ, however, has shown that it doesn't deserve this. With poor graphics, atrocious gameplay, and horrendous community management, WarZ has proven itself to be one of the worst games that have come out in recent years.
Such attempts at grabbing money are insulting, and should not continue. Mr. Titov has effectively destroyed any future attempts at releasing a game that people will buy. With both WarZ and Big Rigs on his resume, I can imagine that this is going to be us last hurrah.… Expand
Average User Score: 8.4Nov 12, 2011Well, there goes my life for the next few months. Skyrim has taken the good elements of the Elder Scrolls series and refined it, removing the bad or unnecessary parts. This game is the pinnacle of what a game can be, simply by working hard and releasing a good product. Menus are streamlined, with the extra, non-essential information being separated from the important elements.
The world is beautiful, and is an excellent merge of real world fauna and fictional creatures to make it quite immersive. It is quite easy to lose yourself in this game, regardless of previous RPG experience. It is also quite obvious that Bethesda learned from their experience with the Fallout franchise to add and change some things. No longer will over-encumbrance be as much a burden on the enterprising adventurer, as the Fallout system was implemented. Sprinting is also a welcome addition; a good tangent from walking to riding a horse.
All in all, this is the best Bethesda game to date. I fear for the future of the company, because I highly doubt they'll be able to top this anytime soon. 10/10… Expand
Average User Score: 5.0Oct 4, 2011This game has potential. I am not denying this in the least. It throws out amazing ideas and concepts, but just doesn't follow through on them. I'm hoping to see something that expands upon the game soon, but until then, this will be getting a mediocre score. It does, however, look amazing. 6/10.… Expand
Average User Score: 6.8Oct 4, 2011Personally, I haven't seen much of these problems that people use as the driving force behind the negative reviews. The only problem I have is the fact that this game is unforgiving. Unforgiving, however, in a good way. I feel that if I get rushed by zombies, I need to pull something out of my ass to survive, and typically, it doesn't work out. This game feels like true Zombie SURVIVAL, and that's the thing that this genre really needed to refresh it. 8/10… Expand
Average User Score: 6.1Oct 4, 2011This game has potential. I am not denying this in the least. It throws out amazing ideas and concepts, but just doesn't follow through on them. I'm hoping to see something that expands upon the game soon, but until then, this will be getting a mediocre score. It does, however, look amazing. 6/10.… Expand
Average User Score: 5.8Jun 22, 2011From my experience as a gamer, the Duke franchise has been one that has interested me. I enjoyed Duke 3D back in the late 90s, simply due to its Doom-esque gameplay elements with a more mature subject matter. So, of course I was excited when I initially heard Gearbox announcing they had bought the rights to the game.
Having played the game though, I have to say that it's not as strong as I was initially expecting with all the hype. Graphically, it's fairly ok, but I can see where the console gamers will be complaining, simply because it won't look as nice on the 7 year old computer that is the Xbox. On PC, it doesn't look as bad as people are talking about; while I can see older graphics, it doesn't look like a 4 year old game.
From a gameplay standpoint, the game feels empty. I was expecting twice, or even three times the amount of enemies that were in the game. The horde fights, however, were done quite well, making them a fun but difficult challenge to beat, especially on the higher difficulty settings. The platforming elements in the game definitely detracted from the gameplay; I want to beat the living **** out of aliens, not jump on gears. The one exception I do have against this, however, is when you escape from the dam. That part would almost require less shooting, considering what is happening.
On a side point, I watched a review calling this game out on the lack of originality with its weapons. The game did an excellent job of making the D3D guns more current, while adding in a few new ones. In that regard, Gearbox did quite well
While this isn't as innovating as its previous counterpart, DNF is still a solid game. Had there been more fighting, less jumping, and more reasons to have parents complain like D3D had, this would have been a better game.