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Average User Score: 9.2Dec 26, 2013Overrated and overhyped.
Hear me out, first. When you think of a game, what's the first thing you think of? If what you said was any ofOverrated and overhyped.
Hear me out, first.
When you think of a game, what's the first thing you think of?
If what you said was any of the following, you probably don't know what a game is:
Graphics, soundtrack, acting, story, any type of rating
All of those are nice little features, but the correct answer is game-play.
That isn't an opinion (maybe in the context of my question), but game-play is the most important thing when it comes to a GAME. Everything else can combine to make a MOVIE. There's a difference between the two.
Now onto The Last of Us.
NOTICE SOMETHING ABOUT ALL OF THE "MOST HELPFUL" USER REVIEWS?
*NONE* of them talk about game-play. Everything but that, actually. This is less a game and more of an experience, which isn't bad, but when the game-play actually is seen, it's incredibly repetitive, either boring or tedious, and the AI is horrendous. I have played this game to the end. Because, again, it's more of an experience the other elements want you to continue. But it's nothing to go back for, and honestly doesn't deserve "Game of the Year" or all these 10's and 100's. This is... an interactive movie, with your "choices" not affecting much at all. There were so many better games this year, yet so many people say this is the best game ever, or of the last decade, and so on. They are wrong. How can their opinion be wrong, you ask? Because when they talk about why they like it, just about EVERY TIME they don't talk about the gameplay, just how it looked pretty and sounded nice. That is not the game they like. They like it for being art, and less a game. Video games are art, yes, but on the list of things that make it art, gameplay is definitely near the bottom, if not at it entirely.
But I suppose I will get many... dislikes, I guess they are, for saying this. Even though it's true. If you liked the gameplay, fine by me, but I thought it was horrendous and is most certainly what everyone overlooks. And that last part is a fact, not an opinion.… Expand