IGN REVIEW

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#1 Posted by DrLove (357 posts) -
#2 Edited by Jrinswand (1695 posts) -

Jeez, when did IGN become so visually abrasive?

Edit: I do rather like the video integration though.

#3 Posted by DrLove (357 posts) -
#4 Posted by Phatmac (5720 posts) -

Ugh, IGN reviews look terrible now. Give me the goddamn text and not some fake/crummy magazine look.

#5 Posted by BabyChooChoo (4237 posts) -

Ah, Anthony Gallegos, my man crush, we meet again...

#6 Posted by gla55jAw (2684 posts) -

@Phatmac said:

Ugh, IGN reviews look terrible now. Give me the goddamn text and not some fake/crummy magazine look.

They seem to do this layout for select big games.

#7 Edited by handlas (2634 posts) -

Aside from the ads of course the IGN redesign looks way better than it was imo. I rarely ever go to Gametrailers but their redesign sucks bad.

Oh Borderlands?

#8 Posted by Funkydupe (3304 posts) -
  • +Lots of great loot.
  • +Humorous writing.
  • +Awesome world.
  • –Underdeveloped visual customization.
  • –All of the loot is shared.

So odd that it lacks on visual customization, with all the crazy skins I've seen. Maybe if the game had armor it'd be different.

Anyway, 9.0. Pretty awesome score.

#9 Posted by Asurastrike (2157 posts) -

@DrLove said:

In the video he says vehicle missions provide a welcome change of pace, but at the end of the video the only negative is -vehicle missions.

#10 Posted by FirePrince (1763 posts) -

@Asurastrike: IGN.

#11 Posted by HerbieBug (4189 posts) -

IGN has the longest list of sites on the NoScript menu I've ever seen. Thing reaches almost to the bottom of my screen. :/

#12 Posted by shinboy630 (1130 posts) -

Hello and welcome to the Comedy Button. Wait, what?

#13 Posted by Sanity (1890 posts) -

Good score i guess but i always feel like the first few sites to get a review out there rush it for the page hits.

#14 Posted by AxleBro (796 posts) -

@Asurastrike: they needed to say something was bad, dude, gearbox only paid for the 9.0

#15 Posted by Landon (4127 posts) -

This game looks fuckign great

#16 Posted by cmblasko (1104 posts) -

@Funkydupe said:

  • +Lots of great loot.
  • +Humorous writing.
  • +Awesome world.
  • –Underdeveloped visual customization.
  • –All of the loot is shared.

So odd that it lacks on visual customization, with all the crazy skins I've seen. Maybe if the game had armor it'd be different.

Anyway, 9.0. Pretty awesome score.

Why is shared loot a negative?

#17 Posted by MiniPato (2714 posts) -

All that white burns my eyes!

#18 Posted by Aishan (1008 posts) -

@cmblasko said:

@Funkydupe said:

  • +Lots of great loot.
  • +Humorous writing.
  • +Awesome world.
  • –Underdeveloped visual customization.
  • –All of the loot is shared.

Why is shared loot a negative?

Because if you play with assholes, they run around taking everything for themselves. Not a problem if you play with friends, but individually instanced loot alá Diablo 3 would still have been nice.

#19 Posted by JSwan13 (274 posts) -

Anthony Gallegos = the only reason I go to ign.

#20 Edited by PandaBear (1295 posts) -

First point - IGN looks worse than ever. Is that 52 point font for the us vision damaged gamers?

Secondly, why oh why do these links appear on Giant Bomb. This isn't GameTab, it's not a dumping ground for links. Go talk about it on the Teh Vestibule.

#21 Edited by CptBedlam (4449 posts) -

@DrLove: IGN with the first review.... who would've thought? They're in the shady exclusive review business.

Also, stop the fucking "IGN REVIEW IS OUT" threads.

#22 Posted by Funkydupe (3304 posts) -

@CptBedlam: Why? I didn't mind getting a link to the review.

#23 Posted by Bourbon_Warrior (4523 posts) -

Still wished this game had armor, helmets etc. So my Sniper looks different than the other million snipers.

#24 Edited by CptBedlam (4449 posts) -

@Funkydupe: I hate these threads. IGN doesn't deserve to get their exclusive review bullshit promoted. IGN is basically an extension of publisher's PR departments and it is sad to see that not everyone has realized that by now.

#25 Posted by Aishan (1008 posts) -

@Bourbon_Warrior said:

Still wished this game had armor, helmets etc. So my Sniper looks different than the other million snipers.

There are head and skin options that drop as loot.

#26 Posted by DrLove (357 posts) -

@PandaBear said:

Secondly, why oh why do these links appear on Giant Bomb. This isn't GameTab, it's not a dumping ground for links. Go talk about it on the Teh Vestibule.

Its a forum to talk about the game, this review does that.. please feel free not to add to the thread if you disagree with it.

#27 Posted by Heltom92 (698 posts) -

Man what is with all the snooty assholes on this site taking a shit on IGN all the time? It's really quite pathetic.

#28 Posted by DrLove (357 posts) -

@CptBedlam said:

@DrLove: IGN with the first review.... who would've thought? They're in the shady exclusive review business.

Also, stop the fucking "IGN REVIEW IS OUT" threads.

I apologize for offending you

#29 Edited by CptBedlam (4449 posts) -

@Heltom92 said:

Man what is with all the snooty assholes on this site taking a shit on IGN all the time? It's really quite pathetic.

Because people keep creating shitty "IGN REVIEW OUT" threads for every single game. If you want to read IGN, go to IGN.

@Funkydupe said:

Anyway, 9.0. Pretty awesome score.

Actually, it's a warning sign. With an exclusive review, they most likely have a scale from 8.5-10 to work with.

#30 Posted by Funkydupe (3304 posts) -

I don't bother to carry around that type of dislike for a video game site. A review is one man's opinion.

#31 Posted by Mnemoidian (955 posts) -

@Asurastrike: He also says (05:20) that "vehicles are largely underutilized, mostly serving the purpose of getting from A to B." (before saying they are also a welcome change of pace).

To be fair, at 9.0, it's supposed to be pretty difficult to find large faults - unless the rest of the game is so amazing that it can carry a crippling flaw - so I don't find that objectional? And they needed to write something as a negative. Was that or "buggy", I suppose?

Then again, I think numbers on reviews are unneccesary voodoo, so what do I know?

I realize that people don't like IGN (personally, I don't really care either way), but, without playing the game, this seems like a fair (video) review, which brings up some flaws, but largely gushes on what they seem to think is a great review?

That's a lot of question marks, but I am a bit confused. :P

#32 Posted by Sweep (8780 posts) -

If people want to read the IGN review they will go to IGN. We don't need threads made for every time a different website posts a review. Unless you have something new or meaningful to add to the discussion regarding the review, it's just spam.

And we all know what happens to spam, right kids?!

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