Gametrailers review is a 9/10

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#1 Posted by Totori (559 posts) -

*thumbs up*

#2 Edited by Yummylee (21643 posts) -

I bet it's because of all those sexy pawns they hired.

#3 Posted by Karkarov (3102 posts) -

Glad to see it get another 9. For those following the Robert Cram videos he gave it a 8.5 on his site which I think is called MS Xbox World or something to that effect. I have a feeling it's average will end out in the 75-80 range barring some unusually low score ala joystiq.

#4 Edited by TentPole (1858 posts) -

Nope.

It is an 8.7

#5 Posted by Totori (559 posts) -
@TentPole said:

No it is not.

It is an 8.7

Tell me the difference between a 8.7 and a 9.
#6 Edited by TentPole (1858 posts) -

@Totori said:

@TentPole said:

No it is not.

It is an 8.7

Tell me the difference between a 8.7 and a 9.

.3

#7 Posted by Karkarov (3102 posts) -

@Totori said:

@TentPole said:

No it is not.

It is an 8.7

Tell me the difference between a 8.7 and a 9.

Metacritic calls one a 87 and the other a 90.

#8 Edited by Yummylee (21643 posts) -

OK, after watching the video review, I am so bloody excited to dig in! Really great to hear how well the combat is, especially concerning the diversity; some of those high level magic spells looked outstanding as well. While the lacking story is one such downside, I imagine I'm hardly going to care once I really get deep into all of the mechanics and will be too busy exploring to really care about any sort of narrative.

What struck me as weird with the review, though, was when the ME2 Launch trailer theme started to play at around the 7 minute mark.

#9 Posted by Totori (559 posts) -
@TentPole said:

@Totori: .3

what do those 3 fractions of a point entail?
#10 Posted by Slag (4379 posts) -

Seems to be getting scores all across the gamut. Joystiq gave it what two stars? And there are several in the 7 and 8 range.

I figure the max GB will give it is a 4, but I have feeling it might get a 3 given the glitchiness if they are feeling uncharitable.

Not that i care I already decided I'm going to buy it.

#11 Posted by TentPole (1858 posts) -

@Totori: Why make shit up?

#12 Posted by Totori (559 posts) -
@TentPole: exactly
#13 Posted by Agent47 (1896 posts) -

Only thing bumming me out is like they said in the review there is no randomization enemies will always be in pre-determined spots.But hey that's something they could always adress in a patch, if there was enough outcry about it.

#14 Posted by TentPole (1858 posts) -

@Totori: Whatever, you are fucking nuts and I have to go pick up my copy of this awesome looking game.

#15 Posted by Karkarov (3102 posts) -

@Agent47 said:

Only thing bumming me out is like they said in the review there is no randomization enemies will always be in pre-determined spots.But hey that's something they could always adress in a patch, if there was enough outcry about it.

That isn't exactly true, even if it is mostly right. Enemies do have respawns and there is a certain random element to it. A place that is safe during the day might have enemies at night, a place that is bandits during the day may be a ogre in the evening, etc etc. Also apparently as you get further in the game some mini boss monsters start showing in new places. So while there might "always" be enemies at a given spot it might not always be the same enemy and the situation may change a bit depending on things. Certain spots will be static though, like the canyon leading from Cassardis to Gran Soren is always harpies... :/

#16 Posted by Hailinel (24798 posts) -

@TentPole said:

@Totori said:

@TentPole said:

No it is not.

It is an 8.7

Tell me the difference between a 8.7 and a 9.

.3

In fairness, taking a difference of three decimal points seriously when it comes to game reviews is laughable.

OH NOES! Zelda 8.8, and so forth.

#17 Posted by TentPole (1858 posts) -

@Hailinel: I agree but that still doesn't mean that gametrailers gave this game a 9. If a couple of decimal points isn't a big deal (which I agree with) then why lie?

#18 Posted by Sjupp (1910 posts) -

Why does these threads keep being made?

#19 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7617 posts) -

Reviews seem to be all over the place, which I guess is to be expected, after the reaction from the demo.

Personally, I enjoyed it a lot though, so I'll be buying it eventually, regardless of scores. I certainly don't put much weight behind what Gametrailers thinks.

#20 Posted by BeachThunder (11940 posts) -

I rate this thread 1/10.

#21 Posted by jjnen (661 posts) -
@TentPole

@Hailinel: I agree but that still doesn't mean that gametrailers gave this game a 9. If a couple of decimal points isn't a big deal (which I agree with) then why lie?

Because Totori is an asshole and wants to take some kind of stand.
#22 Posted by Landon (4143 posts) -

@BeachThunder said:

I rate this thread 1/10.

I rate your comment a 2/5

#23 Posted by antoniothedeadly (30 posts) -

People see an 8.7 as an 8 and obviously a 9 or above as a "perfect" score. The trolls need an excuse after all...

I'll wait till more reviews start cropping in and then I'll make my decision,

#24 Posted by Three0neFive (2293 posts) -

@Landon said:

@BeachThunder said:

I rate this thread 1/10.

I rate your comment a 2/5

I rate this entire exchange an 8.7456190/10.

#25 Posted by TentPole (1858 posts) -

@Three0neFive said:

@Landon said:

@BeachThunder said:

I rate this thread 1/10.

I rate your comment a 2/5

I rate this entire exchange an 8.7456190/10.

So a 9 then.

#26 Posted by Sweep (8861 posts) -

Unless you have something new or meaningful to add to this discussion, there is no need to simply post a thread with a review score from another website. If people wanted to know what the gametrailers review score was, they would go to gametrailers.

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