Personally I’m loving it. I feel like the game may not be as fresh and new as everyone is acting like, but it feels that way. A lot of people are comparing it to a “Sekiro lite meets Assassins Creed meets RDR2” and it’s just a beautiful game, compelling characters, a good interesting storyline with great (albeit simple) combat. I respect your opinion on it bc a lot of what you say is right but it’s fun as hell. If you get the chance to play it cheap or borrow it, it’s definitely worth it even if you’re not interested in buying it.This game's like Shadow of Mordor, but without any of the things that made that game interesting. It would've benefited from having actually interesting enemies to fight against instead of sword guy, spear guy, shield guy, and big guy.
No idea why everyone's soy facing over it. It's a decent, Ubisoft style open world with nice environments. But nothing really special. It also has some of the worst facial animations I've seen in a Sony game in a long time.
I'm guessing it's a combination of mainstream consoomers desperate for the next AAA sandbox, combined with some post-TLOU2 coping. Kind of like how everyone pretended that Alita: Battle Angel wasn't shit to cope with Captain Marvel's success.
Love how they felt the need to shove in modern political agendas. If there's one thing a samurai game needs, it's a quest about defending a gay man and asserting his right to love whoever he wants!
It's about on par with something like Days Gone, but a bit more blatantly 'woke' themes with all the forced female representation and LGBT nonsense. Whereas Days Gone - for as shit as it was - wasn't afraid to have the the game be about straight white men.
It'd probably be a 6-7/10 if it was published by Ubisoft, but it's a Sony game so all the journos had to inflate the score. Like they did with TLOU2.
It barely sold half of what TLOU2 did lol.
User review scores on metacritic don't mean much. The new Spongebob game has a 9.0 and more reviews than Doom Eternal.
mad a side not I wonder if a lot of people are using this as a cope bc they couldn’t get through Sekiro? It has fairly similar mechanics (especially with the field where “stagger” (aka posture) is absolutely key.) just a thought.