What's Out This Week?

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Sinclair Gregstrum » May 14th, 2019, 11:13 am

Magical_Isopod wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 9:20 am
Simonsloth wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 8:14 am
I’m not sure if I missed something but Fallout 76 aside I think Bethesda have been relatively consistent.

Although aggregate scores aren’t stellar some of the Rage 2 reviews have been individually favourable like the IGN review. I wouldnt write them off just yet.
Fallout 4 was also garbage, unless you like the building stuff mode. The Elder Scrolls mobile game was trash. Fallout Shelter had exploitative microtransactions. The Elder Scrolls tabletop game literally copy/pasted a D&D campaign and changed a few words. Wolfenstein 2 had tons of issues at launch including balancing issues with the difficulty settings.

It's not just Fallout 76.
Possible a slightly harsh assessment of Bethesda maybe?

Average review scores and player sentiment towards franchises such as Fallout, Doom, Elder Scrolls, Prey, Dishonored, Evil Within, even Rage, are no less than good in general, and significantly more positive than that in some cases. I'd argue in the spectrum of publishers the Bethesda quality bar is consistently one of the highest, and a quick glance at Metacritic would bear that out. Not the definitive yardstick by any stretch but a yardstick all the same.

Fallout 76 was a huge fumble, handled terribly. But the table top game will have very little to do with the video game division, Fallout Shelter is free-to-play mobile game designed for micro-transactions, and Wolf 2 is a very highly rated game that I'm not sure can be placed in any 'Video Game Disasters' list.

Not saying Bethesda are perfect, but perhaps not quite that bad Mr Isopod!

Just offering a more 'glass half full' perspective ;)

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by dezm0nd » May 18th, 2019, 5:51 am

Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered [includes Liberation Remastered] (Switch) – May 21
Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland (PC, PS4, Switch) – May 21
Everybody’s Golf VR (PS VR) – May 21
Resident Evil Zero (Switch) – May 21
Resident Evil HD Remaster (Switch) – May 21
Resident Evil 4 (Switch) – May 21
Cities: Skylines – Campus (PC) – May 21
Observation (PC, PS4) – May 21
Slay the Spire (PS4) – May 21
Fission Superstar X (PC, Xbox One) – May 21
American Fugitive (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – May 21
Killing Floor: Double Feature (PS4, PS VR) – May 21
Team Sonic Racing (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – May 21
Skelly Selest (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – May 21
Dauntless (PS4, Xbox One) – May 21
Beat Saber – official launch (PC) – May 21
Mechanic Miner – Steam Early Access (PC) – May 22
Gladiabots (PC) – May 22
(PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – May 22
Gunlord X (Switch) – May 22
Total War: Three Kingdoms (PC) – May 23
Tennis World Tour – Roland-Garros Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – May 23
Pathologic 2 (PC) – May 23
S.W.I.N.E. HD Remaster (PC) – May 23
Balancelot (PC) – May 23
Wave Circles (Rift, Vive) – May 23
Dollhouse (PC, PS4) – May 24
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition (Switch) – May 24

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Chopper » May 18th, 2019, 5:57 am

Slay the Spire PS4??!!

There goes next week :?


Everybody’s Golf PSVR... bound to be an upgrade option if you already have it, though running around that stupid island in VR might be too much to take.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Sinclair Gregstrum » May 18th, 2019, 6:02 am

Team Sonic Racing is getting some glowing reviews, and is only £29.99 full price.

Very tempted...

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by clippa » May 18th, 2019, 6:06 am

I've read some places saying that it's a step back from transformed in some areas, but aye, sounds good enough to me. I'm gonna buy it.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by dezm0nd » May 19th, 2019, 6:32 am

I kinda like the new direction and I'm very fond of Transformed. I suspect this one will have a wider appeal by focusing on Sonic. As good as the previous games were and a love letter to Sega, having nothing but Sonic and friends will catch their targeted audience more

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Alex79uk » May 19th, 2019, 7:57 am

It does look good, but there's Crash racing out soonish as well isn't there? I've heard a lot of people lately saying how bad Crash Team Racing was on PS1, but that's just not true. It was a really good game.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by clippa » May 19th, 2019, 8:33 am

I think I played that but might be getting it confused with diddy kong racing. It's not coming to PC though I don't think. I pretty much have to go pc nowadays if I want to play anything. Any consoles or gadgets I buy just get lifted by my nephew.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by chase210 » May 19th, 2019, 9:48 am

I’d like resi 4 on switch, but the price is outrageous so I’ll wait.

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