[Walmart] Bloodborne for PS4 $9.96
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Jun 25th, 2019 2:52 am
SigBro wrote: As for the free/not free games, it's a lost cause for anyone trying to have a discussion with you about it because there's always a twinge of rage in your comments if one person sees it one way and you see it another and don't agree with it.
Jun 25th, 2019 3:29 am
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Jun 25th, 2019 8:44 pm
They did. It's called Sekiro .feminazi wrote: ↑ I bought it as a greatest hits after Christmas for 20 bucks. It is a great deal at 10 bucks! If you like Souls games you will love it!
I really like the Souls games but I wish they would add a fleshed-out story, some decent dialogue and a full palette of colours but I guess that is part of what makes the games different besides the difficulty and tight combat.
Jun 25th, 2019 9:41 pm
Really!? Well, well, well, it is about time the Souls games were fleshed out and that means Sekiro is a game I will definitely be looking to get on a sharp sale this year or next. Probably next. The backlog keeps calling for reinforcements when there are great game sales and getting a PS4 did not help matters one bit. I am trying to only buy greatest hits and top exclusives which helps a lot but the PS4 has been out for a long time and it is known for excellent exclusives . . .
Jun 26th, 2019 8:40 am
Jun 26th, 2019 12:26 pm
Highly, highly recommended and no regrets paying full price for it. Probably my favourite of all the Souls-like games, and if you love Bloodborne, it definitely skews more towards the Bloodborne aggressive style than the tanky Souls style of play.feminazi wrote: ↑ Really!? Well, well, well, it is about time the Souls games were fleshed out and that means Sekiro is a game I will definitely be looking to get on a sharp sale this year or next. Probably next. The backlog keeps calling for reinforcements when there are great game sales and getting a PS4 did not help matters one bit. I am trying to only buy greatest hits and top exclusives which helps a lot but the PS4 has been out for a long time and it is known for excellent exclusives . . .
Jun 26th, 2019 3:55 pm
The From Software fans who already bought and played this game at a higher price years ago are certainly going to disagree with me but what you've said here is exactly why I think this is one of the most overrated games I've ever played
Jun 26th, 2019 3:57 pm
I like both styles but in Dark Souls I definitely turtled behind a great shield with a greatsword (that comically large one that stunlocks) but I love how Bloodborne rewards fast, aggressive attacking and trading blows.
Jun 26th, 2019 3:58 pm
It is funny that I was just writing a post agreeing with you but I differ in my opinion somewhat in that I still think it is well worth playing for the challenge and tight combat. I agree with your points though!ReeGee wrote: ↑ The From Software fans who already bought and played this game at a higher price years ago are certainly going to disagree with me but what you've said here is exactly why I think this is one of the most overrated games I've ever played
Aside from the combat which I agree is well done and an area that From Software generally excels in, every other aspect of this game is incredibly outdated and low effort imo. Poor outdated storytelling, bland visual design, boring barren environments, borderline PS3 era production values yet somehow the game still struggles to hit 30fps. It was an OK release back in 2015 but I don't understand how people can seriously hold this game to the same standard as more recent groundbreaking and high effort in every aspect PS4 exclusives like Uncharted 4, GOW, Spiderman, or HZD. Bloodborne is completely one dimensional compared to those other games.
That said $10 isn't a lot of money but I'm just leaving my opinion here as devils advocate to the comments praising this as some must have PS4 exclusive in 2019. It was maybe one of the better games available 4 years ago but I don't think anyone who hasn't played it is missing anything by skipping it now and there are better games to spend your time on.
Jun 26th, 2019 5:02 pm
Jun 26th, 2019 5:14 pm
It is clearly a game that people worked very hard on and Spider-Man is very polished but the combat isn't as slick as in Bloodborne.Thello wrote: ↑ It's all preference, really. Bloodborne, as with a lot of FromSoftware's titles, excels at world-building rather than traditional storytelling. There's certainly a story in Bloodborne, but it requires digging through the place-settings, the item descriptions, and connecting those dots. Sekiro still proffers that brand of storytelling for those who want it, but it's supported by much more accessible cutscenes.
Bloodborne remains a phenomenal game in 2019 (calling it "low effort" is just factually incorrect), but some folks might be inclined to traditional cutscene-heavy blockbusters. None of them are "breaking new ground," but they don't have to. Uncharted 4's ultimately the same game as the three before it, but its writing is more grounded and like God of War has been allowed to grow up with its audience. As for me, Spider-Man's entertainment value stopped at the web-slinging. I found the Batman style of combat tired and the single-button combos are bland and repetitive. Dif'rent strokes.