First round of Fallout 4 Reviews

Discussion in 'NMA News and Information' started by Kilus, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. Kilus

    Kilus Antiantibiotic Orderite

    May 3, 2003
    Gamespot 9

    http://www.gamespot.com/reviews/fallout-4-review/1900-6416306/

    Destructoid 7.5

    http://www.destructoid.com/review-fallout-4-318096.phtml

    IGN 9.5

    http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/11/09/fallout-4-review

    Polygon 9.5

    http://www.polygon.com/2015/11/9/9648824/fallout-4-review-xbox-one-PS4-PC

    PC Gamer 88

    http://www.pcgamer.com/fallout-4-review/

    Shacknews 8

    http://www.shacknews.com/article/92077/fallout-4-review-war-only-slightly-changes

    The Escapist 4.5/5

    http://www.escapistmagazine.com/art...4-Review-Bethesda-s-Open-World-RPG-Apocalypse
     
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  2. Giax

    Giax It Wandered In From the Wastes

    Aug 13, 2015
    It is the Skyrim's to Fallout 3's Oblivion.
    This tells pretty much everything.
     
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  3. RangerBoo

    RangerBoo Vault Fossil

    Jun 15, 2015
    This is not surprising. Also, is it just me but does it sound like that the ones who are giving this game 9 and 10's are making excuses for it? Also, good for Destructoid for not being a marketing and hype whore for Bethesda. This IS going to be like Skyrim all over again. Funny how history repeats itself.
     
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  4. Joshua

    Joshua Hate Newspapers

    Nov 5, 2015
    Definitely the Polygon review, how can it refer to so many faults and still give it a 9.5?

    Bethesda, Bethesda Never Changes
     
  5. RangerBoo

    RangerBoo Vault Fossil

    Jun 15, 2015
    Oh how I remember when Mass Effect 3 was getting near perfect scores and was deemed a "masterpiece" by nearly every "professional" critic only for the user score to tear apart the game. I have a feeling that this is going to happen with Fallout 4.
     
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  6. generalissimofurioso

    generalissimofurioso The Hole Time Orderite

    Jun 17, 2007
    Yeah, wasn't too surprised by this.

    A lot of high review scores followed by lots of writing about how things aren't amazing.

    It's the whole "sum is more than the value of its parts" argument.

    This is why I hate the concept of review scores.

    Scores are meaningless aside from an easy way to bypass actual thinking and give fanboys a supposedly objective method for smacking each other with their e-dongs.
     
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  7. Earth

    Earth Vault Senior Citizen

    Apr 7, 2013
    PAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
     
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  8. RangerBoo

    RangerBoo Vault Fossil

    Jun 15, 2015
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  9. Bubba Zanetti

    Bubba Zanetti I know what I'm doing

    Oct 6, 2015
    Yup... Skyrim with guns. Who woulda thunk it?

    The more things change, the more they stay the same.

    Could this be the pivotal moment where they finally realize the emperor has no clothes?

    We'll see...
     
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  10. AskWazzup

    AskWazzup Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Aug 21, 2008
    I'm looking for my son. Middle-aged guy. Maybe you've seen him?
     
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  11. D Borous

    D Borous It Wandered In From the Wastes

    Nov 2, 2015
    No perfect scores of 10 from the more reputable sites, because this is not a perfect game.
     
  12. GlowHound

    GlowHound Look, Ma! Two Heads!

    Jun 12, 2008
    Ahah. Hahahaha. HAHAHAHAHAHA.

    Check this shit out.

    From Jim Sterling's review

    "What I love most about the companionship of Fallout 4 is the fact that, yes, you can pursue multiple romantic partnerships and the game totally allows it. You’re not locked into a single relationship, and can actually maintain more than one without getting judged or upsetting anybody. This is certainly the first game I’ve seen – and arguably the first mainstream one overall – that simply allows for polyamorous relationships without making a big deal about it."

    Is anyone surprised? Anyone at all?
     
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  13. Kilus

    Kilus Antiantibiotic Orderite

    May 3, 2003
    Sounds like old Jim has never heard of a little game called The Sims. Especially The Sims 3.
     
  14. Askorti

    Askorti HATE NEWSPAPERS

    Jun 30, 2015
    Didn't Sims get upset when they caught you cheating?
     
  15. RangerBoo

    RangerBoo Vault Fossil

    Jun 15, 2015
    Wow... Jimmy boy may need to seek psychological help or join a polygamist cult.
     
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  16. AskWazzup

    AskWazzup Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Aug 21, 2008
    Take a fault and make it a feature - great success!
     
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  17. AskWazzup

    AskWazzup Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Aug 21, 2008
    Take a fault and make it a feature - great success!
     
  18. D Borous

    D Borous It Wandered In From the Wastes

    Nov 2, 2015
    Ah I think that's just reveling in the absurdity of such a game mechanic is all. Though I'll be steering clear of such a silly thing, for obviously this is not a game that treats romantic relations with the seriousness that they deserve.
     
  19. Kilus

    Kilus Antiantibiotic Orderite

    May 3, 2003
    3 has two perks you can buy with lifetime happiness points: No jealously - this Sim's partners won't get jealous and stone hearted this Sim won't get jealous any more. You can make a huge polyamorous chain with multiple layers if that's your thing in The Sims 3.

    I mean big tangent but it's kinda amazing GTA gets so much flak with the kind of thing you can do in The Sims and it marketed to kids.
     
  20. RangerBoo

    RangerBoo Vault Fossil

    Jun 15, 2015
    A French gaming site called GameKult which has a reputation of being "tough but fair" and is the bane of many fanboys gave Fallout 4 a 6/10 stating while it is fun it is basically Skyrim with guns and has awful writing and poor quest design. God Bless the French. :salute:http://www.gamekult.com/jeux/test-fallout-4-SU3050477633t.html#ps4
     
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