Fallout 4's first review

Discussion in 'NMA News and Information' started by Kilus, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. DermoiD

    DermoiD First time out of the vault

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    Nov 8, 2015

    A different opinion to me? I don't have an opinion, I've not played the game yet, I'll wait to play the game to formulate my opinion. I've read opinion pieces on the game, these opinion pieces usually go into detail into what they like and don't like about the game, unlike this "review", which actually does not directly talk about features of the game that consumers would be interested in. Hey, if you actually consider this as a revier, that's down to you and no one else. Lol "opinion"? Ibt has zero opinion or worth, anyone who puts stock in it should look at themselves and feel ashamed.
     
  2. Buxbaum666

    Buxbaum666 Heterostructured Nanorod oTO Orderite

    Dec 5, 2003
    I've looked at the site and didn't see a single clickbait headline. Either you don't know what "clickbait" actually is or you're just trying to descredit them for... some reason, I guess?
     
  3. Dionysus

    Dionysus Look, Ma! Two Heads!

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    Oct 13, 2008
    Well, Daggerfall, Morrowind, and New Vegas all have level scaling and exploitable AI, so you might as well throw those in too. I'm just saying that Oblivion was the only one where the design was clearly focused on letting the player do whatever whenever.
     
  4. Willy Rogers

    Willy Rogers Nothing better to do.

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    Jun 15, 2015
    Yeah, you don't have an opinion. Nope, registering here and insulting people, calling a website worthless clickbait. Yeah, you're right, you don't have an opinion. Have a nice time here at NMA!
     
  5. Walpknut

    Walpknut This ghoul has seen it all

    Dec 30, 2010
    Ladies, Gentlement, better find a good mast to tie yourselves to. The Bethdrone storm is looming over the horizon.
     
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  6. DermoiD

    DermoiD First time out of the vault

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    Nov 8, 2015
    Do you actually consider it as a review? See there's two sides of a coin here. You call it a review, I don't. It's not actually a review, but some people see a negative review and take it as gospel. Anyone who likes games wouldn't give the time of day to international business times opinion on a game. Also, the butt hurt remark comes from someone who was crying about not getting the new Vegas reskin that they wanted, not because they believe a lame review they provides zero detail about the experience that is supposedly reviewing,. It could also apply to people who are offended that this "review" is called out for the obvious bullshit that it is. Do you actually give this review creedence and if so, why?

    Oh I just joined , so what? You think because you signed up to an internet forum before someone else that you have some kind of sense of entitlement and superiority? Congrats.
     
  7. Walpknut

    Walpknut This ghoul has seen it all

    Dec 30, 2010
    Man, you didn't just jump to conclusions, you run headfirst into them. When did I say any the of the things you are rambling about?

    I am just making a statement on the usual behavior that precedes any major Fallout announcement nowadays.
     
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  8. Willy Rogers

    Willy Rogers Nothing better to do.

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    Jun 15, 2015
    Geez, they really want us to bite don't they?
     
  9. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake. Staff Member Admin Orderite

    Aug 16, 2010
    Actually, Morrowind had barely any level scaling, and New Vegas and Daggerfall both had somewhat limited scaling.
     
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  10. Walpknut

    Walpknut This ghoul has seen it all

    Dec 30, 2010
    New Vegas Level scaling was only really felt in Lonsome Road, with those ridiculous High Level Tunnelers.
     
  11. Willy Rogers

    Willy Rogers Nothing better to do.

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    Jun 15, 2015
    And of course, in New Vegas there's the Deathclaw Promentary. Still have nightmares.
     
  12. Dionysus

    Dionysus Look, Ma! Two Heads!

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    Oct 13, 2008
    Yeah, I think we just remember things differently. Fallout 3 and New Vegas were basically the same. Daggerfall was way over-the-top. It's probably the closest thing to Oblivion. In Morrowind it was super obvious when exploring the world map, but the interiors had less scaling.
     
  13. 5545Trey

    5545Trey Underground Deviant

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    Jun 25, 2014
    The reason I am not throwing those games into the same category as the other three is because the only thing that scaled to your level in Morrowind were the Dark Brotherhood assassins, and speaking to a town guard will virtually cease any further assassination attempts. Daggerfall is a terrible, pixelated bugfest of a video game, so why I should all care if it has level-scaling or not? I doubt it is barely noticeable, anyway. New Vegas has level-scaling, but nowhere near excessive or badly implemented because Obsidian were smart enough to actually have it limited and uncommon.

    Having the designed focus on the PC's unlimited choice of freedom was also what got millions of people hyped for Skryim.
     
  14. CRBASF23

    CRBASF23 First time out of the vault

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    Sep 2, 2015
  15. DermoiD

    DermoiD First time out of the vault

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    Nov 8, 2015
    Apologies, I'm not a member of any forums, so my etiquette is poor. so if you can forgive the insults, ( my bad, hold my hands up, sorry for being an antagonistic ass) I'll make my point more constructively, so that debate and discussion can take place.

    I don't mind bad reviews of games, I've read too many over hyped and harsh reviews throughout the years to put much stock in them.

    The reasons that I find this " review" troubling is that it's not from a legitimate games site ( although we all know sites can be very jaded in reviews, especially from my personal experiences with shadow of mordor)

    Also, the mere fact the review goes into very little details about the game. No detailed mentions of combat, perks system etc etc.

    It implies that fallout 3 fans would be happy with the game, implying more of the same of fallout 3. Whilst we all know from reading and watching vids etc, that there's vast differences from the last iteration.

    It literally does not expand on the game and provide any genuine insight to new comers or veterans as to why they should buy or should avoid the game.

    I find the review suspect and I question it's legitimacy. If the game sucks, it sucks , reviews won't change that. I've spent plenty of cash on shitty games to get it. I've also spent plenty of money on games that got shit reviews that I loved. So if the game is shit, ill tell people how disappointed I am and how shit it is!!

    Again, sorry if I was a douche, I genuinely would appreciate actual discussion based on the review in question.

    Thanks.
     
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  16. 5545Trey

    5545Trey Underground Deviant

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    Jun 25, 2014
    Much better.
     
  17. Kilus

    Kilus Not Australian Orderite

    May 3, 2003
    The only one that cares about IBT here is you. The review is short and undetailed but if IBT wants short and undetailed review then that is their prerogative. IBT's review probably wouldn't have been featured here if released with the other reviews when the embargo lifts but they released first and thus a run of the mill review in a non gaming website became notable.
     
  18. MosesZD

    MosesZD First time out of the vault

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    Mar 9, 2015

    I don't. This review could have been written (with minor changes) about Skyrim. Yet with over 17 million copies sold, last time I checked, it is a robust success.
     
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  19. Dionysus

    Dionysus Look, Ma! Two Heads!

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    Oct 13, 2008
    You are definitely wrong about Morrowind. The level scaling was limited but obvious. For example, I didn't see an Ogrim until I hit a certain level, and then they became relatively common.

    I think New Vegas might seem to be less scaled than FO3 because it starts you in a place that is very close to dangerous areas, and you will probably die if you don't go where the game tells you to go. But the scaling is still pretty much the same. If you make a beeline for Old Olney in FO3, you'll find plenty of deathclaws at level 1.