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User Info: Superman80

Superman80
4 weeks ago#1
I was on the fence about buying it for a long time, I watched videos to look at the pros and cons. Now that I finally bought it, it just seems a lot of the issues people have with the game are nitpicking and trivial. I am absolutely fascinated by it, I really cannot get enough of playing it.

Some people say they loved RDR but don’t like this one, am I missing something? It feels more of the same goodness except with better graphics and a little more realism thrown in.

This game is just a true marvel

User Info: Uglyface2

Uglyface2
4 weeks ago#2
There are some issues along the way. I thought the game left a lot of the basics out of the tutorial stages, and a lot of people complain that the controls can be an issue. Prime example: I've often been unable to drop bait on my first attempt, instead having to go into the menu two or three times before it would work.

Anyway, there's still enough here to like. Just be aware that it's not perfect.

User Info: Natural510

Natural510
4 weeks ago#3
The story is fine, and I enjoyed the long epilogue. The repetitive grind to 100%, not so much.
Red Dead Online: "It's like single player, but worse in every way". - guerillakidney

User Info: frankspank

frankspank
4 weeks ago#4
The issues people have with this game they will happily overlook in a game made by their preferred company. There is nothing wrong with this game at all, people just like to hate on new ideas. Why do you think we have all these reboots/remakes/remasters being released? Gamers don't want new. You're trying to find logic from a group of people who like to think they are socially elite instead of basement dwellers.

User Info: frankspank

frankspank
4 weeks ago#5
Uglyface2 posted...
There are some issues along the way. I thought the game left a lot of the basics out of the tutorial stages, and a lot of people complain that the controls can be an issue. Prime example: I've often been unable to drop bait on my first attempt, instead having to go into the menu two or three times before it would work.

Anyway, there's still enough here to like. Just be aware that it's not perfect.


They covered literally everything in the tutorials.

User Info: GSid

GSid
4 weeks ago#6
frankspank posted...
The issues people have with this game they will happily overlook in a game made by their preferred company. There is nothing wrong with this game at all, people just like to hate on new ideas. Why do you think we have all these reboots/remakes/remasters being released? Gamers don't want new. You're trying to find logic from a group of people who like to think they are socially elite instead of basement dwellers.


Spot on
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User Info: redorblue88

redorblue88
4 weeks ago#7
It's simply a game the won't get the respect it deserves in it's time. Give it another 5 years and people will talk about this game as the masterpiece that it is. It was "cool" or "hipster" whatever you wana call it to **** on a brand new rockstar game that the world is hyping over. Unfortunately gamer's these days don't like to join the crowd and say "Yes, this game is simply amazing", even if the crowd is justified in their thinking.

The fact that God Of War (yes I've played it) got GOTY over RDR2 is just hilarious to me. Nothing recently comes close to doing what RDR2 did in terms of story telling, world, graphics, gameplay, immersion, music, characters, player agency, fun in one big package. Other games might have done certain things better but none did them all so well in the same game.

User Info: Silkkeri

Silkkeri
4 weeks ago#8
I can understand people being disappointed in some aspects of the game. My biggest gripe was the repetitive mission design. Ride from point A to point B, watch a cutscene, fight several waves of enemies appearing out of thin air, escape, rinse and repeat. That's literally most of the missions in the entire game.

Then there's the money issue where you start off piss poor but soon enough the story decides to give you enough money to last the entire game, making all cool side activities like train robberies effectively pointless. Oh, and if you do decide to amass even more money... there's nothing to use it on. If only there was some business ownership shenanigans or other money sinks.

The thing is though, even with some faults it's still an amazing game. Even if you are allergic to fun and dislike everything else, you have to admit the open world is miles above anything else on the market. It's really hard to go back to other open world titles after this. No other game has nailed the immersive virtual world like RDR2. Even Witcher 3:s world feels barren and boring in comparison.

User Info: Yshnu

Yshnu
4 weeks ago#9
The hunting and fishing is enough to keep me occupied with this game for a long time. Steelhead fishing and panther hunting to be more specific. Wanna throw some spice in your game? Try both when you have a 5-man bounty hunt team breathing down your neck. There’s nothing like having 5 bounty hunters training their guns on you while you have your back to a stream.

Of course, getting the bounties on your head is another adventure in and of itself.

The game allows you to create any situation you can possibly imagine. If you aren’t having fun, it’s probably because you are limited by your own imagination.

User Info: happychappy654

happychappy654
4 weeks ago#10
Yep, RDR2 will suddenly be a masterpiece in a few years. GOW getting GOTY just proves my point even further. It's always the most unoriginal, generic crap that gets the awards/good scores/cheers from crowds. Don't even get me started on "journalists" aka propaganda outlets and pseudo elitists.

RDR2 is like a fine wine that improves with age, and GOW a popular cheap beer like Budweiser; everybody loves it, buys it, consumes it, but at the end of the day it gets forgotten about. Its a bit like a 5 year old having a sip of daddy's fine booze and choking on it, spitting it out. He's too young to appreciate it.

True adulthood is delayed nowadays, until about 27 if I remember correctly. So too is good taste and the ability to appreciate a good product. College kids are about 14 mentally, you can tell by their lack of control over their emotions and idealistic thought process.

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