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User Info: SolidSnake6785

SolidSnake6785
3 days ago#1
Had this been an extension of Joel and Ellie’s story without Joel’s death, people would have said the game was too similar to part one. The success of Naughty Dog in creating masterpiece games automatically makes games like this one a target of trolling. The game dared to be different instead, creating a much more effective experience that will unfortunately be remembered more for the unjustified criticisms than the brilliant storytelling and gameplay twists it created.
But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners. ---Romans 5:8

User Info: GigantLuffy

GigantLuffy
3 days ago#2
Boring ass game that's fun to hate. Success? This game has no legs at all yeah. It couldn't remain the top selling video game for two f***ing weeks. What a mess! It's being outperformed in Amazon US by Ring Fit, and now the controversy behind the reviews are getting worse as the legitimacy of the 10/10 has veen brought into question. It's a AAA game that couldn't debut in the #1 spot Amazon US top ten which Animal Crossing was able to do, so there's no chance at TLOU2 hitting 10 million in 6 weeks. f***, Spider-Man's outperforming it on gamstat. Let's not forget the 80% sales drop in the UK.

oh but it sold 4 million in one week
Any game with a massive marketing budget can sell 4 million. Tomb Raider sold a similar amount, and S-E considered that a flop. No doubt that TLOU2 has a bigger budget, so 4 million isn't enough to break even. It doesn't change the fact TLOU1's success can be attributed to positive word of mouth which resulted in strong long term sales. TLOU2 doesn't have that advantage. Word of mouth goes against it. Many streamers finished it and hated it. Some even destroyed their copies on stream. Independent reviewers with no relation to Sony are giving it lukewarm reviews. Kids would rather buy Roblox cards than this trash.

The long term drop-off is beginning to show.
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User Info: binaryvegeta

binaryvegeta
3 days ago#3
Joel was a f***ing idiot in this game.. The story was a complete mess.

Abby was a terrible new character. The game tried to pull a Metal Gear Solid 2 and it failed.
Kept you waiting, huh?

User Info: meltthebrain

meltthebrain
3 days ago#4
you're right, unfortunately people just wanted to play as the characters they grew to love from the first game, and would have preferred if Joel had a heroic death by saving Ellie again, which is just about as cliched as it gets imo,

they can still give Joel a good send off by making TLOU 3 a prequel, and playing as Joel in the missing 20 years after Sara's death in the first one where its known he did some very shady s***, and have people realize somebody like Joel was never going to die a hero since his past was bound to catch up with him eventually

User Info: OverlordDeath

OverlordDeath
3 days ago#5
Of course, people are going to criticize and hate anything and everything, no matter how good it may actually be. Thing is, this is one of those times where the target very much deserves it.

User Info: CasualOblivion

CasualOblivion
3 days ago#6
*Spoilers*

People are hating on and criticizing this game FOR GOOD REASON!
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User Info: binaryvegeta

binaryvegeta
3 days ago#7
meltthebrain posted...
you're right, unfortunately people just wanted to play as the characters they grew to love from the first game, and would have preferred if Joel had a heroic death by saving Ellie again, which is just about as cliched as it gets imo,

they can still give Joel a good send off by making TLOU 3 a prequel, and playing as Joel in the missing 20 years after Sara's death in the first one where its known he did some very shady s***, and have people realize somebody like Joel was never going to die a hero since his past was bound to catch up with him eventually
all the new characters were terrible in this game especially the one you have to play as half the game..
Kept you waiting, huh?

User Info: meltthebrain

meltthebrain
3 days ago#8
binaryvegeta posted...
all the new characters were terrible in this game especially the one you have to play as half the game..

i very much enjoyed playing as Abby though, her part of the game was better than Ellie's imo

User Info: binaryvegeta

binaryvegeta
3 days ago#9
meltthebrain posted...
i very much enjoyed playing as Abby though, her part of the game was better than Ellie's imo

to each their own. I wanted it to be over as soon I started playing as her.
Kept you waiting, huh?

User Info: HylianShield

HylianShield
3 days ago#10
GigantLuffy posted...
Boring ass game that's fun to hate. Success? This game has no legs at all yeah. It couldn't remain the top selling video game for two f***ing weeks. What a mess! It's being outperformed in Amazon US by Ring Fit, and now the controversy behind the reviews are getting worse as the legitimacy of the 10/10 has veen brought into question. It's a AAA game that couldn't debut in the #1 spot Amazon US top ten which Animal Crossing was able to do, so there's no chance at TLOU2 hitting 10 million in 6 weeks. f***, Spider-Man's outperforming it on gamstat. Let's not forget the 80% sales drop in the UK.

oh but it sold 4 million in one week
Any game with a massive marketing budget can sell 4 million. Tomb Raider sold a similar amount, and S-E considered that a flop. No doubt that TLOU2 has a bigger budget, so 4 million isn't enough to break even. It doesn't change the fact TLOU1's success can be attributed to positive word of mouth which resulted in strong long term sales. TLOU2 doesn't have that advantage. Word of mouth goes against it. Many streamers finished it and hated it. Some even destroyed their copies on stream. Independent reviewers with no relation to Sony are giving it lukewarm reviews. Kids would rather buy Roblox cards than this trash.

The long term drop-off is beginning to show.
https://gamefaqs1.cbsistatic.com/user_image/8/3/0/AAYH__AAAoPe.jpg
https://gamefaqs1.cbsistatic.com/user_image/8/3/1/AAYH__AAAoPf.jpg
https://mobile.twitter.com/LegacyKillaHD/status/1278042944436649992
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