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Fallout 4 Pre-Release Discussion [GAME RELEASED, GO TO NEW THREAD]

Discussion in 'Bethesda Game Studios' started by LESS T_T, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. Naveen Arcane Patron

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    Yeah, I wouldn't hold my breath while prophesying. These things are herd behavior, you only need on big name saying "yes, it's an ok game, BUT" and with a bit of luck and Internet drama that may escalate into something much bigger. If then other journos see or feel its safe to jump on the bandwagon and talk about the real world for once, they probably will unless they have been seriously bribed or something.

    For some reason I feel there will be some cracks in the edifice, don't know how big though.
     
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  2. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    That's what the gaming media is for - to educate people about one man's struggle to make the first Fallout game and how he tried hard to overcome technological limitations and bring his idea to the consoles.
     
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  3. Fairfax Arcane

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    That would be glorious, but it'll be closer to 93, really.
    Several games have been criticized for shallow storytelling and bad dialog, didn't do much. Hell, DA:I was a fucking offline MMO and it got multiple GOTY awards and high scores.
    The improved gunplay will score more points than any other element in the game, not to mention the housing. Most peolpe, including journos, don't even finish all quests. All they care about in bethesda games is having a world to explore with "muh atmosphere", bunch of things to shoot, loot and feeling like the dovahkin with guns.
     
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  4. Lemming42 Arcane

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    I don't see how, after New Vegas, people won't be at least a little let down by Fo4's writing and lack of choice by comparison. Even the Fallout 3 fans who never played Fallout or Fallout 2 loved NV's story and amount of player agency over the main quest.
     
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  5. POOPERSCOOPER Prophet

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    YOU GUYS CAN'T JUDGE A GAME BEFORE IT COMES OUT, YOU HAVE TO BUY AND PLAY IT TO TRULY KNOW WHAT IT IS.
     
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  6. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    That's something I'm very curious to find out as well. I don't expect them to flop, but I expect Fallout 4 to underperform. I've written about this about a year ago, when DAI was just out:

     
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  7. tormund Arcane

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    It will be exactly the same as it was with Skyrim. Mostly 9/10, 10/10 scores, followed by articles detailing actual issues and flaws. I can just imagine for example one site giving it a perfect score, with reviewer claiming how the game is a bold and fresh step forward for the franchise (or something in that vein), and then week or two later that same site will publish large article (maybe by same author) detailing various issues and flaws game has (and that were somehow glossed over when they needed actual score that would go to Metacritic).
     
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  8. Grotesque ±¼ Patron

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    The simple fact that you know who that NPC is, is proof enough that you're a failure.

    I hope your PC/Xbox whatever burns when installing that shit.
     
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  9. Sankarihauta Arbiter

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    guys. what if your ability to choose what your character says is unimportant because the NPC's dialog is not the text you get too choose anyway. just saying.
     
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  10. Lemming42 Arcane

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    That's nice. Conversely, I hope it doesn't.
     
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  11. Necroscope Arcane

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  12. Lemming42 Arcane

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    I know, but for all the people harping about Fallout 3's EMOTIONAL ENGAGEMENT when your dad blows himself up there were plenty more who appreciated NVs factions and story.
     
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  13. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    At least on Fallout 4 it will be possible to have decent body mods.
     
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  14. Sankarihauta Arbiter

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    It's a darkart people practice to say the worse game is better somehow. I think they do it as a challenge and because they are bored. That's how I know Fallout 4 is better than New Vegas, Fallout 3 is better than New Vegas, and the Fallout 1 demo was better than the first two fallout games combined.
     
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  15. PhantasmaNL Arcane Patron

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    75 critic
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    you read it here first
     
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  16. Space Satan Arcane

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    /v/ raid ocould put it down to 60 or less. Even if not, bethtards will blame /v/ for low ratings
     
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  17. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    At *minimum* it will get at least get a 90. There is no way the hand picked Professional Journalism™ reviews they use will score less than that for a major AAA developer/publisher.
     
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  18. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    Preload is already up on the typical places fyi.
     
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  19. upwardlymobile forum posting consultant Patron

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    can't wait for LL's sex animations for miss handy
     
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  21. Fairfax Arcane

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    People thought the same about Destiny.
    So... one can hope.
     
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    Todd Howards adventures collecting Ceramic for his hobo shelters toilet.

     
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  24. Spectacle Arcane Patron

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    If those are the husband's preferred pronouns you should respect it, shitlord.
     
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