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Review Dragon Age 2 Review

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by VentilatorOfDoom, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. Shannow Waster of Time

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    @Metacritic: Is the game even out yet? If those user reviews are from pirates (and demo players) it stands to reason that the true fanbios haven't expressed their's yet because they are waiting for the pre-ordered "real" game...
    It'd be interesting if they go :x or :thumbsup::retarded:
     
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  2. Crooked Bee (no longer) a wide-wandering bee Patron

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    Calling it "the worst butchering of a franchise" is taking it too far, though. It's not like there was a franchise to butcher in the first place; DA:O surely wasn't a great game like, say, Gothic 2. The dubious honour of being "the worst butchering" still belongs to Arcania, I think.
     
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  3. space odyssey Augur

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    Correct, it compared DA2 unfavorably to shitty DAO, which it also indicated was not a good game, NONE OF THIS MAKES IT SOUND LIKE DAO WAS SOMETHING TO ASPIRE TO.

    You are so stupid it hurts. I'll just refer to my first post with some extra italics, maybe it'll get through your thick head, but I doubt it, it's not a sledge.

     
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  4. turul Scholar

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    still...the most helpful posts:

    :)

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  5. Multiple Sarcasm Arcane

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    Eh. I tried being nice, he wouldn't go for it. Got carried away a bit, though. Easily trolled, I guess.
     
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  6. Pegultagol Erudite

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  7. Abelon Blanchetourbe Educated

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    I expect Gamekult's review to come up tonight or tomorrow, if it's lower than 7/10 the game is dead in french speaking countries. Damn, this is quality entertainment.
     
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  8. undecaf Arcane Patron

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    Hawke looks like she's asking: "So, you gonna fuck me or what?" and the guy looks like he's pondering how to tell her that he just can't get it up (maybe because she looks like she just had a leech on her face, or that she's not a he).
     
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  9. Bigot_ Novice

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    Wait, the game reviewers are sucking bio cock harder than the fucking fanboys of the franchise?

    Oh el oh el
     
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  10. chzr Scholar

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    looks more like a generic underwear tits, hawke has smaller tits compared to other females :M





    in other news, user score on metacritics is getting better and better - PC: 3.4 PS: 2.8 X360: 3.5

    :rpgcodex:
     
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  11. poetic codex Augur

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    Someone said it before, but it's worth saying again. It seems that while the criticisms against the game are consistent in every review, the only thing that changes is the number score at the end.

    So even though gamespot and IGN pointed out the game's shortcomings, they couldn't tack on anything less than an 8 because of the risk of losing advertising dollars. A shame, and things lke this ruin the concept of a free market. Since the criticisms of the game are so consistent (regardless of the score tacked on at the end), then it is an objectively crappy game. Crappy games should be given crappy scores and not be allowed to sell well.
     
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  12. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    I just wonder how many of those 'user reveiws' are from Codexers. L0LZ

    Besdies, it's hard to take anything lower than a 4 seriously or a 10 seriously for any game. Scores are way too artificial since nobody really takes them seriously. Random numbers are random.
     
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  13. a budda Arbiter

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    it's very unmonocle to state the obvious so i don't expect more than one of these reviews to be of codexian origin
     
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  14. WalterKinde Scholar

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    Its not the codex even amazon has it at low ratings (for the pc version) 2.5 stars. The reviewers there raise the same points as the metacritic ones.
    EA-Bioware will probably move to exclusively doing console games now as so far the user reviews for the pc version are terrible and they will probably cite file sharing as the cause of low pc sales and why they are moving exclusively to consoles.
     
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  15. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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    Every day I wake up, I pray that this be true. Let them go and be a rival to Lionhead and Square Enix on the consoles. I'd rather not even have the opportunity to curse the way PC gaming is going by the existence of these games on the PC.
     
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  16. Rogue Educated

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    Things are getting better. I'm looking at Metacritic's page for Dragon Age 2 on Xbox 360 (the best platform out there :obviously:):

    Metascore 83 out of 100
    Generally favorable reviews - based on 27 Critics

    User Score 3.7 out of 10
    Generally unfavorable- based on 206 Ratings

    I can't believe it. Even consoletards think that this game is utter rubbish.
     
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  17. circ Arcane

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    Just remember: This was all EA's fault, you leave BioWare alone! Their shit is good, except when EA pressures them!
     
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  18. Victor Dosev Novice

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    In defense to the previous statement I would also like to point out that the primary team of BioWare is working on the Old Republic MMO and the secondary team is working on Mass Effect 3, so I guess Dragon Age 2 is what's left in there...
     
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  19. IronicNeurotic Arbiter

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    Actually the large part of SWOTOR is Mythic and not Bioware. And no Dragon Age is not the B-Team. Compare to the ME team its around the same amount of Bioware oldies.
     
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  20. GarfunkeL Racism Expert

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    Exactly. If anything, SWTOR is non-Bioware. They got a time limit from EA and just went full HERPDERP.
     
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  21. Xor Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Didn't that one blog say the thing they are most proud of with SWTOR is the voice acting? Yeah, that doesn't bode well.
     
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  22. SWTOR is being developed by Bioware Austin, not EA Mythic.
     
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  23. SerratedBiz Arcane

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    'Our game is bad because we put crappy people to work on it' is hardly a decent excuse, in any case.
     
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  24. Kaanyrvhok Arbiter

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    The user reviews for the 360 and PS 3 are just as bad.
     
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  25. Kaanyrvhok Arbiter

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    they did the same with Fable 3. The user reviews werent as bad but it was 2 million less sells than Molyneaux was shooting for and it sold less than Fable 2.

    I like this review on the 360
    http://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-360 ... id=1492251

    Thats a lot of it.
     
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