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And the other Cage games are pretty much exactly the same sort of stupidity and pseudointellectual rambling.
I've never played the other games so I have to assume that Detroit: Become Human is about a police robot that turns into the Terminator before the halfway point.
 

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And the other Cage games are pretty much exactly the same sort of stupidity and pseudointellectual rambling.
I've never played the other games so I have to assume that Detroit: Become Human is about a police robot that turns into the Terminator before the halfway point.
No it's about "Robots are like Black people in the 1960s" but also "Jews in the 1940s." There's an actual scene in a robot death camp.

 

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And the other Cage games are pretty much exactly the same sort of stupidity and pseudointellectual rambling.
I've never played the other games so I have to assume that Detroit: Become Human is about a police robot that turns into the Terminator before the halfway point.
No it's about Robots are like Black people in the 1960s but also Jews in the 1940s. There's an actual scene in a robot death camp.
So it's malcolm.exe, got it.
 

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is the game really that awful or is Ross exaggerating?
I think he's mostly on point. Like he said, the murder mystery part in the beginning (mostly the diner scene) is pretty good and sets a good tone but the rest of the game is garbage (flashback sequences especially) and just veers off into incoherent Matrix-Sci-Fi-Illuminati bullshit. As far as David Cage games are concerned I do think that Beyond Two Souls is worse and way more embarrassing.
 

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after watching the video all I have to ask is:
is the game really that awful or is Ross exaggerating?
Game definitely has problems, and the narrative is all over the place as the writers either give up or had no idea where to go next, but Ross gets too caught up on Simon Says inputs and develops tunnel vision over it. He's started doing that more often with new videos.
 

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From what I've seen of David Cage is that he's a man whose vision and dreams eclipse his abilities. He's got interesting ideas but he fails to translate them to something workable. It's like if Steve Ditko never had a Stan Lee to translate his mad visions into something coherent and marketable.
 

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after watching the video all I have to ask is:
is the game really that awful or is Ross exaggerating?
It is.
The idea that you go through all that effort to cover up a crime just to be required to be caught and go full Jedi is honestly rather hilarious.
The excuse if I recall correctly was that it was supposed to be three games and they had to cut it down heavily. Bullshit of course.
 
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And the other Cage games are pretty much exactly the same sort of stupidity and pseudointellectual rambling.
I've never played the other games so I have to assume that Detroit: Become Human is about a police robot that turns into the Terminator before the halfway point.
No it's about "Robots are like Black people in the 1960s" but also "Jews in the 1940s." There's an actual scene in a robot death camp.


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I remember playing the demo for the game at the time and being really impressed. Of course, the demo only had the part at the diner (both points of view) and when you get the full game it's all downhill from there :hahano:
 

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Fahrenheit is notable in David Cage's body of work for starting out promising, but then nosediving in quality as it goes on (which is worse than just being out-&-out bad IMHO). Heavy Rain is mediocre throughout, and Beyond Two Souls and Detroit are dreadful start to finish.

Omikron is charming francojank; bizarre translated dialogue, wonky animated polygon models, and avant art direction marked with a partially Bowie-composed soundtrack.
 

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I remember Fahrenheit. I liked the demo, so I got the game for my PS2 and tried to finish it ASAP, as these were the times you could still rent games. At first, I noticed something was off, but I didn't think it thoroughly until I finished the game. Then I started thinking back on what I played, what I saw, and yeah, it was pure inanity.
Cage hasn't gotten any better, although his stories are sometimes unintentionally hilarious, especially when you hit a bug or fail so hard you break the script:

 

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Hey remember when he got Ellen Page to mocap a shower scene?


Also he sure loves his almost-rape scenes that go nowhere and have no impact on the story.
 

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I kinda feel sad for Page. First you get turned into a weird sex object by David Cage of all people, then you fall for the trans meme and willingly choose to become a manlet.
 

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I think i watched some lets play of this like a decade ago, the only things that i remembered was cool beginning, yo yo scene and bullshit matrix wannabe moments.
 

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