This has to be the most overrated game I've ever played.
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2 years ago#61
1. The graphics are decent, like most multiplatform games. The graphics, while better than the prequel, aren't really part of the reasons the fans like this game.
2. I'm sure there are lots of other games with a better combat system but I like it. The animations aren't as smooth, but the combat being in first person is pretty immersive. I like the fact that you can choose what to wear in each hand. Enemies also use a variety of weapons and magic. There is definitely some depth to it, but it probably isn't the way you want it. I guess they could have made it a bit deeper.
And the enemies? There are different kinds of undead and animals. And humans use different kinds of weapons and magic. I think there's a decent amount of enemies. They could have used more variety per dungeon though.
3. Depends, I like the story itself with the whole Dragonborn idea, dragon language and shouts. I also like the way the story goes, they should have just made it a bit more climatic. SPOILERS: the last boss is just a regular dragon fight for example. If you don't attack it, your champions will kill it for you eventually.
4. I agree, the actions are great, we get to do epic stuff, but it just doesn't really impact the world.
I love this game. My biggest complaint would probably be that they went for quantity instead of quality. There are lots of dungeons, but most of them don't hold anything special and they all look the same.
Fallout 3 isn't Oblivion with guns, it's Fallout 3 with Guns.
2 years ago#62
I geuss I'm the only one who enjoyed combat in Skyrim
No, I enjoy it too. I can admit that it's not the deepest combat system ever. But it suffices for what it intends to do.
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2 years ago#63
Aside from the beautiful and well designed world, I found Skyrim to be pretty soulless. Completely uninteresting story, no memorable or dynamic characters, the worst itemization of any Elder Scrolls (didn't they same they were going to add MORE items? There's a lot LESS of them), static, unrewarding combat, imbalanced skill trees, less variety in enemies and quests, etc. To top it off, I found it to be much less optimized than Oblivion. Plenty of bugs and random performance dips.
This was very well put. I agree with you
2 years ago#64
Pong has better gameplay than this.
Until you explain this statement, you are Troll Until Proven Innocent.
Waiting for Mirrors Edge 2 and a new 'proper' Shining Force.
2 years ago#65
the OP is right...
this game has no face value when your character is lvl 5.
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2 years ago#66
Have you seen Armand Christophe?
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2 years ago#67
Yeah, TC is right. Skyrim wasn't terrible, but I don't think I've ever played a GOTY/"perfect 10" game that was so undeserving of the title. Complaining about the graphics is silly, and since it's a Betheda games, any complaint about glitches is like complaining about linear gameplay in Call of Duty. But really, the rest of it, all the main stuff, was pretty so-so. It's almost a casual game, in a way; just good enough to keep playing, because you keep expecting something new and exciting and different, but that never happens. It's just tiny, incrimental changes to the same basic formula until everything dies. Except you can break this game by using any amount of intelligence in building your character.
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2 years ago#68
I think poster spent more time complaining and making this post then actually playing the game...besides waah this and waaah that about graphics and gameplay, Then get a PC you chump and use mods for better textures and more mobs...Skyrim still has some of the best graphics ive seen so this post was a null waste of time for anything other then a (blow raspberry) and a laugh.
2 years ago#69
Take a game that's okay, slap some popular names on it, have it endorsed by popular things, slap a decent coat of paint on it, and you get this.
I'd give it an 7/10. It's big, it's got good atmosphere, and it's customization of experience is interesting enough to make me play the prologue about ten different times, but I couldn't stay in it long enough to care.
But no. The most overrated game I've played this year was Need For Speed: Most Wanted. That was just plain poor.
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2 years ago#70
LaManoNeraII posted...Aside from the beautiful and well designed world, I found Skyrim to be pretty soulless. Completely uninteresting story, no memorable or dynamic characters, the worst itemization of any Elder Scrolls (didn't they same they were going to add MORE items? There's a lot LESS of them), static, unrewarding combat, imbalanced skill trees, less variety in enemies and quests, etc. To top it off, I found it to be much less optimized than Oblivion. Plenty of bugs and random performance dips.
wait until the next TES comes out and youll feel the same way for Skyrim
also, TC the Skyward Sword board is that way ---------->
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