Did it deserve it? IGN/9.8

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4 years ago#1
Regaurdless of your opinion of IGN.com and it's rating system two months later, do you feel Halo 4 deserved to become the highest rated FPS on Xbox 360?

When IGN gave Halo 4 a 9.8 it made the game the highest rated FPS game since Halo 2. Perfect Dark, Metroid Prime, and Halo 2 are the only FPS games to get scored this high on IGN.

Halo 4 didn't impress me the way Halo 3 and eventually Halo: Reach did. Halo 3 felt like the pinnacle of the series and Halo: Reach felt like a refinement of everything that had come before it. If you wanted to experience all Halo had to offer then play Halo: Reach. If you wanted the best of what it had to offer, Play Halo 3.

Halo 4 just didn't feel like the 9.8 that got me so excited. All the dramatic story elements and beautiful cut-scenes in the world can't make up for missing game features.

Your thoughts...
4 years ago#2
Should you care about an opinion/review someone made about the game?

I don't, I just play games I'm hyped up for and judge them, from there I decide if I like it or not.
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4 years ago#3
They haven't even fixed something as basic as File Share.

Hell no it doesn't deserve a 9.8.
4 years ago#4
lol IGN.
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4 years ago#5
Well someone will care. I have plenty of reason to take everything IGN says with a grain of salt.
In hind sight, Perfect Dark, Metroid Prime, and Halo 2 probably deserved such a high rating. Halo 4, It feels more like a 9.5.
4 years ago#6
I like to wear really tight clothing and look at myself in the mirror.
The Jersey Guy
4 years ago#7
Cpt_of_Industry posted...
I like to wear really tight clothing and look at myself in the mirror.


I'm bored too buddy. That is why I made such a topic. Maybe that was the point of your post.

Halo 3 and Reach had me playing off and on well into the fallowing spring season before taking a long break. After Spartan Ops is over I won't have a reason to keep playing. There is no awesome armor that will keep me cheevo hunting and being content with the armor I have I think this game will have dropped to the lower 9.0's by the time the Halo 2 Remake or Halo 5 come along.

Halo 4 will always be the game that (hopefully) will be infamous for being to ambitious for it's own good. I think if it had come out on the Xbox 720 all the features it's missing would be present and fleshed out beyond expectation.
4 years ago#8
Right now, I'm seeing 9.5. After the updates and more maps(forged) and a FFA then yes it deserves a 10.
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4 years ago#9
I am bored.

But just look at this.


http://www.gamefaqs.com/xbox360/669289-call-of-duty-black-ops-ii

How can metacritic score differ SO MUCH from the view of the gamer?
This unethical review business has been around for a while, but it's only recently it seems to have been perfected.
The Jersey Guy
4 years ago#10
Cpt_of_Industry posted...
I am bored.

But just look at this.


http://www.gamefaqs.com/xbox360/669289-call-of-duty-black-ops-ii

How can metacritic score differ SO MUCH from the view of the gamer?
This unethical review business has been around for a while, but it's only recently it seems to have been perfected.


Metacritic has a bunch of trolls and A-Holes, though. Just look at some of the comments about those ranking. One guy said, "1.0 because it does not have Call of Duty in the title."

Really? Who takes that seriously?
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