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2 years ago#31
pothocket posted...
Bioshock 1 - Best atmosphere/setting of the series

Bioshock 2 - Best gameplay of the series

Bioshock Infinite - Best narrative of the series

That about sums it up.

I agree with this guy.

And I'd say they're all pretty good, although none of them are really classics. Nor are any of them bad, unless you're swayed by a stupid person's idea of what a smart person's criticisms look like.
2 years ago#32
1 and Infinite are great, 2 sucks.
2 years ago#33
CatToy posted...
nonexistinghero posted...
Infinite: Horrible pacing,

What's horrible about the pacing?

Almost everything. Very long intro before the action actually starts. It sets the wrong mood for the game, makes it seem like exploration is a big factor as well. But nope, it's all pretty much just combat for the rest of the game (with the exception of just a few short sections). The few story moments there are, are often short and lacking. Character development is terrible. And almost every battle just feels the same one after another, it just drags on and on. Many gameplay sections just feel like they're dragged on for far too long before you get any relevant change. You can pretty much rid almost every room of enemies with the same kind of tactics throughout the entire game.

Lets not forget about the majority of the main game technically just being a few filler sidequest that have practically no relevance to the story in any way, along with an anticlimactic ending to it. Seriously, that supporting the rebels quest takes up roughly half of the game and it has no story relevance because at the end of it your characters just pretty much say "f*** it, let's just get out of here". Shortly afterwards the 'loose end' just gets finished off quickly and you have to move on to the next irrelevant filler sidequest that's actually the main game (the ghost one), which takes another hour or 2. It introduces a new character that could have some relevance, but doesn't actually do anything to it storywise that matters.

It's one of the most terrible paced games I've ever played and it fails on almost every level both gameplay and storywise when it comes to this.
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2 years ago#34
^^^Seems to me like you weren't paying attention at all.
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2 years ago#35
I've never seen anyone come up with a single argument for why the story of Bioshock Infinite is 'good' in any way. Meanwhile, a ton of people have come up with rather concrete arguments for why it isn't good. I'd say that speaks for itself.
Read the mania:
In SA2, it's Super Sonic and Hyper Shadow.
2 years ago#36
MaxCHEATER64 posted...
B:Ininite is one of the best recent FPSs I've played

Good story-driven game? Sure.

Good FPS? No way in hell.
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