Re: Games you have not finished
I did thoroughly enjoy Dead Nation, which had a half-assed plot and a horrible ending, but had satisfying gameplay. I also didn't think Army of Two had the greatest of plots, in fact, it was quite awful but I still managed to enjoy it enough to finish it 3 times in one day which 1 of those playthroughs was hard, in fact. Starhawk was a fun game, I thought, although forgettable. Resident Evil 6, HA! The plot was nonsensical and predictable but I was able to get into the groove of things. Duke Nukem Forever is another fine example of a game I really enjoyed and was piss poor all around. 'Cause yeah, a games story is all I care about
Well for the yearly iterations, it's that there's no real point in me trying to play the game since I've already played it, last year. DLC is a BIG pet peeve of mine since most devs. don't do it the justice and service that's required; it's practically, “Hey, why don't we chop off a bit of this mission… NO! Cut this whole section out, release it in what? 3 seperate pieces of digital content for… $10 a piece? Yeah, now I'll be able to pick up that scooter my kid wanted.” Yeah, that isn't cuttin' it in my book. Dead Space 3 was the biggest offense in my book since it literally sold the ending for $10. That's criminal. Pre-order bonuses are bullshit and not really worthy of a discussion…
I'm sick of games nowadays being praised for simply being mediocre. I do try to judge games on their own merit, and most of the time I'm left unimpressed or underwhelmed due to the lack of immersion I've received. BioShock Infinite however was quite a refreshing experience for me, that included both extraordinary gameplay as well as a magnificent plot.
Games aren't cheap these days, I would fcuking know, and I put them up to a very high standard when it comes to that simply because I don't want a half-assed “experience” on a floppy disc with all of “teh goods” saved for DLC.
There's nothing “evil” Dishonored did or MGS3, they're just boring games, in my opinion. I can't be immersed in the world whatsoever, the gameplay isn't all too great, and the plots for each are tiring.
And no, I'm not biased on if a game doesn't receive the attention it deserves; It's just that I find games without much attention are in fact the better games than the ones that do receive it. I mean, I like games that receive a lot of attention such as BioShock which deserves all of the attention it's getting and more, and that's saying alot when in reality that game is considered the second-coming of Jesus or something.