Our last look at Shadow of Mordor delves deeper into how the loot system has changed the game, and the fact that Orcs have lost their flavor.
Come with me to Egypt so we can stab up some dudes and grab LOOT LOOT LOOT!
S’pretty good, all things considered.
Loot of the Rings! How does Shadow of Mordor’s sequel stack up after months of controversy? Let’s find out!
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Agents of Mayhem is a passably amusing game shackled forever to the fact it’s less than its peers in every single way.
Open world games are everywhere, and it’s getting really stupid. You can tell they’re happening just to follow a trend as well, since so few open world games manage to justify actually being open world.
There are blatant clues found in many of these desolate sandboxes, and we’re going to talk about them and why they’re making videogames rubbish.
Mafia III did not receive the critical reception Hangar 13 had perhaps hoped for. My own review is pretty reflective of the average score it’s gotten from professional critics, with the repetitive gameplay, cookie-cutter open world structure, and squandering of style being chief complaints.
Of course, the pros have nothing on the general public when it comes to expressing distaste for something, and Mafia III is the latest high profile game to get METABOMBED by disgruntled players on Metacritic’s user review system.
Much of the assault has come from PC users disappointed by the game’s demonstrably lacking port. Even after it was patched to include framerate options, Mafia III is failing to be everything it could be in the eyes of customers.
Let’s check out what they’ve been saying. It’s “content” I suppose, innit?