More Reviews
REVIEWS Life is Strange: Episode 2 - Out Review
The secret lives of ordinary American teenagers packs an emotional wallop in the latest installment of Life is Strange.

The Sims 4 Get to Work Expansion Review
Electronic Arts hopes that Get to Work will make you Get to The Sims 4.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Dirty Bomb Preview
Looking for a more competitive, challenging online FPS multiplayer game? Splash Damage is introducing just that by dropping a Dirty Bomb on the free-to-play game market.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones
Release date: 04/01/15

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin
Release date: 04/07/15


LATEST FEATURES Interview: Kevin Spacey Is A Part of Call of Duty's Evolution, Says Sledgehammer Games' Dev
At the Call of Duty World Championship, Mike Mejia explains the success of the tournament and how Call of Duty needed to evolve.

BAMF Babes #4: Kitana
She slices she dices she kicks ass!
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Top 50 Pokémon of All Time
Can you believe there are now six generations of Pokémon? Six!! That's a crazy amount of different creatures to collect. But which are the cream of the crop? Don't worry, Magikarp isn't actually one of them.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP shandog137
Re-Masters - Next-Gen Backwards Compatibility?
By shandog137
Posted on 03/30/15
I am a PS3 owner and someday hope to be a PS4 owner, yet I am not at all dissatisfied with my choice to delay purchase, solely based on the current PS4 library. When I transitioned from a Playstation 1 to a Playstation 2, I was pleasantly surprised that I could for the most part rid myself of my PS1...

 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   SmartFeedSmartFeed   RegisterRegister   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
|OT| The Last of Us
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10  Next
 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Sony
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Bretimus_v2
The Japazillian Dynasty


Joined: 30 Jan 2009
Posts: 10249

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dan what's your early take on it. I see what you're playing.
_________________
Star-Lord wrote:
I look around and do you know what I see? Losers.


Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8938

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just finished. Anything specific you want to know? Review should go up tonight or tomorrow early.

Combat is really fun, but extremely tense, difficult, and totally brutal.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Bretimus_v2
The Japazillian Dynasty


Joined: 30 Jan 2009
Posts: 10249

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Did the inventory system and management end up being as cool looking as the videos make it look.
_________________
Star-Lord wrote:
I look around and do you know what I see? Losers.


Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sourdeez
Does it use DX12?!?


Joined: 12 Feb 2012
Posts: 2371

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
I just finished. Anything specific you want to know? Review should go up tonight or tomorrow early.

Combat is really fun, but extremely tense, difficult, and totally brutal.


Does it get annoying trying to pull a weapon from you bag while something is attacking you?
_________________
“I do like metaphorical heroin and my heroin dealer. EA”
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8938

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bretimus_v2 wrote:
Did the inventory system and management end up being as cool looking as the videos make it look.

Inventory is kind of cool. You can get an upgrade to "holster" more guns so that you don't have to pull them out of your backpack which takes time while monsters and enemies are running around. Supplies come in different amounts, but to craft an item you need to have picked up more than just one scissor or tape or alcohol for whatever you're trying to make. Basically it doesn't feel like you have an unlimited supply on you, though if you scavenge a lot and stock up a bunch you'll do fine over the course of the game.
Sourdeez wrote:
Does it get annoying trying to pull a weapon from you bag while something is attacking you?

Annoying? Basically when that happened I just felt stupid. You know how people constantly reload in FPS games? That's me, but constantly reloading in this game meant checking every equipped weapon, loading the three or four rounds I had in, switching to crafting and trying to make whatever I could out of my supplies.

It's like a punishment. You start to get so good at preparing yourself for battle, but sometimes engagements can sneak up on you or you just don't have a fucking thing on you and you're screwed. The inventory and stuff feels great.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Jonathan_Leack



Joined: 10 Jan 2012
Posts: 229

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Straightforward but difficult question: is The Last of Us the best PS3 exclusive to-date?
_________________
Infinite Ammo.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8938

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jonathan_Leack wrote:
Straightforward but difficult question: is The Last of Us the best PS3 exclusive to-date?

Hard to say. The PS3 has had a lot of amazing exclusives. It's certainly the best in recent memory. GoW: Ascension didn't really do it... but think of all the games the PS3 has. When you play it, I'll ask if it's better than MGS4. >Razz
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Jonathan_Leack



Joined: 10 Jan 2012
Posts: 229

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well MGS4 is my 3rd favorite game of all time because it concluded 10 years of gaming for me. TLOU is starting on a clean slate. I think the obvious comparison will be between TLOU and Uncharted 2.
_________________
Infinite Ammo.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8938

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Last of Us makes Uncharted 2 seem like garbage.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
UghRochester
Fattest Jedi Around


Joined: 05 Jun 2006
Posts: 7373

PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
The Last of Us makes Uncharted 2 seem like garbage.

This is one of the main reasons why I'm getting this game. Naughty Dog did amazing with the Uncharted series and absolutely enjoyed them. Can't wait until the game releases. I won't be able to play it the Friday it releases, but I will be able to enjoy it that Saturday.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Longo_2_guns
Ruler of the Queen's Navy


Joined: 29 Jun 2003
Posts: 16357

PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm much more interested in how the gameplay works than the story. I was really kinda "Eh, I'll get it eventually" about it until I heard about the backpack thing.

Is the gameplay a lot of "Kill a wave, move on" or does it flow naturally?
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail AIM Address MSN Messenger
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8938

PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It flows very naturally. If you're too set in your ways and say "I'm going to kill everyone before I move past this" then it can feel like wave after wave.

I enjoyed combat far too much though, so even when I knew more enemies would flood in, I just saddled up with my shotgun and blasted people. There's a point in the story... well I won't talk about that, but suffice it to say a "successful" combat encounter feels great.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
I_Hate_MGS



Joined: 01 Oct 2001
Posts: 6557

PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I expected good reviews, but not THIS good. I'm hyped, have had it pre ordered for months.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8938

PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They focus tested the shit out of it.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
UghRochester
Fattest Jedi Around


Joined: 05 Jun 2006
Posts: 7373

PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I_Hate_MGS wrote:
I expected good reviews, but not THIS good. I'm hyped, have had it pre ordered for months.

_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Longo_2_guns
Ruler of the Queen's Navy


Joined: 29 Jun 2003
Posts: 16357

PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
They focus tested the shit out of it.

Focus testing doesn't mean much if the focus testers are bad.

Cough, Fuse, cough.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail AIM Address MSN Messenger
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8938

PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fuse most certainly did not have the same "focus testing" that The Last of Us or Halo 4 had. I'm talking about thousands of dollars spent parading people through 8-hour gameplay days, over and over tweaking lighting and level lay out and damage and supplies until it's juuuuuuust right.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Jonathan_Leack



Joined: 10 Jan 2012
Posts: 229

PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
Fuse most certainly did not have the same "focus testing" that The Last of Us or Halo 4 had. I'm talking about thousands of dollars spent parading people through 8-hour gameplay days, over and over tweaking lighting and level lay out and damage and supplies until it's juuuuuuust right.


This is such an important part of making a good game.
_________________
Infinite Ammo.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Green_Lantern
Spacecataz


Joined: 06 Nov 2008
Posts: 5463

PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I believe this and Dark Souls are the only two PS3 games I will have picked up on release day.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
cyberjim2000
Forum Bum


Joined: 28 Feb 2010
Posts: 1832

PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe it's just me but I bet they put Joel's love interest in the game to prevent it becoming really weird.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Sony All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10  Next
Page 2 of 10
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum