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    KILLZONE: Shadow Fall | Metacritic Watch: 74




    Individual scores:

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    Metro GameCentral: 7

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    GamesBeat: 6.7

    Gaming Age: 6.7

    The Globe and Mail: 6

    Shacknews: 6

    Giant Bomb: 6

    GamePlanet: 5.5

    Polygon: 5
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    Sooo... how about multiplayer then? And seems like campaign is going to be pretty much same as Killzone 3, disappointing.

    I also like how Polygon is ignored because lol Polygon.
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    polygon is an embarressment

    they shouldnt be taken seriously

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    Call of $#@! and Battle farts both get free pass and score well, for doing the same thing every year!!

    The only thing that KZ:Shadow fall got for it now, is just pretty graphics.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Ixion View Post
    We're off to a mediocre start. It seems the campaign design might turn out to be disappointing.
    the real complaint to KZ is as usual storytelling, GG never was good at it. And for open lvl design, well GG again trying something different than most games on the market, and press didnt like it, because this is not what they a get used to and not what they are pushed through years now
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    Call me biased because I've always been a kz fan, but this game deserves credit for being different than call of crap


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    It's all about the mp. If that's good then I'm all set.

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    Im ok with this (apart from AGIES).
    Will play and enjoy it day 1.
    Hope MP can suck me in as I dont want to play CoD PS4 all the time
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    the same things that shadowfall got ripped for can be applied to all the big name shooters, hence i dont take any reviews seriously

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peregrin8X View Post
    the same things that shadowfall got ripped for can be applied to all the big name shooters, hence i dont take any reviews seriously
    thats how "gaming press" works today

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    Has Sony ever had a AAA game for launch that scored in the 90s plus on metacritic/gamerankings? I think no.

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    So the usual trend of critics being overly hard on Killzone, but giving every other FPS a free pass continues. How cute.

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    Metacritic is a joke. Gamespot is a joke, IGN is a joke. Any of these big name gaming sites are a joke when it comes to reviews. Those sites are paid to give good or bad reviews. Don't take none of it seriously.

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    Lol polygon doesn't even try to hide their bias. Good for them

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    Haven't paid attention to a "game review" in years.

    This thread did remind me that I need to go buy my copy of Shadowfall though.
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    I'm not as critical of games as these reviewers are.




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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    I'm not as critical of games as these reviewers are.
    My problem with reviews is not criticizing the game, its the double standards they have, or probably the money they get!




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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    I'm not as critical of games as these reviewers are.
    Same here. I like to hear what most complain about and how the gameplay looks. If I know I'll be able to tolerate the complaints and gameplay then I'm playing that game one way or another.

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    That's the funny thing about all the Fps. Call of Duty and BF always get high praise and it's almost entirely because of its MP. They say well SP does some stuff better but overall same rehashed experience. But They like MP so it gets a 8 or higher. This game is scrutinized heavily for its SP and MP. Never understood why the ones that try to make a decent campaign are crucified for it more times than not.




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    Quote Originally Posted by ps3freak18 View Post
    That's the funny thing about all the Fps. Call of Duty and BF always get high praise and it's almost entirely because of its MP. They say well SP does some stuff better but overall same rehashed experience. But They like MP so it gets a 8 or higher. This game is scrutinized heavily for its SP and MP. Never understood why the ones that try to make a decent campaign are crucified for it more times than not.
    To be fair, Battlefield 4's multiplayer is far more ambitious and varied than Killzone: Shadow Fall's.

    Also, COD: Ghosts received around the same scores as Killzone: Shadow Fall. Mid-70s.

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    Polygon need to get better editors and proof readers

    Killzone: Shadow Fall is developer Guerrilla Games’ latest attempt to find a niche for the their AAA shooter franchise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ixion View Post
    To be fair, Battlefield 4's multiplayer is far more ambitious and varied than Killzone: Shadow Fall's.

    Also, COD: Ghosts received around the same scores as Killzone: Shadow Fall. Mid-70s.
    That's fine but I mostly refer to the fact that those games are practically rated for MP and SP is just a second thought when doing the review. The scores always reflect it because they will talk about how mediocre and like the last but the MP is better than last time and the score is still high. But KZ is judged much harder on both fronts. This isn't a knock of the big guys of reviews this is most reviews.

    It's like the reviews don't care about how mediocre the SP is on the big 2, as long is MP is good they don't care. Maybe it's because KZ is perceived as a SP first game but considering the genre is the same, it just feels off.




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    Quote Originally Posted by ps3freak18 View Post
    That's fine but I mostly refer to the fact that those games are practically rated for MP and SP is just a second thought when doing the review. The scores always reflect it because they will talk about how mediocre and like the last but the MP is better than last time and the score is still high. But KZ is judged much harder on both fronts. This isn't a knock of the big guys of reviews this is most reviews.

    It's like the reviews don't care about how mediocre the SP is on the big 2, as long is MP is good they don't care. Maybe it's because KZ is perceived as a SP first game but considering the genre is the same, it just feels off.
    Perhaps that's because COD & Battlefield's multiplayer is just better than Killzone's? I don't want to be too critical of the critics (lol) unless I played all three games.

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