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If you've played 1-3 it's pretty much more of the same, so if those are engaging enough #4 is.

Personally I think the mistake of the game is that it felt the need to compete and do the "open world" a bit more itself. Essentially all this lead to was landscapes full of not much, a little confusion about where to go, and delay between "real" stages.
Also, a couple of the puzzles were just...too damn long...

Personally I think UC 4 had some amazing scenes - the motorcycle/car chase was intense. The dialogue and storyline was on par with the rest. Music was great. The combat and enemy AI was improved yet again.
Some stuff from the past, some stuff from the future, a couple new characters thrown in the mix.
I liked it. Maybe not as much as UC2, still my favourite, but I thought it was at least equal with #3.
I really didnt like the first one, the mechanics were too sloppy for me so i never bothered with the others. Its actually the open world aspect that makes me want to check it out
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Old 01-18-2017, 11:19 PM
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I really didnt like the first one, the mechanics were too sloppy for me so i never bothered with the others. Its actually the open world aspect that makes me want to check it out
Most of the game is not open world.
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Old 01-19-2017, 12:02 AM
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I really didnt like the first one, the mechanics were too sloppy for me so i never bothered with the others. Its actually the open world aspect that makes me want to check it out
Do you mean the lack of a real combat system etc?
They improve that with every game. The hand to hand, the gunplay, even just how the character moves around.

I'd really recommend UC2 for the storyline, the villain (the best IMO), the scenery.
I think you'd be missing out on something great if you skip straight to four...not to mention there *is* an amount of backwards referencing etc - not to mention UC4 really does pay off for the legacy players.

You can buy 1-3 remastered on the PS4 quite cheaply.

Angra is right though, the open world stuff is minimal. It's more just to show off the games looks. It's somewhat linear. If that's all you want to check it out for, you will be disappointed.
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I was thinking... what was my "last beaten game"?

Been a long ass time... I think it was Portals 2.
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Old 01-19-2017, 10:14 PM
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I was thinking... what was my "last beaten game"?

Been a long ass time... I think it was Portals 2.
That's alright, it just means you have a life. Probably. Or you're an adult with better things to do.
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Old 01-20-2017, 10:36 PM
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Do you mean the lack of a real combat system etc?
They improve that with every game. The hand to hand, the gunplay, even just how the character moves around.

I'd really recommend UC2 for the storyline, the villain (the best IMO), the scenery.
I think you'd be missing out on something great if you skip straight to four...not to mention there *is* an amount of backwards referencing etc - not to mention UC4 really does pay off for the legacy players.

You can buy 1-3 remastered on the PS4 quite cheaply.

Angra is right though, the open world stuff is minimal. It's more just to show off the games looks. It's somewhat linear. If that's all you want to check it out for, you will be disappointed.
The movements, the fighting pretty much everything was choppy and rough. It got annoying. If the others are better ill give them a shot
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"Hellblade" 8/10

Pros:

1. Stunning graphics and amazing sound. Headphones are a must.

2. The price. $30 is really cheap for a product that looks a helluva lot like a tripple A game.

3. Lots of very intense moments.

4. Hellblade is a game you will remember a long time after 2017 has ended.


Cons.

1. Autosave. The fact that you can't save manually makes this quite a stressfull experience, as you can only fail a limited number of times before the game starts over and deletes your save files. Or so you are being told the first time you die.

2. The puzzles. Pretty repetitive and some of them frustratingly hard to figure out.

3. The battles. Again, very repetitive and stressful when you're up against two foes or more. And yes, I suck at it!!

3. The main characters constantly open mouth. A minor issue of mine.

4. The main characters voice and person as a whole annoyed me.

5. And worst of all, which might just be in my case. Game bugs. After the first couple of hours of gameplay I managed to fall through the ground and just kept falling and falling, so I went to the main menu and started the stage all over only to find I couldn't start the puzzle again that would lead me to the next stage. This wouldn't have been a big issue if it hadn't been for the freakin autosave. So I ended up having to start the game all over again. Many hours later on I stumbled upon the same kind of bug that had me falling under ground again and I was almost shitting my pants. But luckily this time the game let me continue with the puzzle when I restarted the stage.


So is Hellblade worth the money? Hell yes. Definitely.
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I defeated Dragon Age: Inquisition last night. Pretty good game, though pretty sidequest-heavy.

As far as horror games go, it's been a while. I think the last horror game I beat was Until Dawn.
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