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A Great Journey as Always.,
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This review is from: Dead Space 3 Limited Edition (Video Game)
Most of people rating this game low is because people don't like changes. People get used to stuff most of the time and they don't understand that changes in every aspect of life is what makes it interesting. YES, it is not the same Dead Space you are used to, YES there has been changes and YES it feels different. But it is important to mention that some of the aspects that made this franchise big, still in DS3. You are going to find yourself walking around the game (not running) scared of what you are going to encounter around the corner. This game plays with your brain the same way the other 2 games did. You play 2 or 3 minutes without any action (your brain thinks everything is all good), minding your own business and all of the sudden, you find your self pressing buttons, holding the controller like your life depended on it (literally), your brains flips out and changes to survival mode from one second to the other. THAT is what makes DS lovely... and that is still in the game. On the other hand, co-op was added to the game and that sensation i just mentioned is lost, since you play with a partner and you feel more secured. The story in the game changed as well... WHY?? because developers wanted to explain many of the things that happened on the other 2 games, so the MYSTERY is lost. Which in my opinion, should not affect your experience at all. The addition of co-op is not the developers fault, BUT YOUR FAULT. Thanks to the COD phenomenon and other shooters, instigating and forcing developers to add multiplayer to everything, now it has transcended to DS and other games, which NEVER depended on multiplayer to be excellent games. But, business is business, since multiplayer sells nowadays, why not have it on other games. Again, I blame it all on COD fanboys.
Anyway, BUY THE GAME... who cares about reviews, who cares about others opinions. BE A MAN/WOMAN and play the game and judge it on your own, your voice and opinion counts and if you are a FAN of the DS universe, you know you won't be disappointed, 'cause you know what DS is about and trust me, they kept the ESSENCE of what made this franchise, better than Resident Evil and destroyed Silent Hill.
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Initial post: Feb 10, 2013 10:55:04 AM PST
Joseph R. Tomasso says:
Well said brother. I couldn't have put it better myself. The Dead Space series is a masterpiece.
Posted on Feb 11, 2013 1:08:19 PM PST
Eirik Raude says:
like is meant to be.
Posted on Feb 21, 2013 3:02:36 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 21, 2013 3:03:11 PM PST
I wasn't disappointed with my purchase of this game, but it was not a survival game. Dead Space 3 is a shooter. I bought it expecting to be scared and actually trying to survive. I was disappointed when I was not. Guess the first two made it so anything less isn't creepy anymore.
It is however, a good game at heart.
Posted on Feb 22, 2013 1:30:18 PM PST
Very well said. Completely agree with you.
Posted on Oct 15, 2013 9:47:42 AM PDT
Lulz S. Fowr says:
You are right... 'Cept for the whole "YOU ARE TO BLAME" thing. It's the devs' fault for caving in and selling out-- actually, scratch that. If anything, it's EA's fault, judging from their past business decisions.
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