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Elden Ring Is Now The Highest Rated Game Of All Time On OpenCritic

Fools idol

Member
It wont gain wide appeal because it's too hard.

People will say oh yes, but it's more accessible than previous games. Yes, but there are still absolute roadblock bosses throughout the game that will crush the hope of most casual players from ever going deeper.

Still, it earned every point of it's score. It's easily in my top 3 games of all time. I saw someone in another thread say it's an Ocarina of time benchmark game and honestly that is a very large boot to fill but I cant remember the last time I felt such a sense of complete and utter immersion as playing through this. I literally forgot to eat for an entire day. I think it's been 15 years since I did that with a game.
 

RoadHazard

Gold Member
It wont gain wide appeal because it's too hard.

People will say oh yes, but it's more accessible than previous games. Yes, but there are still absolute roadblock bosses throughout the game that will crush the hope of most casual players from ever going deeper.

Still, it earned every point of it's score. It's easily in my top 3 games of all time. I saw someone in another thread say it's an Ocarina of time benchmark game and honestly that is a very large boot to fill but I cant remember the last time I felt such a sense of complete and utter immersion as playing through this. I literally forgot to eat for an entire day. I think it's been 15 years since I did that with a game.

How are you already playing it? It releases on Friday I'm pretty sure?
 

rapid32.5

Member
With GTAV in that top 5 list, not impressed.

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Kokoloko85

Member
Galaxy is still the GOAT.
Not for me, I really didnt enjoy Galaxy 1 and 2, I respect they are great games but not my prefered type of Mario Platforming.
But Ive learnt they are classed as different types of 3D Mario games.

Mario 64, Sunshine and Odyssey - Sandbox
Galaxy 1 and 2 - Linear
Mario 3D Land etc - Cant remember what they are called lol
 

bender

What time is it?
Not for me, I really didnt enjoy Galaxy 1 and 2, I respect they are great games but not my prefered type of Mario Platforming.
But Ive learnt they are classed as different types of 3D Mario games.

Mario 64, Sunshine and Odyssey - Sandbox
Galaxy 1 and 2 - Linear
Mario 3D Land etc - Cant remember what they are called lol

Odyssey is great and all but a lot of the collected moons are complete braindead filler.
 

BossLackey

Gold Member
I thought Mario Odyssey was good, but not great. Way too easy, even compared to other Mario titles, and the arty styles clashed so hard.

Galaxy 1 and 2 are leagues better.
 

luffie

Member
Can we officially say that Elden Ring is going to snuff the demand for a Bloodbourne remake?
This is hard to say man. On one hand, the success of Elden Ring means Sony would have to offer a buttload of money to From in order to make a new Bloodborne. Because if you could make money off your own franchise, why would you put effort on others?

On another hand, the success of Elden almost ensures that nobody will trust Bloodborne 2 if it isn't from From.

The best we can hope is Bluepoint making a remake
 

Amiga

Member
do sales line up with critical praise?
Souls games haven't this high so we will see. but All others in the top 10 are multi-million sellers.

This also drives content creators. They in turn push sales the most these days. Some new players will drop off and revert to passive gaming. but others will love the thrill. DS started on PS3 with barley a couple 100k players. grew slow but steady.

Before ED, Souls already had a solid multi million purchase base. Now with an open world setting, a popular mainstream name attached and a growth system that can give you an OP build that keeps you progressing through the world, Souls should have the biggest growth yet.

(OP builds per SkillUp, they weren't that decisive in previous Souls games)
 
Can we officially say that Elden Ring is going to snuff the demand for a Bloodbourne remake?

Temporarily, for how long who knows, but they'll start up soon enough.

They can't be reasoned with, they can't be bargained with. They don't feel pity or remorse or fear and they absolutely will not stop. Ever. Until you are dead.
 

Gamer79

Predicts the worst decade for Sony starting 2022
IF I don't like Dark Souls and just think Bloodbourne is alright, will I like Elden Ring.
 

Dr Bass

Member
Temporarily, for how long who knows, but they'll start up soon enough.

They can't be reasoned with, they can't be bargained with. They don't feel pity or remorse or fear and they absolutely will not stop. Ever. Until you are dead.
You were nailing this until you ended with "until you are dead" instead of "until there is a remake."

Dang it Farley.
 
You were nailing this until you ended with "until you are dead" instead of "until there is a remake."

Dang it Farley.

You know, I was going to alter that bit but figured I should just stay true to my boy Kyle Reese and not mess with such a classic quote. You've shown me the error of my ways though, opportunity missed.

Damn son.
 

MrA

Member
Can we officially say that Elden Ring is going to snuff the demand for a Bloodbourne remake?
why would one great game eliminate demand for a remake of a similar yet different great game
though at what open critic score does elden ring fans triumph switch to suicide watch because the world isn't fair? 93? 94?
 
Does the reviews clarify whether and why Elden Ring is notably better than the Dark Souls series? I loved the first Dark Souls (in my top 10), Quite liked DS2, but got a massive case of fatigue playing DS3. From the gameplay footage I've seen its VERY much more Dark Souls, just in a more open setting.
 
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