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News PS5 exclusive Destruction AllStars Is Getting Bots Because Not Enough People Are Playing

trikster40

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I’ll be honest: you want these games to take off, you gotta make trophies/achievements relatively achieve able. I haven’t played it because I don’t want it on my trophy list at like 5%. It’s not worth it especially if it isn’t an amazing game.
 

DonJuanSchlong

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Remember when we had amazing, badass car combat games from Sony like this in 2001, a more sane time period?


In comparison, who the hell would want to play something that looks as lame at this?
I miss twisted metal and Vigilante 8 series! I don't think they would honestly do well in this day and age, but one can only hope.
 

Roxkis_ii

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I thought this game was free???

I played for a lil bit and it was a pretty fun game. Idk if I would say it's $70 fun tho....
 
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lh032

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i dont think Sony expected this game to be successful in the first place

Btw, nice anti Playstation stealth thread TC ; )
 
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quest

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I miss twisted metal and Vigilante 8 series! I don't think they would honestly do well in this day and age, but one can only hope.
I think twisted metal would do great with the right team. It has the right ingredients looking at many games. Great game play great characters just need the right developer to update it. A remaster of twisted metal 2 with good networking would of done better than destruction Allstars.
 
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captainraincoat

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Aside from how this game is being received critically, this is good news. More games should have bots.

Two of my favorite games of all time had bots:



(Quake 3 is bottom image)
I remember the quake bots very well…they had quite a few learning bots that when left killing each other over and over they became laser like accurate and when humans joined you got melted…I wish more games had bots as they can be good trainers
 
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I remember the quake bots very well…they had quite a few learning bots that when left killing each other over and over they became laser like accurate and when humans joined you got melted…I wish more games had bots as they can be good trainers
I remember that too. They were as deadly to me as the Perfect bots in Perfect Dark, who were programmed to know the optimal path of each multiplayer map to the weapon and spawn drops and they made perfect headshots each time. They even had the Perfect bots predict where you would spawn next so you'd die by them instantly after spawning. It was hellish stuff but it made for quite a challenge on the higher ranked matches in challenge mode.
 
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Krappadizzle

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I remember the quake bots very well…they had quite a few learning bots that when left killing each other over and over they became laser like accurate and when humans joined you got melted…I wish more games had bots as they can be good trainers
I'll never forget the rather ruthless ass bots in Perfect Dark.... Fuckin' Dark Sim..
 
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Tschumi

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I just wanted to watch the skinny girl in pink highlight yoga pants run some more
 
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skit_data

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Well, the game wasn’t very good.

This won’t change the issues I had with it, because those were related to the execution of the most fundamental aspects of the game.

Too bad, the concept seemed fun but the end result was really boring and shallow
 
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Imtjnotu

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There is no point in this game to be found

You just drive around and crash and instill have no clue what shards do.

There really is no reason to compete
 

quest

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Imagine buying the battle pass for all this character bling... and nobody is going to ever see it except bots.

Maybe skynet will let you off the hook in the future War if you own the battle pass for being to stupid to be a threat!

 
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akaFullmetal

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Kind of a simple game, all you can do is try to ram each other and jump out the car. Maybe when you jumped out the car you had a rocket launcher or I think adding weapons similar to twisted metal for the cars would of helped a lot.
 

spyshagg

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tbh, I hated Driveclub, but I just realized that those flags on the corners were there to let you know how to enter those turns. Maybe.

Glad to see you had "deep knowledge" of the game when you decided to hate it.

Yes, the flags tell you the corner difficulty.
 

systemr123

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Was a terrible game. They made the right call making it free on PS+ when it launched.
I remember actually being a little bit hyped for it before release. Downloaded the free ps plus version with anticipation and booted it up. Ok, let’s start... Most boring tutorial ever, and where’s the energizing music? Played some matches and decided to remove this trash from my ps5 and mind forever.

this is so bad wife swap GIF by Paramount Network
 

Varteras

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I remember actually being a little bit hyped for it before release. Downloaded the free ps plus version with anticipation and booted it up. Ok, let’s start... Most boring tutorial ever, and where’s the energizing music? Played some matches and decided to remove this trash from my ps5 and mind forever.

this is so bad wife swap GIF by Paramount Network
For sure. Whatever hyped up energy they promoted the game with was just NOT in the final product.
 
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SkylineRKR

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It was free for a month and no one plays it. I found out after 3 weeks that I couldn't get Carnado going on. I deleted it since.

Its a terrible game. Riding in circles, barely doing damage with the provided cars and on foot is horrible. All spectacle is in the hero cars which you might get once or twice for a minute during a match. Not to mention the awful designs. This game is a waste of anyones time.
 
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Zeroing

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I'm just going to selfishly point out that in the last month before Driveclub servers shutdown and long after Sony banned you from buying it, the game still had players, and on weekends you could find full servers.

I have nothing against All Stars, but these developers, alongside the ones that joined codemasters, should still be together and named Evolution Studios, doing work on what would now be Driveclub3 por PS5.



driveclub and the devs would still be around if!!!
They would not messed up the online and those who brought the game would not have to wait almost 2 months for them to fix it! They added new tracks etc but it was too late, the damage was done.
so yeah, with driveclub - great game, online didn’t work.
 

Thedtrain

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I’m the only person I know who enjoyed the game.
Super shallow game that is easy to pick up and get a round in.
I had to stop playing when it took 12 minutes to find a match
 

Vognerful

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The game looks fun, i hope it could find success soon.

Bots should always be an option, even if it is a successful game (looking at you Titanfall)
 
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Warnen

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Maybe they should go mulitplate then steam can charge Sony for access to its users….
 
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systemr123

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Is this actual sony material? How strange that they are seemingly bashing the ps4
I don’t see how stating facts is bashing the ps4 here? They just mention that the ps5 launch has even better games than the ps4 which is factually true :)
 

Aranea

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Got the game from PS+ and never bothered to play it. The resources should have been spent somewhere else imo.
 

elliot5

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I was gonna say I don't care for the "hero" designs, but it feels like they were necessary to monetize the game by letting you have unique characters to unlock customizations for. Such is the case for these GAAS multiplayer titles. Nobody cares to buy skins if they can't see them, hence the running around gameplay loop. It ultimately wasn't fun or engaging enough.

But then I remembered Twisted Metal is basically the same thing with a cast of "hero" characters that Sony could easily monetize and create loads of custom cars and hero skins for. Maybe after the PS3 game failure they iceboxed the IP. Or maybe colorful and exciting is in versus the grudge and edge of TW.

TW Black is one of my childhood faves so a modern TW battle royale would be sick.