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Review The Outer Worlds review thread

Teslerum

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SJW reviewers not being satisfied does not absolve the game in the slightest for me. When are they ever satisfied?
Especially if fucking RPS thinks it's cringe worthy.

I think the game looks great but if the writing is bad/caters to SJWs I don't think I wanna deal with that in an RPG.
Look, the only thing I can tell you is. Have watched tons of footage, haven't seen a single SJW line.

And just so you get a feeling on how sensitive for that stuff I am, I got triggered constantly by Horizon Zero Dawn (except for main story path), an optional throwaway line in AI: The Somnium files and Gears of War 4, 5 minutes into the campaign.
 
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Look, the only thing I can tell you is. Have watched tons of footage, haven't seen a single SJW line.

And just so you get a feeling on how sensitive for that stuff I am, I got triggered constantly by Horizon Zero Dawn (except for main story path), an optional throwaway line in AI: The Somnium files and Gears of War 4, 5 minutes into the campaign.
Thanks, I will keep an open mind about this game.
 
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Was not planning on getting this but god dam, I wil get this now! Thank you cheap ass gamepass <3
Cant wait to play this
 
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ACG review is out. Watching now.

I had no interest in reading reviews and especially not watching any since I have GP and was going to play it, see how good it is and if it was as good as I hoped buy a physical copy of the game. But I kept hearing how great your reviews were and had to check this one out.

All the rave reviews you get for your reviews are totally justified. Great presentation & game information presented without any BS plus you have a great speaking voice and delivery. I'll be checking out your future game reviews.
 

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I had no interest in reading reviews and especially not watching any since I have GP and was going to play it, see how good it is and if it was as good as I hoped buy a physical copy of the game. But I kept hearing how great your reviews were and had to check this one out.

All the rave reviews you get for your reviews are totally justified. Great presentation & game information presented without any BS plus you have a great speaking voice and delivery. I'll be checking out your future game reviews.
Yeah ACG is really good - bullshit-free. Just need to clone him so we can get a few more reviews :)
 

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I'm pre loading this on the Xbox One S. I have a PC with decent specs but I want to see what's like on the base console (i.e. whereby I judge the game based on its actual merits & not my own horsepower which can put lipstick on a pig). I'm currently playing through Shadow of the Tomb Raider on the One S & it looks/runs beautifully on that console, so it is possible for devs to make their games run well on the 2013 machines.
 

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I had no interest in reading reviews and especially not watching any since I have GP and was going to play it, see how good it is and if it was as good as I hoped buy a physical copy of the game. But I kept hearing how great your reviews were and had to check this one out.

All the rave reviews you get for your reviews are totally justified. Great presentation & game information presented without any BS plus you have a great speaking voice and delivery. I'll be checking out your future game reviews.
My thanks. With things all going like this its awesome to hear someone likes the videos!
 

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The board isn't portrayed evil enough, not enough racism or sexism (to complain about), anti-corporate options aren't evil enough.
All by SJW reviewers that thought this was capitalist pig murder simulator 2000.
Um...what?

not enough racism...

not enough racism...

not enough racism...

People want more racism in the game? To what, raise awareness? Race awareness is at its highest point in 60 years. Can't I just have my game? I wanna be pissed off because a bug spewed poisonous saliva on me. I don't wanna be mad because game depicts some black guy getting taken down by "the man". Come on man....keep it contained in the media. I don't need to be fed this shit...I live it.
 

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Um...what?

not enough racism...

not enough racism...

not enough racism...

People want more racism in the game? To what, raise awareness? Race awareness is at its highest point in 60 years. Can't I just have my game? I wanna be pissed off because a bug spewed poisonous saliva on me. I don't wanna be mad because game depicts some black guy getting taken down by "the man". Come on man....keep it contained in the media. I don't need to be fed this shit...I live it.
Ask Kotaku. Their reasoning was that since Obsidian are good writers they are morally obligated to tackle these issues.
Yes.
 
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"I get to be a gun-slinging space Socialist?
Sign me up!"

Please no.... Tell me this isn't true...
 

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"I get to be a gun-slinging space Socialist?
Sign me up!"

Please no.... Tell me this isn't true...
Well, Kotaku actually does answer that one themselves

You and your band of companions will eventually uncover some dark truths about Halcyon. From there, you can reshape it to fit whatever your vision of humanity’s potential is. For some, this will be a reflection of what their politics already are. As a socialist, I knew that whatever I ended up doing would be in the service of a colony that put the rights of workers first. Others who are more sympathetic to corporatism and capitalism will also have paths to enact their visions. If you see fit, you can even side against the scientist who unfroze you, Welles. The Outer Worlds will challenge you to make hard choices in your quest to find a better way of life, offering viewpoints that run directly counter to your own in a way that always felt fair and compelling.
The Kotaku reviewer clearly goes into this game with a political mindset so his views and actions are already influenced. (As he himself admits). Don't take this review as too meaningful for yourself or your own experience. It's as grey as you can get.
 
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Well, Kotaku actually does answer that one themselves



The Kotaku reviewer clearly goes into this game with a political mindset so his views and actions are already influenced. (As he himself admits). Don't take this review as too meaningful for yourself or your own experience. It's as grey as you can get.
Ohh okay, you can be a socialist if you want. Damn this guys review was a cringe. Complains that sexism and racism don't exist. Bro, the game takes place on a different planet, possible a different dimension.. Why would their problems mirror our own (which I will argue don't exist, but that's beside the point)
 

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Why does Kotaku writer being a socialist not surprise me.

I wish these people could experience what real socialism, as put into practice, is like. First hand. But on some other planet.
America is socialist... you pay taxes .. and the taxes pay police and justice.. and your education system .. which is presumably why you dont understand this. Good luck being free and enjoying liberty under your self chosen facist monopoly... wait .. isnt that the plot for outer worlds? Good luck with that.
 
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Honestly looking forward to this over cyberpunk for aesthetic alone. Won’t play it for awhile but it looks good!
 
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America is socialist... you pay taxes .. and the taxes pay police and justice.. and your education system .. which is presumably why you dont understand this. Good luck being free and enjoying liberty under your self chosen facist monopoly... wait .. isnt that the plot for outer worlds? Good luck with that.
There is a difference between social safety nets and pure socialism.
 

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If you've got an Xbox or PC, you can play it for a month for just $5 ~ $10 with Xbox Game Pass.
even then. His comment makes no sense. its a long single player game with no lootboxes and a big story and no bugs and he is complaining about it costing 60 bucks? Can't really take him serious
 
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even then. His comment makes no sense. its a long single player game with no lootboxes and a big story and no bugs and he is complaining about it costing 60 bucks? Can't really take him serious
We are in the era were players think they should be paid for playing videogames.

Shadows of the Empire for the N64 cost 95$ USD when it launched and was 12 hours long.... just for perspective... :messenger_expressionless:
 
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We are in the era were players think they should be paid for playing videogames.

Shadows of the Empire for the N64 cost 95$ USD when it launched and was 12 hours long.
Talk about a game that didn't age well... I LOVED that game when I was a kid though.
 
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I think on PC it unlocks at 4:00 in the afternoon on the West Coast. I got all excited then found since I'm playing on the OneX I have to wait until 9:00 PM :messenger_loudly_crying:
like with gears 5 im pretty sure you can just set your console to new Zealand and play earlier in the day
 
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30 hours of entertainment works itself out to be 2 dollars per hour of entertainment. That is extremely cheap. Going out to the movies, watching a live sporting event, going to a broadway show are all much more expensive.
 
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Talk about a game that didn't age well... I LOVED that game when I was a kid though.
I bet I’ll still love that train car level against ig88 and the speeder bike level on tatooine.

landmark game and book...

Too bad Disney shut down one of the greatest game publishers of all time... assholes
 
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I bet I’ll still love that train car level against ig88 and the speeder bike level on tatooine.

landmark game and book...

Too bad Disney shut down one of the greatest game publishers of all time... assholes
I just played zombies ate my neighbors a month ago with a buddy of mine. Damn, they have some great games in their catalog and boy does that game hold up well.
 
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There is a difference between social safety nets and pure socialism.
Ah you realise that calling america capitalisim isnt in fact correct its socialism mixed with capitalisim... funny how you didnt mention that before. Your smarter than the average american... not that thats hard http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/average-iq-by-country/


So youd only kill the police and judges who support a free justice system? And leave those that think justice shouldnt be for all ... is what your going to do?
 

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eurogamer posted this as well


I’ve barely watched gameplay, haven’t watched these videos or reviews. I’m going in very dark. I might miss somethings at the start but in the past I’ve overexposed myself to an upcoming game
Same. I've only watched a couple of trailers since it was announced and Karak Karak review is the only long form video I've watched and I mostly skipped over parts related to the story. I want to know as little as possible and be surprised and delighted as I play.

Although I do know, thanks to our friends at Kotaku, there is not enough racism, sexism and the corporations aren't evil enough, but fortunately I can play as a Socialist so it's all good.
 

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Ah you realise that calling america capitalisim isnt in fact correct its socialism mixed with capitalisim... funny how you didnt mention that before. Your smarter than the average american... not that thats hard http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/average-iq-by-country/


So youd only kill the police and judges who support a free justice system? And leave those that think justice shouldnt be for all ... is what your going to do?
Continuing this conversation doesn't seem like it will bare fruit. What with that backhanded compliment about my intelligence and then getting some extra digs on my country of origin. Have a nice day.
 
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Continuing this conversation doesn't seem like it will bare fruit. What with that backhanded compliment about my intelligence and then getting some extra digs on my country of origin. Have a nice day.
i just wanted the endless political wankery in this ( and hopefully other) threads to end. Shine a little light on what it is as being said... thats its anti freedom of speech, anti justice and anti american ( freedom and liberty right?) and the right wing political activists return to their echo chambers.

pls discuss the game not your political agenda
 
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i just wanted the endless political wankery in this ( and hopefully other) threads to end. Shine a little light on what it is as being said... thats its anti freedom of speech, anti justice and anti american ( freedom and liberty right?) and the right wing political activists return to their echo chambers.

pls discuss the game not your political agenda
Ok. You too on that high horse.
 
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i just wanted the endless political wankery in this ( and hopefully other) threads to end. Shine a little light on what it is as being said... thats its anti freedom of speech, anti justice and anti american ( freedom and liberty right?) and the right wing political activists return to their echo chambers.

pls discuss the game not your political agenda
Your points had merit and were worth discussing, but your tone was aggressive and combative.