hot  /  reviews  /  videos  /  cblogs  /  qposts

FRESH MEAT  
|   FROM OUR COMMUNITY BLOGS

RazorFist blog header photo

RazorFist's blog


  Make changes   Set it live in the post manager. Need help? There are FAQs at the bottom of the editor.
RazorFist avatar 1:54 AM on 04.02.2011
Dragon Age 2: Electric Boogaloo

It's a poorly-kept secret that Dragon Age 2 has drawn more than its fair share of detractors since launching earlier this month. The community has been justifiably angry since at least fall of last year when the first combat gameplay was revealed and held more than a passing resemblance to medieval Power Rangers. (Don't you dare steal my idea, Haim Saban!) Destructoid released a review earlier this week leveling some very valid complaints at the game while simultaneously tempering this negative view with a general sense that Dragon Age 2 isn't a bad game... it's just not as good as Origins. And with review scores in the 7-8/10 range all around, it's tempting to fall into the trap of simply accepting this verdict as gospel.

I disagree. Dragon Age 2 is a legitimately bad game. Measured against Origins. Measured against itself. Measured against Root Beer Tapper. It's simply not a good or engaging video game in any context.

So, with an obligatory warning that this video is rife with nasty language and opinions (that's what reviews are for, after all) I present my video review of Dragon Age II:



I understand the views presented in the previous video aren't unbiased. Reviews, by their nature, are biased. Jim Sterling did a brilliantly-executed piece parodying just this irrational expectation concerning his negative review of Final Fantasy XIII. Opinions aren't politically correct, and - not to ascribe this attribute to the video - but neither is truth.

Until next time, Rageaholics,

Godspeed.

 
   Reply via cblogs
Tagged:    cblog    reviews  

Login to vote this up!




Follow
RazorFist

More Community blogs  


0 fappers have come:
Get comment replies by email.     settings



Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your security software's whitelist.





Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -