Hot Takes: Many people find No Man's Sky to be boring


At least on Twitter

No Man's Sky is finally out and thus far the impressions I've read have ranged from being all right, to downright boring. Boring, as you'll find out, is a word many people on Twitter are using to describe the game.

When I voiced my concerns after seeing impressions, YouTuber Mari aka Geek Remix parroted my fears:

Popular YouTuber Jesse Cox feared the game would be "hot garbage" but admitted it looked beautiful but boring:

Ghost Song's creator found the opening bit boring:

Many people watching midnight streams of No Man's Sky had the same impressions, though perhaps it just isn't a great game to stream?

One person seemed upset by the lack of guns in whatever footage they were watching: 

Others seemed outright angry

Destructoid alumni Jim Sterling had some stiff words about the game after saying it hadn't "really grabbed grabbed [him] at all":

So did you pick up No Man's Sky today? What do you think? Boring? Fun? Have buyer's remorse?

I'm personally considering not opening my limited edition and tossing it on eBay for a few extra bucks, but I'd love to be convinced otherwise. I'm honestly sad about this -- I wanted No Man's Sky to be great, but I've got a hunch that might not be the case, at least for me.

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