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Crazycrab

The F*** That Game list of 2017!

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Hi everyone!  We all know there was some fantastic games in 2017, so much I'd be willing to call it the best year for quality games that we have had for a long time.  This however does not alter the fact that it had more than it's fair share of bad games, disappointments, controversies and some seriously shady business practices that ruined what cold have been some solid releases.  Rather than doing separate topics for these I've decided to amalgamate these into one, so post your list of games for whatever reason had you saying to yourself or out load.. Fuck This Game!

 

Allow me to make a start (in no particular order):

 

 

FUCK The legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild!

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Possibly not going to be a popular choice here but someone has got to say it.  This game is overrated, annoying and tedious with the vast majority of it's many shortcomings passing through the filter of the gaming media and even independent YouTuber's underplayed or even totally ignored.  Don't get me wrong, it has aspects of genuine brilliance in the combat, the intelligent AI, shrine puzzles, it's numerous in game mechanics, the ingenious level design and in amount of freedom it offers.  However at other points it also one of the most frustrating and least fun gaming experiences of my entire life with it's overly fragile weapons, seemingly randomly spotted difficulty spikes, the needless necessity of having to travel back to specific points in order to level up, the stamina gauge, the fact the huge map seems to have been specifically designed to make the simple task of travelling from A to B as tedious and difficult as it can possibly be.  For me at least in looking exclusively at the game itself this is 2017's greatest disappointment.

 

FUCK Middle-Earth: Shadow of War!

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Riding off the subject games that I am unable to understand why so many like them so much we have the sequel to critically acclaimed but in this ones humble opinion FUCKING GOD AWFUL Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor.  Yet I can comfortably say without even touching it that this follow up..... is even worse!  Not only does it not seem that any of issues concerning the story, laughable stealth detection and lack of challenge have been addressed, (I heard some say they are even worse) but Warner Brothers Interactive decided to play the ultimate card in corporate smut and re-package the Nemesis system into a glorified gambling simulator.  Thanks to the introduction of lootboxs you can pay your way into making Tallion and his army even more so the bunch overpowered jackasses than they already were without even playing the fucking game!  Even honest attempts by the developer to pay tribute to a late colleague were left dripping with the disdain of corporate greed.  I know now that this Middle-Earth will never be what I was hoping for.

 

FUCK Life is Strange: Before the Storm!

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Now I already wrote a full review of this so I'll keep this brief.  If you thought that going forward with such a well received new IP without the support of the original developer would be a mistake or that a prequel to a game that had such focus on player choice would be DOA when we already know what is ultimately going to happen.... then you'd be absolutely right.  With less interactive gameplay, downgraded production with story and writing that plays out more like an amateur fan fiction than a legitimate prequel and what you get another huge let down in 2017.

 

Full Review here:  http://angryjoeshow.com/ajsa/forums/topic/39559-life-is-strange-before-the-storm-episodes-1-3-crabby-review/

 

FUCK Destiny 2!

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Here's the skinny on this one at least from my perspective.  Despite it's issues I enjoyed the original and had every intention of paying this.  However, during the open BETA for both PS4 and PC I was plagued with technical issues that as far I know almost nobody else seemed to suffer.  In hindsight it almost seems to me now that this was a sign of an ill omen and I stayed away.... and thank fuck I did when you consider everything that has happened since.

 

From players being banned for using totally innocent software like Discord or MSI Afterburner, locking players out of base game content unless they bought the first expansion, Bungie secretly capping XP gains to encourage players to spend more real money in the Eververse, designing a seasonal event to make it impossible to get every limited time item in the Eververse unless you gamble for it among so many other controversies that would even make EA blush!  There's to much for me to even go through here but I'll leave a link to YongYea's YouTube channel if you want to learn more.  It seems that Bungie have lost their drive here and don't really seem to care anymore.

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FUCK The Life of Black Tiger!

 

One the worst games if not THE worst game of 2017, not to mention one of the most confusing.  I guess it's not that surprising that asset flipping trash made it as a freebie on mobile.  This piece of shit truly stepped up to the plate by not only managing to get on the PlayStation store, not only charging $10 for a "game" that was originally free, not only getting activity promoted by PlayStation on their official YouTube channel with a trailer that (as you can see) is still there to this day but that very Trailer uses music directly stolen form JackonTC's piano cover of "Next to You" from the Anime Parasyte/Kiseijuu....  HOLY SHIT!!!!!!!!

 

 

How the hell did Sony allow this to happen!  It truly beggars Belief!

 

FUCK Star Wars Battlefront 2 EA!

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Well..... Well.... Well.....  What more is there really about EA and their magnum PR disasterpiece that hasn't already been said by every gamer, journalist, members of the pubic and even government officials that hasn't been said already.  To quote Hawaii House of Representatives member Chris Lee "It's a trap!".

 

I could go on and ranting and raging as much as anyone about EA's ludicrous and greedy decision to include a Loot box glorified gambling system a AAA Star aimed at children.   I could go even further in that they made it infinity worse by tying Crafting Parts required for progression as well as Star Cards that give players significant in game advantages to the Loot Box's making it a Pay-To-Win system.  The truth is though.... I actually want to thank them!  The swift and decisive retribution of the gaming community got the attention of the media at large and now legislators all over the world are looking in to regulation for these in game Casino's all because EA took a step to far.

 

It's more possible now more than ever that we may get a day when every copy of Overwatch, Fifa, Need For Speed Payback, COD WWII, Forza Motorsport 7, Destiny 2 and all the other gambling simulators of the world could be re-classified for sale to adults only and removed from most stores.  If that happens be rest assured that I will be there at the closing time penultimate to that day watching them being removed from shelves with a cold beer in my hand and big fucking smile on my face!  If 2017 was "The Year of the Loot Box" then thanks to EA 2018 might very well be "The Year the Loot Box Dies!"

 

There's more games I could cover here but I don't want to be a whole hog so I'll stop there.  Thanks for reading!

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Opening up a topic titled "F*** that game" with Angry Joe's favorite game of the year...

yu gon get bashd son

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20 minutes ago, Cyborg-Rox said:

Opening up a topic titled "F*** that game" with Angry Joe's favorite game of the year...

yu gon get bashd son

 

Nobody here is Angry Joe's personal keyboard warrior.  Even if that was the case I spent nearly £400 on a console, accessories and the game and it was a massive let down.  Do you really think I'm going to give a shit if an Angry Fanboy starts whining about my opinion?

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I don't know what game you played, but Life of Black Tiger was one of my favorite games of 2017.

"Never Step Back. Never Surrender Until Fixed Time."

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Aside from the EA games that has those free to play bullshits put into them which I don't play because they don't deserve my money, there really ain't much game this year that makes me go "fuck this game".

 

 

But that doesn't mean there's no such games though. Ohoho no. There are those that pisses me off so much. And they're GOOD games! Like these:

 

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Oh..... how sad I was. The game itself is actually damn good. Singleplayer has a lot of cool battles which I made even better using the final battle song from the Raid 2, and the multiplayer is fun as well.

 

That is until they fucked up the multiplayer so hard, that I gave up on the game entirely. Initially the multiplayer is fine. I can join in games fast with no problem. BUT FOR SOME REASON, 1 month after the game is released, the multiplayer becomes completely unplayable. I had to wait 10 minutes before I join in a solo duel, and whenever I joined a 2 vs 2 or dominion, forget about it. The game instantly says "connection error." and then I was kicked out. EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. What a fuck up that was.

 

Next is Tekken 7.

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This game is fucking great, with one of the best netcode ever that makes fighting people online feel like playing local multiplayer. I spent 250+ hours playing the crap out of the multiplayer. But it pisses me off so much for 1 simple reason: the singleplayer content, aside from the main story, is HOOOORRSSEEEEEEESHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIT! Where's the fun beat em up Tekken Force mode? Why are the story portion for the side characters so fucking lazy and horrible?

Why do they smugly take the free Tekken Bowl from Tekken Tag and put is as dlc??? AND WHY IS THE SONG FOR THE INFINITE AZURE STAGE GO FROM AWESOME, TO FUCKING DOGSHIT IN THE SECOND HALF????

 

 

And finally: Absolver.

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It's an easier Dark Souls but with kung fu fighting. Should be awesome, and it is in core gameplay. How then, can this game only have 1/4 of the complexity of Dark Souls, be really2 unfinished with so many lacking content, a story that's so bare boned that even the Destiny has more story in it, and with the most broken multiplayer I had ever experienced that makes every single person I see do this?

There is hope for this game. If the dev decided to inject more content to it that is. Otherwise, it's such a disappointment.

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what a bunch of haters life of black tiger > destiny 2

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