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Yeah I wouldn't hold my breath if I were you. Last of us is getting rave reviews just like uncharted 3, so it's probably not indie/under the radar enough for you. And don't bother with 1 and 2 because they are great to.

But go on, do tell why uncharted is complete poo.

 

i rarely play indie games.

 

uncharted 3 felt like an interactive movie and it was so simple a four year old could run through it. i only managed to make it through 2-3 hrs of gameplay until i realized it wasn't just a tutorial, it's how the game actually is. i could roll my face across the controller and progress with no trouble at all.

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Just because the Drake games didn't fit your play style doesn't mean they are bad.

 

In fact, they are some of the best single player games that have came out, IMO.  After playing bugfest games like Fallout 3 and Skyrim, which I love, it was nice playing Drake where stuff just WORKS and you can sit down after working 8 hours and relax for a bit instead of crafting armor for 2 hours (which I enjoy, but not always).  

 

It's nice to have different styles of games.  LA Noire is another where it's almost an interactive movie.   I don't usually buy games that aren't longer than 15 hours but I'm not going to say they are bad games just because of that, it's just because I don't think it's decent value for money.  However, I have this preordered because of how great I thought the Drake games were.

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Just because the Drake games didn't fit your play style doesn't mean they are bad.

 

In fact, they are some of the best single player games that have came out, IMO.  After playing bugfest games like Fallout 3 and Skyrim, which I love, it was nice playing Drake where stuff just WORKS and you can sit down after working 8 hours and relax for a bit instead of crafting armor for 2 hours (which I enjoy, but not always).  

 

It's nice to have different styles of games.  LA Noire is another where it's almost an interactive movie.   I don't usually buy games that aren't longer than 15 hours but I'm not going to say they are bad games just because of that, it's just because I don't think it's decent value for money.  However, I have this preordered because of how great I thought the Drake games were.

 

Not saying it will take a normal gamer this long, but most reviews are saying somewhere between 15-18 hours to play through it the first time.  Not sure if that's on average difficulty, easy in order to get the review done, or a harder level....

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Great characters and story (Ellie is awesome), but the game is a bit of a grind.

 

Still very good though.

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Great characters and story (Ellie is awesome), but the game is a bit of a grind.

 

Still very good though.

 

Clickers are so fuging hard to kill....

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How far into it are you?

 

Clickers are bitches if you have a shiv. Which reminds me - why does Joel not have a fuging combat knife?! Half of the encounters would be a breeze if he did.

 

The Stalkers are hard - seems like a one hit kill, but with the speed of a Runner. I've met them once, in a scripted set up. They were difficult.

 

The Bloaters are horrible too - although if you have a couple of Molotovs they're not so bad. 

 

What I like is that Humans are probably the most difficult enemy (or they are so far!).

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I only played for a few hours so not too far.  Still working on getting Ellie to the Capitol building.  Down in the Subway with a ton of runners and clickers when I turned it off....

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Just because the Drake games didn't fit your play style doesn't mean they are bad.

 

In fact, they are some of the best single player games that have came out, IMO.  After playing bugfest games like Fallout 3 and Skyrim, which I love, it was nice playing Drake where stuff just WORKS and you can sit down after working 8 hours and relax for a bit instead of crafting armor for 2 hours (which I enjoy, but not always).  

 

It's nice to have different styles of games.  LA Noire is another where it's almost an interactive movie.   I don't usually buy games that aren't longer than 15 hours but I'm not going to say they are bad games just because of that, it's just because I don't think it's decent value for money.  However, I have this preordered because of how great I thought the Drake games were.

 

right, i like being challenged when i play video games. others enjoy occasionally pressing A while watching a movie.

 

i think people were more impressed with the graphics/sound/physics/story (although i only played a few hours of it, the story didn't exactly draw me in) rather than the gameplay itself. i really don't see how someone can enjoy the gameplay of uncharted. the combat and adventuring were laughable.

 

LA Noire might be even worse than uncharted. it was fun for about an hour, then you realize you're just pressing the A button when the game tells you to in order to find evidence/clues. don't get me started on how awful the interrogations were. again, the only redeeming aspect of LA Noire was the graphics, namely the faces.

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LA Noire is terrible, which is a shame because they obviously put a lot of effort into the facial animations and recreating 1950s LA.

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