Eurogamer - Uncharted 2 Review 10/10 (Not Portugal)

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#1 Posted by Alpha-Male22 (3782 posts) -

Click Full Review


Since there is no STICKY I thought Id go ahead

Edit: Why the hell do I have two threads? :?

Edit 2: I put up the normal version now, guess no one liked what the Portugese had to say

The Good

"The exceptional voice actor Nolan North throws out a few gentle quips that conveys his characters puzzlement without every seeming contrived or scripted"

"The way Uncharted 2 unites its platform and action sequences is often its greatest strength, escaping the repetitive pattern of discrete alternating sequences in Drake's Fortune - and helping to manoeuvre the action between diverse locations in the process, which was another sticking point two years ago."

"Stocked with derivations on deathmatch and team games like capture-the-flag, king-of-the-hill and domination, the players' unusual agility, a good ranking system with credible perks and a satisfying choice of playlists make it an easy decision to stay on for the next game, and then several more"

"The decision to match everyone's loadouts and sprinkle marquee weapons around keeps you guessing, and there's lots of personality to each encounter: levels are repurposed and augmented single-player settings and a few have game-changing gimmicks attached, like a tank that rumbles through a village killing indiscriminately. It's also possible to hang from ledges and pull other players over your head as they approach for a quick kill."

"By the end of Uncharted 2 though, Drake has found his place in the world, and so has the developer - among giants."

The Bad

"There are also a few occasions where the platforming lets you down, often to a bloody pulp hundreds of metres below, despite the feeling you were jumping in the right direction."

"There are co-operative levels too, including something in the Horde/Firefight mould, although these arguably suffer from the same issues as the more extreme battles in the single-player, and multi-person tasks like pushing or lifting objects feel a little contrived."

Well Deserved Mr. Drake :)

#2 Posted by Ratchet_Fan8 (5550 posts) -
I wish Eurogamer would use .5.. and nice score,im playing the beta right.now. :D
#3 Posted by Thunderdrone (6319 posts) -
Eurogamer Portugal?
#4 Posted by SolidTy (45948 posts) -

Eurogamer? :roll:

I LIVE ON AN ISLAND!

I'm waiting for IslandGamer yearly, written and produced by me, because I'm the only citizen of my island.

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Go Uncharted?...yes it will be a great game...Joke above.

#5 Posted by Jandurin (95552 posts) -
oh snap. though, they overrated the first Uncharted, so I dunno. i'll read it.
#6 Posted by 3rdbass (3296 posts) -

Whoah another good score. This game is difintely going to be GOTY by most of the media.

#7 Posted by Jandurin (95552 posts) -
wtf is eurogamer portugal >_>
#8 Posted by reiv (1038 posts) -
wtf is eurogamer portugal >_>Jandurin
There is a clue in the word 'Euro'. lol I actually have no idea.
#9 Posted by SolidTy (45948 posts) -

wtf is eurogamer portugal >_>Jandurin

WHAT!!!

*scoffs*

You're joking right? :roll:

Treal turned me onto Eurogamer Portugal, they are actually really, really good. :P

#10 Posted by nhh18 (6538 posts) -

I hope to god this is the re4 of this gen.

#11 Posted by InsaneBasura (12591 posts) -
So, has the embargo ended then?
#12 Posted by toast_burner (22645 posts) -

wtf is eurogamer portugal >_>Jandurin
you sure hate foreign websites :P

#13 Posted by 3rdbass (3296 posts) -

wtf is eurogamer portugal >_>Jandurin

The same site the gave HALO ODST a 90(9/10) scoreon metacritic. I guess they are legit.

http://www.metacritic.com/games/platforms/xbox360/halo3odst

#14 Posted by SolidTy (45948 posts) -

So, has the embargo ended then?InsaneBasura

Don't you read the NEWS?!

Why do I always have to keep telling people, I've been posting about the Portugal News at least once a week!

Axcording to Portugal News Monthly, the embargo rules doesn't have the same restrictions! Geez, am I the only one who reads the Portugal newpaper around here?

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By the way, I'm joking. I can't tell you what's going on in this thread.

#15 Posted by tupapi006 (2980 posts) -

WOW :shock:

is really hard to get a 9.0 in eurogamer and this game got 10

thats superrr!!!

That game is going to score 9.5 ++++ here at gamespot

#16 Posted by shadow_hosi (9541 posts) -

I hope to god this is the re4 of this gen.

nhh18
a terrible blight apon the franchise?
#17 Posted by _SWAG_ (2663 posts) -

and the 10s keeps on coming

#18 Posted by da_illest101 (7688 posts) -

I hope to god this is the re4 of this gen.

nhh18
why do u want this game to suck? re4 was one of the worse game i played
#19 Posted by Baranga (14217 posts) -

Oh, come on, add PORTUGAL in your title!

#20 Posted by KingTuttle (2471 posts) -

WOW :shock:

is really hard to get a 9.0 in eurogamer and this game got 10

thats superrr!!!

That game is going to score 9.5 ++++ here at gamespot

tupapi006
but obviously not Eurogamer Portugal
#21 Posted by Kurdish-Gamer (802 posts) -
Go Uncharted 2, GOTY hopefully
#22 Posted by lusitanogamer (9338 posts) -
lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?
#23 Posted by 3rdbass (3296 posts) -

lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?lusitanogamer

That is only Jandurin who does that. LOL.

#24 Posted by Ratchet_Fan8 (5550 posts) -
lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?lusitanogamer
One word that will answer all your questions (unfortunately) : America.
#25 Posted by Cyberfairy (5180 posts) -

lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?lusitanogamer

not to sound harsh, but eurogamer portugal doesn't have an established credibility here

#26 Posted by 3rdbass (3296 posts) -

[QUOTE="lusitanogamer"]lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?Cyberfairy

not to sound harsh, but eurogamer portugal doesn't have an established credibility here

Well it does on Metracritic.

#27 Posted by Jandurin (95552 posts) -

That is only Jandurin who does that. LOL.

3rdbass
lulz
One word that will answer all your questions (unfortunately) : America.Ratchet_Fan8
no lulz

not to sound harsh, but eurogamer portugal doesn't have an established credibility here

Cyberfairy
*nods*
#28 Posted by Couth_ (10356 posts) -
Gamepro gave it 5/5 also. Said it's a giant leap from the first http://www.gamepro.com/article/reviews/212273/uncharted-2-among-thieves/
#29 Posted by InsaneBasura (12591 posts) -
lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?lusitanogamer
I tend to disregard what foreign sites have to say as I can't understand what they have to say.
#30 Posted by Jandurin (95552 posts) -
Gamepro gave it 5/5 also. Said it's a giant leap from the first http://www.gamepro.com/article/reviews/212273/uncharted-2-among-thieves/Couth_
gamepro, at this point, has less credibility than a no credibility site
#31 Posted by zarshack (9936 posts) -

[QUOTE="lusitanogamer"]lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?Ratchet_Fan8
One word that will answer all your questions (unfortunately) : America.

AMERICA **** YEAH! time to save, the mother ****ing day YEAH!

#32 Posted by Ratchet_Fan8 (5550 posts) -

[QUOTE="Ratchet_Fan8"][QUOTE="lusitanogamer"]lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?zarshack

One word that will answer all your questions (unfortunately) : America.

AMERICA **** YEAH! time to say, the mother ****ing day YEAH!

..................................... (waits to be modded)
#33 Posted by lusitanogamer (9338 posts) -
[QUOTE="lusitanogamer"]lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?InsaneBasura
I tend to disregard what foreign sites have to say as I can't understand what they have to say.

Still doesn't make them less valid, does it?
#34 Posted by ImOldGreg (2357 posts) -
Coolige...just like Fable 2
#35 Posted by Couth_ (10356 posts) -
[QUOTE="Couth_"]Gamepro gave it 5/5 also. Said it's a giant leap from the first http://www.gamepro.com/article/reviews/212273/uncharted-2-among-thieves/Jandurin
gamepro, at this point, has less credibility than a no credibility site

Credibility and lack of mean nothing when talking about video games :? It's all opinion based
#36 Posted by SionPT (865 posts) -

its still an eurogamer site, and yes they are reliable

theyr record says so

#37 Posted by carlisledavid79 (10503 posts) -
I just want the game to come now, now now now now now now. (now)
#38 Posted by zarshack (9936 posts) -

[QUOTE="zarshack"]

[QUOTE="Ratchet_Fan8"]One word that will answer all your questions (unfortunately) : America.Ratchet_Fan8

AMERICA HECK YEAH! time to say, the mother Fricking day YEAH!

..................................... (waits to be modded)

Nothing to be modded here its all innocent :)

#39 Posted by 3rdbass (3296 posts) -

[QUOTE="Couth_"]Gamepro gave it 5/5 also. Said it's a giant leap from the first http://www.gamepro.com/article/reviews/212273/uncharted-2-among-thieves/Jandurin
gamepro, at this point, has less credibility than a no credibility site

Well gamepro is actually on both Metacritic and Gamerankings. So I can tell you aren't looking forward to U2 at all.

#40 Posted by Jandurin (95552 posts) -
[QUOTE="Jandurin"][QUOTE="Couth_"]Gamepro gave it 5/5 also. Said it's a giant leap from the first http://www.gamepro.com/article/reviews/212273/uncharted-2-among-thieves/Couth_
gamepro, at this point, has less credibility than a no credibility site

Credibility and lack of mean nothing when talking about video games :? It's all opinion based

yeah, but there are certain websites that have more credibility than others as an unspoken rule
#41 Posted by Syferonik (2799 posts) -
WOW lol if eurogamer gave such a high score the game must be VERRRRRRRY good.
#42 Posted by Jandurin (95552 posts) -

Well gamepro is actually on both Metacritic and Gamerankings. So I can tell you aren't looking forward to U2 at all.

3rdbass
Dude, if they took out the crappy survival horror section, I'll buy Uncharted 2 this year. :) I just don't want another game that decides to crap out on me. That said, I liked Uncharted. I'm not trying to, like, damage control or some nonsense. I don't really do that.
#43 Posted by h575309 (8551 posts) -
[QUOTE="Jandurin"][QUOTE="Couth_"]Gamepro gave it 5/5 also. Said it's a giant leap from the first http://www.gamepro.com/article/reviews/212273/uncharted-2-among-thieves/Couth_
gamepro, at this point, has less credibility than a no credibility site

Credibility and lack of mean nothing when talking about video games :? It's all opinion based

Sure it does. There definitely have been some sites flopping big name games to get attention. Like flopping them badly.
#44 Posted by AppleFan1991 (3225 posts) -

Eurogamer? :roll:

I LIVE ON AN ISLAND!

I'm waiting for IslandGamer yearly, written and produced by me, because I'm the only citizen of my island.

-------

Go Uncharted?...yes it will be a great game...Joke above.

SolidTy

I'm just curious, what will be your excuse when GameSpot gives Uncharted a 9+...Sony paying them and IGN off?

#45 Posted by InsaneBasura (12591 posts) -
[QUOTE="InsaneBasura"][QUOTE="lusitanogamer"]lol Why are some of you guys so quick in dismissing scores from Portugal, Spain, France or whatever other country? People from those countries don't have valid opinions?lusitanogamer
I tend to disregard what foreign sites have to say as I can't understand what they have to say.

Still doesn't make them less valid, does it?

Are you implying I think they are? I don't know what Eurogamer Portugal's stance, viewpoints and opinions of stuff are, as I don't know what they are, since I can't understand them. So it's kind of absolutely pointless for me to make a judgment call on their validity either way. But it's certainly no less than Gamepro or what have you, since I know **** about those people as well. In the context of this game it doesn't even ****ing matter as everyone's giving this game crazy scores anyway.
#46 Posted by 3rdbass (3296 posts) -

[QUOTE="3rdbass"]

Well gamepro is actually on both Metacritic and Gamerankings. So I can tell you aren't looking forward to U2 at all.

Jandurin

Dude, if they took out the crappy survival horror section, I'll buy Uncharted 2 this year. :) I just don't want another game that decides to crap out on me. That said, I liked Uncharted. I'm not trying to, like, damage control or some nonsense. I don't really do that.

Well than stop being a downer. Relize that there is a lot of people anxiously waiting for this game. Chime in when it actually receives a bad score which it hasn't. Hey the Spanish Zombies was a cool part of the game as it really sped up the game and made it more exciting. Stick with your GEOW.

#47 Posted by Superzone (3713 posts) -

I hope to god this is the re4 of this gen.

nhh18
Never thought of it that way. Same here!
#48 Posted by Superzone (3713 posts) -
[QUOTE="Jandurin"][QUOTE="3rdbass"]

Well gamepro is actually on both Metacritic and Gamerankings. So I can tell you aren't looking forward to U2 at all.

Dude, if they took out the crappy survival horror section, I'll buy Uncharted 2 this year. :) I just don't want another game that decides to crap out on me. That said, I liked Uncharted. I'm not trying to, like, damage control or some nonsense. I don't really do that.

?? You hated the horror part of the game?? That was incredible!
#49 Posted by h575309 (8551 posts) -

Do you people really expect this game to not be good? Its Naughty Dog, its the PS3's title of the year, every preview and review so far has been glowing. You guys need like a million reviews to tell you a game is good?

On a side note, I wonder how many preorders would be cancelled if GS flopped this game...

#50 Posted by brennan7777 (3253 posts) -

[QUOTE="Jandurin"][QUOTE="3rdbass"]

Well gamepro is actually on both Metacritic and Gamerankings. So I can tell you aren't looking forward to U2 at all.

Superzone

Dude, if they took out the crappy survival horror section, I'll buy Uncharted 2 this year. :) I just don't want another game that decides to crap out on me. That said, I liked Uncharted. I'm not trying to, like, damage control or some nonsense. I don't really do that.

?? You hated the horror part of the game?? That was incredible!

It really did change the pace of the game for the better.