Recore FLOPPED, 6/10 @ Gamespot

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#1 Edited by Brah4ever (1704 posts) -

http://www.gamespot.com/reviews/recore-review/1900-6416513/

  • Crashes and UI bugs
  • Long loading times
  • Fetch quest detracts from the whole experience

I thought people said the Metroid guys could do no wrong?

Gears 4 is next.

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#2 Edited by freedomfreak (51235 posts) -

**** Microsoft, honestly.

Congrats. You got the strongest console, but that's useless when every game you develop turns out to be shit.

**** them. Unplugging my Xbox One.

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#3 Posted by onesiphorus (2928 posts) -

I noticed the faults are technical and not on the gameplay or content.

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#4 Posted by DaVillain- (37442 posts) -

Damn, this is gonna hurt Heil68 feelings big time! Keiji Inafune stikes again, I knew he would somehow **** this shit up! My gut even told me to stay away until I see the reviews, I fucking knew it!

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#5 Edited by zassimick (10460 posts) -

The world of ReCore is barren and lacks visual diversity, but there are some small touches that spark the imagination.

That's disappointing. Much like the review says in the final paragraph, I was excited for this game because it seemed like a PS2-era platformer, and that would mean that the world would be inspired. Bummer.

ReCore's missteps are a real shame, because it can be quite charming otherwise. It has the heart of a PS2 or Gamecube-era platformer, with its floating lifebars, bright laser beams that fill the screen like a Dreamcast shoot-'em-up, and glowing gems that bounce around. Amongst all the slick, modern day video game productions, it stands out as an endearing throwback.

I wanted to like it more, and had it not overstayed its welcome, I would have. But in the end, like its robots, ReCore is a game with a bright soul encased in parts that are used well past their prime.

This is a bummer, and the bugs are a huge bummer, but neither are enough to sway me from not checking it out. I wasn't planning to buy at launch anyways--if I see a sale I'll be grabbing it.

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#6 Posted by jg4xchamp (61694 posts) -

How much is this game again? 40 bucks?

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#7 Posted by Salt_The_Fries (12480 posts) -

I expect most reviewers will give it 6 or 7. And if you know this is the kind of game for you, you won't give a ****, still. To me this Metacritic obsession is unhealthy. Phantom Pain is rated 93 there but it is one of the worst games I've played this generation and in general one of the worse in last 16 years. I regret that I even paid 15 bucks for it. But hey, it's got 93 metascore.

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#8 Posted by commander (15378 posts) -

So its 40$ and it gets a 6. Then the game must be real bad, or did gamespot think this was a 60$ game?

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#9 Posted by DaVillain- (37442 posts) -

@jg4xchamp said:

How much is this game again? 40 bucks?

$40-Keiji Inafune!

You get what you pay for.

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#10 Posted by jg4xchamp (61694 posts) -

@davillain- said:
@jg4xchamp said:

How much is this game again? 40 bucks?

$40-Keiji Inafune!

You get what you pay for.

my Inafune is a fraud stance would normally stop me from even buying it, but I'd like a world where Mark Paccini could make a good game. Retro Studios is like reverse rare, they lose people, and it doesn't fucking matter. They just keep on clicking and making good games after another.

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#11 Posted by deactivated-57d8401f17c55 (7221 posts) -

Said it since I saw it but it looked generic and jank as all hell.

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#12 Posted by Alucard_Prime (10107 posts) -

Wow certainly wasn't expecting this....it's not just the Gamespot review, other sites are talking about the very long load times. I still think I will like the game based on what I've read but the technical issues are unfortunate, there's no way around that. Will have to see for myself how those affect the overall experience. Oh well, I'm still excited for it and the bottom line is the core gameplay is getting praise at least

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#13 Posted by King_Dodongo (3759 posts) -

Inafune's seal of approval.

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#14 Posted by PSP107 (17493 posts) -

@Salt_The_Fries: "Phantom Pain is rated 93 there but it is one of the worst games I've played this generation and in general one of the worse in last 16 years. I regret that I even paid 15 bucks for it. But hey, it's got 93 metascore."

So it's story over gameplay for you?

Because MGS5 gameplay can viewed as unmatched.

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#15 Edited by trollhunter2 (2050 posts) -

As soon as I saw the repetitive and janky gameplay, I knew it will flop. Bugs make it even worse. The devs should be ashamed of comparing this to masterpieces like metroid prime or even Zelda -_-

Way to mislead the fanbases with unreachable hype. No man's sky 2.0

Devs stop hyping your games to ridiculous heights

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#16 Edited by mjorh (6745 posts) -

i don't know this reviewer and majority of the problems are technical, so it's too soon to call it a flop

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#17 Posted by Brah4ever (1704 posts) -

@mjorh said:

i don't know this reviewer and majority of the problems are technical, so it's too soon to call it a flop

61 Metacritic - http://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-one/recore

It's a flop

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#18 Posted by jg4xchamp (61694 posts) -

@trollhunter2 said:

As soon as I saw the repetitive and janky gameplay, I knew it will flop. Bugs make it even worse. The devs should be ashamed of comparing this to masterpieces like metroid prime or even Zelda -_-

Way to mislead the fanbases with unreachable hype. No man's sky 2.0

Devs stop hyping your games to ridiculous heights

They didn't really hype anything, they were making an action/adventure, and the game director directed the 3 prime games. That was the only ever similarity made, beyond acknowledging obvious lineage.

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#19 Posted by Flyincloud1116 (6418 posts) -

LeMS will avoid this like the plague. I thought at least a 7.

I may still get, and still waiting to get QB for black Friday sale.

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#20 Posted by deactivated-57d8401f17c55 (7221 posts) -

@jg4xchamp said:
@davillain- said:
@jg4xchamp said:

How much is this game again? 40 bucks?

$40-Keiji Inafune!

You get what you pay for.

my Inafune is a fraud stance would normally stop me from even buying it, but I'd like a world where Mark Paccini could make a good game. Retro Studios is like reverse rare, they lose people, and it doesn't fucking matter. They just keep on clicking and making good games after another.

Most likely the people that left were a bunch of Molyneux. I mean look at what one of them said about the prime games - Link

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#21 Posted by Zero_epyon (13325 posts) -

No Mans Sky > Recore

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#22 Posted by kvally (8445 posts) -

SonySpot gave an Microsoft game a 6? No way.

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#23 Posted by mjorh (6745 posts) -

@brah4ever said:
@mjorh said:

i don't know this reviewer and majority of the problems are technical, so it's too soon to call it a flop

61 Metacritic - http://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-one/recore

It's a flop

i don't care about MC, have to wait for some legit reviews.

But based on the MC, yeah it's a flop.

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#24 Posted by mems_1224 (56917 posts) -

exactly what i was expecting.

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#25 Posted by Zero_epyon (13325 posts) -

@kvally said:

SonySpot gave an Microsoft game a 6? No way.

Like when MicroSpot gave a Sony game a 5? Totally!

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#26 Posted by Flyincloud1116 (6418 posts) -

@Zero_epyon: I wonder how this work out for nathandrakeswag.

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#27 Posted by mjorh (6745 posts) -

But man i expected way more from the creators of Metroid.

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#28 Posted by kvally (8445 posts) -

@mems_1224 said:

exactly what i was expecting.

Yup, same here. I said 6-7.

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#29 Posted by kvally (8445 posts) -

@Zero_epyon said:
@kvally said:

SonySpot gave an Microsoft game a 6? No way.

Like when MicroSpot gave a Sony game a 5? Totally!

They have to try to look unbiased and throw out an occasional bad score.

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#30 Posted by chikenfriedrice (13561 posts) -

Shame, skipping this. Bring on FH3

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#31 Edited by iandizion713 (16025 posts) -

For what appeared to be a story driven game, Tamoor didnt critique the story at all. Very strange review. Maybe it has no story i guess.

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#32 Posted by AzatiS (14969 posts) -

@brah4ever: WEll flip/flap/flop.

Waiting to see Metacritic average though to be fair

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#33 Posted by Zero_epyon (13325 posts) -

@kvally said:
@Zero_epyon said:
@kvally said:

SonySpot gave an Microsoft game a 6? No way.

Like when MicroSpot gave a Sony game a 5? Totally!

They have to try to look unbiased and throw out an occasional bad score.

That's gotta be it lol

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#34 Posted by Zero_epyon (13325 posts) -

@flyincloud1116 said:

@Zero_epyon: I wonder how this work out for nathandrakeswag.

What do you mean.

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#35 Posted by SecretPolice (35358 posts) -

This is the only legit review so far.....

  1. ICXMSep 12, 2016

    90 Despite its technical shortcomings, ReCore’s story, combat and upgrade systems make it a thrilling and enjoyable experience. You won’t want to put the controller down once you start playing and will be a core-grabbing expert by the end.

Day friken one baby !!

When it hits GWG lol :P

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#36 Posted by ProtossRushX (5605 posts) -

WTF phil spencer told us this game was the next megaman epic game.

IVE GOT A BONE TO PICK WITH PHIL

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#37 Edited by deactivated-5a30e101a977c (5970 posts) -

Was expecting this after seeing some gameplay footage

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#38 Posted by ArchoNils2 (10399 posts) -

Did people actually expect a game from Keiji Inafune to be any good after Mighty No. 9? This guy should just retire

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#39 Posted by jg4xchamp (61694 posts) -

Had it been comfortable with its brevity, ReCore could have been a scrappy little shooter, but towards the end of the game it gates progress behind a door that demands you collect 20 Prismatic Cores. Then there's another door requiring 25. Then another asking for 30. And then two more doors beyond that. These Cores are peppered around the vast desert outside, tucked away in mountain crevices or placed atop impossibly high industrial towers. They're marked on a map, but their locations are still maddeningly vague.

lol, it's like they thought "people love the artifact hunting in Prime and the fetch quest at the end of every zelda, what if we did it all the time?". I'm getting memories of Dk64's bullshit banana hunts, what a stupid way to make a game.

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#40 Posted by Flyincloud1116 (6418 posts) -

@Zero_epyon: He is so pissed with Sony right now. Like grass is greener, it's all the same.

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#41 Posted by Flyincloud1116 (6418 posts) -

LeMS are like, "this is what I expected." Who expects a flop?

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#42 Posted by ProtossRushX (5605 posts) -

This isn't quality of an uncharted 4 or bloodborne its time to riot.

Wheres xbox games jesus WTF man put a game together.

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#43 Posted by deactivated-5b883bb846c10 (1043 posts) -

Not surprised game looked like boring shit.

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#44 Posted by rrjim1 (1745 posts) -

So which is worst No Man's Flop for $60 or Recore Flop for $40.

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#45 Posted by Paradocs (259 posts) -

Recore is a perfect example for why I don't get hyped up behind cinematic trailers, and teasers.. just wait for the gameplay to come out, and it'll spare you the agony of disappointment. lol

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#46 Posted by mjorh (6745 posts) -

@jg4xchamp said:

Had it been comfortable with its brevity, ReCore could have been a scrappy little shooter, but towards the end of the game it gates progress behind a door that demands you collect 20 Prismatic Cores. Then there's another door requiring 25. Then another asking for 30. And then two more doors beyond that. These Cores are peppered around the vast desert outside, tucked away in mountain crevices or placed atop impossibly high industrial towers. They're marked on a map, but their locations are still maddeningly vague.

lol, it's like they thought "people love the artifact hunting in Prime and the fetch quest at the end of every zelda, what if we did it all the time?". I'm getting memories of Dk64's bullshit banana hunts, what a stupid way to make a game.

So they basically implemented the weak aspects of their previous titles into this one?

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#47 Posted by Litchie (24085 posts) -

They really should've stayed with Retro Studios and continue making Metroid awesome..

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#48 Posted by silversix_ (26347 posts) -

I don't remember the last time when i was wrong with the score prediction. i don't know if its GS or games but its damn predictable.

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#49 Posted by LustForSoul (6404 posts) -

This game was out? I forgot about it after that CGI trailer, uh, last year?

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#50 Posted by silversix_ (26347 posts) -

"well, at least its out" suites this game as well lol