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Post by Steve Farrelly @ 10:58am 14/05/09 | 7 Comments
The second planned expansion to Fable 2 has arrived in the form of Fable 2: See the Future, but does it actually expand upon the core experience?

Like the previous DLC release, Knothole Island, See the Future whisks players away to new areas of the game with new characters and unique items (including the ability to change your dog's breed), with dungeons, villages and temples to explore.

To find out if your Fable II gameplay experience is going to be built upon with this latest package, hit up our review right here.



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greazy
Posted 12:05pm 14/5/09
Is the ausgamers rating system from 5-10?
ViscoS
Posted 12:13pm 14/5/09
Maybe Steve just doesn't waste his time on games that are absolutely s***?
Dan
Posted 12:22pm 14/5/09
There's games we've scored lower:

http://www.ausgamers.com/games/spiderman-web-of-shadows/review/
http://www.ausgamers.com/games/haze/review/
http://www.ausgamers.com/games/the-bourne-conspiracy/review/
http://www.ausgamers.com/games/blue-dragon/review/

There's just generally not as many, we don't have 100% coverage of game reviews here so any games that are obviously total crap (that would earn a 1 or 2) don't get a look in.
skythra
Posted 02:30pm 14/5/09
There's just generally not as many, we don't have 100% coverage of game reviews here so any games that are obviously total crap (that would earn a 1 or 2) don't get a look in.


Personally I'd find it much more fun to read a strong review about what exactly they failed and why. Perhaps even an analogy of what pains would be similar to games that did fail. Probably touching off with a joke about the kind of company this would keep if it was a celebrity.

Depends if you could subject yourself to it or not :D

I just find every good game gets reviewed everywhere, but sometimes some of those no-name games never get reviewed and I never find out if they are as bad as i expect them to be.

Of course I actually do enjoy listening to Yahtzee/Zero Punctuation. So maybe that invalidates my opinion.
ViscoS
Posted 06:53pm 14/5/09
The publication HYPER>> tends to review a good variety of excellence and total crap, big reviews as well.

(if you guys have issues with me promoting another source feel free to remove my comment)
nF
Posted 07:12pm 14/5/09
Yahtzee became significantly less amusing after seeing that s*** heap of a pilot he did. Plus he's wrong half the time.
Dan
Posted 08:17pm 14/5/09
(if you guys have issues with me promoting another source feel free to remove my comment)
Not at all. But even if we did, I don't think it would be reasonable to ask people not to mention them on the forums.

My personal opinion on reviews of really bad games (not necessarily the same as the other guys) is that there's not much value to them. Any game that's going to be getting a 1 or 2 out of 10 have to be the kind that you can tell just from the box that they're not going to be worth buying - because that's what the point of reviews are to me - a guide to help people decide whether something is worth spending money on or not.

I concede that it can still be entertaining to read an article that completely bags something out and sites that do that to bad games can be funny (somethingawful reviews etc), but I think that's a different purpose to why we review games here (again just my own opinion).

I also like a lot of what Yahtzee does, but the problem with his style is that he's so passionate about the things he doesn't like that when he rants about something you as a reader don't completely agree with it can really rub the wrong way (for instance, when he whinged about Slash being the only 'legend' in Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock, when I'm a big fan of Tom Morrello). When he's on the money though, it's good stuff.

last edited by Dan at 20:19:54 14/May/09
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