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Obdurate

Game Addict - 515 Game Ratings

Member Since: Jul 26, 2008

Location: Canada

Age: 34

Gender: Male

Bio: I have a twitter: https://twitter.com/dayofthetyler



Anything 51 and up is a recommendation, meaning you aren't wasting your time seeing it. Anything between 51-79 ranges from mediocre to very good. Anything 80+ is what I call a "Great Movie" and it's a must-see and is awesome to various degrees. Anything that's a 50 is something that I'm a fence sitter on (meaning I'm too useless to actually be able to make up my god damn mind) so it could go either way. 49 and under means you should avoid. Under 10 means I was probably raped by the movie or, at the very least, fondled. Despite the effort I've put into explaining my rating system, numbers are fairly often chosen at random (well, maybe my gut feeling) so I might actually like a movie I rated 75 more than an 85, I just really can't be bothered to go back and constantly re-do my ratings.
more Recent Ratings
40 6% Resident Evil 4 (2005) - Feb 27, 2020
"I should have played this when it came out. I wanted to like this because I wanted a good horror/action hybrid (cuz I'm a wimp and I get spooked easy but YEAH ACTION!). But the controls... the fucking controls. I couldn't do it. Maybe the rest of the game is fantastic but I checked out quick because of them. Dogshit that hasn't aged well at all. From what I've heard, maybe I should have found the Wii version, which apparently has good controls? "
80 52% Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (2017) - Feb 24, 2020
"If I were younger I would have ate this up but nowadays for as much as I have a soft spot for JRPGs, I do need a little bit more to truly love one. However, this really is fundamentally strong. A charming art style, an ass load of whimsy, and just about everything you'd expect from a JRPG. There are some quality of life improvements over the classics, but it doesn't advance the genre. It just does the classic style well."
45 10% Streets of Rogue (2017) - Feb 04, 2020
"There is a lot to like here. The gameplay is solid with a ton of depth and different ways to go about things. This is reflected in the procedurally generated levels and the many characters that you can use. The moment to moment action is exciting. But try as I might, I cannot get into roguelike/lite games. I can enjoy the first run then once I die it just loses me. It doesn't matter how great a game is otherwise; and believe me, I can see that this is great if it's your thing."
85 66% Tomb Raider (2013) - Feb 04, 2020
"They improve the mechanics with Rise but this is still a great game. Exciting platforming with actual danger (shouldn't have to point that out but so many adventure games have boring platforming), gunplay feels smooth. Game just feels polished as a whole, with an interesting enough story to keep it engaging. The growth of Lara actually feels earned."
40 6% Panzer Dragoon Saga (1998) - Feb 02, 2020
"I didn't want to call a rare RPG one of the more overrated games I've played but it is. The battle system is kind of neat, the story is decent, but the game just feels clunky nowadays, and really, really slow. I was so bored flying around the vast open areas. Simplified RPG systems just made it seem so generic. It's kind of my fault, for some reason I thought going in that this was part RPG, part rail shooter, which would have been awesome."
70 30% Hollow Knight (2017) - Jan 25, 2020
"Perhaps it's just not the type of Metroidvania that I want. I see all the praise, and I can understand why people love it. The atmosphere is incredible, the music is good, the areas are designed well. Admittedly I didn't beat the game but little things bugged me such as the map, which I guess sounds strange. Also didn't love the combat, don't love how little conveniences that make the game smoother are charms and whatnot. "
45 10% The Technomancer (2016) - Jan 25, 2020
"I never finished it because the combat was so clunky and unsatisfying that I couldn't do it. It has pros, such as the world building, and it's an okay RPG in most senses, but without a battle system that functions well it's just a chore to do anything."
70 30% Everyday Shooter (2006) - Jan 25, 2020
"I think I might have liked this more but I felt picking up the points was frustrating. Having to pick them up at all instead of them flying towards you was annoying (but perhaps adds to the challenge), but you don't even pick them all up when you do go into them. Aside from that, simplistic graphics work, the music is good, fun gameplay loop. I like these kinds of games for the most part so I did enjoy my time. Just don't think it's one of the greats."
70 30% Tokyo Jungle (2012) - Jan 20, 2020
"I really like the concept of it and think that it was executed mostly well. It's annoying how the story campaign works, where you need to play the survival portion a lot to unlock little side stories. I would have rather just had a normal campaign. However, I understand that's my own preference because I don't love having to restart once I die, which survival is. But playing as different animals in the ecosystem is entertaining because you have to deal with the different levels of prey/predator."
80 52% Tearaway Unfolded (2015) - Jan 20, 2020
"While some of the ways it uses the dualshock is more annoying than anything (props for trying, but sometimes more conventional setups are better), there's an undeniable charm here. The visual style is incredible, and I looked forward to seeing what tools they would give me to solve puzzles. It's a pretty breezy game, but that's okay, it was relaxing and kind of comical at times."