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  1. Dark Drakan

    Dark Drakan Administrator Staff Member Guildmaster Legendary Hero

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    As we have had a Zero Punctuation thread going for some time I thought we should have an Angry Joe thread too as I have always enjoyed his reviews too.

    Starting with his latest reviews of TitanFall & Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes


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    Angry Joe & Other Joe battle each other with Titans in this review of Respawn Entertainments newest FPS, Titanfall!


    What you'll like...
    Tight well-crafted intense multiplayer action.
    It has friggin' Titans battling alongside infantry!
    Cool Universe.
    Addictive quick format lends itself well to just one more match syndrome.
    Great use of Parkour & Jetpack Infantry Movement!

    What you'll Hate...
    Multiplayer Campaign is bare bones & nearly non-existent.
    Nearly no extra's or customization that we've come to accept from multiplayer online shooters. This is Next-Gen?!
    No Private Matches, Lobbies or Anti-cheat systems of any kind!?! (though Anti Cheat system is coming in an update they have announced)
    PC version has connectivity issues (Origin Tokens?)
    Potential of Universe is wasted & left unexplored on a throw-away storyline.


    7/10


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    Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes is an impressive game but an extremely poor value & sets a very dangerous precedent. Unacceptable! Kojima is better than this.

    What you'll like...
    Great teaser level for the main course.
    Superb Stealth & Action Gameplay.
    Impressive Visuals with Seemless Cutscenes.

    What you'll Hate...
    An extremely poor value for $30, 1 hour main story, with 1-2 more in side missions.
    How it really should have been included in MGSV: The Phantom Pain.
    How other companies may follow this game example.


    5/10
     
  2. Noctus

    Noctus Metal Connoisseur

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    I like Angry Joe a lot but I wish his reviews didn't get so needlessly long and meandering. It's to the point where it seems like each successive review is longer than the last.
     
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  3. Zarkes

    Zarkes Comedic Tragedy Platinum Supporter Legendary Hero

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    I love Joe his reviews are gold. Been watching him for years now.
    For people who don't know Joe it's when he reviews bad games that's what makes him special. One of his funny videos here.
     
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  5. Dark Drakan

    Dark Drakan Administrator Staff Member Guildmaster Legendary Hero

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    I can understand that as some are nearly 30mins long but I have to say that he does go into much more detail than some reviewers I have seen.

    He hasnt done any new ones lately and is working on some currently so I shall post 2 more older ones.

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    South Park: The Stick of Truth

    Angry Joe Visits South Park to determine whether or not this Licensed game does the Show and its Fans Justice!



    What you'll like...
    Looks & Feels just like the show!.
    Great script & funny jokes!
    The South Park game Fans have been waiting for!
    Interesting combat mechanics.
    Tons of fanservice!
    Well paced gameplay.
    The most disgusting & outrageous levels ive every played.

    What you'll Hate...
    Needs more meaningful choice branches.
    A bit too easy on default difficulty.
    On the shorter side.

    9/10

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    Rambo: The Videogame


    Its up to Angry Joe to go behind enemy lines and review the unexpected Movie Licensed Game, Rambo: The Video Game. How bad could it be?



    What you'll like...
    Watching Rambo Fail QTE's in Hilarious ways.
    Rewatching the 1st & 4th Films to do research on your Review of the ****ty game.

    What you'll Hate...
    Everything else.

    2/10
     
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    The Elder Scrolls Online


    Angry Joe adventures back to Tamriel in the latest from Publisher Bethesda, only this time its been developed by new caretakers Zenimax Online! Is this a worthy MMO extension of the universe or an opportune business savvy cash in? Find out!




    What you'll like...
    PVP World vs World!
    Dynamic Skill Based Combat.
    Fully Voiced Quests.
    Perfect & Nostalgic Music.
    Crafting is Solid.
    Free from traditional Classes.

    What you'll Hate...
    Grouping is downright terrible.
    World is dull & empty feeling.
    Numerous progress stopping glitches, bugs & crashing.
    Breaks Immersion Consistently.
    Annoying Pre-order & collectors edition tactics.
    Disappointing solo content that's poorly paced & balanced.

    5/10
     
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    The Amazing Spiderman 2

    Another Spider-man film, another Spider-man Movie Licensed game from Activision. Does Beenox get the chance to elevate spidey from its mediocre prison? Find out!



    What you'll like...

    Web Slinging at its BEST!
    Spidey's Flashy & Athletic Combat Animations.
    Finding & Earning New Spidey Suits!
    Kraven the Hunter is a Badass in this one.


    What you'll Hate...


    Weak Storyline serves only to bring in new bosses one by one.
    Repetitive Combat Mechanics.
    Disappointing Boss Battles.
    Poorly Executed Hero/Menace Side Missions.
    Graphics are embarrassing & theres still framerate drop!

    5/10
     
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    Watch Dogs

    Angry Dedsec brings you the Final Truth on Ubisofts much hyped Watch_Dogs! Does it deliver on its original promise? Find out!



    What you'll like...

    Fantastic Combat & Cover system for an Open World Game.
    Hacker Mechanics to control city adds a great new element to gameplay.
    Tons of activities to do in Chicago.
    Voyeuristic & Nanny State elements are interesting territory to explore.
    Spider Tank Mini-game is so much fun!
    Innovative and Tense Online Hacking Modes.

    What you'll HATE...

    Does Not Live up to E3 2012 Gameplay Hype..
    Graphics Downgrade.
    Repetitive Sidequests, quantity over quality.
    Aiden is uninteresting within a rather average story.
    Unsatisfying sequel baiting ending.
    Cops Cant Chase to on Water - Gamebreaking.

    7/10
     
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    The Last Of Us Remastered




    What you will like

    Fantastically Written Characters & Story.
    Unique Realistic Spin on Zombie Outbreak.
    Intense Gunplay & Melee Combat.
    Includes DLC, Maps, Modes, Directors Commentary, Enhancements, Etc for only $50 total.
    Excellent Pacing, Never a Dull Moment from start to finish.
    Surprisingly Good Multiplayer Modes.

    What you will hate

    Occasional A.I. misstep on lower difficulties.
    Bit of a frustrating Cliffhanger-Type ending.


    10/10
     
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    DESTINY

    Angry Joe’s greatest foe returns to influence one of the most anticipated games of 2014. How does the collaborative project from Bungie and Activation measure up to its hype? Find out!




    What you will like

    Solid Gunplay with New Mobility options.
    Fantastic Art Design.
    Planets look Beautiful!
    Progression can be addicting with Gun Loot.

    What you will hate

    Pathetically Weak Incomplete Story in Campaign Mode.
    Repetitive Level Designs.
    Frustrating Random Loot Generator and Cyrptarch system.
    "Light" Stat on Armor destroys player customization.
    Not enough unique gun models for the loot system.

    6/10
     
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  11. Gikoku

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    Gotta agree with Noctus there, he's definitely going to have to start better condensing his reviews so they can be more to the point. As much as I love Joe, it's only a matter of time before he's unable to contain whipping out a 60-min review.

    On a side note.. >.> I wonder if anyone remembers when Angry Joe was here before he started getting big.
     
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  12. Zarkes

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    I've been watching him since his Fable 2 review, but he was always big. Actually one of the reasons I watch his reviews is because they are longer then most. When a good review comes out I'll actually make a bag of popcorn.
     
  13. Dark Drakan

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    I quite like that they are so long and detailed, could do with maybe making a point a little faster on some parts and shortening overall videos but overall its better than condensing whole games to 5 min reviews.

    I mentioned the other day how he was registered here in the early days.
     
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    Alien Isolation

    Assisted by Working Joe’s, Angry Joe reviews the Horror Survival game, Alien: Isolation! Is this finally the game that Aliens fans have been waiting for? Find out!



    What you will like

    Fantastic Authentic Recreation of the Future Retro Style.
    Intense oppressive atmosphere creates tense moments.
    Alien A.I. is deadly and unpredictable.
    Perfect Soundtrack worthy of the franchise.
    20+ Hours of Gameplay!
    Main Cast Returns to Voice Act!

    What you will hate

    Tad too much Backtracking.
    Later levels have filler and could have been condensed.
    Lack of AutoSave w/ lengthy sections can be frustrating.
    Sequel Bait Lackluster Ending.

    8/10

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    Civilization: Beyond Earth

    AngryJoe heads into the far reaches of Outer Space to find a shockingly familiar 4x strategy game!



    What you will like

    Great Space Theme.
    Awesome Early Game Setup.
    Alien Wars are more Interesting than Barbarians of old.
    Tech Web allows Freedom.
    Cool Unique Units in Different Affinity Branches.
    Fantastic Looking Planets.
    Advisor Tutorial teaches new players well.

    What you will hate

    Not enough Evolution and Improvement over Civilization 5.
    Nations Lack Personality and Character.
    Quest Decisions are static and identical every game.
    Lack of Endgame Superweapons.
    A.I. are push overs at nearly all difficulties, dont protect cities and rarely counter attack.
    Trade Routes get annoying and unwieldy.

    6/10

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    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

    Better late than never! Angry Joe Reviews his first Call of Duty hoping that Advanced Warfare is the perfect jumping back on point in the franchise. How does it fair? Kevin Spacey!



    What you will like

    Friggin' Jetpacks and LAZORS!
    Fantastic Character Models and Animations.
    Intense Set Piece Levels with Plenty of Variety and EXPLOSIONS!
    Cool loot drops in multiplayer.
    Kevin Spacey.


    What you will hate

    6 Hours of on-rails linear corridor shooting.
    Painfully Predictable and Cliche Story.
    No attempt to evolve the franchise outside jetpacks and lazors.
    Peer to Peer Connections, No Dedicated Servers.
    Chaotic Multiplayer Twitch Mechanics.

    6/10



     
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    I can't wait for his Assassin's Creed Unity review. :troll:
     
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    Dragon Age: Inquisition Angry Review


    Demon Joe returns along with the Dragon Age Franchise! Can the third game bring honor and glory back to Thedas? Find out!



    What you will like

    Open-World Freedom in 12+ Unique Locations!
    Interesting Lore and Storyline.
    Epic Dragon Fights!
    Inquisition Castle, Army and Agent Building enhance the experience.
    High Replay Value.
    Interesting Companions.
    Great Variety of Side Quests and Activities.


    What you will hate

    Half-baked Multiplayer.
    PC Controls need improvement.
    Long Load times.


    9/10
     
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    Top 10 Best Games of 2014



    Top 10 Worst Games of 2014

     
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    Top 10 Most Disappointing Games of 2014

     
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    Top 10 Gaming Controversies of 2014

     
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    Dying Light Angry Review


    In the crowded Zombie Genre can Dying Light shine through the Darkness? AngryJoe gives the game a Final Verdict. *Light Out of Context Spoilers* because I just needed to talk about the weak final levels.



    What you will like

    DROPKICKING ZOMBIES!
    Fantastic Parkour!
    Rewarding Combat


    What you will hate

    Painfully Predictable and Cliched Storyline
    Forgettable Characters
    Disappointing Ending with lame QTE Boss Battle

    7/10




     
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    Evolve Angry Review

    Assault Joe and Tracker Joe hunt the ever evolving Monster in this Angry Review! Does 2K’s Asymmetrical FPS hunting experience make for a fantastic game? Find out!



    What you will like


    Excellent Asymmetrical Gameplay!
    Monster Designs are AWESOME!
    Short Bursts of Intense Unique Moments!
    Likely the best "Hunting" Type Experience out there.
    Visually Appealing Style.


    What you'll Hate...

    Lacking in Actual Content Aside from Two Modes.
    NO Single-Player Campaign or Storyline.
    After the first 10 hours or so matches tend to get repetitive and play out the same way.
    DLC/Pre-Order Marketing Madness before actual game content.
    Maps tend to all feel the same.


    5/10
     

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