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Days Gone review
Meh
by Андрей Рощевкин

Developers choose well-tried mechanics, like they made the game using kinda «Developer's Guide for Good Gaming» study-book. And actually they ignore all other games, with good decisions and mistakes. 

Gameplay is extremely repetitive and samey. Kill generic bandits, «bring-me-some-shit» generic missions, rescue generic camp scouts. And without any single reason, this gameplay is linear like hell and you could not skip that primitive quests. 

The whole storyline is flat. Developers ignore pacing, like tensity of scenes doesn't change at all. [SPOILER ALERT] They actually could not kill anyone of secondary characters, except the oldie. And his death is so pathetic. And when you're ready to bury Boozer, fucker surprisingly (not) arise from dead. The lesson Days Gone teaches you — this zombie world is a completely safe place, if you are a friend of Deacon.

[ONE MORE SPOILER ALERT] And talking about Deacon — don't be fooled, he is just a barking dog with no teeth. He is always barks, but actually never bites anyone, except generic villains. The final scene, where he is supposed to show himself becomes act of impotency. And his revenge to Shizzo — man, that scene is definitely not one you expects from revenging this stinky rat. My scenario rating is 2 from 10 Malkoviches.

Speaking about positive aspects — Days Gone looks good, I wish the second part of it would be more interesting and diverse.
«Disappointment of the year»
«Boooring»

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Finally got around to playing Days Gone about a month ago, and sold it a few weeks later. It was fun for around 10 hours or so and then just bland overall. The main characters voice acting is kind of strange to me, sometimes you can't hear him and other times he'll yell for no reason. The biggest con is the frame rate will take a dump sometimes and it can last for several seconds.


Overall I'd say 6/10, worth it for $20 but I'd not pay more than that.
Favorite Thing: I'm a sucker for a post-apocalyptic zombie adventure. Plus riding around on the bike was pretty fun.
Least Favorite Thing: Looting bodies. I know I'm at my limit for rags but I need more grenades! Date

Completed: 2019-05-12
Playtime: ~ 40h
Enjoyment: 9/10
Recommendation: I almost cancelled my preorder based on the reviews. I am very glad I did not.