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Great story line but...

posted by ClayNation (MATTHEWS, NC) Jan 2, 2013

Member since Jan 2013 can not invert the Y-axis. And I am too set in my ways to change how I play, so it was a very frustrating experience for me. The story is well thought out, and if you play with standard controls, you will enjoy the game. I, however, could only play for about an hour before getting too frustrated with the controls.

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The Walking Delightful

posted by StarRaven (WELLINGTON, FL) Dec 31, 2012

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Member since May 2011

The game really is spectacular.

The previous TellTale games never did it for me. At all.
But when I this was available on Playstation Plus, I picked up the first two episodes and they were so good, the game was what actually inspired me to watch the show.

I waited until the complete edition came out to play episodes 3, 4 and 5 and needlesstosay, the entire "first season" is absolutely great.

Between when I played episode 2 and the time the Complete Edition came out, the game was getting insane praise, and I started to feel like a lot of it was just hot air, fan boys, hype, or whatever. I was especially doubtful when I saw it win Game of the Year and some other awards.
But then when the Complete Edition came out and started playing... it didn't take long for me to become a believer once again.

It truly is a one of a kind experience in terms of story telling and conveying empathy in a meaningful way. It also is about 100X better at having an effective choice/consequence system that not only rivals but puts to shame anything Bioware has tried to do in its games.

The only downside is the technical hiccups between scenes where the game lags (almost seems frozen) when it tries to save, or transition. Sometimes during very important or critical scenes that really take you out of the experience. But it's not game breaking by any means. Just enough to give it a 9 instead of a 10.

Highly recommend trying this one out!

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I liked this mainly because of clemintine

posted by lucareview (BUFFALO, NY) Dec 30, 2012

Member since Feb 2012

I loved this game because another game I like are dungeons and dragons (and I'm talking about the board game). Also, if you readied the choose your own adventure series, you will like this. However, if your not creative or like just mindlessly killing zombies, you won't like this.
I liked Clementine as if she was a real person. Too bad I don't have a twitter account. On it, you can tell how far you went with her.
As the game went on, more fun was happening. I like the puzzles. I am good at them. That is why I gave this game a 9
The reason I did not give this game a ten was the bad facial expressions. When Kenny got mad at Ben, he looked like he was acting. A different time with the same expressions, they were almost identical. Luckily, this is a rare problem. If we were allowed to say reviews with decimals, I would have gave this game a 9.75/10 and not a 9.

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