FIRST 10 MINUTES | X360, PS3 Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 9:00 AM

Our videos of NeverDead

Our videos of NeverDead

NeverDead will clearly have a hard time convincing players that it's worth buying at full price. Not that it's a terrible game, but it's not really a good game either. The combat system works rather well overall, with experience points you can spend on to purchase new abilities. These abilities can't all be used at the same time as they take a certain number of slots in the hero's inventory, which means you have to learn to change skills depending on the situation. The dismemberment feature seems promising at first but you will quickly realize that it is not used to its full potential (in other words, you end up doing the same things all the time) and that it mainly serves as a way to make your life harder during fights. In the end, this is one of these game you play and quickly forget about. There is a bit of fun to it, but also some frustration and awkwardness. Here are 6 videos for you to see what to expect.

The First 10 Minutes
Cutscenes
Miscellaneous gameplay
Use your head!
Boss
Environments

All comments

Commented on 2012-01-31 09:09:11
One thing comes to mind: has Rebellion actually ever made a good game?
Commented on 2012-01-31 09:22:00 In reply to docLEXfisti
Posted by docLEXfisti
One thing comes to mind: has Rebellion actually ever made a good game?
Only some of the old AvsP games. But this gen - Rogue Warrior, Shellshock 2, AvsP remake and now this. Yeah, how the hell someone fund these games?
Commented on 2012-01-31 15:04:28
So, no one likes this game? I'll give it a try and report....
Commented on 2012-01-31 15:49:51 In reply to loosethoughts
I managed to enjoy it but I would probably not have played it if I hadn't been obliged to. That's why I don't think you should get it at full price. The game is ok but there is nothing really special about it.
Commented on 2012-02-01 01:02:59 In reply to Driftwood
Thanks for heads-up ;)
Commented on 2012-02-01 01:38:28 In reply to loosethoughts
Posted by loosethoughts
So, no one likes this game? I'll give it a try and report....
Are you running some kind of charity for games with low scores?
Commented on 2012-02-01 15:09:47 In reply to asdfg
Posted by asdfg
Are you running some kind of charity for games with low scores?
No I just try games that catch my interest..... Real waste of money really, but ah, what are you going to do....


Driftwood is right... You can only "manage" to enjoy it. The core game features will get old fast (rip off head, roll head, bounce head) and the banter between characters seems really cheesy.

It does have some form of multiplayer, which few reviews have mentioned thus far. However it is limited to four players total will access to 13 challenges. I tried to play yesterday and there was no one on; save for one other person who refused to play any other game but Fragile Alliance (I friggin hate it now).

Not a full price game. There isn't even a special edition, nor any bonus content for pre-orders....

About the game


What's up?
  • Tinks
    Tinks yeah agreed. Nothing like getting that Soldier stunt driver skin instead of an event specific one D: (45 minutes ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX And a bunch of dances and voice lines. (46 minutes ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX I got one drop in the last event, one non-event legendary, and I unlocked another two with credits. (46 minutes ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX The last event had a ton of skins but it seemed extra bad because they were all legendary. That didn't help. (47 minutes ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Another annoyance is getting that rare legendary during an event and having it not be an event skin. (47 minutes ago)
  • Tinks
    Tinks it was really at it's worse during the last event too. They released more random collectibles so the drop rate was even more obscure. The dupe money has always been really shit though (47 minutes ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Yea.. and I think dupes made it a lot more annoying too. (47 minutes ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories