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Our videos of Ride to Hell Retribution

Our videos of Ride to Hell Retribution

We think we've just played what seems to be one of the worst games ever released on this generation of consoles. Ride to Hell: Retribution is a total disaster, from the moto bike sequences which take away the little fun they could have had by transforming a potential Road Rash experience into a series of boring QTE, to the broken combat mechanics, everything is such a mess it's impossible to describe in a few words. There is absolutely no fun in this title, not even in its dead serious story. Had the developers decided to use a sarcastic or humorous tone, it might have given us a reason to keep playing, but instead, they chose to make it worse than any of Steven Seagal's movies, having us regret Lorenzo Lamas and his 1990s TV series. Yes, Retribution is that bad.


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Commented on 2013-06-28 14:03:18
Another contender for worst game of the year after Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons? :)

I heard the publisher doesn't provide review copies for this game lol.
Commented on 2013-06-28 14:16:08
lol, those sex scenes. As if the game wasn't bad enough already
Commented on 2013-06-28 18:59:03 In reply to Anvil
:-D....he is really badass, when clothes cant keep him from banging her. :-D
Commented on 2013-06-29 09:38:23
compared to that god awful DeadPool , Ride to Hell is great ... completed it just now , and i was fantastic , the thing is it uses old design mechanics like you would find in ps2/xbox 1 games , for Derps Rtard out there that suddenly got amnesia how games back in 2005 played that are this generation nightmare, stumped this to the ground because they wanted a SandBox game and not a 3D BEAT THEM UP made like Fighting Force ...
Commented on 2013-06-29 10:33:50 In reply to Hfric
Posted by Hfric
compared to that god awful DeadPool , Ride to Hell is great ... completed it just now , and i was fantastic , the thing is it uses old design mechanics like you would find in ps2/xbox 1 games , for Derps Rtard out there that suddenly got amnesia how games back in 2005 played that are this generation nightmare, stumped this to the ground because they wanted a SandBox game and not a 3D BEAT THEM UP made like Fighting Force ...
Now what? Deadpool is a masterpiece by comparison. I am not the kind of person to bash games but this deserves it so much I feel I haven't been harsh enough. There is nothing that can justify the existence of such a horrible title. Technically speaking it's bad but it wouldn't have mattered if gameplay had been average. Like I said, the motorbike sequences are a joke, putting us on autopilot every time Jake is attacked so we can press A/B/X/Y like a maniac to take the enemies out. In 1991, Road Rash gave us full control on everything, hello?

The beat them up part is also a disgrace, with awful animations, ridiculous mechanics. Fighting Force wasn't good but at least they had an excuse, it ran on PS1, the hardware was limited. The number of moves is actually less important than in the original Double Dragon, can you believe that? Now the gunplay mechanics are awkward and these passages are never fun to play either, but let's say it's probably the best part of the game, which says much about the whole thing. AI is terrible, level design too, sound effects are missing sometimes and the story is lame (which makes The Renegade an Oscar winning TV series). The only thing that does not feel horribly bad is the music, it's pretty generic considering the setting but at least it can be listened to.

Deadpool is clearly not a good game, but it manages to be funny and playable. I would never advise people to buy it unless they're huge fans of the character and they can find it at a very cheap price. As for Ride to Hell, I wouldn't even advise someone to play it for free. I'm sorry to say that because I always try to respect the work of the developers but this really isn't respectful of us players, especially since Deep Sliver is charging something like €50 for the game here in Europe. But even at $30 in North America, it is still be a major rip off.

At least the game cracks some people up: http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/201...
Commented on 2013-06-29 15:41:04 In reply to Hfric
Posted by Hfric
compared to that god awful DeadPool , Ride to Hell is great ... completed it just now , and i was fantastic , the thing is it uses old design mechanics like you would find in ps2/xbox 1 games , for Derps Rtard out there that suddenly got amnesia how games back in 2005 played that are this generation nightmare, stumped this to the ground because they wanted a SandBox game and not a 3D BEAT THEM UP made like Fighting Force ...
Lol how is this comment not in Boulet Time ?
Commented on 2013-06-29 16:12:53 In reply to Yarost
Because we don't BT game developers maybe. Just a wild guess. :)
Commented on 2013-06-29 19:27:53 In reply to Driftwood
He is a game dev ? O_o
Commented on 2013-06-29 19:32:51 In reply to Yarost
Posted by Yarost
Lol how is this comment not in Boulet Time ?
One does not simply Boulet a sentence that long. XD
Commented on 2013-06-29 19:49:10 In reply to Yarost
Posted by Yarost
He is a game dev ? O_o
I figured he could be since he went as far as to say that playing through Ride to Hell was fantastic. That or he works for Deep Silver. Even saying the game is average would not be credible. :p
Commented on 2013-06-29 21:27:26
The game has an average of 23 on metacritic. Now thats quite an achievement! XD
Commented on 2013-06-30 12:12:36
Fighting Force, now that I enjoyed even being a bit eh. I want another Arcade Quality, Die Hard: ARacde/Dynamite Cop, please.

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