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The Last Of Us Part Two is the best selling Playstation Exclusive of 2020

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Nice

I still need to play it though.
 
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Renozokii

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No.


I guess we'll have to wait and see.

Asshole.
We really don’t. We have like, 4 generations of naughty dog games not being bombs financially. They are also at an absolute sky rocket in unit sales with tlou, uncharted 4, and tlou 2 all reach or approaching 20 million units sold each. Tlou 3 could cut that in half to 10 million life time sales and still be a massive success.

“Asshole”

Wahhh. Dudes sitting here secretly praying for a developers failure because he doesn’t like how “sjw” they are is not someone whose opinion I care about. Naughty dog is literally either the most, or at least in the top 3 of the best selling and most critically acclaimed developers in triple achieving better sales than almost everyone else despite releasing on only a single platform. To think their next game is going to bomb because losers like you got butthurt they didn’t have all thiccc triple d girls for you to play as is hilarious.
 

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As long as Naughty Dog is developing it then it'll do well, possibly even better

Funny you say that because after U4 (which I never even finished) and TLoU2 (finished, but it's one and done and seriously wore out it's welcome by the end) my expectations of ND have dropped drastically - and they used to be one of my favorite developers.
 

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TLoU2 is one of those games that brings out the worst in gamers. On both sides really. People still sperging out over how much they hate it and trying to cope with it's success, and people acting smug about how well it did. I'm kinda starting to look at the situation the same way I saw the Star Wars fandom couple years ago. Just immature toxic infighting.

You know 10 years from now both sides are gonna be brought closer together because we'll all look back and realize it was just a fucking video game right?
 
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Soleil rouge

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We really don’t. We have like, 4 generations of naughty dog games not being bombs financially. They are also at an absolute sky rocket in unit sales with tlou, uncharted 4, and tlou 2 all reach or approaching 20 million units sold each. Tlou 3 could cut that in half to 10 million life time sales and still be a massive success.

“Asshole”

Wahhh. Dudes sitting here secretly praying for a developers failure because he doesn’t like how “sjw” they are is not someone whose opinion I care about. Naughty dog is literally either the most, or at least in the top 3 of the best selling and most critically acclaimed developers in triple achieving better sales than almost everyone else despite releasing on only a single platform. To think their next game is going to bomb because losers like you got butthurt they didn’t have all thiccc triple d girls for you to play as is hilarious.

You take this shit way too seriously.
 
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Only played it once, let my friend borrow my copy right after I finished it on release and need to get it back to go again. It's not an easy game to jump back into though because of the length.

Well deserved though, most people try to make it an in fighting competition between the Sony exclusives and I haven't played Ghost of TsuTsu because I tire of open world shit but there's no doubt it's hot, I'll be playing it when I get a PS5 if anything.

I will say though between this and God of War 2018 I think TLOU Part II is better but Ragnarok has the set up to absolutely blow TLOU Part II away and hopefully it will.
 

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Funny you say that because after U4 (which I never even finished) and TLoU2 (finished, but it's one and done and seriously wore out it's welcome by the end) my expectations of ND have dropped drastically - and they used to be one of my favorite developers.
That's unfortunate for you. After Uncharted 4 they became my favorite developers by a country mile
 

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It did? It was still in US PlayStation Store charts over the holidays and it was just back in the top 5 in the UK the other week. Heck the game isn't even in stock on Amazon right now. It's really funny that the haters act like no one bought this game after that first week. Imagine living in that fantasy land.
Hate is strong word, it's more

As I said, I knew it dropped off the charts, I wouldn't know if it re-entered month's later.
I assume you mean Amazon.com?
Because both standard & Limit Edition versions are available on Amazon.co.uk.
£29 for those interested 👍
 

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That's unfortunate for you. After Uncharted 4 they became my favorite developers by a country mile

Well, I loved Uncharted 2, liked U3 but found U4 extremely boring - they took the "walking and talking" approach that had worked so well in TLoU and tried to apply it to an action-adventure title, where to me it fell horribly flat. TLoU2 seemed like an attempt to take the same basic idea but inject just as many shitty TV series tropes as they could come up with into it. It's a pity, since the actual game parts were really good, but the rest of the shit they packed into it reminded me with great force why I don't watch TV anymore.
 

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It had strong preorders because people went in blind, then it spent the holidays at $29.99 or less. Those are the reasons. That period in between, the stores had rows upon rows of unsold TLOU2 while GoT was regularly sold out.
 

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Well, I loved Uncharted 2, liked U3 but found U4 extremely boring - they took the "walking and talking" approach that had worked so well in TLoU and tried to apply it to an action-adventure title, where to me it fell horribly flat. TLoU2 seemed like an attempt to take the same basic idea but inject just as many shitty TV series tropes as they could come up with into it. It's a pity, since the actual game parts were really good, but the rest of the shit they packed into it reminded me with great force why I don't watch TV anymore.
Uncharted 4 is the perfect game IMO I've beaten it 7-10 times. I have my gripes with TLOU Part II but its highs are really good
 

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Uncharted 4 is the perfect game IMO I've beaten it 7-10 times. I have my gripes with TLOU Part II but its highs are really good
Yeah, a bunch of my friends really liked U4, too. For whatever reason I just didn't get into it and increasingly found myself feeling like I had to force myself to carry on playing. Eventually, I stopped trying to force myself. I still have the disc, but thinking about it I feel absolutely zero urge to play it any more. It is kind of disappointing since up until the PS4 generation every Naughty Dog game I have played was at least enjoyable. I think part of it is that if I wanted a "heavily narrative style" experience then I would read a book and that's not really what I'm looking for in a game.
 

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Funny you say that because after U4 (which I never even finished) and TLoU2 (finished, but it's one and done and seriously wore out it's welcome by the end) my expectations of ND have dropped drastically - and they used to be one of my favorite developers.

Funny you say that because even since U3 fans were criticising the developers. U3 was too same-y, TLoU was too slow and felt different, U4 was tonally more serious and not like the first 3 (even though people started noticing the same formula by 3)
So if your implying a "what could be" scenario as if they're losing fans because some of you "used to like ND" then I don't really agree with your implication. The company just keeps striding even though some people "used to like them".....
Now that's more funny. I only see one winner here.
 
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I'am only here to read the comments of the foaming out of theyr mounth when someone even mention The Last Of Us2 haters.
And, o boy, i was not dissapointed. You guys give it a rest. You can hate all you want, the game is a masterpiece, except it and move on with your life.
 
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Trimesh

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Funny you say that because even since U3 fans were criticising the developers. U3 was too same-y, TLoU was too slow and felt different, U4 was tonally more serious and not like the first 3 (even though people started noticing the same formula by 3)
So if your implying a "what could be" scenario as if they're losing fans because some of you "used to like ND" then I don't really agree with your implication. The company just keeps striding even though some people "used to like them".....
Now that's more funny. I only see one winner here.

I speak only for myself. I'm not "implying" anything - just stating that for the last couple of games ND seem to be heading in a direction that doesn't align with my personal tastes. I think you are taking this shit far too seriously - it's not as if your personal enjoyment of the game is adversely affected by people like me that don't care for it. I thought the pacing of TLoU (1) was great - sure, it was the start of the "walking and talking" presentation that ND are using, but I also felt that in that specific case it worked great. TLoU2 to me overdid the walking and talking and (also to me) seemed to have a lot of stuff that was structurally unnecessary and just added to make things "dramatic". And, to make it clear, I don't think it's a terrible game at all - just one that appears to have somewhat perversely put it's weakest part (the story) front and center.

I also find the intense reaction from a lot of TLoU2 fans faintly bewildering - people have different tastes. For example, I loved Death Stranding and a number of my friends literally hated it and thought it was boring crap - but I can't get upset about this because it's simply a reflection of a difference of opinion.
 

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Ghost of Tsushima was a considerably better game and deserved that honor.

Since neither Jeremy from Geeks and Gamers or Jeremy from The Quartering have made a video on it in months, I can assume it didn't have the expected drop off they were expecting or hoping for.
 

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Well good, gives hope that the MP is still coming.

I am totally let down by the story and TLOU1 character changes though, to the point where I don't think Ellie, Joel, Tommy or Abbey can be rehabbed into a likeable person again. Maybe we just start telling new tales in the universe with different characters all together for TLOU3, I don't know..

Roll on, the MP!
 

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Yeah yeah, terrible game. If only other games had 1/10th the Polish and attention to detail as this we’d all be floating in gaming bliss.

Extra credit for linear experience amongst a sea of busy work open worlders.
Well they're both intertwined aren't they? The polish and attention to details is easier to achieve on a linear game instead of an open world game. Even then RDR2 proved that it's possible to do with a giant team, which only maybe Ubisoft can pull off (talking about open world here).
 

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People on this forum literally browse sites like Twitter and Reddit for things to get upset about, and by stating some facts and common sense I’m the one that takes it too serious? Man fuck off.!

Take a chill pill little man. This isn't Ree. No need to be so hostile
 
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I speak only for myself. I'm not "implying" anything - just stating that for the last couple of games ND seem to be heading in a direction that doesn't align with my personal tastes. I think you are taking this shit far too seriously - it's not as if your personal enjoyment of the game is adversely affected by people like me that don't care for it. I thought the pacing of TLoU (1) was great - sure, it was the start of the "walking and talking" presentation that ND are using, but I also felt that in that specific case it worked great. TLoU2 to me overdid the walking and talking and (also to me) seemed to have a lot of stuff that was structurally unnecessary and just added to make things "dramatic". And, to make it clear, I don't think it's a terrible game at all - just one that appears to have somewhat perversely put it's weakest part (the story) front and center.

I also find the intense reaction from a lot of TLoU2 fans faintly bewildering - people have different tastes. For example, I loved Death Stranding and a number of my friends literally hated it and thought it was boring crap - but I can't get upset about this because it's simply a reflection of a difference of opinion.

Oh sorry, it's just so common for people to really dismantle success and stats when it comes to ND. Just came across like it did because you didn't like their recent games, that it would mean future success and good merit could be unlikely. Which I don't think is the case. But the intense reaction comes from both sides. Lets not get that twisted. ND hate has become infamous now. And I don't mean the usual standard hate. It's the in denial and forced narratives that people have been pushing since the leaks last year.
 

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But the Quartering and a bunch of other shitty youtubers told me this game was a massive failure? So Druckmann isn’t really crying in a corner ?

For real tho , it was a good game. Story could have been better but it wasn’t terrible. Gameplay wise it’s fantastic. Does it deserve 10s? No I’d go with 8s.
 
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Not surprising, it is a good game with a huge budget.

I understand why some people might not like it but if Abby hadn't been part of the game it would have gained general acclaim. I think they made good choices about the story and the gameplay was very refined.
 
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Pretty damn good actually. Over 13M sold, and multiplayer, numerous expansions have yet to be released.
They need to worry about fixing their trash game before any MP or expansion is worried about. Also that MP is going to be a disaster most likely too. This team has never even done a MP game.
 

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Hate is strong word, it's more

As I said, I knew it dropped off the charts, I wouldn't know if it re-entered month's later.
I assume you mean Amazon.com?
Because both standard & Limit Edition versions are available on Amazon.co.uk.
£29 for those interested 👍
Yes Amazon US was out of stock of it. I didn't say everywhere. All my points showed that the game is still selling very well.
 

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They need to worry about fixing their trash game before any MP or expansion is worried about. Also that MP is going to be a disaster most likely too. This team has never even done a MP game.

It's fixed. Game is awesome. You should play it.
 

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People like the Quartering are no different than the woke mob. They claim to speak for people but in reality most people either like something or they don't. They don't feel the need to turn it into a battleground.
 

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Ghost of Tsushima was a considerably better game and deserved that honor.

Since neither Jeremy from Geeks and Gamers or Jeremy from The Quartering have made a video on it in months, I can assume it didn't have the expected drop off they were expecting or hoping for.
Ghost of Tsushima is full of a bunch of open world tropes that you'd see in a game from 2008. The story wasn't that great either. Hey look at this badass bad guy in the opening cutscene that you barely get to see anymore throughout the rest of the game.
 

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It's fixed. Game is awesome. You should play it.
Oh it is? Must be why it's back for sale on the PlayStation Store. Oh wait it isn't. That second major patch that was set for Feb got pushed to March and here we are half way through the month and no word on it. They're probably still locked out of their computers and can't work on it lol
 

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Oh it is? Must be why it's back for sale on the PlayStation Store. Oh wait it isn't. That second major patch that was set for Feb got pushed to March and here we are half way through the month and no word on it. They're probably still locked out of their computers and can't work on it lol

k
 

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Oh it is? Must be why it's back for sale on the PlayStation Store. Oh wait it isn't. That second major patch that was set for Feb got pushed to March and here we are half way through the month and no word on it. They're probably still locked out of their computers and can't work on it lol
Isn't that Cyberpunk 2077? Say what you about TLOU2 but it is a working and fully functional game that rarely ever glitches.
 
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Epic Games left Gears of War because each sequel cost significantly more to make, and the sales of each game remained relatively consistent.

Sony knew these facts years ago too.

It's obviously a success, the question is how much, because that game looks expensive as ****.
100 Million
 

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The added realism of grounded mode makes the game so much more intense. It’s too much for my little heart however there is nothing else like it.
 

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TLoU2 is one of those games that brings out the worst in gamers. On both sides really. People still sperging out over how much they hate it and trying to cope with it's success, and people acting smug about how well it did. I'm kinda starting to look at the situation the same way I saw the Star Wars fandom couple years ago. Just immature toxic infighting.

You know 10 years from now both sides are gonna be brought closer together because we'll all look back and realize it was just a fucking video game right?
So much this.
I really give no shit about this game, but I find people on both sides insufferable.

Super-fans vs anti-fans are just annoying, it's worth remembering that most people don't obsess about the games even if it might seem like it at times.
Most people just play these games and go '' that was k '' then go on with their lives and never really think about it again, it's a pretty small group of people obsessing over them.
A big problem imo is that both journalists and devs fuel the fire themselves even if they act all innocent about it.
 

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Ghost of Tsushima was a considerably better game and deserved that honor.

Since neither Jeremy from Geeks and Gamers or Jeremy from The Quartering have made a video on it in months, I can assume it didn't have the expected drop off they were expecting or hoping for.
They're the guys who started following video game sales when the The Last of Us Part II released and ended up looking like complete fools when they tried to prove the game was flopping.

And you have stuff like this.


This guy actually has followers believing this crap. :messenger_tears_of_joy:

He blames woke culture and censorship for the sales "tanking" when it has everything to do with COVID-19 and semiconductor shortage.
 
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Interesting. Valhalla provides a little context here. Valhalla did franchise-best numbers, over 3.5 million in its first week, was also something of a next-gen standard bearer, and available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series. TLOU2 finished a place behind it. It had over 7 months of availability to build up its sales on contrast to Valhalla's one month and a half, and it stormed out the gates with 4 million in a little under a month. However, unlike Valhalla, its only available on PS4 and PS5. In context, it looks like its done more than just "well", but actually done very well for itself. I'm curious if there's anyway to determine how much the on-going controversy surrounding the game played into those sales. I remember it did huge numbers once it went on discount, so I suspect more than a few sales were to see what the fuss was all about. Anyway, anyone trying to play off TLOU2 as some kind of financial failing are just laughably wrong. If they do a PS5 re-release with a touched up single player campaign, this could break 10 million sales. A step down from the original, and from UC4, but still a massive success given its a single player offline game with drastically limited replayability owing to its hyper-linear cinematic format. A few bottles of bubbly being popped at Naughty Dog, no doubt well earned.