Because we like suffering we completed LEGO Pirates of Carribean
. I am warning everyone against playing that game on PC. In terms of gameplay it is one of best LEGO games, it has some quite entertaining levels and how swordfighting works is nice. But it is the worst PC port I have ever seen and I played Saints Row 2. There is so much wrong with it. The gamehas absurd loading times and loads almost everywhere. When you start the game, it takes several minutes to get into main menu. Then several more to get into port where you choose missions and from there several more once again to start mission. And when you start it, there is usually cutscene and after it it leads once again, shorter while this time but still about minute. This happenes with every single cutscene (plus if the cutscene is split into 2 five seconds long ones, they both load separately) and with transition between areas. Unless it decides it doesn't need loading sometimes, showing how the loads are unnecessary.
It is also buggy mess and likes to crash. Quite a lot. And when it does you have to go loading process again. Sometimes missions also break, can't be finished and must be restarted. (more loading - into the Port and back into mission and through cutscenes).
Then there is Port where unlocked characters are supposed to appear in order for you to buy them. Only they rarely do in PC version. I saw console gameplay where the Port is bustling with life but in our every character that decided to appear was small blessing. I.e. it took around 30 minutes of standing still to get one character needed for Red Hat appear. It was similar with other ones and if it wasn't for one crazy moment when around 30 of them appeared at once, we would nevere be able to gather them. Even this way we had to buy 2 with cheats because they just didn't show up.
Yeah and it also refuses to acknowledge the change of controls when you rebind the key and you have to do it up to 5 times before it decides to stick.
All in all good game ruined by PC port and I urge everyone to avoid it like plague.
Seriously, don't play it!
We were really stupid that haven't abandoned it quickly.
It would rate it 7.5/10 if it was ported well but this way it doesn't deserve more than 4/10
The most soothing moment in this game was when I knew I don't have to start it ever again.
I also see I forgot to mention completion of Shadow Warrior (2013)
aka "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Wang". I really enjoyed the game and had fun with it from start to finish but I can't shake the feeling that it could be even better. Fighting is great but I would appreciate if it was less arena-like and more "fluid". What I mean is that you entered larger area where most enemies spawned and when you killed them, rest of rooms and hallways was mostly empty until you entered another "arena". It's nothing horrible but I think it would feel better.
I also disliked the frequent invisible walls. Lo Wang can do impressive feats but he instantly dies when he touches water and can't jump over 30 cm high railing even if he jumps over much higher obstacles when he is supposed to. The game restricts your movement options too much and I think it is sad because I felt like it doesn't have to, like it wouldn't hurt it at all if you could take some unplanned shortcut or just visit places you weren't suppose to visit. :-)
I also found secrets quite boring. Don't get me wrong, it is good they were there and I had fun looking for them. I missed maybe more than 1/4 and some of them were fairly well hidden (while others were in plain sight and I am not sure why they were called secrets at all). What I found boring was that it was always either blood or statue, nothing else. I would really like if there was non-linear weapon acquisition and you could gain some of them much sooner if you found them in secret areas. That made secrets in older games great. Getting rocket launcher right after the game starts is great thing even if you only get few shots with it. The way you gained new weapons here at strictly given points made it less interesting.
Boss fights were nothing amazing but they were not bad. Still I prefered to fight normal demons.
I also find a bit weird how game took suddenly serious tone near the end and I don't think it really fits but again it is in no way reason to reject the game.
I quite liked the powers and skills system and had fun customizing my Wang.
Even when I complained a lot (I always do, I find it easier than praising), I enjoyed the game and I recommend it to anyone who wants to slice some demons or just like shooters.
My rating is 8/10
. Maybe 8.5
. Damn I should have written this after I finished it, not a 1 month later...
EDIT: Nah, let's leave it at 8. :-) Full list