The Ascent rated for PS4 and PS5 by ESRB

1 : Anonymous2022/01/07 18:42 ID: ryej38
The Ascent rated for PS4 and PS5 by ESRB
2 : Anonymous2022/01/07 18:45 ID: hro71kq

it looks cool. is it good?

ID: hronn6y

Depends on who you ask. Reception was mixed. If you enjoyed Alienation on PS4, you'll probably like this.

ID: hroqcyh

I most def enjoyed alienation. Thats a Great comparison.

ID: hrpidzv

It's actually pretty ok..but the amount of dumbshit bugs I encountered on the PC that would lock me out of missions and other strange stuff..etc...was really annoying. The gear system isn't explained very well and will cause you issues if you don't pay attention to the stats. The story was cool tho and the graphics are awesome.

ID: hrpr8lz

I played through it single player on Xbox Series X and thought it was very good. Definitely has some bugs here and there (maybe they ironed them out already), some minor gameplay design quirks can make some moments a little frustrating and the narrative gets a little long in the tooth and loses steam near the end. But I found the world to be incredibly immersive and the gameplay to be really, really fun.

I would absolutely recommend this game to anyone. And I'm not even someone who gravitates towards this aesthetic or type of game either. I only played it because it was new to Game Pass. But I ended up enjoying it all the way through.

ID: hrp8nei

I loved it. The world is the best representation of cyberpunk in video games. Gameplay is fairly nuanced for an isometric shooter in that it uses a cover system, but don’t expect to just be able to hole up and pick off enemies. They aren’t pushovers. Shooting is fun and you have a pretty decent variety of guns and gear. My biggest complaints are that the world mixes high level and low level areas pretty randomly and you’ll often receive quests only to realize that you can’t physically access them yet.

ID: hro76sa

It was okay, I got it for free on gamepass but I definitely wouldn't have paid full price for it.

ID: hroln1s

I disagree, I thought it was a great game. I’ll purchase it on PS5 when it comes out.

ID: hrp12g2

My issue was the UI was too small and I struggled to read things.

This might have changed but I’ve had no desire to go back.

ID: hrqlom7

You did not get it for free you rented it for $120 per year

ID: hrow125

This... was nice but i would not buy it, andni loved alienation. I m not sure how much it's priced at. But not worth mote than 15-20$ It was clunky, buggy, story was meh, ai wasn't top notch. Had fun just wouldn't buy it

ID: hrowyia

It’s very repetitive and the difficulty is all over the place.

ID: hrpofk6

Enjoyable when the bugs aren’t absolutely ruining the experience.

ID: hrolwer

Played on steam I definitely enjoyed it. I read meh reviews but I thought it was a pretty solid fun game. Felt like a cyberpunk d2 shooter.

ID: hrolzgr

nice, i'll probably check it out if it doesn't cost too much.

ID: hrp42vp

It's actually quite good. Basically a twin-stick shooter, with RPG elements and a story that's actually good.

They've nailed the cyberpunk aesthetic, and I'd argue they did it better than CDPR.

ID: hrooows

It felt clunky, and the character creation was bare bones and honestly, quite ugly lol. Not even in that cyberpunk-dystopian type of ugly. It was just straight ugly.

Got it for free and didn't even bother going beyond the tutorial.

ID: hroq8zs

didn't even bother going beyond the tutorial

Your loss

ID: hrpr8dr

Good game just launched in a shit state with bugs and performance issues. So like every other game pretty much

ID: hrqo2tv

Sounds like typical gamepass game to me.

ID: hrrpgxd

I played it in gamepass and it’s okay. I don’t think I’d spend money on it if it weren’t on gamepass.

ID: hrs73fj

I honestly loved it. Could it have been much more? Yup, but what's there was an absolute blast

ID: hrtyhyz

It's a lot of fun, especially if you pay $10 or less during a sale

ID: hrupolg

It's fantastic, I think the controls are gonna be pretty sweet on the Dualsense.

ID: hrxmsd8

I really really really loved it. The visual and audio design, including soundtrack, were the star of the show (absolutely criminal that it didn't really get nominated for game awards) but I really liked the gameplay as well. I'm a sucker for twin stick shooters and all the weapons and abilities felt incredibly powerful and impactful. I also liked that they didn't go full Diablo-style loot since I really don't think that would have added to the experience. I had barely heard of the game until I saw it on GamePass and gave it a go since I like cyberpunk style stuff. 15 minutes in my reaction was WHY IS NOBODY TALKING ABOUT THIS???

So yeah, I recommend it.

ID: hrxwu2w

I was personally pretty disappointed considering the hype on reddit. It's not bad it's just a bit dull. The world is interesting (and the highlight), it feels properly cyberpunk rather than "cool" cyberpunk. The gameplay however got stale quickly. I like twin stick shooters but in The Ascent my experience quickly became, run backwards kiting the same few types of enemies over and over, and there's a lot of pointless running. Basically it gets very repetitive quite quickly. The fast travel system is a bit odd, sometimes it's useful and sometimes it's completely pointless.

3 : Anonymous2022/01/07 20:26 ID: hronla6

It is a fun and addictive game when you get into it but I stopped for 2 reasons. One is the dreadful map/waypoint system. The other is that they would give you quests to do that you actually couldn't do because it would mean you would have to go by enemies that were above your level that would slaughter to you.

Apparently I've been told the later at least has been fixed but I don't know if that's true.

ID: hrxmxdf

Yeah I didn't really run into that issue when I played it a month ago.

4 : Anonymous2022/01/07 20:40 ID: hropsgl

I played it on xbox, competed it. Doesn’t have repayability.

5 : Anonymous2022/01/07 23:45 ID: hrpilkm

The game is great, incredible detail for this kind of a game.

there were some bugs with waypoint, aswell as quests given way before you could even complete them.

Finished it and liked it a lot tho.

6 : Anonymous2022/01/08 02:04 ID: hrq2709

For a smaller dev, it really looks incredible. Gameplay is average, some difficulty spikes here and there. Def worth picking up

7 : Anonymous2022/01/08 06:57 ID: hrr0e0c

It's gorgeous but the limited itemization and repetitive basic gameplay made me quit after about 8 hours

8 : Anonymous2022/01/08 11:21 ID: hrrl2br

Makes sense. 6 month exclusive deal was the rumor.

9 : Anonymous2022/01/08 16:07 ID: hrsgk1j

Played it on GPU and it's pretty mediocre. Had some fun with it though but I would have definitely been disappointed if I paid full retail price for it.

10 : Anonymous2022/01/07 20:46 ID: hroqpq3

Subaru Ascent 3 row seat. 2.4L turbo. Can't wait to try on PS5.

11 : Anonymous2022/01/07 19:27 ID: hroe2g0

I thought this game already got rated like a month ago

ID: hrpm0s3

It did, but in South Korea

12 : Anonymous2022/01/08 00:09 ID: hrpm23j

Would be a great PS+ game.

13 : Anonymous2022/01/08 03:16 ID: hrqbwuc

I hated this game on sX

14 : Anonymous2022/01/07 18:54 ID: hro8mrv

Been waiting for this one. Didn’t want to play on my last gen Xbox.

15 : Anonymous2022/01/07 20:43 ID: hroq8iv

One of the only games I originally wanted Xbox Series for. Now that just leaves Forza Horizon 5, Halo Infinite and Starfield. Cant wait to play.

ID: hrxyg5p

Halo Infinite campaign was such a missed opportunity. The best gameplay since the Bungie games combined with some of the worst missions in the series. There weren't really any of those epic Halo moments that make you feel like a teenager again. 50% of the game is running down the same copy-paste corridors. But because the gameplay is great that means that if multiplayer is your jam you'll have loads of fun if you ever get a PC/Xbox.

16 : Anonymous2022/01/08 05:49 ID: hrqty2s

It was great on gamepass on the series x, I would recommend, but I do love twin stick shooters

17 : Anonymous2022/01/08 05:01 ID: hrqoppj

Any news for physically copy on ps4/ps5 ?

ID: hrqp5ew

No, digital only

18 : Anonymous2022/01/08 05:21 ID: hrqqyma

Sweet! I was hoping this was coming to PS5.


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