I have no idea what game people were playing when they “reviewed” Mad Max, but I would love to know because everything they explained in their “review” made little to no sense to me.
The most recent review I read of Mad Max was on Forbes and they went out of their way to really bash on this game. As a matter of fact they said nothing positive about the game at all. Just about every major reviewer out there are bashing Mad Max, but one thing I’ve noticed that all of them have in common is I don’t think they actually got very far into the game before slapping a score on it.
I know that might be controversial to say, but I don’t care. I always come here and speak my mind and I’m not going to change that because it might offend some people. That being said I went ahead and read Kotaku’s review of Mad Max and my comment was deleted because I was pretty sure the review that the dude wrote on the game was done after a few hours of gameplay.
I’m not sitting here and trying to pick a fight or say that Mad Max is a flawless game, but everyone is bashing it simply because it came out the same day as Phantom Pain even though Konami are the ones that pushed their release date up to September 1st.
Another thing that is pretty strange to me is the fact that everyone is quick to bash the gameplay of Mad Max, but games like Batman Arkham Knight gets a full 10 even though it goes by the same combat system. I’m not saying Mad Max is better than Arkham Knight because I haven’t played it yet, but if you enjoy Batman odds are you’ll enjoy Mad Max too.
Mad Max isn’t a perfect game, but it does it’s franchise justice. This is a true adaptation of Mad Max. This is what I would expect the world of Mad Max to look like when I watched the films. It’s barren, bloody, and broken and Max does what he needs to do to survive.
I think people that had to review this game are upset because they “had” to review this. The reviewer on Kotaku admitted that the only reason why he played the game is because he was paid to do it and that’s not the attitude you’re supposed to have while you review a game. What do I know though? I’m just some guy on the internet writing his honest opinion about a game.
I don’t get paid much for my opinions, but I don’t let money influence them either. If you’re looking for a great open world, post apocalyptic game to play get Mad Max. I haven’t stopped playing it since I brought it and I can honestly say that it really surprised me. I didn’t have any expectations for it, but it blew me away and it’s one of the better games that I’ve played this year.
I feel like someone has to defend this game so it’s might as well be me.