HOPE NEVER DIES - At its core, Days Gone is about survivors and what makes them human: desperation, loss, madness, betrayal, friendship, brotherhood, regret, love and hope. It's about how even when confronted with such enormous tragedy they find a reason to live. Hope never dies.
DEACON ST. JOHN - Play as Deacon St. John, a bounty hunter facing a brutal struggle for survival, searching for a reason to live.
In addition to human drifters, marauders, and other groups, Deacon must face a wilderness overrun by Freakers mindless, feral creatures, more animal than human but very much alive and quickly evolving. Freakers have needs, habits and behaviors that the player can learn and adapt to. Unique Setting The harsh high-desert of the Pacific Northwest offers a large variety of environments in a single geographical area.
One minute Deacon can be riding through a pristine forest, a snow field, a lush meadow, and the next, be in the harsh desert lava fields. The hazardous environments, scarred by millions of years of volcanic activity, are defined by ancient lava flows, mountains, caves, cliffs and river basins, delivering a breathtaking backdrop to an equally diverse style of gameplay. Cinnabar mines, lava tube caves and small rural towns offer a variety of environments to explore.
A Dynamic World Using the power of PlayStation 4 and Unreal Engine 4, Days Gone PC offers an incredibly realistic and detailed open-world experience. Vast and hostile environments can be fully explored on the back of Deacon's drifter bike. Abandoned vehicles can be searched for useful items.
Towns and buildings can be entered and searched at great risk. All lighting is done in real time eye adaption technology creates a real sense of dread when entering dark buildings; day and night have an impact on the experience; weather affects enemy behavior. Brutal Sandbox Combat Exemplifying true, free-form gameplay, Days Gone offers freedom to explore, strategize and play "your way.
" Every challenge can be approached and completed in an almost infinite number of ways. Many different items and weapons can be crafted using items found in the field, including brutal melee weapons and traps. Customizable weapons and skills offer true freedom in how the game is played.
For my money, Days Gone remains one of the absolute best open-world games on the market, and now more people will have the opportunity to try it out for themselves as it puts its best foot forward. That’s something worth celebrating, I think.
Minus ray-tracing support, Days Gone on PC brings a lot of goodies that PC gamers look for. There's 60 Hz refresh rates, unlimited frames per second, ultrawide resolutions, HDR, and even an increased field of view. The technical aspects of this port are solid, even if I have to do a framey 360 spin with the camera whenever I first load up.
Days Gone lands on PC as the second PlayStation Studios exclusive to make the multiplatform leap. The port has no major issues, hence providing a remarkable adventure with Deacon at the helm. Whether you have a PC fully prepared for top performance or a more modest one, the fact remains that the Days Gone port is a pretty recommendable experience.
The definitive way to play Days Gone—regardless of the issues that come with the game.
With the PC version Bend Studios gives it their all to prove all that Days Gone could and should have been. An extremely solid port that both old and soon-to-be fans should try.
As I said before, Days Gone feels like bad TV. It has no substance, but goddamn is it nice just to relax and follow along with the story and its hypnotizing gameplay loops. There are definitely better games out there, but without a doubt, Days Gone is a perfectly entertaining title to waste a week in.
Bigger is better. It might suit a bag of chips - Lay's salt and pepper, please - but not a computer game. Or at least not for Days Gone for PC, which combines the same large open world of the PS4 game with an overwhelming number of missions. Do we think Days Gone is a bad game? No, absolutely not. But to go back to the comparison with potato chips - one of our areas of expertise next to computer games - the bag is big, the content is weak.
April 15, 2020
Days Gone is listed for PC on Amazon France. Read more
October 9, 2017
Seven: The Days Long Gone will be finally released on the 1st of December.