12 hidden mechanics Horizon: Zero Dawn never tells you about

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Pallad : hidden mechanic #2 enemies drop loot thanks?

CrypticStaten : This video is ridiculous. They tell you most of these "NEVER TOLD" things in tutorials, loading screen tips, and even Aloy says these sometimes. I mean seriously Come'on. Talk about click bait. 1. "Pay attention to icons" This is a loading screen tip. Probably one of the most frequent ones too. Definitely not hidden.2. "Enemies will drop tons of loot when you take them out" Seriously? From the beginning of the game you're told to loot enemies because they have resources on them. Aloy will make comments about it. The Machine listing in your menu lists all the loot available from every machine you focus scan. There's a skill to get even more loot! SUPER not hidden.3. "Use override to get a friend in battle" It's part of the skills description, and you have a quest to override a machine. Yet again, Aloy will mention this throughout the ENTIRE game. 4. "Buy maps from the first vendor you meet" It's a merchant man. If you choose not to look at their wares than that's on you. Don't say something is "hidden" because you chose not to look. How did you make it to where you are now?5. "Make Lure and Silent Strike your first two skills" Genuinely concerned about your mental state. How is purchasing your two favorite skills first a hidden mechanic of the game? There's nothing hidden about this at all. It's a players choice to pick skills. F**K OFF.6. "Merchants have cool stuff" I seriously hate you. You are despicable. Chloroform yourself.7. "Items marked with Sell for Metal Shards are safe" So if they don't say trade with a merchant, craft items, craft ammo, or even fast travel, and only say Sell for metal shards, they must not be safe to SELL FOR METAL SHARDS. 8."Traps and Rolling" I've got nothing. Two in game mechanics that are very well described to you. Both have skills for them. Both have easily accessible information. Not hidden.9. "Status effects" REALLY?!?!? These are literally everywhere! Loading screen tips, description of the arrows, bombs, wires, and traps all have this information. Focusing on a machine elemental canister will tell you this. It's some weapon tutorial quests to do this. 10. "Merchants have free stuff" So they have free and cool stuff? and it's hidden? OMG! -_- No it's not hidden. Look through a merchants inventory. If you can see this in plain sight it's not a hidden mechanic. 11. "Always be tagging" The Focus will even show you which button to press to tag someone. IT TELLS YOU WHAT TO PRESS EVERYTIME. SO HIDDEN!12. "How to fast travel" I'm going out on a limb here to say maybe use the FAST TRAVEL PACK. That you can craft, or buy. and yet again. LOADING SCREEN TIP!!!I am truly surprised that GamesRadar let you post this. Not to mention that you are a SENIOR PRODUCER. Did you play the game at all before posting this? Perhaps you were just trying to use click bait and Horizon Zero Dawns popularity to get a quick high view video. This kind of crap is why people can't trust that GamesRadar even knows anything about video games in general. Not a single one of these mechanics are hidden. Ungodly disappointed in this video. I was hoping for new and interesting information, but it was just the tutorial and in game messages presented by some dude who hasn't played the game yet. Thanks.

qwertzuiop1234 : wtf ??? next video should be about how to shoot an arrow

Ole Hornsby : Well everything you just said is kinda self explanatory and not really hidden. You just wasted my time. Good job!

Ragd0ll : This should be called 12 mechanics so obvious that Horizon Zero Dawn never needed to tell us about them

Mike Coombs : 'Hidden' mechanic Number 2 - Pick up Loot. -Are you serious?!

Ryan Jones : Hidden mechanics? Literally all of these are presented to you before you even leave the Embrace.

HWAK : It should be called "12 obvious things that everyone does in Horizon Zewo Dawn"

Anand S. : "You should always twy and gwab evewything you can and cwaft it in to useful items"

ZyanHD : This channel wins by tricking viewers into thinking they are going to learn something. In the end this channel gets clicks and views

Theonlyterror # : Howison ziwow dwanw

DuckSlice : I feel that this is a video of telling you things that you should learn naturally. Just seems like a click-bait... Also the fact that most of this is taught through missions and load screen tips....

AngryRobotStudios : Misleading title. Click bait.

Grim Revan : You guys do know what Hidden Mechanics means, right? Picking up all the loot is a habit, not a mechnic. Who is editing these videos?

chrisberg2 : I don't agree on the "pick every herb you see" - I would say herbs that is not going into your health bar is kind of useless

foxyshabazz : Your so-called list of hidden mechanics quickly turned into a list of "stuff you should do" and "things in the game." You seem to have lost your focus part-way through writing this, or ran out of things that are actually hidden. Which I don't think any of these things were in the first place.

Jon Dowe : Howizon Zewo Dawn

CGagnon5 : You don't need to go through a cauldron to get the first override.... Man this video is horrible. Anyone who has played the game for more than a few minutes will understand this stuff.

MaseMo Gaming : Click bait No hidden mechanics in this video whatsoever

Eugene Mclay : Merchants have fwee stuff

Gabor Cseh : You get the override ability way before the first cauldron. the whole point of the cauldron is to add more overrides.

Nathan waters : I've noticed that if you tag the ground once with the trip wire then the second time onto a machine it prematurely set's off whatever tripwire your using. Really useful when you're low on ammo in a boss tight. Such is my experience with a corrupted thunderjaw on ultra hard. Dodging and setting well placed tripwires in a fight with such an aggressive opponent is not easy and even planning ahead doesn't always work. So this inventive use of tripwires is something I came up with on the fly because I had to.

666soulreaperuk666 : Campfires aren't the only place you can fast travel to. You can go to the towns aswell.

Steve Shaw : Most of this is literally tutorialised in the opening section of the game

Paul G : Coming up next, "Three buttons your mouse probably has".

Nyx : Here’s a good tip If you die to a powerful enemy, the loading screen will give you tips on how to better combat them

Nick 8 J : "Owewide an enemy"

Mad Bro Sheo : I knew this game would be good, but... dang, 10's and 9.5 reviews everywhere? I have to say, I'm pleasantly surprised.

ShadovvWolfie : This is more of a beginners guide than "12 mechanics the game never tells you." Maps aren't mechanics, mobs dropping loot isn't mechanics. They tell you about everything you mentioned if you pay attention and listen to what the NPC say to you, particularly Rost.

Clare Waters : Oh yes, the hidden mechanics that are literally explained to you.

QUEENDOM : “12” “hidden” mechanics horizon zero dawn “never” tells you about.

crocken games : Ovahwide

Michael Christensen : Shhh. Be vewy vewy quiet, I'm hunting wobots

Ashley ???? : Can't kill a sawtooth with a standard bow and spear alone? I somehow gorilla style killed it first try so I guess stealth is not my best.

Cold -CreeperYT : I knew all of it, I just want to watch this video becasue I havent played Horizon Zero Dawn for a very long time... 😁

MonkeySocks : you can kill a goose when its flying. just watch out for maverick

Skoih : Shouldn’t be hidden. Much rather helpful tips for new players or players in general.

Naiko : im sorry but what is this, how is "merchants have cool stuff" a hidden mechanic, how is "rolling" a hidden mechanic, how is "enemies drop a lot of loot" a hidden mechanic? im not even bashing the game, those are literally normal mechanics that every game has.

QUEENDOM : Showing is telling you dunce.. you mean explained.

RED HELL : Hiwwen mecnic

Adriana Kuzmikova : HOW are those "hidden" when I know ALL of those?

meow : Theres no turtles in this game?! Did he say kill turtles!?

crocken games : This is a basic guide, not a list of 12 hidden mechanics in HZD...

Vinícius Couto : 12 obvious mechanics no one needs to tell you about

Jo Jo : 10/10 for this game :)

Aron Bowes : Tbh I never picked up Lure Call. Luring a bot and waiting for it to crawl over at snails pace to you is such a time sink, I could run in knock down and crit most of the bots before my sibling could lure + silent strike more than 1-2 bots. Plus running in like a maniac is more fun; who needs a bow when you have spear ;)

ShadyXL : I must be completely misunderstanding what "hidden" mechanics means.

Matt Bathurst : Lots of genius know it all's in the comment feed I see......some things you can see in the mechanics aren't always obvious, which I think was more the point of this video, so try being grateful instead of shitting on everything.

Stoneytoast : When you are exploring a cave and your path is being blocked by stalagmites and stalactites growing in the way, hit them with your spear and they will break.

Black Visonary : Didnt learn anything new since everything the video mentions u will find out by playing the game. Wasted 8 mins.