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Ryuuzaki HD
05-24-2009, 02:52 PM
So far for me this year hasent had too many good games. Does anyone else agree? im not sure if its just my taste in games but so far this year has been bad game after bad game, last year i hardly went 2 weeks without buying a game this year ive only enjoyed 3 new releases and even resorted to playing my N64 again.

rf switch
05-24-2009, 03:45 PM
I haven't found that to be the case. So far this year games I've liked have been

Dragon Quest V
Legacy of Ys I & II
Street Fighter 4
MadWorld
Resident Evil 5
SMT: Devil Summoner 2
Patapon 2
PunchOut

Coming up...
inFamous
GhostBusters
SMT: Devil Survivor
Mana Khemia 2
BlazBlue
KOF XII
Cross Edge
NFS:Shift
Assassin's Creed 2
Dragon Age
Demon's Souls
White Knight Chronicles

Ryuuzaki HD
05-24-2009, 03:55 PM
I haven't found that to be the case. So far this year games I've liked have been

Dragon Quest V
Legacy of Ys I & II
Street Fighter 4
MadWorld
Resident Evil 5
SMT: Devil Summoner 2
Patapon 2
PunchOut

Coming up...
inFamous
GhostBusters
SMT: Devil Survivor
Mana Khemia 2
BlazBlue
KOF XII
Cross Edge
NFS:Shift
Assassin's Creed 2
Dragon Age
Demon's Souls
White Knight Chronicles

We have very different taste then, im also kinnda looking forward to Ghostbusters but i get the feeling its going to be another 7/8 hour long game.

Drifter Uk
05-24-2009, 04:01 PM
We have very different taste then, im also kinnda looking forward to Ghostbusters but i get the feeling its going to be another 7/8 hour long game.

Im not even sure if its coming out for 360. Apparently Sony bought the liscense, but theres loads of stuff saying thats not true, loads of stuff saying that it is true and and loads of stuff saying that it will be time released like bioshock was for the PS3.

Ryuuzaki HD
05-24-2009, 04:09 PM
Im not even sure if its coming out for 360. Apparently Sony bought the liscense, but theres loads of stuff saying thats not true, loads of stuff saying that it is true and and loads of stuff saying that it will be time released like bioshock was for the PS3.

According to ign sony have paid to have a early realese so it will be out on the same day as the Blu-Ray movie, but its still still coming out on all the other platforms.

Drifter Uk
05-24-2009, 04:15 PM
According to ign sony have paid to have a early realese so it will be out on the same day as the Blu-Ray movie, but its still still coming out on all the other platforms.

Yeah, I heard a lot of different things, wasn't sure which to believe, but IGNs usually right

Ryuuzaki HD
05-24-2009, 04:17 PM
Yeah, I heard a lot of different things, wasn't sure which to believe, but IGNs usually right

As long as bioshock 2 is coming out on 360 im not to fussed about ghostbusters.

rf switch
05-24-2009, 04:24 PM
We have very different taste then, im also kinnda looking forward to Ghostbusters but i get the feeling its going to be another 7/8 hour long game.
Like alot of those N64 games you're going back too?

Rem Nightfall
05-24-2009, 04:25 PM
I'm not a big fan with how short these games are these days. It really sucks. :)

Ryuuzaki HD
05-24-2009, 04:27 PM
Like alot of those N64 games you're going back too?

I play Super Mario 64, Legend of Zelda and Mario kart so no.

I know what you mean Rem games are far too short for the price we pay.

rf switch
05-24-2009, 04:43 PM
yeah I hated paying $70 plus tax for Street Fighter II on SNES only to beat it in 15min.

It's been a while since i've played and beaten Mario 64 and LoZ: OoT but I don't remember either of them being overly long unless you were anal about doing every little thing.

Games were always a bit "pricey" and never took that long to beat. Then all of a suddend people seemed to play FF7 and thought every game was supposed to be epically long.

I kind of hope Ghost Busters is only 8 hours or so for the main campaign. Then having multiplayer to just add to it. So many games that try to be longer than that end up dragging on.

Ryuuzaki HD
05-24-2009, 04:52 PM
yeah I hated paying $70 plus tax for Street Fighter II on SNES only to beat it in 15min.

Games were always a bit "pricey" and never took that long to beat. Then all of a suddend people seemed to play FF7 and thought every game was supposed to be epically long.

I kind of hope Ghost Busters is only 8 hours or so for the main campaign. Then having multiplayer to just add to it. So many games that try to be longer than that end up dragging on.

It must be difficult to get the right balance so the games are not too short but also not long enough for the gameplay to go stale.

Does Ghostbusters have online play on it? I think i heard about a co-op mode but ive not heard anything about competitive.

rf switch
05-24-2009, 04:56 PM
online co-op is what its supposed to have.

.Sev
05-25-2009, 02:30 AM
Ya, It seems at the moment not to many games have come out that are good, but assasin's creed 2 and cod modern warfare 2 will SO make up for any lack of games...

Brojasu
05-29-2009, 01:14 AM
It really depends on what genre youre talking about. I can only think of 3 upcoming shooters (though they're all juggarnauts in the industry), though fighting games and RPG's are getting more than they've got in years

Ryuuzaki HD
05-29-2009, 07:47 AM
When i get some money i might have to get a PS3 or start buying Wii games again because 360 games are getting worse.

Manhattan_Project_2000
05-29-2009, 08:10 AM
If you mean by "this year" January-June, also known as the half of the year in which games are only rarely relased, then sure(ish). Of course, you could say the same thing most years.

Also, inFamous just came out and Prototype is due out soon, so meh.

Eris
05-29-2009, 10:41 AM
There is usually a whole bunch of games released around september-december (even more so during november-december), to cash in on the X-mas shopping. The rest of the year is often pretty slow, game-wise.

Bulf
05-29-2009, 11:19 AM
It's been pretty slow for me this year...then again, I haven't been trying to buy any games lately. I'm still satisfied with Brawl, Wii Kart, and GH:WT. So unless something good comes out soon, i'll just stick to these 3...

Broly3k8
05-29-2009, 11:35 AM
I haven't found that to be the case. So far this year games I've liked have been

Dragon Quest V
Legacy of Ys I & II
Street Fighter 4
MadWorld
Resident Evil 5
SMT: Devil Summoner 2
Patapon 2
PunchOut

Coming up...
inFamous
GhostBusters
SMT: Devil Survivor
Mana Khemia 2
BlazBlue
KOF XII
Cross Edge
NFS:Shift
Assassin's Creed 2
Dragon Age
Demon's Souls
White Knight Chronicles
*Ahem* You missed one... Tekken 6... Must not forget that! Ive got it already pre ordered and ready to go.

EDIT: I just bought demons souls off of ebay for lik e70$ its coming from korea! Ill be one of the first in the US to have Demons Souls trophys on my PS3...Im so proud lols.

FLASH-X
05-29-2009, 11:39 AM
its ok guys, in jan-june(half a year), rarely games are released and there are many games in pipe line ,so we can say that the party isnt over yet ,and i hope we see gr8 games in near future ......probably in next few months.

Bun-chan
05-29-2009, 01:10 PM
haha, i feel kind of lucky because i havent played many games like you guys have. im still playing only older games like games from playstation and playstation 2 ^^

Legend of the Twilight
05-29-2009, 03:26 PM
I totally disagree. There's so many games that I want that are out right now, I'm having a hard time keeping up.

Then again, I like good games. Most people like crappy games that I hate. :P

Aizmov
05-29-2009, 03:58 PM
not if you've got a DS ;)

Manhattan_Project_2000
05-29-2009, 04:36 PM
*Ahem* You missed one... Tekken 6... Must not forget that! Ive got it already pre ordered and ready to go.

He also forgot Borderlands, which seems to be something of a dark horse. It looks (http://www.borderlandsthegame.com/screenshot/borderlands_ss7_full.php) and sounds (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borderlands_(video_game)) amazing, but nobody seems aware of it.

Ryuuzaki HD
05-29-2009, 06:01 PM
Im looking forward to Guilty Gear 2: Overture i just found out that is coming out 26/06/2009.

Kojack
05-29-2009, 06:53 PM
Im looking forward to Guilty Gear 2: Overture i just found out that is coming out 26/06/2009.
That came out last October~

Ryuuzaki HD
05-29-2009, 07:10 PM
That came out last October~

Not here it didn't.

Storm Strife
05-29-2009, 07:55 PM
He also forgot Borderlands, which seems to be something of a dark horse. It looks (http://www.borderlandsthegame.com/screenshot/borderlands_ss7_full.php) and sounds (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borderlands_(video_game)) amazing, but nobody seems aware of it.

That reminds me, will that be covered in E3, because I'm still waiting on a definite release date.

rf switch
05-29-2009, 10:38 PM
He also forgot Borderlands, which seems to be something of a dark horse. It looks (http://www.borderlandsthegame.com/screenshot/borderlands_ss7_full.php) and sounds (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borderlands_%28video_game%29) amazing, but nobody seems aware of it.
Actually...I didn't forget either of those.


If anything I forgot things like Dragon Age, Uncharted 2, God of War 3, Bayonetta, Brutal Legend & Bioshock 2,

Manhattan_Project_2000
05-29-2009, 11:35 PM
Actually...I didn't forget either of those.


If anything I forgot things like Dragon Age, Uncharted 2, God of War 3, Bayonetta, Brutal Legend & Bioshock 2,

You mentioned Dragon Age, and the only other one of those that makes it higher then my "wait and see" list is Bioshock 2.

Rem Nightfall
05-29-2009, 11:38 PM
He also forgot Borderlands, which seems to be something of a dark horse. It looks (http://www.borderlandsthegame.com/screenshot/borderlands_ss7_full.php) and sounds (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borderlands_(video_game)) amazing, but nobody seems aware of it.

What I don't quite understand is that the images aren't that heavily graphic in what they are showing you. And yet when the I scrolled weirdly and clicked a wrong date, which would legally make me 17 anyway...it wouldn't let me see the images. Um...they weren't that graphic.

It looks good and does sound good. Though I was hoping for a video.

Manhattan_Project_2000
05-30-2009, 12:08 AM
What I don't quite understand is that the images aren't that heavily graphic in what they are showing you. And yet when the I scrolled weirdly and clicked a wrong date, which would legally make me 17 anyway...it wouldn't let me see the images. Um...they weren't that graphic.I think it's rated M, ergo they act like jerks.


It looks good and does sound good. Though I was hoping for a video.They only recently overhauled the graphics from a more realistic form, and to the best of my knowledge they haven't released a video. PC Gamer did get a playtest, though. There's an old trailer out somewhere out there. I assume there will be something more come E3.

Storm Strife
05-30-2009, 12:30 AM
They only recently overhauled the graphics from a more realistic form, and to the best of my knowledge they haven't released a video. PC Gamer did get a playtest, though. There's an old trailer out somewhere out there. I assume there will be something more come E3.

It's around two years old, but there should be a teaser trailer available on the Xbox Live Marketplace. And on YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CN8Qfk3d-D0

*EDIT* Also found this. Also a year old, so gameplay may be different.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HhRTbQ6XkA&feature=related

*EXTRA EDIT*

Second video, starting at around 3:04 to 3:11. If they've kept that, that's why it's a high rating.

Rem Nightfall
05-30-2009, 01:12 AM
I think it's rated M, ergo they act like jerks.

The law is that you can play and buy games at 17. So even with a slip of my hand I should have been able to see it.

Storm Strife
05-30-2009, 01:30 AM
The law is that you can play and buy games at 17. So even with a slip of my hand I should have been able to see it.

That law isn't in effect everywhere. In the UK, highest age rating is 18, so it could be that they're taking into account international age ratings.

Rem Nightfall
05-30-2009, 01:29 PM
That law isn't in effect everywhere. In the UK, highest age rating is 18, so it could be that they're taking into account international age ratings.

Stupidity. My theory has always been. If you think you are mature enough then you should be able to buy it. I was buying mature games and playing them with my dad long before the law. And look perfectly fine and dandy in the brain. The only problem with the kids that do the stuff in the video games is simple their kids never taught them anything about it.

Sparda
06-06-2009, 09:51 PM
If you think you are mature enough then you should be able to buy it. I was buying mature games and playing them with my dad long before the law. And look perfectly fine and dandy in the brain. The only problem with the kids that do the stuff in the video games is simple their kids never taught them anything about it.

Yes i agree its the small fries that ruin it for the rest of us..

Ryuuzaki HD
06-06-2009, 10:44 PM
You americans are lucky when I was over in New York I just bought anything no questions asked over here if you look under 21 you get IDed plus for you Family Guy has the same age rating as Manhunt 2 I don't see why you have a problem with it.