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10471  Media / Single-Player RPGs / The future of Squeenix's GBA ports on: August 05, 2006, 11:11:04 AM
Quote from: "Fallen"
So then they will either have to (well not have to, but you know what I mean) release some of their other older RPGs on the GBA, or stop doing ports for it.

Like it or not, I think it's pretty much guaranteed to be the second choice. The GBA is at the end of it's life - those ports may very well be the system's last great games pending a US release of Mother 3. And with the virtual console, they can just casually throw less profitable titles on that to sell.
10472  The Rest / General Discussions / Selling games on: August 04, 2006, 07:26:38 PM
We hog about everything we get - games typically either get lost, or broken (not too frequent, though many PSX discs have some serious scratches). We however DID let go of my copy of Luigi's Mansion, and my brother's copy of Kessen 2 - neither of us liked Kessen 2, and Luigi's Mansion, while it was moderately enjoyable, is one of the games I have the lowest incentive to ever replay. The money from these two games went to my brother getting Metroid Prime.

Too many games are either A. too cheap to be worth anything (I figure), B. too rare for me to want to let got at all, or C. too damn good to let go of.
10473  The Rest / General Discussions / EA charging $20 to see Madden preview on: August 04, 2006, 05:29:32 PM
Old news. It's a rip off, but they probably will get a lot of views, and I don't think this was really aimed at anyone that isn't some nutso Madden fan.
10474  Media / Single-Player RPGs / The future of Squeenix's GBA ports on: August 04, 2006, 01:53:33 AM
There's probably not enough new quality to make it worth retranslating more than the parts necessary, but they retranslated anyway. It's supposed to be the highest quality translation of all the releases, too.
10475  Media / Single-Player RPGs / The future of Squeenix's GBA ports on: August 04, 2006, 01:42:48 AM
Given they're GBA ports, expecting anything beyond FFIV's quality is absurd. It's either the quality FFIV got into being ported and lightly remade, or kept exactly the same - and the screens I saw seem to indicate those two will remain the same graphically. V may've looked slightly better, but VI looked the same.
10476  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra on: August 04, 2006, 01:03:42 AM
Now that I think about it, if they tried to stick to XS Ep V being XG, it'd be really awkward. There'd be 3 games focusing on one period, contained entirely in a little over a year, then all of a sudden there's another game thousands of years later covering one point, then another game leaping forward several thousand years. That'd seem a bit messy to me.
10477  Media / Single-Player RPGs / The future of Squeenix's GBA ports on: August 04, 2006, 12:15:16 AM
Quote from: "Miho"
I wouldn't mind a port of Secret of Evermore. I enjoyed that game.

The most I think you can hope for with that is SE cares /just/ enough to put it on the Virtual Console. It's probably one of the most likely to appear on that too, since there's probably zero incentive for them to ever properly re-release it.
10478  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra on: August 04, 2006, 12:10:52 AM
The bitterest irony to me is that, for me, it was pretty much fucked from XSII regardless - if that did great, the series would continue with that style, and more importantly that battle system, and I wouldn't touch it at all. Thus, to make the series good again for me, it had to fail to the point they'd make this game to close it off. My best hope is that this does so well in all areas that they make a new Xeno* series to deal with the other parts. As is, doesn't sound like that's happening in Japan, and I don't see it having much success over here.

Though they might do that anyway in a cheap way to regain interest. Hey look, it's a new series! Sorta. I guess it works for Megaman anyway.
10479  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra on: August 03, 2006, 11:59:07 PM
Quote from: "James8BitStar"
Waitaminute!

How can this game conclude everything?  Doesn't there have to be another game (since the original Xenogears was "Episode V")?

1. This is continuing with the assumption that Xenosaga would inevitably lead to Xenogears.

2. We pretty much know what happens after the crash and to the present day of XG, it likely concludes everything that XS itself has left hanging open, and possibly leads up to the crash. If anything, it's the details of Episode VI that are the greatest mystery, and will likely remain as such.
10480  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Symphony of the Night to be released on XBox Live Arcade on: August 03, 2006, 11:26:04 PM
Quote from: "Mana Knight"
CEA actually doesn't have anything against 2-D games on PSP (they do on PS2, to an extent), but they do require the 30% new content in PS1 games, to be released on PSP (which isn't 100% clear anyway).

I think they just bullshitted a number. 10 minutes of new FMVs certainly doesn't equal 30% new content, and it's just hard as hell to measure where the screen resizing fits. I think their policy is more 'if it doesn't have any significant new additions, turn it down', which is a shame, but is likely done in the first place /because/ of this.

... Though I'm hoping games like BoFIII and ToE have special widescreen modes using code ripped from the PSP ports.
10481  Media / Single-Player RPGs / This Fall/Winter is gonna suck....but is also awesome. on: August 03, 2006, 10:30:27 PM
Quote from: "Lost Fragment"

Heh. Now anything past this is just beating a dead horse.
10482  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Symphony of the Night to be released on XBox Live Arcade on: August 03, 2006, 10:05:56 PM
It's too early to say shit about whether or not it'll be on the PSP, and it's not like Sony or Nintendo have much say beyond approving/denying it, and I doubt Nintendo would deny it. Sony probably would, but that's made a non-issue with the PSX download service, where it once again becomes a matter of whether or not Konami goes through... And if they're doing this for the fucking /XBox/, I think there's a good chance we can get it when PSX downloads go up.
10483  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Symphony of the Night to be released on XBox Live Arcade on: August 03, 2006, 06:49:34 PM
... Huh?
10484  The Rest / General Discussions / Mel Gibson Hates Jews on: August 03, 2006, 08:03:29 AM
Well... I understand the Jewish community being offended, but I don't think is worthy of /hatred/ of the person. I don't think I'd take well to hearing someone shout shit about me while they were drunk, but better to let that go since they were drunk. Personally, I just view this similarly to when someone acts stupid on the boards - curious to see how the responses turn out.

I can't think of any actor, aside from one, that's actually bugged me enough with how they've acted that I can't bring myself to watch their stuff anymore. It's their own lives, as long as they keep doing their job well, I don't give a crap. As for that one, it'd be Tom Cruise. I'm honestly not sure if I can take him seriously anymore after his whackass bullshit, but I'm going to have to try sooner or later.
10485  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra on: August 03, 2006, 03:14:35 AM
I actually enjoyed Episode 1's gameplay, so unless my tastes somehow changed enough without me knowing to the point that I'd hate it, I'll be happy with that - the only change I can see is tolerance for length, and if this review's any indicator, that problem won't be there.

Looked at other reviews on the site too - Definitely going to wait on .hack//G.U., and most likely will just read a synopsis. And it sounds like BKO may have a glimmer of hope, but I'll wait until I hear what others say - it's still suffering from one of the biggest problems I had it seems.
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