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2161  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Is the 360 the RPG console of this generation? on: June 11, 2008, 06:59:21 PM
2162  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 10, 2008, 11:05:50 PM
Looks like Square Enix is giving Bioware a run for their money with character models in Unreal 3.  I'm such a graphics whore.  What happened to me.

http://kotaku.com/photogallery/lrjune/1001961210?viewSize=thumb1280x1280

http://kotaku.com/photogallery/lrjune/1001961234?viewSize=thumb1280x1280

Also, Star Ocean 4 features a gas station!

http://kotaku.com/photogallery/starocean4/1001960765?viewSize=thumb1280x1280
2163  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 10, 2008, 10:50:13 PM
The arguing over it came up in a few threads back when this place used the RPGBoard script, but obviously it was way after FF7 had released, and not before.  But that stuff definitely existed.  Trust me, I was one of those die-hard anti-Sony kids at the time, and there were plenty of "Final Fantasy 7 sucks" and "Square betrayed Nintendo" pages on Geocities, Xoom, Fortune City, and all the other free webspace providers to browse through back then.  Eventually, I pulled the stick out of my ass and stopped being a one-console-kid that had to bash anything that wasn't on my platform of choice.

It was similar to the bickering and arguing that went on when Working Designs cancelled Lunar: SSS on the Sega Saturn and switched over to localizing it for Playstation.  I should know, because I was one of many folks who participated in that nerd-rage.  It's not a period of my life that I was particularly proud of, let me tell you.

Jesus, it's crazy that it's been over a decade since I first visited this website.
2164  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 10, 2008, 10:27:54 PM
Quote from: "Jonathan Ingram"
I call BS on this one. There was no one to whine about that. Everyone had bought a PSX over N64 before FFVII was even announced.

You must be new here.
2165  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 10, 2008, 07:22:38 PM
For those that missed it earlier amidst all the (amusing) fighting...

Higher quality version of The Last Remnant trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXWqR4mDZE4

And the Star Ocean 4 trailer again: http://youtube.com/watch?v=SgcZH4ZWTes

I watched the JP Marketplace version of the Infinite Undiscovery trailer since I was already on it, and the JP voice acting is a lot more bearable.  Previous RPG releases on the console have included the JP voice acting, so I hope this bears true with IU as well.  Interesting stuff to watch as everyone waits for Metal Gear Solid 4 to release tomorrow.
2166  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 10, 2008, 06:55:50 PM
Quote from: "Kos-mos"
I don't understand what the developers are thinking unless they are getting compensation to make up the difference.

See, this is the problem.  Why do you give a shit if it makes sense?  It doesn't matter.

Star Ocean 4 is coming to 360.  If you want to play Star Ocean 4, you have to buy a 360.  No amount of discussion is going to change this, unless Square Enix decides they want to port it.  Maybe you can wait in line for it like Eternal Sonata.  If Japanese gamers are so stupid that they will outright refuse to buy these games because it's on an American console, then it's their loss.  Not mine.

This is the same stupid bullshit people were screaming when Final Fantasy VII went to Playstation.  History has a knack for repeating itself.
2167  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 10, 2008, 06:16:06 PM
Quote from: "Kos-mos"
If this were in the US and we were talking a western genre like FPS games on 360 there'd be riots from western gamers

What the hell are you babbling about.  No there wouldn't.  Contrary to popular belief, western consumers are not particularly loyal.  In case you hadn't noticed, the United States is filled with a ton of foreign goods.  No one buys into that "BUY AMERICAN" crap these days.  Customer loyalty isn't rewarded.  These corporations aren't going to cut us a check.  If Halo 4 releases on PlayStation 4, then Halo fans are going to buy PlayStation 4.

Seriously, shut the fuck up.  You can buy a 360 to play these games, or you can stick to your one console lifestyle and miss out.  I on the other hand, don't give a shit what platform any of these games release on, since I get to play them all.

Short version: haha, I get to play Star Ocean 4 and you don't.
2168  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 10, 2008, 07:26:10 AM
Quote from: "jj984jj"
Quote from: "Parn"
Quote from: "jj984jj"
Quote from: "Parn"
Wow guys, Unreal Engine 3 is such a "mediocre" engine.

Don't put words in my mouth thanks.

There's other things, if you'd prefer.  I'll leave that to your imagination.

Wow, another man on the internet with a juvenile brain. :|

Surely, you assume I am talking about bananas and lollipops.
2169  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Rogue Galaxy on: June 10, 2008, 07:23:27 AM
Nothing like an action RPG that you have to pause every other second to heal your stupid AI partners!

The game would have been far better if it were turn-based.  Or some kind of action-gauge derivative.  I was extremely excited about this game, and let down completely.
2170  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 10, 2008, 07:18:37 AM
Quote from: "jj984jj"
Quote from: "Parn"
Wow guys, Unreal Engine 3 is such a "mediocre" engine.

Don't put words in my mouth thanks.

There's other things, if you'd prefer.  I'll leave that to your imagination.
2171  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 10, 2008, 07:12:50 AM
Star Ocean 4 trailer: http://youtube.com/watch?v=SgcZH4ZWTes

A lot better than the other two trailers... they actually tried with this one.

The Last Remnant trailer: http://youtube.com/watch?v=NRUfz4zyxWA

Wow guys, Unreal Engine 3 is such a "mediocre" engine.
2172  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 09, 2008, 12:04:22 AM
It's a good thing you're here to tell us all about how a small-time studio that made one game doesn't like the engine.  Otherwise Epic might have had all of us fooled.
2173  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 08, 2008, 09:35:59 PM
There were more positive comments in the article you linked than negative.  Developers who seem to be having no problems with Unreal:

2K Studios
Artificial Studios
Avalon Style Entertainment
DICE
Electronic Arts
NCSoft
Propaganda Games
Sega
Square Enix
Ubisoft

In fact, Sega extended their UE3 license just two weeks ago.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/sega-extends-unreal-engine-3-license
2174  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 08, 2008, 07:20:54 PM
Quote from: "jj984jj"
a lot of people had problems optimizing UE3

You might want to be a little more specific than that.
2175  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Xbox 360: RPG Title Announcement Media Event on: June 08, 2008, 06:20:37 PM
Gears of War looks remarkably better than Lost Odyssey, yet did not have excessive load times, had a pretty stable framerate, etc.  The same can be said of Bioshock.

The engine isn't the problem.
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