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  • Kid_Icarus 15 Aug 2012 17:26:31 555 posts
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    kinky_mong wrote:
    Yes they have.
    Wow. I know opinions may differ slightly, but that's definitely just wrong. Nice to know that I should probably disregard anything I read on their site.

    Or the review scores at least.
  • RedSparrows 15 Aug 2012 18:32:12 22,906 posts
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    IGN are fucking terrible.
  • uiruki 15 Aug 2012 19:37:09 3,708 posts
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    Wasn't too sure about the art, but I gave the demo a go anyway. Glad I did - not only is it an unusually generous demo compared to other XBLA titles, it's really good to play. Shame you can't rebind the controls, though. I'm using a Fightpad and it's excellent except for the roll controls.
  • andytheadequate 15 Aug 2012 20:10:47 8,223 posts
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    The demo is very generous. Its obviously a very good game and I quite enjoyed it, but not the biggest fan of hack and slash games so think I will pass.

    Highly recommend people try it out though, and I imagine there's more to it than just hack and slash...
  • LeoliansBro 15 Aug 2012 20:45:17 44,420 posts
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    What the fuck is this Weeaboo Japfag Furry bullshit on my Xbox!

    Come back when you've stopped with the stilted dialogue, embarrassing anthropomorphised animals, godawful cutesy voices, terrible comedy foreign accents, Metroidvania outright theft and when you've calmed your tragic woodland-creature-boner to the point where you don't go hard when every motherfucking animal has limpid dishwide eyes and when you've grown up enough to be truly ashamed that you've decided your Navi surrogate is a 12 year old deviant's idea of 'flying cat ILF'.

    Last time I trust you tossers.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Deckard1 15 Aug 2012 21:10:14 28,262 posts
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    I think its swell.
  • andytheadequate 15 Aug 2012 21:19:10 8,223 posts
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    The voice acting and dialogue was pretty terrible. I have to admit I nearly turned it off after the first conversation...
  • uiruki 15 Aug 2012 21:23:20 3,708 posts
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    I do wish you could turn off the voices. Nearly quit the demo when I heard that bat thing speak.
  • LeoliansBro 15 Aug 2012 21:25:26 44,420 posts
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    This game is really actually embarrassing. I do not want to enable some lonely indie weirdo's ginger furry fetish, nor do I have any interest in fucking his slutty ginger blacksmith, his ginger cat bat, or his ginger haughty village girl called Ginger. Fuck sake.

    (Please note, those who haven't bought this game: the above is 100% true and yet only scratches the surface of wrong. Whoever made this is sitting in front of his PC, wearing Donnie Darko's rabbit costume with his walls plastered in Furry porn, dreamily wanking off to a combination of his sales figures and fucking ginger fucking animals!)

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Deleted user 15 August 2012 21:27:11
    Looked great in the videos. Is it actually bad or is this kinda game not your thing?
  • LeoliansBro 15 Aug 2012 21:29:55 44,420 posts
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    No, it's actually bad. Really don't touch this one.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Deleted user 15 August 2012 21:31:38
    I think I'll give it a go.
  • Lotos8ter 15 Aug 2012 21:31:39 2,360 posts
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    Its not bad at all, he's obviously a ginger cutesy anime hack & slash hater.
    The WORST kind of bigot.

    Its is saccharine sweet but there's a decent game under it all. I think

    Fiat Lux

  • Deckard1 15 Aug 2012 21:32:40 28,262 posts
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    I think its swell. Bit saturday morning cartoony but yeah... swell. Think I'm gonna purchase.
  • uiruki 15 Aug 2012 21:37:09 3,708 posts
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    It's good. Has a very satisfying 2D fighting system, and the guy who made it has obviously studied games like Symphony of the Night and Ninja Gaiden. Any game where one of the default moves is essentially the Izuna Drop from Ninja Gaiden, with an idential button command - XYXXXY gets at least an early pass from me!
  • Blerk Moderator 15 Aug 2012 21:45:24 48,225 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    Last time I trust you tossers.
    There was a first time? :D
  • Stranded87 15 Aug 2012 21:48:05 909 posts
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    The dialogue is cringe worthy and the character designs are embarrassing. Gameplay seems smooth from the demo but too hack'n'slashy for my liking (I like Metroidvania style, but this isn't balanced to my taste). Decided not to buy.
  • toythatkills 16 Aug 2012 01:06:33 158 posts
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    There is literally nothing sexual about the characters or the art or the plot or dialogue or anything in this game.

    If you're playing it and all you can think about is sex, then that says a lot more about you than it says about the game, LeoliansBro.
  • convercide 16 Aug 2012 01:10:16 6,045 posts
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    I played the trial and it made me go out and sodomise a wombat.

    If you can read this, you don't need glasses.

  • GloatingSwine 16 Aug 2012 01:11:12 2,668 posts
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    uiruki wrote: Any game where one of the default moves is essentially the Izuna Drop from Ninja Gaiden, with an idential button command - XYXXXY gets at least an early pass from me!
    And you can even use it to bounce other enemies into the air, then Izuna Drop them, and mix it in with your flying death tornado move, remembering to drop a projectile so you suck it into the spin and fill the screen with bullets, sending your combo meter through the roof..

    You can really lay the smack down on fools in this game.
  • GloatingSwine 16 Aug 2012 01:30:09 2,668 posts
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    Boab wrote:
    Looked great in the videos. Is it actually bad or is this kinda game not your thing?
    I'm calling Poe.

    Also, the nerdrage over this game amuses me. I bet if a new (proper) Starfox game were announced the same people shrilly decrying "teh furriez" in this would simultaneously shit and spunk their pants in unrestrained glee.

    Edited by GloatingSwine at 01:30:31 16-08-2012
  • neilka 16 Aug 2012 01:34:37 16,106 posts
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    convercide wrote:
    I played the trial and it made me go out and sodomise a wombat.
    I'm balls deep in a gazelle as I type this.

    Lastly, I am gay, disabled, and a liberal.

  • lucky_jim 16 Aug 2012 06:33:25 5,308 posts
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    The hack-n-slash gameplay reminds me of the Dishwasher games, which is no bad thing imo.

    People who think anthropomorphised animals are a reason to avoid this game make me sad. All the things they must have missed out on, from Studio Ghibli to Wind in the Willows, all because of their insecurity.
  • smoothpete 16 Aug 2012 06:37:05 31,536 posts
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    I think it's great. Only played a little bit last night but I enjoyed what I played. It seemed to crash my 360 at one point? Or knocked me back to the main dashboard rather.
  • Deleted user 16 August 2012 06:41:10
    I quite liked what I played. My only complaints apart from the industry standard bad dialogue is that it feels a bit floaty and there's a bit too much going on with that screen tear effect every time you attack something.
  • LeoliansBro 16 Aug 2012 07:39:39 44,420 posts
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    Right, having slept on it and tempered my initial thoughts on this game with time and reflection, here's where I've got to:

    What the fuck is this Weeaboo Japfag Furry bullshit on my Xbox!

    If you don't see anything sexual in the animals, ask why your (mysterious, cool, high-school aged heroic alternate persona which would totally be you if you only lived in feudal pretend-Japan in a world of rabbits) character is so hot under the collar that a girl ignored him. Ask why the blacksmith flirted with him and then your sassy spunky female sidekick (that you'll always be more friends with even though she's totally hot and tons of guys want to bang her and she's probably asked but you said no) teased you about it.

    It's Persona-level wish fulfilment for awkward adolescents who are still years away from fucking some whale's bellybutton and skipping home thrilled that finally they had real sex with a girl. But with rabbits. You get to be this amazing brave (rabbit) hero who is special (just like you always knew you were!) with an entire (rabbit) village in his debt trying to win the affections of any one of a number of (rabbit) girls while accompanied by a fucking Powerpuff girl ginger catratbat modelled on thw worst excesses of the Shrek Puss-in-Boots cute face.

    Combat system is fine in a Conan sort of way.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • LeoliansBro 16 Aug 2012 07:41:45 44,420 posts
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    Where's that picture of Bugs Bunny shoving his ballsack and arsehole coquettishly at the camera Gremmi posted a while back?

    Your response to that is a perfect litmus test for your response to this game.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • lucky_jim 16 Aug 2012 07:50:39 5,308 posts
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    @LeoliansBro
    Wow, you must have hated Watership Down. I'm not sure why you (and others, you're just the most vocal in this thread) have such a big problem with this, I don't see it as any different to games which feature giant-eyed cartoon characters: it's just a design choice, nothing more or less. If it wouldn't bother you if the characters were cartoon humans, it shouldn't bother you if they're cartoon animals. No need to over-analyse it like that (pretty much every piece of entertainment media ever produced could be subjected to a similar hatchet-job with similar results).
  • Deleted user 16 August 2012 07:52:28
    Wow.
  • LeoliansBro 16 Aug 2012 08:01:18 44,420 posts
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    Watership down doesn't have physically anthropomorphised animals (just talking animals). It also is well written, has a serious point to make, doesn't cater to the confused introspective furry emo adolescent crowd (at least not consciously) and doesn't make me cringe with embarrassement.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

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