Things you don't like about Japanese games

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  • Syrette 4 Jul 2013 21:05:07 45,293 posts
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    - Constant lengthy cutscenes

    - Text conversations
  • King_Edward 4 Jul 2013 21:12:02 11,471 posts
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    Not enough of them.
  • the_dudefather 4 Jul 2013 21:17:07 9,600 posts
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  • Armoured_Bear 4 Jul 2013 21:17:28 13,870 posts
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    King_Edward wrote:
    Not enough of them.
    this.
  • Razz 4 Jul 2013 21:19:30 62,045 posts
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    I want an F-zero game made by former members of Psygnosis/Studio Liverpool
  • wayneh 4 Jul 2013 21:21:29 2,535 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
    - Constant lengthy cutscenes

    - Text conversations
    All the male characters look effeminate, all the female characters are jail bait
  • X201 4 Jul 2013 21:21:49 16,386 posts
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    Games that are still too difficult, even when playing on Easy.
  • monkman76 4 Jul 2013 21:26:08 6,962 posts
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    Too many boss battles that are nothing like the normal gameplay. And often harder.
  • Progguitarist 4 Jul 2013 21:27:34 10,648 posts
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    wayneh wrote:
    Syrette wrote:
    - Constant lengthy cutscenes

    - Text conversations
    All the male characters look effeminate, all the female characters are jail bait
    Nailed it!
  • Rajin 4 Jul 2013 21:29:58 682 posts
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    Cat girls, stereotype emo main character that turns into someone that wants to ''protect everyone'', little children in your party.
  • wayneh 4 Jul 2013 21:32:59 2,535 posts
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    Progguitarist wrote:
    wayneh wrote:
    Syrette wrote:
    - Constant lengthy cutscenes

    - Text conversations
    All the male characters look effeminate, all the female characters are jail bait
    Nailed it!
    Forgot to add random cutesy animal
  • King_Edward 4 Jul 2013 21:33:19 11,471 posts
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    Oh. Japanese game is short hand for JRPG. In that case, Blue Dragon.
  • mothercruncher 4 Jul 2013 21:42:50 9,291 posts
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    All the pixelated lady gardens.
  • Kostabi 4 Jul 2013 21:42:57 5,396 posts
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    The constant reliance on swords and sharp sticks despite everyone knowing magic and having flying cars.
  • Rhaegyr 4 Jul 2013 21:43:32 3,174 posts
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    They make Western games look shit in comparison
  • Short-Round 4 Jul 2013 21:50:55 1,181 posts
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    The lazy anime art style they pretty much all have.
  • bobdebob 4 Jul 2013 21:53:20 601 posts
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    The ability to not stay grounded in reality, even when the setting calls for it, e.g. Yakuza 2, would've liked to continue the series but apparently it gets worse.

    Edited by bobdebob at 21:53:35 04-07-2013
  • thedaveeyres 4 Jul 2013 21:54:45 12,055 posts
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    Japanese things. FUCK THEM.
  • Stranded87 4 Jul 2013 21:55:41 1,205 posts
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    I agree with most of the above points. Also in the case of JRPG's random battles. It's never been a mechanic that I've liked and these days it just feels really dated.
  • Folant 4 Jul 2013 22:01:02 1,743 posts
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    Not. Enough. Chocobos.

    Every game. From every region. Should have Chocobos.
  • mal 4 Jul 2013 22:02:52 23,720 posts
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    monkman76 wrote:
    Too many boss battles that are nothing like the normal gameplay. And often harder.
    Meh, you just have to learn their patterns.

    Edit: Also, Razz makes an excellent point.

    Edited by mal at 22:03:35 04-07-2013
  • Fatiguez 4 Jul 2013 22:10:52 8,822 posts
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    They're all really generic and turn people into boring weaboo paedos
  • Dombat 4 Jul 2013 22:17:29 445 posts
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    The constant grunting and sighing characters do since they introduced full voice acting.

    Although I don't play many JRPGs anymore I still enjoy them a lot, but this needs to go.
  • Deleted user 4 July 2013 22:17:59
    They are shit.

    The emo haircuts.
  • Deleted user 4 July 2013 22:27:14
    Folant wrote:
    Not. Enough. Chocobos.

    Every game. From every region. Should have Chocobos.
    This.
  • Deleted user 4 July 2013 22:49:57
    Squeaky voices, pokemon, huge breasts.
    Also Mario's name. Why the hell should he be Mario and not Jose or Carlos.

    Edited by Cosmopolitan at 22:53:45 04-07-2013
  • mal 4 Jul 2013 23:04:49 23,720 posts
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    King_Edward wrote:
    Oh. Japanese game is short hand for JRPG. In that case, Blue Dragon.
    I wouldn't mind if it was limited to mostly identikit RPGs. Trouble is this shit has started invading my beloved 2d shooters now.
  • DrStrangelove 5 Jul 2013 01:31:02 5,551 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
    - Constant lengthy cutscenes
    That is a problem of Japanese games?
  • Syrette 5 Jul 2013 07:26:04 45,293 posts
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    DrStrangelove wrote:
    Syrette wrote:
    - Constant lengthy cutscenes
    That is a problem of Japanese games?
    I'd say I encounter that 'issue' more in Japanese games than Western ones. That's all.
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