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No.197063
/cog/ General: Cammy's Butt Has Server Issues EditionAnonymous
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The shitty launch of Magic Duels on Steam made me think. Has there ever been a single game with online features where servers didn't completely shit themselves day 1?
No.197064
/cog/ General: Cammy's Butt Has Server Issues Edition
Oh woopsie. Was so mad at Magic that I forgot to link the old thread: >>196397
No.197076
Anonymous
Replies:>>197077
http://gematsu.com/2015/08/nikkei-report-bad-things-happening-konami
It keeps happening.
No.197077
Anonymous
Replies:>>197078
>>197076
That's some third world shit there
How the fuck can a company even operate with some of those protocols in place?
No.197078
Anonymous
Replies:>>197080
>>197077
Japanese corporate culture in general is fucked up like that.
No.197080
Anonymous
Replies:>>197081
>>197078
No Japanese corporate culture has a reputation for being fucked up as a result of stories and stereotypes that haven't really been true in general since the 80s. This is news precisely because this shit mostly doesn't happen anymore.
No.197081
Anonymous
>>197080
Actually I was going by the story I heard about Capcom and the guys working on Street Fighter IV a few years ago, and the stuff they were saying about Project Hammer.
No.197083
Anonymous
Replies:>>197085
http://www.eventhubs.com/news/2015/aug/04/killer-instinct-season-3-announced-rash-battletoads-revealed-playable-character/
Hmm, let me check the calendar. Nope, not April. Hmm
No.197084
Jumpman
Replies:>>197086
Goodbye, Dinklebot.

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2015/08/04/destiny-recasts-its-most-important-character-with-nolan-north-9709.aspx
No.197085
Anonymous
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>>197083
No.197086
Anonymous
>>197084
Won't make a lick of difference if the voice direction doesn't change.
No.197090
Anonymous
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I don't think marketers even know what this word means any more.
No.197091
Anonymous
https://mobile.twitter.com/StreetFighter/status/628700806984957953

Getting rid of charges and other retarded inputs is one of the best choices they're making for 5.
No.197095
Anonymous
https://twitter.com/sonic_hedgehog/status/628997515883315201

THIS IS HOW YOU DO SOCIAL MEDIA.
No.197097
Anonymous
>>197095
YA, that guys been killing it since he showed up. To the point where I'm not 100% sure it's a corporate account.
No.197098
Anonymous
>>197095
Holy shit I haven't seen this before. This is the hardest anyone has ever leaned into a corporate twitter account, it's ridiculous.
No.197100
Anonymous
Replies:>>197101
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We finally get to see some Scalebound gameplay.
No.197101
Anonymous
>>197100
Looks cool, but the combat kinda lacks punch somehow. Can't quite put a finger on why. Maybe it's just because I'm not playing it.
No.197102
Jumpman
Replies:>>197104
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Never followed the Mafia series, except playing a demo of Mafia II, but the third game has won me over with the New Orleans setting.

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No.197104
MESIAS
>>197102
I hope this time the exploration of the city isn't limited by the plot.
Seriously, you couldn't wander all over Empire City unless you do your missions.
No.197116
Anonymous
Replies:>>197117
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2015/07/30/capcom-reports-strong-financial-performance-and-devil-may-cry-4-special-edition-sales.aspx

Capcom: "This is weird, it's almost like if we don't insult out customers and create products literally designed to be hated by everyone people will like and buy our games!"
No.197117
Anonymous
>>197116
http://toucharcade.com/2015/08/10/konami-profits-up-due-to-mobile/

meanwhile.
No.197118
Anonymous
Replies:>>197119
>>197117
And treating employees like cattle.
No.197120
T4 was here
>>197117
Well they do make shit like this.
http://www.polygon.com/2015/4/22/8469295/star-wars-force-collection-contra-konami-lucasarts
No.197121
Anonymous
I can bet money on the new "not PT" is running off the Fox engine. But they'll change the name on any and all the surface stuff to disconnect it from Kojima.

Anyone think that he'll open the code after that games launch and make a comment about Konami still "enjoying his teams work"
No.197125
Anonymous
>>197124
>we do it!
No.197128
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
Replies:>>197130
>>197124

Fuck yeah. Hope it stays truer to the original RE2 and doesn't go for an RE4-esque approach—even though RE2 is where the series started moving towards action over horror.
No.197129
Anonymous
Replies:>>197133
I just picked up Resident Evil 6
I remember playing the demo with a friend and hating the controls
Then I watched him play it every so often when it released and then read the reviews.
I have purchased a $10 ticket to frustration. Let's ride.
No.197130
Anonymous
>>197128
It's gonna be like REmake, which blew their assholes out with money on it's HD release.
No.197133
Anonymous
>>197129
Ok so I've pt in about 2 hours or so and already there are glaring problems.
Like starting up the game with quicktime events. That is the bulk of what you will be doing for the first tutorial segment. And if you fail, you cannot skip the cutscenes beforehand like in other RE games.

The game tries HARD to crib on the atmosphere and feel of RE2 and 3 (playing the campaigns in order so Leon is first) and while it somewhat succeeds in getting the atmosphere of panic (fantastic enemies and lots of them) everything is so godamn dark you car barely see what's going on most of the time.

Large sections are filled with nothing. Places in other RE games where you would find a collectable or another pickup are devoid of anything.

Quicktime events

The game also felt the need to constantly strip me of my default run (great addition) into a walk that is slower than the walk Chris had in RE1 for the PS1 while also removing other abilities such as aiming. Quick turn seems to decide when and what it wants to do with the camera. Want to turn around and take care of the shit behind you? Tough shit because the camera didn't turn with you.

There does not seem to be a pause button. Even changing the settings is done in real time. What the fuck? (I admit this may be my fault? Maybe there's some sort of super offline mode I need to turn on to do this? But if I set it so tha no one can join why does it matter?)

The game somehow feels more railroaded than every other game including Umbrella and Darkside Chronicles. Why can't I find a save point? Why do I have to rely exclusively on checkpoints if I want to quit out of the game now?

Quicktime events

Mixing herbs to recover HP is handled the worst way I have seen in a RE game to date. You gotta mix that shit in real time, then put it in your little medicine case, then eat them one at a time to recover one block of health at a time unless I'm missing something which would be possible since the tutorial was pretty much nothing but quicktime events. The inventory management is also total shit and clumsy as all hell.

Melee is not tied to a stamina gauge which I can't decide if it's a good idea or not because I'm the kind of asshole who liked to do knife exclusive runs when and wherever possible. Overall though I like the melee system a lot more. The combat dodging seems like it would come in handy as was sorely missed in RE4 and 5 so it's good to see it make a return here in a way. Also crab walking down and up stairs is hilarious and stupid.

Quicktime events


So far past me is completely justified in his harsh review of RE6 from that one demo. The controls overall and the way items are handled in this game make it extremely frustrating and clumsy to play, not to mention the fact that so much shit is pitch black and they keep dangling nostalgia over your head seemingly as though they knew it was a bad game and it was all they had. Resident Evil Revelations is by far and above the best control scheme the series has ever had and it clearly took this travesty to get them there.
No.197134
Anonymous
Replies:>>197135
I wonder who they're getting to voice Leon in RE2Make. Darkside Chronicles used RE4 guy (my fave) for the RE2 sections but it's been so long that I don't know if he wants to or is able to reprise it anymore, ORC's sucked, and Matt Mercer is a decent VA but he's either too "brash shounen idiot" or "coolcat playboy" for Leon the green cop.
No.197135
Anonymous
>>197134
Matt Mercer, because you've literally described Leon in your description of him.
No.197137
thatother1dude !!/PKS88+dMMc
Replies:>>197138
So I just found out can skip opening logos in PC games by manually deleting the file for the video they're playing. Starting up Wolfenstein: The New Order just got way less annoying!
No.197138
Anonymous
>>197137
Yes I agree, the Friendcast IS a good podcast.
No.197139
Anonymous
I like Super Bunnyhop's videos, but god I can't fucking stand how passive-aggressive he sounds. He always sounds like he's casually mocking whatever he's talking about.
No.197140
Anonymous
Replies:>>197141
>>197139
I usually tolerate that? But that E3 video he did just sunk that for me.
"You guys, they're ADVERTISING games! You're watching ads for stuff you're interested! Ugh You're all Sheeple! That's not a REAL Pip Boy, guys! It just holds you iPhone! You Sheeple" and holy crap I wish i was kidding
No.197141
Anonymous
Replies:>>197143
>>197139
>>197140
Yeah he comes across almost as if he's autistic sometimes.
No.197142
Anonymous
>>197139
Listening to the latest co-optional, I think that's just the way he talks.
No.197143
Anonymous
>>197141
Egads, an AUTIST attempting to communicate?! Do they think they're PEOPLE now!?

I don't know this guy but this is what you sound like.
No.197144
Anonymous
>>197143
That's...no, that's not what I'm saying at all. I'm saying Bunnyhop's inability to understand why people get excited over E3, and calling them dumb for doing so, is kindof a red flag.
No.197146
Anonymous
http://www.destructoid.com/breath-of-fire-6-s-ryu-is-the-protagonist-s-older-brother-305529.phtml

I thought Capcom had forgetten all about this series.
No.197149
Anonymous
Replies:>>197151
Did the change to MAME's license get implemented yet?
No.197150
Anonymous
>>197143
>I don't know this guy
I'm surprised you felt the need to say it.
No.197151
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>197149

If the change happened, I’m not seeing any news about it, either on news sites or MAME’s own website. It’d probably take more than three months for MAME to go open source, anyway, given how many people worked on it and the size of the project.
No.197154
Anonymous
Replies:>>197155
>>197153
Christ in a handbasket, I'm so sick of remasters. Just stop. Stop.
No.197155
Jumpman
>>197154
It's at least appropriate for GOW, since the original game is nine years old. Plus, it comes with every digital copy of the 360 games that followed.
No.197167
Anonymous
Replies:>>197170
>"But they're a business! All they care about is profit, they don't care about their fans!"

I feel like people who say this genuinely don't understand how companies are run.
No.197168
Anonymous
Replies:>>197169
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-08-14-guillermo-del-toro-doesnt-want-to-make-another-game
Oh, OK :(
No.197169
Anonymous
>>197168
Konami you are bad people, look what you did to him.
No.197170
Anonymous
Replies:>>197171
>>197167
>I feel like people who say this genuinely don't understand how companies are run.
By MBAs, and all they care about is profit?
No.197171
Anonymous
>>197170
Hence companies ran past the 70s are largely run like shit with little attention paid to how they are presented past how it effects the bottom line.

That being said Nintendo is closer to how older companies used to be with a person working their way up to the big chair rather than some board picking some shark from a business school.

Either which way the winds blow it'll go to someone who's still a gamer at heart.
No.197179
Anonymous
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Oh Konami. What are we going to do with you. Those are totally different audiences.

I hope that includes Consoles as well or I might as well just select Desktop.
No.197190
Anonymous
I am so sick of Let's Plays it's not even funny. I understand why watching them would be entertaining, but it annoys me how so many people use it as their career and they become e-celebrities for it.

I understand doing them on the side for fun while you focus on your real work, but on their own? Why?
No.197191
Anonymous
>>197190
>but on their own? Why?
>use it as their career and they become e-celebrities for it.
No.197192
Anonymous
Replies:>>197195
>>197190
Because it's lucrative, fun and easy work that can fuel more passion projects like animation or their own videogames..

OOH, and also because these people are enthusiast who pump a lot of that money back into the industry.

So, basically let's plays hurt nothing and make the industry a much better place.
No.197195
Anonymous
>>197192
>let's plays make the industry a much better place.
Not when they're responsible for so much garbage Pewdiebait games these days.
No.197196
Anonymous
>>197195
Even if games are made with a heavy purpose of pandering to LPers and their audiences, I don't see the problem as long as such projects don't take away from non-pandering games.
No.197198
Anonymous
>>197195
Something tells me the developers of those bait games aren't likely to make good games anyway.
No.197199
Anonymous
Replies:>>197200
>>197190
Because they can make money doing something they love.

Who on earth wouldn't do that?
No.197200
Anonymous
>>197199
I think anon is just jealous.

U_U
No.197215
Anonymous
>GTA V
>Hen House supply runs

Between the slower-than-continental-drift supply truck, the winding route through the mountains, the minuscule amount of time I have to complete the mission, and the fact that doing it doesn't increase profit at all, I'm beginning to think that perhaps the Hen House was a bad investment. Just a hunch.
No.197216
Jumpman
Replies:>>197217
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The whole Konami/Kojima controversy has sorta killed my hype for MGSV. I won Ground Zeroes on PS4 and Xbox One (thanks PS+ and Xbox Gold), but I don't really have the desire to play either version.
No.197217
Anonymous
>>197216
According to reviews:

>Every mission both starts and ends with a credit sequence that puts Hideo Kojima’s name front and center, which feels sort of like a final “fuck you” to Konami after that whole box art thing.

Also David Hayter confirmed to not be in the game at all. It feels like Konami was intentionally competing for the "worst game company ever" award. It's just amazing.
No.197218
Anonymous
>>197217
>Every mission both starts and ends with a credit sequence that puts Hideo Kojima’s name front and center, which feels sort of like a final “fuck you” to Konami after that whole box art thing.

Also as a bit of a "fuck you" to whomever that LPer was that kept complaing about Kojima being in the credits. Not that that guy's name's worth remembering, really.
No.197220
Anonymous
>>197217
Between that and Jim Piddock complaining about being lowballed, and Kojima's firing being rooted in Konami being cheapskates, is it them that we can blame for the lack of the VAs now instead of Kojima? I can believe it was Kojima's idea to hire Kiefer for Big Boss now that he's supposed to be an old dude and BB did change VAs in MGS4, but for Hayter to not come back at all...
No.197221
Anonymous
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>>197220
>now that he's supposed to be an old dude

???
No.197222
Anonymous
>>197221
>and BB did change VAs in MGS4
No.197223
Sharkman Jhones
>>197221

If we're being fair, that was accelerated aging hitting Snake really suddenly. Big Boss himself was already gonna hit 80 by the time he finally dies in MGS4.

The real issue is that there isn't that much of a time difference between Peace Walker and Ground Zeroes, when the VA switch is made, and Hayter was kinda iconic as Snake.
No.197224
Anonymous
>>197220
Wouldn't surprise me. Konami's issue was Kojima went overbudget because he was willing to spend money and they wanted to go super cheap so at least the Jim Piddock thing sounds like Konami's fault.
No.197225
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
https://www.reddit.com/r/fivenightsatfreddys/comments/3i9h2m/halloween_content_update_thread/

Scott reveals his plans for the FNAF4 Halloween update—and shares an interesting bit of info about The Box.
No.197226
Anonymous
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No.197227
Anonymous
>>197226
AWWW YEAH HEADS GETTING CRUSHED BY ASSES!
No.197228
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>197226

FUCK YEAH.
No.197229
Anonymous
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>>197226
No.197244
Alpharius
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I'm starting to worry about The Completionist's health going though all the stress he's been through.
No.197245
Anonymous
4..3..2..1 FNAF..IN SPACE

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Hearing the beat of this to the song.
No.197266
Anonymous
Replies:>>197267
With MGSV coming out soon I've been following some of the spoilers, and it got me thinking about Ocelot a little. No spoiler warning necessary because it's something that's been known forever, and the spoilers might not even be true, but the gist of it is that Ocelot's entire motivation for his actions from MGS3 onward is that he's in love with Big Boss (who may or may not reciprocate in that way, idk).

If Ocelot was a woman, people would be (rightfully) coming down on it for defining herself entirely by being in love with some guy. But since Ocelot is a man people don't. Is it because gay representation in games is so rare that people are willing to accept him despite the flaws? Is it because most of the the people who care are yaoi fangirls only concerned whether their OTP is canon or not? Is it because this kind of issue affects women more than gay men so it's irrelevant? Is it because he's so entertaining it doesn't really matter? Serious question, and if anything I just said is offensive it's not my intention.
No.197267
Anonymous
>>197266
Thats actually a really good point to bring out. If anything, you're likely to bring out one or another staunchie, but thats a worst case scenario.

I think the whole issue behind defining a female character solely because of their romantic feelings towards a man is that it continues the long standing trend of defining them as such. Its not uncommon. Its not offensive either, but it doesn't show any non-cliche, inventive thinking from part of the writer. Which is not to say women have no business acting around their romantic feelings - but deviations from said trend are well to be maybe not celebrated but definitely seen as a step in giving a female character's story more options.

As for Ocelot. Its a very repeated phrase but, this isn't a vaccum. The context surrounding the cultural implications of such don't make it the exact same case as a woman in the same situation. Its not common in media, especially videogames. There's a multitude of reasons why its not negative for him.
For one, there's a lot to Ocelot besides his dynamic with Big Boss. A conniving crack shot with chronic backstabbing disorder with an entire past in special forces. An antagonist in 4 games.

As for myself, I do very much believe the theory that Ocelot is indeed in love with Big Boss. Not as an erotic thing for myself, but as a character I do think its what makes the most sense for him. Unreciprocated, sure. But since 3 its very much a real character arc for Ocelot. And I think he as a character benefits greatly from that added depth.
Otherwise, you could clearly read it as a very flat mook character servicing the player character for no reason other than they are the player character who needs characters at their disposal.
I'm not sure its even definition more than it is an added layer.

Metal Gear Solid 4. The reason the Patriots are put together is to carry on the will of The Boss. Thats what the founding members set out to do and it resulted in rifts between them.
You could say the entirety of the major antagonistic force, The Patriots, Zero and Big Boss define their actions around The Boss.
And I wouldn't call it negative either. Because again, the outer context of this makes for not only a refreshing take on a relationship between men and a woman, but an exercise in a display of good character writing, what a great character arc Snake and The Boss had in Snake Eater.

Thats my take. I'm glad you brought this point up! Makes for very interesting thought.

...Hope it isn't a source of more than a friendly argument, though.
No.197273
Anonymous
Replies:>>197276
How many gaming companies hire their fans to work on stuff, and why isn't it done more often? Is there some slippery slope argument to be made here?
No.197276
Anonymous
>>197273
>Is there some slippery slope argument to be made here?
Hiring fans to work on something leads to Joe Quesada.
No.197277
Anonymous
Replies:>>197287
http://www.capcom-unity.com/gregaman/blog/2015/08/31/sfv-pre-order-costumes-and-collectors-edition-for-north-america Fucking retailer exclusive outfits. This shit needs to fucking end.
No.197282
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
Last Friday, Mane6—the team behind the now-defunct My Little Pony: Fighting is Magic fangame—revealed the name and logo for its follow-up project: Them’s Fightin’ Herds.

http://www.mane6.com/2015/08/the-big-one/
No.197287
Anonymous
Replies:>>197288
>>197277
I gotta say I DO like the Ryu and Cammy costumes, though.
No.197288
Anonymous
>>197287
Same here. Ryu's rocking that beard.
No.197289
Sharkman Jhones
>>197288

Fucked as it is to offer retailer specific DLC pre-order bullshit, those costumes are pretty rad.

I remember falling in love with one of Ryu's concept art pieces where he's wearing the large wreath of wooden prayer beads and rocking a badass beard and feeling a hair disappointed that it didn't make it into the game, even as DLC.

Also, I'm amazed Chun Li has managed to find a dress that looks even more high cut and revealing than the last one.

(Love her hair, though.)
No.197290
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>197288

Honestly, Beard Ryu should be the default and “standard” Ryu should be the DLC.
No.197292
Anonymous
>>197290
To show that this is a brave new street fighting era? Damn straight.
No.197293
Anonymous
>>197292
FYI probably wouldn't shave if his sensai never told him that grooming is a battle in and of itself Absentmindedly while trying to trim a rather scruffy beard at the time.
No.197295
thatother1dude !!/PKS88+dMMc
>>197290
>>197292
It would go with how his dogi finally looks as dirty as you'd expect for a guy who lives outside and walks around everywhere.
No.197313
Anonymous
Replies:>>197314
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Apparently the Collector's Edition of Phantom Pain revealed that the game is missing an entire fifth or so of its content which would've presumably wrapped up the game and led into the MG1/MG2 remakes, and the reason it got deleted was either Konami balking because said content involved killing child soldiers or because they forced Kojima to finish the game prematurely. Going by what it would've been about, fuck Konami.
No.197314
Anonymous
>>197313
No, it revealed the true ending, episode 51. Not a fucking fifth of the game's content. Also a few hours ago people were reporting you have to unlock it by getting 100% completion.
No.197319
Anonymous
Despite all the whining on the internet about remasters and HD ports, every now and then I realize how fucking crazy good this year actually is for games.
Bloodborne
Witcher 3
RE Revelations 2
Pillars of Eternity
MH4U
Splatoon
Until Dawn
MGSV
Super Mario Maker
Fallout 4
Just Cause 3
(maybe) Persona 5

And that isn't even listing surprise hits like Rocket League, Life is Strange or Darkest Dungeon. Like, holy fuck, this might be the best year in gaming since 1998. For sequels and original IPs alike.
No.197320
Anonymous
Replies:>>197321
Don't forget Arkham Knight, even as shitty as the PC port was.
No.197321
Anonymous
Replies:>>197322
>>197320
I thought it was met with a resounding meh either way. Didn't play it myself, though. I never liked the Batman games in the first place.
No.197322
Anonymous
>>197321
Overall people see it as Okay. I could go for a Beyond game with the reasoning for Batman withdraw being a resurgence of the Joker in his mind.

"What are these, some old people medicines."

Bruce pops a bottle and drinks a pill down.

"Anti-Psychotics."

Joker clearly audible to Bruce but fades quickly.

*clang* *clang* "HEY BATS, whats it take to get some attention around here. Your pills won't keep me away forever.
No.197324
Anonymous
https://soundcloud.com/junechikuma
No.197342
Anonymous
It warms my heart to see how the Sonic Showdown Poll threads on /v/ are of actual quality compared to other threads, bringing the fans of the forum together instead of being full of autism and trolls.
No.197345
Anonymous
Should have called it phantom content
More cuts from MGSV, this one actually pretty good and heartfelt. Contains spoilers:
https://a.pomf.cat/abcyrl.mp4
No.197346
Anonymous
>>197345
Well I guess that goes a long way towards the ending's issue of being too cheerful for a series that spent most of its games painting Big Boss's legacy as something ultimately harmful to the world.
No.197348
Anonymous
Replies:>>197351
>>197347
>filename
Tiki what are you DOING
No.197349
Anonymous
I though I could listen to podcasts while playing Witcher 3, lots of dead air and traversal in open world games after all. Nope. This game is so fucking dense with story. It's insane.
No.197350
Anonymous
Replies:>>197353
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https://twitter.com/DragonsDogma/status/641266456131317760
No.197351
The Sneaky Tiki
>>197348
Totally forgetting that spoiled file names can be read, sorry.
No.197353
Anonymous
>>197350
... a biiiiiiiiiit too late, but yay I suppose. I played it on the PS3 and enjoyed it however I felt it was a bit too generic fantasy. The gameplay elements were solid for the most part however.
No.197354
Anonymous
>>197345
How'd they find that file?

... Fuck, I'm even sadder now. The story of TPP was likely never going to be great but all the cut stuff seems like it would've turned that sole weak spot of the game into something much more palatable. And we'll probably never see proper MG remakes with this amazing gameplay.
No.197356
Anonymous
Replies:>>197361
Does anone consider $/Euro/monopoly money per hour when making purchases? Do you have a max $/hr? Like, if I buy a game for $40 and it claims 20 hours of content, that's $2/hr. If I buy a game for $60 and pour my life into it for 140 hours that's 43 cents/hour.

For comparison, most movies in a theater are $6-8/hr. Obviously quality hours matter; if 80 of those 140 hours are just grinding, it's not nearly as cheap. I think the most I'm willing to pay is $4/hr for a game, and that's only if I expect high quality for the vast majority of the time.
No.197359
Anonymous
Replies:>>197360
Everything about Phantom Pain is so retarded.
No.197360
The Sneaky Tiki
>>197359
That's a Metal Gear game alright!
No.197361
Anonymous
>>197356
I do, though I'm a lot stingier because I buy more games than watch movies so I cut the rate down to something like $2 hour. Which means a lot of Steam sale splurges.
No.197362
Anonymous
Replies:>>197363
Holy shit, Huey Emmerich is just like my dad. Jesus fuck.
No.197363
Anonymous
Replies:>>197365
>>197362
Your dad is a piece of shit?
No.197364
Anonymous
Replies:>>197366
For real though that character is THE WORST. In a well written way but holy shit do I feel good about his eventual Fate now, they really worked hard to make him distinct from his present day counterpart by way of being garbage.
No.197365
Anonymous
>>197363
The parts about letting his wife die out of petty spite and always making poor excuses and blaming other people for his own shit? Yeah.
No.197366
Anonymous
>>197364
At first I thought it was a bit of a 180 until I went through the previous game where he already stole credit for Peace Walker from Granin. That game showed him having SOME standards by being against nuclear warfare and the aftermath but it doesn't contradict with the kind of evil he shows in this game which is a lot more... mundane, I guess? He's more of a weasel than a barbarian. Anyway it makes me wonder if E.E.'s "accident" was actually Huey being selfish and trying to take her down with him.
No.197370
Anonymous
>reason why quiet is naked
HOLY FUCKING SHIT THAT'S THE DUMBEST METAL GEAR SHIT EVER, I AM MOST ASHAMED OF MY WORDS AND DEEDS
No.197372
Anonymous
>>197370
It is insanely stupid, those dumb parasites.

Kojima saying people should be ashamed after the reasoning behind her running about in swimware was revealed is totally nonsensical.
No.197373
Anonymous
>>197365
Oh.

Fuck, sorry.
No.197380
T4 was here
>>197365
Good thing he got NTR by his son then.
No.197381
T4 was here
save file
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Yea.
You did not forget that, right?
No.197382
The Sneaky Tiki
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>>197370
OH MAN IS IT SO PERFECTLY STUPID, It's especially great because the Fox Engine is the greatest engine ever crafted by human beings but fucks up one thing really bad.

Tits, The Fox engine turns tits into Highschool of The Dead levels of fucking speed flopping nonsense.

So the fact that Kojima went to such extremes to get them in there makes me go into hysterics when she goes down a ladder or something and they are just flying in different direction is so awesome.
At least she has one really good practical uniform thank good. Don't even get me started on the silver and gold nonsense.
No.197383
Anonymous
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http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/09/10/shigeru-miyamoto-says-super-mario-bros-3-was-a-play

There goes my timeline theory.
No.197384
Anonymous
Replies:>>197394
Goddamn, Witcher 3. You're way too fucking big.
No.197385
The Sneaky Tiki
Replies:>>197403
//youtube.com/watch?v=87YXRvfMDlMyoutube thumb

This is the kind of thing that makes it all worth it.
No.197386
Anonymous
Wait, why are people calling the FOB stuff trash? Is it trash?
No.197387
Anonymous
Replies:>>197388
One of these days I want to go to MAGfest or wherever Arin Hansen decides to visit, run up to him onstage, and slam a baseball bat into his skull.
No.197388
The Sneaky Tiki
Replies:>>197396
>>197387
Now, there are a lot of reasons some people want to do this, do you have a particular grievance or is it more of a coalescence of reasons?
No.197390
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
Say hello to the newest Street Fighter character:

http://www.eventhubs.com/news/2015/sep/11/street-fighter-5s-second-brand-new-fighter-revealed-rashid-joins-fray/
No.197391
Anonymous
Replies:>>197399
>>197390
what's the scouter say about his reveal?!
IT'S OVER 9/11!
No.197392
Anonymous
>>197390
So it seems like a revamped el fuerte when it comes to play style, but with a bad version of ageis reflector for his trigger.
No.197393
The Sneaky Tiki
Street Fighter kicked out of Tournament for being too handsome.
No.197394
Anonymous
>>197384
And the DLC hasn't even dropped yet.
No.197395
The Sneaky Tiki
If only there was a way to mash MGSV, Xcom 2 and Just Cause 3 together, it would be the ultimate game.
No.197396
Anonymous
>>197388
Several reasons. The main one being I want him to wake up and realize there are people who hate him enough to confront him in real life rather than over the internet. He needs something like that.
No.197397
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
Replies:>>197398
The ever-diabolical Scott Cawthon is doing…well, something ahead of his planned Halloween Whatever-It-Is for FNAF4. The “Thank You” image that’s been on his site since the day after the FNAF4 release has changed several times in the past few days: he gave large cartoonish eyes to one of the bare exoskeletons, slightly altered and moved the other bare exoskeleton, and most recently added what looks like a “Toy Golden Freddy” animatronic to the lower-left corner. With each successive alteration, the “Thank You” text has grown more transparent, and as of the “Golden Freddy” update, the background color of the image has taken on a blue hue. The image also lacks a copyright notice in its most recent form, leading to speculation that Scott’s slowly revealing a “Fredbear and Friends” image.

I’ll give him this much, Scott knows how to rile up his fanbase.
No.197398
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>197397

Sorry, should be “endoskeleton” instead of “exoskeleton”. You get what I mean, though.
No.197399
Anonymous
>>197391
I have to wonder if revealing it on this date is intentional or not. Still funny in an extremely dark way.
No.197403
Anonymous
Replies:>>197406
>>197385
I think this video highlights for me what I don't like about Quiet's sexualization. It's not so much the fact that she's sexy or acting sexy, but there's a point when you push the fanservice so hard that it enters sexual uncanny valley territory. I'm all down for Ocelot sexytimes but watching him make those "sexy" motions was still really nauseating. It's less about who's doing it and more about being fundamentally creepy looking.
No.197404
Anonymous
I'm no fan of Quiet's weird lady cage or the body paint.
No.197406
The Sneaky Tiki
>>197403
Well, I guess when you give a Japanese game designer an almost infinite amount of money and one of the prettiest ladies on the planet willing to model anything for him and he makes her creepily sexualized, that it in retrospect probably is not that shocking.

I will say that if they dialed her appearance back...there is something really endearing about the childish innocence of the character, like a full grown women who had no childhood and so with a limited degree of freedom she just wants to play in the rain with the first person that's been nice to her her whole life....it's just floppy titties add a degree of creep not needed.

I still think Quiet's birthday present is one of the cutest things a videogame character has ever done.

//youtube.com/watch?v=cQfNMZD60ywyoutube thumb
No.197408
Anonymous
>>197406
It's not even about her appearance. It's the presentation, the awkward camera angles and really ridiculous animations. People have model swapped her tits and all into other characters' places and she looks totally fine there. But place other characters, even completely non-sexualized ones like Ocelot, mini Mantis or DD and it's still just as creepy.
No.197409
Anonymous
Replies:>>197412
>>197406
Innocence, or as some might say, infantilization.
No.197410
Anonymous
Replies:>>197413
You know what's fascinating to me? If you're playing an online game, and start chatting about something non-game related, it'll either be ignored, cause people to mute you/tell you to shut up, or you'll sometimes get a response from that one guy that feels like randomly chatting. BUT, if you ask "What time is it where you guys are?" You'll get an answer from like 10 different people who genuinely want to tell you the time.

Someone should make a social experiment out of it.
No.197411
Anonymous
Phantom Pain?

More like the Phantom Foreskin.

Playing this game feels like a circumcision.

CUT
U
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CONTENT
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T
E
N
T
No.197412
The Sneaky Tiki
>>197409
Yeah it definitely treads on both lines.
No.197413
Anonymous
Replies:>>197415
>>197410
Knowing the time is unlikely to create an extended discussion that takes attention from the game, and helps people coordinate playing together in the future, so I don't see that as surprizing.
No.197415
Anonymous
Replies:>>197427
>>197413
The point is that people will drop everything they're doing to check the time. When they wouldn't do that for any other topic.
No.197421
Mister Twister
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Twin Perfect once again prove that you don't know anything about Silent Hill:
//youtube.com/watch?v=G7phu5XNKwgyoutube thumb
//youtube.com/watch?v=M-FTLLzvYD8youtube thumb
No.197427
Anonymous
>>197415
Maybe try asking people what state/country they live in, see if they give you answers to that.
No.197437
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
https://www.reddit.com/r/fivenightsatfreddys/comments/3kyf1h/thank_you_teaser_archive/

All the changes to the “Thank You” image from Scott’s website are now being tracked in one archive thread.
No.197448
Anonymous
Fuck me. There are too many games. TOO MANY!
No.197455
Anonymous
Replies:>>197456
d-Walker is the best
//youtube.com/watch?v=GpDzzbETq9
No.197456
Anonymous
>>197455
>This video does not exist
??
No.197458
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
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So it seems as if Scott decided to rip off Five Nights at Fuckboy's. /s

Seriously, though, an FNAF RPG? Neat. But the real kicker of this announcement is knowing the FNAF story is done. Is he telling the truth, or is he just trying to throw people off until Halloween?
No.197459
Anonymous
>>197458
Scott usually doesn't straight-up lie.
No.197462
Famenag
Replies:>>197463
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http://www.abyssalchronicles.com/?fn_mode=comments&fn_id=1405

>All versions of Tales of Zestiria will run at a constant 30 frames per second. Bandai Namco Entertainment explained that changing the frame rate proved to have profound consequences on things like: animation, balance, difficulty, and overall fighting mechanics tuning, hence the decision to keep it at 30 fps.

Come on, Bamco. If fucking Compile Heart can do it so can you.
No.197463
Anonymous
Replies:>>197464
>>197462
Considering the paths of Konami and Capcom, I'm just happy that Banco is still making Tales Of games.
No.197464
The Sneaky Tiki
Replies:>>197465
>>197463
Capcom's actually swinging around, it's just that once you've completely halted making games it takes a few years to get going again, hence CAPCOM, MASTER OF REMASTERS we've been seeing recently, but they are actually trying again.
No.197465
Jumpman
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>>197464
>but they are actually trying again
No.197466
Anonymous
>>197458
I figured from the teasers that the new game wouldn't be horror, but also was thinking it'd be called Five Days at Freddy's to skirt around the whole "4 is the finalt Five Nights at Freddy's" thing.
No.197467
The Sneaky Tiki
>>197465
Yeah that was amazingly timed to make my statement sound dumb.

I can't fucking believe they'd make a worse version of the same failure.
No.197469
Anonymous
Replies:>>197471
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//youtube.com/watch?v=nFbj1OZPYA8youtube thumb
No.197471
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
Replies:>>197473
>>197469

Between her return and Mika coming back, I’m beginning to wonder if they’ll reach all the way back to SF1 for someone else to revive.
No.197473
Anonymous
>>197471
Crossing my hands for Eagle or Zubaz.
No.197474
Anonymous
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>>197465
Kek.
No.197475
Anonymous
http://www.engadget.com/2015/09/17/the-witness-release-date/
>The Witness will launch on PlayStation 4 and PC on January 26th, 2016.
I enjoyed Braid and greatly enjoyed The Talos Principle and Myst, which The Witness has many similarities to, so I'm looking forward to this. Not enough to pre-order, but I'll likely pick it up within the release window unless it bombs for some reason.
No.197478
Anonymous
Another SFV announcement that will surprise no one:
http://www.eventhubs.com/news/2015/sep/16/karin-announced-street-fighter-5/
No.197479
Anonymous
Replies:>>197480
>Playing TPP
>Finally able to deploy normal soldiers in the overworld and play as them
>Take a guy out for a spin to do a pretty cut and dry mission. Either blueprints or prisoner extraction, I forget
>Suddenly Quiet shows up, Chapter 11 starts, and she does her thing with me completely unequipped and un R&Dd to deal with it
>After several tries take her down to half stamina then she gains the magic ability to rapidfire a bolt action through a wall and kills me undoing it
>"You don't have to settle the score right now..."
>Leave
>"Ok fine, now that I'm gone and quit I'll just go back since that's the only way to get to that base. No worries."
>Chapter 11 triggers again
>Autosave/ checkpoint
No.197480
Anonymous
Replies:>>197482
>>197479
You can go back to base from the pause menu.
No.197481
Mister Twister
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Who knew Judging by the Cover would be so much fun?
//youtube.com/watch?v=4xIMqdp2leYyoutube thumb
^judging the classic Doom cover
No.197482
Anonymous
Replies:>>197483
>>197480
Mother base yes, but not the base I needed to go to. Only way there is through her now. Should have done the side op earlier.

Now that I have DD and a decent combat team out doing ops and getting my squads up I should be able to take her out once I get the tranq sniper after another hour or two.

I wouldn't even be doing this whole song and dance if you could CQC her.
No.197483
Anonymous
>>197482
You can take her out by dropping two resupply crates on her. It's the easiest way to S-rank the fight.
No.197484
Anonymous
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>Assassin's Creed: Rogue
>The Storm Fortress

It's like fighting a Star Destroyer with a dinghy.
No.197487
Anonymous
Plague Knight is good. Feels really weird though.
No.197488
Anonymous
>>197487
Yea, lost all my cash in the first level trying to get a handle on the bomb jumping.
No.197489
Anonymous
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/09/18/konami-halts-aaa-console-production-apart-from-pes
Color me 0% fucking surprised.
No.197490
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>197489

RIP all of Konami's classic franchises. ;_;7
No.197491
Anonymous
Replies:>>197492
>>197489
Well, that's it. Gaming is pretty much dead.
No.197492
Jumpman
>>197491
It's not like Konami was pumping out the games these last few years.
No.197495
Anonymous
Replies:>>197498
>>197489
Glad to see that the FOX engine will really get to stretch its legs in these coming years.
No.197496
Anonymous
>>197487
I don't like playing as him as much as the Blue Burrower, he lacks Shovelry.

It gets better once you complete certain stages and get some upgrades, the uppercut and the floating charge jump make things so much more fun.
No.197498
Anonymous
>>197495
Build one of the most advanced capable engines for next gen consoles. Basically burn down the building its in. The amount of money they could get from licences for the engine is crazy. But nah it's all phones, spas and gambling for them.
No.197500
Anonymous
Replies:>>197501
>>197498
Question: Is Konami owned by the Yakuza?
No.197501
Anonymous
>>197500
If not now I can see it being so in the next few years as they attempt to get into their businesses.
No.197504
Anonymous
Replies:>>197507
>>197498
Well one of the prime architects of the FOX Engine is now working for KojiPro LA, so he could work on a similar one.
No.197505
Anonymous
Replies:>>197506
>>197489
Does this mean we won't even get Rising 2?
No.197506
Anonymous
>>197505
No, because we never were going to get that.
No.197507
Anonymous
>>197504
Well depending on how it was approved and licensed if it was Kojima Productions In House engine (meaning his production department) Then the LA Branch of his work could still have it. Or at least enough code to make a version that wouldn't take years to build.
No.197508
Anonymous
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>"MGSV completely sucked and I hated it, only the gameplay was good"

Am I the only one who absolutely does not understand this statement?
No.197509
Anonymous
Replies:>>197526
>>197508
Probably.
No.197510
Anonymous
Replies:>>197526
>>197508
I don't get it either.
No.197511
Anonymous
Replies:>>197526
>>197508
The plot/writing was actually pretty terrible.
No.197512
Anonymous
Replies:>>197526
>>197508
>completely sucked
>then says part of it was good
It's not just you.
No.197513
Anonymous
Replies:>>197526
>>197508
It's literally the worst metal gear. Way worse than 4. Such a disappointment.
No.197514
Anonymous
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Upcoming games that I absolutely want to play:
Dark Souls 3, Persona 5, Bloodborne again once the expansion is out, Dragon's Dogma PC, Gravity Rush 2, Final Fantasy XV, Tokyo Xanadu, Lost Ark Online, Horizon: Zero Dawn, the Vanillaware mech game, Deus Ex: MD, the new Ys, Yoru no Nai Kuni, Ni-Oh, Toukiden 2, the new Nier, Star Ocean 5, Project Setsuna, FF7 Remake

The shortest of these are still gonna be like 40 hours long and I've still got something like 60 hours of Witcher 3 left. Fuck me, this is the best time to be into games and the absolute worst time for me to try and get my shit together.
No.197517
Anonymous
As a video game MGS5 is inarguably the best of the series, but a lot of the character/writing stuff is weak, especially Skullface. It's still a rad game but I can't say I like it more than 3 or Snake Eater.
No.197518
Anonymous
>>197517
The character stuff was fine, imo especially if you listen to the tapes and supplemental stuff. Its an interesting way to give the player story if they want it a la Metroid Prime.
The problem with the writing is they essentially made Snake a silent protagonist, which he's never been. A whole exposition scene went by with Skull face and he didn't say a word - which is jarring considering not just the character, but the entire series as well. And there's no real reason for it to be. Characters are still as theatrical (Skullface even referred to as pretentious in game) and they're just as out there as previous games.

The gameplay's the best the series has ever seen though. I'd really want to see what any other game in the series would be like with this same control scheme.
and not to be pedantic cos I'm not sure what you're saying but - 3 and snake eater are the same game?
No.197521
thatother1dude !!/PKS88+dMMc
>>197517
>>197518
It's a typo.
No.197522
Anonymous
>>197518
I meant to say 3 and Revengeance but I was drunk.

And no I really think Skullface is the worst canon villain, even Coldman was mildly better. Snake being silent doesn't help things out.

It's a really hard game to talk about because both timelinewise and in the real world there's so much baggage surrounding it.

If you really wanted to be pedantic though you could have also pointed out that this isn't MGS5.
No.197524
Sharkman Jhones
Replies:>>197525
If you include the original games, plus Peace Walker, this game is technically Metal Gear 8: The Phantom Pain. Nine if you count Portable Ops, and 10 if you consider Ground Zeroes to be anything but a glorified demo for Phantom Pain.
No.197525
Anonymous
>>197524
No you actually don't understand.
No.197526
Anonymous
save file
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>>197509
>>197510
>>197511
>>197512
>>197513
What I don't understand is everyone is saying it has the best gameplay Metal Gear has ever had. Gameplay is key to every game, everything else comes second no matter the case. And yet these people still say it's the worst Metal Gear ever made. It makes no sense. If it has the best gameplay the series has ever had, then it should be pretty high up there.
No.197527
Anonymous
Replies:>>197528
>>197526
>Gameplay is key to every game, everything else comes second no matter the case.

Clearly these people disagree with you.

So do I.
No.197528
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>197527

Gameplay is the foundation of every video game ever made. If a game looks pretty but its gameplay sucks, it's a fundamentally bad game; on the flip side, a game can be an ugly piece of shit, but good gameplay can mitigate that issue.
No.197529
Anonymous
>>197528
Eh, gameplay is important but everything else doesn't always come second. Games aren't that homogenous. Drakengard's gameplay gets really awful but it's still one of the best games I've ever played.
No.197530
Anonymous
>>197528
Its possible for a game to be pretty meh gameplay-wise but the atmosphere or characters are good enough to keep you playing.
No.197531
Anonymous
Replies:>>197533
And on that note Drakengard 2 could have had the best gameplay in the world but it'd still be hot garbage. Gameplay is a big part of the game, but it isn't everything.
No.197532
Anonymous
Putting aside the pro-Drakengard insanity, the problem people have with MGSV is that people consider it to be delivering on nothing people really want or expect from a Metal Gear Solid game. It's an excellent playing video game but the story beats are so thin on the ground and not that interesting.
No.197533
The Sneaky Tiki
>>197531
THIS MAN KNOWS WHAT HE'S TALKING ABOUT
No.197535
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
Y’know, I’ve been keeping up with all of the FNAF World updates on the FNAF subreddit, and while I like the things Scott’s been saying about it—he’ll update it with free DLC, there will be hidden characters—and the new models for the characters, I really can’t help but feel as if this whole thing is a huge misdirect, even if I can’t explain why I have that feeling or what he’s misdirecting people from. Something about this just seems…off.
No.197536
Anonymous
>>197535
game within a game, ghost in the machine, traps waiting to spring.
No.197537
Anonymous
>>197535
Wait just a minute, you were just saying only gameplay matters in vidya, but you're a FNAF supporter?
No.197538
Anonymous
>>197537
The gameplay enhances the fear, so yes, FNAF's gameplay is good.
No.197539
Anonymous
>>197526
>If it has the best gameplay the series has ever had, then it should be pretty high up there.
That's presuming most of the series must has relatively bad gameplay compared to games outside the series. If a series has a consistent A- in gameplay and a A+ in story, a game that has A+ in gameplay and B- in story could reasonably be said the worst.

Also, a game can have good gameplay without that being the main focus, simply because the only way not to be a video game would be to have no gameplay at all. Thus, you can't really sell something that's more story than gameplay as a movie when there's still plenty of game in there to keep people from just sitting back and watching, even thouhg it's both a good movie and a good game.
No.197540
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>197537

For the record, I've never played any of the FNAF games (my rig is an old-ass POS); I follow the lore so I can eventually see the whole story come together.
No.197541
Anonymous
save file
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>>197528

Ahem.
No.197553
Anonymous
save file
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Fucking amazing.
No.197554
Anonymous
Replies:>>197556
>>197535
I'll spoiler all this just because it makes so much sense to me and probably is meant as a surprize:
1. As was said earlier, it's not Five Days at Freddy's, or even just Freddy's World. The word Night hints to things happening at night still, and the restaraunt isn't open to customers at night. Unless it's another museum like 3? Either way, it sounds like an invitation for the spooky.
2. While the characters aren't as overtly dirty and run down as their normal counterparts, did Scott really put effort into making is characters less "uncanney valley"-ish? I think he could have instead realized the only place to go after nightmare was sickingly sweet. Taking the former any further just destroys any semblance of being based on family friendly animatronics at all, while the later draws the series back to those roots.
3. Seems like every animatroinic has made an appearance, and even a sprite version of the child. But none of the guards, of any of the adult humans, even the one who's visible inside the Freddy spring suit in FNAF4. Unless you cound shadow Freddy having something red in his mouth. In any case, I think this is something that could end up relating to a secret hidden for the released game.
4. Free DLC in a game with secrets, incidentally, could naturally contain hidden things that make the game scarier, or even fragments of things that only work in combination. In fact, all the overtly frightening parts might be from complimentary downloads, with the base lacking an extensive sense of horror on its own. So FNAF World would indeed be a non-horror game, at lease until you install DLC.
No.197556
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
Replies:>>197557
>>197554

On the Steam Forums for FNAF4, Scott said FNAF World will have hidden characters. Whether they’re playable or not is a whole other matter, though. Hell, aside from saying every character in the teaser image will be playable, Scott hasn’t said dick about what FNAFW will even be about.
No.197557
Anonymous
>>197556
He did say he hasn't even started on the enemies yet when he made the announcement of FNAF World, with multiple adventure character already up, which leaves one to wonder what the enemies are at all. I doubt animatronic will be fighting animatroinic
No.197558
Anonymous
Replies:>>197560
Just make a fucking thread for that shit.
No.197560
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
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The FNAFW teaser image is finally finished. (I love that he added “seriously” to the date.) Unless he does something insane like release FNAFW tomorrow or reveal what’s in The Box, that should be the last of any FNAF-related news until the Halloween update, so contain the calamity within your mammaries, >>197558 — I see no reason for any new FNAF-related posts in this thread for a while.

I’ve tried my best to keep this from becoming an FNAF general, seeing as how one isn’t really necessary on this board given the end of the proper FNAF series. If you don’t like one game/series overtaking this thread, be the change you want to see in the thread and post about other games/series/whatever. I swear that no one will stop you.
No.197564
Anonymous
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So it's established that every top operative in FoxHound is a specialist in one way or another. But what about Liquid.
Simple. He's the pilot. Rex, a Hind-D, a jeep... He used vehicles more efficiently than pretty much any character in the franchise.
So how does that tie into his name?
Well... Liquid takes the shape of its container doesn't it?
No.197566
Anonymous
>>197564
Don't post while high.
No.197567
Anonymous
Some time ago now, Cebntrtion was postponed since a third of their team left and they realized they didn't have enough devs to make such a huge game to begin with. Glad I didn't throw money at it now, but if the go for making smaller game sin the meantime, they'll be free to anyone who did.
No.197568
Alpharius
>>197564
His specialty is jack-of-all-trades. I like it.
No.197578
T4 was here
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https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/them-s-fightin-herds#/story

Is it just me or are they missing "not" someone?
No.197581
Anonymous
>>197578
I assume you mean a 6th character, which they explained they were going to reveal later.
No.197582
Anonymous
>>197578

More liek Mane 5, bro.

(Maybe they're saving extra characters for later-campaign stretch goals, though.)
No.197583
Anonymous
>>197578
Actually, no wait,
> Q) Only five characters? The page down there says there’s six.

>A) We still have one more character left to reveal. She’s made a few… cameo appearances in the pledge reward graphics, and in the lobby video. Her homeland also appears in a couple of the pledge reward names. Can you guys guess what species she is?
No.197584
Anonymous
http://www.sagaftra.org/interactive/what-we-stand-to-lose

Interesting, we already know Hollywood considers VAs to be pretty low on the food chain.
No.197586
Anonymous
>>197584
Everytime you hear something about the busniness side of videogames it's just the worst fucking grimy "how is this even legal" kind of inhumane horseshit. Something seriously needs to change. And it won't as long as the core of the consumerbase are whiny entitled manchildren more concerned with framerate and evil feminazis trying to take their toys away than the actual issues this fucking industry is facing.
No.197588
Anonymous
Replies:>>197589
>>197584
Rob Paulsen has a podcast about voice acting, and one thing that almost all his guests agree on is that video games are hard work for less money than they'd get doing a show. They almost always include multiple hours of just recording screams and grunts, which is super hard on the throat. Like, put you out of work for a couple days hard.
>>197588
I recall Vic Mignogna had a similar experience voicing Broly from DBZ.
He hoped he was done after three movies of constant screaming, but then every video game since then has come out, too.
No.197590
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>197584

Hey, GamerGate—if you really, truly, actually want to make a change in the gaming industry, support this cause.
No.197592
Anonymous
>>197590
They don't, they won't, stop acting like it's not a harassment movement and stop posting about #GG.
No.197593
Anonymous
>>197590
Gamergate? Support Unions? Those liberal brainwashing cults? I think you forget what kind of people form the core of that particular movement.
No.197594
Anonymous
Replies:>>197595
Oh you can just fuck off with that.
Haven't we had enough hyperbole and prejudgment the last time we tried to talk about it?

Here. Let's talk about Mario Maker. Anyone made any levels they want to share?
No.197595
Anonymous
Replies:>>197596
>>197594
>prejudgment
#GG's reality became undeniable within a week and it's been around for a year.
No.197596
Anonymous
Replies:>>197597
>>197595
I'm talking on all sides.
Now let's move on.
No.197597
Anonymous
>>197596
You don't get the last word, bucko.
>sides
as if it weren't just one group making anyone who disagrees "a-gg" as if its an organized group against them.

NOW let's move on. You'll probably be happy with that.
No.197598
Anonymous
>>197597
Eh. Diff anon, I've been accused of being pro-GG before because I slagged Polygon for a really stupid article they wrote about Nintendo that had nothing to do with politics at all (and despite being visibly the last kind of person who would even want to support GG). The counterreactionaries aren't near the same level as the main movement and the bullshit it spews, but yes prejudging assholes of an anti-GG persuasion do exist, and it sucks. Besides, no need to be the kind of person other anon is referring to.
No.197599
Anonymous
Replies:>>197600
>>197597
No. I'm not going into this again. You want to make a long lone rant about it, fine, but leave me out of this bullshit drama.
No.197600
Anonymous
Replies:>>197601
>>197599
>Hey guys here's my two cents NOW NOBODY ARGUE BECAUSE NOW WE'RE GONNA TALK ABOUT VIDYA OKAY?
No.197601
Anonymous
>>197600
Funny, that sounds like what you were doing earlier.
No.197602
Anonymous
Christ you faggots looks for any excuse to talk about this shit. Can we just make it a ban able offense already?
No.197603
Anonymous
>>197602
You have my vote.
No.197604
Anonymous
>>197602
>I'd really like it if people weren't allowed to talk about anything but what I pre-approve.
No.197605
Anonymous
>>197590
Probably best to say that on 8chan, where there's al board specifically about GamerGate.
No.197606
Anonymous ## Admin
Replies:>>197607
>>197602
>Can we just make it a ban able offense already?
I don't like to ban topics outright unless they cause serious disruption. (I don't consider a few dozen posts in a day to be a disruption, even as slow as +4 is.)

If posters want to discuss GamerGate, I would encourage them to create a thread specifically for GamerGate (like how /baw/ has a dedicated politics thread.) There may even be one already on another page. A dedicated thread won't make GamerGate verboten outside of it, but I think it would strike a good balance between those who want to discuss it on +4 and those who are tired of hearing about it.
No.197607
Anonymous
>>197606
Christ I hope there's no thread. GG isn't even about vidya besides a surface level.
I'd like to think we can handle some off comments with a dismissive sentence afterwards to discourage disagreement, tongue-in-cheek or no, but a thread? Not something I see working long term.
No.197608
Anonymous
Replies:>>197609
The reason I don't want a thread is it would be entirely one-sided due to how stupidly liberal +4 is.
No.197609
Anonymous
>>197608
Yes we have a user base of largely decent people who don't believe in harassing women and minorities for the crime of existing.

No thread, a thread about gg would be legitimizing it.
No.197610
Anonymous
I just don't want to talk about it period. Even complaining about it is wasting more time and energy than it deserves so I don't get what that anon with a stick up their ass's problem is.
No.197611
Anonymous
Replies:>>197612
http://wilwheaton.net/2015/09/this-is-why-i-support-a-sag-aftra-strike-authorization-for-video-games-and-it-isnt-about-money/
So if the voice actors do go on strike who do you guys expect to wait and who do you expect to switch to non-union ones?
No.197612
Anonymous
Replies:>>197613
>>197611
And yet Nintendo is unaffected.
No.197613
Anonymous
Replies:>>197614
>>197612
I don't know, it's possible Xenoblade X might be as a more "animu" game.
No.197614
Anonymous
Replies:>>197615
>>197613
I meant their first party stuff, not their second party stuff. Although even that, if they went with a European translation like they did with the first Xenoblade, they'd probably be safe.
No.197615
Anonymous
>>197614
To be pedantic, X is technically first party since Nintendo owns all of Monolith Soft. Game Freak is second party.
Anyway it was said on the Nintendo Treehouse streams that X would have a mix of British and American VAs, and the video they released included voice actors from non-union anime, so yeah they'll probably be unaffected.
No.197618
Anonymous
Goddamn, I'm so excited for JRPGs coming back in a big way next year.
No.197621
Anonymous
Replies:>>197625
I think I'm done with Witcher 3. I'm just gonna do the final main story quest and be done with it. This game is simply too big to 100% it and not get burned out on the way and I kinda want to leave this game on a high note.
No.197625
Anonymous
Replies:>>197627
>>197621
At least do all the actual quests but yeah don't go insane doing the treasure hunts.

Also get ready for the dlc.
No.197626
Anonymous
Wil Wheaton does a good write up about the voice actor thing:
http://wilwheaton.net/2015/09/this-is-why-i-support-a-sag-aftra-strike-authorization-for-video-games-and-it-isnt-about-money/
No.197627
Anonymous
>>197625
Oh, I'm trying to, but I'm pretty much at the point where I'd have to hunt them down, since I already have most of the noticeboard ones. So I might just stop once I'm done with those, since I don't feel like roaming the countryside for hours on end to hope some random exclamation mark pops up.
No.197636
Anonymous
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Oh dear.
No.197645
Anonymous
Replies:>>197647
>>197636
Sometimes I think its inappropriate to chalk up Konami to being run by Yakuza.
But it think its pretty founded at this point.
No.197647
Anonymous
>>197636
>>197645
Did something new just happen?
No.197648
Anonymous
Replies:>>197649
>>197647
Konami was literally on Fire yesterday.
No.197649
Anonymous
Replies:>>197654
>>197647
>>197648
No it wasn't. It was a hoax.
No.197654
Anonymous
Replies:>>197655
>>197649
Then what was it.
No.197655
Anonymous
>>197654
Steam. And it isn't the first time it's happened either.
Much as I would love the company to be totally destroyed at this point.
No.197662
Anonymous
Replies:>>197663
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>>197578
Thats better.
No.197663
Anonymous
Replies:>>197664
>>197662
>longma
Aww, I was hoping it was a kirin. Kirin are cool.
No.197664
Anonymous
>>197663
Their "unicorn" is already basically a kirin.
No.197665
Anonymous
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No.197666
Anonymous
https://twitter.com/RealGDT/status/648117433593655296
>JUNJI ITO, undisputed master of horror in Japan (along with Hino and Tsubaki) and our collaborator in SILENT HILL (S)
Well that explains the eye spirals in PT.
No.197667
The Sneaky Tiki
Replies:>>197668
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Can Mary O literally please just be in every Nintendo game? She's literally my favorite part of Mario Maker.
No.197668
Anonymous
>>197667
What's the joke behind Mashiko? Is it the same soundalike thing?
No.197671
Anonymous
Replies:>>197672
Any people playing Undertale here? Just got it, planning to do a genocide run first, then mercy later. Is this a good idea or no?
No.197672
Anonymous
>>197671
You can certainly do that, provided you have the heart. But Flowey will remember .
No.197688
Anonymous
Replies:>>197696
Im considering doing an Unarmed run of Fallout 3. I just don't know if it's actually possible. Still, it would be fun to punch my way through the Wasteland.
No.197696
Anonymous
>>197688


It works did one in Fallout 2, was able to knock most flat on their asses by the end. Look up the perks that can boost it both with the level perks and the Special stats, those mainly are Strength, Dexterity and Luck
No.197699
Anonymous
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No.197701
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
The guy behind Undertale is pretty cool with Undertale porn so long as it’s tagged right: http://undertale.tumblr.com/post/129663057105/
No.197703
Anonymous
>>197701
That's fair.
No.197705
Anonymous
>>197701

No, he's fine with it so long as it's tagged wrong.
No.197707
Anonymous
Replies:>>197721
>>197705
:V
No.197708
Anonymous
>>197705
I'll presume he's building hype for a spin-off game where the protagonist has a y added to end of their name.
No.197710
Anonymous
Replies:>>197711
Transformers Devastation looks great.

//youtube.com/watch?v=wWkm-3nQxLAyoutube thumb
No.197711
Anonymous
Replies:>>197713
>>197710
So did Korra.
No.197713
Anonymous
Replies:>>197714
>>197711
>a game that turned out to be pretty decent in spite of its low budget and short development time also looked good in previews
OK.
No.197714
Anonymous
Replies:>>197715
>>197713

Didn't you get the memo? It's the popular opinion that Korra sucked. Why did it suck? Uhhh uhhhh uhhhh well because the show sucked! YEAH!
No.197715
Anonymous
>>197714
Please don't do that thing where you speak for the people you disagree with.
I've never played the game myself but I would like to hear the pros and cons from various perspectives.
No.197716
Anonymous
It was too bare bones to be a good Platinum game and too story bare to be a good Korra game. The beardog sections in particular are the worst minigame Platinum ever made. Even knowing the short time period and obvious budget, my faith in Platinum, especially for such an obviously perfect property for them, was absolute until it actually came out.
No.197717
Anonymous
Replies:>>197718
The Korra game was fine, it just needed more. More enemies, more areas, more animations. If they'd tried to sell it for sixty bucks I could see getting disappointed by it, but for the price point they set it was pretty good.
No.197718
Anonymous
>>197717
It really wasn't. The standard for 15 dollars is much higher these days.
No.197719
Anonymous
Replies:>>197723
>>197718
What other games out there have the same less than a year of development scale?
No.197720
Anonymous
Replies:>>197723
>>197718

Much higher than what? Here's a list of some of the games which go for fifteen dollars on Steam (and don't have microtransactions as a major part of their business model):

- Pretty Girls Mahjong Solitaire
- Airport Simulator 2015
- Puzzle Kingdoms
- Eidolon
- Aliens: Colonial Marines
No.197721
Anonymous
>>197707

Was there something inaccurate about my statement?
No.197722
Anonymous
Replies:>>197726
https://www.deusex.com/news/aypo-cancelled
No.197723
Anonymous
Replies:>>197727
>>197719
>>197720
There's shitty games at every price range. Doesn't mean we have to praise mediocre games just because they're cheap and were made quickly. If anything, devs like Platinum should be held at a higher standard because we know they can do much, much better.
No.197724
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
I’m not prone to promoting Kickstarter projects and all, but this one…

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/143870832/home-free-0

…I’d actually give money to this one if I could.
No.197725
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
The Red Cyclone Returns! — Zangief is confirmed for Street Fighter V!

//youtube.com/watch?v=MQxJVh9iJq0youtube thumb
No.197726
Anonymous
>>197722
That's good to hear.
No.197727
Anonymous
>>197723

though part of that we are dealing with Activsion and Nick both who don't really give much in the way of funds for those kinda games. Overall it was a solid bending combat system which is what Platinum is known for upfront. Would have been great to see a bigger world, but you work with the budget you have.

Would love a Jade Empire take on the game.
No.197728
Anonymous
>>197718
Nah, it was a good game.
No.197730
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
A Brazilian Bombshell Joins The Fight! — Famitsu accidentally leaked the existence of the third original character for Street Fighter V, Laura!

http://www.eventhubs.com/news/2015/oct/01/new-character-laura-leaked-street-fighter-5/
No.197731
Anonymous
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>>197730
Like.
No.197732
Anonymous
>>197730
Hue, they sure like slapping the Brazilian flag on characters between her, Eddy Gordo, and Lucio from Overwatch.
No.197733
Anonymous
>>197730
Man, aside from the hair her design is really bland.
No.197737
Anonymous
Replies:>>197738
>>197730
Good grief her feet are huge.
No.197738
Anonymous
>>197737
Such is Street Fighter.
No.197740
Anonymous
Replies:>>197744
That terrible terrible hair
No.197743
Anonymous
Replies:>>197744
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>people on /v/ trying to push this character as sexy just because she has the same huge boobs every other female in Street Fighter has

That hair
those feet
Into the trash it goes
No.197744
Anonymous
>>197743
>>197740
I actually kinda like the hair. It's not particularly great, but it's not the worst either and it's more memorable than anything else about her. She's not much above Ryu in terms of being interesting, and doesn't have the grandfather clause or "so bland it loops back to cool" aspect like he does.
No.197746
DudeWithMoney !SFwR6DnH/Y
I absolutely dig the hair. Sure as shit looks better than Ken's.
No.197749
Anonymous
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More info was revealed about Xcom 2.

Is that not a game anyone is into on +4?
No.197753
Anonymous
It is, just not heard much since Snake Tits and the new flying base.
No.197754
T4 was here
https://www.saintsrow.com/en/news/detail/article/6115/
FINNALY!
No.197755
Anonymous
Replies:>>197757
>new Assassin's Creed has a visibly transgender character
>nobody in the game seems to care so far, even though it's set in fucking Victorian England
uwotm8
On the other hand, at least he doesn't look like a stereotypical cis man with the "transgender" label slapped on in post during a time when such technology didn't exist. Contrary to what a lot of trans headcanoners seem to think, you can only do so much appearance-wise without hormones and surgery, so a trans man in a pre-1900s setting would still have periods, lack of facial hair, and need stuff like binders to hide his breasts and the like, not look like Superman or with a fanny (is there a word for this that's not as gauche as "cuntboy"?).
No.197757
Anonymous
Replies:>>197758
>>197755
>(is there a word for this that's not as gauche as "cuntboy"?)
FtM?
No.197758
Anonymous
>>197757
I think they mean the "Superman with a fanny" part specifically.
No.197759
Anonymous
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So the playable demo for Indivisible just came out, and I had a lot of fun with it, though things are too hectic to really pay attention to the artwork. Thoughts?
No.197760
Anonymous
Replies:>>197787
Looks like Platinum redeemed themselves with Transformers.
No.197787
Anonymous
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>>197760

Redeemed themselves from Korra, I take it is what you mean, the $20 game that while short had extremely tight gameplay and a fantastic combat system that seamlessly allows you to cycle between using all four elements?

No yeah I can see how they would need to be redeemed from that, what a tragedy that was.