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Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Hoaxmetal, Nov 7, 2014.

  1. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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    Didn't i just argue against this point a moment ago?

    The fact it is different doesn't mean its good. And people don't have a problem with CoD games because they are all the same. They have a problem with them because they are all shit.
     
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  2. St. Toxic Arcane

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    Looks like a very random cast of characters with situational skills duking it out, so I assume actual gameplay will be a complete clusterfuck. The graphics are top notch, design seems fairly generic despite being all over the place. I probably shouldn't say anything as I'm not a big fan of moba-inspired action games to begin with. Having particular roles in a team-based fps is fine, but I long for the day when these roles are dictated by setup/pick-ups again rather than selecting a specific character. Other than the fact that it's Blizzard, it just looks like on of those f2p games that could gather a large initial community and then be forgotten by the time a similar game gets released.

    I remember playing Warcraft 2 and imagining what a future-gen sequel might be like, continuous conquest on a larger scale with battles that aren't about min-maxing and filled with interesting variables. At this point, I couldn't care less; I don't believe we'll see anything worthwhile from Blizzard.
     
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    Dat Symmetra. Although a gorilla that never asked for this is cool too.
     
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  4. Destroid Arcane

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    Agreed, the art direction here is pretty terrible, especially the clusterfuck of MMO styled multicoloured effects going off everywhere, just looks terrible.
     
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  5. Kingston Arcane

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    Looks like it could be a lot of fun, even if IMBALANCE!!!1

    Didn't watch cinematic trailer. But I'm happy to have something that isn't too serious, so the game can actually have interesting maps with castles and temples and platforms and shit, which it otherwise wouldn't because it would break teh immersion.

    I also like Blizzard's new direction of making smaller games instead of some huge project.
     
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    Samus Aran is going to be so pissed when she finds out her suit's been stolen and painted blue.
     
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    'Small' always translates into MP shit today.
     
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  8. Ovplain Arcane

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    The gameplay definitely looked fun, but it's just not my kind of game still.:S Ain't got the patience for squad-based multiplayer.
     
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  9. Destroid Arcane

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    What does that sort of game have to do with patience?
     
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  10. m_s0 Arcane

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    And those numbers are increasing:

    http://www.pcgamer.com/league-of-legends-has-made-almost-1-billion-in-microtransactions/
    Man, those devs sure are dumb.
     
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    Until they find out tons of money laundering schemes with this asian crap.
     
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  12. Azalin Arcane Patron

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    There are some interesting numbers in the article you quoted

    I didn't think the difference would be that huge considering that DOTA 2 is the most popular online game in Steam and Hearthstone is pretty big too,of course like they said in the article those are numbers from the pc market only so Hearthstone might be getting quite a few millions from the mobile versions
     
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  13. abija Liturgist

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    Yeah, clean levels with toned down colors and vibrant ones for players and their skills, what could be more wrong. It's like the devs want you to easily distinguish what is going on. The outrage...

    BTW, fast paced shooters with 6+ players ARE clusterfucks by default, nothing to do with MMOs. It's been this way since goold old Q3/UT days including the color of skins/projectiles which need to be easy to see.
     
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  14. Zeriel Arcane

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    I thought it was obvious this is 99% cancelled Titan assets. Blizzard is slow. There's no way they just conjured up a whole prototype this advanced out of the blue, and there was zero implication they were working on anything big other than Titan in this area.

    It's old hat, too. "Blockbuster game of huge scope repurposed into a disposable arena shooter" is starting to become a trope. First there was Nosgoth. Now this. I'm sure there's more I'm missing.

    I might have played a new Blizzard MMO but my interest level in this is approximately zero.
     
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  15. abija Liturgist

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    Look at some Firefall concept art and ingame character avatars, hell of a coincidence...
     
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  16. Machocruz Arcane

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    Animu + CalArts style = two of the worst things that happened to western character design rolled into one legume studded log of shit.
     
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  17. St. Toxic Arcane

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    But in this case, if you actually want to play at a semi-competitive level, you need to know what's going on and what the characters you're facing might be up to. TF2 has a practically self-explanatory system in place, but this... For instance, what was the purpose of the rotating-balls character from MGS? Was that gameplay trailer the full extent of the character's specialization? You can't seriously be comparing this to UT/Quake.
     
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  18. Israfael Arcane

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    When Metzen said that this game makes him 'channel his inner 6 year old', i shuddered... I love TF2, but i really doubt blizzard would be able to copy it and keep the balance right, considering what's happened in WoW PVP for the last 5 years or so...
     
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  19. Zeriel Arcane

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    At least unlike WoW they won't be able to trot out the "lol we don't care about pvp balance" excuse. Will be interesting to see what go-to excuse they use in a game that is exclusively PVP.
     
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  20. Luka-boy Arcane

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    I'll pass.

    Also the word "Overwatch" is being used a lot lately in games and it reminds me of Space Hulk every single time I hear it.
    http://youtu.be/FAMv5gN7u94?t=43s
     
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    How many hats do they plan to make available at launch?
     
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  22. Renegen Arcane

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    It's sad how bad taste asians have, Dungeon Fighter is complete shit and Crossfire I believe is some bad CS P2W ripoff.
     
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  23. abija Liturgist

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    Erm what? Excuse was already used :D It's the same bypass used by fighter games, you can pick anything hence hero balance is desirable but not mandatory.
     
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  24. bloodlover Arcane

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    And here I am still hoping for Wacraft 4 :rage:
     
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