1. bytor

    OP bytor GBAtemp Regular
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    I thought this was probably the best place to start this thread. I, like so many others, have managed to 'obtain by other means' the leaked ISO of Red Steel 2...and it is without any doubt in my mind the best game available (or soon to be available lol) for the Wii, including first party titles. This game needs to be bought.

    The swing detection, the finishing moves, the special powers and the weapon upgrades work really well, particularly the finishing moves. The Bearded One said in an interview a while back that he wanted to create a sword fighting game that made the gamer feel like a badass, and he's certainly succeeded.

    Graphically it's right up there with Super Mario Galaxy in that it doesn't look like a Wii game. The sound and the music are also top-notch.

    This game deserves to be bought - pre-order it right now!!!
     
  2. TheWon

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    I was gonna buy it, but cash isn't exactly flowing. Although I do have $100 coming in sometime soon... Oh well, that's going towards a PS3 or something.

    It's a great game and I'd even recommend buying it. Still, it's not even out for another week, the temptation to pirate it is too great for anyone, myself included. By the time it is released, odds are you'll have finished it and not really be interested in buying it.

    But I do hope they pursue a Red Steel 3 with similar controls/setting/style.
     
  4. WiiShizzza

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    You're absolutely right! That game is best in graphics and wiimote motion and everything!
    That's why I pre ordered it already.

    But your topic is definitely in the wrong Section. Should be in the games section....

    also I'm almost sure nintendo and ubisoft will hunt down GEHENNA like they did with Kongnutz for uploading NSMB...
    GEHENNA go and hide yourself...
     
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    That my friend is why a good amount of Wii games die! Hell I'm a pirated too, but every game that deserves to be bought I by! Even after I played the hell out of it. I have videos to back my claim!
     
  6. giantpune

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    i say the graphics are great. it looks like madworld, but with more colors than just red and yellow. and the movies are also beautiful. gameplay isnt too great, though. it is very linear. as in - there is a very strict path that you walk through during the game. there is little room for the player to make decisions and alter the game. every time you play it, it will flow in the exact same order.

    also is the conflict between the dual use of the wiimote. you point to the sides of the screen to turn left and right. you also have to swing the wiimote like a sword. so how the hell are you supposed to swing the wiimote like a sword while still pointing at the screen so you dont turn around while you're fighting?
     
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    nsmb and this are worth buying, great games!
     
  8. Guild McCommunist

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    ...Have you played the game? You don't move while fighting because the game locks on to baddies when you swap to sword. You can then move around with the nunchuck. As for linearity, less, it's slightly linear, but side missions have you going around the town doing stuff like destroying wanted posters or turning on satellite towers. It's not incredibly linear like most games, but it still isn't any Castlevania or Metroid in that respect. As for the "making decisions to alter the game" thing, name one first person shooter that does that? There's not a lot of games that allow you to alter the course of events. There's a few, like KOTOR and Mass Effect (I though Mass Effect could), but not many.
     
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    Stylistically, the game reminds me a lot of Borderlands. Maybe that's why I like it...
     
  10. giantpune

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    try walking around town and break open all the crap to get money. all the trash bags that are sitting on the ground, you have to point at the bottom of the screen and make yourself look at the ground to see them. then quickly try to swing the wiimote without looking up too high or else your swing will miss the damn thing.
     
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    maybe a bit off topic, but any chance to create a blood patch for the game ?
    I mean it is 18+ in germany. so why no blood...
     
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    +1 for that. and also a cussing patch. with it looking as much like madworld as it does, i got in the mood to hear some gratuitous cussing.
     
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    When you approach the crap to certain distance, a yellow mark will appears just above the crap indicating that your view is locked so that you can swing your sword without disturbing the view.
     
  14. Am0s

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    game developers who make games of this high in quality definatley need support.
     
  15. bytor

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    Was in the right section imo, it was where those that like to pirate games post. Bit of a daft decision to move it really.
     
  16. Hadrian

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    I'm buying it, had a lot of fun with the game and its one of those I'll go back to.

    A lot of time has gone into this game and Ubisoft will want to see some good sales from that otherwise they'll keep giving us Lets Dance.
     
  17. crook

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    I see no need in pirating Wii games. they are so cheap. if you live in Europe just import them from the UK. They're like half the price there and once you finished them just sell them on ebay and you actually have more money than before.
     
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    I liked the swordplay in Sports Resort a lot better personally. Nais game so far, but not really what I hoped for. Seems bigN is our last hope for a serious 1:1 sword fighting game, aside from techdemos with cute characters [​IMG] Really hope to see at least one game of this kind in the remaining lifetime of the wii, as short as it may be.
     
  19. cacildo

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    Its a pretty nice game and everybody should buy it

    Except me. I live in a far away land, and if i try to buy this game ill probably have to pay at least 120 Us dollars for it.

    That´s why i get Wii isos for free.

    HEre´s a little free sample of my review of the game

    Yeah, i know it sounds like i hated, but it got a high score.
     
  20. terminal_illness

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    yar har fiddle dee dee being a pirate is alright with me. do what you want, cuz a pirate is free. YOU ARE A PIRATE.

    heh

    red steel 2 kicks ass. i agree with you tho PUNE about the looking down and smashing plastic bags, and swinging wiimote while not locked on to something
     
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