No More Heroes Going Multi-Platform after Desperate Struggle!

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Rock Raiyu, Jul 4, 2009.

  1. Rock Raiyu

    Rock Raiyu Clock Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    United States
    Walking the path of heaven

    No More Heroes for Xbox 360 and/or Playstation 3 confirmed?

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  2. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone
    This news was already posted. And as long as it also has Wii versions, I'm happy. The game is one of the best I've played in a while but seems to be ignored. It can be quite hard to bring a hardcore, violent, M-rated title to the family-friendly Wii. Seeing it on the Xbox and see a rise in popularity would be great for the series.
  3. jan777

    jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

    Jan 4, 2008
    is it multi platform or changing platforms?

    well, bye bye NMH, you will probably be well received by the "core" bullshitters
  4. Domination

    Domination GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 28, 2008
    Your Mum
    If it uses Natal, it would be hilarious.
  5. XtremeCore

    XtremeCore GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 22, 2009
    United States
    Maybe it's just me, but I still finds that the control scheme works better on Wii than PS360
  6. 754boy

    754boy :D

    Oct 24, 2002
    United States
    Lmao @ "to expand possibilities"....... Thats just developer slang for cashing in on new motion technologies [​IMG]
  7. Law

    Law rip ninjacat that zarcon made me

    Aug 14, 2007
    I wonder if Suda realises that if he wants to release a game on the 360/PS3, he'll probably have to update his art style, otherwise "core" gamers won't like it because it isn't ultrarealistic.

    I really hope Suda doesn't drop the cel shaded sytle though, it's pretty much always been his thing.
  8. CockroachMan

    CockroachMan Scribbling around GBATemp's kitchen.

    Jan 14, 2006
    Considering the time they are taking to make NMH2..

    The third game shouldn't come before 2012.. who knows how the market will be by then! [​IMG]
  9. DeMoN

    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

    May 12, 2004
    United States
    Not really surprised at this. It seems to happen to Nintendo a lot.
  10. DSGamer64

    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

    Nov 9, 2007
    A cold cold place
    That would be retarded too. Looks like NMH2 is going to be Wii exclusive and after that it will be a multiplatform franchise. It's just going to wind up being a GTA clone though without the Wii controls, similar sandbox concept just with different art and stuff. It doesn't help though that the game got absolutely jack all for marketing on TV, at least not much at all here in Canada and could have sold so much better were it actually getting TV time over the shitty Wii Fit commercials and all of the soccer mom type games. Also, there was probably pressure from the publisher to make it more profitable in the future, which is why it would go multiplatform.
  11. War

    War Take it easy~

    Oct 26, 2007
    I don't think this means that we will be getting any of the NMH games on PS360. It just means that there's a possibility that the next NMH AFTER DS will be multi-plat.
  12. Cablephish

    Cablephish Show me...

    Apr 23, 2008
    It's like Nintendo is a guy getting ditched by a girl who wants an open relationship, Suda being the girl. Anyway, what Law was saying about Suda dropping his art style, I doubt that'll happen. I remember hearing of the gameplay being erratic on the Wii version of No More Heroes. If they do start making the game on PS3 and 360, it won't have that same problem, and imagine how smoothly the game would play. Anyway, I'm excited for this. Never got to play either of the No More Heroes games. Too bad the Wii isn't more powerful.
  13. DSGamer64

    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

    Nov 9, 2007
    A cold cold place
    There was never anything wrong with No More Heroes on the Wii, it just could have been so much better had Suda not jacked around with the game and put in gimmick additions and just made the sword controls fluid motion instead of limiting which way your weapon goes since you basically get only a few different motions of attacks instead of being able to attack in whatever direction you swing the Wiimote. Plus the gameplay is pretty linear and repetitive, each mission involves you killing a whole slew of guys in one area and then fighting the boss assassin who is ranked above you, until you have killed all of them. Aside from each boss having some form of unique ability, the game is highly generic and repetitive in terms of gameplay and I thought it could have been so much better then it was.
  14. shadow1w2

    shadow1w2 Still here.

    Mar 16, 2004
    United States
    I bet if NMH2 did well on the Wii and used MotionPlus controls they would probably release another for the Wii.
    It might be a little weird seeing the game forego motion controls for better graphics, but hopefully it'll still be fun in the end.

    The first NMH could have been alot better though. I think that's apart of why it didn't sell well.
    Not cause WiiFit was a big cash cow. Though releasing at the same time would hurt any game.
    Still, NMH could have had alot more polish, the Wii is definitly more capable and the overall gameplay was kinda empty. The overworld was ghostlike, minigames gave you more cash but gold medals had no point, enemies would be far and few between and never put up much challenge, side quests would be too hard and gold medals still pointless in those too, plus a story that ended on a cliff hanger of sorts and kicked all sense it made at first in the face.
    Though without a cool bike and the insane bosses and story the core gamers would probably never care about it. It would just be a generic bloody hack n slash otherwise.
    Over all the game kinda felt like a visual novel in alot of ways to me.
    Just with some hack n slashing between story elements. Oh and odd minigames...

    So ya, my point is they coulda done alot better and they only have themselves to blame.
    NMH2 should be getting alot more notice so I hope they really polish it up this time.
    Perhaps I might pre-order this one too.
    Oh and lets not forget how Ubisoft tottally jipped us on a cool comic in the US package. Cheap losers.
  15. Hillsy_

    Hillsy_ GBAtemp Regular

    Dec 4, 2007
    Seriously???? Really??? We all know the hardcore gamers pirated it and did not bother to buy it. C'mon!! Stop blaming the game.

    The same thing will happen to NMH2...

    Hopefully the 360 owners and PS3 owners will appreciate it more.