Before I get into the Sword Art hype

  • Topic Archived
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation Vita
  3. Before I get into the Sword Art hype

User Info: XCrossYZ

XCrossYZ
2 years ago#1
- will it be only digital?
- what game from the GCN/PS2/Xbox ere would you say it's comparable to
- optional bosses?
- does it have a cliche anymore story that would put me off, or is the action RPG style enough to make me look past that?

Thanks for the answers mates.
Skoo Skoo Skoo
Ooooo ooooo oooooo oooo #basedgod

User Info: yukito

yukito
2 years ago#2
XCrossYZ posted...
- will it be only digital?
- what game from the GCN/PS2/Xbox ere would you say it's comparable to
- optional bosses?
- does it have a cliche anymore story that would put me off, or is the action RPG style enough to make me look past that?

Thanks for the answers mates.


-digital only in NA and EU. The Chinese release has Engrish is you really, really want physical
-probably .hack?
-lots of optional content in general, including bosses, quests, dating some of the characters, you can even help out NPCs to level and keep them from dying in boss encounters (I think the only reward for this is a trophy for not letting anyone die)
-no clue
To be fun fun fun, mirror world - Baby burn burn burn, stand by my side.
-Yusketeers

User Info: Trigger99X

Trigger99X
2 years ago#3
^ this

User Info: natchu96

natchu96
2 years ago#4
The characters are faithfully represented from both the anime and LN points of view. The plot itself . . . well, it's textbook SAO really, not much else to say. Though you don't see the Aincrad plot move on very often and the Hollow Area plot takes a bit of exploring to finish (so it's still rather spaced out. Just less).

All the blushing and blatant crushes might be too much though.

But the combat itself is pretty good, I assure you. Anybody who says it's button mashing likely did not get far. Mashing O will be a decent solution for maybe an hour or two but will quickly get you killed once you finally stop fighting those trash mobs outside the first few towns.
"Whoa, is that a scythe?""It's also a customizable high-impact sniper rifle!"
-Ruby Rose, bragging to classmates at age 15, RWBY

User Info: XCrossYZ

XCrossYZ
2 years ago#5
Damn the digital thing is a deal killer. I didn't play .hack for long, borrowed it from a friend and gave it back cuz that game was huge! But again if it takes up too much storage that would kill the deal. Not saying I thought .hack was bad, just that I had a lot of games ATM so I wouldn't be able to invest time on it (Monster Hunter and FF12 took mots of my PS2 gameplay at the time)
Skoo Skoo Skoo
Ooooo ooooo oooooo oooo #basedgod

User Info: Deimos259

Deimos259
2 years ago#6
natchu96 posted...
The characters are faithfully represented from both the anime and LN points of view. The plot itself . . . well, it's textbook SAO really, not much else to say.


Oh

Not buying it then
This is serious hee-ho, remember that.
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Pontos

User Info: GigaDogqHD

GigaDogqHD
2 years ago#7
One other point to make as I was thinking of importing the physical version. SInce PSN is region locked you wont be able to get the supposedly free DLC that adds 30+ hours.
There are three types of people on GameFAQS...those that agree with me, those that are wrong, and those that are insane

User Info: XCrossYZ

XCrossYZ
2 years ago#8
GigaDogqHD posted...
One other point to make as I was thinking of importing the physical version. SInce PSN is region locked you wont be able to get the supposedly free DLC that adds 30+ hours.


Wait wuuuu
Skoo Skoo Skoo
Ooooo ooooo oooooo oooo #basedgod

User Info: hustlin_pimpste

hustlin_pimpste
2 years ago#9
Ok, derailment time. I have NEVER played any of the .hack games and would love to try one.

I have: PS4, PC+Shield, Vita, 360 (do have a lot of other older machines but would rather leave them in their boxes tbh) so what chance do I have of experiencing one of them?

If any, which one, etc? Cheers.
CHEEKI BREEKI!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh_p20lHqtA

User Info: Darkstorm16

Darkstorm16
2 years ago#10
I just wonder how much memory will I need to prepare for this.
Nintendo Network/PSN: Desertking24/Steam:Desertking23
Currently playing: Ultima 2 (PC)/Yugioh wc 2011 (DS)
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation Vita
  3. Before I get into the Sword Art hype

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived