Why are the battles in 2D?

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3 years ago#1
Why can't they be in 3D? It's 2012, for crying out loud!
3 years ago#2
With 2D battle they can focus more on making the game bigger instead of making it prettier.
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3 years ago#3
We can fight 12 demons at onces plus the 4 models on you side which makes 16 models on screen, tell me how the f*** thats a good thing if they were 3d? I don't want to waste that much time on 1 battle to wait for all those models to do their thing.
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3 years ago#4
guys above me explained it very well.
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3 years ago#5
Because 2D battles allow us to see what the artist wanted us to see, instead of a polygonal representation. And 3DS' 3D looks better when applied to 2D sprites.
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3 years ago#6
-Design choice
-More enemies can be on screen instead of just 3-4 demons
-Battle system would be more fast paced
-Throw back for SMT1, 2, if..., and SJ fans
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3 years ago#7
Tc gone, what was the point then if he wasn't going to check the reasons why? or maybe he did come back and understood why after we posted.
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3 years ago#8
Lelouch71 posted...
-Design choice
-More enemies can be on screen instead of just 3-4 demons
-Battle system would be more fast paced
-Throw back for SMT1, 2, if..., and SJ fans


DDS had to do 3 per side because anymore would be hard right? I think Nocturne slowed down at some point with some models but I'm not sure about that.
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3 years ago#9
AcidRainLee posted...
Why can't they be in 3D? It's 2012, for crying out loud!


I was blown away by the visuals until I saw the battle sequences. It looks good, but I don't think it'll hold a candelabra to Nocturne. It'll be like the godfather part 3. Still very watchable, but missing Robert Duvall.

Voice acting + SMT = Eurghhhhghiegh
3 years ago#10
i'm more annoyed that the game has first person battles now THATS a relic of the past
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