@MitchyD: "I love Persona (only SMT games I've ever played), SMTIV lacks soul"

#1Rurouni720Posted 7/10/2013 10:01:42 AM(edited)
https://twitter.com/MitchyD/status/354998610577985536

yeah, the mainline SMT games are pretty much the opposite of Persona. they lack soul, because it's all about that dungeon crawl.


LOL @ the responses to this.
#2CrisisOfFatePosted 7/10/2013 10:00:33 AM
He reminded me why I hate IGN
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#3Genericgamer667Posted 7/10/2013 10:00:44 AM
Mitchy is dousing himself in gasoline here
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#4HonzouPosted 7/10/2013 10:00:52 AM
Bet he only played P3 and P4.

Give him P1 and P2 and hear him cry.
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#5HermeticJusticePosted 7/10/2013 10:01:40 AM
the responses are even better, LOL

even if that was the case, what happened to reviewing game objectively
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#6TwilightEchoesPosted 7/10/2013 10:16:21 AM(edited)
"Soulless characters, inconsistent systems..."

Thank God this guy isn't reviewing the game. He does not understand that the characters are supposed to be ideological representations for the MC, or the gameplay at all for that matter.

But I guess he can't appretiate a game with mature themes that don't spoon-feed the player with friendship-flavored speeches. Or dungeons designed outside of a random procedural program. Or deep gameplay systems that don't get distracted by cutscenes and social sims. He wants Persona.

I like Persona, but he's judging the game off completely wrong expectations.
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#7kylemcauliffe15Posted 7/10/2013 10:10:03 AM
I think Nocturne had a surrealistic disconnect that can be taken as "soullessness." And I loved every minute of it.
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#8SMTFan123Posted 7/10/2013 10:12:13 AM
kylemcauliffe15 posted...
I think Nocturne had a surrealistic disconnect that can be taken as "soullessness." And I loved every minute of it.


Yeah, that game was just hardcore. But being the sissy I am, I took the neutral route...

And anyways, this guy is a pathetic gamer, if you could even call him one...
#9Quite_WhittlePosted 7/10/2013 10:29:21 AM
"I only played an hour or two of Shin Megami Tensei IV and I definitely did not get it."

Really?
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#10therandomguy1Posted 7/10/2013 10:43:25 AM
Isn't he that same guy who wrote that terrible Double Dragon Neon review?