Fighting Game genre.... I'm excited

#1Cowboy082288Posted 10/16/2013 4:53:02 PM
Ok I love fighting games. Been playing them since the original SF2 in arcades. As arcades died and console games took over the fighting genre was in trouble. But SF4 changed all that, capcom made fighting genre relevant to the modern gamer. Part of that was because they made online play not so difficult/incompetent as it had been in previous fighters.

MS is saying dedicated servers for everything (cloud service really). If this gets applied to fighting games then well.... I'm sold. I know you FPS fans like your dedicated stuff, but for fighting games it's not just a nicety, it's a must have. Fighting games really heavily on timing and frames, making it an equal playing field to me is a huge thing for online play.

All that being said, nothing will ever beat standing at the same arcade and going at it with a 'live' person :)))))))
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#2danl0134Posted 10/16/2013 4:55:54 PM
Agreed. I mostly lost interest in fighting games this generation because of the huge emphasis on online play, and the latency for online fighting games killed it for me. Hopefully dedicated servers are implemented into fighting games so that the playing field is more level.
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#3TrueSephir0thPosted 10/16/2013 5:42:58 PM
I think fghting games are more fun in arcades, 25-50 cents to play a few rounds with your friend. Theyre entirely one dimensional. KI being pushed as anything "next gen" is kinda laughable
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#4QuBixPosted 10/16/2013 6:16:18 PM
I want SF5 on Xbox One/PS4!!!! 3rd strike animation and something similar in gameplay would make me cry. But ya, dedicated servers would make the whole online thing that much better when it comes to fighting games.
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#5joshl94Posted 10/16/2013 6:23:41 PM
TrueSephir0th posted...
Theyre entirely one dimensional.


LOL
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#6SilentS89Posted 10/16/2013 6:26:00 PM
I like fighting games too. Not a big fan of online gaming though.
#7Cowboy082288(Topic Creator)Posted 10/16/2013 6:40:15 PM
joshl94 posted...
TrueSephir0th posted...
Theyre entirely one dimensional.


LOL


lmfao I know
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#8ssj5goku2005Posted 10/16/2013 7:23:25 PM
Just gimme Mortal Kombat 10 and I'll be happy
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#9TPZmikezPosted 10/16/2013 7:58:53 PM
QuBix posted...
I want SF5 on Xbox One/PS4!!!! 3rd strike animation and something similar in gameplay would make me cry. But ya, dedicated servers would make the whole online thing that much better when it comes to fighting games.


I remember them saying we'd have to wait until 2016-17...
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#10PsychoDrama1Posted 10/16/2013 8:15:32 PM
Dedicated servers are going to benefit fighting games the most imo. Hopefully some more fighters get announced, because KI looks like the worst fighting game i've seen in years. It's mind boggling to me that so many on this board seem to want it.
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