Why did they hack up Killer Instinct?
KID VID posted...
How long was this game in development before it was released? Wasn't it like 8-10 months or something? I think they did an amazing job on such a short notice. You can't beat this for $20. I myself got the $40 version because I've always wanted that Classic arcade port.
This. Plus the game is surprisingly deep. And usually when you lose you get a feeling of "yeah, that was my fault, I did something wrong/stupid" instead of "ugh this is BS, game is broken"
leathelj posted...sonicteam2k1 posted...bessy67 posted...Yeah, I really don't see what is so illogical about liking a good game that only costs $20. I feel like hating on a good game that only costs $20 just because it "only" has 6 very well balanced fighters with 2 more coming is more illogical to be honest.
Final Showdown is $15 because it's a port of a game made in 2007.
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Virtua fighter I fing generic and boring since the beginning years ago. This game is fun and the characters are interesting and artistic.
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Games have been delisted left and right lately on 360/PS3, often without warning. There is a very dark side to digital and it's happening now, not theoretically in the future.
Not left and right. A very small percentage of games. On top of that, delisted games are still available to any buyers.
It's like telling people children aren't worth having because a very small percentage have Downs Syndrome. Outliers don't define the trend.
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enjoy your early access game
Early access to a game when the license is held by Microsoft? Maybe you misunderstand how reality works...but PS4 will see Killer Instinct the same day Halo launches on Sony's console.
People's problem with Killer Instinct is the small cast and lack of modes correct?
However, if you look at it a bit differently then it isn't so bad. New fighters don't tend to launch with 20+ characters. It's often a smaller number. Usually 11 or 12. That's only four more characters max than what KI has. I know it's not a new franchise so I can see why people want more right away. But for those who are new, 8 fighters to start with isn't too bad a number.
The lack of modes is harder to defend. Virtua Fighter's lack of modes is because that game is an arcade fighter through and through. When they brought that to consoles they wanted to replicate that experience. I'm not sure on KI's reason for it, but playing online is what I spend my time doing with fighters so to me at least, it's not too big of a concern.
Not saying that devs weren't rushed or lazy or what have you. But these negatives aren't as bad as people would lead you t believe.
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"Incomplete" or not, if they had released a disc version with just the initial content I would have bought it. I'm guessing I'm not alone.
same reason The Hobbit, a book that is smaller than any of the Lord of The Rings books, got split up into 3 movies
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Since we are talking fighters, then here is one that proves your wrong. XBL release of Ultamate Mortal Kombat III was yanked down from the market place with no warning shortly after Midway went belly up and WB got NR. Fast forward and the release of MK1-3 comes out for the same price however if you wanted it you still had to pay full price even if you owned the UMKIII game that was pulled down and de-listed even from the download history.
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