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5 years ago#1
I don't know why, but FPS games these days barely have any boss battles at all. Even the "final boss" in some games go down just like any goon. I think Serious Sam, Crysis, and Turok (the recent one) are the only FPS out there right now that has bosses that almost put up a fight. Serious Sam ends every level with a boss. I know you guys mentioned bosses, but please have more than 1 or 2 occasional bosses (see Crysis). Use Contra or Sin & Punishment as an inspiration instead.
5 years ago#2
Boss battles are old school. Although I prefer extremely intense fire fights against other "soldiers" or elite special ops over ridiculously powerful boss battles, they do still have their place when done right.
5 years ago#3
What's wrong with old school? Not to hip for your generation?
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5 years ago#4
Leviathan is a good enough boss for me
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5 years ago#5
As long as you can fight the leviathan or something else in invasion mode...
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5 years ago#6
Boss battles have a place:

1. They are a good break in the game flow. It's not only typically a prolonged fight but more strategic as well.

2. They are memorable. I loved the Krieger fight in Far Cry, which sticks with me far more than a constant stream of soldiers.

3. They often are key developments in the story.
5 years ago#7

DarkShadowsRage posted...
What's wrong with old school? Not to hip for your generation?
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Nothing is wrong with old school, as long as you are playing an old school game.

5 years ago#8

From: psychobrew | #002
Boss battles are old school


Cause nearly all of the current gen games have no bosses right? Oh right...
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5 years ago#9
Wolfenstein had some fun bosses. And for that matter, fun enemies.

Howabout some enemies where you have to take them out by shooting specific pieces of them one at a time? That's fun.
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