actually, i want a feature where you can give a little "nice going" to your friends online while playing. so maybe they can slip in a feature, where in multiplayer, you can just melee attack your teammates and it will be sent as a high 5 or something lol...or maybe a little tap on the bu- ... nevermind >_>
I personally would like it to be 6, but with a little different mechanics than just pressing a button. I'd make them a little faster, I'd add a tiny bit of hit stun, and I'd make the Ariel melee and the grounded melee different animations.
And I'd make it so you could string them together ( a long with shots from you weapon ) in different ways which could end in a third melee animation, which would be twice as powerful.
So it would actually be 6 normal melee attacks. 5 if you combo'd them together. 4 if you were able to land shots between the attack animations. and 3 possibly if you were able to land head shots.
That sounds funner to me, because instead of pressing a button a few times, I'm pressing buttons like crazy and doing all this stuff, and making sure I get it right. And then I get the reward of the kill on top of that.
And, melee really isn't or shouldn't be something you use on somebody with full health to take them all the way to 0 anyway.