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Ben's Week In Review: February 8

It's the first week since the middle of December where we didn't have any snow, so that's a bonus. Doesn't mean the Z can move much because the warm weather has melted the snow, turning the roads into water and mud pits, but...whatever. Onwards.

It's the "RE5 feels like RE" argument...

Oddly enough, the debate concerning the return of the traditional "tank controls" in Resident Evil 5 doesn't seem to center on quality or accessibility. It seems to revolve around the concept of whether or not we want RE5 to "feel like" all the other REs. The logical school of thought says that regardless of tradition, this is a new generation, and Capcom can do better if they choose to. Hence, there's no excuse for the continuance of those old-fashioned controls. But then there are the survival/horror purists, who remain stoic in the belief that they don't want RE5 to feel like a regular ol' third-person action game. If they implemented those mechanics, wouldn't the "survival/horror" genre basically cease to exist? Or, at the very least, wouldn't we have to say that RE5 is no longer survival/horror? Personally, after going through the demo a few times, I'm on the fence.

I really would've preferred the fluid movement of Dead Space for RE5, and that's because the atmosphere and speed of the game is different from RE4. Regular action controls simply would've worked better. On the other hand, I do understand the other argument, because it really does feel like RE...and that's not necessarily a bad thing. So I'm torn on the issue.

You know what, Valve? Don't bother with a L4D port

So the latest update is Valve's sarcastic reply to the idea that a PS3 version of Left 4 Dead is in the works. But at this point, I gotta say...I really don't care one way or the other. If I'm going to play this game - and I fully intend to at some point - I'm going to play it on the Xbox 360. Valve's continued aversion to Sony's machine means we're going to get another inferior port, and PS3 owners aren't interested in that level of mediocrity these days. We put up with it in the first year because developers still had a lot to learn, but these days, there's really no such thing as a bad 360-to-PS3 port. Most all developers simply create a game simultaneously on both platforms, so in turn, most all multiplat titles are mostly identical to each other. But L4D would not only be very late, I get the feeling it will also suck...after all, we're talking about Valve. Didn't they turn over the port duties of The Orange Box to EA? Oh yes, that worked well. And I doubt Valve could do any better.

So really, Valve, we don't care. Just don't bother. We've got more than enough games to play on the PS3, thank you very much. I'm not saying L4D is a bad game (like I said, I want to play it), but we can make do without.

Personal gaming update

So I'm still hunting Light Seeds in Prince of Persia, just because that completionist mentality has kicked in and there's no way to kill it. I've been gaming long enough to know I really can't kill it once it solidifies itself in my brain. I'm passing on Street Fighter IV and just waiting on Killzone 2, and then I will play Resident Evil 5...despite any reservations I may have about the old-school controls. Beyond that, there isn't much going on, although Sony should send me the redeem code for the PSN game Flower, which releases this week. I like those little downloadable titles; they represent pleasant diversions. I've also finally completed the Valkyria Chronicles review, and yes, I'm sorry it took so long. Major swampage at the end of last year. VC is really fantastic and while I probably won't finish it, it most certainly deserves any critical acclaim it received in 2008. Really, even if it's not quite my thing, I get it. :)

In other news...well, there really isn't other news. I didn't go out tonight 'cuz I didn't feel like it, and I won't go out next week because it's Valentine's Day. Sure, there are plenty of tipsy, "I feel sorry for myself for not having a boyfriend today" chicks at the clubs on that day, but I can't take advantage of it. I haven't sunk quite that low. Not yet, anyway.

2/7/2009 Ben Dutka

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Comments (90 posts)

LegendaryWolfeh
Saturday, February 07, 2009 @ 11:51:05 PM
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Is it really a low point to be doing that? I feel terrible now =( lol jk. anywayz. Agreed on L4D, it seems like a really fun game, but most of my friends, who almost all have 360 but have slowly but surely either buying a ps3 or selling their 360's to get one, have told me it gets boring after awhile. so I dunno. Also I think RE5 shouldn't let you run and gun, but at least let you move some amount, like a slow walk or something, I mean hell the Machette is useless unless the enemy essentially runs INTO IT.
Edit: PS wanna send me a Flower redeem code =) lol

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TroubleMaker
Saturday, February 07, 2009 @ 11:52:16 PM
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yeah that's right Ben, we ps3 owners really don't care about valve's inferior ports, let Gabe Newell AKA Gigantor stick to his "pth and xboth 360". We have alot of great ps3 exclusive games down the line.

btw love the site, it's good to see a site that is not biased against the ps3 for a change, keep up the good job :)
and i can't wait for KZ2

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Saturday, February 07, 2009 @ 11:57:34 PM

Thanks. :)

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Luan
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 9:14:43 AM

Trouble Maker, you refer to Gabe Newell as Gigantor...so...do you listen to the PSnation podcast?

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TroubleMaker
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 9:44:04 AM

yes, Luan i listen to the psnation podcast, and i saw the 100'th live show, but i am addicted to PSXextreme, it's really one of the best gaming sites out there.

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 10:52:24 AM

guess ur name id appropriate, Troblemaker. 10 posts? Where's Shadow?

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TroubleMaker
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 10:55:02 AM

@King James
i already apologized for that, i did not intentionally do it.

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Luan
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 2:01:48 PM

PSnation is a GREAT podcast...but PSXextreme is definately the best NEWS site...

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 2:48:16 PM

I no u didn't. Just messing wit ya.

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ps92117
Saturday, February 07, 2009 @ 11:58:58 PM
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re5 control are somewhat irritating for someone new to the game I also had trouble with the aming. As for valve rather annoying company, right up there with SE(though everybody hates SE vs. only us hate valve), but we got a huge party of developers and supporters so we realy don't need Gabe's face on our ps3. I am really excited bout kz2 and all the demo though short was amazingly looking. Lol I somehow stumble by a bunch of kids in home made me there friend and now they are fighting with each other and using me as a medium for message, rather funy how they get so pist at each other but damn they think I am there personal psychologist who cares bout there feelings and they won't stop talking to me.

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LegendaryWolfeh
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:19:22 AM

lol

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:37:24 AM

Tough being the village elder to the village idiots :)

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SPS3
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:30:56 AM
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RE5 should offer a patch for the "tank controls" & the purist could play as is. This is next-gen & it should feel like it! Id rate this game an 8/10!
* "Tank Controls"
* machete is useless/ not even one slash & dash combo
* Chris is built like an ox but you cant use your hands for weapons/only when your partner needs help?!

As for L4D........I havent even thought about it! Theres too much greatness coming!

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Qubex
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:06:55 AM

Well, I tried RE5 for the first time this week... meaning it is the first time I have actually played an RE5 game period... I found it difficult... I also found the angle odd... it felt the camera was to close the characters... I wanted to zoom out to make the game scene a little more comfortable for my eye... strange, but that is how I felt...

I think I will stick to Killzone 2 for now, and see what comes out later... such as Dirt 2 and the like... Looking forward to the online play on that one... GoW III and Unchartered 2 look very promising, so does Heavy Rain... so there is enough to look forward too...

Q!

"i aM HoMe"

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:45:14 AM

Damn those unchartered flights ;)

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Qubex
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 8:03:20 PM

Lol!

Q!

"i aM hOmE"

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somethingrandom
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:33:52 AM
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Off topic: I think I'm gonna have to limit the gaming intake this year lol. Don't quite have the cash this time around. It's kinda hard havin' a car when your 16 cuz insurance prices are crazy. $3000/yr for pl&pd, or $8000/yr for collision (I could buy a good used car every year for the price of collision). Kinda pisses me off that the price is basically halved for chicks.

Sorry, just need to vent sometimes :)

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Shadow_Ninja
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:42:31 AM

i feel you man. im 16 also. only im trying to get a car!

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somethingrandom
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:46:56 AM

I just got mine on Thursday. I'm not insuring it until I can get a job (hard in this economy). So, basically I have a car, but can't yet afford to drive it.

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Qubex
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:08:45 AM

Thats wierd young ones, I am in my 30's and have never had my own car... though I have the money to buy a 2 door Mercedes sports cash... issue is, in the cities where I have lived; I have never needed a car... always public transport and much cheaper!

Q!

"i aM hOMe"

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 2:29:04 AM

Welcome to that vicious Real World somethingrandom. Get ur hustle up. And work smart not hard.

@ Q
Wow, can't do that here in Texas, bro...Dallas or Houston.

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Jed
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 9:00:50 PM

I got my first car when I was 17. Insurance always sucks for young drivers. I had to work and pay for it all myself. I was always so pissed off that the rich kids got cool cars that their parents payed for, but I digress...

In a couple years I will be 25 and I think that is when the price of insurance goes down.

King James, I know what you mean, I am from midland and they JUST started the public busses around here.

I doubt I could afford insurance on a Z, at least not at my age. How do you do it Arold!!

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somethingrandom
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:19:49 PM

@Qubex
Lol, I live 10 miles from the closest town...

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InfiniteRetro
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:46:15 AM
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lol this is the only ps3 site ive come where i can call the xbox 'shoddy' and not get warned. yes, that actually did happen to me. i bet you can guess what website did it though.

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ps92117
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:50:50 AM

kotaku maybe.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:46:37 AM

PSU?

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Jed
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 9:03:12 PM

Up until a couple days ago there was a guy on here who would have given you trouble

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InfiniteRetro
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:56:29 AM
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nah psu mate

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ps92117
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:02:09 AM

really wow I don't comment there much but never thought they would be like that.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:47:33 AM

They are douchehats, I got banned from their forums for ragging on the fake mods, lolz. They even said they would hunt me down and murder me in my sleep. I say bring it, I got the swordz.

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InfiniteRetro
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:04:51 AM
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there was a thread hammering on the ps3, and i pointed out the xbox with its rrod and how 'shoddy' the hardware is. i got a warning for 'flamebaiting'. seriously they act more like a general games forum than a ps3 only forum as their name suggests.

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Naga
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 8:47:29 AM

Playstation Underground? or the PS3 Forums?
Same thing happened to me lol

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Qubex
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:11:20 AM
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Off Topic:- Don't know if anyone has seen/read about the ability now to run PS2 backups on the PS3 using SwapMagic. Seems they managed to launch PS2 games from HDD and BackUp DVD's. Nice for people who want to back up their collections. As far as I can see, this can only be done on original PS3 with the PS2 hardware in it... launch units only :)

Q!

"i aM hOMe"

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 2:26:06 AM

Sweet!!!! Thanks Q. I'll check it out.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:49:06 AM

Howd they get the PS2 games onto the HDD? Linux?

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Qubex
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 8:05:17 PM

No, but there is a tutorial that is up on the web showing how to launch your legal backups. It seems the latest firmware, v2.60 does not interfere with it... amazing. I am sure more homebrew will use this method.

Q!

"i aM hOMe"

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SerichA
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:54:34 AM
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RE5=RE4 w/shinier textures,
slightly faster and more plentiful "zombies,"
and steroids for Chris. Not to say it's bad, tho.

I wouldn't be on the fence on the "tank" controls at all. They either give you it so you can run around like a 3rd person shooter or they don't where it's (likely) more strategic and practically the same system as RE4.

And I'd go as far as saying RE isn't survival horror anyway; that's what fans say, and it makes sense because there is no survival aspect to the "horror" (constant item and ammo dropping, for example),which has turned into slaughtering masses of these zombies rather than being afraid of them in the least bit. The tension just isn't there for me in RE4, at least, and neither in the RE5 demo.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:50:14 AM

I get tense when I'm down to 2 bullets and a dozen zombies. :)

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 2:24:55 AM
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I personally don't care about the RE5 controls. I think they did it to encourage more tactical cooperative gameplay. U don't wanna be in the middle some T-virus infectees (I think that's what they're called...?), and the only way to get out of this jam is to stick together, BUT u got paired up with a "Rambo" wannabe and now u lose because of somebody else's mistakes.
Seriously, do u think u could beat Deadspace if it was co-op with a "Rambo" on ur hands????

And Valve can lick up on some Windows/xbox booty hairs for all I care. I can't stand ignorant companies. Ignoring a 21 million install base??? Smart business plan Value. *thumbs up*

My personal gaming update: I found Shadow of the Colossus in a Gamestop for $10 and I NEVER played it. So I was like "What the hell. Its suppose to be good and its only $10." So I just started it and although I gotta read subtitles (which I'm not too happy about)...its pretty sweet! Who know killing giant creatures with only a sword and some wit, could be so satisfying?
One colossus down, only...wait...how many to go????

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chilker
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 2:30:19 PM

Oh, man! I love that game--Shadow of the Colossus, I mean.

Not a fan of subtitles, though? That's all right.

Team Ico apparently created their own languages and cultures for SotC and ICO to kind of extend the mystical aura around the games. And I bet it saved them some money, too! They didn't have to do voiceovers for Japan and Voiceovers for America, and voiceovers for a bunch of countries in Europe, too! Just one fake language--it works for everyone! Haha

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 3:05:23 PM

5 Colossi down.

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Player1
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 2:43:44 AM
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King James you got a looong way to go yet. Great game.

As for the RE5 controls,i dont like em. For some reason dude felt kinda klunky. It looks like he wants to run faster but feels so slow. I dunno. I was just annoyed of how often I had to reposition myself so I wouldnt get axed. Also its kinda annoying to swap weapons/ammo/health during a swarm of enemies.
But the graphics are ill!

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vulcaroth13
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 3:18:35 AM
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I was watching a video earlier today on my xbox that talked about the controls for resident evil and it talked about the final version having 2 sets of controls. one set of controls was called action controls the other set was called traditional i think. it was a pr rep that stated this. so maybe the final version you are allowed to move and shoot.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:51:59 AM

Nope, that was the reps F-up, there will be no run and gun.

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tramp
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 3:20:58 AM
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thats really funny about the snow because here in europe,we are being hit with snow blizzards and such.
plus i hate valves childish crap,why not just say you are been pay'd off,it would be so much easier.

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fundando
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 3:36:27 AM
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RE5 game is going to be sweet as is. I doubt they will change the control system so GET OVER IT.

L4D meh I have it on pc and yeah who cares but why not port it.

How can you skip street fighter? I guess you don't have any friends.
I just got to chapter 8 on Valkyria CH and this game is sweet.

Every weekly update you try to come off as a would be ladies man............well

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 8:48:37 PM

...if you think I ever once sounded like a "ladies man" in any update ever, you've REALLY misinterpreted the words.

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www
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 5:16:51 AM
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I got a feelin' ppl who wanna skip Re5 are just SCARED and blamin' it on the tank controls.

PoP,i still can't finish cause my mentality says its boring.I've started Gears 2 again.

Yea am skippin' SFIV fo sho',why?
I realised i just brought in SCIV n got in a way borin' quickly though i do play it once in a while.
There's just somethin' about fightin' games.......they get borin' pretty quick.

Killzone2,errrrrr.......the demo didn't give me enough reason to pick it up like Re5 did,but i'll see.

Another Reason why digital download is annoyin':I downloaded Re5 demo on XBL first,now
i downloaded it on ps3 to compare graphics,i tried to install it but got an error message,so i deleted it, downloaded the second time n guess what? another error.

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ec0li
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 6:15:12 AM

I can't see much of a difference between the 360 and PS3 versions of ResEvil5.

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www
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 8:20:18 AM

oh really?
I still wanna see it for myself though.

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Aftab
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:02:41 PM

If you find fighting games get boring quick, it means you're not learning (timing, defense strategies, combos, baiting, confusion tactics etc). Fighting games, imo, rank highest in replayability, which has become my problem with them in general. They would eat too much of my time, and as I get older, I feel like of less time to "waste", which is why I've given up on them.

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www
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 3:59:06 PM

Aftab it's true am not learnin' but really there isn't enough time.In sciv if you're learnin' moves in practice u always have to pause the game to see over 100 moves,pick one,exit pause,do the move....u repeat these same steps to learn each move,so tedious.I don't have that time.
Am not even done wid PoP.

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fundando
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 5:32:43 PM

Yeah I will say I got bored with SCIV quickly. Street fighter games are more about timing and whatever kind of tech the game has. The main thing is me and my friends have always played street fighter and the replay value will be in wanting to kick their asses.

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Sir Shak
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 7:49:06 AM
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For those who have played killzone2 : I heard the game causes motion sickness . Really want to know because I used to get motion sickness as a kid while playing wolf 3d which ruined the whole experience .

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www
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 10:10:21 AM

i don't think so,depends on you.

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Sir Shak
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:30:49 AM

Maybe as a child I could have been prone to it.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:56:16 AM

The menu gave me motion sickness because it seemed to have trouble adjusting itself to my TV, but in-game everything was fine.

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Sir Shak
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:04:34 PM

Maybe you were too busy getting KILLZOWNED to notice .

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 3:04:11 PM

That menu is a little crazy. I was playing with my eyes. I don't get motion sickness but I think u'll be in trouble with that menu, Shak.

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Sir Shak
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 3:43:44 PM

I hope it's nothing a few headshots won't fix .

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fundando
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 5:33:52 PM

did you guys notice you could tinker with the menu using sixaxis?

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Qubex
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 8:08:04 PM

Guys, the effects on the menu blurring out, jolting and changing colour slightly is intended... there is nothing wrong with your monitors... it has been coded that way!

Q!

"i Am HoMe"

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Robochic
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 9:19:44 AM
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@shak_44 I played the beta for Killzone2 I didn't get sick at all but my sickness is from really quick up close movements like the spiderman movies can't watch those at all with out fainting and couldn't play mirrors edge either without fainting but nothing in killzone2 made me sick at all. I would try the demo first if you can and see or rent before you buy just incase.
As for the RE5 i can't wait, i don't mind the controls but RE is not a franchise of shoot'm up game, it's a strategic horror zombie game always has been, i see this game doing very well i have seen the reviews haven't seen anything lower than a 9/10 :)

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www
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 10:18:50 AM

Yea i think i can cope wid da controls.
I just played thru the demo on ma 360 again n this a lil trick i discovered.

Like Ben said before,"keep your distance".Move back whiles the enemy is approachin',aim, shoot out about 2-3 bullets,move back a bit n repeat the steps/press A while holdin' back on the left stick to U-turn n run to extend your distance.
I almost killed the big scythe wieldin' exec until he massacred Sheva,no checkpoints,it loads the main menu back n i quickly lose interest.
On the real,Sheva can sometimes be a hindrance to progress.
I hope you don't roll wid her for long in the final game.
I also feel it will be easier wid the dualshock 3 than 360's controller.

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TroubleMaker
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:07:11 AM
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I apologize again for the "spam" posts, even though i did not intentionally do it, and sorry for the bad first impression. :(

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Sir Shak
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:28:15 AM

happens to everyone
you just need to give the submit button a second or two.

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SPS3
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:27:52 PM

@ TroubleMaker.......... Thats cool. My first post was 51 strong!!! No one informed me about the the slow response.

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vicious54
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:48:16 AM
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I going to skip RE5, played the demo and I didn't think it was that great. I'm not sure I'm going to pickup SF4 either. KZ2 is going to get all my attention.

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K ASH
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:54:09 AM
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? If u were the creator of Re5 would u emplement run and gun. I certainly would not, if i wanted to keep the survival part of the game. I would not want to c people chasing zombies in my survival, i want see them running around trying to find a place where they could pick them of easily. I agree with the fact that the system is old & needs an upgrade that will still keep the suspense & survival aspects. N.b i did not like RE4 & DEADSPACE the 1st time i played them but i got used the controls. So dont downplay Re just cause ur not used to it. 4 those who finished or are playing Deadspace there is realy no reason to skip this one except 4 $£ reasons because RE will offer a more entertaining journey than empty deadspace. Uncharted > Gears in entertainment. I believe i overspent my 2cent.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:03:15 PM
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World weighs in: I'm a purist, listen children if you want Gears with Zombies RE5 isn't gonna do it for you. While I also enjoyed the fluid movements of Dead Space I think there is something to be said for tradition. (Gimme turn based RPGs again too) Believe it or not some people still want the bad tank controls with prerendered scenes and UP IS FORWARD kind of stuff from RE1-3, I look at this scheme as the spiritual successor. There is still plenty of survival because lets face it until you get the hang of it you will die a lot.

Okay so the demo was nice but not dazzling (Most aren't) but like KZ2 I think the adjustment period where you begin the game will be in there just like in the true beginning of RE4.

Finally, while Sheva was useful sometimes her AI wasn't fantastic and frankly I hate taking care of a partner (I'd make a bad cop) So yeah that's about it.

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www
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 4:03:42 PM

Sheva can be a headache sometimes, for real.

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Sir Shak
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:07:31 PM
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I think I will pass on RE5 , never played the others so atmost it will be a rent .
By the way , when is MafiaII coming out ?

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 2:58:52 PM

this fall I believe. U may have to settle for Godfather 2.

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tlpn99
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:20:52 PM
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KZ2 so cant wait for that. Almost wore the demo out playing it none stop.

RE5 old school controls just gonna have to get used to them im afraid.

As for next weekend Ben I won't be going out on the Saturday either for the simple reason I need the money for the Sunday when the football (soccer) is on so I will be going the pub to watch it with my mates.

Not getting Fear 2 Ben ? I will be buying that this Friday :)

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Kingharris
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:44:35 PM
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Valve make PS3 owners look lke idiots, shall we bring L4D on PS3, nah...it makes the PS3 look lke a second rate console

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isaya85
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:50:01 PM
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I reserved RE5 but I have to pass on it I'm tight on money right now so I can only pick up KZ2 and SF4 I don't think I'll be able to play all the big hitters this year

PSN ID Biggest_GMoney

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Bill_Clinton_
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:05:07 PM
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re5 doesn't controls don't seem that bad to me.. as far as valve goes i can careless if they make L4D for the ps3.. us ps3 owners have more than enough games for the ps3..

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Alienange
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 1:12:38 PM
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Let the record show that even if L4D is ported to PS3 I will not buy it and if I ever get a 360 I will not buy it.

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 3:01:53 PM

Anti-Valve, eh?

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Alienange
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 7:32:39 PM

No not really, I just prefer a good single player game. Online co-op is fun, but why fork over good money to a company who hates the PS3? Not me. My money will go to Guerrilla and Level-5 long before it goes to Valve.

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Qubex
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 8:09:23 PM

Well said... I agree!

Q!

"i aM hOme"

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 2:25:40 PM
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I get the feeling Dead Rising 2 will be better anyway, and it looks like we are getting that.

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Alienange
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 7:33:25 PM

Ditto

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wano
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 7:58:42 PM
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had loads of respect for valve when they did half life 2 on the pc, bought it, and loved that game. Got a Ps3 since then, and thought id carry on the series with the orange box on ps3. Was really looking forward to it. Then i started to hear the ps3 version was all biffed up. And gabe was coming out with all those cocky comments about how it was not likely to get patched or fixed because sony had made the hardware to hard for them (insert spoilt sh#t reference here). I know EA did the port, but valve stuck there name on the dam box, and they didnt want to take any responsability. So basically PS3 owners got stiffed. I just thought at the time id return the favour and fire up utorrent, not my bag at all normally (and hate playin games infront of a pc these days) but f#ckem. Valve would have to make an oustanding masterf#ckinpiece of a game in the future for me to buy anything off them again.
...so Alienange..Anti-valve...you got that right, ;-)...




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Qubex
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 8:10:32 PM

I like what I hear :)

Q!

"i aM hOme"

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Jed
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 9:07:29 PM

I feel the same way as you do about valve. I played counter strike a little bit, and I freakin loved Half-Life 2. But I cant stand how they treat ps3 owners.

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Jed
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 9:10:13 PM
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So I played the RE 4 demo, I was impressed with the graphics, but the controls made it really lame for me.

Left for dead was really fun, I rented it and played through with a few friends. I dont really have the desire to play it much anymore.

The Killzone demo was magnificint, but it was so short! I cant wait for the 27th

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opsdaddy
Monday, February 09, 2009 @ 1:03:47 AM
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V is for vaporware
A is for arrogance
L is for languishing
V is for vilified
E is for Eat me, Gabe Newell!

Sorry, I couldn't resist :-b

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Jed
Monday, February 09, 2009 @ 3:05:15 AM

too bad there isnt an F in valve.

Because Newell is a fatass.

Mabye you could make it like this,
----V
----A
----L
----V
GabE is a fatass.

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smileys_007
Monday, February 09, 2009 @ 8:40:54 AM
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RE5 is gonna be great even with the "tank controls".. I just hope that the length of the game is longer than RE4..

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