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Ben's Week In Review: June 14

Maybe it won't rain tomorrow - for once - and I can vacuum my car and clean up a bit. It has just be soooo dreary.

I don't know what to think about Metal Gear Solid: Rising

I really don't. On the one hand, I'm disappointed that Hideo Kojima doesn't have more of a role in this particular production, and I'm further disappointed that it won't revolve around stealth. In my eyes, this is a franchise that should always stay within the realm of "stealth/action," and while I know Rising may still be considered as such, I have difficult believing Raiden will play the same as Snake. In fact, it would make little sense if he did. But on the flip side, I never have any problem with awesome action titles; two of my favorite game series are God of War and Devil May Cry. On top of which, the team won't be trying to alter the MGS4 engine to work with Rising; they're creating a new engine from scratch, so it can better be implemented on multiple platforms. Last but not least, I have tremendous faith in the team in question, and if Kojima isn't writing or directing it, it's still "Kojima Productions." When's the last time they let you down? Sure, the game is a long ways off so my views could easily move in one direction or another, but for now, I just have faith in the developers.

As for my personal opinion, it still wavers. I guess there's no way of forming a reliable perspective until I actually see some media; screens and a debut trailer would be helpful. It's kinda tough when all you have to go on is verbal and written information, you know?

Can't wait for Mirror's Edge 2

Yeah, I know all about the complaints. It's too short. It's all trial-and-error. You do the same thing over and over. To all of this, I say- "don't care." I had a tremendous amount of fun with the original Mirror's Edge, and I'm the kind of person who has never had a problem with trial-and-error gameplay. I guess I'm a perfectionist in that way; I like doing something over and over until I get it exactly correct. This might be the reason I enjoy the Splinter Cell franchise so much... But anyway, now that this sequel has been confirmed, I'm definitely looking forward to the new DICE effort. That is one studio that shouldn't go overlooked; the Battlefield games are all pretty damn good, for example. Besides, I consider Mirror's Edge to be the start of something special, as it introduced a series of new concepts and ideas that simply need to be expanded upon. I put Assassin's Creed in much the same category. While I will defend its quality to the death, I know there's much to be improved upon.

Maybe they'll come out with Mirror's Edge 2 and Dead Space 2 at about the same time. Both will be Day 1 purchases for me (provided I have the time), and yes, EA has their names on both. They've really come up over the past couple of years, and we should probably acknowledge that.

Personal gaming update

Well, I'm still in the middle of inFamous, and I'm certainly not complaining. That game is bad-ass and I'm very happy that it has sold exceedingly well. It's a well-deserved reward. I just recently attained Hero status and I think the Warren (second island) is somewhere around 70% complete. I just finished that ridiculously crazy mission where you had to repel invaders at the police station. At the end, you had to kill off a bunch of those huge Conduits and about a million other enemies; I still can't believe I survived that mess. But what a rush! And now, I hear Prototype is supposed to be pretty good, too...maybe I'll wait on Arnold's review to see what he says. We just got it from Activision a few days ago so the review will hopefully come soon. Other than that, the only other game I might want is Batman: Arkham Asylum, which doesn't arrive until late August.

I do however, want "Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete;" I can't wait to own it on Blu-Ray! And even though I don't want any other games right now, it's fine, because inFamous really is taking a while (and I still want to go back to FFVIII). In regards to circumstances outside gaming, all I have to say is that I got shot down by the dental hygienist I mentioned previously. Eh, it happens. I got the standard, "oh, I'm seeing someone" reply, but I'm man enough to admit it was likely a lie, and is often the default response for an intended rejection.

Well, there's always Ms. Amy, I guess. Frickin' psycho, but whatever. 'shrugs'

6/13/2009 Ben Dutka

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Comments (80 posts)

therabbitkinge
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 10:45:29 PM
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Man I still don't have a copy of infamous I've mastered the demo in about a million playthroughs now lol and yeah Arnold hurry up with that prototype review, love todays word Ben keep it up

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jmo_INDY_Repub
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 2:52:18 PM

i loved MGS4 and i am worried about the cinematics and cutscenes in MGS Rising. In MGS4 Raiden didn't speak english and i really don't feel like reading for 20 minutes during cutscenes. I don't know about you but i love those cinematic moments, it's what makes the MGS series the best ever. It also has the best music composition, or, game score. They better not skimp on the story either, it propably has the best storyline ever. Please don't fail us Kojima.

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 4:04:43 PM

What do you mean "Raiden didn't speak English"?

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BikerSaint
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 10:49:51 PM
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I hear the theme from Jaws everytime I see Amy's name mentioned
(maybe it's because I see think of her as a land-shark)

(Cue music in background)
Daaaaa...daa,.....Daaaaa...daa,....Daaaaa...daa,.....Daaaaa...daa,....
...Daaaaa...daaaa!

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Scarecrow
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 3:28:18 PM

OMG hahahaha

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jdt1981
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 10:50:30 PM
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I too am looking forward to Mirror's Edge 2. I liked the first one and hopefully they improve upon some aspects for the sequel. Combat was the biggest problem for me in ME, the main character is fast and agile but weak when it comes to combat which is fine but then they throw waves of heavily armed and armored swat teams at you which makes the game frustrating at times.

As for MGS Rising I'm not really into combat intensive games like DMC and GOW, sorry they're just not my cup of tea. So this game will be a rental for me.

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Zaben
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:01:31 PM
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W00! I just got platinum on inFamous.
That 350th shard took me a while...
I've heard that Prototype was actually a big let down and, when compared to inFamous, inferior. But I haven't played it so I don't really know for sure. Either way I'm short on cash so I'll have to pass on it.

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King James
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:25:37 PM

Wow! Platinum status!

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Dingodial
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:02:03 PM
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Sounds like a typical bachlor story :)
Maybe you should give Amy another chance- NOT!

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sdodge
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:10:59 PM
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I'm playing through ff7, I have never played it before, I like it alot!

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Doosharm
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 1:17:32 AM

Yeah! I love hearing about people playing FFVII for the first time. Its such a good game. Have fun!

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Deleted User
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 1:43:38 AM

Same here.

As for Ben, I cannot understand how you can keep replaying FF7. I love it, but that's a game that I would only like to experience once or twice. So I could keep it intact in my mind. Because now I have a lot to compare it to.

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Jawknee
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 3:52:13 AM

I'm like ben. Ive played through FFVII dozens and dozens of time over the years. Same with VIII and IX. I've even beat the ruby and emerald Weapons in VII a bunch of times.. Those suckers are tough! I'm playing through it again right now. It's been awhile. It's exciting!

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Alienange
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 11:39:08 AM

Ben's replaying FFVIII.

ATB FTW !

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 9:32:10 PM

Yeah, I'm replaying FFVIII for the first time, actually.

I've played FFVII three or four times, but I've started countless other games that I never got to finish. It just never gets old for me. :)

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tes37
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:14:43 PM
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I'm waiting for the review of Prototype myself, hopefully it's as good as inFamous. If it scores well, I may end up getting it.

I've passed on Assassin's Creed because everyone I've spoken to about it says the same thing regarding the repetitive gameplay, but AC2 shown at E3 looks pretty damn good to me. Maybe they've done something to change the repetitiveness, if so I'm probably going to buy it.

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 11:29:54 AM

plz rent it 1st. The 1st AC looked good b4 it came out.

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Alienange
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 11:40:14 AM

You can get AC for 20 bux. It's worth every cent. Super Stardust HD is repetitive, but it kicks all kinds of ass.

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tes37
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 1:48:00 PM

@ Alienange

I think I'll probably go ahead and get the first one if I can find it for $20. The last time I looked it was $30, but it's been awhile since I've scoped out prices on it.

I agree about the Super Stardust HD, it's repetitive, but I do like it.

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JackKnifeZero
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 3:09:28 PM

Why would you want to play the 2nd w/o playing the 1st? I mean if they do a recap on the story of the 1st one it would be okay...or I guess you could just look up the overall story on the internet.

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tes37
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 3:42:26 PM

@ JackKnifeZero

The storyline isn't necessary to pick up on a game's sequel, especially with a new main character. I didn't play every metal gear, but that didn't stop me from enjoying the mule piss out of MGS4.

I will probably get AC1 though.

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 3:58:29 PM

@alienage

Thats a bad analogy and you know it. Those two game not related at all.

@tes37
I'm telling u...Rent it 1st. $30 bucks wasted, is still wasted money. Ubisoft got many complaints AC1 and how the game got dull FAST. Don't you wonder why that is?

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tes37
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 4:09:20 PM

@ King James

I won't give $30 for it, maybe $20. I'll keep the other $10 for my bad habit fund.

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:07:31 PM

lol

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 9:33:12 PM

Everyone needs to stop bashing on AC around here. I LOVE that game and anyone who doubts me can read my review.

Everyone whined a lot about a fairly insignificant drawback, as far as I'm concerned.

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Scarecrow
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:21:10 PM
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Cool cool

I think I'm on the "I don't care" crowd with MGS: Rising. It's Raiden so I don't really care 'bout that game. It's just a spin-off

And 'bout the babes, you'll be fine. I think Miss Amy is cool, I like girls who are full of energy and all happy like that, you'll be fine. (But she might be too crazy, dunno...)

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LegendaryWolfeh
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:32:08 PM
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I think they should do the MGS:Rising using the MGS4 engine since it's already there and ready and make the game and release it and just give the 360 the new engine they're making and release it whenever they finish ;)

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King James
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:35:37 PM
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MGS: Rising will own. Why? Kojima. Nuff said.

I'll buy Mirror's Edge 2 if it's longer. I had to rent the 1st one because it was too short.

The reviews for Prototype have been mixed. Seems like I'm gonna have to rent it and form my own opinion about it.

I'm VERY excited about the Batman game. I don't think I've played a good Batman game since the NES game.

I never seen Advent Children so I'll have to surf the web for some blu-ray deals on it. I loved the FF7 world, and Square's CGI is always top-notch so I'll buy it. I need another good Blu-ray movie to add to my collection anyway.

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LegendaryWolfeh
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:45:36 PM

But Kojima's not really working on it, just being a backseat driver for this one.

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tes37
Saturday, June 13, 2009 @ 11:54:55 PM

A friend of mine told me Advent Children was pretty good. When I found out it was based on the games and not some weird crap like Spirits Within, I decided to get it myself. I'm gonna do the same as you and surf the net for the cheapest price I can find.

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eLLeJuss
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 12:34:52 AM

So what if kojima isn't really gonna work with it. At least he's a part of it. What about GoW3? Jaffe doesn't have ANY part on producing the game but everyone or at least most of the people are still expecting alot from it.

Just because MGS Rising is a new experience doesn't mean that it won't be less entertaining than the other MGS's. We'll just have to wait and see what kojima production gives us. It's probably gonna be like FFX-2. Some people like it some people don't. And the majority of people who liked or were at least satisfied with it were the ones who loved FFX the most.

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 2:34:49 PM

@Wolf
U do realize that MGS4 was made by the Kojima team not Kojima-san himself?

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LegendaryWolfeh
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 4:14:54 PM

Indeed, but he also wasn't just watching over it, he was an important part wanting to be involved in every detail, Rising, like he even stated himself, he's only worried about the PSP version really.

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:31:03 PM

But Wolf your are implying that Kojima Productions is incapable of making a great game without Kojima's hands on the project. Which i find weird:

You trust any Kojima game that is put out as long as he works directly on it. BUT you don't trust Kojima's managerial skills. If Kojima has faith in his team, and u trust Kojima...then why can't u trust judgement (e.g. his team).

That's like trusting a president but not trusting in the ppl that same president put in his own cabinet (or Judiciary system or legislative system).

Have lil' faith in Kojima, not just as a great game director/writer, but also as a producer/manager ;-)

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LegendaryWolfeh
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:35:02 PM

If Kojima doesn't have his hands on the project how can he be a part of it? Lol, also not making this political but that is indeed how I feel about the government (though I can't say I completely trust the president either).

But yeah you're right, if Kojima trusts his team enough then there must be something there worth trusting. I hope they finish the PSP game fast ._. I want ZOE3..

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 1:41:34 AM
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Rising gets the "meh" treatment from me for now, I mean good lord we aren't going to hear anything about it for another year and a lot can happen. My backlog of games needing beating is still too long to justify an infamous purchase but I loved the demo and I'll be able to get a reduced price when I get it so that's cool. No ME2 for me but bring on Dead Space 2! I saw Pelham 123 today and it was good, there was also a preview for that movie "Gamer" which looked pretty awesome to my surprise.

God I'm so tired tonight I don't think I can even game, I think I'll just make a big ol sandwich and lay in bed watchin TV. *YAWN* Been a long week, long drives, long playtimes, company comin over, cancer scare. Enough to drive me nuts.

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Alienange
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 11:43:13 AM

cancer scare ?! WTF?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 1:47:04 PM

yeah, its been a crappy couple of weeks for world, the good news is I saw a specialist and he says its just a part of my bone that is dead, "Its not a tumor" ;) So yeah, I'm not gonna die so you'll have to put up with me a bit longer.

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 4:07:41 PM

Your bone died?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 4:41:43 PM

Part of it did.

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:20:18 PM

I'm no orthopedic doctor. Do u mind if I ask how? Its okay if you don't wanna explain.

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LegendaryWolfeh
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 6:23:26 PM

I didn't know bones where alive XD so I'm more confused than the average bear...person

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Alienange
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 8:44:54 PM

@ WEWM - You're one guy I don't mind putting up with around here lol. Sorry to hear the bad news but glad you're ok.

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Qubex
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 9:22:46 PM

Sry to hear this news TheWorldEndsWithMe... I hope you will be ok mate!

Q!

"i am home"

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 10:08:38 PM

Uhh, better if I don't explain, but yeah they are alive and supplied by blood, but anyhow thanks for the support and I'll be fine aside from some pain for the rest of my life but at least I'll be alive :)

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 10:25:41 PM

@Wolf

Ever hear of bone marrow?

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Blood_Haze
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 2:14:22 AM
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METAL GEAR SOLID 4 was the best!!!!!!!

nothing will ever surpass MGS4

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Naga
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 7:46:51 AM

MGS5??

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 2:48:41 PM

nothing?! tunnel vision.

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Alienange
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 8:47:56 PM

I suspect he's just recently played MGS4 and is still reeling from it's awesomeness. His vision will clear soon...

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mastiffchild
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:56:46 AM

inFAMOUS was way better than I expected-iy's a comleye triumph, imo, as the early screens and info didn't look up to much but SP have honed it into a tight ball of brilliance that's very hard to put down when you really need a kip!

Picked up P'type on release as well and the only real advice I'd give is that as it's not that similar to inFAMOUS I'd not put it as a definite buy just cos you liked SP's game. Prototype is surprisingly different and reviews being so wildly up and down also suggest it's a bit of a Marmite game.

I'd certainly put inFAMOUS don as the better long term purchase and as a more polished and thoughtful game(I'd give it a 9/10 personally)while P'type is more of a rush, a balls out rampage with guilt free killing and gore. The "web of intrigue" is a nice touch(and one which helps drag the game out from under all the unavoidable Hulk UD comparisons) but it's about as far down the thinking route that it goes tbh. I'd give Prototype a healthy 7.5/10 with the proviso that it might well be moe your kind of game than inFAMOUS if you like being an all powerful killing machine.

I'd advise a rent, though, if you haven't seen it at a mates or played it a bit and esp if you're getting it thinking it's just like inFAMOUS as the comparisons aren't really very fitting, imo.

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Totalz
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:28:20 AM
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If you think inFamous is hectic, Prototype will blow you away!

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Scarecrow
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 1:13:39 PM

Easy game

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 2:41:21 PM

I think they over did it. Where is the block button? The dodge roll doesn't work. Rushed game.

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www
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:53:35 AM
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""Kojima Productions." When's the last time they let you down?"

Errrr Pro Evolution Soccer 2009? Yes, but you don't care about soccer,i know. :)

Mirror's Edge should be third-person.

Dead Space 2 should have the protagonist helmet-less. I just don't like heroes in a some ugly helmet.

Yup, people like Ms. Amy will always be around,unless you ran away from them, i know their type.

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Scarecrow
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 1:14:58 PM

Yup

I like that Fayth girl, would be more fun third-person.

Heck I won't get the game mainly 'cause I don't find most FPSs fun. So it'll be a meh short experience.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 9:35:10 PM

Uhhh...changing Mirror's Edge to third-person would not only be tragic, it would completely nullify the need for the game.

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JoshBall
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 6:22:04 AM
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Is there actually a dead space 2?! Have i missed something here haha? I do remember seeing a dead space just for the wii though =|...¬¬...

hmmm i need to get infamous and prototype, prototype just looks fun for full on running up buildings and jumping off just for laughs!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 1:50:24 PM

Dead Space 2 is basically a foregone conclusion, it WILL happen.

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Random_Steve
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 9:05:34 AM
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i love infamous! that level your talking about is a bitch lol. ive 100% the neon and warren, 90% historic, got all the dead drops, fully infamous, but i have barely any shards

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SubjectiveTruth
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 9:35:23 AM
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I definatly loved mirrors edge as well. I liked the whole innovative idea and the trial and error did sometimes get frusterating though. But I found the hitman games to be the same thing and I loved the last two hitman games. What I wonder is what you thought of those games ben? On the topic of Metal Gear Rising, I think they will have the option of some stealth, think of how cool ninja raiden would be to execute some stealth kills with?

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Aerifale
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 10:41:50 AM
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I completed infamous when i should have been revising lol took me just under three days and to be honest i was underwhelmed.

Honestly, i blame myself for not taking my time to truly enjoy the game. Its as if I know the game is great but i'm not getting a true feeling of awesomeness (i really cudn't think of a better word)from playing it.

It's weird being unimpressed by a game i actually like. Please help lol

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tlpn99
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 10:58:54 AM
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Ben, I didn't like Prototype at first but I have started to like it now. I am playing that and Infamous, others have been put to one side for now I'll get back to them.

I'll look forward to Anrolds Review.

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Reccaman18
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 11:30:32 AM
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Why is everyone saying "MGS: Rising"? Its actually Metal Gear Rising. MGR. No "S." There is no Solid anything to the game, since Snake wont be in it.

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 2:45:28 PM

Your logic is flawless. The "solid" must mean Solid Snake...lol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTCi5k0LnEM

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LegendaryWolfeh
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 4:15:28 PM

Solid has nothing to do with snake, just that it's a 3D 'solid' game.

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Alienange
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 11:50:12 AM
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Glad I didn't buy ME on day one. The price on that one dropped like a stone. Still don't have it either.

I thought Rising would be like DMC, but it'll probably be a GOW type game so that the xbots can get a feel for what a real action game is all about. Press 'A' to jump on walker with cow legs. You know what I mean?

FF:AC on BD is the best BD I own.

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JoshBall
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 2:40:21 PM
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Guys this is off-topic but ben i think you should make a post on it.

Forza have made a poll on their website saying Forza 3 vs Gran Turismo and then made posts on a forum saying vote for forza and we offer you a free item of ingame content.

Now come on, how sad can you get, trying to bribe the fans to like them, arghh it angers me!

you can find the forum here: http://forums.forzamotorsport.net/forums/1/2631203/ShowThread.aspx

and the link now says 'the poll had to close due to ingame items being off for votes' even though they were the ones who offered it!

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wiiplay
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 4:12:25 PM
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This Is Off Subject:
The only reason I'm posting it is because it took me a long time to write it, and I was thinking of becoming a writer, so I thought I'd test it on your guys at PSXE first!

Anyways, here it is;

"Ring" "Ring" -My phone's ringing, one second.
"Hello?" -Me.
"Hello, Wiiplay?" Unknown Caller.
"Yes? Who's this?" - Me.
"I am calling to ask you a huge favor" -Unknown Caller.
"Okay? What's the favor?" - Me.
"We are Nintendo Of America, and I am asking you for your help. Since you are known as Wiiplay on websites, I ask you to be our official N.O Officer" - Nintendo Of America.
"Okay? What would I have to do? " - Me.
"You would have to go onto Nintendo's Website.. Erm, I mean our website and look for Top Secret Information such as their.. Our future plans towards our company" - Nintendo?
"Okay!" - Me

I go to the Nintendo website and find info about the Wii 2, releasing in 2012.
"Ring" "Ring"
"Hello?" Me.
"Hello, I assume you have found some kind of info about Nintendo?" -Nintendo?
"Yes, I found info about the Wii 2" - Me.
"Oh. Erm.. We lost that info a month ago, can you please give the info back to us?" -Nintendo?
"Sure, I'll fax it to you." Me.

November, 2011 Microsoft releases the XBOX 720, with motion control. They say they got their idea from a person known as 'Wiiplay' .
"Honey, I'm Wiiplay!" - I said to my wife.
"I never gave that to Microsoft, I gave it to Nintendo.. Wait a second.. It wasn't Nintendo, it was Microsoft!!" - Me.

Microsoft says in Press Conference:
"That's How We Roll!"

Dirty Soft!

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King James
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:22:59 PM

funny

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Juanalf
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 4:13:06 PM
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Stealth/action + Snake = MGS
Lightning Bolt Action + Raiden = Not MGS

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Deadman
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:10:29 PM

MGS=Whatever Konami says its going to be they laid th B-slap to Kojma-sans face and said "Its Multiplat now sucka deal with it!"

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www
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 5:01:56 PM
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One more thing.

One thing i will forever acknowledge,admire,praise about MGS4 is the fact that:

No matter the face or clothes you put on its rendered in the cut-scenes brilliantly. Wear a suit or young snake's face and it appears in the cut-scenes.With all that detail you would expect some set backs somewhere in the cut-scenes but no! This actually lets me play it all over again and see how the different faces and clothing look in the cut-scenes.
Yes GTA allows you to change clothes that appear in the cut-scenes but not the face. MGS4 with all that detail you would expect some problems but it still looks gorgeous.

I indeed love to play snake in a suit rather than the octo-camo. I just don't really like the look of snake's ass in that octo-camo lol.

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maxpontiac
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 8:11:07 PM
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I am reserving judgement on MG Rising until more info is out.

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Qubex
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 9:24:20 PM

Probably the most sensible thing to do!

Q!

"i am home"

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Jackyl
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 8:34:55 PM
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I went on a marathon with inFamous. Couldn't put that game down as you guys have said. I then got a copy of Prototype to see if it is worthwhile to buy for my PS3. So far I am unsure and I feel I'm pretty far through the game. Running up buildings (which considering their height wouldn't have been good with the more "realistic" inFamous parkour style) and leaping to hijack helicopters is fun and all but despite the so called multiple solutions for each mission the game seems rather one sided. I think most people are just going to find a balance of sneaking/busting heads. Pretty much the same with inFamous. You couldn't just always go run into the center of a battle and kill everyone, often you'd have to figure out where you could get the best tactical advantage and kill one group at a time. The side missions in Prototype are even less inventive than inFamous' and I was so sick of the counter surveillance missions second time through the game. So overall, while I think Prototype is pretty fun and all, no where near inFamous.

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556pineapple
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 9:25:31 PM
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inFamous sounds awesome, I WILL play it.... someday...
I can't get over no stealth in Rising, but Kojima Productions has my trust, but I'm gonna have to get a PSP before Peace Walker comes out.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, June 14, 2009 @ 10:09:24 PM

get the infamous demo, it gives you a feel for the games mechanics.

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newchef
Monday, June 15, 2009 @ 12:21:53 AM
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to be honest idk y ppl r picking on prototype so much, as it tuns out it is a good game, it is because they always compare it to infamous which is a great game and if u compare a good game to a great game, guess wat happens...the good game looks bad. it has shotty in-game graphics(cutscenes r better than infamous) nd the lock-on sucks but other than that it is rly good

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jmo_INDY_Repub
Monday, June 15, 2009 @ 2:20:21 AM
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@King James I play a Japanese edition, Snake speaks english with subtitles, but Raiden speaks Japanese with english subtitles it's weird as hell.

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