Game Rant's Brian Sipple writes: "When the Wii U releases later this year, it will mark the beginning of a new wave of next-generation consoles. What gaming trends have disappeared as we look back at this generation? Read on to find out."
I'd like to thank this site for a "view all" option instead of forcing me to scroll through 15 different pages. The absence of offline multiplayer/splitscreen has got to be one of the worst things that happened this gen.
More sites should do what they do.
WWII is the only thing i miss. thank god for RO2
Sh** sorry I hit disagree by mistake! I love RO2 I would spend all night on it sometimes!
I hate acronyms sometimes, lol. What's RO2?
Are you guys talking about this: http://www.heroesofstalingr... I'm not sure what RO2 is, but this is my best guess?
Red Orchastra 2
14. Turned-based jRPGs 15. Complete games 16. Games that are longer than 8 hours 17. Games that don't hold your hand through the toughest parts 18. Games that are more than just cinematic storytelling and online multiplayer
I really miss Turn-Based RPGs. I don't think Turn-Based was ever an outdated convention, I think the real problem was with random battles. I actually think XIII-2 nailed random battles on the head. Lost Odyssey was the last great turn-based game I played, if they had included a random battle system like the previously mentioned it would have modernized it a lot.
what games are you playing? 8+ elder scrolls series, fallout series, the witcher series, mass effect, gta, red dead, la noire, max payne, assassins creed series, batman, uncharted series. i can keep going...all the great games worth playing have been over 8 hours long and theres plenty of them. turned based jrps? imo with the consoles we have now whats the point? with the physics capabilities and grapical power you want to see that wasted on turn based games? id love to see a final fantasty/ other jrpgs with real time combat, the stories in their games are usually decent, the character/ world design is usually interesting but wheres the gameplay? im pressing X the whole time, no thought. taking turns in fights? lmao. if you want hard games just play dark souls, or dragons dogma. their both amazing or just turn difficulty up to the highest + turn off hints on your games for a challenge. what we are missing this gen with ps3/360 are a quantity of kickass 3d platformers and beat em ups. we have the rpgs, fps, tps, action, and sports...why are those 2 genres lacking though is what i want to know.
Lawl @ Uncharted. It took me around 8 hours to beat Uncharted 2. Not to mention most of the game is filled with repetitive kill wave sequences and cutscenes. Without those two the game would have been 3 hours at most. Also I play games for the fun, not for the graphics, nor for the technical prowess. You missed that crucial bit of information. Kudos for mentioning Dark Souls. Too bad games like this are quite rare this generation.
I miss Manuals =/ and I've had enough of one time use codes
I love reading the manuals before playing or while installing. I do miss them when not there. Don't know why but I like the way they smell.
Im still waiting for a WWII game that truly mirror the saddest moment in the WWII.
when are they gonna, put some videos up for Playstation Allstars?
3D Platformers. Even the Wii barely had them.
Yes, and to my knowledge, there hasn't been a single new 3D platform game mascot created this generation. Last generation there was a whole host on the Xbox in particular (none of which were massively successful) as Microsoft charmingly adhered to the belief that you should have a platform game mascot to launch your console. They even had the great Jet Set Radio Future (although not a brand new series then) following the Dreamcast's demise but all most 'Xboxers' would talk about was Halo. Platform gaming has been hidden in to other genres instead - like Uncharted - but it's not the same as a pure platformer. A pure platformer shouldn't really have guns and bombs in it either in my opinion.
RE4 wasn't the best in the series, if it was it wouldn't have lead to its downfall. Also, escort missions disappeared? Don't tell that to Sticky.
I laugh hard when people say Resident Evil 4 is the best in the series, it was the beginning of the end.
I really don't miss escort missions and memory cards.
I miss expansion packs that are actually worth your money instead of disc locked content and all the DLCs they cut out of the game to make you pay more. Never have and never will buy DLCs. Those who support this business practices, I curse you! May a thousand fleas infest your couch!
Ooh how I miss offline mp and splitscreen, what could devs possibly gain by not adding that for offline players? 3d platformers as well, ww2 games since last gen I didn't even know what a fps was. (and I didn't need too). Turn based rpg's or jrpg's also, why does it sound more and more like this gen disregards games aimed at a small majority of people? I really doubt you have too make every game for the masses...
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