IGN's video review of the Killer Instinct reboot.
Lol. This game is below the standards of K.I gold and seems like a money grab with the lack of content and pricing system. I dont know why they couldn't put a lot more production value into this game, add a lot of content and sell it at normal pricing. The game just looks like a xbox 360 game and not a next gen title . I truly love this franchise but im very disappointed with what ive seen with this game. It seems like an afterthought where Microsoft id concerned. Im surprised by the disagrees but I shouldn't be because the fanatics that wants this dont care about quality, paying for lack of content, or paying more for an inferiority
"The game just looks like a xbox 360 gsme and not a next gen title" Gameplay matters little to you then eh?
This 720p game already beat the 1080p Killzone and Knack score. I know it's a different genre, but just wait till Halo/Titanfall released
This is a digital game so let's compare it to RoseGun, the PS4 game got better reviews.
Ive had proper gameplay in games for years now on consoles because it isnt 1985. Gone are the days where a lot of games have broken gameplay. Fanboys pretend like a lot of games mechanics are broken because they want to justify inferiority that they love. I remember ratchet and clank got a lower score because of too much content and variety but now games are getting proper scores for lack of it This is the next generation of gaming and fanboys are talking about graphics doesnt matter because gameplay is whats important. Everything is important in games from graphics, sound, lighting, physics, gameplay, frames per second and so on. Fanboys are coming out the the woodwork to apologize for inferiority, paying more for less and lack of content.
@Hatsune " Fanboys are coming out the the woodwork to apologize for inferiority" LOL @ you calling others fanboys. "paying more for less and lack of content" Actually, they are paying less, $20. "Ive had proper gameplay in games for years now on consoles because it isnt 1985. Gone are the days where a lot of games had broken gameplay. " What??
Damm Miku does it hurt that bad?....it's a good game, stop hating and go play Knack.
Oh people stop with the review comparisons. They have zero to do with each other. Review it based on the platform and the genre. Compare it to other fighting games. With that said, it looks fun and brings back some fond KI memories. However, would it have killed them to put some anti-aliasing? Like 2xMSAA at least? FXAA? Something?
No, but it could look prettier than it does now. However, I must say, I'm surprised Double Helix found it in themselves to actually craft a solid game. Gives new hope to this developer. Perhaps, they can be a reliable first party dev for Microsoft, because they sorely need them.
They give this game a 8.4 yet it has only 6 characters and no arcade mode and runs at a current gen res of 720p with no AA? Pathetic! This game is less than half a game. Wow, just wow! This proves how biased and afke reviewers are and how everything is subjected to their fanboyism.
did you even watch the video? It got an 8.4 and it still has features like No Mercy, More characters and a story mode coming by March....it would bump this score to like a 9.0
IGN: It's fun for all skill levels, it's takes skill to master, and it looks gorgeous. Hello, mr troll!! :) Games been getting rave reviews. An easy day 1 buy... and for 20 bucks? Hellz yeah sucka!
It better be only $20 for this unfinished/half a game. And we all know the reason for these scores are because of fanboyism. Most of these websites are MS biased You's all know damn well, if this game was a Sony exclusive, it would get torn apart for being 720p with no AA and only having 6 characters and no arcade mode.
"Looks like an Xbox 360 game" http://i294.photobucket.com... huehuehue
Sweet mother of particle effects!
its a fighting game with a different art style. not sure what you were expecting or comparing it to, bc it looks better than any fighting game currently out.
and biggest thing this game is f2p and can be the best fighting game of the year ,this game looks realy amazing and 8.5 for a lunch title is not that bad.
6 characters on launch for a fighting game... seriously are you guys supporting this bs fans of Killer Instinct or just fanboys of xbox?
While 6 characters is little compared to other fighting games. You have to take into account that this game only costs $20 or nothing if you plan on playing with just one character..
Man, its a 20 dollar downloadable title. For what it is right now, and what is still to come, this game is fine.
Nah, just gamers who like to have fun.
I'll take 6 well built/balanced characters over 100 that aren't. They will be adding more characters in as time goes anyway. @dir I find it funny/sad that you can't deal with someone supporting an Xbox One title. You have to be an "Xbox fanboy" to even consider liking an xbox game... Pitiful.
@Hatsune-Miku f%*K off.
Can you tell me how did you conclude that the game is not next gen? I don't agree or disagree with you but I'll tell you about the game from my perspective, as I am a hardcore fighting fan. first the plus: 1- 60 fps, fighting games are frame sensitive on pro/competition level. 2- The training mode, finding info about move frame rate, learning the mechanics, hit-box..etc 3- art style "subjective", I personally like it. Negatives: 1- Lack of contents. 2- Few characters only "I judge the game as it is, not on based what will come in the future". 3- It just looks like button mashing which is really not interesting for a lot of fighting fans. As of now, the game doesn't look like it will have effect on EVO or any other big competitions, but time will tell. People who don't play fighting games in advance level will probably like it, and it will be success and fun for them. Advance and higher level of fighting gamers will probably ignore it. I hope the extra content will come out fast, the game as it is isn't interesting for me. IGN reviewers don't know how to review fighting games. KI is rated higher than: 1- Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade edition 2- Mortal Kombat 3- King of Fighters XIII 4- Tekken Tag Tournament 2
by evo it will have over 16 characters and its not a masher. I think ign likes that you cant just combo without possible damage
Pretty good score. Double Helix did a good job apparently.
I am beginning to regret pushing my Xbox One purchase to spring next year. Dead Rising and Killer Instinct seem to be really good launch games.
yes you did where are the haters at i was one of the few was defending double h
This looks like mad fun, I'm glad they included some tutorial stuff for a fighting noob like myself. I can see myself fast switching to this game between commercials on shows to fight between my bro-in-law.
And with the xbox one thats easy!
I am a big KI fan loved the SNES and N64 versions and cant wait for this. Nice to see some classic names coming to the new gen.
Good score, but I was expecting higher. It looks fun.
Can someone tell me, does this game really only have 6 fighters or is that just the starting package and then you unlock/buy them. Legitimate question. Thanks. EDIT Thanks guys
6 right now, with two more (Spinal and probably Fulgore) and story mode coming between now and March. So, 8 total characters and story mode in Round 1.
for 19.99 you get 6 characters at launch Spinal comes out in Jan Fulgore comes out in March making it a total of 8 The story mode also comes out in march and it is being said fatalities and stage finishers will follow....this is all included in the 19.99 package
8 fighters then 8 more next year.
I think it starts like that but they have done more on the way. Plus a new season of characters later from what I understand.
I think it starts like that but they have some more on the way. Plus a new season of characters later from what I understand.
Yeah a good score ! it's a bit bare bones at the minute for content but still a lot of fun to be had with VS friends until the many free content updates
Let the games begin. Very nice launch title.
Yeah I definitely have to add this with Ryse, Dead Rising 3, and NBA 2k14
I think the important thing here is that they seem to have hit the hackpot on the actual gameplay (the fighting). The game is off to a good start and can only get better from here with added characters and features in the future.
Can't wait for Fulgore :-)
Spinal and Fulgore will apparently be in the launch trailer ;)
I cant say I wasnt a bit worried for thyis game. But it looks like double helix nailed it Super Combooooo... here I come :)
Kudos to Double Helix, they finally found a genre they're good at.
Its ki, dr3 and ryse for me.
same here but add forza also ,ittle sad that lococycle get bad reviews ,but who cares it was an dounloadble game and i'was not interested in it.
I agree...forza 5 is great but im not too much of a racing fan..
My cousin is getting forza5 and he is currently staying at my place same so ill get to play his.
yeah its your choise and its great,prople have the right to choose.
It looks like Double Helix actually did a great job with this one. It's tricky though. Fighting games, like multiplayer-focused FPS like Call of Duty and Battlefield 4 are judged as a whole product even though the lasting audience only cares about one thing: multiplayer. I haven't heard much about KI's netcode or multiplayer options, which is important. Still, I think it's pretty telling that the best thing about the game is it's technical, complex and balanced fighting system and really good tutorial/breakdowns. I don't think the average gamer will like it, but then it's FREE with $20 to get the basic package. The hardcore fighting game fans may actually love this game. All in all I think this might actually turn out to be Microsoft's second best decision with the Xbox One after buying Titanfall exclusivity. Well done Double Helix (based of reviews at least).
This game is trying to change the market and not in a good way. They're leaning towards games as a service and not a product. If this does well it will pave the way for more F2P from MS. This looks game looks awesome. I just don't like the way MS is trying to sell it and fear that if this model is successful this is what we'll have to look forward to. Please people, vote with your wallets.
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