Submitted by Alexious 313d ago | news

The Order: 1886 Won't Bore You With 45 Minutes of Shooting

If you hate those endless sections of shooting that litter first & third person shooters, rejoice: The Order 1886 will be more varied, according to Ready at Dawn's Ru Weerasuriya. (PS4, Ready At Dawn, Ru Weerasuriya, The Order: 1886)

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DeletedAcc  +   313d ago | Well said
Will be one of the best games.
Mark my words...
Alexious  +   313d ago
I hope so, I like the setting a lot.
mewhy32  +   313d ago
this looks really intersting. I hope that it isn't a Gears clone just in a different setting.
cleft5  +   313d ago
I am glad to hear that because while I loved Bioshock, I loved the world and the exploration and characters. The shooting was solid, but I could have done without the game turning in shooting level after shooting level. The world was done so well I wanted to explore it and learn more about it. Instead it was here is the world, character, and story for 5 minutes. Now go and kill people for 30 minutes.

The game was very well done, but I expected more than just a shooter with a great story. I am not complaining about the shooting parts because it was fun, but that game could have been so much more.
pyramidshead  +   313d ago
Ditto, love period type games. Especially when devs can recreate the world as we only know it through books and articles, pictures and art and create an atmospheric game world.

Seems sorta horror-ish too, and I love me some horror games, especially with combat.

Seen a lot of hate for it being linear and stuff but we still don't know HOW linear. But some of my fav games I've played have been pretty linear. Open world & all the jazz that comes with it does not always equal a decent game.
DOMination-  +   313d ago
Cool. Uncharted was guilty of this as well as bioshock.
AsimLeonheart  +   312d ago
I agree. As much as I like and appreciate games like Uncharted and the new Tomb Raider, I really got tired of all those infinite bad guys. How many henchmen can thugs like Eddy, Salim, Talbot and an island cult possibly have!? It got really boring and frustrating because of hours of shooting at a time.
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Bolts-N-Rays1109  +   313d ago
I hope so. I want this to be the game that makes me get a PS4.
Veneno  +   313d ago
The thing I'm hoping for most is an excellent, Naughty Dog quality storyline.

If I knew that Sucker Punch was capable of an excellent story, I'd be more excited about Second Son, but, I know the gameplay will be fantastic because playing Infamous is like crack. you want more and more.
WeAreLegion  +   313d ago
You don't think inFamous 1/2 had an excellent story? I loved that story!
360ICE  +   313d ago
I agree with WeAreLegion.
Sucker Punch has proven their storytelling capabilities with Sly and inFamous just as much as Naughty Dog has with Jak & Daxter and Uncharted, if not more.
Of course, The Last of Us is in a different league.
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ColeMacGrath  +   313d ago
"If I knew that Sucker Punch was capable of an excellent story, I'd be more excited about Second Son"

Stopped reading there.
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Veneno  +   313d ago
Infamous 1 had a good story because it had strong comic book sequences and kept reserved with the in-engine cut-scenes. The comic visuals were the identity of the inFamous story.

But then it took a turn for the Uncharted in inFamous 2 and became too dependent on the cut scenes. I just wish it could have stayed with its comic book roots because that's what tthey did best.
BISHOP-BRASIL  +   313d ago
Yeah, The Last Of Us raised the bar on storytelling, but Sucker Punch was definetelly on the same level of Uncharted with InFamous... I would argue even a bit over it, but I love superhero stories and don't care so much about supernatural twists, so I'm probably a little biased there. Also, love the comic book style, here hoping they keep it.
Conzul  +   313d ago
Evil variation of infamous 2 was an excellent story. Cole actually became the beast he had been fighting for so long. Very tragic and well written. I was so surprised when I heard Nate Fox had based infamous 3 off of the good ending.

Don't get me wrong,I liked it, just thought the evil ending was better written.
ajkula  +   313d ago
Infamous didnt have the best grafix, but it's because everything else was so great!!!~
Sevir  +   313d ago
@Consul, the 3rd infamous was actually gonna be based off the Evil ending in Infamous 2, that was actually what was suppose to be canon to the series, but when the game shipped and trophy data started rolling in after people completed the game, they saw that the good ending was completed more, so they made a decision to use the good ending as canon
Tontus  +   313d ago
Naughty Dog haven't crafted a good story since the Jak and Daxter series.

What they do well is story-telling, a.k.a. the cinematography, character animation, amazing voice actors, great writing. The actual plot in all of the Uncharted games is absolute child-level rubbish. TLoU had a decent plot but it was very cliché.

I have faith that The Order 1886 will raise the bar for story-driven TPS games that TLoU set, it has a much more interesting premise, the weapons look very fun to use, the characters are mysterious & interesting, the visuals & animation are unbelievable... I just have a really good feeling about this game.
Razmossis  +   313d ago
Infamous has no story, it has a theme. Just finished infamous 2 today. I'm not even slightly interested in second son. However, I am massively interested in what naughty dog can do after The Last Of Us
Festano  +   313d ago
I do not think that it is a clone.
showtimefolks  +   313d ago
after this game people will realize how talented read at dawn really are

can't wait
Ur words are marked! I hope it's good also..
sckipt  +   313d ago
lets just hope it not another alien:colonial marines or something like that
P0werVR  +   313d ago
Lol! "One" of the best. The Best will be many titles and next year. Technological graphical leaps ahead of specs.

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Dragonshardz  +   312d ago
How can you know? Seriously, have you tried to game? Can you shed more light on the whole thing? Or are you just one of those who've jumped the hype train the moment they released the CGI trailer?

I like to be an optimist and get amped for a game but this is just... EDIT: Apparently someone posted couple of in-game screenshots bellow. Damn, it does look good.
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MonChiChi  +   312d ago
Hope so. Love me some TPS
THC CELL  +   313d ago
I will be testing the destruction in game. Bang bang
Alexious  +   313d ago
I don't think destruction will be a focus in this game. But, I expect it to be decent nonetheless.
isarai  +   312d ago
everything in the world is a softbody, which means destruction and interaction, so yeah i think its a focus
Walker  +   313d ago
game of the next year
Destrania  +   313d ago
Could very well be possible. I have a lot of faith in this one for so many reasons.
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TRD4L1fe  +   313d ago
That would be hard with Destiny, and The Division
kingrev  +   313d ago
If Destiny nails the online then they are some serious competition, I don't know how much The Devision is focusing on their story rather than their online component so we would have to wait and see but don't forget Titanfall either if that game is all what is being making out to be then it would be an interesting year to say the least.

Can't wait for 2014 !
BISHOP-BRASIL  +   313d ago
I don't see either Destiny or Titalfall being that remarkable to be named GOTY. Not saying they won't be great games, I believe they will, but I don't see anything so unique or focus enough on the story to make it minimally worth the title for me (repeating: FOR ME)... But, hey, I would love to be wrong on this one, the more great games the better.
_QQ_  +   313d ago
and impossible with X ,Witcher 3 and MGSV
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Imalwaysright  +   313d ago
With The Witcher 3, Dark Souls 2 and MGS Ground Zeroes coming next year? Doubt it.
Z_-_D_-_3  +   313d ago
GZ is not GoTY material. It's essentially a demo.
Rainstorm81  +   313d ago
I doubt Ground zeros will be GoTY....especially if it takes place entirely on that Military Base....now Phantom Pain on the other hand will be different story.

Right now my most anticipated games are Witcher 3 and Second Son
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Imalwaysright  +   313d ago
Everything that Kojima makes is GOTY material.
mt  +   313d ago
we are not in 2014 yet it is game of the year ?? how is this possible ?
Walker  +   313d ago
i'm nostradamus
mt  +   313d ago
haha no you are not nostradamus you are his master.
_QQ_  +   313d ago
Its a Sony exclusive so obviously its GOTY without seeing any actual in game footage, just like Beyond 2 souls was apparently a GOTY contender before it came out.
That being said i'm always looking foward to a new game by a capable developer. but i'll hold my judgement untill i see it.
skydragoonity  +   313d ago
I am seriously anticipating this game..
Dark11  +   313d ago
sounds too much like Uncharted.. Filmic, cinematic, script-driven third person shooter.

Next-Gen is here folks.
Lukas_Japonicus  +   313d ago
" Filmic, cinematic, script-driven third person shooter."

Which is a very good thing.

Lol @ disagrees.
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Spurg  +   313d ago
Not for Next gen..... It needs to go with the trend of being more open like The division, The Witcher 3, Watch dogs, Destiny and if rumours are true Halo 5.
Early last gen games were had big environments but then as years past it somehow got smaller, you would think it would be get bigger.

Scipted diven sequences needs to stop unless they can find interesting ways to make it fresh for the player each time he plays that level.

Why not concentrate on A.I. Give me 45 mins of constant shooting...but give me the best A.I in gaming so it feels fresh everytime I play it.
Lukas_Japonicus  +   313d ago
"t needs to go with the trend of being more open like The division, The Witcher 3, Watch dogs, Destiny and if rumours are true Halo 5. "

Listen, im the biggest open world fan there is....but we still need script driven cinematic games too. When done right they are brilliant, as long as we don't get too many like we do with FPS games. Variety is good.
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I_am_Batman  +   313d ago
@Spurg: It doesn't need to follow any trend. Every game designer should be free to make whatever type of game he wants. The diversity is what keeps me interessted in games.
ABizzel1  +   313d ago

No it doesn't. If I want to play an open world or more "open" game then I'll go play those games. What The Order needs to do it make sure it does what The Order does best, and not worry about other games. No one likes a me too game when they can go play the original source material for the same price.
LOGICWINS  +   313d ago
The Witcher 3, Uncharted 4, The Order, Telltale: GoT, AC5. 2014 is the year of the cinematic third person game. Nextgen is here indeed and I'm VERY excited!
IHassounah  +   313d ago
You forgot Quantum Break
LOGICWINS  +   313d ago
I also forgot Tomb Raider. Damn, so many games to play :-)
Dark11  +   313d ago
The Witcher has never been cinematic game
even witcher 3 is open world.
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Rainstorm81  +   313d ago
Tomb Raider....... Did you really say that?

better be 20-30$ tops....too early for Remakes/Remasters IMO
Twignberries  +   313d ago
So what exactly makes a next gen game to you @Dark11? Improving interactivity and immersion through cinematic quality sure does it for me. And oh wait... the fact that The Last of Us/Uncharted has had such universal critical acclaim for this exact reason means something. But hang on... you know better right?
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Dark11  +   313d ago
so you're saying because The Last of Us/Uncharted are good games .. every other game should be like that? lol .. how many cinematic game sony released? 7? 8?

oh well , i guess i'm the only one who want something new from next-gen.
Twignberries  +   313d ago
I think you're missing the point @Dark11.. You're making the cinematic quality of a game sound like it's a patented idea or some shit. It's the natural evolution of gaming. If you can't see that, then piss off to the video arcade and go play some rigid ass timewasters that haven't pushed the medium forward whatsoever. Inproving cinematic quality in gaming means the animators/artists are actually making an effort to improve things in gaming..
Dark11  +   313d ago
lol you're the one that should piss off to watch a movie .. some of us here actually want to PLAY a game .. what a joke.
MestreRothN4G  +   313d ago
Twignberries, actually you're the one missing the point here.

You're like those people saying "CoD is RPG because, you know, you play a role, so it is a role-playing game, amirite?"

Saying the game is cinematic refers to how linear and canned it is, how little freedom you have to decide your paths, playstyles, make decisions, explore etc. It refers to linearity and how the game gets close to a interactive movie.

It has its ups and downs. Almost any dev agree that telling a cohesive and tight storytelling is close to impossible on open worlds, that linearity is the way to go to strongly telling a story. Also, it is the easiest way to create tight set pieces, memorable events, which is what some players want. Not to mention the reduced headache when you're doing the engine...

Obviously everyone wants better graphics and animations, but these refers to how cinematic games' graphics are, not the gameplay, which is how the term is commonly used and specifically here.

Also, bad language much?
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kenshiro100  +   313d ago
Sounds like you haven't played many Sony games Dark.
OverPaperSkies  +   313d ago
Uncharted works though, it keeps you playing without boring you... cough killzone cough.
CrowbaitBob  +   313d ago
There's no such thing as "too much like Uncharted."
MestreRothN4G  +   313d ago
Give me XP for kills/skill plus leveling up, and I don't bother. :D
DanielGearSolid  +   313d ago
Wtf... I had no idea it looked that good
Jury  +   313d ago
In the latest beyond podcast colin says it looks even better when running (video)
hellzsupernova  +   313d ago
Pretty sure he was quoting the developers there, he saw an old demo. Behind closed doors.

But it should be amazing when we see it
Veneno  +   313d ago
Wowzers! thanks for those pics. I've Never seen the Order gameplay until those pics. Helpful.
Lukas_Japonicus  +   313d ago
God DAMN that 2nd screenshot looks nice....even from a still i can sense that the atmosphere in that scene is amazing. The lighting looks so dingy and moody.
Destrania  +   313d ago
People should check this out if they haven't yet. Absolutely incredible. A new gameplay trailer can't come soon enough.

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BISHOP-BRASIL  +   313d ago
Loving the weapons, costumes and setting. Their take on steampunk is really nice, enough to be original and readily noticeable but not exagerate to the point it feels goofy (which is usually a problem with this kind of artstyle).

And you know s#it just got serious when you see a bayonet in a stick granade! :)
KratosSaveUs  +   313d ago
My God it looks so impressive. I'm calling it now if Ready At Dawn can nail this story they could establish themselves as a Naughty Dog level studio. And then Sony will have no choice but to make them 1st party.
CryofSilence  +   313d ago
Bishop-br, Neo-Victorian would be a more fitting term. I don't think this would be classified as steam punk. The design so far is amazing though. It's my most anticipated game next year.
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BISHOP-BRASIL  +   313d ago

I stand corrected. I simply didn't though of a better term at the moment. Almost went with "cyberpunk" for a while, knowing it wasn't that, settled for steampunk as the best I could think of. Thanks for the correction.

But I believe what I said to be true for most stories that rely on a mostly historically coherent setting with pieces of tech that obviously don't belong there. They tend to look goofy when overdone (be it Steampunk, Neo-Victorian, Cyberpunk or whatever), but can look great and add a nice source of originality for the plot when you find the right balance.
TheEnigma313  +   313d ago
Hopefully we can get some footage from this game soon. This game should be sick.
Alexious  +   313d ago
On Twitter they said they hope to show it "soon", but then Keighley said that they couldn't make in time for VGX. Perhaps at the PlayStation Meeting 2014?
ltachiUchiha  +   313d ago
This will be one of the best games of 2014. I bet it blow ppl away when we finally see the action in it. Cant freaking wait.
lonewolfjedi  +   313d ago
Hopefully will get a gameplay vid soon
-wub-  +   313d ago
Sounds like it's going to have a great melee system. :D
FANTA1180  +   313d ago
theres so much talking about this game ...yet zero gameplay or demo ...
Lukas_Japonicus  +   313d ago
There are gameplay screenshots and snippets of gameplay in a dev diary.

But yeah, lets all just stop talking about a game...being gamers and all...../s
FANTA1180  +   313d ago
theres barely anything on this game and the few snippets are mundane.

and i never said to stop talking about the game ...just show me why i should be excited.
Rainstorm81  +   313d ago

Just like Halo5,Quantum Break, Black Tusk game or Uncharted 4.

Yet its new games and we speculate and get excited because we are gamers.... If these games are disappointments i'm sure everyone will hear about it.
dmeador  +   313d ago
Yeah, there is a little too much "GAME OF THE YEAR!!!!" out there with very little to go by.
Riderz1337  +   313d ago
Patience my son...Patience.

Great games take time to make.
Psychotica  +   313d ago
Please don't bore me with 45 minutes of talking either. That's why I could never get into games like Mass Effect, just endless dialog, followed by 60 seconds of shooting then more dialog.
Spurg  +   313d ago
Mass effect is an RPG what do you expect.
Mass effect 3 had to put a mode in the game just so people can watch the dialog instead of choosing them.
Alexious  +   313d ago
Yeah, we surely won't have that much talking in The Order which is a TPS.
Riderz1337  +   313d ago
I think what they mean is sort of like the gameplay in TLOU. You have your moments of action where you're shooting enemies and killing guys, but then you also get these little moments where you can explore the area and find different equipment to craft into weapons.
Psychotica  +   312d ago
If that's the case then that would perfectly fine. I hope your right..
KratosSaveUs  +   313d ago
Well don't buy MGSV because in some MGS gamed cutsceneces could be dang near 20 minutes.
Psychotica  +   312d ago
Yes, I experienced the torture of MGS..
DanielGearSolid  +   313d ago
There's nothing I've been crying for more this past gen than varied gameplay... We seem to have lost that. Its been "shoot shoot shoot you beat the game!" or "punch punch punch you beat the game". Not to say all games were like that, there were some gems
WeAreLegion  +   313d ago
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction got points off for "too much variety" in the game play. Maybe that's why. ;)
DanielGearSolid  +   313d ago
Lol... Dont even get me started on these "reviews" from these "journalists"
meant to agree, but disagreed
WeAreLegion  +   313d ago
@GUYwhoPLAYSvideoGAME - Lol. I do that a lot, too.
Meatyboy  +   313d ago
Lots of shooting in games is boring only if the shooting itself is boring. If a game does it right then it's not a problem how much shooting there is. (half life 2, halo:CE) If they say there's hardly any shooting implying it's a good thing then that also implies the shooting is not as fun so they didn't put in a lot. Why don't they take out shooting for good if it puts the game down that much?

This game will be awesome btw just don't get the title.
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Alexious  +   313d ago
It's about giving more variety to the gameplay instead of shoot-cutscene-shoot-cutscene- shoot-cutscene.

Yes, there can be more than that.
BABY-JEDI  +   313d ago
I kind of hope that your team have to investigate these demonic occurrences with each character having their own specific skill bases. The gaming mix looks like a more advanced & mixed RE4. Which is all good in my book.
; D
Chapter11  +   313d ago
One trailer and a few scant screenshots and its already anointed the greatest game of all time. I just don't get it.
Lukas_Japonicus  +   313d ago
Hyperbole much?
CLOUD1983  +   313d ago
Glad to hear it won't be non-stop shooting because that's what it bored me at UC games I like the series but all that shooting become boring at times Tomb Raider the game that inspire UC was not like that it have lot's of puzzles & lot's of platforming UC is mostly shooting I hope that this is going to change in UC4 for PS4.
Rainstorm81  +   313d ago
UC has tons of puzzles and platforming.....Tomb Raider has arguably just as much shooting as any game in the UC series not to mention the puzzles were down right elementary level difficulty.
MilkMan  +   313d ago
Im not going to get all excited over a few bits of info. I want to see what this game is all about, see how it plays and most importantly if its fun.
Festano  +   313d ago
I have high expectations for this title, I hope I'm not wrong.
Armadilo21  +   313d ago
So no multiplayer ?
Riderz1337  +   313d ago
Single player > multiplayer
Armadilo21  +   313d ago
still Multiplayer adds more bang for your buck
KratosSaveUs  +   313d ago
@Riderz1337 Nailed it. I buy games for stories not multiplayer.
_QQ_  +   313d ago
Since when?
wannabe gamer  +   313d ago
why bother, it will be a graveyard in 1-2 months after release like every other game. Even games with good multiplayer get abandoned after a few months. there are just too many games offering too much.
CrossingEden  +   313d ago
Actually some games still have huge multiplayer bases months after release
-Halo 4
-Battlefield 3
to name a few. From what i've seen it's usually sony exclusive shooters that go dead pretty quickly, like resistance 3 and killzone 3, which is sort of a shame because killzone 3 had a good idea going.
Riderz1337  +   313d ago
@CrossingEden, Agree with your list except for Halo 4. That game died off super quick. You can even look at the activity sheet that Microsoft releases for game activity.
Rainstorm81  +   313d ago
Uncharted 2 multiplayer is still going strong..... It depends on the game and most time its never so few people that its unplayable..... I have run into very few games like that on either platform, and when i do its mostly XBLA/PSN gAMES
wannabe gamer  +   309d ago
@vrossing those are all games that are AAA and are expected to have MP in them. if they didnt then something would be incredibly wrong. look at any game besides the most popular ones, i mean u named Battlefield COD and halo...... yea no kidding lol
MoneyMeng  +   313d ago
Gameplay or GTFO!
wannabe gamer  +   313d ago
The era and stle of everything reminds me of Dishonored but with more realistic graphic engine. I LOVED Dishonored's style/look and feel so thats a very good thing.
WorldGamer  +   313d ago
I'm really excited for this game. I feel like we are in form something special with this one.
plaZeHD  +   313d ago
I am getting tired of this. Show us some gameplay for fuck sake!!!!
Thunderhawkxbox  +   313d ago
U think he's gonna say my game is shit lol
MaximusTKG  +   313d ago
Is there any word on a release date? Or at least what quarter it will come out?
sckipt  +   313d ago
Its begining to sound like the last of us with werewolves

and i am fine with that
Austin48  +   313d ago
I can't wait to see some gameplay
Huwmor  +   313d ago
"The Order's 30 minute game length confirmed"
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