Square Enix just released two lovely TV commercials of the upcoming PS3 exclusive JRPG Drakengard 3 (Drag-on Dragoon 3 in Japan) that will hit the west in 2014 and the Japanese shelves in three days.
I got all excited until I saw the name SquareEnix. I'll need to throttle it back a bit...
Please Be Excited! - Square Enix
Drakengard 3 Going to be the Best New PS3 JRPG Game brought to you by Square Enix !!! :D
I love JRPGs like the next but those that are disagreeing... Tell me something SquareEnix has put out since FFVII and maybe FFVIII that has been worth a damn?
FFIX is one of the best in the series, on a par with VII for me. VIII is one of the worst, IMO. Plus, Parasite Eve, Xenogears, Bravely Default, Brave Fencer Musashi, Legend of Dragoon, Chrono Cross and many more have been "worth a damn".
FFX, FFXII... And prabably FFXV will get you wet! Anyway i wish this had a ps4 release with suited grafix & gameplay!
Square before SquareEnix the height of JRPGs and loved them. It was THE JRPG company. The quality of the games/stories/presentation went downhill. Back in the day anything they produced was a day one buy, nowadays I have to wait for the gamer's response/reviews. LoD, personally haven't enjoyed a FF game as much as I did VII. It's be polled several times thus far about which is majority of people's favorite. 6,7 and 8 continously round out folks favorite. Could you be the minority and like IX? Of course you can and there is nothing wrong with it at all. Like I said, I will throttle back my excitement and wait and see how this game pans out. I'm on of those closet guys that hoping for Square to go back to their former glory. FFXV - I hope it good bruh. We've waited 7 years for this bad boy. I really do hope it's awesome.
"Tell me something SquareEnix has put out since FFVII and maybe FFVIII that has been worth a damn?" FYI, back then the name still SQUARE-SOFT, not Square-Enix. They merged with Enix in 2003 when they breaked their own tradition by creating a sequel for main FF (in this case: FF X-2). And yes, they produced tons of amazing games worth mentioning after FF VIII such as Vagrant Story, Xenogears, Parasite Eve, Chrono Cross, Kingdom Hearts, Legend of Mana, Front Mission 3, etc etc.
Inception - do notice my slight correction to back in the days of Square w/o the Enix. Once the merger shit went to hell. Pre merger Square (SquareSoft most just called them Square or SS), reign was undisputed. I miss the 90s and early 00s JRPGs. /sigh
Dude, FFIX FFXII FF14L ARR Are all great.
Before you bitch about SE, they're only published this game. The dev is Access Game (Deadly Premonition) consisted with talented people who created Nier. But if you don't like Drakengard 1 & 2 for PS2 or Nier, than this game maybe not for you.
Just a publisher eh? Like they have no influence on developers... yeah ok bud.
Maybe SE gave some good input for the team, but that's it. Hell, even SE doesn't let Access Games use their precious Crystal / Luminous engine. If SE had more hands in Drakengard 3, than i'm sure Access Games will said that in the interview.
This game gets a pass for me because ScrewEnix is just the publisher not the developer. And the art direction is devoid of the typical (sick and tired of) Nomura character designs. This one looks fresh, clean and different. The contrast between white and red blood seems to be the theme. From what I see this is a good totally unusual but complete game package of RPG, action and good old fashioned Panzer Dragoon shooter goodness with shots of hot chicks character designs. This why I love the PS3 platform from the start. I knew it will have the most game support from the West and from Japan! Same will go for the PS4. PS3 has long life ahead of it.
Lol, we're the same. I'm a bit tired with Nomura design and wants more of Akihiko Yoshida (my most fav char design after Yoshitaka Amano) and Kimihiko Fujisaka. That's why Bravely Default and Drakengard 3 are the most wanted SE games for me. Ironicly, both Bravely Default and Drakengard 3 are not developed by SE. Oh well, i hope SE got inspired by Silicon Studio and Access Games, maybe they will got their old mojo back.
They published the first two as well. You need to realize that MOST games produced out of Japan will be published by square Enix. They publish almost everything over there. They're like the Walmart of Japan. They do anime, movies, games, among other things. And the first drakengard was really good so here's hoping they can do another one better then 2.
Hopefully we can finally start to see those fantastic titles like on the PS2, the ones that were very memorable but didn't sell super well because they didn't try and cater to everyone and their one leg in the grave grandmother.
Wait, in japanese it's called "Dragoon Dragoon?" Okay then? =P Still, looking really forward to it Wanting a sequel for drakenguard 2 ever since i finished it And who knows? Maybe this means we'll get a Drakenguard HD collection on PS3 and/or PS4
Very excited for this game ^-^
Why no xbox, I really hate my console for not having many exclusives for about 3 years.
Wish the would come out for 360. Would be awesome for this or games like it to come to the vita . Remaster for ps4 would be great
its getting great reviews in Japan and some other sites so its definitely a try
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