Yu Suzuki goes into more detail about Shenmue III.
Has no one told these people about QTEs and the gaming community? Especially "elaborate" ones?
There's a lot of games that still use QTE.
Can't have Shenmue without QTEs. The first game pioneered it. And at least they'll be more elaborate this time around.
You do realize this game is being made for the fans of the serie right? And that they are fully aware about the game mechanics. And they want the game to be faithful to the originals. And they waited for this game for 14 years, shouldn't you just be happy for them? Instead of going to an article to bitch and complain about a game that you clearly have no interest in it.
Aren't you bitching now?
It's Godmars, he's always bitchin' about everything.
I'm just going to put this out there and say, I actually like QTEs. I don't understand the hate some foster for them. I've always enjoyed them. In some cases they feel inappropriate but in others, especially action orientated games I feel they help the player retain a sense of control during the games more cinematic moments, enabling these non-playable sequences to keep a similar sense of immersion to gameplay.
There is absolutely no reason to take control from the player in any game except in a cutscene. Why not just make it a cutscene where your character does what you would be doing by pressing a button?
Shenmue basically invented the QTE as we know it, and frankly it wouldnt be shenmue WITHOUT QTE, what the hell do people want? If all you want is to walk around doing minigames play Yakuza, but this is shenmue, I Want it to pick up where it left off and not abandon what made it unique even if so many have adopted the same mechanics. Please understand its a sequel and not a full re imagining of the story. It needs QTEs if for nothing else than nostalgia.
QTEs can be a little annoying, BUT SHENMUE is the ONLY exception. Cuz it's shenmue, 1st day backer here.
Shenmue was great. Don't try to label it, it won't work. They should make Shenmue exactly the way it was. I don't think Suzuki is the type of person who would care too much about what people think/say. Otherwise we would never have had Shenmue to begin with.
Shenmue 3 is happening because of the fans, not people who don't give a sh** about it like you. Some people LOVE to complain about ANYTHING...
QTEs are part of Shenmues DNA.
Dosen't this prove how successful old franchises can be I mean if more developers did this with franchises which would most likely not see the light of day it could end up working...or create a franchise similar to a one owned by a greedy company. Shenmue III Yooka-Laylee Toejame and Earl Mighty No 9 Shinji Mikami should get himself on and create a game just like Resident Evil with a similar plot...just with a vampire virus instead.
Wait until the game is out and proper reaction can be taken. As is all that been said is that suckers will pay for promises.
The Evil Within kinda was that game
I'am willing to wager that budget vs sales...this game will bust.
Lmfao! Let me guess? We all gonna give it a pass, cause you know its Shenmue. Lol! You just can't make this sh*t up. Love collective internet logic.
You say that like QTE is a dirty word. Shenmue not only pioneered QTEs but it's part of the game's main mechanics. You can't have a Shenmue game without QTEs.
What pass? It's one of the game's iconic game play features...would u hold it against God of war? I don't get this "pass" because it's Shenmue.
One of these narrow minded expressions the kids see on the internet and keep saying here and there
This isn't about free passes. Blame a developer that implements QTEs that don't compliment the vision of the game, but don't blame the mechanic or make this about imaginary double standards. Resident Evil 4 had great and tasteful implementation of QTE. Resident Evil 6 had abhorrent overuse of the mechanic. Heavy Rain is the game that it is because of QTEs within its adventure gameplay. God of War series has great gameplay that is accented by gratifying QTEs. Shenmue is a fantastic game for reasons including and excluding its use of QTEs.
Can't wait. already backed this ands yooka layee
Same, I backed 100 lol
I have fond memories of those QTEs and fight sequences, wouldn't be true shenmue without them. Inb4 people start complaining that shenmue is the exception to the QTE hatred, it is.
I was afraid of this. It was acceptable back on the Dreamcast but they could be a little more creative and invent new game mechanics that could fit into a Shenmue game. Now that the tech is available this should be a sandbox/RPG type gamegame, not QTE, bland fighting, and mini games.
So you want Shenmue to not be Shenmue?
I want the same atmosphere, same storytelling, better gameplay that's more with the times. It doesn't have yo be the same exact game it was almost 15 years ago. It could be improved upon. Don't know about you but I'm tired of QTE events in my games. They're inexcusable by today's standards. They totally ruined The Order.
I think people vocalize their hate for QTEs more than they actually hate them. It's a matter of monkey see monkey do. Someone hears QTEs are bad from a group of people then they think they are bad and it just snowballs. QTEs are fine if they are done right, like i believe they were done in the Order. I really don't understand what is so offensive about them. Press a button, something happens, and you move on with your life. Sure..they shouldn't be all of the gameplay in today's games, but they are fine for keeping you engaged during a cutscene. Nothing wrong with that.
Dude, I'm no sheep. I just hate QTE's because it's a lazy game mechanic and is boring. I got over that bullsh!t back in the 80's when I played the hell out of Dragon's Lair and Space Ace in the arcades. Do you really think it takes a whole lot of programming talent to make QTE's. Wow, such innovative gameplay! Get your head out of your ass.
I was thinking the EXACT same thing. In fact to me Yakuza or even Sleeping Dogs was kind like Shenmue only better. WELL SAID! Hopefully the mechanics on this new game are up to today's standards.
I haven't backed a game before but i really get the urge to back this, i probably will too. Though it doesn't feel quite right if i bought the PC version, i guess i can always stream it to TV. I also need to play the 2nd game, i only had the first on DC.
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