From Software published a new demo gameplay video from Ninja Blade. Enjoy!
WOW, that looks very MEH. Graphics look below what they should be these days, and did you see the AI of the 'goons' when he first landed, they wernt even facing the right way! looks poor IMO. Is this a BIG title? I honestly havnt heard of it before
Do you mean graphics or gameplay? The graphics look good, but the video quality is so poor that I can't tell whether they'd actually look good in HD. Gameplay looks reasonably fun, looks like most of it is just QTEs though, followed by a stupid zoom into the guy's eye (WTF it that lol) - if the combat can be deep, challenging and rewarding it will be a good game. I'm impressed by the cinematics, but the eye-zoom thing was cool the first time. Not the 10th time.
Looks to me like the graphics are between NG2 and Geow2 level. Same poly level but the lighting seems to be better than the former. Good rail sequences but the spider pushing the ninja all the way back with his "shockwave" attack to re-run the gauntlet seems like a repetitive gameplay element to me. I don't like seeing all the Excellents! and fantastics! in the middle of the screen. It's distracting.
If that terrible AI is going to be in the final game then its going to get crappy reviews nomather what. also looked like it had some framerate issues here and there, but it could just be the video from what i know. but gameplay looks kinda boring, way to much just pushing a single button and then watching a movie. The part where he ran towards the spider looked kinda cool, but a cool moment here and there isnt going to save it from being mediocre. Maybe it will save it from disaster :P I can totally see edge giving this better then resistance 2 though with the following explenation: The game sucks, but its innovative with its use of timed button pressing events, never has it been done quite like this 7/10
It actually seems like it might be a good game, the only thing that I didnt like was the name "Ninja Blade" get a better one and the second thing is the eye close up, really, how many times did they have an eye close up in the video, a little too dramatic but after that it looks like it might turn out good.
and the goons looks really stupid. Lol at the huge @ss fire spiting spider....
As you can see, piss poor graphics and nonexistent AI. Ninja Blade is the average 360 game.
Yeah.. but we still have NG2 Ah! and take out PS3 guys of this "WE" xD
Ninja Gaiden 2 failed to live up to the hype. PS3 owners have God of War 3, a.k.a the best looking game ever made, according to GameSpot, David Jaffe, and other sources. God of War is in a league of it's own though so I guess it's not worth mentioning it alongside the flops 360 owners are constantly dealing with. The only AAA exclusive on 360 this year was Queers of Bore 1.5. Fable 2 dropped below 90 on Meta and Left 4 Dead is just Counter-Strike with slightly better graphics and dumb AI.
Oh Chris, you and your time machine... How is it to ALWAYS be waiting for something and never actually have something? Tell me. Oh and I can do the same thing you did: MGS4 is the most overrated b-movie ever, absolute crap movie mixed with some decent gameplay that lasts for about two seconds before you're forced to watch another suckscene. LBP is another overrated piece of crap, an advanced level creator for kids which fanboys desperately try to make out as HARDCORE, loooool, don't you realize how sad it is to see anything but kids play that crap? Res2, Edge gave it what it deserves, everyone else felt sorry for insomniac because no matter how hard they try they never manage to create something truly interesting. Ninja Gaiden 2 sliced the balls of every PS3 game this year, if you don't realize that I suggest you actually play it, no, nevermind, you probably won't be able to beat the first boss on acolyte. Then Gears 2 came and took a sh!t on them, just for good measure. BAM!
@Rickastley haha poor sonyfanboy NG2 is the best hacknslash and i dont care for games that isnt releasexfd like GoW3 (only 2010) And 360 has Halo3, Gears1 and 2, Braid, Mass Effect, L4D and Forza AAA Exclusive PS3 has only MGS4 and LBP (SALES MEGA FLOP) Dont worry WKC will be the next flop for flopstation3
It looks very familiar in that sense to Ninja Gaiden. Notice how the graphics are good for the city but not for the character models themselves. It's cool when he jumps out of the heli and you have to tap certain buttons to make it inside the building rather than just a plain old cutscene.
God..the video quaity sucks! game looks great anyways!
I have a bad feeling anything from FROM software these days is going to suck like Paris Hilton.
Nothing new here
looks cool, i dont like the gameplay or the enemy's, the concept looks decent though.
whats up with xbox and ninja... They Love the ninja hah....
I'm looking forward to this so hopefully it turns out good.
I mean meh in all sense, graphics look utterly average, and gameplay looks even worse, the AI is non existent looks very 'hack and slash and hope we make contact with an enemy'
daredevil meets spider-man to fuse with hayabusa!
is this game just about pressing the right button at the right time ?!! wtf
Looks like they threw a ninja in Devil May Cry to me. Similar graphical direction and gameplay, imo.
this game seems just like it
what are you guys mad? I watched several videos in the last hr and the graphics are actually really tight...NG level for sure. This kind of game is bit too fast for having Gears 2 level of detail...and you would wnat it anyways, it'd be so blurred out by the speed! The QTE button presses are definitely not inspired...but watching it in action, it works at keeping the game flowing and giving the player a sense of the cinematic flare. That certainly ain't bad. I'm a 360 guy - but I also miss the FF/MGS days with the amazing cinematics...add a little QTE to keep you on your toes is fine by me. (yes i realize the difference between ingame engine and full CGI...but similar emotion effect is attained by both). I ain't hatin on PS3 - I hope this ends up coming to you guys! One thing you can't dispute - FROM was smart by unvailing this title so close to completion...I think we all hate seeing target renders and then waiting a year to see if they are even met, and when they are exceeded like in KillZone2...you can't stand the wait!
The graphics look like its from the original xbox...If they want a good looking game they got alot of polishing to do!
the glameplay looks good. i will be safe and rent to own. there are alot of good games comming out in 2009. i can not waste anymore money on avg games.
you guys must all really hate playing any of the old classics like the old final fantasies or metal gears - currently working my way through final fantasy 1). Seriously its not about the graphics - if you can see it enough to know what your doing then be happy. Personally i actually like the graphics at the level they are now for games, occasionally i enjoy being reminded that it is just a game - reminds me of n64 and ps1 days - seeing the occasional glitch lol. Its all alot more fun if you stop being so serious about the whole thing. I want a demo to play looks good for a quick fix :-).
looks like just a bunch of ps3 fanboys
Dude needs a different wardrobe.
... and this is something that's catching my interest, it looks very old school, filled up with many "mini-game" element throughout one single stage. The QTE, the 3rd person, the dodge and fall, then the run dodge and run, to boss battle with QTE running between each... this is quite non-stop. Reminds me of Battletoads mixed with ShadowsOfTheEmpire and other game with similar base, where your are doing multitasks per stage, only in this one is all during stage. I jut hope it is hard to beat. About graphics: 1st concern is that this video is not the full resolution of the game, nor its frame rate. I'm making a game and I know how hard it is pull out stuff like that so smoothly, I'm talking about transition effects. IMO, this game looks pretty neat, for it looks like it almost have FMV-CG-like graphics, there were no frame-skip during the hole thing, diffuse and specular looked very solid, instead of just looking just like plain high-res textures like in other games on XBox. The music was the kick in it!, it help a lot to the intensity throughout sessions, it was very intense. And it fits perfectly. I'm looking forward to this one, I'm giving a chance to the XBox for this one, I hope its good!
WHEN DOES GOOD GRAPHICS , MAKE GREAT GAMES??????
But it could be fun.
I think it's just the video quality. I'm interested in this game so hopefully it delivers.
its better than i expected! and graphix are good too.
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