The first review of The Conduit is officially in. Numerous pictures of the upcoming issue of Nintendo Power prove that this score is the real deal.
"Best, pure first person shooter on the Wii" Of course they fail to realize that actually isn't saying much.
Wait, what did Nintendo Power give this game out of 10?
They gave it an 8. Cited a number of flaws however, and the review sounded more like a 6~7.5
8 out of 10? Thats a good score. It isnt a flop, and if you say it is, then that is plain stupid. At least it wasnt like Haze, Lair or Too Human.
I was expecting this kind of score. There is nothing in the gameplay and art design that makes it really stand out. At least they polished the game so that it was still a fun romp, unlike Red Steel.
Has anyone really been far even as decided to do look more like?
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Wasn't really expecting too much from High Voltage, honestly. They haven't done much worthy of awesomeness. Interestingly, I live in the same town where they're located in (Hoffman Estates, IL)
Buttons, they have been living of on other licenses. An 8 for their inhouse IP can't be considered bad at all.
No, it isn't, you're right. The way the summary was worded made it look worse than the 8 it was given
Nintendo power does not give out high scores like most gaming mags. Also the guys over at NP are not really into FPS are they? Seriously if you have a blog you should go to E3 and play it your self.
Hoffman Estates?? I live in Schaumburg and go to Conant Highschool. =P. Small world.
Haha, cool. I go to Hoffman (And I know our football team sucks)
I went to school in Schaumburg at the Art Institute where some of the HV guys went too (though they graduated a few years before me).... I think to look at the attempt made (whether the game is "amazing" or not) is noteworthy, simply because of the game's target console. At least they didn't succumb to making more shovelware and garbage for the Wii. They are/were trying to push graphics and an engine on a system that has been condemned to virtually purely, casual gaming and one of the least hardcore systems Nintendo has ever put out. The system needs a void filled, why should we hope that void remains? I say whether the game is a real 8 or not, props for defying the stereotype to the best they could. Better than watching the Wii's hardcore gaming hopes wither and die, maybe this will push other devs somehow...It'll be interesting to see a broad spectrum of scores for this within the coming weeks, or better yet, to try the game myself one day (don't have a Wii though).
So I guess MP3 is still the best fps on the wii (it got a 10 from NP). *sigh*
ill admit im surprised. really thought the review was a fake :\ oh well, maybe the sequel will be better.
Valay reported GoNintendo today (saying it was a fake) for a similar post...because it was unconfirmed whether the mag shot was real or not. Now that it turns out to be real, NintendoEverything gets all the praise...pretty interesting.
thats actually a dumb comment there's been like 2 or 3 fake reviews of the conduit already so is it that surprising? at least now we finally have a real, "confirmed" nintendo power review. i'm glad that this game is coming out already so that people can stop complaining about this game in all types of ways.
They had the same picture has Nintendo Everything... you were saying my comment is dumb?
And after all that hype sheesh. Looks like Metroid Prime 3 is the best first person game on the wii
What is so bad about a 8? It is still a good score, and beats most other Wii FPS games out there (most, not all). I am still buying it. Just remember that IGN, X-Play, GT, GameSpot, GameInformer, Destructoid, etc still have to review the game. Who knows?? Still awesome, and this leaves room for a sequel.
An 8 really isn't a bad score, it's actually pretty high. I personally think that Metroid Prime 3 will be better, but I guess I'll just have to judge when I pick it up.
Man I kind of feel bad for all the Wii only owners out there. I'm sure this game is pretty decent, but doesn't hold a candle to FPS on the other 2 consoles. I really hope E3 has something nice in store for the hardcore gamers on the Wii. As of now I'll only dust off my Wii to play MH3...but I'm not even sure if I'll do that. :/
We still get gems like NMH, Madworld, TvC etc. While the HD consoles get FPS after FPS or TPS after TPS. The Wii has more fighting games and better platformers/adventure games than the HD consoles so it evens out. I actually own 13 consoles and the Wii and DC, get more playtime than the PS3. KZ2 and SFIV are the only reasons I touch PS3.
The other consoles don't hold a candle to the tech above them either, I mean what is your point? Yet this game does have what we wanted great controls and more polish. I think this was a good effort by HVS. It will only get better.
if yoiu bough a wii when your intrested in FPS'ers you'd have to be pretty stupid the same goes for RTS's as they contain studying and tactics, where most wii games are sertanly lower quality and definatly casual pick up and play for an hour or so. I didn't think Halo wars was amazing, i liked the controls and i found it cool and familure at first with the story and easy controls however. i soon fond the game not as fancy as say red alert 3 on the PC. and rather predictable with pretty much no origanality. i'd have given it a 7 as it didn't beat modern pc based RTS games. if this news was based on another format rather than a wii based ipinion then it would have had more credablity.
...from a Halo 2 wannabe. Graphically, that's about what the Conduit has to offer...AT BEST ; Halo 2 is honestly much more impressive, even though its nearly 6 years older. In terms of MP...there's no freakin' way they could hope to compete with what Bungie has done, or with XBOX Live. 8/10 is respectable for a Wii title...but this game would have been a 3/10 on the 360 or PS3 AT MOST.
You mean what Tribes did years before Halo 2?
@ Tribes. B!tch, please. :o
it not count, becuz ninja-teo give ok review. wait until review from gamespot, EDGE, eurogamer, gameplayer. UH-OH!!!????
That's definitely 5-6 territory.
Albeit a little harsh, the same thought had crossed my mind. If NINTENDO POWER is making statements like... - Doesn't measure up to “big guns” of the genre. - Predictable story. - Unimpressive AI. - Little innovation. - Lack of destructible environments is a disappointment. - Level of detail in locales can be inconsistent. Then I wonder what a non-Nintendo magazine is going to say. That's a little disconcerting. However, best not to judge until after release.
Lack of destructable environments?? Uhhh...hello?? Most games don't have destructable environments. Only Red Steel and Strangehold really have this. Doesn't live up to the "big guns" of the genre?? How come it seems that Nintendo Power talks about Microsoft and Sony alot. Weird. I will give the game a review when I get it. I think that the game is really suited for multiplayer, so I will play with all of you guys to test this. Killzone 2 didn't have a great single player, but awesome multiplayer, so I'll see how that goes.