Submitted by Mizz_mai 1815d ago | news

Quantum Theory Vs Gears Of War

As we patiently await the anticipated PS3 exclusive, Quantum Theory... which will soon to be released early next year. (PS3)

Update At the end of the story the developer EPIC is ment to be stated instead of capcom.....but most of you probably knew that...

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Hellsvacancy  +   1815d ago
Y the hell does EVERY game released hav 2 b paired in2 a duel wid another game
Y cant a game just stand on its own and not hav 2 b compared wid other titles
ultimolu  +   1815d ago

I swear, this is so stupid to be honest.
Dread  +   1815d ago
I agree

this is unnecessary.

It only creates undue pressure and expectations, and gives fuels to the fanboys.

If the game ends up being worse than Gears then people will say its sucks. Even if the game is amazing in its own rights.

similar to what happened to Killzone 1 and Halo 2.

too bad.
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anh_duong  +   1815d ago
please no.. no more comparisons.. this generation of gaming will be remembered less for people playing game but more for people comparing them..

comparisonitis disease seems to have afflicted the majority of gaming journalists this generation
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mastiffchild  +   1815d ago
God! How lazy are these articles getting? We had the two part farce of the ODST/MAG comparison last week and this time round we're comparing another unreleased game though, at least, with one we've played!

There's a palette similarity and the bylky lead looks a bit Gearsy but that's where it, and Yecmo's admitted inspration from Gears ends, imo.

We have NO idea how this plays beyond being aware that both games have a cover susyem and are third person shooters(so why no Kill/Switch or MGS comparisons?). We don't know what mopdes, what the story's like or if there are any real areas where the games overlap.

Can't we just judge QT on it's own merits rather than insisting Tecmo's first ever game in the genre(and one which promises female NPC sidekicks, bladed weapon attacks and more melee fighting than Gears)be more original than the game we're comparing it to? There's also a distinct Art Nouveau flavour to QT's backgrounds not present in Gears and as Gears wears it's influences so very well itself maybe that could end up the biggest similarity when QT is released.

Right this minute, however, we have NOTHING bar screenshots to base our comparison upon so why bother? In the end they aren't even in direct competition as they exist on different latforms and aren't releasing anywhere near one another so the only people needing to choose would be late Gears adopting dual console owners! How many folk with a 360 haven't bught Gears yet-if they like the game anyway?

Pointless, fruitless article-just as bad as the last Halo/MAG one.
saimcheeda  +   1815d ago
I agree too
lets just play the game why keep pairing it!i was tired of all the prototype vs infamous crap too
KRUSSIDULL  +   1815d ago
WTF Webs.com? aka www.freewebs.com lol Im laughing this is just some random person spiting out flame bait to the fanboys please report this.
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Xistan  +   1815d ago
How come there are some people
that approve this article and still complain...

Why do you approve it then? stop approving crap articles...
Poopface the 2nd  +   1815d ago
Im not reading this trash site
I remember an article from them which said something like halo 3 only sells because a lack of games on 360. If that was the case it still wouldnt explain the over 9 million sales. This site is fanboy trash, and shouldnt be getting through this "N4G crap filter" that supposedly exists.

Its bad enough to compare games constantly. But comparing a game taht they have never played to gears(which they probably never played either) is stupid and desperate.

Why not just do a preview of the game instead of trying to make it some sort of competition. THE GAME ISNT OUT YET, DONT COMPARE IT WITH ONES THAT ARE> it makes you look like a complete moron.

They even wrote CAPCOM INSTEAD OF EPIC. Shows you how clueless they are about games, and gaming journalism.
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MGSR THE HD VERSION  +   1814d ago
if ninja blade was considered a "rip off" of ninja gaiden (in which any case they don't even play like each other)



then i don't see why quantum theory shouldn't be seen as a copy of gears. (at least those two games share the same camera and battle mechanics)
ThanatosDMC  +   1814d ago
I bet this game will suck. A copycat is never as good as the original. Just like every game that copied Devil May Cry... they try too hard. Also, it's Tecmo. Shooter game + Tecmo = ???

Five bucks there'll be some ninja moves or a ninja enemy or something ninja on here.
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likedamaster  +   1814d ago
Quantum is obviously a Gears clone but...
...what is up with journalism and the spell checker these days?

"...Epic is MENT to be stated instead of capcom."

Wtf? Fail.
BkaY  +   1814d ago
joker: and here...we.....go..
sinncross  +   1815d ago
What Quantum Theory needs is co-op. I;d be shocked and disappointed if Tecmo leave it as a solo single player campaign only, especially when the game utilizes two characters working together.
kaveti6616  +   1814d ago
I saw in an interview where one of the devs was talking about the two characters working together and the interviewer asked if there was going to be co-op and the developer got all nervous and said the girl was a AI or something.
crs353  +   1815d ago
it looks good iv wanted it ever scence i saw it like a year ago. to bad gears wouldnt come to ps3 to tho. good game
Ju  +   1815d ago
What's so special about Gears? Have to force myself to finish that on the PC and its certainly not enough to convince me to look for the second part. So, what's so special about Gears ? I don't get it. Quantum can only be better. ...
dirthurts  +   1815d ago
Gears is amazing
I still play it a few times a week (the only multiplayer I play). Big fan of it myself.
Most people like it, but not for everyone.
This game looks fun too. We'll see. : )
HammockGames  +   1815d ago
To each his own
Personally, I love the shooting mechanics and overall feel of Gears, and I also like the graphics (perhaps not the very best around, but pretty nifty looking nevertheless). I dig it so much I played Gears 1 on both PC and 360 and I'm going through Gears 2 again (lost track of how many times now).

Quantum will have a high standard to live up to as far as measuring up to Gears. I hope it does, but it won't be easy.
ElementX  +   1815d ago
A blog?
TrevorPhillips  +   1815d ago
a blog and this is nonsense, quantum vs gears of war which part are you talking about and quantum isn't out till early 2010
Brutallyhonest  +   1815d ago
You approved this article so why are you complaining about it?
Calling it a blog is a reach. It's more like a myspace page made by kids.
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KionicWarlord222  +   1815d ago
This game looks like unreal tournament and gears of war mixed together .
ZombieAutopsy  +   1815d ago
Just rebought Gears and if Quantam Theory is anything like it im getting it day one. Im hoping the story will be a little better though.
forcefullpower  +   1815d ago
Bad Copy
This just looks like a bad copy of gears of war.
LittleBigSackBoy  +   1815d ago
looks like a better copy imo
PirateThom  +   1815d ago
So, by that train of "logic", Gears of War is just a bad copy of kill.switch?
Double Toasted  +   1815d ago
@Pirate thom...
nice try, but...no
Dread  +   1815d ago

the logic is not the same because we have actually played killswitch and gears.

better luck next time
PirateThom  +   1815d ago
So, how can this be a bad copy if no one has played it?
LittleBigSackBoy  +   1815d ago
i bet you HAVEN'T played kill.switch,i bet most of the people on N4G haven't either
KionicWarlord222  +   1815d ago
Gears of war was inspired by kill switch cover system . But gears of war 2 ` s works better .
Dread  +   1815d ago

i have played kill.switch and it was fun, but not impressive.

Gears was fun and impressive.
Veneno  +   1815d ago
Nice pwn, Pirate.
pixelsword  +   1814d ago
@ KionicWarlord222-
Sorry Kionic, from what I've remember from both games the cover system for Gears of War and Kill.Switch works exactly the same and not inspired; granted I played Kill.Switch a long time ago, so I'm not 100% on that. Do you have specific examples of how the cover system is different? Thanks.

Now since you can take a hostage, I'll agree that the second one is better.
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HDgamer  +   1814d ago
Hurr I see what joo did thar.
likedamaster  +   1814d ago
"So, by that train of "logic", Gears of War is just a bad copy of kill.switch?"

Actually, Gears is what kill.switch should've been.
THC CELL  +   1815d ago
both games look good

and i will play both
LeonSKennedy4Life  +   1815d ago
Double Toasted  +   1815d ago
....we're off.
THC CELL  +   1815d ago
even tho i said on the good side of the page they both look good
there is only one winner
DonCorneo  +   1814d ago
beat grays of war, all quantum needs to do to
is to be less glitchy and laggy than ghays of lag
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Tr10wn  +   1814d ago
Ermm this game wont be even close to what gears of wars is from what i've see in this gameplay the game just suck it will be another Haze
topdawg122  +   1814d ago
I gotta admit this does not look as good as gears which is the only 360 game I like btw but I'm sure it will be good
TheMART  +   1815d ago
Haha this game looks dull compared to Gears of War. Jees. It certainly borrows some of the Gears stuff, but its not even close.. PS3 users want Gears of War so much they get so happy with a sad clone like Quantum Theory. Funny.


@badbond ps3 fantard (below)

Stupid droid, I own a PS3 and I'll be getting Uncharted 2 the only game for 2009 besides KZ2, and God of War III and GT5 in 2010 (if GT5 isn't further delayed to be a PS4 launch title in 2012). You may keep MAG and Ratchet and clank CIT.

@ mooey the stupid cow

Gears 2 perfected some things that Killswitch did. Uncharted borrowed from Killswitch/Gears also. You can borrow, if one makes it better. This game Quantum Theory makes it worse.

Why didn't you reply lately on a post when you as a cow got pwned that bad as being raped by an elephant by the way mooey?
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badbond1  +   1815d ago
Don't worry Botty boy...
you won't be getting it, just like Uncharted 2, God of War III. GT5, MAG, Ratchet and clank CIT and more! Just face it, the PS3 has the better games and the xbox is collecting dust and RROD!
Mo0eY  +   1815d ago
" It certainly borrows some of the Kill.Switch stuff, but its not even close.. Xbox 360 users wanted Kill.Switch so much they get so happy with a sad clone like Gears of War."


Mo0eY  +   1815d ago
"This game Quantum Theory makes it worse. "

Clearly, you've played the game. Can I get your full review on it? How was the ending? The gameplay? The multiplayer?

Games copy games. Face the facts. You are just scared because it could potentially be better than the only other game Xbox has besides Halo. Boo hoo more.

As for the elephant comment, I have no clue what you're talking about.

Now that I've read the article, Quantum Theory seems better than Glitches of Snore: 2 out of 5
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xztence  +   1815d ago
xbots are afraid this game will be better then Queers.
LeonSKennedy4Life  +   1815d ago
I'm actually with Mart on this one.

This game looks terrible!

Can you guys get over the fact that it's on PS3 for a second. Don't defend this crapfest. We have Heavy Rain, God of War III, Gran Turismo 5, Uncharted 2, FFVXIII, and various other INCREDIBLE titles coming out. This looks terrible!!!

Also...Mart...UNBLOCK ME!!!
Poopface the 2nd  +   1814d ago
all I have to say is watch the video and look at teh Animations
looks straight out of quake 2. Maybe even quake 1. Look at the enemies and the main character, looks like he crapped his pants.

Games borrow from games all the time, doesnt change that fact that this game looks bad.

Dont believe me? Look at the main character run at the very end of the video. Looks like hes running to catch THE SHORT BUS.
talltony  +   1814d ago
yea mart
hopefully its gears of war without the unbarable lag, latency, and inhaling chainsaw problems.
Still Mart right now it is way to early to tell and I wont be surprised if it actually gets better reviews than gears in the end but right now I have not seen enough gameplay footage and neither have you..
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Zack Sawyer  +   1815d ago
I fail to see how these games can be compared. Is it just because they are both over the shoulder shooters?

Because from what I have seen of the video thats where the similarities end.

Destructible cover? Has this person played Gears of War???
kaveti6616  +   1814d ago
In this case the use of the Unreal Engine 3 has made the two games look similar, although Tecmo is promising to bring some Japanese style to the game.
saimcheeda  +   1815d ago
I dont know which is better
but i like the name Quantum Theory more
Keowrath  +   1815d ago
I'm looking forward to Quantum AS LONG AS the speed increase is enough. I just could not get on with Gears due to the speed of movement. I really tried, I WANTED to enjoy gears when I finally got to play it last christmas but the speed of the game really put me off. I know I'm in the minority on that and I'm not saying Gears is a bad game... It's just not for me.

As long as the speed is increased in Quantum I'll be happy. I'm looking forward to throwing my girlfriend at enemies as a missile =)
Ju  +   1815d ago
Not alone (but, well, I think I belong to that minority, too). Its still Bore of War for me. Anyway, with some fighting action in Quantum, I can imagine your need for speed might be satisfied.
timestoby  +   1815d ago
i wonderd when this would come up,since back when they said it was a gears clone for ps3. it will prob be better.....
gameman  +   1815d ago
Quantum Theory .....is
LeonSKennedy4Life  +   1815d ago
Mo0eY  +   1815d ago
This is the true Gears of War sequel. I can't even believe bots acknowledge Gears of War 2 after all of this:


No excuses. Killzone 2, Resistance 2, Uncharted NEVER had any of this crap at launch. Nice try.
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KionicWarlord222  +   1815d ago
Too bad you dont play gears of war 2 because you would know there was a update .

Notice the title of your video is "December 24" .

Why did you bring up those games ? You were talking about gears of war.

Gears of war 2 is fun still . People found glitches that didn't interrupt my play time , no harm done .
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likedamaster  +   1814d ago
"Killzone 2, Resistance 2, Uncharted"
Even if they did find glitches on these games, no one would ever bother posting 'em because they are just not as popular as Gears of War.

Good day sir.
NeptuneMerc  +   1815d ago
Blatant rip off.
Sir Ken_Kutaragi  +   1815d ago
WTF??? It should say -
Quantum Theory Vs Halo 1/2/3/RRoDST/etc etc!!! ;-D
peeps  +   1815d ago
just doesn't look 'right'. i was watching it thinking what was up and then i realised, the guns just don't seem very powerful. like when he's firing it the sound just doesn't sound v gd and when the bullet (or whatever they're firing) hits the enemies, it doesn't seem to register, like theres no blood or any sort of flinch from the enemy, just looks odd.

as u can tell, couldnt really explain it well but watch the video and try to see what i mean about the guns lol
7Thirty  +   1815d ago
I wish it was
more over the top gore like Gears, but this game looks interesting nonetheless.
table  +   1814d ago
I agree, hopefully this has been improved since the footage was released. The gameplay looks a little stale compared to Gears.
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Poopface the 2nd  +   1814d ago
I havent been following this game as I dont have a ps3
but I can see what you mean. Watching that video, it really looked cheap. Maybe because I was expecting it to be more like gears(after hearing all the comparisons), but it looked like the enemies just stood there and all the characters looked stiff.

The animations look like something out of quake 2. The enemies just stand there while you shoot them. Im sure they will improve it before release tho.
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Wurider  +   1815d ago
Well we know which one is going to have the most sales!!!
LittleBigSackBoy  +   1815d ago
probably quantum, in japan
LeonSKennedy4Life  +   1815d ago
Let's not.

Halo 3 outsold Metal Gear Solid 4.

You can't honestly tell me Halo 3 is a better game, can you?
likedamaster  +   1814d ago
"You can't honestly tell me Halo 3 is a better game, can you?"
10 million times better.
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bunfighterii  +   1815d ago
I dont like the look of this game. I never bought into all that weird japanese/neogothic/giger inspired sh!t.
LittleBigSackBoy  +   1815d ago
it looks exactly like gears, so you must not like the look of gears either
kaveti6616  +   1814d ago
This doesn't look exactly like Gears. But gears does have a lot of brown and gray and this game has a lot of metallic blue and dark tones.
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Nitrowolf2  +   1815d ago
@ comment 1
because the media is always looking for sh1t to get hits.I mean how many times have there been comparison with Halo for a gmae that isn't even the same genre? The media is just stupid this time. Just wait when this game comes out. "Gears Vs Quanton Graphic comparison"
Saaking  +   1815d ago
Bots are shaking their fear. First, a possibly superior game to gears, and second the possibility of the third gears going mulitplat. They could loose everything.
NeptuneMerc  +   1815d ago
Are you mentally retarded or something ? Gears 3 going multi-plat ? Don't make me laugh.

Loose everything ? You make it sound like people would go homeless.

GTFO Saaking !!!
saimcheeda  +   1815d ago
but as always
we PS fans have much better counter parts for xbox 360 games!
terrandragon  +   1815d ago
Of course, they are sooooo scared by a blog.
Saaking  +   1815d ago
MS had a 2-game deal. They'll have to pay a lot to keep Gears 3 exclusives as the Gears IP is owned by EPIC and not MS. I said "loose everything" because a lot of the bots seem really tied to their system and sales.
LeonSKennedy4Life  +   1815d ago
It'll have to do a lot to be better than Gears 2. Gears 1 was...meh.
LeonSKennedy4Life  +   1815d ago
I'm calling it now, guys.

This game is gonna suck.

If the developers didn't take the time to make the gun "unannoying", what would make them care about making the game fun?

It's the little things that count.

Also, bad guy shooting into the air when you see him the first time...can we NOT do that anymore? What is this? 1997?

It looks wonderfully generic. I can't imagine it having a great storyline either.

It looks pretty darn "ok" right now.

Terrible reviews. Terrible game.

We'll get a demo to confirm it two weeks before release. Don't get your hopes up, kids. Wait for better games. Heavy Rain anyone?
Eiffel  +   1815d ago
QT Looks to dark to me. I mean that by literal terms. Turn the damn light on. Black everywhere. Where is this game taking place in the dark depths of satans asshole?

IMO I'm not a fan of either Gears or QT so consider my opinion humorous and neutral.
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