GameZone takes a look at why fighting games in 3D don't end up meeting people's expectations. Street Fighter IV’s success isn’t just a wake-up call; it’s a warning to every fighting game developer.
i prefer 2d
When fighting games went 3D, it was one of the reasons I stopped gaming for long time. My favorite franchise did this *cough* MK *cough*...
There's always Blaz Blu :)
Hey hey, the new MK looks fucking sick. Its like they took the 2D game, made it 3D and added more blood and gore. Honestly going to be the first time I'm looking forward to a MK game in a while.
Well, I think I prefer 3D. I bought Super Street Fighter 4 a month ago and its frustrating as hell. Idk if thats because its 2D or just because its Street Fighter. Like, u literally have to spend hours upon hours practicing just to get good. Sorry, but that type of dedication and frustration isn't for me. I've never had a game other than Street Fighter that made me wanna go outside and get some tail lol. @Wraith- Well, regarding ur first comment, I actually found MK vs. DC to be the most entertaining fighting game I've played this generation. Its very accessible and challenging at the same time. And the learning curve isn't steep like Street Fighter. I guess ur right...its a matter of taste.
Yeah, I guess its taste or what you've grown up playing. I'm an old school gamer, so you'd have to understand practically all games were 2D...minus Zelda, which I don't know what to call that type of game's dimensions.
and i prefer the new SF's to be honest. I do hate capcom though for there prices on DLC. Really 4 costumes cost 3.99 how can you even justify that cost. I admit though between sf4 and ssf4 i have over 300hrs of time played online so i love them to say the least easily over 1000 games played fyi didnt read the article but by seeing lower comments is this a real 3d thing or just a 3d charcter models?
I prefer 2D as well. The action seems more concentrated, faster, and the controls more precise. I remember avoiding jumping attacks in 3D, and shuffling to get in closer.
MK on 3D plane was terrible. Tekken on 3D plane is awesome! Budokai 3 is on a "2D" plane and it was damn good. Blaz Blu >>>>> Street Fighter I actually liked DBZ3 on my Famicom (aka SNES). Here: http://www.youtube.com/watc... ^this is slow. There's a way to make it really fast and damn, these guys suck!
Fighting games usually take a lot of concentration. So if you are seeing stuff come out at you, you will lose focus, and lose the match. Therefore, taking the fun out of games.
I like 2d better for the simple reason I don't want to have to wear glasses of any other type of head gear when playing a game
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actually he isnt. just misinterpreted. in fact his definition of 3D is accurate. WE'RE the ones who are using it incorrectly
Interesting take - I guess I prefer 2D as well, but I also like 3D fighting games. GZ - #Tropico3
2D Fighting just avoids all the pitfalls of the camera in 3D Fighting games. In for Tropico 3! Twitter: MRxDURDEN
Street Fighter gets it right, so the move back to 2D is probably for the best right now while the devs figure out what to do with 3D.
Soul Caliber mastered 3D fighting. i see not one problem wit that franchise in terms of functionality
3D fighting games make local multiplayer impossible (or at least very difficult with a split screen). 2D is the best for playing with your friends.
2D for me. I find the pace much faster with 2d fighting games.
I can count more 2D fighters I like in comparison to 3D fighters, so I agree.
Must agree. 2D fighting games are better.
jus dont wanna have to wear any glasses for it. if they can somehow use 3ds technology so we didnt have to, it could be cool.
What? Thats funny...even if you're not serious.
another misinterpretation lol
2D keeps it nice and simple. My fav fighting games have all been in 2D. SSFT2, MK3, MVC2 and CVS2.
I like both, but you have to view them as different kinds of games, not to be compared to each other. Since there are both types to buy, it is a non-issue imo.
The best fighting Game is Super smash bros. BRAWL
I prefer Melee over Brawl. Why do you like Brawl so much?
the graphics are better the gameplay is better more items more everything internet gaming adventure mode (a lot of modes) why do you think melee is better??:O....(the charging combo and the air dodge what a bug :A)
Fighting games are all about speed, smoothness of response, and twitch reactions. Putting them in current 3D technology interferes with much of that. Maybe someday when it improves.
Perhaps the problem with 3D fighting games is that they just try to change things a little from 2D fighting games. To be successful, they may need to have very different mechanics. They might also need new advances in 3D gaming hardware. GZ
2D is the way to go
BlazBlue...that is all.
Eventualy will have 3d fighting but they'll be simpler then what play now. As of now, I think the only true 3D fighter will be for microsoft's kinect.
2D is superior, the main reason I don't play Fighter's anymore is because they're all 3D. Now I just play Street Fighter 3rd Strike and hope one day Capcom makes a remastered HD version of it.
Blazblue is good, it's just that I'm a massive Street Fighter fan and I love the control setup for Street Fighter.
2d is better because the hit boxes are more accurate, the gameplay is normally smoother and faster and most of all it gives it personality. Blazblue proves that 2d is still king when it comes to fighters. plus i notce 2d games have alot more combo variations, 3d is sorta wierd with that. sux MVC3 went 3d, but o well 3d fighters are all stiff with the exception of Dead or alive
MvC3 is still 2D fighting, just on a 3D plane like in Street Fighter 4
2D for me. I prefer well crafted sprites too but don't mind a game like MvC3.
I don't play that many fighting games besides SC and MK. Tbh, 3D did horrible things to the MK series. I disagree that all 3D fighters suck though, imo the Soul Calibur games are head and shoulders above any fighting series I've played in recent years.
2D fighting games seem to have more speed, move faster gameplay Vs 3D. MVC was one of the games that show how good 2D is.
the sooner Microsoft brings this back, the sooner Rare will be able to be free of making shit.
i like both really. Over the top games with powers are generally 2d: Street fighter/ Marvel vs. Capcom While 3d fighters have their place too: Tekken/DOA/Soul Caliber i think they should stay where they're at. Variety spice of life and all that.
I agree with this. 2D often trumps 3D in many genres.
It really depends on my mood, i like them both
I'll take KoF for best 2d game this gen, simply cause the game is grounded, it has similarities like Street Fighter, and the story has always been solid. If Street Fighter goes back to 2D then I will be a happy camper, but I did SSF4.
I think fighting games have always been more about the special moves than having some fancy 3d movement. Look at BlazBlue, for instance. Old school 2d style, but all the special moves are intricate and challenging.
I'd really need to play some of today's fighters before taking sides in this discussion. 2D or 3D, never been a huge fan of the genre. Last fighter I played was probably Soul Calibur on the original Dreamcast (back in '99). Geez. I'm assuming things have come a long way in 11 years, but back then I'd rather play in 3D than 2D... wasn't a fan of Street Fighter or Mortal Kombat if memory serves.
I agree as well - 2D games have been far more successful.
honestly, it depends, SoulCalibur is great in 3D, but SF4 was by far better the the SF EX series. It's more a franchise thing.
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