Sega West president Mike Hayes has confirmed that there won't be a sequel to modern-day spy RPG Alpha Protocol. "Let's speak very commercially; the game hasn't sold what we've expected, therefore we won't be doing a sequel," he said.
Too bad, sounded like a promising title, will still pick it up in the near future, once the patch is released.
From what I have seen maybe there shouldn't have been an Alpha Protocol 1.
I found it to be an enjoyable game. I will admit that it could have used a bit more polish, but all around a fun game.
That sounds like Obsidian alright.
I mean if you like it I'm not going to argue with you but sales tell the tale.
Sales most definitely do not tell the tale, but generally mediocre-at-best reviews do.
sega needs to realise alot of fans want shenmue 3
But that's what Yakuza is! If you haven't played a Yakuza game I'd highly recommend it if you liked Shenmue. Since SEGA are quite happy to churn out Yakuza game after Yakuza game every year or so, it might be your only chance for a contemporary Japanese game.
Yakuza, and Shenmue are very different. Just for reference, I'm not interested in playing Yakuza past the first twenty minutes, but I loved Shenmue as one as my favourite games.
Shenmue 3 would be too expensive to make though, Sega can't afford taking huge risks anymore.
like yakuza but its nowhere near shenmue!!! shenmue has way more polish. even by todays standards shenmue is better at its fighting engine edit: who disagreed with me? say why next time. shenmue is more fluid than yakuza on fighting. Yakuza has a more violent finishers but thats about it
Their bad handling of old franchise is another issue . The problem at hand is how their western ventures were for the most part (with two exceptions like the total war series , and maybe , maybe Aliens vs Predator) full of garbage and mediocrity ... Just look at the list , a huge part of their 2008 2009 and 2010 efforts : -the club -the conduit -Viking: Battle for Asgard -alpha protocol -condemned 2 -golden axe best rider -full auto -beijing 2008 -vancouver 2010 -iron man 1 -iron man 2 -Incredible Hulk -the golden compass -Planet 51 -Stormrise -Universe at War: Earth Assault -Happy Tree Friends False Alarm and the most likely to be crap movie tie in Thor and Captain America ... and Tournament of legends on Wii Here we go roughly 60 to 70 % of why Sega has been so abysmal during the ps3/360/wii era , aka " next gen " . The rest being abuse and bad treatments of old japanese franchises .. and at least good new ips on the brighside
Hold it! You're saying Condemned was a mediocre game?!
Total Wars are probably their best selling games, Shogun 2 looks pretty amazing, SEGA needs to land more developers who actually take pride in their work.
Condemned was far from being classed as garbage and mediocre. It was one of the best launch titles.
do not know if it would make a difference to you guys , but i was talking about condemned 2 (my bad) , wich i and quite many others found not nearly as good as the first game . Beside keywords were "for the most part" .. the rest being a list of title from crap to meh ok (imo) .
...SEGA whant's to come back to the console market. They will support their console with titles like this??? :D Won't be a long lived console either.
Thank gosh there's no sequel. What a buggy game.
So we're just making Sonic games now, Regards SEGA Fuck You Dept.
game!! it truly was an action rpg. Something most reviewers didn't seem to understand. by mid game it felt like any other shooter. You really had to wait til your stats were up before you felt strong
the numerous bugs , issues ,and lack of polish of a game so often delayed , hardly got much to do with that . It is often disliked for both bad ("waaaah it's not like mass effect") and good reasons . I just wish some people , especially journalists , had the same so called standards instead of basically giving free passes to a few rpgs , for more or less the same flaws , like bethesda's stuff .
i loved it def could have been better smoother more polished but it is damn fun and the story is great with some really interesting choices
Even the developer said the game was doomed from the beginning and didn't like the direction it was going in. If AP failed that bad, why invest 1 few million more for a part 2? Drop the game and find another project to work on. SEGA needs to do Shenmue 3 before they file bankruptcy again. I don't know who's making the decisions over there, but I am sure it won't be long before we hear that SEGA's CEO has resigned.
game is horrible even alpha protocol should have been cancelled as a dev said himself
Every game published by Sega that I like never lasts long. Every game published by Sega that I hate goes on to get a bunch of sequels.
why should they make a AP2? when the first was delayed multiple time and ended up being a failure?>:/
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