Frank West returns with Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. I question whether or not we really need this game and the fan reactions surrounding the announcement.
I'm quite interested in the game but unless it has different types of enemies, weapons and a new storyline then I can't see myself paying full price.
Agreed. From what I've seen though, it seems like its just the same game with the character model of West. If so, this could have easily been done through DLC. I hope they do offer something new.
True, this really should be dlc - like with Case Zero and Case west. Same goes for SF4's special editions and now apparently MvC3 - I'd rather have dlc or a proper sequel then have several upgrades released on disc. Kinda puts you off buying the game at launch when there's gonna be a better version of the same game released 6 months later.
That reminds me I still need to beat the game. I just saw it on my STEAM folder the other day and I had completely forgot about it.
I still haven't beaten the game either, but it's not because I forgot about it. I simply lost interest, so in answer to the title's question... no.
I'm interested in the concept but Dead Rising is a special genre, one game every 2 to 3 years, otherwise people are gonna feel burned out by zombie killing.
I say we should wait before judging the game. It might be in the same setting as DR2 with DR's original protagonist, but that doesn't mean it won't be worth the price of admission. Remember the outrage when L4D2 was announced? Yet, the game turned out better than the first one in many ways and was overall very well received, even by those boycotting the game. We currently have very little information about DR:OtR, there's still a chance Capcom could surprise us by unleashing a lot of new and interesting concepts and content not found before in the DR series. Just because it sounds like an expansion on paper doesn't mean the final product won't be a hig quality one.
Bad example. L4D 1 and 2 should have both been $20 XBLA games. I bought the first, kinda liked it but when I realized there was like 4 levels I was pretty pissed. So the second one came out, and it was a huge improvement on the first, it was very different! (and by that I mean that they re-skinned the characters and environments)
How many versions of that game were made before it went turbo? Then there's the Megaman Network Battle titles which were coming out almost on a monthly basis without shame. Capcom is just up to old habits.
Exactly, it wouldn't be CapCom without multiple versions of the same title. Why do sequels when you can add a subtitle?
Wish they would've just released this one in the first place rather than the one featuring "Xtreme Aaron Eckhart". Seriously folks. The first Dead Rising was better, the only innovation capcom included in the second was putting more zombies on screen. It took them 4 years to come up with that. It's capcom we're talking about here....the lease innovative, most DLC-mongering pack of morons in gaming today. This makes perfect sense for them to do.
In some ways this may be like GTA: Episodes from Liberty City; same location but basically a new game with a new story, cut scenes, areas, moves and items. It's a cash grab, but it looks like they're putting effort into it.
I'll wait and see but I won't pay full retail for it as I already have DR2. I'm hoping it'll be cheaper but if it isn't, I'll wait for a price drop. Dead Rising 2 dropped down in price pretty quickly after it came out.
It did drop in price here quickly. I got the Zombrex edition, 2 discs, metal case, and pen in shape of a syringe for only £22 around 2 months after release. I will only buy this if its a lot different to DR2 and then I'll wait till a big price drop.
Simple....NO WE DON'T Reasons: Make a zombie game with better controls Make a zombie game without subtitles Make a zombie game that does not have a time limit, like a freemode? Make a zombie game with 4 player co-op. If they do this, I might be interested
I would have liked just a free mode with no time limits, but I think DR2 was a pretty damn good game. It wasn't perfect and there could be alot that could be improved i.e. less loading screens, shorter loading screens (if possible), no screen tearing, changing difficulty, auto saving/check points and also, maybe some sort of survival mode where you do have 4 players or so and have to complete challenges etc. Like I said before, I'll get Off the Record if its cheaper or when it drops down in price, if not I'll wait for DR3.
Frank should have been the main character to begin with. I was interested until I saw the word "checkpoints." Don't hold my hand - I want a challenge when I play Dead Rising.
Do we really need any game? I mean that can be said about all games, just let them make the game and the people who want it will buy it and the people who don't, won't, it's their money and if they(Capcom) want to waste it then let em. I won't be buying it as I am tired of Dead Rising, hell, I still haven't finished Dead Rising 2.
Do we need any game ever? No, of course we would like many games, but there made based on fan feedback and demand. Dead rising sells well, so why not make another?
I just bought Dead Rising 2... I think its kinda pointless as they could have just moved on to Dead Rising 3. This isn't a directors cut, its a whole different game they are marketing it as so we'll have to see. Frankly, with a DLC install you could just play as Frank instead of Chuck from the get go. Will have to trade DR2 for DR:Franks edition if its better. I don't like the idea of buying the same game over again.
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