"Ninja Theory, the developers that brought us Heavenly Sword, are moving forward in the creation of their next game. Something exciting is in the cooking pot and the hinting makes us giddy."
is pure class. Masterpiece. The only downfall is short only.
Also at above. Mod chip.
A Ninja rpg
Edit: hey wait has their ever existed a ninja rpg. mystical ninja goamen is that an rpg
I agree that would be so tight.
cud be multiplatform. Sony can buy this studio for $10-40 million.
I can dream of a heavenly sword 2 with longer game times
The game sold around 500,000 units total. That number won't jump much this holiday as every Ps3 owner is going to be getting Uncharted, Unreal 3, R&CFTOD and Rockband. Thigns like that.
HS is a financial disaster in terms of profit for the company, unless Sony footed the bill... Which, they've been known to do in the past. Look at All the Crash games and spyro games and Resistance. Sony footed the bill and allowed these independent companies to do what they wanted to without worrying too much.
I don't think this team is worthy of that kind of praise by Sony.
500 000 copies at 60 bucks a peice.....you do the math that inat a mill but its pretty good
LOL, HS sold far less than half a million. Stop pulling numbers out your arse.
I love Heavenly Sword and there are a plethora of things the game does amazingly well and impressed me greatly, but i had 2 bug bears with that game. 1, its too short and 2, it just feel's like..."effort" man. They were always saying how emotional the gameplay will be, how it has an amazing story, its so epic...and it is to a degree but its like tried to hard to make it that way, trying to divert the course of a river if you will. Unlike Uncharted: Drake's fortune which is just effortlessly cool, great story, gameplay, characters, and is proper funny at times. But maybe thats just me. Im not dissing Heavenly Sword, don't be thinking that, it does a lot of great things and alot of gaming firsts
I get what you mean. I disagree though, I really liked heavenly sword in so many areas. It's combat system, art direction, and storyline really appealed to me. I hope for a heavenly sword 2.
I didn't liked the game, the story isn't as good as I was told. Kai and Bohan are the only likable characters there...
I am looking forward for anything from Insomniac and Naughty Dog because their games are great and Ninja Theory sucks.
The guys at Ninja Theory are some of the worst developers out there.
"The guys at Ninja Theory are some of the worst developers out there"
Any developer that takes 3 years to make a game that barely takes 3 hours to finish cannot be taken serously.
AND! THEY ARE SO STUPID! She can jumps more then 4 meters in a Button-Hitting-Scene but she cant jump as normal move. SO LAME. q_q
You guys are retards. The reason it probably took so long to make is because its the first game to ever use WETA studios for its cut-scenes, and a lot of big time production shows in it. Its short but you get a great experience, it really is like you're playing a movie. Not that you inbred baboons would appreciate that
wow, i thought everything in Heavenly Sword as great, except for how short it was, the developers did a great job producing this game, I dont know what u guys are talking about....
Did Sony kill your loved one or something?? Whats with the hate? Yeah sure I do not like Microsoft that much but I don't hate on them or on the 360 i think there a good company seriously you fanboys need a hug...
you guys make me laugh .
according to your logic Halo 3 also had 3 hours of gameplay ??? gear had 4 hours of gameplay. you see putting out a number is easy when you havent played it.
stupid MS bi**hes .
This is an amazing example of a paradox.
Look on the bright side, it might take longer than 3 hours to play start to finish.
maybe a Heavenly Sword 2? and mayvbe it will adress the problems that the original had( although not many).
SUPER DUPER PROBLEM: game was waay to short, kinda left you asking for more
Well I liked HS and played it for a good while. I thought they went with the cheap end boss however. Not cheap as in omg I can't beat him just cheap as in weak. It was the best movie I played till Uncharted came out. I hope it's HS 2 and they expand upon the idea 10 fold. I'm hoping for more info soon ^^
Now they have their feet wet, development should be a piece of cake. Heavenly Sword should continue to sell, and reach 1 million copies eventually. Which is excellent for a new ip.
Ive never seen so much hate for an independent studio, who work hard to produce one of the most impressive looking game engines around - with so few people.
This isn't EA or Ubisoft...this is a small independent studio making their way in the game development world to bring something new, and incredible. And they succeeded with their first next-gen game, and I'm sure they will again.
Carry on criticising and you're all calling for EA to make all our games. Retards.
and you will play as paniko a young boy destined for greatness ha ha.
ok maybe not but I bet it will be good.
Just hopes its longer than 8 hours
Whatever game they are making i hope they make a profit off of it and we step up and support a great studio behind these great games.
even though heavenly sword was short it still was a very good game.
I could have sworn these guys said they were working on something boring and completely forgettable? LOL... /sarcasm.
Was anyone here thinking they weren't working on their next game by now? Furthermore does anyone here think they would say anything other than their next game has them very excited and they will let us know more down the road?
Scratch another article up to ...useless information that really did nothing to inform any of us.
An official response from a developer is news...before this we have only had rumours of the original HS being referred to has "HS1" It's news.
I do get what you are saying. A studio saying they are working on a game is technically news.
But if all I am telling the world is "we are working on a game and its really amazing...but I cant say more than that"... is that really news? I mean HELLO?!?!?! they are a game developer...OF COURSE they are working on a game.
Until they say..its a PS3 only game, or its a shooter title, or heck ...just any specifics...then to me its really news. But just saying we are working on a game? ...starting sarcasm again... "Well Gosh Darn! this whole time I thought they were working on a new spreadsheet program".
I guess to me it's just news that really isn't "news".
The problem with HS is that its trying to be a movie. I'm not going to pay $60 for a movie when I can go see one for $8. Heres an idea Ninja Theory, make a good GAME that is FUN to play. Don't make a movie. I have HAD IT with games trying to be cinematic! Its a game, not a damn movie!
you wont get a Bluray for 8 Bucks. dont compare tomatos with cars.
need to be a lot more forgiveable, and I didn't particularly enjoy the Sixaxis-based puzzles. But the game was an amazing experience, the combat was damn near perfect, and the story was shockingly well done.
BTW, anyone who claims to beat this game under 6 hours is either a superhuman or just plain lying. Even Phil Harrison said that even their in-house testers couldn't do it under 7 hours. I'm damn good at videogames, and it took me 8 and a half hours to beat.
I do find it funny though that some of the retards here will hate on Heavenly Sword for being 8 hours long, but make absolutely no mention of Call of Duty 4 (6 hours) or Devil May Cry (2~3 hours).
Resident Evil 0-4
Shadow of the Colossus
Heavenly Sword 2
will be endless,and people will say it's too long(-:
We knew it was going to be movielike,that's why we bought it.
Well a Heavenly Sword 2 would be nice but I want to see what else there developers are thinking but then again only time will tell.
the second game should be even better since they have like 2x the experience.
Even longer play through.
Heavenly Sword 2 (the man) instead of the girl.
A least 25 hours of playing.....
I don't want HS 2 to have a dude as the main character. I would rather look at a chick's azz for 8 hours than a dude's azz for 8 hours. They should make Kai the main character for HS 2 and put her in a bikini.
why dont you sit outside the local gym, you can get to see both women and mens azz for 8 hours or longer lol.
and its free.
I say dump the horrible Heavenly Sword franchise and bring back Kung Fu Chaos!
i hope its a HS2, i loved the first one. amazing game, just wish it was a little longer. i had like 13 hours playing it twice so cant complain really.
spoiler: i hope they bring Nariko back from the death.
They seems to first focus on the game engine. R&C had more content. Lair was really good in terms of graphics, gameplay - when the devs allowed you to actually play the game - most of the time they interfered - and caused it to be extremely linear to the point of irritation. HS did similar in many places - but the graphics engine was absolutely great.
Now they need to create more content for the engine that they created. Spend more time on the gameplay content next time. The gameplay and the engine is great - allow for more freedom in the gameplay and this will own!
3 hours to complete .... yea right i dont believe that for a second while the game could have a few improvements ( mainly being able to jump) and be made longer (being brought up to 10 - 12 instead of 8 )i think that the next game will have these improvements and i for 1 am looking forward to see where the story of this game is going.
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