In a round table, the GameZone staff debates if Nintendo should fear the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale competition?
Nintendo shouldn't fear since Wii-U owners will buy SB regardless
unfortunately, I think PS All Stars will turn out a bit like the latest Twisted Metal: the fans get super-excited, the game looks great, it launches, and then no one buys it.
Twisted Metal is a revival of a series that hadnt gotten a true console release since 2001. Twisted Metal PS3 wasnt even a big budget game so Im sure it is selling at a rate that was needed for it to be a success PlayStation All-Stars though is a game that has tons of fanbases eyeing it because of all the PlayStation mascots it has. Think of the millions of fans that bought the Uncharted games and the God of War games. With Kratos and Nathan Drake alone it should be a multi-million seller
also twisted metal i feel like is only for TM true fans its controls are hard t get use to by new gamers. But lifetime sales will make it good. All-star can't or shouldn't launch in fall it needs to launch in early 2013 to give it better hope of selling well. be honest with you i am interested but may not get it till january because i have other games like farcry 3,borderlands 2 etc,,,, sly 4 and all-star could do a lot better sales wise if they both launch in q1 2013 because fall will kill the sales
if it ends up being fun to play it'll do well. The impressions I've read are positive so far. Unless the bork the gameplay I don't see how this can go wrong.
The demo turned people off imo. I was never going to shell out $60 for TM anyway, but I did enjoy it when I was a kid so I tried the demo to see how it was, I was like a lot people aren't going to like this game... except for the fans, but the thing is like Abash brought up TM hasn't had a true console release in ages. So some would be fans have probably grown out it due not having played a true TM game in a long time. I don't think TM even needs to sell that much to be profitable any seeing how it doesn't look like a big budget game. But of course people keep using this and Resistance as proof that PS3 games don't sell... PSA Battle Royale will be different. I personally plan on buying this game day one unless something seriously turns me off from the game. Also, not only are PS3 players looking forward to this, but some SSB fans have an eye on it as well. It could end up being more successful than we think.
Some will buy both. Like me. :)
"Will PlayStation All-Stars be a true Smash Bros. rival?" They aren't rivals because they aren't competing. One's meant for the PS audience...the other is meant for the Nintendo audience.
That's the first sensible thing I've seen you write in weeks! Have an 'Agree'. :D
Amazing isn't it?
No, both are exclusive to their own consoles so there is no competition.
i love smash bros and im going to love all star, very simple.
I love all 3 Smash Bros. games, my friends and I have a blast playing them. I will definitely buy PS All-Stars also, it looks great and it will be a change of pace, new characters, levels, mechanics, etc. I am very excitied for this game
I love Super Smash Bros...but I just feel like the game is missing something. More characters? More Stages? More unlockables? More features? A Better Online? Who knows I'm just going to wait and see if Sony can fill that void.
I'll get the game Sony does have some memorable characters going back to the PS1 days and Nintendo has memorable characters going back to the original Atari. There won't be any competition between the two. I just hope this game has characters from the PS1 on it like Blasto or MediEvil and throw in some characters from the RPG franchises as well. I will be buying this game and adding it to my collection.
I wanna see PS1 characters, and RPG characters as well. I think the game truely needs them, and I really want and I hope there are alot of both. Blasto and MediEvil are great. Also want Oddworld, Spyro, Crash, Syphon Filter, Ape Escape, etc RPG characters: Final Fantasy VII, VIII, IX, X, Grandia, Brave Fencer Musashi, Legend of Dragoon, Kingdom Hearts, Dark Cloud, Rogue Galaxy, and honestly I could keep going
If I'm 100% honest I have to say no, these aren't going to rival each other. If you look at the Sega All Star Racing game, its a nice kart racer, it sells relatively well, but it doesn't compete with the actual Mario Kart numbers. I think the Sony Battle Royale will do well, but I don't think its going to rival SSBB. They are not in competition as far as I can see.
Of course. But since they are on differnet platoforms, they aren't direct competitors.
Funny thought Xbox smash all stars! Master chief vs allen wake vs the gears Guy ....... oh wait...that's it...nvr mind
Not really. It's a different type of gameplay.
"Will PlayStation All-Stars be a true Smash Bros. rival?" Who knows, the game has barely been announce, the roster has not been fully revealed, and a chance for different modes has not been revealed yet. "Can PlayStation All-Stars be a true Smash Bros. rival?" Sure, why not, as far as I know, PlayStation fans are as loyal as Nintendo fans.
I think people sometimes forget how many PlayStation owners there were at a time. Many people now who play games are ex PS1 and PS2 owners. It won't be a rival but I think people underestimate what fan candy this is especially if Spyro, Sir Dan and Crash make an appearance.Parapper is already bringing back sweet memories. All I really care about is if it is a good game. If it is and people don't buy it, it will just be another sweet experience lost to them because of gamer ignorance. People STILL don't know what they missed when they didn't buy Okami or Psychonauts.
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