According the writer of the upcoming (and unannounced) Titanfall 2 the world of TF2 will be influenced by the American Civil War and will feature magic & technology colliding.
Don't know how I feel about Magic being a part of Titanfall but if it's grounded it can work. I'm a big TV junkie myself so excited if the TV series moves forward. I mean Liongate TV is the production studio but no network has been announced for the TV series so still far away from production. Before everyone jumps on the "Defiance" doom and gloom train, Defiance was a solid television series with an amazing cast and storyline that didn't require the games. Titanfall does seem a bit expensive, as a TV series. 3 year dev time is expected, especially with a campaign being pushed into the game. Looking forward to Titanfall 2 XD.
Seeing magic listed made me instantly think of Shadowrun
It made me think of Mass Effect. I guarantee that's how it will play. Bioware EA, Respawn EA. It seems like a no brainer
Sounds about right. Seems kinda silly for that universe but we'll see.
I am a little concerned about the magic part since it isnt part of the original lore and might feel out of place, but I'm hoping for the best.
Hoping its better than the last one
The first was so overrated, and astonishingly to me was called "innovative" by reviewers (must have been a pay packet incentive), when its most prized elements had been done in other games years before it came along. Not at all excited for a sequel, unless they show something crazy unprecedented that warrants the hype. TV show could be cool, but I don't expect them to make anything memorable.
Elaborate please. The part that has been done in multi-player games years before. Was it the evolution of quick seamless traversal through the multi-player maps or was it the seamless transition from FPS to a mechanized robotic suit that you could transition in and out of at will, command it to follow you or set it on its own path. I'm not aware of these games and I've been gaming a long time. I'm not trying to be snarky either I understand if you didn't like it. But to say people were paid to give it positive light and that it wasn't innovative in its mechanics, to me that's silly
Well it started a trend. Look at the two biggest FPS's to ever grace grace gaming, Halo and CoD. Both were more than likely inspired by Titanfall's means of traversal and verticality. Was Titanfall maybe a bit wee overhyped? Sure. But when the devs were coming off of the prime days of CoD (CoD 4/MW2) and the backing of Microsoft, of course it would be in your face. Even if it didn't really make a dent in CoD's mass appeal (yet) it flipped the table around because CoD was no longer the one being copied, it was copying a new game and ironically the former CoD devs are still influencing CoD in some way shape or form. As for the TV show, that's just a waste of time and money. It'll be low budget SyFy movie crap. Titanfall has a lot of room to grow and I believe that Titanfall 2 will be "the" prime game when it comes out.
I previously have to mentioned the achievements and gameplay of Brink, Quake, Unreal, Hawken, Call of Duty and Mirrors' Edge to counter-point the numerous claims of innovation in Titanfall. There's nothing innovative about entering and exiting a combat vehicle, and moving around levels quickly and seamlessly is not an innovation either. You can call it silly, but there's no other explanation to why the game was claimed to be innovative other than pure ignorance, which as gaming journalists is 100% unacceptable (to misinform their readership). So it's THAT, or "they were paid". Pick one. Titanfall has potential as a series, I'll give it that, but I'm not waiting in anticipation for a sequel to a game I thought was overrated in the first place.
Every game going to have a TV series now? lol
Then when the game turns out to be crap they'll blame it on the reduced budget, that part of it was bled to make the TV series.
Prepare to drop
I don't see a difference if the game has a campaign or not. The game offered the best multiplayer until Halo 5 came out. I will be looking forward in playing the sequel. Campaign or not.
No campaign, no buy.
Don't buy it, the game sold over 10m units, its not like there dying for your money. Go play Halo 5 or Fallout 4.
Single player offline campaign AND BOTS mode is what this game needs to keep the ONLINE ONLY crap out of the mix. Sounds like a cool story they are going with and going multi plat is the smartest move they made along with the single player campaign.
Dude your going to have to get used to online only. It's not going anywhere. You may not like it but you better come to terms with it or find a different hobby. There's only going to be more and more over the years to come
That would be a true shame. Variety is the spice of life across all mediums. If all games truly do move towards online mp only then that completely cuts out a crucial aspect of gaming history & it could ultimately destroy the entire industry. I'd say there are a fair few gamers who'd have to find a different hobby as even the staunchest online proponents typically like a quality offline sp campaign from time to time. I don't mind when games go online only, it just means that it's not for me personally...but if all games go online only then that'd be the end of gaming for myself & a lot of other likeminded gamers. It would basically be akin to if the television industry decided to do away w/ all shows scripted or otherwise in favor of showing sports on every channel across the board 24/7, and it'd just be ignorant of a large group of gamers that support the industry.
I'm not saying all will, I'm just saying that we will see more over time. I do believe there will come a time when games are going to have to be streamed but that will take many more years . Look at the evolution of netflix. One day my friend gaming will not be as we know it today. But we will both probably be old men by then.
Oh yeah I definitely think physical media will be gone sooner than later & then downloading will be next. I guess I can get behind all of that (even though I'd need a game to come at a steep discount if I don't actually own a permanent copy & Im at the whims of the devs & their servers) as long as I can just play solo w/o being forced to be social haha You are definitely right that gaming is changing every day & we are heading towards an all digital future...I guess by then I'll hopefully be more worried about who is going to change my adult diaper than I a about whether or not I can play my vidja games offline
I'm not entirely sure where you guys are getting that gaming is moving towards online only as if we've never hide MMS or multiplayer or online only shooters before. What's funny is some of the teams mentioned regarding that have been doing that concept before this generation lol The sky is not falling we are not getting more of her actually getting around the same amount. People need to stop pretending that Team Fortress 2 didn't exist or Final Fantasy 11 in other MMOs didn't exist or all points bulletin last generation didn't exist, or left 4 dead didn't exist. Some who desperately keep trying to make it sound like it's this brand new trend also fail to acknowledge that some of the teams mentioned have done the concept before, thus how is it new if some of these teams have been doing the same thing for generations? Even the concept of multiplayer only many keep trying to make it sound as if we never got Warhawk before or MAG or Socom I mean seriously people lol If you're going to say something is a trend show real evidence list studios, games but many here are saying this are also forgetting that last generation and even the generation before that we've always had that type of diversity never in gaming have we ever only had a specific type of genre. Can we really say other than in the generations were we did not network capabilities that we didn't have online focus games? Also why are some of you acting like politicians in making it seem like this is some sort of epidemic that's destroying single player games? The games many people are even mentioning will likely never going to be single player games in the first place. Unless you believe that TeamFortress was a single player game in left 4 dead was a resident evil clone many don't really have real arguments against it. I would say we have more single player only games than any other type of genre. The notion that online is becoming some sort of trend that is hurting anyone is a bit ridiculous if you factor we're getting probably more single player games then we are multiplayer games. Even if we do get a multiplayer game consider it was likely never going to be a single player game and if we get a single player game it was likely never going to be a multiplayer game just deal with what is being released at face value Vs getting upset that you believed it was going to be a completely different concept and genre as it makes no sense and is utterly stupid.
Dude you need to be more open minded and realize not everyone feels the way you do and actually enjoys SP campaigns or games. I am sure companies like EA who are trying to promote 'Online Only' games as of late love customers like you who just blindly follow the corporate mindset in telling us what is good for us and not allowing the gamer to decide what they want to spend their money on.
I don't see how a SP suddenly makes people interested and wanting the second game when they didn't like the first one. Personally think they should just keep it how they did it in the first game and have a campaign but have it done through MP games. The only reason Titanfall fell short is down to the content the MP had, if they fill it with guns, maps, titans and customisation the second one would last longer. SP is played once and never again by most people so how in anyway does it add to the longjevity of the game? which seems to be peoples issue as Titanfall died too quick. A SP wouldn't change that.
Maybe because the people uninterested in the last game were uninterested because there was no campaign? I don't mind if Titanfall goes either way, but the world looks interesting & if it had a campaign, I'd check it out, otherwise I couldn't care in the slightest. Different people play games in different ways. I personally have never touched online mp so an sp campaign adds actual playability, much less replayability. I've replayed my favorite campaigns dozens of times so mp may add replayability for some folks but a quality sp campaign adds it for me & mp is of no consequence. Just different strokes. It is ultimately up to the dev to add or subtract whatever they'd like, but the lack of an sp campaign automatically cuts off a large group of potential mp players as they may not buy a game w/o them.
Completely agree if titanfall concept is multiplayer simply focus on that if they want to make a campaign nothing against that but I don't want it interfering with development of its main concept. I'm doubtful we're going to be getting a single player that's like dying light or metro or half life or anything of the sort. I don't care for any feature that is tacked on or half assed even if its a John Rowe I play the most of my also don't want to play garbage rushed quality for the sake of a bullet point. So if you love counter-strike then this mean you'll go nuts for Dead Space 2 multiplayer? Oh because you love Bioshock story mode you must go nuts for battlefield single player? Seriously folks. Liking genre doesn't mean you're suddenly like all the garbage in trash that's rushed out just because. It shows little respect to the gamers that purchase that genre. If you like that genre seek to purchase titles that do it justice I see no reason for somebody who likes single player to purchase titanfall 2 because it has a campaign like I said I do enjoy single player games but clearly I enjoy good ones to not act on rushed shooting galleries, especially hearing single player is an afterthought to them. So I would personally be okay if they never had a single player mode in just accept titanfall is a multiplayer game and leave it at that they're not winning my business by making a single player mode they might have it merely focusing on making the best damn multiplayer game that could create. I'm not skipping horizon or hitman or anything like that this fall to play titanfall 2 campaign. I truthfully do not believe majority did not buy titanfall because it didn't have a single player, it merely didn't captivate their interest. Single player games could fail multiplayer games could fail it's almost like saying a single player game failed because it didn't have a multiplayer component and then cite the greatest multiplayer series of all time lol If you didn't buy titanfall because it didn't have a single player that's no different than saying you didn't buy need for speed because it was a racing game. I think many need to really take a step back and understand not all games need to be the exact same thing. Titanfall 2 is not going to be the next Bioshock people...
Yup. I'm buying SQ42. I'm not buying Star Citizen. Hope they can separate the Titanfall SP & MP as well.
Hopefully is 1080p and 60fps on PS4 with more content a variety.
Instead of getting a FULLY fleshed out and hugely expanded multiplayer, we'll be getting some decent improvements with a cool 6 hour campaign. Thanks, guys, really.
Not a fan of magic being a part of it, but can't wait, especially for updated graphics and a campaign
It will be like mass effect. Not elder scrolls
I ll preorder without even see it...love this game
This had me excited until I saw this line "Respawn is only a year into development and publisher Electronic Arts expects to ship the title before March 31st 2017" Any game developed with a 2 year development cycle I usually tend to feel seems bland They need to really spend time in fleshing the game out with good story, level design and progression. This is a chance to build a universe of sci-fi lore they are going to need more than 2 years
Engine is done , some assets will be reused. And I don't believe for a second that this wasn't in development as soon as the first one shipped
Battlefield 4 used a ready engine and assets and had a 2 year development cycle. What a great launch that one had... But i agree with you that Titanfall 2 has been in development since the release of the first one. Maybe the campaing has been in development only a year, it's the lead writer after all that said that.
Maybe or maybe not the point is what was stated worried me if it holds true.
That's cool I am not Vince Zampella has never released a broken or unfinished game. I feel after creating one of the most profitable entertainment franchises in history with COD he deserves the benefit of the doubt and a little respect. Just my opinion.
Cool, Now all the game needs now is to have an game engine that has DESTRUCTIBLE ENVIRONMENTS, how the hell you have a WAR Game with Mechs and you can'e even blow large holes in building structures or destroy any terrain? Meh, maybe I'm asking for to much. For now I'll just be grateful, this time I can play the game in single-play/offline.
Nah keep your destructibility, this game does not need that at all.
"Now all the game needs now is to have an game engine that has DESTRUCTIBLE ENVIRONMENTS, how the hell you have a WAR Game with Mechs and you can'e even blow large holes in building structures or destroy any terrain?" They might have been able to go down that route if it was an xbox exclusive. It would have been a great showcase following on from Crackdown 3 and that games unseen before levels of destruction. But now....we just have to take what we can get. We may not even get dedi servers this time around thanks to the game being multiplatform as far as consoles go. WellyUK + 10h ago "Nah keep your destructibility, this game does not need that at all." On the contrary...This game would benefit immensely from it. Imagine a bunch of on-foot pilots and AI bring a building down on top of a mech......while a bunch of other mechs are ploughing each other into buildings...
This actually sounds awesome
Why are they talking about random things INVOLVING Titanfall 2...before even ANNOUNCING the actual game?
Always happens. Nature of the industry
I would love for GG to make a multi-platform Killzone title, then the FPS centric Xbox only gamers would understand how incredible they are and we'd have even more support for Killzone. Titanfall seems like it will benifit first by going multi-platform. I, personally feel Killzone is better.
"I would love for GG to make a multi-platform Killzone title, then the FPS centric Xbox only gamers would understand how incredible they are and we'd have even more support for Killzone." We have halo 5, MCC and titanfall...sorry but Killzone is both redundant and pedestrian next to those shooters. Its not in the same league as those games. xbox gamers would just ignore it outside of its graphics...KZ does not have any real meat on its bones. We are used to better.
Killzone has always been second-rate when compared to Halo and such. It's not terrible but it's not going to leave a footprint on gaming.
I disagree...Killzones only negative , to me, has been its steep curve to excell at killing. Killzone 2, with its minimal to no auto-aim turned alot away and some didnt want to adjust. It is now considered one of the best shooters of all-time. Halo,COD etc.. have heavy auto-aim and most other shooters of the like the auto-aim can never be dis-abled.
Great news, now I'll be buying this. Bad trend eliminating single player in a lot of shooters recently and hopefully this is a return to all games giving us single player.
Yup. I skipped Titanfall, but will be back for Titanfall 2's campaign only.
Magic!? They just dont know what to do with this game.
Bruh, the look on my face when I read Magic. I was like "you know you done F#*% up right"
" feature magic & technology colliding." What? http://bustedpencils.com/wp... http://m.memegen.com/jzfbf3...
lmao, This is gonna be a disaster but I'll wait for more info.
It was a well made multiplayer, but I got bored of it after 1.gen prestige. Have only three games that I know about Ive played more than 300 hours of multiplayer in first person shooters. Killzone 2, Halo 3 and Call Of Duty Modern Warfare. Titanfall ive just played around 20 hours. COD BO 3 around the same amount, Battlefield 4 around 65 hours. So next meet with Titanfall 2 I hope I get a campaign after I get bored of multiplayer so I can play it more.
"So next meet with Titanfall 2 I hope I get a campaign after I get bored of multiplayer so I can play it more." Funny...its the other way round for most of us. Get the campain out of the way then spend the next few months or years ( I been playing TF since launch and still do...been playing halo games for years, and never get bored). animalia + 22m ago "Make Sony use there own or ea's servers. They should keep the servers separate and show everyone which is the best console to play on." Oh...I agree. Ill be getting it on my xbox one again. deicated servers and cloud powered AI...if they really wanted they could do cloud based destruction on azure. Ill go with that version.
U r entitled to your opinion of course but its the multiplayer aspect of these types of games that usually keeps people coming back
I'm not sure what's going to happen with servers this time. Respawn were given free reign with Azure last time because game was exclusive. Seeing as TF2 is most likely Multiplat I cant c that happening again. I think TF2 will b a very different experience from the first game. On topic: TF is a perfect world for a deep campaign. Hope Its good Off topic again: Now if we can convince EA to scrap the campaigns on Battlefield games we will be winning. Game doesn't need a story
Reading a lot of comments saying that MS likely wont share their cloud servers, but what happens if they don't and there's no difference? Also not getting why you're asking EA to give up on campaigns on something like Battlefield as if such means a SP campaign on TF2 will benefit. As if the multi-player campaign on the first Titiafall was talked about positively.
Not saying that MS wont allow the use of Azure. Just saying that as the game is likely Multiplat this time it may come at a price and Respawn and Sony may not be willing to pay. As for the other stuff. It was off topic and that's why I wrote off topic before it.
I still think they should drop the campaign and focus on multiplayer, yes campaigns are good but people will finish it and forget about it in 2-3 days and stick to mp for months. No point of wasting time on a campaign.
They already announced this will be for PS4 as well, right? Should be easy to jump in, since the first game didn't have a story.
If it has a campaign then they officially have my money it just shows that they will listen if u demand it enough.
I just hope we dont have to deal with EA servers....
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