Platinum's Xbox One exclusive lands with a dull thud at E3 2016.
The game is going to flop really hard when it releases and then the director will come out and complain how the game was handled. The game looks really mediocre. Dubstep with dragons really???
I don't think mediocre is the word to describe this. Correct me if I'm wrong but I don't see many open-world Action/RPG dubstep dragon games. I see Platinum style all over this game. I do get your disinterest in it as I'm sure there's games your interested in that I wouldn't give the time of day. However, mediocre...compared to what? I get a bit of a Lost Planet 2 vibe from what was shown and the whole Co-Op aspect is a great feature. If it truly is an open world Action/RPG I feel this won't be just a mediocre dubstep dragon game that your 9 year old nephew could think of.
I don't see much of Platinum Games in it, strangely. When I think Platinum Games, I think over the top action that plays well and looks chaotic. Scalebound is a lot more tame in this regard and it looks to play a lot rougher than other Platinum games.
Scalebound looked good to me :/
Dude I'm with you, it looks good to me. I really can't see where it looks average to me. If there's average looking games on this level please tell me what they are so I can check them out.
Yeah looked good to me. 4 player co-op killing giant monsters, kind of reminded of Lost Planet 2. Personally not a fan of the main character though.
That showing was cringe worthy. So much going on but the gameplay really looked bland.
Agreed. Also whats with this "Platinum's Xbox One exclusive" ?? This game is confirmed to be also coming to PC.
The only game Microsoft showed I actually wanted. Go figure. It probably would do better on PS4, Microsoft gamers don't really seem to care for anything outside of military shooters and sports games and of course Halo, Gears and Forza.
Skyrim sold extremely well on 360.. Seriously this generalizing gibberish you fanboys spit is garbage. So there are a lot of people who want a nice RPG with Dragons as the primary selling point.
Skyrim is more of an exception than the rule, only because it was super popular with casuals (and everyone pretty much)
If Skyrim is the exception, what about Fable 2? It sold 3.5 million copies. @Sunny_D Uh what? It was just an example that Xbox gamers are interested in other genres. To say they are only interested in military shooters and sports games sounds kind of dumb.
TXIDarkAvenger So, when's the next Fable?
I'm not 100% sure how it would do on PS4, some games do bad just based on being bad games. Also lots of RPGs sold really well on XB, so seriously....don't disrespect an install base like that. Its ignorant and out right disrespectful. Some facts disprove lots of what you are saying about the XB install base. Mind you ,I owned a PS3 last gen, own a PS4 this gen. I looked closely at the sales numbers and found both install bases actually perform around the same with many, many genres. No doubt, some genres perform better then others on PS then on XB, but its not HUGE night and day numbers. A RPG can fail on PS. A FPS can fail on XB. The Order.....if it was on XB, would you not state "it probably would do better on PS4" as a response to its performance? SO I ask...please stop bashing other install bases as both have been known to have games perform bad IF the game is indeed bad. The Order 1886 sold poorly not because it was on PS4, because it was a bad game. A RPG on a MS console might sell poorly not be because simply its on XB, likely because its overall a bad game. Folks stated this same excuse about Sunset Overdrive, Ryse and even Quantum Break... I question...did FUSE not fail yet it was on PS3 too? Did Resistance 2 and 3 move COD or even Killzone numbers? Yet the first thing done is to bash the install base when not even factoring that maybe...just maybe the game actually just wasn't that good? Insomniac has made some hit or misses..it happens. Ryse did poorly and many folks stated, if it was on PS, it would do better. Yet.. .The Order... Oh Quantum Break would do better on PS....again, yet The Order 1886. A bad game, is a bad game. Regardless of install base, I find it hard to believe it would be this HUGE night and day difference if put on another platform. I've only seen that from platforms that actually FAILED, NOT from platforms with simlar install bases. ie RE 2002 and Zero remaster selling better then the GC releases. A game can fail folks, I just don't like this bias and bashing of install bases and generalizing to fit a narrative. Games can actually fail regardless of genre, regardless of platform. I own a PS4, doesn't mean I will buy any and all narrative driven games or JRPGs. If a game is bad, I won't buy it. OH you just think that because I owned a PS4, I also had to buy all JRPGs and narrative driven games regardless of reception and taste?
It's like people want this game to flop,i don;t get that midset.Oh this game is on platforms i don't have,therefore it's shit.Give it a chance,what if it ends up being a good game? It's a new IP, it can still be good and not great,we criticise the FULL game,and let them work on it to improve on for a better sequel.Not every New IP is going to be a masterpiece,but they deserve a chance . I just think that was a bad boss battle, maybe there are better ones. The early footage looked way better.
People are just saying it how it is. What you want us to lie and say it's going to sell gangbusters when it releases? All signs are pointing to it flopping. No hype surrounding the game what so ever from media or gamers a like.
i am not talking about sales though.
if this game was on ps4 you know damn straight everyone will be riding it, corporate slaves who can't bother to get a job and live off their parents go and support one console to the death.Like hoaring for likes on n4g really means something to be proud of, imo you should wish for every game to succeed.You guys literally want this game to fail,even before e3 ,the first footage we got console slaves were calling it trash.Sad sad sad.
@movefasta If it was a ps4 title it wouldn't be in the condition it is now. Compare scale bound and Horizon. You can clearly see the quality from one to the other. Look at the hype from critics and gamers a like for horizon. Next yr I'm hopeful that they release around the same time to sew how things play out.
Looked amazing to me, 4 player co-op, dragon riding, ginormous enemies, hack n slash genre has been really lacking and this looks like the perfect fix.
Called this a long time ago, I said this game will fail and its looking more and more like that's the case, the dragon hype is wearing off and the reality is sinking in, its just not a good game.
Its not out yet so techhically it hasn't failed @zeuanimals what difference does it make if he said "will" as unless he can time travel he doesn't know 100% how the game will do , no one does
Well that's why I said looking more and more like, you're right it hasn't come out yet but one can make an educated guess based on the information we have and so for it looks like a flop.
There is always some kind of conspiracy to try and hide that the game just looks average at best, but sony is the one behind all this.
Exactly we're just fanboys for stating the obvious *shocker* @corroios Put make up on a pig... Still a pig. So what's your point?
no problem by late 2017 the game will be amazing at 4k
I'm a PS gamer first and foremost and I've always thought Scalebound looked kick ass.
I am with this guy. I barely ever touch my Xbox One but Scalebound looks amazing. It will be the game that justifies the system for me.
Same here. It's the only game that's making me even consider getting an XBox.
It looked more interesting than GodofW4 tbqh
Hahahahaha. Oh wait, you're serious.. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAH
That is funny. lol better than God of War silly. Scalebound does look good but come on.
i mean even pro xbox fanboys thinks it looks bad, especially compared to Nier automata, a game made by the same company that wipes the floor with scalebound gameplay wise
Nier Automata is made by Taro Yoko who's games average a 50 on Metacritic, that game is going to be Legend of Korra levels of bad. There are 3 levels of quality from Platinum, Kamiya level ei Bayonetta and soon Scalebound Mid tier ei Revengance/Transformers Low tier ei Korra/TMNT and soon Nier Automata
Truth is I was very hyped for this game but after seeing it in action I took it off my "must get" list and onto my wait and see. I had more fun with the Wonderful 101 and Vanquish. I think Platinum is slipping.
Careful you may be called a "sony pony", but yeah I see where you are coming from I mean before they announce all their games for PC, this game and Recore were going to be the 2 games that would have made me buy a Xbox One, but as we continue to see it, my hype is heading to the "meh" zone. Honestly I hope it's amazing and prove my ass wrong I do not mind taking a L, but from what we seen, I wouldn't get my hopes up.
I was disappointed by scalebound this year. It was on my list after last year but not anymore. Not a great showing imo.
Ah, I don't know why it took me so long to realize this was made from Platinum Games...The douchey protagonist with headphones, frosted tips and bro-gear should have made it obvious to me from the start. Their games might play well (well, some of them) but god damn their art direction is so generic and terrible...Might pick it up eventually on PC, but...ehh..
Platinum Games really isnt all that great when compared to other companies. They've had a really shaky track record. One moment they release an awesome game and then follow it up with 2 mediocre ones.
Nier looked 20x better. That boss battle gameplay was incredible. I was really surprised with how boring this game looked to be honest. Kamiya is a pretty amazing director(even though he is a jerk) okami is in my all time top 5 games, but this just looks...Meh.
Kamiya on his worst day is better than Taro Yoko on his best, Nier Automata is going to be a 60 level game on Metacritic just like the rest of Taro Yoko's crap
The guy is such a douche and the boss was stupidly overwhelmed by the 4 players that it didn't even attack, was a strange showing. Maybe the next demo will show it in a better light
200,000 copies sold on XBox tops. Their fanbase will not embrace this kind of game.
How do you know that , then i guess that some xbox only gamers don't play RPG's , MMO's , Action/Adventure, Puzzle/Strategy games etc but instead every single one of them only plays Halo, Gears & Forza is that right ? and what happens if it sells more than your figure
No about 200,000 Xbox players will play it like I said. So no, not every single one of them plays only those games.
I just don't think a game like this will have success on an Xbox platform. I think the crowd this game will attract are on PS or Nintendo. Sales wise I'm speaking, I think critically it could be a success.
Speaking of dragons,I hope Crimson Dragon gets another game
I really enjoyed the game play my only problem was the character you play as. The character seemed really cringy to me especially all the stuff with the head phones.
Or maybe they have work to do because the game is still a year away. Just a thought.
Both this and the new final fantasy look like crap games. I can't figure out who this game is supposed to be marketed to.
If you watch the demo muted the game comes across much better. The music and the dialogue were horrible.
Have to agree it looks really uninspired, i was interested after the first trailer but now.. Not even on my radar.
lol dubstep... Looking at the trailer, not sure what the issue is, the gameplay looks pretty good. You millennials are spoiled rotten beyond belief...
LOL What? This game looks incredible.
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