Balloo of Power On, Sound Off shares his confusion at the masses higher interest in Final Fantasy XIII and lack of interest in Versus XIII, which he believes is the project of greater interest.
Ive got NO interest in FFXIII id much rather hav Versus anyday FFXIII looks way to girly for me Edit. @HD - Thats wot draws me to Versus its got a lot more of an adult theme
Peoples interest in FF13 will draw them to FF13V, which look to be the more MATURE game.
I think Versus appeals more to western audience because its and action RPG, Made by the team behind Kingdom hearts but the lack of coverage will hurt it, i bet if it was going multiplat than sites like kotaku and gametrailers would be praising SE and Versus would probaby be even bigger to them then second coming,lol its too bad that the media has gone all public with their bias(kotaku, gametrailers) just look at the lack of coverage on PS3(without counting Killzone 2 ) and wii games. all and all if Versus was announce to be coming to the 360, i bet the media would hype it.
Versus reminds me of FFVII and VIII. I love the industrial feeling. FFXIII looks too much like XII.
i'm getting BOTH so i win :) i'm just a tad bit more interested in Versus just because of the darker feel and mood to the game. but XIII is not that far from Versus for me personally. can't wait to play the demo on my Birthday week.
I`ll be playing both. But I`m definitly more excited for Versus.
I think people do care more about Versus it's just that Final fantsy XIII is coming out first plus it's going to be multiplatform in the states.
I've heard that versus is going to have kingdom hearts battle system. Well that's why i'm far more interested on versus than XIII, but anyway.. i'm getting both too.
The reason for lack of interest in Versus is no one knows if it will drop in the next 2 yrs. We aren't even sure FFXIII will reach us this yr. Versus could be another yr after that. Maybe its just me but i can't be getting excited for a 2011 game
I liked Crisis Core's gameplay better than any of the Final Fantasy's, and since FF13vs. is an evolution of that gameplay it's the one for me for sure.
I was always more interested in Versus because one "Nomura" was creating it and he labeled it as "The Dark Version as Kingdom Hearts" that alone got me excited but then the trailer looks like the game will take a more mature approach than say FF13 , and this guy knows how to make a great game so im putting a lil more faith in his game over FF13 which so far has left me under-whelmed .
"there was one retaliation I waited to hear put to the voice against the Xbots that no one seemed to voice: FF XIII Versus was still console exclusive to the PS3." that is ALL the ps3 fanboys had to say. Except the few that threatened to kill themselves. lol
I'm getting both, but I am more interested (and was more interested before the Multi-plat announcement) in Versus. Simply because the game looks a lot darker and mature, XIII reminds me of X-2, which is not a good thing. I'll still get it though cos FF is one of the JRPG franchises that is almost always worth buying.
Versus 13 is an M rating, while 13 is a T
I agree,FFXIII Versus looks much more interesting,I'll be playing both on my PS3 though!!
No people should not care about this game. They should care about Dissidia atm. #$#% a game im not going to be able to play in the near future. Sorry maybe if SE was treating us to more vids and screens etc. I would feel different.
Versus is the Final Fantasy game I've been waiting for since FF8. It is probably one of the titles I am most looking forward to. In fact only Uncharted 2 and God of War 3 might be ahead of it on my list.
But Versus is probably not coming out till 2010 or maybe even later so there's no point in talking about it now. But if it has a KH battle system I'm gonna be all over it.
Both will be great played on PS3. Both should be cared. =)
why is it, that nearly everyone whos "more interested" in versus is a well known sony fanboy? come on, you lot act just like the butt-hurt fanboys that you! congrats on showing just how pathetic, and how short your memories are!!! before ff went multi, it didn't matter what rpg was on the 360 because the ps3 had ff. lol truly pathetic!!!!!!!!
just like with GTA IV on the 360 if you want the complete FF XIII experience you have to play it on the PS3 simple! there is no way around it really. I got my 360 for Star Ocean anyways so I don't really care :p. So I'll be playing FF13 on my ps3 and SO4 on my 360 :p
I don`t deny liking VS more because it`s a PS3 exclusives. PS3 exclusives are better IMO, then multiplats or 360 exclusives. @vhero DLC does NOT make a game complete, if so NO LAST GEN game was ever complete. Which is very sad if you actually believe that. BTW, I think exclusive DLC for ANY system is a horrible idea and should NOT be the way gaming progresses.
@king dong - True, most people who say that only decided after the multi-platform announcement, but not everyone did. Some people are naturally Nomura fans (FF7/8, Kingdom Hearts maker), and some people just like the more mature look to the game.
I'm interested in Versus, there's just barely any coverage for it.
agreed...its hard to get excited about versus whens theres little to no info on it but that doesnt mean people arent interested in it...i know i am...its pretty obvious once theres new footage for it everyone will definitely get excited
its not lack of interest, its just hard to get excited about a game that is so far off from release.. not to mention squares new love interest with microsoft has me a little suspicious about how much attention square will put into the ps3 exclusive..
Your post seems to sum it up without loose ends. Good job :)
Sony must not be pleased with SE especially since they own a minority share in the company. Would love to hear what's being said in their meetings. Sony has to have some say and influence in the company which leads to to believe that there will be other exclusives besides FF13V to appease their once saviors.
Because it is a PS3 exclusive and no outdated console(aka X360) will prevent the game from fully utilize the Cell power to reach a new level of detail that the X360 only dreams about. This isn't going to be like the PS3 version of FFXIII that it's being downgraded to be on par with the X360 port. M$ is ruining this gen. They should release the X720 already... Only fools would buy a new system from them anyway. After the RRoD fiasco only the same fools that bought Vista that will buy Windows 7 after being screwed(again) are them same poor souls that will buy the 720. Bad time to be a bot.
"I deviate from the norm which most literature tells me is a bad thing( One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and anything by Richard Wright or George Orwell tell me so)" Is he saying that the norm is a bad thing, or deviating from the norm is a bad thing? Huge difference, especially when you site those three examples
Its made by the best Developer of SE, Nomura.
actually final fantasy versus 13 looks more interesting than final fantasy 13 i dont like the way final fantasy 13 looks it looks too futureish and almost too colorful i will still play it though if square still plan on releasing it on the ps3 because you know square they are always on their knees servicing microsoft
They are two things that I like about Versus more than XIII. The first is the Mature rating that it'll get which would be the first actual FF game with a mature rating and second is the battle system which reminds me of the Kingdom Hearts series which is my favorite battle system of all Square games. But I equally want both of these games soon! Go Nomura go!
i have more interest in versus then in regular ffxiii
I agree that Versus XIII is the more interesting game. However it's hard for people to get excited and care a whole lot for a game that is more then a year off. XIII is set for release sometime near the end of the year in Japan meaning that Versus will probably not be for a good amount of time after that. With the game so far off there isn't alot of info to follow and therefore little to be excited about. Once the game is closer to release you can be sure that plenty of people will be caring a WHOLE lot.
Versus looks MUCH MUCH better. It's just that the title confuses people and it's so far away. It's the Kingdom Hearts team and Nomura. How can it fail?
This will come to the 360. Because I say so and other games have come to the 360.
Versus is coming to 360. SE likes money ;) They said BioShock wouldn't go multi platform(FF13)
Not necessarily. Square were supposed to be 'allied' with Sony. By making Versus multiplat, they'll flush their connections with Sony down the toilet. Sure, SE like money, but from a long distance view, keeping friends with Sony is a much better option.
It's because most of the Square's staff are busy with XIII so it only makes sense that XIII would come out before Versus and don't even think about a close release date since that would hurt their own sales.
I think its more of the point that we know it is a long way off, we want to get FF13 out of the way first :p
Verse 13 does look interesting and so does FF13 we shall se when I rent them and when there is a release date carved in stone for them.
Both are first day buy so... what's the commotion about?
ill take versus over ff13
PS3 fans care more about versus because untill now its not announced for the 360. If Versus was announced for the 360 and FFXIII wasn't, PS3 fans would care more about FFXIII. We've seen that with all games former PS3 exclusive. When announced for the 360, suddenly PS3 fans loose interest. Isn't that strange... Seen that with DMC4, Virtua Fighter 5, GTAIV, Tekken 6 You name them. Ain't that funny...
don't know about the rest... but i was more interested in Versus than 13 before E3 08 i just like the darker theme and the sombre undertones... i have a feeling it will have an emotional story on par with FF7 the only problem is that we have so few details on the game.. i really want to know about the combat system as far as premise goes though.. Versus is hotter on my list and i was super excited for GTA4 and DMC4, regardless of platform.. shame GTA4 was such a dissapointment, loved DMC4 to bits.. and im still excited for Tekken 6... shame it had to be delayed because of WeakBox... at least there's SF4 to get me through until Tekken, although i'd rather Tekken, it's always been my favorite fighter
about dmc4 i didnt like nero, tekken 6 could careless i want street fighter 4, gta4 both 360 and ps3 hated it
well duh no dvd9 or lack of a hardrive dragging it down..your logics right but for all the wrong reasons
I can PROMISE you that if it were Versus that went multi-platform, I'd still care about it more then XIII. Open your eyes, the truth is Versus just looks like a better game. It's always been that way. PS: did you care about XIII before it went multi Mart? didn't think so hypocrite. In fact you and other bots used to call it gay. So how would you know which one people cared about more if you've only just started being interested in it?(as of E3 08)
The same thing can be said about the 360 fans who no longer care about the countless titles that jumped on to the PS3. The most notable being the game of the year Bioshock. Suddenly no one is a huge fan of that game. I was more hyped for Versus from the second I heard about it. Has my hype lowered for FF13? Why should it? The PS3 version will be unaffected by the port the 360 will receive. The PS3 version will have been finished before production even starts on the 360 port. I'll still get the superior version that takes advantage of the hardware I own, and on top of that I still have Versus to look forward to. There is no reason to choose favourites when I get them both. Versus has the edge because I want a final fantasy that is mature and is more realistic. With Nomura at the helm, you can also expect the characters to have quite a bit of depth to them. Look how FF12 turned out without Nomura. This guy is what makes Final Fantasy so great.
"Suddenly no one is a huge fan of that game." *rubs his chin* well I think I have a good reason why... probably because it was released 17 months later and everyone and their grandmother had already played through Bioshock. You need to use a better comparison. The games that the man mentioned at the top were released simultaneously or are not even out yet. This is why Microsoft uses this strategy. They get the games on their console first. Everyone plays them because the 360 is really mainstream. Then everyone gets tired of them. Then it comes out for the PS3, and no one buys them due to the fact that everyone played them rofl.
Glad that the bots aren't getting this. The trailer of versus is definitely more interesting than that of ff13 according to consensus.
mmmmmmhhhhhhhhh where have I heard the sentence: "Glad that the bots aren't getting this. " Oh wait I remember that again. It was said on FFXIII, DMC4, GTAIV, Tekken 6, Virtua Fighter 5... etc etc Didn't Square said themselves these days games will just be multiplatform because of the better revenues? Don't be so sure about Versus 'staying' exclusive dude
LOL so am I.They don't deserve to play good games!!
So going by that logic we can expect Star Ocean 4 to go multi right?
idk much about SE or SS but sqaure soft is making FFVS not SE and SS is sony fanboy
Star Ocean 4 is Tri-Ace and Square Enix.. not just SE.
and the newly released FF XIII trailer looks awesome as well! i'm interested in BOTH...and my console of choice plays both :)
interested in FF VS 13.... SO EPIC http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Myself and most people i know are and always were more interest by Versus . I even was weary of the official XIII , seeing how i dont enjoy usually most Nomura "helmed" official FF . Most pals were hooked by that sublime first teaser of versus ,and hope the gameplay would retain even a glipse of it .. SOme other shifted focus to it when it became the only ps3 SE exclusive . Now the last videos of XIII have been pleasing , so i'll most likely get both in japanese first , and will most likely get the Advent blu ray with the demo .
The FACT of the matter is that the trailer of versus is much more interesting than that of 13. we don't know which is the better game till the end, but if you compare just the cgi trailers alone versus is definitely the victor.
We don't know which game is the better deal till they are released, but even the bot should realize that cgi trailer of versus is much better than that of 13.
Hands ALSO 4 VII remake of course, and where the hell is FFXIII Hearisis, the fourth name in the 13 franchise, hmmmmm
I don't care about either.
its really quite simple...ff13 is coming out sooner.
But rather it's off the radar as far as upcoming releases. Final Fantasy 13 is due out exclusively for the PS3 in December 2009 and the rest of us have to wait for the 360 version to be developed before we play it which is likely going to be fall 2010. Versus is scheduled to be released after 13 so there isn't a definitive release date.
how can you get excited for a game that barely has any coverage? We still haven't even seen the gameplay. and XIII has 2 more trailers than Versus, not to mention that there's something about it in Famitsu all the time. not to mention that XIII's coming out first.(even though I wish they'd finish Versus and release it first. I'm dying to play it.)
Versus seems the game I've been waiting for ages. Mature, dark story, (@at L ronald Hubbard) you're right they have the FFVII and FFVIII feeling which are also my fav FF. But FFXIII seems also crazy with its futuristic and philosophic setting. Can't wait for both form a story point of view. However, technically speaking I'm more hyped for the talented team that his behind Versus.