GCHD has posted a new gameplay video of Ninja Blade that shows off the option to customize your ninja, and some really stylish quick time events. These are definite aspects worth mentioning when comparing Ninja Blade against Ninja Gaiden.
i'm wondering which game will look better between ninja blade and ninja guiden 2 sigma. we all know which one will look way better and that is ninja guiden 2 sigma on the ps3. ps. the talon stands for talented
I believe Sigma 2 will be the superior product, but something about Ninja Blade's over-the-top quick time events seem really fun to me. I also like the costume variety and the ability to change colors, emblems, etc. I'm not convinced fully yet, though.
So your wondering but you already know.. Riiight.. I think Ninja Blade looks better than all the NG games including Sigma. Just one more to go.
Didn't bother to watch the video. Just did. Graphically, they look about even. NB gets some points for costume customization, but loses some for QTE. Requiring that you use specific weapons to take down enemies.
the QTE looks nice but the gameplay does not compare to ninja gaiden the story wont have to try hard to be better though
They will both be great IMO. NGS2 will be like Sigma was a highly polished NG, with all kinds of xtra's and a bit more TNA then the original. Ninja Blade looks to be fun in its own way the demo showed a balance of QTE and solid gameplay (not highly polished combat yet still not bad). 1 will only be better then the other according to what your into. NG is still going to attract the hardcore like no other Ninja game. Ninja Blade will be the best for those that like a ninja game but are not exactly hardcore. Personaly I enjoy both types of games. I play for recreation more then I do for glory. That said the only thing thats going to rival the satisfaction of the dismemberment finishers in NG2 is the brutality in GoW3 combat.
Lol so now that Ninja Gaiden 2 is coming to PS3 Ninja Blade is all of a sudden "better". Ninja Blade looks awful and the demo sucked.
Wow just watching that video with all those quicktime events make me cringe....How can you put like a string of 20 quicktime events together and make it work lol Looks terrible...Seriously Ninja Gaiden 2 on 360 looks way better than this, and im expecting Sigma 2 to look better aswell....
Funny, I just got done playing the demo of this game. Decent. Not great, but ok. Oh, Ninja Gaiden looks a bit better than this. Both feel empty and lifeless to me though. These worlds don't feel lived in. Generic enemies, with generic backdrops. I guess the only reason to play games like Ninja Blade and Ninja Gaiden is for the action. But they could be so much more... Action games like God of War understand the importance of atmosphere and narrative. There is no good reason you can't have great action along with great storytelling and atmosphere.
Ninja Blade was fun for what it was, but no way, is it beating Ninja Gaiden, sorry.
ninja blade didnt do to well in japan did it? a lot of 360 owners would also have to eat crow if they like this game due to the QTE. many ps3 haters have slammed a few playstation games for QTE and ninja blade is full of QTE. last time ps3 haters were slamming heavy rain footage for QTE. I haven't played the demo yet but i havent heard anything bad about ninja blade. but a ninja gaiden killer? why cant they both just be good games that are worth playing instead of having one kill off the other? last time
I think it adds a very dramatic effect to the knee-jerk gameplay. It also makes the game much more cinematic and immersive. Indigo Prophecy was pretty much all QTE and I thought it was one of the most rewarding gaming experiences that I've ever had. I sense a new genre of game coming out. Indigo Prophecy was a good forerunner for a mostly QTEgaming experience. I think Heavy Rain and Indigo Prophecy 2 will really spark a new kind of gaming experience among other companies that will appeal to a whole new crowd of gamers.
i dont think there is anything wrong with QTE. but many ps3 haters used QTE as an excuse to slam the ps3 and heavy rain.
I won't bash Quantic Dreams for using QTEs. Theirs actually have a sense of motion and consequence to them that's more engaging than other implementations. That is, if Indigo Prophesy is any indication. But NB, while fun enough, kinda gets on my nerves with QTE that have little in the way of consequences. Just rewind and try again...
...their QTE rarely if at all impacted the flow of the game. You might be set back a few steps or you might die, but all you'd do is rewind and start again. If they made a God of War game where the QTE DID significantly impact the plot, opening up new avenues in the game, that'd be pretty badass.
When I played Star Wars TFU demo the first time and encountered QTE I was dissapointed. QTE definitley has to be done at the right time. If its done so it makes moments in the story that are realtime but almost like cinematic cut scenes have more depth it's good. If its interupting heated battle its not good IMO, Still I will be able to enjoy a game with these QTE's but I will feel the QTE's are just getting in the way. I had to put up with QTE's that intruded on combat in Heavenly Sword and still Enjoyed the game. I can put up with it in Ninja Blade. If I where to rate the games the score would reflect what im having to put up with though.
Touting Heavy Rain as a killer app I haven't heard them complaining about the QTE I think your confusing your fanboys I mean wasn't ninja guid considered a crap series to them before sigma seriously don't confuse xbox and ps3 fanboys one group are a bunch of annoying kids the other group should just plain no better than to be fanboys
People know Ninja Gaiden, is not a crap series, hell Nintendo had it 1st. The huge difference, between Heavy Rain, & Ninja Blade, is the QTE in HR dictates, changes, in pacing, and consequences, and story where, as NB, only rewards you with, a more damaged boss, 600 energy, and just a retread, w/no consequences.
i'm no gaiden fan but its not because of the game it is.. when i heard of the new gaiden (the first new gen one) i was dissapointed because it wasnt the original and/or a sequel to the original series... its really nothing more than a hack and slash game with a popular name if the same game wasnt named gaiden it would have been a flop
Sigma is just a copy of NG. That is no talent
Wow, really? I thought they were same game. :P
If sigma 2 runs and looks better than the rrodbox ver. then it would be safe to say Yosuke Hayashi>>>king flop himself;Tomonobu Itagaki.360 is a cake walk to work with compared to the ps3 right?
Well NG is no longer exclusive so the bots have to pretend that NB is better.
HAHAHAHAHA, so true...
its a mixture of god of war (im just saying as a example dont jump the gun) devil may cry 4 and ninja gaiden. demo was fun
That it took away from its original 8-bit roots and just became a clone of DMC, and that Ninja Blade is what Ninja Gaiden should have been from the beginning, blah blah blah this and that. But if the 360 version of NG 2 has ANY kind of advantage on the PS3 version (like for example, maybe exclusive DLC or something completely insignificant like a brighter main menu) they will all jump right back on the gravy train and brag of it. F'n Pathetic isn't enough to describe those MS Butt-Buddies.
Agree OBAMA NG is better!!!
they are the same?
i doubt it... i doubt it has a better combat system CAN'T WAIT FOR NGS2!!!!!! man if there was one game i was hoping would make the transition... it was NG2
I hoping that NG3 comes soon. I love NG Balck and NG2. For now I will play Ninja Blade since I got the asian version of it.
I played Ninja Gaiden 1 and 2.. Both were really good.. 2 though really didnt push the series forward as I hoped it would. Ninja Blade came in as a great surprise.. I played the whole game and I really enjoyed it. The game is difficult and in a good way as stages goes.. they give that vibe that Ninja gaiden did.. missions are nice and varied and well paced. Ninja Blade is a good game. I am not gonna compare how it fares with Ninja Gaiden. The devs hav done a great job with Ninja Blade. The QTE are really fun and never frustrating or jus tacked in.
want to sound like some old hater, but...why does it seem like just after ninja gaiden sigma 2 gets announced, you get an article like this one? it almost feels like some are pressure to come up with an exclusive replacement to a great title gone multiplatform just to vindicate their stance in this console war. i bet if gears ever got a port and another exclusive were to emerge, than an article like this would pop up. seriously call of duty is an outstanding game all around despite if its multi-platform or not. same with ninja gaiden. just enjoy your games i say. im a big time supporter of console exclusives, but i also believe that just because a good game goes multiplatform doesn't mean it cant be good and has to be 2nd to something new no one has even touch before. not saying this game is better or worse than ninja gaiden, im just saying.
No, you are just a hater/fanboy who likes to see things in tinted glasses. Ninja Blade was LONG announced before Sigma 2 was announced, and there have been quite a few articles of Ninja Blade on N4G. A few weeks ago, there was another article claiming that From Software outdid Itagaki with Ninja Blade from HHG, and no one knew about NGS2 then.
I played the Ninja blade demo and the combat and graphics seem much more satisfying than Ninja Gaiden's. However, the quick time events at the start of the demo were an example of how not to use them if you ask me. Though, neither Ninja Gaiden and Ninja blade do much for me - they highlight what other games do so good.
I did not know that NGS2 was coming to xbox 360. NGS did not. I know is the is the same, I think since the first sigma it went Multi. Maybe the the 3rd NG will come out on PS3 and Xbox 360 at the same time.
I'll give Ninja Blade a shot but for me NG2's combat system is un-matched the combos and animations all flow like water. Ryu cutting down foe after foe with blood everywhere is a sight to see. I'm still playing NG2 between games and even though I'm not a big fan of QTE's more Ninja games are always welcomed. JOY
I played the demo and enjoyed it, watched a gamers full review, and need a hack n slash to forget bout Ninja Gaiden II, in which I didnt like.
An Interactive movie with QTE, too many for its own good, ripped off Ninja Gaiden cannot surpass Ninja Gaiden. NG is the best Ninja Game ATM
high frequency sword, throwing knife & socom pistol. raiden destroys ninja blade. Ryu hyabusa? its close but ryu wins the matchup.
has anyone played the actually game yet? i here everyone daying it isnt "better " then ng2
they are full of sh1t. These fckers still living in the past when 360 was out all by itself. comparing the quality of thier games to ours show just how much better it is on ps3. Cronies. they are starved. When I think ninja blade I think waste of money. They are charging full price for this arcade game? LOL! The xbots around here are truly sad. I think the 5 of them pm eachothers time trying to figure out who's bubbles to take. They just can't take the fact that they want a ps3 & that ps3 owners just don't want or need or even accept a 360 as a gift.
How do you even exist? Your comments are like reading the work of a five year old. maybe once you could pull off the crap covering your eyes and see that even the Wii has great games. Or you could just continue being a cunt...
It just looks like a Ninja Gaiden clone. Who are they trying to kid?
No. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 is better than both though.
LMAO, was that a Giant Enemy Crab halfway through the video?
I don't get people some times. I mean, I just finished playing the Ninja Blade demo and it was "okay" but not the greatest thing since sliced bread as others are praising it to be. Ninja Gaiden has perfected Ninja games, the smooth silky animations and overall "feel" of the NG games has always been true to tale. Ninja Blade is a decent game too, but it doesn't really have that feel yet. I will have to try the full game though to really state my opinion though...
@7h3ultim8p00 9.1 - No, you are just a hater/fanboy who likes to see things in tinted glasses. Ninja Blade was LONG announced before Sigma 2 was announced, and there have been quite a few articles of Ninja Blade on N4G. A few weeks ago, there was another article claiming that From Software outdid Itagaki with Ninja Blade from HHG, and no one knew about NGS2 then. not to be rude, but who is hip hop gamer? is he legit like say ign, gamepro and such? i dont think so. i mean what he does you can do as well put on a wave cap rap some week old written verses in front of some cams, lol. dude his opinions aren't creditable let alone matter to me. besides whether or not which game is better than the other is a matter of opinion, not some guy spreading rumors after spitting some mediocre verses lol seriously. 2nd, why did this article come out now? and not months ago? see were im going with this? 3 i never said anything about ninja blade being worse or better than ninja gaiden, how can i? ive never played ninja blade so...im no hater. im just saying that it always seems like this with games and consoles, one thing becomes available to everyone than one side feels vindicated by enforcing and therefore implying that the new exclusives outclasses the multiplatform game that's all im saying bro.
Wow.I love how people just make up titles and add them.. Headline should read: Ninja Blade "Custom Outfits and Quick Time Events" Video
LAMO at the this article. right when Ninja Gaiden is announced for the PS3 all of a sudden Ninja Blade is a better game? yeah ok whatever makes you sleep at night
i know myself well and i can tell you that i sleep real well, and thats without the need or anything lol. seriously you guys are starting to show why this industry is the way it is. simply put, why wasn't this article posted or reported or better yet written before the ninja gaided sigma 2 announcement? lmao? sure you are, pathetic. listen when you can answer me that question above, than ill rest my case until then your words mean nothing to me let alone your ignorance. please take a seat and enjoy your games without having to get upset,moved,offended or expressed retaliation to a simple opinion. i never stated what i said as fact just said, "it seems" and suddenly you and the other kids reacted with ignorance via your childish replies without even trying to prove me other wise with respectable answers/proof. lol whatever makes me sleep a night? i have 3 major consoles, a gaming labtop and a monster of a computer with all the bellss and whistles. with plenty of pennys in 3 different accounts full time job and school? lol sure kid you'll be alright. life is good, life is good, just relax and try to enjoy it.
It definately has me interested in it now that I have a 360. I think the combat is going to be a lot of fun, and the difficulty isn't going to make you throw controllers like Ninja Gaiden games.
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