Capcom has explained why Mega Man Legends 3 Project is hitting the 3DS rather than the likes of the PS3/360/Wii.
I'm one of the guys that wanted it on consoles. But it's not going to be bad on 3DS.
"Hmm lets see,, ps3 version in HD, 3-D, possible psn integration, or the 3DS in 480p" Blaster Master, to enjoy MegaMan Legends 3 in 3D on the PS3, a person would have to spend around 1500 bux on a 3DTV and 300 on the PS3. The 3DS is only 250 bux. The cheaper a console is...the broader the audience. Since most gamers in the world are casual gamers(gamers that can't tell the difference between HD and sub-HD, don't know what anti-aliasing is, and won't spend over 300 bux on a home gaming console), it seems that Capcom is VERY in touch with their fanbase..contrary to what you think.
The thing is the fans played the game on a Playstation console, I still have Mega Man Legends 1 & 2 along with Adventures of Tron Boone gracing my shelf. Parents getting a 3DS for their kids or those kids will have no idea where Mega Man Legends is even coming from.
Same here. I played MegaMan Legends on PS1. I was hoping it would come to consoles. I'm not gonna spend $300 on a handheld. I'm happy with my current DS and I just don't care much for 3D right now. @deadreckoning666 3D is not a requirement to make the game. So a "$1500" 3DTV has nothing to do with it. Unless the devs really REALLY want and need to make it in 3D.
You guys do know that Megaman Legends 2 sold like shit, right? Why would just waiting 10 years make a sequel more popular?I was hoping for a Wii release and expected it not to be released, so I am very happy that this is finally happening. @FarEast Because if you owned a PS1 you will not buy anything ever made by any other brand. People don't need to play every game in a series to buy the next installment to the series, and with it being a Megaman game fans know enough.
"(gamers that can't tell the difference between HD and sub-HD," Man, gamers really think they are elite. Why not go outside and see who truly the ignorant one is .
Everybody can tell the difference between HD and SD, unless you have really bad eyes! Before any HD gaming happened and I saw the Basketball game at my friend's house in HD, my eyes were blown out of my head! "Wow, you guys are use to this. I can see that dude way up in the stands picking his nose!"
Is the other reason Capcom's PR guy conveniently left out. I think the game will be cool on the 3DS, but I don't buy that the decision was made purely for design purposes. The fact is, we probably wouldn't see the game at all if it meant risking $20+ million to develop it for a home console.
In a interview from 2008, Kenji Inafune said that to make Megaman Legends 3 would cost $13 Million. Megaman Legends 3 is a huge risk project on consoles.
Hmm lets see,, ps3 version in HD, 3-D, possible psn integration, or the 3DS in 480p. You know what Crapcom, you dont have to explain yourself, your actions prove that your just out of touch with your fanbase, and every time you make another stupid move, you just push more and more of your old fans away. BTW, dont you think games should be multiplat considering your a third party dev? Im sick of japanese devs this gen.
do you know how badly the legend series has sold to date? what fanbase?
Im talking about Capcom games in general, and other japanese devs and publishers that all started on console, and sold their souls for little hand helds for the quick buck. Personally I would rather play an old school megaman, but you know how it works. The vocal minority always gets what they want. Pretty soon will see a megaman mmo on the DS or pc.
So Megaman 9, Megaman 10, and Megaman Universe aren't enough for you?
MM universe is going to be crap. Everything about that game looks so wrong...
Sold their souls for little hand helds for the quick buck? Sorry buddy, but it's because all you so-called fans weren't supporting them on consoles. No matter how much they want to make all these great games for fans, if they aren't receiving any revenue to support future projects, then they can't make you games. It's a business you know. It's not a charity for you and you alone, despite what many of you self centered fanboys like to think.
You are aware the Legends series is one of the worst selling Megaman titles right? The 3DS provides low production cost, good quality graphics, and a chance of getting a new and bigger fan base. This would have flopped on consoles, I mean hell I wish I could play it on my 360 but it would have flopped. I can't wait to try Megaman Legends 3 on the 3DS.
How am I getting disagrees? Legends is my favorite Megaman series but it did sell HORRIBLY!
"Hmm lets see,, ps3 version in HD, 3-D, possible psn integration, or the 3DS in 480p....""...BTW, dont you think games should be multiplat considering your a third party dev? Im sick of japanese devs this gen. " No contradictions there. @qface64: In the beginning of the video below when asked what game fans want Legends is what most people heard as the response. They've also admitted that it's partly being made because it's something they really want to do. http://www.themmnetwork.com...
I don't mind it being on 3DS, I've been dying for a 3rd, but I would of SOOO LOVED it to be on PS3/360 with a 1080p 40" HDTV. Tiny screens hurt my eyes ;P
It shouldn't even be a big deal. Any self respecting gamer is going to buy a 3ds anyhow. With it's launch lineup you would be stupid not to. BTW, capcom is still making Marvel vs capcom 3. And who the hell can afford a decent 3d tv compatible with ps3? I'm thinking considerably less then can afford the 250-300 dollar price tag on the 3DS. So if your making a 3d game, it would be stupid to make it for ps3 when 3ds is on the way.
Sure it might just be because they're lazy, can't code worth a damn on HD consoles, certainly not on a level where they'd capture much less advance the gameplay of MML1/2, but lets face facts this is all just a personal attack against me. I'm sorry you're all suffering for it.
its a big smack in the face to former players a handheld cant capture the glory of a previous console title while were at it lets take take halo:reach and uncharted and shove them into handhelds yay not dissing the 3ds because its gonna rock but come on megaman legends 3 :|
$$$ its always money, expecting the large DS base to purchase the 3DS so more to buy the game, plus its cheaper to develop for handhelds than consoles so they save money there. Why bother with fans who want a great game with fully realised gameplay on a format that will do it justice and not be limited by lower space and tech.
Would've prefered it on home consoles. But I'm eager to see how the 3DS looks.
I absolutely must have a 3DS because of Megaman Legends 3. Just hope that Capcom don't kill every series they release now.
o yes...because they killed every series. i mean sf4 is bad, and devil may 4 sucked so bad cuz dante wasnt the main and so is resident evil just cuz u werent scared and mvc3 looks like garbage.....sure. jump off the bandwagon and play games and stop saying what everyone else says. all games were still good, this gen everyone complains, its so annoying
I am enjoying Dead Rising 2. Like a lot. And most of the other stuff they complain about doesn't really affect me so whatever. Capcom's cool.
I still love capcom... They gave me zack and wiki, Tatsunoko vs capcom, RE4 wii, Okami and MH3. They're okay in my book.
they did it for the easy way out. lower graphics, lower budget, etc etc
Well the graphics are just fine, its on a smaller screen and most games look beginning 360 gen or atleast a gen in between PS2 and 360.
you're joking right? Its no where close to 360 even back in 2006, I still have to see a game with actual gameplay not just in game rendered scenes that look like a good PS2 or early 360 game.
Check out Epic Citadel on the iPhone. It's not technically a game it's just a tech demo but that tech is going into RAGE on the iPhone. Now imagine that tech put to use on the 3DS and PSP2. If something can look that good on a smart phone, imagine how good it will look in 3D on an actual handheld gaming system. I have to imagine that Unreal Engine handheld tech isn't going to be exclusive to the iPhone. Also check out Cut the Rope in the App store. Just.....I need to give him more candy I can't help myself.
Also from the videos they dont look 360 gen but I have gotten hands on time with the 3DS at E3. When watching the ingame video of Resident Evil for most of it I thought I was watching a 360 game (though jaggies did come up with 3D on)
That was, easily, THE worst reasoning I've ever heard for wanting to put something on the 3DS over the consoles. "We thought it'd be cool to do cool things so it'd be cool to put it on the 3DS". Honestly, PS3 has 3D and I'm sure Xbox360 will soon be 3D Capable, and you could expand how creative you are with a game by putting it on those consoles. They both have motion controls, they have online networks, you can put much more on the discs, etc, etc. The reason they put it on the 3DS was because they didn't want to spend money. But how good is that gonna do when the games are much cheaper then console games (meaning they get a lesser chunk) and the 3DS is priced as much as a PS3 or Xbox360. It doesn't look too appealing to people who like keeping money. Especially when we have many other games to buy over the next year or so.
I played megaman legends 1 and 2 on my original playstation I can tell you about the effort it took to kill enough reaverbots to buy a weapon part only to find out you can get it through much less tedious means. I loved kicking a can into a trashcan, and watching myself on tv. Checking roll out in what I imagine was her birthday suit. I did all this on my shitty but reliable tv, but I still don't want to play this game on a handheld device whether it was a ds or a psp.
Buy a 3ds just for this game? No thanks.
Handheld games cost less to make. It's not like Mega Man have done huge sales. Putting it on consoles will be a big flop and money loss. I like it to come to consoles but putting it on 3DS is the right business choice.
If sony doesn't step in, the first two where on playstation and n64. So it will come to a psp system or ps3, I won't if sony does something to fix this but it be timed. Anyways I'm not buying a 3ds, it offers only 3d as something new and that isn't a sell point for me and I like playing ds and gba games.
Ah. I'm definately getting a 3DS. I loved Legends 1 and 2 and even the Misadventures of Tronne Bonne. I would hope those games get re-released on PSN or something. Ocarina of Time 3DS, MGS3D, etc. all great stuff. I'm looking forward to seeing how this game turns out.
Because it's cheaper.
spend little to develope while the pay off is massive and they sale handhelds
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Am I the only one that doesn't really care? Fact is Megaman Legends 3 is very real. And it's going to come to a system that's looking fantastic. I'm getting a 3DS day one so I have no problem.
They are making a third one, and yet people complain. Guys, the gun barrel? yeah put it inside your mouth. Now don't hesitate to pull the trigger! Fact is the game would have been different on the consoles, and even then it could have sucked. You just have to hope the 3DS version is any good, cause a console version wouldn't guarantee that ether.
Same reason Dante is addicted to smack now, they did it for the money.
im very disapointed with that decision,very
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