I want Ninja Gaiden 3 to be the best one of the series. But sadly, the more I see about the game, the less I become interested about it.
This article doesn't seem like valid points to me... just whining!
Did you watch the video? It is worse than what the article even describes. Having been a huge fan of the series, it is very disappointing to see Ninja Gaiden go this path. It used to be a straight up hardcore hack n slash with with puzzle solving here and there. QTE events suck, always have and always will. Ninja Gaiden is no more.
you dont like QTE cuz you suck at them.. if theyre well done like in god of war i dont mind, which rarely games get right. NGS2 was disappointing and never finished it... it was too easy compared to NGS, you could literally flying swallow thru the whole thing easily.
I don't think it's even really possible to suck at QTE's. QTE's don't really fit in NG games, it'll make them feel even more watered down than it already will. They basically turn the game from having to be patient and careful when choosing to attack to just pressing X or rotating a joy stick.
" you dont like QTE cuz you suck at them. " I nearly fell off my chair reading that! Unless you are blind or suffer some sort of physical illness that affects your movement, I just don't see how that is even possible. GOW is an awesome series but the combat was hardly challenging compared to NG's and on a personal level if there was one thing I could take out it would be the QTE. Still GOW is GOW and NG is NG... or at least it use to be and QTE has not business being in NG. You stopped playing NG2 because it was too easy and you think that QTE is going to make NG3 more of a challenge?
"Focus on one weapon: Katana" This is the biggest issue for me.
Well it's being different I give it that, but maybe it would've been better off as a side-story? Well I won't give an opinion until I play it and I also won't expect it to build more on from what 2 started/improved from the first.
The story is written by the guy who wrote the NES games... If anything, the other 2 games you are referring to were the side-story. For some reason, I'm excited for the game. The only thing I'm not really sure about is the multiplayer aspect. I heard it's going to have only 3 maps at retail + more coming in DLC form.
I was trying to make a joke with the gaiden/side-story meaning lol, sorry for not saying so. And yes, I know Masato Kato is writhing the story. Here's an awesome interview that I think anyone who's played the NES trilogy should read. http://www.hardcoregaming10... It's pretty cool :) I agree about the multiplayer aspect, but won't know until I play that too!
lol, I didn't get it. Clever indeed. Thanks for the link, I'll read that right now.
I'm worried about this game but generally not for those reasons well apart from the lack of orbs (possible no upgrade system?!)
I'm not sure what to think of this game honestly. I like it, but at the same time I can't see it being that good, but I hope it will be good. I don't know...
<Boring comment alert> time will tell, not speculation
it doesn't have sixaxis bouncing boobs it doesn't have sales
for people to be so caught up about dismemberment is so ridiculous, its an insult to the other games which are way more than that. i think this game looks just as good as the others.
You have never played NG2 dismemberment was a GAMEPLAY FEATURE and part of the strategy - enemies would change danger levels as they lost limbs, and NOT in the way you would even assume. Don't talk about what you don't know.
@Frankfurt don't tell me what games I have played you prat. I have play ninja gaiden 2 and really enjoyed it, I'm just not hooked on the dismemberment like you lot. you should play the 3 one it plays just like the others. also COD like enemies that's really clutching at straws.
The game is way more than just the dismemberment. They quite literally neutered this game. It is only same in name and in the character, that is it. He sure is hell is not the Ryu Hyabusa I remember. Pussified is the name I would call it. Ninja Gaiden 3: Pussified! Where are the other weapons? Where is the strategic combat? Push a couple buttons and then go into a quick QTE? THIS SUPPPOSED BE NINJA GAIDEN. I think that the only people who would be interested in this game are the ones who like ninja games, but sucked ass at Ninja Gaiden 1 & 2. If you are a true fan of the series, please let me know what excites you about this.... I can't name anything. That annoying bitch in your ear the whole game? The british accented people who say the same thing literally like 20 seconds apart? (Got nothing against British people, just saying it doesn't fit with Ninja Gaiden at all). The military COD-like enemies? I literally cannot think of anything that was done right. To me, this is worse than what they did to Dante from DMC.
I can see the mp being kinda throwaway. But I'm a huge fan. Played every NG in the past and will be getting this.
I hope they give this one an actual STORY!
The first on xbox 1 had a story...
I personally don't like the 2nd ninja gaiden. Yet, it still seems strange to write a "fail" article about an unreleased game. There have been plenty of mediocre to crap games that got no such prerelease preview treatment, so why start with NG?
What the hell? Why no kusarigama I loved that weapon in 2.
Dismemberment is an IMPORTANT part of combat in NG2. Of course PS3friends wouldn't know this and think it's just for aesthetics. When an enemy lost a limb, you knew you could finsh them off. You also had to use that to judge who was more dangerous and who you could leave for later. In a game where even the weakest character can kill you in 5 seconds, that was very, VERY important. Every second in NG2 was spent assessing your danger levels. A guy without a limb was more dangerous than anyone else, but ALSO the one that was the one character you KNEW was one attack away from death. The fact people are dismissing this shows how nobody in N4G even knows actions games. About NG3's other issues... Combos RANDOMLY go into an animation where the sword gets stuck on bone and you have to mash to let it go. Said animation slows down the combat considerably, and the enewmies don't attack you while you're stuck. Enemies are more passive, toned down to DMC-levels. Enemies become AFRAID of you when you use ninpo. Enemies, in a NINJA GAIDEN GAME, become afraid. Let that sink in. Being forced to kill defenseless enemies to go past plot points. QTEs to go over walls. QTEs, period. Ryu falling on (setpiece) holes like any Nathan-Drake-level wuss. Ryu sitting idly in a car, like any Nathan-Drake-level wuss, instead of standing on the hood with arms crossed like in previous games. Ryu RUNNING AWAY from a giant mechanic spider. The dude that goes toward giant demons... running AWAY from a mere spider. Ryu taking orders from a CIA/FBI/whatever chick. NO OTHER WEAPONS BESIDES SWORDS IN STORY MODE. Need i go on? It's the PS3 effect. Adding God of War and Uncharted influence to the best action series of all time, making it into subpar cinematic hand-holding garbage.
Agreed, but no need to attack the PS3. Sure those are things I don't like about those games, but no need for fanboy stuff, your comment was still great without it.
he mentions ps3 because all the xbox game were more hardcore. Hayashi started this on sigma 1. I don't mind the added story parts but this lack of weapons seems to be a problem The whole sword on bone thing is pretty stupid too. I think hayashi is trying to get rid of everything itagaki had in place.
All i'm reading is everyone's whining and bitching about QTEs being in the game. Obviously this must be everybody's first time seeing some gamplay of NG3. The QTEs are just tutorials and you can disable them -_- watch earlier gameplay you idiots.
I'm excited. Sue me.
The Multiplayer looks dull from the videos i've seen
reminds me of tenchu
Aside from the "too talkatieve ninja" argument, I agree with every other point the writer made. That being said, I'm still quite excited for this game. Is still very fast, very bloody, the animations look great. I also liked the enemy and settling desing. All that qte's seems rather anoying, yes, but I was excited just at watching the video!
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