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1. Posted: Wed 25th May 2011 02:28 BST
I didn't see a thread for this, so I'm sorry if it already exists.
I bought it on launch day today at the third store I tried. So far, I'm having a great time with it. The did a really nice job of putting the story together in Chronicle Mode, which I have now completed. The gameplay is actually pretty different from Street Fighter. Street Fighter is a 2D fighter with loads of flashy special moves, projectiles, and aerial attacks. This is a 3D fighter that doesn't really have special moves but instead focuses on fluid punch and kick combos, throws, and counterattacks (called holds), plus there are some lovely multi-tiered arenas. Meanwhile, the graphics are just amazing. It's worth bumping down the framerate to 30 FPS (I've never been able to tell the difference between 30 and 60 FPS, anyway) to see it in 3D. The movelist on the bottom screen is pretty nice to train with, but it's pretty pointless once the real fights start.
Like I said, I've beaten Chronicle Mode, but I'm still missing some characters. Does anybody know how to unlock them?
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2. Posted: Wed 25th May 2011 02:34 BST
If it has an arcade mode have you beaten that? It might unlock you some characters. Thanks for your thoughts on the game. Sounds nice and fun. I've been tempted to buy this game for a while now, but I still think I'll hold off till I bought other games I want more first.
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3. Posted: Wed 25th May 2011 02:39 BST
Yeah, I can't recommend this game enough. It's insanely fun and I have been enjoying it more than SSFIV. While the styles aren't as varied or complex as Street Fighter, this game's fighting is insanely fast and fluid in comparison. The various modes and interactive levels are a plus. Oh,.........and there is all the eye candy. =]
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4. Posted: Wed 25th May 2011 03:06 BST
Thanks for the impressions. Would you say it will take a long time to unlock everything? Sounds like it warrants a purchase, but I really prefer it when games offer you an incentive to keep playing via extra junk ala Soul Calibur II. I didn't like that everything was unlocked from the get-go in SF, but it made sense for what it is.
Edited on Wed 25th May, 2011 @ 03:08 by Ark
5. Posted: Wed 25th May 2011 04:13 BST
Are their people on the online multiplayer?
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6. Posted: Wed 25th May 2011 15:02 BST
@Scypher - There are a ton of unlockables in this game. In fact you have to unlock almost all the characters. There are also a lot of costumes to unlock, plus a thousand figurines. So plenty to keep you busy.
@Pogocoop - Yep, plenty of people on-line. =)
7. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 01:48 BST
:0 Now my only question is should I get this or Blazblue?
8. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 02:25 BST
I unlocked Kasumi [alpha] by playing through a round of Arcade Mode. I don't know if you can do it with anybody or if it has to be Kasumi.
9. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 05:13 BST
Blazbue does not have online multiplayer, so that should answer your question.
With that said, this game is awesome! Currently playing Chronicle mode and I am enjoying this a lot more than Super Street Fighter IV 3D!
Edited on Thu 26th May, 2011 @ 05:15 by Knux
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10. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 13:12 BST
I'm sure I'm just stupid, and missed the thread, but I'm keen to play some online games. Could people with the game please post up their FCs, and add me - mine is 4210-4008-4056
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11. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 14:21 BST
Awww loving this game you seen to unlock costumes on arcade mode, figures seen to be unlocked on every mode.
Characters seem be mostly unlocked on chronicle mode and arcade mode, tag mode.
Really wanna unlock some of the boss characters because they look very cool and bet fun play as.
Specially big guy with beam staff he looked very cool!
Ive had arse handed to me 3 times online these players play hardcore and have alot skill. But ive learnt alot from these battles and am enjoying it noneless:-)
U can unlock metroid area by completing all 6 courses in Arcade modePlus while playin on metroid theme stage.
You can blow or shout into mic and samus will drop power bomb which will make u switch sides with other player!
And we have all seen what happens if you fall of area....
(Ive now unlock all characters and metroid theme stage)
Edited on Thu 26th May, 2011 @ 16:02 by Tate24
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12. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 14:24 BST
I added you to friends, Tate. Add me pls!
13. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 14:28 BST
Edited on Thu 26th May, 2011 @ 14:32 by Tate24
14. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 14:31 BST
You must complete Chronicle before these will work
How to Unlock Alpha-152: Complete Mission 19 in Tag Challenge Mode Genra: Complete Mission 18 in Tag Challenge Mode Kasumi Alpha: Complete Tag Challenge 16. Raidou: Complete Tag Challenge 20. Shiden: Complete Tag Challenge 20. Select by holding L+X and Press A on Random. Tengu: Complete Mission 17 in Tag Challenge Mode
Edited on Thu 26th May, 2011 @ 14:34 by JayArr
15. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 14:42 BST
Oh my god!
Just complete hard mode on arcade and unlock two boss characters and METROID THEME STAGEWhich called "geothermal power plant"
Just been playing abit more and unlock all boss characters by playing arcade mode.
Genra is so cool he fire bolts of electric plus u get use beam staff:)
Edited on Thu 26th May, 2011 @ 15:54 by Tate24
16. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 14:43 BST
Come meet me in friends lobby, Tate
17. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 14:53 BST
Wow, that was laggy.
but great work, Tate - you slaughtered me. Need to get practicing I think
18. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 14:57 BST
yea first time ive experience lag:-( try fighting world wide! You pretty gd to but as they say practice makes perfect:-)
19. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 15:06 BST
Here it the DoA: On-line Friend Match thread. So you aren't spamming the general discussion topic. :3
20. Posted: Thu 26th May 2011 16:01 BST
This game is good, and much easier to play on the 3DS than SSF4. However, it feels rushed in some apsects. For instance, all rounds are one match and you can't change it; what happened to user settings/options? I haven't tried online yet, but based on many other perspectives, it's very generic and laggy. The story Chronicles mode mixes full motion video with still pictures to tell the story, which gives the player a half-baked experience. Also, the multi-tiered stages don't look as good as they can/should. Nevertheless, I like this game and will keep it in my 3DS rotation for a long time.
Edited on Thu 26th May, 2011 @ 16:06 by Mars
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