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Mon 18th October, 2010

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Caryslan commented on Sakurai Explains Reasoning Behind Removal Of I...:

I know they had their fans, but I really don't care either way. Duck Hunt Dog is the classic-NES rep that I look forward to playing as.

To be honest, the cuts that we got in this game are not that bad compared to other fighting games. You have ones like Street Fighter and Soul Calibur that cut characters for no good reason. At least with Smash 4, there was an effort to keep as many characters from Brawl as possible.

And Sakurai is at least nice enough to explain why the Ice Climbers did not make it in. Capcom and Namco would not even bother explaining why they cut almost the entire roster between Street Fighter II and Street Fighter III or the mess that was Soul Calibur V's roster.

Sagat or Sakura fan? Like Taki? Want to know where they are? Then go screw yourself if you don't like the stupid new characters we added.

At least Smash Bros kept characters like Ike, Toon Link, Lucario, ROB, and other who looked like they were going to be cut.

I know the loss of the Ice Climbers is a major blow, I played as Wolf and it sucks that he's gone as well. But there is a silver lining in this. Several new characters are waiting to be discovered in Smash 4.

Wolf may be gone, but I'm looking forward to Robin, Little Mac, Mega Man, and Pac Man.

I am just dismayed people want to focus so much on the negatives of this game. Do people complain this loudly when Capcom cuts out characters and then adds them in with updates? What are we at now, the fourth or fifth update of Super Street Fighter IV?

We have over 50 characters in this game, tons of game modes, and other cool content.

But all people want to do is complain about what the game does not have. I'm kinda unhappy to see this. Video games are supposed to be fun. Can't we enjoy games for what they do have?



Caryslan commented on Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Sells Over ...:

@BlackSpy This won't do a thing to the Vita, it is still the second best-selling console in Japan and it gets a good amout of third-party support. If the Vita has sold steady despite Monster Hunter 4, Mario Kart 8, Youkai Watch 2, and Pokemon coming out, then Smash Brothers is unlikely to finish it off.

The Vita may be dead in NA and Europe, but it's destorying the PS4 and Wii U in sales in Japan. Sony can still have a pretty successful time with the Vita even if it remains in second place in Japan.

One thing is for sure, every week in the Japanese charts the Vita is almost always in second place behind the 3DS and its games are in the charts(unlike the Wii U and PS4)

The Vita is not likely to die anytime soon in Japan. If Pokemon could not kill it, then Smash Bros won't either. The Vita has their audience and their libary of JRPG games that the 3DS simply does not have. It will keep on selling unless Sony loses their minds and drives off third-parties.



Caryslan commented on Weirdness: Playing as Peach Online is Triggeri...:

I can't remember, can Peach spawn items even when they are turned off? I always thought she was the only character who had a random chance of pulling out a beam sword or a Mr. Saturn no matter the item settings.



Caryslan commented on Talking Point: The Super Smash Bros. 3DS Demo ...:

Well, I can safely say that the Smash Bros 3DS demo is the first one I have ever played for over two hours, and I'm not done yet!

I just love how well Smash Bros 3DS turned out. It plays faster and better then Brawl, Mario and Link have all be buffed and vastly improved, Mega Man is a fun character to use, the Villager is interesting but fun as well, and the new items are great and don't disrupt matches as badly as the ones Brawl introduced.

Quite frankly, I think going by this demo that this is the best Smash Bros yet..

One other thing, the new Battlefield theme is now my favorite one out of all of them in the series!



Caryslan commented on A 3DS Can be Used as a Controller in Super Sma...:

Maybe this is a major reason why Nintendo is creating a New 3DS model. To allow players who don't have a gamepad to have their own screen on a controller for a Wii U game. Sony already offered something like this with the PSP & PS3, and the Vita and the PS4.

Maybe Nintendo could not figure out a cost effective way to sell the gamepad separately or add a second one onto the console, so this is the next best solution.

If they can link the Wii U and the 3DS together, it can only benefit both systems in the long run.

Plus, this might be the test for that Console/Handheld hybrid system that the rumors keep talking about.



Caryslan commented on Standard 3DS Consoles Will Have Limited Online...:

Alright, not a big deal for me. I never use Miiverse on my 2DS anyway, and I only go into the web browser when I need help with a boss or a puzzle, Since Smash is a fighting game, the only time I see myself going online to look up info is to learn how to unlock characters.

And my PC is better suited and faster for that kind of task.



Caryslan commented on Impending Japanese Launch Of Super Smash Bros....:

@minotaurgamer Kirby has not risen past lower mid tier since Melee where he was the worst character in that game. King Dedede is a top-mid tier character that pretty much gets by with a gimmick chaingrab in Brawl.

I know everyone is going to point out that Meta Knight is overpowered! But here's the thing, for all intents and purposes he's been nerfed in this game. He could very well end up in the garbage tier like Kirby who was top tier in 64 and horrble in Melee, and failed to reclaim his glory in Brawl.

I don't get how the Kirby characters are labeled as overpowered in these games. Characters from Star Fox have a much better showing between games, with at least one of them making the top tier in 64, Melee and Brawl.



Caryslan commented on Impending Japanese Launch Of Super Smash Bros....:

@Austroid F-Zero has not had a new game in over a decade, for all intents and purposes its a dead series. It only needs a single playable rep until it gets a game that revives the series.

As for Metroid, I think there is still some backlash at Nintendo over how badly other M bombed.

As for Brawl getting Kirby reps, it should be noted that King Dedede and Meta Knight missed 64 and Melee in favor of adding characters from other series. This game also did not get any new playable reps fro the Kirby series. Kirby als deserves their three reps. It's a series that has sold more then Metroid and F-Zero.

As for Kid Icarus, its a game that Sakurai both worked on and the flavor of the month as the old series that had a recent successful game that revived it. Mother got the same treatment in Brawl, getting two reps in that game. Now, Lucas is gone and Ness is still the only one left.

II'm sure Kid Icarus will have the same thing happen to it next game. Kid Pit more then likely is a one-shot character.



Caryslan commented on Impending Japanese Launch Of Super Smash Bros....:

I just watched the Duck Hunt Dog video! His moveset includes using characters from Wild Gunmen! So not only is he a cool choice, but he showcases Nintendo's old Zapper games with his movset!

Man, so many great newcomers. I don't know who to play first. Mega Man would have the top pick, but then Little Mac, Pac Man, Robin, and now Duck Hunt Dog have have joined the roster!

Honestly, I like this group of newcomers more then what Brawl had. Brawl's newcomers were pretty much the big name characters that had missed the cut in 64 and Melee. This group on the other hand shows off Nintendo's history alot better, and what defines them.



Caryslan commented on Impending Japanese Launch Of Super Smash Bros....:

The haters can go shove it, Duck Hunt Dog is here and he looks awesome! He's the perfect retro rep, how many NES consoles were sold with Duck Hunt packed alongside Super Maro Brothers? Duck Hunt is one of Nintendo's most famous games, and I'm glad it's finally getting its due in Smash Bros. Does that mean we finally get a Duck Hunt stage as well?

And Dr. Mario is back! I loved playing as him in Melee! Not to mention, I can finally bring back my jokes about Dr. Mario writing a prescription for pain!

Also, Mr. Game & Watch is also back! No surprise, but he was one of my mains in Brawl.



Caryslan commented on Video: Watch These Teenagers As They're Expose...:

@ekreig Given the popularity of Playstation and Xbox, which these kids likely grew up playing, it's possible they might have never heard of Zelda outside of a seeing the case in store shelves.

Like it or not, we have had at least a couple of generations who likely never touched a Nintendo console in their life. And that's the thing, if you live in a bubble of only owning Playstation or Xbox, then you might not know anything about Nintendo besides how its a "kiddy console" and has nothing but Mario.



Caryslan commented on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Oo...:

@Grimlock_King It's not up to Nintendo. Konami which was the developer of Turtles in time and Acivision who is the current license holder have to come to an agreement to release this game onto the eshop. There is also the issue with the soundtrack of the 80's cartoon, which in the past forced ports of first TMNT arcade game and Turtles in Time that were put in as bonuses for two PS2-era turtles games to get all new soundtracks.

So, we have an issue where the previous license holder has to come to an agreement with the current license holder and the holder of the soundtrack of the 80's cartoons.

Its tons of rights to wade though. There is really nothing Nintendo can do to get the old Turtles games onto its virtual console besides hope Konami and Activision work out a deal. Not to mention, it's unlear how Nickoloden would factor into this as well.



Caryslan commented on Yokai Watch 2 Finally Stripped of its Top Posi...:

@Mega719 I'm not saying the Vita is getting AAA titles, but it is getting support from third-party developers and is getting games that appeal to Japanese gamers.

Also, Zelda has declined in Japan to some degree. If I remember correctly, Skyward Sword did not sell very well in Japan. So, Hyrule Warriors might not be a system seller over there.



Caryslan commented on Yokai Watch 2 Finally Stripped of its Top Posi...:

@Mega719 The issue is, the Vita in Japan is getting tons of great games that appeal to tastes over there. That, and handhelds sell much better then home consoles over there.

But the problem I think is that the Vita in Japan has gotten great third-party support, while the Wii U has struggled to get anything on their consoles.

I mean, look at the charts this week. 3 New Vita games are on that chart!

Nintendo simply cannot compete with only an AAA title every few months, especially in Japan where home consoles have enough trouble selling as it is.



Caryslan commented on Nintendo Direct on 4th September to Reveal Mor...:

The funny thing about this, is somewhere Sega's upper managment is smiling all the way to the bank. They get a cut of this game's sales since they own the IP, and they don't have to lift a finger.

Even if this game bombs, Sega is still a winner since their only investment is letting Nintendo have the publishing rights.

With that said, this games does look awesome. I really hope it does well.



Caryslan commented on Resident Evil Revelations 2 Confirmed By Capco...:

Ok, one thing I don't get is this. If the game is being made for the PS3, Xbox 360, and the next-gen consoles, then that means it would be larger and more ambitious then the first game that came out on the 3DS and was ported to other consoles.

Think about this, you are all crying foul over a game that might not even be possible on the 3DS. This is not the first game to move from a handheld to a home console or from a home console to a handheld.

Capcom sees potential in the series and they want to expand it on more powerful hardware. What is the issue with that? I could understand the anger over not getting a Wii U version, but think about this. If a 3DS version did exist, it would either be a watered down port, or would drag down the console versions to make it fair.

So, your choices are either a watered down port of a game, or a version that because of its much weaker hardware will hold back the console versions, especially the ones on the PS4 and Xbox 360.

Capcom wants to expand this series to the consoles with a proper console entry. What is the issue with that? I'm not a fan of Capcom, but it sound like people would rather see Revelations 2 held back then see what potential it could have by being built on hardware that's more powerful then the 3DS.

I think a Wii U port should exist, but a 3DS version would hold back what is clearly something built for home consoles.



Caryslan commented on Previously Teased Alone In The Dark: Illuminat...:

@CaPPa You can do good horror with a FPS game, Doom 3 managed to do that. I have never played a more disturbing, more uneasy game in my life. And what was funny is that being armed to the teeth with weapons did not take away that fear of uneasiness.

It's a damn shame so many people bash Doom 3. It was a great game, and did the whole survial horror thing better than any Resident Evil game.

Only Eternal Darkness was Doom 3's peer when it came to just freaking me out.



Caryslan commented on Resident Evil Revelations 2 Confirmed By Capco...:

@Einherjar I don't want any of the big three to buy a major third-party developer for one simple reason, it could start an arms race where hardware compaines snap up third-parties, especially the smaller or weaker ones.

For example, if Nintendo buys Capcom, then what's to stop Sony from buying Square Enix and cutting Nintendo off from Dragon Quest, Bravely Default, and Final Fantasy?

If Nintendo takes a bold move like buying Capcom, then I fear the other two will become more aggressive and start buying up all but the biggest third-parties.

The thing is Sony and Microsoft are not going to shrug their shoulders and do nothing if they suddenly lose major third-party games on their platforms. They will get more aggressive and this could backfire on Nintendo.

I would rather see Capcom go to either another big third-party developer like Bandai Namco or have it's leadership replaced with new blood.



Caryslan commented on Mario Kart 8 Leads Nintendo Nominees in Golden...:

Fire Emblem: Awakening is not in the running for handheld game of the year? That makes me sad :( I hope Pokemon X/Y wins it then. I don't want to see ALBW win this award again, it's such an overrated game....

And it's in the running for game of the year? When there were much better 3DS games like Fire Emblem: Awakening that came out last year?

I don't get all the praise ALBW gets. I'm a huge Zelda fan, and I found it to be the most boring, uninspired Zelda game I have ever played.



Caryslan commented on Guide: New Nintendo 3DS - Everything We Know S...:

I know I am in the minority, but I hate they are using the clamshell desgin for these. I love my 2DS, and I think it has a much better and more comfortable form factor then either one of the current 3DS models. It fits well in your hands, and the buttons are placed the best out of all the 3DS Models.

Something that bothers me is that everything looks cramped. Maybe if they were selling a version with the 2DS' form factor I would be a sold a little more.

But I hate that clamshell desgin. I love my 2DS, and I don't see myself going back to the clamshell desgin with the 3DS family. Maybe with the true Successor of the 3DS, but that's it.

To be honest, I wanted a new 2DS model with all the new features, but with the 3D cut out and with the awesome form factor of the 2DS.



Caryslan commented on New Nintendo 3DS Models Announced:

@darthllama Why would I cry myself to sleep? I love my 2DS! The thing is, as long as I still get new games that work on my 2DS, I'll be happy. Does it suck that I can't play Xenoblade? Yes, but I have that game on the Wii anyway. Not to mention, current 3DS and 3DS XL owners can't play the game either, they are in the same boat as 2DS owners.

And that's the key, if a bunch of exclusive games come to these new 3DS models, then everyone who already owns a 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS will have to either upgrade to the new models, or wait until the true successor of the 3DS arrives in a few years.

Why am I going to cry myself to sleep over this? I'm not even mad about the new models anymore. My 2DS rocks, has tons of great games on it, and still has a better form factor then any of the other 3DS models. The current models are still going to get new games, Nintendo is not stupid enough to alienate their existing 3DS userbase by making something like Zelda or Pokemon exclusive to the new models.

What am I missing out on compared to the current 3DS models? 3D that I never use, a bigger screen and stereo speakers that can be fixed with a decent pair of headphones?

Even the newer models don't really make me what to upgrade. It's great hardware, but my 2DS still has alot of life left in it.



Caryslan commented on New Nintendo 3DS Models Announced:

@Hy8ogen Only thing I want to say about the Circle Pad Pro is that it's pretty rare in the US, it never came out on the XL in the US, and 2DS owners like me can't have one since a CCP was never made for that model. So, it's not like we can run down to Gamestop or Walmart and pick up a CCP.

That is kinda the issue, although I doubt its a gamebreaker. Games will simply offer different ways to control the camera if they are on the older 3DS models.

That's how games like Monster Hunter 3 and Resident Evil did it.



Caryslan commented on Reaction: Picking Apart The New Nintendo 3DS A...:

With a few hours passing since this was announced, I have cooled off a bit in regards to this. I don't intend to upgrade my 2DS anytime soon, and my gaming dollars are going to supporting it, my PS3, and hopefully a Wii U.

Losing Xenoblade to the New 3DS sucks, but I have the Wii version and I can play it there even though it is a risk to my disc drive.

My only hope, and this is my main issue is that the current 3DS models don't get shafted because of this. Hopefully, we will still get most of the new games and enjoy strong eshop support. NES Remix coming to the 3DS helps to some degree, and a ray of hope is that Nintendo and other third-parties realize that there are millions of 3DS owners, and not all of us will be inclined to upgrade.

If say the next Fire Emblem has exclusive features on the New 3DS, but plays on my current 2DS, I can live with it. I think the current models have tons of untapped potential, so I'm shocked Nintendo went in this direction.

I will see how the market develops. Maybe Gamestop will offer a trade in program, although I love the form factor of the 2DS.

One thing is for sure, I doubt a new Mario, Zelda, or Pokemon will be New 3DS exclusive, so old 3DS owners should still get some awesome games.

I will give Nintendo some credit, they took a bold step with this update.

And there is a silver lining in all of this. After a lackluster 2014 where the 3DS did not even get a spot at E3, maybe this mean Nintendo is focusing on the 3DS family again.

Which is a good thing overall.



Caryslan commented on New Nintendo 3DS Models Announced:

@Za23 That's the thing, if Xenoblade does well what's to stop Nintendo from doing this with other games. Want to play the newest Fire Emblem? Then play it only on the new 3DS models! New Pokemon? Enjoy it on the newest 3DS.

Nintendo is a business, and if they smell money they will push it. They will go out of their way to push these new 3DS models, even if it messes with the older 3DS owners.

Maybe they will make the games work on both systems, but I just don't like this. Plus, what's to stop them from splitting up the Virtual Console to drive sells?



Caryslan commented on New Nintendo 3DS Models Announced:

@aaronmclaren That's my issue, what is the point of this upgrade? People love to tout the Game Boy Color, but that came out 8 years into the Game Boy's lifespan in response to developers who wanted a more robust system. The Game Boy Color was for all intents and purposes a new system.

The DSi was a minor upgrade that did not split up the DS' userbase.

But Nintendo is taking a huge risk with this, since unlike the Game Boy Color, there is no clearly defined reason to upgrade to your average customer. That, and it basically splits up the user base of the system.

Also, some people like me will wait for the true successor of the 3DS.



Caryslan commented on New Nintendo 3DS Models Announced:

@SanderEvers Thing is, the DSi did not splinter the userbase like this. Outside of the DSiware store, I can't remember any exclsuive DSi retail games that could not be played on the normal DS.

What people make the mistake of thinking is that the Game Boy Color as a mere "upgrade" to the Game Boy. It was not, the Game Boy Color was marketed as a brand new system that had BC with Black & White Game Boy games.

My issue with this is that Nintendo is promoting these systems like they are yet another model of the 3DS. But yet their specs have been changed, things have been upgraded and a second analog nub has been added. They are selling these two consoles as yet another 3DS system.

The issue is that they have splintered the userbase. Not everyone who invested money in a 3DS console are going to upgrade. I won't. And do you know why? Because the true successor to the 3DS family is in the works, and will likely be announced in another year or so.

I'm sorry, I'm just kinda bitter about this. I know Nintendo has done this in the past, but as I said before, the Game Boy Color was a full-fledged console. It was not an upgrade like so many people love to claim.

I have a PS3 to support, I have other consoles. I want to get a Wii U! What makes Nintendo think everyone has money to run around and buy new 3DS models every few years.

As for the length of time, that argument does not fly. The Game Boy lasted 8 years before the Game Boy Color arrived, the Game Boy Advance lasted 7 years and only got minor hardware revisions, and the DS lasted five years before the DSi arrived.

Three years is just too early for something like this. It feels like a stopgap measure in a way.

I wanted Xenoblade for the 3DS, but Nintendo can go shove it for all I care. I am not going to be strongarmed into buying a stopgap console that will be replaced in another few years anyway.

The DSi came out in 2009 and the 3DS was announced in 2010. We will be getting another Nintendo handheld, it's just a matter of when.

I know I sound bitter, I know I sound angry. But I feel screwed over. I just bought my 2DS this year. And now one of the games I wanted on it I can't even play. Sorry if I'm not thrilled about this.

I would have prefred Nintendo to focus on the 3DS hardware they have and bring out a true successor in another few years. I'm not going to reward Nintendo with money for treating it customers like sheep. I'm sure if Sony pulled something like this with the Vita, everyone would be bashing them over how vile and money-grubbing they are.

I don't mind hardware revisions, but this is too much.



Caryslan commented on Xenoblade Chronicles Coming to 3DS in Japan:

I have this on the Wii, but I really wanted this on the 3DS since my Wii's disc drive died out. But sadly, Nintendo lost a customer with this game because I can't afford to upgrade to a new 3DS model to play a single game.

Good job Nintendo, you lost a sell on my end. Maybe I'll play it used one day when I do get a N3DS or the real succesor to the 3DS.



Caryslan commented on New Nintendo 3DS Models Announced:

To be honest, I don't like this news. I just bought a 2DS, I don't have the money to go run around and keep buying new 3DS consoles. We did not need a new model! What we needed was an improved a virtual console and a steady stream of games.

My issue is simple. I have wanted a Xenoblades Chronciles port for the 3DS for years. Now, it finally happens and I can't even play it? Good job screwing over your customers Nintendo.

I have no issue with hardware upgrades, but they are splitting up the 3DS user base with this move. I don't have money laying around to go upgrade my 2DS.

I'm sorry, I was not on the bandwagon that we need a new 3DS model every year. We were fine the way we were.

And yes, I am mad, upset in fact that I won't be able to play Xenoblade on my 2DS.

I feel screwed over. Not everyone can go buy new 3DS models every year Nintendo.

I know this will be a success, but Nintendo will make me think twice about buying thier next handheld. They are good systems, but what's the point if Nintendo pulls the rugs out after only three years?

I am not happy about this. This just reeks of Nintendo playing underhanded and dirty to sell a system.



Caryslan commented on Nintendo Confirms Two More Virtual Console Tit...:

@grumblebuzzz We're still missing Dragon Quest I-IV, Final Fantasy, Bubble Bobble, Bubble Bobble 2, and a few other NES games. I agree with adding more games from other consoles, but we still have not even scratched the surface of all the great NES games.

Personally, I would love to see Dragon Quest I-IV come out on the Virtual Consoles. Those were great RPGs. That, and I'm still waiting for the first Final Fantasy to arrive.



Caryslan commented on Nintendo Confirms Two More Virtual Console Tit...:

Ok this is really starting to annoy me. Nintendo, would it kill you to put out a press release for the 3DS virtual console?

I know your focus is on the Wii U, and the 3DS has been shafted this year as a result, but it would be nice to know if a VC game is coming to the 3DS.

This is the third press release for the Wii U's virtual console, and still nothing for the 3DS.

I'm getting a little sick of being an afterthought to Nintendo. There are 45 million 3DS owners Nintendo. We would kinda like to know what's coming to our Virtual Console as well.



Caryslan commented on Nintendo Download: 28th August (North America):

@XCWarrior Well, there really is nothing for me this week. I don't have a Wii U, so all the stuff on that is out, I already own Super Street Fighter IV and Resident Evil Revelations, I can skip Monster Hunter 3 since 4 will be coming soon, I'm not going to spend $29.99 on something like Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, and of course, the 3Ds once again gets nothing on the Virtual Console not even a sale for Capcom's games that are on the service.

So honestly, there is nothing for my 2DS this week. Oh well, I can save my money for Smash then.



Caryslan commented on Capcom Is Suing Koei Tecmo For Patent Infringe...:

Honestly, Capcom deserves their fate. I can't remember the last time I bought a Capcom game. Between killing off Mega Man, horrible DLC, changing Resident Evil into a Gears of War wannabe, and tons of other crap, they have not gotten a cent from me in years.

Capcom chased the all-mighty "western" dollar down a storm drain and it bit them in the behind. What is funny about this approach is that they were already successful in the West. Why they felt the need to sell out and anger their fans is beyond me.

But this lawsuit is pathetic. What's wrong Capcom? The endless rehashes of Street Fighter IV and screwed-up Resident Evil games no longer printing money? Are they jealous that Koei Tecmo is enjoying more success right now?

What I don't get is that Capcom does everything but what their fans want. Capcom, no one wants you to put out lawsuits against other compaines. We want a new Mega Man game, Street Fighter V, Resident Evil 7 that goes back to the roots of the series around RE4 and before. Stop squeezing consumers for money with BS DLC schemes.

That's what we want Capcom. Nothing more than that.



Caryslan commented on Capcom Is Suing Koei Tecmo For Patent Infringe...:

@Remisio I don't want Nintendo to buy Capcom for one simple reason. I fear it would start an "arms race" where the big three start buying up third-party developers.

Capcom is better off either going out of business and having its IPs sold off bit by bit or to be bought by another third-party. Maybe Sega, Namco or Koei Tecmo(The irony) could buy them out.



Caryslan commented on Capcom Is Suing Koei Tecmo For Patent Infringe...:

Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't "a function that lets you acquire new content by combining an existing game with another piece of software" basically describe DLC?

I mean think about it, when you buy DLC, you are buying software that adds new features to existing software. They may be sold under the same title, but the map packs to Call of Duty seem like software that add in new content to an existing title.
It's so broad, it's narly impossible to really define.

I mean, it describes things like upgrading to a new version of Windows. Or updates to systems, games or computers.

And something I can't figure out is what games used this amazing feature? Because the only thought that comes to mind is gasp DLC.

Is Capcom serious? WTF happened to them? This is pathetic. Capcom went from a company making awesome games to a company that is suing other companies for money.

Hey Capcom, here's a hint. Toei Kecmo might have made some missteps with Ninja Gaiden 3, but they have not managed to drive off all their loyal customers. Dead or Alive 5 has gained some new fans and kept its older ones, and people still buy Dynasty Warriors games. Even Razor's Edge went a long way to apologize for Ninja Gaiden 3's issues.

Koei Tecmo seems to care for their customers and not jump on the bandwagon of radically changing all their franchises. Where's a new Mega Man game? A version of RE6 that fixes its issues? Street Fighter V?

How about not milking consumers with on disc DLC with characters that are already on there? Yeah, DOA 5 Ultimate might have DLC costumes and characters, but it does not feel like milking. And the new characters appeared first in the arcade version and were ported to the console versions.

This just sounds like a desperate, failing company looking for pocket change because they drove off their customers. If I were Namco or Sega, I would be careful. If this BS lawsuit goes through, then they are likely next.



Caryslan commented on Capcom Is Suing Koei Tecmo For Patent Infringe...:

I get it! Capcom owns a patent over the concept of putting out an updated version of a fighting games that includes new content! Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate breaks that patent, since Capcom started it with Street Fighter II and did it again with Street Fighter IV.

You better look out Sega, those two revisions of Virtua Fighter 5 are gonna cost you!

Oh, and Namco should be scared of the Capcom legal machine! That update to Tekken 6 is gonna hurt them as well.

Only Capcom is allowed to milk a fighting game to death with 4 revisions.

How dare Koei Tecmo do the same thing with Dead or Alive! And they only did one revision of Dead or Alive 5! My god, they are making Capcom look bad!

Capcom won't stand for this!



Caryslan commented on That Shocking Pokémon Announcement Was Arcade...:

@Angelic_Lapras_King That crossover made no sense. Who thought it was a good idea to take a 2D fighter and combine it with characters from a 3D fighter? Who did this game even appeal to? Because most Tekken fans hated it and Street Fighter/Vs fans just stuck with Marvel or Street Fighter.

Crossovers have to make sense. Capcom vs SNK worked because it was a crossover game that featured the two top 2D fighting game characters, and both the SNK and Capcom characters did not feel out of place. Plus, it included gameplay styles from both companies.

Even the Virtua Fighter characters in Dead or Alive worked because they came from a 3D fighter that shared a similar button scheme and DOA plays kinda like a faster Virtua Fighter anyway.

But Street Fighter X Tekken... Ugh, who thought this was a good idea. And to make it worse, the game spit in the face of Mega Man fans. I think Namco has quietly let Tekken X Street Fighter die and hopes every forgets about it.

Which is not a bad thing really.

I am still open to a Dead or Alive vs Virtua Fighter and a Capcom vs SNK 2 though :) Those would be awesome crossover games.



Caryslan commented on That Shocking Pokémon Announcement Was Arcade...:

Ok, this announcement makes me want a Fire Emblem fighting game :)

With such a large cast of characters over 13 games, a fighting game like that would be awesome. Maybe Square Enix could make it like the Dissdia games



Caryslan commented on That Shocking Pokémon Announcement Was Arcade...:

@ACK I have never liked Tekken and for the life of me I can't understand the appeal when there are better 3D fighters on the market like Virtual Fighter or Dead or Alive.

One thing that turns me off of Tekken is the button scheme. I prefer Virtua Fighter's button scheme which is P, K and G. Although, I think Dead or Alive has the best one, since throws and holds are given their own dictated button.



Caryslan commented on That Shocking Pokémon Announcement Was Arcade...:

@Rin-go Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate got an arcade release as well. In fact, the three DLC characters for that game first appeared in the Arcade version and were added to the console versions later.

I think because Arcades in the west have died, and prety much been replaced by "fun center" people don't understand how important this is. Arcades are still big business over there, and the major fighters like Street Fighter, King of Fighter, Virtua Fighter, Dead or Alive, and Tekken still get arcade versions.

In fact, I thing the companies often use the arcades to test out gameplay features and new characters before they add them to the console versions.



Caryslan commented on That Shocking Pokémon Announcement Was Arcade...:

@Dipper723 Yeah, but do they even stock games like this? Most places that I see(granted, it's been awhile) pretty much have racing and shooting games. Fighting games tend to be rare, unless they are older ones like Soul Calibur II.

Plus, we don't have any pure arcades like Aladdin's Castle anymore. All of our "arcades" are fun centers that have tons of other stuff besides arcade machines.

We have Chuck E Cheese's and Dave & Busters, but they are not like the arcades that Japan has.

We may not even get this. Games like Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate or Virtua Fighter 5 have not gotten arcade versions in the US despite their popularity on home consoles. Does Tekken and Street Fighter even get arcade versions over here anymore like they do in Japan? I know Street Fighter IV had several versions in the arcade, but I have never seen the machines in the west.



Caryslan commented on That Shocking Pokémon Announcement Was Arcade...:

I hope it does not have that stupid button scheme that the Tekken games use.

I do think this will come to the Wii U pretty soon. An arcade version is likely to test the waters and see what works. I would think a home version with more characters will come within the next year.

To really sell this game in the US, it needs a home port to the Wii U. Arcades are all but dead in the US.

The Wii U needs games, Pokemon sells, and arcades only really exist in Japan. This will get a port to the Wii U at some point. The arcade version is simply a test to see if the concept works.



Caryslan commented on Talking Point: The Wii U May be Best as One of...:

@minotaurgamer I like both Nintendo and Playstation platforms, so I buy them. Mostly because having both gives me access to the best of both worlds. I used to like Xbox as well, but Microsoft kinda turned me off with their questionable polices over the past year.

Not everyone who likes Playstation hates Nintendo. I'll just as happily play the next Fire Emblem or Kirby as I will the newest God of War.

I'm a fan of all systems as long as they have good games, About the only company that I am a fanboy of is Sega, but since they have not made new consoles since 2001, I am pretty much happy playing the Big Three.

I think having two consoles is the best things, since it covers the bases for all your gaming needs.



Caryslan commented on Talking Point: The Wii U May be Best as One of...:

@aaronsullivan Yeah, I kinda got to thinking about that and unless I'm wrong most people build their computers from scratch. So, I likely was a bit off when it comes to PC gaming.

To be honest, I got into gaming with a controller in my hands with the Sega Genesis, and from that day I have only played video games on consoles and handhelds.

Having a controller in my hands and a console hooked up to theTV is how I like to play games. For me, the Nintendo/Playstation combo is a proven winner in my book that gives me all the games I want to play.

I was not bashing modders, although for me I think using PCs to game are more trouble than their worth. Maybe it really is easier than I said, I could be wrong. For me personally, I've had noting but bad luck every single time I've tried ot play games on a PC.

But I am a console gamer all the way. PC gaming and what it offers holds no intrest to me. Outside of Simcity 3000 and Simtower, I have never gotten into a PC game in my life. Having Web Browsers that crash all the time regardless of the OS and things that consume Ram like candy have kinda made me jaded towards PCs.



Caryslan commented on Talking Point: The Wii U May be Best as One of...:

@Xiao_Pai @Melkac Why does everyone say that? I guess if you build a custom rig, PC gaming might work, but all of my PCs can barely run a web browser, an anti virus program, and a word processorwithout having some issues with memory or something else pop up.

Everything on a PC now consumes insane amounts of ram to run. I guess building a rig might solve that problem, but that costs money on top of buying the PC.

I prefer the convience of simply buying a console and having everything in one box without any need to upgrade or mod it unless I want a bigger hard drive. Just plug it into a TV and I'm ready to play some games.

PC gaming just seems to be more trouble than its worth. For me, PCs are tools for creating documents and looking up stuff on the internet. When I want to unwind, I want to get as far away from a computer as I can get.