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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby dosgamer000 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 12:16 am

Gila wrote:as for blood reboot or blood 3 or whatever, i'd love to see blood with borderlands-style gameplay
(meaning roaming around, exploration, leveling up, talents, weapons, elements, etc)


My main request for the potential Blood 3 is that it doesn't take the standards of modern FPS games that much. I want more than just 2 weapons, no sprint meter, no iron sights unless using a sniper, and fast gameplay. As for RPG elements like leveling up, I don't mind that provided it fits well with SP mode or is only for Bloodbath matches. Above all, I would really like it if it was a direct sequel to Blood 2 and The Nightmare Levels but I'll settle for a reboot/remake of Blood 1.
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby Tchernobog » Tue Mar 31, 2015 09:06 pm

Just. Get. This. Now.
https://www.humblebundle.com/

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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby Tchernobog » Thu Apr 09, 2015 05:35 am

Okay, I must admit, these are cute:
Image Image Image Image

Kinda makes you want to see a new full 3D game using a Build styled texture set.
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby Tchernobog » Fri Apr 10, 2015 05:00 pm

This was unexpected. I was willing to believe that bringing Lo Wang back was a good idea but far from sure of it. Two days of carnage later, I’m convinced. The biggest problem with the Shadow Warrior reboot is that it isn’t a Blood reboot because if Caleb ever does return to our screens, he’s probably not going to do it in this much style.

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2013/09 ... w-warrior/
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby Tchernobog » Fri May 29, 2015 05:11 am

Since I am talking to myself anyway, I might as well go ahead and post this review by Tom Bramwell, formerly of Planet Blood:
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2014- ... ior-review
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby VGames » Fri May 29, 2015 02:02 pm

I'd love to see a full on Build looking game get made. With newer effects like rag doll physics, bullet time, etc. That would be really cool.
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby N0t_mINe » Fri May 29, 2015 07:22 pm

Just about all the major titles from the 90's have had a remake, re-imaging, reboot, etc. Is there nothing that can be done to rescue this franchise? There must be some way, some unexplored route, something untried to get this title back in the retail limelight.
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby VGames » Fri May 29, 2015 09:07 pm

That's what I'm saying about the new Doom in the other thread. It's gonna further help those idiots that own any rights to Blood to get together and capitalize on this rare occasion to make some serious money. The classics are coming back hard. People want to experience the good old gameplay again or for the first time with the latest tech. The time to push for a new AAA Blood reboot is now. The owners of the Blood rights would be stupid not too.

My dream would be if they combined Blood 1 & 2 and made one big reboot out of them both. A single game that spanned time.
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby Tchernobog » Fri Jun 12, 2015 12:26 am

They're turning it into bloody Borderlands!


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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby VGames » Fri Jun 12, 2015 02:16 am

Is this good or bad? Confusion +10
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby Tchernobog » Fri Jun 12, 2015 02:16 am

VGames wrote:Is this good or bad? Confusion +10

My thoughts exactly.
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby Tchernobog » Fri Jun 12, 2015 03:22 am

Incidentally, why is this funnier than the game itself?
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby Gila » Fri Jun 12, 2015 08:07 am

hey, why not. the reboot was a very good game, this one might turn out to be one just as well.
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby dosgamer000 » Sat Jun 13, 2015 06:29 pm

@Tchernobog: I never played Borderlands (what relatively modern FPS HAVE I played?!) but that trailer doesn't really displease me. There isn't much you can screw up Shadow Warrior with it's lack of depth anyway. Now I know that sounds like an insult but it's not really, it finds value in other things beyond story. There is Lo Wang and the asian/ninja jokes and well that's about it. Of course you cannot forget the katana-play and massive explosions too! Duke is in the same boat but DNF was just massive misinterpretation of what Duke is anyway (way too many corny adult jokes for the sake of jokes, I guess.) This is a good title to experiment with anyway and I can see Lo Wang is starting to age into his original appearance from the first game.

@Gila: I agree, if this was Blood I'd have second opinions but SW kind of needs it's own leg to stand on anyway. Right now the last SW game was better than the last FPS Duke game and much more successful too.
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Re: Shadow Warrior Reboot

Postby Tchernobog » Sun Jun 14, 2015 12:32 am

My reaction is more ambivalent than negative or anything at this point dosgamer000, as I also have not actually played Borderlands/Rage/Dead Island whatever you want to compare it to. I am certainly going to be in line to play Shadow Warrior 2 when it comes out.

As to the depth of the various Build engine games, well, I shall have a much more thought out response to this for you guys within the next few days. 8)

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