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Any of you lot given it much of a bash?

I just did the first mission solo to see what it’s like and it seemed reasonably fun, if a bit confusing at first. I gather it’s meant for 4 player co-op versus environment, yeah? I’m wondering if it’s worth getting into or if it shoves too much pay to win at you or anything.

Also, can it still be reasonably playable solo or do you really need to team up to get anywhere? Anyone here get on it much? Why do the characters look like condoms?

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I think I noticed a pop up of Talez playing it via Steam. I think Talez is in the U.S.


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Looking into it now.

It might be a bit too cool for me.


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Anything further on this? After looking into I'd be up for a crack. Interesting art direction.


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Mate kept telling me how good this game was so I downloaded it on the PS4 and gave it a bash with him. After 2 hours I was bored, running around corridors that looked the same along with the jaring framrate I was over it. I won't be back.


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Yeah I keep giving this game a go and I get bored, all the levels look the same, the combat is just pedestrian, didn't really feel like a badass space ninja, plus looking at the upgrade prices reminds why I couldn't be fucked investing more time into it.


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I got bored with it too. It's interesting but not enough to keep me coming back.


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Holy shit Warframe is going more open world now:



In case you guys didn't know, Warframe has changed dramatically since it was initially released in terms of content. (almost to the point where people who played it early on and play it today are saying it's like a completely different game now) Warframe is agreed to be superior Destiny clone and beat destiny in fun.

Why don't Zenimax just buy these guys like they did with ID Software? (they can help them world build)

And for those old comments that say you don't feel like a ninja, you do in recent version. This game is just going to keep getting better and better.

I think the guys behind this should make worlds as nice to explore as the world in Xenoblade on Wii U. (give us giant monsters to kill. Also give us a mecha that can transform to deal with groups of bosses at once) ...and put Bioboster Guyver as an easter egg in the game already. We all know you ripped off that anime.



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Pretty awesome how far they've taken this game.


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eurogamer does an appreciation article about Warframe:
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-08-11-warframe-is-a-shooter-at-the-crossroads-between-art-and-business

And it's all free. Making it superior to Splatoon 2.

Jasper needs to understand this is what I was thinking of for a Federation Force type game on Switch. ie free to play, has procedurally-generated abandoned ships you can board and abandoned bases and ancient alien ruins you can wander around in for grinding, but you have mechas, super ninjas in powered armor, and mutant/monsters/automated defenses to take down (think of PSO on dreamcast but fast paced) as you explore.
When you get into your ship, it turns into a No Man's Sky affair of flying around manually and getting into dogfights with rival space pirates or mercenaries or cops who want to chase you like GTA games.

And now that this is going open world, it will be even cooler. Xenoblade level of freedom to roam around and wall-run and flip around in. The whole Bounty Hunter theme of Metroid titles fits in perfectly with Diablo-style F2P experience of reaching the treasure before other bounty hunters get to it and receive the reward. And the exploration and traps inside ruins adds a sense of adventure to the experience. Nintendo clone this fucking game using Metroid and figure out why its so popular on steam.

It is time they had their own Phantasy Star Online/Destiny clone. They got the COD game (splatoon), Forza (Mario Kart), Elder Scrolls (Zelda Breath of the Wild) but no F2P loot game yet. And how long has borderlands been around? Fucking slow I tell you. Assemble a team to make open world Warframe game, and copy the business model of these guys. (keep it free but give options to "pay to progress quicker" using money for the guy with busy lifestyle)

The reason I say use Metroid as the base, is because in the Metroid games you always jump around from platform to platform and need skill to maneuver through dangers while finding shit to make you powerful in the original games. And it is a surprise to me they never thought of making this kind of game yet. I think a game like this would be arguably more popular than Splatoon which is just focused on Multi. This game I have in mind called "Metroid Bounty Hunter sim" can be great solo online game for those who are lone wolf online gamers. (ie they like to play stuff like Monster Hunter, solo every boss creature themselves with no help, yet like that they are still connected to servers to hang around others to see what they are getting up to or occasionally assist noobs if they need to as a way to keep the community active by teaching them the ropes) If nintendo was smart they could make a lot of money selling amiibos of the various powered suits of the alien races to unlock supplies to encourage people to keep playing. New amiibo could give your guy exclusive custom paintjobs and decals or something to allow you to look unique from others.

Unlike Warframe, the overall look and feel of Metroid Bounty Hunter sim, would be one that is a lot more dystopian with biological weapons having much more nightmarish appearance than normal Metroid games in that much like the monster in John Carpenter's "The Thing" they can morph into different shapes over time to adapt to changing environment (ie if you freeze them a lot, they will develop a form that is more resistant to cold as they multiply future generation for instance. Eventually you need stronger freeze to get the same effect or switch weapon types to exploit new weaknesses introduce into new generations of enemy in order to encourage players to vary their playstyles to get the quickest grinding results or at least explore as much of the map as they can to get the best value out of their level of power. (grinding stops being boring if the levels change a lot like minecraft)

Microsoft has Minecraft so nintendo need a thing that can rival what they have. Metroid F2P procedurally generated shooter/hack n slash hybrid would be the answer. (no matter how poor you are the game is designed to let you play and over time it pays itself off through skins, customisation options etc which you can purchase)


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"Warframe's big open-world expansion is out next week on PC "

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-10-05-warframes-big-open-world-expansion-is-out-next-week-on-pc

Good to hear the game is finally allowing open environments like Zelda Breath of the Wild. The next big update will hopefully let us explore the galaxy like Elite soon. :lol: The game has so much content it wouldn't surprise me if that becomes true. Only thing left for them after that is the ability to add stripper poles in the ship.

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