IGN Rates MP:C

Discussion in 'Console Games' started by zap2, Aug 27, 2007.

  1. zap2 macrumors 604

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  2. MRU macrumors demi-god

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    Let me know if the game has the v3 update on it.

    Managed to trade my Wii with wii-key v.3 to an older machine with v.2.2 firmware because I could no longer use Freeloader to play my NTSC gamecube games.

    My Metroid shipped, but now i'm worried if I put it in, it will auto update and leave me buggered for my gamecube games yet again.
     
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    I'm going to pick up my copy of warhawk and MP3 in the next hour(thank goodness the shop dude gives me my order a day before;) )


    I'll let you guys know about the games.



    Bless
     
  5. gloss macrumors 601

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    Guess I'll have to pick this up after I finish Bioshock.

    Money!
     
  6. thegreatunknown macrumors regular

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    the button to fire is "A". woah! that caught me off guard a little bit.
     
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  8. Antares macrumors 68000

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    Don't be. Jump over and buy it. You will not be disappointed. Plus, you could probably turn around and sell it at close to cost, if need be. :)
     
  9. seenew macrumors 68000

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    you can change it
     
  10. GFLPraxis macrumors 604

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    I don't see why, I've been whining about that since I played it in May 2006 :) Really hope they'd change it before launch :(
     
  11. steamboat26 macrumors 65816

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    I'm a bit confused, people are saying that there is online play for Corruption, but the IGN review (video and text) makes no mention of it...:confused:
    I'll probably buy this, but I have to start being a little more cautious of what I buy, my game bill is starting to add up :D
    And it's not even september! :eek:
     
  12. atszyman macrumors 68020

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    There is no online play for MP3:C only the ability to share screenshots and "accomplishments" with other players. Be sure to check posts where online play is mentioned for white text by highlighting the posts.
     
  13. sikkinixx macrumors 68020

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    I think I might rent this one, the controls really bugged me in the first coupled but with the Wiimote it's probably a lot better. This one is getting great reviews like the first two, but I never liked the other two all that much, despite every reviewer orgasming over it so this one isn't like to change my mind.. hmmm but what the hell, never hurts to try again.
     
  14. steamboat26 macrumors 65816

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    Weak..i might not buy it now

    A FPS with no online play, only on the wii :mad:
     
  15. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Do you even know what Metroid is?

    Tetris without a storyline, wtf!
     
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    This thread is about Metroid Prime...
     
  18. zap2 thread starter macrumors 604

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    Guys come on...its a FPS, just like Hunters.

    Your in First Person, and you Shoot.....FPS.
     
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    ^ Thanks for backing me up zap2 unless that is some sarcasm i have failed to pick up on

    I'll be honest, i have never played a metroid game in my life :eek:
    But judging by screenshots, it appears that it is in the first person perspective, Samus has a gun, and you shoot monsters in the game, hence me calling it a "First Person Shooter"
    If i am missing something blantantly obvious here, I am sorry :eek:
     
  20. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Start here.
     
  21. Poopface Morty macrumors regular

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    Unfortunately, that oversimplification means that people are probably expecting something similar to Halo, and that's very far from what the Metroid games are about. If anything, people expecting a shooter similar to the current (and IMHO, "stale") FPS genre will be sorely disappointed, unless they are specifically looking for something a bit unique. From what I've heard, it's not like Hunters--which was definitely more 'shooter'--but more like the original 'cube Metroids, focusing on exploration, though with the simplified controls there are some areas with a bit of shooter type gameplay.

    I would much rather they focused on a core one player experience than a half-assed multiplayer effort and have some of the development focus taken away from the single player experience.

    Does Bioshock have multiplayer or online, btw?
     
  22. zap2 thread starter macrumors 604

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    I've recently started playing Super Metroid....but clearly that isn't an FPS...its done in 3rd person.

    I did NOT like Prime 1...I hated the controls. But also I was expecting an normal FPS...it wasn't. Clearly the controllers for Prime 1 and 2 were not based for shooting, they were for exploring.


    However Hunters(and from the look of it Prime 3) controls are that of a FPS. Yes, there is more exploring then say Halo, but too me, its an FPS.
     
  23. Poopface Morty macrumors regular

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    So because the game has adopted a more 'shooter' control scheme (actually, there are several controller settings, and one of them is more like a mouse/keyboard combo), due to complaints I would wager, does that mean gameplay should be forced to be something more akin to the mass of shooters that we already have? I wouldn't think that's such a great idea. Again, considering it as solely a FPS does a major disservice to the game, and more often than not sets people up for disappointment.

    I'd say at least try it before you knock it. I hear many people who didn't like the first two Prime's dismissing this one already, having not played it.
     
  24. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Metroid is a FPA, just like Oblivion, Thief. Dare I say Deus Ex? Shooting isn't what progresses you, it's not the driving gameplay element only in boss battles. It's exploration. It doesn't even completely take place in the first person. Also through the process of removing 'twitch' FPS controls it also pushes it further from the genre.

    Hunters was an FPS. Exploration was kept to a bare minimum and remained linear. It was specifically designed to be a deathmatch multiplayer.
     
  25. Poopface Morty macrumors regular

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    This still won't deter those from saying it's in first person and you shoot, therefore, first person shooter. I don't get how the Prime series, which are very unique from other first person titles, can be labeled so easily to some. To me, FPS is a label specifically given to games with a shooter focus.
     

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