Open Forum #060
posted on 09.06.13 at 03:13 PM EST by (@salromano)
Open, off-topic discussion.

Our sixtieth Open Forum is open for discussion.

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  • bloodiOS

    The 21st episode of Shingeki no Kyojin is totally orgasmic (Eren is a BEAST!) Wit Studio seriously just rose up among the top of my favorite anime studios. Seriously, this anime is doing the manga so much justice it’s almost illegal.

    By the way, after all the nonsense about being backordered and crap, my Limited Edition copy of Killer Is Dead finally arrived yesterday. Haven’t had a chance to try it yet but I’m planning to do it tonight.

    On the other news, I’m disappointed that newest iteration of Seagate’s SSHD is now only 5400rpm and the NAND changed from SLC to MLC. I guess I’ll have to wait for future upgrades if want to get one for the PS4.

    • Revorse

      Yes it is! I was looking forward to that episode for like 3 weeks.

    • http://gematsu.com/ Sal Romano

      Psyched for this week’s episode. I know it’s been available since yesterday but I haven’t had the time to watch it yet. Gonna watch it while I eat lunch today.

  • DarthBrian

    Hatsune Miku Project Diva F is currently my favorite game of the year. I thought I was enjoying it on normal and then I played on Hard and holy crap that game is good. <3 <3 <3

    Still haven't tried playing any of the songs on Extreme but I doubt I'll do that well. :p

    My favorite song in the game is Secret Police: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-u1_r_6ldU

    I hope more people pick this up in the future. I want more Hatsune Miku games to be localized. T_T

    Anybody else get it? What do you think? What's your favorite song in the game?

    • MosquitoLemon

      I’m not a big PD fan, but the music video creator is freaking crazy.

    • FitzpatrickPhillips

      You dont really need it to be localized y’know. The language barrier is ridiculously low.

  • Locksus

    I played, or rather clicked, through Katawa Shoujo a couple days ago. It was surprisingly good for a fist VN experience. I definitely recommned it. There are a variety of different outcomes in the game and all paths are very good.

    It was surprisingly touching, as well. Well, at least I thought so.

    • bloodiOS

      I remember the wait for the team to complete that piece was torturous, the end result was definitely worth the wait though.

      • Locksus

        Yeah, I can imagine. The team wasn’t very big, but the result is completely amazing.

        I’d love to try out other VNs as well, but I have no idea what I should play next.

        • bloodiOS

          You should search for Narcissu, it’s also a free visual novel and a great one at that.

          • Locksus

            Thanks a lot!
            I’ll give it a go :)

            • bloodiOS

              Not sure if this still works but I had it on my bookmark:

              http://narcissu.insani.org

              • Locksus

                I just installed it!
                I think I’d love to play through Clannad after watching the anime. I simply loved the show so it’s only natural I’d like to play the source material.

                • bloodiOS

                  Oh crap, man. I just remembered that the first visual novel has a glitch that might cause the app to crash. You’re better off installing the Narcissu: Side 2nd (the prequel), which also included the stable version of the original Narcissu (yeah, two-in-one.) Here’s the link:

                  http://www.sendspace.com/file/k2a8cj

                  This is actually a trilogy but err, I don’t remember the third visual novel ever being translated, so…

                  • Locksus

                    Oh, really? Thanks a lot :)

              • Locksus

                Ugh, just wanted to say that the music is absolutely beautiful in Narcissu.

                • bloodiOS

                  I forgot to mention that you need to prepare your heart for all the feels that might come from reading it.

  • PrinceHeir

    anyone interested with Black Desert :D

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAtjqFXROoA

    seems like a combination of Dragon’s Dogma and other fighting games :)

    check the interviews out!

    http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/game/944/feature/7558

    http://www.black-desert.com/interviews/black-desert-com-interview-with-pearl-abyss/

    this is definitely one of the few MMORPG games i’m willing try, though i wish it was on consoles since the combat fits perfectly!!

    plus the art designs are ace! so life like yet so beautiful!

    • Willgaea

      Dragons dogma you say? Not bad.

  • PrinceHeir

    i didn’t realize how hard Killer is Dead can be.

    i died so many times(played Hard first time)

    definitely feels like the old games back then.

    plus there’s no regenerative health(need to get diamonds)

    so if you went to a area with a low health once you die and restart at the checkpoint you still got the same health that get when came here.

    • z_merquise

      I still haven’t played Killer is Dead ever since I played Dragon’s Crown. I’m going to start playing KiD this time. For real.

      Are you still playing Dragon’s Crown, by the way? I hope I can join you for some online multiplayer in that game.

      • Azuardo

        Oh yes, I have DC btw. Maybe I can join the both of you some time? n_n/

        • z_merquise

          Sure. What’s your PSN ID?
          Mine is the same as my username here: z_merquise

          • Azuardo

            Azuardo :) Will add now. I’m pretty new to it, but yeah, if we can try to get a time sorted for us to play together, that would be great!

      • PrinceHeir

        hahaha we’re the same except i need to play Dragon’s Crown again XD

        hmm i’ll definitely play it for sure this time!!

  • MosquitoLemon

    I beat Bayonetta earlier this week, very fun game, if people like the new DmC they should try Bayonetta, or vice-versa. Definitely NOT a fan of the cut-in QTC things, because I typically skip cutscenes in action games.

    Also finally got Tekken God status for my characters in TTT2’s ghost battle, hahahah. I still like Revolution more, but man, TTT2 is a completely different game (especially graphically).

    • Kobracon

      How….how could you skip the cutscenes in games like Bayonetta D:
      They’re awesome…

      • MosquitoLemon

        Cutscenes are boring, games are for playing!!

        But seriously, if there’s a really good action game, I just want to hack **** up. Like if a cutscene looks interesting (like the cardinal virtue deaths) I’ll watch for as long as I can… but in general I just want to get back to the gameplay.

  • LordKaiser

    Mighty Number 9 console goal was reduced from 2,500,000 to 2,200,000 and the space has lowered down. It’s possible that Shantae is the culprit?

    About Phantasy Star Online 2

    1- The new quests added this week is awesome. New area on planet Lilipa
    with new enemies and of course new enemies = new weapons. (Mostly for
    the new Braver Class) This area reminds me of Tatooine more than the towns of Motavia.

    2- I figured on my own that the Braver can unlock all the paragon (a name
    given by me) of the other classes on you meet the requirements.

    3- I finally managed to log in after having problems with GameGuard. I had to delete the Game Guard folder and gameguard.des file and let the installer re-download it again.

    4- The new update wants you to make a password to access my shop and item trade.

    5- I have the feeling that this game will be on PS4 for some reason.

    About FFXIV experience on my friendlist:

    1- People have problems to log in cuz all the servers are full at peak hours. I’ve hear that SE will open more servers (rumor)

    2- One of them is angry cuz White mages sux and only heal themselves and also told me that he’s guild-master don’t spend points so he was thinking on leaving the guild.

    3- Another one told me that people are a bit more harsh than WKC and more self centered.

    4- Another told me that the game is so awesome that he don’t understand why I’m not there yet and that Coeurl server is the best cuz all the great players are there and that his guild is amazing and they all help each other.

    5- Another told me that it sux and that he has too many clones so he will return to PSO2.

    6- Another told me that it’s awesome and that I should get the game.

    Well that’s my scouting of the situation over there in FFXIV.

    • bloodiOS

      The console fans were really vocal about it even before Shantae shows up (although most were crying for next-gen and Vita version…)

      • LordKaiser

        Anyway at least it’s the last goal now cuz as we speak they are about to reach the previous to final goal.

        • bloodiOS

          It might be tough, being $450K away… with the momentum already dropped and everything…

          • LordKaiser

            Agreed…

    • shogunknight

      Ive played FFXIV on a friends PC, log in issues isnt as bad on PC as on PS3. Though i have never seen an MMO with so much people in one place (Thought Tera and C9 were bad). For the white mage, i think they have healing magic that cures everyone (though you have to notify them). I was fighting Ifrit in a party and a mage kept on casting a cure magic ‘media’ i think, on all of us, probably the mage you speak of didnt know how to assign the heal on a party member. I dont know which server is best, havent bought the game yet too.
      I also saw the update for Phantasy Star Online 2, trying to get those precedes now, lots of online games with updates as of recent, havent updated Blacklight Retribution or Planetside 2 yet :(

      Did you know of this?:
      http://www.dualshockers.com/2013/09/06/sega-confirms-20514-users-affected-by-disastrous-phantasy-star-online-2-update-offers-data-recovery/

      • LordKaiser

        Yup I hope they give us something more than a tri-boost. they should give a free month of premium or ark cash.

  • McPoo

    Finished The Ballad of Gay Tony in preparation for GTAV. That’s some fantastic DLC, the two main characters are so well written and acted, I really enjoyed every moment where they were together. My only issue was the ending felt a bit limp.

    • Azuardo

      For me, and it seems to be widely agreed, Gay Tony was the best of the two DLCs, but they were both great. They added that more nonsense-like side of GTA that was missing in GTA4.

  • Azuardo

    Well, I sat down for like 3-4 days straight and ploughed through The Last of Us. I could not put it down for a second. What a game. Best I’ve played this year, and the best £10 I’ve spent for a long time.

    I really don’t have much of a bad word to say about it. Naughty Dog outdid themselves, and I would now much rather play a TLOU2 than Uncharted 4.

    • McPoo

      It’s brilliant, one of the many reasons this year has been so great for games so far.

      I don’t understand the complaints that it’s “just an interactive movie”, or even that the gameplay is boring and repetitive. The tension that comes with each in counter meant I had my breath held for most of the game!

      It’s a surprisingly long game too, but never feels drawn out, everything feels perfectly paced.

      Have you tried the multiplayer? That’s pretty good fun once you get into it too. Once I’ve done with a game, I trade or sell it to fund my next purchase. Even games I’ve loved like Bioshock Infinite and Injustice this year have gotten sold on, but I really can’t bring myself to get rid of this. I’ll be playing through it again, and really can’t wait for the single player DLC to come out.

      Oh, and the soundtrack is amazing too :)

      Edit: If we got a sequel, I’d rather it be a prequel about Joel and Tess, or a side story featuring new characters that maybe intersects with parts of TLoU, or just a new story completely.

      • Azuardo

        Agree on every point.

        After playing this, I was surprised people called it “just an interactive movie.” This isn’t an Uncharted. I think ND made very sure not to let that happen to TLOU and it showed. Every encounter really was quite scary and tense and you could take many paths and hiding places around areas – something Uncharted has lacked a bit.

        The length was something I was extremely happy about. It clocked almost 20 hours for me. It was something I was really worried about after Uncharted 3 – I came away from that pissed off at £40 being gone in 8 hours, and it made me think twice about ever buying games Day 1 again. However, having now played TLOU, I would gladly have bought this Day 1 if I’d have known what I was in for. The amazing thing was that even at 20 hours, I just wanted more. At no point did I think it was dragging on. Truly a great feat.

        I played one match in MP. I might give it some more time, but I’ve a few other games to get done now, so we’ll see. But it seems pretty good because of how different it is to any normal MP.

        Yes, I will make time to listen to the soundtrack on its own properly. It really did set the tone throughout the game perfectly.

        I think the only big game from this year that I’ve yet to play is BioShock Infinite, so I hope I can get that sub-£15 at some point.

    • DesmaX

      While I did think TLOU was a masterpiece, I don’t want a sequel.

      The ending finishes the story perfectly. But, hey, I really want to see if they can do an even better game

      • Azuardo

        I can definitely settle for no sequel. Sometimes certain games just don’t need them. The thing for me was that I (as I’m sure we all did) grew to love these characters and I just never wanted the story to end. I could have played another 20 hours more with them. I never felt like it was time for the game to end now, so I feel like it would be perfectly fine to give us even more time with them. I can definitely see why some people would say no to a sequel, and I would be content without, but I’ve honestly not been so attached to a couple of characters and its whole world so strongly before (the last one that comes to mind is Mass Effect), so I would gladly accept and buy, too.

        But on the other hand, yes, it’s so good to see that it turned out so differently to Uncharted, so there’s some great talent at ND. I hope they can keep giving us some original games at this level of quality next gen.

  • PrinceHeir

    anyone know this song that was played during one of the Killer is Dead trailers?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwi-EZifaaY

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbAlExdpa9c

    i know the artist is named THE HEANA CAT

    here’s their website

    http://theheanacat.com/

    http://theheanacat.com/eng/index.html#id65

    i can’t seem to find the name of the song.

    i’m trying to decipher the hiragana, but i’m still at the beginner level :(

    so anyone help!

    • Fainaru Luna

      I just googled the kanji in that video and got “purple black butterfly”
      I’m not sure if that is of much help though.

      • PrinceHeir

        thanks anyway!

  • z_merquise

    Posted this in another thread so might as well post it here.

    Interview with Studio Trigger staff (Little Witch Academia ; Kill la Kill ; Inferno Cop)
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interview/2013-08-28/interview-masahiko-otsuka-and-yoh-yoshinari-of-studio-trigger

    Studio Trigger is really becoming a promising anime studio.

    Little Witch Academia is so fun and charming and also, I’m really looking forward to Kill la Kill. It’s the other anime I’m really anticipating to watch other than Space Dandy (and JoJo part III, if ever that’s announced).

    • PrinceHeir

      i plan on ordering this, but they haven’t opened any pre orders yet besides the main site :(

  • Tac-Mex

    I am so excited for Grand Theft Auto V!

    Also i went to see The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses and it was epic!

    • Tac-Mex

      Oh sorry for the two pics D:

      • Azuardo

        You can edit :)
        I bet it was awesome btw. I went to the Final Fantasy Distant Worlds concert in London last year, and it was truly amazing.

  • Bryce Blalex Douglas

    So I want to start off saying I don’t want to start a flame war by saying I don’t want to start a flame war lol. In all seriousness though I do want to start an honest discussion with the Gematsu frequenters.
    I keep seeing people say Sony doesn’t look to have any games coming post launch and Microsoft is “bringing the games.” My question is though, Sony has been courting a plethora of Indie devs along with helping bringing a lot of kickstarter projects to the PS4 along with their first party studios and helping bringing many F2P MMOs to the PS4 also. Besides Titanfall and Project Spark, what other games have Microsoft announced for post launch?

    • Charlottes Guardian

      Hmm, so off the top of my head, the exclusives they have post launch are:

      Fable Legends(Re-imagination of the fable series, sounds pretty cool)
      Halo 5 (Self explanatory)
      Quantum Break(That one story driven game thats coming out with a TV show at the same time)
      Sunset Overdrive( A new project from the Rachet and clank guys I believe, not too much info about it, but it sounds cool.)

      I could see how people would be excited for some of those games, especially Halo and Fable. This stuff isnt really up my ally though except for Fable. But yeah, these are some of the stuff xD

      Btw, Team PS4 ;D

      • Bryce Blalex Douglas

        Dang see that’s my thing, I forgot all about those games. Microsoft has been so focused on trying to fix their PR sister of a launch and focusing on Tv, sports, and Titanfall that you forget about all their other games.
        It’s funny I got into a conversation with my two friends and they’re both Microsoft fans though one is getting a PS4 first. But their thing was Sony has said anything about their system while Microsoft has. I’m like what has Microsoft really said about their system other than reversing their policies and telling you what the kinect can’t do in other countries. I admit Sony hasn’t been in the news as much but Sony’s been at all these conventions showing off their system and the games like they should and they’ve been announcing game after game but apparently that’s not enough anymore.

  • shogunknight
    • bloodiOS

      Damn… that sucks…

      • shogunknight

        Yeah, really feel bad for those who have been affected. Its good to see SEGA is taking great measures to resolve this. About $2 million compensation and private visits to those users critically affected

        • Willgaea

          That’s some really bad news.

    • Bryce Blalex Douglas

      Dang I just read it and that’s crazy. But at least Sega is doing all they can to make it right. That is admirable of them. But this will hurt them a lot. This is going to take millions of dollars to make right. I hope the fact that they’re trying to make it right helps their inevitable drop in reputation.

      • shogunknight

        Yeah, really hope so too

    • Budgiecat
      • shogunknight

        O_O…….That Loli :)

    • LordKaiser

      I think you’re safe now. i played all day and nothing bad happened. read my other post in this thread if you have trouble with Gameguard later on.

      • shogunknight

        Alright thanks, ill update the game.now

  • PrinceHeir

    btw i’m trying to get a Xbox360 since i wanted to try some of the cave games and Halo.

    may i ask can you switch the HDD to bigger ones? and what model should i choose if i were to buy one.

    also what about the store? i know you can only create one account if you purchase Xbox Live?

    what about region free games? i know some games are region free(like Cave games), but is the system region locked itself?

    and what other games should i play besides the ones i mentioned(that are not available on PS3)

    • Tetsu

      The HDD is proprietary on the non-slims, but they are swappable between consoles. i.e. if you buy an arcade without an HDD you can buy a larger one and put it in. The Slim version has a built in HDD, I am not certain that you can swap it out. It’s probably big enough for what you want. I’d get a slim just because they are much more RROD proof.

      The store looks like the new PS4 interface, it’s part of the UI.
      You can make as many accounts as you have email addresses.
      Like PSN if you make a Japanese Account, you can access the JP store, but you have to have XBL JP credit to purchase items.

      The system is Region Locked. You can not play another regions games.

      Other games: Lost Odyssey, Tales of Vesperia (if you don’t already have the JP PS3 version) and….that’s pretty much it.
      There are some pretty good XBLA games too such as Super Meat Boy…they have lots of great arcade style games, and some 2D fighters on there as well. can’t think of others right now, i barely ever play my XBOX. There are barely any exclusives, and there’s not many Japanese Disc-based games unfortunately.
      Blue Dragon might be up your alley as well, but I wasn’t fond of the combat system, better off playing Ni No Kuni.

      • PrinceHeir

        thanks for the info

        it’s a shame the Slim can’t changed HDDs :(

        don’t worry though! playasia seems to have tons of PSN and Xbox live cards ^^

    • http://the-critical-hit.tumblr.com/ Musashi

      If you like RPGs you HAVE to get Lost Odyssey.

      • Budgiecat

        I got stuck on the regenerating earthworm giant boss

      • PrinceHeir

        already planning to :)

    • McPoo

      Shadowrun 360. Best team based shooter on any platform :)

  • Fainaru Luna

    Hey guys do know of any great old school style animu?
    preferably ones similar to city hunter/ space cobra and some highscool romances. thanks in advance!

    • Willgaea

      Great Teacher Onizuka?

    • bloodiOS

      Try Jigoku Sensei Nube.

      Edit: Took me 5 hours to realize that you said anime not manga. Horrific fail on my part. Anime:

      http://bakabt.me/159495-hell-teacher-nube-jigoku-sensei-nube-wmv9-480p-saiei-arr-surdumil.html

      .

      • Fainaru Luna

        don’t worry it took me a while to realize I put animu instead of anime :P

        • bloodiOS

          I just realized linked the anime link to the manga link. Just fixed it. Man, I’m failing today…

    • Budgiecat

      Brygar
      SPT Layzner
      Galaxy Express 999
      Captain Harlock
      Ideon
      Baoh
      Legend of Galactic Heroes

      I really wish someone would fansub Ippatsuman and Gordion….

      …and Godmars

      • Fainaru Luna

        Yeah I watched Logh and Baoh and I think Im like 2/10th
        into galaxy express 999. I’ve been inneed of more mech animes to my watch list thanks!

  • EX+

    Hey guys!
    So lately, I’ve been thinking about Mighty No.9 and I can’t wait to see some gameplay. Apparently they’re using the whole 2.5D thing. What d’ya think?
    Also, has anyone else seen all these sites reporting KH3 getting canceled or coming out in 2014? Those guys are such hit whores lol.

  • Willgaea

    Did anyone hear about the Cross Plane? It’s on kickstarter, and they are looking at a goal of 350k. It’s basically a Wii U tablet with more features. While it doesn’t look built as well( plus it looks gigantic) it might be fun to have just because it could stream from any console.

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1575970207/the-cross-plane-your-system-your-game-your-play?ref=category

  • Raiyu

    So, whats everyone’s plans for the weekend? Besides doing some homework and studying, I plan on watching some weekly anime (MJP, Gatchaman, Monogatari among others) and finally finished TitS FC now that they’ve announced SC.

    • Azuardo

      To a non-anime watcher like me, “Tits FC” sounds like a football club I would be very interested in watching on a weekly basis.

    • Kobracon

      FFXIV pretty much

    • Budgiecat

      Gatchaman Crowds? Is it still crap? I dropped it on episode 5 or whatever.

      Can’t hold a candle to the original….

  • EX+

    Did you guys hear bout that Misterx xbox fanboy who said that the XB1 will have 2 GPUs.

  • Eclipse

    Any Type-Moon fans here in Gematsu?

    I’ve been watching the anime adaptation of Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya lately…and It really managed to take me by surprise. I mean, I’ve never been much of a “mahou shoujo” fan, but I’m greatly enjoying the series. It’s really a shame that it’ll only have 10 episodes >_<

    • bloodiOS

      I’m still waiting for the complete batch before pulling a marathon.

      • Eclipse

        I believe the final episode is going to air next Friday. There’s also going to be an OVA, but I have no idea what it’s actually supposed to be about.

        I haven’t read the manga, so I can’t really say if Silver Link has done a faithful job, but they’ve been very consistent with their quality since the 1st episode, which is always nice.

    • http://lukalovesgames.blogspot.de/ Alkaid

      Right here, but only watched like two episodes up until now. Gotta wait until the BRs are out since they ruined Irisviel and I am hoping that they will correct that.
      I was madly in love with Ufotables Irisviel design, they were very close to the real deal. ^^”’

      But the coloring of the Kaleid anime is lovely and the manga is really good as well. Glad you’re enjoying it! :3

      • Eclipse

        What have they done to Irisviel?!

        Nice, I’ve always thought that ufotable’s Irisviel design looked lovely. They really did do a terrific job in capturing Takeuchi Takashi’s art style, didn’t they?

        • http://lukalovesgames.blogspot.de/ Alkaid

          Oh yes they most certainly did. Never before was Irisviel-sama so intoxicatingly beautiful.

          I dont know if you’d want to see that… I mean yeah its kind of the style of the series in a whole …but she doesn’t really look her age or… a fun, dignified, “honest to the bone” being at all. ^^”’

          Kaleid Manga: http://z.mhcdn.net/store/manga/5891/02-012.0/compressed/qilya_12.illya02_158.jpg?v=11269197350 the nearly perfect Irisviel

          Fate zero anime: http://31.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m77pro0wTE1r8qjebo1_500.gif oh love posting this. A goddess incarnate. *cough*

          and then there is …this:
          http://i1.wp.com/angryanimebitches.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Pict512.jpg?fit=800%2C9999

          I hope to god that everything but the last link works… as a fan of everything that is Type Moon, this picture can’t be erased from the back of my mind.

          • Eclipse

            Yikes, I see what you mean… I seriously can’t burn that last image out of my head >_<

            Aside from Irisviel's look, I thought that Silver Link also did a pretty poor job with handling Tohsaka's design, which is a shame (I guess it's just the style?).

            Has Koyama Hirokazu done any art featuring Irisviel?

            • http://lukalovesgames.blogspot.de/ Alkaid

              I’m truly sorry >____>’

              • Eclipse

                Haha, don’t worry about it~!

                I’ve actually just finished watching the 9th episode and I have to say that Irisviel’s appearance wasn’t too bad… But for an Iri fan, it would definitely take some time to get used to! XD

                That’s too bad, I think she’d look great in his style.

                Did you hear the announcement back in July about how ufotable is planning a new FSN anime project? Quite a few people want it to be Heaven’s Feel. I’d personally love to see an adaptation of Mahoyo or Tsukihime done by them.

                • http://lukalovesgames.blogspot.de/ Alkaid

                  okay thank you *bows*

                  Yeah guess it was just the “first encounter shock”.

                  *nods* Especially since his Ryougi version was very beautful as well. Though it was kinda difficult to recognize her at first, she looked so humble in that Kimono.

                  Mhm! I heared there was one, a friend of mine trolled me with it. ~ ~”
                  Whatever it will be it has to be awesome. Apocrypha would be nice~ or EXTRA (with Master-chan) but… a Tsukihime route or Mahoyo would be really lovely as well. Ufotable really is something. Hopefully they’re able to keep this splendid quality up!

                  • Eclipse

                    Tohsaka Rin’s one of my all-time favorite characters, so I can totally sympathize with that whole “first encounter shock” you’ve suffered >_<

                    Indeed! That illustration of Ryougi is gorgeous. Did you see GSC's figure of her? It looks great.

                    Whoa, an adaptation of EXTRA would have me absolutely ecstatic! I don't we'd ever have to worry about ufotable having quality issues – their last release, Fate/Zero, sold over 40k in its 1st week…and that was just volume 1, so they're definitely doing well.

                    • http://lukalovesgames.blogspot.de/ Alkaid

                      No wonder, she’s totally fun and cool, especially in Battle Moon Wars, even though we could call that a “fan made game”, since Werk created it.

                      The Mujun Rasen one? Yupp, have her right here. If not then there’s a new one I don’t know of. o___o

                      Hmm you might be right, though even animation studios change in time. But hey, their works were great so far. That tales of Xillia/Xillia2 opening movie was absolutely gorgeous as well. >////<
                      Hopefully you're right with that too. It would be nice if anime could become even more popular in the rest of the world. Then we had the chance to get even more stuff!

                    • Eclipse

                      Indeed! I’m not too much of an SRPG fan, but I had a lot of fun with that game. The OST is awesome!

                      Yep, that’s the one. I’ve always really wanted that figure and almost caved in for it last year when people were selling theirs for $200+… Thankfully, it was re-released and I managed to get it for $60, haha.

                      That’s quite true. One of the things that I really like about ufotable is that they don’t bite off more than they can chew – they do very few projects at a time and spend their resources wisely. It’s almost as if they were made for Type-Moon! XD

                    • http://lukalovesgames.blogspot.de/ Alkaid

                      Likewise, SRPGs normally aren’t my kind of thing either. (the only exceptions so far are certain Gundam games, Valkyria Chronicles and Battle Moon Wars.)

                      Uhh nice that you were able to snatch the re-release of her! She’s beautifulful indeed. Congratulations! :D

                      Yes, they are very organized and toughtful. This is very rare, considering how many animation studios work on more than two projects all the time.
                      Hahah! True! xD
                      But I gotta admit that the studio who made CANAAN didn’t do a bad job as well.

                      Ah sorry for ansering so late, the last few days without sleep made it hard to fokus on text. That Sony presscon totaly took it’s toll. xD

                    • Eclipse

                      Ah, Valkyria Chronicles is an SRPG that I’m glad I gave a chance, it was an incredibly fun & unique experience. Another series that I really like in that genre is Disgaea, but… it’s a game that really consumes a LOT of one’s time, haha!

                      Agreed, I personally think that working on multiple projects is what hurts some studios (J.C.Staff).

                      Yeah, CANAAN turned out fantastic, didn’t it? We can thank P.A. Works for that one. I’d put ‘em up with KyoAni and ufotable as the trinity of animation studios that are highly consistent with quality.

                      Don’t worry about it, I also haven’t got much sleep lately because of that Sony press conference. I literally stayed up after 4:00am to finish watching it, so it really messed up my sleep pattern! XD

                    • http://lukalovesgames.blogspot.de/ Alkaid

                      Oh yeah, Disgaea is really fun too! But the grinding is always freakishly evil *lol* Still have to play 3 and 4 though, whoever said that the PSP/PSV and PS3 have no games must be joking. There are so many good ones. >//////<

                      *nods* not being able to focus on a project completely brings the quality down considerably. And J.C.S. a very good example, they've worked on far too many anime projects over the years.

                      True, those three have really good animations. CANAAN was really good to watch, so were Hyouka, K-On and basically everything from Ufotable. But Free! kinda made it apparent that KyoAni has huge problems drawing different male body structures. *lol*

                      Recently there was this kickstarter Anime/ short made by Trigger, Little Witch Academia. I honestly was kinda impressed with the animation. Simply because we haven't heard much from them yet and the short movie was really well made. If "Kill la Kill" will be just as nice to watch, then this might be another one to look forward to in the future.

                      Ouh yeah, can relate to that. Hopefully you'll get back to your usual pattern soon. It's always really hard to get through the day this time of the year, especially because of all the conventions and press conferences. Comic Con, PAX, E3, Gamescom, Tokyo Game Show, and the many many random developer interviews. xD

                    • Eclipse

                      What a coincidence, I also haven’t played Disgaea 1 & 2 yet! Yeah, the grinding in that series (1st one, to be specific) puts absolute fear in my heart… I thought that I was going to go mental doing the same thing over & over for countless hours, lol.

                      So true. The thing that I’ve noticed about J.C.Staff is that when they go all-out (Index/Railgun), their quality is phenomenal. Their Blu-ray release of Railgun had the most stunning backgrounds that I have ever seen. Heck, I think it even put Studio Ghibli to shame!

                      Ah, I absolutely loved Hyouka. Chitanda Eru’s closeups were just so mesmerizing _<

  • bloodiOS

    I’m a bit bored, and when I’m bored I tend to do things that don’t make sense… like making gif like this (I should’ve added Touma in there but err, too lazy):

  • Azuardo

    Any Japanese readers/speakers here?

    I would love to know what the third blanked-out button means on this page:

    http://www.gamecity.ne.jp/orochi2/ultimate/character-kasumi.html

    It’s the character page for Kasumi on the Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate site. The first button showed an image of Kasumi, and I was waiting for the second button to be put up, and it is a voice clip. Does anyone know what the third button means? Is it a video clip or something?

    Thank you!

    • bloodiOS

      The source said “bt-movie-0.png”, so I would assume it means a small demonstration clip or something like that.

      • Azuardo

        Ah you’re right! Thank you :)

        • bloodiOS

          Hey, no prob ;)

  • bldudas

    My Jude play through of Tales of Xillia is going well. I don’t know if I’ll be finished by Tuesday, though, for Kingdom Hearts 1.5 Remix.

  • Kobracon

    @Zero: This is getting silly XD What are the average times that you start playing FFXIV? On weekdays I play from 9pm to 12pm (UTC +08:00)

    • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

      Are you online now?

      • Kobracon

        Nope. Doin my jap studies and then lunch. prolly….2 or 3pm (UTC +08:00)?

        • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

          Well. It’s currently 10:00 PM my time. What time is it right now for you?

          • Kobracon

            Wow really? Its….11AM on a Saturday here XD

            • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

              Okay. You will be online in like 3 hours? I should be online. =)

              • Kobracon

                Yay. Fingers crossed

  • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

    I just got home. Hope everyone is having a nice start to the weekend!

    • jujubee88

      I’m doing quite well, sir. I hope life finds you in good health as well.

      G’day! ^__^

      • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

        That’s great. =)

        I’m doing pretty good, too.

  • Kobracon

    So the Studio just asked me to try to pitch a game idea for casuals/smarphone players. I’ve been working on a prototype for the last 2 days but it just hit me that I need to know whether ppl would actually play this or not. Coz I can be rather adamant in my beliefs taht “this idea is cool” that I need a wake up call now and then.

    *ahem* So the idea for the game is this. Y’know the battle parts of games like Namco X Capcom, Project X Zone and SRW OG Endless Frontier? What if there was a smartphone game that consists of just the battle system of those games without the exploration or the tactics grid? and instead of pressing one button and watching the animation play out before pressing another attack combination, its much more like a fighter instead.

    You tap for one hit and keep tapping to do a combo, swipe up for an uppercut, air combo it and swipe down for a smackdown (one of many possible combinations, up to the player) Also instead of a limited number of attacks per turn, the player will have a timer (say 10 secs) to do as much damage as they can in that time, thus encouraging the player to find the most damaging and efficient combos.

    Designed to be quick and easy. You jump right in and start trading blows with the enemy. There might be a story, unsure about the number characters, just throwin out the game idea coz its not even pitched to the boss yet. But if you guys know me, you know shit will be over the top as possible >:D

    Thanks for reading this far and pls give me your feedback.

    • Budgiecat

      I like it. Who would be the characters.

      add music like Kickbeat to extend combos

      • Kobracon

        I had an idea of a character that punches with portals. Like he would open a portal in front of him, and punch into it and open the exit portal anywhere around the enemy. For an uppercut, he’d open a portal on the ground and stomp into it. The exit portal would be below the enemy.

        Still just working on the mechanics first though. So characters are still a secondary thought.

    • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

      That sounds pretty awesome imo.

    • jujubee88

      My game design notions come more from the SRPG and turn based JRPG’s (from days past). So I can’t really add much to your idea.

      Though, what you pitched sounds good. Keeping that feeling of fighting is good and you want to do your best to try and translate that to the UI of a touch phone/tablet. Sounds like your doing good for just an early idea!

      • Kobracon

        Thanks. The tactics part of Project X Zone and Namco X Capcom weren’t my fave XD But I absolutely love the battle system.

  • Nice Boat

    I’ve just finished Onimusha 2. I played it after Onimusha 3 but I got used to the controls. While I think Onimusha 2 had a better plot than 3 due to the lack of time travel and a subplot involving relationship with dad’s mother, Onimusha 3 had much better voice acting. The dialogue of Onimusha 2 can be quite funny like Jubei and Oyu’s romance:

    Oyu: Jubei
    Jubei: ….
    Oyu: Jubei
    Jubei: Oyu

    And my favorite “You are too late Jubei. I’ve just transferred my power into this GOLden evil staTUE. Look at it!” Also, Gogadantess made a much more interesting villain than Ranmaru. I never understood the guy’s hatred. I liked the two games but I would list Onimusha 2 higher.

    • bloodiOS

      You’re better off than I was. I played the Japanese version of the third game and was left with the WTF feeling the whole time.

    • Kobracon

      *HIGH FIVE* Ah the memories. Who can forget GOOOOOGANDANTESS. The grrreatest swordsman of aaaaall demons. Did you see the Russian Roulette video yet? If you stay at the title screen, it’ll pop up. Its one of the most pleasant discoveries that I had as a kid. Such awesome music XD

      You should move on to Onimusha 4 now. Personally, I like 4 quite a bit. Possibly because it felt alot more like an anime now, and the characters were so interesting and varied in gameplay style that it really lengthened my game time with it trying to master all of them.

    • PrinceHeir

      lol i still remember Onimusha 2 :)

      Gogandantes!!!

      shame it didn’t have the JPN audio like the first game had, but it’s really funny hearing it sometimes XD

  • TheBlackRabbit

    I decided to disable ad-block for this site! It is all for you gematsu! MONEY GET!

  • PrinceHeir

    @zerorpg:disqus

    i’ll continue from my last conversation :P

    http://gematsu.com/2013/08/open-forum-059#comment-1031623231

    well it’s still not quite as fast, but they definitely had a big improvement over the years.

    Sword Art Online and Eureka Seven AO was released here in the US and the anime just aired last fall 2012.

    such a shame you quit, but yeah there are other priorities to meet ^^

    glad to have you here in Gematsu Zero-kun!

    • Budgiecat

      And yet no localized Sword Art Online game because instead of making it for PS3, they had to put in on the dead PSP…

      While Eureka Seven PS2 games got localized…..so would there ever be a slim chance for the PS3 game & movie bundle to be localized?

    • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

      Thanks! I didn’t really ‘quit’ per say. Lots of groups kinda closed up shop. Lots of people moved on, etc. That made me feel like it was time to do something else.

      All of my groups sorta closed up shop. I considered joining other groups, had some offers even, but I decided to take a break.

      Plus, my real life was absorbing my free time more and more. The entire process of fansubbing is extremely time consuming. Often times… I would get 10 hours or less of sleep per week. It was very demanding. I wasn’t sure I would be able to fully commit to a new group, or match what time they would need me, how fast this or that would need to happen, etc.

      My true passion has always been video games. To be honest, fansubbing kinda took me away from it. Like I said, very time consuming. I didn’t really have time for gaming.

      Moving on was probably best for me. I still miss some of it, and I’ll always have some fond memories. Like I said before, I’ve moved on and ended up here. ^^

      • PrinceHeir

        oh is that so O___O

        though nowadays i see more encoders than fansubbers.

        since they like to use the fansubs and put it on a Raw BD version.

        great then!!!

        though at least you still watch anime right?

        btw i’m at Episode 7 of Monster and wow i have never been hooked for a long series since Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood last fall 2012!!!

        can’t wait for more episodes!!!

        • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

          There have always been DVD and now BD groups.

          I watch anime sometimes. i don’t have lots of free time, most of my free time goes here or to video games. I try my best to find time for anime. i still read manga quite often, at least every week or so.

          I loved Monster. Simply loved it. I’ve already gushed over it in my previous comments. =)

          I might try and read the Monster manga from start to finish for fun here soon. Just to experience the series again. Like I said before, I also need to check out more from the same author when I find time.

          • PrinceHeir

            awesome :D

            Monster is definitely unique and mysterious.

            even the music alone makes you shiver at night.

            i’m glad they animated the whole manga!!!!

            i wish more companies would do that!!

            for me i too am having trouble finding time to either play or just watch anime.

            watching anime is probably better since there’s a time after each episode.

            gaming i don’t know if i can just stop like that and get to work XD

  • Budgiecat

    Anyone else GRINDING through this JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle Campaign 1 mode?

    Holy crap….takes forever to unlock stuff here….

    http://www.japanator.com/ul/27535-Clipboard03.jpg

    • Kobracon

      I just got the game yesterday, what is the campaign mode exactly? I keep hearing Speedwagon shouting about online. I have to be online to play it?

      • Budgiecat

        Yeah you have to download the first campaign mode from PSN (others to come later I suppose), and install it. It’s free. The other DLC is the Fatty character. You don’t have to get that one if you dont want to (I didnt).

        Then basically campaign mode is like a F2P mode similar I guess to Tekken Revolution or whatever. You basically fight ghost battles and every now and then a Boss comes up and you fight him or her to wittle down their HP and receive medals which unlock character taunts, victory poses, alternate colors and new outfits.

        The only annoying part is the stamina bar which is shown as a green battery icon on the top right of the select screen. This dwindles as you keep fighting and needs to be recharged every now and then. At first, the recharge rate was set at a ridiculous 20 minutes, but they’ve recently patched that to 5 minutes.

        And NPC’s will pop up with some mini challenges (D’Arby’s pick a card for example) which can sometimes replenish or diminish stamina or HP of you or the enemy.

        You can also buy support items with in game money (in another menu mode) …but I have yet to use them or buy them myself..

        *EDIT: I should probably point out that support items are found on “Purchase Support Items” which is the fourth section on the Campaign menu mode screen. These items are purchased online through that section with REAL MONEY which if you opted to get all of them, could rack up quite a bit much like Namco’ Idolm@ster game items…
        I guess this is why I skipped this lol no thanks

        Translation of items and battle menus here:

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNfuEKTmvyQ
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4z3UCkvii0

        All character unlocks are in story mode which is offline of course. Unless of course you buy the DLC characters which will appear later on PSN (Iggy is up next while Fugo is free on the 12th as I mentioned before)

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        It’s the mode that has JP players screaming in outrage and downvoting the game on Amazon, lol. They really hate microtransaction shit, as well as myself. The energy system is stupid because they basically ripped off their Gundam Battle Operations game which uses the same concept. You can only play X number of times before energy is depleted and unless you buy more or wait for a period of time for it to replenish, you’re shit out of luck.

        I haven’t played Battle Operations in forever, but if I remember correctly… You start out with two or three bars of energy and one bar replenishes every two hours. So you essentially have to wait, at the very least… Two hours before you can play and six if you want it to be fully replenished.

        That is, unless… You BUY more energy with real money so you can play however long you want. Ugh… So lame though.

        • Kobracon

          Being a massive Marvel Avengers Alliance player, I am totally fine with an energy system now. I am having fun with it honestly. When I’m out of energy, I just hop back into FFXIV

          • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

            Well, in Jojo, I think it only takes 20 minutes or so to replenish your energy. Sometimes you also get a chef that gives you a free bar too. Still… It sucks for people who don’t have, say, FFXIV to hop on when they can’t play any more :P

        • PrinceHeir

          lol it’s like Tekken Revolution with it’s coin system?

          that’s bullshit, why the hell do they limit how many times you can play the single player.

          this is not even a free to play game, but a full retail one so why the hell did they put these kind of restrictions in the first place?

          sooo stupid.

          i think this is one of the reasons why they may not localize this outside of japan.

  • http://twitter.com/GNPixie Lynx

    Meh.

    So I ordered a new PSP Memory Stick because I lost my during my last year of courses at my highschool.

    Well, the one I got?
    It doesn’t work with my computer.

    Yay!

    So I can’t transfer any of my saves. Not to mention it’s slow as hell.

    I guess I could sell the Gamecube stuff like I’ve been intending to get rid of to hopefully get a new one. Possibly a new PSP too as both the ones I have are suffering from old age.

  • Kobracon

    Do i get ANYTHING at all for owning DOA5, Tecmo Koei? ANYTHING? Do you even care about the guys who supported your game before you announced DOA5 Ultimate?

    • Budgiecat

      They goin’ Capcom on us…

      • Kobracon

        I went to PSN to D/L the JoJo campaign and I saw DOA5U on the front page. Just pisses me off…

        • Budgiecat

          Everyone’s movin to Capcom…

      • karmacoma

        They’ve BEEN Capcom.

        DOA Arcade
        DOA Saturn
        DOA PS
        DOA++ Arcade
        DOA2 Arcade
        DOA2 US Dreamcast
        DOA2 LE JP Dreamcast
        DOA2 JP PS2
        DOA2 Hardcore US PS2
        DOA2 Hard*Core JP PS2
        DOA Ultimate (DOA1/DOA2) XBOX
        DOA Online PC
        DOA3 US XBOX
        DOA3 JP/EU XBOX

        DOA4’s the only one not to get an update.

    • Elvick

      I was going to say, “the game x years early” but I went to wikipedia and it says the game came out September 2012… so… nevermind~

      • Kobracon

        Yeah it came out just last year, then the news came a few months later…

  • Elvick

    I finished the anime for My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU and it became one of my favorite animes. I wish there was more though, I know there are light novels and I wish they’d be localized. D:

    There’s just not enough.

    Almost caught up with the dub of Fairy Tail, on the last disc of volume 6.

    Almost done with Watamote, and I need to get back into Free! (on episode 3).

    That reminds me, I’m two episodes behind Hyperdimension Neptunia.

  • Gigus

    I strayed away from my KH drawing entry art for Zero’s contest and ended up drawing Quina Quen………………………….. WHY?!

    http://i40.tinypic.com/10huhxk.png

    • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

      Nice! =P

      • Gigus

        I got so bored and stumped on my KH contest art, I drew her for the last half hour -__-

        • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

          Just add some KH characters and make it some kind of crazy cross over thing?

          • Gigus

            I may have to draw her disney style -__-. I suck at merging an art style if I have no base. Thanks for the idea though XD. I might have to turn in both just for the fun of it lol

  • bloodiOS

    Just found out today, but apparently, many people were freaked out that Mikasa has six-pack. Seriously people, I don’t even… *LOL*

    • Kobracon

      Did they think her awesomeness is just THERE? She worked hard for that shit

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        Probably just bara haters, lol. There are a lot of people in Japan that hate muscle, period, especially on a girl.

        • Gigus

          Thats the sad truth.

          • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

            Don’t get me wrong, there are a few doujins and artwork for this sort of thing, but… Not many, haha. The only reason I even know is because Zenia is my favorite character from Arcana Heart and she has some artwork of herself showing off a six pac and whatnot, but more people prefer her more slender look. Personally, I’m fine with toned abs, biceps, etc., but once you hit Miss Universe level, then I’m not interested any more.

            • Gigus

              Lulz. Women are that way too. Honestly i think any person wouldn’t wanna date a person who has too much muscle lol

              • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                Yeah, I mean it’s fine in moderation, really. I don’t think there are many that really find anorexic looking people attractive, but on that same note… I don’t think there are many that find people built like a tank very attractive either.

                • Budgiecat

                  I look good

        • Budgiecat

          bara is gross dude

  • futuristic_imagination

    I was able to get DOA 5 Ultimate on Tuesday, the release date. I didn’t preorder it, but the worker there was kind enough to print me the preorder code for the Team D and A costumes.

    I also finished playing Killer is Dead. After finishing the game I was like, WTH! there is so many questions I want answered. The game felt short and I kind of wished it was longer. Gameplay was fun enough that i want to platinum it (I still don’t have it though.) Soundtrack is great, I hope they release a complete ost version at some point.

    That pretty much my gaming week so far. :)

    • karmacoma

      So question I’ve been wondering about DOA5U. Are all the costumes unlockable in game now, or are they still DLC like the last game? If it’s all DLC I think I’ll pass, but if they’re unlockable like the old games I’m down to double dip.

      • futuristic_imagination

        I wish all the DLC costumes are in the game. The costumes that are there and unlockable through game play is:

        Costume Pack Round 1
        Costume Pack Round 2: Kitty Pack, What a Character, Special Set
        Costume Pack Round 4: Angels, Devils, DOATEC Divas
        Costume Pack Round 5: China Pack, Special Set 3, Formal Wear
        Costume Pack Round 9: Fighter Pack

        I also checked the PSN store DOA5U page and they have the other costumes not mentioned above bundled together for $40.

        Or if you bought all the DLC before ultimate, everything will be unlocked, just as long as you have the DLC data installed on your ps3 or xbox.

        • karmacoma

          Thanks for the reply. Also, that sucks. But *at least* DLC is backwards compatible. But still, sucks.

    • PrinceHeir

      awesome!!

      we’re the same!

      playing Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate and Killer is Dead :)

      need to get back on Dragon’s Crown as well!!

      • futuristic_imagination

        Nice! How are you liking DOA5U so far? Anything weird/glitches in the game? I found a mistake with Jann Lee’s victory quotes (they are switched around).

        • PrinceHeir

          just the subs(they seem to get exaggerated a little)

          i think this is one of their well made games by Tecmo in awhile now ^^

          • futuristic_imagination

            Well its not going to annoy me until I start playing with Jann.

            I think so too, but I only been unlocking costumes offline, so I don’t know if online improved or not from the original.

            • PrinceHeir

              you haven’t tried online as well?

              well i’m just relearning the game once more since it’s been awhile since i last played this!

              • futuristic_imagination

                Yeah… I haven’t been online yet. I am relearning the game too! :)

                Also after 100% tutorial yesterday, I think I might need to invest myself on some arcade sticks.

  • jujubee88

    I’m listening to main theme of Might No. 9 (on the kickstarters front page) and I’m so overcome with power and chillness.

    Is this what megaman feels are like? I’m.. I’m so new to this world.

    • shogunknight

      You have never played megaman? If not, try megaman8 or the megaman X series, notably X3 and X5.

      • AdamBoy64

        That’s interesting to hear.
        I’ve been playing through the X series. Played X1 – X3.

        I’ve got X4 but I just can’t get into it. Seems like such a step backwards from X3.

        • shogunknight

          X3 and X5 are my two best of the X series. You should play X5, its on PS1 i think

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

    Finally got with the times and moved on from my CRT monitor I’ve been using for 10+ years and got a LCD monitor, lol. Unfortunately… They didn’t supply a DVI cable for it, so I’m still having to use VGA for this, which is silly. I already ordered my DVI cable though, so I’ll be good to go soon.

    Still… Going from CRT to this is like, “Whooooooooooa!” I had the same kind of reaction when switching from my SDTV to HDTV, lol. Everything seems so huge and clear now.

    • Gigus

      Good bye eyes, hello pretty graphics and art XD.

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        Nah, lol. If my eyes haven’t given out yet, then they won’t be doing so now :P. I’m basically staring at a monitor or TV all day long, every day :3

        • Gigus

          In my line of work I stare at screens almost 24/7 and they start to itch. I need to go back to drawing on paper to rest my eyes. Sadly I still have to stare at a screen when it comes to fixing computers.

          Can I stea…… I mean borrow your screen to finish drawing my quina (posted it at the bottom if you wanna laugh at it) and KH art? XD

    • Budgiecat

      wtf…

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        Wat

    • shogunknight

      How much and where did you buy this?

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

    I’m surprised I haven’t actually posted this in a free forum before, but… Did you guys know I’m a music artist? That’s right. I’m a bedroom producer, basically, lol. I don’t have anything official or signed with a record label company, nothing like that. I just like to dabble in FL Studio from time to time.

    I haven’t really been making music much these days because I haven’t had any new ideas for projects lately. If there’s one thing you learn as an artist, it’s that you can’t force creativity. Even when I’m wanting to color something in Adobe Photoshop, it takes time to do that sort of thing. A lot of people like to mark out a color palette they want to use before coloring, but I’ve always preferred coloring on the fly and just using whatever colors I feel would contrast with each other the best.

    In any case! Yeah, I usually prefer to make Streets of Rage style music or Dark Ambient stuff since Yuzo Koshiro and Akira Yamaoka are inspirations to me in this regard. I’ve also tried to break free from these genres and make other stuff as well though. Back when I was playing Phantasy Star Online 2, I made three tracks that captured the atmosphere from that game as well. Well, I tried to anyway, haha.

    I’ve also made one trance track, which again… Was inspired by Yuzo Koshiro. While I do enjoy his Streets of Rage work, his Wangan Midnight works are really nice too, which I attempted to make myself. I’d like to make more trance music, but I’m honestly not very good at it, lol. I feel a lot more comfortable making Dark Ambient stuff since it mainly consists of pads (just a musical term), so I’m able to drag notes out a bit more. I’m not really good with making songs which require a LOT of notes, ya know?

    My friends always kind of pick at me sometimes because I’m the only one in the group that doesn’t know how to read music, but I can make music in FL Studio, lol. I just never really related the two since in FL Studio, I simply pick what instrument I wish to use, place a note on a graph, then place more notes accordingly after testing it repeatedly to see how it flows. That’s like I had people tell me I needed to learn how to draw before I could color, but here I already have over 20 colored pictures on my Pixiv account. Granted, the shading and lighting need a lot of work, but I’ve been getting a lot better at that… Unfortunately, most of my recent stuff has been R-18 material, so I’m afraid I’m destined to just be a hentai artist or something =3=

    Anyway, if you guys want to check out my music, I’ll post a link for my website below. Just please don’t expect anything in the near future! I could wake up tomorrow and have a new idea or it may take months, I’m not really sure when inspiration will hit! If you don’t want to visit my page, for whatever reason, I’ll just post my personal favorites as replies below this post :3

    https://soundcloud.com/tetsuyahikari

    EDIT: Oh and if you download anything prior to my latest release, you’ll notice the tags are different in Winamp or whatever program you use for music. I was originally using the artist name ‘TET☆CHAN’ because I figured using my usual alias ‘TetsuyaHikari’ wouldn’t have been as fun, lol. Still… With my latest release, I have changed the artist tag to TetsuyaHikari and will be doing the same with my future release as well.

    I thought having a different alias for music making would be a better choice, but more people know me as ‘TetsuyaHikari’, so I figured it would just be better to tie this name in with my music along with my Youtube gaming videos, colorings, what have you.

    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari
    • shogunknight

      Nice songs (liked the one for PSO2- A New Journey) and you speak true words about artists. I havent seen your drawings yet but the more you draw and edit on programs like photoshop, the better/more efficient you are (tutorials help too). It applies to music making as well. Sooner or later difficulties you may be experiencing now as an artist would be very easy later on. My elder brother usually had similar troubles (still trying to tackle some by the way) but hes getting better at it. To summarize, Keep up the great work!
      (you can see some of his work here: tikantz.deviantart.com).

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        Well, I still can’t draw for crap right now, lol. I used to when I was in high school, but then I just stopped for whatever reason. I’ve always been fascinated with coloring though. Here’s a link to my Pixiv account, but be forewarned… Most of the recent stuff is R-18 material as I said before.

        http://www.pixiv.net/member.php?id=3712910

        • shogunknight

          I like the coloring style, shading is good too (my best part is the eyes). Do you use layers on photoshop? Also do you use a pen tablet?

          • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

            I had tried some shading techniques on a previous picture, but Rikka was the first where I actually tried something a little different. Of course… I didn’t quite have a good grasp of skin tone at that time, haha. You can tell by just how pale she looks as well as the attempt at shading towards the top of her thighs.

            I’m not really good with eyes yet either, but… Those are the bane of an artist :P. I do use layers though. Usually goes something like:

            Face, Hair, Top, Bottom, Skin, Skin (lighting), Skin (shadow), Eyes, Background, and little things (sweat for example)

            I don’t have a tablet though. I use my mouse and fortunately I can just click on a section and fill it in, but some of the lineart I find isn’t so easy and I have to color it through a different means, and everything is restricted to one layer, which sucks, lol.

    • PrinceHeir

      why’d you quit Phantasy Star Online 2 :P

      is it because of the crash Sega did in the last update?

      • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

        No, I didn’t last that long. I just got tired of the shitty herp derp NA noobs that would rather sit around in the lobby all day spamming nude symbol art, pushing people out of the barriers of the lobby, then reporting them as a cheater for the lulz, and other non-productive shit. I know, I know, not EVERYONE was like that, but… I was meeting them on a 3 to 1 ratio, and I just got fed up with it.

        I did enjoy playing with JP players for a while, but once I hit the cap and got new games to play, I just didn’t really feel like sticking with it any more, honestly. I guess it was kind of funny hearing some JP groups say the NA players were trash and stupid, but I felt kind of bad never telling them I was an NA player as well, lol. I mean, as long as I kept typing in Japanese, it was fine.

        But yeah… Definitely didn’t care for that sorry excuse of a community back when I was playing, which was basically during closed beta, open beta, then a few months afterward.

        • PrinceHeir

          ehh that’s nice XD

          though how was the equipment?

          i’m pretty sure you have to pay some good money to get some great equipment?

          don’t know why they didn’t make an offline version like the older games.

          so you know Japanese? cool :)

          im taking classes right now, definitely have a lot of memorization ^^

          • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

            The equipment was alright, I guess. I paid real money to have my own room and storage space to sell stuff in the shop since getting meseta any other way was a pain in the ASS. It just sucked having to spend millions of meseta on female costumes whenever they came out, while the male counterparts weren’t even a third as expensive, basically :/

            • PrinceHeir

              Sega needs to make a offline version of the game and you’ll just pay for whatever big new update they put out ot.

              the world is awesome right? never seen the future so bright ^^

              • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                Yeah, then Square-Enix can release an offline version of FFXIV: ARR. Let’s be realistic, lol.

                • PrinceHeir

                  ehh Phantasy Star Online 2 has a higher chance than FFXIV(which is already built online in mind)

                  oh well i just hope they still make a offline Phantasy Star game in the future

                  • LordKaiser

                    I think Phantasy Star Portable was offline but sold poorly and that’s why Zero and Infinity din’t got released. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjXX9nj5Y80

                    • PrinceHeir

                      ehh it’s a shame :(

                      i guess Sega’s offline JRPG that is left now is Shining Series.

                      though i still think they’re gonna make a new one in the near future!

                    • LordKaiser

                      The Funny thing is that the least Shining game was not made by SEGA at all but Media Vision.. So maybe they’ll outsource the future releases.

                    • PrinceHeir

                      your right!

                      Shining Ark.

                      what the hell Sega :(

                  • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                    I think the days of offline Phantasy Star are over, honestly. It’s unfortunate since it started out offline, but I don’t really see an offline version lasting that long.

                  • LordKaiser

                    I agree cuz PSO2 is fast paced action while FFXIV… well…

            • LordKaiser

              Since they added a second character people had doubling their TACOs but at the same time the price of equipment in the shop has increased.

        • LordKaiser

          My experience was so radically different by yours. Maybe cuz I started on March? I had seen bad players on equal proportions from both nationalities as well as good ones. I had seen plenty of youtube videos of skilled players and unless they’re tool assisted i say they are very good.

          What people say about Asian players being better than western is a myth.

          Now on block 20 and 208…..

          I think I’m lucky that I had friends there to play with. You see in online games making friends is a huge advantage and you can group up and help each other.

          • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

            Yeah, I can’t really speak for the community after I left last year sometime. I just know I didn’t really care for the community enough to stick around. Most of the people I found were from PSO-World. While there are some good people there, there are also a LOT of elitist asshats and trolls too.

  • RSene

    I’d like to suggest an topic for discussion:

    How can the Xbox 360 keep selling more than the ps3 even after we see Sony’s console having so much more games and exclusives being launched for the system in contrast to almost none exclusives for the 360 for more than two/three years now?

    And while the PS4 seems to have more advantage above XOne both in games and in system itself, how can both have similar level of interest for the public? (probably PS4 with an advantage, of course, but XOne coming close)

    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

      Ummm… What? PS3 has been outselling 360 for a few months now, man. Microsoft doesn’t even support 360 in Japan any more and apparently Europe has a HUGE difference between PS3 and 360 with PS3 being on top.

      If I remember correctly, this year… PS3 now has a .5 million lead on 360 sales.

    • McPoo

      Yeah as mentioned below, I think the PS3 overtook the 360 in worldwide sales back in May. Most of the Eu is PS territory, except for the UK. Plus, again as mentioned the 360 does awful in Japan, only sells like 200 a week.

      As far as exclusives, the 360 has more, and more well rated exclusives. I think this, coupled with the fact that almost all multi plats run better on it is how it’s managed to stay so competitive.

      I’m pretty sure the PS4 has a lot more preorders compared to One though. Personally, I much prefer the Ones lineup, but that’s just me.

    • karmacoma

      I don’t have numbers to back me up, but I think I remember reading that the PS3 has outsold the 360 overall. Maybe the 360 is winning in the US but worldwide I think the PS3 is in the lead.

      Having said that, the MS has put more towards marketing that Sony has, at least in America. Also, certain third party games are associated with the console even though they’re multiplatform, so that could be a factor.

    • RSene

      Well, by the time I wrote this, I was indeed thinking about the US market. As I follow the numbers, I see the X360 outselling PS3 for every single month. If I’m correct, X360 has 31 months in a row of leadership over Sony’s console.

      I mean, that’s a lot for a system that doesn’t do half the effort the PS3 does for the plataform. What I mean is, for about two/three years now, in every month we can see the PS3 receiving a considerable and vast number of properties in a number much higher than the 360 do.

      I guess @disqus_mHAzCbNAGl:disqus pointed well one of the reasons about this: the marketing point. In the end, the vast majority of console owners, as I can see, are the general ppl, the a common consumers that don’t know and don’t follow the industry, but are just an average consumer.

      It seems to me that conquer an advatage in the installed base right from the beginning is a great help as well.

      • McPoo

        How do you figure MS aren’t making half the effort Sony are? I’m not saying you’re wrong or anything, just curious.

        I think in regards to exclusive, Sony has more big releases, whereas a lot of 360 ones are arcade games. When it comes down to quality, in my opinion it’s roughly even. The Ps3s rep as the one with better exclusives didn’t do it any favours for me though. I got mine at Xmas 2 years ago, and I worked my way through lots of the exclusives only to find out they were pretty crap. InFamous, Killzone, Resistance, LBP were all massively disappointing :(

        • RSene

          Well, this feeling I got just by following the news, I don’t hve numbers or anything.

          I have wrote about the industry for a few years now as a personal hobby (nothing special), and all I can see for these last years is that what is offered from the PS3 and what is offered from X360 is an abysmal distance (of course this is just me).

          And here I’m not even talking about the quality of what is offered, but just that, beyond a rare blockbuster launch each three to four months, there’s nothing been offered by the 360 like the PS3 does.

          I have even saw some sites writting about wondering if MS had decided to abandon the X360 to focus on XOne for the lack of games.

          Have you seen something like that?

      • RSene

        Indeed in Europe the PS3 in going very well over the X360. Worldwide, the numbers I have ares these:

        – X360 sold total of 78 milion til June 2013

        – The most recent official statement I found from Sony is from last year when the PS3 sold 70 milion.

        – however, a report from January said PS3 sold 77 milion units, surpassing X360 at the time.

        That said it seems the PS3 worldwide sales are indeed higher than X360 by now, and this considering PS3 was launched one year later.

        Even so, considering all the effort behind PS3 e a lack of it for the 360 for the last two/three years, I can’t understand how the 360 sales wasn’t affected greatly.

    • Elvick

      Because the 360 is the system more popular in pop culture. Aside from any show related to Sony’s media divisions, you’re more likely to see the 360 being played on tv shows. Big Bang Theory has them play it a lot. They played the Wii a few times, but they’ve only ever mentioned owning a PS3 when they were robbed one episode.

      I’ve seen them “play Halo” (with horrible references to “head exploding” and sound effects not from Halo…) I’ve seen Red Dead Redemption, and seen them play Kinect Sports… and that’s off memory.

      It’s rare for a non-Sony related show to ever see a PS3 played, or any Sony product used over something like an iPhone, or iPad, or whatever is most popular. Usually the most popular crap is what a company is able to push the hardest. So we just see more of the damn thing.

      Thus more people buy it. Plus the stupid, “I have no mind of my own, my friends have it so I have it.” reasoning. Which I’ll never understand.

      Of course most of what I’m talking about is dealing with NA. PS3 seems more popular in EU, and obviously it is in Japan.

  • KingNigma

    Pre-ordering late sucks. I missed out on the Kingdom Hearts artbook :(

    • Gigus

      Eh? How did you miss out? I just pre-ordered mine and there is nothing on the receipt that actually entitles it. If you live in the EU you will be missing out on the artbook because it actually acts as a game case.
      It also depends on the game retailer you pre-ordered from. Sometimes they give it to pre-orderees who pick up their copy first.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zG-Y-bAz0sI

      • KingNigma

        I didn’t know the EU ver. came like that. Interesting. The EB Games (Canada’s Gamestop) site shows the hardcover. It doesn’t say on my receipt either but when I went into EB the guy told me that the version with the artbook is no longer available. I asked him if pre-ordering online would make a difference seeing as I ordered Xillia online pretty late and still got the LE and he was like after a certain amount of copies have been sold they put a cut-off where every copy after is just standard.

        • Gigus

          Well I ordered Xillia and Dragon’s crown 3 days before launch and I still got the Limited edition for xillia and the artbook for dragon’s crown at a local GS. Just see what happens when you pick it up next week. I’m hoping I get mine also lol.

        • Elvick

          Xillia’s LE was a first print run. Meaning there was no standard edition, they were all LE.

          I preordered KH 1.5 RemIx at ebgames.ca, but it’s listed as unavailable now.

          That’s why I always preorder as soon as possible.

      • LordKaiser

        I received a message on my cel from GS saying that my pre-order arrived.

        • Gigus

          You can go check if they’ll release the game to you but i highly doubt they will. Hopefully they do.

    • Guest

      w8 the artbook was given outside of the gaming case?

  • Nate

    Killzone Merc this tuesday. It’s going to be a great day. Star Trek and a new Newsboys album comes out. :)

  • cookiewaffle

    after finishing ‘new little king’s story’ i got with psplus, I’ve been playing Virtue’s last reward for the last 2 days. I must say it’s a pretty good ‘game’ :D

  • miyamoto

    Puppeteer is AAA quality

    • 罪罰
      • LordKaiser

        The best battery brand in the market. Better than Energizer.

        • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

          People actually still use batteries? What is this, 1999?

          • Azuardo

            Xbox controllers, lol.

            • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

              People still play Xbox? Yeah, I went there.

            • AdamBoy64

              Yeah, that and TV / DVD remotes.

              I enjoy not having to get up each time to change the channel. I’m sure I’m not the only one who uses those.

              • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                You watch shit on your TV? Damn man, get with the times. I watch everything on my computer, lol.

                • AdamBoy64

                  If I had a computer monitor the size of a TV (eg. 50″+) I would probably do that :)

                  • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                    You don’t need a monitor the size of a TV to enjoy watching TV shows ._.

                    I’ve been watching Watamote and Breaking Bad on my PC and it’s awesome. No need to pay a cable bill, lol.

                    • AdamBoy64

                      Oh okay. Right, different countries.
                      Yeah, I don’t think I’d want to pay a bill to watch TV either.

                      My TV is for watching sport occasionally, but mostly for gaming.

                • LordKaiser

                  http://www.cybernetman.com/kb/attachments/CR2032.jpg You will need it sooner or later.

                  • AdamBoy64

                    Oh right. I forgot about those batteries.

                    Okay, then I use heaps of batteries. Don’t think that’ll ever change.

                  • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                    My CMOS battery? I guess, but this isn’t exactly the same as an AAA battery. That’s like trying to compare this to a car battery. Apples and oranges, man :P

                    • LordKaiser

                      http://www.batterymarket.co.uk/images/DSCF7613.JPG Fail! Also is CMOS-RAM although CMOS-RAM is not even used in today’s motherboards where NBM is used instead (stil needs the battery).

                    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                      Yes, I know it’s CMOS-RAM, lol. You forget what kind of computers I’ve used though =3=

                      Granted, the current one I’m using is more modern, but still… Batteries? Nobody ain’t got time for dat.

                    • LordKaiser

                      Yes you can’t live without noun rechargeable batteries. There’s no way to avoid them, avoiding batteries is like running away from a Gel Wuff on turbo.

                    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

                      Well, there are people that do live without them, but yeah… They’re also living without eating meat and whatnot or electricity in general. I couldn’t live without electricity.

                  • AdamBoy64

                    They use those batteries in some remotes these days too, which is pretty neat.

          • Gigus

            I use’em for flashlight n my gameboy? Good ol’ green and black.

  • MosquitoLemon

    Finally bought a 3DS ultra-cheap off my friend who got an XL for himself. He bought me SMTIV on the e-shop so that someone could share his pain, ahhahaha. Fun game, but I don’t know when I’ll find the time to play it hardcore like him, ahah.

  • PrinceHeir

    oh boy here’s another one attack on “sexualized” characters.

    this time it’s MGSV

    http://www.dualshockers.com/2013/09/07/hideo-kiojima-explains-quiet-blames-negative-reaction-on-cultural-differences-details-metal-gear-solid-vs-themes/#comment-1033699668

    so it went from Dragon’s Crown, then Killer is Dead, then Lightning Returns FFXIII, and now MGSV.

    funny how most western journalist and devs are the only one bitching about this.

    guess they can’t see the hypocrisy they’re creating.

    shoot people in the head, tons of bloods gushing all around, ribs and bones getting splattered, chop heads, cursing words every moment A-Ok!

    but as soon as it’s something to do with sexuality oh boy please this is “disgusting”!!!! “protect the children from this filth”

    i’ll never understand this stupidity from some of this people.

    I’m glad Suda51, Kojima, Geroge Kamitani and others are standing up to these kind of bullshit.

    we don’t want some stupid censored games just because some random douchebags made a fuss about it online.

    • Ni ~Algidus~

      what? people are talking about the sexualized woman and not the children soldiers and implanted stuff inside children’s body to contraband that was showed in the game trailer? :0

      • PrinceHeir

        fucking agree!!

        Extracting the bomb from Paz’s organs, child soldiers being killed by Snake,

        Limbs cut and being horrified, torturing Quiet and a handicapped Heuy.

        but nope let’s all concentrate on a fictional female’s wardrobe because that’s the “main” problem of the game

        gotta love that double standards!!

        • Gigus

          To be honest everything about MGS5 is starting to get a little too touchy for me. Kojima already told gamers that his next entry of metal gear will be touching upon taboo subjects and its getting alittle too serious for me now. Hopefully they’ll show us some MGS humor at TGS.

          I do agree with you that Quiet’s wardrobe shouldn’t be the main problem that people should talk about but it should still be one of the things that people should talk about (just not blow it out of proportion). Maybe a pair of pants would’ve kept me from complaining but oh well. People will just keep saying I’m a femminazi or a self loathing male trying to get laid but I’m not. I’m just saying she needs a pair of pants at least. Another topic that made my stomach turn was the scene where he shot the children. It made me really cringe but at the sometime they never really showed them getting shot. So I guess thats why no one complained. Maybe he was shooting a the lock. -__- thats one tough lock if he had to shoot that many times.

          Another thing that bothers me is why didn’t anyone complain about old snake’s sneaking suit in MGS4. Was his skin tight suit really necessary so his butt can be all over the screen when he crawls in front of you? End rant

    • Guest

      I’m upvoting you and the people there that has a working mind nonstop.

    • LordKaiser

      Man all I see is Xino and Jimmy Rusell being door mats.

  • jujubee88

    Hello everyone. PS4’s are pretty much here:

    http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=671749

    That is all.

    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

      Yay for paperweights. You won’t be able to play anything on it until it officially releases anyway :P

      • jujubee88

        Good point. If you don’t have a modkey, you would probably get banished from PSN and have your unit explode into a black hole.

        (I’d imagine)

    • bloodiOS
      • jujubee88

        This isn’t a contest!

        Also, thanks. I’ve seen that. It was already clear PS4 is the most powerful machine out of the two (Jack Tretton said so in an interview during E3 when talking about he’s seen multiplats and PS4 is the clear winner), i guess this is more confirmation about the stats and which multiplat will look better.

        • bloodiOS

          Hehe, sorry, I got a bit excited there :p

    • Gigus

      I think I’m the only one who might pass on a launch ps4. Don’t get me wrong, I want a ps4 but I have a huge backlog of games on current gen systems. I’ll wait for an infamous: second son bundle if that happens next year.

      • AdamBoy64

        Haha. I can relate to that.

        I think if new games stopped being made, I would have a backlog of a few years before I’d notice.

        • Gigus

          I also just pre-ordered the limited edition wind waker wii u so im pretty much broke.

          • McPoo

            Yeah I won’t be able to buy a next gen console just yet either as I’m saving for a holiday. I’ve got a massive backlog of 360 and PS plus games anyway, plus there’s still a bunch of stuff coming out I want, and releases from this year I’ve not been able to afford to go back to.

            The way I see it, it gives me time to wait and see how things go for each console before I settle on either the One or PS4

          • AdamBoy64

            Ah. Man, I hope you enjoy it.
            Our region didn’t end up getting the Zelda bundle.

      • jujubee88

        Wow. Not my case at all (though, I understand your position).

        I haven’t bought a console in years and I don’t have/want a gaming computer. The PS4 is where it’s at for me. I’m not going to be in the line alone. And that’s pretty exciting in and of itself; you know? Just bringing friends along and socializing with the people who are gaming enthusiasts as they pick up their PS4’s (I might even meet some fellow vitamuffins! :3) seems like a once in a lifetime opportunity.. Especially since I don’t know if I will be this amped for games/have the time for games as I get older.

        I’m buying day one. I’m one of the “suckers” but, I bought VITA day one (granted at a discount) and I used it everyday up to now. So as far as Playstation stuff goes I don’t regret buying anything from them. And as far as being a day one buyer, I’m quite happy being the individual that actually owns the hardware and can answer questions and be included in the online gaming social phenomenons that happen.

        Different strokes for different folks. ^^

    • Willgaea

      What’s interesting is that I see two different box colors. Blue and white. Could just be rotate-ted, but I’ll still speculate.

  • kiri25

    I saw this and was like really didn’t u learn from ur mistake back in may MS??

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=pI3pK62Wi_4

    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

      Yo dawg, we heard you like football so we put football onto your xbox so you could watch football while you play football.

      • Gigus

        I don’t want football, I want futbol!

    • http://gematsu.com/ Sal Romano

      I want to live where Derek Yu lives.

  • Willgaea

    In the pokemon origin tv anime special, Brock is going to be voiced by Gintoki, Red will be voiced by Naruto, Green will be voiced by Kon from Dt, and Oak will be voiced by Gatchman.

    That’s going to be awesome. I’m pretty excited about Gintoki playing Brock.

  • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

    I’m having fun playing FFXIV today. Log out and decide to check comments before bed. I start reading comments in the MGS V article. Just this awful transition from good positive energy to negative energy. It really bums me out…

    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

      Thus is the fate of any popular topic, heh. This week it happens to be Quiet from MGS V.

      • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

        I guess so. =/

  • McPoo

    I like old movies, like the Godfather 3. It may not be considered the best one, but that’s just me.

  • Skerj

    Tecmo Koei got me with another stealth launch, I didn’t even know Atelier Meruru Plus was out until today. Still trying to work my way through Totori.

    • futuristic_imagination

      I thought Tecmo Koei announced it at E3? Maybe its Toukiden or DOA5U.

      Anyways… all I remember is that TK announced a lot of games at E3! :)

  • Aranikasu44

    Hey all, first time I’m posting here just been browsing the site for ages before I decided to fully become a member, currently playing FFXIV like some of the other people here, nice to meet you all.

    • http://gematsu.com/ Sal Romano

      Welcome. =)

      How are you enjoying FF14?

      • Aranikasu44

        It’s good, I’m enjoying the whole crafting side of it. This is the first MMORPG I’ve ever played and so far impressed. Got a Level 22 Gladiator as my main.

        • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

          I’m glad you are enjoying it. I’ve been having fun playing Arcanist and Fishing.

          • Aranikasu44

            I’m doing the grind for the trophies. May I ask.. When Fishing do you have to fish a 1000 times or catch 1000 fish for the silver?

            • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

              Good question. I’m honestly not sure. I’ll try and look into that.

              • Aranikasu44

                That’d be quite helpful lol thanks man if you can shed any light on that.

    • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

      Welcome!

  • LordKaiser

    Mighty Number 9 funding as slowed down a lot but at least they still have time to reach the 2.2 million.

    Meanwhile the Shantae project is stalled. They made the mistake to place this at the same time as Mighty Number 9.

  • Azuardo

    Any tennis fans? I think Serena and Nadal will win this year’s US Open.

    • MosquitoLemon

      I root for Djokovic personally, but we’ll see.

      • Azuardo

        I should have put a bet on.

        • MosquitoLemon

          It was pretty obvious from the first set with all his errors.

  • almostautumn

    Crossed 40 hours in Killer Is Dead yesterday— feel like my eyes are going to start bleeding from how much I’ve played it :P
    Great game though; really blown away. Been poking at it with the analytical eyes and am building up my own take on the obviously-there-but-not-so-obvious-to-title symbolism in-game. In some ways it seems akin to No More Heroes, where it represented the gamer/gaming culture, but at the same time it seems much less personal, more about an abstract quality concerning hero/villain.

    Unfortunately the new semester started though so I’m back to the study-routine; only one new game a month from now until January— which I feel like I’m going to have some trouble with for some reason XD Either way, for September I’m totally, finally picking up WET; I really loved the demo back-in-the-day but just totally forgot about this game somehow; big fan of grindhouse-esque stuff so I’m pretty excited for it.

  • almostautumn

    Did anyone here pick up the full-price Vividred Operation game on the JPN PSN store? I forgot about that game, and I remember when the trailers came out it looked more Visual-Novel focused than action-game. But the colors were really great; was wondering if it’d be worth buying for someone who does not know Japanese?

  • bloodiOS

    Hmm… apparently, I watched the 22nd episodes of Shingeki no Kyojin later than everyone else. Anyway, it has some filler events but seriously, this has to be the best filler episode ever created. I always thought this part was very heart-wrenching in the manga but man, after watching this episode, all the feels, man… all the damn feels… Levi was the star of this episode, though.

  • McPoo

    Hey guys.

    Thinking about getting FF14 for my girlfriend. I can’t stand the series or the genre, but she’s a big FF fan, and got quite into DCU:O on the PS3, so this feels like a natural match.

    If you had to give it a score out of 10, what would you rate it?

    • Aranikasu44

      I’ve played previous FF’s but also this is my first play on an MMORPG so I’m not sure how this stacks up against other games of this sort but as an FF fan myself too! I’m highly satisfied with my experience so far. Every now and again I have a few min wait to get into a server but apart from that for my experience its been pretty smooth.

      9/10 so far.

    • http://twitter.com/kazumalynx Zero

      It’s quite accessible for new players. I think it’s a great game, but I’m also a tad biased. I’ve been invested in the game since the original version.

      I’d recommend letting her try it out.

      • McPoo

        Yeah I’d like to, it’s the cost for the disc plus the monthly sub that’s putting us off though. Just seems like a bit much!

    • MosquitoLemon

      It depends on if you like the setting and enjoy MMOs in general. My friends offered to pay my subscription just so I would play with them – I watched my friend ‘play’ the game for about 10 minutes before deciding I’d rather kill myself. (this actually led to the thing where I bought the 3DS)

      • McPoo

        I’m not a big fan of Final Fantasy. I’ve played quite a few of them and always get bored within the first 10 hours. The characters and storylines just don’t interest me. Same goes for MMO’s, I tried a week trial of WoW years ago and thought that it was well boring, and DC Universe Online has an awesome concept, and I love the idea of it, but the actual gameplay bores me. I think it’s the grinding and that kind of combat where moves just look all janky that puts me off.

        That said, my girlfriend loves FF and got quite into DC U although gave up after about 20 hours when she couldn’t complete a quest. FF14 has already dropped down to £15 on PS3 in some places, so I’ll wait a month and get it for peanuts I think.

        • MosquitoLemon

          Yeah, the janky combat is what turns me off. I mean, strip away the nice textures and payed MMOs are almost indistinguishable from their F2P counterparts.

          The upside to FFXIV is that there’s a lot of stuff you can do on your own to build your character how you want (you can change classes on the fly – nobody is stuck to one role). But I mean, there are plenty of perfectly good non-subscription single player games that do the same thing.

  • Azuardo

    Even though I pre-ordered PS4 a couple of months back for “just in case,” I’m thinking I might not bother for now. I just can’t see any must-have titles at launch, or in the months after it. I know inFamous is the main one people are pointing towards, but what else is there? I’d like FF14 for it eventually, whenever that arrives, but I’m not really sure there’s much else in the first year or so. I’m probably doing the right thing by waiting a while.

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

    Don’t worry, be happy.

    http://i.minus.com/iNato743HGotp.gif

  • LordKaiser
  • Guest

    My kingdom hearts ❤

  • https://twitter.com/Panda_castro Panda

    Some new stretch goals have been added.

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mightyno9/mighty-no-9

  • McPoo

    I’m thinking about doing a series of YouTube videos where I play a game, either something older from when I was younger, or maybe a new release, and then I’ll talk about the game over the top of it, as I’m playing.

    Is this something people will be interested in though? Or am I just wasting my time.

  • McPoo

    Someone’s already had their console banned for leaking GTA V videos >_>

    I had a quick look at some of the pics and about 2 seconds of a video, just cos I wanted to see how the snow looks. Looks good :)