Originally posted by Superboy Prime
Now I was bored and decided to read your comment. Where to begin:
Fighters are not meant to have bowling games, nor volleyball games with midget dinosours. I find it funny that you claim DOA is not a proper fighter because it has Ninjas blasting buildings in CGI cut-scenes? WTF? Realism? What's so realistic about an angsty teen with wings blasting people with an energy beam shot from a third eye in his forhead? Oh yeah and that's gameplay not an ending. If DOA goes multiplatform it will be a hit. Do you not know why he switched to the X-box? He has said it countless times: He will develop/work with the most powerful console in the market. That is why he switched from Dreamcast to PS2, to X-box.
You will see how Ninja Gaiden will be an instant greatest hits for the PS3. Ninja Gaiden is a triple A game. And no ammount of dissing or biased opinions is going to change that. I am pretty confident that NG even with it's gameplay being a couple of years old by now is still going to rock those unfortunate gamers that weren't able to play it when it was first released for the X-box. Besides what's not to like about it? AAA game with updated graphics, new content, added story & new weapons + bosses. Go out & reserve it already. I know I would if I had a PS3.
For the record sweat, blood & fatigue do not make a hardcore fighting game. It's the gameplay's depth; and Tekken along with DOA & Soul Calibur have a long way to go before they are able to compete with their Godfather Mr. Virtua Fighter.
PS - Granted it would be nice to watch sweating, blood & fatigue, but it still doesn't make it a fighter. Visuals can only take you so far. Tekken Tag > Tekken 4 for example. And if for fatigue you're talking about Stamina ala Smackdown vs Raw 2007...I don't know stamina can get really annoying in SvR07. If someone tries something like that they better make it good. Just get it over with and admit you love me
NG will be good no doubt but when you already have a killing demons game such as Devil May Cry, there is little or no reason to pick up NG -_-, either waym this isn't NG we are discussing, he also switch because DOA wasn't popular on PS2, it sucked, lol, and I happened to be one of the suckers that picked it up, oh well, it was cheap, why not :P Then I got bored of it and sold it off within a week, I wasn't suprised nor phased that it went over to Xbox and became exclusive, quite frankly it can stay right where it is, lol, I vow never to pick up a DOA game again.
VF is an amazing game, and after buying and playing that game (lost it, darnit!) I would know about its awesomeness. But then any fighter fan would tell you that Tekken is also an awesome game, Tekken has been in most arcades, you grow up with Tekken, Tekken 5 was the first Tekken to not enter the arcades excluding silly gameboy spin offs etc. Not even VF was in arcades that often, although I have seen it, but rarely, to be honest, I think VF wins hands down for fighting styles and plots, but Tekken comes in a close second with character designs, fighting styles and pretty much everything else. Tekken is no noob to the fighting genre.
WTF was Itakagi taking, recycled? Isn't that what DOA is
It was always a rip off of VF with the most common of ideas and braindead plots. I think Itakagi should grow a brain in his intelligence garden before making stupid arse comments like that, otherwise he'll never gain as many fans as both Tekken and VF have
And to add to that, the side games are there for fun, they aren't meant to be singled out, they come as part of the package to get away from fighting all the time. They don't get rated seperatly or anything, so for Itakagi to come down on that is as stupid a comment as saying that a character in DOA sucks, therefore the whole game must suck, besides, it wasn't Tekken that made a rather pathetic and desperate attempt to make a volleyball game on a nude beach :P