Yay, it looks like Capcom is going to reward us with more Monster Hunter. Of course, this isn’t too surprising since the series is a smash hit in Japan. I just really hope that Capcom doesn’t decide to skip it on localization. I really hope that this has online play or something of the similar. While I can play the portables on Ad-Hoc party, it’d be easier for me to share the fun with my friends if it was capable of going online without requiring an assisting tool.
Here’s to the future filled with more monsters that go rawr!
See the awesomeness right there? Yea, that. Custom skins that are all great and part of a game that I am planning on buying because it looks like a ton of fun. Hence, I want all of them!
However, the greatness which is capitalism has come up with the most twisted evil plot around. You see, each and every one of those guys is a promo for a different store. Ratchet and Clank is from Amazon, Kratos is from Gamestop, and Nathan Drake is from Best Buy. This is just pure torment. If I wanted all of them, I’d have to buy the game three times.
Now, logic states that these will be timed exclusives, like those that came with Little Big Planet. So, I just need to pick my favorite now then wait it out for the rest to be released as DLC. Still, that is beside the point. I would much rather have a congruent reward system where I can get all three of them no matter who I pre-order from.
Well, onto pondering the evil which is this pre-order. I am an Amazon logalist… but Nathan Drake is cute…. And Kratos is Kratos…
Well, I can’t really comment about today. There was absolutely nothing that happened. Even my video game news sources didn’t provide much of excitement today, which is to be expected mid-week. Things just don’t happen in the middle of the week.
I suppose I could comment on the three year old that shot itself a few days ago, but does that really matter? The father left a loaded, ready gun out in reach of a three year old. No matter what Wii peripheral the girl may have used, that never should have happened. And hence, I have the same opinion as to nearly everyone else who has read the story. Yep, nothing much of excitement there.
I spotted Fire Emblem for the Wii at a decent price, for I had held off too long when it was available. So, now I’m paying 45 + 6 dollars shipping to get it. Could I possibly get it cheaper from Gamestop? Sure. Do I want it used? No.
Well, there you have it… Boring day, huh?
At least I can leave you with this knoweldge: Monster Hunter is addicting.
Mmm… The opinion here definitely makes it sound like I have spent my money well. For, I have went ahead with the insane and already have the ultimate edition-
-on pre-order at Amazon. Is it a lot of money to spend 90 dollars on such a treat? Sure. However, I think I will enjoy it quite a bit.
In other news, the reviews for Final Fantasy XIII are a disappointment for me. Square, please do us one major thing: allow for Jap language tracks in your games from now on. Other companies have managed to do this, so can you. At the very least, that will alleviate some of the “horrid dub” opinions that jRPGs are pegged with.
As for the rest of the stigma.. I understand that people want the RPGs to only have some random avatar as the main character, which they can personalize like crazy. However, do you really get an iconic character that way? I really don’t want the RPG genre to go purely non-linear. Having a strong character and story can be great assets.
Overall, I think both options of RPG are great. However, don’t rate down an RPG game solely because it has a linear story that it wants to tell. I’m really tired of that trend.