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Forum: General 01-26-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,051
Posted By sethsez
Which is all well and good if we assume they'll...

Which is all well and good if we assume they'll make Elder Scrolls: Fallout.

Here's the problem, though: your conslusions are based on the assumption that Bethesda can only do one kind of game,...
Forum: General 01-26-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,051
Posted By sethsez
Lurking the NMA forums. Calling it as...

Lurking the NMA forums.


Calling it as they see it is fine. Acting like the spoiled children of the internet is not. X-Com fans went through a lot more shit than Fallout fans did (which kind of...
Forum: General 01-25-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,051
Posted By sethsez
But here's the reason for each: Fallout 2...

But here's the reason for each:

Fallout 2 came out and got shat on by the fanbase. It was criticized as a lame, boring, shitty rehash that totally got the mood of the original wrong. It is now...
Forum: Adventure 01-25-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,704
Posted By sethsez
Yep, visual novels (which are pretty much the...

Yep, visual novels (which are pretty much the exact same thing as adventures) are a pretty big deal in Japan. They tend to focus more on plot and character interaction, with less attention being...
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,978
Posted By sethsez
This is why I think Phoenix Wright, Hotel Dusk...

This is why I think Phoenix Wright, Hotel Dusk and Sam & Max are the three recent adventure games that have been getting a decent amount of buzz in mainstream forums, while everything else doesn't...
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
He does a good job of touching on everything that...

He does a good job of touching on everything that makes Hotel Dusk compelling.
Forum: Adventure 01-23-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,978
Posted By sethsez
If the genre gets a few high-profile releases a...

If the genre gets a few high-profile releases a year and these games get mainstream attention and respectable critical reactions outside of the adventure gaming community, that's resurrected enough...
Forum: Adventure 01-23-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
Interesting thing about Hotel Dusk... it does...

Interesting thing about Hotel Dusk... it does have standard adventure game puzzles, but most of the puzzles involve dialog.

You cannot talk to characters over and over and over and over again to...
Forum: Adventure 01-23-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,978
Posted By sethsez
It's sold over 9 million units in America. ...

It's sold over 9 million units in America. That's pretty much on track for any successful system here. It's lagging behind Japan and Europe, but it's still selling faster than the PSP and Xbox 360....
Forum: Adventure 01-23-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,978
Posted By sethsez
Incidentally, I think it's worth mentioning that...

Incidentally, I think it's worth mentioning that DS adventure games aren't the only ones getting interest outside of adventure gaming circles. Telltale have been watched pretty closely since they...
Forum: Adventure 01-23-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,978
Posted By sethsez
If this is sarcasm, it's pretty bad sarcasm. The...

If this is sarcasm, it's pretty bad sarcasm. The DS has been breaking sales records left and right. It's been the best selling console every month for over a year now (usually by a pretty large...
Forum: Adventure 01-23-2007, 12:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,978
Posted By sethsez
Gonna have to call "bullshit" on this. People do...

Gonna have to call "bullshit" on this. People do still play old action games. Hell, a large part of the Wii's business model hinges on this fact, and it's doing very well for itself so far. ...
Forum: Adventure 01-20-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
Okay, here's how it goes: Gyakuten Saiban...

Okay, here's how it goes:

Gyakuten Saiban came out for GBA
Gyakuten Saiban 2 came out for GBA
Gyakuten Saiban 3 came out for GBA

Then, Gyakuten Saiban was remade for the DS with an extra case...
Forum: Adventure 01-20-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
Justice for All only has four cases, tutorial...

Justice for All only has four cases, tutorial included, like the original GBA version (and like the original Gyakuten Saiban before the DS rerelease as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney). However,...
Forum: Adventure 01-20-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
It would be fantastic if Gyakuten Saiban 4 had an...

It would be fantastic if Gyakuten Saiban 4 had an english translation like the other DS entries, but I doubt it.

And yes, I'm enough of a sucker to buy that collector's edition.
Forum: Adventure 01-18-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,864
Posted By sethsez
Well... yeah. Who else's preference would it be?...

Well... yeah. Who else's preference would it be?

And for some people they only play games with a P&C non-action based interface because they're physically incapable of playing other games,...
Forum: Adventure 01-18-2007, 04:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,864
Posted By sethsez
Comparing the vagueness of adventure's definition...

Comparing the vagueness of adventure's definition in the context of gaming with racism isn't just totally asinine, it's also not in the least bit accurate as classification of various species has...
Forum: Adventure 01-17-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,864
Posted By sethsez
They're not as descriptive, true, but they're...

They're not as descriptive, true, but they're still accurate to their dictionary definitions. Sports games are still about sports, and simulations... well, simulate things. Adventure games very...
Forum: Adventure 01-17-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,864
Posted By sethsez
Psychonauts ain't adventure by any stretch, at...

Psychonauts ain't adventure by any stretch, at least in the sense this site uses, and if it weren't for the involvement of Tim Schafer I doubt anyone would have come to that conclusion. It does have...
Forum: Adventure 01-16-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
http://www.hoteldusk.com/ The American Hotel...

http://www.hoteldusk.com/

The American Hotel Dusk site is up. Not a ton of info, but enough to make me want the game even more.
Forum: Adventure 01-16-2007, 05:17 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
I think it's because DS adventure developers are...

I think it's because DS adventure developers are attempting to appeal to gamers, rather than to adventure game fans. They're trying harder because they have to... the DS doesn't have a pre-built...
Forum: Adventure 01-15-2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
You won't be disappointed. In my opinion Phoenix...

You won't be disappointed. In my opinion Phoenix Wright is the best comedic adventure series since the heyday of LucasArts.
Forum: Adventure 01-15-2007, 02:23 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
Phoenix Wright 2 is on the DS in Japan right now,...

Phoenix Wright 2 is on the DS in Japan right now, and has an english translation. It's also coming out in America in... oh, about 24 hours now. :D

So yeah, if you're starved for more Phoenix...
Forum: Adventure 01-11-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
Considering the DS is currently the best selling...

Considering the DS is currently the best selling system worldwide by a large margin (with the exception of December, since Nintendo was facing shortages) and the way games have been selling on it, I...
Forum: Adventure 01-10-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 89,433
Posted By sethsez
Phoenix Wright got a 7.3 average, and 10s are...

Phoenix Wright got a 7.3 average, and 10s are quite rare for them.
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