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Hot Coldman
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(01-23-2013, 08:29 PM)
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that thread title

why can't I hold all these Xs
duckroll
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(01-23-2013, 08:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Doombear

I thought the exact same thing, but going back to watch the trailer again I don't know. I think the reddish box is the monster HP, your HP is below that. I think the monster that jumps actually kills "Tester" who had pretty low HP (hence the warning at the bottom perhaps?).

If you look at some of the other fights, the monster HP is that red box and even in the gif that red box seems to match the HP on the jumper.

There are two enemies. He killed the enemy he was targeting, and got the drop, but the other enemy jumped on him and killed him at the same time.
Doombear
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(01-23-2013, 08:30 PM)
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Oops. Hmm, ok. Got it squared now. Either way, my excitement is a bit blinding. All I see is greatness.
Currygan
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(01-23-2013, 08:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Easy_D

Reminds me of Joffrey ):

Shulk! Omg!
chaosblade
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(01-23-2013, 08:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hattori

You can't turn it off?

No, but honestly I don't think the game would work very well without auto-attacks. Toward the beginning of the game you end up with "downtime" between arts because they take so long to cooldown and you have so few. Late in the game your arts on the bar are cooled down quick enough that having to mash a button to attack while also selecting and using arts would be really cumbersome.

This game looks to alleviate that somewhat by apparently having more options during battle (secondary weapon options/switching? and attacking body parts), but still doesn't make you constantly mash the A button to keep attacking. Could be a good way to balance it out.
Silver_DNA
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(01-23-2013, 08:31 PM)
I'm sad knowing that I missed my chance to play Xenoblade.

But this looks really neat. Since it'll probably be more widely available and on the eShop I won't run into the same problem.
Holy Order Sol
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(01-23-2013, 08:31 PM)
The game needs a soundtrack by Xzibit.
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Originally Posted by DrForester

I am more inclined to believe its a new ip (or a xenogears related title at my most optimistic.) What point win there in not just calling it Xenoblade 2, if that's what it is.

The battle interface basically looks just like Xenoblade's.

As for not calling it Xenoblade 2, there could be multiple reasons. Spin-off. Prequel. Just dont want to go the boring #'d route.
Kevtones
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(01-23-2013, 08:32 PM)
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Damn. DAMN.
Data West
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(01-23-2013, 08:33 PM)
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Forget the character's face designs.

Can we get some armor that doesn't look like complete shit in this one? I felt like, whenever I got new armor in Xenoblade, I groaned every single time. Somehow they looked dumber and dumber with each upgrade.
earvcunanan
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(01-23-2013, 08:33 PM)
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Good God, that looks incredible. This is why I have a Wii U.
Zarovitch
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(01-23-2013, 08:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dragonzord

Forget the character's face designs.

Can we get some armor that doesn't look like complete shit in this one? I felt like, whenever I got new armor in Xenoblade, I groaned every single time. Somehow they looked dumber and dumber with each upgrade.

:) so true, i hope armor looks better.
D_prOdigy
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(01-23-2013, 08:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Silver_DNA

I'm sad knowing that I missed my chance to play Xenoblade.

I'm sure it's not too hard to track down.

Wiis are cheap.

You can still be saved.
botty
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(01-23-2013, 08:35 PM)
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I think this game should have been launch window. It would have helped the general public see the Wii U in a more serious light. This is pretty much a game that can deliver what everyone wants from a HD Nintendo console.
majik13
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Originally Posted by Dragonzord

Forget the character's face designs.

Can we get some armor that doesn't look like complete shit in this one? I felt like, whenever I got new armor in Xenoblade, I groaned every single time. Somehow they looked dumber and dumber with each upgrade.



yeah I hated the costume and character design for xenoblade. This seem to be geared a bit more toward western tastes, but still seems a little lackluster and generic in that department. despite the actual game looking excellent
UberTag
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(01-23-2013, 08:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by earvcunanan

Good God, that looks incredible. This is why I have a Wii U.

Why did you buy a Wii U before today for a game that wasn't revealed until today and won't be in stores until late next year?
You could have earned interest on that money, you know.
Balb
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(01-23-2013, 08:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by D_prOdigy

I'm sure it's not too hard to track down.

Wiis are cheap.

You can still be saved.

Xenoblade on average probably costs more than Wiis these days.
ultron87
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(01-23-2013, 08:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

There are two enemies. He killed the enemy he was targeting, and got the drop, but the other enemy jumped on him and killed him at the same time.

Isn't he targetted on the jumping one the whole time as shown by the indicator above that monster's head which tries to follow it as it goes off camera?
Seance
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(01-23-2013, 08:36 PM)


Is that seriously a scrolling "warning" banner to convey you are low on health? Haha.
thelongdarkriversofhell
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(01-23-2013, 08:36 PM)

Originally Posted by Silver_DNA

I'm sad knowing that I missed my chance to play Xenoblade.

But this looks really neat. Since it'll probably be more widely available and on the eShop I won't run into the same problem.

Is it not still available from the Nintendo Store or ebgames online stores?

I got in December in anticipation of getting a wii u.
Shaanyboi
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(01-23-2013, 08:37 PM)
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....I should take Xenoblade out of the shrink wrap

Also, the main dude looks like the cover character from FFXIV
Despera
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(01-23-2013, 08:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

Can someone gif the weapon switching scene at about 0:36 of the trailer? I'm really curious as to how it works. Being able to equip a sub-weapon would be awesome.

Slowed it down a bit:

chaosblade
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(01-23-2013, 08:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Seance



Is that seriously a scrolling "warning" banner to convey you are low on health? Haha.

I want to say Xenoblade had something like that as part of the battle HUD. Had the red bar, but I think it only had one warning thing and not some scrolling text.
Error
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(01-23-2013, 08:38 PM)
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it's interesting that there's a cockpit view when using a mech, manual aiming?
Jaded Alyx
(01-23-2013, 08:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Seance



Is that seriously a scrolling "warning" banner to convey you are low on health? Haha.

Xenoblade had "Caution" whenever in battle.
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(01-23-2013, 08:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Seance



Is that seriously a scrolling "warning" banner to convey you are low on health? Haha.

Well, to be fair, it's better than covering the screen in jelly.
Margalis
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(01-23-2013, 08:38 PM)
Xenoblade was a bit strange in that the enemy designs both organic and mechon were great but the character costumes were mostly atrocious.
Demoncarnotaur
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(01-23-2013, 08:39 PM)
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This looks fucking amazing. Like, between this and Wind Waker HD I now want a WiiU.


I will say one thing though.. I hope the colors don't look as washed out in the final game.. If this game can land with a great IQ and richer colors it will be beautiful.
razgriz417
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(01-23-2013, 08:39 PM)
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I had no interest in a Wii U until I watched this trailer... holy crap if this turns out to be a great rpg, I think I'll have to get a Wii U...well played Nintendo
earvcunanan
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(01-23-2013, 08:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by UberTag

Why did you buy a Wii U before today for a game that wasn't revealed until today and won't be in stores until late next year?
You could have earned interest on that money, you know.

+ ZombiU
+ NSMBU
+ Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Dynedom
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(01-23-2013, 08:40 PM)
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:O

I'll take 3
A.E Suggs
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(01-23-2013, 08:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by majik13

yeah I hated the costume and character design for xenoblade. This seem to be geared a bit more toward western tastes, but still seems a little lackluster and generic in that department. despite the actual game looking excellent

Western games don't have bad armor or character designs?
skypunch
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(01-23-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Guys, I'm crying...
HawthorneKitty
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(01-23-2013, 08:41 PM)
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My innards are exploding from this announcement.
skypunch
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(01-23-2013, 08:42 PM)
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It looks to me like sub-weapons will be in the game!
D_prOdigy
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(01-23-2013, 08:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by botty

I think this game should have been launch window. It would have helped the general public see the Wii U in a more serious light. This is pretty much a game that can deliver what everyone wants from a HD Nintendo console.

It would be great if developers could finish their games with a slap of their cocks.

Do you think Monolith had like a year-long road trip after they finished Xenoblade?
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(01-23-2013, 08:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

Can someone gif the weapon switching scene at about 0:36 of the trailer? I'm really curious as to how it works. Being able to equip a sub-weapon would be awesome.


EDIT:welp beaten
matics
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(01-23-2013, 08:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Green Scar

that thread title

why can't I hold all these Xs

hahah
Malvingt2
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(01-23-2013, 08:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by Despera

Slowed it down a bit:

this is news to me..
duckroll
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(01-23-2013, 08:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by ultron87

Isn't he targetted on the jumping one the whole time as shown by the indicator above that monster's head which tries to follow it as it goes off camera?

Yeah actually he is. Did he kill the monster in the back with collateral damage? Or did the monster in the forefront actually die from the last hit? I guess we'll never really know!
Chanser
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(01-23-2013, 08:45 PM)
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:O
Day one!
wrowa
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Got to admit, I'm a little disappointed. The trailer reminds me very much of the Monado unveil: The trailer is pretty rough and the colors seem to be very washed out for whatever reason. Maybe my display just sucks, but I don't think it's quite supposed to look like that...

Generally, my only beef with the trailer is pretty much the lack of colors. Xenoblade was so amazing thanks to its vivid and colorful areas, but X's fields look comparably dead in this trailer. I hope they'll change something about that, respectively that there will also be more colorful maps similar to the plains in Xenoblade.

The big difference between this one and Monado is of course pretty important: This time around the graphics are quite amazing, lack of colors or not. And I'm sure that the next trailers will be much better, just as it was the case with Xenoblade. :D

I hope it won't be too much multiplayer focused (Player 1, 2, 3 etc made it seem as if large parts of the trailer show multiplayer stuff), but in the end Xenoblade already was already kind of a multiplayer game played offline, so I don't think that a multiplayer mode would screw with the single player mode.

Originally Posted by Shinta

Would be pretty funny if Nintendo decides to not localize this one.

They will. Just look at it. It's the most graphically impressive Wii U game Nintendo has shown so far; it'll probably be some kind of flagship title for them to show the hardware power of the Wii U.
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(01-23-2013, 08:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by ultron87

Isn't he targetted on the jumping one the whole time as shown by the indicator above that monster's head which tries to follow it as it goes off camera?

Yes, he's absolutely locked on to the one jumping and didn't kill any monster. The PC even turns with the monster as it moves through the air. I don't think that box that popping in from the right is any sort of drop. It has a shield icon which makes it seem like some sort of defense skill activating, but the PC dies anyway due to such low HP.
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(01-23-2013, 08:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dragonzord

Forget the character's face designs.

Can we get some armor that doesn't look like complete shit in this one? I felt like, whenever I got new armor in Xenoblade, I groaned every single time. Somehow they looked dumber and dumber with each upgrade.

I admit, I kind of wished they hadn't had the armor changes and just had one static model. Partially because they could have maybe, at least, had concentrated more on lip syncing, but also because the designs just weren't all that impressive.

Although after playing The Last Story (as much as I love that game) I almost wished to go back to Xenoblade armor. TLS armor was not really made well...
Error
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(01-23-2013, 08:45 PM)
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I love how the game looks but I kind of hate this trailer, looks like test footage quickly edited without any semblance of cohesion.

I would've like a more proper trailer, with better edited footage. Oh well, the game still looks amazing but this reminds me a lot of when they first showed Xenoblade (Monado at that time) at E3 2009.
Data West
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(01-23-2013, 08:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by skypunch

Guys, I'm crying...

You'll be really crying when they don't localize it!
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(01-23-2013, 08:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

Yeah actually he is. Did he kill the monster in the back with collateral damage? Or did the monster in the forefront actually die from the last hit? I guess we'll never really know!

The jumping monster killed both of them, clearly! >_>
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(01-23-2013, 08:46 PM)
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by copying skyrim, they meant the colour palette
Demoncarnotaur
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Are there any high res screens of this?
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Originally Posted by duckroll

Yeah actually he is. Did he kill the monster in the back with collateral damage? Or did the monster in the forefront actually die from the last hit? I guess we'll never really know!

Actually, I think the splash of blood you see in the background comes from the second monster. The targetted monster is not only squashing you, but also the other monster. :o

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