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Archie
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(03-17-2013, 07:47 PM)
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Old?

http://might-and-magic.ubi.com/universe/en-US/x.aspx
Fou-Lu
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(03-17-2013, 07:49 PM)
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They're going to fuck it up like Heroes.
V_Ben
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(03-17-2013, 07:52 PM)
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Huh. Well, I wonder who is developing it.

...do Obsidian have any unannounced projects?
crimsonheadGCN
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(03-17-2013, 07:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by V_Ben

Huh. Well, I wonder who is developing it.

...do Obsidian have any unannounced projects?

I think Obsidian had said that they signed onto a big project in December.
Rolf NB
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(03-17-2013, 07:53 PM)
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Please don't suck.
Derrick01
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(03-17-2013, 07:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by crimsonheadGCN

I think Obsidian had said that they signed onto a big project in December.

Yup they did. Kind of hoping it's not related to this IP though.
Herbspiceguy
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(03-17-2013, 07:54 PM)
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This isn't actually going to be a dungeon crawler right?
Sinatar
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(03-17-2013, 07:54 PM)
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I *love* this franchise and am deeply afraid of what a big publisher like Ubisoft are going to do to utterly ruin everything that was great about it.
Aaron
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(03-17-2013, 07:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sinatar

I *love* this franchise and am deeply afraid of what a big publisher like Ubisoft are going to do to utterly ruin everything that was great about it.

I'm sure putting one million people on it will make it great.
Sn4ke_911
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(03-17-2013, 07:55 PM)
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‏@MightMagicGame

By the way, there is a secret page having made its apparition on a M&M site. Can you find it and discover something new ...?

https://twitter.com/MightMagicGame

V_Ben
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(03-17-2013, 07:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by crimsonheadGCN

I think Obsidian had said that they signed onto a big project in December.

Well, Ubisoft is publishing their South Park game now too. So perhaps they have confidence in them.
SalsaShark
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(03-17-2013, 07:57 PM)
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i'd be kinda disappointed if this was Obsidian

.. and still play it
A Black Falcon
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(03-17-2013, 07:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by V_Ben

Huh. Well, I wonder who is developing it.

...do Obsidian have any unannounced projects?

Obsidian? Why would you want Might & Magic from them? Obsidian has never made a first-person RPG, and if this game is going to be anything at all like the series it's numbered to be a part of, it certainly should be a first-person type RPG...
WorstUsernameEver
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(03-17-2013, 07:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by V_Ben

Well, Ubisoft is publishing their South Park game now too. So perhaps they have confidence in them.

It would be a bit early to announce it though, wouldn't it?
SalsaShark
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(03-17-2013, 08:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by A Black Falcon

Obsidian? Why would you want Might & Magic from them? Obsidian has never made a first-person RPG, and if this game is going to be anything at all like the series it's numbered to be a part of, it certainly should be a first-person type RPG...



granted Fallout 3 did all the lifting but still
V_Ben
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(03-17-2013, 08:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by A Black Falcon

Obsidian? Why would you want Might & Magic from them? Obsidian has never made a first-person RPG, and if this game is going to be anything at all like the series it's numbered to be a part of, it certainly should be a first-person type RPG...

Well ok then guv'nor.
Glass Rebel
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(03-17-2013, 08:01 PM)
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An Obsidian game under Ubisoft has the potential to be more boring than Dungeon Siege III. I have to see that.
A Black Falcon
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(03-17-2013, 08:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by SalsaShark

True, I forgot about that one. Also I remember that Black Isle was working on Stonekeep 2 through the late '90s, too.. though given that that project was in development for like five years but never even got far enough along for a single screenshot to release, it has to have been pretty troubled.
Zia
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(03-17-2013, 08:03 PM)
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Ugh, please don't let Obsidian touch this.
Mejilan
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(03-17-2013, 08:03 PM)
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Huh, nothing subtle about some of the VERY classic sprites in that X.
I'll key my optimism down to 'cautious' levels.

Honestly, it's not like the mainline franchise didn't really stumble towards the end there anyway.

I'm ready for a reboot.
More than ready.
Tarsul
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(03-17-2013, 08:05 PM)
better Obsidian than anyone that I dont have any trust in.

Actually I never believed in a sequel but with the successes of Elder Scrolls, Dragons Dogma, Dark Souls, Dragon Age... there is a big market for RPGs of this caliber and Ubisoft wants its share.

However, I cannot even begin to imagine how they would stay true to its roots and at the same time be "mainstream".

At least Open World and group based adventuring should be mandatory. I just have to try to not expect anything similar to IV/V or VI...
Slavik81
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(03-17-2013, 08:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sinatar

I *love* this franchise and am deeply afraid of what a big publisher like Ubisoft are going to do to utterly ruin everything that was great about it.

It's not like this franchise hasn't seen bad games before. What's the worst they could do?
Nirolak
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(03-17-2013, 08:06 PM)
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Huh, I thought this was dead the last time we heard.

Curious to see it.
Durante
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(03-17-2013, 08:07 PM)
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I'm curious. We have enough isometric RPGs for now (I never thought I'd say this! so good) so it's nice to see something that should be very different.
almostheathen
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(03-17-2013, 08:08 PM)
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Oh wow, I hope they keep the first person dungeon crawl roots. Please dont suck!
SalsaShark
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(03-17-2013, 08:10 PM)
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btw: that's one ugly-ass teaser

looks like an original Xbox ad
jschreier
(03-17-2013, 08:11 PM)
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This thread is making me want to go play Heroes of Might and Magic III.
Sinatar
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(03-17-2013, 08:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Slavik81

It's not like this franchise hasn't seen bad games before. What's the worst they could do?

The mainline RPG's were all strong except for 9, which would have been great if it wasn't so rushed.
Mejilan
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(03-17-2013, 08:14 PM)
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Corak vs. Sheltem...
Final Round!
FIGHT!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdkIKbuhBEE
A Black Falcon
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(03-17-2013, 08:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sinatar

The mainline RPG's were all strong except for 9, which would have been great if it wasn't so rushed.

I don't think they could help it with IX though, 3DO was going under... but yeah, the main titles were mostly solid, but those spinoffs... some of those were pretty bad.
2+2=5
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(03-17-2013, 08:20 PM)
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Oh man yes YES.
Please be good, GOOD!
M&m vi is my favorite rpg ever, EVER!
Polk
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(03-17-2013, 08:21 PM)
They should remake World of Xeen in HD.
Kafel
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(03-17-2013, 08:22 PM)
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clash of heroes 2 next please
Terra
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(03-17-2013, 08:24 PM)
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Something in the style of Elder Scrolls maybe?
SuomiDude
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(03-17-2013, 08:25 PM)
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Damn, wish it would be like M&M VII, my favorite M&M game by far. I even bought M&M IX, although I knew it sucks, but I played it many years ago, couldn't beat it then, so I had to get it now to finally beat the game. Only cost 2 though, so didn't lose too much money.
water_wendi
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(03-17-2013, 08:27 PM)
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Oh god yes! i love M&M!

Hopefully they keep the MM6-8 aesthetic. Looking at that X image makes me want to load up MM6 again and finish my portrait journey.



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Originally Posted by Terra

Something in the style of Elder Scrolls maybe?

They already kind of are.
Gannd
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(03-17-2013, 08:28 PM)
I absolutely love Might & Magic but I don't trust Ubi Soft to do the game justice. It's just going to be a fantasy game and I bet have very little in common with the games I grew up loving.
duckroll
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(03-17-2013, 08:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

An Obsidian game under Ubisoft has the potential to be more boring than Dungeon Siege III. I have to see that.

Lol. I'll still buy it. :(
Rolf NB
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(03-17-2013, 08:31 PM)
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Huh, did Obsidian fall from grace with GAF lately?
Mario007
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(03-17-2013, 08:37 PM)
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Wasn't their last game, Dungeon Siege 3, mediocre at best?
water_wendi
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(03-17-2013, 08:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mario007

Wasn't their last game, Dungeon Siege 3, mediocre at best?

Not sure because i avoid the X Siege brand like the plague but Fallout New Vegas is the rpg of the generation for me.
Decado
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(03-17-2013, 08:40 PM)
Did HoMM6 ever become a worthwhile entry into the series (after patches, mods, whatever)?
V_Arnold
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(03-17-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Cautiously optimistic.

Might and Magic VI has ten times more depth that any modern Skyrim-esque RPG could hope to have, but I doubt that that is the way X is going to take.

Please, just do not copy Skyrim. Please. You have a much, much better base in the form of the older games.
Rolf NB
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(03-17-2013, 08:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mario007

Wasn't their last game, Dungeon Siege 3, mediocre at best?

They always make mechanically sound games. DS3 is a lot of fun later on. It takes a while to fill out the skill tree, and that makes the first few hours a bit of slog, granted. But I wouldn't call it mediocre at best.

I also found it impressive how decent New Vegas was, even under the constraints of Bethesda's crappy engine. They made the combat suck much less, they made weapon choices meaningful again, they completely fixed the skill/attribute system etc.

When I run down my mental list of western studios still actively making RPGs, Obsidian is pretty high up in my book.
Derrick01
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(03-17-2013, 08:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rolf NB

Huh, did Obsidian fall from grace with GAF lately?

Only to people who don't like good RPGs.
Chromie
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(03-17-2013, 09:04 PM)

Originally Posted by SalsaShark



granted Fallout 3 did all the lifting but still

What the devil are you talking about!
Glass Rebel
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(03-17-2013, 09:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rolf NB

Huh, did Obsidian fall from grace with GAF lately?

If you meant my comment, I wasn't exactly talking about Obsidian there.
SalsaShark
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(03-17-2013, 09:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chromie

What the devil are you talking about!

the fact that gameplay/graphics-wise it was the same thing with some changes? Bethesda laid the ground work for what New Vegas became.
King Boo
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(03-17-2013, 09:09 PM)
another standard heroes game? a game like the nintendo ds version? another tactical game based on might and magic with gameplay similar to final fantasy tactics? a game similar to oblivion/skyrim? oh the possibilities...
Radogol
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(03-17-2013, 09:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by King Boo

another standard heroes game? a game like the nintendo ds version? another tactical game based on might and magic with gameplay similar to final fantasy tactics? a game similar to oblivion/skyrim? oh the possibilities...

Sure, reboots and all, but a game called Might & Magic X, teased with graphics from Might & Magic VI-IX pretty much has to be a first person RPG, no matter how dumbed down.

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