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duckroll
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(06-10-2014, 02:15 PM)
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Bloodborne is the cover story of this week's Famitsu, and there's an interview with Miyazaki in it as well. Here are some details reported by a Japanese blog who got the magazine early.

- Spring 2015 release window
- They started work on this right after finishing Artorias of the Abyss, planning it for Sony's new hardware
- The world and story is completely new, and the setting takes full advantage of the PS4's capabilities
- The expected spec for the game is 30fps at 1080p
- The keywords for the game is "blood" and "beast"
- There will be melee and long range weapons (guns) this time
- Character customization is confirmed
- There will be no map display in the game
- He wants combat to not just focus on action but also the strategic element
- The combat in the game is designed to feel like a life or death struggle
- There will be online elements of some sort, and it will involve players "discovering" together


Edit: In case anyone missed it earlier, here's the official game blurb from Sony: http://www.playstation.com/en-us/games/bloodborne-ps4

Introducing Bloodborne, the latest Action RPG from renowned Japanese developer FromSoftware, exclusively for the PlayStation®4 system. Face your fears as you search for answers in the ancient city of Yharnam, now cursed with a strange endemic illness spreading through the streets like wildfire. Danger, death and madness lurk around every corner of this dark and horrific world, and you must discover its darkest secrets in order to survive.

  • A Terrifying New World: Journey to a horror-filled gothic city where deranged mobs and nightmarish creatures lurk around every corner.
  • Strategic Action Combat: Armed with a unique arsenal of weaponry, including guns and saw cleavers, you'll need wits, strategy and reflexes to take down the agile and intelligent enemies that guard the city's dark secrets.
  • A New Generation of Action RPG: Stunningly detailed gothic environments, atmospheric lighting, and advanced new online experiences showcase the power and prowess of the PlayStation(R)4 system.

Edit2: Because why not...

http://www.famitsu.com/news/201406/10054828.html

Low-res official samples from Famitsu:





Last edited by duckroll; 06-10-2014 at 03:26 PM. Reason: Apparently "targeting" is a bad word now! :P
catashtrophe
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(06-10-2014, 02:16 PM)
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I will buy a PS4 for this

Can't wait

Hopefully we get some in game footage this week
Buzza
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(06-10-2014, 02:16 PM)
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Spring 2015 is sooner than I thought. Can't wait.
Guymelef
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(06-10-2014, 02:17 PM)
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- Character customization is confirmed

Cool.
ttocs
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(06-10-2014, 02:17 PM)
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I'm really interested in the last point you mentioned. They revolutionized online interactions with the co-op/invasion process. Really excited to see what else they can come up with.
Asd202
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(06-10-2014, 02:17 PM)
Omg sounds good.
Stone Ocean
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

- There will be online elements of some sort, and it will involve players "discovering" together

Large but hole ahead
JonStark
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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Sounds like soulish gamedesign. sounds good to me.
Empty
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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game sounds way further along that i thought. woah.
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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The online thing is interesting, I wonder if it refers to the online community aspect of the Souls games, people trading tips and things, or something more literal, like in DS2 where you have to kill certain enemies so their souls open gates. Maybe players globally working together on specific tasks to unlock things in game, that would be pretty cool. Like that stretching boy game.
Stefan™
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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They're targeting 30fps at 1080p

Sad panda. :(

Still hyped though!
The_Poet
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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30fps? pre-order cancelled
Liethe
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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Yep, this is sounding/looking fantastic.
Drake
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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It doesn't have to be exactly like a Souls game, but I would like the combat to be somewhat similar and I want very high difficulty. As long as those 2 boxes are checked, then I'll be happy.
Yonafunu
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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I just want to see gameplay.
Vashetti
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(06-10-2014, 02:18 PM)
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Is this Project Beast?
The_Monk
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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This is one of my most wanted game on the PS4 so far. Really interested in this. :)
Yoshichan
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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I will buy ANOTHER fucking PS4 for this.

I started off by being sceptical. The name... and the worry that you couldn't customize your gear.

Now I'm hyped like a motherfucker and this will be THE Demon's Souls of this gen!

)OISAHFSAHGFOAHGOAHGVPOIUDSHBOARSAOGFJSAGOAHDOÅGFHSAOÅGFHSAPOFHSAPOFHSAPOFH PSAOIHFSAOHFSAPOIHF
Karl Hawk
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)

Originally Posted by The Design Of Things

30fps? pre-order cancelled

Did you really expect they'd make it to 60 FPS?

Originally Posted by Vashetti

Is this Project Beast?

Yes.
Nasser
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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inject this into my veins!!!!
hwy_61
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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Looks very good. I'm actually excited for this game.
zeromcd73
(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Yonafunu

I just want to see gameplay.

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Blinck
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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So hyped for this...

I'm really excited that they went for a new world/universe. This whole Victorian werewolf era thing just looks so cool and dark. Just awesome design all around from what we could see in the trailer.

This coupled with the souls gameplay ( which this suggests it's going to be maintained ) makes this my most hyped game for 2015 easily..
bigbaldwolf86
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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Everything sounds good so far. I really want to see some high quality gameplay of this
EXPzero
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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can't wait to see it in action..
Jack cw
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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Fantastic. The character custumization was the thing I wanted to know! An even more intense battle system sounds great. Wonder if this will be even harder than Souls.
J3ffro
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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The small fence I had been perched on has been destroyed. I'm in.
Stone Ocean
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(06-10-2014, 02:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Vashetti

Is this Project Beast?

Yes
Dio
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(06-10-2014, 02:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Stefan™

Sad panda. :(

Still hyped though!

All Souls games are 30fps on console and perfectly playable. I wasn't really expecting this to be any different. 60 would be nicer, sure, but it would have been a big surprise.
Cetra
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(06-10-2014, 02:20 PM)
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Day One. I'd follow Miyazaki into the bowels of the darkest hell.
Asd202
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(06-10-2014, 02:20 PM)
Any news on who's the composer for the game?
duckroll
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(06-10-2014, 02:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by ttocs

I'm really interested in the last point you mentioned. They revolutionized online interactions with the co-op/invasion process. Really excited to see what else they can come up with.

Yeah I hope Miyazaki comes up with a new sort of online interaction. Demon's Souls introduced bloodstains, messaging, and summons/invasions. Dark Souls had all that and added on the Covenant system. Hopefully there's something refreshing here too. The marketing says the game is about "discovery of the unknown", so it'll be interesting to see how that plays into the actual game.
DryvBy
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(06-10-2014, 02:20 PM)
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This was the best new title I saw.
KaneU
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(06-10-2014, 02:20 PM)
Spring 2015 is much sooner than I expected!

Why didn't they show any gameplay footage if the game is that far along?
Gbraga
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(06-10-2014, 02:20 PM)
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"Targeting" 30fps? I'm not gonna complain cause it's not 60, but at least make it rock solid 30 D:
Mumford
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(06-10-2014, 02:21 PM)
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Bummed about 30 FPS. Other than that though, it sounds like a dream.
Valentinus
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(06-10-2014, 02:21 PM)
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- Character customization is confirmed
- There will be no map display in the game
- He wants combat to not just focus on action but also the strategic element
- The combat in the game is designed to feel like a life or death struggle
- There will be online elements of some sort, and it will involve players "discovering" together

Reluctant-Hero
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(06-10-2014, 02:21 PM)
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Hoping this game will finally pull me into the Souls fandom.
HeelPower
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(06-10-2014, 02:21 PM)
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This is seriously a dream come true...


I can't believe that a game this great has actually been worked on for a long time and ISN'T vaporware concept CG thrown around at E3.This won't be TLG or VersusXIII.

E3 completely redeemed.Thanks Sony, Miyazaki and Brohei Broshida.Its unbelievable almost.
darkwing
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(06-10-2014, 02:21 PM)
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directed by Miyazaki?

all over my face
Stone Ocean
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(06-10-2014, 02:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dio

All Souls games are 30fps on console and perfectly playable. I wasn't really expecting this to be any different. 60 would be nicer, sure, but it would have been a big surprise.

As long as it's stable 30fps I don't mind
Vashetti
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(06-10-2014, 02:21 PM)
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So why did Project Beast look quite fantastical and medieval-y? (Demon Souls, Skyrim-esque visuals, but super clean).

Bloodborne looked a lot more modern.
LiK
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(06-10-2014, 02:22 PM)
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My body is ready. 30fps? Dat cinematic feel.
Shengar
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(06-10-2014, 02:22 PM)
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Only targeting 30FPS at 1080p? I know that FromSoft isn't the best devs with technical expertise but that still quite a bummer. Anyway, who am I kidding? When will get another demon/beast hunter action RPG from the very director that have crafted the beautiful world of Demon's and Dark Souls?
Roboleon
(06-10-2014, 02:22 PM)
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I hate to be that guy, but: Why do From always insist on 30fps console versions? It's an action game ffs. From PLS!

Still getting it, and a PS4 to go along with it, but damn, I really expected them to go for 60fps on the new hardware
SLOSifl
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(06-10-2014, 02:22 PM)
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Honestly, if one of the bullet points was "* Gives you AIDS" I would still e hyped for this.
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SolsticeZero
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(06-10-2014, 02:22 PM)
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Dark Souls 2 left me with a bad taste in my mouth. I need Bloodborne to wash it down with! GIVE IT TO ME NOWWWWWW
velociraptor
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(06-10-2014, 02:22 PM)
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Oh man... 30FPS is a bummer. I seriously don't understand why they're targeting 30FPS. Just use the power of the console for maximum responsiveness and gameplay. I've never cared about graphics in Dark Soul games. Just give me something that looks reasonably good and I'll be happy. Ugh.

Will buy and play furiously regardless.
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(06-10-2014, 02:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by eXe

ALL OVER MY FACE!



I am there DAY 1!

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