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Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Character and Weapon Info

krYlon

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It still looks like something from a B-tier iOS game. I don't find the art style "unique" at all.

But it's IS so hopefully the actual gameplay is good. And from the videos I've seen, it does look fun.
 

CzarTim

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Got a 2DS for Christmas, and this is my most hyped game for it. Playing through FE:A right now and it's awesome!
 

rhandino

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You know what this game needs in order to sell? Waifus.
There is Tiger Lilly so maybe you could pair her up with Tom Sawyer or Lion...

Oh god no, the overkill they did in Awakening was not bad (The Pair Up system was excellent and the dialog was good, but oh dear, the fanbase. You could think that FE: Awakening was a Waifu Simulator
 

Tom_Cody

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Looks more like it's weapon based more then character based.

As for hype we really don't know much about the game other then the two trailers they put out. They haven't really talked about it. They've pushed Splatoon significantly more by comparison.
They've actually talked quite a bit about it at E3. And Gamexplain has done some good videos on it as well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnOX0bEZcRk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tV6dvcfadC0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayzMMpE2lTM
https://www.youtube.com/user/GameXplain/search?query=code+name
 
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Looks more like it's weapon based more then character based.

As for hype we really don't know much about the game other then the two trailers they put out. They haven't really talked about it. They've pushed Splatoon significantly more by comparison.
There was a preview event a couple months ago where press got to play it for an hour or something
http://youtu.be/tjivygva-yQ
 

BuckRobotron

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After digesting that this isn't the next AW/FE I'm now looking forward to this. The one gameplay trailer I watched looked polished and interesting. Nothing wrong with the art style, but I can understand that it might seem similar to the legions of cartoony mobile games (and their promos/ads) showing up everywhere on our phones, tablets, etc.
 

chaobreaker

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After digesting that this isn't the next AW/FE I'm now looking forward to this. The one gameplay trailer I watched looked polished and interesting. Nothing wrong with the art style, but I can understand that it might seem similar to the legions of cartoony mobile games (and their promos/ads) showing up everywhere on our phones, tablets, etc.
That is the worst way I ever seen anyone here describe the Jack Kirby homage artstyle they got going for this game.

This game will kick major ass, anime waifus or no anime waifus, and I will enjoy watching all of you unpatriotic fools eat crow.

IntSys has never failed me yet (Sticker Star doesn't count. Blame Shiggy for that one).
 

BuckRobotron

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That is the worst way I ever seen anyone here describe the Jack Kirby homage artstyle they got going for this game.

This game will kick major ass, anime waifus or no anime waifus, and I will enjoy watching all of you unpatriotic fools eat crow.

IntSys has never failed me yet (Sticker Star doesn't count. Blame Shiggy for that one).
LOL, my understanding (and it should be yours) is of a harsh reality in how I see some responses to it, not in how I actually feel about it. It seems a common refrain that it looks like a typical ios game or the like, which often equates to not "anime-like". Which is, of course, another form of unfortunate response given how anime has so many widely varied art styles.
 

semiconscious

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just watched this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywOHLhRryco

&, damn, but the horribly generic voice work is almost enough to completely turn me off to the whole game. which sucks, because i'd really been looking forward to it. so lazy/cheezy, & not in a 'so bad it's good' way, either. pretty awful. can't imagine listening to hours'n'hours of it...
 

K-A-Deman

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just watched this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywOHLhRryco

&, damn, but the horribly generic voice work is almost enough to completely turn me off to the whole game. which sucks, because i'd really been looking forward to it. so lazy/cheezy, & not in a 'so bad it's good' way, either. pretty awful. can't imagine listening to hours'n'hours of it...
I don't really like the FE voices, but I think the S.T.E.A.M characters are pretty spot on so far. Reminds me of XCom in a sense, but with more steam quips and less aliens (...weird).
 

semiconscious

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I don't really like the FE voices, but I think the S.T.E.A.M characters are pretty spot on so far. Reminds me of XCom in a sense, but with more steam quips and less aliens (...weird).
yeah, it's all subjective, i guess. i opted (as i always do) for the japanese dub in fire emblem, which was fine, & will likely be okay with s.t.e.a.m. if i can do the same...

but, really: do we need a wwf-style mc saying 'player's turn!' & 'enemy's turn!' through the whole friggin' game? does this add excitement, or tension, or something? or is it just unnecessary, voice-for-voice-sake over-kill? cuz something like this's gonna get really old for me really fast, no matter what language :) ...
 

mjc

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just watched this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywOHLhRryco

&, damn, but the horribly generic voice work is almost enough to completely turn me off to the whole game. which sucks, because i'd really been looking forward to it. so lazy/cheezy, & not in a 'so bad it's good' way, either. pretty awful. can't imagine listening to hours'n'hours of it...
I personally find the random quips of voice acting in Fire Emblem Awakening more annoying, so I always play it on mute. Don't let that bother you to the point where you don't play it.
 

Boss Doggie

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While I have no problem with the cover art of the game, the character art shows the artstyle at a much better light.
 

Grylvak

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I wasn't sure where to post this, but apparently there is a demo to be released for Code Name S.T.E.A.M. in the future. At the GameStop near me, an employee I know was handing out demo code cards. When I tried to enter one I was told that the distribution had not started yet. I hadn't heard of a demo announcement, and I couldn't find anything on GAF or Google.

Here are some pictures:

Both cards I got:
http://i.imgur.com/jZ52skn.jpg

The back of the Abraham Lincoln card (Note the code):
http://i.imgur.com/SEe6FDn.jpg

Screen with the code:
http://i.imgur.com/vablyrs.png

Error after attempting to redeem code:
http://i.imgur.com/LyAsWP7.png
 

Tom_Cody

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Very cool. I will have to stop in at a GameStop this weekend. I wish I had known about this earlier today so I could have gone on my way home from work.
 

Vitacat

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The artstyle is awful.
Plus I rather have another fire emblem than this.
Yeah, well you're getting another FE, so relax.

What we REALLY need is a gd Advance Wars for 3DS. I know I'm never gonna get the F-Zero I want on this system, but at least give me one damn AW.
 

Game Rogue

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I wasn't sure where to post this, but apparently there is a demo to be released for Code Name S.T.E.A.M. in the future. At the GameStop near me, an employee I know was handing out demo code cards. When I tried to enter one I was told that the distribution had not started yet. I hadn't heard of a demo announcement, and I couldn't find anything on GAF or Google.

Here are some pictures:

Both cards I got:
http://i.imgur.com/jZ52skn.jpg

The back of the Abraham Lincoln card (Note the code):
http://i.imgur.com/SEe6FDn.jpg

Screen with the code:
http://i.imgur.com/vablyrs.png

Error after attempting to redeem code:
http://i.imgur.com/LyAsWP7.png
I got the Lion card, but have not tried entering the code yet.