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Ninja Theory register the IP BLEEDING EDGE.

zwiggelbig

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Ninja Theory, such a good aquisition for microsoft. I think they can create amazing Triple A games.
really excited to see if they are actually going for a bigger project this time even though hellblade was already great
 

NutJobJim

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Sounds like a melee focused game? Bleeding edge as in bleeding edge of sword? Xbox could do with a good exclusive character action game I think.
 
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So they've been working on this game since 2013?!?!?

This is the first i'm hearing about this game by them.
 
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Its probably just that Razer project the animatics for which have been floating around for awhile now.

It looked alright, but pretty generic and uninteresting from a character/narrative viewpoint. I suspect it won't be successful without a much stronger hook than just 4 player co-op. The name for example is a classical marketing misstep in that its entirely disconnected from anything that could be considered characterful, and thus gives the audience little to identify with/latch onto.
 
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Its probably just that Razer project the animatics for which have been floating around for awhile now.

It looked alright, but pretty generic and uninteresting from a character/narrative viewpoint. I suspect it won't be successful without a much stronger hook than just 4 player co-op. The name for example is a classical marketing misstep in that its entirely disconnected from anything that could be considered characterful, and thus gives the audience little to identify with/latch onto.
Probably someone is already preparing a wall of text on how Microsoft destroyed Ninja Theory.
 
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Wasn't this said to be a MP/Co op game with melee combat and what not? It would be a bummer because I really was hoping for a SP game by these people for Xbox.
 

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Didn't the rumors also say something about it being Arena based? Damn, when the info was posted a while ago about combat system etc I was really hoping for something like DmC. I'm afraid if it's only going to be set in smaller arena type levels it will get boring. But we barely have anything concrete to go on, let's wait.
 

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Finally sat down to play Hellblade and the presentation is next level. Looking forward to seeing what else this team can do
 

CurryPanda

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Real gamers have all the game platforms.
Only dirty gaming peasants would force themselves to miss great experiences by limiting their gaming options.
Depends on people's budgets, though. At the end of the day bills gotta be paid.
 
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Stafford

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99.99% confirmed....will have a sword of some sort.

Heavenly SWORD, HellBLADE, bleedingEDGE lol

Dear MS....(stay out of their way)

Likely a day 1 for me
I recall reading that the MS of today doesn't meddle in businesses of their studios, they let them do what they want. I'm sure a lot of people will complain again if this game turns out to be MP but we can't blame MS for it. The game has been in development long before MS acquired them.
 
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I recall reading that the MS of today doesn't meddle in businesses of their studios, they let them do what they want. I'm sure a lot of people will complain again if this game turns out to be MP but we can't blame MS for it. The game has been in development long before MS acquired them.
" if this game turns out to be MP but we can't blame MS for it." The game might have been in development for a long time, but adding of MP could have been MS or lootboxes, MTX etc. We don't factually know if MS will continue that or not. They do own NT so its not unlikely they've have them making IP that MS tells them to.
 
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Stafford

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" if this game turns out to be MP but we can't blame MS for it." The game might have been in development for a long time, but adding of MP could have been MS or lootboxes, MTX etc. We don't factually know if MS will continue that or not. They do own NT so its not unlikely they've have them making IP that MS tells them to.
I believe it was Klobrille that said the studios have much more creative freedom now and that they let them do what they want. I really hope that's true. I really hope NT can become their studio for SP releases that are like 10 hours or so. Apparently they are working on multiple projects too.
 
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" if this game turns out to be MP but we can't blame MS for it." The game might have been in development for a long time, but adding of MP could have been MS or lootboxes, MTX etc. We don't factually know if MS will continue that or not. They do own NT so its not unlikely they've have them making IP that MS tells them to.
Can you stop this nonsense. Most recent multiplayer games from Microsoft like Sea of Theives, State of Decay 2, Forza Horizon 4, Killer Instinct and Crackdown 3 have either none or almost non existent MTX.
The game was supposed to have co-op since the beginning.
 

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" if this game turns out to be MP but we can't blame MS for it." The game might have been in development for a long time, but adding of MP could have been MS or lootboxes, MTX etc. We don't factually know if MS will continue that or not. They do own NT so its not unlikely they've have them making IP that MS tells them to.
I thought they were moving away from micro transactions? I believe them when they said they were giving these studios creative freedom, I mean this game has been in development before they were purchased and saying “Microsoft probably told them to add etc etc” is conjecture.
 

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I wish Ninja Theory nothing but the best. With a bigger budget this could be their best fleshed out game yet. This was a great get for Microsoft.
Ninja Theory has had a big budget before with Heavenly Sword....I'm not sure all teams excel with a big budget, but I wish them the best and hope they continue to do their unique characters "twing twang" and continue to do things with their own twist and flavor....
 
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Unlikely. MS has made pretty clear that they are putting games on PC so the days of MS making XB exclusives is pretty much gone.
Xbox is not competing with PC. Average consumer will not even consider spending the time and money to build a dedicated living room PC. Even when given ready made steam machines they still rejected them. If a kid wants to play Bleeding Edge his mom is just gonna buy an Xbox. Game is not on PS4. That’s the exclusivity that matters. Just like SFV right?
 

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Ninja Theory has had a big budget before with Heavenly Sword....I'm not sure all teams excel with a big budget, but I wish them the best and hope they continue to do their unique characters "twing twang" and continue to do things with their own twist and flavor....
Yep, this is true but I can’t help but believe that they have grown quite substantially as a developer since that game.
Guess we’ll see something soon enough but good point.
 
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Stafford

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The combat in that clip looks really nice, but if it's all for a arena fighter, that would be a big shame. The clip clearly says co op, 4 player MP, nothing about solo play. As someone that highly prefers a SP game, it's disappointing to see that this will be their first Xbox exclusive.

This combat system in a SP game, with some great visuals too... that would have been so sweet. We'll see about this one if it's truly a arena based game, hope it won't get boring quickly.
 
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The combat in that clip looks really nice, but if it's all for a arena fighter, that would be a big shame. The clip clearly says co op, 4 player MP, nothing about solo play. As someone that highly prefers a SP game, it's disappointing to see that this will be their first Xbox exclusive.

This combat system in a SP game, with some great visuals too... that would have been so sweet. We'll see about this one if it's truly a arena based game, hope it won't get boring quickly.
That clip was posted 5 years ago.
 

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I thought they were moving away from micro transactions? I believe them when they said they were giving these studios creative freedom, I mean this game has been in development before they were purchased and saying “Microsoft probably told them to add etc etc” is conjecture.
Who knows. I'll believe it when I see it.