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#4951 tylerh1701

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:01 AM

Does it matter that it's an adventure game? I use inverted camera controls for just about any game that has the option. I really know nothing at all about the game, I just know that camera issues have ruined more than a few games for me (Blue Dragon and Beyond Good & Evil off the top of my head).


Agreed, BH&E HD's camera is absolutely atrocious!

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:07 AM

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:08 AM

Sounds like they released broken game, similar to Hydrophobia and devs will fix it later? Fuck them.

3 minutes demo was horrible + the game got some ''bad-ass'' meta score 46.

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For the same price you can buy Trials Evo, which is one of the best 360 titles...


Bloodforge is not broken. They just tried something with the camera that a lot of people ended up not liking. Are you suggesting they'd be better off not listening to user feedback and patching it?

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:09 AM

Wow, that it is quite a bit different. Assuming that the settings weren't adjusted on the game, console, or monitor anyways. I was already happy with the cheaper price through PSN but if this is true, there really is no reason to go with XBL if you have both options. Maybe T.Tales is a major SONY stock holder...;)

As for inverting controls, in the rare case they are inverted and can't be changed I'll pass,
but that never really happens so I'm usually ok.

It's the exact same TV playing the exact same game at the same time, so there's no difference on my end besides the XBLA version actually being at max brightness on the in-game settings from my first playthrough. This is the XBLA version that's the problem.

Edit: I don't know why people are talking about The Walking Dead's camera, as you have no real direct control of the camera. The right stick just moves the cursor around the screen to highlight objects that you can interact with.


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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:21 AM

It's sad to hear the news on Awesomenauts, been waiting a long time to play it. Does anyone still think the game will be released on Wednesday?

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:21 AM

Bloodforge is not broken. They just tried something with the camera that a lot of people ended up not liking. Are you suggesting they'd be better off not listening to user feedback and patching it?


I'm suggesting people to look for other games instead. Tons of better stuff on xbla, that you don't need to wait xx months to be fixed. :)

Even with the patching camera problems, this game still have unsatisfying combat and your character feels like a paper. Meh.

edit: According to x360a, Bloodforge has few unobtainable achievements. Broken game in all fronts.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:25 AM

It's the exact same TV playing the exact same game at the same time, so there's no difference on my end besides the XBLA version actually being at max brightness on the in-game settings from my first playthrough. This is the XBLA version that's the problem.

Edit: I don't know why people are talking about The Walking Dead's camera, as you have no real direct control of the camera. The right stick just moves the cursor around the screen to highlight objects that you can interact with.

Even with the brightness settings maxed out huh? A good part of that first episode took place in dark environments too. It would be frustrating to not be able to click on something in an adventure game simply because you couldn't see it. This strengthens my belief that T.Tales owns stock in SONY!:lol:

Although I don't share the sentiments of those that prefer inverted controls I understand them. I SUCK when using inverted controls in any game, especially in flight simulation scenarios. My brain just can't accept that up is down and down is up in an inverted scheme.
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#4958 FriskyTanuki

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:35 AM

Even with the brightness settings maxed out huh? A good part of that first episode took place in dark environments too. It would be frustrating to not be able to click on something in an adventure game simply because you couldn't see it. This strengthens my belief that T.Tales owns stock in SONY!:lol:

Although I don't share the sentiments of those that prefer inverted controls I understand them. I SUCK when using inverted controls in any game, especially in flight simulation scenarios. My brain just can't accept that up is down and down is up in an inverted scheme.

You can click on them, but some things will be too dark to see what you're looking at.


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Posted 30 April 2012 - 05:57 AM

You can click on them, but some things will be too dark to see what you're looking at.


My TV is super dark and I can't change the setting so thanks for the warning!
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:14 AM

Agreed, BH&E HD's camera is absolutely atrocious!


It wasn't really that bad. It did not adversely impact my enjoyment of the game one iota.....now the damn shufflepuck game is a different story. :cry:

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:21 AM

It's almost pitch black in the night/forest scenes even with the brightness turned all the way up, which is a huge problem that ruins the atmosphere of the game. I didn't have any issues with the PS3 version, so this is only an issue with the XBLA version.


Weird. All I can say is I had no troubles with the 360 version at all. (I got a plasma, which is more capable of dark levels than LED/LCD... Not sure if that would help or hurt in this case..)

Did you adjust the brightness levels on your TV or inside the game? (Not that it matters in the long run since you've already gotten it.)

Edit: Oops. Missed your last post. (sorry for the above suggestions.)

But this is the first I'm hearing about a brightness problem. Is it affecting other people?


Honestly, no one has complained about it on the Tell Tale's forum so it seems to be very isolated if you ask me...

If you're fine with playing them on the PS3, that version is perfectly fine and you can save $5 with the season sub.


Only if you buy points at cost... I was actually able to save money by buying it on the 360... :D

Anyhow, I just got done playing it and thought the game was really well done... Though people looking for a Zombie game in the likes of L4D then they should go play L4D.

#4962 FriskyTanuki

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:25 AM

Weird. All I can say is I had no troubles with the 360 version at all. (I got a plasma, which is more capable of dark levels than LED/LCD... Not sure if that would help or hurt in this case..)

Did you adjust the brightness levels on your TV or inside the game? (Not that it matters in the long run since you've already gotten it.)

As I said earlier, the XBLA pictures are with the in-game brightness settings at max, which didn't really look any different than it did before. Since the PSN version looks much better on the same TV, it's not an issue with my TV or else I would've seen it on both versions.


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#4963 Chrono Gear

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:30 AM

Thanks eastx for the tips, I made an HK account and bought some points. I don't see any DLC for Bullet Soul though. Perhaps they pulled it? Going to wait on the 6th card I need to buy that until I figure out where it is on the marketplace (if it exists).

#4964 eastx

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:32 AM

Thanks eastx for the tips, I made an HK account and bought some points. I don't see any DLC for Bullet Soul though. Perhaps they pulled it? Going to wait on the 6th card I need to buy that until I figure out where it is on the marketplace (if it exists).


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#4965 INMATEofARKHAM

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:39 AM

As I said earlier, the XBLA pictures are with the in-game brightness settings at max, which didn't really look any different than it did before. Since the PSN version looks much better on the same TV, it's not an issue with my TV or else I would've seen it on both versions.


Not necessarily but it doesn't much matter. :)

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:54 AM

You're welcome. :) Did you look for the DLC while signed in to your HK account? You definitely won't see it from a US account. If all else fails, try using a Japanese account, which definitely works.


Hah, It says Virtual On Force is not available from your current location. Gues I'm out that $20. At least Bullet Soul worked. I was afraid this might get screwed up somehow. Weird that it let me buy the DLCs but not the game itself. :(

Unless I can look at Japan's website from an HK account I think I'm SoL.

Edit: Just looked at the Japan website and VOF isn't even listed. Confused much.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 07:37 AM

Hah, It says Virtual On Force is not available from your current location. Gues I'm out that $20. At least Bullet Soul worked. I was afraid this might get screwed up somehow. Weird that it let me buy the DLCs but not the game itself. :(

Unless I can look at Japan's website from an HK account I think I'm SoL.

Edit: Just looked at the Japan website and VOF isn't even listed. Confused much.


You're viewing this link: http://marketplace.x...15-d8025345084c

from your HK account? When you sign in on the console with that account, everything appears in Taiwanese, right? Did you try purchasing the game from both your console and PC?

In the Japanese Marketplace, I think Virtual On Force is called Cyber Troopers Virtual On Force.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 08:05 AM

Frisky's TV is a Sony Fanboy. I distinctly remember that daytime forest scene being nice & sunny and bright when I played it on the 360

On a related note: after my ps+ expires do i lose my free games?

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 08:47 AM

Is there any truth to being able to use paypal to purchase GoD from different regions? Anyone try that?

Also, using my Taiwan account I see Bullet Soul as 2000 msp and VO: Force as 1680 msp. Is the HK price different?

Edit: Ok, made a HK account and prices were different. But it tells me I am unable to purchase the Bullet Soul DLC (which only seems to appear in the Japanese marketplace).

Edit 2: After trying for a while, I cannot get the purchase to go through using paypal. I don't even really want the games that bad, was just curious if it would work.

Chrono - try this:

http://ns2.x360a.org...d.php?p=5028318

Edited by gunstar808, 30 April 2012 - 11:03 AM.


#4970 star65

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 10:04 AM

was just looking at my japan account and there is this spring sale thing on the dash. it says 4/26 - 5/30.
both dead island dlc items are 50% off which makes them 400 and 560 msp.
that is all that is listed. dont know if it will update over coming weeks or not.

also dont know if dlc bought on a japan account would work on a different region gamertag or game.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 11:27 AM

Meh, finally picked up NBA Jam. Loved the game on genesis, had 710 points, I figured it was worth picking up on sale.


Just wanted to put this back out there since there's one day left on it.

NBA Jam: OFE is a really great game. I purchased it at full price some months ago and still play it regularly, it's easily the best Jam game that's ever been released, and IMO the best sports game on the Arcade. They even update the rosters regularly (so that guys like Jeremy Lin who weren't originally available get put into the game).

Get it. You won't regret it. Even if you don't play multiplayer (which I don't) you'll get just gobs of hours of gameplay out of it.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 11:37 AM

As I said earlier, the XBLA pictures are with the in-game brightness settings at max, which didn't really look any different than it did before. Since the PSN version looks much better on the same TV, it's not an issue with my TV or else I would've seen it on both versions.


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Posted 30 April 2012 - 12:24 PM

It's your TV.


It could be something to do with the cabling, perhaps? If it were me I would try swapping the PS3's hdmi cable with the Xbox 360's and see what the results are. Maybe the the Xbox's hdmi cable or port it's plugged into in the TV is having problems? Or it could be that the channel (ie - hdmi 1, 2, 3, etc) that the PS3 uses is configured differently than the one the Xbox 360 uses. Either way, if you use the cabling you use for the PS3 and swap it to your Xbox 360 (not moving the port the cable is plugged into on the TV, just moving the other end from the PS3 to the Xbox 360) it would go a long way to ruling a TV or cable problem out.

The next thing after that would be looking into what you Xbox video settings are (under Settings in the Xbox dashboard).

Anyway, not saying it's the TV or not the TV, just some general troubleshooting tips.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:42 PM

You're viewing this link: http://marketplace.x...15-d8025345084c

from your HK account? When you sign in on the console with that account, everything appears in Taiwanese, right? Did you try purchasing the game from both your console and PC?

In the Japanese Marketplace, I think Virtual On Force is called Cyber Troopers Virtual On Force.


Yea I tried from that link and from my xbox. Still won't let me purchase it. The text seems to be mostly Taiwanese. I've tried from the xbox.com/zh-HK site as well and nothing. :(

Is there any truth to being able to use paypal to purchase GoD from different regions? Anyone try that?

Also, using my Taiwan account I see Bullet Soul as 2000 msp and VO: Force as 1680 msp. Is the HK price different?

Edit: Ok, made a HK account and prices were different. But it tells me I am unable to purchase the Bullet Soul DLC (which only seems to appear in the Japanese marketplace).

Edit 2: After trying for a while, I cannot get the purchase to go through using paypal. I don't even really want the games that bad, was just curious if it would work.

Chrono - try this:

http://ns2.x360a.org...d.php?p=5028318


Tried that as well with no luck. I found Bullet Soul in the Japanese market and it looks like you are right it's there but not in the HK one. Bummer.

Found Virutal On in the Japanese marketplace. There doesn't appear to be a download link for the game itself, just the DLC. Perhaps they pulled it? That might explain why I can't download it from the HK marketplace as well?

Edited by Chrono Gear, 30 April 2012 - 02:11 PM.


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Posted 30 April 2012 - 02:48 PM

All Games from the Family Game Night dropped to 400..maybe finally permanent price cut on these? (Still not possible for me to finish this, because of Scrabble *sigh*)

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:35 PM

All Games from the Family Game Night dropped to 400..maybe finally permanent price cut on these? (Still not possible for me to finish this, because of Scrabble *sigh*)


I hope that's not this weeks sale !! :cold:

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:38 PM

It could be something to do with the cabling, perhaps? If it were me I would try swapping the PS3's hdmi cable with the Xbox 360's and see what the results are. Maybe the the Xbox's hdmi cable or port it's plugged into in the TV is having problems? Or it could be that the channel (ie - hdmi 1, 2, 3, etc) that the PS3 uses is configured differently than the one the Xbox 360 uses. Either way, if you use the cabling you use for the PS3 and swap it to your Xbox 360 (not moving the port the cable is plugged into on the TV, just moving the other end from the PS3 to the Xbox 360) it would go a long way to ruling a TV or cable problem out.

The next thing after that would be looking into what you Xbox video settings are (under Settings in the Xbox dashboard).

Anyway, not saying it's the TV or not the TV, just some general troubleshooting tips.



This is just what I was going to also recommend. Often newer TVs allow for different configurations for each input. I would check out the input that your ps3 uses, and compare the picture settings once you flip the tv over to the input you use for your 360. And just like Alien spider did, you could unplug your HDMI cable from your ps3 and then plug it into your 360 for comparison. It really does sound like it settings somewhere that may be different. Hope you are able to get it figured out Frisky.

#4978 FriskyTanuki

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:43 PM

It's your TV.

It could be something to do with the cabling, perhaps? If it were me I would try swapping the PS3's hdmi cable with the Xbox 360's and see what the results are. Maybe the the Xbox's hdmi cable or port it's plugged into in the TV is having problems? Or it could be that the channel (ie - hdmi 1, 2, 3, etc) that the PS3 uses is configured differently than the one the Xbox 360 uses. Either way, if you use the cabling you use for the PS3 and swap it to your Xbox 360 (not moving the port the cable is plugged into on the TV, just moving the other end from the PS3 to the Xbox 360) it would go a long way to ruling a TV or cable problem out.

The next thing after that would be looking into what you Xbox video settings are (under Settings in the Xbox dashboard).

Anyway, not saying it's the TV or not the TV, just some general troubleshooting tips.

So you guys can't handle that one game is bad and want me to try all of these other things to prove that it's not the game? They're both the same Monoprice HDMI cables that has worked perfectly fine for every other Xbox 360 game I've played with them. I guess the Xbox 360 HDMI cable has an anti-The Walking Dead feature.

Just to add to that, the driving scene looks pretty much the same on both, but the XBLA turns into that dark third picture I posted once those cutscenes are over. It's a bug that happens right around there that breaks the game.

Edit: I humored you guys and switched the HDMI cables. It's exactly the same as before, which isn't surprising since they're good HDMI cables that continue work well. I switched HDMI ports and it was still the same. Please continue giving me suggestions so I can prove to you that it's the game and not the TV, the cables, the system, or the person that is the issue.

Frisky's TV is a Sony Fanboy. I distinctly remember that daytime forest scene being nice & sunny and bright when I played it on the 360

Yeah, I sabotaged my copy of the XBLA version to make the PSN version look better.

My TV is super dark and I can't change the setting so thanks for the warning!

There's no guarantee, so just try out the demo to see if it's the same for you.

Edited by FriskyTanuki, 30 April 2012 - 04:02 PM.


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#4979 tylerh1701

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:49 PM

All Games from the Family Game Night dropped to 400..maybe finally permanent price cut on these? (Still not possible for me to finish this, because of Scrabble *sigh*)


I hope that's not this weeks sale !! :cold:


It's not labeled as Gold Exclusive, so I don't think these are sales or DotW, and are probably just price drops. Hopefully they are, like Antarael said, FINALLY! These games were begging to be dropped in price, they've been on sale enough (plus 400 points is where they should have been priced to begin with).

Also, I believe that the servers are being pulled on these games very soon, which may also help to explain why their prices are being dropped.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:52 PM

I had absolutely no darkness issues with The Walking Dead on 360
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