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#1 CouRageouS  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 04:56 PM

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Official Site
http://www.mmv.co.jp...i/nomoreheroes/
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Coming to Japan in December, Ubisoft bringing it to the US February 2008

http://wii.ign.com/a...1/821117p1.html

No More Heroes is developed by Grasshopper Manufacture and directed by Suda 51, who also helmed the critically acclaimed GameCube adventure title Killer 7. The brutal endeavor pits players as Travis Touchdown, a hardcore anime fan living in the fictional town of Santa Destroy, who takes it upon himself to murder the world's top assassins so that he can be number one. To accomplish this task, Touchdown must battle 10 "bloodthirsty killers -- all with deep stories of their own"


Wiki : http://en.wikipedia..../No_More_Heroes
IGN Page : http://wii.ign.com/o...827/827358.html
1up Preview : http://www.1up.com/d...age?cId=3160507
Famitsu Screens : http://www.famitsu.c...,73726,0,0.html

Trailers / Clips
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aagkw88abhU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDSot5r1TzM

http://www.gametrail...ayer/27695.html
http://wiimovies.ign..._Lg_flvhigh.flv

Featured Music
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XL2od1AF_Cs

NOM NOM NOM (Playboy spoof)
http://media.mmv.co.....blog/sp01.html

#2 botticus   GHM4Life CAGiversary!   16509 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:07 PM

I will buy this game.

Oh, and they may include on-bike fighting.

#3 Supercake   Mighty Pirate CAGiversary!   692 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:12 PM

This game is honestly the only reason why I have a Wii. I hope this announcement is worth the wait.
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#4 CouRageouS  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:15 PM

Yea I have a feeling its going to feel like Zelda in terms of how the game controls, so cruising around on his bike swinging his sword seems only natural.

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:17 PM

After watching those two trailers can I get a fucking yes. Anime like fights where you play as a guy with a lightsaber. Oh fucking yes. Now I can't wait for this game.

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#6 sonderiaom   Starry Knight CAGiversary!   1818 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:17 PM

I love the game and have been waiting for it ever since it was hinted at; however, I do dislike countdowns very much.
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#7 Scrubking   Feels the Force CAGiversary!   4804 Posts   Joined 14.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:20 PM

It looks interesting minus the lightsaber ripoff.

And I'm not one to complain about graphics, but I just can't get into that style or whatever it is they are going for. For example all those guys on the beach were blacked out because the shadow is too heavy on one side while the highlights are almost whiteout. At least make the game so it doesn't hurt my eyes when I look at it.

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#8 botticus   GHM4Life CAGiversary!   16509 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:30 PM

It looks interesting minus the lightsaber ripoff.

And I'm not one to complain about graphics, but I just can't get into that style or whatever it is they are going for. For example all those guys on the beach were blacked out because the shadow is too heavy on one side while the highlights are almost whiteout. At least make the game so it doesn't hurt my eyes when I look at it.

Its actually not a ripoff... it is a lightsaber.

Johnny is also a Star Wars freak, and happens to purchase a lightsaber on an Internet auction. After that, he starts to make his living as an assassin using this lightsaber.



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Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:50 PM

Fuck yes Fuck yes a million times Fuck yes!

#10 RelentlessRolento   Conversation Comedy CAGiversary!   29351 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 06:02 PM

Suda 51 is my biggest role model ATM, so anything he does or says... i'm his bitch.

Definitely the first original Wii title to not be gimmicky.

#11 rabbitt   A Symphony of Horror CAGiversary!   7409 Posts   Joined 13.3 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 06:35 PM

If it's anything like Killer 7, I'm on board. Hope the characters are just as bizarre.

#12 Scrubking   Feels the Force CAGiversary!   4804 Posts   Joined 14.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 07:10 PM

Its actually not a ripoff... it is a lightsaber.


A lightsaber that's not in a SW game? These guys better expect a call from George's lawyers. lol

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#13 botticus   GHM4Life CAGiversary!   16509 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 07:27 PM

A lightsaber that's not in a SW game? These guys better expect a call from George's lawyers. lol

Yeah, I recall some way they were modifying it to keep the spirit of the idea but avoid the legal conflict, but I can't find it.

#14 evilmax17   Yardsaling CAG CAGiversary!   7480 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 07:32 PM

I dunno. I really want this game to be good, but I just can't see it getting above a 7.0 from any major reviewer. There's just something about the gameplay that looks unpolished and generic.

The style is spot-on though.
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#15 rabbitt   A Symphony of Horror CAGiversary!   7409 Posts   Joined 13.3 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 09:05 PM

I dunno. I really want this game to be good, but I just can't see it getting above a 7.0 from any major reviewer. There's just something about the gameplay that looks unpolished and generic.

The style is spot-on though.


Well, I guess it's up to what you like. If you really care about what reviewers say, Killer 7 got a 77% and 70% for the GC and PS2:

http://www.gameranki.../itemsearch.asp

Not sure if you've played/enjoyed it, though.

#16 CosmosTheMouse   The Ace Of Spades CAGiversary!   904 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 09:10 PM

I dunno. I really want this game to be good, but I just can't see it getting above a 7.0 from any major reviewer. There's just something about the gameplay that looks unpolished and generic.

The style is spot-on though.



Exactly what i've been thinking.
I hope i'm wrong, but I have a feeling this will be Wii's own "God Hand".

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#17 Lan_Zer0   Heaven or Hell CAGiversary!   1103 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 09:27 PM

God Hand is a great game. I would love a sweet beat-em-up for Wii.
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#18 maigoyume   The Lost Dreamer CAGiversary!   6945 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2007 - 09:46 PM

oh snap, this is THE game for the Wii, now we just gotta wait for the localization :drool:

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#19 RelentlessRolento   Conversation Comedy CAGiversary!   29351 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 04:18 AM

3 or 2 days >_< it's killing me!

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 04:26 AM

Knowing the level of Rolento's devotion to this game, and given the countdown's near-finality, I almost want to take a bet on whether or not he'll still be psyched about the game when more information is revealed.


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#21 CouRageouS  

Posted 19 June 2007 - 04:32 AM

3 or 2 days >_< it's killing me!

I checked the site and it said 4 days? Is it going faster for you!?

#22 road3283   Mr. Irrelevant CAGiversary!   494 Posts   Joined 13.1 Years Ago  

Posted 19 June 2007 - 04:36 AM

Pulling for this one to turn out well; looks really cool.

Hopefully, it's successful and encourages other companies to put out new, original Wii games too.

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 04:36 AM

I checked the site and it said 4 days? Is it going faster for you!?

The site goes by the clock on your computer. I wonder if Rolento has his computer clock set correctly.

#24 RelentlessRolento   Conversation Comedy CAGiversary!   29351 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 04:54 AM

I live in florida, so if you're in the west, it's probably 4.

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 06:12 AM

The site will open in 2 days and 9 hours from this post if the plan is for Friday right at 12 AM (as in Thursday Night) Japan time.

#26 ratzombie   aka yunkie CAGiversary!   12862 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 19 June 2007 - 07:47 AM

It seems like I've been waiting for this game forever. What's a few more days for more information?

#27 RelentlessRolento   Conversation Comedy CAGiversary!   29351 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 07:49 AM

It seems like I've been waiting for this game forever. What's a few more days for more information?



The real reason why they have the countdown is so that Suda 51 can stand in front of the server for 183 hours straight, just so some of his "coolness" gets absorbed by the website.

#28 Scrubking   Feels the Force CAGiversary!   4804 Posts   Joined 14.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 10:44 PM

So is this game going to get an AO too? Last I heard it was supposed to be more violent than manhunt.

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 10:55 PM

That's what Suda said himself. Though like on the Manhunt thread, they are talking about Nintendo's policy and AO games. So, who knows, more than likely then they will have to change a few things, which really blows seeing as how they seem to have gotten the motions on the wiimote done right and didn't feel tacked on (at least from that one review).

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#30 MarioColbert   nerd rage off the charts CAGiversary!   1148 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 11:01 PM

"Cartoon" violence isn't the same as "Graphic Violence." The rating boards do recognize the difference between the two, and are more likely to let this one through. Especially since Manhunt is their obvious scapegoat this time around.