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Old 09-17-2014, 08:13 PM
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This officially warrants its own thread. Know why?





Because they brought back Garula. Consider the franchise saved.
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:19 PM
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I gather that Tetsuya Nomura is off the project?

(is this going to make a tremendous difference after so long in development hell?)
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:20 PM
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Please, please, please have a cohesive story.
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:31 PM
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You're adorable.
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:35 PM
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Please please please pay an editor.
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:53 PM
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Honestly, the story present in the trailer already makes more sense than any or all of XIII. I'm willing to give them the benefit of the doubt for this because of that and since the combat looks like something I'd enjoy a lot.

It really looks like a shame that they put this on the backburner for so long in favor of pretending everyone loves Lightning.
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Old 09-17-2014, 09:22 PM
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So, drive around the countryside and, like, do whatever? Fighting? Also, the camera can't even keep track of the enemies even in the trailer. What the hell is the final game gonna be like? The more they show of this game, the less and less I want it.
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Old 09-17-2014, 09:45 PM
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See, now this I think is "adorable." I doubt the more = more philosophy is something so easily aborted, but we could very well be on the cusp of a game minus an overabundance of proprietary story-based terminology and resulting incomprehensibility.
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Old 09-17-2014, 10:37 PM
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Any additional news out of TGS? The more I think about it, I can see this game being a kind of game where the car isn't driveable, and is just kind of the intermediate between zones/missions.
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Old 09-18-2014, 02:51 AM
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Old 09-18-2014, 04:01 AM
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Please, please, please have deities with names less silly than Bunnyverzhei.

I think we have our thread title?
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:23 PM
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So... It's a road trip to get the Prince to a date with Samus?
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:19 PM
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:42 AM
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Michelle's reaction: "looks pretty. I wish there were girls.'
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Old 09-19-2014, 10:36 AM
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Michelle's reaction: "looks pretty. I wish there were girls.'
The sausage party is a bit disappointing to me too, although after the lady-centric FFXIII trilogy I'm more okay with it.
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Old 09-19-2014, 12:08 PM
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The whole video just looks so stilted and joyless. It's like no one at Square has ever met another human being before.
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Old 09-19-2014, 01:32 PM
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The whole video just looks so stilted and joyless. It's like no one at Square has ever met another human being before.
I don't know if it's the writing or that we aren't shown anything about these characters, but the trailer left me kind of cold. Already we're running into weird jargon like "Astral Shards", and the combat shown seems to point to a large majority of the game being random fights with wildlife, and I was hoping JRPG's would get away from that at this point.

The idea of driving around the world in a car as your main mode of transport in a JRPG is wonderful, though. Hopefully, instead of getting an airship replacement halfway through the game the car just gets a new engine made of crystals of moogle wings and it starts to fly.
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Old 09-19-2014, 01:39 PM
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It's a bunch of bros in suits and hair gel tooling around in a classic car and fighting monsters with teleporting grapple-swords. That's like the opposite of joyless.


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The idea of driving around the world in a car as your main mode of transport in a JRPG is wonderful, though. Hopefully, instead of getting an airship replacement halfway through the game the car just gets a new engine made of crystals of moogle wings and it starts to fly.
Now I'm picturing these guys high-fiving and broing out as their car gets surrounded by magic sparkles and takes off into the night sky like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Fingers crossed.
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Old 09-19-2014, 03:13 PM
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the combat shown seems to point to a large majority of the game being random fights with wildlife, and I was hoping JRPG's would get away from that at this point.
? ? ? ?

The trailer shows a good amount of "killing faceless soldiers," which is a much more troubling trend than "random fights with wildlife." JRPGs are combat-centric by nature, so I really don't understand what you were hoping for here. Random fights with something other than wildlife?

I don't mean this to come off as hostile or condescending. I'm just honestly perplexed by this opinion.
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It WAS a spinoff originally. Bro road trip it is.
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Old 09-22-2014, 07:18 AM
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Considering how the director handled the 3rd birthday; I'm glad~
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Old 09-22-2014, 07:43 AM
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I'll just pretend the blond with the guns is a girl.

I'm a bit worried that the story will end up as a super basic "save the girl!" thing based on the trailers, but maybe what FF needs is an uncomplicated story, even if it is tropey as hell.
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They've alluded to the fact that Stella and Noctis share the same abilities granted to them by Etro and that they will be forced into conflict during the story, so I think it's not going to be quite that simple.
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I'm a bit worried that the story will end up as a super basic "save the girl!" thing based on the trailers, but maybe what FF needs is an uncomplicated story, even if it is tropey as hell.
I'll take that over whatever XIII had any day.

Though the sausage-fest in the main party is certainly disappointing. I'm hoping the women in the cast at least have some agency in things.
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Old 09-22-2014, 08:07 AM
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Though the sausage-fest in the main party is certainly disappointing. I'm hoping the "airship upgrade" is actually trading the convertible for an RV so that there's a bigger, FFVI-style party with a balanced cast by the end of the second act.
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If we don't the internet will.
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I think they will anyway.
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dear mods please modify thread title:

ON THE BRO'D: Final Fantasy XV
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Old 09-22-2014, 02:18 PM
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I can't say why, exactly, but my first thought was The Hangover: Final Fantasy.
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