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Super Robot Wars Infinite Battle/Dark Prison

Post by angelwingzero » Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:27 pm

Two new OG SRW games announced for the PS3, Infinite Battle and Dark Prison: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywIYH0yLdkI

It looks like Infinite Battle is the disk game, an action game based on the ACE:R engine.
Dark Prison seems to be a side story to 2nd OG following Shu Shirakawa's story.

If you buy Infinite Battle, then you get a code to download Dark Prison, so it's a two-for-one deal.

So, excitement?
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Re: Super Robot Wars Infinite Battle/Dark Prison

Post by AmuroNT1 » Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:38 pm

From what we've seen, Infinite Battle looks like the SRW team trying to make their own version of the Gundam Vs. games...but using ACE's engine. Unfortunately, the trailer doesn't exactly inspire confidence. I've been burned by games that looked good but turned out mediocre lately, so even as a fan of the Vs. Series I'm gonna wait and see.
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Re: Super Robot Wars Infinite Battle/Dark Prison

Post by angelwingzero » Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:52 am

AmuroNT1 wrote:From what we've seen, Infinite Battle looks like the SRW team trying to make their own version of the Gundam Vs. games...but using ACE's engine. Unfortunately, the trailer doesn't exactly inspire confidence. I've been burned by games that looked good but turned out mediocre lately, so even as a fan of the Vs. Series I'm gonna wait and see.
Yeah, the animation in Infinite Battle doesn't look too good at this point. What I'm more excited about is Dark Prison. Nice new animations in the 2nd OG style, Shu, and the fact that it comes with Infinite Battle is really making me consider picking it up.
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Re: Super Robot Wars Infinite Battle/Dark Prison

Post by Shinji103 » Sun Sep 22, 2013 8:26 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbfDb3sj ... r_embedded

And that pretty much confirms Selene's story for when they get to the 3rd Alpha story.

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Post by AmuroNT1 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:35 am

http://youtu.be/IyPvzof17d4

Second trailer for Infinite Battle, which confirms the following characters/mecha:
-Valsione/Ryuune
-Grungust Kai/Irm
-Wild Falken/Seolla
-Sieguarlion/Leona
-Aussenseiter/Raetsel

People at TGS also reported seeing Katina's Gespenst Mk-II as a playable. Not sure if they mean her vanilla Gessie or the Mk-II M Type G she got in 2nd OGs, but probably the latter.

Also, I finally realized what it is that bugs me so much about the stages in this game - they're so sterile. I mean, the levels in Gundam Vs. will have environmental variances like hills, cliffs, buildings, etc; everything we've seen in IFB is just a big flat expanse. Hell, for that matter the backgrounds are utterly barren. No spaceships, colonies, explosions from a distant battle...no nothing. Even if it's just window dressing, it helps make things feel a little more alive.
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Post by angelwingzero » Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:58 am

It looks like Banpresto knows that this brawler's probably not going to be a winner which explains pairing it with Dark Prison.
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Post by balofo » Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:18 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI8X3g6ewjo

PV3!

-Neo Granzon, and that isn't even the Shukutai Hou!
-Distoion Brake attack from ROE
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-MP Gungrust 2, finally
-Unknown robot flying the water, must be for the last Team Hierba member: Noctour, probably the team leader
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10 bucks Gaen is only for the first stages or so then his useless Gadifal goes to Telius.

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Post by Raikoh » Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:24 am

As a guy who sees a majority of SRW games as a sort of "spectator sport," I gotta say that the animations look wonderful here. It's not even like Granzon needed its animations to be polished in OG 2nd, but they did it anyway! Not that I'm complaining.

On a related subject, I also noticed that Namco Bandai put up a new trailer for Infinite Battle.

It mostly is full of mainstays or newer popular characters who most people probably were expecting anyway, but I think this trailer in general is exponentially better than the previous ones. At least, I think it looks more flattering.
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Re: Super Robot Wars Infinite Battle/Dark Prison

Post by Shinji103 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:12 am

Redone animations for Granzon are awesomesauce. They're definitely making up for leaving the Granzon's animations the same in 2nd OG.

And who was it that said Infinite Battle would suck? :P That new trailer has guaranteed that I'm pre-ordering this. :D

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Post by AmuroNT1 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:00 am

I'm really not optimistic at all for IFB. After playing Extreme Vs for the last couple of years, this looks like nothing so much as a lazy, inferior clone. If anything the new trailer just frustrates me by showing a bunch of characters and mecha I like.

I already laid down $88 for ExVs Full Boost, so if I get IFB it won't be for a long time, after I've gotten to hear reviews.
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Post by GX9900-Gundam-X » Tue Nov 05, 2013 10:24 pm

They have Ryusei and Sanger in infinite battle I AM SOLD especially since the R-1 has not been in a fighter since Super Robot Spirits it will be nice to tear it up with Ryusei again! As for Dark Prison it looks shady (PUN TOTALLY INTENDED) Im hyped for it but as a side story I am hoping that if they debut J here they do it proper justice like Compact 3 in OGG but I think (Dear lord I hope) they are saving J's plot for OG3
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Post by Shinji103 » Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:37 am

Neo Granzon in all it's newly redone attack animation glory.

And I'm digging the Dark Prison remix too.

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Post by Raikoh » Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:49 pm

The animations and music can't be this awesome!
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Post by AmuroNT1 » Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:57 pm

Videos of the Morale Attacks in Infinite Battle:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8OQit9ne6g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8jzIl5Nmn0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rx6yQeDPrq0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uS1sz2cFaaM

Unfortunately, the reviews I've heard so far don't sound positive at all. I was considering getting this game when it hit Best Seller status, but I'm not even sure how likely that is.
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Post by Xenosynth » Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:22 pm

Ugh, the more of Infinite Battle I see, the more I go "It could have been a decent PS2 title."

Seeing the ugly arena textures followed by what seems to be bland visuals on the mecha just... I wish this title could have been so much more. Maybe Ex Vs spoiled me or something but seriously, this game looks dated, and it's an END of the PS3 lifetime game, you'd think Banpresto could pull something a bit better =/

Even the way they worked the attack effects + impacts just look... blah. The explosions and death animations look blah. The clunky looks make me wonder if the control scheme is just as clunky.

Is this at least a discount game, like Gundam Unicorn from From Software was? That game looked like it had a ton more work put into it but was only like 5000 yen for a starting price.

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Re: Super Robot Wars Infinite Battle/Dark Prison

Post by yazi88 » Wed Dec 11, 2013 8:24 pm

It looks like a uglier ACE R with even slower and clunky gameplay. Its like taking all the crappy elements of ACE R and multiply it.

Kind of looks like a rush job as well. You would think they could've have gotten the Gundam Vs development team or even the older capcom developers to make this game.

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Post by SCuDgundam » Thu Jan 02, 2014 4:11 pm

It would have been alright, y'know? It would have been halfway decent, if it had local multiplayer. I bought it under the assumption that it would have such a thing, on account of it being a ZOINKS fighting game.

But no, it doesn't, and thus it is now worth as much to me as a sack of crap.

Dark Prison is awesome though :mrgreen:

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Post by HDKirin » Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:06 pm

One day they'll make Super Robot Wars OG Extreme Vs...
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Post by Mu La Flaga » Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:59 am

HDKirin wrote:One day they'll make Super Robot Wars OG Extreme Vs...
It's a shame considering it's Namco-Bandai none of the VS series team could've helped out to improve this game....
Just saying.

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