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Shadows of the DAMNED- Hot girlfriends... FROM HELL. Suda X Mikami X Yamaoka

AntihippyAntihippy Registered User regular
edited July 2011 in Games and Technology
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaaCCO7pPYQ

Shadows of the DAMNED is a new game directed by Suda 51 and produced Shinji Mikami, as well as music from Akira Yamaoka.

Expect alot of craziness, lovable jank, and totally fucking rad music.

So far the plot looks to be following the story of Garcia Hotspur, hunter of demons, saving his girlfriend from hell. There's a British flaming skull called Johnson, who turns into weapons such as the "Boner".

Eurogamer GDC preview.
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-03-08-shadows-of-the-damned-hands-on

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  • -SPI--SPI- Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    They had my money at Suda 51/Shinji Mikami.

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  • SkutSkutSkutSkut Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    It's like some horrortastic blend of RE4, DMC and The Suffering rolled into a delicious horror meatball.

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  • TurkeyTurkey TampaRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    They had me at Garcia Hotspur.

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  • AntihippyAntihippy Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I dunno, looks really janky to me now, but what's suda without a little bit of jank?

    Will wait and see.

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  • XagarathXagarath Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    This is probably going to be amazing.

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  • -SPI--SPI- Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Antihippy wrote: »
    I dunno, looks really janky to me now, but what's suda without a little bit of jank?

    Will wait and see.

    It kind of looks to me the same surface level jank as in God Hand or a Suda game. Where it all makes sense and is awesome once you get into the game a little.

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  • Linespider5Linespider5 I would've done the same to you, friend Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Kinda looks like No More Heroes meets Dylan Dog.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dylan_Dog

    Spectral vending machines? Extra big monsters? I'm most curious just because, well, the last time Suda and Mikami worked together, we got killer7. So, really, anything could happen.

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  • Rex DartRex Dart Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Just like Vanquish, this game immediately appeals to me because of the names associated with it. Actually, much more so than Vanquish.

    Shinji Mikami is promising. Akira Yamaoka guarantees godly music. And Suda-fucking-51.

    But damn, the setting and graphics look generic right now. I want to get really hyped for it, but right now all I'm thinking is that they'll probably find a way to make up for the game's initial shortcomings. I hate that so many new games seem to be handicapping themselves right from the start.

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  • Linespider5Linespider5 I would've done the same to you, friend Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Well, I've noticed, with Suda's games anyway, the initial release trailers tend to have little to do with the end product. Even WITH gameplay footage, I suspect when '11 comes around there will be several tweaks to things. For now, I'm happy with an undisclosed european city, where damned things lurk and must be slain by Mr. Hotspur.

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  • cloudeaglecloudeagle Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    They had me on insisting they capitalize DAMNED.

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Turkey wrote: »
    They had me at Garcia Hotspur.

    Pretty much!

    Also fuck they got the sound design guy from Silent Hill

    This game is loaded with talent/crazy

    Can't wait to play this madness

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  • Guitar Hero Of TimeGuitar Hero Of Time Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    So they took Dr. Raven Darktalon Blood and made a real game out of it?

    Because that's what this makes me think of. He even has a little flaming skull sidekick?

    Could be awesome.

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  • JJJJ Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I was kinda hoping for something a bit more genre defying. The more I watch the trailer the less disappointed I am, but hopefully there's more to it than RE4 with more style and demons.

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  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent Chantry of NightmaresRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    OP neglects to mention
    Music by AKIRA YAMAOKA


    This is going to be everything RE5 should've been.

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  • Linespider5Linespider5 I would've done the same to you, friend Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Watching the trailer again. That wasn't just a spectral vending machine.

    That was a spectral ABSINTHE vending machine.

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  • KuratosuKuratosu Registered User
    edited September 2010
    I'm interested based solely on the talent involved.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Holy shit this looks amazing.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I totally called it a Wii game until I saw the end. :P Oh well, still looks absolutely fantastic. Suda51 is awesome.

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  • MorninglordMorninglord Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Interesting. I like the main character.

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  • Jam WarriorJam Warrior Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    So very interested. Love me some Suda.

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  • Orochi_RockmanOrochi_Rockman __BANNED USERS
    edited September 2010
    They had me at.... uh... hrm. They don't have me yet. I am not impressed with that trailer.

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  • RamiRami Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I look forward to seeing the crazy that comes from Suda51 and Mikami working together.

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  • Kristmas KthulhuKristmas Kthulhu Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I think the art direction looks incredibly promising. This interview gives you a slightly better look at some previously shown scenes, but still no details.

    Suda does call it a "psychological thriller" but I wonder how exactly they plan on delivering that. It looks like it could be almost any other Third-Person Shooter from this generation, but I really hope that it's not cover-based. I'm getting really sick of those.

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  • MittenMitten Registered User
    edited September 2010
    SHADOOOWS... of the DAMNED DAMNED damned.

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  • AntihippyAntihippy Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Ok, so this looks pretty fucking awesome now actually.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaaCCO7pPYQ

    Nearly did a spit take when the lady ripped apart.

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  • XagarathXagarath Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
  • KuratosuKuratosu Registered User
    edited March 2011
    Yeah, I was fairly psyched about this before, but the trailer and impressions just sky rocketed it to one of my top most wanted this year.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Holy crap!

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Yeah! So it turns out that this game is gonna be pretty fucked up!

    Who knew, right!

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  • DiarmuidDiarmuid Força Chape Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Man, I'm not entirely clear about what's going on in that trailer, but I like it.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Looks like his girlfriend died, and he's going to Hell to get her back. At least that's what I get from it.

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  • AntihippyAntihippy Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Diarmuid wrote: »
    Man, I'm not entirely clear about what's going on in that trailer, but I like it.

    Demons, guns and tits.

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  • MongerMonger I got the ham stink. Dallas, TXRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Well, there is nothing here that I don't like.

    More games need Hispanic protagonists and comedic talking skulls. Also grindhouse.

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  • TurkeyTurkey TampaRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    All that's left is to see some goddamn suplex action.

    Edit - Oh shit, June 7 is the perfect time for a game like this to come out.

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  • AntihippyAntihippy Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Too many goddamn games coming out in june.

    Infamous 2, alice, this game, errr....

    I'm sure there'll be others. :P

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  • KadokenKadoken Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Wait, a special weapon toting guy going to hell to save his girlfriend? *CoughDante'sInfernoCough*
    Only kidding guys.:)

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Sounds like his girl might have entered into a suicide pact as well

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  • SightTDWSightTDW Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    Well there goes $60 from me.

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  • Jam WarriorJam Warrior Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    That trailer was tight. And also sweet.

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  • T-DangerT-Danger Registered User regular
    edited March 2011
    "MY WRATH IS YOUR HELL!!"

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