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Moments of the Week: 06/11/08

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    Mai-KeroMai-Kero Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    You know what's going to be better than MK vs DC?

    Ultimate Alliance 2.

    It takes place during the Civil War.

    And you can make your own heroes, and choose your side.

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    Robos A Go GoRobos A Go Go Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Mai-Kero wrote: »
    You know what's going to be better than MK vs DC?

    Ultimate Alliance 2.

    It takes place during the Civil War.

    And you can make your own heroes, and choose your side.

    Is that confirmed?

    I heard that in the context of a rumor.

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    BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited June 2008
    No, it's confirmed.

    Well, the Civil War part, not the create your own heroes.

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    Robos A Go GoRobos A Go Go Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Oh man, I hope I have a PS3 or 360 by then, because that sounds like an amazing concept for a Marvel game.

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    VirralVirral Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    That will be awesome, I love Ultimate Alliance. My only wish is that they actually manage to mix up the gameplay a bit, perhaps even make it a bit shorter.

    I mean, it was great, but it seemed to go on for EVER basically doing exactly the same thing over and over and over.

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    metallicmetallic Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    As previously mentioned, Punisher MAX: Little Black Book was an excellent read. This was probably my favorite page from the whole thing.
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    LuxLux Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I've always wondered why more comic book games don't just follow a well known story. Civil War is a great idea. Usually, particularly in Batman/Spider-Man games, we just get almost generic stories by the developers that involve a whole rogues gallery for unconvincing reasons so they could have a lot of bosses.

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    DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    edited June 2008
    Ultimate Spider-Man handled the extra rogues pretty well in the story. The obligatory Shocker fight, for instance.

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    LuxLux Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I did enjoy that game, but probably because it was tied into the comic by the actual creative team.

    Even the Justice League game, which was written by Dwayne McDuffie, seemed to be haphazardly thrown together for a plot. I wondered if he wrote the actual story, or followed the outline given to them. Some of the dialogue was fine, but it pulled in everyone from The Key to Brainiac to Queen Bee to Darkseid.

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    MunchMunch Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Mai-Kero wrote: »
    Ultimate Alliance 2.

    It takes place during the Civil War.

    And you can make your own heroes, and choose your side.

    While that sounds cool, I'm kind of tired of the Ultimate Alliance/X-Men/Fantastic Four style gameplay. I've played through four games that played like that, I'd really like something different, like the Punisher game or Hulk: Ultimate Destruction. Imagine a Civil War game that played like Freedom Fighters.

    Whatever happened to that new Marvel fighting game that was announced a while back? The one where people get hit then go flying through the air smashing into stuff? That looked pretty interesting, but I haven't really heard anything about it lately.

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    VirralVirral Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Pretty sure it got the can, at least in it's current state, when EA Chicago was closed down I'm afraid. It looked promising!

    Man, how much of a fan-gasm would people have if they just bit the bullet and produced a Marvel Vs DC game?

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
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    Sars_BoySars_Boy Rest, You Are The Lightning. Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    january 29th 2008

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    Mr PinkMr Pink I got cats for youRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Sars_Boy wrote: »
    january 29th 2008

    Man, was it really that long ago when demos of that were being shown?

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    TeaSpoonTeaSpoon Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    JoeUser wrote: »

    I guess Rise of the Imperfects was pretty shit.

    I caught only bits of previews of the game and the tie-in comics. It didn't seem like much. Guy gets electrocuted and gets electricity powers. Guy gets stabbed and gets stabbing powers. Guy gets shit on by bird and gets bird shitting powers.

    Awesome. Firefox is spell checking for me.

    Anyway, this can only mean good things for future (fighting) games.

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    Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The sunny beaches of CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Don't forget the ballet dancer who gets crippled in an earthquake and gains the ability to generate earthquakes.

    By dancing.

    Dancing ballet.

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    Robos A Go GoRobos A Go Go Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Golden Yak wrote: »
    Don't forget the ballet dancer who gets crippled in an earthquake and gains the ability to generate earthquakes.

    By dancing.

    Dancing ballet.

    HOW IRONIC.

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    mattharvestmattharvest Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Golden Yak wrote: »
    Don't forget the ballet dancer who gets crippled in an earthquake and gains the ability to generate earthquakes.

    By dancing.

    Dancing ballet.

    HOW IRONIC.

    What a twist!

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    psycojesterpsycojester Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Golden Yak wrote: »
    Don't forget the ballet dancer who gets crippled in an earthquake and gains the ability to generate earthquakes.

    By dancing.

    Dancing ballet.

    good thing nobody had erectile disfunction.

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    Robos A Go GoRobos A Go Go Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Golden Yak wrote: »
    Don't forget the ballet dancer who gets crippled in an earthquake and gains the ability to generate earthquakes.

    By dancing.

    Dancing ballet.

    good thing nobody had erectile disfunction.

    "My rage...

    is impotent no longer."

    -Cock Quake

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    VirralVirral Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    To be fair it looked absolutely nothing like Imperfects. Not that Imperfects doesn't deserve our ridicule, please carry on.

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    The Muffin ManThe Muffin Man Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Golden Yak wrote: »
    Don't forget the ballet dancer who gets crippled in an earthquake and gains the ability to generate earthquakes.

    By dancing.

    Dancing ballet.

    HOW IRONIC.

    I like how she lost her limbs AND her parents in an earthquake, so she's given earthquake powers to make other kids lose THEIR parents and limbs.


    It's like Spider-man shooting old people.

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    The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    old people have had it too good for too long

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    Desktop HippieDesktop Hippie Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    You're right, TLB. We need to see more heroes beating up the elderly.

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    ForarForar #432 Toronto, Ontario, CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Found it, it's "Brit", apparently.

    Found in the Goddamn Batman Words With Both of You Etc Thread:
    Munch wrote: »
    From Brit by Bruce Brown and Cliff Rathburn.

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    Read the first issue for free here. It isn't selling nearly as well as it should be, and I'm convinced it's only because people are unaware of its existence.

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    TeaSpoonTeaSpoon Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Golden Yak wrote: »
    Don't forget the ballet dancer who gets crippled in an earthquake and gains the ability to generate earthquakes.

    By dancing.

    Dancing ballet.

    HOW IRONIC.

    I like how she lost her limbs AND her parents in an earthquake, so she's given earthquake powers to make other kids lose THEIR parents and limbs.


    It's like Spider-man shooting old people.

    It fits with the theme, though. Electrocuted guy gets electricity powers. Girl whose parents died gets parent-killing powers. It works in real life too. Guy is gets AIDS and now has the power to give other people AIDS.

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    TeaSpoonTeaSpoon Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Forar wrote: »
    Found it, it's "Brit", apparently.

    Found in the Goddamn Batman Words With Both of You Etc Thread:
    Munch wrote: »
    From Brit by Bruce Brown and Cliff Rathburn.

    brit01p17cc2.jpg

    Read the first issue for free here. It isn't selling nearly as well as it should be, and I'm convinced it's only because people are unaware of its existence.

    Wrong thread.

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    ForarForar #432 Toronto, Ontario, CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Oops!

    In my defense, Desktop Hippie confused me by bumping this one.

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    First they came for the Muslims, and we said NOT TODAY, MOTHERFUCKER!
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    Desktop HippieDesktop Hippie Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Forar wrote: »
    Oops!

    In my defense, Desktop Hippie confused me by bumping this one.

    Oh sure. It's my fault you didn't read the thread before you posted! :P

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    The Muffin ManThe Muffin Man Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    TeaSpoon wrote: »
    Golden Yak wrote: »
    Don't forget the ballet dancer who gets crippled in an earthquake and gains the ability to generate earthquakes.

    By dancing.

    Dancing ballet.

    HOW IRONIC.

    I like how she lost her limbs AND her parents in an earthquake, so she's given earthquake powers to make other kids lose THEIR parents and limbs.


    It's like Spider-man shooting old people.

    It fits with the theme, though. Electrocuted guy gets electricity powers. Girl whose parents died gets parent-killing powers. It works in real life too. Guy is gets AIDS and now has the power to give other people AIDS.
    Well yeah I know but wasn't the shitty Electro Rip-off a hero? Like he was wrongly put to death or some shit and now he's like a hero?



    Besides, I'm not even gonna pretend ANY of them had a backstory that wasn't shit.

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    MunchMunch Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Besides, I'm not even gonna pretend ANY of them had a backstory that wasn't shit.

    I never read it, but this review from 4thletter.net made the mini-series tie-in sound pretty good at least. It was written by Greg Pak. Had some bitchin' Maleev-like art too.

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    SalmonOfDoubtSalmonOfDoubt Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Do you know what DC character would actually sorta kinda fit in with the ridiculously gorey fatalities

    Lobo, that's who

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    PiptheFair wrote: »
    killing children would be hilarious
    Olivaw wrote: »
    HELLO AND WELCOME TO THE PENNY ARCADE FORUMS

    PLEASE ENJOY YOUR STAY

    AND THIS PENIS
    Man, I don't want to read about this lady's broken vagina.
    NotACrook wrote: »
    I am sitting here trying to come up with a tiered system for rating child molesters.
    cock vore is fuckin hilarious
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