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Dead Space 3 interview: Visceral talks micro DLC, learning f

Postby TippiestRook99 » 04 Feb 2013, 19:20

Were there any features you didn't implement because they were too much of a departure, or because you wanted to save them for a future release?

Well we did have plans for day 1 DLC.But maybe we can put that in Dead Space 4. :mrgreen:
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Postby Plamsa wing » 04 Feb 2013, 19:27

Oh for the love of god stop saying "you know" in every other sentence. It's not nice.

How would banana like it, if I banana said banana every other banana word? It's not very banana ncie is it? Banana.

Speaking of co-op, I wonder if we still get the full story in single-player, if it's one thing I hate about co-op, it's when I have to play it to experience the full game.

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Postby OXM ETboy » 04 Feb 2013, 20:02

Truth be told, there are a fair few "you knows" I edited out... :lol:
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Postby ChillieBonBon » 04 Feb 2013, 20:31

Plamsa wing wrote:Oh for the love of god stop saying "you know" in every other sentence. It's not nice.

How would banana like it, if I banana said banana every other banana word? It's not very banana ncie is it? Banana.

Speaking of co-op, I wonder if we still get the full story in single-player, if it's one thing I hate about co-op, it's when I have to play it to experience the full game.

Banana!


I will admit that he did go a bit overkill on the "you know" front.

But, you know, it could be his thing. :wink:
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Re: Dead Space 3 interview: Visceral talks micro DLC, learni

Postby Droidsbane » 04 Feb 2013, 21:20

You know heres a drinking game, drink every time you read "you know" you come across when reading th article :)

You know I shouldnt be making fun fun of that, someone could easily make a drinking game out of every time i use the words 'technically' or 'specificaly' in a conversation.
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Postby comabob » 04 Feb 2013, 21:36

"You know" is a filler phrase - what they call it in Customer Service anyway - its what rubbish customer services drone say to a customer when they are trying to think of what to actually say.

SOrry - i work quality monitoring in a CS - like environment and "you know" has negative connotations to it supposedly...

Anyway -

I take issue with this -

So one player is going to experience some things - he's going to have visions. The other player is not going to see them, and players are going to interact with each other, you know - "What's going on? What the hell?" Isaac is not going to see the same things Carver does, he's going to be like, you know, completely confused about what's going on, and that's how also we've furthered horror in Dead Space 3.

Does that mean that playing it in Single PLayer would lose alot of these "horror" elements? Seeing a random silly "vision" in a game and having an NPC tell you that he/she didnt see anything is hardly "horror". (see: FEAR for eg)

That said - Dead Space 1 was and is the closest these games will get to horror. Being a gory action game with aliens and jumpscares does not a survival horror make :wink:

Ill still play it. Definitely. But any hopes for a survival horror game died with Dead Space 2.
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Postby PCG The_B » 05 Feb 2013, 02:48

comabob wrote:Does that mean that playing it in Single PLayer would lose alot of these "horror" elements? Seeing a random silly "vision" in a game and having an NPC tell you that he/she didnt see anything is hardly "horror". (see: FEAR for eg)


If the demo's anything to go by, if you don't have a co-op partner then they're not directly "around" so to speak - as in, not controlled by an AI, rather he's more like one of the 'peripheral' NPCs so he doesn't directly interact with you all the time. I believe as well, that on single player you only play as Issac, so you probably won't see any of Carver's hallucinations either. Again though, this is just from my experience with the demo, I'm sure we'll find out for sure come the review.
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Postby FishyGinger » 05 Feb 2013, 09:56

Plamsa wing wrote:Oh for the love of god stop saying "you know" in every other sentence. It's not nice.

How would banana like it, if I banana said banana every other banana word? It's not very banana ncie is it? Banana.

Speaking of co-op, I wonder if we still get the full story in single-player, if it's one thing I hate about co-op, it's when I have to play it to experience the full game.

Banana!


It's not just him, I've seen interviews with other game developers and they're all at it like a goose to honey. It's quite annoying. And the would 'like'. It's like, totally overused.

Anyways wasn't a great interview. Not the questions, just the general answers. I know he has to say this is the best game ever made but come on, best co-op this gen? Micro transactions are good? We copied mass effects kinect but we didn't copy it? You might as well, you know, interview a monkey in a fez and smoking jacket.
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Postby CunningSmile » 05 Feb 2013, 10:38

Given the chance you should always interview a monkey in a fez and smoking jacket
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Postby OXM ETboy » 05 Feb 2013, 11:33

CunningSmile wrote:Given the chance you should always interview a monkey in a fez and smoking jacket


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Postby OXM Jonty » 05 Feb 2013, 11:47

FishyGinger wrote:[You might as well, you know, interview a monkey in a fez and smoking jacket.


In fairness, I can think of few subjects or situations where this would not be the case.
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Postby CunningSmile » 05 Feb 2013, 12:29

OXM Jonty wrote:
FishyGinger wrote:[You might as well, you know, interview a monkey in a fez and smoking jacket.


In fairness, I can think of few subjects or situations where this would not be the case.


Did a monkey in a fez and smoking jacket apply for Matt's job then? :lol:
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Postby FishyGinger » 05 Feb 2013, 14:00

OXM ETboy wrote:
Yara's a lady, by the way :)


How was I to know. Yara's short for....Bob after all.

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