Why did this game get zero coverage from the bombsquad at E3?

#1 Posted by DefaultProphet (459 posts) -

Not a mention even in passing, nor is the E3 trailer even on the site. I don't get it =/

#2 Edited by Manhattan_Project (2155 posts) -

Because its Ace Combat? : )

#3 Posted by billnyethesciencepie (1335 posts) -
@Manhattan_Project said:

Because its Ace Combat? : )

#4 Posted by Jeff (3577 posts) -

Played it before the show. Seemed kind of bad. Also looked very similar to the stuff that they showed the last time we saw the game.

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#5 Posted by JackSukeru (5911 posts) -

@Jeff said:

Played it before the show. Seemed kind of bad. Also looked very similar to the stuff that they showed the last time we saw the game.

Bad in a "It's still Ace Combat" sense, or bad in a "Improvements? more like Unprovements!" kinda way?

#6 Posted by august (3845 posts) -

Sexism.

#7 Posted by ConstantRa1n (293 posts) -

Giantbomb doesn't cover bad games.

#8 Posted by Meptron (1079 posts) -
@ConstantRa1n said:
Giantbomb doesn't cover bad games.
Why do you think it's a bad game? So far, the trailers have been pretty impressive. Looks like a refreshing reboot of the franchise.
#9 Posted by HatKing (5944 posts) -

They've covered the game in the past.  I don't think they showed anything new at E3.  There is a lot they missed.  Keep in mind it's a small team and covering everything is really impossible.  

#10 Posted by dungbootle (2457 posts) -
@ConstantRa1n said:
Giantbomb doesn't cover bad games.
Oh yes they do.
#11 Edited by DefaultProphet (459 posts) -

@Jeff said:

Played it before the show. Seemed kind of bad. Also looked very similar to the stuff that they showed the last time we saw the game.

Thanks for taking the time to answer duder.

Edit: Did you get a chance to play it the old fashioned way or just the new, looks pretty terrible with the camera jumping around like a Jason Bourne movie way?

#12 Posted by Ramone (2966 posts) -

Oh Jeff I hope you're wrong. I'll probably buy it anyway but it would be nice if it was actually a good game.

#13 Posted by Jeff (3577 posts) -

@DefaultProphet said:

@Jeff said:

Played it before the show. Seemed kind of bad. Also looked very similar to the stuff that they showed the last time we saw the game.

Thanks for taking the time to answer duder.

Edit: Did you get a chance to play it the old fashioned way or just the new, looks pretty terrible with the camera jumping around like a Jason Bourne movie way?

I didn't see any kind of old-fashioned way. It was all that ridiculous up-close shaky cam crap that made the entire game hard to look at for more than a couple of minutes. There was a helicopter sequence that you got to see after beating the jet stuff, but I couldn't deal with the camera, so I set the controller down and snuck away.

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#14 Posted by DonChipotle (2750 posts) -

No Puddle of Mudd means no reason to cover it

#15 Posted by DefaultProphet (459 posts) -

@Jeff said:

@DefaultProphet said:

@Jeff said:

Played it before the show. Seemed kind of bad. Also looked very similar to the stuff that they showed the last time we saw the game.

Thanks for taking the time to answer duder.

Edit: Did you get a chance to play it the old fashioned way or just the new, looks pretty terrible with the camera jumping around like a Jason Bourne movie way?

I didn't see any kind of old-fashioned way. It was all that ridiculous up-close shaky cam crap that made the entire game hard to look at for more than a couple of minutes. There was a helicopter sequence that you got to see after beating the jet stuff, but I couldn't deal with the camera, so I set the controller down and snuck away.

Yeah apparently the old Expert scheme from even 4, 5, 6, and Zero is still in there. I agree the shaky cam crap looks terrible.

#16 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7096 posts) -

But guys! Shaky Cam makes everything more intense and extreme and stuff! FUCKING PLANES GUYS. PLANES.

#17 Posted by Taklulas (401 posts) -
@Manhattan_Project said:

Because its Ace Combat? : )

#18 Posted by MackGyver (545 posts) -

Press coverage or not, I'm getting it.

#19 Posted by vaportra1l (272 posts) -

That's unfortunate to hear.

I usually play Ace Combat games, but there's a ton of games I'm looking forward to this fall. Hope it's good, otherwise I'll just pick it up cheap a few months down the road. I'm playing it regardless :P.

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