A Sony Fanboy has something to say...

#1 Posted by pwnmaster3001 (76 posts) -

Gears of War was the first XBOX game that, for a second, wished i had a 360. this game is amazing in all ways and as a Sony fanboy, it might have been the best shooter for a console ever! I'm excited for the second one but as I look at the gameplay footage it's more of the same. Just like God of War II it's better than the first but too much of the same... Do you think there should be more changes in this sequel or u love the same-old curb-side stomp like u always had?

#2 Posted by Megalon (1392 posts) -

Actually they've added a bunch of features to Gears of War 2...

#3 Posted by Shawn (3825 posts) -

Well they changed the curb stomp.
I think there's more than enough additions to eliminate deja-vu and keep the GoW feel that we all know and love.

#4 Posted by Ma7moud (805 posts) -

They fixed all problem Gears 1 have and added tons of new features what do you want them to do ?

#5 Posted by Player1 (3892 posts) -

This is better then I thought id be. Thanks for not flaming the board. God of war makes me sorta want a ps3, but not really. 

#6 Posted by pwnmaster3001 (76 posts) -
Player1 said:
"This is better then I thought id be. Thanks for not flaming the board. God of war makes me sorta want a ps3, but not really. "
Ur welcome i rarely flame XBOX fourms...sometimes...and since no gameplay was shown for the third one i can see y. see Xbox and Sony fanboys can get along :D
#7 Posted by Shocker (2339 posts) -

Yep, the game is amazing. I'm looking forward to the 2nd one.

#8 Posted by Hulk (428 posts) -

So far Gears 2 looks like it's done exactly what a sequel should do.  Fix the problems with the previous game, retain the elements that made it great, and add lots of new features.

That kind of the goal for a sequel.   Hulk never understand the logic of "Omg the gameplay is like the first one this game just more of same!!1"

#9 Posted by CB (116 posts) -

Anyone who would call this Gears 1.5 would be pretty stupid.

#10 Posted by Thunder (390 posts) -

Gears of War 2 is going to be how Halo 3 should have been to the previous 2 Halos. Improve on what was wrong with the first game like turning it away from an all shotgun noob fest and adding a ton of new features that the fans want and surprising the fans with new ones. Dont fix whats not broken and thats what Epic is doing.

#11 Posted by wefwefasdf (6729 posts) -
Hulk said:
"So far Gears 2 looks like it's done exactly what a sequel should do.  Fix the problems with the previous game, retain the elements that made it great, and add lots of new features.

That kind of the goal for a sequel.   Hulk never understand the logic of "Omg the gameplay is like the first one this game just more of same!!1"
"
I agree. Otherwise it wouldn't be a sequel.
#12 Posted by Trickster (60 posts) -

I'm sorry but I dont get this whole thing some people have today where they will say "yeah it's a sequel alright, but pfft, just more of the same" Which doesnt make any sense, that could be said of every single sequel that exists, there is absolutely no point in a sequel unless it plays a lot like the prior games in that series.

I feel that Epic games are doing exactly what they should, they have said that they will be fixing things that didnt quite work in the original Gears. But they are also adding a lot of new stuff that will no doubt make it feel like you are indeed playing a sequel, and not just a big expansion.
Just off the top of my head i can think of the following that they are adding

-Bigger battles
-Monsters that will make the brumack look like a baby panda
-New weapons, all weapons will have unique execution
-New type of cover in the form of "mobile cover"
-New multiplayer modes and maps
-Updated graphics and improved phsyics
-Deeper storyline as well as a bigger, better and more badass singleplayer campaign ( according to Cliff at least ;) )

To me it seems like they are doing exactly what they should with a sequel.

#13 Posted by brukaoru (5079 posts) -

There are tons of improvements and features in the sequel that I am looking forward to, I have no worries about enjoying the game.

#14 Posted by PaperPlain (243 posts) -
pwnmaster3001 said:
"Player1 said:. see Xbox and Sony fanboys can get along :D"
Its possible, but most fanboys are too ignorant to see that.
#15 Posted by Absinthetic (172 posts) -

I didnt really quite get what was so good about the first one

but i am still certainly interested in playing the second

#16 Posted by AwesomeTheMighty (16 posts) -

 Gears 2 is doing what a good seqaul shood do, fix the weaknesses of the old game and then add a bunch of new stuff. Horde mode alone makes this game better than the first one IMO.

#17 Edited by Shinedown220 (148 posts) -

Things that need fixing from Gears 1

-The AI, inparticular the buddy AI
-The host advantage in multiplayer
-The missing chapter in the 360 version of Gears 1
-Plenty of objects that you could not stick to for cover
-The story in the first was nothing short of laughable

#18 Edited by pause422 (6246 posts) -

I'd have to agree,I mean...I don't think anyone could have enough time to count how many sequels are the same exact gameplay,just with an addition here or there. Obviously if huge gameplay changes are made to any popular game,they risk alienating their fanbase that loved that gameplay,so its between that or completely making their game something else each sequel which definitely is risky in its own respect.

Almost every sequel to a game has the same basic gameplay basically, so I'd say if you were a fan of the first you'll love this one and the improvements done to it,if you weren't its not going to change your mind.

Everyone's saying the same thing about RE5 too,being too much like RE4,you either like the gameplay or you don't,thats my opinion.

#19 Posted by twenty0ne (3071 posts) -
Megalon said:
"Actually they've added a bunch of features to Gears of War 2...
"
And the graphics are a bunch better.
#20 Posted by LiquidPrince (16181 posts) -

More of the same is what people want.

#21 Posted by Homer (1372 posts) -

If they change it to much ima drown myself.

=o

#22 Posted by Shawn (3825 posts) -
PaperPlain said:
"pwnmaster3001 said:
"Player1 said:. see Xbox and Sony fanboys can get along :D"
Its possible, but most fanboys are too ignorant to see that.
"
Sure it's possible, but is the peaceful solution always the most exciting one?
#23 Posted by Riddler (1528 posts) -

ITS a SEQUEL for a reason.

it does what sequels should do, fix the problems of the first and add tons of other features while keeping the core gameplay intact.

Now piss off and go play Lair

#24 Posted by Shawn (3825 posts) -
Riddler said:
"

ITS a SEQUEL for a reason.

it does what sequels should do, fix the problems of the first and add tons of other features while keeping the core gameplay intact.

Now piss off and go play Lair

"
Heads: I agree with you
Tails: I disagree and remind you that he's just here in peace. Here goes...

I agree :D
#25 Posted by filiwian (249 posts) -

Even though I don't have a 360 I think Gear of War 2 looks great. I'm sure it will be one of the best sellers.

#26 Posted by xplodedd (1316 posts) -

its going to be a bit different, but its a more of the same sequel.

#27 Posted by darthzew (304 posts) -

After reading the Game Informer article, I'm convinced that this game will own. This won't go down in history as "the sequel to Gears of War"... it'll go down as "Gears of War 2". If you know what I mean...

#28 Posted by Vaxadrin (2297 posts) -

I hope they put in an option to make the enemies bleed flowers and gib into beach balls like in Serious Sam.

#29 Posted by atejas (3057 posts) -

the title made me brace for a flamefest......
but yeah, it's very similar at the core. I, for one, dont see tha as a problem.

#30 Posted by Callumrides (357 posts) -

if it aint broke dont fix it  ( i mean the overall style)

#31 Posted by AutomaticSnake (390 posts) -

I agree with you except for the god of war II thing. Gears 2 does look too much of the same so im not to hyped over it. I'll still buy it though...

#32 Posted by OGCartman (4354 posts) -

Fnaboys :@

#33 Posted by NinjaMunkey (204 posts) -

I am looking forward to the game too.

But I know what you mean. When I got R6V2 I thought it would be great, but its too much like the first. I hope gears does not go the same way. they have added some stuff but not much, though fighting more enemies at once will be good.

The only problem I see with it was that when Gears 1 came out, there was no decent competition so everyone loved it. But now will it still get good reviews with fierce competition from other great shooters? It will be interesting to find out.

#34 Posted by Blu_Magic (2021 posts) -
Callumrides said:
"if it aint broke dont fix it  ( i mean the overall style)
"
Agreed. They've made some nice extra tweaks though.
#35 Posted by HoNgKoNgPh0oEy (1481 posts) -

Cant really think of a major concept they could change that I or other fans of the series would enjoy so keep it the same and fix all the big problems(glitching, wall-bounching, achievement whores, Host Advantage, Party System) So I could really care less.

#36 Posted by MOLE (321 posts) -

You really shouldn't be a Fanboy, try to expand on more than what you like

For me, i'm trying to get into Final Fantasy, its going to be a very slow process, but i'm trying at least.

#37 Posted by p4ddym1607 (995 posts) -

Even if it all looked the same, What is the problem? Do some people expect it to look completely different.

#38 Posted by Carmel_Chewy (323 posts) -
LiquidPrince said:
"More of the same is what people want.
"
Lawl wut?
#39 Edited by Blu_Magic (2021 posts) -
Carmel_Chewy said:
"LiquidPrince said:
"More of the same is what people want.
"
Lawl wut?"
Well, would you like Gears 2 to be completely different or stay true to the original formula with a few tweaks here and there?
#40 Posted by Otacon (2209 posts) -

To be a good sequel you don't need to revolutionise, just refine and thats what Gears to is, refinement.

#41 Posted by Relys (984 posts) -
pwnmaster3001 said:
"Gears of War was the first XBOX game that, for a second, wished i had a 360. this game is amazing in all ways and as a Sony fanboy, it might have been the best shooter for a console ever! I'm excited for the second one but as I look at the gameplay footage it's more of the same. Just like God of War II it's better than the first but too much of the same... Do you think there should be more changes in this sequel or u love the same-old curb-side stomp like u always had?"
Well, the PS3 has Uncharted (Which I thought was really good).

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