Japan Brings Half Minute Hero To Its Super Mega Neo Climax

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#1 Edited by CommodoreGroovy (576 posts) -

Accidental quest get!

#2 Posted by Krakn3Dfx (2704 posts) -

You know what else takes 30 seconds?

Ummm...nothing.

#3 Posted by Crunchman (413 posts) -

I've climaxed.

#4 Posted by DiGiTaL_SiN (1852 posts) -

lol, awesome

#5 Posted by jorbear (2570 posts) -

I just had a super mega neo climax.

Eww.

#6 Posted by Krummey (223 posts) -

Looks like South Park to me. And strangely compelling.

#7 Posted by T_Wah (28 posts) -

Missed opportunity for making the trailer 30 seconds as well.

#8 Posted by M16MoJo (20 posts) -

"Lady"

#9 Posted by Landon (4134 posts) -

I like the PSP art style a lot more.

#10 Posted by LoktarOgar (443 posts) -

WTF is a Japanese developed PSP game doing coming exclusively to the 360 instead of the PS3 =/
 
Also, this automatic moving to the next video is a pain in the ass when you're trying to write a comment...

#11 Posted by Fyrecroe (30 posts) -

Will there be a Bayonetta cameo?

#12 Posted by Cypher (103 posts) -

Where did the chunky sprites go!? What the hell is this crap?!

#13 Edited by WulfBane (206 posts) -

The PSP version had some TOUGH AS HELL levels for some of the challenge titles and opening up some of the branching paths. Especially the very last game mode (which I did finish) I don't know if I could put myself through that all again.

#14 Posted by SteamPunkJin (1283 posts) -

Cannot wait. between this and Metal Gear Solid Peacewalker being ported over I'm getting most of my PSP wishlist without ever touching a PSP. Keep it up!

#15 Posted by Generiko (455 posts) -

Why wasn't the English trailer posted?

#16 Posted by CrashTanuki (337 posts) -

It sucks that they homogenized the hell out of this game for XBLA. If you didn't know, the original on PSP had four distinct gameplay styles centered around the 30 second theme for each of the four main characters and this versions uses just the Knight-style gameplay for everything, which removes a lot of the charm and uniqueness from one of the most unique RPGs of the past ten years.

#17 Posted by DrRandle (1376 posts) -

Yeah I'm a big fan of Half Minute Hero, but the art style on this is not terribly appealing... Oh well, I'll still get it.

#18 Posted by Vexxan (4624 posts) -

Oooh this looks promising.

#19 Posted by Mechanized (373 posts) -

Er... why the fuck is this XBLA exclusive? Why don't you want my money? Fuck you.

#20 Posted by SockLobster (458 posts) -
@LoktarOgar: Maybe you should turn it off then, you dumb jerk.
#21 Posted by rybrad (135 posts) -

@DrRandle said:

Yeah I'm a big fan of Half Minute Hero, but the art style on this is not terribly appealing... Oh well, I'll still get it.

8-bit mode is still an option in the game if you prefer the original graphical style.

#22 Edited by Do_The_Manta_Ray (907 posts) -

I hope to hell this will work next time I'm on a date; "What are you complaining about, baby, don't you know all super mega neo climaxes only need 30 seconds?"

Or "Hey, baby, did you know I can upgrade my sword twice and bring it back to it's original shape inside of 30 seconds?"

God damn it, too much Shadows of the Damned..

#23 Posted by Bollard (6388 posts) -
@Landon said:
I like the PSP art style a lot more.
This. This version looks horrible. Now I'm wondering if I should finish my LP of the original...
#24 Edited by RecSpec (4611 posts) -

I hope that they have some of the other modes that were in the original

Dark Lord 30 was pretty fun.

#25 Posted by shinigami420 (647 posts) -

@LoktarOgar said:

this automatic moving to the next video is a pain in the ass when you're trying to write a comment...

Dumbass

#26 Posted by MyNameIsJoe (187 posts) -

Definitively gonna play this in 8-bit mode when it comes out

#27 Posted by HellBrendy (1026 posts) -
@shinigami420 said:

@LoktarOgar said:

this automatic moving to the next video is a pain in the ass when you're trying to write a comment...

Dumbass

I fell the same way as LoktarOgar. Anyway you can shed some light on the situation since you seem to come of as the king of the world?
#28 Posted by Detrian (1134 posts) -
@Chavtheworld said:
@Landon said:
I like the PSP art style a lot more.
This. This version looks horrible. Now I'm wondering if I should finish my LP of the original...
Really does. Wish they had made 16bit looking sprites instead.
#29 Posted by shinigami420 (647 posts) -

@Detrian said:

@Chavtheworld said:
@Landon said:
I like the PSP art style a lot more.
This. This version looks horrible. Now I'm wondering if I should finish my LP of the original...
Really does. Wish they had made 16bit looking sprites instead.

@rybrad said:

@DrRandle said:

Yeah I'm a big fan of Half Minute Hero, but the art style on this is not terribly appealing... Oh well, I'll still get it.

8-bit mode is still an option in the game if you prefer the original graphical style.

#30 Posted by doe3879 (913 posts) -

I like the pixel art more

#31 Posted by I_smell (4212 posts) -

What the fuck, couldn't they make a shorter trailer? I don't have this much time!!

#32 Posted by LoktarOgar (443 posts) -
@SockLobster said:
@LoktarOgar: Maybe you should turn it off then, you dumb jerk.
 
Temper temper mister smarty pants. I would if I could find it in the settings.
#33 Posted by RagingLion (1378 posts) -
@HellBrendy said:
@shinigami420 said:

@LoktarOgar said:

this automatic moving to the next video is a pain in the ass when you're trying to write a comment...

Dumbass

I fell the same way as LoktarOgar. Anyway you can shed some light on the situation since you seem to come of as the king of the world?
I apologise on behalf of the other people being mean.  I don't think the option to turn it off was in the redesign from the very start anyway and it was something I asked to be changed since yes it's annoying by default.
 
The button you're both looking for is marked 'Auto' just to the right of the video within the 'Playing next' video box.
#34 Edited by Beforet (2991 posts) -

@HellBrendy said:

@shinigami420 said:

@LoktarOgar said:

this automatic moving to the next video is a pain in the ass when you're trying to write a comment...

Dumbass

I fell the same way as LoktarOgar. Anyway you can shed some light on the situation since you seem to come of as the king of the world?

No, that's video game king. Now what I think, think, he meant was that you can disable the autoplay feature. I don't know how you do that, I have not looked, but it's there. Maybe.

Edit: As a matter of fact, the button is right there. Thank you @RagingLion.

#35 Posted by cowdrunk (248 posts) -
@LoktarOgar
Your first coment is right on and also there is an auto button right under the words playing next click it to turn off the anoying auto play
#36 Posted by rudyarr (287 posts) -

really disliking the art style..oh well I already got my fix of this game on the PSP

#37 Posted by Elliotpage (19 posts) -

Not a fan of the art, really, but Half-minute hero was AMAZING so I'm hella getting this

#38 Posted by RJPelonia (909 posts) -

Terrific PSP game.

Don't really know how I'm feeling about the new art for it though........

#39 Posted by Binarynova (155 posts) -

Only the Hero gametype? That's a bummer! There's much more to Half Minute Hero than that mode. And only on XBLA? Oh well, I'll stick with my PSP copy.

#40 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5195 posts) -

Oh Japan your so crazy I can't help but to love you.

#41 Posted by Vlaphor (210 posts) -

@CrashTanuki said:

It sucks that they homogenized the hell out of this game for XBLA. If you didn't know, the original on PSP had four distinct gameplay styles centered around the 30 second theme for each of the four main characters and this versions uses just the Knight-style gameplay for everything, which removes a lot of the charm and uniqueness from one of the most unique RPGs of the past ten years.

It's already been confirmed that this will have all the same game types as the PSP version, not just the hero type. Also, the new art style is optional. I beat 30 second hero on PSP and I'll get this game the day it gets released.

#42 Posted by Korne (640 posts) -
@I_smell said:

What the fuck, couldn't they make a shorter trailer? I don't have this much time!!

This trailer lasted longer than a couple of the missions in Half Minute Hero.
#43 Posted by MisterMouse (3599 posts) -

30 SECONDS

#44 Posted by Detrian (1134 posts) -
@shinigami420 said:

@Detrian said:

@Chavtheworld said:
@Landon said:
I like the PSP art style a lot more.
This. This version looks horrible. Now I'm wondering if I should finish my LP of the original...
Really does. Wish they had made 16bit looking sprites instead.

@rybrad said:

@DrRandle said:

Yeah I'm a big fan of Half Minute Hero, but the art style on this is not terribly appealing... Oh well, I'll still get it.

8-bit mode is still an option in the game if you prefer the original graphical style.

I meant I wish they had upgraded the old style instead of replacing it completely.
#45 Posted by selbie (2090 posts) -

Wish I could have a Super Mega Neo Climax

#46 Posted by Gerhabio (1992 posts) -

@SockLobster said:

@LoktarOgar: Maybe you should turn it off then, you dumb jerk.

You're the jerk, why are you insulting others? If he doesn't like it to be default then that's his own taste and opinion.

#47 Posted by D_W (1387 posts) -

God Damnmit how come they won't release this one a system that I own? Bah!

#48 Edited by CrashTanuki (337 posts) -
@Vlaphor: They have all of the eras, but they've completely changed the gameplay style to be just like Hero 30.
 
http://www.mmv.co.jp/special/game/xbla/half-minute-hero/i_en.html
 
From the official site:
"Other games modes that follows the battles of the Hero30 mode are rebuilt into RPG style in Super Mega Neo Climax."
 
Check out the screenshots to confirm that, as you'll see that they've sterilized an amazingly unique RPG for no reason. Half-Minute Hero as it was released on the PSP would've worked perfectly as is on XBLA with new content.
#49 Posted by HerbieBug (4228 posts) -

Yay!

#50 Posted by Kyle (2375 posts) -

@shinigami420 said:

DrRandle said:

Yeah I'm a big fan of Half Minute Hero, but the art style on this is not terribly appealing... Oh well, I'll still get it.

8-bit mode is still an option in the game if you prefer the original graphical style.

Actually it's 16-bit, but that's great news. My first thought upon watching the trailer was that the new art style looked a bit weird and sort of diminished the charm of the game. I loved the first one, so I might have to pick this up. Then again, if it's just a port of the original with a couple extras features, it might not be enough for me.

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