Worth paying $30?

#1 Posted by Solh0und (1763 posts) -

Saw that Target has the PS3 + Vita copy on sale and might pick it up in the morning. Should I just go for it?

#2 Posted by algertman (852 posts) -

Get Anarchy Reigns instead.

#3 Posted by Solh0und (1763 posts) -

@algertman said:

Get Anarchy Reigns instead.

Got that already.

#4 Posted by MikeGosot (3227 posts) -

No. I think the game is bland, boring and repetitive, so i would save 30$ and get something else.

#5 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

Sure; why not? I played some of it, and it was good, dumb fun.

#6 Posted by Slax (906 posts) -

I got it for free and was bored relatively quickly. I don't think I would've paid 30 bones for it. But it probably depends.

#7 Posted by Solh0und (1763 posts) -

Alright. I'll hold off then.

#8 Posted by supermonkey122 (815 posts) -

It's fun, I got it at that price with a giftcard I got for Christmas.

#9 Posted by DarkShaper (1323 posts) -

I'm I the minority but I really liked All-Stars and felt fine paying 60$ for it so I would easily say it's worth 30$ 

#10 Posted by DarthOrange (3858 posts) -
#11 Posted by awesomeusername (4168 posts) -

@Solh0und: I'd say it's worth that price. It's not super great but it's good. If you're good at beat 'em ups and plan on playing it online, then go for it. If you don't plan on playing online, save your money.

#12 Posted by HolyCrapItsAdam (448 posts) -

its good if you have friends to play with. If you just play it by yourself, it gets really repetitive and boring fast. Just depends on your playing habits I guess

#13 Posted by Demoskinos (14730 posts) -

@Solh0und: I got it today for $40 (albeit that was with $40 of trade credit) I've been having fun. At first blush it may not catch you but there really is some depth to the combat that is fun. I was insanely skeptical the entire way. I was one of the people actively making fun of it. Its really a game that you need to play to "get" because once you do its pretty fun.

#14 Posted by solidejake (484 posts) -

Do it! It's fun, and something to do, I paid full price, and am not complaining too much.

#15 Posted by bemusedchunk (681 posts) -

On the surface, it's just another smash clone - and I hate even mentioning that.

But as you play more and more matches, you start to get the real subtle nuances. Super only kills is a deep mechanic, and it gives you a good balance of "do I blow this level 2 super, try and built it to a level 3, or just play defensive for the rest of the game?"

My biggest gripe with Super Smash Bros (and I haven't played melee) is the cacophony of items that rain from the sky and just get tossed around. I like how Battle Royale doesn't do that - as much. And the items don't feel nearly as overpowered as Smash Bros.

It's also a good break from traditional 2d (or 3d) fighters, if you are into that. Multiplayer is surprisingly fun and I've caught myself saying to myself "oh shit!" when Raiden corners 3 other guys, pulls off a level one super and takes us all out in a flash.

I also haven't played this on PS3 yet - my full experience has been on the Vita.

#16 Edited by Solh0und (1763 posts) -

Since I just got reminded kindly by Gamestop that my DmC preorder is still there, I should probably hold off from buying this....for now.

Besdes: Next month will be time for my tax refund to come around.

Thanks guise for your inputs

#17 Posted by I_Stay_Puft (3156 posts) -

I just bought the game for 20 bucks with a 20 dollar credit on the psn store. I'd say its worth the price, but I wouldn't blame you if you wanted to wait, this game I'm assuming will eventually be one of those free games for psn plus subscribers.

#18 Posted by Snail (8593 posts) -

1. Do you have Super Smash Bros. Brawl?

  • YES - Play Brawl, and don't buy this game.
  • NO - See next question.

2. Do you have a Wii or Wii U?

  • YES - Buy Brawl, you can probably easily find it at a similar price.
  • NO - Repeat these questions, but with the terms "Super Smash Bros. Melee" instead of "Super Smash Bros. Brawl" and "Game Cube" instead of "Wii U". If your answer is still "no" to both questions, then maybe buy this game.
#19 Posted by yoshisaur (2700 posts) -

@Snail: You put way too much effort into that. It's okay to enjoy All Stars.

#20 Posted by Hailinel (24279 posts) -

@ck1nd said:

@Snail: You put way too much effort into that. It's okay to enjoy All Stars.

It's OK to like it, but at best, the game is just OK.

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#21 Posted by RE_Player1 (7557 posts) -

@Hailinel said:

@ck1nd said:

@Snail: You put way too much effort into that. It's okay to enjoy All Stars.

It's OK to like it, but at best, the game is just OK.

I'd agree with this sentiment. I can't even be bothered to put in the disc to play the PS3 version but it's a fine game to pop off a couple of matches on the go with the Vita.

#22 Posted by Snail (8593 posts) -

@msavo said:

@Hailinel said:

@ck1nd said:

@Snail: You put way too much effort into that. It's okay to enjoy All Stars.

It's OK to like it, but at best, the game is just OK.

I'd agree with this sentiment. I can't even be bothered to put in the disc to play the PS3 version but it's a fine game to pop off a couple of matches on the go with the Vita.

Exactly. This game just isn't better than the games it is sort of directly competing against. However, if you have a Vita and you want to populate your game library for that particular console, this seems like an okay thing to play on the fly. I'd still rather be playing a better game, but it's okay and it's got trophies and everything.

#23 Posted by RE_Player1 (7557 posts) -

@Snail: That being said I hope they get to do another one. I feel like they have the core fighting and character specific moves down it's just severely lacking in the presentation department and has zero to do outside of the fighting.

#24 Edited by Snail (8593 posts) -

@msavo said:

@Snail: That being said I hope they get to do another one. I feel like they have the core fighting and character specific moves down it's just severely lacking in the presentation department and has zero to do outside of the fighting.

Their biggest problem might be the roster though. If it was a lot more iconic and nostalgic I'd be way more into it. Have you watched the Quick Look? They point out that there's no "Marth" (I think that might've been their example) equivalent in this, and that Big Daddy has no business being in this game and it just felt like some weird marketing move. I think they're spot on. It lacks an obscure, "wink-of-the-eye" to old fans character, and other details that build up a charismatic charm.

It needs to be more earnest, innocent, and nostalgic in its roster. If they make a second game that's more like that it would certainly be a hopeful step forward.

#25 Posted by CaptainCharisma (339 posts) -

I really wanted to like it but just couldn't get into it. The best way I can put it is it feels like it has no soul. I really prefer Smash Bros. and I was someone who was ecstatic at the thought of a Sony clone version.

#26 Posted by Yanngc33 (4496 posts) -

If you have a Vita, yes

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