Rusty Hearts - Steam Holiday - Chie fans, how is it?

#1 Edited by buckybit (1455 posts) -

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#2 Posted by Anidem (44 posts) -

Just played it for the achievement so I can't go into full detail. It looked fun, it's gameplay is like devil may cry, just hacking and slashing, you do some missions on dungeons and win items, etc. I played persona 4 but i don't think that this is a game that would interest every fan of that game, it's more for fans of games like god of war that would like to see that type of game with an anime aesthetic.

#3 Posted by DeF (4957 posts) -

I played about 30-40 minutes of it for the Gift Pile achievement. It was definitely a refreshing take on an MMO with its sidescroller-y-but-still-3D-combat and very beat-em-up-ish sectioned off areas in which you have to kill all the enemies before you can advance in the dungeon. It mixes said beat em up elements with diablo/WoW-style loot and quest systems and a cel-shaded japanese anime-style. It was pretty cool while it lasted, didn't care for any of the story though, I skipped everything.

What I absolutely hated was the control setup. Arrow keys for movement, X is your standard attack and A, S, D, etc are your "skills". It felt really awkward...

#4 Edited by Questionable (619 posts) -

rating:safe sideboob asian_dress black_hair big_breasts blue_eyes ponytails -dfc -yaoi

#5 Posted by gike987 (1771 posts) -

Way to easy (got SS or SSS rank on pretty much every mission on very hard). It may get harder later but I don't want to mindlessly mash X for several hours before I get there, So I uninstalled it soon after getting the achievement.

#6 Posted by Swoxx (3006 posts) -

Rusty hearts? More like... Busty hearts, amarite guis?

#7 Posted by CaptainObvious (3000 posts) -

RUSTY FARTS

#8 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8699 posts) -

I tried, but the controls are quite...horrible.
 
It looked fun though.

#9 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

@Swoxx said:

Rusty hearts? More like... Busty hearts, amarite guis?

@CaptainObvious said:

RUSTY FARTS

I love you guys.

#10 Posted by mutha3 (4986 posts) -
#11 Posted by mutha3 (4986 posts) -

@buckybit: Also, this is a weird question....why would a P4 fan be particulary drawn to an F2P MMO? with a totally different story, setting,artstyle and...well....everything?

#12 Posted by fox01313 (5088 posts) -

After playing it for the achievement I'd have to go with the Forsaken World over Rusty Hearts. The controls take a while to get used to with Rusty & figuring it might be easier with a controller but it's the free mmo in the sense of lobby & small dungeons to constantly run through repeatedly with not a lot else there at the start for variety. With Natasha, ranged character, half the dungeon encounters were just pressing X at something offscreen. Rusty might have a bunch of fans out there but after trying it out, I can't join those fans of this. Easy to get the achievement though.

#13 Posted by DocHaus (1359 posts) -

Hey guys, you can actually play Rusty Hearts with a controller hooked up to a USB port if you have one handy. Makes the controls a lot less frustrating.

I've been playing the game on and off before the Steam achievements were put in place but it is a fun little timewaster, and you can get almost anything in game without having to pay real money for it (though lack of storage space will force occasional tough decisions here and there if you like loot). Granted, it is pretty damned easy to run through most of the normal/hard dungeons at your level, I'm hoping they fix that, but when you do get a party together it is great.

Also, re: Meilin, it's literally nothing more than a reskin of Tude you have to pay real money for, turning an Irish drifter guy into a large-breasted Chinese girl with the exact same moveset. If you (general "you" not anyone specific) want to buy it then I won't stop you.

@fox01313: Natasha gets auto-firing missile turrets around level 10 (I think?), so she's mostly there for long range support instead of DPS (god why am I using that acronym?). I'd suggest trying one of the more melee-oriented guys but hey it ain't for everyone.

@mutha3: I knew someone would post that video. High-five!

#14 Posted by fox01313 (5088 posts) -

@DocHaus: Didn't mind her being a ranged character, as it made it quite easy to get to around lvl5, just poor design of the dungeons to not have the whole area on screen to shoot at people & see what you're shooting at.

#15 Posted by DocHaus (1359 posts) -

@buckybit: Did you check your inbox for a confirmation email? Give that a shot. If not, then yell at their tech support.

#16 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7617 posts) -

It's very button mashy, you can literally just hammer the attack button and get SSS ranks on the highest difficulty.

Not the worst game I've ever played, but aside from getting that achievement, I don't see why you'd ever play it.

#17 Posted by BoG (5192 posts) -
@Swoxx said:

Rusty hearts? More like... Busty hearts, amarite guis?

My thoughts exactly. So much boobs. Is that really necessary? That girl looks like she's in middle school.
#18 Posted by Turambar (6849 posts) -

Why would you play Rusty Hearts when Dungeon Fighter Online is right there waiting for you?
 
Played a fair deal of it and the camera angle and controls kind of kills it for me.  Not that they are really bad (they're serviceable), but DFO is better on both counts and I don't really have the time to play two different online beat-em up rpgs at the same time.

#19 Edited by Turambar (6849 posts) -
@WinterSnowblind said:

It's very button mashy, you can literally just hammer the attack button and get SSS ranks on the highest difficulty.

Not the worst game I've ever played, but aside from getting that achievement, I don't see why you'd ever play it.

It starts off easy, but that's largely not true once you get to the second town area.
#20 Posted by mazik765 (2316 posts) -

@BoG said:

@Swoxx said:

Rusty hearts? More like... Busty hearts, amarite guis?

My thoughts exactly. So much boobs. Is that really necessary? That girl looks like she's in middle school.

Yes. Yes it is.

#21 Posted by Turambar (6849 posts) -
@mazik765 said:

@BoG said:

@Swoxx said:

Rusty hearts? More like... Busty hearts, amarite guis?

My thoughts exactly. So much boobs. Is that really necessary? That girl looks like she's in middle school.

Yes. Yes it is.

Does it make it better or worse that she's actually an avatar alternate costume for an existing male character that's basically a surfer dude.
#22 Posted by Jayzilla (2571 posts) -

rusty hearts? sounds like an achievement in Borderlands.

#23 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

@Ravenlight said:

@Swoxx said:

Rusty hearts? More like... Busty hearts, amarite guis?

@CaptainObvious said:

RUSTY FARTS

I love you guys.

What about Busty Farts? Who doesn't want flatulence with a huge rack?

#24 Posted by TobbRobb (4818 posts) -

It's like Devil May Cry! Except it's not responsive/fluid or hard.
Co OP was cool I guess.

#25 Posted by SuperWristBands (2266 posts) -

I tried it back in open beta and I couldn't skip the cut scenes. Stopped playing before I could get to the first real dungeon. Downloaded it again for the Steam achievement and well... they let me skip cut scenes now, so that's cool. The game is still pretty boring and the voices during the tutorial video (which I couldn't skip... lame, at least they were short) would talk over each other. Pretty poor experience all around.

#26 Posted by WatanabeKazuma (989 posts) -

Liking this and Persona 4 are mutually exclusive I would have thought. I mean I've never even heard of this until stumbling upon on this thread.

@Swoxx said:

Rusty hearts? More like... Busty hearts, amarite guis?

Damn it, too slow.

#27 Posted by BabyChooChoo (4743 posts) -

@Turambar: Better. Boobs and bromance? I'm down.

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