Telltale wanted to make a Scott Pilgrim game, O'Malley says no.

#1 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7240 posts) -

So O'Malley the maker of Scott Pilgrim tweeted this -

"Telltale wanted to do Scott Pilgrim but I said no. I couldn’t see it as an adventure game. All respect to them, though"

This hurts, seeing as how much I love both Scott Pilgrim and Telltale seeing them both together would be amazing.

#2 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

A video game that's full of video game references would be almost as garbage as the film.

#3 Posted by BeachThunder (11866 posts) -

Um...good. Telltale are already making 400 games. Perhaps they should start thinking of some IPs of their own.

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#4 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7615 posts) -

I love Telltale but can't say I'm very fond of Scott Pilgrim.  I'd prefer they kept working on classic franchises or simply made something original.

#5 Posted by Fjordson (2448 posts) -

Telltale could have probably dominated that shit, but I can't say I'm too torn up about it. The licenses they already have a hold of are far superior to Scott Pilgrim.

#6 Posted by pantzing_nome (583 posts) -

A telltale game could have been interesting but I can't really see what they would do with the license. 

#7 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7240 posts) -
@HandsomeDead @Fjordson @WinterSnowblind Not much Scott Pilgrim love here?
#8 Posted by Cincaid (2956 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba: 
Maybe it's just me, but playing through the game once with a friend was "OK". Nothing more.
 
I can't believe the over-hype that game got, and I can't believe you had to watch a 20min credits roll everytime you beat it. Maybe I'm just bitter because it was a pain in the ass to S-Rank. :P
#9 Posted by Fjordson (2448 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba: Nothing wrong with it, just not really my thing. And Telltale already has Jurassic Park, Walking Dead, Back to the Future and KING'S QUEST. Holy shit @ the last one.
#10 Posted by Enigma777 (6071 posts) -
@CrazyChris said:
" @NekuSakuraba:  Maybe it's just me, but playing through the game once with a friend was "OK". Nothing more.  I can't believe the over-hype that game got, and I can't believe you had to watch a 20min credits roll everytime you beat it. Maybe I'm just bitter because it was a pain in the ass to S-Rank. :P "
Forget the game, I can't believe that piece of shit movie got so much praise. Honestly I wanted to claw my eyeballs and ears out while I was watching it.
#11 Posted by Kelswitch (141 posts) -

I'd have been more curious than anything else to see how a traditional Telltale game would play around Scott Pilgrim.. 
Also, movie rocked.

#12 Posted by ckeats (489 posts) -

I love scott pilgrim to death and this would have been awesome. I wasn't a fan of the beat em up game so much, but an adventure game would've been great.  
They left a lot of awesome parts of the books out of the movie, an episodic game series would have been the perfect outlet to get all those parts in. 

#13 Posted by FCKSNAP (2299 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba: Love the comics. Movie was like yeah whatever. Game wasn't worth it.
#14 Posted by ShiftyMagician (2129 posts) -
@Snapstacle said:
" @NekuSakuraba: Love the comics. Movie was like yeah whatever. Game wasn't worth it. "
What wasn't worth it?  River City Ransom?
#15 Posted by Cincaid (2956 posts) -
@Enigma777: 
Thankfully I haven't seen it, nor will I ever.
#16 Edited by TheSeductiveMoose (3617 posts) -

Good. I kinda heavily disliked Scott Pilgrim (the movie and the game, haven't read the comics).

#17 Posted by FCKSNAP (2299 posts) -
@ShiftyMagician said:

" @Snapstacle said:

" @NekuSakuraba: Love the comics. Movie was like yeah whatever. Game wasn't worth it. "
What wasn't worth it?  River City Ransom? "
FIFTEEN  BUCKS ARE YOU KIDDING ME??? I played through it in one sitting with a friend and we decided never to come back to it. Five months later I buy the DLC and continued to curse my existence. I would rather pay for a complete anime/Adult Swim adaptation.
#18 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7240 posts) -
@CrazyChris said:
" @NekuSakuraba:  Maybe it's just me, but playing through the game once with a friend was "OK". Nothing more.  I can't believe the over-hype that game got, and I can't believe you had to watch a 20min credits roll everytime you beat it. Maybe I'm just bitter because it was a pain in the ass to S-Rank. :P "
I was talking about the movie. 
 
@Enigma777:
 Did you watch the wrong movie? 
 
@TheSeductiveMoose
said:
" Good. I kinda heavily disliked Scott Pilgrim (the movie and the game, haven't read the comics). "
No you don't, you love them. 
 
I am amazed by how much you people seem to hate or dislike the movie, it was pretty awesome in my opinion. >__<
#19 Posted by BeachThunder (11866 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba said:
No you don't, you love them.  I am amazed by how much you people seem to hate or dislike the movie, it was pretty awesome in my opinion. >__< "
Just out of interest, how old are you? Scott Pilgrim seems like something squarely targeted towards teenagers.My guess is that many of the people that didn't enjoy the movie (game...comics...) are probably a little too old to be interested. 
 
It's definitely how I feel about the franchise. Maybe I would've been interested years ago, but I'm certainty not now.
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#20 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7240 posts) -
@BeachThunder
@NekuSakuraba said:
No you don't, you love them.  I am amazed by how much you people seem to hate or dislike the movie, it was pretty awesome in my opinion. >__< "
Just out of interest, how old are you? Scott Pilgrim seems like something squarely targeted towards teenagers.My guess is that many of the people that didn't enjoy the movie (game...comics...) are probably a little too old to be interested. 
 
It's definitely how I feel about the franchise. Maybe I would've been interested years ago, but I'm certainty not now.
You do know most people who liked it were 20 or older? Look at Spill.com and Screened.com they liked it and they are all older than 20. Plus if it was aimed at teenagers as you said why would they add references to older games over newer ones? Not saying you can't like it, but I can't see how it was aimed at teens.
#21 Posted by FlamingHobo (4482 posts) -

The more I read about Telltale's future plans, the more of a joke they seem to be. They should really start on focusing more on making their products to a standard of quality rather than churning out as many games as possible. I couldn't envision Scott Pilgrim as an adventure game either and so I'm glad that they've declined Telltale the right to make one.

#22 Posted by FCKSNAP (2299 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba said:
" @BeachThunder
@NekuSakuraba said:
No you don't, you love them.  I am amazed by how much you people seem to hate or dislike the movie, it was pretty awesome in my opinion. >__< "
Just out of interest, how old are you? Scott Pilgrim seems like something squarely targeted towards teenagers.My guess is that many of the people that didn't enjoy the movie (game...comics...) are probably a little too old to be interested. 
 
It's definitely how I feel about the franchise. Maybe I would've been interested years ago, but I'm certainty not now.
You do know most people who liked it were 20 or older? Look at Spill.com and Screened.com they liked it and they are all older than 20. Plus if it was aimed at teenagers as you said why would they add references to older games over newer ones? Not saying you can't like it, but I can't see how it was aimed at teens. "
It wasn't aimed at teens. It's a story about twenty-somethings and life after high school.
#23 Posted by BeachThunder (11866 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba said:
" @BeachThunder
@NekuSakuraba said:
No you don't, you love them.  I am amazed by how much you people seem to hate or dislike the movie, it was pretty awesome in my opinion. >__< "
Just out of interest, how old are you? Scott Pilgrim seems like something squarely targeted towards teenagers.My guess is that many of the people that didn't enjoy the movie (game...comics...) are probably a little too old to be interested. 
 
It's definitely how I feel about the franchise. Maybe I would've been interested years ago, but I'm certainty not now.
You do know most people who liked it were 20 or older? Look at Spill.com and Screened.com they liked it and they are all older than 20. Plus if it was aimed at teenagers as you said why would they add references to older games over newer ones? Not saying you can't like it, but I can't see how it was aimed at teens. "
Hm, well, I guess I retract my statement then. I haven't seen the movie or anything else Scott Pilgrim related. But everything I know about the franchise just comes across as incredibly juvenile =/
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#24 Posted by fraser (478 posts) -
@BeachThunder: There's a self deprecating irony to the whole thing that seemed to get lost in the transition from comic to everything else. I reckon it's perfectly justifiable to hate everything outside of the comics without that context.
 
I always found the comics to be about how annoying those people who reference games/anime/manga/comics/"we're so indie" stuff are, but at the same time that self awareness made everyone quite likeable and funny.
 
If this makes any sense at all.
#25 Posted by Enigma777 (6071 posts) -
@BeachThunder: I think you're quite right. It IS incredibly juvenile and outright stupid in certain parts. There was no part of that movie I enjoyed (apart from maybe the Zelda theme) and I'm still kicking myself that I actually wasted money on it. Live and learn, I guess...

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