The Conduit!

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#1 Posted by NormanOfTorn (54 posts) -

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#2 Posted by NormanOfTorn (54 posts) -

I am sure most of you have heard about The Conduit made exclusively for the Wii, I am wondering if you guys are expecting it to be top notch game, like Brawl and Galaxy, or do you think it will fall short like Red Steel did.

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#3 Posted by Mushir (2631 posts) -

This game looks very promising. Great graphics, nice controls. I hope they don't screw up the online though. If they don't, this game might become THE online wii game. I heard they are gonna make Wii Speak compatible with it. They still need a publisher though.

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#4 Posted by Bossman4595 (77 posts) -

Yea nintendo should pick them up as their publisher because this game looks awesome

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#5 Edited by matkey1988 (15 posts) -

looks like it could shape up to be amazeing from what i have seen. Best looking game on the wii ( maybe the new mario beats it) and i also hope the online is done right  not like brawls msg chat

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#6 Posted by DarkLegend (1383 posts) -

Looks like the best FPS game that the wii will get for a while.

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#7 Posted by whoozwah (59 posts) -

I'm more interested in the fact that if it turns out to be good that it will silence the self proclaimed "core" gamers who are clamoring about a good shooter on the Wii.

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#8 Posted by Murpan (64 posts) -

The game looks and sounds amazing. I'll be keeping an eye on it up until release.
I'm especially excited about the customizable controls, from a video I saw you can change everything from sensitivity right down to the bounding box. Should be pretty sweet.

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#9 Posted by synt4x (191 posts) -

I think the game looks awesome! But does it bring anything new to the FPS table, except for using the Wii remote properly?

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#10 Posted by WizzyKid (275 posts) -

The Conduit will no doubt be a top seller. If anything just because of it's graphical terms. Finally, a developer that's not afraid to bring good graphics to Wii. I also like the fact they said "Most other games look like crap on the Wii" which is so true. Some are simply ports of PS2 games, with older games of the franchise *cough* WWE *cough* looking far better on the Gamecube.

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#11 Posted by Willy105 (4915 posts) -

I think it's just another generic FPS, just like Killzone 2.

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#12 Posted by Mushir (2631 posts) -
Bossman4595 said:
"Yea nintendo should pick them up as their publisher because this game looks awesome"
No Nintendo shouldn't be the publisher. Because then we would have to use those annoying friend codes.
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#13 Posted by ThomasP (1665 posts) -

I'm hoping for a great story, good game play and robust online community options. I don't care who the publisher is.

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#14 Posted by Akel (167 posts) -

I don't see it as being revolutionary in any way, but it's definitely a great addition to the Wii library. I'll be picking it up for sure, regardless of publisher.

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#15 Edited by Gaius (149 posts) -

I think this is going to be very successful.  The graphics are far superior to many games currently out on the Wii.  Also, with any luck, they got their hands on the Wii Motion Plus early enough and they will use the 1:1 movement to their advantage.  They don't have a publisher yet, however, hopefully EA will pick it up.  This way the game will have it's own EA dedicated online servers.  I trust EA's online service more than Nintendo's, and it also negates friend codes.

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#16 Posted by timmytomthegreat (17 posts) -

How would MotionPlus add to the Conduit's gameplay?

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#17 Edited by Mushir (2631 posts) -
Gaius said:
"I think this is going to be very successful.  The graphics are far superior to many games currently out on the Wii.  Also, with any luck, they got their hands on the Wii Motion Plus early enough and they will use the 1:1 movement to their advantage.  They don't have a publisher yet, however, hopefully EA will pick it up.  This way the game will have it's own EA dedicated online servers.  I trust EA's online service more than Nintendo's, and it also negates friend codes."
I don't think they are gonna make the Motion Plus compatible with it cause they said they are almost done with the game and it just needs polishing. Oh and I agree EA should definitely publish this game. Friend codes are so friggin annoying >_<
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#18 Edited by Gaius (149 posts) -
timmytomthegreat said:
"How would MotionPlus add to the Conduit's gameplay?
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The Motion Plus adds for greater accuracy when using the Wii Remote.  In The Conduit you use the Wii Remote pointer to aim your gun.  More precision using the Motion Plus would mean more accurate aiming which would improve gameplay.

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#19 Posted by NormanOfTorn (54 posts) -
Gaius said:
"timmytomthegreat said:
"How would MotionPlus add to the Conduit's gameplay?
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The Motion Plus adds for greater accuracy when using the Wii Remote.  In The Conduit you use the Wii Remote pointer to aim your gun.  More precision using the Motion Plus would mean more accurate aiming which would improve gameplay.

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High Volage said that it is pretty close to finishing The Conduit's campaign, so I doubt that they will attempt to use The Wii MotionPlus, especially because it is not suppose to be released until Spring of '09.
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#20 Posted by NormanOfTorn (54 posts) -
Akel said:
"I don't see it as being revolutionary in any way, but it's definitely a great addition to the Wii library. I'll be picking it up for sure, regardless of publisher."
Yeah, I don't really care who the publisher is either, but it would be awesome if Nintendo published this game... It would sell millions.
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#21 Posted by Gaughan (97 posts) -

When I look at The Conduit I see a generic alien shooter. I just hope theres some interesting weapons or gameplay to bring me. I looks fantasic for a Wii game and I'd love to support it and show third party core games can sell well.

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#22 Edited by Gaius (149 posts) -
Gaughan said:
"When I look at The Conduit I see a generic alien shooter. I just hope theres some interesting weapons or gameplay to bring me. I looks fantasic for a Wii game and I'd love to support it and show third party core games can sell well.
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Some of the weapons seem interesting, I do agree with you though.  Although the Wii needs an FPS I still hope they add their own unique element to it.  I don't want it to be too generic.  But with the lack of this genre on the Wii, i'll take anything at this point.
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#23 Posted by timmytomthegreat (17 posts) -
Gaius said:
"timmytomthegreat said:
"How would MotionPlus add to the Conduit's gameplay?
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The Motion Plus adds for greater accuracy when using the Wii Remote.  In The Conduit you use the Wii Remote pointer to aim your gun.  More precision using the Motion Plus would mean more accurate aiming which would improve gameplay.

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I thought the motionplus only improves motion not pointer stuff.  How would it improve pointer functionality in the wii mote?
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#24 Posted by FrozenVX (109 posts) -

Nintendo isn't very good with online. I mean I had high hopes for brawl online, but it turned out laggy, slow, and near impossible to find a match. I'm kind of skeptical about online with the Conduit.

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#25 Posted by Earthbounder (318 posts) -

Overall I would say it is a generic shooter. But it does look good, and the reason why we are all excited is because the Wii doesn`t have many great shooters even though its control system is perfect for the genre. I think it is going to be great, but I think people are hyping it too much.

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#26 Posted by RowdyRob (221 posts) -
NormanOfTorn said:
"I am sure most of you have heard about The Conduit made exclusively for the Wii, I am wondering if you guys are expecting it to be top notch game, like Brawl and Galaxy, or do you think it will fall short like Red Steel did.
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Hopefully it won't fall short like Red Steel as High Voltage have plenty of time to work with The Conduit.

It has won almost all of the "Best Wii Game of E3" awards and has potential, especially with 16 player online deathmatches with voice chat.
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#27 Posted by Kowalski (317 posts) -

I'm not sure how I feel about the Conduit. I'm most excited about the controls and gameplay. I don't think that the game really looks that good. The Art style in the game is one of the worst I've seen in an FPS ever, and it's alot of jaggies and poor modeling going on. The controls and online better be revolutionary.

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#28 Posted by Kevin (399 posts) -

Anyone else see this article and think of Mass Effect?

Back on topic, I'll wait to see more before giving away my opinions on The Conduit.

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#29 Posted by Knives (756 posts) -

I'm still very skeptical of this game. Unproven developer + FPS = not good.

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#30 Posted by chazer127 (216 posts) -
Knives said:
"I'm still very skeptical of this game. Unproven developer + FPS = not good."

You never know, it could just suprise you.
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#31 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6872 posts) -

It'll be great. You can quote me on that, sonny.

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#32 Posted by Jordan23 (1097 posts) -

The Conduit is looking very sharp from the video footage that I've seen.


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#33 Posted by MasterOfPenguins_Zell (2120 posts) -

I'm not a big FPS fan...but I might get this game. Looking pretty good and I hope it will be a good game for the Wii.

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#34 Posted by OGCartman (4330 posts) -

Im expecting great things

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#35 Posted by efrucht (716 posts) -

It will probably be good for a Wii FPS.
I just don't know how it will fare against other popular FPS's, but we'll just have to wait and see.

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