IMAGES | X360, PS3 Tuesday, July 27, 2010 | 2:48 PM

A bunch of images for Majin

A bunch of images for Majin

NamcoBandai was also present at the Comic Con' to promote its upcoming titles. Here is a new set of 27 images from Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom.

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Commented on 2010-07-27 15:54:30
meh, cheap and ugly copy of TLG
Commented on 2010-07-27 16:04:27
Game's looking better
Commented on 2010-07-27 16:58:13 In reply to KUFI
Posted by KUFI
meh, cheap and ugly copy of TLG
Aren't people always saying there need to be more games like this? It's not as if the game is directly a copy. It's just the same style of game w/ a young main character and such.

We have really seen zero gameplay of TLG so we can't say too much about how similar they will play.

My only real gripe w/ team ICO is that they don't make more fully realized games. Ico and SotC both had great theme, amazingly well done atmosphere and presentation, but the core gameplay in both was very limited and the games were both easy to finish in a very short amount of time.

I just hope that this game AND TLG both create a more full package. I'm not bashing team Ico, as that game and SotC to a degree, gave me unique and wonderful experiences, but I think the games could have offered a lot more at the same time.
Commented on 2010-07-27 17:00:36
I never played SotC and thought it wasn't a fully realized game. It perfectly executed what it was trying to do, framerate issues aside.
Commented on 2010-07-27 17:09:19
I didn't mention anything about execution. And the framerate was easy for me to forgive since the game was the PS2's best looking game IMO.
Commented on 2010-07-27 17:35:54
I think the Ico/Last Guardian comparison is silly and unjustified. But even if it weren't the whiny fuckers can go sit in the corner becasue who could complain about getting more games like those?

I think it looks interesting anyway. It has a nice art style and the gameplay looks entertaining enough.
Commented on 2010-07-27 20:59:46
poor mans team ico game. i wouldn't mind if it looked as interesting/good, but sadly it doesnt. it's basically like dante's inferno. why bother with it when you have GOW3. why bother with this when you have team ico making better games. meh. i dunno. i guess it's bound to appeal to someone so it isnt a completely pointless endeavour for the developers.
Commented on 2010-07-27 22:01:14 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
poor mans team ico game. i wouldn't mind if it looked as interesting/good, but sadly it doesnt. it's basically like dante's inferno. why bother with it when you have GOW3. why bother with this when you have team ico making better games. meh. i dunno. i guess it's bound to appeal to someone so it isnt a completely pointless endeavour for the developers.
For fucks sake, Team Ico has released 2 games since 2001, maybe you'd want something to play inbetween? Why is everybody making the goddamn ICO reference anyway? What i see is puzzle and platforming dungeons type gameplay a'la zelda with a Big ass troll (?) helping out, how does that mean it's a bland copy of bloody ICO!? By that standard every goddamn game with a third person camera is a shitty version of something Team ICO made.
Commented on 2010-07-27 22:26:36 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
poor mans team ico game. i wouldn't mind if it looked as interesting/good, but sadly it doesnt. it's basically like dante's inferno. why bother with it when you have GOW3. why bother with this when you have team ico making better games. meh. i dunno. i guess it's bound to appeal to someone so it isnt a completely pointless endeavour for the developers.
Don't you mean why bother when you have Bayonetta, which raised the bar in this genre :p
Commented on 2010-07-28 01:18:49
KORNdog

Its not about "why bother with this when you got that" stuff, thats just silly.
The reason is because its a new IP, new world, new characters, new story...etc. Nothing is wrong with copying something as long as it is good enough and hold its own enough to seperate itself from its "insperation".
Commented on 2010-07-28 05:20:15
Exactly, it's like saying why play Killzone when you can play the superior Halo, or why play Halo when you can play the superior Half-Life etc...

There is more than enough room for more than one game in even niche genres. And seeing that we have seen next to zero gameplay of TLG makes it seem very stupid to assume that this is a copy.

but again, even if it does try really hard to be a team Ico game, then fucking great news, we have more games in a genre that doesn't get any love.

Makes zero sense why anyone wouldn't want more games like this if they claim to be big fans of team Ico games...
Commented on 2010-07-28 06:26:07
This game looks nice. Nevermind if its copy or not. i want more games like this. Hope its not so hard to play.
Commented on 2010-07-28 09:01:59
@ Nietzsche )

exactly, I'm totally in love with Team ICO, but that kind of mindset some people are displaying in discussions about this game is soo bewildering and frankly disgusting to me, especially because Majin seems like it can be a really good addition to the niche (although it's a low budget production)
Commented on 2010-07-28 12:04:50
ICO or SOTC or TLG...or...NOTHING! Everything else in this genre of emotion-adventures is just unplayable crap. Ueda HOWGH
Commented on 2010-07-29 09:11:35
Now, I haven't seen any gameplay, so I can't say anything about the actual game. But, seeing these screenshots, the graphics seem to be... really bad. I mean there's a hole lotta texture seams in there, that just hurt my eye. Also the depth of field effect that's supposed to blur the object too close to the camera, just blurs the objects' textures, it's edge remaining sharp... oh, and don't get me started on the "wet" bricks shader. Well, I do like the "monster's" design, especially those little vegetation patches growing on his arms and back.
Commented on 2010-07-29 09:39:06
One of the things I love with the company Game Republic is how they use the visual effects and its colors.

Folklore, Genji 2, Clash of the Titans and now Majin...i just love it.
They are colorful, stylish visual effects to go with them, just great.
Commented on 2010-07-29 13:14:45 In reply to Nietzsche
Posted by Nietzsche
Makes zero sense why anyone wouldn't want more games like this if they claim to be big fans of team Ico games...
because it doesnt look anywhere near as charming, interesting, polished, fun, etc etc. so why bother. as i said, it's dante's inferno all over again. if dante's inferno was actually as good as GOW3, then awesome, we have an equally great game to play, but it wasnt, it was a mediocre POS wannabe. and this looks to be the same thing. a poor mans team ico game. i supose it's great if you dont have access to team ico games, but when you have the real deal why even give it the time of day?
Commented on 2010-07-29 13:24:05
"it doesnt look anywhere near as charming, interesting, polished, fun, etc etc."

Can I use your timemachine?
Commented on 2010-07-29 14:04:20 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
"it doesnt look anywhere near as charming, interesting, polished, fun, etc etc."

Can I use your timemachine?
no time machine needed, just use your eyes.

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