X360, PS3 Friday, February 16, 2007 | 9:39 PM

Images of Virtua Fighter 5

Images of Virtua Fighter 5

Sega released these four images of Virtua Fighter 5, to be released next month on Playstation 3 (next week in the US). The Xbox 360 version is still many months away, so these screenshots are probably from the PS3 version.


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Commented on 2007-02-16 22:05:29
better....in......motion
Commented on 2007-02-16 22:13:20
The enviroment in the 2nd pic looks like the one in DOA 4, just worse. But w/e, I'm not into fighting games and didn't like DOA. Guess this one has better gemaplay.
Commented on 2007-02-16 22:28:01
Look at the third pic. Look at how shiny he is lol. Hmmmm
Commented on 2007-02-16 22:30:26
ca fait vraiment plastique je trouve, mais vivement quand même!
Commented on 2007-02-16 22:53:01
I'm not a fighting game kinda guy, but don't these look much worse than DOA?
Commented on 2007-02-16 23:01:43 In reply to nam37
Posted by nam37
I'm not a fighting game kinda guy, but don't these look much worse than DOA?
I was thinking the same thing. These games should look real by now considering the limited amount of on-screen action. I am guessing the animation should be top notch considering the graphics arent.
Commented on 2007-02-16 23:48:39
Okay, I know that graphics don't make the game. It's become a cliche' for us, but these shots are not impressive. There is no complex open world to explore and there are only two players at the most on screen at once. So the graphics become a big factor when were talking about a fighting game. To add insult to injury, it doesn't even have online multiplayer versus. This was Sega's chance to outdo the aged Dead or Alive4, but they blew it. It still looks like the enviroments aren't interactive and confined to a box with ringouts.
Commented on 2007-02-16 23:57:37
The theme song of Virtua Fighter 5 is probaby REM's "Shiny plastic people"
Commented on 2007-02-17 00:00:17
Meh, if i want fighting games, then its:

Arcade: DOA 4

Realism: Fight Night Round 3

For me.
Commented on 2007-02-17 00:00:57
More impressive than Tekken 6. Sega must be pleased with the shots Namco released.
Commented on 2007-02-17 00:09:34
While I agree the skin shaders are a bit wonky, hard core VF fans are into the fighting system foremost above any graphical shortcomings.
Commented on 2007-02-17 00:51:38
The game just looks terrible in every screen shot released. In motion though, it just looks sick. This is a game that really doesn't transfer well to screens. Only screens I've seen that look decent are ones taken of someone playing the game on a tv.
Commented on 2007-02-17 00:53:32
after seein Tekken 6, this looks glorious...lol
Commented on 2007-02-17 01:16:01 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
More impressive than Tekken 6. Sega must be pleased with the shots Namco released.
Tekken 6 looks like crap. Now, this looks way better, but I wouldn't call it amazing.
Commented on 2007-02-17 01:33:29
i like many aint into this genre,but i know many will love it.
i have 1 question...why is it that developers over the lkast year or 2 had the idea that making people shiny makes them look better,most games now look plastic/cartoony effects. i wish they would change the style.
im not saying all games before any rants start as soom have looked amazing
Commented on 2007-02-17 04:26:13
I like DOA better~
Commented on 2007-02-17 05:57:33
The background in DOA4 are much nicer than here... and the space here is smaller too. Character models are a tossup though (I prefer VF5 more)
Commented on 2007-02-17 06:44:25
same old same comments it seems :P
Commented on 2007-02-17 06:47:12 In reply to kenshin2418
Posted by derpyder
While I agree the skin shaders are a bit wonky, hard core VF fans are into the fighting system foremost above any graphical shortcomings.
Nuff said..
Posted by kenshin2418
same old same comments it seems :P
Yup. A bit of a shame that it's getting slammed in support of a launch game (especially DOA!)--the more the merrier, or something.
Commented on 2007-02-17 06:51:06 In reply to derpyder
Posted by derpyder
While I agree the skin shaders are a bit wonky, hard core VF fans are into the fighting system foremost above any graphical shortcomings.
I absolutely agree too. I know that gameplay is everything, and that nothing can beat VF. That being said, JUST LOOK AT THAT "SKIN" YUK!!!

I guess it's just something to talk about. I know I'm getting this game. Heck yes!
Commented on 2007-02-17 11:04:08
Looks decent. BTW that mask guy pointing at the news pic somehow craks me up every time :)
Commented on 2007-02-17 17:06:44
Sega is making a huge mistake by not taking this game online. The hardcore VF fans won't care, but there's an entire market of more casual players that will buy DOA4 instead since you can always find competition online, even if there's occasional lag. Plus, I think the series is fast surpassing VF in terms of innovation and fun.
Commented on 2007-02-17 17:26:17 In reply to synce
Posted by synce
Plus, I think the series is fast surpassing VF in terms of innovation and fun.
hahahaha! You could of said Soul Calibur or hell even Tekken, but DOA? :P

To each his own I guess :)
Commented on 2007-02-17 17:51:56 In reply to kenshin2418
Posted by kenshin2418
To each his own I guess :)
.

No one is forcing VF on you anyway. You should be happy that the genre is getting continued support on the platform at all.

Don't let this turn into another DOA vs. Everything war, and let's refrain from outright laughing at someone for their opinion too, he's entitled to it..
Commented on 2007-02-17 18:13:20 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
Don't let this turn into another DOA vs. Everything war, and let's refrain from outright laughing at someone for their opinion too, he's entitled to it..
Yeah, that was my bad. I'm just going to stop coming in these VF5 news threads, they always get me on edge. I'll just stick to the threads I made over in the forums :)
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