WII Thursday, May 15, 2008 | 8:58 PM

Madworld announced

Madworld announced

The second project in development at PlatinumGames is called Madworld and is best described as ultra-violent ; the player takes the role of Jack, who has a chainsaw arm. With the help of the Wiimote-Nunchuk combo, it is possible to brutally kill enemies, in a style that is similar to Killer 7 in black, white and blood. First images.


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Commented on 2008-05-15 21:50:15
Mad!

Here's a crappy vid


http://www.gametrailers.com/player/usermovies/2160...
Commented on 2008-05-15 21:59:37
on Wii really???
Commented on 2008-05-15 22:52:21
GAME OF THE YEAR!...imho
Looks like something out of 2000AD, brilliant!
Commented on 2008-05-15 22:52:44
Looks really...interesting!
Reminds me of Killer 7...
Commented on 2008-05-15 22:53:07
Frank Miller much?
Commented on 2008-05-15 22:56:49
If it wasn't for the stylized black and white thing this would look like pure shit. Really silly characters, mk style brutality and just...bulky wrestler type guys?

The idea with the black and white is cool but other than that it looks pretty awful to me.

Gotta be the first time i come in to a wii thread and don't just shoot off some silly comment about how bad the wii sucks. By the way. Wii sucks. Really.
Commented on 2008-05-15 23:00:15 In reply to Burglarize
Posted by cooleo_no1
Frank Miller much?
Posted by cooleo_no1
Frank Miller much?
Nah, close enough to sin city's artistic style, but the palette here is much different...
Commented on 2008-05-15 23:07:15
not the best graphics, but one cool as hell art style, gotta say tho, kind of a rip of sin city tbh. but who cares. it looks wicked
Commented on 2008-05-15 23:24:57 In reply to personGR
Posted by personGR
Nah, close enough to sin city's artistic style, but the palette here is much different...
Well... yes.

But it's still very Frank Miller. You can't tell me that hardcore violence, black, white and red are not characteristics that both share heavily. Not even taking into account blood splatters. There's a comic style to the characters in this game as well.
Commented on 2008-05-15 23:39:32
I don't dig these Japanese style-over-substance games like Killer 7, No More Heroes, The World Ends With You, and such...

Also, with a game being this stylized, can it really be called gory? It's abstract.
Commented on 2008-05-15 23:55:46
Posted by synce_the_fourth
After the commercial disasters that were No More Heroes and Zack and Wiki, you'd think that developers would stop trying to make hardcore games for the Wii... Oh well! I'm not really complaining. The game looks awesome.
Hardcore? lol. by the description you waggle your arm around to chop people up....that doesnt sound very hardcore to me. but then you could be talking about hardcore violence? in which case why include zak and wiki in your examples...lol.
Commented on 2008-05-16 01:57:23
Wow, love the style, and yes very Frank Miller. I'll be keeping an eye on this one.
Commented on 2008-05-16 02:49:57
LOVE the style its just wow and quite unique for a vid game (never actually seen one in this style black and white) defo keeping my eye out for this one.
Commented on 2008-05-16 04:36:57
Some how I think this game get its inspiration from chainsaw scence of GOW:
1. Execution.
2. Blood spread.
3. Mad World (remember the TV ad of GOW?)
Commented on 2008-05-16 05:54:39 In reply to KORNdog
It is from the makers of Okami, Viewtiful Joe, and Godhand. They used to be called Clover before Capcom got rid of them.
Posted by KORNdog
Hardcore? lol. by the description you waggle your arm around to chop people up....that doesnt sound very hardcore to me. but then you could be talking about hardcore violence? in which case why include zak and wiki in your examples...lol.
I'm curious, what is your definition of "hardcore"?
Commented on 2008-05-16 06:04:30
I have not Wii but i't look so great and same to the art of SIN CITY (of Frank mirror)^_^ yeah i'll waiting for video footage . thx you for screenshot
Commented on 2008-05-16 07:34:01
Uhm....saw the video on GT....honestly....not a gr8 game...only...a lot of blood.....pfff...
Commented on 2008-05-16 08:07:15 In reply to XboXEmaXX
Posted by XboXEmaXX
Uhm....saw the video on GT....honestly....not a gr8 game...only...a lot of blood.....pfff...
....oh...really....?
Commented on 2008-05-16 10:41:34 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
Hardcore? lol. by the description you waggle your arm around to chop people up....that doesnt sound very hardcore to me. but then you could be talking about hardcore violence? in which case why include zak and wiki in your examples...lol.
Well, I shouldn't speak for someone else but I'll just slide in and say that contrary to belief, No More Heroes is a pretty hardcore GAME with proper score attacks. It's got a lot of nuance to it and is infinitely harder to play than something like Eledees. The same is true of Zack and Wiki which has genuinely challenging puzzles.

Whether this here Mad World will be hard to play or not is obviously difficult to say at this point, but since it's by the Okami people I doubt it's completely mindless.

Nevertheless an awesome looking game, and further proof that due to low cost development and shorter dev cycles, people dare go nuts on the Wii. I look forward to more crazyness on it in the future.
Posted by Megido
Really silly characters, mk style brutality and just...bulky wrestler type guys?
Gears of War? :O
Commented on 2008-05-16 10:47:01
They must be Gears of war noobs * cough* *cough*

Everyone knows noobs love chainsawing ;)
Commented on 2008-05-16 11:27:25
Wow, is that his spinal column in picture 6? Awesome!

I love the style they've used, I don't think I've been taken aback by a game's visual style since JSR, which blew me away.

The Wii has just become interesting for me.

:o)
Commented on 2008-05-16 12:08:43 In reply to SimonM7
Posted by SimonM7
Gears of War? :O
Gears of war has terrible character design imo, yes. But i don't see how that's relevant here :)
Commented on 2008-05-16 13:32:47 In reply to SimonM7
Posted by XboXEmaXX
Uhm....saw the video on GT....honestly....not a gr8 game...only...a lot of blood.....pfff...
Not trying to be too critical here but I find that using commas and periods usually gets the job done better than the dot dot dot aspect. Unless you were trying to make your comment seem longer than it is.
Posted by SimonM7
Whether this here Mad World will be hard to play or not is obviously difficult to say at this point, but since it's by the Okami people I doubt it's completely mindless.
You make some good points, it is too early to make judgements on how difficult the game will be because of the developer involved. I'm sure anyone who's played or heard about Godhand knows what I'm talking about. It could range from "challengingly easy" to "harder than Contra 3".
Commented on 2008-05-16 15:52:02 In reply to Jigen
Posted by Jigen
I don't dig these Japanese style-over-substance games like Killer 7, No More Heroes, The World Ends With You, and such...

Also, with a game being this stylized, can it really be called gory? It's abstract.
It's more like style and substance over next gen graphics
Abstract? Please

Such a terrible quality trailer on Gametrailers too

I like how Wii generally is either really child directed games, or super violent. Two extremes with not much in between
Commented on 2008-05-16 18:25:59
Mad No World More Heroes

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