X360, PS3 Thursday, March 1, 2007 | 11:33 PM

Video of Armored Core 4 demo

Video of Armored Core 4 demo

Armored Core 4 demo just arrived on the japanese X360 marketplace, and I made a big fat video out of it. It shows the introduction of the game, as well as three levels. About the game itself, well, I'm not really convinced. The movements and aiming are heavy and imprecise, and it makes the gunfights really hard to master. It is absolutely possible that I missed a big thing about this game, but as far as I'm concerned, I didn't liked it.

Marketplace Demo
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Commented on 2007-03-02 00:19:35
Well you're not alone on that part that you didn't like it, I also downloaded the demo and I completely agree with you on everything you said Snoopers, Graphically it looked kinda ok but the gameplay was weird, It was really hard to aim, fly and shoot at the same time, it could have been better if the shooting was with the triggers and the "boosting" with the buttons really
Commented on 2007-03-02 01:11:56
Isnt it possible to reconfigure the controls?
Commented on 2007-03-02 01:29:04
Sadly the default controls for AC4 are so screwed up that everyone who has imported the game from the AC community switches to the default type B at least or picking another right away.

Damake: Yeah, Type B controls maps it like that.

I'm guessing the demo doesn't have control options huh? Sad.
Commented on 2007-03-02 02:15:48
The graphical effects look nice, but everything else looks drab, especially in terms of textures. Still, it plays well from what I hear so I may pick it up.
Commented on 2007-03-02 03:56:51
Commented on 2007-03-02 09:02:49
Wow why is everyone hating on this? The controls are strange but they work. Graphically I like it a lot, although I'd rather have more detail even at the cost of some frames per second (right now its really smooth). I dunno, just playing it for a few minutes I'm really digging the motion and fighting aspects of it.
Commented on 2007-03-02 10:45:39
Ac was always a good game, the control get some getting use to but i find it ok once you are use to it, so stop the crying lols, i for one will get it once its out.
Commented on 2007-03-02 22:08:41
I thought it was one of the slickest games I've ever played. DEFINITELY the slickest mech game. It captures the feel of anime mech fighting perfectly. You just have to go through the tutorial. I think it plays great! ^_^
Commented on 2007-03-03 12:04:21
I liked the demo. IMHO the controls need getting used to but im liking it so far
Commented on 2007-03-03 15:08:04
i had a quick blast yesterday, the controls seemed hard yeah, and i dont read japanese, so doesnt help! but i might try mapping it to type b and it might be easier to fly and shoot things! it's not quite the slow pace of chromehounds! lol!
Commented on 2007-03-16 20:42:34
the graphics are tooooo good! doesn't play badly, either ;)

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