Xbox 360

Sega confirmed today that Virtual On : Oratorio Tangram would be released exclusively on XBLA, and sent us these 3 official screens.

Official images

  • Virtual On images - Official images
  • Virtual On images - Official images
  • Virtual On images - Official images
NiteX
NiteX
Commented on 2009-03-12 21:15:08
A remake would be cooler.
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Tinks
Tinks
Commented on 2009-03-12 22:32:24
Negative

Also these screens lack the jaggies of the old game. Any news on whether the graphics have been improved?
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2PintsOfInsulin
2PintsOfInsulin
Commented on 2009-03-13 10:44:20
Wow, this looks sharper! They must have done a REZ on this. Should be good!
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TheFuriousOne
TheFuriousOne
Commented on 2009-03-13 14:03:43
The first virtual on game was one of my favourites, im not sure but Oratorio Tangram never made it to the Saturn did it??

I agree it would of been nice if Sega touched up the textures and lighting.
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2PintsOfInsulin
2PintsOfInsulin
Commented on 2009-03-13 14:25:53 In reply to TheFuriousOne
I'm pretty sure DC was the only console VO:OT made it onto (Saturn was long gone by that time, sniff).

I think the style and charm of the original would be lost if they spruced it up too much; this is more of a homage than anything else.
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60Hz
60Hz
Commented on 2009-03-14 02:32:22
Count me in!
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Corellianrogue
Corellianrogue
Commented on 2009-03-14 04:16:51 In reply to Tinks
Posted by Tinks
Negative

Also these screens lack the jaggies of the old game. Any news on whether the graphics have been improved?
The Dreamcast had anti-aliasing so I don't think the game was jaggy. This version's higher res though which obviously smooths it even more. The Virtual On games were never really graphical masterpieces though like the Virtua Fighter games or most other Model 2, 3 and Naomi games, they were just fun robot fighting games that were different to most fighting games (especially 3D ones) because you had projectile weapons as well as melee attacks.
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TheFuriousOne
TheFuriousOne
Commented on 2009-03-14 18:47:46 In reply to 2PintsOfInsulin
Posted by 2PintsOfInsulin
I'm pretty sure DC was the only console VO:OT made it onto (Saturn was long gone by that time, sniff).

I think the style and charm of the original would be lost if they spruced it up too much; this is more of a homage than anything else.
You are probably right, I would of liked some reflected surfaces, would of looked cool without spoiling the retro feel.
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