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@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Unless you count the Mask vs Lobo special, but that's less a duel and more a duet.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 08:52 PM)

My favorite crossover fight was Thor vs Shazam/Captain Marvel. Early in the fight, Thor discovers that Billy Batson needs lightning to transform, and being a god of lightning he simply denies him that.

@  Sabrblade : (04 August 2020 - 08:46 PM)

Let's see a fight between Death Battle and Super Power Beat Down

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Which Lobo later claimed was because he was paid to take a dive. Yes, really.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

And then there's the times it's been decided by a fan vote, which is how we get things like Lobo (who can go toe-to-toe with Superman at full strength) losing to Wolverine.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

And then there are the "but my favorite characater will totes win because I say so" people.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I mean, there are some people who really approach this from a somewhat reasonable standpoint, coming up with a plausible scenario and a setting that creates a fair environment that doesn't favor one character.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:46 PM)

My favorite stupid "why would they even fight each other" question recently was about three versions of Optimus Prime (G1, Bayverse and Aligned).

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:45 PM)

Batman obviously can beat everyone. Even Galactus. He's Batman. He's so smart, he'll just throw a Batarang and hit the weak spot at Galactus's forehead, knocking him out instantaneously.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:35 PM)

KUP!

@  Sabrblade : (01 August 2020 - 04:58 PM)

Urkel!

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 August 2020 - 03:16 PM)

Steeeeeeeeve.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 August 2020 - 02:57 AM)

LEEEROOOOOOOOY! jhenkenz...

@  Hg Dragon : (01 August 2020 - 01:21 AM)

Candleja-

@  Sabrblade : (31 July 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

@  Echowarrior : (31 July 2020 - 10:18 PM)

Spongebob!

@  TheMightyMol... : (31 July 2020 - 05:13 PM)

KHAAAAAAAN

@  PlutoniumBoss : (31 July 2020 - 03:04 PM)

Bueller? Bueller?

@  Jet : (31 July 2020 - 11:31 AM)

DONKEY!

@  Maximus Ambus : (31 July 2020 - 06:55 AM)

Spanner

@  Xaaron : (31 July 2020 - 06:49 AM)

Jetstorm

@  Nevermore : (31 July 2020 - 05:33 AM)

Tankor

@  SG Roadbuster : (31 July 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Overrun

@  lastmaximal : (31 July 2020 - 01:33 AM)

Buckethead

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 July 2020 - 07:15 PM)

Now I wonder how many Transformers we can name with the fewest possible different names.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:38 PM)

Ransack. That's like another 20 or so.


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#21 Tm_Silverclaw

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 02:28 PM

But your argument is that no hardcore gamers own a Wii to by RE 5... And yet you use Casual games as an example.


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Posted 14 July 2008 - 02:45 PM

QUOTE(Tm_Silverclaw @ Jul 14 2008, 02:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But your argument is that no hardcore gamers own a Wii to by RE 5... And yet you use Casual games as an example.


My arguement is that the market, or target audience, for the Resident Evil 5 is with the 360 or PS3. The content, not the difficulty or skill level dictates the audience. In fact, I'd say that you're likely to see the same people who bought say GTA IV and Halo 3 buying Resident Evil 5, and the records show that they have a ton of disposable income and very little to occupy their time, so Capcom is going to put their money maker on those systems and hope to sell, sell, sell.

Capcom has been doing port games, or exclusives, for the Wii, to keep more classically styled gamers, like yourself for instance, happy and get some of their disposable income, while intriguing the audience over on the 360 and PS3 side of things with familiar names of games, or familiar brands, on the Wii, while keeping other exclusives on the 360, so if say a Wii owner who's unfamiliar with the concept of Resident Evil picks up Umbrella Chronicles on a whim, they like it and get intrigued and look over to the PS3 or 360, thus opening another possibility for revenue for both the system producing companies, and the developer themselves. (Probably a deal Capcom worked out at the onset of all these exclusive titles.)

It's very underhand and money grabbing, but is a sound tactic from a business sense as well.
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Posted 14 July 2008 - 02:51 PM

Ehh.. I wouldn't be suprised to see RE 5 on the Wii eventually.. Just like they had to downgrade RE4 for the PS2.

And you forget Metroid Prime, RE-UC which sold Rather well *not amazingly.. but your not going to find -many- PS3 or Xbox games that sell amazingly either*

After all Capcom apperantly couldn't be bothered to make new models or animations for RE 5.

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 03:01 PM

QUOTE(Tm_Silverclaw @ Jul 14 2008, 02:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ehh.. I wouldn't be suprised to see RE 5 on the Wii eventually.. Just like they had to downgrade RE4 for the PS2.

And you forget Metroid Prime, RE-UC which sold Rather well *not amazingly.. but your not going to find -many- PS3 or Xbox games that sell amazingly either*

After all Capcom apperantly couldn't be bothered to make new models or animations for RE 5.


I can see it happening as well, but at the same time, they may just keep releasing Wii exclusive Resident Evil games.

Indeed they all sold well, but Franchise titles tend to do that(Gears of War II, Final Fantasy XIII and Fallout 3 should prove that very well), and there are classical gamers who are starving for a few more M rated games on the Wii.

It's true, most games don't sell spectacularily well but the numbers for the games that do sell well, sold better on 360 and PS3, and developers will mostly likely follow where they see the income is.

They're kind of like sheep in that way.
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Posted 14 July 2008 - 03:30 PM

I have a 5 Game rule for a console - when it has 5 Unique games worth having or that I particularly want to play (i.e. there's some good games I'm not in a rush to play - I still have not got around to getting Call of Duty 2 for example)

I am therefore quite a way off buying a Wii or a Ps3 or a Psp for those reasons and I still have not desire to buy a DS unless I get an old shape one dirt cheap - simply as the screen is so small I'd not use it very much anyway... I might even end up using it as a media player more than anything else if / when i do bother with it.


The problem is not that I dislike Wii or Ps3 it's just that so many titles are multi-format these days that it can take a couple of years for enough unique titles that meet my specific tastes to arrive on another format - there's not point me buying a PS3 just to use the media functions - as I know i'd not use it much and I know I'd still buy most games on 360 format when they are multi-standard as they are a lot easier to get cheaper at the moment.

I've not been playing much since the earlier part of this year as there's been a bit of a quiet spot the last few months.

There's some titles from the last 6 Months i'm waiting to get on the cheap and I'm hopping that some games that got patched will be reissued in a budget line version with the patches applied already (such as Ninja Gaiden 3 or Bioshock)...

I think that there's some games I'd actually like to buy twice if they produced an tarted up version such as Halo 3 (with playable arbiter character and remixed weapon & vehicle placement in single player) Ace Combat 6 with the downloadable content already on the disc (it's to expensive to actually download it- and eventually it will be worthless anyway so they should eventually just give it away on a new version).

As for new games the only ones that springs to mind of immediate interest is Far Cry 2, Gears of War 2, a console version of Crisis. I might also have an interest in Final Fantasy 13 if the game play itself is interesting enough.

But there's not a huge amount of immediate interest - that's why I've been trawling through my Xbox1 & Ps2 back catalogue wants list lately instead - as at least then it allows for a broader choice of titles if I fancy a platformer for example - there's not very much choice of that soon - except for Banjo 3 (incidently they really should sell a tarted up Banjo Tooie as well - If that was on a special edition version as a bonus I'd be well stoked.






#26 megamagnusagain

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 04:57 PM

any news about the forever upcoming release Duke Nukem forever. just kidding


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Posted 14 July 2008 - 06:37 PM

i heard that since the first TMNT game was a great one, they will be remaking it!

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 07:45 PM

I'm kinda in the same boat as you Mighty Maximal. For me to warrent getting a system there has to be a good selection of games I'm personally interested in, for me to buy it. I wouldn't say five though, more like six or seven. Though it really depends on the type of games too.

There is however, one VERY MAJOR EXCEPTION to the rule.

Once Capcom says: "Hey this system is getting a new MegaMan game" That system becomes an INSTANT NEED TO OWN for me. That's just how much I love my MegaMan games. Course if the new MegaMan game is a Battle Network/Star Force it doesn't work. I just never liked that reincarnation of MegaMan.

When I got myself a PSP. It was ENTIRELY for Mavirck Hunter X, and MegaMan Powered Up. For the longest time that was all I had for the system. Some may think it was a waste. But frankly: I didn't WANT to wait to play the new MegaMan games. I wanted to play them like the day before they even came out. So well worth it, and now I have a nice little collection of games for it. ^_^

As it stands right now, the only two Next Gen systems I really want are an Xbox360, and a Wii.

An Xbox360 mainly for one simple reason that still pains me to this day. Devil May Cry 4. I want this game. I need to play this game. But unfortantly I don't have the funds to get what's needed for the game.

The reason it has to be the 360 version is a couple of things. 1- It has rumble, and 2- There are actual OTHER 360 games I want to pick up. Like Eternal Sonata, F.E.A.R., Dead Rising, and Dynasty Warriors Gundam. (Yes I know a couple of those are on the PS3, but a couple also aren't)

The Wii became a must by when I learned of MegaMan 9, and Fatal Frame IV. Though Metriod Prime 3 is also a want. Though thanks to a friend, I at least got to play that game.

As for E3? I'll be on the look out for any news on Fatal Frame IV, and the Castlevania games comming out. Especally the one for DS. I'll probably look out for the Chrono Trigger DS, and Valkyrie Profile DS news too.

What I'm hoping for is an annouchment for a New MegaMan ZX game (which probably isn't ever going to happen), and MegaMan news in general, and any news on a possiblility of a Zone of Enders 3.

I'd hold out for news on a Bloody Roar 5, but I already know that ain't happening.

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 08:10 PM

You do know that Megaman 9 will be on XBLA as well right?

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 09:26 PM

Yeah but... Fatal Frame IV. It's FATAL FRAME IV!

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 09:28 PM

I wish I knew where I put my Old SNES & Megadrive (Genesis) Turtles Games They's be well worth a replay - the scrolling Beat 'em Up was cool [Hyperstone Heist ?] (better I think I liked it more than the more recent ones they've made on newer machines or even the actual old arcade game) pretty darn cool too was the one on one Beat 'em ups.

I'd love to see a Turtles Universe One on one style Soul Calibur like game - heck the turtles as guest Characters in any further Soul Calibur games would be rather neat too.

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 09:30 PM

I'm kind of shocked that the "demise" of Flagstaff Studios did not make it in here...

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 11:03 AM

That wasn't really E3 news though. That broke last week.

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 06:56 AM

the two next Final fantasy games are going to X-box

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 08:00 AM

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the two next Final fantasy games are going to X-box



We know about FF13, but what is the second one?

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 09:19 AM

QUOTE(The Predaking @ Jul 22 2008, 08:00 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Jul 22 2008, 06:56 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
the two next Final fantasy games are going to X-box



We know about FF13, but what is the second one?


FF13.

Yeah. FF Versus 13 to be exact. An action game by the Kingdom Hearts people wich takes place in the same world as FF13 but in a different time period and place.

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 09:47 AM

Got a link to where that was announced too? I missed that.

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Posted 23 July 2008 - 07:36 AM

is it exclusive to x-box? 'we' don't know that... 'You' might, but 'I' don't so I guess that makes 'us' unsure if 'we' know it...

yeah I think that's worded right?