Been playing for 9 hours, and I've unlocked everyone besides EMS Sasuke. I already feel like returning the game for some reason...
Yeah, I know about the 1.5 million for EMS Sasuke. I reached 1 million before I stopped doing free battles (I got the "Rich" title). I wonder if there are additional characters/costumes after EMS Sasuke. Maybe at the 2 million+ marks.
The Gametrailers review was a pretty weird, for 80 % of it the reviewer only talked about how the story mode was disappointing and kept repeating the same things, bad review (and bad score).
Last edited by matsemann08; March 06, 2013 at 04:33 AM.
Just got done playing on Day 1. Got to the end of Chapter 3 and played one online match.
I already walked into this game negatively which I admit didn't help but at the end of the day I'm not impressed at all. I am just not getting the same feeling I did with Storm 2 and playing the story mode seems more like a chore than anything.
For the people that haven't bought it yet. The demo was a huge trap to get you to buy the game. The epic boss battle that was in the demo is the best part of the game and so far none of the other boss battles or battles from story mode thus far have come close to compare to it.
The story mode itself has gone downhill from Storm 2 to me. The open world exploration with side missions and item collection from Storm 2 is at a extreme minimum and you don't get to run around in the Narutoverse much at all except to move you along from one battle to another.
The new mob battle system was fun for 30 seconds and then turned into the tree climb from Storm 1 after fighting the same respawned group of Samurai for the 52nd time.
I didn't think the side combo being removed was that much of a big deal until the story mode. As in the past game you fight with mostly Naruto again and again which was no surprise but this gets boring even faster when all you can do is an air combo, base combo and down combo. The side combo at least threw a bit of variety into the mix and even this is gone now.
A lot of the boss battles I expected were dumbed down or not in the game at all. Sasuke vs. the five kages was not a cinematic battle but instead a series of battles where you fight the kage 1V1 and the 90% of Chapter 1 is boring dialogue as opposed to running around the world or side missions or cutscenes. There is no. Killer Bee vs. Kisame battle either as Kisame never fuses with Samehada and simply falls down and "dies". I was really looking forward to the giant water dome too.
Speaking of cutscenes they are very minimal or simply dialogue disguised as a cutscene. After 5 hours into the game I have only played 2 epic cinematic battles which were the demo prologue and Team 7 reunion.
Online battle is still fun at least but more or less the same. I did notice you cannot use the DLC costumes however making them more or less pointless for me. A lot of the OP jutsus have been nerfed for instance I played as "Masked Man" against a Nagato w/ Madara/Itachi support and even though I won the battle Tobi's jutsu was nowhere near what it used to be. Substiution jutsu's seem to take a lot longer to recharge so taijutsu is a lot more relevant than it was in the past games which is nice. It's only one match but it seems the best players will be the ones that can master getting the opponent to waste their substitutions.
All in All I won't give a complete opinion since I haven't beaten it fully yet but I am sorely disapponted. It's looking like I will beat the story mode and return the game to get credit towards Tomb Raider by my 5 hours of playing so far. The worst thing is this game had the potential to be so much more if the developers had simply put a little more time into it but has instead turned into a yearly cash grab for CC2/Namco Bandai where they add a few characters and a few minor tweaks and label it as a "NEW" game.
EDIT: Lastly can anyone tell me what the patch was for because there was a Day 1 patch I had to install as soon as I played the game.
Last edited by Curryman; March 06, 2013 at 05:14 AM.
Is the game's loading a bit slow or am i just imagining it?
I've also thought of trading this towards Tomb Raider. Maybe I'll get $30 for it. Or maybe Best Buy can give me $40 and I'll get some movies. I just want to finish up the achievements for it.
No there's no other achievement at the 2 million mark.
how do you unlock madara?
By going through the story mode. You beat him with tsunade.