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Old 12-28-2010, 02:17 PM   #1
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Angry Love this game.... But

I swear to god the camera in this game sucks ass. I get hurt and/or killed ALL the time just cuz I cant see wtf is going on cuz the camera blows so hard. Just venting... sorry.
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Old 12-30-2010, 07:37 PM   #2
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yeah some parts are a problem with it.. think the worst part was the electric when the camera changed and the trial was for not getting hit by anything. and it kept jumping me into it :/ hope the focus some of there attention on the camera for the dlc (:
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Old 12-31-2010, 03:02 AM   #3
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I can only think of one small platforming section in the game where the camera was enough of an issue to complain. But, all things considered, it certainly doesn't "suck ass." Not enough to make a thread just to complain about it.
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Old 01-06-2011, 02:13 AM   #4
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The camera can be frustrating. This game suffers from Devil May Cry or Ninja Gaiden like issues. Some people think it is a problem, others don't. I agree with tc, getting attacked from unseen enemies or having the camera angle change mid-swing on an attack can really drag the game down. Don't take this as me hating on this game; I like it. Just a little irritating sometimes.
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Old 03-19-2011, 11:32 PM   #5
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love the game but i really hate the camera!!!! the big black bird part was a nightmare!!!
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Old 04-09-2011, 11:03 AM   #6
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Sorry, but how the hell can you love this game?

The camera is HORRIBLE
The enemies are cheap as hell (hitting you from half way across the screen with their arms?)
Enemies recovering from moves when they've not even finished the animations

Yes, it looks nice, but what is this meant to be, a PS3 launch game?
I tried playing this game, but after seeing the "Restart from Checkpoint" screen after enemies cheaped my death time after time, I just gave up.

Cheap enemies include goblins who even though recoiling from a blow can still manage to throw a grenade at me, the swamp troll who half way through a swing managed to change direction of the swing and back-hand me even though I was dodging, and lycans who managed to jump backwards mid-way through recoiling in a "direct attack" combo.

Seriously, how buggy is this game if EVERY enemy that I faced in the first 2 hours of game play managed to change what they were doing mid-animation? Either that or it's programmed to be the cheapest game ever!

I'm giving up on this before I have an aneurysm from shouting at the TV with their constant cheapness!

GAH!!!
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Old 04-09-2011, 04:51 PM   #7
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Or maybe you just suck at this game? Yep. Your either a troll, or you suck at this game. Because I never experienced a single problem you mentioned in any of the three playthroughs I did. So personally, I think you're just making shit up.

Cry some more.
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Old 04-09-2011, 05:49 PM   #8
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Or maybe you just suck at this game? Yep. Your either a troll, or you suck at this game. Because I never experienced a single problem you mentioned in any of the three playthroughs I did. So personally, I think you're just making shit up.

Cry some more.
Yup, I suck at just this one game, when I play a TON of other games, and usually on the hardest difficulty - maybe this is like other Capcom games which have TONS of bugs in them...

During the couple of hours I tried to play this I had one lycan left out of the first bunch, I was hitting it with the combo and it MAGICALLY managed to recover from it's reactions to start it's own combo.

Then when fighting the goblins I was down to one, I was in a combo and it threw a grenade at me!

I finally gave up on this when I'm about 20 feet away (game relative) from the swamp troll, rolling backwards and it manages to hit me with a swing, and after I dodge it's attack, it's in the middle of a swing and suddenly "changes it's mind" and back-hands me...

If I had a way to record from the HDMI output on my Xbox I'd happily record them and upload to show you how cheap this game is to me.

Maybe the latest update increased the cheapness, but I HAD to give up in frustration before I went insane - the amount of times that this killed me by stupid things was ridiculous e.g. goblins appearing right in front of my path and throwing a grenade at me before I could take another step, lycans attacking in one direction and turning mid-strike, and MUCH more!

How about the swamp troll at the end of it's horizontal swing, I do a "chain kick" on it and there's no animation flow for it, it just manages to move it's arm into a vertical swing to hit me? You call that ME sucking at the game, or the game just sucking?

I can understand a game being difficult on the harder levels, but this game increases the cheapness the harder the difficulty - enemies should NOT "magically" appear right in front of you as you're moving, or be able to throw things while they're recoiling from a blow!

Of the last games that I've had problems with, 2 have been from Capcom - this and Dark Void (which stops you progressing if you die at certain points and you HAVE to restart the level). Funny how their non-Street Fighter games seem so buggy. :-P

If complaining about a game's horrid bugs makes me a troll, then there are a TON of trolls on this forum who "troll" the worst games for bugs!
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Old 04-09-2011, 09:29 PM   #9
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I played the game on Knight difficulty my first time through, and had little problem. I'm currently during my 110% playthrough (after 5-ish months of not playing it), and I've done all but two of the trials on Paladin. This game is fantastic, and really not that hard.

While I'm not saying you are lying, I've never seen an enemy magically appear in front of me, or hit me while I'm attacking them. I know that if you keep attacking them while they are blocking, they will do an unblockable attack on you, but that's about it.

I guess after finishing Ninja Gaiden 2 on Master Ninja (without essence farming), everything else pales in comparison as far as cheap goes.
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While most of the time this game isn't difficult, it's just the bugs which annoyed the hell out of me.

Having played a chunk of NG2 on the level below Master Ninja (put it down and never picked it up again), the majority of this isn't too bad - I have no idea if it's something that is specific to certain consoles (I have 2, so tempted to play on my other one to try).

You know when an enemy isn't blocking because of the "splashes", but the amount that I saw who weren't blocking, and yet managed to pull off their own combo as a retaliation was ridiculous! The range of the Swamp Troll was just insane too - unless it's related to Mr Fantastic, it shouldn't be able to hit me from the range I was at. :-P

I will try un-installing it and re-installing in case that was glitched, but not for a while, purely to get over the irritation I had with this game...
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Old 05-02-2011, 02:07 PM   #11
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The only problem i had with the camera angle was when it came to running down a path and the camera doing a complete 180 turn and id end up running back in the direction i just came from. got a bit annoying.
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Old 05-02-2011, 10:10 PM   #12
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I swear to god the camera in this game sucks ass. I get hurt and/or killed ALL the time just cuz I cant see wtf is going on cuz the camera blows so hard. Just venting... sorry.
thats about the only thing i could ever find wrong with the game myself, it never killed me though.
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Old 05-05-2011, 03:34 PM   #13
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Just started playing today and yeh it feels odd at times. So far I found it most odd in the first level where you see the giant spiders and when you basically make a few blind leaps of faith as the camera is fixed when you need to jump down below. It is the only problem I have with this game as it has been thoroughly enjoyable thus far.
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Old 06-18-2011, 11:53 AM   #14
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just wanna say that this isn't a capcom game, this is a Konami game with Kojima developers, that is all, lol.
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Old 06-18-2011, 01:47 PM   #15
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I'm very impressed of the quality of this game.

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Old 06-19-2011, 08:53 PM   #16
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I'm very impressed of the quality of this game.

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I agree with this. i didn't have a problem with it at all. It just showed off the landscape spectacularly.
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:55 PM   #17
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I didnt have a problem with the camera at all and it did show off the epic scenery. really regret trading this game in
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I never really had a problem with the camera or anything. Generally if you have a bad camera angle, you are doing something wrong and standing in a stupid place. They give you plenty of space for fighting and if you are standing off screen or can't see the enemy, then move. You clearly aren't supposed to be standing there. Same thing with jumping. If you get a stupid camera angle, you are most likely making the jump wrong.

Also, the enemies are not 'buggy' and I wouldn't consider them cheap. The game is pretty challenging and a lot of the fights are meant to be tough. All the enemies are pretty easy to read after fighting them for a few minutes and if you can't start seeing what attacks they are about to do, you do suck at the game. Every enemy has a warm up to all their attacks, you just have to be quick enough and smart enough to dodge or counter them.

If you learn all your combos and how to use them effectively, learn how to read enemy attacks, and learn how to counter, then the game becomes a cakewalk. So stop complaining that the enemies are cheap or 'buggy' when they are not. You just need to take the time to get good and know how to deal with individual enemies instead of bitching about it. The game is challenging but it is not that difficult when you know what you are doing.
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Old 06-21-2011, 09:48 PM   #19
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I must admit I was really disappointed with this game. I was hyping for it and then it came out and I got it and physically just couldn't play it. Mafia 2 also disappointed me.
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yeah i have found myself going to move the right stick without thinking about it, thinking the camera was going to move. But only on a few occasions, i think they have done a good job for most of the game
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I think it's perfect, plus they do that on purpose sometimes to hide items.

But honestly I don't see the problem with it.
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Old 09-24-2011, 03:47 AM   #22
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There's nothing wrong with the camera. It's just Capcom's style.
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its not fucking made by Capcom. It's a fucking castlevania game, it's made by KONAMI.

and the long winded post about this game being cheap and it sucks because you can't even get past chapter 2 it seems, you do suck. And you saying you DON'T suck just because you have a gamerscore in the 100k range does NOT MEAN ANYTHING. Big deal, you have a high gamerscore, does that mean you are automatically amazing at every video game? No.
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The glitches...ARGHHHH!!!!!!!!!!
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its not fucking made by Capcom. It's a fucking castlevania game, it's made by KONAMI.
Actually if you want to get technical, it was made by Mercurysteam, with permission by Konami. Konami just published it.
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Old 10-04-2011, 07:15 AM   #26
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Yeah that is true...I'm sure Konami had some say in the game though i'm guessing. Whatever though, I thought it was good, and to be honest I thought the camera was actually pretty good. There was like 2 times when it was just a terrible angle but for the most part it followed Gabriel pretty nicely. Better than NG I think.
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I didn't have any issues. I do not agree with the complaints about enemies switching directions. As far as enemies hitting you while you are in a combo... there is no rule that says they cannot hit you while you are hitting them. This game was meant to be more than just a button masher. So what if a guy you're hitting can hit you, change your tactics then.

As far as camera, I didn't have any complaints about it. Again, you had to get used to the lack of directional change when the camera switched views. Holding up kept you moving the same direction even though the camera switched views and up was now down on the screen. Same thing for jumping and attacks during a camera view switch. By maintaining the original direction you kept your movement in the same direction (for the character). Release thumbstick a split second and directions would be "reset" to new camera view. Again, change you tactics and you were good to go.
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Old 11-16-2011, 12:38 AM   #28
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I'm finding LoS one of those games that I REALLY want to love. I soldier on with it but I'm really not enjoying it. It's somewhat of a chore. The camera's been the cause of a few deaths, I find some of the detection around ledges glitchy and sporadic, and the combat just seems more difficult then it should be, and I'm bloody sick of quick-time-events in adventure/action games. I'm on the 4th chapter hoping it'll start to be fun but I dont' think it will happen and doubt that I'll ever see the end. Great graphics though...
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I agree with you it frustrates me every time i die because of the camer.
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Just as a tip to anyone who is frustrated by the camera or hasn't played the game yet, what's happening is when the camera shifts the direction you're holding the controller in stays, so you need to let up off the directional stick and then re-angle it. The directional movement doesn't transition along with the camera which is why that happens. I've definitely jumped off a few cliffs because of this.
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