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SSB not that fun?

Discussion in 'Smash Brothers' started by wenied, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. wenied

    wenied WiiChat Member

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    I rented SSBB yesterday and played for a few hours. The game has above average wii graphics and good gameplay, but I just found it boring.

    I've already returned it, because I just didn't wanna play any more. I read all the reviews and everone seems to be amazed by it. Am I the only one who doesn't like it?
     
  2. wezeles

    wezeles Guru of everything Ninty

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    Pretty much. You probably are missing a chromosome or something :lol: :lol:

    It is acctually kind of an Odd game, Im kinda suprised it has as much mass appeal as it does. My wife doesn['t get it eaither and only will play on occasion.
    It's unique and fun but I could see how some might not like it.
    Really without other people to play with it's not great. You need the multi player to understand its greatness, as with alot of Nintendo's big title games.
     
  3. Eagles

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    I'm sure you're not the only one, but you'd have to be in the minority. :lol: Just out of curiosity, have you played any of the previous games?
     
  4. Pantalaimn

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    I am already thinking about sending this back to Gamefly too. Pick a character and fight; win or lose what does it matter? Nothing online gives me credit for the win or loss for that matter. It is just kind of repetitive online with some characters seeming to have many advantages over others. This would be a cheaper way of buying as gamefly only wants $40 for me to keep it and I got this sent out on launch so I know it is brand new. Another reason to rent before I buy. Glad others are enjoying it though.

    I have never played a smash Bros. game before this one.
     
  5. Ooze33

    Ooze33 Avatar and Fox Fan

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    The people who didn't like SSBB probably have not played the other two. This game was EXTREMELY anticipated by those who had played the series before, so maybe the game's greatness came from the anticipation/satisfaction?

    Thus proving my theory somewhat.
     
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  6. JeremyGTS

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    Im sure youre not the only one, my Wii is broke i need to send it off cause it wont pull in and eject discs on its own and i postponed that a few days just to play SSBB i think the game is great whether or not its single player or multi player but ive played SSB since N64
     
  7. wezeles

    wezeles Guru of everything Ninty

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    Thats kind of the point, Win or loose it doesn't matter its just about the Fun of fighting with characters that normally wouldn't. All though they have greatly improved the single player modes. And the more you play the more you unlock! The more you Win the More you unlock! Charcters,Stages,Classic games,trophies,ect. ect. ect.

    It's a game of random non-sense that awards you with even more random non-sense the more you play. Because of its setup it's truly a universal game Casual,Hardcore even grandma usaully will enjoy playing a few rounds of SSB because it's more funny then violent. It's pick upa nd play appeal will just varry person to person.
    Will it keep you comming back for more hours on end? Depends how bad you want to unlock everything and if you have anyone else to play with.

    It doesn't ever really get old, you just eventually unlock everything and the game is turned into a Multi player only game like alot of other fighting games today.
     
  8. ally_uk

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    I always thought Smash brothers was overrated to be honest. I never really saw what the appeal was both my mates play it religiously and they are always going to to me come on have a game.

    I'm like meh this game sucks lol I never have liked smash bros from the first game to me it's just a average beat em up only hyped up because of the Nintendo connection.

    Give me Soul caliber any day of the week that's what I would call a true beat em up experience.
     
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    I think it is getting boring because I usually win and I played everything on it.
     
  10. Silent-Sniper

    Silent-Sniper ↑ Awesome ↑

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    Looks shite to me, played it in the past I think, just a copy of Mortal Kombat at the end of the day, a crap one at that.
     
  11. sremick

    sremick Got lifeboat?

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    I feel vindicated.

    I've been saying for a long time that SSBB is being overhyped and doesn't have the universal appeal that the fanatic fanboys claim it does. "No, it's not a fighting game!" "You just don't understand!" Whatever.

    A friend of mine got it recently so I'm going to check it out this coming weekend, but so far the reaction from the people I know has been "meh".
     
  12. ally_uk

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    Exactly underneath the glitz of the nintendo characters it is a pretty average beat em up at best.

    I wouldnt nessecarily call it a bad game but I wouldn't call it a essentail franchise either.
     
  13. mushroomedmario

    mushroomedmario ssb4life

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    i've never even played online yet, and i think this is, by far, the greatest game i have ever played

    I really can't see how anyone can not like this game, unless they suck at it and no longer want to play it

    this game is just so packed with tons everything, how can you not like a single aspect of it?


    Seriously, you should re-think that. Smash bros series has unique fighting gameplay. In what other fighting game do you have to keep hitting an opponent until their percentage raises up, and then knock them out of the stage. I could go on and on how unique smash bros is as a series, but there would be too much to say.

    read this

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smash_bros#Gameplay

    that's just one paragraph...read the whole link
     
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  14. Budo

    Budo Raging Clue

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    No, you're definitely not the only one.

    *shakes fist at SSBB in anger*

    So this is how all matches go pretty much?

    1. Spawn
    2. Start pressing the "one" button
    3. Win if you press it faster than your opponent

    It may not be completely accurate (you'll have to go left and right and jump a few times), but that sounds pretty close with respect to pressing one button, yes?
     
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    The first time i played smash bros was at my friend's house seven years ago. the only reason i wanted the game was because it had Link in it.(I'm a Zelda fanatic)
    Then, I realized the greatness of the multiplayer gameplay.
    I loved the chaos going on in each stage.
     
  16. mushroomedmario

    mushroomedmario ssb4life

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    no, actually it's not accurate at all, that's more like street fighter or soul calibur,

    the gameplay has tons of buttons to use, the point that the paragraph is making is that you don't have to memorize combos like a, b, z, x, y, a, y, b, down, x

    those buttons are still implemented in the game,

    it's more like

    1. spawn
    2. can't put in one sentence because there are too many possibilities
    3. whoever can land a good smash hit(which could be challenging since there is dodging and sheilding) once their opponent is at a high percentage might win
    (if their opponent doesn't make it back)
     
  17. sremick

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    It's this mentality which is the problem I am talking about. Maybe they just don't like fighting games?

    Fighting games don't have universal appeal, even if you think they're the greatest thing ever invented.
     
  18. Budo

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    But Street Fighter uses more than one button. It even says, "controls are greatly simplified in comparison to other fighting games." I'm assuming they're using Street Fighter as one of the comparisons.

    Is the Wiki article wrong then? You should probably go edit it if you have to press more than one button, because that's exactly what it says, per your quote.
     
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    Ok, well this is my very first SSB game and I have to say that in the begining I would have totally agreed with you, whats the point you hit, you smash you win you go on. But as I have played it steady since release there really is more to it than that. Yeah thats still the basic principal of the game and it can get boring if you let it, however if you take the time to really try out the different characters and modes you're gonna find there is so much more to it. Hell even switching from character to character and fighting thru classic on intense is by far one of the most challenging things I have run across in a game.


    But anyway I hear where you are coming from and some people will love this game and some won't that's why we have a variety of games in the first place, so more power to you for at least taking the time to try it before making a decision about it, that's more than most people around here do.
     
  20. mushroomedmario

    mushroomedmario ssb4life

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    when you quote people, read what they have to say
    that's what it means by simplified
     

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