IGN: Escalation revealed

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  1. Rexidus

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  3. Rexidus

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    Damn you! :) 
     
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    OH Snap!!!
     
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    Warpath is back. Awesome he was so much fun in the first game I hope he has a crazy single player mission
     
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    Calling in gunships? Epic!
     
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    That all just sounds positively EXCELLENT
     
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    This my game of the year.
     
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    Gunships? I reckon that's something similar to the Target Locator from Reach.
     
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    That screenshot looks AWESOME. It really looks like they've fixed the colors and lighting in this game.
     
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    Only 15 waves I see.
     
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    That got me as well. I wonder how much you can do in that time. This could be typo where it should be 50 or HMS could have drastically decreased the number of waves for the sake of the majority. I severely hope that this is for the demo though.
     
  15. Rexidus

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    Actually the article says the gunship will patrol the map and lay waste to anything it sees.
    Your post made me realize I should probably do more than just provide the link. Also your post had a nice summary of big points. So I stole it. Besides I suspect the moderators will just combine the two eventually. So thanks for your post which surpassed mine in ways excluding timing. :)  And I always admit when and where I'm stealing.

    I doubt it was a typo. The most popular Escalation mode in Reach was the 15 round one so I expect this is a case of data saying people prefer this over infinite. I do hope there is an infinite option but I expect 15 to be the default.
     
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    Sounds neat, but I was really hoping you'd get to play as your own custom characters. :( 

    Also, some form of an XP system would be nice.
     
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    Yeah I hope it's a typo as well.
     
  18. Shizuka

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    Well thanks anyway.

    The ability to select custom wave numbers would be good but I wonder how the mode is programmed because it will have to sustain the growing difficulty beyond the default maximum number of rounds.

    All I know is that I found that wave 15 was when the mode got challenging. I mostly got to wave 10 because of bad teams though.
     
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    Wave 5 out of 15? Well that's kinda lame. I wonder if the difficulty will be higher to compensate.
     
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