ninjas versus undead gunslingers--who's better?

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  1. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    I've recently submerged myself into the world of ninja gaiden black, and have been a longtime fan of the devil may cry series. I feel pretty safe in saying that these two series represent the best that the 3rd person action game genre has to offer.

    my question is, which series do you think is better, and why? I like dmc better because of the stylistic flair that capcom gave dante and his worlds, and the dual pistols just seems cool to me.
     
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    dmc has way more character and a better story over the 4 games imo, plus some insanely cool weapons (that guitar from 3 is teh awsum).

    ninja gaiden is a probably a better fighting engine, but 2 was incredibly broken with the shoddy camera. i also find it fairly bland and the characters uninteresting.

    also Dante.
     
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    DMC, WAY WAY above NG, in my little humble opinion. I would much rather go on an ass kicking adventure with Dante than with a Ninja in pajamas.

    edit: That and Tecmo's character designs have never really been that good to me.

    edit 2: except for that volleyball game on the Xbox... The designs were good there.
     
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    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    this thread needs moar twin twist.
     
  5. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    Why? I suck at DMC, found NG1 boring and NG2 unplayable :lol 

    Also, DEVIL ARM IS AWESOME!
     
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    it was in reference to the volleyball part, but yeah, i'm astounded you never finished dmc4.
     
  7. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    isn't dmc4 one of the easier games in the series? haven't played it yet, but it seems that games these days just have save spots every 3 steps...
     
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    I remember when that Volleyball game was coming out, I spent weeks and weeks telling my ex wife that I really felt like playing a volleyball game, but that there weren't any out for the Xbox or PS2. I told her that the first Volleyball game that comes out, I'm gonna buy it. Guess which game came out a few weeks later. She didn't buy it but let me have it for my clever planning.

    This, and while I know not EVERYONE loves this series, I found Onimusha 3 to be BADASS!


    The game saves everytime Nero's foot hits the ground.
     
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    DaggersRage Autistic bastard.

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    Well, the choice is pretty obvious for me, friggen undead gunslingers :rock  .
     
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    It's on my pile of shame.

    And yes, DOA VOlleyball is awesome!
     
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    I think I'm the odd one out but I prefer Ninja Gaiden as I found the gameplay for the PS3 version more intense. Of course, my opinion could change when NG2 finally hits the PS3 - if they don't fix the camera! LOL!
     
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    i started to play through it again on one the unlocked difficulties, and i can't remember which one it was but i can't get past level 6. for most the first playthrough might seem not that hard, but trust, the extra difficulties are mad. but yeah compared to 1 or 3 it is kinda easy.
     
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    I like both, but if you're asking me to choose, LET'S ROCK!

    Devil May Cry > Ninja Gaiden

    Excuse me?
    I think you mean Devil Bringer.
    You fail at Devil May Cry.

    You better hope they don't fix the Eclipse Scythe.
    The Eclipse Scythe is a win button.
    Believe!
     
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    devil 'arm' is totally useless on the harder difficulties, while you're busy slamming some douche about in some pre-defined animation someone usually comes from behind and tries to buttsex you.
     
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    I don't think I ever even used the devil arm. that's just the big, nasty, gauntlet type thing, isn't it?
     
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    DaggersRage Autistic bastard.

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    Devil Arms is the term for Devil May Cry's melee weapons. As far as DMC1 goes, Ifrit are the gauntlets use to punching and kicking.
     
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    twist was talking about Nero's unexplained mutant arm.
     
  18. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    oh, yeah. that game is SO all about using the guns.
     
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    pffffffffffffffffffft! swords and guitars my man!
     
  20. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    ...where's the undead gunslingers bit coming in from?
     

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