Freedom Wars (Vita exclusive) gets release date for NA

#1 Edited by SolidGame_basic (16840 posts) -





October 28th according to Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JQI471A/ref=pe_945280_122379670_em_1p_0_ti.

This is supposed to be one of the Vita's heavy hitters for the holiday season (it's also a Sony first party game). The other being Tales of Hearts R, which is coming out November 11th. Also, Sword Art Online will be here August 19th and Danganronpa 2 is September 2nd. Also, the indie Vita exclusive Murasaki Baby is expected to be released next month. Those are exclusives only by the way, there's more. What do you think, Vita people?

#2 Edited by lostrib (34512 posts) -

Did they ever fix it? Lolvita

#3 Posted by Kaze_no_Mirai (11116 posts) -

Is the one with the ridiculous difficulty spikes that even Japanese players complained about? Hope that gets patched before it gets here. Looking forward to this.

#4 Posted by jsmoke03 (12758 posts) -

solid lineup....vita is still gasping apparently lol

#5 Posted by Blabadon (25941 posts) -

Hope Danganronpa doesn't suck as much as the first one.

#6 Posted by bbkkristian (14944 posts) -

@Blabadon: how could you not like danganronpa? Especially with how amazing the true antagonist was.

#7 Edited by SolidGame_basic (16840 posts) -
#8 Posted by lostrib (34512 posts) -
#9 Edited by Chocobo_PS2 (25 posts) -

I am not sure what you guys talking about, I steamroll Freedom Wars using Barbara 2895 atp and Excalibur 2739 atp both 25 all elemental enchanted ofcourse. Story mode I didn't upgrade weapons until 2nd last code.

#10 Edited by Blabadon (25941 posts) -

@bbkkristian: Holy shit you have awfully low standards if the contrived throwaway true villain is considered amazing to you.

That reveal just left an even more bitter taste than was already left by the rest of the game.

#11 Edited by Ghost120x (3739 posts) -

Sony sending another vita game to die. I believe it is launching the same day as assassins creed? Then Sony is going to say there is no AAA market on vita, when it's their fault.

#12 Posted by bbkkristian (14944 posts) -

@Blabadon: I had the same reaction when I found out the VLR mastermind. Except I was a lot less confused in Danganronpa, and it allowed you to realize who it was through its gameplay mechanics rather than tell you through cutscene like VLR.

#13 Edited by Blabadon (25941 posts) -

@Blabadon: I had the same reaction when I found out the VLR mastermind. Except I was a lot less confused in Danganronpa, and it allowed you to realize who it was through its gameplay mechanics rather than tell you through cutscene like VLR.

It was a bullshit throwing the rug out from under the player because the villain they put charisma into (Monakuma) couldn't actually pull that all off.

Not to mention why the villain did what they did was absolutely stupid as shit.

#14 Posted by Malta_1980 (11215 posts) -

Great news, was looking forward to this game..

#15 Posted by yokofox33 (29367 posts) -

An intriguing game for sure, but I do hope they fix that difficulty issue. When Japanese people complain about it being too difficult, you know something is wrong.

#16 Posted by charizard1605 (56045 posts) -

I have not exactly heard good things about this game, and more importantly, between Ragnarok Odyssey, Soul Sacrifice, and Toukiden, I have enough monster hunting games on my Vita as it is. I might be passing on this one.

#17 Edited by SolidTy (42450 posts) -

If this game gets amazing scores from my favorite reviewers across the net, I'm on top of this game.

Something like difficulty doesn't affect me. That doesn't worry me at all, I come from the days when games were HARD and the last decade has yielded nothing but easy games...However, it's vital the game is good for me. It's all about the gameplay.

Speaking of Gameplay, Famitsu gave Freedom Wars a review score of 35/40. Good score.

The difficulty whining reminds me of DMC 3 NON GREATEST HITS version vs. super easy DMC3 GH version. LAME!

#18 Posted by charizard1605 (56045 posts) -

@SolidTy said:

If this game gets amazing scores from my favorite reviewers across the net, I'm on top of this game.

Something like difficulty doesn't affect me. That doesn't worry me at all, but it's all about the gameplay.

The difficulty whining reminds me of DMC 3 NON GREATEST HITS version vs. super easy DMC3 GH version. LAME!

Eh, it isn't exactly like that. This game is just supposed to be outright broken as far as the difficulty curve goes (well, that, and it's generally buggy and glitchy, which further add to the frustrations). It was so bad that its sales actually contracted dramatically after the first week due to poor word of mouth, and Sony was forced to acknowledge those issues and promise a patch.

#19 Posted by SolidTy (42450 posts) -

@SolidTy said:

If this game gets amazing scores from my favorite reviewers across the net, I'm on top of this game.

Something like difficulty doesn't affect me. That doesn't worry me at all, I come from the days when games were HARD and the last decade has yielded nothing but easy games...However, it's vital the game is good for me. It's all about the gameplay.

Speaking of Gameplay, Famitsu gave Freedom Wars a review score of 35/40. Good score.

The difficulty whining reminds me of DMC 3 NON GREATEST HITS version vs. super easy DMC3 GH version. LAME!

Eh, it isn't exactly like that. This game is just supposed to be outright broken as far as the difficulty curve goes (well, that, and it's generally buggy and glitchy, which further add to the frustrations). It was so bad that its sales actually contracted dramatically after the first week due to poor word of mouth, and Sony was forced to acknowledge those issues and promise a patch.

Hmmm...that seems pretty anecdotal. I'd have to read that from a trusted source, there's too many people out there these days posting with spin. There are reviewers I've read for years and I look forward to their reviews of the western copies of this game. I didn't read about buggy and glitchy (but I did read about difficulty spike) and whatever but I know everyone has their own story to tell with their games in Japan. Just in U.S., I don't trust randoms until I try for myself. I don't completely doubt it's validity, but I am naturally a skeptic with movies, news, music, TV shows, books, games, etc. Too many times over the great many years I've been a gamer I've been told XYZ sux! and ABC is AWESOME only to find out that both are good but not great. I would need to see sample sizes and data and interview people to buy into this and that's too much work considering the western release is probably the patched version anyways.

I guess we'll see how Freedom Wars does when it releases in the west.

I know Famitsu gave Freedom Wars a review score of 35/40 for whatever that's worth.

#20 Edited by Bigboi500 (29347 posts) -

Man, I can't help but wonder if this is the last retail exclusive we'll see for the Vita over here?

Good news: I need to pick up quite a few Vita titles, and can get them cheaper then normal, most likely.

Bad news: Probably not much in terms of new games to buy on the horizon for Vita.

#21 Posted by SolidGame_basic (16840 posts) -

@SolidTy: very true. I learn to take a lot of things with a grain of salt

#22 Posted by osirisx3 (1756 posts) -

wow we are getting a port for once. Im still waiting for hatsune miku project diva f 2 its been out for over a year in japan

#23 Posted by SolidGame_basic (16840 posts) -

@osirisx3 said:

wow we are getting a port for once. Im still waiting for hatsune miku project diva f 2 its been out for over a year in japan

a port?

#24 Posted by SolidGame_basic (16840 posts) -

IGN has confirmed this along with price and preorder bonuses. Also, those in the EU will now be able to get a physical copy.http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/08/19/freedom-wars-on-vita-western-release-date-pre-order-bonuses?utm_campaign=ign+main+twitter&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

#25 Edited by Chocobo_PS2 (25 posts) -

They need fix the droprate. Running daily mission 302. 306 and 8-2, Red Rage refuse to drop rare item of the broken cagebird. It's worse than any Monster Hunter drop as far the speed killing we got. At the same time I am getting bunch of field goodies from 103/102 that required upgrade level 6 to 7 and 9 to 10 from green camo type that supposed to be nerfed.

#26 Posted by ninjapirate2000 (3014 posts) -

lolvita