New Bloodborne Details Customization Playable Female & more

#1 Posted by casharmy (6813 posts) -

From Software's Playstation 4 exclusive Bloodborne was one of stand-out announcement of Sony's E3 press conference, the trailer that was showcased surprised almost everyone, graphics/visuals, monster design and other aspects were of top notch, if you missed the trialer watch it again now. Today via Japanese website, DengeKionline some fresh details regarding Bloodborne's customization option, playable characters have arrived.

Game Director Hidetaka Miyazaki confirmed to DengeKi Online that Bloodborne's customization will be similar to that of Demon's Souls and players will be able to play as female protagonist.

"You can also select a female character as the heroine, and there’s facial customization. Personally, I think not only with RPGs, but even with Tactical RPGs, character customization is one of the most fun aspects"

Miyazaki also confirmed that development team at From Software are also working on some addiitional elements related to facial customization in Bloodborne and details about it will be revealed in coming days.

Miyazaki also explained benefits of Playstation 4 powerful specifications, offline gameplay, death penalty and lot more. He confirmed that Bloodborne will be playable offline and thanks to PS4 power, the game will feature ton of cariation in animation as compare to all this previous game.

http://www.gamepur.com/news/15111-new-ps4-exclusive-bloodborne-details-offline-play-playable-female-character.html

Some people were actually calling into question if the game was really exclusive since Sony/FROM didn't explicitly state it at E3 and others were wondering if it was going to be an actual RPG, I think this should answer some of those earlier questions.

I also love that Miyazaki is making references to Demon's Souls instead of Dark Souls when talking about this game because Dark Souls, great game that it is, never quite had the feel of Demon's Souls.

Hearing his thoughts on the game now is making me very excited.

#2 Posted by Masculus (2800 posts) -

Hopefuly no dude shoulders on female body type.

#3 Edited by foxhound_fox (86862 posts) -

I could play as a female in Demon's Souls, Dark Souls and Dark Souls II.

#4 Posted by RR360DD (11414 posts) -

@casharmy said:

... graphics/visuals ... were of top notch

Riiiiight

LOL

#5 Edited by ReadingRainbow4 (12793 posts) -

Every souls game has had a playable female. That's usually what I make my characters because I enjoy smaller frames.

I hope the player models are much better than what was available in darksouls as you could make some really fugly looking people, a bust slider would be nice instead of having to increase the characters overall weight.

Give her huge tits and then name her Anita Sarkeesian and wear the skimpiest outfit I can find.

#6 Posted by Heil68 (42619 posts) -

Game keeps getting better and better. Only on PS4.

#7 Edited by PrincessGomez92 (3223 posts) -

This game sounds suddenly appealing.

#8 Posted by f50p90 (3752 posts) -

Sounding more and more like souls

#9 Posted by Gue1 (9116 posts) -

@Masculus said:

Hopefuly no dude shoulders on female body type.

you know they are just going to put some boobies to the male's model.

#10 Edited by MonsieurX (28652 posts) -

This thread

#11 Posted by Vaasman (11135 posts) -

So it's offering the same customization as nearly every RPG ever including the last 3 Souls games? Stop the presses!

#12 Edited by casharmy (6813 posts) -

@ReadingRainbow4 said:

Every souls game has had a playable female. That's usually what I make my characters because I enjoy smaller frames.

I hope the player models are much better than what was available in darksouls as you could make some really fugly looking people, a bust slider would be nice instead of having to increase the characters overall weight.

Give her huge tits and then name her Anita Sarkeesian and wear the skimpiest outfit I can find.

People questioning if it (Bloodborne) was actually an RPG or if they would have to stay with the same character throughout the game and use the same weapons, this article answers those questions.

Don't know why people in here are talking like they already know what it was when it was some of you in here now that question these aspects of the game. In any case you are welcome.

#13 Edited by clone01 (24132 posts) -

I hope they have the wide variety of weapons and armor like they did in the souls games.

#14 Posted by casharmy (6813 posts) -

@RR360DD said:

@casharmy said:

... graphics/visuals ... were of top notch

Riiiiight

LOL

You realize the comments you are quoting come from the article right? eh, silly me, you are RR360DD, of course you don't realize that.

#15 Posted by CrownKingArthur (3739 posts) -

He confirmed that Bloodborne will be playable offline and thanks to PS4 power

thank god. it's been terrible having forced online since the days of the atari 2600, due to the weaknesses of these earlier consoles. finally, we can play a game offline, and it's all thanks to the power of the PS4.

and you can have a female character and a selection of faces.

@Vaasman said:

So it's offering the same customization as nearly every RPG ever including the last 3 Souls games? Stop the presses!

yeah man i agree stop the presses.

#16 Posted by RR360DD (11414 posts) -

@casharmy said:

@RR360DD said:

@casharmy said:

... graphics/visuals ... were of top notch

Riiiiight

LOL

You realize the comments you are quoting come from the article right? eh, silly me, you are RR360DD, of course you don't realize that.

I was well aware of that.

What exactly does that change btw? Oh right, nothing.

#17 Posted by Alcapello (507 posts) -

@RR360DD said:

@casharmy said:

@RR360DD said:

@casharmy said:

... graphics/visuals ... were of top notch

Riiiiight

LOL

You realize the comments you are quoting come from the article right? eh, silly me, you are RR360DD, of course you don't realize that.

I was well aware of that.

What exactly does that change btw? Oh right, nothing.

It not up to him to change the platform

#18 Posted by RR360DD (11414 posts) -

@RR360DD said:

@casharmy said:

@RR360DD said:

@casharmy said:

... graphics/visuals ... were of top notch

Riiiiight

LOL

You realize the comments you are quoting come from the article right? eh, silly me, you are RR360DD, of course you don't realize that.

I was well aware of that.

What exactly does that change btw? Oh right, nothing.

It not up to him to change the platform

Uh what?

#19 Edited by GreySeal9 (23927 posts) -

@MonsieurX said:

This thread

lol

Watch cows feign amazement at this mundane news.

#20 Edited by silversix_ (13553 posts) -

hopefully these incredibly ugly and undetailed faces are gone for good. Three souls games in a row with the same ps2 like facial detail.

#21 Edited by casharmy (6813 posts) -

@CrownKingArthur said:

He confirmed that Bloodborne will be playable offline and thanks to PS4 power

thank god. it's been terrible having forced online since the days of the atari 2600, due to the weaknesses of these earlier consoles. finally, we can play a game offline, and it's all thanks to the power of the PS4.

and you can have a female character and a selection of faces.

@Vaasman said:

So it's offering the same customization as nearly every RPG ever including the last 3 Souls games? Stop the presses!

yeah man i agree stop the presses.

haha this attempt at humor would probably be hold weight if the comments didn't come from someone who was the mind behind the game that crushed all the previous hyped WRPGs before it's time with atmosphere, gameplay and online integration never before seen.

Taking about Demon's Souls specifically not Dark Souls. The Online was ahead of it's time and the use of Soul Tendency and World Tendency was shear brilliance. If you have only played Dark Souls then you have no clue how either one of those work as they were nurfed in Dark Souls. Soul/world tendency is one of the main reason's why Demon's Souls is the most complex game of the souls series.

All of those things came out of the mind of the guy you are trying to make fun of when other hyped developers haven't even come close to matching the level of innovation and imagination of a game he made in 2009 and out of nowhere won GOTY.

I wonder if either of you guys hype The Witcher 2, and are hyped for The Witcher 3? That developer is a fan of From Software and Demon's Souls to the point of trying to make their games more like Demon's souls. Other developers are fans of Miyazaki and his dedication to his games. If Miyazaki is talking about specific aspects of his game I doubt they are as the copy and paste as what you expect from developers of other games.

You guys keep this in mind, Miyazaki competes as your favorite developers favorite developer.

#22 Posted by GamersJustGame (101 posts) -

@casharmy said:

From Software's Playstation 4 exclusive Bloodborne was one of stand-out announcement of Sony's E3 press conference, the trailer that was showcased surprised almost everyone, graphics/visuals, monster design and other aspects were of top notch, if you missed the trialer watch it again now. Today via Japanese website, DengeKionline some fresh details regarding Bloodborne's customization option, playable characters have arrived.

Game Director Hidetaka Miyazaki confirmed to DengeKi Online that Bloodborne's customization will be similar to that of Demon's Souls and players will be able to play as female protagonist.

"You can also select a female character as the heroine, and there’s facial customization. Personally, I think not only with RPGs, but even with Tactical RPGs, character customization is one of the most fun aspects"

Miyazaki also confirmed that development team at From Software are also working on some addiitional elements related to facial customization in Bloodborne and details about it will be revealed in coming days.

Miyazaki also explained benefits of Playstation 4 powerful specifications, offline gameplay, death penalty and lot more. He confirmed that Bloodborne will be playable offline and thanks to PS4 power, the game will feature ton of cariation in animation as compare to all this previous game.

http://www.gamepur.com/news/15111-new-ps4-exclusive-bloodborne-details-offline-play-playable-female-character.html

Some people were actually calling into question if the game was really exclusive since Sony/FROM didn't explicitly state it at E3 and others were wondering if it was going to be an actual RPG, I think this should answer some of those earlier questions.

I also love that Miyazaki is making references to Demon's Souls instead of Dark Souls when talking about this game because Dark Souls, great game that it is, never quite had the feel of Demon's Souls.

Hearing his thoughts on the game now is making me very excited.

Starting to sound more and more like fable. I am excited now!

#23 Posted by Vaasman (11135 posts) -

@casharmy said:

@CrownKingArthur said:

He confirmed that Bloodborne will be playable offline and thanks to PS4 power

thank god. it's been terrible having forced online since the days of the atari 2600, due to the weaknesses of these earlier consoles. finally, we can play a game offline, and it's all thanks to the power of the PS4.

and you can have a female character and a selection of faces.

@Vaasman said:

So it's offering the same customization as nearly every RPG ever including the last 3 Souls games? Stop the presses!

yeah man i agree stop the presses.

haha this attempt at humor would probably be hold weight if the comments didn't come from someone who was the mind behind the game that crushed all the previous hyped WRPGs before it's time with atmosphere, gameplay and online integration never before seen.

Taking about Demon's Souls specifically not Dark Souls. The Online was ahead of it's time and the use of Soul Tendency and World Tendency was shear brilliance. If you have only played Dark Souls then you have no clue how either one of those work as they were nurfed in Dark Souls. Soul/world tendency is one of the main reason's why Demon's Souls is the most complex game of the souls series.

All of those things came out of the mind of the guy you are trying to make fun of when other hyped developers haven't even come close to matching the level of innovation and imagination of a game he made in 2009 and out of nowhere won GOTY.

I wonder if either of you guys hype The Witcher 2, and are hyped for The Witcher 3? That developer is a fan of From Software and Demon's Souls to the point of trying to make their games more like Demon's souls. Other developers are fans of Miyazaki and his dedication to his games. If Miyazaki is talking about specific aspects of his game I doubt they are as the copy and paste as what you expect from developers of other games.

You guys keep this in mind, Miyazaki is competes your favorite developers favorite developer.

Man.

I love Souls games as much as anyone, but, what the fuck are you even talking about anymore?

#24 Edited by kinectthedots (1492 posts) -

@RR360DD said:

@casharmy said:

@RR360DD said:

@casharmy said:

... graphics/visuals ... were of top notch

Riiiiight

LOL

You realize the comments you are quoting come from the article right? eh, silly me, you are RR360DD, of course you don't realize that.

I was well aware of that.

What exactly does that change btw? Oh right, nothing.

It not up to him to change the platform

#25 Edited by casharmy (6813 posts) -

@Vaasman said:

@casharmy said:

@CrownKingArthur said:

He confirmed that Bloodborne will be playable offline and thanks to PS4 power

thank god. it's been terrible having forced online since the days of the atari 2600, due to the weaknesses of these earlier consoles. finally, we can play a game offline, and it's all thanks to the power of the PS4.

and you can have a female character and a selection of faces.

@Vaasman said:

So it's offering the same customization as nearly every RPG ever including the last 3 Souls games? Stop the presses!

yeah man i agree stop the presses.

haha this attempt at humor would probably be hold weight if the comments didn't come from someone who was the mind behind the game that crushed all the previous hyped WRPGs before it's time with atmosphere, gameplay and online integration never before seen.

Taking about Demon's Souls specifically not Dark Souls. The Online was ahead of it's time and the use of Soul Tendency and World Tendency was shear brilliance. If you have only played Dark Souls then you have no clue how either one of those work as they were nurfed in Dark Souls. Soul/world tendency is one of the main reason's why Demon's Souls is the most complex game of the souls series.

All of those things came out of the mind of the guy you are trying to make fun of when other hyped developers haven't even come close to matching the level of innovation and imagination of a game he made in 2009 and out of nowhere won GOTY.

I wonder if either of you guys hype The Witcher 2, and are hyped for The Witcher 3? That developer is a fan of From Software and Demon's Souls to the point of trying to make their games more like Demon's souls. Other developers are fans of Miyazaki and his dedication to his games. If Miyazaki is talking about specific aspects of his game I doubt they are as the copy and paste as what you expect from developers of other games.

You guys keep this in mind, Miyazaki is competes your favorite developers favorite developer.

Man.

I love Souls games as much as anyone, but, what the fuck are you even talking about anymore?

here

"...draws inspiration from a range of titles including the underappreciated, incredibly difficult RPG unleashed by From Software, Demon’s Souls.

“I can’t say specifically whether it’s Heavy Rain, Demon’s Souls or Arkham Asylum that has inspired us most over the past few years – it’s probably a mix of all of them,” Tomasz Gop said to Edge Magazine. “I think everyone will find elements of Demon’s Souls, though, definitely.

“We don’t auto-scale opponents, for example. If you want to compare it to anything, Demon’s Souls is definitely good. I’d like that, for sure."

http://www.lazygamer.net/general-news/you-got-your-demons-souls-in-my-witcher-2/

CD Projekt: The Witcher 2 takes inspiration from Demon’s Souls

The senior producer for the game also said the development team’s refusal to back down from inaccessible combat and a mature storyline to gain sales was similar to From Software’s approach.

“We probably are one of the few developers that do not give up too much in terms of accessibility. In that respect I think we maybe are a bit like From Software. That would be a good comparison.”

http://feedthegamer.info/2011-04-04/cd-projekt-the-witcher-2-takes-inspiration-from-demon%E2%80%99s-souls/

Lead game designers says Demon's Souls "inspired" them. There aren't many developers who actually admit to being inspired from other games, but when a game is that good they are actually proud to do so.

#26 Edited by Vaasman (11135 posts) -

@casharmy said:

@Vaasman said:

@casharmy said:

@CrownKingArthur said:

He confirmed that Bloodborne will be playable offline and thanks to PS4 power

thank god. it's been terrible having forced online since the days of the atari 2600, due to the weaknesses of these earlier consoles. finally, we can play a game offline, and it's all thanks to the power of the PS4.

and you can have a female character and a selection of faces.

@Vaasman said:

So it's offering the same customization as nearly every RPG ever including the last 3 Souls games? Stop the presses!

yeah man i agree stop the presses.

haha this attempt at humor would probably be hold weight if the comments didn't come from someone who was the mind behind the game that crushed all the previous hyped WRPGs before it's time with atmosphere, gameplay and online integration never before seen.

Taking about Demon's Souls specifically not Dark Souls. The Online was ahead of it's time and the use of Soul Tendency and World Tendency was shear brilliance. If you have only played Dark Souls then you have no clue how either one of those work as they were nurfed in Dark Souls. Soul/world tendency is one of the main reason's why Demon's Souls is the most complex game of the souls series.

All of those things came out of the mind of the guy you are trying to make fun of when other hyped developers haven't even come close to matching the level of innovation and imagination of a game he made in 2009 and out of nowhere won GOTY.

I wonder if either of you guys hype The Witcher 2, and are hyped for The Witcher 3? That developer is a fan of From Software and Demon's Souls to the point of trying to make their games more like Demon's souls. Other developers are fans of Miyazaki and his dedication to his games. If Miyazaki is talking about specific aspects of his game I doubt they are as the copy and paste as what you expect from developers of other games.

You guys keep this in mind, Miyazaki is competes your favorite developers favorite developer.

Man.

I love Souls games as much as anyone, but, what the fuck are you even talking about anymore?

here

"...draws inspiration from a range of titles including the underappreciated, incredibly difficult RPG unleashed by From Software, Demon’s Souls.

“I can’t say specifically whether it’s Heavy Rain, Demon’s Souls or Arkham Asylum that has inspired us most over the past few years – it’s probably a mix of all of them,” Tomasz Gop said to Edge Magazine. “I think everyone will find elements of Demon’s Souls, though, definitely.

“We don’t auto-scale opponents, for example. If you want to compare it to anything, Demon’s Souls is definitely good. I’d like that, for sure."

http://www.lazygamer.net/general-news/you-got-your-demons-souls-in-my-witcher-2/

Lead game designers says Demon's Souls "inspired" them. There aren't many developers who actually admit to being inspired from other games, but when a game is that good they are actually proud to do so.

That has absolutely nothing to do with this thread or what either of us said. Neither did your last post.

#27 Posted by casharmy (6813 posts) -

@Vaasman said:

@casharmy said:

@Vaasman said:

@casharmy said:

@CrownKingArthur said:

He confirmed that Bloodborne will be playable offline and thanks to PS4 power

thank god. it's been terrible having forced online since the days of the atari 2600, due to the weaknesses of these earlier consoles. finally, we can play a game offline, and it's all thanks to the power of the PS4.

and you can have a female character and a selection of faces.

@Vaasman said:

So it's offering the same customization as nearly every RPG ever including the last 3 Souls games? Stop the presses!

yeah man i agree stop the presses.

haha this attempt at humor would probably be hold weight if the comments didn't come from someone who was the mind behind the game that crushed all the previous hyped WRPGs before it's time with atmosphere, gameplay and online integration never before seen.

Taking about Demon's Souls specifically not Dark Souls. The Online was ahead of it's time and the use of Soul Tendency and World Tendency was shear brilliance. If you have only played Dark Souls then you have no clue how either one of those work as they were nurfed in Dark Souls. Soul/world tendency is one of the main reason's why Demon's Souls is the most complex game of the souls series.

All of those things came out of the mind of the guy you are trying to make fun of when other hyped developers haven't even come close to matching the level of innovation and imagination of a game he made in 2009 and out of nowhere won GOTY.

I wonder if either of you guys hype The Witcher 2, and are hyped for The Witcher 3? That developer is a fan of From Software and Demon's Souls to the point of trying to make their games more like Demon's souls. Other developers are fans of Miyazaki and his dedication to his games. If Miyazaki is talking about specific aspects of his game I doubt they are as the copy and paste as what you expect from developers of other games.

You guys keep this in mind, Miyazaki is competes your favorite developers favorite developer.

Man.

I love Souls games as much as anyone, but, what the fuck are you even talking about anymore?

here

"...draws inspiration from a range of titles including the underappreciated, incredibly difficult RPG unleashed by From Software, Demon’s Souls.

“I can’t say specifically whether it’s Heavy Rain, Demon’s Souls or Arkham Asylum that has inspired us most over the past few years – it’s probably a mix of all of them,” Tomasz Gop said to Edge Magazine. “I think everyone will find elements of Demon’s Souls, though, definitely.

“We don’t auto-scale opponents, for example. If you want to compare it to anything, Demon’s Souls is definitely good. I’d like that, for sure."

http://www.lazygamer.net/general-news/you-got-your-demons-souls-in-my-witcher-2/

Lead game designers says Demon's Souls "inspired" them. There aren't many developers who actually admit to being inspired from other games, but when a game is that good they are actually proud to do so.

That has absolutely nothing to do with this thread or what either of us said.

Question: have you played Demon's Souls? if so was it to completion?

#28 Posted by Pray_to_me (2735 posts) -

I could play as a female in Demon's Souls, Dark Souls and Dark Souls II.

Just like you do in real life.

#29 Posted by Vaasman (11135 posts) -

@casharmy said:

@Vaasman said:

@casharmy said:

here

"...draws inspiration from a range of titles including the underappreciated, incredibly difficult RPG unleashed by From Software, Demon’s Souls.

“I can’t say specifically whether it’s Heavy Rain, Demon’s Souls or Arkham Asylum that has inspired us most over the past few years – it’s probably a mix of all of them,” Tomasz Gop said to Edge Magazine. “I think everyone will find elements of Demon’s Souls, though, definitely.

“We don’t auto-scale opponents, for example. If you want to compare it to anything, Demon’s Souls is definitely good. I’d like that, for sure."

http://www.lazygamer.net/general-news/you-got-your-demons-souls-in-my-witcher-2/

Lead game designers says Demon's Souls "inspired" them. There aren't many developers who actually admit to being inspired from other games, but when a game is that good they are actually proud to do so.

That has absolutely nothing to do with this thread or what either of us said.

Question: have you played Demon's Souls? if so was it to completion?

Yes but I haven't beaten it because I don't own a PS3. I beat Dark Souls 1 and 2.

Are you just drunk or is this how you assume an argument works?

First we were on having female customization in the game and the value of such a feature, and now you're just bullshitting about random crap that has nothing to do with what anyone has said.

#30 Posted by paraskhos_basic (1241 posts) -

I really like the game so far

#31 Edited by Desmonic (12659 posts) -

Oh, it has a character creator? Nice. I got the impression we were getting a fixed protagonist.

#32 Posted by mbrockway (3345 posts) -

@clone01 said:

I hope they have the wide variety of weapons and armor like they did in the souls games.

There was actually a regular sword and a halberd in the older Project Beast trailer so looks like it has the same customization. This confirms it is a more action focused expansion on the Souls action rpg formula. I am SO freaking hyped over this right now.

#33 Posted by freedomfreak (38166 posts) -

Making characters is only fun in Saints Row because you can give your guy a big package.

TC disappoints, once again.

#34 Posted by Mr-Kutaragi (1840 posts) -

So much bitter over ps4 exclusive. I think he has to make tattoo before they accept it on reddit and gamespot and kotaku.

#35 Posted by scottpsfan14 (2354 posts) -

This thread

How about you actually contribute something to this forum for once? Is it so much to ask?

#36 Posted by mbrockway (3345 posts) -

He confirmed that Bloodborne will be playable offline and thanks to PS4 power

thank god. it's been terrible having forced online since the days of the atari 2600, due to the weaknesses of these earlier consoles. finally, we can play a game offline, and it's all thanks to the power of the PS4.

and you can have a female character and a selection of faces.

@Vaasman said:

So it's offering the same customization as nearly every RPG ever including the last 3 Souls games? Stop the presses!

yeah man i agree stop the presses.

This is actually more valuable as a confirmation that there is online multiplayer. The trailers all look alot like a DMC style single player action game with no indications of online play. It also confirms you aren't stuck as the Corsair from the trailer, so the narrative is more open.

#37 Posted by Alcapello (507 posts) -

Look like now that the xbox version is gone they taking out the hybrid built

#38 Posted by lundy86_4 (42648 posts) -

Wow! I can play as a female and customize my character? Bricks have been shat.

#39 Edited by kinectthedots (1492 posts) -

Wow! I can play as a female and customize my character? Bricks have been shat.

Okay...

#40 Edited by MonsieurX (28652 posts) -

@MonsieurX said:

This thread

How about you actually contribute something to this forum for once? Is it so much to ask?

This comment

#41 Posted by Shmiity (4964 posts) -

I have never been so excited by gameplay of a character walking and doing practically nothing. FROMsoft is the balls, and I will throw money at any RPG they make. Praise the sun.

PS: King's Field for lyfe.

#42 Posted by ConanTheStoner (4463 posts) -

Casharmy, please never change.

#43 Edited by AmazonAngry (639 posts) -
#45 Edited by CrashNBurn281 (385 posts) -

I dunno. The trailer I saw from E3 didn't have me jumping up and down for this title. Granted there is a lot of work to be done and seeing further from this game could easily change my mind.

The gameplay I observed the character animations seemed lifeless to me, but hey it's pre alpha. Not something I can judge at this point, just haven't been hyped yet. The environment and monsters did look cool though.

#46 Posted by StrifeDelivery (1267 posts) -

@Desmonic said:

Oh, it has a character creator? Nice. I got the impression we were getting a fixed protagonist.

For some reason, I also kind of had the thought it was a fixed character as well.

#47 Posted by MonsieurX (28652 posts) -

@MonsieurX said:

This thread

I wish I had games that allowed me to play as a girl,damnit!

#48 Posted by AmazonAngry (639 posts) -
#49 Posted by MonsieurX (28652 posts) -
#50 Posted by edwardecl (1776 posts) -

Be better if you could play with a female...