Syndicate Trailer Toast: Co-Op Deep Dive

We peel back the layers of the newest Syndicate trailer and see how it ties back to the 1993 classic.

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28 comments
RPG_Ash
RPG_Ash

I want the original Amiga's Syndicate to be ported to the iPad please, thanks :]

GuilhermeHQ
GuilhermeHQ

What a crappy trailer, I couldn't read or watch the scenes =\ Too much information at once

holtrocks
holtrocks

im so sick of shooters i am taking a break from them. Just play SWTOR Batman Civ 5

CUDGEdave
CUDGEdave

Another classic ruined,Looks like a game made for the mindless shooter fan...

kozzy1234
kozzy1234

Not looking very good compared to the old one.. But I will give ti a chance when its out.

Banefire76
Banefire76

@Brokenhope69 I think you fit the bill for a troll my friend And cyberpunk is awesome, dont get me wrong and Hideo Kojima is a master. The point is "Sellout" "copycat" "cash-in" "same-old-same-old" and most importantly "if a company is going to use the name of a popular older game, do it some justice and not have a group of board members saying..."What game type sells alot today? - FPS do? - check! And what do we have in the archives that we can make cheaply and use the "Nostalgia" ticket?" Gamers have grown up with these titles and we are getting sick of being dished out crap with nostalgic wrapping. It's just insulting.

zlo_mo
zlo_mo

Of course it had to be made into a shooter, to cater to todays ADHD gfx whores. Bah :p

Brokenhope69
Brokenhope69

Pre-ordered last week. I cannot wait to have this cyberpunk masterpiece. The world would be a perfect place if all games were lile this and Deus Ex. No, I'm not joking either. Been a cyberpunk junkie since 1995 with Hideo Kojima's masterpiece, Snatcher.

Brokenhope69
Brokenhope69

@Luminious0 Syndicate and XCOM = Masterpieces

JJB03
JJB03

I'v never played the previouse titles but it seems a bit of a shame that it just appears to tack the title on to a generic looking shooter as the previouse games seemed to have much more interlectual thinking and tactics to play it. I think there has been a lost opportuinity here.

AmnesiaHaze
AmnesiaHaze

co-op = win ,.my purchase is ensured

kez1304
kez1304

@lee0577 Well said. I was overjoyed to see Syndicate being resurrected as it has always held a special place in my heart (and my rom collection)... But then I saw what every fan of the franchise would hate to see... F - P - f***ing - S. I wish designers would be more inventive. It seems we live in the age of the FPS. I'd say over half the games released nowadays are FPS, and I for one am sick of it. I like FPS, but not for breakfast, lunch AND dinner.

lee0577
lee0577

LoL @ EA really cranking up the marketing and hype. I think they know full well they have screwed up big time here with this one. No matter how many videos they show me of fast paced FPS action it will not be Syndicate, maybe a Deus Ex wanna be at best but it aint my beloved Syndicate. GTFO EA scum.

MooncalfReviews
MooncalfReviews

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Stardust7
Stardust7

lol Banefire76 ..thats is sad but true..im bored of all these fps games too...no good story ,beauty designs n deep gameplay more ..only frenetic fps games with super graphics to pre teenagers. Dumb games without depth with tuned graphics to teens is the rule now to make money .

masterpiece840
masterpiece840

damn...it should of had a deathmatch....yea yea i know it wont be staying true to the game but its 2012...online gamers for life!!!!

Banefire76
Banefire76

( a shuffle in the basement of a gaming company..... ) dad -"what did u find son?" son - oh, nothing dad, just some stupid old game, u know before fps games dad - "oh yes i remember them, jesus! what were we thinking!" son - yeah dad, everyone knows the best games are fps' hands down! dad - "your so right son! thats my boy! your so much smarter than your old man. im so glad your here to show me where my generation got it wrong" son - "i know dad, and i always get what i want" dad - "and what do you want son?" son - "well your job for starters, then you know what dad, i want your company to remake this game as a fps , u know the way it was meant to be" dad - "gods! what a brilliant mind you have son! i wish i was smart enough to think of that!" son - dont be ridiculous father! you could never match me and my awesome fps skills! after all, fps gaming is what gaming is all about dad - son i have been humbled and i will never doubt again. (and they lived happily ever after until gamers with taste stopped buying thier products, tore down thier companies and actually made what the public wanted.) THE END

Luminious0
Luminious0

Syndicate and XCOM = just more shooters .. ugh

arkhamjanitor71
arkhamjanitor71

That fact thing during the video was pointless and annoying. This game doesn't look to be breaking any new ground, i doubt it'll be worth buying. Game developers need to realise the same futuristic shooter with a couple of gimmick gadgets aren't going to sell.

bjvill
bjvill

Co-op multiplayer is a good feature to add. But even with that, the game looks like it has such a narrow scope next to the original games. It may turn out great, but I think Starbreeze/EA will need to use Persuadertrons on fans of the series...

Magrino
Magrino

@MaxGentleman Hey man, I get correspondence from you every day! Keep up the good work!

CyberByte727
CyberByte727

I'm extremely disappointed with this. I remember both Syndicate and Syndicate Wars fondly, as groundbreaking and exciting games, edgy cyberpunk sci-fi action. This looks like yet another bang, bang clone with loads guns, trading desperately on the originals for some street-cred. Boo.

MaxGentleman
MaxGentleman

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TroubleMaker411
TroubleMaker411

the original Syndicate games are some of my favourites from back in the day. Looking forward to this. Really hoping that the OST is as good as the music in the trailers. Gameplay looks kinda samey, but I can forgive that if the story is as good as I am expecting it to be.