Rumor: Sony to get exclusive new fighter

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#1 Edited by thegamer00 (153 posts) -

http://www.playstationgamerleague.com/index.php?/page/index.html/_/playstation-4/rumor-bloody-roar-may-be-coming-exclusively-to-r34

Can this game compete with Killer Instinct?

Edit: Did more research.. Looks like this rumor came from HIPHOPGamer. ughhh

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#2 Posted by Gue1 (12171 posts) -

that rumor has been going around since last year.

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#4 Posted by Dreams-Visions (26578 posts) -

@thegamer00 said:

Can this game compete with Killer Instinct?

Hell no.

KI is more than just a fighting game: it's an icon. A platinum intellectual property. Just the name "KI" conjures warm fuzzies. A game made by arguably the best developer of the late 90s in their prime. Bloody Roar was significantly smaller potatoes. Much more an "also ran" than a headliner.

It's possible Sony's developers can turn it into a good franchise but it will come in with basically no name brand recognition except among the most hardcore of fighting game fans. People may have heard the name, "Bloody Roar", but they probably couldn't have told you the genre or name 2 characters. Meanwhile, Killer Instinct...well yea. You get the idea.

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#5 Posted by Spartan070 (16402 posts) -

@kingoflife9 said:

oh god, I LOVED the original. Hope they do it and make use of the 3d controls, not just side scrolling like every other fighter.

The first 4 were all 3D hence the next will be, ditto for all the 2D fighters.

Every other fighter? Soul Calibur? DOA? Tekken? Virtua Fighter? Powerstone?

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#6 Posted by 2mrw (5685 posts) -

I hate rumors !!

Unless they carry good news about the PS4 :D

This is awesome.

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#7 Edited by FinalFighters (2781 posts) -

lolhiphopgamer

Oh and Bloody roar>>>>>Killer instinct

Bloody roar 2 was the shit!

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#8 Edited by _Matt_ (10427 posts) -

LOL fighting games. Who cares?

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#9 Posted by Sweenix (5957 posts) -

PS4 already has an exclusive fighter at launch

Injustice.

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#10 Posted by psymon100 (6835 posts) -

@Sweenix said:

PS4 already has an exclusive fighter at launch

Injustice.

Exclusive how? Because it ain't on Xbox One?

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#11 Edited by PSdual_wielder (10646 posts) -

@_Matt_ said:

LOL fighting games. Who cares?

Lots of people do.

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#12 Posted by Sweenix (5957 posts) -

@psymon100 said:

@Sweenix said:

PS4 already has an exclusive fighter at launch

Injustice.

Exclusive how? Because it ain't on Xbox One?

Pretty much, microsoft claims titanfall is an exclusive, so injustice is just as much off an exclusive, as titanfall is.

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#13 Edited by AmazonTreeBoa (16745 posts) -

First, KI have to prove itself before we bother comparing anything to it. Second, I would love to see a new Bloody Roar, but I would love to see a new Bushido Blade a lot more.

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#14 Posted by psymon100 (6835 posts) -

@Sweenix said:

@psymon100 said:

@Sweenix said:

PS4 already has an exclusive fighter at launch

Injustice.

Exclusive how? Because it ain't on Xbox One?

Pretty much, microsoft claims titanfall is an exclusive, so injustice is just as much off an exclusive, as titanfall is.

Well, one could get injustice on Xbox 360, Windows, Wii U, Android, iOS, PS3, PS4, PS Vita. It's a multiplat.

I know it ticks people off when lems say titanfall is exclusive.

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#15 Posted by GTSaiyanjin2 (6018 posts) -

Bloody roar 2 on the PS1 was awesome... I played that game for so many hours. I mastered Shina the Leopard, and Long the Tiger. Really I liked all the characters, but those 2 were my favorites.

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#16 Posted by AmazonTreeBoa (16745 posts) -

@_Matt_ said:

LOL fighting games. Who cares?

I am not a big fan of fighting games either, but everybody needs at least one good fighting game in their library. For this gen, I ended up settling on Tekken 6. I have no clue what I will get next gen.

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#17 Posted by Sweenix (5957 posts) -

@psymon100 said:

@Sweenix said:

@psymon100 said:

@Sweenix said:

PS4 already has an exclusive fighter at launch

Injustice.

Exclusive how? Because it ain't on Xbox One?

Pretty much, microsoft claims titanfall is an exclusive, so injustice is just as much off an exclusive, as titanfall is.

Well, one could get injustice on Xbox 360, Windows, Wii U, Android, iOS, PS3, PS4, PS Vita. It's a multiplat.

I know it ticks people off when lems say titanfall is exclusive.

True, but company's use the term exclusive very loosely these days.

For example , It states this game is a playstation exclusive, even though it isn't, as long as the game isn't on the competing platform, it's considered an exclusive these days, and the ps4 is competing with the xbone

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#18 Posted by psymon100 (6835 posts) -
@Sweenix said:

@psymon100 said:

Well, one could get injustice on Xbox 360, Windows, Wii U, Android, iOS, PS3, PS4, PS Vita. It's a multiplat.

I know it ticks people off when lems say titanfall is exclusive.

True, but company's use the term exclusive very loosely these days.

For example , It states this game is a playstation exclusive, even though it isn't, as long as the game isn't on the competing platform, it's considered an exclusive these days, and the ps4 is competing with the xbone

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#20 Edited by Sweenix (5957 posts) -

@psymon100 said:
@Sweenix said:

@psymon100 said:

Well, one could get injustice on Xbox 360, Windows, Wii U, Android, iOS, PS3, PS4, PS Vita. It's a multiplat.

I know it ticks people off when lems say titanfall is exclusive.

True, but company's use the term exclusive very loosely these days.

For example , It states this game is a playstation exclusive, even though it isn't, as long as the game isn't on the competing platform, it's considered an exclusive these days, and the ps4 is competing with the xbone

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#21 Posted by HAZE-Unit (10564 posts) -

Oh man I'd love to see a new Bloody Roar, that series was beastly ;)

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#22 Edited by MonsieurX (36675 posts) -

@kingoflife9 said:

@Dreams-Visions said:

@thegamer00 said:

Can this game compete with Killer Instinct?

Hell no.

KI is more than just a fighting game: it's an icon. A platinum intellectual property. Just the name "KI" conjures warm fuzzies. A game made by arguably the best developer of the late 90s in their prime. Bloody Roar was significantly smaller potatoes. Much more an "also ran" than a headliner.

It's possible Sony's developers can turn it into a good franchise but it will come in with basically no name brand recognition except among the most hardcore of fighting game fans. People may have heard the name, "Bloody Roar", but they probably couldn't have told you the genre or name 2 characters. Meanwhile, Killer Instinct...well yea. You get the idea.

720p tho

Because resolution determines how good a game is

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#23 Posted by SonofK (1088 posts) -

Cows: OMG Blood Roarz is teh awesome, killerz instink is teh suxx lulz"

I enjoy Blood Roar on the Gamecube, I wouldn't mind seeing a new BR game.

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#24 Edited by lamprey263 (34380 posts) -

cows would feign excitement if they heard an Atelier x Al Tonelico fighter was coming exclusively to PS4

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#25 Posted by psymon100 (6835 posts) -

@MonsieurX said:

@kingoflife9 said:

@Dreams-Visions said:

@thegamer00 said:

Can this game compete with Killer Instinct?

Hell no.

KI is more than just a fighting game: it's an icon. A platinum intellectual property. Just the name "KI" conjures warm fuzzies. A game made by arguably the best developer of the late 90s in their prime. Bloody Roar was significantly smaller potatoes. Much more an "also ran" than a headliner.

It's possible Sony's developers can turn it into a good franchise but it will come in with basically no name brand recognition except among the most hardcore of fighting game fans. People may have heard the name, "Bloody Roar", but they probably couldn't have told you the genre or name 2 characters. Meanwhile, Killer Instinct...well yea. You get the idea.

720p tho

Because resolution determines how good a game is

I thought King Of Life 9 was unimpressed by graphics?

How the turntables.

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#26 Posted by cainetao11 (32304 posts) -

I guess that's cool. Reason why I never post Im getting KI with my X1? I don't care about fighters.

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#27 Posted by nini200 (11484 posts) -

It all depends on the Balance of the characters. Killer Instinct was legendary yet the characters were horribly unbalanced, Bloody Roar while not legendary, can hold it's own against Killer Instinct. I believe Bloody Roar can do it. However I don't believe the rumor.

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#28 Posted by timbers_WSU (6076 posts) -

@AmazonTreeBoa said:

@_Matt_ said:

LOL fighting games. Who cares?

I am not a big fan of fighting games either, but everybody needs at least one good fighting game in their library. For this gen, I ended up settling on Tekken 6. I have no clue what I will get next gen.

I kind of agree with this.

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#29 Posted by LostProphetFLCL (18526 posts) -

I am legitimately excited if this turns out to be true. Sad the series really went downhill over time, but the original is a game dear to my heart. So happy they randomly had that game at the arcade of the campground we used to go to when I was a kid. Played the absolute **** out of that game and then went and got it for my PS1 and played the **** out of it some more.

Never got to play the second one unfortunately.

Really, if they even just did a remake of the original to reboot the series I would buy it in a heartbeat! Definitely one of the funnest fighting games I ever played.

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#30 Posted by BranKetra (51726 posts) -

@Dreams-Visions said:

@thegamer00 said:

Can this game compete with Killer Instinct?

Hell no.

KI is more than just a fighting game: it's an icon. A platinum intellectual property. Just the name "KI" conjures warm fuzzies. A game made by arguably the best developer of the late 90s in their prime. Bloody Roar was significantly smaller potatoes. Much more an "also ran" than a headliner.

It's possible Sony's developers can turn it into a good franchise but it will come in with basically no name brand recognition except among the most hardcore of fighting game fans. People may have heard the name, "Bloody Roar", but they probably couldn't have told you the genre or name 2 characters. Meanwhile, Killer Instinct...well yea. You get the idea.

I think you are undervaluing Bloody Roar. There are five Bloody Roar games already with past media coverage in video game magazines like Official PlayStation Magazine and at least one of them was on X-Play.

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#31 Posted by Salt_The_Fries (12477 posts) -

Bloody Roar. Haha. What's next? Kensei? I actually played the games btw, they were ok for their time, but nothing special. Brawling games are so passe anyway. How about rebooting Colony Wars, you Sony fudgers?

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#32 Posted by xxgunslingerxx (4274 posts) -

@Dreams-Visions said:

@thegamer00 said:

Can this game compete with Killer Instinct?

Hell no.

KI is more than just a fighting game: it's an icon. A platinum intellectual property. Just the name "KI" conjures warm fuzzies. A game made by arguably the best developer of the late 90s in their prime. Bloody Roar was significantly smaller potatoes. Much more an "also ran" than a headliner.

It's possible Sony's developers can turn it into a good franchise but it will come in with basically no name brand recognition except among the most hardcore of fighting game fans. People may have heard the name, "Bloody Roar", but they probably couldn't have told you the genre or name 2 characters. Meanwhile, Killer Instinct...well yea. You get the idea.

I dont remember any of the fighters from killer instinct.... honestly how well did the orginal killer instincts even do? I am pretty sure there is a reason it is a free to play game/ we haven't seen it since the n64. In fact I cant even remember knowing a single person that owned it.

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#33 Edited by GrenadeLauncher (6843 posts) -

Bloody Roar would be interesting. Wonder if it'll be one of the games announced on the 14th?

@Dreams-Visions said:

@thegamer00 said:

Can this game compete with Killer Instinct?

Hell no.

KI is more than just a fighting game: it's an icon. A platinum intellectual property. Just the name "KI" conjures warm fuzzies. A game made by arguably the best developer of the late 90s in their prime. Bloody Roar was significantly smaller potatoes. Much more an "also ran" than a headliner.

It's possible Sony's developers can turn it into a good franchise but it will come in with basically no name brand recognition except among the most hardcore of fighting game fans. People may have heard the name, "Bloody Roar", but they probably couldn't have told you the genre or name 2 characters. Meanwhile, Killer Instinct...well yea. You get the idea.

Top lel. No one cares about a dead IP being resurrected by the clowns at Double Helix.

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#34 Edited by Dreams-Visions (26578 posts) -

@GrenadeLauncher said:

Bloody Roar would be interesting. Wonder if it'll be one of the games announced on the 14th?

@Dreams-Visions said:

@thegamer00 said:

Can this game compete with Killer Instinct?

Hell no.

KI is more than just a fighting game: it's an icon. A platinum intellectual property. Just the name "KI" conjures warm fuzzies. A game made by arguably the best developer of the late 90s in their prime. Bloody Roar was significantly smaller potatoes. Much more an "also ran" than a headliner.

It's possible Sony's developers can turn it into a good franchise but it will come in with basically no name brand recognition except among the most hardcore of fighting game fans. People may have heard the name, "Bloody Roar", but they probably couldn't have told you the genre or name 2 characters. Meanwhile, Killer Instinct...well yea. You get the idea.

Top lel. No one cares about a dead IP being resurrected by the clowns at Double Helix.

Lots of people care. But it's sell-through figures are going to be hard to measure because of its pricing structure. I expect a pretty high attach ratio to Xbox Ones...assuming it scores well.

Also, the fighting game community loves the game. When the big names at EVO, SoCal and Norcal Regionals all give their thumbs up...and when the developers are as big fighting game fans as these guys are...it's unlikely they'll put out a bad product.

But...time will tell. Now Bloody Roar on the other hand...

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#35 Edited by gamerdude970 (367 posts) -

maybe it will be a new rival schools.

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#36 Posted by Clock-w0rk (3378 posts) -

@gamerdude970 said:

maybe it will be a new rival schools.

Don't play with my emotions.

Please Capcom

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#37 Edited by TheShensolidus (224 posts) -

Yeah, this rumor is beyond false. Sony will be getting all of the major next-gen fighting games with the exception of KI.

And KI won't catch-on with either the FGC or a mainstream audience, but the fans of the older series will appreciate it. And the first season is 20 bucks! Kind of an awesome nostalgia deal, really