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DS Daily: Card-based RPG or minigame collection?


Maybe we're cynical, but after our initial bout of OMG faded when we heard about Assassin's Creed coming to the DS, we immediately wondered just how the action-adventure title would get screwed up for its trip down handheld lane. It would be nice to see any number of things, like a simply scaled-down 3D version, or a side-scroller true to the original, or even a stylus-slasher in the style of Ninja Gaiden. But we worry. We can't help it. What do you think Ubisoft will do with Assassin's Creed?

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Hame1

10-12-2007 @ 9:10AM

Hame said...

Card-based RPGs? What's the point of making a "videogame" if you're just gonna put cards in it?!!

Though I suppose I'd have to go with card-based RPG as right now I'm all mini-gamed out, so it's the lesser of two evils. But like you Alisha, I would hope it's just a normal action-adventure without annoying gimmicks.

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pas2

10-12-2007 @ 10:37AM

pas said...

Seeing how Brother in Arms turned out, and seeing how long they work on Assassins Creed now, I think it's gonna be a scaled down Console Version for the DS. Hell just look at it's sales numbers, anything beside the Real Deal would be plain stupid from them.

Even Activision does this with Call of Duty, and they would be just dumb to do the same like they did with *urgh* Prince of Persia on DS.

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Thomas3

10-12-2007 @ 2:22PM

Thomas said...

Hell, I sure wish it will be at least something like a medieval TPS like Brother In Arms or Call of Duty.

Seeing their release(z) for DS recently, it sould be more likely a nintendogs-like game, you know, where you breed your own assassin, entertain him, dress him and make him play with his knives.

A nice action/platformer would be fine, as well as an action/RPG game like Lunar Knights.

But I fear that, because they never talked about it before, although the release date is really close (like in "in must have been in development for months now"), it will be some crap even AC's fanboys won't buy...

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Thomas4

10-12-2007 @ 2:27PM

Thomas said...

Hell, I sure wish it will be at least something like a medieval TPS like Brother In Arms or Call of Duty.

Seeing their release(z) for DS recently, it sould be more likely a nintendogs-like game, you know, where you breed your own assassin, entertain him, dress him and make him play with his knives.

A nice action/platformer would be fine, as well as an action/RPG game like Lunar Knights.

But I fear that, because they never talked about it before, although the release date is really close (like in "in must have been in development for months now"), it will be some crap even AC's fanboys won't buy...

Plus, look at what UbiSoft Canada (the developer) did : Prince of Persia and Splinter Cell, great, but for the DS ? Only crappy licence games...

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Abscissa5

10-13-2007 @ 3:06AM

Abscissa said...

"Seeing their release(z) for DS recently, it sould be more likely a nintendogs-like game, you know, where you breed your own assassin, entertain him, dress him and make him play with his knives."

Heh, that's not a bad idea, actually.

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G Lampa6

11-16-2007 @ 10:49AM

G Lampa said...

Personally, I think card-based is a way better option than some half-baked "lite" port.

I loved "MG: AC!D" for PSP, and "Battles Of Prince Of Persia" for DS.

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