Streets of Rage 4

Discussion in 'General Sega Discussion' started by Jason, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. Dark Sonic

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    I bought the game, and Christ am I terrible at it. I'm struggling to get past stage 5 in Normal mode.

    I clearly am not getting something here. But it's a good game! I'm just not great at it lol.
     
  2. Billy

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    Are you using the star moves? I wasn't at first, and the game was damn hard because of it. Became much easier after I realized how to do them. Also you can map star moves to one button in the options, instead of the default two button combo.
     
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  3. Dark Sonic

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    You know what it was? I didn't understand how the defense/special move thing worked. Once I figured that out things became easier, now I'm on the last level.
     
  4. Jason

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    I have to admit, I'm growing ever more impatient of Limited Run Games in recent years.

    When they first launched they were quite a 'noble' company, it was literally "Hey we're bringing physical versions out of these games" but when they're gone that's it and they even tried to reject orders from scalpers and duplicate orders.

    It wasn't perfect, it had it's major problems especially for very popular releases, but it was the chance you took.

    Now though... these collector editions are becoming a bit of a major cash grab, and that embargo on other stores being able to announce they were doing a physical version... Yeah it makes sense from a business side but... Really quite a poor move there on the part of the customer.

    /Sits in a chair and grumbles about customer service.
     
  6. Nova

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    I don't know if it's been brought up as I don't really want to sift through 17 pages of posts, but can we talk about and appreciate how the soundtrack in this game actually works? Everything is timed up to certain enemies appearing or triggers happening and it's amazing.
     
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  7. Ashura96

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    Yes, dynamic bgms are pretty cool. I remember being blown away the first time I realized a game I played was using it.
     
  8. Xilla

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    The developers did a AMA on Reddit earlier. The main points:

    • DLC will be happening, but no decisions as to what it will be have been made yet.
    • A balancing patch is coming. Axel in particular is getting buffed and Super Armour is getting toned down.
    • A motorbike stage was planned, but was cut.
    • Team Co-Ops like in SoR1 and 3 were present at one point, but were removed as it caused too many problems in a 3P or 4P game.
    • A present-day Skate doesn't make a cameo in the game as the developers "didn't want to commit to a visual design (like him appearing in a cutscene) without thinking of the his gameplay potential. Because if we show him, people will want him playable, and then he has to be fun, and different from the others."
    • DotEmu currently have 3 unannounced similar projects in development.
    Also, the Storm Collectables Axel figure is now up for pre-order (I'll pass for now as the shipping is a bit much!)
     
  9. MykonosFan

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    Hmm, curious what "similar" entails. Guessing it means similar like "another sequel to a retro classic", like Windjammers 2, but selfishly I'd love one of those three to be another SEGA property. Also a bit bummed this means DLC won't be on disc for the physical versions, but at least there are physical versions at all.
     
  10. MrMechanic

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    Part of me thinks it's Golden Axe.

    Due to those toy fair reveals.

    Also I got the platinum today... had to grind a lot of stage 4 using Shiva. But... wow. That character is amazingly OP! Even though you can't pick up weapons and access retro stages, he just dominates even mania difficulty.
     
  11. Overlord

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    Not necessarily true - Celeste on Switch got delayed by LRG explicitly so that the last piece of DLC would be on the card.
     
  12. Ashura96

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    Finish it and put it back in the game
     
  13. Jason

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  14. JaxTH

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    Jack shit.
    Should be archived for future use, if it's closed that is.
     
  15. DigitalDuck

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    Is this just a requirement for developing a SOR game?
     
  16. Jason

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    Also, the Xbox version of the game received an update that added all the missing filters. Now the retro battles have a proper CRT filter, which looks pretty nice.
     
  17. Ashura96

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    Arcade/fight sticks still don't work :(
     
  18. Xilla

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    Looks like a balance patch is incoming very soon, some test play here:

    https://www.twitch.tv/videos/642203137

    Amongst other things, they've toned down some of the armour on regular punks! Big Ben can now be knocked out of his fire attack for instance.
     
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  19. Mentski

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    Can't come soon enough. I'm not remotely interested in playing it until it starts playing like a Streets of Rage game.