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SICK of Cinematic trailers.

Discussion in 'Games' started by andrewsmc, Feb 3, 2013.

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I am SICK of fakeass cinematic trailers

Poll closed May 14, 2013.
  1. Yes

    44 vote(s)
    61.1%
  2. No

    28 vote(s)
    38.9%
  1. TheMailMan78

    TheMailMan78 Big Member

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    I just had a flashback to Yars Revenge.

    Box Art
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    DAFUQ?!
    erocker, SirKeldon and de.das.dude say thanks.
  2. Sasqui

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  3. BrooksyX

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    I personally kind of like them but I can see why someone wouldnt care for them.
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    In response to eRockers post about how games back in the old days really didn't quite match up to what we ended up playing.

    I bought this when I was a kid.
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    Ohh sweet some hot chick!
    Maybe there be some tittays in game!

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    I think I see the boobs!
  5. FordGT90Concept

    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    I think they're a waste of resources. Instead of wasting time on a cinamatic trailer, they should put that effort into improving the game.
    andrewsmc says thanks.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    I have to vote YES. Give me gameplay footage please!
  7. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    It isn't lying. Why would it be lying?
  8. Kreij

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    I like cinematic trailers.
    They are many times epic and keep people in jobs.
    Promoting a product other than with actual footage is done by almost every product manufacturer in the world in all mediums (television, internet, print) and makes the advertisement more interesting.
    It's not their fault if some people believe what they see is somehow real.
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  9. TheMailMan78

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    Problem is companies like Sony. Anyone remember Kill Zone 2? They were passing that CGI BS off as gameplay.
  10. Kreij

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    If a trailer is titled as "cinematic" I don't see a problem. If they are trying to pass off a cinematic as actual gameplay then they should definitely be called out on it.
  11. TheMailMan78

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    You are assuming marketing teams are honest........having worked in passed marketing I can tell you they make used car salesmen look like Andy Griffith.
  12. Drone

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    nvm ...

    I don't care about trailers.
  13. TheMailMan78

    TheMailMan78 Big Member

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    That's an easy fix. Don't die so much.
    yogurt_21 and BrooksyX say thanks.
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    im a game developer and i hate it if they show pre rendered junk as ingame
  15. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    UNLESS it's the kind of game where you have zero way of knowing what is coming, or if before a difficult bossfight. Or at the very beginning of the game. Again B&W comes to mind..
  16. TheMailMan78

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    Pfft I don't die all that often then.
  17. Frag Maniac

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    LOL, yes, I was missing that.

    In that case, I think it's silly to complain, since the only real way to tell what a game is going to be like as far as previews, is watching gameplay footage demos. If you're watching a lot of cinematic trailers out of anxiety, your bad.
  18. Batou1986

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    My point exactly

    What don't people understand about the word trailers, where talking about marketing trailers like on TV and on game sites not in game cinematic's those are great.
  19. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    I remember time shift trailer was mostly CGI but the game did play similar to the scene that was shown. I wished they would atleast make a second one.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    modern games can have difficult boss fights? who knew?
  21. TheHunter

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    Yes im sick of them too, but IMO the waiting game will soon be over (I remember HellGate London was one of those hyped scams)


    Check Unreal 4 engine & SquareEnix Luminous engine, both in full flex ~ Q3-Q4 2013 and through 2014 :D
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    I thought Hellgate: London was a good game that had good potential.
    Unfortunately it was dropped onto the market long before it should have been.
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    Uhh ok, uh mad bro? I grew up with cinematic trailers with games way back into the early 90's of PC gaming, its part of the fun factor to see awesome cinematics getting you excited and pulling you into the game, thats the idea.

    If your sick of em, skip em or get a different hobby I guess. :rolleyes:
  24. TheHunter

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    They were fun to certain point, but lately its just plain stupid since we could already have certain portions of it.


    Although things are about to change soon :D
  25. WhiteNoise

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    What are these changes you speak of?!!

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