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Offline luke

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Dead rising
« on: May 15, 2006, 01:05:50 am »
This zombie gore fest look's awsome if your the type of person who like's smasheing zombie's with basicly anything you can get your hand's on.

Here's a article about it

There isn't much to the gameplay of Dead Rising, just get weapons and kill lots of zombies. You start off the game as Frank, a photojournalist who ran into a town infested with zombies. The level we played had spawned Frank on top of a vendor's cart in the middle of a mall. The area was circular with a tree in the center, and absolutely overflowing with zombies. Seriously there had to be over one hundred zombies shambling around in there, and they were all onscreen at once with no noticeable slowdown.

You're given the task of going to save Rachel, a girl who may know something about the zombies that could help you. Since Rachel was not in the same room we were, it became apparent we would have to drop down into the sea of undead that groaned and slowly writhed beneath us. Armed with a baseball bat we were able to effectively cut a large swatch through the zombies. The bat was particularly effective at clearing out five or six zombies at a time in front of us, and its quick recovery time made it easy to bash the ones behind shortly thereafter.

The zombies we were smashing didn't die immediately but they were at least on the ground for a little while. When a zombie did catch up to us, they would either try to eat our face or just take a swing. The face eating could be disrupted by rapidly jamming on the face buttons. These attacks only brought our power bar down a little bit, and we were able to regenerate life by eating various food power ups strewn about like cookies, potato chips, and jugs of milk.

We smashed our way to the door of a store and went inside. After a loading screen we saw we had more zombie to deal with but Rachel was on the other side of the cash register counter. We picked up a chainsaw in front of us and revved it to life. This was by far the best weapon because although it did have a swing function, we could just run with it on in front of us and it would attack automatically. This didn't last very long as the chainsaw ran out of gas quickly and we had to discard it.

All weapons in the game had a limited use, including the bat and the less effective lead pipe. We were also able to use a pistol which could be fired from the standard third person view or switched to a first person aiming system which was ideal for splattering brains. Yes heads do explode in this game in quite a loud, gooey fashion. Once we got to Rachel she told us we had to get her out of there. By pressing Y we were able to issue move orders to her. This way, we could clear out a group of zombies ahead of us and call her when ready without having to worry about her getting injured.

On our way out we were able to use the awesome shotgun. This weapon cleared out groups of zombies much like the bat did but much deadlier and from a longer range. Up close, of course, it was devastating. We also decided to pick up a cash register, which was on of the more hilarious weapons we saw, especially because when you hit a zombie with it you heard the sound of loose change shuffling around. Stay tuned as more details on this undead kill fest emerge.

And here's a link to a downloadable trailer http://www.ausgamers.com/files/details/html/22250




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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2006, 06:53:48 am »
This and Lost Planet makes me want to buy a Xbox 360.

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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2006, 10:19:04 am »
I hope they release a demo for this game, I've been waiting to get my hands on it for a while now.

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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2006, 04:25:40 pm »
I hope they release a demo for this game, I've been waiting to get my hands on it for a while now.

I was disappointed that this wasn't one of the demo's they gave out over Live during E3.
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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2006, 04:36:53 pm »
This and Lost Planet makes me want to buy a Xbox 360.

This makes me glad I own an Xbox 360 :D

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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2006, 06:19:09 pm »
This makes me not glad that I don't own a 360 (yet).

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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2006, 05:13:54 am »
Well if i do good in school this term im geting a Xbox360 PLUS if it's released dead rising :D.

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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2006, 01:36:27 pm »
Okay. This game has potential and might factor into me finally breaking down and buying a damn 360. But one question remains: Can I put those giant boxing gloves on my hands and sucker punch them around like we're at some lameass frat party?

Tell me you can, and I'm there. I'll buy a 360 today!



Err ... tomorrow.




... maybe next week?

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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2006, 01:44:59 pm »
This and Lost Planet makes me want to buy a Xbox 360.

This makes me glad I own an Xbox 360 :D

That makes me jealous. And angry. And tired.

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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2006, 09:35:13 pm »
This and Lost Planet makes me want to buy a Xbox 360.

This makes me glad I own an Xbox 360 :D

That makes me jealous. And angry. And tired.

...and sad  :'(

I'll get a 360...when I finish my PS2 games, which could be a while. I got Medal of Honor: Frontline a year and a half ago, and I just finished it yesterday.

I know, I suck at video games.

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Re: Dead rising
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2006, 06:40:51 am »
This and Lost Planet makes me want to buy a Xbox 360.

This makes me glad I own an Xbox 360 :D

That makes me jealous. And angry. And tired.

...and sadá :'(

I'll get a 360...when I finish my PS2 games, which could be a while. I got Medal of Honor: Frontline a year and a half ago, and I just finished it yesterday.

I know, I suck at video games.

Wait till you try to beat RE4. God, that game was challenging.