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PEE Poll: Futurama Game
Action/Adventure   -40 (81.6%)
1st Person Shooter   -2 (4.1%)
3rd Person Shooter   -0 (0%)
Strategy   -1 (2%)
Blurnball   -2 (4.1%)
Other   -4 (8.2%)
Total Voters: 49

news monster

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« Reply #160 on: 07-03-2003 12:34 »
« Last Edit on: 07-03-2003 12:34 »

 
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Originally posted by Gripper:

GC is losing the fight but there are some great games coming to it that I want. I paid 79 for GC + mem card + Mario which shows how bad the GC market has got


I thought that GCN would right the ship that N64 thwacked off course. 

I guess I was wrong. 

From launching with Luigi's Mansion   sleep, to the 3rd party support which is running away faster than a greased hog   confused they seem to have only supported the image that they are out of sync with what is going on. Despite the obvious highlights (metroid, zelda: WW) I am getting disgusted.

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davids

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« Reply #161 on: 07-03-2003 15:15 »
« Last Edit on: 07-05-2003 00:00 »

I just bought this months PSM2 magazine. Futurama was reveiwed and got 75%, not bad. The free DVD had some excellant footage that i have never seen before. It also described some really funny jokes that I won't spoil on here. However, it says that, dispite what i said earlier, Zapp only appears on the loading screens. Oh well..... 
 
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Originally posted by PSM2 Magazine:
The appeal of Futurama's all about how much you like the show.
alexvilagosh

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« Reply #162 on: 07-05-2003 02:46 »

Damn no Zapp. Hopefully there will be a second Futurama game where we get to control him, and have more of Zoidberg!
ShineFusion

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« Reply #163 on: 07-05-2003 05:22 »

There's no Zapper and not enough Zoidberg.
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Coop

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« Reply #164 on: 07-05-2003 17:45 »

I think whatever story this game will have, Zapp probably wouldnt belong. But controlling Zoidberg would be fun.  big grin Though it might kill whatever the story is.


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the_dudefather

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« Reply #165 on: 07-06-2003 14:56 »

i rang up a sci rep during the weekend and he said no euro release. blast their eyes! i have been losing faith in me ol gamecube for a while now. i might just cave in and buy an x-box, which has been on my mind for a while(nothing on the ps2 i particularly want to own).

its a shame it had to 'die' so quickly, especially with games like zelda, eternal darkness and metroid on it.

one gripe with the gamecube, no pal vga support. i bought a vga box and it doest work with the 'cube. 

M Jackson
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« Reply #166 on: 07-07-2003 11:31 »

I was just watching MTV Screenplay in the UK. And today Futurama was reviewed in the games section of the show. Two other cames were also reviewed, something called bloodbath or something like that, which got 6.5/10. A fighting game I think it was Virtua Fighter 4 got 9/10. But Futurama was voted the best game of the three with 10/10!
Nefnar

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« Reply #167 on: 07-08-2003 18:19 »
« Last Edit on: 07-08-2003 18:19 »

I would like a game on deliveries and all the troubles that Planet Express get on the way.
Nefnar

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« Reply #168 on: 07-08-2003 18:20 »
« Last Edit on: 07-08-2003 18:20 »

Sorry for the spam but something happen to my browser.,
M Jackson
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« Reply #169 on: 07-09-2003 06:29 »

In the new issue of PSM2 magazine  (I think it's PSM2) with the Return of the King cover story, the inside front cover has a brilliant advert for the Futurama game. It shows Fry Leela and Bender stepping out of that toaster thing from the game shooting a lazer gun a Mom. There's also several very positive review quotes at the bottom of the page.
davids

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« Reply #170 on: 07-09-2003 10:58 »

I thought I would be playing it by now.  cry Oh well only 22 days left (hopefully)
M Jackson
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« Reply #171 on: 07-09-2003 13:43 »

Yes the new advert I mentioned says "Available August 1st"
The Skoot

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« Reply #172 on: 07-09-2003 17:07 »

It's not actually Mom Leela's shooting at, it's a picture of Mom, with Crushinator hanging off it returning fire. Very cool picture, especially Fry and Bender cowering in fear.

The new OPS2 in the UK will have the demo, out Friday.
M Jackson
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« Reply #173 on: 07-09-2003 17:11 »

Cool! Thanks for that, although I don't think i've ever seen OPS2 before? Is the demo playable?

Oh and I know that they weren't actually shooting at Mom in the advert, I just couldn't be bothered to go into too much detail.
Idlesaint

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« Reply #174 on: 07-09-2003 22:07 »

3rd person A/A game.. and i'd like to have the option of playing as Fry, Bender, or Leela (with a special character you'd have to unlock, which would be zoidberg) but one can only dream... or...
The Skoot

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« Reply #175 on: 07-10-2003 16:53 »

Yeah, the demo's playable. Otherwise it'd be called a 'video'  tongue.
CTV

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« Reply #176 on: 07-10-2003 17:47 »

Has the Gamecube version of the Futurama game actually been cancelled in Europe? I mean, I read that article which was written on the 2nd July or whatever and a week on, in all the schedules I've read, it says that the game is still schedules for a 27th September release. Rather confusing.
M Jackson
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« Reply #177 on: 07-10-2003 19:08 »

I wouldn't worry too much about this but I just saw a site with a "late August" release for the PS2 version. Although a new advert that has only just been produced still says August 1st. Oh and Futurama got 70% in Gamesmaster. They said that the graphics are beautiful, and that the story, script and cutscenes make it the funniest game in history! Strangely enough the game lost points for being "too hard". They said that it feels like the game has a "black soul". Whatever, if it's actually a bit of a challenge that'll be a bonus.
Bobby King

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« Reply #178 on: 07-11-2003 06:26 »

 www.futuramathegame.co.uk
The Skoot

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« Reply #179 on: 07-11-2003 18:08 »

 
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Originally posted by M Jackson:
Strangely enough the game lost points for being "too hard". They said that it feels like the game has a "black soul". Whatever, if it's actually a bit of a challenge that'll be a bonus.

There's being a bit of challenge, and then there's being so bloody unforgiving that you break the controller in anger. You just wait until you get to the crocodiles in the sewers. Oh, you just wait...
emanon

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« Reply #180 on: 07-12-2003 03:55 »

bu i dunt wonna
M Jackson
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« Reply #181 on: 07-12-2003 05:56 »

Well i've played the demo, and it's bloody good fun! At first I found it very difficult but then I realized that I should actually keep moving as I shoot, and use the targeting system! The graphics are lovely and smooth too. Maybe they should have chosen a slightly brighter and more colourful level to use on the demo, but nevermind.
The Skoot

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« Reply #182 on: 07-12-2003 06:03 »

A couple of tips:

- L1 and R1 let you skip through your weapons. In addition to the gun you're holding at the start, you have a pistol (which I prefer as it fires faster) and a hammer as a last resort. Also, square lets you charge up a shot.

- Don't break the beam with the hammer. Oh, you don't want to do that  wink.

- There are six-packs of Slurm in a crate in the first area, and in the ground floor of the bar. That last one you'll be needing later  wink.
M Jackson
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« Reply #183 on: 07-12-2003 08:42 »

Thanks I knew about most of that, except for using square to charge. Did you know you can also climb up onto platforms in the main square, so that you can drop down to get the crates behind that fence. In the bar I also heard Nibbler when you walk around the seating area. I'm sure he's there to collect but I just can't find him.
davids

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« Reply #184 on: 07-12-2003 09:15 »

What platform is the demo? Can You get one for PS2? I wanna play!  cry
Bobby King

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« Reply #185 on: 07-12-2003 09:20 »

only x-box
davids

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« Reply #186 on: 07-12-2003 09:22 »

Oh Damm that means i still have to wait 19 days before i can get hold of a copy
The Skoot

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« Reply #187 on: 07-12-2003 14:53 »

The demo's also with the new Official Xbox Magazine.
M Jackson
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« Reply #188 on: 07-12-2003 15:00 »

No i've got the PS2 Demo! It's with the latest issue of the Official PS2 magazine. Dont get confused with the regular Offical Playstation, this is the one just for PS2. The issue you want has a Tony hawk cover story.
emanon

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« Reply #189 on: 07-12-2003 20:52 »

 
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Originally posted by ME:
ok, i'm back from my trip to NZ and the first thing i did was put in that demo disk i got with the australian xbox magazine at the airport and i have to say YOU GUYS GOTTA GET THIS GAME WHEN IT COMES OUT!!!!!! IT'S SOOO COOL, FUNNY, FUNNY STUFF, THE THINGS FRY SAYS AS HE DOES STUFF. Even his lips move when he talks as you move him around, the lock on targeting is well designed and the graphics with the xbox are very smooth, clear and capture the visual style of the show. The cel chading is the best i've seen, its not over done. Plus all of this is moving around the screen at a fantastic frame rate, most likely 60fps.

p.s I REALLY  REALLY  REALLY  REALLY  REALLY  REALLY  REALLY  REALLY DISLIKE fox!!!

alexvilagosh

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« Reply #190 on: 07-13-2003 01:57 »

Awsome, emanon. Is it particularly hard or not?

And how is the Ps2 version M Jackson? And is it in the Australian magazine too? Do they have a website?
Kazzahdrane

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« Reply #191 on: 07-13-2003 03:29 »

I got OPSM2 on Friday, and got home from holiday yesterday. The playable demo is pretty good fun, pretty much what I expected. This game aint gonna win any awards for ingenious ideas or great graphics, but it looks like the show, and it plays fairly nicely. I'll be buying it anyway, even though I'll finish it in a couple of days most likely.

For anyone wanting to know about the demo, it's one of Fry's levels in Old New York, and is actually a timed demo of I guess about 7 or 8 minutes, the clock appears when you have 30 seconds left. I do like the way you can open the crates and get money and Slurm, nice touch and i have no idea why I like it, I just do.
M Jackson
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« Reply #192 on: 07-13-2003 14:42 »

The PS2 demo is good fun. Oh and Kazzahdrane the graphics are excellent. Especially when you get inside the bar and jumping around. The frame rate can slow down just slightly when there's lots of enemys all attacking at once, or something similar. Also the ending for the demo is a bit of a let down. You just shoot and Oven and it blows up, then it say congratulations. However, this isn't the real ending for the level.
fry2006

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« Reply #193 on: 07-13-2003 16:27 »

(Do they have American demos yet?)
Coop

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« Reply #194 on: 07-13-2003 18:21 »
« Last Edit on: 07-13-2003 18:21 »

Well, it says on the site that Dr. Zoidberg is playable(somewhat), thats a relief.   smile


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emanon

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« Reply #195 on: 07-13-2003 19:48 »
« Last Edit on: 07-13-2003 19:48 »

i didnt find it hard at all, (but have read recently that its in fact pretty hard, just goes to show that you cant really judge a game totally by its demo) with the lock on targeting it makes it easy to shoot enemies because you can straff <L and >R. The graphics on the xbox demo version are fantastic some of the best that i've seen in a platformer with no slow down at all with lots of characters on the screen. When you blow up the stove and open the wall its not the end of the level, and wont say congratulations in the final version. Dr Zoidy will be plyable but not like the others, he will be in levels where you control him riding creatures in a sort of timed race to the end.  smile

hey Fry2006, try looking around at places that sell magazines, look for game mags with disks on the front and see if the demo is stated on it smile
fry2006

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« Reply #196 on: 07-14-2003 11:58 »

Local Publix, here I come!
davids

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« Reply #197 on: 07-14-2003 12:57 »

the release date is nearing! I......can't........hold on......much......longer
fry2006

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« Reply #198 on: 07-14-2003 13:05 »

(plays action music) It's coming.
Kazzahdrane

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« Reply #199 on: 07-14-2003 13:37 »

But not soon enough dammit!!!
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