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stop with the cute

03-19-2011, 05:13 AM
#1
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 70
stop with the cute

can we get a bit more grittierand darker with art work on the games, tired of the animmie stuff, game like dark fall and papa sangrie are great examples of cool art, cheers
03-19-2011, 07:33 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: In a car
Posts: 324
Well in my opinion, I really enjoy it when a game sends me good wibes, a darker art work does'nt do that for me, nevertheless, if the game is good and fun, I will play it even if it is darker!

03-19-2011, 09:39 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 609
And with the retro. And with the zombies. And with the (insert any overused cliché here)...
03-19-2011, 09:52 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,494
The cutesy stuff is especially ill tempered; really, have the considered the ripple effects here? There's nothing wrong with niche quirkiness but when every game out there is sunshine and big eyes then that's a world I don't want to live in.

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Originally Posted by LucianOrb View Post
And with the retro. And with the zombies.
Retro and zombies are appropriately non-cutesy. We need to stand united against puppy dogs and rainbows; quit splitting the party.

Last edited by undeadcow; 03-19-2011 at 12:09 PM.
03-19-2011, 11:03 AM
#5
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: england
Posts: 241
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Originally Posted by LucianOrb View Post
And with the retro. And with the zombies. And with the (insert any overused cliché here)...
Lay off the retro!
03-19-2011, 11:45 AM
#6
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Originally Posted by xxvi View Post
can we get a bit more grittierand darker with art work on the games, tired of the animmie stuff, game like dark fall and papa sangrie are great examples of cool art, cheers
What you need is a heavy dose of beer, a bottle of anti-self-insecurity, a larger budget to spend on $60 PS3 games instead of $0.99 iPhone apps, and some women.
"Omg I'm so cool I hate cute things and anything cartoony, bring on all the violence and gore and 18+ things".
Yes I'm sure Dead Space, Doom Res, Rage, Real Racing 2, Overkill, and all the massive 3D games released are "cute" and "animmie" if that's even a word.

The underhyped: JuBeat, Drawn: The Painted Tower, Beatrider, Phoenix Wright, Broken Sword, Cut the Rope, Paladog, Isotope, Crystal War, Scarlett

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Last edited by November's Chopin; 03-19-2011 at 11:47 AM.
03-19-2011, 12:30 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 4,468
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Originally Posted by November's Chopin View Post
What you need is a heavy dose of beer, a bottle of anti-self-insecurity, a larger budget to spend on $60 PS3 games instead of $0.99 iPhone apps, and some women.
"Omg I'm so cool I hate cute things and anything cartoony, bring on all the violence and gore and 18+ things".
Yes I'm sure Dead Space, Doom Res, Rage, Real Racing 2, Overkill, and all the massive 3D games released are "cute" and "animmie" if that's even a word.
Well, you've still gotta realize this IS a forum, and that other person has the right to wish for whatever he'd like to see. There's so many choices and genres in the app store, though, you can easily find something you like (unless it's porn), so there's no real reason to complain about too much of this and not enough of that. Such a wide variety. If a person doesn't personally care for one thing or the other, don't buy it! Keep looking and find whatever it may be! Remember-'different strokes for different folks'!
03-19-2011, 12:44 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,741
I don't think cute is the problem, it's just good and bad, original and unoriginal. There are plenty of crappy-looking dark and gritty games on the App Store too. The trouble is, they're developing for mass audiences, and right now the mass audience is the one that likes cute games.

Anway it's a good job you posted this where every single app developer can see it. /sarcasm

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03-19-2011, 02:23 PM
#9
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: england
Posts: 241
Are you a game Dev? I'm not, but I'd assume gameloft quality graphics are hard to achieve if you are a company of only a few people. Also cute obviously sells. Want gritty, gory full 3D games? Get an xbox/ps3 and get killzone/gears/halo/god of war.
03-19-2011, 10:36 PM
#10
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 454
The market is driven buy what customers buy. If most customers buy cute games , then cute games will be made by the millions. When blood becomes the normal everyday fetish , then bloody games will be made. Until then PSP and PS3 will fill your blood thrist.
Blood lust games
DeadSpace
Alive4ever
Zombienieghborhood
Zombie Infection
Resident Evil 4
Play those while you wait for the bloody revolution.