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News Midway closes studio, cancels games

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 17 Dec 2008.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Bauul

    Bauul Sir Bongaminge

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    I didn't even know MK vs DC had come out! Shows the influence they have nowadays.
     
  3. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  4. JonDixon

    JonDixon Decking is the new modding

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    decimated != 25%
     
  5. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    This ship has been sinking for so long it's painful, I wish they'd just get it over with =/
    What on earth are they going to release now that mortal kombat flopped? Sigh...
     
  7. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    Midway hasn't sent us a copy despite requests, so not really, no. We could go out and buy it, but it doesn't really seem worth it.
     
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    Lol.. s'what happens when you make sub-par re-hash games.
     
  9. Thacrudd

    Thacrudd Where's the any key?!?

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    That's a shame. They really helped pave the road for fighting games. I don't see MK v DC shooting to the stars, either.
     
  10. Bauul

    Bauul Sir Bongaminge

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    Yeah, as a literacy boy Joe you should know decimated means 10%, not 25%. tut tut. ;)
     
  11. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    I know the literal meaning of the word (From Latin, meaning "A tenth"), but I think most people would agree that the word has semantically shifted enough to be appropriate in this context, as the word is more commonly used to mean a culling or mass murder/punishment.

    It's true. I check with at least one stylistics and linguistics graduate and he told me so. :p
     
  12. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    anyone could see MK vs DC flop from 1 gazillion Km away... what were they thinking?!?!
     
  13. Brooxy

    Brooxy Like a boss (but not a boss)

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    One of the guys at work keeps raving about how good the game is - I'll put that down to him being a total fanboy.
     
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    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    I don't know, the meta-critic did have a few high ratings in there.
     
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    I am a linguistics graduate myself, and you are correct CardJoe.

    CardJoe wrote: "I know the literal meaning of the word (From Latin, meaning "A tenth"), but I think most people would agree that the word has semantically shifted enough to be appropriate in this context, as the word is more commonly used to mean a culling or mass murder/punishment."
     
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    Hmm I thought that game was great.

    The last fighting game I played was probably Mortal Kombat 4 about 10 years ago. I don't own ANY consoles, only a PC, so I'm not a big fighting game fan.

    My friend recently bought a PS3 and he was showing it off to me. I played all his games, fifa, burnout, blah blah, all bored me shitless. That fighting game though, MK vs DC, I really loved. It was fast and easy to play like the old MK games, a lot of the moves were the same controls too, so it was easy for me to get in to. But there were LOTS more moves for every character. There were about 10 characters, half of them were new, so I there was a lot of stuff to learn and look forward to. And the game itself had improved a lot. Not only were the graphics great and there is lots of locations to fight at, but its 3d now too, so you can sidestep which adds a whole new dimension. I only played it for a few nights but I liked it so much, it made me wonder about buying a PS3.
     
  17. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    Bought it in Tescos for £20. Pretty enjoyable fighter.
     
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