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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #30 on: January 23, 2011, 03:10:01 PM »
It's this generation's Blast Wind.
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #31 on: January 23, 2011, 05:47:45 PM »
Where is an official (or at least credible) source saying the game lacks tate?
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #32 on: January 23, 2011, 08:09:18 PM »
So far the only source is Elixir and he claims his source for the tate information is secret. Which basically means he's a useless cocksucker who's probably pulling it out of his ass. You could try writing 5PB's PR dept and asking. I would if i knew the language.
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #33 on: January 23, 2011, 08:24:21 PM »
At least this time he's got a 50% chance of being right.   :laugh:

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #34 on: January 23, 2011, 09:14:26 PM »
Secret sources!  :laugh: Gotta love it.

I wouldn't be surprised if a tate option is excluded, but I'll wait for some credible source to come along with this info.
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #35 on: January 23, 2011, 09:18:02 PM »
Secret sources!  :laugh: Gotta love it.

I wouldn't be surprised if a tate option is excluded, but I'll wait for some credible source to come along with this info.

Agreed. The decision to place all your information outside of the game window made me suspicious about tate from the beginning. I guess we'll know for sure by march.
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #36 on: January 24, 2011, 03:19:30 AM »
Write up from a Japanese guy, with a new video in the link:

http://konaken.jugem.jp/?eid=284

He says the cancelled bullets don't add much (if anything) to your score, and the scoring feels more like games from Seibu, rather than Cave. Graphics are said to be excellent.
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #37 on: January 24, 2011, 10:29:19 AM »
The gameplay looks kind of weird. The player cancels all the bullets before they are even close to him and the game seems very easy. It's not gonna be very interesting if the difficult doesn't ramp up dramatically.

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #38 on: January 27, 2011, 12:21:27 PM »
feels more like games from Seibu

this gets me pretty damn excited
real shame we can't region lock the region free tards to the shmups forum region-moaning thread.
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #39 on: January 30, 2011, 05:03:43 PM »
More pics and another new gameplay vid:

http://ktstg.blog.shinobi.jp/Entry/823/
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #40 on: January 30, 2011, 07:22:27 PM »
It does look like a lot of fun. I might pick this up in a couple of months.

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #41 on: January 30, 2011, 07:25:38 PM »
I'll get it when the price drops a bit. $90 shipped for this is too much.
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #42 on: February 09, 2011, 01:07:46 PM »
The scoring system is starting to make sense: http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2011/02/10/bullet_hell_how_to/ Might be a pretty challenging game if you are going for a high score. Reminds me a bit of Mushi Futari BL Original.

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #43 on: February 09, 2011, 08:21:34 PM »
Whoa, awesome. It's like Dangun without the collection. I may have to trade my DFK1.5 for this sometime down the line.

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #44 on: February 09, 2011, 10:15:49 PM »
Ehhhhh........I still dunno.  Everything I'm seeing just has so little dodging.  They just blow up enemies then their bullets become harmless.  Not really my kinda thing :-\



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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #45 on: February 10, 2011, 10:51:17 AM »
Heh.

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #46 on: February 13, 2011, 12:37:15 AM »
After watching the most recent video, I'm pretty hyped up for it more than I was before.
Also, off-topic but...

Write up from a Japanese guy, with a new video in the link:

http://konaken.jugem.jp/?eid=284

He says the cancelled bullets don't add much (if anything) to your score, and the scoring feels more like games from Seibu, rather than Cave. Graphics are said to be excellent.

She*  =D

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #47 on: February 21, 2011, 03:14:36 AM »
?Tate mode is (not) confirmed? Is this game closer to a Cave game?

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #48 on: March 04, 2011, 01:49:10 PM »
denpanosekai just wrote me. Apparently 5PB says it's region-free.
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #49 on: March 04, 2011, 08:09:54 PM »
I really like the way this game looks. Sad it seems to lack any other modes other than the shown arcade mode. Not sure if it's worth the price of admission at this point.

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #50 on: March 28, 2011, 05:38:06 PM »
Alright, I caved and preordered this. Hopefully it will be good.  :)
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #51 on: April 01, 2011, 09:10:56 AM »
Hell yes!



Pre-ordered!  :righton:

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #52 on: April 01, 2011, 09:46:29 AM »
Do we know if it can TATE to the left, too?

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #53 on: April 01, 2011, 12:50:14 PM »
Do we know if it can TATE to the left, too?

I think it's safe to assume so. If you zoom in on that image, the PORTRAIT setting has a + before the value. Also, 5pb has done two TATE enabled CAVE ports already, so they should know what's what.  :)

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #54 on: April 01, 2011, 12:57:52 PM »
Here's hoping it's 4:3 as well!
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #55 on: April 01, 2011, 01:31:33 PM »
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Pre-ordered!  :righton:

Maybe you should have waited until 4:3 support is confirmed. They could still pull out a Guwange with this ;)

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #56 on: April 01, 2011, 01:56:08 PM »
Well, that's really a worst case scenario. But as it's region free, I can always sell it here in Sweden quite easily.  :facepalm: But as it has smoothing on/off, individual scaling and zoom I just have to trust my gut.

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #57 on: April 01, 2011, 06:11:11 PM »
Do we know if it can TATE to the left, too?
I think it's safe to assume so. If you zoom in on that image, the PORTRAIT setting has a + before the value. Also, 5pb has done two TATE enabled CAVE ports already, so they should know what's what.  :)
Cool. I'll probably get this, then.

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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #58 on: April 06, 2011, 05:11:34 AM »
Early indications are this game is pretty awesome. Famitsu X360 gave it 8/9/8/7. Some of the reviewers' comments were:

-Light difficulty, a wide range of bonuses, and the game kicks in to high gear in the second loop
-In the first loop, you can make patterns just by destroying enemies, but in the second loop, you'll have to do a lot of bullet dodging too. The game has been finely balanced, and it's just magnificent.
-On the surface it looks like a Danmaku shooter, but underneath it's really more of an old-school shooter. A lot of strategy is required.
-I wish I could have found this game in an Arcade 10 years ago.

My copy has shipped so I should have it by the weekend. Can't wait to dig in. :)
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Re: Bullet Soul [5pb, April 7th 2011, JP X360]
« Reply #59 on: April 06, 2011, 02:28:51 PM »
More info:

-No options to change difficulty or number of lives
-Autobomb ON/OFF
-Unlimited credits
-4:3 screen support! There are five main screen options: hori (display outside), hori (display inside), rotate 90 (display inside), rotate 180 (display inside), rotate 270 (display inside).
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