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Hellgate: Descend into Hell with Ripper X

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe Land of AZPosts: 16,614MMORPG.COM Staff Uncommon

What originally began its life as Hellgate: London has been reborn as today's Hellgate. The new iteration is a reborn version of the original and our own Ripper X has stopped in for a look. Check out Ripper's first impressions in Hellgate: First Impressions with Ripper X, our latest exclusive game overview video.

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  • SamhaelSamhael Huntsville, ALPosts: 697Member Uncommon

    TL;DL?

    Transcript please. I'll skip videos.

  • NameWasTakenNameWasTaken Where Osama isPosts: 132Member

    Is it me, or does the hair cut on the lead heroines head make her look like an armored penis? Some subliminal marketing perhaps?

  • TheLizardbonesTheLizardbones Arkham, VAPosts: 10,910Member

    I did not watch the video...a transcript would be preferable to me as well. I would be surprised though if the review didn't boil down to the game would have been pretty cool if they finished it when it originally released. It wouldn't have been 'great', but it would have been pretty cool. Now it's just, "meh".

    I can not remember winning or losing a single debate on the internet.

  • SwampRobSwampRob Halifax, NSPosts: 1,008Member

    Mixed impressions here.

    First off, grats to MMORPG for the video review, the first I've seen on here since I joined the site years ago.

    The video itself was useful perhaps only to those who knew nothing of the game.    However, I would suspect that the bulk of the readers on this site would be more appreciative of some more meaty details regarding game mechanics and powers.  Something beyond a simple list of of the classes.

    As to that announcer...... hmmm.    He voice was ok, I guess, very reminiscent of a certain reviewer on Youtube.    And while I found bits and pieces of his spiel mildly amusing, some of the monologue was just....awful.   "In an MMO, it's always good to pick up quests".   WTH???    I wanted to like this guy but he speaks like he's talking to 5 year olds new to video games.   

    In the end, I must regretfully say I found the video not very useful or informative, and the voice commentary downright annoying.   Best of luck with your next vid.

     

  • KabaalKabaal Edinburgh, ScotlandPosts: 3,012Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by Samhael

    TL;DL?

    Transcript please. I'll skip videos.

    There wasnt much to it. It took 7 minutes for him to get excited about a loading screen, tell you the names of the classes and accept 2 quests. Afterwards he shot a couple of mobs, commented that he could dual wield then said he was rebooting his computer. *yawn*

  • BillMurphyBillMurphy Managing Editor Berea, OHPosts: 2,364MMORPG.COM Staff Uncommon
    This is actually just an OVERview of the game and its features. Similar to every other overview we've done each week as of late. They go on the game's Game Listing as another thing for players to check out when they're researching a new game. A full review will be coming later.

    Our only video review of anything thus far has been for the Guild Wars Trilogy. More will be coming in the future.
  • rivethead23rivethead23 Wilmington, DEPosts: 41Member

    Was that some sort of parody? It was lost on me apparently. I noted at least two incorrect statements and I probably skipped through half of the video. 

  • GlokyczeGlokycze klobouky u brnaPosts: 9Member

    This video isnt informative in any way, you just see new guy to the game trying to make... something. Only usable thing you get from it is "its cool" and the classes. Srsly mate, before you do any vid of the game try to paly it for atleast 2-3 days and then rewiev some of the basics.

  • jnserenojnsereno BenaventePosts: 41Member

    Guys, I don't think the point of this video was supposed to be 'informative'. Actually, I think it IS supposed to be a comedy since he was being very goofy while commenting the gameplay.


    EDIT: I liked it, and I laughed a couple times.

  • redripredrip Los Angeles, CAPosts: 149Member

    To be blunt, it's a 1st Impressions of the game, it's not a review, mainly an intro into the game with some visuals and commentary.  Sometimes I can get a little wacky, just having fun to be honest, some 1st impressions are more serious and some are silly, but like Bill said, the video isn't supposed to be detailed or super opinionated, more just showing the gameplay itself and giving viewers who haven't seen the game before a visual taste of the gameplay and some of the very basic features like Character creation and some mechanics. 

     

  • augustgraceaugustgrace Cottonwood, CAPosts: 624Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by SwampRob

    I wanted to like this guy but he speaks like he's talking to 5 year olds new to video games.   

    In the end, I must regretfully say I found the video not very useful or informative, and the voice commentary downright annoying.   Best of luck with your next vid.

     


     

    lol. That is pretty much the reaction every week when the Ripper vids come out.  Despite people constantly suggesting to the guy that he would be better off concentrating on trying to transmit some sort of actual information and drop the "funny?!" the same quality vids keep coming out.  

    Pretty much par for the quality at mmorpg.com

  • augustgraceaugustgrace Cottonwood, CAPosts: 624Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by BillMurphy

    This is actually just an OVERview of the game and its features. Similar to every other overview we've done each week as of late. They go on the game's Game Listing as another thing for players to check out when they're researching a new game. A full review will be coming later. Our only video review of anything thus far has been for the Guild Wars Trilogy. More will be coming in the future.

     

    Come on Bill you know these vids aren't overviews or informative in any way.

  • aleianaaleiana Los Angeles, CAPosts: 1Member

    I find Ripper's commentary to be funny and entertaining. :) 

  • james_mksjames_mks New York, NYPosts: 7Member

    Originally posted by augustgrace



    Originally posted by SwampRob



    I wanted to like this guy but he speaks like he's talking to 5 year olds new to video games.   

    In the end, I must regretfully say I found the video not very useful or informative, and the voice commentary downright annoying.   Best of luck with your next vid.

     






     

    lol. That is pretty much the reaction every week when the Ripper vids come out.  Despite people constantly suggesting to the guy that he would be better off concentrating on trying to transmit some sort of actual information and drop the "funny?!" the same quality vids keep coming out.  

    Pretty much par for the quality at mmorpg.com




     

    Ripper cracks me up haha, maybe some of you guys should read the title, I'm gonna say "1st Impressions" usually is something Ripper does, going into a game for the first time. I don't see how you would even consider someone going into a game for the first time to give you detailed information on a game, sounds like he is having fun to me, and to be honest I like a little humor with gameplays, keeps it interesting and light hearted.

    Ripper X, if you read this, are you still doing videos for Machinima and will you be coming back to Darkfall anytime soon?

  • SgtFabulousSgtFabulous Sarnia, ONPosts: 42Member

    Sounds like hes trying to badly impersonate sean connery, very annoying.

  • GolelornGolelorn Hiding From Social Media Peeping Toms, ALPosts: 1,099Member Uncommon

    RipperX, I appreciate your videos. Game looks kinda cool.

  • VooDoo_PapaVooDoo_Papa Somewhere on a beach on the east coast, FLPosts: 883Member Uncommon

    not optimized for mobile devices

     

    dnr

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  • Kaynos1972Kaynos1972 Quebec, QCPosts: 2,316Member

    Tourlou ?  LOL, what a nice and funny video, i'll need to try that game, it looks fun.

  • marinridermarinrider Tomball, TXPosts: 1,556Member

    Originally posted by nodamnspam

    Was that some sort of parody? It was lost on me apparently. I noted at least two incorrect statements and I probably skipped through half of the video. 

    What do you expect from a Ripper video.  All the videos are like that.  They are not first impressions and they are hardly overviews.  To me, its like he went to the website, glanced over the info, then tried to recite it without notes.  Most of the time he has wrong information or just doesnt know what hes talking about.

     

    Pro Tip: Either make it an OVERVIEW and know what your actually talking about or make it a first impressions video.  You can't do both or you'll just screw it up like you do every single time.

  • TheLizardbonesTheLizardbones Arkham, VAPosts: 10,910Member


    Originally posted by SgtFabulous
    Sounds like hes trying to badly impersonate sean connery, very annoying.

    I work with someone who does this unintentionally. It's pretty awesome.

    I can not remember winning or losing a single debate on the internet.

  • BTrayaLBTrayaL BucharestPosts: 595Member Uncommon

    Jesus, closed after 30 seconds..

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  • daltaniousdaltanious waPosts: 2,144Member Uncommon

    Transcription please here, too. This is one of the worst video presentations of all times. Lost any wish to watch in first half minute. Never happened before.

  • DiEx80DiEx80 Bolivar, MOPosts: 31Member

    Is this an MMO or a single player game with online capacities like Diablo?

    If this is an MMO then I'll give it a spin. Otherwise, I may pass and wait for Diablo 3.

  • OzmodanOzmodan Hilliard, OHPosts: 7,187Member Uncommon

    Took part in the beta hoping that some of the Diablo magic would rub off on this game.  I quickly discerned it did not, which thankfully saved me wasting money on this game.

    It is still the same lame game and I don't recommend those playing it, wasting more money on the item shop, it does not have much replayability.

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