Gears of War Developer Epic Games Reveals Fortnite at the VGAs

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  1. MajorDomo

    MajorDomo [H]ard as it Gets

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    Epic Games has given the gaming world a sneak peek at their next project named Fortnite. There is precious little additional information released with the trailer, it’s just a teaser for what you can expect to see and what direction the company will take its next endeavor.
     
  2. DeathPrincess

    DeathPrincess [H]ard as it Gets

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    That name... Does it take place in a convenience store/motel? :confused:
     
  3. dara

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    I guess you will be building a fort to survive the night against zombies/monsters. Looks interesting. :)
     
  4. Basiq Flac

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    That would be my guess as well.
     
  5. scojer

    scojer 2[H]4U

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    Lame. Team Fort-Left4Dead.
     
  6. PeaKr

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    Awesome, another console game from epic.
     
  7. DOOMHAMMA

    DOOMHAMMA Gawd

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    Blow everything up and steal the road signs!!!
     
  8. nakedhand

    nakedhand 2[H]4U

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    We haven´t seen the game yet..

    The style and atmosphere seems fairly unique, I kind of liked it. But a plain fortified "zombie" shooter, no thanks. There has to be more than that and then some twists and a little edge.
     
  9. WorldExclusive

    WorldExclusive [H]ardForum Junkie

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    From the Good Samaritan Demo to Fortnite.
    When you go console, you go all in.
     
  10. scojer

    scojer 2[H]4U

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    I bet this is where they sto.... er got more of their inspiration from.
     
  11. Rattle

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    LOL @ precious little.

    thats exactly what the game is gonna be precious little anything, just like BS (bulletstorm)
    It looks like tf2 had sex with borderlands characters on Ue3,

    vomitous

    I wonder if they can jump?
     
  12. Youn

    Youn [H]ardness Supreme

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    I'm all for them trying something different, but can't say I'm all that interested from what I saw in the trailer... BUT, I'll wait for some gameplay videos to make any real judgments... there's always a chance they'll come out with something fun
     
  13. stiltner

    stiltner [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Minecraft with better graphics?
     
  14. magoo

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    ToyStory with purple zombies............coming to an XBox near you.:eek:
     
  15. drako

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    Thanks Epic for making your next game which I can't buy due to exclusivity completely unappealing to me. That's very courteous!
     
  16. Plague_Injected

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    Epic should know its place and just make a proper Unreal Tournament game. Gears of War is alright but Epic completely fails at creating good stories and characters, and trying to force its 13-year-old-boy attempts at narrative down gamers' throats isn't very pleasant.
     
  17. Spare-Flair

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    bah, the art style isn't doing it for me.
     
  18. J_Gau

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    You've got to kidding me. Toony art style. You mean I have to play another zombie game. The whole survive the night sounds like a Minecraft rip off.

    I'm sorry but I can't help but feel completely underwhelmed by this especially after the Samaritan demo.

    Its probably yet another XBOX exclusive.
     
  19. wasteomind

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    Pretty much.

    Team Fortress 2 + Left 4 Dead + Minecraft = uninspired zombie game cash in with a rip-off art style. My love for Epic (since the Jazz Jackrabbit and One Must Fall days) has pretty much dissolved at this point.

    I wonder if this was Cliffy Douche's idea.
     
  20. kuyaglen

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  21. Intel_Hydralisk

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    I just finished playing some dungeon defenders. How ironic.
     
  22. Brent_Justice

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    So much for making a game life like, seems they want to go the cartoon route here. I prefer to make games as realistic looking as possible, not cartoony like I'm playing Toy Story. Just my opinion.
     
  23. Hornet

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    Seems like a Minecraft / Terraria clone to me, with modern graphics that will appeal to the masses.

    Build buildings, zombies attack at night.
     
  24. ChronoDetector

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    Looks like Team Fortress style graphics, and probably another console game.
     
  25. FrEaKy

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    Soooo

    Yeah

    Really?
     
  26. El Barto

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    Team Fortress themed version of Left for Dead?
     
  27. dceremuga

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    God almighty people. Open up. That was cool looking. I love the change from trying to be realistic to cartoon like. I thought it looked just plain fun.

    Bunch of TF elitist bastards. lol
     
  28. Blazemore

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    Another zombie game :(
     
  29. Youn

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    why is everyone saying "zombies"? I thought it was clearly aliens... am I wrong?
     
  30. magoo

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    Does it really matter?
    Doesn't change the fact it looks like ToyStory.

    The game play could save it, if it was fun.:D
     
  31. FrEaKy

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    Co-Op and cooky multi player are a must with the game play for this title to survive
     
  32. ViperGrendal

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    Epic has really gone downhill :(
     
  33. TwistedAegis

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    Looks geared to the 13-16 demographic.
     
  34. Outamyhead

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    Err, TF2 and L4D made an ugly baby?

    Are Epic trying to take a slice of the pie that Valve and the L4D team made?

    I'm trying to remember the last Epic game I had bought since 2004, I don't think I have since then.
     
  35. Finkus

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    /tumbleweeds......
     
  36. dr.stevil

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    It looks like an interesting concept. I'm all for something a little different than the norm... can't wait to give it a try.
     
  37. Youn

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    I believe what we are seeing here is the typical developers-have-babies-then-products-turn-to-baby-goo scenario ;)
     
  38. Revdarian

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    Actually i agree with the guy who said "Minecraft+Terraria" waaaaaaaaaaay more than TF2+L4D
     
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    UT 2004 (and it's AMAZING MODS) was their magnum opus; they haven't been anywhere close since that time.
     
  40. fattypants

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    That's not to say that this game won't be good. I like the concept...a defensive-based Minecraft style of game would be awesome.

    Mix Minecraft + Killing Floor and I'm 100% sold.