Sony Playstation SS3
I finally have a chance to borrow the CD from a friend and try it out.
(After I tried it out, the first thing came across my mind is "don't
I just glad I have the Saturn SS3") You probably have already heard a
lot criticism pertaining this conversion of SNK's SS3. Undoubtedly,
this is certainly one of the worst port I have ever seen in my life.
But I'll try not to say that many bad words about this game.
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Okay, you know, we always play the arcade version of SS3 or some people play it on
those nearly arcade perfect port like the Neo Geo Cart./CD systems.
Well, don't we get tired of those perfect game? Don't you just want
to have a slow motion version of SS3?(don't you think those slow
motion scenes they always have in John Woo's action film are pretty
cool?) I know you want that. Well, here you go. Utilizing the Playstation
up to date technology, they came out with the slow motion version of
SS3. Cool huh? Okay, I'm not joking anymore. Frankly speaking,
the game is slow, I don't really mind how many frames they cut
or how slow the loading time is. But what I hate is the game
just play very slow.(yeah, yeah, yeah, I've heard of the title
already, Samurai Slowdown.)
Well, the loading time is a bit problem. It takes 12 seconds
to go to the character selection screen, 8 seconds to load up
who vs. who screen, another 15 seconds to actually load the
game. Well, at least this is not the SNK worst loading
time game, I think KOF96 for the PSX will have the honor to
receive the title of 'Worst Loading Time Game'.(Wow, stop right
there, please don't think I have some sort of discrimination or bias
against the PS, I have a PS too and I love my PS and I also love
KOF95 for the PS).
The sound effects are not that clear as Saturn's version of SS3,
but you know what, I actually like it this way better, it sounds
more like the arcade SS3(the sound for the Saturn version are
just way too loud and too clear, I don't really like it).
I'm not being mean to this PSX SS3, it's just that I have to
be honest in my opinions. They are a lot of people tell me
that how much this game suck and on the other hand, there are a lot
of people tell me how much they like it. Well, I think if you like
Samurai Shodown enough or you just like to see SS characters moving
around, I'm sure you still can get a lot of fun out of this game.
If Playstation is all you have, get the game then, it's always better
than having no Samurai Shodown game around. I would give it a 6 out