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Def Jam Icon

by Lasher

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Original Thread: Def Jam: ICON. We ballin'!

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Introduction

DEF JAM ICON FAQ AND GENERAL QUERIES.


ICON
Def Jam: Icon is the third game in a series of fighting games based on the world of Hip-Hop/Rap.

Well gee, you don't sound too excited describing a very exciting concept.
Yeah that's because unlike Vendetta and Fight for New York, ICON isn't as fun. Whereas the other two games were wrestling based (Develpoed by AKI) this one is kind of boxing based. The guys who did Fight Night round 3 took the reins and did the "EA thing" and made all the movement analouge based. Meaning you swing the stick to do a right hook etc.

So it took out the awesome "YEEEARRRRHHHH" moves and Henry ROllins from FFNY. So what did it ADD?

Well this time around the enviroment does more damage than you do. So to really dominate your enemies you have to utilise the scenery exploding, popping and smashing in time to the music.

In time to the music?
Yeah. The game has an in built equilizer that causes the enviroment to react to whatever is playing. It doesn't always get it spot on and reacts to hip-hop beats more than say, Swedish DeathCore Black Metal... But still. It's fun.

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So what's going on? Your current way of telling this story sucks.
Seriously, tell me if you don't like how this is looking at the moment. There's not much in the way of cutscenes and story but I was going to let them tell themselves. All the e-mails and voicemails will be transribed as you can't see the words that well in the screenshots.

And why can't we see shit in the screenshots, Lasher?
Because this is a 360 game being played in a shitty capture card in 50 hertz mode so we can't see shit. If I could afford a card that could let me capture the game at 60 hertz or even high def we'd be having much more fun. For real, I apologise.

So if the game isn't that good and you can't even show off how good it looks in hi-def then why bother?
Because I'm hoping we can all have a laugh and have some funny music playing as our nerd tries to become on par with Puff Daddy... Or P.Diddy or whatever.

Why does Nerdshoe look like he has skin cancer?
Because the people who made the game hate white people? Maybe? All the other skin tone textures are fine but the pasty white nerd skin texture looks all splotchy and gross.

I WANT NERDSHOE TO FIGHT TO THE SOUND OF SEVERAL COWS BEING PUT INTO A GIANT SHREDDER! Or DRAGONFORCE! DRAGONFORCE! DRAGONFORCE! DRAGONFORCE!
I'll be touching on the music a bit later after another update. Just so we get into the swing of this before everyone goes nuts.

Aspect ratio Having a wee bit of trouble with the aspect ratio that I didn't even notice till now. Should be fixed next update.

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