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Are there any other 3D fighters that play like Virtual-On? And how come this game never really took off in the western fighting game scenes?
I enjoy this game a lot, though I never got to play it in the arcade twin stick setup. It handles pretty well on a controller.
Also for any of you who have played these and the Gundam vs games what do you think about the two in comparison to each other?

>> No.10689551

No, not really. I guess you could say Zone of Enders, or Power Stone, but those aren't exactly the same thing. I guess maybe ARMS might be close.
As for why it never took off, for the same reason that ARMS or any other really experimental game didn't take off. The FGC is really niche and prefers to play their own specific sort of game. If it isn't two dudes standing horizontally across from one another and hitting each other with button presses, then they don't like it. Just look how much complaining their is about Smash Bros, just because it involves moving around.

>> No.10689557

>>10687507
It's not a fighting game. It's a third person version of Senko no Ronde which itself is a remake of Spacewar!

>> No.10689563
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>>10687507
Obviously it's not exactly the same but Sonic Battle is similar and it also has a story mode.

There's also Custom Robo.

>> No.10690793

>>10689557
How is Virtual-On not a fighting game? Also I thought it came out way before Senko no Ronde?

>> No.10690828

Last Legion UX on the N64 plays extremely similar and its designed for a controller instead of twin sticks… but it sucks.

Saturn + Twin Sticks is the best way to play at home. It’s only beaten by the actual arcade unit. Dreamcast one is a step up graphically but I think the original is the best.

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>Games like virtual on
You mean games like Namco's Cyber Sled, which came earlier.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwF4A9oMrcQ
Or its '94 sequel with more moves and a campaign mode, Cyber Commando.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTUmOGn2UX0

>> No.10691165

It amazes me how stupid posters on /vr/ can be where they have no idea about a game but make all kinds of wild comparisons that don't even come close to the mark.

To think that Virtual On threads have now forever been fucked by some random Zelda autist.

>> No.10691172

FGC sweats only play two niggas standing across from each other, either 2D or 3D but it’s basically 2D mode.

>> No.10691175

>>10687507
virtual on had side tourneys but getting the dual stick setup just for 1 game prevented it from growing.

gundam versus took the virtual on torch. especially, when you had to down dash in gundam versus to land and dash again. real similar to virtual on with jumping to lock-on.

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10691187

How am I supposed to beat the game with anything other than this ugly piece of shit?
It's so much better than all the other robots.
I almost made it with Raiden once but the final boss timed me out.

>> No.10691192

>>10691187
viper 2 is a glass cannon, use other virtuaroids.

>> No.10691239

>>10691187
skill issue

>> No.10691248

Maybe you'll like Destrega

>> No.10691263
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10691263

Try Phantom Crash
Gundam VS series (FvZ, GvZG, GvGN+)
Megatudo is a relatively obscure one

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>>10691263
Phantom Crash has a cool aesthetic

>> No.10691286

>>10691273
It's great if you're tired of the Gundam look

>> No.10691312

>>10691273
Lol the cat hates the government

>> No.10691335

>>10687507
There are like 4 or 5 but several are japan only with fan translation
Frame Gride on Dreamcast
Zero Divide 1/2
Koutetsu Reiki - Steeldom
Bulk Slash on Saturn
Robo Pit on saturn
Custom Robo obviously.

>> No.10691346

>>10691335
These aren't really comparable, Zero Divide is a straight Virtua Fighter clone for example.

>> No.10691356

>>10691346
some of them are closer than others but most of them have the flying around a 3D arena feel with control stick tap to dash, more or less. There are only so many 3d robot fighters out there to be picky.

>> No.10692317

>>10691273
I found out about this the other day and have been meaning to play it.
Really love the UI. The whole streetculture vibe reminds me of Eureka Seven.

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10692336

Is there anyway to emulate the arcade controls without it going retarded yet?

>> No.10692389

>>10692336
It's called a D-pad.

>> No.10692493

>>10691356
The characters in Zero Divide are supposed to be hacker avatars in cyberspace, not robots.

>> No.10692578

https://youtu.be/0b25-A6d4rY?si=f3Fu5ou4TrOTs7NC

>> No.10693162

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ0qM2JGELU
KINO

>> No.10693169

>>10692493
And the robots in Virtual On are supposed to be game players in the present day remote controlling robots in the future through time-warping arcade machines

>> No.10693172

>>10691273
this game looks like the most hidden gem of a video game I've seen in a while. how is Xbox emulation doing these days?

>> No.10693178

>>10693169
That's Virtual On though, not ZD.