Best Cutscenes Ever

Best Cutscenes Ever

What makes a cutscene a great cutscene.

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Good point on quick cutscenes. I can't sit through more than 5 minutes of cutscene so I'd probably go insane playing (or, watching) MGS.

Wait a minute... Dan is comparable to a soulless monster? And references French hookers?

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Living_Brain:
Good point on quick cutscenes. I can't sit through more than 5 minutes of cutscene so I'd probably go insane playing (or, watching) MGS.

If everyone hates MGS cutscenes so much and prefer in-game scenes, does that mean they'd like the ladder part in MGS 3 where you climb up a frighteningly tall ladder while a disembodied voice sings the opening theme?

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Living_Brain:
Good point on quick cutscenes. I can't sit through more than 5 minutes of cutscene so I'd probably go insane playing (or, watching) MGS.

If everyone hates MGS cutscenes so much and prefer in-game scenes, does that mean they'd like the ladder part in MGS 3 where you climb up a frighteningly tall ladder while a disembodied voice sings the opening theme?

But that was one of the best parts of the game!

Though you raise a good point. Is a 5+ cutscene that's skippable really worse than a 5+ gameplay segment (think Half Life 2. I'm not saying it has bad cutscene segments, I'm just using its general cutscene segment style as an example) that's not skippable?

Though this relies on the cutscene being skippable, but still.

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I don't know how I forgot, Giants: Citizen Kabuto! That was the only game that made me literally drool during a cutscene.

Punch You:
If everyone hates MGS cutscenes so much and prefer in-game scenes, does that mean they'd like the ladder part in MGS 3 where you climb up a frighteningly tall ladder while a disembodied voice sings the opening theme?

Wonderful scene. I don't know why but that was beautiful. So soothing, something you rarely experience in a game. It is reminiscent of the Geena Easton song in Miami Vice in that way.

I think I like the style of what Chris did on his bit today more than just talking about the game or other game, taking a leisurely bit of reflexion on the topic in general is pretty cool

 

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