Oh look, a matter of opinion! This is debatable because better graphics is a laughable argument at best. Take 007 GoldenEye for the N64 for example. The N64 Graphics are horrible in comparison to today's standards, but does that make it worse than its remake? In fact a lot of people did not like the newer versions set up. Hence why people like the N64 version better. Yet the gameplay is basically the same. Lets look back an another game. To this day people talk about how they wish the Halo 2 servers were still up. Halo 3 did not live up to the expectations of most Halo players, and a large group of the Halo community still continued to play Halo 2 until the servers were taken offline. Halo 3 is superior to Halo 2 in graphics, but from your logic I would assume people should have played Halo 3 because it was far "superior"? The same could even be argued between PSO and PSU. Don't get me wrong, I love shiny new graphics, but don't think that even comes close in deciding if a game is good, or not.Playing on a gaming PC with game settings maxed out 1080 blah blah blah, the game looks highly superior to PSU. PSU is a Ps2 game with Ps2 graphics. The only thing that makes it look decent on PC is the high lvl's of anti-aliasing that I have forced onto it.
In my opinion, graphics is hardly an argument for being "superior".
It's nice to see you agree that it's not a good argument!Music? That's laughable
But in all seriousness, music is a horrible argument. Yet again it comes down to a matter of opinion. It's like saying Rock is horrible, and Rap is awesome. Just because you like one type of music and don't like another does not mean that the one you dislike is "horrible". That's an opinion, and there would be many people who disagree. Does that make you right? No. Does that make them right? No.
That's your opinion, but that does not mean PSO/PSO2's music is "superior" to PSU's.PSU's music is pretty terrible and was a HUGE let down when compared to PSO's music.
Any game is eventually going to come to a point of repetition. PSO2 will down the line, and anyone who believes otherwise is an idiot. Obviously there are going to be more enemies in PSO2, but that does not mean it's going to get repetitive at all. What happens when you want an item? You look for it. What happens when you look for it over and over? You run into the same enemies. What happens when you run into the same enemies? Oh look repetition! What about mission hot spots? People are going to do them over and over because it is the best one to do. What happens to the other missions? People no longer play them, and the creatures there are never fought until a new mission comes out with them. What happens to the other mission hot spot? It either gets replaced, or stays the hot spot. What happens if it turns into the new hot spot? The other mission is slowly forgotten about. See what I'm getting at?PSU has many more missions than PSO and PSO2 have? Yes that's true, but every mission on psu looks the same and has the same recycled music with the same reskinned monsters over and over which just feels flat and boring. PSO2 only has 6 areas to explore but all of them are different and unique with a brand new boss (The mines boss is down right nutts in awesomeness PSU has nothing epic like that along with awesome music) Game features?
Obviously this will not really be a big problem now, seeing as how the game just started. Later on down the road missions will be forgotten about. Repetition, is unavoidable.
Chat options are poor argument. All you really need is a party chat, public chat, and messaging system. I noticed that there is a chat feature to where you can talk to people even if you're not in the party with them. That's cool and all, but if I am not in a party that means I don't really want to talk to anyone. Simple mails while I am TA'ing (something I do a lot on PSU) annoy the hell out of me. This would be even worse. It's something I don't care for. Is it a good idea? Yes, and I'm sure a lot of people like it, but again it comes down to a matter of opinion.PSU's game features dont come even close to PSO2's game features such as options, chat options, friend management, etc etc it has all of PSU's features and many more.
Why would it be needed. There are more than enough buttons on a controller to do what you need to do. I guess mouse support is something it's lacking, but I fail to see how that even comes close to an argument for it.Controls? PSU doesnt even have mouse support..nuff said about that...
I know you're not trying to be mean, and I'm not either, but you sure are forcing the fact that PSO2 is "superior. I thought this thread was made to ask why we are not playing PSO2, not force your opinion on people. When you talk to a group of people who like one thing, you like another, and you start talking about what's superior, expect a negative response to show up. Who knows, I may be the only one who feels this way?I mean i'm not even trying to be mean or anything i'm seriously i'm trying see it your way (from a technical stand point) but I can't find anything that makes me say "man I wish pso2 had this feature that psu has.."
Lets talk about gameplay mechanics. Some people may like the PSU combat style better. I know I do. Some may like PSO2's better. It comes down to a matter of opinion. There is an animation for popping monomates, dimates, and trimates. That's really cools, but isn't being able to pop them instantly more effective? I would say it is, and I'm sure others agree. Obviously they are trying to take a more realistic approach to it, but I don't want to have to stop what I'm doing, and watch my character do the animation. You could argue that other games have animations for potions/food items, but that's just it, it's a different game. Same with PSU vs PSO2. Two different games, with two different play styles. Photon charges, I like each weapon having its own PP bar. Same thing with PSP2/PSP2i, I wish it was something they did not change. Going back to PA disks, that's cool and all, but some people like to level them. What if they could made it to where you can find them and still be able to level them up? Take it from both worlds of the game. Sure, you can buy them, but would it not be better just to use meseta on items, weapons, and armor? I don't know about you, but I don't want to sink all of my meseta into a high level PA, just because I can't find it. All in all, it comes down to a matter of opinion, and preference.
I like an anime look, but that does not mean I don't like the way other games look. I like the way a lot of games look. Skyrim, Halo, Fallout 3/New Vegas, just to name a few. All of them are different from each other.On a side note, I find it weird that you like psu for it's "anime" feel but yet you are waiting for Elder Scrolls Online...Which looks nothing like anime and has that "ugly" western look to it. If anything PSO2 is much more anime than that you know? =P