History YMMV / DeathSmiles

15th Aug '17 11:47:38 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* CriticalDissonance: Most critics and the more hardcore Shmup crowd give the series very high scores with the likes of '''VideoGame/{{Ikaruga}}''' and '''VideoGame/RadiantSilvergun''', praising the in-depth scoring system, a difficulty balance that isn't as harsh to newcomers that can be adjusted each level, and the appealing art design. Among casual players, it's a LoveItOrHateIt affair.

to:

* CriticalDissonance: Most critics and the more hardcore Shmup crowd give the series very high scores with the likes of '''VideoGame/{{Ikaruga}}''' and '''VideoGame/RadiantSilvergun''', praising the in-depth scoring system, a difficulty balance that isn't as harsh to newcomers that can be adjusted each level, and the appealing art design. Among casual players, it's a LoveItOrHateIt affair.
10th Jun '17 11:30:33 AM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** The Limited Edition Arrange Tracks contains an epic arrange of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cGpW03jNjQ Hades Castle.]] Epic yet so faithful to the original, you can even play that song on your console's hard drive before selecting the final stage, [[{{MickeyMousing}} and the song will even finish when the stage is over.]] Improve your score with the PowerOfRock!

to:

** The Limited Edition Arrange Tracks contains an epic arrange of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cGpW03jNjQ Hades Castle.]] Epic yet so faithful to the original, you can even play that song on your console's hard drive before selecting the final stage, [[{{MickeyMousing}} [[MickeyMousing and the song will even finish when the stage is over.]] Improve your score with the PowerOfRock!



** What theme could possibly be epic enough for a fight against something called "[[FinalBoss Tyrannosatan]]"? The game designers went with a variation on "[[Creator/JohannSebastianBach Toccata and Fugue in D Minor]]". Probably not what anyone was expecting, but ''damn'' does it work!

to:

** What theme could possibly be epic enough for a fight against something called "[[FinalBoss Tyrannosatan]]"? The game designers went with a variation on "[[Creator/JohannSebastianBach "[[Music/JohannSebastianBach Toccata and Fugue in D Minor]]". Probably not what anyone was expecting, but ''damn'' does it work!
5th Jan '17 11:42:34 AM SeptimusHeap
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* FreudWasRight: The blue and yellow suicide bullets in ''IIX'' that chase you are nicknamed sperm.
2nd Sep '16 10:02:53 PM darkabomination
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** The English localization of the first game's 360 port. Some English-speaking fans find it disgustingly bad, others are fine with it considering that most shmup players PlayTheGameSkipTheStory anyway.

to:

** The English localization of the first game's 360 port. Some English-speaking fans find it disgustingly bad, others are fine with it considering that most shmup players PlayTheGameSkipTheStory anyway.anyway, and still others just don't have a problem with it.


Added DiffLines:

* CriticalDissonance: Most critics and the more hardcore Shmup crowd give the series very high scores with the likes of '''VideoGame/{{Ikaruga}}''' and '''VideoGame/RadiantSilvergun''', praising the in-depth scoring system, a difficulty balance that isn't as harsh to newcomers that can be adjusted each level, and the appealing art design. Among casual players, it's a LoveItOrHateIt affair.
26th Mar '16 10:03:09 PM LucaEarlgrey
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ItsHardSoItSucks: See DifficultyByRegion example. Amusingly, many of the people making this complaint are ''experienced players.''

to:

* ItsHardSoItSucks: See DifficultyByRegion example.example; it was enough that many players took up threads relevant to the game to rant about it for pages, some calling that particular version of the game an outright PortingDisaster. Amusingly, many of the people making this complaint are ''experienced players.'' Fortunately for these players, a patch fixed this several months later.
14th Mar '16 8:43:09 PM DarkHunter
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AwesomeMusic: The whole soundtrack is great, but this gets special mention. The Limited Edition Arrange Tracks contains an epic arrange of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cGpW03jNjQ Hades Castle.]] Epic yet so faithful to the original, you can even play that song on your console's hard drive before selecting the final stage, [[{{MickeyMousing}} and the song will even finish when the stage is over.]] Improve your score with the PowerOfRock!

to:

* AwesomeMusic: The whole soundtrack is great, but this gets special mention. AwesomeMusic:
**
The Limited Edition Arrange Tracks contains an epic arrange of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cGpW03jNjQ Hades Castle.]] Epic yet so faithful to the original, you can even play that song on your console's hard drive before selecting the final stage, [[{{MickeyMousing}} and the song will even finish when the stage is over.]] Improve your score with the PowerOfRock!


Added DiffLines:

** What theme could possibly be epic enough for a fight against something called "[[FinalBoss Tyrannosatan]]"? The game designers went with a variation on "[[Creator/JohannSebastianBach Toccata and Fugue in D Minor]]". Probably not what anyone was expecting, but ''damn'' does it work!
21st Dec '15 11:33:27 PM LucaEarlgrey
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* BrokenBase:
** The English localization of the first game's 360 port. Some English-speaking fans find it disgustingly bad, others are fine with it considering that most shmup players PlayTheGameSkipTheStory anyway.
** Also in that game, the initial removal of a lot of slowdown. Those who have played the Japanese version felt it really added a lot of FakeDifficulty, whole those who haven't didn't really notice or care. Most of the complaints died down when an update patch altered the slowdown back to Japanese version levels.
21st Dec '15 11:30:00 PM LucaEarlgrey
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AmericansHateTingle: Or rather, Americans Hate [=DeathSmiles=]. They'll accept BulletHell gameplay just fine, but the AudienceAlienatingPremise really hurt sales.

to:

* AmericansHateTingle: Or rather, Americans Hate [=DeathSmiles=]. They'll accept BulletHell gameplay just fine, but the AudienceAlienatingPremise really hurt sales.sales, due to FanService coupled with characters who are obviously under 18 being seen as "pedo bait".
20th Oct '15 11:39:31 AM Katsuhagi
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Macekre}}: While not to the same extent as Mobile Light Force, there are some very clear changes in the US localization. The characters now have outright horrible clichéd accents, and the controversy practically rivals that of a Jack Thompson lawsuit.
** Actually not ''that'' controversial. While no one will deny that the translation is pretty lame, since story isn't a selling point of the game, it's not that big of a deal.
--> "[[{{Irony}} Like, keep your cool, all right? Don't freak out on me.]]"

to:

* {{Macekre}}: While not to the same extent as Mobile Light Force, there are some very clear changes in the US localization. The characters now have outright horrible clichéd accents, and the controversy practically rivals that of a Jack Thompson lawsuit.
** Actually not ''that'' controversial. While no one will deny that the translation is pretty lame, since story isn't a selling point of the game, it's not that big of a deal.
--> "[[{{Irony}} Like, keep your cool, all right? Don't freak out on me.]]"
accents.
10th Aug '15 7:15:26 PM TheNerfGuy
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: The whole soundtrack is great, but this gets special mention. The Limited Edition Arrange Tracks contains an epic arrange of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQqRRPNPvk8 Hades Castle.]] Epic yet so faithful to the original, you can even play that song on your console's hard drive before selecting the final stage, [[{{MickeyMousing}} and the song will even finish when the stage is over.]] Improve your score with the PowerOfRock!
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edVQqgDlM-o&fmt=18 Burning Halloween Town]] is great as well.

to:

* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: AwesomeMusic: The whole soundtrack is great, but this gets special mention. The Limited Edition Arrange Tracks contains an epic arrange of [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQqRRPNPvk8 com/watch?v=3cGpW03jNjQ Hades Castle.]] Epic yet so faithful to the original, you can even play that song on your console's hard drive before selecting the final stage, [[{{MickeyMousing}} and the song will even finish when the stage is over.]] Improve your score with the PowerOfRock!
** [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edVQqgDlM-o&fmt=18 com/watch?v=gMP7a3nbuKk Burning Halloween Town]] is great as well.
This list shows the last 10 events of 21. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=YMMV.DeathSmiles