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Who Do You Want in a Sega/Atlus Fighting Game?:

 1 Alucard, Mon, 9th Dec '13 2:11:48 PM from Vancouver, BC Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Lazy?

I can safely say I'm pretty much a roster-making fiend. I love it.

But I was never a part of Sega's heyday, so I have to look at their characters from the outside as an observer (mainly going by influence, reviews and sales). These characters I've listed could take part in any number of ways (a stage hazard, a boss fight, an Assist Trophy, Assist Character, maybe a Minion, or simply a story cameo).

Despite the above video, it doesn't have to be a Platform Fighter. You could have 3-D gameplay in large arenas, fusing Virtual On, Fighting Vipers and Virtua Fighter, for instance. Or you could just get Platinum to develop it (you know it would be well-made in their hands).

Here's the roster:

Sega Characters

Atlus Characters

I'd like to keep adding to this list over time. I don't know much of anything about Atlus either, so some help on getting a few if their characters would be great.

edited 15th Dec '13 6:46:02 PM by Alucard

You're one to talk, Photon Shot

It's how you get by, Ghost Butterfly
Y Shin Megami Tensei?
hi
 3 Culminus, Mon, 9th Dec '13 3:12:19 PM Relationship Status: Faithful to 2D
I don't culminate!
THERE BETTER BE the Dragon of Dojima in there!
Same as usual.... Wing it.
 4 Physical Stamina, Mon, 9th Dec '13 3:27:56 PM from Centipede Central (save me!) Relationship Status: If you like it, then you shoulda put a ring on it
'ey, dis is Toime Gal, aka de 'Eroine of Toime
I think Chie from Persona 4 is pretty much required.
 5 Risetteer, Mon, 9th Dec '13 3:31:20 PM from Kagamination Relationship Status: Tsundere'ing
The Girl Behind the Aura
Hatsune Miku.

That is all.
 6 Alucard, Mon, 9th Dec '13 4:14:53 PM from Vancouver, BC Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Lazy?
[up]I think she's a licensed character, owned by the Yamaha Corporation.
You're one to talk, Photon Shot

It's how you get by, Ghost Butterfly
 7 Risetteer, Mon, 9th Dec '13 4:40:25 PM from Kagamination Relationship Status: Tsundere'ing
The Girl Behind the Aura
[up] Close, but no, she's owned by Crypton. Sega probably have some stake in Miku, tho, considering the Project Diva franchise and that they're behind most of her live concerts.
 8 Halberdier 17, Mon, 9th Dec '13 5:02:21 PM from Western Pennsylvania Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
I wouldn't mind having a SEGA/Atlus fighting game.

One thing I really like about SEGA purchasing index is that a couple of weeks ago SEGA said that Atlus has full access to any old SEGA I Ps that aren't being used currently.

@Alucard: Listing all their past franchises reminds me, it's sad that they completely abandoned 99.9% of those.

 10 danna 45, Mon, 9th Dec '13 5:16:01 PM from Wagnaria Relationship Status: GAR for Archer
UNREAL BLACK THINGS
I want Tatsuya from Persona 2 in a fighting game so bad. Just give me that and I'm good.

edited 9th Dec '13 5:28:58 PM by danna45

"And you must be Jonathan Joestar!" - Sue
 11 Irene, Mon, 9th Dec '13 5:16:32 PM from Friend Code: 1203-9265-8784 Relationship Status: Love is an open door
Myo
I miss the regular Strategy RPG version of Shining Force.

I'd love to see somebody besides Max(or another Hero class). A Knight or even one of Mage variations would be really fun to play as.
 12 Alucard, Mon, 9th Dec '13 5:26:11 PM from Vancouver, BC Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Lazy?
[up]5x: I think that constitutes a Guest Fighter. And if we have those, then Earthworm Jim and Mario are the next most obvious choices.

[up]Any specific names you can name?
You're one to talk, Photon Shot

It's how you get by, Ghost Butterfly
 13 Irene, Mon, 9th Dec '13 5:27:46 PM from Friend Code: 1203-9265-8784 Relationship Status: Love is an open door
Myo
Arthur and Anri would not be too bad. Or even Tao.
 14 0dd1, Mon, 9th Dec '13 5:42:35 PM from Nowhere Land Relationship Status: And here's to you, Mrs. Robinson
Still just awesome like that
Michael Jackson. HOO!
Insert witty and clever quip here.

New handle, same name.

My music.
 15 Jinxmenow, Mon, 9th Dec '13 6:29:38 PM from everywhere you look, everywhere you look Relationship Status: Not caught up in your love affair
I do it all for you.
Sega, apparently, has some ties to Valve, because they got some TF 2 characters in their racing game. Surely, they could get some of the Teufort Nine in their fighting game as well, as guest characters? Could you imagine?
"Monsters are tragic beings. They are born too tall, too strong, too heavy. They are not evil by choice. That is their tragedy."
 16 Nap 1100, Mon, 9th Dec '13 6:32:28 PM Relationship Status: Dancing with myself
Demi-Fiend as an SNK Boss. That's all I want to see.

Ultimate super move would be Gaea Rage which would hit full screen and do a ton of damage on hit and block, and can only be avoided if the player is knocked down.

evil grin

 17 Halberdier 17, Mon, 9th Dec '13 6:32:54 PM from Western Pennsylvania Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
[up][up]That was for the Steam version of Sonic and SEGA All-star racing.

SEGA did the same with practically each console. Banjo-Kazooie was in the 360 version.

edited 9th Dec '13 6:33:09 PM by Halberdier17

 18 Alucard, Tue, 10th Dec '13 11:46:48 AM from Vancouver, BC Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Lazy?
[up]Supposedly they wanted to use Sackboy as the mascot to represent the PS3 and Vita versions, who already had his own kart racer coming out. Naturally, Sony didn't want to risk devouring those sales by including one of their key characters in a crossover.

Does that constitute Sackboy as a good console exclusive Guest Fighter in this hypothetical game?

  • Xbox One, Xbox 360 = Banjo & Kazooie (or maybe Fulgore or Jago)
  • Wii U, 3DS = Mario (repay the favor for SSBB and the next Smash installment)
  • PS 4, PS3, Vita = Sackboy (for the above reasoning)
  • PC Version = Team Fortress 2 (again)

Sega might conceivably think of doing something like this in any Mascot Fighter they make.

edited 10th Dec '13 11:49:00 AM by Alucard

You're one to talk, Photon Shot

It's how you get by, Ghost Butterfly
 19 entropy 13, Tue, 10th Dec '13 3:32:15 PM from Somewhere only we know. Relationship Status: Drift compatible
わからない
Napoleon should feature for Total War. tongue

edited 10th Dec '13 3:33:25 PM by entropy13

I'm reading this because it's interesting. I think.
Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot, over.
 20 Alucard, Wed, 11th Dec '13 3:19:30 AM from Vancouver, BC Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Lazy?
[up]I know TW got represented in the PC version of All-Stars Racing Transformed, but would the game work better as an actual fighter, summoning units to battle, or an epic stage of some sort?

edited 11th Dec '13 3:20:05 AM by Alucard

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