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Old 08-31-10, 05:14 PM
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

Only thing I wish they would have changed is the game save setup. I'm sure many like it but it makes me feel like I'm getting old when I need to run to the bathroom after every mission or 2.
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The first game is one of my favorites on the 360 and this is a solid continuation. The game plays very similarly to the original, so if you liked that then you will also like this.

I enjoyed making all the combo weapons and it will be interesting to see how much more there are in the real game. The controls are a little annoying, but you get used to them soon enough. The saving system didn't bother me, but make sure that you use it before you give your daughter a shot. You'll thank me later!

For those new to Dead Rising, I would suggest running around the town and getting familiar with everything first and then restarting your game. The reason for this is that as the clock winds down, you have to do a lot of stuff in a short amount of time and you can't afford to be looking for these places. Also, some of the survivor missions have multiple steps, so don't trick yourself into thinking all you have to do is get to them and you'll make it.

I was able to beat the game, get the good ending and save all the survivors on my first real play through. Now I can't wait to go back and just have fun messing up the zombies.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

Can't you start additional playthroughs already leveled up from your previous runs, just like in DR?
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

i was just going to post. if you stray from doing the missions, you won't have time to do much. it's a tight timeframe to build the bike and give your daughter the shot. i ran out of time before i had chance to get last bike piece and that was because i took a slight detour at one point to explore.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

bought case 0 and really am enjoying it. Love the sound of the jets flying over the town. visuals look better too then dead rising, also I am so happy they made it that you can move around while shooting!
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

I am having fun, too. It just makes me want to play the full game that much more.

Oh and I thought the city in the main game was called Fortune City? They use Las Vegas in Case Zero. Two different cities or last second name change?

Or am I going crazy?
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

Originally Posted by maingon
also I am so happy they made it that you can move around while shooting!
Me too! I hated that in the first one. I couldn't exactly remember what it was since its been so long since i played it but that was so frustrating for me that i gave up playing it even love i thought it was a cool game. I'm liking this one a lot and glad i grabbed the "demo". Looking forward to getting the full game later this month.
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Originally Posted by pinata242
Can't you start additional playthroughs already leveled up from your previous runs, just like in DR?
Yes, you can.



If anybody is curious, I've found five weapon combos so far. Does anybody know if there are any more?

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Bat + Nails

Propane Tank + Nails

Shotgun + Pitchfork

Rake + Battery Pack

Bucket + Power Drill


As for the juice blends, everything I mix either makes me puke or just gives me some health back. I haven't discovered any special combos yet.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

there are 8 in the game.

there's an air horn (cone and something else. soemthing that shoots air)
there's also rake/battery combo (battery is on
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top of the gas station
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can't think of the last one.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

the last one I think is the Chainsaw and Paddle
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

I also have:
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Whiskey + Newspaper = Molotov


What does the beer combine with as far as combo tools are concerned? Is has the wrench symbol but it's the only one that I haven't found a match to.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

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I also have:
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Whiskey + Newspaper = Molotov


What does the beer combine with as far as combo tools are concerned? Is has the wrench symbol but it's the only one that I haven't found a match to.
There is a construction helmet on one of the rooftops. The beer combines with that to make a beer helmet. I used it repeatedly during the battle with the psychopath and vomited about 10 times will fighting him.
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Oh man, that sounds great.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

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There is a construction helmet on one of the rooftops. The beer combines with that to make a beer helmet. I used it repeatedly during the battle with the psychopath and vomited about 10 times will fighting him.
That's awesome
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

Originally Posted by bluthswede6
There is a construction helmet on one of the rooftops. The beer combines with that to make a beer helmet. I used it repeatedly during the battle with the psychopath and vomited about 10 times will fighting him.
Ha, how did I miss that?

The barfing seems to go on forever in this game. I was dying without a weapon on the road by the quarantine zone and jumped in that pickup truck full of beers. I drank them all to restore my health and ended up throwing up about 5 times on the way back to town. The only part I hate is that he drops stuff while he's puking.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

Pretty cool. I played through once to get the "A" ending. I will probably play around with it more, at least enough to max out my toon and get more achievements.

Very faithful to the original game. Pretty anything you hated/loved about that is here. Including the ever-popular save system.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

Best way to level I've found is once you kill the
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Psychopath. He drops his Boomstick. For the strong attack you get 2,500pp per use, but you only get 10 uses (30 rounds). I jumped 1 1/2 levels by using it.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

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Best way to level I've found is once you kill the
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Psychopath. He drops his Boomstick. For the strong attack you get 2,500pp per use, but you only get 10 uses (30 rounds). I jumped 1 1/2 levels by using it.
You can always make more once the ammo runs out. There are 3 shotguns in the town and pitchforks in the store with all the tools. Not to mention everything respawns when you go back to the safehouse.
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I got my 1,000 kills my using the paddle saw over and over again. You can get about 75 kills in a crowded area per weapon. I'd pick up some queen's and throw them in that pile that hovers around the gas station and then enter the save room and do it all over again. Didn't take me too long to surpass the 1,000.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

Maybe this is a dumb question, but how to you combine the weapons? I had the baseball bat and the nails, and I saw the little wrench, but I couldn't figure out how to get them together.

Then zombies ate me.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

Use the workbench to the left of the bat and nails.
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There are also two other workbenches in town I think.
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Yeah, it's a little weird. The pop-up tutorial for using the workbench doesn't pop-up until after you try to use it for the first time. Which is counter-intuitive.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

I really like the time aspect of these games. Where you have to decide if you're going to venture out for those other survivors you didn't help yet or if you're going to hang around and wait for the next event. Though, I wish these zombie outbreaks would happen closer to the summer solstice.
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Re: Dead Rising 2: Vegas Zombies!

Originally Posted by pinata242
I really like the time aspect of these games. Where you have to decide if you're going to venture out for those other survivors you didn't help yet or if you're going to hang around and wait for the next event. Though, I wish these zombie outbreaks would happen closer to the summer solstice.
see, i don't like it. basically if you are a one-time through a game type of guy, you get punished because you can't usually get everything on the first run through.

that being said, i finished this 2x, to get all the achievements. just finished it this morning. awesome to find a queen, and run either to the gas station or the quarantine area and chuck it for 50+ zombie kills.

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