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Takedown animations are cool....but when they compromise stealth and or efficiency (the knife kill from BF3 comes to mind).....it becomes a problem.
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I kind of prefer the button, as long as it doesn't completely replace melee combat. I like to have the option to swing and slash about with my weapons and fists, but if I sneak up behind someone I don't mind a real quick cinematic. If you showed these assassination sequences to someone back in 1998 they would have creamed, and for good reason. When the mechanic is done well, it can represent a nice punctuation after stalking someone for that perfect moment.

Also important is what style the game is going for. If they try to shoehorn an assassination cinematic into the next Doom game, I'll be pretty annoyed. The button has to suit the game, or shouldn't exist at all.
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I kind of prefer the button, as long as it doesn't completely replace melee combat. I like to have the option to swing and slash about with my weapons and fists, but if I sneak up behind someone I don't mind a real quick cinematic. If you showed these assassination sequences to someone back in 1998 they would have creamed, and for good reason. When the mechanic is done well, it can represent a nice punctuation after stalking someone for that perfect moment.
Also important is what style the game is going for. If they try to shoehorn an assassination cinematic into the next Doom game, I'll be pretty annoyed. The button has to suit the game, or shouldn't exist at all.

Very well said.
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stabby stab stab. hahah smile.gif
I recall playing the original Deus Ex, and if you didn't hit them in just the right spot on the back with the riot prod, they'd whip around, rather irate, and you'd die. Horribly.
I prefer this to "hit X now to execute a perfect stealth kill. Grab a beer, sit back. We got this for ya"

Pfft...learn to play drunk! cheers.gif
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Melee for sure. Sneaking and using melee in the Fallout games for the win.
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