What is "Perfect" Video Game Combat?

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  1. CircleToonsHD


    Mánuði síðan

    Months of work went into this video, I seriously hope you guys love it! Thank you for all the amazing support as always! Now I'm gonna go play some Halo Infinite

    • Wars of the Blade

      Wars of the Blade

      19 klukkustundum síðan

      Skyrim is third person and also this is no

    • Willmeister 110

      Willmeister 110

      Degi Síðan síðan

      I think monster Hunter rise or worlds combat is very good

    • leg leg

      leg leg

      8 dögum síðan

      One game that would also fit the gamer soup is hollow knight

    • Spruce King

      Spruce King

      11 dögum síðan

      Basically Fallout 4 🤷🏻‍♂️💙

    • Alcaponed


      27 dögum síðan

      What are your thoughts on Skyrim?

  2. Bubble Man

    Bubble Man

    48 mínútum síðan

    “Turn based games can be played with a pen and paper” *laughs in darkest dungeon*

  3. Thomas W

    Thomas W

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    Sounds like Monster Hunter to me, where difficulties and interactions are dramatically different and much more difficult as you progress beat tougher monsters , carve their materials , make their armor and fight even harder monsters.

  4. Krappy Kaleb

    Krappy Kaleb

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    I got god of war soon after this game lol

  5. Sam Evans

    Sam Evans

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Was fully expecting Devil May Cry 5 to be somewhere in the video. Great video tho x

  6. Meme Lord

    Meme Lord

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    i like the type where your *Hands* do more dmg then your *GUN*

  7. Skittles The dog

    Skittles The dog

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    Quote that “this shit bussin”

  8. Maw


    11 klukkustundum síðan

    spiderman on ps4 is my favorite but holy shit you're right

  9. Duncan McRae

    Duncan McRae

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    this video just reinforces the fact that hollow knight's combat system is beautiful

  10. Mikebot


    17 klukkustundum síðan

    I thing spiderman for the ps4 had some good combat. Of course it lacked clarity a bit because the few enemies that had weaknesses were taught to you through a pop up, but I found it fun to throw trashcans at demons!

  11. bragemaster


    18 klukkustundum síðan

    i want to fight dirty in video games

  12. Hunter Quillen

    Hunter Quillen

    18 klukkustundum síðan

    Kingdom come deliverance!

  13. Azztec


    18 klukkustundum síðan

    to be honest, toaster with 18% faster, ill take it anyday

  14. Kilercarno


    20 klukkustundum síðan

    I feel valheim's combat would match these criteria pretty well

  15. Mr invisible

    Mr invisible

    20 klukkustundum síðan

    I think Skylanders is gud

  16. Onyxthaphonix


    22 klukkustundum síðan

    wait was the whole thing a plug in for the game-

  17. 12 1 45 Vishwesh Vatsa

    12 1 45 Vishwesh Vatsa

    23 klukkustundum síðan

    I really love the Sekiro, everything about it

  18. dimitriuii


    23 klukkustundum síðan

    Dark souls 2 combat and story > dark souls 3

  19. Yu7Zi


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Doom 2016 was one of the worst game’s I have ever played. After 17 hours (campaign and extras) of giving the game a fair rap I still think it was just awful and boring. Absolutely great and enjoyable vid regardless of preference. Good work!

  20. Ian Sebryk

    Ian Sebryk

    Degi Síðan síðan

    bang on bruv, bang on. 😃

  21. Andrew Scott Akin

    Andrew Scott Akin

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Kingdom come deliverance has the best combat system. You get better as you play.

  22. Prism


    Degi Síðan síðan

    7:10 TERIRRIA :0

  23. Chazz vc

    Chazz vc

    Degi Síðan síðan

    World scaling in wow comes to mind.

  24. Liam MacPherson

    Liam MacPherson

    Degi Síðan síðan

    This is an amazingly done video. These are right, and I agree with all of those opinions

  25. Dakoya


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Yah the only thing I hate about doom is that it tells you how to fight enemies

  26. Hozic


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Thats the grindset

  27. Time Gunner1

    Time Gunner1

    Degi Síðan síðan

    but... Nioh...?... now im sad

  28. LittleFoxinaBox


    Degi Síðan síðan

    this makes me think of that one batman game i played on xbox where you press A to counter, so combat is literally: A,A,A,A,A,A,A,A,X,A,A,X,A,A,A,A,A,A,A,A,A,Y,A,A,A and you get a 30 combo and kill an entire mob of guys with guns and sharp weapons. Stupidest game i probably ever played.

  29. Woomy master

    Woomy master

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Unsubbing terraria was not mentioned

  30. James Barnes

    James Barnes

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Just saying Call of Duty is better then everything shown gameplay wise, thats just me

  31. Toast lord 3323

    Toast lord 3323

    Degi Síðan síðan

    0:40 fallout nv

  32. JamezN7


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Tales of Arise has nice combat. It’s very different than other games I’ve played. I think it’s my favorite combat game I’ve played.

  33. Camden Neth

    Camden Neth

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Monster hunter world

  34. Calvin


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Old repetitive game but interesting system. In shadow of Mordor, if you use the same skill repeatedly on the captain, captain goes”he is obviously going to do the same move again” and the enemy learns your repeated move and counters it against you and you have to change tactics to kill the enemy captain.

  35. Kriss Smith

    Kriss Smith

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I still enjoy the original Dawn of War series combat. Granted, there's no way to avoid combat, no dashing or sliding, the story is on a one track path but you can customise your squads how you choose, within limitations and some enemies will wreck you unless you're prepared for them. Of course, its a PC/Kb+M game, no controller so more buttons to learn, and minimal tutorial as far as i remember (everything up to Dark Crusade required the base DoW, so it assumed you'd played through the story to that point)

  36. AveRay


    Degi Síðan síðan

    omg seeing his characters actually animated is now slightly off-putting to me after seeing all his "drag the character around" videos

  37. Four but bad

    Four but bad

    Degi Síðan síðan

    me reads title. me realizes that if we take the madness on the first it will become madness combat me:its Madness combat

  38. darkspxder


    2 dögum síðan

    minecraft pvp players: *sweats nervously*

  39. Nikosaurus 42

    Nikosaurus 42

    2 dögum síðan

    For honor has some of the best sword combat that ive ever seen in a game.

  40. Pedro Garcia-Mauriño

    Pedro Garcia-Mauriño

    2 dögum síðan

    Monster Hunter combat is top fucking tier. The moves don't change, You just learn to use them in the best scenario and combination possible... Having to go through this process for every monster... With 14 weapons of choice!!

  41. CapitainSheep


    2 dögum síðan

    6:06 im dying xD the controller bride joke was funny but this one xD

  42. Elliote Sköldhammar

    Elliote Sköldhammar

    2 dögum síðan

    making a good game im on it. i will send out here when its done and you can see what game i made. see you in like 4 years

  43. and r f

    and r f

    2 dögum síðan

    I feel like there’s a lot of really fluid combat in Yakuza Kiwami. It’s one thing to button mash (not very effective) and another to tiger drop (extremely boring) and then there’s this whole new experience combining different rushes and swapping between styles mid fight. It’s a blast

  44. MangoPudding


    2 dögum síðan

    I think the best shooter game is Titanfall 2 and I will stand by this opinion until I die

  45. Clementtoh 23

    Clementtoh 23

    2 dögum síðan

    Is assasin creed bad?

  46. twin pickaxes

    twin pickaxes

    2 dögum síðan

    Yes monster hunter world was on there

  47. Doomsoul909


    2 dögum síðan

    7:02 or your dean takahashi lol.

  48. Doomsoul909


    2 dögum síðan

    Why dis man so smart.

  49. Dewey40k


    2 dögum síðan

    That's why i love games like Witcher (i'm just starting the third and it's lit af i understand how this game is the one that changed roleplaying games forever and put CD Projekt in front of the spotlights)

  50. Calvin Lu

    Calvin Lu

    2 dögum síðan


  51. Menos Problemos

    Menos Problemos

    2 dögum síðan

    It's too bad you have to put so much time in these videos. They're so good that I want to watch them drop like poops.

    • Menos Problemos

      Menos Problemos

      2 dögum síðan

      Anyway I liked the video

  52. 9C4Nine


    2 dögum síðan

    Tbh, A game I personally enjoy that contains most of what you said in this video, Is Nioh, Basically a dark souls game but in its own way makes it very fun It has variety of weapons to choose from at the start of the game but none of them feel overpowered in any way, How some are very slow hitting but deals a lot of damage, Or fast weapons but leaving you open to attacks and dealing decent damage it contains those variables of “What is the best approach?” Yes over time the monsters will start to become repetitive, But they always add a new one soon after like you said, Where as I was once fighting a skeleton warrior that I could take out very quickly and easily with my attacks, Now I have to bide my time waiting for the attacker to lunge so I have an opening to do any kind of remotely good damage The game punishes as well, Especially when you try to take on the whole world in there, It forces you to 1v1 most enemies as if not they will slaughter you And the bosses no different, Each one being very different, The first one being really easy but after that point everything becomes a night mare, And it’s annoying at times but makes you want to go back and try something new to fight the boss “This didn’t work, So what if I tried this?” And it contains many combat features to help yourself be versatile As well as containing a more or less helpful skill tree allowing you to get many skills for your weapons and giving you helpful perks Overall I would 100% recommend the game, It sure does have a steep learning curve but after that it feels you can do it all, Then you get absolutely beaten down by the next area’s enemies, It’s a fun game !

  53. Máté B

    Máté B

    2 dögum síðan

    Or you can play roguelikes and struggle to remember the key sequence to tie the shoelaces on your left shoe in order to reduce your chance of randomly stumbling and dying because earlier in the game your shoelaces made contact with zombie blood and you didn't have time to disinfect your hands in the middle of combat and infected yourself while wiping some sweat off

  54. Noviair Draws

    Noviair Draws

    3 dögum síðan

    Whenever my group makes a game I'm gonna use this video as the groundwork. I've never thought about it too much but I fully agree with the points you made

  55. Cal Driver

    Cal Driver

    3 dögum síðan

    could not agree more

  56. Zeno Sama

    Zeno Sama

    3 dögum síðan

    Beating the Valkyrie queen on give me god of war was one of the hardest things I had to do.

  57. Zeno Sama

    Zeno Sama

    3 dögum síðan

    Call me crazy but in my opinion minecraft has one of the best combat systems ever it’d simple to play but impossible to master.

    • Cut a Nut

      Cut a Nut

      Degi Síðan síðan

      No it’s just clicking the mouse fast

  58. Andrei Leahu

    Andrei Leahu

    3 dögum síðan

    Immortals Fenyx Rising... u should check it out.. low key... pretty fun... ;)

  59. Liam_P_S_T


    3 dögum síðan

    4:43 The spider under the table : : )

  60. Oscar Barron

    Oscar Barron

    3 dögum síðan

    Pokemon. Pokemon is the perfect combat😂 Edit: this is a joke please dont beat me🤣🤣

  61. StarDino


    3 dögum síðan

    I think Doug dough may need a word with you. For the whole food and video game thing.

  62. Shairne Shadowfell

    Shairne Shadowfell

    3 dögum síðan

    ayy, hades, that game has some amazing combat and build options

  63. Brandon Govreau

    Brandon Govreau

    3 dögum síðan

    I thought of something crazy what if Ash's mom and professor oak are in a secret relationship hiding it from Ash and his friends or Ash knows and he thinks it's so gross he doesn't want to acknowledge it because professor oak is old enough to be Ash's mothers father which is pretty gross

  64. Brandon Govreau

    Brandon Govreau

    3 dögum síðan

    Why not someone make a video game with randomly generated gameplay every 30 seconds

  65. Brandon Govreau

    Brandon Govreau

    3 dögum síðan

    A manager if there was a video game that's a parody of literally every other video game that has combat shooting fighting and platforming fights like a weird combination Batman Arkham series dark souls hollow Knight cuphead sort of thing it has similar gameplay mechanics because that sort of thing is public domain and it only uses original and also public domain characters original characters and original characters

  66. Hue hue hue Hue the 43rd

    Hue hue hue Hue the 43rd

    3 dögum síðan

    More please of your animated commentary and opinions

  67. 2020


    4 dögum síðan

    I think nier automata has all of these things perfectly I never finished it but it was really good.

  68. _Cyph3r_


    4 dögum síðan

    Oh look, a game I can't play because of stupid console exclusivity.

  69. Dormaze


    4 dögum síðan

    Sounds like he's ragging on Batman with the whole "DON'T SHOW A BIG OBVIOUS COUNTER SIGN, IT'S STUPID!", a game series with famously excellent and smooth combat with plenty of options to change it up and various enemies with their own strengths and weaknesses.

  70. Alex Torgeson

    Alex Torgeson

    4 dögum síðan

    ok this one might be controversial but paper mario thousand year door is a pretty good combat system considering it is turn based. Reason for this is the addition of timed button presses that influence defending and attacking. Also there is a trick system that lets you earn crowd points to unleash powerful abilities (also increased in strength by skilled timing of button presses) Every move to attack of defend has a specific window of time to click a button to increase the attack or negate more damage while defending. Every move also has a unique way in which buttons are pressed, toggles are moved, and in various combinations. So although the combat is the same, you get allies with new abilities and face new enemies with different styles of attacks and weaknesses so that game doesnt get boring. Another unique aspect is that you can get perfect defends that negate damage completely but the window of time to pull it off is very small meaning it has a high skill cap. Getting enough perfect defends can make a previously unwinnable fight winnable. There is a badge system as well. The badges gift you different passive abilities and new moves to use in fights so there is a lot of customization available to the player.

  71. Alan


    4 dögum síðan

    yo this is actually animated Sick

  72. Oliguy


    4 dögum síðan

    7:59 ad placements come in clutch

  73. Wynston Doop

    Wynston Doop

    4 dögum síðan

    I Really loved this vid, it showed so many aspects of so many good games to come together to form some amazing masterpiece. there is so many different options but the things u talked abt r so perfect. also another gud game is on vr called "The Walking Dead Saints & Sinners"

  74. Richard Platt

    Richard Platt

    4 dögum síðan

    I love your videos and so does my big bro

  75. fn_tc


    4 dögum síðan

    Alternative title: circletooms forgot about vr

  76. DaBurntToaster


    4 dögum síðan

    hitbox vs model and animation my most HATED aspect of video games, epitomized by monster hunter world also, fuck I-frames, I'd like a game where combat is designed around not getting hit to begin with, not perfectly timing your dodge so you can be invulnerable for 1/10th of a second

  77. Ben Monse

    Ben Monse

    4 dögum síðan

    “That a buddy”

  78. Tom Maldonado

    Tom Maldonado

    4 dögum síðan

    Don't forget to include Bloodborne

  79. FreshDust


    4 dögum síðan


  80. Ekainen


    5 dögum síðan

    The thing is, most if not every big company knows that very well, but we're in an era where image sells more than depth ... And they know that as well.

  81. Its_Bobby


    5 dögum síðan

    The gunshot at the guy in the audience cut for me to an ad. Best timing ever.

  82. Delsage


    5 dögum síðan

    "Games that force you to hit the counter button a million times are f@#$% stupid" - proceeds to recommend Sekiro... 🤨

  83. patriot07


    5 dögum síðan

    ocarina of time

  84. Stealthman42797


    5 dögum síðan

    I unironically think this guy would like FFXIV

  85. kRemlyn


    5 dögum síðan

    This video was amazing. Thought your recommendations were nice and varied too. All the recommendations in the comments are also great. I really love the combat in the BioShock series. Especially 2. There's such a sheer amount of options and builds. Same goes with anything by Arkane. Dishonored 1+2 & Prey. Their upcoming Deathloop looks to be the same way. :) Still need to jump into God of War and really give it my attention. 🕶️

  86. TheNepNep Yana

    TheNepNep Yana

    5 dögum síðan

    SAO 😂👁👄👁😂

  87. George Rokos

    George Rokos

    5 dögum síðan


  88. Jamesgriffo


    5 dögum síðan

    Looking at this, I think Hitman 2 and 3 did this very, very well!

  89. Strawberry Seal

    Strawberry Seal

    5 dögum síðan

    holy shit the circle man made a- a *long* video?! UNPRECEDENTED

  90. Pleke 202

    Pleke 202

    5 dögum síðan

    This shit bussin

  91. demodoggo


    5 dögum síðan

    Came here for the short comedy game logic bits, stayed for the animations about different types of games

  92. DeadlyHornet667


    5 dögum síðan

    I wouldn't say undertales is perfect but its pretty fun to use

  93. ShadyOctopi


    5 dögum síðan

    Cyberpunk 2077 has some combat like that

  94. Phillip Killion

    Phillip Killion

    5 dögum síðan

    I personally, loved the combat system in Horizon Zero Dawn , wasn’t absolute perfection but was just a lot of fun, combining aspects like stealth with badass combos and different weapon types, and yet wasn’t so convoluted you could pick it up again. I loved GoW3 but something about the gameplay for the recent one didn’t resonate with me.

  95. Lord Of Sandvich

    Lord Of Sandvich

    5 dögum síðan

    I feel like everything past 6:51 is a condemnation of Path of Exile because that’s exactly what it fucking does past act 4

  96. Pochita the Chainsaw Dog

    Pochita the Chainsaw Dog

    5 dögum síðan

    I really need to try dark souls now

  97. Guy That is tired of school

    Guy That is tired of school

    5 dögum síðan

    Imortals fenix rising. Just… just try it. Its fun

  98. Floof


    6 dögum síðan

    How do you animate and what apps do you use? pleeeeeaaaaas i need to know!

  99. Denki Kaminari

    Denki Kaminari

    6 dögum síðan

    Cat quest / Cat quest II There is absolutely nothing down here Why Stop Nooooooo Pls just stop What did you get by doing this

  100. ARKeteer


    6 dögum síðan

    I love the hollow knight combat system mainly because of its fluidity and choice of spells/nail(sword) attacks as you main damage source. There are sword skills which you can not use at all or take time to master to get an awesome sense of being a combat master. Also you can juggle and even bounce on enemies so you can choose how you like to fight.