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ThanosReXXX

@SKTTR If you loved those, then you're definitely also gonna love this one. And besides the snow resort, there's also a lot of fun to be had in the water events, both on and under the water. It is true that some of those 50+ games are smaller than the others, and rather forgettable, but overall, the connected world and all the multiplayer fun more than make up for it.

I've posted some videos in this comment back on the first page of this thread, which might give you a better idea of it all.

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Kimyonaakuma

@ThanosReXXX Sorry for the late reply but your advice really helped me! I don't usually trust the motion controls for the nunchuck (Okami and Skyward Sword didn't use it well), but it works well in Go Vacation, so thank you
I'm hoping for standard controls when in the resorts so we can relax and collect things, motion controls will probably be a requirement for mini games.

@SKTTR When I first played the game I preferred the open areas to explore instead of the minigames, they have a decent amount to explore and see. The different ways to travel also add some variety so it stays interesting for a while!
The Nintendo website says that Bandai Namco is developing and Nintendo is publishing.

Kimyonaakuma

SKTTR

Thanks for the answers. I'm super-hyped for this game. Can't wait to explore all these beautiful giant open worlds.

It's a shame I never got it for Wii, as I wanted to own all Nintendo-published games - but this one, along with Mario Party 9 and Tetris Party Deluxe are the only one's I never got. I own Family Ski and Family Sky + Snowboard though and I thought they were overlooked masterpieces, especially because I usually don't get hooked by games of that kind.

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Anti-Matter

@Kimyonaakuma
One thing that i noticed from Bandai Namco is.... they are Not really expert in 3D plants rendering. If you take a look closer for Go Vacation Resorts, all the trees , bushes & flowers are just like Folded pixelate papers, very hurting to see. Same case with other Bandai Namco games that have trees & plants. I hope the HD Remake, they re-render the plants at least as good as LEGO City Undercover trees & bushes. Vacation will be ruined by very ugly 3D trees & bushes and pixelate objects.

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2. Dragon Quest Builders 2 PS4/Switch (95)
3. The Sims 4 PS4 + All contents (93)
4. Portal Knights PS4 (90)
5. Final Fantasy VIII PS1 (90)
6. Animal Crossing New Leaf: Welcome Amiibo 3DS (89)

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ThanosReXXX

@Kimyonaakuma Haha, don't worry about it, I wasn't offended.
I always expect people to reply whenever they are able to or whenever they'll get to it. I don't put a time limit on it. It'll come when it'll come...

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toiletduck

Anti-Matter wrote:

Vacation will be ruined by very ugly 3D trees & bushes and pixelate objects.

I couldn't care less. This would be a typical game for me where gameplay is waaaayyy more important than graphics, especially for scenery.

I'd rather see them put the effort in optimizing control input than re-rendering the plants and bushes.

toiletduck

Anti-Matter

@SKTTR
Well, a little bit hints for you.
There are 2 different Time setting for each Resorts, Day and Night.
1. Marine Resort, Afternoon & Sunset
You can do Jet Ski (Weeee.... so exciting), ride ATV, Surfing, take trip with aeroplane, Scuba Diving (Activities), swimming, etc.

2. City Resort, Afternoon & Night
You can do Skate boarding, Roller skating, take a ride on Tram, playing Arcade type mini games, etc.

3. Snow Resort, Afternoon & Night
Same as We Skii & Snowboard, but added with Snow Mobile (So you can go up to the top of snow mountain easily) & Snow Tube, etc

4. Mountain Resort, Afternoon & Evening
You can ride a Horse, Off-Road car, Kayaking, Water Rafting (Activities), Shooting (Activities), etc

5. Villa Ground, Afternoon & Night
Your villa and other players villa. You choose the type of Villa, the colors, the furnitures (Need Silver & Gold keys from clearing Activities with some requirements)

Also, you can take your dog to go along with you. The Switch version probably offers more animals.

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2. Dragon Quest Builders 2 PS4/Switch (95)
3. The Sims 4 PS4 + All contents (93)
4. Portal Knights PS4 (90)
5. Final Fantasy VIII PS1 (90)
6. Animal Crossing New Leaf: Welcome Amiibo 3DS (89)

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Hikingguy

When this came out on the Wii, my son was 5 years old and he played this for hours. He easily put more time into this game than Wii Sports Resort. This game offers way more to do than just selecting Mini games. As @ThanosReXXX correctly noted, the interconnected hubs or islands create a large open world to explore that is easily manageable for a child and is way beyond anything in Wii Sports Resort. There is so much to do beyond just selecting and playing mini games. The controls were absolutely no problem for him to pick up and understand. He loved the open world and all that could be done in it such as rollerblading in the skate park, horse riding, driving a jeep, riding the train, skiing or snow tubing down a mountain and/or collecting all the stuff to find hidden throughout the worlds just to name a few and these experiences had nothing to do with the mini games. Heck, the open world and being able to run around and do things while getting to each mini game was probably more fun for him than the actual mini games.

This game is aimed squarely at children and parents of children. And is easily the best of the bunch. I know it was released in an era of a bunch of similar looking shovelware games, and I can easily see how any core gamer would have passed on this. But similar to Atari that had tons of throwaway games that were released as cash grabs to prey on ignorant parents, Go Vacation is not that and is the one hidden gem along side loads of trash.

Think about this, out of all the many similar games released in that era, there is a reason that Go Vacation is getting an update and not any of the other similar game of the time.

This was really the only game from the Wii that my son wanted an update for on the Wii U. Too bad it came just a little to late for him to enjoy.

Unlike adults, children could careless about graphics. Nothing will be ruined by ugly 3D and pixelated objects. Adults think like that and are blinded by the superficial. Children can see through all that and see a fun game for what it is. All children want is freedom and fun.

Hikingguy

ThanosReXXX

@Hikingguy Nicely put, couldn't agree more. And if I haven't done so already, I'd like to express my sympathies to you, albeit a bit late, from what I've understood, but no less well-meant regardless.

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Hikingguy

@ThanosReXXX Thank you
My son played and enjoyed many games, but this is one of the games that I remember him enjoying a little more than the average game. This was probably his first "open world" game he could fully grasp and get into. It was perfect for both children around his age and parents of children around that age. It has something for everyone.
I try not to mention it too much because I know it is sad, but Go Vacation was one of his favorites and I really enjoyed playing with him. So I was very excited to see a re-release. He died about 2 years ago when he was 8 years old of an aggressive brain cancer.

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Hikingguy

Anti-Matter

@Hikingguy
Oh, gosh....
2 years ago.
I'm sorry to hear that.

My Top 6 games :
1. Dance Dance Revolution series (100)
2. Dragon Quest Builders 2 PS4/Switch (95)
3. The Sims 4 PS4 + All contents (93)
4. Portal Knights PS4 (90)
5. Final Fantasy VIII PS1 (90)
6. Animal Crossing New Leaf: Welcome Amiibo 3DS (89)

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ThanosReXXX

@Hikingguy Yeah, that's really sad. Children aren't supposed to go before the parents, but unfortunately, things like these are largely out of our hands. I do remember reading about it on here back then, but I wasn't sure if I had extended my sympathies yet, so in the spirit of better late than never, I decided to do it now.

But good to hear that he loved gaming so much, and that Go Vacation was one of his favorites. Those must have been some wonderful times you've had, so small comfort as it may be, at least you'll always be able to cherish those moments and memories.

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Anti-Matter

Matthew010 wrote:

@Anti-Matter IMO the new boxart is better than the cheap looking Wii version.

It's already 3rd July before 27th July and still NO Gameplay trailer of Go Vacation Switch version. My curiousity about 3D Trees / Bushes / Grasses / Plants / Furnitures at Villa rendering are still killing me. Hopefully it rendered properly.

My Top 6 games :
1. Dance Dance Revolution series (100)
2. Dragon Quest Builders 2 PS4/Switch (95)
3. The Sims 4 PS4 + All contents (93)
4. Portal Knights PS4 (90)
5. Final Fantasy VIII PS1 (90)
6. Animal Crossing New Leaf: Welcome Amiibo 3DS (89)

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Kimyonaakuma

@Anti-Matter We'll probably just get a launch trailer in a few weeks. I'm just considering it as a port and anything else is an extra.

As long as the resolution is improved from the original then I'm happy, the gameplay is already good

Kimyonaakuma

Anti-Matter

@Kimyonaakuma
Some of my curiousity about Switch version, how do we play in Handheld mode ?
Can we play with proper buttons WITHOUT Waggle the Joy Cons ?
And is the Switch version can accept Wii Balance ?
Will the Switch version still included Mii ?

My Top 6 games :
1. Dance Dance Revolution series (100)
2. Dragon Quest Builders 2 PS4/Switch (95)
3. The Sims 4 PS4 + All contents (93)
4. Portal Knights PS4 (90)
5. Final Fantasy VIII PS1 (90)
6. Animal Crossing New Leaf: Welcome Amiibo 3DS (89)

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HobbitGamer

@Anti-Matter I heard all the models for trees are being imported from Mario 64

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1UP_MARIO

@Anti-Matter I heard the Wii balance board works as well as wiimotes and nunchucks

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Anti-Matter

Kimyonaakuma wrote:

Overview Trailer!

Mii...!!!

My Top 6 games :
1. Dance Dance Revolution series (100)
2. Dragon Quest Builders 2 PS4/Switch (95)
3. The Sims 4 PS4 + All contents (93)
4. Portal Knights PS4 (90)
5. Final Fantasy VIII PS1 (90)
6. Animal Crossing New Leaf: Welcome Amiibo 3DS (89)

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