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Topic: VC titles in WiiShop: Genres?!

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Golgo

Had a browse the other day of titles 'by genre' in VC (and also WiiWare) shops. The categorization appears totally arbitrary to me. If you were casually looking for something in a genre you enjoy, chances are you'd miss out on loads of great stuff because it's been stuck in the wrong place. Anyone else noticed this?

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CowLaunch

Some games seem loosely placed and appear in several genres, but I'm not sure about it being misleading. I usually search by system though.

CowLaunch

Golgo

That's true, but it's still odd. On WiiWare, for example, the ONLY 'multiplayer' game is Bit.Trip.Beat. (?!?!)

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CowLaunch

Golgo wrote:

That's true, but it's still odd. On WiiWare, for example, the ONLY 'multiplayer' game is Bit.Trip.Beat. (?!?!)

OK, that is weird.

CowLaunch

Pastry

Golgo wrote:

That's true, but it's still odd. On WiiWare, for example, the ONLY 'multiplayer' game is Bit.Trip.Beat. (?!?!)

Really? How do you play Bit.Trip Beat in 2 player?

Adam

You have to use two controllers.

Oh, also, each player gets a paddle on same screen. It's cooperative. If you have more than two paddles, the paddles are reduced in half to make it harder, like in the Challenge sections except throughout the whole song.

Come on, friends,
To the bear arcades again.

Stuffgamer1

I don't rely on the genres listings BECAUSE they're so totally random. I do look at them from time to time for a good laugh, though.

Seriously, if Bit.Trip.Beat is the ONLY WiiWare game listed as Multiplayer, something is VERY wrong!

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Adam

I've noticed this, too. It's surprisingly unprofessional of Nintendo.

Come on, friends,
To the bear arcades again.

KnucklesSonic8

That's really stupid. A lot of games should be under that one like Jungle Speed for example.
I've noticed this in the past, honestly, but haven't said anything till now.

KnucklesSonic8

Adamant

Yeah, the genre listings are really weird and random. Don't use those to search for games.

Adamant

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