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1. Posted: Mon 23rd Jun 2014 08:47 BST
Here's an interview with the Armillo creators. Apparently, Sonic wasn't an initial inspiration to the design.
Edited on Mon 23rd June, 2014 @ 08:50 by jariw
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2. Posted: Fri 27th Jun 2014 08:38 BST
Comes out next week. I hope it turns out fun. This and Shovel Knight were a couple of my most wanted games.
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3. Posted: Sat 28th Jun 2014 04:58 BST
I can definitely say the game is a lot of fun. Have had the chance to play it several times, and it is an interesting fusion of ideas, definitely worth the $6 intro price.
4. Posted: Sun 29th Jun 2014 00:39 BST
This is a very fun game! You'll have to wait almost one more week to find out yourself, but it'll be worth the wait.
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5. Posted: Wed 2nd Jul 2014 02:43 BST
Fuzzy Wuzzy is giving away keys to the game via twitter @armillogame over the next few days.
Also I was given some keys to the game to give away on Neo Gaf, so if you read over there, go look for the Armillo OT.
Unfortunately I wasn't able to get keys for the Nintendolife forums. I will try harder next time.
6. Posted: Wed 2nd Jul 2014 04:05 BST
Isn't it spelled "amiibo"?
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Edited on Wed 2nd July, 2014 @ 04:05 by technotaylor98
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7. Posted: Wed 2nd Jul 2014 07:04 BST
Man the Wii U has been on high profile relase to high profile release.
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8. Posted: Wed 2nd Jul 2014 08:04 BST
An interesting comparison about the graphics improvements they made during the delay of the game:
9. Posted: Wed 2nd Jul 2014 19:40 BST
First review I found:Armillo Review! - Nintendo Review Zone!: http://youtu.be/C2zRZNw705U
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10. Posted: Wed 2nd Jul 2014 19:55 BST
I'm just shy of a few MB to download this game! Looks like I'm gonna need to delete something for now until I can get a USB.
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11. Posted: Wed 2nd Jul 2014 20:00 BST
Very nice to hear the game is good. I am dying to download it tomorrow, reviews or not. Early bird discount makes it sweeter.
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12. Posted: Wed 2nd Jul 2014 20:29 BST
I have been more excited for this game than Shovel Knight!
At least until it came out now I really really want Shovel Knight more than ever. But hey Armillo wins again by being cheaper! So excited toFINALLY have this tomorrow.
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13. Posted: Wed 2nd Jul 2014 22:46 BST
Right now Metacritic has two reviews.
Nintendo World Report gave it an 8 and Destructoid a 7.5
14. Posted: Thu 3rd Jul 2014 00:15 BST
The game is pretty good for that price.
3D jump&roll full of platforming, puzzle and action elements, and many extras to collect and unlock.
Good level design and nice music too. But graphics seem a bit dark and framerate skips sometimes, and the extra stages (2D sections) controls are floaty.
Some scores/medals have bugs. You clear a stage with all the points you need but still get only Silver. On another level I have enough points for a Silver medal but got only Bronze.
Another odd observation I made is in the world select screen. It shows the number of the friends rescued in a stage. Two times!! Why have this number two times, separated, but in the same column, almost next to each other?
15. Posted: Thu 3rd Jul 2014 15:38 BST
Armillo's out today and the developers are doing an AMA on Reddit if you're interested in asking them questions!
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16. Posted: Thu 3rd Jul 2014 23:29 BST
I was hoping NL's review would be up today (or even yesterday ). Hopefully tomorrow This is one of only a handful of Wii U eShop games I'm interested in
17. Posted: Thu 3rd Jul 2014 23:41 BST
The Destructoid review made it seem like EXACTLY what I was expecting. A solid little platformer without a ton worth talking about. Which is perfectly fine, for six bucks especially. Might get it because it's an actual exclusive (if a timed one) and I'd have enough for Gunman Clive still.
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18. Posted: Fri 4th Jul 2014 08:37 BST
In the AMA on Reddit that @Sylverstone linked above, there are links to many more reviews than the ones that are assembled by MetaCritic. In the AMA, they also said they are working on a patch for the frame drops (an issue I also experienced) and some other things that were discovered by reviewers. Based on the few levels I played this game absolutely seems well worth the price, but I'll wait to play more until the patch arrives.
One thing I did notice was the absolutely fantastic sound design, it's really really worth it to play it on the big sound system (off-TV gameplay would loose a lot). The GamePad implementation also is really intuitive and well made.
19. Posted: Fri 4th Jul 2014 14:59 BST
I'm glad they're working on a patch. Hopefully it's out soon, I really want to try this out and have the best possible experience with it!
20. Posted: Fri 4th Jul 2014 15:09 BST
I really like this game, I think the technical issues is the only problem I have with it so far.
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