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adamical

adamical

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adamical

#1

adamical commented on Review: Mach Rider (3DS eShop):

Didn't they add the ability to save custom courses on the Wii VC releases of Excitebike and Wrecking Crew? Seems like they could have done the same here.

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#4

adamical commented on GameSpy Shutting Down All Online Servers on 31...:

@MussakkuLaden FYI, DJ Hero's DLC has been taken down by Activision.

Otherwise, as far as we know, you should still be able to access the Wii Shop Channel and purchase DLC. No guidance has been given otherwise. I know FFCC:MLaaK and MLaaD are not on the list of games whose services are being shutdown.

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#6

adamical commented on Review: Young Justice: Legacy (3DS eShop):

@palatinus This seems to be what obviously happened, and development of the game was interrupted, but then the publisher tried to mitigate their losses by releasing the game as it was still in a middle stage of development, before optimization and bug fixes really began.

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#9

adamical commented on Latest Assassin's Creed Announcement Continues...:

Third party publishers are failing to realize that with very few third party games coming to Wii U, there's a void that needs to be filled and they won't be fighting for shelf space and consumer mindshare. That said, I think at this point the best bet for third parties are Wii U exclusives, because the architecture is significantly different from the xboxes and play stations, whose architectures are largely parallel.

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#13

adamical commented on Little Inferno Has Sold A Million But Gamers D...:

I think Kyle Gray is missing the point. Works of art and literature rarely have only one level of meaning. Meaning is found by the audience. If the audience sees commentary on global warming, freemium games, video games as a medium, consumerism, or whatever else they see, they're not "missing the message." They're interpreting the work.

The game really is "about" all of those things. It's also "about" the concept of wasting time that the creators intended; but we shouldn't fall into the trap of only analyzing creator's intent.

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#17

adamical commented on Soapbox: The Nintendo Wi-Fi Disconnection Remi...:

I totally agree. I hate that games now aren't complete out of the box; and that hey will one day (in the relatively near future) be rendered obsolete. Sports titles these days often have their servers deactivated in little more than a year, and unpopular titles can shut down even sooner.

Meanwhile, all of my games from the GameCube era and before still play exactly as they did the day I got them. Funny that.

However, this deactivation is making me plot some epic Wii and DS online gaming in the near future.

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#18

adamical commented on Review: Super Mario Bros. Deluxe (3DS eShop):

I think the criticism of the small screen is overblown. SMB Deluxe had a ton of new content, which was the real meat of the package and greatly increased the replayability. I raced those Boos for hours; if I recall, once you beat one, you get a new, faster Boo that's a different color to race.

8/10, easy, if not 9.

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#21

adamical commented on Talking Point: NFC And The GamePad Can Succeed...:

Make a Pokemon version of Skylanders. Money. Printed. Especially with the NFC capability in the GamePad, I don't know why they didn't go further than with a mediocre game like Pokemon Rumble U. They need a full blown Pokemon title of some sort on Wii U with the toys to match. That will be money.

Not that that is something I would like personally, but with a bit of a marketing push, it would sell phenomenally. And they need to get in before the market is totally saturated.

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#27

adamical commented on Talking Point: Nintendo's 3DS and Wii U Strate...:

That software chart is pretty amazing, I had no idea it existed. But out of the 1245 games for the Wii (in North America) and 1732 games for the DS (again in NA), how many were shovelware? I mean, even Nintendo Life only has 442 Wii games and 374 DS games in its US database.

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#28

adamical commented on Talking Point: Is There A Future For The Wii U...:

1. Renaming the console from Wii U to Wii 2 will only create MORE confusion, not less. Now Nintendo has to explain that Wii U and Wii 2 are really the same thing, and then get the obvious question of why it has two names if it's the same thing.
2. It's honestly a bit tasteless to compare losing the GamePad to a guy who cut off his own arm to escape death. I mean, come on, NL. Have some class.

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#30

adamical commented on Preview: Japanese Gamers Get Their Free Super ...:

SMB Deluxe is far more than a mere port of the original. I had it on GBC, and it had quite an extraordinary amount of new content. I never had a problem with the smaller screen resolution. If I recall correctly, it also featured a modified version of the Lost Levels. Honestly, this is an amazing game, even without the multiplayer, which I never got to play anyway because I didn't have two copies of the game and a game link cable.

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#35

adamical commented on Guide: Using Miiverse And The Nintendo Network...:

What a pain in the butt this is.

I don't really desire my eShop balances combined, it's not particularly helpful in any way. And what am i supposed to do if I have more than one 3DS? Create a new ID for each 3DS?

Ideally, I'd like to not create a NNID on my 3DS and leave it as is, at least until I can use my NNID on multiple 3DSs.

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#47

adamical commented on Nintendo Wants To Close Down This Open-Source ...:

Even if the copyright term expired, you're still not going to be able to dilute Nintendo's trademark by making your own games with Mario in them. I'm in favor of shorter copyright terms, but Post writer doesn't know what he's talking about.

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#49

adamical commented on "Uninformed" Store Staff Are Hurting Wii U Sal...:

I think commenters on a Nintendo website are too quick to dismiss this confusion for parents.

I overheard a clerk in Walmart telling a Mom that she couldn't buy Wii remotes for her Wii because they were branded for the Wii U. They don't know any better.