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DerpSandwich

DerpSandwich

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DerpSandwich

#1

DerpSandwich commented on Review: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Wii U e...:

I really enjoyed this game when it came out. I'm still a little bitter toward the series for basically replacing Paper Mario as the proper RPG series, but I really look forward to playing the other three games. I've been meaning to get to them for years, and the demo for the 3DS one was a blast.

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#2

DerpSandwich commented on Nintendo Releases An Awesome Mario Kart Infogr...:

Funny enough, this one pic explains the Wii U difference better than every direct attempt they've made. Anyone who looks at this is going to see that it's on a new system with better graphics. The difference in color between the Wii and the Wii U helps differentiate them.

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#3

DerpSandwich commented on Feature: What We Want to See in Nintendo's Sup...:

I'm torn for two different reasons.

I don't want to watch the stream because it's always a laggy mess, sometimes even being completely unwatchable. But if I wait until it goes up on the eShop, they'll probably spoil some character with a big picture before I can get the video started. (The huge Mega Man pic completely ruined the surprise when I went to watch the E3 ND.)

Then, I don't want to have every character spoiled for me, so I don't want to watch the presentation, but I know that the buzz online is going to be too loud for me not to hear anyway. And I'm not going to avoid gaming websites for the better part of a year just to prevent spoilers.

Man, things were a lot simpler before the internet! Remember getting Melee and being actually surprised every time you unlocked a character? Not sure why they're intent on telling us every last thing about this game.

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#4

DerpSandwich commented on Super Smash Bros. Direct Will Bring the Hype o...:

Is it weird that I'm pretty much only disappointed that we're not getting a full ND? I guess I'm hard to please, huh?

It's just that we didn't get one last month, we're not getting one this month, and they're not going to give us any good info the month before E3, so what, we get three a year now? We need announcements more than ever.

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#5

DerpSandwich commented on Hideki Konno Emphasizes That Mario Kart 8 Bala...:

Wouldn't it be really simple to include an option to switch between place-based items and purely random ones? Wouldn't the entire game be fixed if they included an option to turn off certain items? But I guess Nintendo, huh? Yeah. Nintendo.

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#8

DerpSandwich commented on Review: I Am In The Movie (DSiWare):

@mr570 It was insanely fun! When the GBA came out I was waiting for a sequel, thinking it was inevitable! Then we start getting systems with built in cameras, and we get a couple apps, but nothing like Gameboy Camera. I don't even know how much I played that thing... The fact that Nintendo hasn't done something like that is baffling to me.

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#10

DerpSandwich commented on The Wonderful 101 Saving Wallets on Wii U eShop:

@TysonOfTime That one made sense, and was a control style that achieved something not otherwise possible, so I was happy to practice at it. (I also didn't find it as difficult as some people, as I cut my teeth years ago on Metroid Prime Hunters.) It's the fact that the system in W101 is shoehorned in that bothers me. It's like they just wanted to have some use for the gamepad, and also to stick the Okami drawing thing in.

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#12

DerpSandwich commented on The Wonderful 101 Saving Wallets on Wii U eShop:

I really, REALLY wish I was more into this game. I want to support it as both a new IP and a Wii U title, but I didn't like the demo enough. The whole drawing mechanic is just a huge pain in the butt, and I can only wail on endless dudes for so long before I get bored.

But I hope a lot of people pick it up at this price, though I don't know why they wouldn't have already picked it up for $24 on Amazon.

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#14

DerpSandwich commented on Talking Point: The Logic Behind Game Boy Advan...:

I would think the point about trying to make the Wii U more appealing made more sense if they didn't announce GBA games before the sales really started to look bad.

I think it's cool that a lot of people will be able to enjoy these games on this platform, but I'm just not doing it. It's completely ridiculous, even if there are a couple semi-understandable reasons.

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#15

DerpSandwich commented on Swedish Speedrunner Breaks Record For Fastest ...:

@MegaWatts I understand all that, and it takes a lot of skill; I just wish there was an alternative. A good speed run with glitches is impressive to someone who knows the ins and outs of the game, but a good speed run without can be appreciated by any person who even played the game.

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#16

DerpSandwich commented on Swedish Speedrunner Breaks Record For Fastest ...:

I wish there was a community for speed runs that don't involve glitches at all. When I see this number it means literally nothing to me. For all I know you just roll at the wall the right way a couple times and glitch yourself right to the last boss.

I want to see how fast people can legitimately beat a game. Then I've got some sort of frame of reference and can be like, "Wow, that's super fast!"

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#24

DerpSandwich commented on Review: Yoshi's New Island (3DS):

"...foregoing exploration and depth to ensure accessibility."

And this, ladies and gentlemen, is why Nintendo games just aren't what they used to be. They're doing away with depth in basically every series.

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#30

DerpSandwich commented on Nintendo Releases an Extended Gameplay Trailer...:

They've yet to provide any reason why I should play this instead of the original. It's just the same thing again with muddier visuals and big eggs. And is the story seriously just a carbon copy? I know the story's not incredibly important, but you could at least put literally any thought into it at all.

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#33

DerpSandwich commented on Yoshi Invades the Real World in the Latest New...:

With basically every recent game Nintendo's been going with this whole thing of mixing the game with the real world, and I think it looks really terrible. I understand that Nintendo games are largely aimed at kids, but commercials this cheesy are going to turn away a lot of older kids that might have been interested. It was stupid, and I'm very different now, but when I was a teenager I would have been embarrassed to buy a game with ads like these.

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#34

DerpSandwich commented on Weirdness: 10th March is Mario Day, Apparently:

"We won't be party poopers and directly point out the incorrect naming and past gen references it's dropping..."

In all seriousness, this says a lot about the public's image of Mario right now. The newer stuff mights as well not even exist to most people.

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#37

DerpSandwich commented on Feature: Games That Almost Were - A Look At Ca...:

Man, the 64DD... I remember seeing screens in my Tips and Tricks magazine of Super Mario 64 but with Luigi next to him, and being so anxious for the thing to come out. Good thing it didn't though. Creating a weird upgrade to a current system that takes new media seems like a pretty stupid idea when you can just make a new system.

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#42

DerpSandwich commented on Retro Studios Talks Up Wii U And Has Been Work...:

Started in November? So we'll see the game in about...2018?

Seriously though, the fact that he mentioned those series makes me think the new game isn't related to any of them. And while I would love to see another Metroid, the mystery is exciting.

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#44

DerpSandwich commented on NPD Data Shows More U.S. Gamers Switching to D...:

I wonder if the Wii U's digital figures will go down once the Deluxe Digital Promotion ends this year. I know that I usually only buy games digitally if I can get them a lot cheaper than retail, and without the promotion it's going to be less significant. Pretty much just eShop card sales and Club Nintendo will be making the difference.

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#46

DerpSandwich commented on Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - Deluxe Edit...:

I feel really bad for Vita owners. Almost everything they get is already a multiplat, released with cross play with PS3, or eventually gets an HD re-release on the home consoles. And Sony wonders why nobody's buying the system...

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#47

DerpSandwich commented on Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Only Sell...:

I think it will do a little better in the west, but not by much. People have been referring to this game like it was actually a system seller since its announcement and I've never understood it. It's a 2D platformer, much like the one we've already played. It's going to be fun, but it's not going to move systems. Nintendo needs something new and unique to do that. (Or at least more exciting than a 2D platformer.)

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#49

DerpSandwich commented on The Year of Luigi Officially Ends on 18th March:

I don't think we'll get a year for anyone else. The only reason this one worked was because Luigi is a Mario character, and Mario gets about a thousand games a year. They can't possibly develop enough games to make another character work the same way.

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#50

DerpSandwich commented on Talking Point: Nintendo Direct Pointed to Anot...:

No silver lining for this guy. If I don't decide to buy Smash (I'm still on the fence) then there ain't one single retail game I'll be buying this year. And in my opinion, a multiplat indie game on the eShop is nice, but literally does nothing to argue the Wii U experience. Unless it's exclusively on the platform, I'm going to get it on PC for a lot cheaper, and no one is going to buy a Wii U for it. They can bring in a bit of revenue, but you just can't list them as reasons why the Wii U is great.