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Male, 52, Netherlands

Fri 30th December, 2011

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Mk_II commented on Industry Analysts Speculate On Nintendo's Futu...:

IIRC Pachter was one of the "analysts" who repeatedly called for Iwata's resignation. Ah yes... “If he can’t make change happen, the company should find someone who can.” Sanctimonious little sh*t...



Mk_II commented on Rare Founders To Be Honoured At The Develop In...:

@kantaroo Actually, ACGL was always their official company name. Ultimate PlayThe Game was "merely" a label / publisher for their Spectrum releases. Hence the ACG key in Atic Atac!

BTW: in my little world, coder brother Chris Stamper is a demi-god. His work in the 8 bit home computer era cannot be overestimated. This award is long overdue.



Mk_II commented on Editorial: Cheer Up, There Are Some Exciting G...:

Oh please... i'm starting to feel embarassed by all the negative butthurt spread by my fellow "fanboys". E3 was just fine with plenty of surprises and some interesting news. People should just stop acting like Nintendo owes them anything.



Mk_II commented on Fan Site Randomly Generates a "Leaked" List of...:

The Legend of Zelda: The Powerful Tongue

i am so not going there... :)

Some highlights from my list:
Mario Wheelchair Basketball 3
New Mario Bros. (Working Title)
The Legend of Zelda: The Naughty Bathtub
Wii Feeling U
Metroid: Brother-in-law Online



Mk_II commented on Splatoon Holds Onto Top 5 Territory in the UK ...:

Rhydas wrote:

players who jump about constantly while shooting?

It's indeed extremely annoying but also makes them look very silly. And it's not even a very effective defense because once you've sussed them out, they are easy targets.



Mk_II commented on Project CARS Studio Boss Admits to Problems Wi...:

Translation: we thought we could build a Wii U version using the same codebase but we have discovered it would never perform decently unless we rewrite large parts of it to better suit the hardware. Given the economics of such an effort I'd say this will never happen.

All the more reson for Nintendo to give us a new F-Zero !



Mk_II commented on Reaction: There is a Positive Angle to Nintend...:

The extended period did NOT go more smoothly. I finally managed to get in a battle but got kicked out after about a minute. This also screwed up my connection and i had to reset my router. Then i couldn't get back in.



Mk_II commented on Splatoon Global Testfire Suffers Major Problem...:

Finally got in a match after an hour of frustration but after 1 minute the connection was lost and the game stopped. i had to reset my router after that. Get your act together Nintendo or I'm not buying this!



Mk_II commented on Mario Maker Japanese Website Points to Inclusi...:

Mario Maker is already a solid must-have for me and Yoshi is like the cherry on top. Anything is better with Yoshi.

Are they going to give all the different graphic styles a single, unified physics engine?

The actual engine would be the same but it will implement different a physics & action model for each style / era. So Mario's jump will differ from level to level.