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Astrophysics. Perfume. Taiko. =Life

Female, 29, United States

Hobbies include playing Taiko, Aikido, woodworking, astrophotography, art (both history and creating), music, and well of course video games. I am a multisystem gamer but Nintendo is my foundation.

Fri 30th May, 2014

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Ryu_Niiyama commented on First 4 Figures Aims to Slash Your Bank Balanc...:

@Vyurr There is a market for this type of product and some people either have the money or are willing to save. I have a few statues I've dropped 3 hundred on. Not first 4 figures yet though...but I'm tempted for the Zelda statue.

Their statues range in price as well... the AC Altair statue was 50 bucks when it came out...300 on ebay now though...



Ryu_Niiyama commented on Dragon Quest XI Is Coming To The Nintendo 3DS ...:

I'm a little concerned that they are even mentioning the nx even for consideration when they have a perfectly good system in the wiiu but whatever.

I know I'll get it for 3ds and this pushes me a little to get a ps4 but i likely wont get it for ps4 until a price drop of the game or unless a localization announcement hits.



Ryu_Niiyama commented on Talking Point: Wii U Gamers Have Been Treated ...:

My wiiu has gotten a crazy amount of playtime. I've found myself falling out of love with a number of AAA third party games (Mass Effect and Dragon Age have pretty much made me hesitant to buy from Bioware) and I've fallen in love with the wiiu's titles.

Even my pc, despite me getting games all the time is getting very little playtime for me. I love the gamepad and some really fun and creative titles have come out for the system that keep me pressing that power button on the gamepad. I'm still trying to 100 percent W101 and bayonetta, working through deus ex right now (I started it on pc and decided to give the wiiu version a whirl...have since uninstalled from pc) and splatoon just destroys free time.

I'm almost afraid of xenoblade x because I think it is going to make me put down fallout 4 when it comes out. Sure I have a wish list like everyone else but at 40 retail games and I think about 30 eshop/vc (mostly eshop) I've more than gotten my money's worth. Plus I'm going through my wii backlog since i can play on the gamepad when I go to bed.

I think for a nintendo gamer this is one of their best systems as they have had to make a very strong first party showing to make up for the lack of third party. Do I wish that third parties would be a bit more consumer centric and try to work with nintendo? Sure, because let's face it, unless nintendo is wiling to pay for dev and publishing most of the big third parties won't come back even if the NX is the mythical savior some people are hoping for in terms of specs. They are still going to blame fanbase. However that just seems to be the nature of the beast. They heydays of having tons of studios and games spread all around are over. Most of the studios we grew up with are hurting financially so they focus on one or two franchises now with mixed results all around...others have simply gone under. I keep wondering about this mass exodus of third party assistance people are asking about because I don't even see it on the ps4/xbox one side so far (except indie as that seems to be thriving).



Ryu_Niiyama commented on Weirdness: Here's What An All-Human Star Fox T...:

@6ch6ris6 Why not? Why have Ninja Turtles or Biker Mice or Street Sharks? From a western perspective its just imagination and creativity at work. From a Japanese perspective even though the Nation is no longer Shinto many myths and legends are full of animals that are magical or divine. Which makes great sources of inspiration from either perspective.



Ryu_Niiyama commented on Nintendo Explains Reasoning Behind Upcoming Mi...:

That looks pretty cool actually. Miiverse has pretty much become a cesspool when it has always been about games, screenshots and drawings. I'm sure the people that want it to be twitter/facebook/insert social media will be upset but Nintendo stated the purpose of the service when they began it.



Ryu_Niiyama commented on Interview: Amy Andersson on Conducting the Sym...:

@Dezzy It is encouraged actually. And there are people in black tie, just as there are people in zelda t-shirts. While it is a symphony show, the MC and conductor engage the audience because they know the type of fans they have. People are quiet during the actual performance, it is just loud after each song.



Ryu_Niiyama commented on Interview: Amy Andersson on Conducting the Sym...:

@Onion851 There is a lot of shouting but people wait until the song is over. Basically there isn't the polite clapping you expect at a symphony after each song, instead it is the reaction you get at a rock concert. Usually the conductors feed off of it though, and start to encourage it. I think because they don't normally get such an enthused reaction even when the audience loves the music...because decorum and all that.

Last night during the Pokemon symphony they had us sing "gotta catch em all" and the conductor seemed to get more and more hyped as the show went on because of our reactions.

Going to the Zelda show twice! Can't wait!!!!



Ryu_Niiyama commented on Interview: Senran Kagura Producer Kenichirō T...:

I love breasts as much as the next red blooded lesbian but do men that make these types of characters ever talk to women? Not to say don't make it but to realize just how painful or annoying it is to have a very large breast size and running around with very little support. My back hurts looking at this. Never understood the unrealistically large breast fetish...

Either way decent action series. I enjoyed the Burst even if again the body types make no sense whatsoever.



Ryu_Niiyama commented on First Impressions: Trying to Believe in Devil'...:

Well I think I'll still give it a shot. There are plenty of games that don't review well that still give an enjoyable time and it is my style of over the top madness that I can't resist.

EDIT: After seeing more game play video I know I'm getting this day one. This is what I miss with gaming now, the C and B rank games that filled out libraries with flawed but very enjoyable experiences. Games like Way of the Samurai (I have all of them), God Hand, Enslaved or that don't have that AAA budget but they have that unique personality that promises a fun romp either way.