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Wed 27th June, 2012

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SchamMan89 commented on Feature: The Biggest Wii U Retail Games of 201...:

Mario Maker and Xenoblade for me, for sure, then I'll probably get Yoshi's Woolly World to play with my girlfriend. I haven't seen enough of Devil's Third or Fatal Frame, but there's a chance I pick them up as well.

I'm not feeling optimistic at all about Star Fox or Mario Tennis.



SchamMan89 commented on Editorial: Nintendo's Approach to amiibo is In...:

I despise amiibo. I understand the appeal of wanting to own collectible figures, even if it's not something I desire.

What doesn't make sense, though, is that Nintendo games are getting gimped now in hopes that you buy overpriced toys. I'm all digital, I'm trying to ELIMINATE plastic excess from my house.

This amiibo phase might honestly be the most frustrating time for me in my 20 years as a Nintendo gamer. I really hope this software dilution doesn't last much longer.



SchamMan89 commented on Nintendo's E3 Focus to Reportedly be on Wii U ...:

Along with the stuff we already know about, I expect:

Smash DLC (with Ryu and Wolf)
Paper Mario Wii U (more similar to the first two games, but with some unnecessary twist)
Animal Crossing Wii U (expanded online functionality)
Pokken Tournament
Golden Sun 4 (this is a bit of a reach, but it'd give the 3DS content, and we don't know what Camelot's up to)
Bravely Default 2 footage

I'd love a new F-Zero and Metroid, but I'm just not going to predict it at this point.



SchamMan89 commented on Digital Foundry Assesses The Legend of Zelda: ...:

My top three remaster choices (from Nintendo itself anyway):

F-Zero GX (best racing game ever, IMO)
Super Mario Sunshine (far from my favorite 3d Mario game, so it stands to have the most to gain)
Star Fox Assault (love the premise, just need better controls and balancing. Throw in some online multiplayer, and this could be great)



SchamMan89 commented on Feature: Our Top 10 Wii U Retail Games - Summe...:

My top 10:

1. Pikmin 3
2. Mario Kart 8
3. Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze
4. Legend of Zelda Wind Waker HD (would be higher if it weren't a remaster)
5. Rayman Legends
6. Super Mario 3d World
7. Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed
8. Nintendo Land
9. Assassin's Creed IV
10. New Super Mario Bros. U/NSLU



SchamMan89 commented on Talking Point: What We Want To See From Ninten...:

I think Nintendo needs to continue using gimmicks with their handhelds. It needs something for it to stand out from its smart phone competition. Nintendo was banking on 3d, and while I enjoy the effect, I don't think it makes enough of a difference.

Also, I prefer digital media, but it's still soon to drop physical media support completely. The next handheld will need a presence on store shelves to be seen amongst the sea of smart devices.



SchamMan89 commented on Super Mario Bros. 3 Is Warping To North Americ...:

I never played Superstar Saga, but I've heard nothing but good things. I'm excited to play it.

I liked Advance Wars Dual Strike, so I'll pick up Advance Wars.

And even though I've played through them, I'll get Super Mario Bros 3 and Golden Sun.

Great month, Nintendo. Let's keep releases at THIS level...



SchamMan89 commented on Talking Point: Nintendo Direct Pointed to Anot...:

It seems impossible at this point, but someday, I'd love for a Nintendo console to get the same third party support as other systems. It'd truly have everything you could want.

As for me, I have Steam and a 3DS. Expand the Virtual Console, push indies and bring on the AAA Nintendo Wii U video games. That'll be enough for me and my limited time.



SchamMan89 commented on Nintendo "Would Like to Enrich" Its Virtual Co...:

We need far more Virtual Console games released per week, and more supported systems.

In addition to the consoles Wii supported, let's see Gamecube, Saturn and Dreamcast. And please, allow these games to be shared between 3DS and Wii U.



SchamMan89 commented on Review: Wii Party U (Wii U):

Yeah, if this is around $20 on the eShop, I'll get it there. Otherwise, I might pass on this one. Not sure I need another controller...



SchamMan89 commented on Nintendo Unveils New Trailer and Details For T...:

I just don't know about this game. I like the painting mechanic. I like that it's trying a new, nonlinear structure. But is it getting rid of the item progression I love?

It's also retreading the same overworld, a severe disappointment. One of my favorite parts of every Zelda is checking out new locations. I like Link to the Past, but don't hold the same affection for it as others do. The art style doesn't seem to be up to snuff with the rest of the series, either.

Still, it's got a lot of potential. I'm excited to see what people think of it.



SchamMan89 commented on Review: Breath of Fire II (Wii U eShop / Super...:

This score makes sense to me. The game has aged horribly. I've tried pushing through with save states and a GameFAQs guide, but it's just SO grindy. Good for all of you that like this game, but count me in the group that says 6 is totally appropriate.



SchamMan89 commented on Review: Mutant Mudds Deluxe (Wii U eShop):

It's on sale for 7 bucks right now, so I finally took the plunge. I've played the 3DS demo before, so I had a vague idea of what to expect. It's a bit too simple for my tastes, but for the amount of content I'm getting, it's worth it.

I'll just play it while I watch my sports =)