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Shiryu

Shiryu

Portugal

Joined:
Sun 20th January, 2008
Website:
http://shiryumusic.no.sapo.pt/

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Shiryu

#1

Shiryu commented on Treyarch Isn't Working on Call of Duty: Black ...:

Very sad and disappointing (if somewhat expected) news. Too bad, "Black Ops" are my favourite entries in the franchise since the original "Modern Warfare" and I will be sad to miss out on it's third entry, but I won't purchase new hardware to play it.

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#6

Shiryu commented on Interview: AVGN Adventures Developer on Influe...:

I've stayed away from this game much like "Shovel Knight" on other platforms until it arrived on Nintendo hardware. It just feels right playing it on Wii U and 3DS instead of PC It was a long wait, but it was worth it.

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#8

Shiryu commented on Poll: Would You Like Mario Kart 8 and Super Sm...:

So far they're doing it right. I am not a big fan of paying for costumes like the new Mii stuff on Smash, but anything that truly expands the game like new characters, tracks and vehicles is very welcome since both the base games are excellent and there is a big shortage of Wii U games so far in 2015.

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#13

Shiryu commented on Hands On: Hitting the Tracks in Mario Kart 8 D...:

Wow, awesome preview. Can't wait for next week and can't wait for Nintendo to take notice that we all seem to be fairly excited at a new "F-Zero" track. Is it a pattern, Nintendo? Do you think we... maybe want a new "F-Zero"?

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#20

Shiryu commented on Ubisoft Announcement Suggests More Child Of Li...:

I quite enjoyed the original, in fact, anything on the Ubiart framework is fine by me, but Ubisoft didn't even release "Valiant Hearts" on Wii U and as such, I prefer not to get my hopes up only to be utterly disappointed when they announce the new games for every platform under the sun except Wii U.

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#22

Shiryu commented on Feature: The Best Alternate Reality Super Nint...:

@OMC79 No, no, "Street Rod" and it's sequel! Brilliant American muscle car racing games you could customize to your liking. Think "Need for Speed Underground" without all the neon and absurd music.

I am sorry you disliked my article, as an European guy who was lucky enough to have experienced both the best American and Japanese games on offer to the system, I really wanted those games on my SNES.

Shiryu

#31

Shiryu commented on Feature: The Best Alternate Reality Super Nint...:

@Priceless_Spork Excellent question! Sadly no, "Powerball" was Namco's (excellent!) attempt at the genre of future sport. There are indeed a lot of similarities between The Bitmap Brother's "Speedball" series and Namco's, but they are completely unrelated. I believe that the NES version of "Speedball" was renamed in the US for some sort of name copyright issues.

For those at home no following, here are videos from both games:

Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe (Commodore Amiga)
[youtube:q6Tjf5U8TT0]

Powerball (Sega Genesis US Version)
[youtube:qNjobafwk9o]

Wrestleball (Sega Megadrive JP version)
[youtube:uAyPWgpO620]

It's a real shame the genre as disappeared, I remain a huge fan of dystopian future sports.

Shiryu

#32

Shiryu commented on Feature: The Best Alternate Reality Super Nint...:

@AshFoxX There are many people whom absolutely dislike the movie but I have never been one of them. In fact, I even made a couple of music tribute albums to Frank Herbert's incredible universe. If you do watch the movie and like it, there is a also Sci-Fy Channel miniseries that is way more accurate to the book (and it's follow ups). If you till like it, you should really read at least the original three chapter book from 1965. Once you understand the basic foundations of the "Duniverse", playing the video games gains a whole new perspective.

Shiryu

#34

Shiryu commented on Feature: The Best Alternate Reality Super Nint...:

@Magrane My pleasure, glad you enjoyed. I was a bit disapointed with the arcade sequel to "Slam Masters" because they went Street Fighter instead of keeping it in the ring. I think you will quite enjoy "Run Saber"! And thanks for reminding me I still need to unlock both arcade games on GameCube's second and third game outing.

Shiryu

#35

Shiryu commented on Feature: The Best Alternate Reality Super Nint...:

@Kirk SEGA reprogrammed the original "Ghouls'n Ghosts" for the Megarive, it is very impressive and very close to the CPS1 original. The SNES "Super Ghouls'n Ghosts" is an exclusive, original title in the series. It was followed decades later by the awesome PSP game "Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins". I quite love the series . Hope you enjoy discovering "Ghouls'n Ghosts" today!

Shiryu

#39

Shiryu commented on Video: The Importance of Co-Op Gameplay in Mod...:

Sat down in my home yesterday with two of my best friends after dinner and we played "Call of Duty Black Ops II" and "Mario Party 10" on Wii U plus "WWE Day of Reckoning" on the Wii. Online multiplayer will never be able to beat the amount of fun of having people in the same room gathered around the TV.

Shiryu

#44

Shiryu commented on Feature: The Best Alternate Reality Super Nint...:

@Kirk I believe that like most things video genre related, it's an uphill battle. But I trust in the end everything will fall into the right places. After all, there are still people who do not consider video games to be an art form. Since it has only been around for the past 30 or 40 decades, it's a relatively young medium and is experiencing al the growing pains that occurred on others but I do believe "the man" will one day wise up and realise that is culture worth preserving for future generations to contemplate the evolution of the video game even at museums.

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#48

Shiryu commented on Video: Extended LEGO Dimensions Announcement T...:

@Nico07 Sadly I am suffering from burnout from the hundreds of Skylanders and already done Amiibos. I don't even know how I managed to stay away from "Disney Infinity" this long. We are heading into "Guitar Hero": A single great idea generating tons of spin-offs and filling everyone's house with more plastic than video games.