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Male, 28, United States

Thu 18th April, 2013

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Spuratis commented on Hardware Classics: Sega Saturn:

@vonseux Agreed, Saturn will always hold a special place in my heart. Games like Bug (and it's sequel), Shining Force 3, Blazing Heroes (known as Mystaria to non-americans).. ALBERT ODYSSEY.. Those are just some really great exclusives to the Saturn. It also introduced me to Rayman which is honestly one of the most unique and challenging 2D platformers there is. I could go on, but won't. I'll just say I'd love to see some Saturn games come to VC.



Spuratis commented on Australian Ratings Board Reveals Portable Cast...:

Is Aria of Sorrow truely part of a Trilogy or are there just three Castlevania games for the GBA? Regardless, I'm really glad to see it coming to VC. I hope it comes out in the states, I don't see why it wouldn't.



Spuratis commented on Sonic Lost World Gets Free Legend of Zelda DLC...:

I'm sure we'll get a Direct next month, don't worry. They said we'll be getting news about Mario Kart 8 in a big way, next week. That could mean a Direct.

Now.. on topic, this kind of makes me want Sonic Lost Worlds. Might have to pick it up if I ever see it in the right price range.



Spuratis commented on Game Boy Advance Games On The Wii U Virtual Co...:

Lol @ People calling Nintendo lazy for this. It's not like you could play multiplayer on a single GBA anyway.

@DestinyMan No, you're not wrong. M&L Superstar Saga is amazing. I haven't had a chance to play the others, but I've heard only good things. Is this Yoshi's Island a remake of the SNES version or a completely different game?



Spuratis commented on Feature: Bandai Namco Characters We'd Love to ...:

I chose none of them. There are other much more deserving characters that have been more prevalent on Nintendo consoles over the years. Just not too recently, unfortunately.

...If I was forced to choose, I'd choose Klonoa. Simply because he's had the best game out of all the ones mentioned. I haven't had a chance to play Tales of Symphonia though. Lloyd might be cool, too.



Spuratis commented on Advance Wars Bringing the Battle to the Wii U ...:

This is an excellent first release for the GBA VC. I really hope this is what we get in the US as well..

@guybrush20x6 What you meant to say is "inb4 new Advanced Wars confirmed!" People like to take stuff as hints. I'd like to believe they have one in the works right now, as well. ;)



Spuratis commented on Nintendo Unleashes Some Awesome Wii U eShop Tr...:

@JaxonH I suppose I was being a bit extreme. I know Nintendo is doing good on the 1st party front.. it just seems we keep hearing about endless indies, but not a single release date.

I'd like to believe X will release this year, but I'm having my doubts. I also wouldn't expect SSB until November. I just can't imagine that they will rush it in any way, shape or form. It's a game that needs more polish than any other. I do agree with you on the fact that there are probably unannounced games that will come this year.



Spuratis commented on Nintendo Unleashes Some Awesome Wii U eShop Tr...:

@enphos Yeah, that is a little concerning as well. I'm looking forward to Bayonetta 2 though and I'm sure that will be out by the end of Summer. I hope so anyway..

Nintendo is using the strategy of "Starve the players of games so when we actually release one, it sells like wildfire." It feels like it anyway.



Spuratis commented on Talking Point: Super Metroid's 20th Anniversar...:

I still haven't played this.. I love the Prime series, but after playing the original Metroid on NES again it left a bad taste in my mouth. It's discouraged me from playing this one. If they give it a sale like they did Mega Man X, I'll most likely buy it and give it a whirl. I'm not paying full price though.



Spuratis commented on Nintendo Unleashes Some Awesome Wii U eShop Tr...:

Ok, now let's get some release dates. This void between Mario Kart 8 and DKC sucks. Especially now since Shovel Knight has been delayed.. It'd be nice to get something before April, but it seems like the only solid release date for any upcoming eShop games is Child of Light and that's at the end of April. -_-



Spuratis commented on Steel Diver: Sub Wars Update Applies Fixes and...:

Wait.. so now you don't lose a win streak because of an error? That is awesome. They must have listened to our feedback. Going to have to start playing this again. I had to quit because I couldn't tolerate losing a good streak because of an error.



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

Surprisingly Jose gave this a 7.9 on IGN.. I actually trust that dudes reviews, too. What's not surprising is that most other sites that I check are giving it 5's. Oh well, I didn't really plan on getting this unless it got really good reviews anyway. It sucks for the big fans of the series though.



Spuratis commented on Weirdness: These iPhone Mock-Ups Suggest That ...:

A lot of people hating on the idea of Nintendo going Mobile. Why? I don't know. Would it hurt Nintendo..? Maybe? Could they possibly make millions, even billions of dollars if they did? Yes. I don't play mobile games at all, but.. if Nintendo was in trouble and needed Mobile as a shot in the arm, I say go for it.

Some of these mock-ups and even comments from others here, sound like they could be fun. @Gerbwmu Bowser's Castle Defense sounds awesome.



Spuratis commented on Latest Mana Game Rises To The Challenge:

"The plot is engaging and told through numerous lush 3D cutscenes rather than cheap recycled still images"

...I'm not sure if this is an attack on previous Mana games or not, lol. Legend of Mana is in my top 3 PS games and its still backgrounds, the ART, is what makes that game so gorgeous. Much, MUCH better looking than this game. It saddens me that they're taking this series to mobile when it deserves to put on an actual console and sold as a retail game.

..Oh well. The game still looks OKAY.. better than I expected. I'd probably try it if it came to the 3DS. I doubt it would be free if it did though, they'd obviously have to change how the game works as far as payment/items goes. It will probably be a flop anyway, especially if they're anything like all the previous post-Legend of Mana games.



Spuratis commented on Nintendo of Europe Confirms Mario Kart 8 Limit...:

I'm really hoping Nintendo gives us in the US a collectors edition that's nearly as cool as this. It seems like Europe always gets the cooler collectors edition. Not to say they don't get snubbed in other areas though. :/



Spuratis commented on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Will Be Creeping To E...:

I haven't played a Spider-Man game since Spider-Man on the Playstation. I'd be willing to try one if it got decent reviews and had a good cast of villains. I just wish they'd release a Spider-Man game with the quality of the Arkham series. I'd be on-board from the start for that game.



Spuratis commented on Review: Steel Diver: Sub Wars (3DS eShop):

I bought the premium version a couple days after release.. I just had to play all those ships I unlocked. Not to mention the missions were kind of fun. It's the multiplayer that really makes the game shine though. Last night there was a guy that I played in a previous match, he said I sucked, the minute the match started he happened to be the first sub I saw. I was using a long range sub, I hit him twice in a row from max distance and sunk him in two shots. It was glorious.

I highly recommend that everyone who owns a 3DS, try this game. It's free. Why wouldn't you?!



Spuratis commented on Sega's New Shining Game Is Rather Different Fr...:

I knew not to expect anything too interesting from him the minute he said it wasn't an RPG. I'm not a huge fighting game fan, so the announcement didn't do much for me. I'd possibly consider it if it came to the Wii U for the right price and had online play.



Spuratis commented on Details of Forbidden Magna Emerge, a New 3DS T...:

From the screenshots I've seen.. I'm not sold yet, though it sounds good and I like the idea of the Inn. I'm a huge fan of the RF/HM series and RF4 has been amazing so far. I'd be willing to give this game a chance if it ever comes west.



Spuratis commented on "Phantom Gate" Trademark By Nintendo, Game Fre...:

I wouldn't mind a Mystery Dungeon game on the Wii U.. I love those type of rogue dungeon games, Chocobo's Dungeon 2 for Playstation being one of my favorite PS titles and same goes for Chocobo's Dungeon on the Wii.



Spuratis commented on Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and...:

@Kirk I agree that he does feel a little over-rated. Then again, I never played the Gen that he became popular in. He's cool and all.. but I think someone else would have been a better choice. I think the Pokemon company just really likes him. They kind of force him down your throat in Pokemon X & Y, as well.