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TheDavyStar

TheDavyStar

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#6

TheDavyStar commented on Review: Wario: Master of Disguise (Wii U eShop...:

I remember when I was younger and not really into videogames, I saw a bajiollion adverts for this. Of course, my childhood mind decided that many adverts meant that tgis game was brilliant. Good that this review sorts it out, then. That said, what happened to all of the Nintendo adverts that used to be on TV? (Though then again I don't watch TV anymore, less so kids' TV.)

@Mogster A quick trip to Google had this to say:

"Both forms appear throughout the English-speaking world, however. In current British news publications, likable appears about once for every six instances of likeable. In American publications, where the word in either spelling is less common than it is elsewhere, it is spelled likeable about a third of the time."

The web page is called "Likeable vs. Likable".

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#8

TheDavyStar commented on Review: Devil's Third (Wii U):

I'm surprised by just how many people are enjoying this game. I was originally just set on getting the PC version, but with all of the people having so much fun with the Wii U version,I might just change my mind. I wonder if this game would have had a much higher metacritic score if the single player campaignhad been scrapped.

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#13

TheDavyStar commented on GAME Confirms Shovel Knight amiibo:

It looks brilliant, but I feel a bit fobbed off consisering the Playstation and Xbox versions have their own exclusive content for the initial price. Then again, 3DS and Wii U version still have their own exclusive modes, and the fact that the amiibo exists at all shows that Yacht Club give a damn!

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#14

TheDavyStar commented on Review: Devil's Third (Wii U):

@Bowser908 You're so right about Famitsu. Rather embarrassing that all the Westerners look to them for early opinions. That said, people in Japan do seem to like the game judging by its Amazon score. My theory is that because the story tries to look clever, involving Western politics, which Japanese players may be unfamiliar with, softens the story's stupidity. On top of this, many japanese gamers don't play any western games other than COD, and as such the clichés of the story may be that less familiar. Additionally, Itagaki's insistence that the game is consistently 30fps suggests that perhaps, just perhaps, Europe received an earlier, buggier version of the code than Japan, which was then distributed as the game's final code.

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#15

TheDavyStar commented on Review: Devil's Third (Wii U):

@MagicEmperor "Among choosing sides in game modes, there is a third side known as the "Free Entry" option, which is said to be the option that would appeal to the Lone Wolf type of player"

Whoever wrote that fancies themselves as a journalist, not a regular Wikipedia contributor

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#16

TheDavyStar commented on Review: Devil's Third (Wii U):

Guess I'll just get the PC version...

If there was a second Devil's Third game with assured Nintendo dollars behind it, it would be a great opportunity for Valhalla to give us the greate game they meant to create.

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#18

TheDavyStar commented on Video: Metroid in Unreal Engine 4 is Shiny and...:

The graphics are nice, but it's the atmosphere and blend of platforming/shooting that matters more. That said, the first person is still milesbeyod what I saw in Other M, though that games was hardly as bad as people would love to believe.

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#21

TheDavyStar commented on This iBookGuy Video Explaining How "Oldschool"...:

Ah, yes, the iBookGuy! I remember watching a few of his videos, the main one being about whether it was still plausible to use an iPhone 2GS in the present day. He does great videos, but his sound effects are really "bogus". There's no other word for it.

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#22

TheDavyStar commented on Video: Things Go Bump In The Night In This Leg...:

I just know I gots to get this! It seems like TT wants to make several expansion packs for Dimensions as opposed to billions of individual LEGO games, which I approve of. Excited to hear that there are 14 franchises to go through in the starter pack alone. And Portal! Oh man...that said, £90 for the starter pack alone? Dammit, I'll definitely be going on eBay...

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#23

TheDavyStar commented on Video: Here's How Zombi Shapes Up Against The ...:

They seem to mostly look the same, though near the start of the video there was a dust particle effect on the Wii U version that is removed from the PS4 version. I don't think they should have removed it. Also, at one point the player runs to a door that has a sign on it. The text on the sign is agonisingly low-res on the Wii U version, but on the PS4 version you can see it reads "Cancer" when it should be "Danger". Oh Lord...

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#24

TheDavyStar commented on Exclusive: MercurySteam Has Been Working On A ...:

I would hope that Nintendo greenlit the game. MercyrySteam is a great dev and I thoroughly loved Mirror of Fate. Sure, people say it's not a good metroidvania game but that's like calling a potato the worst apple you've ever tasted.

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#26

TheDavyStar commented on Review: Picross e6 (3DS eShop):

Jupiter are kinda getting more cash-cow-like with the e series. I've yet to actually finish e5, you know, which I just bought three weeks ago. Don't know if I can rely on Jupiter to listen to fan feedback for more Picross games.

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#28

TheDavyStar commented on Nintendo Not Looking To Churn Out Yearly Seque...:

One final note: on the topic of Pokémon, I think that the only reason they are so thrifty with that franchise is because The Pokémon Company would rather more games were released. Pokémon is a cross-platform franchise (as in, it has manga and TV shows) and as such certain demands have to be kept up.

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#29

TheDavyStar commented on Nintendo Not Looking To Churn Out Yearly Seque...:

This whole DLC plan could work but I think they should REALLY keep it under control. A good example of DLC being used to make a game evergreen is with Rock Band 3, but a bad one would be Street Fighter IV. (possibly an unpopular opinion, but come on, they did NOT need three iterations of the franchise, and Ultra's new characters didn't have their own cutscenes so it was evidently forced.)

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#30

TheDavyStar commented on Nintendo Not Looking To Churn Out Yearly Seque...:

I disagree with the whole DLC idea. Mario Kart 8 recently got a 200cc update but that's just one less original idea that they could have kept for the next Mario Kart game. Additionally, as @rjejr said, I would have thought it would be much more important to keep a steady flow of releases. All the Splatoon marketing is also to cover the fact that there's nothing coming out until Christmas.

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#31

TheDavyStar commented on Talking Point: Fatal Frame's Trial Version and...:

@Artwark A hard drive is a good shout, but IMO Nintendo really need to make sure that Wii U consoles all work with their download strategy right out of the box. It shouldn't be that whenever you get a Wii U it's like "Here's your Wii U but if you want to do much with it you'll need to find your own workaround." Ideally, if it's a Nintendo problem, there should be a Nintendo solution.

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#32

TheDavyStar commented on Chris Pranger From Nintendo Treehouse Discusse...:

@TTGlider You're nit getting some important factors:

1. XSEED paid barely anything for TLS's localisation. That was Nintendo of Europe. XSEED basically piggybacked off of NoE's efforts.
2. Rising Star were raving about No More Heroes's sales in Europe. It sold 160k. That's not a lot, but what works for smaller companies like XSEED and Rising Star doesn't necessarily work for larger companies like Nintendo.

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#33

TheDavyStar commented on Chris Pranger From Nintendo Treehouse Discusse...:

@Jayvir It sold below 900k copies. Don't know about the new 3DS version but I think that it still does not add to 1m. Also, a lot of those copies would have been sold in JAPAN, not the West. The cost for European localisation may not have made NoE enough money, you know.

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#39

TheDavyStar commented on IRONHAX to Use Free-to-Play IRONFALL Invasion ...:

I really want to play Time Travelers, but I'm scared to buy it in case Nintendo patches Ironhax up before I finish it. Can't help but think that it will attract as much attention from the company as the last version. Still, at least the Vita version isn't region locked.

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#40

TheDavyStar commented on Donkey Kong Nearly Missed Out On Pixels Stardom:

The moment I saw the reveal trailer, I knew the movie would have a crap story, with terrible "humour" and skin-deep characters, where every plot point would be an excuse for video game references and nothing more. Though I'm sure I wasn't the only one.

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#41

TheDavyStar commented on Devil's Third is Being Published by Nintendo o...:

My God, Nintendo, can you not keep control of your exclusives? I will admit, the game looked more like a PC game trapped on Wii U. I realised this the moment Itagaki recommended a USB keyboard. It's like Nintendo execs had a wild night with Itagaki, then later woke up with a hangover, found out they had bought the rights to Devil's Third and thought "Aww crap what are we going to do?"