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Varoennauraa commented on Video: Here Is The First Footage Of 90s Arcade...:

Oooh!! It looks nice! It's even better than if even Outrun itself became to Wii U!!!

And I love some of the tracks!!! Both racing and music! While not super memorable, some of the music tracks set the mood just right for the title and the racing tracks seem to be memorable on behalf of other aspects.

If they just could even have squeezed a GamePad Multiplayer into it as well!



Varoennauraa commented on Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush Fails to Brea...:

It's a painting game, of course it is played on the GamePad. I liked the first game, but the bigger touch screen is a big improvement for the painting aspect as well as view distance.

And I just f****ng love the CO-OP in it! It's great fun and there is nothing like that in the whole wide world.



Varoennauraa commented on ​New FAST Racing Neo Footage is Set to be Re...:

@Mandalore they denied it somewhere, but I am pretty sure it will be the case.

Which would be shame as I want a couple of specialized developers in each platform for trying to get the most out of it, and there has rarely, if ever, been a system, where there would be so much to explore as Wii U. If this came to PS4, we can be sure, that they are not going to use GamePad in any way and you should just get the PS4 version.



Varoennauraa commented on Nintendo Download: 16th April (Europe):

!!! P A N D O R A S !!!

!!! T O W E R !!!


Amazing game in many ways and the best 3D Castlevania ever made.

It will be mine! I borrowed it for awhile, but had to return it before finnishing it, and finally I can put it to an end.



Varoennauraa commented on Video: Roguelike Adventure Temple Of Yog Cele...:

@gurtifus I think in real time roguelikes too. Real time adds pressure of course, but decision making is still the same and all the choices are there. The choices are much more genre defining thing when thinking about roguelikes in my opinion.

It's up to gamedesigner to balance the game so, that there is time to make decisions, and it's also up to the player to use his/her brain. Or die.

If Nethack became a realtime game, I would still call it roguelike. I think the variety of choices makes Nethack the Nethack.



Varoennauraa commented on Video: Roguelike Adventure Temple Of Yog Cele...:

Roguelikes are usually turnbased, but to me it's not a definitive feature. If you turned Nethack into realtime, it would still be roguelike to me.

And multiplayer roguelikes are typically realtime, even if they are ascii and all.



Varoennauraa commented on Nintendo Download: 2nd April (Europe):

Nothing for easter!?! I would think, that it would be more favourable launch day, than most other days at spring.

I have waited for local multiplayer game for easter holiday for YEARS.



Varoennauraa commented on We Have Shigeru Miyamoto To Thank For The Supe...:

I am still excited of the 3d effect even in the original 3ds and I am buying the new one for the improved 3d. The 3d is expensive graphical effect, it eats half of the GPU, but in my eyes it makes games 10 times better looking.

Many call these special features gimmicks, but if I buy several consoles, I buy them for the 'personality' they have(in addition of games of course). Extreme processing power is not exciting gimmick for me(well I am planning to build quite extreme PC for virtual reality, but that is another matter). I think the processing power is in pretty good balance on the 3ds; if it was more powerful, it would have been more expensive as well(it already was too expensive at launch), and then it would not have as many good games as now. And even the Resident Evil Revelations, one of the early games on the system, is still one of the best looking mobile games in my eyes. Of course the resolution has gone beyond appreciable figures long time ago on more modern mobile devices, and shadows are very rough on the 3ds, but it still gives quite realistic impression, especially in 3d.



Varoennauraa commented on Nintendo Download: 19th March (Europe):

The Aria and Dawn of Sorrow are my favorite Castlevanias! I hope that they will release the DS games next. I missed The Order of Ecclesia and I cannot wait getting it.

I also would go nuts, if they made 2D Castlevania for 3DS, that would have:
-not only the Castle, but other areas as well, in the Simon's Quest vein
-Castlevania 4 style controls
-2D gameplay but 3D graphics
-Not made by MercurySteam



Varoennauraa commented on Nintendo Confirms Japanese eShop Release Dates...:

Pandoras Tower AAAAAAHHHHH! Thank you! (I mean, bring it to EU, and then I thank you)

I borrowed it for a while, I absolutely love it but couldn't play it through that time. Now it will be mine.

One of my favorite games of all time. It is among many other tings, in a way, the 3D Castlevania of my dreams.



Varoennauraa commented on Tomonobu Itagaki Gives an Update on Devil’s ...:

The online games massive structure is super intriguing, and it has already sold itself to me.

I just really, Really, REALLY wish they would exclude auto aim and ads snap and include gyro aiming option.

And Wiimote would be rather ideal controller for this kind of game.