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It's life Jim but not as we know it

Male, Ireland

We need you Star Fox.

Tue 11th March, 2008

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Wii-1 commented on Talking Point: The Argument For And Against am...:

I think this is a great idea. What harm is it doing? People who want Amiibo will still buy them. This is good for people who like myself who have no interest in Amiibo but don't like that content is hidden on the game that we paid for. This is in no way piracy IMO. I'd call it an anti rip off device, because DLC is ripping off gamers.



Wii-1 commented on Soapbox: It's A Tragedy That Rare Replay Isn't...:

The only good games I see are all N64 games. The whole thing smells off "The Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection" that Sega released a few years ago. Nintendo games a more valuable than that.
What do you suggest? Nintendo release all there gems from the past on one disc and charge a fiver? lol.



Wii-1 commented on Talking Point: Assessing the Odds of Super Mar...:

This bundle is a collectors dream. If Nintendo could cut the price to under €200 this could be a Christmas number 1. Bit early to be talking about Christmas but I feel it could be. The artwork is the best I've seen in a long time.



Wii-1 commented on Obituary: Satoru Iwata:

RIP. I cannot believe he is gone.. I'm not even going to mention Nintendo. This is about Satoru Iwata and his family. Nintendo was his job. Sad news.



Wii-1 commented on Talking Point: It's the Community That'll Put ...:

I'm looking forward to this game big time. The gamepad will really be utilised for creating levels and it should be fun seeing other people's levels.
This could possibly be my first day one game this generation.



Wii-1 commented on ​Shigeru Miyamoto Defends Star Fox Zero's Co...:

I don't think somebody could pick up and play "Super Mario Kart" in a couple of minutes. I didn't say Mario Kart I referred to the SNES version. I didn't think it was that hard to understand what I was talking about.

I think if anything, you're the one who is way of the point.



Wii-1 commented on ​Shigeru Miyamoto Defends Star Fox Zero's Co...:

I want the controls to be difficult. The reason is the once you have mastered them the reward will be greater. Pick up and play style controls are killing gameplay and games.

Nintendo's games in the past like Super Mario Kart and StuntRaceFX were not pick up and play. The player had to learn to control the machine they were driving. Then the real reward came. I feel gamers today want to pick up a game and be great at it immediately or they will get bored. That is not the behaviour of a real gamer.



Wii-1 commented on Interview: Splatoon Producer Hisashi Nogami on...:

What I'm saying is; the Nintendo I know won't have voice chat. Not everyone wants it. Some do, some don't.

I understand what your saying it could be set to "friends only". Not all parents (I'm not talking about myself) are going to want that. I don't care either way but I understand Nintendo's reasons.



Wii-1 commented on Nintendo is Discontinuing the Basic 8GB Wii U ...:

I love the White version. The expensive of the gamepad meant there was no option of a built in HDD. The annoying thing I find is the Wii u not only requires a HDD but it requires a HDD with a separate power supply. These HDD are far more expensive than the USB powered versions.



Wii-1 commented on Feature: The Key Details on Splatoon, Nintendo...:

I played the last demo yesterday and I want to buy the game less than I did before I played it. I'm not happy about the way the game will have loads of DLC in the future or the Amiibo thing unlocking 20 special missions.



Wii-1 commented on Poll: Is It Time For a Fresh Alternative to th...:

The best way to improve the eshop is to have bigger, better, sales. More game on special and not just games that are not shifting but good games.

As Nintendo fans we have stood by them with Wii u so it is the least they could do for us. Nintendo need to maybe stop trying to milk the fans. It could be a good thing for both Nintendo and the fans.



Wii-1 commented on Talking Point: Nintendo's Legacy Makes The Vir...:

I bought R-Type Dimensions over the W/end on PSN for €5. Believe me it's a great game. Meanwhile on Nintendo eshop I can get a NES game for a fiver 😋. I don't know if the prices are totally the problem on Nintendo eshop. The problem is, from my personal point of view, I am not going to buy the same games over that I only bought a couple of years ago on Wii.

I didn't transfer my Wii games over to Wii u and I'm not going to. I like them where they are. I also bought Gradius V on PSN the W/end for €9.99 and it did make me think Sony are selling PS2 games for a tenner but Nintendo are looking for, cough 😳 €20 for Wii games in the eshop. I do think the price with Wii games in the eshop are well of the mark and Nintendo have got it wrong.

Maybe what they need to do is adjust the price of each game individual. Like let's say €8 for Super Mario Kart is a fair price but that does not mean all SNES games should be €8. I don't know the VC was exciting at the time but I have all the games now and believe it or not they are the only games I really play.



Wii-1 commented on Video: So, How Fast Is 200cc In Mario Kart 8?:

I tried it yesterday and found it near impossible. Last night I had an idea I haven't tried yet. Maybe the the way to play it is by using the right stick to accelerate. That way it would be possible to balance the throttle in the corners. I'll try later when I get a chance.



Wii-1 commented on Splatoon Producer Talks Up Post-Launch DLC to ...:

I would like some free DLC thank you very much. I hope Nintendo don't start trying to milk us for every penny we have.

With a game like this it should be free. What happened with Mario Kart 8 is totally different.



Wii-1 commented on Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 2 Available to Download ...:

The game feels complete now. I only bought the 2 packs 2 days ago. I haven't had the chance to try 200cc mode yet. I'm starting a 50cc just to clear it.

This'll be the most expensive game I've ever bought weighing in at €72. That is apart from Street Fighter2 which I paid £70 for back in the early 90s



Wii-1 commented on Bandai Almost Made A Laptop With A Built-In SN...:

Maybe that is what both companies fell out over in the early 90s. Bandai used to distribute Nintendo games in the UK but in the early 90s both fell out and it was near impossible to get new SNES titles for about 6 months. They were all locked in a warehouse in the UK by Bandai brcause of the dispute they both had. I remember it well.



Wii-1 commented on Video: Mute City in Mario Kart 8 Just Got Craz...:

It looks fantastic. The thing that worries me is; This is 200cc mode, at one point in the race Mario was going backwards, yet he finished second 😳 150cc is the hard mode so 200cc should be very hard? That looked easy.



Wii-1 commented on Poll: Is Splatoon a Blockbuster That'll Help R...:

I'll be keeping a close eye on it anyway and I'll probably buy it as soon as it's released. I can't say I do that with many games.
The reviews will be very important. I will be expecting excellent reviews from the few sites I frequent. I'd be shocked if it got bad reviews and I have to have to have a rethink.



Wii-1 commented on Review: Super Mario 64 (Wii U eShop / Nintendo...:

I didn't get angry. My point was don't knock it especially if you haven't even played it.

Your after saying something else that is a bit confusing "Doesn't change the fact that, by today's standards, the game is not THAT good." Eh how he heck would you know? Since you haven't even played it!. 😳



Wii-1 commented on Review: Super Mario 64 (Wii U eShop / Nintendo...:

Your wrong. Mario 64 does deserve 10/10. I played it again last year on Wii and I can confirm its one of the greatest games ever made. I also had it back in the day. It's a fantastic looking game. Don't be such a graphics junkie.

Gaming didn't just get good when you bought your first console. It had been brilliant for years before that. Ya know putting down an absolute epic game that you haven't even played is a bit pathetic.