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ZenTurtle

ZenTurtle

114, United Kingdom

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ZenTurtle

#1

ZenTurtle commented on Please Sega, All We Want For Christmas Are The...:

There must also be more themes. That means all of the ones from Japan, because there is no localistation required for themes, they're just images and sounds, after all. I won't argue that the themes themselves should be necessarily free, its just that at the price of a game, they're not good value. I think that perhaps they should be around 89p, the price of the 3D videos. Most importantly, there must be an option to make custom themes, with image and sound files of our own. It would provide a use for the 10s recordings, and the music tracks in the media player.

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#3

ZenTurtle commented on Rosalina & Luma amiibo Exclusive to Target in ...:

@ericwithcheese2
Perhaps, although like most things on the internet, a small vocal minority do tend to perhaps, shall I say, exaggerate things a little. I'm unsure about the USA, but from where I live all of the so-called rare amiibo(Marth, wii fit trainer etc) have been on Game's shelves for a couple of weeks now. That does include two Marths and two wii fit trainers. I think some of the demand might be rather locally concentrated, that's all I can really conclude.

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#4

ZenTurtle commented on Rosalina & Luma amiibo Exclusive to Target in ...:

@ikki5
I know there is demand, I'm just unsure of how much of it is people who use and admire the figurines, rather than people who (naively) believe they will make a large profit from selling them online. I think many of the so-called rare figurines are merely rare because there are a select few buying up a lot of the stock. On the other hand, they are rather appealing to some people, so we should wait and see, because after all, they've only been out for a couple of weeks...

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#5

ZenTurtle commented on Rosalina & Luma amiibo Exclusive to Target in ...:

I am skeptical as to how well many of these sales are due to actual demand from people who like the figurines, rather than resellers. This is a craze, I think, one which will likely be fruitless in the end as the value of the 'rare' amiibos will probably plummet when it becomes apparent that many people don't actually want some of these. Marth is one such example of this. Pound shops! Bargain bins! Car boot sales! Prepare yourselves!

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#7

ZenTurtle commented on Demand For amiibo Continues As Pre-Orders For ...:

I have a sneaking suspicion that these aren't kids who love Nintendo characters buying up these figures... These are collectors trying to withstand a shortage by buying as many as possible, thus creating that very shortage.

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#8

ZenTurtle commented on Nintendo Maintains Its Vague Rhetoric on amiib...:

The 'rarity' boom will crash, like the value of beanie babies did. I have a sneaking suspicion that many of these (or more specifically, Marth) will end up in charity shops and bargain bins. These are hardly 'rare' when you can buy them in shops, online and that this is two weeks after launch!

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#10

ZenTurtle commented on New Mario Maker Footage Shows Off Multi-Genera...:

@NodesforNoids
I think you have interpreted my comment adversely. I was not being negative about the game, I was merely making the point that this is a tool as well as a game. Granted, I was not clear. Calling my comment contrite somewhat degrades your point, I was just making the distinction that New Super Mario bros is the same formula, for better or for worse.

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#11

ZenTurtle commented on Pokémon's Other Hidden Legendary Monster's De...:

What I want to know is if there will actually be any event-items that can be hacked into the game (other than the Eon Ticket). This dialogue is boring, I want a return of the Mew event from Pokemon Emerald, or something like the Arceus event in HG/SS.

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#12

ZenTurtle commented on New Mario Maker Footage Shows Off Multi-Genera...:

My only gripe with the game (if that is what it is) - that it was only ugly NES Mario and 'new' Mario - has now been resolved! I do hope they make it for both Wii U and 3DS, though, as I think it's probably a better fit on a handheld, for short sessions.

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#13

ZenTurtle commented on Rumour: Villager, Marth & Wii Fit Trainer amii...:

My local Game had 2 Marths, a Fox and a Wii Fit trainer. I took one look at Marth and decided it was not worth £12 (Game also felt they could rinse an extra £1 from people) because the face was a travesty. I hope these people selling them online at ridiculous prices won't be able to sell any, and their perceived value will tumble, leading to a much more acceptable price for sub-par figurines. Same with some of the others, although those were of a higher quality.

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#15

ZenTurtle commented on Nintendo Reveals New Wii U Footage and Details...:

To me, it feels like an evolution of Skyward Sword's art style. In fact, owing to the sailcloth and similar enemy and character design, I suspect that it might actually be a direct prequel or sequel. At any rate, it must be connected in some way. I'm hoping there's some way to play it with SS motion controls, though!

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#21

ZenTurtle commented on Cubic Ninja Sales Spike Following Announcement...:

I say let these people exercise their consumer right to play games region-free. If you own a game, you have every right to play it on your own console. This is what this will predominantly be used for... These doomsday predictions are rather pathetic.

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#32

ZenTurtle commented on Region-Locking May Be a Thing of the Past Soon...:

@kamifox1
DSi (and the 3DS) do not region lock DS games, but games which were made especially to work with DSi exclusive features were locked. So, for example, the DS remake of Fire Emblem Monsho no Nazo was able to play on any region DS, but would only use the DSi online features on Japanese DSi consoles... There weren't many DSi exclusives, which is probably why you might not have known about this.

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#42

ZenTurtle commented on Shigeru Miyamoto Introduces His Pikmin Short F...:

@Sforzando @123akis
I heard that the issue with flipnote studio was that there was a huge server overload even in Japan, so they wouldn't ("can't") release it worldwide. Of course, this is a pretty poor excuse, considering that they solved it for Pokémon bank and the eshop last year, within a few weeks, and it's been six whole months!!! I've even seen an early version in action, so the game is fully functioning. They should at least release the DSi version for 3DS until they solve these 'issues'. It would be better than nothing, after all.

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#44

ZenTurtle commented on Nintendo of Europe Distributes Free Halloween ...:

@darthllama @ikki5
Ok, basically the games are crap, but believe me, you would not buy most of the plastic tat, even if it was available to you in the USA. However, I'm sure you'll agree that NOA does not hate you, as some people on the comments here are suggesting. What's the saying? "The grass is always greener on the other side."

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#45

ZenTurtle commented on Nintendo of Europe Distributes Free Halloween ...:

@ikki5
There has not been a game there for years, and this single game was utter rubbish. In vast contrast, your games get updated every month, and at least you have them. In addition to this since, I don't know, 1985, games have always released in the USA first, or not at all in Europe. I was merely pointing out that the USA has been, is, and always will be the region in which Nintendo focuses most on.