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GreatPlayer

GreatPlayer

Australia

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GreatPlayer

#2

GreatPlayer commented on Sonic Boom: Rise Of Lyric Speeds To Earlier Re...:

@FilmerNgameR Generations are good but it does not really glow on me (probably because I dislike those mission stages). Sonic Colors is mostly a 2D game with occasional 3D stages. But, wow, its 2D stages are the most extensive and varied throughout the entire sonic series! Sonic Lost World did perfectly on the control of a 3D sonic. Combination of Generations and Lost World will be interesting, although I thought there are stages like those in Lost World (those segment of stages were you keep running forward?).

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#5

GreatPlayer commented on Sonic Boom: Rise Of Lyric Speeds To Earlier Re...:

Regardless of what people say, I feel recent sonic has been better than ever! Nostalgia affects you if you really think that old Sonic titles are better than Sonic Colors and Sonic Lost World. I grew up with Sonic but I felt Sonic Colors have much varied gameplay than the old Sonic titles. Lost World has resolved the camera angle issue. I will buy Sonic Boom for Wii U Day 1!

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#6

GreatPlayer commented on Nintendo Download: 18th September (North America):

The first week of sales discounts for celebrating Smash Bros was awesome (Mario 3 and even Mario 3D World) but the sales for the following weeks are just lackluster. Why not having sales for Super Matriod and GBA Metroid?

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#7

GreatPlayer commented on Review: Hyrule Warriors (Wii U):

I remembered Dynasty Warrior in PS2. It was a game that LOOKED pretty but all you need to do was to keep pressing the same button to do the combos. After a while I felt bored.

Looks like Bayonetta 2 will be much less repetitive.

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#16

GreatPlayer commented on SEGA Announces Sand-Based Arcade Game, Probabl...:

It is probably not coming to Wii U: it is unlikely to be released in any console anyway. How to emulate those sand-playing mechanics on any platform?

There are many hits from SEGA that is not released outside Japan. About 10 years ago Sega released a blockbuster based on the Chinese story - the Romance of the Three Kingdom (the same story background of Dynasty Warrior). In this Sega game, you played on a table where you can put cards on. The table emulates a battlefield. While a TV screen shows the moves of a CPU-controlled army, you placed and moved your cards on the table (battlefield) in response. Each card represents an army and you have to move your cards (in real time) so as to counter the CPU enemy (that is constantly in motion).

Sega did released a version of this game for DS, where you can move cards on the touch screen. That game was a hit not only in Japan but also in Asia, but it was not found anywhere in the West.

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#17

GreatPlayer commented on Nintendo Confirms Week Two Details for Super S...:

Sonic the Hedgehog (Gamegear version) was surprisingly a good game. I still remember the fun boss at the third stage. The games in the Genesis version and the Gamegear version are quite different.

@BearHunger I actually thought Sonic 1 on gamegear was a bit better than Sonic 2 on gamegear.

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#18

GreatPlayer commented on Review: Teslagrad (Wii U eShop):

@luke88 I understand what you are saying, but do you notice that Wii U games are increasingly unlikely to have demo? I often purchased a game that I do not play because the game did not have demo (e.g., Scream Kitty and Toki Tori 2). These games are by no means bad and someone would love these games. Just I would not play them. I just do not want to pay a full price for a game that I would regret after playing it for a few minutes.

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#20

GreatPlayer commented on Review: Teslagrad (Wii U eShop):

How long is this game?

I have just spent $15 on Shovel Knight, $10 on SteamWorld Dig, $5 on Scream Cat, $12 on Wii Sport Club, $4 for Mario 3... another $15 is hard for me to swallow.

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#21

GreatPlayer commented on Watch Dogs Wii U Release Dates Confirmed:

Competing with Sonic Boom - are you out of your mind, Ubisoft?

@tovare Please, sonic lost world is much better than sonic adventure...

Speaking about mature games, where is Yazuka for release in US? Why didn't Sega localize Yazuka and release it?

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#22

GreatPlayer commented on This New Fatal Frame Trailer Highlights the Ga...:

I wish that NIntendo can do the camera right. I used the camera in Game and Wario and I did not think that the gamepad actually acts well as a camera in that game.

Well, Nintendo may decide not to import this game outside Japan...

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#23

GreatPlayer commented on Video: Watch These Teenagers As They're Expose...:

I remembered playing Mario Bros when I was like 9, and then I felt lots of games were better than Mario Bros (e.g., Wonderboy, Bio Miracle Bokutta Upa). But after playing Mario 3 I felt like it is one of the best games ever made - definitely better than the Boner games nowadays.

Honestly, you can still play Mario 3 nowadays and experienced how amazing it still is (as compared to recent video games)? The problem of recent video games was that they are too easy (i.e., no challenge) and probably for kids only.

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#26

GreatPlayer commented on September's Club Nintendo Reward Details Are C...:

They just cancelled Kirby Super Star. I have suggested before - they should give discounts for eshop instead of giving out games that no one wants. Think about it: $5 off for each 200 coins or something, and maybe allow these $5 to be used for games over $10. Good for their business as I would pay more to buy a more expansive game. I would also be much more keen about Club Nintendo than having Mario Bros (?)

Mario Bros was one of the first games I played on NES and I remember disliking it.

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#27

GreatPlayer commented on You Can Dress Up As Fox McCloud Thanks To Bayo...:

2 games in one. What a steal! I like a lot of things about W101, jest except the drawin recognition. Bayonetta is nit going tohave this element. In addition, i somehow like the torturing combo. Call me sadistic!

I agree that the Nintendo custome thing is somewhat unnecessary: do not really fit with the game. Bayontta with peach costume does not look like Peach anyway. I won't bother with this element.

I won't buy other games until Bayonetta come out. Somehow i qm not really interested in Hyrule Warrior. Then, in Nov, Sonic Boom. Christmas, Captain Toad.

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#37

GreatPlayer commented on Full Extent of Nintendo of Europe Job Cuts Bec...:

@andrea987 There are two lies in this world:
"We never fire people." (Fact: "Every company fires")
"We never fire people." (Fact: They secretly stage a layoff.)

It is unknown which company Nintendo belongs to, as the company was renowned for developing a monopoly and forced developers to sign contracts that prohibited them to develop games for Sega (Mega Drive) and NEC (PC Engine).

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#42

GreatPlayer commented on Talking Point: Mario Kart 8's Diverse DLC Sets...:

@ MJKOP @ Grumblevolcano
Thanks, and maybe I should try 3D World (I wish there was a demo). $60 and I will see if I can make my money worth. No one else in where I live have a Wii U (everyone plays PS or Xbox and gameshops often do not have Wii U games). I cannot even borrow the game.

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#43

GreatPlayer commented on Talking Point: Mario Kart 8's Diverse DLC Sets...:

@unrandomsam I don't think Mario Kart 8 has not enough content, although I believe Sonic Transformed has more content. It seems that MK8 focuses on making the details right. I can understand why you think it does not have enough content or boring in comparison. Given the tracks are typically short in MK8, I get familiar with them quickly already.

Focusing on details on proven old formula is the typical Nintendo strategy recently, although I do value more variety. I am quite content with the online gameplay in MK8, although I spent much more hours on Sonic Transformed. I will probably buy the downloadable content, but I hope the new tracks having boat racing and jet racing elements.

By the way, is 3D World really good? I want to buy it but I am worried about I beating the game within one or two days. I have considered buying Donkey Kong in Wii U but I actually found the Wii version monotonous (I beat it, by the way, but with no strong intention to get all those letters and unlock the secret levels).

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#45

GreatPlayer commented on Mario Kart 8 DLC Coming In November, Features ...:

@Diddy_kong It will indeed the greatest year for Wii U if they have sonic DLC. I think they should have a downloadable DLC, with 8 additional courses inspired by Sonic Transformed. Sega has been pretty steadfast in supporting Wii U, and it will be happy to potentially earn those extra money and increases its loyalty to develop for the console.

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#46

GreatPlayer commented on Poll: Which Is The Best Super Mario Platformer?:

@element187 I actually like Galaxy 2, but the best stages in the game has the least Mario - flying a bird through obstacles.

Mario 3 (flying) and 4 (riding a dragon + Problem-solving stages) are more innovative than even recent Mario 2D games. Recent Mario games not only has nothing to add upon this formula, they are actually worse (much less problem-solving stages). Flying in Mario 3 also made exploration more extensive. True, the graphics is these two earlier entries are worse. But other than that, I don't see how recent Mario games are better. It is not just about nostalgia.

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#48

GreatPlayer commented on Ubisoft Executive Talks Up Super Smash Bros. a...:

@ToxieDogg What I really wanted to mean was that it is shorter if you take out all the rehashed Rayman Origins levels in Rayman Legends. If Origins was published 10 years before Legends, then I would enjoy replaying those levels. However, they were only 3-4 years apart? When I replayed those levels they felt extremely familiar - I even remembered the layout of those "remastered" levels. The game is pretty short from start to the normal ending. I was also surprised that those after-ending levels (whatever they should be called) are again amendments from earlier levels in the very same game.

Although there are new levels in Legends and I enjoy playing those, I do not feel that Legends really surpassed Origins much in terms of novel content (although I feel its novelty factor is still better than that in Mario and Luigi U, particularly because Legends really use the gamepad more).