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Thu 3rd Jul 2008

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Linkuini commented on BADLAND: Game Of The Year Edition Hits Wii U e...:

I have to admit, one probably needs a bit of a masochist streak to fully enjoy this game. I played it on iPhone and was frankly astounded by the variety of distinct ways the game managed to kill off my poor clones.

At any rate, I have to disagree with the commenters saying this game is "boring". Just how many buzzsaws would they need to add to make it exciting?



Linkuini commented on Masahiro Sakurai Explains Why Mewtwo Isn't Pai...:

I have both versions, but I hope Mewtwo somehow becomes available to people who don't, since I do not look forward hearing them throw a fit about it. I'm okay with people expressing disappointment that they might not get to play as Mewtwo. The thing that gets me cheesed off is when people act like they're entitled to an outcome that conforms to assumptions they've made based entirely on wishful thinking. Such people will never be satisfied and should not be encouraged.



Linkuini commented on Review: Mega Man X3 (Wii U eShop / Super Ninte...:

I couldn't agree more with this review. Back when I first played this, I actually thought I had picked some kind of bootleg version by mistake. The basics were there, but no Mega Man game I'd ever played had levels this boring, empty and repetitive! No offense to those of you who enjoy it, but you see something here that I certainly do not.



Linkuini commented on Guide: All You Need to Know on Mario Kart 8 Ch...:

I never was sure just what the traction stat meant. I had hoped it might make driving easier in tracks with lots of ice or sand, but I guess it's good enough if it lets you brush past some rough terrain without as much consequence.

I wouldn't dismiss light karts too hastily, though. Heavy karts can hold a lead pretty well with a skilled driver at the wheel, but getting there is hardly a sure thing on a treacherous road covered in banana peels with shells bouncing every which way. I imagine that light karts could compensate for their lower top speed by taking risky shortcuts that most heavy drivers are better off avoiding. You never know until you do some experimenting.



Linkuini commented on Feature: Our Top 10 Wii U eShop Games - Summer...:

I got Runner2 while it was on sale and it exceeded my expectations. I'm not sure how they managed to make it feel so much better than BIT.TRIP: RUNNER, but they pulled it off. That one deserves its spot on the list.



Linkuini commented on Poll: Should Nintendo Patch The Controversial ...:

Blech, that technique doesn't sound fun at all! The people who don't use it will lose a bunch of races even if they do everything else right, and the people who do use it will have to constantly mash a shoulder button and hop around awkwardly to stay in the lead. That's a lose-lose situation if you ask me. Patch that crap!



Linkuini commented on Here Are Plenty of Lovely Hyrule Warriors Scre...:

Just wanted to say I agree with all your comments here. Fans get so defensive when this stuff is called out that I myself usually don't have the patience to bring it up.

Guys, even if you don't see any moral problem with character designs that put women's bodies on display, don't you think they're kind of... tedious? When this kind of thing is so prevalent in other games, I think it's reasonable for people to complain when it shows up in a game series where they expect to be (mostly) undisturbed by it.

And who really thinks Shia will be a villain with enough memorable traits to make up for that absurd outfit? I, for one, predict that she will mainly stand around winking at the hero and rambling about darkness.

There's no need to condemn a game in its entirety for a few problematic issues like these, but that doesn't mean that such issues should be exempt from criticism.



Linkuini commented on Reaction: Mario Kart 8 Accused Of Poor Sales P...:

Wow, it took me a lot of scrolling to get down here.

While I don't know how significant it is in the grand scheme of things, I kind of agree that this Mario Kart game isn't very diverse. I mean never mind about having different races, several characters aren't even different people! Three Marios, three Peaches...

In all seriousness, while I don't really take the criticism seriously, I hope it doesn't attract an overwhelming quantity of bile and hatred, regardless of who's right or wrong. The fact that we're on the internet ain't no excuse.



Linkuini commented on Review: Parking Star 3D (3DS eShop):

There's an Ouya game about parking that's actually kind of fun. It's called "No Brakes Valet". It's a bit like shuffleboard, except with a bunch of cars crashing into each other.



Linkuini commented on Over 140 Pieces Of Fan-Made Nintendo Art Up Fo...:

No bids yet for the Wii Fit Trainer eating a ton of ice cream and donuts? But it's so thought-provoking!

Also, it looks like the Happy Mask Salesman's business expands much wider than I initially thought.

Seriously, these things are awesome. I'm telling my sister about this.