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AuthorRe: (Insert Name here) Hero
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12,476. Posted:

@Kim Jong-Il: or Bruce Lee, the only man to fight Chuck Norris and live... but he's kinda dead now, so it would have to be Zombie Bruce Lee. which would be pretty awesome...

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12,477. Posted:

you're not alone, i gave it a shot as well. i was kinda sad when it sucked... meh. :P

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12,478. Posted:

SonicMaster wrote:

"The game" Hero (you can't win!)
Speaking of which, you have all lost the game.

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12,479. Posted:

irken004 wrote:

Chuck Norris Hero

....u'll never win this game

this brings up an interesting thought -- what if you're playing as Walker: Texas Ranger against Chuck Norris? which one would win?

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12,480. Posted:

AlexSays wrote:

Adam wrote:

Ask him if he wants to fight.

I'll back you up dawg.

lol, no way -- you guys'll probably kill 'im, and i need him to take out the garbage later. :P

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12,481. Posted:

Kim+Jong-Il wrote:

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@kim jong
I found the error you were talking about :D

Don't tell him!

i'm seeing two. o_o;;

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12,482. Posted:

King+Elemento wrote:

Become an Hero.

lol, that might come into conflict with Adult Swim's Five Minutes to Kill Yourself game, i'd think

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12,483. Posted:

@Adam: all i said (that started this mess, lol) was that it was weird to see Link holding a shield instead of a weapon in his left hand. i know the whys, i know the hows, and it still strikes me as odd even so because Link, as a many-times-over recycled video game personage, has been left-handed for so many years (has it been decades yet?). i don't know how else to explain myself on this one, so I'm dropping it too. :3

however, my husband (as a left-handed individual reading this thread over my shoulder e_e;;; ) just took umbrage at the 'Link must be right-handed for the majority' bit of your comment. Personally, I could see Nintendo allowing the user to set the option to have Link be left or right-handed in the game at the outset like some DS games allow you to choose right or left-handed orientation, if it's truly all for ease of play...

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12,484. Posted:

i hate to wax metaphorical, but to add to the 'why she might be...'s, i think it's kinda neat that she doesn't seem to have eyelashes or any defined opening-of-eye features. it's kinda like she's blind (as a real sword would be, if you want to get absolutely technical about it) and Link may be helping to guide her to wherever she's going or whatever she's supposed to do (Link gets Master Sword, Link uses Master Sword for whatever purpose).

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12,485. Posted:

@BellGoRiiing: see the 'Iwata stopped by the house yesterday' thread... having fun/trying to be funny is the whole idea. :3

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12,486. Posted:

i think some of our signals have crossed, here, Adam, but allow me to address your points first:

(a) Link holding the shield in his left hand has never been featured in any Nintendo concept art like ever, not even for concept art of Twilight Princess. I understand why that is, and i get what you're saying about it being because the Wii version is being worked for right-handed people from the ground up, but it is still a fact that it was the first thing that stood out to me when i looked at that poster (aside from the chick in the foreground). it was not 'surprising', it just struck me as odd, plain and simple, until i finally was able to put my finger on it and then voice my opinion.

believe me, i've explained the whole 'TP was held back for so long for GC because...' thing more than a few times in posts to the main site and here on the forums. i understand the why, but it still looks odd when held up to every other piece of concept art for LoZ to have come out of Nintendo. :)

(b) as for the flipping, I prefer the original OoT-style layout of Hyrule because i've played that game so damn much over the years (i think i played TP once in comparison... the replay value just wasn't there for me like it was for OoT). It was so weird playing TP for Wii because pretty much everything was still there (updated of course, but for the most part all the major areas from OoT had come back), it was just on the opposite side of the map from where it was supposed to be re: OoT, and to be honest I would really rather they used the OoT-style layout from the GC version of TP for the next game.

as for the crossed signals, you said

weirdadam wrote:

This is a grounds-up Wii title, so it would make no sense for them to design Link as a lefty and at the last minute mirror the entire game.

where I was thinking in terms of OoT being the original general 3-D Zelda game layout to be mirrored... to which I replied

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we don't know that they won't, though. what if they decide they'd rather make things easier on the 'casual' gamer and leave Hyrule flipped for ease of finding everything again after having played through Twilight Princess?
(this is, of course, assuming the game is even set in Hyrule...)

because i do not prefer the TP flipped-from-OoT general layout and would rather them go back to the OoT-style, but i'm (like you when you say 'if they did, they'd be using the Wii version, which is already based on right-handed Link') figuring they won't because they already started off the Wii versions of Zelda with that layout and they'd rather stick to it to keep their more casual gamers happy/unconfused.
Again, this is all assuming it's going to be set in Hyrule again. :3

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12,487. Posted:

sure have -- you already mentioned the cartridges may die, which is an issue for games with save files, and in certain cases (where I had myself owned updated remakes of older games, Super Mario Advance 4: SMB3 and SMAll-Stars for example) it's nice to be able to play it again with all its original graphics and stuff, just like i remember from when I was really little. the Wii save-state thing is a great feature too.

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12,488. Posted:

we don't know that they won't, though. what if they decide they'd rather make things easier on the 'casual' gamer and leave Hyrule flipped for ease of finding everything again after having played through Twilight Princess?

(this is, of course, assuming the game is even set in Hyrule...)

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12,489. Posted:

even if it was as garbled as Altavista's Babelfish can get, that would be a seriously awesome app. i wonder if they'd provide add-on language packs down the line? and i love the camera idea, so long as we have the ability to type as well. i have noticed that, when outside, the DSi does not display as well on the lower brightness settings that I prefer to use in order to conserve battery time, and that could be an issue for capturing words in outdoor places when you wouldn't want to be wasting your battery too much.

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12,490. Posted:

weirdadam wrote:

Also, Black Dragon, he's probably holding the shield in his left hand for the same reason Link was made to be right-handed in the Wii version of Twilight Princess: Most players are right-handed, so this better suits motion control.

there's never been any concept art or anything (aside from screenshots of the Wii version) that reflected that change, though. that poster is a first for Nintendo in that respect, and it looked odd to me as well.

either way, i certainly hope they don't run out of time on this one and flip the entire land of Hyrule again. It was weird to come out of OoT and then suddenly the entire layout of the place was (mostly) the same, only backwards. D:

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12,491. Posted:

that is indeed classy. i wonder why it took them so long to put it out in black or other colors, though.

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12,492. Posted:

weirdadam wrote:

I don't understand why people want new hardware. As long as new software is coming, I don't want to pay extra money for a new machine.

this. we've already got the hardware, now let's see them putting out some awesome software for it.

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12,493. Posted:

SSBFan1999 wrote:

We should go to other forums that we regularly visit and invite the unappreatice Nintendo fans to this forum.

what?! deliberately inviting people who are just going to crap all over the forums here??? we're not out to change people's minds or to do anything revolutionary by posting here (or at least I'm not, anyway); we just want to talk about games we like and stuff in a place where every other comment isn't 'down with Micro$oft!!!1' or similar.

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12,494. Posted:

it's weird he's holding his shield with his left hand, though. perhaps that's what's odd?

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12,495. Posted:

np, lol

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12,496. Posted:

not so much... i figure once i've got it in my hands, the ideas will start to flow. :3

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12,497. Posted:

thewiirocks wrote:

I just got a used copy of Ace Attorney on Friday

the good thing about the AA games now is that you can find them used for pretty cheap. have fun with the fifth case... dusting for prints and spraying luminol is surprisingly fun. :)

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12,498. Posted:

naah, Iwata was embarrassed to show off the Vitality Sensor because we double-dog-dared him backstage to put it on his middle finger and flip off the audience with it, but he chickened out.

he now owes us all a drink. make sure you call him on it next time you see 'im. :P

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12,499. Posted:

IndianDan wrote:

On another site, they said it's not going to be a download version. it's going to be a Retail version for $30. I hope both of them are either dsiware or retail.

they said nothing about it either way at the conference. all they said was that Moving Memo is now Flipnote Studio in America and would be released this summer.

i did find this, where they say they spoke with a Nintendo Rep who said it would be a full retail release (note that the Rep did not outright say 30bux, but the blogger said they would not be so willing to plunk down thirty dollars for it if that came to be the case), but after some of the other things Nintendo Reps have said about/since the DSi's release (the VC DSi kerfluffle and the one that tried to say GBA games would not display properly on the DSi due to the larger screens come to mind), it's pretty clear that they're either (a) clueless or (b) mistaken, and therefore not to be trusted at face value.

edit: i take back what i said before about us knowing or not knowing whether we were getting v1 or v2 -- comparing the old Japanese trailer on YouTube to the new screenshots on Nintendo's E3 site, it looks like what we're getting is the same menu-and-feature-wise (as shown by the extra buttons) as MMv2. i figured that's what they must've been waiting for. :D

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12,500. Posted:

@Edwin: if it happens for us the way it's happened over past years in Japan, people with Platinum status will be able to choose between the Platinum gift(s) and the Gold gift if they so desire, while people with Gold status are only eligible for the Gold gift.

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