The Video Game Thread - anything and everything...

Discussion in 'Entertainment and Movie Talk' started by KrangPrime, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. KrangPrime

    KrangPrime Master Member

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    I don't think we have a free for all thread for video games. if so, please delete.

    one of the things i've been wondering lately is if I should bother upgrading to xbox one for battle front.

    the 360 still serves my needs, as I mostly use it to download games. i'd only be getting it for battle front.

    the other thing that worries me was earlier reports that supposed it 'spies' on you through the kinect camera.
    not sure if that was either true or resolved...but something that stopped an upgrade purchase early on.
     
  2. Lord Boron

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    Personally I like to wait for the for first hardware upgrade, and price drop. By then, any bugs are worked out, and the processors tend to run cooler. I stil have my first gen. PS3 and Xbox 360 and they both sound like 747s. I'm in no rush to play the latest and greatest. I'm living a happy life of cheap games and by the time I upgrade, I'll be able to score some cheap games for that. Of course I'm also still playing games on my Atari 2600 also...
     
  3. harrisonp

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    I think the XB1 is just now starting to pick up steam, at least for me. When we got it I basically went from a couple hours a day on my 360 to zero on the XB1.It feels like without backwards compatibility that my favorite games are trapped on the old hardware and I find myself having to use the 360 anyway. Idk I guess my opinion is that this whole generation feels needless and greedy, and that if I was a tiny bit more computer literate I would have done a PC build instead. I hate that 360 controllers and peripherals don't work on it as well. The release of games like Fallout 4 is reassuring, but I can't imagine having purchased XB1 at launch.
     
  4. Jeyl

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    I'm a Nintendo loyalist. Only got a PS3 because it was a kickbutt BluRay player and there were about six games I got for the system that were pretty cool. Would never under any circumstances support the XboX. Microsoft may have a player base, but mother of mercy do they make some embarrassing decisions. The Kinect was an interesting idea that failed to live up to it's potential, the 'original' XboX One DRM was downright insulting ("Don't like it? Buy a 360") and their handling of company owned IPs just doesn't seem creator friendly at all. They buy out popular gaming studios along with their IPs rather than create their own. Their biggest IP is Halo, a game that was originally announced for the Macintosh and introduced by none other than the late Steve Jobs himself.

    Also? Splatoon. Some of the best and most fun I've had in an online game in a long time.
     
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  5. dascoyne

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    I have an Xbox360 with a RROD sitting in a box. Should I fix it and sell it or just junk the whole machine?
     
  6. Paul Andrew

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    If you can fix it yourself, I'd say do that. If not, the cost of repair may outweigh any benefit of selling it. Also, probably ought to look into recycling it rather than landfilling it in that instance.
     
  7. Paul Andrew

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    I built a PC for my living room recently, having never done much computer stuff beyond swapping memory or hard drives. It's actually stupid easy, provided you can take your time and follow written instructions well. I had a minor snafu where I had connected the power pins wrong and thought I'd biffed it big time, but a very short jaunt through the motherboard manual showed me where I screwed up. Now I have a starter PC that'll pump 1080p to my tv without breaking a sweat.
    That having been said, I still do most of my gaming on console, just for convenience sake. I'm sure during the leadup to the XB1 I probably came off as a bit of a Microsoft apologist, but I'm a big gamer who's owned most major consoles at one point or another, excepting the PS4. I really dig my XB1 and with backwards compatibility on the horizon for lots of popular 360 games I think it's getting to be a better deal all the time. Which isn't to say that I hate Sony or think the PS4 isn't good. For me personally it came down to a very simple toss up. I'm more invested in Halo than Uncharted. With Final Fantasy having gone multi-console I am finally in a place where I don't feel like I have to own every system to play all the games I want, I can get my holy trinity (Mario, Zelda, Metroid) fix with Nintendo and play * near anything else between my Xbox and new PC. Also, video games is why I don't have money for props anymore.
     
  8. Monkey67

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    I wouldn't upgrade to a new system just for battlefront. You gotta kept in mind that it's being made by EA. which is a total * company for multiple reasons. Plus the game will be full of little kids telling you how much ewok wang your momma sucks. The game will be buggy and overloaded for about the 1st month. When the hype dies down a bit it will be better. If you really want to upgrade, I would wait for Black Friday / Xmas deals or great trade in rates. I hate the x boxes for lots of reasons that I'm not going into about. If you enjoy that system it's cool. It takes more than 1 game to make me go out and spend some loot for a new system.

    I might pick the game up, but not sure yet. With Dark Souls 3 coming out Maybe in Feb. I might just pass on battlefront all together.
     
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  9. KrangPrime

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    the only reason I'd get the One, is if my PC couldn't handle it. but yeah, good point, I forgot it's being made by EA.

    Personally, I'm a Nintendo person myself. I never bothered with the playstation. And I waited a LOOONG time to get the XBox...mostly when I heard Turtles and Simpsons arcade was coming out, that was my cue to buy it.

    speaking of which...does anyone know who owns the classic turtles game library now? I want one collection with all games. starting with the first two un altered Arcade games. then the NES, Gameboy and SNES/Genesis ones. is that so much to ask for?

    Also, the holy grail is a re release of Star Wars Atari Arcade. I'm surprised disney hasn't done that already.
     
  10. Michael Bergeron

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    I have just about every system from the Atari 2600 up to the XB1 with very few omissions (and I'm always looking to add retro games to my collection so PM me if you've got something!). I have to say without the slightest hesitation that my favourite console of this generation is the Wii U. SO UNDERRATED! Great games that allow and encourage local multiplayer (I don't play online. Remember when multiplayer was a social experience? That's my jam).

    I have an XB1 for the multiplats. I like it a lot. My kids play games on the 360 still but all my modern gaming has moved to the Wii U and XB1. My PS3 has been played maybe 40 hours in it's entire life span (most of that was Metal Gear Solid 4). Personally, I'm really not a fan of the Sony controllers. They were innovative back in 1998 but compared to the layout of the Xbox controllers or even the Wii U Pro controller it's really dated in my personal opinion.

    BUT let's not make this another XB vs PS fight. I hate those. Just because I prefer one doesn't make the other bad and vice versa!

    My favourite system of all time would probably have to be the SNES. It's got everything!
     
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  11. The Terminator

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    One of many issues why I went from Xbox and Xbox 360 to Playstation 4 as my first Sony console

    so do I, my #9 in the order, I'm on my tenth 360 console since Dec 2005. Better to buy an "Elite" 360.

    Same here, bought a used Xbox in 2004 and the 360 at launch. Skipped Nintendo after the Gamecube since sooo many games I wanted to try never made it to Nintendos console :(
     
  12. Axlotl

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    My only console is an XBox 360.
    It's my second one, actually - the first one had a crap CD player and I was constantly having to take the thing apart to fix it.
    Eventually I just got so fed up with the POS I grabbed the CD tray and ripped it right out. Felt good. Then I had to buy another XBox.

    My new XBox 360 is a much better machine - faster, quieter, and this CD player plays double-layer DVDs (the previous one didn't).
    But, of course, it's always a trade off with Microsoft, and this one refuses to acknowledge my wired controllers.
    So now I have to go buy wireless controllers and chargers.
    (I bought a used wireless controller at GameStop last week, and when I got it home the left trigger didn't work. Typical).

    The only reason I bought an XBox 360 is because that was what I was familiar with.
    A roommate had one, and that's what I learned on.
    I wish I'd done some comparison shopping, because I would have bought a PS3 instead.
    Then I would have a BlueRay player and wouldn't have to pay for the privilege of using my own internet that I'm already paying for!

    I bought my first 360 for a single game: Borderlands.
    I've bought other games, but for the most part they're all "one-and-done", and games are way too expensive to play once and shelve,
    so I rarely buy new games anymore. In fact, I'll probably trade most of them this weekend when I take a bunch of crap to GameStop.
    Including Borderlands 2 - I hate that game.
     
  13. KrangPrime

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    for me, the cube started my slow decline of video game love. I felt Mario 64 was a HUGE step backwards after World. I HATE having to replay the same world, just slightly altered. that's not replay value. that's lazy design work. sadly that trend continues with the galaxy games. finally beat galaxy 2 after five years.....I picked it up once, stopped. picked it up twice, stopped after sandy. finally got back to it. it was fun the first time around. it was still fun with the first round of prankster comets. by the time I got to the green star comets, I wanted to throw the game out the window I was so tired of the same old levels.

    I also HATE free roaming games. 95% of the time I have no idea where I'm supposed to go, and by the time I figure it out, I'm so bored or frustrated I quit the game. The new Zelda games are impossible to play without a guide and that sucks the fun out of it. The only Zelda game I can replay is the first one and get any sort of enjoyment out of it. all the others are one and dones. I STILL haven't gotten around to beating skyward sword yet. I just found the * cat and stopped the game cold. 20 minutes to find and rescue a cat.
    I put the game in again just last night now that Galaxy 2 is taken care of, and the last time I played it was last march. What works for the japanese audience doesn't always work for the american one.. it feels like a big waste of time with all these long pointless side quests..some you have to do in order to advance.
     
  14. Inquisitor Peregrinus

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    I've always waited for revised versions and general bug-fixes. On the downside, that's meant I've often missed out on initial launch fever, when it's easy to find folks to play something with, and I don't know what everyone's talking about. But it's also meant I get games after there are patches, I don't invest in multiplayers that go nowhere (like just about anything but WOW), and that I've never gone through multiple copies of a given console. I'm still on my first (second-gen) PS2, and it works great. Ditto my xBox and Sega Genesis. I've put the most hours on my Star Wars 360 Elite (the Star Wars Kinect game is actually really fun, even if I don't have the space to actually use it right now), between gaming and Netflix, and it's still purring along just fine. All the mess surrounding the evolution of the PS3 has seen me so far not get one, but I will at some point. Backward-compatibility is important, and I like the Little Big Planet games. I like the black Wii Elite, as it goes with the rest of my consoles (barring the R2-D2-decoed 360), but have zero interest in the Wii-U. I'm probably going to get a DS or 3DS to see how multi-screen gaming works for me, but in concept I'm not too keen on it.

    I like being multiconsole, as enough games have different content depending on the console. Onimusha and The Force Unleashed spring instantly to mind.

    ETA:
    I don't think it's Japanese vs. American. Free-roaming can be handled well or badly. I love how Bethesda handle it for Elder Scrolls and Fallout. In Skyrim, for instance, I'm pretty high-level, I've maxed smithing, alchemy, and enchanting, I've made some badass Legendary Daedric armor and the best weapons, all double-enchanted for max effect... and now I'm ready to get back to the main story. *chuckle* I've scouted nearly everywhere on the map, I've completed one of the two DLC side stories, I've bought all the purchasable houses in the various cities, and all three properties outside of them, all built and decorated to the rafters. I've married and have two kids, and I still haven't met Parthornax yet -- which, for those that haven't played, is about five percent of the way into the main quest. I love the side quests and getting to know the territory. I've never felt lost, and I've never had to do something to not stay stuck at a particular place in character progression. My only negative experience with it is one side quest that glitched right at the end, so I can never complete it.

    --Jonah
     
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  15. KrangPrime

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    To me, that's too much real life stuff. I don't care about getting married in a video game, I want to bust some heads! ;o). In the time I spent trying to rescue that cat, or now going after my loftwing, I could have gotten three 3D scenes finished and rendered ;o).

    heh, I was watching Big Bang THeory repeats the other night, and there was an episode where Penny started to get addicted in these world encompassing games. she finally realized she needed help when she made a virtual date to go to a virtual bar ;o). that about sums up my thoughts on these free roaming games ;o)
     
  16. Dessa

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    You can trade it in to GameStop as-is, actually. They'll take off a chunk of the worth for it needing the repair, but it's probably still a decent amount. When I did it, it was during a bonus trade-in, and I ended up with enough money between that and the other trade-in credit I had, that I only had to pay about $20 for a replacement system and 3-year warranty.
     
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  17. Wes R

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    I need to figure if my 360 freezes up connecting to the net due to a bad cable or the HD being bad. I need to get another one but the elites are worth more now than to start with and even the middle of the road 360s are expensive still.
     
  18. Paul Andrew

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    Now that a 360 has access to up to 2tb of external storage you can get a new cheap 4gb model and use an external drive, FWIW.
     
  19. J EM

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    I don't really play video games anymore. It kinda saddens me. Anyway, the only games I enjoy now are Red Dead Redemption and Zelda:Ocarina of Time. They're the only ones that I can manage to play without hesitation. Zelda:OoT is the videogame that I've played most. Kinda grew out of playing video games but that one has been with me since release date, twice more on promotional Gamecube releases, on the Wii virtual console, and 3DS. Red Dead Redemption is an amazing game. I couldn't believe it. It was recommended to me by a guy at work who was supposedly the #1 player in the world online for that particular game. Bought the game of the year edition in 2012 for $30. Didn't like it at first because of my hesitation with gaming. Requires me to really put in effort to play. Gave it a shot about 6 months later and it is Rockstar's best game, in my opinion. Story is good so single player has loads of replay value for me, and online multiplayer was just so much fun.

    When I tried Skyrim, another one highly recommended to me, I got headaches. lol. Haven't gotten past the part where you select which class your character is or something. I'm waiting for another Red Dead game to consider buying a PS4. While I'd really like to try Super Mario Maker, I know I won't in the end.


    My first gen PS3 got a "ylod" (PS3 equivalent of rrod) after 8 and a half years. I fixed mine since it is still useful for me. Anyway, in case you want to fix it, I suggest buying the RROD/YLOD repair kit from IFixIt. Has the tools required and everything else. You'll end up paying a few bucks less buying the kit than if you were to buy each thing individually. The kit has quality thermal pads and paste for the overall price and quality pads&paste are important. They're surprisingly expensive if you were to buy them separately.

    Anyway, I assume the process for Xbox is the same as PS3. You have to open the console and remove everything that is removable from the motherboard. It can be time consuming but it is best to take all the time you need to ensure you'll do it right. Then you have to remove the old thermal pads and clean everything. And then heat the entire thing up with a heat gun, mainly the CPU&GPU and soldering underneath. After a few times of heating it up and letting it cool, you apply new paste and pads and put it all back together. Easy process. I fixed my PS3 on the first try and runs quiet now for about 2 hours before the fan really kicks in. And it took me around 2.5hrs fixing it. If you want to have it fixed, I'd recommended you do it yourself because the people who offer repair services charge $80+. Last I remember, the kit was $30.
     
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  20. jarroth

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    yep. me, my daughter of 20 and my son of 10 play on the 2600 alot of games. and if not we might hook up pong :p

    dont have a modern day console at all. we all play WoW, or the old "consoles"
     
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  21. Solo4114

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    I'm in a somewhat similar position, Neil.

    I have a 360 that I basically don't game on anymore. I still have a few games for it that I think I "ought" to play through (e.g., the Assassins Creed Ezio trilogy -- finished AC2, started AC: Brotherhood, and have AC: Revelations). Mostly I use the 360 as my Netflix/Amazon Prime Video streaming machine, and that's because the 360 is more responsive than my TV or Blu Ray player, both of which can do the same thing.

    When I first got it, the 360 served as the thing that kept me from needing to upgrade my PC. I basically transitioned my gaming from a 2001-era PC to the 360, and it lasted me a good long while. I upgraded my PC in 2010 to something that was not bleeding edge, but high-end current generation. I haven't looked at upgrading either since then. After my PC upgrade, I basically went back to playing games on the PC. If a game is multiplatform, I almost always buy it on PC (albeit, at a discount like during a Steam sale).

    My 360 runs fine currently. My PC runs fine, too. But I'm also starting to see that newer games...don't run wonderfully on my PC anymore, and they aren't coming out for 360. For example, I picked up Watch_Dogs in a Steam sale for dirt cheap. Now, it's a poorly optimized port for the PC, but still, I have to seriously drop settings to get it to run comfortably. I like it, of course, but it's not as pretty as it "should" be. I can't max the settings, basically. Had I not been able to find it on deep discount, I wouldn't have been able to justify buying Mad Max (which I just installed but haven't played). My system didn't meet the minimum specs. I won't be able to run Fallout 4, and I haven't bothered with The Witcher 3. Battlefront is right out, too, I have no doubt.

    So, basically, I'm finding that it's upgrade time. Personally, I lean towards upgrading the PC, but an XB1 is significantly cheaper than a new PC (even without a new monitor)! So, I'm vacillating. I resolved, however, not to buy anything until Christmas or after New Years when the end-of-fiscal-year sales will go into overdrive. I'm also not upgrading a PC until at least that time, because whatever I get will likely come with Win10, and I want to see the bugs shake out on that platform, too.

    I think, honestly, at this point you're better waiting. I definitely wouldn't buy a system JUST for one game. Battlefront will be fun, but it won't be revolutionary. And it may well suck. Give it a few months after it comes out to see what people think after the shine is off and DICE has let some bug drag on for, like, 4 months with the forums complaining about it. Wait and see how unbalanced the [blahblahblah] class/weapon/whatever is, or how XYZ map sucks for defenders or whatever.
     
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  22. PoopaPapaPalps

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    I still have my 360 and it still gets some love from time to time, but as far as consoles go, I'm done with them. At this point, I'm better off saving money for a semi-future proof PC rig that'll do all the things that consoles are incorporating into them. Considering games are more and more cross-platform, it doesn't make sense for me to dish money on a machine that can do only a fraction of what my PC has been able to do since, well, forever. I'd rather get a beefier PC that can do anything and everything I need it to do than a machine at near equal cost and can only do a few select things.

    Also, considering games (and media, in general) is moving to a mostly, if not, completely digital medium; buying your catalog again isn't as costly as getting physical copies for one machine of one generation which can't be played anymore when the next generation of consoles come out, again. It doesn't make sense for me to keep buying consoles, especially at this point in time. Still, I understand the appeal of physically owning something but, all things considered, that has made me very discerning on what to take and keep in a collection or just download digitally.
     
  23. Nth

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    Started off on the Intellivision and have gone up through many of the systems over the years. Now I'm mainly PS3/PS4/PC and a little bit of Wii U.
     
  24. Wes R

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    Stopped at gamestop to see about doing a return once i get a game i couldn't cancel in time on their site. It was Mario Maker day and everyone was there getting it from their preorders and raiding the handful of new amibos they got in. They hardly got in, it's like nintendo can't make enough. Everyone was after the 8bit mario one, if i'd known about him i'd have preordered him.
     
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    what exactly do Amibo's do? I still don't quite get it. to me it just seems like a fancy toy you might use once and then forget about it.
     
  26. Michael Bergeron

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    Kind of. Different Amiibos do different things in different games. In the case of Mario Maker you can play as different characters in the original Mario mode. The 8-Bit Mario lets you play as big mario and smash blocks as well as put moustaches on enemies.

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  27. Monkey67

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    It's the new way of doing DLC. But you get a toy piece to play with or have a mini statue.
     
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  28. Wes R

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    That 8 bit mario was flying out the door today when I was at gamestop and the store had just opened. Honestly I like the amibos but they're too pricey for what they are. It's still not as overpriced as those Lego dimensions ones though.
     
  29. Lord Boron

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    The words Lego and Overpriced are synonomyous.
     
  30. Wes R

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    Which is a shame as I remember them back in the 80s and 90s as fairly affordable, i remember those 3.00 little kits where you got a vehicle and a figure.
     
  31. KrangPrime

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    I thought that was what their street pass system was kind of for?

    in other news, went to try and find a hard copy of mario maker. toys r us was nothing. K-Mart stopped selling video games altogether.
     
  32. Michael Bergeron

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    Very different things. Never did the street pass thing. In all honesty I barely do the Amiibos.


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  33. Michael Bergeron

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    That was before the dark times, before the licensing.

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  34. astroboy

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    If this is an open thread then I'd like to point out how much I loved bubble bobble when I was 8.

    And Mario 2 was my favorite in the series.

    And strider for the nes was awesome.

    And I love beyond good and evil

    And twilight princess is my favorite zelda
     
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  35. harrisonp

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    I'm a huge fan of TP, it's probably second to MM for me, the few things that put me off of it occasionally are the rupee bug, and how linear the early story progression is. I wish there had been some flexibility with the sequence, but I LOVE the world and art they built for it, and the Arbiter's Grounds is one of my favorite dungeons ever. I so wanted Skyward Sword to be the next step from TP but I was pretty let down by it. There was so much potential with seeing a dark Hyrule brimming with monsters before the settlement by the Hylians, but then it had this small and closed overworld, and I really disliked the hub/sky mechanic.

    I'm cautiously optimistic about Zelda Wii U, but I was gutted when the date got pushed back into next year.
     
  36. KrangPrime

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    I still kind of like Wind Waker for it's cool cell style. but I think Majora's Mask was the more rewarding one.

    I still havn't gotten around to metroid prime trilogy. but it looks like one of those wander around forever games like the original was. Imanaged to beat the original and the gameboy game and super metroid..but after that..not so much.
     
  37. astroboy

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    Windwaker was a pretty big game for me. I had just broken up with a girl who was too "cool" for things like that.

    So I immediately bought a GameCube.

    I hadn't played a game in like 12 years and Windwaker rocked my world. I didn't even know that open world existed

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  38. astroboy

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    Out of curiosity, does Nintendo have any plans for a next Gen portable system?

    I've been out of gaming for a long time now and I'm thinking of getting a 3ds. As much as I love ocarina, I'd rather play twilight princess or windwaker.

    And I doubt the current 3ds could handle those ports

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  39. Nth

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    Although nothing has been announced I would say definitely; they do have plans, considering they are making all their money on the portable systems.
     
  40. Monkey67

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    Heard Nintendo is looking at doing Apps these days and doing business with other systems.
     
  41. KrangPrime

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    the NX is the code name for the new console. I kind of hope they keep it and give it a saucer shape ;o)
     
  42. Seabass

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    I've always loved PC gaming, but at 10 years old it was really not holding up to the task, had been on 360 and wii for a bit. Until last year, finally built up a really good rig and wow. stuff has changed a lot. Steam is a complete game changer and the best thing to ever happen to PC games. Kerbal Space Program has stolen my soul haha. Also next year is going to be really interesting with all the VR headsets coming out. I've been drooling at the Oculus Rift for a while now, specifically built this pc to be able to run it the moment it comes out
     
  43. Michael Bergeron

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    Entirely false. It would kill them instantly, the only thing keeping them afloat is their IP exclusivity. They ARE working with one company to make some smartphone apps, but you'll never see a full Mario game on your iphone. They'll use them to either promote their AAA titles or to work in tandem with them for extra things.
     
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  44. KrangPrime

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    so, what's your reviews on mario maker? the unlocking system sounds stupid. it's not a game, it's a creation system like mario paint.
     
  45. Michael Bergeron

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    LOVE Mario Maker, as do my kids. They keep making levels to see if I can beat them. ;)

    Unlocking system doesn't bother me and makes sense to a point. They want you to get used to the new stuff and encourage you to build in several different styles. It's easy enough to bypass though. Create for 5 minutes, then advance your Wii U's clock to the next day. Rinse and repeat until done.

    The game is great and there is definitely no shortage of awesome courses out there to try!
     
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    KrangPrime Master Member

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    ifnintendo where smart, they'd do a contest that would use the best levels created and release them in an official mario game
     
  47. Michael Bergeron

    Michael Bergeron Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I have no doubt that at the very least they'll take some inspiration from some of the levels created! Already a great community of builders. :)

    It wouldn't surprise me if they had some contests or other plans for Mario Maker. Loads of potential for additional DLC as well (the good kind).
     
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    Oddly enough I got my first 2 amiibos today at walmart, that area was hit hard. They're a hit with the gamers and collectors. I'm not letting it get out of hand like my Transformers collection did though, i'm only going to get specific ones lol.
     
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    and then there was this. the most 'I couldn't give a flying flip' performance since Groot in Bay Turtles . that running attempt.. my god..
     
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  50. Wes R

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    I ended up ordering Amiibos of that 8 bit mario online, it's cheaper and easier to get the damned things from Japan than a US seller. A mario that walmart had like a dozen of is 25.00 on amazon which confuses me lol. My destiny game showed up late today so now i have to go out first thing in the morning to return it, gamestop's still not returned my emails from a week ago.
     

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