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Old 2012-12-21, 10:26
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Old 2013-01-05, 14:51
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A few years ago, under the guise of protecting the population, Dr. FunFrock herded the planet's habitants into the southern hemisphere. The repression is harsh. Every day brings more and more arrests, and the people slowly begin to lose hope. In an effort to keep their spirits up, the people sometimes evoke an ancient legend along with the name of a goddess, Sendell. The mentioning of the legend or Sendell has since been forbidden by Dr. FunFrock. Meanwhile... a young quetch named Twinsen has been having strange dreams...
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Old 2013-01-05, 15:57
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RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 to create and inspect savegames that I am trying to decipher (I'm keeping a database of my best roller coasters, and to make it easier, I want import them from the savegame automatically. It already works for RCT1 ^_^)
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Old 2013-01-22, 15:28
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Finished Hotel Dusk for NDS. The ending makes no sense at all, it's like enjoying a long good movie until the very end, where nothing gets revelaed. The last window is much better, I'm glad I've played it first.

I'm playing the whole Ace Attorney series, I'm at the third game now.
The first one is pretty cool, the second one is stupid, the third one seems better than the second. The games are cool but there are way too many exagerations, not to mention long and unnecessary/unfunny dialogues...
A series I'm enjoying, but I'd hardly replay.
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Old 2013-01-22, 16:59
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The Layton series are those kind of games for me, they build up something interesting and rational during the whole game and at the end... ALIENS !
Seriously, I was disappointed at first, then from th third I learned that it's better not paying attention to the story and enjoying the riddles.
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Old 2013-01-22, 19:11
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Loved Ace Attorney. But not Apollo Justice, that one was meh at best and screwed up everything that happened in the series for nonsensical reasons (SPOILER: Phoenix losing his whole career and turning into a lazy hobo because a childish psycho attorney couldn't bear losing a poker game? Yeah no thanks.)

Right now I'm playing Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask which I got for my birthday last month, so far I'm liking it a lot more than the Last Spectre. The 3D models used for the characters instead of the good old pictures work a lot better than I expected, so surprisingly I have no complaints about them. Also the game's artwork and animated cutscenes greatly benefit from the 3DS bigger screen resolution.
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Old 2013-01-22, 21:30
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I liked Apollo Justice a bit less than the three previous ones, but it was still good. The next however... Ace Attorney investigation, you think playing as Miles Edgeworth would be cool right ? Well it isn't ! He isn't that cool at all there, he is pompous, not sure of himself, rash etc... And the game has no tribunal scene !? Phoeey !
And you don't attack, you still defend, you try to prove that someone is the culprit, because every time ONE OF YOUR FRIEND GETS ACCUSED !!! A horrible game, no wonder the second one didn't make it outside of Japan.
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Old 2013-01-22, 21:41
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-More spoilers incoming for those who haven't played the whole series-

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Investigations was ok to me, nothing memorable but at least it didn't trash everything that happened before it like Apollo Justice... Seriously, at the end of Trials & Tribulations we finally see Mia leaving Phoenix with both her and Godot declaring that he is finally a full-fledged attorney who can handle his own, and then what? Am I supposed to believe that a couple of months later (seriously) he loses everything he has worked for the past 3 years for such a silly reason? It's just disrespectful to both the character and the player, it makes it look like everything that happened in three games eventually amounted to nothing.


EDIT- I actually forgot spoiler tags existed for some reason

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Old 2013-01-22, 22:22
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Never thought about it that way.
If you use spoilers, why don't you use spoiler tags ?

My sister also had problems identifying with Apollo, saying that after three games, Phoenix isn't somebody else, she is Phoenix ! Strangely, I don't remember having too much problem with it.
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Old 2013-01-22, 22:26
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This is real disapointing. I played the first game (DS version) and loved it, was looking forward to the other (5?) games
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Old 2013-01-22, 22:30
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The three afterwards are fine, but if there's something you disliked in the first, you'll have to learn to live with it.
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Old 2013-01-22, 22:38
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Yeah the original trilogy is great and the other two are still enjoyable (if a bit controversial among fans) at worst you can pretend the series ended with the third game :P
Also I wonder if Ace Attorney 5 for the 3DS will eventually arrive here in europe. And since Phoenix is back as the protagonist, whether or not Apollo Justice's story will be ignored/retconned
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Old 2013-02-06, 13:00
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I finished the original trilogy and I'm playing Investigations. I have to admit the first three are better in terms of storyline, but I still feel the first one is the best, you had to think more to solve your trials. I have to say Investigations is quite cool actually, being able to see your character move in third person has more importance than I thought.

I also started playing The Cave by Tim Schafer and Ron Gilbert. The concept is nice, the humour is there, the funny graphics and Lucas Arts references too. It reminds me a lot of Trine, but it's much better. But it lacks of a deep storyline... actually, it's like there's no storyline at all. Still enjoying it!
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Old 2013-02-06, 13:54
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Theres also the Pheonix Wright / Layton crossover game too.
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AntiChamber - Absolutely must play. Non-euclidean geometry metrovania. Its like Portal, without being like it at all. Its not like anything really. Really brilliant puzzles and a truely brain-twisting environment.
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Old 2013-02-06, 15:17
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Theres also the Pheonix Wright / Layton crossover game too.
I don't have a 3DS...
yet.
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Old 2013-02-06, 15:21
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That much ? I should really try it...
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Old 2013-02-06, 15:22
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I have a 3DS (best hardware Nintendos ever made imho), however.....
...I have yet to buy any 3DS games :P
Still playing over all the (crazy) number of DS games I have yet to play.
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Old 2013-02-06, 15:23
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Why do you think it's the best hardware ? What makes it better than all the others ?
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Old 2013-02-07, 23:34
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All the generic shit.

Max Payne 3 (Pleasantly surprised, was expecting it to be a horrible remake)
Halo 4 (Better than all the others imo, never thought Halo was all that special, this one changed my opinion)
Dishonored (Fun, enjoyed it quite a lot, wouldn't rate it as highly as the critics though)
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Old 2013-02-07, 23:46
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Oooh, a game some of you might know: Little Big Adventure/Relentless Hadn't played it for years. And Rollercoaster Tycoon, which I play at least once a week
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Old 2013-02-08, 00:22
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Rayman 3D

I am least pleased with this than with my previous 3DS games...

Same music and graphics as the PC version, with more particles in the environment and the 3D works extremely well !! All these particles flying into my face... MORE !!
And the music is awesome, the 3DS's speakers do a very fine job !

Now, why I didn't like it that much :
1 - This is a port of the Dreamcast version, which had several exclusive minigames. Guess what ? Not ported !! Why would they do that
2 - There are some flying levels at the end, they added in an automatic stabilizer. There goes the feeling of freedom but true, it is easier to fly like that. But what I don't get is... WHY IS IT BUGGED ?! There is some kind of bonus place, where it is impossible to know if you're upside-down or not... But the game knows, and gladly stabilies you in the nearest wall. Why would they do that
3 - In the game, you need to gather 1000 lums to reconstruct the heart of the world. A vilain eats one, but you can still find it hidden in a cemetery. It is lodged in the eye of a skull, you need to bounce on a trampoline to get it. Guess what, here the trampoline acts as a platform, no bouncing !! You can still get up by being hit by an ennemy in the right angle, you take it, go to change scene aand... the game freezes. You need to press start and quit (which saves the game perfectly btw). And then... nothing, game says 100% complete, buut only 999/999 lums gotten and no bonus Why would they do that ?

LACK OF TESTING PLUS CONTENT CUT OUT !!!! This is the first time I feel scammed after buying a videogame, and it's by nintendo...
If this was a homebrew, it would have been an awesome homebrew/port. But it's not. It's an official release...
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Old 2013-02-08, 00:35
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Why do you think it's the best hardware ? What makes it better than all the others ?
Its mostly subjective, but a few things bias me towards it;

*Probably the biggest leap in processing power (DS producing games looking a bit better then N64, the 3DS actually being more powerfull then the Wii). I guess SNES<>N64 was a bigger change, what with 3D becoming norm, so maybe this is 2nd.

*Lots and lots of built in stuff/freebies. I love the fact that each week they send out random 3D indie short films, for example.

*Finally Nintendo getting internet features right. Its not perfect, but its again a pretty huge leap from what they had. Being able to pause a game, go online, then jump back to the game at the same point was a cool idea.

* 3 cameras / 3D / Gyros / Accelerators...pretty darn packed in terms of sensors and features.
Hell, theres even a completely unused Infer Red port on the system O_o

I am also a sucker for AR :P

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Its by Ubisoft.
They have been pushing buggy games for awhile now.
The "Rayman Rabbits" game on the Wii was released yet completely impossible to get 100% as well. (due to a scoring system which simply didnt add up).
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Jetpack Joyride. If you have little time to play games, it's the perfect choice. It's for android and iOS I think.
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I completely forgot about this one (not having it in my area doesn't help)
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Its by Ubisoft.
True, but nintendo are overprotecting when it comes to games published on their hardware, so I can't help but blame them for not looking into it... True the whole thing is still Ubisoft's work.
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Those make sense.


I completely forgot about this one (not having it in my area doesn't help)
That really sucks
Its a bit stupid too as 90% of the stuff Ive seen has been completely language neutral too. Probably some rights issues, but then, some are from small university teams and such so its hardly going to be like Hollywood negotiations here.
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