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by BanjoPickles
September 18th, 2016, 2:31 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Nintendo NX Update
Replies: 33
Views: 4151

Re: Nintendo NX Update

Nintendo would be stupid to launch the NX in March. They've done such a lousy job of hyping it, and they're giving people no time to decide on whether or not the system is worth their time/investment. I also think it's ridiculous that they didn't use E3 or TGS to show it off. The Directs are okay bu...
by BanjoPickles
August 24th, 2016, 11:54 am
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Am I the only one who thinks that the Neo/Scorpio is a terrible idea?
Replies: 9
Views: 1372

Re: Am I the only one who thinks that the Neo/Scorpio is a terrible idea?

To me, it seems suspiciously like what the 32X was supposed to be, before Sega beefed it up. Originally, it was supposed to be a souped up Sega Genesis with a wider color palette. The upper brass thought that was a horrible idea, as you were offering the same exact games and little else. It's alread...
by BanjoPickles
August 23rd, 2016, 12:51 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Am I the only one who thinks that the Neo/Scorpio is a terrible idea?
Replies: 9
Views: 1372

Am I the only one who thinks that the Neo/Scorpio is a terrible idea?

It just seems to me that Sony and MS are pulling a Sega and competing with themselves by flooding the market with unnecessary hardware. Who is the Neo/Scorpio designed for? The people who already bought the XBO/PS4? Those who want the latest tech, most of whom would likely opt for a top-of-the-line ...
by BanjoPickles
July 15th, 2016, 1:45 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Miniature NES with 30 built-in games
Replies: 68
Views: 8119

Re: Miniature NES with 30 built-in games

It's definitely cool, but after reading up on it, I'll definitely pass. The selection is good, though there are few games on the list that I don't already own on VC (for Wii, Wii U, or 3DS). They have announced that there will be no VC (that doesn't surprise me), nor will there be any slot for futur...
by BanjoPickles
July 10th, 2016, 4:14 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: I think that I figured out what the main "innovation" of the NX will be!
Replies: 2
Views: 423

I think that I figured out what the main "innovation" of the NX will be!

And I sincerely hope that I'm wrong. Why would Nintendo jump into the mobile space, which is basically them competing with themselves, unless they were testing the waters for something bigger? The successful launch of Pokemon Go, which I haven't played, made me think about that bigger picture; the r...
by BanjoPickles
June 6th, 2016, 4:48 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Question for anybody with a JXD S7800b
Replies: 0
Views: 1096

Question for anybody with a JXD S7800b

Does anybody who frequents this site have this? I read a lot of very favourable reviews, so I just bought one off of ebay. It looks like a pretty classy gaming tablet, and I'm looking at having my classic gaming collection without all of the clutter. I'm just looking for any personal experiences tha...
by BanjoPickles
May 31st, 2016, 12:06 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Atari Flashbacks on the PS4/Xbox One
Replies: 5
Views: 1293

Re: Atari Flashbacks on the PS4/Xbox One

This looks awesome, and I will get it if it is true....but something bugs me about it. For a system as powerful as the PS4, why not produce the most comprehensive anthology of your work that you can? You could literally create a History of Atari series! Great, now I'm dreaming, but I could see it lo...
by BanjoPickles
May 28th, 2016, 11:00 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Do Reviewers need to be Good at the game?
Replies: 6
Views: 576

Re: Do Reviewers need to be Good at the game?

I don't think you need to be an expert, because chances are you are writing for a general audience. However, the reviewer should at least be proficient at the game. How else could they dig deep enough into the game to write a proper review? Says the guy who got to the bridge in Bloodborne and gave ...
by BanjoPickles
May 23rd, 2016, 11:13 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Genesis games selling well on Steam
Replies: 2
Views: 566

Re: Genesis games selling well on Steam

Awesome! Now, they need to start building themselves as more than the company that created the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and nothing else! Don't get me wrong, the Genesis is a great console, but I've never seen a company neglect so much of their legacy quite like Sega (I've ranted about this in the pa...
by BanjoPickles
May 18th, 2016, 10:37 am
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Nathan Drake and the Bad Review
Replies: 23
Views: 2469

Re: Nathan Drake and the Bad Review

To be honest, I think the notion of professional reviews is basically worthless because, in my opinion, they miss the point of what reviews should be about. I'm a huge Roger Ebert fan, but he had a major hatred of slasher flicks (one of my favorite genres), and he would mercilessly tear each one apa...

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