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by Paul Campbell
May 2nd, 2017, 3:19 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Is there a safe haven left from the ultra-consumerist industry this year?
Replies: 9
Views: 1171

Re: Is there a safe haven left from the ultra-consumerist industry this year?

Get a Wii, hack it with the Homebrew channel, put roms of all your favorite games on there with their emulators, and enjoy everything up to and including the vast and under-appreciated Wii library. I can't imagine myself ever needing more than this.
by Paul Campbell
April 29th, 2017, 12:03 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Best Buy ticket system?
Replies: 11
Views: 1107

Re: Best Buy ticket system?

People keep talking like Nintendo is almost "accidentally" ending production of the NES Classic, and that seems like a weird assumption to me. If the thing is still selling well, and they are ENDING production, it's obvious to me that their intentions are different than people assume. I th...
by Paul Campbell
April 23rd, 2017, 3:28 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Nintendo SNES Mini Classic
Replies: 16
Views: 1675

Re: Nintendo SNES Mini Classic

I'd actually be very surprised if the did this anytime soon now that the Switch is out. I think the NES classic was an advertisement for Nintendo to pave the way for the Switch, and I think they discontinued it to keep the focus on the Switch. I can't seen them doing this right now with the Switch s...
by Paul Campbell
April 15th, 2017, 10:45 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Got a Nintendo Switch!
Replies: 40
Views: 3886

Re: Got a Nintendo Switch!

I'm absolutely a proponent of physical media, but lately I've been getting burned on all of the soulless, big budget physical media games and living it up on downloadable gold. In the same day I bought RE6 and a downloadable bundle of Limbo and Inside. I couldn't stay interested in RE6 for more than...
by Paul Campbell
April 12th, 2017, 1:34 am
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: Resident Evil 7 (PS4)
Replies: 10
Views: 2057

Re: Resident Evil 7 (PS4)

You'll have to fill me in on what P. T. is. Paper toilet?
by Paul Campbell
April 12th, 2017, 1:25 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Super Mario Galaxy or Super Mario Galaxy 2?
Replies: 7
Views: 1269

Re: Super Mario Galaxy or Super Mario Galaxy 2?

The only thing I hated about either of them was the stupid Mario-Head-Spaceship-Planet thing in the second game. I don't know why, but I HATED that. Hated it. It was just beyond weird and arbitrary. As a result, first game gets my vote. :) It's funny, I actually remember you talking about hating th...
by Paul Campbell
March 3rd, 2017, 10:26 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Introducing the Nintendo Switch
Replies: 128
Views: 11004

Re: Introducing the Nintendo Switch

It still boggles my mind that they didn't have a dozen games ready for launch, considering how much free time they have had with their lack of Wii U development. There is absolutely no excuse for having such a tiny launch lineup. Can anyone tell me how many games the Xbone and PS4 had available at l...
by Paul Campbell
February 27th, 2017, 12:39 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2017/2/21: NES: P.O.W., Astyanax
Replies: 16
Views: 2364

Re: 2017/2/21: NES: P.O.W., Astyanax

If those are 16 bit graphics, Batman:Return of the Joker is PSX level graphics. Far superior.
by Paul Campbell
February 23rd, 2017, 1:29 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2017/2/21: NES: P.O.W., Astyanax
Replies: 16
Views: 2364

Re: 2017/2/21: NES: P.O.W., Astyanax

This is an interesting set of reviews that you have paired up for me. I have very specific love/hate relationships with both of these games, and in both cases a significant part of the "love" side comes from where and when I played them as a kid. In both situations they were the only game ...
by Paul Campbell
February 19th, 2017, 11:23 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: We may have been a little harsh on Nintendo regarding the Switch's battery life...
Replies: 2
Views: 632

We may have been a little harsh on Nintendo regarding the Switch's battery life...

I'm no electrical engineer, but these recently leaked photos of an open Switch console and the comments from people alot smarter than me seem to suggest that Nintendo did an amazing job packing as big a battery as possible in that thing. I've read similar sentiments on multiple forums this morning. ...

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