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  • chopsen 26 Jun 2013 11:42:14 16,290 posts
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    See you think of geography, and I think of ladies in underwear.
  • Mola_Ram 26 Jun 2013 11:43:10 8,341 posts
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    Perhaps we should also not feed the idiocy.
  • Load_2.0 26 Jun 2013 11:43:31 19,684 posts
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    Mmmmm Limestone.

    Great place for a resort.
  • Mola_Ram 26 Jun 2013 11:46:24 8,341 posts
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    Clunge
  • nickthegun 26 Jun 2013 11:47:24 61,349 posts
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    Rhymes with quiche unless you watch too much American tv.

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  • opalw00t 26 Jun 2013 11:49:49 11,309 posts
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    Aren't Skware Enix releasing something?

    Edit: Learn to refresh page before replying, genius

    Edited by w00t at 11:50:49 26-06-2013

    not a force for good

  • Bremenacht 26 Jun 2013 11:50:39 19,684 posts
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    mazty wrote:
    MrTomFTW wrote:
    mazty wrote:
    Wait, I'm going to just basque in the glory of my pay cheque.
    You're not helping yourself here. BASK. It's BASK in the glory. Basque is an area of France and Spain.
    I meant basque because that's where my uber bucks are taking me later this year to a 5* retreat in the mountains.

    ...I rely way to much on spell check...
    You rely too much on your paper round too.
  • Bremenacht 26 Jun 2013 12:02:11 19,684 posts
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    roz123 wrote:
    LeoliansBro wrote:
    roz123 wrote:
    There is a Japanese Nintendo direct dedicated to Pikmin 3 starting in 50 mins
    http://www.ustream.tv/channel/pikmin3-direct-2013-6-26
    Erm, why do they need this? Aren't they releasing it pretty much now?
    Apparently its a famous Japanese comedian/director called Hitoshi Matsumoto talking to Miyamoto whilst they play the game, probably just a bit of promotion more then anything.
    I have no idea what they're saying, but it's quite amusing.
  • LeoliansBro 26 Jun 2013 12:02:56 44,966 posts
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    Is there a confirmed release date among the jokes?

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • DFawkes 26 Jun 2013 12:04:58 24,106 posts
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    Well you've got July 26th on the official site, but no guaranteed because they're Nintendo.

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  • Bremenacht 26 Jun 2013 12:11:27 19,684 posts
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    It's all in Japanese. No idea about release dates.

    Looks lovely. Sounds lovely. All very familiar though.
  • Red_Bool 26 Jun 2013 12:17:40 1,178 posts
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  • Armoured_Bear 26 Jun 2013 12:19:37 11,938 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    Is there a confirmed release date among the jokes?
    It's been confirmed for ages, one month from today.

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  • Bremenacht 26 Jun 2013 12:20:10 19,684 posts
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    Some sort of high score/challenge mode showing. Looks fun. Whole thing looks right up my street really. I'm going to have to stop watching.
  • chopsen 26 Jun 2013 12:56:43 16,290 posts
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    https://asda.custhelp.com/app/helphome

    Edited by Chopsen at 12:57:16 26-06-2013
  • midi82 26 Jun 2013 13:29:24 697 posts
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    Just picked up Sonic racing for 13, I thought that was pretty good.
  • Progguitarist 26 Jun 2013 15:11:15 10,543 posts
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    I think it's finally safe to say that this is a dead system now. There'll be 5 or so Nintendo games this year and judging by the amount of time it's taking them to upscale Windwaker there'll be 4 or 5 released in 2017.
  • nickthegun 26 Jun 2013 15:12:34 61,349 posts
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    The EA autopsy on the front page has, unsurprisingly, been greeted with a lot of 'good, I never wanted EA games anyway' comments.

    Edited by nickthegun at 15:22:28 26-06-2013

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    My man gives real loving that's why I call him Killer
    He's not a wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am, he's a thriller

  • LeoliansBro 26 Jun 2013 15:14:10 44,966 posts
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    Baffling, that. Do we really need to handhold people through the 'EA games for the WiiU = people buying a WiiU for EA games = more WiiU sales = more developer interest = more of the games they want being made for the system' thing?

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • andytheadequate 26 Jun 2013 15:20:54 8,375 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    Baffling, that. Do we really need to handhold people through the 'EA games for the WiiU = people buying a WiiU for EA games = more WiiU sales = more developer interest = more of the games they want being made for the system' thing?
    It's not that baffling really. It's like someone who has been dumped saying 'well, she was ugly anyway'. Just their way of dealing with rejection
  • DFawkes 26 Jun 2013 15:22:47 24,106 posts
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    Whilst I can't people buying the console specifically for EA games (although I can see the lack of them putting people off, such as no FIFA), having more games in general would definitely be a good thing, and EA would be a great start, even if it was just versions of multi-format stuff. I wouldn't say no to the (allegedly) near finished Crysis 3 port.

    Edited by DFawkes at 15:25:25 26-06-2013

    Oh for goodness sake, I've caught my scrotum in my zip again - Margaret Thatcher, 1986

  • LeoliansBro 26 Jun 2013 15:30:10 44,966 posts
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    andytheadequate wrote:
    LeoliansBro wrote:
    Baffling, that. Do we really need to handhold people through the 'EA games for the WiiU = people buying a WiiU for EA games = more WiiU sales = more developer interest = more of the games they want being made for the system' thing?
    It's not that baffling really. It's like someone who has been dumped saying 'well, she was ugly anyway'. Just their way of dealing with rejection
    People who put that amount of emotional investment into a games console they buy need to take a step back.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Pinky_Floyd 26 Jun 2013 15:36:01 8,399 posts
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    Most EA games are abysmal even on the PS3 and 360 in relation to framerates, so I tend to play them on the PC where they shine a bit better. Mass Effect 3 ran like a one legged dog on the PS3.

    So to me on a personal level, it's no real loss for the following reasons:

    1. I hardly play any EA games
    2. When I do, I play them on the PC

    However, it remains a huge issue for Nintendo as a whole and the knock on effect will eventually trickle down to me later on, with fewer games in general being released and an overall lack of support for the console.

    I just can't do the whole doom and gloom thing though. Whatever will be, will be etc.

    In the meantime, I'll get to play whatever first party games do drip down on to the console, which is really what I bought it for anyway.

    Just gotta be pragmatic about the whole thing. Stinky thread is stinked up by a lot idiotic nonsense really, with people arguing the same thing over and over in circles. In fact, I'm pretty sure I posted this before, so even I'm doing it :)
  • Armoured_Bear 26 Jun 2013 15:41:40 11,938 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    andytheadequate wrote:
    LeoliansBro wrote:
    Baffling, that. Do we really need to handhold people through the 'EA games for the WiiU = people buying a WiiU for EA games = more WiiU sales = more developer interest = more of the games they want being made for the system' thing?
    It's not that baffling really. It's like someone who has been dumped saying 'well, she was ugly anyway'. Just their way of dealing with rejection
    People who put that amount of emotional investment into a games console they buy need to take a step back.
    lol.

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  • midi82 26 Jun 2013 15:44:25 697 posts
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    I can't see that I would by many EA games, but more games has to be better for everyone.
    I have never taken much notice of publishers, if it's a good game I'll buy it, if not, no thanks.
    The wii might have had a ton of shovelware, but at least when you walk in a game shop it catches your attention. Wii U isn't a great proposition for someone who doesn't really know what they are buying at the minute.
    With more shelf space it becomes more attractive to 'casuals' even if the quality of the games isn't there.
  • nickthegun 26 Jun 2013 15:46:05 61,349 posts
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    Armoured_Bear wrote:

    People who put that amount of emotional investment into a games console they buy need to take a step back.
    lol. NEVER!!!!!
    Edited by nickthegun at 15:46:30 26-06-2013

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    My man gives real loving that's why I call him Killer
    He's not a wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am, he's a thriller

  • MrTomFTW Moderator 26 Jun 2013 15:47:18 39,822 posts
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    I went into Game yesterday and saw some Wii U games on the shelf. I thought "So that's what the Wii U boxes look like".

    Then I realised up until that point I had never seen a Wii U game in "the wild". That made me kinda sad.

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  • nickthegun 26 Jun 2013 15:53:03 61,349 posts
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    All my local supermarkets have stopped selling Wii U stuff now.

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    My man gives real loving that's why I call him Killer
    He's not a wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am, he's a thriller

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