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  • superbob85 24 May 2014 18:52:17 1,730 posts
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    Retro announcing and showing Metriod would be very nice indeed.
  • malloc 24 May 2014 22:40:14 2,299 posts
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    My only concern with that is that Metroid isn't really a system seller. I was disappointed that they worked on a DK game as their first Wii U title but not surprised given the numbers.

    I'd prefer them to work on something different. Don't know what but something other than Metroid and DK. Their own IP that they can run with however they like.
  • PazJohnMitch 25 May 2014 00:22:52 7,814 posts
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    I have been criticised for this opinion before but I do not think Retro want to do their own IP. They seem to enjoy taking an existing idea and adding their own flavour to it. Creating a new IP is very difficult and many people are better at evolving and not inventing.
  • Armoured_Bear 25 May 2014 08:55:54 10,278 posts
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    I'd shit myself at a new Retro 3d Metroid game but it's not happening :-(

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  • malloc 25 May 2014 09:40:40 2,299 posts
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    So what do you reckon they are doing?
  • Pinky_Floyd 25 May 2014 15:25:16 7,409 posts
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    Giana Sisters or wotsit called has finally had off tv sound patched in. Spent an hour with it there and its a decent wee game for the price. Pick it up in the next sale when you see it.
  • Erek 25 May 2014 15:37:46 221 posts
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    Anyone else picked up Swords and soldiers? decent RTS for 2.50 and well suited to off-tv play.
  • Raiko101 25 May 2014 16:11:31 6,068 posts
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    @Pinky_Floyd I remember you pointing that out! Cheers for the heads up. If it is indeed on offer again, i'll give it a go. If this Wii U backlog doesn't continue to grow, that is...

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  • figaro7 25 May 2014 22:20:30 1,362 posts
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    I picked up the remake of Swords and Soldiers, just as good as i remember it, didnt realise it was so cheap as well.
  • FatSternKikwi 25 May 2014 22:59:30 532 posts
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    Really wish they would release these gba games on 3DS . Having them on Wii U is better than nothing but they are portable games after all.
  • Armoured_Bear 25 May 2014 23:01:47 10,278 posts
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    malloc wrote:
    So what do you reckon they are doing?
    Donkey kong 3 or helping out with something . They chose to do DK instead of Metroid, I doubt the will nor talent is there but hope I'm wrong.

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  • Erek 25 May 2014 23:26:41 221 posts
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    Metroid or new IP from Retro would be ace..and possibly too good to be true.

    Edited by Erek at 23:27:23 25-05-2014
  • Raiko101 25 May 2014 23:27:24 6,068 posts
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    @FatSternKikwi I'm with you on that. I've got the 10 free ambassador games and they run and look absolutely fine. I don't see why they've held off doing so for so long. I'm much rather have portable Virtual Console games on the 3DS and console based games on the Wii U.

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  • TheMayorOfJugs 26 May 2014 00:24:09 3,065 posts
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    Scram Kitty is a bit difficult innit? :o

    Fun though! Those red mice are bastards.
  • Raiko101 26 May 2014 03:05:32 6,068 posts
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    What level are you up to? Some of the later levels can be brutal!

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  • zoolophage 26 May 2014 10:21:55 1,591 posts
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    I'm terrible at Scram Kitty. I just can't quite get a handle on the controls and haven't managed to capture any of the cats that run away from you then disappear after a short while. I find it a little strange that given the advantages of off screen play, you miss out on vital instructions at the start of the game if you don't play on the tv.

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  • McEwan 26 May 2014 10:38:52 286 posts
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    Ooh! Sale on the eShop this week - might get myself some "Dungeons & Dragons" when it's going for just under 8 from Thursday!
  • elhozzo 26 May 2014 11:39:06 295 posts
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    @McEwan
    where did you find that info ? (I check a few places for the weekly update, but its difficult to consistently find ...)
  • McEwan 26 May 2014 11:43:39 286 posts
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    @elhozzo Behold! http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2014/05/nintendo_download_29th_may_europe
  • zoolophage 26 May 2014 11:44:38 1,591 posts
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    Nintendo Life usually do a run down of weekly releases:

    May 29th releases

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  • elhozzo 26 May 2014 11:59:36 295 posts
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    thanks both - bookmarked!
  • Rens11 26 May 2014 11:59:44 1,387 posts
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    Noticed that Club Nintendo America have some games for points including super metroid for 200 or Mario kart 64 for 250 (https://club.nintendo.com/rewards.do). Can I setup an account and register a couple games to download the games to my standard Nintendo ID UK account?

    Dont kid yourself, Jimmy. If a cow ever got the chance, hed eat you and everyone you care about!

  • Raiko101 26 May 2014 14:07:24 6,068 posts
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    &Rens11 I couldn't say for sure, but i've not heard of anybody doing that. If you could, i'm sure there'd have been more commotion about it already.

    Seeing as the US and European release schedules differ, I imagine the codes you'll get from the American Club Nintendo Account will be incompatible with the European eShop.

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  • Rens11 26 May 2014 17:53:43 1,387 posts
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    Cheers Raiko! Shame :(

    Dont kid yourself, Jimmy. If a cow ever got the chance, hed eat you and everyone you care about!

  • superbob85 26 May 2014 18:18:58 1,730 posts
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    How is the netflix app on wii u does it work well.
  • TheMayorOfJugs 26 May 2014 18:22:40 3,065 posts
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    Injustice for 15 quid in that sale..... Is it awkward to play with the gamepad?
  • Toaster05 26 May 2014 18:36:57 203 posts
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    @TheMayorOfJugs If you don't mind a physical version of Injustice then you can get it for 7 from the Gamecollection.

    Not sure how it plays mind.

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  • TheMayorOfJugs 26 May 2014 18:40:01 3,065 posts
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    @Toaster05 Thanks a bunch Toast-man, but I'd have to pay shipping and stuff, and wait for it to arrive, it wouldn't be worth it :)
  • TheMayorOfJugs 26 May 2014 18:40:46 3,065 posts
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    Raiko101 wrote:
    What level are you up to? Some of the later levels can be brutal!
    I only had a quick 20 minute blast last night so.... Level 4 :$
  • Toaster05 26 May 2014 18:41:34 203 posts
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    @TheMayorOfJugs Not UK based?

    Edit: Just checked for you. They charge 2 delivery to ROI

    Edited by Toaster05 at 18:45:25 26-05-2014

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