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  • Raiko101 22 Jul 2014 22:00:23 7,703 posts
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    Hold on. You know you can't use the Gamepad buttons to play Wii games. It just acts as a screen.

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  • VG_Addict 22 Jul 2014 22:01:31 62 posts
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    Would you say the update is a step in the right direction?

    I think Nintendo is working towards an account system, with this and unifying the Eshop balance on Wii U and 3DS.
  • Pinky_Floyd 22 Jul 2014 22:36:28 9,387 posts
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    @Raiko101 Very true.  Am sitting here right now though as the wife watches tv and have the gamepad on its little stand and am playing skyward sword :)
  • Ceelion 22 Jul 2014 23:39:56 251 posts
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    Oh god. Which game from the MK8 promotion do I pick?

    I was thinking Wind Waker or NSMB:U.
  • mAc6 22 Jul 2014 23:52:16 1,031 posts
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    Sailing or jumping preference?
  • Armoured_Bear 22 Jul 2014 23:52:56 13,566 posts
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    Ceelion wrote:
    Oh god. Which game from the MK8 promotion do I pick?

    I was thinking Wind Waker or NSMB:U.
    WW or Pikmin 3 is the correct answer

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  • kentmonkey 23 Jul 2014 00:03:44 21,150 posts
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    Raiko101 wrote:
    Hold on. You know you can't use the Gamepad buttons to play Wii games. It just acts as a screen.
    Erm.....no. Thanks for pointing that out! ;-)
  • Pinky_Floyd 23 Jul 2014 00:09:48 9,387 posts
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    @kentmonkey it has a little sensor built into the gamepad tho so you can use your wiimote as normal for all wii games.

    Edited by Pinky_Floyd at 00:23:44 23-07-2014
  • Toaster05 23 Jul 2014 00:12:32 831 posts
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    @Ceelion If on the chance you've never played WW then it's a no brainer. Get that. If you have then still consider it but Pikmin 3 by all accounts deserves your attention.

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  • Pinky_Floyd 23 Jul 2014 09:19:24 9,387 posts
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    Tell you what, was having a LOT of fun with Skyward Sword last night. Played Eldin Volcano, got the 5 keys to open up the Earth Temple. I would looooove to see this game get an HD makeover like the awesome Wind Waker got.
  • Erek 23 Jul 2014 10:41:14 345 posts
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    @Pinky_Floyd

    I'd be all over that. It's a lovely looking game in an understated way, too.

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  • Armoured_Bear 23 Jul 2014 11:15:04 13,566 posts
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    Yea, SS is deepy flawed but I love the visuals in it, it's such a beautiful game.

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  • jimnastics 23 Jul 2014 11:23:34 358 posts
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    Armoured_Bear wrote:
    Yea, SS is deepy flawed but I love the visuals in it, it's such a beautiful game.
    How on earth is it "deeply flawed"? It's just not as good as some other Zelda's, but any flaws are minor.
  • kinky_mong 23 Jul 2014 12:03:31 11,318 posts
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    jimnastics wrote:
    Armoured_Bear wrote:
    Yea, SS is deepy flawed but I love the visuals in it, it's such a beautiful game.
    How on earth is it "deeply flawed"?
    Bowling bombs and Fi's constant bleating and hand-holding are a few examples I can think of.
  • Pinky_Floyd 23 Jul 2014 12:08:32 9,387 posts
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    The volcano bit I did last night had a lot of bomb bowling going on but I didn't have too much trouble. Don't really like the mechanic but I got past those bits ok.
  • FatSternKikwi 23 Jul 2014 12:09:32 835 posts
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    Too many forced collect 10 of these missions. And that boss that repeats 3 times.

    Still loved the game though.
  • Raiko101 23 Jul 2014 12:09:35 7,703 posts
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    It can't be worse than the sailing in The Wind Waker. Blugh!

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  • Rhaegyr 23 Jul 2014 12:13:16 3,152 posts
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    jimnastics wrote:
    Armoured_Bear wrote:
    Yea, SS is deepy flawed but I love the visuals in it, it's such a beautiful game.
    How on earth is it "deeply flawed"? It's just not as good as some other Zelda's, but any flaws are minor.
    Worst over-world in any Zelda (though I've not played II).
  • Kay 23 Jul 2014 12:13:19 18,147 posts
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    kinky_mong wrote:
    jimnastics wrote:
    Armoured_Bear wrote:
    Yea, SS is deepy flawed but I love the visuals in it, it's such a beautiful game.
    How on earth is it "deeply flawed"?
    Bowling bombs and Fi's constant bleating and hand-holding are a few examples I can think of.
    Those are minor flaws imo. It has a few of those but they merely detract from what is overall a superb game.
  • Pinky_Floyd 23 Jul 2014 12:14:23 9,387 posts
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    Raiko101 wrote:
    It can't be worse than the sailing in The Wind Waker. Blugh!
    That's all fixed in the HD version :D
  • AceGrace 23 Jul 2014 12:17:25 1,623 posts
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    I just which SS had the option of not using the Wiimote. I want to use a pad!

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  • Raiko101 23 Jul 2014 12:19:25 7,703 posts
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    That's the version i've just abandoned. It's still not fast enough. That and they could do with getting rid of some of the smaller islands and moving side quests to main islands.

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  • Grax 23 Jul 2014 12:29:41 3,192 posts
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    @Raiko101 have you got the swift sail?

    I don't usually recommend using guides (though i have been known on occasion to have a quick peek if i get too frustrated) but in this case, you should look up how to get it. It is a frustrating process made even more annoying if you do not know how to do it
  • Pinky_Floyd 23 Jul 2014 12:30:27 9,387 posts
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    @Raiko101 Swift Sail isn't fast enough? o_O
  • Rhaegyr 23 Jul 2014 12:32:31 3,152 posts
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    AceGrace wrote:
    I just which SS had the option of not using the Wiimote. I want to use a pad!
    The motion controls were the best thing about the game :confused:
  • Toaster05 23 Jul 2014 12:36:12 831 posts
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    SS for me is all about the sound. It's utterly beautiful to listen to. Even if the visuals don't hold up it's going to be sonically amazing forever.

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  • RyanDS 23 Jul 2014 12:37:45 10,490 posts
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    jimnastics wrote:
    Armoured_Bear wrote:
    Yea, SS is deepy flawed but I love the visuals in it, it's such a beautiful game.
    How on earth is it "deeply flawed"? It's just not as good as some other Zelda's, but any flaws are minor.
    Unusable controller.

    I would love to try it with a proper gamepad rather than inaccurate waggle rubbish that adds nothing.
  • Blaketown 23 Jul 2014 12:39:39 5,104 posts
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    SS is terrible. First Zelda I haven't bothered to finish in a long time. It makes no sense that they design the game so beautifully that you can figure out from the level design and a single introductory camera sweep what you have to do in a room, and then have to sit though 10 minutes of some little goblin telling you in precise detail what you already knew.

    It's a horrible, tedious 60 hour exercise in following instructions. Utterly pointless.

    Brap, brap, old chap.

  • Rhaegyr 23 Jul 2014 13:07:26 3,152 posts
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    RyanDS wrote:
    jimnastics wrote:
    Armoured_Bear wrote:
    Yea, SS is deepy flawed but I love the visuals in it, it's such a beautiful game.
    How on earth is it "deeply flawed"? It's just not as good as some other Zelda's, but any flaws are minor.
    Unusable controller.

    I would love to try it with a proper gamepad rather than inaccurate waggle rubbish that adds nothing.
    'Unusable' and 'inaccurate'? What a load of tosh.

    I'm not the biggest SS fan but it's the best example of combat and fun to use gadgets the series has ever seen, mostly due to the Motion Plus controls.

    When people say the controls were poor I often wonder if they were playing the same game as I was. :confused:
  • Fake_Blood 23 Jul 2014 13:12:22 4,821 posts
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    In regards to ss I remember people saying they've finally made a game that proved motion control could work in an AAA game, but to bad it was at the end of the wii's lifespan.
    Me? I gave up after 90 minutes of tutorials.
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