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  • RedSparrows 10 Feb 2013 16:47:50 23,926 posts
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    New PC, most played game?

    Metroid Prime.

    It's still glorious.
  • Lexx87 10 Feb 2013 16:50:50 20,863 posts
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    Works well on Dolphin then? :)

    Speak the truth hussy!

  • b0rk 10 Feb 2013 17:33:51 2,942 posts
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    What settings are you using for it? Does it work perfectly?
  • BurnoutJunkie 10 Feb 2013 18:40:01 728 posts
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    I've completed this game three times (twice on GC and once on the Wii version) and it gets better each time. Especially because you get notice little things that you didn't each time you play again. The game is just that good. And the boss battles, my word...just epic!

    Easily one of my favourite games I've ever played.
  • b0rk 10 Feb 2013 19:00:45 2,942 posts
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    Ah right the Dolphin wiki say Prime suffers from micro stuttering. Won't bother then.
  • binster 10 Feb 2013 19:39:55 542 posts
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    Preaching to the choir. I replayed it recently on GC - it's beautiful, inventive, exciting... Best game I've played for years in years.
  • RedSparrows 10 Feb 2013 20:36:17 23,926 posts
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    It stutters every now and then. I don't have a beast PC, but 95% of the time it works fine. Suffers only on close atmos. effects - visor splash etc, and even then it's playable. Audio isn't so great, sadly.

    Still, extremely enjoyable.

    Edited by RedSparrows at 20:36:32 10-02-2013
  • Rajin 10 Feb 2013 22:59:49 662 posts
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    Finished it 6 months ago on the Wii, for me it's one of the best games of the last generation.

    The wii version is better when it comes to combat, platforming and fighting off multiple targets can be annoying because the instant targeting system seems to be worse than the GC version.

    A new Metroid prime might convince me to buy a WiiU, that is if it's not as ''shit'' as Metroid other M
  • Lt_Drebin 10 Feb 2013 23:07:28 180 posts
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    Having spent a large chunk of this afternoon on Prime after reading this thread, I just ordered this Metroid t-shirt from qwertee.com. It's only available for 24 hours though.
  • mal 10 Feb 2013 23:40:55 22,796 posts
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    Shame you didn't tell us about that yesterday, when it was two quid cheaper.

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  • Lt_Drebin 11 Feb 2013 00:15:16 180 posts
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    Yeah, sorry about that, hadn't checked the site lately as the designs have been a bit hit and miss. Still worth the money though I think.
  • SuperCoolEskimo 7 Mar 2014 22:52:33 10,017 posts
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    I have decided. Metroid Prime is the greatest game I've ever played. Even better than Ocarina.

    It is just outstanding.
  • Youthist 7 Mar 2014 23:05:01 10,057 posts
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    Yes it is. First time to enter Phenandra Drifts will never be topped.

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  • Rhaegyr 7 Mar 2014 23:09:53 2,670 posts
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    Best game on the GC (which is a huge accolade).

    Loved the morph-ball sections.
  • Gambit1977 7 Mar 2014 23:10:29 10,384 posts
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    Talk about coincidence. I was just on eBay pricing up a GC to replay this on.
  • SuperCoolEskimo 7 Mar 2014 23:18:28 10,017 posts
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    I haven't played it for ten years and I'm still in awe at just how amazing an experience it was.

    I just knew it was going to be amazing from the moment I first loaded it up on my GC and heard the menu music.
  • Ror1984 7 Mar 2014 23:21:39 4,123 posts
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    I only managed to get about three hours into it on the GC. I loved what I played, but just couldn't seem to get to grips with the controls. I ended up buying a Wii a few years back just for MP Trilogy. Fantastic game.

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  • Gambit1977 7 Mar 2014 23:22:46 10,384 posts
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    @SuperCoolEskimo I've been humming the music all evening :D I need to play it again! Is dolphin easy to use on Mac?
  • SuperCoolEskimo 7 Mar 2014 23:30:24 10,017 posts
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    @Gambit1977 :)

    No idea about Dolphin/Mac but I'd only play it on a GC. The pad and controls were one aspect that made that game so amazing.
  • Gambit1977 7 Mar 2014 23:38:24 10,384 posts
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    Very true, but they aren't as cheap as I'd have expected. I'd rather have a GC than a wii.
  • Trafford 7 Mar 2014 23:42:40 5,936 posts
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    Happy, happy memories of playing this. Even happier than the ones from playing Super Metroid.
  • RedSparrows 7 Mar 2014 23:50:18 23,926 posts
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    It's very playable on Dolphin with a 360 pad. Superb game, still.
  • Gambit1977 8 Mar 2014 04:39:14 10,384 posts
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    Can you use a normal 360 pad if it's plugged into USB or does it have to be the PC specific one?
  • JiveHound 8 Mar 2014 09:14:49 2,673 posts
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    Normal wired 360 pad will work fine.

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  • Telepathic.Geometry 8 Mar 2014 11:45:51 11,479 posts
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    I regard that as not only one of the best games of all time, but also as being the game with the two most memorable tracks of any game. ^_^

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  • Kay 8 Mar 2014 13:00:19 17,955 posts
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    Phendrana Drifts and... ?
  • Armoured_Bear 8 Mar 2014 13:03:16 11,734 posts
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    There is nowhere better in gaming than Phendrana drifts.
    I need to take the wrapping off my Trilogy and bask in the awesomeness of it.
    I think it's my all time favourite game.

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