Nintendo Wii Thread

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Would you like to take a Wii?

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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fried Gold on Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:01 pm


Tis good news.

Seems EA might actually be following through on it's idea to get quality third-party onto the Wii.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby papalazeru on Thu Feb 05, 2009 5:37 pm

Fried Gold wrote:

Tis good news.

Seems EA might actually be following through on it's idea to get quality third-party onto the Wii.


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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fried Gold on Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:05 pm

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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fievel on Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:17 pm

So I've had a Wii since Christmas....
Bought The Force Unleashed....
...and that's it.

I'm in a game buying mood.
What are Wii Zoners' MUST-HAVE games?

I'd normally want a shooting or sports game, but haven't been impressed with what I've seen so far.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby papalazeru on Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:26 pm

Fievel wrote:So I've had a Wii since Christmas....
Bought The Force Unleashed....
...and that's it.

I'm in a game buying mood.
What are Wii Zoners' MUST-HAVE games?

I'd normally want a shooting or sports game, but haven't been impressed with what I've seen so far.


Mario Galaxy, Mario Kart, Okami, Forget Twilight Princess if you've Played Ocarina of time because you'll always be disappointed.

Edit: Resident Evil 4 is pretty good with the Wii controller. Much more intuitive.

And you've just reminded me that I should complete Okami tongiht :D
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby CeeBeeUK on Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:32 pm

Lego Star Wars was a blast on the Wii, and has great drop-in, drop-out multiplayer, if you have another mouse to play with! :D
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby papalazeru on Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:50 pm

CeeBeeUK wrote:Lego Star Wars was a blast on the Wii, and has great drop-in, drop-out multiplayer, if you have another mouse to play with! :D


nb: Don't buy the inferior sequels, especially that fucknugget Lego Indy. Just buy real lego and John Williams' soundtrack, you'll have much more fun.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby John-Locke on Mon Mar 16, 2009 6:00 pm

Right now I'm playing Tiger Woods 2009, the putting takes some getting used to but once you've cracked it it's great fun, online is great too.

Back to the game for me.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby CeeBeeUK on Tue Mar 17, 2009 3:09 am

papalazeru wrote:
CeeBeeUK wrote:Lego Star Wars was a blast on the Wii, and has great drop-in, drop-out multiplayer, if you have another mouse to play with! :D


nb: Don't buy the inferior sequels, especially that fucknugget Lego Indy. Just buy real lego and John Williams' soundtrack, you'll have much more fun.



That's why I didn't mention them! ;)
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fievel on Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:30 pm

Okay, I got Mario Kart and No More Heroes ($16!) this week and I just hooked up my wireless network.


Hopefully The Conduit is halfway decent and I can end up sniping some of you.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Bob Samonkey on Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:59 am

Why will you be sniping at us? What did we do??!?

Shooting games seem too easy with the Wii. I miss throwing my controller in frustration...
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Bloo on Thu Mar 26, 2009 2:03 am

Bob Poopflingius Maximus wrote:Why will you be sniping at us? What did we do??!?

Shooting games seem too easy with the Wii. I miss throwing my controller in frustration...


my brothers made me get a wireless controller for our PS2 because I was always throwing mine during Madden games I think I broke 2 or 3 controllers doing that
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fievel on Thu Mar 26, 2009 2:06 am

Bob Poopflingius Maximus wrote:Why will you be sniping at us? What did we do??!?

Shooting games seem too easy with the Wii. I miss throwing my controller in frustration...


I hold bitter grudges for infractions that have yet to be made. :D
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Bob Samonkey on Thu Mar 26, 2009 2:23 am

Don't make me throw my controller at you...
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fievel on Thu Mar 26, 2009 9:33 am

If you've got your strap on your Wiimote.... go for it! :D
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Bob Samonkey on Thu Mar 26, 2009 2:35 pm

Bah! Straps are for people who like their things. I am all about living in the moment. I don't use the jelly covers either...
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Bayouwolf on Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:57 pm

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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fievel on Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:01 pm

Me too! Me too!
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Hermanator X on Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:11 pm

THIS JUST IN! THE WII OFFICIALLY JUMPS THE SHARK

Nintendo announces the Wii Vitality Sensor, a device that attaches to the tip of the player's finger that measures their vital signs and helps them relax.

It sounds like one of those biorhythm reading machines you find in dirty bowling alley arcades, though as a Nintendo Wii product it is of course pristine and white. The device was presented by Nintendo President Satoru Iwata at the company's 2009 E3 press conference, following a brief speech about the difficulty of video games. Without actually tying things together, he explained that the new device lets you see the information relating to the "inner world" of your body in order to achieve greater relaxation. The device attaches to the bottom of the Wii remote and then clips onto your finger.

It sounds like it could be used to measure stress levels via pulse rates, with the data then used to adjust game difficulty. That, or Nintendo just wants to see if we will pay them money to let us pinch our fingers.

...and so forth.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Pacino86845 on Tue Jun 02, 2009 3:51 pm

What next, the Nintendo Wii-Meter for measuring people's Goombas?
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby King Of Nowhere on Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:17 pm

Yeah, they may be shoveling shit peripherals, but this is fucking win.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Peven on Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:15 pm

Hermanator X wrote:THIS JUST IN! THE WII OFFICIALLY JUMPS THE SHARK

Nintendo announces the Wii Vitality Sensor, a device that attaches to the tip of the player's finger that measures their vital signs and helps them relax.

It sounds like one of those biorhythm reading machines you find in dirty bowling alley arcades, though as a Nintendo Wii product it is of course pristine and white. The device was presented by Nintendo President Satoru Iwata at the company's 2009 E3 press conference, following a brief speech about the difficulty of video games. Without actually tying things together, he explained that the new device lets you see the information relating to the "inner world" of your body in order to achieve greater relaxation. The device attaches to the bottom of the Wii remote and then clips onto your finger.

It sounds like it could be used to measure stress levels via pulse rates, with the data then used to adjust game difficulty. That, or Nintendo just wants to see if we will pay them money to let us pinch our fingers.




i watched the presentation on G4 today and i think it is going to be a sort of biofeedback thing where people will be able to see a visualization of their pulse/stress level and then learn to focus on adjusting it, being able to visually see how their body is reacting to their attempts to relax or stay calm. the concept has been around quite a while and there is definitely something to it, as a migraine sufferer i became aware of biofeedback as a method to deal with them back when i was a teenager in the early 80's. with much simpler visual queues than the Wii will offer i am sure, the machines allowed people to see a visual representation of their physical stress level which helped them learn to focus on reducing it through meditation techniques.

now, who knows just what the quality of the info that little finger thing will gather, but the concept is sound and i could see it being integrated into a video-game system experience, just not the kind most people think of. the guy for Nintendo was saying that they were trying to expand peoples' image of what a video game was, that traditionally video games have been a source of adrenaline, excitment, but that he believed that games could also be used for people to experience things in the reverse direction, where they would "play" a game that would make them more relaxed, more at peace. while the new stuff might still need more polish or development i give Nintendo credit for trying to push the boundaries of what a video game console can do, and how it plays a part in daily life, while Sony sits there and just keeps churning out the same mentality of game development that has been around since the early 90's. sure, the graphics are pretty, but all they do is produced beefed up versions of the same concepts and their little black box is still nothing more than the Playstation 2 was when it came out, a video game console that plays movies. no new ideas. no new concepts. just more polish and steroids for the same old thing. and at least X-Box has marketplace and the tie-in with Netflix, they have made an attempt to do more with their system than just put out a game box.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby King Of Nowhere on Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:30 pm

Peven, the ps3 lets you buy a sata hard drive from whatever store you like & fit it straight in.
That's a step in the right direction for consoles.
You can also hook just about any usb device up to it & have it work, unlike the xbox.

It's a step closer to where we should (ideally) be right now in terms of a set standard for connectivity & peripherals, after the huge set back during the mid 90's (Atari, Amiga, C=64, Sega's Master System & Mega Drive/Genesis all used the same controller interface, possibly the Spectrum & Armstrad CPC too, but my memory is a little fuzzy as i haven't played either of them for a very long time).

The games may just be high-res versions of ps2 games, but the system it's self is quite remarkable.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Peven on Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:44 pm

it is only remarkable to you tech geeks who look at spec sheets and cream yourselves. problem is you guys represent a very small % of the market and those specs don't necessarily translate into a better gaming experience, especially for those who are not typical gamers. the proof is in the pudding, both the Wii and the X-Box provide more "regular" people a more enjoyable overall experience at a price that is more attainable than the PS3. if you like specs, numbers, look at the sales of the consoles and games and it is clear that PS3 has not been a system that is popular among any group aside from hardcore gamers. why? because it is still just a game system. and if you are just a gamer, that is ok. but the people who weren't interested in the Playstation or Playstation 2 aren't interested in the Playstation 3 either because it still doesn't offer them anything new, anything outside the type of game experience that the PS2 offered, it just does it with beefed up engines with better graphics. meanwhile, there are all sorts of people who have bought a Wii or an X-Box who weren't among the market during the last generation of video game consoles. why? because both Wii and X-Box offer those people something different than just a newer shinier video game box. they have expanded the market by expanding the experience provided by their machines. PS3 has done almost nothing to expand the market, they weren't trying to, they just planned to sell PS 3's to all those who had bought the PS2's, took it for granted the way it seems, and that is why they have had their ass handed to them by both Nintendo and Microsoft.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fried Gold on Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:03 pm

King Of Nowhere wrote:Peven, the ps3 lets you buy a sata hard drive from whatever store you like & fit it straight in.
That's a step in the right direction for consoles.
You can also hook just about any usb device up to it & have it work, unlike the xbox.

It's a step closer to where we should (ideally) be right now in terms of a set standard for connectivity & peripherals, after the huge set back during the mid 90's (Atari, Amiga, C=64, Sega's Master System & Mega Drive/Genesis all used the same controller interface, possibly the Spectrum & Armstrad CPC too, but my memory is a little fuzzy as i haven't played either of them for a very long time).

The games may just be high-res versions of ps2 games, but the system it's self is quite remarkable.

It's strange that the only section of consumer electronics to not become standardised in some way is games consoles. It's always been different formats, media, interfaces, peripherals etc etc

Panasonic, LG and Sanyo sort've tried it with the 3DO in the mid-90s, but they didn't really choose the best time what with the 1500 other consoles around at the time (and Sony, Philips and a few others tried it in the 80s with the MSX home computer but that failed to keep costs down)
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby King Of Nowhere on Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:33 pm

Peven wrote:it is only remarkable to you tech geeks who look at spec sheets and cream yourselves


Actually, it's quite the opposite.

A standard is just that, a standard. A standard isn't there to impress anyone, it's there so we don't have to worry about it, so we can spend that time playing games.
Not only does it save confusion for the majority of people who buy consoles and hardware, but it also keeps prices down.
A 120gig sata hard drive costs £35.22. Microsoft's xbox360 120gig hard drive costs £93.79.

Fried Gold wrote:It's strange that the only section of consumer electronics to not become standardised in some way is games consoles. It's always been different formats, media, interfaces, peripherals etc etc

Panasonic, LG and Sanyo sort've tried it with the 3DO in the mid-90s, but they didn't really choose the best time what with the 1500 other consoles around at the time (and Sony, Philips and a few others tried it in the 80s with the MSX home computer but that failed to keep costs down)


Again, in the 80's & early 90's there was a sort of standard.
Aside from the controller thing, you had the cassette tapes.
You could buy say, Dizzy: Prince of the Yolk Folk, play it on your c=64, then let a friend borrow it & play it on his Armstrad or Spectrum.

Imagine of you went to a game store nowadays & bought a Bluray disk that had both the ps3 version of the game & the xbox360 version on it, it seems really fucking unlikely though.

Blame the 90's.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Peven on Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:44 pm

you were in your diapers in the 80's KON so i am not sure what experience you are drawing from to make those statements, but i was actually a teenager at the time with a Commodore 64 and i remember having to buy the C64 version of a game to play it and it didn't work on an Atari or Intellivision or NES or any other game system. this standardization you seem to think existed in the 80's didn't
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby King Of Nowhere on Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:52 pm

Peven wrote:you were in your diapers in the 80's KON so i am not sure what experience you are drawing from to make those statements, but i was actually a teenager at the time with a Commodore 64 and i remember having to buy the C64 version of a game to play it and it didn't work on an Atari or Intellivision or NES or any other game system. this standardization you seem to think existed in the 80's didn't


did you actually read my post? did i mention the Nes, Atari or intellivision at all there? No.
The Nes, Atari & Intellivision used cartridges, not cassettes.
I know the c=64 used carts too, they even released a cut down, keyboard-less system that only ran carts, but there were far fewer carts than cassettes.

I can't talk about diskettes cause we weren't posh enough for the drive, so it was time to put the kettle on after you pressed play on tape, 600 seconds later CJ's Elephant antics would load it's intro where it jumps out of the plane, then you had to flip the bloody tape over. Good music though.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Peven on Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:53 pm

King Of Nowhere wrote:
Peven wrote:you were in your diapers in the 80's KON so i am not sure what experience you are drawing from to make those statements, but i was actually a teenager at the time with a Commodore 64 and i remember having to buy the C64 version of a game to play it and it didn't work on an Atari or Intellivision or NES or any other game system. this standardization you seem to think existed in the 80's didn't


did you actually read my post? did i mention the Nes, Atari or intellivision at all there? No.
The Nes, Atari & Intellivision used cartridges, not cassettes.
I know the c=64 used carts too, they even released a cut down, keyboard-less system that only ran carts, but there were far fewer carts than cassettes.

I can't talk about diskettes cause we weren't posh enough for the drive, so it was time to put the kettle on after you pressed play on tape, 600 seconds later CJ's Elephant antics would load it's intro where it jumps out of the plane, then you had to flip the bloody tape over. Good music though.



yeah, i read your post, and you were comparing apples to oranges. i was just pointing that out
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fried Gold on Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:54 pm

King Of Nowhere wrote:Aside from the controller thing, you had the cassette tapes.
You could buy say, Dizzy: Prince of the Yolk Folk, play it on your c=64, then let a friend borrow it & play it on his Armstrad or Spectrum.

You may be right but however I don't recall the tapes playing on different systems. I remember my local store (and Special Reserve) selling different tapes for Commodore/Amstrad/Spectrum/MSX etc etc

But it's been a long time since I went to buy cassettes for The Living Daylights or Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby King Of Nowhere on Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:59 pm

Fried Gold wrote:
King Of Nowhere wrote:Aside from the controller thing, you had the cassette tapes.
You could buy say, Dizzy: Prince of the Yolk Folk, play it on your c=64, then let a friend borrow it & play it on his Armstrad or Spectrum.

You may be right but however I don't recall the tapes playing on different systems. I remember my local store (and Special Reserve) selling different tapes for Commodore/Amstrad/Spectrum/MSX etc etc

But it's been a long time since I went to buy cassettes for The Living Daylights or Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge.


It may just have been a few games. Maybe just codemasters stuff, as i remember quite a few of the Dizzy games, Slightly Magic & Seymore all had the little diagonal red stripe on the casette cover saying that they worked on each machine.

I want to say i remember Bubble Bobble having the red strip too, but i could be wrong.
There is the possibility that it was just the budget games that were multi-platform, to save the publishers from making 3 or 4 different runs of carts.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fried Gold on Sat Jun 13, 2009 6:34 am

I'm finding it increasingly annoying that quite a lot of third-party games don't seem to be getting to the Wii (or end up being weak ports) and that pretty much every third-party game that does get there is by EA.

It's becoming like the Gamecube all over again.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby papalazeru on Sat Jun 13, 2009 7:19 am

King Of Nowhere wrote:
Fried Gold wrote:
King Of Nowhere wrote:Aside from the controller thing, you had the cassette tapes.
You could buy say, Dizzy: Prince of the Yolk Folk, play it on your c=64, then let a friend borrow it & play it on his Armstrad or Spectrum.

You may be right but however I don't recall the tapes playing on different systems. I remember my local store (and Special Reserve) selling different tapes for Commodore/Amstrad/Spectrum/MSX etc etc

But it's been a long time since I went to buy cassettes for The Living Daylights or Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge.


It may just have been a few games. Maybe just codemasters stuff, as i remember quite a few of the Dizzy games, Slightly Magic & Seymore all had the little diagonal red stripe on the casette cover saying that they worked on each machine.

I want to say i remember Bubble Bobble having the red strip too, but i could be wrong.
There is the possibility that it was just the budget games that were multi-platform, to save the publishers from making 3 or 4 different runs of carts.


Check out Retrospec for alternate PC versions of old classics.

There must have been 3 copies on one tape to play on different machines because the header files were different on each machine.

Still, who didn't make their own compilation tapes with 2 decks and a 90 minute TDK tape :) You could get about 16 games on one fo them.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby papalazeru on Sat Jun 13, 2009 7:19 am

Fried Gold wrote:I'm finding it increasingly annoying that quite a lot of third-party games don't seem to be getting to the Wii (or end up being weak ports) and that pretty much every third-party game that does get there is by EA.

It's becoming like the Gamecube all over again.


Yeah, Wii support has fallen quite a bit, probably becuase it's not getting the spotlight it used you. But at least we now have Punch out on the Wii.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby John-Locke on Sat Jun 13, 2009 7:39 am

I think now that the MotionPlus is out there are going to be a lot more quality games soon for the Wii
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby papalazeru on Sat Jun 13, 2009 8:23 am

John-Locke wrote:I think now that the MotionPlus is out there are going to be a lot more quality games soon for the Wii


Motion plus does look incredible but has it ben recognised by Nintendo yet?
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fried Gold on Sat Jun 13, 2009 8:31 am

John-Locke wrote:I think now that the MotionPlus is out there are going to be a lot more quality games soon for the Wii

But that doesn't excuse the lack of third-party support again.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fievel on Sat Jun 13, 2009 9:39 am

If The Conduit is as good as a first-person shooter as it looks like it could be....
And if the Dead Space game is good...

There might, MIGHT be hope for quality games coming out.

I just realized last night. My foot is in a cast for the summer. I have very few Wii games I can play in this condition. :(
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fried Gold on Sat Jun 13, 2009 3:10 pm

Fievel wrote:If The Conduit is as good as a first-person shooter as it looks like it could be....

It does look good. Hopefully it plays that way too.

And if the Dead Space game is good...

But, again, it shouldn't have taken this long to be released. Anyone who wanted to play the game probably bought an Xbox instead.

There might, MIGHT be hope for quality games coming out.

My concern is that, getting on for three years since the Wii's release, it should be in full stride in terms of third party support and games quality.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fievel on Sat Jun 13, 2009 3:16 pm

Fried Gold wrote:
And if the Dead Space game is good...

But, again, it shouldn't have taken this long to be released. Anyone who wanted to play the game probably bought an Xbox instead.


You do know that it's a prequel to the original Dead Space, right?

Fried Gold wrote:
There might, MIGHT be hope for quality games coming out.

My concern is that, getting on for three years since the Wii's release, it should be in full stride in terms of third party support and games quality.


Agreed.
And now that MS & Sony both have motion control coming out, I don't see why any major developer would go to the Wii with a new idea rather than try and develop it for the other two.
Sigh.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fried Gold on Sat Jun 13, 2009 3:42 pm

Fievel wrote:
Fried Gold wrote:
And if the Dead Space game is good...

But, again, it shouldn't have taken this long to be released. Anyone who wanted to play the game probably bought an Xbox instead.


You do know that it's a prequel to the original Dead Space, right?

Yep. Hopefully it's still good.


Fried Gold wrote:
There might, MIGHT be hope for quality games coming out.

My concern is that, getting on for three years since the Wii's release, it should be in full stride in terms of third party support and games quality.


Agreed.
And now that MS & Sony both have motion control coming out, I don't see why any major developer would go to the Wii with a new idea rather than try and develop it for the other two.
Sigh.[/quote]
And what were Nintendo's big announcements recently... the motionplus add-on and some sequel games to go with (Wii Sports 2, ANOTHER farkin golf game and a second Red Steel game)

Sigh indeed.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby King Of Nowhere on Sat Jun 13, 2009 4:16 pm

Fried Gold wrote:
Fievel wrote:
Fried Gold wrote:
And if the Dead Space game is good...

But, again, it shouldn't have taken this long to be released. Anyone who wanted to play the game probably bought an Xbox instead.


You do know that it's a prequel to the original Dead Space, right?

Yep. Hopefully it's still good.


Fievel wrote:
Fried Gold wrote:
There might, MIGHT be hope for quality games coming out.

My concern is that, getting on for three years since the Wii's release, it should be in full stride in terms of third party support and games quality.


Agreed.
And now that MS & Sony both have motion control coming out, I don't see why any major developer would go to the Wii with a new idea rather than try and develop it for the other two.
Sigh.

And what were Nintendo's big announcements recently... the motionplus add-on and some sequel games to go with (Wii Sports 2, ANOTHER farkin golf game and a second Red Steel game)

Sigh indeed.



Fuck this nay saying bullshit.
You all know New Super Mario Bros. Wii is going to blow your minds.
New Metroid & Zelda games coming too.

Nintendo consoles have never really had huge third party support.
In the past it probably had a lot to do with Nintendo's policies on selling carts to the developers & whatnot.
Now it has to do with developers making cheap motion sensor games rather than big budget masterpieces.

That being said, the list of Wii games covered at E3 reads something like this:

  • Astro Boy
  • Ju-On: The Grudge
  • Red Steel 2
  • The Beatles: Rock Band
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Resident Evil Archives
  • a boy and his blob
  • LEGO Rock Band
  • Silent Hill: Shattered Memories
  • DanceDanceRevolution
  • Mario and Sonic (Winter Olympics)
  • Sin and Punishment 2
  • Dead Space Extraction
  • Metroid: Other M
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2
  • DJ Hero
  • Monado: Beginning of the World
  • Tales of Monkey Island
  • Endless Ocean 2
  • Muramasa: The Demon Blade
  • Tatsunoko vs Capcom
  • Fragile: Farewell Ruins of the Moon
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  • TMNT: Smash-Up
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
  • No More Heroes 2
  • Tony Hawk Ride
  • Gladiator A.D.
  • Overlord Dark Legend
  • Twisted World
  • The Grinder
  • Pop'n Music
  • Wii Fit Plus
  • Wii Sports Resort
  • Your Shape


Not all of those are first party games or third party motion control shovelware.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fried Gold on Sat Jun 13, 2009 4:31 pm

That's all coming soon. And a lot of it doesn't seem that exciting.

What about now?
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby King Of Nowhere on Sat Jun 13, 2009 4:42 pm

Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings just came out.
It's gotta be better than KOTCS.

play.com includes an exclusive Han Solo unlock code.

Holy shit, i am turning into Herc.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fievel on Sat Jun 13, 2009 8:31 pm

King Of Nowhere wrote:Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings just came out.
It's gotta be better than KOTCS.

play.com includes an exclusive Han Solo unlock code.

Holy shit, i am turning into Herc.



5 out of 10 from IGN Talk about a bummer.

As much as absolutely HATE how so many Gamecube games are being/have been ported over to the Wii, I will be picking up the re-re-releases of the Resident Evil Archive games since I didn't have a Gamecube.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby King Of Nowhere on Sat Jun 13, 2009 9:34 pm

Fievel wrote:
King Of Nowhere wrote:Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings just came out.
It's gotta be better than KOTCS.

play.com includes an exclusive Han Solo unlock code.

Holy shit, i am turning into Herc.



5 out of 10 from IGN Talk about a bummer.

As much as absolutely HATE how so many Gamecube games are being/have been ported over to the Wii, I will be picking up the re-re-releases of the Resident Evil Archive games since I didn't have a Gamecube.


Hmm, it sounds like it's better (cheaper) on the ps2. Includes Fate of Atlantis though, so it's not all bad.
Actually, i'm not sure how well point & click games would work on the wii.
Hmm...

Up came out a few weeks ago.

EDIT: nope, scratch that. The game sounds absolutely pants.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Bloo on Sun Jun 14, 2009 1:24 am

Staff of Kings is coming out on PS2, I didn't know that, I kind of figured they were slowing down on the big releases for the PS2
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby King Of Nowhere on Sun Jun 14, 2009 1:32 am

Bloo wrote:Staff of Kings is coming out on PS2, I didn't know that, I kind of figured they were slowing down on the big releases for the PS2


It's because Sony are trying to make the ps2 a Wii rival.

Now, regardless of Sony's arrogance on the matter, the big question is...

Who the fuck doesn't own a ps2?
It's nearly 10 years old.
Every single person who's ever wanted one, well, they have one.
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Bloo on Sun Jun 14, 2009 4:03 am

no shit, my parents (who are in their 50s) have a PS2...now mainly that's because they do foster care and like to have a game system as a reward or when wether is bad

now they are thinking of getting a WII (mom's a physical therepist and likes the Wii Fit applications) but yeah

that said I love my PS2 and have no plans of replacing it, though I do want a wii--simply for smash brothers and the more options it offers for Rock Band/Guitar Hero

sadly the PS2 version of rock band doesn't offer the create yor own char. and I don't care ofr it's tour option

and I think all I'd play on an X-Box is like Madden or NCAA football, maybe Call of Duty because I have a friend in KY that is obssesed with that game and it'd be a way for me to play against him...or Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2, I can never find anyone to play with online anymore on the original
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Re: Nintendo Wii Thread

Postby Fievel on Sun Jun 14, 2009 12:42 pm

I've had a PS2 since 2001.
We got a Wii last Christmas so that my wife and I would both use it for the activity/Wii Fit type stuff. Our doctor actually recommended it.
So I took my PS2 back to my Mom's house (aka Free Storage Unit) because we have no room in our tiny little house.

Then my wife got pregnant and now she hasn't touched it in months.
My foot's broken and I think Mario Kart is the only game I have that I can play sitting down.

Madden for Wii looks ALF beyond ALF and they stopped making PC versions, so I'm up shit creek there.
They don't even make NCAA for Wii anymore... not that it didn't look ALF in its own right.

It truly is amazing how the PS2 keeps selling like it does.
I may have to bring mine back for some football this fall.
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