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Kathrine Theidy's Comments - Page 1

Exciteburgs: Trick Flying Preview


Posted on 04/01/2017 at 09:14 PM | Filed Under Preview

Another hope I have is that I'll be able to find a physical copy of this game, it looks so awesome that it'll sell out quickly!

...Oh wait, the MRSP is $99.99? Hm, maybe I should wait for a price drop...

Hold On To Your Pixlbutts!


Posted on 04/27/2015 at 05:02 PM | Filed Under Blogs

Try a Kirby game, can't play those without smiling.

Retro Game of the Week: Rocket: Robot on Wheels


Posted on 04/27/2015 at 04:54 PM | Filed Under Blogs

It's been a long time since I've played this game, but I remember liking it and thinking it was close to the quality of Nintendo's offerings (which, unfortunately, was a bit unusual for third-party games). I don't remember having issues getting stuck or confused, however I'm pretty sure I didn't beat the game so I may have had trouble near the end and gave it up. I'd like to return to it. Someday...

My Big Dumb Day


Posted on 04/27/2015 at 04:50 PM | Filed Under Blogs

Nice finds. I picked up a complete copy of Shiren for $2 a while back, but I didn't really play the game as I ended up playing something else I bought with it. It's probably also too hardcore for me, but I should still probably give it a shot sometime...

Fun Nintendo Related DLC and Bonuses


Posted on 04/27/2015 at 04:44 PM | Filed Under Blogs

I feel like the crossover franchises in Mario Kart 8 cheapens things a bit, they feel out of place thematecally. Aside from that, the new tracks are a good addition, though seem a bit under par compared to the base game tracks. 200cc is a good add for racing fans, though it can expose some collision glitches if people go flying off the track.

My look back @ Super Smash Bros. (64)


Posted on 04/27/2015 at 04:35 PM | Filed Under Blogs

In some ways, this is still my fave game in the series. I at least like the gameplay the best. The main downside to this game is how little content there is, which was later fixed in Melee, but I didn't like the speed increase. Then the series took a huge downturn with Brawl, and the latest pair of games isn't that much better. I don't like the changes to the mechanics, and the items and stages got way too powerful and random.

Donkey Kong Country Review


Posted on 04/24/2015 at 03:38 PM | Filed Under Review

I first played this game in 2010 and I still had fun with it. The graphics look a bit messy on large modern TVs, but not enough to be distracting. I agree it holds up well enough to be worth playing today for anyone who likes platformers, even if I think the sequels are better.

Earthworm Jim 3D


Posted on 04/24/2015 at 03:28 PM | Filed Under Feature

I had to look up what GOG was. Interesting. Looks like there's a PC version for this game also, I have no idea if that has any differences.

Duke Nukem: Zero Hour


Posted on 04/24/2015 at 03:26 PM | Filed Under Feature

Ha ha, that's pretty funny. I don't think Tomb Raider had anything to do with it, though who knows what may have inspired them. The original Duke Nukem game was a side-scrolling shooter, so they may have decided to put Duke back on screen now that the technology allowed it for a 3D game, as a way of returning to the series roots.

Club Nintendo Being Discontinued


Posted on 01/20/2015 at 06:24 PM | Filed Under Blogs

I have to wonder why they feel they need to make a whole new program rather than just improve Club Nintendo. I just hope they offer some good closing rewards, because I have a mountain of coins.

I think people who are glad about this are assuming it will be replaced by something better. But I don't think it will meet our idealised expectations, so people are just setting themselves up for disappointment. Which is pretty much what we all did with Club Nintendo for six years.

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