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Tue, 04 Aug 2009 20:06:43

Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure!! This is a lot fun.  It's a pretty straight forward platformer.  You run, jump, kill a monster and keep going until you reach the end of the level and maybe a boss fight.

The puzzler part of the game kind of feels just thrown in there for the sake of being different, but it's done well enough all the same so it doesn't feel like a half-assed attempt at being different.  

The real treat though is the characters though.  Henry, his sidekick, and the villain are all pretty damn funny.  Complete English stereotypes and god bless the developers for it.  It's a riot.  They didn't do a real voice over, just "vocal noises" but it works well enough and the written dialogue is close to laugh out loud funny.  The quality of these characters completely elevates the game from being just "solid" to "very good." Still won't call it great, but no one will feel like they waste their time with the game.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2009 02:14:13

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You see, everyone will like chinatown wars. Now tell ASK story that.
There are just too many other games I'm dying to get and play first! I just got Dragon Quest V, Suikoden Tierkreis, Avalon Code, and want to pick up Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon.

I have no time to play drug dealing mini-games. Nyaa

I'll tell you what, once the game goes down to under $20, than I'll give it a shot. But right now, I don't want to spend $35 for it. By the way, I need to try GTAIV. Haven't played it yet. Hope that gets a price drop as well.
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Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure!! This is a lot fun.  It's a pretty straight forward platformer.  You run, jump, kill a monster and keep going until you reach the end of the level and maybe a boss fight.

The puzzler part of the game kind of feels just thrown in there for the sake of being different, but it's done well enough all the same so it doesn't feel like a half-assed attempt at being different.  

The real treat though is the characters though.  Henry, his sidekick, and the villain are all pretty damn funny.  Complete English stereotypes and god bless the developers for it.  It's a riot.  They didn't do a real voice over, just "vocal noises" but it works well enough and the written dialogue is close to laugh out loud funny.  The quality of these characters completely elevates the game from being just "solid" to "very good." Still won't call it great, but no one will feel like they waste their time with the game.

I love this game. It's one of my favorites on the DS. It really feels like a Nintendo first party games made by western developers. I love the humor, the stereotypes, and the platform/puzzle gameplay.

Some reviewers thought the English gibberish was annoying, but I think they're hilarious.


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Wed, 05 Aug 2009 03:56:04
You didn't like previous GTAs? You might like IV then. I loved previous ones, didn't like IV. Nyaa

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Wed, 05 Aug 2009 11:33:57

I may have to check out this Henry Hatsworth game. How did it review?

ASK, GTA was $20, amazon was selling it. Search around, you can find it low.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2009 13:34:27

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I may have to check out this Henry Hatsworth game. How did it review?

ASK, GTA was $20, amazon was selling it. Search around, you can find it low.

Overall Henry was getting getting review scores in the low to mid 8 range.  It's Metacritic score ended up at 8.2.  The game had the bad luck to be released around the same time as two other giant DS games, Pokemon Platinum and GTA: CW, and it got lost amongst the reviews and hype of the other two.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2009 13:44:02
Oh right. PLay more rhythm heaven please.

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Thu, 06 Aug 2009 02:19:06

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Oh right. PLay more rhythm heaven please.

Because you asked I gave it another shot. . . still don't like it.  Truth be told I suck at it. I completely and totally suck at it.  After a dozen attempts I still can't beat that second level (the three singers).  I'm just not good at rhythm games like this.  So for all I know this may be the greatest game of all time, but my inability to play it will always make me consider it a turd.

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Thu, 06 Aug 2009 14:08:14

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gamingeek said:
Oh right. PLay more rhythm heaven please.

Because you asked I gave it another shot. . . still don't like it.  Truth be told I suck at it. I completely and totally suck at it.  After a dozen attempts I still can't beat that second level (the three singers).  I'm just not good at rhythm games like this.  So for all I know this may be the greatest game of all time, but my inability to play it will always make me consider it a turd.

LOL What the? You could have got the same two minigames from the Nintendo channel download service.

Can't believe you cant beat that, you're like my retirement age mother. She loves it but cant beat it. Try letting your kids and wife play.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2009 02:37:08
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LOL What the? You could have got the same two minigames from the Nintendo channel download service.

Can't believe you cant beat that, you're like my retirement age mother. She loves it but cant beat it. Try letting your kids and wife play.

 So how's that Wesker fight going.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2009 03:50:46
*sigh*...I know what you guys might say but I just picked up Call of Duty World at War for the DS. And I like it. Obviously, after playing World at War on the 360 for so long, it did feel like a letdown when I first played the DS version. Than I realized, it's a handheld and on the DS. With that in mind, I realize how incredible it is on the DS.

Resistance Retribution is still my favorite shooter on a handheld, but I will say the DS is better for FPSs, just because of the better controls. PSP would kill everything if it had two analogs though...man I wonder what Sony will do with the PSP2!

The DS has some pretty good FPSs. Metroid Prime Hunters (of course), Dementium, Call of Duty Modern Warfare (also pretty good), World at War (better than Modern Warfare with twice the missions and multiplayer Wi-Fi), Moon, and this new upcoming one called C.O.R.E.. Nintendo Power gave CORE a 6, but they stink. I'm waiting for more reviews.


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Fri, 07 Aug 2009 10:01:51

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gamingeek said:

LOL What the? You could have got the same two minigames from the Nintendo channel download service.

Can't believe you cant beat that, you're like my retirement age mother. She loves it but cant beat it. Try letting your kids and wife play.

So how's that Wesker fight going.

I won. Huzzah.

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*sigh*...I know what you guys might say but I just picked up Call of Duty World at War for the DS. And I like it. Obviously, after playing World at War on the 360 for so long, it did feel like a letdown when I first played the DS version. Than I realized, it's a handheld and on the DS. With that in mind, I realize how incredible it is on the DS.

Resistance Retribution is still my favorite shooter on a handheld, but I will say the DS is better for FPSs, just because of the better controls. PSP would kill everything if it had two analogs though...man I wonder what Sony will do with the PSP2!

The DS has some pretty good FPSs. Metroid Prime Hunters (of course), Dementium, Call of Duty Modern Warfare (also pretty good), World at War (better than Modern Warfare with twice the missions and multiplayer Wi-Fi), Moon, and this new upcoming one called C.O.R.E.. Nintendo Power gave CORE a 6, but they stink. I'm waiting for more reviews.


Interesting, I hear NSpace did a good job of it. Funny to hear you say that about controls. I wonder what you would think of Wii FPS.

What was that Brothers in Arms DS game like? You bought it right?

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Fri, 07 Aug 2009 13:25:28

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*sigh*...I know what you guys might say but I just picked up Call of Duty World at War for the DS. And I like it. Obviously, after playing World at War on the 360 for so long, it did feel like a letdown when I first played the DS version. Than I realized, it's a handheld and on the DS. With that in mind, I realize how incredible it is on the DS.

Resistance Retribution is still my favorite shooter on a handheld, but I will say the DS is better for FPSs, just because of the better controls. PSP would kill everything if it had two analogs though...man I wonder what Sony will do with the PSP2!

The DS has some pretty good FPSs. Metroid Prime Hunters (of course), Dementium, Call of Duty Modern Warfare (also pretty good), World at War (better than Modern Warfare with twice the missions and multiplayer Wi-Fi), Moon, and this new upcoming one called C.O.R.E.. Nintendo Power gave CORE a 6, but they stink. I'm waiting for more reviews.


world at war and modern warfare both got very good reviews on the DS but i think even those stated something along the lines of "don't expect anything like the console versions".

i liked resistance retribution a lot, but i think it could use some more variety in the campaign, in the environments, the enemies etc.  i grew really tired of it after a point.  i played up to the point where you break the ice on the surface and swim from point to point (after spending ages to get through the point where the floor rises and you have to fight big gorillas coming at you from all directions).  i may pick it up again and finish it at some point.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2009 04:56:23

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Yodariquo said:
gamingeek said:

LOL What the? You could have got the same two minigames from the Nintendo channel download service.

Can't believe you cant beat that, you're like my retirement age mother. She loves it but cant beat it. Try letting your kids and wife play.

So how's that Wesker fight going.

I won. Huzzah.

ASK_Story said:
*sigh*...I know what you guys might say but I just picked up Call of Duty World at War for the DS. And I like it. Obviously, after playing World at War on the 360 for so long, it did feel like a letdown when I first played the DS version. Than I realized, it's a handheld and on the DS. With that in mind, I realize how incredible it is on the DS.

Resistance Retribution is still my favorite shooter on a handheld, but I will say the DS is better for FPSs, just because of the better controls. PSP would kill everything if it had two analogs though...man I wonder what Sony will do with the PSP2!

The DS has some pretty good FPSs. Metroid Prime Hunters (of course), Dementium, Call of Duty Modern Warfare (also pretty good), World at War (better than Modern Warfare with twice the missions and multiplayer Wi-Fi), Moon, and this new upcoming one called C.O.R.E.. Nintendo Power gave CORE a 6, but they stink. I'm waiting for more reviews.


Interesting, I hear NSpace did a good job of it. Funny to hear you say that about controls. I wonder what you would think of Wii FPS.

What was that Brothers in Arms DS game like? You bought it right?

I never actually played a Wii FPS, but I'm sure they're fun. Metroid Prime 3 is something I still want to play. And I'd totally play all the Metroid Prime's again with the Wii-Mote controls in Metroid Prime Trilogy.

As for others like Conduit, too bad it wasn't the killer FPS everyone wanted it to be. But I think it does prove that technically speaking, FPSs can work on the Wii. They just need better game designers. I mean when you think about it, the Wii can handle FPSs like Half-Life 2. HL2 was on the original XBOX so if a developer is willing, they can make some great single player FPSs on it. Modern Warfare will be interesting. I wonder how Treyarch and Activision is going to take advantage of the Motion Plus.  

I had Brothers in Arms. It's pretty impressive as well, for a DS game, it was good. I think both W@W and BiA are similar typical WWII type of games with the same kind of missions, objectives, etc. But W@W has some real original and cool mini-games like disarming a mine, doing morse code to launch a air strike, or shooting mortars all using the touch screen. It's a real nice touch to the game and makes it pretty fun rather then just shooting things.

N-Space really knows how to take advantage of the DS as much as they can. I hope Modern Warfare mobilized is good too. I wonder if they're making that game?


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ASK_Story said:
*sigh*...I know what you guys might say but I just picked up Call of Duty World at War for the DS. And I like it. Obviously, after playing World at War on the 360 for so long, it did feel like a letdown when I first played the DS version. Than I realized, it's a handheld and on the DS. With that in mind, I realize how incredible it is on the DS.

Resistance Retribution is still my favorite shooter on a handheld, but I will say the DS is better for FPSs, just because of the better controls. PSP would kill everything if it had two analogs though...man I wonder what Sony will do with the PSP2!

The DS has some pretty good FPSs. Metroid Prime Hunters (of course), Dementium, Call of Duty Modern Warfare (also pretty good), World at War (better than Modern Warfare with twice the missions and multiplayer Wi-Fi), Moon, and this new upcoming one called C.O.R.E.. Nintendo Power gave CORE a 6, but they stink. I'm waiting for more reviews.


world at war and modern warfare both got very good reviews on the DS but i think even those stated something along the lines of "don't expect anything like the console versions".

i liked resistance retribution a lot, but i think it could use some more variety in the campaign, in the environments, the enemies etc.  i grew really tired of it after a point.  i played up to the point where you break the ice on the surface and swim from point to point (after spending ages to get through the point where the floor rises and you have to fight big gorillas coming at you from all directions).  i may pick it up again and finish it at some point.

That's interesting, I never once thought Resistance Retribution was repetitive. Maybe it really is but I guess my love for that game allows me to tolerate its shortcomings. But I do love the game. I think it's incredible as a handheld game. It makes me wish the PSP had two analog sticks. Imagine if Sony made the PSP with two analogs and how amazing FPSs would be on it!

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Sat, 08 Aug 2009 13:14:25

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gamingeek said:

Yodariquo said:
gamingeek said:

LOL What the? You could have got the same two minigames from the Nintendo channel download service.

Can't believe you cant beat that, you're like my retirement age mother. She loves it but cant beat it. Try letting your kids and wife play.

So how's that Wesker fight going.

I won. Huzzah.

ASK_Story said:
*sigh*...I know what you guys might say but I just picked up Call of Duty World at War for the DS. And I like it. Obviously, after playing World at War on the 360 for so long, it did feel like a letdown when I first played the DS version. Than I realized, it's a handheld and on the DS. With that in mind, I realize how incredible it is on the DS.

Resistance Retribution is still my favorite shooter on a handheld, but I will say the DS is better for FPSs, just because of the better controls. PSP would kill everything if it had two analogs though...man I wonder what Sony will do with the PSP2!

The DS has some pretty good FPSs. Metroid Prime Hunters (of course), Dementium, Call of Duty Modern Warfare (also pretty good), World at War (better than Modern Warfare with twice the missions and multiplayer Wi-Fi), Moon, and this new upcoming one called C.O.R.E.. Nintendo Power gave CORE a 6, but they stink. I'm waiting for more reviews.


Interesting, I hear NSpace did a good job of it. Funny to hear you say that about controls. I wonder what you would think of Wii FPS.

What was that Brothers in Arms DS game like? You bought it right?

I never actually played a Wii FPS, but I'm sure they're fun. Metroid Prime 3 is something I still want to play. And I'd totally play all the Metroid Prime's again with the Wii-Mote controls in Metroid Prime Trilogy.

As for others like Conduit, too bad it wasn't the killer FPS everyone wanted it to be. But I think it does prove that technically speaking, FPSs can work on the Wii. They just need better game designers. I mean when you think about it, the Wii can handle FPSs like Half-Life 2. HL2 was on the original XBOX so if a developer is willing, they can make some great single player FPSs on it. Modern Warfare will be interesting. I wonder how Treyarch and Activision is going to take advantage of the Motion Plus.  

I had Brothers in Arms. It's pretty impressive as well, for a DS game, it was good. I think both W@W and BiA are similar typical WWII type of games with the same kind of missions, objectives, etc. But W@W has some real original and cool mini-games like disarming a mine, doing morse code to launch a air strike, or shooting mortars all using the touch screen. It's a real nice touch to the game and makes it pretty fun rather then just shooting things.

N-Space really knows how to take advantage of the DS as much as they can. I hope Modern Warfare mobilized is good too. I wonder if they're making that game?

Conduit is bleh, I got it for a budget pre-order price and sold it recentley. I dont think that COD4 port will use motion plus at all unfortunately. I think you'd love Metroid Prime 3 if you liked the other games. Conduit definetely has the best FPS controls though once you've tweaked them but Medal of Honor Heroes 2 isn't far behind and has some neat Wii-only control tricks. You can rotate the controller to zoom in a sniper scope. It sounds horrible but works beautifully, as does the analogue lean feature which lets you lean out of corners with analogue control using the nunchuk to tilt.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2009 14:22:03

It seems I need to take my thread back. . . tools.

Dragon Quest V has finally been finished.  It's better than ever.  Easily one of my 5 favorite games on the DS.  Great story, good world to explore,  lots of little secrets to find.   Just about as good as a jRPG can get.

Now that I've put that aside I'm spending a lot of time with Soul Bubbles.  Just like Henry Hatsworth this is a game that is better than it really should be because of the care the developers took with it.  The gameplay isn't amazing or anything.  It's fun, but it's really just a standard DS-stylus focused puzzle game if that makes sense to anyone.  But everything in the game just works.  The art style and music are an amazingly natural fit for one another.  They compliment one another so well I'd swear the same person did them.  The teams or whoever developed them were clearly on the same wavelength so it really takes the game to a different level.  

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It seems I need to take my thread back. . . tools.

Dragon Quest V has finally been finished.  It's better than ever.  Easily one of my 5 favorite games on the DS.  Great story, good world to explore,  lots of little secrets to find.   Just about as good as a jRPG can get.

Now that I've put that aside I'm spending a lot of time with Soul Bubbles.  Just like Henry Hatsworth this is a game that is better than it really should be because of the care the developers took with it.  The gameplay isn't amazing or anything.  It's fun, but it's really just a standard DS-stylus focused puzzle game if that makes sense to anyone.  But everything in the game just works.  The art style and music are an amazingly natural fit for one another.  They compliment one another so well I'd swear the same person did them.  The teams or whoever developed them were clearly on the same wavelength so it really takes the game to a different level.  

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Sat, 08 Aug 2009 21:07:13

gamingeek said:

ASK_Story said:

gamingeek said:

Yodariquo said:
gamingeek said:

LOL What the? You could have got the same two minigames from the Nintendo channel download service.

Can't believe you cant beat that, you're like my retirement age mother. She loves it but cant beat it. Try letting your kids and wife play.

So how's that Wesker fight going.

I won. Huzzah.

ASK_Story said:
*sigh*...I know what you guys might say but I just picked up Call of Duty World at War for the DS. And I like it. Obviously, after playing World at War on the 360 for so long, it did feel like a letdown when I first played the DS version. Than I realized, it's a handheld and on the DS. With that in mind, I realize how incredible it is on the DS.

Resistance Retribution is still my favorite shooter on a handheld, but I will say the DS is better for FPSs, just because of the better controls. PSP would kill everything if it had two analogs though...man I wonder what Sony will do with the PSP2!

The DS has some pretty good FPSs. Metroid Prime Hunters (of course), Dementium, Call of Duty Modern Warfare (also pretty good), World at War (better than Modern Warfare with twice the missions and multiplayer Wi-Fi), Moon, and this new upcoming one called C.O.R.E.. Nintendo Power gave CORE a 6, but they stink. I'm waiting for more reviews.


Interesting, I hear NSpace did a good job of it. Funny to hear you say that about controls. I wonder what you would think of Wii FPS.

What was that Brothers in Arms DS game like? You bought it right?

I never actually played a Wii FPS, but I'm sure they're fun. Metroid Prime 3 is something I still want to play. And I'd totally play all the Metroid Prime's again with the Wii-Mote controls in Metroid Prime Trilogy.

As for others like Conduit, too bad it wasn't the killer FPS everyone wanted it to be. But I think it does prove that technically speaking, FPSs can work on the Wii. They just need better game designers. I mean when you think about it, the Wii can handle FPSs like Half-Life 2. HL2 was on the original XBOX so if a developer is willing, they can make some great single player FPSs on it. Modern Warfare will be interesting. I wonder how Treyarch and Activision is going to take advantage of the Motion Plus.  

I had Brothers in Arms. It's pretty impressive as well, for a DS game, it was good. I think both W@W and BiA are similar typical WWII type of games with the same kind of missions, objectives, etc. But W@W has some real original and cool mini-games like disarming a mine, doing morse code to launch a air strike, or shooting mortars all using the touch screen. It's a real nice touch to the game and makes it pretty fun rather then just shooting things.

N-Space really knows how to take advantage of the DS as much as they can. I hope Modern Warfare mobilized is good too. I wonder if they're making that game?

Conduit is bleh, I got it for a budget pre-order price and sold it recentley. I dont think that COD4 port will use motion plus at all unfortunately. I think you'd love Metroid Prime 3 if you liked the other games. Conduit definetely has the best FPS controls though once you've tweaked them but Medal of Honor Heroes 2 isn't far behind and has some neat Wii-only control tricks. You can rotate the controller to zoom in a sniper scope. It sounds horrible but works beautifully, as does the analogue lean feature which lets you lean out of corners with analogue control using the nunchuk to tilt.

I think Conduit is a great first start that sets the standards for how FPSs can be, well, technically speaking.

And yeah, MP3 looks great. Once I get a Wii, I'm going to get the MP Trilogy and play them in order.


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I am officially ending my Summer of handheld gaming as the summer is starting to end, and frankly I've done so much gaming lately that I'm just a little sick of it at the moment. I think I'm going to take a week off and so something more constructive like drinking heavily.  But here are some quick bullet reviews for the games I played and spent at least 5 hours with this summer.

The World Ends With You - Easily the best game I played all summer.  A completely original game, interesting story, and a couple songs that I still can't get out of my head.  Not only the best game I played this summer but it's now officially in my top 10 games of all time.  9.5

Dragon Quest V: Heaven's Bride - Possibly the best old school jRPG.  The turn based combat gets old, but there's still more strategy in the battles here than in most the genre offers.  The story is well paced and much more mature than you'd expect.  The world is well designed and highly explorable.  And it's full of side distractions if the main story bores you.  A must have for RPG fans.  9.0

Art Style: Pictobits - Great Puzzler.  It's like Puzzle League with a neat little 8-bit nostalic spin.  For $5 this may be the best puzzler you'll ever play.  Totally worth it, and this game alone justifies why DSiware is good stuff. 8.5

Art Style: BOXLIFE - This game isn't going to be for everyone, which is why I can't recommend it as strongly as Pictobits, but I love it.  There's something surprisingly fun about cutting up squares and turning them into boxes.  That's the gist of the game but somehow it's a lot of fun.  Who would have thought?  8.0

Hotel Dusk -  Good solid mystery adventure.  For the most part it avoids the trappings of a lot of adventure games (aka "story won't progress until you find the obscure object"), and offers up a good plot line.  Would have been better if it stayed a little darker and didn't wrap up everything with such a pretty bow. It doesn't get as dark as the art style sort of suggests.  But a good game all the same.  8.0

LoZ: The Minish Cap - Lower tier as far as the quality of most Zelda games, but it's still well worth playing. It's much easier than what you'd expect to find in the series, and a lot of the quests are rather tedious.  But if you put that aside there's still good gaming to be found here, and its delivered with a sense of humor that is very much in the same vein as the one in Link's Awakening. 8.0

Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime - Rocket Slime is a pretty fun game.  The adventure segments of the game are particularly good.  The tank battles/strategy portion aren't bad, but there are two big strikes against them.  A - the AI of your teammates just sucks and B. You can win most tank battles with an inferior tank so long as you can fight well enough to keep invaders out once your tanks breaks down.  It's a cute game though, and ultimately fun so its flaws in the strategy dept. are forgiveable.  7.5

Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure - This game is better than it should be, and I completely mean that as a backhanded compliment.  Henry is an okay platformer and an okay puzzler, but the balance between the two is never really struck. You're forced to go into the puzzle mode about ever 90 seconds or shorter, and at times that can really kill your momentum. The characters are great though, and they are what makes you willing to keep playing the game even when you're very frustrated with it.  7.5

Big Bang Mini - Neat simple stylus based puzzle game with great graphics and catchy music.  The game has oodles of style.  Unfortunately it's just a little too simplistic at times and ultimately you kind of wish there was just some other hook other than flicking fireworks at the top portion of the screen.  Still for what it offers it does a pretty good job of being entertaining.  

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini's March Again - If you're willing to sink in 2 hours and get through a lot of easy and ultimately boring levels you'll be rewarded with some great stages that will really make you think. The big question is. . . is it worth the time to get to that point.  Not really, but for 8 bucks, I suppose you could do a lot worse.  7.0

Chibi-Robo Park Patrol - I guess the developers of this game deserve some credit for taking a very basic premise of watering seeds and growing flowers, and turning it into a fairly addictive game.  Not sure why. . . it's too easy and just feels like it was meant for a 6 year old.  Charm can carry a game pretty far, but I still can't say go out and get this unless its in a bargain bin.  6.5

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart - Utter disappointment.  For some reason the developers decided to overhaul the gameplay of the DQM series and make a game that focused around strategy a great deal more.  This is coupled with a generic story about finding medicine for dying parents or something. The end result is a boring tedius game that you have to force yourself to play in hopes that something. . . anything . . . anything at all happens.  Even diehard DQ fans may not like this game.  5.5

Edited: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 00:34:53
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Sun, 16 Aug 2009 02:00:27
Awesome mini-reviews and I agree with most of them:

I would have rated TWEWY a 10.5 ! ! !  Nyaa

How can you end your summer of hand held gaming here and now though?!

Don't you realize summer ends on September 21st and Mario and Luigi: Bowsers Inside Story --AND-- Scribblenauts come out on the 15th and 16th of September?!

THEY ARE BOTH SUMMER 2009 HANDHELD GAMES ! ! ! FOR SHAME ! ! !

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Sun, 16 Aug 2009 02:10:39

robio said:

The World Ends With You - Easily the best game ever...! 11.5

Dragon Quest V: Heaven's Bride - Unquestionably one of the best old school jRPG. If ANY game can make Phantom_Leo want to have kids to be proud of, THAT'S a HUGE accomplishment! 9.5

Art Style: Pictobits - Great Puzzler.  Play it for the pixels, love it for the game play and the music! 8.5

Art Style: BOXLIFE - Next up! Art Style: FOLDNAPKINS! 8.0 (really?)

Hotel Dusk -  Taaaaake on meeeeeeeeee, Taaaaakeeee meeeee onnnnnn! I'll beeee gonnnneeee; In a day or twoooooo... 8.0

LoZ: The Minish Cap - NOT the best Capcom developed Zelda game! 8.0

Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime - Pick up crap throw it at the other robot, run to the other side, Pick up crap throw it at the other robot, run to the other side... Wash, rinse, repeat. 7.5

Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure - Um. Why am I playing Tetris Attack and a British Platformer again? 7.5

Big Bang Mini - The words Bang and Mini should never be paired. NEVER! No review score!  

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini's March Again - No really. The first time was enough; you really didn't have to march again! 7.0

Chibi-Robo Park Patrol - The GC game kicked so much ass, this is a disappointment!  6.5

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart - Forgot this game existed! Looks like I'm gonna have to try and forget it again! 5.5

Edited: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 02:11:26
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