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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 00:05:57

Ah, nice stuff Iga.

Let me present the greatest game idea ever. Mean Girls...AS A PUZZLE QUEST CLONE.

http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2008/07/29/lindsay-lohan-mean-girls-game/

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 00:29:03
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EA ON BOOM BLOX - I highlighted the WTF moments. Sad

BIZ: How has the market responded to Boom Blox and does it change your strategy internally to re-examine who you're targeting?

KV: This has been a great release for us. Internally, we had to work against our target consumer much harder than we've ever had to because we have an organization that markets and sells to core gamers better than anyone in the industry and has not had much experience with a kids property. I was very much looking at consumer press like getting Steven Spielberg on the front page of USA Today or a big article in a parenting magazine. Those are huge events for communication around this game. Those are not things historically EA has looked for. We didn't allow pre-orders because we didn't feel like that's where our dollars are best served. We spent money in-store on signage and things that draw attention to the product for a mom that shops with her kid. We really focused our efforts on this eight to 12-year-old kid that wants to play this cool, innovative Wii game. I think we delivered on the marketing assets, our world-wide sell-in and our initial sell-through.

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No wonder this game only sold 290'000. This is how EA's marketing turds see the game. A "kids property with adverts in a parenting magazine that a mom has to buy for her kid"

WTF? This is why there was NO advertising and why it sits and sort of blends in with all the shovelware in a games store with the cover and nothing else. Where the hell was the promotion? Hidden in parenting magazines? Christ this game deserves better. WTF EA?

Make that over 450,000.

http://www.shacknews.com/laryn.x?story=53917

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 00:55:01

WTF is that, Iga? Why I can't understand shit?

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 01:39:22
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Let me present the greatest game idea ever. Mean Girls...AS A PUZZLE QUEST CLONE.

http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2008/07/29/lindsay-lohan-mean-girls-game/

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 02:21:33
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I need more hard gay reccomendations.

That sounds so wrong. Nyaa

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 02:58:22
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What is going on here?

The usual, Hard Gay, Fedor, GG arguing about some weird movies that nobody saw. Nyaa

You never got back to me on Howls Moving castle? You didn't watch the english dub did you?

what's tales of the earthsea like, i can't believe there is a studio ghibli movie i haven't seen yet.  i somehow got a bad feeling about this one when i was reading reviews etc while it was in the making.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 03:01:22
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So yeah I just got done watching the movie "Battle Royale".

...Hrm...wow...just...wow...

did you really like it?  i found it very underwhelming with little merit or substance besides the initial shock value.  i would recommend the vengeance trilogy (oldboy, mr vengeance, lady vengeance), ichi the killer, hana-bi etc for some really good "asian invasion" (i loath the term) movies.

No offense, but that was seriously like one of the worst movies I've ever brought and/or seen (Z.O.E. Dorloros is still #1).

i didn't like it either so no offence taken (did you read my message, it clearly implied i didn't think it was a very good movie).  having said that i nevertheless got the point it was trying to make so i felt i got something from it even if i didn't enjoy watching it.  sort of like michael haneke's funny games (the original austrian one, haven't seen the american remake)

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 03:13:13
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Can I ask, why is no one here buying or owning Mario Kart?

I really don't understand as it's a popular series and IMHO the wii version is the best yet. Online matches could be fantastic with us all online. I see a ton of guys here with smash but hardly any with Mario kart. You don't even need friend codes or any shit, you just click and the wii sends a PM of sorts to the recepient who then just clicks and it registers automatically.

i feel i have to apologise to someone for not having bought mario kart yet and truthfully promise to buy it the minute i get back home in about a month's time... good times to be had!!

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 03:18:16
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gamingeek said:

Can I ask, why is no one here buying or owning Mario Kart?

I really don't understand as it's a popular series and IMHO the wii version is the best yet. Online matches could be fantastic with us all online. I see a ton of guys here with smash but hardly any with Mario kart. You don't even need friend codes or any shit, you just click and the wii sends a PM of sorts to the recepient who then just clicks and it registers automatically.

Well, for me I'm not at a time where I'd be buying new, full-priced games right now.  Also, I would have needed a really good reason to get this one, and I didn't really see it.  I guess Mario Kart DS pretty much finished off my need for Mario Kart for a long while.

Playing with friends online would have been nice, though.  Randomly on DS sucks Sad

gamingeek said:
steelattack said:
dvader said:

What is going on here?

The usual, Hard Gay, Fedor, GG arguing about some weird movies that nobody saw. Nyaa

You never got back to me on Howls Moving castle? You didn't watch the english dub did you?

I understand the reasons to watch the original Japanese voices in most cases, but of all the films, the Miyazaki movies have great english dubs.  I don't really see a reason to be object to it, unless Howl's Moving Castle is an anomaly and is poorly done.

this is correct.  i have all the studio ghibli movies on dvd (except tales of the earthsea... i think i have about 16) and they are almost equally enjoyable to watch with the english dub as they are in the japanese original.  such a pleasure to watch every time

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 06:05:32
gamingeek said:

Can I ask, why is no one here buying or owning Mario Kart?

I really don't understand as it's a popular series and IMHO the wii version is the best yet. Online matches could be fantastic with us all online. I see a ton of guys here with smash but hardly any with Mario kart. You don't even need friend codes or any shit, you just click and the wii sends a PM of sorts to the recepient who then just clicks and it registers automatically.

It was either Brawl or Mario Kart and Brawl was cheaper on ebay.Nyaa

No matter how good a dub is for a foreign movie when the cultures are so different it is going to be detrimental to the film overall.

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I'm begining to think I'm the only one who doesn't like Smash Bros.

Mario Kart Wii > Brawl Happy

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 06:22:23
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gamingeek said:

Can I ask, why is no one here buying or owning Mario Kart?

I really don't understand as it's a popular series and IMHO the wii version is the best yet. Online matches could be fantastic with us all online. I see a ton of guys here with smash but hardly any with Mario kart. You don't even need friend codes or any shit, you just click and the wii sends a PM of sorts to the recepient who then just clicks and it registers automatically.

It was either Brawl or Mario Kart and Brawl was cheaper on ebay.Nyaa

No matter how good a dub is for a foreign movie when the cultures are so different it is going to be detrimental to the film overall.

The Simpsons is animated in South Korea Nyaa

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 07:06:21
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WTF is that, Iga? Why I can't understand shit?

What do you mean? It's pretty straight forward!

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 08:35:20

Iga, please enlighten me - where the hell are you getting the Zelda Manga from, let alone what the Zelda manga is called?

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Iga, please enlighten me - where the hell are you getting the Zelda Manga from, let alone what the Zelda manga is called?

I am not telling Nyaa

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gamingeek said:

Can I ask, why is no one here buying or owning Mario Kart?

I really don't understand as it's a popular series and IMHO the wii version is the best yet. Online matches could be fantastic with us all online. I see a ton of guys here with smash but hardly any with Mario kart. You don't even need friend codes or any shit, you just click and the wii sends a PM of sorts to the recepient who then just clicks and it registers automatically.

Well, for me I'm not at a time where I'd be buying new, full-priced games right now.  Also, I would have needed a really good reason to get this one, and I didn't really see it.  I guess Mario Kart DS pretty much finished off my need for Mario Kart for a long while.

Playing with friends online would have been nice, though.  Randomly on DS sucks Sad

gamingeek said:
steelattack said:
dvader said:

What is going on here?

The usual, Hard Gay, Fedor, GG arguing about some weird movies that nobody saw. Nyaa

You never got back to me on Howls Moving castle? You didn't watch the english dub did you?

I understand the reasons to watch the original Japanese voices in most cases, but of all the films, the Miyazaki movies have great english dubs.  I don't really see a reason to be object to it, unless Howl's Moving Castle is an anomaly and is poorly done.

Well I have seen the original japenese and lots of footage of the dubbed version. In comparison I find the english dub bland, boring and monotone. Christian Bale and the VA for Sophie is dull and uninspired. The original japanese dub has a profoundness and drama about it that matches the story a lot better. I also wouldn't even take a leak on the English princess mononoke dub. The weird distorted voice of gillian anderson as the mother wolf was gross, Minnie Driver in comparison to her japanese counterpart didn't manage nearly as well to convey the sort of idiosyncractic nature of the main misunderstood villainess. Claire Danes made me cringe everytime she spewed out her whiney crap.

Only spirited away has an english dub worth watching IMO. Japanese voice actors in this kind of animation, they just seem to convey more power and emotion.

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LOL I'm going to buy that game.

Shut yer face Fedor!

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 09:47:15
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Make that over 450,000.

http://www.shacknews.com/laryn.x?story=53917

Sweet, that must be worldwide. This game deserves a million at least. Interestingly that figure is about twice what Elebits sold.

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LOL How many of these pics have you got?

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gamingeek said:

I need more hard gay reccomendations.

That sounds so wrong. Nyaa

HELLO !!!

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PHANTOMU_LEEEOOO !!! HOOOO !!!

LOL So where are the reccomendations?

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what's tales of the earthsea like, i can't believe there is a studio ghibli movie i haven't seen yet.  i somehow got a bad feeling about this one when i was reading reviews etc while it was in the making.

Just don't sit down with expectaitons that it's going to be anywhere near Hayao's best. It's his son Goro and I'd say that it matches early Ghibli quality like Nausicaa. I didn't like it at first as I was a fan of the books and it was condensed and different and not explained very well in comparison. Upon second viewing though I enjoyed it quite a bit. There is a transformation in the film that people probably wont understand unless they read the books, it's just kind of thrown in there at the end in a WTF moment. Iga saw it recentely, he can probably answer you better. BTW why not check out my blog on movies, I would love your input.  

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gamingeek said:

Can I ask, why is no one here buying or owning Mario Kart?

I really don't understand as it's a popular series and IMHO the wii version is the best yet. Online matches could be fantastic with us all online. I see a ton of guys here with smash but hardly any with Mario kart. You don't even need friend codes or any shit, you just click and the wii sends a PM of sorts to the recepient who then just clicks and it registers automatically.

i feel i have to apologise to someone for not having bought mario kart yet and truthfully promise to buy it the minute i get back home in about a month's time... good times to be had!!

I think I should explain mario kart more. There are some who still hold up Mario kart DS as this sort of ultimate kart. This is not true IMO. Mario kart wii gives you an abundance of tracks new and old. You can choose between a ton of vehicles, if you want traditional karts, you have that, if you want Double dash style vehicels, you got that. And they have added motorcycles which handle as you expect, it's quite balanced.

The visuals are mario kart standard, a rock solid frame rate, bright and colourful and with a lash of bloom in there. The online mode is where the game shines though. You can even have  fun playing with random people. You get points for winning or lose points for losing and you can judge by your online score vs others they relative skill ratings. Connection is smooth and seamless and you can even tell by the spinning globe where everyone is and from their Mii's get an inkling of what they look like.

The game has a great ranking feature. Rather than scores or a table or graph you get this world map with your mii icons that sort of race along the screen eventually falling on your time. You can then switch between tracks or tournaments and then between friends or regional or worldwide rivals to see just how good you are. When you see that picture with your friends and them overtaking you on it, it drives you to better them. You can then send a challenge to them via wiicconect 24 or download and battle it out with their ghost. And you can do the same for the very best drivers around the world.

Not only tha there are tournaments which is nintendo's very first DLC, one tourney had you driving againt the mario galaxy topmans tribe boss in a galaxy setting Happy

Registering friends couldn't be easier. You click the PM option and you have a list of every wii system code friend on screen. You simply click their name to send an invite. On the other end they get the PM and click YES to accept and it automatically hooks you up.

You can even install the mario kart channel to your wii dashboard and then even without the game in the machine you can easily check who is online and choose to join them if you want. You can open a room and have people join for a private party or just join in on their current online matches. Suprisingly for me, online has enhanced this game by a good notch and that comes from someone who isn't even that big on online. I played several hours online with supremeAC and his girlfriend and my buddy locally. It's just fun to dump a green shell into their asses and speed off. Or have them toe to toe on the finish line.

I even know people who prefer the wii wheel, personally I hate it but mario kart gives you every control option under the sun.

ravenprose said:

I'm begining to think I'm the only one who doesn't like Smash Bros.

Mario Kart Wii > Brawl Happy

I agree, but I still like brawl. Truth is I haven't had the time to play more than a few hours and all that was the subspace emissary.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 10:04:22

Huzzah, Famitsu scores

Tales of Vesperia (Xbox 360, Bandai Namco): 9 / 9 / 9 / 8 - (35/40)
Zero: Tsukihami no Kamen (Wii, Tecmo): 9 / 9 / 8 / 8 - (34/40)
Survival Kids Wii (Wii, Konami): 7 / 7 / 6 / 5 - (25/40)
DS Pico Series: Sanrio no Party e Ikou! Oryouri - Oshare - Okaimono (NDS, Compile Heart): 6 / 5 / 6 / 5 - (22/40)
Ron-Q! Highland in DS (NDS, 3 O'Clock): 7 / 7 / 7 / 6 - (27/40)
San Goku Shi Taisen Ten (NDS, Sega): 8 / 8 / 8 / 8 - (32/40)
Mite wa Ikenai (NDS, Dimple Entertainment): 6 / 6 / 6 / 5 - (23/40)
Monster Farm DS 2: Yomigaeru! Master Breeder Densetsu (NDS, Tecmo): 6 / 7 / 8 / 8 - (29/40)
Fire Emblem: Shin Ankoku Ryuu to Hikari no Ken (NDS, Nintendo): 9 / 8 / 8 / 9 - (34/40)
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2 - Banjou no Geass Gekijou (NDS, Bandai Namco): 6 / 6 / 6 / 7 - (25/40)
Summon Night 2 (NDS, Bandai Namco): 8 / 8 / 8 / 6 - (30/40)
NBA 2K8 (PS3/Xbox 360, 2K Sports): 5 / 7 / 5 / 7 - (24/40)

Also:

Developer Kuju has announced it has rebranded its London studio (Battalion Wars) as Headstrong Games, where it will continue to focus on the Wii, including a forthcoming collaboration with Sega.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 10:52:25

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-10001441-17.html

Got to love this article from Don Resigner on 3rd parties and wii. Especially the overall tone "While it's fine to develop for PS3 and 360, show the wii some commitment too"

WTF is this below:

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* 20 floors of intense survival situations and varied objectives
* Numerous missions include gun combat, bomb making, puzzle solving and many other challenges
* Learn how to mix up chemicals to create bombs and how to use a gun as a first timer
* Realistic weapons, which advance in style and power with every accomplished level
* Hack the building’s security systems to keep yourself hidden from the terrorists and buy yourself crucial extra time
* Gather medical kits to nullify the effects of your illness, essential in order to complete each mission
* Storyline follows realistic terrorist attack scenarios, but good could prevail if you succeed in your tasks
* A unique mixture of FPS and strategy plot that creates an exhilarating new challenge

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