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  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro 6 days ago

    This seems like a strange bit of criticism here. It basically is complaining that there is a core gameplay loop, like every other game, ever, has had. Whether you find that loop entertaining is certainly up to the individual, but this reads like you're getting down on it simply for having it.

    Posted in Horizon Zero Dawn Review

  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro 12 days ago

    Are people actually excited for the Switch? I just don't see it. It certainly doesn't feel like we are 2 weeks away from a console launch. The last time a launch had felt this subdued was the Vita.

    Posted in Starting Screen: Nintendo Switch and the Sound of Silence

  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro A month ago
  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro A month ago

    I'm not going to say "abstain" because there is always a chance at some point, there would be something to push me over the edge, but as of now it's a big "wait."

    Overall, I came away from the even way less interested than I was before. To me, the design of the system was essentially an equivalent to the more traditional consoles in tablet form. Same basic control options but with less juice. This was hopefully going to allow Nintendo to ignore the lame gimmick crap and focus on making great games. Alas, it was not to be and they came up heavy on cramming cheap crap into every inch of it. The original video showed a pretty sleek and simple design, and now we know it's a cluttered mess of "LC" and "LZ" buttons and IR sensors that reads you opening and closing your mouth, because THAT'S FUN!!!

    As much as I want to get my hands on Zelda, there are much cheaper ways to make that happen than shelling out for a Switch.

    EDIT: I should say that it's Zelda:BotW that I want to get my hands on. Not Zelda herself. Cuz, you know... that would be weird.Edited last month by Unknown

    Posted in USgamer Community Question: Did Nintendo's Switch Presentation Convince You to Buy, Abstain, or Wait?

  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro A month ago

    Over all, Breath of the Wild looks pretty good, but am I the only one who's noticed how goofy the sprinting animation looks?

    Posted in Opinion: Nintendo Switch Is Always Aiming For Second Place Behind Something Else

  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro A month ago

    Microsoft's problems are deeper than can be fixed by a more powerful console. They really need to branch out, and stop relying on the diminishing returns of the same stuff year after year. Halo Forza and Gears are not enough to prop up that business. If Nintendo's output isn't enough to move systems any more, Microsoft doesn't stand a chance.

    Posted in Revisiting Xbox E3 2014: Remembering All The Games That Died

  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro A month ago

    "And no Nintendo property has more cachet than Zelda—not even the immensely popular Pokemon. "

    This is 100% incorrect. Go back and look at sales data and you'll see that Zelda is one of their least popular franchises. They just don't sell as well as most of Nintendo's series, and nowhere near what Pokemon and Mario get. I think Metroid and Pikmin are the only ones lower on the totem pole.

    Posted in Opinion: The Switch's Success Doesn't Hinge on Zelda Being Available at Launch

  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro A month ago

    They should be uncomfortable with the idea of launching the Switch without BotW. I really feel like a LOT of the hype for the Switch right now is being syphoned off of the hype for "the next Zelda game."

    Posted in Opinion: The Switch's Success Doesn't Hinge on Zelda Being Available at Launch

  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro A month ago

    I like the was the Forza games are structured, but the actual driving has always felt a little flat and lifeless compared to Gran Turismo.

    Posted in Race Game Face-Off: Gran Turismo Sport vs. Forza Motorsport 7

  • Avatar for ATBro ATBro A month ago