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Dr-Lame

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  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 3 months ago

    I agree with everything you said here! Also, I love the image you chose to go along with this article. Crunch time really does sort of feel like like fighting the Demon Wall. But way less fun, and way more harmful.

    Posted in "Crunch Time" Should Not Be Celebrated, Praised, or Smiled Upon in the Games Industry

  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 4 months ago

    I've never thought of a game as being "pop" before. But you know what? You make a really good point. Those are some really "pop" games. And many of them are "pop" in ways that are completely different from one another. But yep...they're pop.

    Posted in The Most Pop Games

  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 5 months ago

    I was going to jokingly ask "gee, I wonder who wrote the description for this article?" But then it hit me that I could totally see Kat writing "Nadia is perfect."

    Either way, yes. Nadia is perfect. :)

    Posted in Axe of the Blood God 109: Nadia and Kat Gab About the RPGs at E3 2017

  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 6 months ago

    @Arvis-Jaggamar They made Ni No Kuni, and are finishing up Ni No Kuni 2 right now. They also released a bunch of Yo-Kai Watch games as well as Fantasy Life. Oh yeah...and lots of Professor Layton.

    Sorry if it turns out that I misinterpreted what you meant meant by "what the heck happened to them?", and you already knew all this.

    Posted in Keiji Inafune's Comcept Is Now a Subsidiary of Level-5

  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 7 months ago

    Man, these are great articles. Thank you!

    I played A Link to the Past not too long after it came out (not that I could have told you the release date back then)...I think I was in 8th grade at the time? So it's been so long now that I can't even remember if I had the existence of the Dark World spoiled for me before I got there. I know that I had the World of Ruin spoiled for me in Final Fantasy 3/6 by the physical map that came with the game. But the Dark World might have actually been a surprise for me.

    Regardless, I do remember that I knew before facing Agahnim that it couldn't be the end of the game. I'd played Zelda 1 & 2, and I knew there had to be more hearts, more dungeons, more secrets, more...stuff. I don't think I knew just HOW much more stuff, though. Because I do remember feeling blown away when I realized that not only was I NOT done, I'd really only just begun.

    Posted in A Link to the Past Uncovered, Part 3: Link's Trek Into Darkness

  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 9 months ago

    I've never played a Nier or Drakengard game before, but after reading up on Yoko Taro and watching some let's play videos, I gained an appreciation for how creative this series is. Then all of the positive reviews of Nier: Automata hit, and buying this game became a no-brainer. I've already ordered it, and now I just have to wait for it to arrive.

    I usually wait for games to get cheaper before I pull the trigger, but I'm too excited for this game, and I want to support it. Can't wait for it to show up!

    Thanks for another insightful review!

    Posted in Nier: Automata Review

  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 9 months ago

    Doug Bowser...with a name like that, you HAVE to work for Nintendo. It was obviously the will of his ancestors.

    Posted in The Nintendo Switch Enjoys a Strong Opening Weekend

  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 9 months ago

    I'm disappointed that it wasn't better, but I appreciate the breakdown of what it did right and wrong. I can tell that the types of things that bothered you would really bother me as well. Especially the feeling that you're just going through the motions without it making sense within the narrative.

    Thank you for the insightful review!

    Posted in Horizon Zero Dawn Review

  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 10 months ago

    @jimgamer Yeah, you make a really good point! A good D-pad is essential to enjoy a lot of games--especially 2D games. But even with 3D games, I always navigate menus with the D-pad. And while the pro controller D-pad may turn out to be nice, that's not a good portable solution.

    So like you said, they really do need at least some kind of joy-con with a D-pad. I just hope it won't take them a year plus before they finally come out with a "Super Nintendo on the go!!" campaign or something like that.

    Posted in Opinion: Switch Isn't for Everyone, But It's Definitely For Me

  • Avatar for Dr-Lame Dr-Lame 11 months ago

    You know, I feel like when the Wii U was announced, I was more excited for the potential of it than the Switch, but I didn't buy one until a couple of years into the system's launch. The Switch gives me less in the way of magical visions of gaming greatness, but I pre-ordered one right away.

    That probably has to do with the fact that with the Wii U, it was about potential (which largely never materialized, even though I do like the system). With the Switch, I know I'm going to like having my console games be portable. That's great functionality that I know will be there. And when I think about having Mario, Zelda, and a number of console RPGs be portable as well, it just has me sold. I think I'm really going to like that.

    I don't know whether the Switch will ultimately be successful, but I hope it is. Nintendo is constantly frustrating me, but I need that lighthearted, colorful, imaginative element they bring to gaming. Keeps me from getting too jaded!

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

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