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Duvelle Jones

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  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 2 months ago

    AHHHHH.... Please, please post on Google Music Podcasts.

    Posted in The USgamer Podcast Returns!

  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 2 months ago

    You know, I worry about what happens to MiiVerse, and this only really highlights that fact. This discussion would have never happened had MiiVerse died and not been connected to the game, and personally I have been in love with the art on MiiVerse ever since the project got off the ground with the WiiU. Honestly it is one of the few successes the system had, and I am not sure that it stays around for Switches lifecycle (which it honestly should).

    Posted in This Splatoon 2 Reddit Thread About Furries Is Surprisingly Civil

  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 3 months ago

    Be very careful what you wish for...

    Posted in Can Destiny 2 Deliver "Too Much Damn Story"?

  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 3 months ago

    I am not sure that will happen in the case of Ogundimu. Akande is a eloquently DRIVEN man, and clearly enunciates himself as such. This is a man will little time for something as petty as relationship, he's got a world to change and it wait's for no man.

    Honestly it would be more interesting to hear more about his conquest to drive the world into eternal war and how that shapes with the reappearance of Talon's nemesis in Overwatch. Akande is more interesting to listen to in his element, reaping havoc, sowing war and fighting. Even if he has down time (he is a business man), I doubt it will last long... and I suspect that he itches to get back to the blood spilling, the fighting. A natural Blood Knight if there was one.

    Posted in Overwatch Fans are Debating Doomfist's Philosophy About Conflict

  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 4 months ago

    True but back when they just finished prime, Retro was rather clear on not being "just the metroid studio". It is half the reason that they started with that string of Donkey Kong Country Returns games, which turned out to be some rather great platformers.

    That said, I join you with that curiosity... if this isn't Retro Studio's project, then what on earth might they be working on?

    Posted in Retro Studios Isn't Working on Metroid Prime 4

  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 4 months ago

    This was sort of expected Comcept was looking for a buyer for a while now, and this was before the mess of MN9.

    I am a little more curious on what Level-5 has planned for the studio now since it is rather clear that Comcept's intention on being a publisher of games wasn't going to last long.

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

  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 5 months ago

    @lonecow "What if Kojima was the problem behind older franchises getting ignored."

    You know that might not be as far fetched as you might think, Konami's biggest issue with Kojima was budgetary and resource concerns (and the fact that Kojima seems to "spend like a drunken sailor" on Metal Gear). It's likely what got them to kick his ass out the door as quickly and hard as Konami did, and as much as Konami seems to penny-pinch (which to be fair, any business would be cost-conscious. Those that don't will not be in business for long) it would be something that is in the way to spending on other title without spreading themselves thin.

    But you know, that flies in the face of the narrative of "Fuck Konami." and blaming them for the fact that my first-born is dead and all, among other perceived transgression.

    Posted in Super Bomberman R Patch 1.3 Kicks Game Up to 60FPS

  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 5 months ago

    A mini Switch?

    I am not so sure that is so wise, but this does seem oddly familiar. Does anyone remember the 2DS? Does any remember what franchise released another game in the series at the same time as the 2DS?


    Pokemon is your answer, and to be blunt... I always looked at the 2DS as the pokemon machine. The 3D on the 3DS always limited that side of the market since you couldn't toss a 3DS to someone under 7, which was a large part of Pokemon's Demographic. So 2DS more or less filled a hole that Nintendo themselves created with the 3DS.
    And it worked for the most part.

    If you hear more talk about a Mini Switch, I would turn your attention to Game Freak, The Pokemon Company et all. Beacause if Nintendo has made anything clear over the years it is this, they will do what they feel is necessary for Pokemon to survive and they are more than ruthless about it. Wise or not, if Pokemon needs to be in smaller hands and/or on a machine with more battery life... IT WILL BE! Come hell or high water.Edited April 2017 by Unknown

    Posted in Nintendo May Offer Switch Mini in Next Fiscal Year, Says Analysts

  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 6 months ago

    To be honest, NO. No it wouldn't.

    Don't get me wrong, you are right in the fact that The Wii U rather slim library of games was a phenomenal batch of games to play. And that playing those games on the Switch would be great to those that missed out on playing them.

    But the Swtich will not build it's interest on a library of old games, and Nintendo knows this. The more new games to the platform the better and right now.... They NEED new games more than any other platform (the Wii U notwithstanding).

    Posted in Nintendo Switch Has Mario Kart 8, Minecraft, Rayman, and Payday 2 Coming This Year

  • Avatar for duvjones duvjones 6 months ago

    So Nadia... I guess we are in agreement. I am not so sold on the idea that the Megaman Franchise is in need of some rated-R content. Sure that is a territory that the franchise has never gone it, but it's flirted with the idea many times before with it's story telling.
    I consider Megaman X and Megaman Zero the last bastions of that idea, they are more gritty, there are a lot more themes to toy with, alot of those themes are themselves complex in nature, alot of those themes are themeselves "mature" in nature and you can really explore the depths of insanity with them (Zero's Dr. Weil in particular).

    Because of that, I think that Capcom have plumed the narrative depths of what the franchise capable of with mature storytelling, all without driving into the R-rating. To the point that Megaman ZX (and it's sequel Advent) was much more enjoyable by turning the corner on that, not that they too arn't serious (because they are, ZX is a Crapsaccharine World by definition... under the surface are A LOT of problems), but it's a lot more light-hearted fun in it than Megaman Zero and I really, really loved it for that.
    I don't think that Megaman right now need more blood, guts and gore. The franchise itself has never really been build on that and I feel Megaman does better with a story that is the opposite of that to be blunt. If Adi Shankar feels that he can do such without missing "the spirit of Megaman" in the process, he is open to try... I just have my severe doubts that it would be anything successful or produce anything of meaning.

    If Megaman needs anything right now, it's a need to explore the roots of the franchise and see what made it popular.

    @ArugulaZ "I... didn't realize fan fiction was so profound."
    It can be, but be warned.... there is a VERY good reason that Fan Fiction of any kind is considered one of the black holes of the internet. A lot of Fan Fiction.... Isn't good (which is putting it VERY mildly).
    Personally, I have been finding that Tvtropes helps in finding the "good" (most recommendations aren't so much good as they are popular) content but that is far from fool proof.

    Posted in Nadia's Midboss Musings: Nobody Needs an R-Rated Mega Man