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  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 10 days ago

    Well, I hope this remains a trilogy. I'd love to see this concept of an Uncharted-ish Tomb Raider put on the shelf, and maybe someday some different developer can revive the series in a way that pays more homage to the original, with more emphasis on platforming, exploration, and risk. You never know!

    Posted in Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review

  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 20 days ago

    @Vonlenska I think the opposite is true. I think this sort of overzealous self-censorship and controversy only gives more power to these symbols, and is generally a good thing for nazi recruiters. Trying to pretend like these groups don't exist doesn't make them go away, and in fact is probably one of the reasons why they are getting stronger in recent days.

    Posted in Nazi Tattoos are No Longer in Scum, Devolver Digital Issues Apology

  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 20 days ago

    While they're add it, I hope they take out all the violence. Because violence is bad, and nothing bad should ever be in a video game, just think of who might feel uncomfortable!

    Posted in Nazi Tattoos are No Longer in Scum, Devolver Digital Issues Apology

  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 20 days ago

    After getting to see this game more in-depth, I have to say it seems very disappointing. The Ninja Gaiden influence is kind of in name only, it doesn't play like a Ninja Gaiden game. It plays like any other modern indie platformer, not too different from Celeste. I think this game makes some big mistakes... it's way too easy and forgiving. The demon who eats your gems is not enough of a punishment. There are too many checkpoints, including one right before every boss. Overall just seems way too easy.

    I'm very disappointed with the game's soundtrack. There is kind of an obnoxious overly bouncy feeling to most of the songs that just sounds like it's trying too hard, but at the same time the songs don't match the catchiness of some of the classic games it's imitating.

    I would have preferred for them to take a lot more inspiration from the Ninja Gaiden games. For example, the cutscenes in original Ninja Gaiden games are really cool and stylish, without overstaying their welcome. This game has tons of inane and pointless dialogue boxes for some reason, why do it that way? Why not try to call back to the way cooler way that the original Ninja Gaiden told a story? Also, the original Ninja Gaiden had a cool artstyle which used a pseudo isometric style for the platforms which made it look distinct and different, where as the level designs in this game are very standard modern indie stuff with spikes everywhere. The backgrounds are very nice, but the tilesets are a bit laze and the same cave tileset is reused a lot.

    I dunno, after all the talk of Ninja Gaiden inspiration, this game seems like a real letdown compared to what I was expecting. It could have been so much better.

    Posted in The Messenger Review

  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 23 days ago

    The Quarble mechanic actually sounds like a lot of fun! Platformers like this need some sort of punishment to be enjoyable, but doing something a bit different and quirky with it is very appreciated. I love games that have fun twists on basic mechanics!

    Otherwise, sounds like a greay game. And its especially refreshing to have an indie platformer that is NOT trying to be Super Metroid,for a change!

    Posted in The Messenger Review

  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 23 days ago

    Sounds great to me! Also I dont mind a midi soundtrack at all, it matches the more old school vibe of the game. And quite frankly, I still love and listen to the music from the old games!

    So theres gonna be a Switch version? Thats awesome, seems like the ideal platform to play this on!

    Posted in Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Review

  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 27 days ago

    I really need to catch up with these games someday, though it keeps getting tougher and tougher!

    Posted in Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review

  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 27 days ago

    I think Miyamoto is just completely right. Those kind of skinner box, underhanded business practices are certainly going to come back and bite the games industry hard, and I think we're already seeing it to some extent. Fortunately, the backlash that has been happening the last year or so seems to be starting to curb the excess a little bit, so maybe we'll see a trend of more companies embracing a more ethical approach.

    Posted in Shigeru Miyamoto Has a Warning for the Games Industry

  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 27 days ago

    Looks great! At the very least, it'll be great to have more Persona-inspired music! And you definitely had your priorities straight, Persona 5 was one of the best games in years!

    Posted in Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight is a Beautiful Ballet of Bangers

  • Avatar for Flipsider99 Flipsider99 28 days ago

    One of the old X-Box's few worthwhile exclusives! Nice to see this finally coming back, and giving people a chance to experience it!

    Posted in Metal Wolf Chaos XD Skips the Midterms, Delayed Until Mid-2019