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Francisco Villarreal Holguera

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  • Avatar for franciscovillarrealh franciscovillarrealh A month ago

    @Kuni-Nino There are long segments where Fi doesn't talk unless prompted, yeah, but the infamous moments of "NPC says a thing highlighting something in red text, camera pans obligingly, Fi appears to reiterate what you just read and saw" keep happening until well into the mid-game.

    (Fi saying you should try hitting the big target at the top of the Sandship's mast with arrows is probably necessary since it's the keypoint of a complex dungeon, but it feels handholdy when she does so after the in-game text says you can use the Bow to shoot far-away targets, with the camera panning to the top of the mast).

    My first time through the game I really felt the moments Fi didn't speak up, on later playthroughs the moments where she would keep talking felt more prominent.

    I'll agree that the three Ghirahim fights are different enough from each other to justify themselves, particularly the last one, plus they're spread out enough, but the Imprisoned had one rematch too many. And the second and third fights are less than two hours apart.

    Posted in Best Zelda Games: All Legend of Zelda Games Ranked Worst to Best

  • Avatar for franciscovillarrealh franciscovillarrealh A month ago

    Good on USGamer to wait a year before properly ranking BotW.

    I'm split on whether or not they should have reconsidered the rankings. On the one hand, it's a different staff now. On the other... Parish and Mackey (and was Jaz involved too?) were part of the team for so long, their weighing on the team's original rankings should still be seen as valid.

    Posted in Best Zelda Games: All Legend of Zelda Games Ranked Worst to Best

  • Avatar for franciscovillarrealh franciscovillarrealh A month ago

    @Flipsider99 The reveal was basically, "it's being worked on, but don't expect much news about it until Starfield's out." So yeah.

    And as it was two years ago: Nintendo (mostly) shows one game, wins (from a certain point of view) with one game (plus Fortnite).

    Posted in Nintendo and Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dominated E3 Twitter Talk

  • Avatar for franciscovillarrealh franciscovillarrealh 2 months ago

    @NiceGuyNeon Those last two parragraphs are the dealbreaker for me.

    I bought Super Mario 3D World at launch. Played it 'til some part of the post-game frustrated me, then left it aside for some other thing. That's around 8 hours. 60/8 = $7.50 USD/hr. Too much, right?

    But two years later, going through Mario Maker left me feeling like replaying 3D World again. No post-game, that's another 8 hours of playtime, so now the cost per hour is at $3.75.

    Last Christmas, watching Odyssey playthroughs and not having a Switch brought back the itch. 8 more hours, $2.50.

    I will likely keep doing another playthrough every couple of years, like I do with other platformers. Does that factor into cost/hour? Or just how long the first playthrough took me?

    Posted in Don't Be Fooled, A Game's Cost Per Hour Value is Anti-Consumerist

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    @JamesSwiftDay Yes, this has all the Legends content that didn't get brought into the WiiU, including Smooshed Great Sea, Earth & Wind Temples, the miniblins, Big/Stone Blins, Helmaroc King, Phantom Ganon and the DLC Adventure maps.

    Posted in Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Review

  • Avatar for franciscovillarrealh franciscovillarrealh 2 months ago

    *Parish praises the demo build*

    ...and just like that, the few doubts I had about this game have vanished.

    Posted in Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon Could Turn out to Be the Best Modern Castlevania Game

  • Avatar for franciscovillarrealh franciscovillarrealh 2 months ago

    @SpoonyBardOL Agreed. The final, everything-plus-DLC roster may be surprisingly solid for its size, but it really needs more Groose than just briefly featuring the Groosenator in a story mission.

    (I'm sure they could have added him in in Tingle's place)

    Posted in Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Review

  • Avatar for franciscovillarrealh franciscovillarrealh 3 months ago

    Inticreates has honestly done more good games than bad (and they don't even have half the blame for why Mighty Number 9 ended up the way it did), so I'm definitely... well, I'm a backer, so I'm already getting the game.

    But I'm sure it'll be great.

    Posted in Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is a New 8-Bit Castlevania-like Game from The Gunvolt Developers

  • Avatar for franciscovillarrealh franciscovillarrealh 3 months ago

    Man, I miss the days when the politicians decrying violence in videogames weren't obviously shifting the blame for school shootings from themselves.

    Posted in The NRA is Still On Its Anti-Video Game BS

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