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  • Avatar for orient orient A month ago

    I'm embarrassed to say I bought the physical version with the tarot cards when it came out on PSP...but haven't even put it in my PSP. Now I'm tempted to buy it digitally on Vita so I can play it on a much nicer screen.

    Posted in The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #24: Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together

  • Avatar for orient orient A month ago

    I said this in the Money Puzzle Exchanger article but Picross 3D (specifically Round 2 on 3DS) is the greatest puzzle game I've ever played. I prefer slower-paced puzzle games that reward methodical play over quick or escalating challenges, at least for single player. Trying to clear a board in Tetris or Puyo Puyo is really fun but can also be slightly more stressful than I actually want when I'm chilling out.

    VS puzzle games are a different ballgame. I've played so much Columns III: Revenge of Columns against my (now) wife on Wii VC.

    For single player puzzlers, if I can't listen to an audio book/podcast while playing then it's a no-go for me (sorry Lumines).

    Posted in What's Your Favorite Puzzle Game?

  • Avatar for orient orient A month ago

    Having just finished Picross S after 50+ hours (no assists) I'm ready for this. I was thinking of grabbing Magical Drop just yesterday.

    Shame the world's greatest puzzle game, Picross 3D, isn't available, neither would it work as well on Switch as it does on 3DS.

    Posted in The Switch's Secret Best Puzzle Game is This Retro Gem From Neo Geo

  • Avatar for orient orient 6 months ago

    I just don't see the grey/brown/monotone argument as the original game, along with Ico, has an extremely limited colour palette. Moss green and beige for days. It wouldn't work at this level of fidelity on PS4. As you add detail you also have to add colour.

    Looking for a game to recreate the feeling you had when you were younger is always a tricky proposition. From that mindset, assessing a game on its own merits becomes a lot harder.

    Posted in Shadow of the Colossus' Remake on PS4 Loses the Magic in its Quest for Technical Brilliance

  • Avatar for orient orient 8 months ago

    I would buy anything for Switch...
    ...but I won't buy that.

    Posted in Resident Evil Revelations Collection Will Test The Switch's Sales Power

  • Avatar for orient orient 10 months ago

    The touch controls on DS were imprecise to begin with - imagine trying to do it with a fat finger instead of a stylus - it'd be unplayable.

    Posted in I Wish Picross S Utilized the Switch's Touch Screen

  • Avatar for orient orient 10 months ago

    I'd never find the time to play FIFA on the big screen but portable is another story. I just may pick this up.

    Posted in FIFA 18 on the Switch is Missing Much More Than Just the Journey

  • Avatar for orient orient 11 months ago

    Probably the last physical 3DS game I'll buy - a fantastic way to go out.

    Posted in Metroid: Samus Returns Review: A Near Perfect Remake of an Underappreciated Gem

  • Avatar for orient orient A year ago

    This looks exponentially worse than the original's gorgeous pixel art; totally indistinguishable from many generic JRPG mobile games. Sigh.

    Posted in Secret of Mana Gets a Remake on PS4, Vita, and PC

  • Avatar for orient orient A year ago

    Solid list -- Sonic 2 is correctly the best (well, besides Sonic Mania) -- but the exclusion of the most popular 8-bit Sonic game, Sonic The Hedgehog for Game Gear and Master System, is an odd choice because it should have easily made the top ten. Sonic 2 for Game Gear on the other hand is hot trash on the level of Triple Trouble and Chaos.

    It's also worth mentioning that Sonic Pocket Adventure on Neo Geo Pocket Color is a precursor to the Sonic Advance series featuring classic levels and is also better than most of the games on this list.

    Posted in Gotta Go Fast: Ranking All of The Sonic The Hedgehog Games