After accidentally setting the DeLorean to reemerge a few weeks late, Episode 33 triumphantly appears to brighten the day of Negative Worlders all over the … world. Episode 33 represents part one of the two-part E3 review spectacular. In part one we hear from Greg (TheBigG753) about Nintendo’s year one strategy, from Anand about big E3 moments from the past, and from Jamie (PogueSquadron) about the Wii U GamePad.
Each guest also faces the wrath of five E3-related question from your hosts, Stephen (DrFinkelstein) and Joe (NinSage). Their answers may shock you**!!
So come on. What have you got to lose besides precious, precious time?
The musical interludes come from the beloved Pikmin and the theme music comes from Negative World's owner, Zero.
Log on to this episode’s forum thread on Negative World and please comment on whatever it inspires you to.
@Jargon The practical difference? Nothing. But there is a difference. Bundling the software forces people to play it and ties it in to the system's identity. What if Wii Sports weren't bundled? Do you remember how many people were carping about that before launch? And Nintendo Land is an even harder sell.
I understand that, but then why have a version without it at all? Especially if there's no incentive whatsoever to pick up the bundled version. Maybe there could be a version with the bundle for $25 more or something so there's a reason to get the bundle over just buying the game on its own, but more realistically I think the only option will be the bundle.
Well, another way to do it (that I'm not really a fan of) is to have SKUs to make it seem like there is a choice, and then the vast majority of your shipments are the SKU you want everyone to buy (with the game.) 95% of people are just going to be like what the heck, I'm here anyway, might as well buy it as opposed to running all over trying to find the SKU they want. Especially early on when the console itself might be hard to find.
I vaguely recall that Microsoft did something like this once?
Admittedly not having play much, I haven't heard the game say it or anything much, nor do I recall hearing other people say it much. Is Peekmin way wrong? To me the Pi sounds like a Pee. When I try to say pick-min it makes me feel weird lol.
Funny that this is a thing. Where are you both from? I doubt it has to do with dialect but who knows. Roy's from the south right? Rebonack?
Although to be fair, I've played about as much Pikmin as you have, so I might be mispronouncing it myself. It just struck me as odd, since I don't think I've heard anyone else pronounce it this way. But hey, it's like Mah-rio, you can say it however sounds right to you!
Hey Fink, noticed you have never played a Castlevania game and were thinking of starting with the 3DS one. Um... I dunno. It might be ok. But it's not really along the lines of the Castlevania most of us know and love, and it's some 2nd party developer, and yada yada it's probably not the best way to get into the series. I know the others told you this already.
What they didn't tell you is what you should do. And in my opinion, that would be... get a copy of Dawn of Sorrow (DS) and play it. ASAP!
Why Dawn of Sorrow? Aria of Sorrow on the GBA or Order of Ecclesia are both much better.
Because... I disagree? Dawn of Sorrow is like an Aria of Sorrow that has 50% more content. And Order of Ecclesia is good but the stage select thing makes it less interesting to me than the huge interconnected world of Dawn of Sorrow.
I loooooove Castlevania games, but I don't see too many of them as being head and shoulders above others. I think most all of them have pros and cons and most all of them still land on the awesome side of gaming.
Just my take.
But perhaps my many years of playing CV The Adventure just ruined my standards? =P
It just struck me as odd, since I don't think I've heard anyone else pronounce it this way. But hey, it's like Mah-rio, you can say it however sounds right to you!
Regarding favorite Castlevania games... um, that's a tough one! It depends on which style you're interested in: (a) Metroid style with RPG elements or (b) straightforward action platfomer (I love Super Castlevania IV).