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    • #5287
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      Wooo!

    • #31351
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      Eh?

    • #31347
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      Eh?[/quote:63bdc21e31]know the feeling… that’s obscure, even for you, Ivan!

    • #31356
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      You dont remember Ken’s made statements about 4D in relation to the PS3?

      Anywho, I just wanted to start an E3 thread.

      I am most looking forward to a Pilotwings game, how about you?

    • #31358
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      Who’s Ken?
      Whats 4D?
      Who are you anyway?

      I don’t read much about the PS3, or any of the next gen stuff to tell the truth.

    • #31359
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      yeah pilot wings would be a good one.

    • #31362
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      lol @ kyotokid’s gif.

      Wow, get a non-technical person to try and understand that sentence, lol.
      Personally, I’m a sony whore. I found the 360 predictably underwhelming, and am shivering with excitement about the PS3.
      While I find the Wtf (my own personal-use name for the Wii) interesting and chuckle-worthy, I’m reserving my flash judgements until we have more than, well, Flash to go on.

      Roll on the opinion-forming E3_2K6

    • #31365
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      Who’s Ken?
      Whats 4D?
      [/quote:ca2226ed22]

      Its refering to Ken Kutaragi comments about the PS3 being 4D

      http://ps3.ign.com/articles/696/696060p1.html

      The thing what’s disappointed me about the xbox 360 is that none of the games so far have been anything special. Does anyone know if the PS3 will upsample standard DVDs? Doubt it but hey I can hope

    • #31368
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      I hear the PS3 is just an advanced mediaplayer for FMV? Is this correct?

    • #31372
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      so whos getting to go to E3 round here? or were we all developing for other people to go 8)

    • #31373
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      When’s it starting anyway ?

    • #31374
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      wednesday i think

    • #31375
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      should be good fun, the big 3 will be fighting for the spot light! first it will be sony saying “look a how good <insert sequal here> looks (not as good as the cgi we showed last year)”, then MS will say “HALO 3″ and Nintendo, will say ” Yeah we were taking the piss, the name really is…” and then back to sony and repeat.

    • #31376
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      Lookin forward to finally seeing wot the wii is capable of doing and how nintendo plans to use the uniqueness of the controller within games.
      Hopefully some news on halo 3 too, and cant forget twilight princess, it will steal the show again this year methinks!

    • #31377
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      Sonic can drive now. And there is a human princess. Xbox360.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ba_Nii0X-fM&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ekotaku%2Ecom%2F

    • #31379
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      That human princess is very human!
      Really juxtaposes the bizarreness of Dr.Eggman (when was he Dr.Robotnik?) and Sonic’s overall cartoon style to a jarring degree!

    • #31382
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      Nice Square Enix support for Wii.
      Sony cant organise a press conference – its delayed.
      Zelda looks excellent.
      Eurogamer site down, nerds overloaded it again
      I, bed, go.

      Remember kids 05.30am tomorrow for the Nintendo conference…

    • #31384
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      Sony presentation at e3 last year was the best of the bunch (regardless of content)

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    • #31388
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      I actually ended up watching the gamespot live feed and reading the forums on penny-arcade at the same time.

      It was a poor showing.

      Eight days…looked pre-rendered to me.

      The whole press conference was very boring.

    • #31389
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      Sony….pfft…..all the innovation of a lump of granite.

    • #31390
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      You sad sad individual :)

    • #31391
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      saw new screenshots of motorstorm. looking good. Alot of motion blur being use, but nice.

    • #31392
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      Hmm… did they announce at some point that the PS3 would be region free? If thats the case I think I’ll be getting mine from the states, cosidering the difference in currencies but the bizarre decision to but the same digits on both…whats the difference there? 10, 20 %?

    • #31394
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      Hmm… did they announce at some point that the PS3 would be region free? If thats the case I think I’ll be getting mine from the states, cosidering the difference in currencies but the bizarre decision to but the same digits on both…whats the difference there? 10, 20 %?[/quote:51081f8c79]

      yeah its region free.

    • #31395
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      The drives are region free but you still have issues with the power supply and what not to worry about. If you’re buying first generation hardware I’d buy in your own country incase there are any technical problems. The cost of sending it back to the US would surely out weigh any savings. Will there be any issue with PAL/NTSC/SECAM?

    • #31396
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      I hope you’re not suggesting that sony would even consider shipping hardware before it was fully tested and ready for retail…

    • #31397
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      Good heavens, no. :)

    • #31398
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      buy off an importer and you should minimal problems taking it back. although they are rare in ireland.

    • #31401
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      Eight days…looked pre-rendered to me[/quote:afebfdfcae]

      Completely agree. For how much longer will this false advertising be allowed to continue? It amazes me that people continue to fall for it.

      We did a pre-rendered video, but purely for Publishers reasons / internal conceptualisation.

    • #31402
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      Furthermore, now I’ve had time to let it fester, I’m really annoyed by the way the developer put in reticules and HUD elements to make it look like it was ingame footage.

      If the future looks this good, I welcome it. But something tells me it doesn’t.

    • #31417
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      Eight Days is compltely pre-rendered as far as I can see.

      Hah, Boadle if you think thats bad, check out the trailer for Brothers In Arms: Road To Hell. Its absolutly hilarious, they’ve even rendered the same HUD that has been used in previous games.

      Oh and did any of you see this awhile back, Activision ordered not to show “misleading” Call of Duty ads again. At least they can’t get away with it on TV. :D

    • #31419
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      Is that the one where the Jerry is hiding behind the sheet on the washing line? I saw that one, but assumed it was real. D’oh!

      L.

    • #31420
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      There’s one thing you can say about this generation of consoles… we’re all going to look like nutters playing them

    • #31421
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      Yep Boadle, thats the one. I particularly loved the part where your team mate gets shot and he falls into your arms… :roll:

      And yea Ik_, I’m watching the Nintendo press conference now, I have a feeling people will think you’re rather insane as you swing your arms to Wii Sports: Baseball… :D

    • #31422
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      Its one thing to be playing in a large open room, whats it going to be like in a small one. Some how the I dont see the wii controller being as much fun in a dinky little room.

    • #31423
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      I’m sure Nintendo will have a solution to that, the “Wii Room” addon or something.

      I’ll get my coat…

    • #31426
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      See the Gran Turismo HD presentation? 60fps at 1920x1080p? Can’t wait for that one, have to buy me a big ass telly to boot

    • #31427
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      So in order to play a PS3 to its full potential you will need to fork out 600 quid on the console and another, what, 2000-3000 on a top spec TV????

      The tennis game at the Nintendo conference looked like great fun!

    • #31429
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      And you’ll have to pick up a game or two and a second pad. This gaming lark is an expensive hobby to be sure. But it sure beats fixing blue lights under Opel Corsas with spoilers

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      So in order to play a PS3 to its full potential you will need to fork out 600 quid on the console and another, what, 2000-3000 on a top spec TV????

      The tennis game at the Nintendo conference looked like great fun![/quote:08f755eaf1]
      The same is true of the 360.

    • #31442
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      The same is true of the 360.[/quote:8cda0064af]

      Not exactly, the 360 is 200 quid less and will probably be even cheaper by the time the PS3 is released. :P

      I take your point though. At the end of the day though, I would rather spend 2000 on a top spec PC then have to fork out the same or more on a new console and a TV that can play it to its full potential. I think HD still hasn’t got the market penetration to make it a big thing for this generation.

    • #31448
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      Just read Nintendos E3 report on Gamespy. All i can say is it sounds amazing. Hope the Wii is succesful, im buying one anyway. Ill buy a PS3 as well id say cos i have to play MGS 4 but ill definetly be getting the Wii from day 1.

    • #31450
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      I take your point though. At the end of the day though, I would rather spend 2000 on a top spec PC then have to fork out the same or more on a new console and a TV that can play it to its full potential.[/quote:586d1bf813]

      But considering if you were to get a BluRay drive for that computer you’re looking at a cool grand. I still hold that for all the hardware going into the thing its not that bad a price. Still wish they had of left theHDMI/USB/ethernet ports alone. I’ll be getting a Wii and possibly a PS3 depending on my standing come November.

    • #31452
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      reckon ps3 considering the hardware in it isnt such a bad price, sure its expensive but what do you expect for a cutting edge processor, a brand new disc format. Look at it this way a blu-ray drive will prob be around the same price if not more by the time the ps3 is out. So for that price your getting a ps3 for free :)

      Reckon ill purchase a ps3 and wii from day 1 if i can get one.

    • #31456
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      GTA IV is now launching on both formats simultaneously.

      I am leaning more to Wii and maybe 360 if anything.

    • #31458
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      I still have a feeling that Sony will dominate the market again for this round, but maybe not nearly as much so as last time.

      I’ve no intention of getting any next-gen console for a good while yet, but I’m leaning towards the 360 at the moment. (Especially if my friend goes ahead and buys the PS3 when it’s released)

    • #31461
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      I can’t see Sony dominating to be honest. MS will give them a real run for their money and I see Nintendo doing well, whilst not competing directly with either.

    • #31465
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      Isn’t that what happened with the last genreation? :)

    • #31466
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    • #31471
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      PS2 dominated last time around. With the Xbox and Gamecube fighting over the scraps.

      This time I think it will be much more balanced.

    • #31483
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      Only because it had about a 40million unit head start. I really hope the Wii is this generations leading platform. I’d fear for Nintendo as a console making company if it flopped. I think I’d cry if that happened even though I’m pretty sure it won’t.

    • #31484
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      should be good fun, the big 3 will be fighting for the spot light! first it will be sony saying “look a how good <insert sequal here> looks (not as good as the cgi we showed last year)”, then MS will say “HALO 3″ and Nintendo, will say ” Yeah we were taking the piss, the name really is…” and then back to sony and repeat.[/quote:592b837cb8]

      you predict so well darksaviour69 :D
      http://www.xbox.com/en-US/community/news/events/e32006/articles/halo3.htm

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      Eight days…looked pre-rendered to me[/quote:ff53681d1c]

      Completely agree. For how much longer will this false advertising be allowed to continue? It amazes me that people continue to fall for it.

      We did a pre-rendered video, but purely for Publishers reasons / internal conceptualisation.[/quote:ff53681d1c]

      Err Mr Boadle…

      http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=139594

      Looking pretty cool, even if it is a mock up

    • #31493
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      PS2 dominated last time around. With the Xbox and Gamecube fighting over the scraps.

      This time I think it will be much more balanced.[/quote:c77daadeb4]

      I think the Wii could really get Nintendo back on top this generation. I’ve had a PS2 and to be honest im just tired of playing the same old thing again and again. It has some original games alright but most of its best games are sequals to games ive been playing for the past 7-8 years. I bought a DS a month ago and im hooked on Nintendogs in a way that hasnt happened for a long time.

      I reckon there wont be much of a difference between owning a ps3 or 360 this time around except for the odd exclusive title. The only major difference is the ps3 controller which could be interesting alright.

    • #31494
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      The wii lovin’ keeps comin’

      Speaking to Suda51 and his cohorts at E3 today, Gamasutra has discovered that the Killer 7 designer is making an original game for Nintendo Wii, currently in development, in collaboration with Marvelous Entertainment and Spike.[/quote:d3d52c98d9]

      http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=9267

      Also ‘The Sun’ (!) loves wii..

      http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2006210370,00.html

    • #31497
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      And Microsoft love Wii too

      “Tell me why you would buy a $600 PS3?” Peter Moore, a Microsoft vice president, said in an interview. “People are going to buy two (machines.) They’re going to buy an Xbox and they’re going to buy a Wii … for the price of one PS3.”

      ….

      “People will always gravitate toward a competitively priced product — like what I believe Wii will be — with innovative new designs and great intellectual property like Mario, Zelda and Metroid,” Moore told Reuters.[/quote:5811ff44c8]

      http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/11/AR2006051100612.html

    • #31498
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      Kind of makes me wonder why anyone would buy a 360. Looking more and more like Wii all the way.

    • #31504
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      some controller options for the Wii
      http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=139785

      loads of choice considering you can use gamecube controllers too

    • #31510
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      I can’t see Sony dominating to be honest. MS will give them a real run for their money and I see Nintendo doing well, whilst not competing directly with either.[/quote:e3d4c15c02]
      It should be a little more balanced, but I still think Sony will clean up. All the odds are against them right now, but I still think they’re capable of doing it.

    • #31520
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      Jesus….even Microsoft are saying that people will be buying Wii’s……

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    • #31538
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      I dont know whether to laugh or cry… Their releasing a new MGS game for the PSP. So to get my MGS fix ill have to spend 250 euro on both…

      Oh well i wouldnt mind being able to play football manager on the train

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      I’m rather surprised people are defending Sony after this years E3. I mean in all honestly they completely dropped the ball this year, and thats saying it politely. The vast majority of their trailers were either pre-rendered, multi-platform or bog standard hack and slash titles. In my opinion, in terms of consoles anyway, MS and Nintendo came up trumps this year and hammered Sony in terms of their showings.

      Even some of my Sony fanboi friends were completely stumped.

      Simon: So what were you’re favourite parts of the the Sony conference.
      Friend: MGS4, Final Fantasy XIII and Eight Days. Oh and Assassin’s Creed…
      Simon: You do realise that the MGS4 was all pre-rendered, there was little to no info on the second and Eight Days was all pre-rendered too? Oh and Assassin’s Creed will probably be on the XBox360 too.
      Friend: But…*goes silent*

      ’nuff said to be honest. :D

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      Sony’s Kutaragi Says That PS3 Should Cost Consumers More
      lol?

      It’s a question of what you can do with that game machine. If you can have an amazing experience, we believe price is not a problem.”[/quote:cab319f73f]
      But so far they’ve shown nothing that couldn’t be reproduced easily on the $300 XBox360….go figure.

    • #31547
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      Oh man…
      I dunno how I’m going to finance my Playstation requirement (yes, that says requirement, so shoot me).

      This generation is just too damned expensive! I know plenty of people who want a HDTV for their 360, but it just costs too much. Maybe Sony were counting on Microsoft accruing a negative image on the HD issue, but if that was the case, they should have held off on announcing the pricepoint for longer, just so that the HDTV-Xbox association could be cemented before everyone went “$600!!”.

      That of course means that Sony would have to assume that everyone who buys a PS3 already has a 360, which is an unhealthy assumption anyway.

      I guess it boils down to that timeless question:
      WTF are they thinking?!

    • #31549
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      Oh man…
      Maybe Sony were counting on Microsoft accruing a negative image on the HD issue, but if that was the case, they should have held off on announcing the pricepoint for longer, just so that the HDTV-Xbox association could be cemented before everyone went “$600!!”.[/quote:a18bf6896e]
      I don’t get you. The more expensive Playstation 3 is also HD and they’ve made a far bigger fuss about it so why would you think that they were waiting for MS to get negative press about it? :?

    • #31550
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      Because MS were first.
      I figure they were in a meeting last year and said:
      Well, the Xbox’ll be out first. But if we let them push HD, then people will be more accustomed to the idea and rollout will be higher. Then we can come along with our expensive machine and not look so bad.

    • #31551
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      Ah…

      The only problem in so far as I can see is that Sony made a much bigger deal of HD before MS did regardless of when their console was coming out, hence negating that advantage. Anyway, its going to be a long time befroe HD TVs are mainstream so I don’t think its something MS are worrying about in the short term.

    • #31555
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      Kind of makes me wonder why anyone would buy a 360. Looking more and more like Wii all the way.[/quote:9371d3c9a1]

      For Gears of War, Xbox Live etc etc etc

    • #31556
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      “I think Peter Moore is exactly right,” Harrison said. “I think Nintendo will be the second system consumers purchase after PlayStation 3. I haven’t had a chance to check out the Wii myself, but Nintendo has a great history of innovation and has always done great things for gaming and long may they do so.” [/quote:0477618fa0]

      Oh well at least both sides like the Wii or at least don’t view it as too big of an opponent.

      Full article here

      For Gears of War, Xbox Live etc etc etc[/quote:0477618fa0]

      I understand where you coming from, my point was regarding the comments that people should buy both an Xbox 360 and Wii or even now a PS3 and Wii. If its a factor of money people aren’t going to buy 2 consoles.

    • #31558
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      I thought the microsoft conference (especially the news on Live Arcade!) was great, and i plan to own one before 2020.

      But if i had the choice of picking up a PS3, and playing a load of cross platform titles, or buying a Wii and putting an extension on my house with the money i saved not giving sony money, youll find me in my new “Wii room” playing Zelda till the early hours.

    • #31561
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      That MotorStorm game looked good ! :D

      We weren’t there on the first day of the show but it got there eventually…this thread is funny – it goes from negative to very postive as soon as vids appear with stuff like the bike and atv ragdolls flying through the air

      http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=100020

      cool gifs…
      http://www.strangereaction.com/imagehost/albums/userpics/10287/motor-trip.gif
      http://upsilandre.free.fr/videos/crash.gif
      http://upsilandre.free.fr/videos/motorstorm.gif
      http://www.gaming-age.com/staff/jim/misc/motorstorm_spin.gif

    • #31563
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      looks good indeed. shaping up really good.

      I read though ye’re taking a bit of a gashing cause someone said ye were using parallax mapping for the illusion of deformation instead of actually doing it via full geometry deformation like us? Any truth in that?
      both games should rock. roll on ps3..

    • #31573
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      youll find me in my new “Wii room” playing Zelda till the early hours.[/quote:7003706269]

      Will you be playing Zelda til the Wii hours???

      http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=64740

    • #31584
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      Indeed, playing this short demo I was amazed by just how disillusioned I’ve become. Having already played through and completed Zelda 64 and The Wind Waker, I can only hope the game offers at least something more than the tired mechanic of going to a dungeon, finding an item in the dungeon that is critical to beating that very dungeon, and then killing the boss with that item too. Repeatedly. Twilight Princess is really going to have to offer something more, and using the Wii controller in such a predictable way isn’t going to cut it.[/quote:5de69b57ad]
      Isn’t that exactly what Zelda is all about? If you change that, surely you’re not making Zelda anymore…

    • #31639
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      Sure, and that has been fine in the past but peoples expectations are so much higher now, and the consoles are capable of so much more

    • #31644
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      Sure, and that has been fine in the past but peoples expectations are so much higher now, and the consoles are capable of so much more[/quote:747f1613a3]

      Yeah, like that Gran(d) Turismo game that you played a while ago, but running in a higher resolution

    • #31653
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      This made me laugh – Sonys e3 2006 Press Conference Condensed to 1min

      http://youtube.com/watch?v=pJElsNaC6yQ

    • #31660
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      I have to agree with what Omen said. Zelda is great the way it is.

    • #31664
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      Yeah leave Zelda alone. I have yet to play one and i want to see what all the fuss is about… Can’t wait to play Zelda DS… I better get back to work, i’ve been slacking off all morning…

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      A link to those Zelda pics that came out a wee while ago…sorry about the drool on the floor – this game is too pretty!

      http://www.g-freaks.de/?sn_show_news=1940&cat=5

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