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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by Sarge Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:57 pm

Beat Shadow of the Ninja. Repeat, of course. Garuda gave me fits at the end, when he goes hyperdrive. Turns out I was doing it wrong, got it pretty easily the last time.

Anyway, it and Shatterhand are two of my favorites, not only for the gameplay, which both give me a heavy Sunsoft vibe, but for the rockin' music.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by ExedExes Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:08 pm

Sarge wrote:Beat Shadow of the Ninja. Repeat, of course. Garuda gave me fits at the end, when he goes hyperdrive. Turns out I was doing it wrong, got it pretty easily the last time.

Anyway, it and Shatterhand are two of my favorites, not only for the gameplay, which both give me a heavy Sunsoft vibe, but for the rockin' music.

Natsume seemed to have a mastery of NES music by the early 90s.

Dat intro.
Although now that title screen looks like it says "Shanow of The Ninja". ShamWOW of the ninja? Made by Natsume, you know they always put out good stuff.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by prfsnl_gmr Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:51 am

ExedExes wrote:Made by Natsume, you know they always put out good stuff.


They put out S.C.A.T.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by ExedExes Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:33 pm

prfsnl_gmr wrote:They put out S.C.A.T.

Yes and I happen to like that game!
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by Sarge Thu Jun 18, 2015 2:20 pm

prfsnl_gmr wrote:
ExedExes wrote:Made by Natsume, you know they always put out good stuff.


They put out S.C.A.T.

I see what you did there.

Also, even if the games aren't quite as good, Dragon Fighter and Choujin Sentai Jetman have awesome soundtracks.

EDIT: Just finished Shatterhand. I'd forgotten how tricky that end run can be. Thankfully, if you can get far enough in, you get to respawn infinitely at the approach run to the final boss, not having to go through the three other bosses on the way. Awfully nice of them. Still one of those overlooked gems on the system.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by Flake Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:29 pm

1/3: Super Mario Bros 2: Lost Levels (Luigi Run) (3DS VC/NES)
1/4: Super Mario Bros. (Wii / All-Stars)
1/15: Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii)
1/20: Super Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
1/28: Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)
2/15: Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon (3DS)
2/15: Super Mario Land (3DS VC/GB)
2/16: Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (3DS VC/GB)
3/3: Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (3DS VC/GB)
3/13: Dragon Ball Xenoverse (PS4)
3/23: Metroid Prime (Wii)
4/18: Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (Wii)
5/3: Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii)
5/10: Donkey Kong Country (WiiU VC/SNES)
5/16: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Hyper Stone Heist (GEN)
5/23: Mario Party 10 (WiiU)
5/25: New Super Mario Bros 2 (3DS)
6/18: Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)

Super Mario 3D Land is so absolutely amazing. That a game this good graphically can exist in the palm of my hands is a point of wonder for me. I feel like this is an oddly neglected entry in the Mario series. I think this is for two reasons: 1 - it's on a handheld platform which is always held up as a negative for almost any entry in a mainline Nintendo franchise except for Zelda.

2 - There is this really weird concept that this game is short and easy. It is like no one bothers to play the game again after beating the story mode and they are therefor missing 50% of the game. I probably cleared about 85% of the Special World levels before finally deciding I'd played enough. At World 8-2 with over 260 gold coins, I feel like I've gotten my moneys worth from the game. I might come back to it at some point though, maybe as part of a double feature when I revisit Mario 3D World to finish up the Special Worlds in that game, too.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by laurenhiya21 Fri Jun 19, 2015 12:12 am

1/10: Superbrothers: Sword & Sorcery EP (Steam)
1/10: Rusty's Real Deal Baseball: Bat & Switch (3DS DL)
1/11: Time Fcuk (Steam)
1/11: Coil (Steam)
1/17: Portal 2 (Steam)
1/31: Tales of Xillia (PS3) (re-beat 3/31)
2/12: Tokyo Jungle (PSN)
2/22: LoZ: Four Swords Anniversary Edition (3DS DL)
4/25: Stanley Parable (Steam)
4/28: BattleBlock Theatre (Steam)
5/3: Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon (Wii)
5/9: Excite Truck (Wii)
5/14: Elebits (Wii)
5/26: Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 (DS)
6/9: Klonoa: Door to Phantomile (PSN)
6/11: Tappingo (3DS DL)
6/15: Galaga Legions DX (PSN)

Total: 17 games

Hm... Galaga Legions DX wasn't bad. It's a simple, fast-paced, twin-stick shooter where you shoot as many enemies as you can before the time runs out. It's really nice to shoot at everything with a lot of explosions and flashy colours, but unfortunately a lot of the enemy pattern repeat a lot. Plus it's a bit on the short side (10 levels w/ plus time trials for each). I didn't mind super much since I only paid $1 for it, but if it was much more I would of been a little disappointed. Playing as Pac-Man with Pac-Man ghosts was kind of cool though!
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by prfsnl_gmr Fri Jun 19, 2015 9:56 am

Sarge wrote:
prfsnl_gmr wrote:
ExedExes wrote:Made by Natsume, you know they always put out good stuff.


They put out S.C.A.T.

I see what you did there.


To be clear, I love all of Natsume's NES games. It was definitely one of the best developers of the era.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by Sarge Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:09 am

prfsnl_gmr wrote:To be clear, I love all of Natsume's NES games. It was definitely one of the best developers of the era.

Oh, I know you were having fun. :)

I still wonder if they've got some connection to Sunsoft, either through a former developer or something, or just taking those games and reverse-engineering what they did. They really do feel like Sunsoft stuff, especially the way a lot of the physics are handled.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by Westane Fri Jun 19, 2015 2:14 pm

This year, so far, I've beaten...

Kirby's Adventure
Tecmo Super Bowl
A Boy and his Blob
Mega Man 3
River City Ransom
StarTropics
Super C
Super Mario Bros. 3
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II
Duck Tales (NES)
Faxanadu
Mega Man 2
Super Dodge Ball
Bionic Commando
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers
Contra
Final Fantasy
Rygar
The Legend of Zelda
Metroid
Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge
Duck Tales (GB)
Final Fantasy Legend
Gargoyle's Quest
Kid Dracula (GB)
Kirby's Block Ball
Mega Man V (GB)
Pokemon Trading Card Game
Street Fighter Alpha (GBC)
Super Mario Land

Arkham Asylum (PS3)
Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS4)

And, thanks to the Steam sale I was finally able to beat HuniePop... twice... Nikki is my waifu... *backs away slowly*
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