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Old 12-12-06, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by PixyJunket
Oops, I meant PS1/PS2 games.
Seems like they gave high scores to some 2D games there as well. Symphony of the Night and Klonoa come to mind.
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Old 12-12-06, 02:37 PM
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Originally Posted by PixyJunket
EGM...

It reads like a print version of G4 in my opinion.
That is the best way I've ever heard the modern EGM described. I long for the days when EGM took the industry seriously and actually had meaningful editorials.
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Old 12-12-06, 02:41 PM
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That is the best way I've ever heard the modern EGM described. I long for the days when EGM took the industry seriously and actually had meaningful editorials.
That I will agree with.

These days it just sits by the crapper and I seldom read more than the reviews, and even though I mainly just pay attention to the scores and the good and bad blurbs. But that's what I like about it as I don't really give a shit about others opinions and just like to get a general feel for a game I may be on the fence about checking out. I've never been compelled to read these long ass online game reviews very often.
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Old 12-12-06, 03:44 PM
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Originally Posted by taffer

Stuff like that will go a long way to reaching the non-gamer market that Nintendo wants.
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Stuff like that will go a long way to reaching the non-gamer market that Nintendo wants.
Yeah I'm sure a lot of idolize Dr. Phil. Hell he's my personal jesus.
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Old 12-12-06, 05:41 PM
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Well, I've read about four different reviews and I think i'm going to go ahead and pick up Elebits anyways. Seems like a fun game.
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When does Far Cry Wii come out?
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Old 12-12-06, 09:16 PM
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Wii Sports continues to motivate people to stop by a bit early to get a bit of playing in before moving onto other events, and beyond that it is a bit surprising to me how much people enjoy messing our creating Miis.

Other than that I have gotten through the first three temples in Zelda and it certainly reminds me of Link to the Past of OoT in overall feel. Scored my first hole-in-one in Wii Sports Golf today as well on the second hole and if not for the sixth hole I would have had a record -3 game.
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Old 12-12-06, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Icon769
When does Far Cry Wii come out?
Tomorrow according to EB Games along with Elebits, World Series Poker, and Chicken Little. Evidently Super Swing Golf got bumped a day to the 14th.

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Old 12-12-06, 11:15 PM
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I think I'm finally set with all my Wii hardware purchases.

Have the extra Wiimote and nunchuck I got at launch, a 1 GB SD card I picked up cheap in the office max deal I posted, found the S-video cable over the weekend, and finally got my hands on a Classic controller and tried out the VC with Gunstar Heroes (which is great).

I already have a 1051 GC mem card, a Wavebird and 1 wired GC controller so I should be all set except for buying games from here on out.
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Old 12-13-06, 12:37 AM
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I just discovered that my laptop has an SD card slot (its an E1505) right under the place where you plug the sound cord in. I transferred photos and had fun with the photo channel today . Some people may have even received some of that fun too .

P.S. I managed to order another Wii Remote from Amazon when they had them in stock a few days ago. All I need now are the rechargable batteries and I think I'm all set. Thanks for the suggestions up above guys!
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Old 12-13-06, 01:07 AM
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Wow the soccer moms were pretty excited to be getting a Wii.
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Wow the soccer moms were pretty excited to be getting a Wii.
Probably for their little soccer players.

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Old 12-13-06, 07:35 AM
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EBgames said Elebits doesn't come out till the 19th. Which one is the official release?
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Old 12-13-06, 07:47 AM
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Yay.. My Component cables from the Nintendo Store shipped on the 7th even though I just got the shipping notice today. Hopefully they arrive today or tomorrow. They were in IL as of the 11th, and that was the last update.

IL to MI shouldn't take more then a couple of days.
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Old 12-13-06, 07:58 AM
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i should have upgraded to a faster rate of shipping. Mine shipped on the 11th, and I won't get them till the 19th. O well
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Thought some of you would find this interesting, don't know if it's happened to anyone else: I took a few Wii games back to Target (unopened of course) and the person behind the counter started refunding my money but the manager came up and said "no!". She made the cashier OPEN up all four games and mark them as damaged. She said they had to make sure the games were still in the cases. Now, I can understand the reasoning (sort of) but to open ALL of them? And who has one of those expensive wrapping machines sitting in their house, this isn't a cheapo shrink wrapping over these games either... They did refund my $, I was just very shocked when she started ripping into the games.
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Old 12-13-06, 09:12 AM
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Don't the cases have security stickers on them too? Seems like they went a bit overboard on you.
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I have 2 Wii games to take back to Target. I'll report what happens.
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Heh my buddy made a Mii of Kim Jong Il (and a few other communist leaders), they look spot on. Great as secondary Guest Miis.
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Old 12-13-06, 09:18 AM
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i hope they update the Mii creation with more options in the future. Even if they charged a couple dollars for the update, I would still do it
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Old 12-13-06, 09:28 AM
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My only thought on why they'd open all the returned games and make them as damaged is that they already have too much stock of those games, and by marking them defective they can send them back to the publisher and get their money back as well.

i.e. they don't want to get stuck with them sitting on the shelf.
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i hope they update the Mii creation with more options in the future. Even if they charged a couple dollars for the update, I would still do it
It has been reported that in the Wii version of Animal Crossing you find outfits that you can put on your Mii and those will appear on the regular Mii channel.

I don't have a link, just remember reading it yesterday.
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wow, that would be pretty insane, considering you get to make your own pattern designs in all the games, which could equate into you making your own shirts for your Mii characters
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Originally Posted by Josh Hinkle
My only thought on why they'd open all the returned games and make them as damaged is that they already have too much stock of those games, and by marking them defective they can send them back to the publisher and get their money back as well.

i.e. they don't want to get stuck with them sitting on the shelf.
I don't know if that would be it.

Maybe that particular Target has been getting empty game cases returned that looked professionally shrink wrapped? Still seems odd though in any case.

At least the person got their money refunded.
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