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Posted: 23rd October 2010 12:58

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I like FFVIII. Quite a bit. biggrin.gif

Also, I've never played a KH game, and I really don't feel any motivation to either.

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Posted: 23rd October 2010 14:18

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I think the Wii is better than the PS3 and the 360, and that the DS pwns them all.





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Posted: 23rd October 2010 15:29

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I think the Wii is better than the PS3 and the 360, and that the DS pwns them all.





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The sales numbers definitely won't. But I agree. When you think about it, it has the best games. Not just new, but classic, on the Virtual Console.

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Posted: 23rd October 2010 17:44
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I think the Virtual console is fantastic.

But the DS (or any handheld) is horrible. I have already mentioned my hatred for handheld systems so I wont say anymore.
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More unpopular opinions of mine:

Mega Man 2 is far overrated. It's unbalanced, it's got bad level design (between the Crash Bombs boss, and the Wily Alien being weak to ONLY Bubble Lead, and Quick Man's stage...yeah), it has no slide, and the music could be better. And the bosses don't even have invincibility timeouts.

Mega Man 4, 5, and 6 are the best MM games. In level design, in weapon choices (generally), and in music.

The X series plot is laughable. I'll grant that it was a decent attempt at making the series "grow a beard", but the result is rather silly at times. Why the heck is Zero falling in love with Iris, for example? Just for Angst's sake?

The X series should have ended with 5 because that's where Inafking intended it to end.

Mega Man Zero 1 kinda sucks. It's an okay game, but nothing terribly awesome about it.

However, Mega Man ZX is extremely awesome. I loved the generally hopeful tone of the game's story, especially in stark contrast to that of Z1. The soundtrack is also much better.

The Battle Network is pretty cool.

And finally, Mega Man II (for Game Boy) actually has decent music, even if rather high-pitched.

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Posted: 28th October 2010 18:32

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Hehe, while we're on Mega Man...

Every Mega Man Zero, Mega Man Battle Network, Mega Man Star Force, or Mega Man ZX game is basically worthless. They're challenging, but soulless.

The Mega Man X games are excellent in gameplay, presentation, and variety, but their storyline is weak at best. Not challenging that claim. This is not unpopular, but X1-X4 = awesome, X5 = flawed, but not awful, X6-7 = garbage, X8 = flawed, but not awful.

The best Mega Man classic game is Mega Man V for the Game Boy (!?). Breaks series' traditions, but keeps the style. Storyline successfully breaks some new MM ground in small ways, and fantastic endgame (especially compared to a normal MM endgame). Behind V is probably 4, 6, 9, 10, and IV. I'm drinking the new Kool-Aid and deciding that 9 and 10 are fantastic.

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Posted: 28th October 2010 19:40

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I keep remembering these opinions and then forgetting them!

I do remember the one though. I don't think that Battle On The Big Bridge is the be-*shot, then stabbed, burned, eaten, excreted and burned again by anyone who has played FFV ever*

*returns as zombie* -st song in the game. I've heard the damn thing too much, on Dissidia especially. I found the Home Sweet Home track to actually be the best FFV track with the Evil Lord Exdeath following closely behind. Now where's some BRAAAAAAIIIIIIIINSSS!!!!!

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Posted: 28th October 2010 22:12

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I think that every game in the Kingdom Hearts series is an overrated piece of crap.

I wasn't going to use as harsh language, but you pretty much beat me to this. You know how much I despise the Kingdom Hearts series. I wouldn't mind a game with KH's gameplay based in a pure FF world. I also would not dislike the series as much if it was a pure Disney game, though I still wouldn't play it.

Huh, I'd have used harsher...

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I think that every game in the Metal Gear series is an overrated piece of crap. 

I would have disagreed, but come to think of it, yeah. Even though I enjoy them myself, I know exactly why they have detractors and I can see that, in fairness, they are a little bit overrated.

Anyway, my own unpopular views. Whoever made this, may have not thought this one through...

I dislike Nintendo. Not a great shock, but frankly, I have very little love for anything they make that's not a handheld. They repeat the same things over and over even on those handhelds, their main consoles are about 90% shovelware and cut down PS2/PS3/XBox ports. They have been behind the rise of motion sensitive nonsense and that's my next point.

I hate motion sensitive nonsense. It was a gimmick that is now trying to be shoehorned into everything that moves. Sony and Microsoft have used it as life support for two consoles that should by this point at least have whispers of a next generation.

On a more positive note though, something I do like that some people don't. Silent Protagonists. Now, it's hardly unpopular, but I feel that the storytelling of games like Half Life and Call of Duty is more immersive than over the shoulder storytelling. Not all stories work with it, true, not all game types can work with it, but seeing the story from the eyes of someone there and not just following them as a floating space ghost puppeteer is IMO just better.

I enjoy console FPS games. Yes, I still prefer mouse/keyboard, but for me, a console FPS is usually just simple fun. Blunted these days by the fact no one seems to code bots into a skirmish mode and thinks everyone prefers to go online.

I enjoy taking on AI bots. Not just because of skill: true, I can't hit the broad side of a barn in most FPS games, and I have the tactical awareness of a wet sponge in most RTS games, but it seems to me that new games miss out on the simple of joy of bot based idiocy, and that there's no real way for offline practice in most games.

I dislike multiplayer games mostly. The nature of the beast is such that every second random is a complete moron. Either with a jumped up sense of ego, attempting to impose their version of fun on everyone, or just a complete muppet who runs around doing everything wrong in a crap attempt at griefing.

I therefore greatly dislike MMORPGs. Their subscription based nature, the fact they're just cheap mass produced dross, the fact they lack any real immersion for me in terms of story, and the gameplay is the same thing rinsed and repeated... Just urgh. And there's the fact all of them are either follow the leader of WoW, or just poor efforts to break the mould somehow. I admit though, I would gladly try any Starcraft MMO.

This one is bound to annoy some people, but I do not regard the music of Final Fantasy highly. Sure, there's the odd good song, but frankly, FF's soundtrack, from every era, isn't high on the list of great music for me.

I hate obvious linearity. Now, I do play linear games, Call of Duty and Half-Life for example. But those games have something to draw you in and either ignore or accept the linear nature of it all. I like an illusion of choice, be it sidequests, mini-missions, or just a fun story/game to draw you in.

I hate FF13 was going to be one of the opinions, but I guess that's not unpopular anymore since it's divided the fanbase as if it were a 32bit+ Sonic the Hedgehog game. Besides, I've moaned about that game enough.

I really dislike the poor application of firearms in many games, primarily the FF series, but in others too. Not just they become underpowered in RPGs, and the sword becomes mysteriously better, but the fact that for "balance" there are arbitrary and confusing differences between guns that by all rights, in the real world, will do the same thing. Why should the MP5 be stronger hitting from one round than an Uzi when both have similar ballistics and fire the same round? Surely it's not too tricky to have the bullet define the power of the shot, and the weapon type serve as a modifier. Gun A fires Bullet A, Gun B fires Bullet A, Gun A is more accurate, Gun B has a higher Rate of Fire.

On a related note, I dislike how ungrounded most jRPGs are in reality. Not our reality, but their own. More than one decides to hope people ignore things that contradict the universe of the game. And when I see something like that, it annoys me. It also annoys me when something is shown in game like swords being a better weapon, when nothing outside of battle indicates that there is any viable reason this should be so.

I greatly dislike the Kingdom Hearts series. I played the first, and to be honest, it wasn't so good. It really felt like bad crossover fanfiction in story terms, and gameplay wasn't too hot either. Characters were dull, and this was where I really began to dislike the designs and the sheer impracticality of much of the weapons and appearances of FF characters.

I prefer boring but practical to the "cool" and "awesome". Sometimes you get something cool and practical for a given role. But given that the stuff that becomes jack of all trades in a lot of RPGs is by all rights a very specialist, situational set of equipment, it's a little jarring. Clothing of the average FF character leaves much to be desired in terms of sensibility. All the loose belts, ropes, pointless pouches and tassels will snag. Rings on fingers, earrings, etc, all possible routes to serious injury when fighting, say, a giant ball of spikes or something.

I therefore dislike the constant influences of pointless, trivial, and flashy scenes in later FF games. All because you have the ability to make Cloud jump a hundred feet in the air in defiance of natural law (which, as noted above, there has thus far been nothing to indicate that this is even plausible in universe until you threw the DBZ bollocks in) does not mean you should

I also dislike the influence of anime in videogames. Not a shock it happens, but personally I'd rather the Japanese market did something to become distinct. There's far too much pointless talking the enemy to death, too much senseless calling of attacks and all that. If you're going to shoot, shoot. Don't talk.

I dislike the overuse or misuse of cliché. I prefer attempts at subversion, or approaches that don't light the cliché up in fifty foot neon letters and a hyperlink to the relevant page on TV tropes. Cliché is not as such bad, but must be used carefully.

And lastly... I hate it being clear cut. I hate the same thing applying every time. I hate being told side A is good, side B is evil. I like grey and grey. It's much more fun to wonder if the "bad guys" really are bad. Are NOD truly the nasty scum of the Tiberian universe? Are the Helghast really that bad?

Anyway, that's it. And no doubt, the fact most of that contradicts itself or is rambling is why it's unpopular. biggrin.gif




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Posted: 29th October 2010 04:39

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A few more opinions:

First, to elaborate on one of the things I said last time. I'm not a fan of the Kingdom Hearts series (conceptually: I haven't actually played it). It just seems like a bad idea to me. Maybe the games are of good quality, but I just can't get beyond the disney characters.

I dislike everything about FFV. Now, there's a pretty large number of people that share this opinion. The difference is that I don't like the game at all. I'm not even impressed by its battle system. It seems like low quality game in all respects, especially when sandwiched by two great titles.

I also hate motion stuff. It just gives rise to silly games without substance. Not to mention the fact that I usually play videogames under one or both of two conditions: sore from training or tired from work. In either case, I'm not terribly motivated to do any moving at all.

I can't stand handhelds. I'm not exactly sure why in this case: I like the idea of being able to play a game while on the move or when I don't have access to a console, but with handhelds I just feel like the magic of the game is lost. I don't get into the plot or the characters nearly as much, and the whole experience just seems more shallow.

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Posted: 29th October 2010 05:41

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I dislike Crisis Core alot. Same with Dissidia and Final Fantasy X. I also dislike The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario games. I just don't get... what's so awesome about them. wink.gif I told somebody that I didn't like Zelda one time and he almost died of a heart attack from shock....

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Posted: 29th October 2010 18:36

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I also dislike The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario games.

Well, I don't go that far. But I do often say that I think DKC is a better platformer series. DKC2, in particular, is in my top three all time.

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Posted: 29th October 2010 18:53
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I like Zelda and Zelda : Link to the past. Every other console version of Zelda is blah. Its just like everything else. "Make it pretty, who cares about anything else".

Mario bros are blah too. 3 on the NES and the latest Wii version were okay, the rest had almost no replayability. But Im glad they havent went the way of pretty vs play.
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Posted: 29th October 2010 18:58

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Re R8.50 Mango:

I also am not a huge fan of Battle on the Bridge. It sounds a bit too happy sometimes.

It's a nice track, but it is FAR overshadowed by the epic, ominous, and driving sound of Exdeath's battle theme.

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Posted: 30th October 2010 00:15

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i really hate the wii. i think it has absolutely no place in the video game market as the other two consoles do what it does but better. the games are garbage save a few exceptions, the controller is buggy, and the virtual console is highly overrated.

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Posted: 30th October 2010 05:42

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I hated Fallout 3 and have a feeling I'll hate Vegas just as much. Similar to R51, I can't stand the Halo or Call of Duty series and, with the possible exception of a guilty pleasure in Gears of War, I loathe pretty much any FPS or TPS played on a console. WASD and a mouse will always trump the awkward, choppy movements of thumb sticks guided by auto-aim.

I love the Dynasty Warrior series, but in particular, the Gundam titles. I've yet to meet anyone else who shares this opinion and it might just be entirely because I love senselessly cutting down endless waves of enemies and, with the Gundam-related games, because I've always been a huge fan of the various series.

Haven't played Fallout, but I really dislike Halo. Actually, that's not true. I just hate the hype. Halo's okay, but it's just plain not the best game ever and certainly not worth being the monolith of a series that it is.

Oh, and Dynasty Warriors is fantastic. Haven't played the gundam ones either but, seriously, Dynasty Warriors was so good that I actually went out, bought, and read Romance of the Three Kingdoms because I liked the story so much.

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Posted: 31st October 2010 02:53

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Re DCR's post two posts up:

Has anyone played Endless Ocean?

That's the first Wii game that I've been interested in that isn't a franchise game (i.e. a Zelda, Dragon Quest, Fire Emblem, Metroid, etc. game), and it seems to make use of its quirky controls and actually involve some decent depth (of gameplay experience and beneath sea surface).

I'd like to see if these "quirky" Wii games actually live up to the hype, for y'all fellow gamers.

On the other hand, though, I definitely have seen former non-gamers and now casual gamers--such as a middle-aged town councilwoman in my town--who are big fans of Wii games that we more traditional gamers would probably not focus on much and consider to be just bunches of minigames.

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Posted: 31st October 2010 19:00

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It's not so much gaming specific but it can still apply. I personally think vendoring stuff online sucks. Yeah sure, it's [initially] cheaper and awfully convenient but it cripples the aftermarket by eliminating physical media and hence any right to first sale doctrine. A lot of classics and potential sleeper hits have the potential to be forever lost to the ages, much as Bandai Satellite games effectively are and possibly some original version xBox Live games as well.

It's a thought that drives me absolutely batty, as most of my video games are after market purchases that I would've never had the chance to know about or play otherwise. I did not have an SNES when it came out and what really quite sucks even worse is that I didn't have a viable means of paying for a catalog order either (the latter of which is much of why I'm so late playing the Touhou games, which are exclusively available in japan otherwise.)

Game companies don't care and may in fact prefer this system because they only derive direct profit from principal buyers. I'd argue that we, the customers, should though:

Consider for a moment that most video game consoles have hundreds, if not thousands of games that we might never be able to exhaust during their lifespans. We might not even know they exist, at the time of their release. With this in mind, not all good games may sell well during their initial run and may never stand a chance to be run again if there's no market interest. Also consider that there's a good chance that there won't be any market interest to see a second run of a game nobody seemed to like. Still not caring?

Well perhaps you might, when you consider the fact that much beloved games like Super Mario RPG and Earthbound fit this criteria to a tee, with each respective title being something of a sleeper hit selling poorly in its own era. If they were limited to the current system of digital downloads, scarcely anybody would even know they exist. Mother 3 probably would've never existed if it wasn't for the aftermarket success of Earthbound and there wouldn't be a Ness/Claus in Smash Bros. either. I dunno if the same holds true for the Paper Mario series but it seems rather likely.

Also important to me but not quite as much as other factors: Let's say I do buy a Playstation Network game. It would be bound to my Playstation 3. This means if anything should just so happen to my Playstation 3 after the network goes down, all of the games I purchased off of the network disappear off into the aether! The backup utility doesn't allow restoration to another unit, to my knowledge.

A similar problem arises for games that require you to be logged into the network while playing because once the network or your net connection goes down, the game rejects your advances with more conviction than the Azumanga Daioh girls reject Kimura's. This isn't a problem with other downloadable media such as music, since it's relatively easy to back up and not locked down with DRM like video games are. At least not until cloud computing marks the return of mainframe/client service where we don't "own a copy" of the media but rather "have license to access it."

I consider this an unpopular opinion because most techno-nerds seem to approve of eliminating physical media in favor of digital downloads. The reasons from this include the aforementioned convenience in purchasing, making room for more hardware and elimination of middle man related production costs for a market where overall, only the latest and greatest matters for practical applications (who cares if MSword5 doesn't work on a computer, so long as the .doc can be read). Even those in favor of current physical media formats, typically only see them primarily as an intermediary step until we have the bandwidth to stream content on demand. Where are all of the anthropologists, historians and archivists? Oh right, they're all too stuck in the past to be concerned about the wave of the future. sad.gif

Provisions for the transfer via HDSD cards or similar media would be nice. They're small and they don't scratch. However HDSD cards are often considered cost prohibitive. It seems to work for the Nintendo DS though.

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Posted: 31st October 2010 21:12

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I actually thought that Sonic unleashed was a good game. The game gets way too much scrutiny for having a werehog. Sure those segments of the game werent anywhere near the day stages but that is pure nitpicking. The day stages were enough to keep me coming back to the game.

The boost mechanic was a very interesting way to evoke speed and ring management into standard gameplay. I found that the interface was very user friendly and that the game itself was one of the best sonic games since Sonic Adventure. If people are going to nitpick about things like werehogs and green eyes then that is their issue, however Sonic Unleashed is a great game that I would recommend to anyone who is a serious sonic fan and is unphased by silly things such as character design.

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Posted: 1st November 2010 03:44

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Quote (Glenn Magus Harvey @ 30th October 2010 21:53)
Re DCR's post two posts up:

Has anyone played Endless Ocean?

That's the first Wii game that I've been interested in that isn't a franchise game (i.e. a Zelda, Dragon Quest, Fire Emblem, Metroid, etc. game), and it seems to make use of its quirky controls and actually involve some decent depth (of gameplay experience and beneath sea surface).

I'd like to see if these "quirky" Wii games actually live up to the hype, for y'all fellow gamers.

On the other hand, though, I definitely have seen former non-gamers and now casual gamers--such as a middle-aged town councilwoman in my town--who are big fans of Wii games that we more traditional gamers would probably not focus on much and consider to be just bunches of minigames.

i had no patience for endless ocean it just didnt appeal to me, but i do love quirky games such as Flower.

the only wii games i enjoyed were twilight princess, the prime games (with the wii controls), and super smash bros. no others have made me think "wow, what a quality piece of hardware, i think i might buy one of these systems." i wouldnt be bothered if the wii went away.

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Posted: 2nd November 2010 13:51

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Here's one that's pretty unpopular:

I like effeminate male characters, and I think that people who complain about them are making a big deal about nothing—especially since more often than not there is also more masculine male characters in the mix as well. I think it's great that we sometimes get a more feminine male in the lead role, as opposed to the tired old muscle bound meat heads that have taken the spotlight for so long. Just because you're feminine, doesn't mean you can't be a capable fighter too.

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Posted: 2nd November 2010 14:15

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I like effeminate male characters, and I think that people who complain about them are making a big deal about nothing

You know, I like that. I don't think it makes any sense to get hung up over it one way or another, personally. It's about what the character does, not how they act or sound.

Anyway, I just rediscovered one that I had forgotten about, thanks to mass whining over at Kotaku: I really don't care that Microsoft is bumping the price of XBL Gold (or whatever they're calling it now).

Here's why:

  • I don't play online anyway - maybe once a month. That means that paying for the service for online gaming (as opposed to PS3) was already a bad deal for me.
  • The bump in fee comes up to be under a dollar a month. Pay it or sell your Xbox if you can't afford that dollar a month on your $300 console.
  • I do use the added content that Microsoft offers on XBL. I use Netflix probably twelve hours a week (and the 360 streams Netflix much better than my far more expensive surround sound box). I use Facebook to view photos that I have online - it's a lot more convenient than getting out photo albums for friends or for my wife and I to look at. I use last.fm to listen to music. I will use ESPN a lot as soon as they start offering live games on it, not just clips. If you don't have any use for those things, great, but stop acting like everyone uses their Xbox just to play Halo like you.
  • Nobody pays full retail for their XBL membership unless they're dense. If you shop AmaCoN, you can quite often find 12 or 14-month cards for well under what Microsoft charges online.


Seriously, if this increase in cost makes you hate the fact that you have an Xbox, let me know. I'll be willing to buy it from you cheap if it has a decent hard drive, as I wouldn't mind having a second for my office. smile.gif

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I use Netflix probably twelve hours a week

Wow. That's quite a lot of Netflix hours. I have trouble picking out movies that I haven't already seen yet as it is. I don't think I could get anywhere close to that amount in just one week.

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Wow. That's quite a lot of Netflix hours. I have trouble picking out movies that I haven't already seen yet as it is. I don't think I could get anywhere close to that amount in just one week.

My wife and I have several TV shows that we watch over and over again, every few months - 30 Rock, Arrested Development, old seasons of The Office, etc. Plus, we both like movies from when we were growing up in the 80s and 90s, and there are tons of those available.

Also, we just watch a TON of TV. Probably far more than is healthy. smile.gif



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Oh, that's right. I forgot you can watch TV shows and stuff on Netflix too. O___O



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I don't see why everyone LOVES Final Fantasy IV. I know that for its time, it was quite revolutionary, but I feel that nostalgia is all that's keeping it alive through remake after remake. While story is important in a good RPG, gameplay is very important was well, and I thought the gameplay in FFIV was crap. I dislike it when RPGs go "this is your party. You can't change it around at all. Your party members can do what they can do and can't do what they can't do. Deal with it." (Although I did hear that the Augment system in the DS version was great.) This is perhaps my biggest criticism of Lunar: The Silver Star (low difficulty level notwithstanding) but I digress.
I also feel like they were making up the story as they went along.
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"Wait, we've been everywhere in the overworld? Okay, let's have four more crystals in an UNDERWORLD! We're done there? Okay, now let's go to...the moon! And...and...Cecil and Golbez are part moon people! And they have to fight another evil moon person who we just met and who's actually the main bad guy oh look the game's done"


Also, Majora's Mask was, and still is, my favorite Legend of Zelda game.

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Halo's okay, but it's just plain not the best game ever and certainly not worth being the monolith of a series that it is.

Seconded. Of course, it may just be because I suck at Halo.

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My main problem with the series is that they did not represent the FF series well at all...It just doesn't make sense that they represented Disney characters fairly accurately but decided they had free license to butcher FF characters in this game. Also, why are there no FF worlds to visit?

Oh heavens, yes. I've never played KH2, although I was happy when I found out that a pre-FFVII character was going to be featured, since the only Final Fantasy games I've played are I-VI. When I saw the scene, though, I was incredibly disappointed at how Setzer was portrayed, as well as how little of a role he played. It annoys me that, to my knowledge, Kingdom Hearts has yet to feature any pre-FFVII characters, save Setzer.

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Unpopular opinions:I hate first person shooters.

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All these games just seem like copy paste action shooters of each other with almost zero or zero originality.

I seriously do not understand what the big thing about first person shooters is.

I play ten or fifteen minutes of one of these,i get bored and i start to cheat to see what kind of weapons you get because i find myself having no desire to continue to play and then i stop and i can-t be bothered to continue.

Going around shooting people without any story and character development just bores me to death.

Yet another unpopular opinion:

Zelda 2 adventure of link is vastly overrated.

I think zelda 1 and zelda 3 a link to the past are far better games and more enjoyable in game play.

For me,they took what was fun about zelda and its style and made it into something that no longer resembled zelda.

More opinions:Metal gear solid 4 is also vastly overrated:

The gameplay seems like a major step back from metal gear solid 3 and it feels like i am playing call of duty or medal of honor.

To tell you the truth:The story is pretty good and i find that it is still slightly better than metal gear solid 1 just because of the game play,but when it comes to the story itself and suspense,i still prefer metal gear solid 1.

There is too much melodrama and it resembles too much like a movie and not enough like a video games.

There is a reason why movies are not 100 hours long.

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I hate first person shooters.

Seconded. I usually can't stand a shooter unless it breaks that "mindless action" mold. That's one of the reasons I loved the Thief games so much. A good story will get me into a first person shooter as well, but those games are so few and far between...

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Dragon Age: Origins is one of the most boring RPGs i have ever had the misfortune of playing.i dont know why, either. i loved Knights of the Old Republic, and it wasnt much different. i just cannot bring myself to play that game anymore.

all of the Xbox Ninja Gaiden titles are terrible. the controls are jumpy and the camera seems interested in everything but my character. this is unacceptable in a game that requires split-second reaction times.

FFX-2 has the best battle system in the series to date.

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Thought of another one: I vastly prefer Super Punch-Out!! to the NES game. I was bummed when the Wii game barely had any of the SNES characters in it (and Aran Ryan looked totally different, man!)

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Thought of another one: I vastly prefer Super Punch-Out!! to the NES game. I was bummed when the Wii game barely had any of the SNES characters in it (and Aran Ryan looked totally different, man!)

Too bad the wii version left out some characters.

I played the snes game and i enjoyed it.



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