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Socoder -> Off Topic -> Mario's 35th

Posted : Thursday, 03 September 2020, 11:36
Jayenkai
Mario 35! Linkage

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Posted : Thursday, 03 September 2020, 11:36
Jayenkai
Gotta say, kinda disappointed...

The Game&Watch Mario looks great, but I feel like the Gameboy Color DX edition had WAY more features.
Also, the "3D AllStars" sounds good on paper, but could they not have given Mario64 a makeover?
The DS version had better assets..
Come on...

The remote control Mario Kart looks fantastic, but you'd need 2 switches.. .. and 2 players!!!
And 2 karts!!!

Nah..

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Posted : Thursday, 03 September 2020, 11:57
Krakatomato
Oh, colour me excited. Super Mario Sunshine in HD on the Switch? Yes please. Take my money.... wait a minute...

Fifty quid. FIFTY QUID.... And that's fifty quid for physical AND fifty quid for digital!

Why are digital games the same price (or more) than physical games. I don't get it. Or is my brain stupid?

Fifty quid. Fucking hell. No.
Posted : Friday, 04 September 2020, 04:23
rychan
Hmmm, how much for the game and watch I wander.... Triston was super excited about the remote control mario kart but I'm speccing him out a new PC for christmas as it is! He'll end up with a nicer one than mine the lucky kiddo!

You could probably HD mod a gamecube for around the same price and get a similar effect I reckon re: Sunshine HI-DEF

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Posted : Friday, 04 September 2020, 04:53
Jayenkai
£44.99 linkage

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Posted : Friday, 04 September 2020, 05:07
rockford
You could probably HD mod a gamecube for around the same price and get a similar effect I reckon re: Sunshine HI-DEF

You could, but you couldn't exactly fit it in your pocket, or play without a tv.
Posted : Friday, 04 September 2020, 05:53
rychan
Ahhh yeah, I forgot about that aspect, heh!
Posted : Friday, 04 September 2020, 05:57
rychan
Ohhh, it's tempting me that game and watch y'know....

No, must resist...spending monies....

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Posted : Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 09:31
Jayenkai

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So, they're all just emulated?
Gotta say, biggest disappointment, EVER!!!!!
Of all the things they could've done, no enhancements, no new levels, nothing.
What an absolute crapfest.

Not even the Mario64DS enhancements...

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Posted : Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 10:11
spinal
With the recent source code re-compiles, the homebrew community have genuinely outdone Nintendo when it comes to Mario64.

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Posted : Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 12:15
rockford
With the recent source code re-compiles, the homebrew community have genuinely outdone Nintendo when it comes to Mario64.


It's not just Super Mario 64 that homebrew improves either - pretty much every GameCube, Wii and Wii U game is enhanced in newer emulators and there are HD patches for many N64 games too.
Posted : Friday, 18 September 2020, 01:47
spinal
I just don't understand Nintendo. If there's something that pirates are doing and you want to prevent them doing it, the best practice is to remove their need to do it. Mario 64 can have a couple of cheat codes applied to make it widescreen, and Nintendo didn't even bother themselves to do that. It would have made the game a lot better with literally zero effort. It's the donkeykong VC all over again

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Posted : Friday, 18 September 2020, 05:16
Jayenkai
I really do appreciate that Covid fucked up a lot of their plans. That the big Super Nintendo Land got postponed, and even the Olympics, which together would've made for an epic Mario Event..

But come on, guys.
Slapping a couple of emulators and a frontend together is NOT the way to celebrate Mario's 35th.

I understand there's been texture tweaks and stuff, but Mario64 was already upgraded for the DS edition, and there's really no reason they couldn't have expanded on that, or at the very least, included it in the bundle.

Very very disappointed by this, and sure am glad I didn't rush to preorder it.

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