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    • A 34 year old male gamer
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    Write 68

    Nintendo Switch accomplishes the sweep in the USA in 2019

    in Sales Discussion on 09 January 2020

    I had no idea. Very impressive. ...

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    The 10th Annual Greatest Games Event - Discussion Thread

    in Gaming Discussion on 31 December 2019

    Got my list finished. ...

    Write 26

    The Evergrowing Backlog of 2019

    in Gaming Discussion on 21 December 2019

    Ugh, my backlog is getting a little ridiculous. I still have Wii games I need to play. Hell, there are still a few Wii games I want to buy. Still some Wii U games. Still some 3DS games. And an ever expanding list of Steam games. Most of those are games I missed from the last gen, so when they go on sale for like $5, they are hard to resist. Being an adult sucks.  No time to play. ...

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    Star Wars Episode 9 currently the 3rd lowest reviewed movie in the series by critics

    in Movies Discussion on 21 December 2019

    My take away? Holy shit, The Force Awakens got a 93%? That movie was hot garbage, and I can't believe they went back to Abrams for the third. I haven't seen the new one yet. I will probably wait a few weeks for when the crowds die down before I go see it. ...

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    So I just noticed...Gamerankings disappeared....

    in Gaming Discussion on 15 December 2019

    Azzanation said: SammyGiireal said: Gamerankings was dedicated to gaming and had a better, deeper catalogue of titles from even the 16-bit era. I havnt checked but i throught Metacritic did as well.  Thats a shame, Maybe Metacritic can gain access to Gamerankings archives and use the missing info into there own site. I just checked some SNES games I know...

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    This place is getting deserted, and we have to do something about it

    in Website Topics on 12 December 2019

    RJTM1991 said: Said it before, but I think that politics is the problem. Couldn't count the amount of times I've come on this site only to instantly hop onto another as soon as I see Trump/Democrat threads. Shit's exhausting and divides everyone, and when one side dominates discussions, anyone with opposing views is going to go elsewhere. You can hide those from the Hot Topics using...

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    Top 12 GameCube Games Ever!

    in Nintendo Discussion on 08 December 2019

    From the games I owned and played, here are what I think are the top games.Top Exclusives:Eternal DarknessLuigi's MansionMario Kart: Double Dash!!Metroid PrimeMetroid Prime 2: EchoesPikmin 2Star Wars Rogue Leader: Rogue Squadron IISuper Mario SunshineSuper Smash Bros. Melee(Never played Pikmin and didn't play Wind Waker until it hit the Wii U. You could probably add both of those to the list. I...

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    Best Luigi's Mansion game

    in Nintendo Discussion on 26 November 2019

    Tagging.I haven't played the 3rd yet, so I can't vote. I am interested to see how this turns out though. The first 2 are definitely solid little games. I enjoyed both a lot. It has been a long time since I played the first, so it might be a bit of nostalgia, but I do think that the first is a bit better than Dark Moon. I enjoyed the large interconnected mansion a bit better than the separate...

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    The Game Awards 2019 Winners

    in Gaming Discussion on 21 November 2019

    I have literally never even heard of Control before. ...

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    Would you pass on a game due to its art style?

    in Gaming Discussion on 13 November 2019

    When I was younger, I probably let that affect me. I never got around to buying Wind Waker for the GameCube. That stuff doesn't bother me any more. There is typically a reason a game has a particular art style. I will trust the developer on that. I care WAY more about how a game plays. ...

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    Just picked up an old CRT TV and holy moly this is a gamechanger

    in Gaming Discussion on 13 November 2019

    Yeah, there is a reason I saved my old CRT for whenever I finally get around to finishing my basement. It is fantastic for those old consoles. ...

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    The 10th Annual Greatest Games Event - Discussion Thread

    in Gaming Discussion on 11 November 2019

    The greatest part of the VGChartz year is here! I swear I will have my list done before December 31st. :-P ...

    Write 68

    The 10th Annual Greatest Games Event - Official Thread POST ONCE

    in Gaming Discussion on 11 November 2019

    Rank Title Platform(s) Developer Year YoY #50 Wii Sports Resort Wii #49 Wii Sports Wii #48 Affordable Space Adventures Wii U #47 SteamWorld Dig Wii U #46 Gears of War 2 X360 #45 Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 Wii #44 World of Goo Wii #43 Golden Sun GBA #42 The Simpsons: Hit &...

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    This place is getting deserted, and we have to do something about it

    in Website Topics on 20 October 2019

    curl-6 said: Metallox said: It's a shame to see VGC in this state, but I have always been wondering: which sites people frequent these days? Forgive my ignorance, but this site, along with Nintendo Everything, are the only exclusively gaming-focused sites in English I visit. Anything else comes from Reddit, YouTube and occasional visits to ResetEra. Yeah I've been wondering...

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    How bout dat Blizzard!? UPDATE: Blizzard responds with "China isn't involved please believe us!"

    in Gaming Discussion on 13 October 2019

    It is going to be easy for me because I don't really buy many Blizzard games. I was kind of looking forward to the new Warcraft III and maybe Diablo III once I got a Switch, but I think I will just pass on those. I have so many other games to play that there is no reason for me to support a company that pulls bullshit like this. ...

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    What's the single best game Nintendo has ever created?

    in Nintendo Discussion on 06 October 2019

    curl-6 said: For me it's got to be Super Mario Galaxy. As others have stated, it's one of those games that's sublime to the point of near utter perfection. Everything from the tight controls, to the incredibly creative level design, to the wonderful music, to the beautiful visuals, it's superb in every single aspect. But tying all these brilliant components into a cohesive whole is this...

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    What's the single best game Nintendo has ever created?

    in Nintendo Discussion on 06 October 2019

    d21lewis said: *malfunction**malfunction**system overload* 100% this. But back to the OP's question, I guess if I have to choose, I am going to go with The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. I was 15 when that game came out.  Ocarina of Time had just come out 2 years before, and was absolutely amazing.  It just blew my mind.  I couldn't wait to see what the follow up to...

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    Nintendo's game output is improving but still pathetic compared to Wii/DS era

    in Nintendo Discussion on 06 October 2019

    I expected to see a lot more evidence in the OP. Like charts or at least numbers on games released in each year of each consoles life. Instead, we got vague assertions. Vague assertions that are likely true, I just don't know how true without the actual numbers. And no, I am not going to do the work for you. And why are you comparing the current output with the Wii and DS? It would make...

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    Favourite Gears of War Game?

    in Gaming Discussion on 06 October 2019

    I voted for Gears 2. Gears 1 was a great game, but 2 just polished everything up to make an even better campaign. On top of that it added Horde mode, which was a ton of fun, and much better than the standard multiplayer. I think I only played a little bit of 3, or was it 4? I am not really sure anymore. I've stopped playing the series. Once I was out of college, I didn't really have...

    Write 110

    What Went Wrong? Wii U Edition

    in Nintendo Discussion on 29 September 2019

    Mr Puggsly said: theRepublic said: Launch titles matter.  Where was the Wii U's Breath of the Wild?  If it came out in the first year of the console's life instead of the last, it could have made a difference.  Not to mention Super Mario Odyssey followed up as another hit title only about 7 months later.  That was just in time for the Switch's first holiday...

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