Metal Gear Scanlon 2 - Part 08
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Nintendo's all-stars assemble once again, resulting in one of the best reasons to own a Wii U (and eight GameCube controllers).
The move to more powerful consoles has resulted in a prettier looking wrestling game, but also a far less enjoyable one.
Far Cry 4's open-world provides ludicrous moments and enough chaotic fun to make it worth your while.
I've yet to play one of these games but this looks pretty fun, it might be my first.
I forgot that this came out a lot earlier in the US. Oh well I shouldn't complain, the last game had like a 3 month delay, maybe more, so one week is nothing.
Oh yeah, I remember that room. While I would probably do better these day, at the time I originally played MGS and MGS2 I did no better than Drew at these parts. Some o the bomb stuff took me forever.
I would give him the advice to use first person look mode more when he doesn't have the radar, and also remember that you can hide bodies. One final thing, I'm not completely sure about this but I think the maximum times you need to pick up and drop a guard for him to drop an item is 3, so just doing it 2 times might be one short.
Also when you're crawling the mines won't blow up at all, it doesn't matter from what direction you approach them. They're directional mines that fire off shrapnel, and it seems like their sensors aim up and won't activate when you're close to the ground.
Man, poor devoted Sonic fans that probably feel obligated to play this.
The best I can say about it is that at least I didn't hate all of the attempts at humor, and Amy seems to be a better character than she's been in the past.
With both this game and the first MGS Drew is doing about as good as I did when I originally played them. I also had trouble finding the hole in the fence, even on repeated playthroughs, and started going the wrong way towards the other struts more than one time at the start of the game.
Like the first MGS, it is interesting to come back to this many years later with an expanded understanding of Japanese character types. It just makes me hate Rose all the more though, now that I have a general sense of what type of anime archetype she is modeled after.
I've never played a Mario Party game, and I'm not about to start now, but the Amiibo integration in that game better allow you to bring the figurines in as playable characters in the game. If not, then what are they even doing.
Regardless however of how poorly thought out this thing seems to me, I will end up buying a couple of them for sure. They already got me.
I'm pretty sure that Dan is wrong about you having to go through the Tanker in the original. From what I remember you start up the game and it asks you about your history with the first MGS. If you for example say that you didn't play it but watched all of it up to the ending, it will send you to the Tanker, while claiming that you don't know what happened in the first game sends you to the Plant part.
I don't think I ever knew about that hatch during the photography part, that was super weird. Also I'd forgotten how much of a wuss Raiden comes off as in this game. and it's early.
Good to see that Iwata is back, and in good health, I hope!
I'm glad that Splatoon will have a single player component, since I'll probably buy it because it looks so cool, only to not play it much online. Also looking forward to that Kirby game and the new Mario Kart tracks.
Nothing of what they've said about Amiibo so far has managed to convince me that it won't miss the point of the other toys-to-life games and become a spectacular failure.
...I'll still probably pick up a Pikachu or a Kirby or a Samus or a Peach.
I've only played this game once and it has been a long time since, which also means that my memory is kinda fuzzy on what issues I thought the game had. Regardless, I hope this remake can fix some of them, since I'll probably be buying and playing it.
Oh my god! I never realized that Olga shot a bullet out of her knife, with all the twisting I just always figured she pulled out her gun. That talk about the knife having a surprise I always credited to the weird (blinding?) light effect it seemed to have, but never understood it. Damn.
Also, super happy about this, I was expecting having to wait until next year for more MGS.
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