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Edited by joshwent

REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEMIX!

Which they must have called this game because the menu is obviously a remix of...

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Edited by RE_Player1

This isn't biggest disappointment or anything but man I wished I never bought it.

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Edited by vikingdeath1

I love Remixes.

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Posted by Honkalot

The game's currency icon looks like bitcoins.

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Posted by Smokey_Earhole

Yeah, I'm with Jeff. This is way too not wacky enough. It frankly looks boring as shit.

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Posted by ch3burashka

danny dorito

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Edited by ak1mbo

The real disappointment is that we've seen this concept done better elsewhere. C'mon Nintendo.

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Posted by Yesiamaduck

This looks shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit

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Posted by MovieFlask

I guess I'm in the minority, because I really dig this game. Bite-sized challenges that I can jump on and play a few of every now-and-then. They get progressively harder and wackier and more fun (albeit frustrating on occasion because of the difficulty).

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Posted by NYHorn36

They should do a Quick Look Remix when all the other stages and games have been unlocked.

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Posted by ProfessorEss

Stupid question but I don't suppose you can play the actual games can you?

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Posted by jimmyfenix

Shadow Mario > Mario

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Posted by BeachThunder
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Edited by Hailinel

Stupid question but I don't suppose you can play the actual games can you?

The games in question have all been released on the Virtual Console. You can't actually play them from within NES Remix, though.

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Edited by Scullinator

Call me crazy but I was surprised to see this get a low review. Im loving this game. I have a nostalgic craving that comes up from time to time to play the games of my childhood. I was getting my fix playing roms on my smartphone but the touch screen controls just dont give the same feel. This game is awesome, but I guess you need to have grown up playing these games to really appreciate them. What would have made it better would have been leader boards. I played this a ton when I bought it, and now my girlfriend plays to beat my scores but you cant tell cause there is no leader board. Thats really my only complaint.

Im hoping they have the ability to add more games down the road through DLC.

"Id buy that for a Dollar" (anyone tell me what movie that quote is from?)

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Posted by The_Nubster

This game is awesome, but I guess you need to have grown up playing these games to really appreciate them.

I think Jeff grew up playing these games.

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Posted by Illuminosopher
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Posted by The_Nubster

@illuminosopher: When I think about his opinions on food, I think maybe you're right.

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Posted by HippocraticOaf

Really surprised no one made a bitcoin joke.

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Posted by BaneFireLord

This seems super lame.

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Posted by redwing42

There is a Game Theory video going more in depth about the "dark backstory" of Mario that they touched on a bit here. It's pretty entertaining.

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Edited by DarkShaper

Honestly this seems kinda cool. I would probably pay 15$ for this if it was on the 3DS

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Posted by ModernAlkemie
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Posted by felakuti4life

So that's how they got the idea for Limbo...

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Posted by afabs515

There is a Game Theory video going more in depth about the "dark backstory" of Mario that they touched on a bit here. It's pretty entertaining.

I love that dude. The Majora's Mask video is my favorite one though.

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Posted by spilledmilkfactory

This seems like the worst execution of a great idea I've seen in a very long time.

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Posted by ProfessorEss

Every time they go into the menu screen I keep waiting for the sax from The Cosby Show theme to kick in.

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Posted by peritus

I love Brad's puns. :)

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Edited by afabs515

Just finished watching. Looks to me like Nintendo had a great opportunity to approach their classic franchises in a refreshing, exciting way, but they played it too safe. Surprise! (I guess)

EDIT: It also made me nervous when they announced it in that Nintendo Direct, then released it with no warning within a week or 2.

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Posted by jkz

I dunno, this seems cool to me

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Edited by McBobbyFresh

Jeff droppin' knowledge bombs!

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Posted by SharkMan

Brad's bad at vid... wait minute Jeff?!?

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Edited by AndrewB

Way too harsh on this game. Only sticking points would be the price and the fact that it starts off slow. Otherwise it looks nifty.

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Posted by flippyandnod

I like this better than the Bombers do. But it would get old playing so many snippets of the originals just to get to the remixes.

I think if I stretched it out, playing it only a couple hours a week I could get $15 of value out of it.

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Posted by waterfallsuite

There's a whole lot of armchair game design in this video. I understand you're looking at things at face value, but the negativity is getting me down.

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Edited by Phoenix87

A tutorial for a 2D NES game.

Jesus Christ, kids today are stupid. Or at least nintendo thinks they are. The game probably comes with a pack-in bottle of Adderall.

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Posted by Spaceyoghurt

Terrible.

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Posted by Ben_H

I feel like they should have played more of this before doing the Quick Look. The fact that the stuff they were complaining about not being in the game is actually in the game kinda proves that. By the end it was getting to be kinda neat.

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Edited by darkjester74

zzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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Posted by BrianP

@ben_h said:

I feel like they should have played more of this before doing the Quick Look. The fact that the stuff they were complaining about not being in the game is actually in the game kinda proves that. By the end it was getting to be kinda neat.

I don't know, I think they do these to show what it would be like for someone jumping in to the game rather than a comprehensive overview. If you bought this thinking it would be a mashup of all these games right off the bat, it would be a bummer to find out you had to grind your way through repetitive boring levels to even unlock more than a handful of games.

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Edited by Viking_Funeral

Well, that looks awful.

Maybe it's because I grew up with the original games, but I'd rather just play them then being taught the mechanics of each game without ever being able to play them. It seems like it might eventually get cool, but any game with a 5+ hour tutorial is going to be avoided.

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Edited by gbrading

It's such a shame they couldn't have done way crazier things.

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Posted by lightsoda

I just want a compilation of Jeff dance horn and beatbox.

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Posted by holybins

I agree that Jeff is a little harsh on this, but for him personally (extremely experienced) I can see why it's boring. I'd pick this up to scratch a completion-ist itch - cruising through those initial stages will probably pay off with those other games and (most likely) more challenging stages.