• volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic The Great Debate of Our Time: X or Cross?. on the General Discussion board

    @sethmode said:@volemaulder said: So, I grew up in Greece, where, obviously, I spoke Greek, right? So, in Greek, we would call the d-pad a cross back in NES/SNES/GameBoy era, because it looked like o...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic The Great Debate of Our Time: X or Cross?. on the General Discussion board

    So, I grew up in Greece, where, obviously, I spoke Greek, right? So, in Greek, we would call the d-pad a cross back in NES/SNES/GameBoy era, because it looked like one, and that kinda stuck, even tho...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    @rahf said: @volemaulder: I feel you're leaning heavily on one side and perhaps missing some of the forest for the trees.When I mean bleak and miserable, I mean any game where the overall tone and mo...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    Just for the record, I find absolutely nothing aesthetically pleasing in Mario Galaxy (or any Mario game for that matter). Aesthetics are a highly subjective issue, so that's fine, I can accept how ot...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    @acharlie1377: Yeap, that was a response to my comment. I hear you, all those things that you describe in praise of BotW, I agree on every single one, and that's why I like the game. I even said so th...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    @heidegger said:@volemaulder said: @heidegger said: Just to be clear, this isn't a problem or a criticism of fans of Nintendo. As I said in my OP: I support Nintendo for offering that niche. I think ...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    @heidegger said: Another excellent analysis! It's why I enjoy such threads, going deep on subjects is its own kind of fun :)PS - what game is that?Thank you, same here :) The game's Dishonored.

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    @rahf said: Nintendo is not for kids. Nintendo is for people whose brains are not eternally wired to "bleak," "misery," and perhaps a dash of "severity and gravitas."I can't speak for the OP, but Jou...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    @heidegger said: Just to be clear, this isn't a problem or a criticism of fans of Nintendo. As I said in my OP: I support Nintendo for offering that niche.Yeap, I never thought you were saying that....

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    @drachmalius: I think you made the point I tried to make, but more succinctly here. One can find the aesthetics childish, that's a legitimate opinion and position, I think, but maturity or lack thereo...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    OP, I'd be inclined, on the surface, to agree with you more than disagree. In my opinion, yes, there is an overly cutesy and babyish aesthetic to most of Nintendo's output, from OSes and sound effects...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic What are you an absolute sucker for? (in video games). on the General Discussion board

    @liquiddragon: I think I'm a sucker for pretty much what you are, so high-five!At times, and depending on what else is going on in my life, I also enjoy a bit of era tourism on a larger scale (Mafia 1...

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  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Which game should I play over the other, for now?. on the General Discussion board

    @a_z said: Does Witcher 1 suck like Uncharted 1, and is it boring to play (Witcher 1) compared to the other games in its series?It plays very differently, at least when it comes to combat. I know som...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic PS5 is on the way and I only own 3 games for the PS4! Please help. on the PlayStation 4 board

    Just to weigh in a little bit with regard to the Infamous games. My experience with Second Son (and the spin off, what was it, Last Light or something?), having played and finished both of the previo...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic PS5 is on the way and I only own 3 games for the PS4! Please help. on the PlayStation 4 board

    @aerithlives: I would think that if they can love a whole bunch of high quality games, as it seems they do based on the fact they love the Witcher series, RDR2, and a good number of Sony exclusives, i...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Which game should I play over the other, for now?. on the General Discussion board

    Uncharted games are quite easy on the easy difficulty, and their puzzles are usually very simple, with the game giving you all the in-game hints and clues it can without actually spelling out the sol...

  • volemaulder posted a message in the forum topic Which game should I play over the other, for now?. on the General Discussion board

    Your motivations to play seem a bit confusing to me, more confusing even than your selections for the poll, so it's harder even to make a recommendation. I did vote for The Last of Us, because I woul...