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elcapitan
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(11-19-2012, 03:44 AM)
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This is an interesting way of kicking off the WiiU launch.
Trike
(11-19-2012, 03:46 AM)
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So I've been wondering why Yoshi's Land and Soul Hackers were the only one with stars next to them. Maybe they are supposed to be newly announced titles? And the others are either old titles or just for that series in general. That explains why it just says "Metroid" and "Metal Gear Solid". Though that would seemingly confirm a MGS title heading towards WiiU. Aslo the numbers in parenthesis were the number of replies that each "community" got. Just between Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, and Scott.

Also I realize now that the conversation was cut off of the picture. Sorry, was just trying to focus on the titles. Tom Cruise or whoever said "Am I the only one that named Link "Zelda"?" or something. And then the other responded with a reference to the Zelda cartoon with "WELL, EXCUUUUUSE ME, PRINCESS!". And Scott only posted broken images.

Edit: Could "Soul Hackers" possible be the Devil Summoner game?
fates
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(11-19-2012, 03:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Trike


Edit: Could "Soul Hackers" possible be the Devil Summoner game?

It is but it's not a Wii U game.
Lunar15
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(11-19-2012, 03:49 AM)
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Hey GAF, I just downloaded pushm..



OH GOD WHAT HAPPENED IN HERE.
jackal27
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(11-19-2012, 03:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by fates

It is but it's not a Wii U game.

Makes we wonder if those could have been 3DS games as well then.
Lunar15
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(11-19-2012, 03:53 AM)
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Honestly, it just looks like thread titles. Especially since some of them are weird like "Resident Evils". It's probably a test forum for miiverse. Someone just made a speculation thread called "Yoshi's Land Wii U".
MagiusNecros
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(11-19-2012, 03:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lunar15

Honestly, it just looks like thread titles. Especially since some of them are weird like "Resident Evils". It's probably a test forum for miiverse. Someone just made a speculation thread called "Yoshi's Land Wii U".

Or it could be a test forum where Nintendo would recreate Nsider and make boards for specific games.

I miss Nsider forums.
King of the Potato People
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(11-19-2012, 04:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lunar15

Honestly, it just looks like thread titles. Especially since some of them are weird like "Resident Evils". It's probably a test forum for miiverse. Someone just made a speculation thread called "Yoshi's Land Wii U".

I like the new games idea better.
Zeitgeister
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(11-19-2012, 04:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by Puppet Shadow

Trike now needs a worthy gaf title!

maybe:

Trike
I see you, hacker...

?
Shadowlink
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(11-19-2012, 04:14 AM)
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HOLY SHIT! :O
kylej
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(11-19-2012, 04:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by alr1ght

holy shit

tears down my face y'all
Starsunder
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(11-19-2012, 04:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Shadowlink

HOLY SHIT! :O

HOLY SHIT INDEED
cj_iwakura
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(11-19-2012, 04:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Full Recovery

friggen hackers.

I know right?

rekameohs
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(11-19-2012, 04:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lunar15

Honestly, it just looks like thread titles. Especially since some of them are weird like "Resident Evils". It's probably a test forum for miiverse. Someone just made a speculation thread called "Yoshi's Land Wii U".

You and your reasoning need to get out of here!
Shadowlink
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(11-19-2012, 04:24 AM)
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Originally Posted by Starsunder

HOLY SHIT INDEED

Just read some of the earlier posts. Damn! :|
Machado
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(11-19-2012, 04:29 AM)
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we got nothing out of this
Izick
(11-19-2012, 04:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Machado

we got nothing out of this

That's not true! We got laughter...and friendship!
FoeHammer
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(11-19-2012, 04:33 AM)
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Man, Reggie creeped me out before all the close ups and gifs...
Diddy Kong
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(11-19-2012, 04:34 AM)
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Could Metroid be Retro's game?
Big Ass Ramp
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(11-19-2012, 04:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by alr1ght

holy shit

god almighty :lol
Good Job Bob
(11-19-2012, 04:35 AM)
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Just when I thought this launch couldn't get funnier/sadder.
Izick
(11-19-2012, 04:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by FoeHammer

Man, Reggie creeped me out before all the close ups and gifs...

And now he makes you wet...with perspiration.
Cramoss
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(11-19-2012, 04:36 AM)
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Do we know if Trike is still alive?
SpacePirate Ridley
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(11-19-2012, 04:47 AM)
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OMG What the fuck happened here?
Epic.
EightBitNate
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(11-19-2012, 04:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by Cramoss

Do we know if Trike is still alive?

Nintendo Ninjas got to him.
pakkit
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(11-19-2012, 04:50 AM)
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Good game, good game.
buddha0991
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(11-19-2012, 04:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by cj_iwakura

I know right?

Hard core Hacker Hack You!!
Meier
(11-19-2012, 04:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by Vamphuntr

Thanks you for the pics OP.

Bad news for chris4403@hatena.ne.jp

Has anyone tweeted at him yet? https://twitter.com/chris4403

Oops, his Twitter name was pointed out shortly thereafter. :D I do wonder what's with the misspelling of regenerate in the OP's pics..
Last edited by Meier; 11-19-2012 at 04:55 AM.
dr3upmushroom
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(11-19-2012, 04:57 AM)
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Is there a recap for this thread?
Tawpgun
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(11-19-2012, 04:59 AM)
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So what was accomplished? Just clues toward a possibility of a yoshi and MGS wii u titles?
Typographenia
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(11-19-2012, 05:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by dr3upmushroom

Is there a recap for this thread?

Trike somehow managed to (supposedly) access the debug menu of the WiiU by some simple way of interacting with the Miiverse. Once inside, he found admin account information as well as a list of unannounced games for the WiiU. However, it is speculated that the names are simply there from an earlier stage in development to fill in fields on pages.

The more Trike poked around in this debug menu, the more excited GAF got. He claimed to have received a PM from someone in the industry warning him that Nintendo could potentially get involved and face legal charges. Around this time, the Miiverse went down, and Nintendo patched it on the fly. Trike was locked out, and people began demanding he be given a tag.
Gifs and funny images ensued.



I think that pretty much covers it, but I'm certain someone else could do a far better job.
The Technomancer
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(11-19-2012, 05:32 AM)
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Around this time, the Miiverse went down, and Nintendo patched it on the fly. Trike was locked out, and people began demanding he be given a tag.

Either he's the luckiest bullshitter ever or this is amazing
Typographenia
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(11-19-2012, 05:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by The Technomancer

Either he's the luckiest bullshitter ever or this is amazing

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost...&postcount=829
and
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost...&postcount=885
Kilgore Trout
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(11-19-2012, 05:42 AM)
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What a great ride, even if all the leaks are fake (which unfortunately they almost assuredly are).
Anticitizen One
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(11-19-2012, 05:45 AM)
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You should have done something cool like spammed the miiverse with sonics and post "Long Live SEGA!" On everyone's wii u
makingmusic476
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(11-19-2012, 05:48 AM)
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I really hope Yoshi's Land is some new title.

This was an epic thread.
Trike
(11-19-2012, 05:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kilgore Trout

What a great ride, even if all the leaks are fake (which unfortunately they almost assuredly are).

As far as the titles go, I am pretty sure people are going to be disappointed if they expect a new Metroid, MGS, and Donkey Kong announced on the Wu anytime soon. However, if that one dummy post made is real then we should hear some announcements on December 10th. I didn't take a picture of it but I did transcribe it.

Also it said the new communities would come out December 20th. This would seemingly coincide with Nintendo's plan of rolling out various updates in the following weeks. By the 10th the Wii U would be out worldwide, right?
jbueno
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(11-19-2012, 05:56 AM)
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Oh shit, just found out about this, someone at Nintendo must have really screwed this up. Im wondering if those held responsible are even still at Nintendo.
JimFear
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(11-19-2012, 05:58 AM)
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avenged Jim Sterling?

Why?
Resilient
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(11-19-2012, 06:07 AM)
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No way those titles are fake. You don't just accidentally titles like that.
Kame
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(11-19-2012, 06:14 AM)
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DUDE. WHAT THE FUCK?

It hasn't even been 2 days since launch and debug mode could be already accessed?

Oh lord, INB4 WiiPocalyse Part 2 w/ Homebrew. . .

-Sigh-
pakkit
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(11-19-2012, 06:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kilgore Trout

What a great ride, even if all the leaks are fake (which unfortunately they almost assuredly are).

Are you suggesting Brad Pitt DOESN'T post on unlaunched social networks about unreleased Nintendo videogames?

Originally Posted by bluebird

No way those titles are fake. You don't just accidentally titles like that.

The titles are real, their existence, however, is probably fake.
Kame
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(11-19-2012, 06:18 AM)
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Lol, I'm not updating anymore.
pulga
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(11-19-2012, 06:19 AM)
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what the fuck happened in here. you're all batshit
Like the hat?
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(11-19-2012, 06:21 AM)
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Retro making Yoshi Land, sequel to yoshis island, in beautiful hand drawn hd. Believe.
Cyrano
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(11-19-2012, 06:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lucario

http://fotoforensics.com/analysis.ph...0d66b0e.671938

compare to

http://fotoforensics.com/analysis.ph...ffe5148e.36404


(Disclaimer: I do not know how to properly use this tool.)

Due to the way in which digital images are presented when you take pictures of them, it's hard to know for certain what that data intends. What is most interesting about the debug menu picture is that all the metadata is intact (http://fotoforensics.com/analysis.ph...0d66b0e.671938). This isn't super difficult to fake, but it's often one of the first things that's looked over when doing something like Photoshopping, since when one is intentionally trying to deceive using images, the image is often reconstructed to look authentic, and minor details (like metadata) are often missed. The fact that the metadata is fairly exhaustive is a good indicator that the images are not fake. Upload an image that was created via Photoshop or originated as a piece of art on the web and you'll see. Metadata is of course just the first step, but it's often the easiest to discern actual photos from creations. The two images you linked actually show examples of this, where the second image shows a compressed, modified image and the first is unmodified (though in this case, due to the refraction of light, I would still likely say both images are authentic, the second is simply resized). The grid impression of the images implies that both images were likely initially saved (or compressed as) JPEG images.

Algorithmically it appears as a photo of digital objects, which will appear as digital even in a photograph, due to how computer screens make-up image compositions. Once again, the other reality is that even opening an image in Photoshop does make modifications to it (as it has an image conversion process the same as any image editing program, same as GIMP and other image editors). If you've ever opened an image that looks fine in Photoshop but wrong in a program like GIMP, this is why. There can be any number of reasons for this, from compression levels to gzip functionality. Saving an image using any of these programs will modify the way the image looks, it's a simple reality of image compression, especially if you save the image as a JPEG and not a PNG, TGA, or BMP.
Last edited by Cyrano; 11-19-2012 at 06:36 AM.
blamite
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(11-19-2012, 06:24 AM)
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This is the most perfectly named thread of all time.
red731
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(11-19-2012, 06:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by bluebird

No way those titles are fake. You don't just accidentally titles like that.

Pffff-bwahaha!

I just read everything and I think I can handle the weight of the world for today. Amazing.
kittens
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(11-19-2012, 06:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Like the hat?

Retro making Yoshi Land, sequel to yoshis island, in beautiful hand drawn hd. Believe.

omg

if that happens

all my money
Andrex
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(11-19-2012, 06:34 AM)
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There was a rumor a loooooonng time ago that Good-Feel was doing a console Yoshi game I think.

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