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KAL2006
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(01-23-2013, 04:13 PM)
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Someone said to me new Yoshi's Island got announced. This isn't it Yoshi's Island was a classic with a cool art style and amazing music. All the shit since then have been garbage (Yoshi's Stiry and etc).
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EvilMario
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(01-23-2013, 04:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by DarkKyo



Yoshi's story is charming!

It's also far more difficult than people give it credit for if you're trying for All Melon runs. People just blow through the game, eating anything in their path and call it a cakewalk. Bah.
Alistair Roo
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(01-23-2013, 04:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Seda



I can only ask some AA
Game looks beautiful, but those jaggies :S
ViewtifulJC
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(01-23-2013, 04:14 PM)
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Well this isn't Yoshi's Island

pass
Chiaroscuro
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(01-23-2013, 04:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by jett

I can only hope it's not babby's first platformer like Kirby's Epic Yarn.

It looks good. And if it is the case I will probably grab it for my kid.
ElectricBlanketFire
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(01-23-2013, 04:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Subtle

I let out an audible sigh when I saw that Yoshi was 2D and made of yarn, but these other screenshots with 3D Yoshi are giving me hope! More stuff like this please, but in 3D:





Please, no Yoshi's Epic Yarn!

And stop hating on Yoshi's Story you old farts!

I don't want what you want.
Busaiku
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(01-23-2013, 04:16 PM)
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Though I love the yarn style, I feel as though it should've stuck with Kirby, and Yoshi should've done something else.
It just looks too similar now.
BolognaSoup
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(01-23-2013, 04:16 PM)
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Looks stunning. This is why Nintendo hardware specs don't matter. So pumped about my U now.
thecouncil
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(01-23-2013, 04:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dandalf

I really hope it's more difficult than Kirby's Epic Yarn.

I've never been more let down by the difficulty in a game than I was with Epic Yarn. It was almost literally impossible to die.

If this Yoshi title follows in that same vein I don't know if I'll be able to push through it.

if you tried to get to the end with enough gems though, it was kinda hard...

nintendo games are hard to 100%, easy as hell to walk through.

Originally Posted by Busaiku

Though I love the yarn style, I feel as though it should've stuck with Kirby, and Yoshi should've done something else.
It just looks too similar now.

yoshi and 2D mario deserve a hand drawn game, at this point.
Aostia
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(01-23-2013, 04:19 PM)
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Looks really good, hopefully will have local multiplayer and touch controls (at least for the multiplayer mode)
BruiserBear
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(01-23-2013, 04:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by DarkKyo



Yoshi's story is charming!

Charming? Absolutely.


Fun to play? Not at all.



Originally Posted by shinobi602

Is anyone else slightly bummed they're using the same exact style as Kirby's Epic Yarn?

I loved that style, but I would've like something fresh...

I would've taken a new spin on Yoshi's Island SNES TBH.



A remade art style of that could've looked jaw dropping.

Yes, I was bummed. I think they could take the visuals of Yoshi's Island and blow people's minds with the Wii U hardware. Doesn't look like Nintendo is interested in doing that though. :(
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KeasbyKnight
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(01-23-2013, 04:22 PM)
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Looks really nice. Wonder if the music will be as good as Kirby's Epic Yarn too.
FINALBOSS
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(01-23-2013, 04:23 PM)
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LBP Yoshi's Yarn.


Babby's first platformer just like Kirby. Meh
Zen_Arcade
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(01-23-2013, 04:24 PM)
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I cant wait for more Yoshi harmonizing.

And I dont know why people assume this will be easy, all Kirby games are easy so it makes sense that Kirby Epic Yarn was simple.
Atmej
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(01-23-2013, 04:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Seda

This is the only screenshot I like. The other two seem off, as if a filter was missing or something. Same with Wind Waker HD. Hopefully they ''fix'' the look before release.
evilromero
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(01-23-2013, 04:25 PM)
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I miss the days of getting actual 3D platfomers.
Cesar
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(01-23-2013, 04:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by Seda

Looks very LBP-ish.
HueyFreeman
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(01-23-2013, 04:25 PM)
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Looks gorgeous.

Definitely getting some littlebigplanet vibes though.
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(01-23-2013, 04:27 PM)
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Lambtron
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(01-23-2013, 04:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by FINALBOSS

Babby's first platformer just like Kirby. Meh

Oh cool, you've played it?

Originally Posted by Kazerei

This is the fucking greatest.
Solid SOAP
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(01-23-2013, 04:29 PM)
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Looks beautiful, absolutely stunning in the screenshots. Here's to hoping those are what we should come to expect the final product to look like, as opposed to the video which looks like a mild improvement over Epic Yarn. I have hope, I'm so happy they're going with this art style as opposed to reusing the look of Yoshi's Island and rehashing bosses and levels from that.
Subtle
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(01-23-2013, 04:31 PM)
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I don't understand the hubbub over Yoshi's Island artstyle. What's the difference between this:



and this:



The crystalline rocks looks similar and they're both in caves. The only difference is the mushroom structures and the enemies. Nothing looks amazing about either game. Yoshi's Story's artstyle on the other hand HNNNNG.
Odrion
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(01-23-2013, 04:34 PM)
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Wow, there's a little yoshi and a big yoshi in that weird craft like planet.
thecouncil
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(01-23-2013, 04:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kazerei

i bet you go through those doorways and end up in the world that looks like those other screenshots. back and forth.

(has this already been said? i dunno.)

Originally Posted by Odrion

Wow, there's a little yoshi and a big yoshi in that weird craft like planet.

awww, i get it... haha. oh boy... i definitely get it.
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AndyboyH
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(01-23-2013, 04:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by jarosh

Cool. I loved Kirby's Epic Yarn.

glad to see someone else say it.
Don't get me wrong, I love my gritty realism and next-gen greys/browns, but Kirby Epic Yarn was charming and a guilty pleasure.
LeleSocho
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(01-23-2013, 04:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Subtle

I let out an audible sigh when I saw that Yoshi was 2D and made of yarn, but these other screenshots with 3D Yoshi are giving me hope! More stuff like this please, but in 3D:





Please, no Yoshi's Epic Yarn!

And stop hating on Yoshi's Story you old farts!

YES! give me this with YI gameplay
Croc
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(01-23-2013, 04:41 PM)
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I was disappointed at first to see just the Kirby EY style used again, but after seeing these other screenshots I'm definitely looking forward to this. Hopefully they use this to experiment with a lot of stuff since it seems like that's what they're doing with the art style.
MikeE21286
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(01-23-2013, 04:42 PM)
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1st screen: gimme

2nd screen: kinda meh
Shikamaru Ninja
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(01-23-2013, 04:42 PM)

Originally Posted by jj984jj

Worst kept secret lol. Only interested because Tezuka is involved.

Tezuka was also involved in the bad Yoshi games. Really doesn't make a difference.
KarmaCow
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(01-23-2013, 04:42 PM)
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Yoshi's Island wasn't the most difficult game but the combination of Yoshi Story and the team behind Epic Yarn makes me very apprehensive.
ElectricBlanketFire
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(01-23-2013, 04:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Subtle

I don't understand the hubbub over Yoshi's Island artstyle. What's the difference between this:



and this:

Do you honestly not see the difference between the bold creative decision to use hand-drawn crayon art style vs. the sterile aesthetic of NSMB?
Saint Gregory
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(01-23-2013, 04:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kazerei

Hmm, I didn't notice until this gif that Yoshi got upgraded after eating that Shyguy. I definitely seems like that level is based directly on Kirby's Epic Yarn, it even has the jewels, but it's hard to tell if the entire game is supposed to be set in that world.
Seda
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(01-23-2013, 04:47 PM)
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http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon...ite-Franchises
Yarn Yoshi: The team that created Kirby’s Epic Yarn is hard at work on the first console game to feature Yoshi as the main character since 1998’s Yoshi’s Story for Nintendo 64. Takashi Tezuka, director of Yoshi’s Island and Yoshi’s Story, is supervising the development of the new game, which is set in a fanciful world of yarn and textiles.
I guess we can call is Yarn Yoshi for now.
Mlatador
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(01-23-2013, 04:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by shinobi602

Is anyone else slightly bummed they're using the same exact style as Kirby's Epic Yarn?

I loved that style, but I would've like something fresh...

I would've taken a new spin on Yoshi's Island SNES TBH.



A remade art style of that could've looked jaw dropping.

To be honest, I am. The art-style of Yoshi's Island looks so much richer and lovelier, it's really a pitty they didn't go back to that and brought it to next-gen.

I wish they did to the new Yoshi platformer what Ubisoft did with Rayman Origins/Legends - make it bigger, better, more awesome than never before.

"Yoshi's Epic Yarn" graphic style - while nice - is just not bigger, better, or more awesome than the incredible, handdrawn 2D environments in Super Mario Land 2: Yoshi's Island.
Lambtron
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(01-23-2013, 04:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by ElectricBlanketFire

Do you honestly not see the difference between the bold creative decision to use hand-drawn crayon art style vs. the sterile aesthetic of NSMB?

Yeah, there are stages that look sterile in NSMB U, but that's not one of them.
xyla
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(01-23-2013, 04:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kazerei

Interesting - after he swallows the shy guy and becomes more 3D the other one is fleeing him. I think that also happens with every other shy guy we see in the video.
Zekes!
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(01-23-2013, 04:52 PM)
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what if they made a yarn Wario game
Flightmare
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(01-23-2013, 04:58 PM)
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Hope it's 2013, I loved Kirby's epic yarn. Just so warm and cosy
Solid SOAP
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(01-23-2013, 04:58 PM)
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I'm hoping this is out by mid-2014 at the latest, but I'd happily wait for an awesome Yoshi game. I don't even have a Wii U yet so I'm in no rush, but hopefully by the time I can afford it I will be able to play Pikmin 3, Yoshi and maybe even the next 3D Mario.
Hero of Legend
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(01-23-2013, 04:59 PM)
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It's weird as when Kirby was unveiled, we all said it should've been a Yoshi game.

Now we got just that... and it's a let down because aside from the new 2.5D perspective, it's really Kirby's Epic Yarn in Yoshi's skin, it would've been super original had we not gotten Kirby.

And to me, it was a minor waste for Kirby since we got a real HAL Kirby a year later, who knows if we'll get another EAD Yoshi game ever again.
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(01-23-2013, 05:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kazerei

Hey look, there is something behing that hole, maybe you can't go in if you're made of yarn.
EvilMario
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(01-23-2013, 05:01 PM)
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I really hope Epic Yarn becomes a franchise that visits many Nintendo franchises. My hope is they give this title more unique Yoshi quirks that separate it from Kirby's Epic Yarna bit.

I was always hoping it would happen with Paper Mario becoming Paper Metroid, Paper Zelda, etc.. but this is pretty great as well. Speaking of that, Metroid Epic Yarn would be pretty cool. Grappling beam with yarn, shooting out rockets that explode into yarn. Yesss.
galvatron
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(01-23-2013, 05:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zeer0id

truth bomb: Epic Yarn is the best Kirby game

Kirby's Pinball land or Kirby's Adventure for me.

Epic Yarn didn't do anything for me. Are the early stages especially weak compared to later ones? It is the last platformer that I bought and got quickly bored with that I can remember.
EvilMario
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(01-23-2013, 05:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by galvatron

Kirby's Pinball land or Kirby's Adventure for me.

Epic Yarn didn't do anything for me. Are the early stages especially weak compared to later ones? It is the last platformer that I bought and got quickly bored with that I can remember.

Try playing it again. It took me, three, or four tries before I really got into it because the beginning is so slow. Trying to get max star pieces in the later levels is definitely a challenge and the stages / music are amazing by the end.

It's just one of those games that's way too easy if you just run through it, but one that can be a challenge if you're trying to collect everything.
Alrus
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(01-23-2013, 05:05 PM)
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Yarn Shy Guys are even cuter than Yarn Waddle Dees!
Allan Holdsworth
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(01-23-2013, 05:06 PM)
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This looks like Yoshi's Story 2. Hope it doesn't have the same design philosophy.
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(01-23-2013, 05:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shikamaru Ninja

Tezuka was also involved in the bad Yoshi games. Really doesn't make a difference.

:(
Boss Doggie
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(01-23-2013, 05:10 PM)
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Oh wait, Feel Good also did Wario Land Shake It. There is hope.
Tratorn
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(01-23-2013, 05:13 PM)
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Bleh, was my biggest disappointment from the ND. This style is just terrible, hopefully it at least won't be such a boring game like Kirby's Epic Yarn.
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(01-23-2013, 05:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Saint Gregory

Hmm, I didn't notice until this gif that Yoshi got upgraded after eating that Shyguy. I definitely seems like that level is based directly on Kirby's Epic Yarn, it even has the jewels, but it's hard to tell if the entire game is supposed to be set in that world.

Yeah would Nintendo just show us pre concept video to announce a game now ? Are they that late in dev ?

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