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Is The Wonderful 101 the most voluminous and varied action game ever? I said WOW!

Korezo

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You finally got to the 005C boss. Good, good.



What didn't you like about it?

Too many parts of the game feels tedious the boss battles, flying parts the majority of the game. When I start getting into the game thinking its about to get fun it gets ruined by something. I just grinded from 5c to the end and just beat it right now. The game only got entertaining when I started unlocking all the abilities and started equipping blocks because it made progress faster and i was killing everything in a instant with platinums. But I think I feel this why because of the lack of explanation in many parts, when I was lost and game didn't explain anything I felt like smashing my wii lol. The game has fun combat but to me gets ruined by the crappy enemies that aren't even fun to fight which add to the tediousness.
 

Neiteio

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Too many parts of the game feels tedious the boss battles, flying parts the majority of the game. When I start getting into the game thinking its about to get fun it gets ruined by something. I just grinded from 5c to the end and just beat it right now. The game only got entertaining when I started unlocking all the abilities and started equipping blocks because it made progress faster and i was killing everything in a instant with platinums. But I think I feel this why because of the lack of explanation in many parts, when I was lost and game didn't explain anything I felt like smashing my wii lol. The game has fun combat but to me gets ruined by the crappy enemies that aren't even fun to fight which add to the tediousness.
There is always an efficient way to approach each situation. The challenge is figuring it out.

For example, when you're on the rails in one of the earlier levels, being chased by missile-launching ships, you can attack those ships in addition to jumping back and forth between rails. Or take the dreidel-like enemies in Operation 005, the ones that take the shape of your various morphs. I was struggling with them until I realized I needed to swarm them in-between their attacks, spamming X until they're stunned, and then unleash as many Multi-Unite Morphs as I could, whittling down their health in no time at all. Before I was smashing them into cubes with a super-sized Unite Hammer, which eventually works but took a while.

Kamiya himself said the entire first playthrough is the tutorial. You're not supposed to know how to handle every situation right from the start. You're thrown into the fray and learn by the skin of your teeth. Trial by fire -- the Platinum forge!
 
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The game isn't perfect(it's perfectly fun though and the best of the year to me) but man, the voiceacting and writing is just about flawless.

So many memorable lines, so many memorable deliveries.
 

Collegeguy46

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Is it really this good? I was thinking of purchasing it the other day but I got Rayman Legends and ordered Wind Waker HD instead (i know, safe bets)
 

moolamb

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It's okay that some people won't like this game. Don't get it.

Doesn't change the fact that it's fucking ridiculously epic.

Is it really this good? I was thinking of purchasing it the other day but I got Rayman Legends and ordered Wind Waker HD instead (i know, safe bets)

Unexpected joy >>> safe bets.
 

PKrockin

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Is it really this good? I was thinking of purchasing it the other day but I got Rayman Legends and ordered Wind Waker HD instead (i know, safe bets)
If you like good action games and are open to trying something new and fresh you should get this.

I was kind of "eh" on it until the demo because I didn't really understand it. Once I played the demo for a half hour and got used to playing it myself it became amazing. And the demo doesn't adequately convey how nuts the game gets, even in the first operation.
 

Collegeguy46

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It's okay that some people won't like this game. Don't get it.

Doesn't change the fact that it's fucking ridiculously epic.



Unexpected joy >>> safe bets.

Considering my favorite game of all time (TWEWY) was an unexpected joy, you are absolutely correct
 

Collegeguy46

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If you like good action games and are open to trying something new and fresh you should get this.

I was kind of "eh" on it until the demo because I didn't really understand it. Once I played the demo for a half hour and got used to playing it myself it became amazing. And the demo doesn't adequately convey how nuts the game gets, even in the first operation.

I really enjoyed the demo! I played with both the pro controller and Gamepad and while I often make the circles and lines too long I still enjoy it quite a bit.

Yes, it is. Buy it now to support more games like this.

I get my paycheck on Thursday, and if the cards are aligned I'll definitely pick it up from Wal-Mart :D
 

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I would get this but I don't like games that get bad reviews. The idea that trained professionals didn't like it is enough to ruin any fun I could have.
 

moolamb

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I would get this but I don't like games that get bad reviews. The idea that trained professionals didn't like it is enough to ruin any fun I could have.

Yeah I also CANNOT play games which don't sell well because they sucks apparently.
 

Neiteio

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Wonder Red is Kamiya's best character across all of his games. So earnest and true. Really exemplifies the surprisingly wholesome nature of the game.
Wonder Red is a great hero because he truly seems like a kind and well-meaning person. Clearly a smart and talented individual, and a natural leader, but also down-to-earth in his humility and earnestness. The times when he's stammering or embarrassed are adorable!
 

foxuzamaki

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one of my favorite parts is (you can read this neit)
after red and blues fight and they have their one on one chat, when Vijounne knocks red into the endless put, blue raised his sword to fight her after she taunts him but then he jumps into the hole after read in the same pose,
it was such a bro moment.
 

PKrockin

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I really enjoyed the demo! I played with both the pro controller and Gamepad and while I often make the circles and lines too long I still enjoy it quite a bit.

I get my paycheck on Thursday, and if the cards are aligned I'll definitely pick it up from Wal-Mart :D
I look forward to seeing the full game on your GOTY list then.
 

Neiteio

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one of my favorite parts is (you can read this neit)
after red and blues fight and they have their one on one chat, when Vijounne knocks red into the endless put, blue raised his sword to fight her after she taunts him but then he jumps into the hole after read in the same pose,
it was such a bro moment.
LOL, thanks for letting me know it's safe. And that moment was great. Showed that when the cards are down,
Blue has his friend's back.
 

JasoNsider

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Seems like you guys felt the same - Red is just an amazing character all around. The fact that he is this shy and scared man as Mr. Wedgeworth that changes into a bold and fearless leader, to me, is a perfect classic fantasy of "unlocking the hero within you". And I say that in the most positive way. It was genuinely endearing.
 

Neiteio

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As of 6-B:

Red >> Blue > Pink >> Green > Yellow >>>> White >>>>>> Black

and no I'm not racist
 

ViewtifulJC

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Pink is easily the worst. By the second half of the game, I actively started to skip her dialog so I don't have to hear her shallow shrill abrasive faux-Transylvania fangirling and anger anymore. She's down there with Luka for Worst in Show
 

PKrockin

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Pink is easily the worst. By the second half of the game, I actively started to skip her dialog so I don't have to hear her shallow shrill abrasive faux-Transylvania fangirling and anger anymore. She's down there with Luka for Worst in Show
Yeah, she's definitely the worst so far.
 

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Pink is easily the worst. By the second half of the game, I actively started to skip her dialog so I don't have to hear her anymore. She's down there with Luka for Worst in Show

Pink is in this game to bait Anita Sarkeesian. That's is likely the the reason she is vain, bitchy, catty, fashion/hair/makeup-obsessed, driven by love, Green's object of lust, motherly to Luka, the game's main sex appeal, talks a lot on her cellphone, uses a whip, and wears the color pink all at once.
 

Neiteio

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Pink is in this game to bait Anita Sarkeesian. That's is likely the the reason she is vain, bitchy, catty, fashion/hair/makeup-obsessed, driven by love, Green's object of lust, motherly to Luka, the game's main sex appeal, talks a lot on her cellphone, uses a whip, and wears the color pink all at once.
C'mon guys, how can you not find her adorable after she
falls for "Vorkkie."

Whip is one of the most fun weapons, too.
 

branny

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She's down there with Luka for Worst in Show
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Edit:
Pink is in this game to bait Anita Sarkeesian. That's is likely the the reason she is vain, bitchy, catty, fashion/hair/makeup-obsessed, driven by love, Green's object of lust, motherly to Luka, the game's main sex appeal, talks a lot on her cellphone, uses a whip, and wears the color pink all at once.
I like her more when you describe her like that, lol.
 

Riposte

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C'mon guys, how can you not find her adorable after she
falls for "Vorkkie."

Whip is one of the most fun weapons, too.

She's also fills the role of "boys are dumb" lecturing with her "..." moments. Which is what I'm doing right now to your post.

She can funny sometimes, though she is a bit overkill.
 

brandonh83

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Didn't have a problem with Pink, and I loved Luka by the end of it. I was for sure that Luka would be the most cringe-worthy thing about the game but I ended up really appreciating his role.
 

Kintaro

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You fuckers made me go out and buy a Wii U and this game with hype greater than ever before.

Thank you.
 

ViewtifulJC

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To be fair, there are a few "girls are dumb" moments to balance it out. "Don't mind her, the fumes from her nail polish messed with her head"

And maybe the funniest moment in the game, "What, you've been screwing around with some hussie while we're trying to save the world!?"

Entire male cast: "..."
 

foxuzamaki

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You shouldn't buy a console for one game...

That's why you should also check out:

Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate
Pikmin 3
New Super Mario Bros U + New Super Luigi U

I feel the wii U version of tekken is unappreciated, it still has those exclusive modes and costumes
 

KPunk

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This thread compels me to definitely get a Wii U...

Shit, I just bought wind waker and pikmin 3 today with the Toys R Us B1G1 40% Nintendo game sale. I was really thinking about getting this game but also really wanted pikmin. After reading this thread I might be returning it.....what do you guys think? I was excited for both games and have been waiting for a deal like this to pick up pikman, which is why I bought it.
 

foxuzamaki

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Shit, I just bought wind waker and pikmin 3 today with the Toys R Us B1G1 40% Nintendo game sale. I was really thinking about getting this game but also really wanted pikmin. After reading this thread I might be returning it.....what do you guys think? I was excited for both games and have been waiting for a deal like this to pick up pikman, which is why I bought it.

enjoy pikmin now, and pick wonderful 101 later, its always there on the eshop, and unfortunately because of sales you'll probably get it for a cheaper price soon.