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Wario Land Shake-Age

HUELEN10

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I just got it today and after just the first hour of play, color me impressed. This is one of those titles where hype is not a bad thing. After the intro that we have all seen, Wario goes into the first level, serving as a tutorial of sorts. You meet up with Captain Maple Syrup and you start on your journey. The tutorial, which is a pirate ship, plays eerily like the first level of Wario Land 4. The mechanic is similar to 4 in the sense that you have a time limit to get back to the start as fast as you can after capturing one of Queen Melful's citizens from danger. After this first level, a shop opened up where you can buy potions, level up items, and maps to access new levels. There is also a sound test. The game looks absolutely beautiful, and no screenshots do it any justice. Don't hesitate to pick this one when it hits your region.

Thanks RagnarokX!

VIDEOS FOR YOUR VIEWING PLEASURE! These will not spoil the story, but might spoil some of the levels. Look away if you want a complete surprise when you play.
http://www.veoh.com/videos/v15247270bMEhbaX7
The first video features the first 3 stages!
http://www.veoh.com/videos/v15252163ZemPWPPc
Video of 2 more awesome stages in world 1!
http://www.veoh.com/videos/v152537633sFgb768
Video of the last stage in world 1, the first stage in world 2, and the first boss! Don't watch if you don't want the first boss spoiled, he has not been in any official trailers.
http://www.veoh.com/videos/v15257327tMswrBZn
Enjoy the rest of world 2, right before the world 2 boss!
http://www.veoh.com/videos/v152663452rgxRqQY
Enjoy the boss of world 2, a death race!
http://www.veoh.com/videos/v15266550TcxTFrPy
Take a ride on the train! 3 levels including the train in this one!
http://www.veoh.com/videos/v15269025aSb5z3YH
Time to gamble! It is the Shaking Casino!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aNxDI6FOEc
The AWESOME ENDING! SPOILERS DUH!
 

HUELEN10

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Btw, here is the back of the manual.

Now that is the Wario we all know and love. I am gonna upload vids ASAP.
 

HUELEN10

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Anasui Kishibe said:
sounds good. Not that I had doubts

keeps us posted man, right now it's already preordered
Good man.

I have just connected my DVD recorder, so leave request on what you want to see in this thread. After I am done playing, I will rip the DVD and upload the chapters on YouTube for all to see.
 

Fuu

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Already want, but impressions are always appreciated.
 

HUELEN10

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bgudna said:
so how import friendly is it? heavy on dialog?
It is pretty good on dialogue, especially with a shop, but I don't know any Japanese and I am getting by well.
 

HUELEN10

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goomba said:
But i thought Nintendo didnt make games anymore?
They don't, Good-Feel does.

Anywho, I was wondering if anyone here knew about a video upload site that allows vids of any length, or higher quality out there. Please let me know.
 

Log4Girlz

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A tutorial in a fucking 2d game? Man how I miss the days where a 9 page manual would do the job and you could just get along with fucking playing the game and figuering shit out yourself. I never read the manuals.
 

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Log4Girlz said:
A tutorial in a fucking 2d game? Man how I miss the days where a 9 page manual would do the job and you could just get along with fucking playing the game and figuering shit out yourself. I never read the manuals.
ur so h-core
 

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Log4Girlz said:
A tutorial in a fucking 2d game? Man how I miss the days where a 9 page manual would do the job and you could just get along with fucking playing the game and figuering shit out yourself. I never read the manuals.
Everyone should read manuals. They arent there for nothing you know.
 

Log4Girlz

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Teknoman said:
Everyone should read manuals. They arent there for nothing you know.
I didn't know anyone, and I mean anyone, who opened the box of Super Mario Bros. 3 and read the manual. We started the game and just got on with it lol.
 

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I don't mind tutorial tasks too much. The tolerance for failure has shifted so a game like SMB3 would be too annoying to some people right now, so I think this is an okay compromise. At least it isn't text heavy.
 

Fuu

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Thanks for the youtube link. It's working for me.
 

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slaughterking said:
Hm, don't know what happend there. Works fine for me, sorry. :I

Btw: I highly recommend to watch the high quality version. Looks way better.
Now it works.

Looks fine so far, but how is the difficulty level?
 

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Can't wait til I get home today...my copy awaits me! :D

Guybrush Threepwood said:
This game looks amazing.

I wish developers would make 2D games that look like this instead of going back to 8-bit.
Thing is? I'm surprised Ninty even did this, because this game surely wasn't made cheap.

Getting Production IG to do all the sprite drawing, backgrounds and anime FMVs? That stuff costs MONEY. Money which Ninty and some other companies have, but not necessarily everybody wants to spend on.

If Wario Land Shake sells well though? Maybe that might send a signal to these other guys.
 
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HUELEN10 said:
I just got it today and after just the first hour of play, color me impressed. This is one of those titles where hype is not a bad thing. After the intro that we have all seen, Wario goes into the first level, serving as a tutorial of sorts. You meet up with Captain Maple Syrup and you start on your journey. The tutorial, which is a pirate ship, plays eerily like the first level of Wario Land 4. The mechanic is similar to 4 in the sense that you have a time limit to get back to the start as fast as you can after capturing one of Queen Melful's citizens from danger. After this first level, a shop opened up where you can buy potions, level up items, and maps to access new levels. There is also a sound test. The game looks absolutely beautiful, and no screenshots do it any justice. Don't hesitate to pick this one when it hits the states.
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Captain Syrup is back guys. I want hype in this thread, so start your keyboards !

goomba said:
But i thought Nintendo didnt make games anymore?
This is the exception.
 
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TreIII said:
If Wario Land Shake sells well though? Maybe that might send a signal to these other guys.
Nearly every game Nintendo has spit out this gen has sold very well.

If this game doesn't sell well it is truly a dark day for gaming.