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by stvnorman
August 3rd, 2019, 10:45 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8427
Views: 930434

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Cool. I was playing Ridge Racer 4 and Destruction Derby on the PlayStation Classic yesterday. I can play both endlessly, and whilst the machine was a present., they alone make it worth every penny of the current offer prices you see! I’ve been dipping in and out of Super Castlevania IV on SNES Class...
by stvnorman
July 31st, 2019, 12:22 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: What's Out This Week?
Replies: 1808
Views: 245680

Re: What's Out This Week?

Probably not worth the bother looking into it just to try a demo, but if you're familiar with wine and have it installed already, might be worth a try - https://old.reddit.com/r/Forager/comments/999afb/how_to_run_forager_on_mac/ Absolutely no chance I’ll do that, but really appreciate the thought!
by stvnorman
July 30th, 2019, 6:34 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: What's Out This Week?
Replies: 1808
Views: 245680

Re: What's Out This Week?

It plays more like a grindy clicker than anything the trailers make it seem. I'd recommend giving the demo a go before you part with your cash - https://hopfrog.itch.io/forager-demo Thanks for that. I’m only on MAC unfortunately so will have to wait for some reviews. I saw it’s £20 on Switch which ...
by stvnorman
July 29th, 2019, 8:48 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Games Completed 2019
Replies: 810
Views: 34855

Re: Games Completed 2019

1 Jan: Lego Marvel Super Heroes (PS4) 12 Jan: LittleBigPlanet 3 (PS4) 27 Jan: Raging Justice (Switch) 7 Feb: Mega Man 4 - Mega Man Legacy Collection (Switch) 7 Mar: Trials Fusion (PS4) 15 Mar: Cursed Castilla EX (Switch) 22 Mar: The Witness (PS4) 27 Mar: Call of Duty - Modern Warfare Remastered (PS...
by stvnorman
July 29th, 2019, 8:43 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: What's Out This Week?
Replies: 1808
Views: 245680

Re: What's Out This Week?

Saboteur 2 finally comes to Switch this week. If you can wait, I got the original for about 99p fairly soon after release so I guess the same will happen here. What I actually wanted to mention was Forager - very interesting 2D Zelda meets Harvest Moon meets Minecraft type thing. It’s out on Switch ...
by stvnorman
July 29th, 2019, 8:36 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8427
Views: 930434

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

I came across something called Pixel Puzzle Collection for iOS by Konami in Retro Gamer mag last week. I’d never worked out what picross games were all about, but the fact that this went back through their history grabbed my interest. It’s completely free with some very unobtrusive ads for recent an...
by stvnorman
July 27th, 2019, 6:02 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8427
Views: 930434

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Back from holiday a few days ago and not sure what to start next. Aside from loads more Virtua Racer, getting to grips with Donkey Kong 3, and having the game of my life on Mighty Bomb Jack - which I ended up finishing - I decided to play through the stack of Switch demos that appeared recently... A...
by stvnorman
July 25th, 2019, 7:41 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3624
Views: 437371

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

I had no problems with my original JCs until the Shovel Knight incident the other week, but I’m finding the new set I got struggling with range - had to move the settee closer to the TV to stop it.
by stvnorman
July 25th, 2019, 7:38 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Videogame Deals
Replies: 1610
Views: 278527

Re: Videogame Deals

This War of Mine and the wonderful Moonlighter both free on the Epic Store.
by stvnorman
July 24th, 2019, 8:39 pm
Forum: Console Specials
Topic: Console Special No.5: Commodore Amiga
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Re: Console Special No.5: Commodore Amiga

I was an ST owner but thoroughly enjoyed the Amiga podcast. I could relate to at least 80% of it, particularly the games discussion, where anything good on the Amiga came from the ST anyway!!! Sorry, my Patreon payments surely buy me one little dig! And seriously, I’d forgotten all about the magazin...
by stvnorman
July 19th, 2019, 6:55 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8427
Views: 930434

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Finished some more Game Boy titles from the recent Konami collections on Switch. Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge is an excellent game and a perfect companion to Adventure. By this point they properly knew how to get the most out of the hardware, so it looks even more wonderfully atmospheric, runs ...
by stvnorman
July 12th, 2019, 3:55 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8427
Views: 930434

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

Ahh that's cool, I'm planning to get a Switch sometime soon and I didn't know this was on there. I think you’ll like if. The Switch version has loads of extras if you’re willing to put the time in. I think it’s been in sales fairly regularly since it came out so hopefully you’ll get it at a decent ...
by stvnorman
July 11th, 2019, 7:25 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8427
Views: 930434

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

I’ve been dabbling with Night Trap since the day it came out last year on Switch, gradually getting a bit further through the story each time. A couple of weeks ago I got to what turned out to be a mid-way checkpoint (after all of 14 minutes!), so I’ve been getting a bit more serious, even taking no...
by stvnorman
July 9th, 2019, 6:36 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: The Nintendo news and discussion thread
Replies: 3624
Views: 437371

Re: The Nintendo news and discussion thread

Dr Mario World has landed a day early. I’ve played through the first 15 stages, and it’s definitely more Candy Crush than Dr Mario so far in gameplay terms, and I’m sure It won’t be long before it’s like it in free to play mechanics too. It’s a perfectly fine example of the match-three mobile puzzle...
by stvnorman
July 8th, 2019, 9:51 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8427
Views: 930434

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

I know it but haven’t got it. However, when I last looked the price on PS2 was much higher than it seems to be on eBay currently. Unfortunately my PS2 drive is knackered and only plays about one in three games, so I’ve been reluctant to buy anything new for it. The first one does still work though. ...
by stvnorman
July 8th, 2019, 8:28 am
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8427
Views: 930434

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

ratsoalbion wrote:
July 7th, 2019, 10:04 pm
I don’t think Hamster have any Atari IP, so you won’t get an ACA version of Pit Fighter.
Treading all over my dreams with your superior knowledge...
by stvnorman
July 7th, 2019, 8:37 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: What's Out This Week?
Replies: 1808
Views: 245680

Re: What's Out This Week?

Alex79uk wrote:
July 7th, 2019, 7:39 pm
Have you played it before? :lol:
A thousand times. Which is my fear.
by stvnorman
July 7th, 2019, 7:12 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: What's Out This Week?
Replies: 1808
Views: 245680

Re: What's Out This Week?

I am looking forward to Dr Mario on mobile but the trailers make it look very free to play. I really hope it’s not just another matching game with a Nintendo veneer.
by stvnorman
July 7th, 2019, 7:08 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Game that defines the console?
Replies: 25
Views: 660

Re: Game that defines the console?

I love a list! Based on games I’ve played, in the order I’ve owned the console (or thereabouts)... Hope I’m allowed games on computers too! VIC-20: The Perils of Willy Spectrum: Manic Miner Atari ST: Defender of the Crown Game Boy: Tetris PS1: Doom Game Boy Colour: Pokemon Gold PS2: SSX Game Boy Adv...
by stvnorman
July 7th, 2019, 6:42 pm
Forum: Videogame Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playing?
Replies: 8427
Views: 930434

Re: Whatcha Been Playing?

I think Game Boy Castlevania Adventure gets a bum rap. Then again, I think that about Pit Fighter and the Spectrum version of Out Run too! Anyway, I remember being hugely impressed with it on the original hardware, and have really enjoyed playing through it again in the Konami Castlevania Collection...