E3 2015 So much to talk about…(Nintendo)

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Like it has been doing for a couple years now Nintendo did a video conference instead of doing it live on stage at E3. Just a note, Nintendo is in general my favorite developer and I love anything Nintendo, I even have a Nintendo inspired tattoo but I was a little disappointed by their E3 performance this year/

The presentation started out rather cute with versions of Reggie, Iwata and Miyamoto were puppet versions of themselves then they started turning into puppet versions of Start Fox characters in order to show off Star Fox Zero for Wii U. Unfortunately, at least to me the graphics and art did not look as good as I think it should they lacked detail and were very blobby. It looks like they were hearkening back to old school graphics which to me does not have to be realistic just pretty. They also showed off the the 3DS The Legend of Zelda: TriForce Heroes which is a cooperative meant to be be played with you and 2 friends where you work together and solve puzzles. I loved the way this one looked and I think it will probably be a lot of fun.

There was also Metroid Prime Federation Force, which personally I do not have much of an opinion because I have never gotten around(unfortunately) to playing a Metroid game. However, it seems to be the general consensus that fans are not pleased with this iteration of Metroid and it just seemed to me that for a game that fans have been asking for, for a long time they did not give it much of an introduction.

Then there were the Animal Crossing games which looked adorable. Super Mario Maker looks awesome and I cannot wait to try it out and see what kinds of crazy levels people make. Mario tennis looked like a prettier version of the usual.

One of my favorites was Mario & Luigi Paper Jam which is a mixture of their RPG game like Superstar Saga and the Paper Mario games it looks unique and like it would be quite a bit of fun.

They of course showed off a ton of AMIIBOS!!!I MUST GET THEM ALL!!!….most likely will not happen =(

Please feel free let me know what you thought of their conference and what you are looking forward to or what you were disappointed by this year.

Thanks for reading!

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E3 2015 So much to talk about…(Bethesda)

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So E3 has been going on since Sunday and a lot has been going on.There are many great things, some OK things and others that are just plain meh…

Let’s start off with Bethesda, I thought their presentation was exciting, fun and to the point. Of course, everyone’s favorite thing from this conference was Fallout 4. There were trailers and gameplay and all kinds of fun stuff. The game looks very pretty and it takes place in and around Boston. The customization options for your character which includes being able to be a female(YAY!) is very Sim-ish because there are not bars its just adjusting the face as you go along. Then there is the customization in the world itself. Apparently everything thing now can be broken down for materials to create your own hubs and cities within the world that you have to protect from raiders. Also, on Xbox One you will be able to get the mods created by the PC Community into your game for free! V.A.T.S. is back which is very nice as well….and to top it all off you can get your own PipBoy which once you insert your phone into it actually works just like you can in the game and you can adjust your inventory and all that good stuff. Of course its an app so you can use it without the PipBoy machine but that’s not as much fun now is it. You can also customize your weapons to do all kinds of stuff by adding scopes, barrels etc. Also, you have a mech suit that you can work on throughout the game. I believe that is all the major points for Fallout 4.

Then there is Fallout Shelter which is an app game on iOS they created at Bethesda that I have personally played and it is a ton of fun. You are basically in charge of a vault and you grow your shelter and add more people to it. It is very fun and addicting.

They also announced a new Doom game which looked gruesome and gory and very Doom-y.

They also announced Dishonored 2 which looked very much like Dishonored but better and prettier.

That is pretty much a general overview of the Bethesda conference and I though it may have been the best or one of the best of E3.

Please let me know what you think or if I missed anything you feel I should have mentioned please comment and let me know. Thanks for reading.

Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing!

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Hello All,

I played some of the Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing and it is quite a bit of fun. It has the addictive looting mechanics kind of like Borderlands and Diablo. I get to level up my character and customize his skills, stats and abilities. The only thing that I did wish was different was that I wish I had an option to have a female character, however it is not a deal breaker for me. I wish I had other people to play with so that I could try out the co-op. In general, it seems to be quite addictive and seems to have the potential to suck many hours from my life (well-spent hours). Have you played it?What do you think of the game?

Wii U Special Zelda: Windwaker HD Edition!

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Hello All,

I just went out to Best Buy and bought the Wii U. And not just the Wii U but the special edition Zelda: Windwaker HD. I have been wanting the Wii U but had not found a definitive reason to get it. But with the special edition being the same price as the regular one I thought why not and it includes the game a couple weeks early. The only reason I am not playing it right now is because the gamepad is charging. I really like the way it looks a lot more then i expected to. It black with gold Zelda themed borders. I think I will really enjoy the game(never played it before…).Lastly, Hiroshi Yamauchi’s death inspired me to go out and but it. A moment of silence for Yamauchi.