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Originally Posted by Hellisforheroes View Post
hah he sounds bored. he should really review what games he wants.
He mentioned at the start he was reviewing this to stop all of the fanboys flooding his inbox.

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k, So I disagree aside from the items thing. Then again, I usually turn off items except for final smash's in multiplayer battles at home or online. I disagree with one of the points because I don't button mash as much as other people I've seen. To get really good at brawl some skill is needed. Like in melee, there was wavedashing, which many novices didn't know about.
Thats kind of my point, to be good at it you play it for hours practicing these combos and moves THAT YOU'RE NEVER TOLD EXIST. He compared it to Guitar Hero in the review, but in guitar hero the only extra things are hammer ons and pull offs, and they give you a tutorial on how to do them. It would be like if holding your guitar at a 60 degree angle while pressing blue green and orange 4 times and depressing the whammy bar 50% would give you instant star power. Sound ridiculous? Thats what 99% of all fighters (including SSB) are like.
    
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I played SSBB, and found it to be a bit dry. I mean, what with it being the new one, I played through the Adventure Mode and had no major complaints, but it's the repetition. I don't want to be "that guy", as stated in the clip. I'm independent of the need for cult followings. It's so cliche' to be the person that games for perfection and can't help but to lord over everyone else as they bow and marvel at your skill. It's a game. Yes, meant to be good, but not a power struggle.

I liked the end, and EXTRRRAVAGANZA!
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post #13 of 35
I think that the amount of time needed to learn the fighting style of SSB is grossly over exaggerated.

You probably need an hour at most to achieve a level of ability to be able to fully enjoy the game. True you won't be super king master, but then again neither will most of your friends that come over. That's why it's so hectic and not a one on one fighting game, it gives novices some lee way.

I have to agree the SSE is annoyingly long. I don't think it belongs in a game like SSB, and unfortunately it's the only way to get sonic. But tearing though one bout of SSE is better than having to play 500 brawls before unlocking secret characters. So I guess in the end it is a good compromise.

Also it's just fun to go through and unlock random stuff. Not to mention that considering the amount of SSB copies sold I don't think you'll be very hard pressed to find challengers. And that's not including wifi matches. I mean I have 5 friends who either own a copy or are already at very high fighting ability from melee.

Though he obviously bears a hatred for fighting games in general so I pretty much throw this review out the window.
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post #14 of 35
I can play SSBB pretty well, I guess I have good mashing abilities. Personally, I find the games for the Wii to be good for parties, but not for great games.
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post #15 of 35
SSBB is the same as the others and I find no point in them releasing another one. It's the exact same thing, with a FEW different characters (which is not worth an extra $50 IMO).

I mean, it's fun, but I'd rather just play the original on the N64. And it's not really anything special compared to other fighter games (as stated many times before).

And Yahtzee is hilarious and I love him. His worst review (by worst I mean the review was not as entertaining) was No More Heroes, and that was still decently funny.
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post #16 of 35
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So true! SSB is probably the most innovative fighter ever made, but its still just a fighter.. Your skill in the game is measured by how fast you can run to the items and how many times you can remember to pull off combos inbetween your random button mashing!



For those people who can't watch it:

He doesn't like it for the most part, mostly for the reason I stated above, and also because of the time you have to spend unlocking the characters and the boring single player.
Turn off items and fight against someone who's really good at the game, you won't touch the ground and the only time you'll hit the other player is by accident. It's a little bit more than button smashing although I do have to agree with Yahtzee that when someone comes in and DOES start button mashing they can occasionally get annoying kills on you because they have no strategy to follow whatsoever.
post #17 of 35
Mmmm, anything that bashes the Nintendo Wii is something to be appreciated. Good stuff!

I can't think of a game I'd rather be playing less right now (well, maybe Crysis) than SSBB. Especially considering its probably gimicked UP THE ASS due to being on the king of gimicky consoles- the Wii.
    
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This is the second review in a row in which I 100% agree with Yahtzee.

SSBB was short, pointless, and pretty damn boring if you ask me. The only time in which you can have FUN with the game, is if you play with other friends (Not PEOPLE - Friends, whom you know. Not ANONYMOUS)
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post #19 of 35
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Mmmm, anything that bashes the Nintendo Wii is something to be appreciated. Good stuff!

I can't think of a game I'd rather be playing less right now (well, maybe Crysis) than SSBB. Especially considering its probably gimicked UP THE ASS due to being on the king of gimicky consoles- the Wii.
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I didn't care much for Brawl either, it seemed WAY over hyped, single/Co-Op was great, but once that was done i stopped playing.


Wii needs more games, so far only Twilight Princesses has impressed me.
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