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What the NintendPals and Pals Have Been Playing – 30/04/16

Tony has been going old school this week, James is playing a mixture of epic and ridiculous games and Myles is pleasantly surprised…

Tony Miller – Editor in Chief of Nintendo-Okie
Working my way through a couple of old school style RPGs.  Asdivine Hearts on Wii U reminds me very much of SNES games like Final Fantasy IV or something like Golden Sun on GBA.  The game is a top down RPG featuring a menu based battle system.  Mix in a stereotypical spiky haired protagonist, a couple of female fighters and healers and a deity who’s gotten trapped inside the body of a cat and you’ve got a recipe for unique dialogue.  The battle system itself shows you the turn order for your party and enemy fighters.  Continue reading What the NintendPals and Pals Have Been Playing – 30/04/16

What the NintendPals and Pals Have Been Playing – 23/04/16

Time for another edition of of what the NintendPals and Pals Have been Playing. This week James starts an epic journey, Dave plays something brand new and Myles plays something bad…

James Haden – NintendPals YouTube Contributors
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So I started on a new game this week; well I call it new but it’s actually the first game I had on the PS4; The Uncharted Collection…

So far I’m on the first game; and it’s already a masterpiece! I have played Tomb Raider from back in the 90’s; a staple of the next gen console back in the day, and Uncharted 1 reflects the same gripping formula from back in that day! Think of this as the next gen Tomb Raider and you can’t go far wrong… The story is believable and next gen graphics allow the story to be told like a motion picture.

I’ve only had about an hour or so gameplay time but already I’m looking forward to this series of games Continue reading What the NintendPals and Pals Have Been Playing – 23/04/16

What the NintendPals & Pals Have Been Playing – 16/04/16

James Haden – NintendPals Youtube Contributor

This week I’ve been playing StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void

jh2This is a game I have completed twice already but it’s such an amazing game. It’s the last expansion to the StarCraft 2 saga made by Blizzard and it’s a Real Time Strategy game. This is a genre I’ve always enjoyed since the days of Warcraft 3 and Command and Conquer.

For those of you that have heard of StarCraft 2, this expansion is easily, for me, the best one of the series. The storyline behind it is amazing and it ties up loose ends from the days of StarCraft back in the 90’s as well as StarCraft 2 over 5 years ago and Heart of the Swarm, the second instalment to StarCraft 2.

There are lots of jaw dropping moments, the first time you see Ulnar, Zeratuls involvement, The Taldarim and all sorts. The actual gameplay is very easy to pick up also; it gives help during the first few missions and then prompts visually after that should you need it. For those who are used to RTS games it will have a familiar feel in controls. Continue reading What the NintendPals & Pals Have Been Playing – 16/04/16

What The NintendPals and Pals Have Been Playing – 09/04/16

If you would like to be involved in this weekly article than feel free to contact Myles at mylesfoale@nintendo-okie.com
For now though here’s what we’ve been playing this week.

Dave Gillam – NintendPals Listener
I remember back in 2010-ish when the original Rocksmith was announced. You probably remember too, it was when rhythm-action fatigue was setting in and it was hard to even muster a sarcastic remark about Activision running something into the ground so hard it created a new tectonic fault line. Rocksmith, though was the new kid on the block, it promised to be an actual music learning tool as well as a fun game. I simply couldn’t manage to be more apathetic towards this game and all it promised, but about 2 years ago I bought it in a Steam Sale because it was cheap and I have been shredding weekly ever since.

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What the NintendPals and Pals Have Played 02/04/16

Another week has gone by but this time there was loads of chocolate to eat so I’ll consider it as one of the good ones. This week in WTNAPHP (I know) I skipped out because I’m working on a review at the moment. Instead though there’s a new contributor who’s been playing one of my all time favourite games. Let us know what you’ve been playing in the comments or if you want to get involved in this weekly article get in touch!

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What the NintendPals and Pals Have Played – 26/03/16

It’s almost Easter, that time of the year when everyone eats far to much chocolate and spends Sunday watching bad television or if you’re lucky enough; getting some well earned time on your video game. You’ll get to learn what we did with our Easter next week but until then. Here’s what the NintendPals and Pals have played this week. Continue reading What the NintendPals and Pals Have Played – 26/03/16

Life of a Baseball Player

Yakuza 5 CastYou can still hear the echoes of the stadium cheers from the last time you stepped onto the field. Your career ended just as it began, leaving a nation speechless and gaining infamy. After having “retired” you now find yourself working as an “undercover” journalist. But you just can’t seem to let go of your passion and you find yourself drawn to the local batting center. Continue reading Life of a Baseball Player